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Fla_Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-10-11 10:52 AM
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60. Holy catfish... was this you?
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  -I got a speeding ticket yesterday... EnviroBat  May-10-11 09:00 AM   #0 
  - They started becoming a threat in the 70s when Nixon started  Warpy   May-10-11 09:03 AM   #1 
  - Except it is all in the head of the OP...  Cid_B   May-10-11 10:57 AM   #61 
  - Your post reads like a rationalization for speeding  slackmaster   May-10-11 09:03 AM   #2 
  - Your reply reads like rationalization for missing the point.  EnviroBat   May-10-11 09:05 AM   #3 
  - You're trying to blame the cops and claim persecution rather than accept responsibility  slackmaster   May-10-11 09:06 AM   #6 
     - The OP was perfectly clear. He felt fearful by the presence of the police...  Atman   May-10-11 09:27 AM   #28 
        - Thank you...  EnviroBat   May-10-11 09:48 AM   #38 
  - Next time, try reading.  EOTE   May-10-11 09:07 AM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-10-11 09:11 AM   #12 
     - I missed the part in the OP where he claimed he was singled out "because he's a liberal"  brentspeak   May-10-11 09:27 AM   #27 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-10-11 10:02 AM   #44 
     - There wasn't a word about him being a liberal! He mentioned the "WRX",  bullwinkle428   May-10-11 10:24 AM   #54 
  - i think you completely missed the point, that he/she is now afraid of the police  peace4ever   May-10-11 10:03 AM   #45 
     - I got the part about the irrational fear of police  slackmaster   May-10-11 10:36 AM   #56 
        - well, then why did you go off topic?  peace4ever   May-10-11 10:40 AM   #57 
        - There's no such thing as an irrational fear of someone carrying multitudes of weapons  EOTE   May-10-11 11:37 AM   #65 
  - Wow, sounds like a real threat, "he was really pleasant, and completely professional"  FSogol   May-10-11 09:05 AM   #4 
  - Were you driving above the speed limit?  BlueDemKev   May-10-11 09:06 AM   #5 
  - Well, the point of this post was I actually do accept the responsibility.  EnviroBat   May-10-11 09:13 AM   #15 
     - Pleasant Cop?  BlueDemKev   May-10-11 09:19 AM   #20 
     - You don't get ticketed if you are within 4-5 miles of the posted speed.  blondeatlast   May-10-11 09:31 AM   #31 
     - Technically, one can be stopped and ticketed for 1 mph over the speed  Obamanaut   May-10-11 01:25 PM   #71 
     - please read my response to your OP envirobat  barbtries   May-10-11 09:48 AM   #37 
     - Thank you...  EnviroBat   May-10-11 09:53 AM   #41 
     - I thought it was made perfectly clear  madokie   May-10-11 10:18 AM   #51 
        - yep  barbtries   May-10-11 10:45 AM   #59 
           - I think that has a lot to do with it  madokie   May-10-11 02:16 PM   #72 
     - What I think you need to do now is...  GKirk   May-10-11 10:07 AM   #47 
     - Speeding or not speeding...I won't get into that issue...  pipi_k   May-10-11 10:15 AM   #49 
        - actually, it's the cop LOVERS who want everybody to be afraid.  uncle ray   May-10-11 11:10 AM   #63 
           - I'm sorry but that doesn't make sense to me...  pipi_k   May-10-11 12:02 PM   #69 
  - "This guy can totally fuck your life, and there's not a damn thing you can do about it..."  Ninjaneer   May-10-11 09:08 AM   #8 
  - No. OP was not speeding. He was just easier to pull over. n/t  kickysnana   May-10-11 09:12 AM   #13 
     - My point was that I don't see how being pulled over  Ninjaneer   May-10-11 09:17 AM   #19 
        - Irrational fear is irrational  slackmaster   May-10-11 09:22 AM   #23 
           - It's not so irrational  izquierdista   May-10-11 09:32 AM   #32 
           - No cop has "fucked with my life" since I was about 20 years old  slackmaster   May-10-11 10:00 AM   #43 
           - You won't let it go will you?  Javaman   May-10-11 10:12 AM   #48 
              - I understand what the OP wrote better than the OP does  slackmaster   May-10-11 10:35 AM   #55 
                 - Actually, no, you don't...  EnviroBat   May-10-11 10:41 AM   #58 
                 - no, what I missed is your thread of insane logic. nt  Javaman   May-10-11 11:02 AM   #62 
           - I already pointed out above, but...  pipi_k   May-10-11 10:17 AM   #50 
           - Yep. So irrational.  EOTE   May-10-11 10:05 AM   #46 
           - Some may indeed infer a melodramatic fear. Others simply infer concern.  LanternWaste   May-10-11 10:23 AM   #53 
  - That's because you're more aware of the true nature of law enforcement in America  MrScorpio   May-10-11 09:08 AM   #9 
  - It Seems The Problem Lies With You  NeedleCast   May-10-11 09:09 AM   #10 
  - It was no trick of my mind in 1980  kickysnana   May-10-11 09:27 AM   #29 
  - A speeding ticket can be a whole lot more damaging than just the ticket fine  brentspeak   May-10-11 09:30 AM   #30 
     - Then don't speed. n/t  FSogol   May-10-11 09:36 AM   #33 
     - I'm trying to save for my wedding coming up in September.  EnviroBat   May-10-11 09:52 AM   #40 
     - OP Stated...  NeedleCast   May-10-11 11:41 AM   #66 
  - Too bad you didn't slip into unconsciousness because it's the best state to be in when confronted by  Shagbark Hickory   May-10-11 09:10 AM   #11 
  - Try four of them shoving their guns in your face when you answer the door at midnite.  WingDinger   May-10-11 09:13 AM   #14 
  - Thanks WingDinger for my new avatar!!!  Bonobo   May-10-11 09:24 AM   #25 
     - You are gorgeous.  WingDinger   May-10-11 09:40 AM   #34 
  - The back of your head feeling was right! Cops scare the hell out of me! nt  snappyturtle   May-10-11 09:14 AM   #16 
  - If you're in a jurisdiction that allows you to amend your charge, do it.  no_hypocrisy   May-10-11 09:14 AM   #17 
  - Dupe. Sorry.  no_hypocrisy   May-10-11 09:14 AM   #18 
  - I think the Bush* admin has a lot to do with the anxiety you feel  justiceischeap   May-10-11 09:19 AM   #21 
  - ...  tjwash   May-10-11 09:20 AM   #22 
  - You should go to court even if you are stone cold guilty.  yellowcanine   May-10-11 09:24 AM   #24 
  - I had that happen to me years ago.  Pacifist Patriot   May-10-11 09:26 AM   #26 
  - I think it started when I tried to explain that I didn't think it was me he clocked.  EnviroBat   May-10-11 09:45 AM   #36 
  - that's the way i felt the last time i flew.  barbtries   May-10-11 09:40 AM   #35 
  - This is the image that did it for me  TimLighter   May-10-11 09:52 AM   #39 
  - I've had mixed experiences in Los Angeles. I've seen LAPD  coalition_unwilling   May-10-11 09:54 AM   #42 
  - during the bushgand/neo con in power time - starting wearing black robot  ensho   May-10-11 10:19 AM   #52 
  - Holy catfish... was this you?  Fla_Democrat   May-10-11 10:52 AM   #60 
  - I'd contest a ticket I thought was unfair: they can have insurance consequences,  struggle4progress   May-10-11 11:20 AM   #64 
  - Definitely true.  RebelOne   May-10-11 12:16 PM   #70 
  - There have been some disturbing stories about police over the years on DU.  Nye Bevan   May-10-11 11:44 AM   #67 
  - Welcome to my world. n/t  Fire1   May-10-11 11:47 AM   #68 

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