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MrMickeysMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-11 05:09 AM
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67. Said the roofer ...

Can you see how stupid this argument is? The person with tunnel vision sees all...
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  -Many jobs are more dangerous than being a cop ThomCat  Sep-27-11 09:30 PM   #0 
  - Very good points. Things to ponder.  yardwork   Sep-27-11 09:31 PM   #1 
  - don't know about the list..  mitchtv   Sep-27-11 09:32 PM   #2 
  - The police told me, in the mandatory taxi driver class, that taxi driving is the MOST dangerous job  LooseWilly   Sep-29-11 03:10 AM   #64 
     - I drove for Veteran's in SF  mitchtv   Sep-29-11 12:09 PM   #74 
        - Metro Yellow in Oakland...  LooseWilly   Sep-29-11 02:37 PM   #75 
  - Car haulers (of which I am one)....  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-27-11 09:34 PM   #3 
  - There should be extensive psychological exams required for all police officers. nt  Modern_Matthew   Sep-27-11 09:35 PM   #4 
  - Some cops are really scary people, like unbalanced, I've met them. n/t  RKP5637   Sep-27-11 09:36 PM   #6 
  - Being around other cops makes them worse.  Logical   Sep-27-11 09:37 PM   #9 
     - Yeah, I noticed that when they took me into the station. They fed on each  RKP5637   Sep-27-11 09:39 PM   #11 
        - I knew friends who went to the academy as nice guys who left being assholes.  Logical   Sep-27-11 09:44 PM   #15 
           - It's infectious today. Particularly where it seems now to be in style to be an asshole.  RKP5637   Sep-27-11 09:48 PM   #16 
           - They get trained to join an "us" vs "all of them" mentality.  ThomCat   Sep-27-11 09:58 PM   #22 
           - My best friend wants to be a detective. I really hope he doesn't for the reason you mentioned.  white_wolf   Sep-27-11 10:02 PM   #23 
  - they are required.  provis99   Sep-27-11 09:48 PM   #18 
  - I absolutely agree.  ThomCat   Sep-27-11 09:50 PM   #19 
  - Wow... amazingly true in my life experience. Just wow! All 3. /nt  October   Sep-27-11 11:04 PM   #37 
  - I'd like to see a link about that since I don't see nurses as bullies.  uppityperson   Sep-28-11 04:45 PM   #54 
  - Take a look at this for one relevent comment about it.  ThomCat   Sep-28-11 10:04 PM   #59 
     - I've seen this article before, has some interesting and some silly stuff  uppityperson   Sep-28-11 10:30 PM   #60 
     - I Work in a Hospital  RobinA   Sep-29-11 03:09 PM   #76 
        - They are a back stabbing bunch. One of the reasons I got out of the field.  TwilightGardener   Sep-30-11 02:01 AM   #106 
  - Awesome  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Sep-30-11 07:47 PM   #117 
  - They give them IQ tests  Major Nikon   Sep-27-11 11:22 PM   #39 
  - I applied to an academy once.  MedicalAdmin   Sep-28-11 04:57 PM   #56 
  - And sometimes, some of them pass them, too.  Major Hogwash   Sep-29-11 06:54 AM   #70 
  - There are.  Iggo   Sep-29-11 07:56 AM   #72 
  - I had to take one  Supply Side Jesus   Sep-30-11 01:08 AM   #103 
  - K&R!!! n/t  RKP5637   Sep-27-11 09:35 PM   #5 
  - K&R...n/t  Oceansaway   Sep-27-11 09:37 PM   #7 
  - K&R  Jamastiene   Sep-27-11 09:37 PM   #8 
  - K & R for headline.  lonestarnot   Sep-27-11 09:37 PM   #10 
  - We would be better off if all police departments were eliminated and we  virgogal   Sep-27-11 09:39 PM   #12 
  - Why can't we expect cops to obey the law too?  Zanzoobar   Sep-27-11 09:40 PM   #13 
  - Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (Roughly translated: "Who  coalition_unwilling   Sep-29-11 11:00 PM   #100 
  - big K/R  ixion   Sep-27-11 09:43 PM   #14 
  - How about Active Service Duty US Soldiers?  NYC_SKP   Sep-27-11 09:48 PM   #17 
  - That is very true.  ThomCat   Sep-27-11 09:54 PM   #21 
  - I already knew this as a small farmer  riderinthestorm   Sep-27-11 09:53 PM   #20 
  - When workers in the occupations listed die on the job they don't make the headlines like cops.  Better Believe It   Sep-27-11 10:02 PM   #24 
  - Because they weren't murdered...  GKirk   Sep-27-11 10:13 PM   #26 
     - Watch for stories about taxi drivers...  LooseWilly   Sep-29-11 03:21 PM   #79 
  - You know those are high risk jobs... but they aren't as hard  MrMickeysMom   Sep-27-11 10:10 PM   #25 
  - Really? Have you ever done any farming?  ThomCat   Sep-27-11 10:16 PM   #27 
  - On the contrary...  MrMickeysMom   Sep-27-11 10:22 PM   #30 
  - Yes, actually.  ThomCat   Sep-27-11 11:23 PM   #40 
  - Copping harder than roofing? 100% bullshit  tkmorris   Sep-29-11 04:13 AM   #65 
     - Said the roofer ...  MrMickeysMom   Sep-29-11 05:09 AM   #67 
        - BZZZTT I'm not even remotely a roofer.  tkmorris   Sep-29-11 04:22 PM   #81 
           - Well, good for you!  MrMickeysMom   Sep-29-11 09:32 PM   #91 
              - Open minded? I certainly do try to be, yes  tkmorris   Sep-29-11 10:05 PM   #93 
  - Vastly more cops die in traffic accidents than by violent means.  ellisonz   Sep-28-11 06:24 AM   #47 
     - It Doesn't Matter  RobinA   Sep-29-11 03:19 PM   #78 
  - Yeah, come work with me for even an hour and tell me my farming job isn't as "hard"  riderinthestorm   Sep-27-11 10:19 PM   #28 
  - No one was "diminishing" farming...  MrMickeysMom   Sep-27-11 10:26 PM   #31 
     - Have you ever galloped 1000 lbs of animal for a mile?  riderinthestorm   Sep-27-11 10:45 PM   #35 
        - Because I advocate mental stress in a career, you create this myth...  MrMickeysMom   Sep-28-11 06:09 AM   #45 
        - Nice. You have marginalized farming occupations,not me.  riderinthestorm   Sep-29-11 08:47 PM   #86 
           - Read for meaning....  MrMickeysMom   Sep-29-11 09:30 PM   #90 
              - Nope, you appear blind to whats plainly writ.  riderinthestorm   Sep-29-11 10:07 PM   #94 
        - My best friend, as a child, lived on a dairy  blueamy66   Sep-29-11 08:18 AM   #73 
        - I dreaded harvest time most with the ambulance.  polly7   Sep-29-11 05:21 PM   #84 
           - I got thrown off a horse into a concrete irrigation ditch  blueamy66   Sep-30-11 03:47 AM   # 
           - I would say so! I'm glad you're ok. nt.  polly7   Sep-30-11 10:04 AM   #109 
           - I got thrown off a horse into a concrete irrigation ditch  blueamy66   Sep-30-11 03:47 AM   # 
           - I got thrown off a horse into a concrete irrigation ditch  blueamy66   Sep-30-11 03:47 AM   #108 
  - Thank you!  sammytko   Sep-27-11 10:42 PM   #34 
  - Tell that to the miners who knew about the levels of  ThomCat   Sep-27-11 11:36 PM   #42 
  - Cops don't do that either.  tkmorris   Sep-29-11 04:20 AM   #66 
  - Nurses are on the front lines dealing with this population everyday...  midnight   Sep-28-11 12:00 AM   #44 
  - true, but if you screwed around or didn't follow orders on those jobs you can get your ass kicked.  aikoaiko   Sep-27-11 10:22 PM   #29 
  - All accidents and injuries vs fatal accidents  treestar   Sep-27-11 10:38 PM   #32 
  - The lists address FATALITIES.  ThomCat   Sep-27-11 10:41 PM   #33 
     - I didn't say they could break the law, did I?  treestar   Sep-28-11 06:29 AM   #48 
        - It pisses me off that someone is saying they're not at least  ThomCat   Sep-28-11 04:28 PM   #52 
  - I don't see it as an excuse and I don't think "danger" is cited as the  buddysmellgood   Sep-27-11 11:01 PM   #36 
  - The difference is that a truck driver doesn't intentionally drive into a wall.  MrSlayer   Sep-27-11 11:05 PM   #38 
  - How many times a month, or a week, or a day  MindPilot   Sep-27-11 11:46 PM   #43 
  - I was number 9 on the list and yes I intentionally put myself into danger every time I went to work  NNN0LHI   Sep-28-11 06:35 AM   #49 
     - I do the same.  MrSlayer   Sep-28-11 04:37 PM   #53 
        - Listen, I have nothing against police generally  NNN0LHI   Sep-28-11 07:47 PM   #58 
  - I eat fish with much more reverence these days  MindPilot   Sep-27-11 11:33 PM   #41 
  - President of the United States is statistically one of the most dangerous jobs in the world  slackmaster   Sep-28-11 06:13 AM   #46 
  - You forgot nurses.  Ilsa   Sep-28-11 06:53 AM   #50 
  - Try mental health.  xmas74   Sep-28-11 11:41 PM   #62 
     - Yeah, I saw that sort of thing, not quite as bad, just in nursing  Ilsa   Sep-29-11 06:38 AM   #68 
     - Nope.  xmas74   Sep-29-11 09:13 PM   #87 
     - I had a girlfriend who was an experienced psych nurse  slackmaster   Sep-29-11 04:24 PM   #82 
        - The first thing I learned was to pull my hair up.  xmas74   Sep-29-11 09:15 PM   #88 
           - My sister's the director of mental health in a major CA county. MS in psych nursing  riderinthestorm   Sep-29-11 09:27 PM   #89 
              - Med carts!  xmas74   Sep-29-11 10:03 PM   #92 
                 - oh boy, the stories she told! Hideous every one.  riderinthestorm   Sep-29-11 10:22 PM   #96 
                    - Some might still use them  xmas74   Sep-29-11 10:50 PM   #97 
  - I would guess the ratio of assholes to "good guys/gals"  Mudoria   Sep-28-11 06:57 AM   #51 
  - A lot of cops are self-selected authoritarian  hifiguy   Sep-28-11 04:49 PM   #55 
  - I didn't know people shot at the list of people you put up  lunatica   Sep-28-11 04:58 PM   #57 
  - Very few cops ever actually get shot at.  ThomCat   Sep-29-11 02:09 AM   #63 
     - ya, but that is not in there job description  Supply Side Jesus   Sep-30-11 01:56 AM   #104 
        - And none of those give you the slightest permission  ThomCat   Sep-30-11 02:49 PM   #111 
           - Poor ThomCat, he thinks he is in charge of ever thing!  Major Hogwash   Sep-30-11 03:17 PM   #113 
  - k/r for facts  Dawson Leery   Sep-28-11 11:23 PM   #61 
  - If this were true, then why does everyone go fishing when they go on vacation.  Major Hogwash   Sep-29-11 06:52 AM   #69 
  - No, its not a "stupid thread". What you have given us is a stupid response.  ThomWV   Sep-29-11 07:53 AM   #71 
  - If you place 100 chimpanzees in a room with typewriters, how long before Shakespeare is produced?  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-29-11 03:14 PM   #77 
  - .....  Dawson Leery   Sep-29-11 05:09 PM   #83 
     - Wow . . . he's got problems.  Major Hogwash   Sep-29-11 07:43 PM   #85 
        - He tells the truth.  Dawson Leery   Sep-29-11 10:52 PM   #98 
           - Ha ha ha ha  Major Hogwash   Sep-29-11 11:27 PM   #101 
              - The FOP should be broken up.  Dawson Leery   Sep-30-11 12:57 AM   #102 
                 - He cracked me up, that's for damned sure.  Major Hogwash   Sep-30-11 02:37 AM   #107 
                    - Those who wear uniforms and carry guns do NOT  Dawson Leery   Sep-30-11 01:17 PM   #110 
                       - Why don't you just change your name to No Unions and get it over with?  Major Hogwash   Sep-30-11 03:14 PM   #112 
                          - .  Dawson Leery   Sep-30-11 07:29 PM   #114 
                          - I support unions for teachers, firefighters, public workers, as  Dawson Leery   Sep-30-11 07:29 PM   #115 
                             - Horse hockey! How do good cops protect themselves from corrupt politicians, especially in tiny towns  Major Hogwash   Sep-30-11 07:44 PM   #116 
  - A coworker originally from Chile had her brother missing at sea for 3 months.  Swede   Sep-29-11 03:25 PM   #80 
  - Who says that they should get a free pass?  minavasht   Sep-29-11 10:12 PM   #95 
     - Live in a rural area and you'll change your mind about the farmer.  xmas74   Sep-29-11 10:55 PM   #99 
     - No one  Supply Side Jesus   Sep-30-11 01:58 AM   #105 

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