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coalition_unwilling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-03-11 05:19 PM
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2. Misleading headline. Actually, taxpayers will pay for the
Edited on Mon Oct-03-11 05:22 PM by coalition_unwilling
misdeeds of the cops, either paying the funds directly out of General Funds or paying higher liability insurance premiums downstream as a result of liability payouts for this.

Sort of like this asshole Tony Baloney in New York City. I'll bet he never has to cough up a single penny in damages for his egregious behavior during the OWS protests. Instead, New York City taxpayers will be on the hook and deservedly so.
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  -Cops to Pay Amy Goodman $100K for Wrongfully Arresting Her midnight  Oct-03-11 04:57 PM   #0 
  - Thanks for the posting. Too often, the bastards get away with it.  Vidar   Oct-03-11 05:09 PM   #1 
  - They always get away with it. THey dont pay the settlement, the taxpayers do.nm  rhett o rick   Oct-04-11 11:40 AM   #31 
     - Insurance company will pay, no doubt.  L. Coyote   Oct-04-11 01:27 PM   #38 
        - Tax payer buy the insurance for them and the insurance rate payers foot the bill. nm  rhett o rick   Oct-04-11 03:19 PM   #42 
  - Misleading headline. Actually, taxpayers will pay for the  coalition_unwilling   Oct-03-11 05:19 PM   #2 
  - Appleannie1 posted additional info... Her link sites an insurance policy  midnight   Oct-03-11 06:09 PM   #7 
  - No punishment that I can see for the guilty cops or their supervisors.  Lasher   Oct-03-11 07:09 PM   #12 
  - They are suppose to receive training?  midnight   Oct-03-11 10:39 PM   #17 
  - I read that part. Sounds really brutal, huh?  Lasher   Oct-04-11 07:10 PM   #46 
  - They should had been fired IMO. I'm sick of police abusing their powers.  LiberalFighter   Oct-04-11 10:47 AM   #29 
  - The common folks pay either as taxpayers or rate payers. If the police dont pay personally  rhett o rick   Oct-04-11 11:46 AM   #34 
  - The taxpayers need to stand up and ask what degree of facist tactics they're willing to pay for. nt  DCKit   Oct-04-11 04:55 AM   #24 
  - More on the settlement  appleannie1   Oct-03-11 05:26 PM   #3 
  - That is an interesting settlement- Police training?  midnight   Oct-03-11 06:05 PM   #6 
  - I remember this and wondered at the time who these "police" were -  1776Forever   Oct-03-11 05:35 PM   #4 
  - They were Minneapolis cops, working in St. Paul.  Eric J in MN   Oct-03-11 07:08 PM   #11 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Oct-03-11 05:39 PM   #5 
  - Good news. Too bad it was only $100K...  lib2DaBone   Oct-03-11 06:31 PM   #8 
  - I agree. This is only a slap on the hand for the police.  avaistheone1   Oct-04-11 10:59 AM   #30 
  - Police are looking...and acting...more and more like Star Wars Stormtroopers...  SoapBox   Oct-03-11 06:46 PM   #9 
  - Unfortunately, the only "moral" that will be learned is ...  Shipwack   Oct-03-11 06:50 PM   #10 
  - Until "qualified immunity" is scrapped, there will be no personal  Dawson Leery   Oct-03-11 07:23 PM   #13 
  - They did get away with it. Three years, chump change that WE pay, and they're still cops  saras   Oct-03-11 08:12 PM   #14 
  - Cops or taxpayers?  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-03-11 08:17 PM   #15 
  - Insurance policy that the RNC took out for the city.  Hassin Bin Sober   Oct-03-11 10:45 PM   #18 
  - I would prefer  femrap   Oct-03-11 09:06 PM   #16 
  - I don't remember the details but wasn't she dragged?  midnight   Oct-03-11 11:13 PM   #19 
     - I just remember her screaming..  femrap   Oct-03-11 11:31 PM   #21 
  - Does that make her rich?  itsallhappening   Oct-03-11 11:18 PM   #20 
  - Counting the days...  RUMMYisFROSTED   Oct-04-11 08:12 AM   #26 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-06-11 04:37 PM   #47 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Oct-04-11 12:19 AM   #22 
  - Good for Goodman!  No Elephants   Oct-04-11 03:09 AM   #23 
  - good!!  Douglas Carpenter   Oct-04-11 07:35 AM   #25 
  - But But But  The Wizard   Oct-04-11 08:38 AM   #27 
  - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   Oct-04-11 10:22 AM   #28 
  - K&R  G_j   Oct-04-11 11:43 AM   #32 
  - Good for Amy! Bravo!  Vinca   Oct-04-11 11:44 AM   #33 
  - Cops are always yammering about 'your record'.  izquierdista   Oct-04-11 12:59 PM   #35 
  - The number really needs another ZERO if the City & police are going to learn anything form suit.  pam4water   Oct-04-11 01:14 PM   #36 
  - Happy to give this news a BIG REC  L. Coyote   Oct-04-11 01:24 PM   #37 
  - VIDEO 2008.09.04: Interview with Amy Goodman RE Arrested at the RNC  L. Coyote   Oct-04-11 01:30 PM   #39 
  - The cops need to be fired. That Very seldom happens!  Logical   Oct-04-11 02:03 PM   #40 
  - If they can get a judge who is not corrupt, the people arrested on the  JDPriestly   Oct-04-11 02:22 PM   #41 
  - Glad to see people are still psoting that the protesters were LED ON  truedelphi   Oct-04-11 04:19 PM   #44 
  - Kick & Rec. n/t  countryjake   Oct-04-11 03:21 PM   #43 
  - Makes me feel that much better helping youtube publicity of this event then!  cascadiance   Oct-04-11 05:19 PM   #45 

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