You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #14: The chair, maybe. The leg? I don't see it myself. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Political Videos Donate to DU
Downtown Hound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 05:31 PM
Response to Reply #11
14. The chair, maybe. The leg? I don't see it myself.
And either way, her resistance was certainly minimal. I'm not really sure as to when we became a nation that thinks it's okay to throw a woman down on her head and pummel the living shit out of her for something that could easily be handled in a more sane matter, but apparently it's happened. Could you maybe shed a little light on this for me, since you seem to think that this woman deserved a serious beating and health problems for the rest of her life for grabbing a chair?

Have you ever heard of the concept that violence should be a last resort for anybody, but in particular police officers? Their stated goal is always to defuse a potentially violent situation, not start with the violent beating right off the bat.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top

Home » Discuss » Political Videos Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC