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Old 01-05-2015, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Tucson/Nogales
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If only the police would stick to it: to protect and to serve!

Then? I've have more respect for them!

And, be allowed into office buildings, chasing after white-collared criminals, whom are protected by laws, many of which should be thrown into an incinerator!
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Old 01-05-2015, 10:23 PM
 
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People who are using cannabis are no threat to you or anyone else. Dozens of millions of whites in US also use it & know this law penalizing the harmless is wrong.



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Four arrested after police stop turns into melee in Delray Beach, police said - Sun Sentinel



Well, maybe we should just make it so that blacks cannot be arrested by the police when they are committing crimes?
I'm sure over time they will stop feeling "oppressed" and will start getting along swimmingly with everyone else.
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Old 01-05-2015, 11:29 PM
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If only the police would stick to it: to protect and to serve!

Then? I've have more respect for them!

And, be allowed into office buildings, chasing after white-collared criminals, whom are protected by laws, many of which should be thrown into an incinerator!
Incinerators turn everything into black ashes. This isn't about race. The collars would no longer be white or blue.
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Old 01-05-2015, 11:59 PM
 
Location: Tucson/Nogales
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I'm referring to the laws that should be incinerated, the laws to protect the greedy!
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Old 01-06-2015, 12:26 AM
 
Location: the Permian Basin
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There are more police killing unarmed people than there are unarmed people killing police.
And how would an unarmed civilian go about killing an armed peace officer?
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Old 01-06-2015, 08:11 AM
 
Location: St Louis, MO
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That's a pretty big claim. Especially since we have 25% of the WORLD's prison population and by far the highest percentage incarcerated.
Based on the International Centre for Prison Studies numbers, which include only prison incarceration for other countries, but include jail incarceration for the US. That is pretty significant, because over 1/3rd of those incarcerated in the US are jailed, not imprisoned. If you remove those numbers, we still have a high incarceration rate, but we also drop out of the top ten world wide. (21.5% of the number for the US is even pretrial detainees, which are excluded from all other countries in the ICPS numbers.) e.g. China's prison population is calculated at 1.6M, but that excludes the 40M+ in Chinese labor camps.

Still very high rates compared to similar countries, but still severely flawed too.
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Old 01-06-2015, 08:37 AM
 
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People don't get top choose what laws they will obey without accepting the consequences. You smoke weed in a place where it's illegal, you can be arrested. You don't want to be arrested for such a thing, move to Colorado or one of the other states where it isn't illegal anymore.

What is wrong with society that so many people think the police are wrong for doing their job which includes enforcing all laws whether you agree with them or not?
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Old 01-06-2015, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Henderson, NV
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So that automatically makes it right? Unjust laws have to be changed somehow...and blindly obeying is not the answer. That being said...neither is throwing bricks at cops. Or whatever the thugs were doing. Human chain would have been great. But..of course they had to escalate to violence. Of course.
They are changed at the polls and in courts, not on the streets with violence. And yes, until they are changed, "blindly obeying" is the answer if you want to remain intact. If you don't obey the laws, it is your fault when you get beat, shot, etc.

The human chain was to prevent the police from doing the job they are mandated to do. The people may have had the right idea, but it was the wrong FORUM. The police don't change the laws, they enforce the existing laws.
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Old 01-06-2015, 08:50 AM
 
Location: Henderson, NV
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Had they not gotten destructive about it, they could've had a legit impromptu protest going on. And I would support that 100%. But by getting violent, they ****ed everything right up and set things back even more for those of us who partake peacefully and responsibly.





You were definitely that kid who always reminded the teacher to give the class homework. ..weren't you?
Ha! That made me smile.. No, but I've learned through life that if you obey the laws, you get beaten and shot less
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Old 01-06-2015, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Central Florida
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People don't get top choose what laws they will obey without accepting the consequences. You smoke weed in a place where it's illegal, you can be arrested. You don't want to be arrested for such a thing, move to Colorado or one of the other states where it isn't illegal anymore.

What is wrong with society that so many people think the police are wrong for doing their job which includes enforcing all laws whether you agree with them or not?
Its the thug mentality as usual at work here. Resisting arrest is a badge of honor. It has gotten so bad that in an area around here that is riddled with crime the police rarely patrol. They are treated with animosity. These thugs are basically animals among society. The area is common for shootings and drug altercations. Nobody ever is a witness as usual. They are now left to fend for themselves. Amazingly enough their only concern is to change the name of the road that is avoided to MLK Blvd.
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