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Old 04-27-2015, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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Seems like its not a white black issue, its a police brutality issue and this stuff has to stop. If people dont loot and destroy propery who is going to listen? Enough is enough with these slimy cops.
I will agree it is a police brutality issue when the civilians involved are otherwise law abiding productive members of society but all of the cases we have discussed here which have reached national news status are marginal members of society with a history for breaking the law.

You ever been arrested wall street kid? I never have. You ever committed a crime, not ordinance violation but a crime? I never have. That is the difference.

Policing, arresting people who do not have the same view of the Law as the responsible members of society is difficult work and will result in damage, injury and death to some.
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Old 04-27-2015, 07:58 PM
 
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These looters are doing a great job of eliminating whatever sympathy factor may have existed with actions like these.


https://twitter.com/jtalaiver/status...722052/video/1
There was never any sympathy factor to begin with. Take a look at some of these despicable bigoted responses.
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Old 04-27-2015, 07:58 PM
 
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Could someone tell me please were all of the officers arresting Freddie Gray white, or were they white and black? I just started reading up on this today and I can't seem to find that information. I read that unlike in Ferguson, the political scene there is mostly black democrats. I was just curious to know if it is police being brutal or police there being brutal and racist.
Just because an officer is white doesn't mean he's a racist. And just because an officer is black doesn't mean he isn't.

When a suspect is injured while under police custody, it is the officer's responsibility to make sure that the suspect gets a medical evaluation. If the suspect is faking or stalling, let the medical professional make that determination in a hospital with proper equipment. They need to change their procedures if they don't put priority on medical care when there is a hard take down of a suspect or whatever happened in this case.
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Old 04-27-2015, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Floribama
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You don't know that. A criminal is going to do crime. You may not see it on TV but when 1 out of four people in the neighborhood is in prison, there will be crime going on. I will not stand by and let anyone put down our wonderful law enforcement officers and not take up for them. And just like any other citizen, they are innocent until proven guilty. There is nothing to riot about. To riot is always a choice. It solves nothing except to make the rioter look bad.
True. These people were already criminals, they just needed a spark (excuse) to set them off.
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Central Florida
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Seems like its not a white black issue, its a police brutality issue and this stuff has to stop. If people dont loot and destroy propery who is going to listen? Enough is enough with these slimy cops.
Wait, what? So looting and destroying stores and businesses is the way to protest. How does that help with the cause. I am curious about your answer to this. I cannot see ANY logic in what you posted.
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:02 PM
 
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon
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Could someone tell me please were all of the officers arresting Freddie Gray white, or were they white and black? I just started reading up on this today and I can't seem to find that information. I read that unlike in Ferguson, the political scene there is mostly black democrats. I was just curious to know if it is police being brutal or police there being brutal and racist.
Do you really have to ask? Of course they were white.

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Old 04-27-2015, 08:03 PM
 
Location: North Texas
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I have seen several videos of footage from Baltimore. Unbelievable, sickening. Do these people really expect people to take up their cause after all of this? I feel sorry for the peaceful protesters, this is making them look bad.
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Montgomery County, PA
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The biggest hoax is to call them “outside agitators”. That is another politically correct line that has just been invented.What outside agitator walks off with diapers and toilet paper?
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:04 PM
 
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Do you really have to ask? Of course they were white.
Actually they were black and white. Way to go with your failed assumption
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:05 PM
 
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These looters are doing a great job of eliminating whatever sympathy factor may have existed with actions like these.


https://twitter.com/jtalaiver/status...722052/video/1
So because of the actions of completely unrelated people you refuse to sympathize with someone who may have been killed by officers unfairly? Odd logic.
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