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Old 12-09-2014, 03:41 AM
 
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I don't get the point of this post nor do I get him using quotes around the word "widow". She was married to Eric Garner, therefore, she IS his widow. Why use quotes?? Do you think they are not married????


As for his wife calling him lazy. Whatever. That doesn't mean he deserves to be murdered by a bunch of overzealous, suburban freaks who come to work in the NYPD.
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Old 12-09-2014, 04:54 AM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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There really was no point or message to this thread other than to insult a dead man and make him being lazy while black as a good reason for him to be dead. Let's strip the pseudo advice and fake concern about the hood & what black people need to do and just call it for what it is: it gives you satisfaction that a black man, who was killed by the police, had the typical hood attributes so you can justify your state of mind.
His wife said it. Does that make her racist like us, or does the black part come in only after a white person shares the story?

I'm truly trying to understand here, because "racism" changes so often that I can no longer keep up. Well, I lied because it's not like I really care to understand the racialist mindset. Lol

We should settle this "racism" matter by declaring anything a white person says or does as racist. That's about the only way I ever see the losers of this country finally shutting up.
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:06 AM
 
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I don't get the point of this post nor do I get him using quotes around the word "widow". She was married to Eric Garner, therefore, she IS his widow. Why use quotes?? Do you think they are not married????


As for his wife calling him lazy. Whatever. That doesn't mean he deserves to be murdered by a bunch of overzealous, suburban freaks who come to work in the NYPD.
Eric garner broke the law, then started to tell cops not to touch him.

I don't just get to walk away if I break the law and then tell cops I don't want to be touched.

He resisted arrest and the police officer put an illegal chokehold on him. The chokehold only lasted until Eric hit the ground. The po only attempted to arrest Eric. The maximum he should be charged with is negligence
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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Even if that was a chokehold, it is not illegal. It is merely banned by the NYPD, an important difference in the eyes of the legal system (but not the media of course).
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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His wife said it. Does that make her racist like us, or does the black part come in only after a white person shares the story?

I'm truly trying to understand here, because "racism" changes so often that I can no longer keep up. Well, I lied because it's not like I really care to understand the racialist mindset. Lol

We should settle this "racism" matter by declaring anything a white person says or does as racist. That's about the only way I ever see the losers of this country finally shutting up.
It's very easy to understand racism. Whenever you disagree with someone and can't back up your statements just call them racist and silence them forever.
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Old 12-09-2014, 09:59 AM
 
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If only he were lazy enough to not resist arrest.
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:28 AM
 
Location: Staten Island
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If only he were lazy enough to not resist arrest.
This is the thread right here. A mod can lock it up, because the poster is so right.To lazy to take care of himself, to lazy to work a "real" job, not lazy enough to hang around in front of a bodega all day and night and suddenly becomes Superman fighting off the cops when he is about to get hooked up and spend a weekend in the clink.

Simply put Eric Garner was a selfish prick. Another example of a me me me attitude who went through life not taking responsibility for himself or his actions, allowing the women in his life to make excuses for him and justify his actions in life so it shouldn't shock anyone when they go on national TV and make excuses for him in death. It's God damn pathetic.
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Old 12-09-2014, 12:40 PM
 
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This is the thread right here. A mod can lock it up, because the poster is so right.To lazy to take care of himself, to lazy to work a "real" job, not lazy enough to hang around in front of a bodega all day and night and suddenly becomes Superman fighting off the cops when he is about to get hooked up and spend a weekend in the clink.

Simply put Eric Garner was a selfish prick. Another example of a me me me attitude who went through life not taking responsibility for himself or his actions, allowing the women in his life to make excuses for him and justify his actions in life so it shouldn't shock anyone when they go on national TV and make excuses for him in death. It's God damn pathetic.
Double-True!!!!!!!
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Old 12-09-2014, 01:19 PM
 
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This is the thread right here. A mod can lock it up, because the poster is so right.To lazy to take care of himself, to lazy to work a "real" job, not lazy enough to hang around in front of a bodega all day and night and suddenly becomes Superman fighting off the cops when he is about to get hooked up and spend a weekend in the clink.

Simply put Eric Garner was a selfish prick. Another example of a me me me attitude who went through life not taking responsibility for himself or his actions, allowing the women in his life to make excuses for him and justify his actions in life so it shouldn't shock anyone when they go on national TV and make excuses for him in death. It's God damn pathetic.
All this may be true, but it does not justify being killed by a cop for selling a loose cigarette.

The majority of smokers, including those who are related to you, have given out or sold individual cigarettes to people needing a smoke. Should they be killed for doing something technically illegal? Let's not even talk about smokers buying cigarettes from Virginia or other far away states that have lower cig sales taxes than NY and NJ. It's common enough that you know people doing this.

And plenty of people who had jobs were BUYING cigs (and drugs) from Gardner, so they are certainly complicit in all this. Should they be killed, even if they are your family, friends, coworkers, etc.?

For the record, Gardner was clearly stupid (how else do you get arrested over 30 times), however it is NOT okay to kill someone just because they are stupid. I think he was low IQ more than anything. I can't imagine anyone who gets himself arrested so many times has the problem solving abilities to do most jobs (I guess he could have gotten a warehouse job where you sort boxes or something like that). But none of this makes it okay to kill the man.

After he screamed I can't breathe, the officers should have pulled away and saw to it he got immediate medical attention. They did not. They just left him there. He was murdered and that is unjustifiable.
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Old 12-09-2014, 01:27 PM
 
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Eric garner broke the law, then started to tell cops not to touch him.

I don't just get to walk away if I break the law and then tell cops I don't want to be touched.

He resisted arrest and the police officer put an illegal chokehold on him. The chokehold only lasted until Eric hit the ground. The po only attempted to arrest Eric. The maximum he should be charged with is negligence
And they held him there after he said he can't breathe, made no attempt to help him after he was clearly physically distressed.

So how would you react if one of your relatives were killed for selling loosies or in some sort of drug transaction?

Keeping in mind people of all socioeconomic backgrounds well sometimes by and sell loosies (sometimes people just need a hit of nicotine) and people of all backgrounds do illegal drugs.

Gardner never should have been approached for SELLING loose cigarettes. Had the cops minded their business and gone after a real crime, none of this mess would be going on.
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