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Old 08-08-2015, 07:52 PM
 
Location: CA
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A white officer shoots black "student" burglar at a car dealership. And only days away from the anniversary of the Michael Brown shooting.

It might be a good time for businesses to step up their insurance policies.

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Old 08-08-2015, 07:53 PM
 
Location: US
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Step up their insurance policies and buy lots of ammunition for protection
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Old 08-08-2015, 07:55 PM
 
Location: Stasis
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Really odd behavior. Maybe he was on drugs/booze and/or suicidal.

"Police had gone to the Classic Buick GMC in Arlington, about 10 miles west of Dallas, after being contacted by a company that manages security cameras at for the car dealership. Police were advised that someone had driven a car onto the lot, started to damage another car, then drove his own vehicle into the glass front of the showroom,

Johnson said Miller and another officer found Taylor "freely roaming" inside the dealership when they arrived. After Taylor tried to escape from another side of the building, the other officer used is Taser and Miller fired four rounds with his service weapon, Johnson said.
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Old 08-08-2015, 07:56 PM
 
Location: Greater NYC, USA
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I think we have a duty to protest police killing our citizens like that.

On the other hand, a cop went to work one day, made a mistake. Maybe we should arm cops with a good tazor.
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Old 08-08-2015, 08:24 PM
 
Location: My little patch of Earth
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I can hear the Sharpton speech now.....

He was shot while shopping for a new car....his old car had been wrecked. A fine upstanding college student shouldn't die for just shopping for a car.
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Old 08-08-2015, 08:29 PM
 
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I think we have a duty to protest police killing our citizens like that.

On the other hand, a cop went to work one day, made a mistake. Maybe we should arm cops with a good tazor.
Protesting is fine, rioting is not because you are punishing and putting innocent people's lives at risk.
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Old 08-08-2015, 08:29 PM
 
Location: Wonderland
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Don't hold your breath on the riots. Not in Texas. Homie don't play dat around here.
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Old 08-08-2015, 08:30 PM
 
Location: CA
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I can hear the Sharpton speech now.....

He was shot while shopping for a new car....his old car had been wrecked. A fine upstanding college student shouldn't die for just shopping for a car.
No. He was promising athlete and an honor student who was on his way to church when he decided to stop by the dealership to apply for a job. Then a white supremasist who was driving a truck with confederate flags and yelling racial slurs rammed into him forcing his vehicle through the front of the building. That's when a trigger-happy aryan brotherhood cop, also yelling racial slurs, ran up and started shooting him in the back while he had his hands up.
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Old 08-08-2015, 08:42 PM
 
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I can hear the Sharpton speech now.....

He was shot while shopping for a new car....his old car had been wrecked. A fine upstanding college student shouldn't die for just shopping for a car.
You must be hearing things because that isn't what he said.

Today's racist are young and crazy. They hear and read things that aren't there.
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Old 08-08-2015, 10:11 PM
 
Location: Lost in Texas
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Kids screw up.. It's their nature. I don't know why this kid ran his car into a dealership and chances are none of us will ever know. There will be an investigation and if the officer is found guilty of any misconduct, he will be dealt with appropriately. I don't know what actually happened and neither do any of you. Let's let cooler heads prevail and see what the investigation uncovers. I can tell you that in Texas, rioting will not be tolerated. Demonstrate legally and peacefully all you want.
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