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Old 25th September 2020, 06:37 AM   #2361
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Originally Posted by bluesjnr View Post
Small point - he was not an injured protestor but still no more deserving of such treatment. The "good cops" that would have reported or, at least, remonstrated with him must have been elsewhere.
Much repeated but never cited. You say he's not injured and is doing some sort of passive resistance stunt. I trust you have evidence for this claim.

Earlier video shows the man on the ground and cops barking at street medic types to get back. Hard to say if injured or not. https://twitter.com/WarlockBranis/st...707983872?s=19
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Old 25th September 2020, 08:48 AM   #2362
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Originally Posted by chrispy View Post
Well, its OK then.
Apparently, assault is perfectly acceptable as long as the victim is wearing the appropriate safety gear.
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Old 25th September 2020, 10:34 AM   #2363
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Much repeated but never cited. You say he's not injured and is doing some sort of passive resistance stunt. I trust you have evidence for this claim.

Earlier video shows the man on the ground and cops barking at street medic types to get back. Hard to say if injured or not. https://twitter.com/WarlockBranis/st...707983872?s=19
I, categorically, said he wasn't injured, no more, no less and no hint of his motivation. The words " passive", "resistance" & "stunt" do not exist in my post.

I'm not sure what his motivation was but can guess that your version looks fairly accurate from the video. Play it through slowly and you can see him lowering himself to the ground in the final act of prostrating himself as he comes in to view.

Please be aware I'm not remotely interested in a long protracted back and forth with you over this "small point". If you think I'm some sort of cop fan.........
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Old 25th September 2020, 10:57 AM   #2364
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Originally Posted by bluesjnr View Post
I, categorically, said he wasn't injured, no more, no less and no hint of his motivation. The words " passive", "resistance" & "stunt" do not exist in my post.

I'm not sure what his motivation was but can guess that your version looks fairly accurate from the video. Play it through slowly and you can see him lowering himself to the ground in the final act of prostrating himself as he comes in to view.

Please be aware I'm not remotely interested in a long protracted back and forth with you over this "small point". If you think I'm some sort of cop fan.........
Ok, so you don't know, and neither do I, that this person wasn't injured.

You know as well as I that right wingers online are asserting that this guy wasn't injured without a lick of evidence. If isn't the case, post a link.

Not that it really matters as to whether it's acceptable for a cop to intentionally assault a face down protestor
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Old 25th September 2020, 02:25 PM   #2365
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Ok, so you don't know, and neither do I, that this person wasn't injured.

You know as well as I that right wingers online are asserting that this guy wasn't injured without a lick of evidence. If isn't the case, post a link.

Not that it really matters as to whether it's acceptable for a cop to intentionally assault a face down protestor
*Boom* ...mic drop
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Old 25th September 2020, 02:27 PM   #2366
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Ok, so you don't know, and neither do I, that this person wasn't injured.

You know as well as I that right wingers online are asserting that this guy wasn't injured without a lick of evidence. If isn't the case, post a link.

Not that it really matters as to whether it's acceptable for a cop to intentionally assault a face down protestor
To be fair, I thought bluesjnr made it pretty clear he thought the issue of injury irrelevant to the assertion that the cop did wrong.
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Old 25th September 2020, 03:04 PM   #2367
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Originally Posted by chrispy View Post
*Boom* ...mic drop
Really?

Would you care to explain how and in what way I was shut up?
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Old 25th September 2020, 03:05 PM   #2368
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Originally Posted by bruto View Post
To be fair, I thought bluesjnr made it pretty clear he thought the issue of injury irrelevant to the assertion that the cop did wrong.
Thank you.
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Old 25th September 2020, 03:33 PM   #2369
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Has this one been discussed? Blond, all-American teenager shot while reversing his car out of his parents' garage, after the police were called to check on his safety in relation to some online posts he had just made. He had ADHD and it seems that there were fears that he might be a suicide risk.

So the cops shot him.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-54290575
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Old 25th September 2020, 04:48 PM   #2370
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Originally Posted by Rolfe View Post
Has this one been discussed? Blond, all-American teenager shot while reversing his car out of his parents' garage, after the police were called to check on his safety in relation to some online posts he had just made. He had ADHD and it seems that there were fears that he might be a suicide risk.

So the cops shot him.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-54290575

And the cop got $70,000 out of it.

Not bad for a few minutes work. No wonder it's so popular with the cop tribe.

And his friends, who called 911 for help to make sure he was okay ... I guess they won't make that mistake again.
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Old 25th September 2020, 11:32 PM   #2371
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Originally Posted by Rolfe View Post
Has this one been discussed? Blond, all-American teenager shot while reversing his car out of his parents' garage, after the police were called to check on his safety in relation to some online posts he had just made. He had ADHD and it seems that there were fears that he might be a suicide risk.

So the cops shot him.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-54290575
I wish there were broader coverage on other groups who might suffer from institutionalized violence, particularly the mentally ill. Fatal shootings involving black people seem to automatically gain traction as there is an organization that mobilizes to organize protests, often within hours. I'd like to see if there's a similar group that does this for the mentally ill. Not up for the research tonight but the National Alliance on Mental Illness would be a good place to start.

If you're black *and* mentally ill you're in real trouble.
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Old 26th September 2020, 03:55 AM   #2372
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Originally Posted by quadraginta View Post
And the cop got $70,000 out of it.



Not bad for a few minutes work. No wonder it's so popular with the cop tribe.



And his friends, who called 911 for help to make sure he was okay ... I guess they won't make that mistake again.
Should be enough for the police officer to get a new tattoo or his badge altered.
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Originally Posted by Rolfe View Post
Has this one been discussed? Blond, all-American teenager shot while reversing his car out of his parents' garage, after the police were called to check on his safety in relation to some online posts he had just made. He had ADHD and it seems that there were fears that he might be a suicide risk.

So the cops shot him.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-54290575
I truly fail to understand why armed police are being sent to check on someone's mental health. It seems pretty obvious that sending someone armed with no specific training to handle mental health issues to "check" on a possibly outward reacting person having an incident is destined to end badly. Especially when that armed someone have been given the "I feared for my life"-pass to shoot anyone remotely threatening.

Damn....
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