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originally posted by: The Vagabond
a reply to: network dude
People who carry guns don't enjoy any moral protection in my book. If you can stand ready to kill me because in your mind I might pose a threat, what is the moral distinction between us that makes it wrong for me to take the same posture? That your job is necessary to keep America from becoming the gun violence crime of the civilized world... Oh wait couldn't be that.
It's a damn shame that a thread like this where an officer of the law, responds to a situation, and DOESN'T use his weapon or un-needed force still brings out the hate and vitriol pent up in those "non violent" posters. It really solidifies your point.
It sucks for you that you dealt with some bad police officers. It also sucks that you can't differentiate between your experience and the rest of the world. I hear it's a kind of big place.
originally posted by: Sublimecraft
The rise in social media is in direct proportion to the new mentality of "collective punishment".
Cops attitude towards civilians has deteriorated to a collective meme
Civilian attitude towards cops has deteriorated to a collective meme
religion A attitude towards religion B has deteriorated to a collective meme.
and so on and so forth, so on that basis, surely I do not need to articulate who the enemy really is do I?
originally posted by: tinner07
a reply to: odzeandennz
LEO's always lie in their statements to exaggerate their claims.
thats what you said... glad to see we can now make sweeping all encompassing statements without ridicule. Because we know all Muslims are terrorists.