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...but why is it that you are excusing one group for doing this?
No one sees other groups running around perpetrating mass cop killings all of a sudden and yet bad cops are going to prey on all of us.
...this is you, the one who defends against every single premise of BLM criticism at every turn...
A shame the way you have to frame, too, this is actually a good story.
originally posted by: TrueBrit
But a police officer or other law enforcement official, HAS a responsibility not only to themselves, but to the people they work with, to do as near to perfect a job as they can, and above all other things to do the job honestly. If one cannot trust that only persons capable of going an entire career without doing something that would bring shame to the force of which they are apart, are ever allowed to become officers, what the hell right does any police force have, to expect respect from the people?
If the police force need treating better, then they have to either get closer to perfect at their jobs, or accept that when a judge comes along to sort them out, that they are going to get the stuffing kicked out of them in court.
Personally, mental illness or not, I would like to see this gent smacked about like a piñata for being such a massive tool.
The reason people are tarred with this brush, unfairly might I add, is that the media, BLM and academia have shoved the narrative down our throats so far. I criticized our legal system and some police in my intial post did I not? My point is the lies of BLM and their supporters have drown out all reasonable discussion.
So you are ok lumping in one group of people because of the actions of a few, but not lumping in another group? You seem quite reasonable.
I can post links too. www.city-journal.org... 1.html
The point is if you ask cops, they would have more of a fear of a black criminal being violent.
So why are you (correctly) unwilling to say all lack people have a target on their back, but will do that for cops? Is your bias showing through?
You are jsutifying it based on the fat that you are saying blacks should not have a target on them. Fine lets take away the phrase justifying --
-- why can you understand cops having a target on them, but not blacks?
And yeah, there are crappy cops. But the reason that this problem will never be solved is because of people like you and BLM.
You jump at any blame that police have, which there is certainly some, and yet ignore the lies told by BLM and others...
...and even worse refuse to recognize any culpability in inner cityy black communities where most of these police shootings of blacks occur.
As long as the main narrative being pushed by people like you, the media, our president, BLm and academia is that blacks are always oppressed and never at fault for anything, then no positive change will occur.
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: Boadicea
Not really. It's not the same.
But I suppose if you want to abolish all police ... we can also talk about abolishing all Muslims and maybe abolishing every ethnic group with a crime percentage above a certain level ...
I'm sure this would end up well.[/quote[
But what you don't see is how you are helping create the problem.
Holding law enforcement responsible and accountable for their crimes is not creating any problem.
Then you go around telling everyone they ought not respect any cop because some cops are bad.
How freaking pathetic. I never said, implied, or suggested any such thing and you know it.
This sets people up to not respect any cop and puts the cops, good and bad, in a hard position.
I seriously can't even believe you said that -- much less think it.
No. Telling everyone they ought to respect all cops because some cops are good is what sets people up to not respect any cop and puts the good cops in a hard position.
They end up dealing with people who are automatically assuming that the encounter will be bad, no matter what, and they act like they have a chip on their shoulder, without respect. This sets the tone and sets everything up for failure from the word go.
Exactly... but for the exact OPPOSITE reason than you claim.
Ergo, THIS is why ALL cops have a target on their back.
originally posted by: Grambler
a reply to: Boadicea
Look if you are not a BLM supporter I apologize. It is unfair of me to rush to judgement no matter what the circumstance, and I am sincerely sorry.
I dont get the wording of your thread though. When you say all LEO's have a target on a back, and you don't feel that way you just are pointing out the facts, which group or groups has put this target on their backs?
Do you feel that we should speak out against the groups that are putting targets on the police?