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Originally posted by TheWrAiTH
At first glance that might seem like a good idea, but first of all who is to decide what OBSCENE is!!? THE GOVT!!!?? Great job. Maybe they should take car horns away because I get pissed if someone honks the horn at me (sarcastic). What should be done instead is people that get violent because of a finger being held up shoud be arrested. Should you flip a policeman off... NO! Should it be legal... YES! It is bordering on thought police. An action that harms NO ONE, even if people don't like it should be allowed. Will there be a list of words that we cannot use? And certain gestures? Also how would you prove the middle finger was actually meant as an insult. Maybe I am thinking "Hello". not FU... Just remember the lady with the apple driving and being chased by a bird (heli). Is this what we want? Birdie police? Just FLICK EM BACK OFF :-)
Originally posted by shots
Anyone that is flipped off knows what the other person means and it sure is not Hello as we all know.
Originally posted by d11_m_na_c05
Yet another article to add to the impeachment trials.
Originally posted by TheRedneck
Bottom line: the cop was in the wrong here. The finger-flipper was in the insanity here. The wrong is illegal; the insanity isn't. Best course of action for the cop would have been to ignore the finger and simply tail the idiot; he would have messed up within a few miles, I'd wager.