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Originally posted by Animatrix
Originally posted by dmac2112
reply to post by Crumbles
We get on here and bitch and complain about this. When are we going to do something about it?
Well, what do you expect from a bunch of armchair revolutionists?
There is a huge cost to "standing up"
Going to jail, loss of job, break up of family etc...
I think, no i KNOW, that they realize this and thats why they keep on pushing
Originally posted by JustAThought
Originally posted by Rockdisjoint
Originally posted by KritikalMass
taking bets that this a*hole grew up playing call of duty or one of the dozens of other games that promote mindless killing.
there exists an entire sleeper generation of killers who through the video gaming genre have been programmed and hard wired to kill the enemy...usually stereotyped as terrorists, ethnics or marginalized as faceless non persons.
this thug should be made accountable for his 'heroic' actions.
How do you figure video games promote "mindless killings"? I play violent video games like Call Of Duty all the time and I've never wanted to kill anyone. I know a lot of people that play them too and they're not homicidal maniacs either. Cops have been abusing their power for quite some time now, It's human nature: Power Corrupts.
Cops, like all other folks, get corrupted by their power. The more power they have, the more corrupted they can (and often do) become.
Yeap. I love it when people think there wasn't any violence pre video games. LOL.
I believe video games actually have us live out our predator nature in a safe virtual environment. Releasing some steam On steam
The world is a much more peaceful place than the old days and we're alot more people. I don't have a pessimistic view of the world. I think it's getting better daily, but sometimes these stupid things just happen and you just gotta keep fighting. Truth, true freedom and justice, WILL slowly makes it's way to the top, although sometimes it gets off track.
edit on 18-12-2010 by JustAThought because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by romanmel
I find it interesting that the pro-police ATS;ers that used to post to these type threads are now strangely absent. They used to be here in force offering excuses for the most obvious abuse of authority. I am seeing a more informed public not buying the lies of power drunk, jack boooted thugs.
This act has been repeated far to often by power-mad cops. The best thing you can do to protect yourself is carry a small video cam to use if you encounter one of these predator pigs.
Originally posted by KritikalMass
if youve spent youre formative, adolescent years locked in any activity or train of thought, then your brain cells, synapses, neural connections have strengthened and hard wired in a way that supports those activities.
it is a scientific reality...the fact that you are still playing these games (AND defend them) suggest that you do not have the where withal to break your useless, childish and ultimately harmful addiction. and yes you are not running around campus killing people BUT put your ass in the right situation (forced conscription, police uniform, blackwater uniform) you are the perfect thug for TPTB.
put a rifle in your hands and wind you up and you will do what you have spent hundreds of hours doing as a boy, that is rack up that score BABY! HOO RAH! come and get some!! bam bam bam! high score BABY! no questions asked just BAM BAM BAM SEMPER FI MOTHER F****** YEAH highest body count wins the game right?
so as long as youre locked away in your little room till 4 in the morning saving the free world, the rest of us are safe. its when you put on a uniform and are given a weapon that you are a danger to freedom and liberties...namely ours.
Originally posted by xXxtremelySecure
This is an example of the new generation of officers unfortunately.
Federal prosecutors will not charge former Seattle police Officer Ian Birk in the shooting death of First Nations woodcarver John T. Williams.
Sources have confirmed that a grand jury reviewing the Aug. 30, 2010, shooting determined it could not charge the officer in the death.
The Department of Justice last April announced it would review the shooting after King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said that state law precluded him from charging former Seattle Police Officer Ian Birk with a crime.
The federal investigation examined whether former Officer Ian Birk violated the civil rights of Williams when he shot and killed him on a downtown city sidewalk. Williams, who was a well-known public inebriate and was hard of hearing, did not respond to Birk’s repeated demands that he drop a pocket knife he was carrying. A department review of the shooting found that Birk acted outside the department’s “policy, tactics and training” when he shot Williams four times just seconds after exiting his police vehicle.