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Originally posted by Darkrunner
I am tired of the excuses and hand wringing over this sort of behavior.
"Oh you have to understand the socio-economic policies that cause this behavior!"
Bullsh#t. It's a cop out.
When I was a child thirty some odd years ago, my family was poor and on welfare. We (my siblings and I) never stole anything. If we had my dad would have kicked our asses right off this planet.
Stop making excuses.
Originally posted by kaiode1
reply to post by spoonbender
I don't really see it as murder...
you come around my person, property, or family
with ill intentions...
Okay, this is reasonable. however I was referring to the general consensus of "shoot first, ask questions later." The only "ill intention" displayed by these teens was theft. They weren't violent, and no threats were made. They stole some # plain and simple. There's no way that the threat of "buckshot" fits the crime of theft.
edit on 28-6-2011 by kaiode1 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by sonnny1
Originally posted by Thunder heart woman
Maybe this is going to start happening more and more, all skin colors and backgrounds because people are fed up and tired of spinning their wheels and going no where.
Katrina,people looted of ALL skin colors. Some for necessity. Some because they could.
L.A. riots,same thing.
People can nit pick,and say they are not the same. I disagree. Criminal acts of looting, vandalizing,and all out thievery,in mass. Nothing new. Happens when people lose hope.Happens when they think and KNOW they can get away with it.
Its wrong and Its coming.
Originally posted by ChrisF231
Reminds me of all those Blacks and Hispanics on welfare who spend all their welfare money on iPhone 4s, top of the line Escalades complete with all the "bling", etc and then complain they have no food, they can't pay their rent, and so forth ...
Originally posted by jjkenobi
Instead of using social media and mobile devices to better themselves, learn things, and break away from the poverty/jail cycle they use it to organize a mob petty theft ring. Nice.
Originally posted by Scoriada
But he thinks, and rightly so, that most blacks will vote for him no matter what so why bother.
edit on 27-6-2011 by Scoriada because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Illusionsaregrander
reply to post by redhawk724
They could try not wanting stuff they dont have.