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Olympics spectator with Parkinson's wants 'exoneration' after arrest

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posted on Aug, 8 2012 @ 09:46 AM
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Originally posted by Absorbere
...and to be fair, he should know better than to be carrying replica weapons near an Olympic event in this kind of climate; He was, or is, a martial arts instructor and an ex soldier so he should know the score with that.
Of course otherwise a panic at the very least could set in! good post..

Police did well job done!

better to be safe as a whole than be sorry as a nation




posted on Aug, 8 2012 @ 09:48 AM
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Originally posted by ComeFindMe
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Did you just...compliment the police...on....ATS?!?!?

Careful buddy, they'll be outting you as a shill before long


Lol usually the types of people that call you a shill are two shills short of a shilling


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posted on Aug, 8 2012 @ 09:49 AM
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When you look for suspicious people. Do Muslims get an extra look over?

Just Asking! Because Israel is very paranoid - There's a thread somewhere about Israel not being satisfied with the security arrangements.



posted on Aug, 8 2012 @ 09:50 AM
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Triple shills? *shudder*

Anyway, OT....yeah, don't carry knives (rubber, metal or wooden) around with you. Simple really.



posted on Aug, 8 2012 @ 09:52 AM
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Originally posted by Suspiria
I'm sorry, but we'd rather not have people wandering around in public with knives, rubber or otherwise. Unless you are dressed like a pirate, then it's all good.

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And why are pirates called pirates?.... because they arrrrgggghh--- jim lad
Bit of a xmas cracker joke from myself but hey.. quit witted suspiria with your post

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posted on Aug, 8 2012 @ 09:54 AM
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Originally posted by Pedro4077
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When you look for suspicious people. Do Muslims get an extra look over?
They do if they don't put enough chilli sauce on my kebab pedro lol



posted on Aug, 8 2012 @ 01:14 PM
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Originally posted by Pedro4077
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When you read the "Whole" story it's a totally justified arrest. Keep up the good work



Ah yes, mass hysteria at it's greatest. If everyone believes one thing, it ought to be right. It's a little sad this is the road we are going down as people, and that things like this trigger an arrest so easily. I was at an event awhile ago with an autistic man, he enjoyed the game, but you couldn't tell and his behaviour was a little off. But then again, he's autistic, and it only took a minute of conversation to determine that.



posted on Aug, 8 2012 @ 02:19 PM
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OK after having read the translation as well as the Guardian version I have to question whether or not the victim really did write the police a letter. All the guy is asking for is an apology. Here in the good ole USA he'd probably already have a lawyer and be going after the arresting officers' pensions. How do you arrest someone for a POTENTIAL breach of the peace, without committing an ACTUAL breach of the peace as well as a false arrest?
Yeah I know it's the Olympics. Yeah I know about domestic terrorism. What was the guy wearing that indicated some potential for a breach of the peace?

Thousands of tourists attend the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace every day and there's a huge police presence. How come they don't arrest the palace guards for not smiling ?

ganjoa



posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 12:51 AM
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Originally posted by ganjoa
OK after having read the translation as well as the Guardian version I have to question whether or not the victim really did write the police a letter. All the guy is asking for is an apology. Here in the good ole USA he'd probably already have a lawyer and be going after the arresting officers' pensions. How do you arrest someone for a POTENTIAL breach of the peace, without committing an ACTUAL breach of the peace as well as a false arrest?
Yeah I know it's the Olympics. Yeah I know about domestic terrorism. What was the guy wearing that indicated some potential for a breach of the peace?

Thousands of tourists attend the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace every day and there's a huge police presence. How come they don't arrest the palace guards for not smiling ?

ganjoa



So you want the guy to pull out weapons and kill people before the police act?
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posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 04:32 AM
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Originally posted by OccamsRazor04

Originally posted by ganjoa
OK after having read the translation as well as the Guardian version I have to question whether or not the victim really did write the police a letter. All the guy is asking for is an apology. Here in the good ole USA he'd probably already have a lawyer and be going after the arresting officers' pensions. How do you arrest someone for a POTENTIAL breach of the peace, without committing an ACTUAL breach of the peace as well as a false arrest?
Yeah I know it's the Olympics. Yeah I know about domestic terrorism. What was the guy wearing that indicated some potential for a breach of the peace?

Thousands of tourists attend the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace every day and there's a huge police presence. How come they don't arrest the palace guards for not smiling ?

ganjoa



So you want the guy to pull out weapons and kill people before the police act?
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now even Drugde is linking to the Guardian article with the title "Police arrest spectator 'for not smiling'..." so I guess Drudge is wrong as well and he can't handle his own english grammar while the London police "did their job".
You people don't realize that the REAL reason for the arrest was because the man wasn't smiling! If you gonna live in a police state at least realize it's a police state. People saying the police did their job in here should be among the first to enter the gas chambers I really hope!
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posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 05:39 AM
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I remember when police couldn't just arrest anyone in case he might commit a crime.

Where you had to hurt someone first, now they can really arrest anyone for any reason.

And even here people say it's a good thing.

Socialism needs to trim the outer branches first, always.



posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 05:59 AM
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Originally posted by Zedux
You people don't realize that the REAL reason for the arrest was because the man wasn't smiling!


Anyone can make a mistake, but if you are going to try and insist this is the case I am going to be forced to conclude that you are either an idiot with no grip on reality or a compulsive fantasist.



posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 06:18 AM
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I sincerely hope you are being sarcastic.

If you think that he was arrested for not smiling, I really think you need to stay away from conspiracy forums.

Stop being so bloody silly.



posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 07:32 AM
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By the looks of it now he'd been wandering around after finishing an instruction elsewhere with his fake knives. He may well have been poncing about in his pajamas as well as having an assorted array of *weaponry* on him.
The guy is old enough and experienced enough to know that you are going to stick out like some nutterjob sore thumb. Parkinson's and not smiling is no bloody excuse. If you want to watch something, go home, get changed...Don't stand there like some stoic bloody Bruce Lee with your old moobs and chest wig out for heaven's sake.

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posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 07:40 AM
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I don't get it. Knives are a problem? Man....i'm surprised i (or my son) have not been arrested. We both carry Spyderco just about all the time.



posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 08:10 AM
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Originally posted by Suspiria
By the looks of it now he'd been wandering around after finishing an instruction elsewhere with his fake knives. He may well have been poncing about in his pajamas as well as having an assorted array of *weaponry* on him.
The guy is old enough and experienced enough to know that you are going to stick out like some nutterjob sore thumb. Parkinson's and not smiling is no bloody excuse. If you want to watch something, go home, get changed...Don't stand there like some stoic bloody Bruce Lee with your old moobs and chest wig out for heaven's sake.

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you sir ain't part of the solution! sad words but it's the truth!



posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 08:12 AM
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Originally posted by ComeFindMe
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I sincerely hope you are being sarcastic.

If you think that he was arrested for not smiling, I really think you need to stay away from conspiracy forums.

Stop being so bloody silly.


you people from the uk can't stop to amaze me even those who say they are awakened there like you are totally controlled by the propaganda. (no real resistance there sad end is going to be. to the few that are get away from there!)

I guess myself Drudge and all others that can see the truth are just liars who need to stay away from "conspiracy forums". Man this sounds like you know what???
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posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 08:41 AM
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Originally posted by Zedux



you sir ain't part of the solution! sad words but it's the truth!


The truth is I ain't no sir......What solution are you blowing out of your arse now?
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posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 08:48 AM
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Originally posted by Zedux

Originally posted by ComeFindMe
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I sincerely hope you are being sarcastic.

If you think that he was arrested for not smiling, I really think you need to stay away from conspiracy forums.

Stop being so bloody silly.


you people from the uk can't stop to amaze me even those who say they are awakened there like you are totally controlled by the propaganda. (no real resistance there sad end is going to be. to the few that are get away from there!)

I guess myself Drudge and all others that can see the truth are just liars who need to stay away from "conspiracy forums". Man this sounds like you know what???
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Yeah because "AWAKE" means having the right to wander the streets armed to the teeth right? No chummy not here...Take your notion of awake and pone ubi sol non lucet.



posted on Aug, 9 2012 @ 08:57 AM
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Just so you know, brushing away anyone who is critical of you by saying they are 'brainwashed' etc just highlights exactly how poor your critical thought processes are.

I've seen footage of people at the Olympic games, stood in the crowd and next to guards etc, who have looked like they will die of boredom and sadness. I've even joked about it with friends. Guess what? No arrests!

I watched the torch pass through my town and was stood next to a very grumpy old man who had clearly been dragged out to watch it with his kids / grandkids. The policewoman walking up and down the line actually had a running gag with him about the fact he should've brought a chair and pipe. Guess what? No arrests?

If someone was arrested for not smiling, then you can guarantee with no shadow of a doubt there would be a lawsuit involved because it is wrongful arrest - there is no such law!

Wthout bothering to actually verify the facts of the matter, you have jumped on a dodgy translation of a journalist's report - anyone with an iota of wisdom will be able to tell you that a 'literal' translation is impossible - in the hope it might validate your own opinions of the police / UK / world. 'Not smiling' could easily translate as 'unhappy', 'disgruntled' or even 'out of place' depending on the context of the article and the situation itself.

The fact is that a gentleman was acting peculiarly in a crowd at a public event, became agitated when approached, resisted arrest, was found to have potentially dangerous weapons in his possession and has since apologised. The guy's embarrassed about the fuss that got made.

Sit down, because this may shock and worry you but...there's no conspiracy!


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