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Originally posted by AnAbsoluteCreation
When humans are put in a position of authority and power, they become egocentrically empowered. These heightened senses of control make people become very bad humans.
We need to reform the structure of which we operate. Stop cutting down trees. Deforest the place and replant.
I understand his tension. Whenever someone is all over the media for murder and happens to be on psych meds, I get the "oh no, here it comes" feeling of the brainless TV zombie hordes going after fresh meat.
Originally posted by OmegaLogos
Explanation: My reply to this Officer is ... NO ADULT WHO WILLINGLY CONSENTS TO ASSOCIATE WITH EVIL SCUM IS INNOCENT ok!
Personal Disclosure: Comply vigourously? ... PFFFT! Take your fake badge and ideals and GTFO!
2. Citizens of Los Angeles be mindful of this fearful time to be an Officer and comply vigorously so that you are not the victim of an Officer on high alert.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
I'm a person who grew up around law enforcement in the late 70's and late 80's when the Cocaine wars were in full swing, wars across most urban areas were a fact of life and not simply something "feared" and random violence was on the upswing out of pure amusement as much as any solid motives.
Now? Past problems are bad, not positive in consideration. I say consideration because NO one wants a drug dealer or a career criminal, much less a gang banger in a uniform and wearing a badge. At the same time? Leave it to Beaver get's people killed..or DOES THE KILLING for no good reason.
He can shoot the problem, report the problem or go insane from trying to suppress a problem. On the street? He shoots it..or watches it shot by others like himself. In the Department? He suppresses it ...and goes out a medical burnout if he doesn't become the next cop going postal.
What a world...and what a set of unintended consequences from looking to recruit "kinder and gentler" cops. Wrong approach in the VERY wrong field, IMO. This is what we get from it.
COMPLY or you might become the "victim of an officer on high alert"
talk about a veiled threat.
Is it time to start an occupy police/flash mob movement? One where thousands of like minded humans descend on a police station at a given time and peacefully give support to officers,