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  • Date: 12/24/14 3:06 PM
  • Number: 1977161
  • Recommendations: 1
"Cops shouldn't be the enemy - but in some communities that's what they've become, and many issues that cause that need to be changed"


Issues? Like rampant crime?
  • Date: 12/24/14 1:08 PM
  • Number: 1977147
  • Recommendations: 0
"Why limit it to just murder? Fraud, theft, conspiracy--all are crimes, particularly by those on Wall Street. Let's start THERE. It is "legal", per you, so what is the problem?"


You tried this before.

Just
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  • Date: 12/24/14 12:15 PM
  • Number: 1977140
  • Recommendations: 0
"Cops are probably a necessary evil."


But they are an evil, nonetheless, correct?

One of the more distasteful posts we've had around here.


"I've met some really good cops"

Gee, isn't
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  • Date: 12/23/14 9:32 PM
  • Number: 1977095
  • Recommendations: 0
"This is NOT how you win popular support."


On the plus side, the protesters have now been exposed for what they are.
  • Date: 12/23/14 9:24 PM
  • Number: 1977094
  • Recommendations: 0
"These statements can only be considered statement of fact if you believe the authorities were above reproach."

In the case of Brown, we saw all the evidence and it was clear the grand jury made the correct decision. I based that
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  • Date: 12/23/14 5:30 PM
  • Number: 1977054
  • Recommendations: 0
"Then you have no objection to using those techniques in the US because they ARE "legal"--per you."


We already went through this silly exercise but I'll help you out once more.
The enhanced interrogation
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  • Date: 12/23/14 4:49 PM
  • Number: 1977047
  • Recommendations: 0
>There is also something called "sovereign immunity" which places certain institutions "above the law" in civil cases.

That is not relevant as this is an *international* crime--as officially recognized by the
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  • Date: 12/23/14 4:16 PM
  • Number: 1977040
  • Recommendations: 0
"incapable of intelligently discussing the current subject of U.S. torture"


Sorry, I thought you wanted to discuss "equality under the law".

Instead, you want another debate on torture, which we've
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  • Date: 12/23/14 2:32 PM
  • Number: 1977021
  • Recommendations: 1
"Equality before the law is foundational to democracy."


Actually, not so much. For instance, we have something called "diplomatic immunity" which we are all familiar with.
There is also something called
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  • Date: 12/23/14 12:13 PM
  • Number: 1977002
  • Recommendations: 0
"...and let it begin in New York."


Better yet, let it begin in Chicago where 18 homicides have been reported in the past 2 weeks.


By the way, surprised to see the NY Times discussing the mayor without mentioning
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