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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    If the cop was going to shoot him for stealing a cigar there probably wouldn't have been any confrontation. A simple shot to the back of the head while driving by would have sufficed.

    I'm trying to keep my replies reasonable but the level of ridiculous in this discussion is making that difficult. My Sarcast-o-Meter redlined an hour ago.

    OK....one more time....

    From all appearances it seems that Brown and his buddy stole some stuff from a convenience store. They were then confronted by a cop, some kind of altercation occurred and Brown ended up dead. That much shouldn't be in dispute but by now, who the hell knows.

    The question at hand is how the altercation started. Maybe the cop mouthed off at Brown. Maybe Brown mouthed off at the cop. Maybe the cop pushed Brown with the door of his car. Maybe Brown pushed the car door back into the cop. Maybe Brown punched the cop in the face. Maybe the cop bashed his face getting out of the car. Maybe the cop flipped out and shot Brown for ****s and grins. Maybe Brown rushed the cop and got shot in self defense.

    That's a whole lot of maybe's and we don't have much to go on other than "witness" accounts by interested parties from both sides. The sane thing to do under such circumstances would be to chill out and wait until we get some more facts but, apparently, that isn't going to happen because a whole lot of folks have decided to fill in the blanks for themselves and turn a deaf ear to any and all other opinions.
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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

    Quote Originally Posted by Capster78 View Post
    I guess resisting arrest and trying to fight a police officer and steal his firearm is conveniently not included in your assessment of the situation. I mean, it has already been shown that the side you are taking has major credibility issues. Little evidence exists that this officer has credibility issues. Unless you are privy to evidence that this is a problem officer that none of the rest of us are that is.
    You should review the thread and maybe you'd see you're responding to the wrong poster by quoting me.

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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    If the cop was going to shoot him for stealing a cigar there probably wouldn't have been any confrontation. A simple shot to the back of the head while driving by would have sufficed.

    I'm trying to keep my replies reasonable but the level of ridiculous in this discussion is making that difficult. My Sarcast-o-Meter redlined an hour ago.

    OK....one more time....

    From all appearances it seems that Brown and his buddy stole some stuff from a convenience store. They were then confronted by a cop, some kind of altercation occurred and Brown ended up dead. That much shouldn't be in dispute but by now, who the hell knows.

    The question at hand is how the altercation started. Maybe the cop mouthed off at Brown. Maybe Brown mouthed off at the cop. Maybe the cop pushed Brown with the door of his car. Maybe Brown pushed the car door back into the cop. Maybe Brown punched the cop in the face. Maybe the cop bashed his face getting out of the car. Maybe the cop flipped out and shot Brown for ****s and grins. Maybe Brown rushed the cop and got shot in self defense.

    That's a whole lot of maybe's and we don't have much to go on other than "witness" accounts by interested parties from both sides. The sane thing to do under such circumstances would be to chill out and wait until we get some more facts but, apparently, that isn't going to happen because a whole lot of folks have decided to fill in the blanks for themselves and turn a deaf ear to any and all other opinions.
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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    I can't think of many Liberals here or anywhere else who would post something that sick. That one is in a league of his own.
    I'd like to agree with you, but seems there are a few on this site who are shameless and despicable.
    "Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views." William F. Buckley Jr.

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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    My bad, you are right. Posts about someone's children make me twitchy like that. I shouldn't lump the country in with that kind of a trolling post.
    As you said, a league all his own.

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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    I'd like to agree with you, but seems there are a few on this site who are shameless and despicable.
    Maybe, but so far, I've only seen that one asshole post something so out of line.

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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

    Quote Originally Posted by Texmex View Post
    Only if you believe in Karma.

    BTW, your feigned, hypocritical shock is duly noted.
    Shocked? I'm not shocked in the least when Liberals show their true colors.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    You should review the thread and maybe you'd see you're responding to the wrong poster by quoting me.
    I am responding to whoever made that post... if its not you, sorry
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    Re: Michael Brown was a robbery suspect before he was shot to death, police say

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    I'd like to agree with you, but seems there are a few on this site who are shameless and despicable.
    Shameless, despicable folks come in all shapes and sizes. Yes, I know, it's just a message board and blah-blah-blah, but what scares me is that vile posts are coming from an authentic place in someone's head.

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