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    Re: 2 Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So is the report a lie? What was specifically said in the report that would incite violence - please quote.
    I can't believe you're throwing out a strawman. It's not about the report, it's about Holder's public comments that irresponsible to say the least. Two cops are dead now.
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    Re: 2 Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Quote Originally Posted by 1750Texan View Post
    This is a DOJ investigation not Holder's personal beliefs. They may be what he believes as well...but the report is what he was discussing.
    Holder poltiticized the whole thing, because that's what he does with everything.
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    Re: 2 Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So is the report a lie? What was specifically said in the report that would incite violence - please quote.

    Ain't no body got no time to be reading reports!


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    Re: 2 Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    American I fully condem this violence but you just can't always shoot the messenger. I am not trying to attack you or be a race baiter but Holder did not pick up the guns and shoot. Do you really think either the racism in the report was purposely exaggerated or injected to incite violence?
    You are right, Holder did not, and I haven't hear Sharpton come right out and say 'lets get those crackers'. But it is they who can call for calm.
    Instead of the usual 'gotcha' attitude, they could have insisted on being calm and to let our justice system, one with all its flaws still the best in the world, btw, take its course.
    How can healing begin when it is too lucrative to pick sides, to stir the hornet's nest?
    Yes, out the wrong, set an example, but realize that words, actions, and even gestures, count. That goes for Holder and Sharton esp, not just white police officers.

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    Re: 2 Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I can't believe you're throwing out a strawman. It's not about the report, it's about Holder's public comments that irresponsible to say the least. Two cops are dead now.
    They're not dead. Not that it changes anything you've said in this thread. I 100% agree with all of your posts.
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    Re: 2 Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I can't believe you're throwing out a strawman. It's not about the report, it's about Holder's public comments that irresponsible to say the least. Two cops are dead now.
    What comments of his were irresponsible?
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    Re: 2 Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    They're not dead. Not that it changes anything you've said in this thread. I 100% agree with all of your posts.
    My bad.
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    Re: Two Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Quote Originally Posted by 1750Texan View Post
    Insighting violence and the shoot at police officers are two separate acts. How can it be proven that anyone actions to "insight" led to this shooting of the police officers?

    If it is shown that people were insighting violence against the police...the shooter is ultimately responsible for his actions.
    Uhm.....both are illegal.

    So what if they're " two separate acts "

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    Re: 2 Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Is anyone surprised this happened? I'm not.

    I see they're resigning in droves in Ferguson, from the Chief on down. Personally I can't understand why any white person would take a job as a cop there anymore. It's a poisonous atmosphere. Let them set up an all-black force and I'm sure their crime problems will simply disappear.

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    Re: 2 Officers Are Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post

    Holder. Unbelievable.

    Why? You argued the **** outta people saying what they want to as their freedom and you will defend it even if what they said disgusts you. Go for it.
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