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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Quote Originally Posted by Lursa View Post
    I have not seen an official report on that....can you provide a link? I've also not seen it substantiated by the current investigation.
    Excon takes unsubstantiated cop statements as truth and that is the end of any discussion of the matter...
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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    Excon takes unsubstantiated cop statements as truth and that is the end of any discussion of the matter...
    Well, they are sworn in and generally more believable than thugs.
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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Quote Originally Posted by Lakryte View Post
    If the police action is in response to, and in an attempt to prevent such looting and damage, then yes, their use of teargas and rubber bullets are acceptable.
    No, it isn't. The police cannot kill all free speech to stop a few looters. Say there is a terrorist in times square. To stop the terrorist, would it be acceptable to kill all of the people in times square to kill the terrorist? No. Just because the cause for action is legitimate, does not mean the course of action is.
    Nothing you said changes anything I said.

    And as for your scenario?
    If that terrorist had a nuclear device that would kill thousands more, then yes, killing the hundreds in the square just to kill the terrorist would be justifiable.

    But you scenario was absurd in comparison to gas and rubber bullets (non-lethal force) to stop rioting, looting, and damage.
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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Quote Originally Posted by Lursa View Post
    You answered my question with a statement as if it was fact, as if it was the only account for that and verified by the police chief, like it was the only evidence 'known.' *snicker*

    It may indeed change over the course of investigation, new eyewitness reports, or in court.



    So, dont forget......always make sure your evidence is KNOWN! lol
    You are speaking nonsense as it is fact.
    He fought with the Officer and caused damage to the Officer. Etc...

    All you are doing is showing that you do not know what the evidence is.
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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Quote Originally Posted by MACS-24 View Post
    Well, they are sworn in and generally more believable than thugs.
    Agree with that but they are also known to twist the truth as well. Many, including I, have witnessed this first hand.
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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    You are speaking nonsense as it is fact.
    He fought with the Officer and caused damage to the Officer. Etc...

    All you are doing is showing that you do not know what the evidence is.
    What is the evidence that you are looking at?
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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    What is the evidence that you are looking at?
    All of it. From the cohorts account establishing a confrontation and a struggle over the gun and discharge of it, to the anonymous eyewitness saying he was all up on the vehicle, to the Chief revealing same struggle and discharge and the Officer suffered facial injuries that required hospitalization. All of it ...

    As for more evidence ...
    Please listen to the following and tell me if he is saying that the discharge injured Brown, or it injured the Officer?
    Start @ 01:30
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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Who are we supposed to believe - a sworn-in officer of the law, or a thug who just robbed a store, and saw his friend gunned down by "the man?"
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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    Excon takes unsubstantiated cop statements as truth and that is the end of any discussion of the matter...
    Your delusions are rearing their heads again.
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    re: Will Ferguson have a chilling effect on police?[W:144]

    Quote Originally Posted by Excon View Post
    Your delusions are rearing their heads again.
    Just one delusion and that is that I was happily married...
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    I have pooped in public, even in public neighborhoods.
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    Usually a gag for wise mouthed insulting little girls. Then some good nylon rope so I can tie them up, toss them in the trunk of my car and forget about them.

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