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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    I haven't seen a single person supporting the VERY FEW protesters calling for dead cops.

    There is also a time and place for protest, and I don't think a funeral or memorial service is it.
    From the video footage that I saw, it wasn't a very few, I'd place it between 50 and 100 or so.

    While I would agree wit you that a funeral isn't the right time and place for protest (unlike the Westboro idiots), I understand the LEOs position on this, and support that position.

    What's the saddest to me is that a solemn time of a funeral, being there to honor a fallen fellow officer, there in support of that officer's family, the LEOs were put in a position where they felt that had to protest de Blasio.

    We are seeming to forget that it was de Blasio's actions and words alone which has causing this tear in the relationship between the mayor and his police force.
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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    I usually support these kinds of acts of disobedience and disrespect for authority, but a funeral is not the place to grand stand.

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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Perhaps you don't know this eohrnberger , but anyone even you can post on MoveOn, try it some time.
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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    I'll say right off, I think it was a low class thing to do.

    Someone in a position of power basically implies that people in a certain profession are a racist trigger happy thugs who attack and murder black people and you actually have to ask that poll question about people in that profession turning their backs on that politician? That person is power stirred the pot, he is no different than Al Sharpton or some other race parasite who stirs up racial animosity. The mayor should have had their backs.But instead he planted his lips on the cocks of race hustlers and gave a huge middle finger to the police. Would this poll question been asked if the police turned their back on Al Sharpton Jessie Jackson or some other race parasite who helped stir the pot?
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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    Absolutely not and your strawman is BS. Reguardless, what the Mayor said or done the police should hold themselves to a higher standard. I Know I do.
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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by eohrnberger View Post
    From the video footage that I saw, it wasn't a very few, I'd place it between 50 and 100 or so.

    While I would agree wit you that a funeral isn't the right time and place for protest (unlike the Westboro idiots), I understand the LEOs position on this, and support that position.

    What's the saddest to me is that a solemn time of a funeral, being there to honor a fallen fellow officer, there in support of that officer's family, the LEOs were put in a position where they felt that had to protest de Blasio.

    We are seeming to forget that it was de Blasio's actions and words alone which has causing this tear in the relationship between the mayor and his police force.
    Relatively speaking, 50 to 100 is an extremely small number.
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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kobie View Post
    Relatively speaking, 50 to 100 is an extremely small number.
    In the sense of protesting, yeah, I can see that.

    In the sense that they are calling for someone's or a group's murder, then quite worrisome, I'd say.
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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by eohrnberger View Post
    In the sense of protesting, yeah, I can see that.

    In the sense that they are calling for someone's or a group's murder, then quite worrisome, I'd say.
    Then sure, you deal with them. However, you directly accused another poster of supporting protesters chanting for dead cops.
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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    I'll say right off, I think it was a low class thing to do.

    They were unprofessional at a funeral. No need to say more.
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    Re: Did the NYPD do the right thing by turning their backs on the mayor?

    Quote Originally Posted by eohrnberger View Post
    de Blasio threw his own PD under the bus. Heck, even MOVEON.Org says so.
    MoveOn Petitions - Resignation of New York City mayor Bill DeBlasio
    Well what were the "words and actions"?
    Again in this link it says he "has blood on his hands"? But what did he do? Nowhere did they say anything he did that lead to this "blood on his hands"...

    Same as above? WTF did he do?

    Same as above?W What the hell did he do?


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