Forum Settings
       
« Previous 1 2
Reply To Thread

I fought the law, and the law...Follow

#1 Feb 08 2013 at 1:04 PM Rating: Excellent
Annoying Ass
ZAM Administrator
Avatar
*****
11,928 posts
Odds are that by now you've heard of the manhunt for Christopher Dorner the former police officer who has vowed a one-man war against the LAPD after he was fired in 2009. So far he's killed three people (the daughter of officer who represented him on his appeal, her fiance, and one of the officers who was pursuing Dorner), and wounded another. Apparently he's also a Marksman (third rank, IIRC) in rifles, and an expert (first rank) in 9mm pistol shooting. So while he's obviously a dangerous guy, the response from the LAPD has been... well, pretty crazy in my book.
Dorner 1


Dorner 3


Basically, the LAPD has pulled out all the stops and initiated the largest manhunt in CA history to find him and take him down. Dorner left a rambling manifesto where he talks about his take on the reasons behind his firing, his perception of the corruption within the LAPD, and how he's going to miss seeing Shark Week. He has praise for Obama and Bush Sr., hates the president of the NRA and Fareed Zakaria, and forgives General Petraeus for having "thought with (his) penis." A man of many views, is Dorner.

Reddit has a good time-line up about the events surrounding the case. Craziest thing so far is that the LAPD has shot two innocent people so far, convinced they were Dorner... and as of yet, there's no news of firings or arrests for the officers involved. Makes you wonder if Dorner isn't too wrong about the corruption!

LAPD oops

(That's the truck officers opened fire on with the two innocent women inside).

Think he'll take revenge on any other officers before he gets taken down? Think he'll get caught at all? Last reports said they've lost his trail as a storm approaches, and he mentioned before he might head to Mexico.
____________________________
Retired News Writer for the ZAM Network
WoW - Aureliano the Insane - level 90 Druid on Sen'Jin
Nanaoki - level 90 Mage on Sen'Jin
#2 Feb 08 2013 at 1:08 PM Rating: Decent
Lunatic
******
29,229 posts
the response from the LAPD has been... well, pretty crazy in my book.

Cops are at risk, not little people. They're reacting appropriately.
____________________________
Disclaimer:

To make a long story short, I don't take any responsibility for anything I post here. It's not news, it's not truth, it's not serious. It's parody. It's satire. It's bitter. It's angsty. Your mother's a whore. You like to jack off dogs. That's right, you heard me. You like to grab that dog by the bone and rub it like a ski pole. Your dad? Gay. Your priest? Straight. **** off and let me post. It's not true, it's all in good fun. Now go away.

#3 Feb 08 2013 at 1:13 PM Rating: Excellent
******
43,369 posts
If only cops were allowed to carry guns then this would have been solved long ago with less bloodshed.

All being a marksman in rifles means is that he eventually qualified that year. Really doesn't say anything about his threat level. You spend eight hours on a range and eventually you'll qual.

Edited, Feb 8th 2013 2:15pm by lolgaxe
____________________________
George Carlin wrote:
I think it’s the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
#4 Feb 08 2013 at 1:58 PM Rating: Excellent
Liberal Conspiracy
*******
TILT
That shark week is pretty sweet stuff.

I've only been following this story a little but I assume the destroyed truck in the photo is the burnt out one they think the shooter abandoned. I suppose it makes sense that the cops on that scene would wear body armor since that'd be an obvious set-up for a guy who wants to shoot cops.

Not to get into an immediate hijacking tangent but the unfortunate shooting of the two women reminds me of the recent New York event where a guy had a gun and seven (?) people were injured... all by police responding and firing, trying to take the gunman down.

[Edit: Whoops... nine people injured; two by direct hits and six by bullet or masonry fragments. And this isn't to discount the initial victim of gunman killed which started the event]

Edited, Feb 8th 2013 2:05pm by Jophiel
____________________________
Belkira wrote:
Wow. Regular ol' Joph fan club in here.
#5 Feb 08 2013 at 1:59 PM Rating: Good
Sage
****
4,041 posts
And to think... at one point in time he was a law-abiding citizen!
#6 Feb 08 2013 at 2:03 PM Rating: Good
***
2,010 posts
For a second I thought that second image had come out of Afghanistan or something.
#7 Feb 08 2013 at 2:11 PM Rating: Excellent
******
43,369 posts
Jophiel wrote:
Not to get into an immediate hijacking tangent but the unfortunate shooting of the two women reminds me of the recent New York event where a guy had a gun and seven (?) people were injured... all by police responding and firing, trying to take the gunman down.
Nine. Three direct and the rest were fragment (bullet, wall, flower pot) ricochets. The difference is that in the Empire State Building incident the cops shot at the guy who was pointing a gun on them. I don't think the two shot by the LAPD were in the vicinity of Dorner.

Not that I'm defending the lack of control of the NYPD, as I think sixteen shots is quite excessive, just that by all accounts they actually had a gun pointed at them at the time.
____________________________
George Carlin wrote:
I think it’s the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
#8 Feb 08 2013 at 2:15 PM Rating: Excellent
Avatar
*****
11,166 posts
Guenny wrote:
And to think... at one point in time he was a law-abiding citizen!


Gerald Butler will play Donner in the movie version of the story.
____________________________
Shaowstrike (Retired - FFXI)
91PUP/BLM 86SMN/BST 76DRK
Cooking/Fishing 100


"We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary."
— James D. Nicoll
#9 Feb 08 2013 at 3:10 PM Rating: Excellent
Will swallow your soul
******
28,174 posts
Smasharoo wrote:
the response from the LAPD has been... well, pretty crazy in my book.

Cops are at risk, not little people. They're reacting appropriately.



On the other hand it is the LAPD, which pretty much guarantees they're going to start a race war before it's all said and done.

____________________________
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

#10 Feb 08 2013 at 3:13 PM Rating: Good
Avatar
*****
11,166 posts
Samira wrote:
Smasharoo wrote:
the response from the LAPD has been... well, pretty crazy in my book.

Cops are at risk, not little people. They're reacting appropriately.



On the other hand it is the LAPD, which pretty much guarantees they're going to start a race war before it's all said and done.



Did they say if the two women shot were black or latino?
____________________________
Shaowstrike (Retired - FFXI)
91PUP/BLM 86SMN/BST 76DRK
Cooking/Fishing 100


"We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary."
— James D. Nicoll
#11 Feb 08 2013 at 3:19 PM Rating: Good
Worst. Title. Ever!
*****
14,691 posts
Shaowstrike the Shady wrote:
Samira wrote:
Smasharoo wrote:
the response from the LAPD has been... well, pretty crazy in my book.

Cops are at risk, not little people. They're reacting appropriately.



On the other hand it is the LAPD, which pretty much guarantees they're going to start a race war before it's all said and done.



Did they say if the two women shot were black or latino?


Really fat white women. It's why they thought Dorner was in the vehicle.
____________________________
Can't sleep, clown will eat me.
#12 Feb 08 2013 at 5:01 PM Rating: Excellent
*****
10,776 posts
Since he was in San Diego, the news stations went into overload over here. One of the naval bases locked down since he used his military ID to get on base. So the other naval bases of course went into high security mode.

When I saw his picture, my first impression was LL Cool J went on a bender with the Krispy Kremes.
#13 Feb 08 2013 at 5:16 PM Rating: Good
Encyclopedia
******
31,442 posts
He certainly does seem to be messing with the police's heads though. So he checks into a hotel next to base, but he's not there. He ties up a guy at the marina, but also not there. Leaves wallet lying on the ground. Not there. Leaves equipment, not there. Leaves burned truck in the mountains, not there. He seems to be intentionally scattering his trail around to maximize the number of places the police have to spend resources. No way to know what his plan is, but assuming he actually wants to kills those on his list, I'd expect he's not actually in Big Bear. Likely just burned the truck there in order to get hundreds of LEOs up there looking for him in a snowstorm while he's somewhere else. That or he's re-enacting First Blood or something. Depends on whether he's actually unstable or not I suppose.
____________________________
King Nobby wrote:
More words please
#14 Feb 08 2013 at 5:25 PM Rating: Good
****
6,748 posts
Seems like the media frenzy is in full effect. I'll wait till the hype dies down and a true accounting can be told without all the typical knee-jerk reactionary stories flying around.

It does make for an interesting story though. Sounds like a Jack Reacher novel or something.
____________________________
Some people are like slinkies, they aren't really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs.
#15 Feb 08 2013 at 6:31 PM Rating: Decent
Encyclopedia
******
31,442 posts
I suppose that Hollywood will tell us whether his "manifesto" is a legitimate tale of a man driven to desperation by a corrupt system, or just the rantings of a guy with a persecution complex. But which will Hollywood go with? It's so hard to tell!
____________________________
King Nobby wrote:
More words please
#16 Feb 08 2013 at 6:59 PM Rating: Good
Regardless of whether or not "injustice" lead to his firing, the route he's gone in venting his frustration at perceived "injustice" isn't one that makes me the least bit sympathetic towards his plight.

He's obviously interested in getting his story out there, so unless he peacefully surrenders he's got no chance at being remembered as anything more than a mad man.
____________________________
"The Rich are there to take all of the money & pay none of the taxes, the middle class is there to do all the work and pay all the taxes, and the poor are there to scare the **** out of the middle class." -George Carlin


#17 Feb 08 2013 at 7:22 PM Rating: Default
Encyclopedia
******
31,442 posts
Omegavegeta wrote:
Regardless of whether or not "injustice" lead to his firing, the route he's gone in venting his frustration at perceived "injustice" isn't one that makes me the least bit sympathetic towards his plight.


Interesting. I'm assuming you hold the same opinion towards say Assata Shakur then? Or shall we just wait a decade or three after popular media is done with his story and see what the youth of the day think?

Quote:
He's obviously interested in getting his story out there, so unless he peacefully surrenders he's got no chance at being remembered as anything more than a mad man.


He'll be shot while trying to surrender though. Just like always happens. Movie of the week for sure!
____________________________
King Nobby wrote:
More words please
#18 Feb 08 2013 at 7:46 PM Rating: Excellent
Liberal Conspiracy
*******
TILT
If I was a betting man, I'd wager that Omegavegeta has little opinion on Assata Shakur one way or the other and spends precious little time thinking about her.

Is this one of those things radio-fed conservatives keep in their hip pocket to spring out at opportune moments? "What do you think of... Assata Shakur?!?! HA!! Got you, didn't I!?"

Edited, Feb 8th 2013 7:47pm by Jophiel
____________________________
Belkira wrote:
Wow. Regular ol' Joph fan club in here.
#19 Feb 08 2013 at 7:50 PM Rating: Default
Encyclopedia
******
31,442 posts
Jophiel wrote:
If I was a betting man, I'd wager that Omegavegeta has little opinion on Assata Shakur one way or the other and spends precious little time thinking about her.

Is this one of those things radio-fed conservatives keep in their hip pocket to spring out at opportune moments? "What do you think of... Assata Shakur?!?! HA!! Got you, didn't I!?"


We had a thread about her some time ago. Can't remember exactly who said what, but there was a remarkable willingness among the more liberal members of this forum to focus on the claimed corruption/abuse she suffered and ignore the violent acts she committed. So it seemed like a reasonable comparison to make. Call it "Bonnie and Clyde" syndrome if you prefer.
____________________________
King Nobby wrote:
More words please
#20 Feb 08 2013 at 7:58 PM Rating: Excellent
Liberal Conspiracy
*******
TILT
There was one post by Rdmcandie talking about her. The rest of us just laughed at Varus. I had completely forgotten the thread but it wasn't exactly anything memorable.

You have weird memories of what the "more liberal members" of the board do.
____________________________
Belkira wrote:
Wow. Regular ol' Joph fan club in here.
#21 Feb 08 2013 at 8:10 PM Rating: Decent
Encyclopedia
******
31,442 posts
Jophiel wrote:
You have weird memories of what the "more liberal members" of the board do.


Side picking mostly. Point being that if Omega thought that the position of the left was to defend Dorner, he'd be defending his actions and attacking anyone who pointed out the violent harm he caused. Such a "side" hasn't been established in this case yet. But in 20 or 30 years it will. Which is part of the point I'm making.
____________________________
King Nobby wrote:
More words please
#22 Feb 08 2013 at 8:14 PM Rating: Excellent
Liberal Conspiracy
*******
TILT
Ah, of course.

Well, don't let no one tell you wrong thirty years from now!
____________________________
Belkira wrote:
Wow. Regular ol' Joph fan club in here.
#23 Feb 08 2013 at 8:20 PM Rating: Decent
Encyclopedia
******
31,442 posts
Hey. I'm just sayin', this guy has folk hero written all over him. Just you wait!
____________________________
King Nobby wrote:
More words please
#24 Feb 09 2013 at 11:18 AM Rating: Good
Gbaji wrote:
We had a thread about her (Shakur) some time ago. Can't remember exactly who said what, but there was a remarkable willingness among the more liberal members of this forum to focus on the claimed corruption/abuse she suffered and ignore the violent acts she committed. So it seemed like a reasonable comparison to make. Call it "Bonnie and Clyde" syndrome if you prefer.


Feel free to compare them, just don't be surprised that my opinion on her is the same one I have about Dorner. Mumia Abu Jamal's a different story, but I don't think he shot the cop he was convicted of killing & didn't kill other people in revenge for his "false" conviction/imprisonment. But rest assured if he pulled a Dorner I'd feel the same way about him.

But boy, you sure got me...agreeing with you and all.

Prick.
____________________________
"The Rich are there to take all of the money & pay none of the taxes, the middle class is there to do all the work and pay all the taxes, and the poor are there to scare the **** out of the middle class." -George Carlin


#25 Feb 09 2013 at 1:50 PM Rating: Good
****
6,470 posts
gbaji wrote:
Jophiel wrote:
You have weird memories of what the "more liberal members" of the board do.


Side picking mostly. Point being that if Omega thought that the position of the left was to defend Dorner, he'd be defending his actions and attacking anyone who pointed out the violent harm he caused. Such a "side" hasn't been established in this case yet. But in 20 or 30 years it will. Which is part of the point I'm making.


1. Make allegation.
2. Get proved wrong. Comically wrong.
3. Deflect.
4. ???
5. Profit.
____________________________
Latest Articles:
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine Review

Follow me on Twitter!
#26 Feb 09 2013 at 3:15 PM Rating: Excellent
Will swallow your soul
******
28,174 posts
There's no way to prove someone wrong when his position is projected 30 years into the future.
____________________________
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

#27 Feb 09 2013 at 3:23 PM Rating: Excellent
Everyone's Oiran
Avatar
*****
15,913 posts
In an alternate universe.
____________________________
<3

http://www.reddit.com/r/Forum4/
#28 Feb 09 2013 at 5:45 PM Rating: Default
Avatar
****
7,460 posts
Samira wrote:
There's no way to prove someone wrong when his position is projected 30 years into the future.



I proved him wrong 31 years from yesterday.


Edit*

Twice.

Edited, Feb 9th 2013 6:45pm by rdmcandie
____________________________
HEY GOOGLE. **** OFF YOU. **** YOUR **** SEARCH ENGINE IN ITS **** SHITTY BINARY ASS. ALL DAY LONG.

#29 Feb 10 2013 at 1:12 AM Rating: Good
Avatar
*****
11,909 posts
Quote:
He's obviously interested in getting his story out there, so unless he peacefully surrenders he's got no chance at being remembered as anything more than a mad man.


Haha, how nieve.
____________________________
"Observe what happens when you force a man to change"
Just as Planned.
#30 Feb 10 2013 at 2:24 PM Rating: Good
I wrote:
He's obviously interested in getting his story out there, so unless he peacefully surrenders he's got no chance at being remembered as anything more than a mad man.
tlw wrote:
Haha, how nieve.


I should have prefaced that with the exception of the extreme right, left, & gangsta's. For them, (anti)hero.
____________________________
"The Rich are there to take all of the money & pay none of the taxes, the middle class is there to do all the work and pay all the taxes, and the poor are there to scare the **** out of the middle class." -George Carlin


#31 Feb 10 2013 at 2:38 PM Rating: Good
Worst. Title. Ever!
*****
14,691 posts
I wrote:
He's obviously interested in getting his story out there, so unless he peacefully surrenders he's got no chance at being remembered as anything more than a mad man.
tlw wrote:
Haha, how nieve.
Omegavegeta wrote:
I should have prefaced that with the exception of the extreme right, left, & gangsta's. For them, (anti)hero.

Inverted quote pyramid, GO!
____________________________
Can't sleep, clown will eat me.
#32 Feb 10 2013 at 5:37 PM Rating: Good
Avatar
*****
11,909 posts
You guys do know that my name shortens to TL;DR, right?
____________________________
"Observe what happens when you force a man to change"
Just as Planned.
#33 Feb 11 2013 at 8:46 AM Rating: Good
****
6,470 posts
Samira wrote:
There's no way to prove someone wrong when his position is projected 30 years into the future.


I was referring to his misrememberance of the old thread (which Joph effectively blew up).

The 30 year projection business is his subsequent attempt to stiff-arm said refutation and get into the open field.

Edited, Feb 11th 2013 9:47am by Eske
____________________________
Latest Articles:
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine Review

Follow me on Twitter!
#34 Feb 11 2013 at 6:39 PM Rating: Default
Encyclopedia
******
31,442 posts
Eske Esquire wrote:
Samira wrote:
There's no way to prove someone wrong when his position is projected 30 years into the future.


I was referring to his misrememberance of the old thread (which Joph effectively blew up).


What misrememberance? Sure looked to me like several posters defending (or at least dismissing the criticism of) the actions of Assata Shakur based on the song written about her. One said that the lyrics showed she was the victim of police corruption. Two others agreed with that poster. Out of the maybe 8 or 10 total people who posted in that thread, that's a pretty decent percentage.

The amusing aspect of this is the circling of wagons that seemed to be in effect. Since the original criticism was of Obama inviting the song writer to the White House, it seemed like the Obama supporters felt the need to defend that action by defending the song itself. Which is really bizarre if you stop and think about it. It stuck in my mind because of this facet of the issue. My post in that thread didn't touch on the Presidential connection at all. I just pointed out that the lyrics in the song were not remotely a fair representation of the facts, and she was hardly the victim she was portrayed to be. You'd think that wouldn't be such a horrible thing to say, but apparently it was.
____________________________
King Nobby wrote:
More words please
#35 Feb 11 2013 at 8:27 PM Rating: Excellent
Liberal Conspiracy
*******
TILT
gbaji wrote:
The amusing aspect of this is the circling of wagons that seemed to be in effect.

From the mouths of babes...
____________________________
Belkira wrote:
Wow. Regular ol' Joph fan club in here.
#36 Feb 12 2013 at 2:02 AM Rating: Excellent
Cervixhouse-Five
******
30,635 posts
Jophiel called gbaji a babe. [:juvenilesmirk:]
#37 Feb 12 2013 at 8:11 AM Rating: Decent
Lunatic
******
29,229 posts

The amusing aspect of this is the circling of wagons that seemed to be in effect. Since the original criticism was of Obama inviting the song writer to the White House, it seemed like the Obama supporters felt the need to defend that action by defending the song itself. Which is really bizarre if you stop and think about it.


It is bizarre. Why would anyone have to defend a song in a country with the 1st Amendment?
____________________________
Disclaimer:

To make a long story short, I don't take any responsibility for anything I post here. It's not news, it's not truth, it's not serious. It's parody. It's satire. It's bitter. It's angsty. Your mother's a whore. You like to jack off dogs. That's right, you heard me. You like to grab that dog by the bone and rub it like a ski pole. Your dad? Gay. Your priest? Straight. **** off and let me post. It's not true, it's all in good fun. Now go away.

#38 Feb 12 2013 at 8:33 AM Rating: Good
******
43,369 posts
If by defend he means shrugged their shoulders.
____________________________
George Carlin wrote:
I think it’s the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
#39 Feb 12 2013 at 8:48 AM Rating: Excellent
****
6,470 posts
gbaji wrote:
Eske Esquire wrote:
Samira wrote:
There's no way to prove someone wrong when his position is projected 30 years into the future.


I was referring to his misrememberance of the old thread (which Joph effectively blew up).


What misrememberance? Sure looked to me like several posters defending (or at least dismissing the criticism of) the actions of Assata Shakur based on the song written about her. One said that the lyrics showed she was the victim of police corruption. Two others agreed with that poster. Out of the maybe 8 or 10 total people who posted in that thread, that's a pretty decent percentage.

The amusing aspect of this is the circling of wagons that seemed to be in effect. Since the original criticism was of Obama inviting the song writer to the White House, it seemed like the Obama supporters felt the need to defend that action by defending the song itself. Which is really bizarre if you stop and think about it. It stuck in my mind because of this facet of the issue. My post in that thread didn't touch on the Presidential connection at all. I just pointed out that the lyrics in the song were not remotely a fair representation of the facts, and she was hardly the victim she was portrayed to be. You'd think that wouldn't be such a horrible thing to say, but apparently it was.


You....you realize that I can look at the thread too, right?

I count two posters, rdm and some no-name, advocating that point.

≈17 liberal posters, ≈4 conservative posting in thread (gbaji, alma, moe, ugly (can't quite remember which side ugly leans to, but meh))

That means about 11% of the liberal posters advocated that position. One was a nobody that I'm only guessing was a liberal, because I've not personally seen him post here before or since. The other was RDM, who was probably high.

gbaji wrote:
Can't remember exactly who said what, but there was a remarkable willingness among the more liberal members of this forum to focus on the claimed corruption/abuse she suffered and ignore the violent acts she committed.


Nope.
____________________________
Latest Articles:
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine Review

Follow me on Twitter!
#40 Feb 12 2013 at 9:17 AM Rating: Decent
Prodigal Son
*****
19,882 posts
Timelordwho wrote:
You guys do know that my name shortens to TL;DR, right?

Smiley: dubious

Whar'd yew larn to speel?
____________________________
publiusvarus wrote:
we all know liberals are well adjusted american citizens who only want what's best for society. While conservatives are evil money grubbing scum who only want to sh*t on the little man and rob the world of its resources.
#41 Feb 12 2013 at 10:28 AM Rating: Excellent
Annoying Ass
ZAM Administrator
Avatar
*****
11,928 posts
Debalic wrote:
Timelordwho wrote:
You guys do know that my name shortens to TL;DR, right?

Smiley: dubious

Whar'd yew larn to speel?

DR = Dr. Who.
____________________________
Retired News Writer for the ZAM Network
WoW - Aureliano the Insane - level 90 Druid on Sen'Jin
Nanaoki - level 90 Mage on Sen'Jin
#42 Feb 12 2013 at 1:57 PM Rating: Good
***
2,010 posts
Quote:
Since the original criticism was of Obama inviting the song writer to the White House, it seemed like the Obama supporters felt the need to defend that action by defending the song itself. Which is really bizarre if you stop and think about it. It stuck in my mind because of this facet of the issue. My post in that thread didn't touch on the Presidential connection at all. I just pointed out that the lyrics in the song were not remotely a fair representation of the facts, and she was hardly the victim she was portrayed to be. You'd think that wouldn't be such a horrible thing to say, but apparently it was.


A guy posting some stuff about the first amendment doesn't equal defending what someone had to say, just their right to say it. That's kind of the whole point of the amendment, you know. It's so we are free to make jackasses out of ourselves, and you exercise that right almost daily.
#43 Feb 12 2013 at 3:58 PM Rating: Excellent
Annoying Ass
ZAM Administrator
Avatar
*****
11,928 posts
Looks like it'll be over soon...

Quote:
[Updated at 4:49 p.m. ET] Two sheriff's deputies have been wounded in a shootout with a suspect believed to be renegade ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Jordan Dorner, a high-ranking law official with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday.

The source says the suspect, believed to be Dorner, shot the deputies as police responded to a report of a home invasion and a carjacking in the Big Bear area of southern California.

After police got a description of the vehicle, police set up a road block, and Dorner approached the officers, the source says. Dorner then opened fire, wounding the two sheriff's deputies, according to the source.

The official said Dorner was "pinned down."
____________________________
Retired News Writer for the ZAM Network
WoW - Aureliano the Insane - level 90 Druid on Sen'Jin
Nanaoki - level 90 Mage on Sen'Jin
#44gbaji, Posted: Feb 12 2013 at 4:05 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Double that number. And then add in all the folks who rated my post down but didn't comment directly on it. And no, I'm not crying about karma, but just pointing out that this was my only post in that thread, I said nothing about Obama or took any specific political position on his choice to invite the guy to the White House. All I did was point out that the song wasn't an accurate portrayal of the events in question. This was apparently such an outrage to a number of posters that they felt that it deserved to be rated down.
#45 Feb 12 2013 at 4:08 PM Rating: Excellent
******
43,369 posts
gbaji wrote:
And then add in all the folks who rated my post down
Smiley: laugh

I'm rating your post down. It must mean I think she was innocent and a saint.
gbaji wrote:
I just said that we should not take his version of events as an accurate depiction of what happened.
He did stop that mass shooting.

Edited, Feb 12th 2013 5:17pm by lolgaxe
____________________________
George Carlin wrote:
I think it’s the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
#46 Feb 12 2013 at 4:09 PM Rating: Default
Encyclopedia
******
31,442 posts
Torrence wrote:
A guy posting some stuff about the first amendment doesn't equal defending what someone had to say, just their right to say it. That's kind of the whole point of the amendment, you know. It's so we are free to make jackasses out of ourselves, and you exercise that right almost daily.


Yes. And I never said he didn't have a right to say it. I just said that we should not take his version of events as an accurate depiction of what happened. What precisely is wrong with saying that?
____________________________
King Nobby wrote:
More words please
#47 Feb 12 2013 at 4:27 PM Rating: Good
Skelly Poker Since 2008
*****
15,664 posts
Have you guys figured out the politics of this thing yet?

I'm not sure how I'm supposed to feel. Smiley: confused

In the meantime, you can watch the manhunt live on various large news networks. They've got the guy pinned down in a cabin.
____________________________
Alma wrote:
Post and be happy!
#48 Feb 12 2013 at 4:45 PM Rating: Excellent
Liberal Conspiracy
*******
TILT
We can ABSOLUTELY SPECULATE that 10,000 liberals rated Gbaji down!
gbaji wrote:
I just said that we should not take his version of events as an accurate depiction of what happened. What precisely is wrong with saying that?

Unless, you know, someone's "version of events" helps our ideological stance. Then we should 100% insist that some guy's version of events is infallible gospel. Via absolute speculation, of course Smiley: laugh

Edited, Feb 12th 2013 4:47pm by Jophiel
____________________________
Belkira wrote:
Wow. Regular ol' Joph fan club in here.
#49 Feb 12 2013 at 4:49 PM Rating: Excellent
Meat Popsicle
*****
11,577 posts
Elinda wrote:
Have you guys figured out the politics of this thing yet?


Guns are bad. If we would just ban guns these would have all been knife attacks and obviously everyone would have lived. Smiley: nod

I have faith we can muster up something about racism too if given enough time.
____________________________
That monster in the mirror, he just might be you. -Grover
#50 Feb 12 2013 at 6:32 PM Rating: Decent
******
21,717 posts
Elinda wrote:
They've got the guy pinned down in a cabin.


Where's Jason Bourne when you need him?
____________________________
R.I.P. Jessica M. 5/3/2010
This post brought to you by Carl's Jr.
gbaji wrote:
You guys keep tossing facts out there like they mean something.


#51 Feb 12 2013 at 7:00 PM Rating: Excellent
Annoying Ass
ZAM Administrator
Avatar
*****
11,928 posts
BrownDuck wrote:
Elinda wrote:
They've got the guy pinned down in a cabin.


Where's Jason Bourne when you need him?

Setting the cabin on fire, apparently.

Quote:
[Updated at 7:33 p.m. ET] More details on authorities' current assault on the cabin: Fire, as well as smoke from devices that the officers detonated, have engulfed the structure, according to authorities familiar with the operation. Ammunition is exploding inside, the sources said.

[Updated at 7:30 p.m. ET] One of two sheriff's deputies shot Tuesday by a man suspected to be Dorner has died, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon told reporters at California's Loma Linda University Medical Center.

[Updated at 7:26 p.m. ET] The cabin appears to be on fire. Authorities began an assault on the structure minutes ago.

Authorities have penetrated the structure and were bringing equipment to tear openings into the cabin, a source familiar with the operation said.
____________________________
Retired News Writer for the ZAM Network
WoW - Aureliano the Insane - level 90 Druid on Sen'Jin
Nanaoki - level 90 Mage on Sen'Jin
« Previous 1 2
Reply To Thread

Colors Smileys Quote OriginalQuote Checked Help

 

Recent Visitors: 35 All times are in CDT
Debalic, Anonymous Guests (34)