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avebury

(10,967 posts)
9. The problem with your response is the fact that,
Fri Jul 8, 2016, 08:24 AM
Jul 2016

while there are a lot of good cops, they overwhelmingly fail to deal with the bad cops which results in their failure to do the job for which they are hired. The blue wall and police unions continually protects the bad cops resulting in a public that no longer trust the police. You might find out that there are more people who view the police more as a threat than the "terrorists".


As long as police departments refuse to clean up their own houses and deal with the bad cops by holding them accountable for their misdeeds then all cops will be painted with the same brush. Like it or not, the failure of the "good cops" to take actions against the bad cops make them accessories to the misdeeds and derelict in their duty to protect the public - because they didn't. What is amazing is the fact that most police officers don't get it.

What is amazing about the incident in Dallas is not that it happened but that it hadn't happened sooner. I would not be surprised if there were more like it in the future.

I would live to hear the NRA response to this, the person who DID have an AR-15 turned in their uponit7771 Jul 2016 #1
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I disagree with your comment. imanamerican63 Jul 2016 #3
Yes, but there is another factor --- The Blue Wall of Silence. Hoppy Jul 2016 #4
and sadly, protecting each other arithia Jul 2016 #8
The problem with your response is the fact that, avebury Jul 2016 #9
Your blanket condemnation is bigotted and prejudiced. You know nothing about the humans killed Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2016 #5
Nicely said. We need to separate the facts from the hipocary that divides the country. imanamerican63 Jul 2016 #6
That's disgusting bullshit. The cops who were killed had nothing to do with anything. DanTex Jul 2016 #7
NRA etc. need to be held accountable (2nd Amendment Remedies, Armed Uprising, etc.) groundloop Jul 2016 #10
Pull on a tiger's tail and taunt it long enough. . . DinahMoeHum Jul 2016 #11
You forgot the NRA exception for black people. Chemisse Jul 2016 #12
Well, isn't that a given? GUNZ don't kill, people do. Surya Gayatri Jul 2016 #13
I usually follow that with "yeah. People kill people. WITH GUNS." calimary Jul 2016 #14
But, the willful cognitive dissonance just goes on and on. Surya Gayatri Jul 2016 #15
No kidding. calimary Jul 2016 #18
This very reality explains SOME of the "disillusionment" with BHO, I think. You and I and Surya Gayatri Jul 2016 #20
That's EXACTLY what I thought. calimary Jul 2016 #22
Your last paragraph says it all. The answer is up in neon: GUNZ are NOT the cure for the disease. Surya Gayatri Jul 2016 #24
That's exactly what the gun nuts at the Bundy ranch were saying IronLionZion Jul 2016 #16
Gun goons. calimary Jul 2016 #19
The answer IronLionZion Jul 2016 #21
And once I actually tasted some well-prepared calimari that didn't taste like I was eating calimary Jul 2016 #23
This message was self-deleted by its author mountain grammy Jul 2016 #17
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