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  • #61
    Originally posted by seanD View Post

    A tall order from an MSM with hemorrhaging ratings in the post-Trump era. Egging-on civil unrest and riots makes for lucrative clickbait.
    It's not by any stretch just the MSM. The right wing pundits are just as guilty if not more so. That is why I said 'ALL the media'. The polarization in this country is off the charts, and our enemies that have fed that are quite happy about it. It will take a conscious effort on all sides to ratchet it down.
    Mockery is the argument of the mentally and/or emotionally challenged.

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    • #62
      Originally posted by seanD View Post

      A tall order from an MSM with hemorrhaging ratings in the post-Trump era. Egging on civil unrest and riots makes for lucrative clickbait.
      OK, slow day, and I gotta go do something else, so another quick story.

      One of my police buddies came from a department up in Idaho, from a small town where there was a water treatment plant on the edge of town.
      In the winter, the "stuff" (human waste, etc) would freeze up and block up the works, so they had a bubbler system that pumped warm air from the bottom of the tanks, bubbling up to the surface, to keep the "stuff" from freezing. ("stuff" is a reference to the bad word for "poop")

      So, one of the 'duties' of the local police was to drive by the sewage plant at least once an hour during the night to make sure the "stuff" was still bubbling.
      They would radio in "treatment plant - SSB" - meaning "the 'stuff' is still bubbling".

      That transitioned into the follow-up of domestic disputes, where the officers would have to respond more than once per night, and try to calm things down.
      Often, the would leave the scene of the domestic dispute, and radio in "all calm for now, but SSB" -- yeah, it's still bubbling.

      The media is not happy unless they're actually stirring up the "stuff" - not content with simply reporting when it's bubbling.
      "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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      • #63
        Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

        OK, slow day, and I gotta go do something else, so another quick story.

        One of my police buddies came from a department up in Idaho, from a small town where there was a water treatment plant on the edge of town.
        In the winter, the "stuff" (human waste, etc) would freeze up and block up the works, so they had a bubbler system that pumped warm air from the bottom of the tanks, bubbling up to the surface, to keep the "stuff" from freezing. ("stuff" is a reference to the bad word for "poop")

        So, one of the 'duties' of the local police was to drive by the sewage plant at least once an hour during the night to make sure the "stuff" was still bubbling.
        They would radio in "treatment plant - SSB" - meaning "the 'stuff' is still bubbling".

        That transitioned into the follow-up of domestic disputes, where the officers would have to respond more than once per night, and try to calm things down.
        Often, the would leave the scene of the domestic dispute, and radio in "all calm for now, but SSB" -- yeah, it's still bubbling.

        The media is not happy unless they're actually stirring up the "stuff" - not content with simply reporting when it's bubbling.
        Politicians, too.
        Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
        But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
        Than a fool in the eyes of God


        From "Fools Gold" by Petra

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        • #64
          Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

          OK, slow day, and I gotta go do something else, so another quick story.

          One of my police buddies came from a department up in Idaho, from a small town where there was a water treatment plant on the edge of town.
          In the winter, the "stuff" (human waste, etc) would freeze up and block up the works, so they had a bubbler system that pumped warm air from the bottom of the tanks, bubbling up to the surface, to keep the "stuff" from freezing. ("stuff" is a reference to the bad word for "poop")

          So, one of the 'duties' of the local police was to drive by the sewage plant at least once an hour during the night to make sure the "stuff" was still bubbling.
          They would radio in "treatment plant - SSB" - meaning "the 'stuff' is still bubbling".

          That transitioned into the follow-up of domestic disputes, where the officers would have to respond more than once per night, and try to calm things down.
          Often, the would leave the scene of the domestic dispute, and radio in "all calm for now, but SSB" -- yeah, it's still bubbling.

          The media is not happy unless they're actually stirring up the "stuff" - not content with simply reporting when it's bubbling.
          I mean, when you read some of the articles about this story, you can literally see the meticulous and calculating way they're framing it to look like something it isn't. It's purely intentional.
          "I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole, it was like... we had entire training courses. It reminds you of the glory of the American experiment." - Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State (source).

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          • #65
            Originally posted by seanD View Post

            I mean, when you read some of the articles about this story, you can literally see the meticulous and calculating way they're framing it to look like something it isn't. It's purely intentional.
            Absolutely --- they're doing their best to make it Chapter II of George Floyd --- so that the liberals can put the pedal to the metal on Police Reform their own way.
            "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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            • #66
              No comment needed except to point out, this woman has more than 450k followers...

              "I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole, it was like... we had entire training courses. It reminds you of the glory of the American experiment." - Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State (source).

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              • #67
                Originally posted by seanD View Post
                No comment needed except to point out, this woman has more than 450k followers...

                Well obviously she doesn't mean "abolish" as in get rid of...



                I'm always still in trouble again

                "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                • #68
                  "We do not need police to address these situations."



                  If the police did decide to stop responding, I'd give it about a week before people in the community begged them to start responding again.
                  Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
                  But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
                  Than a fool in the eyes of God


                  From "Fools Gold" by Petra

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                  • #69
                    I need to stop reading Twitter threads. The number of people saying idiotic things like "Why didn't the police deescalate?" or "Why didn't he fire a warning shot?" or "Why didn't he just shoot her in the leg?" makes me depressed. The most ridiculous was the suggestion that the officer should have let the girl swing away because "at most, she would have gotten in 1 stab, most likely in a non-fatal area." How can someone be that stupid and manage to get through the day without mortally injuring themselves?
                    Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
                    But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
                    Than a fool in the eyes of God


                    From "Fools Gold" by Petra

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                    • #70
                      Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

                      Absolutely --- they're doing their best to make it Chapter II of George Floyd --- so that the liberals can put the pedal to the metal on Police Reform their own way.
                      I was watching the local NBC station this morning - they said nothing about the knife or someone about to get stabbed.
                      Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

                      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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                      • #71
                        Originally posted by seer View Post

                        I was watching the local NBC station this morning - they said nothing about the knife or someone about to get stabbed.
                        Yeah, our ABC affiliate just mentioned the "police shot a juvenile holding a knife". This really should concern people. If I were the mother of one of the girls who was attacked, I'd be hacked. Unless, of course, I hated the police more than I loved my daughter.
                        "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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                        • #72
                          Originally posted by seer View Post

                          I was watching the local NBC station this morning - they said nothing about the knife or someone about to get stabbed.
                          And in a jaw-dropping display of honesty and integrity the like of which tends to cause folks to be on the look out for four rather scary-looking men on horseback, last night CNN Prime Time host Chris "Fredo" Cuomo and CNN Tonight host Don a-black-hole-sucked-up-Flight-370 Lemon actually defended the Columbus, Ohio officer.

                          Lemon, even explained how difficult it was for the police when they roll up at scenes that are pure chaos explaining:

                          When they roll up on the scene, they see people tussling around. Someone has a knife. And their job is to protect and serve. Every life on that scene. And if they see someone who is in the process of taking a life, what is that decision, what decision do they have to make? And I..., that people say, “Well, you can do this you can do that.” Tasers don't work the way guns work.


                          An even bigger shock is when Cuomo started questioning where were the parents, especially since the father of the girl who was killed apparently only came out of the house after the shooting in order to get in a fight with the cops.

                          I'm always still in trouble again

                          "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                          "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                          • #73
                            At the end of the day this is a clear example of Anchoring. The idea that this was an unjust shooting has been set for many people. Now that the idea has been set, the rationale to keep that idea set will shift as new evidence comes available, while the opinion remains fixed.

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                            • #74
                              Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                              And in a jaw-dropping display of honesty and integrity the like of which tends to cause folks to be on the look out for four rather scary-looking men on horseback, last night CNN Prime Time host Chris "Fredo" Cuomo and CNN Tonight host Don a-black-hole-sucked-up-Flight-370 Lemon actually defended the Columbus, Ohio officer.

                              Lemon, even explained how difficult it was for the police when they roll up at scenes that are pure chaos explaining:

                              When they roll up on the scene, they see people tussling around. Someone has a knife. And their job is to protect and serve. Every life on that scene. And if they see someone who is in the process of taking a life, what is that decision, what decision do they have to make? And I..., that people say, “Well, you can do this you can do that.” Tasers don't work the way guns work.


                              An even bigger shock is when Cuomo started questioning where were the parents, especially since the father of the girl who was killed apparently only came out of the house after the shooting in order to get in a fight with the cops.
                              And LeBron was his usual idiot self...

                              LeBron James accused of inciting violence with 'YOU'RE NEXT' tweet targeting Columbus police officer

                              https://www.foxnews.com/media/lebron...ure-next-tweet

                              Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

                              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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                              • #75
                                Originally posted by CivilDiscourse View Post
                                At the end of the day this is a clear example of Anchoring. The idea that this was an unjust shooting has been set for many people. Now that the idea has been set, the rationale to keep that idea set will shift as new evidence comes available, while the opinion remains fixed.
                                And the same thing happened with "hands up don't shoot", and "he was bludgeoned to death with a fire extinguisher". Once those lies are out there, yeah - what you said!

                                What we need is a judge to declare "the jury* will disregard those statements". (the jury always sits up and takes note!)



                                *the jury of public opinion
                                "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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