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PeterRabit posted to the Political Asylum board. 13 minutes ago

Police shooting with body cam

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=31772096

How could a police officer shoot and kill an unarmed man?

Hard to imagine why a man would walk away from an officer (while his [more]

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PeterRabit posted to the Political Asylum board. 2 hours ago

"I felt like a five-year-old"

By Wilson’s own estimates, he was bigger than Brown by about an inch. Wilson described himself as 6ft 4in tall, and Brown as 6ft 3in tall.
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Wilson says Brown confronted him at his police car, after he asked why he and Johnson were [more]

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 2 hours ago

Re: We come here to do a job, not keep a job.

Health care reform in the United States, health care for all, has been imagined and pursued for a century with no result before ObamaCare.

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:33 PM

Re: Ferguson: Put Video Cameras on Cops

But will it really change the minds of those who want to play the victim and not be responsible or held accountable for thuggish behavior?

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I see you didn't read the article...

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PeterRabit posted to the Political Asylum board. 12:07 PM

Ferguson: Put Video Cameras on Cops

The Verdict From Ferguson: Put Video Cameras on Cops
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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:23 PM

Re: GOP Candidate currently beating Hillary

"Hillary lacks charisma but you won't find anyone more experienced AMONG THOSE MENTIONED AS POSSIBLE CANDIDATES FOR POTUS."

I think you have to understand the comment in the way I modified it. There must be many persons with broad [more]

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:16 PM

Re: Coming to a neighborhood near your home soon

>Is this true? Do you care?

Does it bother me that there are terrible persons in remote regions of the world? Of course.

But it bothers me a lot more that some United States citizens will use these sad events to stir up racial [more]

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:06 PM

Re: Other columnist: Obama wrong on immigration

>Per you, Bush should have been able to act simply because of the Senate's failure to vote on the actual bill.

Not in this case. They couldn't even get a majority of votes for cloture. In general I detest the 60 vote (unconstitutional) [more]

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:00 PM

Re: Other columnist: Obama wrong on immigration

>If the House, and now the Senate, pass bills not signed by Obama, even an immigration bill, then what? Is Obama still justified to do whatever he wants?

In the face of an on-going crisis (e.g. immigration), if the House and Senate can [more]

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PeterRabit posted to the Climate Change board. 9:43 PM

The dawning of grid parity

For the solar and wind industries in the United States, it has been a long-held dream: to produce energy at a cost equal to conventional sources like coal and natural gas.

That day appears to be dawning.

The cost of providing [more]

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:38 PM

Re: Any strong wishes about outcome?

> Truth and justice. That's all I want.

I would like to see some clear standards for police on when to shoot to kill.

For instance, shooting someone to protect the public should be a lower bar than shooting someone to protect [more]

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:27 PM

Re: Other columnist: Obama wrong on immigration

>Is it your belief that if Boehner passed a bill Obama would not sign, we would not be where we are today?

Boehner had a bill that had passed the Senate and would have passed the House. All he had to do was bring it to the floor. He [more]

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PeterRabit posted to the Political Asylum board. 9:18 PM

Looks like Wilson grand jury did not indict

At 9 p.m. EST St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch will announce whether or not the 12-person panel chose to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of Michael Brown, his office stated in an email.
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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:09 PM

Re: As I stated regarding Zimmerman

It is likely that the Ferguson case will accelerate the use of body cameras. I wish we could see a body-cam video of 12-year-old Tamir Rice immediately before he was shot to death.

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:53 PM

Re: Other columnist: Obama wrong on immigration

>Lost In the stampede to pat Obama on the back and declare that he can do this is a sober reflection on whether or not he should.

******* BREAKING *******
TheDope1 does not agree with an action taken by President [more]

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:46 PM

Re: Other columnist: Obama wrong on immigration

>the bigger problem for the future was one of precedent. Even if his directive is legally defensible, Mr. Martin said, Mr. Obama may be paving the way for future Republican presidents to act similarly to contravene laws that Democrats [more]

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:34 PM

Re: Other columnist: Obama wrong on immigration

>the White House seized on an apparently inaccurate news report

We initially gave this claim a rating of Four Pinocchios. But the existence of congressional testimony with the 1.5 million figure, no matter how confusing or disputed, [more]

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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:48 PM

Re: Would you call 911 ??

Maybe Peter is right. Just give the kid a cookie and a hug. Why? Because it's the right thing to do.
Wait. Skip the hug. You do not want to be seen as a pedophile.
Stop! NO COOKIE. That's called 'luring' in Oregon and is a very serious
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PeterRabit replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:38 PM

Re: Other columnist: Obama wrong on immigration

Prosecutorial discretion means you are not required to prosecute every crime — which, since doing so would be impossible, is just a nod to reality. It does not mean that those crimes the executive chooses not to enforce are now no longer crimes. [more]

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PeterRabit posted to the Political Asylum board. 5:41 PM

WSJ columnist: Obama Is Right on Immigration

OPINION

The President Is Right on Immigration
Obama’s legal authority is clear, as it was for Reagan, Clinton and both Bushes.

By STEPHEN LEGOMSKY
Nov. 23, 2014 5:02 p.m. ET

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