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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 41 minutes ago

Re: DeBlasio

"New York's police officers can't be this angry at him simply because of the advice he gave to his mixed-race son, can they?"


Sure they can. Why do you think he told that story publicly?
It was a political decision and he [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 3 hours ago

Re: Giuliani: shameless liar

"It would then not be unusual (it would be stupid, though) for the smart-mouthed suspect to hit the officer and try to run away."


Even your watered down version has Brown committing his second felony of the afternoon, so if [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 3 hours ago

Re: Giuliani: shameless liar

"I'm not trying to make a case for Holder's visit, but I do believe the intent was to soothe the black community's anger, not inflame it."


I agree. I don't believe their intent was to inflame but that is just what bowing down [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 4 hours ago

Re: Giuliani: shameless liar

"Richieds used to do an occasionally cogent post. His posts in this thread are ludicrous."

My posts are cogent when you agree with them and ludicrous when you don't. Big deal.

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 4 hours ago

Re: Giuliani: shameless liar

" because it's highly unusual (though not unheard of) for an unarmed person who is running away from gunfire to stop, turn and attack the person who is shooting at them."

It's also highly unusual for an unarmed criminal to attack a [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 4 hours ago

Re: Giuliani: shameless liar

"Obviously not, but this case had already attained national attention as an example of alleged improper police violence against an unarmed black man who was attempting to surrender."

So what? Wait for the evidence. Let the grand [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:22 PM

Re: Giuliani: shameless liar

"Umm... no. That's ridiculous. Sending Holder or FBI agents to find out what happened in Ferguson did not imply the Ferguson police had done anything wrong."

Of course it did. It created an atmosphere of expectation that this was [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:17 PM

Re: Giuliani: shameless liar

"Second, Brown ran away from Wilson after Wilson initially shot him. Wilson chased him and shot him again, killing him."

We know, for a fact, that Brown turned around and moved back towards Wilson.

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:15 PM

Re: Comic book drop over North Korea

Treat this as cyberterrorism and respond in kind.

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:25 PM

Re: Giuliani: shameless liar

"Please let us know how Obama has been teaching people to hate the police."


Absolutely correct. It started with sending Holder to Ferguson. That implied that the cops had done something wrong. Obama chose to treat this as a [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:17 PM

Re: Giuliani: shameless liar

Giuliani hit the nail right on the head. Of course, your motherjones article loses all credibility when it describes the shooting of Michael Brown as a state sanctioned police killing of a minor criminal.
It was, of course, self defense on the [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:18 PM

Re: When?

"As the dead black kids and the dead cops pile up, when will people finally realize that the self-righteous accusations leveled against one side or the other actually contribute to the problems we face, rather than solve [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:02 AM

Re: Obama to hollow out Cuba embargo

"China executes political prisoners, and they’re busy at it."


So, because we have fewer options with China, all such human right's abusers should get a pass? Want to isolate Vietnam? All for it.
Funny thing about China. As [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:15 AM

Re: Despicable

Not at all surprising. It's a reminder of the kind of human garbage that is out there.

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:29 AM

Re: Why Cops Deserve The Benefit Of The Doubt

"Stop the garbage, and go back to your regularly scheduled all cops are racists that deserve to die."


Ken's been very consistent on his support for the police. Not sure what posts you been reading.

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 1:25 AM

Re: Protesters chant "What do we want?"

>Frank Ancona, leader of the KKK’s Missouri operations, Threatens vigilantism against protesters in Ferguson.

He’s a white guy. I guess he speaks for you because you’re white too.

I'm saying, who cares what Al Sharpton [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:02 PM

Re: Obama to hollow out Cuba embargo

" If the Castro brothers are still in power 55 years after they kicked Batista out, then that's pretty good evidence that the embargo has been as useless as teats on a boar pig. So why, other than gutless, lily-livered politics, are we still [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:12 PM

Re: Obama to hollow out Cuba embargo

"Ya, they were so on the ropes that Vlad was making overtures to establish military operations there. Huh, the last time that issue came up we came literally to the brink of nuclear war. NAH! No urgent need here! Nope."


LOL. [more]

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richieds replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:59 PM

Re: Obama to hollow out Cuba embargo

>Blame for what, exactly? Cuba's poverty?

Who's to blame for Haiti's poverty? Or the Dominican Republic's? Or Puerto Rico's for that matter?<


Who?

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