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#21 diehardtwinsfan

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Posted 31 May 2020 - 05:34 PM

 

Should never apologized. Have seen too many terrorists say that “all cops should be killed” and we should celebrate when they are supported as well. After all 99.9% of them protect our most vulnerable

Let's not lump the extremes into the moderates please. The extremes may be loud, but I suspect the vast majority of people in this country aren't saying "all cops should be killed" just as at the vast majority of people in this country aren't looking to re-institute Jim Crow. Most of us are upset about the circumstances (and we should be) even if we disagree on how to move forward.

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#22 drivlikejehu

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Posted 31 May 2020 - 09:19 PM

 

So somehow four of the .1% of the bad cops participated in the murder of George Floyd? Those odds are unfathomable.

Surely there are good cops, but to pretend almost all of them are good is the biggest problem. We can’t pretend that the Alpha males who want to be cops simply to carry a gun and assert their authority and the followers who worship this display of aggressiveness but are too cowardly to tell these guys to not murder someone, aren’t riddled throughout our nation’s police forces.

Unfortunately it is not a high paying job, it is going to attract lots of people who want to do it for the wrong reasons.

 

Unfortunately there are a lot of bad people out there, which is why a significant number of police are needed in the first place. Police victimize *many* fewer people than non-police criminals do, by a factor of hundreds of thousands. Police misconduct is a legitimate issue, but it is infinitesimal compared to the suffering caused by all other crime . . . it's sad that 99.999999% of victims are treated like they don't matter, since the perp wasn't a cop.

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Posted 31 May 2020 - 09:46 PM

If you want to discuss the broader issues surrounding the Kepler incident, there is an ongoing thread in the Sports Bar; follow this link: http://twinsdaily.co...-our-community/

 

Please keep this thread to Kepler. Further posts not speaking directly and specifically about Kepler and his actions will be removed. This doesn't mean invoking his name while posting about other broad issues. We want to keep dialog open surrounding these difficult issues we are all facing, so please go to the Sports Bar to discuss them.

 

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Posted 01 June 2020 - 06:46 PM

There are two other threads on this subject, so, in order to consolidate, this one is now closed to further comment. Please continue in one of these two threads ... 

 

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