[SATLUG] OT: Human Rights and the G20 in Pittsburg

Charles Mims chmims at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 09:28:43 CDT 2009

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On Sep 28, 2009, at 6:58 PM, Herb Cee <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:

> Dennis Myhand wrote:
>> David Kowis wrote:
>>> I find it very interesting how you side with authority. Not to  
>>> start a
>>> political flame war or anything, but why did they have to leave? Why
>>> should they instantly bend to the will of the police? The police are
>>> here to protect and to serve, not to abuse.
>>> I think you and I disagree on that he deserved to be maced in the  
>>> face.
>>> Heh, that rhymes.
>>> David
>> Yeah, well, you and I will disagree on whether he deserved to be  
>> maced anywhere.
> Why is filming a street scene illegal?
>> First rule of confrontation with authority is never bring a camera  
>> to a gunfight.
> Why do you call a meeting of the G20 a gunfight?
>> The people in the video were showing you one angle only.
> Nope there were two hippies with cameras. You can tell they are  
> hippies cause they got maced or because they were filming?
>> They were there in contravention of the city police and they paid a  
>> price for it.
> Sure looked like a normal business street intersection and looked to  
> me like the cops came across the intersection just to stop the  
> camera from filming this shameful Nazi  behavior I saw nothing  
> thrown at the police  so what act do you suppose caused the macing?
>> They also don't know squat about how to deal with a riot squad.   
>> They ought to go ask their grand-mothers.  The old ladies would  
>> have probably done better against that little group of cops than  
>> they did.
> What if the were hippie grans Dennis?
> I have lived in this country for 79yrs and this is something I  
> thought I would never see. We have a Nazi style government and I  
> flat hate it.
> herb

Time to use Godwin's Law!

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