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#10 - Womens Study Major (04/21/2013) [-]
This is nice, I admit, but it doesn't justify what they did. Violating rights to catch one man isn't forgivable through one act of kindness. I'm sure police states around the world have these sort of stories. We just choose to ignore them because the actions of one man won't define the country.
A hair in your soup doesn't ruin the soup, and putting salt on a turd won't make it a meal.
User avatar #24 to #10 - alalalalal (04/21/2013) [-]
A hair in my soup ruins it op
User avatar #11 to #10 - pockyrin (04/21/2013) [-]
how did they violate anyones rights by saying they should stay indoors while a guy with a gun was running around.
#13 to #11 - Womens Study Major (04/21/2013) [-]
That was perfectly reasonable, entering people's homes without the homeowners permission however, is not. Pointing an assault rifle in an innocent persons face and demanding to be let into their house is extremely unjustified.
User avatar #14 to #13 - pockyrin (04/21/2013) [-]
Well if they were entering people's homes while they weren't home, I'd say given the circumstances it was necessary, he might have been hiding out in a house and threaten/kill the family when they came home. However yea the second part no, pointing a gun into a families face is horrible.
#15 to #14 - Womens Study Major (04/21/2013) [-]
Well I'm glad we reached an agreement on the matter. Good day to you, sir.
User avatar #19 to #11 - dingojohn (04/21/2013) [-]
"When a guy with a gun is running around"

Isn't people with guns pretty widespread in America?
Isn't the defensive line of any gun-owner "We have to be able to protect ourselves", but as soon as some guy with a gun who killed some people is running around, everyone has to hide in their houses?
User avatar #31 to #19 - therealtjthemedic (04/21/2013) [-]
What about a terrorist with explosives?
User avatar #39 to #31 - heraske (04/21/2013) [-]
Well then I suppose at the end of the race of being chased, he's going to blow up.
User avatar #40 to #39 - therealtjthemedic (04/21/2013) [-]
Well then I suppose at the end of the race of being chased, he's going to blow up.
Without the italics it isn't even funny.
With it's like a 3/4 out of ten.
User avatar #41 to #40 - heraske (04/21/2013) [-]
You're a 3/4 out of ten.
User avatar #47 to #10 - alfjnn ONLINE (04/21/2013) [-]
>mfw growing up in Yugoslavia
>mfw you think America is ****** .
>mfw no face.

Get a life, op.
User avatar #521 - eight (04/22/2013) [-]
After Katrina we were held up in our house, our area wasn't badly damaged and was not flooded. The military went around through the neighborhood and confiscated all the weapons. They confiscated our weapons and held us at gun point as if we were criminals.

All the guns were legal. And we never got ANY of them back. My dad lost his rifle that was passed down from his great grandfather. It was a civil war relic, the very weapon he carried on his back during that war.

tl;dr, it wasn't right. They had no business doing that to us or to anyone.
User avatar #544 to #521 - defender (04/22/2013) [-]
too bad it never happened
User avatar #617 to #544 - eight (04/22/2013) [-]
You're the special kind of stupid aren't you?
User avatar #661 to #617 - defender (04/22/2013) [-]
cool story
User avatar #528 to #521 - huntergriff ONLINE (04/22/2013) [-]
the military never did this to us and I went through katrina as well. we still have our guns.
User avatar #532 to #528 - eight (04/22/2013) [-]
It wasn't everywhere.
User avatar #536 to #532 - huntergriff ONLINE (04/22/2013) [-]
to be fair...it was new orleans...i mean i remember hearing about people raping, killing and looting each other during the entire ordeal...seems kind of logical.
User avatar #539 to #536 - eight (04/22/2013) [-]
It wasn't logical for us. Looting wasn't going on around us, that was mostly in the hoods or devastated areas.
User avatar #540 to #539 - huntergriff ONLINE (04/22/2013) [-]
#535 to #521 - Womens Study Major (04/22/2013) [-]
Stop making **** up in hopes of starting a ********* .
User avatar #537 to #535 - eight (04/22/2013) [-]
It is fact. View the link below, don't take my word for it.
User avatar #546 to #521 - landerp (04/22/2013) [-]
my dad's friend from new orleans was a police sniper during katrina. when people were looting the stores they announced over loud speakers that anyone out after dark would be shot. most people stayed out but they actually shot and killed dozens of people in the street who were looting stores.
User avatar #619 to #521 - eight (04/22/2013) [-]
Ladies and gentlemen...this is proof Americans hate being challenged about their belief in a loving government.

I can even point out verifiable facts and Americans will completely ignore them so they can continue on living in their happy little fantasy world.

It is disgusting to see this amount of ignorance and denial.
User avatar #343 - dzeusas (04/21/2013) [-]
Can anyone explain what the **** is going on? I where is this lock down and what does it mean?
#355 to #343 - Womens Study Major (04/21/2013) [-]
What does it matter now? You're clearly getting by without knowing what's going on in the outside world?
User avatar #361 to #355 - dzeusas (04/21/2013) [-]
Well, I'm a student in a foreign country, I don't have a tv. And I mostly read my country news. But if you choose to be an asshole, you can do that
User avatar #292 - daboomee (04/21/2013) [-]
I love how you guys are defending the police even though the CISPA bill is right around the corner.
#319 to #292 - mrmamric (04/21/2013) [-]
CISPA isn't part of the polic eforce, dumbass. That's like saying we should be mad at Antarctica because of 9/11.
User avatar #364 to #319 - maskedhippo (04/21/2013) [-]
******* penguins, man. they're all in on it.
#299 to #292 - creepyunclebob (04/21/2013) [-]
Yeah, because the cops will be in charge of arresting your internet.
#308 to #292 - rockyshand (04/21/2013) [-]
It still has to pass the Senate, which is doubtful, and even then Obama will most likely Veto it. Worst comes to worse we as a people come together and get this case sent to the Supreme Court. You're overreacting.
#302 to #292 - funnyjunkiefive (04/21/2013) [-]
Yep, they distract us with this stuff to push bills through
Yep, they distract us with this stuff to push bills through
#342 - ManicalMayhem (04/21/2013) [-]
Yea because you know it wasn't Gov't that made them unable to get Milk in the first place. That's the typical patter with all government before they go corrupt. They are creating the problem so they can seem like the hero's when they solve the problem that they created in the first place.

I Praise them man for helping the family, but I still despise the situation they were forced in to by the police state.

<<< Soviet Russia rationing bread due to shortage, Heroes to us all </sarcasm>
User avatar #374 to #342 - ronyx (04/21/2013) [-]
Stop watching so many movies. I mean just hear yourself, you're saying that Obama is going to turn into a corrupt government? then sooner or later we're all gonna be round up on the streets and enslaved by our own government?

Sounds about right, do you also believe in the illuminati?
User avatar #379 to #374 - ManicalMayhem (04/21/2013) [-]
Right... Movies, So tell me how's the EU doing for Europe?
User avatar #386 to #379 - ronyx (04/21/2013) [-]
I would love to tell you all about it, but since Merica is turning into a fascist country I better not speak against Merica you know in case I get killed when I go outside by the police or military. I sure hope government officials don't come and knock down my door for posting this comment!
User avatar #378 to #342 - Kazseppi (04/21/2013) [-]
I think the point is that the police did something they clearly didn't have to, just to help someone out a bit.
#388 to #378 - ManicalMayhem (04/21/2013) [-]
Of course that man went out of his way, and I do praise that he helped them in the situation, however how logical does it seem to lock down and create a martial law over 2 boys one of them barely a teenager.
#529 to #388 - Womens Study Major (04/22/2013) [-]
> those teenagers killed a security guard at a university
>engaged in a gunfight vs cops
>injured a few cops
>were throwing out explosives out the suv they stole
>kidnapped somebody and took their suv
>one teenager ran at the cops with a bomb strapped to his chest
NOPE I don't see a single reason why there would've been a lockdown. I mean besides the whole teenagers kidnapping people while throwing out explosives out the car window and strapping bombs to themselves.

****** you just went full retard.
User avatar #557 to #529 - ManicalMayhem (04/22/2013) [-]
oh yea cause cops never try and justify overreaction... So have you seen these explosives being chucked out of the SUV? of seen them kill that security officer? I'm not saying they did or didn't I'm just saying no one can know exactly what happened except people who were there, but no one could be there because the city was locked down.
User avatar #549 to #388 - defender (04/22/2013) [-]
well maybe because they had improvised explosives already shot two cops and a crap ton of ammo and blew up two bombs earlier in the week so I would think they took the correct route
User avatar #404 to #388 - Kazseppi (04/21/2013) [-]
Yeah that is pretty laughable. heheh
User avatar #375 to #342 - ManicalMayhem (04/21/2013) [-]
I apologize for my misspells, only noticed them after I posted, but i am aware of them
the man"
User avatar #206 - loszombis (04/21/2013) [-]
lockdown? why were they in lockdown?
User avatar #251 to #206 - breadstickez (04/21/2013) [-]
You probably have googled it by now due to all the hate below, but just in case you didn't:

-Two men from Russia bombed the Boston Marathon in the US
-Once their identities were discovered they were believed to still be in the town, which caused a massive police search.
-After realizing their identities were public the two men robbed a store, killed an MIT police officer, and got into a shoot-out with US police involving explosives.
-During that shootout the older suspect was killed by police fire and the other suspect (his brother) ran over him to escape.
-The younger suspect escaped and was loose in the town of Watertown, causing the entire town to be put on complete lockdown to prevent anyone from leaving their homes and make it easier and safer to search for the second suspect.
-After a day in full lockdown the suspect was located in a person's boat in their yard, and arrested/taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Don't listen to the others, not everyone stays up to date on foreign news. Hope I helped :)
User avatar #666 to #251 - loszombis (04/24/2013) [-]
Thanks for letting me know.. i knew about the boston bombing but i didnt know the rest. just after posting that i left for another few days..
User avatar #553 to #251 - defender (04/22/2013) [-]
chechnya not russia
User avatar #561 to #553 - breadstickez (04/22/2013) [-]
Chechnya is under Russia's rule, so many consider them Russian. Either works I suppose.
User avatar #290 to #251 - brenton (04/21/2013) [-]
-Officials have confirmed that they were not involved in the convenience store robbery. The younger one just came in to buy something earlier, then someone else coincidentally robbed the same store later.
-Officials have also confirmed that he escaped on foot after the shootout, did not use the car, and did not run over his brother.
User avatar #303 to #290 - breadstickez (04/21/2013) [-]
Close enough to give him an idea. I was just basing it off of recent articles I have read, but there is so much information that its hard to remember which is the new truth haha. Thank you for clearing it up :)
User avatar #286 to #251 - guiguito (04/21/2013) [-]
i stoped at "russia"
i am not russian myself, but wans't the two ****** chechens?
yeah they were chechens i am sure, russians are too busy mating with bears and drinking vodka to do terrorism.
User avatar #295 to #286 - brenton (04/21/2013) [-]
Chechnya is under Russian rule, so it's considered part of Russia.
User avatar #329 to #295 - guiguito (04/21/2013) [-]
so we can call anyone that live on the us arab right?
User avatar #348 to #329 - brenton (04/21/2013) [-]
What? I'm sorry, I think you broke your English.
User avatar #408 to #348 - guiguito (04/21/2013) [-]
So, we can call anyone that live on the U.S.A Arab, right?
User avatar #465 to #408 - brenton (04/21/2013) [-]
That doesn't make any sense. It would be more accurate to say something like "Anyone who lives in Florida lives in the USA."

I didn't say that all Russians are Chechens, just that all Chechens are Russian.
#225 to #206 - baconmansenior (04/21/2013) [-]
... you dont american news much do you
User avatar #229 to #225 - loszombis (04/21/2013) [-]
User avatar #236 to #229 - brenton (04/21/2013) [-]
He meant to say:

You don't America much, do you?
#242 to #236 - schneidend (04/21/2013) [-]
The Surgeon General recommends that you America your America at least once a day. Freedom.
The Surgeon General recommends that you America your America at least once a day. Freedom.
#210 to #206 - byposted (04/21/2013) [-]
User avatar #212 to #210 - schneidend (04/21/2013) [-]
While they were fleeing they killed a security guard at MIT and got into firefights with the police. They were well-armed and had homemade explosives. Are you trolling, or just an idiot?
User avatar #220 to #212 - byposted (04/21/2013) [-]
Yes, so that warranted an entire city shut down.


That's nice. I might try being a terrorist one day to cause such havoc.
User avatar #227 to #220 - schneidend (04/21/2013) [-]
> "might try being a terrorist"

Ah, gotcha. troll, then.

User avatar #232 to #227 - byposted (04/21/2013) [-]
What did the Boston lockdown do except make terrorism a virtue for all the rejects? 2 guys make some very simply bombs and detonate them at an event, only killing 2 people and wounding 100, but seriously wounding less than 10, and they became gods.
User avatar #285 to #232 - Greevon (04/21/2013) [-]
"they become gods"
Try "they become wanted men who are despised by everyone the world over." You know, everyone except sociopaths who want to kill random innocents.
User avatar #214 - werb (04/21/2013) [-]
He doesn't look really happy delivering it
User avatar #249 to #214 - darkjustifier (04/21/2013) [-]
I usually have a scowl on my face no matter how happy I am.
#288 to #249 - ijustwantedtoaskaq (04/21/2013) [-]
I have a neutral face unless I'm just ridiculously happy. It's hard to differentiate me when I'm sad from me when I feel okay, except by the way I act.

Plus, if you were dealing with some dude who (helped?) put bombs and **** everywhere, I imagine it would be hard smiling, haha.
User avatar #291 to #288 - darkjustifier (04/21/2013) [-]
#304 to #291 - ijustwantedtoaskaq (04/21/2013) [-]
We're talking about the Boston incident, right?

Because after they caught the guy, the city was off of lockdown.
User avatar #306 to #304 - darkjustifier (04/21/2013) [-]
oh right, I'm an idiot.
#316 to #306 - ijustwantedtoaskaq (04/21/2013) [-]
Hahaha, it's alright, man!
#259 to #249 - Xavage (04/21/2013) [-]
I usually do as well. GF took a pic of me enjoying an anime convention.
User avatar #271 to #259 - darkjustifier (04/21/2013) [-]
Huh nice
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User avatar #241 to #216 - breadstickez (04/21/2013) [-]
The 8 month old baby I babysit pretty much relies on milk, and the older kids (3,4,8) WILL NOT sleep without chocolate milk. So while it's definitely not crucial to their survival, what the police did was very nice and could have been much more appreciated than just the fact that they could have cereal.
#22 - disiple (04/21/2013) [-]
#23 to #22 - disiple (04/21/2013) [-]
how he got the milk btw
how he got the milk btw
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User avatar #196 - vedgetable (04/21/2013) [-]
nobody ever sad that every cop was bad.
User avatar #197 to #196 - schneidend (04/21/2013) [-]
> nobody

People do it all the time.
User avatar #199 to #197 - vedgetable (04/21/2013) [-]
a lot of people say a lot of policemen are scum, and to be honest, al lot op policemen lost passion for their job, and its true people say that all police are scum, but if you ask if they really mean all of the they wil mostly say no.
User avatar #218 to #199 - schneidend (04/21/2013) [-]
Fair enough. Still, the point of the thread is that Libertarian faggots are freaking the hell out that America is becoming a police state, despite all the reasons why that makes no sense.
User avatar #221 to #218 - vedgetable (04/21/2013) [-]
lol, word of advise, ignore idiots, and do your thing, thats what succesfull person does.
User avatar #237 to #221 - schneidend (04/21/2013) [-]
Well, I didn't make the content. I'm just pointing out that you seem to have somewhat missed the point of the content.
User avatar #207 to #197 - lolfire (04/21/2013) [-]
The plural does not represent the entirety.

"Cops are scum." for example, means that the system of policing is scum but the people in that system are not.
User avatar #515 - undeadwill (04/22/2013) [-]
"When that boot of the state breaks down the door. It is more than a door that has been broken. That door is the thin line between fascism and liberty. Between the government and the people. Between freedom and tyranny. This line seems so strong so indestructible. But all It takes is a boot to shatter the line forever."

I was looking at the comments and made me write this,
User avatar #411 - gogazo (04/21/2013) [-]
Take this milk. It tastes like Freedom.
User avatar #107 - Endofzeeworld (04/21/2013) [-]
Oh, shut up, that's not what anyone means when they bring up that issue, and you know it.
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User avatar #159 to #144 - Endofzeeworld (04/21/2013) [-]
That's certainly not what I mean when I say it. Of course there are good cops, and of course the majority of them are decent people, but when you have an exception to a rule like that that leaves so much open to interpretation, there are people that are going to use it correctly, and then there are people who are going to abuse it entirely.
User avatar #192 to #159 - schneidend (04/21/2013) [-]
Which is why they have these handy regulatory departments like Internal Affairs filled with ambitious officers who are more than happy to blow the whistle on any misconduct.
User avatar #333 to #192 - Endofzeeworld (04/21/2013) [-]
Except when you have loose rules like the exception we have here, it isn't entirely difficult to justify a lot of misconduct that could potentionally happen.
User avatar #345 to #333 - schneidend (04/21/2013) [-]
"Loose rules"?
User avatar #353 to #345 - Endofzeeworld (04/21/2013) [-]
Not firmly or tightly fixed in place; detached or able to be detached: "a loose tooth
As in, a rule that is open to interpretation or flexible.
#80 - domitius (04/21/2013) [-]
User avatar #28 - geomancer (04/21/2013) [-]
Bread and circuses.
#419 - ShroudeD (04/21/2013) [-]
Comment Picture
#380 - ronyx (04/21/2013) [-]
ITT: Foreigners: "Hurr durr Americans were in lockdown! their government is going to turn into a fascist state!!!!!111oneoneone, If hollywood movies have taught us anything is that they will soon be enslaved by their own government and oppressed derp"

Most of you idiots bitching about the lockdown probably don't even live in the US, stop trying to find a reason to feel better about your ****** countries.
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User avatar #608 to #605 - seniorawesomesauce (04/22/2013) [-]
I can only hope so
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#580 - Womens Study Major (04/22/2013) [-]
How the hell did this go this far without any Skyrim milk drinker comments?
User avatar #381 - doodogger (04/21/2013) [-]
The lockdown was very legitimate and necessary.
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