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  •  Shame. (3+ / 0-)
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    Is what those officers should feel.

    "The next time everyone will pay for it equally, and there won't be any more Chosen Nations, or any Others. Poor bastards all." ~The Boomer Bible

    by just another vet on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 10:36:49 AM PDT

    •  True (2+ / 0-)
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      But the 'shame' is on the do nothing as promised, jobs and economy since they took over in the previous midterm elections, legislature and now the totally flip to the side of the same evil governor!!

      "If military action is worth our troops' blood, it should be worth our treasure, too; not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. 2013

      by jimstaro on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 10:40:01 AM PDT

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    •  That was my first thought too (3+ / 0-)
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      and it is very appropriate that the trooper kept his head down in this circumstance - how pathetic he looks escorting an elder veteran in plastic tie cuffs!

      At what point are our troopers and other LEs in the capitols going to realize that "just following orders" is a huge moral dark hole and begin to just say no.  

      •  Seems they, (1+ / 0-)
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        like the legislators and gov., in these states, and them in congress, conveniently forget who Really pays them salaries and benefit packages!!!

        "If military action is worth our troops' blood, it should be worth our treasure, too; not just in the abstract, but in the form of a specific ante by every American." -Andrew Rosenthal 10 Feb. 2013

        by jimstaro on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 12:05:45 PM PDT

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    •  Most (1+ / 0-)
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      of the Capital and Raleigh Police are on the side of the protesters but do not say so publicly.

      Why do Republicans Hate Americans?

      by Caniac41 on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 12:23:35 PM PDT

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      •  Interesting. (1+ / 0-)
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        I do have a hard time with the 'just following orders' approach though.

        "The next time everyone will pay for it equally, and there won't be any more Chosen Nations, or any Others. Poor bastards all." ~The Boomer Bible

        by just another vet on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 01:16:09 PM PDT

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