A VERY happy wedding...

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Re: A VERY happy wedding...

Post by Sgt. Howard » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:20 pm

AnotherFairportfan wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:11 am
Sgt. Howard wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:13 am
Maybe they weren't really horses? Just a thought...
Mules? As in "20-Mule-Team Borax"?
Mules are actually infinitely smarter than horses- from my own experience as well as the opinions of many experts...
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Re: A VERY happy wedding...

Post by jwhouk » Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:02 am

On a complete aside - Justin's going to have some issues, since it's likely he's going to be given the pink slip in the near future.
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Re: A VERY happy wedding...

Post by Sgt. Howard » Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:10 am

jwhouk wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:02 am
On a complete aside - Justin's going to have some issues, since it's likely he's going to be given the pink slip in the near future.
Do they actually intend to shut down the PD in Minneapolis? What do they intend to replace it with?
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Re: A VERY happy wedding...

Post by jwhouk » Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:42 pm

Hennepin County Sheriff?
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Re: A VERY happy wedding...

Post by Atomic » Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:19 pm

Some years ago there was a riot in an Ohio (?) shopping mall, where several dozen teens and twenty somethings collectively ransacked the place. Some newsy opinionator let forth on the anarchy that day. Another columnist replied along the following lines:
Some news guy wrote:That wasn't anarchy, that was lawlessness. Rioters trashed the place. If it were an anarchy, Natural Law would have been in effect, and the Law of Conquest would have been quickly applied. That is, private security services would have machine gunned the rioters and the survivors sold into slavery. We have Civil and Criminal Law as a way to do better than Natural Law.
Qualified Immunity is a creation of the Judicial system, not any Legislature, and is amorphous. It needs to replaced by something like the Military Rules of Engagement, and enforced. Likewise, Civil Forfeiture is an abomination to the 4th Amendment and needs to be repealed. It's application turns the Police into Pirates. These two things alone will hugely affect and improve policing and the public perception of policing.

P.S. - For those not familiar with Natural Law concepts, the Law of Conquest can be summarized as "A man can have what a man can take. A man can hold what a man can keep." Another is the Law of Harvest - "You want to eat this fall, you plan in the spring." Last minute cramming for a test violates the Law of Harvest. I forget which Greek (?) philosopher summarized that to improve society we need to learn and respect Natural Law, and live by it's edicts.
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