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  1. Amiga

    Amiga 10 years ago...
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    Why do you lie so often? You might end up being right, but there is no way you know that when that's not publicly known and counter to statements provided by those that actually have seen the videos.

    Chief Putney said, “The video does not give me absolute, definitive visual evidence that would confirm that a person is pointing a gun.” He added later that he could not see Mr. Scott’s hands. But the chief, speaking at a news conference, said that eyewitness accounts and other evidence suggested that Mr. Scott was holding a pistol at the time he was shot, and that a weapon had been found at the scene.

    The grieving relatives of a man who was killed by the police here watched videos on Thursday of the fatal shooting, a wrenching experience that they said revealed no hint of aggression in him and left the family members convinced that the videos should be made public.

    The wife and other relatives of the dead man, Keith L. Scott, watched his killing from two angles, recorded Tuesday by police dashboard and body cameras, and “it was incredibly difficult,” a family lawyer, Justin Bamberg, said in a statement.

    He said the family had come away with more questions than answers and a different interpretation from the account offered by the police, who have said that Mr. Scott, 43, was shot after he got out of his car brandishing a gun.

    “When told by police to exit his vehicle, Mr. Scott did so in a very calm, nonaggressive manner,” Mr. Bamberg said. “While police did give him several commands, he did not aggressively approach them or raise his hands at members of law enforcement at any time.” When an officer opened fire, he added, “Mr. Scott’s hands were by his side, and he was slowly walking backwards.”


     
  2. CometsWin

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    This really speaks to the insulated nature of a lot of white people on this issue. Black people are profiled, harassed, and unfairly targeted on a daily basis and it's documented over and over and over again but because a lot of white people don't have the same experience they think it's not true. The movement to bring these issues to the forefront has been roundly called racist by white people including a bunch of white people on this board, decried by white people, they've even called it white hate and such nonsense. It's a boomerang of cause and effect. Black people feel screwed by the system and ever so often that gets caught on tape. Any rational person would understand that for every incident that is caught on tape there must be by any method of sampling many that are not and never see the light of the day in the public eye. Many white people including legislators say there's no problem and that black people just hate white people, and now you're going to have a counter to that reaction which is to target white business owners. The very state where North Carolina intentionally targeted black people with voter ID laws and some idiot legislator actually said black people hate white people because they're successful. This is basically a lot of the same things that happened in the 50's and 60's but a lot of you have amnesia when it comes to history and prefer to blame Obama because he's black of course or half-black or a Muslim or whatever insult is being levied on him today.

    Anyway, boycotting white businesses, especially those with the power to influence policy, is probably the most productive thing black people could do. That's how MLK did it.
     
  3. tallanvor

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    show me your stats on this. Also, you are posting this in a thread showing a white person being stripped and beaten because he's white......

    You have no ****ing clue what it was like in the 50s and 60s
     
  4. CometsWin

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    Spend your own time looking it up. You willful ignorance guys are a waste of my time.
     
  5. tallanvor

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    I have. only found evidence to the contrary. why don't you post your data?
     
  6. CometsWin

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    The willful ignorance guy telling anyone he has no clue is pretty funny dude. So there weren't race riots in the 50's and 60's and there weren't boycotts of white businesses. It was all a dream I had in sixth grade history class.
     
  7. TheRealist137

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    post your data and we can compare
     
  8. Bobbythegreat

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    Well it's good that they've changed their story from "He was just reading a book and white people killed him" to that, at least it's a LITTLE bit more realistic and accounts for why there was a gun found on the scene and not a book.

    Anyway, this will be yet another case where people embarrass themselves believing the lies of the BLM types.
     
  9. fchowd0311

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    I guess all concealed carry holders are open season for officers since if there is a weapon on the person, the go to conclusion HAS to be the individual was about to cap an officer. But I understand that logic applies only to black people for you bobby.
     
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    He had a gun out of his holster and refused to drop it or put it down. You don't have to point it at an officer to get shot. The officer is not required to wait until you point it at them. If you have a gun on you and its in your hand and they officer tells you to put it down, put it down.
     
  11. fchowd0311

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    You have access to the video?
     
  12. LongTimeFan

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    A man holding a pistol to the ground is not an immediate threat that should make a trained police officer fire his weapon to kill them. Get real.

    And I'm not even saying that's what happened because I have no idea what happened -- none of us do without video. But your assertion that the police killing someone is justified because they're holding a gun that is NOT pointed at them is ludicrous.
     
  13. Bobbythegreat

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    Very true, let's also remember that a local area cop was killed just 8 days before this incident while trying to pick someone up on a warrant....exactly what this officer was doing (though he wasn't after the guy who pulled the gun) so it's understandable for the guy to be a bit cautious.
     
  14. fchowd0311

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    Exactly. I can show multiple youtube videos of officers taking their time to talk to an armed individual without ever firing a weapon. We have such low standards for law enforcement where all problem solving is summed up with 'feel threatened? Cap a b****'.
     
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    I saw something where(don't know if true) but that there has been like 370 something white people killed by police this year and 150 something black people. So almost 3x as many white people

    Again I don't know how true this really is
     
  17. Bobbythegreat

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    There is but they haven't released it yet. It's weird that she says "he doesn't have a gun" from really far away while cops are saying "drop the gun"
     
  18. Bobbythegreat

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    That's about normal, so if true, it wouldn't be out of the ordinary.
     

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