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Re: “Scent of a Woman President

I thought she did wonderfully. Her composure and intelligence next to his blustering stupidity was presidential!

Posted by Alisha Wallheimer on 09/27/2016 at 10:51 PM

Re: “Scent of a Woman President

It doesn't matter Chris. None of these debates matter.

Over 2/3 of Americans don't trust HRC, period.

Get used to saying President Trump starting 1-20-2017. And study up on "The Convention of the States" in Article V.

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Posted by Nightcrawler on 09/27/2016 at 10:41 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

Shooting people in the back as they are running away is a proven method of preventing future crime. And who better to investigate law enforcement that law enforcement agencies. Black paranoia is a product of little jewish politicians. Before Cohen they were content to just dance in the street.
A little more back shooting and Enron would never have happened! Plant a few bad drivers six feet under and we could pedal in safety from here to paradise.

Posted by ern on 09/27/2016 at 10:36 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

Stevie Cohen: Political Grifter Extraordinaire

Some things never change...

Posted by Nightcrawler on 09/27/2016 at 10:36 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

@CL - The Fifth Amendment states roughly: "..nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb . . . ." There comes a point when these 'reviews' are simply another chance to take a swipe at the officer involved.

I'm more than willing to acknowledge that our justice system has structural inequity built into it, and that we all need to examine where we as a society are now, in order to redesign it, and improve it. In fact I've said as much here many times.

But this particular case has been through the wringer too many times. Political forces interjecting themselves into the legal process are not, in my opinion, indicative of a fair and impartial justice system. So it is worrisome.

You can think what you want. But I think there are other, more egregious cases to address, even locally, than this one where a guy with outstanding warrants got shot trying to run from the law.

I mean, what exactly did he expect was going to happen? You wrestle with a cop trying to bring you in, and you could get shot. Criminal justice 101.

This whole hoopla is political pandering.

Posted by OakTree on 09/27/2016 at 10:35 PM

Re: “DA: Marijuana Simple Possession is Small, Falling Charge

Best Tommy Chong voice: Like man, what is this story about

Posted by LoveBC on 09/27/2016 at 10:28 PM

Re: “Cross the Big River on Big River Crossing

Riding any two wheel vehicle in Memphis is dangerous. I am looking forward to pedaling to Arkansas without dodging the clowns that insist on texting and driving.

Posted by LoveBC on 09/27/2016 at 10:22 PM

Re: “AAC Picks: Week 4

Beat Ole Miss

Posted by LoveBC on 09/27/2016 at 10:18 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

Darrius and his momma thought they were as slick as WD-40 on Teflon. Instead of facing the charges in Iowa and Illinois, they decided to run. He eventually was caught. Instead of allowing himself to be arrested, he decided to try to fight the officer and got himself killed. Even after her son's death, the mother lied to the media and said her son did not have any warrants. WMC did not truth check, and ran with the story.
Stevie is a panderer. No two ways about it. Politicians like Stevie are the cause of the Ferguson effect.

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Posted by LoveBC on 09/27/2016 at 10:08 PM

Re: “Former TN Legislator Jeremy Durham Kicked Out of UT Game for Hitting

Projectile...bullseye.

Posted by barf on 09/27/2016 at 8:52 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

"...but for whatever reason..."

Ahh yes, this is what we are left with when the evidence is reviewed by a multitude of law enforcement agencies, including the DOJ, and no prosecution is warranted against the officer.

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Posted by Timeout4 on 09/27/2016 at 8:33 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

APop and Oak,
Sorry abut the mix-up.

Posted by CL Mullins on 09/27/2016 at 7:47 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

Oak,
What legal avenue for justice is available to the family that believes they are slighted, other than a lawsuit and what penalty other than money.
And representing his constituency isn't pandering, it's his job.

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Posted by CL Mullins on 09/27/2016 at 6:37 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

@Oak

Well, his father and his father's lawyers are all over the media saying they will not stop until there is "justice" for young Mr. Stewart.

I really don't know what that is supposed to mean.

Neither the Grand Jury or the DOJ found that Officer Connor acted unlawfully.

So what justice do they seek?

Oh, the money.

Of course.

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Posted by ArlingtonPop on 09/27/2016 at 5:09 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

So what is it, Locals, TBI, FBI, and Justice Department? All took a bite of the apple?
How many more times we going through this?

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Posted by OakTree on 09/27/2016 at 4:53 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

Due process? Sounds lawyer-y. I'm against it.

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Posted by FUNKbrs on 09/27/2016 at 4:19 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

Keep fighting the 5-0. they're armed, trained, & prepared. lil stevie is a very confused small man.

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Posted by Long Duck Dong on 09/27/2016 at 3:52 PM

Re: “No Federal Charges for Officer in Darrius Stewart Death

Got to love Stevie's pandering, don't you?

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Posted by ArlingtonPop on 09/27/2016 at 3:46 PM

Re: “Tale of Two Plans

Hey barf, hold this cup o' moonshine and my corncob pipe for me will ya while I try to work out this here Google thing to figure out what you mean by "provincial."....

No one claimed his idea was unique in its overall concept - indeed the site specificity is one of the project's most predominantly unique factors. And no one claimed that every decision made by government "involves a conspiracy to deprive others of their hard earned rewards or credit." But in this instance, something is a bit rotten in Denmark. I don't know about you, barf, but if I presented a project for about a decade to "the powers that be," it received little serious consideration during that time, and then the very parties to which I'd been presenting the same stonewalled project, suddenly roll out (with much fanfare and self-congratulation) a nearly identical project (down to the actual renderings presented to ye magnanimous outside investors on high), I'd feel a bit wronged and would want some answers.

For a city to claim it's striving to support its creative class and for an administration to purport it's all about transparency, there's a pretty clear lack of evidence of either of those things happening in this instance. And that's a problem, not just for Mr. Kirkscey, but for all Memphians.

But hey, what do I know? I didn't even know that Huey's HAD a basement! Thanks for the heads up. Tell Reid Hedgepeth and Chuck Brady "Hello" at your next meeting. In the meantime, I'm going put my tinfoil hat back on and return to my favorite pastimes of basket weaving and campaigning for Mongo for mayor.

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Posted by Mary Ost on 09/27/2016 at 3:39 PM

Re: “Tale of Two Plans

Barf, that is true - not every decision in government involves a conspiracy. But if there's money on the table, there is. People don't go into politics for the fun of it. They're there for the money. If some of them happen to do a little good along the way, well then hooray.

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Posted by Jeff on 09/27/2016 at 2:30 PM

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