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How Many Times Have You Felt Like Doing This to a Car?

Old 01-20-21, 04:59 AM
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“This was an animalistic attack in broad daylight,“ said one Manhattan cop, noting that the vehicle’s occupants, a man and woman in their 50s, were scared for their lives. “It shows how far the city has deteriorated and the politicians better get their heads out of the sand and start to deal with these problems before there is nothing left.”


"Animalistic".

You can taste the racism in that statement.
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Old 01-20-21, 11:29 AM
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Originally Posted by ridelikeaturtle View Post
"Animalistic".

You can taste the racism in that statement.
No I can't. It looks to be a fitting descriptor irrespective of the race or ethnicity of the criminals.
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Old 01-20-21, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Paul Barnard View Post
No I can't. It looks to be a fitting descriptor irrespective of the race or ethnicity of the criminals.
Wow, you cannot even admit it.

Zero progress. Zero.
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Old 01-20-21, 02:56 PM
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I've punched and broke the driver's side mirror of cars that were being driven by asshats (one actively tried to run me off the road) on 3 separate occasions on my motorcycle.
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Old 01-21-21, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by rideliketurtle
"Animalistic."
Maybe the animals thought Damien was in the car.

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Old 01-23-21, 12:25 PM
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Maybe it is my computer resolution, or my aging eyes but I could not tell the race, religion, or even the sex of the attackers in the video.
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Old 01-24-21, 01:33 PM
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Not thugs.
Cyclists.
NO---------------------------thugs on bikes.
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Old 01-24-21, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by ridelikeaturtle View Post
"Animalistic".

You can taste the racism in that statement.
It isnt sand the politicians have their heads in.
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I'm not sure where that cops head is, but the politicians are not the ones we're paying to keep us safe on the streets. I'm sure he has a host of excuses for why the politicians are at fault, but the primary responsibility, and the primary failure, in this case lies with the cops. It's their job to police such miscreant behavior.

Perhaps their priorities are misplaced. The can do nothing about this sort of crime because "the politicians", but selling loose cigarettes is a capital offense.

(And I don't think he's correct about the city having deteriorated. It was much worse in the 70s.)
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Old 01-25-21, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by downhillmaster View Post
Not thugs.
Cyclists.
????
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Old 01-25-21, 07:55 AM
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Originally Posted by ridelikeaturtle View Post
"Animalistic".

You can taste the racism in that statement.
No you cannot.
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Old 01-25-21, 09:42 AM
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Turtle:

Given the composition of the NYPD it is very possible that the officer who made that statement is not a non-Hispanic White officer. If they were a patrol officer it is likely.

NYPD Police Officers (cops on the street) by race:

non-Hispanic White 43.6%
Black 15.7%
Hispanic 31.1%
Asian 9.6%
Other 0.1%

As an anecdote, the district where I was a firefighter medic had a lot of Hispanic families but only three Black families out of about 500 families total. One of the Black residents of our district was a retired cop. I can just imagine what Jim would have said about such an attack, but if I posted it the moderator would remove this post. Not everything is about race.

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Old 01-25-21, 10:07 PM
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Let's get this thread back on track. This is how the evil starts.

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Old 01-26-21, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
I still hope the actual thugs that did that to that car are caught and are jailed.
it's a NY Post article and is their usual sensationalism of street crime and white fear pandering .......... the bikes just happened to be included but you can find YOU TUBES of MXers & 4 wheelers hoodlums doing the same crap ... i used to bike NYC streets and it is truly a jungle
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