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by bjcc
Wed Jul 01, 2015 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scummiest Profession
Replies: 94
Views: 7406

RE: Scummiest Profession

"So let me get this straight. You do not think either side should be represented by attorneys?" Lets not use attorney please, it doesn't translate to the UK, it's American, therefore irrelevant. Anyway, moving on.....A Court hearing should be 2 things, an examination of fact and and exercise in ensu...

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by bjcc
Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scummiest Profession
Replies: 94
Views: 7406

RE: Scummiest Profession

"Because, like, we can totally trust the government and every more-powerful entity to be fair and just, all the time. " Obviously not, because if your Government is like ours, its made up mostly of ....Lawyers! So under my plan, it matters not much, as the Government would mostly be joining the lawy...

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by bjcc
Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Prison Riot Over Banning Smoking
Replies: 28
Views: 2931

RE: Melbourne Prison Riot Over Banning Smoking

"
Geez, let the bastards smoke. "

Exactly! Let the Health Nazi's feast elsewhere.

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by bjcc
Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scummiest Profession
Replies: 94
Views: 7406

RE: Scummiest Profession

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Forgot one...defense contractors, or anyone else involved in the military-industrial complex plaguing the USA and other countries. "

Especially ones who are lawyers?

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by bjcc
Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Prison Riot Over Banning Smoking
Replies: 28
Views: 2931

RE: Melbourne Prison Riot Over Banning Smoking

"If that is your goal then just allow marijuana. That will really calm the population down, and its effects are no worse than cigarettes." As Bennett says, there's a problem with that. Secondly, not everyone who smokes takes weed. and thirdly, having been a Policeman for a long time, it doesn't calm...

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by bjcc
Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scummiest Profession
Replies: 94
Views: 7406

RE: Scummiest Profession

"When saying attorneys are scummy, you are being a bit broad. I definitely agree that personal injury attorneys (the ones who have all the billboards) are scummy, but that is only one type of practice. Many law offices do not advertise and are much more respectable." Broad? No. All of them, there's ...

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by bjcc
Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scummiest Profession
Replies: 94
Views: 7406

RE: Scummiest Profession

Lawyers! Line them all up against a wall, and bang bang bang! 2 reasons, 1, they were the enemy when I was a Policeman. Although always good to argue a point of law with them and win! 2. Compensation Culture. A spoof Ad in the UK went something like this: "Been injured by a trip or fall? Then look w...

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by bjcc
Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melbourne Prison Riot Over Banning Smoking
Replies: 28
Views: 2931

RE: Melbourne Prison Riot Over Banning Smoking

"And where does leaving prison with lung cancer from second hand smoke because your cell-mate smokes four packs a day fit in with "rehabilitation"?" Simple to solve that one, don't mix smokers and non smokers in a cell. Apart from that, prisons are a pressure cooker. You can keep in under control if...

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by bjcc
Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tunisia: Gunmen Attack Two Tourist Hotels
Replies: 47
Views: 4053

RE: Tunisia: Gunmen Attack Two Tourist Hotels

Offloaded The problem isn't one of what we did in the last 10 years, it has it roots long before that. Fundamentalist Islam cannot exist in an island surrounded by 'Western' values, quite clearly, because those values are too much of a temptation. It's long been known that The hard line fundamentali...

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by bjcc
Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tunisia: Gunmen Attack Two Tourist Hotels
Replies: 47
Views: 4053

RE: Tunisia: Gunmen Attack Two Tourist Hotels

"NATO should have thought about that one before bombing Gaddafi, and the EU as well, well before suporting the Arab Springs. But hey, the latest 50 years of Western Middle East policy has usually been complete and utter shit. " Bombing Libya made no difference, nor did Iraq and Afgan. It's something...

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by bjcc
Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tunisia: Gunmen Attack Two Tourist Hotels
Replies: 47
Views: 4053

RE: Tunisia: Gunmen Attack Two Tourist Hotels

"Terrorism is an ever real threat and must be dealt with. So what is you solution?" While I agree with the what you say about not changing the rule of law, I am left wondering exactly how we are going to deal with the problem of Islamic Fundamental Terrorism. The tactics from the past aren't as effe...

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by bjcc
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tunisia: Gunmen Attack Two Tourist Hotels
Replies: 47
Views: 4053

RE: Tunisia: Gunmen Attack Two Tourist Hotels

"Yes! I've said it before and will say it again and again and again: we'll lose Western Civilization without firing a shot. The very Brits who go on a nice beach vacation there probably don't bat an eye at how the demographics of their own nation are being radically upended. " It's every country in ...

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by bjcc
Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

"A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." So says the 2nd amendment. A well regulated Militia? Interesting point that one. The <acronym title="Narrandera (NRA / YNAR), Australia - New South Wales"...

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by bjcc
Sun Jun 21, 2015 6:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

"Great comments from an Australian"

He sums it all up..........

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by bjcc
Sat Jun 20, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

Tommy "i understand in the UK you still pretty much have the right to own a gun, right? As long as you can store it safely and it is a smoothbore rifle with less than 4 rounds total capacity. Somehow rifles and shotguns aren´t used much for murder.... !" Ah, "right's". No, you don't have any such ri...

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by bjcc
Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

"Quoting bjcc (Reply 136): I wouldn't mark them down as just another lobby group. Actually they are one of the great civil rights groups in the world. People like yourself tend to be ignorant of that fact." Yes, a great civil liberty group. One that actively condones the deaths of 32,000 of it's own...

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by bjcc
Fri Jun 19, 2015 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Beer Thread!
Replies: 95
Views: 6468

RE: The Beer Thread!

"The nastiest beer I've ever had was Guinness. "

Forgive him Lord, he knows not what he says.........

Guinness is an acquired taste to be fair, but once you have acquired it.......

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by bjcc
Fri Jun 19, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

Yes diamond, how dare we. I mean every insane American has the right to a gun, just in case of revolution. Oh I can't be bothered with trying to be subtle, you'd never follow it anyway. Read ...Sorry, clearly you have difficulty with reading, watch your own news numbskull. 32,000 reasons every year ...

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by bjcc
Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

"Let's be real, the <acronym title="Narrandera (NRA / YNAR), Australia - New South Wales">NRA</acronym> only cares about one thing and that is what will generate more revenue for the gun manufacturers. They are just like any other lobby and the more fear they spread the more people out there will go...

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by bjcc
Fri Jun 19, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

"Not to distract from the main purpose of this thread, but if you read the biographies of the founding fathers of the U.S., you'd find that there were few unanimously held beliefs other than desiring independence from England." Utterly irrelevant. Do you or any of the gun nutters seriously think tha...

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by bjcc
Thu Jun 18, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

"The bodies aren't even burried yet and the gun grabbers are out in full force. Good to see the mouthbreathers from the left are here today. Have some damn respect." Respect? How about, instead of your weak attempt at deflection you respect the victims right to life? Instead of your self interested ...

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by bjcc
Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Police Body Camera Failure
Replies: 179
Views: 5038

RE: Police Body Camera Failure

"If you watch the full video this idiot cop was spoiling to get nasty with someone, he appears on the edge the whole time. As for the two guys approaching him, there was no need to pull a weapon on a couple of kids. " You make an assumption in the first part of your comment kiwi, and then follow tha...

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by bjcc
Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

"If he had a prior drug charge, it's likely that he wasn't able to legally posses a firearm. So go after whoever gave him the gun, they're just as responsible here." No one is disputing that. But it does nicely avoid saying what is obvious. It is your own 2nd Amendment that is at fault. That and a s...

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by bjcc
Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

"No this isn't what the founding fathers had in mind when the constitution was written. " No, thats what I thought. In fact it's what every right minded and sensible human being would think! Worryingly, it seems many of your Countrymen don't fall into those categories! Its worrying that you kill 30,...

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by bjcc
Thu Jun 18, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

Sky News in the UK is reporting that 1. He has previous 2. He was bought the gun as a birthday present. You have to wonder at a number of things here, but seriously, do you really think your founding fathers had this in mind in their writing of the US constitution? Do you really think that a vague o...

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by bjcc
Thu Jun 18, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina
Replies: 389
Views: 8448

RE: Church Shoot-out In South Carolina

"Quoting fr8mech (Reply 26): Murder is the unlawful killing of a human being. Just because they've legalised it doesn't mean it's not murder." It does actually. Murder is (in UK and therefore most common law jurisdictions, and paraphrased in almost every other, including Germany) the UNLAWFUL killin...

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by bjcc
Fri May 01, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK Election Thread
Replies: 277
Views: 9337

RE: The UK Election Thread

Moo Stop digging. "No, they should not, because that way you end up with a massive range of sentencing going on - guidelines, limits and minimum terms were introduced for precisely that reason. It is a judges job to uphold the law as it was written at the time of the offence, and they do that within...

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by bjcc
Fri May 01, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear - Clarkson Suspended Part 2
Replies: 3
Views: 1222

RE: Top Gear - Clarkson Suspended Part 2

Your post is entirely incoinsistant! For starters, the expression you used is inherently racist. Why? Simple, the definition of racist is what someone says it is. I find what you said to be, and I know a number of others who do as well. It is ergo racist. Thats the end of the discussion I'm afraid. ...

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by bjcc
Thu Apr 30, 2015 11:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK Election Thread
Replies: 277
Views: 9337

RE: The UK Election Thread

The Law Lords do not sit in the House of Lords due to their position, they hold the position of Law Lord due to their qualification in the judiciary. In other words, you've just revamped what I said........Please don't, all it does it show you can't think for yourself. "Because that's what they are ...

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by bjcc
Thu Apr 30, 2015 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear - Clarkson Suspended
Replies: 289
Views: 12535

RE: Top Gear - Clarkson Suspended

Zck

You start with saying it's not racist, then go onto to say that its sometimes found to be. Which is it?

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by bjcc
Thu Apr 30, 2015 5:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is It Shirt's Or Shirt Is? - Grammar Police
Replies: 39
Views: 2884

RE: Is It Shirt's Or Shirt Is? - Grammar Police

"You lot have done a fair bit of that yourselves. What Americans speak nowadays is linguistically more similar to English spoken in the 18th century, when we parted company with your German-speaking king than what y'all (sorry, couldn't resist) speak these days is to its forebears" You mean you didn...

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by bjcc
Wed Apr 29, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gallipoli -ANZAC - Another Forgotten War?
Replies: 46
Views: 2561

RE: Gallipoli -ANZAC - Another Forgotten War?

"Gallipoli is likely best remembered in the movie done of it about 25 years ago. Gallipoli has become a symbol of gross incompetence of military leadership of the UK at that time, putting their colonial men in a 2nd class status, expendable. The disclosures of the disastrous UK military decisions to...

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by bjcc
Wed Apr 29, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is It Shirt's Or Shirt Is? - Grammar Police
Replies: 39
Views: 2884

RE: Is It Shirt's Or Shirt Is? - Grammar Police

You are all American.
You are discussing a Langague called English, something you have already butchered.
So the only remaing point is can you be understood? As sins against the English Tongue go, if indeed it is a sin, it is of minor concern.

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by bjcc
Wed Apr 29, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK Election Thread
Replies: 277
Views: 9337

RE: The UK Election Thread

"Interesting that you mention Christianity then, as the sole reason Christianity lost its sway in those things here in the UK was due to the decline in Christianity itself. We still have major figures in the Church of England sitting in the House of Lords solely through their position rather than an...

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by bjcc
Wed Apr 29, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear - Clarkson Suspended
Replies: 289
Views: 12535

RE: Top Gear - Clarkson Suspended

" It's just people calling a spade a spade, and that is protected speech." In the Uk you would have just said something (apparently) deeply disrespectful and rasist.....Or in sensible speak, you would have said something that someone will then say they found offensive, usually as an excuse for thier...

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by bjcc
Wed Apr 29, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK Election Thread
Replies: 277
Views: 9337

RE: The UK Election Thread

"The fallacy is in thinking that politicians of any persuasion can actually exert influence over the things that affect us all - like the global economy." Agreed, up to a point. The reality is that we have see saw politics in the UK. Both sides can fix it, and in reality in much the same ways, altho...

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by bjcc
Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The UK Election Thread
Replies: 277
Views: 9337

RE: The UK Election Thread

The SNP are in it for the Scots, no one else. Is that a bad thing? no, not for the SNP, but for the UK yes. Should she hold the sword over Millibands head, or more properly the strings, will the UK be run for the UK's benifit? She, like all politians will say "yes, of course", and indeed has.......B...

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by bjcc
Sun Jan 11, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The Point Of The UK Royal Family?
Replies: 108
Views: 6914

RE: What Is The Point Of The UK Royal Family?

Why is the Queen still in power? Why does she not abdicate? At the age of 21 she pledged to her Realms that she would serve them for all of her life, be it long or short. Turns out that it has been long. We still have a Monarchy because we want to keep it. There's very little enthusiasm for changing...

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by bjcc
Thu Jan 01, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Toddler Shoots, Kills Mom At Hayden Wal-Mart
Replies: 199
Views: 6122

RE: Toddler Shoots, Kills Mom At Hayden Wal-Mart

I understand that the 2nd Amendment of the US Constitution is based on our Bill of Rights. We have obviously binned that, as we don't need to protect ourselves against Catholics any more, and haven't for a very long time. Which is just as well, as I am Catholic! Anyway, my point is that firstly, con...

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by bjcc
Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Royal Guards Moved Inside Gates Of UK's Palaces
Replies: 36
Views: 2947

RE: Royal Guards Moved Inside Gates Of UK's Palaces

The Palace Guard (not always from the Brigade of Guards), is ceremonial. But like all military units there is a self defence capability not on view. Primacy for security at Royal Residents in London is the with the Metropolitan Police. Outside of London, it remains with the Met for Windsor and Balmo...

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by bjcc
Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear Argentina Special
Replies: 79
Views: 4587

RE: Top Gear Argentina Special

"Apparently Clarkson is in trouble again. <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...-praises-lovely-country-Chile.html" target="_blank">http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...raises-lovely-country-Chile.html"</a> I think some members of the press just want to hound him for anything. <acronym t...

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by bjcc
Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates
Replies: 93
Views: 5345

RE: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates

Pyrex "A prosecutor indicting someone just for political reasons, without any shred of (or merely flimsy) evidence, is an abuse of power of Spitzeresque proportions" Absolutely agree! But you also have to see that it is an elegant attempt to stop the negative reaction to a correct decision. That sai...

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by bjcc
Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gear Argentina Special
Replies: 79
Views: 4587

RE: Top Gear Argentina Special

Disgusting behavior from some Argentinians. Do the Germans get all bent out of shape because they lost the second world war? No. Nor do they attack Brits because we sank the Bismark. It happened, in this day and age, their action, whatever flimsy justification was wrong, Military action that they st...

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by bjcc
Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates
Replies: 93
Views: 5345

RE: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates

DLX I want to hear it, you're simply not saying it. I accept you don't agree with the verdict/finding, but that doesn't necessarily make it wrong. I've read through the transcripts of the Ferguson Grand Jury, and to be fair, using UK law, and again, accepting that is different, there's only the very...

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by bjcc
Sat Dec 27, 2014 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates
Replies: 93
Views: 5345

RE: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates

DLX It's a tad worrying. You see I have never at any point said that these 2 Grand Jury's are right, or wrong. I am simply trying to get to the bottom of why you have stated they were wrong, and establish if there's a possibility they were in fact right. If you can't deduct that from what I have sai...

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by bjcc
Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates
Replies: 93
Views: 5345

RE: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates

DLX Why would someone want to waive their right? I can think of many reasons, not least innocence and wanting to provide an explanation. How do you arrive at the conclusion that it 'must be' self incrimination? In any event, clearly neither of the officers concerned thought so, and clearly they were...

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by bjcc
Thu Dec 25, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates
Replies: 93
Views: 5345

RE: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates

"My understanding is that for a grand jury it is not a right or choice of the defendant to testify as in a trial. The grand jury proceedings essentially belong to the crown, the defendant may request but he then has to convince first the judge and the prosecutor." While they might have once belonged...

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by bjcc
Thu Dec 25, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Teen Shot By Berkley, Missouri Police
Replies: 47
Views: 3344

RE: Teen Shot By Berkley, Missouri Police

Bongodog The IPCC investigated the shooting of Duggen, didn't stop rioting here did it. Granted they screwed up the initial public statements, but even if they hadn't, we would have seen the same thing. The problem isn't really who investigates it, it's an assumption that that investigation will be ...

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by bjcc
Thu Dec 25, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates
Replies: 93
Views: 5345

RE: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates

Zckls In terms of the process it has been. Saying the process is wrong is the next step, but to get to that you have to presuppose that the process was flawed and flawed because of a persons actions or lack thereof. So the first question must be, looking at it independently is was that process reall...

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by bjcc
Wed Dec 24, 2014 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates
Replies: 93
Views: 5345

RE: NY Mayor Vs Nypd Feud Escalates

DLX But the defendents can waive those rights. Also, having done some research there's nothing stopping a defendent giving evidence before a Grand Jury. So I put it this way. It's your opinion, nothing more, that the Prosecutor was somehow corrupt. As with all opinion, it's not a fact. You can call ...

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