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  1. Meh why not? How many white actors have played...

    Meh why not? How many white actors have played Othello?
  2. No, Im saying that conditions exist outside the...

    No, Im saying that conditions exist outside the scope of competent policing need to be addressed that are more productive and less costly that need to be addressed as well. Im not saying we dont...
  3. The problem with the stats you provided that none...

    The problem with the stats you provided that none of them show virtually any correlation with reducing crime. In fact the data is pretty clear that when you improve the economy and economic outlook...
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    I do admin work now but I’ve been doing this work...

    I do admin work now but I’ve been doing this work for 32 years. 28 of those were professionally licensed/certified. In my current role I work as an individual contributor. I have no management or...
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    Manslaughter at the least. The video evidence and...

    Manslaughter at the least. The video evidence and and dispatch evidence provided significant evidence that he was not being reckless. It did not show that he wasn’t being culpably negligent.
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    I honestly don’t know but the testimony in court...

    I honestly don’t know but the testimony in court was that he had been trained in using that technique.
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    I don’t know about that. My line of work is more...

    I don’t know about that. My line of work is more dangerous, by OSHA stats, than police work and the mid career salary range is between 75 kpy and $125 kpy but a licensed professional in my field must...
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    I would agree with that. I would go a step...

    I would agree with that. I would go a step further. Once he was informed by his fellow officer that Floyd was unconscious and was in hypoxic shock and acknowledged him and he continued to kneel on...
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    Unfortunately per Minnesota law that would have...

    Unfortunately per Minnesota law that would have occurred if he used a lethal weapon. Per Minnesota law once a reasonable police officer has determined that use of force was necessary in making an...
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    Yes, and died and he should be held accountable...

    Yes, and died and he should be held accountable for it.
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    On average they pay the police officers here...

    On average they pay the police officers here considerably more than that.
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    Sorry. A long time ago she used the username...

    Sorry. A long time ago she used the username Deshrubinator. We called her Desh for short. Old habits are hard to break.
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    No it certainly doesn’t and the complete video...

    No it certainly doesn’t and the complete video and dispatch evidence shown today proves that.

    In fact based on what I saw Chauvin’s actions were completely reasonable up until Floyd lost...
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    No Desh, by definition in the laws of Minnesota...

    No Desh, by definition in the laws of Minnesota they are not the same.
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    Well I think the cop in Minneapolis who...

    Well I think the cop in Minneapolis who accidentally shot and killed a man did the appropriate thing for a professional who Fd up that badly. She resigned and Im assuming she did so knowing shell...
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    That’s true and that was negligent of Chauvin but...

    That’s true and that was negligent of Chauvin but that’s not the same as being wreckless.
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    No, actually the video evidence and the evidence...

    No, actually the video evidence and the evidence recorded by dispatch showed pretty clearly Chauvin wasn’t being wreckless.

    However it didn’t show that he wasn’t culpably negligent.
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    I think it’s far more complicated then that. Most...

    I think it’s far more complicated then that. Most of the public have only seen the cell phone recordings of by standers. With those and the police vest cameras paints a more complete picture.

    From...
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    Yes, and correct me if Im wrong but once the...

    Yes, and correct me if Im wrong but once the case goes to jury the jury can make their decision for any reason or no reason as long as the decision is unanimous.
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    Keep in mind I’m basing my analysis on Minnesota...

    Keep in mind I’m basing my analysis on Minnesota law as written. I don’t hold a JD so I’m not in a position to credibly interpret Minnesota law. As written in Minnesota law a reasonable police...
  21. I have spoken to numerous engineers who can’t...

    I have spoken to numerous engineers who can’t believe I bombed calculus but received B’s in Stats. Most thought stats was harder.
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    Chauvin Trial Closing Arguments

    I took the day off work today due to a mild fever from my second COVID vaccination and have been watching the closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin trial.

    My thoughts so far:

    Chauvin is up...
  23. Well you both did better than I did. I did ok in...

    Well you both did better than I did. I did ok in algebra, bombed in calculus, and did well in two semesters of statistics and a class in management science which was essentially a math class.
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  24. Thanks. I have grown a bit burned out on the...

    Thanks. I have grown a bit burned out on the tribalism and a high level of inanity of debate in recent times and have been catching up on my reading. I do have a post I will submit today I hope you...
  25. I could care less about the socialism aspect but...

    I could care less about the socialism aspect but these are important steps towards reducing income inequality which is the major cause of political radicalization in this country. This is a direct...
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