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Brandon H    3,781
Just now, Circaflex said:

Let's be honest with ourselves, anytime uses the "murica" slang, they are referring to the US and generally do so as an insult.

you're not wrong. but our stupidity is also spreading it seems. Some of the stories I see come out of Alberta are just as bad as anything here.

 

in any case it sounds like steve put that tag as a joke anyway so no sense arguing the point lol

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DocM    16,854
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7 hours ago, Circaflex said:

Let's be honest with ourselves, anytime uses the "murica" slang, they are referring to the US and generally do so as an insult.

Which should make it a TOS violation, but apparently those insulting the US they get a pass. 

 

On 5/9/2020 at 5:06 AM, adrynalyne said:

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http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(aktwbqyxmo1lh2iiwja3x1h4))/mileg.aspx?page=GetObject&objectname=mcl-750-222

 

c) "Brandish" means to point, wave about, or display in a threatening manner with the intent to induce fear in another person.

 

Pretty open to interpretation. 

Precisely, and why the Michigan State Police called the 2015 changes out as "undefined."  Such undefined "laws" are difficult to defend on appeal.  More useful as a "sentencing enhancement" for someone who does fire illegally.

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adrynalyne    13,759
27 minutes ago, DocM said:

Which should make it a TOS violation, but apparently those insulting the US they get a pass. 

 

Precisely, and why the Michigan State Police called the 2015 changes out as "undefined."  Such undefined "laws" are difficult to defend on appeal.  More useful as a "sentencing enhancement" for someone who does fire illegally.

Does that change, in any manner, that you said MI has no brandishing laws, when they clearly do?

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waysidesc    780
41 minutes ago, DocM said:

Which should make it a TOS violation

Why ?

41 minutes ago, DocM said:

but apparently those insulting the US they get a pass. 

There is much for which to criticize the U.S.

 

'Murica' would not even be a thing if not for the stupidity of those residing in the country.

 

You have no one but yourselves to blame.

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adrynalyne    13,759
3 minutes ago, waysidesc said:

Why ?

There is much for which to criticize the U.S.

 

'Murica' would not even be a thing if not for the stupidity of those residing in the country.

 

You have no one but yourselves to blame.

He apparently takes offense to his country being “insulted” and apparently is against some unnamed rule. Meh.
 

 

I just look at people who do it to be of a lower IQ, especially when they get the country wrong. 🤣

 

That’s their problem, not mine.

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waysidesc    780
Posted (edited)
24 minutes ago, adrynalyne said:

 

 

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goretsky    1,184

Hello,

 

Some additional reporting on the subject (for additional context) for national and local Canadian news sources:

 

https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/alberta-stormtrooper-bloodied-during-blaster-related-police-response-on-may-the-fourth-1.4925260

https://lethbridgenewsnow.com/2020/05/08/medicine-hat-police-service-leads-investigation-on-stormtrooper-arrest-in-lethbridge/

 

Restaurant's Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/yodapizza/

GoFundMe for their employee:  https://www.gofundme.com/f/1xpfsr04c0 (contains some additional information about the incident)

Commentary from a well-known Canadian-borne SF celebrity:  https://twitter.com/WilliamShatner/status/1258012040435625984

 

Regards,

 

Aryeh Goretsky

 

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FloatingFatMan    20,413
11 hours ago, adrynalyne said:

He apparently takes offense to his country being “insulted” and apparently is against some unnamed rule. Meh.
 

 

I just look at people who do it to be of a lower IQ, especially when they get the country wrong. 🤣

 

That’s their problem, not mine.

If he doesn't like his country being insulted, then he shouldn't have voted for Trump. :p

 

Also, for the OP.. Not only did he get the country wrong, but also proved wrong the urban myth of One Mountie, One Riot! :p  HOW many idiot cops did it take to subdue one girl again?

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LaP    2,303
Posted (edited)

 

12 hours ago, waysidesc said:

Why ?

There is much for which to criticize the U.S.

 

'Murica' would not even be a thing if not for the stupidity of those residing in the country.

 

You have no one but yourselves to blame.

Americans are not more stupid than people from other countries. They publicize more their stupidity than other countries that's for sure though. America (the continent) is polarized at the moment though there's no unity like it used to have some years ago and Canada is no exception to that. Canada lately is definitely getting "Americanized". NFA is getting more popular, people are more violent toward immigrants, alt-right ideas are on the rise and people try to justify guns more and more which likely will bring more violence. It's a sad state and if it keeps getting worse i might think about moving out of America if possible.

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waysidesc    780
1 hour ago, LaP said:

Americans are not more stupid than people from other countries.

I did not write that they are ...

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FloatingFatMan    20,413
1 hour ago, LaP said:

Americans are not more stupid than people from other countries.

Oh how true this is.  For example.   America has rednecks, England has Essex, France has.... France. 😛 

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Steven P.    16,289

Indeed, England has its own rednecks here's an example of a selfish asshole who infected a woman with COVID-19 by spitting at her which later caused her death https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-52616071

 

Stupid and horrible people are found everywhere in all corners of the globe.

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