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Re: A Florida Man...

Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:00 pm

I'll see your Carolina inmates doing bad and raise you a Florida leo men and women selling drugs to prisoners.

https://www.pnj.com/story/news/2018/11/ ... 065265002/




And in my country, where cops weigh 300 lbs and do the looting after hurricanes.
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Re: A Florida Man...

Unread post by Vrede too » Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:29 pm

billy.pilgrim wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:00 pm
I'll see your Carolina inmates doing bad and raise you a Florida leo men and women selling drugs to prisoners.

https://www.pnj.com/story/news/2018/11/ ... 065265002/
Well played. To be fair, though, the cell phones that the South (as it turns out) Carolina catfishing cons used were probably smuggled in by guards.
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And in my country, where cops weigh 300 lbs and do the looting after hurricanes.
Sounds interesting. Elaborate?
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Vrede too wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:29 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:00 pm
I'll see your Carolina inmates doing bad and raise you a Florida leo men and women selling drugs to prisoners.

https://www.pnj.com/story/news/2018/11/ ... 065265002/
Well played. To be fair, though, the cell phones that the South (as it turns out) Carolina catfishing cons used were probably smuggled in by guards.
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Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:00 pm
And in my country, where cops weigh 300 lbs and do the looting after hurricanes.
Sounds interesting. Elaborate?
I've talked about the looting before, but haven't been able to find links recently.

As for the fatties, they did decide a few years back that the new deputies can't get as far as the current ones.
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Unread post by O Really » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:50 am

I see fat cops all over, but I don't know why. The cities I've done work for in the past all had annual physical tests and some requirements that would keep the cops from totally living up to the "pig" name. And the Florida police academies all have standards that require a fairly substantial level of fitness. But we still have obese cops. Do the counties not require physical standards after a guy is hired? Do they have some smoke and mirror exemptions or something to delay physical testing basically forever? Do they really think Jackie Gleason was a good model for cops?

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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:33 pm

Superb job of modern forensics and a crackerjack investigation who-done-it for the ages to boot.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/po ... spartandhp


a three-year affair between dead guy’s wife and best friend
the best friend was an insurance agent and upped the dead guy’s life insurance a couple of months before he killed him while on a fishing trip
murderer goes home, and complicit wife calls in missing person report
cops find the dead guy’s boat floating near his vehicle
everybody searches
dead guy’s fishing license and vest are found at the bottom of the lake
best friend gets divorce and marries the dead guy’s wife
they have great fun with the 1.67 insurance payout
painstaking investigation by leo determines that – what else? – the alligator did it
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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:10 pm

Newsweek: Video: White McDonald's Customer Attacks Black Employee.
https://www.newsweek.com/st-petersburg- ... rtnerships

Fire the manager and everyone who sat by and watched while a PoS beat on their co-worker.

Arrest the customer and the manager (for pulling the woman).

Someone step up and give the woman a decent job.
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:10 pm
Newsweek: Video: White McDonald's Customer Attacks Black Employee.
https://www.newsweek.com/st-petersburg- ... rtnerships

Fire the manager

Agreed.

and everyone who sat by and watched while a PoS beat on their co-worker.

She was doing the beating :thumbup: (see article below).

Arrest the customer

Done. "Online Pinellas County arrest records show the 5' 8," 135-pound Taylor was charged with the two counts of 1st degree simple battery for initiating the physical encounter that quickly backfired as he received around a dozen furious blows to the face as she defended herself."
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and the manager (for pulling the woman).

I'm pretty sure that was just a different employee. When he utterly failed at restraining the tiger, he switched strategies and got the white attacker to back off.

Someone step up and give the woman a decent job.
I couldn't find a petition supporting her, but did find this:
Man Attacks Black Female McDonald’s Worker, Receives Large Surprise Order of ‘That Smoke’

A viral Facebook video of a man physically assaulting a Florida Mcdonald’s employee had a happy ending when the man was arrested, after the woman generously decided to give her attacker a lifetime supply of Filet-o’-Fist sandwiches....

The video doesn’t show if this particular McDonald’s has been serving Avengers-themed Happy Meals, because instead of cowering, Yasmine, ever the industrious young worker, decides to boost the restaurant’s hygiene rating by wiping the counter clean with the man’s spotless, balding forehead as if she had secretly gathered all of the Infinity Stones in her apron pocket....

“I want her ass fired right now,” Taylor says after another employee pulled the man away.

“No, you’re finna go to jail,” yells James, the future UFC flyweight champion. “You put your hands on me first!”

“I couldn’t control you,” replies the straw man, obviously still thirsty for a large cup of deez hands. “I was just asking you a question, bitch!”

The video ends as Taylor asks for a refund, even though he had just consumed a healthy serving of multiple two-piece combos. Besides drinking a can of whoop-ass, Taylor may have been under the influence of alcohol, according to the police report. Taylor was arrested a few hours later and charged with two counts of simple battery.

The second charge comes from witness statements and video evidence that allege Taylor, who is listed as being transient, kicked another female employee, Tateona Bell, as he was leaving.

“The victim was kicked in the stomach by the defendant and was complaining of pain,” the police report stated. “The defendant was a customer at McDonald’s, and the victim is an employee. The defendant was being escorted out of the business by management due to him battering another employee, and causing a disturbance.”

The police did not say if Yasmine James was being investigated for performing dentistry without a license, animal cruelty, or impersonation of a police officer. They also would not say if James received a citation for littering after they saw the video of her unapologetically dropping “dem thangs.” Rumors that James was promoted to a management position handling all the restaurant’s beef cannot be confirmed.

But next week, James will return to Wakanda as the keynote speaker at her alma mater, the Dora Milaje School for Wishing a Motherfucker Would.
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The Dora Milaje are fictional characters appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. They are a team of women who serve as special forces for the fictional African nation of Wakanda.

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Re: A Florida Man...

Unread post by GoCubsGo » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:00 pm

billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:10 pm
Newsweek: Video: White McDonald's Customer Attacks Black Employee.
https://www.newsweek.com/st-petersburg- ... rtnerships

Fire the manager and everyone who sat by and watched while a PoS beat on their co-worker.

Arrest the customer and the manager (for pulling the woman).

Someone step up and give the woman a decent job.
An argument over a straw?
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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:44 am

When arrested - don't eat the police car seat - there just ain't no upside to eating car seats. It's a classic lose/list situation.

Newsweek: Florida Man Charged for 'Eating' Police Patrol Car Seat, Cocaine Trafficking.
https://www.newsweek.com/florida-man-me ... ce-1289433
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
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When arrested - don't eat the police car seat - there just ain't no upside to eating car seats. It's a classic lose/list situation.

Newsweek: Florida Man Charged for 'Eating' Police Patrol Car Seat, Cocaine Trafficking.
https://www.newsweek.com/florida-man-me ... ce-1289433
Mentioned in and linked from your article:
Florida Drug-sniffing K-9 Called Jake Overdoses While Screening Passengers Boarding EDM Party Cruise Ship

... Analysis suggested the pup ingested a form of ecstasy. WKMG News 6 (ClickOrlando) reported Robert MacLean, an official with the U.S. Marshals Office, also confirmed that the incident had taken place. K-9 Jake is in a stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery....
Train your drug-sniffing K-9 - don't eat the drugs - there just ain't no upside to drug dogs eating the drugs. It's a classic lose/lose situation.
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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:34 pm

I hate it when dogs get caught up in our crap.


But probably not as bad as eating a big box of chocolates.
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Unread post by O Really » Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:29 am

OK, so they were dumb to lie in the road. Past that, though, they couldn't see headlights coming at them at 5mph? And the cop at 5mph couldn't see two large mounds in the road, whether idiots watching the moon or a couple of alligators or fallen tree limbs? Whole thing seems wonky.

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OK, so they were dumb to lie in the road. Past that, though, they couldn't see headlights coming at them at 5mph? And the cop at 5mph couldn't see two large mounds in the road, whether idiots watching the moon or a couple of alligators or fallen tree limbs? Whole thing seems wonky.
It's Florida, maybe too many trees to see the moon anywhere besides the road?

At that speed and with a full moon the cop may have had his headlights off in order to sneak up on park abusers. Then, it is still weird that both got run over. It was 15 minutes before the eclipse even began - maybe it was only one large mound in the road. :o ;)
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Unread post by O Really » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:08 pm

Nope. Shoulda been able to see that moon from any yard, driveway, or parking space. Straight overhead. And large. And really pretty, but not worth getting run over for. I'm thinking the cop was looking at the moon too, instead of the road.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:28 pm

O Really wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:08 pm
Nope. Shoulda been able to see that moon from any yard, driveway, or parking space. Straight overhead. And large. And really pretty, but not worth getting run over for. I'm thinking the cop was looking at the moon too, instead of the road.
Don't know about the cop, but:
A statement given to the Palm Beach Post by police said that the two were run over after choosing to lie in the park because it was “extremely dark”.
My point is that having chosen the park, the road might have afforded the better view, though a parking space would have probably been a superior choice. Anyhow, I've got no stake in excusing anyone, just IDing factors that MIGHT have contributed.
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Unread post by O Really » Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:11 pm

DeSantis did give the guy the Secretary of State job, and it's reasonable to think that as racist campaign as DeSantis ran, it's predictable that he'd appoint similar sorts. But to his credit, DeSantis didn't try to defend Ertel, make excuses, or anything other than closing the door on his sorry ass.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:49 am

billy.pilgrim wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:18 am
Vrede too wrote:
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billy.pilgrim’s US Rep., Matt Gaetz:

Florida Republican who tried to abolish EPA says toxic algae crisis is 'horrifying'
He is horrifying. Promoted people bringing guns to a town hall in case ...?

Also, (I like repeating this) when caught driving drunk, he threatened the cop, telling him that his dad was a state senator and would have the cop's job. He also refused the breath test, which, in Florida, is mandatory loss of license for a year.
All charges dropped.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:08 am

billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:10 pm
Newsweek: Video: White McDonald's Customer Attacks Black Employee.
https://www.newsweek.com/st-petersburg- ... lt-1277000 ...
Closer to home for you:
(Pensacola, FL) Antique store stands by KKK figurine: 'I'm sorry if you're offended, but we feel it's a part of history'

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... The manager, Melissa Hollis, told Boussarhane that the store offers historical artifacts to people that its staff believe are not racist. She cited as an example that she once declined to sell an authentic KKK robe to a customer who wanted to leave racist propaganda in the store. “He wanted to pass out KKK literature and pamphlets, he told us that. We backed out. It didn’t matter how much money he was willing to give us. His money didn’t mean that much to us,” Hollis told the Pensacola News Journal.

Explaining how she evaluates her customers, “I’m not gonna interview them, but if it comes across that they’re a hateful person I’m not going to sell it to them,” Hollis told the newspaper....
:confusion-scratchheadblue: The whole point of the robe and hood is keeping one's racism anonymous.
Boussarhane tells Yahoo Lifestyle that after speaking to Hollis, she left the store. However, she took photos of other items — framed images of a black boy depicted as a monkey, a man wearing blackface, and a vintage toothpaste ad that read, “Darkie toothpaste. Gets teeth their whitest!”

... Hollis and the owner of the store, Billy Boyette (whose Facebook profile picture shows a man waving a Confederate flag), are reportedly selling the KKK figurine for a third-party vendor with the store and collecting a percentage of the profit....

In October, Boyette had a mural of the serial killer Ted Bundy — who was arrested in the town on the same block in 1978 — painted outside the store, which ignited controversy....
Coincidentally, billy.pilgrim, the store is named Uncle Billy’s Antique Mall. :D
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