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:thumbsup: Without question. They tend... 138 Views / 21 Replies  
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Without question. They tend to patrol them more aggressively than other areas. Hence why we have an entire thread filled with example of black men being detained and/or beaten for...
Posted by OAW, on Today at 11:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So up in Wisconsin the sheriff's department... 73,630 Views / 3,843 Replies  
So up in Wisconsin the sheriff's department killed an inmate by refusing to give him any water for 8 days. :mad:



Jail Where Milwaukee Man Died After 7 Days Without Water Now Subject of Inquest...
Posted by OAW, on Today at 09:40 AM, in Political/War Lounge
^^^ Not to mention the utterly nonsensical... 138 Views / 21 Replies  
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Not to mention the utterly nonsensical nature of the comment itself. In NYC when "Stop & Frisk" was official policy there were more young black men detained in the year 2011 than live in the...
Posted by OAW, on Yesterday at 08:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
But I'm not disputing that. Naturally if a body... 138 Views / 21 Replies  
But I'm not disputing that. Naturally if a body is "dumped" somewhere it's not going to get reported until someone finds it. My point is that a police officer driving through the neighborhood on...
Posted by OAW, on Yesterday at 03:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not calling 911 on drug dealers? Fair point. Not... 138 Views / 21 Replies  
Not calling 911 on drug dealers? Fair point. Not calling 911 for a dead body in the street? Especially if it's a family member? Not so much. Now not providing the police any info on who did the...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 24, 2017 at 09:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Right. Because murders are "discovered" by beat... 138 Views / 21 Replies  
Right. Because murders are "discovered" by beat cops on patrol instead of citizens calling 911. Yeah. Ok. :rolleyes:

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Apr 24, 2017 at 08:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
OMG will you just stop with all the PRETENDING... 138 Views / 21 Replies  
OMG will you just stop with all the PRETENDING please? I mean seriously just do it for yourself if no one else. Because right now you are even further revealing yourself to be the joke most of us...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 23, 2017 at 02:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Agreed. That term has been used in both singular... 1,010 Views / 43 Replies  
Agreed. That term has been used in both singular and plural form throughout the series. That being said this is interesting.



‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director explains one of the movie’s...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 22, 2017 at 01:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I generally like Malcolm Nance's analysis on the... 299 Views / 14 Replies  
I generally like Malcolm Nance's analysis on the various shows I hear him on (e.g. Steele and Ungar on the POTUS channel on SiriusXM). And while I'm sure his post was "tongue-in-cheek" I must say I...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 19, 2017 at 07:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
When embedding YouTube videos don't put the... 1,010 Views / 43 Replies  
When embedding YouTube videos don't put the entire URL in the tags. Just the portion at the end of the URL after "v=". Like this ...

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OAW
Posted by OAW, on Apr 17, 2017 at 11:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^^^ As long as there's not another secret... 1,010 Views / 43 Replies  
^^^

As long as there's not another secret Death Star to blow up I'll be happy.

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Apr 15, 2017 at 08:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
United has to realize this can never go to trial.... 1,033 Views / 62 Replies  
United has to realize this can never go to trial. The company should just cut a substantial 7 figure check now and try to put this in the rear-view mirror ASAP.

United Airlines passenger in video...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 13, 2017 at 11:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Nice gesture. But the victim is still going to... 1,033 Views / 62 Replies  
Nice gesture. But the victim is still going to sue the hell out of United.

United Airlines to refund fares to all Flight 3411 passengers | USAToday.com...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 12, 2017 at 05:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
RIP Charlie Murphy 149 Views / 2 Replies  
The comedy world has lost one of its gems. F*ck cancer. :(



Rest in Peace: Charlie Murphy Dies at 57 | Charlie Murphy | Celebrities | BET...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 12, 2017 at 03:25 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Over-booking on a full-price refundable ticket... 1,033 Views / 62 Replies  
Over-booking on a full-price refundable ticket seems like a reasonable practice. But if they are over-booking non-refundable tickets then that is just double-dipping any way you slice it. :err:

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Apr 12, 2017 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Clearly this "officer" had nothing better to do... 73,630 Views / 3,843 Replies  
Clearly this "officer" had nothing better to do than to go hassling a black man walking home from work for "jaywalking". AKA not crossing the street in the intersection. :mad:

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OAW
Posted by OAW, on Apr 12, 2017 at 11:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The "beep" always occurs if you don't immediately... 784 Views / 22 Replies  
The "beep" always occurs if you don't immediately issue a command. But if you just say "Hey Siri!" sometimes she doesn't say anything until you do. And other times she'll say "Yes?" or "I'm...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 8, 2017 at 11:09 AM, in MacNN Lounge
^^^ But to do all that requires the will to... 1,048 Views / 72 Replies  
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But to do all that requires the will to risk sending in aircraft. And again, this ain't about diminishing the Assad regime militarily. :err:

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Apr 8, 2017 at 12:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I want to know if this is only happening to me.... 784 Views / 22 Replies  
I want to know if this is only happening to me. So we can activate Siri with the "Hey Siri!" command right? But for me sometimes she'll respond with the "beep" and then a spoken response. And other...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 7, 2017 at 06:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
If you hit the runway in multiple places the... 1,048 Views / 72 Replies  
If you hit the runway in multiple places the craters keep aircraft from being able to take off and land. But that's relatively easy to repair within a day or so. So the fact that Syria was conducting...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 7, 2017 at 04:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Totally expected. The goal was never to weaken... 1,048 Views / 72 Replies  
Totally expected. The goal was never to weaken the Assad regime! :err:



Syrian jets carry out attacks from base hours after US missile strike: report | TheHill...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 7, 2017 at 03:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely not. :err: At the end of the day... 1,048 Views / 72 Replies  
Absolutely not. :err:

At the end of the day Obama's strategy in Syria was the best approach in a situation that has no good options. The US has no significant strategic interests in Syria. Our...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 7, 2017 at 03:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm certainly not disagreeing with that. I'm just... 1,048 Views / 72 Replies  
I'm certainly not disagreeing with that. I'm just saying that this is a "symbolic" move that's designed to bolster Trump politically. It's certainly NOT designed to alter the landscape on the ground...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 7, 2017 at 12:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Of course Russia tipped them off. Trump gave his... 1,048 Views / 72 Replies  
Of course Russia tipped them off. Trump gave his buddy Putin a heads up beforehand. So much for that "element of surprise" thing he kept crticising Obama about on the campaign trail. And at $832K per...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 7, 2017 at 09:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I think this speaks volumes. :err: ... 1,048 Views / 72 Replies  
I think this speaks volumes. :err:

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Posted by OAW, on Apr 7, 2017 at 08:53 AM, in Political/War Lounge
^^^ I'd say it's 50-50 right about now. ... 6,618 Views / 449 Replies  
^^^

I'd say it's 50-50 right about now.

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Apr 5, 2017 at 07:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It would appear that Barry Manilow was under the... 6,793 Views / 157 Replies  
It would appear that Barry Manilow was under the impression that this "mostly female fan base" didn't already know .... :err:

Barry Manilow Kept Sexuality Secret for Fear of 'Disappointing' Fans -...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 5, 2017 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As a political advisor Bannon had no business... 6,618 Views / 449 Replies  
As a political advisor Bannon had no business being on the NSC to begin with. :err:

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Apr 5, 2017 at 01:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely! But for me personally the convenience... 617 Views / 42 Replies  
Absolutely! But for me personally the convenience of streaming outweighed the marginal increase in video quality.



A long time ago Reed Hastings the CEO of Netflix once said "We have to become...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 2, 2017 at 03:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Same here. I had a Blu Ray player for a few... 617 Views / 42 Replies  
Same here. I had a Blu Ray player for a few years. I used at a lot at first but soon found it sitting idle more often than not. It was just too convenient to rent a movie instantly on my Apple TV...
Posted by OAW, on Apr 2, 2017 at 03:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
^^^ Again I get your point. But what I'm... 2,735 Views / 171 Replies  
^^^

Again I get your point. But what I'm saying is that if people like mentioned in these two stories get caught up in an ICE dragnet ... even if they aren't specifically "targeted" ... the vast...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 31, 2017 at 10:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't disagree per se. I'm just saying that... 2,735 Views / 171 Replies  
I don't disagree per se. I'm just saying that when you get elected by stirring the pot of anti-immigrant sentiment you have to "feed the tiger" that comprises large cross-sections of your base. And...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 31, 2017 at 03:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Perhaps because the purpose of the "official... 2,735 Views / 171 Replies  
Perhaps because the purpose of the "official administration policy" is simply for public consumption and is designed to provide plausible deniability for actions geared toward satiating the...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 31, 2017 at 01:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There's a very similar plot line to this in the... 3,402 Views / 247 Replies  
There's a very similar plot line to this in the latest season of "Homeland" on Showtime. Art imitating life? Of life imitating art? :err:



Army of Russian trolls reportedly targeted swing...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 31, 2017 at 01:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well this is getting real interesting. :err: ... 677 Views / 20 Replies  
Well this is getting real interesting. :err:

Internet users raise funds to buy lawmakers' browsing histories in protest | TheHill...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 30, 2017 at 05:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Not really. Gorsuch is getting a hearing. Garland... 4,937 Views / 194 Replies  
Not really. Gorsuch is getting a hearing. Garland did not.

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Mar 30, 2017 at 08:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No. It doesn't. Something like that has NEVER... 4,937 Views / 194 Replies  
No. It doesn't. Something like that has NEVER happened before. Hence the term "unprecedented". :hmm:

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Mar 29, 2017 at 03:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm not posting this because the homeowner shot... 6,793 Views / 157 Replies  
I'm not posting this because the homeowner shot and killed 3 teens in masks who broke into his home. They made a some very poor decisions that led to their untimely demise so that's on them. I'm not...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 28, 2017 at 04:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
^^^ When I said "daily basis" I meant rapes... 2,735 Views / 171 Replies  
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When I said "daily basis" I meant rapes in general. Not the specific circumstances of it occurring to a 14 year old in a school bathroom as in this case. But looking back on it I can see how...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 27, 2017 at 06:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
One look at the man's cabinet makes it pretty... 6,994 Views / 423 Replies  
One look at the man's cabinet makes it pretty clear that we can expect Trump and the GOP Congress to prioritize those policy initiatives that primarily benefit the wealthy.

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Mar 27, 2017 at 12:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Unfortunately things like this go on all the... 73,630 Views / 3,843 Replies  
Unfortunately things like this go on all the time. :err:



Rogue East Cleveland Cops Framed Dozens of Drug Suspects - NBC News...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 27, 2017 at 12:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I have a simple question. If that same rape had... 2,735 Views / 171 Replies  
I have a simple question. If that same rape had been committed by US citizens ... something which happens on a daily basis unfortunately ... would one be similarly outraged? Because if one is more...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 24, 2017 at 07:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Because leave it to the GOP to have a photo op of... 6,036 Views / 355 Replies  
Because leave it to the GOP to have a photo op of all white males at a negotiation session where the most right-wing members of the House Republican caucus are demanding that Obamacare provisions...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 23, 2017 at 09:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
^^^ That I did not. OAW 6,618 Views / 449 Replies  
^^^

That I did not.

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Mar 23, 2017 at 01:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As you should be. One would be hard pressed to... 6,618 Views / 449 Replies  
As you should be. One would be hard pressed to credibly argue against the necessity of an independent investigator after this foolishness. :err:



Nunes apologizes to House Intel Committee,...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 23, 2017 at 01:11 PM, in Political/War Lounge
^^^ This! Absent the GOP shenanigans over... 4,937 Views / 194 Replies  
^^^

This! Absent the GOP shenanigans over Garland I would have no issues with Gorsuch. He strikes me as about as reasonable a jurist we would get from any GOP president. But this isn't about...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 23, 2017 at 12:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
There's a reason why idiots like this comprise... 6,994 Views / 423 Replies  
There's a reason why idiots like this comprise much of Trump's base. :err:

ABC News Twitter Account Hit by Profane, Trump-Supporting Hackers - NBC News...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 23, 2017 at 10:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Imagine that. :err: Ex-Colorado GOP... 32,835 Views / 1,212 Replies  
Imagine that. :err:



Ex-Colorado GOP head charged with voter fraud | TheHill (http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/325140-ex-colorado-gop-head-charged-with-voter-fraud)

OAW
Posted by OAW, on Mar 22, 2017 at 04:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Because she just can't help herself. :err: ... 1,111 Views / 81 Replies  
Because she just can't help herself. :err:

Sarah Palin Says Kaepernick's Meals On Wheels Donation Is Shameless 'Political Stunt' | TMZ.com...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 22, 2017 at 12:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Awww man that really blows. I had a similar... 1,156 Views / 63 Replies  
Awww man that really blows. I had a similar incident several years ago and had a flat screen TV taken. The violation of it all is really hard to get past. Any new people in your home lately?...
Posted by OAW, on Mar 22, 2017 at 12:27 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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