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(Toronto Sun)   News: Store owner catches shoplifter. Fark: Police charge owner with assault, kidnapping, forcible confinement, possession of a dangerous weapon. Asinine: Prosecutors only drop two charges. Bonus: Shoplifter gets 30 days   ( torontosun.com) divider line
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2009-11-04 11:14:09 PM  
Repeat after me: "I will talk to you after my lawyer gets here."
 
2009-11-05 12:44:41 AM  
They must have some different laws in Canada. Here in 'merica he'd get a medal.
 
2009-11-05 01:27:12 AM  
Hopefully next time they'll just dump his body in a lake.
 
2009-11-05 01:27:40 AM  

CruiserTwelve: Here in 'merica he'd get a medal.


t0.gstatic.com
agrees
 
2009-11-05 01:33:06 AM  
I never use chopsticks while eating my sushi. The natural salt on my fingers is a good substitute for soy sauce.

/oh shiat
//wong asian thread!
 
2009-11-05 01:33:25 AM  
Those Crazy Canadiens, they crack me up everytime.
 
2009-11-05 01:33:46 AM  
There was a cool rifle wrestle on the news here.
Clerk deserves some free beer.
 
2009-11-05 01:35:12 AM  
If I ever turn to a life of crime, I'm moving up to Canada, eh?
 
2009-11-05 01:36:24 AM  
HamWBone: I never use chopsticks while eating my sushi. The natural salt on my fingers is a good substitute for soy sauce.

/oh shiat
//wong asian thread!


Your mom does not approve
 
2009-11-05 01:37:57 AM  
I would fark his "supporter" nine ways to heaven on center ice, I would I would.

/asians are hot
//ice is not
 
2009-11-05 01:37:58 AM  
Assuming the store owner didn't go overboard, people are goddamn pussies.
 
2009-11-05 01:38:28 AM  

UsikFark: CruiserTwelve: Here in 'merica he'd get a medal.


agrees



Best issue of MAD Magazine:

The one with the Bernie Goetz mask on the back cover.

"Wear this, and no mugger will mess with you."
 
2009-11-05 01:39:17 AM  

Marcus Aurelius: Repeat after me: "I will talk to you after my lawyer gets here."


Some other Farker posted the links to these videos (wish I could remember their name). Why you should never talk to the police, according to a lawyer and a former policeman. It's a two part video, and I think the second video where the cop speaks is more informative than when the lawyer talks.
 
2009-11-05 01:39:20 AM  

CruiserTwelve: They must have some different laws in Canada. Here in 'merica he'd get a medal.


After a few months of ridiculously bad press and thousands of angry letters a day, I'm guessing he will end up with a medal (well, an apology more likely).

Even if he had committed a crime, the amount of bad PR this is generating would make it pointless to prosecute. Real criminals will go free in the future as a result of prosecuting this guy.
 
2009-11-05 01:39:27 AM  
Cyanobacterial algal blooms are common in many eutrophic lakes in Florida. Although cyanobacteria have had considerable impact on freshwater quality within the state since the mid 1900s, the timing and causes of their appearance have remained unknown because water-quality monitoring began in Florida only after 1980.
 
2009-11-05 01:39:36 AM  
We criminals have rights too.

/tip of the hat to Trudeau
//thanks for screwing the country
 
2009-11-05 01:42:32 AM  

RanDomino: Cyanobacterial algal blooms are common in many eutrophic lakes in Florida. Although cyanobacteria have had considerable impact on freshwater quality within the state since the mid 1900s, the timing and causes of their appearance have remained unknown because water-quality monitoring began in Florida only after 1980.


Fascinating.
 
2009-11-05 01:46:42 AM  
Marxist ideology says that in a capitalist society, all anti-social acts are simply natural and unavoidable reactions against capitalist oppression.

While a Marxist would rather a person act collectively in the class-struggle, they believe that individual anti-social behavior is not the fault of the perpetrator, but the fault of a cruel capitalist society that forced the individual to strike out in the only way they know how. Individuals who engage in crime and anti-social behavior against society don't need nor deserve punishment, they only need to be taught class-consciousness. Once there is enough class conscious people, capitalism can be overthrown through violent revolution, and all crime will end.

The exception to this rule is reactionary political crimes. 'Hate' crimes, 'White-Collar' capitalist crimes, crimes against oppressed classes, should be punished swiftly and mercilessly, as those acts are a direct attack on the proletariat. Also, in socialist systems, anti-social acts are reactionary, and thus it is OK for countries like Cuba or Venezuela to crack down on criminals.

The judges that are currently on the bench in courts in modern Canada where at university during the 60s and 70s, when Marxist ideology was a natural part of the intellectual scenery. The judges might be crypto-Marxists, or more realistically the judges might simply be making an emotional reaction bases upon their radical indoctrination without really thinking about ideology. But those core Marxist concepts are the cornerstone of the Canadian criminal justice system.

In the eyes of the Canadian justice system, the store owner is guilty of running an exploitative capitalist institution. The shoplifter is simply a victim of capitalism who consciously or unconsciously through the act of shoplifting was attacking his oppressor.
 
2009-11-05 01:49:19 AM  
farking Canucks. We'll give you criminals if you want them..
 
2009-11-05 01:49:25 AM  
Why does.

Every sentence.

In this article.

Get.

It's.

Own.

Line?

Is it.

Some.

Kind.

Of.

New.

Writing.

Style?

bugehoobs.com

A strange.

Halting.

Way.

Of speaking.
 
2009-11-05 01:53:54 AM  
ULTRAFARK: It wasn't in America
 
2009-11-05 01:54:54 AM  
Might want to see if they have a Canadian Common Law version of:
Shopkeeper's Priviledge (new window)

Which I could only assume would be just like that except more polite, and have more poutine.
 
2009-11-05 01:58:35 AM  
i feel so hurt right now. there is this girl i always talk to online who liked me and always told me i was attractive and just now i asked her if i was as attractive as this model whose pic was posted on a forum and she avoided the question for a while but then eventually straight up told me that he was more attractive than me because his hair is better. he has this really silky smooth wavy hair, the same kind my younger brother has. i have this really curly afroish hair. all girls seem to think that type of hair is much better than mine. and even this girl who knew me and liked me couldn't lie to me and tell me i was better looking than this guy. i was so hurt and i started crying. i can't stand to think of myself as unattractive compared all these other guys. it hurts so badly. i wish i had someone to talk to right now. this girl was one of the only people i could talk to and now i feel so betrayed, even though she was just telling the truth and i asked for it.
 
2009-11-05 01:59:56 AM  
i229.photobucket.com

Don't forget the forced sodomy.
 
2009-11-05 02:00:49 AM  
Yeah, vigilante justice is frowned upon.
 
2009-11-05 02:00:55 AM  

etabetapi: i feel so hurt right now. there is this girl i always talk to online who liked me and always told me i was attractive and just now i asked her if i was as attractive as this model whose pic was posted on a forum and she avoided the question for a while but then eventually straight up told me that he was more attractive than me because his hair is better. he has this really silky smooth wavy hair, the same kind my younger brother has. i have this really curly afroish hair. all girls seem to think that type of hair is much better than mine. and even this girl who knew me and liked me couldn't lie to me and tell me i was better looking than this guy. i was so hurt and i started crying. i can't stand to think of myself as unattractive compared all these other guys. it hurts so badly. i wish i had someone to talk to right now. this girl was one of the only people i could talk to and now i feel so betrayed, even though she was just telling the truth and i asked for it.


yasureyoubetcha.
 
2009-11-05 02:02:04 AM  

etabetapi: i feel so hurt right now. there is this girl i always talk to online who liked me and always told me i was attractive and just now i asked her if i was as attractive as this model whose pic was posted on a forum and she avoided the question for a while but then eventually straight up told me that he was more attractive than me because his hair is better. he has this really silky smooth wavy hair, the same kind my younger brother has. i have this really curly afroish hair. all girls seem to think that type of hair is much better than mine. and even this girl who knew me and liked me couldn't lie to me and tell me i was better looking than this guy. i was so hurt and i started crying. i can't stand to think of myself as unattractive compared all these other guys. it hurts so badly. i wish i had someone to talk to right now. this girl was one of the only people i could talk to and now i feel so betrayed, even though she was just telling the truth and i asked for it.


Maybe it's not your hair.
Maybe she likes guys that know when to hit that farking shift key, IF YOU KNOW WHAT I AM SAYING.
 
2009-11-05 02:02:52 AM  

gorgor: HamWBone: I never use chopsticks while eating my sushi. The natural salt on my fingers is a good substitute for soy sauce.

/oh shiat
//wong asian thread!

Your mom does not approve


Your mum rates me.
 
2009-11-05 02:03:07 AM  

gravespinner: We criminals have rights too.

/tip of the hat to Trudeau
//thanks for screwing the country


yeah this reeks of Trudeau....pffft...
please explain what this has to do with Trudeau will ya?
 
2009-11-05 02:03:25 AM  

etabetapi: i feel so hurt right now. there is this girl i always talk to online who liked me and always told me i was attractive and just now i asked her if i was as attractive as this model whose pic was posted on a forum and she avoided the question for a while but then eventually straight up told me that he was more attractive than me because his hair is better. he has this really silky smooth wavy hair, the same kind my younger brother has. i have this really curly afroish hair. all girls seem to think that type of hair is much better than mine. and even this girl who knew me and liked me couldn't lie to me and tell me i was better looking than this guy. i was so hurt and i started crying. i can't stand to think of myself as unattractive compared all these other guys. it hurts so badly. i wish i had someone to talk to right now. this girl was one of the only people i could talk to and now i feel so betrayed, even though she was just telling the truth and i asked for it.


I hear that capital letters make the girls all hot and bothered.
 
2009-11-05 02:03:58 AM  
Chinatown shoplifting is "rampant," Bennett has a 33-year theft record and merchants are frustrated with police, the lawyer said.

Gee, I wonder why. In the future maybe they should just haul the thief outside and kick the stuffing out of him. Screw the cops, even in Canada they're worthless and more trouble than they're worth.
 
2009-11-05 02:05:39 AM  

lajimi: Chinatown shoplifting is "rampant," Bennett has a 33-year theft record and merchants are frustrated with police, the lawyer said.

Gee, I wonder why. In the future maybe they should just haul the thief outside and kick the stuffing out of him. Screw the cops, even in Canada they're worthless and more trouble than they're worth.


Fail. That is a crime.
 
2009-11-05 02:06:26 AM  
 
2009-11-05 02:07:18 AM  

Alien Robot: America:

Louisiana: A man suspected of shoplifting a bottle of water was fatally shot in the CVS Pharmacy in the 800 block of Canal Street on Wednesday evening ...

Florida: Suspected shoplifter, shot by deputy at Wal-Mart, held without bail

California: Fleeing shoplifter shot by police

DC: Suspected Shoplifter Is Shot at Store

Ohio: A man suspected of shoplifting from an east side department store was shot by an undercover officer Tuesday night.

Missouri: Bystander Not Charged In Shoplifter Shooting

Illinois: An off-duty Chicago police officer who was moonlighting as a security guard did not use excessive force when he shot and killed a shoplifter in 1992, a federal jury ruled Friday.

Nevada: Metro Police shoot, kill suspected shoplifter

Maryland: Shoplifter was shot 3 times


Well, America is a violent place. Hooohah!!
 
2009-11-05 02:07:47 AM  

Sabyen91: Yeah, vigilante justice is frowned upon.


I agree.

If some dude pockets a Mars bar, you can not start bustin' heads, breaking out the duct tape, etc..

Buy insurance, call 911, or whatever you call in Canada.
 
2009-11-05 02:08:03 AM  

Alien Robot: America:

Louisiana: A man suspected of shoplifting a bottle of water was fatally shot in the CVS Pharmacy in the 800 block of Canal Street on Wednesday evening ...

Florida: Suspected shoplifter, shot by deputy at Wal-Mart, held without bail

California: Fleeing shoplifter shot by police

DC: Suspected Shoplifter Is Shot at Store

Ohio: A man suspected of shoplifting from an east side department store was shot by an undercover officer Tuesday night.

Missouri: Bystander Not Charged In Shoplifter Shooting

Illinois: An off-duty Chicago police officer who was moonlighting as a security guard did not use excessive force when he shot and killed a shoplifter in 1992, a federal jury ruled Friday.

Nevada: Metro Police shoot, kill suspected shoplifter

Maryland: Shoplifter was shot 3 times


You do realize the average, normal person would be rather disgusted by your list of murders, right?
 
2009-11-05 02:08:55 AM  

HowDareYouCallMeAHoser: Sabyen91: Yeah, vigilante justice is frowned upon.

I agree.

If some dude pockets a Mars bar, you can not start bustin' heads, breaking out the duct tape, etc..

Buy insurance, call 911, or whatever you call in Canada.


Apparently Alien Robot thinks violence is the answer to shoplifting.
 
2009-11-05 02:10:30 AM  

Retarded Rabid Elk: Marxist ideology says that in a capitalist society, all anti-social acts are simply natural and unavoidable reactions against capitalist oppression.

While a Marxist would rather a person act collectively in the class-struggle, they believe that individual anti-social behavior is not the fault of the perpetrator, but the fault of a cruel capitalist society that forced the individual to strike out in the only way they know how. Individuals who engage in crime and anti-social behavior against society don't need nor deserve punishment, they only need to be taught class-consciousness. Once there is enough class conscious people, capitalism can be overthrown through violent revolution, and all crime will end.

The exception to this rule is reactionary political crimes. 'Hate' crimes, 'White-Collar' capitalist crimes, crimes against oppressed classes, should be punished swiftly and mercilessly, as those acts are a direct attack on the proletariat. Also, in socialist systems, anti-social acts are reactionary, and thus it is OK for countries like Cuba or Venezuela to crack down on criminals.

The judges that are currently on the bench in courts in modern Canada where at university during the 60s and 70s, when Marxist ideology was a natural part of the intellectual scenery. The judges might be crypto-Marxists, or more realistically the judges might simply be making an emotional reaction bases upon their radical indoctrination without really thinking about ideology. But those core Marxist concepts are the cornerstone of the Canadian criminal justice system.

In the eyes of the Canadian justice system, the store owner is guilty of running an exploitative capitalist institution. The shoplifter is simply a victim of capitalism who consciously or unconsciously through the act of shoplifting was attacking his oppressor.


The citizens arrest did not happen as the crime was being committed, it was hours later that they detained him. Not saying I agree with it, but technically, this is against the law.

Also, the charges are brought forth by a prosecutor, not a judge. So I am not sure what the hell Marxist judges have to do with anything.
 
2009-11-05 02:12:54 AM  

Kludge: In the eyes of the Canadian justice system, the store owner is guilty of running an exploitative capitalist institution. The shoplifter is simply a victim of capitalism who consciously or unconsciously through the act of shoplifting was attacking his oppressor.


Not to mention this paragraph is just bullshiat.
 
2009-11-05 02:14:31 AM  

Sabyen91: lajimi: Chinatown shoplifting is "rampant," Bennett has a 33-year theft record and merchants are frustrated with police, the lawyer said.

Gee, I wonder why. In the future maybe they should just haul the thief outside and kick the stuffing out of him. Screw the cops, even in Canada they're worthless and more trouble than they're worth.

Fail. That is a crime.


Make sure that there are no witnesses and deny everything.
 
2009-11-05 02:15:02 AM  

Sabyen91: Alien Robot: America:

Louisiana: A man suspected of shoplifting a bottle of water was fatally shot in the CVS Pharmacy in the 800 block of Canal Street on Wednesday evening ...

Florida: Suspected shoplifter, shot by deputy at Wal-Mart, held without bail

California: Fleeing shoplifter shot by police

DC: Suspected Shoplifter Is Shot at Store

Ohio: A man suspected of shoplifting from an east side department store was shot by an undercover officer Tuesday night.

Missouri: Bystander Not Charged In Shoplifter Shooting

Illinois: An off-duty Chicago police officer who was moonlighting as a security guard did not use excessive force when he shot and killed a shoplifter in 1992, a federal jury ruled Friday.

Nevada: Metro Police shoot, kill suspected shoplifter

Maryland: Shoplifter was shot 3 times

Well, America is a violent place. Hooohah!!


Alien Robot: America:

Louisiana: A man suspected of shoplifting a bottle of water was fatally shot in the CVS Pharmacy in the 800 block of Canal Street on Wednesday evening ...

Florida: Suspected shoplifter, shot by deputy at Wal-Mart, held without bail

California: Fleeing shoplifter shot by police

DC: Suspected Shoplifter Is Shot at Store

Ohio: A man suspected of shoplifting from an east side department store was shot by an undercover officer Tuesday night.

Missouri: Bystander Not Charged In Shoplifter Shooting

Illinois: An off-duty Chicago police officer who was moonlighting as a security guard did not use excessive force when he shot and killed a shoplifter in 1992, a federal jury ruled Friday.

Nevada: Metro Police shoot, kill suspected shoplifter

Maryland: Shoplifter was shot 3 times


I can't believe anyone gets away with shooting a shoplifter while other people get nailed to the wall for shooting someone who is actively assaulting them, or others around them, just because it isn't taking place in their home or place of business.
 
2009-11-05 02:15:18 AM  

lajimi: Sabyen91: lajimi: Chinatown shoplifting is "rampant," Bennett has a 33-year theft record and merchants are frustrated with police, the lawyer said.

Gee, I wonder why. In the future maybe they should just haul the thief outside and kick the stuffing out of him. Screw the cops, even in Canada they're worthless and more trouble than they're worth.

Fail. That is a crime.

Make sure that there are no witnesses and deny everything.


It is a crime. Whether they are convicted is not the point.
 
2009-11-05 02:15:58 AM  
I agree with Howdareyoucallmeahoser, shop owners should allow themselves to be victimized day in and day out. That's what insurance is for. They should not try to protect their way of life in any way. So go ahead and leave your valuables clearly visible in your vehicle with a full tank of gas and the keys in the ignition. You have car insurance, right? And leave your house door unlocked and property in plain view, that's why you have homeowners. And ladies, wear short skirts without panties so you may be raped easier. It's ok, you have medical insurance.

/Youre a farking idiot
//Hoser
 
2009-11-05 02:16:27 AM  

arentol: Sabyen91: Alien Robot: America:

Louisiana: A man suspected of shoplifting a bottle of water was fatally shot in the CVS Pharmacy in the 800 block of Canal Street on Wednesday evening ...

Florida: Suspected shoplifter, shot by deputy at Wal-Mart, held without bail

California: Fleeing shoplifter shot by police

DC: Suspected Shoplifter Is Shot at Store

Ohio: A man suspected of shoplifting from an east side department store was shot by an undercover officer Tuesday night.

Missouri: Bystander Not Charged In Shoplifter Shooting

Illinois: An off-duty Chicago police officer who was moonlighting as a security guard did not use excessive force when he shot and killed a shoplifter in 1992, a federal jury ruled Friday.

Nevada: Metro Police shoot, kill suspected shoplifter

Maryland: Shoplifter was shot 3 times

Well, America is a violent place. Hooohah!!

Alien Robot: America:

Louisiana: A man suspected of shoplifting a bottle of water was fatally shot in the CVS Pharmacy in the 800 block of Canal Street on Wednesday evening ...

Florida: Suspected shoplifter, shot by deputy at Wal-Mart, held without bail

California: Fleeing shoplifter shot by police

DC: Suspected Shoplifter Is Shot at Store

Ohio: A man suspected of shoplifting from an east side department store was shot by an undercover officer Tuesday night.

Missouri: Bystander Not Charged In Shoplifter Shooting

Illinois: An off-duty Chicago police officer who was moonlighting as a security guard did not use excessive force when he shot and killed a shoplifter in 1992, a federal jury ruled Friday.

Nevada: Metro Police shoot, kill suspected shoplifter

Maryland: Shoplifter was shot 3 times

I can't believe anyone gets away with shooting a shoplifter while other people get nailed to the wall for shooting someone who is actively assaulting them, or others around them, just because it isn't taking place in their home or place of business.


At least they get their Mars Bar back...
 
2009-11-05 02:17:18 AM  

srtpointman: I agree with Howdareyoucallmeahoser, shop owners should allow themselves to be victimized day in and day out. That's what insurance is for. They should not try to protect their way of life in any way. So go ahead and leave your valuables clearly visible in your vehicle with a full tank of gas and the keys in the ignition. You have car insurance, right? And leave your house door unlocked and property in plain view, that's why you have homeowners. And ladies, wear short skirts without panties so you may be raped easier. It's ok, you have medical insurance.

/Youre a farking idiot
//Hoser


You are a moron. Murdering shoplifters is not a defense against shoplifting. farking toad.
 
2009-11-05 02:17:37 AM  

Sabyen91: You do realize the average, normal person would be rather disgusted by your list of murders, right?


Why wouldn't they?
 
2009-11-05 02:18:12 AM  

HowDareYouCallMeAHoser: Sabyen91: Yeah, vigilante justice is frowned upon.

I agree.

If some dude pockets a Mars bar, you can not start bustin' heads, breaking out the duct tape, etc..

Buy insurance, call 911, or whatever you call in Canada.



Yeah....shop owners should fall into the fetal position and let the criminals have their way.

You do realize that plenty of crime victims have been injured or killed even when they did nothing to fight back, right?
 
2009-11-05 02:21:19 AM  

Sabyen91: Apparently Alien Robot thinks violence is the answer to shoplifting.


WTF? You are illustrating the definition of 'delusional.' It's nothing more than a list of extreme overreactions to shoplifting in the US. I made no comment on it one way or the other.
 
2009-11-05 02:21:24 AM  

Alien Robot: Sabyen91: You do realize the average, normal person would be rather disgusted by your list of murders, right?

Why wouldn't they?


Um, they would be disgusted. You do not have the right to kill over a farking Snickers.
 
2009-11-05 02:22:00 AM  

Alien Robot: Sabyen91: Apparently Alien Robot thinks violence is the answer to shoplifting.

WTF? You are illustrating the definition of 'delusional.' It's nothing more than a list of extreme overreactions to shoplifting in the US. I made no comment on it one way or the other.


Sorry, I thought you were advocating this overreaction.
 
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