Ned Stark: They shut down an entire city and called out the farking national guard for a teenager with a pistol and some tubesocks full of gunpowder. Yes force was excessive. Everyone involved should be embarrassed.
Elbarfo: I find it humorous that they shut down an entire city only to come up empty handed. House to house searches, martial law, the whole shebang. Then when they allow the people to safely (lol) leave their homes, an observant citizen finds the guy. Had they not had the lockdown they would have had the guy hours sooner.But no, it was not excessive at all./how do you shoot at a boat that many damn times and still miss SO much. It boggles the imagination.
duenor: I have no sympathy for terrorists. However, I do have reservations about how we ought to handle such terrorists when we have them surrounded.The older brother - fark him. He got what he deserved. When you start shooting at cops, you'll get what's coming to you.On the other hand, I don't know if the younger brother was handled properly. What I definitely do not want to see is a population who is accustomed to "he's a terrorist, shoot on sight". It is far too easy for that to lead to a police state gestapo squad. I believe more efforts should have been made to take him alive as well as giving him plenty of time to surrender. But it seems like there was a lot of pressure on PD to get it over with quickly.Then again, I don't have all the information. I am also not an expert. I can simply voice a concern. Regardless, the officers who chose to engage those two are brave men and women and I appreciate their efforts.
SandmanEsq: There is a reason she is a CUNY professor.
jst3p: SandmanEsq: There is a reason she is a CUNY professor.[i.qkme.me image 600x824]
neversubmit: Too much force and you'll end up with Trek Wars[rack.0.mshcdn.com image 600x400]Seems cool at first but no one knows how it will turn out.
FarkinHostile: Woah! I thought we agreed we'd never mention that little episode again? You're the dick who brought the gallon of Manacheviz.
Tatsuma: Plenty of these idiots posting on Fark already
IdBeCrazyIf: I think we can just go ahead and chock these two up as insane
vernonFL: Of course all Liberals think like this. Libs will side with the terrorists EVERY time.
zedster: Surprise the entirety of her post says something differenthttp://ruthobrien.org/a-day-of-terror/
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