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2021-03-05 2:29:43 PM  
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2021-03-05 4:59:31 PM  
"That's when officer Luke Wilson approached, shot pepper spray into her face and restrained her with zip ties, she says."

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2021-03-05 5:10:22 PM  
Iowa trying way to hard to Trump, way too late, as usual.

/As with all trends, if it's happening in Iowa, it's time to move on.
 
2021-03-05 5:28:15 PM  
Iowa will lose and they know it. They're just trying to intimidate people. It's what facists do.
 
2021-03-05 5:59:58 PM  
Soon: "but we paid good money for those justices. REPLACE ROBERTS!!"
 
2021-03-05 6:18:57 PM  
I hope there's an epic smackdown coming for the cops and D.A.
Arrogant mfers.
 
2021-03-05 6:31:08 PM  

edmo: Iowa will lose and they know it.


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2021-03-05 6:31:48 PM  
Well, she's not going to have to worry about rent when the judge pretty much summarily dismisses this case. False Imprisonment, Prosecutorial Misconduct, Overzealous Prosecution, Excessive Use of Force, and that's just what's on the docket and what's ON CAMERA.

She's going to walk away with 8 figures, easy.
 
2021-03-05 6:32:28 PM  

Inebriated Bolshevik Muppet: Well, she's not going to have to worry about rent when the judge pretty much summarily dismisses this case. False Imprisonment, Prosecutorial Misconduct, Overzealous Prosecution, Excessive Use of Force, and that's just what's on the docket and what's ON CAMERA.

She's going to walk away with 8 figures, easy.


Paid for by the tax payers, with the cops given a promotion and a raise.
 
2021-03-05 6:34:20 PM  
But I've been assured that free speech is sacred in the US. Such free. So liberty.
 
2021-03-05 6:34:48 PM  
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Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?
 
2021-03-05 6:37:26 PM  

BigNumber12: "That's when officer Luke Wilson approached, shot pepper spray into her face and restrained her with zip ties, she says."

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At least he didn't come with a bonesaw.
 
2021-03-05 6:37:51 PM  

TommyDeuce: Iowa trying way to hard to Trump, way too late, as usual.

/As with all trends, if it's happening in Iowa, it's time to move on.


Nah man, they ain't late to the party. America is trending fascist, and Trump was just a fad in that movement.
 
2021-03-05 6:38:15 PM  
Where are all the people who complained when Gina Carano got fired and the Dr Seuss books got pulled?

I thought they cared about stiffled free speech.  You'd think they'd be shouting abouts this from rooftops.  Wonder why they haven't.
 
2021-03-05 6:40:11 PM  

Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?


They should have a two minute pause button, that automatically resumes so they can use the bathroom or have private conversations, then good luck explaining why you kept hitting the pause button while you were pepper spraying, beating, murdering, raping or framing someone.
 
2021-03-05 6:40:16 PM  

Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?


Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?
 
2021-03-05 6:41:04 PM  
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2021-03-05 6:41:40 PM  

kermit the forg: Where are all the people who complained when Gina Carano got fired and the Dr Seuss books got pulled?

I thought they cared about stiffled free speech.  You'd think they'd be shouting abouts this from rooftops.  Wonder why they haven't.


They only care about free speech when criticizing the nations that challenge US hegemony.
 
2021-03-05 6:43:01 PM  
police body cams should NOT even have "off" switches. powering them 24 hours a day, even when the cop is off shift, would literally be a small price to pay for a more honest force.

also i guess des moines cops think this lady isn't white enough to be a real journalist.

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and remember friends, the capital MAGAts were just exercising their first rights and got politely sent home....
 
2021-03-05 6:43:30 PM  

kermit the forg: Where are all the people who complained when Gina Carano got fired and the Dr Seuss books got pulled?

I thought they cared about stiffled free speech.  You'd think they'd be shouting abouts this from rooftops.  Wonder why they haven't.


These are FAKENEWS journalists. Didn't you get the memo?

"Real patriots" wear shirts calling for the deaths of any "reporters".

They are attacking Murica?.. and my rahts, or something 🤔
 
2021-03-05 6:43:39 PM  

kermit the forg: Where are all the people who complained when Gina Carano got fired and the Dr Seuss books got pulled?

I thought they cared about stiffled free speech.  You'd think they'd be shouting abouts this from rooftops.  Wonder why they haven't.


I can think of a few reasons why.

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2021-03-05 6:44:22 PM  
So the press is free to say as many nice things as they like about cops but not to criticize them? Welcome to Soviet Iowa, comrades!
 
2021-03-05 6:44:45 PM  
This shouldn't even be a controversy, let alone a major court battle.
 
2021-03-05 6:45:32 PM  

pheelix: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?


Everyone bends over and points their chest at the urinal/toilet when they're using them, because it just makes sense.
 
2021-03-05 6:46:03 PM  

UltimaCS: Inebriated Bolshevik Muppet: Well, she's not going to have to worry about rent when the judge pretty much summarily dismisses this case. False Imprisonment, Prosecutorial Misconduct, Overzealous Prosecution, Excessive Use of Force, and that's just what's on the docket and what's ON CAMERA.

She's going to walk away with 8 figures, easy.

Paid for by the tax payers, with the cops given a promotion and a raise.



If the tax payers in Iowa don't like handing over huge chunks of their paychecks in lawsuits against the State, they can always just vote out the people causing these problems in the first place.  Elections have consequences, and in this case, the results of their elections will likely mean a very large payday for the victim of State crimes.
 
2021-03-05 6:47:20 PM  
It's hard to wrap the ol' bean around sometimes, but the Des Moines Register is one-off this country's great newspapers. They are farking good at news.

And there is no way in hell Officer McDipshiat didn't know she was a journalist. Register reporters have easily identifiable creds and I'll bet every camera in my possession she was not only wearing them but told asswipe repeatedly she was working as a reporter.

I hope the eventual civil judgement bankrupts the city.
 
2021-03-05 6:48:14 PM  

luna1580: police body cams should NOT even have "off" switches. powering them 24 hours a day, even when the cop is off shift, would literally be a small price to pay for a more honest force.


They should have to call in and explain why they need them turned off, like the how the cops got their guns released in Watchmen.
 
2021-03-05 6:48:16 PM  

Kuroshin: UltimaCS: Inebriated Bolshevik Muppet: Well, she's not going to have to worry about rent when the judge pretty much summarily dismisses this case. False Imprisonment, Prosecutorial Misconduct, Overzealous Prosecution, Excessive Use of Force, and that's just what's on the docket and what's ON CAMERA.

She's going to walk away with 8 figures, easy.

Paid for by the tax payers, with the cops given a promotion and a raise.


If the tax payers in Iowa don't like handing over huge chunks of their paychecks in lawsuits against the State, they can always just vote out the people causing these problems in the first place.  Elections have consequences, and in this case, the results of their elections will likely mean a very large payday for the victim of State crimes.


But libs are coming fer my freedums.
 
2021-03-05 6:48:18 PM  
-first amendment rights-

and to people saying "cops would be too embarrassed to ever poop if the audio got recorded" well, those cops should toughen the f*ck up. the camera is supposed to capture images of what's in front of them, it's not a headlamp or google glass and shouldn't be aimed down at their feet and their junk. so it records the sound of a fart, the swish of piss hitting the toilet, SO WHAT?

if they can live with themselves after shooting or pepper spraying  other humans they can admit they piss and shiat and still live with themselves. if that's TOO SCARY for them they shouldn't be cops.
 
2021-03-05 6:48:48 PM  
The only reason the reporter has the slightest chance of winning this is because the "losses" will be socialized and any lawsuit will fall on the taxpayers of Iowa.  It won't cost the cops a dime.  Otherwise, SCOTUS ruling "to be considered a member of the press, someone has to have an official press uniform and have identified themselves to the police prior to engaging in any reporting".
 
2021-03-05 6:49:59 PM  

Inebriated Bolshevik Muppet: Well, she's not going to have to worry about rent when the judge pretty much summarily dismisses this case. False Imprisonment, Prosecutorial Misconduct, Overzealous Prosecution, Excessive Use of Force, and that's just what's on the docket and what's ON CAMERA.

She's going to walk away with 8 figures, easy.


$10.000000
8 figures.
 
2021-03-05 6:50:56 PM  

OtherLittleGuy: BigNumber12: "That's when officer Luke Wilson approached, shot pepper spray into her face and restrained her with zip ties, she says."

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At least he didn't come with a bonesaw.


Naw, bone saws are what guys from the Middle East use, and that regions a little "iffy" for Iowans.

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2021-03-05 6:51:25 PM  

pheelix: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?


Police lost the right to piss in private several hundred human rights violations ago.

Not to mention that many public sector jobs require drug testing already, which also compromises your right to piss in private. Cops aren't more special.
 
2021-03-05 6:52:11 PM  

pheelix: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?


If that's the concern, there can/needs to be a formal sign-off. "Dispatch, going on break." "Okay, your off-code is 615294." And you aren't on duty while your camera is off. If there's an interruption or interaction with the public or anything, you turn your camera right back on.
 
2021-03-05 6:54:10 PM  
WHAR BE ALL THE FREEZE PEACH, 1ST AMMENDMENT PEOPLE ON THE RIGHT???


WHAR
 
2021-03-05 6:56:49 PM  
Does she carry a press pass?
 
2021-03-05 6:57:14 PM  

palelizard: pheelix: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?

If that's the concern, there can/needs to be a formal sign-off. "Dispatch, going on break." "Okay, your off-code is 615294." And you aren't on duty while your camera is off. If there's an interruption or interaction with the public or anything, you turn your camera right back on.



They absolutely would be required to turn off the cameras any time they are in an occupied public restroom without being required to be so due to circumstances of a call.  It's not about *their* pee and poo, but the other people in the can.  Lawsuits would be rampant.
 
2021-03-05 7:04:34 PM  

Kuroshin: palelizard: pheelix: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?

If that's the concern, there can/needs to be a formal sign-off. "Dispatch, going on break." "Okay, your off-code is 615294." And you aren't on duty while your camera is off. If there's an interruption or interaction with the public or anything, you turn your camera right back on.


They absolutely would be required to turn off the cameras any time they are in an occupied public restroom without being required to be so due to circumstances of a call.  It's not about *their* pee and poo, but the other people in the can.  Lawsuits would be rampant.


why? women's public restrooms already have stalls and no one should sue for a pic of them washing their hands. just put up a sign outside the restroom that says "as a human courtesy we allow on duty cops to use this restroom. outside of a stall, their body cam may record you" and let the men decide if they want to use a stall (be sure to build at least one) or just piss somewhere else.
 
2021-03-05 7:04:55 PM  

edmo: Iowa will lose and they know it. They're just trying to intimidate people. It's what facists do.


And taxpayers will foot the bill for this trial, the  defence for the inevitable civil trial and the huge settlement that Iowa has to pay. The cop will get some paid vacation.
 
2021-03-05 7:05:09 PM  

My Klezmer Metal Cover Band: It's hard to wrap the ol' bean around sometimes, but the Des Moines Register is one-off this country's great newspapers. They are farking good at news.

And there is no way in hell Officer McDipshiat didn't know she was a journalist. Register reporters have easily identifiable creds and I'll bet every camera in my possession she was not only wearing them but told asswipe repeatedly she was working as a reporter.

I hope the eventual civil judgement bankrupts the city.


I'll email you my address so you can send me the cameras. From the article:

"Des Moines Register executive editor Carol Hunter said Sahouri's lack of press credentials, which she left in her car ..."
 
2021-03-05 7:10:04 PM  

luna1580: Kuroshin: palelizard: pheelix: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?

If that's the concern, there can/needs to be a formal sign-off. "Dispatch, going on break." "Okay, your off-code is 615294." And you aren't on duty while your camera is off. If there's an interruption or interaction with the public or anything, you turn your camera right back on.


They absolutely would be required to turn off the cameras any time they are in an occupied public restroom without being required to be so due to circumstances of a call.  It's not about *their* pee and poo, but the other people in the can.  Lawsuits would be rampant.

why? women's public restrooms already have stalls and no one should sue for a pic of them washing their hands. just put up a sign outside the restroom that says "as a human courtesy we allow on duty cops to use this restroom. outside of a stall, their body cam may record you" and let the men decide if they want to use a stall (be sure to build at least one) or just piss somewhere else.



Because recording devices in public restrooms are illegal in a fair number of places, and will absolutely be a judicial carnival the very first time one is used anywhere it's not *explicitly* legal.
 
2021-03-05 7:10:10 PM  

FnkyTwn: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

They should have a two minute pause button, that automatically resumes so they can use the bathroom or have private conversations, then good luck explaining why you kept hitting the pause button while you were pepper spraying, beating, murdering, raping or framing someone.


When the body camera is turned off, the authority to arrest is turned off
 
2021-03-05 7:11:45 PM  

Kuroshin: palelizard: pheelix: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?

If that's the concern, there can/needs to be a formal sign-off. "Dispatch, going on break." "Okay, your off-code is 615294." And you aren't on duty while your camera is off. If there's an interruption or interaction with the public or anything, you turn your camera right back on.


They absolutely would be required to turn off the cameras any time they are in an occupied public restroom without being required to be so due to circumstances of a call.  It's not about *their* pee and poo, but the other people in the can.  Lawsuits would be rampant.


They can still call it in.  Takes 2 seconds.

While deployed in Afghanistan we had to call in and request to return fire.... while we got shot at.

Before going into public restroom they can call it in and get approval.
 
2021-03-05 7:17:49 PM  

pheelix: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?


Why am i paying cops to take a shiat on duty? If Amazon workers have to hold it for $15/hr, cops can too.

If not, then give Amazon workers all the same unionized benefits police officers have.
 
2021-03-05 7:20:16 PM  

TommyDeuce: Iowa trying way to hard to Trump, way too late, as usual.

/As with all trends, if it's happening in Iowa, it's time to move on.


It's not too late if they have Trump-appointed judges in the right places.  There might be a Trumpy path all the way to the Trumpy Supreme Court.

And that's how it will remain for decades.
 
2021-03-05 7:23:24 PM  

JDAT: Does she carry a press pass?


Ahh yes, one must have a permit to exercise first amendment rights...
 
2021-03-05 7:26:50 PM  

kermit the forg: Where are all the people who complained when Gina Carano got fired and the Dr Seuss books got pulled?

I thought they cared about stiffled free speech.  You'd think they'd be shouting abouts this from rooftops.  Wonder why they haven't.


Oh look, somebody is being deliberately obtuse.
 
2021-03-05 7:26:55 PM  

Kuroshin: luna1580: Kuroshin: palelizard: pheelix: Jojo_TheDogFacedBoy: "
Wilson has claimed he was unaware Sahouri was a reporter until he was detaining her and Robnett intervened, saying she worked for the Register and tried to pull her away. Wilson says he failed to activate his body camera.
Judge Lawrence McLellan ordered prosecutors Friday to give body camera training materials to Sahouri's defense that he said should have been turned over in response to an earlier court order.
The defense argues that Wilson could and should have retrieved video of the arrest after the fact but declined to do so, potentially in order to avoid embarrassment. McLellan said he will rule later on whether to instruct jurors that the evidence had been destroyed."

Once again, why in holy hell do police body cams have the ability to turn on and off?

Not to defend the cops, but would you want to go pee or poop while the body cam was rolling?

If that's the concern, there can/needs to be a formal sign-off. "Dispatch, going on break." "Okay, your off-code is 615294." And you aren't on duty while your camera is off. If there's an interruption or interaction with the public or anything, you turn your camera right back on.


They absolutely would be required to turn off the cameras any time they are in an occupied public restroom without being required to be so due to circumstances of a call.  It's not about *their* pee and poo, but the other people in the can.  Lawsuits would be rampant.

why? women's public restrooms already have stalls and no one should sue for a pic of them washing their hands. just put up a sign outside the restroom that says "as a human courtesy we allow on duty cops to use this restroom. outside of a stall, their body cam may record you" and let the men decide if they want to use a stall (be sure to build at least one) or just piss somewhere else.


Because recording devices in public restrooms are illegal in a fair number of places, and will absolutely be a judicial carnival ...


ok. allow them to cover the camera lense when entering a public restroom in the service of their bladder, not in the service of their job (like literally chasing a suspect into a bathroom or something). audio stays on.

like putting a sticker over your laptop camera, a simple, temporary piece of fabric over the lense would suffice. it can't be illegal to simple HAVE a camera in a restroom or every single person in there with a smart phone in their pocket is breaking the law.....
 
2021-03-05 7:26:59 PM  

Conqueror of Bread: But I've been assured that free speech is sacred in the US. Such free. So liberty.


Maybe she was using "hate speech".
 
2021-03-05 7:29:20 PM  

kermit the forg: Where are all the people who complained when Gina Carano got fired and the Dr Seuss books got pulled?

I thought they cared about stiffled free speech.  You'd think they'd be shouting abouts this from rooftops.  Wonder why they haven't.


This isn't "cancel culture", it's actual oppression. They only get upset about REAL issues.
 
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  4. Click here to submit a link.