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Old 10-02-2013, 09:13 AM   #196
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This is what happens in a victim disarmament zone. Gangs are a problem whenever the populace is disarmed.
The cops aren't there to protect you. An armed society is a polite society.
Exactly my notion when mentioning Texas.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:19 AM   #197
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Exactly my notion when mentioning Texas.
Don't mess with a man in his castle, God bless Texas
Maybe, even some other concerned people, would have helped him out.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:21 AM   #198
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The bikers actions certainly reminds one of Mel Gibson films when they were still good.
Ummm, have you seen Get the Gringo? Mel may be an anti-semite alcoholic lunatic but he still making some pretty good movies.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:27 AM   #199
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Ummm, have you seen Get the Gringo? Mel may be an anti-semite alcoholic lunatic but he still making some pretty good movies.
I stand to be corrected, but only after I see it.

Apocalypto or whatever that disaster was called put me off, but hey, Mad Max was good enough to give him another chance.

Lunatics abound in Hollywood.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:31 AM   #200
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This is one of the reasons why high capacity magazines are necessary and yet another reason to stay far away from the loonies in NYC.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:35 AM   #201
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From the Boston Globe article comments.

"The real tragedy here is that each one of those bikers was in the process of turning their lives around."
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:39 AM   #202
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"The real tragedy here is that each one of those bikers was in the process of turning their lives around."
That is rich.
I am sure all scumbags are somewhere in the process of turning their life around.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:43 AM   #203
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OK, can I give you one fact that might temper these assumptions? The guy has been arrested for motor vehicle offenses 16 times - and doesn't have a license. Most recently in May: "At 1:48 p.m., Edwin Mieses Jr., 32, of 478 Riverside Drive, Lawrence, was arrested on Haverhill Street and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license, subsequent offense."

He's been arrested for other reasons as well. This is not someone who is living the life of a law-abiding citizen.
"Since 1999, he has been ticketed by police 16 times .... In June, the Registry notified the National Driver Register that Mieses was a habitual traffic offender whose right to drive in Massachusetts was revoked until 2017, records show."
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:44 AM   #204
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This is what happens in a victim disarmament zone. Gangs are a problem whenever the populace is disarmed.
The cops aren't there to protect you. An armed society is a polite society.
Disarmed populace?????!!!!!! NY??????

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! !
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:48 AM   #205
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Disarmed populace?????!!!!!! NY??????

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! !
The good guys, not the thugs.

In retrospect, I'm glad none of these reckless thugs were packing (or used a weapon) against the RR driver.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:55 AM   #206
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The good guys, not the thugs.

In retrospect, I'm glad none of these reckless thugs were packing (or used a gun) against the RR driver.
Fixed it for you. The driver of the RR was knifed in the face and chest.
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Old 10-02-2013, 10:00 AM   #207
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From the Boston Globe article comments.

"The real tragedy here is that each one of those bikers was in the process of turning their lives around."



How many times does the media trot that line out whenever these things happen? It must be one of the default quotes in their Media 101 app!

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Old 10-02-2013, 10:07 AM   #208
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How many times does the media trot that line out whenever these things happen? It must be one of the default quotes in their Media 101 app!

In Canada, they like to trot out this line; "We need to look for the root causes of this."

Of course we all know the root cause is typically stupidity, but it would seem that personal responsibility and accountability for one's actions is no longer expected anywhere in North America.
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Old 10-02-2013, 10:14 AM   #209
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Clearly the real issue is that these guys are such pansies that they have a "riding season". If the season never ended, there would be no need to have an end of season ride and thus, lives would be saved. As far as I'm concerned, the best time of year to ride in the northeast has just begun.

I avoid being angry on the road for any reason. When I get cut off, I just get away from that driver. Cars will win in a fight against a bike every time.
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Old 10-02-2013, 10:37 AM   #210
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I see the FB page has +17,000 "likes". I can't tell if the likes are to support the poor, unlicensed rider engaged in highly illegal activities while wearing a Nazi helmet; or a thumbs up that the guy got what he deserved.
A "like" doesn't mean you actually like it. It means you want to be able to check back and see new content.
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