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Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

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Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Huckleby » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:35 pm

Scott Walker creates stir with talk of stripping police and firefighter union rights

I could be wrong, but my impression is that the police and firefighters unions stood with Scott Walker when Scooter went after the other public unions. Obviously many individuals chose to support the teachers & AFSCME, but my guess is most of the police and firefighters were Scott Walker voters.

Now they might get a taste of the "conquer" phase of "divide and conquer"
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby massimo » Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:23 am

You've got plenty of taste for "divide," that much is clear.
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:15 am

Why start a second thread on this issue?
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Huckleby » Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:48 am

Henry Vilas wrote:Why start a second thread on this issue?


Obviously I didn't make sense of your cryptic thread title. Why wouldn't you just point out that there is a similar thread instead of getting pissy about it?

Why is it OK to be unfriendly in an online forum, when being similarly irritable, impolite or insulting is considered anti-social in person?

why? why? why?
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Maggie » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:00 am

Huckleby wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:Why start a second thread on this issue?


Obviously I didn't make sense of your cryptic thread title. Why wouldn't you just point out that there is a similar thread instead of getting pissy about it?

Why is it OK to be unfriendly in an online forum, when being similarly irritable, impolite or insulting is considered anti-social in person?

why? why? why?


Because that is what Henry Vilas does.
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:05 am

Huckleby wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:Why start a second thread on this issue?


Obviously I didn't make sense of your cryptic thread title. Why wouldn't you just point out that there is a similar thread instead of getting pissy about it?

Why is it OK to be unfriendly in an online forum, when being similarly irritable, impolite or insulting is considered anti-social in person?

why? why? why?

Pissy? Projecting.
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:14 am

Huckleby wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:Why start a second thread on this issue?


Obviously I didn't make sense of your cryptic thread title. Why wouldn't you just point out that there is a similar thread instead of getting pissy about it?


Not that I don't think Henry is ever more then 10 seconds away from yelling at some damn kids to get off his lawn, but I'm not sure why you think that line was at all pissy (especially for Mr. Vilas). I'm also not sure how "Act 10 Redux" is cryptic unless you've spent the last two years living under a rock. In a foreign country. With no outside news.

Huckleby wrote:Why is it OK to be unfriendly in an online forum, when being similarly irritable, impolite or insulting is considered anti-social in person?

why? why? why?

That persumes that some people are not just as unfriendly in person as they are on the internet.
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Huckleby » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:16 am

Henry Vilas wrote:
Pissy? Projecting.


well, going forward, return my garden hose and keep your goddamn dog off of my lawn and we'll get along just fine.
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Huckleby » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:18 am

Francis Di Domizio wrote: I'm also not sure how "Act 10 Redux" is cryptic unless you've spent the last two years living under a rock. In a foreign country. With no outside news.


Clearly I am extremely stupid for not connecting the thread title to the news story. Under-a-rock stupid. I think the forum should be inclusive, perhaps bilingual too.
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:26 am

Huckleby wrote: I think the forum should be inclusive, perhaps bilingual too.


বেশ, তাই হবে
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby snoqueen » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:39 am

Oh, I hate it when you do that....
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby TheBookPolice » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:42 am

snoqueen wrote:Oh, I hate it when you do that....

Neat trick: copy the foreign text, paste it into Google with the word "translate" in front of it.
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:45 am

TheBookPolice wrote:
snoqueen wrote:Oh, I hate it when you do that....

Neat trick: copy the foreign text, paste it into Google with the word "translate" in front of it.


Works the other way too if you give a language
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby baked goods » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:38 am

This is good news!
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Re: Police unions: the bell tolls for thee

Postby Endo Rockstar » Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:39 am

baked goods wrote:This is good news!


boring troll is boring.

do better.

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