BAD COP ... NO PENSION  10:57 pm September 29, 2011

Cops On Internet Forum Love Watching NYPD Assault Protesters

by Wonkette Jr.

="'BecomingSo there’s this Internet forum for police officers called “Officer.com,” and you supposedly have to be a police officer to register for the site. (How do the administrators prove this? Probably by making sure the registration application has enough spelling errors and grammar disasters and obvious disregard for following the law.) And these alleged police grunts think it’s hee-larious that unemployed Americans are legally protesting the economic system in this country. It’s especially a yuk-yuk when cops beat up young girls and gas people for simply standing on a sidewalk in Manhattan. Let’s review some of these donut-munchers’ tough-guy-on-the-Internet bullshit, and hope they all learn the meaning of “public sector layoff” very soon.

Thanks much to Wonkette tipster “Joshua” for sending this obnoxious trash. We’ll include some screenshots so you can see it’s all for real, as the website will surely either block public access or just delete the whole thread by morning. Thugs!

Bad cop, no donut.

  • JasperMT Those are great, the creaming kids are a hoot. I’m going to watch some more during football breaks. I’d love to see fire hoses employed, it would clean them up and clear the streets and sidewalks for traffic. We’d miss out on the entertainment though.
  • crass cop Yeah…I love how the chick just falls to her knees and starts screaming! I saw a guy do that when I went through the OC instructors course…it wasnt pretty
  • mikey medic LOL, those POOR protesters….i’ll lite a candle.
  • Marine 0083 Hopefully the scent of OC covers up that pachuli oil crap. WTF is up with that stuff anyway?
  • reils49 I thought that NYPD Lt. did a nice takedown on that kid in the orange shirt.
  • options open They seem to be protesting against…. well, everything. At one point they were chanting about unnecessary government spending. I found it ironic considering myself and probably a hundred other officers there because of them were on overtime. ChaChing! Please keep protesting… I could use the money!!
  • Big Will I got 14 hours cash money off those savages. Hopefully they can keep it going for a few more weeks my gas guzzling SUV needs new tires.
  • EmmaPeel Fricken communists. Couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch.

Bad cop, no retirement.

[Officer.com]

 
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Antispandex September 29, 2011 at 10:01 pm

I thought they were New York's finest…well they still could be, I guess.

Lascauxcaveman September 29, 2011 at 11:13 pm

Setting a low bar, there.

comrad_darkness September 30, 2011 at 10:26 am

ha ha ha win!

grenadeh December 3, 2011 at 10:08 am

They are. New Yorks Finest [pieces of shit].

Fucking cops. You know…you try to respect these people not just because they'll shoot you on accident (yet they can't fucking hit a real criminal in 60 shots. What the fuck, police, go take some training. Even I can fucking hit a moving target and im legally god damn blind in one eye and I DONT wear glasses when shooting.) and you try to tell yourself that it's a few assholes giving the good cops a bad name.

Maybe a story about cops being outstanding, nice people, would make it seem like 2 cops in the country aren't fascist god damn stormtroopers in training.

HedonismBot September 29, 2011 at 11:03 pm

JasperMT likes to fantasize about the kids "creaming" so much it takes a firehose to clean it up. He's not a cop. He's a Republican congressman.

AlterNewt September 29, 2011 at 11:03 pm

"Asshole cops are PEOPLE, my friend".

flamingpdog September 29, 2011 at 11:12 pm

So these clowns have incorporated?

comrad_darkness September 30, 2011 at 10:27 am

With really easily bruised tiny egos, apparently and a bully complex to cover it up.

memzilla September 29, 2011 at 11:04 pm

I've never seen nostalgia for Bull Connor publicly expressed before this.

tcaalaw September 30, 2011 at 9:14 am

Based on the efforts to rehabilitate Joe McCarthy in recent years, I'm pretty sure that Bull Connor will be next.

Barrelhse September 29, 2011 at 11:07 pm

To be fair, what IS up with the pachuli?

iburl September 30, 2011 at 12:03 am

Masks the scent of Jobless Hobos?

Arken September 30, 2011 at 7:57 am

And, more importantly, weed.

An_Outhouse September 30, 2011 at 9:25 am

It keeps insects and vermin away. From 'Marine 0083's comment, it appears to work. Its a plant. I found some at a local garden store. Its incredibly ugly but effective for controlling pests.

CommieLibunatic September 30, 2011 at 12:53 pm

I didn't hear about the pest control part before, but yeah. It's been used as a perfume for centuries. My wife used a deodorant scented with it and it doesn't really smell bad, I think.

Then again, she also likes to spray diluted honey in her hair lately. God, she's weird.

Callyson September 29, 2011 at 11:09 pm

With apologies to the decent police officers out there…and I have to believe there *are* some…
No words–only video:
N.W.A. – Fuck Tha Police http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiX7GTelTPM

BarackMyWorld September 30, 2011 at 1:50 am
Callyson September 30, 2011 at 1:46 pm

Hilarious!
Looking forward to Bloomberg's "Help the Banks" next…

Bonzos_Bed_Time October 1, 2011 at 10:57 pm

Wonderful! And to buck up everyone who didn't get to see Radioead: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOllnlhFgg8&fe

smashedinhat September 29, 2011 at 11:10 pm

Pffft. All things being equal no one squeals louder than a cop.

orygoon September 29, 2011 at 11:11 pm

The Founding Fathers wept.

That is all.

the_problem_child September 29, 2011 at 11:27 pm

But it was weeping inspired by mace. So #fail?

Arken September 30, 2011 at 7:58 am

Yeah, but that was over the fact that we can't just enslave the dark-skinned protestors. They're only 3/5ths people after all.

ThundercatHo September 29, 2011 at 11:22 pm

I like 'em better on parade days when they're wearing those cute little plaid skirts and blowing on that pipe and squeezing that sack. Plus the purses, very now with the animal hair.

LiveToServeYa September 30, 2011 at 8:48 am

It's true that many policemen have been kilt in the line of duty.

Doktor Zoom September 30, 2011 at 9:31 am

Some cops are just looking for a sporran partner

tcaalaw September 30, 2011 at 9:15 am

PrideFest was in June, pal! Oh, wait, you meant police officers?

Sharkey September 29, 2011 at 11:22 pm

Chief Wiggum is still the best, though.

smashedinhat September 29, 2011 at 11:27 pm

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bumfug September 29, 2011 at 11:25 pm

Dear Penthouse,
I never thought it would happen to me but the day I gassed my friend's sister was the day she realized that I would be the first to taste her physical delights. Just looking at the videos is enough to make me rise again as I did that fateful day…

angryhaiku September 29, 2011 at 10:27 pm

I wonder how these officers will feel about the protests when the Teabaggers are through smashing their pensions, confiscating their insurance, and cutting their pay down to the same rate as mall rent-a-cops?

Oh, who am I kidding, they'll blame the Messicans and keep voting Republican.

NPRadiotherapy® September 29, 2011 at 11:31 pm

How soon we forget.

ibwilliamsi October 6, 2011 at 1:57 am

These dickheads weren't even born. They didn't forget, they never knew.

grenadeh December 3, 2011 at 10:16 am

Unfortunately, I'm pretty sure that unlike the 70s, not a god damn thing is going to happen to these assholes – not just the NYPD but all cops all over the country, because of it.

That piece of shit cop in Canton, OH (my state) who fucking threatened to kill an old, LAW ABIDING, concealed carrying man who was both 1) minding his own god damn business and 2) trying against intentional police oppression to follow the concealed carry laws, was only suspended. He is probably back on active duty now, as it's been about 2 months. Fucking psychopath thug cops.

AtlanticCapers September 29, 2011 at 11:30 pm

Good Germans

NPRadiotherapy® September 29, 2011 at 11:31 pm

NYPD Boo.

DerrickWildcat September 29, 2011 at 11:33 pm

If a Policeman touches you, your brain will die.

Signed,
Derrick Wildcat
5th Grade
PS 128

lefty74 September 29, 2011 at 11:42 pm

I call hogshit. SOOOUUUEEE. Squeel like a pig. Like Ned Beaty. You know. Rudy's fucking dad. Fuck Notre Dame too.

prommie September 30, 2011 at 10:04 am

Fuck Notre Dame, always, vigorously, hate fuck Notre Dame.

Doktor Zoom September 30, 2011 at 10:20 am

And Tom Bombadil. God, I hate that fucker.

ibwilliamsi October 6, 2011 at 1:59 am

They NEVER put Tom Bombadil in the movie, even when it's a crap cartoon.

owhatever September 29, 2011 at 11:48 pm

Careful, there, NYPD. You are looking sillier than normal. The tough thug tactic will backfire in this day of the internets. Making a chick scream and doing a "nice takedown on that kid in the orange shirt" has persuaded me to cancel my $350 a nite hotel room for my week's vacation in the Big Apple. Also, the NYFD ate your lunch on 9/11 when it came to bravery.

iburl September 29, 2011 at 11:59 pm

Songs of the Nite:

Suicidal Tendencies – I Wanna Be a Fascist Pig: http://youtu.be/erTLYlgHTn8

X-Cops – Cavity Search: http://youtu.be/EMuortYjaTg

fuflans September 30, 2011 at 12:24 am

guns of brixton

NPRadiotherapy® September 30, 2011 at 12:45 am

Dos mas , mi amigos.

poncho_pilot September 30, 2011 at 1:45 am

in related news:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW2bQNVdVaI

(i haven't listened to the that Suicidal album in at least…6 months? good times.)

Beowoof September 30, 2011 at 12:05 am

Thugs who are cops, yeah some of these guys with real small dicks are on a powertrip.

Biel_ze_Bubba September 30, 2011 at 12:19 am

I wonder what % of Hummer buyers are cops… I bet it's waaay above their representation among buyers of normal cars.

Biel_ze_Bubba September 30, 2011 at 12:11 am

For a bunch that luuuurves them some surveillance tape, you'd think that these ossifers would wise up to the fact that they're not invisible to the cameras themselves. But no, just like the dumb criminals who continue to mug old ladies in front of cameras, the equally dumb cops continue to mug civilians in front of cameras.

Proof – as if any were needed – that you can't fix stupid.

Chillwaver September 30, 2011 at 12:21 am

Needs moar N.W.A.

mrblifil September 29, 2011 at 11:27 pm

I too typically love when a "chick falls to her knees." This was not one of those times.

grenadeh December 3, 2011 at 10:13 am

Absolutely agreed. It's not erotic or cool when its done by use of beating the fuck out of her. Or gas.

fuflans September 30, 2011 at 12:27 am

I hate the police, don't you?
I don't know, but I seem to feel better when they're not around.

NPRadiotherapy® September 30, 2011 at 12:54 am

I've run from cops way more than I was glad to see them.
Mostly, as civilized humanoids, we self-police.
I am more concerned by trigger-happy yahoo NYPD and SWAT walking around with fully automatic weapons.

SoBeach September 30, 2011 at 11:43 am

Easy solution: Become a middle-aged white guy. The police will suddenly start treating you a LOT better. Worked like a charm for me…

rahelio September 30, 2011 at 12:30 am

"Fricken communists. Couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch."

- Emma "GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE" Peel

Also, "fricken"? The hell is fricken? The uptight moderator must not like "cussing" on the PoPo Boards.

Gorillionaire September 30, 2011 at 12:45 pm

The character Emma Peel never beat up "hippies", but I do recall that she hi-karate chopped a whole bunch of stuffy British sociopaths.

Jon Custer September 30, 2011 at 12:36 am

If only these guys had a union of their very own…

BerkeleyBear September 30, 2011 at 12:47 am

Sounds like every cop I've ever known. And I considered some of them friends, once upon a time.

Don't worry, though, they'd be making the same cracks about overtime if it was lame TP types doing the protesting. Donut chasers love them some OT.

BZ1 September 30, 2011 at 12:50 am

The real Emma Peel would puke at these comments, if there was a real one …

J Rbt. Oppenheiner September 30, 2011 at 7:39 am

She's real to me.

Gorillionaire September 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm

She and Steed would judo whip every one of those psycho cops, and do it unarmed.

user-of-owls September 30, 2011 at 12:50 am

Can't we have a last call on "Giuliani Time" already??

AlterNewt September 30, 2011 at 1:03 am

Ah. Playin' the hits.

PocketsTheClown September 30, 2011 at 1:08 am

Proximity to Ground Zero Pressure Effect: may cause fog of war on police too close to the appearance of money, as well as ex-mayor presidential candidates to keep repeating "nine eleven".

HempDogbane September 30, 2011 at 12:59 am

Can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. They'll always be assholes. And there's always more where those came from.

NorthStarSpanx September 30, 2011 at 9:48 am

Why are we fighting for public safety again?

Bonzos_Bed_Time September 30, 2011 at 1:07 am

You know who else liked bragging about the unarmed civilians they roughed up???

PocketsTheClown September 30, 2011 at 1:15 am

Did someone say, "Hola, Fidel?"

Jukesgrrl September 30, 2011 at 1:19 am

Richard J. Daley.
http://www.jofreeman.com/photos/convention68.html
Good times, good times.

SayItWithWookies September 30, 2011 at 4:08 am

"The police are not here to create disorder — the police are here to preserve disorder."
One of the most inadvertently insightful statements of the twentieth century.

Jukesgrrl October 1, 2011 at 6:07 pm

I've been on the receiving end of that philosophy more than once.

BarackMyWorld September 30, 2011 at 1:22 am

Stormtroopers on Tatooine?

Generation[redacted] September 30, 2011 at 1:34 am

Gamera!

NPRadiotherapy® September 30, 2011 at 2:02 am

Allan Pinkerton?

AlterNewt September 30, 2011 at 8:38 am

The Duke of Alva?

tcaalaw September 30, 2011 at 9:16 am

The Duke of Earl?

comrad_darkness September 30, 2011 at 10:46 am

The Earl of Sandwich?

AlterNewt September 30, 2011 at 12:20 pm

mmmmmm….sandwich…

BaldarTFlagass September 30, 2011 at 8:39 am

Italo Balbo and His Blackshirts?

HarryButtle September 30, 2011 at 1:59 pm

The US Department of Defense?

horsedreamer_1 September 30, 2011 at 9:03 pm

The Raj?

MilwaukeeKent September 30, 2011 at 1:09 am

Some comments by these otherwise-neanderthals seem to indicate a certain…errr…ECONOMIC dis-satisfaction…in common with the –Look! Squirrel!

Not all law enforcement officers are bad — they take turns playing Good Cop / Bad Cop. Seriously though, I was impressed with their behavior and professionalism in Wisconsin. Not impressed with the Bologna coming out of NYC.

El Pinche September 30, 2011 at 1:39 am

That "Tony Bologna" skit on the Dailyshow was hilarious.

Rotundo_ September 30, 2011 at 10:39 am

Yes they were professional and the republican shitweasel representing Walworth county is trying to launch an investigation into the Capitol police chief to find out why there wasn't more beatings and macings happening so the republican lawmakers could feel better. I'm sure that when the chief is replaced with a new fascist (oops, I mean republican) model that the response will be firehoses and teargas and bullets on the square next time. Farmer's Market will be a real rush!

BarackMyWorld September 30, 2011 at 1:31 am

To be fair, people posting on the internet anonymously tend to be assholes anyways. You should see some of the venomous, angry stuff you get whenever kindergarten teachers or nuns get together online. Oh, man…

El Pinche September 30, 2011 at 1:37 am

Sister MaryILove69: "6 year olds are fricken morons!"

Chichikovovich September 30, 2011 at 11:51 am

Superiormothersuperior: "I love it when those kids drop to their knees and start praying".

Generation[redacted] September 30, 2011 at 1:33 am

Who's the forum moderator, Philip Zimbardo?

MilwaukeeKent September 30, 2011 at 1:34 am

Cheney.

Generation[redacted] September 30, 2011 at 1:36 am

Undisclosed location = mom's basement. Got it.

tcaalaw September 30, 2011 at 9:17 am

I regret that I have only one upfist that I can give to this post!

James Michael Curley September 30, 2011 at 10:00 am

Can you imagine high school recess with Zimbardo and Milgram in the same class?

El Pinche September 30, 2011 at 1:34 am

NYPD acting like assholes?? Nooooo? Really? Next thing you'll tell me is that they have a history of corruption.

gullywompr September 30, 2011 at 1:58 am

Join our webinar this Tuesday with Lt. Tony Boloney – "How to meet hot chicks using pepper spray".

Sorry for the lame post, but it's really hard to be funny about this shit.

tribbzthesquidz September 30, 2011 at 2:00 am

When cops are outlaws, only outlaws will have laws.

comrad_darkness September 30, 2011 at 10:43 am

Jamie Dimon says: well, yeah.

crybabyboehner September 30, 2011 at 3:38 am

Here officer, how about a nice shit sandwich?

BarackMyWorld September 30, 2011 at 4:07 am

Cops complaining about dirty hippies….are you sure this wasn't taken from TiredStereotypes.com? Is there a sub-forum about donuts?

friendlyskies September 30, 2011 at 5:45 am

Goodness, that horrid little person is bragging about his "gas-guzzling SUV," like owning it somehow pisses off the leftists. Grr! When s/he's probably paying thousands of extra dollars per year that could have gone toward a nice vacation, or paying down his mortgage. Way to spite your face, officer.

NorthStarSpanx September 30, 2011 at 9:50 am

Well he's a real American not practicing apologetics about loving the smell of emissions.

widget2011 September 30, 2011 at 6:15 am

Authoritarian asshats, coming to a town, city, village near you soon. It's hilarious that our great society will pay $60,000 to $125,000 a year to put a man (woman) in a steel cage, but will not pay one red penny to educate or employ them to keep them out of that steel cage in the first place.

Only in America!

P.S. Looking at the comments on that degenerate forum, those "cops" are among the brightest, well educated slobs on the planet, I smell a Nobel prize for peace coming.

johnnyzhivago September 30, 2011 at 6:30 am

Not apologizing for anyone, but the kind of cop that posts anything about their work in an online forum has to be part of the bottom 10% of that profession….

comrad_darkness September 30, 2011 at 10:38 am

Let's hope.

Rotundo_ September 30, 2011 at 10:43 am

That would be more generous than I would give-My estimate is more like 1 to 2%.

x111e7thst September 30, 2011 at 7:12 am

The building I work in houses an NYPD division so I know a lot of cops. Many empathize/agree with the goals and intent of the Occupy Wall St protest but don't feel they have much in common with the protesters. Which I find odd but not nearly as assholish as what gets posted on Officer.com.

PsycWench September 30, 2011 at 7:45 am

I'm waiting for the thread that yearns for a recreation of the My Lai massacre. Any minute now.

Limeylizzie September 30, 2011 at 7:46 am

Not to give these particular bastards a free pass, but living in Harlem , which does still have a high crime rate,I have had a lot more contact with the NYPD than I would have thought , of course I am an attractive English woman living in a majority black neighbourhood, but they have always been fantastic to me and they have to deal with a lot of crap including the fact that no-one, other than me, opened their door to them when someone was shot in the head right outside our building. I am sure that there are some utter assholes in the NYPD, but I always think the other side needs to be stated as well.

GunToting[Redacted] September 30, 2011 at 10:15 am

This. There are assholes in all professions, and the police force seems to be a magnet for these idiots. Nevertheless, most LEOs are good people just trying to survive what can be a very dangerous day.

The people posting in the forum above? Fuck them with a broken nightstick.

Nostrildamus September 30, 2011 at 1:03 pm

Funny, I didn't take the troglodyte posters to be NYPD. I assumed they were small town cops in ButtFuck OK.

BaldarTFlagass September 30, 2011 at 7:51 am

Every single person I have ever known that became a cop turned into a bitter cynical pessimistic misogynistic misanthrope, no matter what their pre-cop personalities were like. I think it has something to do with always having to deal with people when they are at their worst; even the guy getting the traffic ticket isn't gonna be a ray of sunshine, let alone the victim of a mugging or a burglary or whatever.

comrad_darkness September 30, 2011 at 10:36 am

That's why I'm always polite and friendly and perhaps why they've never handed over the actual speeding ticket I deserved.

HobbesEvilTwin September 30, 2011 at 7:52 am

Bad cop. No doughnut.

BaldarTFlagass September 30, 2011 at 8:32 am

I never understood why anyone would put that bumper sticker on their car. Talk about waving a red flag.

HobbesEvilTwin September 30, 2011 at 8:45 am

Yes, back when there was this band that used to follow me around the country, many people who really didn't need to attract any attention to themselves would put that sticker on their VW Microbus.

- Of course, these days just posting it on the internet probably has about the same effect in some NSA computer somewhere.

Negropolis September 30, 2011 at 7:59 am

Speaking of police brutality, the Detroit Police Department have been hit with two legitimate lawsuits concerning use of excessive force for just out-and-out and unprovoked decking and chocking the hell out of casino patrons at the MGM Grand in downtown Detroit. One of them was caught on camera. It's all in both of the dailies.

In Detroit, the shit is even in the suburbs. From just a few days ago:

A former Romulus police chief, his wife and five police officers were charged this afternoon with 22 counts including conducting a criminal enterprise and embezzlement stemming from a five-year corruption probe of the department's special investigative unit.

Worthy said the St. Andres and officers used forfeiture funds to pay for things for themselves including $40,000 spent on alcohol, marijuana and prostitutes in one year as well as $75,000 that was used to open a tanning salon owned by Sandra St. Andre.

“The alleged conduct of the former Romulus police chief, his wife and the five detectives in this case defines a culture of corruption and greed at its core,” Worthy said.

And, Romulus isn't some tiny, rural town. It's a city of nearly 25,000 and home to Detroit Metropolitan, the major international airport for the region.

comrad_darkness September 30, 2011 at 10:34 am

Romulus is a pretty sad little old place, as suburbs go, making it tough to apply the word. It's like it went from white trash rural straight to 50 year old commercial dump. The airport is only a hit on property values that makes it difficult to run anything but a parking service.

Not that the good people of Romulus don't deserve an uncorrupt police force, mind you.

Ancient_Hacker September 30, 2011 at 8:07 am

POlice academy wannabes? Needs more funny black guy with the mouth noises.

ApplesauceRobot September 30, 2011 at 8:42 am

$10 says they're all sheriff's deputies.

BlueStateLibel September 30, 2011 at 8:10 am

It'll be even funnier when these cops find out that their pensions and home equity are half of what they thought, or Heaven forbid they get laid off…but it was fun laughing at those protesters, right?

Negropolis September 30, 2011 at 8:27 am

The comments about overtime are just hilarious. I'm sure they realize that that can put a major hole in their budget, and that their asses will be on the line when budget times come around, right? Stupid fucks.

Monsieur_Grumpe September 30, 2011 at 9:03 am

Wait till they get privatized and all their pensions end up as a CEO’s bonus. They'll be calling all those commies brothers, singing kumbaya while holding those unwashed hippie hands.

Terry September 30, 2011 at 8:33 am

Wait until the GOP'ers start screwing with the police unions. Then the cops will have a bit more sympathy for the protesters.

Respitetini September 30, 2011 at 9:32 am

Not these Mensa candidates. Takes a bit of cognitive dissonance to connect those dots. Not much, mind, but more than they can handle.

baconzgood September 30, 2011 at 8:42 am

I've said it before and I'll say it again. "FUCKING PIGS"

DashboardBuddha September 30, 2011 at 9:02 am

You know…none of this is reducing the anxiety I feel about flying to Texas next week. When I get nervous I get snarky(er). I'm going to crack wise to the wrong dude with a badge and a gun and BAM! Watch List.

Zombie_Reagan September 30, 2011 at 9:20 am

I'm endlessly fascinated by the congnitive dissonance displayed on web forums such as officer.com.

These public employees laugh and brag about their exorbant overtime, yet (judging from the comments) vote for the Republican party–a party hell-bent on destroying the public employee sector.

Allmighty_Manos September 30, 2011 at 9:35 am

"To the police I'm sayin f***you punk
Readin my rights and s***, it's all junk
Pullin out a silly club, so you stand
With a fake assed badge and a gun in your hand"

Doktor Zoom September 30, 2011 at 9:39 am

They're comin' down the street
They're comin' right down the middle
Look how they keep the beat
Why they're as blue as the ocean
How the sun shines down
How their feet hardly touch the ground
Jolly Coppers On Parade

Here come the black and whites
Here come the motorcycles
Listen to those engines roar
Now they're doin' tricks for the children
Oh they look so nice
Looks like angels have come down from Paradise
Jolly Coppers On Parade

Oh, mama
That's the life for me
When I'm grown
That's what I'm gonna be

–Randy Newman, 1977

——

There's a hell of a fine video to be made combining Mr. Newman's song and no end of protest footage….

(And there's a special place in hell –or in irony heaven?–for whoever tagged this song as "heartwarming" on LastFM…)

NorthStarSpanx September 30, 2011 at 9:53 am

The reference to water hoses. . .my god.

Do they consider vigilante lynching something that would make their jobs easier?

Dumbedup September 30, 2011 at 9:56 am

Anyone old enough to remember the occupation of Tompkins Square Park and surrounding buildings in the 80's by squatter-anarchist types? I remember a proliferation of graffiti around there like "cop kill cop" and when the cops came for them, they fought back. Lou Reed wrote a song about it. Maybe a little less Joan Baez and a little more Emma Goldman is in order.

CHUDster_Arthur September 30, 2011 at 10:02 am

As predicted by your friendly neighborhood Wonket, access to the thread is now blocked.

prommie September 30, 2011 at 10:05 am

There is no situation on earth that a cop can't make worse.

WordSaladNation September 30, 2011 at 10:12 am

The line between "fact-based documentary" and "HBO Original Series" becomes less and less clear with each passing day.

comrad_darkness September 30, 2011 at 10:30 am

Abner Louima says, wtf made you forget? You all knew this. One time.

V572 Moon! September 30, 2011 at 10:31 am

Looks like our Wonkette overlords have taken a "Boeing Holiday" this Friday.

BaldarTFlagass September 30, 2011 at 10:33 am

Well, it's the last day of the fiscal year. Here where I work, just about everybody brought in food, so I don't guess I'll be having to buy lunch at the cafeteria.

V572 Moon! September 30, 2011 at 10:43 am

Please tell my clients at the [redacted] Corps of Engineers to quit feeding their faces and start processing some task order awards, or I won’t have anything to do but except comment on Wonkette for the next FY. And no one wants that.

BaldarTFlagass September 30, 2011 at 10:46 am

Louisville and Omaha Districts awarded all my TOs, I've even got the signed 1155s, so I will be fucking off full time here today. Like usual, actually.

HistoriCat September 30, 2011 at 12:33 pm

Damn government parasites!

tessiee September 30, 2011 at 10:32 am

"the creaming kids are a hoot"

OK, now *that*'s just plain perverted!

not that Dewey September 30, 2011 at 10:34 am

Where I live, cops can start working the job for up to 2 years without any academy or formal training. When the 2 years is up, they transfer to the Sheriff's department or the Village Marshalls or become Uni rent-a-cops. There are enough unrelated police departments that they can keep this up for the whole of their careers. Imagine an entire police force who, not only do they not know anything about poetry or nuclear physics, they don't even know anything about police work. Then we'll see what kind of damage they can do.

L188188 September 30, 2011 at 10:45 am

Jeez, it was pretty easy to look up one of the names on there, "Det. Steve Cook" and see he's in Kansas City. These morons must not know about security, huh? But he likes it "when she falls to her knees"…. this story pisses me off so much I cannot say anything remotely clever about it (if I ever could).

Limeylizzie September 30, 2011 at 10:52 am

And then there is this person…
http://news.yahoo.com/nj-police-chief-double-park

HistoriCat September 30, 2011 at 12:36 pm

Heh. My uncle made it to Major in the police ranks before retiring. One time a state trooper pulled him over for speeding: "Major [redacted] you of all people should know better."

SaintRond September 30, 2011 at 11:02 am

I never got to hear the delicious crack of a night stick coming down on the heads of even one of those Tea Bagger motherfuckers when they were "protesting" by stalking and screaming racial epitaphs at black government officials. The only moment of pleasure I got out of the whole goddamn show was when some Tea Bagger tried to punch this absolutely dear, saintly and anonymous fellow in Los Angeles and got his finger bit off.

Oh, well… We take our pleasures where we can…

Peace… God bless…

GorzoTheMighty September 30, 2011 at 12:08 pm

Glad to see the spirit of the Waffen SS is in existence. Deathheads forever! The police wore blue, the kids grey.

Lionel[redacted]Esq September 30, 2011 at 12:39 pm

As Mayor Daley so righfully noted: "The police are not here to create disorder. They are here to preserve disorder."

WeHaveIssues September 30, 2011 at 2:28 pm

Where is Anderson Cooper when you need him, he'd "straighten" them out. [wink, wink, curtsy]

SnarkoMarx September 30, 2011 at 2:38 pm

When I was a little kid my Scottish neighbor asked me if I knew what they did with the foreskins after they circumcised babies. He told me they sent them to Ireland, planted them in the ground and they grew into a whole cop.

I thought he was kidding.

ttommyunger September 30, 2011 at 9:14 pm

So, some cops are power-hungry small-dicked assholes….Who knew?

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