credit where credit's due

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by speelyei, Feb 11, 2010.

  1. speelyei

    speelyei
    Willamette Valley
    Active Member

    Messages:
    498
    Likes Received:
    29
    WilksPyle610.jpg

    vermin.
     
  2. Dyjital

    Dyjital
    Albany, Ore
    Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    5,924
    Likes Received:
    8,657
    What do I not know?
     
  3. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2
    Hillsboro, OR
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,789
    Likes Received:
    602
    These are the A**hats that shot up the Cape Meares lighthouse.
     
  4. theflyguy

    theflyguy
    Beaverton, Oregon
    Member

    Messages:
    294
    Likes Received:
    32
    Too bad someone couldn't put a little air into them...

    Punishment should fit the crime....how ever you committed the crime that will be the same punishment inflicted (eye for an eye). Just think if they had raped someone....punishment fit the crime.
     
  5. parsons_12b

    parsons_12b
    LaPine Oregon
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,107
    Likes Received:
    94
    Shouldn't that be Gomer Pyle
     
  6. Mutoman

    Mutoman
    North Bend
    Active Member

    Messages:
    741
    Likes Received:
    137
    Yeah! We should go shoot up their lighthouse! :bluelaugh:
     
  7. speelyei

    speelyei
    Willamette Valley
    Active Member

    Messages:
    498
    Likes Received:
    29
    what's interesting is how uniformly disgusted everyone seems to be with their behavior. Even Michael Vick had a few people who tried to plead his case or play devil's advocate... no one is vouching for these guys.
     
  8. Will

    Will
    Everett
    Active Member

    Messages:
    372
    Likes Received:
    54
    Stupid is as Stupid does.
    I feel sorry for there families
    Imagine one of these clowns being a limb in your family tree!
     
  9. soberups

    soberups
    Newberg
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,366
    Likes Received:
    1,453
    In my mind, they will be vermin once they either plead guilty or have had a fair trial and been convicted of the crime.

    Until then, we might consider witholding judgement and remembering that under our system of law and order they are still innocent until proven guilty.

    Show me a guilty verdict, and as far as I am concerned you can lock 'em up and throw away the key. Cold showers, lousy food, hard labor, the works. Go ahead and make 'em suffer...but give them a fair trial first.
     
  10. Iansstud

    Iansstud
    SW WA / PDX
    Member

    Messages:
    569
    Likes Received:
    7

    :bluelaugh::laugh::funnypoint::rofl1::rofl1::rofl1::rofl1::rofl1::bluelaugh::laugh::laugh:
     
  11. soberups

    soberups
    Newberg
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,366
    Likes Received:
    1,453
    I'm not seeing the humor.

    Do you mean that we should not be entitled to a presumption of innocence? Would a simple lynch mob be the better choice?

    I am well aware of the fact that our legal system is far from perfect; but it doesnt change the fact that no one should be declared guilty until they have had their day in court.
     
  12. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn
    In Utero (Portland)
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    6,836
    Likes Received:
    1,186
    I think he is alluding to the fact that NWFA isn't a court of law so judgment here is not an issue.
     
  13. isher

    isher
    Clallam County
    Member

    Messages:
    152
    Likes Received:
    10
    Trism -

    +1

    ....a jury of their peers......

    gangsta law of whatever persuasion

    just plain doesn't work for me.


    isher
     
  14. CounterOfBeans

    CounterOfBeans
    northwest
    Active Member

    Messages:
    287
    Likes Received:
    118
    Good on ya Soberups,
    +1
    Whether NWFA is a court or not is moot. There are thousands of our military who are now, and who have historically sacrificed much or all, for the principle and purpose of defending the letter and spirit of what the Constitution is to our country, to include presumed innocence.

    To wantonly laugh at presumed innocence, simply because the media has pushed our buttons and convinced us of how cut and dry the case is, is to give effect to the media's contribution in eroding the fabric of what makes this country what it is supposed to be.

    It's a given that reports of any variety of heinous crimes can spark off our emotions. I get pretty razzed myself with the kind of crap that goes on, but allowing the media's reporting of events to effect our emotions to the point where we thumb a general nose at things like presumed innocence, is to give the media a role to play in cultivating a fashionable contempt for the very systems that are intended to protect us, the very systems that our soldiers raise their right hands to fight and die for.

    Presumed innocence, is central to due process, whether it's emotionally convenient or not. Please don't let the media trick us into throwing the baby out with the bath water.
     

Share This Page