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Florida Armed Robbers Shot -- then post bail

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by fyrediver, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. fyrediver

    fyrediver Seattle Active Member

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    So here's a heartwarming story about a man who defended himself and the other customers of an internet cafe against two armed robbers.

    What gets me about this story is that the two perpetrators posted bail and were immediately released! There's all the talk about reducing gun violence and yet armed criminals are released immediately? Why were they allowed to post bail?

    Florida customer shoots suspects during Internet cafe robbery | Fox News
     
  2. Flyingswords

    Flyingswords Texas Active Member

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    Its too bad they were still alive. The old guy did try Ill give him that.
     
  3. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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    "old guy"? keep your biased derisive language to yourself.
     
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  4. Flyingswords

    Flyingswords Texas Active Member

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    whatever. Im entitled to base my replies based off what I read, not what *you* think I should base it from.
     
  5. parallax

    parallax eugene, or-gun Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    :bluelaugh:
    I think what coop44 is trying to say is some of us members( including myself) are sensitive about our age.:bluelaugh:
     
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  6. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    Geezerswithguns looks like an available website!

    They are out on bail because criminals like these serve a useful purpose. They scare the sheep into submission so they'll cry to mommy government for protection and help. Fodder to be repeated 50x on the evening 'news' IF it would have been a COP taking those shots. Since it was a citizen, it won't make even a 2x repeat.
     
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  7. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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    as others are sensitive about race, ethnic origin, gender, etcetera. What's the difference? None
     
  8. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    My best guess on why they were allowed to post bail was so the police department/sheriff's office don't get stuck with the medical bills. I know that we wouldn't send a warrant or parole hold out until we confirmed that the offender was not in the hospital to avoid the medical bills. There are some rare occasions where exceptions were made but not many.
     
  9. B-Towner

    B-Towner Western Washington Member

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    He was being funny.
     
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  10. coop44

    coop44 Tacoma ,WA Well-Known Member

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    I am sure he thinks racial slurs are hilarious too.
     
  11. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    People are far to sensitive about race, religion, age, ect. And I'm an old f**t...and proud of it.:huh:
     
  12. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    While you cannot change your race (unless you're Michael Jackson), we all are getting old, one day at a time.
     
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  13. soberups

    soberups Newberg Well-Known Member

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    They were allowed to post bail because all they got hit with was a. 380.

    Nothing says "bail denied" quite like a. 357 Magnum.
     
  14. biggie24420

    biggie24420 Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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  15. greydog111

    greydog111 peoples repubilik of Oregon Active Member

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    Hey, it says "senior member" below your screen name. Are you an old coot too?
     
  16. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    When I get carded at a bar I ask 'really?' - "I came over on the Mayflower"
     
  17. chemist

    chemist Beaverton OR Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps certain postings should include Closed Captioning for the Humor Impaired.
     
  18. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    It's getting deep in here