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Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by pitrow, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. pitrow

    pitrow Cornelius/Newberg New Member

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  2. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    Wow, I sure hope that's not what really happend. If it's even half right I hope she wins the 70mil.
     
  3. xm193

    xm193 seatac Active Member

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    whatever the deal is Southampton is screwed
     
  4. MA Duce

    MA Duce Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yes, and my question is: What about criminal charges for false arrest. false imprisonment and a host of other official misconduct charges???
     
  5. bassman2

    bassman2 SW WA Active Member

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    As they should be!
     
  6. Colt Carbine

    Colt Carbine Oregon Gears-N-Guns

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    We can thank the Bush Administration and those in Congress who voted for the Patriot Act for this :bsflag:
     
  7. buick455

    buick455 se portland Member

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    I'm not sure that there is ANY justification for this in the patriot act

    I'm not sure that we the tax payers need to be sued for the atrocity but i'd have no problem with those goons being locked up for this gross misconduct. I will say that she should get some cash out of this
     
  8. CEF1959

    CEF1959 Willamette Valley, Oregon New Member

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    Yup. +1
     
  9. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    The city's Attorney or what ever his title is,has been have some deaths and other problems in his own life,so he didn't counter her in the allotted time.
    She is about 3/4 of the way to having a huge settlement.
    And deservedly so.

    BTW,what happened to being able to take pictures of anything visible from public right-of-ways?
     
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    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Should keep in mind that this is her side of it as presented by the law firm Murtha & Murtha.$$$
     
  11. svxr8dr

    svxr8dr Vancouver, WA OathKeeper #004404

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    On my last visit to Manahttan, my co worker and I were warned by our driver not to be seen by local law enforcement taking pictures of anything "sensitive". He specifically mentioned bridges and tunnels, such as the Brooklyn Bridge. This was in 2009, so unfortunately I find this apalling, but not surprising. Neither political party seems to want to end the Patriot Act, which is redonkulous
     
  12. nubus

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    I heard about the picture taking thing before.
    Being a photographer for 20+ years it kinda pissed me off in general.
    Besides, there are stock photos and details about construction for all major works.
    You could get a lot more info on the Brooklyn bridge off the internet than from taking a few pictures.
    When we sacrifice liberty for lack of common sense the terrorists have won.
     
  13. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    I remember the Summer after 9/11 when the Rose Festival fleet was in town I was down by the Burnside Bridge and saw a guy that was videotaping some of the ships including a Coast Guard Cutter. A cop walked over to the guy and directed his attention to the gunner on the Cutter who had trained a dual .50 on him.
     
  14. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    When I worked for the WA DOT we had several middle easterners working for us, one of them was one of the "Portland Seven" that were arrested for terrorism. Another one of the middle easterners got permission to work on Saturdays and after hours. As part of the IT team I gat a call from Olympia about all the data that was being transmitted out over the Internet. They wanted to know what was going on, which we didn't know anything about. Wouldn't it be nice if you were planning on terrorist attacks to have ALL the construction plans to SR-205 and I-5 in digital form?

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  15. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

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    most photographers have heard of this. The TSA issued a warning awhile back.
    Now, if we want to take pictures at or near an airport we have to be more sneaky, which makes us look more suspicious... even though all we're doing is getting the photograph.

    TSA warns you to report photographers » We Love DC

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  16. Chee-to

    Chee-to Oregon Well-Known Member

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    DiscoFam Springfield Member

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    Wow. I would really love to see how this all pans out. If the story is how she described it then there is some extreme negligence on the part of the police. Hopefully everyone that was involved gets whats coming to them.
     
  18. Artilleryman

    Artilleryman Originally from the central midwest but have reloc Active Member

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    na, it'd be better to thank the obama administration who's campaign frequently attacked Bush over the Patriot Act, and then chose to continue it upon assuming office.
     
  19. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

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    Personally, I blame abnormal human paranoia.

    The patriot act, like this arrest, is just a symptom.
     
  20. Doubletap

    Doubletap Newberg Well-Known Member

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    Though I know I'll catch grief for this..I'll lay everything I've got..that absolutely nothing will be done to the cops involved....