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How do you feel about police? Anonymous 02/05/2020 (Wed) 20:23:35 No. 4827
I feel ambivalent towards them. On one hand, I understand that having a police force is necessary because there are too many people that want to hurt and steal from other people who can't defend themselves from those kinds of people, so there needs to be someone who stops people from being able to do that. But on the other hand, just simply having a police force opens the door to more authoritative control over the populace. They can act as a local armed force to assert command over people and use brute force to stop people from doing whatever their masters don't want the populace to be doing. You'd hope that this only includes things that are generally agreed to be immoral, such as murder, rape, theft, etc. But when it begins to include things like owning a firearm to protect yourself from those that also possess a firearm, or just simply living out in the woods because you don't want anything to do with society (which everyone should be allowed to do, if they wish; even though I wouldn't personally recommend it): that's when I have a problem with the police and the law in general. You shouldn't be free to hurt others, whether directly (murder or assault) or indirectly (theft or burglary), but personal freedoms should be untouchable by the law. But one thing that has never changed over the evolution of man is that whoever has the pointiest stick (or the biggest guns, with contemporary technologies) is the one who decides what happens. And usually, that is the governing body.
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fuck tha polees
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>>4827 lmao after watching police destroy and abuse, i have zero respect for them. if u still think ur thin blue line means shit then ur a fucking bootlicker >40% domestic violence rate >400,000 untested rape kits >jailing people with substance abuse problems as they go through withdrawal and die of seizures >giving more of a fuck about arresting nonviolent offenders than actual violent scum >actively enabling the abuse of children and vulnerable adults >and more!!! police are the arm of the state, never really standing for right/wrong, only standing for enforcing the "law". oh, and who could forget; >doing a shit job at "protecting" people yet treating folks like criminals when they actually take initiative and protect themselves
As an American with Israeli parents, I'm always going to believe that forcing the US populace to go to boot camp at 18 should solve a lot of these problems. Just boot camp, not getting drafted into the military. Israel doesn't have problems with adults being unable to handle firearms, do basic first aid, or defend themselves. We need some of that.
>>9627 CANARY IN A COALMINE >>4827 I'm fine with police as long as the state they support isn't directly leading the nation to ruin as it is now. Then I am no longer fine with police.
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>>9627 >muh roo000OO0oooo00Ooxanne
>>4827 They are good if you're a woman and bad if you're a man. Taxpayer-paid betas.
>>9642 >11 million for schools >30 million for prisons Is this supposed to be shocking? At least you have a chance to stay out of prison. It may not be all it's cracked up to be, but in theory that distinction still exists. The ballistic ballot has been in line with this - Robert Steinhauser offed 16, while that guy with an SKS from back when BLM was in it's infancy whacked 5 cops .


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