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Posted: Feb 12, 2017 - 7:14pm

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NYC police officers tried to weasel their way out of similar incident back in '97 when they sodomized Abner Louima with a broken-off broom handle.  
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Posted: Feb 12, 2017 - 2:06pm

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Unrest in same district where previous violence sparked state of emergency
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Posted: Feb 11, 2017 - 7:13pm

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Yeah. Right. Like a guy who shot himself in the head three times. Right.
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Posted: Feb 11, 2017 - 6:11pm

Investigators Say French Police Who Sodomized Black Man With A Baton Did So By Accident

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Posted: Jan 13, 2017 - 1:34pm

Down to the Wire: Obama’s DOJ Issues Scathing Report on Systemic Abuse Within Chicago Police
The report also denounced what it concluded was a widespread culture of covering up police misconduct, including tampering with video and audio evidence and intimidating witnesses. “A code of silence exists, and officers and community members know it,” the report said. One sergeant told DOJ investigators that, “if someone comes forward as a whistleblower in the department, they are dead on the street.”

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Why Are Detroit Cops Killing So Many Dogs?
 
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Posted: Oct 11, 2016 - 7:29am

In Texas and California, police fail to report use-of-force fatalities from 2005-2015
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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 4:21pm

set um up, knock um down, aye Scott?
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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 4:19pm

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Happens to the best of us. How was I to know, for example, that you can't actually buy a product called "elbow grease" at the local hardware store?

 
What?

Image result for elbow grease
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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 4:19pm

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Happens to the best of us. How was I to know, for example, that you can't actually buy a product called "elbow grease" at the local hardware store?

online-  @ $13

http://popperstogo.com/yahoo_site_admin/assets/images/elbow_grease_original_4_oz.309184657_std.jpg


Assuming you actually have something where you live affectionately known as a local hardware store,  maybe you can get them to stock it.

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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 4:18pm

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Yeah, I call bullshit on that practice. Lots of contractors/utility workers/ambulances/cops/etc. around here leave their vehicles running all day long in 100+ heat. Modern cooling systems in good working order are more than up to the task.

 
In my hometown near Chitcago they left the fire engine running 24/7 in the winter and it caught fire and burned the firehouse down.
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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 4:13pm

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So I'm skeptical, not about the below being a bogus claim (seems so), but about this idea that you can lift the hood of your vehicle to "prevent overheating".

 Around our area it seems to be accepted wisdom among cabbies that you can prevent overheating by "popping" the hood, i.e. releasing the closure latch so that only the secondary "hook" is engaged, with the hood thus being raised an inch or two. I've even seen cabs driving in city traffic with the hood popped part way open like this. The explanation that the hoods of these cars were open to "prevent overheating" seems to be an adoption of this cab driver wisdom.

Maybe it came from the time before coolant systems were properly designed, particularly on US made autos (remember flex fans from J.C. Whitney? They were deep bladed for more airflow at idle, but were supposed to flatten at speed to make them more aerodynamic. Had one on my 68 Buick). Overheating in a properly filled and nonleaking system today would be unheard of, I would think. And I don't know of popping the hood like this would help if it was a Godawful hot day and your radiator/condenser was so clogged with bugs that it had restricted airflow through it. Maybe L8 can chime in on this one.

 
Yeah, I call bullshit on that practice. Lots of contractors/utility workers/ambulances/cops/etc. around here leave their vehicles running all day long in 100+ heat. Modern cooling systems in good working order are more than up to the task.
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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 3:52pm

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Oh, well. Consider me Snopsed

 
Happens to the best of us. How was I to know, for example, that you can't actually buy a product called "elbow grease" at the local hardware store?
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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 3:10pm

 aflanigan wrote:
So I'm skeptical, not about the below being a bogus claim (seems so), but about this idea that you can lift the hood of your vehicle to "prevent overheating".

 Around our area it seems to be accepted wisdom among cabbies that you can prevent overheating by "popping" the hood, i.e. releasing the closure latch so that only the secondary "hook" is engaged, with the hood thus being raised an inch or two. I've even seen cabs driving in city traffic with the hood popped part way open like this. The explanation that the hoods of these cars were open to "prevent overheating" seems to be an adoption of this cab driver wisdom.

Maybe it came from the time before coolant systems were properly designed, particularly on US made autos (remember flex fans from J.C. Whitney? They were deep bladed for more airflow at idle, but were supposed to flatten at speed to make them more aerodynamic. Had one on my 68 Buick). Overheating in a properly filled and nonleaking system today would be unheard of, I would think. And I don't know of popping the hood like this would help if it was a Godawful hot day and your radiator/condenser was so clogged with bugs that it had restricted airflow through it. Maybe L8 can chime in on this one.

 
That's where I was, too. I'd seen some of the police response and it sounded like nonsense, but modern mythology is a powerful thing. I'll buy that they're not doing it to block the cams tho.
 
This from the police made me snicker: "The problems are well known to Chevrolet. May I suggest contacting Chevrolet directly and demanding a remedy and retrofitting of the correction at their expense."

Oh, well. Consider me Snopsed
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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 2:48pm

So I'm skeptical, not about the below being a bogus claim (seems so), but about this idea that you can lift the hood of your vehicle to "prevent overheating".

 Around our area it seems to be accepted wisdom among cabbies that you can prevent overheating by "popping" the hood, i.e. releasing the closure latch so that only the secondary "hook" is engaged, with the hood thus being raised an inch or two. I've even seen cabs driving in city traffic with the hood popped part way open like this. The explanation that the hoods of these cars were open to "prevent overheating" seems to be an adoption of this cab driver wisdom.

Maybe it came from the time before coolant systems were properly designed, particularly on US made autos (remember flex fans from J.C. Whitney? They were deep bladed for more airflow at idle, but were supposed to flatten at speed to make them more aerodynamic. Had one on my 68 Buick). Overheating in a properly filled and nonleaking system today would be unheard of, I would think. And I don't know of popping the hood like this would help if it was a Godawful hot day and your radiator/condenser was so clogged with bugs that it had restricted airflow through it. Maybe L8 can chime in on this one.
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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 2:17pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Are they catching hell for doing that?

 
Hmm,
It appears its not even true according to Snopes
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Posted: Sep 26, 2016 - 12:47pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I worked in a scuzzy liquor store in Oakland and we never got robbed. A guy tried to break in by climbing down a vent but all he accomplished was tearing out the duct work. But I always wondered why some places got held up all the time and we never did. I always made it really clear that guns were not required... all anyone had to do was ask and I'd hand them the whole cash drawer. :shrug: Probably just lucky.

 
When I lived in Petersburg there was one right near a freeway entrance and it got robbed constantly. The thieves would be miles down I95 by the time the cops arrived.
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