Riding the Train Into the Void

 

After finishing a shift in Central Precinct, I was riding home on light rail with another police officer. We were not in uniform. There was a young man who was shouting expletives, and an elderly woman asked him to stop shouting and using foul language.

He closed the distance with the woman and started screaming at her. My fellow officer and I grabbed him, and we made him stand next to us at the door of the train and told him not to say another word. When the train reached the next station and the door opened, we told him this is your stop.

He said it wasn’t his stop. We said it is tonight and pushed him onto the platform.

There are many trains on the tracks that are heading into the void. There is a void where Soros prosecutors are refusing to prosecute criminals. The death of Jordan Neeley on a subway train provides a lot of shouting about his death.

Some voices are more important than other voices. Some are extolling his success as a talented Michael Jackson imitator. You dare not mention that he had 40 prior arrests. You must never say that his behavior was threatening to his fellow passengers. You must never mention other assaults that have taken place in the subway system. Politicians never mention them, so you must do the same. There is a price to pay for ignoring the mentally ill, and ignoring criminal behavior.

The Soros prosecutors are engineers driving the train into a law enforcement void. Eventually, it will stop at the vigilantism platform.

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  1. Raxxalan Member
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    This is the end of civilization.  TPTB have decided that it benefits them to have a war between racial groups in America.  We have seen how that plays out in places like the former Yugoslavia.  It will be much more violent and much more chaotic here.  I like to pretend that Soros and democratic politicians don’t understand the titanic forces they are trying to unleash.  In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

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  2. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    This is the end of civilization. TPTB have decided that it benefits them to have a war between racial groups in America. We have seen how that plays out in places like the former Yugoslavia. It will be much more violent and much more chaotic here. I like to pretend that Soros and democratic politicians don’t understand the titanic forces they are trying to unleash. In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

    I expect to be in an sectarian civil war within 5 years.

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  3. Raxxalan Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    This is the end of civilization. TPTB have decided that it benefits them to have a war between racial groups in America. We have seen how that plays out in places like the former Yugoslavia. It will be much more violent and much more chaotic here. I like to pretend that Soros and democratic politicians don’t understand the titanic forces they are trying to unleash. In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

    I expect to be in an sectarian civil war within 5 years.

    I can’t like this comment obviously but I agree.  Unless we radically alter course and I am not even sure what that would look like or how it could be done.

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  4. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Very well said, Doug. Tragic and alarming. I don’t know how we get sanity back, when all the world seems to have gone mad.

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  5. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot) Member
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    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

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  6. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Ah Jerry. I am sure you would have no problem with someone screaming into your grandmother’s face.

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  7. BDB Inactive
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    Doug Watt: The Soros prosecutors are engineers driving the train into a law enforcement void. Eventually it will stop at the vigilantism platform.

    As in any good story, we will be forced to choose between only unacceptable alternatives.  We must weigh unacceptabilities, and will be set back most grievously not by the villains, who remove good alternatives from our reach, but by on-side antagonists.  They will force us to fight them first, insisting that the obsolete but comfortable way of doing things will carry the day.  It will not.

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  8. MWD B612 "Dawg" Member
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    Raxxalan (View Comment):
    In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

    If they did they’d know they’re going to be up against the wall.

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  9. Raxxalan Member
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    MWD B612 "Dawg" (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):
    In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

    If they did they’d know they’re going to be up against the wall.

    They are likely to be up against the wall anyway.  I think they are under the illusion they’ll be able to channel the forces they unleash.  They won’t in the end the fire and madness will consume them as well.  

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  10. No Caesar Thatcher
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    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    This is the end of civilization. TPTB have decided that it benefits them to have a war between racial groups in America. We have seen how that plays out in places like the former Yugoslavia. It will be much more violent and much more chaotic here. I like to pretend that Soros and democratic politicians don’t understand the titanic forces they are trying to unleash. In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

    I expect to be in an sectarian civil war within 5 years.

    I can’t like this comment obviously but I agree. Unless we radically alter course and I am not even sure what that would look like or how it could be done.

    It’s not 1855.  At best (worst?) it’s 1830.  

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  11. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    No Caesar (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    This is the end of civilization. TPTB have decided that it benefits them to have a war between racial groups in America. We have seen how that plays out in places like the former Yugoslavia. It will be much more violent and much more chaotic here. I like to pretend that Soros and democratic politicians don’t understand the titanic forces they are trying to unleash. In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

    I expect to be in an sectarian civil war within 5 years.

    I can’t like this comment obviously but I agree. Unless we radically alter course and I am not even sure what that would look like or how it could be done.

    It’s not 1855. At best (worst?) it’s 1830.

    I’d love to be wrong.

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  12. GPentelie Coolidge
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    From the OP: “Eventually it will stop at the vigilantism platform.”

    Yes, I’m afraid so.

    Which will serve as yet another reminder that …

    Fundamentally, police isn’t really there to protect the vast majority of us from the depredations of the tiny minority among us who are criminals, but to protect the latter from the much, much more (in comparison to arrest, prosecution, and prison) fearsome righteous wrath of the former.

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  13. Doug Watt Member
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Purchasing a ticket on public transportation, a sporting event, entering a private or public building does not entitle a person to intimidate, or harass other individuals around them. He picked the wrong train that night to act like an idiot.

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  14. Raxxalan Member
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    No Caesar (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    This is the end of civilization. TPTB have decided that it benefits them to have a war between racial groups in America. We have seen how that plays out in places like the former Yugoslavia. It will be much more violent and much more chaotic here. I like to pretend that Soros and democratic politicians don’t understand the titanic forces they are trying to unleash. In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

    I expect to be in an sectarian civil war within 5 years.

    I can’t like this comment obviously but I agree. Unless we radically alter course and I am not even sure what that would look like or how it could be done.

    It’s not 1855. At best (worst?) it’s 1830.

    Unfortunately it is worse it is going to be the Yugoslavian civil wars.  No defined lines no defined armies just rampant score settling in urban environments a country side that is mobilized against the cities and mass acts of genocidal violence and ethnic/ racial cleansing.  There maybe some broader regional conflicts as well, but essentially it is cities which can’t feed, clothe, or supply themselves with power tearing themselves apart while simultaneously trying to subjugate their neighbors to force them to supply the essentials necessary to maintain life.  

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  15. Ed G. Member
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    The modern left is filled with Year Zero Pol Pots along with armies of useful idiots and psychopaths unconcerned with killing the undesriables (or anyone they can get away with killing, really). Vigilantism in response is the least of our worries. We should be more worried that not enough vigilantes will emerge and that the ones that do will fail to counter the death cult nihilists sufficiently, let alone defeat them altogether.

    Leadership, organization, and action are needed right now. However, we can’t even get people to wake up to what is happening let alone actually doing something about it. By that I mean political action, God grant nothing else becomes required.

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  16. BDB Inactive
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Put your prosecution hat on and see what you think.

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  17. Ed G. Member
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    Am I being hyperbolic? Exaggerating? Hyperventilating? I hope so, but I don’t think I am.

    Climate science is “settled” but human biology isn’t?

    Not all lives matter and it’s not ok to be white, but we must celebrate and enable any other identities currently in favor?

    Reason and law are tools of oppression so can be discarded or weaponized at will?

    Religion is oppressive and backward, but morality (if even referred to or thought of) based on impulses and individual will is progressive?

    This is where we are. I don’t think I’m exaggerating, being hyperbolic, or hyperventilating. I want to do something to change the world, but I don’t know what to do. I think I’m far from alone in this. We need clear organization and leadership to take collective action. Yeah, I know, yuck – collective action, but being free to enjoy individualism is only for closers. Second place is a machete set. Third place is we’re dead.

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  18. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    No Caesar (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    This is the end of civilization. TPTB have decided that it benefits them to have a war between racial groups in America. We have seen how that plays out in places like the former Yugoslavia. It will be much more violent and much more chaotic here. I like to pretend that Soros and democratic politicians don’t understand the titanic forces they are trying to unleash. In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

    I expect to be in an sectarian civil war within 5 years.

    I can’t like this comment obviously but I agree. Unless we radically alter course and I am not even sure what that would look like or how it could be done.

    It’s not 1855. At best (worst?) it’s 1830.

    Unfortunately it is worse it is going to be the Yugoslavian civil wars. No defined lines no defined armies just rampant score settling in urban environments a country side that is mobilized against the cities and mass acts of genocidal violence and ethnic/ racial cleansing. There maybe some broader regional conflicts as well, but essentially it is cities which can’t feed, clothe, or supply themselves with power tearing themselves apart while simultaneously trying to subjugate their neighbors to force them to supply the essentials necessary to maintain life.

    The Democrats will resort to slavery. It is why they exist.

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  19. Doug Watt Member
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    At the most basic level you have a right to your own life. You also have the right to your own home, or at least to come home to a dwelling that has not been ransacked in your absence. That your car will be where you left it…etc.

    There is an agreement between the government and the individual that you will not engage in blood feuds and violence against individuals that that commit crimes against you. In return the government will prosecute these individuals that commit crimes against you.

    This probably dates back to early English common law. After all, if the serfs are busy killing each other over thefts and assaults the crops cannot be harvested among other chores that cannot be done.

    Soros prosecutors are breaking that promise of intervening against criminals. Vigilantism leads to chaos, Soros prosecutors are giving us a preview of chaos. It will become far more chaotic if they don’t start keeping the old promise of acting on behalf of crime victims.

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  20. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    At the most basic level you have a right to your own life. You also have the right to your own home, or at least to come home to a dwelling that has not been ransacked in your absence. That your car will be where you left it…etc.

    There is an agreement between the government and the individual that you will not engage in blood feuds and violence against individuals that that commit crimes against you. In return the government will prosecute these individuals that commit crimes against you.

    This probably dates back to early English common law. After all, if the serfs are busy killing each other over thefts and assaults the crops cannot be harvested among other chores that cannot be done.

    Soros prosecutors are breaking that promise of intervening against criminals. Vigilantism leads to chaos, Soros prosecutors are giving us a preview of chaos. It will become far more chaotic if they don’t start keeping the old promise of acting on behalf of crime victims.

    This is spot on.

    Once it starts, it spreads to old scores. The one group who gets along with everyone is the one group being cast as bad guys. It cannot last. Note that BLM in LA was hindered by Hispanic gangs. 

     

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  21. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot) Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Ah Jerry. I am sure you would have no problem with someone screaming into your grandmother’s face.

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Purchasing a ticket on public transportation, a sporting event, entering a private or public building does not entitle a person to intimidate, or harass other individuals around them. He picked the wrong train that night to act like an idiot.

    BDB (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Put your prosecution hat on and see what you think.

    Guys, I actually support what Doug did, based on his description, which I trust.

    My comment was directed against the free speech absolutists.  I tried to make that clear by including the word “supposed” in what I wrote.

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  22. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Ah Jerry. I am sure you would have no problem with someone screaming into your grandmother’s face.

    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Purchasing a ticket on public transportation, a sporting event, entering a private or public building does not entitle a person to intimidate, or harass other individuals around them. He picked the wrong train that night to act like an idiot.

    BDB (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Put your prosecution hat on and see what you think.

    Guys, I actually support what Doug did, based on his description, which I trust.

    My comment was directed against the free speech absolutists. I tried to make that clear by including the word “supposed” in what I wrote.

    Hard to tell, Jerry, because you routinely drop into threads to be a contrarian.

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  23. BDB Inactive
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Guys, I actually support what Doug did, based on his description, which I trust.

    My comment was directed against the free speech absolutists.  I tried to make that clear by including the word “supposed” in what I wrote.

    Glad to hear it.  Given your take on liberty, speech, and a global war to defend them, it’s fair to wonder where the clown nose was.

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  24. BDB Inactive
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Put your prosecution hat on and see what you think.

    Guys, I actually support what Doug did, based on his description, which I trust.

    My comment was directed against the free speech absolutists.  I tried to make that clear by including the word “supposed” in what I wrote.

    More specifically, I was hoping to elicit your take on what crimes or infractions may actually have been committed.  Depending upon what was shouted and the locale, it could be as much as assault, which has traditionally not been covered as free speech.

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  25. CarolJoy, Not So Easy To Kill Coolidge
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    No Caesar (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Raxxalan (View Comment):

    This is the end of civilization. TPTB have decided that it benefits them to have a war between racial groups in America. We have seen how that plays out in places like the former Yugoslavia. It will be much more violent and much more chaotic here. I like to pretend that Soros and democratic politicians don’t understand the titanic forces they are trying to unleash. In my heart of hearts I suspect they know all too well what they are doing.

    I expect to be in an sectarian civil war within 5 years.

    I can’t like this comment obviously but I agree. Unless we radically alter course and I am not even sure what that would look like or how it could be done.

    It’s not 1855. At best (worst?) it’s 1830.

    It is 1830 for Americans who don’t send their kids to public schools.

    It is 1830 for individuals who have not been targeted by any local Antia mad men and women.

    It is not 1830 but 1860,  for any family  hoping to see legit court activity occur after their 20 something beauty of a daughter is gunned down by a drunken social misfit who found a gun on a day he was thinking how cool it would be to shoot seals on a crowded tourist pier in San Francisco.

    The police did their job and apprehended the man. Although not charged with cold blooded murder, his initial charge was illegal possession of a fire arm, and negligent homicide.

    Then the lib press turned this miscreant into a male version of Mother Teresa. Being of the wrong skin color, he was being held in detention while any white person would have been left alone. (Or so the libs’ story went.) Plus it is, of course,  full blown racism to hold any impoverished Latino responsible for any of their actions.

    This sob story played out so well that thousands of people donated to the man’s defense fund. The defendant Zarate soon had the best paid defense attorneys that the court system in Calif had seen since OJ.

    And that is how Kate Stenle’s family lost the chance to see the man who killed their daughter receive anything approaching justice.

    After his acquittal, Zarate basically walked  out a free man, having served some months in jail prior to the case being heard.

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  26. BDB Inactive
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    It’s 1861 in Ft. Sumter, and we desperately await aid and replenishment from a ship rumored to have been sent by the government.  Supplies are low.  I must conserve ink.

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  27. E. Kent Golding Moderator
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Ah Jerry. I am sure you would have no problem with someone screaming into your grandmother’s face.

    Only if it was in Russian.   Otherwise it would be a problem.

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  28. aardo vozz Member
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    BDB (View Comment):

    It’s 1861 in Ft. Sumter, and we desperately await aid and replenishment from a ship rumored to have been sent by the government. Supplies are low. I must conserve ink.

    We should be so lucky. 

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  29. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Yes, he was. 

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  30. J Ro Member
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    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Was he doing anything other than exercising his supposed First Amendment right to freedom of speech?

    Purchasing a ticket on public transportation, a sporting event, entering a private or public building does not entitle a person to intimidate, or harass other individuals around them. He picked the wrong train that night to act like an idiot.

    I wonder what the actual regulations are about playing loud music on the trains. One is unlikely to experience that, say, in Tokyo. I doubt the official rule is “try to enjoy it, or bring some ear plugs.”

    Whatever. This guy was physically violent, had been arrested numerous times, and intervention was needed. If no rules are being enforced, it’s up to us to somehow deal with the unpleasant reality in which we are living.

    (Edit) Perhaps the authorities could offer Jiu-jitsu lessons to riders of public transport if they intend not to provide adequate security. I’m told that if the loser of a Jiu-jitsu match fails to tap out when he can’t breathe or his bones are about to break, he simply passes out and [REDACTED] his pants. It would not surprise me to hear that was what the Marine hero in this case was expecting. If the deceased was drugged up like Saint George, who was already saying “I can’t breathe” while sitting in the driver’s seat when the now imprisoned police approached his car, that may have a good deal to do with his demise.

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