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Death Sentence for Looking Out Window?

From Jim Bovard:

Police were continually screaming “don’t look out the window!” during their sweep in Watertown last week. This photo shows what happens to folks who disobeyed that order.

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Just because no one was

Just because no one was actually shot, does not make the threat unreal. If a thug is pointing a gun at you through your window you would be a fool not to duck. Therefore, there was a real fear that by simply exercising the right of standing in the window of your home and ignoring the direct threat of those pointing weapons at you in your home would produce that result. I do not think the homeowner must die to prove the existence of a police state/martial law climate and violations of the bill of rights by the thugs....

The jury I am on in this case convicts the government every time in this case and twice on Sunday. I want to see lawsuits now!!! And I want them "f"ing expedited and publicly broadcast on "our" airwaves on every channel.

Our delays in direct confrontation of this weaken us.

“Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian.” ― Henry Ford.

ecorob's picture

No, its NOT disingenuous!

Its one trigger pull, one 7 lbs. of psi, one bump in the road, from being the truth.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Gilligan's picture

some cardboard cutouts in your windows

could really keep that bastard busy.

Google is government.

Gilligan's picture

Kudos to the brave photographer.

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Google is government.

true

Our DP family should find out who took this shot and celebrate the act of bravery

any ideas?

O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

looked around a bit... sent some emails

But perhaps in today's Police State Light its not the best idea to ID this individual, but the act itself is remarkable

To have the presence of mind and the bravery to place their own life on the line to capture this threat of deadly force against their own life - well its remarkable, and its what we're all about at the DP

May we all be so cool, calm and collected - AND SO BRAVE - when our turn comes

O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

Jefferson's picture

When

I see photos like this and videos of people being marched out of their homes Baghdad style, I reflect back to all the fascinating pictures Michael has posted in his "Postcards from the Revolution" series.

It's just ironic that a city and state so famous for standing up and fighting tyranny, is now basically disarmed, neutered, applauding their brief captivity, and then chanting "USA USA USA" at the end..

All the while the narrative seems to keep changing. I just read about an AP report stating that the guy in the boat was NOT armed. How does someone supposedly shoot themselves in the throat without a gun?

OFFICIALS: SUSPECT UNARMED WHEN ARRESTED IN BOAT
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/officials-suspect-unarmed-whe...

Whoa!

Creepy.

allegory - ˈalɪg(ə)ri/ - noun - 1. a story, poem, or picture which can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.

I still don't know why people

I still don't know why people continue to buy these old, overpriced houses with crumbling foundations and infrastructure. When the economic collapse hits, these big cities are going to be death traps.

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

Wood

People love wood and living in a wood home, with copper pipes, and while some foundations are crumbling, they can be restored, big market right now in reproductions from farm sinks to wallovering. Many of these places do not have homeowner associations to battle.

People prefer homes that were built with great materials and sound construction, they just don't make them like they used to (lead and abestos aside).

I can see the desire for a

I can see the desire for a older home with 'good bones'...but too many are paying big bucks to live in war zones. It isn't just the house infrastructure falling apart...these old cities are in massive need of major repairs on sewer lines, water lines, roads, bridges, etc. These things have been neglected...not good for a country with massive debt...a country that only exports debt and death.

We're speeding towards 3rd world status. I don't see people having any $$ to spend on bathroom and kitchen makeovers very soon.

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

These types of houses are the rage in Austin

They fix them up and all the rich yuppies move into them.

Michael Nystrom's picture

Yeah, it is a matter of supply & demand

Those are $400,000 houses in Watertown. Over half a million for the same dumpy house in Cambridge.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

And 200k or less down south.

With more neighborhood charm to boot.

Every do-it-yourself remodel

Every do-it-yourself remodel probably takes a few years off the homeowners life as they breathe in all the lead and asbestos.

Even worse is the crap out near Oakland. People paying almost 500K to live in the ghetto. Makes no sense.

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

Michael Nystrom's picture

C'mon man - its the American dream!

Get your little house, little white picket fence. Even if it is in the ghetto. The ghetto is up and coming. Housing is the way to go. Before you know it, that crappy $500K house will be worth twice as much, and you'll be in on the ground level! After all, they ain't making any more land!

/ end sarcasm

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.