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Salute an officer today
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When the foundations of law and order break down, we are left with anarchy. Police officers, Chicago police officers in particular, have one of the toughest jobs in the world. I wish we lived in a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by curt(is) locke Jul 12.

Look, over there, it's a bike, it's a car, no its....
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I like the general idea, except when it comes time to park the damn thing.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Guzzardo Jun 18.

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I get my music from jars, vacuum sealed for freshness. Canned…Continue

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Frank strikes again!
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I think it's important to embrace your inner Frank Zappa.…Continue

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curt(is) locke replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"The farmer and the cowman should be friends."
Jul 12
curt(is) locke replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"Yes, I can see that grounds maintenance workers die at similar rates as police officers and yet where are the cries for saluting the lawn mower man?"
Jul 12
V W replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"Thanks Maurice. I think it's convenient for many people to equivocate and say well there's a few bad apples in every profession, but the reality is there's systemic and cultural issues and a certain mindset/paradigm specific to…"
Jul 12
Maurice replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"The Van Dyke as a 0.1% bad apple theory doesn't fly.  What about the other officers on the scene who lied in the police reports to protect him?  What about Jon Burge and his "midnight crew"?  What about the…"
Jul 11
Alex replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"For many of us, the foundations of law and order are pretty broken at the moment - change can only come through difficulty and struggle. Cops have a difficult and sometimes dangerous job, but many other jobs are significantly more dangerous,…"
Jul 11
V W replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"I'm glad they have that sentiment but in my experience most police will only confide these things in private. In public I hear a lot more "rah rah police can do no wrong", including from my police officer friends on Facebook. Which…"
Jul 11
Mike Zumwalt replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"It's a tragedy that they were targeted by a lunatic in Dallas or that someone so brazen would shoot them in a car point blank in NYC but the few apples ruin the bunch is the game and unless they can police themselves it will continue. You…"
Jul 11
Joe Guzzardo replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
Jul 10
pelotom replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
Jul 10
Joe Guzzardo replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"I spoke to an officer once about body cams. He told me that the younger officers are ok with it but older officers are more reluctant to embrace the technology. He said the same thing is true about computers in their squad cars. The day is rapidly…"
Jul 10
Yasmeen replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"Understandable. It must be hard for the good cops when they see the improvements that are needed but lack supervisors to implement. "
Jul 10
Anne Alt replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"I hear from some good cops that they'd welcome more transparency and bad apples being held accountable. That includes bad supervisors who are enablers of problems."
Jul 10
Anne Alt replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"+1  It's not just cops. Sometimes firefighters and paramedics get shot at. "
Jul 10
Anne Alt replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"It IS a tough job, regardless of neighborhood. Some areas are tougher than others. Fearmongering doesn't make it any easier."
Jul 10
V W replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"I'm glad we agree the status quo is unacceptable, now if only we can get the majority of police to accept that. I'm not calling for crucifixion, I think the staunch "police can do no wrong" supporters mischaracterize the aims of…"
Jul 10
Ken Gray replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Salute an officer today
"I think that perhaps we are forgetting NO ONE, not cops, not citizens deserves to be gunned down, especially gunned down because they wear a uniform."
Jul 10

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At 12:59am on January 23, 2016, pelotom said…
Hey Joe, keep having a good year! You always post interesting stuff with a touch of humor that's hard to come by here on the CL. You take care and see you down the road !
At 10:30pm on January 28, 2014, Sol said…

Hey Joe, thanks for the coffee offer. I'm happy to pay for my own coffee, but let me know what times and days are good for you and we can work it out.

At 11:15am on December 31, 2013, dan brown said…

Hey - I usually tip at least 20% !  thanks for the idea, I will give it some consideration, sounds very familiar btw

At 8:44pm on October 5, 2013, dietrich77 said…
Classic!
 
 
 

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