23 July 2008

Calling all socialist cry-babies

You know what... you're right... I don't think cops should have used a taser here either...

A man died Tuesday after police used a Taser to subdue him, in what is believed to be the first such case in Winnipeg.

Witnesses told CTV Winnipeg the unidentified man, reportedly in his 20s, had been wielding a knife.
This guy had a knife... they should have played it safe and put a couple of 9 mils center-mass.

You call a play like this... just don't be too surprised when someone "Lawrence Taylors" your dim-witted criminal ass.

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RELATED: Never saw it this coming, huh?
“He would carry a little knife, because you know what?"

"That's what kids do."
Well, Mom... I don't know how to break this to you... but that's not what kids do around here.
I didn't approve of it, but how are you going to stop that? Especially in this rotten city.”
Uh, here's a thought... you could been somehow involved in his life.
She hadn't seen him for two weeks, she said, because he had been staying with his father, who lives in a rooming house and gets his money panhandling on Main Street.

She was told her son had once been to hospital and said he had used crack, but Ms. Shymko doesn't know whether that's true.
If only there were more social workers.

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8 comments:

Dennis said...

a couple of 9 mils

Actually, I think that the Winterpeg cops use the Glock 22 in .40 cal... :P

Neo Conservative said...

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"dennis says... the Glock 22 in .40 cal"

yeeeeeouch... that's gonna leave a mark.

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Anonymous said...

yup, that's real sad. he was probably just about to turn his life around and become a doctor to save baby whales for jesus...

Anonymous said...

Dennis is correct on the .40 calibre.

Very effective on thugs with screwdrivers.

DavidA said...

Considering how often these things kill people, isn't this a perfect example of when to use a taser?

If someone was freaking out at me with a knife I'd feel better knowing he had some brand-spankin' new holes in him.

Neo Conservative said...

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"anon says... Dennis is correct on the .40 calibre."

i remember the first time i compared .45 acp to 9mm... and 40 s&w is 45 cal on steroids.

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Anonymous said...

Already we're hearing how he was such a good kid.

I'll bet his death was caused by head injury when he fell.

It'd only be too ironic if he fell on his own knife.

Neo Conservative said...

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note that 8 canadians are killed every day in traffic accidents in canada.

how about we ban automobiles and really save some (mostly non-violent, mostly non-crack addicted) lives.

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