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Rodney King Arrested In Pasadena, Calif.
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Posted on 12/08/2006 6:46:04 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Rodney King Arrested In Pasadena, Calif.

(CBS) LOS ANGELES Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by LAPD officers sparked the 1992 Los Angeles riots, was arrested in Pasadena, Calif.

King, 41, was allegedly involved in a disturbance at a Pasadena clothing store on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Police officers were called to the scene and found two outstanding misdemeanor warrants for King. According to the Pasadena Star-News, King was arrested without incident. He was released after appearing in court on Wednesday morning.

King was born in Sacramento and became a symbol of police brutality when amateur photographer George Holliday videotaped four LAPD officers using batons to beat him after a car chase on March 3, 1991.

On April 29, 1992, a Simi Valley jury acquitted the officers of state charges that alleged excessive use of force, which sparked four days of riots in Los Angeles that left 55 dead, 2,383 injured and cost $1 billion in property damage.

Two of the officers were convicted in 1993 on federal charges of violating King's civil rights and served 30 months in prison.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: ascrewupisascrewup; crime; rodneyking
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To: stylin19a
the cops are pinning this on him now.

Well, it's about time they stopped letting him pull the wool over their eyes.

151 posted on 12/19/2006 9:23:59 AM PST by andy58-in-nh
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To: 70times7
What makes you both think we are all going to just put up with this shirt? You think it's cute tayloring your posts like that? Why, if you two were at arms' length I'd give ya both a couple of socks.

Relax, no need to have a fit.

152 posted on 12/19/2006 9:25:39 AM PST by andy58-in-nh
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To: atomicpossum
"Can't we all just get a 42-long?"

You owe me a new keyboard! Where was your "Do not eat oatmeal while reading this" warning?? :)

153 posted on 12/19/2006 9:28:34 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: ThisLittleLightofMine

Reginald Denny. See post 137 above.


154 posted on 12/19/2006 9:34:12 AM PST by ArmstedFragg
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To: Sub-Driver

Actually King became the poster boy for trumped up charges of police brutality.


155 posted on 12/19/2006 9:35:11 AM PST by F.J. Mitchell (Only liberals and RINOS can escape full speed through cracks that would challenge a cockroach.)
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To: Lx

Senility. The guy forgot to remove the lens cover this time.


156 posted on 12/19/2006 9:37:26 AM PST by F.J. Mitchell (Only liberals and RINOS can escape full speed through cracks that would challenge a cockroach.)
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To: ArmstedFragg

Thanks!


157 posted on 12/19/2006 9:50:20 AM PST by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: andy58-in-nh; Fresh Wind
Well, they did really catch him with his pants down.

Your humor is unseamly. How can you fabric-ate such plaid-itutudes as these?

158 posted on 12/19/2006 9:58:41 AM PST by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: MortMan
IYour humor is unseamly. How can you fabric-ate such plaid-itutudes as these?

Easy: I belong to a fringe group.

159 posted on 12/19/2006 10:05:37 AM PST by andy58-in-nh
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To: andy58-in-nh; null and void
Well, it's about time they stopped letting him pull the wool over their eyes.

That's about the worsted comment on this thread!

160 posted on 12/19/2006 10:08:43 AM PST by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: Sub-Driver
King was...a symbol of police brutality when amateur photographer George Holliday videotaped four LAPD officers using batons to beat him after a car chase on March 3, 1991.

The luckiest day of King's life.

161 posted on 12/19/2006 10:09:34 AM PST by subterfuge (Today, Tolerance =greatest virtue;Hypocrisy=worst character defect; Discrimination =worst atrocity)
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To: Sub-Driver

This loser should be looking out from behind bars or be institutionalized for treatment of "empty brain syndrome".


162 posted on 12/19/2006 10:11:06 AM PST by hgro
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To: speedy
Weave only just begun.

lol!

163 posted on 12/19/2006 10:11:22 AM PST by pax_et_bonum (I will always love you, Flyer.)
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To: MortMan

Darn right.


164 posted on 12/19/2006 10:12:14 AM PST by andy58-in-nh
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To: andy58-in-nh
I belong to a fringe group.

A regular hem-lock society, I gather! I'm pleating with you, sew you might see your words for what they are-guile!

165 posted on 12/19/2006 10:12:24 AM PST by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Oh... Put a sock in it! ;-P


166 posted on 12/19/2006 10:13:08 AM PST by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yes Alex, I'll take "Blame it on the Man," for $500 please.


167 posted on 12/19/2006 10:14:30 AM PST by Ieatfrijoles (110%)
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To: MortMan

Y'all are bad, and need to be pun-ished.


168 posted on 12/19/2006 10:14:48 AM PST by Fierce Allegiance (SAY NO TO RUDY!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Have no fear...Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton en route...demanding immediate dismissal of charges...and that Mr. King be awarded another 100k for his trouble as Mr. King is a victim of society.


169 posted on 12/19/2006 10:17:17 AM PST by KenmcG414
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To: Tokra

Maybe he's hoping to sock it to them.


170 posted on 12/19/2006 10:17:43 AM PST by Maigrey (This space reserved for Dianna.)
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To: MortMan

I've tried, but I can't button my lip or keep it zipped for long. Chino what I mean?


171 posted on 12/19/2006 10:18:44 AM PST by andy58-in-nh
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To: Fierce Allegiance

I am my own pun-ishment. It's my knit-ch!


172 posted on 12/19/2006 10:18:59 AM PST by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Don't get khaki with me!


173 posted on 12/19/2006 10:19:50 AM PST by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: Doc Savage

Gas chamber for this punk????

LOL!!

Tis the season to lighten up a bit it would seem but if that's what you believe then disregard my humble opinion:}

But can we get you onto the 9th circus Court of Appeals to clean up San Quentin's Row out here? LOL!!!


174 posted on 12/19/2006 10:25:42 AM PST by scatterometer
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To: MortMan
We now return to Rodney King of Queens...


175 posted on 12/19/2006 10:35:52 AM PST by doctor noe
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To: MortMan
Don't get khaki with me!

Per-suede me not to.

176 posted on 12/19/2006 10:36:34 AM PST by andy58-in-nh
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To: MortMan
We now return to Rodney King of Queens...

Link to youtube

177 posted on 12/19/2006 10:44:36 AM PST by doctor noe
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To: doctor noe

Meanwhile, back in D.C., Marion Barry is claiming he was targeted and set up for yet another arrest.


178 posted on 12/19/2006 10:45:22 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: andy58-in-nh
Per-suede me not to.

It would be a pleather! Patently absurd!

179 posted on 12/19/2006 10:48:10 AM PST by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: MortMan
It would be a pleather! Patently absurd!

Perhaps we've taken this too fur.

180 posted on 12/19/2006 10:59:25 AM PST by andy58-in-nh
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To: Sub-Driver

The videotaped beating was deliberately edited so as to show police in a bad light, and for the purpose of stirring up racial hatreds. The media WANT people to hate each other based on race.


181 posted on 12/19/2006 11:00:25 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Mainstream Media: Last gasp of a failed attempt to turn the USA into a socialist paradise.)
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To: andy58-in-nh
Perhaps we've taken this too fur.

I could cotton to that idea. Wool you agree to stop, too?

182 posted on 12/19/2006 11:00:46 AM PST by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: MortMan

I wouldn't be at all satin-ed.


183 posted on 12/19/2006 11:25:42 AM PST by andy58-in-nh
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To: pax_et_bonum

Oh no, I didn't realize this whole topic had come back from the dead! Guess we all like a good yarn.


184 posted on 12/19/2006 11:27:31 AM PST by speedy
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To: andy58-in-nh
Relax, no need to have a fit.

I took full measure of the situation before I knit together my reply. I assure you I don't fray easily. But these off the cuff statements that are threadbare on humor need to be buttoned up. In other words, zip it. I feel pressed and I'm getting steamed, ok?

185 posted on 12/19/2006 11:36:54 AM PST by 70times7 (Sense... some don't make any, some don't have any - or so the former would appear to the latter.)
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To: 70times7; andy58-in-nh

I'm glad you took the time to stitch together a patterned response, FRiend.


186 posted on 12/19/2006 11:39:42 AM PST by MortMan (I was going to be indecisive, but I changed my mind.)
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To: andy58-in-nh; MortMan

I've been pressing back through your exchanges. Punny stuff. Seams that while working I've been missing out on your off the cuff remarks; I should have clicked the link. Ahh well, I can spare a few moments; iron my pay here at work.


187 posted on 12/19/2006 11:49:02 AM PST by 70times7 (Sense... some don't make any, some don't have any - or so the former would appear to the latter.)
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To: atomicpossum

No more calls please, we have a winner!


188 posted on 12/19/2006 12:08:29 PM PST by TC Rider (The United States Constitution 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: MEGoody
I thought Rodney King was dead..

**********

He's brain dead.

189 posted on 12/19/2006 12:14:57 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

Yeah, but he went out in a blazer glory.


190 posted on 12/19/2006 1:25:21 PM PST by Fresh Wind (All we are sa-a-a-ying, is give Beast a chance.)
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To: Tokra; andy58-in-nh; NCC-1701; MeanWestTexan; Maigrey

Sheesh. Get some new material, you guys!

So, who got the collar, anyway?


191 posted on 12/19/2006 1:30:05 PM PST by Larry Lucido
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To: Sub-Driver

There is a long list of "People Who......If They'd Never Been Born, the World Would Be MUCH Better Off"; this scumbag is on that list.


192 posted on 12/19/2006 3:18:26 PM PST by RightOnline
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To: Sub-Driver

mark


193 posted on 12/23/2006 8:33:20 PM PST by Steve1789 (Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. -A.L.)
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