Skip to comments.Atlanta Hawks forward Powell arrested on traffic charges (refused to move his car for an ambulance)
Posted on 03/13/2011 3:15:13 AM PDT by DemforBush
ATLANTA (AP)Atlanta Hawks reserve forward Josh Powell(notes) was arrested before Saturdays game for refusing to move his car for an oncoming ambulance, according to a team official...
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Josh "Thug" Powell, pampered multimillionaire for playing a kid's game.
Ambulance? Maybe this fine, upstanding citizen just thought it was an amberlamps.
Hey, white men can’t jump.
Maybe black men can’t drive.
Does Atlanta even have a team anymore? I thought they moved to Canadia years ago. oh, wait...
I believe that what goes around comes around. Mark my words, this creep will need an ambulance one day and there will be a longer than expected delay.
“Pampered” maybe but “millionaire” unlikely.
He’s a marginal NBA player, and I doubt if he has invested his earnings wisely.
I am probably dating myself, but when I first started driving, people moved out of the way of an ambulance. The thought that someone sick/injured/maybe dying was in their mind. However, in the last decade or so (where I live) I notice that many people REFUSE to pull over even when the ambulance (red lights and siren) are behind them. Perhaps it is just the jerk area where I live... but there are times that I am the only one who pulls over. Sign of the times... a “me” first and “I” can’t be bothered mentality?!
I remember when people would do that for funeral processions.
“I remember when people would do that for funeral processions”
Me, too. I guess we are now “oldsters”, huh? We can remember when people showed compassion/civility to other people even if they didn’t know them.
He was just trying to take a charge. It’s a blocking foul. The ambulance driver is awarded two free throws to see if he can bounce a basketball of this dipstick’s head. Sorry...March Madness.
They still do
in areas where there is still
a shred of civility
Yep ... we are.
I salute our Flag in a parade, and if I’m on post when Retreat sounds; I’ll pull over, get out, and stand Retreat.
Atlanta Journal Constitution article
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