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I love that this guy's name is "Goad."
1 posted on 03/24/2014 5:00:39 PM PDT by workerbee
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To: workerbee
Are the cops trying to slow speeders down

Or

Are they collecting revenue?

If they are trying to slow people down, then Mr. Goad is helping them.

If they feel he is not helping them, then they are nothing more than revenue collectors, trying to fleece the people.

2 posted on 03/24/2014 5:07:39 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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“...and that attempting to get belligerent with a police officer might have some negative effects.”

....and yes the police have to understand that they are sworn to uphold the constitution, even the constitutional rights of “uppity pawnshop owners.” The police are in a hard place, but common sense and politeness to the taxpayers who pay their salary is still part of the job, even if one is a “reserve officer.”

3 posted on 03/24/2014 5:11:58 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: workerbee

Another reason for people not to trust the police and view them as an enemy.


5 posted on 03/24/2014 5:20:17 PM PDT by rllngrk33 (Things will continue getting worse until at least January 2017.)
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To: workerbee

I love that this guy’s name is “Goad.”

They left out the middle letter....”N” in his name!


6 posted on 03/24/2014 5:21:17 PM PDT by tired&retired
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To: workerbee

Actually, Officer, Mr. Gonad does own the police department.


7 posted on 03/24/2014 5:24:12 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: workerbee
Sugrue wrote. "Mr. Goad needs to know that he does not own the police department and that attempting to get belligerent with a police officer might have some negative effects."

With the way cops are nowadays, that sounds like a death threat.

8 posted on 03/24/2014 5:24:24 PM PDT by Karl Spooner
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Every tax payer has a right to discuss with others how tax dollar being spent. If Mr. Goad wants to discuss a speed trap with other taxpayers, he can do so with a sign.


9 posted on 03/24/2014 5:26:20 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: workerbee
That is a pretty piece of kharma!

I'm not certain of the exact number of unmarked police cars in my county, but if even one of them followed me on my daily commute to and from work one day a month, I'm certain they could achieve their departments monthly ticket quota...that supposedly do not exist!

That big grey F250 riding a foot off my bumper at 45mph in a 45mph construction zone, 4 lane road, right hand lane, in the rain at rush hour traffic today...left lane clear...
yeah that aggressive driver needs an expensive wake up call ticket.

10 posted on 03/24/2014 5:45:26 PM PDT by sarasmom (Extortion 17. A large number of Navy SEALs died on that mission. Ask why.)
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The Thin Blue Line will get you if you fail to properly genuflect to their AUTHORITAH!


11 posted on 03/24/2014 6:29:44 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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"I apologize if my actions appeared unprofessional and showed the town in a bad light," Sugrue wrote. "Mr. Goad needs to know that he does not own the police department and that attempting to get belligerent with a police officer might have some negative effects."

There is the problem. The officer should be fired immediately.

12 posted on 03/24/2014 6:35:46 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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