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Un-REAL: NC Mayor Cancels Memorial for Fallen Cop, Attends Funeral of Thug Who Killed Him
Rightwing News ^ | 4/10/14 | Duane Lester

Posted on 04/10/2014 9:11:15 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

I smell a recall election: One-thousand “brothers in blue” came to pay their respects this afternoon to Officer Alexander Thalmann, 22, killed in the line of duty in New Bern, N.C., last week.

Thalmann’s partner, Officer Justin Wester, 23, is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg from the shootout that left convicted felon, Bryan Stallings, 35, dead.

The incident happened March 28, in the housing projects known as Craven Terrace. The town’s grief was made even more painful by the local administration’s handling of events following the young officer’s death.

For unknown reasons, newly elected, Mayor Dana Outlaw chose to attend Thursday’s funeral of the career criminal.

Adding insult to injury, last night’s planned memorial for local citizens to say “goodbye” to Alexander Thalmann was cancelled by the mayor’s office.

It was alleged that two of the city’s aldermen had invited relatives of the killer to attend the vigil. Rather than rescind the invitation, the city chose to cancel the event.

Officer Thalmann’s death seems to have had a greater impact on the mourning residents of New Bern than the mayor.

Did you notice what’s missing? Did you see it?

What is Mayor Outlaw’s party affiliation?

You guessed it. Democrat.


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KEYWORDS: copkillers; danaoutlaw; newbern; outlawdanaoutlaw
Dana OUTLAW is that what they call him? And a dem to boot. You just can't make this stuff up.
1 posted on 04/10/2014 9:11:16 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

Dear friends, a name like Outlaw plays well in da' hood. It just seems well... inappropriate to show up to salute a stinkin' pig! Anyway, there are far too many of them running around in North Carolina. And as we all know too well - da' hood will always have Outlaw as their champion.

2 posted on 04/10/2014 9:17:06 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Impala64ssa

That’s pretty bad optics even for a Democrat. Afraid of being called a racist?


3 posted on 04/10/2014 9:20:07 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Impala64ssa

From a related story:

” ‘I was there to start the healing process. I know it’s hard for a lot of folks and I know it’s going to be hard,’ Mayor Outlaw said. ‘I know many people are not going to be able to forgive. I have to, as a leader of the city, offer out that forgiveness. If I don’t start it, who is going to?’ “

Well, gee, as long as he knows it’s hard!

What a moron. And a pompous one, to boot. Who the HE-double toothpicks does he think he is? You’re the one responsible for starting the healing process? Don’t do us any favors, chump.


4 posted on 04/10/2014 9:20:40 PM PDT by DemforBush (The scourge of mariachis and polka bands everywhere.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Well, a DimocRAT mayor chooses to honor a black felon who killed one (white) cop and wounded another before the felon was killed.

I guess the DimocRAT was just honoring his base. The New Bern cops must not be union.

You can’t make this stuff up.


5 posted on 04/10/2014 9:23:06 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: DemforBush

Only in the South could folks with a name like that become mayor.

One thing is for sure: he ain’t no Boss Hogg.


6 posted on 04/10/2014 9:24:46 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Impala64ssa

In a world paved with *ssholes, this guy’s an avenue all by himself.


7 posted on 04/10/2014 9:25:43 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Impala64ssa

New Bern is a trashy town.


8 posted on 04/10/2014 9:26:06 PM PDT by Rob the Ugly Dude
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To: House Atreides

No you can’t.

Just don’t call him wacist even if dat honky deserved some chillun’


9 posted on 04/10/2014 9:26:12 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Rob the Ugly Dude

New Bern ain’t in the moonshine business.


10 posted on 04/10/2014 9:27:19 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

Only idiots from California smear the whole South over a name.


11 posted on 04/10/2014 9:28:32 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Impala64ssa

I just found this. This murdering thug sounds like a great guy if you read the newspaper article. In the comments below, one of the replies mentions the murdering thug as a child molester.

http://www.newbernsj.com/news/cops-courts-and-calamity/family-friends-remember-dead-man-1.298080


12 posted on 04/10/2014 9:29:12 PM PDT by boycott
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To: AlmaKing

Where else is there a mayor named Outlaw? When I saw it, I thought it was too good to be true.


13 posted on 04/10/2014 9:30:31 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Impala64ssa

Horrible.


14 posted on 04/10/2014 9:33:14 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Impala64ssa

it should be a crime to be a Democrat


15 posted on 04/10/2014 9:40:52 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

It should be a crime to have a name like Outlaw.


16 posted on 04/10/2014 9:42:58 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Rob the Ugly Dude

20 years ago it was still a decent town. Times change.


17 posted on 04/10/2014 9:45:34 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: Impala64ssa

I know a cop on the New Bern P.D. I can’t wait to ask her about this. About 12 years ago New Bern got rid of it’s K 9s. Too expensive.


18 posted on 04/10/2014 9:48:28 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: goldstategop
It IS a crime--against humanity. But Dems never follow the law, doncha know?

They just reach into their bag of emotional mush and pull out whatever feels good.

The major questions they ask themselves is "How will it look?"and "What is my gain.?"

vaudine

19 posted on 04/10/2014 9:54:19 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: Impala64ssa
Any doubt as to why the mayor thought "healing" was needed:


20 posted on 04/10/2014 10:00:52 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: boycott
He was good to his mother and his girlfriend.
21 posted on 04/10/2014 10:03:02 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: catnipman

Thanks. It’s as we knew.


22 posted on 04/10/2014 10:04:37 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Want to keep your doctor? Remove your Democrat Senator.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Disgusting. I pray God visits this scumbag “Mayor”. Rest In Peace Officer Thallman.


23 posted on 04/10/2014 10:04:48 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: catnipman

Is that t b e mayor of the perp?


24 posted on 04/10/2014 10:05:35 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Impala64ssa

A white mayor goes to the funeral of a black thug who murders a white police officer by shooting him in the face instead to the victims funeral?

How “liberal” is that?

Guilt tripping, racist, white “liberals” have no limits to their idiocy.


25 posted on 04/10/2014 10:06:21 PM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: DemforBush

Healing of what?


26 posted on 04/10/2014 10:07:37 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Dana E. Outlaw

Mayor

dana@danaoutlaw.com

27 posted on 04/10/2014 10:08:47 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Impala64ssa

I read this 3 times and I still don’t know if this is a joke. Wait, let me read this again...


28 posted on 04/10/2014 10:11:22 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Impala64ssa

During Tuesday’s first Board of Aldermen meeting since the death of Officer Thalmann, three people spoke out against the mayor and the city’s handling of the events.

“Going as far as to say you are a Christian- because you went to a cop killer’s funeral, [which] is a huge disgrace to every man slash woman of the blue,” said New Bern resident Eric Whitehurst.

“You owe an apology to everyone. But I’m also aware, you’re not going to get it,” said Laura Heckman, of New Bern.

“There is a void in leadership right now, and the city can do better than this,” said resident Steve Long. “I will echo that quote, Mr. Mayor. Resign.”

http://www.newbernsj.com/news/local/outlaw-defends-handling-of-shooting-aftermath-1.302069


29 posted on 04/10/2014 10:11:24 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Eagles6
He was good to his mother and his girlfriend

No doubt he was a good rapper too.

30 posted on 04/10/2014 10:14:58 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: Impala64ssa

Posting from fallen Officer’s Mother

Stacey Thalmann · Works at NC Prison RN, life IS stranger than fiction

I am Alex Thalmann’s Mother. My son was adopted and of Latino Heritage. I raised him to not listen to other peoples opinions of people and to get to know them as individuals. Alex did not believe in racial profiling. He believed in the law.

People who are up to something exhibit physical signs, body language if you will. When Alex talked to this guy, he chose to run. People who are not up to no good don’t run. I was also told Stallings stated to his cousin saying he would never go back to prison.

For the last 4 years I have worked as an RN at Craven Correctional in Vanceboro. I treated all the inmates with kindness thinking I may be the first nice person they had ever met. They would tell me stories of their lives and how they were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Sometimes I would run their rap sheets only to discover they had been in the wrong place at the wrong time 20 or more times which is why they are in Prison.

To say my son was a racist (racial profiling) is completely unacceptable. Everyone who knew Alex, and I mean both genders, all races, all religions found him to be a compassionate and giving human being.

As for myself, I worked for 4 years with Stallings Aunt who raised him and also works at the Prison. She is still the same woman I had come to like and know. She is not responsible for an adult man who chose the life he did.

As for the politicians they are always going to go after the vote.

My Alex died too young and violently. I chose his friends, family and fellow Police Officers to honor him rather than those who knew nothing of him. Alex earned the respect of his fellow Officers and he deserved nothing less.

My heart is broken and I would never wish losing a child on anyone.

If you feel your politicians are broken in New Bern you have the right and the obligation to vote them out.

Sincerely,
Stacey Thalmann, Washington, NC

http://www.newbernsj.com/news/local/several-citizens-chastise-city-leaders-call-for-mayor-to-resign-1.303142


31 posted on 04/10/2014 10:22:35 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Pond scum alert


32 posted on 04/10/2014 10:24:37 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Impala64ssa

more local info http://www.newbernsj.com/news/local/outlaw-defends-handling-of-shooting-aftermath-1.302069


33 posted on 04/10/2014 10:25:13 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Please... make this ‘Front Page News’


34 posted on 04/10/2014 10:29:47 PM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Mark17

Turning his life around. Good to all all his baby mommas and chillun ‘cept child support and actual fatherhood.


35 posted on 04/10/2014 10:43:09 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Eagles6
He was good to his mother and his girlfriend.

And he was turning his life around.

36 posted on 04/11/2014 4:02:48 AM PDT by Salvey
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To: Java4Jay

Thanks for the link to the local coverage. From the linked article it’s clear that this despicable mayor is a typical liberal and, even more despicable, he’s trying to paint himself as a victim. Extract from the article:

“I’m sorry that people tend to see it in a different way,” he said. “When death occurs, it is not a good time to try to make a mountain out of a molehill.... Outlaw said when he became mayor he realized he would become the “pin cushion for the city” and he was willing to accept that.

“The cyberbullying isn’t solving anything,” he said. “But if that is the only way some people have of releasing their anger, then that’s the way it will have to be.


37 posted on 04/11/2014 4:43:11 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Rusty0604

Hope Rush talks about this today.


38 posted on 04/11/2014 5:01:25 AM PDT by Lockbar (What Would Vlad The Impaler Do?)
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To: Impala64ssa

I guess Mayor Outlaw profession is outlaw.


39 posted on 04/11/2014 5:39:20 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Impala64ssa

I vote recall election. I’m low on ammo right now.


40 posted on 04/11/2014 5:54:10 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: Impala64ssa
From a related article:

Bryan Stallings, also known as William Ellison, Bryan Augustus Stallings, X Flute and Flute Stallings, had an extensive criminal history dating back nearly 18 years, according to North Carolina and Osceola County, Fla., records.
Stallings’ criminal career appears to begin in 1996 in Craven County, where he was convicted of felony drug possession, misdemeanor larceny and resisting an officer.
Stallings was a registered sex offender under the name William Ellison, for crimes committed in Osceola in 2000, where he was charged with lewd, lascivious exhibition by person older than 17, lewd act upon a child, public indecent exposure and battery for a June 5, 2000, offense, according to Osceola court records. Stallings was also charged with felony possession of cocaine and resisting an officer without violence on that date.
He served almost six years of a 10-year sentence in prison for the crimes.
On Sept. 10, 2000, he was charged in Osceola County with two counts felony possession with the intent to sell, possession of cocaine, tampering with physical evidence, resisting an officer and possession of drug paraphernalia.
In January 2001 he was charged with four felony counts of smuggling contraband in to a detention facility, and a charge of possession of cannabis. Five months later he was charged with felony battery by a detainee in a detention facility.
On Sept. 11, 2009, Stallings, was found incompetent to stand trial for failing to register as a sex offender and sent to a state hospital in Florida. On Feb. 12, 2010, he was found competent to stand trial and charged with two felony counts of failing to register as a sex offender. Specific details were not immediately available.
Two days after being released, he was charged with false imprisonment, battery of a firefighter, resisting an officer with violence and resisting an officer without violence in February 2008, and he was subsequently sentenced to 10 years imprisonment. He was released Dec. 1, 2012.
Sounds like he was a sweet kid just trying to turn his life around.
41 posted on 04/11/2014 6:00:38 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: Impala64ssa

I suspect if the cop killer had a different background, there would be cheers for Mayor Outlaw, not jeers.


42 posted on 04/11/2014 6:40:46 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Scoutmaster

Damn, even Stevie Wonder blindfolded could see this POS was nothing but trouble.


43 posted on 04/11/2014 8:25:49 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

What?

If he was white?


44 posted on 04/11/2014 8:33:09 AM PDT by wardaddy (the real battle is what do we replace America as we knew it with....and will we fight..literally)
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To: BenLurkin

I think he must of meant that magical, David Dinkins kind of city-healing.

Y’know, the kind that mean absolutely nothing, accomplish absolutely nothing (positive, anyway), and are uttered by incompetent fools who never should have been elected to office in the first place.


45 posted on 04/11/2014 8:44:05 PM PDT by DemforBush (The scourge of mariachis and polka bands everywhere.)
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