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Clark Whelton
Stop-and-Frisk and American Freedom « Back to Story

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Furtive movements:

• Covering up monumental scandals in six cabinet departments, e.g., Justice, IRS, Education, EPA, Energy, Defense, and in the White House staff as well.
• Reflexive prejudicial intervention in crimes involving blacks, i.e., Concord MA, Trayvon.
• Proclaiming, "We will never go to war against Islam," and then betraying all national enemies of militant Islam, i.e., our former allies, i.e., the free world.
• Refusal to negotiate national budget with Congress.
• Extra-Constitutional slam-dunking ObamaCare.

Out of bullets. Time to re-load. Need large capacity magazine for this one. (Libs: My apologies! I meant the black dots above, and the CJ magazine.)
The Judge lives in an ivory tower, totally disconnected with reality, and this decision is the result. Furtive movements? You are right - a cop develops an instinct about such things, even absent specific training any cop with experience would recognize that such behavior means there is a something to hide.

The fact that the community has not risen up to demand stop and frisk is an indication that the Democratic leaders in the community are more comfortable with high crime than the current conditions in the community. After all, low crime means more commerce, more commerce means more prosperity, prosperity means less anti-poverty money to siphon.

What a combination - rabble rousers, and a judge who comes into the case more than willing to believe the nonsense said about stop and frisk. It almost makes you wonder why the Mayor's office and NYPD doesn't simply give up.
Clark, I don't agree that the Leftwing harridan Scheindlin has good street smarts. She makes a lot of money and lives in a gilded cocoon, so she can preen and pose and feign concern for the "huddled masses."

If she Does have good street smarts, then she knows every word of her voluminous "judgement" is arrant nonsense, and she's even more vicious than I thought. Vicious enough to throw all of the rest of us to the wolves, as long as she gets to preen and pose as the savior of the huddled masses (who will, of course, be robbed/beaten/killed in even greater numbers if she prevails).
The Scripture talks about revealing body language and posture in Proverbs, the sixth chapter: 12 A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth. 13 He winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers; 14 Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord. 15 Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; suddenly shall he be broken without remedy. 16 These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: 17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, 18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, 19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

David Christian
Regrettably, with Judge Scheindlin's ruling, acquiring the ability to detect and decipher “furtive movements” may soon become a necessary and life-preserving survival skill once again. (Just ask anyone old enough to have lived in - and lived through - NYC before Rudy Giuliani took back the streets.) A decision based on a few bad ‘rogue’ stop & frisk cases is a mistake that many NY’ers may ultimately come to rue – even those who are opposed to the policy.

BTW, profiling isn’t racist; it’s a situational awareness and self preservation technique that is eons old. Smart people keenly attuned to their surroundings survive and procreate. People lacking those instinctive and acquired skills often don’t.