8.22.2005

Taser Her When She's Down: Pittsburgh, My Home Town

From Michael Moore's website an astonishing little video. Makes me weep.

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8/25/05 - Followup articles in the comments section and HERE.

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8 comments:

  1. Shocking.

    I too hail from Pgh.

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  2. I think they're getting frightened. Really frightened. That makes it dangerous.

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  3. I don't think the fat policeman is frightened, he's just a fucking sadist on a powertrip. She was no threat, obviously, he did it because he could. Who shot this footage? What was his badge number and name?

    I was peppersprayed in the eyes at a Bush protest in Portland a few years ago. This was after being beaten in the arm repeatedly with a billy-club. It's a wonder they didn't taser me, being the 240#, 6'2" angry white male that I was.

    The tasering in this video is abusive, uneeded and should result in punitive action by the PPD. Any follow-up?

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  4. ha - we both linked to the same video yesterday.

    its so disturbing, everyone should pass it around.

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  5. interesting how we always see extreme bad parts of videos

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  6. shit ... that sucked ... reminds me of bukowski "I don't hate cops, I just seem to feel better when they're not around"

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