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08-18-11, 10:59 AM #1
Rapper "The Game" won't face charges for tweeting Sheriff Dept's phone number in internship ad and causing fans to flood it with hundreds of calls for 3 hoursOn Friday evening, the Twitter feed for the Compton rapper sent out a message appearing to encourage his 580,000 followers to call the posted number for an internship. The tweet gave no indication that the phone number was in fact the official help line for the Sheriff's Department's Compton station. For almost three hours, the station's lines were jammed with hundreds of calls, blocking legitimate requests for help.
Many callers asked deputies for a "music internship." Others just hung up when they heard law enforcement on the line.
Initially sheriff's officials publicly said they would seek criminal charges and present a case to prosecutors. But legal experts doubted that the tweet could be proved to be criminal. They said prosecutors would have to show that the rapper sent the message himself, and intended to jam the station's lines.
08-18-11, 12:40 PM #2
He shut down comms. Should have been charged. But he's a celebrity so we can't mess with him.That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.
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08-18-11, 02:30 PM #3
What a joke.No one has greater love than this, to lay down ones life for ones friends - John 15:13
"The Wicked Flee When No Man Pursueth: But The Righteous Are Bold As A Lion".
We lucky few, we band of brothers. For he who today sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.
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08-18-11, 06:08 PM #4
I wonder if everyone who had an emergency but couldn't get through could sue his ass.
08-18-11, 06:11 PM #5
The SO should tweet his number so we can jam those lines telling how much his music sucks.'Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a
delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'
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08-18-11, 07:26 PM #6"An Unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper
Some people are meant to be the police......Some people are meant to call the police!!!
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08-18-11, 10:21 PM #7
08-19-11, 12:15 AM #8
Who the hell is the game? Triple H?CHIRP! CHIRP!
08-19-11, 12:21 AM #9
08-19-11, 10:34 AM #10SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
"It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
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