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    Ukraine police defect to opposition

    About 40 police officers defected to Ukraine's opposition and marched into the heart of the protest encampment in the Kiev on Friday, the day after violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces killed dozens."We wear this uniform, and in this uniform I made a vow to be a servant of the Ukrainian people," said Col. Vasyl Krykovskiy, the head of police in the district of Lviv. "I just have to be here and protect these people."
    Dozens of Ukrainian Police Defect, Vow to Protect Protesters - NBC News
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    I was watching some videos from some of the protests. After seeing police there being mobbed, knocked down, hit in the head with rocks while on the ground then dragged off unconscious, grenade thrown into a group of them I thought to myself "I can sort of understand why there were so many protesters killed." Then I saw another video where for 10 minutes straight unarmed protesters were being shot as they tried huddling behind trees. They continued to be shot (easily 15-20 shot in the video I saw) while they tried to carry dead and dying people off the streets. I don't blame the defectors at all. Tough situation.
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    What happens when the police realize they are protecting criminals and the corrupt who drape themselves with the legitimacy of the government? And then given orders to murder cowering innocents who dare question the legitimacy of the government?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    What happens when the police realize they are protecting criminals and the corrupt who drape themselves with the legitimacy of the government? And then given orders to murder cowering innocents who dare question the legitimacy of the government?

    Look in the mirror and answer the question. We may be heading in that direction if the Rule of Law is continually being ignored by "certain parties."

    Eric Holder was supposed to have told a group of visiting State Attorney Generals to look the other way when defending "certain laws" in State Courts, (the same was he does on the Fed side.)

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    Oh I'm very well aware how close we are getting to my second sentence.

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    Those who have not yet decided will have to make the decision quickly and decisively before they become victims.
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    Shit is getting real in CT. There are plenty of people running the edge and calling for violence. The state police are apparently just waiting for clarification on how to proceed with the felony.
    https://m.facebook.com/StandWithCT/p...pe=1&source=46

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    How would you proceed with making 100,000 felony arrests for a bullshit crime when the odds say as many as 3-5% of them will fight back to the death?

    Serving a search and arrest warrant on a subject known to be armed with a rifle is a SWAT call anywhere I have ever seen a threat evaluation.

    Which of the 3-5000 will it be?
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    Getting a bit off topic now from Ukraine. The new gun laws in CT is a worthy topic of debate for a new thread, but I would suggest it go on the verified side.
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    Don't worry , Putin will restore order to the Ukraine while we warn of dire consequences.
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