When you insist on being called a “hero” you probably aren’t. More proof of this axiom comes in the form of a video – another one – of Atlanta armed government workers (what they really are) using electric shock therapy on a young woman who didn’t immediately obey orders to get out of the car, now!
Even as she was trying to do just that.
Her boyfriend was also electroshocked – and had his arm broken by AGWs. It is unclear what “crime” the two college students had committed.
The heavily armed and “trained” (to resort to extreme violence first) AGWs – six of them, all told – were fired and two were even charged. These two – Mark Gardner and Ivory Streeter – are now suing the city to get their jobs back.
Which is like Ted Bundy insisting he has a right to work at the woman’s crisis center.
Except that Ted was put in prison while it’s very difficult to put AGWs such as the ones in this video there. They enjoy the unique privilege of not being held accountable for abusing people – this is the doctrine of “qualified immunity” – as well as unique authority (power, really) to do pretty much as they like.
This includes abusing the law – a sickeningly ironic thing given these are the supposed custodians (old Greek/Roman meaning) of the law.
If anyone ought to be expected to respect the law it ought to be those with the power to enforce it. Which implies the obligation to not apply force when the law doesn’t justify it.
And yet, they do. Often.
They also make up laws and enforce those, too.
YouTube is littered with videos of armed government workers demanding ID from people who have no legal obligation to produce it – as for example people taking video from public areas of things which are in the public view. It is a perfectly legal activity – and AGWs have to know it is – yet AGWs routinely hustle up to such citizens, block their path and demand – over and over and over – that the person produce ID.
When the person – the victim – asks the AGW what crime he’s committed, the answer is often “suspicious activity.” Which AGWs also know isn’t a crime. It is an intimidation tactic. The victim will ask whether he’s being detained or free to go. Often the AGW will not answer this question, which AGWs are obliged to do by the law.
In other words, they blatantly break the law – a serious one – and practically laugh in our faces as they do so.
These same AGWs who violate the law on video are almost never charged much less convicted of anything… but can and will Hut! Hut! Hut! us for the slightest violation of law, such not wearing a seatbelt or walking across a street that’s perfectly clear but the idiot light that says you must wait until it says ok.
They drive as fast as they like; they pull guns on people practically any time they like; they often can’t shoot straight when they fire their guns, hitting people who weren’t even in their sights – or people who were but didn’t deserve to be executed in the street.
They kick down the wrong doors – getting the right address being apparently too much to expect. If they “meant well,” it’s ok. No charges for them.
They tear up people’s homes, rough people up – and just walk way from the mess.
Murder our pets, invade our space and take away our peace of mind whenever one of them is anywhere in the vicinity – for all the reasons adduced above.
They’re not looking to “serve and protect.” They’re their to harass and collect.
Kill, too. Usually in a not-fair fight.
Is it any wonder people are tired of AGWs – and sick of hearing these sadistic poltroons referred to by themselves and their toadies as “heroes”?
A real hero would have stepped up – and stepped in. Perhaps one of the six AGWs who witnessed what was going on in the Atlanta incident.
It will take the kind of hero worthy of the title to risk his life for the sake of another – by standing up to AGWs who do what you see in this and so many other videos of AGWs “just doing their job.”
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