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Forum: Police Blotter 10 September 2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,411
Posted By Avril
Fear-Based Training for Police Officers is...

Fear-Based Training for Police Officers is Challenged (http://www.startribune.com/fear-based-training-for-police-officers-is-challenged)
Forum: Police Blotter 10 September 2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,411
Posted By Avril
How Police Training Contributes to Avoidable...

How Police Training Contributes to Avoidable Deaths (https://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2014/12/police-gun-shooting-training-ferguson/383681/)
Forum: Police Blotter 10 September 2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,411
Posted By Avril
I never said "vast majority." I said "much of."...

I never said "vast majority." I said "much of." Is your definition of "much" "the vast majority of"? That's not a typical definition.

If you read the article itself (copyright prevents me from...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 September 2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,411
Posted By Avril
I quoted the part where he and his company...

I quoted the part where he and his company provide the training to do these things in multiple cities across America, which backs up the claim I did make, rather than the one I was imagined to make,...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 September 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,411
Posted By Avril
And one of the Supreme Court justices agrees with...

And one of the Supreme Court justices agrees with this interpretation of things as they stand now. From Sonia Sotomayor's dissent (https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/17pdf/17-467_bqm1.pdf#page=9)...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 September 2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,411
Posted By Avril
Here is some documentation for you via the New...

Here is some documentation for you via the New York Times.

Training Officers to Shoot First and He Will Answer Questions Later...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 September 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,411
Posted By Avril
Who's being uncharitable in reading a person now,...

Who's being uncharitable in reading a person now, ASL?

My initial statement was not unqualified. Enjoy beating your strawman.
Forum: Police Blotter 09 September 2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,411
Posted By Avril
It's not absurd when nearly every time we have a...

It's not absurd when nearly every time we have a police shooting of an unarmed person we have the powers that be saying that procedures and training were followed. Or when we have officers being...
Forum: Police Blotter 08 September 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,411
Posted By Avril
That is precisely what they're trained to...

That is precisely what they're trained to do--aside from the part about ever asking questions--at least in much of the United States.
Forum: Business Bytes 10 August 2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Avril
For what it's worth, I also hated the infamous...

For what it's worth, I also hated the infamous SNL bit, too. So far beyond stupid. This is, in my opinion, slightly better than that piece of drivel, but still not good.

Millennials are not the...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 26 July 2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,561
Posted By Avril
I'm sorry to hear about this all happening, Dawn!...

I'm sorry to hear about this all happening, Dawn! I have no idea what Xeralto is or how much it would cost but I'm glad you're trying to take care of yourself.
Forum: Amusement Bark 21 June 2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,226
Posted By Avril
Garfield wasn't meant to be funny, but in 1989,...

Garfield wasn't meant to be funny, but in 1989, he got very dark (http://comicsalliance.com/ask-chris-218-the-scariest-comic-of-all-time-is-a-garfield-story-from-1989/).
Forum: SLC 23 May 2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,392
Posted By Avril
I'm not on here often but I want to say that A) I...

I'm not on here often but I want to say that A) I support you and B) although I have no degree in psychology, I too believe what is important when you feel you've made a mistake is to correct it and...
Forum: Rantidote 09 May 2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 25,099
Posted By Avril
I fear he might actually be reelected. I didn't...

I fear he might actually be reelected. I didn't think so until recently, and I can't fathom why his approval rating is going UP, but here we are.
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 11 April 2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,526
Posted By Avril
Chef It's possible, but there will be a learning...

It's possible, but there will be a learning curve, and before I was vegan I was convinced a lot of vegan diets were impossible. (I couldn't fathom how my celiac friend was vegan because I relied so...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 30 March 2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,904
Posted By Avril
Welcome to the boards, atimnie! (You appear to...

Welcome to the boards, atimnie! (You appear to have joined four years ago. Have you been lurking that long?)
Forum: Amusement Bark 23 March 2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,114
Posted By Avril
I definitely watched Alf, which someone mentioned...

I definitely watched Alf, which someone mentioned earlier, but possibly even weirder, I watched Ghostwriter:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS_lD9_Ur3g
Forum: SLC 22 March 2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 925
Views: 100,620
Posted By Avril
I have survived a deranged gunman situation...

I have survived a deranged gunman situation (nearby; I was not at the scene) and probably the fourth snowpocalypse in three weeks (ish). I feel like I deserve some sort of prize.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 22 March 2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,795
Posted By Avril
Trump honestly didn't bring Biden down to that...

Trump honestly didn't bring Biden down to that level, though, in my opinion. Biden was always there.

Also Biden has been way too touchy-feely with women and girls even when they look very...
Forum: Amusement Bark 22 March 2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By Avril
One of the things I remember is how everyone said...

One of the things I remember is how everyone said he was the same everywhere, all the time. Some people found that weird/creepy, but I've found it reassuring somehow. I look forward to seeing this.
Forum: Technical Questions 24 February 2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,282
Posted By Avril
It's not a group (at least--not that I know of);...

It's not a group (at least--not that I know of); it's just a business page.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 February 2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,794
Posted By Avril
Meaning you did or you want us to?

Meaning you did or you want us to?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 February 2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,794
Posted By Avril
Teacher Students walk out of anthropology lecture after professor uses the word n****r

A local story that has become a national one:

Students walk out of anthropology lecture after professor uses the word n****r...
Forum: Business Bytes 03 February 2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,493
Posted By Avril
That, plus Wegmans lets my knitting circle meet...

That, plus Wegmans lets my knitting circle meet there every week and we spend hours in the cafe. It's a pretty cool place, even if I do hate how they rearrange the stock constantly as if the pickles...
Forum: Business Bytes 03 February 2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,493
Posted By Avril
Fortunately, most of what I used to buy at Whole...

Fortunately, most of what I used to buy at Whole Foods on my twice-yearly trip there I can get from Wegmans or Shop Rite now.
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