Police kill Californian defending home from theft

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/6082880.html

ANAHEIM, Calif. — A California man has been shot and killed by police after he stepped outside his home to confront suspected burglars.

Anaheim police said Julian Alexander heard an officer chasing four juveniles through his neighborhood early Tuesday and came out of his house with a broomstick to defend himself. Police said the officer ran into Alexander on his front lawn and shot him twice in the chest.

Alexander’s wife and mother said the officer told them to stay inside, and from the window, they saw Alexander handcuffed and bleeding. He later died at a hospital.

Police Chief John Welter said Alexander was innocent.

The Orange County district attorney’s office will investigate the shooting.

The officer’s name has not been released.

 

Well all I can say is wow.  I really don’t understand why the man was shot. Twice. I also don’t understand why he was handcuffed. Is this normal procedure? I don’t know how much of a threat he could be since he was shot and all. I could be wrong though, I just don’t see why the handcuffs were needed. He was armed with a broom, not a gun. I don’t get it.

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Brought to you by the letter R, no I’m not original and I stole the title

Meme from Falcon who got it from WhatIGotSoFar! Leave a comment and get a letter assigned to you.  You then must come up with 10 things you love that begin with that letter.  I was given the letter R. R is hard.

1. Ranch dressing. It goes with EVERYTHING.

2. Roller skating. Back in the days of my misspent youth I roller skated like a wild woman. Now I would probably fall on my rear.

3. Raga! I love me!!!!

4. Reading. My favorite thing to do when I have down time.

5. Relaxing. What can I say? I’m a mother of 2 and I’m lazy.

6. Rears. Nothing like a nice rear end. yum

7. Red. The color red rocks and all blondes look fantastic in red.

8. Red meat!!!! ANGUS!!!!!

9. Ron Paul. He SHOULD be our next president.

10. Red wine. That works.

 

Okay so this was harder than I thought it would be. R is not an easy letter. Most of the things I can think of that start with the letter R are not things I want in writing.

Published in: on October 27, 2008 at 3:27 am  Comments (6)  

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Affirmative action sucks!

All affirmative action is doing is dumbing down our country. It tells people of color that they don’t have to work hard and earn their way. Worse it tells them that they aren’t smart enough to get jobs without being a person of color so why bother trying to get ahead with hard work and studying. I know that affirmative action was started to help minorities due to racism or whatever but enough is enough. It’s served it’s purpose and needs to stop. People who are more qualified for certain jobs can’t get them because they are white. What does this mean to the consumer? Simple. It means that you may not get the best customer service or the highest quality product because employers can’t necessarily hire the most qualified person for the job. That’s bullshit. People will say I’m a racist and all I can say is pffttt. If I were black or hispanic I would be pissed. I would have the mindset of how dare you think I’m not smart enough to get this job on my own. 

Affirmative action is one of the many things set up by the government to “help” our country and all it’s doing is widening the racial divide. These programs are doing far more harm than good. No group deserves special treatment purely because of the amount of pigment in their skin or their sex or sexual preference. Now I know people are going to say I don’t get it because I’m white. Well fuck you, I do. I’m a woman and I’m well aware of the glass ceiling. I had to get over it and work harder to get promotions and raises. Such is life. It sucks but all I can do is work harder and show that I deserve these things and I’m a better person for it. LIFE ISN’T FAIR. Get over it.

To my brothers and sisters of color. Don’t be mad at me. Be mad at the system that says you aren’t good enough or smart enough. Work hard and get jobs on merit, not a hand out. Show America that you are deserve to succeed because you are smart, not because of some stupid law that is doing nothing but bring down your races.

If this offends you, think about why it offends you. You should find it offensive because the government doesn’t think you’re good enough. Not because I think the system is bullshit.

Published in: on October 17, 2008 at 5:05 pm  Comments (4)  
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Monday funny

The Department of Defense briefed President Bush this morning. They told Bush that 2 Brazilian soldiers were killed in Iraq. To everyone’s surprise, all the color drained from his face. Then he collapsed onto his desk, head in his hands, visibly shaken, almost in tears. Finally he composed himself and asked, “Just how many is a brazilian?”

 

Hope you’re having a nice day! 🙂

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ROFLMAO

This is a good lesson in not judging a book by it’s cover.

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If J.R. ever moves to Texas I’m buying him this shirt.

Davy Crockett's famous quote.

Davy Crockett

And for everyone else who lives outside Texas, this is for you. (All in good fun of course)

🙂

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If you ever want to buy me something…

Buy me this:

From here http://www.outhousedesigns.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3_22&products_id=201&zenid=43cae7eb94b74c4b0f581b2ba1f2e9d7

 

Or this:

From here http://www.outhousedesigns.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3_22&products_id=198

 

🙂

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There aren’t enough words

 

Here in this garden of stone we’re all reminded that freedom really isn’t free.  Before America was even a country there were those brave and courageous enough to stand up and say no to oppression. Everyday men and women put their lives on the line so we can spout off at the mouth. Military suicides are up at an alarming rate. The burden these men carry is enormous and war is hell. Be sure to thank those who serve us and our great country.

Published in: on October 9, 2008 at 1:44 pm  Comments (5)  
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Blonde jokes!

As a natural blonde I’ve learned to appreciate blonde jokes and not get in a snit. Here are a few my dear m-i-l sent me. My favorite is the first one.

Two blondes living in Oklahoma were sitting on a bench talking, and one  blonde says to the other, ‘Which do you think is farther away…
Florida
or the moon?’   
The other blonde turns and says ‘Helloooooooooo, can you see
Florida ?????’  
   
CAR TROUBLE
 
 A blonde pushes her BMW into a gas station. She tells the mechanic it died.   
After he works on it for a few minutes, it is idling smoothly.   
She says, ‘What’s the story?’    
He replies, ‘Just crap in the carburetor’     
She asks, ‘How often do I have to do that?’     
 
SPEEDING TICKET    
A police officer stops a blonde for speeding and asks her very nicely if he could see her license.
She replied in a huff, ‘I wish you guys would get your act together. Just yesterday you take away my license and then today you expect me
to show it to you!’  
 
RIVER WALK 
There’s this blonde out for a walk. She comes to a river and sees another blonde on the opposite bank. ‘Yoo-hoo!’ she shouts, ‘How can I
get to the other side?’   
The second blonde looks up the river then down the river and shouts back, ‘You  ARE on the other side.’      
 
AT THE DOCTOR’S OFFICE 
A gorgeous young redhead goes into the doctor’s office and said that her body hurt wherever she touched it.  
‘Impossible! ‘ says the doctor. ‘Show me.’  
The redhead took her finger, pushed on her left shoulder and screamed, then she pushed her elbow and screamed even more. She pushed
her knee and screamed;  likewise she pushed her ankle and screamed. Everywhere she touched made her scream.  
The doctor said, ‘You’re not really a redhead, are you?  
‘Well, no’ she said, ‘I’m actually a blonde.’  
‘I thought so,’ the doctor said. ‘Your finger is broken.’  
 
KNITTING  
A highway patrolmanpulled alongside a speeding car on the freeway. Glancing at the car, he was astounded to see that the blonde behind the
wheel was knitting!   
Realizing that she was oblivious to his flashing lights and siren, the trooper cranked down his window, turned on his bullhorn and yelled, ‘PULL
OVER!’  
‘NO!’ the blonde yelled back, ‘IT’S A SCARF!’      
 
BLONDE ON THE SUN   
A Russian, an American, and a Blonde were talking one day. The Russian said, ‘We were the first in space!’  
The American said, ‘We were the first on the moon!’  
The Blonde said, ‘So what? We’re going to be the first on the sun!’  
The Russian and the American looked at each other and shook their heads.  ‘You can’t land on the sun, you idiot! You’ll burn up!’
said the Russian.
To which the Blonde replied, ‘We’re not stupid, you know. We’re going at night!’
 
IN A VACUUM  
 A blonde was playing Trivial Pursuit one night. It was her turn. She rolled the dice and she landed on Science & Nature. Her
question was, ‘If you are in a vacuum and someone calls your name, can you hear it?’  
She thought for a time and then asked, ‘Is it on or off?’  
 
FINALLY, THE BLONDE JOKE TO END ALL BLONDE JOKES!  
 
A girl was visiting her blonde friend, who had acquired two new dogs, and asked her what their names were. The blonde
responded by saying that one was named Rolex and one was named Timex.   Her friend said, ‘Whoever heard of someone
naming dogs like that?’    
‘HELLLOOOOOOO. …..,’ answered the blond.  ‘They’re watch dogs!’

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