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Jackson Cage

Chanhassen, MN
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3 years 42 weeks

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Why is it that virtually every poster here has to mention their opposition to the stadium, as if there's some connection between that and child abuse? If it weren't so sad, it would be funny that almost every poster lets that view dictate their judgment.

Based on what I know now, Peterson should face some punishment, and I think it should be "severe". But I'm not sure what that means? There are a lot of factors to consider and at this point I'm not sure there needs to be a rush to...

Posted on 09/10/14 at 04:11 pm in response to St. Paul Police release two surveillance videos of skyway incident

If there's a problem, it's with the security guards, not the police.

If the police received a report of a problem, it's their duty to pursue it. Without audio, I can't tell what's transpiring but it seems fairly clear Lollie's being argumentative.

At this point, I don't have enough to make a judgment.

Posted on 09/11/14 at 08:29 am in response to St. Paul Police release two surveillance videos of skyway incident

I haven't paid as much attention to this story as some, but maybe experts such as you can help clarify it for me. I have every reason to agree with you he was targeted by security personnel.

I don't know what the police were initially told. Did the police know where the "area" was? Did the police know whether it was public or private? Were they relying simply on what the reporting party told them? It seems to me the police were trying to interview him to figure out exactly what...

Posted on 08/20/14 at 08:10 am in response to NHL concussion lawsuits consolidated in Minnesota

Seriously? Have any of these people heard of the phrase "personal accountability"?

I, for one, am grateful for any training these heroes do on my behalf. When I think back to all the things that went wrong with FDNY and police on 9/11, there is never such a thing as "enough" training.

I would agree that it would be reasonable to ask why advance notice wasn't given. But I'd also accept a reasonable explanation (such as the crowd of gawkers it would have attracted).

I'd like to ask the 3,000 plus people who died on 9/11 how they'd feel about communication problems in the Twin Towers, but I can't seem to get their opinions. See, you can't have it both ways. People like you are always the first to complain when an emergency response is insufficient.

Posted on 08/19/14 at 08:16 am in response to Duluth to ask for state constitution change to build casino

1. Legislative approval for a Duluth casino? Well, now will find out who's bought and paid for. I'm guessing everyone.

2. The best part was Jerome Simpson's defense......"He refused to take the test, but if he had, he would have passed".

3. I'm sure Activist Al Flowers will be speaking out on this couple and their 11 kids. I'll be holding my breath.

Posted on 08/19/14 at 01:42 pm in response to Duluth to ask for state constitution change to build casino

It's funny how "progressives" love to frame issues in terms of "us" and "them" when the ultimate goal is to eliminate those distinctions. See, there ARE valid issues on the "they" side, whether it be Flower's poor parenting decisions or the rioting in Ferguson. That's completely separate from the police conduct in both cases. Not sure why we can't say that those responses to perceived police misconduct are inappropriate. Ignoring half the equation exacerbates the problem, but I guess it lets...

Posted on 08/12/14 at 09:16 am in response to Less than a year of jail time for man who raped two girls

1. "Tell the truth ..."

2. "I heard someone accused the Hubbards of being behind that decision. We had nothing to do with it,"

Sometimes, the jokes just write themselves.

I guess I'd declare the declaration of "kicking butt" as accurate. I guess you can declare it a "half-truth" if anything short of a shut-out is your standard. I'd classify the newspaper's verdict of "half-truth" as an untruth.