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Re: Bob Shell Was A 'Marked' Man?

From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 22:55:39 +0100
Archived: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 09:40:19 -0400
Subject: Re: Bob Shell Was A 'Marked' Man?


>From: Alfred Lehmberg <alienview.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 10:43:37 -0500
>Subject: Re: Bob Shell Was A 'Marked' Man?

>>From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 22:31:22 +0100
>>Subject: Re: Bob Shell Was A 'Marked' Man?

>>>From: Alfred Lehmberg <alienview.nul>
>>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 14:29:54 -0500
>>>Subject: Re: Bob Shell Was A 'Marked' Man?

>>>>From: Gerald O'Connell <gac.nul>
>>>>Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 01:06:55 +0100
>>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>>Subject: Re: Bob Shell Was A 'Marked' Man?

>>>>Ecker may be a 'tired old cop', but that doesn't make him
>>>>wrong.

>>>The inverse of that is pretty obvious, too.

>>It most certainly is. But it is reassuring that you seem to
>>agree that the original contention which I was refuting doesn't
>>stand up.

>>>>A lot of old cops get tired because of all the lowlife stuff
>>>>they see - and they know a pattern when they see it.

>>>Right. You know, I get pretty tired of that "thin blue line"
>>>effluvia when I've seen abundant evidence of the corruption in
>>>that line too often facilitating the maintenance of the low-life
>>>referred to, eh?

>>I am as one with you on the effluent in question. It clogs the
>>arteries of rational discussion at every turn. But I am
>>mystified that you draw attention to such odium at this point.

>Now, see? Right here... your facile attempt to mock a pretty
>humble writing style renders you just about unintelligible where
>I was only trying to be clear. Moreover, I suspect that you are
>mystified by everything not falling into line with the way you
>think things should be. You should disabuse yourself of that
>notion.

>>Are you implying that all men in blue are on the take,
>>compounding the problem, part of the criminal structure? No?

>Yes, frankly! Certainly off in that direction! It's just that
>simple!

And there we have it. In a nutshell.

No need for any more of your bombastic invective. Your
simplistic cards are on the table. One day you might realise
that cops are just like the rest of us: some good, some bad,
some indifferent, and sometimes all three on the same day. Until
then, I see scant purpose in debating the issue with somebody
who accuses me of being a redneck, marching to the drumbeat of
shadowy handlers while mired in moral judgmentalism - and then
has the temerity to suggest that one should not pass judgment
until in possession of all the facts!


 -- Gerald O'Connell



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