Outrage over Mardi Gras Police Violence

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    Mar 08, 2013 9:51 AM GMT
    I am surprised at the way this has divided the gay and straight community here in Oz.
    Oddly enough its the straights who are (mainly) on the perps side and the gay community seems to be evenly divided between being on the Cops side or the young mans. Generally its younger people that are protesting in Sydney sometime over the weekend against Police violence. Which I find ridiculous, seeing what the cops have to put up with nightly in any of our capital cities with drugged and drunk youths being violent. I'm not however naive enough to be completely convinced the cops always act reasonably.

    Having personally been involved in many altercations like this in my previous career I know there are always at least 2 sides to a story, and that video footage shot by punters/ the Media or the Police is rarely accurate or shows only part of the entire incident.

    I wonder if its guilt on the part of the straights? And complacency amongst the older gays that have been fuelling the attitudes
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    Mar 08, 2013 5:38 PM GMT
    i have a fair bit of agreement with your quote mate . Police is not always the culprit as it seems !
  • calibro

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    Mar 08, 2013 10:39 PM GMT
    i have no idea what you're talking about... so i am just going to dance to kylie minogue
  • HottJoe

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    Mar 08, 2013 10:42 PM GMT
    calibro saidi have no idea what you're talking about... so i am just going to dance to kylie minogue


    He said you're a hot and sexy stallion, and he'd fight a whole police barricade just to be with you.
  • calibro

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    Mar 08, 2013 10:50 PM GMT
    HottJoe said
    calibro saidi have no idea what you're talking about... so i am just going to dance to kylie minogue


    He said you're a hot and sexy stallion, and he'd fight a whole police barricade just to be with you.


    but all i want to do is dance...
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    Mar 09, 2013 1:34 AM GMT
    calibro saidi have no idea what you're talking about... so i am just going to dance to kylie minogue


    Cute, I loves me some Kylie
  • barriehomeboy

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    Mar 09, 2013 1:54 AM GMT
    So was the cute bashed to the concrete guy gay or straight? He holds the girls hand in the interview.
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    Mar 09, 2013 9:26 AM GMT
    I fully support the police over what happened at mardi gras the officer may have been rough but you don't use kid gloves against violent offenders.
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    Mar 09, 2013 9:37 AM GMT
    what happended