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http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/10/us/california-san-bernardino-police-beating/index.html

(CNN)Ten deputies have been put on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate the videotaped beating of a suspect, Sheriff John McMahon of San Bernardino County, California, said Friday, according to CNN affiliate KCAL.

McMahon said criminal investigations have begun into the suspect's actions and into the actions of deputies, KCAL reported. An internal investigation also has been launched

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In video captured by cameras aboard a helicopter for KNBC, deputies gather around the man after he falls from a horse he was riding to flee from them. The video shows deputies using a stun gun on him and then repeatedly kicking and hitting him.

KNBC reported that the man -- identified by authorities as Francis Pusok -- appeared to be kicked 17 times, punched 37 times and hit with a baton four times. Pusok was later hospitalized, KNBC reported, citing authorities.

Glad he lived. And those cops need to be put in jail. That's assault.


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Was he black?

Doesn't look like it.

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“Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.” – Coretta Scott King

"Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence; does more than represent the limits of knowledge; it limits knowledge." -Toni Morrison

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Then why did you post it? :whistle:

Unlike some people who I won't mention, a victim is a victim. Doesn't need to be black for me to feel sympathy for them. But it does help :devil:


“Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.” – Coretta Scott King

"Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence; does more than represent the limits of knowledge; it limits knowledge." -Toni Morrison

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Ooooh, Lost is reading. I can't wait. I just know something insightful and profound is on the way.

I'd wager he was all ready to drop some knowledge, right up until he saw the picture of the victim. He has a problem if the perp doesn't fit inside his parameters of what a criminal should look like.


“Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.” – Coretta Scott King

"Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence; does more than represent the limits of knowledge; it limits knowledge." -Toni Morrison

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

President-Obama-jpg.jpg

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