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My recent post on crime in this town has apparently caused quite a little stir.  Some friends have asked me if I’m going to respond to what’s been written in the blogosphere?  Not really. 

The way I figure it, if someone doesn’t have enough synaptic activity to understand sarcasm and satire when they read it,  then what would be the point of trying to explain it to them?

I would probably have an easier time convincing R. Kelly to date someone his own age.

  • John Howard

    It actually seems like people get way more riled up about something someone SAYS than they do about the things people are actually doing.

    I have no explanation why it works that way.

    We live in a world where, if someone kills a person in the ‘hood, no one says anything to help put the criminal in jail, but if we say something that rubs folks the wrong way, they’ll yell and scream bloody murder.

    Isn’t that odd?

  • Ash

    I think it’s odd that Abdul said the exact same thing last year and it wasn’t news. This is an election year you would think there would be more exciting stuff to talk about…

  • Shorebreak

    My perspective: The / funtion doesn’t always work as expected in the blogging world. Having been a victim of that faulty tool in the past, I can understand where Abdul is coming from. Live and learn.

  • Shorebreak

    That last post was supposed to start with the “[satire:on]/[satire:off] function”. Which further illustrates my point. It’s not working.
    .
    ;)

  • BigRic

    Uh-hem, I think the rise in crime last year during the end of the Peterson administration was at the top of the issue list. So what are you talking about?

    “I think it’s odd that Abdul said the exact same thing last year and it wasn’t news. This is an election year you would think there would be more exciting stuff to talk about…”

  • Indycop

    Shabazz, you really need to leave the topic of law enforcement alone in your thoughts and postings of same. Regardless of your intentions, every time you have gotten involved in it, either directly with this topic or indirectly with the defunct ‘Indyundercover’, you have gotten ripped. Leave well enough alone. However, continue to report on the officers getting jammed up. That info IS vital for the public to be aware of.

  • Ash

    I was referring to the fact that when Abdul said the same thing last year there wasn’t a great deal of upheaval over his statement, not whether or not crime itself was in the news.

  • Joe

    To quote Robert Heinlein: “An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.”

    Now that the SCOTUS has upheld the right of the individual to carry, perhaps more Indy residents will take up arms to protect themselves from the heathens that are trying to take over the city. Then all IMPD will have to do is send a meat wagon to pick up the pieces.