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Michael Bots

Posts: 6418

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Sort of official looking --- and then ---

You are
"hit with 56 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, grand larceny possession of stolen property and weapons possession after allegedly having an unloaded .22-caliber revolver under his bed"


NYPD Arrests Street Artist for Mocking NYPD in Public
http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/11/es … t-art.html

Street artist whose mock public service ads around city claimed NYPD used spy drones to monitor citizens busted
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/str … -1.1210708

NYPD Seriously Investigating Fake Propaganda Posters That Dare Mock the Police
http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/09/ny … oster.html
"An officer wearing a surgical mask appears to be dusting for fingerprints. Hopefully they catch this monster before anyone else's feelings get hurt."

Big Bloomberg Is Watching: NYPD Fingerprints Fake NYPD Ads
http://gothamist.com/2012/09/18/big_blo … d_fing.php


http://pixel.nymag.com/imgs/daily/intel/2012/09/18/18-nypd-poster.o.jpg/a_250x375.jpg

Dec 03 12 12:46 pm Link

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Tony-S

Posts: 1451

Fort Collins, Colorado, US

What next, arresting people for yelling "Fire!" in a crowded movie theater! What is this country coming to!

Dec 03 12 12:56 pm Link

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Paolo Diavolo

Posts: 8912

Martinez, California, US

Ppppppffffftttt! And here people were bitching about the model in china that got in trouble for pretending to be a police officer. Saying Chinese law was harsh.
See it happens in the USA too!

I think worldwide, its not a good idea to mock the people that arrest you. Duh!

Dec 03 12 01:02 pm Link

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Compass Rose Studios

Posts: 15979

Portland, Oregon, US

Tony-S wrote:
What next, arresting people for yelling "Fire!" in a crowded movie theater! What is this country coming to!

Can you explain to me how satire is equivalent to inciting panic?

Dec 03 12 01:14 pm Link

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Jeffrey M Fletcher

Posts: 4381

Asheville, North Carolina, US

Wow! Our own Pussy Riot.

Dec 03 12 01:14 pm Link

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Tonic Dog Studios

Posts: 12527

Minneapolis, Minnesota, US

http://battlefieldusa.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/wants-more-government.jpg?w=480&h=312

Dec 03 12 01:16 pm Link

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Cait Chan

Posts: 6272

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

I'm extremely conflicted about this....

edit- it was all illegal and done illegally...

Dec 03 12 02:28 pm Link