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Michael Bots
Posts: 5,704
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

Dec 03 12 12:46 pm  Link  Quote 
Posts: 1,364
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  Quote 
Paolo Diavolo
Posts: 8,391
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  Quote 
Compass Rose Studios
Posts: 15,979
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  Quote 
Jeffrey M Fletcher
Posts: 4,344
Asheville, North Carolina, US

Wow! Our own Pussy Riot.
Dec 03 12 01:14 pm  Link  Quote 
Tonic Dog Studios
Posts: 12,527
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US

Dec 03 12 01:16 pm  Link  Quote 
Cait Chan
Posts: 6,272
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US

I'm extremely conflicted about this....

edit- it was all illegal and done illegally...
Dec 03 12 02:28 pm  Link  Quote 
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