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Ottawa cop murdered - by a suspended Mountie

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Double J, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. Double J

    Double J Active Member

  2. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Annus horribilus for the Mounties.

    They do PR better than almost any institution
  3. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    According to an editorial I read a few days ago in the Star, they also meddle in government affairs and intimidate politicians better than any other Canadian institution.
  4. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Always been that way. Do you remember the barn burnings? Oh, wait, you probably werent born. :)
  5. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Well, that's one way of getting your man.

    Tragic way to go.
  6. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Nope. And, probably, nope. :)
  7. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    It was included in the McDonald Commisson's Report, the one that investigated illegal activities by the Horsemen. The Mounties heard a rumour about a possible meeting between the FLQ & The Black Panthers in a barn in Quebec. So the Mounties burnt down the barn.

    Speaking of the FLQ, next year will be the 40th anniversary of the October Crisis.

    "Just watch me" :)

    (Speaking of Royal Commissions, whatever happened to them? I loved those damn things)

    EDIT: Last one was the Romanow Report on the future of health care....that was back in '00-'02
  8. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    In that particular case, I like the Mounties' style.

    Just too bad the FLQ core membership hadn't been inside, and hadn't all died in the flames.
  9. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Yes, because allowing cops to burn down buildings where there might be questionable activity is always a good idea. :)
  10. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Criminals have too many rights as it is. :D
  11. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Horsemen? Mounties? We talking Canadian politics or 1980s wrestling?
  12. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    No, we're talking about the RCMP aka Mounties aka Horsemen.

    You know, musical rides, red tunics and Sargeant Preston with his dog King

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