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Posted: 8/6/2011 3:44:28 PM EDT
I just found out, that sucks, its one of the only shows i liked to watch on the weekend. So now I can watch reruns of simpsons and family guy? WTF. The only tv show that actually did some good by putting these bastards faces on tv and they cancelled it after 20 some years.
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 3:55:11 PM EDT
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That's because it was a racist show.  It's racist to profile criminals now,  don't you know?
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 4:47:57 PM EDT
[#2]
I'm actually pretty happy that it's going away, I really got sick of listening to the guy that hosted the show every time I went to visit grandma and my parents on a Sunday night.
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 4:49:16 PM EDT
[#3]
I never liked that show
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 4:51:33 PM EDT
[#4]
i feel for his loss and I'm sure the show did some good but he always seemed like an attention whore to me...
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 5:00:36 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 8/6/2011 5:04:14 PM EDT
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While the show may have had its positive values, it never thrilled me too much once I realized that it turned America into a country of informants.
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("Dr. Terrill, I was brought in to watch the people who are watching you....and somewhere out there, I'm sure there is someone watching me."––Fed, (w,stte), "Day of the Dolphin")
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 5:14:17 PM EDT
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I never liked that show


How many times did they feature you?





2, that i'm aware of..








Roy
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 5:27:56 PM EDT
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John Walsh is a antigun media whore who should never have been host of that show to begin with. This POS has used his son's death to make MILLIONS.

What kind of parents essentially abandon a 6 year old in a video arcade by themselves so they can go shop at Sears? His wife should've done time for that alone!
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 5:36:28 PM EDT
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Over sensationalized everything on the show.  It was as if the were trying to be CSI Miami.
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 5:42:49 PM EDT
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While the show may have had its positive values, it never thrilled me too much once I realized that it turned America into a country of informants.

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("Dr. Terrill, I was brought in to watch the people who are watching you....and somewhere out there, I'm sure there is someone watching me."––Fed, (w,stte), "Day of the Dolphin")






 
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 5:45:09 PM EDT
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catching 1000+ dirtbags = win
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 5:46:54 PM EDT
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John Walsh is a antigun media whore who should never have been host of that show to begin with. This POS has used his son's death to make MILLIONS.



What kind of parents essentially abandon a 6 year old in a video arcade by themselves so they can go shop at Sears? His wife should've done time for that alone!


I thought Adam Walsh was playing a display Atari INSIDE of the Sears?

 
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 5:49:04 PM EDT
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Thank God!  Now maybe I can finally go out without looking over my shoulder.


I mean, er... nevermind.









Link Posted: 8/6/2011 6:21:58 PM EDT
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I never liked that show




How many times did they feature you?


2, and they still didn't catch me





 
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 6:24:39 PM EDT
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While the show may have had its positive values, it never thrilled me too much once I realized that it turned America into a country of informants.
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("Dr. Terrill, I was brought in to watch the people who are watching you....and somewhere out there, I'm sure there is someone watching me."––Fed, (w,stte), "Day of the Dolphin")


 




Fight the power, yo.
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 6:26:42 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 8/6/2011 6:34:53 PM EDT
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While the show may have had its positive values, it never thrilled me too much once I realized that it turned America into a country of informants.


 


http://www.thuglaws.com/Rayco%20Saunders%20wears%20Stop%20Snitching%20T-Shirt.jpg

Fight the power, yo.


It is a two sided coin. On one side, we applaud when some dangerous fugitive from justice is caught.

On the other, we yell "Mind your own business!" when some concerned citizen turns another in because they see them carrying a case of ammo or they have a black rifle in their house.

Call it what one might, but the similarities with police states where everyone is an eye for the government and his kind of awareness did not thrill me.
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("This is Deep Throat. Would you be interested to know that Arthur Carlson relaxes at home in women's lingerie?"––Les sabotaging the Big Guy's political campaign, (w,stte), "WKRP")
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 6:40:26 PM EDT
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While the show may have had its positive values, it never thrilled me too much once I realized that it turned America into a country of informants.


 


http://www.thuglaws.com/Rayco%20Saunders%20wears%20Stop%20Snitching%20T-Shirt.jpg

Fight the power, yo.


It is a two sided coin. On one side, we applaud when some dangerous fugitive from justice is caught.

On the other, we yell "Mind your own business!" when some concerned citizen turns another in because they see them carrying a case of ammo or they have a black rifle in their house.

Call it what one might, but the similarities with police states where everyone is an eye for the government and his kind of awareness did not thrill me.
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("This is Deep Throat. Would you be interested to know that Arthur Carlson relaxes at home in women's lingerie?"––Les sabotaging the Big Guy's political campaign, (w,stte), "WKRP")


Police states are generally implemented to keep the people in line, because too many are against the government, or perceived to be.  It is about institution a culture of fear and mistrust.  At its heart is insecurity.  People voluntarily reporting criminal activity is a sign of a healthy society, of, by, and for the people and all that jazz.

I am not sure where the ammo and guns thing comes from - are you suggesting the show encouraged this?  If so, a lot of UPS men would have fits.
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 6:41:52 PM EDT
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I never liked that show


How many times did they feature you?


Link Posted: 8/6/2011 6:46:48 PM EDT
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I had a co-worker from Florida who wouldn't watch the show. He was telling me one time that Walsh had been a big-time dope dealer on the east coast years ago and his son getting killed was a drug related killing.

Don't know if this was a common rumor or if there was a shred of truth to it.
Link Posted: 8/6/2011 7:14:11 PM EDT
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I had a co-worker from Florida who wouldn't watch the show. He was telling me one time that Walsh had been a big-time dope dealer on the east coast years ago and his son getting killed was a drug related killing.

Don't know if this was a common rumor or if there was a shred of truth to it.


I think your co-worker was talking out his ass on that one.

Link Posted: 8/7/2011 6:56:53 PM EDT
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While the show may have had its positive values, it never thrilled me too much once I realized that it turned America into a country of informants.
______________________________________________________
("Dr. Terrill, I was brought in to watch the people who are watching you....and somewhere out there, I'm sure there is someone watching me."––Fed, (w,stte), "Day of the Dolphin")


Really? Informants The people on that show were the lowest possible scum in our society, ya i cant stand rats that tip off the possible location of convicted child molester, murder, rapist, gang banger... fill in the blank.  anybody that turned in those dirt bags were hardly informants.
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:00:04 PM EDT
[#23]
That sucks.  
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:00:19 PM EDT
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John Walsh is a antigun media whore who should never have been host of that show to begin with. This POS has used his son's death to make MILLIONS.

What kind of parents essentially abandon a 6 year old in a video arcade by themselves so they can go shop at Sears? His wife should've done time for that alone!


I didn't realize he essentially abandoned his 6 year old son to shop. Im sure thats how it went down.
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:10:00 PM EDT
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My brother was a parole officer in FL around the time that the boy was killed. A friend of his that was close to the case said that Walsh and his old lady were doped up all the time, they had no idea where their son was and probably didn't care at the time. He made a fortune off of his dead son, he can smoke a turd in hell for all I care.
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:13:02 PM EDT
[#26]
I quit watching when john walsh did the show blaming American civilians for sending firearms to Mexican drug cartels.
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:17:34 PM EDT
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I quit watching when john walsh did the show blaiming American civilians for sending firearms to Mexican drug cartels.


Ya, I kind of forgot about that, that really pissed me off. I never really cared for him but kind of just enjoyed the show itself, probably just because it was on sat. night and there isnt shit on sat nights  I never realized he had a shady background
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:27:46 PM EDT
[#28]
didnt it get shitcanned once in the early 90s or something and then get brought back again?  I seem to remember that.
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:33:15 PM EDT
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I'm actually pretty happy that it's going away, I really got sick of listening to the guy that hosted the show every time I went to visit grandma and my parents on a Sunday night.


AMW was on SATURDAY nights at 9pm

Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:41:08 PM EDT
[#30]
John Walsh always came across as a dick but the show had some value

If they could find someone who isn't such a penis to replace him that would be the way to go.

This isn't the first time the show has been cancelled


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Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:47:47 PM EDT
[#31]
John Walsh is a dildo. I get the value of the show, but it makes less sense now than it did in pre-internet >20 channels of TV days.

Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:50:44 PM EDT
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I quit watching when john walsh did the show blaiming American civilians for sending firearms to Mexican drug cartels.


Ya, I kind of forgot about that, that really pissed me off. I never really cared for him but kind of just enjoyed the show itself, probably just because it was on sat. night and there isnt shit on sat nights  I never realized he had a shady background


You mean, back when Arfcom was denying any guns from the US were going to Mexico, before the ATF scandal when it became popular to suggest that EVERY gun in Mexico came from the US?
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 7:58:36 PM EDT
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I quit watching when john walsh did the show blaiming American civilians for sending firearms to Mexican drug cartels.


Ya, I kind of forgot about that, that really pissed me off. I never really cared for him but kind of just enjoyed the show itself, probably just because it was on sat. night and there isnt shit on sat nights  I never realized he had a shady background


You mean, back when Arfcom was denying any guns from the US were going to Mexico, before the ATF scandal when it became popular to suggest that EVERY gun in Mexico came from the US?


Good God, how fucking smug.

They weren't getting guns from the US in the manner that the antis were suggesting, period.  As it turned out, we were right.

They sure as hell weren't coming over the border and buying full autos in the US.

Link Posted: 8/7/2011 8:03:29 PM EDT
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I quit watching when john walsh did the show blaiming American civilians for sending firearms to Mexican drug cartels.


Ya, I kind of forgot about that, that really pissed me off. I never really cared for him but kind of just enjoyed the show itself, probably just because it was on sat. night and there isnt shit on sat nights  I never realized he had a shady background


You mean, back when Arfcom was denying any guns from the US were going to Mexico, before the ATF scandal when it became popular to suggest that EVERY gun in Mexico came from the US?


Good God, how fucking smug.

They weren't getting guns from the US in the manner that the antis were suggesting, period.  As it turned out, we were right.

They sure as hell weren't coming over the border and buying full autos in the US.



Smug is ridiculing someone else for saying something, and holding him accountable for being wring, while allowing constant historical revisionism of your own thoughts and words.

As it turned out, Mexico was getting quite a few funs from the US, but our government was escorting them down there in a horrible bungled operation.  So, Walsh was only wrong about the source, and Arfcom was only wrong about their existence.  Sounds like the truth was in the middle.

Of course, none of this rules out that some people aren't smuggling guns down there on their own, a concern which precipitated the ATF operation in the first place.
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 8:11:39 PM EDT
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I quit watching when john walsh did the show blaiming American civilians for sending firearms to Mexican drug cartels.


Ya, I kind of forgot about that, that really pissed me off. I never really cared for him but kind of just enjoyed the show itself, probably just because it was on sat. night and there isnt shit on sat nights  I never realized he had a shady background


You mean, back when Arfcom was denying any guns from the US were going to Mexico, before the ATF scandal when it became popular to suggest that EVERY gun in Mexico came from the US?


Good God, how fucking smug.

They weren't getting guns from the US in the manner that the antis were suggesting, period.  As it turned out, we were right.

They sure as hell weren't coming over the border and buying full autos in the US.



Smug is ridiculing someone else for saying something, and holding him accountable for being wring, while allowing constant historical revisionism of your own thoughts and words.

As it turned out, Mexico was getting quite a few funs from the US, but our government was escorting them down there in a horrible bungled operation.  So, Walsh was only wrong about the source, and Arfcom was only wrong about their existence.  Sounds like the truth was in the middle.

Of course, none of this rules out that some people aren't smuggling guns down there on their own, a concern which precipitated the ATF operation in the first place.


No, ARFCOM has maintained that they weren't getting them in the manner prescribed by the antis.  We never said they weren't US guns, just that they weren't buying them at gun shops and gun shows, especially not full auto.

We said, many times, that they were getting them from their military in one fashion or another.  Admittedly, we didn't realize that our own ATF was running them to them.

As for people smuggling them, what?  They were smuggling semiautos?  If they were smuggling full autos, where were they getting them from?
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 8:13:23 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 8/7/2011 8:14:23 PM EDT
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I quit watching when john walsh did the show blaiming American civilians for sending firearms to Mexican drug cartels.


Ya, I kind of forgot about that, that really pissed me off. I never really cared for him but kind of just enjoyed the show itself, probably just because it was on sat. night and there isnt shit on sat nights  I never realized he had a shady background


You mean, back when Arfcom was denying any guns from the US were going to Mexico, before the ATF scandal when it became popular to suggest that EVERY gun in Mexico came from the US?


Good God, how fucking smug.

They weren't getting guns from the US in the manner that the antis were suggesting, period.  As it turned out, we were right.

They sure as hell weren't coming over the border and buying full autos in the US.



Smug is ridiculing someone else for saying something, and holding him accountable for being wring, while allowing constant historical revisionism of your own thoughts and words.

As it turned out, Mexico was getting quite a few funs from the US, but our government was escorting them down there in a horrible bungled operation.  So, Walsh was only wrong about the source, and Arfcom was only wrong about their existence.  Sounds like the truth was in the middle.

Of course, none of this rules out that some people aren't smuggling guns down there on their own, a concern which precipitated the ATF operation in the first place.


No, ARFCOM has maintained that they weren't getting them in the manner prescribed by the antis.  We never said they weren't US guns, just that they weren't buying them at gun shops and gun shows, especially not full auto.

We said, many times, that they were getting them from their military in one fashion or another.  Admittedly, we didn't realize that our own ATF was running them to them.

As for people smuggling them, what?  They were smuggling semiautos?  If they were smuggling full autos, where were they getting them from?


You must have been in different threads than I was.
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 8:18:08 PM EDT
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I quit watching when john walsh did the show blaiming American civilians for sending firearms to Mexican drug cartels.


Ya, I kind of forgot about that, that really pissed me off. I never really cared for him but kind of just enjoyed the show itself, probably just because it was on sat. night and there isnt shit on sat nights  I never realized he had a shady background


You mean, back when Arfcom was denying any guns from the US were going to Mexico, before the ATF scandal when it became popular to suggest that EVERY gun in Mexico came from the US?


Good God, how fucking smug.

They weren't getting guns from the US in the manner that the antis were suggesting, period.  As it turned out, we were right.

They sure as hell weren't coming over the border and buying full autos in the US.



Smug is ridiculing someone else for saying something, and holding him accountable for being wring, while allowing constant historical revisionism of your own thoughts and words.

As it turned out, Mexico was getting quite a few funs from the US, but our government was escorting them down there in a horrible bungled operation.  So, Walsh was only wrong about the source, and Arfcom was only wrong about their existence.  Sounds like the truth was in the middle.

Of course, none of this rules out that some people aren't smuggling guns down there on their own, a concern which precipitated the ATF operation in the first place.


No, ARFCOM has maintained that they weren't getting them in the manner prescribed by the antis.  We never said they weren't US guns, just that they weren't buying them at gun shops and gun shows, especially not full auto.

We said, many times, that they were getting them from their military in one fashion or another.  Admittedly, we didn't realize that our own ATF was running them to them.

As for people smuggling them, what?  They were smuggling semiautos?  If they were smuggling full autos, where were they getting them from?


You must have been in different threads than I was.


I guess so because the majority of what I read was what I posted above.  

Like I said, most felt that while they were getting US guns, they weren't getting them in the manner that the antis were gnashing their teeth about, that being gun stores and gun shows.

But back to what I asked, that being are you suggesting that people were coming here and buying semiautos for what they could get full autos for on the black market in Mexico and smuggling them back to Mexico?
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 8:45:39 PM EDT
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I'm actually pretty happy that it's going away, I really got sick of listening to the guy that hosted the show every time I went to visit grandma and my parents on a Sunday night.




AMW was on SATURDAY nights at 9pm





Saturday, Sunday, whatever...it all kind of blurs together in my head.

 
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 10:06:19 PM EDT
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While the show may have had its positive values, it never thrilled me too much once I realized that it turned America into a country of informants.


Really? Informants The people on that show were the lowest possible scum in our society, ya i cant stand rats that tip off the possible location of convicted child molester, murder, rapist, gang banger... fill in the blank.  anybody that turned in those dirt bags were hardly informants.


One must remember that when doing a show, they are going to show the best, not all the occurrances. For all the lowest possible scum they keyed in on, one should also be asking how many false positives did they get, did they cause?

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Police states are generally implemented to keep the people in line, because too many are against the government, or perceived to be.  It is about institution a culture of fear and mistrust.  At its heart is insecurity.  People voluntarily reporting criminal activity is a sign of a healthy society, of, by, and for the people and all that jazz.

I am not sure where the ammo and guns thing comes from - are you suggesting the show encouraged this?  If so, a lot of UPS men would have fits.


Then it is okay for the Doctor to ask one's child "Does Daddy have any guns?" After all, he may just be looking for possible criminal activity as he promotes a healthy society.
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("Captain, how would a Star Fleet Commander respond if he found a Romulian ship so far into Federation space?" and before Kirk can respond with a "well, that's different"......"You see! It does go both ways."––Romulian Commander, (w,stte), ST:TOS "The Enterprise Incident")
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 10:14:10 PM EDT
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While the show may have had its positive values, it never thrilled me too much once I realized that it turned America into a country of informants.


Really? Informants The people on that show were the lowest possible scum in our society, ya i cant stand rats that tip off the possible location of convicted child molester, murder, rapist, gang banger... fill in the blank.  anybody that turned in those dirt bags were hardly informants.


One must remember that when doing a show, they are going to show the best, not all the occurrances. For all the lowest possible scum they keyed in on, one should also be asking how many false positives did they get, did they cause?

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Police states are generally implemented to keep the people in line, because too many are against the government, or perceived to be.  It is about institution a culture of fear and mistrust.  At its heart is insecurity.  People voluntarily reporting criminal activity is a sign of a healthy society, of, by, and for the people and all that jazz.

I am not sure where the ammo and guns thing comes from - are you suggesting the show encouraged this?  If so, a lot of UPS men would have fits.


Then it is okay for the Doctor to ask one's child "Does Daddy have any guns?" After all, he may just be looking for possible criminal activity as he promotes a healthy society.
______________________________________________________________________________
("Captain, how would a Star Fleet Commander respond if he found a Romulian ship so far into Federation space?" and before Kirk can respond with a "well, that's different"......"You see! It does go both ways."––Romulian Commander, (w,stte), ST:TOS "The Enterprise Incident")


What does a doctor asking about guns in the home have to with America's most wanted?  And what does a recommendation from the privately run American Medical Association or what not, based on their interpretation of gunshot accidents as a health risk, have anything to do with a Police State?
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 10:17:30 PM EDT
[#42]
John Walsh is a douche
Link Posted: 8/7/2011 10:26:45 PM EDT
[#43]
Generally, when the post comes up on this list about a doctor asking one's child if daddy has guns at home.................such a subject is not well received.

As far as the police state goes, I was picturing some like internal Nazi Germany where everyone was watching everyone else and being turned in for being "out of line" was a very real possibility.

Do we need to look at the news? How is someone described who has a stock of training ammunition at home?

But, as I said, if one is catching crooks, it is one thing, but there is also that question of how many people got unwanted attention just because someone turned them in because they thought they were "odd".
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("I will do anything you want me to!"––Operative Henshaw to the local German police to escape the noose, (w,stte), "Operation Crossbow")
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:24:27 PM EDT
[#44]
Hold it, just got a reply from my nasty email i sent to fox, and ithe show is  returning this fall. great more jonn walsh on sat nights
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:28:15 PM EDT
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While the show may have had its positive values, it never thrilled me too much once I realized that it turned America into a country of informants.
______________________________________________________
("Dr. Terrill, I was brought in to watch the people who are watching you....and somewhere out there, I'm sure there is someone watching me."––Fed, (w,stte), "Day of the Dolphin")


Yeah! Down with the man! Screw those snitches who turn in rapists and murderers!

ETA: Weren't you supposedly a "cop" at one point?
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:29:28 PM EDT
[#46]
I met John Walsh on the AMW set when we featured one of our fugitives.  He is a down to earth guy and I will miss the show!
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