Sunday, May 31, 2009

There's Something Wrong With My Head. Again.

"If you speak with nine out of 10 officers of color they would tell you that when they hear sirens in their head they are thinking: ‘I hope these cops know that I’m one of the good guys."

~The New York Times, May 31, 2009

This has me worried because I always hear sirens in my head and it's unclear to me that I'm one of the good guys. But I do know I'm black.

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  1. I say wear a "I'm one of the good guys" t-shirt
    It worked for Stupid of 'I'm with Stupid"

    What does the siren in your head sound like?

    Is it the French one?


    Peace - Rene

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  2. wait, who's on first? Is it the black guy?

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  3. i mean person of color.

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  4. red and yellow black and white, we are precious in His sight.......

    jesus loves the little children of the world. MAN- I CANNOT stop stinging that now.


    I'm getting while the getting is good.......

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  5. ok, what's a siren? one of those ladies who lure sailors to their deaths on jagged rocks just below the waterline? uh-huh

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  6. So your profile picture is in negative?

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  7. Sirens? Wow! You're lucky. Mine are usually an array of voices ...like a Rich Little montage.

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  8. You're the first blonde black person I know. Do you play baseball?

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  9. I might be a blonde, black person, too.

    Well, maybe not.

    It's hard to say.

    I might be black, but my mom won't really tell me for sure.

    Crap!

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  10. Jesus you people are insensitive. She's ALBINO.

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  11. LOL
    Ann Rants that is hilarious

    Suzy is it that thing on your ear going off?

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  12. I'm Messican so I naturally always thing La Migra is coming to get me when I hear sirens. I'm glad we're sharing.

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  13. Honey, have you taken your meds today? Because the sirens are not in your head. Take cover now.

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  14. Yea for the good guys, whatever color they are!!!

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  15. ok ann rants - HILARIOUS!

    VM: Damnitt! Now I'm singing that stupid song!

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  16. ps I think you guys might be going to hell for that. I can't be sure though.....

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  17. It's not the sigh-reens that bother me it's the voices.

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  18. I'm hearing bells and people yelling for help. Oh, I'm at work.

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  19. みんなの精神年齢を測定できる、メンタル年齢チェッカーで秘められた年齢がズバリわかっちゃう!かわいいあの子も実は精神年齢オバサンということも…合コンや話のネタに一度チャレンジしてみよう

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