Monday, April 8, 2013

Miscellaneous Tweets – March 2013

The following are miscellaneous comments and news stories.  They were derived from our twitter feed ( or @SunPosition).


Great article. RT @meghan_hurley: Police use-of-force training offers glimpse into life-and-death decisions

OTTAWA, ON - The woman sat on a filthy couch, covering her face with a blood-soaked towel. The man paced about the living room anxiously, ignoring our attempts to calm him down.

With Ottawa police Const. Keith Martin at my side, I moved further into the tiny apartment as the man disappeared into the kitchen.

My adrenalin began to pump when the man emerged again, a large kitchen knife in his hand…

…Officers are provincially mandated to undergo two days of training every 12 months. They practise using pepper spray, handcuffs, batons and guns as they run through scenarios to train officers how to respond to calls. On this day, they invited me along to experience first hand one of the most dangerous types of calls for police — a violent domestic dispute…

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@JLupul, that was great advice to all players - i.e. don't be satisfied just being in the #nhl, strive to see how good a player you can be.


Some call it journalism, others see it as bullying. Good thing Rob Ford has broad shoulders. Others would have crumbled by now.


Interesting, and kinda scary. RT @photographnz: You don't get anything clean without getting something else dirty.


What would you rather see, doubles stretched into triples, or quads turned into doubles?


A cardinal appeared at our bird feeder moments before the white smoke appeared in the Vatican.


Must be a valuable puck :) RT @am640: Leafs have traded David Steckel to the Ducks for Ryan Lasch & Anaheim's 7th round puck in 2014


I don't get it. With all the media hype about anti-bullying, the attacks on Mayor Rob Ford are nothing but bullying. Gotta stop.


The bad: no Leafs game. The good: hearing Bob Cole on HNIC.


RT ‏@tpr2: Mark Your Earbuds with Electrical Tape to Easily Tell the Left from the Right 

>Ralph Bouwmeester ‏@SunPosition: @tpr2 Electrical tape on earbuds?? Suppose it could match one's glasses.


@SkyJacked793 Great pics Rob. Cool to see the progress of some of the projects I've worked on. Keep 'em coming.


Cheers, Ralph

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