Police Abuse

Brickbat: Where the White Women At?


Houston police aren't commenting on why they handcuffed a young dancer, took her away from her teachers and turned her over to Child Protective Services. Landry Thompson, 13, had traveled with two of her teachers from Oklahoma for some classes. When cops spotted them napping in their car, they pulled her out and took her away even though the teachers tried to explain they had a notarized letter from her parents giving them guardianship over her during the trip. The fact that her teachers were two black men and Thompson is white probably played no part in the matter.

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  1. I would say there has go to be more to the story but since Houston cops are turtling instead of explaining their reasoning here, I guess not.

    1. Well the fact that she’s a minor could factor in to how much they can say.

  2. “The fact that her teachers were two black men and Thompson is white probably played no part in the matter.”

    And the cops were…..all white? No one is saying.

  3. Oh, boys?looky what I have here, some negros.

  4. They probably talked back to the cops. I think that’s a capital offense for back guys in Texas. And it’s common knowledge in Texas that “they want to steal our women”, so that’s probably the trigger that started it all.

    1. “a capital offense for back guys in Texas”

      Really “back guys”? Just because they were dance instructors doesn’t automatically mean they were gay. Of course if they were that’s another strike, because we all know it’s the gays who are the child molesters, amirite?

      1. Not sure if you’re trolling or sarcastically funny or just incapable of mentally inserting the missing “l” in “back”.

  5. What in the Wide World of Sports is a-going on here?

  6. Hey, at least there was no ‘furtive movement’ shooting. They didn’t even get tazed or beaten, so overall not too bad for an encounter with the police.

    1. except their dog got shot…didn’t mention the dog did they? I didn’t think so…

      1. I’m sure procedures were followed, and nothing more will happen.

  7. This makes a lot of sense dude.


  8. Where are the white women?


    /annoying grammar nazi

    1. Have you never seen Blazing Saddles or something?


  9. “I was horrified,” said Destiny Thompson. “She was with the people I wanted her to be with. She was with people I trusted. And now she was taken away from those people and in a shelter with people I didn’t know.”

    Why can’t they leave Destiny’s Child alone?

    1. if ever there were a need for emoticons, eye roll specifically, this would be it…

      1. You shut your mouth, that was amazing.

        1. Agreed – that is worth at least 2 internets. *Golf clap directed toward Snark.*

    2. I approve this message.

  10. But that dream of a visit took an ugly turn shortly after leaving the studio Saturday night, when the group, exhausted from their work, stopped off at nearby gas station.

    “We were on the GPS trying to figure out where the hotel was. And we sat there and we dozed off.”

    Nothing unusual about this story at all. Groups of people fall asleep at gas stations trying to find their hotel with a GPS all the time. They probably fell asleep 3 or 4 times trying to find it on the way from OK.

    1. So handys are Germn cell phones and bjs are naps. Good to know. Hard to keep up with all this.

    2. That is… odd.

  11. Any parent who would let their 13 year old daughter go on an out of town trip anywhere with two grown men (regardless of race) should get the shit kicked out of them.

    1. What if the grown men are relatives? You know, uncles, grandparents, cousins, etc.

      What if the grown men are old family friends?

      Don’t make decisions about who others should trust unless you’re willing to let others decide who you should trust.

      1. We are debating with a human fool sandwich, man.

      2. These were teachers. Not relatives.

    2. Two grown men with decent character just cannot be trusted with female flesh aged 13. Maybe we should also look into this kid going on an out of town trip with her two grown parents. Two grown people just cannot be trusted with anything out of town I tellya, almightyklutzknuckle!

  12. So she gets ‘stolen’ by two black men and then saved and handcuffed and thrown in the back of another car by a white one who gives her to other people who won’t let her go without outside pressure. Only in America…

    1. When the police decide that a kidnapping happened, they make damn sure that a kidnapping happened.

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