From: gpsman on 21 Mar 2010 23:13
On Mar 21, 12:35 pm, Brent <tetraethylleadREMOVET...(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
> On 2010-03-21, Honorable Mention <skycityret...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mar 21, 1:52 am, lil abner <@daisey.mae> wrote:
> >> Scott in SoCal wrote:
> >> > Last time on rec.autos.driving, My Land of Misery <gr...(a)netzero.net>
> >> > said:
> >> >> US 50 between I-470 and MO 291 has been tagged as a Travel Safe
> >> >> Zone...all traffic fines in that stretch are doubled.
> >> > BWAAAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA!!!!!!
> >> > What's next, a "The State Needs The Money Zone" where all traffic
> >> > fines are tripled?
> >> You're catching on fast. I bet they are ahead of you though.
> >> Their label will be more creative probably.
> > The "Stay Alive Initiative", "Missourians for Safe Driving", "Are you
> > dying for a ticket?" or some blabber like that all meant to try to
> > brainwash you into believing that a "routine traffic stop" (arrest) is
> > "for your own good" (mmm hmm...huge penalties for exceeding an
> > arbitrarily low speed limit is for your own good). This all happened
> > b/c people making lots of money for years made them get the Stockholm
> > syndrome where we needed "more police on the street" to "protect us
> > from those horrible criminals". Yep, the same people that jumped for
> > joy at the "three strikes law". The same LLB's that proudly boast "I
> > support law enforcement" and other such nazis who love to proclaim if
> > you ever criticize them that they are protecting "your freedom" and
> > suggesting you are a criminal. So the mayor then supported more law
> > enforcement. Guess what happens to the next mayor who tries to
> > downsize the police force?
> That works with even further expansion. Is there a single instance
> anywhere that government of any level did something for our safety, to
> keep us safe, or otherwise for our own good that did not expand
> government power and revenue? Or at the very least serve business
> or special interests close to the government?
Got 'cher goal post right where you want it, k00k?