Trudy
Don't blame the killing of unarmed black people
Sun Oct 1, 2017 11:03am
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at a disproportionate rate on crime rates. Has nothing to do with the crime rate when no crime has been committed. It's about cops being trained to be fearful and have an attitude that they are not just representatives of the law, but have the authority to do as they please - to place themselves above the law.

Nothing scarier than a fearful authoritarian with a gun, unless it's a court system that won't convict them of anything.

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    • Don't blame the killing of unarmed black people — Trudy , Sun Oct 1 11:03am
      • It is obvious racism is in the mix.PH💀💀EY, Mon Oct 2 8:35am
        One might argue it's a culture clash.
        • Culture clash? Trudy, Mon Oct 2 12:16pm
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