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originally posted by: discolo
Two police stop a puppet show even though they are outnumbered 100/1. They are so scared they call for a back up team. To much hilarity and mirth from the public. There was no violence but then again the people who were there just let themselves be ruled by 4 police who were "just doing their job" and "upholding the law". Is this democracy? Who makes these laws? Why do they make laws that everyone thinks are ridiculous? And why do we obey them?
originally posted by: Domo1
Street performers are generally scumbags in Europe. No license, scam tourists, huge nuisance. I was in Italy when I was about 15, guy came up and started tying something on my arm. I thought it was some cultural weirdness. He makes a bracelet and then asks me for the equivalent of $10 US. I told him no, he insisted, I started trying to rip the thing off and he laughed. "Ok, a gift, a gift!" and walked away. They scam people left and right. You don't get to start setting up puppet shows everywhere in the middle of the streeet.
originally posted by: abe froman
I don't understand why the cops didn't taze and beat the puppeteer while simultaneously tear gassing the crowd, must be because I'm American.
Barcelona lives from tourism which has been adversly affected by scum gypsies from eastern europe invading and stealing what isn't screwed to the floor.