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Originally posted by Tifozi
reply to post by EyesII
I'm an airline pilot.
You would be amazed with some of the stories I could tell you.
...still, airplane travel is the safest way of getting around the world.
Get my point..?
Originally posted by six
reply to post by truthquest
Each time the police PROFIT from crime by issuing a speeding ticket that counts as one abuse. I'd say that accounts for 95% or more of police abuse of power. Anyone who either is involved in crime for profit needs at least a year in prison from a reasonable standpoint. These thugs in uniform must understand what they are doing is extortion.
Lets see....Speed LIMIT....and you were exceeding the speed LIMIT...Therefore you were breaking the law and got caught. Its called crime and punishment. What would you have the punishment for speeding be?
You need to be more informed about your local government. For the most part speeding fines go into a general fund not to the police department.
ETA- I have seen alot of people on here griping about speeding tickets. There is a simple solution..DONT SPEED. If you dont speed, then you are not breaking the law. Not speeding=No fine. Speed limits are laws. Cops enforce laws.
[edit on 30-11-2009 by six]
THE POOR ARE PUNISHED WITH FINES WHILE THE RICH ARE NOT
But that gets lost on you with all of your bloodthirsty revenge lusts.
Its not the right way to punish anyone for anything.
And why was the law there to be broken? To keep me safe? Hell no. It is there to collect money for the local police.
whatever the reason, the reason I "broke the law and got caught" is because my locality chose to create a for-profit law.
Its very common for police to be patrolling for speeders very far outside their jurisdictions virtually everywhere across the country!
Or are you someone who believes government workers are paid so much because they work the hardest?