posted on Oct, 17 2013 @ 09:37 AM
reply to post by luciddream
People get jail time for petty theft while people in power steal billions, steal lives, and it's admired (granted, that doesn't make stealing right in
either case; but the age old issue of whether stealing to feed oneself is less wrong than stealing for profit or fun, but that's another debate).
A better question is, from who did she steal? If someone throws his or her own quarter into a fountain, does that quarter then immediately become the
county's property because it was thrown into a fountain?? Which brings me to my next point, who actually pays for the courthouse? The citizens, by
Hypothetical: Secondly, what if that was her OWN money she threw in there at some point in the past? Does that still make it stealing if she is
retrieving it? Does she lose the right to that money and does it immediately become the property of the county simply because she threw it in a
This whole case is stupid. Granted, there could very well be others factors involved in why she was actually arrested, but this is still stupid.
i want to know WHO legally has the right to that money (the federal government, since it's "abandoned" and they coined it?), and from WHO she is
Such a stupid waste of time, headache, and tax dollars, this case.
And people wonder why the country is going downhill.
The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its less fortunate members.
edit on 17-10-2013 by Liquesence because: (no reason given)