posted on Nov, 7 2013 @ 06:00 PM
As it is my hometown, Reading has gone through its growing pains once our manufacturing went the way of disco (ATT/Lucent/Agere plant closed up,
Dana/Parish & Carpenter Tech are shells of their former selves).
Most of what is here now is really places to spend the $ you have at shops/theater, places to eat, and that's about it. Our proximity to all major
eastern cities sorta makes up a great little distribution hub for anything that the Man wants to make a more decision on, so our drug problem has
Anyway, should the guy have killed the criminals? IDK, I wasn't there to know if the guns were merely shown or if they were used to threaten.
I will say this about Reading, the racism is RAMPANT. From the cops to the paper, you'd swear that there were 2 non whites in the entire county.
A few years ago a collection of UC vice cops roll up on a gang member from another gang (that the cops weren't "working" with), they spill out of
their car still UC and START a gunfight with this young black male.
A patrol cop responds to the shootout, starts shooting at the UC cops, kills one of them, and in the fracas the guy who was jumped by the UC cops
leaves. Guess who was charged with murder of the white cop? The black guy who was jumped by the UC cops.
Mods I don't mean to cause any topic drift, I wanted to comment about Reading PA (my home) and edit/amend as needed.