New Way To Fund Your Local PD

Discussion in 'Freedom and Liberty' started by scrapman21009, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. scrapman21009

    scrapman21009 Chupacabra Hunter

    Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes:

    Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes | The Washington Post

    "The Justice Department data released to The Post does not contain information about race. Carr said the department prohibits racial profiling. But in 400 federal court cases examined by The Post where people who challenged seizures and received some money back, the majority were black, Hispanic or another minority.

    A 55-year-old Chinese American restaurateur from Georgia was pulled over for minor speeding on Interstate 10 in Alabama and detained for nearly two hours. He was carrying $75,000 raised from relatives to buy a Chinese restaurant in Lake Charles, La. He got back his money 10 months later but only after spending thousands of dollars on a lawyer and losing out on the restaurant deal.

    A 40-year-old Hispanic carpenter from New Jersey was stopped on Interstate 95 in Virginia for having tinted windows. Police said he appeared nervous and consented to a search. They took $18,000 that he said was meant to buy a used car. He had to hire a lawyer to get back his money.

    Mandrel Stuart, a 35-year-old African American owner of a small barbecue restaurant in Staunton, Va., was stunned when police took $17,550 from him during a stop in 2012 for a minor traffic infraction on Interstate 66 in Fairfax. He rejected a settlement with the government for half of his money and demanded a jury trial. He eventually got his money back but lost his business because he didn’t have the cash to pay his overhead.

    “I paid taxes on that money. I worked for that money,” Stuart said. “Why should I give them my money?”

    Wow, To protect and serve......ourselves to your money!!
  2. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    A slave is ordered, by royal decree to not carry more than $10,000 cash or else they must forfeit it to the men with badges, who are honorable and serve and protect and never harm the slaves. Besides, what is a slave doing legitimately with that much cash? They certainly must be up to no good. Honest business? Hrumpf, slaves do not own businesses, they must collect welfare and accept Obama care and be tied into the grid for eternity. Good slaves.
  3. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    So, I don't have to worry a bit about them taking a large sum of money from me for a minor infraction. Everything is tied up is stuff I don't have the money to use!! :D
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