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msongs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-01-10 09:17 AM
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5. the goal of "private industry" is to screw n cheat everyone it can as often as possible lol nt
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  -"6 Cities That Were Caught Shortening Yellow Light Times For Profit", privatizing law enforcement. jody  Apr-01-10 08:52 AM   #0 
  - Ah, the wonders of a free market! No wonder the teabaggers hate government...  joeybee12   Apr-01-10 08:55 AM   #1 
  - If the private vendor did this without the knowledge or consent . . .  MousePlayingDaffodil   Apr-01-10 09:01 AM   #2 
     - the goal of "private industry" is to screw n cheat everyone it can as often as possible lol nt  msongs   Apr-01-10 09:17 AM   #5 
     - Maybe so . . .  MousePlayingDaffodil   Apr-01-10 09:28 AM   #9 
        - It tells us that the local governments think of citizens, first and foremost, as a revenue source.  FiveGoodMen   Apr-01-10 04:42 PM   #27 
        - For one thing it tells us that a police state if given too much power, can become addicted to it's  Uncle Joe   Apr-01-10 04:52 PM   #28 
     - I'm pretty sure that is the case  MajorChode   Apr-01-10 09:33 AM   #10 
        - In fact, I believe that, in some cases . . .  MousePlayingDaffodil   Apr-01-10 09:36 AM   #12 
        - I've heard that  MajorChode   Apr-01-10 10:15 AM   #19 
        - I would believe that...  awoke_in_2003   Apr-01-10 11:32 AM   #22 
        - I always question any private enterprise  LiberalFighter   Apr-01-10 10:36 AM   #20 
           - That's just politics as usual in Texas  MajorChode   Apr-01-10 11:46 AM   #24 
  - Greed make the world go round  liberal N proud   Apr-01-10 09:02 AM   #3 
  - Wow, that's something you never think about  Canuckistanian   Apr-01-10 09:16 AM   #4 
  - If we got rid of traffic lights cars would be less useful.  hunter   Apr-01-10 09:23 AM   #6 
  - A four way stop is more wasteful of fuel than a properly set up red light..  Fumesucker   Apr-01-10 09:27 AM   #8 
  - Why isn't Paradise Valley in AZ on the list?  lonestarnot   Apr-01-10 09:26 AM   #7 
  - or anywhere in Phoenix - Mesa - Tempe - Gilbert - Chandler for that matter.  Soylent Brice   Apr-01-10 09:35 AM   #11 
     - Money grabbing machines on every corner.  lonestarnot   Apr-01-10 09:43 AM   #13 
        - yup. lived in Phoenix for a couple years, 2006 - 2008.  Soylent Brice   Apr-01-10 10:03 AM   #17 
  - I'm not sure how red light cameras are legal  rbixby   Apr-01-10 09:46 AM   #14 
  - Good question. I browsed "Traffic enforcement camera" at Wikipedia after I posted the OP.  jody   Apr-01-10 09:55 AM   #15 
  - Well, it would teach you to never lend your car to an asshole.  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-01-10 10:14 AM   #18 
  - Its true...but  rbixby   Apr-02-10 08:52 AM   #29 
  - You could say the same for parking tickets  MajorChode   Apr-01-10 03:15 PM   #25 
  - No shit? I almost had an accident in Chattanooga because of the damn short yellow light.  howard112211   Apr-01-10 10:00 AM   #16 
  - I KNEW IT !!  eppur_se_muova   Apr-01-10 11:19 AM   #21 
  - Probably Summersville  spinbaby   Apr-01-10 03:19 PM   #26 
     - YESSSSSSS!! Summersville!! That's it!  eppur_se_muova   Apr-02-10 09:04 AM   #31 
  - I was saying this back in the 90s  Blue_Tires   Apr-01-10 11:38 AM   #23 
  - dallas and lubbock. i swear here in amarillo, lately, there have been 4, 5 times  seabeyond   Apr-02-10 08:56 AM   #30 
  - A privatized police state? That just blew Orwell's mind.  PVnRT   Apr-02-10 09:06 AM   #32 
 

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