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Wed Mar 11, 2015, 11:14 AM

Affluent suburb locks up garbage man for waking them up

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I know the city of Atlanta well from the rowdier days of my Freakniking youth. I also know Sandy Springs, which is your fairly standard issue affluent Sunbelt suburb. Complete with mall, ample parking, ridiculously huge interstate highways,  office parks, and a sterile manicured landscape dotted with standard issue mini mansions. Also quite conservative, as this is the home base ok Newt Gingrich and now Tom Price. The place was noted a few years ago by the New York Times for its noted privatization of literally its entire government. Including and especially its sanitation services.

I must say I am not shocked when I hear that the type of people who call 911 because of a trash truck arriving at 5 am would also proscribe jail time as a punishment for doing it. The types who live in these places WANT such things to be the only emergencies they ever have. That and perhaps washing your car in the front yard or planting inappropriate flowers. Overdoing the Christmas lights and what not.

But what is shocking is that the executive in charge of the trash hauling nor its shareholders were hauled in and thrown in the clink. Nope. Just the lowly black guy out doing his job, probably for a pittance and a fraction of what a Sandy Springer earned yesterday on the markets.

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NaturalHigh Mar 2015 #1

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Wed Mar 11, 2015, 11:42 AM

1. The sentence has been suspended.

He won't go to jail.

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