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CaptainACAB wrote (edited )

Reply to comment by Silver_ in Guess who? by ziq

Yeah, but you have to be careful about what you say.

I should be able to say that I don't care about dead cops without being arrested. It isn't illegal.

In every street corner ? 24 hours a day ? They randomly harass people that much ? Where do you live ?

Yes. Cops have quotas. They're literally incentivized to arrest people. Giving away my location to some stranger on a forum for radical politics to prove a point would be unwise.

Don't get where you're getting this, no problem with black people in neighborhoods...

You don't speak for other voluntaryists that hold segregationist beliefs, though.

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Silver_ wrote

I should be able to say that I don't care about dead cops without being arrested. It isn't illegal

Yes, you are able to say it. If you're not arrested, good for you, but the state doesn't give a shit about laws...

Yes. Cops have quotas. They're literally incentivized to arrest people.

Yeah, but I don't really believe it when you say that cops can monitor every corner of the street, 24 hours a day like you're saying. Even in capital cities, they don't do this. Hell, even in North Korea, they can't do this, It's too expensive.

And If they monitor this city that much, It means that there are crowds of people & you'll be able to blend in, anyway (reducing the probability to be randomly targeted)

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Silver_ wrote

Never said that rape is legitimate. I was just telling him some self defense tips against rape, nothing wrong there/no victim blaming...

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CaptainACAB wrote

every corner of the street, 24 hours a day like you're saying.

When I said "yes", I meant that cops do harass a shit ton of people, not that they're omnipresent 24/7. Obviously, they aren't. Doesn't change the fact that they focus on black and brown neighborhoods more. Nor does it change the fact that those neighborhoods are usually poor and that moving out of these neighborhoods isn't fucking easy. And that's before getting into gentrification, a process that requires more policing in order to get poor POC's out of what used to be their neighborhoods.

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