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the bear wrote:
Here's another sage advice: in this country, it's NOT (and I repeat...NOT!!!) "innocent until proven guilty" but rather "you already looked guilty, son. So what u gonna do to prove your innocence?"
Well it could be worse. In some countries I could mention its "you look guilty so I'm going to exercise my right to defend other people's property and shoot your ass dead".
I guess you're referring to the U. S., and the killing of Trayvon Martin. That was awful.
I don't really get, though, how it's much of an improvement that only duly appointed agents of the law are permitted to shoot dead a guilty-looking person, as when London police killed that Brazilian electrician: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/ ... 08,00.html
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