RE: Transparency, was re: On January 28th, Criminals No Longer Another Face in the TampaStadium Crowd

From: John Marlow (
Date: Mon Feb 05 2001 - 14:23:11 MST

Naaah; the scary thing is, it's the best thing going. Just stay outta
the major cities and the too-small half-towns. (Why best thing going?
Combination of things. nations with arguably "more free" societies
don't have the military muscle to be left alone.)


On 5 Feb 2001, at 15:24, denis bider wrote:

> John Marlow writes:
> > If you see nothing wrong with police deliberately
> > intimidating/attacking journalists and seizing/destroying the
> > evidence thereof, well--perhaps you'd find eastern Europe to your
> > liking...
> Actually, you wouldn't. You would probably prefer LA. Based on what I read,
> that is the place where such events are most likely to happen; that, and
> China. Eastern Europe lags behind quite significantly.
> I was rather disgusted when I read the LA Times article. Even if one gives
> the police a big benefit of the doubt due to one-sidedness of the article,
> it's bad enough. Reports like these are continuously strangling my desire to
> ever move to the United States, as much as I once wanted to.
> - denis

John Marlow

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