Re: We are all Africans (was Re: PDAs are searchable by cops)

From: J Corbally (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 16:58:13 MST

>How about the wrong vehicle color? I've been pulled over more with my
>red Cherokee (with gold trim) than I have with any other car besides an
>old beater I had that looked like a pot-head-mobile.
>Profiling by vehicle is an easy way to get around racial profiling,
>because drug dealers, for example, tend to exhibit a specific sort of
>taste in car decor (crack dealers like gold trim and tinted windows,
>pot-heads like VW's with phish or GD stickers, etc).

Reminds me of something I saw in Virginia last year when shopping. In the
parking lot was a blue car (no idea of the make/model). It had a Christian
fish swallowing a Darwin fish.



"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures
to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'

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