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Black Man Driving White Wife to Work Accused of Being Illegal Cab Driver: Lawsuit

THIS SHOULD BE FILED UNDER: WTH!!

http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140611/flushing/black-man-...

FLUSHING — City investigators wrongfully accused a black man of being an illegal taxi driver after they spotted him dropping off his wife at work, believing she was a white livery cab passenger, a lawsuit charges.

Married couple Dan Keys Jr., 66, and Symone Palermo, 53, are suing the Taxi and Limousine Commission for $3 million, claiming that in an act of racial profiling its agents seized their Lincoln Town Car for eight days and gave each of them summonses — despite their attempts to explain they are husband and wife.

The couple claims that TLC investigators pulled over Keys, a car salesman, because they mistook Palermo, who is biracial, for being white and assumed she was a customer.

“Upon information and belief, when attempting to identify illegally operated taxis, it is the official policy or custom of [the city and the TLC] to instruct its employees to target and single out vehicles operated by minorities with white passengers,” the lawsuit says.

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What A Waste Of Taxpayer Money

How much in resources is spent monitoring drivers all over the city?

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"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard

Was she in the back seat?

Was she in the back seat? J/K!

"Villains wear many masks, but none as dangerous as the mask of virtue." - Washington Irvin

front seat got wet from open

front seat got wet from open window when it rained the night before.

This is the tyranny of the multimillion dollar medallions

This is the tyranny of the taxi guild, and their multimillion dollar medallions that they defend like a dragon guarding its golden hoard.

Most cities require medallions to operate taxis. In NYC, they cost well over 1 million dollars. And the Commission, whose only job is to permit the medallions, makes sure no stinking poor person can earn a living with their car.

Freaking scumbags!

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

why isnt the economy recovering?

?

Isn't It?

Here's proof:

http://youtu.be/mMGaLhTdhOc

Maybe this is what was on their minds (the cops):

http://youtu.be/BR0oZ2pnhyg

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

That was the last movie

that I saw in a theater.

The Last Time I Was in Flushing, Queens

...was in the Fall...1999.

They called it Flu Shing due to the large populace of Orientals living there.
Many were extremely "hot" women on rollerblades WOW!

In such a racially diverse city it is amazing that this occurred.
That said, it's incredible that they didn't plant some dope on this couple to make some more charges stick.

That's usually how a black-white couple are perceived by the cops;
perceived as "druggies".

I hope they sue the hell outta the agencies involved, and win.

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

Dan Keys Jr. just

retired.

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.

Wasn't He a Candidate

...for POTUS one election cycle?

Keys...keys....keys...which keys was that?
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EDIT:
I just remembered: ALLEN KEYS

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

I was just saying Dan Keys Jr just retired from

the settlement he's about to receive.

;)

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.