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South Carolina cops seize heaps of cash during annual enforcement blitz

SPARTANBURG, SC — A surprise annual enforcement blitz in Spartanburg County is largely about stealing cash from harmless motorists, an analysis shows.

Reporters asked Spartanburg Sheriff Chuck Wright if the operation was all about revenue generation, provoking an interesting response.

After a long pause, Sheriff Wright replied, “You know it’s a part of it, but it ain’t the main reason we do it.”

http://worldlibertynews.com/south-carolina-cops-seize-heaps-...

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We don't need no stinkin' jurisdiction.

Police officers have no Constitutional standing. They are corporate revenue enforcement agents. Because of the bad economy & greedy politicians, they have to fleece you. Then they have the means to sustain their positions. They will do for whoever provides their 3 squares a day. Same goes for the illegal "legal" system. You know, the one known as "admiralty". Still doubt? Then tell me where are the 7th Amendment common law courts & the people's Grand Jury? Anybody?

Next time you get pulled over

and the cop asks you "Know why I pulled you over, Sport?"

You say "Because you want to steal money from the people you claim to serve and protect, Chief."

If Sheriff Wrong says

'public safety' or something close, he's LYING.

Ho hum. Outrage at cop

Ho hum.

Outrage at cop behavior is a lost emotion once you understand that the govt is the mob.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

Operation Rolling Thunder?

Would be more appropriately named Operation Highway Robbery.

Last October, the department raked in over $100,000.00 in confiscated cash, using a tactic known as civil asset forfeiture...

...in just one weekend, police stopped over 1,000 cars and proceeded to search 171 of them. Reporters asked Spartanburg Sheriff Chuck Wright if the operation was all about revenue generation, provoking an interesting response.

After a long pause, Sheriff Wright replied, “You know it’s a part of it, but it ain’t the main reason we do it.”

“It’s a bonus actually when you get the cash or you get the cars we seize and sell,” he said.

Of the 1,000 stops, only 34 people were charged with a crime, and most of those (62%) were for petty misdemeanor charges of “simple possession of marijuana” — being caught with less than an ounce.

A bonus??

If the statements by the sheriff, and the figures shown in the article, don't get it through loud and clear that this unjust practice is about something OTHER than stopping real crime, then I don't know what will.

This practice of incentivized theft not only takes law enforcement officers away from real crime, it instead entices officers to become the criminals they are supposed to be protecting us from.

The citizenry becomes mere prey.

Evil.

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