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Old 10-11-2015, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Manhattan
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And being a corporation bestows all the rights of personhood without any chance of actual punishment beyond a fine, most of which are a couple days' revenue
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Old 10-12-2015, 09:00 AM
 
Location: West Harlem
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Probably that "dont be a snitch" mentality, which I just don't get.

It originates in a fundamental mistrust of institutionalized authority. It's not that they want to live with things as they are - most absolutely do not - or that they DO trust their "own" kind, so to speak. It's just that they mistrust them far less. This should be expected in a population that has been excluded from the social contract both legally and then, ultimately, by simple default. Suffice to say now that police violence has not helped the case.

You will learn this if you send time in the population and listen closely; try to understand. It's just the way it is. It may change but hard to know how or when.
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Old 10-20-2015, 10:54 PM
 
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If I were on a jury I would find the guy not guilty. People will take advantage of free money if it is offered. It's the people who give out free money in the form of welfare who should be responsible for ensuring it goes out to only those who need it. And of course welfare is the result of legalized theft: money taken from one person to give to another. The guys giving it out and taking the money are the bad guys not those that take what is offered.
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Old 10-21-2015, 06:22 PM
 
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EVERYONE knows SOMEONE in this city renting an illegal apartment or have heard of someone doing it.
NO its not allowed, but people do what they to do to survive in this city
and to all the people telling this poster to report this person, you guys are some snitches
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Old 10-21-2015, 06:40 PM
 
Location: West Harlem
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EVERYONE knows SOMEONE in this city renting an illegal apartment or have heard of someone doing it.
NO its not allowed, but people do what they to do to survive in this city
and to all the people telling this poster to report this person, you guys are some snitches
Thanks for demonstrating the point ...
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