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Letter: We are where we are because we choose to be here
Published on June 14, 2017 Email To Friend    Print Version

Dear Sir:

When the rats eat the cocaine evidence in police custody and we laugh we signal to those in authority that we take our nation and the rule of law as a joke, that they could get away with just about anything if they give us the false sense of superiority that we could laugh about things while actually never doing anything about it, so they do.

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That cocaine was in some person or persons’ custody. Have they been brought to justice?

What if any investigations were undertaken to track down the whereabouts of the cocaine in a world where investigators could have trace the first pig infected with swine flu back to a small village in Mexico, why can't we identify how custodial evidence could leave a police station and disappear into virtual thin air?

And this disappearing cocaine is not my issue today, but our lackadaisical attitude to the rule of law.

Where else on planet Earth has these levels of violent and white collar criminality and such piss poor detection and prosecution rates?

Where?

How come not one government to date has taken it seriously enough to engage the process from a goal oriented point of view where the interdiction and prosecution of ALL crimes are concerned?

Because we the people have not indicated to them in strong enough terms our desires for this to be a functional state.

We are not a serious nation because we are not a serious people.

When THAT changes, expect other things to change as well, but until that happens, have a good laugh, it's all you think you deserve anyway, so enjoy it.

Phillip Edward Alexander
 
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