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Pd_patch_max50

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The car theft post reminded me of this. In the state of Mississippi if you break into a car and steal items inside you are charged with Car burglary and the sentence if 3 times longer than if you stole the whole car!!!
What is it like in your area?

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so yes if your gonna break a window to steal a radio better to take the whole car instead Never will figure this one out....

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cbeard1287 said:

so yes if your gonna break a window to steal a radio better to take the whole car instead Never will figure this one out....

That is our law makers hard at work with their infinite wisdom.......MORONS!


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In the town I live in, it's illegal to drive without windshield wipers but its not illegal to drive without a windshield.


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dsponder1980 said:

In the town I live in, it's illegal to drive without windshield wipers but its not illegal to drive without a windshield.

Another example of the infinite wisdom.....


"It would be better for one to have a stone tied around their neck and thrown into the sea, than to cause a child to stumble."

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Why is it illegal to park on a parkway and illegal to drive in a driveway?

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I think California leads the way in this area. Where else in the world can you injure yourself, breaking into someone's home, and then sue the homeowner....and win?

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I have always thought those who make these lame laws should spend 6 months on patrol so they can see how ineffective thay are.

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My opinion is that lawmakers come up with laws that are convenient for them. They do not have to deal with enforcing the laws, testifying in court or any of the dirty work. In Arkansas, if some knuckle head flips off an officer there is nothing that he/she can do about it, because according to the powers that be it does not provoke a violent response. Only if others are offended by the gesture and are willing to testify, can you arest the sack of crap. Case in point...a State Trooper stopped a driver for speeding and wrote that person a ticket. Once the driver was released he flips the trooper the bird. Trooper goes after the driver an writes him for Disorderly Conduct which goes to trial and is found guilty by Municipal Judges. The case is appealed to the Supreme Court where the verdict is overturned and the trooper is then sued civily by the sack of crap. The sack of crap is awarded $4,000.00 dollars for their inconvenience. The trooper paid $2,000 and the agency paid the other $2,000. The part that pisses me off is that the turd didn't jailed when he flipped the bird. The trooper wrote the guy a criminal citation and released him.

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hogwild said:

My opinion is that lawmakers come up with laws that are convenient for them. They do not have to deal with enforcing the laws, testifying in court or any of the dirty work. In Arkansas, if some knuckle head flips off an officer there is nothing that he/she can do about it, because according to the powers that be it does not provoke a violent response. Only if others are offended by the gesture and are willing to testify, can you arest the sack of crap. Case in point...a State Trooper stopped a driver for speeding and wrote that person a ticket. Once the driver was released he flips the trooper the bird. Trooper goes after the driver an writes him for Disorderly Conduct which goes to trial and is found guilty by Municipal Judges. The case is appealed to the Supreme Court where the verdict is overturned and the trooper is then sued civily by the sack of crap. The sack of crap is awarded $4,000.00 dollars for their inconvenience. The trooper paid $2,000 and the agency paid the other $2,000. The part that pisses me off is that the turd didn't jailed when he flipped the bird. The trooper wrote the guy a criminal citation and released him.

sometimes you just have to take it and wait for the right time to get them for another crime... sad but true...

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Another case of the lawmakers doing something out of conveinience: The Alabama State Legislature passed an amendment to the speeding statue in the early 1990's. The statue states that "32-5A-171(9) Any speed limit set pursuant to this section shall be enforced by any municipality or any law enforcement officer of a municipality only within the corporate limits of the municipality and not within the police jurisdiction of the municipality." This was passed b/c a few state representatives were stopped on the interstate for speeding by a city officer in his jurisdiction, not city limits.


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How many out there work in states where the homeowner has a duty to retreat when the crook breaks in a house?

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dsponder1980 said:

In the town I live in, it's illegal to drive without windshield wipers but its not illegal to drive without a windshield.

lmao, that is a good one.


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trusty said:

How many out there work in states where the homeowner has a duty to retreat when the crook breaks in a house?

WHAT? IN COLORADO YOU CAN USE DEADLY FORCE, EVEN IF THE BAD GUY IS NOT ARMED. AND IT IS ENCOURAGED.


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how about virginia targeting its own residents when it comes to tickets...................

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Until recently, it was a Class 1 misdemeanor to abuse your dog, and a Class 3 misdemeanor to abuse your child. Class 1 misdemeanor is more serious than a class 3.


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In Walker County, Alabama; it is illegal to "beat" your spouse with a stick that is larger in diameter than you thumb. I found this in a book called "Silly and Weird Laws". I live close to this county. Kinda scary.


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dsponder1980 said:

In Walker County, Alabama; it is illegal to "beat" your spouse with a stick that is larger in diameter than you thumb. I found this in a book called "Silly and Weird Laws". I live close to this county. Kinda scary.

in this same book it states,"in Texas you can't be charged with muder as long as you tell the person when and how you will kill them."

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How about DWI laws.

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dsponder1980 said:

In Walker County, Alabama; it is illegal to "beat" your spouse with a stick that is larger in diameter than you thumb. I found this in a book called "Silly and Weird Laws". I live close to this county. Kinda scary.

That is where the saying "rule of thumb" come from. In Virginia it is a Class 6 Felony to have oral "relations" between two consenting adults.and a Class 1 Misdemeanor to have regular "relations" if you are not married.

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GTown5oh said:


dsponder1980 said:


In Walker County, Alabama; it is illegal to "beat" your spouse with a stick that is larger in diameter than you thumb. I found this in a book called "Silly and Weird Laws". I live close to this county. Kinda scary.


That is where the saying "rule of thumb" come from. In Virginia it is a Class 6 Felony to have oral "relations" between two consenting adults.and a Class 1 Misdemeanor to have regular "relations" if you are not married.


MD has some laws like that as well.. they are only enforced if you get pulled over while thats going on.. i dont know of many judges who would even hear that case..


I want to find the driver(s) at the front of the traffic jam and have their license(s) revoked. Then make them ride the bus until they promise never to hold the rest of us up again.

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PA still has common law on the books that say if someone steals your horse or russels your cattle you can hang them from the nearest tree. We all know that wouldn't fly, but still on the books.

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Did you know that in FL it is against the law to have sex with a porcipine? Why in the hell would you need to make a law like that if someone hadn't tried it?

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ArmyMP says ...



Did you know that in FL it is against the law to have sex with a porcipine? Why in the hell would you need to make a law like that if someone hadn't tried it?



I would think that would be a self-correcting/one time only situation! LOL