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Welcome To Extortion, Texas.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Fenian_Bastard, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. And this, of course, is Not About Race.
    http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-texas-profiling11-2009mar11,0,507135.story
     
  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    No, it's about race.

    And money.
     
  3. kleeda

    kleeda Active Member

    So tell us the gist of the story, for those of us with blackberry's and thus not able yo get the link.
     
  4. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Cops are shaking people down, with a high portion of the people being shook African-Americans.

     
  5. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    I wonder how many of these yokels cheered for Emmitt Smith and Tony Dorsett?
     
  6. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    I've been to and through Tenaha many times in my life. And I can say, with good authority, this is absolutely about race and money.
     
  7. JR

    JR Active Member

    Sounds like a 60 Minutes story waiting to happen.
     
  8. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    There are disturbing shades of Tulia here.
     
  9. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

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    "MOST OF ALL...GOOD FOLKS."

    Yeah, real salt-of-the earth people. Pricks.
     
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  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    East Texas is full of towns like this.
     
  11. I Digress

    I Digress Guest

    Ah... 'real' America.
     
  12. finishthehat

    finishthehat Active Member

    It's not a big deal, but this story has been reported in the Texas media for some months. I forget who broke it, but it wasn't the LA Times.

    Not that there's anything wrong with them doing their own take on it, of course.
     
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