Re: Car vandals
2009-03-01 23:21:30 GMT
On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Mari Lea <lea_petra <at> yahoo.com> wrote:
> I agree that personally destroying property is not a right way or efficient way of protest, but... I would privately cheer any Hummers that went up this way. As long as no one was injured.
John just pretends to look around and hums.
> On a side note. Last summer there was a rash of car vandalism in our town. The police said it was like someone ran down the street with a piece of metal and scrapped all the cars. This is what I found interesting.
> 1. Only wealthy neighborhoods were hit.
> 2. Only cars parked on the street. As long as you were on private property the car was not touched, even if it was out in the open.
> 3. The tire slashing was done only to SUVs
> The police never arrested anyone. But I have to wonder now if that was a protest of sorts.
I have never understood why a public space (a street) can be used to
store private property (a vehicle).
John Mayson <john <at> mayson.us>
Austin, Texas, USA