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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001154.txt from 2002/06

From: Bill Hausmann <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Music vs. drug testing
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 22:17:16 -0400

At 05:22 PM 6/30/2002 -0400, Mark Gresham wrote:
> > But you see, you HAD done nothing wrong, and told them everything. If you
> > had stubbornly refused to speak, even though you had done nothing wrong, it
> > would have looked highly suspicious to them and a less desirable outcome
> > might have resulted. And if that had happened, regardless of your right not
> > to incriminate yourself, it would have been YOUR fault for being a jerk
> > about it.
> Not at all. You know, you're so completely far off base it isn't
> There was no cause for a pile of squad cars in the first place.
> The jerk in the scenario was the solo cop, who didn't even bother to
>check inside the convenience store to see if anyone was injured,
>bleeding or dead (since he was so fired up about there being a possible
>crime), much less to find whether a crime had taken place at all.

I absolutely agree that the cop was 100% in the wrong. Your correct
response to him, however, was what kept it from being a disaster. Two
wrongs do not make a right.

Bill Hausmann
451 Old Orchard Drive
Essexville, MI 48732 ICQ UIN 4862265

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