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'68 I was in Houston. A long-haired BBC cameraman. Friend from LA  told me that if the cops pull you over, don't try the immediately-out-of-the-car, claim the neutral space - "Officer, is this really necessary? gambit."

"Keep your frickin' hands on the wheel, do not turn your head, do not speak unless spoken to, and follow orders immediately." It was excellent advice.

You can't be me, I'm taken

by Sven Triloqvist on Fri Feb 1st, 2013 at 12:40:07 PM EST
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by Number 6 on Fri Feb 1st, 2013 at 12:45:25 PM EST
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Newborn babies, the elderly and the infirm are believed to comprise the non-feared 2 percent.

But watch out for those two-year olds ! - in a house where even the mother has assault weapons.

And the elderly need to be really old - those old varmits can still pull a trigger :-)

But there remains a group of elderly inmates who committed violent crimes during their golden years, proving the point that many victims worry about.

Research has shown that arrests of elderly offenders have risen.

http://www.correctionsone.com/products/medical-supplies/articles/1965383-The-aging-inmate-issue-Can- we-afford-elderly-incarceration/

Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner - that I moved to Nice.
by Ted Welch (tedwelch-at-mac-dot-com) on Fri Feb 1st, 2013 at 04:23:11 PM EST
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That's pretty good advice if stopped in any State in the USA.

I can swear there ain't no heaven but I pray there ain't no hell. _ Blood Sweat & Tears
by Gringo (stargazing camel at aoldotcom) on Sat Feb 2nd, 2013 at 12:26:05 AM EST
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Very good advice if you're stopped by Swedish police as well.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Sat Feb 2nd, 2013 at 05:29:43 AM EST
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