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    over time. After enough delay and public statements, they could even claim it is all tainted and should be thrown out. I hate to keep siting Key and Peele, but the skit about the Pegasus covers the phenomenon. The cops aren't asking because they don't want to know.

    I was present at a hearing where the cop had written conflicting reports because he was trying to cover up malfeasance. The judge called him up like a little boy to his desk, explained to him what he had meant to say, and then gave his guilty verdict.

    Cracker(krăk´ẽr ) Someone, usually but not exclusively white, whose world view is primarily formed by consensual validation as opposed to observed fact, hence “cracker” for someone brittle, insubstantial and lacking in nutritive value.

    by outis2 on Thu Aug 14, 2014 at 11:49:05 AM PDT

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