Saturday, December 20, 2008

Unequal Protection Under the Law

A prostitute in the US is treated like human garbage by police and the courts. Even the legal prostitutes in Nevada are looked upon by many as less than human and persecuted due to the nature of their business, which happens to be an unconstitutional application of religion in government policy. A biker, especially with club patches, is branded by police as a criminal and perhaps a even collector of kiddie porn.

I'll go back to my original litmus test for who's a problem for society and who isn't. I've never had a prostitute cause me a problem. They're in the people business and always have a smile and a kind word for a stranger. I've never had a biker, even one who may fit the profile of a 1%er ask for anything but to be left alone...fair enough. I'd have to go as far as saying that the authentic bikers are by far, by far, the most responsible motor vehicle operators on the roads. I'm not talking about the dangerous kids on sport bikes, buzzing in and out of traffic at 15+ over the speed limit. They're nuts and trouble waiting to happen. I don't consider them true motorcyclists, just kids with too much time and money on their hands...and underdeveloped brains.

On the other hand, various police officers stare me down daily and extend a constant shove. Politicians treat me little better than they treat prostitutes.

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