Skip to comments.Traffic Camera Victim ‘Pays Back’ Police Dept.
Posted on 06/09/2010 8:11:25 AM PDT by HandsOffMyFreedom
If youve ever been issued a traffic ticket by a red light or speeding camera, you will revel in the bittersweet justice one luck recipient bestowed upon his local nanny state police department.
Upon receiving a speeding ticket in the mail, Brian McCrary followed the citations payment instructions and attempted to pay his $90 fine on the Bluff City Police Departments (BCPD) website. Much to his surprise, he discovered its domain name was about to expire.
Instead of paying his fine, McCrary saw it as a rare opportunity to literally pay back the police department for violating his civil liberties with Big Brother traffic cameras ...
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That is hilarious...guess the ticket revenue is going to be going down in the aptly named “Bluff” City.
Kudos to Mr. McCrary!
How funny if he sold it back to them for $90....
So, help us with this...
A guy breaks the law by running a red light, almost killing someone (probably) and thinks it is a violation of his civil liberties that he gets a ticket by machine?
To punish those who are trying to keep kids from getting killed by this doofus, he buys their domain and publishes slams against law enforcement. He needs to meet Joe Arpaio.
There are too many anarchy kooks running around thinking no rules are the equivalent to freedom. Wake up guys.
Plus a small "donation" to the "charity of your choice".
It is, despite your bogus, cheezey editorialization.
This is about city revenue and not public safety. Cities turn them off when they stop bringing in the revenue (because of compliance).
They have to split the ticket money with a private corporation that makes and maintains the boxes.
A neighbor had a good story about receiving one of these ‘pictures of you running a red’ tickets in the mail. He sent them a picture of a hundred dollar bill. About a week later someone at the DMV with a sense of humor sent him a picture of a set of handcuffs. I still think he told them to get lost.
You forgot to mention all of the cute puppies and old ladies that this miscreant has probably already mowed down.
If you open up a website and let it go down, somebody can buy it I did not know that.
This is one of many reasons I don’t think government has the competence to run health care. Can you picture a private sector firm placing its Web site into the hands of someone this clueless?
however having cameras everywhere to spy on people is NOT the way I want the law enforced...
how would you feel about a camera in the restroom to make sure you wash your hands for a full 10 secs and if you didn't, an alarm would go off?...maybe a citation and a fee?
My wife wants a camera in our bathroom to make sure I put the lid down.
Your comment might carry some weight if not for the gross editorializing of the incident. “almost killing someone (probably)” “those who are trying to keep kids from getting killed by this doofus”. I mean, come on, where were the puppies and bunnies in this story??
I agree that you can take the Libertarian ideal to an extreme, but you can’t argue against it with fabricated details of an actual event.
A schadenfreude moment!
I see no indication of the driver running a red light, it was a speeding ticket.
These are the easiest tickets in the world to beat, but it will cost you a short day in court.
The main street in my town, has become something like a scene from Orwell. Multiple school zones, tricky hours, tons of cops, no walking students, govt signs EVERYWHERE about bike zones. THere are camera machines everywhere.
I wasn't aware that speeding, hence endangering the lives of others, was a "civil liberty".
In any event, the City of Bluff City VA has instructed it's citizens to call Brian McCrary in the event they are about to be robbed, raped or murdered; young Brian will then be able to teach those who are truly victims the finer points of civil libertarianism.
Freeper keyword "cop hater".
With some people (especially in restaurants)... this could only be a plus... *chuckle*
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