This county has over half a million registered voters so no way in hell 
should I be called every two years.  This is just harassment.  Maybe I 
should tell them that they're lucky they called me because I'm a tantric 
and can "remote view" the crime and also do the astrology for the 
event.  Maybe then I'll never get called again.

On 03/14/2013 10:41 AM, wrote:
> Yep - I get summoned all the time too, though I am hoping my latest 
> discussion in the courtroom has tempered that. If the courthouse is that far 
> away, show up, tell them you don't have reliable transportation and it would 
> be a hardship to get back and forth. They will excuse you. Lots of folks try 
> to say they are too valuable at work - not a valid excuse vs. civic duty, 
> though losing money as a consultant sure is, as a financial hardship.
> --- In, Bhairitu <noozguru@...> wrote:
>> Speaking of jury duty, I got a jury summons the other day for a county
>> courthouse 20 miles away!  I live at the county seat and the main
>> courthouse is right here just a few miles away.  So why the fuck are
>> they wanting me to go to that courthouse?  And why in a county with over
>> a million population why do I get a summons every two years?  That's
>> just not right.  The reason why is probably like the dumb ass DHS jerks
>> many of the people who work in government are out of touch with
>> reality.  They just behave like robots.  I'm going to fight this summons
>> and try to get the issue publicized.  However a friend who lives in this
>> town says that courthouse is supposed to be closed. Perhaps just
>> postponing my jury duty might push to the date where it is closed and
>> the cases moved locally.  What a jerk off place the US is becoming.
>> On 03/13/2013 07:40 PM, doctordumbass@... wrote:
>>> I was recently excused from a jury after stating to the prosecutor that 
>>> both the practice of convicting someone with intent to commit a crime, when 
>>> they did not have the intent, and the practice of using inmate testimony 
>>> against the defendant, were legal concepts I could not accept. Also said 
>>> that I could not automatically trust the testimony of a police officer (due 
>>> to life experience). I wasn't belligerent, and framed my responses clearly 
>>> and respectfully. Gotta stand up for our rights - no one else will.
>>> On the other hand, I am very grateful to have a police force in place, 
>>> though there are obvious limits on their power.
>>> --- In, Duveyoung <no_reply@> wrote:
>>>> Who here has the guts of these guys?
>>>> You'd think all of us would have suchlike, but not me.  These guys are 
>>>> heroes --  wizards of "holding onto rights."
>>>> Where did TM ever push the concept that we'd all turn into heroes of 
>>>> righteousness of any sort?  The TMO wanted sheep not shepherds.  Anyone 
>>>> trying to lead was kicked out, right?
>>>> I don't think contacting the transcendent EVER made me even a titch 
>>>> braver....let alone "one of Arjuna's pals."
>>>> And I haven't heard shit-one from any TMer here about my concept that TM 
>>>> doesn't change personality -- except for the conventional processes of 
>>>> ordinary human psychology.  IT DOESN'T.  Fairfield has the exact same 
>>>> number of saints as any other town its size.
>>>> BAH!

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