Why people applaud robbers and killers

 
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07 February 2019 12:18
 

Hurrah for the liar, cheat, criminal!  Folk songs about Jesse James - war criminal, bank robber, murderer?  https://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-jessejames/

Pablo Escobar as Robin Hood?  https://www.crimeandinvestigation.co.uk/article/pablo-escobar-evil-kingpin-or-robin-hood

Born in Rionegro and raised in nearby Medellin, Pablo came from very humble beginnings – a fact which he would later use to win the affections of Columbia’s struggling, everyday people. His criminal activity began soon after abandoning his university course, and started with him selling contraband products for smugglers, stealing cars, and kidnapping people for ransom. Building on this experience he began to sell cocaine, and by 1975 he had established the first audacious smuggling routes into the United States. Business soon boomed, and by the 1980s it was estimated that 70 to 80 tons of cocaine was being transported to eager customers in the US every month.

During this time Escobar used aggressive tactics to protect his business interests. Whether they were police, journalists, or politicians, those that defied or spoke out against him were promptly assassinated. As the Columbian government attempted to close in around him, he waged an open war on them, using his vast wealth to fund further assassinations, as well as corrupt the very people tasked with stopping him. For a time, Pablo Escobar appeared to be invincible.

 

 
 
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07 February 2019 13:48
 

These guys stick it to “The Man”, so they are admired by people who feel powerless. Banks screw people, robbers screw banks.

 
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07 February 2019 18:16
 

Then they all illegally immigrate to Mexico, right? Good thing they didn’t build a wall.

This one-way traffic pattern is part of a larger scheme to concentrate all crime to the earth’s equator. Once there, where the surface speed is the greatest, a brief acceleration of the earth’s rotation speed will, we are told, hurl the offending inferiors to escape velocity. In space, no one can hear you plead.

 
 
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08 February 2019 11:47
 

Why people applaud robbers and killers - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOv-Ncs7vQk

70 years from now, will millions of white supremacists and evangelical tourists be buying souvenir red MAGA hats at the Trump Presidential Library?  https://www.thelocal.it/20150414/italians-who-worship-mussolini