3 FUCKING years it took for the system to finally drop charges against this man and not because he was innocent.
Elderly Deaf Man Beaten by Cops for 7 Minutes for Not Responding to Their Yelling
1 Corinthians 10:13 (KJV)
13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
That would explain my bafflement I suppose: I have never in my life followed fashion or consumption trends.
The only brief times in over 40 years as an adult, I have ever been "hip" and "with it" is when my tastes or needs intersected with the pop culture zietgiest.
And those instances have been very rare.
“…I believe that at this point in history, the greatest danger to our freedom and way of life comes from the reasonable fear of omniscient State powers kept in check by nothing more than policy documents.”