Regarding the lies. 99% of the time they are simply embellishments as you say. Which is fine.
There was one lie, which I get the impression was justified but feel free to put me right if not.
A guy's name came up in conversation…"
The DOJ has released a report of its investigation into the Ferguson police department.One thing that stuck out for me, were the example anecdotes which really brought home that just "not breaking the law/doing something wrong" is no protection.A few non-criminal (in that no criminal charges were filed, despite the arrests and municipal charges) examples via the NYTimes piece:In 2012, a 32-year-old black man was sitting in his car, cooling off after playing basketball in a public park in the…See More
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