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  1. #1
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    Aug 2003

    LA Gang Tours

    I did not see this posted anywhere and also was not quite sure where to post it so I hope this is okay.

    For $65, tourists get peek at Los Angeles gangland amid cease-fire negotiated among rivals.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Only miles from the scenic vistas and celebrity mansions that draw sightseers from around the globe - but a world away from the glitz and glamour - a bus tour is rolling through the dark side of the city's gang turf.

    Passengers paying $65 a head Saturday signed waivers acknowledging they could be crime victims and put their fate in the hands of tattooed ex-gang members who say they have negotiated a cease-fire among rivals in the most violent gangland in America.


    Also, here is a link for this group that is offering these tours:

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    When I was young and bold and strong,
    The right was right, the wrong was wrong.
    With plume on high and flag unfurled,
    I rode away to right the world.
    But now Iím old - and good and bad,
    Are woven in a crazy plaid.
    I sit and say the world is so,
    And wise is s/he who lets it go.
    Dorothy Parker

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    um, yeah, we just entered the age our ancestors warned about

    shouldn't this be prohibited since they're sorta profiting from crime?

    wonder if the people who signed a waiver could actually read English

    also wonder if they saw anything that was worth $65

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    btw, I love your siggy - DP is one of my favs

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Central PA
    NUTS! This is absolutely NUTS!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Chicago burbs
    Why would anyone be interested in taking such a tour? Better yet, why would anyone be willing to pay any gang member for illegal activity? The idea sounds about as exciting as paying the garbage man to take me on a tour of a land fill.

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