A few teenagers want to start their own country on an island off the coast of California. They steal from local stores to fund their efforts.
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During his lecture to the boys, Friday says,"And if you can't settle that one, how about the 55,000 Americans who'll die on the highway this year? That's nearly six or seven times the number that'll get killed in Vietnam. Why aren't you up in arms about that?" Although no one could have known any better at that time, about two years into the heavy combat phase, the total number of American dead would eventually reach 58,000, far exceeding Friday's rosy prediction. See more
Sergeant Joe Friday
Don't think you have a corner on all the virtue vision in the country or that everyone else is fat and selfish and yours is the first generation to come along that's felt dissatisfied. They all have, you know, about different things; and most of them didn't have the opportunity and freedoms that you have. Let's talk poverty. In most parts of the world, that's not a problem, it's a way of life. And rights? They're liable to give you a blank stare because they may not know what you're talking ...