The kid went to court and he didn't have any drug traffickers to snitch on
and even his own defence lawyer says 'Is there anybody you want to help set up?
But Rashi digs deeper: In saying "the matter has become known," he argues, Moses really means that now he understands why the Israelites were condemned to slaverythe wicked Hebrew man beating his brother and threatening to snitch on
Moses if he intervened is the embodiment of the moral failures that have propelled God to inflict such a severe punishment on His people.
You all best hope I don't bust case because people will be in trouble and you will never snitch on
anyone again, I promise you that.
BY THE TIME "Stop Snitchin'" hit mainstream awareness last year--with a memorable moment when the rapper Cam'ron told Anderson Cooper that he wouldn't even snitch on a serial killer next door--the slogan and subculture phenomenon of T-shirts, music video references and DVDs had become easy for pundits to tut-tut as irresponsible and dangerous, a street-life rebellious pose that smacked of witness intimidation.
Brown does a respectable job of building a clear-eyed case against the use of informants, and sentencing policies and enforcement practices that have created a situation where low-level dealers snitch on each other to get reduced sentences and prisons overflow with people of color, all the while having no impact on the drug trade.