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Friday, May 25, 2007

  Donutophilia

There are a lot of things about the US that make me a bit, well, crazy. One of them is the revenue model surrounding the traffic ticketing system. I try to imagine what it would have been like if the "speeding ticket" had existed in the wild west. Quite a few sheriffs would have wound up strung by their heels, I reckon. Back then the worries were bigger - but I guess the speeding ticket is simply a sign that the citizenry is insufficiently armed nowadays.

Still, if keeping cops in donuts is a means to keep them calm and out of the home, then I'm all for it.

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