March 23, 2006


Last Call

...The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is using undercover agents across the lone star state to begin arresting bar patrons for being drunk—while they’re still sitting inside the bar. A spokesperson for the commission said that sitting at a bar doesn’t exempt you from laws that would otherwise be applied to people who weren’t at the bar, and by arresting them before they leave the establishment, the inebriated people won’t have a chance to get behind the wheel when they leave the pub. It doesn’t seem to matter if you have a designated driver with you or not.
...The spokesperson, Carolyn Beck, said, “There are a lot of dangerous and stupid things people do when they’re intoxicated, other than get behind the wheel of a car.”
...Ms. Beck and her friends at the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission are showing us that people can do stupid things when they’re sober, too.
Source: KUTV


Blogger Legally Insane said...

congratulations, j.p....

i am at a complete loss of words to even respond to the utter inanity of what you have described. a complete loss...

March 23, 2006  
Blogger J.P. said...

I’m waiting for them to next go after kids who play auto racing video games. They could cite them for driving without a license.

March 24, 2006  
Blogger amy said...

I don't know what's worse, this law in Texas, or the one about dog-groomers. This is why it pays to be a libertarian. Sheesh!

March 28, 2006  

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