Tuesday, April 21, 2009
In these troubled times, it's hard to know what to do next. The stock market is in the toilet and our tax money is going to bail out companies that engaged in reckless speculation and simply can't be allowed to lose money. Naturally, were you or I to lose money in such reckless speculation we'd simply sleep on park benches, so it would be no problem at all.
But communities in Missouri and Kentucky have zeroed in on the real problem in America: baggy pants. To show they mean business, they're prepared to fine offenders a thousand bucks, or even give them 90 days in the hoosegow.
I'm glad to see that our neighbors are finally standing up to this menace, and I for one hope that Mayor Michael Bloomberg gets on the case, just as soon as he finishes closing all those nasty public schools.
Posted by NYC Educator at 5:09 AM