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Your Tax Dollars at Work

Every time I hear someone having a hissy about some assinine law or ordinance up for vote I have to laugh. Lock a bunch of cranky old stuffshirts  in a room together for too long and what do you expect? There is just no telling what they will come up with. I have collected silly laws for years now.  You can Google them as silly laws, dumb laws, etc. When I need a good laugh I read them. Behind every one of these laws there was an incident that outraged someone enough to demand that something be done about it. Trying to picture what happened always gets me going. I like to think of all the wild and crazy adventures I’ve had and will still have and contemplate what kind of law could result from them.  Here are few of my favorites:


It’s illegal to shoot yourself to get out of jury duty. I have contemplated that option.


It is illegal to push a live moose out of a moving airplane. My question is, how the hell did they get the moose in the plane, and just how drunk were they?


Biting someone with your natural teeth is “simple assault,” while biting someone with your false teeth is “aggravated assault.

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