Random commentary and senseless acts of blogging.
The first Republican president once said, "While the people retain their virtue and their vigilance, no administration by any extreme of wickedness or folly can seriously injure the government in the short space of four years." If Mr. Lincoln could see what's happened in these last three-and-a-half years, he might hedge a little on that statement.
Prisoners of Azkaban
Thursday, May 01, 2003
Thomas Spencer has the lowdown on an innovative plan by Missouri legislators to raise sin taxes and:
Generat[e} $5 million by imposing a 5 percent tax on adult entertainment. The tax would apply to sales of sexually explicit material and services, such as live nude performances and actual or simulated sex acts....
At the sime time, presumably, the state slogan will be changed to: "I'm from Missouri. It'll cost you to show me."