The Great Bloomberg Booze Backlash of 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg probably needed a stiff drink last night, after an article ran at the New York Post earlier in the day reporting that the mayor was planning to curtail alcohol sales in the Big Apple. The city health department’s Partnership for a Healthier New York City was considering initiatives to slash the number of businesses that were licensed to sell | Read More »
New York Fights Scourge of Capital-ism
Opening a new front in the War on Error, New York City will soon spend an estimated 27 million dollars to get the city’s thousands of street signs to STOP YELLING AT YOU! In the name of readability the city will be moving from CAPS LOCK to Title Case on all street signs. There are over a quarter of a million signs to be replaced | Read More »
Reason’s Nanny of the Month Cracks Down On … Ladies’ Night?
Via Glenn Reynolds: Says Reason.tv: Busybodies in Illinois are itching to bag baggy pants, and -Holy handcuffs, Batman! -in Los Angeles they’re throwing the Caped Crusader behind bars! But there can be only one Nanny of the Month, and this time it’s the state bureaucrat who’s thumbing his nose at the great Kool & the Gang anthem by cracking down on bars and restaurants that | Read More »
Reason.tv’s Nanny of the Month, April 2010 Edition
Via Instapundit, Reason’s “Nanny of the Month,” featuring my home state of North Carolina, I’m sad to say. . It just keeps getting better doesn’t it? Backstory here. OPEN THREAD