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The State of the State of…

Written By: William F. B. O'Reilly - Mar• 11•11

California has a $26.6 billion budget deficit and a pension shortfall now estimated at $500 billion.

So what do its legislators propose?

Requiring an alcohol detector in every car in California – one you continuously must blow in while driving for the car to continue to operate.

Plus, The Los Angeles Times reports, “the proposed bill would make $60 million available over the next five years to develop new devices, such as technology which would measure blood alcohol content by touching the steering wheel, or even an ignition button.”

Just what an insolvent government should be spending its money on.

They must be smoking the medical marijuana. They just have to be.



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  1. Me says:

    Just *once* while you’re driving. Continuously would, indeed, be silly:-)

  2. […] There is no religious exemption in the bill.  The state is planning to require drivers to blow into straws in moving vehicles to keep them operating.  Now, neighboring Concord, CA is considering a novel […]

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