“Unhappy it is, though, to reflect that a brother’s sword has been sheathed in a brother’s breast and that the once-happy plains of America are either to be drenched with blood or inhabited by slaves. Sad alternative! But can a virtuous man hesitate in his choice?” - George Washington, 1777
The irony of this law being enforced by a guy carrying a pager, a
cell phone, a two-way radio and playing Solitaire on the laptop bolted
to his transmission tunnel while he keeps one eye on the readout of his
radar gun is duly noted.