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Steps on Needle While Barefoot; Sues

Stores will often throw at barefooters a fear that the barefooter will step on something like a needle and sue them. Yet, if you look through court cases, such a lawsuit is really, really rare.

On top of that, the lawsuits that one does find, are never that simple. I have an example of that.

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Permits! Getcher Permits Here!

If you ever looked at some of the lists of stupid laws on some websites, you’d see this one, which says in Texas “A city ordinance states that a person cannot go barefoot without first obtaining a special five-dollar permit.”

But it’s not bare feet that are dangerous; it’s high heels. So I had a dream . . .

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Raped

On Saturday evening, a police patrol in the Ohio State University campus area came across a woman being raped in a parking garage. They stopped the rape and arrested the perpetrator.

The woman was in the area because she had just been kicked off of a local COTA bus.

And I’m sure my readers will easily guess why she was kicked off.

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Best Buy. Wussed Way.

Let me continue with yesterday’s Best Buy. Worst Way.

We pick up the story after I sent an email to Best Buy’s corporate offices about violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Best Buy. Worst Way.

I got kicked out of a Best Buy the other day. I imagine those who’ve been kicked out of other places have had similar experiences.

But this time I had the police called on me.

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Barefoot Truck Driving

Yesterday while writing about barefoot driving I described a ticket somebody got for doing so, and then how the judge allowed the policeman half an hour to find the actual statute before finally dismissing the ticket (because no such statute existed).

But what about when driving a commercial vehicle, like a semi?

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Drivin’ Down the Road

This is what I saw when I was driving down the road yesterday. Looks pretty comfortable.

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