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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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Last week, in Best Buy. Wussed Way., I promised I’d write about the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and how they might apply to (at least some) barefooters.

Let me do that now.

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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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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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Déjà P.U. All Over Again

Yesterday’s entry, Déjà Vu All Over Again, gave us a very interesting view of how restaurants reacted to bare feet back in the 1970s.

But of course there is always the sordid side.

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Melodramatic News Stories

I really hate it when newspeople use bare feet to transmit their own fears. We have two recent news stories where bare feet really have nothing to do with the story, but they were still highlighted as if they were particularly relevant and bad.

Worse yet, they must do it because they think their audience will respond to it.

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