For purposes of this blog "this" as it appears in quotes is legal, ethical, responsible and all the rest
in that line.
Imagine your boss quite literally turns around in front of you. He does a physical 360. Nothing unusual, no worries.
Now, imagine after this brief spin, your boss demands that you do NOT do "this." He also demands you do "this" at the same time.
"This" is the position local law enforcement across the state of Georgia is in.
The General Assembly, as it is known in this state (it should be called The Generally Asses), has passed laws establishing
Now this same legislative body in its infinite pure damn stupidity is ordering local law enforcement to NOT ENFORCE SPEED LIMITS!
Fair warning. I am trying to avoid profanity, but it is hard when referring to that...
Anyway, The Generally Asses passed a law limiting how many speeding tickets local law enforcement may write.
See? We have a law that the Thin Blue Line is supposed to enforce but cannot enforce.
In other words, law enforcement may NOT enforce the law.
"Baker, police departments are not revenue generators. Police
Yep. In case you think speeding is not a safety problem, check here, here, here, here, here
This article and many like it are driving (HAR!
My community is regularly singled out as one of the worst speed traps in the state. We do get a lot of money off the Interstate. The. Interstate. We get it from people who feel like they can do more than 90 miles per hour. Super speeders.
I like this. Keeps my taxes down.
If you are one of those people who are upset about the speeding tickets and the fines and so forth, I have two solutions for you:
1) DON'T DRIVE THROUGH TURNER COUNTY!
2) DON'T %$^^ﬁﬂ‡° SPEED!
Simple as that. You don't speed, you don't get a speeding ticket. You
Meantime, if you get a speeding ticket in my community, feel free to call my office and complain. I promise to laugh at you so hard my ribs ache. I'll even trade insults and profanities with you, if that's how you want to play it. I'll also thank you for keeping my taxes down.