Wednesday, 26 January 2011

We Are the Resistance!

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I didn’t waste time listening to the [Mi]Stake of the Union last night, and I hope you didn’t either. Life contains enough indignities without subjecting ourselves to that. Besides, short of “I’m resigning after firing all federal employees,” the Thief-in-Chief has nothing to say that I want to hear. 

Instead, I caught up on my reading at “Parking Network [PN]… the first online information source for the parking industry.” You know you’re languishing in a totalitarian nightmare when such a publication blares, “Department of Homeland Security [DHS] and Transportation Security Administration Offer Free Anti-Terrorism Training.” Parking. Even empty cars at rest can’t escape the police-state’s dragnet. 

“Terrorists often use parked cars or trucks to carry, conceal or serve as bombs,” PN’s article breathlessly tells us, “and for that reason, local government officials are … utiliz[ing] parking professionals as foot soldiers in the war on terrorism.”