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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Holy Toledo!

Well, here's a news story from Toledo, OH. People are being fined $25 for parking in their own driveways. The hell of it is is that the city has allowed street, bridge, and harbor workers to issues citations. Now they employ other citizens to spy on you and mind your business for you.

Apparently, you're not allowed to park your own car in your own driveway on your own private property if it is parked in the "turn-around" area of the driveway. I can only assume that the city also mandates that driveways have "turn-around" areas.

We're talking about PRIVATE PROPERTY folks. Oh well, this is what happens when you allow the gubment to dictate where you can smoke, where you can carry your gun, what light bubs to use etc.

Stories like this really piss me off.

The good citizens of Toledo should tell city officials to go straight to hell. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200.

Then again, the citizens voted them in to begin with. Elections matter. Betcha it's mostly a buncha Dimocrats with a few "moderate" Republicans in the mix.

Go HERE to read the whole story. Geez!



  1. Yea, its getting crazy out there. The world has been turned upside down, but I still hanging on, but waiting for Newton's law to be over turned---where's the super glue!!

  2. Apparently it's an old law from a time when cars were first created. A gravel driveway was bad for the tires made at that time. But the only reason the law is being used now is that the government wants more money. Police are not even handing out the tickets, it's the garbage men handing them out. No warrants or anything, on private property. Judge Napalatano says this is wrong on every count. That people must be notified before a law is reinstated and given the opportunity to "correct the situation, i.e. blacktop their driveway."

    You ask me it's just wrong.

    Debbie Hamilton
    Right Truth

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