Ridiculous law of the week

I might make this a feature. Not sure. In my research over the years I have come across some mighty stupid laws.

I came across this one when researching leash laws. It’s a Class C Misdemeanor.

Tenn. Code Ann. ยง 55-8-179:

No person, unless totally or partially deaf, shall carry, hold, or use on any [...]

Clearly, we need ball bearing control

Not exactly something you could sneak around with, but I sure wouldn’t want to be on the receiving end of this!

Via hackaday

Notes from the weekend

“Gone With the Wind” is a really, really long movie. I’d never seen it before and decided to remedy that. It took pretty much all day Saturday when you include the breaks we had to take for eating and letting the dog out. I now understand why he didn’t give a damn. I wouldn’t either.

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There is no “S” in HMMWV

It’s High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, not High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Submersible Vehicle

Hurricane Weather

More like this please.

Brown truck of happiness stopped by

$99 on Amazon, in case you missed it.

Officer Roid Rage “Violated Rules”

And there’s a hearing on September 7th to determine punishment.

Sadly, criminal charges don’t seem to be part of the punishment. Like you and me, only better.

Via Facebook

Just curious

If Hurricane Irene hits Boston and floods the Big Dig, or hits NYC and floods Manhattan, will it be Obama’s fault?

Katrina was all Bush’s fault, and he told everyone to GTFO.

Gun Porn

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Note that the dust cover extends the length of the slide. And its a railfarm. Via reader Tac.

New Shooter Report

A longtime friend and former roommate recently bought a house, and the wife and I decided to buy him a shotgun as a housewarming present. Knowing he wasn’t a gunnie, I had planned on something unscary like a double barrel 20 gauge. Not knowing if he would actually accept it, I told him of our [...]