"[W]e've got enough laws we can't enforce. We don't want to make any more or criminalize legal conduct."Right. Like that's ever stopped the Chicago government before. I wonder if her head spun around and she vomited green pea soup while she was possessed by the ghost of some long-dead Founding Father. Shiva knows she doesn't normally have any particular aversion to making laws.
Saturday, March 15, 2008
It's not easy being green.
Chicago's much ballyhooed attempt at forcing unlicensed pharmaceutical distributors to dispense their wares in biodegradable paper containers rather than the industry standard plastic bags met a snag when two alderpersons raised objections, saying that the ban would criminalize harmless, legal behavior. Alderperson Freddrenna Lyle stated: