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How Dare You Try To Feed Yourself!

Via Sploid, apparently the purveyors of gambling, showgirls and booze don’t want to deal with smut competition. Note the condescending tone of the reporter, as if such folks who’re trying to make their lives better in what ways they can should be looked down upon. What’s most confusing though, is this quote:

I have nothing against them personally and I’m aware of amendments one and three and I know they have a right to earn a living. But they should be responsible for the (trash). I spend half my day out here picking up the cards.

Okay, amendment one, yeah, that makes sense in this context. But three? Let’s see what it says, shall we?

No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.

So, apparently, those casino-owning bastions of moral rectitude will have to allow the handbillers to stay…and not force said same handbillers to quarter troops in peacetime (nor in time of war).

  1. Bret says:

    Ha, there’s certainly enough trash walking around the city.

  2. Timothy says:

    Lobby the city for trash cans?

  3. Bret says:

    Indeed, the sidewalks are public, but a ton of the flyers get dumped on resort property. So for the company that’s getting literally dumped on and incurring the cost to clean the trash, the matter of public sidewalks isn’t of as much concern.

  4. Timothy says:

    Last I checked sidewalks were public, but I can attest that at least the LV airport smells like a sewer. Interestingly, so does most of downtown San Antonio.

  5. Bret says:

    I’m not sure, but I think it’s more an issue of externalized cost — somebody else’s product or by-product polluting your property. Of course, all that is set against a backdrop of a city that smells like a sewer.

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