~ Cross Posted from RightMichigan.com ~
Some decisions shouldn’t require a great deal of thought, but people are still making the wrong choices.
If you regularly text while driving, its safe to assume you have made a few other stupid mistakes in your life. There is an element of common sense involved, and a great amount of responsibility as well. If you hurt, maim, or kill someone because you have not given your full attention to the act of driving what could be an instrument of death, you fail. You lose, and perhaps not so much as those who suffer the losses of YOUR actions, but your life will change.
Women Fard, Guys Gawk, nearly all of us have eaten food so easily picked up from a drive through dollar menu, and yes.. its hard to find anyone who has not at least taken a cell phone call while operating the family wagon, pick up or Coup De Ville. In fact I would argue that most gals from the tender age of “daddy give me the keys” use earrings to mount their personal communication devices to the sides of their heads.
And the camel’s nose, always searching for a new and deliciously imposing way to insert itself into our lives, seems to lift the tent’s edge all too easily nowadays. And it has really bad breath.
The Texting ban in Michigan is now a full fledged reality. It is ILLEGAL to text and drive. Further.. the POLEEECE can pull you over for it, if they think you are doing it.
But still.. they have to ASK YOU if you were..
You see, the law really doesn’t lay out the mind reading aspect of law enforcement’s abilities, and how they are seldom wrong. They must be able to first psychically determine that you aren’t hammering out a quick entry to make a phone call, or decide whether in fact you are truly doing the dirty deed… of TEXTING… buwahahaha
Huh.. you would think the lawmakers would have figured THAT out before sending the Queen Bee of the hive of Lansing Hair brains (Jennifer Granholm) out to O-Land for the great signing. Yeah Oprah, Obama, and “O-MI-GAWD-HE-HAS-A-GUN” ..land.
Maybe they did..
Given the original limits of the Seatbelt law, smoking restrictions, and how they have morphed into new wonderfully oppressive past times for our otherwise respectable law enforcement, we can see where this might “CALL OUT” for an even greater definition.. One that includes the obvious answer of a complete bans on phones altogether.
That or under skull implants.
Indeed, we have yet another 4th amendment victory to be sure. Thank you very not.