New Jersey Contemplates First-Ever Pet Seatbelt Law
Dogs and cats are being thrust into the distracted-driving discussion; fines for unrestrained animals would be $250 to $1,000.
Probably this question is not one which people wake up to each morning with a compelling need in modern America to find an answer that day, but did it ever cross your mind to wonder what ever happened to the powerful fortunes of Spain? There was a time when Spain was by far the world's greatest superpower during the two centuries after Queen Isabella funded the voyages of Columbus.
They had quite a run at it. Then they became the land of a million laws.
They had so many laws on their books that as you complied with one, you violated another one. To say the least, these conditions cause profound uncertainty amongst the nation's populace. It just becomes so overwhelmingly easier to do nothing than to seek to advance one's condition and status in life by investing your money, your time, your deepest energies and your soul into some enterprise that could be the new equivalent of harnessing electricity, or the currents of air so we can fly - or maybe it just simply feeds your family and educates your few children, and provides some seeds to get them started in life, which is certainly altogether a praisewothy endeavor when accomplished.
We love to talk about American exceptionalism. It's NOT some kind of birthright. It has to be earned, and very few would dispute that. Still, it's not so easy to see how it can be so readily stifled by too many laws and too many lawyers, combined with too many regulations and too many regulators.
The surest way to kill the goose that lays golden eggs is to strangle it by wringing its neck. Now that's cruelty to an animal, wouldn't you agree? That's why this election year is the most important one since the Republicans nominated and got Abraham Lincoln elected. It is greatly certain that Lincoln, and his Emancipation Proclamation plus his profound dedication to sustaining the Union of the United States of America, caused as much change in the human condition as all of the Founding Fathers put together. Modern Republicans would each do well to spend a few moments contemplating Lincoln's moral roots and his accomplishments. Just consider for a moment how much more affluent the Great Comman Man and Woman in America is now as contrasted to the living conditions which were our daily fare only 150 years ago. (Only 150?! Well, yes, think about it this way, your grandmother's grandmother was likely in her prime then. That really wasn't so long ago, all in all.)
We all need to deeply remember and respect the fact that the single greatest attribute to lead America to good fortunes enjoyed is personal freedom. Of course, that means we need to be equally as thoughtful about being responsible for our actions - our inactions - our brilliance and our silliness. Whenever you refuse or deny taking self-responsibility for key elements and occasions in your life, you can be sure someone else will be more than glad to pounce on that opportuity, from which they will seek their own gain at your cost. That much is abundantly plain in life's little lessons book.
Pet owners are the most irresponsible people on earth.They constantly allow their pets to become a nuisance in public. Never more so than when they cause a car crash. I'm for anything that will force people to control their pets.
How stupid, owners need a clue, but not a law. How about a public announcement paid for by PETA? The government must be really in the red to try and enact such a law. What about the police dogs? Considering who the governor is sounds like he ran out of new ideas on fundraising unless you are talking about elections. His mantra "elect me and I will increase your taxes."
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