Reason.tv: Bikini Banners and F*cking Cops Cracking Down on Curse Words! (Nanny of the Month, June '12)

June's busybodies want to shield your eyes from bikinis and remind you that they're not above ripping your garden out (even if you are complying with city codes).

But top dishonors go to the police chief who admitted on camera that his officers had "more important things to do," but still championed a measure that fines folks for swearing in public.

Presenting Reason.tv's Nanny of the Month for June 2012: Middleborough, Massachusetts Police Chief Bruce Gates!

About 95 seconds.

"Nanny of the Month" is written and produced by Ted Balaker. Opening animation by Meredith Bragg.

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  • Hugh Akston||

    Louise Murray, chairwoman of the local Republican party, said she no longer sees the law enforced and is worried skimpy attire at the boardwalk’s bars and restaurants is threatening to wipe away Asbury Park’s image as a "classy" Jersey Shore town. So she brought the issue to the city council and lobbied members to crack down on offenders.

    Anyone who uses the word "classy" unironically has clearly demonstrated that they have no idea what class is.

  • Whiterun Guard||

    I came for the bikinis, but stayed for the oppressive policing.

    Well played, Ted, well played.

  • ChrisO||

    If anything on the Jersey Shore is "classy", I'd hate to see "unclassy."

  • Whiterun Guard||

    If it was poor grammar isntead of cursing, I could almost get behind it.

  • Brian Sorgatz||

    If it were poor grammar....

    FTFY

  • ||

    She can be my Nanny for the year.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    "We have a lot more important things to do..."

    Apparently not.

  • ||

    Did you see the stars on the asshole's uniform? Who the fuck does he think he is, the General of the Armies? It reminds me of how ridiculously over-the-top DC cop dress is.

  • creech||

    Holy crap, he's a five star general!
    Even the commissioner in NYC only wears four stars (which seems to be a trend out in Podunk, too.) Just what we need are cops who think they are
    Eisenhower. What's next, Field Marshal batons??

  • sarcasmic||

    From his general demeanor and body language I'm thinking he doesn't feel that a day is complete unless he's arrested at least one person for assaulting his knees and fists.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    That's a quality of life issue.

  • np||

    http://goscandinavia.about.com.....enmark.htm

    Nudists love Denmark for its many "free beaches" and CO beaches (clothes optional). Nudism in Denmark is perfectly acceptable - should it be prohibited as an exception, a sign will tell (e.g. at Holmsland Klit and Henne Strand). Since nudism in Denmark is so widespread, it's not included in the list of maps of nude beaches in Scandinavia.

    (old news) Danish officials employ topless girls to control speeding:
    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=0ae_1209755255

  • sarcasmic||

    nice

  • Hugh Akston||

    Didn't the people who drafted the Verbal Morality Statute stop and think that the town will lose more money in a hopeless constitutional challenge than they will gain by enforcing it?

  • ||

    Statist don't think. They just feeeeel.

  • ||

    Repeat after me: Intentions Over Results.

  • DEATFBIRSECIA||

    I think the garden rippers should have gotten it this time. And by "it" I mean the same thing Mother Teresa got when a clerical error in heaven sent her to hell:

    http://www.theonion.com/articl.....-mixu,973/

  • Mr. FIFY||

    This... is why Republicans suck.

    Other shit... is why Democrats suck.

  • ENDelt260||

    Even in Reason's own video my sensitive ears need protection from the prohibited sounds?

  • xld||

    Style is your word that oftentimes reminds of something new for female
    frequently dress and even equipment. But dear men, you will find numbers of very low cost finishing touches items that are able to incorperate a qualified professional and chic turn to your image, however you really should continue yourself making use of the latest model. These types of essential accessories is seen as a "not expensive replicate affordable handbags" for men, called a briefcase. The briefcase actually comes from the 14th century when satchels had been to move valuables. Satchels are sacks with diagonal straps crossing a body of a bag. The bag is going to be hung with the shoulder on his or her opposite hip. Today satchels are widespread to carry books which made up from leather material or material for example , jean material.

  • xld||

    Style is your word that oftentimes reminds of something new for female
    frequently dress and even equipment. But dear men, you will find numbers of very low cost finishing touches items that are able to incorperate a qualified professional and chic turn to your image, however you really should continue yourself making use of the latest model. These types of essential accessories is seen as a "not expensive replicate affordable handbags" for men, called a briefcase. The briefcase actually comes from the 14th century when satchels had been to move valuables. Satchels are sacks with diagonal straps crossing a body of a bag. The bag is going to be hung with the shoulder on his or her opposite hip. Today satchels are widespread to carry books which made up from leather material or material for example , jean material.

  • xld||

    Style is your word that oftentimes reminds of something new for female
    frequently dress and even equipment. But dear men, you will find numbers of very low cost finishing touches items that are able to incorperate a qualified professional and chic turn to your image, however you really should continue yourself making use of the latest model. These types of essential accessories is seen as a "not expensive replicate affordable handbags" for men, called a briefcase. The briefcase actually comes from the 14th century when satchels had been to move valuables. Satchels are sacks with diagonal straps crossing a body of a bag. The bag is going to be hung with the shoulder on his or her opposite hip. Today satchels are widespread to carry books which made up from leather material or material for example , jean material.

  • xld||

    Style is your word that oftentimes reminds of something new for female
    frequently dress and even equipment. But dear men, you will find numbers of very low cost finishing touches items that are able to incorperate a qualified professional and chic turn to your image, however you really should continue yourself making use of the latest model. These types of essential accessories is seen as a "not expensive replicate affordable handbags" for men, called a briefcase. The briefcase actually comes from the 14th century when satchels had been to move valuables. Satchels are sacks with diagonal straps crossing a body of a bag. The bag is going to be hung with the shoulder on his or her opposite hip. Today satchels are widespread to carry books which made up from leather material or material for example , jean material.

  • gaoxiaen||

    Oh, I see. People who want to ban bikinis. I thought it was about something like big banners with pictures of women in bikinis. I'm all for them.

  • ||

    Nanny of the Month" is written and http://www.lunettesporto.com/l.....c-3_7.html produced by Ted Balaker. Opening animation by Meredith Bragg.

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