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In California, Lincoln High School cheerleaders had planned to hold a car wash fundraiser until the San Jose Environmental Services Department stepped in. City officials say all such car washes violate water discharge laws, which bar anything other than rainwater from flowing into storm drains.

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  1. Their storm drains can only have distilled water, rainwater, or pure-grain alcohol. Something about bodily fluids.

    And speaking of bodily fluids, I’ll be in my bunk.

    1. Use a dirty sock to contain your discharge. God forbid it would contaminate our precious storm sewers.

  2. Runner’s World gets into the gun banning advocacy business.

    And yes, it’s one of those “as a hunter/gunowner I think you should take away my rights” sort of articles.

    As Americans, we have a long history with firearms. We also have a government built on compromise, so here is the compromise I propose: Ban assault rifles and handguns for everyone except police and military personnel. These weapons are made to kill humans and should be strictly limited. At the same time, allow responsible citizens to own rifles and shotguns. Rifles are for hunting big-game animals, shotguns are for hunting birds; non-automatic versions of these weapons should be available for those with an interest in hunting or target shooting.

    Blargh.

    1. Went and looked at it. Tried to comment. I have come to hate these sites where you cannot comment without a Facebook account.

      1. Yup. I hate ’em because I have to turn off Ghostery to display them. Sometimes I just have to see the hate and idiocy though.

        If one did have a facebook would your friends, relatives and coworkers be able to see your comments?

    2. I know a guy, used to hunt a lot, has a cabin up in Cuba, NM, went full libtard on guns, stopped hunting and sold his, supports Obama to the hilt, etc. Strange.

      1. Brain tumor.

    3. “Ban assault rifles and handguns for everyone except police and military personnel.”

      Fuck you. No.

      1. C’mon, don’t you know that our system is based upon compromise. In other words give up all of your rights and we won’t kill you.

        Seriously though, my compromise would be the repeal of the NFA, dissolution of the ATF, national reciprocity, end of gun free zones, and a lifting of firearm trade restrictions (let’s bring those garands home where they belong!).

        1. How about this….

          Seriously though, my compromise would begin with the repeal of the NFA, dissolution of the ATF, national reciprocity, end of gun free zones, and a lifting of firearm trade restrictions (let’s bring those garands home where they belong!).

          I think that’s better.

          1. I like your platform, do you have a election ballot I can mark?

          2. Mine would continue with gun safety courses and sharpshooting teams at the elementary level (I could pull back to middle school) and a total disarmament of the police forces.

      2. Seconded

    4. Here’s the compromise I propose: Go fuck yourself.

    5. We also have a government built on compromise

      Let’s see…Federalist Papers. Check. Federalists and Anti-Federalists. Check. Standing armies and the citizen militia. Check. I’m missing the part about pantywaist bedwetters that smuggle grapes and their preferences descending from being terrified of their own shadow. Go make an honest attempt at cracking open a history book you fucking prat. By the way, nice way to have your finger dangerously close to being in the trigger guard. Sensible gun owner indeed.

      1. Fur realz. You notice how in every “I’m a gun owner/hunter that believes in gun control” media pic the guy’ll have shitty trigger discipline?

        Remember the yokel in the bloomberg ads that had his finger on the trigger of a shotgun with the barrel aimed on his kids while he called for more background chex?

        1. That’s what happens when you get a journalism intern to pose as the hunter in your fake story.

      2. Historical ignoramuses like this really make me rage. Depending on his age, his grandfather’s generation could walk into a hardware store and buy a Thompson submachine gun without paying the $200 stamp tax. His father’s generation could mail order a fucking 20mm anti tank gun from WWII. I keenly observe that those generations categorically did not erupt into an era of wanton genocide. He would probably shit his pants if he looked into what goes on in Switzerland. Fuck this idiot.

        There is a great place for this guy and it is called the United Kingdom utopia is already set up and waiting. Really sorry your Aussie buddy got wasted by some little psychos, maybe you can run the pain away.

        1. Could always take the teaches of Peaches, and fuck the pain away.

          1. I am sure this dude has crotchless spandex running spants with an aperture cut open around the butthole. The exposed butthole aperture is very practical in that it facilitates the evacuation of bowels, which distance runners need to do from time to time. The crotchless part is just for fun.

            I hope he runs his little legs over to Western Europe. They need him.

    6. Show me someone who trusts the cops, and I’ll show you someone who has never been in need of their shitty services.

      1. Show me someone who trusts the cops, and I’ll show you someone who has never actually met one.

    7. When even Guns and Ammo magazine are writing about how dated the 2A is, having runners world write one, is no surprise.

      Just means the derpfection has taken over everything.

      1. Fuck. Link?

        1. It was Dick Metcalf in the “Backstop” column of the December 2013 G&A. Text in .pdf hier. Title of his piece: “Let’s Talk Limits: Do certain firearms regulations really constitute infringement?” Relevant quote:

          “I do believe their fellow citizens, by the specific language of the Second Amendment, have an equal right to enact regulatory laws requiring them to undergo adequate training and preparation for the responsibility of bearing arms.”

          G&A desperately trying to unfuck themselves here.

          Not very smart. They still shoot editors, don’t they?

    8. I always find it fun to reply to such nonsense with something like the following:

      The constitution upon which our government rests even opens with the phrase “We the people of the United States, … do ordain and establish this Constitution” and the Declaration of Independence states governments derive their “just powers from the consent of the governed”. As Americans, the power of our government does not derive from some king or divine mandate, but from the will of the people governed.

      Therefore, I offer this startling compromise: I will accept any gun legislation proposals whatsoever as long as they apply equally to the government and populace. That’s right, I’m perfectly OK with no guns at all if it means that the local cops, FBI, and even the Army have to obey the same regulations. Otherwise, you have a logical contradiction.

      (I don’t have a facebook account, or I’d go do so on the original article.)

  3. OK wow d em cheerleaders are hot.

    http://www.Privacy-Road.tk

    1. When spamnet goes sentient, they’ll save the cheerleaders for last.

      1. And anonybot does like ’em young, too.

        1. Old enough to get soap in the storm drains, old enough for a phased plasma rifle in the 40 watt range.

          1. Hey, just what you see, pal!

  4. She suggested that anyone seeing a car wash draining into a storm drain can call the phone number stenciled on storm drains and, “We’d be happy to talk with them.”

    Is there a *cash reward*?

    And, the stencil paint — where does *that* runoff go, eh?

    And, wrt “waterless car wash”: HAHAHAHAHAA!!

  5. Remember the yokel in the bloomberg ads that had his finger on the trigger of a shotgun with the barrel aimed on his kids while he called for more background chex?

    Vote for this Bill, or we shoot the dog CHILDREN!

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