If it’s OK for Metro to use cameras to monitor its bus drivers, why won’t Maryland law enforcement allow citizens to record the interactions of police and citizens? And if those Metro buses run through Maryland, does the new program violate the wiretapping statute that prohibits certain audio recordings of people without permission?
I’m sure they’ve thought all this out, but …
It seems some restaurants in Paris aren’t satisfied with available supplies of honey, so they’ve set up their own beekeeping operations. You might surmise it’s a good way to give a restaurant’s smug waiters something smug to say to the customers:
” … and that’s made with honey that we cultivate on our own roof.” (snort!)
Cue the oohs and aahs. Then again, maybe not. From the article:
Driving the trend is growing public awareness of the crisis in rural bee-keeping caused by the collapse in bee numbers. Oddly, city bees are not just immune to the health problems facing their country cousins – they are also far more productive.
Vertical integration as a means to secure quality supplies in a timely manner? Paging Ronald Coase!
If you want to see Patricia Neal in a great movie, see A Face in the Crowd (Elia Kazan haters should avoid this). If you want to see a weak movie featuring her, see The Fountainhead.
She was from Packard, Ky.
For any politico, there may be nothing more refreshing and raw than the Fancy Farm picnic held each year in Western Kentucky. I’ve tried to describe it to people before, but experience it during an intense election cycle and you’ll see that the event defies clear explanation.
C-SPAN thankfully was able to attend this year. Have a taste.
Update: Via a commenter, I learn that C-SPAN used the KET feed.
My doctor recently said my ideal weight is about 15 pounds lighter. She did not have an answer when I responded, “OK, so then what’s my optimal weight?”