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Comment: Re:Good ... (Score 1) 1073 1073

Your definition would excluded menopausal women and impotent men from getting married. Inter-family marriage is very common. Intra-family marriage and polygamy are really old-school and should probably be allowed, where no coercion is present. Pedophile marriage is indefensible.

Comment: Re:No shit (Score 1) 286 286

Easy compromise: Allow texting while stopped. Most reasonable people get their texting done at the stoplight. It is not particularly dangerous to text while at a stoplight. Annoying to others but unlikely to cause a crash. Since you are less likely to get caught texting on the move, the law creates an incentive for the worst behavior. If you are stopped, you are not really driving in any non-legalese meaning of the word. It wasn't legally driving before the MADD folks had the laws changed to bust the guy sleeping it off in the bar parking lot.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke