I really wanted to post to a hot law story from the Sisters’ Nugget (who wouldn’t want to post to a newspaper referred to as Sisters’ Nugget? :-), aka Nugget News, but this is the best I can do, which isn’t too bad. It must be a great and peaceful place.
“Don’t rush reform,” By Eric Dolson
“Two laws need to be recognized by the Oregon Legislature, and neither was passed in Salem.
The first is the law of unintended consequences. The second is that, given a chance, most people will do the wrong thing for all the right reasons.
These are immutable, and legislators will obey them, willingly or not.According to The Oregonian, the House and Senate will attempt to “clean up our act,” in the words of the estimable Peter Courtney, after revelations that the Oregon Beer and Wine Distributors Association paid for legislators to go to Hawaii for a little golf.”
Full story here.