The State Police Department in Minnesota secretly made up laws for the purpose of harassing truck drivers. On the sly, and in contravention of existing Department of Transportation standards regarding driver fatigue, police officials circulated a check-list of ludicrous standards aimed toward plain harassment. Truck drivers are suing. Good for them. The arrogance of this fabricated law situation is too typical of our times. It’s part of a horrifying trend you must keep alert to; if cigarettes help in that cause we suggest you use them, where legal, and where not.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."