Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Sunday liquor sales

Apparently, after hundreds of years of oppression, we may be able to buy liquor on Sundays by the end of the year. See here. I'm not much of an expert on public policy, but I think this is a net positive for everyone. Tax revenue will go up and cyclists have less a chance getting run over between 7:30 and 8:45 on Saturday evenings (knock on wood). Additionally, poor planners like me won't have to worry on Saturday afternoon if there'll be enough Miller Lite in the fridge after a ride on Sunday.

Also, it's another blow to WASPy, puritanical hegemony of our lives. Maybe if we had alternated between Saturday and Sunday closures every other week to switch between shabbat and sabbath, it'd be a little more fair. Maybe someone should have made a 1st amendment claim about Sunday liquor sales.

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