It sure takes some balls to put these on your truck…
“Dangling some furry dice from a rear view mirror in one thing – but in Virginia, one lawmaker has launched a crusade against decorating a truck’s trailer hitch with a large pair of rubber testicles. State lawmaker Lionel Spruill introduced a bill Tuesday to ban displaying rubber replicas of male genitalia on vehicles. He says it’s a safety issue, because the giant rubber testicles could distract other drivers. Under his measure, displaying the ornamentation on a motor vehicle would be a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum fine of $250.”
January 21, 2008 at 6:26 am
As much as I am for freedom of expression… God, I hate those things.
January 21, 2008 at 2:37 pm
I think they’re retarded, but I think the whole idea of “being distracted” is even more so. Is there also a ban on naked lady silhouette mudflaps?
January 22, 2008 at 11:25 pm
Those mudflaps bug me some days.
To heck with the bumper hitch. I think there shouldn’t be any fuzzy dice, baby shoes, beads, rosaries, or other extraneae on your rearview mirror. That’s a good way to block your view of the road.
Tho I have to admit, I’d be a bit distracted by balls on a bumper hitch. I’m also distracted by bumper stickers.
And annoyed by the endless overuse and misuse of the image of the American flag. When I was a kid, back in the dark ages when dinosaurs roamed the earth, old people beefed about flags sewn onto grubby teenagers’ blue jeans and jackets. Much invocation of the rules of flag handling. Memories of watching scouts take the flag down at camp, with a bugler playing “taps” and the triangle fold and the whole bit. And if it touched the ground, you had to burn it. Now the big flag wavers are on the other side of the political fence, and MUCH more annoying, much more ubiquitous, and equally disrespectful of the old rules.
January 24, 2008 at 12:58 am
And people driving while talking on their cell phones, vearing into my lane or going 30 on the highway…don’t get me started. We have a law, but I don’t think it’s ever enforced.