FYOG: Texans Can Be Kidnapped

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From the For Your Own Good Department comes the heartwarming story about a new law that empowers officials to use “reasonable force” to remove people from areas under mandatory evacuation orders.

Great! The last thing we want are pesky citizens staying around to watch over their property. Those Galvestonians are asking for it.

If the bad weather doesn’t get them, the state will. (That said, officials, according to the news article, are saying that they might not have enough resources–cops and jails–to arrest too many. We’ll see about that.)

7:27 pm on July 27, 2009