Tuesday, July 25, 2006

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Having solved the problems of crime, unemployment, housing, sickness, obesity, poverty, and corruption - the Chicago City Council is turning their omnipotent powers to lost pets.

Chicago aldermen have cracked down on foie gras, public smoking, noisy street musicians and drivers yakking on cell phones.

Now they want to microchip Fido.

A City Council ordinance likely to face a Wednesday vote would require dog owners to have a microchip implanted in the scruff of a pet’s neck for identification purposes.

Is there any activity that they aren’t willing to stick their nose into. Next they will be telling people what they can wear. Think I’m kidding?

They also have threatened to use their legislative might to improve living standards for elephants and require taxi drivers to wear crisp white shirts and matching pants and socks.

You can’t make this stuff up.

HatTip: IlliniPundit

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