March 22, 2006

Want to see me get REALLY belligerent?

Filed under: government, texas — Alex @ 11:13 pm

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Texas has begun sending undercover agents into bars to arrest drinkers for being drunk, a spokeswoman for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission said on Wednesday.

The first sting operation was conducted recently in a Dallas suburb where agents infiltrated 36 bars and arrested 30 people for public intoxication, said the commission's Carolyn Beck.

Alex Says:  As one who enjoys "the drink" (no, really!), I find this very disturbing.  More disturbing still was the photo that ran with the Yahoo! News article–I have NOT doctored this:

Yahoo! News entry

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