a blog with cultural bulimia.

Friday, July 22, 2005

Point for the terrorists.

New York City will begin tomorrow morning randomly checking bags at subway stations, commuter railways and on buses, officials announced today.

"People who do not submit to a search will be allowed to leave, but will not be permitted into the subway station. The police commissioner said officers would take pains to avoid singling people out for searches based on race or ethnicity."

TOTALLY UNRELATED, except that it was also found in today's NYTimes:

"Don't get me wrong: I love a big, ugly tomato as much as the next girl."

Consumer Philosophy by Tar-zhay: "In what other country on the planet would you find a store that sells a cup of coffee for more than a pair of children's shoes?"