Well, we've pretty much survived another 60-day Florida legislative session. As in most years, this lawmaking period involved hatred toward immigrants, crazy ideas about guns, extremely mean and regressive laws aimed at drug addicts, rules designed to destroy the environment, and liberal use of the N-word. Sure, some good things happened this year: A few laws designed to help ease the pain of the War on Drugs and police state were passed, and the Legislature did approve a deal to help revive the Everglades.
But for the most part, lawmaking in Tallahassee this year involved tossing a bunch of legal nightmares at the wall; sacrificing a few orphans to Moloch, the biblical god of child-sacrifice; and hoping nobody noticed your terrible idea before it was written into law. Here's what the cretins slipped past us this year:
The awful ideas that passed but await Gov. Rick Scott's signature:
The ones that didn't:
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And, of course, one of the craziest things ever proposed by a sitting lawmaker: