Forget Nanny State…Babysitter State?

I find it harder and harder to be surprised by this kind of thing anymore (h/t Hotair):

Under AB 889, household “employers” (aka “parents”) who hire a babysitter on a Friday night will be legally obligated to pay at least minimum wage to any sitter over the age of 18 (unless it is a family member), provide a substitute caregiver every two hours to cover rest and mea…

  1. Dave Carter
    C

    Eric, it does read a bit like a Leno set-up, now that you mention it…

  2. The Logo

    Great minds think alike.  According to the time stamps, you and Mollie each posted on this topic at 6:43 am Pacific.  Impressive. 

  3. Yankee Whig

    Dave, I almost want a ban on welfare state jokes for fear that they would actually become reality. Trouble is, not only would we run out of material, but we would propel the creation of the Bureau of Humor Standards.

  4. Dave Carter
    C
    Eric Ames: Dave, I almost want a ban on welfare state jokes for fear that they would actually become reality. Trouble is, not only would we run out of material, but we would propel the creation of the Bureau of Humor Standards. · Aug 31 at 10:07am

    Also, in my own experience I’ve found that humor is one of the most effective weapons at one’s disposal.  

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