Government Regulations

Musing on how some government regulations (and lack of others) don't make sense

Government regs are sometimes odd
Take, for example, emission testing
Twenty-five dollars is not a big wad
It's not enough to waste protesting

The guys move around the funny hoses
Then connect up the odd contraptions
Which hopefully find gases in low doses
(On failure, your car gets "no-pass" captions)

So while this seems a worthy endeavor
To check that we are not polluting
One should not argue on this, ever
Clean air we should not be looting

But who checks if our cars are safe
Like, do your seat belts even work?
Are your tires bald; do the brakes chafe?
Is safety by comparison only a perk?

Copyright 2009 - Mindy Makuta (aka MyFairLadyah)
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