British Police Using High-Tech Helicopters To Catch Speeders, Yell At Them

In an effort to drive both taxpayer groups and paranoid Libertarians nuts at the same time, the Essex police are using a $1,750-an-hour helicopter equipped with some fairly high-tech gear to trap speeders in key areas. The helicopter uses plate recognition software that can recognize a plate and locate the address… » 9/05/08 4:00pm 9/05/08 4:00pm

Any Color You Want, As Long As It's Rat: The Essex

"It was a high rat-colored machine with large thin wheels and bulging headlights. When he got up to it, he saw that one door was tied on with a rope and that it had an oval window in the back. This was the car he was going to buy." Heed the words of the mighty prophet Flannery O'Connor- who kicked ass thoroughly and… » 3/23/07 11:19am 3/23/07 11:19am