Huckabee Rips CPAC

Spider Mensch2/22/2010 12:14:06 pm PST

re: #285 ralphieboy

Germany has very strict laws about all stores closing on Sunday, which started out as a religious thing but has been embraced as a matter of workers’ rights and protecting the family.

But there are dozens of exemptions (bakeries can be open for three hours, gas stations can sell “travel requisites”, such as beer, schnapps, snacks and small items, tourist areas can get an exemption, and cities can declare up to four “open Sundays” a year, usually in conjunction with some town festival, etc…)

I find it all rather silly, but I’ve learned to live with it.

And nobody can be prevented from drinking or even making hooch in their own homes or at a private location, it’s just that communities do have the right to regulate the sale and public consumption of intoxicating beverages.

did you ever try to find the one market in all of Frankfurt open on a sunday? it’s in the airport, down on that lower level with the long hallway by all the rental car lots. took me and the wife an hour to find that darn place, actually we found it after giving up and making the wrong