Skip to comments.89-Cent Refill Almost Lands $525 Fine, Man Let Off With warning instead
Posted on 04/18/2014 3:49:11 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.
When Christopher Lewis of North Charleston, S.C., refilled his drink without paying Wednesday, a federal police officer gave him a ticket.
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he was fired was he not?
“.......at a Veterans Affairs hospital”..
One question - Was the guy a VETERAN?
If he was, he earned that drink 10,000 times over for his service to this county. More than likely, he was in that facility for a reason and not to just steal a soft drink.
I’ll pay for the drink. Where do I send the money?
He was a construction worker using the lunchroom. He may or may not have been a vet.
Uncle Sam is always at full employment.
Doesn’t anybody have a sense of proportion any more?
I’ve done that a lot. I didn’t know it was against the rules.
A fountain drink costs like 5-10 cents per serving....89 cents is robbery.
Slow news day?
This doesn’t really sound like news.
Which autocorrect could very well make happen
He should have claimed to be an "undocumented worker". They would then give him free health care and schooling to go with a free drink. There is no balanced justice in this nation any more. Plenty of hypocrisy, though.
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