Morning Shots | January 17, 2011

Lonely pay phone retired. (KOTA) It was used 11 times last year: no word on how many of those were the telephone technician making sure it was still working.

10% cuts may mean legal proceedings are cut back with other services. (Argus Leader) Perhaps this will help provide the impetus to do away with laws which should not be (and do things such as setting up restitution for many property law violations, rather than requiring incarceration).

It’s all about the Benjamins. (Rapid City Journal) Is it not time that we figured out that more checks in the checkbook does not mean we can keep writing them?