Big Brother Alert! Applicants For Business Licenses In Yarmouth May Be Subject To Fingerprinting

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Capecodonline.com – Applicants for some Yarmouth business licenses might soon find themselves being fingerprinted by local police to see whether they are suitable.

A “civil fingerprinting” bylaw draft will be vetted for the first time at tonight’s meeting of selectmen, as part of the discussion of the upcoming April annual town meeting warrant. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at Town Hall.

Based on the draft crafted by Police Chief Frank Frederickson, the fingerprinting requirement would apply to liquor license applicants; those applying for licenses as secondhand dealers, collectors, peddlers and door-to-door salesmen; ice cream truck vendors; and taxi and carriage drivers.

“We just picked certain ones,” Frederickson said. “They will be up for debate, and people will need to choose what they want to include.”

It’s happening, it’s really happening. How can people even discuss things like this let alone vote on them? Has nobody read 1984? The government can listen to our phone calls, watch us through our webcams, spy on us with drones and now they want to fingerprint anyone who is ambitious?

It makes no sense. If you are going to randomly violate peoples constitutional rights by fingerprinting them why should it be the business owners? How about people with green eyes? Fingerprint those sons of bitches, who do they think they are having green eyes? Oh and the people with outie belly buttons, those creeps shouldn’t just be fingerprinted, round them up and make them live in a colony on one of the Elizabeth Islands.

I don’t really know if we are headed for 1984 or a self imposed Truman Show, but I do know that every time I read a news story like this I get one step closer to burying a shipping container and stocking it with bamboo toilet paper. I’m not smart enough to know what the hell is going on but I’m paranoid enough to think it stinks.

P.S. How about this quote? “We just picked certain ones,” Frederickson said. “They will be up for debate, and people will need to choose what they want to include.” The fucking Chief of Police just admitting he’s throwing darts to choose who to fingerprint, way to instill confidence in your process Frank.

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