Because when faced with blatant abuse, they waffle about whether or not it should be stopped,
because the government gets a cut.
They should be ashamed of themselves, and have the word "EXTORTIONIST" spray painted on their cars, houses, and city hall.
That would be illegal. And I don't advocate people doing it: giving people their just desserts is not an individual function in this society. But we can dream about it, and we can vote the bastards out of office, and we can take more pictures like this
Let's use those cameras we got for Christmas, eh? It's more useful than those pictures of the dog, guys.
Hat tip to BoingBoing.net