Vegetables, however, are not allowed.
Ricketts and Carroll thought they were gardeners when they grew tomatoes, beets, scallions, spinach, kale and multiple varieties of Asian cabbage. But according to a village ordinance that restricts edible plants to backyards only, they were actually criminals. They didn’t think they were engaged in a Swiss chard conspiracy or eggplant vice, yet they were breaking the law.
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There are many ways to look at this, but here are the two I have selected:
- In the US, people in government are STUPID; and
- In the US, government wants you to be dependent on it and on the corporations for your very existence.
The US has become a toxic mess at just about every level.