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Taxi drivers and booze

Reader comment on item: More on Those Alcohol-shy Taxi Drivers

Submitted by Clyde Snodgrass (United States), Oct 11, 2006 at 12:14

Refusing to carry a passenger for personal reasons of any sort is likely to constitute blatant discrimination. In the case of taxi drivers, get gutsy and revoke licenses. If we tolerate this type of behavior we may be politically correct but we are also gutless and deserve the quagmire we already are sliding into.

The Aussies have shown some backbone; could we, as a nation, please screw up a little bit of intellectual courage??

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