I get IDed in Austin

LAST WEEK I was in Austin, Texas. Home to a million bats – not all of which are evil, it seems. The atria are fantastic!

So I get to Austin TX airport on my way to Dallas and decide I’ll have a burger and a beer at the bar just opposite my “gate”.

You cannot buy an alcoholic drink there without showing a picture ID. Heck, I’m old, but the guy on my right was about 75 and he had to show his photo ID too.

I foolishly thought that America didn’t have ID cards – we still don’t in the UK despite the efforts of the fascists. I don’t have a driving licence, I had a passport at the bar.  I have an NUJ (National Union of Journalists) photo ID. It’s recognised by the Metropolitan Police.

Maybe I should have flashed that. So much for freedom and justice.

2 responses to “I get IDed in Austin

  1. If BarTendress, Bet Question Was: Sir, May See Your ASSPort? Really, Mike Listen Up, Browneyes ONE BIG Chance,

    Weep, Poor Little thing, After enduring so Much Pain.
    Next Time FLASH Right Thangie.

  2. On ID Question & BatCave Script, Come together in Sort of way. In England, Auto lessor accepts toilet Paper for Drivers License. Fee same, yet Just laws LESS Prohibitive or More In Control of Business.


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