From the "They Don't Have Anything Better to Do?" files…
And no, I'm seriously not making this up.
Rep. Jim Crawford has introduced H683, a bill declaring "The second Saturday in September is designated as North Carolina Hot Sauce Day."
Don't get me wrong, I love Texas Pete on my chicken filet biscuit from Bo's as much as the next guy, but do we really need a whole day to celebrate it?
At a cost of $250,000 per week, members of the General Assembly apparently think this is of vital importance of their attention. Forget the budget deficit, fixing the probation system or trying to revitalize our economy. Let's honor hot sauce!