Millions of Americans have learned the hard way that big government causes nothing but headaches.
Usually, DMV visits are a total nightmare.
A Virginia man was a little ticked off with the DMV for not making it easier for him to speak to an operator in his area.
He also wasn’t pleased that the state of Virginia denied his FOIA request.
So, he decided to send the DMV a very clear message.
He used pennies to pay the sales tax he owed for purchasing two cars with cash.
“If they were going to inconvenience me, then I was going to inconvenience them,” he told the Bristol Herald Courier.
Stafford was frustrated in September when he attempted to call the Lebanon, Virginia DMV but was sent to an operator in Richmond. Stafford then filed three lawsuits after he couldn’t get the phone numbers of nine local DMV offices, but the case was dismissed on Tuesday.
The 300,000 pennies weighed nearly 1,600 pounds and took 11 people to complete the counting process.
Here’s some video…
It’s going to take a lot more than this to finally inspire change at the DMV but the more everyday Americans let the government know that bureaucracy isn’t the answer the better.Note: The author of this article has included commentary that expresses an opinion and analysis of the facts.