speeding ticket

A Texas man paid for his speeding ticket with 22,000 pennies, in protest of what he labeled "extortion," for a speeding ticket received while driving 39 mph in a 30 mph zone.
The policeman nodded good afternoon to me. The judge handed a pink sheet to his wife, who seemed to know exactly what we were all doing, namely, I thought -- putting one over on the universe and its notions of justice.