A NJ town is proposing banning flags, banners, and pennants. What's left of advertising?Read more »
Popular on Forbes: Golfer Phil Mickelson may call it quits due to climbing tax rates
Word is, Phil Mickelson is mad as hell about rising tax rates, and he’s not going to take it anymore. What follows is a brief portion of an interview Mickelson gave earlier today after carding a final-round 66 at the Palmer Course at PGA West in La Quinta – which I assure you, is not associated with the La Quinta next door to your local Denny’s – in which the golfer hinted that he is considering drastic career changes because of a combined tax rate nearing “62, 63 percent:”Read more »
The idea for internetwork came from BBN, a private company. The rise of ISPs in the 1980s showed that other companies were willing to invest in this space. Once the home PC and dial-up services became available, people joined commercial networks by the millions. The economic incentives to connect those early networks probably would have resulted in something very much like today’s Internet even if the ARPANET had never existed.Read more »
“The Chief or authorized designee (i.e. Communications Division) shall refuse police response to any alarm notification from an alarm site that does not have a valid permit,” reads the ordinance.Read more »
The Bread of Life Mission, which has served the homeless community in Pioneer Square for more than 70 years, said the city has directed them to stop feeding the hungry in downtown parks. (audio with the article)Read more »
Some conspiracies are not theoretical. Maybe the people in the tinfoil hats are making more than a fashion statement...Read more »
What the FBI Doesn't Want You To Know About Its "Secret" Surveillance Techniques (article by the Electronic Frontier Foundation)Read more »
Attorney Robin Ficker says Mount Carmel Area School District officials labeled the girl a "terrorist threat" for the bubble gun remark, made Jan. 10 as both girls waited for a school bus.Read more »
Hours after Watchdog.org reported that Virginia Beach was running illegally short yellow lights to trap red-light runners, the city reset its signals to conform to state law.Read more »
Most people think spare change just weighs them down. But one California man put his to good use - saving up enough coins and dollar bills to pay his hefty $14,000 property tax bill.Read more »
Now there is a bold proposal that directly defies the federal government by nullifying federal firearms laws. State nullification of federal law is the legal theory that individual US states have the right to invalidate any federal law that the state finds unconstitutional.Read more »
Owners of adult-themed coffee stands in unincorporated Kitsap County will have to post signs warning would-be customers about their scantily-clad baristas, and they'll have to do more to protect passers-by from seeing into their businesses. That's according to an ordinance passed Monday in a unanimous vote of the Kitsap County commissioners. The stands have 60 days to comply with the changes, which include a site visit by county planning staff to check the signs are posted and additional screening is added.Read more »
Today Ira Isaacs, a self-described "shock artist," was sentenced to four years in federal prison for shocking people a little too much.Read more »
They call him the Petaluma Batman, because is true identity is unknown, even carefully protected by the people of Petaluma, California. Even when ABC news covered his story they wrote "We do know his true identity, but we've agreed to keep it confidential for his and his family's safety."
Petaluma Batman is a true caped crusader, as you can see in his photo, and he patrols the streets of his hometown. His motto, "a hero can be anyone." I can certainly get behind that.Read more »
B.C.’s top health official says taking pure ecstasy can be “safe” when consumed responsibly by adults, but he says he is not advocating legalized recreational use of the drug.Read more »
Walter Block provides reasons for liberty lovers to be optimistic.Read more »
Fleming did nothing illegal – yet he was brutalized by people who had been prepared to kill him, and could have done so without consequences. Such is life in our Homeland Security State.Read more »
Two 6-year-olds were suspended from White Marsh Elementary School in Talbot County on Monday for using their fingers as imaginary guns while playing a game of cops and robbers on the playground at recess.Read more »
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