Only one thing you can say in response to this: "WHAT DID YOU THINK WOULD HAPPEN!?" Dumbass prohibitionists.Read more »
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said that's indicative of a larger issue in Detroit, where the lack of making parents accountable for their children partly is blamed on elevated truancy and dropout rates, as well as a recent rash of violent crimes involving teens.
Worthy has a new idea she hopes will fix the problem: Jail parents for up to three days for repeatedly missing scheduled parent-teacher conferences.Read more »
John Stossel says America's Military is great and a force for good and goes on to talk about all the countries and people it helps. Big libertarian tv guy loves the military, only on Fox News.Read more »
Eyrania Smith was detained on an outstanding warrant at a Baltimore County police station after she was stopped for a speeding violation. They took her to the precinct and cuffed her to a pole by her wrist and ankle while they left her two kids in the car on the side of the road. Turns out that warrant was bogus in the first place. A judge has ruled that so many people were responsible for this mistake that no individuals can be held liable.Read more »
Sell a guinea pig, go to jail.... That's the law under consideration by San Francisco's Commission of Animal Control and Welfare. If the commission approves the ordinance, San Francisco could soon have what is believed to be the country's first ban on the sale of all pets except fish.Read more »
Amid the latest orgy of new regulation from an out-of-control federal government: a requirement that coin dealers file a Form 1099 for each purchase or sale of gold or silver above $600. The new reporting requirement is slated to go into effect January 1, 2012.Read more »
"A German man is facing up to six months in prison for having a speech by Adolf Hitler as mobile phone ring tone" --- Ok, so obviously the guy in question could choose a better ringtone (Rammstein, perhaps?), but is it a good idea to use the tactics of totalitarianism to stamp out the history of totalitarianism? Just sayin'.....Read more »
Watch this video of an Alabama Police Officer harassing a petite videographer as she tries to video tape a oil spill clean up worker as she is being taken away in an ambulance.Read more »
Apparently, it is now the job of "I.C.E" (as if they didn't choose that just to try to be scary), to shut down not only illegal immigrants, but also...illegal movie watching on the internet.
A popular site, linked here: http://www.movies-links.tv/index.html now redirects you to a super-creepy "we will hurt you" style message from your happy servants in the federal government.
Say what you will about internet piracy, but what does I.C.E. have to do with this?Read more »
In just six months, the largest tax hikes in the history of America will take effect. They will hit families and small businesses in three great waves on January 1, 2011.....Read more »
The mother of a 14-year-old boy accused of making bombs out of dry ice appeared in court Tuesday.
The woman, 39, is charged with possession of a destructive device and child abuse. She was arrested over the weekend and released on her own recognizance.
Police were called to a home near 137th Street and Z Circle on Saturday. Police found and detonated an ice bomb in a plastic bottle.Read more »
Boat captain designs his own oil skimmer, purchasing parts from a local hardware store with his own money, to help clean up the Gulf oil spill. Once again, the free-market efforts of individuals acting outside official "government" or BP response.Read more »
WASHINGTON — A US law banning the selling of so-called "light" or "mild" cigarettes took effect Tuesday, but some anti-tobacco groups say the makers are sidestepping the rules by using color-coding packaging.
The packaging says, "Your Marlboro Lights pack is changing. But your cigarette stays the same. In the future, ask for 'Marlboro in the gold pack."Read more »
Security for key US military supply routes in Afghanistan is in the hands of a small group of powerful Afghan warlords who run a massive protection racket and may be paying off the Taliban, according to a Congressional report being releasedRead more »
"It's an act of war," J.C. Seneca, a Seneca Nation councilor, told The Buffalo News. Seneca said Paterson has chosen a "path of controversy and confrontation, (and) if anything happens, it's on their hands."Read more »
Jeff Dolan spent Father’s Day in jail, locked away in jail because he couldn’t pay child support, but he couldn’t pay child support because he was unemployed and he was unemployed because the court took his driver’s license for failure to pay child support, after he went bankrupt paying his court costs.Read more »
City Councilman Catches NYPD Officer Using Red Lights, Speeding, Swerving In A Rush To Get To Dunkin Donuts All While On Cell PhoneRead more »
Ten dollars for a pack of cigarettes? It might soon become a reality in many stores in New York City. The cigarette tax in New York would jump $1.60 a pack under a tentative deal struck between Governor David Paterson and state government leaders.Read more »
Senator Sam Brownback, the Republican from Kansas who is hoping to become governor, has proposed a new Kansas entity, the State Office of the Repealer, whose job it would be to start disposing of all the silly, needless, over-the-top regulations that state officials have dreamed up.Read more »
Wikileaks Soldier Reveals Orders for "360 Rotational Fire" Against Civilians in IraqRead more »
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