A proposal from the Obama administration to prevent children from doing farm chores has drawn plenty of criticism from rural-district members of Congress. But now it’s attracting barbs from farm kids themselves.Read more »
A business owner in Lockport, NY with a digital sign violated the city sign ordinance for the 2nd time only to have a judge sentence him to 15 days in jail. The ridiculousness continues throughout America.Read more »
Around the country and the world educators are starting to enforce best friend bans, instead encouraging kids to have large groups of friends. The educators don't care if parents are fine with their kids having a best friend, or psychologists warnings that not going through the best friends experience can stunt the development of children. They think this is better.Read more »
UK to consider bill to set minimum price for alcohol. The Guardian article doesn't even mention the possible unintended consequence of partiers opting for other drugs which may do more harm. They talk about it not being a way for grocery stores to increase profits -- pub owners and clubs however should benefit by the decreased cost difference.Read more »
If you flush it....we will tax you....even if you have a septic system.Read more »
Violence on TV In fographic
Does TV violence cause actual violence? Although there is a widespread belief that watching fictional violence causes people to be more violent, the rise of violence on TV and comparable real-world violence statistics over the past 20 years tell a different story. How does violence on TV affect your beliefs about violent crime? Take a look below.Read more »
A man with a record of domestic violence was found to have violated a court order from "causing plaintiff or the child of the parties to suffer physical and/or mental abuse, harassment, annoyance or bodily injury."
The plaintiff was his estranged wife, and the violation was for a post on Facebook. The judge sentenced him to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine, but waived it if he apologized on Facebook, and left it there for 30 days.
A Denver woman claims she couldn’t board a flight from Wyoming to Denver because of her gender. She said she checked in and arrived at security about 35 minutes before the scheduled departure of her United flight. “They asked if I was on the flight to Denver, I said yes, they said that they couldn`t screen me because they sent all the female TSA agents home,” Winning said. A female agent was necessary because of the new security pat-downs. Winning missed her flight and wound up renting a car for $165 and driving the roughly 350 miles back to Denver.Read more »
A Tennessee man's firearms are taken. Read more here:Read more »
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