STATE Parliament is set to pass new legislation making it a criminal offence to "insult" Gaming Minister Michael O'Brien. Fines of up to $11,945 will be given to anyone found guilty of upsetting the minister and his staff under the extraordinary new offence.Read more »
U.S. Celebrates Wikileaks arrest by announcing Press Freedom Day. In other news, reports are coming in that Irony has been found dead in his apartment at 123 WTF Ave.
"Wikileaks' Julian Assange is arrested on suspicion of rape; today U.S. State Department drops this gem: "The United States is pleased to announce that it will host UNESCO's World Press Freedom Day event in 2011 in Washington, D.C." Oh my."Read more »
YouTube has summarily rejected 2 Concord, NH videos from 11/13/2010 exposing government violence, following government complaints that said violence -- and its perpetrators -- shouldn't be exposed. These videos were taken during the Chalking arrests at the Federal courthouse in Concord NH.Read more »
John Stagliano was cleared of all charges today in a federal obscenity prosecution that could have put him behind bars for 32 years. After hearing the prosecution's case, the judge declared that there was not enough evidence to continue the trial, throwing out all charges.
Reason.tv caught up with Stagliano outside the courthouse just minutes after the decision.Read more »
Super Bowl Sunday left Crozet resident Fred Carwile “frustrated and angry,” he says. And not because the Saints won.
That was the day he discovered that his sales listings for back-issues of High Times magazine, which he’s sold for years on eBay, had been yanked without warning.
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