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Insane Sex Laws Inspired by Republicans

Insane Sex Laws Inspired by Republicans

As Republican lawmakers have pushed ever more intrusive and expansive uterus-related legislation, some of their colleagues across the aisle have fired back with intentionally and equally ridiculous counterproposals. From mandatory rectal exams for guys seeking Viagra to prohibitions on sperm-stifling vasectomies, most of these male-only provisions have, unsurprisingly, flopped. But they've scored big as symbolic gestures, spotlighting the inherent sexism of laws that regulate only lady parts.

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GSA scandal: Is Congress engaged in hearing overkill?

Posted April 18th, 2012 by Mattfree88
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GSA scandal: Is Congress engaged in hearing overkill?

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(CBS News) Congress is holding a pair of hearings today on spending by the General Services Administration (GSA), the federal procurement agency that has come under fire for a 2010 fundraiser that cost taxpayers more than $822,000. Those two hearings follow two other hearings earlier this week into the GSA scandal.

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Stefan Molyneux responds to the KONY2012 fad

Stefan Molyneux from Freedomain Radio hits the nail on the head again. And he does it with class, common sense and comedy. Five ways your government can help Africa, pretty much by staying home.

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U.S. wields the 1917 Espionage Act to silence "whistle blowers

Posted February 28th, 2012 by iamodd999
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Jake Tapper, the White House correspondent for ABC News, pointed out that the administration had lauded brave reporting in distant lands more than once and then asked, “How does that square with the fact that this administration has been so aggressively trying to stop aggressive journalism in the United States by using the Espionage Act to take whistle-blowers to court?”

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When police mishandle guns vs. when you do

Posted February 26th, 2012 by Pep
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Police Chief leaves loaded service pistol under the seat of his car in the garage. It is discovered during a search for missing riot gear. He has been reprimanded.

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The White House Loves Aggressive Journalism — Abroad —

Posted February 23rd, 2012 by iamodd999
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Jake Tapper posed this question to Carney after he began Wednesday’s press briefing with a tribute to Western journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik, killed earlier that day in Syria after government forces bombed the house they were staying in, as well as Anthony Shadid, a New York Times reporter who died earlier this month from an asthma attack while trying to leave Syria.

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Cop steals $8,000. No Charges Filed.

Posted February 21st, 2012 by Malibertarian
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I know this cop loses his job, but you think stealing $8,000 from the evidence room would be a bigger deal. In our city hardly anyone is talking about it. What if you or I had done this?

Here's additional Info:
http://www.wickedlocal.com/marlborough/news/x1730215050/Marlborough-Poli...

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Panel Removes OC Judge Who Fixed Traffic Tickets For Friends

Posted February 12th, 2012 by pmfalcon
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FULLERTON (CBS) — An Orange County Superior Court judge was removed from office Wednesday by a state oversight panel for helping friends and relatives get out of traffic tickets for minimal costs. In most of the cases, Stanford arranged to have most fees and fines waived for relatives and friends who received tickets, except for a $51 traffic school fee, in exchange for guilty pleas and referral to traffic school, according to the commission’s complaint. During a disciplinary hearing in July of last year, Stanford’s attorney, Paul S.

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A frightening picture of drug war reality

Posted February 3rd, 2012 by southernpatriot
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In Andalusia, Alabama 16 people have entered guilty pleas for various crimes and offenses.

One of those people plead guilty to "sexually abusing an intellectually disabled female family member."
The judge and prosecutor agreed on a deal whereby he will serve one year in prison for raping an intellectually disabled female relative.

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Calif. Lawmaker Blames Brain Tumor for Shoplifting; now on Probation

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi was arrested at a Neiman Marcus store after she walked out the doors with unpaid merchandise, and accused of stealing nearly $2,500 worth of clothing. The judge reduced a theft charge against her from a felony to a misdemeanor at a prosecutor’s request. (Her husband is a judge, too.) Her attorney said she was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor that contributed to the shoplifting incident.
"It's no longer affecting... her judgment", but her condition "can lead to some absentmindedness." Hayashi has no plans to resign from office.

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