"We were just sitting there laughing and out of nowhere, I saw two guys grab Ferd," says Newman. "All of a sudden, I'm on the wall. A whole bunch of people just came up and threw me up against the wall," says Hunt. Those people were plain clothes law enforcement officers, nine of them State Troopers and one NOPD officer. The two young men were taken down to the ground. Hunt's mother does approach and the two young men are allowed to get up. Not long after releasing the two men, the plain clothes officers simply walked away.Read more »
A town in Arkansas's mayor is planning on having cops in SWAT uniforms walking the street and stopping people walking and asking for ID.Read more »
Democrats vow to push for gun control measures in U.S. Congress
(Reuters) - Several Democratic lawmakers called for a new push for U.S. gun restrictions on Sunday, including a ban on military-style assault weapons, in the wake of the Connecticut massacre in which 20 children and six adults were gunned down in a school.Read more »
Geoffrey McGann, 49, of Rancho Palos Verdes was taken into custody Thursday night after he tried to pass through airport security with an ornate watch that had switches, wires and fuses, according to Sgt. J.D. Nelson, a spokesman for the Alameda County Sheriff's Department. A bomb squad arrived within five minutes and determined there were no explosive materials in the watch. McGann was charged with possessing materials to make an explosive device.Read more »
Police received a call about 4:30 a.m. that someone had left two red and white coolers near the corner of East Gregory Boulevard and Holmes Road. The lid was off one of the coolers. Inside was a bag of charcoal and melted ice that had combined into black slush...Read more »
Apocalypse Soon: Why Are Christians So Obsessed With the End Times?
How can Americans make major life decisions on the basis of faith that the world will end in the very near future?Read more »
Even though the the Army is cutting its budget and slashing 8,700 jobs, they are hiring “internment / resettlement specialists.” In fact they are interested in applicants from among enlisted “Active Duty” as well as “Army Reserve,” which I suppose suggests that they need 'em bad. And just in time for the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012.Read more »
The degradations of passing through full-body scanners that provide naked pictures of you to Transportation Security Administration agents may not mean that the terrorists have won -- but they do mark victories for a few politically connected high-tech companies and their revolving-door lobbyists.Read more »
That dude next door, man — I used to think he was an OK guy, but now all the bags of fertilizer from Home Depot piled up in his garage are starting to worry me. And what’s with that beard? He’s not a — you don’t think –Read more »
A law floating around Japan that would ban any sort of underage girl in any sort of explicit situation.
That law might be dead in Japan, but in the UK a law just like it was passed and is now in effect!
Basically the “Dangerous Cartoon” act, or the “Coroners and Justice Act 2009” will make anyone owning a picture, movie, video game, etc. that has a character that looks like a child and in a sexual situation, can face up to 3 years of prison time.Read more »
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