A budget battle in New Jersey's capital city has some extremely unpleasant fallout, including a toilet paper shortage at police headquarters, fire stations, senior centers and municipal offices. Supplies have been dwindling down to almost nothing in the months since a spending fight broke out among the City Council in November over a $42,000 spending request for a year's supply of paper products, including toilet paper. “I’m embarrassed,” the Council president said.Read more »
In this video a group of 'activists' harass an old women while working her job as a crossing guard.Read more »
On January 12, the Ninth Circuit issued a published opinion in the case of United States v. Lopez-Avila. Judge Bea, writing for a unanimous three-judge panel, had some critical comments about assistant U.S. attorney Jerry Albert of Arizona, who got name-checked in the opinion. Albert was criticized by the court for telling “a half-truth” during the trial. This misrepresentation resulted in a mistrial.
After the initial decision came down, the government moved to have Jerry Albert’s name removed from the opinion. That didn’t go over well with Judge Bea and his colleagues
Basically a story about a U.S. Navy destroyer run by TSA management...
Do you ever get sick of hearing about "the greatest generation"? For over 60 years now, it's been all "they survived the Depression" this and "they defeated the Nazis" that and "they never looked stupid in hats." Well, not everything the heroes of the 20th century did was pitch perfect. For example, the WWII destroyer USS William D. Porter was easily the stupidest ship ever launched. If ships were people, this one would be the kid who ate paste off a stick. And then almost killed the president by accident.Read more »
What do you do if you're an off duty cop and the pregnant woman in front of you has too many items at the express lane in Walmart? You pull a gun of course. Then arrest the husband. And then get away with it.Read more »
Hackers release private FBI call about hackers. FBI states that a phone call wasn't hacked, it was "illegally obtained" :=)Read more »
A Connecticut mayor who sparked a firestorm of criticism for quipping “I might have tacos” when interviewed by a TV reporter about the arrest of four town police officers accused of racially profiling and bullying Latino residents got more than he bargained for.Read more »
If we told you there was a leak of radioactive material in your basement, you'd get the hell out of that house. You'd probably get the hell out of that town. We've learned the hard way that you have to respect anything that upsets a Geiger counter.
But some people are, let's just say, a little more casual around nuclear material than the rest of us. And by "people" we mean governments, corporations and just random, everyday dumbasses. They have combined to give us a lot of ridiculous/terrifying stories, like the time ...
SEATTLE -- On the heels of a scathing federal review of Seattle police practices, dash-cam video is once again at the center of a firestorm at City Hall.
This time, the city is suing an attorney who wanted dash-cam videos connected to alleged police misconduct.Read more »
MONTREAL - Taxpayers doled out $200,000 for an escalator in downtown Montreal that leads right into a solid white wall.Read more »
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