Do you think your police department has a zero-tolerance policy for alcohol? Think again. Many suburban departments actually have clauses in their union contracts which prevent any kind of discipline for officers with substantial amounts of alcohol in their systems -- even those nearing the state definition of legally drunk, an investigation by the Better Government Association and NBC Chicago reveals.Read more »
A Chicago police officer involved in a controversial fatal shooting admitted that he drank "multiple" beers before he went to work that night, but the city waited more than five hours to give him a Breathalyzer test, according to a new court filing by an attorney for the slain man's estate.Read more »
Over the past many decades, the federal government’s own internal debate on its responsibility has changed in a subtle but very important way. Before the change, the federal government would act in the marketplace when people believed that everybody had a right to something. Now it intervenes even when it does not believe something should be guaranteed.Read more »
By Sadie Gurman
Posted: 11/06/2012 08:40:44 PM PST
An amendment that would make it legal in Colorado for individuals to possess and for businesses to sell marijuana for recreational use has passed.
The Denver Post made the call at approximately 9:15 p.m.
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Folly beach is the only Beach in SC that still allows open alcohol consumption. For the past two years - at least - the various bureaucrats have been trying desperately to come up with a good excuse to justify another ban. They'll get their way and alcohol will be banned on Folly Beach, but most people around here seem to know that the kops went there looking for a fight.
"Police say officers were trying to arrest a man for disorderly conduct, when a crowd then formed around them."Read more »
So for the terrible crime of drinking, a group of Australian soldiers (nicknamed diggers) are sent back to Afghanistan. In true Obama latest national defense bill style, the men 'misbehaved' in one country, and are then called to another country to defend themselves.Read more »
Warning: If you have already made up your mind and consider your self to be a anti-drug zealot. I completely understand. I used to be one. I will highlight some of the important benefits of using drugs in pursuit of mental evolution and advancing oneself toward a life filled with gratitude and happiness. This is intended for all the sober folks who are missing out.Read more »
My family and I recently moved to West Michigan and I just got this letter in the mail. The letter is signed by a handful of local big-shots and law enforcement types. I was more than a little put off by the tone and rhetoric contained in this thinly veiled THREAT to my freedom and property. Not only are they all but promising to separate me from my property and limit my freedoms, but they had the balls to also ask me to sign a "pledge" saying I will obey. The blank pledge card, front and back, is part of the PDF.Read more »
And the Four Loko black market begins. Police do a sting operation and women face up to three years in jail.Read more »
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