Kids' imaginations get in the way of schools' zero-tolerance policies

Waiting in line for the bus, a Pennsylvania kindergartner tells her pals she's going to shoot them with a Hello Kitty toy that makes soap bubbles. In Maryland, two 6-year-old boys pretend their fingers are guns during a playground game of cops and robbers. In Massachusetts, a 5-year-old boy attending an after-school program makes a gun out of Legos and points it at other students while "simulating the sound of gunfire," as one school official put it.

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Nobody runs for office in small N.C. town

Posted July 26th, 2011 by JustinStout

In the North Carolina town of Tar Heel, residents won’t have to worry about Big Government. It’s looking like No Government. Nobody’s on the ballot for November elections, a county elections official told CNN Monday.

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In 7 Words or Less, What is Your Average Day Like? - GovLoop

Posted November 10th, 2010 by Renniks

some of My favorites:

Drinking. Coffee. And. Looking. For. A. Job.

Surf. Look busy. Answer phone. Answer mail.

email. facebook. govloop. website. meetings. eat. repeat.

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BMV chief arrested, suspected of indecent exposure

Posted October 6th, 2010 by rancemuhamitz

Police arrested Miller after they say he masturbated and asked an undercover officer to touch his genitals in the men's bathroom at Claypool Court, 110 W. Washington St., at about 1:30 p.m., according to police records.

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FDA forbids shipment of pre-1938 drugs.

Posted September 20th, 2010 by ElGuapo

The FDA is “cracking down” on drugs which did not go through their ridiculously expensive FDA approval process; all pre-1938 drugs. According to the NY Times, 80% of all nitroglycerin pills on the market fall into this category. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/27/business/27nitro.html

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"Crazy Wife Of A Crazy Prison Guard Going Crazy"

Imagine living next to a prison guard and his equally controlling ex military wife. Now imagine they hate you and know things like, who to complain to and how to; run your history; make the system work; get away with bad things and keep it legal. Like mowing, or reving up a motorbike each day on the property line, or letting your dogs bark a few feet from the property line for hours. I put a jobsite trailer in the backyard. Been there little over a year now, all the while bureaucrat after bureaucrat on my butt, lots of drama. If you'd like to see a nut-job wife of a prison guard going nuts..

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City requires lingerie store to get food permit for edible undies

Posted May 19th, 2010 by roymiller01

How silly and crazy can the bureaucrats become. City requires lingerie store to get food permit for edible undies.

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St. Louis changing vendor policy, and some vendors are worried

Posted May 11th, 2010 by Wormwrath

ST. LOUIS — The city is changing how it issues permits for food vendors on downtown park property and sidewalks. The city wants more quality control, more oversight and, in some cases, more money. Brady Tolliver, the self-dubbed King of Carts, has five vending sites throughout the area, including one in front of City Hall at Market Street and Tucker Boulevard. Tolliver has no problem with the higher fees. They may weed out vendors who aren't serious enough, he said . . .

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TSA Worker Arrested After Jokes, Fight About Size of Genitalia

Posted May 7th, 2010 by lobb40118

A TSA worker in Miami was arrested when he "lost his mind" and attacked a colleague who repeatedly made fun of his small penis after the security screener walked through a high-tech scanner that showed his genitalia, according to Miami-Dade police.

"The X-ray revealed [Negrin] has a small penis and co-workers made fun of him on a daily basis," according to the report.


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Want to get rich? Work for feds

Posted April 29th, 2010 by masshole

For decades, public sector unions have peddled the fantasy that government employees were paid less than their counterparts in the private sector. In fact, the pay disparity is the other way around. Government workers, especially at the federal level, make salaries that are scandalously higher than those paid to private sector workers. And let's not forget private sector workers not only have to be sufficiently productive to earn their paychecks, they also must pay the taxes that support the more generous jobs in the public sector.

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