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 »
Gold and Silver are alleged by the mainstream media to be in a Bubble. One reporter goes out on the street to see how many people are actually buying gold or silver.
Very funny.Read more »
And by you, we obviously mean your friends and family, not actual FTL listeners. Even for a grizzled old government/media distruster like this one, there was some new and refreshing stuff here about how little there really is to be terrified of out there in the world. Bottom line: all the fear-mongering and violence is unnecessary.Read more »
Political cartoon from the webcomic Tippy and Friends.Read more »
A couple's bundle of joy was being used to transport bags of marijuana, police said, but the telltale sweet smell gave them away.
As police prepared to arrest Floyd on an aggravated unlicensed operation charge, the mother was eager to leave with the couple's child.
The officer questioned the mother, who eventually admitted that the smell was coming from the baby's diaper. Inside police officers found baggies filled with pot. Culick described it as two fists full.
Green-minded campaigner Al Gore has been left red-faced after being accused of leaving his car running for almost an hour while he gave a lecture on sustainable development.
His mistake was compounded further by the fact that he had asked his distinguished guests to attend the event by public transport in order to minimize CO2 emissions.
Swedish law prohibits – for environmental reasons - any car engine being left running without its driver for more than 60 seconds.
The fines for breaking that law are severe but it appears Gore has not been fined.
"We hear it day in and day out: the government sucks, federal employees are lazy and their positions are redundant," said march organizer Steve Ressler, founder of GovLoop, a social networking Web site for public servants.Read more »
Humorous site showing how Seinfeld teaches us important Economics lessons.Read more »
LAKE ARROWHEAD, CA—A ton of people up and down the coast were seriously bumming Monday, when the Drug Enforcement Administration announced the seizure and destruction of huge quantities of seriously primo shit.
According to a DEA spokesman, more than 16,000 pounds of marijuana—with a street value of, shit, practically $70 million or something—was destroyed in the bust, the largest illegal-crop confiscation by the federal government in a hell of a long time.
A language battle is now brewing in one city in Minnesota. Monday night, Lino Lakes passed an English-only ordinanceRead more »
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