This is why you should only call the police if it is your absolute last resort...
Man beaten and charged with felony after calling the cops to report his son's suicide. All he did was ask a police offer not to touch him after the officer came up behind him, grabbed his arm, and told him that he had to sit down.Read more »
Social networking giant has embarked on a move to ban Tea Party material as part of wider cybersecurity agenda for web censorship and political oppressionRead more »
42 year old Kenneth Tomlinson of Fredricktown is facing 16 counts of statutory sodomy involving two juvenile boys who were also videotaped by Tomlinson according to investigators. Officials say Tomlinson later viewed the videos with the victims before destroying them. Tomlinson was named head of the Fredricktown department in April 2009 after serving as a patrol officer since 1997. He was also a scout leader for the local Boy Scouts of America in Fredricktown until his arrest in January 2010. His membership with the scouting organization was revoked when charges were filed.Read more »
Feds shut down dude's server siting “a history of abuse”, showing that they do have the power to shut down any website as long as someone else on your server is infringing on copyright laws, even if you aren't...Read more »
America’s largest banks can engage in flagrantly criminal activity on a massive scale and emerge almost completely unscathed. The latest sickening example comes from Wachovia Bank: Accused of laundering $380 billion in Mexican drug cartel money, the financial behemoth is expected to emerge with nothing more than a slap on the wrist thanks to an official government policy which protects megabanks from criminal charges.Read more »
A woman put an unwanted air conditioner out on the curb. A man asked her if he could take it. She said ok, and the man put it in his car. For this egregious crime, the man and woman were fined $2000 each and the man had his car impounded. Oh, and ignorance of this law is no excuse, citizen.Read more »
Two police officers were in Haverhill District Court yesterday — not as prosecution witnesses, but as defendants in late-night fracas during which one off-duty officer Tasered the other. Lawrence Patrolman Daron Fraser was charged with domestic assault and battery and assault on a pregnant woman outside her home in Haverhill Tuesday night. Kingston NH Patrolman Joshua Wallar, who subdued Fraser with a Taser issued by his department, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.Read more »
Americans armed themselves to the teeth and paid through the nose to have a smoke, according to a U.S. government report released on Wednesday. The U.S. federal government collected $20.6 billion in taxes on alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition in fiscal year 2009, up 41 percent from the previous fiscal year, according to the annual report of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. --- Remember, kids... "Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms" should be a convenience store, not a government agency.Read more »
According to Cinnaminson Police, a Camden man included counterfeit $20 bills while paying his $400 bail on July 7.... lousy counterfeit $20s. Run off on a color copier, apparently. --- These days, all $20 bills are becoming lousy. :-DRead more »
Kids around the country are getting high on the internet, thanks to MP3s that induce a state of ecstasy. And it could be a gateway drug leading teens to real world narcotics.
At least that's what Kansas News 9 is reporting about a phenomenon called I-dosing, which involves finding an online dealer who can hook you up with "digital drugs" that get you high through your headphones.Read more »
A senior US general once criticised for saying it was "fun to shoot some people" has been picked to take over US Central Command, leading the military command running the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.Read more »
It’s not just that the police cannot protect you. They don’t even have to come when you call. In most states the government and police owe no legal duty to protect individual citizens from criminal attack.Read more »
The recent trial of the BART police officer Johannes Mehserle who shot and killed Oscar Grant has left many wondering if justice was served. A good question to ask may be what would have happened if the tables were turned. What if a young black man had accidentally shot and killed a police officer?Read more »
New types of money are popping up across Mid-Michigan and supporters say, it's not counterfeit, but rather a competing currency.
Right now, you can buy a meal or visit a chiropractor without using actual U.S. legal tender.Read more »
Only one thing you can say in response to this: "WHAT DID YOU THINK WOULD HAPPEN!?" Dumbass prohibitionists.Read more »
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the City of Orlando’s efforts to stop feeding the homeless in city parks.Read more »
The mother of a boy killed by a car as he lay handcuffed on a road wants the police who arrested him to feel the terror of her son's final moments. Bornen was handcuffed and lying face down on a busy road when an oncoming car struck and killed him.Read more »
TV shows can get four-letter filthy after an appeals court ruling Tuesday declared the Federal Communications Commission's indecency rule unconstitutional.
The ruling, with provocative implications for evening TV, prompted cheers and jeers - and means the F-word might soon air on a network near you.Read more »
Louisville's ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control) shutting down patio drinking after a zoning change that happened 40 years ago.Read more »
Feel like you're taxed enough already? More could be coming. There's an early push to explore taxing soft drinks that are sweetened with sugars – all to get you to stop buying them.Read more »
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