NJ requires 30 hours of community service for all healthcare practitioners to practice in the state.Read more »
Government regulation in action: Colchicine is a commonly used [naturally occurring] drug to treat gout. It used to cost pennies a pill, but now its price has since soared to $5 or more a pill.Read more »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly 80 percent of Americans say they do not trust the government to do what is right, expressing the highest level of distrust in Washington in half a century, according to a public opinion survey.
Only 22 percent of Americans say they trust the government "just about always" or "most of the time," according to the Pew Research Center survey released on Sunday.Read more »
Two soldiers from Bravo Company 2-16, the company depicted in the video, have written an open letter of apology to the Iraqis who were injured or lost loved ones during the attack that, these former soldiers say, is a regular occurrence in this war.Read more »
On April 8, about 27 students — mostly high school juniors and seniors — were taking part in a Student Alliance Program course in the highway patrol hangar at the Jefferson City airport. As part of a demonstration by Troop F, a SWAT officer rolled a “flashbang” grenade under the seats of the students without their knowledge.Read more »
Police, for all practical matters, have rights far beyond those which ordinary citizens enjoy. Police may request identification from people, detain people, beat people, and even kill innocents, with little or no fear of the negative repercussions which any of us would expect were we to do any of those things. My father described similar experiences in Birmingham in the 1950s. Welcome to the new, more egalitarian America: we are all niggers now.Read more »
A man who was caught drink-driving in a toy car with a top speed of 4mph has been banned from driving.Read more »
We can only be kept in the cages we do not see. A brief history of human enslavement - up to and including your own. From Freedomain Radio, the largest and most popular philosophy conversation in the world.Read more »
Police in Des Moines, Iowa, may have been trying to "scare" the peace movement when they ticketed the mother of an adolescent anti-war protester for corrupting her daughter, a law professor says.Read more »
Who are these centrist, independent-minded voters who swung the elections in Virginia, New Jersey and Massachusetts to Republican candidates and are likely to be crucial in races this fall?
Political analysts are searching for a name. They have tried “tea partier,” “populist,” “conservative,” even “strange and unpredictable.”
None of these fits, however.
These voters are neither populist nor conservative. But many may be libertarian — fiscally conservative but socially liberal or tolerant.Read more »
After a Howard University student was drugged and raped at a party, her attempts to get a medical forensic exam were stonewalled by the cops.Read more »
We interview attorney Evan Nappen about how to handle police encounters and about his Magic Card. We as see a real life example in action.Read more »
At at a DNC fundraiser in Miami Thursday night, President Obama admitted to his supporters that the anti-tax rallies "amused" him. "So I've been a little amused over the last couple of days where people have been having these rallies about taxes. You would think they would be saying thank you."Read more »
Minutes after a suburban Chicago police officer was charged with striking a motorist with his baton, prosecutors handed out copies of a video showing the beating — taken by a dashboard camera on the officer's own squad car.Read more »
Community station KMUD, based in southern Humboldt County, the unofficial capital of marijuana cultivation in California, says its reports are an essential tool in protecting the community from police abuse.
The broadcasts grew from a citizens' monitoring project that began after the Reagan Administration in 1983 launched the huge, wasteful and ineffective "marijuana eradication campaign" known as CAMP, or Campaign Against Marijuana Planting.Read more »
Prisoners who have beaten their drug dependency while incarcerated are being given substances such as methadone – the highly addictive heroin substitute – before their release, according to reports.
"This doesn't get people off drugs – but captures them in the grip of methadone instead." "It's one of the craziest ideas from any government."Read more »
(04-15) 18:36 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- A San Francisco judge told prosecutors Thursday to dismiss hundreds of drug cases after they admitted that the investigation into the police drug lab scandal would prevent them from bringing the defendants to trial anytime soon.Read more »
local cops arrest tobacco store employees and confiscate CLEAN pipes. NEW scales. iv'e been in these places and signs that read 'tobacco use only' line the walls. how can they do this? is it legal? i REALLY don't think so.Read more »
British game retailer Gamesation surprised nearly 7,500 online shoppers by revealing they had also consented to giving up control of their immortal soul as part of their purchase.Read more »
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