Archive for June, 2010
Grandmother And Pet Shop Owner Fined £1,000 And Forced To Wear Electronic Tag For Selling GOLDFISH To 14 Yr Old Boy
At most, pet shop owner Joan Higgins, 66, expected a slap on the wrist for breaking new animal welfare laws which ban the sale of pets to under-16s.
Government Price Fixing Causes Food Shortage In Phillippines
Industry sources said the flour shortage was a direct result of the order by the Department of Trade and Industry forcing flour millers to cut their price by as much as P160 per bag.
Goodbye to One Man, One Vote
By Selwyn Duke
If you thought that “one man, one vote” reflected the full flowering of representative democracy, think again. In the village of Port Chester, N.Y., just a few towns north of my locality in Westchester County, there is a new system. It’s “one (minority) man, six votes” — brought to us courtesy of the U.S. Department of Injustice and a lunkhead of a federal judge named Stephen Robinson.
Latinos Get 6x Votes Per Person In NY Election Thanks To New Federal Rules
Arthur Furano voted often, flipping the lever six times. He cast multiple votes on the instructions of a federal judge and the U.S. Department of Justice.
10 Things You Need (But Don’t Want) To Know About the BP Oil Spill
How the owner of the exploded oil rig has made $270 million off the disaster, and nine other shocking, depressing facts about the oil spill.
For Paul Family, Libertarian Ethos Began at Home
Behave yourself and be polite” is how Representative Ron Paul describes his regulatory philosophy about rearing five children.
Rapper Chamillionaire Strategically Defaults On Mortgage
In a TMZ interview, the rapper Chamillionaire acknowledges to strategically defaulting on a Houston property that he owns.
As The Sun Awakens, NASA Keeps A Wary Eye On Space Weather
Earth and space are about to come into contact in a way that’s new to human history.
Terrorists Newest Tactic Harmless Unattended Bags
Bomb expert Kevin Barry with 20 years experience in the NYPD says the bags could be filled not with bombs, but with innocuous items like water bottles or socks.
Bilderberg 2010 Why The Protesters Are Your Very Best Friends
The people who are being detained, searched and questioned are not playing some game. They are deadly serious, and they are worried to death
BP Should Deny Everything and Brace for Impact
by Bill Bonner
Sittin’ on the dock of the bay…
Watchin’ the tide roll away…
~ “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay,” Otis Reading
We’re glad we’re not sitting on the dock of the bay in Biloxi or St. Petersburg. There’s oil coming that way…and it’s not the kind you can burn in your lamp.