All posts tagged "news"

  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD: 1.6.16

    New World Order In December, Canada’s supportive organization The Transgender Project released a biographical video of the former Paul Wolscht, 46 and the father of seven children with his ex-wife, Marie, describing his new life as not...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD 12-30-15

    One-man Arsenal According to the flabbergasted sheriff of rural Chesterfield County, South Carolina, “This has completely changed our definition of (what constitutes) an ‘ass-load’ of guns.” Brent Nicholson, 51, had been storing more than 7,000 firearms (most...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD 12-23-15

    Are We Safe? As if 2015 weren’t bad enough for the Department of Homeland Security (e.g., in June, internal DHS tests revealed that its Transportation Security Administration failed to stop 67 of 70 guns passing through airport...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD: 12.16.15

    Wait, What? After certain takeoffs and landings were delayed on Nov. 7 at Paris’ Orly airport (several days before the terrorist attacks), a back trace on the problem forced the airport to disclose that its crucial “DECOR”...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD

    But Isn’t That Their Skill Set? In November, lawyer Michael Petersen of Appleton, Wis., was ordered by county judge Philip Kirk (in a sentence for contempt of court) to inform every client he acquires in the following...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD

    Annals of Injustice Richard Rosario is in year 18 of a 25-to-life sentence for murder, even though 13 alibi witnesses have tried to tell authorities that he was with them—1,000 miles away—at the time of the crime....

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD

    He Missed “Judgment” Class in Basic Training Fort Bragg, N.C, declared an emergency on Oct. 30 when one of its soldiers had the bright idea to arrive for a Halloween party on base dressed as a suicide...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD

    Annals of Justice A 2015 decision of the Georgia Supreme Court has created a puzzle for drunk driver enforcement. In Georgia (and other states), blood alcohol tests are “voluntary” (to bypass the issue of whether drivers can...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD

    Is It Really a “Problem” If 99 Percent Wish They Had It? Among those struggling with psychological issues in modern America are the rich “one-percenters” (especially the mega-rich “one-percent of one-percenters”), according to counselors specializing in assuaging...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • NEWS OF THE WEIRD

    “Tag” Banned; “Red Rover” in Jeopardy Two suburban Minneapolis elementary schools this fall hired a consulting firm to advise officials on kids’ recess, and the leading recommendations (promoting “safety” and “inclusiveness”) were elimination of “contact” games in...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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