California residents are lining up to beat a new ban on unregistered shotguns and rifles, as a law that creates a State registry for long guns is set to go into effect at the start of the new year. The law, passed in 2011, basically treats all long guns sold after Jan. 1, 2014 as handguns.
A law signed by President George W. Bush is set to enter its final phase in a long-term plan by Congress to phase the simple incandescent light bulb out of existence. Starting in 2014, you won’t be able to legally get your hands on household 60-watt and 40-watt incandescent bulbs.
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In a case the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is calling the biggest instance of research fraud in more than 20 years, an Iowa State University researcher has admitted to lying about a breakthrough AIDS vaccine that, he falsely claimed, could utilize rabbit blood’s disease-fighting properties to cure human patients. Dr. Dong-Pyou Han was able […]
It is widely known that the FBI allows its informants to commit crimes as the agency uses the individuals for investigative purposes. But it might happen more often than most people think. According to a report, the FBI allowed at least 5,939 instances of law violations during 2012 and informants were allowed to break the […]
Mele Kalikimaka! For the sixth straight year, the first family hopped aboard Air Force One and got the heck out of Washington. White Christmas? “Bah humbug,” they say. They much prefer to have fun in the sun in Hawaii. Meanwhile, back on the mainland, we’re left to deal with the “gifts” the President has given us. Joy!
Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who helped to enrage public opinion about the National Security Agency over the summer, criticized MSNBC as being a propaganda machine for the Administration of Barack Obama.
Over the objections of county officials, former law enforcement officer Ken Selig and a friend created the North Valley Community Watch, a grass-roots crime-fighting organization that covers all of Josephine County and recruits residents to participate in monthly training sessions that focus on personal safety.
If you survived Christmas, watch out for New Year’s. Research shows that this is the deadliest time of the year.
A proposal in Ohio generated a lot of controversy, with home schooling advocates decrying a new State intervention in their domestic affairs as the “worst-ever home school law;” an idea “breathtakingly onerous in its scope.” The pressure quickly got to the bill’s sponsor.