Reason TV’s parody assassin Remy is back with another video lampooning of government overreach. Today’s April 15, so you get three guesses what the topic is. Favorite part: Playing the State Department’s displacement of $6 billion (under then-Secretary Hillary Clinton) against the blood, sweat and toil of average Americans who fork over a third of […]
This article was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on April 15. Let’s just imagine we could transport an Internet-connected laptop back to the 1790s, when the United States was in its infancy. The technology would no doubt knock the founders out of their buckle-top boots, but once the original patriots got over the […]
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has been testing an innovative surveillance system that enables officers sitting in front of large electronic displays to watch people move around the city of Compton from a bird’s-eye view. The system can coordinate with static on-the-ground surveillance, such as street-level security cameras, to allow police to track a […]
PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla. (UPI) — A Florida school board has decided to fire a teacher who allegedly ordered a group of six boys to attack a younger student to “teach him a lesson.” During the incident, seventh-grade student Radravious Williams told teacher Dru Dehart that he “wished he could curse out teachers someday.” She […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (UPI) — An Oklahoma business is hoping to make history by becoming the first gun range in the State to have a café that serves alcohol. When the state-of-the art indoor range at Wilshire Gun opens in Oklahoma City this spring, owners hope that the 24 firearm lanes, 10 archery lanes and classrooms […]
LONDON (UPI) — North Korean embassy officials visited a London hair salon after the business put up a poster with leader Kim Jong Un’s face on it offering discount haircuts. The M&M Hair Academy posted Jong Un’s picture accompanied by the phrase, “Bad Hair Day?” “We put up posters for an offer for men’s hair […]
CREST HILL, Ill. (UPI) — After DEA agents raided the home of a customer who had purchased organic fertilizer for an edible hibiscus plant, the owner of an Illinois garden center thought his business would wither up and die. As it happens, customers have been coming back to Midwest Hydroganics in Crest Hill in droves. […]
KOROIT, Australia (UPI) — An Australian driver who pleaded guilty in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court to dangerous driving after using her phone 44 times prior to hitting a cyclist has been fined $4500 and lost her license for nine months. Kimberley Davis’ sentence might have been more lenient had it not been for her comments […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
The former CBS News investigative reporter who left her job after both the White House and her own employers allegedly stonewalled her investigation into the truth behind the Benghazi terror attack believes the Administration of Barack Obama poses a historically significant threat to media transparency.