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I have mentioned in previous conversations that a large snake has been living in my basement. The snake itself had eluded observation, but there were plenty of pieces of shed skins to convince me ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 146 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 05:05 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
TMZ is reporting that TLC is thinking about goign foreword with 19 kids and counting but just removing josh. Say what you will about TMZ, but they have been spot on with the reporting on this.
by DEMonrat ankle biter
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 06:41 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Finally, someone gets it. Policing is a business. It goes something like this. They decide to heavily patrol poor neighborhoods because that's where the crime is. It seems to make sense. Only ...
by Dewstino
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 03:21 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
While your all talking about how you can reason with these people, you should take a look at this. "Passed by the Wyoming state government and signed into law by Gov. Matt Mead (R) in March, the ...
by thepanamarick
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 04:19 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Tsarnaev, in surveillance footage from the scene Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who with his brother planted two bombs at the 2013 Boston Marathon that killed 3 people and injured over 260 others,
by Hunter
Comment Count 375 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 12:42 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
They say a good guy with a gun can stop a bad guy with a gun. Apparently that doesn't apply to women. . . . A Texas (where else) teenager (fourteen) showed up behind Pasadena High School for a ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 12:40 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Hooo-boy..... The sheriff of Nelson County, Kentucky expressed relief that a 25-year-old man shot by one of his deputies was white during a press conference on Monday, suggesting that black ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 03:46 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Once news of the Baltimore riots and the less-covered peaceful protests took center stage, the conversation focused on the racism and police brutality that prompted these events. And while those ...
by nogreene
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 05:36 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
On May 20th, 1961, John Lewis and Jim Zwerg were about to die in Montgomery, Alabama. They were Freedom Riders, and they had just arrived by bus. Upon their arrival, they were greeted by a mob of ...
by Jay Elias
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 07:44 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Imagine, for a moment, that you are a career criminal. You've been busted, once again, for armed robbery. The case is pretty well open-and-shut. Everyone knows you're guilty: heck, you've even ...
by TexasBill
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 05:30 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Ten years ago I published a study about race and incarceration in Baltimore, Maryland. I found that over half (52 percent) of the young African American men (aged 20 to 30) in Baltimore were under ...
by Eric Lotke
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 05:45 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Violent crime declined dramatically in NYC under Mayor David Dinkins' community policing policy called Safe Streets, Safe Cities . We need better police policies, ones like this that have been ...
by Catskill Julie
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 08:58 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Kevin Drum may be undergoing some intense medical treatment, but a Washington Post article made his day. Freddie Gray’s life a study in the sad effects of lead paint on poor ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 09:51 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
It's impossible to separate racism from the long train of abuses and usurpations that police departments in this country have perpetrated, but even if racism could be made to go away overnight, that ...
by Geenius at Wrok
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 05:58 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Cops these days have a wide assortment of weapons available to them, beyond the standard firearm. Many of those weapons are non-lethal. There is pepper spray. There are tasers and stun guns. There ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:31 AM PDT with 3 Recommends