Archive for February, 2013

13 Feb 2013

Budget: Jail overcrowding offers no way in

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Interesting article posted on News.cincinnati.com. Inmates are being released by the thousands at Hamilton County jail. Overcrowding is the issue at hand. Since 1987, 167,291 inmates have been released early or before their sentencing is even complete. Hamilton County Jail houses 1200 inmates and is at capacity. Budget woes won’t enable the construction of a […]

12 Feb 2013

This House Would Censor Hate Speech

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As we continue this week’s themed debate on hate speech we bring you the first of our infographics on the subject. This graphic succinctly lays out the points as to why we should censor hate speech. For my part I believe any gesture which might incite violence towards an individual or group is hate speech. […]

12 Feb 2013

Pottsville hospital to strengthen security following break-in

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Interesting article posted on Republicanherald.com. A man under the influence of some type of mind altering substance took a hurricane-like path through a hospitals operating rooms. The man had arrived with a friend, and after being in the hospital for many hours he apparently began terrorizing this place of healing and rest. The President and […]

12 Feb 2013

Above ground and safe, Ethan turns 6

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Cnn.com. You can only picture the horrors of this story, and the fear felt by everybody in this small community when a bus driver was killed protecting 22 children on his bus, while one of them children were kidnapped by the killer and held in an underground […]

12 Feb 2013

Alberto Giovanni Bravo Hit With Car By Naked Fiance #dailydumb

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  Check out this blog post on Huffingtonpost.com. An unidentified naked woman struck the car of Alberto Giovanni Bravo, her 30 yrs old fiancé. The woman, who’s 22 yrs, was inebriated during the fiasco when she struck her fiancé with a 2008 Honda Civic after he had gotten out of his car. Bravo landed on top […]

12 Feb 2013

Alleged Drunk Driver Accused Of Causing Fatal Georgia Crash Spree #dailydumb

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I just read an article on Huffingtonpost.com that I thought you should read. Michael Snider, was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide, DUI, reckless driving, serious injury by vehicle, and other charges still pending by the Oregon police. On Jan. 23, Snider has allegedly hit about 17 cars in a “hit-and-run spree” with his pickup […]

11 Feb 2013

Hate Speech Legislation In The US – Are More Laws The Answer?

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Since the founding of America and the establishment of the Bill of Rights, specifically the 1st Amendment, there have been significant challenges to balance free speech with the competing interests of public peace and order. Groups have been targeted because of race, ethnicity, gender, class and religion in order to scapegoat for social, economic and […]

11 Feb 2013

Court Orders Gun-Permit Holders’ Addresses Redacted

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Just read this on Nytimes.com. The New York appellate court ruled on Tuesday that the home addresses of hate crime victims and gun-permit holders must be removed from databases released under the state’s Freedom of Information Law. This decision comes after the city had denied these requests, but was overturned by a lower court. The […]