Archive for May, 2013

15 May 2013

‘You can’t fix stupid’: Alleged burglar falls asleep inside factory before arrest #dailydumb

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Todaysstmj4.com reports that a burglar was arrested on Friday in Burlington after he broke into the Remax Office and fell asleep in the bear skin in the conference room. According to realton Justin Mueller “you cannot fix stupid, you can just arrest it”. The alleged burglar admitted that he was drinking before he broke into […]

15 May 2013

State Dept. tells plastic gun creator to take blueprints off Web site

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A washingtonpost.com article recently reported Cody Wilson was ordered by the State Department to take the blueprints of the plastic gun off the web site. The gun, which looks like a water pistol but fires a .380-caliber bullet, was almost entirely made on a 3-D printer that can fabricate solid objects from blueprints. The State […]

15 May 2013

Drunken dad assaults son’s elementary school principal, threatens to kill him

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An article on examiner.com was recentrly posted about a Winter Park, Florida man that has been arrested for threatening to kill the principal of his son’s elementary school. James Allison was inebriated when he went to pick up his son from school. Allison threatened to kill the principal, Rick Carver, if he “ever talks to […]

15 May 2013

Dozens of felons hold gun permits in Mecklenburg County

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The Charlotte Observer reports that there are more than 60 felons that have permits allowing them to buy guns. These are in Mecklenburg County. Eleven of these have been convicted of crimes involving guns. Others had used weapons that left victims or government officials injured. More than 230 were involved with drugs. According to the […]

14 May 2013

Student IDs replace paper tickets for campus events

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CR80.com reports that at some colleges, a student now can use his or her student ID card to attend a campus event, rather than by purchasing a ticket. A number of different systems are in use, including the “first come first served” format to lottery systems. The purpose of this is to make attending events […]

14 May 2013

Dumb Thieves Break Own Car Out Of Impound #dailydumb

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According to autos.aol.com, there are criminals, and then there are dumb criminals. In Randor, PA, thieves broke into an impound lot to steal back their own car, and the entire thing was caught on camera. The thieves wore hoods and masks to try to disguise themselves, but it didn’t do much good and they were […]

14 May 2013

Americans Who Favor Stricter Gun Control Believe Gun Crime Has Increased

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Reason.com indicates that sixty-four percent of Americans who favor stricter gun control believe gun crime is on the rise. According to a Rassmussen poll, people who favor gun control laws also think gun violence is increasing, even though gun violence has dropped since 1990. This decrease includes homicides and non-homicide violence. Gun homicides peaked in […]

13 May 2013

Boston bombing aftermath: Why do we need a national biometric ID card?

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I wanted to share this information from communities.washtingontimes.com. After the Boston bombing massacre citizens of the United States are becoming increasingly wary of immigrants. One option to help people feel more at ease is something called a biometric identity card. It would hold information about an individual and would be stored on a social security […]