Archive for May 25th, 2013

African American Teen Who Was Expelled From School For Science Explosion Receives Full Scholarship U.S. Space Academy
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African American Teen Who Was Expelled From School For Science Explosion Receives Full Scholarship U.S. Space Academy

Kiera Wilmot, the 16-year-old honor student expelled from her high school after she allegedly ignited a chemical explosion on school property, received a full scholarship to the U.S. Space Academy, courtesy of a NASA veteran who, as a teenager, was accused of starting a forest fire during a science experiment. Kiera made an honest mistake, but […]

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Annals of the POLICE STATE: The DHS Gestapo Treatment
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Annals of the POLICE STATE: The DHS Gestapo Treatment

“My dad fought a war so this can never happen in America. I will not dishonor my father’s memory by giving up what he fought for. No, sir. With all due respect, I will not consent to a search without a proper warrant.” By James Fallows Over the weekend I related the story of Gabriel Silverstein, a […]

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How the Smartphone Killed the Three-Day Weekend
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How the Smartphone Killed the Three-Day Weekend

FUSE / GETTY IMAGES By: Bob Sullivan | NBC Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer and all it evokes: vacations, slower workweeks, casual dress codes, getting the pool ready and pulling out the outdoor furniture. It would seem an ideal time to take a break, but our ability to unplug and relax is […]

Does the Call For Banning Knives By British Doctors Prove a Moot Point After the Woolwich Attack?
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Does the Call For Banning Knives By British Doctors Prove a Moot Point After the Woolwich Attack?

By Micah David Naziri | PoliticalBlindSpot.com A&E doctors are calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing. A team from West Middlesex University Hospital said violent crime is on the increase – and kitchen knives are used in as many as half of all stabbings. They argued many assaults are committed […]

ANARCHY IN THE UK: Does the South London Beheading Show that Gun Bans Don’t Work?
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ANARCHY IN THE UK: Does the South London Beheading Show that Gun Bans Don’t Work?

By Micah David Naziri | PoliticalBlindSpot.com The images of paramilitary-style policemen with assault rifles in Luton are a shocking confirmation that law and order has collapsed in parts of the UK Armed police patrol the Marsh Farm estate in Luton after a spate of shootings. Photo: SOUTH BEDS NEWS AGENCY In an age of terrorism, […]