Archive for August 20th, 2013

Detroit Considering ‘Stop and Frisk’ – Police Call It ‘doing good constitutional police work’

Detroit Considering ‘Stop and Frisk’ – Police Call It ‘doing good constitutional police work’

Aristotle said “Poverty is the mother of revolution and crime.” Poverty gives birth to revolution and crime. But Detroit Police think the philosophy of “Stop and Frisk” has figured it out better than the ancient political theorist. Instead, the Detroit Police agree with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg that the real cause of crime is […]

Bill to Ban Certain Tattoos, Body Piercings Passes Senate

Bill to Ban Certain Tattoos, Body Piercings Passes Senate

The Arkansas Senate passed a bill to ban tattoos, piercings and other similar body modifications which it characterizes as “non-traditional,” recently. Senator Missy Irvin of Mountain View, Arkansas sponsored the bill entitled “An Act To Limit Body Art Procedures”. She says that body modifications should be limited to “traditional” tattoos and piercings. Her proposal was to essentially ban scarification procedures and […]

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The Belo Monte Dam in Brazil is the “Real Avatar”

The Belo Monte Dam in Brazil is the “Real Avatar”

James Cameron has stated many times that the Belo Monte Dam in Brazil is the “real Avatar.” What he meant by that is the Indigenous peoples of South America are facing the same threats as what we saw in Cameron’s movie Avatar, all because of this mega-dam being built at all costs by the Brazilian government. What can […]