Legal Mumbo Jumbo

Tuesday, May 11, 2004

Marijuana gives rise to insanity -- not in its users but in the policies

directed against it. A nation that sentences the possessor of a single joint to life imprisonment without parole but sets a murderer free after perhaps six years is, the author writes, "in the grip of a deep psychosis" http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/97apr/reef.htm I just posted this here but... Sign in to see full entry.

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Monday, April 19, 2004

The Government and how they reward informants

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Sunday, April 18, 2004

Senator's Lost Credit Cards Used in Shopping Spree--Nobody recognized his

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Saturday, April 17, 2004

Straight Couples Turned Away From Key West Hotel

KEY WEST, Fla. (April 16) - Three heterosexual couples said they were turned away from a hotel in this gay-friendly tourist spot because of their sexual orientation. The six were vacationing with a gay couple and had reservations at a hotel called Big Ruby's when the three straight couples were... Sign in to see full entry.

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It is time to take a serious look at our involvement there.

Every day there are news reports about more deaths. Every night on the TV are photos of death and destruction. Why are we still there? The land is too large to secure all of it. The bad people causing this damage can roam anywhere, and we can't possibly police the whole place. Why are we still... Sign in to see full entry.

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The last two Texas and Wisconsin on Weird State Laws.......................

Texas It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing. It is illegal to drive without windshield wipers. You don't need a windshield, but you must have the wipers. It is illegal for one to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel. It is illegal to milk another... Sign in to see full entry.

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Friday, April 16, 2004

Ohio and Pennsylvania -- Weird State Laws

Ohio It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday. It is illegal to get a fish drunk. Pennsylvania A person is not eligible to become Governor if he/she has participated in a duel. Sign in to see full entry.

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Thursday, April 15, 2004

New York and North Dakota Weird State Laws

New York A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. This old law specifically prohibits men from turning around on any city street and looking "at a woman in that way." A second conviction for a crime of this magnitude calls for the violating male to be forced to wear a "pair of horse-blinders"... Sign in to see full entry.

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Michigan and Nebraska Weird Laws

Michigan You may not swear in front of women and children in the state of Michigan. Nebraska It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup. Sign in to see full entry.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2004

United States Weird Laws : Louisiana & Indiana

Louisiana It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol. ( I guess real bullets will have to do) Indiana It is illegal for a liquor store to sell cold soft drinks.( What about cold alcoholic drinks?) Liquor stores may not sell milk. ( So much for a white russian ) Sign in to see full entry.

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