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Is Veganism a Religion? In Ohio, a vegan hospital employee fired for refusing to take a mandated flu shot is suing on religious grounds (because the vaccination contains animal by-product), claiming that her veganism qualifies as a religious belief. Will 3-D Printers Make Gun Control Moot? Is Bidding On an … Continue reading
Thursday Morning Miscellany: Stealing Stolen iPhones, Why We Need Assault Rifles, Life After Prison, and Lego Guns in Kindergarten
”I want to report my iPhone being stolen.” Well, not technically his iPhone, more like an iPhone he’d just stolen. And after that is where the story gets really strange. This article contains not only a pretty funny ”stupid criminals” story, but also a look at the epidemic of iPhone … Continue reading
Steve Thomas, one of the lead detectives in the JonBenet Ramsey case before resigning in 1998 (and author of JonBenet: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation), joined us for a Q&A session on May 9, 2000. Mr. Thomas made headlines in the summer of 1998 when he resigned from his job, … Continue reading
Steve Thomas, one of the lead detectives in the JonBenet Ramsey case before resigning in 1998 (and author of JonBenet: Inside the Ramsey Murder Investigation), joined us for a Q&A session on November 14, 2000 (the transcript of an earlier Q&A session is here). Mr. Thomas made headlines in the … Continue reading
Monday Morning Miscellany: The New Yorker’s new post-Newtown cover, sex in Italy, a hitman for a hitman, debtor’s prisons 2013-style, and your next counterfeit DVD
New Yorker’s “Back to School” cover from this past September, and how it was re-drawn for this week’s post-Newtown issue: interesting and sad. Italian Couple: ”We shouldn’t have been arrested for indecent exposure for having sex outside, because everybody else was inside watching the World Cup” Michigan Man Convicted of … Continue reading
”The 10 Biggest Mistakes Most People Make After Being Arrested for DUI” by Randy Moore – Criminal Defense Attorney, Santa Clara County CA
The 10 Biggest Mistakes Most People Make After Being Arrested for DUI. 1. Not taking the matter seriously. This is a charge that could follow you for years, if you are convicted. The DMV records it for years. It is a “prior criminal conviction” for 7 years. If your license … Continue reading
Soccer Moms Turned P.I.’s: No, this isn’t some strange Lifetime Channel movie; but the story will only be online through SaturdayScott Peterson Turns 40: What life is like for one of America’s most famous wife killers (earlier updates)Were Kate Middleton’s Topless Photos an “Inside Job”? (And how odd is it … Continue reading
Why arresting people pays and bank robbery doesn’t, what ever became of the Watergate’s Room 723, and why did the writer shoot himself in the arm?
Why, statistically, bank robbery doesn’t pay And why arresting people does What ever happened to the Watergate Hotel’s Room 723? Why did the writer shoot himself in the arm? This article, and all articles on this site, are © 2012 by Bill Bickel unless otherwise noted.
Gun Range Plans to Host Children’s Parties: Why yes, in fact, it is in Texas Get Paid For Letting Soldiers Shoot At And Beat You: The Picatinny Arsenal, an Army research and development facility in New Jersey, is hiring human guinea pigs to be attacked with rubber bullets, lasers, batons … Continue reading
On August 23 of last year, in Minneapolis (MN), Amy Senser apparently driving both while talking on a cellphone and possibly after a few drinks, hit a man and drove off without either stopping or notifying the police. The man died, though he might have been saved if help had … Continue reading