Editor Caitlin Burgess email@example.com
1:52 pm on Wednesday, May 15, 2013
This cannot be correct. Stillwater PD writes a speeding ticket once every 2.5 days? They must have forgot a zero somewhere.
12:10 pm on Monday, May 13, 2013
Some of Bonner County Idaho's finest at work.
7:57 am on Monday, May 13, 2013
You mean these facts?
"Fines from parking violations is a sizable source of revenue for the city of St. Paul. Parking enforcement officers in St. Paul are encouraged to write 55 citations a day, according a Pioneer Press report."
Hint: Correct information might increase your credibility.
3:51 pm on Sunday, May 12, 2013
"there is not much we can do ... but to control, educate, penalize."
Just gotta read between the lines to find the tacit admission of the progressive agenda.
Sounds eerily Orwellian.
2:40 pm on Saturday, May 11, 2013
MADD's efforts are mostly feel-good measures that routinely violate regularly law abiding people's Fourth Amendment rights and do little to stop real drunk drivers.
Here's an article that will make you think. It's a little old, but relevant.
2:29 pm on Saturday, May 11, 2013
"Driving and using the roads is a privilege not a right"
That is a fairy tale told to you by your driving instructor and perpetuated by the donut squad.
"Personal liberty largely consists of the Right of locomotion -- to go where and when one pleases -- only so far restrained as the Rights of others may make it necessary for the welfare of all other citizens. The Right of the Citizen to travel upon the public highways and to transport his property thereon, by horsedrawn carriage, wagon, or automobile, is not a mere privilege which may be permitted or prohibited at will, but the common Right which he has under his Right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Under this Constitutional guarantee one may, therefore, under normal conditions, travel at his inclination along the public highways or in public places, and while conducting himself in an orderly and decent manner, neither interfering with nor disturbing another's Rights, he will be protected, not only in his person, but in his safe conduct." American Jurisprudence 1st. Constitutional Law, Sect.329, p 1135.
9:23 am on Saturday, May 11, 2013
Then you'd be OK with the cops showing up at your home and demanding you allow them to search inside just to make sure you don't haven't done anything wrong? After all, they're just there to keep you safe.
The sheep-like compliance by the people of Boston allowing the militarized cops to lock down an entire city and search house to house to find a wayward teenager indicates just how conditioned US citizens have become. The Fourth Amendment get trampled on and there's nary a protest? If it weren't for a citizen disobeying their orders, the kid would have probably gotten away.
Boston was a perfect situation for the State to test the conditioning of the citizenry. After seeing the result, Big Brother had to have concluded, "Mission accomplished". All the government has to do is yell "terrorist" and people will submit and obey, no questions asked, begging the State to protect them and keep them safe. The media who should be watchdogs of government are more than willing accomplices in their schemes.
If you like the idea of living in a Police State under martial law, then keep cheerleading for more abuse of our rights at the hands of the costumed enforcers. You may want to reconsider your advocacy of unconstitutional tactics perpetuated on you and your neighbors under the guise of keeping you safe.
3:11 pm on Friday, May 10, 2013
"On Friday night, there will be 150 squads patrolling"
Can you say "Police State"?
This is just another unconstitutional MADD sponsored money grab by the costumed enforcers performed under the guise of keeping us safe.
It's unfortunate that most of the sheeple are actually cheerleading for the enforcers to bust and incarcerate the poor slobs that enjoyed a couple of Farm Girls or Spotted Cows with their dinner.
We're all criminals now. http://www.threefeloniesaday.com/Youtoo/tabid/86/Default.aspx
10:59 am on Thursday, May 9, 2013
"What about those who can't afford (money or time away from work) to go to college now?"
People are beginning to realize that a traditional college education is a scam. Perpetuated of course by the government, who makes cheap guaranteed money available to unwary mushy-headed nineteen year old's whose brains aren't yet fully developed. Unfortunately it is the benchmark many employers still use to qualify candidates for employment and accumulating debt to finance it is considered normal.
A smart kid that gets in with the right company can go just as far as a college graduate. In fact as an employer, I'd rather have a kid fresh out of high school with a desire to succeed than a newly minted college graduate with a degree who has a false sense of entitlement and worth. A liberal arts educations is practically worthless with the exception that you have a piece of paper saying you graduated from an institution of "higher learning". Particularly considering the fact you can easily spend $100k obtaining that piece of paper.
As recently as thirty years ago it was not an impossibility to work your way through college. Many of my peers did it successfully with zero debt.
8:03 am on Thursday, May 9, 2013
You should know by now I don't spout the ideology of any party.
You used the example of Anderson Windows and how they treat their employees. This is a classic example of the free market working its magic. They have some of the most expensive windows on the market, however no one is forcing their customers to buy their product. They have some of the highest paid employees in the region yet there's no government or union coercion occurring.
The market and the courts are perfectly capable of dealing with all the issues you cite including low pay and unsafe working conditions. Remove the welfare and subsidies and the wages will rise. Walmart loves government intervention. It serves two purposes by driving out their competition and indirectly subsidizing their low paid employees. Look at who are the biggest supporters of the internet sales tax legislation.
Where do you derive your moral authority to hold a gun to my head and stick your hand in my pocket to subsidize the "unlucky"?
I'll ask again. If simply passing a law requiring employers to pay some subjective minimum "living wage" has the effect of a net increase in prosperity among wage earners, why not require all employers to pay $100k salaries to each employee? If that seems like a ridiculous concept, you may want to reconsider the validity of your argument.
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