Kuala Lumpur: A Malaysian artist and prominent opposition activist was jailed for a month on Tuesday (Feb 20) for publishing […]
Archive for February 2018
Wrote a four-letter word at a paramedic? That’s a finin’
Stoke-on-Trent, England: A woman in the United Kingdom has pleaded guilty to a public order offense after she was accused […]
How not to prevent video-game piracy
The problem: someone is cracking video games. (Well, third-party game DLC, if you want to be pedantic about it.) Apparently, […]
Good reason to call the cops #1: 5-year-old with messy hair
It was a Sunday, four days before Thanksgiving, and my mom was in town visiting. My son had a good […]
I hate the gun control debate
There’s been another mass shooting in America. The victims’ families are grieving, some of the wounded and the might-have-been-killed-if-not-for-dumb-luck are […]
They had to shoot him
Bolton, Vermont, the day before yesterday: A distraught man who was pointing a pistol at his own head was shot […]
He feared for his life
Houston, Texas: Just after 3:30 a.m., agents in front called out “FBI!” and threw flash-bang grenades to stun the captors, […]
Who can make the NYPD look relatively citizen-friendly?
You guessed it, the NYPD’s union.
Narcan, cigarettes, and malarkey
In which Gov. LePage gives me a headache.
The city which must not be named
(Spoiler: it’s Sarajevo.)