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Entries Tagged as 'Police, Law, & Justice'

Unsightly Signs Strewn About City Streets

September 18th, 2009 · No Comments

They come once a year, stay for a season, and disappear at winter time. Not flowers – political signs. Like flowers, some homeowners plant them in their yards with great pride, and there is nothing wrong with that. But like unsightly weeds, many political signs pop up where they don’t belong: in public rights-of-way, in […]

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Tags: Government & Politics · My Thoughts · Police, Law, & Justice

Justice by Net Worth

July 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

The United States Declaration of Independence proclaims that all men are created equal, but in practice, no two people are treated equally by law.  In fact, one is not even expected to understand how to apply the law themselves, instead they are expected to hire a lawyer to navigate the complexities and subtleties of the […]

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Time to ditch GoDaddy?

March 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This morning I found out that, a new site that just launched with the purpose of rating police officer’s performance, had been taken down by its hosting provider and registrar GoDaddy. The site launched to mixed reaction, with a sharp contrast between the negative response of law enforcement and mass media and the […]

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Tags: Complaint Department · Computers · Police, Law, & Justice

One nation, undercover, with liberty and justice for all.

November 7th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Drivers in New York, take notice: the next time you forget to wear your seatbelt or break the speed limit, you may find yourself being pulled over by a taxi or a Honda Civic. The police officer may be wearing nothing more than jeans, an undershirt, and the iconic necklace badge seen ad nauseum […]

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Adult store’s advertising titilates West Nyack legislator

August 9th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Local officials in Rockland county are seeking a ban on offensive advertising after a grand opening advertisement for an adult store infuriated a handful of whiny, uptight, sexually repressed residents. According to the Rockland Urinal news, residents said they were mortified to see two smoking-hot bikini-clad women standing — yes, standing — in children’s-sized […]

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Tags: Government & Politics · Police, Law, & Justice