Saturday, January 20, 2007

Lawmakers Aiming to Legalize Pot

CONCORD - A move to decriminalize the use of marijuana tops the agenda as the New Hampshire Legislature begins to hear from the public on its 1,400 bills for the 2007 session.

A new group calling itself the Coalition for Common Sense Marijuana Policy has started collecting signatures in favor of the bill ( HB 92 ) through online petitions on its Web site, "Despite the threat of severe penalties, many responsible, productive New Hampshire citizens continue to use marijuana. As long as these individuals do not harm others, we believe it is unwise and unjust to continue persecuting them as enemies of the state," the group declares.

Attorney General Kelly Ayotte's office has traditionally opposed the move and a spokesperson said that position remains the same. Lobbies for the local police chiefs and county sheriffs are expected to weigh in against the bill as well.

Friday, January 19, 2007

Doomsday Clock To Be Moved Foward

Scientists Prepare to Move Doomsday Clock Forward

The keepers of the "Doomsday Clock" plan to move its hands forward next Wednesday to reflect what they call worsening nuclear and climate threats to the world.The clock was last pushed forward by two minutes to seven minutes to midnight in 2002 amid concerns about the proliferation of nuclear, biological and other weapons and the threat of terrorism.

When it was created by the magazine's staff in 1947, it was initially set at seven minutes to midnight and has moved 17 times since then.

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Judge: Bloggers Entitled to Immunity Under Communications Act

Shannon P. DuffyThe Legal Intelligencer

Bloggers cannot be hit with libel suits on the basis of anonymous postings on their Web sites because federal law grants them immunity by explicitly stating that they cannot be treated as the "publisher" of such comments, a federal judge has ruled.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Arabs killing Arabs , picking up the pace

January 16, 2007, 11:22 PM (GMT+02:00) Debkafiles

A car bomb followed by a suicide bomber kill 65 people, wound 110 at university in Baghdad, 25 more elsewhere in the capital

Almost all the victims were female students at Mustansiriya University in a predominantly Shiite area who were waiting for buses to take them home. A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the university catching students fleeing from the car bomb attack.

Why is the world community so quiet, no world condemnation from the UN ? No outrage from Arab nations ? Can one help but think that the the deafening silence is giving the signal that Arabs don't care very much for human lives, human females lives.

Listen to a Podcast Interview With Neuroic Iraqi Wife

Insight: Interview with "Neurotic Iraqi Wife"

Sunday, January 14, 2007

Hollywood Asks YouTube: Friend or Foe?

Mr. Shmuger said the studios need to embrace sites like YouTube because they are the future of movie marketing. “If you want to be involved in the cultural debate, you have to allow consumers to be more actively involved,” he said. “That’s a different world order which we are not used to.”
New York Times

Full Metal Jacket

Air Force Sgt. Michelle Manhart Suspended While Military “Investigates” Playboy Spread (With Pics)

Mortally Effective Chinese Justice

for clearer pictures go 5-years later
In five stages: arrest, the hand in the bag. Express train transport towards the hangar of the court (too many people for a simple room). Collective judgement, without lawyer,
The name and the crime written on a note attached to the neck, it is to go more quickly. Hop, hop, hop. No Blah. Something to add, not? , good, condemned to death, the family will refund the cartridge, everyone awaits its turn, not scuffle, in row by 300 please.

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