Wednesday, May 14th, 2008
Stupid developer sues local bloggers for $10 million after they criticize his humongous pile of dirt.
Ex-cops in L.A. in trouble for posing as police to gain entrance to the homes of suspected drug dealers, then stealing their drugs and selling them to other dealers.
Philadelphia zoning board tells business owners to remove an “ugly” security grate. Owners comply. Business gets vandalized and burglarized. City shrugs.
DUI checkpoint in Pomona, Califorina stops about 3,000 drivers. Just two are arrested for drunk driving. But another 125 receive citations for various other infractions. The tortured reasoning for these checkpoints says that so long as the intent is to catch drunk drivers, you can issues citations for all the other stuff, too.
eBay is evil. More on eBay’s evilness here.
SWAT-style raids from the National Archives (!), and from state police on a Pennsylvania Mennonite farmer for selling raw milk.