Thursday, March 24th, 2011
- Cases of Shaken Manchild Syndrome on the rise.
- DOJ is now on the “war on cops” meme. Some of the proposals mentioned here are troubling (more gun control, looking for federal crimes to throw at people), while other seem pretty sensible. It’s good, for example, to give cops better training on how to deal with violent situations, and to equip them with more protective bullet-proof vests. But the numbers the article throws out still need context.
- The person who wrote Elizabeth Taylor’s New York Times obituary died six years ago.
- Police found “54 bags of heroin, 31 empty bags used to package heroin, 8.5 prescription pills and $51.22.” The story is about where they found it all.
- 85-year-old-man posts Tweet asking college girls to get naked for him in exchange for cash.
- Speaking of Twitter, here’s a Tweet that rather succinctly demonstrates the absurdity of U.S. foreign policy.
- This article only summarizes one side of a lawsuit. But damn.