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Jessica Biel is evil, I have proof

library_mofo: Here's to the DA's of the world (DA is DUMBASS)

From a library security guard who caught a patron tearing out pictures of Jessica Biel in a swimsuit:

DA: I came to the library because I needed to get some pictures.
Me: Why rip them out, we have copiers.
DA: Because she is evil and should not be in those magazines. I need to destroy them to reverse her love spell on me.
Me. OK. If you say so. You understand that you are destroying city property and you will be charged for it?
DA: NO. You cannot charge me, I am destroying the Evil of Biel!!!!
Me: OK....please place your hands behind your back....

Crowd steals dying man's groceries

Crowd swipes dying man's groceries

What the hell? Are we living in Thunderdome?

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The sight of an old man being hit by a truck in Arizona touched off a feeding frenzy among witnesses who allegedly stole the dying victim's groceries.

Not only were the man's groceries taken, but the only person who tried to help him also had his own bags taken.

Mesa police told KPHO-TV in nearby Phoenix that the scavengers could face theft charges if they are eventually tracked down.

The elderly victim was waiting for a bus Tuesday night when a pickup truck swerved off the road and plowed into the stop. The man was sent flying as were his bags of groceries.

As the truck sped off with a white plastic bag flapping on its grill, witnesses began grabbing whatever scattered food they could get their hands on. Boro Mitrovich, who was himself nearly struck, said he ran to help the man and had his bag disappear as well.

Jimmy Carter confronts, yells at Sudanese officials

Jimmy Carter Confronts Sudan Officials - washingtonpost.com

But none of the refugees showed up and Carter decided to walk into the town _ a volatile stronghold of the pro-government janjaweed militia _ to meet refugees too frightened to attend the meeting at the compound.

He was able to make it to a school where he met with one tribal representative and was preparing to go further into town when Sudanese security officers stopped him.

"You can't go," the local chief of the feared Sudanese secret police, who only gave his first name as Omar, ordered Carter. "It's not on the program!"

"We're going to anyway!" an angry Carter retorted as a small crowd began to gather around. "You don't have the power to stop me."

October 03, 2007

A Recipe for Sadness: Why the John Stewart/ Chris Matthews Fight Matters for the Obama/Clinton Nomination Fight, and Why It Might Matter for Your Soul

Poor Mojo Newswire: Jon Stewart demonstrates that Chris Matthews is...

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Suspicious fires break out in U.S. Senate offices

Police Report 4 Fires in Senate Offices

U.S. Capitol Police reported four fires in Senate office buildings Wednesday. All were extinguished by midafternoon, but an investigation continued.

"They are suspicious in nature," said Sgt. Kimberly Schneider.

She said two fires in the Dirksen Senate Office Building and one in the Hart building next door were reported in women's bathrooms and were extinguished between 10:45 a.m. EDT and 12:30 p.m. A fourth, also in Dirksen, was reported later and extinguished by mid-afternoon, Schneider said.

Record industry lawyer claims that putting a CD you own onto your iPod is stealing

Sony BMG's chief anti-piracy lawyer: "Copying" music you own is "stealing"

Pariser has a very broad definition of "stealing." When questioned by Richard Gabriel, lead counsel for the record labels, Pariser suggested that what millions of music fans do is actually theft. The dirty deed? Ripping your own CDs or downloading songs you already own.

Gabriel asked if it was wrong for consumers to make copies of music which they have purchased, even just one copy. Pariser replied, "When an individual makes a copy of a song for himself, I suppose we can say he stole a song." Making "a copy" of a purchased song is just "a nice way of saying 'steals just one copy'," she said.

Countless studies have shown that the majority of music on portable music players like the iPod comes from sources other than download services. For most people, that music is comprised primarily of songs "ripped" from CD collections to MP3 or some other comparable format. Indeed, most portable music players comes with software (like iTunes) which is designed to facilitate the easy ripping of CDs. According to Pariser's view, this is stealing.