Twinkies could be back on sale in time for the summer after $410million buyout deal is confirmed | Mail Online   Man Jailed for Laughing in Own Home

A Long Island man is facing 30 days in jail for laughing in his own home, according to The Huffington Post. Forty-two-year-old Robert Schiavelli, who suffers from a mental disability, was cited twice for “disturbing the peace” due to his loud laughter.

Man Arrested for Releasing Heart-Shaped Balloons in Romantic Gesture

Anthony Brasfield, a 40-year-old Florida man, was arrested Sunday for releasing a dozen heart-shaped helium balloons into the air in what was to be a romantic gesture for his girlfriend, according to

Feinstein: ‘It’s Legal to Hunt Humans With 15-Round, 30-Round, Even 150-Round Magazines’ | CNS News

In arguing to limit  ammunition for guns, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said, “it’s legal to hunt humans with 15-round, 30-round, even 150-round magazines.”

[youtube] ‘You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me’: Woman Reportedly Ticketed for Driving 2 Mph UNDER the Speed Limit | Video |

Slow drivers ‘are among most dangerous on roads’ and cause crashes | Mail Online

Slow drivers are one of the biggest dangers on the road and should be treated like speeders, a report says today.

What’s America’s Number One Driving Frustration? Slow Drivers – Motor Trend

Despite gas prices garnering the lion’s share of news coverage lately, something altogether different is a major source of frustration for the American driver these days. Motor Trend, the world’s automotive authority on cars, trucks and SUVs, recently completed a poll to determine the top-five sources of irritation for drivers. Topping the list was being stuck behind slow drivers, with more than forty percent of the respondents in this latest poll citing this as their chief annoyance.

[youtube] The White House Is for Sale Under Barack Obama, Too | Mother Jones

the New York Times revealed that supporters who raise or donate $500,000 or more will score invites to quarterly meetings with Obama and other exclusive perks unavailable to run-of-the-mill Obama supporters. “Access to the president should never be for sale,” said Common Cause president Bob Edgar.

U.S. to let spy agencies examine Americans’ finances –

The Obama administration is drawing up plans to give all U.S. spy agencies full access to a massive database that contains financial data on American citizens and others who bank in the country, according to a Treasury Department document seen by Reuters.

Monitoring Students’ Social Media Posts | Indiana’s NewsCenter: News, Sports, Weather, Fort Wayne WPTA-TV, WISE-TV, and CW | Local

A former state trooper founded Social Net Watcher as a way for school districts to monitor students posts on social media in real time.

Destroying a man’s life over $13 – YouTube

Destroying a man’s life over $13

[youtube] This is an old post I wrote about women lying about men. Girls Who Lie About Their Age Should Be Charged With A Sex Crime | Casey Hendrickson

Men facing legal repercussions as a result of girls lying about their age is a major problem in our society.

Bill to drug test Indiana welfare recipients advances – 13 WTHR Indianapolis

A legislative committee is backing a proposal to require drug testing for some Indiana welfare recipients despite complaints that it’s unfair to the state’s neediest residents.

More sales restrictions on tap for cold medicine | Indianapolis Star |

Legislation that would put stiffer restrictions on the sale of pseudophedrine — the main ingredient in many over-the-counter decongestants — continued to breeze through the Indiana General Assembly.

Hilarious ‘North Korean propaganda’ video depicts ‘modern America’ | Mail Online

An alleged North Korean propaganda video has emerged online that claims Americans drink ‘hot snow’ as coffee, live in tents and eat wild birds on Tuesdays,

Rodman: I’m Going Back To North Korea

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman says he is going to return to North Korea in August after his recent controversial visit.

Obama Trying to Deport Homeschooling Family | Wizbang

In 2010 a federal immigration judge awarded political asylum to a family whose German government was persecuting for having the temerity to homeschool their children. Now, three years later, the Obama administration seems poised to reverse that decision and deport the family back to Germany.

Homeschooling Not a Fundamental Right Says Justice Department | Acton PowerBlog

That is essentially what Justice Department lawyers are arguing in the legal brief for the case, Romeike v. Holder, which is currently in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. They argue that Germany did not violate the Romeike’s human rights because the ban on homeschooling is a ban for all, not any specific group. Since German law does not prevent, for instance, only evangelical Christians from homeschooling, the Romeike’s are not being persecuted for a religious reason.

Conservative Strong, Today President Obama met with House Republicans and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski asked him a question: Why can’t the government balance its budget like our families are forced to every day? President Obama answered: “America is not a family.”

Today President Obama met with House Republicans and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski asked him a question: Why can’t the government balance its budget like our families are forced to every day? President Obama answered: “America is not a family.”

Release – Rokita: Medicaid is Broken – House Budget Gives States Like Indiana More Flexibility to Lead with Reforms | Congressman Todd Rokita

U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita today took part in the House Budget Committee’s mark-up of the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Resolution, which was introduced yesterday. In his opening statement, he highlighted the Medicaid reforms in the budget, which were based on the State Health Flexibility Act he introduced last Congress and reintroduced last month. He also commended the success of the Healthy Indiana Plan, which the House budget cites as a model for Medicaid reform efforts at the state level.

House Budget panel approves Ryan plan in 22-17 party-line vote – The Hill’s On The Money

The House Budget Committee late Wednesday approved the latest budget from Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on a party-line 22 to 17 vote.

Johnson County commissioners endorse measure blocking local enforcement of an assault weapons ban | Indianapolis Star |

If the federal government endorses an assault weapons ban, the Johnson County commissioners have said police in the county shouldn’t enforce it.