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Your Balls Are Banned Around School Children « The Burning Truth

As CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan reported Monday, officials at Weber Middle School in Port Washington are worried that students are getting hurt during .Thus, they have instituted a ban on footballs, baseballs, lacrosse , or anything that might hurt someone on school grounds.

Indiana Supreme Court takes up mall shoe-cam case – 13 WTHR Indianapolis

The Supreme Court is taking up the case of a man who allegedly used a camera hidden in one of his shoes to shoot video under the skirts of teenage girls at an Indianapolis shopping .

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Government filed $5m order of crystal glasses before shutdown | Mail Online

The contract was awarded to Simon Pearce, a Vermont stemware company that makes hand blown crystal that retails for up to $85-per-wine glass.

Up to $85 eh? $5 million divided by 12,000 pieces is $416.67 a piece. Interesting … no?

Seven stupid things the gov’t spent money on during shutdown | The Daily Caller

The shutdown in during the Clinton Presidency cost taxpayers about $1.5 billion in 22 days. According to IHS Global Insight, the shutdown could cost the U.S. economy $1.6 billion per week — and NBC News reported that the shutdown would cost $12.5 million per hour.

Did the GOP build this shutdown?

Whoa! University Of Colorado Students Blame Obama For Government Shutdown « The Burning Truth

This … is … staggering.

MSNBC Host Blames The Constitution For Government Shutdown « The Burning Truth

What do you expect from the same people who are launching a brand new website for progressives.

National Park spokesman: The “First Amendment exception” to shutdown closures only applies to certain parks « Hot Air

Michael Litterst, a National Park Service spokesman, said the First Amendment exception applies only to several Washington and Philadelphia parks related to the government and its history, “due to these parks’ long history of hosting First Amendment events, their expansive outdoor grounds, and their location in major metropolitan areas.”

Mitch Daniels: Speaking engagement a ‘judgment error,’ should have declined | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com

I read carefully the Journal & Courier editorial about a speech I gave recently, along with similar critiques from others, and I find them persuasive. Accepting this particular invitation was a close call, and I conclude that better judgment would have been to decline.

Why wearing socks in bed can cure a low libido: It’s a problem that afflicts millions. But from poor circulation to a blocked nose, the causes of a bad sex life can be as surprising as the cures | Mail Online


HSBC to pay $1.92 billion in money-laundering settlement – Dec. 10, 2012

The Department of Justice and U.S. Treasury said Tuesday that HSBC allowed the most notorious international drug cartels to launder billions of dollars across borders. In addition, the government said HSBC violated U.S. sanctions for years by illegally conducting transactions on behalf of customers in Iran, Libya, Cuba, Sudan and Burma.

Lecturers to discuss Walmart labor practices – South Bend Tribune: Local

A public lecture and interactive discussion on and its retail practices will take place at 7:30 tonight at Carey Auditorium in the Hesburgh Library at the University of Notre Dame.