$575,000 settlement in wiretapping case – South Bend Tribune: Crime & Courts

The city has reached a with parties involved in the lawsuits related to the federal wiretapping case.

South Bend reaches wiretapping settlement

The Mayor’s office just released a statement saying the City of reached agreements to settle claims with six plaintiffs in two cases stemming from the federal investigation of alleged wiretapping.

Again, 3 SB schools are non-compliant – South Bend Tribune: News

For the second year in a row, there are three South Bend Community School Corp. schools out of compliance with a 1981 consent decree requiring the desegregation of black students.

Fifth grader speech on how religions coexist too religious | The Daily Caller

A public charter school student in Tampa, Fla. gave a blue-ribbon, first-prize-winning last week about how great it would be if adherents of all religions could coexist peacefully.

New Jersey may pass choose-your-own birth certificate law | The Daily Caller

Proposed legislation winding its way through the state legislature will, if passed, require health department officials to provide new birth certificates to people who decide they want to change genders, regardless of whether they’ve actually undergone any kind of gender reassignment surgery.

Small businesses claim US government stealing their ideas | Fox News

“They stole all my stuff and used taxpayer money to do it,” John Hnatio, a Maryland owner, says of the U.S. government.

Should GM repay $10B rescue cost? CEO says no

The General Motors bailout may have cost the government $10 billion, but GM CEO Dan Akerson rejects any suggestion that the company should compensate for the losses.

Missouri State Considers Banning Nerf Guns After Campus Lockdown | The Gateway Pundit

Hollywood Celebrity Hypocrites Of 2013 « The Burning Truth

We all know most celebrities are out of touch with reality. It’s not just their money and fame going to their head, but the bubble society builds around them that is the problem. The MSM can’t offend or challenge any celebrity (unless they are the chosen ritualistic sacrifice ala Britney Spears or Miley Cyrus) for fear of not having access to them. Same goes for politicians. As such, when they say something ridiculous, we make it seem like it was akin to Aristotle. This not only does society a disservice, but the celebrity as well. They are now under the delusion that they are intelligent, and their words are powerful. Faux philanthropists running around self-aggrandizing their intelligence, influence, and efforts.