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Councilman Dennis Zine Battles Free Speech Tries to Block Aaron Brothers Art Store Classes

August 21, 2011 12:05am by copythat

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A councilman doesn't seem to believe in the First Amendment. Los Angeles Councilman Dennis Zine is battling a back-to-school campaign by retail art store Aaron Brothers--claiming he'll do anything to stop the campaign and class. There seems to be some misrepresentation by Zine, who insinuates that kit includes paint -- not its actual contents of markers and paper pads. Read more

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Congress Candidate NM Mayor Resendiz Boozing Signed 9 Contracts Drunk

August 4, 2011 9:31pm by hearit

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Booze and mayors isn’t such a hot mix lately: New Mexico’s Sunland Park mayor--and congressional candidate—claims drunkenness while signing contracts. It’s all not turning out so well for the city that’s being sued for $1,000,000 million dollars over the drinks-plus-a-pen scenario.  And it’s not just one. Read more

Los Angeles Commissioner Abrams Blames Spine Tumor for Child Pornography

August 4, 2011 3:49pm by hearit

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It's the best 'reason' yet for viewing child pornography: Los Angeles Commissioner Albert Abrams blames charges he allegedly viewed hundreds or at least 100 downloads of kiddie porn are related to a split personality--after a tumor's growth on his spine. The FBI says Abrams has been downloading pictures of kids as young as age four using the moniker "boywonderusa".  Read more

Wisconsin Mayor Apologizes for 3 Day Drinking Binge Passing Out Drunk in Bar

August 1, 2011 8:32pm by hearit

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Much of the nation has experienced its own set of alcohol-infused set of events at one point or another. But then most of the nation isn't acting mayor. A Wisconsin mayor apologizes for a 3-day alcoholic binge where he ended passed out in a Sheboygan bar. Yet Mayor Bob Ryan doesn't want to step down. He refuses to resign. Read more

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No One Wants to Ring that Bell Zero Applicants in CA City Manager Job

July 21, 2011 3:18pm by hearit

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The infamous California city that had people clamoring to be part of its local government is having a hard time. It seems no one wants to be part of Bell. Or even distantly related. It was that scandal that robbed Bell of $5.5 million dollars--with 8 arrested and six city leaders convicted of robbing blue-collar constituents. Read more

Man Claims North Dakota No State But Territory Due to Constitution Error

July 17, 2011 6:33pm by hearit

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While one Republican moves forward to create two North and South California states following a Read more

Riverside Votes for North South California Secession to Split CA State

July 13, 2011 6:54pm by hearit

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It's been a hot topic more than 220 times: Should California state become two states, split to North and South CA? The Riverside Board of Supervisors voted "yes" in a July 12 vote--in an "ok" to further plans for secession in a future meeting to "fix" the state. One Republican's doesn't want a geographical divide. L.A. Read more

July 12 Vote Determines Split of California in Two North South CA States

July 11, 2011 4:49pm by hearit

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A Southern California Republican says it is time to go halvsies in the state of California: Inland Empire rep Jeff Stone says California should be split in half, making two North and South States--in what Governor Jerry Brown's office calls a political stunt. Brown, after all, seems an expert in that realm. Read more

Earl of Sandwich Restaurant Moves into Public Boston Common Bathroom

March 24, 2011 3:52pm by hearit

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Things may not move fast with government bodies but Boston has approved a controversial bathroom controversy that appeared as headlines about nine months ago -- a restaurant will be moving into a form Read more

President Obama Locked Out of White House Oval Office after Vacation

March 24, 2011 2:21pm by hearit

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The White House must not approve of keeping a key under the mat -- President Obama is locked out of his home and the Oval Office after returning from a five-day vacation with family. Read more

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