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  • Sad! Cop Shoots Dog During Child's Birthday Party

    02/12/2014 3:25:56 PM PST · by cycjec · 27 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | February 11, 2014 | Sara Noble
    Officer shoots dog The officer can be seen shooting the dog in this picture and in the video A man in Idaho with Parkinson’s disease had his service dog shot by an officer who felt the dog was too aggressive. It was as the man’s 9-year old son’s birthday party wound down. The officer came in response to a call that the dogs were on the loose. He shot the 7-year-old black labrador, named “Hooch,” at point-blank range when the dog menaced him. The dog’s owner Rick Clubb said the officer was much too trigger-happy. Adding insult to injury, Mr....
  • Wisconsin School Gets Kids to Snitch on Parents.

    02/12/2014 3:16:42 PM PST · by cycjec · 27 replies
    The Activist Post ^ | February 5, 2014 | Activist
    Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Wisconsin School Gets Kids to Snitch on Parents Daisy Luther Activist Post The game is called “Cross the Line” and many outraged parents believe that it does just that. A middle school in Marinette, Wisconsin got a group of 5th-8th graders together and organized a really fun game that asked students to step forward to answer “yes” to a series of highly personal questions.
  • A shot at redemption

    08/28/2012 2:38:50 PM PDT · by cycjec · 6 replies
    TheNewsOutlet ^ | April 24, 2012 | Jordan Uhl
    Damion Thomas said he has been in trouble for most of his life. Drinking. Drugs. Rehabilitation programs. Slip-ups. More drugs. More trouble. Heroin. “I lost everything. I haven’t seen my child in two years. My house, my car, my job. I lost trust in my family, my wife. I lost my pride, self-respect,” said the 36-year-old graduate of Community Corrections Association, a Youngstown-based alternative rehabilitation program. Thomas, who has been serving a two-year sentence for trafficking heroin, said one little white pill that he takes three times every day is what is going to keep him straight for good this...
  • Anti-alcoholism' drug cleared for use in France

    08/28/2012 2:20:58 PM PDT · by cycjec · 14 replies
    MedicalXPress ^ | April 25, 2012
    French health authorities have approved the use of a drug, originally designed to treat nervous spasms, for the treatment of alcoholism on a "case by case" basis. AFSSAPS, the regulator that authorises drugs, said that while the drug Baclofen had not been definitively shown to be efficient in the treatment of alcoholism, it had shown "clinical benefits in some patients". It recommended in a statement that Baclofen -- the lab name for a medication branded as Kemstro, Lioresal and Gablofen -- should be considered on a "case by case" basis. The history of the drug goes back 50 years. It...
  • Treating alcohol withdrawal with oral baclofen

    08/07/2012 7:48:47 PM PDT · by cycjec · 6 replies
    Hospital Internal Medicine, Essentia Health, Duluth, Minnesota 55805-1983, USA. ^ | October, 2011 | Lyon JE, Khan RA, Gessert CE, Larson PM, Renier CM.
    Abstract BACKGROUND: Abrupt cessation of alcohol intake causes habituated drinkers to experience symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS). OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)-B agonist baclofen on the course of acute symptomatic AWS. DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study. SETTING: Two tertiary-care hospitals in Duluth, Minnesota. PATIENTS: Inpatient adults admitted for any reason (including AWS) judged to be at high risk for AWS. INTERVENTION: Inpatients who developed symptoms of AWS received symptom-triggered benzodiazepine treatment using lorazepam by standard protocol, and were randomized to receive baclofen 10 mg or placebo, 3 times per day, orally. MEASUREMENTS:...
  • Free Sterilizations, Children and the Attack on Parental Authority

    03/25/2012 8:27:57 PM PDT · by cycjec · 10 replies · 1+ views
    The Thinking Housewife ^ | March 22, 2012 | Janet Baird/Laura Wood
    JANET BAIRD writes: President Obama and the Department of Health and Inhuman Services, as you know, recently decreed that free sterilizations be available to all college-age women under Obamacare. But the truth is even more sinister. Note the wording of the HHS regulation. As reported at CNS news, ‘[a]ll Food and Drug Administration [(FDA)] approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and counseling for all women with reproductive capacity,’ as prescribed by a provider,” said the HHS description of the regulation. [emphasis added] This clause caught my eye, “for all women with reproductive capacity.” Have you thought about the...
  • Arrested for Riding Bike To School

    09/01/2011 12:15:41 AM PDT · by cycjec · 35 replies
    Bike Walk Tennessee ^ | August 29, 2011 | Tom_E
    Could you be arrested for allowing your 5'th grade child to ride her bike one mile to school? That certainly seems crazy as we try to encourage active life styles for our kids. That certainly seems crazy as we try to promote safe routes to school programs. That certainly seems crazy as we talk of an obesity epidemic amongst our children. But that is what police in Elizabethton Tennessee are threatening. Teresa Tryon said, "On August 25th my 10 year daughter arrived home via police officer, requested to speak to me on the front porch of my home. The officer...
  • Middle school student suspended for opening door

    05/29/2011 8:47:39 PM PDT · by cycjec · 14 replies
    tidewaternewsdotciom ^ | February 26, 2011 | Gwen Albers
    COURTLAND—A Southampton Middle School student was suspended Thursday for opening an exterior door for a visitor. “Students are not allowed to open the doors, and if anyone does, they will be suspended,” said Dr. Wayne K. Smith, executive director of administration and personnel. A districtwide policy prohibiting students and staff from opening doors to the outside was recently adopted after a $10,800 security system was installed at the middle school, Southampton High School, Southampton Technical Career Center and Nottoway, Meherrin and Capron elementary schools. Riverdale Elementary had a similar system installed when it was built three years ago. All of...
  • Senators crawfish on helping agents in Project Gunwalker scandal.

    01/18/2011 4:31:32 PM PST · by cycjec
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | Tuesday January 18, 2011 | Mike Vanderboegh
    Folks, this has been a frustrating morning. Senate staffers who have been completely briefed on the Project Gunwalker scandal over the last few weeks are deliberately not answering their phones. Others, including Charlie Harmon, the chief of staff of Saxby Chambliss, the U.S. Senator from Georgia, told one of his constituents, "We're on it." Yet, when pressed about the urgency of the matter, said "these guys need to get a lawyer." No, Charlie, right now they need a Senator with a spine and a pair to do his damn job. The agents need a Senator to COME TO THEM. There...
  • <b>Where Have All the Hackers Gone?</b>

    10/03/2010 7:30:05 PM PDT · by cycjec · 10 replies
    Stryde Hax ^ | March 2010 | Stryde Hax
    Recently a high school in Pennsylvania shocked the nation when it became the subject of a lawsuit alleging that webcams in school-issued laptop computers were being remotely activated by school staff, used to snap photos of students in their homes. As a computer security professional I dug into the story with the help of my colleagues, and together we found that the networked webcam capability built into these computers by the school district was absolutely real. Our findings were greeted with surprise and dismay; they have caused a nationwide outcry. The truth is, this shouldn't have been a surprise. America...
  • Unborn Activists Continue To Subvert Abortion Dogma

    07/14/2010 7:42:14 PM PDT · by cycjec · 1 replies
    Republican Riot/JuliaGorin ^ | Dec 26, 2009 | Julia Gorin
    In another case that i [Julia Gorin] never logged — from 2007 — we have a fetus that simply refused to be aborted: We’re twinseparable! Happy with his brother, the boy who refused to die
  • Tragic Police Shooting at Las Vegas Costco

    07/14/2010 6:56:54 PM PDT · by cycjec · 65 replies
    Salon ^ | July 12, 2010 | WriteNowMom
    Spotting a gun out in public can be scary if you have never seen one on a person before. There are more guns out there in the world than many of us realize. If you live in Nevada and pay attention you will see them all the time. Plenty of times I have been in that very same Costco and watched someone lean over to grab something and caught a glimpse of their holster. We can't