Posts Tagged ‘ illegal ’

Private property

It is perfectly legal for a police officer to sit in a household driveway to set up a speed trap. Of course, the owner may ask said officer to leave, but that seems like asking for trouble.

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VA police

VA police take a lot of things seriously — sometimes a little too seriously — but report a suspicious package in your clinic exam room, and their first instinct is to pick the package up and shake it around.

Thank you, officer sir, but if that’s how I expected the package to be inspected, I would have called a toddler.

Illegal to die

In some cities around the world, mainly small towns running low on cemetery space, death is outlawed. In Longyearbyen, Norway–the world’s northernmost city–the permafrost preserves bodies to the point that they do not decompose. Full article here.

Privacy

“There is nothing new in the realization that the Constitution sometimes insulates the criminality of a few in order to protect the privacy of us all.”

Justice Antonin Scalia

Lawyers

“Lawyers are arsonists masquerading as firemen.”

RA

Cosmetic surgery

Today, the Utah Plastic Surgery Society had a significant win against cosmetic surgeons in the state. These plastic surgeons were sued by cosmetic surgeons for a campaign aimed at educating the public about the difference.

Today, the Utah Plastic Surgery Society had a significant win against cosmetic surgeons in the state. These plastic surgeons were sued by cosmetic surgeons for a campaign aimed at educating the public about the difference.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe died 53 years ago today, in 1962. Many conspiracy theories surround her death, however it was eventually ruled to be an overdose on barbiturates.

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