shakes fist 17% harder
Friday, 18 October 2019

Massive tulip scam uncovered in Dutch flower markets, says growers' association

quote [ Millions of dollars worth of old tulip bulbs are being sold to tourists at the famous Amsterdam floating flower market, with almost none of them flowering. ]

Tip toe through the tulips With me
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [12 comments]

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Two Women Accuse Skyrim Composer Jeremy Soule Of Sexual Misconduct

quote [ Two women, an independent game developer and a vocalist, on Monday night accused famed video game composer Jeremy Soule, best known for his musical work on games like Guild Wars and Skyrim, of sexually predatory behavior and, according to the game developer, rape. ]

This was depressing to learn. Now I won't be able to enjoy Skyrim until after Jeremy Soule is dead. And he's younger than I am.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 WTF]
[by cb361@5:42pmGMT] [2 comments]

Sunday, 6 October 2019

Key witness in Amber Guyger murder trial shot to death in Dallas

quote [ Witnesses told police they heard several gunshots and saw a silver four-dour sedan speed out of the parking lot, police said. ]

Whatcha gonna do when they come for you
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 WTF]
[by Hugh E.@12:55amGMT] [13 comments]

Saturday, 5 October 2019

A 21-Year-Old Man Overslept For Jury Duty So A Judge Sent Him To Jail For 10 Days

quote [ "I had to tell myself, I am not a criminal," Deandre Somerville said. "Those 10 days were long and traumatic days." ]

In for jury duty
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+4]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:22amGMT] [5 comments]

Monday, 30 September 2019

The Swift and Merciless Execution of Corrine Sykes

quote [ When a wealthy white woman turned up dead in 1944, Philadelphia wasted no time sending her black maid to the electric chair. But did anyone care about the truth? ]

Strapped in the electric chair
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 12 September 2019

A church lured in homeless people ? then locked them in houses and forced them to panhandle, feds say

quote [ For six days a week and nine hours a day, the victims were forced to hand out Pixie sticks and religious literature in exchange for donations, all of which they turned over to the church, prosecutors say. Then, they were locked inside their homes. ]

So often have I wondered where these homeless brothers go

[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:47amGMT] [4 comments]

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

DA Rollins handed a win in Straight Pride Parade feud with Boston judge - The Boston Globe

quote [ A Supreme Judicial Court justice handed Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins a major victory Monday, ruling that Boston Municipal Court Judge Richard Sinnott III had ?no authority? to force Rollins to push ahead with the prosecution of a Straight Pride protestor. ]

Actual activist judge overruled on a decision that violated the separation of powers in the Massachusetts constitution. extensive prelaw student oriented rundown on the decision in extended.

[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3 Good]
[by biblebeltdrunk@9:22pmGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 26 August 2019

Oregon Police Photoshopped Suspect to Look More Like Bank Robber

quote [ Police departments aren?t often accused of unethical Photoshop manipulation, but that?s the controversy that has erupted in Portland, Oregon. The police were discovered to have Photoshopped a suspects mugshot to make his face look more like the perpetrator in a bank robbery. ]

Alles fake, alles Lge, alles Photoshop
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+5 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 15 August 2019

Three Years of Misery Inside Google, the Happiest Company in Tech

quote [ Over the past three years, the structures that once allowed executives and internal activists to hash out tensions had badly eroded. In their place was a new machinery that the company's activists on the left had built up, one that skillfully leveraged media attention and drew on traditional organizing tactics. Dissent was no longer a family affair. ]

Can't believe I read all of that. Insightful stories though; it seems tricky to keep on rolling like before.
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+4 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:28pmGMT] [0 comments]

New York Times Moves To Dismiss Joe Arpaio's Defamation Lawsuit

quote [ Arpaio?s loss in Arizona?s Senate Republican primary is a fitting end to the public life of a truly sadistic man. ]

It was becoming part of the rightwings standard playbook to use littigate as pr. Fortunately we are getting to see the prime example of why that is a bad idea with this and the covington kids case. However, it also makes clear the need for a federal anti-slapp law. More articles in ext.

[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 Good]
[by biblebeltdrunk@2:02amGMT] [0 comments]

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