158. A pistol-packin’ granny caps a would-be mugger in Manhattan and gets sued for her trouble.
159. Puppycide in Buffalo during a police raid that fails to turn up any drugs or make any arrests.
160. Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio, no friend of fugitives, illegal immigrants or civil rights, spends an unknown amount of taxpayers’ money on production costs for a Fox reality show. Then his boys arrest some people applauding a speech critical of Arpaio during a county supervisors meeting. And Phoenix police raid the home of a blogger who’s been criticizing them.
161. I’m from the government, and I’m here to check out that funny noise under the hood: President Obama can’t save the banks or balance the budget, but he’s now backing your transmission. More details about the warranty from those helpful folks at reason:
163. After a student is kicked in the groin, a Connecticut school bans all physical contact. Because today’s hug could be tomorrow’s headlock.
164. Michigan woman charged for her son’s stay in juvie hall, then is sent to jail herself after she’s unable to pay.
165. More than half of California’s service stations face hefty fines or even closure for failing to install expensive vapor recovery nozzles on their pumps. The CARB-mandated systems run about $11,000 per pump.
166. Congress seeks to give the FDA the power to regulate tobacco, while also limiting safer choices for people looking to cut back or quit.
167. Speaking of tobacco, remember Obama’s promise not to raise taxes on people making less than $250,000? Well, he lied, unless you think only rich people smoke. They don’t, at least not as much as the poor do, making the new cigarette tax increase highly regressive.
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