Texas is enjoying a burst of entrepreneurship after enacting laws that let anyone turn a home kitchen into a business incubator. Under “cottage food” laws, people can sell food baked or cooked at home, like cookies, cakes and jams, if it’s deemed to have a very low chance of causing foodborne illnesses. Crucially, cottage food laws exempt home bakers from having to rent commercial kitchen space.
Monroe, LA– West Monroe Police Officer Jody LeDoux plead not guilty at his arraignment on Thursday, for negligent homicide after shooting and killing homeless veteran, Raymond Keith Martinez, 51, in December.
On the evening of December 5, Martinez was attempting to go into a convenience store that he frequented. The store employees would often call the police to have him removed when he would ask people for spare change outside. The owner of the store alleges that on this evening, he told the victim that he could not come inside the store because he was intoxicated.
On Tuesday, breaking her nine-day silence on the private email controversy that has engulfed her, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said it would have been smarter had she used an official government email account and declared that her server will “remain private” and closed to independent authorities.
“The server contains personal communications between my husband and me,” she declared. “I believe I have met all of my responsibilities, and the server will remain private.”
As more and more officers across the country expose quota systems within their departments the mission of the American police officer is becoming quite clear; revenue generator.
As there is no money in solving murders or preventing rapes, police departments in America have focused their duties on traffic citations and the drug war. Both of these venues are highly profitable for departments.
Buffalo police plan to confiscate firearms of recently deceased gun owners, but they're facing strong resistance from Second Amendment activists, Fox News reports.
During a press conference last week, Buffalo police said their biggest problem with weapons in crimes seems to involve guns that are stolen in burglaries from homes, WGRZ reports. In some cases, they think families are holding on to weapons even though the person who originally bought them has died.
(ANTIMEDIA) Whitter, CA — Six police officers from Whittier, California are suing the city after being punished for protesting ticket quotas. The officers say they complained repeatedly within the department and shortly after were met with discrimination. They say their “careers have been materially and adversely affected, and irreparably harmed” by the city.
A short time ago while addressing a CEO roundtable and Business Forum in Tanzania, President Barack H. Obama, told reporters and attendees that today’s Tea Party members in the United States very closely fit the U.S. government’s profile for domestic terrorists. The President’s response came after a Tanzania businessman asked if civil unrest in the U.S. is likely to affect doing business with American companies.