Bill Would Prohibit California from Sending Youth Under 16 to Adult Courts…


Date: August 21, 2018

01) Bill Would Prohibit California from Sending Youth Under 16 to Adult Courts

“A violent riot broke out in the yard on Michael Mendoza’s very first day in a state prison — a stark wake-up call to his new reality.

At age 15, Mendoza had been tried as an adult and sentenced to life in prison.

“I thought, ‘This is my life, this is what it’s going to be like,’” Mendoza said of that day some 20 years ago. “It’s going to be very violent. And I was going to have to become something I wasn’t to survive — a violent individual.”

For certain crimes in California, teens as young as 14 can be sentenced as adults, and sent to prison for life, like Mendoza was. Senate Bill 1391, a bill moving through the state legislature, aims to stop that in light of new understandings of brain development.”

RM38 – How Vigilante Justice Can Make You Sick…


Date: August 21, 2018

01) RM38 – How Vigilante Justice Can Make You Sick

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“In this weeks episode of the Registry Matters Podcast, Larry and Andy discuss the fact that teens are the victims of registerable offenses, but that teens are the ones committing the offenses; The recent Catholic Church abuse scandals will likely not lead to any convictions; Governor of NY, Cuomo, is interested in revisiting statute of limitations; Vigilante group in Colorado; There might be a racial bias in the leveling of registrants; Law Enforcement teams up with multiple agencies for phishing expeditions looking for technical violations. Yet another information packed episode that you don’t want to miss.”

Lawmaker pushes bill to limit sex offender housing…


Date: August 20, 2018

01) Lawmaker pushes bill to limit sex offender housing

“SHIRLEY –
State Assemblyman Dean Murray is demanding relief for a Shirley family whose neighbors include five convicted sex offenders all sharing the same house.

He joined a group of Suffolk school officials and parents to demand lawmakers pass a bill to allow county officials to determine where sex offenders can reside.

The state Senate already passed the bill, which would reverse an appellate court decision that invalidated local laws on the issue in 2015.”

One has to question if these people have substantiated concerns…or if they are just ignorant and paranoid.

I Used To Believe Weird Things…


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Date: August 20, 2018

01) I Used To Believe Weird Things


“From the Sunlight Diet to flat-earthers to kitchen seasonings that repel demons, we explore some of the more bizarre (and entertaining) things our listeners once held as Truth.

Prepare yourself for some strangely entertaining beliefs submitted by our listeners, and an exploration into why we so often embrace the irrational.”

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Trump Lies About Opioids…


Date: August 19, 2018

01) Trump Lies About Opioids


“Drug overdoses killed about 72,000 Americans last year, a record number that reflects a rise of around 10 percent, according to new preliminary estimates from the Centers for Disease Control. The death toll is higher than the peak yearly death totals from H.I.V., car crashes or gun deaths.
Analysts pointed to two major reasons for the increase: A growing number of Americans are using opioids, and drugs are becoming more deadly. It is the second factor that most likely explains the bulk of the increased number of overdoses last year.

The picture is not equally bleak everywhere. In parts of New England, where a more dangerous drug supply arrived early, the number of overdoses has begun to fall. That was the case in Massachusetts, Vermont and Rhode Island; each state has had major public health campaigns and has increased addiction treatment. Preliminary 2018 numbers from Massachusetts suggest that the death rate there may be continuing to fall.

Citation:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/upshot/opioids-overdose-deaths-rising-fentanyl.html

Florida Schools Forced To Display ‘In God We Trust’…


Date: August 19, 2018

01) Florida Schools Forced To Display ‘In God We Trust’


“Public schools in Florida must display the national motto, “In God We Trust,” starting this week.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, public schools must display the motto in “a conspicuous place” under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Kimberly Daniels (D), who also leads a Christian ministry.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed the bill in March. It requires “each district school board” to display the national motto inside “all of the schools of the district and in each building used by the district school board.”

Citation:
http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/401692-florida-schools-must-display-in-god-we-trust-signs

Two 13 year old boys (2004)…


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Date: August 19, 2018

01) Two 13 year old boys (2004)


“Thirteen-year-old David, living without a mother with a drinking father, meets the son of new neighbors…”

The thigh touching at about 5:45 in, leading into a black screen and heavy breathing…

…It’s curious how you only tend to see this sort of commonality in life, represented in independent films…

…I guess…reality of life is too much, for the big studios…who are solely concerned about making their money.

…The red headed mop top, is freaking cute!

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Energy drinks: power or poison?…


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Date: August 18, 2018

01) Energy drinks: power or poison?


“There are dozens of so-called “energy drinks” on the market today. They promise to be magic elixirs that will keep you awake, give you superpowers, etc., but what are they really, and how (or do) they work? Here we delve into the chemistry behind what goes in to these mysterious glowing liquids, and what that chemistry does to the human body.”

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Nintendo Cracks Down on ROM Sites – #CUPodcast…


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Date: August 18, 2018

01) Nintendo Cracks Down on ROM Sites – #CUPodcast


“Nintendo is coming after a couple of ROM sites with a lawsuit.

Citation:
https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/07/nintendo-to-rom-sites-forget-cease-and-desist-now-were-suing/


Nintendo Goes After Rom Sites/HUGE Lawsuit Threat:

I agree with this…

…Nintendo needs to recognize there is an existing, enthusiastic market for ROMs, and open up it’s own ROM website, to sell it’s old games…It’s not as if they couldn’t create their own console emulator.

…So, why don’t they get in on this?…It would remove the excuse, that the games aren’t available any other way.

Heck…there would be no physical product…so, they could offer their library of old games cheap.

If they sold their ROMs for $1 to $5 a piece…I’ll bet they’d make some pretty good money…Of course, they’d probably price games from the previous console or two higher…maybe, $10 to $15 a piece…if they were the huge titles, anyway…

…But, still…they should look into getting into this…There is a serious market there.

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