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by Xanadu
Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:58 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Oak Park Prison Instructor Smuggling Drugs
Replies: 0
Views: 5502

Oak Park Prison Instructor Smuggling Drugs

http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/16790591.htm Civilian instructor charged with smuggling cocaine, Ecxtasy and marijuana into prison. She claims she was coherced by a prisoner into bringing the drugs into the prison. The story is ridiculous. If the instructor had reported the problem to pri...
by Xanadu
Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:18 pm
Forum: Crime & Punishment
Topic: Tax Cheating Corporation Busted
Replies: 0
Views: 3406

Tax Cheating Corporation Busted

http://www.startribune.com/484/story/1018312.html Corporate officers of a national janitor service chain arrested for fraud and tax crimes, while hundreds of illegal employees were caught in a multicity sweep. The company failed to pay employment taxes on millions in revenue. Bravo! I feel badly for...
by Xanadu
Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: News Talk
Topic: Medical Care Determined By Profits?
Replies: 0
Views: 3396

Medical Care Determined By Profits?

http://www.startribune.com/535/story/1019933.html Interesting study on building and use of medical facilities in Minnesota. It will be very interesting to see how nationalized or Universal health care systems plan to rein in the discretion of doctors and clinics in prescribing treatment, even when t...
by Xanadu
Sun Feb 18, 2007 6:20 pm
Forum: Immigration
Topic: Sorry Country is Full...
Replies: 9
Views: 11129

Actually, white American students have sued the graduate schools in California because they claim that too many Asian students are getting accepted for science and engineering programs. The Asian students are outscoring the white American students on college GPA's and GRE entrance exams, so the Amer...
by Xanadu
Sun Feb 18, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: News Talk
Topic: Baby Bones Found Behind Hospital
Replies: 0
Views: 3280

Baby Bones Found Behind Hospital

http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/02/18/india.skeletons/index.html A sack containing the bones of babies found behind a hospital in India. There is more interesting info found later in the article. Apparently the practice of infanticide is common in India, with parents preferring to have a male ...