Paedophilia: bringing dark desires to light

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TweetYumIn 1976 the National Council for Civil Liberties, the respectable (and responsible) pressure group now known as Liberty, made a submission to parliament’s criminal law revision committee. It caused barely a ripple. “Childhood sexual experiences, willingly engaged in with an adult,” it read, “result in no identifiable damage … The real need is a change […]

City Council Candidate’s Wife Skips Voting Booth; Race Ends in a Tie

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TweetYumA man running for city council in Northern Kentucky would have won the election — if only his wife had voted for him. Robert McDonald, who is seeking a seat on the Walton City Council, is currently tied at 669 votes each with his opponent Olivia Ballou. That unlikely result would be amusing if not […]

Portlanders Enjoy Victory in Step Against City’s Fluoride Plans

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TweetYumAlex Ansary | October 31, 2012 October 31, 2012 Anti-fluoride Activists in Portland gained a serious victory this month to force a public vote on the city’s unpopular decision to add fluoride to the drinking water. On Sept. 12, the council voted unanimously 5-0 to move forward with their plans to add the deadly toxin […]

Smoking Banned Inside Santa Monica, CA Residences

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TweetYumSmoking is already banned at beaches, parks, restaurants and near buildings in Santa Monica, but Tuesday night the city council sought to expand that prohibition and voted 4-2 to ban smoking for all new tenants of apartments and condos inside their residences – with one exception. “It also requires existing residents to designate their units […]

Richard Rothschild Battles Local Agenda 21

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TweetYumBy Cassandra AndersonJuly 23. 2012 Richard Rothschild was the first county commissioner to officially oppose the United Nations’ International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), also known as Local Governments for Sustainability.  In fact, Mr. Rothschild won the November 2010 election in Carroll County, Maryland based on his opposition to ICLEI, which is the local […]