Monthly Archives: August 2010

How the U.S. arms industry benefits from the drug war (3)

An update to this There is a new gun law in Arizona, going to be in effect this week (SB1108). While most articles and blogs are focusing on the drop of the requirement to get a permit for carrying a … Continue reading

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How the U.S. arms industry benefits from the drug war (2)

Here are some links how others reported about this problem New York Times Washington Post The case mentioned in the NYT article against George Iknadosian by the way was dismissed. He actually “may end up with a multi-million-dollar payout”. Guess … Continue reading

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How the U.S. arms industry benefits from the drug war

Now this makes me really upset. You hear it more and more: the war of Mexican drug gangs, just a few miles south of  the borders of California, Arizona, Texas and New Mexico. More and more people realize that the … Continue reading

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From the IRS

The following is filed under “Other Income” in the rules about reporting on your taxes. “Stolen property. If you steal property, you must report its fair market value in your income in the year you steal it unless in the … Continue reading

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Udonis Haslem Update

One thing has emerged after this report: Udonis apparently had more marijuana in posession than his passenger, at least according to the police. The Florida Highway Patrol cited Haslem with felony possession of marijuana in excess of 20 grams. His … Continue reading

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Udonis Haslem

I spare you with the details about Miami Heat player Udonis Haslem’s arrest. Just a few notes here: Why did he have a passenger who has bags with marijuana with him, with documentation to prove it is his (the passenger’s … Continue reading

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Chinese Menu (in Engrish)

In my archive I found this gem – a menu card of a restaurant in China. See Here -> Now from what I gather is that the word they tried to translate is dry (fried) but with the help of … Continue reading

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