Archive for January 9th, 2013

Gunman Roams (near?) Wilmington University

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A robo-call from the University warns students of a man armed with what looks like an assault weapon.

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Wednesday Open Thread [1.9.13]

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When can you say an idea is gaining momentum? The WSJ had an essay on Saturday calling the War on Drugs a Failure. To be sure, this essay did not appear on the famously wingnutty WSJ Opinion page, but still. I’m intrigued by these articles that point out the high cost of some of our worst social decisions — it is looking like we are trying to give ourselves permission to get smarter and stop throwing so much money down the drain:

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Sounds Like It’s Not Only Corporations That Are People, My Friends

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For the life of me I can’t figure out the rationale behind this: The Tucson Police Department also held a gun buyback Tuesday. Police want to destroy the 206 firearms turned in to them. But the National Rifle Association says that would violate Arizona law. [...] Todd Rathner, an Arizona lobbyist and a national board […]

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Wednesday Daily Delawhere [1.9.13]

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Wednesday Daily Delawhere [1.9.13]

The Wilmington Skyline as you coming down off the 95-495-295-141 Interchange Hell.. er ah… Hill.

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