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Public Safety ruins everything

Postby bignflnut » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:16 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The recent round of snow is bringing attention to a city ordinance in Wisconsin. It’s illegal to throw snowballs in some parts of Wausau.

Snowballs are lumped in with missiles, rocks, arrows, none of which are you allowed to throw.

The ordinance decrees that you can’t throw snowballs anywhere on public property — not on sidewalks, city streets, or at school. If you do, you could be fined.

It’s really in the interest of public safety. A lot of it is just consideration and common sense. You don’t throw stuff at people, period,” Wausau Mayor Robert B. Mielke said.

Mielke says the ordinance was brought forward years ago after some issues with projectiles.

The police department can’t remember a time when someone was fined for throwing a snowball.


A full throated "Stick it in your Ear!" should be heard throughout the land.
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Oh, for sure. The city has a compelling public safety interest and therefore this law is legal, constitutional, moral, upstanding, just, fair, equitable, OSHA compliant...
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Re: Public Safety ruins everything

Postby bignflnut » Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:54 am

Aircraft above DC now ruin being outdoors...

The U.S. Army has made permanent a classified aviation mission over Washington and disclosed that it’s aimed at responding to a terrorist attack or natural disaster. The mysterious operation -- which generated complaints from local residents for excess noise at night -- was mentioned in a Pentagon request to Congress in July asking for approval to shift fiscal 2019 funds to different purposes.

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Democrat Representative Don Beyer of northern Virginia said earlier this year he heard from residents complaining about noise from late night helicopter flights. After Bloomberg disclosed the operation in July, Beyer met with Brigadier General Omar Jones, the commander of the Military District of Washington.

“They agreed to work together to seek ways to mitigate helicopter noise for Northern Virginia,” Beyer’s office said in a statement.

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"Avarice, ambition, revenge and licentiousness would break the strongest cords of our Constitution, as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other. " John Adams to Massachusetts Militia Oct 11, 1798
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Re: Public Safety ruins everything

Postby bignflnut » Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:39 pm

A trust of the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) has unveiled a new policy under which it may withdraw treatment from patients deemed racist or sexist.

The North Bristol NHS Trust announced the launch of its “Red Card to Racism” campaign, which aims to protect staff from discrimination.

The policy establishes a “sports-style” disciplinary system in which patients receive a yellow card and eventually a red card for offenses.

Once a patient receives a red card, his or her treatment is withdrawn “as soon as is safe.”

“Any visitors causing disturbance or behaving in an unacceptable manner will get one verbal warning before being removed,” the North Bristol NHS Trust’s website reads.

The types of behavior classified as “abusive” include “racist or sexist language, gestures or behavior” and “malicious allegations.”


Could there be a more subjective measure of anything? Words are the battlefield.
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Re: Public Safety ruins everything

Postby bignflnut » Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:29 pm

Governor Murphy signed a bill on Tuesday that would restrict the sale of realistic toy guns and ammunition, in response to the fatal police shootings of Tamir Rice and Tyre King several years ago.

Rice, 12, and King, 13, were both fatally shot in two separate shootings by police who had mistaken their toy guns for real ones.

The bill has several stipulations for toy gun manufacturers, which say toy guns cannot be blue, black, silver, or aluminum, the barrel of the gun must have an orange stripe on it, and the barrel of the gun must be made with the same material as the rest of the toy gun.
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Re: Public Safety ruins everything

Postby WhyNot » Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:37 am

THANK GOD He didn't do pre-ban, or registering of the ''old'' toy guns. Well, at least THIS time 8)

Is there anything illegal (yet :P ) with just spray painting the neu ''approved'' colors back to black?
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Re: Public Safety ruins everything

Postby bignflnut » Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:41 pm

Based on a study that cites such potential dangers as the "sharp edges" on scissors and "toxic chemicals" in glue, state lawmakers in Virginia are on their way to approving a new licensing law to cover art therapists.

There is no word on whether kindergartners will continue to be allowed to use these tools that, in the hands of unlicensed adults, apparently constitute a risk to public safety.

The Virginia state Senate voted unanimously this week to approve the legislation, sending the bill to the state Assembly for further consideration. The bill would create a new license for art therapists, but it is largely silent on the requirements for obtaining such a license. Instead, the legislature intends to offload those details to a newly created board—a board that will be staffed primarily by practicing art therapists.

That's a common practice when it comes to licensing laws. It's also one of the primary reasons why occupational licensing limits job opportunities. Boards that are controlled by members of the industry they are supposed to regulate frequently become anti-competitive cartels more interested in limiting who can do certain types of work. The most egregious example is probably Louisiana's ridiculous florist licensing board.

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The real motivation behind licensing laws like this has nothing to do with the potential dangers of scissors and glue, of course. It's all about capturing a segment of the economy, and in that regard the Virginia proposal would be quite effective.

By the way, only two universities in the state offer master's degrees in art therapy. In the same way that mandatory licensing for makeup artists creates a captured market for cosmetology schools—if you want that license, you have to pay for classes at one of those schools, even if you already have the necessary skills—mandatory art therapy licensing would force would-be therapists to attend one of those two institutions.

The Virginia Board of Health Professions report also notes that mandatory licensing would allow art therapists to charge higher rates for their services. Funny how that happens when you start erecting artificial barriers to competition, right?


However, Virginia is the first state were art therapists have undergone the full sunrise review process and received a determination that a separate art therapy license is necessary to protect the public!

The AATA is optimistic that this recommendation will not only pave the way for art therapy licensure in Virginia but also have a positive impact in other states where art therapists are pursuing licensure, and at least 4 states where art therapists are currently engaged in sunrise review processes.

Thank you to all the art therapists in Virginia for the sustained effort required to achieve this accomplishment for the profession! We look forward to continuing to collaborate with VATA as we push for licensure in Virginia, now with the endorsement from the BHP.


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Re: Public Safety ruins everything

Postby bignflnut » Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:20 am

With all the bread and circuses being shut down, the financial machine stopping on a dime and mandatory quarantines on the way, it should go without saying that "Public Safety", the rallying cry of tyrants throughout history, is baked into every action. None of the psychopathic politicians care about you. SCOTUS isn't coming to free you and the militia has long since been scuttled. We shall soon see how free and brave our land is, even though #ItCan'tHappenHere.

Please consider reading The American Ideal of 1776 in your "free" time. Stay safe out there my OFCC friends, maybe we'll have input in the rebuilding effort come July/August. May God, who is not mocked, Bless you and Keep you through these times.

Somehow, this link from Drudge is broken: https://www.wsj.com/articles/us-conside ... 5839636538
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