When Radar Guns Fail, Paintball Guns Will Prevail

Speeding is, depending on who you ask, either the scourge of road safety or the most overenforced law on the books. There’s no middle ground here, because there’s no middle ground anywhere in American discourse anymore. Actually, the two possibilities aren’t mutually exclusive; maybe it’s both. Anyway.

Paintball speed limit
(Hey, speeders! Take your eyes off the road and read this! Err, wait, that’s not going to help anything.)

In Durham, NC - home of the Durham Bulls, Duke Blue Devils, and North Carolina Central Eagles - residents are starting to fall squarely in the “scourge of road safety” camp. Understandably, then, they were upset when local police began cutting back on programs designed to curb speeding. Upset enough to take enforcement into their own hands in a move that’s either spectacularly brilliant or spectacularly dumb.

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Duke Lacrosse Prosecutor Files For Bankruptcy

The over-zealous prosecutor in the Duke lacrosse rape case has already lost his job & career. Now he’s losing financial stability.

Mike Nifong

The RALEIGH NEWS-OBSERVER reports that Mike Nifong filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday. The filing came on the same day the ex-prosecutor was supposed to respond to a civil suit brought against him by the three lacrosse players he tried to accuse of rape.

As for Nifong’s financial standing, he seems to be running quite a deficit.

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