L. Neil Smith's
THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE
Number 117, April 16, 2001
"Declare The Pennies On Your Eyes"
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BASED ON HOW WELL IT WORKED IN LOTUSLAND, RIGHT?
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Concerned the region's power problems are worsening, Western state officials pleaded for the federal government Tuesday to more aggressively police wholesale electricity prices. ...
RULE, EFFING BRITTANIA!
Armed Police Raid 11th Birthday
Roland Hopper will never forget his 11th birthday party - after an armed police team arrested him as he cut his cake.
Officers stormed the birthday bash and arrested Roland after he was seen playing with his new pellet gun. ...
Two officers wearing bulletproof vests stormed in and demanded to know where the weapon was. ...
[Roland] was bailed to report to police on April 28, and the £39.99 air gun was confiscated.
Sgt Paul Henry of Northumbria Police said: "We can confirm that there was a suspected firearms incident on Saturday.
"Whenever it is believed that firearms are involved there are certain procedures that must be followed."
Roland, a pupil at Hylton Red House Primary, was arrested and taken to a police station. The other youngsters were sent home in tears as the birthday party came to abrupt end.
Roland said: "It was the worst birthday party I've ever had."