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Freedom of Speech, Throwing Rocks, and Pepper Spray

I never quite understand these peaceful, read violent and destructive, protesters. This time in St. Paul, MN, in a stunning display of their non-violent civil disobedience, rocks and bottles were thrown, windows were broken, dumpsters were tipped over, tire were slashed, traffic was blocked, traffic signs were torn down and thrown at police cars… 300 [...]

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Pepper Spray Videos

For those wondering what it is like to be sprayed with pepper spray and wondering if pepper spray or mace defensive sprays actually work.
When someone is sprayed with OC pepper spray, the person’s eyes slam shut. Even if someone does manage to get their eyes open, they won’t be able to see because OC [...]

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Personal Protection Insurance

Every time I have to pay out towards the premium of my auto insurance, or my homeowners insurance or my life insurance I think of how much money I seem to be wasting. It seems like I just pay every month to these people and get nothing in return. Until, something tragic happens. And these [...]

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Comics: In the Bleachers 8-22-08

Pepper Sprays, Mace Defensive Spays
How Hot is Pepper Spray?

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Stop! Or This Granny Will Shoot!

A burglary at a neighbor’s home a few weeks back prompted an 85-year-old Pennsylvania woman to arm herself with a .22-caliber revolver. She kept it at the ready near her bed in the bedroom. The thought of having a weapon in the house let her rest easier as several homes were being hit in her [...]

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Pepper Spray for Show and Tell?

A 14-year-old juvenile delinquent thought it would be funny to discharge a canister of pepper spray in a classroom in Arizona last week. Needless to say, he ended up arrested for disorderly conduct, reckless discharge of a dangerous instrument and disrupting an educational facility. I bet he is very popular with the girls.
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Winnie-the-Pooh and Friends Arrested for Assault and Robbery

Winnie-the-Pooh, a guy in a mouse costume and another guy in a panther disguise were all arrested in Tokyo, Japan following an assault and robbery of two victims. Apparently, the cute and cuddly trio ran out of clean clothes, so instead of doing some laundry, decided to wear the silly costumes and head out on [...]

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Who Would Win a Fight, a Taser or a Stun Gun?

How many volt stun gun should I buy?
I’ve seen them online from 80,000 volts to 2 million volts. Does the voltage really matter? What is the difference between lower and higher voltage?
Is it the amount time the attacker is disabled, or the amount of pain he will feel?
What is the advantage to buying higher voltage [...]

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When Seconds Count, the Police are Minutes Away…

Here is a scenario for you. You or a loved one is walking down the street, an alley, a parking lot, you pick the locale. One, two or three guys, the number doesn’t really matter, start to verbally accost and threaten physical harm.
You have a standard cell phone. What do you do? Dial the police [...]

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Hot enough for you?

20-plus days of triple-digit, record breaking temperatures in Northern Texas? No thank you, I prefer the milder New England summers, although we seem to be getting quite a bit of rain lately.
If you are stuck out there in Texas, Arizona, Florida or any other scorcher zones, drink plenty of water, take frequent breaks if working [...]

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Seriously, If not now, then when?

Everyone procrastinates. No big deal right?
I hate mowing the lawn. More often then not, the grass in my yard ends up taller then it should be by the time I get around to cutting it. Oh well, no one is going to die over it.
I’m sure you can think of several things you should [...]

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Wanna buy a Taser, Paris Hilton?

I was surfing some gadget review site today, not sure why, but I ended up skimming a new cell phone write-up. One of the lines that caught my attention was the line “…solid option compared to the (other cell phone) — but only if you live and die by instant messaging and you don’t mind [...]

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