Boston Public School Officials Pull Donated Prophylactics on Account of Risqué Labeling

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is retrieving what it can of 40,000 prophylactics donated to Boston public schools after outraged parents queried the propriety of the idiom and pictures displayed on the packaging. H/t I am the Stig (Facebook).

How is it that school officials failed to recognize that messages on the packaging such as “One lucky lady,” “hump one,” and “tasty one,” which was accompanied by a picture of a shark preying on a small fish”is tasteless and inappropriate for teenagers?

Prophylactics with tasteless rhetoric donated to Boston Public Schools by Mass Health Department RECALLED

News of the risqué packaging surfaced after, as reported by the Boston Globe, during a discussion, nurse midwife and former school committee member, a shocked Helen Dajer was presented with the prophylactics by a high school nurse concerned about the packaging.

….The nurse, concerned about the wrappers, showed her the condoms, Dajer said. ‘I was horrified,’ said Dajer, who supports distributing condoms but…

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10 Things You Need to Know Today: March 10, 2014

Sheeple: People unable to think for themselves

Search continues for vanished Malaysian airliner, Obama invites Ukraine’s pro-Western premier to the White House, and more
There is still no sign of the missing jet.
There is still no sign of the missing jet. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

1. Search fails to explain disappearance of Malaysian airliner
The fate of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that vanished in flight remained a mystery early Monday after a two-plus-day search involving 40 ships and 34 aircraft. There were unconfirmed reports that a Vietnamese plane had spotted parts of the plane — possibly a door and part of the tail — at sea near two oil slicks. Malaysian authorities said the plane, which had 227 passengers on board, might have turned around before disappearing. [Fox News]
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2. Obama plans to host new Ukrainian leader this week
President Obama will meet at the White House on Wednesday with the head of Ukraine’s new pro-Western government, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the…

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CPAC’s Blind Spot

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http://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/2014/03/10/cpacs-blind-spot/

CPAC’s Blind Spot

What would you call an issue portfolio that is vital to the future of our country, central to conservatism’s past electoral success and compelling to significant parts of the demographics likely to determine the Right’s future competitiveness? If you were the American Conservative Union, sponsor of the recently concluded Conservative Political Action Conference, you would evidently call it taboo.

The rest of us would call it the national security.

To be sure, despite a palpable effort by CPAC organizers to low-ball topics addressing the defense and foreign policy challenges of our time, a few speakers nonetheless touched on them. But the degree to which such issues deserved to be a central focus of the three-day meeting – but weren’t – was made palpable by a parallel, day-long event held on CPAC’s first day under the sponsorship of EMPAct America and Breitbart News Network. I…

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AGENDA 21: CUOMO RELEASES NEW ORDER TO GRAB OPEN LAND IN NYS!

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SEE HOW THIS DICTATOR IS DIRECTING LAW BY EXECUTIVE ORDER, INVITING NJ AND CT POLICE TO USE MARSHAL LAW IN NY! http://www.governor.ny.gov/sl2/ExecutiveOrderindex

NOTICE IN THE RELEASE, NO LINK TO THESPECIFIC PROPOSED PROJECT AS NOTED AT THE BOTTOM ON THE RELEASE!



Andrew M. Cuomo
Governor

Governor Cuomo Unveils New Hunting, Fishing, Hiking and Recreational Projects

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New Access Points Allow for More Outdoor Recreation Across New York State http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/03072014-new-recreational-projects

Albany, NY (March 7, 2014)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled 50 proposed new outdoor access projects to connect hunters, anglers, bird watchers and other outdoor enthusiasts to 380,000 acres of untapped State-owned lands across New York. The new access points will allow for more than $6 million in projects for access to hunting and fishing, boat launches, and new hiking opportunities.

“Expanding access to more of the beautiful lands that New York has to offer will open recreational opportunities…

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Mt. Gox CEO’s blog hacked, allegedly reveals company’s true Bitcoin balances

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Hackers attacked the personal blog of Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles on Sunday and posted what they claim is a ledger showing a balance of some 950,000 bitcoins based on records they obtained from the defunct exchange for the virtual currency.

They said the sum contradicts Mt. Gox’s claim in a Japanese bankruptcy protection filing Feb. 28 that it had lost about 850,000 bitcoins.

Neither Karpeles nor Mt. Gox officials could immediately be reached to verify the claims.

Karpeles has maintained a low profile since the filing in Tokyo District Court. Mt. Gox, which pulled the plug on its website three days before the court filing, had announced that about 750,000 customer bitcoins it held are missing along with 100,000 of its own bitcoins and $27.3 million in customer deposits.

Karpeles’ blog was titled “Magical Tux in Japan—Geekness brought…

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Video: Person of interest sought in fireworks explosion inside movie theater

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Anne Arundel County Police have released surveillance video of a person of interest in the setting off of fireworks inside a movie theater.

Police originally responded Saturday night to a report of shots fired at the Cinemark Theater in the Arundel Mills Mall.

In the wake of the deadly Columbia Mall shooting, authorities evacuated the mall in search of evidence of a shooting, but found none.

Police said it appeared that the someone set off fireworks inside a juice bottle, according to WJZ in Baltimore.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Metro Crime Stoppers, Police Detective Marc Aguiar at 410-222-6155 or Fire Investigator Lieutenant Tim Runkles at 410-222-7884 ext. 3244.

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