“Police, at all times, should maintain a relationship with the public that gives reality to the historic tradition that the police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full-time attention to duties which are incumbent upon every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.”
by Sir Robert Peel's Seventh Principle of Modern Policing


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you know you would too

If I had the time and money – not only to build the fans but also deal with the inevitable arrests, prosecutions, and lawsuits – I would totally do this.

Of course, I still boggle at the cold reality that there are people who genuinely believe that wind turbines will not affect climate or winds. I will not say that thermodynamics was a particularly easy course, but the basic principle of "you cannot create […]

get a bearing on the bathroom

I was happily blessed with fairly effective night vision, which I guess makes up for my overall poor eyesight, but unfortunately Better Half was not so equipped in the Grand Character Building Roll in the Sky (I think we both agree her other stats make up for this), so we have a small army of these low-draw night lights stationed at strategic hallways, stairwells, and so forth around the house. Collectively, they pull all of […]