Regulators in the state of New York proved recently that they have a bit too much time on their hands. New York bureaucrats collectively decided that classic kids’ games such as kickball, tag, Wiffle Ball, and Red Rover pose “a significant risk of injury” and started a campaign to ban these amusements at any recreational facilities. But officials decided to make significant changes to the proposal after media coverage of the plan provoked criticism.

The Michigan chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is questioning the Michigan State Police's use of cellphone "extraction" devices.

Specifically, the group claims that law enforcement is clandestinely using portable devices to secretly extract personal information from cell phones during routine stops.

Cyrstal Mangum (left), the stripper whose pack of lies about the Duke lacrosse team led to the disbarment of the prosecutor who took up her phony case, is charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of her boyfriend.

Mangum landed in the slammer last week after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend. She has a history of abusing her boyfriends.

At a Tea Party rally in Madison, Wis., on Saturday, the crackpot left descended into madness again, booing the speakers and the national anthem and hurling "F-bombs" and other foul language at a 14-year-old girl who spoke at the rally.

The victims of the leftist attack were Sarah Palin, "Big" websites founder Andrew Breitbart and homeschooler Tricia Willoughby (picture, left), apparently a regular at Tea Party gatherings. Being home-schooled, young Willoughby is Public Enemy #1 for the school-union fanatics who oppose the spending cuts and pension revisions proposed by Gov. Scott Walker.

Americans continue to watch their Second Amendment rights diminish, this time as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives ( still known as ATF) launches a campaign to change the definition of “shotgun.” According to the blog Beregond’s Bar, a recently released study by the Bureau will ultimately make shotguns illegal, and may also have negative implications for all guns.