Loss of Privacy

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In a Seven News: News Flash, a Macquarie Bank worker can be seen looking a nude photos in the background during a live cross to Martin Lakos of Macquarie Private Wealth.

You can see the pictures at 1:07 in the video. At 1:32, he realizes he’s live on camera. It is also being reported that he may have been set up.

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I can’t tell this one better, so here’s the text from WBNS 10TV in Columbus, Ohio.

A man who was carjacked outside a south side restaurant said his friends helped him come up with a plan to outsmart the thieves, 10TV News reported Thursday.

Alan Heuss was sitting in his BMW on Wednesday night with the engine running when a man with a gun approached him, 10TV’s Kurt Ludlow reported.

“Some young man came up and opened the passenger door and stuck a gun in my face and told me to get out,” Heuss said.

The thieves got away with Heuss’ car, cell phone and some cash.

Heuss filed a police report and then met his friends to drown his sorrows, Ludlow reported. One of his friends came up with an idea to contact the thieves.

“He said ‘I’m going to text these guys, I’m going to blow some smoke their way,'” Heuss said. “He said. ‘I’m going to tell them I’ve got a bunch of hot chicks, as if I’m texting you, and that we’ve got some drugs, too.'”

The carjackers took the bait, Ludlow reported.

“Very early in the morning they gave him the address where they were,” Heuss said. “They were expecting this hot chick to arrive with drugs, and Columbus police officers arrived instead.”

Three men were caught red-handed in the stolen vehicle. Heuss said he expected to get his vehicle out of the impound lot on Friday.

“It’s a little seven-hour saga where the good guys won,” Heuss said.

Investigators said the carjackers are suspected in a series of car thefts.

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Hayashi Ya Japanese restaurant, on the Upper West Side of New York City, charges $27 for all you can eat.  Just make sure you eat everything or else you will be slapped with a 3 percent surcharge.

Patrons said they don’t mind the surcharge because it helps with their waistline. The manager said he implemented the extra cost two years ago to help with the restaurant’s bottom line.

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I say nothing.  She looks well attired for her bike ride.  I don’t see anything inappropriate, however, there seems to be a bike war looking in South Williamsburg between bikers, such as this woman, and Hasidic Jews, who live in the area.

Leaders of South Wil liamsburg’s Hasidic community said yesterday that bike lanes that bring scantily clad cyclists – especially sexy women – peddling through their neighborhood are definitely not kosher.

“I have to admit, it’s a major issue, women passing through here in that dress code,” Simon Weisser, a member of Community Board 1 in Williamsburg-Greenpoint, told The Post.

The existing, one-way lanes are popular with North Williamsburg hipsters – many who ride in shorts or skirts.

Hasids are forbidden from looking at members of the opposite sex who aren’t fully dressed, said local activist Isaac Abraham.

The issue of dress – or lack of it – wasn’t brought up at the meeting. Weisser and the other Hasids instead complained publicly about bike lanes allegedly causing parking problems and traffic congestion.

So, they’re either upset or not about the attire that women wear on this bike path.

Abraham later said another major concern is the safety of children, noting that cyclists “aren’t obeying traffic laws. Green lights and red lights are the same.”

Hasids last month complained about a sexy billboard promoting the teen drama “90210” that could be seen from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and that featured swimwear-clad characters.

A few years back, some residents complained about billboards for “Sex and the City.”

I think a better way of dealing with this issue is to simply look away.  No one is making the billboards or the bike paths specifically to piss off Hasids.  It’d be better to teach their children why they think it’s wrong to look at such things, rather than try to dictate what should happen in a city.  They chose to live in a highly cosmopolitan city.  They should have known what to expect before moving in.

The Hasids have always done what they please in the city, especially obeying or not obeying laws according to their traditions.  They think nothing of driving the wrong way and blocking roads because it suits their purposes.  They do not follow the law 100% and get angry when others interfere with their traditions.  If they can’t respect the laws of the country they live in, how can they justify calling for an end to bike paths when women ride their bikes in perfectly normal clothing go by?

If the Hasids didn’t want the unclean and the gentiles living near them, then they shouldn’t have sold off their property.  The bike path is on public property.  Deal with chicks riding bikes or move someplace more in line with your beliefs, such as Kiryas Joel or Israel.

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