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Farm-bias lawyers get $90.8 million
Overlawyered ^ | 07/17/13 | Walter Olson

Posted on 07/17/2013 5:41:26 AM PDT by AtlasStalled

"[W]riters associated with the late Andrew Breitbart had been charging for more than two years [that] the so-called Pigford settlement, in which the U.S. Department of Agriculture agreed to make payments to persons charging racial bias in agriculture programs, is riddled with fraud," [and now] "U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman has just approved a payout of $90.8 million to the lawyers, over objections."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: pigford

1 posted on 07/17/2013 5:41:26 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: AtlasStalled

Another sickening waste of our hard-earned taxes.


2 posted on 07/17/2013 5:50:24 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: AtlasStalled

What a surprise.

Not.


3 posted on 07/17/2013 5:57:47 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: carriage_hill

The Black Skin Privilege area of American Law is big business these days. It is a multi billion dollar industry.


4 posted on 07/17/2013 6:03:42 AM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: AtlasStalled

Reparations.


5 posted on 07/17/2013 6:24:37 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: I want the USA back

The question is: Eventually should we waste tax money on building prisons to hold all these criminal degenerates or should they be placed in a “Devil’s Island” scenario for the rest of their worthless existences? Justice is coming.


6 posted on 07/17/2013 6:41:52 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: AtlasStalled

Well, if Mr. Haney were alive today, I think we know what he’d be doing.


7 posted on 07/17/2013 6:43:00 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Uncle Lonny

100%. Factor-in food stamps, welfare, medicaid, bs lawsuits etc etc etc, it’s well over a trillion dollars. And it’s getting worse by the 0bummer&Co criminals, in order to bankrupt the Middle Class and redistribute our accumulated wealth.


8 posted on 07/17/2013 7:08:32 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: hal ogen
"Eventually should we waste tax money on building prisons to hold all these criminal degenerates"

Instead of paying them to breed, we should pay them to get sterilized or require sterilization for welfare queens. It is a generational problem.

9 posted on 07/17/2013 8:04:43 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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To: AtlasStalled

I hope all the black farmers on FR submitted a claim.


10 posted on 07/17/2013 8:07:08 AM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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