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  • Judicial Tyranny... is it time to "Just Say NO" to "Case Law"? One citizen's opines...

    05/15/2018 8:49:07 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 6 replies
    RedNeckoBlogger ^ | 05/15218 | RedNeckoBlogger
    Thomas Jefferson warned if allowed, the courts court could be the undoing of the Republic! With the mounting examples of judicial tyranny (much so far against President Trump)... is it time to “just say no” and demand that “case law” be abolished until voted on by Congress and signed by the president? This is not new… in Marbury v. Madison (1803), Chief Justice John Marshall and the court gave themselves the authority of “Judicial Review”... a de-facto VETO (used many times) of the will of the people. They “found” this authority under Article III of the Constitution, similar to how...
  • Man Jailed For Beating Mom With Light Saber

    05/08/2018 11:15:36 AM PDT · by PeteePie · 24 replies
    Zenith News ^ | May 8, 2018 | Staff Writer
    “Joan could not say why Andrew struck her with the saber,” police noted. The 6’ 4”, 330-pound Vargas owns many other light sabers, his mother told investigators.
  • Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict In Davie CVS Shooting [Possible BLM Riots? We'll See]

    05/04/2018 1:57:30 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 10 replies
    A Broward Grand Jury has decided not to indict a man involved in a deadly shooting at a CVS store in Davie last November. Security video of the shooting was released for the first time Friday.
  • Turkey Calls on Europe to Criminalize "Islamophobia"

    04/30/2018 1:32:53 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 29 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | April 30, 2018 at 4:00 am | Uzay Bulut
    Given Turkey's inhospitable treatment of non-Muslims throughout the ages, it is the height of hypocrisy for its foreign minister to complain about Europe's attitude towards Muslims, which has been the opposite of Islamophobic. To refresh Çavuşoğlu's memory, a review of Turkey's record is in order. By proposing to block all criticism of Islam on the grounds that it is "extremist, anti-immigrant, xenophobic and Islamophobic," Çavuşoğlu is revealing that he would welcome banning free speech to protect a religious ideology. At an event held in on April 11 to unveil the 2017 European Islamophobia Report -- released by the Foundation...
  • What You Need To Know About The Space Law Congress Is Considering [Has passed April 24}

    04/25/2018 3:53:00 PM PDT · by Voption · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 11, 2017 | Robert Zimmerman
    The House yesterday passed a new law to reform the commercial space licensing rules...Essentially, the bill shifts a majority of commercial space regulation to the Department of Commerce, and matches somewhat closely the recommendations being put forth by the Trump administration. The bill appears to be almost identical to the version I analyzed in great detail in an op-ed for The Federalist last year.
  • New York AG Calls for Closing Presidential Pardon Loophole

    04/18/2018 3:40:53 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 44 replies
    NYT ^ | 4-18-2018 | Bob Brigham
    For some stupid reason, the founders of our republic decided to design an immensely complicated constitutional system chock-full of checks and balances — on the theory that it was important to prevent power from becoming concentrated in any one part of the government — and then just gave the head of the Executive branch the absolute, unilateral power to nullify all federal laws by handing out “get out of jail free” cards to anyone he wants. For most of American history, the insane scope of the pardon power has been kept in check by norms, and the understanding that flagrant...
  • Breaking: Protestors saying "no justice no peace"...

    04/11/2018 10:10:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 45 replies
    NBC MIAMI "reporter" ^ | 4/11/18 | Jamie Guirola
    Protestors saying “no justice , no peace” stop Brickell traffic between 7th and 8th on Biscayne Blvd.
  • Justice Department violated Michael Cohen's constitutional rights just by seizing his records [tr]

    04/10/2018 6:26:05 PM PDT · by Enchante · 74 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 10, 2018 | Staff
    Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz will have dinner Tuesday at the White House with President Donald Trump He tells that the Department of Justice violated Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's rights when it seized his documents on Monday The government will set up a team of agents and lawyers to review the material to make sure prosecutors don't see anything 'privileged' That could include documents covered by the sanctity of an attorney-client relationship, whose mere presence in prosecutors' hands could 'taint' a case But since those 'taint teams' are made up of government agents, Dershowitz says the DOJ already has...
  • Natural Law In Ancient and Modern Guise

    03/18/2018 8:27:22 AM PDT · by Voption · 1 replies
    The Federalist Society ^ | May, 2010 | Prof Richard Epstein
    The Federalist Society's Georgetown Student Chapter presented its Seventh Annual Lifetime Service Award to Professor Richard A. Epstein on April 1, 2010.His address was titled "Natural Law in Ancient and Modern Guise".
  • How Do Those Targeted By The Southern Poverty Law Center Survive The Persecution?

    03/12/2018 6:16:22 AM PDT · by davikkm · 10 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    I want to understand what motivates the Southern Poverty Law Center in its persecution of those of us, who are considered to be Conservative Christians, Alt-Right, or Sovereign Citizens of the United States. It is abundantly clear we are under attack while groups like Black Lives Matter are given respect and left alone to “protest.” Also, we know that Google secretly chose Southern Poverty Law Center to monitor YouTube, giving them the power over our First Amendment Rights. Much of the Conservative YouTube community has been banned from YouTube, and it is a great loss and injustice.
  • Judge Denies $1 Million Funding in Sanctuary Cities Case

    03/07/2018 12:00:25 PM PST · by EagleUSA · 13 replies
    Courthouse News Service ^ | 3/5/2018 | Helen Cristophi
    SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge on Monday refused to order the Trump Administration to pay California $1 million in delayed law enforcement funding it withheld to punish it for becoming a sanctuary state. U.S. District Judge William Orrick ruled in an afternoon order that it was too soon to tell which party’s interpretation of laws governing cooperation between state employees and federal immigration authorities would prevail. Because “the amount of money at stake is small compared to the state’s budget,” he concluded, California hadn’t shown it would suffer irreparable harm without the $1 million while the case is...
  • Representative Proposes Repeal of Gun-Free School Zone Act

    03/05/2018 11:14:11 AM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 March, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Congressman Thomas Massie has proposed repealing the controversial federal ban on guns within a thousand feet of a school. From Massie said the solution to school shootings is putting more than one armed guard at school or allowing teachers to be armed, adding that “98 percent of mass public shootings happen in a gun free zone.” “And we’ve labeled all of our schools as gun free zones. We need to take those labels off, and put our kids in that two percent category of being safe, instead of being in that 98 percent vulnerable category,” he said. Massie...
  • Kansas man wrongfully imprisoned for 23 years, receives no compensation from state

    03/04/2018 3:09:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 49 replies
    WIVB ^ | March 4, 2018
    When Lamonte McIntyre was exonerated for a double murder in October, he walked out of a Kansas prison with a clean record – but not a dime to his name, reports CBS News’ Dean Reynolds. After losing 23 years of his life behind bars, the state is offering him nothing. Kansas is one of 18 states that offer wrongfully convicted prisoners no compensation at all upon their release. “I think it’s unjust, but me being angry about it is not going to change it,” McIntyre said. Tricia Bushnell of the Innocence Project worked to win McIntyre’s release. She said McIntyre...
  • Question: Would a law abiding 18 year old have an age discrimination case against Wal-Mart?

    03/01/2018 4:17:36 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 84 replies
    3/1/18 | sff
    I suppose if Wal-Mart said.they'd stop selling ammo to Muslims, women, or blacks the media wouldn't be applauding their stupid gun stunt. I thought AGE was a federally protected status. So I ask if a LAW ABIDING 18 or 19 year old wants to buy a product that is legal in their state of residence, and the multibillion dollar company WAL-MART refuses, is this a civil rights case?
  • Palo Alto Wants to Tear Down a Giant Computer-Egg Sculpture—Artist Says It Violates Her Rights

    02/26/2018 4:36:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Artnet ^ | February 5, 2018 | Eileen Kinsella
    Palo Alto Wants to Tear Down a Giant Computer-Egg Sculpture—But the Artist Says It Violates Her RightsAdriana Varella asserts that her work is protected under VARA.The Visual Artists Rights Act, known as VARA, could be set for another key test later this month, if the city of Palo Alto, California moves ahead with plans to remove a public artwork. Digital DNA, a large egg-shaped sculpture made of computer keyboards, has been situated in a downtown plaza since 2005. But after 13 years and numerous costly repairs, the city now says the work is prone to damage and is too expensive...
  • Remedial Practical Civics 100

    02/26/2018 1:01:38 PM PST · by Ellendra · 4 replies
    Random Acts of Gibberish -blog ^ | Feb 25, 2018 | Bear
    A bunch of teens in Florida skipped school and went to Tallahassee to demand more of the same gun control that failed to save their classmates. Like petulant two year-olds, they whined and screamed when they weren’t given what they want when they want it.* In short, they failed their civics class. OK, kids. Here’s the down and dirty on what your teachers should have taught you about how the legislative process works… David! Take the Tide Pod out of your mouth! First, you were likely told (if told anything) that a citizen tells a legislator what he wants, the...
  • Warning Signs Ignored Again

    02/20/2018 6:55:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | February 20, 2018 | Cal Thomas
    Reaction to the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead and many more wounded begins at the wrong end. It's not about passing more gun laws, which people intent on breaking existing laws will not obey; rather it is about heeding warning signs and doing something before it is too late. In the case of 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with premeditated murder, the signs were like a flashing red light. Former classmates offered a profile in danger to the media. They called Cruz, who had been expelled from the school for disciplinary reasons,...
  • Man Raped High School Student as She Was Dying From Overdose and Texted Explicit Pictures <tr>

    02/11/2018 1:11:20 PM PST · by Enchante · 60 replies
    Newsweak via Yahoo News ^ | February 11, 2018 | Tom Porter
    A 19-year-old man in a Seattle suburb has been arrested and accused of raping a high school student as she was dying from an overdose and texting explicit pictures of her to friends. The suspect, who has been identified as Brian Roberto Varela, was charged Friday with second-degree rape, manslaughter and controlled substance homicide, the Associated Press reported.
  • School resource officer leaves gun in faculty restroom

    02/05/2018 4:22:20 PM PST · by oxcart · 23 replies
    Northwest Florida Daily News ^ | 02/05/18 | None Cited
    <p>FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a school resource officer left her loaded handgun in a faculty restroom at an elementary school in the Florida Panhandle.</p> <p>Northwest Florida Daily News reports that a parent of a student found the gun Monday morning at Elliott Point Elementary School in Okaloosa County.</p>

    02/01/2018 12:57:56 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    According to a letter written by Senator Richard Durbin (IL), the FBI’s internal review of its counterterrorism training materials uncovered a PowerPoint presentation that taught FBI agents that “Under certain circumstances, the FBI has the ability to bend or suspend the law to impinge on the freedom of others.”