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  • La Mesa man convicted of threatening pouts has conviction overturned by Ninth Circuit

    07/27/2011 6:16:32 AM PDT · by at bay · 14 replies
    Ninth Circuit ^ | July 19, 2011 | Ninth Circuit Vourt of Appeals
    "Even if "shoot the ni-" or "he will have a 50 cal in the head soon" could reasonably have been perceived by objective observers as threats within the factual context, this alone would not have been enough to convict Bagdasarian.....The government must also show that he made the statements intending that they be taken as a threat. A statement that the speaker does not intend as a threat is afforded constitutional protection and cannot be held criminal." page 17
  • Casey Anthony's not on my Boat

    07/21/2011 11:35:14 AM PDT · by at bay · 36 replies
    foxnews ^ | 7-21-2011 | Geraldo Rivera
    On a related issue, I am apparently the target of a boycott among anti-Caseyites based on my relationship with fellow Puerto Rican José Baez; my unflinching, but correct legal analysis of the weakness of the prosecution case; and my insistence that all the available evidence suggests the much reviled woman was a ‘good’ mother, i.e., there was no evidence of neglect or abuse. That is precisely why this case is so upsetting. How can a good mother go so wrong so fast? Anyway, I can take the heat, but justice for the tragic and beloved toddler Caylee Marie Anthony does...
  • Geert Wilders Walks Free

    10/15/2010 12:52:08 PM PDT · by at bay · 19 replies
    Reason.com ^ | 10-15-2010 | Michael Moynihan
    The incredibly stupid prosecution of Dutch politician Geert Wilders is over. Wilders, who faced up to a year in prison for "hate speech," was allowed to walk for saying mean things about Islam: The public prosecution department on Friday afternoon stated that Geert Wilders is not guilty of discriminating against Muslims. Earlier on Friday it announced he should also be found not guilty of inciting hatred. Prosecutors Birgit van Roessel and Paul Velleman reached their conclusions after a careful reading of interviews with and articles by the anti-Islam politician and a viewing of his anti-Koran film Fitna. They said comments...
  • Columbian Authorities Going to Peru as Two Women Missing There

    06/08/2010 4:38:00 PM PDT · by at bay · 38 replies · 418+ views
    Jane Velez-Mitchell | 6-08-2010 | Jane Veliz Mitchell
    It was just announced that two women are missing from a casino in Columbia where Joran Van der Sloot was before going to Peru. Authoities from Columbia are travelling to Peru to talk to the serial killer. This according to reports from Aruban press people as related to Tim Miller who was at the newspaper when he found out.
  • Whale Wars Premiers Tonight

    06/04/2010 11:30:05 AM PDT · by at bay · 128 replies · 1,437+ views
    Animal Planet Channel ^ | June 4, 2010 | Animal planet
    Tonight is the premier of this seasons "Whale Wars" where a fat guy takes a crew of volunteers thousands of miles into dangerous waters to make a big stink about the Japanese phony research whale killing. And what does he ever accomplish? Nothing, oh wait a second, I guess he just prompted Australia to take their best trading partner, Japan, to international court over the matter...... but he's stll fat! (s/)
  • Sea Shepherd Receives an additional €1 Million Euros from the Dutch National Postcode Lottery

    02/20/2010 5:13:31 PM PST · by at bay · 121 replies · 1,191+ views
    Sea Shepherd Society ^ | February 19, 2010 | Paul Watson
    Extra funds to support ongoing project to protect the Galapagos Marine Reserve On February 4th, 2010, at the Goed Geld Gala in Utrecht, the Netherlands, the Dutch National Postcode Lottery not only donated the annual amount of half a million Euros, they also handed over an additional check worth €1 million to Geert Vons, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s General Director of the Netherlands and Alex Cornelissen, Director of Operations, Galapagos. The extra funds will support Sea Shepherd’s ongoing efforts to protect the Galapagos, a UN World Heritage Site. Despite clear rules and legislation, commercial fisheries are still exploiting the legally...
  • Captain Watson Sets the Record Straight

    02/16/2010 8:41:56 AM PST · by at bay · 452 replies · 4,977+ views
    Sea Sheperd home page ^ | 2-01-2010 | Paul "Douche" Watson
    It has been two months since we began operations with Operation Waltzing Matilda. Two months ago, we began with three vessels. We now have two, having lost the Ady Gil when the Japanese whaler Shonan Maru No. 2 cut it in half and sank it on January 6th, 2010. During the last two months, the Steve Irwin has engaged the Shonan Maru No. 2 in numerous skirmishes and the Sea Shepherd ships Bob Barker and the Ady Gil engaged the main body of the whaling fleet, a day that disrupted the whaling activities and ended with the destruction of our...
  • Sea Shepherd Update: Valentine’s Day in the Southern Ocean

    02/14/2010 8:34:03 PM PST · by at bay · 32 replies · 653+ views
    Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ^ | February 14, 2010 | Paul Watson
    Sea Shepherd Update: Valentine’s Day in the Southern Ocean The crews of the Steve Irwin and the Bob Barker celebrated Valentine's Day by painting the Research sign on the side of the Nisshan Maru with red paint. The paint represented the blood of the whales, exposing the bogus nature of so-called research by the Japanese whaling vessels. The word "research" is in English and not Japanese, because the Japanese fully understand that the whaling is a commercial operation. It is only the West that the Japanese whalers are trying to fool. The Japanese whalers have not killed a whale for...
  • Wilders Goes on Trial Today for Criticizing Islam

    01/20/2010 2:17:45 PM PST · by at bay · 22 replies · 1,157+ views
    Jihad Watch ^ | 1-20-2010 | Wilders
    Mister Speaker, judges of the court, I would like to make use of my right to speak for a few minutes. Freedom is the most precious of all our attainments and the most vulnerable. People have devoted their lives to it and given their lives for it. Our freedom in this country is the outcome of centuries. It is the consequence of a history that knows no equal and has brought us to where we are now. I believe with all my heart and soul that the freedom in the Netherlands is threatened. That what our heritage is, what generations...
  • Thief Makes Video for Cops

    08/13/2008 11:38:57 PM PDT · by at bay · 3 replies · 138+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 08/13/2008 | Linda Deutsch
    LOS ANGELES - A confessed burglar described by police as one of the most prolific thieves in Los Angeles history was resentenced Tuesday to 7 1/2 years in prison. In an effort to win the slightly reduced sentence, Ignacio DelRio, also known as Ricardo Caveda, also drew a map that led police to some $400,000.. "He confessed to 1,000 burglaries, and I have been able to find 180 victims so far," police Detective Robert Longacre said after the sentencing. Longacre declined to name any of the victims but said they included well-known people in the movie industry and at least...
  • Sean Hannity and Mark Levin in Fresno Friday, May 2!!

    05/01/2008 6:59:26 PM PDT · by at bay · 3 replies · 174+ views
    KMJ ^ | n/a | n/a
    I looked for this info here to no avail, so a posting herein. The radio station website has links to get ticket and good tickets are still available at $35. A double header with both Sean and Mark! At the Warnors theater on Fulton at 5:30.
  • A and E Pulls "Dog" Series from Schedule

    11/04/2007 7:17:07 PM PST · by at bay · 116 replies · 105+ views
    Entertainment News/AP | Nov. 3, 2007 | James Song
    HONOLULU - Television bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman's show has been pulled from the air indefinitely by A&E, two days after a private phone conversation in which the reality star used a racial slur repeatedly was posted online. "In evaluating the circumstances of the last few days, A&E has decided to take 'Dog The Bounty Hunter' off the network's schedule for the foreseeable future," the network said in a statement Friday. "We hope that Mr. Chapman continues the healing process that he has begun." A&E officials said the series, one of the network's top-rated programs, has not been canceled. Chapman,...
  • Hispanic group in Reno plans boycott over immigration raid

    10/03/2007 7:15:43 AM PDT · by at bay · 51 replies · 478+ views
    AP ^ | September 30, 2007 | AP
    RENO, Nev. (AP) - A group of Hispanic people in Reno have called for a three-day boycott of all businesses in northern Nevada after a federal raid in which 54 suspected illegal workers were arrested. The group of about 60 people also called for a strike by all Hispanic workers on Wednesday, the final day of the boycott, and for a rally and a march for Reno's federal courthouse in support of those arrested. "Huelga! Huelga! Huelga!" the group chanted as it stood and applauded near the end of a meeting Saturday at El Cordero de Dios Assemblies of God...
  • At Least 56 Arrested in Immigration Raids at McDonald's

    09/28/2007 12:38:09 AM PDT · by at bay · 48 replies · 165+ views
    Fox News ^ | 9-28-07 | a.p.
    RENO, Nev — Federal agents raided 11 McDonald's restaurants in northern Nevada and made dozens of arrests Thursday as part of an investigation into illegal immigration. Agents for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement made at least 56 arrests in Reno, Sparks and Fernley after raids at the restaurants and a franchise corporate headquarters in Reno, agency spokesman Richard Rocha said. "They are people suspected of being in the country illegally. As far as I know, they were all McDonald's employees," he told The Associated Press. The investigation began five months ago and was sparked by an identity theft complaint, Rocha...
  • Law enforcers struggle with illegal-immigrant crime

    09/04/2007 6:59:55 AM PDT · by at bay · 30 replies · 860+ views
    McClatchy Newspapers ^ | Sept 4, 2007 | Dave Montgomery
    WASHINGTON — Sheriff Jim Pendergraph first noticed the changes in his jail population early in the decade, as illegal immigrants from Mexico and other Latin American countries poured into Charlotte and elsewhere in Mecklenburg County, N.C., to find jobs in the robust North Carolina economy. Pendergraph is part of a growing national debate over how to handle undocumented criminals, a debate that's flared anew with the arrest of an illegal immigrant in the execution-style slayings of three college students in New Jersey. Criminal aliens, as the federal government classifies them, constitute more than a fourth of the inmates in federal...
  • Hilton Will do More Time than Most

    06/14/2007 9:21:01 PM PDT · by at bay · 47 replies · 1,146+ views
    LA Times ^ | June 14, 2007 | Jack Leonard, Doug Smith
    Paris Hilton will end up serving more time behind bars than the vast majority of inmates sent to L.A. County Jail for similar offenses, according to a Times analysis of jail records. Whether Hilton received special treatment from the Sheriff's Department has become the subject of much debate since Sheriff Lee Baca last week allowed the hotel heiress to go home after less than four full days in jail, despite a promise that she would serve 23 days of a 45-day sentence. The Times analyzed 2 million jail releases and found 1,500 cases since July 2002 that — like Hilton's...
  • Paris May Be Released Shortly

    06/07/2007 4:58:31 AM PDT · by at bay · 169 replies · 2,365+ views
    The Sun ^ | June 7, 2007 | staff
    HOLLYWOOD is buzzing with rumours this morning that PARIS HILTON is about to be released from jail. Sources at Los Angeles Century Regional Detention Facility claimed the hotel heiress was due for release imminently after serving just three days of a 23 day sentence. Paparazzi photographers and TV crews were swarming round the jail from around 11pm local time on Wednesday (7am Thursday UK time) hoping to catch the socialite leaving. Paris, 26, surrendered herself to the prison just before midnight on Sunday (local time) after attending the glitzy MTV movie awards. She has been in a tiny cell in...
  • Falun Gong Practitioners Arrested in Moscow ahead of Hu's Visit

    03/24/2007 9:14:16 PM PDT · by at bay · 3 replies · 277+ views
    Epoch Times ^ | March 25, 2007 | Epoch Times Staff
    Falun Gong Practitioners Arrested in Moscow ahead of Hu's Visit Peaceful appeal in front of Chinese embassy leads to arrests from Russian police-CCP pressure suspected Epoch Times Russia Staff Mar 25, 2007 Russian police arrested 8 Falun Gong practitioners who were holding a peaceful appeal in front of the Chinese embassy in Moscow on Saturday ahead of Hu Jintao's visit. The first Falun Gong adherents to be arrested were 68-year-old Surova and Gerlitz. Later in the afternoon, Valiullov, along with 30-year-old Shetkina and 28-year-old Markin were arrested, and by 3:30 pm the number of Falun Gong practitioners arrested totaled 8....
  • Taiwan President Declares Taiwan Must Seek Independence

    03/04/2007 11:21:03 AM PST · by at bay · 155 replies · 2,006+ views
    playful.com ^ | 3-04-07 | staff
    Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian, in an abrupt move on Sunday, declared that Taiwan must seek independence. "On the 25th birthday of FAPA (the Formosan Association for Public Affairs), I want to put forward the 'four musts and one no' call. They are: Taiwan must seek independence, must rectify its name, must have a new constitution and must seek development," Chen said at the dinner party marking the 25th anniversary of founding of FAPA, a US- based pro-independence group formed by overseas Taiwanese. The island of Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa and officially called the Republic of China, was site of...
  • Sonograms new tactic in abortion fight

    03/03/2007 2:24:27 PM PST · by at bay · 18 replies · 2,789+ views
    Modesto Bee ^ | 3-03-07 | unknown
    A New York crisis pregnancy center has begun offering free sonograms in specially equipped vans parked in front of South Bronx abortion centers. Frontline Pregnancy Director Chris Slattery said, "We want them to see the baby, hear the heartbeat and think seriously about what they're doing." Joan Malin, president of Planned Parenthood of New York City, is upset by the tactic and said, "Our clients have gotten confused, gone there first and come out very, very upset."