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  • Supreme Court to decide photo ID voting law

    09/26/2007 4:40:54 AM PDT · 53 of 71
    just mimi to commish

    Exactly right.

  • The DNA Age: Cancer Free at 33, but Weighing a Mastectomy

    09/21/2007 4:08:00 AM PDT · 56 of 68
    just mimi to Wolverine83

    My best to your and your family. I know it was a difficult decision or your wife and family, a very personal one. We all hope for more choices, more options in the future.

    Until we know for sure, it is advisable to keep your daughters from any unnecessary X-rays. It is possible (research and new guidelines reflect this new thinking, but do not go so far as to state WHY the recommendation) that X-rays (including Mammograms) can effect the breast tissue of BRCA1 carriers in such a way as to instigate the growth of a tumor. What is happening is that women with BRCA1 mutations go for their annual mammogram and then find themselves with a fast-growing tumor six months later. Some in the medical field (American Cancer Society for one) made the conclusion and recommendation that BRCA1 carriers should have should have both an MRI and a mammogram every year. Others have suggested that they get more than one mammogram a year.

    That’s careless thinking, taking one thing as the golden standard (the mammogram) and stating that this needs to remain in place without considering it might be the cause. And pointless, in my opinion, if both the mammogram and MRI are performed at the same time.

    The thinking is that the MRI can catch cancers that the Mammogram would have missed and likewise the other way around, but what really needs to be considered more closely is cause and effect (some researchers are).

    Detection is necessary if a cancer is there, but not “key” as many people say, prevention is. If your wife has been recommended to get yearly Mammograms still (believe it or not, I have read that these are still recommended for those with prophylactic mastectomies) please research and come to your own conclusions on mammograms or not, MRI’s etc. Certainly BSE’s are recommended still and those should be more than once a month.

    Quoting headlines written by journalists that lead with a conclusion that doesn’t REALLY represent the scope and implications of medical research is as flawed a way to keep up on medical news as any news. (That comment is not for you personally, but for those in this discussion that appear to have gotten their medical information on this topic that way.)

    Here’s to the future and better options and a fine long life for you and each member of your family.

  • The DNA Age: Cancer Free at 33, but Weighing a Mastectomy

    09/20/2007 3:37:54 PM PDT · 45 of 68
    just mimi to dangerdoc

    Some of these reactions are common for those who have not educated themselves on this topic. Some of these reactions are callous and show the character of the poster, ignorance being no excuse.

    For those that prefer to educate themselves instead of make fun of other people in difficult situations:

    The cancer that this gene causes is typically malignant, typically grade three and the women die of either bone or brain cancer. Who would not do something to prevent that from happening if they were given the option? Choose one:

    (1) Waiting for a cancer that is more likely than not going to happen, then undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, and still end up dying a painful awful death and not living to see their children grow up, their grandchildren be born, not living anymore at all, you know, die?

    (2) Have a surgery that would more likely than not prevent all of the above even if it means giving up what appears to be a ‘perfectly healthy’ body part.

    Appearances can be deceiving. It is the breast tissue that is the danger. It is a fast duplicating tissue and with each replication, there are some errors. BRCA1 helps correct those errors. We all have those errors, but our BRCA1 gene fixes them for us. These women have one faulty BRCA1 gene and one working BRCA1 gene that keeps them going. But as time goes on, that gene goes bad too. Then the error in replication is not corrected and a tumor starts growing and it starts growing FAST. Then, for anyone that knows, breast cancer is never really cured, it is only ever kept at bay. Then, it is a matter of living with cancer every day until eventually it catches up with you and you die that painful awful death anyway.

    What if you could have prevented the cancer in the first place? You would have. You would have given your right arm, you would have given almost anything.

    Think of how it would feel to live, knowing that someone out there wanted to kill you and would if ever given the chance. You never knew when, your never knew where. Imagine the relief that you would feel if you read in the paper one day that that person had recently died. That’s the relief that these women get. It’s a difficult personal choice and I question the true heart of the posters that have had their fun questioning the sanity of the woman in this article and hope that a bit of information has been the remedy.

  • Why I Left My Beta Husband

    08/29/2007 2:47:03 AM PDT · 20 of 326
    just mimi to AmericaUnited

    “So nobody was more surprised than I was when I went ahead and fell for another stay-at-home dad.... Here’s the difference, though: Jason knows what he wants—and it’s not a corner office. He wants to have his afternoons free to hit the park with my daughter... or trying to drink coffee in bed on Sunday mornings while my daughter dances around us...”

    While the real father of this little girl misses out on this and the little girl misses out on her daddy. A failing relationship is one thing, but this articles makes it completely another.

  • Feds To Be Notified Of N.J. Illegal Immigrant Arrests

    08/23/2007 8:55:17 PM PDT · 32 of 32
    just mimi to Sub-Driver

    Is this really all it takes? After the loss of innocent life, the LIFE, the very LIFE of innocent people that are no more and will forever be no more, THIS is all it would have taken? Will the sanctuary cities that openly defied federal law, be so bold as to defy this? My heart to the mothers, fathers and friends of these young innocent victims.

  • FBI's release of ferry passenger photos resented

    08/23/2007 3:33:08 PM PDT · 23 of 103
    just mimi to vietvet67
    "Muslim- and Arab-American leaders are upset that the FBI didn't consult them — as it has done in other instances — before releasing the photos on the Internet and to news organizations." Zawaideh said she met with FBI officials about the August incident three days before the agency released the photos of the two men. But the FBI didn't bring up that subject. "Why not ask us then and we would have had a way to ask people in the community get the word out to our community which would enable anyone with terrorist ties to warn these fellows they have been spotted and to get out of dodge fast" she said didn't say."
  • U.S. farmers use inmates to harvest fields

    08/22/2007 9:05:52 PM PDT · 34 of 37
    just mimi to nypokerface

    Wonder how many inmates that are working the farms are also illegal aliens serving a sentence for crimes committed while here in the US as an illegal alien. Even one would be some kind of poetic justice, wouldn’t it?

  • Illegal Presence in US Not A Crime, Court Says

    08/21/2007 1:21:48 PM PDT · 79 of 113
    just mimi to r9etb

    Thanks for explaining this. All of this is complex, frustrating, etc, etc, etc.

  • Illegal Presence in US Not A Crime, Court Says

    08/21/2007 12:20:55 PM PDT · 76 of 113
    just mimi to coloradan

    Laws: Cases and Codes : U.S. Code : Title 8 : Section 1325

    * United States Code
    o TITLE 8 - ALIENS AND NATIONALITY
    + CHAPTER 12 - IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY
    # SUBCHAPTER II - IMMIGRATION
    * PART VIII - GENERAL PENALTY PROVISIONS

    U.S. Code as of: 01/03/05
    Section 1325. Improper entry by alien

    (a) Improper time or place; avoidance of examination or inspection;
    misrepresentation and concealment of facts
    Any alien who (1) enters or attempts to enter the United States
    at any time or place other than as designated by immigration
    officers, or (2) eludes examination or inspection by immigration
    officers, or (3) attempts to enter or obtains entry to the United
    States by a willfully false or misleading representation or the
    willful concealment of a material fact, shall, for the first
    commission of any such offense, be fined under title 18 or
    imprisoned not more than 6 months, or both, and, for a subsequent
    commission of any such offense, be fined under title 18, or
    imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both.
    (b) Improper time or place; civil penalties
    Any alien who is apprehended while entering (or attempting to
    enter) the United States at a time or place other than as
    designated by immigration officers shall be subject to a civil
    penalty of -
    (1) at least $50 and not more than $250 for each such entry (or
    attempted entry); or
    (2) twice the amount specified in paragraph (1) in the case of
    an alien who has been previously subject to a civil penalty under
    this subsection.

    http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/ts_search.pl?title=8&sec=1325

    Ridiculous interpretation of this section by the lawyers/judges. Illegal entry has happened if the illegal alien is IN THE COUNTRY. If a federal crime has been committed, it can be prosecuted. So what if there is no law that specifically states ‘presence in US is a crime’? That doesn’t negate the crimes committed. If someone commits any other federal crime, they need not be caught in the act by federal agents for the crime to be prosecuted.

  • Freed illegal immigrants endanger public

    08/20/2007 10:51:55 PM PDT · 35 of 45
    just mimi to BohDaThone

    http://www.mnforsustain.org/immg_mn_state_illegals_cost_study.htm

    Per this “Report to Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty” in 2004 and 2005 the number of illegal aliens deported nationally for homicide were over 800 each year. These were just the ones deported, meaning they may have served time in prison first.

    The report details this and counts for the top 20 crimes. Plus a whole lot more.

    It’s not a count of murders each year, but it is a federal statistic, a factual number. The entire report is available online and in PDF format by just searching google for “The Impact of Illegal Immigration on Minnesota”

    Illegal Immigrant Criminal Deportations

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported about 3,300 aliens in FY 2004 from the St. Paul area of operations. Of those, 1,571 were criminal aliens. The St. Paul area includes the states of Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota South Dakota.

    (number of aliens removed and % of total criminal aliens, ranking based on FY 2005)

    ...............FY 2004.......FY 2005

    Homicide......836..........865

  • Arellano: Return to U.S. unlikely

    08/20/2007 3:16:09 PM PDT · 29 of 39
    just mimi to 3AngelaD

    Thanks. Looks like she would fall under the up to 10 years penalty for her felony conviction? (Which explains why she says that she won’t return!) I could not easily discover the legal difference between aggravated and non-aggravated though I searched.

    “If the alien reenters or is found in the U.S. without government approval,after a criminal felony conviction for a NON-AGGREVATED FELONY, or after three or more misdemeanor convictions for drug-related crimes or crimes against persons, he or she is subject punishment by:

    * A fine; or
    * Imprisonment for not more than 10 years; or
    * Both fine and imprisonment”

    http://immigration.findlaw.com/immigration/immigration-deportation/immigration-deportation-illegal-reentry.html

  • Help For Illegal Immigration Crimes List

    08/18/2007 11:44:24 AM PDT · 20 of 20
    just mimi to A Navy Vet

    From mid June 2006 to present:

    http://readthis.wordpress.com/

  • Five Men Indicted In Connection With Identity Theft Ring

    08/18/2007 4:49:20 AM PDT · 3 of 4
    just mimi to csvset
    He was committing this crime from Russia but:

    “Mr. Klopov was arrested in May after investigators lured him from Russia to New York, the office said. Mr. Watson and three others were arrested in connection with the alleged scam yesterday in Texas, Michigan, Florida, and Kentucky, the office said.”

    http://www.nysun.com/article/60737

  • *City Looks To Deport Criminal Illegal Immigrants Via Program* (NASHVILLE, TN)

    08/18/2007 4:44:49 AM PDT · 34 of 34
    just mimi to AmericanInTokyo
    Check out how this is working so far.

    “between April 16 – when the program began – and June 18, the Sheriff’s Office screened for immigration violations all 802 of the foreign-born persons physically brought into jail. 605 of those persons were “placed in removal proceedings,” which Sheriff’s Officials have said is really just federal agent speak for “something in our background check showed us that this person is an illegal alien, so we’re going to begin the process of making them prove otherwise or we’ll be deporting them.”

    http://politics.nashvillecityblogs.com/?p=20

  • No immigration raids in 2010 census?

    08/16/2007 3:24:50 PM PDT · 31 of 71
    just mimi to 3AngelaD
    “It can affect the congressional representation of legal citizens.”

    And I would say that it absolutely does.

    Does the Constitution REALLY require the Census Bureau to count non-citizens in the census?

  • Help For Illegal Immigration Crimes List

    08/15/2007 4:12:16 AM PDT · 14 of 20
    just mimi to A Navy Vet
    I also was thinking there should be the same thing available in an easy to understand organized format and have its own website. Something impossible for media and politicians to misuse or ignore. Something like a wiki that authorized contributors can contribute to with proper tags to make it easier for a dedicated team to organize and publish the data without having to spend too much time determining if the stories submitted are duplicates. This would not be a small undertaking, but bit by bit, the already available data and each new sickening crime would be available and accessible. State by state, city by city, Nationwide. So I say, great idea. Go for it.
  • 24-year-old Nicaraguan national with rap sheet wanted in killings (multiple identities ripoff)

    08/13/2007 5:01:37 AM PDT · 19 of 33
    just mimi to Liz

    Well, now this explains why the first apprehended turned himself in so publicly and obtained a lawyer. He would be a witness that would easily be disposed of by the cold blooded killer that actually pulled the trigger. Now he will be a witness. All of this is so sickening and disheartening. No life can ever be given back to these children, no son or daughter back to their mother. No country back to it’s citizens. Who will stand up and say this loud and clear enough that it MUST be answered by those politicians and lawmen that want these criminals ‘brought to justice’ but refuse to acknowledge or admit their own participation in this crime?

  • DOJ:Journalists Can Be Prosecuted for Publishing Classified Information

    08/01/2007 6:00:25 PM PDT · 29 of 31
    just mimi to Kaslin

    A reporter asks questions and gets answers. They are not aware of what is classified information by default. If a government source discloses to them information are they not able to assume it is not classified? The liability begins and ends with the source ‘unless’ it is disclosed to the interviewer that the information is classified, in which case the reporter should not disclose the information. Ohhhhh. Is that what happened here? Tell me I truly do not know. If this is not what happened, then the source is totally to blame, the reporter his/her publication not.

  • President fires official over border fence fight

    07/12/2007 10:31:12 PM PDT · 17 of 38
    just mimi to Secret Agent Man

    Mine too. Better stated than me. Thanks. Legal Precedent.

  • House OKs plan to withdraw US troops (measure passed 223-201 in the Democratic-controlled House)

    07/12/2007 10:21:34 PM PDT · 104 of 108
    just mimi to bnelson44

    I noticed today that Tancredo was the only presidential candidate to show up for the NAACP debate. It made headlines. But that was on another thread. He was a no show at the vote in this thread. Did the times of the events conflict?

  • President fires official over border fence fight

    07/12/2007 9:33:42 PM PDT · 5 of 38
    just mimi to republicpictures
    Scrape away the surface. Of course you probably already have. This isn't about a small fence on personal property.
  • Why the Railroad Effort on the Amnesty Bill?

    06/16/2007 9:16:06 AM PDT · 49 of 209
    just mimi to 3AngelaD

    Am I being naive, or should there not be some type of publication of the who’s who of the corporations attempting to get this railroaded through? Companies that are worried about losing customers over losing cheap labor might reconsider this push if they thought it might actually not benefit them in the long run. Or hopefully might damage them in the short and long term. This is getting frighteningly close.

  • Instapundit: No IDs Needed to Vote After Concert

    10/28/2004 6:14:17 AM PDT · 5 of 34
    just mimi to codercpc

    Do you need to be a legal resident to have your name on a utility bill? Can you steal someone's utility bill and vote as if you were them? Do they check the validity of document used, or do they just show it and allow them to vote and go on to the next person in line?

  • HODGES SAID HE WAS MISLED BY CBS

    09/10/2004 10:01:37 PM PDT · 418 of 480
    just mimi to longshadow

    This is, to me, a ridiculous premise. For Dan Rather to pull a stunt that puts his credibility and the credibility of CBS on the line just to be able to trick us all in the end to prove a point that would benefit one political party over the other seems more than a little counterproductive.

  • Ohio Muslims, Arabs growing anxious in post - 9/11 U.S.

    09/03/2004 6:42:26 PM PDT · 79 of 201
    just mimi to 4.1O dana super trac pak

    "And if the mystery is nothing more than a perceived -- as opposed to real -- threat, it appears justified for Arab Americans during the post-9/11 era of fear."

    Did I read this right?

    The perceived threat of being watched is justified in the post-9/11 era of fear?

    Oh, no, it just appears justified. (What does that mean?)

    Wouldn't it be fair to say that the perceived threat of being attacked again by islamic terrorists with the help and financial support of their known and unknown (hidden) sympathizers living in the USA appears to be justified in the post-9/11 era of fear?

  • A U.N. grab for Internet control? (Proposal expected at global summit in Geneva)

    12/03/2003 2:22:28 AM PST · 44 of 51
    just mimi to Destructor
    I was thinking along the same lines. They are getting the discussion started. They will patiently wait for a socialist globalist to become president of the US. They won't have to steal anything and they will certainly laugh at how easily we give it away to them.
  • Rush Back Monday

    11/13/2003 2:04:44 AM PST · 81 of 85
    just mimi to ex-snook
    Hard to imagine Rush has had sufficient time to make mental recovery. In which case, he is still addicted to whatever 'made him do it'. He needs to readjust his life to regain credibility. He will need both halves of his brain now.

    The way I heard it announced during his show was that Rush has successfully completed the first phase of his recovery. He's aware that he's in for a 'long hard slog' and I believe he has the strength of character to beat this as well as it can be beaten.
  • House panel hears case of emaciated N.J. boys

    11/07/2003 3:13:17 AM PST · 3 of 3
    just mimi to MNLDS
    The Jacksons always have said the boys' low weights were because of eating disorders, and the 19-year-old has been removed from several schools because of bizarre eating behaviors, Mr. Thomas testified.

    If eating paint chips and insulation because you are being starved at home is bizarre eating behavior, I'd say this testimony works more against the parents than for them.
  • Migrants could get benefits sooner

    10/29/2003 6:48:28 AM PST · 5 of 22
    just mimi to FITZ
    This has happened in cases in which an undocumented immigrant uses a relative's Social Security card to obtain work and then gets some of his wages deducted for Social Security purposes.

    In one case, a Mexican man who used his father's Social Security number for nine years in the 1970s claimed after becoming a legal resident in 1989 that he was owed benefits. He began collecting benefits in 1999.

    And a Mexican woman who worked illegally under an invalid Social Security number for six years in the 1990s later petitioned for credit. She began receiving disability benefits in 1999.


    Aside from the illegality of their immigration status when paying social security taxes which apparently doesn't matter when attempting to collect benefits, isn't using someone else's social security number some type of fraud?

    I might have to stop reading this crap or I will go completely insane.
  • Rapist escapes state facility - 'Model' inmate was in transition house

    10/14/2003 4:57:01 AM PDT · 9 of 15
    just mimi to gunnedah
    Still, he cautioned that McIntyre should be considered dangerous.

    But it's a tragedy that he wasn't already released?
  • Congress Looks to Grant Legal Status to Immigrants; expect Judiciary to approve the bill this week

    10/13/2003 11:05:26 AM PDT · 6 of 39
    just mimi to KantianBurke
    Eighteen-year-old Yuliana Huicochea moved to the United States at age 4, but now faces deportation because immigration officials stopped her on a school trip to a science fair.

    Yeah, that's why.
  • Monkey Think, Monkey Do Study May Help Paralyzed (mind control of robotic arms)

    10/13/2003 5:15:58 AM PDT · 8 of 15
    just mimi to FairOpinion
    This is so cool. It better come with some type of override though. Thinking of slapping someone and actually doing it are two different things, even if they really deserve to be slapped. :)
  • Rush Limbaugh: Open Line Friday [Confirms Some Aspects of Drug Story, Checking In To Rehab]

    10/10/2003 1:37:14 PM PDT · 725 of 1,484
    just mimi to Dane
    This drug, Shep said is 5 times more addictive than heroin. We all know that many people that try heroin get hooked the first time. This highly addictive drug was apparently prescribed for Rush. It's sad and it could be any one of us.
  • Rush Limbaugh: Open Line Friday [Confirms Some Aspects of Drug Story, Checking In To Rehab]

    10/10/2003 12:17:06 PM PDT · 324 of 1,484
    just mimi to Monty22
    You can't BE a junkie if you can't get the drugs, and I doubt very highly he'll have access to such drugs in the future. What do I know, but more power to him. It can happen to the best of us, and Rush is proof of this.
  • Philip Morris pays damages to burned girl

    10/03/2003 5:40:03 AM PDT · 19 of 37
    just mimi to glory
    I know -- I keep buying things in those pressed together plastic packages. The ones they put CD players and other such stuff in. They get really really sharp even when you try to cut them open with scissors. The design is a finger amputation waiting to happen, and I am waiting for that lucky lucky day. I almost got twofer one day at the Food Lion. Somehow a rubbermaid 2 quart container fell off the top shelf in the aisle next to me. It BOUNCED from that aisle to mine and missed taking out my eye by oh -- a few cereal boxes. Wow honey, we almost won the lottery, too bad it missed. (/sarcasm and all that) Now that the sarcasm is off -- I do feel so bad for this little girl and I hope she isn't in too much pain.
  • Fox News: Probably No Charges Against Limbaugh!

    10/02/2003 8:35:34 PM PDT · 130 of 282
    just mimi to Alberta's Child
    and... she's protecting someone else. Anyone that makes a deal, like she has can be prosecuted if they lie or whatever, right? If she has to account for all the drugs she sold, she's not naming at least two other people maybe. Three or more if Rush is innocent.
  • California: ‘I Admired Hitler’

    10/02/2003 7:49:52 PM PDT · 126 of 220
    just mimi to Windcatcher
    Could have been directed by the photographer.
  • Political Intelligence: The agenda behind the kerfuffle over Joe Wilson's wife

    10/01/2003 3:30:21 AM PDT · 22 of 54
    just mimi to FRgal4u
    If GWB were able to jump ahead and immediately appoint an idependent investigation on this matter, the media will have a much harder time to spin the conspiracy theory.

    I was listening to clips of the dems speak out about this yesterday. I'm wondering, if this leak is going to end up being no big deal -- or if it's a leak that acutally came from a dem to cause a scandal... what is it that they would really love to see happen? It got me thinking about all the computer records and emails that would be open to the slow process of an investigation. Hmmm. It sounds to me like this is a fishing expedition. If they can get an independent counsel, they can look at everything and they are salivating at what else they can find to sound outraged about, to try to use as an imaginary scandal to bring down Bush.
  • Gitmo Translator arrested at Boston's Logan Airport

    09/30/2003 5:47:30 AM PDT · 45 of 177
    just mimi to OldFriend
    I saw that too. There are hundreds of these CDROMS out there somewhere and everywhere by now. Or more.
  • Texans Assail Repatriation Flights: Illegal Immigrants Being Returned From Arizona to Mexico

    09/30/2003 3:26:49 AM PDT · 3 of 13
    just mimi to sarcasm
    Didn't we already read just a few days ago that this program was ending? Seems to me like the dems want to take credit for something that was already in the works. And publicized as so. "Oh that program's ending? Let's come out and demand that it end then."
  • Legislature considering school book weight limits

    09/28/2003 1:55:28 PM PDT · 33 of 39
    just mimi to VOA
    I absolutely think that they should issue the books on cd. The companies could charge the same amount per cd as they do for each book. If this can't be done, then each desk should have a copy of the books for that class in it, with kids leaving their books at home throughout the school year.
  • Pres. Bush LIVE on tv now!

    09/27/2003 8:33:01 AM PDT · 33 of 82
    just mimi to OXENinFLA
    Is there a transcript ping list?
  • Former Priest Geoghan's Conviction Vacated Because of Death During Pending Appeal

    09/27/2003 7:15:44 AM PDT · 10 of 17
    just mimi to tiamat
    "...attorneys seek to have their convictions voided."

    This didn't happen without an attorney seeking to have it happen. I wouldn't be suprised to hear that it cost the taxpayers to have this filed and such. It's disgusting.
  • Appeals Court Smiles on 'Do Not Call' List

    09/27/2003 5:47:21 AM PDT · 77 of 186
    just mimi to Mrs Mark
    You pay to be connected to a network where anyone can call your number. Now someone calls your number and you are cheesed. Why? Because you pay to have your phone hooked up to a network where anyone can call your number and someone does?

    Where in the contract with my phone company does it state that I agree to accept phone calls from people that I don't want to talk to? Where does it say that I acknowledge that anyone can call me at my home any time even if I make it clear to them that I do not want to be called by them?

    That SOMEONE that is calling is usually a computer. The operator gets connected to my line AFTER a call is connected. I pay for my phone line. I pay for an unlisted number. I pay for the phone company to block calls from people that choose to hide their identity. The telemarketers have subverted this by showing the city they are calling from. So, their calls get through and I get interrupted as I have to get up from what I am doing to check the caller ID to see who is calling.

    Many people have paid for a zapper that the telemarketing companies subverted, so these people had to pay for the superzapper, which I think the telemarketing companies also subverted.

    How many times do we have to say that we don't want these types of calls before OUR rights are recognized?
  • Appeals Court Smiles on 'Do Not Call' List

    09/27/2003 5:22:23 AM PDT · 73 of 186
    just mimi to ATOMIC_PUNK
    I wonder if when this all washes out and the list is found to have been 'legal' on October 1 if the telemarketers that ignored the do not call list (continued to call people on October 1st as this article suggests) waiting for the outcome will be shocked to find notices of the huge fines they have incurred. Wouldn't a ruling that overrules the ruling that stopped the do not call list invalidate the previous ruling? I don't know, I'm just hoping.

    I would love to see that happen. "We didn't know." "We thought it was ok." wouldn't fly because they have lawyers looking at the legalities of this case very closely as evidenced by their lawsuit.

    I would love to hear Judge Andrew Napolitano or any other legal analyst mention this possibility (if it's a real one) so that the telemarketers are too scared to call on October 1, despite thier claim that it is legal to do so.
  • Sheep or pawns? Activists want 54,000 sheep killed and dumped into sea rather than sold for meat

    09/25/2003 8:37:57 AM PDT · 6 of 28
    just mimi to TN4Liberty
    tee hee
  • ACLU Sues to Force Secret Service to Permit Anti-Bush Protestors to Get Closer to the President

    09/24/2003 9:55:16 AM PDT · 46 of 186
    just mimi to freeeee
    Wow. That's pretty slick. What they are complaining about isn't what they are saying they are complaining about. As soon as someone (me) makes that observation, I am labeled as being for the opposite of all that is freedom! I was making an observation based on limited information (reading the article) and I added in my own biases against people that profess to be against the president but want to be closer to him.) In short, I was just griping. I'll give you the benefit of the doubt that your post is based on your own limited information and includes biases against people that give you an opening. So, we'll call it even. ;)
  • Recording industry withdraws suit; Mistaken identity raises questions on legal strategy (Oops!)

    09/24/2003 9:36:07 AM PDT · 6 of 27
    just mimi to mhking
    Evan Cox, a partner with Covington & Burling in San Francisco who is not involved with the case, said the error most likely happened in one of two ways: Either Comcast matched the wrong customer with the IP address, or the recording industry requested information about the wrong IP address, which is usually more than nine digits.

    Or..... somebody forged their IP address and was using this woman's IP address. Or...
  • Blast Hits Iraqi Cinema, Causes Several Casualties

    09/24/2003 9:29:49 AM PDT · 11 of 14
    just mimi to Brian S
    Police said a witness had told them the movie theater was showing a pornographic film

    Right.
  • Federal court rules against FTC no-call list

    09/24/2003 9:27:26 AM PDT · 58 of 324
    just mimi to just mimi
    Can they be taken to task by the gov't for misusing this list?