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  • Washington & Wall Street: Too Big to Fail and the Detroit Bankruptcy

    12/30/2013 2:49:03 PM PST · by george76 · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Dec 2013 | Christopher Whalen
    the bogey man known as “systemic risk” to gain advantage over the other creditors . ... In order for the OTC casino to work, the derivatives contracts had to be given special priority in bankruptcy. Speculative derivative instruments such as credit default swaps (CDS), which caused the failure and government bailout of American International Group, could never exist in significant size were in not for the safe harbor from bankruptcy for derivatives created by Congress in the 1980s and 1990s. Members of Congress from both parties were paid very well for their treachery. ... The intellectual author of the “systemic...
  • MILLER: D.C. cover-up after abusing veteran

    06/15/2012 4:43:54 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 14 June, 2012 | Emily Miller
    Army 1st Sgt. Matthew Corrigan learned the hard way that the District of Columbia doesn’t believe it has to abide by the Constitution like the 50 states do. For nearly 40 years, the nation’s capital completely ignored the Second Amendment. (This is the final part of a four-part series. Click here to read part one.) On Feb. 3, 2010, the Metropolitan Police Department also didn’t give much thought to the Fourth Amendment right of Americans to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures. The department’s SWAT team blew through due process and into the home of Sgt. Corrigan without a...
  • MILLER: ‘Lost’ in the D.C. jail

    06/14/2012 4:22:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 13 June, 2012 | Emily Miller
    The D.C. government’s refusal to recognize the full meaning of the Second Amendment has serious consequences for those who put their lives on the line to uphold the Constitution. First Sgt. Matthew Corrigan fought insurgents in Iraq with weapons provided by the U.S. Army, but the nation’s capital threw him in jail for two weeks because he had failed to register three personal guns and some ammunition. The District found the guns after a Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) SWAT team raided Sgt. Corrigan’s home on Feb. 3, 2010. He was arrested without charges, according to court papers, and taken first...
  • MILLER: Cover up in D.C.'s arrest of Iraq vet

    06/12/2012 11:12:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11 June, 2012 | Emily Miller
    Army 1st Sergeant Matthew Corrigan learned the hard way that the District of Columbia doesn’t believe it has to abide by the U.S. Constitution like the 50 states do. The city ignores the Fourth Amendment right of Americans to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures. If police can’t be bothered to obtain a search warrant, officers have no problem busting open your front door and taking your property. Most of all, Washington officials do not abide by the full meaning and spirit of the Second Amendment. The District believes it alone can bestow the right to keep arms on...
  • MILLER: Breaking doors and the Constitution(DC)

    06/13/2012 4:40:27 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 12 June, 2012 | Emily Miller
    While Army 1st Sgt. Matthew Corrigan slept inside his Northwest Washington home, Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) response teams were gathering outside. Dozens of SWAT and explosive-ordnance-disposal officers spent hours preparing a full-scale invasion of the residence in the middle of the snowstorm of the century. It was not an operation to protect the public from a terrorist or to stop a crime in progress. It was to rouse a sleeping man over a secondhand report that he might have an unregistered gun. It all started a bit before midnight on Feb. 2, 2010. Sgt. Corrigan had called the National Veterans...
  • MILLER: Iraq vet brutalized over guns in D.C.

    05/25/2012 5:44:35 AM PDT · by marktwain · 39 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 23 May, 2012 | Emily Miller
    The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) seems to have it out for our military. The department is using the city’s pointless firearm registration mandate to harass, arrest and jail servicemen. Army 1st Sergeant Matt Corrigan was woken in the middle of the night, forced out of his home, arrested, had his home ransacked, had his guns seized and was thrown in jail -- where he was lost in the prison system for two weeks -- all because the District refuses to recognize the meaning of the Second Amendment. This week, the city dropped all charges against Sgt. Corrigan, but the damage...
  • Peter Corrigan upgraded to "Contender" against Kucinich!

    10/22/2010 10:50:50 AM PDT · by Pessimist · 1 replies · 1+ views
    Email ^ | 10/22/2010 | NRCC
    NRCC UPGRADES THE RACE TO "CONTENDER" STATUS Peter Corrigan Advances to ‘Contender’ Status Ohio Candidate Continues to Advance in ‘Young Gun’ Program Washington- The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has officially announced that Peter Corrigan (OH-10) has advanced to “Contender” status, a significant step in the progression of its Young Guns program. Founded in the 2007-2008 election cycle by Reps. Eric Cantor (R-VA), Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Young Guns program is a member-driven organization dedicated to electing open-seat and challenger candidates nationwide. Corrigan is challenging seven-term incumbent Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) in Ohio’s 10th Congressional District this...
  • Has Ohio's 10th Congressional District seen enough of Kucinich yet? [Denis d'Menace reamed well]

    10/21/2010 7:06:51 AM PDT · by 4FreeSpeach · 13 replies
    The Plain Dealer ^ | 10/21/2010 | Kevin O'Brien
    Could the voters produce a Republican sweep thorough enough to whisk away Dennis Kucinich? It's hard to imagine. It's harder yet to get one's hopes up. But a very credible Republican candidate is running against Cleveland's unrepresentative representative this year, and residents of the 10th Congressional District should be falling all over themselves to elect him. His name is Peter J. Corrigan. He's a businessman with expertise in the financial side of companies and -- of all things -- physics. In other words, he's not stupid.
  • Dennis Menaced? Is Kucinich in trouble?

    10/18/2010 8:15:11 AM PDT · by MichaelNewton · 94 replies · 2+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Oct 18, 2010 | WILLIAM KRISTOL
    THE WEEKLY STANDARD has obtained the results of a private poll conducted last night in Ohio-10, the Cleveland-area district held for seven terms by Democrat Dennis Kucinich. Kucinich has been widely viewed as safe—even though he fell short of 60 percent of the vote in 2008, and the district has a Cook PVI of only Dem +8. The poll (based on a small but respectable 319 person sample, with a margin of error of 5.6 percent, weighted to eliminate gender bias) shows Kucinich ahead of his opponent, Peter Corrigan, by only 4 percent. The profile of undecided voters suggests they...
  • Gaza flotilla: 2 dead, dozens injured in navy boarding

    05/30/2010 9:42:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 170 replies · 4,470+ views
    JPOST.com - JERUSALEM POST ^ | 05/31/2010 07:00 | By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV KATZ
    "Gaza flotilla: 2 dead, dozens injured in navy boarding." By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV KATZ 05/31/2010 07:00 SNIPPET: "Passengers tried to wrest weapons from soldiers, Army Radio reports; Turkish leadership in emergency meeting to discuss response to attack at sea. Passengers tried to grab weapons away from soldiers boarding the Gaza protest flotilla, starting the violence, Army Radio reported Tuesday morning, responding to accusations that Israeli commandos assaulted the ships guns blazing."
  • EPA In Corrigan To Hear Concerns About I-69 TTC

    10/25/2008 7:26:43 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies · 279+ views
    KTRE.com ^ | October 23, 2008 | Christel Phillips
    CORRIGAN, TX (KTRE)- A draft environmental impact statement prepared by TxDot is at the heart of the I-69 Trans Texas Corridor debate. Members of the Trinity Neches Sub-Regional Planning Committee want to send TxDot back to the drawing board. Bob Dickens, President of the Trinity Neches Sub-Regional Planning Committee says, "We don'think the law and regulations were followed and we do not think TxDot has taken into consideration the impact of the environment, our wildlife, our water districts, our cities, our school districts, and in essence, our way of life. That's why the Sub-Regional Planning Committee met with the Environmental...
  • Nobel peace laureate Corrigan injured in anti-fence protest [Sod off, silly cow]

    04/20/2007 11:43:21 AM PDT · by Alouette · 7 replies · 673+ views
    YNet ^ | Apr. 20, 2007 | Ali "Kill Jews for Peace" Waked
    Noble Peace Prize laureate Mairead Corrigan was treated for injury in leg sustained by rubber bullet Ali Waked Published: 04.20.07, 16:47 / Israel News Nobel Peace Prize Mairead Corrigan has been injured during confrontations between security forces and left-wing activists protesting the security fence route near Bilin, activists said. Corrigan, who won the prize in 1976 for her work in encouraging a peaceful solution to the Northern Ireland dispute, was hit in the leg by a rubber bullet and was transferred to a hospital for treatment. She was also said to have inhaled large quantities of teargas. Policemen and soldiers...
  • Live Thread - California General Election - 7 November 2006

    11/07/2006 7:06:48 AM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 406 replies · 10,738+ views
    Welcome to the live thread for the California Primary Election. Polls are open until 8pm tonight. If you are a registered voter, it is your duty to vote and defend your rights and civil liberties, protect your pocketbook, and vote the bums out where applicable. Feel free to discuss issues key to your local area that others may be interested in. Post your polling place experiences if you like. And post numbers as they come in later tonight.
  • CA Judicial Candidate Information

    10/13/2006 7:29:52 AM PDT · by newzjunkey · 49 replies · 18,596+ views
    Various ^ | Oct 13 2006 | Various
    I've opened this thread as a clearing house of information related to various judicial candidates in CA on the ballot for the Nov 2006 election. Feel free to add to it.
  • Corrigan sworn in to California Supreme Court

    01/04/2006 5:22:48 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 370+ views
    ap on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 1/4/06 | David Kravets - ap
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Appellate Judge Carol A. Corrigan, a former prosecutor, was sworn in Wednesday to the California Supreme Court after being confirmed to replace the most conservative justice on the state's highest court. Corrigan, 57, who sits on the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco, is a former trial judge and Alameda County prosecutor who was elevated to the appeals court in 1994 by former Republican Gov. Pete Wilson after changing her voter registration from Democrat to Republican. Corrigan, who graduated from Hastings College of the Law in 1975, was unanimously approved by the Commission on...
  • California nominee for top court praised

    12/31/2005 8:10:28 PM PST · by SmithL · 9 replies · 417+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/31/5 | Bob Egelko
    California Supreme Court candidate Carol Corrigan won high praise Friday from a State Bar commission and most lawyers, judges and others commenting on her nomination in advance of next week's confirmation hearing. Corrigan, 57, a state appeals court justice in San Francisco since 1994, was nominated by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Dec. 9 to succeed Justice Janice Rogers Brown. Brown resigned from the state's high court June 30 to become a federal appeals court judge in Washington, D.C. Corrigan, Schwarzenegger's first Supreme Court nominee, has been described by most legal commentators as a moderate Republican close to the ideological center of...
  • CA: State Bar vetting group gives high marks to Corrigan

    12/30/2005 6:50:12 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 320+ views
    ap on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 12/30/05 | David Kravets - ap
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A judicial vetting committee of the State Bar is ranking California Supreme Court nominee Justice Carol A. Corrigan with the second-highest rating the panel offers, according to documents released Friday. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger nominated Corrigan, a San Francisco appeals court justice, to the state's highest court Dec. 9 to fill the vacancy on the seven-member court created when Justice Janice Rogers Brown resigned to fill a federal judicial post in the District of Columbia. The Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, which consists largely of attorneys in various practices, told Schwarzenegger that, after reviewing her extensive record...
  • The Finest Court in the Nation : Hooray for Michigan justice

    10/13/2005 7:56:01 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 13 replies · 634+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | 10-13-05 | Patrick Wright
    The Finest Court in the Nation Hooray for Michigan justice. Among the people recently mentioned as potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees, Maura Corrigan and Robert Young were relatively unknown. But both are noteworthy representatives of what may be the finest court in the nation. For the past six years, the Michigan Supreme Court has been a leader in attempting to restore a proper balance between the judiciary, the legislature and the people. The bloc that constitutes the court's frequent majority--Justices Clifford Taylor, Stephen Markman, Corrigan, Young and, often, Elizabeth Weaver--has consistently refused to substitute its policy preferences for those of...
  • Maura Corrigan on short list for Supreme Court

    09/30/2005 7:10:26 PM PDT · by DallasMike · 19 replies · 706+ views
    Stingray: A Blog for Salty Christians ^ | Septermber 30, 2005 | Michael McCullough
    Maura Corrigan has again surfaced in the buzz as being on the short list to replace outgoing Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. U.S. News and World Report describes Corrigan as having "just what some Republicans are looking for: practical experience away from the bench and a firm commitment to judicial restraint." She graduated from Marygrove College in Detroit and then received her law degree cum laude from the University of Detroit Law School in 1973. Corrigan served as a law clerk for a year, then as an assisting prosecuting attorney for the state of, then worked for 10 years...
  • Leader of the dem lawyers says there's no fraud. Can someone please show this to the DUmmies?

    11/11/2004 8:13:38 AM PST · by MachineMan · 22 replies · 934+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | MachineMan
    ''No one would be more interested than me in finding out that we really won, but that ain't the case," said Jack Corrigan, a veteran Kerry adviser who led the Democrats' team of 3,600 attorneys who fanned out across the country on Election Day to address voting irregularities. ''I get why people are frustrated, but they did not steal this election," Corrigan said. ''There were a few problems here and there in the election. But unlike 2000, there is no doubt that they actually got more votes than we did, and they got them in the states that mattered." http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2004/11/10/internet_buzz_on_vote_fraud_is_dismissed/
  • Geoffrey Fieger says he will file complaint against four state Supreme Court justices

    07/28/2004 3:27:30 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 12 replies · 943+ views
    AP ^ | 7-28-04 | Bree Fowler
    Fieger says he will file complaint against four state Supreme Court justices By BREE FOWLER The Associated Press 7/28/2004, 4:52 p.m. ET SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Saying that four Michigan Supreme Court justices are determined to take away the people's right to sue, attorney Geoffrey Fieger announced Wednesday his intent to file a complaint with the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission against the justices. The complaint comes just days after a $21 million sexual harassment verdict Fieger won against DaimlerChrysler AG was overturned by the court. During a news conference held at his law offices in Southfield, Fieger accused state Supreme...
  • Conservative majority is altering court's methods (MI Supremes have twice the brains of SCOTUS)

    03/31/2004 8:42:18 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 9 replies · 341+ views
    Detroit Free Press ^ | 3-31-04 | Dawson Bell
    <p>Four justices who joined the Michigan Supreme Court since 1997 form a solid, conservative majority, a Free Press analysis of cases decided in 2002-03 shows.</p> <p>Chief Justice Maura Corrigan, and Justices Stephen Markman, Clifford Taylor and Robert Young Jr., all nominated by the Republican Party, formed the core of the majority opinion on almost every decision, the analysis found.</p>
  • SFSU Blog Burst: Collected Reports and Commentary

    05/31/2002 10:35:58 AM PDT · by katman · 4 replies · 252+ views
    Various Bloggers & Local Sources ^ | May 29, 2002 | Joe Katzman
    On May 7, we saw a blatant example of how far our campuses had fallen, courtesy of the near-riot at SFSU. While a pro-Palestinian crowd swarmed pro-Israel rally members, used physical violence, and shouted "Get out or we will kill you" and "Hitler did not finish the job," administration officials on the scene did nothing. For those who want a refresher, Glenn Reynolds of FoxNews.com has the details. Many bloggers have linked up with Winds of Change, commenting on new materials from locals who were involved and adding their own perspective on the SFSU situation. To get started, just head...