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  • Judge: Christian Opposition to Same Sex Unions is Wrong

    01/13/2012 11:56:33 AM PST · by Nachum · 34 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 1/13/12 | Todd Starnes
    A New Jersey Judge has ruled that a Christian organization engaged in wrongdoing and violated the state’s discrimination laws when it prevented a gay couple from holding a civil union ceremony on its property. (snip) Administrative Law Judge Solomon Metzger made the ruling Thursday in a case involving the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association. In 2007 the group stopped a lesbian couple from using its boardwalk pavilion. “Respondent opposes same-sex unions as a matter of religious belief, and in 2007 found itself on the wrong side of recent changes in the law,” Judge Metzger wrote in his ruling.
  • Judge denies anti-Semitism claims against UC Berkeley

    12/27/2011 11:06:46 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12/27/11 | ap
    BERKELEY, Calif. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley filed by two Jewish students who claimed the school fostered an atmosphere of anti-Semitism by not doing enough to curb harassment during pro-Palestinian protests that included mock checkpoints. Plaintiff Jessica Felber claimed in the lawsuit that a leader of a pro-Palestinian campus group rammed her with a shopping cart as she staged a counterprotest to “Apartheid Week,” an annual event that compares Israel’s policies to the institutionalized racism of South Africa’s former white government. Ms. Felber, who graduated last year, and current undergraduate Brian...
  • NY judge: Iran, Taliban, al-Qaida liable for 9/11 (Biden disagrees?)

    12/25/2011 1:46:34 AM PST · by Libloather · 4 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/22/11
    NY judge: Iran, Taliban, al-Qaida liable for 9/11AP – Thu, Dec 22, 2011 NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has signed a default judgment finding Iran, the Taliban and al-Qaida liable in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Judge George Daniels in Manhattan signed the judgment Thursday, a week after hearing testimony in the 10-year-old case. The signed ruling, which he promised last week, came in a $100 billion lawsuit brought by family members of victims of the attacks. He directed a magistrate judge to preside over remaining issues, including fixing compensatory and punitive damages. Daniels signed findings of fact...
  • Judge Strikes Key Provisions of South Carolina Immigration Law

    12/22/2011 11:42:55 AM PST · by ColdOne · 80 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 12./22/11 | AP
    A federal judge on Thursday blocked three key provisions of South Carolina's controversial law cracking down on illegal immigration. U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel granted the federal government's request for an injunction against the law that's set to take effect Jan. 1. The ruling applies to portions that require law officers to check the status of anyone they stop for something else and suspect is in the country illegally. Gergel also halted the implementation of sections pertaining to the transportation of illegal immigrants and immigrant registration cards. Gergel has denied the state's request that he suspend all court hearings
  • Judge rejects lawsuit over DOJ politicized hiring (during Bush administration)

    12/19/2011 6:59:03 AM PST · by Libloather · 4 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 12/16/11 | Bill Mears
    <p>A federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit alleging conservative political ideology drove a prestigious, selective Justice Department hiring program during the administration of President George W. Bush.</p> <p>The ruling Thursday was a setback for three lawyers rejected for the Honors Program that funneled promising young lawyers into government jobs. They had sued alleging misconduct by Bush political appointees who did the hiring, and violations of the Privacy Act.</p>
  • Newt Gingrich Tackles The Court System

    12/19/2011 5:55:04 AM PST · by Starman417 · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-19-11 | Curt
    Newt Gingrich has proposed many solutions to the ever growing power of our courts. Power that has surpassed the other two branches of government: Kelly: You have proposed a plan to subpoena judges to testify before Congress about controversial decisions that they make. In certain cases, you advocate impeaching judges or abolishing courts altogether. Two conservative former attorneys general have criticized your plan, saying it alters the checks and balances of the three branches of government. And they used words like “dangerous,” “outrageous,” and “totally irresponsible.” Are they wrong? Gingrich: Well, the first half is right. It alters the...
  • Senate GOP Vows Golden Rule on Judges(Halligan vote)

    12/09/2011 7:50:03 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 8 December, 2011 | Humberto Sanchez
    Senate Republicans have high hopes of reclaiming the majority and possibly the White House next year, and that’s precisely why they say this week’s filibuster of D.C. Circuit Court nominee Caitlin Halligan is not a harbinger of a freeze on President Barack Obama’s judicial nominations. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) believes the golden rule applies in politics as much as it does in morality. “‘Do unto others as you would have them do unto you’ was a good rule a long time ago, and I think it applies today,” Graham said. “I just think we ought to run the place assuming...
  • Federal judge: Montana blogger is not journalist

    12/07/2011 6:47:34 PM PST · by Nachum · 48 replies
    ap ^ | 12/7/11 | JEFF BARNARD
    A federal judge in Oregon has ruled that a Montana woman sued for defamation was not a journalist when she posted online that an Oregon lawyer acted criminally during a bankruptcy case, a decision with implications for bloggers around the country. Crystal L. Cox, a blogger from Eureka, Mont., was sued for defamation by attorney Kevin Padrick when she posted online that he was a thug and a thief during the handling of bankruptcy proceedings by him and Obsidian Finance Group LLC. U.S. District Judge Marco Hernandez found last week that as a blogger, Cox was not a journalist and...
  • Sandusky's lawyer expects more charges (possible jail time. New out-of-county judge named)

    11/22/2011 3:08:39 PM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 11/22/11
    Sandusky's lawyer expects more chargesUpdated Nov 22, 2011 2:53 PM ET The preliminary hearing of accused child molester Jerry Sandusky was pushed back Tuesday, while his attorney expressed concern about possible new charges and jail time for the former Penn State assistant coach. Sandusky, who is charged in a 40-count indictment of sexually assaulting eight boys over a period of 15 years, will appear in court Dec. 13. The 67-year-old former Penn State defensive coordinator was initially scheduled to appear before a judge Nov. 9, but that was moved to Dec. 7 earlier this month. News of the delay came...
  • No Confidence in Our Judiciary

    11/18/2011 3:28:29 PM PST · by originalbuckeye · 10 replies
    11/18/11 | originalbuckeye
    1. There is no confidence in our judiciary when a Supreme Court Justice does not bother to recuse herself when she had direct involvement in the issue before the court.
  • Second Mile chairman gave money to judge who arraigned Sandusky

    11/18/2011 11:28:20 AM PST · by Colofornian · 57 replies
    Robert Poole, chairman of the state board of directors for The Second Mile, contributed about $2,400 to the campaign of Magisterial District Judge Leslie Dutchcot in 2007, according to Dutchcot’s campaign finance reports. Dutchcot arraigned Jerry Sandusky and set the $100,000 unsecured bail, after the Attorney General’s Office asked for a higher, cash bail and electronic monitoring. Criticism has arisen that Dutchcot had a conflict of interest with The Second Mile, as a volunteer and donor for the organization Dutchcot. She has not commented on that issue, saying previously that a judge is not allowed to comment on pending cases....
  • Montco Rep. Vereb asks judge to look into Sandusky's bail setting (judge is Second Mile donor)

    11/15/2011 10:41:43 AM PST · by Libloather · 3 replies
    Delco Times ^ | 11/15/11 | JENNY DeHUFF
    Montco Rep. Vereb asks judge to look into Sandusky's bail settingBy JENNY DeHUFF Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 HARRISBURG — If what is alleged is true, the judge who arraigned Jerry Sandusky on $100,000 unsecured bail also had ties to his charity organization, in the form of being a hefty donor, volunteer and gala attendee, among other things. That is the claim State Rep. Mike Vereb, R-150th of Montgomery County, is making against District Justice Leslie Dutchcot, who, by some sources, gave Sandusky a mere slap on the wrist when she arraigned him last week. He pays nothing unless he...
  • Judge who gave Jerry Sandusky bail after Penn State sex abuse scandal is Second Mile volunteer

    11/13/2011 6:49:40 PM PST · by GreaterSwiss · 44 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/13/2011 | Kevin Armstrong
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The judge who ruled former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky be freed on $100,000 unsecured bail after being charged with 40 counts of sexual abuse against children is a volunteer for The Second Mile, the charity Sandusky founded. The state Attorney General's Office requested $500,000 bail and an electronic leg monitor for Sandusky, but District Judge Leslie Dutchcot, active in several volunteer roles, ordered Sandusky, a State College resident, to have no contact with children. He will not have to pay any money unless he fails to appear for court. Dutchot also serves as counsel...
  • Former Oklahoma judge will lose most of pension [penis pump judge]

    11/12/2011 8:50:51 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 37 replies
    NewsOK ^ | October 25, 2011 | MICHAEL MCNUTT
    A former Creek County judge convicted of exposing himself by using a sexual device while on the bench will lose his judicial retirement pay, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. -snip- Thompson served about 20 months in prison after being found guilty in 2006 of four felony counts for his use of a penis pump while presiding over trials.
  • Video of South Texas Judge beating daughter sparks outrage, investigations

    11/02/2011 3:29:56 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 68 replies
    Star Telegram ^ | 11/2/2011 | Star Telegram
    Video Linky Here
  • U.S. judge dismisses Arizona claims against feds on immigration law

    10/23/2011 7:09:59 AM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies
    KAJ 18 ^ | 10/22/11
    U.S. judge dismisses Arizona claims against feds on immigration lawPosted: Oct 22, 2011 11:23 PM by CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- A judge on Friday ruled against Arizona, dismissing its claims "in their entirety" against the federal government over its enforcement of immigration laws. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton is an apparent blow to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and her allies. They pushed a controversial law known as SB 1070 through the state legislature, which allows, among other measures, local police officers to check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws.
  • APNewsBreak: [AZ Gov Jan] Brewer's case against feds dismissed

    10/21/2011 5:13:13 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 31 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Friday, October 21, 2011 7:27 PM EDT | JACQUES BILLEAUD
    PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge Friday dismissed Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's lawsuit that accused the Obama administration of failing to enforce immigration laws or maintain control of her state's border with Mexico. The dismissal by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton comes in a counter-lawsuit filed by Brewer as part of the Justice Department's challenge to Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law. The Republican governor was seeking a court order that would require the federal government to take extra steps, such as more border fencing, to protect Arizona until the border is controlled. Bolton said Brewer's claim that Washington has failed...
  • Judge denies bid by government for Solyndra trustee

    10/17/2011 9:52:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/18/11 | Jim McElhatton
    Wilmington, Del. - Customer contracts figure prominently in the FBI’s criminal investigation of solar panel maker Solyndra LLC, which went bankrupt despite receipt of more than a half-billion dollars in federal loans, according to testimony on Monday. A top company official testified in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware that the FBI’s search warrant affidavit specifically sought information about company contracts. (Snip) His refusal, government lawyers argued, proved that a trustee should be appointed to take over the company. But U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Mary F. Walrath refused, saying there was no indication of any fraud or mismanagement at the company.
  • Helena shooting victim had just filed for divorce, sought protection from wife

    10/15/2011 7:26:24 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 24 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 14, 2011
    HELENA - A Helena man who was shot to death Thursday morning was denied an order of protection last month and filed for divorce two days before his estranged wife was charged with killing him. The Independent Record reports 48-year-old Joseph Andrew Gable asked District Judge Dorothy McCarter for a temporary order of protection from Michelle Coller Gable on Sept. 20, alleging she was stalking him.
  • Manhattan Judge Spares the CIA

    10/06/2011 1:42:23 PM PDT · by Immerito
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 6, 2011 | By Terin Tashi Miller
    The Central Intelligence Agency has avoided a potential showdown with a Manhattan federal judge. Judge Alvin Hellerstein (pictured) yesterday declined to find the CIA in contempt for destroying videotapes of its interrogations of Sept. 11 detainees, concluding that it would serve no beneficial purpose to penalize the agency, according to this AP report. Hellerstein also noted in his ruling that the CIA has put in place new procedures to prevent such destruction from happening again.
  • JUDGE: AMERICANS DON’T HAVE RIGHT TO DRINK COW MILK

    10/06/2011 1:38:02 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 38 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | 10/06/2011 | Todd Starnes
    However, the judge would not rule that the plaintiffs have any Constitutional rights to own a dairy cow, consume milk from their own cow, board a cow at the farm of another farmer, or produce and consume the foods of their choice.
  • Judge Judy - The Face Of Your Tax Dollars

    09/13/2011 8:15:07 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 6 replies · 5+ views
    Duane Brooks, Jr freely admits to scamming the government and tax payers by receiving money for rent but then keeping it for himself, on top of receiving aid for school, and living assistance too.
  • Judge's order reversed

    08/31/2011 1:58:44 PM PDT · by Justice21 · 3 replies
    Fort Worth Star-telegram ^ | 8/31/2011 | Bill Hanna
    A Dallas federal judge found no basis Monday for U.S. District Judge John McBryde to issue sanctions against a Florida man, his Fort Worth attorney and two other lawyers after the Fort Worth judge accused them of "unethical behavior." U.S. District Judge David Hittner also dismissed the case against Fort Worth attorney Joseph Cleveland, Newark, N.J., lawyer Melvin Silverman, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., attorney S. Tracy Long and their client John "Jack" Gillig of Pompano Beach, Fla. Hittner's ruling appears to be the last step in an unusual case that began in January when McBryde sanctioned the attorneys and their client...
  • Federal judge blocks Ala. illegal immigration law

    08/29/2011 12:27:09 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 352 replies
    AP ^ | August 29, 2011
    A federal judge temporarily blocked enforcement of Alabama's new law cracking down on illegal immigration, ruling Monday that she needed more time to decide whether the law opposed by the Obama administration, church leaders and immigrant-rights groups is constitutional. The brief order by U.S. District Judge Sharon L. Blackburn means the law won't take effect as scheduled on Thursday. The ruling was cheered by opponents who have compared the law to old Jim Crow-era statutes against racial integration. But Blackburn didn't address whether the law is constitutional, and she could still let all or parts of the law take effect...
  • Judge Nealon admits 'lapse of ethical judgment'

    08/18/2011 6:49:54 PM PDT · by Born Conservative · 9 replies
    The Times-Tribune (Scranton PA) ^ | 8/18/2011 | BORYS KRAWCZENIUK
    Lackawanna County Judge Terrence R. Nealon admitted Wednesday to committing "a lapse of ethical judgment" seven years ago by privately advising local Democrats on how to oppose a county voting plan in a case over which he was asked to rule. Judge Nealon, a lifelong Democrat, admitted his lapse after being shown a copy of an email he sent to prominent Democrats on how to oppose the plan. The email was obtained from a confidential source by The Times-Tribune, and the judge confirmed he wrote it. Read Judge Terrence R. Nealon's email HERE (.pdf) Judge Nealon had been a contender...
  • NJ Governor Christie Hates Public Unions, But Loves Islamic Ones

    08/08/2011 12:33:58 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8/9/11 | William Sullivan
    Just a few years ago, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security sought to deport a radical imam named Mohammed Qatanani, who operates a mosque in New Jersey's Passaic County, which has the second largest Muslim population in America. This imam is an admitted member of terrorist organization Hamas, a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood, and a supporter of charities that provide funds to the families of suicide bombers. Yet Chris Christie and other New Jersey politicians came to the imam's defense, suggesting that the imam is a "constructive force," and for their efforts, this imam remains in New...
  • Judge Judy - Here's Who You Support With Taxes (video)

    07/31/2011 10:32:41 AM PDT · by all the best · 46 replies
    youtube ^ | July 19, 2011
    Judge Judy Quizzes ‘Moron’ to Whom Taxpayers Have Given $70,000 ...so far. But the narcissistic, taxpayer-funded third-year college student wants to keep the party going. Clearly the "rich" have to pay more so this "musician" can continue his life of indulgence, ripoff, and squalor. Watch it quick, it won't last long.
  • Judge blocks Kan. law defunding Planned Parenthood

    08/01/2011 12:09:43 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 1, 2011 | ROXANA HEGEMAN
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A federal judge ruled Monday that Planned Parenthood would likely succeed in overturning a new Kansas law that would deny the group access to federal family planning funding, saying he believes the law is unconstitutional and was intended to punish Planned Parenthood for advocating for abortion rights.
  • Judge Says BP Can't See White House Emails on Gulf Oil Spill

    07/20/2011 4:47:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    CNS News ^ | 7/20/11 | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal magistrate refused Wednesday to order the White House to provide BP PLC with emails by a former top adviser to President Barack Obama about the administration's response to last summer's massive Gulf oil spill. A lawyer for the oil giant had argued that emails by Carol Browner, Obama's former adviser on energy and climate matters, and three other officials in the Executive Office of the President could shed light on the White House's role in estimating the rate of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from the company's blown-out well. But U.S. Magistrate...
  • WATCH: Woman in Kentucky attacks judge after being sentenced to 10 days in prison

    07/16/2011 6:17:34 AM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 7/15/11 | Nina Mandell
    WATCH: Woman in Kentucky attacks judge after being sentenced to 10 days in prisonBy Nina Mandell DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Friday, July 15th 2011, 1:13 PM A Kentucky woman accused of domestic violence had serious objections with a judge's sentence early this week, attacking the jurist after getting jail time. Wayne County Family Court video shows Melissa Harvick arguing with Judge Jennifer Upchurch Edwards before being sentenced to 10 days in prison for contempt of court. As soon as Edwards said, "You go now," Harvick lost it. She leaps over the bench and tries to choke Edwards, who remains, surprisingly,...
  • Judge Napolitano’s Open Letter to John Boehner: A Common Sense Guide to What Needs to Be Done

    07/15/2011 8:25:30 AM PDT · by izzatzo · 32 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 07/15/2011 | Judge Napolitano
    In an impassioned plea to Speaker John Boehner, Judge Andrew Napolitano outlines what needs to be done to help resolve the fiscal crisis faced by America.
  • Does trial by Jury still work?

    07/12/2011 10:06:07 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 35 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | 7/11/11 | Mainestategop
    I've meant to write about this for sometime but the recent verdict with Casey Anthony was what brought me into writing it. This incident is disgusting and shows that the jury trial, which was considered an important right and cornerstone in our nation's founding HAS been undermined. It shows how far we have drifted from our Christian values and the philosophical values of our godly founders who gave us this great nation. My view of why this happened can be summed up by Rush Limbaugh who pointed to the so called pro-choice movement that advocates legal murder for babies... "You...
  • NY Judge Gives Ground Zero Mosquestrosity the Nod: Last Legal Challenge Removed, Protest Rally

    07/11/2011 7:15:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 7/11/11 | Pamela Geller
    Judge Rules Ex-Firefighter Cannot Sue Over Mosque NY Times A Manhattan judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a former New York City firefighter who is trying to stop the construction of an Islamic community center in Lower Manhattan. The former firefighter, Timothy Brown, sought to overturn a decision by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission to deny landmark status for a 150-year-old building on Park Place that would be demolished to make way for the center. [..] In a decision issued on Friday, Justice Paul G. Feinman of State Supreme Court in Manhattan wrote that Mr. Brown was “an...
  • FBI Official to Federal Judge: OKC Bombing Videotapes ‘Might Have Been Misfiled

    07/02/2011 10:52:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 50 replies
    Big Government ^ | Bob McCarty
    In a response filed yesterday to a federal judge’s order May 11, an FBI official offered no denials about the existence of video images captured by more than 20 surveillance cameras operating prior to 9:02 a.m. on April 19, 1995, in the vicinity of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City. Instead, he explained that officials at the bureau merely cannot find the tapes and raised the possibility that they “might have been misfiled and thus could be located somewhere other than in the OKBOMB file (though it would be impossible to know where).”
  • Judge backs scientists on polar bears

    06/30/2011 9:59:34 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 30, 2011 | DINA CAPPIELLO
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is upholding a decision by government scientists that global warming is threatening the polar bear's survival. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Thursday ruled that a May 2008 decision to place the bear on the endangered species list as threatened because of melting sea ice was rational based on science.
  • Only Democrat on Ala. Supreme Court to resign

    06/29/2011 9:48:33 AM PDT · by camerongood210 · 16 replies
    WSFA.com ^ | Jun 29, 2011 9:20 AM CDT | Desmond Wingard
    MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb announced in a news conference Wednesday morning that she will resign her position in August. She is the only Democrat on the Alabama Supreme Court. "After tremendous amount of time and prayer and God's guidance to what is in the best interest of the Alabama Court System," Cobb said, " I have decided to step down." She cited the partisan way judges are selected and funding problems in her announcement. [Read Justice Cobb's official statement (.pdf)] With Cobb's departure, there will be only one statewide level Democrat holding...
  • Minnesota Cage Match, Cont'd

    06/24/2011 5:46:40 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 2 replies
    True North ^ | 6-23-11 | scott johnson
    Those trying to understand the issues involved might find the following summary offered by a friend to be of use. The total budget proposed by the legislature for the next biennium is approximately $34.2 billion. This is up from $32.3 billion currently spent. $34.2 billion is the amount generated by the current tax system based on forecasted economic growth, plus money carried over from the biennium that ends June 30. The Republican budget thus lives within our means. It requires no new money even though it is able to spend 6 percent more than before.
  • Judge Orders man to Apologize for Crime 100 Times on Twitter

    06/20/2011 7:40:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Tecca ^ | Mike Wehner
    A social activist in Malaysia attempting to shine a spotlight on a magazine publisher that allegedly mistreated an employee has been reprimanded in a most unusual way. In punishment for Fahmi Fadzil's offenses, which include defaming Blu Inc. Media, a judge has sentenced him to apologize to the company 100 times on Twitter. The charge initially stemmed from a claim Fadzil made that a female friend of his was being mistreated by the employer, which he posted on Twitter a few days earlier. The tweets, which Fadzil has 3 days to complete, read as follows: "I've DEFAMED Blu Inc Media...
  • Judge Reverses Decision; Will Now Allow James O’Keefe To Attend Conservative Conference

    06/07/2011 3:26:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    big government ^ | 6/7/11 | Rick Amato
    A federal judge has reversed course and will now not restrict James O’Keefe from traveling to attend a conservative conference in California he told me on the radio recently in a story that has garnered national attention. “Rick I will give you the breaking news story”, he said. “I will be joining you in California on June 10th for the Eagle Forum Conference. I have a very good lawyer named Michael Maddigan. The judge has granted my request for work purposes. My mission is a good mission (referring to his non-profit called Project Veritas). There’s a lot of people we’re...
  • Jaycee Dugard reveals kidnappers said she was 'help for a sex problem'

    06/03/2011 12:20:34 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3:49 PM on 3rd June 2011 | By Mark Duell
    Phillip Garrido used a Taser gun to subdue kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard and threatened to stun her again if she tried to escape. The shocking new detail was revealed by El Dorado County Superior Judge Douglas Phimister as he imposed the maximum possible sentence on 60-year-old Phillip Garrido, calling his treatment of Dugard evil and reprehensible. The judge said: 'Basically what you did was you took a human being and turned them into a chattel, a piece of furniture, to be used by you at your whim. 'You reinvented slavery, that's what you did.'
  • 73-year-old man guns down 5 in southwest Arizona, kills self

    06/02/2011 3:58:17 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 45 replies · 1+ views
    .cnn.com ^ | 6/2/2011 | CNN
    A 73-year-old man shot dead five people around Yuma, Arizona, before turning a gun on himself, police said. Another victim was flown about 180 miles northeast to a Phoenix-area hospital after being seriously injured, Yuma Police Sgt. Clint Norred said in a joint press release with the Yuma County Sheriff's Office. According to Yuma police, an "elderly male" went into a business in the city limits and shot an adult male. Police Chief Jerry Geier later identified this victim as Jerrold Shelley, a local attorney. The four others were killed in greater Yuma County, where the other person was injured,...
  • Judge (Sumi) voids controversial Wisconsin union law

    05/26/2011 9:02:54 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/26/11 | Jeff Mayers
    MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) - A Wisconsin judge on Thursday voided a controversial Republican-backed law restricting the collective bargaining rights of public sector unions. Dane County Judge Maryann Sumi said Republican lawmakers violated the state's open meetings law in rushing the legislation through during massive protests at the state Capitol earlier this year. The Wisconsin proposal, championed by Republican Governor Scott Walker, eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public sector unions and requires them to pay more for pensions and health coverage. The law has been on hold pending the legal challenge. Mike Tate, chairman of the state's Democratic Party which...
  • (DFU YOUTUBE) PAUL POTTS SINGS - JoAnne Kloppenburg

    05/25/2011 8:32:29 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 15 replies
    youtube ^ | 5-2011 | dfu
    ENJOY THE MOCKING OF JOANNE KLOPPENBURG This is one election the RATS were unable to steal.
  • Judge, Jury, Economist. The influence of Economist John Kenneth Galbraith is fading.

    05/24/2011 6:41:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies · 1+ views
    National Review ^ | 05/24/2011 | Kevin Williamson
    A wicked joke attributed to George Stigler goes: “All great economists are tall — the only exceptions are Milton Friedman and John Kenneth Galbraith.” The diminutive Friedman grows ever larger. The NBA-sized Galbraith is a fading figure: He is survived by his trademark phrase, “the conventional wisdom,” and some remember that there was a book called The Affluent Society, others that he served as ambassador to India and as the butt of many jokes made by the founder of this magazine. William F. Buckley Jr. was mistaken to have described him as “the most influential U.S. intellectual of the...
  • Obama pick for bench blocked by GOP

    05/19/2011 4:35:03 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 15 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | May 19, 2011
    Democrats needed 60 votes to end the blocking tactics and give Liu an up-or-down vote. The vote to end the filibuster fell short of that, at 52-43. Republicans argued that Liu is a liberal ideologue who would bring his views with him to the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals
  • Judge Protects Muslim Jew-haters, Issues Gag Order

    05/15/2011 12:00:23 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 5/14/11 | Pamela Geller
    I hope that Americans are getting as sick of the "special treatment" Islamic supremacists get as I am. They shut those of us up who expose their agenda and use the courts to protect their incitement to violence and oppression. California Judge Peter Wilson has issued a gag order in the case of the twelve Muslim Jew-haters who were arrested for their Nazi-like intimidation and thuggery at a lecture at UC Irvine where Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren came to talk about U.S.-Israel relations. Oren was interrupted 10 times while trying to give his speech before 500 people at the UCI...
  • Obama Appoints Gun-Grabber John McConnell as a District Judge

    05/13/2011 5:00:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    outdoorlife.com ^ | 12 May, 2011 | John Haughey
    President Obama is now 20 for 20 in 2011 district court judicial appointments following the May 4 Senate confirmation of John McConnell -- an avowed opponent of the Second Amendment -- to the U.S. District Court in Rhode Island. The Senate voted 50-44 to confirm McConnell to the bench after a 63-33 tally ended a filibuster orchestrated by GOP leaders. Three previous attempts to confirm McConnell, a Providence trial lawyer, in the Senate failed. McConnell received the lowest American Bar Association rating of any Obama judicial nominee. Despite 25 years of litigation experience, he was not considered well qualified by...
  • Judge Doesn't Block Indiana Law De-funding Planned Parenthood

    05/11/2011 10:54:30 AM PDT · by julieee · 9 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | May 11, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Judge Doesn't Block Indiana Law De-funding Planned Parenthood Indianapolis, IN -- A federal judge has declined a request by the Planned Parenthood abortion business to issue a temporary restraining order blocking a new state law Governor Mitch Daniels signed that yanks its taxpayer funding. http://www.lifenews.com/2011/05/11/judge-doesnt-block-new-law-de-funding-planned-parenthood/
  • Judge tells paedophile he is 'gayer than a sweet-smelling jockstrap'

    05/10/2011 1:06:11 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Last updated at 8:10 PM on 10th May 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    A judge has sentenced a child molester to seven years in prison, telling him he is 'gayer than a sweet-smelling jockstrap'. 71-year-old former school bus driver Delton Gorges insisted that he was heterosexual in official reports, despite the allegation that he had abused young boys. But in controversial comments while sentencing the man, Wisconsin judge Philip Kirk told Gorges there was as much likelihood of him being straight as the judge having worn a prom dress that year
  • Family Defenders Insulted, Homosexual Activist Confirmed to Mass. High Court

    05/10/2011 5:21:49 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 13 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 05/15/2011 | Gina Miller
    The Soviet Union is history, but the ways of it are alive and well right here in America. I’m talking about the diseased scourge of political correctness, which is nothing more than speech fascism. The relentless assault continues on the freedom of Christians to express their beliefs and speak out against the radical homosexual agenda that infects our society, and has largely succeeded in capturing the sympathy and even the lives of many of the young people in our country through years of public school, media and entertainment indoctrination. Mass Resistance reports that last Wednesday, the Massachusetts Governor’s Council voted...