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  • Commandments advocate indicted

    08/10/2006 7:34:26 AM PDT · by SmithL · 6 replies · 394+ views
    AP ^ | 8/10/6
    DAYTON, Tenn. — June Griffin, an advocate of Ten Commandments displays, the Bill of Rights and a frequent political candidate, was indicted on civil rights, Records show Griffin, most recently an unsuccessful GOP congressional candidate, was charged Monday with civil rights intimidation, harassment, theft of property valued at less than $500 and vandalism. An arraignment was set for Friday. Griffin said in a telephone interview that she took the flag because public officials refused to act on her requests to restrict displays of flags to "only American flags in this county because of all the confusion that has come in...
  • Man dies in scuffle with security guards

    08/23/2005 10:47:25 AM PDT · by JamesP81 · 245 replies · 2,885+ views
    The Cleveland Advocate ^ | 08/10/2005 | Jamie Nash
    A Cleveland man died last Sunday after a scuffle with security guards at the Walmart Super Center located at 6626 FM1960 in Atascocita. According to witnesses, Stacy Driver ran out of the store and was pursued by Walmart loss prevention employees. A short time later, Driver was dead, and the Walmart employees were trying to explain the last moments of his life to police. Charles Portz said he was getting out of his car when he saw a heavy blonde haired man being chased by five people who appeared to be security or store employees. He said he saw them...
  • Copyright is Copyright is Copyright

    01/05/2005 6:52:34 PM PST · by quidnunc · 132 replies · 2,807+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | January 3, 2005 | Edwin Meese III [Knight-Ridder Tribune]
    If John Adams and James Madison were alive today, they surely would marvel at how swiftly information can be exchanged via the Internet. But they also would be alarmed, I believe, to see ordinary citizens using this extraordinary technology in growing numbers to shoplift copyrighted intellectual property. The Founders possessed, after all, a keen understanding of the threat this type of theft poses to a free society. Property rights are not a novel concept. After some deliberation, our constitutional Framers signaled how important it was to protect intellectual property by instilling the concept in our nation's charter in Article 1,...
  • Florida: Illegal alien's injury lawsuit could spark investigation

    02/17/2004 7:56:09 AM PST · by george wythe · 55 replies · 833+ views
    In a case that could bolster a long-running federal grand jury probe into Northeast Florida's construction industry, an undocumented Mexican worker permanently paralyzed on a job site is filing suit today in Jacksonville against homebuilding giant D.R. Horton. Jorge Gomez, 23, was injured Nov. 11 when a large beam fell on him and broke his neck at a D.R. Horton site in a Julington Creek subdivision, according to the lawsuit. The accident left him a quadriplegic. As an illegal alien, Gomez has no workers compensation insurance and has run up $500,000 in medical bills at Jacksonville's Memorial Hospital, which continues...