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Dec 10, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from PJ TATLER: Obama now has his 7-4 majority on the DC Circuit Court, the court that hears challenges to his executive actions. Today the US Senate confirmed Patricia Millett by a vote of 56-38. Millett is but the first of several appointees that Obama plans to move forward. In the ...

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Dec 10, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

FoxNews.com reporter Jana Winter, right, and her attorneys won a victory when the New York Court of Appeals threw out a subpoena requiring her to go to Colorado and reveal sources for an exclusive story or face jail.. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski) Excerpted from FOX NEWS: New York's top court today spared FoxNews.com reporter Jana Winter ...

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Dec 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

SAN DIEGO — When he was mayor of San Diego, Bob Filner waited to be alone with women to kiss, grope and manhandle them without any witnesses, according to a probation officer's report released after he was sentenced Monday to home confinement. Filner, 71, apologized and told the judge he would try to earn the trust ...

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Dec 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from MIRROR ONLINE: Adebolajo said he believed he would be shot dead by police and hoped that he would be accepted as a martyr. Asked why he ran at the firearms officers, he said: “I wanted Allah to love me. I wanted Allah to laugh at me, so I ran towards him. “It is forbidden for ...

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Dec 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

DENVER (AP/CBS4) – A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said Friday. The order from administrative law judge Robert N. Spencer said Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver discriminated against a couple “because of their sexual orientation by ...

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Dec 6, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: Michael Adebolajo, one of the men accused of gruesomely hacking to death British Fusilier Lee Rigby in May, said in a police interview that he and co-accused Michael Adebowale didn’t seek out Rigby because of a personal vendetta, but because he was “the soldier that was spotted first.” He also said the ...

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Dec 3, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BOSTON GLOBE: A federal immigration judge today allowed President Obama’s uncle, Onyango “Omar” Obama to remain in the United States, following a hearing in which the name of the president was invoked by the 69-year-old Kenyan who has been living here for some 50 years. US Immigration Judge Leonard I. Shapiro issued his ruling ...

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Dec 3, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from HeathWatch: The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday re-filed a lawsuit contesting the controversial birth control mandate under ObamaCare. The school said it believed the requirement that it provide its employees birth control as part of their insurance coverage impinged on its religious beliefs, and that efforts by the Obama administration to find a ...

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Nov 29, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 29, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

DENVER (AP) – A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Colorado sheriffs suing the state over new firearm restrictions don’t have standing to proceed with the case as a group, but the legal battle is far from over. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger in Denver doesn’t stop the lawsuit because 21 other plaintiffs ...

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Nov 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

So buy your own birth control.

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Nov 26, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from RegWatch: The Supreme Court will hear a case arguing that private businesses should not be required to offer their employees health insurance that covers contraception, the court announced on Tuesday. The case centers on a controversial measure of the Affordable Care Act that business owners say violates their right to religious freedom by forcing ...

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Nov 22, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

CALDWELL — A Kuna man is facing a felony rape charge after a woman told deputies he sexually assaulted her Saturday. The woman said she left a dance club in Caldwell early Saturday morning with a group of people she did not know, including 20-year-old Leonardo Medina-Rodriguez. Medina-Rodriguez and the woman went to a home on McDermott ...

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Nov 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from TribLIVE: Faith doesn't stop at the church doors, so a government regulation severing a church and its affiliated service organizations is likely illegal, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab said the Pittsburgh and Erie Roman Catholic Dioceses are likely to prevail on their challenge of the preventive services mandate ...

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Nov 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Related: DHS Raids D.C. Investigative Journalist’s Home, Seizes Confidential Files Excerpted from THE WASHINGTON TIMES: The Washington Times and one of its former journalists on Thursday sued the Homeland Security Department, accusing federal agents of illegally seizing the newspaper’s reporting materials during the execution of a search warrant in an unrelated case. In a motion ...

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Nov 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON POST: The partisan battles that have paralyzed Washington in recent years took a historic turn on Thursday, when Senate Democrats eliminated filibusters for most presidential nominations, severely curtailing the political leverage of the Republican minority in the Senate and assuring an escalation of partisan warfare. The rule change means federal judge nominees and ...

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Nov 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: On May 23rd, 2005, then Senator Hillary Clinton argued that if President Bush could not earn 60 votes for his nominees then he should rethink whom he is nominating: HILLARY CLINTON: “So this President has come to the majority here in the Senate and basically said, change the rules, do it the ...

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Nov 21, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The federal agency charged with screening employees for security clearance offered hints about how to cut corners, and its lax policies could have led to the clearance the Navy Yard shooter needed to access the base, the House’s top investigator said. Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the Oversight ...

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Nov 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: DEVELOPING: The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to block controversial Texas abortion restrictions that have been called some of the strictest in the country. The court by a 5-4 vote denied a request by Planned Parenthood to block a ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which allows key parts of ...

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Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE HILL: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Tuesday that he is looking at reforming Senate rules to prevent Republicans from filibustering President Obama’s judicial nominees. “I’m at the point where we need to do something to allow government to function,” Reid said when asked if he would consider using the so-called nuclear ...

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Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A prosecutor says George Zimmerman's girlfriend claims he choked her about a week ago but she didn't report it to police at the time. The prosecutor told a judge about the allegation during a first appearance Tuesday on domestic violence-related charges of aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief. The judge set George Zimmerman's ...

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Nov 18, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from POLITICO: A federal judge has refused Attorney General Eric Holder's request that he be allowed to proceed now with an appeal in a case where the House of Representatives is seeking to enforce subpoenas for documents related to the controversial Operation Fast and Furious gun investigation. In a ruling Monday afternoon, U.S. District Court ...

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