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May 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from HUFFINGTON POST: A Manhattan man raised his pinky to his lips and sued New York City, a bakery, two local hospitals, Kmart and a "Latina" dog owner for two undecillion dollars -- more than all the money on planet Earth. Anton Purisima, 62, filed the hand-scrawled lawsuit last month against those entities and pretty ...

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May 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Sports Illustrated: SI.com has learned that Clippers owner Donald Sterling has hired prominent antitrust litigator Maxwell Blecher, who has written a letter to NBA executive vice president and general counsel Rick Buchanan threatening to sue the NBA. The letter, sources tell SI.com, claims that Sterling has done nothing wrong and that "no punishment ...

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May 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota judge formally sentenced a man to death for killing a woman as part of what he said was a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama. The hearing Tuesday formalized the unanimous vote of a jury to sentence 44-year-old James McVay to death. McVay would have been sentenced to ...

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May 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Bloomberg: Arkansas became the 22nd U.S. state where gay marriage was deemed lawful when a court there threw out a ban on same-sex unions. State court Judge Christopher Charles Piazza in Little Rock invalidated Arkansas’ prohibition, citing a 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision that ruled a ban on interracial marriage was similarly unlawful to ...

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May 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Loveland Reporter-Herald: The last time Sara Warren saw her personal handgun was in the ambulance after an accident on March 28. The police have refused to give the firearm back to her. The Loveland resident was taken to the Poudre Valley Hospital where her personal firearm was turned over to Fort Collins Police ...

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May 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Judge Boggs Excerpted from The Hill: Black House Democrats say they are stunned by next week's scheduled Senate hearing on a controversial judge nominated by President Obama for the federal bench. Many liberals, notably members of the Congressional Black Caucus, have been up-in-arms over Obama's nomination of Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Michael Boggs, whose previous record ...

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May 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The attorneys general of 22 states have filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn New York’s SAFE Act, claiming the law is unconstitutional. Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange filed the brief in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as part of the lawsuit NYSRPA v. Cuomo, which ...

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May 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Watchdog.org: The "John Doe" investigation into conservatives is dead. At least for now. In a monumental victory for targeted conservatives in the secret Wisconsin investigation, Judge Rudolph Randa on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction to stop the politically charged probe, ruling in favor of conservative activist Eric O'Keefe, his Wisconsin Club for Growth ...

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May 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Sevier Excerpted from YJN: A man asked a judge to force a city to allow him to legally marry his porn filled laptop computer. Chris Sevier, 37, a U.S. Army veteran and former lawyer of Utah, claimed that he fell in love with his Apple MacBook. On court documents, he wrote the he “prefers having sex with the ...

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Apr 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WND: A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court means the federal government now has an open door to “detain as a threat to national security anyone viewed as a troublemaker,” critics of the high court’s ruling said. The high court by its own order this week refused to review an appellate-level decision that says ...

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Apr 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: The U.S. Supreme Court bolstered the Obama administration’s environmental agenda, upholding a rule designed to curb emissions from coal-fired power plants in 28 states. The justices voted 6-2 to overturn a lower court decision on regulation that targets air pollution that crosses state lines; the court said the rule was within the ...

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Apr 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

MILWAUKEE – A federal judge in Milwaukee struck down Wisconsin's voter identification law Tuesday, saying a requirement that voters show a state-issued photo ID at the polls imposes an unfair burden on poor and minority voters. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman sided with opponents of the law, who argued that low-income and minority voters aren't ...

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Apr 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: New York Rep. Michael Grimm was indicted Monday on 20 counts of fraud and other charges relating to a Manhattan restaurant he owned and operated, accused by federal prosecutors of evading the IRS and making over $1 million in revenue "disappear." The Republican congressman, who is a former FBI agent, pleaded ...

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Apr 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A state judge has struck down Arkansas' voter ID law, saying it illegally adds a requirement that voters must meet before casting a ballot. In a decision Thursday, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox declared the 2013 law void and unenforceable. Early voting forn the 2014 primary opens in 10 days. Fox was ...

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Apr 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The FBI is being accused of using the no-fly list to "punish and retaliate" against Muslims who refused to sign up as federal informants. The allegations were contained in an amended lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in New York. Four Muslim men living in the U.S. accused the government of ...

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Apr 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning. The former intelligence analyst is serving a 35-year prison sentence for passing classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. Manning ...

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Apr 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Associated Press - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions. The justices said in a 6-2 ruling that Michigan voters had the right to change their state constitution to prohibit public colleges and universities from taking account of race in admissions decisions. The justices ...

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Apr 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NATIONAL REVIEW: Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens supports gutting the Second Amendment in order to remove any limit on government infringements on the right of self-defense. In his new book Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution, Stevens — who generally favored maximum government power during his 35-year tenure ...

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Apr 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Knoxville, Tenn. (CBS DC) – Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a crowd of law school students that if taxes in the U.S. become too high then people “should revolt.” Speaking at the University of Tennessee College of Law on Tuesday, the longest-serving justice currently on the bench was asked by a student about the constitutionality ...

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections. Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who ...

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Apr 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A New York judge has dismissed a challenge to the state's stricter guns laws, saying that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers did nothing unconstitutional when quickly passing the NY Safe Act early last year. The ruling, handed down on Thursday by state Supreme Court Judge Thomas McNamara, also says Robert Schulz and his ...

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Apr 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Florida Sun Sentinel: The judge did a double-take and there were giggles aplenty in bond court Wednesday when a bailiff announced the name of a man arrested for drug possession: Edward Cocaine. "What?" uttered a stunned County Judge John "Jay" Hurley. "My last name is Cocaine," proudly stated the man at the podium. His ...

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Apr 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNN) -- A federal judge ruled Wednesday that North Dakota's abortion law, considered one of the most restrictive in the nation, is unconstitutional. The law banned most abortions after six weeks, when a fetal heartbeat can be first detected. "The North Dakota strict ban on abortions at the time when a 'heartbeat' has been detected -- essentially ...

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