Florida House and Senate budget leaders have awarded Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw $1 million for a new violence prevention unit aimed at preventing tragedies like those in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora, Colo., from occurring on his turf.Read more »
US Supreme Court clarifies the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) waives the government's sovereign immunity from tort suits, but excepts from that waiver certain intentional torts in case of Millbrook v United States.Read more »
Now, Democratic lawmakers in Olympia, Wash. last week introduced legislation that would allow county sheriffs to inspect the homes of semi-automatic rifle owners once a year. Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat describes the move as “Orwellian.”
I work with a "conservative" reserve deputy sheriff, he says that he would inspect home if the sheriff instructed him to, because it is, after all, the law. I asked him if he remembered much about the stamp act. He just looked at me with utter confusion.Read more »
Hacktivist group Anonymous took control of the U.S. Sentencing Commission website Friday, January 25 in a new campaign called "Operation Last Resort." It appears that via the U.S. government website, Anonymous had distributed encrypted government files and left a statement on the website that de-encryption keys would be publicly released (thus releasing the as-yet unknown information held on the stolen files) if the U.S. government did not comply with Anonymous' ultimatum demands for legal reform.Read more »
I really don’t want to make peevishness my theme for this newsletter. But I can’t help feeling both peevish and cynically amused at the huffing and puffing about “lines in the sand” by self-labeled “patriot” types in response to the latest gun-control threats.Read more »
Fresno State student is disciplined for questioning racist poem published in school newspaper. He video tapes his questioning of school officials.Read more »
The National Guard was prepared to quell civil unrest if riots broke out following the election. Who knows how truthful this report is but it's not beyond possible.Read more »
For Mark Edge.
I would like to be interviewed on your program in regard to my group Family Court Dads.
My name is Gary Treistman, and I am a Family Court advocate for fathers, and a critic of the so-called Child Protective Services.
In particular my daughter was taken away from me by CPS workers for the crimes of feeding her Chicken McNuggets, bringing her to McDonalds, measuring her height and weight.
I have a federal lawsuit pending.
Ademo's story is getting out! Check out Ian's quotes and learn about the plans for upcoming protests. Please like, tweet, retweet and share it with your network to help raise awareness for the cause.Read more »
An Orthodox Jew who was weeks away from becoming a New York City police officer said he has been kicked out of the police academy for refusing to trim his beard.
Former recruit Fishel Litzman of Monsey was fired Friday after multiple confrontations with the department over the length of his whiskers, he told the Daily News.
Litzman is Hasidic and believes that cutting his beard is forbidden by God.Read more »
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