Thursday November 27, 2014

Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

Michael Brown’s mother says son “would never do anything to anybody”

Michael Brown’s parents are expressing their frustration after Officer Darren Wilson spoke out about the shooting of their son. “I know my son far too well. He would never do anything like that. He would never provoke anyone to do anything to him and he would never do anything to anybody,” his mother said. The convenience store clerk that Brown robbed and assaulted minutes before the shooting probably has a different view.  More…

Street Name Of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson’s Home Address Revealed By New York Times

In a New York Times story published in advance of the announcement that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for the shooting death of Michael Brown, New York Times reporters Julie Bosman and Campbell Robertson included the street name of Wilson’s home address, prompting some to ask, “Should these two New York Times ‘reporters’ be arrested?”  More…

Obama amnesty: Obamacare gives firms $3,000 incentive to hire illegals over American workers

Under the president’s new amnesty plan for up to 5 million illegal immigrants, businesses will have a $3,000-per-employee incentive to hire illegal immigrants over native-born workers because of a quirk of Obamacare. Under the Affordable Care Act, businesses who hire them won’t have to pay a penalty for not providing them health coverage — making them $3,000 more attractive than a similar native-born worker, whom the business by law would have to cover.  More…

Michael Brown’s Stepfather Urged Protesters To “Burn This Bitch Down” After Grand Jury Announcement

Michael Brown’s stepfather last night repeatedly urged protesters to “Burn this bitch down” after a prosecutor announced that no criminal charges would be filed against the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who killed the unarmed teenager. Louis Head, an ex-con who is married to Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden, was with McSpadden outside the Ferguson Police Department headquarters Monday evening.  More…

350-Pound Thief On Motorized Scooter Caught Sitting On Stolen Walmart Steaks

A 350-pound Walmart shopper was arrested yesterday after he was found sitting atop five stolen rib eye steaks in the seat of a motorized scooter that he was riding around the South Carolina store.  More…

He found the Jonathan Gruber videos — and no media outlet would call him back

The man who changed the ObamaCare debate isn’t ready to talk. “I really want to stay out of the limelight,” said Rich Weinstein, a Philadelphia investment adviser. The man who found Jonathan Gruber saying the health care law was deceptively designed and its passage depended on the stupidity of the American public said he did it because he was frustrated that his insurance policy was canceled, and his premiums wound up doubling.  More…

Charles Manson granted marriage license

Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who left her Midwestern home and spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him. Afton Elaine Burton, the raven-haired bride-to-be, said she loves the man convicted in the notorious murders of seven people, including pregnant actress Sharon Tate.  More…

Federal drug agents launch surprise inspections of NFL teams following games

Federal drug agents conducted surprise inspections of National Football League team medical staffs on Sunday as part of an ongoing investigation into prescription drug abuse in the league. The inspections were based on the suspicion that NFL teams dispense drugs illegally to keep players on the field in violation of the Controlled Substances Act.  More…

Students Terrified as Police Officers Draw Guns During Unannounced ‘Active Shooter Drill’ At Elementary School

Students, teachers and parents were taken by surprise after an “active shooter drill” brought the Winter Haven middle school into lockdown as armed police officers burst into classrooms with their weapons drawn.  More…

Gov. Beebe to pardon son over marijuana conviction

Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said Wednesday he plans to pardon his son’s felony marijuana conviction, arguing he deserves the same second chance as hundreds of other nonviolent offenders.  More…

White House says Gruber’s wrong, attacks GOP

The White House is denouncing comments from key Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber that a lack of transparency and the stupidity of voters passed ObamaCare and is instead pointing a finger at Republicans. “The fact of the matter is, the writing and passing of the Affordable Care Act has been extraordinarily transparent.” This despite Nancy Pelosi telling Congress “We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.”  More…

Pregnant panhandler caught driving off in Mercedes

A woman in San Diego says she saw a pregnant woman begging for money later drive off in a Mercedes Benz. She stands outside local shopping centers every weekend with her son, sometimes with her husband, too, begging for money and apparently getting a lot of it, enough to afford a Mercedes.  More…