Archive for March 2014

Yes, it is confusing.

Police arrest repeat drug offenders out on bail By Wendy Johnson on Mar 28, 2014 at 11:15 a.m. New drug charges were filed in separate cases last week against two men who recently posted bail for previous drug offenses. Jerry Kong Vang, 35, of Fridley, Minn., was arrested along with two others last Wednesday for possession of methamphetamine. […]

So, this is the kid thats here illegally, right? Let the ambulance chase begin.

Exchange student injured in car crash files suit against Cloquet hospital, doctor By John Lundy on Mar 29, 2014 at 4:34 p.m. A Pakistani exchange student who went into a coma following a Nov. 13 traffic accident near Cloquet is suing the doctor who initially treated him and the hospital where the treatment took place. A lawsuit filed […]

Unbelievable. Lawyering up at its finest. Not that many years ago, this would have been handled way, way differently.

Scannell seeks dismissal of indictment By Tom Olsen on Mar 27, 2014 at 9:36 p.m. The lawyer for embattled Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a grand jury indictment charging the small county’s top prosecutor with two counts of criminal sexual conduct regarding his involvement with a teenage girl. Joe Tamburino argued that […]

They say the memory is the first thing to go..

Dirty Harry lying about what he was lying about..

Another hypocrite with a D after their name…and a politician no less.

CA DEMOCRAT’S ALLEGED ARMS TRAFFICKING SCHEME LINKED TO ISLAMIST REBELS by JOEL B. POLLAK 26 Mar 2014  The 137-page, FBI-sworn affidavit against California State Sen. Leland Yee, a Democrat who is also running for Secretary of State, and over two dozen other individuals reads like a crime thriller. Beyond the widely reported stories of alleged wire fraud, money laundering, […]

I’m surprised she didn’t get awarded more. Were the school officials disciplined? Doubtful.

Minnesota teen wins settlement after school takes Facebook password Published March 27, 2014 UNDATED: In this photo provided by Sandra Stratton is her daughter Riley Stratton. (AP/COURTESY SANDRA STRATTON) A Minnesota school district has agreed to pay $70,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed school officials violated a student’s constitutional rights by viewing her Facebook […]

Regardless of your personal view of abortion, this should make you sick..if it doesn’t, there’s something seriously wrong with you.

ABORTED BABIES ‘BURNED TO HEAT NHS HOSPITALS’ by NICK HALLETT 24 Mar 2014  The bodies of at least 15,500 unborn babies have been incinerated over the past two years, with some of them used to generate power to heat NHS hospitals, a new investigation has revealed. The report for Channel 4‘s ‘Dispatches’ programme, which airs tonight, also found […]

What a tragic tale. Horrific. Yet another reason to reinstitute mental hospitals and the death penalty.

North Dakota woman accused of starving son to death By Amy Dalrymple Today at 11:13 a.m.MINOT, N.D. – A North Dakota woman is charged with murder in the death of her 13-year-old son, who weighed 21 pounds when he died in January of starvation, court records say. Jessica Lee Jensen, 35, of Kenmare, N.D., made her first court […]

Cato scholar proves spending more on public schools is fruitless.

Academic Performance and Spending over the Past 40 Years Long-term trends in academic performance and spending are valuable tools for evaluating past education policies and informing current ones. But such data have been scarce at the state level, where the most important education policy decisions are made. In a new study, Cato scholar Andrew J. Coulson examines state […]

Call your legislators and encourage them to pass HF 2553 and HF 2558.

From, bold and italics are added. Push back against police spying continues By Josh Peterson  /   March 25, 2014  /     By Josh Peterson | A  number of state legislatures and courts are checking in on law enforcement spy games. LEAVE ME ALONE: Concerns about domestic surveillance programs resulted in a House vote […]