Archive for March 2015

“Stings a bit”? I think the sentence sucks….a lot.

OUR VIEW: Justice served – or swerved? By Wendy Johnson Pine Journal  Today at 9:29 a.m. On many levels, it’s a relief to have the case of former Carlton County Transfer Station employee Joanne Wappes all wrapped up. For the sake of the county, the patrons of the Transfer Station, and the friends and family of Ms. Wappes, it […]

A bit different than the “sentencing” you see around here, isn’t it?

Cloquet woman sentenced in South Dakota By Forum News Service on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:23 p.m. A Cloquet woman was sentenced Friday to three years in prison in connection with an attempted robbery of an Alexandria, S.D., gas station. Alissa Linnay Wakefield, 19, pleaded no contest in December to conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery. Wakefield drew a […]

I don’t think the words “probation”, “police chase”, and “gunfire” should be used together at sentencing while letting another dirtbag walk.

Duluth man receives probation for police chase that ended with gunfire By Tom Olsen on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:57 p.m. A Duluth man will serve three years of probation for a high-speed police chase that ended with a state trooper opening fire on the man’s vehicle. Jared Steven Haske, 43, was sentenced Monday in State District Court […]

The drunk in Chief? Perhaps…

March 30, 2015 Is a stressed out Obama turning to drink? By Thomas Lifson When the news broke Saturday from the White House press pool report accompanying President Obama on his golf outing in the midst of world crisis, I filed it away for possible future developments:  On a sunny and beautiful, if chilly morning, the president left […]

Party on, screw the subjects.

Obama trip: 39th holiday, 222nd golf outing, $843,508 airfare, 3 beers BY PAUL BEDARD | MARCH 28, 2015 | 1:24 PM   AP Photo Party! The Golfer In Chief is in Florida this weekend for his 222nd round as president. President Obama left Andrews about 9:30 a.m. Saturday for the two hour flight from Joint Base Andrews to […]

You don’t suppose this has anything to do with his latest visa scandal, do you?

Senate Democratic Leader Reid announces retirement Published March 27, 2015 March 17, 2015: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill. (AP) Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will retire at the end of his term, closing a long and controversial career in Congress that spanned four decades. […]

Yet another pertler plea agreement.

Cloquet woman sentenced for shooting estranged husband By Tom Olsen Today at 5:33 p.m.   A Cloquet woman finally has received her sentence for shooting her estranged husband — nearly two years after she pleaded guilty. Marie Margaret Majerle, 38, was sentenced Thursday to 9¾ years in prison, a term she agreed to when she pleaded guilty to […]

Sadly, our Congress will likely use this video to fund personal drivers for all members of Congress. Wouldn’t surprise me one little bit.

DC delegate’s bad parking job becomes viral sensation Published March 26, 2015   Call it the parking job seen ’round the web. A video has gone viral of D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton executing an objectively poor parking job — even by Washington standards. The incident, and video, were first reported by Roll Call. A […]

Sort of gives new meaning to the term “plus benefits”.

Meanwhile in Colombia: DEA agents attend ‘sex parties’ BY KELLY COHEN | MARCH 26, 2015 | 11:00 AM   Ten DEA agents admitted to attending the “sex parties” with prostitutes hired by drug cartels in… Drug Enforcement Administration agents weren’t always hard at work in Colombia — rather, they were enjoying “sex parties.” Ten DEA agents admitted to […]

Assclown flashbacks.

Do these morons really think there won’t be a record of their stupid statements?