December 19, 2014



Federal Judge Finds Obama Amnesty Unconstitutional

December 17, 2014
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A federal judge Tuesday ruled parts of President Obama’s deportation amnesty to be unconstitutional, with a scathing memo dismantling the White House’s legal reasoning and arguing that Mr. Obama tried to steal Congress’ lawmaking powers. The ruling doesn’t invalidate the policy immediately because it was part of a case over a single illegal immigrant’s deportation, […]

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Teen marijuana use falls as more states legalize

December 17, 2014
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Teen alcohol and drug use — including marijuana use — was down across the board in 2014. That’s the big take-home from the 2014 Monitoring the Future study by the University of Michigan and the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, which was released Tuesday morning. The MTF is an annual survey of 40,000 8th-graders, 10th-graders and […]

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Video: How Air Cargo Deregulation Paved the Way for Innovations like Amazon and eBay

December 17, 2014
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Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University Kenneth Button shares the story of how air cargo deregulation in the 1970s paved the way for low-cost, reliable overnight shipping, which in turn allowed for groundbreaking new e-commerce businesses like Amazon and eBay. These innovations enable everyone to get their presents on time for the holidays […]

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Supreme Court Says Ignorance Of The Law Is An Excuse — If You’re A Cop

December 17, 2014
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CREDIT: SHUTTERSTOCK There is one simple concept that law students learn in their very first weeks of criminal law class: Ignorance of the law is no excuse. This principle means that when an individual violates the law, it doesn’t matter whether or not they knew what the law said. If it’s a crime, and they […]

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Officer on leave after tweets threaten protesters

December 17, 2014
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Officer Phil White of the San Jose Police Department teaches a “Choices and Consequences” class for 5th grade students at Christopher Elementary School in San Jose, Calif. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California police department put one of its officers on leave Monday and is investigating threatening comments from his Twitter account about demonstrators […]

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Silk Road Judge: I Won’t Reveal Witnesses Because Ulbricht Could Have Them Killed

December 17, 2014
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When alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht’s trial begins in less than a month, he’ll face charges of narcotics conspiracy, money laundering, and computer fraud—not murder. But the specter of violence is creeping into Ulbricht’s trial nonetheless. The prosecution and judge in his case have now refused to let him know which witnesses will be […]

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Cleveland Police Union Chief Gives Most Surreal Interview Ever

December 17, 2014
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He defends the shooting of a 12-year old, and ends with some advice for everyone if they want to live another day. This has to be the most surreal interview ever aired on Chris Hayes’ show. Guest host Ari Melber interviewed Jeffrey Follmer, head of the police union for Cleveland police. While I understand that […]

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Cops scan social media to help assess your ‘threat rating’

December 17, 2014
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A national spotlight is now focused on aggressive law enforcement tactics and the justice system. Today’s professional police forces — where officers in even one-stoplight towns might have body armor and mine-resistant vehicles — already raise concerns. Yet new data-mining technologies can now provide police with vast amounts of surveillance information and could radically increase […]

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Shock Video: Police Prepare For ‘War’ With Gun Owners, Preppers And Constitutionalists

December 16, 2014
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The Spokane Valley Police Department is facing protests over a viral video in which a Sheriff’s Deputy defended the use of an MRAP armored vehicle by saying it was needed to deal with the threat posed by “constitutionalists”. The video, exclusively obtained by Infowars.com, prompted thousands of comments and a 9 minute video response from […]

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Texas weighs allowing open carry of handguns

December 16, 2014
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Long depicted as the rootin’-tootin’ capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns. That could change in 2015, with the Republican-dominated Legislature and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott expected to push for expanded gun rights. “If open carry is […]

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