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Federal govt essentially attempting to force Washington Redskins to change name

Posted by: ST on June 18, 2014 at 12:51 pm » 4 Comments

It was only a matter of time: The Washington Redskins’ logo is disparaging and its trademark must be cancelled, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wrote in a ruling Wednesday. [READ THE RULING.] The Redskins will continue to be able to use the name, but the team will not have all the legal benefits afforded […]

 

SCOTUS: SBA List can sue Ohio over “False Statement Law”

Posted by: ST on June 16, 2014 at 11:55 am » 1 Comment

Via The Politico: The Supreme Court on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group, opening the door for a broad challenge against the government’s right to police falsehoods in political advertising. A unanimous Supreme Court agreed that Susan B. Anthony List had standing to sue over an Ohio false statements law, reversing two lower court decisions […]

 

CT Democrat lawmakers think retailers banning guns will curb store gun violence

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2014 at 6:32 pm » 2 Comments

Via The Hill: Connecticut lawmakers called on the nation’s largest retailers to support gun control reform measures by banning customers from carrying guns into their stores. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Rep. Elizabeth Esty sent a letter on Friday to the 10 largest retailers and the National Retail Federation asking them to help […]

 

QOTD: Cosmo doubles down on the fail in response to “icky” self-defense comment

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2014 at 9:08 pm » 2 Comments

In case you were thinking that Cosmopolitan magazine was going to dial it down a notch or two in the aftermath of the outrage and disbelief over comments one of their managers made in response to Miss USA’s remarks on self defense in the context of campus rapes, think again. Cosmo sex editor Anna Breslaw […]

 

California judge: Teacher tenure and layoff laws are unconstitutional

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2014 at 7:47 pm » 2 Comments

Huge news: Los Angeles (CNN) — A California judge ruled as unconstitutional Tuesday the state’s teacher tenure, dismissal and layoff laws, saying they keep bad teachers in the classroom and force out the good ones, the plaintiffs said. The ruling was hailed by the nation’s top education chief as bringing to California — and possibly the […]

 

“Feminists” have meltdown after #MissUSA advocates for self-defense

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2014 at 9:05 am » 8 Comments

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Former CLT Mayor Pat Cannon (D) to plead guilty to federal corruption charge

Posted by: ST on June 2, 2014 at 2:32 pm » Comments Off

Via The Charlotte Observer: Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that carries up to a 20-year prison sentence and a $250,000 fine. According to court documents released to the public early Monday, Cannon will appear in federal court at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge David […]

 

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Let’s videotape all gun sales in our city

Posted by: ST on May 28, 2014 at 8:21 pm » 4 Comments

When the stench of fascism is in the air, you know Chicago mayor and former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel can’t be too far away: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a proposal Wednesday that would require all gun sales in the city to be videotaped, as part of a plan to allow gun stores back in […]

 

Correcting preconceived notions about guns in the aftermath of the #UCSB murders

Posted by: ST on May 25, 2014 at 12:59 pm » 4 Comments

In the aftermath of the horrific stabbings and shootings at the hands of deranged University of California at Santa Barbara student Eliot Rodger that left 6 dead (not including the murderer) and 13 injured, National Review writer Charles C.W. Cooke provides some much needed clarity on the talking points being thrown around by predictable knee-jerk […]

 

Chilling: Reid would back Constitutional amendment limiting free speech

Posted by: ST on May 15, 2014 at 11:53 am » 6 Comments

He’s not just losing it. He has LOST it. Via BuzzFeed: WASHINGTON — Frustrated by the “sewer” of modern American political campaigns, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Wednesday said that he would bring a constitutional amendment to the floor granting Congress the ability to set strict new limits on campaign contributions, warning he will force […]