Tea Party Republicans are the Real RINOs?

Mainstream Republican Thad Cochran edged out a win against Tea Party candidate Chris McDaniel in a Mississippi runoff election on Tuesday—by mobilizing thousands of Democratic voters. Wait, what? Yes, Cochran asked Democratic voters to vote in a Republican primary so they could keep the Tea Party out of power. After the loss, McDaniel commented on […]

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SCOTUS Cracks Down on Straw Purchases of Guns

In a 5-4 decision on Monday, the Supreme Court made it clear that straw purchases of guns are absolutely illegal. Straw purchases, when the person buying a gun at a store purchases it for another party, has been linked to the illicit trafficking of guns. Obviously most criminals with a record can’t pass a background […]

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Nicholas Wig, World’s Stupidest Criminal

Nicholas Wig was trying to rob a house during a rain storm. He got soaked while he was breaking in, so he took off his wet clothes and shoes, then rummaged around looking for valuables. He found some cash, some credit cards, a watch, and an old phone or two, and was heading back out […]

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The Smoking Hard Drive: Did Lois Lerner Knowingly Destroy Evidence?

About a year ago, Lois Lerner got in big trouble when it became clear that the IRS was knowingly targeting right-wing groups for closer scrutiny before granting tax-exempt status. The scandal that ensued resulted in her resignation, but the whole story had not yet come to light. One of the major unanswered questions was, “How […]

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The Public Authority Exception and the “War” on Terror

In 2010, Anwar al-Awlaki, an apparent member of Al-Qaida, was killed by an authorized drone strike in Yemen. Another man, Samir Khan, also died in that drone strike, though he had not been targeted. This particular drone strike caused quite an uproar in the legal community. Because both of the men killed were actually US […]

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Washington Redskins Being Bullied to Change Name

The U.S. Patent Office, which recently attended to the important work of granting Amazon it’s “subject on a white background” photography patent, recently re-affirmed its indispensability by suspending the trademarked name of the Washington Redskins. According to the Patent Office, Redskins is a racially derogatory slur aimed at “Native Americans,” and, as such, is disqualified […]

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Gay Professor Sues Black University for Discrimination

This is rich. A homosexual, white professor is suing Alabama State University (a traditionally black institution) for racial and sexual discrimination. Is it wrong for me to laugh at this? This is a classic example of reaping what you sow. See, the winds of victimhood are historically fickle. You can be the victim getting reparation […]

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