Mob Rule

It’s no secret that even President Obama’s most ardent supporters have been disappointed in him—some to the extent that they won’t be voting for him at all. And on the other side of the aisle, conservatives have never truly felt like Mitt Romney was ever “their guy.” And it’s quite obvious that the public sentiment […]


A List of Grieveances

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by Mike on 7/4/2010

in Holiday Jeer, Mob Rule

That King George was a right bastard: The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world. He has refused his Assent to […]


Need a fresh start? Want to live like Jason Bourne? Or just need a backup plan in case everything goes all to hell? Apparently, one way to do that up until now has been to get a fake birth certificate from Puerto Rico, then leverage that into a United States passport. “There are so many […]


Last year, I promised: “Next year, I’m writing about prison rape.” Close your eyes and think of America It’s tax time, and as always, our thoughts here turn to the forcible penetration of our wallets and our privacy by a government in full tumescence, turgid and needy, far too large for its proper place in […]


The First Amendment does not permit laws that force speakers to retain a campaign finance attorney, conduct demographic marketing research, or seek declaratory rulings before discussing the most salient political issues of our day. Citizens United v. FEC 558 U. S. — (2010) [PDF] The Supreme Court’s decision striking many of the regulations of McCain-Feingold […]


A jury of your peers The right to trial by jury is so precious in our legal system that there are not one, but two amendments in the Bill of Rights that protect it: The Sixth Amendment for criminal matters, and the Seventh Amendment for civil trials. The flip side of that jury right is […]


How has the legislature screwed Florida homeowners yet again? In what can only be called a blunder of colossal proportions, the Florida legislature has imposed new fees on Florida foreclosure defendants that make it all but impossible for them to fight back against lenders who commit fraud, ignore federal lending regulations, or commit any other […]


You’ve got a dirty little mind, don’t you? As tax time approaches, we watch our government borrow more heavily than ever to soothe the economic chafing caused by, well, borrowing too much money, ultimately increasing the amount of money we’re going to have to send to Uncle Sugar next year at this time, some of […]

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A good friend of mine has started blogging about politics. His site? Keep 1600. Only a few posts are up now, but it looks like the bug has bitten him hard.