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22 Aug 8:41 pm
ROGER KIMBALL: While They Rage, Trump Builds. “Doubtless there are many things to criticize about Donald Trump. But being racist isn’t among those things. What infuriates his critics—but at the same time affords them so many opportunities to bathe in the gratifying fluid of their putative moral superiority—is that Trump refuses to collude in the destructive, politically correct charade according to which ‘racism’ is the nearly ubiquitous cardinal sin of white America. He is having none of that, and his refusal to go along with the attempted moral… [read post]
22 Aug 8:31 pm
Release: Today, Issue One and Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed six complaints with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against two Atlanta-based television stations in the aftermath of the special election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, which was the most expensive U.S. … Continue reading → [read post]
22 Aug 8:29 pm
To: Twitter From: Lavely & Singer Professional Corporation [read post]
22 Aug 8:25 pm
To: Google Inc From: Dark Horse Comics [read post]
22 Aug 8:24 pm
THEY’RE LUCKY HE DIDN’T KILL THEM HIMSELF, BY HAND: Mattis Just Took an Unannounced Trip to ISIS’s Doorstep to Personally Tell Them They’re About to Die. [read post]
22 Aug 8:24 pm
"U.S. appeals court rules for TSA screener who had run-in with flier": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued today. [read post]
22 Aug 8:20 pm
"Court ruling could broaden U.S. government environmental impact studies": Emily Flitter of Reuters has this report on a ruling that a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued today. [read post]
22 Aug 8:15 pm
Rumiana Yotova (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge; University of Cambridge - Lauterpacht Centre for International Law) has posted Challenges in the Identification of the ‘General Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized Nations’: The Approach of the International Court on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: This article reassesses the legal character of ‘the general principles of law recognized by civilized nations’, being one of the two unwritten sources of international law. The general principles of law are, however, the most controversial source of… [read post]
22 Aug 8:15 pm
"Court: Day laborers have 1st Amendment right to solicit jobs." The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today. [read post]
22 Aug 8:14 pm
LON SMITH & ASSOCIATES, INC. AND A-1 SYSTEMS, INC., D/B/A LON SMITH ROOFING AND CONSTRUCTION, Appellants,v.JOE KEY AND STACCI KEY, Appellees. No. 02-15-00328-CV. Court of Appeals of Texas, Second District, Fort Worth. Delivered: August 3, 2017. Appeal from the 236th District Court of Tarrant County Trial Court No. 236-267881-13. PANEL: LIVINGSTON, C.J.; WALKER and MEIER, JJ. OPINION SUE WALKER, Justice. I. INTRODUCTION This is an interlocutory appeal from an order certifying a class action.[1] Appellants Lon Smith & Associates, Inc. and A-1… [read post]
22 Aug 8:12 pm
By Ricardo Carvajal – In a blog posting that cited the agency’s goal of educating while regulating, FDA released the Food Safety Plan Builder (FSPB) – a software program “designed to assist owners/operators of food facilities with the development of food safety plans that are specific to their facilities and meet the requirements of the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation (21 CFR Part 117).”  The FSPB web page makes clear that use of the FSPB is voluntary and does not… [read post]
22 Aug 8:00 pm
AT AMAZON, save on Women’s Lingerie & Sleepwear. Including the Amazon Personal Bra Boutique. [read post]
22 Aug 7:59 pm
ETHICS BREACH: Durham D.A. admits ideology will influence his prosecutorial discretion. [read post]
22 Aug 7:54 pm
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: USC Misspells Shakespeare On Newly Unveiled Statue. Cost of attending USC: $69,711 per year. [read post]
22 Aug 7:52 pm
8-23-17 Wisconsin: JANESVILLE -- Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden is scheduled to receive a check Wednesday for $153,660. Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin Jeffrey M. Anderson will present the check, according to a sheriff's office news release. The money is the sheriff's office portion of proceeds from the sale of a town of Newark property that belonged to [read post]
22 Aug 7:50 pm
I went to law school with a Ms. Sanchez.  She was fantastic and still is, but she has drank the Kool-Aid.Here's what she will learn one day, as she goes further up the ladder.1.  It is so good to have person around you who hasn't drank the Kool-Aid, who will look you in the eye, not behind your back, and tell you you're wrong.2.  These people are your best friends.  They are also the most frustrating people in the world to be around. 3.  They are also your best friends.  They save you from disasters.4.  In truth, 80 percent of the time they are wrong,… [read post]
22 Aug 7:41 pm
Not all states have the same tax laws regarding retirement income. Were you a federal employee? If so, you should choose where you retire wisely. Why? Some states will exempt your federal government pension from taxes. Others will not. According a recent Kiplinger article titled “States That Tax Your Federal Government Pension the Most,” this decision could save or cost you thousands of dollars each year in taxes. What destinations should you avoid? These states tax all pension income: Nebraska North Dakota California Connecticut Vermont District of Columbia Although… [read post]