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3 Feb 2021, 4:00 am by Ken Chasse
Judicial interpretation,’ Bruce Ryder points out, [(1991), 29 Osgoode Hall Law Journal. 619] ‘prevent[ed] the provinces from enacting legislation that interfered with the rights of Asians to reside in the province and work as wage labourers, but otherwise, with minor exceptions, left discriminatory legislation intact. [read post]
21 Jan 2021, 8:30 pm by Jim Sedor
Biden Ethics Order Marks Departure from Trump Administration Associated Press News – Brian Slodysko | Published: 1/19/2021 Ethics rules implemented by President Biden are intended to minimize the ethics minefield posed by the “revolving door” of incoming former lobbyists and consultants who typically staff presidential administrations, as well as the future employment of departing officials who often find lucrative jobs in Washington, D.C. [read post]
24 Dec 2020, 8:30 pm by Jim Sedor
National/Federal A Frustrated Trump Redoubles Efforts to Challenge Election Result MSN – Felicia Sonmez, Josh Dawsey, Dan Lamothe, and Matt Zapotosky (Washington Post) | Published: 12/20/2020 President Trump has intensified efforts to overturn the election, raising a series of radical measures in recent days, including military intervention, seizing voting machines, and a 13th-hour appeal to the U.S. [read post]
17 Dec 2020, 8:30 pm by Jim Sedor
National/Federal Attorney General William Barr to Step Down Politico – Josh Gerstein and Kyle Cheney | Published: 12/14/2020 Attorney General William Barr is leaving his position, a decision that follows months of complaints from President Trump about the administration’s top lawyer. [read post]
9 Dec 2020, 11:28 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Senfronia Thompson  of  Houston has filed the eponymous George Floyd Act, ensuring his death remains central to public debates around policing in his home state into the new year.Brian Manley Under Fire; Renee Hall Goes Down: In April, a month before George Floyd died in Minneapolis, more than two dozen community groups called for the firing or resignation of Austin police Chief Brian Manley after police shot an unarmed man named Mike Ramos based on a policy Manley… [read post]
22 Nov 2020, 4:09 pm by INFORRM
Ireland The Independent reports that, at Ennis Circuit Court, Judge Brian O’Callagan, has ordered the Irish arm of retail giant Tesco to pay a west-Clare businesswoman €2,500 in damages after finding that the retailer defamed the woman at a Tesco checkout three years ago. [read post]
20 Nov 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Biden’s IRS Could Finally Give Trump’s Tax Returns to Democrats Politico – Brian Faler | Published: 11/16/2020 President Trump’s defeat will make it easier for Democrats to get his tax returns, and some prominent lawmakers plan to keep the heat on the incoming Biden administration and House leaders to deliver. [read post]
When Google hired Amazon’s marketing executive Brian Hall in April of this year, Amazon decided to enforce a non-competition agreement against him. [read post]
23 Oct 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage Associated Press News – Brian Slodysko and Zeke Miller | Published: 10/20/2020 Some campaign aides for President Trump privately acknowledge they are facing difficult spending decisions at a time when Joe Biden has flooded the airwaves with advertising, even though Trump’s political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017. [read post]
14 Oct 2020, 2:17 pm by Erik J. Heels
”https://www.overthemonster.com/2020/5/28/21272984/boston-red-sox-2004-1998-home-run-chase * The Owners Are Officially Imposing A 2020 Season (In A Pandemic)… [read post]
9 Oct 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal Biden Transition Elevates Former Facebook Exec as Ethics Arbiter Politico – Alex Thompson and Theodoric Meyer | Published: 10/1/2020 Joe Biden’s transition team named Jessica Hertz, until recently a Facebook executive focused on government regulations, as its general counsel and charged her with navigating conflicts-of-interest and other ethical issues for the Biden administration-in-waiting, a move that drew immediate fire from the left. [read post]
28 Sep 2020, 10:02 am by William Ford, Tia Sewell
Elaine Kamarck, Brookings senior fellow, will moderate a panel discussion with Kathleen Hall Jamieson, co-founder of FactCheck.org and Russell Schriefer, former senior advisor on Mitt Romney’s presidential election campaign. [read post]
25 Sep 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal Behind Trump’s Turkish ‘Bromance’: Lev Parnas, oligarchs and a lucrative lobbying deal NBC News – Aubrey Belford, Adam Klasfeld, Andrew Lehren, and Dan De Luce | Published: 9/22/2020 On January 19, 2017, Turkey’s foreign minister, Mevlüt Çavusoglu, sat down with Brian Ballard, a well-connected lobbyist serving as vice chair of Donald Trump’s inaugural committee. [read post]
20 Sep 2020, 2:39 pm
 ... an interesting conversation between him and another friend of the blog, artist/lawyer Alfred Steiner, at Brian's excellent Ipse Dixit podcast. [read post]
20 Sep 2020, 2:02 pm
Both Christopher Knight and Lee Rosenbaum have come out strongly against it.In response to Knight's piece, Deaccessioning Hall of Fame Scholar-in-Residence Brian Frye tweets: "Christopher Knight, the Inspector Clouseau of the Deaccessioning Police, now has a bee in his bonnet about the Everson Museum selling a Pollock in order to diversify its collection. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal At U.S.A.I.D., Juggling Political Priorities and Pandemic Response New York Times – Laura Jakes and Pransu Verma | Published: 9/13/2020 Political intervention has roiled the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), an agency that prides itself as leading the humanitarian response to disasters, conflict, and other emergencies around the world. [read post]
14 Sep 2020, 7:21 am by Gritsforbreakfast
That's 100% what led to Brian Manley's troubles in Austin. [read post]
14 Sep 2020, 5:20 am by Jim Sedor
” by Alex Seitz-Wald for NBC News California: “San Bernardino Mayor Vetoes Council-Approved Cap on Campaign Contributions” by Brian Whitehead for San Bernardino Sun Elections National: “Russian Hackers Targeting U.S. [read post]
11 Sep 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal $2,933 for ‘Girl’s Night’: Medicaid chief’s consulting expenses revealed Politico – Dan Diamond and Adam Cancryn | Published: 9/10/2020 A House investigation showed how Seema Verma, the Trump administration’s top Medicaid official, spent more than $3.5 million on a range of GOP-connected consultants, who polished her public profile, wrote her speeches and Twitter posts, brokered meetings with high-profile individuals, and even billed… [read post]