VIDEO Trump Treasury pick: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be privatized, tax reform

Steve Mnuchin tells Fox Business: “We’ll get it done reasonably fast” November 30, 2016 by Ben Lane After President-elect Donald Trump announced that he selected Steve Mnuchin, a former executive at Goldman Sachs and former chairman of OneWest Bank, to lead the Department of the Treasury, Mnuchin began making the media rounds with Wilbur Ross, Trump’s … More VIDEO Trump Treasury pick: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be privatized, tax reform

Fake Agreements Between Sham Conduits Try to Preempt Courts from Ruling on Evidence

November 9, 2016 by Neil Garfield the parties are creating the illusion that they are essentially entering into an agreement to purchase paper from the seller where there is no original paperwork and no indication that the purchase ever actually took place.   THIS ARTICLE IS NOT A LEGAL OPINION UPON WHICH YOU CAN RELY … More Fake Agreements Between Sham Conduits Try to Preempt Courts from Ruling on Evidence

Clinton Supporters’ Threats to Electors Are Escalating

Nov 28, 2016 by  Raven Clabough The “tolerant” Left continues to flail in the weeks following the presidential election. Clinton supporters have already made headlines over their petulant and in some cases violent reactions to the election results, but after their kicking and screaming has failed to make any change, they’ve resorted to bullying and … More Clinton Supporters’ Threats to Electors Are Escalating

How A Lawsuit Over Hot Coffee Helped Erode the 7th Amendment

  Photo by Bruce Marlin In 1992, an elderly woman in New Mexico bought coffee at a McDonald’s drive through, spilled it on herself, and successfully sued for nearly $3 million. This story is the poster child for the absurdity of the American legal system. Nearly every late night comic has a bit about suing … More How A Lawsuit Over Hot Coffee Helped Erode the 7th Amendment

Seattle Set to Deploy DHS-funded Police Body Cameras

Nov 25, 2016  by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. In exchange for money and materiel offered by the federal Department of Homeland Security, many local police departments and sheriffs’ offices have been joined with the federal surveillance state in Fusion Centers and are required to share intelligence, data, and images with their federal overlords. This relationship … More Seattle Set to Deploy DHS-funded Police Body Cameras

Facebook Develops Censorship Tools to Gain Access to Chinese Market

  Nov 23, 2016  by  C. Mitchell Shaw   To say that Facebook has a spotty record where privacy and censorship are concerned would be an understatement. While the social media giant has — at times — resisted the surveillance apparatus of the NSA and other U.S. government agencies, it has — on other occasions … More Facebook Develops Censorship Tools to Gain Access to Chinese Market

Trump Is Legally Correct: Ethics Rules Do Not Apply To Him

  1, November 23, 2016 jonathanturley Donald Trump is under fire for saying this week that he is not legally bound to avoid conflicts of interest because such ethical standards do not apply to him. Various commentators objected but Trump insisted “The law’s totally on my side, the president can’t have a conflict of interest.” … More Trump Is Legally Correct: Ethics Rules Do Not Apply To Him

Pardon Me? Obama Wrongly States That He Cannot Pardon Edward Snowdon

  November 21, 2016 jonathanturley There was an interesting recent interview of President Barack Obama by the German media giant Der Spiegel. In the interview, President Obama insisted that he could not pardon Edward Snowden as a matter of constitutional law. He is manifestly wrong. While the President may not want to pardon someone who … More Pardon Me? Obama Wrongly States That He Cannot Pardon Edward Snowdon

Surveillance State Continues Growing Out Of Control Thanks To Stingray

  Nov 16, 2016 By Chris “Kikila” Perrin Police surveillance is, one might argue, necessary. In an effort to detect and arrest criminals, the police require a certain array of tactics that can help them gather evidence that leads to prosecution of guilty parties. Problems arise, however, when that surveillance and investigation transcend the direct, … More Surveillance State Continues Growing Out Of Control Thanks To Stingray