TRIGGER WARNING: THIS ARTICLE ON CRUCIFIXION MAY REFERENCE CRUCIFIXION

April 30, 2017 jonathanturley The new catchword on campuses is “triggering.”  Universities now warn students about any possible “trigger” that might upset them in curriculum or even faculty lectures.  Monash University now issues triggering warnings for courses like Surgeon General warnings on a pack of cigarettes.   At the University of Glasgow, theology students are being … More TRIGGER WARNING: THIS ARTICLE ON CRUCIFIXION MAY REFERENCE CRUCIFIXION

VIDEO Trump Gives “Never, Ever” Speech to NRA National Convention

April 28, 2017  by  Bob Adelmann   In less than 30 minutes, President Donald Trump hit all the hot buttons, feeding red meat to thousands attending the National Rifle Association’s national convention in Atlanta on Friday. Trump, the first sitting president to address the NRA convention since President Ronald Reagan in 1983, began by voicing … More VIDEO Trump Gives “Never, Ever” Speech to NRA National Convention

Originalism and conservatism are not the same thing, NYT Misrepresents the Supreme Court

April 27, 2027 By ROBERT G. NATELSON   A recent New York Times story, titled “A Polarized Supreme Court, Growing More So,” illustrates how left-of-center media distort perceptions of the U.S. Supreme Court. The story’s problems begin with the lead paragraph’s assertion that Justice Neil Gorsuch’s appointment is “a conservative replacing another conservative.” What the … More Originalism and conservatism are not the same thing, NYT Misrepresents the Supreme Court

Ocwen pulls a PHH: Asks court to declare CFPB unconstitutional, requests DOJ help

Asks court for expedited decision on CFPB constitutionality April 26, 2017 by Ben Lane   Ocwen Financial is pulling a PHH. Just as PHH did recently, Ocwen is playing the unconstitutional card in its fight against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, asking the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida to declare the … More Ocwen pulls a PHH: Asks court to declare CFPB unconstitutional, requests DOJ help

JUDGE COMPARES BANK OF AMERICA FORECLOSURE BEHAVIOR TO KAFKA

April 20, 2017 BY FINDSENLAW   In case you missed this gem, this decision in Sundquist v. Bank of America, N.A. by a bankruptcy judge in California is a must read. The opening sentence is one of the best I’ve seen lately: Franz Kafka lives.  This automatic stay violation reveals that he works at Bank of … More JUDGE COMPARES BANK OF AMERICA FORECLOSURE BEHAVIOR TO KAFKA

IRS Seized $17 Million from Americans’ Bank Accounts, But They Were Never Charged with a Crime!

April 21, 2017 by Tim Brown   According to a report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seized approximately $17.1 million from Americans’ bank accounts that were thought to be involved in “criminal enterprises.” The funds seized by the IRS were said “to disrupt and dismantle criminal enterprises.” … More IRS Seized $17 Million from Americans’ Bank Accounts, But They Were Never Charged with a Crime!

OCWEN STOCK TANKING IN WAKE OF CEASE AND DESIST ORDER

  Update: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau just sued Ocwen for “failing borrowers throughout mortgage servicing process.  It says “mortgage servicer’s widespread errors, shortcuts, and runarounds cost borrowers money, homes.” CFPB Press Release CFPB Complaint The Commissioner of Financial Regulation for the State of Maryland issued a Summary Order to Cease and Desist and Partial … More OCWEN STOCK TANKING IN WAKE OF CEASE AND DESIST ORDER

Church Groups Oppose Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

April 20, 2017  by  Bob Adelmann   Part of a letter sent to top members of Congress earlier this month and signed onto by 99 churches says: “The charitable sector, particularly houses of worship, should not become another cog in a political machine or another loophole in campaign finance laws.” Pushback to President Donald Trump’s … More Church Groups Oppose Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

U.N. Planned International Flood of Migrants

April 19, 2017 by ILEANA JOHNSON   In case you were wondering about the planned invasion of Europe and other developed nations, including the United States, wonder no more. Today, The International Organization for Migration, a United Nations Migration Agency, funded partially and generously with your taxpayer dollars for 65 years, is holding an International Dialogue … More U.N. Planned International Flood of Migrants