Trayvon Martin: Rodney King, Redux


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The similarities are eerie. The outcome will be frightening.

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A Dangerous Verdict in New Jersey


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How the conviction of Dharum Ravi of “bias intimidation” fertilizes the enforcement of Shari’a-based blasphemy laws on our soil.

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Best Overlooked News of the Week: Last Navy SEAL Acquitted in “Fat Lip” for Terrorist Trial


For the lamestream media today, the top legal story is that NFL Hall of Famer and all around moral idiot Lawrence Taylor has been arrested for rape.  At ABC News, a story that all-time bad movie Troll 2 has a devoted fan base makes their news home page.  On MSNBC, mother/daughter plastic surgery recipients are [...]

How the Democrats Lost Massachusetts


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Political excess and an unpopular agenda paved the way for Scott’s Brown’s improbable Senate victory.

Iraq’s ‘Chemical Ali’ gets 4th death sentence – AP


Saddam Hussein’s notorious cousin “Chemical Ali” was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging on Sunday for ordering the gassing of Kurds in 1988, killing more than 5,000 in an air raid thought to be the worst single attack of its kind on civilians. It was Ali Hassan al-Majid’s fourth death sentence for crimes against […]

David M. Phillips: The Illegal-Settlements Myth, Commentary


The conviction that Jewish settlements in the West Bank are illegal is now so commonly accepted, it hardly seems as though the matter is even open for discussion. But it is. Decades of argument about the issue have obscured the complex nature of the specific legal question about which a supposedly overwhelming verdict of guilty […]