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BREAKING: Obama Runs Another Online Lottery After Being Warned by Law Enforcement

by Bill Levinson Law enforcement warned the Obama campaign against running lotteries, but Obama is doing it again anyway. We encourage our readers to report this Web page to their states’ gambling law enforcement ... : from mta-inap8.bluestatedigital.com ( ) by vms172051.mailsrvcs.net (Sun Java System Messaging Server [more...]

Date: 2008-10-31 23:08:55

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Is There Something Sinister About Caller ID Spoofing?

Spoofing refers to the ability to disguise the originating caller identification number when placing a telephone call ... display. Proponents of this technology laud its uses for law enforcement and private investigators ... is one that allows law enforcement to solicit information over the telephone by representing themselves [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:17:22

New Berkeley Law Study Finds Enforcement of Immigration Laws Led to Racial Profiling

Berkeley, CA—September 16, 2009… A Hispanic community in a small southern city that lived in fear of police after a spike in arrests now has evidence that it was unjustly targeted to enforce federal immigration laws. A new analysis of arrest data shows that police in Irving, Texas arrested Hispanics in far greater numbers for petty offenses as part of a federal Criminal Alien Program (CAP) to deport serious offenders. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-17 19:15:35

A warrant? Sure we have a warrant ... Don't we?

The Fourth Amendment allows police officers to conduct searches if they have a warrant based on probable cause, right? ... as an impediment to the enforcement of the law. The ruling, penned by Chief Justice John Roberts ... was apparently a regular acquaintance of local law enforcement, officials ran a check for outstanding [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 02:40:04

State Rep. Tyrone Brooks (D-Moronville) attempts to fix what isn’t broken and stop all those racist, white cops we have in Georgia

State Representative Tyrone Brooks has decided that it is again time for him to remedy what isn’t broken and, in the process, grow the bureaucracy and ultimately hurt law enforcement across Georgia. His poorly thought ... who also evidently seek to hurt law enforcement. In effect, HB53 would stop “racial profiling” from being [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:39:16

Presidents should act ‘within the dictates’ of surveillance legislation, says Holder

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Asked during his confirmation hearing Thursday whether the president has an “inherent authority” to engage in warrantless ... noted that law enforcement tools like the Patriot Act had to be enforced in a manner consistent ... he would support a criminal investigation of Bush administration officials for possible violations [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:14:39

U.S. troops prepared to fight drug lords

More on this troubling post regarding the spiraling chaos occurring in neighboring Mexico. The problem has become so acute that U.S ... of exceeding the ability of state, local and federal law enforcement agencies in both countries ... cartels are fighting back to protect their very lucrative criminal livelihood." USNORTHCOM also [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:41:24

Holder: Waterboarding is Torture, Torture is Illegal

Okay. Holder gets our vote. Courtesy of David Swanson: ... has Constitutional obligation to enforce the laws. We have laws and treaties. The president acts most forcefully [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:06:24

California Court Approves Class-Action Lawsuit Against Debt Collector Accused of Abusive Tactics

Here is a press release I received from Public Citizen. I am forwarding it to you in case you were a victim of ACCS. WASHINGTON, D.C ... and described ACCS’s practices as “debt collection rather than law enforcement.”  Members of the class ... . - A California court has ruled that almost a million consumers who were victims of an overly [more...]

Date: 2008-12-04 23:16:45

IRS Bad Guy Image Dwindling?

Apparently, the IRS isn’t always the “bad guy”, and you may want to take their advice if you owe taxes right now ... during these tough times.” “We need to ensure that we balance our responsibility to enforce the law ... the IRS can provide assistance: Postponement of Collection Actions: IRS employees [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 19:13:14

Bronx Criminal Lawyer (718) 585-4444

PETER J. SCHAFFER, Attorney at Law devotes his practice to New York State criminal defense, the defense of all federal criminal cases, and representing victims of false arrest and the use of excessive force by law enforcement (“police brutality”) . Mr. Schaffer uses the knowledge and skills he has developed over the past twenty-two years of trial work to help his clients achieve the best result in every case he defends. Mr. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 16:53:25

Don't panic; there will be plenty of time for that later.

Um, this isn't good:Mexico is one of two countries that "bear consideration for a rapid and sudden collapse," according to a report by the U.S ... and judicial infrastructure are all under sustained assault and press by criminal gangs and drug ... . Drug cartels have perverted the state organs of law enforcement and security, turning them [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:16:00

Halbrook to Testify in Hearings on Eric Holder for Attorney General

The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding confirmation hearings on President-elect Barack Obama’s nomination of gun-control advocate Eric Holder for ... of firearms to terrorists and criminals. . . . F ederal law does not require background checks ... . . . . To further strengthen the ability of law enforcement offic [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 05:11:13

No Credible Terror Threats Seen For Super Bowl

U.S. intelligence officials have found no credible threat of terrorist attacks at the Super Bowl scheduled Feb. 1 in Tampa, Fla ... . Officials are also concerned that terrorists or criminal could impersonate government or military officials because some Florida law enforcement badges and uniforms were stolen in 2008. via Source [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:03:38

Census Worker Hanged

Terror probe widens…Kennedy law approved…Census worker hanged … – Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck AP NEW YORK (AP) The government has intensified its investigation of a possible terrorism plot involving an alleged al-Qaida associate. …. Census Worker Hanged – Suomen Kuvalehti In this undated 2008 photo, Bill Sparkman speaks to a 7th grade class during a lesson about sound waves. A law enforcement official says Sparkman, …. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-24 17:07:03

Blackwater CEO Lights Pants on Fire in WSJ Op-Ed

Blackwater CEO Erik Prince's op-ed in the Wall Street Journal is so full of spin, sugar-coating, and quarter-truths, ... writes in Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror. "He ran up credit card debt and worked day ... into the security industry after having careers in the military of law enforcement, Shannon just read [more...]

Date: 2008-12-17 19:14:15

More on the possible revoking of Ian Bernard’s suspended sentence

Free Speech a Criminal Act in New Hampshire? As announced on last night’s Free Talk Live, the Keene city prosecutor, Sgt ... m now a criminal? How many others will they target over this? Free Minds TV, the NH Free Press, and NH ... Just Following Orders”? Law Enforcement Against Prohibition speaker and NH police officer Brad Jardis [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 22:59:45

Pool Operators Slow To Comply With New Safety Law; Make Sure They Do [Safety]

The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act—which requires filtration systems to have special safety covers—was named after a 7-year-old who ... and horrific event. Unfortunately, despite the law being in effect since the middle of last month ... (CPSC) is tasked with enforcing the law, and as any regular reader here knows by now, the CPSC [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:53:12

Before Warrantless Wiretaps There Was Suspicionless Surveillance

Back in 2002, the White House developed a sophisticated system aimed at identifying alleged terrorists who lived in the United States ... citizens. "Suspicionless Surveillance" was developed by the Pentagon's controversial Total Information ... in a Pentagon press release, also in 2002 - was broader in scope: it gave law enforcement [more...]

Date: 2008-06-23 14:00:00

Mexico and You

Scare of the week, scare of the year:  Report says Mexico and Pakistan,  ???bear consideration for a rapid and sudden collapse,??? ... , the Mexican police and law enforcement did little to stop the corruption, crime and drug trafficking ... by criminal gangs and drug cartels."  (ElPasoTimes)  As with most problems in the world, America gets [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 21:00:26

RoboCops: Professional Policing of Political Protest - An Insider’s Viewpoint

Dandelion Salad Sent to me by the author, thanks William. by William Coxhttp://www.thevoters.org Sept. 9, 2008 The following text is an Insider’s Viewpoint based on forty years experience as a Los Angeles Attorney and law enforcement officer. William Cox provides an analysis of  the increasing militarization of local police forces in response [more...]

Date: 2008-09-10 01:46:29

News roundup: Israel hits U.N. building; D.C. braces for inauguration

Good morning. It's Thursday. Here's what's making news right now: Gaza: Israel shelled a United Nations building in the Gaza Strip, ... the "security net" that federal and local law-enforcement agencies are placing over Washington next week for the inauguration of Barack Obama as the nation's 44th president. “We worry about normal criminal [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 13:02:09

Positivity: Miracle, Thanks to Fabulous Rescue Response, on the Hudson

From New York: A US Airways plane crashed into the frigid Hudson River on Thursday afternoon after striking a bird that disabled two engines, ... , appears to have hit one or more birds. A law enforcement official said that authorities are not aware [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 22:13:22

Bush’s Farewell Address & His Legacy

Sometimes when I watch a speech, see an item on the news or read something on the web, an idea hits me and I feel “compelled” to blog on it ... us safe – law enforcement officers, intelligence analysts, homeland security and diplomatic [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 02:45:22

Four wheels good, two wheels bad.

After reading about another tragic death of a cyclist on Wednesday evening at Harolds Cross bridge, I decided to air my opinions ... , There is virtually no enforcement of the laws of the road where bikes are concerned and cyclists [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:29:07

More on San Fran Housing authority settling out

The San Francisco Housing Authority settled its suit with NRA (and I've been told the terms did include attorneys' fees) ... intended to enforce its 2005 ban against law-abiding gun owners and has never done so, even though ... who were engaged in criminal activity," Larsen said." [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:44:29

I am Oscar Grant. I am Adolph Grimes. I am Sean Bell. I am Amadou Diallo. etc.

2009 opens up with a historic unemployment rate and horrible economy. Another grave debt comes from our law enforcement ... discovered the murder of his son on the 5 o’clock news. Sincere condolences are due to the family [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 19:34:59

Finding qualified Senate jurors may not be so easy

COMMENTARY -- Several years ago, I served my one and only time as a jury member ... and avoided sitting two weeks listening to street thugs accuse law enforcement of civil rights [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:35:40

Bush's televised farewell: 'Gratitude'

Bush's televised farewell: 'Gratitude' Most Americans returned to normal life after 9/11, he will say -- 'I never did ... and night to keep us safe - law enforcement officers, intelligence analysts, homeland security [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:17:43

USA: Seniors Become Eyes, Ears For Law Enforcement

. Neighborhood Crime Alert HALLANDALE BEACH, Florida / JustNews ... how to prevent credit card fraud and how to keep them from letting strangers in the house. You don't [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 16:36:09

McDonnell’s legislative agenda

Bob McDonnell issued the following statement regarding Gov ... from the perspective of the state’s chief law enforcement official: RICHMOND - Attorney General Bob McDonnell [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 01:45:40

They Were Naked and They Were Not Arraigned

Flipping through the first volume of Fr. Neuhaus’ The Best of the Public Square I happened upon this diverting item from the December 1994 While ... ruled that the state laws against indecent exposure could not be enforced against women who wish [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 19:14:29

"Smart Enforcement" The First Goal For Immigrants Rights Groups

Last month, in a church in Chicago’s Humbolt Park neighborhood, Rep ... on raids and deportations, arguing instead for “smart enforcement” of immigration laws. From a press [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:46:49

FBI Gets Warrant For One Company; Raids Two

From the article at Ars Technica:  “The FBI, Alameda County, ... of a law enforcement raid. The organizations—the East Bay Prisoner Support Group (EBPS [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 04:46:38

A Test Case for Obama

This week the Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Gary, Indiana, ... test of how Obama intends to enforce the civil rights laws. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:14:01

Compliant Debt Collection

Far too many uninformed consumers give in to the overbearing intimidation and scare tactics of unscrupulous debt collectors, ... to them from debt collectors. The FDCPA is a strict liability law, which means that a consumer bringing ... Act.The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is enforced by the Federal Trade Commission under its powers [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 19:28:29

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