Criminality

27 Mar 19
shermandigest

“The Republican party will soon be known as the party of health care.” – Trump, 3/26/19 Health Care Wars: Dems call for incremental improvements, while Trump, in a stupefying move, renews the push to trash the ACA. He just got crushed in the ’18 election which literally everyone attributes primarily to the respective positions on […]

27 Mar 19
The Conservative Depot

When you’re unanimously indicted by a Grand Jury on 16 felony charges, and your co-conspirators provide investigators with proof of payment and how you instructed them to perpetuate a staged hate crime with recently purchased supplies, the only way such brazen criminality never goes to trial is if the local prosecutor is corrupt, racially biased […]

27 Mar 19
Robert's Virtual Soapbox

“President” Pussygrabber learned from the best, the Devil himself. (Pussygrabber is pictured above with the late Roy Cohn (the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s lawyer) at the opening of Trump Tower in Manhattan in 1983.) The ethics- and shame-free Cohn was Pussygrabber’s personal lawyer for 13 years. But Pussygrabber’s ongoing criminal legal problems should prove to […]

27 Mar 19
Disruptive.Asia

Local staff at the Singapore office of Wirecard may have committed crimes but these were not material to the German payment company’s financial position

27 Mar 19
Ted Campbell's Point of View

I have no really firm opinions on the Canadian judicial appointments process, I know it is somewhat political; for example, back in 2015 Justin Trudeau said that all supreme court judges had to be bilingual … full stop, as important, apparently, as being ‘learned in the law.’ Of course, there are very, very few indigenous […]

26 Mar 19
Ghost News (GNews)

For three (3) months in 2017, I (together with my team at Tiger Eye) investigated (and later produced an undercover journalism documentary) in which we found that Mr. Nyantakyi breached the criminal laws of Ghana – possible charges include money laundering, corruption, and fraud by false pretenses. These were uncovered as hard facts, captured on […]

26 Mar 19
Russia News Now

© Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The hype and hysteria of the Mueller investigation has ended with a whimper, not the anticipated bang. There was no Russian collusion. Now the US must contend with partisan hysteria that threatens the nation. For 675 long days and nights, Americans were the captive audience of a $25 million dollar show trial […]

26 Mar 19
Whereof One Can Speak

Where to begin? From NPR: In a significant shift, the Trump administration says the entirety of the Affordable Care Act should be struck down in the courts. Previously, the administration had pushed to remove the law’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions but had not argued in court that the whole law should be struck […]

26 Mar 19
Sound Books

The secondary ticketing market is worth $15 billion. How long will fans have to pay? The secondary ticketing market is predicted to grow to $15.19 billion next year. Artists, athletes, management, and venues see none of this revenue—it all goes to scalpers and ticketing agencies. Some companies are likely in breach of anti-trust laws, but […]

26 Mar 19
The Philosopher's Journal

History Repeats Itself: We live in polarized times; that is not to say that we haven’t always lived in a state of intellectual disagreement among individuals and groups, but it is to say that there are unique ways in which people are being pulled apart from each other as a result of ideological affiliation in […]

26 Mar 19
Russia News Now

© Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The hype and hysteria of the Mueller investigation has ended with a whimper, not the anticipated bang. There was no Russian collusion. Now the US must contend with partisan hysteria that threatens the nation. For 675 long days and nights, Americans were the captive audience of a $25 million dollar show trial […]

26 Mar 19
Planet Geography

By Jack Mullen Overview. Located in northwest Brooklyn, Williamsburg is a traditional working class industrial area that is home to a mixture of various ethnicities and races. Since the late 1970s this area has undergone rapid transformations in the form or urban regeneration and economic restructuring. Since the early 1990s this district of New York […]

26 Mar 19
Homepaddock

Chief Censor David Shank is defending his decision to classify the Christchurch shooter’s manifesto as objectionable : . . .The Free Speech Coalition said the manifesto could be important for society to understand a dark part of New Zealand’s history. “New Zealanders need to be able to understand the nature of evil and how it […]