Showing posts with label contempt. Show all posts
Showing posts with label contempt. Show all posts

Ted Rall: What The Apple Vs FBI Flap Is Really About

[Hint: Edward Snowden]     The fight between Apple and the FBI has been framed as an epic battle between big tech and big government. Apple, says the Obama Administration, is siding with “its business model and public brand marketing strategy” ahead of public safety. That’s not it, says Apple CEO Tim Cook. He says his company is “a staunch     ... MORE

Bob Knudsen: Denver Police Display Contempt For The Law As They Ignore Court Order To Stop Harassing Protesters

Police State America: Court unable to restrain cops. Prominent Colorado civil rights attorney David Lane is asking for a federal court to hold Denver Police Chief Robert White in contempt of court following the dismantling of protester tents outside of the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse near downtown. The dismantling occurred on August 27, two  ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: Graduation Gifts

Education might be nice.   This is the season of college graduations, and many people may be wondering what kinds of gifts would be most appropriate for young people leaving the world of academia and heading out to face the challenges and opportunities of adulthood in the real world. Given the narrow range of left to far left views of the  ... MORE

Ron Paul: IRS, Congress Hold Our Liberty In Contempt

Unaccountable government marches on.       This week the Justice Department announced it would not charge former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner with contempt of Congress. Some members of Congress requested that Lerner be charged with contempt after she refused to testify at a congressional hearing        ... MORE

Dexter Wright: Impeach Eric Holder

Why isn't this a no-brainer?    As the Washington media continues to trip over the stumbling blocks of administration scandals and echoes of Watergate bounce off the buildings across the Potomac River, the question comes to mind: Will there be impeachment hearings this summer as there were in the Summer of '73? There may indeed  ... MORE

Washington Cops Defy Judicial Order To Return Marijuana

Cops not content to enforce the law; want to decide it.   Police in Tacoma could soon be in real trouble over pot. The department could be found in contempt if they continue to refuse to return a small amount of marijuana seized from a man after a traffic stop. Municipal Court Judge Jack Emery repeated an order to police Thursday to return the   ... MORE