Category Archives: Law and Order

Oregon Governor Falsified Ethics Document

His First Squeeze isn’t the only one of this pair with ethics issues. He gave the recently-admitted felon an office in the state capital, from which it appears that she conducted her “green energy” consulting business, using her title of … Continue reading

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Sweet Georgia

In what must surely stand among the most convoluted of rulings ever to emerge from a court in the American judicial system, the Georgia Court of Appeals declared last Friday that parents may be held liable for what their kids … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, I’ll Find A Unicorn

Today, I found an honest lawyer: “I Am Incompetent!” Lawyer Argues Unnecessarily Some nine years ago, Kansas barrister Dennis Hawver represented one Phillip Cheatham in a case that didn’t go especially well for the defendant. Which is kind of understating things, when … Continue reading

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PeTA

Every now and then I like to remind folks that giving money to PeTA is actually worse than throwing it away, because the organization rakes in millions of dollars in donations each year from unsuspecting, good-hearted individuals who have no … Continue reading

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Oregon Governor Campaigns

Oregon governor John Kids-hobbler is up against a relatively strong but inherently evil Republican in the coming election, and the Democratic really needs something to distract attention from the exploding cigars that have peppered his term in orifice: the hundreds … Continue reading

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There Are Legacies, And Then There’s Legacy

Oh, my. Legacy Health finds itself in a bit of a pickle, what with the FBI carrying on a criminal investigation into their supply of bodies. The FBI is conducting a criminal investigation of a division of Legacy Health, looking into … Continue reading

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Shotgun Charge Dropped

You may remember the Jeff Barton case, in which the Vancouver, WA. man was charged with illegally discharging a firearm after firing his shotgun into the air in an effort to scare away car prowlers. Barton has steadfastly maintained that … Continue reading

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How Pornland Rolls

A senior Portland fire official is under investigation for telling a downtown sex club the city would look the other way if it violated fire safety laws. In late June, Portland Fire & Rescue denied a permit to Ron Jeremy’s Club Sesso for an … Continue reading

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The Lure Of Illegality

Contrary to popular predictions, legalization of marijuana in Colorado has not increased use among teens; quite the opposite, in fact: “Cannabis, now that it’s legal, kind of is an old person’s drug,” he said. “It’s something that kids are seeing … Continue reading

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Let The Bed-Wetting Resume

The 9th U.S. Circus Court of Appeals on Tuesday dismissed a case challenging the U.S. Coast Guard’s approval of LNG shipping on the Columbia River, marking the second time in two weeks that Clatsop County preservationists fighting a proposed LNG … Continue reading

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