No civil forfeiture without criminal conviction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) Just in time for the Fourth of July, states are declaring their independence from civil forfeiture. Enabled by civil forfeiture laws, police can seize and keep property more…

Dukes of Hazzard fan to TV Land: 'Ya'll r idiots'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2183245" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Dukes of Hazzard[/caption] Dukes of Hazzard fans took to Facebook to vent their outrage at TV Land's announced intent to stop showing reruns more…

States' rights go front and center, post-SCOTUS

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2182945" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The U.S. Supreme Court[/caption] Fully one third of Americans believe states ought to have the right to ignore federal courts on issues that sets more…

SCOTUS fallout: Let the lawsuits begin

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2160305" align="aligncenter" width="601"] The ACLU sued a Kentucky clerk over her response to the high court's gay marriage ruling.[/caption] The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit more…

NASCAR to fans: No more Confederate flags – please!

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2182725" align="aligncenter" width="600"] NASCAR speedways are asking fans to please leave the Confederate flags at home.[/caption] Dozens of NASCAR speedways have sent out a collective plea to more…

Team Obama to Redskins: No new field without name change

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2182685" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Washington Redskins[/caption] The White House has issued an ultimatum of sorts to the Redskins football operation, telling the powers-who-be they can't buy the land more…

Feds urge 4th as time to talk Obamacare

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2182645" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The 4th of July is the perfect time to talk Obamacare, the feds say.[/caption] It's the Fourth of July, federal style. Health and Human more…