Monthly Archives: December 2013

Police: At least seven inmates in Florida have used forged

At least seven inmates in Florida have used forged documents in attempts to escape from prison, including two killers who were mistakenly freed because of the paperwork, authorities said Tuesday   Police: At least seven inmates in Florida have used … Continue reading

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JPMorgan to pay $5.1 billion to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac over mortgages

‘…JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $5.1 billion to resolve claims that it misledĀ  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky home loans and mortgage securities itĀ  sold them before the housing market collapsed.. ‘but then ‘..But no high-level Wall … Continue reading

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High court test of surveillance law could be ahead

About time. In a court filing Friday, the government said it intends to offer into evidence in Muhtorov’s case “information obtained or derived from acquisition of foreign intelligence information conducted pursuant to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.” Last … Continue reading

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Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion May Lower Prison Costs: Study

Talk about taking the cost emphasis out of prison reform. Makes ya wonder just how many hands were in the pie that wrote the Affordable Care Act. I talked to one congressman in office at the time and he said … Continue reading

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Curbing antibiotics on farms taking too long

This is good case in point on the cold hearted bottom line taking precedent. Routine use of antibiotics makes some bacteria stronger and resistant to treatment. When those hardier bugs infect a person, antibiotics might no longer work. Last month, … Continue reading

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FDA wants restrictions on hydrocodone painkillers

You have to ask yourself just who makes money off of the most extensively prescribed pain killer in the nation. The when you look at the profit margin from this drug as a class III drug and the easy access … Continue reading

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Harsh Sentences Are Killing the Jury Trial

My question to any one out there is: Have you ever seen a politician go to jail for a mandatory drug sentence. To the best of my memory, they plead a ‘oh so sorry and its off to rehab. ‘…This … Continue reading

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