Lenehan cleared

This was a) inevitable; b) legally correct; and, c) will not satisfy the mob. The Nova Scotia provincial court judge at the centre of the controversial sexual-assault trial involving taxi driver Bassam Al-Rawi has been vindicated. Judge Gregory Lenehan acquitted Al-Rawi of sexually assaulting an intoxicated female passenger in Halifax. [...] In his March 2017 decision … Continue reading Lenehan cleared

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Trump’s toothless NDA

Harry Litman, a former federal prosecutor, says Stormy Daniels shouldn't worry about having to pay millions of dollars to the President even if the now-infamous non-disclosure agreement isn't set aside: Take the case of Stormy Daniels, the porn actress who says she had an affair with Trump in 2006. Trump lawyer Michael Cohen said he … Continue reading Trump’s toothless NDA

The conservative case against capital punishment

As the President talks about expanding capital punishment to drug dealers, and Oklahoma resorts to increasingly desperate measures to carry out the ultimate punishment, Sarah Quinlan of RedState.com makes the unimpeachable case that anyone who supports limiting the power of the state should oppose giving the state the power to take a life: On March 14, … Continue reading The conservative case against capital punishment

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should

Lindsay Shepherd's treatment by her university was absolutely appalling, and it is disgusting to see unhinged Mao-lings forcibly shutting down speakers who may challenge some of the deeply held beliefs they discovered this week. Having said that...wow, this is a horrible, credibility-shattering idea: Goldy was fired from Rebel Media for espousing her extremist views on … Continue reading Just because you can doesn’t mean you should

The making of a Big Lie

In 2010, Israeli commandos stormed a boat piloted by peaceful activists delivering supplies to Gaza, and carried out a completely unprovoked massacre that left ten people dead. That's what the activists say publicly, at least.  Privately, in the rabidly antisemitic Facebook group to which PM-in-waiting Jeremy Corbyn once belonged, the flotilla leader admitted that Israel … Continue reading The making of a Big Lie