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Ultimately it will come down to jurors either believing their own eyes and ears, or believing the paid-for expert witnesses. Medical experts testifying for the defense claim that Kelly Thomas could ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 07:11 AM PST with 21 Recommends
In an exclusive story, Reuters reveals that security around the West fertilizer plant left a lot to be desired . The plant was a frequent target for thieves who stole some of the anhydrous ammonia ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat May 04, 2013 at 08:20 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
You may remember the story of Jonathan and Beth Hankins, the couple in Klamath Falls, Oregon who bought a Freddie Mac home only to have to move out a few weeks later after finding out it had been a ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 03:15 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Jonathan Hankins of Klamath Falls, Oregon thought he was getting a good deal when he bought a house from Freddie Mac for only $36,000. What he didn't know, however, was that he'd bought a former ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 03:11 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I live in a moderate-sized city in western Wisconsin, on the edge of the Minneapolis-St. Paul urban area. We're a college town, not wealthy, but fairly affluent by many standards. This past week I ...
by Mike Kahlow
Comment Count 289 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 09:52 AM PDT with 155 Recommends
Generally I'm in favor of legalization of presently illegal drugs, but I draw the line on methamphetamine. You need a collection of nasty chemicals to cook up a batch , but without ephedrine or ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 62 comments on Mon May 07, 2012 at 07:31 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Is that a blatant attention grabbing blog post title, or what? No doubt they see a lot of strange things come down the river at Chiang Saeng, but the two Chinese cargo boats rudderless, crewless, ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Oct 16, 2011 at 04:02 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Without the drug war, I'm pretty sure that The Bank Robber on a Bicycle would have become just a routine gutter drunk, or maybe an AA type who finally got things back together as best he could. Now, ...
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jul 27, 2011 at 08:03 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer The attorney representing Country Crossing developer Ronnie Gilley in ...
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jun 30, 2011 at 08:44 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The next time you're in the bookstore, look for Methland: the Death and Life of an American Small Town by Nick Reding. We all know about drug-epidemic books. They're like the assemblies ...
by Pericles
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jan 20, 2010 at 12:53 PM PST with 16 Recommends
There's the story, and then there are the stories about the story, and then there's a story about the stories about the story. This is the latter. I submit that the most striking thing about Sarah ...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 290 comments on Fri Jul 03, 2009 at 04:59 PM PDT with 169 Recommends
The supreme court ruling on the exclusionary rule is a disturbing and discordant note ringing in an amazing time of hope and good feelings, and even further illustrates the desperate need for non-...
by PiRierran
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2009 at 01:04 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Just a brief story hadn't seen here yet: Wasilla is the "meth capital of Alaska" according to an article (undated, appears to be from 2005) in the Juneau Empire. http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/
by FreedomRider
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2008 at 03:32 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
OK, executive experience as a small-town Mayor is a key qualification for Sarah Palin. So, what kind of shape did Mayor Palin leave Wasilla in? This is ...
by Eric Schmeltzer
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2008 at 08:10 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
The Drug Enforcement Administration was created by President Richard Nixon through an Executive Order [on] July [1,] 1973 in order to ...
by RadicalRuss
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2008 at 05:47 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This satire was partially composed by Hillary Clinton supporters here on Daily Kos, albeit unwittingly, so thanks goes out to them.
by Bachem Macuno
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2008 at 04:10 PM PST with 10 Recommends
by John Campanelli
Comment Count 394 comments on Fri Nov 03, 2006 at 02:39 AM PST with 187 Recommends
by Ishmael
Comment Count 458 comments on Thu Nov 02, 2006 at 11:58 AM PST with 491 Recommends
by Sharon in MD
Comment Count 0 comments on Wed Dec 14, 2005 at 05:14 AM PST with 1 Recommend
by Skaje
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2005 at 01:16 PM PST with 10 Recommends