Gorsuch Challenges Blank Check for the U.S. Attorney General: New at Reason

In October, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an important case that asks whether Congress violated Article I, Section 1 of the Constitution by delegating its lawmaking authority to the executive branch. That question is at the heart of Gundy v. United States , in which convicted sex offender Herman Avery Gundy is challenging the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act of 2006 (SORNA), which among other things requires convicted sex offenders to register, check in periodically in person, and share personal information with the authorities.

Source: Gorsuch Challenges Blank Check for the U.S. Attorney General: New at Reason

Texas Woman, 61, Dies in Jail After Sitting There for Months over $300 Bail Order

Debtors Prisons…..

Janice Dotson-Stephens, 61, died in jail on Friday after living there for months because nobody paid $30 to a bondsman to cover her bail. Dotson-Stephens was arrested in Bexar County, Texas, in July for criminal trespassing, a misdemeanor.

Source: Texas Woman, 61, Dies in Jail After Sitting There for Months over $300 Bail Order

How the ‘Dead Suspect Loophole’ Lets Texas Police Hide Records of Jail Deaths and Shootings: New at Reason

The state has too much power….it’s that simple

In 2013, an Austin police officer shot 70-year-old John Schaefer twice in the chest, killing him on his own porch. Schaefer had called 911 to report that he’d shot a neighbor’s pit bull after the dog attacked him in his backyard.

Source: How the ‘Dead Suspect Loophole’ Lets Texas Police Hide Records of Jail Deaths and Shootings: New at Reason

“Let’s Just Send A Couple Of Guys Over”: Comey Admits Another Violation Of Department Protocol and Policy

Below is my column in The Hill Newspaper on the recent admission by James Comey that he intentionally circumvented the White House Counsel and Justice Department protocol to send two agents to interview then National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Source: “Let’s Just Send A Couple Of Guys Over”: Comey Admits Another Violation Of Department Protocol and Policy

Judge in Flynn case orders Mueller to turn over interview docs after bombshell claim of FBI pressure

One day after former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s legal team made the bombshell allegations that the FBI had pushed him not to bring a lawyer to his fateful 2017 interview with agents at the White House, the federal judge overseeing Flynn’s criminal case late Wednesday ordered Special Counsel Robert Mueller to turn over all of its highly secret documents related to the questioning.

Source: Judge in Flynn case orders Mueller to turn over interview docs after bombshell claim of FBI pressure

James Clapper’s Unwitting Irony: Former National Intelligence Director Dismisses Claim Of Innocence Of Maria Butina

This guy is the poster child for the protection of the military/intelligence industrial complex.  He lies to whomever about anything if it will advance his agenda.  He is no position to criticize anybody.

There are moments on television where the irony is so great that it leaves you dumbfounded. On Tuesday night, CNN brought on its contributor, James Clapper, to address the plea deal struck by accused Russian Agent Maria Butina. Clapper was asked by Wolf Blitzer if it is possible that Butina could have simply been used unwittingly by the Russian government.

Source: James Clapper’s Unwitting Irony: Former National Intelligence Director Dismisses Claim Of Innocence Of Maria Butina

Wayne County Cops Seized Her Car Over $10 Worth of Weed. Now She’s Suing.

A Detroit woman is suing Wayne County, Michigan, after police seized her car for possession of $10 worth of marijuana under the state’s civil asset forfeiture laws. Crystal Sisson alleges in a federal civil rights lawsuit filed Wednesday that she was pulled over by Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies this July after they surveilled her going into a Detroit medical marijuana dispensary, where she had bought a small amount of marijuana for $10.

Source: Wayne County Cops Seized Her Car Over $10 Worth of Weed. Now She’s Suing.