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Former U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison

Former Staten Island rep pleaded guilty to tax fraud last year

Rebecca Davis O’Brien reports: Former U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who pleaded guilty last year to tax fraud, was sentenced Friday to eight months in prison and one year of supervised release. 252 more words

Breaking News

BREAKING: Boston Bomber Apologizes, Admits Guilt for Deadly 2013 Attack

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday apologized for the deadly 2013 attack at a hearing at which he was to be formally sentenced to death. 229 more words

U.S. News

word: recompense

recompense

Definition: (verb) To award compensation for; make a return for. Synonyms: compensate, indemnify, repair Usage: I wish to recompense you for the time and money that you spent while helping my sister find her lost dog. Discuss.

Federal Judge holds that North Carolina law supports a release signed by the mother of a minor plaintiff to stop a lawsuit

Still not a decision by the NC Supreme Court which is controlling on this issue, however a very interesting case and a very staunch support of the idea that a parent can sign away a minor’s right to sue. 2,719 more words

Case Analysis

Another Court Victory Against Obama's Illegal Executive Order Granting Amnesty

Judge Denies Obama’s Request to Let Immigration Policy Stand

Julián Aguilar reports: A Brownsville-based federal judge on Tuesday denied the Obama administration’s request to let a controversial immigration program proceed while the issue plays out in the courts. 377 more words

Barack Obama

Fred Bauer: Pluralism vs. Sectarian Secularism

The debate over religious liberty has brought out some odd readings of American history

Fred Bauer writes: A number of forces are fueling the current debate about religious liberty in the United States: among them, good-faith efforts to promote the continued improvement of the Union, senses of cultural grievance, anti-religion paranoia, ignorance, self-righteousness, opportunism, partisanship, and new-wave authoritarianism. 793 more words

Politics

Friends of Black Rock are No Friends At All

As I was filling out some applications for art projects this year, I looked up the Friends of Black Rock Residency.  I saw the show at Liberty Fine Art Gallery in 2014.   962 more words

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