Entries by Dave in EH

US to Lose $25 Billion on GM Bailout

Apparently, the bailout of the automobile companies is the gift that keeps on taking… “The Treasury Department says in a new report the government expects to lose more than $25 billion on the $85 billion auto bailout. That’s 15 percent higher than its previous forecast. In a monthly report sent to Congress on Friday [August […]

OWS Losing Liberal San Francisco?

So goes Frisco, so goes the nation? As Occupy gets under way after several months of hiatus, the public is finding even less to like about the group. A poll commissioned by CBS San Francisco found support for the group dwindling, and more than 2/3 of those polled felt the police response was either appropriate […]

Feds Raid California Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

So goes Santa Barbara, so goes Hartford? A crackdown on California’s medical marijuana supply chain by federal authorities targeting the state’s illegal drug trade arrived this week in the affluent, coastal county of Santa Barbara. The latest actions include three asset forfeiture lawsuits filed against properties housing marijuana operations and warning letters sent to people […]

One of Obama’s Law School Student Speaks

H/T FoxNation “I actually know the answer to that question.  It’s no (well, technically yes…he didn’t).  President Obama taught “Con Law III” at Chicago.  Judicial review, federalism, the separation of powers — the old “structural Constitution” stuff — is covered in “Con Law I” (or at least it was when I was a student).  Con […]

Terrorism thwarted in Ohio

Today, a plot to collapse bridges in Cleveland was thwarted by the FBI. Five people described as anarchists were arrested Monday in a Cleveland-area park for allegedly trying to blow up a bridge, sources tell Fox News. The public was never in danger from the explosive devices, which were inoperable and controlled by an undercover […]