Recent grand jury leaks match original police reports in Ferguson

Multiple leaks have seemingly come from insiders directly familiar with the Darren Wilson grand jury proceedings in Missouri during the last week. The grand jury is considering if Wilson, a police officer in Ferguson, was justified in killing Michael Brown on Aug. 4.

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NY Times takes 13 days to correct lie about Bush’s Iraq war coalition

Yeah, only two weeks to fix. I read this when the story came out and forgot to write about it. I’m pretty certain some other bloggers pointed it out immediately after it was published, but just today the New York Times published their correction.

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Racial profiling traffic “study” stirring up stupidity again

For the life of me, I can not figure out why a review of traffic stop statistics could provide race-baiters with solid information showing cops are “illegally” racial profiling. Oh wait, I know. They can use the statistics collected – no matter how valid they are – to show a “disparity” they can use in a headline.

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How to travel by air with a firearm

There has been quite a few people who are confused when it comes to traveling with your firearm by air. This post will review how you should pack your stuff.

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Computer crash update – IRS letter to Congress re: Lerner emails

An important update to yesterday’s post on the Lois Lerner email situation. The full letter sent to the chairman and ranking member of the Committee on Finance who requested documents and emails from the IRS concerning the application process for tax exempt organizations is now available. PLEASE read this post and share it with everyone … we need to take this as it is – another anecdote on how bad big government is – and move on.

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Justina Pelletier may be heading home soon – Video

I’m posting this today because I know Jim has discussed this topic on the big radio show in the past. I’m not too familiar with the case, but The Hartford Courant has an update story this morning, and I found a video of Justina supposedly shot last weekend, where she begs the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to let her go home.

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Is federal funding for highways being “chipped away?”

So says the first line of The Hartford Courant’s story this morning. Connecticut is talking about adding high-tech tolls to stretches of I-95 and I-84 in the state, but is the reasoning valid?

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Obama to bypass Congress again – new student loan rules

In 2010, Congress pass and President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act. Along with cutting off the private student loan market by removing subsidies, making loans pretty much the exclusive realm of the federal government, the legislation capped the repayments of new loans to 10 percent of the persons discretionary income. The previous cap was 15 percent.

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“Running missions every single day” to find Bergdahl

We’ve got six soldiers who were in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s unit. They were there the night he disappeared. They were there the morning the team found out he was missing. There were part of missions to go out and find him. And they are being discredited?

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Zero Tolerance Watch: No medication in school, and since sunscreen is a medication…

And you thought the zero common sense trend just applied to toy guns, pizza slices in the shape of a gun, pointing your finger in the shape of a gun, seeing a cloud shaped as a gun and – of course – school prayer. Au contraire mon frere.

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