Feds Use Enron Inspired Law to Go After Fisherman

31 Oct 2014, 3:10 pm

Gulf Coast fisherman John L. Yates received a 30 day jail sentence and 3 years of probation after being convicted of breaking a law designed to prevent Enron style document destruction. Federal authorities accused Yates of destroying a number of undersized fish after being issued a citation for havi

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The American Spectator

Milton Wolf Endorses Pat Roberts

Good for Milton Wolf. The man who made the conservative case in the Kansas Senate primary against incumbent GOP Senator Pat Roberts has now endorsed his one-time rival. This is a good thing. Everybody from Sarah Palin to Ted Cruz and Rand Paul has been in Kansas to close ranks behind Roberts, who i

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3 Reasons President Obama Is Wrong About Stay-At-Home Mothers

President Obama just took a bizarre swipe at stay-at-home mothers. Here are three problems with his argument.

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The Washington Free Beacon

Feds Use Enron Inspired Law to Go After Fisherman

Gulf Coast fisherman John L. Yates received a 30 day jail sentence and 3 years of probation after being convicted of breaking a law designed to prevent Enron style document destruction. Federal authorities accused Yates of destroying a number of undersized fish after being issued a citation for havi

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The anti-Israel Middle East lobbying group J Street has once again been crowned the loser of its office building’s annual pumpkin carving contest in what insiders are describing as a demoralizing loss for a group that has few victories to its credit. This year, J Street entered into the conte

Big Government

Nunn Heckled At Campaign Stop

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American Thinker

Say It Loud, I'm Republican and I'm Proud

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Heritage Foundation

School Issues ‘No Trespass Order’ on Iraq Veteran Who Questioned Daughter’s Homework Assignment on Islam

An Iraq veteran was banned from his daughter’s high school after objecting to a required homework assignment about Islam. Kevin Wood, father of an 11th-grader... Read More The post School Issues ‘No Trespass Order’ on Iraq Veteran Who Questioned Daughter’s Homework Assignmen

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The Corner

Fed Communication Complexity

FOMC Statements: Reading Grade Level and Length pic.twitter.com/SKp6sWJ8w2 — Michael R. Strain (@MichaelRStrain) October 31, 2014 From the St. Louis Fed: Over the years, the Federal Reserve has developed numerous communication tools aimed at increasing transparency. One tool in part

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31 Oct 2014, 3:11 pm

Mary Landrieu has represented Louisiana in one form or another since 1980. So it is amusing to see her suddenly discover that the state is a sexist sort of place at the exact moment that she has run into political trouble. It is even more amusing that she was immediately critici
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Red State

Landrieu Jumps on the Race Wagon

When I first started working in radio, I was fortunate enough to get an interview with Mary Landrieu. It was just after her initial vote to push Obamacare to the The post Landrieu Jumps on the Race Wagon appeared first on RedState.

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