Law and Order/Legislation

April Magolon sues Disney, accuses Donald Duck of groping

April Magolon is suing Disney over a claim that she was groped by Donald Duck. He isn't the first Disney theme park character to be accused.
A family – not that of April Magolon – is greeted by Donald Duck at a Disney theme park attraction. Honestly, Donald appears menacing.

Renee Bowman | Children need better advocates

Renee Bowman has been convicted of first degree murder and child abuse. She milked her adopted girls for state money and stuffed two of them in her freezer.

Wisconsin judge blocks anti-collective bargaining bill

In a minor victory for the working class, the Wisconsin anti-collective bargaining law has been temporarily blocked by a Dane County judge.
An image of Wisconsin on a map. The state is a raised fist, and the word “Solidarity” hovers above.

Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

DREAM Act vote offers citizenship for service or schooling

The House voted to approve the DREAM Act, but the Senate has yet to vote. This controversial bill could mean citizenship for some immigrants.
Military

Global warming and Walmart going to the Supreme Court

Lawsuits concerning Walmart and global warming have been added to the upcoming Supreme Court docket. Both cases have massive implications...
WalMart

Jared Loughner due in court to face charges in Tuscon shooting

Jared Loughner, the suspect in the Tuscon shooting rampage, will be arraigned in court for the shootings today. He may face the death penalty.
Gabrielle Giffords

Installment Loans Online and How They Differ From The Average Payday Loan

One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.
One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.

The California Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act: Part 1

California voters are set to decide if recreational marijuana should be legal in the state. What are the arguments for and against the act?
A single joint of marijuana

CARD Act could strip stay-at-home partners of financial identity

The consumer-protection CARD Act is supposed to protect consumers, but some stay-at-home spouses hit snags because they can't prove income.
Credit Card Applications

$6,500 Homebuyer Tax Credit Officially Extended to 2010

Congress today passed a bill that extends the homebuyer tax credit to 2010. There are some big changes and new exemptions...
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The Ease and Convenience of Short Term Loans Needs To Be Managed In A Smart Way

It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.
It is not wise to go crazy with short term loans just because you can get them online with no credit checks, no collateral and without having to fax in tons of documents.

ACORN Urges Pimps and Prostitutes to Lie to the IRS

ACORN has been exposed once more, this time by BigGovernment.com. They're helping pimps and prostitutes to lie to the IRS and cheat taxpayers!
Another satisfied ACORN customer. Does he also need no fax payday loans with no credit check? (Photo: flickr.com)

Dina Wein-Reis | Making Chumps Of Corporate Giants

New York socialite Dina Wein-Reis came from humble beginnings, but worked her way up to become a $15 million per year confidence woman. Will the greedy never...
Dina Wein-Reis (Photo: fraudtalk.blogspot.com)

The Case for Walking Away

With no end in sight to rising unemployment and with foreclosure rates continuing to accelerate, people are walking away from debt and into bankruptcy court...
walking-away

What You Need To Know To Keep From Getting Trapped By Cash Advance Addiction

Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.
Cash advances are not a long term financial fix for spending spree addictions. Using them should be done so responsibly and in a realistic manner.

Russian adoption return | U.S.-Russian adoption goes wrong

An American woman attempted to return the Russian boy she adopted to Russia by sending him back with a note pinned to his coat. READ ON...
View of a Russian orphanage with snow, trees, and a main entrance.

Soft drink tax: Colorado lawmakers may repeal after one year

After only one year, Colorado lawmakers might repeal the 2.9 percent sales tax on soda, citing everything from inequality to ineffectiveness.
Soft drink tax Colorado

Furlough of NY State workers quashed by high court

A one-day furlough for New York State workers, ordered by the governor to save emergency money, has been quashed by a judge. READ MORE...
David Paterson

No Credit Check Personal Loans From The Comfort Of Home - A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.
Personal loans are so easy to get it worries some consumer groups. Like anything on the internet it pays to be informed before you pursue any online transactions.

Should Government Limit Bank Overdraft Fees?

The Associated Press reports some congressional Democrats want to draw up legislation that would limit how much banks can charge customers in overdraft fees...
With this debit transaction cost $35 more than you think?

Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens plan Papal arrest

Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens are pursuing the possibility of having Pope Benedict XVI charged with crimes against humanity…
Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins are seated together poolside during a promotional tour for their books.