Law and Order/Legislation

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

How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

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

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

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.

Grandmother Almost Uses Installment Loans to Fund Scam

Thieves are taking advantage of the elderly as they dupe them into using credit cards, savings and installment loans to aid fake grandchildren in distress...
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How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

Kristina Ross arrested for tricking women into breast exams

Kristina Ross – aka Berlyn Aussieahshowna – is in jail for tricking women into bar-room breast exams. The transgender suspect isn't an M.D.
080922-N-2688M-004 SAN DIEGO (Sept. 22, 2008) Lead Mammography Technologist Carmen Waters, Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) Breast Health Center, assists a patient preparing for a mammography. In conjunction with NMCSDs pharmacy, the Breast Health Center has started a new program called “Mammograms While You Wait” which allows patients to take the exam while their prescriptions are being filled. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Moon/Released)

Proposition 8 | Both sides promising appeals

Though the California district court case on Proposition 8 will be decided today, the case will continue. Both sides said they will appeal.
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Michael Skakel | Fifth appeal of murder conviction denied

Michael Skakel's fifth appeal was denied by the Connecticut Supreme Court today. What evidence is there for and against a new trial? READ ON...
A court gavel sitting on a legal document.

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

Rep. Dennis Kucinich sues over olive pit in his sandwich

Dennis Kucinich has filed a $150,000 lawsuit against the companies responsible for a sandwich with an olive pit in it that hurt his teeth.
File photo of Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich on the presidential campaign trail. He's standing on a chair with arms spread wide.

Revolt against TSA | Pilots lead charge against privacy invasion

The TSA has implemented "enhanced screening procedures" that may have finally crossed the line. Pilots, and many passengers, are simply saying "no."
Airport security

Michael Vick Has Been Reinstated Into the NFL

Michael Vick has been reinstated into the NFL, which means that not only does the league need new leadership, but the team that signs him should be boycotted...
Justice. (Photo: thehollywoodgossip.com)

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

Suspects must speak to remain silent, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of requiring suspects to actually speak if they wish to exercise the Miranda right to remain silent…
It looks like these police officers are taking this man's right to remain silent quite literally, as they're covering his mouth. In truth, this altercation appears to have occurred in a country that is not bound by Miranda Rights.

Kingston Jamaica declares monthlong state of emergency

A fight over extradition of a local businessman and suspected drug lord is causing civil unrest and an emergency state in Kingston, Jamaica.
Kingston Jamaica