Law and Order/Legislation

South Dakota drops justifiable homicide-driven abortion bill

Justifiable homicide won't be used as a defense for killing abortion doctors in South Dakota any time soon; House Bill 1171 has been tabled.
A gaggle of white-robed Caucasian men are bowing down to a plastic baby on black altar.

Arizona cannot deport illegal immigrants under SB 1070

SB1070 is about to go into effect, but it has been revealed that Arizona cannot actually deport illegal immigrants. That's up to the feds…
A Mexican law enforcement officer on the Mexico side of the United State's southern border fence. A ladder made from welded rebar is extended over the tall fence. The officer has spotted someone climbing into the U.S. illegally. Border Patrol quickly apprehended the perpetrator.

Wendy Touton | Mistress in Marie Douglas David Divorce

The ultra high-society divorce of ex-CEO George David and Swedish countess Marie Douglas-David is predictably ugly... throw in mistress Wendy Touton and...
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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.

EU banker bonuses capped by European Parliament

European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to cap EU banker bonuses. No payday loans or excessive loan cash if a bank underperforms…
A hanged mannequin wearing the sign "Eat the bankers."

Justice Department faces off in court against Joe Arpaio

Controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio is being sued by the Justice Department. The suit says Arpaio won't cooperate with civil rights investigations.
Photo of Joe Arpaio

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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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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)

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.

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...
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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...
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