Cops can seize cash, cars and real estate without its owner ever being charged or convicted of a crime.
A new Greenhouse Effect. “…I tried to explain why some justices moved, over time, to a more activist posture, less restrained or principled—in other words, result-oriented. A major factor was the influence of the press. Hence the “Greenhouse effect,” referring to Linda Greenhouse, who covered the justices for the New York Times. The Supreme Court […]
“These days, the left has no moral high ground over the religious right. In fact, I’d take a conservative Christian over a demon-haunted leftist any day, because at least conservative Christians admit that their beliefs are faith-based. They don’t go around screaming “science! science! science!” while drinking sacrificial goats’ blood Santeria-style because the rain gods […]
“Way to go, Mad Dog.”
Bigger Pie has been advocating for the reform of Mississippi’s very lax campaign fund raising, spending and reporting laws for some time. We applaud the current reform efforts as covered in this Clarion Ledger article but reserve congratulations until we see the final product and read the fine print.
The world is still trying to sort out the ramifications of “President Donald Trump” and how an outsider could outfox the establishment of the two most powerful political parties on the planet.
Congressman Bennie Thompson’s Chief of Staff gets 4 months in prison for failure to pay income taxes on his $149,962 salary for 5 years. Not exactly hard time though – just goes to prison on weekends.
Question number 55 from the Trump Transition Team to Obama’s Department of Energy suggests that the respected Energy Information Agency may be cooking the books to understate costs of alternative solar and wind power. 55 EIA’s assessments of levelized costs for renewable technologies do not contain back-up costs for the fossil fuel technologies that are […]
U.S. taxpayers could be joining Mississippi Power ratepayers on the hook for the soaring costs of the Kemper Project clean coal power plant.
The 2016 campaign defies traditional analysis. Viewing it through the usual Democrat versus Republican template misses some of the critical lessons. This campaign was not right versus left but rather establishment versus non-establishment with the establishment getting thrashed.