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Officer “Spread-your-cheeks” convicted of Official Oppression

When I heard about the searches that this officer performed, initially it made me think of one of Dave Chappelle’s stand up comedy routines…(When talking about how the police treat black people) “You wouldn’t believe what they say to us! ‘Spread your cheeks and lift your sack!’ Hold on man, I don’t even know you […]

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Electric Chair coming back in Tennessee

There has been a nationwide scarcity on lethal injection drugs.  How have states responded?  Well, in Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill into law Thursday that will allow death row inmates to be executed by electrocution if the prisons are unable to obtain the drugs. Much of the scarcity of the drugs used for lethal […]

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Famous fruit cakes purveyor admits to $16M fraud

It was a dark day in a Dallas Federal Court room Tuesday as Sandy Jenkins of Dallas based Collin Street Bakery plead guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering,  mail fraud, and making a false statement to a financial institution. Far from a modest and secreted scheme, sixty five year old Jenkins allegedly engaged in […]

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Life in Jail for Pot Brownies!?! That’s how we do it in Texas!

When I first read this story I was a little taken aback.  Some poor kid was looking at a possible 5 – 99 years sentence in jail for some chocolaty marijuana edibles?…then I read a little deeper into it and I understood why. Jacob Lavoro, a Roundrock Teenager does not just stand accused of baking […]

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