Archives for April 21, 2015

Virginia Enacts Law To Protect Landowners From Predatory Land Trusts

In a sting­ing repu­di­a­tion of the con­duct of a Vir­ginia envi­ron­men­tal group once viewed as polit­i­cal­ly invin­ci­ble, Gov. Ter­ry McAu­li­ffe (D) March 10 signed into law bipar­ti­san leg­is­la­tion that — for the first time — pro­vides rur­al landown­ers the means with which to defend them­selves against bul­ly­ing by land trusts. The land­mark leg­is­la­tion, intro­duced by […]

Morris: Obama Sneaking in ‘Unrestricted Immigration’ in TPA Trade Deal

Mon­day on New­max TV’s “America’s Forum,” polit­i­cal com­men­ta­tor Dick Mor­ris said the Trans-Pacif­ic Part­ner­ship (TPA) fast track being sup­port­ed by many Repub­li­cans has a pro­vi­sion that allows for the “free flow of work­ers” between coun­tries, essen­tial­ly cre­at­ing a back­door to “unre­strict­ed immi­gra­tion.” Mor­ris said, “This is huge. I hope every­body lis­ten­ing takes action call your […]

Police Must Respect the Right of Citizens to Record Them

I’m ask­ing all the cit­i­zens of North Charleston to con­tin­ue tap­ing.” That is what Coun­cil­woman Dorothy Williams said in response to the shoot­ing death of Wal­ter Scott. She and oth­ers rec­og­nize that the sto­ry would have been very dif­fer­ent with­out the video show­ing that a white police offi­cer shot the unarmed black man sev­er­al times […]