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NWTF Convention & Sport Show

The 2019 NWTF Convention & Sport Show is on this weekend in Nashville, Tennessee! Here's a closer look at what you'll find at the... Read more... The post NWTF Convention & Sport Show appeared first on Bowhunting.com.
Tags: Hunting, Nashville Tennessee, Turkey Hunting, Bowhunting Blog, Bowhunting Turkey, NWTF Convention & Sport Show


NWTF Convention & Sport Show: Welcome to Turkey Town!

The 2019 NWTF Convention & Sport Show is on this weekend in Nashville, Tennessee! Here's a closer look at what you'll find at the... Read more... The post NWTF Convention & Sport Show: Welcome to Turkey Town! appeared first on Bowhunting.com.
Tags: Hunting, Nashville Tennessee, Turkey Hunting, Bowhunting Blog, Bowhunting Turkey, Turkey Town, NWTF Convention & Sport Show


At the Staring Bug-Eyed Café...

... you can lurch and talk to yourself all night.And remember to use the Althouse Portal to Amazon buy your copy of "Bonfire of the Vanities" or whatever else you might need keep to keep going in this crazy world. I'll recommend Squeaky Clean mouthwash and not just because mice squeak. I like the way it looks. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Althouse Portal to Amazon


Homeowners Associations: Very Very Messy Situation

My question involves real estate located in the State of: California Hello all. I am one of five board members at an association and all of us termed out a while back ago. We had a really bad management company who was delinquent in filing our taxes and therefore, California suspended our corporate status from 2012 to July 2014. When we changed the management company we were advised of suspension and the new company porceeded with the revival. In 2013, we adopted a collection policy that mi...
Tags: Law, California, Real Estate Ownership And Title


Nan Goldin threatens London gallery boycott over £1m gift from Sackler fund

Artist brands planned donation from pharmaceutical family to National Portrait Gallery unethical over OxyContin linkThe National Portrait Gallery will be forced to turn down a gift of £1m from members of the multibillionaire Sackler family if it goes ahead with a prestigious new exhibition of the work of US artist Nan Goldin.The photographer and activist is threatening to boycott the gallery if it accepts the donation from the owners of the American pharmaceutical company that makes the addictiv...
Tags: London, Drugs, US, Society, UK News, World news, Art and design, Philanthropy, National Portrait Gallery, Nan Goldin, Opioids, Sackler, Opioids crisis


Divorce in California - Division of Assets/Debts

Hi. My wife and I will be going through the divorce process soon here in California, and I am wondering regards our credit card debts and assets. I understand these matters are not simple. I will set an example: Let's say, prior to our marriage, I owed $10,000 in Credit Card debts. Today I owe $20,000. 1. So the prior $10,000 CC debts would not apply to our marriage, correct?, but throughout our marriage I paid off for example $5000 off of it. So technically from the $20,000 I owe today,...
Tags: Law, California, Divorce, Credit Card, Annulment and Separation


"Her gallery was considered by many to be at, or near, the white hot center of the ’80s art boom. The works she displayed there... were 'seen as slanting heavily toward an overtly macho form of Neo-Expressionist painting.'..."

"In 2016, the actor Alec Baldwin sued Ms. Boone, saying she had defrauded him by promising him one painting by Mr. Bleckner, but then providing another, similar Bleckner painting with the same name. Mr. Baldwin’s case was eventually settled... In the tax case, Ms. Boone was charged with filing false returns.... [Boone's lawyer] told the judge that she committed her crimes 'not because she was greedy, but because she was frightened.'... [Prosecutors] cited the many personal expenses Ms. Boone had...
Tags: Art, Crime, Law, Tax, Manhattan, Hermès, Alec Baldwin, Boone, Louis Vuitton, Baldwin, Ann Althouse, Mary Boone, Bleckner


"Feed it the opening line of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four – 'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen'..."

"... and the system recognises the vaguely futuristic tone and the novelistic style, and continues with: 'I was in my car on my way to a new job in Seattle. I put the gas in, put the key in, and then I let it run. I just imagined what the day would be like. A hundred years from now. In 2045, I was a teacher in some school in a poor part of rural China. I started with Chinese history and history of science."From "New AI fake text generator may be too dangerous to release, say creators/The Elon Mu...
Tags: Elon Musk, Law, China, Computers, George Orwell, Seattle, Orwell, Ann Althouse


Terminating Parental Rights - Father in Prison, Living in Different States

My question involves a child custody case from the State of: Illinois y son is 10. I was in a relationship with his dad for two years. Since that time his dad has been in prison 3 years, drug charge. Now on trial for first degree murder. (Yes I made a mistake with the father, but I got my son out of it, a blessing.) I have provided 100% financial and emotional support for 7 years. Never received a dollar in child support. I now live in Colorado. I moved away when his dad was in prison (after co...
Tags: Law, Colorado, Child Custody, Illinois, Co, Support And Visitation


Criminal Records: Aroura Illinois Shooter Illegal Gun Ownership

My question involves criminal records for the state of: Mississippi and Illinois. Why don't felony records show background checks for Firearm owner ID cards? The Illinois shooter was allowed to buy a gun and a bunch of ammo. I read that the background check for that doesn't show his previous felony in Mississippi. This is insane!! Isn't that the whole point of background checks?.... to see if there is something bad there that should give reason for not letting wackos have weapons??!!!!
Tags: Mississippi, Law, Illinois, Criminal Records, Aroura Illinois Shooter Illegal Gun Ownership


"Lying shrivelled upon a blue cloth, jaundice yellow but for the bloody end where it was sliced off—apparently as cleanly as sashimi..."

"... the severed penis is instead a listless nubbin, small and sad: not a pound of flesh so much as a few pathetic ounces. Still, it is the enduring symbolic power of the penis which gives the documentary its cumulatively disquieting effect....  Most salutary is the way that 'Lorena' reveals what happens when symbols of manhood are under threat—a subject as relevant today as it was in the early nineties, when John’s penis became a potent stand-in for masculinity itself and the cultural response ...
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, Law, John, Whoopi Goldberg, Lorena, Ann Althouse, Rebecca Mead, Genitalia, Lorena Bobbitt, Bobbitts


Professional Conduct: Representing a Close Relative

My question relates to legal practice in the state of: New York Should an attorney recuse him/herself from defending a close relative? Would it be considered a conflict of interest? Would it even be allowed?
Tags: New York, Law, Legal Practice


Gossip was a powerful tool for the powerless in Ancient Greece

At the heart of the greatest works of Ancient Greek literature are mighty acts of revenge. Revengers overcome their enemies through superior physical prowess, as when Achilles kills Hector in a single combat to avenge the death of his comrade Patroclus; or through their employment of trickery and deceit, as when Medea slays Creon and his daughter by using poisoned clothing in revenge against Jason, her unfaithful husband. But how could a person lacking in physical strength, magical abilities or ...
Tags: Gender, Greece, Society, History, Innovation, Athens, Gender Equality, Jason, Justice System, Aristotle, Achilles, Hector, Ancient Greece, Demosthenes, Ancient World, Creon


Arkansas’s border-hopping borrowers

The Arkansas constitution caps allowable interest rates for lending at 17 percent. Is the effect more to protect consumers, or deprive them of desired choices? A study [Ben Lukongo and Thomas W. Miller Jr., Mercatus] Tags: Arkansas, banks, debtor-creditor law
Tags: Law, Banks, Uncategorized, Arkansas, Debtor-creditor Law, Ben Lukongo, Thomas W Miller


Fences and Walls: Neighbor Deliberately Built New Fence on My Property

My question involves real estate located in the State of: Oregon I live on flag lot. My new neighbor tore down our fence along my driveway and built a fence 14” over onto my property. This fence is so close to my driveway that my side mirror hits the fence. They also piled dirt along the base of the fence and the pile of dirt overlaps onto my driveway. When they had three posts in the ground, I told them to stop construction and provided a Plat Map identify the property line. They got mad at me ...
Tags: Law, Oregon, Real Estate Ownership And Title, Brunton


Another Politician Probably Violated the First Amendment By Blocking a Constituent on Twitter–Campbell v. Reisch

I’m shaking my head at how many politicians block their constituents on social media. What a terrible practice. Today’s case is particularly mind-blowing. Rep. Reisch is a representative in the Missouri House of Representatives tweeting @CheriMO44. The court describes the allegations: On June 22, 2018, Reisch tweeted about her appearance at a public event, at which her political opponent in the November 6, 2018 general election, Maren Jones, also appeared. Resich tweeted “Sad my opponent put he...
Tags: Twitter, Law, Kentucky, Court, Social Media, Army, Randall, Morgan, Campbell, Boone County, Kendrick, Bevin, Loudoun County, Davison, Missouri House of Representatives, Content Regulation


Warsaw Pact

A story in The Indiana Lawyer A Warsaw attorney with nearly 50 years’ experience has resigned from the Indiana bar after facing an investigation by the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission. In a Thursday order, the Indiana Supreme Court accepted... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Indiana, Warsaw, Warsaw Pact, Indiana Supreme Court, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission


Why we know so little about the bad cop at the center of the botched Houston drug raid

A couple of weeks ago, Grits raised numerous questions about a drug-raid-gone-bad in Houston that left four officers shot and two homeowners and two of their dogs dead. Police-union leadership blamed police-accountability activists for the episode, and the mayor and city council members backed them up.Now, it turns out the informant identified in the search warrant may not exist, and the narcotics officer in question has a lengthy disciplinary history, though much of it only documented in closed...
Tags: Texas, Maryland, Law, Dallas, Houston, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Houston Chronicle, Brady, Legislature, Bryant, Sheriff s Office, Harris County, Texas Legislature, Bexar County, Court of Criminal Appeals


Goodbye to Bruno Ganz.

RIP Bruno Ganz, who Gen X remembers as the angel in "Wings of Desire" and millennials remember as Hitler in that bunker scene. https://t.co/reLloWv55Y— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) February 16, 2019 [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Movies, Law, Hitler, Bruno Ganz, Ann Althouse, Dave Weigel


WWJD?: Interesting comments as Wyoming senate rejects effort to repeal the state's dormant death penalty

I mentioned in this post a few weeks ago that the Wyoming House of Representatives had voted to repeal the state's death penalty.  This past week the legislative repeal effort died, as reported in this local article headlined "Wyoming Senate defeats death penalty repeal bill."  And a notable quote from a particular senator concerning her reasons for voting against repeal has garnered some extra attention.  Here are some particulars: The Wyoming Senate defeated a bill Thursday that would have re...
Tags: Law, California, Senate, Wyoming, House, House Of Representatives, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Senate Judiciary Committee, Bouchard, Cheyenne, Wyoming Department of Corrections, Wyoming Senate, Wyoming House of Representatives, Douglas A Berman, Hutchings


"It was that deep worry that lives in the base of the skull of every resident of Park Avenue south of Ninety-sixth Street—a black youth, tall, rangy, wearing white sneakers."

From Kindle location 320 in Tom Wolfe's "The Bonfire of the Vanities," this is the second entry in The "Bonfire" Project, where we talk about one short passage of continuous text:All at once Sherman was aware of a figure approaching him on the sidewalk, in the wet black shadows of the town houses and the trees. Even from fifty feet away, in the darkness, he could tell. It was that deep worry that lives in the base of the skull of every resident of Park Avenue south of Ninety-sixth Street—a black...
Tags: Law, Dogs, Sherman, Marshall, Yellow, McCoy, Tom Wolfe, Park Avenue, Thurgood Marshall, Vanities, Sherman McCoy, Race Consciousness, Ann Althouse, Cowardice, reference to the Gatsby project, the Bonfire project


Hammond's trip to China scuppered by Williamson's 'gunboat diplomacy'

Beijing reportedly scrapped plans for chancellor’s visit after defence secretary’s remarksPhilip Hammond is not going to China this weekend for trade talks, following reports that Beijing scuppered advanced preparations for a meeting after the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, threatened to deploy a warship in the Pacific.The UK chancellor was expected to meet the Chinese vice premier, Hu Chunhua, but Treasury sources said the trip was never confirmed. It is believed that there is an internal...
Tags: Politics, UK, China, George Osborne, UK News, World news, Beijing, Military, Asia Pacific, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Treasury, Philip Hammond, Defence, Pacific, Hammond


An interesting example of how Trump derangement syndrome deranges the understanding of facts.

Notice the projection of the derangement into the mind of the people you can't understand: I’ll bet most diehard Maga Trump supporters who love Russia, don’t know that private gun ownership is NOT ALLOWED by Vladimir Putin in Russia. — Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) February 16, 2019 To put it briefly, in case you don't see my point, Griffin assumes that Trump fans love Russia. But it's Trump haters who made up the idea that Trump is in love with Russia. Griffin sees that something doesn't make...
Tags: Comedy, Guns, Law, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Griffin, Trump, Kathy Griffin, Ann Althouse, Trump and pop culture, MAGA Trump


Beware of "Dog."

Some Brooklyn "CAT" has learned to stencil. pic.twitter.com/3HzI8fOJpm— Mary Norris (@MaryNorrisTNY) February 16, 2019 [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Punctuation, Brooklyn, Graffiti, Ann Althouse, Mary Norris


Williamson accused of 'gunboat diplomacy' over China warship threat

Philip Hammond’s planned trip to Beijing reportedly scuppered by defence secretary’s remarksPhilip Hammond is not going to China this weekend for trade talks, following reports that Beijing scuppered advanced preparations for a meeting after the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, threatened to deploy a warship in the Pacific.The UK chancellor was expected to meet the Chinese vice premier, Hu Chunhua, but Treasury sources said the trip was never confirmed. It is believed that there is an intern...
Tags: Politics, UK, China, George Osborne, UK News, World news, Beijing, Military, Asia Pacific, Foreign Policy, Royal Navy, Treasury, Philip Hammond, Defence, Pacific, Hammond


"President Trump... pointed to nearly five dozen previous instances in which presidents of both parties have declared emergencies.... But there is no precedent for what he has just done."

Charlie Savage writes in the NYT.None of the times emergency powers have been invoked since 1976, the year Congress enacted the National Emergencies Act, involved a president making an end run around lawmakers to spend money on a project they had decided against funding. I don't think it's exactly true that Congress has decided against funding. They put some funding in the budget bill, there's been a lot of talk about deferring the issue of the wall, and there hasn't been any vote against the wa...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, White House, George Bush, George W Bush, Separation of Powers, Trump, Charlie Savage, Persian Gulf, Executive Power, Brennan Center, Ann Althouse, Trump's wall, Elizabeth Goitein


Round three of sentencing in high-profile New Jersey deadly drunk driving case still provides no closure

Last year, I flagged in this post the notable appellate ups and downs surrounding the sentencing and resentencing of actress Amy Locane following her conviction for killing a 60-year-old woman in a 2010 car crash while driving with a blood-alcohol way over the legal limit.  This local media piece reports on the latest sentencing in the case under the headline "‘Melrose Place’ actress sentenced again for fatal drunk driving crash, but free pending another appeal," and the story seems to just get ...
Tags: Hollywood, Law, New Jersey, Johnny Depp, Matt Murphy, Reed, Rachel, Curtis, Somerville, Somerset County, Shanahan, Hopewell Township, Clinton Township, Douglas A Berman, Robert Reed, Amy Locane


Billionaire warlords: Why the future is medieval

Russia? China? No. The rising world superpower is the billionaire class. Our problem, says Sean McFate, is that we're still thinking in nation states.Nation states have only existed for the last 300-400 years. Before that, wealthy groups – tribes, empires, aristocracies, etc – employed mercenaries to wage private wars. As wealth inequality reaches combustion point, we could land back in the status quo ante of the Middle Ages. Who will our overlords be? Any or all of the 26 ultra-rich billionaire...
Tags: Money, China, Russia, Future, Economics, History, War, Military, Capitalism, Innovation, Sean McFate


"I want to do it faster. I could do the wall over a longer period of time. I didn’t need to do this, but I’d rather do it much faster…. I just want to get it done faster, that’s all."

That's something Trump said while explaining his need to use emergency powers, and as MSNBC's Steve Benen puts it, it's "probably the one thing Trump will regret saying."It will be used as evidence that not only that it's not an emergency but that at the time of deciding to rely on the concept of emergency, he himself did not believe it's an emergency. Of course, the lawsuits have already started. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Msnbc, Trump, Steve Benen, Executive Power, Ann Althouse, Trump's wall, Trump and immigration


David Gauke expresses 'grave concerns' about no-deal Brexit

Justice secretary says leaving EU without deal would have ‘very adverse effect’The justice secretary has said he has grave concerns about the prospect of leaving the European Union without a deal, saying it would have a “very adverse effect” on the UK’s economy, security and union with Northern Ireland.David Gauke said the government was planning for the contingency of no deal, but suggested he would support extending article 50 if a deal between the UK and EU was not reached, since a no-deal Br...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Justice, Law, Eu, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, UK criminal justice, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Prisons and probation, Article 50, Brexit



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