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Trump On Asset Forfeiture

February 8, 2017

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Trump On Asset Forfeiture

It is probably fair to say that most readers here enjoy President Trump’s candor and iconoclasm so much that they don’t care that his brain is made of hair. Maybe it is time to start caring. The subject of asset forfeiture came up yesterday during a love in with about half the National Sheriffs Association. […]

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Destroying The Law To Save It

May 16, 2015

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Destroying The Law To Save It

In February 1968, in the lead of a story about a godforsaken place called Ben Tre, the journalist Peter Arnett quoted an unidentified American Army Major as saying, “It became necessary to destroy the town to save it.” The quote became a catch phrase to describe the irony of the first war America lost. Really […]

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Doc Cavazos Flipped

July 4, 2009

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Right this minute, open a beer or pour a shot. Walk outside and spill some on the ground. Love them or hate them, the Mongols Motorcycle Club will be missed. Ruben “Doc” Cavazos flipped on January 23rd. He seems to have gone quickly and easily. He was the very first Mongol to plead guilty to […]

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