Posts Tagged ‘rules’

Media rules explained: Mention Israeli slaughter and Palestinian children in same breath, kiss your career goodbye

Many years ago I knew a self-deluded entrepreneur who claimed to have invented a compression algorithm that could take a novel and reduce it to a few words. Well, anyone could. Just throw away most of the words. Here is “War and Peace”— Prince Andrei, Pierre, the Battle of Borodino, Freemasons. The trick is in […]

Scottish Court Rules Suspension of UK Parliament ‘Unlawful’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces another obstacle in the way of his path to a No Deal Brexit as it was ruled on Wednesday that his five week long suspension of parliament, condoned by the Queen herself, was ‘unlawful’. The case was brought to the Court of Session in Edinburgh by seventy MPs led […]

Remain Roadblock: Scottish Court Rules PM’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’

Scotland’s highest civil court has ruled today that Boris Johnson’s suspension of the UK Parliament is unlawful. A three judge panel at the Court of Session in Ednburgh ruled in favour of a cross-party group of politicians, stating that the Prime Minister’s prorogation is an attempt to ‘prevent Parliament holding the government to account ahead […]

VICTORY! Court Rules Gov’t Must Refund Millions in Red Light Camera Fines

By Matt Agorist New Orleans, LA — Take away the political corruption, bribery scandals, increased accidents, and police state issues with Red Light Cameras and we are still left with a system that is rooted in the removal of due process. After the corporatist red light camera industry spread through the nation like a cancer […]

U.S. Treasury Issues Changes to Strengthen Cuba Sanctions Rules

Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) to further implement President Trump’s June 2017 National Security Presidential Memorandum (NSPM) Strengthening the Policy of the United States Towards Cuba. The changes amend certain authorizations related to the provision of remittances to Cuba and eliminate […]

Trump Scraps Obama-Era Rules For Energy Efficient Bulbs

Donald Trump’s administration has scrapped a rule that would have phased out incandescent bulbs. A new rule was issued on Wednesday reversing a requirement, enacted during Barack Obama’s presidency, for all new light bulbs to be energy-efficient by 2020. The Energy Department said that the rule change “will ensure that the choice of how to […]

YouTube Just Purged 17,000 Channels For Hate Speech, Some Broke NO RULES AT ALL

September 4, 2019 By Timcast AP editor’s note: While many people still maintain that this has been a purge of primarily conservative voices, there are also examples of those on the left as well as the center who have also been struck down. Tim Pool breaks down yet another purge which seems to show that […]

Hong Kong Police Fire Live Rounds To Quell Protesters As Chaos Rules Streets

Tips: General: Legal: Advertising: Abuse/Complaints: Source Article from Related Posts New Orleans streets flood again   Thunderstorms snarled afternoon traffic and brought high water rushing down streets in parts of New Tear gas fills Hong Kong’s streets as brick-throwing protesters clash with police (PHOTOS/VIDEO) Heavy rain didn’t stop protesters from […]

Draconian Rules at Guantanamo Bay Violate Media’s First Amendment Rights, News Outlets Say

Military officials at Guantanamo Bay have drafted restrictive new rules for journalists visiting the naval base that require journalists to agree to have all their interviews vetted and supervised by public affairs officers. The policy was handed out this week to journalists, including one from The Intercept, who were asked to sign […]

Court rules airline passengers can sue TSA agents for abusive searches

The 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia declared TSA screeners act as “investigative or law enforcement officers” when searching passengers, meaning they can be subject to civil claims for intentional wrongdoing under the Federal Tort Claims Act. The decision reverses a controversial 2018 ruling by a three-judge panel from the same court […]

Gabbard rules out independent bid if she loses 2020 Democratic nomination

   Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) said Thursday she has “ruled out” the possibility of launching an independent 2020 presidential bid if she fails to secure the Democratic nomination. “I’ve ruled that out,” Gabbard said on CNN when asked about a possible third-party campaign. “I’m going to continue to focus on moving our campaign forward, continuing […]

Federal Court Rules Atheists Cannot Offer Prayer In PA State House

Chalk this one up as a victory for believers and those who understand the real power of prayer. Last Friday, the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against a group of atheists who sued the Speaker of the Pennsylvania House in federal court, claiming the Pennsylvania House violated the Establishment Clause by barring a […]

Judge Rules Johnson & Johnson Must Pay Over $572 Million For Role In Oklahoma Opioid Crisis

Mandy Froelich, Truth Theory Waking Times In the state of Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson has been found guilty for pushing doctors to prescribe opioids to patients while downplaying the risks of addiction. For fueling the pain-killerepidemic, the corporation has been ordered to pay over $572 million. According to Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter, the sales push by Johnson […]

Utility Company, AEP, Sues FCC Over Rules to Speed Up 5G and Fiber Installation

August 25, 2019 By B.N. Frank Activist Post reports regularly about the many individuals and organizations who are opposed to the forced widespread installation of 5G technology. Utility companies are among them and they have warned the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that allowing more 5G spectrums for unlicensed and untested WiFi applications will interfere with […]

Court Rules That “Patent Troll” is Opinion, Not Defamation

By Joe Mullin Free speech in the patent world saw a big win on Friday, when the New Hampshire Supreme Court held that calling someone a “patent troll” doesn’t constitute defamation. The court’s opinion [PDF] is good news for critics of abusive patent litigation, and anyone who values robust public debate around patent policy. The […]

‘Jeffrey Epstein Committed Suicide’ Rules Medical Examiner

The Facts: Protests in Hong Kong against an ‘Extradition Bill’ that threatens the freedom of residents have ramped up, to the point where the Hong Kong Airport had to be shut down and the Chinese army is closer to intervening upon this semi-autonomous nation. Reflect On: Is Hong Kong now the central theatre playing out […]

Gibraltar Judge Rules To Release Seized Iranian Tanker

Update (1020ET): As expected a Gibraltar judge has agreed to release the seized Iranian oil tanker, Grace 1 (which was allegedly shipping 2.1m barrels of crude to Syria, breaching EU sanctions). As Gibraltar Chronicle reports, the decision to release the ship was taken hours after the US reportedly launched a separate last-minute legal move to […]

EPA defies California rules over Monsanto Roundup; still insists the herbicide is safe

   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has defied California regulators by no longer approving labels claiming Monsanto Roundup is known to cause cancer. The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has listed glyphosate, a chemical compound-base for Monsanto Roundup herbicide weed killer, as causing cancer since July 2017. Furthermore, glyphosate was added to the […]

French Court Rules Against Linky for Health Reasons

The tribunal de grande instance (TGI or the civil court) of Tours considered the case of 121 “anti-Linky” complainants, and threw out 108 of the claims. The remaining 13 were accepted, with the court conceding a possible link between their medical complaints and their Linky smart meters. One included a seven-year-old child living in Tours, […]

EPA Plans To Rewrite Clean Water Act Rules To Fast-Track Pipelines

EPA Plans To Rewrite Clean Water Act Rules To Fast-Track Pipelines Above Photo: “This proposed rule change would hobble the most important tool that states have to protect locally significant waters, from prized trout streams to essential drinking water sources,” said Bradley Campbell, president of the Conservation Law Foundation. Credit: Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty […]

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