Tag: Courts

N.J. Courts Not Interested in Democracy

-By Warner Todd Huston Most Americans are under the mistaken assumption that we as voters can elect someone to make changes in our government. Whether the government of our city, county, state or that in Washington DC we voters have this romantic idea that we can affect change by electing people to office that will... Read more »

Judge Prosser Declared Winner, Left Loses BIG In Wisconsin Union Fight

-By Warner Todd Huston A county canvas of votes for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice is finished and the result shows that Judge David Prosser, a 12-year veteran of the courts, won reelection over his union-backed opponent. Judge David Prosser’s total now officially stands at 752,323 votes to challenger Joanne F. Kloppenburg’s 745,007. This spread represents... Read more »

Compromised Wisc. Judge Rewrites Stop Order For Union Law... Again

-By Warner Todd Huston Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi has gone back to her order to stop Gov. Scott Walker’s union bill and rewritten it in an effort to assist unions and Democrats (including her Democratic Operative son) continue to ride the gravy train at the expense of the taxpayers. Sumi, whose entire family... Read more »

Our Out Of Control Courts: Bankruptcy Courts Now Deciding Cases on Feelings?

-By Warner Todd Huston One of the issues that many conservatives have focused on is our out of control court system and the constant judicial overreach that occurs therein. Here we have yet another case of a court insinuating itself into an area in which it previously never had purview and if this decision stands... Read more »

Will Governor Quinn's Inaugural Dance Be With the Trial Lawyers?

From the Illinois Civil Justice League… Email Gov. Quinn Today to Demand Lawsuit Reform in 2011 Gov. Pat Quinn’s inauguration this week will be the highlight of Springfield’s new governing year, but many Illinois residents are left asking if much will change. Especially when it comes to Illinois’ abusive lawsuit climate. As Gov. Quinn takes... Read more »

Want Proof That Our Legislature is too Often Filled With Idiots?

-By Warner Todd Huston The Chicago Tribune had one of those ubiquitous year-end pieces to inform us about how some thing or another ended up as the year came to a close. On Dec. 30 the Trib gave us a little round up of some of the really stupid, useless, pointless new laws that our... Read more »

'Kill' Lawsuit Loan Shark Bill Editorial Blasts Bill -- Help Us Stop it Today!

From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce… Thanks to your grassroots efforts, we have so far stalled a bill in Springfield that would legitimize an industry of “Lawsuit Loan Sharks” in Illinois. This weekend, the Chicago Tribune editorial board also weighed in, urging the General Assembly to reject this wrongheaded bill: Bottom line: The bill would... Read more »

Rep-Elect Joe Walsh Comments on Importation of Guantanamo Bay Terrorists to Illinois

From the office of Congressman-Elect Joe Walsh (8th District)… Today Rep.-elect Joe Walsh made the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s plans to import Guantanamo Bay terrorists to Illinois: “It is imperative that terrorists from Guantanamo Bay not be brought to Illinois. Such action would pose a grave national security threat and create unnecessary challenges... Read more »

Democrats Slip Bringing Terrorists to American Prisons into Defense Bill

-By Warner Todd Huston Senator Mark Kirk (R, IL) is raising a red flag over the defense bill because the Democrat led House of Representatives and Democrat led Senate has slipped in a provision that would allow accused terrorists to be housed in prisons in the interior of the United States. In an apparent effort... Read more »

Our Idiotic Courts: Car Gets Stolen, Then Owner's Held Liable For Theft, Also Trees Get 'Rights'

-By Warner Todd Huston All too often it is an upside down world in our American court systems. Here we have two more stories that really argues for the word “impeachment” to get far more of a workout in our nation than it currently does. In one case, a woman whose car was stolen is... Read more »