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Republican candidate Scott Brown has successfully knocked off his Democrat opponent Martha Coakley in a Massachusetts special election to fill the late Ted Kennedy‘s Senate seat.  In doing so, the people of Massachusetts have all but doomed President Obama’s hopes for getting the currently proposed health care reform legislation passed.  The message to our government [...]

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It's official... The Nobel Prizes have lost all significance

You know what would be cool?  If I could use my fortune to establish a prize for doing nothing!  Imagine it… "And the Nobel Prize for doing Jack Shit goes to…"

Maybe I’m just too young to realize that it’s always been effed up this way, but when I was a kid, I used to [...]

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New Copyright Czar, Background in Trade and Education

Victoria the Not-so-Terrible

On Friday, President Obama appointed the first “Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator,” a new position created last year by the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act (a.k.a. the PRO-IP Act).  While many criticized that legislation as further enlisting U.S. law enforcement to do the dirty work of the RIAA and MPAA, [...]

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@Left-wing Nutjobs: Disagreeing with the President does NOT make me a racist

An extremely disturbing trend has started to develop in the U.S. political landscape, which needs to be addressed sooner rather than later.&nbsp It seems that the the left would like to start playing the "race card" every time someone disagrees with President Obama.&nbsp Not only is this behavior irresponsible and childish, it only serves to [...]

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DHS Issues New Border Search Rules for Electronic Media

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects "[t]he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures . . . (source)."  Since 9/11, a good number of feathers have been ruffled, debating what constitutes an "unreasonable search."  Pundits a plenty have been ranting about [...]

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Change we can all believe in…

Obama plans National Day of Prayer proclamation, not event… Aaaaah! Not an event? That TOTALLY makes it different.

This story was originally published on The Legal Satyricon.

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Obama Art Unveiling Suppressed

Artist Michael D’Antuono was scheduled to publicly unveil his painting (pictured below) in New York’s Union Square Park this morning, to commemorate Obama’s 100th day in office. However, due to “thousands of emails and phone calls; online blogs and other public commentary received in the first 48 hours following its release”, the event was [...]

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Barack Obama: Champion for Copyright Reform?

I’m no fan of our President-elect, but I have to tip my hat to him on this interesting bit of P.R.:

The new administration’s transition site,, is being published under a Creative Commons license. (source) This means that the content is not subject to the draconian, life-plus-70 protection that is the default under the [...]

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President Elect, Barack Hussein Obama, You Have My Support... For the Moment

I stayed up late to hear our newly elected president, Barack Obama, address the crowd that had gathered in Chicago’s Grant Park. I had mixed feelings about the landslide victory that I had watched unfold on Fox News for the several hours preceding his speech. On the one hand, I was frustrated to see my [...]

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Barack Obama – A Jimmy Carter for the New Millennium

First off, I want to thank the Legal Satyriconistas for extending an invitation to me for a counterpoint to their recent endorsement of Democratic Presidential Nominee, Barack Obama. In today’s political landscape, where polarization is the norm, it is increasingly important that healthy, two-sided, rational debate be encouraged. Also, I apologize for violating the five-hundred-word [...]

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