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Affidavit for a Search Warrant

The Smoking Gun has the actual affidavit for the warrant to search the Dagy family residence based on their electrical usage (see my earlier story). It’s an amusing read, particularly when you already know how wrong they were.

[Thanks to Patrick]

You have the right to remain… dead

Michael Newby, a 19-year-old black teenager, was fatally shot 3 times in the back by a white officer. A grand jury has indicted the officer, McKenzie Mattingly, on murder and wanton endangerment charges. Now, three months after the shooting, Louisville police have charged the dead teenager with drug and weapons offences. Now I don’t […]

The Federal Medical Marijuana program

With all the demonization of medical marijuana by the federal government, it’s important to remember now and then that the feds have been growing marijuana, rolling and packaging marijuana cigarettes, and supplying canisters of this medical marijuana to patients since the mid-1970s. It was part of the “compassionate use” program. Unfortunately it’s been discontinued […]