Duly Noted by George Handlery Medial Anesthetics: Lies, Distortions, Cover-ups and Self-Censorship. Repeatedly, Duly Noted has claimed that advanced-country political systems are undergoing changes. Earlier, democracy as a system meant that a high degree of trust determined the relationship of the governed and those entrusted with the delegated power they needed to govern. This relationship […]
Political correctness has invaded our culture so thoroughly there are essentially two tiers of justice in this country. If you are a white, progressive, privileged hippy Millennial, or a Black Lives Matter activist, law enforcement and the legal system will bend over backward to accommodate your protests and […]
There were other accusations of misconduct during the Clinton dynasty and there will no doubt be more new allegations against Hillary Clinton in the coming months. The facts should appall any clear-thinking American, but alas, when it comes to the Clintons few things are clear and most […]
Make a mistake on federal land, even when you think you have permission, and you may find yourself going to prison for terrorism.* That’s the experience of Dwight and Steven Hammond, a father and son who own a family ranch in southern Oregon and are headed to […]
Tucson Federal District Court Judge David Bury issued a decision on December 30 denying a retrial for imprisoned former Congressman Rick Renzi of Arizona, developments which I’ve been tracking over the last six months. Bizarrely, at the same time, Bury admitted in his nine-page opinion that virtually […]
The case of the corrupt prosecution against imprisoned former Congressman Rick Renzi continues to explode with new evidence of wrongdoing – literally every few weeks something else comes out. It is beginning to look like Fast and Furious as more information pours out implicating the government.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is fond of saying that too many nonviolent offenders are serving time in prison for nonviolent drug crimes, especially minorities, and to fix this problem he and others in Congress want to eliminate mandatory minimum sentences. On Bill Maher’s HBO show last fall, he […]
Last Monday, Federal District Court Judge David Bury held an evidentiary hearing in Tucson to consider new evidence that prosecutorial wrongdoing took place during the criminal prosecution of imprisoned former Congressman Rick Renzi. Specifically, the judge considered whether the the FBI had offered money to the […]
If you favor holding government officials accountable, believe in the rule of law, and anger at government deceit you had plenty to be frustrated about this past third full week of October.
During the week there was haughty Hillary Clinton, slippery as ever, before a House select […]
One thing worse than supporting bad policy is knowingly supporting bad policy.
Worse still is knowingly supporting bad policy and shielding yourself from its destructive effects — while visiting that policy on children.
There has been much debate recently surrounding so-called “gun-free zones,” places such as schools, […]
In an incredible new development in the criminal case of imprisoned former Congressman Richard Renzi, Federal District Court Judge David Bury has agreed to hold an evidentiary hearing on October 26th in Tucson to look into FBI corruption and consider Renzi’s motion for a new trial. This […]
Over the last few weeks, there has been a firestorm of controversy about guns in the USA. Now let’s just forget about the Second Amendment for now. Let’s just forget about the Constitution as a whole, for a second.
I know what many of you are saying […]
“This is something we should politicize.” – Barack Obama, remarking on the Umpqua Community College shootings
As Ronald Reagan would have said, “Well, there you go again.” Is there no shame in our current president whatsoever? The victims’ bodies weren’t even cold and Obama was […]
The top 5 countries for mass shootings per capita all have “restrictive” gun policies.
Another horrendous massacre has occurred at one of our schools, in one of our quiet, upstanding neighborhoods; this time Roseburg, Oregon. We are shaken, and our shared center of gravity is suddenly thrown into […]
A grand jury on Wednesday indicted an American Border Patrol agent for the shooting of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Rodriguez during an incident at the border separating the state of Arizona from Mexico in October 2012. The shooting further polarized the public, with illegal immigrants and their supporters […]
Some of the U.S. intelligence community’s top analysts reportedly informed the Pentagon watchdog that their reports have been systematically edited to backup President Barack Obama‘s — and his national security team’s — assertions that the war on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as more […]
At times, you register news in an accidental sequence. While certain items were not intended to be related a link between them emerges in your mind. Indeed, you discover, a relationship exists because their cores are fused by a common denominator.
Duly Noted’s first case is […]
Oklahoma has been in the news lately over law enforcement seizing assets from people who were never eventually charged with a crime. In 12 counties, authorities seized $4 million in cash from 114 of these people over a five-year span. The ACLU claims this is evidence of […]
Kim Davis, the Democrat Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses because of religious objections, was ordered to jail for contempt of court last Thursday. She suggested a compromise of removing her name from the licenses, but Federal District Court Judge David Bunning wouldn’t […]
Barack Obama won’t be saying, “If I had a psycho son, he’d look like Vester Lee.” But he might as well. Because Vester Lee Flanagan II, the bigoted maniac who murdered the WDBJ reporter and cameraman Wednesday on live TV, was a philosophical offspring of the Left.