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Federal Judge lifts Deepwater Drilling Ban

June 22, 2010 politisite 0

A New Orleans federal judge lifted the six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling imposed by President Barack Obama following the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Obama temporarily halted all drilling in waters deeper than 500 feet on May 27 to give a presidential commission time to study improvements in the safety of offshore operations. Government lawyers told U.S. District Judge Martin Feldmanthat the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon rig off […]

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Bill O'Reilly will Pay Marine Father's Court Costs which judge forces him to pay Church who protested his son's funeral

March 30, 2010 politisite 0

No. 1 cable news host Bill O’Reilly said Tuesday that he will personally write a check to cover $16,500 in legal costs for the father of a fallen U.S. Marine who sued the members of a church who picketed his son’s funeral. According to news reports, the members of the Westboro Baptist Church, located in Topeka, Kan., believe that God is punishing the United States because of its acceptance of […]

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Ex ACORN worker cops a plea on voter registration fraud charges

March 17, 2010 politisite 0

An East Hills man accused in the ACORN voter registration fraud probe pleaded guilty Tuesday to reduced charges in exchange for his cooperation in any state or federal investigation of his former employer. Eric L. Jones, 20, pleaded guilty to four of 93 charges filed in May by Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. As part of the deal, Common Pleas Judge Edward J. Borkowski sentenced Jones to […]