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  • April 28, 2017 – Senior Legal Analyst Time And The Nettlesome Legal Conundrum With Deporting The “DACA Dreamers”

    President Obama started a program called DACA – “Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals” and it was very popular. The problem was, it had (and has) dubious legal underpinnings. The courts have added doubts to the issue and now the new “Administration” is starting to deport “Dreamers.” We have discussed various aspects of this story on […]

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  • April 24, 2017 – Senior Legal Analyst Time And Is There A Winning Lawsuit About Ann Coulter Not Speaking On This College Campus?

    Ann Coulter is a verbal-bomb-throwing provocateur, in my humble opinion. However, she seems to have some sort of following and goes around the country making speeches, among other things, like writing books. She was recently invited to speak at the University of California, Berkeley, and then the speech was canceled for fear of violence. Now […]

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  • April 21, 2017 – Can Local Governments And Consumers Lead The Switch To Green Power, Even Working WITH Utilities?

    The Los Angeles Times gets the credit for inspiring today’s Beyond The Norm segment and what a great topic! Many people in America get their electricity from private utilities. Those utilities, of course, get to decide the SOURCE of the power – often coal and other dirty fossil fuels. What some cities, counties and towns […]

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  • April 18, 2017 – Senior Legal Analyst Time – Can Alex Jones Use “Performance Artist” As A Court Defense?

    Conspiracy-theory-inventor and all-around lunatic Alex Jones is in a legal scrap. His wife is seeking custody of their kids, while saying he is unstable. Now the case is in court. They are already divorced but the issue here is his exposure to his three children. Alex Jones’ defense is that he’s acting – he’s a […]