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Blog Profile / Jonathan Turley

Filed Under:News
Posts on Regator:5848
Posts / Week:33
Archived Since:May 9, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Wunderkind: Ohio State Student Stripped Of Full Scholarship After Football Stunt

14 hours agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Officials have informed Ohio State student Anthony J. Wunder, 21, that he will be stripped of his full scholarship as a result of his running on to the field in the second quarter of the game between the Buckeyes and the Cincinnati Bearcats. The incident went viral with pictures of assistant Buckeyes coach (and former […]

“Don’t Be Late And End Up In A Crate”: Airport Company Uses Man’s Death To Pitch Its Services

17 hours agoNews : Jonathan Turley

I just saw this on Reddit and had to share it. A company issued a report of the death of a man at O’Hare airport, but it turns out that the company was using the death as a hook for more business. The company notes “[t]here could be many reasons for the cause of this […]

The Obama Administration Finally Pressures Afghanistan To Allow Almost 10,000 Troops To Remain In Country

18 hours agoNews : Jonathan Turley

While the outgoing Afghan President continues to denounce the United States and praise China and Iran, the Obama Administration has been pressuring Afghanis to allow it to keep roughly 10,000 troops in the country with the obvious commitment to spend billions and billions more on the war. The agreement has now bee signed. This is […]

Killing Them With Kindness? Iraqi Pilots Drop Emergency Food and Ammunition . . . To Islamic State Militants

19 hours agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Iraqi pilots are rechecking their coordinate calculations after they mistakenly dropped food, water and ammunition to Islamic State militants rather than besieged Iraqi forces fighting the militants. It is the latest blunder by a military that, despite billions and billions in U.S. training and equipment, continues to face regular desertions and defeats in the field. […]

The Quiet Chernobyl: NASA Releases Shocking Pictures Of The Loss Of The Aral Sea

20 hours agoNews : Jonathan Turley

These pictures from NASA are being called “the quiet Chernobyl.” It is the Aral Sea as seen in 2000 and as seen this year. The massive decline of water levels is particularly evidence from the black line showing the shoreline in the 1960s. In the United States and other cities, the world is facing a […]

“Goodbye, Dear Mum”: Iran Executes Rayhaneh Jabbari

Over international protests, Iran has reportedly executed Rayhaneh Jabbari, 26. Jabbari claimed that a former Iranian Intelligence Ministry employee tried to rape her and that she stabbed in him the shoulder to escape. Despite the fact that a drink given to her was found to contain a date rape drug, the Iranian officials still wanted […]

Fatal Attraction: Oklahoma Faces Two Cases Of Men Who Allegedly Advocating Beheading Women As Justified Under Islam

We have been discussing the alarming and baffling migration of Muslim men and women from the West to join the blood-soaked Islamic State or ISIS forces as they behead and murder their way through captured territories. While the vast majority of Muslims are disgusted by ISIS, the chilling reality is that there is a large […]

Former Teacher Is Re-Sentenced For Statutory Rape With Increase From 31 Days To 10 Years In Jail

Stacey Dean Rambold, 55, is heading back to jail after his resentencing as a sex offender. After a light sentence of just 31 days in jail for the statutory rape of Cherice Moralez, 14, Rambold was given a 14,000 time increase to 15 years in prison. Moralez committed suicide in 2010 before the case went […]

Iran Executes Man For “Innovations” On Religion And Insulting Job

Various media outlets are reporting the latest outrage from Sharia courts. Iranian authorities have reportedly executed Mohsen Amir-Aslani, 37, for allegedly “insulting” the prophet Jonah and accused him of committing adultery. For that exercise of free speech and freedom of religion, a Sharia court had him hanged. Amir-Aslani was arrested nine years ago for what […]

The Best Defense? Pennsylvania Blames Prison Employee For Her Own Rape By Inmate

2 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

It appears that the Uber Taxi driver discussed today is not the only person who is reportedly using the “she asked for it” defense to sexual assault. The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is blaming a former state prison clerk for her own rape in litigation against the prison. The 24-year-old typist was working at the […]

Forever Young: Student Protest BYU Ban on Beards

2 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

There is an interesting protest growing on the campus of Brigham Young University where students are opposing a rule imposed by the school. The subject of the protests is rather unique. No it is not a war protest or some other usual campus cause. It is facial hair. The university has banned beards, a curious […]

The Uber Cultural Defense: Driver Reportedly Insists That Woman “Asked For” Groping Due To Her Dress

2 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Uber taxi driver Ramy Botros has a curious defense after he allegedly put his hand down the shirt of a 25-year-old female customer: she was asking for it and in Egypt such assaults are considered justified for women wearing such outfits. This of course was in Orlando, but that did not seem to matter in […]

Needs More Cow Bell? Not In Switzerland Apparently

2 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

It appears that Christopher Walken’s advice of “more cow bell” works more for Blue Öyster Cult is no longer good for diary farmers in Switzerland. The iconic sounds of cows in the pasture with bells around their necks could soon be banned due to research showing that it is harming the hearing of the bovine. […]

Religious Freedom and the Values Voter Summit

3 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

By Mike Appleton, Weekend Contributor “All governments are theocracies. We now live in a secular humanist theocracy. I want to change that to a government with God at its head.” -Gary DeMar (quoted in John Sugg, “A Nation Under God,” Mother Jones (December, 2005) When I started first grade in 1951, each school day began […]

Facebook Under Fire For Essentially Outing Drag Queen Members Within The LGBT Community

3 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Submitted By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor The LGBT community and Facebook are in the midst of a great controversy for Facebook requiring anonymous or aliased members of the Drag Queen community to provide their legal names for their user accounts. The community is concerned that the forced use of their “real” names could lead to […]

Montana Teacher Convicted Over Child Rape Resentenced After Public Outcry Of Original Thirty One Day Jail Term

3 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

b>Submitted by Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor We previously reported HERE and HERE what many believe to be a grave miscarriage of justice where Montana School Teacher Stacey Dean Rambold was sentenced to Fifteen Years in prison with all but thirty one days suspended after being convicted of the child rape of a fourteen year old […]

Defendant Having Satanic Appearance Convicted Of Murder And Kidnapping

4 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Submitted by Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor We previously discussed HERE the case of Caius Veiovis, a murder trial defendant having satanic tattoos and horn-like bumps implemented on his face. The trial raised questions as to whether his appearance might be prejudicial to a jury. A Springfield Massachusetts jury found Caius guilty after six days of […]

Prosecutors Nearing Closing Arguments in Genocide And War Crimes Trial Of Bosnian Serb Leader

4 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Submitted by Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor Prosecutors before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague are expected to present closing arguments in the years long trial of Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadži? for eleven counts of war crimes, including genocide charges for his involvement in the massacres of Bosnian Muslims and […]

Peanut Corporation Of America Owner Facing Possible Thirty Year Sentence After Conviction In Food Poising Case

4 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Submitted by Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor In what promises to be a sign of holding executives liable for their involvement in putting poisonous products into the food supply a Federal Jury convicted former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell of Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, Wire Fraud, and other crimes relating to a nationwide outbreak […]

The Holder Years and The Perils Of Politics Over Principle In Government

5 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Below is my column on the resignation of Eric Holder as United States Attorney General. For civil libertarians, Holder’s tenure as Attorney General under President Obama has been one of the most damaging periods in our history with a comprehensive attack on various constitutional rights and principles from free speech to the free press to […]

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