Let The Sunshine In

Freedom of Information requests have gained popularity as the general public gets more and more interested in various topics in their state and country. Sunshine laws are designed, in theory, to make public access to information more streamlined, easier to access, and more uniform. Sounds great on paper. The reality is somewhat murkier. My first … Continue reading Let The Sunshine In

Oklahoma, The Secrecy State

When dealing with the Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals, you have to be prepared to watch them like a hawk.  In checking  Daniel Holtzclaw's docket this morning, there was no change. This afternoon was a different story. Lo and behold, new entries! Exciting, right? Well. It seems that there was mysterious movement of 4 sealed … Continue reading Oklahoma, The Secrecy State

Holtzclaw Parole Hearings and the Hollywood #Metoo Movement

At the end of January, Daniel Holtzclaw had the first, of what will likely amount to many, parole hearings. He also had his first, of what will likely amount to many, denials of parole. Michelle Malkin's recent piece highlighting issues with the Parole Board is just one of the reasons Daniel Holtzclaw continues to battle … Continue reading Holtzclaw Parole Hearings and the Hollywood #Metoo Movement

We Need More Time!

Yesterday, the Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals finally updated Daniel's docket to release the state's request for more time. MORE TIME?! For those of us that have to wait for these updates to the docket to get this information, it is a maddening game. So to see why they wanted more time was almost like … Continue reading We Need More Time!

Hiding Behind Time

Once again, after a long wait, there is movement in the Daniel Holtzclaw case. Technically, at any rate. The state has filed yet another motion. I'll bet you can guess what for, too. That's right, today they filed a MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE RESPONSE TO APPELLANT'S MOTION TO UNSEAL PROCEEDINGS. I swear, … Continue reading Hiding Behind Time

Daniel, Michelle, and White Supremacy

WHITE SUPREMACIST: a person who believes that the white race is inherently superior to other races and that white people should have control over people of other races A few days ago, I had the distinct misfortune of seeing sheer dumbassedness at work. Yes, I know that isn't a real word, but it's the best … Continue reading Daniel, Michelle, and White Supremacy