Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Dec 2014 18:33:24 EDTMon, 22 Dec 2014 18:33:24 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssLighting fuses in state of Oklahoma not hardhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/610920.htmlOKLAHOMA CITY - Scott Pruitt enjoyed owning a AAA baseball team here, but he is having as much fun as Oklahoma's attorney general, and one of the Obama administration's most tenacious tormentors.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTAppeasing dictators not a problemhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/610825.htmlIt may not be too early for President Obama to start job-hunting given his lame duck status, and I have a suggestion for the perfect fit. He should look into a job at Sony Picture.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPrice of raising political money highhttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/610826.htmlMark A. Hanna was a wealthy Cleveland businessman who shrewdly laid out the winning strategy and personally, out of pocket, paid all the costs required to secure the 1896 Republican presidential nomination for his fellow Ohioan William McKinley.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTJeb and Hillary: Is it the start of dynastic politics in America?http://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/610857.htmlEarlier this week, Jeb Bush announced he was setting up a political committee to explore a presidential candidacy. Hillary Clinton has been exploring a presidential candidacy for months and perhaps year.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTChris Christie vetoed ban on type of animal torturehttp://www.miningjournal.net/page/content.detail/id/610858.htmlAs the weather turns colder in this month of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the Winter Solstice, our hearts grow warmer and our thoughts turn to kindness and goodwill toward all. Unless, of course, you're Chris Christie.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT