The invaluable Nesaranews contributor and reporter, "Freewill" has been kidnapped and held for ransom, extortion and fraud by an out-of-control local Judge and his coherts. This matter has now been brought to federal court in Michigan.

Please see associated posts, dated Sept. 13 and 27, and Oct. 18, for additional details.

Thank you to those who have demonstrated your good nature, concern and generosity. Freewill still needs as much support and help as he can get with his legal expenses. Please, stand with us, as one community, in holding Freewill's captors accountable for fraud and false imprisonment.

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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Sen. Graham: Obama move on defense layoff notices 'patently illegal'

Sen. Graham: Obama move on defense layoff notices 'patently illegal'

By Jeremy Herb - 10/01/12 02:45 PM ET

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says that he will do anything he can to block the Obama administration from reimbursing defense contractors for severance costs if the firms don’t send layoff notices to employees.
The Obama administration issued guidance Friday that said defense firms’ costs would be covered if they have to layoff workers due to canceled contracts under the across-the-board cuts set to take effect Jan. 2.
The layoff notices have become a politically charged issue because they could have come just four days ahead of the election because of a 60-day notice required by federal law for mass layoffs.
Graham and other Republicans were livid after the Obama administration issued the guidance on Friday telling contractors that their legal costs would be covered due to canceled contracts under sequestration, but only if they did not issue layoff notices before sequestration occurs — and before the November election.
“I will do everything in my power to make sure not one taxpayer dollar is spent reimbursing companies for failure to comply with WARN Act,” Graham told The Hill in a phone interview Monday. “That is so beyond the pale — I think it’s patently illegal.”

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