For proof, I guess he could show the court his balls, after his wife has cut them off...
They're not doing this because the judiciary is very conservative; some judges are, some are very liberal. It's just because our court system has centuries of experience with this type of thing and knows that judges are like Caesar's wife. They not only need to avoid doing anything that would call their impartiality into question, they have to be above suspicion. Being investigated on a "morals" charge could jeopardize every case he works on because his integrity would become an issue on appeal, and the easiest way to avoid that is by not having him hear cases where the charges against him might become significant.
At the time, Mandriva was in serious financial trouble (but then, when was it ever not so?). And they had just announced yet another change in direction.
Mandriva seemed directionless, etc... so the Mageia team forked.
It may be more accurate to say that certain IRS agents think they have far more power than they actually do and have let their mistake go to their heads.
For that matter, for all we know, almost all of the papers that took the position that the current warming trend wasn't man-made were rejected and that their position on the cause was part of the reason. I'm not saying that there was selection bias, just that it's a possible explanation. And, btw, the A in AGW stands for anthropomorphic, or, "man made," so AGW is man made by definition.
The WiFi on the Pacific Surfliner (SantaBarbara-SanDiego) sucks.
Just ask Kyle Love.
Except in North Carolina, of course....
Shhhh... he's on a roll!