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  • Carmen's union president, 6 workers arrested in MBTA 'cash room' protest

    10/06/2016 10:44:24 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 5 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 6. 2016 | Unattributed
    <p>BOSTON —Seven members of a union representing Boston-area transit workers, including its president, were arrested early Thursday while protesting plans to privatize the system's cash handling system.</p> <p>The arrests occurred after picketers assembled outside the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's so-called "money room" to prevent workers and armored cars from entering the facility in the city's Charlestown section.</p>
  • Terrorist Teacher

    12/02/2004 3:47:38 AM PST · by kattracks · 18 replies · 1,079+ views ^ | 12/02/04 | Jacob Laksin
    Convicted leftist terrorist Susan Rosenberg must be counted among the unlikeliest candidates ever to be awarded a university teaching post. Just four years ago, Rosenberg was serving out the 16th year of a 58-year sentence for the possession of more than 700 pounds of explosives and a stockpile of illicit weapons. Moreover, the onetime member of a leftist terrorist outfit called “The Family” was also a suspect in a 1981 robbery-gone-awry that left three people dead in Nyack, New York. However, next January students at Hamilton College, a small liberal arts school in upstate New York, will know Susan Rosenberg,...
  • FL: Witnesses Gather Money to Return to Brinks Driver in Foiled Robbery

    10/10/2015 5:55:26 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 October, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A  Brinks driver was attempting to fill an ATM in Orange County, Florida.  A robber approached him from behind, and grabbed at the money bag.  The driver drew his pistol and fired three or four shots at the robber, who fled.  Money flew all over the parking lot. Witnesses helped recover the cash and returned it to the Brinks Driver.  From the video at WE'RE TOLD BY SHERIFFS THAT A BRINKS DRIVER WAS TRYING TO FILLING UP THE ATM WHEN A MAN JUST CAME UP BEHIND HIM, TRIED TO GET THE MONEY IN THAT BRINKS DRIVER STARTED SHOOTING...
  • Former Weather Underground radical jailed in 1981 killing reportedly now teaching at Columbia U

    04/02/2013 9:48:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/02/2013
    <p>A former Weather Underground radical who spent 22 years in prison for an armored-car robbery that killed two cops and a Brinks guard now reportedly holds a prestigious adjunct professorship at Columbia University’s School of Social Work.</p> <p>The New York Post reports that Kathy Boudin’s return to respectability after her 2003 parole occurs a week before the release of Robert Redford’s “The Company You Keep,” a movie loosely based on the $1.6 million heist.</p>
  • Gun Rights Examiner: The Week In Review

    09/16/2012 4:12:56 PM PDT · by marktwain
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 16 September, 2012 | David Codrea
    USA --( A captured Fast and Furious murder suspect, a documentary in the making, and a Federal Firearms Licensee fighting revocation by ATF were all subjects explored last week in the Gun Rights Examiner column. Last Sunday, we looked at what the capture of a suspect in the murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry captured in Mexico means in terms of obtaining justice and getting to the truth about our government’s role in the Operation Fast and Furious “gunwalking.” One thing not mentioned by the “Authorized Journalists” of mainstream media: If we expect Jesus Leonel Sanchez Meza to stand...
  • Court grants hearing to FFL day before scheduled ATF revocation meeting(Brinks)

    09/15/2012 6:52:43 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 15 September, 2012 | David Codrea
    In a move that may at least temporarily thwart attempts by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to revoke the Federal Firearms License of Brink’s, Inc., the security company has won a Monday hearing with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division, the court ordered Friday. “Pursuant to the order of reference dated August 15, 2012, this matter has been automatically referred for pretrial management,” the order explains. “A hearing has been scheduled concerning this matter, including all pending motions, for Monday, September 17, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. in courtroom 1566,” the...
  • ATF creating ‘legal’ injustice for FFL fighting revocation

    09/13/2012 4:36:21 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies ^ | 12 September, 2012 | David Codrea
    By improperly causing a hearing to be removed from the court calendar, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives prevented a Federal Firearms Licensee from seeking discovery crucial to its case for a scheduled revocation hearing, a motion filed on behalf of Brink’s, Incorporated, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas at Dallas asserted Monday. Requesting either “to reinstate [the court] hearing date or, in the alternative, to reschedule [the] FFL revocation hearing,” the motion points out it “serves as Brink’s only opportunity to obtain discovery for the purposes of defending its license.” This...
  • Rag Radio:Academic/Activist Bernardine Dohrn, Former Leader of Weather Underground[Listen:INTERVIEW]

    10/28/2011 9:27:47 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 27 replies
    TheRagBlog Latest News and Views Progressive Front ^ | October 27, 2011 | Thorne Dreyer
    Academic/activist Bernardine Dohrn, former leader of Weather Underground, on Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. Listen to it here. Bernardine Dohrn, activist, academic, and child advocate, was Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio Friday, October 21. Dohrn is Clinical Associate Professor of the Northwestern University School of Law, and founding director of the Children and Family Justice Center. Bernardine was a national leader of SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) and the Weather Underground, and was on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted List for over a decade.
  • Brinks Ad, 2d Amendment Edition

    10/28/2009 9:07:12 AM PDT · by jazminerose · 21 replies · 922+ views ^ | 10/28/09 | Joy Tiz
    Why has nobody ripped on the new Brinks/Broadview ads yet? Those commercials are ripe for the plucking. A young woman or vulnerable woman with little girl faces a bad guy who bashes in the door. Here’s what I’d like to see: rather than running away in terror, the woman calmly pulls out her gun and removes the dirt bag’s defective DNA from the collective gene pool. Then when the Brinks guy calls: Hello, Ms. Smith, this is Mr. Handsome Brinks guy. Are you all right? Woman: Yes, we’re fine. Some dirt bag just kicked in my front door. Brinks Guy:...
  • Three Brinks truck robberies in 14 days [Florida]

    10/01/2009 10:18:47 AM PDT · by ETL · 4 replies · 1,160+ views ^ | September 25, 2009
    LEE COUNTY: Authorities are investigating the early-morning robbery of a Brinks armored truck at a Miami Gardens gas station Thursday. It's the third Brinks robbery in South Florida in ten days. The Brinks guard had just finished emptying a safe at the Race Trac gas station in Miami Gardens and was leaving the store. Surveillance video shows the guard walking to the truck, and two men approaching him with guns. The FBI says one of the thieves grabbed the bag of cash while the other stole the guard's gun. A third man was reportedly behind the wheel of a white...
  • Brinks security guard fatally shot a would-be robber in Miami, witnesses say

    07/26/2009 4:33:36 AM PDT · by csvset · 10 replies · 698+ views
    The Miami Herald ^ | July 25, 2009 | Perry Stein
    A Brinks security guard shot and killed a would-be robber who attacked him while he was making a routine stop at a South Miami-Dade health clinic Friday, according to witnesses. After the 2 p.m. shooting outside the Doris Ison Health Center, 10300 SW 216th St., Miami-Dade police arrested two other suspects after a search of surrounding neighborhoods. Miami-Dade police have not identified the dead man. Those arrested also were not identified. "According to investigators, shots were fired when three subjects, armed with firearms, attempted to rob an armored truck crew making a pick up or delivery at the health center...
  • Holder's "cowards" remark draws anger

    02/20/2009 8:18:01 AM PST · by lakeprincess · 53 replies · 2,181+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 2/20/09 | Jennifer Harper
    Americans spelled it out in black and white. The public discourse on race relations rattled with mixed emotions after Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s bold assertion that the U.S. is a "nation of cowards" when addressing the realities of the ethnic melting pot.
  • Armored Truck Driver Dies After Shooting At Greensboro Shopping Center

    12/15/2008 4:04:22 PM PST · by waterguard06 · 24 replies · 1,406+ views
    WFMY-2 (Greensboro, NC CBS affiliate) ^ | 12/15/2008 | Matt McKinney
    Greensboro, NC -- Greensboro Police are searching for a man who shot and killed an armored car driver near the Old Navy store at the Friendly Center. VIEW SUSPECT PHOTOS Investigators say a Brinks Security driver was shot several times during a robbery just before 10am Monday morning. The driver was taken to the hospital and where he later died. Another Brinks employee also at the store was not injured in the shooting. Shoppers who witnessed the shooting say they were in shock. One witness told us they couldn't believe how the suspect just ran up and shot the Brinks...
  • how the heck did we elect nobama???? (Mod's early Christmas present to the kitties)

    11/20/2008 11:27:06 AM PST · by HotHerculeez · 98 replies · 2,435+ views
    nyt june 2 1981 | me
    my couisn was murdered by obamas pals bill ayers and his naty wife bernadine dorhn. where the justice in electing their pal??
  • The 1981 Weather Underground, Black Liberation Army-related Triple Murder in Nyack, NY

    10/26/2008 10:53:34 AM PDT · by ETL · 14 replies · 2,349+ views
    various sources | various authors
    "(Brinks guard) Joe Trombino fired just one shot before he was hit several times in his upper arm and shoulder. The bullets all but severed his arm off his shoulder. 'I've got no arm!' he screamed. But Trombino would survive that day, only to perish years later in another terrorist attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001." The 1981 Weather Underground, Black Liberation Army-related Triple Murder in Nyack, NYFrom David Horowitz's "On October 20, 1981 -- long after the Weather Underground had ceased to exist -- former Underground member Kathy Boudin and her soon-to-be husband, David...
  • Bullets from the Underground (NY Brink's Murders 1981)

    10/11/2008 8:05:53 PM PDT · by red flanker · 32 replies · 1,105+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | November 2, 1981 | Claudia Wallis
    A bloody robbery attempt brings a roundup of '60s fugitives The armored Brink's truck pulled up to the Nanuet National Bank near suburban Nyack, N. Y., shortly before 4 p.m. and two guards began loading $1.6 million in cash. Suddenly three armed men in ski masks jumped out of a red van and opened fire. One guard was killed instantly and the other critically wounded. The three bandits and an accomplice dashed off with the loot. "They didn't even ask them to hand over the money," declared an incredulous witness. "They just blasted away." The robbers changed conveyances at a...
  • Ambush: The Brinks Robbery of 1981

    10/07/2008 5:20:48 PM PDT · by DouglasKC · 34 replies · 1,800+ views ^ | Unknown | Mark Gado
    AMBUSH: THE BRINKS ROBBERY OF 1981 By Mark Gado The Agony of Parole Kathy Boudin "This is a slap in the face of every officer in our state and our nation who put their lives on the line every day to protect the citizens of our country. It is the worst travesty of justice that I have seen in a long time!" Such were the words of Fraternal Order of Police President Frank Ferreyra when he learned of the New York State parole board decision to free 60-year-old Kathy Boudin. Boudin, a former Weather Underground member, has been in prison...
  • The 1960s Terrorist Threat

    10/07/2008 6:31:15 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 57 replies · 734+ views
    9 TEX. REV. L. & POL. 17 (2004) p. 21 & 22 | 2004 | JEFF BREINHOLT
    Weather Underground and Other 60s Radical Groups - History - Excerpt 1 from Law Review Book American law enforcement uncovered a plot by 1960s American radical groups to destroy several Manhattan buildings;2 that members of the Weather Underground were charged with a plot to use explosives to destroy power lines, a railroad junction, and property of Bethlehem Steel Works,3 with killing two police officers and a security guard during a robbery of an armored truck,4 and with executing an escape from San Quentin prison that resulted in the deaths of inmate George Jackson and five other persons;5 and that during...
  • Jerrold Nadler's Two Faces on Terror

    06/13/2005 5:29:37 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies · 1,257+ views ^ | June 13, 2005 | Jacob Laksin
    Jerrold Nadler's Two Faces on Terror By Jacob | June 13, 2005Last Friday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Patriot Act had already been adjourned, but Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic blimpish congressman from New York and one of the leftmost members of the House Judiciary Committee, was too wound up to care: “We are not besmirching the honor of the United States, we are trying to uphold it,” bellowed the hefty Nadler. By this, Nadler meant to defend his attacks on the alleged abuses of the (in fact) privileged  prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. Thanks to the efforts of the...
  • Meet the Newest Member of the Faculty -- The Weather Underground is on her resume. Prison, too.

    12/03/2004 6:10:32 AM PST · by OESY · 8 replies · 1,023+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 3, 2004 | ROGER KIMBALL
    At Hamilton College... you can take... "Resistance Memoirs: Writing, Identity and Change."... Its teacher is Susan Rosenberg, formerly of the Weather Underground. ...Its self-described revolutionaries, mostly middle-class, dedicated themselves to supporting radical black causes and tearing apart American society in the 1970s and early 1980s. In 1970, they blew up a townhouse when a bomb detonated prematurely and killed a few of their troops. Kathy Boudin, Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn and other high-profile members of the group spent the next decade or so running from the police and, some of them, continuing to pursue careers in criminal violence.... So why...
  • On This Day In History, 1950: The Great Brinks Robbery.

    01/17/2004 3:26:30 AM PST · by tame · 14 replies · 803+ views
    History | January, 2004 | History Channel staff
    January 17 1950 The Great Brinks Robbery A team of 11 thieves, in a precisely timed and choreographed strike, steals more than $2 million from the Brinks Armored Car depot in Boston, Massachusetts. The Great Brinks Robbery, as it quickly became known, was the almost perfect crime. Only days before the statute of limitations was set to expire on the crime, the culprits were finally caught. Tony Pino, a lifelong criminal, was the mastermind behind the audacious theft. Together with Big Joe McGinnis, he assembled a group that meticulously planned the heist. They staked out the depot for a year...

    10/30/2003 4:50:20 AM PST · by OESY · 10 replies · 225+ views
    New York Post ^ | October 30, 2003 | Eris Fettmann
    <p>The good news: The truth about Kathy Boudin's decades-long history of violent revolutionary history finally is emerging, thanks to a new book by her one-time college classmate and friend that exposes the lies she and her supporters have long been telling. The bad news: Susan Braudy's "Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristrocracy of the Left" (Knopf) was published too late to keep Kathy Boudin behind bars for her role in the 1981 Brinks heist in Nyack, in which her Black Liberation Army comrades murdered three law-enforcement officers.</p>
  • COP KILLER UNCAGED -- '60s radical Boudin free

    09/18/2003 1:38:07 PM PDT · by Coleus · 32 replies · 943+ views
    NY Post ^ | 09.18.03
    <p>Kathy Boudin, carrying roses she was given after her mother died, walks out of a Westchester prison yesterday (above). She was jailed 22 years ago for her role in the infamous Brinks heist that left two cops and a guard dead.</p>
  • Alert officer foils 'largest armored car heist in history' ($50.3m)

    07/23/2003 1:26:37 PM PDT · by RedBloodedAmerican · 10 replies · 591+ views
    Daytona News Journal Online - Frontpage ^ | 07.23.2003 | MARK I. JOHNSON
    NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Police Sgt. John Kosorok knew something was wrong when he spotted a Brinks armored car parked up a dirt road west of the city Monday evening. Lauded as hero N-J/Mark I. Johnson Police Sgt. John Kosorok talks with reporters before going on duty Tuesday afternoon in front of the police station in New Smyrna Beach. The 15-year veteran of the NSB force and special response unit team leader is being credited with foiling a $50 million Brinks armored car robbery Monday night. He rolled up on the truck parked on a dirt road west of...
  • Woman Who Refused to Wear Pants Gets Paid

    01/02/2003 1:43:55 PM PST · by GeneD · 176 replies · 806+ views
    AP via ^ | 1/02/2003
    A woman who was fired for refusing to wear pants as part of her work uniform will be paid $30,000 by her employer, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Thursday. Carol Grotts, a Pentecostal, was hired by Brink's in Peoria as a uniformed messenger. She told the company that her religious beliefs precluded her from wearing pants, and she offered to buy culottes. Brink's fired her, then hired her back, allowing her to wear culottes, after she filed a religious discrimination complaint with the EEOC. Under a consent decree filed in federal court, Brink's will also pay Grotts' attorney...
  • France - Gangsters fire rocket launcher in Brink's armored van robbery - One guard killed

    10/10/2002 10:29:17 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 14 replies · 233+ views
    AFP via Babelfish translation | October 10, 2002
    A van of Brink' S attacked with the rocket launcher with Irigny (the Rhone) Thursday October 10, 2002 - 16h21 GMT LYON, October 10 (AFP) - criminals attacked with the rocket launcher a van of Brink' S Thursday towards 17H30 near a great surface with Irigny (the Rhone), in the south-west of Lyon, making at least a severely wounded person, one learned near the gendarmerie. The seriously wounded person is a conveyor, the other members of the crew being wounded less seriously, according to gendarmes'. The criminals fled on board a big-engined car, according to the same source. The...
  • Diamond shipment worth one million Euros stolen in France

    08/09/2002 11:12:24 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 8 replies · 448+ views
    Diamond disappearance to the airport of Roissy-Charles of Gaulle Friday August 09, 2002 - 17h31 GMT BOBIGNY, August 9 (AFP) - a batch of diamonds, estimated at more than one million euros, disappeared between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning with the airport from Roissy-Charles-of-Gaulle and the company of transport of funds Brink' S, which was to convoy the invaluable stones deposited a complaint, one learned Friday from legal source. The diamonds, divided into four parcels, came from Monaco, where they had been exposed in a large hotel of the Principality, of the same source was specified. They were to...
  • French Robbers Use Rocket Launcher

    05/30/2002 4:39:20 PM PDT · by grimalkin · 16 replies · 458+ views
    AP ^ | May 30, 2002 | AP
    EVREUX, France, May 30, 2002 (AP Online via COMTEX) -- Three masked robbers armed with a rocket launcher forced a Brink's truck off a road in western France on Thursday and made off with $1.9 million in cash, police said. The robbery in Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy came a week after 10 assailants attacked two Brink's trucks near Paris and traded fire with police, injuring three officers. In Thursday's robbery, the thieves, driving two cars and wielding the rocket launcher, trailed the armored truck and forced it off the road. After instructing the two-man Brink's team to get out of the truck, the...
  • Brinks and False Advertising

    05/27/2002 1:21:34 PM PDT · by doosee · 18 replies · 994+ views
    Brinks Web Page ^ | 5/27/02 | Doosee
    According to recent FBI data, there's one burglary every 14 seconds. When it only takes seconds to become a victim, you can't afford to blink. That's why we never do. Click here and learn more about how Brink's Home Security can keep your home and family safer