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  • Obama encourages illegals to vote in televised interview.

    11/05/2016 7:50:44 PM PDT · by ruination · 39 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/5/2016
    Interview of Obama by some whore named Gina Rodriguez.
  • In New York City, Hundreds Become U.S. Citizens Just in Time to Vote

    10/15/2016 1:44:01 AM PDT · by ruination · 12 replies
    New York Times ^ | Oct. 14, 2016 | Lez Robbins
    In a packed federal courtroom in Brooklyn on Friday, it was one-stop shopping for 262 New Yorkers: They became American citizens and registered to vote — all from their seats and just before the deadline. “Today is the last day you can register to vote in New York,” Magistrate Judge Vera M. Scanlon told the new citizens from 55 countries immediately after they recited the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance to the United States. “That is one of the special privileges you have that you didn’t have three minutes ago.” Voter registration forms were distributed inside the courtroom, and Judge Scanlon...
  • Cast your vote in worldwide vote: Hillary vs. Trump

    10/01/2016 7:28:22 PM PDT · by ruination · 38 replies
    Vote now.
  • Racist drawing of lynching drawn on a Maryland University library whiteboard 'by two black students'

    04/29/2016 8:24:00 AM PDT · by ruination · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Apr. 28, 2016 | AP
    - Drawing showed stick figure being hanged along with a racial slur and the hashtag 'whitepower,' the Salisbury University student newspaper reported - The drawing circulated on social media and caused controversy at school - Officials said culprits were identified as two African-American students Officials at a Maryland university say black students are behind a drawing of a hanging stick figure with a racial slur found on a library whiteboard. News outlets quote Salisbury University spokesman Richard Culver as saying the students are black. He declined to identify them, citing privacy rules.
  • My wife and I are white evangelicals. Here’s why we chose to give birth to black triplets.

    04/21/2016 9:32:52 AM PDT · by ruination · 68 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 21, 2016 | Aaron Halbert
    As I have made the stroll from my wife’s hospital room to the NICU these past few days it has been hard to fathom the way that our family has been put together. This past Sunday, my gorgeous wife – a white evangelical, like me — gave birth to our beautiful African-American triplet daughters whom we adopted as embryos. These sweet girls will hopefully soon be coming home to meet their 3-year-old African-American brother and 2-year-old biracial sister, both of whom we adopted as infants. The normalcy of this paragraph is something I have come to take for granted. Yet...
  • Bernie vs Trump, Who is more Violent?

    03/30/2016 8:36:55 AM PDT · by ruination · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | Mar. 29, 2016 | Joey Salads
    An experiment, filmed in Los Angeles.
  • Florida prosecutor in Lewandowski case is Clinton backer

    03/29/2016 12:46:36 PM PDT · by ruination · 32 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | March 29, 2016 | Matt Stout, Chris Villani
    The Florida prosecutor whose office is handling the battery case involving Donald Trump's campaign manager is a long-time Democrat and former state senator who's now part of Hillary Clinton's so-called Florida leadership "council." But an aide to Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg refused to address the potential political ramifications of the case, telling a Herald reporter that the subject of politics and the handling of the charges against Corey Lewandowski is an "inappropriate conversation." "It's an inappropriate request, and we're not responding to it," spokesman Mike Edmondson scolded a Boston Herald reporter who asked to speak to Aronberg...
  • Trump-inspired hat stolen from statue outside Redondo Beach salon

    03/29/2016 9:08:54 AM PDT · by ruination · 6 replies
    Redondo Beach Police are searching for suspects who are believed to have stolen a Donald Trump-inspired decorative hat from the statue of a head outside of the Joe Oliveri Hair Design salon, at 1401 S. Pacific Coast Hwy. Police say that, on March 8 around 2 a.m., three people stole a large, red hat, reading “Make Your Hair Great Again” from outside of the salon, placing it on top of a dark sedan before driving away with it. The hat is a parody of the controversial Republican presidential candidate’s “Make America Great Again” catchphrase. Surveillance camera footage shows three suspects:...
  • Trump Calls Out George Soros In New Ad

    03/15/2016 2:44:59 PM PDT · by ruination · 88 replies
    Youtube ^ | March 15, 2016 | unknown
    and "Rent boy Marco Rubio."
  • 48% of Israeli Jews Back ‘Expulsion’ or ‘Transfer’ of Arabs (aka race-based mass deportation)

    03/08/2016 11:20:18 AM PST · by ruination · 33 replies
    Forward ^ | Mar. 8, 2016 | Naomi Zeveloff
    Almost half of all Israeli Jews are in favor of transferring or expelling the state’s Arab population, a major U.S. survey of Israeli public opinion has found. That staggering statistic comes from the Pew Research Center’s report on Israel’s religiously divided society, released on March 8. The Israelis polled were not responding to an Israeli government policy proposal, but rather the broad concept of transfer and expulsion. Forty-eight percent of Israeli Jews strongly agree or agree with the idea while 46% strongly disagree or disagree. “[Jewish] Israelis are feeling, at the time we took this survey at least, quite divided...
  • Tony Blair Accused Of Conspiracy Of Silence To Flood Britain With Two Million Migrants

    02/28/2016 10:19:17 AM PST · by ruination · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feb. 28, 2016 | Oliver JJ Lane
    A new biography of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is to make a series of claims about his time in office including revelations on his handling of the Iraq War, his business dealings, and immigration policy. Tom Bower’s Broken Vows: Tony Blair – the Tragedy of Power, which is presently being serialised in the Daily Mail states Mr. Blair presided over a “silent conspiracy” to flood the United Kindgom with migrants, ordering his ministers to not discuss the subject in public.
  • Trump wins additional New Hampshire delegate

    02/22/2016 7:52:18 PM PST · by ruination · 33 replies
    The Hill | February 22, 2016 | Ben Kamisar
    Donald Trump is walking away with one more delegate in New Hampshire than media estimates predicted, at the expense of Marco Rubio. The New Hampshire secretary of State's office released the certified GOP delegate count Monday, showing Trump with 11 delegates to the national convention. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the second-place winner, received four delegates. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Ted Cruz won three, while Rubio, a Florida senator, won two. That's a slight difference from The Associated Press' estimation from primary night, which had 10 delegates for Trump and three for Rubio. Rubio finished with 10.6 percent,...
  • Drug Overdoses Propel Rise in Mortality Rates of Young Whites

    01/19/2016 12:42:57 AM PST · by ruination · 37 replies
    NYT ^ | Jan 16, 2016 | Gina Kolata and Sarah Cohen
    Drug overdoses are driving up the death rate of young white adults in the United States to levels not seen since the end of the AIDS epidemic more than two decades ago — a turn of fortune that stands in sharp contrast to falling death rates for young blacks, a New York Times analysis of death certificates has found. The rising death rates for those young white adults, ages 25 to 34, make them the first generation since the Vietnam War years of the mid-1960s to experience higher death rates in early adulthood than the generation that preceded it. The...
  • Muslim Immigrant in Sweden Harasses People On A Bus; Threatens Murder If Deported

    01/15/2016 6:50:41 AM PST · by ruination · 27 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 14, 2016 | unknown
    Who's more stupid, the Swedish or German leadership?
  • Fareed Zakaria Celebrates: White People are Dying and Trump Can’t Save You!

    01/03/2016 2:24:48 AM PST · by ruination · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 2, 2016 | John Nolte
    Citing a study that shows Middle American whites are dying in increasing numbers, like a twisted and bitter eugenicist, serial-plagiarist Fareed Zakaria doesn’t even attempt to contain his glee. By painting those who are supposedly dying as useless, drug-addicted ragers, he paints a picture of a weak, angry, and ultimately stupid ethnic group getting what it deserves. If this were any other group, Zakaria would not be using the pages of the Washington Post for a victory dance. Instead, he would be launching an emotional blackmail campaign to cure this “epidemic” with hundreds of billions of federal dollars. Like most...
  • D.A. still weighing charges in beating death (homeless vet)

    12/05/2015 1:12:51 AM PST · by ruination · 15 replies ^ | 12/2/2015 | Aubrey Whelan
    The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is still deciding whether to press murder charges in last week's death of Robert Barnes, a homeless man severely beaten in Olney in April. Barnes was left in a vegetative state after a group of women and juveniles allegedly beat him with a rocking chair leg, a hammer, and their fists. He died Nov. 25 at a hospital in Abington. Prosecutors had said they would seek murder charges upon Barnes' death, but District Attorney's Office spokesman Cameron Kline said officials were still reviewing the case. Barnes' death was ruled a homicide by the Montgomery County...
  • Youths steal disabled man's phone, beat him, film the attack and share it on victim's Facebook

    12/03/2015 3:59:11 PM PST · by ruination · 41 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | December 3, 2015 | Natasha Christian
    Two men have been called cowards for stealing a mobile phone from a cerebral palsy sufferer, beating him and recording the vicious attack on the device. The brutal beating was then shared to the victim’s Facebook page. Nikey Dashone Walker and Shadeed Dontae Bey were arrested after the cruel attack in a stairwell at the victim’s apartment block in Pontiac. The Oakland County Sheriff's Department labelled the pair as ‘cowards’ for “preying on those in our community who suffer from disabilities”. “To have the audacity to post their actions on the victim's page is beyond belief,” Sheriff Michael Bouchard said...
  • Opposition Slams 'Draconian Restrictions' on Marriage Rights (Israel bans entry by ANY Syrian)

    11/19/2015 2:37:55 AM PST · by ruination · 2 replies
    Haaretz ^ | Apr 14, 2013 | Jonathan Lis
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet decided unanimously on Sunday to extend the Citizenship Law restricting the "family reunification" of Israeli citizens with certain foreign partners for an additional year. The law denies entry or living permits to partners who are considered a security threat, among them Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza, and citizens of enemy countries or from areas involved in long-term conflict with Israel. The law affects mainly Israeli Arab citizens and their families from the West Bank and Gaza. The proposal brought before the cabinet on Sunday was submitted by Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar, and was...
  • British Couple Convicted of Enslaving Man for 24 Years ("British")

    11/19/2015 1:21:10 AM PST · by ruination · 9 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 11/18/15 | Polly Mosendz
    A British couple have been found guilty of enslaving a Nigerian man for 24 years, London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday. Emmanuel Edet, 61, and his wife, Antan, 58, were convicted of holding a person in slavery, child cruelty and assisting unlawful immigration, following their arrest last year. In 1989, the couple transported a Nigerian 13-year-old to the United Kingdom without his family's permission under an agreement that he would work in their home in exchange for payment and schooling. However, authorities determined the man, who was not identified, was not paid for the "arduous labor" he performed for the couple,...
  • ADL 'deeply disappointed' with GOP governors for refusal to accept Syrian refugees

    11/17/2015 3:44:52 AM PST · by ruination · 80 replies ^ | Nov. 17, 2015 | Conor Berry
    BOSTON - The Anti-Defamation League said it is "deeply disappointed" with GOP governors, including Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, for refusing to accept Syrian refugees after Friday's ISIS attacks that killed 129 people and injured more than 430 others in Paris. "This country must not give into fear or bias by turning its back on our nation's fundamental commitment to refugee protection and human rights," Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt said Monday, urging governors to keep their doors open during the humanitarian crisis. "Now is precisely the time to stand up for our core values, including that we are a...
  • Flashback: EU should 'undermine national homogeneity' says UN migration chief

    11/16/2015 8:29:02 AM PST · by ruination · 3 replies
    BBC ^ | June 21, 2012 | Brian Wheeler
    The EU should "do its best to undermine" the "homogeneity" of its member states, the UN's special representative for migration has said.Peter Sutherland told peers the future prosperity of many EU states depended on them becoming multicultural. He also suggested the UK government's immigration policy had no basis in international law. He was being quizzed by the Lords EU home affairs sub-committee which is investigating global migration. Mr Sutherland, who is non-executive chairman of Goldman Sachs International and former chairman of oil giant BP, heads the Global Forum on Migration and Development , which brings together representatives of 160 nations...
  • German children tricked into reciting Muslim credo (Schahāda) at Halloween

    11/03/2015 6:16:32 PM PST · by ruination · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11-01-2015 | Unknown
    A Muslim (presumably a 'moderate' one) sees Western children and the first thing to enter his mind is to convert them. Think of what effect a million or two of these could have on a country.
  • Death Rates Rising for Middle-Aged White Americans, Study Finds

    11/02/2015 6:35:08 PM PST · by ruination · 155 replies
    NYT ^ | 11/02/2015 | Gina Kolata
    Something startling is happening to middle-aged white Americans. Unlike every other age group, unlike every other racial and ethnic group, unlike their counterparts in other rich countries, death rates in this group have been rising, not falling. That finding was reported Monday by two Princeton economists, Angus Deaton, who last month won the 2015 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science, and Anne Case. Analyzing health and mortality data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and from other sources, they concluded that rising annual death rates among this group are being driven not by the big killers like heart...
  • Immigrant charged with murder of Akron bank executive Jacquelyn Hilder (poss. serial killer)

    04/10/2011 5:45:55 PM PDT · by ruination · 14 replies
    WEWS 5 ABC Cleveland ^ | 04/08/2011 | Bob Jones
    AKRON, Ohio - Akron police said a South African immigrant with a theology degree has confessed to the murder of a FirstMerit bank executive. Muziwokuthula Madonda, 33, is charged with the aggravated murder of 60-year-old Jacquelyn Hilder, a bank vice president who was shot twice during a robbery at her condominium on Hampton Ridge Drive in Akron in February. Madonda also admitted to a murder in Dayton and a double murder in New Mexico, police said. News of the arrest came as a relief to Hilder's daughter, Kim Thomas, who lives in Canada. "I think that's absolutely great that it's...
  • Study: Maine most peaceful state; Louisiana least

    04/07/2011 12:54:17 PM PDT · by ruination · 35 replies
    CBS ^ | April 6, 2011 | unatrributed
    In the first-ever state ranking of peace in the United States, the Institute for Economics and Peace found that Maine was the most peaceful state in the country, while Louisiana came in last. The international think tank, which also issues an annual Global Peace Index, found that the United States is 8 percent more peaceful in 2009 than it was in 1995. The United States Peace Index defines "peace" as the "absence of violence." To determine the rankings, the index looked at factors including homicide rates, violent crimes, percentage of the population in jail, number of police officers and availability...
  • Santa Cruz man critical after beating at Dodger Stadium

    04/01/2011 4:54:44 PM PDT · by ruination · 18 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 04/01/2011 | Cathy Kelly
    LOS ANGELES - A 42-year-old Santa Cruz man is in critical condition at a Los Angeles area hospital today after being beaten and kicked by two men wearing Dodger's attire in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium Thursday night, Los Angeles police said. Bryan Stow went to the opening game with three friends, at least some of whom work with him at American Medical Response in San Mateo, said his brother-in-law, David Collins of Scotts Valley. Stow, a Giants fan, is a father of two who works as a paramedic, Collins said. "He's not doing too well," he said. "He's...
  • New Ga. cities too white lawsuit claims

    03/29/2011 7:50:09 AM PDT · by ruination · 60 replies
    Atlanta Business Chronicle ^ | March 29, 2011 | Carla Caldwell
    Some Georgia cities formed over the past few years are too white, according to members of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus who have filed a federal lawsuit calling to dissolve the city charters of Dunwoody, Chattahoochee Hills, Sandy Springs, Milton and Johns Creek, Atlanta Business Chronicle broadcast partner WXIA-TV reports. The lawsuit filed Monday contends that Georgia lawmakers created white majority governments when they formed new cities and that black voters may have lost the ability to elect people they want to hold office. State Representative Wendell Willard, R- Sandy Springs, denied the claims and said cities got Voting Rights...
  • The new power of a Latino-Jewish coalition in L.A.

    03/20/2011 2:18:19 AM PDT · by ruination · 4 replies
    The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angles ^ | March 9, 2011 | Jonah Lowenfeld
    On a Shabbat afternoon in February, state Sen. Alex Padilla spoke on a panel at Young Israel of Century City (YICC), a large Modern Orthodox synagogue in Pico-Robertson. The event was co-organized by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), and Padilla knew what message he was expected to deliver. The panel’s trilingual title — “Israel at lo levad! Israel ĄNo estas solo! Israel, you are not alone!” — made that clear. Padilla, who represents part of the San Fernando Valley in California’s state Senate, talked mostly about his two trips to Israel. He first traveled there in 2003 when...
  • Brawl breaks out in Alabama State's cafeteria

    02/22/2011 3:47:11 PM PST · by ruination · 45 replies
    Alabama's 13 ^ | Feb. 22, 2011 | Shannon Delcambre
    A fight broke out on campus at Alabama State University Monday and now a full investigation by ASU's campus police department is underway. The fight involved two groups inside a campus cafeteria. There were no apparent serious injuries. ASU Police are not releasing any specifics because they don't want to jeopardize the investigation. Investigators did say the altercation involved only students. The incident was captured on video, and was posted on You Tube.
  • Conservative Actors Reveal Life of Secrecy, Lost Jobs Amidst 'Intolerant Left'

    02/02/2011 1:56:46 AM PST · by ruination · 62 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 1/30/2011 | Paul Bond
    Acting veterans Clint Howard and Morgan Brittany talk about 'coming out' in their Republican views, and how it caused one famous co-star to turn his back. It ain't easy being a Republican in Hollywood, even if your brother is an A-list director and producer. That's what actor Clint Howard told attendees at a California GOP convention over the weekend. Howard, an actor since 1961 and the younger brother of filmmaker Ron Howard, said that while he is comfortable speaking publicly about his conservatism, his advice to Republicans looking to break into the industry is to keep their political opinions to...
  • Exclusive: Loughner Friend Explains Alleged Gunman's Grudge Against Giffords

    01/10/2011 3:40:55 PM PST · by ruination · 29 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | Jan. 10, 2011 | Nick Baumann
    At 2:00 a.m. on Saturday—about eight hours before he allegedly killed six people and wounded 14, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), in Tucson—Jared Lee Loughner phoned an old and close friend with whom he had gone to high school and college. The friend, Bryce Tierney, was up late watching TV, but he didn't answer the call. When he later checked his voice mail, he heard a simple message from Loughner: "Hey man, it's Jared. Me and you had good times. Peace out. Later." That was it. But later in the day, when Tierney first heard about the Tucson massacre, he...
  • Teen charged in crash that killed student, father

    12/21/2010 11:59:10 PM PST · by ruination · 9 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | Dec. 21, 2010 | Greg Hardesty
    SANTA ANA – A teenager was charged Tuesday with two felony counts of vehicular manslaughter in connection with a high-speed car crash early Saturday that claimed the lives of a popular Oxford Academy senior and his father. Rafael Lopez, 18, of Anaheim, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon at Men's Central Jail in Santa Ana on charges that could send him to state prison for up to 13 years if he is convicted, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office. Lopez is charged with having a .13 blood alcohol level – the legal limit for someone his age...
  • Not a Parody (brutally racist piece by leading "anti-racist")

    11/05/2010 10:36:02 AM PDT · by ruination · 37 replies
    National Review ^ | Nov. 4, 2010 | Jonah Goldberg
    If you can stomach it, check out this rant at the Daily Kos. Here’s the opening: For all y’all rich folks, enjoy that champagne, or whatever fancy ass Scotch you drink. And for y’all a bit lower on the economic scale, enjoy your Pabst Blue Ribbon, or whatever shitty ass beer you favor. Whatever the case, and whatever your economic station, know this… You need to drink up. And quickly. And heavily. Because your time is limited. Real damned limited. So party while you can, but mind the increasingly loud clock ticking away in the corners of your consciousness. The...
  • NPR: Sorry About the Story Linking Christian Group to Anthrax (flashback)

    10/25/2010 7:03:13 AM PDT · by ruination · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 11, 2002 | Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    Six months after the fact, the head of National Public Radio apologized Wednesday for what some lawmakers called a "slanderous" report linking anthrax-laced letters to a Christian conservative organization. "We have made mistakes at NPR. One mistake was our report about TVC," said Kevin Klose, president and CEO of the public broadcasting radio network, referring to a story that suggested the Traditional Values Coalition was connected to the attempted assassination of two senators. "You have my personal apology for that mistake and I hope to go on from there," Klose said. Klose's comments in a Wednesday House subcommittee hearing came...
  • Woman throws acid on victim in Mesa (2nd acid attack this week)

    09/04/2010 6:43:09 AM PDT · by ruination · 23 replies · 1+ views
    ABC 15 Phoenix ^ | 09/03/2010 | Katrina Schaefer
    Police are looking for a woman who threw acid on another woman outside her Mesa home on Thursday afternoon. Mesa Police Detective Michael Melendez said the 41-year-old victim arrived at her home in the area of Southern Avenue and Val Vista Drive around 1 p.m. As she was getting out of her vehicle in the southwest parking lot, a woman approached her and threw acid on her before running northbound on foot through the complex, according to Melendez. The victim was transported to Maricopa County Medical Center with level two burns to her face and chest area. The suspect is...
  • LA Unveils $578M School, Costliest in the Nation

    08/23/2010 12:54:44 AM PDT · by ruination · 51 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 23, 2010 | Christina Hoag
    Next month's opening of the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools will be auspicious for a reason other than its both storied and infamous history as the former Ambassador Hotel, where the Democratic presidential contender was assassinated in 1968. With an eye-popping price tag of $578 million, it will mark the inauguration of the nation's most expensive public school ever. The K-12 complex to house 4,200 students has raised eyebrows across the country as the creme de la creme of "Taj Mahal" schools, $100 million-plus campuses boasting both architectural panache and deluxe amenities. "There's no more of the old, windowless cinderblock...
  • American Apparel's slump prompts fears of bankruptcy (good news)

    08/19/2010 6:20:17 PM PDT · by ruination · 9 replies · 1+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | Aug 19, 2010 | Jennifer Hill
    WOES at clothing chain American Apparel deepened yesterday as it raised "substantial" doubt over its ability to continue as a going concern and warned it could breach a loan covenant, sending its shares down 22 per cent to a lifetime low. Fears mounted that the fashion retailer was on the brink of bankruptcy after it flagged up losses of as much as $7 million (Ł4.5m) for the three months to June, with debts amounting to $120.3m. This means it is likely to breach the terms of its agree ADVERTISEMENTment with its main lender, private equity firm Lion Capital, next month....
  • Jewish hostility to Christians: the prejudice no one ever writes about

    07/31/2010 10:41:47 PM PDT · by ruination · 185 replies · 19+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | July 29, 2010 | Damian Thompson
    The case of the Oxford lecturer in Jewish studies who says she was sacked after she converted to Christianity has thrown a spotlight on to an acutely sensitive subject. I have no idea whether Dr Tali Argov was treated unfairly – that’s for the employment tribunal to decide – but let’s not pretend that Jews who become Christians don’t face intense disapproval from their own community. Christian anti-Semitism, Muslim anti-Semitism, Christian Islamophobia, Muslim persecution of Christians – all of these are acceptable topics of debate. But not Jewish hostility to Christianity.
  • Board rejects 'whiteman' ballot language from Milwaukee candidate

    07/21/2010 5:35:02 PM PDT · by ruination · 50 replies · 1+ views
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | July 21, 2010 | Jason Stein and Patrick Marley
    Madison — State elections officials narrowly rejected a Milwaukee Assembly candidate's attempt to run with the slogan "NOT the 'whiteman's bitch' " under her name on the ballot. Ieshuh Griffin, a Milwaukee independent running to replace retiring Rep. Annette "Polly" Williams (D-Milwaukee), said in response she would sue the Government Accountability Board for infringing on her freedom of speech. "I'm not making a derogatory statement toward an ethnic group. I'm stating what I'm not," Griffin told board members. "It's my constitutional right to freedom of speech." In other action, the state elections agency Wednesday knocked three state Assembly candidates and...
  • Girl 'murdered over World Cup tears' [by an illegal]

    06/29/2010 6:22:21 PM PDT · by ruination · 41 replies
    Perth Now ^ | June 29, 2010 | staff
    FED up with a crying toddler during the World Cup, a Texas man allegedly killed his own stepdaughter and jammed a screw down her throat to cover up the murder, according to a local report. Hector Castro, a 28-year old illegal immigrant, allegedly snapped when the young girl would not stop crying during the USA-Ghana match on Saturday afternoon (local time). He allegedly severely beat the child, cracking several of her ribs. He followed up by suffocating her in front of the television set, The Monitor newspaper reported. When police arrived to the McAllen, Texas home, they reportedly found a...
  • The Powerful Go for Immigration Reform

    06/26/2010 6:25:23 AM PDT · by ruination · 22 replies · 1+ views
    NBC ^ | Jun 25, 2010 | Gabe Pressman
    It could mark a turning point in the long struggle to achieve immigration reform and our mayor, Michael Bloomberg, and media giant Rupert Murdoch, are leading the way. They have formed a coalition of CEOs and billionaires whose goal is to get President Obama and Congress to make revolutionary changes in our immigration laws and policy. “Our immigration policy is national suicide,” the Mayor said. “We educate the best and the brightest and then we don’t give them a green card---we want people to create jobs but we won’t let entrepreneurs from around the world come here.” Significantly, at a...
  • Arrest made in beating of 87-year-old Louisa woman

    05/30/2010 5:34:32 AM PDT · by ruination · 27 replies · 1,091+ views
    NBC 12 ^ | May 28, 2010 | Sunni Blevins
    LOUISA, VA (WWBT) – A Louisa County man is behind bars, charged with breaking into an elderly woman's home and beating her up.19-year-old Remone Houchens was arrested last night in connection to the attack on 87-year-old Lois Rossen. Officials at the Louisa Sheriff's Office are thrilled to already have a suspect in custody. They say this attack is one of the most brutal crimes they've ever seen in this county--and they want criminals to know they will not tolerate this type of violence. Lois Rossen's son Monte says she was robbed of her happy go-lucky spirit when she was attacked...
  • Thief Steals 97 Year Old Woman's Entire Life Savings (while wearing an Obama t-shirt)

    04/22/2010 12:26:35 AM PDT · by ruination · 31 replies · 1,748+ views
    KTLA News ^ | March 25, 2010 | unattributed
    LOS ANGELES -- LAPD detectives are searching for a thief who used a stolen ATM card and pin number to withdraw more than $46,000 from a 97 year old woman's bank account -- her entire life savings. Officials say the suspect used the stolen ATM card at the Bank of America located on Rosecrans Avenue in Gardena and the Bank of America on East Manchester in Inglewood between August 16, 2009 and November 30, 2009. According to bank records, the suspect withdrew $300 to $500 per day between the hours of 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., alternating between the two...
  • Birth tourism in US on the rise for Turkish parents

    03/14/2010 12:12:44 AM PST · by ruination · 9 replies · 789+ views
    Hurriyet Daily News ^ | March 12, 2010 | Isil Egrikavuk
    With more Turkish parents wanting their child to be born in the US, tourism companies are starting to offer ‘birth tourism’ packages to US cities. Many women say giving birth in the US has benefits including cheaper education and fewer visa worries. Some Americans, however, want to restrict the practice, citing fears of illegal migration If Bruce Springsteen’s 1982 hit “Born in the USA” were to become popular again, the title might now refer to thousands of Turkish children whose parents are increasingly traveling to the United States to give birth. According to tourism expert Gürkan Boztepe and media sources,...
  • What does this say about the ADL?

    02/10/2010 9:11:37 AM PST · by ruination · 2 replies · 270+ views
    The Kvetcher ^ | February 10, 2010 | David Kelsey
    If I were a marketing person seeking to justify the existence of/fundraise for the ADL through citations of White Nationalists and White Supremacists, I would also look to David Duke for juicy quotes. Why not? He is quite infamous in our community. But why would they pick this one? “As America is transformed from a 90 percent European American nation, as it was in the 1960s, to one where we will soon be a minority, should we not ask some pertinent questions. Is this racial diversity enriching, or will it be damaging to our social fabric?” - Duke Web Site...
  • U.S. Jews and Latinos form unlikely bond over immigration policy

    01/31/2010 1:15:48 PM PST · by ruination · 65 replies · 1,079+ views
    The Forward ^ | January 27, 2010 | Nathan Guttman
    Even as health care reform twists in the wind, immigration policy looms as the next big political debate — and Hispanics and Jews are moving to the forefront in a burgeoning political alliance. The next three months are seen as critical in the fight for immigration reform, but the weakening of the Democrats’ grip on Congress with the recent loss of a key Massachusetts Senate seat does not bode well for the passage of reform legislation. The Jewish-Latino alliance on immigration issues builds on the heritage and experience of the Jewish community and on the enthusiasm and urgent needs of...
  • Ex-Marine who survived three tours in Iraq is slain while installing cable TV in Victorville

    11/12/2009 12:58:34 AM PST · by ruination · 9 replies · 2,175+ views
    LA Times ^ | Nov. 10, 2009 | Richard Winton and Nicole Santa Cruz
    A former U.S. Marine who survived several tours of duty in Iraq and a knife attack at his Phelan home a few months ago was violently beaten to death with a hammer while installing cable at a Victorville home, authorities said. A relative of the homeowners has been arrested in the attack. Trevor Neiman, 25, a Charter Communications Cable installer, was found beaten and bloody by San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies who responded to the home shortly after 4:30 p.m. Monday. While Neiman was working on the cable at the home in the 15200 block of San Jose Drive, a...
  • A soldier's injuries cripple body and mind

    11/11/2009 11:02:45 PM PST · by ruination · 8 replies · 579+ views
    LA Times ^ | Nov. 2, 2009 | Jia-Rui Chong
    Peter Sinclair rummaged through the closet and found what he was looking for. His roommate, drawn to the commotion, saw Pete raise a gun to his head. Daniel Jennings managed to yank it away. He locked up all of Pete's guns. "You can't stop me," Pete said. Jennings and Pete had served together in Iraq from 2004 to 2005, but this was a year later and Pete was struggling. Daniel encouraged him to lie down and left to get help once Pete seemed calmer. "You're a good man," Pete said. But he could not shake the images of war: dismembered...
  • Black caucus seeks info on Boeing's hiring practices

    11/09/2009 8:39:46 PM PST · by ruination · 35 replies · 1,174+ views
    The State ^ | Nov. 9, 2009 | Yvonne Wenger
    South Carolina's Legislative Black Caucus wants to make sure that minorities have a fair and equal shot at the new jobs Boeing Co. is bringing to the Lowcountry, according to letter obtained by The Post and Courier Monday. Sen. Robert Ford, a Charleston Democrat and chairman of the caucus' Civil Rights and Affirmative Action Committee, wrote Boeing's president Jim McNerney Oct. 30 to ask for information about the company's hiring practices. Ford, who is running for governor, represents Senate District 42, where Boeing's newly announced Dreamliner production line will be located. He included in the letter the racial makeup of...
  • Study: English-learning too slow in LA schools

    10/29/2009 11:39:02 PM PDT · by ruination · 14 replies · 834+ views
    AP via San Jose Mercury News ^ | Oct. 28, 2009 | Amy Taxin
    LOS ANGELES—More than a quarter of English learners don't make it into mainstream classes by the eighth grade in Los Angeles and most of those who don't were born in the United States, according to a study released Wednesday. The study by Tomas Rivera Policy Institute at the University of Southern California showed 29 percent of English learners in the Los Angeles Unified School District were still in these classes in the eighth grade. More than half of these students were born in the United States and were in classes for English learners for more than eight years. "They're staying...