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  • Commanders fired in nuke missile cheating scandal

    03/28/2014 3:07:23 AM PDT · by kingattax · 54 replies
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 3-27-14 | ROBERT BURNS
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force took the extraordinary step Thursday of firing nine midlevel nuclear commanders and announcing it will discipline dozens of junior officers at a nuclear missile base, responding firmly to an exam-cheating scandal that spanned a far longer period than originally reported. A 10th commander, the senior officer at the base, resigned and will retire from the Air Force. Air Force officials called the discipline unprecedented in the history of America's intercontinental ballistic missile force. The Associated Press last year revealed a series of security and other problems in the ICBM force, including a failed safety...
  • Military Ethics Lapses

    02/08/2014 7:40:50 AM PST · by darkwing104 · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | February 8, 2014 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    Cheating scandals have recently rocked the Air Force and Navy and the resulting press coverage has, unfortunately, stained the honor and the integrity of the entire military. The majority of Americans have faith and pride in the men and women who selflessly serve this nation. The negative press doesn’t represent the overwhelming majority of service members. Recent scandals may be an indication of a systemic problem within the forces. Service members are expected to have honor and integrity and are the only individuals associated with the government who have the trust and respect of the American people. But reports of...
  • Air Force brass: Culture of fear led to cheating

    02/01/2014 3:47:53 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 46 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | January 31, 2014 | LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS
    A worrisome culture of fear that made launch officers believe they had to get perfect test scores to be promoted fueled a widening cheating scandal within the military's nuclear missile corps, according to Air Force officials. (snip) Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said the scandal hasn't affected the safety or reliability of the military's nuclear mission. (snip) All 92 officers — nearly 17 percent of the force — have been decertified and taken off the job while the scandal is being investigated. That means other launch officers and staff must fill in, performing 10 24-hour shifts per month, instead...
  • Custom Writing Service Says Students 'No Longer Have to Face the Burden of Academic Coursework'

    01/20/2014 10:22:13 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 94 replies
    CNS ^ | 1-20-14 | Susan Jones
    A Dallas-based company that writes research papers, essays and other classroom assignments -- so students don't have to -- says it is doing so well that it has expanded its staff from just a few writers to more than 100 in the past year. The company bills itself as the one "students trust to write professional, in-depth and plagiarism-free essays that receive the highest grades for all levels of coursework...so they no longer have to face the burden of academic coursework." It says the writing is done for an "affordable" fee; and it has foreign writers on staff for non-American...
  • Hospitalised French first lady accused of using 'emotional blackmail' to keep glamorous role..

    01/13/2014 5:23:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 31 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 13, 2014 | Sam Greenhill, Peter Allen and Amanda Williams
    Francois Hollande’s trysts with his French actress mistress took place in a Paris flat, registered to a convicted criminal with mafia links, it has been revealed. The 59-year-old president has reportedly been seeing Julie Gayet, a 41-year-old actress who has been conducting a secret affair with the Socialist head of state since last year. The revelations come as France's first lady Valerie Trierweiler is expected to leave hospital today, where she was admitted after collapsing with 'shock and exhaustion' upon discovering the affair.
  • New Video Angle Shows Mike Tomlin Incident, League Considers Punishment

    12/02/2013 3:56:33 PM PST · by Third Person · 58 replies
    CBS Pittsburgh ^ | December 2nd, 2013 | Michael Challick
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The NFL is reviewing whether Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin tried to interfere with a kick return in Baltimore. The play is being discussed among Steelers fans across Pittsburgh and the entire country. KDKA has another angle of the play shot exclusively by KDKA-TV photographer Michael Challik. You can see Tomlin actually take a side-step toward the field, where his foot ends up on the field of play. He then jumps out of the way when he realized the Ravens’ kickoff return was heading his way. Tomlin says he was watching the play on the jumbotron and...
  • Mike Tomlin, Steelers could face ‘stiff financial penalties’ and possible loss of draft pick

    12/02/2013 1:48:29 PM PST · by george76 · 54 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | December 2, 2013 | Justin Tasch
    the NFL has performed 'an aggressive review' of the play in question, where Tomiln appeared to intentionally get in the path of Baltimore kick returner Jacoby Jones on a could-be touchdown, forcing Jones to alter his route and run towards a Pittsburgh defender. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was caught by television cameras Thursday night with a big smile on his face after his positioning on a third-quarter kick return from Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones — in which Tomlin had part of his right foot on the field as he watched the return on the video board with his back to...
  • Cheating College Students More Likely to Want Government Jobs

    11/26/2013 7:53:05 AM PST · by 1010RD · 15 replies
    Front Page ^ | 11/22/13 | Daniel Greenfield
    Apparently lazy and dishonest people aspire to work for the government. Also stray hobos are likely to steal pies from your windowsill. College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students in Bangalore, India. Note the “simple task” part. We’re not just talking dishonest here, but lazy. Like go off to play golf after using a teleprompter to deliver a speech lazy.
  • Cheating students more likely to want government jobs, study finds

    11/19/2013 6:24:29 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | November 18, 2013, 10:47 a.m. | Emily Alpert Reyes
    College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students in Bangalore, India. Their results, recently released as a working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research, suggest that one of the contributing forces behind government corruption could be who gets into government work in the first place. For instance, “if people have the view that jobs in government are corrupt, people who are honest might not want to get into that system,” said Rema Hanna, an...
  • LANCE ARMSTRONG WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Cycling chiefs helped me to cheat!

    11/18/2013 4:31:36 PM PST · by servo1969 · 9 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 11-18-2013 | Matt Lawton
    t was the story he had denied. The story Emma O'Reilly went some way to telling when she exposed Lance Armstrong as a drug cheat. But when the conversation moved to the subject of that positive test in 1999, he not only agreed with her that she had been right but went a stage further. O'Reilly always believed there was a bigger conspiracy and with her sitting before him he finally revealed the full scale of the cover-up, naming Hein Verbruggen as a central figure in his escape from punishment. Certainly, Armstrong used this opportunity to his full advantage. He...
  • 15 Unethical And Illegal Ways That People Get Ahead In Life

    09/05/2013 10:13:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 3, 2013 | Max Nisen
    Hard work and smarts do get you ahead. But not everybody plays fair. People frequently bend or break the rules to their advantage and don't get caught. A recent Reddit thread asked for the best unethical life hacks people use to save money or get ahead. We've picked some of the most fascinating and devious examples. These hacks are uniformly unethical. Some veer into fraud. They should be regarded as informational and for entertainment purposes rather than as actual suggestions. You shouldn't do them. Via Reddit user the_girl: "Whenever I go to a big chain movie theater, I get my...
  • Rose says he picked the wrong vice.

    08/13/2013 1:23:17 PM PDT · by Venturer · 72 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | Aug,13,2013 | Pete Rose
    Pete Rose says he should have picked Alcohol , drugs or beating his wife.
  • Kevin Rudd slipping in polls and accused of cheating as campaign week two begins (Australia)

    08/11/2013 3:42:46 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 8 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 12th August 2013
    THE second week of the federal campaign is under way, with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd facing accusations that he cheated in last night's debate by referring to notes. Opposition Leader Tony Abbott goes into the second week of the campaign in a promising position, with most commentators declaring him the stronger performer in the debate and the latest Newspoll, published in The Australian today, showing he has narrowed Mr Rudd's lead as preferred Prime Minister from 14 points to nine points.
  • 16 California schools flagged for possible cheating in state exams

    08/09/2013 2:00:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | 8/9/13 | Stephen Ceasar
    California education officials have identified 242 schools statewide where students posted standardized test-related images on social-networking sites — 16 of which included exam questions or answers that could be deemed as cheating violations. Hundreds of photos turned up online this year during the administration of the Standardized Testing and Reporting exams, which make up most of the school’s state rating on the Academic Performance Index. Test scores were released Thursday. The majority of images depicted students posing with closed test booklets or illegible materials, the California Department of Education said in a release. Students are not allowed to use electronic...
  • Brewers’ Ryan Braun suspended for remainder of season amidst doping investigation

    07/22/2013 4:07:10 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 29 replies
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Monday, July 22, 2013 | Staff
    Major League Baseball has suspended Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun for the remainder of the 2013 season in what could be the first of a long list of suspensions arising from the league’s investigation into its players’ links to Biogenesis. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that Braun will accept the ban and will not appeal. The Brewers have 65 games left in their season in which they are 41-56 and in last place in the National League Central Division.... ...Biogenesis is a now-closed anti-aging clinic that is alleged to have provided major-league players with performance-enhancing drugs. The clinic’s...
  • Second Florida Aide Resigns Amid Voter Fraud Investigation #FL26

    07/01/2013 6:42:01 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 6 replies
    Roll Call ^ | July 1, 2013
    A second aide to Rep. Joe Garcia, D-Fla., resigned last week as part of an ongoing election fraud investigation that continues to fester in the freshman’s office. Garcia’s communications director, Giancarlo Sopo, submitted his resignation only weeks after Garcia’s chief of staff, Jeffrey Garcia (no relation to the congressman) resigned at the end of May. “Giancarlo informed me on Friday that he was resigning,” Rep. Garcia said in a written statement to CQ Roll Call. ”I thanked him for his service to our office. I understand that he is cooperating with investigators and hope that this will give him an...
  • The Salivation Army

    05/21/2013 11:25:48 AM PDT · by BluesDuke · 1 replies
    Throneberry Fields Forever ^ | 21 May 2013 | Yours Truly
    Try this one, if you will. Umpires can botch home run calls (hello, Angel Hernandez) and get away with it, more or less. Sometimes, they can botch pitching change rules (hello, Fielden Culbreth) with a little help from managers who don’t know the rules quite yet (hello, Bo Porter). But who knew our beloved human elements (aren’t you getting exhausted of that tiresome phrase and its customary accompanying rhetoric?) could miss a no-questions-asked application from the latest inductee into the Salivation Army? In the second inning Monday night, Miami Marlins righthander Alex Sanabia had just been taken into the seats...
  • Dem Candidate Listed Twice on Ballot in South Carolina Special Election

    05/07/2013 7:33:12 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 48 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | 9:47 AM, MAY 7, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER
    Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, the Democratic nominee for the South Carolina First Congressional District special election, is listed twice on today's ballot. Colbert-Busch is also the nominee of the Working Families party. "She's been nominated by both parties. There's no prohibition in South Carolina against that," explains Chris Whitmire, director of public information and training at the South Carolina State Election Commission. All votes for Colbert-Busch "go to Colbert-Busch," regardless of whether the voter selects the Democratic Busch or the Working Families Busch. But tonight, when the votes are counted, Busch's votes will be separated by party, even if it's the cumulative...
  • Bill Ayers (Hussein's terrorist pal): Road to Atlanta cheating scandal ‘runs right through WH’

    04/26/2013 7:59:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/03/13 | Valerie Strauss
    Bill Ayers, a retired professor of education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in no uncertain terms takes aim in this post at federal school policies that led to the Atlanta cheating scandal. Ayers, a radical activist during the 1960s and ’70s, had the national spotlight thrown on him during the 2008 presidential campaign when right-wing commentators tried, incorrectly, to say he had a close relationship with then candidate Barack Obama. In any case, Ayers is a well-known Chicago educator who worked with mayor Richard Daley on school reform and who taught and did research for years at the...
  • Colorado Democrats push for big election changes (Same Day Registration Voting)

    04/08/2013 5:18:34 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 28 replies
    Aspen Times ^ | Monday, April 8, 2013 | Ivan Moreno
    DENVER — Colorado Democrats are planning sweeping changes to how elections are run in the state, to the dismay of Republican leaders who say they've been excluded from crafting a bill that that would allow same-day voter registration and require mailed ballots to every eligible voter. A bill of more than 100 pages is expected to be introduced this week, likely sparking a big partisan fight over whether the changes benefit one party over the other. Supporters of the changes, which also include eliminating the so-called "inactive voter" status, say the goal is to make voting more accessible. "I think...
  • Former 'Superintendent Of The Year' Could Go To Prison For 45 Years

    04/03/2013 6:49:07 AM PDT · by blam · 38 replies
    TBI ^ | 4-3-2013 | Rebecca Baird-Remba
    Former 'Superintendent Of The Year' Could Go To Prison For 45 Years Rebecca Baird-RembaApril 2, 2013, 6:13 PM Dr. Beverly Hall arrives for her last school board meeting in 2011. Thirty-five Atlanta educators were indicted last week for allegedly participating in a cheating conspiracy involving one of America's most storied school superintendents. Retired Atlanta schools chief Beverly Hall was named "National Superintendent of the Year" in 2009 and had previously headed troubled school districts in New York and Newark. She was credited with rescuing the struggling Atlanta school system and helping it meet testing standards set by the Bush-era No...
  • 3 dozen indicted in Atlanta cheating scandal

    03/30/2013 2:29:53 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 36 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/30/2013 | Yahoo
    <p>ATLANTA (AP) — Juwanna Guffie was sitting in her fifth-grade classroom taking a standardized test when, authorities say, the teacher came around offering information and asking the students to rewrite their answers. Juwanna rejected the help.</p> <p>"I don't want your answers, I want to take my own test," Juwanna told her teacher, according to Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard.</p>
  • Grand jury indicts 35 in Georgia school cheating scandal

    03/30/2013 4:10:49 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 38 replies
    CNN ^ | March 29, 2013 | Chelsea Carter
    Atlanta (CNN) -- In what has been described as one of the largest cheating scandals to hit the nation's public education system, 35 Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators were indicted Friday on charges of racketeering and corruption. The indictment is the bookend to a story that was once touted as a model for the nation's school districts after the district's test scores dramatically improved in some of its toughest urban schools. Among those indicted by a Fulton County, Georgia, grand jury was Beverly Hall, the former schools superintendent who gained national recognition in 2009 for turning around Atlanta's school...
  • Beer drinkers sue Anheuser-Busch InBev for watering down their beer

    02/26/2013 8:38:54 PM PST · by hoagy62 · 47 replies
    BBC Online ^ | 2/26/13 | BBC
    Beer drinkers in the US have filed a $5m lawsuit accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its beer. The lawsuits, filed in Pennsylvania, California and other states, claim consumers have been cheated out of the alcohol content stated on beer labels. The suit involves 10 Anheuser-Busch beers including Budweiser and Michelob. Anheuser-Busch InBev have called the claims "completely false", and said in a statement "our beers are in full compliance with labelling laws". The lawsuits are based on information from former employees at breweries owned by the multinational. "Our information comes from former employees at Anheuser-Busch, who have informed us that,...
  • Is Minnesota, or is it not, required to confirm voter eligibility?

    02/26/2013 7:31:58 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 9 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 2-23-13 | andy cilek
    There is a problem with Election Day registrations: the people registering are not checked for eligibility before their votes are counted. That is why the Minnesota Voters Alliance and other plaintiffs are before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, arguing that Minnesota must confirm the eligibility of all voters before counting their ballots. That includes the more than 500,000 who register on Election Day in presidential-election years. Our lawsuit is based on the plain text of Article VII, Section 1 of the Minnesota Constitution, which says, "The following persons shall not be entitled or permitted to vote at any election...
  • Harvard students withdraw after cheating in 'Intro to Congress' course

    02/03/2013 6:51:35 AM PST · by Libloather · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/02/13 | Peter Schroeder
    Over half of Harvard University students caught in a wide-ranging cheating scandal in an "Intro to Congress" course have reportedly had to withdraw from the Ivy League school. According to The Boston Globe, the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences told the Harvard community in an email that more than half of the students brought before the school's Administration Board in the fall were required to withdraw for some period of time. Of the students not required to withdraw, roughly half were placed on disciplinary probation, while the rest received no punishment and had their cases dismissed. While...
  • Dozens of students withdraw in Harvard cheating scandal

    02/02/2013 8:23:23 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 61 replies
    Reuters ^ | Feb 1, 2013 | Svea Herbst-Bayliss
    As many as 60 students have been forced to withdraw from Harvard University after cheating on a final exam last year in what has become the largest academic scandal to hit the Ivy League school in recent memory. Michael Smith, Harvard's Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, sent an email on Friday saying that more than half of the students who faced the school's Administrative Board have been suspended for a time. Roughly 125 undergraduates were involved in the scandal, which came to light at the end of the spring semester after a professor noticed similarities on a...
  • Public Schools - Crooked Teachers And Lying Principals

    01/08/2013 4:44:34 PM PST · by blam · 23 replies
    TMO ^ | 1-8-2013 | Walter Williams
    Public Schools - Crooked Teachers And Lying Principals Politics / Educating ChildrenJan 08, 2013 - 05:56 AM Walter E. Williams writes: Nearly two years ago, U.S. News & World Report came out with a story titled "Educators Implicated in Atlanta Cheating Scandal." It reported that "for 10 years, hundreds of Atlanta public school teachers and principals changed answers on state tests in one of the largest cheating scandals in U.S. history." More than three-quarters of the 56 Atlanta schools investigated had cheated on the National Assessment of Educational Progress test, sometimes called the national report card. Cheating orders came from...
  • The refs are blind! No really – Outback Bowl officials make a terrible call on a first down.

    01/02/2013 8:24:42 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 46 replies
    http://sports.yahoo.com/ ^ | 01/01/2013 | Frank Schwab
    Fans argue all the time that a referee missed a call, but those arguments are usually subjective. The holding call that killed the drive might have been ticky-tack, but it wasn't black and white that it was a missed call. The pass interference that set up the game-winning touchdown wasn't just a phantom call - it might have been a tough call but it was debatable. You very rarely see a football official flat out miss a call. A fourth-quarter call in the Outback Bowl was black and white. There really can be no debate. It was a blown call...
  • Election Fraud? Obama Won More Than 99 Percent Of The Vote In More Than 100 Ohio Precincts

    11/12/2012 10:18:27 AM PST · by blam · 66 replies
    TAD ^ | 11-12-2012 | Michael Snyder
    Election Fraud? Obama Won More Than 99 Percent Of The Vote In More Than 100 Ohio Precincts By Michael Snyder November 11th, 2012 Barack Obama received more than 99% of the vote in more than 100 precincts in Cuyahoga County, Ohio on election day. In fact, there were a substantial number of precincts where Mitt Romney got exactly zero votes. So how in the world did this happen? Third world dictators don't even get 99% of the vote. Overall, Mitt Romney received 30.12% of the vote in Cuyahoga County. There were even a bunch of precincts in Cuyahoga County that...
  • RNC pushes 6 states to fix machines that give Romney votes to Obama

    11/02/2012 10:00:55 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 34 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11-1-2012 | Joel Gehrke
    November 1, 2012 RNC pushes 6 states to fix machines that give Romney votes to Obama Joel Gehrke Following reports that swing state voters attempting to cast a ballot for Mitt Romney saw the machine check President Obama’s name instead, the Republican National Committee is pushing six states to ensure that ballots are properly cast. “I understand that, in a significant number of cases, voting machines in your states have populated a vote for Barack Obama when a voter cast his or her ballot for Mitt Romney,” wrote RNC chief counsel John Phillipe to secretaries of state in Nevada, Ohio,...
  • Was Obama wearing an Earpieceduring a debate??? Drudge Picture.

    10/23/2012 8:03:35 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 102 replies
    vanity
    Drudge has had that picture up since yesterday. There is a point he is trying to make. Is it about the earpiece???? Other pictures of Obama with an earpiece
  • Crowley’s Interference Saved Obama From Another Shellacking

    10/18/2012 5:51:21 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | October 18th, 2012 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    Candy Crowley, the moderator of the presidential debate at Hofstra University on October 16, interfered in this U.S. presidential race in a way no one ever has before and—let’s hope—no one ever will again. Crowley loudly validated President Barack Obama’s version of reality—and contradicted Governor Mitt Romney’s recollection of actual reality—regarding what the president said in the Rose Garden about what happened in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2011. During the debate President Obama said he called the murder of four Americans an act of terrorism. Romney said he didn’t. Crowley said he did. And Crowley told them they had...
  • Senator asks if Obama had a 'a set-up deal’ with CNN moderator Crowley

    10/18/2012 1:04:46 PM PDT · by NYer · 70 replies
    Life Site News ^ | October 18, 2012 | BEN JOHNSON
    WASHINGTON, D.C., October 18, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - Critics of CNN moderator Candy Crowley’s performance in the second presidential debate Tuesday night claim that it is part of a larger pattern that sees Democrats consistently receiving more time to speak, being interrupted less often, and being asked fewer probing questions than their Republican challengers.Republicans have cried foul after Crowley wrongly corrected Mitt Romney’s statement that Barack Obama did not refer to the assault on the Libyan embassy as an act of terrorism. A transcript indicates Obama did use the term “act of terror” the day after the attack, but in reference...
  • Obama tells Candy Crowley ‘get the transcript’ –she reads from transcript during debate

    10/18/2012 7:54:19 AM PDT · by opentalk · 52 replies
    FireAndreaMitchell ^ | October 17, 2012
    Watch again the exchange between Mitt Romney and Obama during the last debate when the issue of Benghazigate came up. Listen to how Obama tells Candy Crowley to ‘get the transcript’ after Romney asks Obama if he called the Benghazi terrorist attack an ‘act of terror’ in the rose garden before he popped off the Las Vegas for a fund raiser. Like a good lapdog, Crowley retrieves the transcript to ‘correct’ Romney and protect Obama. She later appeared on the CNN post debate recap to admit Mitt Romney was in fact right that Obama never referred to the actual terrorist...
  • Telling video frame: Crowley shuts down "Fast & Furious" -- on command

    10/17/2012 3:23:58 PM PDT · by TXnMA · 54 replies
    dfmpolitics.com (Second Debate: Video and transcript) ^ | 17 OCT 2012 | Crowley & Obama vs Romney
    ROMNEY: The — the greatest failure we’ve had with regards to — to gun violence in some respects is what — what is known as Fast and Furious. Which was a program under this administration, and how it worked exactly I think we don’t know precisely, where thousands of automatic, and AK-47 type weapons were — were given to people that ultimately gave them to — to drug lords. They used those weapons against — against their own citizens and killed Americans with them. And this was a — this was a program of the government. For what purpose...
  • Nothing to See Here! Obama Attended the VP Debate Moderator's Wedding

    10/10/2012 4:05:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | October 10, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH. So let's see. Martha Raddatz, who is going to moderate the vice presidential debate on Thursday night between Paul Ryan and Joe Bite Me, hosted Barack Obama at her wedding. She used to be married to the FCC commissioner, Julius Genachowski. Raddatz, Genachowski, and Obama all went to Harvard. (Who didn't in this regime?) Now ABC's doing everything they can to say, "Oh, it doesn't matter! Nothing to see here. What does that mean?" Well, how about she tell us who she voted for in 2008? And how about she tell us who she's gonna vote for...
  • Is There a Fix in for the Vice Presidential Debate?

    10/10/2012 2:49:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/10/2012 | Bryan Preston
    Posted By Bryan Preston On October 10, 2012 @ 8:29 am In media,Politics | 52 Comments The Daily Caller has a disturbing story up today. The outline goes like this: The moderator of Thursday's vice presidential debate is Martha Raddatz of ABC News. She is the network's senior foreign correspondent, and she is the sole moderator of the veep debate, which will center on foreign policy.Raddatz has a connection with Barack Obama going all the way back to their days at Harvard. They worked on the Harvard Law Review together, and Obama attended her 1991 wedding. Fast forward to the...
  • Genachowski attended Obama’s wedding without wife - ABC did not deny that Raddatz was invited

    10/10/2012 1:01:36 PM PDT · by opentalk · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 10, 2012 | Josh Peterson
    ABC News told the Daily Caller Wednesday that vice presidential debate moderator and ABC News senior foreign correspondent Martha Raddatz was not at President Barack Obama’s wedding to Michelle in 1992. The news outlet, however, did not deny that Raddatz was invited to the Obama wedding when asked. Raddatz’s then husband, Julius Genachowski, was in attendance..An earlier investigation by TheDC revealed that Obama attended Raddatz’s wedding the year prior when she married Genachowski
  • ABC News scrambles to cover up Barack Obama’s attendance at VP debate moderator’s wedding

    10/09/2012 10:16:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 146 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/10/2012
    Barack Obama was a guest at the 1991 wedding of ABC senior foreign correspondent and vice presidential debate moderator Martha Raddatz, The Daily Caller has learned. Obama and groom Julius Genachowski, whom Obama would later tap to head the Federal Communications Commission, were Harvard Law School classmates at the time and members of the Harvard Law Review. After TheDC made preliminary inquiries Monday to confirm Obama’s attendance at the wedding, ABC leaked a pre-emptive statement to liberal-leaning news outlets including Politico and The Daily Beast Tuesday, revealing what may have been internal network pressure felt just days before Raddatz was...
  • School Lets Dems Register Students to Vote, But Not GOP

    10/08/2012 6:18:39 PM PDT · by Wisconsinlady · 19 replies
    radio.foxnews.com ^ | 10/08/12 | Todd Starnes
    Florida Republicans are outraged after a school district allowed a pro-Obama organization to conduct student voter registration drives and deliver speeches to classes – but denied the Romney campaign similar opportunities.
  • Upon Further Review: Mitt Romney May Have Cheated To Win The Debate

    Over the past day the game tape of the debate has been reviewed. While Mitt Romney still enjoys the afterglow of the debate, the lies and half truths he told are being dissected. From tax policy to hiring teachers. From cracking down on Wall Street (and Sesame Street) to coverage for the uninsured. From Medicare to shipping jobs overseas the fact checkers have been very busy correcting the record and pointing out falsehoods. Even Team Romney had to correct the candidate on health care immediately after the debate. As I predicted earlier this week, Romney had an October Surprise planned...
  • Why the polls are all wrong. To set up the claim, "You cheated!"

    09/30/2012 10:36:09 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 47 replies
    30 September 2012 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Story after story has come out showing the populace somewhat evenly divided between the two Presidential candidates. However, on the street where the "real" people live, we all know the story is VERY different from the polls. The ONLY people I hear advocating for the Democrat Party are the individuals like the "Obama gave us a cellphone" woman and they do not make up a significant part of the population. Very few cars now sport Obama stickers anymore. They've all been peeled off. The invective used by people when discussing the Democrat Party and Obama is severe. The only conclusion...
  • More (public school teacher) cheating scandals inevitable, as states can’t ensure test integrity

    09/30/2012 9:19:21 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    AJC ^ | 9/30/12 | Michael Pell
    More cheating scandals inevitable, as states can’t ensure test integrityNational education policy built on test scores is undermined By Michael Pell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Updated: 7:56 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 The stain of cheating spread unchecked across 44 Atlanta schools before the state finally stepped in and cleaned it up. But across the country, oversight remains so haphazard that most states cannot guarantee the integrity of their standardized tests, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has found. Poor oversight means that cheating scandals in other states are inevitable. It also undermines a national education policy built on test scores, which the states...
  • 7 Examples That Show Voter Fraud Is A Huge Problem

    09/14/2012 2:31:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 14, 2012 | John Hawkins
    After George W. Bush defeated Al Gore at the ballot box and in a rare show of fortitude for a Republican, didn't stand by haplessly wringing his hands when Gore tried to lawyer his way into the White House, liberals were outraged. Sure, Gore had never been ahead at any point, but OBVIOUSLY voter fraud had cost Democrats the election. Afterwards, Democrats DEMANDED that we do more to insure the integrity of our elections. Republicans agreed and for a while, we finally had an issue where there was genuine bipartisan agreement. Then came the 2004 elections and many of the...
  • When Students Cheat Liberals Retreat

    09/14/2012 1:53:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 14, 2012 | Mike Adams
    The best argument against liberalism is that it doesn’t work. That should be obvious to any teacher who has to deal with student cheating. Even some sociology teachers are beginning to learn this although they are not aware that they are learning it. Like rats in a Skinner box, their behavior is being modified by reality even when they lack the intellectual capacity to recognize it. It warms my heart to see old liberals changing their ways, even if mindlessly. So I have written a column about it, which I am hoping will someday be reprinted by the New York...
  • ESCONDIDO: Mexican man admits to voter fraud

    09/08/2012 7:16:55 AM PDT · by BAW · 17 replies
    A Mexican who was deported decades ago for drug trafficking pleaded guilty this week to living illegally in Escondido under a false identity and fraudulently voting in the 2008 U.S. presidential election, federal authorities said Friday. Ricardo Lopez-Munguia, 45, pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted entry to the U.S. after deportation, making a false claim to U.S. citizenship, and voter fraud by an illegal alien, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office. Lopez-Munguia faces a maximum term of 28 years in federal prison, followed by deportation. He is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 19 in San Diego. In 1986,...
  • Maryland Democrat quits congressional race amid vote fraud allegations

    09/10/2012 2:28:01 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 56 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 10, 2012
    A Maryland Democratic candidate quit her congressional race Monday after her own party told state officials that she had committed fraud by voting in both Maryland and Florida in recent elections. Wendy Rosen, a small-business owner running against freshman Rep. Andy Harris (R) in the Eastern Shore-based 1st Congressional District, released a statement saying that “with great regret, and much sorrow” she was resigning from the contest. “Personal issues have made this the hardest decision that I have had to make,” Rosen said Rosen’s announcement came the same day the state Democratic party released a letter to state Attorney General...
  • Democrat Withdraws from 1st District Congressional Race (voted in FL and MD)

    09/11/2012 6:22:02 AM PDT · by KansasGirl · 52 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 9/10/12 | Matthew Hay Brown
    Wendy Rosen, the Democratic challenger to Republican Rep. Andy Harris in the 1st Congressional District, withdrew from the race Monday amid allegations that she voted in elections in both Maryland and Florida in 2006 and 2008. It was unclear, however, whether she could remove her name from the ballot with the election less than two months away. Under state law, a candidate has until 70 days before an election to remove his or her name from the ballot. The deadline for the Nov. 6 election passed on Aug. 28. Snip Republicans, meanwhile, said the allegations prove that voter fraud is...
  • School: Teacher Helps Students Cheat Because She Says They’re ‘Dumb As Hell’

    08/28/2012 12:41:52 PM PDT · by Robwin · 69 replies
    CBS Atlanta ^ | August 28, 2012 | CBS Atlanta
    A former fifth-grade teacher implicated in a cheating scandal reportedly gave students the illegal assistance because she thought they were “dumb as hell.”... Schajuan Jones, who taught a fourth-grade class across the hall from Smith’s former room, overheard her talking to another teacher about the test. “The words were, ‘I had to give your kids, or your students, the answers because they’re dumb as hell,’” Jones was quoted as saying about the interaction between Smith and the unidentified third teacher.