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  • Eight More Waco Dismissals

    05/16/2018 8:21:19 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 7 replies
    The Aging Rebel ^ | 5/16/2018
    County prosecutors in Waco, Texas have dismissed charges against eight more defendants so far this week. At the request of McLennan County District Attorney Abelino Reyna, the two criminal court judges in Waco, Ralph Strother and Matt Johnson, dismissed indictments for participating a criminal of conspiracy to murder and assault against Thomas Paul Landers, Noe Adame, James Caffey, Stephen Dudley, Paul Miller and George Rogers, Christopher M. Stainton and Michael Herring. Stainton and Herring are members of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club. Adame is a member of the Desgraciados Motorcycle Club. Landers is a founder of the Escondidos Motorcycle Club and...
  • Philly Election Worker Pleads Guilty To Intimidating Voters; 'You will vote Democrat!'

    05/16/2018 5:13:04 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 32 replies
    CNDnews.net ^ | Monday, May 14, 2018
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A North Philadelphia election worker has pleaded guilty to election fraud during a 2017 special election for a state House seat in the city. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro says 59-year-old Thurman George, a machine inspector at Poll 43-7, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to frauds by election officers. George, along with three other election workers, was accused of harassment and intimidation against voters who wanted to vote for candidates of their choice, but not the candidate being pushed by the city’s Democratic Party machine. Minority inspector Calvin Mattox previously pleaded guilty to not meeting the qualifications of...
  • Agent apologises for saying casting call for black, Asian or minority ethnic-only actors ‘stinks’

    05/08/2018 6:11:17 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 56 replies
    The Stage ^ | May 4, 2018 | Matthew Hemley
    A theatre agent has apologised for a comment she made in a private forum that criticised a casting call for only black, Asian or minority ethnic actors and claiming the decision put “talented white performers out of work”. Gemma Hamilton, who runs Lowy Hamilton Artists, made the remarks in a forum on Facebook, in which she said she was “bored of breakdowns asking for BAME actors” because it “adds that va-va-voom to the cast list”. “And now I see a breakdown for BAME-only that are actor/musos. It’s putting talented ‘white’ performers out of work. I think it stinks,” she wrote....
  • Judge sets Twin Peaks trial dates, DA dismisses more cases (Waco)

    05/05/2018 6:32:52 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 23 replies
    WacoTrib ^ | 5/4/2018 | TOMMY WITHERSPOON
    Frustrated by a lack of movement in the Twin Peaks cases, a judge set trial dates Friday for three bikers, while McLennan County prosecutors dismissed 13 more cases involving those indicted in the May 2015 shootout. Judge Matt Johnson of Waco’s 54th State District Court summoned six members of the Cossacks motorcycle group or their support groups to court Friday to get updates on how their cases will be moving forward. On Thursday, prosecutors dismissed 15 cases against bikers who had been summoned to court Friday, leaving a much smaller group at the hearing in Johnson’s court. Prosecutors also formally...
  • Boomerang: Feminist Writer's Attempt To Mock Chick-fil-A's Branding Does Not Go According To Plan

    04/19/2018 5:58:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    We’re back to this crap again. Progressives freaking out that a Chick-fil-A opened in New York City because Christians are creepy. First of all, it’s a delicious fast food chain. Two, because progressives hate it—you know it’s great. Feminist writer Jill Filipovic fired off red flares, warning fellow New Yorkers not to give the fast food chain their business. Of course, she got a backlash, in which she decided to mock her trolls saying they couldn’t spell “Chick-fil-A.” Don't give your money to bigots who stand against everything that makes your town the best in the world (diversity, ambitious women,...
  • Second Amendment Rallies Scheduled for April 14, 2018 in ALL 50 State Capitals!

    04/14/2018 5:42:20 AM PDT · by NH Liberty · 16 replies
    New Hampshire Firearms Coalition ^ | April 13, 2018 | Alan M. Rice, President, NHFC, Inc.
    2A rallies scheduled for today, April 14, 2018, in all 50 state capitals! (Check for local times)
  • Gun Control Movement Polar Opposite of Civil Rights Movement

    03/28/2018 8:07:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 28, 2018 | Star Parker
    Covering the pro-gun control March for Our Lives in Washington, CNN ran a headline that read, "They're marching through the same streets as Martin Luther King Jr. did -- hoping for similar change." The article then quoted a 16-year-old as saying, "The civil rights movement was started by teenagers." How can we expect to properly deal with an issue as serious as guns and the Second Amendment when the media peddle such ignorance? It should be sufficient to point out that Dr. King and Rosa Parks were not teenage activists. But more seriously, it is critical to understand that this...
  • 2 Students Disciplined For Going To Gun Range Outside Of School Hours

    03/20/2018 5:24:20 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 43 replies
    themaven ^ | 03/18/2018 | Andrew Blake
    An attorney from a New Jersey gun organization association announced that a lawsuit may be pending after a school disciplined two students for going to a gun range outside of school hours. Patch.com reported that attorney Daniel Schmutter, with the Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs, sent a letter to Lacey Township School District officials after two students posted pictures on Snapchat showing them at a gun range. There was no threatening context to the pictures or anything that would otherwise cause alarm. In the letter, Schmutter stated that suspending the two students for posting photos off school...
  • 'Stop Blaming White People' sign at post office draws ire, prompts investigation

    03/05/2018 2:43:32 AM PST · by BBell · 77 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com/ ^ | 4/4/18 | Amy Lieu
    A sign declaring March to be “Stop Blaming White People Month!” has caused a fury in a New Jersey community -- and prompted an investigation to find out who posted it. In its entirety, the bright yellow and orange sign read, “MARCH is national Stop Blaming White People Month! Accept responsibility for your own bad choices. Hug a white person!” The sign was discovered at a U.S. Postal Service location in Flemington, about 26 miles north of Trenton, the state's capital. The town's population of about 4,500 people is about 78 percent white, according to U.S. Census figures. Greg Kliemisch,...
  • Schumer: No Senate Confirmation For White Men

    03/04/2018 10:13:13 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 135 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | March 5, 2018
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer voted against one of President Trump’s judicial nominees simply because he is a white male. “The nomination of Marvin Quattlebaum [the judicial nominee] speaks to the overall lack of diversity in President Trump’s selections for the federal judiciary,” Schumer said on the Senate floor Wednesday. “Quattlebaum replaces not one, but two scuttled Obama nominees who were African-American.” The Democratic leader lamented the fact that the majority of Trump’s nominees were white. Regardless of Quattlebaum’s qualifications, Schumer thought he was unfit for the job due to his race.
  • A Nation of Children Wants a Nation of Gun Control

    03/04/2018 6:48:28 AM PST · by rktman · 44 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/4/2018 | Jeremy Egerer
    In the history of protests, there is probably nothing less inspiring than a high-schooler refusing to go to school. It's as if the children threatened not to eat their vegetables; or as if a bad Catholic, upset with the bedrock teachings of the Church, refused to go to Mass. You can refuse any number of things, but you can't refuse in the most fun way possible, and if you refuse your food, the response of your "oppressors" should be then don't eat your food. It's your life, and should you choose to ruin it by getting skinny or playing hookey,...
  • Missouri man, who once threatened to 'kill all white people,' is indicted in 2nd set of 3 killings

    03/03/2018 7:38:50 PM PST · by familyop · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 3, 2018 | Fox News
    The five male victims were all shot as they walked on or near the trails or, in one case, walked home after getting off a bus. The female victim was homeless, and her decomposing body was found in a tent in woods in Grandview. She also was shot, police said. The police say they do not know if the shootings were racially motivated.
  • Local store owner bans Republican customers, says they’re ‘evil’

    03/01/2018 8:11:01 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 72 replies
    WHDH (Massachusetts) ^ | Febr. 28, 2018
    DERRY, NH (WHDH) - Have an old iPhone that needs to be fixed? If you’re a Republican, The Used Apple Store in Derry, New Hampshire, says look elsewhere. “We feel that they’re the greatest threat currently in the world,” said Billy Williams, the store owner.
  • Counterattack Hard Against Liberal Attacks on Our Gun Rights and Other Civil Liberties

    02/25/2018 10:59:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 26, 2018 | Kurt Schlichter
    We’re now supposed to give up our guns because it's the 21st Century, people, and the cops will totally protect us and oh, you can’t dare criticize the FBI for failing to disarm yet another ticking time bomb and what kind of crazy nut would expect a police officer to actually confront a gunman? Show of hands: Who thinks this stops, even slows down, once those mean old not-actually-assault weapons get banned? That liberals have taken a hard stand in favor of cowardice does not exactly fill one with confidence that once we give up our Second Amendment rights...
  • Omaha bank ends business relationship with NRA

    (The Hill) First National Bank of Omaha said Thursday that it would end its business relationship with the National Rifle Association (NRA) after feedback from customers. In a post on its official Twitter account Thursday, the bank announced it would no longer renews its contract with the NRA. Customer feedback has caused us to review our relationship with the NRA,” the bank wrote. “As a result, First National Bank of Omaha will not renew its contract with the National Rifle Association to issue the NRA Visa Card.
  • Senate Committee Votes to End Civil Asset Forfeiture by Police

    02/17/2018 11:05:40 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    Alabama Today ^ | FEBRUARY 16, 2018 | Elizabeth Lauten
    Courts in 14 Alabama counties awarded $2.2 million to law enforcement agencies through civil asset forfeiture actions filed in 2015 – a practice some Alabama lawmakers is hoping to end. Civil asset forfeiture essentially allows law enforcement take and keep property even if its owner isn’t convicted of a crime. On Wednesday, the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill to change the civil asset forfeiture process in hopes of protecting the property and due process rights of Alabamians. Under current state law, law enforcement agencies can seize property on the mere suspicion that it was either involved in a...
  • Fed's Misconduct In Cliven Bundy Case Stems From Ruby Ridge

    01/15/2018 9:48:04 PM PST · by blam · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1-15-2017 | James Bovard
    Federal judge Gloria Navarro slammed the FBI and Justice Department on Monday, Jan. 8, for “outrageous” abuses and “flagrant misconduct” in the prosecution of Cliven Bundy and sons, the Nevada ranchers who spurred a high-profile standoff with the FBI and Bureau of Land Management in 2014. Navarro condemned the "grossly shocking” withholding of evidence from defense counsel in a case that could have landed the Bundys in prison for the rest of their lives. Navarro, who had declared a mistrial last month, dismissed all charges against the Bundys. Navarro was especially riled because the FBI spent three years covering up...
  • He Had a Dream

    01/15/2018 7:34:31 AM PST · by impetrio1 · 7 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 8/30/03 | Bob Parks
    I will attempt to interpret Dr. King’s legendary speech. I am not an Ivy League scholar. I am not an African Studies laureate. I am not a famous historian. I am just a black conservative who just may see things a bit differently than liberals would allow if they could stop me. There are certain phrases in the “I Have A Dream” speech that could make the argument that Dr. King was conservative. So I won't be accused of taking something out of context, I examined the entire speech….
  • In his own words – Billy Graham on Martin Luther King, Jr.

    01/12/2018 5:33:17 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 21 replies
    Billy Graham Library ^ | 2015 | Billy Graham
    Civil rights were very much in the forefront in America during the 1960s and early 1970s. As the issue unfolded, I sometimes found myself under fire from both sides, extreme conservatives castigating me for doing too much and extreme liberals blaming me for not doing enough. In reality, both groups tended to stand aloof from our evangelistic Crusades, but those people who actively supported us understood very well our commitment to doing what we could through our evangelism to end the blight of racism. Early on, Dr. King and I spoke about his method of using non-violent demonstrations to bring...
  • Trump will not speak publicly at opening of Mississippi’s Civil Rights Museum

    12/09/2017 5:43:02 AM PST · by DoodleDawg · 25 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/9/17 | Phil McCausland
    President Donald Trump will participate in a separate private event at the new Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Mississippi, on Saturday morning, rather than in the public ceremony. The decision came after the president’s plan to attend the opening erupted into controversy. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the White House agreed to have a separate event after a series of noteworthy civil rights leaders and speakers decided to boycott the event and local groups planned to protest. Trump will tour the museum and speak at a private program in the morning, and the public ceremony will begin...