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  • New DNC Deputy Keith Ellison's Islamic Agenda for Congress-has a plan to make it happen

    03/02/2017 4:56:53 AM PST · by SJackson · 12 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | March 2, 2017 | Paul Sperry
    And he has a plan to make it happen, says former CAIR intern. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), the new deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, and the first Muslim elected to Congress, has a plan to recruit additional Muslim lawmakers like him -- including possible candidates sponsored by a terror-tied Islamist group for which he helped raise millions of dollars, according to a source who once prayed alongside him in the basement of the Capitol. Ellison has held Friday, or jummah, prayers with other Muslims, including staffers from the Congressional Muslim Staff Association and officials from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR),...
  • Heidi Nelson Cruz bio

    01/11/2016 8:14:47 PM PST · by gg188 · 83 replies
    Claremont McKenna College ^ | Robert Day School Board of Advisors
    Cruz, who graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in economics and international relations from CMC in 1994, is a managing director in the Private Wealth Management Group at Goldman Sachs, Texas. She and her two partners work with clients to implement high net worth portfolios across a range of investments and asset classes, including complex derivatives products, private equity, hedge funds, single stock risk management, U.S. and international equities, and fixed income. Ms. Cruz began her career as an investment banker with JPMorgan in New York, focusing on international structured finance and subsequently on Latin America mergers and acquisitions....
  • Top military officer (CJCS Dunford) contradicts Obama, says ISIS not 'contained'

    12/01/2015 3:37:33 PM PST · by OwenKellogg · 15 replies ^ | 12/1/2015 |
    America's top-ranking military officer found himself at odds Tuesday with the nation’s commander-in-chief over his claim that the Islamic State was "contained" - an assertion President Obama had made before the Paris terror attacks. Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, gave a dim assessment when asked during a House Armed Services Committee hearing whether that's the case. "We have not contained ISIL currently," Dunford told Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va. The answer runs counter to the claim made by Obama last month in an ABC News interview when asked about the status of the anti-ISIS campaign.
  • Part of CMC ER roped off, officials say patient being tested

    07/30/2014 9:08:49 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 163 replies
    WSOCTV ^ | 07/30/14
    A corridor of Carolinas Medical Center – Main’s Emergency Room is roped off on the first floor near the entrance. A security guard is posted outside to prevent anyone from crossing the line. CMC officials said a patient is being tested, but a spokesman would not specify what they are testing the patient for. Wednesday morning, the issue at CMC was not impacting Medic services, according to officials. The hospital is taking “all normal precautions,” according to officials. The Centers for Disease Control said it has not been contacted.
  • Lessons from Claremont, Part 2: Did racial preferences play a part in the college’s fabrications?

    05/27/2012 6:02:57 PM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies
    City Journal ^ | 24 May 2012 | Charles C. Johnson
    Claremont McKenna College, a private liberal arts college 60 miles east of Los Angeles, drew national attention earlier this year when its dean of admissions, Richard Vos, was caught deliberately misreporting the SAT scores that students had achieved before attending CMC. VosÂ’s goal was to reach the coveted 1400 SAT average for highly selective liberal arts colleges. He resigned soon after the scandal emerged in January, but not before touching off a debate about the lengths to which colleges will go to boost their rankings. Journalists and education-policy experts lectured about the corrupting effect of U.S. News and World ReportÂ’s...
  • Medical college letdown after speculation ends on $100 million earmark

    12/22/2009 7:53:54 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 4 replies · 470+ views
    The Times-Tribune (Scranton PA) ^ | 12/22/09 | SARAH HOFIUS HALL
    The $100 million was too good to be true. On Sunday, The New York Times reported Scranton's Commonwealth Medical College would likely be the recipient of a $100 million earmark in the Senate health care bill. When contacted by a New York Times reporter, Robert D'Alessandri, M.D., the school's dean and president, said such a windfall was news to him. Dr. D'Alessandri told the reporter he doubted the money was for the state's newest medical school - but anything was possible. On Monday, The Associated Press ended the speculation, reporting that the money had been put in the bill at...
  • GENERAL CONWAY BAILS (LtCol Chessani--Haditha case)

    06/28/2009 6:17:41 PM PDT · by RedRover · 16 replies · 1,905+ views
    Defend Our Marines ^ | June 20, 2009 | Bob Weimann
    Professionals that cannot change themselves from within, cannot respond to the needs of their constituencies while also inspiring the admiration and loyalty of their own members are in trouble.--"Tarnished Brass: Is the US Military Profession in Decline?" by Richard H. Kohn, World Affairs, Spring 2009 When General Conway took over as the Marine Corps Commandant, he went on the speech circuit talking about the “long war”. One speech was made at the Marines’ Memorial Association and World Affairs Council, in San Francisco, California on July 10, 2007. In that speech, General Conway stated, “we have a couple of incidents in...
  • Death in CMC psych unit probed (too much sedation?)

    07/08/2005 4:55:28 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 4 replies · 375+ views
    The Times-Tribune (Scranton PA) ^ | 7/8/2005 | JEFF SONDERMAN
    Officials from the Pennsylvania Health Department and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare are conducting an investigation in the psychiatric unit of Community Medical Center following the death of a patient there. Although they declined to give details of their investigation at CMC, officials confirmed they were looking into the unit because of a complaint they received June 28. Barbara Cook of Scranton said she made that complaint based on her knowledge of a mental health patient who died in the psychiatric unit while her son was receiving treatment there. Frank Salini, who was 54, had been taken by Pennsylvania...
  • Officials probe CMC’s psych ward (after death of patient)

    07/12/2005 11:44:40 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 360+ views
    The Times-Tribune (Scranton PA) ^ | 7/12/2005 | JEFF SONDERMAN
    A dead patient, violations of hospital policies and allegations of abuse from former patients are placing increased scrutiny on the psychiatric ward on the top floor of Community Medical Center. What's next? Frank Salini, 54, died June 22 while a patient in the psychiatric at CMC. Another patient said he overheard staff discussing whether Mr. Salini’s death was caused by sedatives. State government inspectors are investigating. Leaders of state and local patient advocacy organizations have gotten involved and said Monday they plan to meet with CMC officials Friday. A dead patient, violations of hospital policies and allegations of abuse from...
  • China - Jiang Zemin requests for resignation from top military post

    03/03/2005 11:35:00 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 4 replies · 358+ views
    Xinhua News Agency (China) ^ | March 4, 2005 | The Communist Party of China
    BEIJING, March 4 (Xinhuanet) -- Jiang Zemin, chairman of China's State Central Military Commission (CMC), has requested for resignation from his remaining post as chairman of the commission, according to a letter read at a presidium meeting of the National People's Congress, China's parliament, here Friday.
  • Professor Gets Year in Prison for Fake 'Hate Crime'

    12/15/2004 5:29:35 PM PST · by cougar_mccxxi · 9 replies · 771+ views ^ | 15 December 2004
    Professor Gets Year in Prison for Fake 'Hate Crime' Remember that left-wing egghead at Claremont McKenna College who vandalized her own car and then cried "hate crime"? Today she got sentenced to a year in the slammer. Kerri Dunn, who is, naturally, a professor of psychology, falsely claimed that her Honda was spray-painted with racist and anti-Semitic slurs. She had faced up to three years in a California prison for filing a false police report and two felony counts of attempted insurance fraud. Get this: Miss Dunn staged the criminal hoax and launched a headline-grabbing spree of "hate crime" hysteria...
  • Professor Gets Year in Prison for Fake 'Hate Crime'

    12/15/2004 12:55:45 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 118 replies · 3,878+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Dec 15, 2004 | Limbacher
    Remember that left-wing egghead at Claremont McKenna College who vandalized her own car and then cried "hate crime"? Today she got sentenced to a year in the slammer. Kerri Dunn, who is, naturally, a professor of psychology, falsely claimed that her Honda was spray-painted with racist and anti-Semitic slurs. She had faced up to three years in a California prison for filing a false police report and two felony counts of attempted insurance fraud. Get this: Miss Dunn staged the criminal hoax and launched a headline-grabbing spree of "hate crime" hysteria (as opposed to all those "love crimes" being committed...
  • Dunn jailed for psych review (Hate crime fraud)

    09/18/2004 3:21:00 PM PDT · by Bullish · 43 replies · 1,247+ views
    The Daily Bulletin ^ | 9-18-04 | ROD LEVEQUE
    Dunn jailed for psych review By ROD LEVEQUE, STAFF WRITER POMONA - A judge sent a former Claremont McKenna professor to state prison on Friday for 90 days psychological testing after the judge called her a "bald-faced liar" for continuing to deny she vandalized her own car and reported it as a hate crime. Kerri Francis Dunn was not sentenced as scheduled in Pomona Superior Court. Rather, Judge Charles Horan temporarily remanded her into custody and said he would use reports from prison examiners to help him decide whether to sentence the Redlands woman to probation or additional time behind...
  • Claremont Professor to Undergo Testing in Staged Hate Crime

    09/18/2004 8:23:12 AM PDT · by citruscanker · 11 replies · 689+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 9/18/2004 | Staff
    POMONA, Calif. (AP) - A college professor convicted of staging a hate crime by spray-painting her own car with racist slurs was ordered to undergo 90 days of psychological testing at a state prison.
  • What Did Hate-Crime Hoaxer Dunn Cost the Colleges?

    09/18/2004 12:30:31 AM PDT · by Stoat · 13 replies · 993+ views
    The Claremont Institute ^ | September 17, 2004 | Ken Masugi
    What Did Hate-Crime Hoaxer Dunn Cost the Colleges?  That's the big question the judge asked at her sentencing, which was postponed to December 15, following a psychiatric evaluation of the hate-crimes hoaxer. Calling Claremont McKenna College professor Dunn a "bald-faced liar," Judge Horan stated: '"Ms. Dunn doesn't have to stand up and say she did it," Judge Charles Horan said during Friday's hearing. "But it sure would help the court in deciding whether prison time is appropriate."' According to a reliable source, an alumnus of the Colleges who attended the hearing: 'The judge was disappointed--his word--that there was no one...
  • Jury convicts Claremont professor in staged hate crime case

    08/18/2004 6:11:37 PM PDT · by MikalM · 61 replies · 2,346+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/18/04 | Associated Press
    A Claremont McKenna College psychology professor was convicted Wednesday of falsely reporting her car was vandalized and spray-painted with racist and anti-Semitic slurs while she was speaking at a campus forum on racial tolerance. Kerri Dunn, 39, of Redlands was convicted of one misdemeanor count of filing a false police report and two felony counts of attempted insurance fraud. She faces up to 31/2 years in prison when she is sentenced Sept. 17. Her attorney, Gary S. Lincenberg, issued a statement saying Dunn would appeal the attempted insurance fraud convictions.
  • Psychology professor pleads not guilty: LIBERAL CRAZY COMMITS HATE CRIME ON SELF

    06/16/2004 8:37:01 AM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 16 replies · 260+ views
    Daily Journal ^ | Wednesday June 16, 2004 | The Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES — A visiting Claremont McKenna College professor who claimed someone vandalized her car with racist and anti-Semitic slurs pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of filing a false police report and insurance fraud. Kerri Francis Dunn, 39, of Redlands, appeared in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Pomona and entered a not guilty plea to two felony counts of insurance fraud and a misdemeanor charge of filing a false police report. If convicted on all counts, Dunn faces a sentence ranging from probation to six years in prison, said Martin Bean, the deputy district attorney assigned to the...
  • Michelle Malkin: Tawana Brawley goes to college

    04/06/2004 10:13:17 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 11 replies · 319+ views ^ | Wednesday, April 7, 2004 | Michelle Malkin
    Note: this column contain language that may be offensive to some readers. Ever since self-defacing teenager Tawana Brawley smeared feces all over herself, scrawled "KKK" and "nigger" on her skin, climbed into a trash bag, and blamed it on racist cops in New York, America has been victimized by wannabe victims -- warped publicity-seekers so desperate for attention that they'll fake the hate by any means necessary. Brawley (who now calls herself Maryam Muhammad) is all grown up. But her psychologically stunted heirs continue to soak up public sympathy and squander police resources. Recent media attention has focused on...
  • Claremont Professor's Past Is a New Puzzle

    04/06/2004 4:46:08 PM PDT · by jordan8 · 14 replies · 782+ views
    Yahoo-LA Times ^ | 4-5-04 | Nora Zamichow
    <p>Kerri Dunn taught criminal justice but she was a shoplifter. While earning a PhD in psychology, she was ordered into counseling for stealing.</p> <p>Dunn, 39, was a hero to many students at Claremont McKenna College, lifting her voice for the oppressed. Then she became the professor who may have betrayed them.</p>
  • FBI questions Claremont prof’s report of vandalism (fake hate crime?)

    04/01/2004 9:28:52 PM PST · by chance33_98 · 25 replies · 213+ views
    FBI questions Claremont prof’s report of vandalism By Chris Dolan, News Editor. Published Wednesday March 24, 2004 On Sunday, officials at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) in Claremont, Calif. announced that they have placed Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Kerri Dunn on paid leave while they investigate her possible dishonesty regarding the vandalism of her vehicle. On March 9, Dunn spoke at a forum about racism at CMC. When she returned to her car after the forum, Dunn reported that someone had broken the windows, slashed the tires and spray-painted the exterior with racist and sexist remarks. At the time...