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  • Bring Back the Jokes: 'Weiner' Documentary to Be Released

    01/19/2016 9:19:55 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 32 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | January 19, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    Just when you thought all those Weiner jokes of a few years ago had finally petered out... They're coming back!!! Comedians around the country will be overjoyed to know that there will be new life in the Weiner jokes that practically write themselves with the upcoming release of Weiner the documentary. Although most of us will relish the thought of yetmore Weiner laughs, there are some who will definitely not be amused. Among them will be Hillary Clinton since this documentary, opening at the Sundance Film Festival this Sunday, could not be released at a worse time, just a week...
  • Hillary faces Twitter backlash after saying in debate that 'no individual' is 'too big to jail'

    01/18/2016 4:02:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/18/16 | Nikki Schwab
    Hillary Clinton faces Twitter backlash after saying in debate that 'no individual' is 'too big to jail' During last night Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton's team quoted their girl in a tweet saying, 'There should be no bank too big to fail and no individual too big to jail.' With the FBI still investigating whether Clinton handled classified material on her email server appropriately, a flurry of tweets followed the Clinton quote. 'I can't believe she just tweeted that with a straight face,' one Twitter user said. Scroll down for video
  • '150 agents' working Clinton Foundation probe: Ex-U.S. atty

    01/11/2016 5:06:15 PM PST · by McGruff · 39 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 11, 2016 | Sarah Westwood
    A former U.S. attorney said the FBI's reported investigation of "public corruption" at the Clinton Foundation has actually been going on for months, although it made headlines for the first time Monday. Joseph DiGenova, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan, said the FBI's foundation probe "has reached such a proportion of inquiry that it's starting to sneak out," but that it was sparked months ago by information pulled from Hillary Clinton's private server and from the tax filings of corporations that have donated to the charity. "There are now, I am told, 150 agents working on this case," DiGenova...
  • Report: FBI Has Enough Evidence to Prosecute Hillary Clinton for Public Corruption

    01/11/2016 4:23:06 PM PST · by detective · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 11, 2016 | John Sexton
    An investigation into possible mishandling of classified information on Hillary Clinton's private email server has expanded to consider whether Clinton's work as Secretary overlapped with her work for the Clinton Foundation run by her family. Fox News' Catherine Herridge published the report, citing unnamed FBI sources, Monday morning. The report indicates the initial security referral looking into whether or not classified information was mishandled has expanded to look at possible public corruption involving the Clinton Foundation.
  • Hillary Caught Illegally Declassifying Documents. It’s a Felony!

    01/09/2016 6:30:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 93 replies
    Conservative Daily ^ | 1/09/16 | Joe Otto
    Oh my goodness... The State Department just released an email showing Hillary Clinton instructing a subordinate to remove the classification heading from a document and insecurely send it to her private email account. This is the end, folks. This is a felony. It is a felony to remove the classification header from any document and it is a felony to instruct someone to do it for you. It comes with a maximum jail sentence of ten years. One of her staffers, Jacob Sullivan, was trying to send her a talking points memo through a secure fax, but the system was...
  • Ex-Prosecutor diGenova: FBI 'Would Go Ballistic' If Hillary Not Indicted

    01/09/2016 4:11:25 PM PST · by Libloather · 74 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 1/08/16 | Cathy Burke
    The FBI and intelligence community "would go ballistic" if there's no indictment in the case of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of her private email server to conduct government business, former federal prosecutor Joseph diGenova tells Newsmax TV. In an interview with "Newsmax Now" hosts John Bachman and Miranda Khan on Friday, the former U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia says the FBI will wrap up its probe of Clinton's email use in the next two to three months. "This case is about the future of enforcement of classified information," diGenova declared. "[Clinton] has gotten a pass...
  • Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow trial found guilty

    01/08/2016 10:45:10 AM PST · by Jolla · 8 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 1/8/16 | Bob Egelko
    Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a Chinatown gangster who at one time won plaudits from some of the most powerful and respected people in San Francisco for doing good works, was found guilty of running a century-old community organization as a racketeering enterprise and ordering the murder of its former leader so he could take over and of another rival.
  • THE BELLS TOLL FOR HILLARY - The FBI is closing in.

    01/08/2016 7:39:21 AM PST · by Perdogg · 162 replies
    deral Bureau of Investigation will recommend that the Justice Department bring criminal charges against Hillary Clinton and various of her aides, and soon. The evidence consists of materials that the Bureau has gathered in the course of its months-long investigation of Mrs. Clinton’s personal server. The recommendations will come very soon. The charges will consist of some of the following:
  • CEO That Raised Drug Price 4,000 Percent Arrested

    12/17/2015 7:58:56 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies
    Big Health Report ^ | December 17, 2015 | The Hill
    Martin Shkreli, who drew national scorn for hiking the cost of a life-saving drug 4,000 percent overnight, has been arrested, according to multiple reports early Thursday.The 32-year-old founder and CEO of Turing Pharmaceutical made headlines in September for raising the price of Daraprim, often used to treat HIV and AIDS patients, from $13.50 per pill to $750 per pill after buying the rights to the drug.His arrest is reportedly not related to that price increase.Shkreli is accused of illegally taking stock from a biotechnology firm he launched in 2011 called Retrophin Inc., Bloomberg reported, and using it to pay off...
  • WaPo: Three Pinocchios to Hillary over claim of 90-95% State Dept e-mail retention

    11/09/2015 9:30:01 PM PST · by doug from upland · 21 replies
    hotair ^ | 11-9-15 | Morrissey
    This is actually one of the least substantive points made by defenders of Hillary Clinton in the e-mail scandal, but Glenn Kessler's fact check makes a couple of important points. The media has often repeated the claim by Hillary and her team that the State Department has estimated that it could have found 90-95% of her e-mails by checking the server for those cc'd on the messages. Not only is that Hillary's estimation and not State's, it's demonstrably false in any case: First of all, the State Department is correct. The "90 to 95 percent" figure comes from the Clinton...
  • Former Chicago School Chief Goes Down In MASSIVE Corruption Bust

    10/08/2015 1:38:41 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 13 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Blake Neff
    The former head of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) was indicted Thursday for allegedly participating in a bribery scheme that illegally influenced more than $20 million in city spending. According to the charges against her, ex-CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett steered a no-bid $20.5 million contract to the consulting company SUPES Academy in return for bribes and the promise of a job after she left her post. Prosecutors claim that Byrd-Bennetts corrupt dealings began in April 2012, when she first arrived in Chicago to work as chief education adviser, and continued for the next three years. U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon said Byrd-Bennett...
  • Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader charged with corruption

    10/08/2015 11:29:48 AM PDT · by detective · 19 replies
    yahoo News ^ | Oct 08, 2015 | MICHAEL TARM
    The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools was indicted on corruption charges Thursday in an alleged bribery and kickback scheme to steer $20 million worth of no-bid contracts to education companies. Barbara Byrd-Bennett was indicted about four months after she resigned amid the investigation into the contract was between the district and SUPES Academy, a training academy where she once worked as a consultant. She was appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to lead the nation' third-largest school district in 2012
  • Top 17 Hillary Clinton Scandals

    10/05/2015 7:41:48 AM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 7 replies
    insidegov.com ^ | September 24, 2015 | Palmer Gibbs
    The Clintons have kept reporters busy for decades, with an almost endless string of scandals following them around since Bill Clinton was first elected to public office in 1977 as Arkansas Attorney General. After Clintons two terms in the White House bookended by news reports on Whitewater and Monica Lewinsky focus shifted squarely to Hillary Clinton, who logged years in the Senate, at the State Department and on her own campaign trail.As Clinton mounts her second presidential bid this year, the particularly bruising scandal involving her email system while at the State Department continues to snap up headlines....
  • Former Virginia attorney general says Hillary Clinton broke the law( tr)

    10/01/2015 7:17:15 PM PDT · by shortstop · 11 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10/02/15 | J. Taylor Rushing
    Hillary Clinton's infamous use of a private, home-based email server as secretary of state was illegal and practically no different from Gen. David Petraeus's criminal mishandling of secret government documents, a top Republican official argued Sunday in a national op-ed. Ken Cuccinelli, the Republican former attorney general of Virginia, wrote in the New York Post that the Democratic presidential front-runner is 'already in just as bad - or worse - of a legal situation than Petraeus faced' because of the private emails. Petraeus pleaded guilty in April to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling classified intelligence, fined $100,000 and sentenced to...
  • Hillary Clinton, Top Aides Ignore Court Request to Produce Assurances about Federal Records......

    08/09/2015 10:42:33 AM PDT · by yoe · 26 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 7, 2015 | Staff
    (Washington, DC) Judicial Watch announced that the State Department today provided a status report as required by a July 31 federal court order requiring the State Department to request that Hillary Clinton and her top State Department aides Human Abedin and Cheryl Mills confirm, under penalty of perjury, that they have produced all government records in their possession, return any other government records immediately, and describe their use of Hillary Clintons email server to conduct government business. The State Department filing shows that the agency sent the former officials the request and a copy of Judge Sullivans order but...
  • Scooter Libby went to prison for less than what Hillary did

    08/05/2015 11:34:00 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 16 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-05-15 | DrJohn
    David Petraeus saw his career come to an end for mishandling classified information. Sandy Berger was punished for mishandling classified information. Scooter Libby got it worst of all. And he did virtually nothing. Remember Scooter Libby? Libby was the Bush aide who went to prison for having a bad memory. He was hunted down and persecuted by Peter Fitzgerald who was looking for the scalp of the person who allegedly leaked the name of Valerie Plame. Libby went to prison and he wasn't even the leaker. Richard Armitrage was. Jennifer Rubin: Right Turn readers know my view that former vice...
  • [NY] State Sen. John Sampson guilty in corruption case

    07/25/2015 12:30:50 PM PDT · by oh8eleven · 4 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 24, 2015 | Selim Algar
    After five and a half days of deliberation, a Brooklyn federal jury found state Sen. John Sampson guilty of an obstruction of justice rap and lying to federal agents Friday.
  • Ex-NY State Sen. Leader John Sampson Convicted

    07/25/2015 12:34:15 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    NLPC ^ | July 25, 2015 | NLPC Staff
    New York State Senator John Sampson, a Democrat of Brooklyn, was convicted yesterday on three counts, including obstruction of justice. He was acquitted on six others, but the conviction should result in significant prison time. No date has yet been set for sentencing. Between 1998 and 2008, Sampson allegedly embezzled approximately $440,000 from the foreclosure sales of four Brooklyn properties on which he was a court- appointed referee. The embezzlement charges were thrown out because the state of limitations expired. The charges on which he was convicted relate to the cover-up. Reportedly, the Sampson investigation was an extension of...
  • Hillary Clinton Landing in Bosnia Under Sniper Fire

    07/20/2015 12:51:21 AM PDT · by RC one · 13 replies
    youtube ^ | 3/24/2008 | Buck Power
    I remember landing under Sniper fire>
  • Time to Arrest Hillary

    07/12/2015 5:57:08 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 36 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | July 11, 2015 | Mark Tapson
    Fox News analyst and former judge Andrew Napolitano recently posted a Washington Times op-ed called "Hillary's Secret War," in which he declares with certainty that Hillary Clinton "provided material assistance to terrorists and lied to Congress in a venue where the law required her to be truthful." Napolitano came to this conclusion after reading the transcript of an interview with a lawfully licensed American arms dealer named Marc Turi, as well as emails to and from the State Department and congressional officials while Hillary was Secretary of State. In 2011, Turi received approval from the Departments of State and Treasury...
  • FLASHBACK: David Axelrod didn't know about Hillary's private server (lying with practiced ease)

    07/01/2015 6:58:23 AM PDT · by Liz · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner.com ^ | 7/1/15 | T. Becket Adams
    At the time he was Obama's WH advisor (and chief political strategist), David Axelrod said he was unaware Hillary conducted official State Dept business from an unauthorized, private server. But emails released Tuesday evening by the State Dept include his request for Hillary's private email address--and suggest he had every reason to know and raises questions about what else he knew. Asked last month in an interview whether he knew anything about Clinton's "homebrew" system when they worked together in the Obama administration, Axelrod responded, "I didn't know." However, correspondences from 2009 show that Axelrod may have had reason to...
  • This Day in History (1996) Clintons business partners are convicted of fraud in the Whitewater.

    05/28/2015 6:02:18 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 8 replies
    Arkansas Herald ^ | 05/28/2015 | staff
    President Bill Clintons former business partners James McDougal and Susan McDougal, and Jim Guy Tucker, the Governor of Arkansas, are convicted of fraud in the Whitewater land deal.
  • Hillary Clinton news more like a rap sheet

    05/20/2015 7:11:15 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 19, 2015 | Michael Goodwin
    More than 17 months before Election Day, Clinton scandals are piling up faster than robberies during a police strike. There is a media feeding frenzy over her shady dealings and the sheer volume of unsavory revelations is approaching a critical mass. The pace of disclosures probably cant continue, but already shes looking less and less inevitable.
  • Hillary Clinton Used Multiple Secret Email Addresses as Secretary of State

    05/18/2015 6:20:18 PM PDT · by lbryce · 28 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 18, 2015 | Brent Scher
    Despite past claims by Hillary Clinton that she only used one email address as secretary of state, previously unseen email records show there was at least one other email address in use. The New York Times published new emails that were sent using the private email server set up by Clinton while she was secretary of state, and the Republican National Committee discovered that that multiple emails were sent from the hrod17@clintonemail.com address that Clintons attorneys had previously said do not exist. In a letter to Rep. Trey Gowdy (R., S.C.) responding to a subpoena from the Benghazi Select Committee,...
  • Trey Gowdy: Obama administration obstructing Benghazi probe

    05/11/2015 5:42:54 PM PDT · by PROCON · 123 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | May 11, 2015 | Susan Ferrechio
    A special House panel investigating the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has uncovered tens of thousands of new documents, but is still facing "obstacles" from the Obama administration, an interim report issued Monday said. An "Interim Progress Update" was released Monday revealing the investigation "has uncovered new witnesses, new documents, new facts and will result in the most detailed and complete accounting of what happened in Benghazi." And it reported that the panel in June will interview former Secretary of State Leon Panetta, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey and retired General...
  • The Democrats death by a thousand scandals

    04/16/2015 12:29:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | April 16, 2015 | NOAH ROTHMAN
    When asked in February what his proudest accomplishment was as a leading figure in the Obama administration, former White House advisor David Axelrod replied by touting the administration’s record on ethics. “I’m proud of the fact that basically you’ve had an administration that’s been in place for six years in which there hasn’t been a major scandal,” he said. To this, conservatives laughed. There is a difference between being scandal-free and deftly navigating the media environment to ensure that no individual controversy shatters the foundations of the public’s trust in the president. While the administration’s political team has been able...
  • That Was Then, This Is Now: A Tale of Two Senators: One got away, the other is prosecuted.

    04/09/2015 5:37:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/09/2015 | Jeff Lipkes
    Once upon a time, before he was a Senator, X worked for a law firm that helped a shady developer score $43 million in government funding. When X left the firm and became a legislator, he helped the developer get another $14 million in taxpayer funds, with $855,000 in fees for his former boss and the developer. In return, the slumlord funneled at least a quarter million dollars to Senator Xs campaigns. He also enabled the Senator to buy a $1.56 million mansion by purchasing an adjacent lot the seller also owned and insisted on selling at the same time....
  • New York Times editorial board calls for Menendez to resign

    04/03/2015 8:47:54 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 26 replies
    CNN ^ | 04/03/2015 | Alexandra Jaffe
    How do you know The New York Times is all in for protecting Barack Obama? When its editorial board turns on a fellow Democrat who bucked him on the Iran deal. "The New York Times is calling for New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez to resign in the face of criminal charges of bribery."
  • Defiant Democratic Senator Menendez is 'outraged' and 'angry' after 14-count corruption indictment

    04/02/2015 2:16:37 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/01/15 | David Martosko
    Defiant Democratic Senator Bob Menendez is 'outraged' and 'angry' after 14-count corruption indictment charges him with bribery, fraud and helping donor's THREE girlfriends get travel visas An angry Sen. Bob Menendez said Wednesday night that prosecutors who charged him with 14 federal corruption crimes 'are dead wrong.' Menendez, a powerful Democrat accused of using his office to improperly benefit a political donor. A Newark, New Jersey federal grand jury on Wednesday accused the New Jersey Democrat of bribery, honest services fraud, conspiracy, violating the federal Travel Act, and making false statements. 'I am confident,' Menendez said, straining to speak over...
  • Senator Robert Menendez Indicted on Corruption Charges

    04/01/2015 2:42:39 PM PDT · by digger48 · 45 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 1, 2015 | MATT APUZZO
    WASHINGTON Senator Robert Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges on Wednesday, setting the stage for a bitter court fight and putting his political future in doubt. Mr. Menendez was charged with eight counts of bribery, which carry up to 15 years in prison on each charge. He was also charged with conspiracy, fraud, and making false statements on government documents, the Justice Department said. Mr. Menendez is the first senator to face federal bribery charges since another New Jersey Democrat, Harrison A. Williams Jr., was indicted in 1980 in the Abscam scandal. The charges had long been expected...
  • FORMER US ATTORNEY: DOJ SHOULD OPEN A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION INTO HARRY REID PUSHING EB-5 VISA EXP

    03/27/2015 12:08:07 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 27, 2015 | by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    EXCLUSIVEFORMER U.S. ATTORNEY: DOJ SHOULD OPEN A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION INTO HARRY REID PUSHING EB-5 VISA EXPANSION Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) says he intends to retire at the end of his term in 2017. But he may still face legal pressure before he leaves. Former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova, a leading legal expert on the prosecution and defense of white collar criminals, tells Breitbart News there is enough public evidence to launch a criminal investigation of Reid. Heres the issue, diGenova tells Breitbart News in an exclusive interview. Because his son was involved representing the SLS Casino and Hotel...
  • Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped her server clean

    03/27/2015 3:52:58 PM PDT · by detective · 252 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/26/2015 | Lauren French
    Hillary Clinton did not hand over new documents to the House panel investigating Benghazi and wiped her server clean of past emails, the committees chairman said in a statement Friday. Clinton did not provide correspondence or emails to the Select Committee on Benghazi, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), said, even though the former secretary of state was under a subpoena, issued early this month, for all correspondence from Clintons tenure as secretary of state that focused on Libya and Benghazi.
  • Dianne Feinstein's husband wins near-billion dollar California 'high speed rail' contract

    03/20/2015 6:43:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/20/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    To the surprise of absolutely no one familiar with the ways of Corruptifornia, the one-party state completely in the hands of the Democrats, a consortium whose lead firm is controlled by Richard Blum, husband of Sen. Diane Feinstein, was awarded a nearly billion-dollar contract for the construction of the first phase of the so-called high-speed rail line to link San Francisco and Los Angeles. Those paying attention to the project call it the “half-fast” rail line because it will share trackage with  conventional commuter rail trains in the sprawling Los Angeles and San Francisco areas, lowering its average speed...
  • Hillary Clinton is Going to Jail

    03/11/2015 9:32:09 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 71 replies
    Conservative Daily ^ | 03-11-2015 | Joe Otto
    Weve learned a lot about Hillary Clinton over the past few days and as the evidence against her continues to stack up, it is becoming clear that she will likely be charged with a crime. If convicted, its likely she could face jail time. I stayed up late last night reading into all of the allegations against Hillary and it is worse than we previously thought. A few days ago, it was revealed that during her entire time at the State Department, Hillary Clinton only used a private email address (even to conduct official business). Now, were finding out that...
  • Indiana Democrat Justin Moed sorry for sexting, sending gifts to porn star Sydney Leathers

    03/10/2015 6:34:06 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 76 replies
    Fox ^ | 3-10-15 | diana falzone
    Congressman Justin Moed, a Democratic legislator representing downtown Indianapolis, the states largest city and its capital, posted graphic sexual texts to Leathers on Twitter using the handle Bitch Boy and sent her gifts including a Fetish Fantasy Series Pink Leash & Collar." Moed apologized on Tuesday in a statement to the Indianapolis Daily Star. "I am truly sorry I have hurt the ones I love most with my poor judgment. I am committed to rebuilding trust with my family and my community. This is a private matter and I ask for it to be treated as such. I apologize to...
  • CNN BReaking: NJ Sen. Menendez to be Charged with CORRUPTION!

    03/06/2015 11:01:33 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 174 replies
    CNN | 3-6-2015 | TCRLAF
    Influence peddling on behalf a Medicare Fraud doctor, in return for donations.
  • Tammany Hall Redux: The Clinton Political Machine

    03/05/2015 6:27:58 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 4 Mar 2015 | Ed Driscoll
    I would argue, the Clinton operation counts as a machine not just as a metaphor or allegory, but as a bona fide, contemporary update of the old 19th-century operation, Jay Cost writes at the Weekly Standard: A lot of people were wondering what public business she was conducting on a private account. What I wanted to know was: what private business did she not want to conduct on a public account? If given three guesses, Id say: politics, politics, politics. Theres a historical parallel here with the Cameron Machine of Pennsylvania, which formed in the 1870s and lasted, in...
  • NYT: Hillary conducted official State business on her private e-mail account all of it

    03/02/2015 7:06:13 PM PST · by upchuck · 59 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 2, 2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Ever wonder why multiple investigations of the Benghazi attack failed to turn up much from Hillary Clinton’s e-mails? So did the House Select Committee investigating the attack on the facility and the failures that led to it. To their surprise, the Secretary of State had conducted all of her e-mail on a private account rather than an official State Department account — and her aides had carefully culled only the e-mails they wanted investigators to see. The New York Times’ Michael Schmidt dropped that bombshell earlier this evening: Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government...
  • Former small town Democratic Party chairman 'plotted to hire hit man to kill girls aged 9 & 10...

    02/21/2015 5:33:14 PM PST · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/21/15 | Myriah Towner
    Former small town Democratic Party chairman 'plotted to hire hit man to kill girls aged nine and ten who he molested' before they could testify against him A former chairman of the Falls Church Democratic Party charged with molesting two young girls is accused of plotting to have them killed before they testified against him during his trial. Michael Gardner, 50, from Falls Church, Virginia, is said to have approached an inmate in 2013 about finding a hit man to kill the young girls. The inmate he contacted notified police in January about their multiple conversations, according to court documents....
  • Dem mega-donor Steyer caught up in Oregon governor scandal

    02/14/2015 10:23:19 AM PST · by rktman · 18 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/14/2015 | Rick Moran
    Democratic mega donor Tom Steyer financed at least one of the green groups who made payments to former Governor John Kitzhaber's fiancee, Cylvia Hayes while she was an "unofficial" advisor in the governor's office. The payments were made at the same time that the state was evaluating green fuel standards. The Washington Free Beacon is also reporting that several Steyer associates were involved in the scheme.
  • Sheldon Silvers arrest sends Albany into a state of panic (Democrats lighting candles alert!)

    01/24/2015 8:48:12 AM PST · by Zakeet · 46 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 23, 2015 | Carl Campanile, Danika Fears and Aaron Short
    Albany is terrified and in disarray after Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s arrest, with lawmakers and insiders fearing he’ll turn on them to save himself. “People are scratching their heads and saying, ‘What did I say the last time I spoke to Shelly?’ ” one veteran Albany lobbyist told The Post on Friday. After Silver’s arrest Thursday, US Attorney Preet Bharara hinted at more to come, telling the public to “stay tuned.” Now legislators are questioning why Silver’s closest Democratic colleagues, including Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, have pledged support for him instead of calling for his resignation. “They want Shelly to...
  • Del. Joe Morrissey indicted on four felonies

    01/21/2015 9:56:11 AM PST · by csvset · 1 replies
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | 21 january 2015 | BILL McKELWAY AND MARKUS SCHMIDT
    Felony indictments were unsealed in Henrico County on Wednesday morning charging Del. Joseph D. Morrissey, I-74th, and the mother of an ex-law office worker in connection with the filing of allegedly fraudulent court documents. Morrissey was accused of four felony counts dealing with documents that were allegedly submitted in connection with his recent sentencing on a misdemeanor conviction. The charges against Morrissey include: felony uttering a forged public record; felony conspiracy to utter a forged record; felony inducing perjury; and perjury. In his General Assembly office, a visibly annoyed Morrissey denied the charges. Also indicted is Deidre Warren, the mother...
  • Edwards loses in comeback attempt in La. 6th Dist.

    12/06/2014 7:35:23 PM PST · by PROCON · 22 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 6, 2014 | AP
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Eighty-seven year old former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards has come up short in his attempt at a political comeback after serving a prison sentence for corruption. Results of Saturday's runoff in the Baton Rouge area's 6th Congressional District showed Edwards, a lifelong Democrat, losing to Republican Garret Graves. Graves had been heavily favored in the district that leans strongly Republican.
  • Louisiana Democrat Caught on Camera Encouraging People to Vote Twice

    12/01/2014 5:32:28 PM PST · by george76 · 15 replies
    IJReview ^ | Dec. 1, 2014 | Kevin Boyd
    Many like to claim that voter fraud is a myth. However, after watching this video, youll understand why people might be a little concerned about it happening. The Black Conservatives Fund released a video today showing a leading Louisiana Democrat encouraging people at a private Democrat party event to vote twice. According to the BCF press release, Opelousas Mayor Don Cravins Sr. spoke at a rally at the Charcoal Lounge in Opelousas on November 3, 2014 the day before Louisianas primary election. His son, Don Cravins Jr., is the chief of staff for Louisianas embattled Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu....
  • Dem GOTV Group Caught on Camera Endorsing Voter Fraud

    10/22/2014 1:11:09 PM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 22, 2014 | Lachlan Markay
    Mark Udall Advocates Condone Voter Fraud:"Thats Not Even Like Lying or Stealing"A top official at a Democratic get-out-the-vote outfit working to reelect Sen. Mark Udall (D., Colo) appears to endorse voter fraud in a hidden camera video released on Wednesday. The video, released by conservative filmmaker James OKeefe, shows Meredith Hicks, director of the political canvassing group Work for Progress, endorse the casting of fraudulent mail-in ballots for ineligible voters. If they are not eligible to vote, and all these people are throwing out ballots, lets use those ballots to vote. So we can get as many votes as possible,...
  • Calibration error changes GOP votes to Dem in Illinois county

    10/22/2014 6:55:23 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 54 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 10/22/2014
    Dem in Illinois county Published October 22, 2014 watchdog.org Facebook0 Twitter0 Email Print CHICAGO Early voting in Illinois got off to a rocky start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats
  • The Moral Failures of Eric Holder ... VDH

    09/29/2014 4:53:22 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 19 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 28 Sep 2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Eric Holders left many baleful legacies: being censured by the House of Representatives; withholding subpoenaed documents, proving untruthful about a failed gun-walking caper in Mexico; failing to enforce laws on the books, from immigration to the elements of the Affordable Care Act; illegally billing the government for his own private use of a government Gulfstream jet; snooping on Associated Press reporters; giving de facto exemptions to renegade IRS politicos; and trying to create civilian trials for terrorist killers like KSM, one of the architects of the 9/11 attacks. But he will be known mostly for re-teaching Americans to think of...
  • Holder resigning as attorney general, official says

    09/25/2014 8:30:19 AM PDT · by ibheath · 60 replies
    foxnews ^ | 09/25/2014
    Attorney General Eric Holder plans to announce Thursday that he is resigning from the Obama administration, a Justice Department official confirmed to Fox News. The decision would cap a tumultuous six-year term for the nation's top law enforcement official. Holder is one of the few Cabinet officials to have stayed on since the beginning of the Obama presidency. The Justice official said Holder has agreed to remain on the job until his successor is confirmed. According to the official, Holder has discussed his plans with Obama on "multiple occasions" in recent months. "[He] finalized those plans in an hour-long conversation...
  • EPA wallows in corruption

    08/09/2014 5:32:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    Columbia Daily Tribune ^ | August 9, 2014 | By MICHELLE MALKIN
    The lofty motto of the Environmental Protection Agency is protecting people and the environment. In practice, however, EPA bureaucrats faithfully protect their own people and preserve the governments cesspool of manipulation, cover-ups and cronyism. Just last month, Mark Levin and his vigilant Landmark Legal Foundation went to court to ask federal district Judge Royce Lamberth to sanction the EPA for destroying or failing to preserve emails and text messages that may have helped document suspected agency efforts to influence the 2012 presidential election. The motion is part of a larger Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the EPA...
  • Company Cofounded by Paul Pelosi Jr. Charged with Securities Fraud

    07/17/2014 10:09:39 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 21 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 07-17-2014 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a company cofounded by Paul Pelosi Jr. with fraud on Wednesday after learning that two convicted criminals were running the business. Paul Pelosi Jr., the son of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.), was the president and chief operating officer of Natural Blue Resources Inc., an investment company he cofounded that focuses on environmentally-friendly ventures.