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  • Next steps in West Virginia Supreme Court impeachments

    08/14/2018 9:09:33 PM PDT · by Sam_Damon · 5 replies
    WTRF.com ^ | August 14, 2018 | Staff
    With three West Virginia Supreme Court Justices headed to a Senate impeachment trial, 7News spoke to West Virginia Senate Majority Whip Ryan Weld about what's next. Senator Weld (R-Brooke) said he, the Senate Judiciary Chairman, Senate President and staff attorneys from both sides have been spending time over the last few weeks putting together rules for the trial.
  • Palestinian Congressional Candidate ASSAULTS Jewish Journalist at Political Event [Michigan, MN]

    08/14/2018 2:13:03 PM PDT · by familyop · 42 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | August 12, 2018 | Peter D'Abrosca
    A journalist was assaulted by a soon-to-be congresswoman while asking her questions at a political rally for U.S. Congressional candidate Ilhan Omar in Minnesota on Saturday. Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian Muslim who won her primary in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District on Tuesday, forcefully grabbed Jewish journalist Laura Loomer and stole her phone when Loomer approached her to ask questions at the rally. In the Middle East, violence against Jews may be tolerable. In America, where Tlaib – running unopposed after her primary win – and is set to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, it is not. In fact,...
  • Dewey Beach audit report stirs controversy(1 arrest, 2 resignations)

    08/13/2018 8:26:30 AM PDT · by JustAGuyDE · 12 replies
    Cape Gazette ^ | 8/13/2018 | Ellen Driscoll
    meeting with a draft financial audit report. Two journalists who attended the meeting also took the report when they left the meeting. Jeffrey Smith of Dewey Citizens for Accountability arrived at the Aug. 3 meeting minutes before it adjourned. Smith said following the meeting, he left with a copy of TGM’s draft financial report, which was discussed at length during the meeting. Audit committee Chairman Larry Silver approached him after the meeting and insisted he give it back, Smith said. “Larry Silver ran/charged at me across the parking lot demanding I not leave with it,” Smith said in an email....
  • Omarosa just said on Meet the Press that she recorded John Kelly in the Situation Room.

    08/12/2018 9:25:02 AM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 130 replies
    Twitter ^ | August 12, 2018 | Josh Dawsey
    Josh Dawsey @jdawsey1 Omarosa just said on Meet the Press that she recorded John Kelly in the Situation Room. (They are playing the tape.) 8:14 AM · Aug 12, 2018
  • Mueller team files complaint against Manafort trial judge over latest reprimand

    08/10/2018 6:41:41 PM PDT · by onyx · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 10, 2018 | By Alex Pappas, Peter Doocy | Fox News
    After days of being dressed down by the judge overseeing the Paul Manafort case, federal prosecutors sought Thursday to put their foot down -- filing a motion complaining that Judge T.S. Ellis III had unfairly admonished them in front of the jury. Ellis has memorably and repeatedly criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team during the trial for the former Trump campaign chairman. On Wednesday, Ellis ripped into prosecutors for letting a witness, IRS Agent Michael Welsh, sit in the courtroom before his testimony. But in a five-page motion filed Thursday, Mueller deputy Andrew Weissmann and other attorneys on the team...
  • [2015] Terror Bomb Plotter Released from Cook County Jail

    08/11/2018 11:35:29 AM PDT · by yoe · 15 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 2/11/2015
    The narco-terror ringleader who planned the 2009 bombing of Oprah Winfrey’s Chicago studios and the iconic Sears Tower has been released from jail, his newfound freedom facilitated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Emad Karakrah was incarcerated in Cook County Jail since taking police on a high-speed chase through Chicago streets in late August and threatening to blow up his car. An Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) flag waved from the vehicle and Karakrah got charged with making a false car bomb threat. But on January 7, 2015 Karakrah reached a plea deal in Cook County Court...
  • Video: Every Public Event In Iran Turning Into Anti-Government Rally

    08/11/2018 8:39:55 AM PDT · by Pavegecko · 5 replies
    Tsarizm.com ^ | 8/11/18 | Nikoo Amini
    Sources from Iranian social media activists indicate an “intense clash” between security forces and fans attending a football match in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Friday. Thousands of football fans at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium chanted anti-government slogans in the course of the clash, which appeared to be not politically motivated initially. The video shows the crowd chanting “Death to the dictator.”
  • West Virginia lawmakers move to impeach entire [WV State] Supreme Court

    08/11/2018 6:10:46 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 32 replies
    Fox news ^ | 8/10/2018 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    West Virginia’s House Judiciary Committee moved to impeach the state’s entire Supreme Court this week
  • Neighborhood Violence So Bad SF's Haight Residents Afraid To Go Outside

    08/10/2018 11:39:38 PM PDT · by grundle · 30 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APZgOyYMk_E
  • Politican who protested Dallas NRA show pleads guilty to corruption charges

    08/10/2018 7:14:35 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 7 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 8/9/18 | cjarles Eiger
    The outspoken Dallas mayor pro tem who balked at the National Rifle Association coming to town earlier this year resigned on Thursday after entering a guilty plea in federal court. The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced that Dallas City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway pleaded guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion charges involving $450,000 in bribe and kickback payments stemming from securing a city school bus stop-arm camera contract for a Louisiana company. The Dallas Morning News later reported that Caraway resigned his public position in the aftermath of the revelations. “I have dedicated much of my life...
  • What if #Q, #QAnon and #TheGreatAwakening are Real?

    08/10/2018 7:28:48 PM PDT · by upsdriver · 205 replies
    HMG Heroes Media Group ^ | Robert Patrick Lewis
    (end of article) What Comes Next? If you are still with me at this point, I thank you. Many people have questioned what the point of Q really is, given that none of us are actually prosecuting the guilty parties and we don’t have the wherewithal to do so. So what is the point of Q and what is he doing here? If you are still reading this article, I believe this was precisely the point. If Trump, Q and their team already have all of the dirt needed to prosecute everyone for these terrible crimes, our part of this...
  • Dallas Mayor says Caraway Scandal is an Example of Lack of “Economic Inclusion” in Dallas

    08/10/2018 2:55:43 PM PDT · by freedumb2003 · 37 replies
    WBAP AM - Dallas ^ | 8/10/2018 | WBAP-FM
    DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is speaking out following the resignation of Mayor Pro-Tem Dwaine Caraway. Caraway pleaded guilty Thursday to federal corruption charges. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the IRS, Caraway accepted $450,000 in bribes and kickbacks related to a scheme that could have contributed to the demise of Dallas County Schools. Mayor Rawlings spoke publicly for the first time about the news regarding Caraway Friday morning at an event at the Dallas Regional Chamber. “We work hard to make sure our city is represented well throughout Texas, throughout our country, and throughout our world,”...
  • Video: Iranian Security Forces Attack Protesters At Football Match, Demonstrations Again Erupt

    08/09/2018 4:57:43 PM PDT · by Pavegecko · 2 replies
    Tsarizm.com ^ | 8/9/18 | Nikoo Amini
    Today’s soccer/football match between Persepolis and Esteghlal Khuzestan held in Al Qadeer Stadium of Ahvaz, southwest Iran, became the scene of the city’s youth clashing with the repressive state police and anti-riot units. Many of the security unit members were injured as a result. A number of the youth were also wounded and transferred to a nearby hospital. Security forces have closed all roads leading to the stadium to prevent people from joining the protesting youths, reported opposition sources. Protesters across Iran also set fire to billboards of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in acts of defiance. In Ahvaz, Khuzestan, members...
  • Out of the shadows: FBI corruption probe about to put Bruce Ohr in the hot seat

    08/09/2018 2:35:32 AM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8/08/18 | Thomas Lifson
    The weaponization of the FBI's counterintelligence operations on behalf of Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy is the greatest political scandal in American history. The dramatic story is unfolding before our eyes, and the key point to remember is that declassification of key documents is controlling the pace of the story – and President Trump has the ability to declassify anything he sees fit to share with the American public. This alone should be enough to strike terror in the heart of anyone implicated in this scheme. But when you consider that Donald Trump is the most successful reality television producer in...
  • BOOM! GIULIANI: “This Case Isn’t Going to Fizzle, It’s Going to BLOW UP ON THEM!...

    08/08/2018 8:45:29 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 61 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/8/2018 | Jim Hoft
    Former New York City Mayor and Trump Attorney Rudy Giuliani joined Sean Hannity on Wednesday night to discuss the endless Mueller witch hunt. Rudy Giuliani told Sean Hannity President Trump will not sit with Mueller in a perjury trap. He then directed his comments to Robert Mueller: “Stop the nonsense! You are trying to trap him because you don’t have a case!” Rudy Giuliani: The real story here is not that this case is going to fizzle. It’s going to BLOW UP on them! The real question is what we talked about before. There’s a lot more to what they...
  • Manafort trial Judge TS Ellis taunts and torments Mueller team: 'Tears in your eyes'

    08/08/2018 7:47:01 PM PDT · by familyop · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 8, 2018 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn, Anne Ball, Peter Doocy, Jake Gibson and Alex Pappas
    Ellis had rebuked Andres for not looking at him while he was talking. "Look at me! Don’t look down," Ellis said. When Andres said he was looking at a document, Ellis said "that’s B.S." And on Wednesday, Ellis chastised Andres again for how he speaks to him. At one point, Andres responded with a simple "yea." "Be careful about that, this is not an informal proceeding," Ellis warned.
  • 'White Boy Rick's' long history of fighting for release from prison (Detroit Mayor Corruption?)

    08/08/2018 2:32:02 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 6 replies
    Click On Detroit ^ | July 13, 2017 | Derick Hutchinson
    DETROIT - "White Boy" Rick Wershe is less than 24 hours away from his best chance at release during a prison sentence of more than 29 years. On Friday, the Michigan parole board will vote on whether or not to release Wershe, who is the longest serving nonviolent juvenile offender in the state's history. On June 8, Wershe went through an intense four-hour parole hearing in Jackson, Michigan, with two members of the parole board and Assistant Attorney General Scott Rothermel. ...The information provided by Wershe led to the arrests of family and friends of Coleman Young, including his favorite...
  • New York Republican congressman indicted on insider trading charges

    08/08/2018 7:37:31 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 38 replies
    CNN ^ | 8-8-2018 | Maegan Vazquez and Shimon Prokupecz,
    ew York Republican Rep. Chris Collins has been charged with alleged securities fraud, wire fraud and false statements, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
  • Bruce Ohr's Role as 'Conduit' Between DOJ, Steele, Fusion GPS 'The Definition of Corruption'

    08/08/2018 3:01:35 AM PDT · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/07/18
    Gregg Jarrett and Judge Jeanine Pirro reacted to news that top DOJ official Bruce Ohr was used as a "conduit" between the department and ex-MI6 spy Christopher Steele even after the FBI cut ties with Steele over alleged untruths. Jarrett said Mueller is "looking in all the wrong places" for corruption and crime when he examines President Donald Trump's records. "Documents show the FBI and DOJ knew the [Steele-Russia] dossier was phony [and that] Christopher Steele was a liar," Jarrett said.
  • 14 Articles of Impeachment Introduced Against 4 Remaining WV Supreme Court Justices

    08/07/2018 9:34:50 AM PDT · by Sam_Damon · 36 replies
    WTRF.com ^ | August 7, 2018 | Staff
    The West Virginia House Judiciary Committee has introduced 14 articles of impeachment against all four remaining Justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. Most of the impeachment articles deal with the massive and unchecked spending of nearly $4,000,000 on building renovations and lavish office furnishings such as a $32,000 blue suede couch in the office of suspended Justice Allen Loughry.