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  • Chicago celebrates 4th of July weekend with 9 dead, 47 wounded

    07/06/2015 9:16:42 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 2 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 6, 2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Yes, it was another dismal holiday in the Windy City, with gang violence running wild. 47 wounded and nine dead, including a seven year old boy whose father – a multiple conviction criminal with recent illegal gun charges – was probably the actual target. Sure, those numbers sound like bad news, (and they are) but the actual title of the Washington Post article covering the story includes the caveat… but better than last year.
  • Video of black race rioters brutally beating white man at July 4 gathering taken down by YouTube

    07/06/2015 9:16:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/06/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    According to a video posted to the Facebook account of QbabyOfTeamQ, a white man attending a July 4 concert in Fountain Square, the heart of downtown Cincinnati, was beaten bloody and unconscious.  Unfortunately, I am not able to embed the video because YouTube has taken it down, with a notice: “This video has been taken down as a violation of YouTube’s policy on shocking and disgusting content.” However, you can still view the video (for now) at the QBaby Facebook account.  Shocking and disgusting, indeed. Kristinn Taylor of Gateway Pundit, who first publicized the video, provides some description: The...
  • Illegal alien who murdered woman went to San Francisco because it was a 'sanctuary city'

    07/06/2015 9:14:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/06/2015 | Rick Moran
    How nice that the city of San Francisco opens its arms to welcome anyone – legal or illegal, even murderers.  The city's "compassion" toward illegal aliens has now cost a young woman her life, and questions are being asked about how Francisco Sanchez was able to avoid being deported for the 6th time, leaving him free to walk the streets and "accidentally" kill Kathryn Steinle. Breitbart: Five-time deportee, seven-time convicted felon Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez said in a new interview Sunday with a local ABC News affiliate that he came to San Francisco because he knew the sanctuary city would not...
  • School teachers working in Israeli schools supported ISIS, Shin Bet says

    07/06/2015 9:09:17 AM PDT · by george76
    Jerusalem Post ^ | July 6, 2015
    Security forces have arrested six Israeli Beduin men from the Negev town of Houra, four of whom work as school teachers, for allegedly supporting the Islamic State terrorist organization. The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) revealed Monday that the men were arrested over the past two months. They allegedly took part in secret meetings in which they discussed Islamic State doctrine, and spread the group's propaganda among their family members and associates. Some of the suspects planned to join the ranks Islamic State in Syria. Those who worked as teachers at schools in the Negev used their positions to spread...
  • Violence Spikes in Syracuse: 10 People Shot in Less Than 24 Hours

    07/06/2015 9:09:13 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 2 replies
    Syracuse.com ^ | 5 July 2015 | Catie O'Toole
    "Unusual spike in violence." "It's unusual an it's unfortunate," Syracuse police Lt. Eric Carr said. One 16-year-old has been caught, accused of shooting a 20-year-old man in the head. The shooter is identified as Shaquez Collins. Two other people may have been shot in the same incident, but the story is not clear on this. Four were shot in a crowd watching a fireworks display. Thre others were shot in two other incidents elsewhere in the city.
  • San Francisco shooter: How did repeat felon get gun? (found it on a park bench)

    07/06/2015 9:06:43 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 11 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | July 6, 2015 | Jessica Mendoza
    The man arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman at San Francisco’s Pier 14 has confessed to the crime – though he said it was an accident. In a jailhouse interview Sunday with KGO-TV’s Cornell Barnard, Francisco Sanchez, speaking in a mix of Spanish and English, said he had found the gun, wrapped inside a shirt, while he was sitting on a bench and smoking a cigarette at the pier. He had picked it up and “it started to fire on its own,” Mr. Sanchez said, adding that he has poor vision and was under the influence of sleeping...
  • 'SILENT SAM' STATUE AT UNC CHAPEL HILL VANDALIZED

    07/06/2015 7:48:15 AM PDT · by CodeJockey · 22 replies
    WTVD Eyewitness News ^ | 07/05/2015 | Angelica Alvarez ABC11
    CHAPEL HILL, NC (WTVD) -- Police are investigating after someone spray-painted the words "murderer" and "black lives matter" on the "Silent Sam" Confederate memorial on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill. The statue of a Confederate Army soldier was erected on campus in 1913 as a memorial to the more than 300 UNC students who died in the Civil War. The overnight vandalism came as no surprise to the local chapter of the Sons of the Confederacy. One of its members told Eyewitness News he was actually keeping watch over the statue until about 11:00 p.m. Saturday night, expecting someone...
  • Obama’s Renewable-Energy Fantasy

    07/06/2015 7:40:46 AM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    WSJ ^ | July 5, 2015 | Rupert Darwall
    Bill Gates recently noted that the cost of decarbonization using today’s technology is ‘beyond astronomical.’ On June 30, one day after the Supreme Court struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of mercury emissions from power plants, resident Obama committed the United States to the goal of generating 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. This would nearly triple the amount of wind- and solar-generated electricity on the national grid. The EPA ran afoul of the law by failing to conduct a cost-benefit analysis before it acted to reduce mercury emissions from coal-power plants. There is no objective...
  • EXCLUSIVE: NYPD accused of destroying evidence showing cops issued bogus summonses to meet quota

    07/06/2015 7:28:02 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 7 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Monday, July 6, 2015, 2:30 AM | Stephen Rex Brown
    Attorneys for the city have failed to turn over even one email from the files of former Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly or former Chief of Department Joseph Esposito regarding summons activity over the last eight years... Police Lt. Stevelle Brown, who is alleged to have implemented a quota in Queens’ 105th Precinct, has destroyed text messages in which he denied a cop time off for failing to meet goals for traffic summonses... [Attorneys] also point[] to an exchange from an officer identified only as Sgt. Carty, who sternly admonished a cop for failing to issue enough seatbelt summonses.
  • Sen. Cruz: SCOTUS 'Stopped Being an Umpire...They Put on an Obama Jersey'

    07/06/2015 7:21:12 AM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 6, 2015 | Susan Jones
    By trying to resolve policy matters, the U.S. Supreme Court "stopped being an umpire," Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday. Cruz said the justices have become team players: "They put on an Obama jersey, they got out the eraser, they erased terms in the (Obamacare) statute and rewrote it, joining the Obama administration. ... In a period of 24 hours, we had two decisions in the Supreme Court where a majority of the justices violated their judicial oaths," he told NBC's Chuck Todd. "In one, they ignored the text of federal law -- they rewrote...
  • 'Black lives matter' protesters burn American flag...

    07/06/2015 7:03:53 AM PDT · by yoe · 24 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | July 4, 2015 | OLAF EKBERG
    To the Tampa protesters who turned out to “end racist violence,” the American flag is nothing more than a “piece of sh*t.” “To us the Confederate flag and the American flag, those represent the same thing which is that this country, this social system was built on slavery and genocide,” said protester Jesse Nevel, who represented the Uhuru Solidarity Movement. Video captured the protesters burning the American flag while chanting “black lives matter.”
  • California's Democrats Have Blood On Their Hands In S.F. Murder

    07/06/2015 6:46:14 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 27 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 6, 2015 | Assemblyman Tim Donnelly
    The fact that a beautiful young woman in the prime of her life, Kathryn Steinle, 32 years old, was cut down by an illegal alien on Pier 14 in San Francisco should surprise no one. Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez,, an illegal alien from Mexico, most recently of Texas, simply shot Kathryn Steinle for no apparent reason as she and her family walked along waterfront on Pier 14.
  • Police seek teen suspect in slaying of American U. grad on D.C. Metro

    07/06/2015 6:38:42 AM PDT · by palmer · 26 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 5 at 6:14 PM | Michael Smith and T. Rees Shapiro
    He was a Connecticut transplant thriving in his adopted city, a policy and politics wonk known to capture sun-basked monuments, cherry blossoms and the marble halls of power in Washington with his ever-present camera. On July 4, Kevin Joseph Sutherland stepped onto the Metro to visit friends, but he never arrived at the gathering. In an altercation police believe was the result of a robbery gone awry, Sutherland was stabbed to death aboard a train during the Saturday afternoon rush at the NoMa-Gallaudet U station on Florida Avenue NE. ... and he decorated his student government office at American University...
  • Mother of Californian woman shot by illegal Mexican immigrant condemns officials. w

    07/06/2015 6:34:11 AM PDT · by safetysign · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07/04/2015 | Kieran Corcoran
    The family of a California woman who was allegedly shot dead by an illegal Mexican immigrant have criticized officials who didn't hand him over after he was jailed just months before the attack. Grieving relatives of Kathryn Steinle, 32, who was shot dead on San Francisco's Pier 14 Thursday night, made the comments in light of revelations that alleged killer Francisco Sanchez, 45, had already been sent back over the border five times. Immigration officials said that they had made him a 'priority' request for any law enforcement officers who picked him up. Video and pictures at link.
  • Authorities: Suspect In Crash That Killed Bob Barry Jr. Previously Deported 3 Times

    07/03/2015 2:18:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    News 9 Oklahoma ^ | June 24, 2015
    Authorities confirmed Wednesday morning that a man, accused of causing a crash that killed local sports journalist Bob Barry Jr., had previously been deported three times.
  • Cincinnati Cop Speaks Out Over Racial Violence in City

    07/06/2015 5:58:29 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 15 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | July 6, 2015 | Kristinn Taylor
    Cincinnati police officer Kyle Strunk took to Twitter on Sunday to speak out on a race riot the night before at Fountain Square where police were attacked and a white man savagely attacked by a mob of young Black people attending a free hip hop and electronica Fourth of July concert. Strunk decried city, police and African-American leaders for creating a volatile situation where criminals do not fear police while police are told not to aggressively enforce the law. Strunk said he would not feel safe bring his family to Fountain Square. Two officers were wounded by a mob that...
  • Studies Majors: Higher Education’s New Special Ed

    07/06/2015 4:34:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 6, 2015 | Mike Adams
    Author’s Note on Terminology: Pretend marriage refers to the thing many people mistakenly refer to as same-sex marriage. Lesbian women’s studies professor just means women’s studies professor.The world of Facebook was ablaze shortly after the U.S Supreme Court decided that the votes of opponents of pretend marriage were not equal to the votes of those who support pretend marriage. One of my former students who double majored in criminology and film studies expressed her disappointment that the Supreme Court had deprived the people of the right to vote on the issue. She used no profanity or any harsh language. She...
  • 9 dead, 47 injured in Fourth of July weekend shootings (in Chicago ... in 48 hours)

    07/06/2015 5:21:27 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 29 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | July 3, 2015
    Fourth of July weekend shootings have left nine people dead — including a 7-year-old boy — and at least 47 others injured since Thursday evening. Seven-year-old Amari Brown was killed in a shooting that also left a 26-year-old woman wounded late Saturday in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. [Snip] The boy’s father, Antonio Brown, is a ranking gang member with 45 previous arrests and was not cooperating with police as of Sunday afternoon as they tried to find his son’s killer, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Sunday.
  • Free rides for Milwaukee bus riders after union apologizes for stoppage

    07/06/2015 5:20:17 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 11 replies
    WKOW ^ | July 6, 2015 | Kathryn Larson
    (MILWAUKEE) -- Milwaukee union leaders say they're sorry for a work stoppage last week, but cannot promise there won't be another strike. The county says everyone will be able to ride free today because of the inconvenience of last week's strike. Leaders of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 held a news conference overnight to apologize to riders. They say they did not walk off the job last week to punish the public. The union says they are willing to have an arbitrator settle their differences, and accuse MCTS of refusing to allow that to happen. However union leaders gave no...
  • I Know What Lois Lerner Did Last Summer

    07/06/2015 4:46:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 6, 2015 | Katie Kieffer
    I know her secret, I know she’s scared, and I know what she did last summer. If you need something lighthearted to pick yourself up and get back into work after a long holiday weekend, I’ll give you a column that would more humorous if it weren’t so close to the truth. It’s the story about what Lois Lerner and her new bestie, Hillary Clinton, did last summer. The 4th of July reminded me of the 1997 horror-thriller, “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” where a girl gets attacked on the 4th of July. Which then reminded me of...
  • Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns after 'no' vote against bailout

    07/06/2015 3:20:22 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/06/15
    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned from his post Monday after Greek citizens voted to reject further austerity measures the day prior, the Associated Press reported. Varoufakis said he was told shortly after the voters rejected Sunday's referendum regarding demands by international creditors to impose further austerity measures in exchange for a bailout package for its bankrupt economy, that the other eurozone finance ministers and Greece's other creditors would prefer he not attend the ministers' meetings. Varoufakis issued an announcement saying Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had judged that Varoufakis' resignation "might help achieve a deal" and that he was leaving...
  • [ From July 23, 2012 ] IS THERE ANY POINT IN THE ROYAL FAMILY? (In UK)

    07/05/2015 10:33:12 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 22 replies
    Joeybarton.com ^ | July 23, 2012
    Does Britain still need the Royal Family? All in favour – say aye Let’s start with the simple numbers; the Royal wedding cost approximately Ł20m and it is calculated to have generated Ł1bn for the economy. Now I’m no financial guru, but according to my calculations, that’s a hefty profit. God knows what the Jubilee did. OK, so we’ve established the wedding may have helped our struggling economy, but how else do we benefit from royalty? Aside from the millions of pounds earned from tourists visiting their endless estates and fancy buildings, the Royal Family are highly respected worldwide, they...
  • HORROR! Black Youths Mock & Laugh at Unconscious and Bloody White Male Victim After July 4 Beatdown

    07/05/2015 11:52:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 6, 2015 | Kristinn Taylor
    A video posted Sunday to the Facebook account of “QbabyOfTeamQ” purports to show the bloodied victim of a racial attack in Cincinnati during a race riot in Fountain Square on Saturday night. The white man was beaten unconscious following a hip hop and electronica Fourth of July concert. The video shows a mostly Black crowd gathered around the white male victim laid out on the sidewalk. A few are trying to help the unconscious man while others squeal in awe at the blood covering his head. Many onlookers are laughing. (VIDEO-AT-LINK)One voice can be heard asking for someone to call...
  • Pin the Tale on the Donkey: Democrats' Horrible Racist Past

    07/05/2015 9:22:39 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    PJ Media via Youtube ^ | 07/02/15 | Bill Whittle
    The Dems want to pin the Confederate Flag, KKK, Great Depression, urban decay, and harsh marriage laws on the GOP... pin the tale on the Donkey instead!
  • Sheriff Joe launches into Obama's birth certificate – again

    07/05/2015 8:48:21 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 47 replies
    WND ^ | 07/05/15
    After 55 years in law enforcement, 'I think I know a fraudulent document' “I’ve been in law enforcement 55 years,” stated Arpaio. “I think I know a fraudulent, fake document. I’m not a computer expert. I rely on my people. But I’m pretty well convinced it’s a fake document.” The famous sheriff was being interviewed for “Aaron Klein Investigative Radio,” broadcast on New York’s AM 970 The Answer and Philadelphia’s NewsTalk 990 AM. Arpaio told Klein that “once again nobody wants to look at it right now.” “So it’s not my problem. I did my job.” Obama’s qualification for president...
  • All Four Democratic Presidential Candidates Support ‘Sanctuary Cities’

    07/05/2015 8:47:06 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11:02 PM 07/05/2015 | Chuck Ross
    All four of the Democratic candidates for president have expressed support for sanctuary cities, a controversial policy that is being blamed for the recent release of a five times-deported illegal alien who allegedly murdered a woman in broad daylight in San Francisco. As a senator from New York, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner, twice made public statements backing sanctuary cities. In 2008, she and two other Democratic candidates, Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Virginia U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, voted against an amendment that would block federal funds from going to sanctuary cities. And last year, as governor of...
  • Chinese Food Spared Shaw-Skank’s Husband’s Life

    07/05/2015 8:43:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 5, 2015 | Bruce Golding
    Shaw-skank prison worker Joyce “Tillie” Mitchell was reportedly dining on Chinese food when she decided not to help deliver two inmates to freedom. Mitchell had a “moment of clarity” while dining out with husband Lyle just hours before convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat sneaked out of Clinton Correctional Facility, a law-enforcement official told the Buffalo News. “They went out to dinner at a Chinese restaurant after work at the prison, and Joyce Mitchell had a realization that this was ­D-Day, and the fantasy she had been living for almost a year was now becoming a reality that included...
  • Oregon Baker to Christians: 'Get Ready for Civil Disobedience'

    07/05/2015 8:06:14 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies
    Newsmax ^ | July 3, 2015 | Cathy Burke
    Defiant Oregon bakers fined $135,000 for their 2013 refusal to make a cake for a lesbian wedding reportedly vow to "fight back" against the state labor commissioner's stiff penalty – and are calling on "Christians … to take a stand." "For years, we’ve heard same-sex marriage will not affect anybody," Aaron Klein, co-owner of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, told The Blaze. "I’m here firsthand to tell everyone in America that it has already impacted people. Christians, get ready to take a stand. Get ready for civil disobedience." Oregon's Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian on Thursday issued a final ruling in the...
  • Teachers union treasurer in New Jersey pleads guilty to theft

    07/05/2015 7:56:59 PM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    Education Action Group Foundation ^ | July 3, 2015 | Carl Horowitz
    BARNEGAT, N.J. – Teachers unions during the past decade have known their share of scandal. Add the case of Wayne Wedderman Jr. to the list. This Monday, June 29, Wedderman, treasurer of the Barnegat Education Association, pleaded guilty in Ocean County, New Jersey Superior Court to theft from the union. He had been arrested last November for stealing roughly a combined $23,000 from two union accounts in the wake of a county probe begun the previous month. A grand jury in February subsequently indicted Wedderman on two counts of thefts and one count of computer theft. Sentencing is scheduled for...
  • Q&A: Eric Holder Jr. Returns to Private Practice

    07/05/2015 7:37:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The National Law Journal ^ | July 5, 2015 | Tony Mauro and Katelyn Polantz
    Eric Holder Jr. has returned home to Covington & Burling after more than six years as U.S. attorney general, and he said it is the “last stop” in his legal career. He even ruled out a U.S. Supreme Court appointment, if he is asked. That means that if Hillary Clinton were elected president and offered him a seat on the high court, he would have an answer ready. “I’d say, 'Madame President, with all due respect, you need to pick somebody who’s a) younger and b) who’s a lot more interested,' " Holder said in a candid interview with The...
  • Body camera video shows East Texas police shoot, kill man who pulled fake gun

    07/05/2015 7:32:03 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 29 replies
    my san antonio ^ | 7-215 | JOSHUA FECHTER
    The Palestine Police Department has released graphic body camera footage of a fatal altercation in May between two of its officers and a man accused of stealing beer outside of an Applebee's restaurant. Footage uploaded to YouTube shows Palestine Police Sgt. Gabriel Green and Officer Kaylynn Griffin confronting James D. Bushey, 47, in the Applebee's bathroom on May 31 before leading him outside. The two officers had been alerted that Bushey had allegedly attempted to lift a case of beer from a nearby Walmart. "What do you need?" Bushey asks the officer Green in the videos. Green tells the man...
  • John Boehner pledge: Immigration reform top of agenda (pandering to Irish illegals)

    07/05/2015 6:20:31 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Irish Times ^ | Fri, Jul 3, 2015, 20:47 | Arthur Beesley
    The speaker of the US House of Representatives, John Boehner, has told a Dublin audience of his determination to overcome Republican resistance to immigration reform. Mr. Boehner also told how Taoiseach Enda Kenny has harangued him on the matter, telling him how the lack of reform has left some Irish immigrants listening to a parent’s funeral by phone. His remarks indicate he may yet move to confront opponents of reform within his own Republican party, which is in the vanguard of resistance to it and has a majority in the House. […] Imitating Mr. Kenny, Mr. Boehner said he was...
  • Rise in Gun Sales: Jews Are Arming

    07/05/2015 4:44:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    INN ^ | 7/5/2015, 7:03 PM | Hezki Ezra
    Gun shop owners are reporting a spike in gun sales, as a result of the current terror wave, and also of new regulations that allow more citizens to buy and hold guns. Yitzchak Mizrahi, who owns the Magnum firearms store in Jerusalem, told Arutz Sheva Sunday that Jews are responding to the ongoing terror attacks in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria, by buying more weapons, and that the new criteria issued by the Interior Ministry are making it possible for many people who could not do so in the past, to arm themselves. …
  • Peter Schweizer: Deleted Hillary Emails Probably Relate to ‘Clinton Cash’ Transactions

    07/05/2015 3:23:49 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 5, 2015 | By Staff
    During a C-SPAN interview on Sunday, July 5th, Clinton Cash author and Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer addressed the renewed interest in Hillary Clinton’s private email server, saying the scandal “works hand in glove with the issues raised” by his bestselling book. CALLER: I want to thank you for your passion and–I just–some people might think this is an unfounded witch hunt but, like Benghazi or a conservative attack on the Clintons, again, but my question is, why do you think that political adversaries of Hillary, particularly the 2016 presidential candidates–why do you think they haven’t taken action, especially...
  • Eight Dead, 41 Wounded in Fourth of July Weekend Violence in Chicago

    07/05/2015 3:37:50 PM PDT · by rktman · 52 replies
    nbcchicago.com ^ | 7/5/2015 | unknown
    At least eight people have died and 41 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago this Fourth of July weekend.
  • Why not polygamy, and why stop there?

    07/05/2015 3:06:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Communities Digital News ^ | July 5, 2015 | Jim Picht
    The Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the country is the end of the legal discussion on the topic, at least for now. It isn’t, however, the end of the discussion on marriage. Justice Anthony Kennedy’s opinion rests on four principles, which according to him “demonstrate that the reasons marriage is fundamental under the Constitution apply with equal force to same-sex couples.” His first and third principles raise some intriguing possibilities, and his fourth principle opens the floodgates to a world of fun. The first premise of this Court’s relevant precedents is that the right to personal choice...
  • StolenGuns A Commonality In Tampa Shootings

    07/05/2015 1:18:22 PM PDT · by Iron Munro · 21 replies
    Tampa Tribune ^ | July 4, 2015 | Elizabeth Behrman / Tribune Staff
    TAMPA — Most of the 21 homicides and more than two dozen shootings Tampa police have investigated this year have several factors in common. The violence primarily is a result of neighborhood feuds among groups of mostly young black men, police say. All of the shootings took place in East and West Tampa. And investigators are struggling to get information from witnesses and victims about who committed the crimes. Another pattern has emerged that has Tampa police and federal authorities working together to put a stop to it: Most of the bullets are being fired from stolen guns. “We believe...
  • Police detain several in Fountain Square crowd (police, whites attacked)

    07/05/2015 12:58:09 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 14 replies
    WLWT - Cincinnati News 5 ^ | July 5 | Richard Chiles
    CINCINNATI —Two officers were injured as a night of holiday festivities ended in chaos Saturday at Fountain Square, police said. ... Several witnesses reported people setting off fireworks in trash cans, and throwing fireworks and other objects at police officers.
  • Trump and the Myth of Immigrant Crime (Humongous Barf Alert!!!)

    07/05/2015 11:41:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 66 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 5, 2015 | Steve Chapman
    Donald Trump sees himself as a martyr to the truth. All he did was point out that among the foreigners who have come to this country are some who do not scrupulously abide by all our criminal laws -- only to be pilloried for his honesty. "When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best," he said when he announced his presidential campaign. "They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists." For this unvarnished assessment, he has paid a price: Univision and NBC severed their ties with him. Macy's said it is dropping his line of clothing. Mattress maker...
  • Who wants a race war?

    07/05/2015 11:40:02 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 27 replies
    The Aspen Beat ^ | July 5, 2015 | Glenn K. Beaton
    A lunatic in Charleston, South Carolina, tried to start a race war a few weeks ago. He entered a black church, sat and watched for an hour as the congregation welcomed him into their worship and then murdered as many as he could. As nine laid dead or dying, he fled like vermin. The nation was stunned. The police apprehended the killer. The killer confessed. The people of Charleston wept. The killer’s diary revealed that he had no friends and no allies. He bemoaned the fact that even with the Internet, he could not find anyone — not a single...
  • S.F. killing sparks national outrage, likely political fallout

    07/05/2015 10:45:45 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 27 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Sunday, July 5, 2015 | Carla Marinucci
    The barrage of outraged tweets from GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump decrying the shocking San Francisco slaying of 32-year old Kathryn Steinle signals the start of what may be an intense immigration debate with potential fallout in California, home to the nation’s largest undocumented population.
  • Hillary Clinton accuses China of 'stealing US secrets' ('biting the hand' that fed her and Bubba?)

    07/05/2015 9:51:50 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 40 replies
    BBC News ^ | 7/5/15 | BBC
    US Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has accused China of stealing commercial secrets and government information. She accused China of "trying to hack into everything that doesn't move in America", and urged vigilance. US officials had named China as the chief suspect in the massive hack of the records of a US government agency earlier this year. China had denied any involvement, and called US claims "irresponsible".
  • Clarice Feldman: The Penumbra School of Law

    07/05/2015 9:51:10 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 5, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    I was watching in horror a series of Mark Dice videos of interviews in which passersby signed petitions to repeal the First Amendment toshut down criticism of Obama because it was all clearly racist. petitioned to repeal the Bill of Rights; revealed they didn’t know when and why we celebrate the Fourth of July; signed up to ban the American flag and replace it with a New World Order one. I wanted to believe the people responding were outliers -- just ignorant San Diego beachgoers. Unfortunately there are too many indications they are not, and that this disregard for the...
  • San Francisco killing sparks national outrage, likely political fallout

    07/05/2015 9:39:08 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 92 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 05 July 2015 | Carla Marinucci
    The barrage of outraged tweets from GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump decrying the shocking San Francisco slaying of 32-year old Kathryn Steinle signals the start of what may be an intense immigration debate with potential fallout in California, home to the nation’s largest undocumented population. Social media blazed with anger and frustration at the news that the man arrested in connection with the shooting death at San Francisco’s Pier 14 Wednesday has a rap sheet with seven felonies, was in the U.S. illegally and has been deported to his native Mexico five times — and in April was released from...
  • WP: The Americans are coming! Some in a Texas county fear an Obama-led U.S. military invasion.

    07/05/2015 9:24:30 AM PDT · by MadIsh32 · 41 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 5th, 2015 | Kevin Sullivan
    The office of the Bastrop County Republican Party is in an old lumber mill on Main Street, with peeling brown paint and a sign out front that captures the party’s feelings about the Obama administration: “WISE UP AMERICA!” Inside, county Chairman Albert Ellison pulled out a yellow legal pad on which he had handwritten page after page of reasons why many Texans distrust President Obama, including the fact that, “in the minds of some, he was raised by communists and mentored by terrorists.”
  • A Showdown Between the KKK and the Black Panthers Is Brewing in Charleston

    07/05/2015 9:00:28 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 64 replies
    The New Black Panther Party and the Ku Klux Klan both scheduled hate rallies at the South Carolina state Capitol on the same day, July 18, and neither side appeared to be willing to consider rescheduling. According to Black Educators for Justice member James Mohammed, the NBPP would be out in full force at its rally. Likewise, USA Today reported earlier this week that the KKK left the following message on its answering machine: “We will be at the statehouse in Columbia, S.C., standing up for our Confederate history and all the southerners who fought and died against federal tyranny.”...
  • BRUTAL FOOTAGE of Unsuspecting Navy Veteran Knocked Out by Thug in “Knockout Attack” (VIDEO)

    07/05/2015 7:38:15 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 69 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/05/15 | Jim Hoft
    Police are circulating this footage after an unsuspecting 52 year-old Navy veteran was knocked to the ground by a street thug and then beaten unconscious. The Navy veteran NEVER saw it coming. The suspect is described as a black teenager with braided hair, wearing blue jeans, a white sweat shirt, red tennis shoes and a black baseball cap. The victim had just exited a trolley on June 13th. Don’t expect this to make many headlines. It doesn’t fit the liberal media narrative.
  • Al Jazeera Video that Mocks Americans as Fat, Gun-Toting Racists (Independence Day)

    07/05/2015 7:27:11 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 53 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 07/05/15 | Sharona Schwartz
    Al Jazeera’s digital media platform AJ+ posted a Fourth of July-themed video mocking Americans as fat, cheese-eating, gun-toting, pill-popping, racist porn watchers. While some on social media applauded the creation, others slammed the Qatar-owned network for using the holiday “to dump” on America. Social media users got particularly riled up by the criticism coming from the channel owned by Qatar — a country where stoning is a legal punishment under Shariah law, women have second class legal status, writers can be imprisoned for criticizing the emir and abuse of foreign laborers has been repeatedly criticized by human rights groups. The...
  • How much could Chicago pension payments jack up your property tax bill? Try 30 percent

    07/05/2015 6:49:36 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    Crain's Chicago Business ^ | July 04, 2015 | Thomas A. Corfman
    Even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel warns about a property tax hike of up to $250 million for the cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools, another big wave of increases likely is coming to rescue the pensions of police officers and firefighters. A massive payment due to those retirement plans next year could drive up Chicago property taxes by more than 30 percent, according to a Crain's analysis. And if the current logjam in Springfield continues, it could be a lot worse. Taxes on a $250,000 home would jump $224, assuming the city continues its current practice of using property taxes to fund...
  • Vladimir Putin masses tanks and troops inside Ukraine as war threatens to escalate

    07/05/2015 6:22:54 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 23 replies
    SUNDAY EXPRESS ^ | 4 Jul 15 | Nick Gutteridge
    VLADIMIR PUTIN is massing Russian tanks deep within Ukraine's borders, it emerged today, as the fierce war gripping the country looks set to enter its bloodiest phase yet. Video shot from a drone unveiled a massive Russian military camp some 15 miles inside Ukraine, and just 10 miles from the front line where fierce fighting has taken place between Government forces and Moscow-backed rebels. In the damning footage Russian T-72 tanks, construction equipment and tents can be seen massed together in a woodland clearing. The pro-Kiev group Dnipro-1, which released the video, said it had conducted two fly-bys with the...