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  • Lancaster Woman Scares Off Bat-Wielding Attackers By Pulling Gun On Them (Ohio)

    08/30/2014 11:56:08 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 15 replies
    WBNS-10TV ^ | 08/28/2014 | WBNS
    Dinah Burns is licensed to carry a concealed gun, but she'd only recently started taking her weapon while walking her dog. It was Monday when Burns was on a footpath near Sanderson Elementary School. "Two gentlemen came out of the woods, one holding a baseball bat, and said 'You're coming with us'." The men weren't deterred by Dinah's dog Gracie. "I said, 'Well, what do you want?,' and as I was saying that I reached in to my pocket and slipped my gun out, slipped the safety off as I pulled it out. As I was doing that the other...
  • On the dismissal of the Chris McDaniel challenge in Mississippi

    08/30/2014 11:06:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/30/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    The news came out yesterday afternoon that yet another blow had been dealt to Chris McDaniel’s ongoing challenge to his runoff election against Thad Cochran. The ruling seemed to bear very little – if any – relevance to questions about voting improprieties at the ballot box, and everything to do with some paperwork. A Mississippi judge has tossed out state Sen. Chris McDaniel’s challenge to that state’s June 24 GOP primary runoff results, ending another chapter in one of the most bitterly contested U.S. Senate primaries in recent memory and bringing longtime Sen. Thad Cochran one step closer to...
  • Potentially Explosive On Scene Evidence

    08/30/2014 10:08:33 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 20 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 8-30-14 | sundance
    Initially we thought the item identified at the base of the drivers door was brass shell casings as a consequence of Officer Darren Wilson discharging his firearm while under assault by Mike Brown. (click to enlarge)
  • Bloomberg group donates $1M to gun initiative

    08/30/2014 10:05:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    koin.com ^ | 8/29/2014 | unknown
    Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen also recently donated to Initiative 594 campaign
  • 'Truthy' Grant Recipient Denies Database Will Track 'Hate Speech' Despite Support for

    08/30/2014 9:27:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 8/28/2014 | Katherine Rodriguez
    So, the Indiana University professor who got the grant to create the "Truthy" database denies reports that it's going to track "hate speech." Though, a look into his background suggests he's a big fan of organizations that throw the term around liberally. The Washington Free Beacon wrote a piece earlier this week on how the federal government gave $1 million to track "hate speech" and "misinformation":
  • A failed journey: Central American migrants turned back before US border

    08/30/2014 9:11:48 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 27 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | AUGUST 30, 2014 | Seth Robbins
    SAN SALVADOR When 5-year-old Georgina first saw her older brother and cousin descend from the bus that brought them back from Mexico, she let out a joyful scream. But her aunt sobbed and her mother couldnt bear to look. For them, the return of Ismael and Abraham after just eight days en route to the United States marked a quick and painful defeat for their family. They had mortgaged their home to pay $8,000 for a coyote to smuggle the cousins to the US. The teens left El Salvador after gangs had repeatedly threatened them with forced...
  • Race-Baiting CNN Falls For Another Trayvonesque Hoax

    08/30/2014 9:06:43 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 20 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | August 29, 2014 | Editorial
    Media Activism: Desperate to frame the shooting death of Michael Brown in racial terms, CNN has bitten hard on what appears to be faked evidence. The network did the same thing during the Trayvon Martin case. A sketchy audiotape CNN breathlessly claimed could be a game changer in the shooting turns out to be as credible as the bogus audio it hyped of George Zimmerman muttering a racial slur.The network spent the better part of last week pushing the "exclusive" story that a tape it obtained records Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson firing 10 shots at Brown in two volleys.
  • What Could Terrorists Do to Vegas?

    08/30/2014 8:55:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 58 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 8/29/2014 | James Jay Carafano
    Indeed, since 9/11, the U.S. has never been out of the crosshairs of Islamist terrorists. At least 60 of their plots against the U.S. homeland have been thwarted over the last 13 years. ISIS has at least as much resources as al-Qaeda did at the height of its powers in 2001. Its closer to the West. ISIS also has three decades of transnational terrorism operations and expertise to draw on. Finally, according to a forthcoming report from the Countering Terrorism Center at West Point, the organization has been growing and planning for four yearsplenty of time to put a successful...
  • Maine sees first below freezing temperatures since spring

    08/30/2014 8:37:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies
    wmtw.com ^ | 8/30/2014 | Craig Smith
    Parts of northern Maine saw the first below freezing temperatures since spring, according to the National Weather Service in Caribou.
  • Britain facing 'greatest terrorist threat' in history

    08/30/2014 8:30:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 8/29/2014 | Tom Whitehead, and Steven Swinford
    Britain faces the greatest and deepest terror threat in the countrys history, David Cameron warned as he pledged emergency measures to tackle extremists. The UK threat level was raised to severe its second highest meaning that a terrorist attack is highly likely in light of the growing danger from British jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria. The Prime Minister said that the risk posed by Isil (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) will last for decades and raised the prospect of an expanding terrorist nation on the shores of the Mediterranean. He disclosed that Isil had...
  • Celebrities, Congressional Black Caucus: Let's Nationalize Police

    08/30/2014 8:20:23 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 40 replies
    The New American ^ | 30 August 2014 | Thomas R. Eddlem
    Celebrities, Congressional Black Caucus: Let's Nationalize Police The New American 30 August 2014 Prominent celebrities and Congressional Black Caucus leaders endorsed a major nationalization of local police forces in a letter to President Obama. Full Article:http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/crime/item/19025-celebrities-congressional-black-caucus-let-s-nationalize-police
  • Laying a Brave Officer to Rest

    08/30/2014 8:10:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 8/30/2014 | Russ Vaughn
    Well, lets put all that aside for the moment to honor a fallen Oklahoma City police officer killed in the line of duty last week. Officer K-9 Kye responded to a burglary call with his handler, Sergeant Ryan Stark. Apparently the burglar was armed with a knife and when Officer Kye engaged him, the criminal thug stabbed officer Kye inflicting a fatal wound. Sgt. Stark responded in what I believe most of America will agree was a justifiable response and sent that cop-killer burglar to Hell with his sidearm.
  • Robert Richards, Marine Guilty in Taliban Desecration, Dies at 28

    08/30/2014 7:02:29 AM PDT · by mgist · 40 replies
    NY TImes ^ | 8/15/14 | Na
    Robert Richards, Marine Guilty in Taliban Desecration, Dies at 28 Robert W. Richards, a former sergeant who helped provoke international outrage when he and three other Marines were seen on videotape urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan in 2011, died on Wednesday at his home in Jacksonville, N.C., near Camp Lejeune, where he had once been based. He was 28. His lawyer, Guy Womack, confirmed the death, saying there were no signs of foul play or self-inflicted wounds, The Associated Press reported. Mr. Womack said he suspected that a combination of medications that Mr. Richards had been...
  • The High Cost of Climate-Change Politics

    08/30/2014 8:04:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 8/30/2014 | Anthony J. Sadar
    Regardless, essential power-generation jobs in the U.S. will be lost over the Administration's obsessive actions based on the dubious climate claim. And, so will relief for those in desperate need of low-cost abundant fossil-fuel energy worldwide. Right now, theres a billion-dollar bonanza in government funding for climate-change research, education and reeducation, engineering and reengineering, and state and local government programs. Heaps of public dollars are ready for the taking for anyone willing to help the feds continue generating and fine-tuning the gloomy gospel that preaches The end is near for low-cost, home-grown, abundant energy use. Furthermore, financing is readily available...
  • Corruption in the City of Waldo exposed (FL)

    08/30/2014 7:27:19 AM PDT · by bamahead · 23 replies
    Ocala Post ^ | August 28, 2014
    Waldo, Florida Many have heard the shocking stories about a little Florida town named Waldo also known as Americas Worst Speed Trap. Over the years multiple complaints have been filed against the Waldo Police Department in regards to the tactics used by their police force. And with every complaint, city officials turned their heads. Yesterday, five Waldo Police Officers came forward and told city council that they had been under strict orders to meet a quota for traffic tickets under the command of Waldo Police Chief Mike Szabo and City Manager Kim Worley. Writing tickets to meet a...
  • Border Surge Fueled By Obama's 99.3% Chance Of Being Allowed To Stay

    08/30/2014 7:00:43 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 6 replies
    IBD ^ | August 29, 2014 | EDITORIAL
    Immigration: The Obama administration has quietly released 37,477 illegal immigrant minors into the U.S. and deported a mere 280. So much for its warning to border jumpers that if they came here illegally, they'd be deported. Much of the debate on the unprecedented border surge from Central America over the summer has been over whether the Obama administration's lax immigration policies have encouraged illegal immigration or if the crisis is a crime wave driving some 90,000 unaccompanied minors north through the U.S.' unguarded Texas border. The answer couldn't be clearer than in the latest reporting from the Washington Examiner, which...
  • Former deputy charged with killing wife, her Lake Elmo sister

    08/30/2014 6:06:50 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 8-30-14 | Todd Richmond
    MADISON, Wis. -- Prosecutors on Friday charged a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease with shooting his wife and sister-in-law to death this month. Former Dane County Sheriff's Deputy Andrew Steele, 39, faces two counts of first-degree intentional homicide in the death of his wife, Ashlee Steele, and his sister-in-law, Kacee Tollefsbol of Lake Elmo, Minn. He would get two mandatory life sentences if he's convicted. Prosecutors have not offered a motive for the slayings. Steele's lawyer, Jessa Nicholson, said during a court hearing Friday that she plans to investigate Steele's mental stability. She appeared with Steele...
  • Waldo cops say they've been under ticket quota by Chief Mike Szabo

    08/30/2014 5:55:26 AM PDT · by bamahead · 77 replies
    WPTV - West Palm Beach ^ | August 27, 2014 | AP
    WALDO Five Florida police officers told the Waldo City Council that theyve been under a quota to write traffic tickets, which is a violation of Florida law. The Gainesville Sun reports Officer Brandon Roberts told council members on Tuesday night they were required by Chief Mike Szabo to write 12 speeding tickets per 12-hour shift, or face punishment. He offered an electronic presentation and printed emails as evidence. Roberts said they were speaking up because they no longer have faith in their chain of command. Waldo was ranked as the nations third worst speed trap by a national publication...
  • ISIS in Mexico? Feds DENY watchdog group's claim that the terror group is operating in Juarez...

    08/30/2014 4:17:40 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 37 replies
    The Department of Homeland Security quickly denied claims on Friday from a watchdog group that the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has militants stationed in Juarez, Mexico who plan an 'imminent' attack against the United States. A DHS spokesman was bewildered, telling MailOnline that 'we are aware of absolutely nothing credible to substantiate this claim' made by Judicial Watch, a center-right group. 'In Mexico?' the official said on the phone. 'I haven't seen that at all.' An hour before Judicial Watch's report surfaced, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said publicly that his agency and the FBI 'are unaware...
  • McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton resigns amid federal probe

    08/30/2014 4:02:46 AM PDT · by iowamark · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8/29/2104 | Matea Gold
    Jesse Benton, the GOP political strategist spearheading Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnells reelection campaign, resigned from his post Friday amid new details about an ongoing federal investigation into an endorsement-pay-scheme involving a 2012 presidential campaign he oversaw. In a statement issued Friday evening, Benton cited inaccurate press accounts and unsubstantiated media rumors about me and my role in past campaigns that are politically motivated, unfair and, most importantly, untrue. The press accounts and rumors are particularly hurtful because they are false, Benton wrote. However, what is most troubling to me is that they risk unfairly undermining and becoming a distraction...
  • Sons of Guns' Will Hayden was arrested for rape; show cancelled. [Vanity]

    08/30/2014 2:32:55 AM PDT · by bjorn14 · 21 replies
    Several sources | bjrn14
    Will Hayden, the star of Discovery Channel's Sons of Guns TV show was arrested for aggravated rape of an 11-year old girl in East Baton Rouge, LA. Discovery has cancelled the show and Red Jacket Firearms has severed all business ties with Hayden. Sorry, I cannot post a link.
  • Don Surber: Ferguson shows Democrats problem

    08/30/2014 2:08:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Charleston Daily Mail ^ | August 27, 2014 | Don Surber
    For years, liberals have pointed to demographic projections with glee.White people seem headed to becoming less than a majority in America. Liberals say this poses a problem for the Republican Party as most white people now vote Republican, providing the partys base. But the scenes of rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, pose a similar problem for the Democratic Party.In recent years, Republicans have diversified without becoming Democratic Lite. Democrats havent. Republicans have three Hispanic senators (Democrats have one) a black senator (Democrats have one), two Hispanic governors (Democrats have none) and two governors whose parents were born in India (Democrats have...
  • Wilson Lim, Daly City dentist charged in Leland Yee case, dies (shoulder fired missiles)

    08/30/2014 12:52:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 4 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 8/27/14 | Henry K. Lee, Hamed Aleaziz
    **SNIP** The investigation extended to Yee after an undercover FBI agent who had infiltrated Chow's group was introduced to the senator and allegedly persuaded him to trade political favors for campaign contributions. Lim became enmeshed in the case due to his political backing of Yee. According to a 137-page FBI affidavit, Yee introduced Lim to the undercover agent as a man who could secure guns. The agent, the FBI said, had asked Yee to facilitate an arms deal in exchange for more campaign money. The accusations prompted the Philippines government to open a probe into whether Lim had links to...
  • Ferry Owners Family Get Jail Break to Attend Funeral

    08/29/2014 10:55:50 PM PDT · by GeronL · 6 replies
    A court has accepted applications from four family members for temporary release from police custody to attend the funeral of ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon. Yoo's older brother, Byung-il (75), has already been released on bail. The funeral will take place inside a sprawling compound in Anseong south of Seoul owned by the dead businessman's crackpot religious cult.
  • Missouri governor replaces head of public safety (Guess why?)

    08/29/2014 10:42:39 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 16 replies
    Governor Jay Nixon appointed a new state public safety director Wednesday, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb. The governor said former St. Louis police chief Daniel Isom II will take over as director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety on Sept. 1. He will replace Jerry Lee, who resigned after almost three years as director. The appointment comes after Nixon faced criticism both for the lack of racial diversity among his department leaders...
  • Allegations surface that Michael Brown was a gang member, faced a second-degree murder charge

    08/29/2014 9:51:40 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 37 replies
    bizpacreview.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Don Noel
    A new lawsuit seeking criminal records on the unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. claims the teen was involved in a gang and once faced a second-degree murder charge. Charles Johnson, the editor-in-chief of GotNews, sued St. Louis County last week, saying Michael Browns juvenile record should no longer be kept private now that he is dead, according to AOL.com.
  • Taitz' immigration case in Texas advances; Few answers, plentiful attorneys

    08/29/2014 8:15:50 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 6 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Mary Jewell
    U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen in Brownsville, Texas, has allowed the immigration case, Taitz vs. Johnson et al, 14-cv-00119, to advance, setting an injunction hearing on October 29, 2014. Judge Hanen stressed the importance of proceeding cautiously with the case, mentioning the consideration of "consequences" resulting from the outcome. He denied Dr. Taitz' Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order, but set a deadline of Oct. 3, 2014, for Dr. Taitz, Attorney and Plaintiff, to file an amended complaint. He set a deadline of Oct. 17, 2014, for the governments attorneys, Colin A. Kisor, U.S. Department of Justice, and Daniel...
  • BORDER PATROL AGENT FIRES AT ARMED MILITIA MEMBER

    08/29/2014 7:00:47 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 74 replies
    AP ^ | August 29, 2014 | BY CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN
    McALLEN, Texas (AP) -- A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later identified himself as a militia member. Border Patrol spokesman Omar Zamora said agents had been chasing a group of immigrants east of Brownsville Friday afternoon when an agent saw a man holding a gun near the Rio Grande. The agent fired four shots, but did not hit the man. The man then dropped his gun and identified himself as a member of a militia. Zamora said no other...
  • Police departments admit losing military weapons

    08/29/2014 6:52:34 PM PDT · by christx30 · 61 replies
    The Pentagon has banned 145 law enforcement agencies from receiving surplus military weapons and supplies, part of a program under scrutiny after police in combat gear responded to protests in Ferguson, MO. In each case examined by the Cox Washington bureau, the departments were suspended after losing high-powered weapons. The Daytona Beach Police Department was blacklisted after reporting a lost Colt M16 rifle in January. "We still have not been able to find it," Daytona Beach Police spokesman Jimmie Flynt said.
  • U.N. urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Missouri shooting

    08/29/2014 6:38:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 29, 2014 | Stephanie Nebehay
    The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri. Minorities, particularly African Americans, are victims of disparities, the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) said after examining the U.S. record. "Racial and ethnic discrimination remains a serious and persistent problem in all areas of life from de facto school segregation, access to health care and housing," Noureddine Amir, CERD committee vice chairman, told a news briefing. Teenager Michael...
  • Police put on alert for possible threat to Obama

    08/29/2014 5:14:30 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 80 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | August 29, 2014
    Several news organizations have reported Friday night that the Connecticut State Police have been put on alert for a possible threat to President Barack Obama.
  • Playboy model Brandi Brandt jailed for drug role

    08/29/2014 5:14:16 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    cbc.ca ^ | august 29, 2014
    Former Playboy model Brandi Brandt was sentenced to up to six years in prison Friday for being part of a drug smuggling ring that brought cocaine to Australia. Brandt, who was once married to Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, pleaded guilty in April to a charge of conspiring to import drugs. Prosecutors said she was part of a drug syndicate that hid packages of cocaine on Qantas and United Airlines passenger planes that flew from California to Sydney in 2007. Employees of an airline catering company allegedly collected the packages after the planes landed. The California-born Brandt, 45, was accused...
  • Mike Brown Juvenile Record? Lawsuit Seeks Alleged Arrest History Of Slain Missouri Teen

    08/29/2014 5:12:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    International Business Times ^ | August 28, 2014 | Christopher Zara
    A conservative blogger who claims he was told by law enforcement that Michael Brown had a juvenile arrest history has filed a lawsuit seeking to obtain the alleged records. Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 in an incident that sparked weeks of civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Though its been confirmed that the black 18-year-old was unarmed, many questions surrounding the shooting remain unanswered. Charles C. Johnson, a blogger and journalist who recently launched a website called GotNews.com, filed a lawsuit last week seeking Browns records from the office of Paul Fox, director of...
  • Judge tosses McDaniel lawsuit over Cochran win

    08/29/2014 4:35:31 PM PDT · by upbeat5 · 33 replies
    News Channel 3 Memphis ^ | August 29, 2014 | George Brown
    JACKSON, Miss. Special Judge Hollis McGehee has dismissed an election challenge filed by Chris McDaniel according to WDAM-TV. The decision ends a battle between the two since McDaniels June special election loss. Cochrans attorneys asserted McDaniel should have filed his challenge within 20 days but waited until August 4. McDaniel alleged voter fraud in the election.
  • All hope is lost: Worried Dems cry desperation in new fund-raising tactic

    08/29/2014 4:07:12 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 29, 2014 | Phillip Swarts
    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee would like you to donate. Right now. The campaign organization, hoping to lead Democrats to control of the House come November, has spent the past week sending out a series of strongly-worded, seemingly desperate, fundraising e-mails trying to get supporters to donate. "All hope is lost," reads the subject of one such e-mail. "We're in serious trouble," it continues. "Karl Rove and the Koch Brothers are massively outspending us...If we get blown out right now, we might as well give up hope until 2016." Another e-mail says Democratic campaigners weren't ready for Republican attack ads....
  • Houston Leads Nation for Illegal Immigrant Minors' Destination

    08/29/2014 4:01:36 PM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 29 Aug 2014 | Kristin Tate
    many unaccompanied alien children (UAC) were set free in various counties across the country. More were released in Texas' Harris County--in which Houston is located--than any other county in the nation. ... Dallas County received the second most UAC in Texas ... Educating the foreign minors will not be cheap; David Anderson, the Texas Education Agency General Counsel, recently pointed out that due to cultural differences and language barriers, it will be more costly to education immigrant children than it is to educate students who are U.S. citizens. In Texas, more than $45 million will be spent educating the UAC...
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell: GOP Wont Shut Down Govt Over Immigration

    08/29/2014 3:40:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Friday, 29 Aug 2014 12:17 PM | John Blosser
    Without passage of a spending bill by Sept. 30, the federal government will run out of money and grind to a halt, but leading Republicans, facing the November midterm elections, say they will block any attempt by the partys conservative wing to force a self-defeating amnesty confrontation with the White House. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told CNN that despite Democrats hopeful predictions and right-wing threats that another shutdown is looming, its not going to happen. Asked whether he would favor a government shutdown, McConnell told CNN, Of course not. Im the guy thats gotten us out of shutdowns...
  • Ferguson isnt about black rage against cops. Its white rage against progress.

    08/29/2014 3:06:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 29, 2014 | Professor Carol Anderson
    When we look back on what happened in Ferguson, Mo., during the summer of 2014, it will be easy to think of it as yet one more episode of black rage ignited by yet another police killing of an unarmed African American male. But that has it precisely backward. What weve actually seen is the latest outbreak of white rage. Sure, it is cloaked in the niceties of law and order, but it is rage nonetheless. Protests and looting naturally capture attention. But the real rage smolders in meetings where officials redraw precincts to dilute African American voting strength or...
  • Obama named in RICO lawsuit Accused of laundering funds to terrorist organization Hamas

    08/29/2014 3:02:26 PM PDT · by drypowder · 15 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8/28/2014 | Bob Unruh
    The civil lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington falls under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, or RICO, alleges criminal acts by Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/08/obama-named-in-rico-lawsuit/#ASFd5pdZK5hzM1fy.99
  • Crisis in the Classroom: Surge of illegal immigrant kids poses challenge for schools

    08/29/2014 2:59:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 29, 2014 | Mike Emanuel
    What was a crisis on America's southern border is now turning into a major challenge for school administrators across the country. Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed into the U.S. in recent months, and those not being held in health department-run facilities have in many cases been sent to live with sponsors, who are typically extended family members. As the new school year begins, the children, who in many cases don't speak English and have limited reading skills, are showing up for class. This has raised questions in local districts about the strain it could put on teachers....
  • No, Catcalling Is Definitely Not Flattery

    08/29/2014 2:47:47 PM PDT · by Sherman Logan · 43 replies
    NRO ^ | AUGUST 29, 2014 4:53 PM | Christine Sisto
    Why conservative skeptics are wrong about street harassment. On Thursday, most of the women on the Fox News show Outnumbered agreed with a New York Post op-ed in which Doree Lewak defended catcalling. When construction workers whistle at her, Lewak says, my ego and I cant fit through the door! A few weeks ago, this video by Vocativ went viral on social media. In it, women describe getting catcalled on the street, and eventually sexually harassed, culminating in Jennifer Corey, who was Miss District of Columbia 2010, discussing one instance of her being cornered and harassed on public transportation. Outnumbereds...
  • Robbery gone wrong at Dairy Queen in Albuquerques South Valley

    08/29/2014 2:38:56 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 38 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | August 29, 2014 | Nicole Perez
    A man trying to rob a South Valley ice-cream shop was shot and killed by an employee Thursday evening, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriffs Office. A deputy had just stopped a driver nearby when he heard the shots around 6 p.m. He rushed to the Dairy Queen at 427 Isleta SW, south of Bridge Boulevard, and found a man outside the restaurant with gunshot wounds, according to BCSO spokesman Sgt. Aaron Williamson. It does appear at this point it was a robbery gone wrong, Williamson said. Williamson said the man went to the Dairy Queens window with a gun...
  • Scathing report blisters former head of Milwaukee FBI office

    08/29/2014 1:35:18 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 11 replies
    Journal Sentinel ^ | 8-29-14 | John Diedrich
    The former head of the Milwaukee FBI office twice scolded subordinates for talking to investigators, and in one case urged an agent to commit perjury, a Department of Justice report finds. Staff from the Office of the Inspector General concluded that former Milwaukee Special Agent in Charge Teresa Carlson most likely lied to them when they questioned her. They also found she may have broken federal law by telling an agent to lie under oath. The Justice Department declined to prosecute Carlson, and the FBI refuses to say if she has been disciplined. She remains in a high-ranking job, as...
  • MS judge throws out Chris McDaniel's lawsuit against election result, says he missed deadline

    08/29/2014 1:08:00 PM PDT · by thetallguy24 · 80 replies
    The Week ^ | 08/29/2014 | Eric Kleefeld
    A Mississippi judge on Friday dismissed Tea Party-backed Senate candidate Chris McDaniel's lawsuit, in which McDaniel has been attempting to overturn his narrow defeat in the Republican primary against incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran on the grounds that McDaniel missed the deadline to even file his challenge.Judge Hollis McGehee agreed with the Cochran campaign's contention that under a 1959 state Supreme Court ruling, there is a 20-day deadline to file an election challenge. By contrast, McDaniel filed his challenge 41 days after after the June 24 Republican primary runoff, which Cochran won by about 7,000 votes.McDaniel's lawyer told the Jackson...
  • Exclusive: Breitbart Texas Verifies ISIS Border Threat With Leaked Doc

    08/29/2014 1:02:31 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/29/14 | Brandon Darby
    LUBBOCK, Texas -- Breitbart Texas has exclusively obtained a leaked document warning federal agents about an ISIS-related terrorism threat across the entire US-Mexico border. Though the document focuses on the Texas-Mexico border, Breitbart Texas has confirmed that federal agents across the entire US-Mexico border have received the ISIS terror warning.
  • Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation

    08/29/2014 12:32:26 PM PDT · by B4Ranch · 14 replies
    http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/ ^ | Tuesday, 26th August 2014 | unknown
    The Council's response to the Independent Inquiry from Alexis Jay: Martin Kimber, Chief Executive of Rotherham Borough Council, fully accepts the findings of the report, and apologises to the young people and families who were let down.Independent reviewer, Alexis Jay OBE, reaches a clear conclusion that the Council and partners could and should have done more to protect children at risk.In responding to todays report, Mr Kimber has apologised to the young people who were let down by services, and has accepted the report and its recommendations in their entirety.The report does not make comfortable reading in its account of...
  • Who Should Be Called To Account In Rotherham? ( Labour Party / Moslems in UK )

    08/29/2014 12:03:13 PM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    Sky News ^ | 29 August 2014
    Rotherham's council leader has stepped down but there are calls for other heads to roll over the devastating abuse scandal. Many people are asking why no-one in a position of responsibility has been held accountable in the wake of the Rotherham sex abuse scandal. A devastating report revealed at least 1,400 children were sexually exploited over 16 years - between 1997 and 2013 - with girls as young as 11 repeatedly raped by large numbers of men. The inquiry found Rotherham council knew as far back as 2005 of sexual exploitation on a wide scale - mostly by Asian men...
  • Harry Reid's Alma Matter dumps His Name From Building

    08/29/2014 11:15:03 AM PDT · by upbeat5 · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller via Yahoo.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Daily Caller Staff
    Harry Reids alma matter is removing his name from a school building after citizens and alumni lobbied the school president and pledged more than $40,000 to the cause. Concerned citizens lobbied Southern Utah University president Scott Wyatt months ago for the change, but he has only now decided to remove the name out of respect for the Senate majority leader, Utahs The Spectrum reports. I didnt want to offend him in any way, he explained. Cedar City Councilman Paul Cozzens told The Specter he received $40,000 in pledges to remove the Nevada senators name in just five days. These people...
  • Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert: 'Barney Fife is in charge'

    08/29/2014 11:07:29 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 29, 2014 | David Martosko, Us Political Editor for MailOnline
    Lawmakers are fuming over President Barack Obama's admission on Thursday that his White House lacks a strategy for dealing with the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Syria, with one congressman comparing his performance to the bumbling sheriff's deputy Barney Fife from 'The Andy Griffith Show.' And as House and Senate members piled on with sharp criticism, a former senior aide to a retired defense secretary told MailOnline that the Joint Chiefs of Staff are 'seeing red' and 'spitting nails' following Obama's candid admission. 'They're losing confidence in their mission,' said the long-time Pentagon insider,...
  • Miley Cyrus date turns self in, posts bail in Oregon (accepted Cyrus' MTV award Sunday night)

    08/29/2014 10:57:40 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 17 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | August 28, 2014 at 9:15 PM
    DALLAS, Ore. The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail. The director of Polk County Community Corrections in the Willamette Valley community of Dallas, Ore., says 22-year-old Jesse Helt turned himself in Thursday, was booked on a probation violation warrant and then posted $2,500 bail. Corrections Director Martin Silbernagel says Helt will be expected to appear before a judge in about two weeks. Court records show that Helt pleaded guilty to misdemeanor criminal mischief and criminal...