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  • This Guy Was 3 Million Votes Away From Being Vice President

    01/18/2011 10:31:09 AM PST · by Superstu321 · 41 replies · 1+ views
    Three Fingers of Politics ^ | January 18, 2011 | Stupac
    John Edwards, as everyone knows is a complete scumbag, a liar, and an all around terrible human being. Just today it was reported that he knew about the money being funneled to his then mistress, Rielle “Just-call-me-Mommy” Hunter. Add this to litany of other sketchy, if not illegal, things he’s done and it truly becomes mind-blowing. This man was a U.S. Senator, and was three million votes away from becoming the Vice President of the United States. As much as I want to turn this into a “look who the Democrats are promoting as candidates” style post, you just can’t....
  • new proposal would hit feds with charges

    01/13/2011 9:35:56 AM PST · by Cowman · 20 replies
    WND ^ | January 12, 2011 | Bob Unruh
    A new legislative proposal would declare that the state's local county sheriffs are the pre-eminent law enforcement authority in their jurisdictions, and federal agents such as those working for the Internal Revenue Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and others, would be required to get permission from them before they could take any action. The proposal, Senate Bill 114, is called "An act regulating arrests, searches, and seizures by federal employees; providing that federal employees must obtain the county sheriff's permission to arrest, search, and seize; providing exceptions; providing for...
  • Obama Can’t Prove He’s American

    01/02/2011 1:00:02 PM PST · by opentalk · 668 replies
    drkates view ^ | December 28, 2010 | drkate
    Notwithstanding Obama’s lack of constitutional eligibility for the office he occupies as a direct result of his father’s citizenship, Obama can’t even prove he is an American. In fact the only thing we can confirm about Obama is that he is a foreigner–foreign to America, foreign to the english language, and ignorant of our history. At this late date, after millions of dollars spent, people mysteriously dying, and the jailing of a decorated Army officer–all of whom questioned Obama’s legality–any so called ‘birth certificate’ produced now is nothing more than suspect, and it is more than likely another faked document…a...
  • Government as a Criminal Enterprise

    01/03/2011 10:15:52 AM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 1/3/11 | Alan Caruba
    The Obama administration is “one of the most corrupt administrations in modern times” said Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) Sunday, January 2st. As the incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, we can expect some explosive revelations. The larger question is how long can a nation survive when its east and west coasts are occupied by liberals who are so out of touch with reality they cannot understand why the rest of the nation would disagree with them about anything? Two States alone, California and New York, are so broke and
  • Airports assaults on cancer victims - handcuffed

    A retired special education teacher on his way to a wedding in Orlando, Fla., said he was left humiliated, crying and covered with his own urine after an enhanced pat-down by TSA officers recently at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
  • Man struck in front of Justice Center jailed

    12/14/2010 8:56:33 PM PST · by Stonewall Jackson · 6 replies
    The News Enterprise ^ | Dec. 14, 2010 | Staff
    ELIZABETHTOWN — John B. Elliott is lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center after causing a traffic collision near the Hardin County Justice Center. Elliott was hit by an SUV on Monday afternoon after fleeing from the Justice Center after learning there was a bench warrant issued for him. The warrant was issued when Elliott failed to attend a pre-trial conference Friday related to charges of alcohol intoxication, disorderly conduct and menacing. Chased by a sheriff’s deputy, Elliott ran into traffic on Dixie Avenue and was struck by a Suburban. Elliott had a court date Tuesday in Circuit Court relating...
  • Witness describes sex slavery at 13 (San Antonio)

    12/09/2010 9:44:03 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 21 replies
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 12/09/2010 | Craig Kapitan
    The acting out started after her parents separated when she was 8. By the time she was 10 or 11 she had become a frequent truant from school, preferring to smoke crack cocaine with gang members and prostitutes. That was the testimony Wednesday from a San Antonio teen, now 16, who said she was held captive and repeatedly raped at age 13 by brothers Juan and Bobby Moreno. They were her drug suppliers, she said. Juan Moreno, 45, could face up to life in prison without parole if jurors in the 379th District Court find him guilty of super-aggravated sexual...
  • Republicans Slam DREAM Act for Including Immigrants With Criminal Records

    12/08/2010 4:00:13 PM PST · by nmh · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/8/10 | Fox News Staff
    ... Republicans are grousing about what they argue is a glaring loophole that allows illegal immigrant criminals to qualify for a green card. ... But the bill is written more broadly than that, Republicans argue. According to a memo circulated by GOP aides on the Senate Judiciary Committee, there are a host of crimes illegal immigrants would be allowed to commit and still qualify -- assault, domestic violence, sexual abuse, reckless driving and various types of fraud among them. "Talk about misplaced priorities. In the middle of a deep recession, with taxes about to increase, Democrat leaders in Washington are...
  • 5 Lesser Known But Equally Insidious Recipients of George Soros’ Money

    11/21/2010 6:41:48 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 5 replies
    Much has been said lately about George Soros. Glenn Beck has made Soros a near constant topic of conversation on his radio program, and Beck did a multi-part exposéof Soros on his television show just this past week. With his recent injection of cash into Media Matters for America, Soros managed to keep himself in the headlines. It’s worth digging in and learning more about George Soros. After all, he’s the man whose father changed the family surname from Schwartz to Soros to hide their Jewish heritage and thus avoid the Nazis. Soros bankrolled Czechoslovakia’s “Velvet Revolution” and claims to...
  • George Soros also profiting off controversial new TSA scanners

    11/17/2010 5:59:05 AM PST · by massmike · 10 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 11/17/2010 | Mark Hemingway
    Be sure and read Tim Carney’s Examiner column today on the politically-connected lobby for the controversial new TSA scanners that are upsetting airline employees and travelers everywhere. Carney notes that a company called Rapiscan got a $165 million contract for the new body image scanners four days after the underwear-bomber incident this past Christmas. Not surprisingly, Rapiscan is politically connected..... .....it also appears that none other than George Soros, the billionaire funder of the country’s liberal political infrastructure, owns 11,300 shares of OSI Systems Inc., the company that owns Rapiscan. Not surprisingly, OSI’s stock has appreciated considerably over the course...
  • Convicted Felon George Soros: Buying Off Corrupt Politicians

    11/16/2010 6:57:42 PM PST · by STD · 22 replies · 1+ views
    politicalvelcraft.org ^ | October 21, 2010 | Volubrjotr
    Convicted Felon George Soros: Buying Off Corrupt Politicians To Destroy Elections For America’s Judicial
  • Book Defending Pedophilia For Sale On Amazon (And That's Not All!)

    11/10/2010 1:45:01 PM PST · by Parody · 25 replies
    AP via news.yahoo.com ^ | 11/10/2010 | DANA WOLLMAN
    NEW YORK – Amazon is selling a self-published book defending pedophiles, sparking discussions about the retailer's obligation to vet items before they are sold in its online stores. The book, "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: a Child-lover's Code of Conduct" by Philip R. Greaves II, offers advice to pedophiles afraid of becoming the center of retaliation. It is an electronic book available for Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle e-reader. The book has triggered mounting outrage on Twitter and beyond. A chorus of Twitter users is calling for Amazon to pull the book, with a few threatening to boycott the Kindle...
  • Pictured: The mother aged 10 who had baby with her 13-year-old cousin

    11/06/2010 12:55:08 PM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | November 6,2010 | Nick Fagge and Tamara Cohen
    It is the kind of innocent embrace you might expect from teenage sweethearts. Wearing hooped earrings and with a flower in her hair, the girl drapes her arms around her ­boyfriend’s neck. But that is where any resemblance to an ordinary young couple ends.
  • Voters receive mystery – and illegal – mailer(Grayson Alert)

    10/30/2010 2:59:09 PM PDT · by fuzzybutt · 15 replies
    orlandosentinel.com ^ | 4:18 p.m. EDT, October 29, 2010 | Mark Schlueb
    With just days left before the election, an illegal mailer has hit voters' mailboxes in the 8th Congressional District — and all candidates are denying responsibility for the mystery ad. The mailer to homes in Democrat U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's district carries no return address or disclaimer identifying its source of funding, as election law requires. It criticizes Republican Dan Webster for voting for a $546 million "unfunded mandate," a reference to the Legislature's approval of a 2007 plan that forced local school districts to raise property taxes while increasing education spending. Webster was state senate majority leader at the...
  • Candidate Files Criminal Complaint Over Firm Handshake

    10/29/2010 6:25:07 AM PDT · by Puppage · 25 replies
    NBC Miami. com ^ | 10/29/2010 | Puppage
    A firm handshake is usually seen as a good thing in business and even in politics. Not so much in South Florida. A candidate for the Broward County School Board wants the cops to lock up her opponent after what she claims was akin to battery after a recent debate. Jaemi Levine filed a complaint with the Broward Sheriff's Office claiming David Thomas squeezed her hand so hard during a post-debate handshake Tuesday that it now hurts. Instead of getting a grip on education issues, Thomas decided to get a grip on his opponent for the Disctrict 4 seat. Levine...
  • Radio Host Peter Boyles Breaking Story Regarding Police, Probable Illegal, Accident, and Assault

    10/27/2010 7:30:51 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 18 replies
    630 KHOW ^ | October 27, 2010 | N/A
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  • State high court upholds dismissal of 18 criminal cases in Riverside County .. judges shortage

    10/25/2010 2:08:59 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies
    LA Times ^ | 10/25/10 | Maura Dolan
    California's budget crisis has proved a boon for some defendants. In a unanimous ruling, the California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the dismissal of 18 criminal cases, two of them felonies, in Riverside County because there were not enough judges to hear them. The court blamed the problem on the state's failure to hire more judges. ... "The lack of available courtrooms and judges was attributable to the Legislature's failure to provide a number of judges and courtrooms sufficient to meet the rapidly growing population in Riverside County," wrote George, who has been lobbying legislators for years for more judges.
  • Col. Russell Williams earns place among worst criminals (decorated Canadian military commander)

    10/21/2010 5:08:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/21/10 | Maria Babbage
    Col. Williams earns place among worst criminalsBy Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press 1 hour, 49 minutes ago BELLEVILLE, Ont. - The unprecedented, sadistic crimes of convicted sex killer Col. Russell Williams have earned him a place among the worst criminals Canada has ever seen, court heard Thursday as the final chapter in the shocking case drew to a close. "The depths of the depravity demonstrated by Russell Williams had no equal," Ontario Superior Court Justice Robert Scott said as he sentenced the once decorated officer to two concurrent life sentences with no possibility of parole for 25 years. "One suspects...
  • George Soros: The Enemy Within

    10/21/2010 2:29:56 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 22 replies
    Bear Witness ^ | February 18, 2010 | Laus Deo & Chris Jones
    "Who is behind Barak Obama, Who is pulling the strings??". Here is what Mr. Kroft's research has turned up.........bit of a read, but it took 4 months to put it together... “The main obstacle to a stable and just world order is the United States.”—George Soros “George Soros is an evil man. He’s anti-God, anti-family, anti-American, and anti-good.” —Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson Is it possible to lay the global financial meltdown, the radicalizing of the Democratic Party, and America’s moral decline, at the feet of one man? YES, It is indeed possible.
  • Connecticut massacre killer faces execution

    10/05/2010 1:16:14 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 20 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5th October 2010 | David Gardner
    A crack addict was found guilty today of carrying out a nightmare home invasion that lead to the brutal deaths of a mother and her two young daughters. Steven Hayes was convicted of six capital crimes, all of which are punishable by death. The 47-year-old career criminal was found guilty of 16 of 17 charges, including the murder of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters Hayley, seventeen, and Michaela, eleven.
  • Daytona leader faces absentee ballot probe (No mention of party affiliation?)

    09/27/2010 9:35:43 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 18 replies
    Daytona Beach News-Journal ^ | September 25, 2010 | Lyda Longa
    A city commissioner who won re-election last month by a wide margin is at the center of a criminal investigation after nearly 80 absentee ballots were requested from a computer belonging to him, Volusia County's elections supervisor said Friday...on Aug. 6 and 7 and they came from two e-mail addresses and one computer, McFall said. The computer has been traced to Daytona Beach City Commissioner Derrick Henry, who handily won his Zone 5 city contest during the Aug. 24 primary election by 65 percent, McFall said. Snip... Thursday morning, several search warrants were executed in the investigation... The 41-year-old Henry,...
  • Criminal proceedings against kidnapper of schoolgirl Jaycee Lee Dugard halted

    09/25/2010 3:05:35 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 25th September 2010 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    Criminal proceedings against the man accused of kidnapping Jaycee Lee Dugard have been sensationally halted because of concerns about his mental state. Superior Court Judge Douglas Phimister made the decision yesterday after a short pre-trial hearing for Phillip Garrido. Phimister said he had concerns about Garrido's mental competency to participate in his defence. He is facing 29 counts of kidnapping, rape and false imprisonment in the 1991 disappearance of Dugard
  • Citizens' Group Helps Uncover Alleged Rampant Voter Fraud in Houston

    09/25/2010 12:58:22 PM PDT · by JohnD9207 · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/25/2010 | Ed Barnes
    When Catherine Engelbrecht and her friends sat down and started talking politics several years ago, they soon agreed that talking wasn’t enough. They wanted to do more. So when the 2008 election came around, “about 50” of her friends volunteered to work at Houston’s polling places. “What we saw shocked us,” she said. “There was no one checking IDs, judges would vote for people that asked for help. It was fraud, and we watched like deer in the headlights.” Their shared experience, she says, created “True the Vote,” a citizen-based grassroots organization that began collecting publicly available voting data to...
  • Waters’, Rangel’s (criminal) trials may be stalled till after Election Day

    09/13/2010 5:12:04 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 9/13/10 | Rachel Rose Hartman
    Waters’, Rangel’s trials may be stalled till after Election DayBy Rachel Rose Hartman Mon Sep 13, 1:38 pm ET Critics and supporters alike have requested speedy House trials for Democratic Reps. Maxine Waters and Charlie Rangel, who each face multiple House ethics charges. Yet watchdog groups tell the Hill it's unlikely that either case will be resolved before the Nov. 2 general election. "Both of these pending trials should have been concluded months ago," Craig Holman of Public Citizen told the Hill's Susan Crabtree. "The House ethics committee stumbled miserably in these cases, allowing them to be delayed and delayed,...
  • (Tax-cheat Charlie) Rangel says: Just build it ("The Constitution is clear")

    08/22/2010 2:45:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 50 replies
    NY Post ^ | 8/22/10 | JOSEPH WALKER
    Rangel says: Just build itBy JOSEPH WALKER Last Updated: 7:28 AM, August 22, 2010 Embattled Congressman Charlie Rangel came out in support of the Ground Zero mosque yesterday, saying people "should be cooperative." Rangel said the issue is not political. "It's so painful that Republicans and Democrats are using religion as a political tool," Rangel said. "The Constitution is clear," the pol said at a charity event in Harlem.
  • From the White House to the Big House? 50 Impeachable Criminal Offenses and Counting

    08/19/2010 10:37:49 AM PDT · by CharlesMartelsGhost · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | August 17, 2010 | Fred Dardick
    A few weeks ago I wrote an article From the White House to the Big House: 25 Impeachable Crimes and Counting that detailed 25 illegal acts committed by President Obama and his Democrat cohorts in Washington. It showed a President and political party willing to break the law at will in order to accomplish their political aims. Thanks to reader contributions and conservative writers around the country, here are 25 more for your consideration. Whether or not any of these troubling examples will lead to Obama’s impeachment and/or imprisonment, only time will tell. Regardless, taken together they paint a picture...
  • 50 Impeachable Crimes and Counting

    08/18/2010 6:32:36 PM PDT · by curth · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Tuesday, August 17, 2010 | By Fred Dardick
    A few weeks ago I wrote an article From the White House to the Big House: 25 Impeachable Crimes and Counting that detailed 25 illegal acts committed by President Obama and his Democrat cohorts in Washington. It showed a President and political party willing to break the law at will in order to accomplish their political aims. Thanks to reader contributions and conservative writers around the country, here are 25 more. Whether or not any of these troubling examples will lead to Obama’s impeachment and/or imprisonment, only time will tell. Regardless, taken together they paint a picture of an out...
  • Facing Ethics Charges, Rep. Waters Points Finger at Bush Administration

    08/14/2010 4:56:29 AM PDT · by fifthvirginia · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 13 AUG 2010 | Fox News
    Embattled Rep. Maxine Waters on Friday blamed the Bush administration for her ethics problems -- saying she had to intervene with the Treasury Department on behalf of minority-owned banks seeking federal bailout funds -- including one tied to her husband -- because the Treasury Department wouldn't schedule its own appointments.
  • Al Gore Stirs Controversy, This Time In Mexico (Press barred from speech for state governor)

    08/06/2010 4:35:34 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Narco News ^ | 8/06/10 | Fernando León and Erin Rosa
    Al Gore Stirs Controversy, This Time In MexicoPress Barred from US Politician’s Speech for Mexico State Governor Enrique Peña Nieto By Fernando León and Erin Rosa Special to The Narco News Bulletin August 6, 2010 TOLUCA, MEXICO; AUGUST 4, 2010: If Al Gore thought a trip South of the Border would alleviate his recent divorce and masseuse tabloid scandals up north, he found only more controversy in Mexico. On Wednesday, the former US vice president visited Toluca, capital of the state of Mexico, as invited guest of Governor Enrique Peña Nieto, a 2012 presidential candidate of the Institutional Revolutionary Party...
  • Control of U.S. territory by foreign criminals

    08/05/2010 9:57:08 AM PDT · by Jon_Roland · 8 replies
    Obitur Dictum ^ | 08/05/2010 | Jon Roland
    Growing efforts by Mexican narcotics cartels to gain political control over regions where they dominate trafficking has led to violence in many parts of Mexico, especially in the Mexican border cities and along major shipping routes. But as I have been warning since I wrote in 1995, the money acquired by the criminal gangs is not just going to support their operations. It is being used to buy government, and assume the role of government, on both sides of the border. The problem was well presented in A Lawyer's View of the Justice System, Joseph H. Delaney, July/August, 1999, issue...
  • Illegal Immigrant Awaiting Deportation Charged With Killing Nun In Car Crash

    08/02/2010 5:47:59 PM PDT · by curth · 19 replies · 9+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 2, 2010, 6:23 PM | Lady Liberty
    The man charged in connection with the Sunday crash that took the life of a Bristow nun is an illegal alien who was out on bond awaiting a deportation hearing, police said Monday. Prince William County police notified U.S. Immigration and Naturalization officials about the status of Carlos A. Martinelly Montano, 23, of Bristow after both his first and second drunken driving arrests, said county police spokesman Jonathan Perok. Perok said police are investigating how he was able to obtain a driver’s license, which was later revoked after being convicted of drunken driving. Police have charged Martinelly with driving drunk...
  • White House backed release of Lockerbie bomber (Surprised? Naw, I didn't think you would be.)

    07/25/2010 12:03:59 PM PDT · by Mr. Jazzy · 8 replies
    The Austrailian ^ | 25 July 2010 | Jason Allardyce and Tony Allen-Mills
    THE US government secretly advised Scottish ministers it would be "far preferable" to free the Lockerbie bomber than jail him in Libya. Correspondence obtained by The Sunday Times reveals the Obama administration considered compassionate release more palatable than locking up Abdel Baset al-Megrahi in a Libyan prison. The intervention, which has angered US relatives of those who died in the attack, was made by Richard LeBaron, deputy head of the US embassy in London, a week before Megrahi was freed in August last year on grounds that he had terminal cancer. The document, acquired by a well-placed US source, threatens...
  • Will Charles Rangel Be Forced From Congress Before the Ethics Rules Change?

    07/23/2010 6:36:08 AM PDT · by OneVike · 35 replies · 2+ views
    ChicoER Gate ^ | 7/23/10 | Chuck Wolk
    After an 18-month investigation, Representative Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.)  faces a House trial in which eight members (four Democrats and four Republicans) will rule on the findings. The alleged violations are reported to include some most serious ever leveled against a sitting member of Congress. From misuse of rent-controlled apartments in New York City and failure to disclose income from a villa in the Dominican Republic to reports that he exchanged official favors - a tax loophole for oil driller Nabors Industries Ltd. - in exchange for a $1 million gift to the Charles Rangel Center at City College...
  • Video of Would Be Burglars, Being Foiled By Bees

    07/21/2010 5:28:09 AM PDT · by Korah · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Check out this video of two guys attempting to break into a store by throwing bricks the window that is probably plexiglas. Besides having the brick bounce off and hit one of the guys, which in and of itself is funny, they stir up a hornets nest and get chased away without ever breaking in.
  • Justice Loses Its Stars and Stripes

    07/16/2010 4:15:42 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 83 replies · 3+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 16 july 2010
    What's black and white and "red" all over? The Department of Justice's newly designed website. Gone are the standard red, white, and blue motifs, replaced by an all-black backdrop. And prominently placed on virtually every page of the site is a quote credited to a man who facilitated a greater role for socialists and communists at the U.N., and the global "workers rights movement." The redesigned website was launched without fanfare, but was noticed internally by several career lawyers, who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of political reprisals. "We were told that the media team and the senior...
  • Obama's Kenyan activities may be 'criminal'

    07/16/2010 7:36:42 AM PDT · by Freedom Frayed · 39 replies · 2+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | July 15, 2010 | World Net Daily
    In a new best-selling book connecting Islam and Obama-style socialism, a former top terrorism prosecutor chides the national media for failing to investigate Barack Obama's "borderline criminal" activities in Kenya as a U.S. senator. Andrew C. McCarthy, the former U.S. attorney who investigated the American embassy bombing in Nairobi, Kenya, charges that Obama interfered in Kenya's internal politics possibly in violation of the Logan Act. The centuries-old law bars Americans who are "without authority of the United States" from conducting relations "with any foreign government ... in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat...
  • The Final Straw

    07/16/2010 7:36:35 AM PDT · by dscott8186 · 13 replies · 2+ views
    The Publius Forum ^ | July 16, 2010 | Dan Scott
    There comes a point in time when the cumulative actions of an individual or regime has become so outrageous that not only do they need to be called out but removed from a position of power. Over the past 19 months the country has endured a litany of embarrassment, missteps and outright criminality. The Obama regime has finally if not inevitably gone too far. Among the many questionable actions of the Obama regime the country has been forced to endure is the continuing failure in regards to the oil spill clean up. Not only was the regime inept in its...
  • Soldier in Iraq Faces Criminal Charges

    07/06/2010 2:00:01 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 1+ views
    BAGHDAD, July 6, 2010 – Criminal charges under the Uniform Code of Military Justice were preferred yesterday against a soldier assigned to the 10th Mountain Division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team at Contingency Operating Station Hammer, Iraq, military officials reported today. Two charges consisting of 12 specifications were preferred against Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning, 22. The first charge, under Article 92 of the UCMJ, is for violating a lawful Army regulation by transferring classified data onto his personal computer and adding unauthorized software to a classified computer system. The second charge includes eight specifications under Article 134 of the UCMJ,...
  • A Culture of Torture: The Story of Mark Clements

    07/01/2010 1:56:47 PM PDT · by pinstripes715 · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Gaper's Block ^ | 07/01/2010 | Michael Volpe
    "Nigger boy, you gonna cooperate?" a 220lb. Chicago police officer screamed as he pounded on the chest of 16-year-old, 120lb. Mark Clements. As the beating continued, pain shot out from Clements' chest and exploded into the rest of his body. He gasped for air, struggling to breathe, in excruciating pain. Clements say the officer, whom he identifies as John McCann, had a way of getting his knuckles to the tenderest part of the bone.
  • Suspected(Tampa)cop killer wanted in 3 other slayings

    07/01/2010 11:03:53 AM PDT · by greatdefender · 17 replies · 2+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | July 1, 2010 | TAMARA LUSH
    The man who allegedly killed two police officers during a traffic stop -- and has evaded authorities for days -- is also wanted in connection with three other killings, police said today. Law enforcement officers wearing body armor and carrying assault rifles were in the third day of a manhunt for 24-year-old Dontae Rashawn Morris. At a news conference Thursday, Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor called Morris "a cold-blooded killer." But police declined to release details on the other slayings linked to him. In one case, WTVT of Tampa reported 21-year-old Derek Anderson was shot and killed outside his family's...
  • Ironic, isn't it

    06/23/2010 10:27:17 AM PDT · by syc1959 · 2 replies
    nobarack08 | June 23, 2010 | syc1959
    Ironic isn't it, that the day after a Federal Judge lifts the Deepwater Drilling Ban, BP has another accident and the cap is off the well, and uncontained or restricted oil is now flowing into the Gulf again. Not to mention the $2 Billion dollars that Petrobras was loaned and their stock is down from a Monday high of $39.45 to currently $36.25. As reported last year by the Wall Street Journal; The U.S. is going to lend billions of dollars to Brazil's state-owned oil company, Petrobras, to finance exploration of the huge offshore discovery in Brazil's Tupi oil field...
  • Steffy: U.S. and BP slow to accept Dutch expertise

    06/10/2010 6:28:39 AM PDT · by EBH · 21 replies · 135+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | June 8, 2010, 10:13PM | LOREN STEFFY
    Three days after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico, the Dutch government offered to help. It was willing to provide ships outfitted with oil-skimming booms, and it proposed a plan for building sand barriers to protect sensitive marshlands. The response from the Obama administration and BP, which are coordinating the cleanup: “The embassy got a nice letter from the administration that said, ‘Thanks, but no thanks,'” said Geert Visser, consul general for the Netherlands in Houston. Now, almost seven weeks later, as the oil spewing from the battered well spreads across the Gulf and soils...
  • CAROL FOWLER is CRYING "FOUL" in SOUTH CAROLINA (and I can't stop smiling!)

    06/10/2010 11:06:41 PM PDT · by jbjd · 30 replies · 832+ views
    jbjd ^ | 06/11/10 | jbjd
    ...Carol Fowler - she's married to Don Fowler, former Chair of the DNC Services Corporation - and her dupe-in-crime, Senator Clyburn, seemed shocked that this candidate they find to be so inappropriate to the D brand could have won their spot for U.S. Senate on the November ballot, right? But that makes no sense. Know why? (You are going to love this next part.) Because in SC, in order to vie for a position as the nominee for the party; the candidate must register for the primary directly through the party! Yep; Mr. Greene filed the required paperwork with the...
  • Senator: BP criminal case is essentially proven

    06/08/2010 9:35:38 AM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies · 71+ views
    the hill ^ | 6/8/10 | Jordan Fabian
    The criminal case against oil giant BP has essentially been proven and investigators should be determining how harshly it will be penalized, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said Tuesday. Whitehouse (D-R.I.) — a former U.S. Attorney who successfully prosecuted the North Cape oil spill in 1997 — said that BP "absolutely" broke the law for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. "It's pretty much agreed they did that. It's only a misdemeanor statute, but it provides for at least the avenue of criminal prosecution and that leads to potential criminal fines, potential criminal restitution to individual parties who...
  • Video of Arsonist Setting Himself on Fire While Torching a Business

    06/07/2010 6:14:19 AM PDT · by Tom Hawks · 10 replies · 43+ views
    ChicoER ^ | 6/8/10 | Chuck Wolk
    I don't understand the language the reporter is speaking, but after some investigation I found out that this arsonists was eventually caught. After the authorities saw the security tape, they checked the emergency rooms to see who turned up for medical attention for burns. After they checked the hospital records they found their man, or should I say arsonist. I love it when criminals make it easy for the police to find and convict them. Is there any Freepers who can identify the language and what the reporter is saying? Follow the link below to see theVideo of Arsonist...
  • Video of Arsonist Setting Himself on Fire While Torching a Business

    06/06/2010 12:06:11 PM PDT · by Tom Hawks · 29 replies · 971+ views
    ChicoER Gate ^ | 6/6/10 | Chuck Wolk
    I don't understand the language the reporter is speaking, but after some investigation I found out that this arsonists was eventually caught. After the authorities saw the security tape, they checked the emergency rooms to see who turned up for medical attention for burns. After they checked the hospital records they found their man, or should I say arsonist. I love it when criminals make it easy for the police to find and convict them. Follow the link below to see theVideo of Arsonist Setting Himself on Fire While Torching a Business
  • Sharon Man Dies After Choking On Bag Of Pot In Prison

    06/05/2010 9:46:43 AM PDT · by peeps36 · 10 replies · 526+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | 06/05/2010 | Bridgette Ruthman
    A local man serving an eight year prison term for ripping a safe containing $100,000 worth of prescription drugs from the Sharon Pharmacy two years ago died Wednesday. State Police detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Squad are investigating the untimely death of Frank Campbell, two days after he suffered a choking episode at Osborn Correctional Institutional in Somers.
  • Issa presses White House for travel answers

    06/03/2010 2:46:21 PM PDT · by Qbert · 5 replies · 648+ views
    The Politico ^ | 6/3/2010 | Carrie Budoff Brown
    The top Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is pressing the administration to disclose the White House political office’s role in coordinating taxpayer-funded travel by government officials on behalf of Democratic candidates.  Opening a new front in his push to investigate the Obama administration, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) sent a letter Thursday to 21 Cabinet secretaries and department heads seeking details on their political and official travel since February 2009, and whether the Office of Political Affairs coordinated those trips.  The inquiry is a new twist on a fight that congressional Democrats first waged against former President...
  • Former Dem Congresswoman Pens Anti-Israeli Piece for Arab News (Cynbat the Sailor McKinney)

    06/03/2010 8:38:18 AM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 15 replies · 392+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 6-3-10 | Rusty Weiss
    It isn't just the pro-Palestinian press that is attempting to distort the reality behind the recent flotilla incident off the coast of Gaza. Former Democratic Congresswoman, and 2008 Green Party candidate for President of the United States, Cynthia McKinney, has voiced her own version of reality through an anti-Israeli rant in Arab News. McKinney is of course, a reliable source on the topic, having been involved in her own little attempts at defying and breaking an Israeli blockade of Gaza (translation - aiding and abetting a terrorist regime). In her column for Arab News, McKinney expresses outrage over ‘Israel's needless,...
  • Oil Spill Criminal Investigation -Will Obama Admin Be Brought up on Charges?

    06/02/2010 1:47:18 PM PDT · by Peter Andrew Conservative · 11 replies · 272+ views
    ConservativeAmerican.org ^ | 6/2/10 | Peter Andrew
    "...Still, in a carefully orchestrated media stunt, Team Obama dispatched Eric "Nation of Cowards" Holder to the spill zone to announce he is looking into criminal charges for possible violations of various federal acts. Oh, Really? Will he look into criminal violations of federal acts by people WITHIN the Obama Administration? Or will he only focus on blaming someone else (BP) and using his judicial powers purely for political gain? "...Secretary [Ken] Salazar allowed the MMS to approve — with no environmental review — the BP drilling operation that exploded on April 20, 2010, ...Rather than subject the plan to...