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  • Issa Subpoenas Criminal Division Chief from Arizona U.S. Attorney’s Office

    01/19/2012 9:42:19 AM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    House Oversite Committee ^ | 1/19/12 | staff
    WASHINGTON, DC – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) today announced the issuance of a subpoena to Patrick J. Cunningham, Chief of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Arizona. Mr. Cunningham's repeated refusals to testify voluntarily have forced the Committee to use compulsory process. "During the course of our investigation, the Committee has learned of the outsized role played by the Arizona U.S. Attorney's Office – and you specifically – in approving the unacceptable tactics used in Fast and Furious," Chairman Issa wrote to Cunningham in a letter informing...
  • President Clinton To Play In Celebrity Golf Tournament {Sink Emporer in LaQuinta tomorrow]

    01/18/2012 6:51:50 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 13 replies · 1+ views
    CBS) ^ | January 18, 2012 11:02 AM
    LA QUINTA (CBS) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to hit the links Saturday in the Humana Challenge golf tournament. The Humana Challenge begins Thursday morning with professionals like Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Matt Kuchar and Bill Haas. Celebrity players include singers Smokey Robinson, Alice Cooper, Michael Bolton; actors Morgan Freeman and Don Cheadle and basketball Hall of Famer Julius Erving. The tournament will be played at the La Quinta Country Club and the Palmer and Nicklaus Private Courses at PGA West, and airs live on Golf Channel 12-3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 1-4 p.m. on Saturday...
  • Three hurt in Sunderland street slashings (product of an unarmed society)

    12/24/2011 10:36:03 AM PST · by yank in the UK · 14 replies
    Sunderland Echo ^ | 24th Dec, 2011 | NA
    THREE men suffered slash wounds in a dawn street attack today. The disturbance happened in Holmeside, in Sunderland city centre, at 4am, leaving two men with injuries to their arm and the third with facial injuries. A 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were arrested at the scene outside Cash in a Flash on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. They remain in custody today.
  • Hezbollah Terrorist Handed Over to Iraqis by U.S. May Face Only Minor Criminal Charge

    12/19/2011 3:46:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies
    CNS News ^ | 12/19/11 | Patrick Goodenough
    (CNSNews.com) – One day after the United States handed over to the Iraqi authorities a Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist accused of killing at least five American soldiers, Iraqi officials were quoted as saying the prisoner will face criminal charges – for illegal entry. Iraqi officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Associated Press Saturday that Ali Musa Daqduq would be prosecuted for entering the country with an illegal passport, an offense carrying a prison term of just over five years.
  • HOLDER BEING QUESTIONED AGAIN

    12/08/2011 8:57:46 AM PST · by Spunky · 60 replies
    Attorney General Holder being questioned.
  • Justice Dept. details how it got statements wrong

    12/02/2011 2:32:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 77 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/2/11 | ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has provided Congress with 1,364 pages of documents detailing how the department gave inaccurate information to a U.S. senator in the controversy surrounding Operation Fast and Furious, the flawed law enforcement initiative aimed at dismantling major arms trafficking networks on the Southwest border. In a letter last February to Charles Grassley, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department said that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms had not knowingly allowed the sale of assault weapons to a straw purchaser
  • No job credit for the law-abiding in San Francisco

    12/01/2011 6:08:44 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 7 replies
    San Francisco Examiner - opinion ^ | November 29, 2011 | Melissa Griffin
    On Wednesday, the Budget and Finance Committee of the Board of Supervisors will take up a bill that would give a payroll tax credit to local employers who hire ex-felons. I imagine this new law, if enacted, would lead to lots of employment rejection letters for nonfelonious citizens. Letters like this: Dear Mr. Morgan, We at the Mediocris Circus wish to thank you for submitting an application for the position of feline habitat maintenance associate. I read in The San Francisco Examiner that the unemployment rate for Americans ages 16 to 24 is about 18 percent, which must explain why...
  • Obama Admin Seals Records of Murdered Border Patrol Agent Implicated in Fast and Furious

    11/30/2011 9:25:44 AM PST · by bayouranger · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11-30-11 | MARK HEMINGWAY
    And to think thatAttorney General Eric Holder is getting testy about congressional calls for his resignation. After all, the Justice Department has nothing to hide, right?: The Obama Administration has abruptly sealed court records containing alarming details of how Mexican drug smugglers murdered a U.S. Border patrol agent with a gun connected to a failed federal experiment that allowed firearms to be smuggled into Mexico. This means information will now be kept from the public as well as the media. Could this be a cover-up on the part of the “most transparent” administration in history? After all, the rifle used...
  • Obama/Biden called Corzine first for economic advice in 2008

    11/22/2011 5:21:35 AM PST · by grayhog · 7 replies
    youtube ^ | Joe Biden
    Pretty amazing and damning (and short) video. Biden on the stump with Corzine saying the economic advice he and Obama first sought was from Corzine. Watch the short video - should be in lots of political ads next year. Ken Lay (Enron), Jeff Skilling (Enron), Dennis Kozolowski (Tyco), Bernie Madoff, Bernie Ebbers (Wroldcom), John Corzine (MF Global), Obama/Biden (Democratic Party)....all frauds and crooks. Waiting to see Corzine doing the perp walk in handcuffs.
  • Man Sentenced for Sending Facebook Friend Request to Sex Victim

    WENTWORTH, N.C. (WGHP)— A convicted sex offender was sentenced to 66-89 months in prison Thursday after officials said he sent a Facebook "friend request" to one of his victims. Victor Terrell Gaston, 36, of Reidsville, pleaded guilty to one count of using social media as a sex offender in Rockingham County Superior Court. Judge Stuart Albright sentenced his as a habitual offender. Officials say Gaston sent the request on July 4, exactly 10 years after the offense occurred in 2001. Gaston had been ordered to not have contact with the victim. Gaston was arrested three days after sending the request....
  • Russian grandmother kills self after dogs maul baby to death

    10/02/2011 9:25:26 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 20 replies · 1+ views
    BNO News ^ | Oct. 3, 2011
    MEZHDURECHENSK, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A grandmother committed suicide in southern Russia on Saturday after two dogs mauled a one-year-old baby to death, local media reported on Monday. The tragedy happened on Saturday at a home in Mezhdurechensk, a city in Russia's Kemerovo Oblast, when a one-year-old baby boy was left alone at a home. He is believed to have walked or crawled to a room where two dogs, a Staffordshire terrier and a pitbull, were kept. The Russian ITAR-TASS news agency, citing police, reported that the boy's grandmother committed suicide after she found the lifeless body. It was not...
  • Big Time Scandals by Obama Administration Too Small for Investigation by Mainstream Media?

    10/01/2011 9:37:34 AM PDT · by opentalk · 15 replies
    Canada Freepress ^ | October 1, 2011 | Jerry McConnell
    Since Obama’s inauguration in January 2009 there have been several major scandals in which his Administration has been involved, principally, Operation Fast and Furious the government sponsored sale of guns to small time gun sellers along our border with Mexico; the failed ‘Stimulus’ loan of multi-millions to Solyndra and LightSquared, two small businesses that were Obama preferred for loans. All three of these Obama Administration ventures were major failures involving scandalous behavior. ...Is the entire communications arm of our country becoming beholden to Obama and his scandal ridden administration peopled by socialist, communists who break our laws with impunity and...
  • Vanity: Wow! CNN AC 360 Fast and Furious report

    09/28/2011 5:43:54 PM PDT · by cornfedcowboy · 102 replies
    CNN ^ | CNN AC 360
    No video yet online. Great reporting, this is a must see. Replays at 10:00p.m. Eastern Time. Will post link to video when available.
  • Michael Vick exits with broken hand

    09/25/2011 4:31:10 PM PDT · by waus · 149 replies
    ESPN ^ | 9-25-11 | waus
    One week after suffering a concussion in a rough-and-tumble loss to the Falcons, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick broke his right hand on what he considered a late hit in Philadelphia's 29-16 loss to the rival New York Giants.
  • Anoka County: Man guilty in attack on 84-year-old

    09/21/2011 3:42:25 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 5 replies
    pioneer perss ^ | 9-20-11 | Cali Owings
    According to the criminal complaint, Sule broke into the man's home in the 6800 block of Seventh Street Northeast in Fridley about 8 p.m. Sept. 19, 2010, and made the man go with him to a bedroom. After repeatedly telling the man, "I love you, I want to kiss you," Sule sexually assaulted him, the complaint said. The man, who died earlier this year, told police he tried to fight back but was weak from ongoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments. His attorney argued Sule did not know the implications of agreeing to the swab because officers asked him in English,...
  • New TLC show Prison Diaries reveals shocking reality of life awaiting execution

    09/20/2011 5:46:56 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 33 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12:03 AM on 21st September 2011 | Daisy Dumas
    A chilling look inside the minds of female prisoners unfolds on Thursday with the premičre of the new TLC show, Prison Diaries. The first episode of the series focuses on Emilia Carr, one of just 63 women on death row in the U.S. Carr is seen in ankle chains and handcuffs, led by a burly, fully-armed female guard as she leaves her cell. She wears bright orange overalls and trainers, her long, dark hair allowed to fall around her hunched shoulders.
  • The Center for American Cronyism—and Saudi Progress?

    09/19/2011 7:56:19 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 4 replies
    weeklystandard ^ | Monday September 19, 2011 | DANIEL HALPER
    The Los Angeles Times opened up a new front in the Solyndra scandal on Friday (and there are too many fronts to count at this point), reporting that Steve Spinner, another prominent Obama donor, served as a top official in the Energy Department program that made the half-billion dollar loan to the now bankrupt solar panel maker. In Spinner's defense, he did recuse himself from the decision to grant the loan—because his wife works at a law firm that represented Solyndra. Still, as the Times notes, these conflicts of interest did not prevent Spinner from spinning for Solyndra—without any disclosure...
  • Sheriff Arpaio's posse to review Obama BC

    09/16/2011 5:56:50 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 161 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | September 16, 2011 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona has constituted a special law enforcement posse to investigate allegations brought by members of the Surprise, Ariz., Tea Party that the birth certificate Barack Obama released to the public April 27 might be a forgery, WND has learned. The posse, under the authority of Arpaio's office, will consist of two former law enforcement officers and two retired attorneys, headed by Michael Zullo, a retired police detective originally from Bergen County, N.J. WND confirmed with Zullo and with Arpaio's office that the investigation into the Obama birth certificate has been sanctioned fully by Arpaio's...
  • Obama and His Marxist Cronies Make Nixon Look Like a Saint...Resign Now & Avoid Jail Time!

    09/12/2011 10:56:28 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 6 replies
    Logic | Sept. 12, 2011 | Stayfree
    If Slick Willie could be impeached over a few lies, then Obama should spend the rest of his Marxist life in prison for thousands of lies. This imposter for an American citizen is the puppet for the leftist haters of America. It is a huge reminder why idiots should not be allowed to vote... If there ever was a reason to expand class action litigation, it should be extended to include suing the morons that brought this Commie into the White House on the basis that they caused large and lasting damage to the future of the United States of...
  • House chairman: Obama uncle's got 'backdoor amnesty' (QT release from jail +auntie)

    09/09/2011 12:35:53 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 9-9-11 | Stephen Dinan
    The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Friday that President Obama’s half-uncle, an illegal immigrant who was picked up but has reportedly been released from jail, appears to have benefited from the new “backdoor amnesty” the administration announced last month. “It appears there is a double standard — one for President Obama’s family and one for everyone else,” Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican, said. “Last year, President Obama’s illegal immigrant aunt was granted asylum and now his illegal immigrant uncle has been released from [the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency] custody, even though he was arrested by authorities for...