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  • Kerry on Gitmo Detainee Who Returned to Terrorism: ‘He’s Not Supposed to Be Doing That’

    02/24/2016 5:55:58 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 49 replies
    Kerry on Gitmo Detainee Who Returned to Terrorism: ‘He’s Not Supposed to Be Doing That’ BY: Aaron Kliegman February 24, 2016 5:45 pm Secretary of State John Kerry lamented Wednesday that a terrorist who the Obama administration released from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay subsequently returned to fight for al Qaeda, telling lawmakers “he’s not supposed to be doing that.” Appearing before the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Kerry made the statement while testifying about the State Department’s budget request for the fiscal year 2017. During the hearing, Sen. Mark Kirk (R.,...

    11/17/2015 6:58:02 PM PST · by TBP · 47 replies
    Frontpage ^ | November 17, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    It's time to play America's fastest growing game show sensation, "Moron or Traitor." It's a tough challenge because this administration has plenty of both. So does a radicalized Democratic Party leaping into insanity. A Democratic candidate was recently forced to drop out for tweeting that ISIS isn't evil. But don't look for Kerry to quit over his suggestion that the ISIS massacre of Charlie Hebdo artists and writers (not to mention, as his boss put it, some random (Jewish) folks in a deli) There’s something different about what happened from Charlie Hebdo, and I think everybody would feel that. There...
  • Kerry: Any action by Israel would provide justification for Irans pursuit of nukes (Video)

    07/24/2015 9:57:41 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 45 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12:01 pm | Ed Morrissey
    Secretary of State John Kerry sat down with Matt Lauer for an interview on Today earlier, defending the deal with Iran and telling Israel to cool their jets, almost literally. In doing so, Kerry managed to turn Israel into the aggressor and Iran into a passive actor who might somehow decide they need a bomb only if Israel attacked them. Its a strange reversal, and one that confirms the impression that the Obama administration has become the lawyers for the mullahs (via Jeff Dunetz): Lauer points out to Kerry that opposition to the Iran deal encompasses practically the whole...
  • Do You Know Who the [edited] I Am? FL Cop Pulls over the Wrong Guy

    07/17/2014 12:19:31 PM PDT · by blueplum · 40 replies ^ | July 15, 2014 7:38pm | Josh Feldman
    A Miami cop pulled someone over last month on a routine traffic stop, but the ensuing mess resulted in an internal investigation because it turns out the man this police officer pulled over was actually a higher-ranking officer in the same police department. Officer Marcel Jackson pulled over Lieutenant David Ramras and things got intense really quickly. In a video captured on Jacksons GoPro camera, you can see them fighting and Jackson forcing Ramras to the ground. Other officers nearby run up to....(video at link)
  • Miami-Dade Police Officer Told Florida Highway Patrol ("Stick Together" Before DUI Arrest)

    03/04/2014 5:36:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 | Brian Hamacher
    Trooper They Needed to "Stick Together" Before DUI Arrest: FHPA Miami-Dade Police officer pleaded with a Florida Highway Patrol trooper that they needed to "stick together" before he was arrested for driving under the influence during a traffic stop in Plantation, authorities said. Officer Albert Steven Coriat, 40, was arrested back on Feb. 16 following the stop on Florida's Turnpike near mile marker 59, according to an FHP report released Monday. According to the report, the trooper spotted a gray vehicle trying to make an illegal U-turn and stopped the car. When the trooper approached the car, he saw the...
  • John Kerry to AIPAC: We have no illusions [Can we fact check?]

    03/04/2014 4:05:36 AM PST · by don-o · 10 replies
    Politico ^ | March 3, 2014 | EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE
    Secretary of State John Kerry came to AIPAC with a lot of selling to do on behalf of the Obama administrations ambitions for the Middle East. The crowd responded with light applause and a short standing ovation as he left the stage. Speaking in Washington on Monday night to the annual conference of the Israel advocacy group, Kerry whom the administration sent rather than President Barack Obama or Vice President Joe Biden recalled when, on a trip years ago to an Israeli air base as a senator, one of the officers took him up in a fighter jet...
  • Amazingly, Bidens Niece Avoids Prison for Hitting Cop

    02/06/2014 9:28:07 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 2/5 | Adam Martin
    Joe Biden's niece, Caroline Biden, got into some trouble with the law last fall, getting herself arrested after taking a swing at a cop who responded to a call about a fight Biden got in with her roommate. But because no cops were injured, prosecutors agreed to let her avoid jail and to dismiss her case if she stays out of trouble. Biden wasn't in court (she's at an inpatient facility for "her issues"), but her two lawyers "presented a sworn affidavit indicating she would accept the offer."
  • Bidens niece enters posh rehab for anger issues (First month - $35K)

    02/05/2014 2:57:39 PM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/05/14 | Rebecca Rosenberg
    <p>The feisty blond, who has a history of booze and pill addiction, has been holed up in Caron Renaissance Ocean Drive in Delray Beach where the temperature hovers above 70 degrees on a typical day.</p> <p>Caron Renaissance Ocean Drive is an innovative addiction treatment program for individuals of influence and affluence located on the southeast coast of Florida, touts the website of the facility which costs a whopping $35,000 the first month and about $18,000 for each additional month.</p>
  • PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE OPRAH Gives BS Apology for Switzerland Racist Flap

    08/13/2013 11:36:51 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 58 replies
    TMZ ^ | August 13, 2013 | TMZ
    Oprah Winfrey says she's kinda sorta "sorry" for the fallout that ensued after she told the media about a "racist" encounter at a purse store in Switzerland ... saying, "I'm really sorry that it got blown up." Yeah, right. Oprah addressed the media at the premiere of "The Butler" in L.A. last night -- backpedaling after the shop in question started to refute O's allegations of racism during an incident last month. Last night, Oprah said ... "I think that incident in Switzerland was just an incident in Switzerland. I'm really sorry that it got blown up. I purposefully did...
  • 'Oprah's a liar': Sales assistant in Swiss racist handbag row denies telling TV host that she

    08/12/2013 9:57:44 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 93 replies ^ | 8/12/13 | Allan Hall
    full title............'Oprah's a liar': Sales assistant in Swiss racist handbag row denies telling TV host that she could not view item because she couldn't afford itThe saleslady went on: 'This is not true. This is absurd. I would never say something like that to a customer. Really never. Good manners and politeness are the Alpha and the Omega in this business. 'I don't know why she is making these accusations. She is so powerful and I am just a shop girl. 'I didn't hurt anyone. I don't know why someone as great as her must cannibalize me on TV. 'If...
  • Reese Witherspoon Arrested 'You're About to Find Out Who I Am!'

    04/21/2013 6:24:42 PM PDT · by South40 · 139 replies ^ | 4/21/2013
    Reese Witherspoon pulled her celebrity card out while her husband was getting arrested for DUI, telling the officer who ended up busted her, "You're about to find out who I am."((snip)) "Do you know my name?" The officer answered by saying, "No, I don't need to know your name." Witherspoon then came back with, "You're about to find out who I am ... You are going to be on national news."
  • Democrats Tap Sen. John Kerry for Stadium Speech on Foreign Policy

    08/29/2012 10:11:51 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 36 replies
    Democrats Tap Sen. John Kerry for Stadium Speech on Foreign Policy Democrats will make President Obamas foreign policy achievements a major theme of the final night of their convention next Thursday at Bank of America Stadium, ABC News has learned. Today organizers announced that Sen. John Kerry chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a decorated combat vet will deliver a televised address in primetime that night, preceding Vice President Joe Biden and Obama. Kerry is expected to tout Obamas record on ending the war in Iraq, setting a timetable for Afghanistan, and stepping up the targeting of...
  • Tyler Perry Pulled Over, Says Racial Profiling

    04/06/2012 7:18:52 AM PDT · by And2TheRepublic · 71 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 5th, 2012 | Andrew Chow
    Tyler Perry's April 1 Facebook post about police pulling him over was no April Fool's joke: The highest-paid man in entertainment is accusing a pair of white Atlanta police officers of racial profiling. Four days later, Perry's post boasts more than 117,000 "likes," 21,000 comments, and 12,000 shares. Atlanta police have launched an internal investigation, E! News reports. Perry's predicament began when he admittedly made a left turn from a far-right lane -- a trick his security detail taught him, to make sure he wasn't being followed, Perry explained on Facebook. Two white Atlanta police officers pulled him over, but...
  • Skakel seeks sentence reduction for Conn. murder

    01/24/2012 11:38:29 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 20 replies
    yahoo news/AP ^ | 1/24/12 | Dave Collins
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel on Tuesday again insisted on his innocence in a 1975 killing, as he pleaded with a three-judge panel to reduce his prison sentence of 20 years to life. Skakel's lawyer, Hubert Santos, argued in Middletown Superior Court that the sentence Skakel received after his 2002 murder conviction in the beating death of Martha Moxley when the two were teen neighbors in wealthy Greenwich was excessive. Santos repeated his claim, which has been rejected by other state courts, that Skakel should have been tried in juvenile court, where the maximum sentence for a...
  • Kennedys have Dems abuzz (A Camelot comeback?)

    09/01/2011 12:39:47 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 15 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/1/11 | Joe Battenfeld
    Just when you thought the Kennedys were fading from Massachusetts politics, theres new speculation brewing about a Camelot comeback. This one involves Joe Kennedy maybe even two Joe Kennedys. The younger, Joe Kennedy III, 30-year-old son of the former congressman, is raising the most ruckus among Democrats with his pending move from the Cape and Islands District Attorneys Office to a spot in the Middlesex prosecutors office, a launching pad for a number of Bay State politicians. When a Kennedy moves to the most populous county in the state, close to the major media where there are more high-profile...
  • VIDEO: Educated Snob Berates Train Conductor for No Good Reason

    06/18/2011 5:39:07 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 97 replies
    Gawker ^ | June 16, 2011 | Brian Moylan
    Know what's worse than someone yelling on the train? Someone yelling on the train and making a complete ass of herself. Here is a self-identified "educated" woman yelling at a Metro-North train conductor who told her to pipe down. It's pretty incredible. According to the video's description, the woman was being loud and using profanity on the train. When the conductor told her to quiet down, she flew off the handle and started telling her, repeatedly, about how "educated" she is and how the conductor doesn't know "what schools I went to." (I'm betting she went to one of the...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Strauss-Kahn Told Maid 'Dont You Know Who I Am?' During Alleged Sex Attack

    05/23/2011 6:27:02 PM PDT · by for-q-clinton · 271 replies · 1+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 23 May 2011 | Jana Winter
    According to the maids account, as told to investigators and relayed to, the maid entered the room and was confronted by a naked Strauss-Kahn, who emerged from the bathroom and began grabbing the maids breasts while trying to pin her down on his bed. The maid is deeply religious, investigators said, and immediately put her hands over her eyes so she wouldnt see the naked Frenchman. He ran to her, began grabbing her breasts and pulling her down the hallway inside the luxury suite toward the bedroom. The maid said she tried a variety of tactics to get herself...
  • Us Peons Just Don't Get It: Great Men Have Big Needs (Mark Steyn Column)

    05/20/2011 4:15:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | May 20, 2011 | The great MARK STEYN
    Back when he was still the officially designated Next President of France and not an accused rapist, Dominique Strauss-Kahn was glimpsed at the annual IMF soccer tournament wearing a T-shirt emblazoned "YES, WE KAHN!" (Monsieur le directeur was not participating in the game: The field he likes to play requires more horizontal exertions, as even the deferential and protective French media have begun belatedly to acknowledge.) In consciously mimicking the slogan of another and very successful presidential candidate, the IMF boss and Socialist Party candidate improved upon it or, at any rate, made it more accurate. "Yes, We Can"?...
  • IMF chief under suicide watch at NYC jail

    05/17/2011 3:38:21 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 17, 2011 | DAVID B. CARUSO
    NEW YORK (AP) -- IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was placed under a suicide watch in jail as pressure mounted on him to resign Tuesday, while the hotel maid who accused him of attempted rape said through her lawyer that she had no idea who he was when she reported him to the police. Law enforcement officials emphasized that Strauss-Kahn had not tried to harm himself but that guards were keeping a close watch on him just in case.

    05/14/2011 9:03:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/14/2011 | Joe Weisenthal
    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the IMF, was arrested in New York on allegations that he forced or attempted to force a maid at the Sofitel hotel in Manhattan to perform oral sex on him. The New York Post was first to break the news that the IMF chief was hauled off an Air France flight two minutes before it was due to take off, and taken into custody by the NYPD. Here's its description of the events that transpired in the hotel: ------------------------ The trouble began around noon today, when a housekeeper entered Strauss-Kahns room at the Sofitel on...
  • Ex-Mass. Pike chief admits drunken driving

    11/30/2010 9:31:21 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 14 replies
    Salem News ^ | 11/30/10 | Salem News/ AP
    HAVERHILL The former head of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority admitted Tuesday that he was driving drunk when he crashed his SUV into two parked cars in August. Matthew Amorello was ordered to give up his driver's license for 45 days and to pay more than $500 in fines. Under his admission to "sufficient facts" to charges of operating under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident, Amorello did not plead guilty, but acknowledged that if the case went to trial, there would be sufficient evidence for a jury to convict. Judge Stephen Abany continued his case without...
  • Sen. Charles Schumer fumes after new voting system fails at his local polling place (Dem Rage!)

    09/14/2010 2:13:01 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 25 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 9/14/10 | CELESTE KATZ
    Apparently even Sen. Chuck Schumer isn't immune to the pitfalls of the new voting system. What the hElmo is going on with these voting machines? A party insider told me Schumer showed up at his polling place, P.S. 321 in Park Slope, Brooklyn, at 5:55 a.m. "They don't open the polling place until 6:10... They can't figure out how to open the machine and he is, like, screaming at the staff that he wants to vote," the insider said.
  • Abortion NOT social issue- If Bill or Hillary Clinton has most venereal disease is social issue!

    07/31/2010 9:03:38 PM PDT · by Golden Gate · 1 replies · 1+ views
    July 31, 2010 | Golden Gate
    Concerning Right to Life - As America kills its offspring in the womb, we hear about it being a "social issue". It is not a "social issue". It is the violation of an important founding principle. Now, if someone were to do a study of whether it was Bill or Hillary Clinton who had the most venereal disease (if any), THAT would be a "social issue"! Come on, Democrats, media, and others, - let's get it right!
  • FAA: Chelsea Clinton's wedding is a no-fly zone

    07/29/2010 11:37:23 AM PDT · by greatdefender · 36 replies · 2+ views
    AP-Yahoo! ^ | July 29, 2010
    RHINEBECK, N.Y. Chelsea Clinton's wedding along the Hudson River will be under a no-fly zone. The Federal Aviation Administration says local airspace will be restricted from 3 p.m. Saturday to 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, will wed investment banker Marc Mezvinsky on Saturday evening in Rhinebeck. That's about 90 miles north of New York City. FAA spokesman Jim Peters says Thursday that decisions to restrict air space are made in consultation with other federal agencies. He could not confirm whether the Secret Service requested this one....
  • Rep. Barney Frank Causes Scene Demanding Discount (Frank Ferry Fare Fandango Fuss)

    07/27/2010 11:56:36 AM PDT · by lbryce · 111 replies · 7+ views
    New York Post ^ | July 27, 2010 | Staff
    <p>Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank caused a scene when he demanded a $1 senior discount on his ferry fare to Fire Island's popular gay haunt, The Pines, last Friday.</p> <p>Frank was turned down by ticket clerks at the dock in Sayville because he didn't have the required Suffolk County Senior Citizens ID. A witness reports, "Frank made such a drama over the senior rate that I contemplated offering him the dollar to cool down the situation." Frank made news last year when he was spotted looking uncomfortable around a bevy of topless, well-built men at the Pines Annual Ascension Beach Party.</p>
  • Bob Etheridge Altercation With "Student" Caught on Tape, Goes Viral (Outrage! MSM Attacks Victims)

    06/14/2010 10:14:03 AM PDT · by jessduntno · 169 replies · 3,431+ views
    See BS ^ | Just Now
    Democratic Rep. Bob Ethridge of North Carolina lost his cool on camera in a video that is making the rounds of the conservative blogosphere today. Ethridge was walking down the street when he was approached by a pair of camera-wielding questioners. As one asks if Ethridge "fully supports the Obama agenda," a visibly agitated Ethridge asks, "Who are you?" He repeats the question and appears to slam the camera with his hand. In the edited video, which you can watch above, Ethridge is then shown holding the wrist of one of the questioners and repeatedly asking him to identify himself....
  • Cameron Backs Up on BP

    06/10/2010 11:31:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies · 484+ views
    politico ^ | 6/10/10 | PATRICK GAVIN
    Filmmaker James Cameron garnered some headlines recently when he called BP "morons" for their handling of the Gulf oil spill (Cameron was asked to offer advice on how to fix the problem). "Over the last few weeks I've watched as we all have with growing sort of horror and heartache watching what's happening in the Gulf and thinking, those morons don't know what they're doing," Cameron said last week. Now, Cameron is clarifying his remarks, telling CNN's Larry King that his words were "taken out of context."
  • Harvard profs busted for Weare teen party

    06/08/2010 8:08:30 AM PDT · by billorites · 73 replies · 118+ views
    Manchester Union Leader ^ | June 8, 2010 | MARK HAYWARD AND DAN O'BRIEN
    Two Massachusetts doctors, both who teach at Harvard Medical School, were arrested Sunday and charged with facilitating an underage drinking party in which 70 teenagers -- mostly new graduates of St. Paul's School in Concord -- were placed into police custody. Police said J. Wesley Boyd, 46, and Theonia Boyd, 49, were charged with facilitating an underage drinking party. Wesley Boyd said he hosted the graduation party Sunday for his daughter, Ariana, who had graduated from St. Paul's School hours earlier. But the Boyds stressed in two e-mails to guests that drinking and drugs would not be tolerated, he said....
  • Amy Bishop charged with 2002 assault at IHOP [UAH shooter]

    02/16/2010 5:12:39 PM PST · by Bodleian_Girl · 178 replies · 4,728+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 02/16/10 | Maria Cramer and Travis Andersen
    In , 2002, Bishop walked into an International House of Pancakes in Peabody with her family, asked for a booster seat for one of her children, and learned the last seat had gone to another mother. Bishop, according to a police report, strode over to the other woman, demanded the seat and launched into a profanity-laced rant. When the woman would not give the seat up, Bishop punched her in the head, all the while yelling "I am Dr. Amy Bishop." Bishop received probation and prosecutors recommended that she be sent to anger management classes, though it is unclear from...
  • Obama aunt girds for new bid to avoid deportation

    02/03/2010 1:49:09 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 25 replies · 631+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 3, 2010 | DENISE LAVOIE
    BOSTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's aunt, a Kenya native who once cared for his siblings, defied a deportation order in 2004 and became a political liability for her famous nephew, is preparing to make her case in federal Immigration Court that she be allowed to stay in the United States. Zeituni Onyango, 57, is expecting to make her second bid for political asylum Thursday before an immigration judge in Boston and could potentially argue that her relationship to the president would make her a political target in Kenya's unstable political climate. "She wants to stay in this country so...
  • SWAT Team Surrounds (civllian)'s home looking for Ninja Pizza Bandit

    01/14/2010 10:57:02 AM PST · by JSDude1 · 63 replies · 3,552+ views
    Daily Paul/ Fox 13 Now ^ | Jan 14, 2010 | sempiternal Today my home was surrounded by Police, FBI, SWAT teams armed with machine guns and even a sniper that set up position in front of the house (not a good sniper since I spotted him right away). They insisted there was a pizza bandit hiding in my home. This is no joke. Here's a Digg for a news article on this ridiculous abuse of authority and waste of money. Please Digg! Digg! Pizza Bandit Eludes SWAT Team They arrived pounding on the doors and windows, so I was already upset to begin with, but then when I answered the...
  • Kerry slams Cheney's 'hysteria'

    01/06/2010 11:44:45 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 44 replies · 1,240+ views
    Kerry slams Cheney's 'hysteria' By Eric Zimmermann - 01/06/10 01:47 PM ET Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) is taking up the Democrats' cry against the GOP for "politicizing" the Christmas Day attack. From a statement Kerry issued this afternoon: Unfortunately, too many Republicans have treated this episode as a political opportunity. Led by former Vice President Dick Cheney, they have resorted to partisan denunciations that serve no legitimate purpose and have no place in the nations vital debate over how to fight terrorism. The hysteria of Mr. Cheney and some of his fellow Republicans is sadly reminiscent of the days when...
  • John Kerry Warns News Corp Against Fox Blackout

    12/31/2009 1:58:22 PM PST · by Snickering Hound · 67 replies · 2,842+ views
    DSL reports ^ | 12-31-09 | Karl Bode
    Phone, cable and broadcast companies can get away with a lot in DC, but they best not stand between a man and his football games. As we noted yesterday, Time Warner Cable and News Corporation are engaged in a retransmission fee fight that could wind up with Fox programming being pulled from Time Warner Cable's channel lineup. This apparently displeases football fan and U.S. Senator John Kerry, who sent a letter to News Corp. warning them that Uncle Sam would step in if Fox programming is disrupted later on today
  • Just plane rude: Sen. Charles Schumer refers to female flight attendant as the b-word

    12/16/2009 11:46:10 AM PST · by Nachum · 64 replies · 2,021+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/16/09 | Michael Mcauliff
    New York's famously garrulous senior senator, Chuck Schumer, got busted Wednesday for calling a female flight attendant the B-word aboard a US Airways flight from New York to Washington on Sunday. Schumer was sitting next to protege Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, gabbing away on his phone, when a flight attendant told him to shut it down. Schumer turned off his phone, and then argued with the attendant that he was allowed to talk while the cabin door is open. He lost.
  • John Kerry's Daughter Won't Be Prosecuted for DUI (due to 'insufficient evidence')

    11/23/2009 1:17:01 PM PST · by Zakeet · 118 replies · 4,484+ views
    People ^ | November 23, 2009 | Ken Lee
    Alexandra Kerry is off the hook in her DUI case and won't face any criminal charges, Los Angeles prosecutors said Monday. "We reviewed the arrest report and have declined to file criminal charges due to insufficient evidence," says L.A. City Attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan. The daughter of Sen. John Kerry was pulled over in Hollywood on Nov. 19 for an expired registration, her father's spokesperson said.
  • John Kerrys daughter arrested for DUI

    11/19/2009 8:12:59 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 106 replies · 4,270+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 11/19/09 | Renee Nadeau
    One of Sen. John Kerrys daughters was arrested early this morning for driving under the influence, Los Angeles police confirmed. Alexandra Forbes Kerry was pulled over in Hollywood for a traffic violation and was arrested for DUI at 12:40 a.m., Officer Sara Faden said. Kerry posted $5,000 bail at 5:20 a.m. Faden would not confirm Kerrys blood alcohol level or what substance the senators daughter was under the influence of. Developing...
  • Man who held knife at side guilty of threatening liquor cops (plainclothes "cops" jackbootery)

    11/16/2009 10:22:18 AM PST · by ellery · 37 replies · 1,814+ views
    Seacoast Online ^ | November 12, 2009 | Elizabeth Dinan
    PORTSMOUTH A Kensington man was found guilty of criminal threatening for holding an open pocket knife at his side while asking two people who were walking behind him at midnight, "Why are you following me?" The pair walking behind Dustin Almon, 28, of 27 Wild Rose Lane, were state Liquor Enforcement cops, both in plain clothes without any indicators that they were members of law enforcement, according to testimony during a Thursday Portsmouth District Court trial. Both were also carrying concealed handguns and Tasers, they testified. One of them, Officer Anthony Cattabriga, said he was walking behind Almon on...
  • Halloween (eye) candy for Sen. John Kerry

    11/03/2009 1:39:15 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies · 3,711+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | November 3, 2009 | Gayle Fee & Laura Raposa
    You would think by now, Sen. John Kerry would have learned to avoid co-eds packing Instamatics! But nooooo. Our senior senator was captured in yet another embarrassing Kodak moment with a couple of Emerson College students, who popped by his posh Louisburg Square digs to trick or treat on Halloween night.
  • Insulted in Restroom, Texas Judge Jails Court Attendee, 69, for Contempt

    09/08/2009 11:00:48 AM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 84 replies · 4,147+ views
    ABA Journal ^ | September 8, 2009 | Martha Neil
    Insulted in Restroom, Texas Judge Jails Court Attendee, 69, for Contempt Posted 1 hour, 15 minutes ago By Martha Neil Angry about a Texas judge's ruling in a custody matter involving his granddaughter, Don Bandelman followed the jurist into a public restroom at the Caldwell County courthouse. Then the 69-year-old called District Judge Jack Robison a fool, reports the American-Statesman. Bandelman says the judge told him to leave, and he did. But then Robison had his bailiffs arrest Bandelman on the courthouse outside the sidewalk and, without any hearing, sentenced him to a 30-day jail term for contempt, the article...
  • CA Dem to Interviewer: Get the F**k Out of Here or Ill Throw You Out the Window

    09/03/2009 8:47:00 AM PDT · by Sammy67 · 169 replies · 7,983+ views ^ | 9/3/09 | Jan Helfeld
    Michelle Malkin: Independent TV documentarian Jan Helfeld asks California Democrat Rep. Pete Stark about the national debt and the economy. Stark tells him repeatedly to shut up,
  • VIDEO: Clinton Snaps At Student: "My Husband Is Not Secretary Of State, I Am"

    08/10/2009 6:16:13 PM PDT · by ianschwartz · 59 replies · 2,002+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | August 10, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    ABC News' Kirit Radia reports: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lost her cool Monday after a Congolese student, speaking through a translator, asked her what "Mr. Clinton" thought about a Chinese trade deal with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. "You want me to tell you what my husband thinks?" Clinton replied, clearly irked by the thought of being her husband Bill's spokeswoman.
  • Hillary Clinton Lets Her Temper Show in the Congo - Video 8/10/09

    08/10/2009 5:20:11 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 33 replies · 1,749+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 10, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today in the Congo letting her placid facade down for a moment and showing the Hillary we always knew was there. She thought she was being asked what her husband would think about an International Financial matter, but it turns out the translator was actually asking what President Obama thought. Pity the poor translator. Hillary flashed with anger and said, "You want to know what my husband thinks? My husband is not the Secretary of State." . . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Police Note In Speeding Ticket From 25 Years Ago That Henry Louis Gates Had "Poor Attitude"

    07/30/2009 9:10:19 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 13 replies · 805+ views
    Hot AirPundit ^ | July 30, 2009 | Hot AirPundit
    Actual photo of police report from 1984 'Think we may have a pattern here? CRANSTON, R.I. -- "Attitude poor" was the note that a Rhode Island state trooper included in a 1984 speeding ticket issued to then Yale professor Henry Louis Gates. Records do lack a description of the words exchanged during the stop. The decades-old incident occurred on I-95 in Richmond, a town south of Providence. Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal Magistrate William Guglietta said it is not unusual. "We get these all the time," said Guglietta. Gates contacted the Rhode Island Traffic Court in 2002, asking to settle the...
  • Gates was "uncooperative" and displayed a "bad attitude" before

    07/30/2009 3:13:05 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 44 replies · 2,050+ views
    July 30, 2009 | unknown
    WSVN ch.7 in South Florida has just reported that a Rhode Island TV station is reporting that Prof. Henry Louis Gates received a speeding ticket in 1984 outside of Richmond and the notation on the ticket was "uncooperative" and displayed a "bad attitude." This is the power of the Inter Net!
  • SDPD officer found not guilty in road-rage case

    06/23/2009 7:31:35 AM PDT · by freedomwarrior998 · 35 replies · 1,860+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 06-22-2009 | J. Harry Jones
    San Diego police Officer Frank White was found not guilty yesterday of criminal charges resulting from the shooting and wounding of a mother and her young son during a road-rage incident last year. A Vista Superior Court jury acquitted White, 29, of a felony count of grossly negligent discharge of a firearm and a misdemeanor count of exhibiting a firearm. White showed little emotion as the verdicts were read about 4 p.m., but after the jury left the courtroom, he bear-hugged his attorney, Rick Pinckard, then his wife, Jacquellyn.
  • Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton punched (manager of the Black Eyed Peas popped him one)

    06/22/2009 9:12:44 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 47 replies · 2,022+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/22/09 | Rob Gillies - ap
    TORONTO Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton says he got a black eye from the manager of the Black Eyed Peas. Hilton says he got into argument with Fergie and of the Black Eyed Peas at a Toronto nightclub early Monday morning and was punched outside the club by Polo Molina, the band's manager. Toronto Police Constable Tony Vella says Molina turned himself in and has been charged with assault
  • Simon Cowell Tells Leno: Too Busy to Dine w/ Obama & Blasts Obama by Saying Washington Getting...

    03/24/2009 9:39:00 AM PDT · by wrrock · 28 replies · 3,957+ views
    BAFM ^ | 03/24/2009 | BAFM
    Video Here: Simon Cowell Tells Jay Leno He Turned Down Obamas Invitation to Have Dinner in LA Says Washington Finally Getting Smarter for Criticizing Obama the Simon Cowell Way
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    03/11/2009 12:05:58 PM PDT · by steve-b · 23 replies · 1,168+ views
    Roll Call ^ | 3/11/09 | Emily Heil and Elizabeth Brotherton
    Among Members of Congress, there's a long-standing, proud tradition of the Airport Freakout. Add to the list of those who've indulged in meltdowns and temper tantrums while traveling one Sen. David Vitter, who on Thursday joined what we've dubbed the "Mile-Low Club" by going ballistic on an airline worker after missing a flight from Washington's Dulles airport to New Orleans. According to an HOH tipster who witnessed the scene, the Louisiana Republican arrived Thursday evening at his United Airlines gate 20 minutes before the plane was scheduled to depart, only to find the gate had already been closed. Undeterred, Vitter...
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    11/22/2008 5:14:03 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 82 replies · 4,711+ views
    One Democratic operative suggests keeping track of Barack Obamas cabinet selections with a March Madness-type tournament chart. While no official announcements have been made, a controlled series of leaks have given a good sense of who's still in contention, and which big names have been bounced from the bracket. The new administration still has some major posts to fill, including heads for the departments of Defense, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, Labor, and Energy, not to mention the Environmental Protection Agency. But a number of the biggest prizes seem to have already been won, and a handful of serious contenders...
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    11/14/2008 11:36:50 AM PST · by BGHater · 8 replies · 758+ views
    ABA Journal ^ | 13 Nov 2008 | Debra Cassens Weiss
    Dozens of federal air marshals charged with protecting the public from airplane terrorists have themselves been accused of criminal wrongdoing, including 18 who were charged with felonies. The tally comes from an investigation by the investigative journalism group ProPublica. Its story says marshals have been accused of aiding a human trafficking ring, smuggling drugs and money, trying to hire a hitman and trying to smuggle explosives from Afghanistan. "Since 9/11, air marshals have taken bribes, committed bank fraud, hired an escort while on layover and doctored hotel receipts to pad expenses, records show, the story reports. They have also used...