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  • Washington State Rep. Jim Dunn says he's victim of discrimination...

    11/29/2007 8:09:24 AM PST · by Bean Counter · 5 replies · 154+ views
    The Columbian ^ | November 29, 2007 | JEFFREY MIZE
    AMERICA'S VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON An attorney representing embattled state Rep. Jim Dunn says House Republican leaders discriminated against his client by seeking to strip him of his committee assignments. Dunn, R-Vancouver, was booted off his three legislative committees after he made offensive comments to a female staff member last month in a Kennewick hotel bar. *SNIP* "I just want the truth out," Dunn said. "I still think I have the right to be a person, to be stupid." **SCHNIPP** Another quote came immediately to mind this morning when I read this in my morning paper... "Private Pyle, I think we finally...
  • Former Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn dies

    09/05/2007 9:33:21 AM PDT · by Ramius · 67 replies · 3,716+ views
    NWCN ^ | 8/5/07 | NWCN
    Former Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn dies 09:28 AM PDT on Wednesday, September 5, 2007 KING5.com staff Jennifer Dunn SEATTLE - Former Washington State Congresswoman Jennifer Dunn has died, her family announced Wednesday. Dunn, 66, collapsed from a pulmonary embolism in her Alexandria, VA apartment and never regained consciousness, her son, King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn, said in a press release. She passed peacefully surrounded by family. Dunn, member of the House of Representaives from 1993 to 2005, representing Washington's 8th Congressional District. On her retirement in 2005, President Bush said "She is a superb legislator and a strong leader who has...
  • Former HP Chair Dunn Indicted

    10/05/2006 8:36:00 AM PDT · by antiRepublicrat · 15 replies · 536+ views
    BusinessWeek Online ^ | OCTOBER 5, 2006 | Lorraine Woellert
    The California AG has charged Dunn with four felony counts, but her lawyer claims they've got the wrong person for the wrong reason California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has charged former Hewlett-Packard () Chairwoman Patricia Dunn and others involved in the company's spying scandal with four felony counts, including wire fraud and conspiracy. "One of our state's most venerable corporate institutions lost its way," said Lockyer at a press conference on Oct. 4 announcing the charges in the month-old scandal. The indictments give Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd and the company reason to breathe easier, even as they await word...
  • HP ex-chairwoman, lawyer indicted

    10/04/2006 9:56:35 PM PDT · by familyop · 3 replies · 497+ views
    SAN FRANCISCO - California’s attorney general announced indictments Wednesday against Hewlett-Packard’s ousted chairwoman Patricia Dunn and former ethics lawyer Kevin Hunsaker for their roles in a snowballing boardroom espionage scandal. “In this misguided effort, people inside and outside HP violated privacy rights and broke state law. Those who cross the legal line must be held accountable,” Attorney General Bill Lockyer told reporters. Three private detectives involved in the US computer equipment giant’s alleged spying operations were also indicted, Lockyer said. Dunn and Hunsaker were indicted along with Ronald DeLia, Matthew Depante and Bryan Wagner, Lockyer said at a press conference...
  • Hewlett-Packard’s Pretexting Scandal: Testimony to Congress and link to webcast

    09/27/2006 2:25:15 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 6 replies · 362+ views
    From the House Committee on Energy and Commerce website - Schedule - Hewlett-Packard’s Pretexting Scandal Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Thursday, September 28, 2006 2123 Rayburn House Office Building 10:00 AM ET Webcast available Available now in PDF format - Testimony of Patricia C. Dunn Testimony of Mark Hurd
  • (Vanity) The HP Way and the NSA; or, Little Sister is Watching You

    09/24/2006 11:22:30 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 6 replies · 1,031+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 09-24-2006 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. Over the course of the past couple of weeks, a large scandal has broken concerning the efforts of unscrupulous, highly-placed individuals to gain access to the private phone records and conversations of dissenters. The rights of these dissenters are guaranteed by law. Does this sound familiar? Are you thinking of the words “NSA interecpt / wiretap program?” If you are, then we are not connecting here. I am speaking of the recent controversy regarding some of the corporate executives at Hewlett-Packard, and their attempts to unearth the source of leaks of corporate secrets (or...
  • Patricia Dunn "resigns" from Hewlett-Packard after spying scandal

    09/22/2006 1:26:50 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 46 replies · 1,476+ views
    CNBC - Live broadcast | September 22, 2006
    Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd announces he has accepted the resignation of former chairwoman Patricia Dunn from the board of directors as a result of the H-P leak investigation and spying scandal. MORE...
  • Brosnahan: Don't Blame HP Chair, She's Not a Lawyer (Dunn hires Taliban John's lawyer)

    09/22/2006 1:11:55 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 4 replies · 528+ views
    law.com (excerpt) ^ | September 22, 2006 | Justin Scheck
    Excerpt - Don't blame Hewlett-Packard Chairman Patricia Dunn, her new lawyer said Wednesday, for the convulsions the company's board have suffered in the wake of its troubled investigation of boardroom leaks. "She's neither a lawyer nor is she an investigator," said James Brosnahan, the Morrison & Foerster litigator whom Dunn hired this week. "And she's not the kind of person, frankly, who would advise people to do something illegal." Dunn has come under scrutiny for her role in directing the troubled probe -- The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that she closely supervised it -- and she's the latest figure...
  • Reports: HP investigation extended beyond phone records

    09/18/2006 2:40:42 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 511+ views
    ap on Riverside Press Enterprise ^ | 9/18/06 | Michelle Liedtke - ap
    SAN FRANCISCO Extending beyond the skullduggery that pried loose people's private phone records, Hewlett-Packard Co. investigators hunting for a boardroom leak shadowed the company's directors and tried to install snooping software on at least one reporter's computer, according to published reports. While the additional surveillance reported by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal may provoke more indignation about HP's probe, the tactics aren't likely to shift the focus of the inquiries into whether the company and its investigators broke any laws in their quest to identify the boardroom leaker. Authorities and politicians remain primarily concerned about the...
  • Official: Charges possible in HP scandal

    09/13/2006 10:48:40 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 3 replies · 522+ views
    yahoo ^ | 13 september 2006 | JORDAN ROBERTSON
    SAN JOSE, Calif. - California's attorney general could file criminal charges within a week in the boardroom spying scandal at Hewlett-Packard Co., a spokesman said Wednesday, and experts say the company's top brass and third-party detectives are all possible targets. Also on Wednesday, the company disclosed that the scope of the investigation into media leaks was wider than it initially reported. In a message Tuesday to HP's 150,000 employees, embattled Chairwoman Patricia Dunn acknowledged the investigation extended beyond board members and included two HP employees and "a number of individuals outside the company including journalists.""I extend my sincere apologies to...
  • 'Pretexting' is common in business world

    09/13/2006 10:45:48 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 4 replies · 580+ views
    yahoo ^ | Sep 13, 2006 | PETER SVENSSON
    NEW YORK - Although the boardroom scandal at Hewlett-Packard Co. made the practice more widely known, buying phone records or other personal information obtained by "pretext" calls appears to have been common in parts of the business world. In a letter to the House Energy and Commerce committee, which was investigating the issue this year, data broker PDJ Investigative Services described its customers as "law offices, repossession companies, financial institutions, collection agencies, bail enforcement agencies, law enforcement agencies and various private investigation and research companies.""Those businesses have a common need. That need is to be able to locate individuals, who...
  • HP's Dunn stepping down in January

    09/12/2006 7:24:39 AM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies · 506+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/12/6 | Benjamin Pimentel
    07:11 PDT -- Embattled Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn will give up her post in January, and will be replaced by CEO Mark Hurd, the company said this morning. The announcement follows two days of board meetings as HP reeled from a corporate spying scandal that has rocked Silicon Valley. Dunn will remain as director. Another director, Richard Hackborn, who has served on the HP board since 1992, was named lead independent director effective January. Dunn continued to defended her decision to investigation the leaks of confidential board deliberations to the media. But she apologized for the use of false identities...
  • HP's Board Split Over Dunn

    09/11/2006 9:24:05 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 13 replies · 633+ views
    BusinessWeek (excerpt) ^ | September 11, 2006 | Peter Burrows
    Excerpts - With Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn's status in jeopardy for seeking phone records, possibly illegally, in search of leaks, the HP board is in an uproar ~ snip ~ On one side are Dunn and two staunch supporters: Verizon (VZ) Vice-Chairman Lawrence Babbio and former Medtronic (MDT) Chief Financial Officer Rob Ryan. Dunn and her supporters are focused on the need for rock-solid business processes and clear adherence to good governance policies—whether for financial reporting or complying with regulations such as Sarbanes Oxley. "I personally believe Patricia Dunn worked her butt off in the interest of HP," says one...
  • SILI-CON VALLEY: H-P PROBED FOR SPYING ON REPORTERS (exec spied on journos, company directors)

    09/08/2006 8:00:10 AM PDT · by Liz · 23 replies · 740+ views
    NY POST ^ | September 8, 2006 | PAUL THARP
    In an secret attack on reporters in an attempt to find their sources, Hewlett-Packard's private eyes tapped into personal telephone records of journalists who had exposed the company's boardroom bickering and business weak spots..... the Hewlett-Packard officer who hired the private eyes - Chairwoman Patricia Dunn - was herself a former journalist whose rising paranoia over leaks to the media about her company's woes became an obsession that has dragged H-P into a far-reaching criminal probe. California Attorney General Bill Lockyer yesterday said laws were broken in the spying scandal and that charges are likely to be bought.......main target of...
  • Emergency Saturday Board Meeting at HP. Dvorak Prediction: Dunn is Done.

    09/08/2006 1:29:07 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 35 replies · 1,069+ views
    Dvorak Uncensored ^ | September 8, 2006 | John C. Dvorak
    Excerpt - Newsweek is reporting that HP has called an emergency board meeting. [Link] Read the reports on this fiasco whereby Chairwoman Patricia “Patty” Dunn is at the center of a spy case whereby reporters phone records were illegally obtained resulting in all sorts of legal and SEC violations and the sudden resignation of Tom Perkins as well as other issues. There is no way — after a corporate witch hunt that results in spying that targets a New York Times reporter, Fortune Magazine reporter, CNET reporters and others — that this woman stays in office. ~ snip ~
  • Intrigue in High Places (HP chairwoman spied on board of directors home phone records)

    09/05/2006 5:02:04 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 32 replies · 1,105+ views
    Newsweek (excerpt) ^ | September 5, 2006 | David A. Kaplan
    Excerpt - ... According to an internal HP e-mail, [Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia] Dunn then took the extraordinary step of authorizing a team of independent electronic-security experts to spy on the January 2006 communications of the other 10 directors-not the records of calls (or e-mails) from HP itself, but the records of phone calls made from personal accounts. That meant calls from the directors’ home and their private cell phones. ...
  • Tancredo to endorse Tipton(scratching head quote by local Pubbie chairwoman)

    08/10/2006 5:56:51 PM PDT · by Dane · 3 replies · 305+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | August 10, 2006 | Ellen
    Tancredo to endorse Tipton By Ellen Miller, Special to the News August 10, 2006 GRAND JUNCTION — U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo., is coming to the Western Slope today to endorse 3rd Congressional District GOP candidate Scott Tipton, who is calling for tough measures against illegal immigrants. Tancredo has made himself a national figure on the issue, and Tipton is highlighting it as a centerpiece of his underdog campaign against Rep. John Salazar, D-Colo. Tancredo has appearances scheduled in Grand Junction and Montrose. Lois Dunn, Mesa County Republican chairwoman, said illegal immigration is ``a huge issue, probably the biggest.'' She...
  • CA Field Poll: Lt Gov, Controller, Treasurer, Attorney General, Sec of State

    06/03/2006 9:11:52 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 5 replies · 435+ views
    Field Poll ^ | 3 June 2006
    Field Poll link Lt. Governor (Democratic): In the contested Democratic primary for Lt. Governor, State Senator Jackie Speier has pulled ahead of State Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi and State Senator Liz Figueroa. The current poll finds Speier the choice of 30% of likely Democratic primary voters, with Garamendi at 25% and Figueroa far behind at 8%. More than one in three voters (37%) are undecided. The current findings are a reversal of voter preferences from April when Garamendi held the lead over Speier. • Attorney General (Democratic): Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown continues to hold a comfortable lead over Los Angeles...
  • California Controller race draws a crowd

    05/08/2006 1:17:55 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 13 replies · 464+ views
    San Luis Obispo Tribune ^ | 8 May 2006 | Bob Cuddy
    Controller race draws a crowd They’re all competing for the key job described by one as ‘the CFO for the sixth-largest economy in the world’ By Bob Cuddy The four candidates running for state controller. What a controller does (PDF) Ask the average Californian what the state controller does, and you’ll likely hear, "What’s that?" says state Sen. Joe Dunn, who wants the job. But Dunn and his opponents know better. "You’re the CFO for the sixth-largest economy in the world," says John Chiang, also a candidate for state controller on the June 6 ballot. Chiang and Dunn are opposing...
  • Democrat drops out of race to face Hayes in N.C.'s 8th District

    03/21/2006 9:09:26 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 20 replies · 656+ views
    The Charlotte Observer ^ | 3/21/06 | TIM WHITMIRE
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - In a surprise turn to a race in which Democrats hoped to retake a pivotal U.S. House seat from Republicans, Fayetteville lawyer and U.S. military veteran Tim Dunn said Tuesday he was dropping out of the campaign for the Democratic primary. Dunn, whose fundraising lagged in year-end reports filed with the Federal Elections Commission, said he was exiting because the campaign endangered his ability to meet his financial obligations to his family. "The stakes are too high to not be able to devote every bit of my being into winning this race," Dunn said in a statement....
  • Potential GOP Pickup In Washington State?

    03/23/2005 8:44:57 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 2 replies · 220+ views
    The Hedgehog Report ^ | 3/23/05 | David Wissing
    If the Republicans could somehow convince Dino Rossi to throw his hat into the Washington State Senate race, it may help give the Republicans an unexpected, but welcome, pickup opportunity in 2006. Here are the head-to-head results from the latest poll from Strategic Vision WASHINGTON SENATE Dino Rossi 49% Senator Maria Cantwell 40%Cantwell 49% Jennifer Dunn 39% Cantwell 50% George Nethercutt 40% Cantwell 52% Chris Vance 37% This poll was done March 19-21 of 800 registered voters.
  • What Did Hate-Crime Hoaxer Dunn Cost the Colleges?

    09/18/2004 12:30:31 AM PDT · by Stoat · 13 replies · 993+ views
    The Claremont Institute ^ | September 17, 2004 | Ken Masugi
    What Did Hate-Crime Hoaxer Dunn Cost the Colleges?  That's the big question the judge asked at her sentencing, which was postponed to December 15, following a psychiatric evaluation of the hate-crimes hoaxer. Calling Claremont McKenna College professor Dunn a "bald-faced liar," Judge Horan stated: '"Ms. Dunn doesn't have to stand up and say she did it," Judge Charles Horan said during Friday's hearing. "But it sure would help the court in deciding whether prison time is appropriate."' According to a reliable source, an alumnus of the Colleges who attended the hearing: 'The judge was disappointed--his word--that there was no one...
  • Dunn sentenced to one year for hate crime hoax (trashed her own car, remember?)

    12/16/2004 11:21:56 AM PST · by Smogger · 14 replies · 1,199+ views
    The Daily Bulletin ^ | 12/16/2004 | ROD LEVEQUE, STAFF WRITER
    POMONA - A former visiting Claremont McKenna psychology professor was sentenced to a year in state prison on Wednesday for falsely reporting that her car was damaged in a campus hate crime. A father's plea for mercy and a river of tears didn't win any leniency for Kerri Francis Dunn, who launched the community into tumult in March when she claimed her Honda was sprayed with racial and anti-Semitic slurs while she spoke at an anti-hate forum. Police later concluded she vandalized the car herself. "What she did was at least temporarily terrorize the minority students on campus and make...
  • Judge Says Leftist Professor 'Terrorized' Minorities

    12/16/2004 7:49:20 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 5 replies · 850+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Dec 16, 2004 | Limbacher
    Juicy new details about that intolerant California professor who got a year in prison for faking a "hate crime" against herself: The judge denounced her for "terrorizing" minority students. Pomona Superior Court Judge Charles Horan further slapped down psychology professor Kerri Dunn because she "turned the rest of the students into suspects, adding that her actions could have sparked major racial violence," NBC Channel 4 reported in Los Angeles. "He likened her actions to calling in a fake bomb threat, saying it had the effect of terrorizing people." Deputy District Attorney Martin Bean agreed. "From what I saw in the...
  • Former Claremont professor who faked vandalism gets year in jail (phony "hate crime")

    12/15/2004 2:01:29 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 39 replies · 2,897+ views
    A former Claremont McKenna College psychology professor convicted of falsely reporting her car was vandalized and spray-painted with racist and anti-Semitic slurs was sentenced Wednesday to a year in state prison. Kerri Dunn, 40, of Redlands, was convicted Aug. 18 of one misdemeanor count of filing a false police report and two felony counts of attempted insurance fraud stemming from the March 9 incident. She had faced anywhere from probation to three years in prison. She had claimed her car was targeted in what at first appeared to be a hate crime while she was speaking at a campus forum...
  • DFU SONG: Christmas 2004 - Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (Kerri Dunn is going to jail)

    12/15/2004 5:56:57 PM PST · by doug from upland · 3 replies · 705+ views
    12-2004 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    THE CHRISTMAS SONG JINGLE BELL ROCK IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER LET IT SNOW UP ON THE HOUSETOP GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER I'M GETTIN' NOTHIN' FOR CHRISTMAS I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS WHITE CHRISTMAS =================================================================================== MIDI - SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN You'd better watch out...you'd better not lie Spray paint your car...I'm telling you why Kerri Dunn is going to jail Reporting a crime...and calling it hate May make yourself a ward of the state Kerri Dunn is going to...
  • Professor Gets Year in Prison for Fake 'Hate Crime'

    12/15/2004 12:55:45 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 118 replies · 3,878+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Dec 15, 2004 | Limbacher
    Remember that left-wing egghead at Claremont McKenna College who vandalized her own car and then cried "hate crime"? Today she got sentenced to a year in the slammer. Kerri Dunn, who is, naturally, a professor of psychology, falsely claimed that her Honda was spray-painted with racist and anti-Semitic slurs. She had faced up to three years in a California prison for filing a false police report and two felony counts of attempted insurance fraud. Get this: Miss Dunn staged the criminal hoax and launched a headline-grabbing spree of "hate crime" hysteria (as opposed to all those "love crimes" being committed...
  • Dunn jailed for psych review (Hate crime fraud)

    09/18/2004 3:21:00 PM PDT · by Bullish · 43 replies · 1,247+ views
    The Daily Bulletin ^ | 9-18-04 | ROD LEVEQUE
    Dunn jailed for psych review By ROD LEVEQUE, STAFF WRITER POMONA - A judge sent a former Claremont McKenna professor to state prison on Friday for 90 days psychological testing after the judge called her a "bald-faced liar" for continuing to deny she vandalized her own car and reported it as a hate crime. Kerri Francis Dunn was not sentenced as scheduled in Pomona Superior Court. Rather, Judge Charles Horan temporarily remanded her into custody and said he would use reports from prison examiners to help him decide whether to sentence the Redlands woman to probation or additional time behind...
  • Claremont Professor to Undergo Testing in Staged Hate Crime

    09/18/2004 8:23:12 AM PDT · by citruscanker · 11 replies · 689+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 9/18/2004 | Staff
    POMONA, Calif. (AP) - A college professor convicted of staging a hate crime by spray-painting her own car with racist slurs was ordered to undergo 90 days of psychological testing at a state prison.
  • Statement by Bush-Cheney ’04 Washington Campaign Chair U.S. Representative Jennifer Dunn

    08/29/2004 3:38:25 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 16 replies · 593+ views
    George W. Bush ^ | August 29, 2004
    SEATTLE, WA – U.S. Representative Jennifer Dunn issued the following statement regarding John Kerry’s visit to Washington: "John Kerry continued campaigning on his platform of pessimism and gloom yesterday ironically talking down the economy in a state that created one third of the nation’s jobs last month. After 11 straight months of job creation totaling more than 1.5 million, our nation’s economy is surging forward and the chilling policies of John Kerry will prevent further progress. Before he criticizes our rebounding economy he should explain how his multiple votes for tax increases on the middle class will keep our economy...
  • Jury convicts Claremont professor in staged hate crime case

    08/18/2004 6:11:37 PM PDT · by MikalM · 61 replies · 2,346+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/18/04 | Associated Press
    A Claremont McKenna College psychology professor was convicted Wednesday of falsely reporting her car was vandalized and spray-painted with racist and anti-Semitic slurs while she was speaking at a campus forum on racial tolerance. Kerri Dunn, 39, of Redlands was convicted of one misdemeanor count of filing a false police report and two felony counts of attempted insurance fraud. She faces up to 31/2 years in prison when she is sentenced Sept. 17. Her attorney, Gary S. Lincenberg, issued a statement saying Dunn would appeal the attempted insurance fraud convictions.
  • (fake hate crime prof Kerri Dunn) Professor's past in play at fraud trial

    08/13/2004 8:21:31 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 30 replies · 1,207+ views
    Daily Bulletin ^ | 8-13-04 | Leveque
    Professor's past in play at fraud trialBy ROD LEVEQUESTAFF WRITERPOMONA - Kerri Dunn's past could come back to haunt her if she chooses to take the witness stand in a trial set to begin today. Dunn, the college professor accused of vandalizing her own car and falsely reporting it as a hate crime, may be confronted during her trial with a 4-year-old allegation that she once faked injuries to herself and then blamed them on police during a shoplifting arrest in Nebraska, a judge ruled Thursday. Prosecutors may also try to impeach her testimony by questioning her about a shoplifting...
  • Trial opens for professor accused of fraud (Kerri Dunn and the case of the fake hate crime)

    08/14/2004 10:51:14 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 39 replies · 1,123+ views
    San Bernardino County Sun ^ | 13 August 2004 | Mira Katz
    Trial opens for professor accused of fraud By MIRA KATZ, Staff Writer POMONA - A man with a tool box and not Kerri Dunn may have been the culprit who vandalized the former Claremont McKenna College psychology professor's car. Dunn's attorney said in opening statements Friday that Dunn of Redlands did not spray-paint hateful slurs on her Honda Civic and slash its tires, and during her trial he plans to call the college's electrician as a witness. The electrician will tell the jury a man with a tool box was crouched by her car the night of the incident that...
  • Psychology professor pleads not guilty: LIBERAL CRAZY COMMITS HATE CRIME ON SELF

    06/16/2004 8:37:01 AM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 16 replies · 260+ views
    Daily Journal ^ | Wednesday June 16, 2004 | The Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES — A visiting Claremont McKenna College professor who claimed someone vandalized her car with racist and anti-Semitic slurs pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of filing a false police report and insurance fraud. Kerri Francis Dunn, 39, of Redlands, appeared in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Pomona and entered a not guilty plea to two felony counts of insurance fraud and a misdemeanor charge of filing a false police report. If convicted on all counts, Dunn faces a sentence ranging from probation to six years in prison, said Martin Bean, the deputy district attorney assigned to the...
  • Claremont Professor's Past Is a New Puzzle

    04/06/2004 4:46:08 PM PDT · by jordan8 · 14 replies · 782+ views
    Yahoo-LA Times ^ | 4-5-04 | Nora Zamichow
    <p>Kerri Dunn taught criminal justice but she was a shoplifter. While earning a PhD in psychology, she was ordered into counseling for stealing.</p> <p>Dunn, 39, was a hero to many students at Claremont McKenna College, lifting her voice for the oppressed. Then she became the professor who may have betrayed them.</p>
  • From Dunn to Dohrn: Covering Up Terrorism at the Claremont Colleges

    05/03/2004 10:06:36 AM PDT · by aculeus · 3 replies · 182+ views
    The Claremont Institute ^ | April 30, 2004 | Ami Naramor
    Walter Cronkite, Gloria Steinem, and Bill Bradley are speaking in May at the 2004 commencement exercises of the Claremont Colleges. Included with those notables is someone whose name may not be as easily recognized: Bernardine Dohrn, the commencement speaker at Pitzer College. On the Pitzer College web page announcing the event, Dohrn is referred to as a "leading child advocate" and a "Clinical Associate Professor of Law" at Northwestern University School of Law. This description is incomplete and therefore deceptive; it leaves out any mention of Dohrn's past as a leading member of Weather Underground, a radical domestic-terrorist group of...
  • Professor Pleads Innocent to 3 Criminal Counts

    05/19/2004 7:21:15 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 5 replies · 258+ views
    KABC ^ | 5/18/04 | KABC
    CLAREMONT — A visiting Claremont McKenna College professor accused of making up a story about her car being spray-painted on campus with racist and anti-Semitic slurs pleaded innocent Tuesday to felony and misdemeanor charges. Kerri Dunn, 39, is free on her own recognizance pending a June 1 hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to require her to stand trial. Dunn was charged April 26 with two felony counts of insurance fraud and one misdemeanor count of filing a false police report. Dunn was scheduled to be in court tomorrow, but the hearing was done a day early at...
  • WA 8th Cong. Dist.: Radio’s Dave Ross Eyes Run for Congress

    05/05/2004 9:03:49 AM PDT · by Publius · 11 replies · 1,385+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | 5 May 2004 | Warren Cornwall
    State Democratic Party Chairman Paul Berendt is courting KIRO radio talk-show host Dave Ross to run for Congress in the suburban 8th District, and Ross says he hasn't ruled out the idea. Berendt confirmed yesterday he's preparing to pay for a poll aimed at gauging how Ross might fare if he got into the race. ”In my career, I have never closed any doors. So when someone says, 'Can we at least look into it?' OK, fine," the 52-year-old Ross said from his Mercer Island home. "I can just assume that he thinks my name recognition would be a good...
  • Claremont professor charged with filing false hate-crime report

    04/29/2004 2:29:12 PM PDT · by Ben Chad · 36 replies · 423+ views
    The Bakersfield Californian ^ | April 27, 2004 | The Associated Press
    POMONA, Calif. (AP) - A Claremont McKenna College psychology professor who claimed someone vandalized her car with racist and anti-Semitic slurs was charged with filing a false police report and insurance fraud. Kerri Dunn's claim of being the victim of a hate crime shocked Claremont and associated colleges 30 miles east of Los Angeles, leading to rallies against intolerance last month. Police and the FBI began investigating, but within days police reported there were witness accounts of Dunn vandalizing the car herself. Dunn, 39, was charged Monday and will be arraigned May 19 on one count of filing a false...
  • Calif. Professor Charged with Hate Crime Hoax (media attention when she claimed that racists)

    04/27/2004 12:00:33 PM PDT · by truth4 · 34 replies · 215+ views
    Calif. Professor Charged with Hate Crime Hoax LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California college professor who received wide media attention when she claimed that racists had vandalized and defaced her car with ethnic slurs was charged on Monday with filing a false police report and insurance fraud. Kerri Dunn, a professor of psychology at Claremont McKenna College, east of Los Angeles, portrayed herself as a victim of racists angered by her message of tolerance at a campus forum when she reported the vandalism on March 9. She then put in a claim with her auto insurer for damages to...
  • Claremont Professor accused of staging vandalism had criminal record

    04/05/2004 9:52:10 AM PDT · by KneelBeforeZod · 11 replies · 281+ views
    San Jose Mercury/AP ^ | Mon, Apr. 05, 2004 | AP
    CLAREMONT, Calif. - A professor who police believe staged a hate crime to rile the campus where she taught had a criminal record that included charges of shoplifting and driving without a license. >>>Snip<<< The Times reported that on Sept. 24, 1999, Dunn was arrested in Nebraska and charged for driving without a license and with having fictitious license plates on her car. Dun paid $75 in fines, according to prosecutor John McQuinn. On Dec. 31, 1999, police in Lincoln arrested her for shoplifting after she had stuffed a pink sweater in her purse while in the dressing room of...
  • DFU SONG: Driving Miss Daisy (the saga of Kerri Dunn)

    04/02/2004 7:12:08 AM PST · by doug from upland · 2 replies · 165+ views
    DFU SONG PARODIES | 4-2004 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland MIDI - DAISY While she's warping students' minds at CMC...she claimed she's a victim and said "Whoa is me" Someone slashed her tires and painted her car...she said its a hate crime...Kerri went too far They have...the goods on that *itch...spray can...she forgot to ditch It is funny what the leftists pull They are always staging stunts and slinging bull It's a real who Dunn it...maybe not It was just one more pathetic whackjob...plot But, too bad for her, two witnesses saw what she did...she's busted Her *ss got hit by the door On her way out...now her next...
  • FBI questions Claremont prof’s report of vandalism (fake hate crime?)

    04/01/2004 9:28:52 PM PST · by chance33_98 · 25 replies · 213+ views
    FBI questions Claremont prof’s report of vandalism By Chris Dolan, News Editor. Published Wednesday March 24, 2004 On Sunday, officials at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) in Claremont, Calif. announced that they have placed Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Kerri Dunn on paid leave while they investigate her possible dishonesty regarding the vandalism of her vehicle. On March 9, Dunn spoke at a forum about racism at CMC. When she returned to her car after the forum, Dunn reported that someone had broken the windows, slashed the tires and spray-painted the exterior with racist and sexist remarks. At the time...
  • DA requests more information on professor [fakehate crimes a la mode]

    03/26/2004 1:00:28 AM PST · by vikingchick · 2 replies · 158+ views
    Pasadena Star News ^ | Thursday, March 25, 2004 - 10:02:19 PM PST | By Mira Katz , Staff Writer
    Other facts on Claremont McKenna teacher asked before filing case CLAREMONT -- The District Attorney's Office has asked the police to provide more information about a Claremont McKenna professor, whom police said vandalized her own car and reported it as a hate crime, before a case can be filed. Claremont police will provide the additional information to the district attorney sometime during the next week, said police Lt. Stan Van Horn. "We do not have a suspect in custody so there is time to have a thorough and complete investigation by the Police Department and a thorough investigation of the...
  • Professor Is Accused of Staging Hate Crime by Vandalizing Her Own Car

    03/23/2004 4:22:51 PM PST · by billorites · 33 replies · 896+ views
    Chronicle of Higher Education ^ | March 19, 2004 | Robin Wilson
    A psychology professor at Claremont McKenna College who said her car had been vandalized and painted with racist and sexist slurs was herself responsible for the damage, the police in Claremont, Calif., said Wednesday. Kerri F. Dunn, a visiting professor of social psychology at Claremont McKenna, spoke at a campus forum about hate crimes on March 9. When she later returned to her vehicle, which she had parked on the campus, she said the front window had been smashed and all four tires slashed. According to Ms. Dunn, who complained to the college and the police, someone had used black...
  • Professor placed on paid leave

    03/21/2004 2:33:50 PM PST · by Bullish · 31 replies · 222+ views
    The Daily Bulletin ^ | 3-21-04 | JASON NEWELL and MIRA KATZ
    College to investigate vandalism By JASON NEWELL and MIRA KATZ STAFF WRITERS CLAREMONT - A Claremont McKenna College psychology professor was placed on a temporary paid leave of absence while the college investigates whether she vandalized her own car and reported it as a hate crime, according to a statement released Saturday by the college president. "Such an investigation and review is important and necessary prior to taking any further personnel action because Professor (Kerri) Dunn denies any involvement in this incident and the College is not aware of the full details of the police investigation," Pamela Gann's statement read....
  • Professor May Have Fabricated Hate Crime (may have shoplifted too)

    03/21/2004 10:33:54 PM PST · by DentsRun · 18 replies · 200+ views
    Pasadena Star News ^ | March 17, 2004 | Melissa Pinion
    Claremont McKenna president Pamela Gann said the college will honor its agreement to pay for a rental car for Kerri Dunn so she can drive to work. The college has offered to pay for the car repairs. The vandalism came after a series of race-related incidents at the colleges over the past few months, including a cross-burning at Harvey Mudd College in January. The cross-burning, which also prompted rallies and demonstrations, was determined to have been the work of drunken students who claimed they did not realize that burning a cross had racial significance. Dunn has had a few minor...
  • The Reichstag gambit - Another Campus Hate Crime Hoax

    03/20/2004 5:02:33 PM PST · by Knock3Times · 13 replies · 230+ views
    March 18, 2004 The Reichstag gambit The twentieth century's vilest totalitarian regimes perfected several techniques for the control of civilian populations. Among these techniques is the commission of a horrible crime together with the attribution of responsibility for the crime to political enemies. Perhaps the most famous example of this technique is the incident involving the burning of the Reichstag in late February 1933. Hitler and the Nazis immediately accused the Communists of setting the fire. A great deal of evidence collected and analyzed by Walther Hoferand and others, however, points in the direction of the Nazis themselves. (See, e.g.,...
  • Professor accused of vandalizing own car, then claiming hate crime, put on leave

    03/20/2004 4:03:39 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 67 replies · 403+ views
    <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A college has placed a professor on paid leave while prosecutors determine whether she vandalized her own car and reported it as a hate crime, officials said Saturday.</p> <p>Kerri Dunn, 39, who was teaching on a one-year appointment at Claremont McKenna College east of Los Angeles, will be replaced when classes resume Monday following spring break.</p>
  • Claremont McKenna is not a conservative school.

    03/17/2004 9:51:05 PM PST · by watsonfellow · 24 replies · 228+ views
    First, the Claremont Institute is not officially affiliated with Claremont McKenna College. It was founded by former students of Professor Jaffa when he was given the boot by CMC. CMC's reputation as a "conservative" school is vastly overrated. Only a third of the faculty is conservative and they are constantly under attack by the left-wing majority of faculty. Indeed, there is no western civ. requirement at CMC, making it therefore slightly less conservative than even Colombia. Food for thought.