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  • Trump says Hillary is a criminal 'walking on eggs' trying not to offend Obama...

    11/20/2015 2:54:15 PM PST · by Albion Wilde · 224 replies ^ | 11/20/15 | David Martosko
    Full title: Trump says Hillary is a criminal 'walking on eggs' trying not to offend Obama with tough terror talk: 'If she angers the president she's going to get indicted' Donald Trump laid into Hillary Clinton during a campaign appearance in Spartanburg, South Carolina... Trump said the Democratic Party establishment has rallied around Clinton and has a vested interest in helping her steer clear of legal jeopardy related to her classified email scandal.
  • Hillary Clinton Subscribes To An Islamic Belief System

    11/19/2015 5:45:58 PM PST · by absentee · 24 replies
    RedState ^ | 11/19/15 | Caleb Howe
    Even when one doesn't profess to, or proselytize for, a particular religion, it is sometimes apparent what flavor of belief system they buy. You have, I'm sure, met an older person at a a grocery store or football game and thought, oh yeah, that's a Christian. Well the same is true for Hillary Clinton. Just by Hillary's words and deeds, you can tell she subscribes to a belief system. She gave a speech on Thursday at the Council on Foreign Relations in which she discussed at length the precepts of that system. And much like her would-be predecessor, hers is...
  • Clinton Says Taking in Refugees is "Who We Are as Americans"

    11/17/2015 2:44:32 PM PST · by Sybeck1 · 79 replies
    NBC ^ | 11/17/15
    Dallas, Texas - Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton said that the United States should accept Syrian refugees because it is a fundamental part of our country's identity and "we have always welcomed immigrants and refugees." "We can't act as though we're shutting the doors to people in need without undermining who we are as Americans," Clinton said at a campaign stop here Tuesday. The former secretary of state stressed that vigilance is a key component in vetting incoming refugees, but strongly opposes "hateful rhetoric" used by Republicans who do not want to accept refugees following the terrorist attacks in Paris that...
  • Why Hillary Clinton Is Too Old And Sick To Be President

    11/17/2015 10:12:43 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 42 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/17/2015 | By: streiff (Diary)
    Ever since Hillary Clinton announced her run for the presidency concerns have been raised in many quarters, by people of all political persuasions, that she was simply too old to hold the office if she was elected. Hillary, if elected, would be the second oldest person to win the office after Ronald Reagan. But where Reagan was very active throughout his life, Hillary is a different story.    Hillary never participated in athletics when she was younger, something about being too ugly to participate. And now, as she approaches the BIG SEVEN-ZERO she is very out of shape. It is a safe...
  • Clinton and other Democratic presidential candidates in debate decline to use term 'radical Islam'

    11/15/2015 9:16:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Fox ^ | November 15, 2015
    Hillary Clinton and the other Democratic presidential candidates are being criticized for declining to use the words "radical Islam" during Saturday night's debate, following the deadly terror attacks in Paris. Former Secretary of State Clinton, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin '’Malley declined to use the words after being asked during the CBS debate whether they would agree with GOP presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio saying, "We are at war with radical Islam." The front-running Clinton said using the term "radical Islam" would be "painting with too broad a brush." She also said the term was "not...
  • AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on guns; Sanders on wage inequality

    11/15/2015 7:38:19 AM PST · by yoe · 15 replies
    AP ^ | November 15, 2015 | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and CALVIN WOODWARD
    Bernie Sanders persisted in using shopworn stats on income inequality and Hillary Rodham Clinton glossed over the well-heeled donors to her campaign in the latest Democratic presidential debate. Some of the claims in the debate Saturday night and how they compare with the facts: CLINTON: "Since we last debated in Las Vegas, nearly 3,000 people have been killed by guns. Two hundred children have been killed. This is an emergency." She said that in the same period there have been 21 mass shootings, "including one last weekend in Des Moines where three were murdered." THE FACTS: The claim appears to...
  • Clinton's Mixing of 9/11 and Wall Street Raises Ire

    11/15/2015 6:56:54 AM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    ABC News ^ | 11/15/15 | Ken Thomas
    **SNIP** Clinton responded that she was representing New York in the Senate when downtown Manhattan was attacked and noted that she helped the city's financial hub rebuild. "That was good for New York and it was good for the economy and it was a way to rebuke the terrorists who had attacked our country," she said, her voice rising. Her response drew an incredulous response on social media sites like Twitter, and the debate's moderators asked Clinton to respond to one Twitter user, who took issue with her mention of 9/11 to justify the contributions. "Well, I'm sorry that whoever...
  • The Second Debate: Asked About FBI Investigation into Her E-mail, Hillary Clinton Jokes, Bashes GOP

    11/15/2015 5:53:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/15/2015 | Tom S, Elliott
    Tonight Bernie Sanders reiterated that "I am still sick and tired of Hillary Clinton's e-mails" and urged the media to instead focus on the middle class -- to which Hillary Clinton added, "I agree completely." CBS Moderator John Dickerson, however, said other Democrats are still worried about "another shoe dropping" with the FBI investigation. In response, Clinton joked about the length of the Benghazi hearing and then hit Republicans on Planned Parenthood and global warming. Here's the key part of that exchange: DICKERSON: Secretary Clinton, just one more question on the e-mail question. For Democrats, there’s an F.B.I. investigation going...
  • Live Thread: Democratic Party Presidential Debate on CBS 9 p.m. EST 11/14/2015

    11/14/2015 1:40:56 PM PST · by kristinn · 616 replies
    Saturday, November 14, 2015 | Kristinn
    The Democratic Party presidential candidates will hold a two hour long debate Saturday starting at 9 p.m. EST, 6 p.m. PST at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. The debate will be broadcast by CBS News and can be viewed on over-the-air CBS television and radio affiliates as well as various online streaming sources. The candidates: Former Gov. Martin O'Malley of Maryland, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of New York. Co-hosting the debate are CBS News, the Des Moines Register and CBS affiliate KCCI-TV. Debate moderator: CBS News Face the Nation host John...
  • RNC: The DNC Scheduled the Second Dem Debate When No One Would Watch to 'Benefit' Hillary

    11/14/2015 3:26:49 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | November 14, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    Saturday nights are for parties, friends, and trips to the movies. Politics? Hardly. Yet, the Democratic National Committee decided to schedule the second Democratic presidential debate for tonight in Iowa. Because of the stunning tragedy in Paris, the debate discussion has been modified to focus largely on foreign policy and national security. The RNC, unsurprisingly, believes the Democrats' decision to host a debate on the weekend is an obvious attempt to shield Hillary Clinton from any kind of challenge on her path to the primary. Here's Communications Director Sean Spicer's take on it: If a tree falls in the middle...
  • Poll: Most Voters Think Hillary Clinton’s Email Practices Were Illegal or Unethical

    11/12/2015 2:30:30 PM PST · by lbryce · 8 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | November 12, 2015 | Andrew Stiles
    More than two-thirds of American voters say Hillary Clinton’s controversial email practices as secretary of state were either illegal or unethical, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. A total of 28 percent said Hillary’s exclusive use of a secret private server to conduct government business was illegal, while 40 percent said the arrangement was unethical, a position shared by 40 percent of Democratic voters. Only 27 percent of voters said they thought Clinton did nothing wrong, including a surprisingly low 49 percent of Democrats. The results are in line with previous polls suggesting that voters simply do not trust Hillary...
  • Drip: Federal Investigation Turns to Hillary Cover-Up

    11/12/2015 12:52:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | November 12, 2015 | Guy Benson
    As Katie mentioned earlier, sources at the FBI are telling Fox News that the bureau has expanded its probe into Hillary Clinton's improper, national security-compromising email scheme. Earlier in the week, I cited Politico's report that investigators have "stepped up" their efforts by conducting additional interviews regarding internal State Department concerns over classified data security while Clinton was operating her unsecure private server.  Fox's scoop comes on the heels of their previous revelation that the probe was focusing on a "gross negligence" provision within the federal Espionage Act.  Additional evidence of Clinton's negligence was made public last week.  What this latest leak indicates is that the inquiry's scope now includes...
  • FBI Probe of Hillary Clinton Expands Again: New Potential Felonies Over False Statements

    11/12/2015 12:52:42 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | November 12, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    As reported earlier this week, the FBI probe of Democrat presidential frontrunner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server has expanded. Today, the FBI is further expanding its investigation by putting Clinton under the microscope for potentially violating a federal false statements statute, a felony offense. More from Fox News:The FBI has expanded its probe of Hillary Clinton's emails, with agents exploring whether multiple statements violate a federal false statements statute, according to intelligence sources familiar with the ongoing case. Fox News is told agents are looking at U.S. Code 18, Section...
  • Al Sharpton Productions: ‘Voter Suppression’ Theatre

    11/09/2015 11:20:00 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 4 replies
    PJMEDIA ^ | November 9, 2015 | J, Christian Adams
    Al Sharpton’s National Action Network is producing a Washington D.C. theater production on voter “suppression.” The play will be performed tonight at the Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington D.C. with hopes of more performances to follow. Without any apparent sense of the irony, the National Action Network play is called “When Truth is Not Enough.” The play stars Dominique Sharpton. It is produced by NAN’s “Social Justice Ministry and the Music and Arts Ministry.” (See, I
  • Previously deported felon caught on Interstate 8 after fleeing traffic stop

    10/22/2015 3:55:36 PM PDT · by smartyaz · 18 replies
    abc15 ^ | 10/22/15 | Staff
    CASA GRANDE, AZ - A previously deported felon has been captured after fleeing from a Pinal County Sheriffs deputy on Wednesday night. The driver accelerated at a high rate of speed, estimated by the deputy to be over 100 miles per hour. The deputy stopped the pursuit after about a mile due to entering Casa Grande city limits. Officials say additional deputies responded to the area where the vehicle was last seen and located the abandoned vehicle near Casa Grande. Deputies were able to track the driver to the Living Wellness Center where they contacted the staff. Deputies contacted the...
  • After over 15 years - time to say goodbye to Free Republic

    09/05/2015 6:15:18 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 256 replies
    n/a | 9-5-15 | me
    Time to move on. Too juvenile and too much name-calling. Not near the level of critical thinking that used to go on back in the day. I wish the best to all the good ones left out there.
  • Wichita police release name in deadly officer-involved shooting

    08/24/2015 4:14:26 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 13 replies ^ | 8-24-15 | Anne Meyer
    Wichita police release more details about an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead and an officer hurt. Interim Chief Nelson Mosley said the driver who was killed was 26-year old Nicholas Garner and described the chain of events beginning Saturday at 10:10 p.m. He said that is when the officer made a traffic stop on a silver Prius on W. Kellogg Drive. Mosley said the officer was speaking through an open door of the Prius, when the driver put the vehicle in drive. "Investigators believe that the officer may have tried to stop Mr. Garner from driving to leave...
  • Raymond Reggie sentenced in $1.2 million auto dealership scam (Ted Kennedy brother-in-law)

    06/18/2015 1:35:02 AM PDT · by abb · 4 replies
    The (Baton Rouge, LA) Advocate ^ | June 18, 2015 | Joe Gyan, Jr.
    A two-time convicted felon and politically connected Mandeville businessman described by a prosecutor as a serial fraudster and flim-flam con artist was sentenced Wednesday to more than 11 years in federal prison for billing a group of south Louisiana car dealerships more than $1.2 million for advertising purchases he never made. Even though 53-year-old Raymond Reggie pleaded guilty in the fall to five counts of mail fraud, he testified Wednesday that he was stroke-impaired when he admitted his guilt Oct. 27, and he asked U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick to let him withdraw that guilty plea and instead go to...
  • One Dangerous Doctor?

    05/31/2015 8:05:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | May 31, 2015 | Paul Jacob
    Early last Wednesday evening jurors communicated to the judge that they were split on a number of the charges against Dr. Annette Bosworth. And yet later that night they found her guilty on all counts. All twelve felony counts. Shes the South Dakota physician who filed several hundred nominating petitions to put her name on the ballot for U.S. Senate last year six of which sported the names of 37 people who signed without Dr. Bosworth being in the room to witness them actually put pen to paper. Her sister was one. The affidavit on the petition does indeed...
  • Personal Injury Lawyer Admits to Forging Clients Signatures (Casey Anthony Attorney)

    04/15/2015 12:56:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 | Andie Adams
    Todd Macaluso, who helped represent Casey Anthony, faces 20 years in prisonA prominent San Diego personal injury attorney pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding clients, forging their signatures to gain millions of dollars from investors, according to the U.S. attorneys office. Todd Macaluso, 52 -- a lead player in personal injury, plaintiffs and aviation law -- once helped represent high-profile defendant Casey Anthony, a Florida mother acquitted in her 2-year-old daughters death. Now, he has admitted in his plea deal to bankrolling his law practice through funding agreements with investors. Under the plan, Macaluso would offer them the right to...
  • Apple, Rehabilitate Thyself

    04/07/2015 3:31:43 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | April 7, 2015 | Debra J. Saunders
    Just last month, Apple chief executive Tim Cook made headlines when he wrote a piece in The Washington Post, panning Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act as "very dangerous." Apple, Cook wrote, does not believe in discrimination and strives to "do business in a way that is just and fair." This month, the San Francisco Chronicle's Wendy Lee reported, Apple fired some construction workers at Apple Campus 2 in January because they had been convicted of felonies or face felony charges. Just and fair? Hardly. Apple would not respond on the record, but someone familiar with the matter said the Apple...
  • Texas Border School Paying Ex-Felon Lawyer $300,000 per Year Plus More

    02/11/2015 5:56:33 PM PST · by george76 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 Feb 2015 | Bob Price
    DONNA, Texas The president of the Donna Independent School District (ISD), Albert Sandoval, hired a convicted felon to be general counsel for the district and agreed to pay him $300,000 per year in retainer fees plus $225 per hour for legal services. The negotiating of the contract with Robert J. Salinas, and his hiring was done without input from the school board. Breitbart Texas Ildefonso Ortiz previously reported that Salinas was hired at a rate that was over three times the retainer that was paid to his predecessor, the law firm of Guerra & Farah. That firm was paid...
  • Obama Invites Illegal To Be His Guest of Honor At State Of The Union

    01/20/2015 12:48:07 PM PST · by yoe · 125 replies
    Ana Zamora, who came to the United States illegally, is among the 22 people selected to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama at tonights State of the Union address. This is an honor bestowed on people who provide a human face for the liberal agenda that President Obama will lay out. Ana is the face of Obamas executive amnesty, which conservative Republicans call an affront to the U.S. Constitution.
  • A felon to serve in Congress? Michael Grimm will test House

    12/23/2014 11:41:28 AM PST · by Oliviaforever · 34 replies
    CNN ^ | Deirdre Walsh
    Washington (CNN) - After pleading guilty to a judge Tuesday on a felony tax evasion charge, New York Rep. Michael Grimm pledged to reporters he would also stay in Congress. Grimm pled guilty in court to one count of tax evasion and was set to submit to a "statement of facts" that admits to all the conduct alleged in the 20-count federal indictment.
  • Convicted Terrorist Bill Ayers to Iran Media: U.S. a 'Terrorist Nation'

    12/13/2014 6:56:23 AM PST · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 12/12/2014 | Jordan Schachtel
    Convicted terrorist and retired professor Bill Ayers sat down with Fars News, a state-controlled media outlet that serves the Islamic Republic of Iran, where he proclaimed that the United States is a terrorist nation that is the greatest purveyor of violence on earth and the foremost threat to world peace.
  • Former Democratic Charlotte Mayor, a Convicted Felon, Caught at Polling Place...(VOTING!)

    11/05/2014 7:18:07 AM PST · by Clint N. Suhks · 4 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/4/14 | Oliver Darcy
    Full Title "Former Democratic Charlotte Mayor, a Convicted Felon, Caught at Polling Place Doing Something He Shouldnt Have Done" Former Charlotte mayor and convicted felon Patrick Cannon appeared to cast a ballot Tuesday, putting him in violation of his bond, an official told a local news outlet. Greg Forrest, who heads Charlottes U.S. Probation Office, told the Observer the action might have the 47-year-old Democrat in front of a judge again. Lets cut to the chase: He shouldnt have done that, and were going to talk to him tomorrow, Forrest told the newspaper. Forrest said he would report the apparent...
  • Ex-Charlotte mayor, a convicted felon, votes in violation of bond (DEMOCRAT)

    11/04/2014 3:57:41 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 17 replies
    CBS ^ | Nov 4, 2014 | Jake Miller
    Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was stripped of his right to vote in October when he was sentenced to 44 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to felony corruption charges. But just over two weeks later, Cannon cast a ballot in North Carolina's midterm elections. And the vote, a violation of Cannon's bond, has again landed the former mayor in hot water. "Let's cut to the chase: He shouldn't have done that, and we're going to talk to him tomorrow," Greg Forrest, chief of the U.S. Probation Office in Charlotte, told the Charlotte Observer on Tuesday.
  • Mandeville businessman Ray Reggie (Ted K inlaw) pleads guilty to mail fraud in federal court

    10/28/2014 2:54:42 AM PDT · by abb · 8 replies
    The (Baton Rouge, LA) Advocate ^ | October 27, 2014 | Ben Wallace
    A convicted white-collar criminal once connected to some of Americas most prominent political families pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to stealing more than $1 million from multiple south Louisiana car dealerships over a three-year period, billing them for advertising services never rendered and sweeping the fees into his own bank accounts. Raymond Christopher Reggie, a Mandeville businessman who previously worked on many high-profile Democratic campaigns, including those of former President Bill Clinton, agreed to a guilty plea in Baton Rouge federal court to five counts of mail fraud related to the illegal billing scheme, the U.S. Attorneys Office...
  • Exposed: A Pentagon Official Just Turned Against Obama And Revealed His Brazen Lies

    10/05/2014 11:11:55 AM PDT · by lbryce · 22 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | October 2, 2014 | James Beattie
    A senior Department of Defense official says President Obama and his administration are giving the public inaccurate information about his foreign policy strategy, particularly with regards to Iraq. Joseph Miller, the pseudonym for a ranking Department of Defense official who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan, wrote in The Daily Caller Tuesday, partially in reaction to a statement released by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest which said that the decision for American military forces to leave Iraq was predicated on the will of the Iraqi security forces to fight for their country. Miller said this was not true. In...
  • Security guard with gun, criminal record allowed on elevator with Obama

    09/30/2014 3:26:00 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 30, 2014 | Peter Sullivan
    An armed security contractor with a criminal background was allowed in an elevator with President Obama earlier this month, according to reports , adding to a string of security breaches plaguing the Secret Service. The member of a private security firm was on an elevator with Obama during the president's trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Sept. 16. The man did not comply with agents who told him to stop filming the president on the elevator. Only when a supervisor for the private security firm came over to address the situation did the agents...
  • Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros, sentenced in Forest Grove fatal crash, released from immigration...(OR)

    08/19/2014 9:42:25 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | August 19, 2014 | Samantha Swindler
    Full title: Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros, sentenced in Forest Grove fatal crash, released from immigration, KGW reports The immigration case has been dropped against the woman sentenced in a fatal hit and run crash that killed two Forest Grove girls, KGW reports. The station quotes Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Andrew S. Munoz as saying, that Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros "was released from ICE custody Aug. 14 after an immigration judge dismissed her case." According to KGW, KXL radio was the first to report on her release. Garcia-Cisneros was convicted of felony hit and run in the October crash that killed two young stepsisters...
  • Gary George hasn't filed federal campaign report

    07/23/2014 10:15:22 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 1 replies
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 7-23-14 | Jason Stein
    More than a week after convicted felon and former state Sen. Gary George was expected to disclose who is funding his longshot bid for Congress, he has still not done so. Until George files the report, voters will not find out who, if anyone, is backing his longshot bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, a Milwaukee Democrat. In an abrupt phone interview Wednesday with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, George declined to explain himself, telling a reporter he had no time to talk and would only take questions by email. Ive got to go, George said. By email, Georges campaign...
  • 10-year Sentence for Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin

    07/09/2014 9:00:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies ^ | 7/9/2014 | unknown
    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan handed down the sentence Wednesday morning. Nagin was convicted Feb. 12 of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from businessmen who wanted work from the city or Nagin's support for various projects. The bribes came in the form of money, free vacations and truckloads of free granite for his family business. The 58-year-old Democrat had defiantly...
  • Will Megyn Kelly Help Bring Ayers to Justice?

    07/03/2014 8:30:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 70 replies ^ | 7/2/2014 | Cliff Kincaid
    Bill Ayers shouldnt be interviewed; he should be jailed. Megyn Kellys interview of Ayers, made reference to the role of Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn in the bombing-murder of San Francisco policeman Brian V. McDonnell. Unfortunately, Ayers lied his way through the interview, which aired over two nights on her nightly Fox News Channel show, The Kelly File. But this is what happens when a professional liar like Ayers does a shocking TV interview. The exchange may achieve high ratings, but nothing good will come out of the interview unless Kelly now follows up with the Justice for Victims of the...
  • Advocates Seek to Make Courthouses Off Limits for Immigration Officials

    05/27/2014 3:13:02 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 7 replies
    The New York Times ^ | MAY 26, 2014 | KIRK SEMPLE
    Rosario Socope, a Guatemalan immigrant in the country illegally, had an unwelcome surprise waiting for her when she attended a pretrial hearing on a felony charge at a courthouse in Brooklyn this month. As she stepped out of the courtroom into a public hallway, she was approached by immigration agents seeking to deport her. As her husband, her social worker and one of her lawyers looked on aghast, the agents hauled her away. The encounter was only the most recent in a long series of such cases across the country that immigrant advocates and politicians say have spread fear of...
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, R.I.P: Triple Murderer Who Fooled Hollywood

    04/24/2014 5:19:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | April 24, 2014 | Larry Elder
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter has died. Sympathetic obituaries say things like "wrongfully convicted" or "exonerated." But the black middleweight-title-contending boxer was neither. Carter, in 1966, murdered three people. But Hollywood later made a movie, "Hurricane," in which Denzel Washington brilliantly portrayed Carter as a wrongfully convicted near-saint, hounded mercilessly by a determined, racist detective. Excellent moviemaking, but it adds more sludge to the widely held notion of the "racist criminal justice system" that supposedly "warehouses" black males for no reason other than wrong place, wrong time, wrong skin. So, what really happened that night in Paterson, N.J., when three people were...
  • Corrupt AG's Feigned Outrage Shouldn't Be Distraction

    04/11/2014 5:46:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies ^ | 4/10/2014 | IBD Editorial
    Lawlessness: Attorney General Eric Holder's new tactic is to feign outrage at congressional Republicans demanding accountability from him. In fact, he and his lawbreaking administration have had it easy. Radicals must remember "that the target is always trying to shift responsibility to get out of being the target," far-left strategist Saul Alinsky advised in attacking one's enemies. The launch of a nasty attack on Republicans by Eric Holder comes just as House Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and other House Republicans have been zeroing in on the Obama administration in their congressional investigations of corruption. Obama and Holder...
  • Louisiana state audit director charged with fraud

    04/09/2014 9:06:34 AM PDT · by topher · 21 replies ^ | updated April 09, 2014 at 10:51 AM | By Emily Lane
    Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services auditing director Delrice Augustus has been formally charged fraud for allegedly buying personal items with a government purchasing card, U.S. Attorney Walt Green announced Wednesday. Augustus, 34, of Baton Rouge, is currently on leave as director of the bureau of auditing and compliance services for DCFS, an agency that receives over a billion dollars in federal funds, a U.S. Attorneys office press release says. A bill of information says that from 2010 though March 2014, Augustus used government purchasing cards for a dishwasher, televisions, I-Pads, hotel rooms gas and other personal items.
  • State Sen. Leland Yee indicted on arms trafficking, corruption charges

    03/27/2014 8:54:34 AM PDT · by neverdem · 42 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 03/27/2014 | Howard Mintz, Josh Richman and Jessica Calefati
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Known for navigating the state Capitol's backrooms and this city's complicated political landscape, state Sen. Leland Yee now is accused of consorting with notorious felons, accepting money for his cash-strapped political campaigns in exchange for favors and promising undercover FBI agents he could deliver connections to international gun runners. In a stunning development that almost certainly torpedoes Yee's quest for statewide office, the San Francisco Democrat wound up glum and disoriented in a federal courtroom Wednesday. The politician who introduced anti-gun-violence legislation is now charged with trafficking in firearms and public corruption in an FBI undercover operation...
  • Woman Convicted Of Voter Fraud Honored By Ohio Democrats

    03/22/2014 6:50:25 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 17 replies
    breitbart ^ | march 21, 2014 | nick mascari
    Ohio Democrats, still pushing their phony “voter suppression” meme, kicked off a campaign tonight to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot. They even brought in Al Sharpton for support. Sharon Coolidge of the Cincinnati Enquirer tweeted coverage of the event, and it seemed to be the same tired arguments that have been repeated endlessly, until she reported this: Sharon Coolidge‏@SharonCoolidge Melowese Richardson, convicted of voter fraud and then released early from prison, called to stage for a "welcome home." Remember Melowese Richardson?  She was a poll worker who used her position tovote for Obama multiple times. She is one of the few who...
  • Former Gov., ex-convict (RAT felon) Edwin Edwards to run for Congress

    03/18/2014 2:18:26 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/17/14 | Dana Davidsen
    (CNN) - Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards said Monday he's running for the state's 6th Congressional district. Edwards, who was released from federal prison three years ago after serving nearly a decade on charges of racketeering, conspiracy and extortion, made the announcement at a Press Club meeting in Baton Rouge. "I acknowledge that there are good reasons why I should not run. I know that, but there are better reasons why I should and good reasons have to give way to better reasons and therefore, I will be a candidate for congress in the sixth congressional district this year," Edwards...
  • Obama IRS Hires Al-Qaida Spy (Weiss Russell)

    03/07/2014 4:17:53 PM PST · by jazusamo · 26 replies ^ | March 7, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Homeland Insecurity: The IRS is diligent to a fault when it comes to vetting conservative groups applying for nonprofit status. But it's out to lunch when vetting employees posing security risks. While the Internal Revenue Service was investigating Tea Party patriots in the run-up to last year's presidential election, it dispensed with basic background checks and hired a convicted Islamist traitor as a high-level official. Mohammad Weiss Rasool, whom the FBI busted last decade for tipping off an al-Qaida terrorist suspect, reportedly now works for the deputy IRS chief financial officer as a financial management analyst, drawing a lucrative salary...
  • Darren Sharper connected to total of seven rapes in four states

    02/15/2014 7:45:54 AM PST · by FlJoePa · 29 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 2-15-14 | N/A
    LOS ANGELES Prosecutors charged former NFL safety Darren Sharper on Friday with raping and drugging two women in California and disclosed he is under investigation in connection with five more drug-related rapes in three other states. Sharper briefly appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court, where his arraignment was postponed until Feb. 20 at the request of his lawyers. They issued a statement saying he would be exonerated. Prosecutors then filed a motion to increase Sharper's bail to $10 million and outlined details of investigations involving him in Las Vegas, Tempe, Ariz., and New Orleans. Sharper has not been charged...
  • Eagle Scout. Idealist. Drug Trafficker?

    01/19/2014 8:37:25 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 15 replies
    NY Times ^ | 1-18-14 | David Segal
    Ross Ulbrichts last moments as a free man were noisy enough to draw a crowd. Employees at the Glen Park branch of the San Francisco library heard a crashing sound and rushed to the science fiction section, expecting to find a patron had hit the floor. Instead, they found a handful of federal agents surrounding a slender 29-year-old man with light brown hair and wearing a T-shirt and jeans. The goal of the arrest, at 3:15 p.m. on Oct. 1, 2013, was not simply to apprehend Mr. Ulbricht, but also to prevent him from performing the most mundane of tasks:...
  • Mich. Woman Gets Prison for False Rape Report

    01/17/2014 11:14:02 AM PST · by Anton.Rutter · 34 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Jan. 17, 2014 | Ed White
    A judge sentenced a "tormented and disturbed" Michigan woman to at least five years in prison Friday for falsely accusing two men of rape, a punishment that came just days after she pleaded no contest to a cancer scam in a separate case that also challenged her credibility. St. Clair County Judge Daniel Kelly exceeded the guidelines, saying it would be a "travesty of justice" to sentence Sara Ylen to less. In December, Ylen, 38, was convicted of making up a story about two men attacking her at her Lexington home, 80 miles northeast of Detroit. The jury also convicted...
  • University investigates Utah clinic's sperm mix-up

    01/16/2014 11:48:59 AM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    FOX ^ | FOX
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The University of Utah is investigating a complaint that a convicted felon working at a fertility clinic replaced a customer's sperm with his own, fathering a girl 21 years ago. The mother of the girl, Pamela Branum, says she and her husband discovered a genetic mismatch in their daughter, and were able to trace her lineage with help from relatives of the now-deceased fertility clinic worker, Thomas Ray Lippert. "I don't think we're the only ones," Branum told CBS affiliate KUTV in Salt Lake City. "We think we're one of many" victims who used a...
  • DNA test reveals felon is true father of Utah woman after secret insemination sperm swap

    01/12/2014 5:43:37 AM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 1/11/14 | Nina Golgowski
    **SNIP** Lippert, who had been convicted in a high-profile kidnapping in 1975, worked at the clinic part-time from 1988 to 1993, the University of Utah confirms. In his kidnapping case, reported by People magazine in 1975, Lippert abducted a 21-year-old female student at Purdue University whom he attempted to "brainwash" into falling in love with him through electric-shock therapy. The surprised mother told KUTV that she didn't know his criminal history until now. But she says she does remember him as being at the clinic when she visited, specifically in the front desk area.
  • SC: Burglar shot during attempted robbery

    01/04/2014 5:18:38 PM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies ^ | 29 December, 2013 | Roger Bell
    A Roanoke Rapids man with a history of violence recently released from prison has been shot while robbing a local business and is in critical condition. Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said deputies responded to a business in the Roanoke Rapids area around 11:40 p.m. Friday in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, Tripp said, deputies found Cul Priest Jones, 40, lying in the parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Tripp said the business owner, who also resides at the business, was awakened during the night and when he went to investigate, found the suspect behind the cash register...
  • MILLER: Every D.C. firearm owner to be fingerprinted to renew gun registry

    11/25/2013 3:18:00 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 41 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | Emily Miller
    The 1,800 or so criminals who have killed, robbed or assaulted innocent people with guns in the District of Columbia so far this year were hauled into the police station to be fingerprinted, photographed and to undergo a criminal-background check. Now, legal gun owners who have committed no crime are getting the exact same treatment. That is neither constitutional, nor fair. The latest gun-control scheme that starts on Jan. 1 will force every legal firearm owner in the nations capital to go in person to police headquarters to renew their registration certificates. The Metropolitan Police Department filed proposed rules last...
  • Mandatory drug tests start for felons on Minnesota welfare

    11/20/2013 2:26:02 AM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Duluth News Tribune ^ | 11/19/13 | John Myers
    St. Louis County social service officials have started enforcing Minnesotas new drug-testing program for residents receiving state welfare benefits who previously have been convicted of a felony drug crime. The county is following a little-known law passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 2012 requiring counties to test convicted drug felons who are receiving benefits under several state programs. Its the first time that the state and counties have actively sought people who have felony records and are receiving assistance. Until now, state law required only self-reporting of a felony drug record, something that rarely happened.