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  • It is time to talk about guns (oath breaker barf alert)

    12/03/2013 5:58:06 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 123 replies
    Esquire ^ | 03 DEC 13 | LTC Robert Bateman
    People, it is time to talk about guns. My entire adult life has been dedicated to the deliberate management of violence. There are no two ways around that fact. My job, at the end of the day, is about killing. I orchestrate violence. I am not proud of that fact. Indeed, I am often torn-up by the realization that not only is this my job, but that I am really good at my job. But my profession is about directed violence on behalf of the nation. What is happening inside our country is random and disgusting, and living here in...
  • Woman Arrested For Allegedly Soliciting A Hitman To Kill Anyone Over 12 Years Old Wearing Fur

    02/22/2012 11:11:39 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 95 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 22 FEB 12 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    Meredith Lowell of Cleveland Heights was arrested for allegedly soliciting a hitman to kill any adult who walked out of the local public library and was wearing fur, according to CBS News. Lowell allegedly included these details in an email to an undercover FBI agent who contacted her: "I am paying you $730 to kill one person wearing fur who is 12 or older - hopefully at least 14 years, however 12 years old or older is fine. I want them to be dead in under two minutes"
  • Teacher, 39, 'had sex with an 18-year-old she was chaperoning on a trip

    06/07/2011 3:17:52 PM PDT · by traumer · 93 replies
    Yet another teacher in Texas has been jailed for having sex with one of her students. Christina McCann is the fourth teacher from the Lone Star state to be locked up in recent weeks for illegal sexual activity with a student. The 39-year-old is alleged to have had sex with an 18-year-old student she was chaperoning during a conference for future business leaders. Investigators in Austin,Texas claim McCann had been drinking with some of the six students she was in charge of during a competition organised by the Distributive Education Clubs of America. Detectives believe McCann was drinking alcohol with...
  • Update: Police arrest Pasadena mom accused of raping son's friend

    06/02/2011 9:17:27 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 64 replies
    Beaumont Enterprise ^ | Thursday, June 2, 2011 | By Lauren Mathis
    Update:A 30-year-old Pasadena woman charged with raping her son's 12-year-old friend was arrested Wednesday, according to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.Brandi Fuller is being held at the Galveston County jail on a $35,000 bond for an out-of-county warrant from Harris County. Previous reporting:Police are searching for a 30-year-old Pasadena woman charged with raping her son's 12-year-old friend. Officials said the victim's mother arrived at the Pasadena Police Department on May 10, saying she believed her son, now 14, fathered a child with the suspect, Brandi Fuller. The boy's mother said she had been friends with Fuller for three years....
  • Video shows BIKINI BRAWL in PCB, FL Burger King

    03/24/2011 8:23:34 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 146 replies
    WJHG ^ | 24 MAR 11 | dcbryan1
    Panama City Beach -- A cell phone camera captured the action in the Panama City Beach Burger King on Front Beach Road Saturday, as a crowd of tourists nearly rioted at the restaurant. Employees dialed 9-1-1 for help, as one bikini-clad woman, later identified as Kimesia Smith of Montgomery, Ala., jumped up on the counter and threw a charity coin jug at employees, and 3 of Smith's friends also began throwing napkins, utensils, and trays throughout the location. The woman in the bikini, who became concerned about the whereabouts of her two children after Panama City Beach Police placed her...
  • Woman accused of attacking cop with sex toy claims it was self defense

    01/27/2011 7:50:01 AM PST · by jda · 54 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 26 Janaury 2011 | Philip Caulfield
    "An Illinois woman who was busted for threatening a cop with a sex toy is claiming self defense, saying the officer spooked her by walking into her bedroom. "Carolee Bildsten, 56, was arrested when police said she attacked an officer with a 'clear, rigid feminine pleasure device' in her apartment last November after he escorted her home while she was drunk."
  • Rep. McCarthy Intros Bill to Ban High-Capacity Ammo Clips

    01/18/2011 4:01:18 PM PST · by DarthVader · 137 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News Blog ^ | 1/18/11 | John R. Parkinson
    In the aftermath of the attempted murder of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords earlier this month, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have proposed a cluster of gun control measures ranging from a ban to knowingly carrying a firearm within 1,000 feet of certain high-profile government officials to a proposal to allow members of Congress to carry firearms in the U.S. Capitol. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy formally introduced her own bill on the House floor Tuesday that would ban high-capacity ammunition clips like the one Jared Loughner used to gun down 19 individuals in the Tucson shooting Jan. 8. McCarthy, who is regarded as one...
  • Sex offender accused of raping 2-year-old

    12/02/2010 4:06:25 PM PST · by traumer · 30 replies · 2+ views
    <p>UNION CITY -- A registered sex offender is being held on suspicion of rape after police said he sexually assaulted a 2-year-old girl in a Dollar Tree store on Decoto Road.</p> <p>Eugene Ramos, 36, of Union City, was arrested and booked on suspicion of kidnapping, rape, sexual acts with a child and false imprisonment. Ramos has a prior conviction for attempted sexual assault, according to the state's sex offender database.</p>
  • 'Ugly' dating site marks first engagement

    10/29/2010 11:09:04 AM PDT · by Justaham · 58 replies
    UPI ^ | 10-28-10
    A British dating Web site geared toward the "aesthetically challenged" said it is celebrating its first member engagement. TheUglyBugBall.com, which launched about a year ago, said the engagement of members Tom Clifford, 36, and Janine Walker, 31, marks the first betrothal resulting from the site's services, The Sun reported Thursday. The couple, from Stow-on-the-Wold, England, first talked online in August, met in person for the first time one month ago and became engaged after only four dates. A spokesman for the Web site said Clifford and Walker will receive a free honeymoon in Borth, Wales. "This is our first engagement,...
  • 'Hiccup Girl' Charged With First-Degree Murder

    10/25/2010 11:29:09 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 57 replies
    AP/FoxNews.com ^ | October 25, 2010 | AP
    A Florida teenager whose uncontrollable hiccups once brought her worldwide attention was arrested and charged with murder, MyFoxTampaBay.com reports.
  • Mom arrested, accused of kicking student in face during fight (Yeah, there's a picture)

    10/22/2010 8:54:20 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 19 replies
    WOAI ^ | 10/22/2010
    SAN ANTONIO -- Police arrested a woman they say assaulted a middle school student who was fighting with her daughter. Krueger Middle School officials reported a large group of students walking off campus when two female students apparently got into a fight. A witness told Northeast Independent School District Police the mother of one of the girls, 28-year-old Jennifer Villegas, stepped in and kicked the other girl in the face and in the side while the girl was on the ground. Villegas was arrested and charged with "Injury to a Child."
  • The Humor of Ronald Reagan

    Reagan was awesome!
  • Teacher Accused Of Sex With Teens Released (Elementary School teacher?)

    09/22/2010 8:03:06 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 52 replies
    WYFF TV ^ | UPDATED: 10:13 am EDT September 22, 2010 | WYFF4
    SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. -- One of two teachers accused of having parties with underage teenagers that involved alcohol, marijuana and sex has been released, but the other remains in jail. On Monday, Sheriff Chuck Wright announced the arrests of Sarah Jane Lindsay, a teacher at Boiling Springs Elementary School, and Audrey Grabarkiewicz, who was employed at Lake Bowen Baptist Church Daycare. According to Boiling Springs Elementary School’s website, Sarah Lindsay taught 4-year-old child development. Grabarkiewicz was released on $25,000 bond on Wednesday. Lindsay was still being held on a $50,000 bond.
  • Police: Woman Faked Being A Boy For Sex With Girl (Photo)

    07/07/2010 8:15:40 AM PDT · by TSgt · 68 replies · 3+ views
    WKRC ^ | 07 July 2010 | WKRC
    A local woman is behind bars, accused of pretending to be a teenage boy in order to have sex with a teenage girl. 31 year old Patricia Dye faces a number of charges, including importuning, corruption of a minor, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The Warren County Prosecutor tells Local 12 that Dye allegedly cut her hair and used the name "Matt Abrams" when courting the girl, who is between the ages of 13 and 16 years old. The girl went to a motel with Dye in June, but didn't know Dye was really a woman. When...
  • US Census Workers Knocking on Your Neighbors’ Doors, Looking for Snitches in Memphis

    05/14/2010 1:21:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 78 replies · 2,055+ views
    big gov't ^ | 5/14/10 | SusanAnne Hiller
    Just when we thought flag@whitehouse.gov–which appears to be alive and well when clicked–was scary and invasive–it seems the Obama administration’s Census Bureau has outdone itself. A US census worker, driving a metallic gray Ford Taurus-type car, has been reported to be combing through the Memphis, TN suburb of Germantown knocking on doors asking people for information on their neighbors.
  • Five-Year-Old Girl Battling Cancer Viciously Attacked By Yobs Who Tried To Set Her On Fire

    08/22/2009 7:00:07 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 53 replies · 3,040+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | August 22, 2009
    Five-year-old girl battling cancer viciously attacked by yobs who tried to set her on fire By DAILY MAIL REPORTER 22nd August 2009 A girl of five who is battling cancer is recovering today after two boys sprayed an aerosol in her face and tried to set her alight. Scarlett Hellewell had to be rescued by neighbours when the boys pinned her down and sprayed the deodorant in her face in Halifax, West Yorks. She escaped with just bruises after the deodorant failed to ignite. Attack: Cancer sufferer Scarlett Hellewell, pictured with her mother Paula, was set upon by thugs who...
  • Charges: West Babylon woman had sex with student, 14

    06/02/2009 9:33:22 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 24 replies · 1,635+ views
    A West Babylon woman had sex with a 14-year-old student in the Queens classroom where she is a middle school teacher - and was caught when the boy's mother heard rumors and found hundreds of text messages and calls between the two, authorities said Friday. Melissa Weber, 27, pleaded not guilty Friday morning during her arraignment in Queens Criminal Court to seven counts of second-degree rape, 14 counts of third-degree sexual abuse and one count of endangering the welfare of a child. If convicted, she faces up to 7 years in prison. Weber, a social studies and homeroom teacher at...
  • McCain Feingold hits Pace Picante Sauce, Via Clinton Campaign

    02/13/2008 6:30:27 PM PST · by big bad easter bunny · 14 replies · 280+ views
    The Clinton campaign is trying to halt the airing of Pace Picante Sauce TV ads until delegates have been chosen in the state of Texas. Anonymous Hillary campaign source has been quoted saying " It's driving Hillary Nuts, every time she puts on the TV to see how well she is doing in the polls in Guam, she is bombarded by Pace Picante commercials. It is not fair for a food company to ruthlessly run negative ads against the next president of the United States." Here is a sample of the ad that is unfairly influencing Hillary; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tqgo7-qKlw
  • An inconvenient issue: illegal immigration and the GOP (RINOs fret as 2008 approaches--Must Read!)

    07/21/2007 2:23:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 104 replies · 2,414+ views
    GOPublius ^ | July 19, 2007
    The GOP leadership is waking up to a persistent reality, and it's one that has fundraisers and strategists at the RNC up at night. Conservatives, the core constituency of the Republican Party, are irate. Far from a passing hobbyhorse, the illegal immigration issue has galvanized Republican voters like no single issue in recent memory, and conservatives are refusing to let it go. The Senate's comprehensive immigration bill, backed by the President and pushed by the GOP establishment, was more than a mere legislative miscalculation, is was the straw that broke the conservatives' back. Moreover, to listen to conservatives, it wasn't...
  • Iraq - 'Chemical Ali' and two former Saddam officials sentenced to death by hanging

    06/24/2007 1:54:11 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 79 replies · 3,508+ views
    AFP via translation | June 24, 2007
    via translation - ALARM - Genocide Kurdish: death penalty by hanging for “Ali the chemical one” BAGHDAD - “Ali the Chemical one”, cousin of Saddam Hussein, was condemned Sunday to the death penalty by hanging by the High Iraqi penal court for the genocide having cost the life some 182.000 Kurds in 1988.
  • Sex Symbols: Messages Hidden In Jewelry - pedophiles

    02/22/2007 5:25:12 PM PST · by kiki04 · 143 replies · 4,019+ views
    Fox 12 Oregon ^ | 2/21/07 | staff
    Sex Symbols: Messages Hidden In Jewelry Jewelry may hide a secret message about some child molestors. Some pedophiles are wearing symbols of their sexual attraction to kids as part of a bigger movement to justify who they are and what they want. Pendants in the shape of a heart, for young girls, or a triangle, for young boys, are being worn by some pedophiles to show their preference as part of a pro-pedophile movment. They want people to believe they are not monsters, but people with natural sexual feelings toward children. “I think they believe they are coming out the...
  • More Reich-Wing Horse Pucky (Cindy Sheehan Freaks Over Gathering of Eagles)

    02/22/2007 7:09:20 PM PST · by tgslTakoma · 116 replies · 3,221+ views
    Karl Rove's Mind-Meld Machine ^ | 2-22-2007 | Cindy Sheehan
    By Cindy Sheehan Karl Rove and his manipulative, behind the scenes machinations continue even though he had to resign in disgrace from BushCo. Also, the willing tools of the Republican killing machine, including Karl Rove, with whom they have formed an unholy alliance, Move America Forward, are helping Rove whip a group called “Gathering of Eagles” into a frenzy over something that is not and was not ever going to occur. Okay, I am not sure that Karl Rove started this particular pile of horse pucky, but it sure has his stank all over it, so we are going to...
  • Hugo Chavez Says He Misses Condoleezza Rice in Valentine's Day Speech **BARF ALERT**

    02/14/2007 3:52:37 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 25 replies · 785+ views
    AP. via Fox News ^ | 14 Feb 2007 | Staff
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returned to the national spotlight on Valentine's Day to tell U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that he misses her verbal attacks. "It had been days since she had given me any attention. How are you, Condoleezza?" Chavez asked in a speech Wednesday to pensioners in the capital of Caracas. It was Chavez's first response to Rice's testimony last week to a U.S. congressional committee that the Venezuelan leader was "destroying his own country" economically and politically — an apparent reference to a centralization of power in Venezuela and moves to nationalize key...
  • 3 Arrests in Horrific Case of Child Porn

    01/25/2007 8:20:01 PM PST · by hipaatwo · 109 replies · 3,555+ views
    PHILADELPHIA - January 25, 2007 - It is described by federal authorities as one of the most horrific cases of child pornography that they have ever seen. At the center of it all is John Worman of Colwyn, Delaware County and two alleged co-conspirators. Worman's family tells Action News that he was actually living elsewhere at the time of his arrest a year ago. Back then, he was picked up for allegedly sexually abusing two minors. Federal investigators said what they have found since that arrest is very disturbing. "This may be the most horrific case that I have ever...
  • DHB UNDER FIRE; ARMOR CO. EXECS CHARGED WITH COOKING BOOKS (provided shoddy armor for US troops)

    08/18/2006 3:48:20 AM PDT · by Liz · 23 replies · 1,053+ views
    NY POST ^ | August 18, 2006 | JANET WHITMAN
    Ex-CFO Dawn Schlegel Two women who were once top executives at DHB Industries were arrested yesterday on charges they made millions in ill-gotten gains by cooking the books of the company, which supplies body armor to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dawn Schlegel, DHB's chief financial officer until she resigned early this year, and Sandra Hatfield, the company's chief operating officer before she stepped down late last year, turned themselves in to FBI agents in Melville, L.I., early yesterday. U.S. prosecutors in Brooklyn said they're still investigating DHB, which last month reached a $35 million settlement with irate...
  • Toddler Locked In Room For A Month

    07/19/2006 1:28:03 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 104 replies · 2,164+ views
    CBS/AP ^ | 07/18/06
    A Torrington man and his girlfriend have been charged with risk of injury after a 3-year-old boy was found locked in a room in their home with a broken arm. Police said the boy was forced to stay in the room for a month as punishment for swearing. He was allowed to leave only to use the toilet for a bowel movement. A 20-ounce soda bottle was provided when he had to urinate, according to the police report. The child's father, Jeremy Lacey 29, and his girlfriend, Mistee Lee Lemons, 27, were charged with three counts of risk of injury...
  • This is just a drill: Thanks to John McCain, Free Republic will shut down tomorrow at high noon for

    03/23/2006 8:03:45 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 1,256 replies · 40,000+ views
    <p>Thanks to John McCain, Free Republic will shut down tomorrow at high noon for 30 days. No non government approved electioneering messages may be transmitted over the internet for the 30 days immediately preceding a primary election.</p> <p>That is all.</p>
  • Kerry takes another look at presidency. Says loss in 2004 made him tougher

    03/11/2006 12:06:20 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 127 replies · 2,781+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | 3/11/06 | Rick Klein
    WASHINGTON -- As Senator John F. Kerry prepared to make a return to presidential-style politics with a classic day of New Hampshire campaigning, he said that the 2004 run left him tougher and more eager to fight. ''When you get knocked on your ass and lose a race, you've got to stop and reflect on what you're doing, why you're doing it, what matters, and what's important. And I did," Kerry said in an interview in his Senate office on Thursday. ''There's a very different John Kerry now who is absolutely crystal clear about how I communicate what I need...
  • Americans Want Saddam to Hang if Convicted

    03/08/2006 12:56:08 AM PST · by jmc1969 · 31 replies · 525+ views
    AP ^ | March 8 2006 | WILL LESTER
    WASHINGTON — Most people in the United States want Saddam Hussein to hang if he's convicted at his trial, a view not shared by some longtime American allies. AP-Ipsos polling in eight other countries, where the death penalty mostly has been abolished, found that people there prefer that the former Iraqi leader spend the rest of his life in prison. The countries are Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, South Korea and Spain. Similar, but less dramatic, disparities were found when U.S. attitudes were compared with the eight countries on whether Saddam is getting a fair trial and whether Iraqis...
  • Paramount to release Gore's global warming film

    02/15/2006 12:12:14 PM PST · by pissant · 45 replies · 697+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2/15/06 | staff
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The producers of a global warming documentary starring former Vice President Al Gore have landed a worldwide distribution deal with Paramount Pictures' specialty label, the Viacom Inc.-owned studio said on Tuesday. "An Inconvenient Truth," profiling Gore's campaign to raise awareness about the links between carbon emissions and climate change and making his case for what should be done about it, will open in U.S. theaters on May 26, Paramount said. The release schedule for other territories has not been decided, a studio spokeswoman said. The 95-minute film, which grew out of Gore's lecture circuit PowerPoint presentation...
  • GOP (Leadership) forms strategy to OK guest workers (Sneak In Amnesty???)

    12/06/2005 6:28:53 AM PST · by GOPGuide · 174 replies · 1,974+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 12/06/2005 | Anne C. Mulkern
    In a bid to bypass critics, the Senate will pass the plan and then merge it with a House bill, observers say. Washington - Republican leaders will try to pass President Bush's controversial guest-worker proposal without putting it to a direct vote in the House. Observers say the new GOP strategy that begins today is for the House to deal only with the more politically palatable issue of increasing border security and clamping down on employers. Republican leaders then will let the Senate pass some form of a guest-worker plan. After that vote, senators and House members will merge the...
  • Gay 'Time' Magazine Reporter Has History Of Promoting Gay Political Agenda

    10/17/2005 5:58:02 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 31 replies · 1,070+ views
    NARTH ^ | October 11, 2005 | Staff
    John Cloud, a gay man who wrote the cover story for Time magazine (Oct. 10) on the rise of gay teen advocacy groups on high school campuses, has a long history of promoting the gay political agenda while disguised as a mainstream reporter. Cloud's sexual orientation was not mentioned in the Time article. In past Time articles, Cloud has promoted gay attacks against the Boy Scouts, portrayed transgender activists as a new opprosed minority group; wrote approvingly of anonymous gay sex orgies for an alternative newspaper in Washington, DC; and earlier had penned a guide to gay bathhouses in Washington,...
  • Police Need Your Help In Capturing Beating Suspects--Urban Youths Beat Up Iraq Vets

    08/25/2005 12:07:33 PM PDT · by misterrob · 108 replies · 3,282+ views
    KOMO TV ^ | 8/24/05 | John Sharify
    SEATTLE - Two soldiers who just returned from a year in Iraq were badly beaten in an attack outside Pioneer Square. But believe it or not, someone caught the beating on videotape. Now, police are asking for your help identifying the suspects. The brutality of it all was captured on tape outside of Larry's Nightclub on First and Yesler on July 31. Police say the victims were with two women who'd been groped by the suspects. One of the women threw a hot dog at the suspects and walked away. They didn't get very far. The three suspects ran after...
  • Trinational Elites Map North American Future in "NAFTA Plus"

    08/24/2005 6:16:31 PM PDT · by Conservative Firster · 127 replies · 2,096+ views
    IRC Americas ^ | August 24, 2005 | By Miguel Pickard
    “I would like you [of the press] to understand the magnitude of what this means. It is transcendent, it’s something that goes well beyond the relationship we have had up to now.” —President Vicente Fox, regarding NAFTA Plus, onboard the presidential plane returning to Mexico from George W. Bush’s Crawford ranch, March 2005. NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) has been in effect almost 12 years and a new stage, NAFTA Plus, is in the works, referred to as “deep integration,” particularly in Canada. The elites of the three NAFTA countries (Canada, the United States, and Mexico) have been aggressively...
  • City wants back rent from Kelo residents

    08/20/2005 4:01:48 AM PDT · by bad company · 102 replies · 1,956+ views
    world net daily ^ | August 20, 2005
    This is a WorldNetDaily printer-friendly version of the article which follows. To view this item online, visit http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=45851 Saturday, August 20, 2005 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THIS LAND WAS YOUR LAND City wants back rent from Kelo residents Expects homeowners who lost case to pay hundreds of thousands -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: August 20, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com In the adding insult to injury category, the city officials that triumphed over a group of Connecticut homeowners in a landmark Supreme Court property-rights case are expecting those residents to pay the local government rent dating back to the year 2000. The...
  • Bush, Frist Did Not Dispatch Graham & DeWine to Make a Deal

    05/27/2005 3:58:28 PM PDT · by wdkeller · 133 replies · 4,386+ views
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | 5/27/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    Bush, Frist Did Not Dispatch Graham & DeWine to Make a Deal May 27, 2005 RUSH: I'm going to mention this because -- and I saw the report that I'm going to talk about. It was on FOX News last night at the top of the show on Brit Hume's 6:00 show on Fox, and I saw it, and I said, "Well, okay. The spin has begun," is my reaction to it. But now I've been getting e-mails today from people who believe it. So I decided to check it out. The top of the program last night, Major Garrett...
  • Justice Ginsburg Backs Value of Foreign Law

    04/02/2005 3:58:14 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 156 replies · 2,921+ views
    NY Times ^ | April 2, 2005 | ANNE E. KORNBLUT
    WASHINGTON, April 1 - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court embraced the practice of consulting foreign legal decisions on Friday, rejecting the argument from conservatives that United States law should not take international thinking into account. After a strongly worded dissent in a juvenile death penalty case from Justice Antonin Scalia last month that accused the court of putting too much faith in international opinion, Justice Ginsberg said the United States system should, if anything, consider international law more often. "Judges in the United States are free to consult all manner of commentary," she said in a speech...
  • Is Relying On Foreign Law An Impeachable Offense?

    03/16/2005 11:19:13 AM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 117 replies · 2,573+ views
    Eagle Forum ^ | March 16, 2005 | Phyllis Schlafly
    "By what conceivable warrant can nine lawyers presume to be the authoritative conscience of the Nation?" So asked an incredulous Justice Antonin Scalia in response to the latest outrage by the U.S. Supreme Court. Five activist justices (not even nine) just imposed their personal social preference on every American voter, state legislator, congressman, and juror. Adding insult to injury, the supremacist five used foreign laws, "international opinion," and even an unratified treaty to rationalize overturning more than 200 years of American law and history. Justice Anthony Kennedy's majority opinion in Roper v. Simmons is a prime example of liberal judges...
  • Police: Man Broadcasts (3yr. old) Toddler's Rape Live Online

    03/09/2005 10:49:34 AM PST · by OXENinFLA · 342 replies · 7,279+ views
    News4Jax ^ | 3-9-05 | ??
    CINCINNATI -- Police say a Cincinnati man raped a 3-year-old girl and broadcast it live on the Internet, according to Cincinnati TV station WLWT. Paul A. Kraft Paul A. Kraft was arrested Tuesday night and charged with two counts of rape and one count of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor Kraft, 31, is being held in the Hamilton County Justice Center. His bond was set Wednesday at $750,000. Kraft faces up to 28 years in prison if convicted.A tip from the Secret Service to the Regional Electronic and Computer Investigations Unit resulted in Kraft's arrest, according to the...
  • European justice rules top U.S. court

    03/03/2005 8:02:48 AM PST · by SmithL · 16 replies · 536+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 3/3/5 | Debra J. Saunders
    SO NOW THE U.S. Supreme Court is writing decisions based on what Our Betters in Europe think is best. That's what the Big Bench did on Tuesday, when it issued a 5-4 decision, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, overturning the death penalty for crimes committed by minors. Let me stipulate. The outcome -- an end to executions of those who committed crimes as minors -- isn't what bothers me here. There is an argument to be made that, as per the Eighth Amendment, it is "cruel and unusual" to execute those convicted of crimes committed when they were minors. Minors,...
  • Britain's online imam declares war as he calls young to jihad

    01/16/2005 5:15:33 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 38 replies · 1,016+ views
    Times Online ^ | January 17, 2004 | Sean O'Neil and Yaakov Lappin
    Omar Bakri Mohammed, banned from many British mosques, is issuing a call to arms to a committed audience AN EXTREMIST London cleric is using live broadcasts on the internet to urge young British Muslims to join al- Qaeda and has condoned suicide terrorist attacks Omar Bakri Mohammed, who has lived in the UK for 18 years on social security benefits, pledged allegiance to Osama bin Laden and told his followers that they were in a state of war with Britain. The Times monitored Mr Bakri Mohammed’s nightly webcasts in which he declared that the “covenant of security” under which...
  • Minister charged with sex crimes involving young girls

    01/12/2005 4:07:10 PM PST · by TankerKC · 24 replies · 1,212+ views
    AL.com ^ | Jan 11, 2005 | The Associated Press
    WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — The minister of a Wetumpka church is in jail today charged with sexually abusing two young girls. Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin said 38-year-old Garett Albert Dykes, also of Wetumpka, is charged with three counts of sexual abuse, three counts of production of obscene matter of someone under 17 and one count of sodomy.Franklin said Dykes admitted he had inappropriate contact with the two girls under the age of ten. He said a parent of one of the girls contacted his office about the alleged abuse. Dykes, who served as pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, is...
  • KERRY SPEAKS: WHAT WENT WRONG

    01/02/2005 7:48:43 AM PST · by flixxx · 203 replies · 4,587+ views
    KERRY SPEAKS: WHAT WENT WRONG Sun Jan 02 2005 10:35:31 ET New York-In an exclusive interview about his presidential campaign and his life now, Sen. John Kerry tells Newsweek, "I'm not going to lick my wounds or hide under a rock or disappear. I'm going to learn. I've had disappointments and I've learned to cope. I've lost friends, a marriage: I've lost things in life." Kerry has not given any formal interviews since his defeat. But on Nov. 11, he summoned a Newsweek reporter to his house on Boston's fashionable Louisberg Square. He wanted to complain about Newsweek's election issue,...
  • Jury Recommends Execution for Peterson

    12/13/2004 3:59:13 PM PST · by No Surrender Monkey · 50 replies · 2,355+ views
    AP ^ | Mon, Dec 13, 2004 | BRIAN SKOLOFF
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - A jury decided Monday that Scott Peterson (news - web sites) should be executed for murdering his pregnant wife, Laci, whose Christmas Eve disappearance two years ago was the opening act in a legal drama that captivated the nation. A cheer went up outside the courtroom as the jury announced its decision after 11 1/2 hours of deliberations over three days. The jury had two options in deciding the 32-year-old former fertilizer salesman's fate: life in prison without parole or death by injection. Peterson clenched his jaw when the verdict was read and leaned over to...
  • Peterson decision at 1:30 PST! (Decision is in-Sentence is DEATH)

    12/13/2004 11:38:45 AM PST · by kcvl · 536 replies · 35,818+ views
    Fox News...
  • Peterson's Mother Takes Stand

    12/08/2004 4:07:47 PM PST · by stm · 50 replies · 1,211+ views
    FNC ^ | 08 Dec 04 | AP
    I freakin' love it......"He's an exceptional young man and he's my son," she said. "I know he's not perfect ... but he is genuinely a loving, caring, nurturing, kind, gentle person.".....to everyone except his 9 month pregnat wife and unborn child that is....he killed them in cold blood. Apart from that small detail he's a wonderful person!!! A frail-looking Jackie Peterson (search) tearfully pleaded with jurors Wednesday to spare her son's life, saying that "if you were to take Scott away from us ... we would lose a whole family." "It would be like Laci never existed," she said, crying...
  • Witnesses: Jury Wrongly Convicted Peterson

    12/07/2004 6:15:31 AM PST · by crushelits · 725 replies · 7,548+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | Tuesday, December 07, 2004 | AP
    Witnesses: Jury Wrongly Convicted Peterson REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — In tearful testimony, Scott Peterson's (search) family and friends pleaded with jurors to spare his life, contending that he was mistakenly convicted of killing his pregnant wife, Laci.Defense witnesses have already testified that Peterson sang to seniors on Sundays, distributed food and clothes in Tijuana and that he was a good friend and loving son.On the fifth day of the trial's penalty phase, Peterson's relatives questioned the jury's verdict."I don't believe he's guilty," said his uncle, John Lathamke to see him die. It would tear our family apart."But jurors showed no expression, some...
  • Peterson jurors face wrenching choice, but may have minds made up about punishment

    11/27/2004 10:52:10 AM PST · by SmithL · 8 replies · 670+ views
    AP ^ | 11/27/4 | PAUL ELIAS
    SAN FRANCISCO -- He was a philandering husband convicted of the shocking murder of his young and very pregnant wife. His name wasn't Scott Peterson, though. It was Todd Garton, and in 2001, a California jury said he deserved to die. "I signed the document that the jury found for death and I think about that a lot," said Fred Castagna, who served as jury foreman. "It was emotional during deliberations, but I don't lose sleep over it." If the experience of Castagna and others involved in death penalty cases is any guide, the jurors in Peterson's murder trial will...
  • Peterson defense seeks new jury, county for penalty phase

    11/17/2004 5:13:28 PM PST · by SmithL · 18 replies · 543+ views
    AP ^ | 11/17/4 | BRIAN SKOLOFF
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Scott Peterson's defense lawyers want to seat a new jury in another county to weigh whether Peterson deserves to die for the murders of his pregnant wife and the fetus she carried, according to a motion filed Wednesday. Defense lawyer Mark Geragos filed the motion in San Mateo County Superior Court. The details will not be made public until after Judge Alfred A. Delucchi reviews the file Monday morning before the scheduled start of the penalty phase. The 32-year-old former fertilizer salesman was convicted Friday on one count of first-degree murder in the death of...
  • Peterson Seeks New Jury for Penalty Phase

    11/18/2004 6:30:31 AM PST · by Tarpaulin · 4 replies · 360+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Scott Peterson (news - web sites)'s attorney wants a new jury in a different county to decide whether the former fertilizer salesman gets the death penalty or life in prison without parole for killing his wife and the fetus she carried. Defense lawyer Mark Geragos made the request in a motion filed Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior Court. The details will not be made public until after Judge Alfred A. Delucchi reviews the file before the scheduled start of the penalty phase Monday morning, which could now be delayed. The motion marks the second time...