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  • Glencoe Man who Threatened to Shoot Up Walgreens Gets Probation

    08/31/2016 9:22:32 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 15 replies ^ | 8/313/16 | Jennie Lissarrague
    A Minnesota man was sentenced Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to threatening to "shoot up" a Walgreens. Twenty-three-year-old Abdul Raheem Habil Ali-Skelton of Glencoe pleaded guilty to terroristic threats April 25 and was sentenced Wednesday to 28 days in prison, which he has already served. He will be on supervised probation for three years. According to the criminal complaint, Ali-Skelton went to the Brooklyn Park store early Sunday, March 27, and accused a customer of having a relationship with his girlfriend, then threatened to hit him with a bottle. Ali-Skelton also threatened to "shoot up the place" and said he...
  • Rezko asked for $10,000 check to Obama campaign: witness

    06/16/2010 5:10:01 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 29 replies · 1,503+ views
    Sun Times ^ | 6-16-10 | Natasha Korecki, Sarah Ostman
    The name of President Obama came into play this afternoon at the political corruption trial of former governor Rod Blagojevich as an associate of political fund-raiser Tony Rezko testified that Rezko asked him to write a $10,000 check to Friends of Obama. The Chicago Sun-Times reported in January 2008 that Glenview businessman Joseph Aramanda, who is testifying today, made the donation as part of a scheme orchestrated by Rezko. Aramanda gave $10,000 in campaign cash to Obama’s U.S. Senate campaign on March 5, 2004, according to records. The money came from part of a finder’s fee Aramanda received, but did...
  • Chilling words that triggered the bloody massacre of clan MacDonald at Glencoe to go on display

    11/21/2009 8:59:07 AM PST · by Dysart · 30 replies · 1,161+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 11-21-09 | Tim Cornwell and Oliver Tree
    THEY were the words that launched one of the darkest episodes in Scottish history, remembered and resented to this day.• Clan Campbell murdered Clan MacDonald in Glencoe in 1692 Now the original handwritten order for the massacre at Glencoe "to fall upon the rebels ... and put all to the sword under seventy" goes on show in Edinburgh this week. Sent to Robert Campbell of Glenlyon, in 1692, the simple 20-line letter triggered the murder of 38 members of the MacDonald clan and is the centrepiece of an exhibition of cultural "treasures" at the National Library of Scotland. It is...
  • Context and balance often found lacking [ More on the US Textbook Scandal ]

    03/28/2004 8:29:08 AM PST · by TaxRelief · 33 replies · 433+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | March, 28, 2004 | By George Archibald
    <p>The latest editions of the most widely used social studies textbooks across the country are full of errors and politically correct bias, reviews show.</p> <p>Publisher McDougal Littell's high school "World History: Patterns of Interaction" blames explorer Christopher Columbus for "the beginnings of an era of widespread cruelty and bloodshed" in the Americas, but fails to mention Aztec, Mayan and Toltec Indian practices of forced labor and cutting out hearts of opponents while they were still alive.</p>