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  • Former Democratic Party Chairman Arrested on Pedophilia Charges

    11/09/2018 6:38:21 AM PST · by LoicW · 12 replies
    NN ^ | 11/9/18 | Jay Greenberg
    A Democratic Party political consultant was arrested in Little Rock, Arkansas on a federal child pornography charge, authorities have revealed. A sealed criminal complaint was filed on Friday against Harold “HL” Moody, Jr. and unsealed Tuesday. Moody, the former chairman of the Pulaski County Democratic Party for two years and communications director for the Democratic Party of Arkansas from July 2015 until February 2017, was caught during a federal investigation into child exploitation. READ MORE: © Neon Nettle
  • Comey: Dishonest and misleading memo wrecked the House intel committee

    02/02/2018 11:10:35 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 176 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 2, 2018 | James Comey
    James Comey‏ @Comey That’s it? Dishonest and misleading memo wrecked the House intel committee, destroyed trust with Intelligence Community, damaged relationship with FISA court, and inexcusably exposed classified investigation of an American citizen. For what? DOJ & FBI must keep doing their jobs.
  • Judge removed in Fort Hood shooting rampage case

    12/04/2012 7:57:15 AM PST · by IbJensen · 25 replies ^ | Dec. 3, 2012 | By ANGELA K. BROWN
    <p>FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The military's highest court ousted the judge in the Fort Hood shooting case Monday and threw out his order to have the suspect's beard forcibly shaved before his court-martial.</p> <p>The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces ruled that Col. Gregory Gross didn't appear impartial while presiding over the case of Maj. Nidal Hasan, who faces the death penalty if convicted in the 2009 shootings on the Texas Army post that killed 13 people and wounded more than two dozen others.</p>
  • Report: Joran van der Sloot Stabbed 3 Fellow Inmates

    04/13/2011 3:33:06 PM PDT · by LucyT · 44 replies
    AOL News ^ | Apr 13, 2011 – 2:55 PM | David Lohr, Crime Journalist
    Murder suspect Joran van der Sloot has stabbed at least three other inmates during his incarceration at a Peruvian prison, a magazine reports. The Peruvian magazine Panorama alleges that van der Sloot stabbed three prisoners, with at least one victim needing emergency medical care. The magazine also reports that the Dutchman is a heavy drug user who has "been put into solitary confinement several times but comes out even more angry," a source told Panorama. ..................................... The Dutch native's lawyer, Maximo Altez, has not publicly addressed the latest allegations. Panorama reported that he has not denied his client was involved.
  • Alleged Fort Hood shooter ruled 'sane': source

    01/26/2011 7:05:51 PM PST · by ColdOne · 59 replies
    AFP ^ | January 26th 2011 | Sig Christenson
    KILLEEN, Texas — The US Army psychiatrist charged with killing 13 people in a shooting spree on a Texas army base has been ruled sane and thus fit for trial, a source familiar with the case said. The ruling by a group of medical experts, called a sanity board, opens the door for a court martial that could end in the execution of Major Nidal Hasan, who was paralyzed from the neck down during the November 5, 2009 massacre. Neither prosecutors nor retired Army Colonel John Galligan, a veteran military lawyer representing Hasan, 40, would confirm the board's decision.
  • No double jeopardy for Lt. Watada

    07/07/2007 8:23:12 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 50 replies · 957+ views
    The News Tribune ^ | Jult 7, 2007 | Adam Lynn
    Military judge also won’t disqualify himself in case of Fort Lewis war protesterLt. Ehren Watada suffered two losses in court Friday during the Army’s second attempt at court-martialing him for refusing to deploy to Iraq last year. Military judge Lt. Col. John Head first refused to disqualify himself from the case, despite arguments from Watada’s new attorneys that there is at least the appearance that Head cannot be impartial in this matter. Head then ruled that trying Watada again wouldn’t violate his constitutional right not to be prosecuted twice for the same crime, also known as double jeopardy. Head is...
  • Saddam a self-described martyr (Serious BARF ALERT!!!)

    12/27/2006 3:49:32 AM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 22 replies · 603+ views ^ | 27 December 2006
    OUSTED Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein said today he would go to the gallows as a "sacrifice" and called on his former Iraqi subjects to unite against their enemies. Saddam, in a letter written to the Iraqi people from his cell and confirmed as genuine by his defence lawyer, said: "I sacrifice myself. If God wills it, he will place me among the true men and martyrs." Yesterday, a panel of appeals court judges confirmed Saddam's conviction for crimes against humanity and ordered that he be hanged within 30 days. In what might therefore be his final message, Saddam blamed his...
  • Saddam could hang within 30 days

    11/05/2006 3:19:15 AM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 70 replies · 2,077+ views
    Sunday Herald Sun ^ | 5 November 2006
    OUSTED Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and two of his senior allies were today sentenced to death by hanging after an Iraqi court found them guilty of crimes against humanity. If an automatic review of the death sentence fails, the former strongman will hang within 30 days. Judge Rauf Rasheed Abdel Rahman ordered bailiffs at the Iraqi High Tribunal to force Saddam to stand before the court as, visibly trembling, the former strongman attempted to shout down the verdict. “Make him stand,” barked Judge Rahman, as Saddam begged the guards: “Don't bend my arms. Don't bend my arms.” A court official...
  • Iraq Government hails Saddam verdict

    11/05/2006 3:09:46 AM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 3 replies · 336+ views
    Sunday Herald Sun ^ | 5 November 2006
    IRAQ'S Government said today Saddam Hussein got what he deserved when an Iraqi court sentenced him to hang, but a senior Sunni Arab Member of Parliament dismissed today's verdict as political. “The verdict is as expected,” said Ali al-Dabbagh, spokesman for the Shiite-led Coalition Government, after the ousted president was sentenced to death for crimes against humanity. “This is the least that Saddam deserved because his crimes were great. No further punishment was possible.” However, a senior Sunni Arab parliamentarian, who asked not be quoted by name for fear of sectarian reprisals, said: “This is a political verdict from a...
  • Appeal panel will review Saddam sentence

    11/03/2006 11:14:56 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 12 replies · 733+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 4 November 2006
    DEPOSED Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's sentence will be automatically reviewed by an appeals panel if he is convicted tomorrow of war crimes and sentenced to death or life imprisonment. If these judges find grounds to question the judgment, Saddam will face another trial. If not, the sentence imposed this weekend by the Iraqi High Tribunal will stand and be carried out within 30 days. Saddam and his seven co-defendants were put on trial for the killing of 148 Shi'ite civilians from the town of Dujail, where the then president escaped an assassination attempt in 1982. Under the statutes establishing the...
  • Iraqi PM hopes for Saddam death sentence soon

    10/18/2006 9:21:09 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 9 replies · 532+ views
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said he hoped legal proceedings against former president Saddam Hussein would be short and that he would be found guilty and sentenced to death soon. The Shiite Prime Minister's comments come just one month after his government sacked the chief judge trying Saddam on genocide charges, saying he had sacrificed his neutrality by stating the ousted leader was not a dictator. That prompted criticism by some international legal rights groups, who have said government pressure and sectarian violence in Iraq make a fair trial of Saddam impossible. Mr Maliki met Moqtada al-Sadr on Wednesday in...
  • Saddam's men 'buried family alive'

    10/09/2006 6:06:07 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 32 replies · 1,555+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 9 October 2006 | Kawther Abdul-Amir
    SADDAM Hussein's forces buried a Kurdish family alive in a mass grave in northern Iraq in the 1980s, a witness told the genocide trial of the ousted Iraqi leader today. The Kurdish woman, sitting to the left of the judges and speaking from behind a curtain to protect her identity, was the latest witness to give testimony about Saddam's 1988 Anfal (Spoils of War) campaign against the Kurds in northern Iraq. "I know the fate of my family. They were buried alive," she told the court through a translator. "I would like to ask Saddam a question: 'What was the...
  • John Kerry email to Virginians, support liberal Deeds

    10/28/2005 9:00:20 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 10 replies · 465+ views
    It's Time For a Democratic Attorney General in Virginia Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 13:13:33 -0500 Dear Stuck on Stupid, I am writing today to personally ask for your help and support for a leader that all Virginians can count on -- my good friend Creigh Deeds who is running for Attorney General in Virginia on November 8th. Support Creigh Deeds today It seems like every time you pick up the paper these days, there is another government scandal brewing in Washington and another Republican leader is being investigated, subpoenaed or rumored to be indicted. Now more than ever, we...
  • No substitute for real journalism: Joseph Farah on lessons to learn from the Gannon-Guckert scandal

    02/23/2005 2:57:06 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 46 replies · 1,416+ views ^ | Wednesday, February 23, 2005 | Joseph Farah
    There are some lessons to be learned in the Jeff Gannon-Jim Guckert scandal – for the press and for the politicians. Guckert is a right-wing political activist with a seriously compromised personal life. Somewhere along the line, he decided the best way he could make a name for himself or help spread his "conservative" political ideology was to pose as a journalist. He got a boost from a conservative political organization that founded a faux news organization called GOP News. GOP News arranged with Guckert to become its White House correspondent under a pseudonym, Jeff Gannon. Once the organizers of...

    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,...
  • PETERSON GUILTY (Guilty 1st Deg M/Laci, Guilty 2nd Deg M/Conner w/Special Circumstances)

    11/12/2004 11:24:19 AM PST · by Hillary's Lovely Legs · 1,784 replies · 81,345+ views
    News Alert: Scott Peterson Verdict to be announced today at 4:00 Eastern Time.
  • DAVE KOPEL -- 59 deceits of Michael Moore coming up on Al Rantel show

    07/30/2004 6:41:33 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 12 replies · 700+ views
    Al Rantel show, KABC in Los Angeles | 7-30-04 | dfu
    Dave Koeppel(sp?) is coming up on the Al Rantel show. If you are not in Los Angeles to listen on 790 KABC, you can get it on the internet. Koeppel devastates the lying traitorous disgusting slob named Michael Moore. LISTEN LIVE ON KABC
  • Supporters Jam Courtroom for Convicted Spy's Appearance

    09/03/2003 1:55:54 PM PDT · by Selmo · 22 replies · 280+ views
    Associated Press ^ | September 3, 2003
    <p>WASHINGTON — For convicted spy Jonathan Pollard's first public appearance in 16 years, his father chose a back row seat.</p> <p>Other supporters jammed the court's front rows, and some were turned away, as his lawyers tried Tuesday to help win Pollard an early release from his life sentence for selling military secrets to Israel.</p>
  • The Truth About Jonathan Pollard

    05/23/2003 8:58:26 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 92 replies · 782+ views
    Moment ^ | Received in e-mail 5/23/2003 | John Loftus
    When American intelligence broke the Soviet wartime code, we learned that the Soviets had infiltrated the American government. The American intelligence community’s penchant for secrecy and its refusal to admit that it had been infiltrated was so great that it failed to disclose this to President Harry S. Truman. This is how Daniel Patrick Moynihan described it: "The Soviets knew we knew they knew we knew. The only one who didn’t know was the President of the United States. Our politics was injured for 30 years by this."—Quoted in the New York Times, March 30, 2002 here is a good...
  • US, Italy consult over Abbas extradition

    04/17/2003 3:08:27 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 20 replies · 307+ views
    The United States is consulting with Italy over its extradition request for Palestinian guerrilla leader Abu Abbas, seized by US forces in Baghdad, a White House spokesman said. "We are considering next steps right now, consulting with the Italian Government," US National Security Council spokesman Sean McCormack said. Abbas was convicted in absentia in Italy in 1986 and sentenced to life in prison for planning the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro. A disabled, elderly American Jewish passenger, Leon Klinghoffer, was shot and thrown overboard in the attack. Abbas, who was not on board the ship during...