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  • The Red Menace Hits the Crimson Tide

    04/03/2019 2:22:13 PM PDT · by LittleSpotBlog · 8 replies
    NPR ^ | 3/29/19 | Ben Calhoun
    A Democrat in Alabama watches helplessly as Russian internet bots play dirty with the 2016 election. But a year later, those same tactics inspire him to organize an election conspiracy of his own.
  • Black Man Shoots 2 White Teenagers, Kills A 17-Year-Old And Injures A 13-Year-Old

    02/23/2019 2:07:12 AM PST · by Yosemitest · 27 replies
    Two Sources | Feb 23, 2019
    After returning home from helping my brother for 3 weeks, I was shocked to hear that there was a shooting in a neighboring community. Here are two separate sources that I found on the shooting. Bond denied for Newton County murder suspect By Bianca Moorman, bmoorman@themeridianstar.com, Feb 19, 2019 DECATUR — Bond was denied on Tuesday for a man charged in the fatal shooting of a teenager. Johnnel Jones, of 7414 Little Rock Decatur Road, was formally charged in Newton County Justice Court with first degree murder and attempted murder in the shooting of two teens Friday evening. Deputies...
  • Alabama state auditor goes after attire of female Senator, attacks Doug Jones for standing by her

    01/27/2019 6:00:06 PM PST · by boycott · 102 replies
    AL.com ^ | 1-27-2019 | Anna Claire Vollers
    On Saturday evening, Alabama State Auditor Jim Ziegler posted photos of Arizona Democratic Sen. Krysten Sinema on his public Facebook page, prompting a heated discussion in the comments section about the senator’s attire. Ziegler, a Republican in his second term as state auditor, posted the photos on his public “Jim Ziegler State Auditor” page, and shared it to his personal Facebook page. The photo caption: “What newly elected AZ democrat senator wore to work.” Some commenters made remarks comparing Sinema’s clothing to an exotic dancer or prostitute. Zeigler has not responded to those comments specifically. Other commenters expressed anger that...
  • Secret Experiment in Alabama Senate Race Imitated Russian Tactics

    12/19/2018 7:43:02 PM PST · by Brilliant · 25 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | Dec 19, 2018 | Scott Shane and Alan Blinder
    As Russia’s online election machinations came to light last year, a group of Democratic tech experts decided to try out similarly deceptive tactics in the fiercely contested Alabama Senate race, according to people familiar with the effort and a report on its results... One participant in the Alabama project, Jonathon Morgan, is the chief executive of New Knowledge, a small cyber security firm that wrote a scathing account of Russia’s social media operations in the 2016 election that was released this week by the Senate Intelligence Committee. An internal report on the Alabama effort, obtained by The New York Times,...
  • Give Alex Jones press credentials and sit him next to Jim Acosta

    11/19/2018 5:37:45 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 51 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | November 17, 2018 | T.S.
    Alex Jones’ first amendment rights are being violated everyday he does not have White House press credentials. THIS IS AMERICA! Let Alex Jones have press credentials and a permanent seat next to Jim Acosta!
  • Absentee ballots missing birth dates must be counted, judge orders

    11/14/2018 7:31:56 PM PST · by Revel · 65 replies
    Wsbtv ^ | 11/14/18 | Tia Mitchel
    ATLANTA - A federal judge has ruled that Georgia counties must count absentee ballots even if the voter’s date of birth is incorrect or missing, and he is preventing the state from finalizing election results until that happens. Although U.S. District Judge Steve Jones agreed with the Georgia Democratic Party and Stacey Abrams’ campaign on this issue, he ruled against them on two others. He will not require counties to accept absentee ballots with incorrect residence addresses or to accept provisional ballots cast by people who attempted to vote in a different county than where they are registered to vote....
  • The Jones Act And Duncan Hunter – A Rebuttal

    09/10/2018 11:58:46 AM PDT · by fishtank · 25 replies
    gCaptain ^ | 9-9-18 | Sal Mercogliano
    The Jones Act And Duncan Hunter – A Rebuttal September 9, 2018 by Salvatore R. Mercogliano (Editorial) Opponents of the American Maritime Industry and the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, known as the Jones Act, have new ammunition in their assault against this sector and legislation and it is Congressman Duncan Hunter. There is absolutely no defense for the actions taken by Congressman Hunter and he should be made accountable. However, his actions are not the responsibility of the American merchant marine or maritime sector.
  • Twitter permanently bans Alex Jones and Infowars accounts

    09/06/2018 3:33:37 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 29 replies
    CNBC ^ | 9-7-2018 | Sara Salinas
    Accounts for Jones and Infowars were also banned from Twitter-owned Periscope. Twitter has permanently banned the accounts of right-wing conspiracy theorist and radio host Alex Jones and InfoWars for violating the company's abusive behavior policies, the company said Thursday. The ban appears to be related to a heated exchange between Jones and a CNN reporter Wednesday, which Jones live-streamed on the Twitter-owned video service Periscope. Jones ranted at the reporter, as well as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, following back-to-back congressional hearings where Dorsey addressed online election interference, as well as accusations of political bias and conservative censorship on the platform....
  • Trump’s Latest Circuit Nominee Graduated Law School In 2007

    08/29/2018 12:58:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Above the Law ^ | August 28, 2018 | Joe Patrice
    Allison Jones Rushing has a sterling academic record, high-profile clerkship experience, and doubtless a solid vote for protecting the rights of fetuses as, based on her résumé, she still is one. Rushing graduated from Wake Forest in 2004 and Duke Law School in 2007. After three clerkships — with then-Judge Gorsuch, Judge Sentelle, and Justice Thomas — she joined the ranks of Williams & Connolly where she’s practiced actual law for a mere seven years. Doesn’t anyone think we’re, forgive me, “rushing” this? She could go to her 10-year Gorsuch clerkship anniversary already a federal appellate judge herself. Before this...
  • JARED HOLT the Fascist Who Got Alex Jones Banned from Internet Works for Soros Funded Website

    08/09/2018 12:43:04 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 18 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | 8-8-2018 | Jim Hoft
    Jared Holt is the far left fascist who got Alex Jones banned from Google-YouTube, Facebook, Apple, Spotify and email provider MailChimp. Holt works for the George Soros funded website Right Wing Watch. Right Wing Watch says on its “About Page” the Soros funded group is a project of People For the American Way (PFAW) dedicated to monitoring and exposing the activities and rhetoric of right-wing activists and organizations in order to expose their extreme agenda. People for the American Way says it is a progressive advocacy organization founded to fight right-wing extremism and to “defend constitutional values including free expression.”...
  • Malcolm Jenkins calls Jerry Jones a 'bully' for Cowboys' anthem policy

    07/27/2018 12:57:31 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 70 replies
    ESPN ^ | July 27, 2018 | Tim McManus
    PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins issued a strong response to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Friday, referring to him as a "bully" for requiring his players to stand for the national anthem, while urging owners around the league -- including Eagles Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie -- to speak up in support of the players on this issue. "Jeffrey has been very supportive of us from the beginning. I don't see Jeffrey as a bully like Jerry Jones is. Lucky for me, I don't play for the Cowboys. Nor would I want to. I think it's unfortunate that...
  • Woman met man on ‘Farmers Only’ then killed him: cops

    06/29/2018 6:17:33 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 39 replies
    New York Post ^ | June 28, 2018 | Jackie Salo
    A North Carolina woman allegedly shot and killed a man she met through dating site “Farmers Only” after their relationship ended, according to officials. Sheri Williams Jones, 57, turned herself in Monday at the Cumberland County Detention Center in the 2015 murder of 61-year-old Clarence Smith, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office didn’t say why it took three years for Jones to be charged for the shooting, which she claimed at the time was in “self-defense.”
  • Feinstein’s Former Intel Staffer Jones is Also Connected to NY Times Reporter in Leak Investigation

    06/08/2018 2:38:06 PM PDT · by detective · 35 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 8, 2018 | Christina Laila
    Shortened title. Full tile: Breaking: Feinstein’s Former Intel Staffer Daniel Jones is Also Connected to NY Times Reporter in Leak Investigation Former Senate Intel Committee aide, James A. Wolfe, 57, was arrested on Thursday after the DOJ conducted an investigation into classified information leaks to reporters.
  • Top Intel Dem warns Republicans: Don't try to out FBI source

    05/18/2018 7:24:22 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 105 replies
    The Hill ^ | Max Greenwood - 05/18/18 | Max Greenwood - 05/18/18
    Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) warned Republican lawmakers on Friday not to expose the identity of top-secret FBI informant, saying that to do so would be "irresponsible" — and potentially illegal. "It would be at best irresponsible, and at worst potentially illegal, for members of Congress to use their positions to learn the identity of an FBI source for the purpose of undermining the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in our election," Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in a statement. "Anyone who is entrusted with our nation’s highest secrets should act with the gravity and seriousness...
  • Sandy Hook Parents Sue Alex Jones for Defamation

    04/18/2018 9:06:49 AM PDT · by LouieFisk · 72 replies
    New York Times ^ | APRIL 17, 2018 | MATTHEW HAAG
    Three parents whose children were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012 filed a defamation lawsuit on Tuesday against Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who has long claimed the shooting was “completely fake” and a “giant hoax” perpetrated by opponents of the Second Amendment.
  • Holder at MLK event: Age of bullies, bigots not fully over

    04/02/2018 6:59:31 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 2, 2018 7:56 PM EDT | Adrian Sainz
    Despite advances the country has made since the Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr. was slain while fighting poverty and racism, “the age of bullies and bigots is not fully behind us,” former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday. The remark was one of two thinly veiled references to President Donald Trump that Holder made during his appearance at a symposium on the first of three days of events commemorating the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination. […] Holder, the first black U.S. attorney general, spoke at a symposium sponsored by the University of Memphis and the museum. He was introduced...
  • Doug Jones Calls for Gun Control, Attacks NRA in First Senate Floor Speech

    03/22/2018 3:40:32 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 121 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 21, 2018 | Haris Alic
    Sen. Doug Jones (D.), Alabama's new addition to the halls of Congress, used his maiden speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate to call for unity in the gun control debate, even while he attacked the National Rifle Association's "extreme positions" and called for sweeping gun control measures. Jones, who won a special election in December to fill the seat vacated when Jeff Sessions accepted his post as attorney general, began the speech on Wednesday by denouncing the partisan atmosphere of Washington, D.C. Jones, having denounced how partisanship and gridlock have replaced compromise and consensus, then segued into addressing...
  • The shameful decision to parole Herman Bell

    03/14/2018 5:43:19 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 19 replies
    nypost ^ | March 14, 2018 | NY Post Editorial Board
    <p>It’s hard to put into words just how appalling it is that the New York Board of Parole has ordered a domestic terrorist and serial cop-killer turned loose.</p> <p>It’s a decision so indefensible that a former parole board chairman — now an advocate for inmates — says he was shocked.</p>
  • Alabama Ready for More Gun Control, Sen. Doug Jones Says

    03/06/2018 5:28:36 AM PST · by Flick Lives · 68 replies
    Roll Call ^ | Griffin Connolly
    Alabamians are ready for more gun control. At least that’s what their Democratic Sen. Doug Jones said. Jones wants tighter background checks for gun sales and to raise the age requirement to purchase a gun from 18 to 21, and he thinks Alabamians are on the same page. “People in Alabama love their guns, but they also love their children,” Jones told CNN Friday at an event at Birmingham’s Civil Rights Institute sponsored by the Faith and Politics Institute, NOLA.com reported. “And they like to be safe in theaters, and they like to be safe in churches, and I think...
  • Quincy Jones Apologizes For Interviews Where He Gossiped, Trash Talked

    02/23/2018 8:38:46 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    cbs2la ^ | Feb 22, 2018
    In the chats, Jones was candid about his feelings about Taylor Swift (“We need more songs, man. F—ing songs, not hooks.”), Paul McCartney (“the worst bass player I ever heard”) and Michael Jackson (whom he called “greedy”), among others. Jones also said Jackson was a song stealer. Jones produced the legendary “Thriller” album in addition to producing Jackson’s “Bad,” and “Off the Wall.”