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  • FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement source

    11/22/2014 4:24:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 22, 2014 | Daniel Wallis
    Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters. Word of the arrests, reported by a number of media outlets Friday, came ahead of the grand jury's widely anticipated decision on whether the white police officer who fatally shot Brown, an unarmed black teenager, should be indicted on criminal charges. The Aug. 9 slaying of 18-year-old Brown under disputed circumstances became a flashpoint for U.S. racial tensions, triggering weeks...
  • Gruber Has Contracts Terminated In Vermont And North Carolina

    11/21/2014 8:50:21 PM PST · by Ray76 · 36 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | Nov 21, 2014 | James Beattie
    MIT professor Jonathan Gruber, architect of President Obama’s health care law, saw contracts with two states terminated inside of one week: Vermont on Wednesday and North Carolina on Thursday.
  • Sharpton a key adviser to Obama on Ferguson

    08/22/2014 8:45:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The New York Post ^ | August 22, 2014 | Pat Bailey
    The Rev. Al Sharpton is the White House’s man on the ground in Ferguson. The 59-year-old Sharpton has become a key adviser to President Obama on race issues, according to Politico, and is acting as his liaison in the racially charged St. Louis suburb, where the police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown led to days of riots. Sharpton arrived at the protest site in Ferguson three days after the shooting and quickly began briefing the White House. “There’s a trust factor with The Rev from the Oval Office on down,” a White House official told Politico. “He gets it,...
  • Church prepares for Michael Brown funeral (eulogy will be delivered by Sharpton)

    08/22/2014 8:06:29 PM PDT · by maggief · 67 replies
    CNN ^ | August 22, 2014 | Jake Tapper
    (CNN) – The Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Ferguson, Missouri, is preparing for a very big day. Come Monday, the seats will be full of mourners to remember Michael Brown. The church's special events manager Denise Makey is busy preparing for the largest event the congregation has ever seen, making room for more than 5,000 people. (snip) The church, led by Rev. Michael Jones, is expecting a huge crowd for the service, which will be public at the request of the Brown family. The details of the program are still being worked out, but the eulogy will be delivered...
  • Michael Brown shooting: Vigil for dead teen turns violent

    08/11/2014 7:34:58 PM PDT · by grundle · 67 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | August 11, 2014
    FERGUSON, Mo. - A day of anger over a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen in suburban St. Louis turned to mayhem as people looted businesses, vandalized vehicles and confronted police in riot gear who tried to block access to parts of the city. Additionally, Laura Hettiger, a reporter for CBS affiliate KMOV-TV, tweeted that the police chief in Ferguson claims he and the St. Louis County Police chief were shot at overnight in a Walmart parking lot. Police told CBS affiliate KMOV-TV in St. Louis that close to 300 officers responded to the area and two officers...
  • 'City of big hearts' can take in 1,000 immigrant kids, Rahm says

    07/30/2014 6:27:04 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 60 replies
    suntimes.com ^ | July 30, 2014 | FRAN SPIELMAN
    Citing his immigrant grandfather’s frightening flight from the pogroms of Eastern Europe, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday defended his decision to open the city’s arms to 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children fleeing violence in Central America. Some have suggested that the humanitarian effort funded by the federal government is a diversion and that Emanuel should concentrate all of his efforts on protecting Chicago’s children from the gang violence that has claimed far too many innocent victims. But the mayor argued Wednesday that a city of big shoulders with an even bigger heart can walk and chew gum at the same time....
  • Hamas rockets reach Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

    07/08/2014 7:30:16 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 24 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 07/08/2014 | By YAAKOV LAPPIN, HERB KEINON
    For second time on Tuesday evening, Gaza terrorists launch rocket at central Israel; Tel Aviv and Jerusalem open public bomb shelters. Air raid sirens rang out in Greater Tel Aviv, and in Jerusalem, Kfar Saba and the Binyamina area on Tuesday evening, marking an increase in the Gazan rockets’ range, on the first day of Operation Protective Edge. An Iron Dome battery intercepted the incoming rocket over Tel Aviv. Hamas announced it had fired four M-75 rockets at the capital. Two loud thuds were heard in downtown Jerusalem shortly after the rocket warning siren went off at 9:56 p.m. Thousands...
  • Illegals tell Border Patrol: We come because we heard about a “new” U.S. law that lets minors stay

    06/16/2014 7:33:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/16/2014 | AllahPundit
    WaPo had this story a few days ago but Byron York has a smart post today about its deeper significance, as an expose of the White House’s latest lie about illegal immigration. Why are illegals from Central America, many of them kids, now streaming across the southwest border at a rate of 35,000 per month? Ask an Obama spin doctor like Josh Earnest that question and he’ll tell you there’s a simple explanation: Violence. They’re fleeing into Mexico to get away from gang wars, then continuing north to the United States. Ask the illegals themselves, though, and you get a...
  • American Soldier Who Served With Freed POW Casts Doubt on Official Story...

    06/01/2014 6:05:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 25 replies
    IJReview ^ | 6/1/2014 | Soopermexican
    Early Saturday it was announced by the administration that the only American prisoner of war in Afghanistan was released in exchange for 5 Guantanamo Bay terrorists being set free to Qatar. [Explicit language below.] The circumstances of the capture of Bowe Bergdahl had been in question long before his release – supposedly he had wandered off and captured by the Taliban. But a soldier on Twitter is claiming that the official story is untrue, and has posted his version of the events that led to Bowe’s capture as I originally posted on my blog. Towards the end of his story,...
  • Dystopia, CA - Man, 79, Beaten After Accidentally Bumping Into Car In Grocery Store Parking Lot

    05/13/2014 7:13:24 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 43 replies
    CBSLA.com ^ | May 8, 2014 | CBSLA.com
    Man, 79, Beaten After Accidentally Bumping Into Car In Grocery Store Parking Lot APPLE VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — A 79-year-old man was attacked when he accidentally bumped into a car in a grocery store parking lot in Apple Valley. The incident happened Sunday at a Stater Bros. on Bear Valley Road. According to sheriff’s officials, Alfred McOsker was unloading his groceries into his car when his leg touched a newer Hyundai parked next to him. The car’s owner accused McOsker of scratching his vehicle and then punched the older man repeatedly in the face. The victim’s daughter, Alison Rennie, said the...
  • Boehner: House Won’t Arrest Lois Lerner

    05/12/2014 9:31:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/12/2014 | Andrew Johnson
    The House may have voted to hold former Lois Lerner in contempt, but don’t expect John Boehner to authorize the sergeant-at-arms to arrest the former IRS employee at the center of the agency’s targeting of conservative groups. Instead, the speaker said the responsibility lies with the Justice Department and attorney general Eric Holder to prosecute Lerner. “Will he do it? We don’t know, but the ball is in his court,” Boehner told Fox News on Sunday. When asked why Boehner didn’t issue an arrest warrant himself, he said the provision has never been used before and he was “not sure...
  • BOOM! Anti-Gun Democrat Arrested for Trafficking Guns

    03/26/2014 8:45:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/26/14 | JohnHoft
    Senator Yee had made repeated attempts to outlaw popular semi-automatic rifles, and his most recent effort, SB 374, was vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown last year. Yee had vowed to reintroduce the legislation again in 2014, but will likely be more concerned about finding a good defense lawyer instead. The LA Times reported: Federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment against state Sen. Leland Yee in court Wednesday, accusing him of conspiring to commit wire fraud and traffic firearms. In all, 26 people, including former school board president Keith Jackson, were indicted on charges related to an extensive crime ring headed by...
  • Judge: No, parents can’t be forced to financially support their disobedient 18-year-old child

    03/05/2014 2:26:05 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/05/2014 | AllahPundit
    C’mon. In the new America, you’re not really an adult until you’re 26. Maybe longer, depending on the next unilateral executive rule change.This case had to end this way, didn’t it? Rachel Canning, a senior at Morris Catholic High School, went to court to force her parents, Sean and Elizabeth Canning, to pay her child support, her private school tuition, medical and related bills, college expenses and legal fees. Canning is an honor student and athlete, but her parents have stopped paying her bills because, they say, she would not obey their rules…Her parents countered that she voluntarily left home...
  • SUPER BOWL 2014: RIOT POLICE RESTORE ORDER IN SEATTLE AFTER SEAHAWKS WIN

    02/03/2014 2:01:23 PM PST · by big'ol_freeper · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Feb 14
    After the Seattle Seahawks won their first Super Bowl in franchise history on Sunday, fans in Seattle jumped on cars, took over intersections, torched couches, and riot police had to be brought in to restore order.
  • Too good to check – Obamacare call center workers not getting healthcare benefits

    07/27/2013 7:05:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/27/2013 | Jazz Shaw
    The good news for Contra Costa County in California was that they were getting a brand spanking new call center, which would provide more than 200 good paying jobs. It was part of the support network for Obamacare… a place where people could call at any time with questions. The call center in Concord is gearing up for full operation in October, but recent revelations in the news have put a fly in the ointment. Now, with two months to go before the Concord operation opens to serve the public, information has surfaced that about half the jobs are part-time,...
  • Obama: I’m no Dick Cheney!

    06/18/2013 4:53:47 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 22 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-18-13 | DrJohn
    Barack Obama sought to once again use Dick Cheney as a whipping boy to create a distinction between his and the previous administration. President Barack Obama used a television interview set to air Monday night to defend his administration’s use of far-reaching surveillance programs as carefully supervised and controlled. Obama also appeared to reject comparisons between himself and Vice President Dick Cheney, who strongly backed similar surveillance efforts in the George W. Bush administration and has defended Obama’s continuation of national security-related programs similar in many respects to those pursued by the previous administration. “Some people say, ‘Well, you know,...
  • NSA head: Surveillance helped thwart more than 50 terror plots

    06/18/2013 7:15:31 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 101 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 18 Jun 13 | Sean Sullivan
    Intelligence officials said Tuesday that the government’s sweeping surveillance efforts have helped thwart “potential terrorist events” more than 50 times since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, and the officials detailed two new examples to illustrate the utility of the programs. In testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, officials cited a nascent plot to blow up the New York Stock Exchange and a case involving an individual providing financial support to an overseas terrorist group.
  • Michelle Obama in heated confrontation with heckler, incident left out of transcript

    06/05/2013 7:34:48 AM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/5/13 | Staff
    First lady Michelle Obama got into a heated confrontation with a heckler at a fundraiser on Tuesday night, though the standoff never made its way into the official transcript put out by the White House. The pool report, which is produced by and for members of the media, detailed the incident. According to the report, the first lady was interrupted about 12 minutes into her speech at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Washington. A pro-gay rights protester began shouting in support of an executive order on gay rights. "One of the things I don´t do well is this,"
  • Group: D.C. gunman may have targeted us, too (Traditional Values Coalition)

    08/18/2012 9:57:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The head of a second Christian conservative organization said Friday she was told by authorities that a note containing her group's contact information was found in the pocket of a man charged with opening fire at the Washington offices of another such group, wounding a security guard. Traditional Values Coalition President Andrea Lafferty said FBI agents visited her group's Capitol Hill offices hours after the Wednesday morning shooting as part of their investigation. The next day, she said, members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force came by and confirmed that "our information was in his pocket," including the location of...
  • Sheila Jackson Lee: This F&F debacle started under Bush

    06/20/2012 5:04:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 61 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | June 20, 2012 | Erika Johnson
    This is getting tiresome. The a href=http://www.therightscoop.com/sheila-jackson-lee-blames-bush-admin-for-fast-and-furious-supports-holder-because-of-patent-law-or-something/>Right Scoop grabbed this clip of Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) on C-SPAN reprimanding Republicans’ investigation into deadly gunwalking scandal Fast & Furious by — yet again — chalking it up to one of President Obama’s ‘inherited’ problems. Sheila Jackson Lee blames Bush for Fast and Furious, says Holder is innocent “This Fast and Furious debacle started under the Bush administration, and it is been evidenced by various reports that it started with the ATL office in Arizona unbeknownst to leadership in Washington D.C., at least leadership that came in under the Obama administration...
  • Hitler Finds Out Scott Walker Won in Wisconsin

    06/09/2012 7:26:39 PM PDT · by wildbill · 19 replies
    You Tube ^ | June 5, 2012 | Funibot
    Hitler Finds Out Scott Walker Won in Wisconsin