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  • Jaywalkers beware: Ithaca Police are cracking down on crosswalk evaders

    07/20/2016 7:28:00 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 27 replies
    © 2016 WSTM ^ | TUESDAY, JULY 19TH 2016 | BY TYLER HEAD
    ITHACA, N.Y. -- This weekend Ithaca Police will have extra officers patrolling the streets on the lookout for unsafe and intolerable activity - in particular, violations committed by pedestrians. Police say extra officers will be on patrol from July 22 to July 25 during various hours of the day and night. A release by police advises that "officers will utilize a zero tolerance approach for all violations observed." The department says the goal is to increase pedestrian safety on Ithaca's streets, sidewalks and crosswalks.
  • Violence plagues Ithaca on 4th of July

    07/04/2014 6:27:05 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 9 replies
    Thursday night was no celebration for Ithaca Police, who responded to multiple reports of violence throughout the city. At around 12:06 a.m. Friday, Ithaca Police responded to a report of a 25-year-old Ithaca man who was severely beaten with a baseball bat in the city.... At around 12:15 a.m. that same night, police were called to the Holiday Inn on Cayuga Street to respond to a physical dispute... Later that night, just after 1:30 a.m., Ithaca Police got a report of shots fired in the 600 block of Chestnut Street. Police say two people were driving when a person shot...
  • Woman Arrested for Trumansburg Baseball Theft also Ithaca Planning Executive

    02/15/2014 12:14:53 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 19 replies
    The fate of the Executive Assistant of the City of Ithaca Planning and Development department is unknown, following charges she stole money from a Trumansburg baseball organization. Debbie Grunder, a 48-year-old Lansing resident, pleaded not guilty Monday to stealing $6,350 as treasurer of the Trumansburg Travel Baseball, a nonprofit summer league for players between 9 and 15. League Commissioner Jeff Ives said the organization’s budget is less than $5,000, according to the Ithaca Journal. Trumansburg police have charged Grunder with grand larceny and falsifying business records while treasurer of the organization. According to Trumansburg Police Chief Thomas Ferretti, Grunder paid...
  • They Don't Talk Much About Joel Myrick

    12/17/2012 5:26:10 PM PST · by grandpa jones · 13 replies
    nuke's ^ | 12/17/12 | nuke
    On October 1, 1997 at Pearl High School in Pearl, MS, 16-year-old Luke Woodham killed two students and injured seven others. Before the shooting at began, Woodham stabbed his mother to death in their home as she was about to begin her morning jog. The shootings shocked the country. It was said many times, if this can happen in Pearl, it can happen anywhere. Unfortunately, over the years, this statement has proven to be true. The shootings at Pearl High School was the first of the modern-day rash of school shootings. But it could have been much worse. But for...
  • ACT NOW: Support the Scott Gardner Act (H.R. 3808 - Mandatory Deportation for DUI Illegals)

    03/15/2012 7:44:06 AM PDT · by montag813 · 15 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 03-15-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With Arizona America has witnessed an stunning rise in drunk driving fatalities committed by illegal aliens - many of whom had previous criminal records and even prior DUIs - yet remained free in this country to drink, drive and kill Americans. This has always been a problem - with both Federal officials and local law enforcement dropping the ball. But thanks to new, relaxed deportation guidelines of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the numbers have increased to record levels in the past two years. Above: A life of service destroyed in an instant: Sister Denise Mosier and...
  • Rep. Myrick announces she’ll retire this year

    02/07/2012 1:24:25 PM PST · by SMGFan · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 7, 2012 | By Josh Lederman and Cameron Joseph
    Rep. Sue Myrick (R-N.C.) will not run for reelection in November, the nine-term congresswoman announced Tuesday. First elected in 1994, Myrick was one of the first Republicans to join the Tea Party Caucus in the House, and served on the Energy and Commerce and Intelligence committees.
  • MYRICK: 'Homegrown' Terrorists Are Working Within U.S.

    08/25/2010 3:35:44 AM PDT · by Cindy · 18 replies
    Charlotte ^ | Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 | By Jim Morrrill
    SNIPPET: "Republican U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick warned a Huntersville audience Tuesday about the dangers of "homegrown terrorism" and new Iranian inroads into the Americas." SNIPPET: ""I'm extremely concerned about Iran and the situation in the Middle East," she said. "People don't want to face the fact that we have terrorist organizations operating in this hemisphere and this country." Myrick, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, said she's disturbed by reported activities in this hemisphere by the Lebanese-based Islamic group Hezbollah, seen by many as an Iranian proxy. Myrick repeated what she wrote in a June 23 letter to Homeland...
  • Muslim leader implodes on air

    02/28/2010 1:55:48 AM PST · by bogusname · 40 replies · 2,751+ views
    WND ^ | February 28, 2010 | WorldNetDaily
    A Muslim leader who has tried to portray the founder of the Congressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus in Washington as an extremist "hatemonger" was himself exposed as an extremist on a popular radio program. For years, Jibril Hough has represented himself and his North Carolina mosque as "moderate," while putting Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., on the defensive as an anti-Muslim fanatic who "shoots from the hip" when sounding the alarm about homegrown Islamic terrorism. Myrick, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, co-founded the Capitol Hill caucus after 9/11 to educate Americans about the growing threat from jihadists. But during an in-studio...
  • Rep. Myrick Repeats Call to Cut CAIR Ties

    10/18/2009 6:18:03 AM PDT · by kellynla · 15 replies · 654+ views
    THE HILL ^ | 10/17/09 | Jordy Yager/Michael M. Gleeson
    Rep. Sue Myrick (R-N.C.) continued to accuse a Muslim advocacy group of attempting to place interns on key national security committees to sway policy in its favor, a day after the group’s spokesman received a death threat. Asked for her opinion on CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper receiving a death threat after the accusations she made on Wednesday, Myrick’s office reiterated her calls for Congress to stop dealing with the group. “Why would anyone allow a group, who the FBI says is tied to terrorism, to influence national security policy, or any policy for that matter?” she said in a statement....
  • Lawmakers to 'make public a national security threat on Capitol Hill'

    10/14/2009 11:20:07 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 18 replies · 1,832+ views ^ | October 14, 2009 | Bob Cusack and Jordy Yager
    Three House Republicans are scheduled to hold a press conference on Wednesday morning to "make public a national security threat on Capitol Hill." Reps. Sue Myrick (R-N.C.), John Shadegg (R-Ariz.) and Paul Broun (R-Ga.) will hold a 10 a.m. press conference in the Capitol on the homeland security issue. The congressional daybook schedule does not provide further details. According to a source familiar with the issue, the press conference will focus on a non-profit group that has "known terrorist ties."
  • The Translator Scandal Ripens

    05/05/2008 2:50:14 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 32 replies · 358+ views
    New English Review ^ | May 2008 | Jerry Gordon
    For over a year, we have been waging a relentless, nearly solitary battle in apprising the Congress and the American public about a billion dollar boondoggle and scandal: the lack of credible Arabic translators for our national security and intelligence agencies. As a result hundreds have been killed in Iraq from infiltration of our military and civilian intelligence agencies by agents of Islamist terrorists. Our FBI and CIA have been infiltrated by Muslim linguists who have successfully evaded polygraph tests and been able to pass on vital information to terror groups in the Middle East such as Hezbollah. Tens of...
  • 'Why We Left Islam' Editors Blast CAIR

    05/03/2008 6:46:53 AM PDT · by kellynla · 13 replies · 139+ views ^ | April 29, 2008 | staff
    LOS ANGELES – The editors of a new book compiling the testimonies of ex-Muslims say they weren't surprised when the Council on American-Islamic Relations attacked their work without reading it. But, say Islamic experts Joel Richardson and Susan Crimp, they were shocked that the New York Daily News characterized the group as the voice of moderate Muslims. "Why We Left Islam: Former Muslims Speak Out," published by WND Books, was skewered by CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper in the paper – weeks before today's official release date. The book is controversial for two reasons – the gripping firsthand personal accounts of...
  • U.S. lawmaker demands: Revoke Carter's passport

    04/20/2008 4:59:28 AM PDT · by Man50D · 21 replies · 63+ views ^ | April 19, 2008
    A Republican congressional leader called on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to revoke former President Jimmy Carter's passport in response to his traveling to Syria and Egypt to meet with delegations from the terrorist group Hamas. Since 1995, the Palestinian organization has officially been designated by the United States as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. "Former President Carter has acted in contradiction of international agreements to isolate Hamas," said Rep. Sue Myrick, deputy Republican whip in the House. "He has acted in defiance of both United States policy and international policy." After Hamas won the 2006 Palestinian parliamentary elections, Washington, along...
  • U.S. Rep Calls for Revocation of Carter's Passport

    04/18/2008 1:56:19 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 16 replies · 74+ views
    Investigative Project on Terrorism ^ | April 17, 2008 | IPT News
    U.S. Rep Calls for Revocation of Carter's Passport IPT News April 17, 2008As former President Jimmy Carter tours the Middle East, his plans to meet terrorist leaders have met with increasing criticism from authorities within the United States, including a senior U.S. Representative requesting Carter's passport be revoked by the State Department. On Tuesday, Carter physically embraced senior Hamas official Nasser Shaer, a former Deputy Prime Minister in the Hamas government, at a meeting in Ramallah. Additionally, Carter has voiced his plans to meet with the Hamas' top leadership, including Mahmoud Zahar and Said Siam, in Cairo and Hamas Supreme...
  • Rep. Myrick Unveils “Wake Up America” Agenda

    04/18/2008 2:02:19 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 20 replies · 47+ views
    Rep. Sue Myrick Press Release ^ | 18 April 08 | Sue Myrick
    (Washington, D.C.) — Today, Rep. Sue Myrick (NC-9) released her “Wake Up America” agenda. Rep. Myrick’s goal in releasing her agenda is to alert, and educate, Americans to terrorist threats here at home posed by radical Islamic extremists. This agenda is the start of Rep. Myrick’s work on these issues. As she moves forward on these points, she will update the public on her findings. Her ten point agenda is below. There is also a link at the bottom to provide in-depth background information on all these points so that the public has a more clear understanding of the agenda...
  • Congresswoman tries to yank Carter's passport

    04/18/2008 9:59:38 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 54 replies · 147+ views
    AJC ^ | 04/18/2008 | BOB DEANS
    WASHINGTON - He no longer travels aboard Air Force One; now former President Jimmy Carter could be restricted to domestic flights. It's not likely to happen, but Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., wants Carter's U.S. passport pulled because he met Thursday with members of Hamas in the Middle East. Hamas is the party of the elected government in the Palestinian territory of Gaza. The State Department lists Hamas as a terrorist group, however, meaning U.S. officials are not to meet with them. Myrick has called for Carter's passport to be removed and for U.S. taxpayer money to be cut off from...
  • Myrick wants Carter's passport revoked (NC Republican)

    04/17/2008 5:59:36 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 26 replies · 142+ views
    WBT NEWS ^ | 04.17.2008
    A North Carolina Republican member of Congress is calling for the State Department to revoke the passport of former President Jimmy Carter, who's been meeting, against the wishes of the U.S. Government, with representatives of the Palestinian terror group Hamas. Congresswoman Sue Myrick of Charlotte, speaking on the Jeff Katz Show on WBT Radio, says Carter's actions have made a lot of people in the House extremely angry. Officials with Hamas say the meeting with Carter will boost the group's legitimacy, despite criticism by the U.S. and Israel.
  • Embattled Muslim aide to leave Pentagon job (FLASH!!! More on Major Coughlin Story)

    02/11/2008 8:31:48 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 105 replies · 447+ views
    The Investigative Project on Terrorism. ^ | 11 February 2008 | The Investigative Project on Terrorism.
    Embattled Muslim aide to leave Pentagon job Hesham Islam's 'resume didn't add up,' official says WorldNetDaily February 11, 2008In a stunning turn of events, a high-level Muslim military aide blamed for costing an intelligence contractor his job will step down from his own Pentagon post, WND has learned. Meanwhile, his rival, Maj. Stephen Coughlin, a leading authority on Islamic war doctrine, may stay in the Pentagon, moving from the office of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to the office of the secretary of defense. However, sources say a former U.S. ambassador to Turkey is trying to block...
  • Black Republican a Dem nightmare

    05/29/2006 9:05:26 AM PDT · by AliVeritas · 30 replies · 1,055+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 5-29-2006 | Robert Novak
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. -- Richmond Myrick, the principal of Largo High School, is a registered Democrat in overwhelmingly Democratic Prince George's County next to Washington, D.C. He has not been active politically and is not recorded as having made any contributions to candidates for federal office. Yet recently, he stood in the parking lot of Prince George's Community College adjoining his school to introduce Republican Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele, whom he has endorsed for the U.S. Senate. Myrick is African American, as are most students at Largo High. So is Steele. If enough non-political blacks follow Myrick's course, Steele...
  • Myrick [R-NC]: N.C. must halt illegal driver licenses (bill would cut off $870 million to N.C.)

    11/09/2005 3:46:30 PM PST · by southernnorthcarolina · 43 replies · 3,497+ views
    Charlotte Observer ^ | November 9, 2005 | Tim Funk
    WASHINGTON - Citing national security, GOP Rep. Sue Myrick of Charlotte introduced legislation Wednesday that would deny North Carolina $870 million in federal highway money unless it stops issuing driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. Specifically, Myrick's bill would target six states that still accept taxpayer ID numbers -- issued by the Internal Revenue Service -- as proof of identity or residence by persons seeking a driver's license. Besides North Carolina, Myrick's office said, those states are West Virginia, Illinois, Utah, New Mexico and Kentucky. But Myrick, who is looking at a possible run for governor in 2008, led off her...
  • Police: Hit And Run Driver In Country Illegally

    11/28/2005 9:59:12 PM PST · by hipaatwo · 21 replies · 701+ views
    (CBS 3) BENSALEM, PA The man who police say is responsible for killing a 14-year-old in a hit and run in Bensalem was arraigned on Monday. The deadly hit and run took the life of Rasheen Newkirk, a special needs student at Bensalem High School. Police say the driver responsible is Carlos Hunaga-Reyes who is in the country illegally. He is from Ecuador and does not have a license. “He is very nervous and very sorry for the accident,” said Spanish interpreter, Estrella Forge, adding, “He really feels bad about the family and he does not know what to do.”...
  • Congresswoman: Three Al Qaeda Caught in U.S. After Crossing Border with Mexico

    11/09/2005 4:49:04 PM PST · by kristinn · 435 replies · 20,949+ views
    Wednesday, November 9, 2005 | Kristinn
    Rep. Sue Myrick (R-N.C.) let slip a bombshell disclosure at a news conference today to announce a bill targeting states that allow illegal aliens to get drivers licenses. During the Q&A with reporters, Myrick gave as a reason for proposing the bill the recent capture of three al Qaeda terrorists at the U.S.-Mexico border. A check of Google News turned up no references to this incident, yet Myrick stated this was a 'given fact.' No reporter asked her about this revelation, but it was noted at the end of a Charlotte Observer article by Tim Funk. Two Representatives from North...
  • N.C. woman trying to emerge from coma

    09/19/2005 7:27:59 AM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 24 replies · 1,443+ views
    News-Record & AP ^ | September 19, 2005 | AP
    CHARLOTTE (AP) — Relatives of a woman critically injured in an apparent drunken driving wreck two months ago said she is trying to awaken from a coma. Tina Gardner, 31, of Mount Holly, was a passenger in a Subaru station wagon driven by her husband, Scott Gardner that collided with a truck driven by Ramiro Gallegos on July 16 in coastal Brunswick County. Scott Gardner was killed in the accident. The couple's two young children suffered minor injuries. Tina Gardner suffered severe injuries and has been at WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh in a coma since. A family Web...
  • Myrick holds town meeting to discuss illegal immigration - Scott Gardner Immigration Act

    08/16/2005 3:14:02 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 15 replies · 373+ views
    GASTONIA -- Congresswoman Sue Myrick will take her tough talk on illegal immigration to the people Tuesday night in a community meeting in Gastonia to discuss her proposed Scott Gardner Immigration Act. The proposal is named for the Gaston County man who police say was killed by an illegal immigrant driving drunk. Some critics of the proposed legislation worry about the impact it could have on local businesses and on a segment of the population. Some people 6NEWS spoke to Tuesday agree with Myrick that drunk driving has to be stopped. But they said Myrick is reaching too far in...
  • DWI Death Prompts Myrick To Propose Immigration Changes - local police would track illegal aliens

    08/15/2005 7:59:18 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 13 replies · 494+ views
    GASTONIA, N.C. -- Reacting to the death of a North Carolina man in drunken driving accident involving an illegal immigrant, U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick on Monday unveiled a proposal that she said would make local police more responsible for tracking illegal immigrants, Myrick said.The legislation would require all state and local law enforcement agencies to report immigration status, deportation orders and failures to appear to the FBI's National Crime Information Center database within 30 days of the incident.
  • Myrick: You're drunk, you're driving, you're illegal, you're deported, period

    08/15/2005 3:02:13 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 74 replies · 1,532+ views ^ | August 15, 2005 | By JOHN ROMERO / 6NEWS
    Congresswoman Sue Myrick unveiled the "Scott Gardner Immigration Act" Monday. The proposed legislation offers immigrations reforms that are more strict, more far reaching than almost anything that had been suggested before including requiring local cops in Charlotte and across the United States to be immigration police. Gardner was the Gaston County man killed this summer by a drunk driver. The suspect was in the country illegally. “You're drunk, you're driving, you're illegal, you're deported, period,” Myrick said. Myrick’s act would put people like alleged drunk driver, Ramiro Gallegos, an undocumented immigrant with five previous DUI charges into a national FBI...
  • Myrick to seek change in immigration system - "The Scott Gardner Act"

    08/11/2005 1:37:43 AM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 14 replies · 1,045+ views
    Myrick to seek change in immigration system JIM MORRILL Staff Writer To help fix an immigration system she believes is broken, U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick plans to introduce the "The Scott Gardner Act" when Congress returns in September.Gardner was the Mount Holly man killed last month in Brunswick County when his car was hit by a truck driven by an illegal Mexican immigrant. Ramiro Gallegos has been charged with drunken driving and murder.It was Gallegos' fifth impaired driving charge in five years. He was eligible for deportation each time he was arrested. Though he was entered in computers as an...
  • NC Couple Fights Politics Posing as Justice

    07/27/2003 4:15:02 AM PDT · by hdrabon · 25 replies · 404+ views
    Scams and Scandals ^ | July 26, 2003 | Tai Aguirre
    US Attorney General John Ashcroft Silent of North Carolina Representative Sue Myrick's (Rep.) Investigation Request for NC Childcare owners, Sandra & Hubert Rabon
  • President Seeks $53 Billion for Education Programs, School Choice

    02/07/2003 11:22:33 AM PST · by Commander8 · 6 replies · 276+ views
    CNS News ^ | February 04, 2003 | Christine Hall
    ( President Bush wants 53.1 billion in federal taxes to spend on public education for fiscal year 2004 as part of the record $2.2 trillion budget he sent to Congress on Monday. Democrats are accusing the president of not spending enough.
  • N.C. congressional members under fire for (Lott's scalp in hand, racial McCarthyists at it again!)

    02/06/2003 7:03:18 PM PST · by winin2000 · 2 replies · 282+ views ^ | 02/06/03 | Unsigned
    <p>HIGH POINT, North Carolina (AP) -- An advocacy group criticized two North Carolina congressional members for comments they made about Arab-Americans, saying the remarks are part of "a very disturbing trend."</p> <p>Rep. Howard Coble, R-N.C., who heads the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, said on a radio call-in program Tuesday that he agreed with the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Coble made his remark when a caller suggested Arabs in the United States should be confined.</p>
  • G.O.P.'s "cardinals of Spending are reined in by house leaders

    12/03/2002 6:56:04 AM PST · by tom paine 2 · 42 replies · 483+ views
    New york Times | December 2, 2002 | David Firestone
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 — It was several steps short of a full-blown purge, but a recent move by the strong-minded Republican House leadership to consolidate its power over the next Congress still packed enough force to jolt Capitol Hill. In a display of discipline applauded by some of the most conservative House members, the leadership pulled in the reins on the 13 Republican members who control most discretionary federal spending, a group of subcommittee chairmen so powerful they are known as the Cardinals. From now on, House leaders said, the chairmen will be selected not by seniority but by J....