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  • Lena Dunham will join Daily News for live chat with fans (freeping opportunity)

    01/05/2015 9:08:38 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 16 replies
    © Copyright 2015 NYDailyNews.com. All rights reserved. ^ | Sunday, January 4, 2015, 11:20 PM | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    The creator/writer/star/comic genius of HBO’s hit “Girls” will join the Daily News on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. to bare . . . her soul to readers in an exclusive live chat....Start the ball rolling by submitting your questions now at nydn.us/lena or tweet them to #NYDNChat.
  • Protester who advocates peace charged with setting fire at Berkeley QT

    12/27/2014 2:15:35 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    St Louis Post Dispatch ^ | 12/27/14 | Christine Byers
    One of the most frequently quoted and photographed Ferguson protesters was charged Saturday with setting fire to a Berkeley convenience store earlier this week. St. Louis County police arrested Joshua Williams, 19, of St. Louis, on Friday after several local media outlets and store surveillance captured images of him trying to set a pile of wood on fire outside the QuikTrip on North Hanley Road early Wednesday. Williams confessed to setting fires at the store in a videotaped interview, according to court documents.
  • Scott Stapp Relatives Panic He's Out to Kill Obama [911 Tape]

    12/12/2014 12:55:12 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 18 replies
    tmz.com ^ | 12/12/14 | TMZ
    Scott Stapp Relatives Panic He's Out to Kill Obama [911 Tape] Scott Stapp threatened to assassinate President Obama ... and his alarmed wife and sister-in-law made a desperate 911 call to stop him. Scott had just gone AWOL from a mental facility late last month, when his sister-in-law told the 911 dispatcher he was cruising around his neighborhood, shirtless on a bicycle. She says the former Creed frontman claimed to be a CIA agent and his mission was to kill Obama. Stapp claimed in a rambling video the IRS is trying to ruin his life because he's been trashing Obama....
  • Michael Brown’s mom taking son’s case to the UN Committee Against Torture

    11/04/2014 8:46:06 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 30 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 10/4/14 | Allen West
    I just have to put this one down in the “no, this can’t be really happening” category. However, I did everything to examine if this was a hoax but it appears not. According to Vice News, “Lesley McSpadden, the mother of the 18-year-old boy (Michael Brown) whose death at the hands of a Ferguson police officer in August sparked weeks of protests, is going to Geneva, Switzerland next month to speak about her son and other victims of police brutality in front of the United Nations. Mike Brown’s killing is still under investigation by federal officials, while a local grand...
  • Bay Area tech company caught paying imported workers $1.21 per hour

    10/31/2014 11:20:28 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 62 replies
    Engadget ^ | 23 October 2014 | Ben Gilbert
    Ever heard of Electronics for Imaging? We hadn't either until this morning, but it's apparently a multimillion dollar, multinational, public corporation based out of Fremont, California. And the United States Department of Labor just caught EFI red-handed in an investigation, which found that "about eight employees" were flown in from India to work 120-hour weeks for $1.21 per hour. EFI apparently thought it was okay to pay the employees the same wages they'd be paid in India (in Indian rupees). Here's the unbelievably crazy sounding quote EFI gave to NBC's Bay Area affiliate: "We unintentionally overlooked laws that require even...
  • MARK CUBAN: Here's What Republicans Should Do Next

    10/22/2014 9:30:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/22/2014 | Colin Campbell
    Billionaire investor Mark Cuban has some advice for the Republican Party: Drop the social issues. "If I was going to give guidance to the Republican Party, ... I'd say, 'Stay completely out of social issues," Cuban said Tuesday morning on CNBC's "Squawk Box." The "Shark Tank" star and Dallas Mavericks owner said this would allow the GOP to communicate a strong message on the economy. "If you stay out of social issues, then the conversation from that side will only be about economics, and business, and growing business, and ideas," he said. "It should be easy!" Cuban also said he...
  • Snowden Film "Citizen Four" Reveals How He Did It Read

    10/13/2014 10:19:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 13, 2014 | Mike Shedlock
    Once again I salute Edward Snowden as an all-American hero. On second thought, make that an all-world hero. A movie on how and why Snowden revealed NSA wiretaps is about to be released. Showbiz reports Edward Snowden Doc Premieres: Shocking Inside Look at How He Did It. Citizen Four is the shocking doc about Edward Snowden made by Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras. Just screened tonight was the two hour film which will be released by the Weinstein Company this month. It doesn’t paint the Obama administration in a very good light as Snowden explains how the government has violated...
  • “Well respected feminist” author suggests ISIS beheadings were faked, other interesting theories

    10/06/2014 1:58:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/06/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    I’m not sure how many of you remember Naomi Wolf, author of the once widely touted book The Beauty Myth more than twenty years ago. Thinking back, the last time I recall hearing much about her was during the 2000 election cycle. (She worked for Gore.) But apparently she’s still out and about, staying active in public policy and sharing her various opinions on social media. And some of her most recent theories are certainly… interesting. Author and former Democratic political consultant Naomi Wolf published a series of Facebook posts on Saturday in which she questioned the veracity of...
  • Lerner Associate: "I Don’t Understand How Anyone But Straight White Men Can Vote Republican”

    07/16/2014 12:46:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 71 replies
    Townhall ^ | 7/16/14 | Guy Benson
    Federal employees, like all Americans, are entitled to hold passionate political beliefs. Most executive branch federal employees, however, may not engage in certain political activities, thanks to an anti-conflict of interest principle enshrined in a federal law called the Hatch Act. To wit, President Bush requested the resignation of his GSA administrator in 2008 after the US Office of Special Counsel determined she had violated federal law by participating in a video conference with Karl Rove and sending out partisan letters. (The New York Times was scandalized at the time, though I strangely can´t find their editorial calling for Kathleen
  • She Once Thought Obama Was the Messiah. Now She Says ‘He Lied About Everything’ (Video)

    07/15/2014 7:51:32 PM PDT · by AuditTheFed · 58 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 07-15-2014 | Gina Cassini
    by Gina Cassini | Top Right NewsIn October 2008, she made an emotional statement that quickly became iconic in the presidential race -- both to Obama's swooning fans and his lambasting critics. Peggy Joseph said this, minutes after an Obama speech in Sarasota, Florida, just days before the election...
  • I clean high school bathrooms, and my new $15/hour salary will change everything

    07/08/2014 2:56:14 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 56 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7-7-14 | Raul Meza
    Monday through Friday, my full-time job is cleaning restrooms at Van Nuys High School. But that work is not the hardest part of my life. The hardest part is saying goodbye to my 4-year-old son when he asks me not to go to work again. In order to make ends meet, I also work weekends and nights. I know I’m lucky to have a full-time job as a facility attendant in the Los Angeles Unified School District. I’ve done that for 10 years, and some days are better than others, but I like the work, and my co-workers are a...
  • Actor Who Plays POTUS on Fox’s ‘24’ Touts He’s ‘a Big Fan’ of ‘Smart’ Obama

    06/17/2014 6:29:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 75 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/16/2014 | Brent Baker
    William Devane (IMDb page), who plays “President James Heller” on Fox’s prime time 24: Live Another Day, told USA Today that “obviously I’m a big fan of Obama, as a guy who’s smart and articulate” and, in his acting, “I say to myself, ‘what has got to be going on in the private side of this guy’s brain’ – the pressure, the racism that is thrown out — and he handles it with such dignity.’”
  • "'Democracy' is a cult in the West." [-Robert Bergdahl]

    06/03/2014 9:28:26 AM PDT · by matt1234 · 28 replies
    twitter via UK Daily Mail ^ | 29 Mar 2014 | Robert Bergdahl
    @daqeqa Agree! "Democracy" is a cult in the West. I think most of afgs see law in terms of sharia not secular democracy, man centric laws.
  • Oliver Stone signs on to direct Edward Snowden biopic: ‘It is one of the greatest stories

    06/02/2014 11:57:11 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 9 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | June 2 2014 | Kirthana Ramisetti
    Full Title: Oliver Stone signs on to direct Edward Snowden biopic: ‘It is one of the greatest stories of our time’/// Oliver Stone doesn’t shy away from controversial topics and his latest movie project is no exception. The Oscar-winning director announced Monday that he will tackle a film based on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, the Guardian reports. Stone’s film was based on an adaptation of Guardian journalist Luke Harding’s book, “The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man.” Harding and other Guardian journalists will serve as consultants to the film. “This is one of the greatest...
  • Edward Snowden, Moscow's Accidental Tourist

    06/01/2014 5:12:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 1, 2014 | Debra J. Saunders
    National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has found the court of public opinion to be far more receptive than a court of law. He conducts the occasional interview with seemingly sympathetic journalists. NBC News aired one such interview with anchorman Brian Williams on Wednesday night. "Do you see yourself as a patriot?" Williams asked. "I do," answered Snowden, now 30. He was just trying to protect the country and the Constitution "from the encroachment of adversaries -- and those adversaries don't have to be foreign countries." Dianne Feinstein, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, was having none of it. "In...
  • Woman who murdered her former lesbian lover's daughter,..........

    05/31/2014 4:51:24 PM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    mail online ^ | Ryan Gorman and Michael Zennie
    FULL TITLE: Woman who murdered her former lesbian lover's daughter, 2, and attempted to kill her son, 10, left a note explaining she was inspired to do it by a sermon on a Bible story about sacrifice The Florida mental health counselor accused of murdering her lesbian lover's two-year-old daughter earlier this week wrote a note claiming a sermon inspired the killing, it has been revealed. Kimberly Lucas, 40, is accused of drowning her former girlfriend Jacquelyn Jamason's two-year-old daughter Elliana and attempting to kill her 10-year-old son Ethan. Lucas wrote in the note that a sermon by Metropolitan Community...
  • Any stories of Obama buyer's remorse?

    05/27/2014 11:31:09 PM PDT · by eekitsagreek · 33 replies
    Just wondering if anyone has stories of people with Obama buyer's remorse. I am not talking about those who are dedicated leftists, but those who are more of the moderate or independent minded voter who now regret having voted for him once or twice. In my case, I met a woman who was absolutely taken by the way Obama spoke so eloquently. She was sure this man would change things for the better. She really believed that a new era had begun. Now that she has seen what Obama has done, she has really regretted voting for him and is...
  • I'm not a Democrat. I'm an anti-Republican. (Because - Benghazi hearings)

    05/13/2014 1:59:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The Week ^ | May 13, 2014 | Damon Linker
    The return of Benghazi is the latest evidence that the GOP is putting its unhinged obsessions before the good of the country. Back in March 2013, I wrote a column titled, "Why I am no longer a Republican." A more accurate (though admittedly more ponderous) title would have been, "One important reason among many that I am no longer a Republican." That important reason was the Iraq War, which I never supported and which the Bush administration and its legion of defenders in Washington and around the country justified in terms that struck me at the time as highly ideological,...
  • Rich Obama Donor Kicks Girlfriend 117 Times; Wait Until You See His Sentence

    04/26/2014 6:42:43 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 42 replies
    http://www.tpnn.com ^ | april 24, 2014 | matthew burke
    Major Democrat and Obama campaign donor Gurbaksh Chahal, the CEO of San Francisco based tech startup RadiumOne, was caught on camera brutally beating his girlfriend, including kicking her 117 times, sometimes to the head. The liberal Democrat also threatened several times to murder his girlfriend, according to police reports.  His sentence for the brutal assault? Chahal received an extremely light tap on the wrist, only 25 days of community service and no jail time, according to the Daily Mail, which also reports that Chahal attempted to smother his girlfriend during the beating.  According to the Washington Free Beacon,  progressive Chahal has contributed over...
  • OKCupid CEO donated to anti-gay marriage candidate (Why not fire him too?)

    04/08/2014 7:07:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/08/2014 | Rick Moran
    Mozilla's Brendan Eich was forced to resign for his support of Prop 8 in California in 2008.The online dating site OKCupid was a catalyst for getting him fired, urging its members and customers not to use Firefox because of Eich's position on gay marraige. But it turns out that OKCupid's CEO, Sam Yagan, donated to Utah Rep. Chris Cannon's campaign. Cannon cast several votes in Congress against gay marriage and gay rights. What should OKCupid's "community" do with this hater? Mother Jones: OkCupid's co-founder and CEO Sam Yagan once donated to an anti-gay candidate. (Yagan is also CEO of Match.com.) Specifically,...
  • Nostalgia, The Good Old Days – Who Needs Them?

    04/01/2014 8:51:27 AM PDT · by jxb7076 · 79 replies
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    Nostalgia, The Good Old Days – Who Needs Them? America needs a visionary for the future! During the past, and recent presidential election we hear the all too familiar suggestion of “returning to the good old days.” Every candidate talk about returning America to a sense of values. I don’t know about you but each time I hear, or heard that suggestion I get a little queasy in the stomach accompanied by a little bewilderment, confusion, and absolute disgust! Whenever I hear the suggestion I often wonder exactly what period in time they want to take us back to! Could...
  • Colin Powell: ‘Certain elements’ in Republican Party ‘demonize’ minorities, women

    02/07/2014 10:15:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 89 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 7, 2014 | Brendan Bordelon
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell doubled down on comments last year describing a “dark vein of intolerance” in the Republican Party, attacking voter ID laws and claiming there are “certain elements in the party that seem to go out of their way to demonize people who don’t look like the way they’d like them to look like.” Powell made the comments during a wide-ranging interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell marking the beginning of Black History Month. “You said that there’s a dark vein of intolerance in your Republican Party,” Mitchell told Powell. “I will repeat that now,” he responded....
  • Why I fled libertarianism — and became a liberal(puke)

    12/29/2013 9:46:32 PM PST · by gooblah · 47 replies
    Salon ^ | December 28 2013 | Edwin Lyngar
    The night before the 2008 Nevada Republican convention, the Ron Paul delegates all met at a Reno high school. Although I’d called myself a libertarian for almost my entire adult life, it was my first exposure to the wider movement.
  • No firearms policy at Toby Keith restaurant draws ire of gun rights advocates

    12/29/2013 12:54:54 PM PST · by servo1969 · 39 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 12-29-2013 | Fox News
    A policy at a new restaurant owned by country music star Toby Keith has some gun owners singing the blues. According to WTTG Fox 5, Keith's new restaurant in Woodbridge, Va., displays a sign on the front door that reads, "NO GUNS PERMITTED." Virginia is a gun-friendly state, the station reports, and citizens are allowed to openly carry a weapon into a bar or restaurant, as long as it's clearly visible. State law does, however, reportedly prohibit most citizens who are legally carrying a concealed weapon from consuming alcohol, but they are also allowed to go into a bar or...
  • Country star Toby Keith sparks outrage after banning GUNS from his new Virginia restaurant

    12/28/2013 6:54:54 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 119 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 17:34 EST, 28 December 2013 | Snejana Farberov
    Country star, actor and restaurateur Toby Keith sparked a controversy after banning guns from his newly opened eatery in Virginia. The 52-year-old Oklahoma native held a grand opening last week for his newest venture, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in the DC suburb of Woodbridge. But many of the singer’s fans who turned up for the event were shocked to discover a sign in the window that announced: “NO GUNS PERMITTED.” …
  • ‘NO GUNS’: PATRONS STUNNED TO SEE RESTRICTIVE GUN SIGN AT PRO-FIREARM COUNTRY MUSIC

    12/27/2013 1:37:02 PM PST · by lowbridge · 36 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | december 27, 2013 | dave urbanski
    A sign on a restaurant door that reads “No Guns Permitted” isn’t likely to turn many heads at most restaurants. But when the other, bigger sign heralding the name of the establishment reads “Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill,” you can bet a few feathers are getting ruffled. And indeed that’s one of the biggest reactions since the country music star’s restaurant opened last week in Woodbridge, Va., a Washington, D.C. suburb about a half hour south of the nation’s capital. The big sticking point is that gun-rights advocates note that Virginia law lets citizens enter restaurants and bars...
  • Marco Rubio on Edward Snowden: A 'Traitor' Who Sparked 'Conspiracy Theories'

    11/27/2013 10:24:35 AM PST · by kobald · 142 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | November 22, 2013 | Conor Friedersdorf
    This week in Washington, Senator Marco Rubio accused a fellow American of treason. Edward Snowden drew the Republican's ire by informing hundreds of millions of innocent people that the NSA is spying on them... Anyone familiar with the Snowden story will understand why Rubio's comments are misleading. Americans are concerned about their civil liberties because of the accurate information the former Booz Allen Hamilton contractor leaked. He isn't responsible for any conspiracy theories, except in the sense that a conspiracy is "an agreement to perform together an illegal, wrongful, or subversive act," and he exposed NSA and GCHQ cooperation on...
  • Guns and Ammo Editor Supports Gun Control in Editorial Feature for December Issue

    11/03/2013 12:54:47 PM PST · by BulletBobCo · 83 replies
    The Free Patriot ^ | November 3, 2013
    Time to cancel your subscriptions, Guns and Ammo Editor Dick Metcalf has penned an editorial for their December issue that will be leaving fans in shock; he’s supporting gun control. Metcalf claims there is a large difference between regulation, (well-regulated militia) and a direct infringement of civil rights, he has made this distinction the premise of his claims. “I bring this up,” he wrote, “because way too many gun owners still believe that any regulation of the right to keep and bear arms is an infringement. The fact is that all Constitutional rights are regulated, always have been, and need...
  • Jon Stewart: Unlikely Conservative Hero? The comedian has been critical of the Obamacare website...

    10/22/2013 11:02:12 AM PDT · by neverdem · 34 replies
    National Journal ^ | October 22, 2013 | Matt Vasilogambros
    The comedian has been critical of the Obamacare website rollout. And with Stewart's young audience, this could prove problematic for the president. There's an unlikely media hero for conservatives following the stumbled rollout of the Obamacare website: Comedy Central's Jon Stewart. Stewart, whose topical political rants have made him a favorite among liberals, in recent weeks has been an honest and harsh critic of the Obama administration for its implementation of the president's signature health care legislation. His latest show Monday evening is now making the rounds among conservative circles as a pointed takedown of the health care website's malfunctions...
  • SCOTT RIGGELL BETRAYS US ALL

    10/01/2013 1:01:32 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 54 replies
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    RINO Scott Riggell has surrendered. Calls for clean CR.
  • FRIEND: Navy Yard Shooter Liberal, Supported Obama

    09/17/2013 2:01:33 PM PDT · by sunmars · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | John Nolte
    Tuesday, on CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” Michael Ritrovato spoke at length about his friend, suspected Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. After expressing his condolences to the victims and their families, Ritrovato then expressed his shock over the actions of a man he described as being “like a brother to me” and a “good-natured guy.” Ritrovato went on to explain that two of them had a close relationship based in part on their differences, specifically race and politics. Alexis was black, Ritrovato is white. Ritrovato described himself as conservative and Alexis is “more of a liberal type” who supported...
  • Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    09/09/2013 5:43:18 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies
    Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize By: Tal Kopan July 15, 2013 10:41 AM EDT A Swedish sociology professor has nominated Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that awarding the former NSA employee would correct Nobel Committee’s mistake in giving the award to President Barack Obama in 2009. According to a translation of the letter published by the Daily Mail and RT.com, Umeĺ University professor Stefan Svallfors wrote the committee that Snowden has made the world safer in releasing information about United States surveillance. “Edward Snowden has - in a heroic effort at great personal cost -...
  • Did Sunny Obama Begin Life As Pink, a Well-Bred Puppy From a Republican Home?

    08/21/2013 12:19:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 8/21/2013 | Steve Friess
    Sunny Obama’s birth certificate has yet to be released — where is Donald Trump when you need him? — and the White House is being tight-lipped about the origins of the First Family's new Portuguese water dog puppy. But Daily Intelligencer has found a trail of evidence that seems to solve the mysteries around Washington, D.C.'s most adorable new media spectacle. The official White House announcement of Sunny's entry into the Obama family offered only a few sparse details, including that the puppy came from Michigan and was born in June of last year. In the small world of PWD...
  • Snowden downloaded NSA secrets while working for Dell, sources say

    08/15/2013 3:13:46 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 84 replies
    Reuter ^ | Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:50pm EDT
    Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden began downloading documents describing the U.S. government's electronic spying programs while he was working for Dell Inc in April 2012, almost a year earlier than previously reported, according to U.S. officials and other sources familiar with the matter.
  • Matt Damon: Obama 'broke up with me'

    08/09/2013 7:29:40 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies
    Matt Damon: Obama 'broke up with me' By Cameron Joseph - 08/09/13 09:50 AM ET Actor and former Obama fan Matt Damon isn't happy with the president. "He broke up with me," Damon tells BET. "There are a lot of things that I really question, the legality of the drone strikes, and these NSA revelations. Jimmy Carter came out and said 'we don't live in a democracy,' that's a little intense when an ex-president says that, so he's got some explaining to do, particularly for a constitutional law professor." Damon was a big supporter of Obama during his 2008 campaign,...
  • What the hex: OUI suspect charged in wild crash threatened cop with voodoo curse

    08/07/2013 11:47:42 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 16 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 8/7/13 | Jack Encarnaco
    A Cadillac-driving OUI suspect — charged with running a Boston Globe delivery truck off Interstate 93 and onto the Leverett Connector — was carrying three EBT cards, mocked a cop “for paying for food when she gets it for free” and threatened to put a voodoo curse on him, according to a police report. “I questioned her as to why she had other peoples (sic) EBT cards and she 
began screaming that I was a ‘dumb (expletive)’ for paying for food when she gets it for free,” trooper William Koko­cinski wrote of Vivencia 
Bellegarde, 25, of Everett, noting she had...
  • Snowden agrees to asylum in Venezuela: top lawmaker

    07/09/2013 7:46:47 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 59 replies
    breitbart ^ | july 9, 2013
    US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, who has been holed up in a Moscow airport for more than two weeks, has agreed to an offer of political asylum from Venezuela, a top pro-Kremlin lawmaker said on Tuesday.
  • U.S. charges Snowden with espionage

    06/21/2013 3:22:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 124 replies
    WaPo ^ | 6/21/13 | Peter Finn and Sari Horwitz
    Federal prosecutors have filed a sealed criminal complaint against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of documents about top-secret surveillance programs, and the United States has asked Hong Kong to detain him on a provisional arrest warrant, according to U.S. officials. Snowden was charged with espionage, theft and conversion of government property, the officials said. The complaint was filed in the Eastern District of Virginia, a jurisdiction where Snowden’s former employer, Booz Allen Hamilton, is headquartered, and a district with a long track record in prosecuting cases with national security implications. A Justice Department...
  • Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey's Trayvon Martin message slips into the courthouse

    06/14/2013 10:41:26 PM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 20 replies
    Local 10 ^ | June 14, 2013 | Andrea Torres
    Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey’s message was heard loud and clear in the silence of a Sanford, Fla. courtroom during the search of an impartial jury for the George Zimmerman trial. On the first day of jury duty, a Seminole County teen wore one of Fairey’s trendy black caps with the “OBEY” logo known worldwide. When it was his turn to be questioned in the courtroom Thursday, the recent high-school graduate wore an "OBEY" tank top. “I can’t help but see that you have something written on your shirt,” said defense attorney Don West, who looked puzzled in a navy blue...
  • Former Counterterrorism Head: FBI Never Called Ft. Hood 'Workplace Violence'

    05/20/2013 1:19:02 PM PDT · by paltz · 13 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 5/20/12 | Kerrry Picket
    Michael Steinbach, former head of the FBI’s counterterrorism division and now special agent in charge of Miami, told over 30 congressional staffers in March of 2012 that, contrary to the White House's classification, the bureau does not refer to the Fort Hood shooting as "workplace violence." As head of the FBI counterterrorism division, Steinbach oversaw the investigation into the mass murder at Texas Army base. Steinbach made this claim during an unclassified counterterrorism briefing on Capitol Hill.
  • 'My brother made me do it': Boston 'bomber' reveals in scrawled note (clip)

    04/23/2013 6:08:47 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 143 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 23, 2013 | Daniel Bates In Boston, Massachusetts , Daily Mail Reporter and James Nye
    Full title...'My brother made me do it': Boston 'bomber' reveals in scrawled note that older sibling 'wanted to defend Islam from attack' - but that they acted ALONE Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, has claimed he and his brother were not linked to any Islamic terrorist groups He has also told interrogators that his older brother, Tamerlan, 26, was the ring leader in last Monday's attacks Suspect is scrawling handwritten responses to questions in his hospital bed Was formally charged Monday with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction Judge described Dzhokhar as 'alert, mentally competent and lucid' at hospital court...
  • Boston bombing suspect charged, will not be treated as enemy combatant

    04/22/2013 10:42:57 AM PDT · by Envisioning · 147 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 22, 2013 | Staff
    The White House said Monday that the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing will not be treated as an enemy combatant, in response to calls from Republican lawmakers to consider that option. The announcement came as a sealed complaint was filed against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Fox News has learned that the suspect made an initial appearance in front of a federal magistrate judge at the hospital where he is still being treated. No plea was entered. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/22/white-house-says-boston-bombing-suspect-will-not-be-treated-as-enemy-combatant/#ixzz2RDOmB3KX
  • Bombing Suspect Was 'Very American,' Neighbor Says ["Sweetheart, A Young, Cute Kid"]

    04/21/2013 12:08:06 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 53 replies
    ABCNews ^ | April 21, 2013 | SHUSHANNAH WALSHE
    Bombing Suspect Was 'Very American,' Neighbor Says By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE April 21, 2013 The narrow street here that is home to the Tsarnaev family looks like many others in this city just across the river from Boston, but neighbors were still reeling from the news that members of the family who lived next door could be suspected of being behind the Boston marathon bombings. As soon as it became clear early Friday morning that the suspects were Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, police swarmed the street. They focused on a brown house here where the Tsarnaevs lived...
  • Lazy Postal Worker Burns, Buries Undelivered Mail (Drunk On-Duty Mailman Spends Workday at Bar)

    03/31/2013 7:39:23 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 42 replies
    48 News ^ | Mar 30, 2013 | 48 News
    Lazy postal worker burns, buries undelivered mail BELFAIR, WA (KOMO/CNN) - A disgraced mailman is in trouble again after admitting to burying thousands of pieces of mail in his backyard. Postal investigators state mailman Richard Farrell is accused of using a backhoe and burying the undelivered mail in a deep trench. "Just because I was lazy, and I became a not very good employee," said Farrell. "I just wanted to get out of their as soon as possible." According to court documents, in 2010, fellow coworkers discovered Farrell dumping mail in a recycling bin. Those actions prompted investigators to follow...
  • 'Dead' Prostitute Leaps From Her Coffin (Zimbabwe)

    03/29/2013 1:33:09 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 41 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 29, 2013 | New York Post via The Sun
    <p>A prostitute in Zimbabwe 'died' during a hotel romp with a client - only to come back to life as her body was being put in a coffin.</p>
  • (SOME) Ohio immigrants in new program denied licenses...

    02/24/2013 2:52:54 PM PST · by 88keys · 12 replies
    The Plain Dealer, Cleveland Ohio ^ | Saturday February 23, 2013 | Michael O'Malley
    On paper, Jose Mendez, 20, and Carol Apaestegui, 24, look pretty much the same. Both, with their families, came to this county as undocumented immigrants when they were children. And both have been accepted in a new federal program that gives them temporary legal status, allowing them to get work permits and Social Security numbers, which they have. But when it comes to getting an Ohio driver's license, the two young people don't match up -- Mendez was denied a license while Apaestegui got hers... "A woman at the bureau told me, 'You're not even supposed to be in this...
  • Mom Accused Of Pulling Out A Gun In Chuck E. Cheese's: "I'm A Very Good Person"

    02/07/2013 6:28:08 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 29 replies
    Hartford Courant ^ | February 5, 2013 | CHRISTINE DEMPSEY
    NEWINGTON — A PTO mom who said she rediscovered God, conquered a crack cocaine addiction and pursued her dream of working with children was arrested Monday after she allegedly brandished a handgun at Chuck E. Cheese's. According to police, Tawana Bourne argued with another woman at the children's restaurant on the Berlin Turnpike. Both women had children with them. "During this argument, Bourne allegedly brandished a .380 semiautomatic handgun and chambered a round," police stated in a press release. She had a valid permit for the gun, they said. Staff members called police and Bourne was charged with three counts...
  • (ObamaNation) Police: Woman Tried to Buy iPads with Food Stamp Card

    01/02/2013 1:53:43 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 45 replies
    RTV 6 (ABC) ^ | 12/20/2012 | TheIndyChannel.com Staff
    Police: Woman tried to buy iPads with food stamp card • Tracy Browning taken into custody LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Police say a Kentucky woman was arrested after she tried to buy iPads with her food stamp card. Tracy Browning, of Louisville, KY, attempted to buy two iPads at Walmart with her Electronic Benefit Transfer card. When the card was declined, police said Browning grabbed the items, ran from the store and assaulted a store clerk on her way out of the store.
  • CTA Passenger Attacked With Sock Filled With Human Feces

    12/19/2012 6:34:35 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 59 replies
    nbc ^ | Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 | Updated 6:00 PM CST
    A woman riding the Chicago Transit Authority's Blue Line in Oak Park told police she was last week attacked by another passenger wielding a sock filled with human feces. "He had a sock full of his poop on me," the 21-year-old college student told the Pioneer Press. "It was everywhere; on my face, my hair, my clothes." The victim, requesting anonymity, said she screamed and tried to follow her attacker, but he escaped up the Austin Boulevard exit and ran northbound on Austin. The college student, who came to Oak Park six weeks ago to live with a family and...
  • Dallas police lieutenant Regina Smith ... under scrutiny for rap video, website

    11/27/2012 10:25:55 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 26 replies
    dallasnews.com ^ | 11-27-12 | Tanya Eiserer
    A lieutenant in the Dallas Police Department who goes by the name “Lucille Baller” when she promotes herself as a recording artist promises to shoot anyone who messes with her in a rap song that was posted on her website. “Don’t push Ms. Lucy because you won’t like the consequences,” Dallas Police Lt. Regina Smith raps on the recording. “Mess with me or I will shoot a [expletive] cuz Lucille Baller, she been to hell and back.” Smith, who oversees burglary and theft detectives at the Southwest and Northwest patrol investigative units, will likely face an internal affairs investigation over...