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  • 90 gang members arrested in major South Mississippi crime bust

    06/12/2018 3:39:22 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies
    http://www.wlox.com/ ^ | 6/12/18 | Joyce Philippe
    GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A 5-day cooperative operation between various law enforcement divisions led to a massive crime bust in Gulfport. Forty people were arrested as a result of Operation Shark Tank, carried out by the Gulfport Police Narcotics Division, US Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, MBN, ATF, HSI and MDOC. The arrests took place between April 16- April 20. Officials say several firearms and narcotics were seized during this operation. Operation Shark Tank is a sub-operation of Operation Triple Beam, a six-week-long violence reduction initiative for the Southern District of Mississippi under the U.S. Department of Justice....
  • One Seattle man’s quest to cancel his $10.48 monthly donation to Hillary Clinton’s nonprofit

    04/28/2018 2:02:47 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 49 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 4/28/2018 | Joseph O'Sullivan
    Corey Koscielniak admits that $10.48 is “a really small amount” over which to get frustrated. But Koscielniak’s decision to cancel a recurring monthly donation of that sum to Hillary Clinton’s nonprofit organization Onward Together turned into an odyssey that’s lasted several weeks. The organization’s webpage didn’t allow him to cancel, and a phone call to the group didn’t seem to resolve things. The situation prompted Koscielniak to file a complaint with the Washington state Attorney General’s Office. The experience also gave the 29-year-old Clinton voter a brush with the opaque world of nonprofit, quasi-political organizations that disclose little about their...
  • Gang members admit to firebombing black families in Boyle Heights housing development

    04/06/2018 4:49:11 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 5, 2018 | Joel Rubin
    Members of a Latino street gang have admitted to carrying out a racially motivated firebombing attack on black families in a Los Angeles housing project, prosecutors announced Thursday. Three men belonging to the Big Hazard gang will plead guilty to federal hate crimes stemming from the 2014 attack, according to written plea agreements. In exchange for the confessions, prosecutors for U.S. Atty. Nicola T. Hanna agreed to seek some leniency for the men when they are sentenced. Each faces more than 30 years in federal prison.
  • Gov't "Fusion Centers" Spying on Patriots in all 50 States

    03/21/2018 4:20:56 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 52 replies
    FPM ^ | 3/20/18 | Leo Hohmann
    Brenda Arthur received an unexpected visit on March 8 that, one week later, leaves her feeling more than a little uneasy. At her door that day was an officer with the West Virginia State Police. He wanted to know about her involvement in a Freedom of Information request regarding a local mosque. Arthur, who will turn 67 this summer, is leader of the West Virginia chapter of ACT For America, whose mission is to educate Americans about the advancement of Islamic principles in Western societies. As a Jewish American, she was concerned about a major expansion of the Islamic Association...
  • Eric Bolling Opens Up About Son's Opioid Overdose

    03/03/2018 3:53:30 PM PST · by Kaslin · 85 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 3, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    Fox News personality and author Eric Bolling tragically lost his son to opioid addiction last year. As painful as the loss is, he was brave enough to share the story during the White House's Opioid Summit Thursday.In a heartfelt video, Bolling explains how he and his wife found out about their son's death, what they did in the aftermath, and why he is now imploring other parents to be wary of the "Not My Kid Syndrome."  During today's Opioid Summit at the White House, Eric Bolling shared the story of his son who died from an accidental overdose. pic.twitter.com/P0bq6El6nj— The...
  • FBI ‘Failed To Preserve’ Text Messages Between FBI Agents

    01/22/2018 1:43:37 PM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 52 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1-22-2018 | Chuck Ross
    The FBI “failed to preserve” five months worth of text messages exchanged between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, the two FBI employees who made pro-Clinton and anti-Trump comments while working on the Clinton email and the Russia collusion investigations. The disclosure was made Friday in a letter sent by the Justice Department to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC). “The Department wants to bring to your attention that the FBI’s technical system for retaining text messages sent and received on FBI mobile devices failed to preserve text messages for Mr. Strzok and Ms. Page,” Stephen Boyd, the...
  • Hillary's Media Hidden Communist and Criminal Friends "-VANITY"

    11/07/2016 9:12:22 PM PST · by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper · 16 replies
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    Even at this late date in the presidential race, a few things stand out to those who have followed Hillary Clinton's career as a Marxist sympathizer and greedy politician/foreign policy Conan "The Destroyer" type. It is the refusal of the mainstream media and even some of the conservative media, to really dig into her past and even open actions to see things that would greatly disturb an honest, educated person, namely her accepting large amounts of money from Organized Crime and her relationship with a woman who gave all appearances of being a Cuban propaganda asset at the least, and...
  • One Of The Nation’s Most Influential Labor Leaders Has Endorsed Bernie Sanders

    07/04/2015 2:59:43 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Politicus USA - Real liberal politics ^ | July 3, 2015 | Jason Easley
    Bernie Sanders has picked up a key endorsement as one of the nation’s most influential labor leaders has announced his support for the Democratic presidential candidate. The Sanders campaign made the announcement in a statement: In another show of union support for Bernie Sanders, one of the nation’s most influential labor leaders on Friday endorsed the Democratic Party presidential candidate. Larry Cohen, the past president of the Communications Workers of America, gave his backing to Sanders at a news conference held here in a local union hall. “This is not a close call,” Cohen said at the news conference. “This...
  • Glenn Grothman slams Leibham over accepting money from a trade union (WI6)

    08/02/2014 9:25:24 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 5 replies
    Wisconsin Electon Watchdog ^ | 8-1-14 | Kyle Maichle
    CAMPBELLSPORT – On Friday, 6th District Congressional candidate Glenn Grothman (R-Campbellsport) slammed Joe Leibham (R-Sheboygan) for accepting a maximum limit contribution from a progressive trade union. More: Stroebel, Leibham Trade Barbs Over Voter ID According to records from the Federal Elections Commission, Leibham accepted $5,000 from the Laborers Union International North America (LIUNA) PAC on July 15, 2014. The LIUNA was very evident during the 2011 protests against Governor Scott Walker over Act 10 which was upheld by the Wisconsin State Supreme Court and the federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. The LIUNA has 500,000 members that are represented in...
  • The Black Book of Tom Steyer: Allegations of fraud plague hedge fund of Democratic super-donor

    04/21/2014 12:57:45 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 3 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | April 21, 2014 | Lachlan Markay
    The former hedge fund of one of the Democratic Party’s most important donors was involved in a scheme to defraud foreign investors out of tens of millions of dollars, according to documents filed in a Texas court. Farallon Capital Partners L.P., a fund run by Farallon Capital Management, the multibillion-dollar hedge fund founded by Democratic donor Tom Steyer, became a limited partner in a project to build a large shopping mall near Seattle, Wash., in the mid-1990s after it guaranteed a line of credit for the project.
  • Laborers’ Union: Fix Obamacare or Repeal It; ‘We’re Getting Our A-- Kicked Here’

    09/25/2013 8:51:58 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | September 25, 2013 - 1:02 PM | James Beattie and Michael W. Chapman
    Terry O’Sullivan, president of the 600,000-plus-member Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), often referred to as the Laborers’ Union, said that if Obamacare is not fixed, then “it needs to be repealed.” At a convention in Las Vegas of the AFL-CIO, with which the Laborers’ Union is affiliated, O’Sullivan took to the podium to endorse a proposition and then launched into a criticism of Obamacare, how it is hurting union members’ health coverage, and demanded it be fixed, adding that if it is not fixed, labor will make the issue a “big fricking deal.” … He continued, “We can’t...
  • Feds' Mob Takedown Includes Union Crooks

    01/26/2011 1:54:36 PM PST · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | January 23, 2011 | Carl Horowitz
      There are few things quite like a mass arrest to serve as a reminder of the Mafia's continuing presence in American life. The mob roundup last Thursday morning, the largest in U.S. history, at once underscores the large dent that the Justice Department has been making in organized crime and how entrenched many of their operations have been. Some 800 FBI agents, U.S. marshals, state police and New York City cops fanned out and arrested nearly 120 wise guys and associates named in an 82-page, 16-count indictment for acts of murder, racketeering, money-laundering, loan-sharking, extortion and other offenses...
  • Clinton Friendship With Corrupt Union Boss

    06/17/2004 6:18:14 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 3 replies · 122+ views
    Human Events ^ | Jun 17, 2004 | Linda Chavez
    Bill Clinton's memoir will hit bookstores later this month, but one story you're not likely to read in its pages involves Clinton's friendship with Arthur A. Coia. The debonair former president of the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) was one of the Democratic Party's biggest contributors when Clinton was in office. In the first four years of the Clinton administration alone, LIUNA gave $4.8 million to Democrat candidates and the Democratic Party. Although Clinton had contact with Coia no fewer than 120 times, their association is an awkward memory for the former president given the latter's ties to...
  • BBC is hit by complaints that 'all villains are explicitly Jewish' in Sunday night crime hit McMafia

    01/03/2018 12:47:00 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3 January 2018 | Thomas Burrows and Clemmie Moodie
    The BBC has been hit by accusations of anti-Semitism by Jewish groups following the airing of its new crime drama McMafia. McMafia explores the world of organised crime and follows the story of Alex Goodman, played by actor James Norton, the English-raised son of Russian exiles with a mafia history. But since the first two episodes were aired this week, it has been hit by complaints, with viewers saying it contained 'gratuitous slurs' and 'lazy stereotyping' against the Jewish community.
  • With new year, California's recreational pot laws take effect

    01/01/2018 3:13:52 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 31 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 01-01-2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    The new year in California brings broad legalization of recreational marijuana – a much-anticipated move two decades after the state was the first to allow the use of the drug for medicinal purposes. California joins states such as Colorado -- as well as Washington, D.C. -- where pot is permitted for recreational purposes even as the federal government continues to regard the drug as a controlled dangerous substance, like LSD and heroin.
  • The Fall and the Rise of New York City’s Times Square

    09/30/2017 8:50:52 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 21 replies
    Real Clear Life ^ | 09/15/2017 | Sean Cunningham
    “In 1971, the year that we set the beginning of The Deuce, I was 11 years old,” co-creator David Simon recalled. At 17, he spent the summer in New York while working at an uncle’s warehouse: “I can tell you that, while the city felt electric and volatile and amazing and, from its debauchery to its culture, it felt like an incredible place, it was also dangerous as hell.”
  • Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci Reunite in Irishman Set Photos

    09/23/2017 5:21:08 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 33 replies
    Screen Rant ^ | September 23, 2017 | Dan Zinski
    Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Joe Pesci reunite in new set photos captured during the shooting of The Irishman. Based on a book by Charles Brandt, The Irishman traces the life of real-life reputed mob hitman Frank Sheeran (De Niro), who among other things claimed to have been involved in the 1975 disappearance of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, a mystery that to this day remains unsolved (despite outrageous claims like his body being buried under the old Giants Stadium). Al Pacino is set to make his Scorsese debut playing Hoffa. The Irishman marks Martin Scorsese’s return to gangster film...
  • BART Withholding Surveillance Videos Of Crime To Avoid ‘Stereotypes’

    07/11/2017 2:54:34 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 56 replies
    CBS ^ | 7/9/2017
    In the last three months, there have been at least three robberies on BART involving groups of teenagers. “I think people are genuinely concerned — they are fearful about the stories that have come out about the recent attacks, the assaults, the thefts,” said Debora Allen, who is a member of the BART Board of Directors. April 22: Forty to sixty kids boarded a train at the Coliseum stop and robbed seven passengers, beating up two; June 28: A group of four kids assaulted a passenger and made off with a cell phone at Dublin; and June 30: A woman...
  • Infamous Philly Mob Boss “Little Nicky” Scarfo Dies At Age 87

    01/15/2017 12:42:29 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 22 replies
    CBS News(Philly) ^ | 01/15/2017 | Molly Daly
    Notorious former Philadelphia mob boss Nicodemo “Little Nicky” Scarfo has died in a federal prison medical facility in North Carolina. He was 87. A family attorney confirmed to CBS Philly on Sunday that Scarfo passed away Friday at the Butner Federal Prison. Scarfo, who had been banished from Atlantic City, became head of the Philadelphia crime family in 1981 after the murders of Angelo Bruno and Phil “Chicken Man” Testa.
  • Mexico: Dozens of Bodies Found in Hidden Graves

    11/27/2016 8:08:22 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/27
    Mexican authorities say an investigation that began with an anonymous tip about kidnappings led to a grisly find: 32 bodies and nine severed heads. The remains had been buried in hidden graves in a remote, mountainous area of Guerrero state, a hotbed of drug-related violence. The victims and suspects have not yet been identified, state officials said in a statement Thursday. Authorities are still combing the area to see whether there are more hidden graves at the site, the statement said. The investigation began earlier this week after authorities, acting on a tip, found a man who'd been kidnapped and...