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  • Spike Lee Retweets George Zimmerman’s Home Address

    03/25/2012 10:26:43 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 49 replies · 4+ views
    The Blaze ^ | 3/25/2012 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    Director Spike Lee apparently retweeted the home address of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Two messages were posted to Lee’s official Twitter account, one Friday and one Saturday, with a street address and the words “EVERYBODY REPOST THIS.” Both messages were still visible on Lee’s account Sunday morning. Lee has tweeted numerous times about Martin’s death.
  • Spike Lee Does the Wrong Thing: Retweets Zimmerman's Home Address

    03/25/2012 11:56:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies · 4+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 3/25/12 | Joel B. Pollak
    Yesterday, filmmaker Spike Lee apparently re-tweeted the home address of George Zimmerman--the Hispanic man who allegedly shot and killed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida last month.
  • Veteran agent: Feinstein did not act on ATF abuse, corruption evidence(gunwalker)

    03/16/2012 4:32:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 15 March, 2012 | David Codrea
    Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., was informed of management corruption and abuse issues at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) before allegations of “gunwalking” surfaced, but opted to do nothing about it. That allegation comes from veteran Special Agent Vince Cefalu, who recently informed Gun Rights Examiner of his efforts to persuade the powerful Democrat to investigate documented instances of gross mismanagement and perjury. Cefalu is the veteran street agent who was served termination papers last June for his efforts to bring management wrongdoing to light, a move perceived by other whistleblowers and observers as not just retaliation,...
  • Jimmy Dimora federal racketeering trial: Dimora guilty of racketeering, more counts

    03/09/2012 10:19:43 AM PST · by Jim from C-Town · 11 replies
    The Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 03/09/2012 | Staff Writers
    AKRON, Ohio – Jimmy Dimora is guilty of racketeering -- and all but one of the 34 federal charges he was facing. That's the verdict from a federal jury on the three dozen charges on which the panel is deciding today at the John F. Seiberling Federal Building and U.S. District Court. Dimora was found not guilty, however, on Count 30 in the indictment, for allegedly defrauding his campaign fund out of money by having Executive Caterers bill the fund for a birthday party for Dimora's wife. The verdicts were read this afternoon on 26 charges relating to Dimora alone,...
  • Woman “imprisoned” on Scientology cruise ship for 12 years

    11/30/2011 12:05:25 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 14 replies
    The Sideshow ^ | 11/30/2011 | By Eric Pfeiffer
    For most people, an extended stay aboard a luxury cruise liner sounds like a dream vacation. But Valeska Paris says she was held against her will aboard the Scientology cruise ship "Freewinds" for more than a decade. During her stay on the vessel, she alleges, she was forced into hard labor and never allowed to leave the ship without an escort. In an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC News) Lateline program, Paris claims that Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige sent her to the ship when she was 18 in order to prevent her family from pulling her...
  • Energy Dept. Makes More Bad Bets with Taxpayer Money

    01/13/2012 12:54:07 PM PST · by jazusamo · 5 replies
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | January 13, 2012 | Paul Chesser
    As the U.S. government Venture Capitalist-in-Chief (and President) Barack Obama and his Department of Energy investment guru (and Energy Secretary) Steven Chu pour other peoples’ money into their favorite “clean” technology schemes, private backers appear to be following them off the cliff, “as publicly traded battery makers watched their stocks tank and their businesses stumble,” according to a Dow Jones report late last month. According to a Dow Jones-owned industry tracker called VentureSource, private investors put $372.7 million into 14 battery deals over the first three quarters of 2011. Whether they would have transferred so much cash into the...
  • Bankrupt Solyndra seeking to pay bonuses

    01/12/2012 2:58:36 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 20 replies
    The Washiington Times ^ | 1-11-12 | Jim McElhatton
    Now seems an unlikely time for handing out bonuses at bankrupt Solyndra LLC, but that’s the plan of company attorneys intending to dole out up to a half-million dollars to persuade key employees to stay put. Nearly two dozen Solyndra employees could receive bonuses ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 each under a proposal filed by Solyndra’s attorneys in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. The attorneys say the extra money will add motivation at a time when workers at the solar company have little job security and more responsibilities because so many of their colleagues have been fired. The names of...
  • Could the victim of an illegal alien criminal sue the federal government...

    12/17/2011 3:17:30 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 24 replies
    12/17/2011 | E. Pluribus Unum
    ...for not enforcing immigration law? The federal government has practiced a policy of non-enforcement of immigration laws once a person makes it across the border for decades. They have the force of law on their side merely because they have the machinery of law enforcement is under their control. Is there any way to turn the tables on them? If you are the victim of a criminal illegal alien who was known to be here and remained with the tacit approval of the federal government, isn't the government guilty of malfeasance?
  • Eric Holder's New Scandal: Money Laundering For Cartels

    12/07/2011 6:39:00 PM PST · by raptor22 · 15 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 7, 2011 | IBD staff
    Scandal: The House committee probing government gun-running now sets it sights on possible money-laundering involving drug cartel funds run in the name of drug enforcement. Why should we believe DOJ this time? It's an old adage that when investigating criminal activity you should follow the money. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has announced an investigation into a money-laundering operation allegedly run by the Drug Enforcement Administration. We may need to follow the people following the money. Just as Fast and Furious was allegedly intended to track and interdict gun-trafficking into Mexico, this operation,...
  • Combative Eric Holder Still Evading Responsibilty for Operation Fast and Furious

    11/08/2011 3:49:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | November 8, 2011 | Katie Pavlich
    Reporting from Capitol Hill--Attorney General Eric Holder gave testimony today about topics ranging from terrorism, cyber security, CIA interrogation investigations, GITMO, gay/lesbian bullying and even his baby boomer status, but Holder’s remarks surrounding the Obama Justice Department’s Operation Fast and Furious were highly combative. In his opening statement, Holder said he wanted to clear up and “correct some of the inaccurate and irresponsible accusations surrounding Fast and Furious.” The problem is, the only person or department that has been inaccurate and irresponsible surrounding Fast and Furious accusations are officials within the Department of Justice, headed by Attorney General Eric Holder,...
  • Napolitano and Clinton ‘Gunwalker’ reactions simply not credible

    11/02/2011 4:31:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 1 November, 2011 | David Codrea
    “Congressional Republicans are trying to expand the scope of questions over the disastrous ATF gun-sting operation ‘Fast and Furious’ to Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano, asking her why she never investigated even after suspected guns showed up at the scene of a dead U.S. Border Patrol agent,” The Washington Times reports. “Napolitano responded that her immediate concern was finding the killers of Agent Brian Terry and that she didn't know until the spring of this year that there were indications his death involved weapons that were part of the federal gun trafficking probe,” Politico explains. The first day of...
  • SEIU has Occupy Wall Street's back! Pledge to visit an "Occupy" event near you

    10/16/2011 8:30:55 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    SEIU.org ^ | October 2011
    It is time that the voices of the 99% stand together. Let's start by not being silent. Sign up with Daily Kos and SEIU, and pledge to attend a solidarity event for Occupy Wall Street. Once you make the pledge, you will be redirected to a list of over 300 local solidarity events across the United States and Canada.
  • Big media outlets ignore subpoena of entire top tier of Obama Administration

    10/15/2011 9:55:53 PM PDT · by Rabin · 10 replies
    examiner ^ | October 15, 2011 | Anthony Martin
    Mike Vanderboegh: writes that when history records the dreadful events leading to the Project Gunwalker scandal, and its subsequent cover-up, the mainstream media will not be treated kindly." In fact, they will be the subject of ridicule and scorn for their complicity to the attempt to hide illegal activity and cover-ups by either refusing to report it or by slanting its reporting to imply that the key players at the top did no wrong. Sharyl Attkisson at CBS News. Attkisson's has been a lone voice, an oasis of investigative integrity in a desert of journalistic malpractice
  • Months of preparation went into Operation Gang Green

    10/15/2011 6:41:41 AM PDT · by Bean Counter · 5 replies · 2+ views
    The Columbian ^ | October 15, 2011 | Paul Suarez
    Vancouver, WA - Police officers are continuing to process evidence and investigate Thursday’s raids in Operation Gang Green. The bust that netted 6,800 marijuana plants and saw 49 people arrested isn’t over just yet. “We’ll analyze evidence to look for further connections between involved parties,” said Cmdr. Mike Cooke of the Clark-Skamania Drug Task Force. “We’re going to move forward to present a solid case for prosecution.” Police don’t think the bust will necessarily take marijuana off the street in Clark County. “Our indications are, this isn’t being grown locally to be smoked locally,” Cooke said. “It will affect drug...
  • Crime Pays for Police

    10/11/2011 10:51:43 PM PDT · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 41 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | October 10, 2011 | Larry Salzman
    Russell and Patricia Caswell are a hard-working couple who may soon have their American Dream taken from them by the unholy alliance of local and federal law enforcement officials seeking to cash in on the Caswell’s property. The Caswells face this dilemma even though they have broken no law and have spent their entire professional career working to combat crime with the very police force that now seeks to take their property though civil forfeiture. What is happening to Russ and Pat, however, is by no means an isolated instance and local law enforcement’s end-run around state laws designed to...
  • Gunwalker: Holder Appears To Be Fast, Furious, and Finished

    10/04/2011 4:53:23 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 63 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/3/2011 | Bob Owens
    News documents indicate that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder more than likely perjured himself in congressional testimony about Operation Fast and Furious earlier this year. Sharyl Attkisson of CBS News and William LaJeunesse of Fox News have been the only mainstream media reporters diligently working on the most important scandal in White House history, and it is no surprise that they concurrently released information indicating that the attorney general, who claimed in direct testimony on May 3 of this year in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that he first heard about Operation Fast and Furious “over...
  • Watergate Times Three

    09/19/2011 2:30:52 AM PDT · by opentalk · 61 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | Robert J Mack
    You think Richard Nixon's presidency was the worst scandal ever? Well, so far, anyway. It all started with a tape holding a door open at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., discovered by a security guard 39 years ago on June 17, 1972. That discovery started a sinister chapter in America's history, fueled by the fervent investigative work of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein of The Washington Post and ending with the president, Richard M. Nixon, exiting the White House in disgrace on August 9, 1974. A similar Watergate scandal could erupt for Barack Obama. The only difference is that...
  • Righthaven says it might have to file for bankruptcy

    09/09/2011 11:01:04 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 51 replies
    vegas.inc ^ | Sept 9, 2011 | By Steven Green
    Despite its backing by the billionaire Warren Stephens family, Las Vegas copyright lawsuit filer Righthaven LLC warned today it may have to file for bankruptcy because of a series of setbacks in its litigation campaign. The warning came in an emergency request by Righthaven to a federal judge in Las Vegas that he stay his order that Righthaven pay $34,045 in legal fees to attorneys who successfully defended Kentucky message board poster Wayne Hoehn against a Righthaven lawsuit. Righthaven has already appealed U.S. District Judge Philip Pro’s fee award to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Righthaven is also...
  • Obama administration seeking tougher penalties for cybercrimes like hacking [hacking = RICO?]

    09/08/2011 8:03:32 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/8/11
    The Obama administration is seeking tougher sentences for people who are found guilty of hacking or other digital offenses, two officials said Wednesday... The administration argues the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act should be updated to make CFAA offenses subject to its terms. That law is used to prosecute organized crime
  • Racketeering Charges against SEIU; What Does Obama Know?

    07/28/2011 7:00:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 28, 2011 | John Ransom
    United States District Judge Claude Hilton, acting in the eastern district of Virginia, has ruled that the French-based food service and facilities management company Sodexo can proceed with an extortion claim against the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). The SEIU, which has strong ties to the Obama administration, has been accused of using ties to the federal government to harass companies such as Sodexo. The alleged methods include using regulatory or government action to pressure or embarrass the company or its employees. As shown by recent action taken by the National Labor Relations Board, including proposed rules to steamroll union...