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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...
  • SEIU 'Intimidation Manual' Uncovered Detailing Union's Dirty Tactics

    07/18/2011 8:18:33 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 23 replies
    The Blaze ^ | July 18th | Jonathon M. Seidl
    According to Vincent Vernuccio in the Washington Times, it’s over 70 pages and details how "outside pressure can involve jeopardizing relationships between the employer and lenders, investors, stockholders, customers, clients, patients, tenants, politicians, or others on whom the employer depends for funds." "It" is a new intimidation manual uncovered during a lawsuit against the SEIU*, one of the nation’s largest unions. In it, Vernuccio says, the SEIU’s dirty tactics are explained, including bullying employers by targeting them economically and advocating for breaking the law.
  • 244 mega-fund-raisers rake in the money for Obama

    07/17/2011 6:29:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 7/17/11 | Lynn Sweet
    WASHINGTON — The Obama re-election team released the names of more than 244 mega-fund-raisers Friday — including 31 who raised at least $500,000 to bankroll the Obama 2012 campaign and the Democratic National Committee. The fund-raisers are known in the political business as “bundlers,” people who use their extensive networks to raise money on behalf of a candidate. The Obama for America campaign calls their bundlers “volunteer fund-raisers.” The Obama team disclosed the 244 bundlers (in a few cases couples or business partners were counted as one bundling unit) who collected at least $50,000. No one from the Chicago area...
  • Boehner: 'Too many people' in the room (Then leave and take all the GOP with you)

    07/15/2011 5:24:33 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 64 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/15/2011 | Jennifer Epstein
    There are “too many people” in the room to work out a deal to raise the debt ceiling, House Speaker John Boehner complained on Thursday night as negotiations between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans stay stuck in a stalemate. “Whatever gets suggested, it gets debated to no end,” the Ohio Republican said on Fox News’s “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.” “The room’s too big. You know, too many people are in there trying to negotiate what is a very difficult — could be and will be a very difficult agreement. And there’s just too many people in...
  • Atlanta’s testing scandal adds fuel to U.S. debate (cheating helped 'Race to the Top' grant win)

    07/13/2011 4:42:36 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    AJC ^ | 7/13/11 | Jaime Sarrio
    Atlanta’s testing scandal adds fuel to U.S. debateBy Jaime Sarrio The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Atlanta’s school cheating scandal, one of the largest in U.S. history, has launched a national discussion about whether the increased use of high-stakes tests to rate educators will trigger similar episodes in the years ahead. Pressure to meet testing targets was a major reason cheating took place in 44 Atlanta schools involving 178 educators, according to a state investigation released last week. The revelations, called “deeply disturbing” by the Obama administration, have tarnished Atlanta’s Cinderella story of school reform. This comes as Georgia...
  • Gunwalker: Holder’s resignation is almost inevitable

    07/10/2011 6:04:09 PM PDT · by marktwain · 75 replies
    sistertoldjah.com ^ | 6 July, 2011 | Phineas
    Gunwalker: Holder’s resignation is almost inevitable And the only way that doesn’t happen is if he is fool-enough to stay in office, Obama is fool-enough not to fire him, and Congress has no choice but to remove him from office. Consider: On the 4th of July, a national holiday, acting head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives gave testimony to House and Senate investigators on Operation “Fast and Furious,” aka “Gunwalker.” Without telling his bosses. And bringing his own lawyer, not the Bureau’s and not the Department of Justice’s. To quote Allahpundit — Dude! This morning, House...
  • Is Kagan A Liar

    07/04/2011 9:55:44 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 22 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-03-11 | Skookum
    Judge Roy Bean, The Law West of the Pecos A solicitor general represents the presidency before the Supreme Court. Elena Kagan represented the Obama Administration as Solicitor General. She has maintained that she would decline to participate in deliberations that she worked on while she was the Solicitor General, but refuses to indicate whether that included challenges to the Obama Health Care Law. Constitutional challenges to the Health Care Law were raised for several months preceding President Obama's nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. Multiple states filed suit to stop the the Obama Health Care Plan. Ms Kagan...
  • Mika: Morning Joe Being Pressured To Invite More Pro-Obama Flacks

    07/01/2011 4:52:45 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 32 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Jay Carney admits calling MSNBC yesterday to complain about Mark Halperin's crack [that we were first to report] that the President, at his Wednesday press conference, acted like a "d--k." Did the White House press secretary take the opportunity of his call to pressure the show to bring on more pro-Obama flacks? The question arises because on today's show, Mika Brzezinski revealed that "we're getting hit a lot lately for not bringing on people who speak on behalf of the White House and really stick up for the President." View video here.
  • Billionaire George Soros Trying To Stack the Courts, Critics Say

    06/27/2011 10:25:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | June 27, 2011 | Maxim Lott
    Billionaire George Soros spends tens of millions each year supporting a range of liberal social and political causes, from drug legalization to immigration reform to gay marriage to abolishing the death penalty. But a less well-known Soros priority -- replacing elections for judges with selection-by-committee -- now has critics accusing him of trying to stack the courts. Most non-federal judges around the country are selected by voters in elections. But some states use a process called “merit selection” in which a committee – often made up of lawyers – appoints judges to the bench instead. Soros has spent several million...
  • Goldman Caught Manipulating Brent/WTI Spread: Penalty: $40,340

    06/20/2011 9:39:31 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 6/20/11 | Tyler Drurdin
    For all those who believed that it was only JP Morgan who is manipulating the Brent-WTI spread, we regretfully have to inform you that the squid is once again front and center, having now been caught red-handed by none other than the ICE exchange, aka the home of Brent trading. From a just disclosed complaint: "On 28 January 2011 the Exchange’s monitoring detected six notable “price spikes” in the April11 Brent/WTI spread, between 14:26 hours and 14:31 hours UK time. These were investigated and found to be the result of a limit order and several large market orders placed in...
  • NATO bombs Tripoli, sending Khadafy into rage

    06/18/2011 12:22:59 AM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 26 replies
    Boston.com ^ | June 18, 2011 | By Adam Schreck and Hadeel Al-Shalchi
    Provoked by renewed daylight NATO bombing of his capital, Libyan leader Moammar Khadafy raged against the alliance yesterday, screaming his message and daring Western forces to keep it up. Khadafy spoke in a telephone call that was piped through loudspeakers to a few thousand people demonstrating in Tripoli’s Green Square at the end of a day when NATO intensified bombing runs across the capital. State television carried the Khadafy message live, then repeated it a few minutes later. “NATO will be defeated,’’ he yelled in a hoarse, agitated voice. “They will pull out in defeat.’’ The sound of automatic weapons...
  • Report: Obama overruled lawyers on Libya air war

    06/17/2011 9:37:22 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 78 replies · 1+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | June 18 2011 | AP
    President Barack Obama decided he could continue the air war in Libya without congressional approval despite rulings to the contrary from Justice Department and Pentagon lawyers, according to published reports.
  • Whistleblowers Call to Rescind Obama’s 'Transparency Award' (rookie Hussein increases secrecy)

    06/15/2011 4:25:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Infozine ^ | 6/14/11
    Whistleblowers Call to Rescind Obama’s 'Transparency Award'Over 20 noted whistleblowers have just released a petition calling for rescinding a "Transparency Award" President Obama recently received. Tuesday, June 14, 2011 :: Staff infoZine Washington, D.C. - infoZine - The signatories including Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers; former CIA analyst Raymond McGovern; former Pentagon analyst Lt. Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski; and former National Security Agency analyst Russ Tice. Sibel Edmonds and Coleen Rowley drafted the petition. Edmonds is a former FBI official and whistleblower. Rowley is a former FBI Special Agent and Division Counsel whose May 2002 memo described some of...
  • Why Are Taxpayers Paying for Wine Tasting?

    06/15/2011 3:06:21 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 22 replies
    WSJ ^ | 15 June 2011 | JIM DEMINT
    Focus: The Economic Development Administration, U.S. Commerce Dept....the Senate is currently seeking to increase EDA funding to $500 million a year from $300 million. Worse, this bill passed out of a Senate authorization committee with unanimous, bipartisan support. [snip] In April, the bureau reported that it gave a $2 million grant to build a "culinary amphitheater," wine tasting room, and gift shop at the Port of Benton and the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Richland, Wash. The same month, it gave $1.5 million to promote tourism in the Northern Mariana Islands. In January, it spent $1 million on...
  • Blame the Economy on Welfare Queen General Electric

    06/14/2011 8:46:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 14, 2011 | John Ransom
    With data showing that the housing market has gone into reverse, another of Obama’s blue ribbon panels is about to report to the president on ways to get the U.S. economy going. Heading up the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness is corporate welfare queen GE’s Jeffery Immelt.Expect, then, Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness headed by Immelt to recommend more of the top-down central planning where Big Business, Big Labor and Big Government connive to divide up the jobs pie at the expense of the rest of us, the little guys. The program will kind of be like Obamacare,...
  • Fannie, Freddie: Too Big To Fail?

    06/13/2011 7:42:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 13, 2011 | Staff
    Subprime Scandal: Turns out the true cost of bailing out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is double what the White House claims. Yet reforming the failed mortgage giants remains in limbo. In a new report delivered to the House Budget Committee, the Congressional Budget Office puts the bailout figure at $317 billion — not the $130 billion claimed by the Obama administration, which has vowed to "reform" Fannie and Freddie. And CBO says costs to taxpayers will continue to rise as the housing market weakens. Why low-ball the bleeding from these quasi-governmental agencies? Because the White House doesn't really want...
  • Broken Bible Belt: Homes In Ruins From Tornadoes Denied Aid By FEMA For ‘Insufficient Damage’

    06/13/2011 7:38:13 AM PDT · by TSgt · 137 replies · 1+ views
    The Blaze ^ | June 13, 2011 at 9:33am | The Blaze
    Jefferson County resident Jonathan Stewart said he laughed in shock after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) claimed the house his family lost in the deadly April 27 twister was ‘not unsafe to live in’. Displaced families in tornado-ravaged Alabama are outraged after being denied federal aide to rebuild their flattened homes – due to ‘insufficient damage’. The devastating reality is the house is now a concrete slab surrounded by rubble. Mr Stewart told AL.com a FEMA inspector saw first-hand the Pleasant Grove residence he shared with his wife, Lisa, and their two children was ripped from the ground. Three...
  • Politico Admits 'Error' in Attributing Bachmann Criticism to Palin

    06/10/2011 11:49:47 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 36 replies
    foxnews ^ | June 10, 2011
    News site Politico.com admitted Friday that it made an "error" in attributing a nasty quote about Rep. Michele Bachmann to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. The article said: "Palin's bus tour had some of the hallmarks of a primal scream: 'I built this constituency, not Bachmann, not anyone else,' she said. Looking at it through her eyes, she has a point." However, Palin never said that. Her political action committee promptly issued a statement urging the media to "quit making stuff up." "An absurd opinion piece in Politico includes a quote attributed to Governor Palin that is a total fabrication...
  • Edwards seeks delay in sex tape testimony

    06/10/2011 4:59:46 AM PDT · by NCjim · 8 replies
    WRAL ^ | June 9, 2011
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Former presidential candidate John Edwards wants a judge to delay a planned deposition in the privacy lawsuit filed by his mistress over a purported sex tape. Edwards, who was indicted last week on four counts of violating federal campaign finance laws and one count each of criminal conspiracy and making a false statement, said answering questions under oath in the civil suit would violate his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Rielle Hunter filed suit last year against former Edwards campaign aide Andrew Young, alleging that he took from her sensitive materials, including a reputed sex tape showing...
  • Presidential Eligibility, Part 2

    05/31/2011 9:42:06 AM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 11 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | May 31, 2011 | Joseph DeMaio
    [Editor's Note: The essay which follows is a continuation of our previous article, which disclosed the existence of a second Congressional Research Service memo produced with the apparent purpose of providing a rationale to members of Congress for their constituents regarding the eligibility of Barack Hussein Obama under Article II, Section 1, clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution to serve as president and commander-in-chief. Neither CRS memo was disseminated to the public. The first was obtained through citizen researchers assisting with the Kerchner v. Obama & Congress, et al lawsuit; the second was obtained through another citizen researcher who provided...
  • A Crackdown on Employing Illegal Workers

    05/29/2011 8:59:37 PM PDT · by ruralvoter · 19 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 5/29/11 | Julia Preston
    Obama administration officials are sharpening their crackdown on the hiring of illegal immigrants by focusing increasingly tough criminal charges on employers while moving away from criminal arrests of the workers themselves. After months of criticism from Republicans who said President Obama was relaxing immigration enforcement in workplaces, the scope of the administration’s strategy has become clear as long-running investigations of employers have culminated in indictments, convictions, exponentially increased fines and jail sentences. While conducting fewer headline-making factory raids, the immigration authorities have greatly expanded the number of businesses facing scrutiny and the cases where employers face severe sanctions.
  • EXPLOSIVE INTERVIEW W/ DEBT COLLECTOR WHO FOUND OBAMA ALIAS HARRISON J BOUNELL RELATED TO MICHELLE O

    05/26/2011 7:44:09 AM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 66 replies
    Rick ^ | May 19, 2011
    EXPLOSIVE INTERVIEW WITH DEBT COLLECTOR WHO FOUND OBAMA ALIAS HARRISON J BOUNELL WHO IS RELATED TO MICHELLE OBAMA Barack Obama / Barry Sotero / Harrison J Bounel Blatant Real Estate / Tax Fraud? LONG LEGGED MAC DADDY has even more names. Harrison J Bounell J Harrison Bounell 5046 South Greenwood Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60615 This address where real estate fraud has been committed is owned by Judge Jane L Stuart. Obamanation’s book keeper Esquire Harvey Weinberg cooked the books on this fraudulent Real Estate deal for Obamanation at the tune of about 1.23 million dollars. SS#042-68-4425 Real Estate and Tax...
  • Audit Report: Obama Administration Handed Out $24 Billion in Stimulus Money to Tax Cheats

    05/26/2011 7:31:53 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 8 replies
    Audit Report: Obama Administration Handed Out $24 Billion in Stimulus Money to Tax Cheats Wednesday, May 25, 2011 By Fred Lucas (CNSNews.com) - Lawmakers from both parties are calling for a fix to prevent tax cheating companies from getting federal contracts in light of a government investigation that found $24 billion in stimulus act funds went to companies owing $757 million in unpaid taxes. “Average Americans are likely wondering why we gave such a huge amount of federal money to tax cheats when our national debt is more than $14 trillion,” Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said in a statement. “That...
  • White House shuts out (Boston) Herald scribe

    05/18/2011 3:28:46 AM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 64 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | May 18, 2011 | Hillary Chabot
    The White House Press Office has refused to give the Boston Herald full access to President Obama’s Boston fund-raiser today, in e-mails objecting to the newspaper’s front page placement of a Mitt Romney op-ed, saying pool reporters are chosen based on whether they cover the news “fairly.” “I tend to consider the degree to which papers have demonstrated to covering the White House regularly and fairly in determining local pool reporters,” White House spokesman Matt Lehrich wrote in response to a Herald request for full access to the presidential visit. “My point about the op-ed was not that you ran...
  • Warrants Let Agents Enter Homes Without Owner Knowing

    05/17/2011 5:40:01 PM PDT · by PhilosopherStone1000 · 36 replies
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A special type of government search warrant that allows authorities to search homes without informing the owner for months is becoming more common, Target 7 has learned. /snip The number of delayed-notice search warrants spiked nationally from nearly 700 in fiscal year 2007 to close to 2,000 in 2009.
  • Obama's money: Heavy on Treasuries

    05/17/2011 1:01:04 AM PDT · by UniqueViews · 12 replies
    CNN Money ^ | May 16, 2011 | Jennifer Liberto
    A big portion of President Obama's wealth is invested in federal debt, according to a financial disclosure form released Monday. The president and First Lady Michelle Obama had assets valued between $2.8 million and $11.8 million in 2010. And between $2 million and $10 million of their assets are invested in super-safe U.S. Treasury securities, according to the disclosure form. That's up from $1.5 million to $6 million reported invested in Treasury notes and bills in 2009. They also have between $350,000 and $800,000 invested in IRAs and other retirement funds, according to the form. And the couple has between...
  • Question about smuggling of illegal aliens next door to me

    05/09/2011 2:07:02 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 62 replies
    looing out my window ^ | May 9th, 2011 | moonshinner_09
    I wanted to ask a question about something I saw looking out my window. Last week about 2 am my cat wakes me wanting his food dish brought out so he can eat. Since I could not go right back to sleep, I got on the computer. I had open a blade on mini blinds to see outside. So about 3 am a white commercial looking box truck pulls up. (Next door are some hispanics ) The truck pulls up, the driver quickly gets out of truck walks quickly to back of truck to open it, it had the pull...
  • ACLU: City settles in police spying case (Cops spying on Quakers)

    04/27/2011 2:17:08 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 5 replies
    Chicago Breaking News ^ | 04/26/2011 | Jeremy Gorner
    The city of Chicago agreed to pay the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Friends Service Committee a combined $12,500 after Chicago police sent at least one undercover officer to infiltrate meetings held by the Quaker-based activist group in 2002, the ACLU announced today. The settlement comes following a 2005 petition filed in federal court by the ACLU and AFSC against the city, alleging it violated the activist group’s 1st Amendment rights and “unduly stigmatized and damaged the reputation of the AFSC,” according to court documents. The city has denied those allegations.
  • Obama Fundraising May Have Violated RICO

    04/26/2011 8:18:34 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 29 replies
    IsraPundit ^ | 4/24/11 | Bill Levinson
    AFL-CIO Attorney: "It is legally impossible to conduct a nationwide raffle"We recently sent a complaint to the Federal Election Commission with regard to the "Dinner with Barack" fundraising promotions of 2007 and 2008. The Center for Competitive Politics quoted AFSCME (part of AFL-CIO) associate general counsel Jessica Robinson on the use of raffles to raise money for political campaigns. Ms. Robinson says unequivocally that it is impossible to legally conduct a nationwide raffle and furthermore that doing so violates the Federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) statute. Racketeering includes systematic violations of any state's gambling laws.. This means there...
  • Wisconsin: WSEU circulating boycott letters

    03/30/2011 1:59:39 PM PDT · by Jean S · 56 replies
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 3/30/11 | Don Walker
    Members of Wisconsin State Employees Union, AFSCME Council 24, have begun circulating letters to businesses in southeast Wisconsin, asking them to support workers’ rights by putting up a sign in their windows. If businesses fail to comply, the letter says, “Failure to do so will leave us no choice but (to) do a public boycott of your business. And sorry, neutral means 'no' to those who work for the largest employer in the area and are union members."
  • Soros Wins Under Obama's Energy Policies

    03/28/2011 5:59:13 AM PDT · by opentalk · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 28, 2011 | Ed Lasky
    Are Barack Obama's energy policies influenced by hedge fund billionaire and political patron, George Soros? Abby Wisse Schacter, in the New York Post, notes that the Obama administration is clamping down on oil and gas development in America (both onshore and offshore) but is hell-bent on helping other nation's tap their resources and points out that such help is being showered specifically in New Guinea, of all places....Others have commented on Obama's generosity regarding Brazil's oil wealth and how those actions might help George Soros. But focus should now turn towards the exotic land of New Guinea. New Guinea? Why...