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  • Rob Reiner: Trump a ‘Mentally Ill Sociopath,’ Time to ‘End This Sickness’

    02/19/2018 5:40:54 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 137 replies
    <p>Rob Reiner escalated his attacks on President Donald Trump on Sunday, taking to social media to demand that GOP “patriots” take a stand to “end” what he called the “sickness” of his presidency. The 70-year-old LBJ filmmaker — a frequent critic of the president who previously launched a committee to explore possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race — blasted Trump in a Twitter post in apparent response to a school shooting in Florida this week that left 17 people dead and 15 others injured.</p>
  • Man Tries to Rob North Carolina Bank Training Office

    05/07/2017 12:59:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    US News ^ | 5/03/17
    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It looked like a bank so it must have had money a robber could take, right? No Police say a man walked into the First National Bank training center in Greensboro on Tuesday afternoon and demanded cash. Police spokeswoman Susan Danielsen said the suspect thought the training facility was a real bank and used real money. It doesn't.
  • Man shot returning to store he tried to rob: NOPD

    01/05/2017 3:52:55 PM PST · by BBell · 3 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 1/1/17 | Jonathan Bullington, | The Times-Picayune
    Employees at a North Broad Street store shot and attacked a man who returned to the store he unsuccessfully tried to rob, New Orleans police said. The man, identified in a preliminary report as David Vaughn, was armed when he first walked into Triangle Deli, 1904 N. Broad St. He showed a store cashier a gun in his waistband and ordered the cashier to give him money from the register, police said. The cashier pointed a gun at the man and led him out of the store, police said. Vaughn returned about 12:20 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 1), but three employees...
  • 2 men armed with assault rifles rob Rolex store at Century City Mall

    08/24/2015 10:09:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    ABC7 ^ | 8/24/15 | By Leo Stallworth and staff
    CENTURY CITY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Two brazen suspects armed with assault rifles held up a Rolex store at the Westfield Century City Shopping Center Monday afternoon, firing at least one shot during the robbery. No injuries were reported. Authorities say the armed robbery happened in the 10000 block of Santa Monica Boulevard at 12:01 p.m. The gunmen went up the escalator to the mall and headed straight to the store during lunch hour. A security guard tried to stop the suspects from entering, but when he tried to shut the door, the suspect fired a round into the store....
  • Senators may resurrect defeated gun control after making cosmetic changes (GOA letter)

    05/09/2013 3:42:05 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 14 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | 5-9-2013 | Gun Owners of America
    "Superficial" "A source close to the Senate negotiations [says] that two senators who voted against the background check bill would vote for it after minor, superficial changes." - Lawrence O’Donnell on MSNBC, May 6, 2013ACTION: Senators who voted pro-gun last month are under intense pressure - by Senate Democrats and Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s hit ads - to switch their votes.  We need to keep applying the heat and let them know that gun owners are ready to help in any Senate campaign, no matter which state, to defeat ANY SENATOR who votes for gun control.LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FROM WASHINGTON, DC. It’s...
  • Hikers (Coast Guard members) Hogtie Man Who Attempted To Take Them Hostage

    06/13/2012 10:54:57 AM PDT · by Brent in TN · 19 replies
    Johnson City Press ^ | 6/13/12 | Brad Hicks
    ERWIN, TN — Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said the outcome of arrest could have been much worse for a Roan Mountain man taken into custody earlier this week after he allegedly picked the wrong group of hikers to attempt to take hostage. Marcus F. Birchfield, 40, 962 Hampton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested by the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department and charged with four counts of aggravated kidnapping, impersonating a police officer, going armed, possession of a schedule II drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Teen fatally shot while trying to rob off-duty cop (Clown 1, Teen 0)

    06/18/2011 5:58:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 18, 2011 | Jeremy Gorner
    An off-duty Chicago police officer dressed up as a clown for a South Side fundraiser shot and killed a teen who held him at gunpoint tonight after the event, authorities said, citing preliminary information. The officer, who is assigned to the Near North police district, was in his clown outfit for a fundraiser for a day-care business, attended by about 50 children near West 87th Street and South Damen Avenue.
  • Attackers yell slurs during IU beating

    11/04/2010 2:54:47 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 55 replies
    WISH TV 8 ^ | Monday, 01 Nov 2010, 1:49 PM EDT | By: Hyacinth Williams
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) - Indiana University Police in Bloomington are looking for a group of 5 men and 3 women who they say spewed hate speech at four students of Asian descent then beat and robbed two of them. The attacks happened in Forest Quad on campus.
  • Police: Confused men try to rob Md. funeral home

    12/01/2009 1:19:05 PM PST · by posterchild · 15 replies · 593+ views
    AP via ^ | Dec 1, 2009
    PRINCE FREDERICK, Md.—Calvert County authorities are searching for two men who tried to rob a funeral home that they may have mistaken for a bank. Police said the men robbed Lee Funeral Home, next to a PNC Bank, in Owings on Monday. Lt. Steve Jones of the Calvert Investigative Team said an employee told the suspects they weren't in a bank.
  • Ads pulled over radio hosts' transgender remarks

    06/06/2009 10:29:12 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 37 replies · 1,707+ views
    Google | AP ^ | 6/5/09 | Judy Lin
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bank of America, Verizon, Chipotle and other companies have pulled advertising from a Sacramento radio station after talk show hosts referred to transgender people as "freaks" with mental disorders. During a May 28 show, one of the three hosts on KRXQ's "Rob, Arnie & Dawn" show said he would hit his son with his shoe if he put on high heels. Another said he would tell a boy he was "a little idiot" if he asked to wear a dress. Officials with Bank of America Corp. and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said Friday their companies pulled...
  • Letter from Attorney General Rob McKenna's office (Washington State)

    10/30/2008 11:14:08 PM PDT · by PureSolace · 8 replies · 770+ views
    Howdy Everybody. I wrote Attorney General McKenna’s office (Washington State) this week and got back a reply. Basically I was voicing my concern of possible voter fraud that I’ve been hearing about on the news, and how it’s affected past elections and this one. Here’s a response from his office: “Mr. Billeaudeau: I am responding on behalf of Attorney General McKenna to your message, which is copied below. You write about the coming general election, and mention in particular concerns about voter registration drives conducted by ACORN. In Washington, a criminal investigation was conducted in connection with the 2006 election,...
  • Strangled teen succumbs to injuries (Strangled for refusing to wear hijab)

    12/11/2007 8:17:20 AM PST · by Clive · 82 replies · 208+ views
    Toronto Sun via Sun Media ^ |
    MISSISSAUGA -- Asqa Parvez, the 16-year-old allegedly strangled by her father, has died of her injuries. A man telephoned Peel Regional Police at 7:55 a.m. yesterday claiming he had killed his daughter. When police arrived at the posh Longhorn Trail home, where about a dozen people spanning three generations live, Aqsa was barely alive. She was transported to Sick Kids hospital, where she later died. Aqsa's father, Muhammad Parvez, 57, a driver with Blue and White Taxi, was taken into custody and appeared in Brampton court this morning.
  • He Wuz Robbed (Air America investor loses $10 million)

    01/11/2007 8:07:47 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 49 replies · 2,079+ views
    Seattle Weekly ^ | 1/10/07 | Rick Anderson
    For Seattle's biggest-spending liberal benefactor, bankrupt Air America was a costly flyer. Deep-pocketed political donor Rob Glaser undertook his biggest-ever political investment in 2004 when he handed over $10 million to prop up lefty talk-show network Air America Radio, giving him 36.7 percent ownership. But while the founder and CEO of Seattle-based RealNetworks Inc. successfully helped fund the 2006 Democratic revolt in Congress, he has been bloodied attempting a similar revolution in progressive talk radio. The network's challenge to Rush Limbaugh and other conservative talkers for the nation's hearts, minds, and ad revenues has ended up in bankruptcy, and Glaser,...
  • Mel Gibson link to Aussie anti-Semitic group

    08/05/2006 3:42:51 PM PDT · by familyop · 32 replies · 1,200+ views
    Melbourne Herald Sun (Australia) ^ | 06AUG06 | LINCOLN WRIGHT
    MEL Gibson once had close links to the Australian League of Rights, a Far Right group notorious for its anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and Holocaust denial. The league claims the world is run by a secret society of Jews. The Hollywood star's foray into Far Right activist politics in Australia occurred in 1987 when he campaigned for a friend, Rob Taylor, who stood unsuccessfully for the northern Victorian federal seat of Indi. Charles Pinwill, a former Queensland state director of the League of Rights, said he knew Gibson's father, Hutton, and said Gibson was interested in the league's ideas. "They were...
  • First 5 boss may stop giving cover to Reiner (better watch his back)

    03/07/2006 7:45:31 AM PST · by george76 · 6 replies · 671+ views
    UNION-TRIBUNE ^ | March 7, 2006
    Rob Reiner better watch his back. It now appears that an outside audit – at the least – will be done of the California Children and Families Commission because it used $23 million in taxpayer funds for TV ads touting “preschool for all” at the same time Reiner, a commission board member, was circulating petitions for his “preschool for all” initiative. And when investigators come to chat, the executive director of the commission just might not go along with the cover story that it was all one big “coincidence” that the TV ads ran at the same time as the...
  • Venezuela Expropriates Paper Company

    01/19/2005 6:22:58 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 22 replies · 709+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 19, 2005 | Staff
    Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday that he signed an order to immediately expropriate the assets of Venepal, a bankrupt paper company that halted operations last month. Chavez met with former Venepal employees to sign the expropriation order. The workers vowed to rebuild the company with the help of the government and manufacture books and notebooks the government could use in public schools and other education-related social projects. Chavez, a self-described "revolutionary" and critic of unbridled capitalism, said Venepal's expropriation is a step in Venezuela's new economic self-development model. "We're at war against poverty and against misery in Venezuela," he...
  • Scout's Honor

    12/01/2004 3:59:30 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 3 replies · 413+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Dec. 1, 2004 | Russ Vaughn
    When I was a boy, yep, I was a Scout, And whole time I was, no Scoutmasters came out. Nope, they stayed in the closet, if any were there, And no parents protested our Scout meeting prayer. We believed in our creed, truly honored our oath, Our duty to God in those years was not loathe. No, we pledged our young lives that we’d do our best, To honor traditions behind our Scout crest.
  • Rob Reiner Named Democrat of the Year

    07/07/2004 6:22:33 PM PDT · by Libloather · 43 replies · 958+ views
    LA Independent. ^ | 7/07/04 | ROSANNA MAH
    Rob Reiner Named Democrat of the Year By ROSANNA MAH, The Independent Staff Writer 07.JUL.04 One of Hollywood’s leading political advocates Rob Reiner is being honored as “Democrat of the Year” by the West Hollywood Democratic Club for his outstanding contributions to Democratic Party causes. “Rob Reiner is a lifelong Democrat,” said club president Donald DeLuccio. “He wants to get Democrats elected and his goal is giving back to the community.” In an effort at mobilizing local interest in the upcoming presidential campaign, the liberal organization is also honoring Antonio Villaraigosa, Kerry campaign national co-chair, with the organization’s “President’s Award.”...
  • Police: Men Try to Rob Pizza Hut with Drill

    12/31/2003 1:17:57 AM PST · by Tim Osman · 21 replies · 270+ views
    KCTV5 ^ | 12/30/03 | KCTV5
    INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- It's a story Independence police can't help cracking a smile about. A father and son, they say, could be the dumbest criminals they've ever come across. Independence police say the father and son team need to find an alternative way to make a living, because as criminals, they're just not gonna make it, KCTV5's Amy Anderson reported on "KCTV5 News at 5 p.m." Police said the father and son used a drill to try and rob a Pizza Hut delivery business off Truman Road. "It was all I could do to keep from laughing out loud," said...
  • Rob Roy McGregor Is Exposed As A Tartan Turncoat

    11/09/2003 8:12:32 PM PST · by blam · 8 replies · 547+ views
    Scotsman ^ | 11-9-2003 | Graham Ogilvy/Kurt Bayer
    Rob Roy MacGregor is exposed as a tartan turncoat GRAHAM OGILVY AND KURT BAYER HE WAS romanticised by Sir Walter Scott and glamorised by Hollywood. But a new investigation by one of Scotland’s leading historians has revealed that Rob Roy MacGregor was not so much a tartan Robin Hood as a robbing hood. David Stevenson, emeritus professor of Scottish history at St Andrews University, will claim in a new book that the folk hero was a traitor, spy and fraudster. Stevenson’s most shocking claim is that Rob Roy betrayed his own side by selling Jacobite secrets to the English government....