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  • Oh Boy: Clinton Reportedly Used Private Server For Clinton Foundation and State Department Business

    09/01/2015 5:16:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies ^ | 9/1/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    But the most damning part of last night's document dump comes from Patrick Howley, who has reportedly discovered Clinton not only used a personal server and email address to conduct all of her State Department business, but that she also used and shared the same server with the Clinton Foundation.
  • End all skin-color-based favoritism

    09/01/2015 4:56:54 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies ^ | 9/1/2015 | Mychal Massie
    It is a proven fact that specialized and preferential programming based on skin color has not worked. It is has instead fomented acrimony, resentment and a divided America. With that factoid in mind, can anything more be done to poison the minds of blacks against America and specifically whites in America? Apparently, Theodore R. Johnson, a former White House fellow and current Ph.D candidate in law and policy at Northeastern University, thinks so. Johnson has determined: “Racial reconciliation is impossible without some kind of broad-based systematic reparations.” He argues that same can only be brought about by weighted voting where...
  • Program Ray Rice in is rarely granted

    09/12/2014 4:18:54 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    ESPN ^ | September 12, 2014 | John Barr and Don Van Natta Jr.
    TRENTON, N.J. -- The pretrial intervention program offered to Ray Rice in the assault case involving his wife was granted in less than 1 percent of all domestic violence assault cases from 2010-13 that were resolved, according to New Jersey Judiciary data obtained Friday by "Outside the Lines." Rice and his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer, were arrested on Feb. 15 and charged with simple assault after an incident at an Atlantic City casino. Janay's charges were later dropped, but on March 27, an Atlantic City grand jury increased Rice's assault charge to aggravated assault-bodily injury in the third degree causing bodily...
  • Now RASTAS get special treatment in (UK) prisons: Followers of religion made famous by Bob Marley…

    04/19/2014 1:29:17 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 20:36 EST, 18 April 2014 | Stian Alexander and Jack Doyle
    Rastafarian inmates are being handed Bob Marley CDs, drums and shakers after their religion was officially recognized by prison chiefs. New rules mean Rastafarianism is an approved religion alongside Christianity, Islam and other major faiths. The pack has been created to ensure Rastafarian prisoners can pray together in a “fulsome and harmonious way”, a faith advisor said. However, the religion’s followers have been told that one common element of their religious practice is barred: they cannot smoke cannabis in jail. …
  • Md. Senate derails transgender anti-discrimination bill

    04/12/2011 8:57:00 AM PDT · by freespirited · 6 replies
    Wapo ^ | 04/11/11 | John Wagner
    The Maryland Senate has killed a measure that sought to extend anti-discrimination protections to transgender people. On a vote of 27 to 20, the Senate sent a bill back to committee that would have offered protections in housing, employment and lending. With fewer than 12 hours remaining in the 90-day legislative session, the move effectively derailed the bill. The measure passed the House earlier in the session, and it initially appeared that it would get no consideration in the Senate. But after heavy lobbying by gay leaders, the Senate agreed to hear the bill. It was sent to the floor...
  • Why weren't they arrested?

    09/04/2010 9:20:17 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 11 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | Pamela Geller
    Back in June, four Christians were arrested in Michigan for passing out leaflets at an Arab festival. Remember this? The Christians were arraigned and are being represented by the same brilliant legal team that brought my free speech lawsuit against Detroit, the Thomas More Law Center. Yesterday, Muslims were proselytizing and passing out Islamic leaflets at a fair in Minnesota. The AP plays it this way: Muslims Take to Minn. State Fair to Repair Image (hat tip Her Royal Whyness). The police did nothing. Why two sets of rules for Muslims and non-Muslims? The sharia (Islamic law). VIDEO So based...
  • Dodd cleared from ethics probe on Countrywide loans

    08/07/2009 12:27:04 PM PDT · by FromLori · 63 replies · 2,737+ views
    n the middle of a difficult re-election campaign, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., on Friday was cleared by the Senate Ethics Committee from a year-long investigation about whether mortgages he obtained from Countrywide Financial Corp. violated the senate's rules on gifts. The committee, however, did scold the senior lawmaker for not being more careful in his dealings. "While the committee finds no substantial credible evidence as required by committee rules that your Countrywide mortgage violated Senate ethics rules, the committee does believe that you should have exercised more vigilance in your dealings with Countrywide in order to avoid...
  • Gore's son pleads guilty in drug case

    07/30/2007 11:00:58 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies · 2,177+ views
    Gore's son pleads guilty in drug case By GILLIAN FLACCUS 6 minutes ago Al Gore's son pleaded guilty Monday to possessing marijuana and other drugs, but a judge said the plea could be withdrawn and the charges dropped if he successfully completes a drug diversion program. Authorities have said they found drugs in Al Gore III's car after the 24-year-old was pulled over on July 4 for going 100 mph in his Toyota Prius. He pleaded guilty Monday to two felony counts of drug possession, two misdemeanor counts of drug possession without a prescription, and one misdemeanor count of marijuana...
  • Judge Refuses to Rule in Porn Plea -- has this been posted

    08/21/2006 2:29:07 PM PDT · by texten · 4 replies · 1,344+ views
    Austin American Statesman ^ | August 11, 2006 | Steven Kreytak
    Gates Enoch admitted in March to gathering more than 150 images of children engaged in sex acts on his computer, and on Thursday he was scheduled to be sentenced for his crime in federal court in Austin. But at the end of an hourlong hearing in which Enoch, the 20-year-old son of a former Texas Supreme Court justice, again admitted to gathering as well as distributing the illegal images, Senior U.S. District Judge James Nowlin said he was unable to declare him guilty. Nowlin adjourned the hearing and invited lawyers in the case to bring him any evidence to show...
  • McKinney probe enters 3rd month: Police unions criticize U.S. attorney

    06/04/2006 10:59:35 PM PDT · by Utah Girl · 54 replies · 1,576+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 6/5/2006 | Bob Kemper
    The grand jury investigation of 4th District Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney enters its third month today with no hint from the federal prosecutor about how much longer it will take to settle a case that legal experts said should have been wrapped up in a matter of days. McKinney was accused of striking a Capitol Hill police officer March 29, and the case was referred to the grand jury April 5. The drawn-out process of deciding whether she should be charged with assault has police fuming that the DeKalb County Democrat is getting preferential treatment from a politically motivated prosecutor. "Right...
  • Capitol police investigate motive behind story [Patrick Kennedy + conflicting statements]

    05/06/2006 12:34:01 AM PDT · by CellPhoneSurfer · 98 replies · 2,876+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | May 6, 2006 | Casey Ross
    Capitol police investigate motive behind story By Casey Ross Saturday, May 6, 2006 - Updated: 02:16 AM EST Police are investigating whether U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy’s bizarre crash-scene story about being late for a 2:45 a.m. vote was a desperate attempt to escape an OUI bust by invoking a law that prevents members of Congress from being arrested while en route to formal sessions, authorities said. Kennedy, who yesterday admitted an addiction to prescription pain medication, told officers upon emerging from his Mustang convertible Thursday morning that he was “late for a vote,” even though formal business had ended hours...
  • Police Report: Kennedy Cited For 3 Traffic Violations In Wreck [includes the accident reports...]

    05/05/2006 11:59:53 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 32 replies · 1,463+ views
    Police Report: Kennedy Cited For 3 Traffic Violations In Wreck POSTED: 10:25 am EDT May 5, 2006 UPDATED: 2:43 pm EDT May 5, 2006 WASHINGTON -- Rep. Patrick Kennedy was cited for three traffic violations after his early morning car crash near the Capitol, according to a police report. # Accident Report Page 1 # Accident Report Page 2 # Accident Report Page 3 The report by a U.S. Capitol Police officer said Kennedy, D-R.I., drove his green 1997 Ford Mustang convertible into a security barrier near the Capitol shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday, and that Kennedy had red, watery...
  • Kennedy Blames Accident on Sleep Medicine

    05/04/2006 7:06:03 PM PDT · by Jean S · 635 replies · 19,040+ views
    AP ^ | 5/4/06 | ANDREW MIGA
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (news, bio, voting record) crashed his car near the Capitol early Thursday, and a police official said he appeared intoxicated. Kennedy said he had taken sleep medication and a prescription anti-nausea drug that can cause drowsiness. Kennedy, D-R.I., addressed the issue after a spate of news reports. His initial statement said: "I consumed no alcohol prior to the incident."'Later, however, he issued a longer statement saying the attending physician for Congress had prescribed Phenergan on Tuesday to treat Kennedy's gastroenteritis.Kennedy said he returned to his Capitol Hill home on Wednesday evening after a final series of votes...

    03/28/2006 1:14:49 PM PST · by F16Fighter · 476 replies · 9,710+ views
    F16 Fighter ^ | 3-28-06 | F16 Fighter
    Dear Mr. Robinson and Fellow Freepers, Moderating for FR may indeed be a "thankless" job, and in general I appreciate the job they've done over the years, but... In recent days I have been suspended twice -- once for posting to a certain well-known Freeper who has obviously been given preferential treatment by FR's Moderators; another for supposedly mentioning that same "elite" Freeper in posts to others. I'm not the only one this particular complaining Freeper has demanded he NOT be posted to -- though he often posts long rambling controversial rants and vanities about which he expects and savors...
  • Why didn't speeding deputy get ticketed

    03/17/2006 1:01:31 PM PST · by TexasCajun · 33 replies · 1,288+ views
    ABC13 KTRH Houston ^ | (3/15/06 - KTRK/HOUSTON) | Miya Shay
    (3/15/06 - KTRK/HOUSTON) - He's paid to protect and serve. Instead, one Harris County sheriff's deputy is accused of putting the pedal to the metal, driving 100 miles per hour. But he didn't even get a ticket. So we asked authorities why not? From the JamCam perched at the Beltway and Imperial Valley, you could see police several Houston police cars surrounding a man dressed in white standing next to his red Corvette. That's is off-duty sheriff's deputy Robert Cormier, who was pulled over for driving way too fast Wednesday morning. We asked Sgt. Dana Wolfe with the Harris County...

    09/23/2005 4:47:35 AM PDT · by South Hawthorne · 71 replies · 1,872+ views
    Bill Bennett's Morning in America | Sept. 23, 2005 | Owl_Eagle
    IJUSTHEARDDOUGFROMUPLANDONTHERADIO!!!   And I just can't stop screaming about it!
  • Iowahawk: Every Little Bit Hurts

    09/14/2005 9:40:36 AM PDT · by IowaHawk · 23 replies · 1,011+ views
    Iowahawk | 09/14/05 | Dave Burge
    Iowahawk Special Guest Commentaryby Joshua Markos Mikos AtriosFor the Angels of Indignation Two weeks ago, millions of Americans watched in horror as the city of New Orleans was savaged by the relentless, pollution-fueled fury of Hurricane Katrina. Later, we witnessed the human rights atrocity as George Bush's incompetent racist henchmen dynamited the levees, unleashing a tidal wave of contaminated Halliburton turdwater which forced thousands of our fellow citizens to flee into the dank slave ship-like bowels of the Superdome. Now, as the floodwaters recede, the survivors of Bush/Katrina face an even greater danger: the danger of complacency. Even as you...
  • Tom Cruise Vs. Mel Gibson - (Follywood loves Scientology and Islam; they get special treatment!)

    07/26/2005 1:43:16 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 58 replies · 4,506+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JULY 26, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    We have commented on actor Tom Cruise using the media to preach the virtues of Scientology and the evils of psychiatry. He gave interviews about his new film, "War of the Worlds," as long as he was permitted to talk about his religion. But Scientology not only has a base in Hollywood, it has enjoyed powerful friends in Washington. For years, Scientology fought a battle with the IRS because the government would not recognize its claim to be a religion. The IRS finally granted Scientology its desired status under President Bill Clinton, the recipient of massive donations from Hollywood. Now...
  • (Braves' multi-DUI convict)Furcal drives in winning run in 11th(GA judge-no jail 'til playoffs over)

    10/07/2004 5:30:26 PM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 5 replies · 316+ views
    ESPN ^ | 10/7/04 | ESPN
    ATLANTA (AP) -- With plenty of incentive, Rafael Furcal made sure the Atlanta Braves' season lasts at least two more games. Set to report to jail once the postseason ends, Furcal hit a two-out, two-run homer in the 11th inning that sent the Braves over the Houston Astros 4-2 Thursday and tied their NL playoff series at one game each. With Houston on the verge of a commanding lead, the Braves rallied from a late two-run deficit to force extra innings. Both teams went to extraordinary means -- the Astros looking to go two-up in the best-of-five series, the Braves...
  • During World War II, my uncle returned home because family wrote congress

    09/20/2004 4:10:52 AM PDT · by topher · 13 replies · 690+ views
    Aunt -- sister of man who was able to return home in war time | September 20, 2004 | vanity
    It is the towards the end of World War II. My Grandfather needed his son at harvest time in Kansas. These were average people who did not even own the land they farmed. So my grandfather wrote a congressman after the Navy refused to allow my grandfather's son to return home, after the son requested to go home to help with harvest. My grandfather needed the extra help to bring in the crops. But is that a valid excuse to get a sailor or soldier off duty? So my grandfather wrote his congressman, and the son was allowed to return...