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  • The Community Organizer Economy

    06/17/2010 8:57:34 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 3 replies · 160+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-17-10 | DrJohn
    Obama pleads for $50 billion in state, local aidThis is it. This is the new economy. President Obama urged reluctant lawmakers Saturday to quickly approve nearly $50 billion in emergency aid to state and local governments, saying the money is needed to avoid "massive layoffs of teachers, police and firefighters" and to support the still-fragile economic recovery. Last year's stimulus was going to create 3-4 million new jobs and keep unemployment under 8%. Now we have another emergency: In a letter to congressional leaders, Obama defended last year's huge economic stimulus package, saying it helped break the economy's free fall,...
  • $8,300 worth of Victoria's Secret underwear and bras stolen in Orlando

    06/16/2010 1:00:49 PM PDT · by greatdefender · 39 replies · 736+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | June 16, 2010 | Walter Pacheco
    A thief with an eye for fancy lingerie stole more than $8,300 worth of underwear and bras from the Victoria's Secret at Orlando Fashion Square Mall on Tuesday. Police said the bra bandit emptied 11 drawers and a couple of display trays — containing about 200 panties and 140 bras — from the East Colonial Drive store in less than 30 minutes. An employee said workers had filled their drawers with the underwear and bras for the upcoming sale at 5:30 p.m. and noticed someone had lifted the undies at 6 p.m. Workers said they don't know how the thief...
  • Demonizing Wall Street, then a big Dow drop...coincidence?

    05/08/2010 11:11:25 AM PDT · by billorites · 36 replies · 1,142+ views
    Quincy Ilinois News ^ | May 7, 2010 | Coco Letterman
    Somewhere – wherever his eternal home is – Dick Nixon is smiling today. He pulled a lot of shady, underhanded, illegal stuff in his life. But he’s potentially giving the Commander in Chief props today. On Thursday, the New York Stock Exchange was brought to its knees by what many reports are saying was “one stray trade” or “one mistakenly stroked key” on a keyboard. Investigators are trying to find the singular cause of the problem that caused the largest point swing in the history of investments. On Thursday afternoon, CNBC’s Money Honey, Maria Bartiromo, said, “I mean this really...
  • SPIDERMAN foiled a would-be thief as Jedi Knights blocked his escape route.

    05/03/2010 8:55:00 AM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies · 561+ views
    The Sun ^ | 5/3/10 | staff
    No, it's not a comic book plot but the scene which unravelled in a Australian book store on Saturday. Store owner Michael Baulderstone, dressed as Spiderman, spotted the man trying to steal an X-Men book worth $160 (£97). The 45-year-old called for back-up and the hapless thief was surrounded by superheroes within seconds.
  • Awlaki lied to qualify for U.S.-funded college scholarship

    04/18/2010 1:25:08 PM PDT · by PwrPencil · 13 replies · 659+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 04/14/2010 | ryuge
    The American Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, considered by some to be one of the most wanted terrorists behind Usama bin Laden, was educated in the United States with taxpayers money, an ongoing Fox News investigation has found....A spokesperson at Colorado State University confirmed that Awlaki listed himself as an international student during his years there..."I traveled to New Mexico. I went through the Bureau of Vital Statistics records and secured his birth certificate," Fournier told Fox News.
  • CNN transcript reveals a hard hitting investigative piece: Obama a trash talker and a thief

    01/01/2010 10:37:36 AM PST · by hole_n_one · 71 replies · 4,026+ views
    CNN ^ | 12/31/09
    HENRY:I talked to a couple of his classmates from the class of '79. He was on the basketball team that won the state championship. And a couple of funny things, one the basketball court, they say he was a slasher, and one of his colleagues, it was the point guard, told me that that sort of slashing, take no prisoners attitude he thinks is carrying over into the presidency because this is why Barack Obama is now not afraid to make tough decisions. He also said he's a real trash talker on the court, even today, because some of friends...
  • Drunk 4-Year-Old Steals Christmas Presents

    12/17/2009 10:13:49 AM PST · by streetpreacher · 50 replies · 1,825+ views
    News Channel 9 - Chattanooga, TN ^ | December 16, 2009 5:05 PM | Karen Zatkulak
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WTVC-TV) - A 4-year-old boy, beer in hand, is accused of stealing Christmas presents from his neighbors. It's a strange story, but also a sad one. April Wright is 21 years old and is going through a divorce with her husband who is in jail. She says she is not sure how her 4-year-old managed to get out of the house, open a beer, and steal the neighbors presents from under their tree. Now she's just glad he's okay and says she won't let it happen again. The child, Hayden Wright, was found around 1:45 am Tuesday, wandering...
  • Huckabee "Laughed Out Loud" at Prosecutors Objections To Clemency

    12/02/2009 2:28:46 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 240 replies · 6,567+ views
    Images of Prosecutor's strongly voiced complaints against Huckabee's clemencies, and a response stating that Huckabee "laughed out loud" upon reading it and suggesting the Prosecutor "cut down on your caffeine consumption". Click to view images of original documents.
  • German thief unwittingly steals circus lion

    11/12/2009 5:16:31 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 6 replies · 547+ views
    AFP ^ | Nov. 12, 2009
    A circus lion called Caesar was fighting fit again on Thursday after an ordeal that saw the van he was being transported in stolen in Germany by an unwitting thief, his keepers said. The Mercedes Transporter containing Circus Probst's ferocious five-year-old feline star was recovered in the early hours of Wednesday morning in Wuppertal in western Germany after crashing into a road sign, police said. Hours earlier it had been stolen from among the circus's other vehicles, with the thief, who remains on the loose, apparently unaware of the nature of his stolen cargo. It was unknown whether the thief...
  • Soldiers Ashes Stolen

    11/16/2009 2:41:04 AM PST · by tlb · 5 replies · 519+ views
    wtny ^ | Nov 14, 2009 | staff
    A burial at Arlington National Cemetery Friday had all the trimmings of a proper military funeral except one thing, the soldier’s remains. It's theft in front of the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. has left the family distraught. The urn containing the remains of bronze star and two purple hearts winner Army Colonel Norbert Otto Schmidt was taken from his family’s SUV just before the funeral. The thieves also stole a computer and other items from the vehicle. The ceremony had to be moved to a different part of the cemetery but the gravestone will be moved to its proper...
  • Congressman drew $15,000 in salary from his campaign (yet another corrupt Dem)

    11/15/2009 10:37:34 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 19 replies · 1,000+ views
    The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2009-11-15 | Michael O'Brien
    A first-term congressman drew a salary from his campaign for office last fall, his office said. Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) pocketed about $15,000 in campaign funds, the Buffalo News reported Sunday, while his wife was paid $18,000 for her work as campaign treasurer. "Eric did draw a meager salary at the end of the 2008 campaign to cover expenses after campaigning full-time for four years," Massa's spokesman told the News. "There aren't many people who have spent more time or effort working for the privilege of serving the families of their congressional district's than Rep. Massa."
  • Former ACORN organizer worries about its future

    09/29/2009 10:49:05 PM PDT · by BAW · 34 replies · 1,684+ views ^ | Sep 29, 2009 | Jonathan Tilove
    Wade Rathke, the former chief organizer of ACORN, acknowledged that the organization he founded in 1970 is caught in a public storm that threatens its existence. "It's a Katrina-like storm for ACORN; they are in a perfect storm, " said Rathke, who left ACORN's leadership a year-and-a-half ago amid revelations about the alleged embezzlement of nearly $1 million from the community organization by his brother, Dale. The money has since been repaid. But Rathke, who lives in New Orleans where the national organization has had its headquarters -- it is relocating to Washington -- said he expects large and well-rooted...
  • Photos caught Kenmore East principal stealing

    09/18/2009 7:27:06 PM PDT · by csvset · 7 replies · 1,044+ views
    Buffalo News ^ | September 17, 2009 | Mary B. Pasciak
    Police release pictures of Kenmore East theft; Ostanski pleads guilty by Mary B. Pasciak NEWS STAFF REPORTER Updated: September 17, 2009, 10:57 AM / For months, Town of Tonawanda police have said the proof that former Kenmore East High School Principal LuAnn E. Ostanski stole money from her school was in the photos. Wednesday, the reason they said that became as clear as the photos themselves. Shortly after Ostanski pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and agreed to pay a fine, Town of Tonawanda police granted The Buffalo News' long-standing request to release the photos that sealed the case against...
  • Alleged Deli Thief Caught Chewing The Evidence

    CINCINNATI -- Elmwood Place police say they caught an alleged thief chewing the evidence over the weekend. Court records show Maria Magobet, 50, from Dayton allegedly ordered lunch meat and cheese from the deli counter at Valley Grocery on Vine Street on Saturday, then walked out the store without paying. Police noted a pickle was recovered from Magobet before she left the store.
  • Donors sitting out Dodd campaign

    07/21/2009 9:10:06 AM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 14 replies · 1,375+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | July 21, 2009 | Editorial
    The latest congressional campaign reports are in and Democratic Sen. Christopher Dodd's re-election campaign manager, Jay Howser, says his boy's numbers represent "a substantial investment by Connecticut residents." It's just the latest claim from the Dodd camp that withers under the light of truth. In the second quarter, Sen. Dodd reported raking in $1.2 million, about $100,000 less than his Republican challengers. Of the total, almost 40 percent came from political-action committees controlled by vested interests with business before his Banking Committee; health insurance and pharmaceutical companies looking to influence the shape of KennedyDoddCare; and his Democratic congressional colleagues. Sen....
  • Police search for naked french fry thief

    06/23/2009 2:14:49 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 612+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 6/23/09 | Reuters
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Canadian police were on the search on Monday for a brazen thief who snatched a take-away meal while making a naked run past a fast food restaurant's drive-though window. An employee of a Langley, British Columbia, Wendy's restaurant was handing food to a customer waiting in her car when a naked man ran between them, taking off with her fries, and leaving little evidence behind, according to police. "Other than an age range, neither woman could provide further description," police said in a press release.
  • Bodega Man's Amazing Grace (Disarms thief then gives him charity after he begs for forgiveness)

    06/03/2009 3:55:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies · 832+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 3,2009 | Selim Algar
    The thief was wearing a menacing mask and wielding a bat -- but to a Long Island store owner, he was simply a charity case. In an amazing act of compassion and forgiveness, bodega owner Mohammad "Mo" Sohail first disarmed a would-be assailant who came into his Shirley shop -- and then gave him $40 and a loaf of bread. Sohail said his saga -- captured on dramatic, video-surveillance footage -- began at 12:35 a.m. on May 21, when the thug entered his convenience store in Shirley. "Give me your money! Give me your money!" the man started screaming at...
  • Woman Accused Of Stealing $12M Of Gold

    04/29/2009 3:42:32 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 31 replies · 1,204+ views ^ | April 29, 2009 | WILLIAM J. GORTA
    A long-time employee of a major Queens jewelry manufacturer walked off with a staggering $12 million worth of gold over the course of six years, prosecutors said. Teresa Tambunting, 50, of Scarsdale, had been secreting the gold hoard out of the Long Island City vault piece by piece by stashing small items in the lining of her pocketbook, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. "The defendant is accused of establishing a virtual mining operation in Long Island City which siphoned off millions of dollars' worth of the precious metal," he said.
  • Did state election papers include eligibility perjury?

    04/15/2009 9:04:47 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 20 replies · 1,725+ views
    wnd ^ | April 15, 2009 11:45 pm Eastern | Bob Unruh
    Tens of thousands of faxes and letters are being sent to attorneys general in all 50 states asking them to investigate whether President Obama's state elections submissions included an affirmation that he is qualified and eligible to hold the office of president – and whether those statements constitute perjury. The campaign has been assembled by Gary Kreep of the United States Justice Foundation, which already is involved in the issue with a case in California on behalf of presidential candidate and former Ambassador Alan Keyes. That case challenges Obama's eligibility to be on the ballot in California and is on...
  • Obama Asked on "60 Minutes" if He is "Punch-Drunk" Due to His Bizarre Laughter - Video 3/22/09

    03/23/2009 4:31:28 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 56 replies · 2,335+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | March 22, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video from last night's 60 Minutes Interview with President Barack Obama, where interviewer Steve Kroft asks Obama why he is laughing so much about the serious problems facing the nation. He ask Obama, "Are you punch-drunk," to which Obama says his laughter represents "gallows humor." Obama's laughter at all the bailouts is out of place, and not Presidential at all. It is easy to laugh when you are on easy street, but quite another thing when you are on the other side facing the consequences of the socialist agenda Obama is pushing on the nation. . . ....