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  • Boehner Decries Shutdown, Says Unwilling to Quit Golf, Cigarettes to Run for Prez in Leno Appearance

    01/24/2014 2:59:10 AM PST · by grimalkin · 29 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 23 Jan 2014 | Breitbart TV
    On Thursday, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) made his first-ever appearance on NBC’s “The Tonight Show” in which he discussed his background and some of the issues of the day. “I don’t have any problem with the Tea Party,” Boehner said. “Those people have brought great energy to the political process. Most of them have never been involved before. You know, when you agree with someone 90 percent of the time, they’re not your enemy. My problem was with some Washington organizations who purport to represent the Tea Party who I think mislead them. There’s nothing I could...
  • Slain teen Ja'Quares Walker's mom in shock at shooting

    05/03/2012 7:30:57 AM PDT · by JustaDumbBlonde · 249 replies
    The Birmingham (AL) News via al.com ^ | May 2, 2012 | Carol Robinson
    The mother of a 13-year-old boy fatally shot when police say he tried to rob a couple said she is in shock that her son is dead -- and even more so at the circumstances surrounding his death. "I don't want it put out like he was a bad person or a mean person, because he wasn't," Latonya Walker, 38, said Tuesday. "This is not him, not who he was. Anybody that knew Ja'Quares knows that." Birmingham police said Ja'Quares Cortez Walker was in a car that pulled into the parking lot of the gated Skyview Condominiums at 407 Skyview...
  • Carmelo Anthony hosts Martin family

    04/14/2012 6:42:58 PM PDT · by Third Person · 17 replies
    ESPN ^ | April 14th, 2012 | Jared Zwerling
    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, and older brother, Jahvaris Fulton, 21, were in New York City on Thursday for an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, not thinking they were going to visit Madison Square Garden the following day. But New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony had a surprise invite awaiting the family, which included Martin's younger brother who's three and a half years old. Anthony met privately in the Knicks' locker room with the family and posed for pictures before New York's 103-65 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Fearing additional media attention, the family...
  • Newark church members wear hoodies on Palm Sunday as sign of solidarity with Trayvon Martin

    04/01/2012 7:58:42 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    New Jersey Star-Ledger ^ | April 1, 2012 | Eunice Lee
    Pastor Ronald Slaughter wore his Sunday best, plus a white hoodie sweatshirt as he preached his Palm Sunday sermon today. Slaughter and members of his congregation at St. James AME Church in Newark donned hoodies in honor of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen gunned down by a neighborhood watch captain last month. Several congregants wore their hoodies up while others sitting in the pews came in regular dress. Slaughter, who wore a white zipped up hoodie sweatshirt over a shirt and tie, and other church leaders behind the pulpit wore hoodies but did not cover their heads.
  • Emails show top Justice Department officials knew of ATF gun program

    10/04/2011 3:41:53 PM PDT · by neverdem · 8 replies
    LA Times ^ | October 3, 2011 | Richard A. Serrano
    Memos from 2010 show some in senior positions were aware of tactics used in a surveillance operation in which firearms were allowed into Mexico in a failed effort to catch drug cartel leaders. Senior Justice Department officials were aware that ATF agents allowed firearms to be "walked" into Mexico, according to a series of emails last year in which they discussed two undercover operations on the Southwest border, including the failed Fast and Furious program. In the emails that the department turned over to congressional investigators, Justice Department officials last October discussed both the Fast and Furious gun-trafficking surveillance operation...
  • Teen mayhem hits Philly's streets again

    07/30/2011 5:04:13 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 111 replies
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 07/31/2011 | staff
    A mob of unruly teens last night once again wreaked havoc on Center City, assaulting and robbing random pedestrians. About 9:15 p.m., police began to receive 9-1-1 calls about a group of 20 to 40 teens assaulting people. Police found a man on the ground bleeding badly from the head at Walnut and Juniper streets. He was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Brian Mishico, who was working the door at Good Dog Bar and Restaurant on 15th Street near Locust, said a crowd of about 30 kids, some who looked as young as 12, split into two groups as...
  • Police Investigate Downtown Greensboro "Flash Mob Beatings"

    07/27/2011 2:37:50 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 91 replies
    WFMY ^ | 7/26/11 | Mark Geary
    This past weekend, a former mayor had his business vandalized and another community leader got beat up in Center City Park. "One of the teenagers came up from behind and just punched me in the back and kicked me and knocked me to the floor. Then, he just continued to kick me, punch me, step on me. People were screaming," Mitchel Sommers, executive director of the Community Theatre of Greensboro said. The swarm came from nowhere and the beating lasted seconds. "Within a minute, I'd say, hundreds and hundreds and hundreds...I'm not being dramatic...hundreds of young people...just came descending upon...
  • Here's Who You Support With Taxes

    Judge Judy speaks out on where our tax dollars go in this case of Duane Brooks, Jr. who is scamming the government with all of his stipends, subsidies and assistance - and using none of it for what it was intended for.
  • Stampede for housing vouchers

    07/14/2011 6:42:39 PM PDT · by silentknight · 43 replies
    UPI ^ | July 14, 2011
    http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2011/07/14/Stampede-for-housing-vouchers/UPI-81121310685190/?spt=hs&or=tn DALLAS, July 14 (UPI) -- Thousands of people seeking housing assistance gathered at a field house in Dallas Thursday morning and stampeded when the gates opened, rescue workers said. Read more: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2011/07/14/Stampede-for-housing-vouchers/UPI-81121310685190/#ixzz1S8JdfM5N
  • Ice cream truck driver shot and killed

    07/13/2011 10:24:08 AM PDT · by traumer · 13 replies
    DAYTON — An ice cream truck driver was shot and killed just moments after he sold ice cream to children in the 4600 block of Midway Avenue Tuesday evening. Carl Banks, 60, of Dayton, was identified as the driver by the Montgomery County Coroner's Office late Tuesday night. Police originally thought it was an accident when someone called 911 to report the ice cream truck struck a house in the 4400 block of Midway Avenue. When emergency crews arrived on scene, they found Banks shot to death at the wheel, Dayton Police Sgt. John Sullivan said. Witnesses told police they...
  • Did Fast & Furious violate the Arms Export Control Act?

    07/13/2011 1:49:38 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 26 replies
    First, the Arms Export Control Act, 22 USC §2778.. It authorizes the President to define defense articles and regulate their export. In so doing, he must consider the possibility that export could "support international terrorism, increase the possibility of outbreak or escalation of conflict..." Those defense articles may not be exported without a permit, issued by the Secretary of State ( Department of State guidelines here), "except that no license shall be required for exports or imports made by or for an agency of the United States Government (A) for official use by a department or agency of the United...
  • Mob of Teenage Girls Attacks Minn. Mom, 4-yr-old daughter

    07/11/2011 7:03:16 AM PDT · by Blueflag · 192 replies
    minnesota.cbslocal.com/ ^ | 7/9/2011 | wcco
    Here we go again ... MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minneapolis mother is looking for the public’s help in finding a mob of teenage girls that she says assaulted her family. The attack happened Thursday afternoon inside Folwell Park on Minneapolis’ north side. (more in article, found on Drudge)
  • Mob rush of south Oak Cliff store caught on camera (Dallas)

    07/08/2011 7:47:48 AM PDT · by melkor · 125 replies
    With 16 surveillance cameras inside and out, he has the video to prove it. Last week, a mob of people descended on his store all at once after midnight . "They start trashing the store [and] eating," Farah said while watching surveillance video of the incident. "It's like they're robbing the store." While several paid, the rest ate, drink and stole before police could get there, Farah said. "We had to clean up for two hours," he said. "Plus, merchandise is gone. A bunch of merchandise is gone." ... Part of Farah's problem, officers said, is that three large apartment...
  • Child pornography found on Assistant U.S. Attorney’s computer

    07/07/2011 3:22:41 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 52 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7 Jul 2011 | Caroline May
    Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday requesting an explanation as to why the Justice Department declined to file charges against a federal prosecutor with child pornography found on his work computer. The finding against the Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) was made by the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG). According to the Inspector General’s report, the AUSA admitted to spending a significant amount of time each day viewing porn at work. “The OIG conducted an investigation concerning allegations that an AUSA was using his government computer to view inappropriate...
  • 7 dead in Grand Rapids shootings; police hunt for suspect Rodrick Shonte Dantzler

    Police in Grand Rapids say that seven people were shot and killed at two locations on Thursday and they are actively searching for suspect Rodrick Shonte Dantzler. Police say three people, reportedly two women and a 10-year-old girl, are dead at one scene, and four others were killed at a separate scene about two miles away, reports CBS affiliate WWMT. According to a local station, another man was shot in what police believe is a related incident, but was not killed. The shootings stemmed from a domestic issue, reports The Grand Rapids Press. Police say they are searching for the...
  • Investigation into APS cheating finds unethical behavior across every level

    07/06/2011 8:31:50 AM PDT · by Sprite518 · 43 replies
    The Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 7/6/2011 | Heather Vogell
    Across Atlanta Public Schools, staff worked feverishly in secret to transform testing failures into successes. Teachers and principals erased and corrected mistakes on students’ answer sheets. Area superintendents silenced whistle-blowers and rewarded subordinates who met academic goals by any means possible. Superintendent Beverly Hall and her top aides ignored, buried, destroyed or altered complaints about misconduct, claimed ignorance of wrongdoing and accused naysayers of failing to believe in poor children’s ability to learn
  • Chief calls looting, beatings in Riverwest barbaric

    07/06/2011 9:01:51 AM PDT · by skimbell · 49 replies
    JS Online ^ | July 6, 2011 | Meg Jones
    Shaina Perry remembers the punch to her face, blood streaming from a cut over her eye, her backpack with her asthma inhaler, debit card and cellphone stolen, and then the laughter. "They just said 'Oh, white girl bleeds a lot,' " said Perry, 22, who was attacked at Kilbourn Reservoir Park over the Fourth of July weekend. Though Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn noted Tuesday that crime is colorblind...
  • Drudge - violence, rioting headlines ..

    07/05/2011 11:47:35 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 52 replies
    Mob in Peoria shoots fireworks at police, firefighters... MAYHEM IN MOBILE: 300+ fight on street corner, man shot in face... 13 stabbed, shot in Boston in just 5 hours... CHICAGOLAND: 5 Dead, 23 Hurt Over Violent Holiday Weekend... 4-Year-Old Boy Shot While Watching Baltimore Fireworks... 2 Shot During Massive Brawl Outside Atlantic City Casino… Dozens of teens loot store, then attack passersby... VIDEO...
  • Police investigate Riverwest robberies, doubt 'mob' reports

    07/05/2011 6:07:09 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 39 replies
    Milwaukee Journal ^ | Jul 4, 2011 | Meg Jones
    Police are investigating two armed robberies in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood overnight but say reports of a "mob" are not accurate. By Meg Jones of the Journal Sentinel
  • Councilwoman Who Stuffed Bribe In Bra Pleads Guilty, Won’t Quit

    07/01/2011 1:08:52 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 64 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 1, 2011
    A prominent Maryland councilwoman who made international headlines for flushing a bribe down the toilet and stuffing another in her underwear has pleaded guilty to a felony but won’t leave her $96,417-a-year public job. The unbelievably pompous move has led the area’s largest newspaper to blast the lawmaker, Prince George’s County Councilwoman Leslie Johnson, as a “case study in arrogance.” Every day she serves in public office and every act she commits in her official capacity is a disgrace to the county and her constituents, the editorial says. In November Johnson and her equally corrupt husband (Jack Johnson) got arrested...
  • County Democratic chairman distances party from official's KKK reference [ Just another DNC Racist ]

    07/01/2011 1:04:17 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 6 replies
    Ventura County Star ^ | JUne 29 2011
    Comments posted by a Ventura County Democratic Party official on his Twitter account last week in which he wrote that some east county Republicans who testified at a hearing in Oxnard should "just put your white hoods on already" do not represent the views of the county party, Chairman Richard Carter said Wednesday. Carter said he has spoken with David Atkins, the county Democratic Party's vice chairman, about that and other Twitter posts last week, and believes Atkins "now regrets those comments." That acknowledgment, Carter said, is good enough for him, and he does not anticipate the county party taking...
  • US woman took dead baby shopping

    06/30/2011 9:05:21 AM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    CHICAGO - A CHICAGO woman is accused of strapping her baby's corpse into a sling and taking him shopping after killing the three-month old in a drunken rage, local media reported on Wednesday. Ken Blackman Jr had been dead for eight to 14 hours when the woman wrapped up her shopping trip and went to visit a neighbour, who noticed blood on the baby blanket and called 911. Prosecutors told the Chicago Sun Times that Toyrianna Smith, 20, beat and suffocated her baby because he wouldn't stop crying on June 22. She had been drinking vodka at a friend's house...
  • Teens in a mob assault and rob Center City patrons

    The streets were vibrant. The weather was nice. "The city had a good vibe," remembered one of the women, Maria, who requested her full name not be printed. But their night on the town was about to become frightening. Heading their way was a pack of teens roving through Center City after leaving a North Philadelphia music festival. They were part of about 100 or more young people who had left Saturday night's event, police said, committing a series of violent assaults and robberies, including one against Maria, 25, of North Philadelphia, and her cousin Cecilia, 29, of Havertown.
  • 9 charged in beating of gay man in Springfield

    06/28/2011 5:41:10 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 57 replies
    AP ^ | June 28, 2011
    <p>SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—Nine people, ages 12 to 19, are facing hate crime charges in connection with the beating of an openly gay man in Springfield.</p> <p>Sgt. John Delaney said the beating occurred shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday as the 30-year-old victim walked down a Springfield street.</p>
  • Democratic Rep. Laura Richardson could face jail time for ethics violations

    06/28/2011 11:06:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    daily caller ^ | 6/28/11 | Jonathan Strong
    New documents disclosed in a complaint from the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) appear to show California Democrat Rep. Laura Richardson and her staff clearly violating congressional ethics rules and potentially federal law. The documents show Richardson using official taxpayer resources for political events, including fundraisers. “Rep. Richardson didn’t just violate House rules, she likely committed crimes,” said Melanie Sloan, CREW’s executive director. In one instance, Richardson’s chief of staff, Shirley Cooks, told all of Richardson’s aides in an email from her official House account, “All staff are required to attend” a fundraiser held Sept....
  • Changing Chatham: Neighborhood struggles with class divide (Illinois)

    06/27/2011 8:16:49 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 16 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | June 27, 2011 | Mary Mitchell
    It used to be that, to live in Chatham, you practically had to know someone. As a mother with no husband — despite having a 9-to-5 — my chances of finding a landlord who’d rent me an apartment in one of Chatham’s immaculate three-flats were slim. The landlords there could afford to be picky. Few of them would rent to you just because you told them you were a mom desperate to move to a neighborhood where you didn’t have to worry about gangs and guns. That’s another thing that’s different about Chatham these days. Looking for the new Chatham,...
  • Police: Mom Parties While Child Wanders

    06/27/2011 5:23:59 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    http://www.wlky.com/news/28370217/detail.html | 6/27/2011 | Matthew Thomas/WLKY.com
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Louisville Metro Police arrested a woman early Sunday morning after her 4-year-old child was found alone near a street corner. According to police, officers found the child near the intersection of Champions Trace and Hikes Lane about 1 a.m. Sunday. Police said officers took the child home and tried for about an hour to find a way to contact their mother, 27-year-old Myra Golder. According to an arrest report, police left a message for Golder to return their call. Police said Golder returned a short time later. Police said Golder's apartment door was left unlocked and that...
  • 33 people shot in 3 days

    06/27/2011 1:22:16 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 64 replies
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 6/27/2011 | Stephanie Farr
    Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said today that there were 33 people shot in the city within a three-day span from Friday to Sunday.
  • Woman's leg broken, others hurt in Spring Garden mob attack

    06/27/2011 5:20:25 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 170 replies
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | 6/27/2011 | STEPHANIE FARR
    A WOMAN'S leg was broken and several other people were injured Saturday night when a large group of teens accosted pedestrians in Spring Garden, police and witnesses said. Philadelphia police responded to two reports of pedestrians being assaulted by a large group of young people along Broad Street about 9:30 p.m.
  • Mother killed five-year-old son 'for breaking TV when he was playing Nintendo Wii'

    06/26/2011 8:37:07 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6-21-2011 | Paul Bentley
    A mother has admitted to brutally killing her five-year-old son after he broke her television set when he was playing Nintendo Wii. Kim Crawford, 21, told police she beat her son Jamar Johnson 'harder than I have ever hit him' before leaving him to suffer in pain for almost a week at their Bronx apartment before calling for help.
  • Account of racist Peoria mob spurs national attention

    06/26/2011 5:09:05 PM PDT · by rogue yam · 135 replies
    Peoria Journal Star ^ | Jun 26, 2011 @ 06:18 PM | N/A
    PEORIA — Sixty or more young people fought and yelled racist comments at residents as they walked down Thrush Avenue toward Sheridan Road on Friday night, according to eyewitness accounts. “They were yelling ‘We’re gonna kill all the white people, this is our neighborhood,’” said Paul Wilkinson, 45, a resident who has lived in the neighborhood for 11 years and witnessed the incident about 11 p.m. He relayed the information over the weekend to police, city council members and at least one local blogger.
  • War Zone? (Peoria Mob Yells 'Kill all the White People')

    06/26/2011 10:17:53 AM PDT · by Nachum · 111 replies
    Peoria Pundit ^ | 6/26/11 | Peoria Chronicle and Paul Wilkinson, author
    This is a reprint from the Peoria Chronicle’s web site. It was posted by CJ, the sites owner and written by Paul Wilkinson. Paul is the President of the Altamont Park Neighborhood Association. I know Paul and he is the most straight forward person I’ve met. He has no need to embellish or to lie. That means this is true and it’s an outrage. I hope Mr. Jackson of the local NAACP reads this and responds. That will be interesting. This is nothing more than hate and race war against whites. Here is the posted letter: Tonight, around 11 p.m.,...
  • 1 killed, 10 more injured in overnight shootings

    06/26/2011 7:24:53 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 26, 2011 | Caroline Kyungae Smith
    A man was killed and at least 10 people were wounded in separate shootings around the city, beginning with a violent half hour on the South Side. The one fatality occurred at 10:40 p.m. Saturday in the Englewood neighborhood, one of five shootings that occurred within 30 minutes Saturday night on the South Side. A man identified as Kent Richardson, 55, was fatally shot in the 6200 block of South Laflin Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office and police. He lived in the 1500 block of West 77th Street. He was pronounced dead at 12:43 a.m. at...
  • Suspected flash mob rips off Upper Darby Sears

    06/26/2011 10:49:15 AM PDT · by traumer · 124 replies · 1+ views
    UPPER DARBY — A mob of about 40 people stormed into the Sears department store on 69th Street Thursday, and in a flash stole thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, officials said. Police were able to round up 15 juveniles and one adult, 19, all from West Philadelphia. “They came in on the El train and hit Sears,” police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said. “They stole sneakers, socks, watches, whatever they could get their hands on, and left. “Imagine the guts of this gang of young hoodlums. One was 11 years old. The others arrested ranged from 12 to 16 years...
  • All eight suspects in brutal Five Points beating in custody

    06/24/2011 6:41:31 AM PDT · by DrNo · 94 replies
    WIS-TV Columbia, SC ^ | June 24, 2011 | Logan Smith
    COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - All eight suspects are in custody after a brutal attack in Five Points early Monday morning which left the teenage victim in critical condition, according to Columbia police. Columbia Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons said most of the eight suspects are juveniles, and did not release the names of any of the suspects. Timmons said no charges have been filed so far, though possible charges could include assault and battery and strong-arm robbery.
  • African-American unemployment at 16 percent

    06/20/2011 10:27:01 AM PDT · by Qbert · 38 replies
    CBS ^ | 6/19/2011 | Michelle Miller
    (CBS News)  The economy and jobs will be big issues in Washington again this coming week. While unemployment among the general population is about 9.1 percent, it's at 16.2 percent African Americans, and a bit higher still for African American males. CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller reports that, historically, the unemployment rate for African Americans has always been higher than the national average. However, now it's at Depression-era levels. The most recent figures show African American joblessness at 16.2 percent. For black males, it's at 17.5 percent; And for black teens, it's nearly 41 percent. For some, it's crunch time...
  • Viewpoints: Racist cartoon of Obama forces me to leave GOP

    06/16/2011 3:25:08 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 127 replies · 3+ views
    SacBee.com ^ | 6/12/2011
    I was one of those rare species: a black Republican, the guy willing to spit into the wind of conventional thought, who was often showcased on camera at party events to prove inclusiveness. But as a proud black man, I can no longer be a member of the Republican Party. Being a Republican has long been a part of my personal and professional identities, so leaving the party is a difficult and emotional decision. In 1998, as a young man searching for what I believed were shared values, I cut ties with the Democratic Party and became a Republican. Democrats,...
  • 9-Year-Old Saves Mom by Stabbing Attacker in the Back; 2nd Time Girl Has Knifed Mom's Thug Ex-Beau

    06/15/2011 8:17:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Wednesday, June 15th 2011
    A 9-year-old girl in Wisconsin stabbed a knife-wielding thug in the back after he threatened to slit her mother's throat, cops said. Jason M. Fields, 27, was strangling his ex-girlfriend and holding a knife to her throat inside her apartment when the woman's daughter grabbed a kitchen knife and plunged it into Fields' back - the second time the child has stabbed the man. The woman heard Fields groan and he dropped the knife, cops said. When her attacker turned around, the victim saw blood oozing from a wound in his back and her daughter holding a bloody blade, according...
  • Teen mugged at gunpoint by mob near Ogilvie station (Chicago)

    06/15/2011 3:49:14 PM PDT · by abb · 88 replies
    WLS-TV7 ^ | Ben Bradley
    June 15, 2011 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A 15-year-old boy was mugged at gunpoint and struck on the head by a group of teens near the Ogilvie Transportation Center in the West Loop on Tuesday evening. The incident happened about 6:30 p.m. near an alley at 101 N. Clinton St., according to police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli. The victim was approached by a group of seven male teens, Mirabelli said. One, who was armed with a handgun, approached the victim and demanded his money, according to police. A second teen struck the victim on the back of his head, Mirabelli...
  • Ex-Your Black Muslim Bakery leader guilty of murder

    06/09/2011 2:42:16 PM PDT · by GSWarrior · 27 replies · 1+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 6/9/11 | Henry K. Lee
    The former leader of Your Black Muslim Bakery was convicted today of three counts of first-degree murder for ordering the slayings of Oakland newspaper editor Chauncey Bailey and two other men, capping a high-profile trial that was closely watched by journalists and First Amendment advocates. A second defendant, former bakery associate Antoine Mackey, 25, was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder for the 2007 killings of Bailey and Michael Wills, 36. The jury split on a third count involving the 2007 slaying of Odell Roberson Jr. 31, , and Judge Thomas Reardon declared a mistrial. Both Bey and Mackey...
  • Will Eric Holder Be the Next Obama Minion to Fall?

    06/07/2011 11:22:27 PM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 25 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | Jun. 7, 2011 | Sharon Rondeau
    The blogger “Ulsterman” who has reportedly been speaking with someone within the White House over the last several months is reporting that his most recent conversation revealed that “The primary focus is defeat of Obama in 2012…The party is now so deeply divided between the Chicago Democrats and the more mainstream Democrats that the rift cannot be repaired so long as Barack Obama and Valerie Jarrett occupy the White House.”
  • Sheriff: Intoxicated Woman Crashes SUV With 11 Kids Inside

    06/06/2011 11:28:31 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 25 replies
    WISN.com. ^ | June 5, 2011
    The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department said an intoxicated Milwaukee woman was arrested Saturday after she crashed her vehicle with 11 children inside. The crash happened just after 2:00 p.m. on I-94 northbound near 10th Street. The Dodge Durango hit the barrier wall and landed on its roof. Authorities said there were 11 children, between the ages of 2 and 17, inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. The 32-year-old driver is the mother of seven of those children. Five of the kids were transported to Children's Hospital. Their condition has not been made public. The six children who...
  • Police: Woman Stabs 2 Outside Bloomington Library (Frequently handed out Korans at MN library)

    06/03/2011 12:26:23 PM PDT · by Qbert · 42 replies
    WCCO-TV (CBS) ^ | 6/2/2011 | Rachel Slavik
    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO) — Two people were stabbed in a seemingly random attack at a Twin Cities library. After the incident Wednesday night at the Oxboro Library in Bloomington, 35-year-old Samira Abdalla Salim was arrested. Salim was no stranger to the Oxboro Library. She had a reputation for handing out the Koran and talking religion outside the building. “They had some issues with her harassing other patrons,” said Bloomington Police Commander Mark Stehlik. But it’s what investigators say she did on Wednesday night that surprised everyone.  “I never thought she would do that. She was very nice,” said Anisa Ahmed, Salim’s neighbor. ...
  • Teen charged with Ethnic Intimidation in connection with Seaholm incidents

    05/17/2011 4:06:27 PM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 19 replies
    WXYZ ^ | 5-17-2010 | Mary Conway
    BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (WXYZ) - In a bizarre twist, a warrant has been issued charging an African American student from Seaholm High School for making racial slurs and threats at the school. The warrant was signed Tuesday afternoon charging Courtney Isaiah Thomas with ethnic intimidation. Detective Al Smith appeared before Judge Kimberly Small in 48th District Court to swear to the details. He told Judge Small that the names of five African American students were written on the wall in a men's restroom. Det. Smith says a racial slur was written and the phrase: 'I'm going to kill them
  • NBC shills for Obama: Gingrich must be racist after mentioning food stamps

    05/15/2011 6:28:01 PM PDT · by Steve495 · 50 replies
    Radio Vice Online ^ | May 15, 2011 | Steve McGough
    This is now the mainstream press treats Republicans now. They simply default to the racist charge. NBC news anchor David Gregory interviews Newt Gingrich, GOP candidate for president, and calls him a racist since he mentioned 47 million people are now on food stamps. Listen to how Gregory mentions - twice - that Gingrich gave the speech in Georgia, clearly implying Georgia is obviously some sort of racist hot spot. Media bias on display.
  • TSA defends frisking of baby at KC airport

    05/11/2011 4:57:19 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 32 replies
    WRAL ^ | 5/11/2011 | BILL DRAPER
    Federal officials insisted Wednesday that screeners at Kansas City International Airport were just doing their jobs when they frisked a baby, an incident that gained worldwide attention after a pastor posted a cellphone picture of the pat-down on Twitter.
  • Mortgage default rates and borrower race (response to Holder's resurrection of sub-prime mortgages)

    05/11/2011 12:27:21 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 10 replies
    The Journal of Real Estate Research ^ | Sep/Oct 1999 | Richard Anderson and James VanderHoff
    Abstract. We estimate a mortgage default model with national data on conventional mortgages that were current from 1986 to 1992. Our analysis confirms the results of previous analyses of Federal Housing Authority mortgages: Black households have higher marginal default rates, controlling for differences in borrower and property characteristics. Further, we do not find that Black borrowers have significantly more home equity. These results do not provide evidence of racial discrimination in mortgage lending and suggest that differences in default costs or transaction costs may explain differences in default rates. Introduction This article presents evidence that Black borrowers have higher default...
  • Clumsy beer thief with droopy drawers caught on security video

    05/01/2011 7:22:06 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 26 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | April 29, 2011
    Security cameras outside of a Lake Wales convenience store captured a thief who shoplifted two cases of Bud Lite but ended up tripping and falling in the parking lot of the E-Z Food Store. The clumsy thief had to pull up his pants after he fell while a clerk followed him outside of the store at 15 Acuff Road sometime after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Rookie HPD Officer Guilty in Rape Cases

    04/29/2011 9:31:07 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 48 replies · 1+ views
    My Fox Houston ^ | 04/29/2011 | My Fox Houston
    HOUSTON - He's being called a rapist in blue: A Houston Police officer could be going to prison for a very long time. It was last year when 26-year-old Demetrie Dixon was arrested for sexually assaulting at least 2 prostitutes near West 34th Street in northwest Houston. Dixon, a 2-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, used his authority to detain and sexually assault the hookers, investigators said. Friday morning, a Harris County jury returned a guilty verdict on 2 counts of Sexual Assault against the rookie cop. Prosecutors paraded a string of street walkers into the court to tell...
  • Shreveport Police officer fired (For what the dept describes as 'violation of department policies')

    04/29/2011 2:20:58 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 9 replies
    KSLA ^ | 04/28/2011 | KSLA
    SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport Police chief, Willie Shaw has fired a police officer for alleged department violations. Brenda Disotell, a patrol officer with the Uniform Services Division was determined by the chief Friday morning. For what the department describes as 'violation of department policies'.