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  • SHERIFF CLARKE: WHITE HOUSE, DOJ STARTED ‘OPEN SEASON’ ON THE AMERICAN POLICE OFFICER

    08/31/2015 8:58:52 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 28 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 31 Aug 2015 | Jeff Poor
    On Saturday night’s broadcast of “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” Milwaukee County, WI Sheriff David Clarke reacted to the killing of Harris County, TX deputy Darren Goforth, pinning the blame on President Barack Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder. According to Clarke, their rhetoric has caused an “open season” on police officers. “I am too pissed off tonight to be diplomatic with what’s going on and I’m not going to stick my head in the sand about it,” Clarke said. “I said last December war had been declared on the American police officer led by some high profile people, one...
  • Farrakhan: “Justice or Else” March Just the Beginning

    08/29/2015 12:47:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Milwaukee Courier ^ | August 29 2015 | Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent
    In a wide-ranging conference call with the Black Press, the Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said the upcoming “Justice or Else” rally set for October 10 celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March is just the beginning of the movement. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., president and CEO of the NNPA and the national director of the 1995 Million Man March, moderated the call, fielding pooled questions from dozens of publishers and editors from Black newspapers across the country. Farrakhan said that walking down the steps of the United States Capitol building and seeing Black men standing together,...
  • D.C. crowd jeers Mayor Bowser’s plan to deploy more cops to stop spike in slayings

    08/27/2015 1:53:28 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 27, 2015 | Andrea Noble
    D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser stood before a crowd in a stuffy Southeast D.C. school gymnasium on Thursday to outline her plan to stem a rising number of homicides. But it wasn’t the plan hoped for by some residents, who erupted in jeers when the mayor said she will put more police on city streets. An increase in killings has pushed the total of homicides in the city to 103 so far this year — one shy of the year-end total of 104 homicides recorded last year. And the uptick in slayings this summer has led officials to try to develop...
  • Gangsta Rap’s Grim Legacy for Comptons Everywhere

    08/26/2015 7:17:57 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 26 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Aug 25, 2015 | Jason L. Riley
    Gangsta Rap’s Grim Legacy for Comptons Everywhere A hit movie about the rap group N.W.A. is a reminder: Glorified thuggery poisoned poor black communities. By Jason L. Riley Aug. 25, 2015 6:39 p.m. ET 242 COMMENTS For two weeks the top box-office draw has been “Straight Outta Compton,” a meandering biopic about the rise and disintegration of the Los Angeles-area rap group N.W.A., or Niggaz With Attitude. N.W.A. helped popularize “gangsta rap” in the late 1980s, and even this hagiography can’t hide the fact that its legacy has endured to the detriment of poor black communities. The most prominent members...
  • Russian Orthodox Church Lends Weight To Putin patriotism

    08/21/2015 12:59:10 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 21 replies
    BBC News ^ | 8/20/2015 | Vitaly Shevchenko
    A raid by Russian Orthodox vigilantes on "blasphemous" artworks in central Moscow has highlighted the influence of traditional, ultra-conservative values in President Vladimir Putin's Russia. The Orthodox Church has long had close links to the Kremlin. And during Russia's stand-off with the West over Ukraine that relationship has only grown stronger. On 14 August a radical group called God's Will raided an exhibition of Soviet-era underground art at the Manezh hall, near the Kremlin. They especially objected to avant-garde depictions of Jesus Christ and Orthodox saints - a video posted online showed them throwing exhibits onto the floor and shouting...
  • Dee Barnes: Straight Outta Compton was right to leave out Dr. Dre’s abuse against women

    08/19/2015 4:43:02 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 10 replies
    National Post [Canada] ^ | Wednesday August 19, 2015 | Catherine McIntyre
    ...But viewers have criticized the rap biopic for glossing over Dr. Dre’s history of violence against women, particularly the 1991 attack against journalist Dee Barnes.... “That must have been how it looked as Dr. Dre straddled me and beat me mercilessly on the floor of the women’s restroom at the Po Na Na Souk nightclub in 1991".... While the director may have been right to not show the incident, Barnes says it should have been mentioned. “When I was sitting there in the theater, and the movie’s timeline skipped by my attack without a glance, I was like, “Uhhh, what...
  • Atlanta home invasion: ‘Please don’t shoot, I have a little baby

    08/19/2015 6:43:27 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 25 replies
    Michael Lash knew he had a broken leg and he couldn’t feel his other foot. One bullet had gone in the front of his thigh and out the back. While trying to protect his wife and two young children, the northwest Atlanta father was shot in both legs Sunday evening, the beginning of a few terrifying moments for the family. As Lash was recovering Tuesday, Atlanta police were investigating the home invasion, hopeful that security cameras on neighboring homes and evidence left behind would help identify the suspects.
  • Thugs Rob Woman of 72-yrs Before Sucker Punching Her in Church

    08/19/2015 12:26:12 AM PDT · by csvset · 21 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | 18 August 2015 | LiveLeak
    Thugs Rob Woman of 72-yrs Before Sucker Punching Her in Church Surveillance cameras catch a violent scene Sunday inside St. Cecilia Cathedral. In the video shared by Father James Netusil, Associate Pastor, two men can be seen entering the church before approaching a woman reading a church newsletter. One grabs her purse and takes off through the door while the other punches the woman in the side of the head.
  • Bleeding victim of black-gang shooting: Forgive them - Teen attackers shoot man in both legs

    08/18/2015 10:52:45 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 43 replies
    WND ^ | August 18, 2015 | Bob Unruh
    A man who was shot in both legs by a black gang during a home invasion was lying on the ground, bleeding profusely, as emergency responders attended to his wounds. In excruciating pain, he had a single message for the attackers: “Forgive them Father, they know not what they have done.” Michael Lash’s recitation of Luke 23:34 was related by his wife, Whitney Lash, who posted an update of her husband’s condition on a GoFundMe page launched by friends trying to raise a little help for the family. The attack happened late Sunday at their home in Atlanta. WSB-TV...
  • Atlanta home invasion: ‘Please don’t shoot, I have a little baby’

    08/18/2015 10:44:56 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 22 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | August 18, 2015 | Alexis Stevens
    Michael Lash knew he had a broken leg and he couldn’t feel his other foot. One bullet had gone in the front of his thigh and out the back. While trying to protect his wife and two young children, the northwest Atlanta father was shot in both legs Sunday evening, the beginning of a few terrifying moments for the family. As Lash was recovering Tuesday, Atlanta police were investigating the home invasion, hopeful that security cameras on neighboring homes and evidence left behind would help identify the suspects. The Lash family had just returned to their Sumter Street home from...
  • Black Lives Matter Way Too Much

    08/11/2015 8:09:33 AM PDT · by IChing · 53 replies
    Misadventures in Diversity ^ | 8/10/15 | Donald Joy
    A black criminal resists or attacks a white cop or a mostly non-black watchman, and dies as a result, and the whole country spins wildly into paroxysms of hysteria. Orgies of non-stop rioting and looting commence. Police departments and municipal governments enact emergency measures, costing taxpayers millions upon millions of dollars. Lawyers, politicians, and officials hustle to the microphones. Reporters, analysts, and pundits go into hyper-drive. Businesses burn to the ground. Entire city blocks explode in flames and mayhem and murder. The federal government doles out mountains of cash for leftist community agitators to go in and egg on the...
  • White House Staffer Threatened Boyfriend, a U.S. Capitol Police Officer, With His Own Gun: Police

    08/10/2015 12:21:42 PM PDT · by tje · 63 replies
    NBC Washington | Aug 10, 2015 | Unattributed
    A White House staffer has been charged with domestic violence after police say she threatened her boyfriend, a U.S. Capitol Police officer, with his own weapon during an argument. According to charging documents, Barvetta Singletary sent her boyfriend a text on Friday, asking him to come to her Upper Marlboro home for sex. After they had sex, Singletary confronted her boyfriend about other woman he was dating.
  • Former Broward Teachers Union President Pat Santeramo facing new federal charges

    08/10/2015 12:33:26 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 8/10/15 | Neki Mohan
    Former Broward Teachers Union President Pat Santeramo appeared in court Monday to face new federal fraud charges. According to court records filed Friday, Santeramo, 67, was indicted on two mail fraud charges and is accused of misappropriating more than $35,000 from the Broward school district's accountability program from 2006 to 2011. The program was set up to provide training and teachers programs.
  • Horrific injuries suffered by teenage girl attacked by gang of catcalling men ...

    08/01/2015 5:37:10 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 52 replies
    An 18-year-old girl has been left with horrific injuries after she was attacked by a gang of men for wearing a bikini. Jessica Byrnes-Laird from Haughton, Louisiana, stopped at a local convenience store on the way back from the beach with her boyfriend on Sunday. Surveillance footage shows the group of men then approached the car and started catcalling her. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3182354/Horrific-injuries-suffered-girl-attacked-gang-catcalling-men-wearing-bikini-way-beach.html#ixzz3hc6OiKm6 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Police: Seven out-of-town basketball players arrested after assault spree

    08/04/2015 5:47:33 AM PDT · by csvset · 44 replies
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | August 3, 2015 | Shelby Reynolds
    Seven young basketball players from Minneapolis, Minn., were arrested late Sunday night after they went on an assault spree on foot in south Wichita, police said Monday. The boys, ranging in age from 12 to 18 years old, were in town for the Mid America Youth Basketball tournament and were staying overnight at an area hotel, Wichita police Lt. James Esponiza said. Police first responded to the 500 block of South Broadway at around 11 p.m. on Sunday. A 48-year-old man there reported that the group of teens approached him as he stood on his front porch, yelled at him,...
  • Panic in Pittsburgh: Media Struggling to Ignore Black Mob Violence

    07/29/2015 6:56:12 AM PDT · by PROCON · 88 replies
    americanthinker ^ | July 29, 2015 | Colin Flaherty
    Black people in Pittsburgh were feeling poorly about crime: Too many of them were in the news accused of killing, robbing, assaulting, jacking, shooting, stealing, rioting, breaking, burgling, harassing, intimidating, threatening, fighting, throwing, running, stoning, smoking, drinking, escaping, drugging, firing, and destroying. So in 2011, black leaders got together to do something about it: Not stop the crime. Just stop reporters from letting us know about it. Because it is a little-known fact of psychology that drawing attention to black crime actually causes more black crime -- which draws more attention, which creates more crime. And on and on until...
  • Impatient protesters begin digging up Confederate general’s grave themselves

    07/23/2015 5:55:02 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 100 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 7/23/15 | OLAF EKBERG
    A group of anti-Confederate protesters aren’t happy enough with the declaration by the city of Memphis that it wants to dig up and move the remains of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest. They want it done now. A group surrounded a shovel Wednesday and ceremoniously removed a chunk of grass and soil.
  • Bricks hurled at truck carrying mother, son

    07/20/2015 6:05:18 AM PDT · by tuffydoodle · 11 replies
    myfoxdfw ^ | 7-19-2015 | staff
    A Plano family's trip home from the airport turned into a dangerous attack Friday night. They claim three teenagers hurled bricks at their truck and fled the area. Dallas Police say it could be a gang initiation. The family is now warning other drivers. Dallas police are looking for the three teens, around the ages of 14-17,who maliciously targeted the Rose family who were driving home from Love Field Friday night and suddenly found themselves under attack. Just before 10 p.m. Kimberly Rose and her son Kevin drove past Frankford Road on Midway in the far right lane when Kimberly...
  • Reports: Black Rape Gangs Violate Two Detroit Women in One Night, Hours Apart

    07/18/2015 7:52:54 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/18/2015 | Breitbart News
    From CBS Detroit:  The hunt is on for a group of men in Detroit who allegedly attacked two couples while they were walking down the street, forcing the male victim to watch as his female companion is gang raped.The first incident unfolded around 11:30 p.m. Thursday in a well-lit area near McNichols Road and Birwood Street. The alleged attack happened in a northwest neighborhood just blocks away from Marygrove College.
  • Court: Nuns Must Comply with ObamaCare’s Contraceptive Mandate

    07/14/2015 5:59:57 PM PDT · by markomalley · 45 replies
    Acton Institute ^ | 5/14/15 | Joe Carter
    Earlier today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled1 that the Little Sisters must comply with the government’s mandate2 to provide contraceptives for employees. The district court ruled the Little Sisters cannot receive a full exemption from the law’s contraception rules because they “do not substantially burden plaintiffs’ religious exercise or violate the plaintiffs’ First Amendment rights.”The nuns disagree. “As Little Sisters of the Poor, we simply cannot choose between our care for the elderly poor and our faith,” says Sr. Loraine Marie Maguire3, Mother Provincial of the Little Sisters of the Poor. “And we should not...
  • Raw: Surveillance shows teens in gun show robbery

    07/14/2015 9:22:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    wftv.com ^ | 7/14/2015 | Unknown
    Channel 9 has obtained surveillance video that shows more than a dozen people stealing weapons from a gun show at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orange County over the Fourth of July weekend.
  • Surveillance Shows Teens Stealing Weapons From Orlando Gun Show (great video at link)

    07/13/2015 5:58:11 PM PDT · by Crystal Palace East · 62 replies
    Surveillance video, obtained by Channel 9 shows more than a dozen people stealing weapons from a gun show at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orange County over the Fourth of July weekend. According to Orlando police, nearly 20 guns were taken from one of the gun show booths after the show closed for the day on July 6. Police said the weapons include handguns and rifles, and those guns are still on the streets. Channel 9's Kathi Belich learned the group of burglars got into the building through a door on the east end of the main building by smashing...
  • Getting away with murder in the District (Wash DC)

    07/10/2015 5:54:57 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 4 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 10, 2015 | Colbert I. King
    On Wednesday afternoon, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) and Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced with fanfare the closing of a June 23 homicide case in which the victim was found dead in a burning trash bin. One unsolved murder down, countless more to go. * Most pulling the triggers or wielding the knives are believed to be African American males, too. Unless sensational, like a quadruple murder in an upscale Northwest neighborhood, a prominent reporter’s slaying or a brutal stabbing on a Metro train with eyewitnesses, most murders don’t hit the headlines. Especially those that occur in neighborhoods...
  • Baltimore mayor fires police chief after sharp rise in violence

    07/08/2015 1:54:36 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/8/15 | Ap
    Baltimore mayor fires police chief after sharp rise in violence By Associated Press BALTIMORE — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has fired Police Commissioner Anthony Batts, 2½ months after riots broke out in the city following the death of a man who was injured in police custody. Rawlings-Blake announced her decision in a three-paragraph news release that also noted she has named Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis as interim commissioner. The mayor scheduled a news conference with Davis for later Wednesday afternoon. Rawlings did not give a reason, but the move comes amid a spike in the...
  • Teens Charged with Murder, 12-Year-Old Boy Still Wanted

    07/07/2015 3:14:32 PM PDT · by Trailerpark Badass · 38 replies
    WOWT ^ | Jul 07, 2015 | WOWT 6 News
    Warrants for first degree murder have been issued for two teenagers and a 12-year-old boy for the June shooting death of Jamymell Ray, 31. Two of the teenagers have been taken into custody, but a 12-year-old boy still remains wanted. The 12-year-old has been identified as Jarrell Milton. Anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked to call the Omaha Police Homicide Unit at (402) 444-5656 or Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP. The shooting happened on Monday, June 29th near 24th & Redick. Ray and Charles Fisher, 30, were both hit by gunfire. Fisher was treated at the hospital and...
  • Hooligans Trash DC Store, Police Ignore Pleas for Help [Video]

    07/07/2015 2:22:52 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 8 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | July 6, 2015 | Dave Blount
    You don’t need a gun in our nation’s capital. If you encounter criminals, just take out your phone and dial 911. Then wait several days for the response.
  • Black youths mock bloodied white victim [Luke 17 - Days of Noah]

    07/06/2015 3:04:24 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 47 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 7/6/2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    A video on Facebook of a bloody-faced white male – the purported target of an attack by a black mob in Fountain Square in Cincinnati – is making the media waves, and what’s even more shocking than the condition of the victim is the background laughter. The man was beaten into unconsciousness after a hip-hop concert on the Fourth of July. The video shows a crowd of mostly black people gathering around the white man as he lay unconscious on the sidewalk. People in the background scream and laugh at his bloody face. Two officers were injured during the attack,...
  • HORROR! Black Youths Mock & Laugh at Unconscious and Bloody White Male Victim After July 4 Beatdown

    07/05/2015 11:52:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 79 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 6, 2015 | Kristinn Taylor
    A video posted Sunday to the Facebook account of “QbabyOfTeamQ” purports to show the bloodied victim of a racial attack in Cincinnati during a race riot in Fountain Square on Saturday night. The white man was beaten unconscious following a hip hop and electronica Fourth of July concert. The video shows a mostly Black crowd gathered around the white male victim laid out on the sidewalk. A few are trying to help the unconscious man while others squeal in awe at the blood covering his head. Many onlookers are laughing. (VIDEO-AT-LINK)One voice can be heard asking for someone to call...
  • 7-year-old boy killed among 30 shot in 8 hours overnight (Chicago)

    07/05/2015 4:38:09 AM PDT · by Libloather · 34 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7/05/14 | Peter Nickeas, Alexandra Chachkevitch, Jeremy Gorner
    A 7-year-old boy and two men were killed overnight and at least 27 other people were injured during an 8-hour stretch that started not long after dark.. About 11:55 p.m., a 7-year-old boy was killed and a 26-year-old woman was injured in a shooting in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. The woman and the boy were standing on a sidewalk in the 1100 block of North Harding Avenue when gunfire erupted and bullets hit them, police said. The boy was hit in the right side of the chest and was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. He was...
  • 8 Illinois Men Arrested after Louis Vuitton Robbery, High-Speed Chase

    07/01/2015 3:57:33 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 18 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 7/1/15 | Jennie Lissarrague
    Eight men from Illinois were arrested after police say a robbery at a Louis Vuitton store in Edina turned into a chase across the Twin Cities metro. The robbery was reported at 10:09 a.m. Wednesday by an employee of the Louis Vuitton at the Galleria. The employee said several men took items from the store and left in a black minivan. No weapons were involved, police say. Police say the suspects traveled on France Avenue to Interstate 494 to Highway 52 to Interstate 94, ending up in Woodbury. The suspect vehicle also hit another vehicle during the chase, but no...
  • Christopher Columbus Statue At Boston Park Vandalized With ‘Black Lives Matter’

    06/30/2015 3:24:46 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    CBS ^ | June 30, 2015
    BOSTON (CBS) – A Christopher Columbus statue in Boston’s North End was vandalized Monday with red paint and the phrase “Black Lives Matter.” Red paint was poured over the top of the statue on Monday night, while Black Lives Matter was sprayed on the back using black paint.
  • GOP battles to defund work of Obama labor board

    06/28/2015 9:14:35 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 28, 2015 | Tim Devaney
    Congressional Republicans are using the power of the purse to do battle against a series of controversial labor regulations from the Obama administration. They say the National Labor Relations Board (NRLB) gave a gift to labor unions by issuing what they call an “ambush election” rule that speeds up the process for organizing in the workplace. Republican lawmakers are also incensed by a joint-employer policy that holds companies responsible for the labor violations of their business partners, and by a “micro-union” policy that paves the way for multiple labor unions to organize in a single workplace. Now tasked with crafting...
  • Omaha Juneteenth Parade Cancelled, Five Arrested

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  • Prosecutors take credit for restoring order in Baltimore after riot

    06/25/2015 4:28:34 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | June 24, 2015 | By Ian Duncan
    By charging six police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby restored order to Baltimore "before the entire city became an armed camp or was burned to the ground," her office argues in a new court filing. Attorneys for the officers say Mosby's public announcement of the charges tainted the pool of potential jurors for their trial. They have asked a judge to throw the charges out. But Michael Schatzow, Mosby's top deputy, said her announcement from the steps of Baltimore's War Memorial was appropriate in a city still reeling from a night...
  • 3 accused of assaulting worker in Jackson (TN) restaurant

    06/23/2015 4:26:31 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 18 replies
    WBBJ ^ | June 23, 2015 | WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
    DOWNTOWN JACKSON -- Three people appeared Tuesday in city court on accusations of entering a Jackson fast food restaurant and assaulting an employee during a busy lunch hour.
  • DEA Puts Up Billboards In Hopes Of Catching Pharmacy Looters

    06/22/2015 3:58:55 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 53 replies
    CBS Local - Baltimore ^ | June 22, 2015 | by Rick Ritter
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Dozens of looters and thousands of dollars worth of drugs stolen. The DEA launches billboards to find those who wreaked havoc on Baltimore pharmacies during the Freddie Gray riots. The billboards are along I-83 and I-95, including one near Hanover Street. Agents say 30 pharmacies were ransacked and close to 300,000 doses of drugs were stolen. The DEA is desperate to put the thieves behind bars. One pharmacy after the other—bizarre surveillance video from April 27 shows looters grabbing every drug they can get their hands on. Some communities were left with no medication. “Everyone came in...
  • Rawlings-Blake honored with top community award in San Francisco

    06/22/2015 3:34:52 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    The Baltimore Brew ^ | June 22, 2015 | by Mark Reutter
    On the eve of her induction as the 73rd president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was given top honors in San Francisco yesterday for proposing a neighborhood greening project. Baltimore defeated more than 160 other cities to be selected for the award, sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank, that recognizes “exemplary leadership” by a city mayor in “promoting neighborhood stabilization, economic development and job creation efforts.” Yesterday’s award crystallized Rawlings-Blake’s success as a rising star within the mayors’ group as she has moved up its leadership ranks.
  • Obama: America Must Come To "Grips" With Gun Violence "Collectively"

    06/18/2015 11:23:13 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 85 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | June 18,2015 | Pam Key
    Thursday while making a statement about the Charleston church shooting, President Barack Obama raised the issue of dealing with guns and gun violence. Transcript as follows: This morning, I spoke with Vice President Biden and with Mayor Joe Riley and other leaders of Charleston to express our deep sorrow over the senseless murders that took place last night. Michelle and I know several members of Emanuel AME church.
  • Baltimore Prosecutors in Freddie Gray Case Want All Evidence Confidential

    06/16/2015 11:21:00 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 16, 2015 | By SCOTT CALVERT
    BALTIMORE—Prosecutors in the Freddie Gray case have asked the judge to take the unusual step of ordering all evidence to be made confidential before the trial of six police officers charged in his death. The request seeks to prevent defense lawyers from making public any discovery material they receive in the run-up to the trial. Discovery material, which legally must be turned over to the defense, includes evidence, witness lists and other information. Prosecutors said they want to avoid what they called unfair pretrial publicity, which they largely blamed on the defense.
  • Embattled McKinney police officer resigns following pool party video

    06/09/2015 4:14:16 PM PDT · by Conscience of a Conservative · 206 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 9, 2015 | Peter Holley and Elahe Izadi
    The Texas police officer at the center of a controversial video that showed him forcefully handcuffing and drawing his gun on a group of black teenagers at a pool party last weekend has resigned, the city’s police chief announced Tuesday. McKinney Police Chief Greg Conley called Cpl. Eric Casebolt’s actions “indefensible” and noted that the officer, who was under investigation, “resigned on his own will.” “As the video shows, he was out of control during the incident,” Conley said, “I had 12 officers on the scene and 11 of them performed according to their training.” He said the internal investigation...
  • Hundreds protest police pool-party bust

    06/09/2015 6:39:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 53 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 6/9/2015 | Cheryl Chumley
    Hundreds took to the streets in McKinney, Texas, to protest police. At least 800 protesters took to the streets of McKinney, Texas, to express outrage over a police bust of a pool party that many saw as overly aggressive. One police officer was placed on suspension, and protesters were demanding he be fired, NPR reported. Some protesters carried signs that read, “Stop Police Brutality,” and “Those Kids Were My Kids,” along with the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag. The incident, as previously reported by WND, began at a community pool when a group of teens showed up for a birthday and graduation” party....
  • McKinney chief: Officer's conduct raised concerns

    06/07/2015 1:28:05 PM PDT · by al_c · 14 replies
    WFAA News - Dallas ^ | WFAA 3:22 p.m. CDT June 7, 2015 | Lauren Zakalik
    <p>McKINNEY — McKinney police said Sunday that an officer has been placed on administrative leave after a Friday evening disturbance at the Craig Ranch North Community Pool that created a buzz on social media.</p> <p>Police spokeswoman Sabrina Boston said the incident involved "multiple juveniles at the location, who do not live in the area or have permission to be there, refusing to leave." She said additional units were dispatched after the first officers to arrive "encountered a large crowd that refused to comply with police commands."</p>
  • Warrants Issued for People Who Cheered at High School Graduation

    06/03/2015 2:03:18 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 77 replies
    Fox 40 ^ | 06/03/2015
    SENATOBIA, Mississippi — Several people who cheered for family members at a recent high school graduation ceremony are now facing charges for “disturbing the peace.” Police at Northwest Mississippi Community College, where Senatobia High School’s graduation ceremony was held, said the superintendent asked the crowd not to scream and to hold their applause until the end. Linda Walker, Ursula Miller and two other people were asked to leave the ceremony because they were screaming and cheering. “When she went across the stage I just called her name out. ‘Lakaydra’. Just like that,” Ursula Miller told WREG. Miller said she was...
  • Unions Lobbied for a $15 Minimum Wage—Now They Want an Exemption for Unions

    05/28/2015 3:50:39 PM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Acton Institute ^ | 5/28/15 | Joe Carter
    In every major city that is increasing the minimum wage (Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles), labor unions have been at the forefront of the change. For example, in an op-ed for the Huffington Post titled “Raise Los Angeles’ Minimum Wage and Enforce It1,” Rusty Hicks, a labor leader in L.A. who represents over 300 unions, wrote: It’s no secret that we believe the minimum wage must be raised in order to lift working families out of poverty. Most voters and many members of the city council and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agree with us. But we believe...
  • Bears Release Ex-49er Ray McDonald After Arrest in California

    05/25/2015 9:06:43 PM PDT · by truth_seeker · 8 replies
    New York Times ^ | MAY 25, 2015 | By KEN BELSON
    By KEN BELSONMAY 25, 2015 The Chicago Bears released defensive lineman Ray McDonald after he was arrested Monday in California on a domestic violence charge, the latest in a string of run-ins that have tested the boundaries of the N.F.L.’s tougher personal conduct policy. McDonald’s release came nine months after he was arrested in a separate domestic violence case and just two months after the Bears signed him to an incentive-laden free-agent contract. McDonald was not charged in the first case, and the San Francisco 49ers, his team last season, did not penalize him. But in December, three months later,...
  • Police: 6 killed, 23 wounded in Memorial Day weekend shootings

    05/24/2015 1:55:54 PM PDT · by PROCON · 28 replies
    suntimes.com ^ | May 23, 2015 | Sun-Times Wire
    Six people were killed and at least 23 others—including a 4-year-old girl—have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this Memorial Day weekend, police said. The 4-year-old, identified by her family as Jacele Johnson, was shot about 8 p.m. Friday in the West Englewood neighborhood. She and her 17-year-old cousin Romare Wilson were inside an SUV in the 7000 block of South Justine when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to their family and Chicago Police.The girl was shot in the head and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where she was in critical condition, authorities said. The...
  • ISIS Take 'Prettiest Virgins' As Sex Slaves & Burns One Alive For Refusing Extreme Perverted Acts

    05/21/2015 2:21:39 PM PDT · by drewh · 54 replies
    The London Daily Mirror ^ | Sam Webb | 11:47, 20 MAY 2015
    The terror group strips girls naked, conduct virginity tests, and send them to slave auctions after they have attacked their villages, often killing their husbands, fathers and brothers ISIS terrorists are picking out the “prettiest virgins” from the women they capture and sending them to their Syrian stronghold to be sex slaves, according to a UN expert. And there are horrific reports about the fate of the brave women who resist the murderous terrorists - including one victim who was burned alive for refusing to perform “extreme sexual acts”. Fierce haggling usually breaks out at slave auctions, where the girls...
  • ‘Hard Truths’ From The Left About Texas Bikers and Black Thugs

    05/21/2015 1:05:22 PM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 7 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 5/21/15 | Steve Berman
    Washington Post writer Jannell Ross tried to hang racism, white supremacy, biker culture, and gun rights around Texas Republican necks in a literary lynching so stuffed full of wrong presumptions that if words were mathematical, Ross’ article would prove that gravity makes things fall up. Here’s the key takeaway from the article.  Whites are free to be either law-abiding citizens or dangerous Harley-riding savages, while blacks are slaves to the white man, whether he’s the cop in uniform or the gun-wielding biker.  And #blacklivesmatter when one black man dies at the hands of police and the rioters are called “thugs,” but nine...
  • Security camera captures woman's terrifying attack during home invasion

    05/15/2015 6:50:17 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    KCTV-TV ^ | 5/14/15 | Heather Staggers
    A 21-year-old woman says she was attacked in her Overland Park home and her security system caught it on camera. Katie O'Connor is too frightened to go back to her own apartment and feels partly responsible because she trusted a friend.
  • Teens charged as adults in brutal beating of Maryland man; police say more arrests expected

    05/12/2015 4:11:21 PM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 60 replies
    MyFoxDC.com ^ | May 12, 2015 | By MyFoxDC.com Web Producer
    DUNDALK, Md. - Baltimore County Police say another arrest has been made in connection with the brutal attack of a Maryland man who was trying to break up a fight in front of his own house. 61-year-old Richard Fletcher was home on April 22 when a large fight broke out in the 500 block of 45th Street in Dundalk. Police say Fletcher saw two teen girls, surrounded by a larger group of teens, fighting on his vehicle. When he approached the group to ask them to move away from his truck, he was attacked. Witnesses say they believe anywhere from...