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  • Trump May Be Inching Toward Broad Criminal Sentencing Reform

    10/14/2018 7:44:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 14, 2018 | Debra J. Saunders
    WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump frequently brings up prison reform at his Make America Great Again rallies. The subject is on his short list of favored topics, like the wall at the Mexican border and killing NAFTA. Trump brought up prison reform in his 2018 State of the Union address. On Monday, he thanked the International Chiefs of Police for working with him on the issue. The question is, will Trump embrace reform of federal mandatory minimum sentencing? At times Trump looks as if he is ready to make the plunge. In June, he commuted the sentence of Alice...
  • Multiple Republican Offices Across the Country Vandalized by Unhinged Leftists..(Shooting war next)?

    10/13/2018 9:52:08 AM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 65 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 12, 2018 | Debra Heine
    QUESTION:....when the 'blue wave' fails to materialize in 2018 midterms… and the Democrats fall even further behind in both the House and Senate… Will the current growing vandalism and intimidation turn even more desperate by the left? If so… And I believe it will… what will the response be from the right? Article below with pictures of damages being caused almost daily now.... ******* ""Amid calls for "in your face" incivility from leading Democrats, multiple Republican offices have been vandalized across the country ahead of the midterm elections. In New York City last night, the GOP headquarters at the Metropolitan...
  • Democrat Mayor Arrested for Embezzling Over $230,000 of Investors' Money

    10/13/2018 9:01:43 AM PDT · by ZeroToHero · 12 replies
    NN ^ | 10/13/18 | Jay Greenberg
    A Democrat mayor from Massachusetts was arrested on Thursday after a federal investigation found that he allegedly stole over $230,000 from investors and spent the money on himself. Mayor of Fall River Jasiel Correia, who was elected mayor at just 23 years old, used the investment money to fund his own lavish lifestyle and pay off his student debts.
  • 'The View' Co-Host Hostin: "A Woman's Word Is Enough" To Prosecute Sexual Assault

    10/13/2018 1:13:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | October 11, 2018 | Ian Schwartz
    'The View' co-host and attorney Sunny Hostin, arguing against due process, said on Thursday's show that "a woman's word is enough" and that she has taken cases to trial based on a woman's testimony and no witnesses. She said you don't need a witness, all you need is "someone's truth." Hostin celebrated the progression of how the law treats sexual assault: "We finally said a woman's word is enough." "I've taken many cases to trial with just a woman's word," Hostin said to applause. "And now you have the First Lady of the United States telling women everywhere your word...
  • Young Mass. Mayor, 26, Stole From Investors: Feds (at the tail end of long story it says he's a Dem)

    10/12/2018 6:57:48 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 9 replies
    NBC5 Chicago ^ | 10/11/2018 | Staff and Wire Reporters
    A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 was charged Thursday with using investments in a company he formed as his "own personal ATM'' to enjoy casinos and adult entertainment, buy a Mercedes, and pay down student loan debt. Jasiel Correia, the mayor of Fall River, collected more than $360,000 from investors to develop an app that was supposed to help businesses connect with consumers, federal authorities say. Instead, he spent more than $230,000 of the investor funds to bankroll a lavish lifestyle and advance his political career, officials say. Correia faces nine counts of wire fraud and...
  • Robbery suspects exchange fire with VB police, get taken down by K9

    10/12/2018 12:03:08 PM PDT · by csvset · 16 replies
    WAVY tv ^ | 12 OCT 2018 | Wav6 web staff
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- Two robbery suspects exchanged gunfire with Virginia Beach police late Thursday night before being taken into custody with the help of K9 officers. The robbery happened just before 11:20 p.m. at a 7-Eleven in the 1700 block of S. Independence Boulevard, according to police. Officers caught on to this robbery thanks in part to a plan that was developed to address a spree of multi-jurisdictional armed robberies at 7-Eleven stores across Hampton Roads. Members of the 4th Precinct and Special Operations Command were surveilling operations at stores, when officers saw the two masked suspects leaving...
  • Government Police Fail to Make Arrests In Nearly Half of Murder Cases

    10/11/2018 2:11:44 PM PDT · by walford · 42 replies
    Mises Wire ^ | 10/11/2018 | Tate Fegley
    Police departments in a number of U.S. cities — Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans — are receiving increased attention for their failure to clear even half of the homicides that occur in their jurisdiction. And note that to “clear” a case doesn’t even necessarily require that someone be convicted of the crime, but only that either an arrest was made or that the case was “cleared by exceptional means,” meaning that the police identified a suspect, had sufficient evidence to arrest, and knew their location, but encountered a circumstance that prevented them from making the arrest.Of all the crimes classified...
  • Washington Supreme Court tosses out state’s death penalty [Barf Alert]

    10/11/2018 9:22:17 AM PDT · by fwdude · 41 replies
    AP News ^ | 10/11/2018 | Rachel La Corte
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state’s Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty violates its Constitution. The ruling Thursday makes Washington the latest state to do away with capital punishment. The justices said the “death penalty is invalid because it is imposed in an arbitrary and racially.” They ordered that people currently on death row have their sentences converted to life in prison.
  • Massive Child Trafficking Bust Rescues 120 Children In Just One Day

    10/10/2018 9:39:23 AM PDT · by ZeroToHero · 11 replies
    NN ^ | 10/10/18 | Paul Whitehead
    Over 120 missing children were rescued in just 24 hours following a child trafficking bust in Michigan county. In 301 files of missing children in Wayne County, 123 were identified and recovered during the operation led by the newly formed Child Recovery Unit.
  • Two killed, two wounded as volley of gunshots reported at Florida shopping center

    10/09/2018 9:31:57 PM PDT · by blueplum · 31 replies
    NBC news via MSN ^ | 09 Oct 2018 | Alex Johnson
    Two people were killed and two others were injured when multiple gunshots were fired at a shopping center in Fort Myers, Florida, on Tuesday night, authorities said. "It does not appear to be a random act of violence," Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno said late Tuesday. He gave no further information... NBC affiliate WBBH quoted a woman at the scene who said she was celebrating her birthday inside the restaurant Society at Bell Tower Shops when someone shot her husband in the chest as she was paying her bill. She told the station that the shooter then shot and killed...
  • Man accused of threatening to kill President Trump arrested in St. Albans (W. Virginia)

    10/09/2018 8:46:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    WOAI-TV ^ | October 9, 2018 | Mamie Buoy
    ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — A man from Bremerton, Washington is in a West Virginia jail accused of threatening to kill President Donald Trump. Joshua Wills, 29, is charged with brandishing deadly weapons, obstructing an officer, disorderly conduct and prohibited acts. According to court documents, St. Albans police officers were called to Roadside Park Tuesday afternoon to meet with United States Secret Service agents....
  • Bolsonaro woos Brazil voters with simple recipe for ending violence

    10/09/2018 11:46:06 AM PDT · by SaveFerris · 18 replies
    France24.com ^ | 08 October 2018 | © 2018 AFP
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - Jair Bolsonaro topped the poll in the first round of Brazil's presidential elections, having seduced tens of millions of voters with simple -- though radical -- solutions to eradicating violence in one of the world's deadliest countries. For many, Bolsonaro has the answer to the question that has preoccupied them for years -- how to lower the crime rate in a country with more than seven murders an hour? "Give guns to good people," the former paratrooper insisted during campaign meetings.
  • Liberal Teacher Tweets: “So Who’s Gonna Take One For the Team and Kill Kavanaugh?”

    10/08/2018 6:16:49 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 8, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    A liberal teacher has been placed on leave as her school district investigates a tweet she sent urging people to kill Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The FBI in Minneapolis confirmed it is aware of tweet, which has since been deleted. The now-deleted tweet appears below: As Newsweek reports, she has been placed on leave: The teacher from the Intermediate School District 917’s Alliance Education Center in Rosemount, Minnesota, allegedly tweeted references of killing Kavanaugh, the Star Tribune reported. “So whose [sic] gonna take one for the team and kill Kavanaugh?” the tweet, which has since been deleted, allegedly read. REACH PRO-LIFE...
  • ‘Kill Kavanaugh’: Special ed teacher put on paid leave after posting tweet

    10/08/2018 1:19:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 76 replies
    The Journal-News ^ | October 8, 2018 | Bob D’Angelo
    A special education teacher in Minnesota was placed on paid administrative leave after her weekend tweet appeared to advocate killing new U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the Star Tribune reported. The teacher, who is listed as an instructor at the Alliance Education Center in Rosemount, has deleted her Twitter account, but a tweet on Saturday was captured by dozens of users, who reported it to the FBI and Secret Service, the Star Tribune reported....
  • Antifa Compares ICE With Gestapo, Calls for 'Slaying' Agents With 'Revolutionary Fire and Justice'

    10/08/2018 11:18:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    Newsweek ^ | September 22, 2018 | Alexandra Hutzler
    An Antifa activist compared the Immigration and Customs Enforcement to the Gestapo and called for the slaughter of “the fascistic Border Patrol dogs and their bosses.” In an article published on Thursday on the far-left website Incendiary News, Antifa activist Ulrike Salazar compared ICE officers to “shadowy Gestapo agents” who “take away young boys and girls, tear apart families, throw away undesirables into dark and cramped dungeons.” The comments come as the agency continues to receive criticism in the aftermath of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. The policy resulted in thousands of families being forcibly separated at the...
  • Hamptons millionaires build luxe panic rooms to hide from MS-13

    10/07/2018 3:59:29 AM PDT · by Libloather · 66 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/06/18 | Chris Cameron
    **SNIP** “The big thing [with homeowners] in the Hamptons is that if somebody has it, they [all] want it,” said Chris Cosban, a Long Island contractor who installs panic rooms in the area’s mansions. His company, Covert Interiors, charges between $25,000 and $200,000 for a standard space. (High-tech add-ons, such as fingerprint recognition, cost extra.) “There is a wow factor,” he said. “They like to brag about it.” Herman Weisberg, managing director of the personal-security firm Sage Intelligence Group, said many of his clients look at their panic rooms like amenity spaces — doubling as home theaters, wine cellars or...
  • Community outraged over Forest Hill’s “insensitive” band performance at Brookhaven High School (MS)

    10/06/2018 5:54:41 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 39 replies
    WLBT ^ | Sept 6, 2018 | By Waverly McCarthy
    JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Pictures of the Forest Hill High School halftime band performance during their game against Brookhaven High School are going viral on social media. Many are saying the performance depicted students dressed as doctors and nurses holding SWAT team members at gunpoint. Two Brookhaven police officers were killed in the line of duty responding to a shots fired call last week.
  • Staffer who 'doxed' GOP senators faces nearly 50 years in federal prison

    10/05/2018 8:03:06 PM PDT · by Boomer · 73 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/5/18 | Kelly Cohen
    Jackson Cosko, a 27-year-old Washington, D.C., resident, was arrested Wednesday by U.S. Capitol Police when he was caught sneaking into the offices of Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., after 10 p.m. Tuesday and using an aide’s computer and log-in. He was charged with five federal offenses: making public restricted personal information, making threats in interstate commerce, unauthorized access of a government computer, identity theft, and witness tampering. The criminal complaint against him also charges him with second-degree burglary and unlawful entry, which are both criminal offenses in D.C.
  • Rhode Island gubernatorial, attorney general candidates arrested with 48 pounds of marijuana: police

    10/05/2018 11:00:29 AM PDT · by ETL · 50 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Oct 5, 2018 | Suarez Sang | Fox News
    -snip- A pair of Rhode Island political hopefuls, who aspired to be The Ocean State's governor and attorney general, was arrested Thursday after police allegedly uncovered 48 pounds of illegal marijuana in the duo's West Greenwich home. State police said they arrested Anne Armstrong, 58, and Alan Gordon, 48 -- the Compassion Party’s candidates for governor and attorney general, respectively -- after a search at the pair’s home uncovered nearly 50 pounds of marijuana. Officials said they searched the pair’s home after receiving a complaint of a “strong odor of marijuana emanating from marijuana plants being illegally grown outdoors.” -snip-...
  • Grassley asks Ford's legal team for records of contacts with Feinstein and Hirono [tr]

    10/05/2018 2:08:43 AM PDT · by kevcol · 62 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 5, 2018 | Daniel Chaitin
    Full Title: Grassley asks Ford's legal team for records of contacts with Feinstein and Hirono 'in light of recently uncovered information' "In addition to the evidence I requested in my October 2 letter," Grassley continued in his letter, "in light of recently uncovered information, please turn over records and descriptions of direct or indirect communications between Dr. Ford or her representatives and any of the following: (1) U.S. Senators or their staffs, particularly the offices of Senators Feinstein and Hirono, other than your communications with me and my staff in preparation for the September 27 hearing; (2) the alleged witnesses...