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  • 20-Injured In Stabbing At Franklin Regional High School

    04/09/2014 10:33:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 61 replies ^ | April 9, 2014 7:37 AM | Staff
    MURRYSVILLE (KDKA) – At least 20-people have been injured in a stabbing at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville. Murrysville police Chief Thomas Seefeld says 19-of the victims are students, one of them is a school security guard. A school security guard called in the stabbing at 7:13 a.m. Seefeld wouldn’t detail the carnage beyond saying, “The juvenile went down the hallway and was flashing two knives around and injured the people.” Police say the 16-year-old male student suspect is in custody and is a sophomore at the high school. He was transported from the Murrysville Police Department by police...
  • Archie Comics announces beloved redhead to die in July issue

    04/08/2014 11:54:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 04/08/2014
    Archie fans might want to brace themselves: The beloved character will die this July. Archie Comics announced Tuesday that the lovable redhead Archie Andrews will bite the proverbial dust, to cap the recent “Life With Archie” series. “We’ve been building up to this moment since we launched ‘Life With Archie’ five years ago, and knew that any book that was telling the story of Archie’s life as an adult had to also show his final moment,” said Archie Comics Publisher/Co-CEO Jon Goldwater in a statement. While details of the character’s impending death are scant, it has been revealed that Archie...
  • Ban Bossy: The Latest Progressive Bullcrap

    04/02/2014 12:50:47 PM PDT · by kingattax · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Apr. 2, 2014 | Pat Gray
    Seriously, when is enough, ENOUGH with this progressive BULLCRAP? Ban bossy? That’s the new star-studded campaign being trotted out right now. According to the campaign, by middle school, girls are less interested in management positions than boys. Well, there can only be one explanation for that; and it isn’t that boys and girls are just different from one another, with innately different interests. No, the only explanation is this: having been called “bossy.” Now, either boys have never been called “bossy” or somehow, some way, through some incredible miracle, they struggled through the horror of being labeled as such, and...
  • FBI nabs US senator for Phl arms deal: AFP captain, separatist group linked (Leland Yee)

    03/28/2014 8:48:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Philippine Star / The Associated Press ^ | March 29, 2014 | Cecille Suerte Felipe
    SAN FRANCISCO – A California state senator who authored gun control legislation asked for campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms trafficker with links to separatist groups in the Philippines, court documents revealed Wednesday. Investigators said Sen. Leland Yee discussed helping the agent get weapons worth $500,000 to $2.5 million, including shoulder-fired missiles, and explained the entire process of acquiring them from a Philippine military captain and separatist groups to bringing them to the US, according to an affidavit by FBI agent Emmanuel Pascua....
  • Indiana Dumps Common Core

    03/26/2014 1:35:28 PM PDT · by mandrews222 · 16 replies
    Western Free Press ^ | 3/26/14 | John Walker
    Move Could “Open the Floodgates” Against National Standards Indiana Governor Mike Pence burst into the headlines with his announcement that Indiana will be the first of 45 states to opt out of the national education standards known as Common Core. “I believe when we reach the end of this process there are going to be many other states around the country that will take a hard look at the way Indiana has taken a step back,” Pence said, “designed our own standards and done it in a way where we drew on educators, we drew on citizens, we drew on...
  • (Transparency) No reporters allowed on Michelle Obama's trip to China

    03/19/2014 11:11:57 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 46 replies ^ | 3/19/2014 | Danile Halper
    First Lady Michelle Obama will be accompanied by her children and her mother on her trip to China, which begins today. But she won't be accompanied by the press. "Michelle Obama’s trip to China starting on Wednesday will be nonpolitical, the White House says, a 'people-to-people exchange' emphasizing the importance that both nations place on education. As if to underscore the point, no reporters are traveling with the first lady, and she does not plan to give interviews while there," reports the New York Times. The White House is defending the first lady bringing her family along for the ride...
  • Maldives residents saw 'low-flying jumbo jet' on March 8: report

    03/18/2014 3:19:33 PM PDT · by ReaganÜberAlles · 66 replies
    The Straits Times ^ | 03-19-2014 | PETALING JAYA
    (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Residents of Kuda Huvadhoo in Dhaal Atoll in the Maldives reportedly saw a "low-flying jumbo jet" flying over houses early in the morning of March 8, the same day Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing. In a report by Maldivian daily Haveeru, residents described the aircraft which flew over Kuda Huvadhoo at around 6:15am as being white, with red stripes across it. This colour scheme is very similar to the livery used by Malaysia Airlines on its aircraft - including the Boeing 777 used for MH370.
  • Chinese site may show plane debris images

    03/12/2014 3:12:04 PM PDT · by justlurking · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2014-03-12 | Unspecified
    BEIJING (AP) — China's official Xinhua News Agency says a government website has images of suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. The report says the satellite images from the morning of March 9 appear to show "three suspected floating objects" of varying sizes. The report includes coordinates of a location in the sea off the southern tip of Vietnam and east of Malaysia.
  • CBS Allows a Real Journalist to Resign

    03/12/2014 4:59:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | March 12, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    After months of pressing the CBS News brass to get out of her contract, reporter Sharyl Attkisson was finally granted her request. While that is good for her, it ought to underline how CBS has abandoned hard-hitting reporting in the Obama era. Politico's Attkisson headline was "The right loses its hero at CBS," and liberal blogs tried to guess how long it would take for her to sign up with Fox News Channel. That might happen. Roger Ailes loves scooping up talent from other networks. That's meant as an insult, of course. Only those dreadful right-wing propagandists challenge Team...
  • W. Va. Pizza Hut Worker Caught Urinating In Sink Fired [District Manager]

    02/19/2014 9:18:54 AM PST · by Red Badger · 35 replies
    <p>KERMIT, W.Va. (AP/KDKA) – Health officials have temporarily shut down a southern West Virginia pizza restaurant after a district manager was caught on surveillance video urinating into a sink.</p> <p>Local media reported that the Mingo County health department ordered the Pizza Hut in Kermit, about 85 miles southwest of Charleston, to shut down.</p>
  • VIDEO: Idaho Cop Fatally Shoots Dog Outside House of Owner During Son's Birthday Party

    02/13/2014 10:27:29 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014 | David Boroff
    The Filer Police Department claims it was a justifiable shooting, but an outraged Rick Clubb plans to sue, saying, 'Maybe I deserve a ticket, but I don't deserve a dead dog.'An Idaho police officer was caught on video fatally shooting a dog just yards away from the house where a birthday party was being held for the owner's 9-year-old son. Dashcam video shows Officer Tarek Hassani of the Filer Police Department approaching dogs on the street and shooting Rick Clubb's 7-year-old black Lab. “He didn’t have to pull out his .45 and shoot my dog,” Clubb told the Times-News, which...
  • Sid Caesar, Comedian of Comedians From TV’s Early Days, Dies at 91

    02/12/2014 10:51:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    New York Times ^ | FEB. 12, 2014 | MERVYN ROTHSTEIN and PETER KEEPNEWS
    Sid Caesar, a comedic force of nature who became one of television’s first stars in the early 1950s and influenced generations of comedians and comedy writers, died on Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 91. His death was announced by Eddy Friedfeld, a family spokesman. Mr. Caesar largely faded from the public eye in his middle years as he struggled with crippling self-doubt and addiction to alcohol and pills. But from 1950 to 1954, he and his co-stars on the live 90-minute comedy-variety extravaganza “Your Show of Shows” dominated the Saturday night viewing habits of millions...
  • Study: Fatal Car Crashes Involving Marijuana Have Tripled (Harmless????)

    02/07/2014 3:47:32 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 45 replies
    Currently, one of nine drivers involved in fatal crashes would test positive for marijuana,” Dr. Guohua Li, director of the Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention at Columbia, and co-author of the study told HealthDay News. The researchers found that drugs played an increasing role in fatal traffic accidents. Drugged driving accounted for more than 28 percent of traffic deaths in 2010, which is 16 percent more than it was in 1999. The researchers also found that marijuana was the main drug involved in the increase. It contributed to 12 percent of fatal crashes, compared to only 4 percent in...
  • Stocks unravel after factory report; Dow sinks 300-plus points

    02/03/2014 2:33:52 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 35 replies
    CNBC.COM ^ | Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | Kate Gibson
    Stocks were battered on Monday, with investors fleeing equities after factory data cast a negative light on the economy. Article Link: Stocks unravel after factory report
  • The Real Reason Sarah Palin Defended John McCain

    01/28/2014 12:10:14 PM PST · by Marcus · 162 replies
    Yahoo Voices ^ | January 28, 2014 | Mark R. Whittington
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. was recently censored by Arizona Republicans for being too much of a RINO and a generally irascible fellow. Sarah Palin has taken to her Facebook page to rally to the venerable war hero's defense.
  • Newspaper chain plans 'state-by-state' concealed weapon databases

    01/24/2014 10:08:28 AM PST · by Doogle · 77 replies
    foxnews ^ | 01/24/14 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A national newspaper chain with nearly 100 publications and 1.6 million readers is considering building “state-by-state databases” on concealed weapons permit holders, according to an internal e-mail. The plan, laid out in an email from a top editor at North Carolina-based Civitas Media, could be similar to a controversial project a New York state newspaper carried out in 2012 which included an online map that identified gun owners in two counties by name and address. Civitas' database project was detailed the plan in a Jan. 19 e-mail to newsrooms in 11 states, including Ohio, Illinois and Pennsylvania. The newest project...
  • Hollande refuses to say if Rottweiler is still the First Lady ....

    01/14/2014 10:19:58 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 29 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | January 14, 2014 | IAN SPARKS and PETER ALLEN and JILL REILLY
    after his alleged affair with actress but promises to let her know before U.S. trip ... 'This is not the time nor the place'Faced the world's media for the first time since the affair news broke Acknowledged he was going through a difficult period in his private life Said he is outraged by the violation of his privacy, but says he will not sue Refused to answer question about if Valerie Trierweiler is still First Lady Valerie Trierweiler is set to remain in hospital suffering from 'shock' Pair are scheduled to attend a formal state dinner hosted by President It...
  • Crowd of "kids" ambush Bryan (TX) Convenience Store

    01/10/2014 7:28:54 AM PST · by armydawg505 · 36 replies ^ | 1/9/14 | Nicole Morton
    It could only be described as 20 minutes of mayhem when a crowd of kids ransacked a Bryan convenience store last Saturday night. The store clerk at the Chevron Food Mart at William J. Bryan and Highway 21 says the kids swarmed the place, vandalizing and stealing a number of things. Store Clerk Terry Polsgrove says it was just your average Saturday night... "It was pretty slow, I was about to close the store and I had like two customers, said Terry Polsgrove. But around 11:15... “It got to the point where I started seeing more and more kids coming...
  • 6 Year Accused of Sexual Harrassment for Kissing Girl on Cheek

    12/11/2013 7:15:09 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Champion News ^ | DEC 10, 2013
    <p>A 6-year-old boy has been suspended from a Colorado school for kissing a girl on the cheek.</p> <p>School officials in Canon City are accusing Hunter Yelton of sexual harassment and they want it on his school record.</p> <p>The boy’s mother tells KRDO-TV her son was suspended once before for kissing the girl and had disciplinary problems, but the girl did not object to being kissed. She told the station that the two children like each other.</p>
  • Obama shakes hands with Fidel Castro's brother (before selfies with David Cameron and Danish PM)

    12/10/2013 10:08:09 AM PST · by EveningStar · 18 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | December 10, 2013 | Associated Press, Louise Boyle and David Martosko
    Mandela's final act of peace: Obama shakes hands with Fidel Castro's brother (before selfies with David Cameron and Danish PM) President Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro today, an unprecedented gesture of friendship which occurred, fittingly, at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. The handshake between leaders of the two Cold War enemies took place during a ceremony which honored the former South African President's powerful legacy of reconciliation... He was later spotted in the VIP stands posing for a 'selfie' camera phone picture with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish PM Helle Thorning Schmidt...
  • Kerry to Visit Israel, PA Yet Again

    12/09/2013 8:35:27 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/12/13 | Elad Benari
    He was just in Israel and the Palestinian Authority, but United States Secretary of State John Kerry will be making yet another visit to the region this week. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday that Kerry would be leaving Washington on Wednesday to return to the region for more talks with both Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah. "This is an important time in the negotiations, and he felt it was important to return to the region," she told reporters, according to the AFP news agency, adding Kerry would spend two days...
  • Did gay NJ server concoct denied tip story?

    A television news report sheds doubt on a gay New Jersey restaurant server’s claim that a customer denied her a tip because of her ‘lifestyle’ by producing a receipt that indicates otherwise. NBC 4 out of New York reports that it has an original receipt and credit card statement produced by family members who ate at the restaurant that night and insist they did leave a tip and did not scrawl on their receipt: “I’m sorry but I cannot tip because I do not agree with your lifestyle.” The story gained national attention after Dayna Morales, a former Marine and...
  • Woman touted as Obamacare success story learns she can’t afford coverage

    11/21/2013 3:56:10 AM PST · by dennisw · 11 replies ^ | November 20, 2013
    A 48-year-old self-employed court reporter referenced by President Barack Obama as a beneficiary of his Affordable Care Act during a recent address has learned that she’s one of the latest Americans to be duped by another Obamacare false promise. From the White House rose garden late last month, Pres. Obama read a letter he received from Jessica Sanford, a Washington state single mom who had recently found out that the president’s hallmark health care plan would cost her a fraction of what she previously paid to cover herself and her son. “I am a single mom. No child support, self-employed...
  • WWII won in less time than Obamacare website creation

    11/20/2013 9:11:06 AM PST · by tghoul · 16 replies
    I received this via e-mail "From March 21st 2010 to October 1 2013 is 3 years, 6 months, 10 days. From December 7, 1941 to May 8, 1945 is 3 years, 5 months, 1 day. What this means is that in the time we were attacked at Pearl Harbor to the day Germany surrendered is not enough time for this federal government to build a working webpage. Mobilization of millions, building tens of thousands of tanks, planes, jeeps, subs, cruisers, destroyers, torpedoes, millions upon millions of guns, bombs, ammo, etc. Turning the tide in North Africa, Invading Italy, D-Day, Battle...
  • Cop Opens Fire at Minivan Full of Kids

    11/18/2013 9:37:16 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 108 replies
    Car Buzz ^ | 11/18/13
    Trip to the Rio Grande turns sour after a traffic stop escalates into a wild scene involving a high speed chase and gunfire. What started as a routine traffic stop quickly descended into a maniacal scene with a 14-year old kid rushing a cop, a dangerous high-speedchase, a cop smashing a window with his baton and another firing at the back of a minivan full of kids.... The heated incident began outside Taos where Oriana Ferrell was pulled over for going 71mph in a 55 mph zone having travelled to New Mexico from Memphis for an educational trip. Looks like...
  • Police to charge three 16-year-old students for brutal attack on school bus AND the driver....

    10/15/2013 5:40:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 15, 2013 | James Nye
    Authorities in Pennsylvania are to file criminal charges against three students involved in a brutal beating on a school bus on Wednesday - and the bus driver who did nothing to stop the attack and didn't allow the two victims to flee from the vehicle. Police in Chester acted after they viewed video posted onto Facebook that shows one student on the Delaware County Alternative High School bus allegedly hitting 17-year-old Dylan Fonner in the face repeatedly. The grainy video which shows Fonner's face being bloodied, lasts seven minutes and was posted on the Facebook page belonging to one of...
  • Snit fit redux: Barrycades ordered back up at WWII Memorial; A simple suggestion [pics]

    10/14/2013 7:38:35 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 38 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 10-14-2013 | Twitchy Staff
    President Stompyfeet send essential govt employees to re-install barricades at WWII memorial …
  • Iranian Cyber Warfare Commander Shot dead in Suspected Assassination

    10/05/2013 2:54:47 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 02 Oct 2013 | Damien McElroy, and Ahmad Vahdat
    The head of Iran’s cyber warfare programme has been shot dead, triggering further accusations that outside powers are carrying out targeted assassinations of key figures in the country’s security apparatus. Mojtaba Ahmadi, who served as commander of the Cyber War Headquarters, was found dead in a wooded area near the town of Karaj, north-west of the capital, Tehran. Five Iranian nuclear scientists and the head of the country’s ballistic missile programme have been killed since 2007. The regime has accused Israel’s external intelligence agency, the Mossad, of carrying out these assassinations. Ahmadi was last seen leaving his home for work...
  • Justices to hear gun ban case

    10/02/2013 12:14:48 PM PDT · by neverdem · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | October 1, 2013 | NA
    The Supreme Court will decide whether a man's Tennessee misdemeanor domestic assault plea should ban him from owning a gun. The high court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal of James Castleman's case...
  • Prosecutor: 3 Teens Charged In Beating Death Of Homeless Man In N.J.

    09/23/2013 10:59:58 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 20 replies
    HOBOKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Three teenagers were in custody Saturday morning, on charges of beating a homeless man to his death in Hoboken, N.J. As CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell reported, Hudson County Acting Prosecutor Gaetano T. Gregory said two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old were charged in the Sept. 10 death of Ralph Eric Santiago, 46. Police believe the teens were playing a sick game. “They took a substantial part our life away,” said the victim’s former wife, Tracy Squillini. “My heart — a piece of my heart’s gone.” On Saturday morning, a bouquet of flowers marked the exact spot where...
  • Kerry to Visit Israel on Sunday

    09/14/2013 11:10:01 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/9/13 | Elad Benari
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Jerusalem Sunday to hold talks with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on the progress made in the Middle East peace talks and on Syria. The two men will discuss "the final status negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians, following on the secretary's meeting with [Palestinian Authority Chairman] Mahmoud Abbas in London last Monday," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki was quoted by AFP as having said. They would also talk about the conflict in Syria, Psaki added. The top U.S. diplomat -- who has made it a personal mission to try to achieve...
  • ‘White Bitch’ Brutally Beaten in Pittsburgh, Paging Eric Holder

    08/28/2013 3:06:26 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 86 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 28, 2013 | J. Christian Adams
    Ginger Slepski was driving through Pittsburgh’s North Side when a group of black teens threw things at her car. She got out and asked them “what is your problem?” Then they proceeded to beat her senseless, calling her a “white bitch” and other racial slurs. WPXI has the video and the story. So where is Eric Holder? Where is Jocelyn Samuels (jocelyn.samuels@usdoj. gov), the replacement for Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez who could prosecute this crime under federal civil rights laws? Remember those? Those are the ones Eric Holder made a point to mention at the NAACP convention in Orlando,...
  • New Jersey football players rewarded after paying for items at store with no clerk

    08/28/2013 9:23:14 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 37 replies ^ | 8/28/2013
    These football players scored a touchdown without setting foot on the field. Four members of the William Paterson University football team in New Jersey each scored $50 gift cards after surveillance cameras captured them at a Wayne store paying for batteries and sunglasses, even though no employees were around. Buddy's Small Lots was actually closed Sunday night. But the lock malfunctioned and the lights were on, making it appear as though it was open. Buddy's management got a call from police that there had been a break-in, but upon arrival, nothing was missing from the store, New 12 New Jersey...
  • 2 teens charged in death of ECU baseball player

    08/20/2013 1:46:23 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 43 replies ^ | August 20 2013 |
    DUNCAN, Okla. —Two teens have been formerly charged Tuesday with the slaying for a East Central University baseball player from Australia and another teen is accused of being an accessory. Chris Lane, a 22-year-old baseball player at East Central University, was killed Friday in a drive-by shooting. James Francis Edwards, Jr. 15, and Chancey Allen Luna, 16, were both charged with first-degree murder. Michael Dewayne Jones, 17, was charged with use of a vehicle in the discharge of weapon and accessory after the fact to first-degree murder. According to court documents, the trio fired a .22 caliber revolver at Chris...
  • Rand Paul on whether Ted Cruz is a natural-born citizen: I’m no Birther (Watch Video)

    08/14/2013 12:38:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/14/2013 | AllahPundit
    Via the Daily Caller. I believe him, but if Cruz jumps into the presidential race and starts gobbling up Paul’s support among tea partiers in Iowa, I wonder how many Paul fans — and Hillary fans — will be willing to take a “closer look” at the issue.This wasn’t the only mention of Cruz’s eligibility on CNN yesterday either. They devoted an entire segment to it during Wolf Blitzer’s show, as you’ll see below. Maybe Birtherism is another issue, like aggressive counterterrorism and unilateral executive action, on which the press will take a more respectful, nuanced line now that doing...
  • Protesters make plans to picket Ted Nugent show at Toad's Place

    08/05/2013 7:47:33 AM PDT · by kevcol · 22 replies
    New Haven Register ^ | August 4, 2013 | Mary E. O’Leary
    Barbara Fair will be outside Toad’s Place Tuesday night picketing Ted Nugent’s appearance at the music venue, and she says she really wants is to talk to the controversial figure. Fair and others will be protesting statements Nugent made about immigrants, blacks, gays and Trayvon Martin. Some 70 people committed to joining the picket line and thousands signing a petition asking that Toad’s cancel the “Motor City Madman’s” concert. “I would want to have a conversation with him to get him to think about some of the things he says. . . . The New Haven Register this week stood...
  • Armed agents raid animal shelter for baby deer

    08/01/2013 2:07:02 PM PDT · by Blackirish · 59 replies
    WSN ABC ^ | 8/1/2013 | Colleen Henry
    KENOSHA, WI -- An animal shelter was swarmed with armed government agents after employees began caring for a baby deer. "It was like a SWAT team," shelter employee Ray Schulze said. Nine DNR agents and four sheriff's deputies performed a raid on the Society of St. Francis animal shelter. They had received two anonymous snitch calls to notify them that a baby deer was being cared for. The agents came prepared with aerial spy photographs of the animal shelter, perhaps taken with a drone, showing evidence that the baby deer had been walking in and out of the barn.
  • Chris Matthews calls Sen. Ted Cruz a 'terrorist'

    08/01/2013 10:39:27 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 27 replies
    WFLA 970 ^ | 8/1/13
    Video at link
  • Writer Claims Online Searches for Pressure Cookers and Backpacks Earned Her a Visit From the Feds

    08/01/2013 10:25:00 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 20 replies
    THe Blaze ^ | 8/1/13
    And That’s Not Even the Scariest Part of the Story, Professional writer Michele Catalano searched online Tuesday for information on pressure cookers while (at around the same time) her husband was Googling backpacks. The next morning, she claims they got a visit from a joint terrorism task force. “The composition of such task forces depend on the region of the country,” Philip Bump writes in The Atlantic, “but, as we outlined after the Boston bombings, include a variety of federal agencies. Among them: the FBI and Homeland Security.” Catalano describes the scene: [T]hey were peppering my husband with questions. Where...
  • Sheila Jackson Lee, Homeland Security Director

    07/30/2013 6:57:22 PM PDT · by rovenstinez · 47 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 30th, 2013 | Rovenstinez
    Just two weeks after Janet Napolitano announced her resignation as Secretary of Homeland Security, the Congressional Black Caucus has suggested Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston fill her spot. Read more: Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter
  • Chris Christie Finds Liberty a "Dangerous Idea"

    07/26/2013 8:24:11 PM PDT · by robowombat · 9 replies
    New American ^ | Friday, 26 July 2013 10:31 | Jack Kenny
    Friday, 26 July 2013 10:31 Chris Christie Finds Liberty a "Dangerous Idea" Written by Jack Kenny On the eve of a House vote Wednesday on his amendment to curb the National Security Agency's daily dragnet collection of Americans' phone records, Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) tweeted, "Washington's elites fear liberty. They fear you." On Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (shown) demonstrated just how eager he is to join the Washington elite. Speaking at the Republican Governors Conference in Aspen, Colorado, Christie delivered what Aaron Blake at the Washington Post described as a "clear broadside" against Republicans of a libertarian bent,...
  • Egyptian Army Gives Brotherhood a 48 Hour Ultimatum

    07/25/2013 11:01:08 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/7/13 | Elad Benari
    The Egyptian army on Thursday gave the Muslim Brotherhood until Saturday afternoon to sign up for political reconciliation, according to a military-linked website. “We will not initiate any move, but will definitely react harshly against any calls for violence or black terrorism from Brotherhood leaders or their supporters. We pledge to protect peaceful protesters regardless of their affiliation,” the statement said, according to Al Arabiya. The statement added that military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sissi issued the ultimatum in a Wednesday speech in which he called for all Egyptians “to return to the national fold and prepare for the future.” The...
  • Zimmerman Helps Save Family Of Four From Overturned Vehicle

    07/22/2013 12:47:52 PM PDT · by grundle · 36 replies
    CBS/Tampa Bay ^ | July 22, 2013
    SANFORD, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — George Zimmerman helped save the lives of a family of four that were involved in a single-car accident. According to a Seminole County Sheriff’s Office report, the family was driving in a Ford Explorer SUV when it went off the road and rolled over in Sanford last week. A responding deputy reported that when he arrived Zimmerman and another man helped the two parents and two children out of the vehicle. The report states that Zimmerman was not a witness to the crash and left after making contact with the responding deputy. No one in...
  • Third court overturns Obama recess appointments

    07/17/2013 7:06:29 PM PDT · by grundle · 12 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 17, 2013 | Stephen Dinan
    A third federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that President Obama violated the Constitution last year when he made recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board, adding more weight to the case as it goes before the Supreme Court in the justices’ next session. The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, said that the president can only make recess appointments after Congress has adjourned “sine die,” which in modern times has meant when it breaks at the end of each year.
  • Rolling Stone’s strange, dreamy cover of terrorist, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    07/17/2013 9:49:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/17/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    It’s interesting, and infuriating. We’ve already seen the rise of what Twitchy calls the “Jaharem” of admirers of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, in custody since murdering a police officer and engaging in a firefight with law enforcement, then hiding and bleeding in a boat the rest of the day until he was discovered. Now Rolling Stone offers a profile of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving brother of the duo who killed three and injured hundreds of others at the event, including an eight-year-old boy shredded by their bomb.Why not give Tsarnaev the soft focus treatment for that, huh?RS at least...
  • Zimmerman prosecutors sued by fired IT worker who revealed state didn’t show evidence to defense

    07/17/2013 9:04:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/17/2013 | AllahPundit
    Zimmerman’s suing NBC, Martin’s parents are (probably) suing Zimmerman — isn’t it time that someone sued the one actor in this case whose motives were most provably malign?Maybe this is a first small step in sending Angela Corey to join Mike Nifong in disgraced-former-prosecutor obscurity. Ben Kruidbos, Corey’s former director of information technology, was fired after testifying at a pre-trial hearing on June 6 that prosecutors failed to turn over potentially embarrassing evidence extracted from Martin’s cell phone to the defense, as required by evidence-sharing laws.“We will be filing a whistleblower action in (Florida’s Fourth Judicial District) Circuit Court,” said...
  • Obama Calls for Calm, "Are we Doing All We Can to Stem the Tide of Gun Violence?"

    07/15/2013 9:21:58 AM PDT · by USS Johnston · 65 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 7/14/2013 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    “The death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy. Not just for his family, or for any one community, but for America,” Obama said in a statement Sunday. “I know this case has elicited strong passions. And in the wake of the verdict, I know those passions may be running even higher. But we are a nation of laws, and a jury has spoken. I now ask every American to respect the call for calm reflection from two parents who lost their young son.” “And as we do, we should ask ourselves if we’re doing all we can to widen the...
  • Jurors: Zimmerman Not Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder (The Afro Newspaper Reports)

    07/15/2013 7:31:15 AM PDT · by YourAdHere · 11 replies
    The Afro ^ | July 13 | Kyle Hightower and Mike Schneider
    <p>Zimmerman, 29, blinked and barely smiled when the verdict was announced. He could have been convicted of second-degree murder or manslaughter. But the jury of six women, all but one of them white, reached a verdict of not guilty after deliberating well into the night Saturday.</p>
  • Outraged NAACP Wants Feds to Prosecute Zimmerman (civil rights probe opened by DOJ)

    07/14/2013 8:30:13 AM PDT · by Innovative · 45 replies
    ABC ^ | July 14, 2013 | Alyssa Newcomb
    "We are outraged and heartbroken over today's verdict," NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said in a statement. "We will pursue civil rights charges with the Department of Justice, we will continue to fight for the removal of Stand Your Ground laws in every state, and we will not rest until racial profiling in all its forms is outlawed," Jealous said. A civil rights probe had previously been opened by the Department of Justice and a spokeswoman said the department would continue to "evaluate the evidence generated during the federal investigation, as well as the evidence and testimony from the state trial."
  • NAACP calls on Obama admin to pursue civil rights charges against Zimmerman

    07/14/2013 7:50:29 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 56 replies ^ | 7/13/12 | Patrick Howley
    “Attorney General Eric Holder,” the petition reads, “The Department of Justice has closely monitored the State of Florida’s prosecution of the case against George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin murder since it began. Today, with the acquittal of George Zimmerman, it is time for the Department of Justice to act.” “The most fundamental of civil rights — the right to life — was violated the night George Zimmerman stalked and then took the life of Trayvon Martin,” the NAACP wrote. “We ask that the Department of Justice file civil rights charges against Mr. Zimmerman for this egregious violation.” “Please address...