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  • Baylor May Face Legal Fallout from Rape Case

    09/04/2015 12:02:53 AM PDT · by ExyZ · 4 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | August 25, 2015 | Matthew Watkins
    Experts say Baylor could face legal challenges concerning how it investigated the case, and how it treated the football player and his victim afterward.
  • Hillary Emails Shed Light on Clintons’ Role in Loan to Fraudster

    09/03/2015 11:36:53 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    NLPC ^ | September 3, 2015 | Peter Flaherty
    The latest batch of publicly-released State Department emails provide more evidence that a $10 million loan from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) to Clinton Foundation donor Claudio Osorio was made as a result of pressure from Bill and Hillary Clinton. The loan to a company named InnoVida, owned by Osorio, was supposed to be for building houses in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, but Osorio used the money to finance a lavish lifestyle. Osorio is currently in prison for fraud. OPIC is an independent agency but submits its budget through the State Department. The Clintons’ efforts to push the OPIC loan...
  • Carville: ‘Tool of the Koch Brothers’ Trey Gowdy ‘Feeds the New York Times Stuff’

    09/02/2015 2:57:17 PM PDT · by JustaCowgirl · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/02/15 | Ian Hanchett
    Democratic strategist James Carville slammed “tool of the Koch Brothers” Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), saying he “just feeds the New York Times stuff, and they put it in the paper. Just like the neocons fed the New York Times a bunch of bunk they put on the front page of the paper, basically helped start a war” on Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes.” Carville said of the Clinton email scandal, “my question is, will this rise to the level of scandal as the white house christmas card list back in the ’90s that had 140 hours...
  • Boehner Warns GOP Voters Against Cruz [semi-satire]

    09/02/2015 8:34:17 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) warned voters against falling for GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz’s “siren song of feel-good, but politically unviable policy prescriptions.” Boehner’s remarks came at a Colorado fund-raising event. “Securing the border, defunding Planned Parenthood, killing the deal with Iran may sound good to unsophisticated ears, but they aren’t going to go anywhere,” Boehner told wealthy donors. “President Obama is going to block all of these notions. If we follow Cruz we get nothing. If we go along with the President we stand a chance of getting a piece of the action.” The “piece of the...
  • New Video: Planned Parenthood Doc Caught Admitting She Can Hide Profit From Selling Aborted Babies

    08/31/2015 2:07:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt Aug 31, 2015
    The Center for Medical Progress released a supplemental video today that sheds more light on the profit Planned Parenthood makes associated with the ale of aborted babies and their body parts. Earlier this month, the pro-life organization released a video catching a Planned Parenthood official discussing how the abortion business sells “fully intact” aborted babies. The video provides evidence showing the Planned Parenthood abortion business may be selling the “fully intact” bodies of unborn babies purposefully born alive and left to die. Today’s 28-minute supplemental video provides additional proof of that and also shows how Planned Parenthood is making and...
  • Solyndra autopsy: Did Inspector General go too easy on Department of Energy?

    08/31/2015 7:36:55 AM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    Watchdog ^ | August 31, 2015 | Rob Nikolewski
    An Inspector General of the Department of Energy report that picked over the bones of the Solyndra green energy fiasco placed most of the blame on Solyndra executives for losing more than $500 million in taxpayer money. But a close reading shows DOE made plenty of mistakes as well. The report authored by DOE Inspector General Gregory H. Friedman came just short of calling Solyndra’s highest officials liars, saying their actions during the loan process were “at best, reckless and irresponsible or, at worst, an orchestrated effort to knowingly and intentionally deceive and mislead the Department.” While the 13-page report...
  • MI6 spy found in holdall 'hacked into secret data about Bill Clinton'

    08/30/2015 1:13:17 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 20 replies
    The Mirror ^ | August 30, 2015 | By Sam Webb
    MI6 spy Gareth Williams hacked into restricted information about former US President Bill Clinton, it has been claimed. The 31-year-old codebreaker was discovered inside a padlocked bag in a bathtub at his London home in 2010, sparking a real-life mystery worthy of any 007 thriller.
  • Wikileaks Exposes Obama’s Phony Trade Bill…Only 5 of 29 Chapters About Trade

    08/30/2015 10:29:37 AM PDT · by yorkie · 30 replies
    The PC Graveyard ^ | August 28, 2015 | Staff
    During the August recess GOP senators were told to press for the passage of the TPP Trade Agreement. Yikes!! Wikileaks has gotten their hands on a copy of Obama’s phony TPP trade bill. It contains 29 chapters but only 5 pertain to trade. Wikileaks will be publishing the entire bill and they have already released the chapter on Investment. It’s very interesting. It is written in a such a way as to give multinational companies a huge advantage on trade. If a public hospital is built close to a private one, the private hospital has the right to sue the...
  • Province warming to HOT lanes: Hume

    08/28/2015 7:58:13 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    The Toronto Star ^ | August 27, 2015 | Christopher Hume
    HOV is good; HOT is even better. As we saw during the Pan-Am Games, High Occupancy Vehicle lanes were great for cars with three or more people and other designated vehicles. The trouble was that they went largely unused. High Occupancy Toll lanes solve that problem by opening up the designated space to cars that don’t have the numbers but whose drivers are willing to pay for the convenience. Premier Kathleen Wynne has hinted that she’s willing to implement HOT lanes, but has not been specific about where and when. If the U.S. experience is anything to go by, however,...
  • Quinnipiac: 'Liar, Dishonest' Most Used to Describe Hillary

    08/27/2015 3:45:48 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 17 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 8/27/2015 | Michael Warren
    The most frequent words that come to mind when Americans think about Hillary Clinton are "liar" and "dishonest." That's according to a new national poll from Quinnipiac that asked more than 1500 registered voters to say the "first word" that comes to mind when they hear the Democratic presidential frontrunner's name. The most frequently mentioned word was "liar," with 178 people mentioning the word. Next on the list are "dishonest" at 123 mentions and "untrustworthy" at 93 mentions. There were some positive words for Clinton mentioned frequently, including "experience" (82 mentions) and "strong" (59 mentions). The same question was asked...
  • Trump questions why Lehman Brothers paid Jeb Bush '$1.3 million a year for a no-show job'

    08/27/2015 1:54:07 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 30 replies
    The Week ^ | 8/27/15 | Becca Stanek
    Donald Trump's latest comments earned him a rebuke from a Jeb Bush spokesman for "trafficking in false conspiracy theories" about the former investment bank Lehman Brothers, where Bush worked for a stint after leaving the governor's office in Florida in 2007. Amid Trump's 33 attacks against the Bush family in a 35-minute interview with The Washington Post, he managed numerous times to drop his suspicions that Bush's high salary from Lehman was a "reward for helping direct Florida state funds to the firm, whose collapse in 2008 helped kick off the Great Recession," The Post reports. "That’s a Hillary Clinton...
  • Iranians are buying Democrat Congress (they already bought Kerry, Clinton, and Biden)

    08/27/2015 12:02:24 PM PDT · by yorkie · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 27, 2015 | Karin McQuillan
    Frontpage Magazine has published a bombshell report that has been met with total silence by the media. Daniel Greenfield’s piece is entitled “Traitor Senators Took Money from Iran Lobby, Back Iran Nukes.” Our politicians bought by Iran include not just a list of senators and congressmen about to vote on the Iran deal. Recipients of Iran’s largess for their campaigns include President Obama, Joe Biden, John Kerry, and Hillary Clinton. Both of Obama’s secretaries of state were involved in Iran Lobby cash controversies, as was his vice president and his former secretary of defense. Obama was also the beneficiary of...
  • Hillary Clinton Takes ‘Responsibility’ for Email Use, Saying It ‘Wasn’t the Best Choice’

    08/26/2015 6:56:01 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 42 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 8/26/2015 | Maggie Haberman
    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that she understood why people had questions about her decision to use only private email while she was secretary of state and that she took responsibility for that decision, a shift from her past remarks about an issue that has dogged her since shortly before she began her presidential campaign. Her remarks, made during a campaign stop in Iowa, came as Mrs. Clinton has faced growing criticism for making light of her email use, which Democrats fear has become an albatross on her hopes of winning the White House. “What, like with a cloth or...
  • IRS finds yet another Lois Lerner email account

    08/24/2015 6:40:49 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 88 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 24, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    ‘Toby Miles’ account linked to government businessLois Lerner had yet another personal email account used to conduct some IRS business, the tax agency confirmed in a new court filing late Monday that further complicates the administration’s efforts to be transparent about Ms. Lerner’s actions during the tea party targeting scandal. The admission came in an open-records lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, a conservative public interest law firm that has sued to get a look at emails Ms. Lerner sent during the targeting. IRS lawyer Geoffrey J. Klimas told the court that as the agency was putting together a set of...
  • Trump’s One-Man Third Party

    08/24/2015 5:17:16 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 25 replies
    The American Report ^ | August 24, 2015 | Editors
    Have you noticed that the only people attacking Donald Trump are the media and professional politicians, mostly in the GOP? In contrast, do you notice how popular he is with the American people, who are suffering under a bi-partisan tyranny? No Opposition to Obama & Co. Since taking over the Democrat Party, Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett, and their Chicago gang have corrupted Washington D.C. to the core. They’ve done this with the help of two powerful accomplices. The first accomplice, which they had well before they took the White House in 2008, is the media. All mainstream media are Obama...
  • DOJ: Menendez corruption 'clear and unmistakable'

    08/24/2015 3:01:48 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 24, 2015 | Jordain Carney
    The Justice Department is slamming Sen. Bob Menendez’s push to get corruption charges against him dropped, saying that the “quid pro quo outlined in the indictment is clear and unmistakable.” “The charges in this case are the result of a careful and professional investigation,” federal prosecutors said in court documents submitted Monday. The DOJ filed the documents in response to a push by Menendez’s legal team to have the case against him dismissed. The New Jersey Democrat's lawyers have raised questions about the government's tactics in the investigation. Prosecutors fired back that Menendez's legal motions "do nothing to dilute...
  • Scott Walker on birthright citizenship: 3 positions, 7 days

    08/23/2015 6:17:39 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 61 replies
    CNN ^ | 08/23/2015 | Eric Bradner,
    Washington (CNN)Scott Walker on Sunday took his third position within seven days on Donald Trump's proposal to end birthright citizenship, this time saying he opposes Trump and supports the policy. The Wisconsin governor and Republican presidential candidate was asked on ABC's "This Week" whether he backs Trump's push to end the 14th Amendment's mandate that all children born in the United States are automatically granted citizenship. "Well, I said the law is there. And we need to enforce the laws, including those that are in the Constitution," Walker said, adding that he favors addressing illegal immigration by improving border security...
  • The Ashley Madison hack ruined my life

    08/23/2015 8:53:57 AM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 151 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 8/23/2015 | Jose Pagliery
    The Ashley Madison hack is indeed ripping apart marriages. It's exposing affairs, confirming suspicions, and keeping cheaters up at night in cold sweats. Several people who were directly affected by the data breach of the cheating website AshleyMadison.com have reached out to CNNMoney. Their identities and details have been independently verified, but they have spoken on condition of anonymity. The mistress "Ana" is a highly educated business woman in her 40s who is finalizing a divorce with her husband. She stayed up late Thursday rapidly texting eight married men with whom she had relationships after finding them on Ashley Madison....
  • The First Postmodern Political Machine (The Clintons)

    08/22/2015 11:28:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The American Interest ^ | August 21, 2015 | Walter Russell Mead
    How do the Clintons, dogged by scandal and suspicion at every turn, not just stay afloat in American political life, but thrive? The contrast between the apparent inevitability that surrounded Hillary Clinton’s procession toward the Democratic presidential nomination for so long and the air of scandal and suspicion that seems to trail behind her wherever she goes is striking. And it points to something important: Hillary Clinton isn’t a candidate borne aloft on a wave of popular enthusiasm. She is no JFK, no Ronald Reagan. She is no George Wallace or William Jennings Bryan. The marching bands processing before her...
  • Owner of Tianjin Port warehouses linked to company probing blasts

    08/22/2015 7:23:34 AM PDT · by wtd · 2 replies
    Today ^ | August 22, 2015
    Owner of Tianjin Port warehouses linked to company probing blastsConnection showcases the complexity of China’s political systemSHANGHAI — The principal owner of the warehouses at the centre of the deadly blasts in Tianjin Port is also on the board of a state-owned company controlled by the State Council, the central authority investigating the explosions last week that killed at least 116 people and displaced thousands, based on an Associated Press report yesterday. Corporate paperwork shows that Yu Xuewei, the silent majority shareholder of Ruihai International Logistics, sits on the board of directors of a subsidiary of China Sinochem, one...
  • Scott Walker recants opposition to birthright citizenship (We have found a waffler, aka Jeb Bush)

    08/22/2015 5:31:15 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 115 replies
    am thinker ^ | 8/22/15 | newsmachete
    After telling an NBC reporter unambiguously that he supported ending birthright citizenship, Scott Walker on Friday changed his mind, saying his new position is that he has no position, that he is now undecided again. He's saying that this isn't a reversal, merely that he misspoke because he was tired. How do you misspeak support for ending birthright citizenship? Look at this video where he is clearly asked whether he would end it, and Walker says, "Yeah, absolutely." No ambiguity there. This is not a minor, technical issue. This is not a slip of the tongue. Scott Walker was clearly...
  • Breaking News: First picture released of Hillary's e-mail server that she turned over to the FBI

    08/19/2015 1:40:15 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 46 replies
    Strange Politics ^ | August 19, 2015
    Now, maybe Trey Gowdy and that darned old Federal judge will shut their pie holes!
  • Coverup: Federal Appeals Court Blasts DOJ Misconduct in Police Prosecution

    08/19/2015 9:23:48 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 19, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    Yet Karla Dobinski is still employed at the DOJ. A federal appeals court has blasted misconduct by Justice Department lawyers in a civil rights prosecution against New Orleans police officers. The case arose in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court’s grant of a new trial because Justice Department lawyers — including those responsible for protecting the civil rights of the defendant police officers — engaged in an anonymous blogging campaign to taint the defendants during the trial. The court noted that Justice Department lawyers stoked a “mob mentality” against police officers....
  • 5 mistakes Hillary Clinton made in her latest e-mail press conference

    08/19/2015 8:41:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 19, 2015 | Chris Cillizza
    Hillary Clinton held a press availability in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon. It did not go well. ... Clinton, who seems to have a blind spot as to why the e-mail server story is such a big deal, made a bunch of mistakes in that brief interaction with the media that you would assume someone of her deep experience would have been able to avoid. Here's a list of what she did wrong. 1. She sounds like a lawyer. ... 2. She casts the whole thing as normal and everyday. ... 3. She's dismissive. ... 4. She's sarcastic. ... 5. She's...
  • Mark Cuban pans Clinton college plan

    08/19/2015 6:43:14 AM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 17, 2015 | Bradford Richardson
    Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban says Hillary Clinton's plan to curb growing student-loan debt will actually make attending college more expensive. “[Hillary’s plan] stands a better chance of increasing the amount of money students owe than decreasing it,” Cuban said on his Cyber Dust app on Friday. “Just as easy money led to the real estate bubble a few years ago, the easier it is to borrow money for college the easier it is for colleges to raise tuition. Tuition keeps going up because no matter how high they raise it, students can still borrow more to pay for it,” Cuban...
  • Man who poisoned youth football team oversees North Las Vegas water

    08/19/2015 7:24:51 AM PDT · by redreno · 12 replies
    http://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 18 August 2015 | By Bethany Barnes
    State officials are investigating a complaint that raises this question: Should a man who was convicted of poisoning children on his son's football team in 2000 be in charge of an entire city's water? Jerome M. Breland is interim utilities operations manager for North Las Vegas, meaning he's head of the city's water and sewer system, though he's been safeguarding the water for the city of 230,000 for several years as a water systems supervisor. State law says a water operator's certificate, issued by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, can be revoked if the operator "has demonstrated disregard for...
  • A family in public housing makes $498,000. HUD wants them to stay.

    08/18/2015 2:14:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    MSN / The Washington Post ^ | August 18, 2015 | Lisa Rein
    A family of four in New York City makes $497,911 a year but pays $1,574 a month to live in public housing in a three-bedroom apartment subsidized by taxpayers. In Los Angeles, a family of five that’s lived in public housing since 1974 made $204,784 last year but paid $1,091 for a four-bedroom apartment. And a tenant with assets worth $1.6 million — including stocks, real estate and retirement accounts — last year paid $300 for a one-bedroom apartment in public housing in Oxford, Neb. In a new report, the watchdog for the Department of Housing and Urban Development describes...
  • Planned Parenthood is Likely Keeping Some Aborted Babies Alive “Until Their Hearts are Cut Out”

    08/18/2015 1:56:31 PM PDT · by blueyon · 48 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 8/18/15 | Steven Ertelt
    Planned Parenthood is Likely Keeping Some Aborted Babies Alive “Until Their Hearts are Cut Out” Dr. Theresa Deisher is a world-renowned scientist in the field of stem cell research who holds patents after discovering adult stem cells in human hearts. Deisher helped the pro-life activists who spent three years recording undercover videos and capturing documents and information showing the Planned Parenthood abortion business selling aborted babies and their body parts. Now, in a new interview, Deisher says she has reviewed the information the activists collected and she is making a shocking claim that Planned Parenthood may be keeping some babies...
  • In Pennsylvania, Justice Miscarried

    08/18/2015 10:26:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 18, 2015 | Peter Roff
    Poor Kathleen Kane. The first woman – and first Democrat ever elected attorney general of Pennsylvania -- had a bright future ahead of her. The darling of liberals she was a powerhouse at the polls. She led the statewide ticket in 2013 and her election was seen by many as a stepping stone to the governor’s mansion, the U.S. Senate or something even more prestigious. Her career is now in ruins. How she fell so far and so fast is an object lesson for ambitious prosecutors in both parties who feel tempted to use the power of their office to...
  • EPA Chief Gina McCarthy's Record Shows She's Unfit For Command (understatement)

    08/17/2015 4:04:08 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Investors.com ^ | August 17, 2015 | Rick Manning
    EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy's history of managerial neglect, malfeasance and outright incompetence has been capped by her agency unleashing one of the worst environmental disasters of the 21st century. EPA clean-up crews breached a waste storage dam that produced a torrent of heavy metal-laden toxic waste, potentially fouling an entire western river system and impacting the drinking water of tens of millions of people. While McCarthy didn't personally bulldoze the dam, it's no surprise to those who have followed her Peter Principle-driven career that this would occur on her watch.
  • Newly Released Emails Said to Exonerate Lerner [semi-satire]

    08/16/2015 3:07:25 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    A newly released batch of emails from Lois Lerner, former IRS official in charge of denying conservative groups the same tax-free status as left-leaning groups, is said to have largely exonerated her of charges of unwarranted discrimination. Attorney General Loretta Lynch cited email content in which Lerner referred to conservative groups as “evil and dishonest” as “fundamentally exculpatory. As a public servant, Ms. Lerner was certainly within her rights and duties to block the misuse of tax-exempt status to groups that in her mind posed a genuine danger to the government. While conservatives might be expected to disagree with her...
  • De Blasio is padding City Hall with jobs for all of his friends

    08/16/2015 11:34:24 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 16, 2015 | Aaron Short, Melissa Klein and Isabel Vincent
    Mayor de Blasio’s patronage mill is churning out junk jobs funded with taxpayer money for longtime pals, campaign grunts and acolytes. In addition to creating a $150,000 post for Stephanie Yazgi — the longtime girlfriend of his top strategist, Emma Wolfe — de Blasio has created positions to amp up his progressive agenda and national profile and spread propaganda touting his “transcendent” accomplishments. The city’s television station — led by de Blasio buddy Janet Choi — devotes much of its taxpayer-funded $5.7 million budget to broadcasting his ribbon-cuttings, announcements and features about his friends, including his wedding singer. His $105,000...
  • Judicial Watch Statement on the State Department’s Report to the Court on Hillary Clinton’s...

    08/14/2015 4:17:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 14, 2015 | Tom Fitton
    Full title: Judicial Watch Statement on the State Department’s Report to the Court on Hillary Clinton’s Missing Records (Washington, DC ) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the recentstatus report provided to the court by the State Department regarding its efforts to recover the records of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her top aides: The State Department filing is woefully deficient, misleading, and contemptuous of the court’s orders for complete disclosure about Mrs. Clinton’s email system and the systems of Ms. Abedin and Ms. Mills. The court, Judicial Watch and the American people...
  • Behind the scenes at Chappaqua (and Hillary's server and emails): Klintonerdämmerung (humor)

    08/14/2015 9:47:52 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/11/2015 | Tim Donovan
    Behind the scenes at Chappaqua and Hillary and her team destroying all her servers,email and other evidence. This has taken the place of Hitler's rant in the bunker. It's short and pretty funny,.Unfortunately, it's probably all true.
  • Lerner, in newly released emails, calls GOP critics 'evil and dishonest

    08/14/2015 8:07:39 AM PDT · by Cincinatus · 34 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | August 13, 2015 | Fox news
    Newly released emails from Lois Lerner show the former IRS official at the heart of the Tea Party targeting scandal calling Republican critics “evil and dishonest,” and even “hateful.” The emails -- part of a report released Aug. 6 by the Senate Finance Committee -- offer a revealing look at Lerner, who used to head the division that processes applications for tax-exempt status and was at the center of the scandal over the alleged targeting of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status. The bipartisan report found evidence that both the Obama administration’s political agenda, and the personal politics of IRS...
  • Court records detail sexual encounter, extortion plot between mayor and prostitute

    08/12/2015 7:01:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    WXIX-TV ^ | August 12, 2015 | Nathan Vicar
    BATESVILLE, IN (FOX19) - The mayor of this southeastern Indiana town posted $550 bond Wednesday morning following his arrest on a prostitution charge. Batesville City Mayor Richard Fledderman, 60, who is married, faces one count of patronizing a prostitute. Police say he paid another man, Randy Wigle-Stevens, for sex acts in June. Wigle-Stevens, 42, of Indianapolis, failed to disclose he had HIV and threatened to go public with the encounter unless Fledderman paid him additional money, according to Indiana State Police. Wigle-Stevens was charged with failure to disclose dangerous communicable disease status, prostitution and intimidation. He faces a Ripley Superior...
  • Corrupt GOP is the reason there is a Donald Trump

    08/12/2015 4:14:25 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 11 replies
    Fellowship Of The Minds ^ | 8/10/2015 | Dr. Eowyn
    In spite of the media-contrived brouhaha about Donald Trump’s alleged put down of Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, which resulted in Trump being dis-invited from a major gathering in Atlanta, he remains popular with likely Republican primary voters. According to the latest NBC News Online Poll conducted by SurveyMonkey, Trump is at the top of the list of GOP candidates that Republican primary voters would cast a ballot for if the primary were being held right now. The overnight poll was conducted for 24 hours from Friday evening into Saturday, during which Trump was in the headlines due to his...
  • Labor secretary: We're moving ahead with financial advisor rule

    08/11/2015 6:24:23 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 11, 2015 | Kevin Cirilli
    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is moving ahead with issuing a final regulatory proposal for financial advisers despite growing concerns from moderate Democrats and Republicans that it would hurt low-income Americans. Perez responded to Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) in a letter earlier this week after she and other lawmakers called on Department of Labor (DOL) officials and the administration to re-propose the controversial so-called "fiduciary standards," which would increase disclosure requirements for financial advisers. The business community is vehemently lobbying against the proposal, which failed in 2010, arguing it would raise consumer costs for Americans who need financial advice the most....
  • Dem congressman pushes back at DOJ corruption probe (Chaka Fattah RAT-Pa.)

    08/09/2015 8:33:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/08/15 | Megan R. Wilson
    Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) took to Twitter on Saturday and attempted to lampoon a federal corruption investigation currently ongoing against him. Fattah and some of his associates have been wrapped up on a wide-ranging probe by the Department of Justice that includes charges of bribery, racketeering, illegal use of campaign funds and theft of charity money. The indictment came out last week. The congressman singled out one specific accusation Saturday – that an aide had secured $50,000 in funding support for a conference that the indictment alleges never occurred. “DOJ indictment falsely says that 'the Fattah founded Annual National Conference...
  • Trump Sure Debate Helped His Candidacy [semi-satire]

    08/08/2015 6:24:02 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 7 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Donald Trump, the current front runner for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, hit back at debate moderator Megyn Kelly's implication that his insulting remarks about women might cost him votes. "I'm just saying what everybody else is thinking," Trump insisted. "Anyone who has eyes has got to agree that a distressingly large portion of women in our grossly overweight nation are fat slobs. Rather than keep quiet about this disgusting blight like so many other so-called opinion leaders, I have the courage to speak up. I don't think voters will punish me for that. And only a bimbo like Kelly...
  • 'Shrimp Boy' accuses S.F. (San Francisco) mayor of bribery

    08/07/2015 10:48:45 AM PDT · by fifedom · 10 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 8/4/15 | Lee Romney
    In a court filing Tuesday, Chow’s legal team alleged that this time around, he was being “selectively prosecuted” by federal authorities ... FBI reports and wiretap evidence that suggest San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and others participated in public corruption schemes but were spared prosecution “due to their political affiliations.”
  • Report: ‘Within IRS, Union Exerts Extreme Influence on Employees;’ ‘Makes It Difficult for Agency...

    08/06/2015 5:27:06 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    CNSNews ^ | August 6, 2015 | CNSNews Staff
    Full title: Report: ‘Within IRS, Union Exerts Extreme Influence on Employees;’ ‘Makes It Difficult for Agency to Remain Apolitical’ (CNSNews.com) - When the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday released a bipartisan report on its investigation into the Internal Revenue Service’s treatment of Tea Party and other organizations applying for tax-exempt status, Sen. Orrin Hatch, the committee’s chairman, released a companion report prepared by the committee's majority staff that presented Hatch's additional views on the investigation. In these additional views, Hatch was highly critical of the influence that the National Treasury Employees Union has on the IRS and the ability of...
  • (PA)Attorney General Kane charged with crimes for leaking grand jury material

    08/06/2015 9:48:45 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 4 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | 8/6/2015 | Brad Bumstead
    Attorney General Kathleen Kane was charged Thursday with crimes related to leaking secret court documents to embarrass a political foe and covering up her directive to do so. Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman said she'll prosecute Kane for violating grand jury secrecy laws and lying about her actions under oath to a statewide grand jury in November. Kane leaked information to a political operative to pass to a Philadelphia newspaper “in hopes of embarrassing and harming former state prosecutors she believed, without evidence, made her look bad,” Ferman said at a news conference announcing the charges. Kane is...
  • Mike Lee lays the smack to Planned Parenthood and its desperate protectors

    08/06/2015 7:18:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/06/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Planned Parenthood's Moral and Economic Corruption: " . . . turned barbarism into commerce." Hat tip here to Guy Benson at Hot Air, who noticed this from a Monday post, and recognized as I do here that it’s just too good not to share even if it is a few days old. The debate over Joni Ernst’s measure to de-fund Planned Parenthood really came down to a choice each senator had to make between the reality of what’s happening in those human slaughterhouses, and the political imperative Democrats feel to turn a blind eye to any and all evil because...
  • They Live, We Sleep: A Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy

    08/05/2015 8:06:23 AM PDT · by RedMominBlueState · 27 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | August 4, 2015 | John Whitehead
    ...A 2014 study conducted by Princeton and Northwestern University concluded that the U.S. government does not represent the majority of American citizens. Instead, the study found that the government is ruled by the rich and powerful, or the so-called “economic elite.” Moreover, the researchers concluded that policies enacted by this governmental elite nearly always favor special interests and lobbying groups. In other words, we are being ruled by an oligarchy disguised as a democracy, and arguably on our way towards fascism—a form of government where private corporate interests rule, money calls the shots, and the people are seen as mere...
  • Saudi king leaves France 'without paying €3.7m medical bills'

    08/04/2015 7:20:56 AM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 15 replies
    The Week ^ | Aug 4, 2015 | Gavin Mortimer
    One of France's best known doctors tweeted that the king 'could have paid his bill of €3.7m to the Paris hospitals. A polite gesture!'
  • BREAKING: GUN USED IN GARLAND, TEXAS ISLAMIC TERRORIST ATTACK BOUGHT UNDER OBAMA’S ‘FAST AND...

    08/03/2015 4:47:57 PM PDT · by blueyon · 26 replies
    100 percentfedup.com ^ | 8/01/15 | By 100% FED Up
    BREAKING: GUN USED IN GARLAND, TEXAS ISLAMIC TERRORIST ATTACK BOUGHT UNDER OBAMA’S ‘FAST AND FURIOUS’ You can thank Eric Holder for this. Remember Fast and Furious was a gun running program under Obama and Eric Holder. Hundreds of people have been murdered with these guns. Just another total screwup and coverup from the Obama regime. Five years before he was shot to death in the failed terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, Nadir Soofi walked into a suburban Phoenix gun shop to buy a 9-millimeter pistol. At the time, Lone Wolf Trading Co. was known among gun smugglers for selling illegal...
  • ‘Switch to that unicorn power’: Obama to announce major escalation of ‘war on energy’

    08/02/2015 10:01:12 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 39 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 08/02/2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Hope you like increasing prices, everyone! #ForTheMiddleClass https://twitter.com/WSJPolitics/status/627796768328183808 … It’s not like Americans weren’t warned. All in the name of fighting “climate change,” of course. Has that ever really been a barrier for this administration?
  • Here’s How Many Lives Were Taken in Just 8 Armed Attacks in Gun Free Zones

    08/02/2015 10:03:46 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/02/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Calls for more gun control almost always follow a public crime or terror attack in which the attacker–or attackers–use a gun. Yet many of the most infamous attacks take place in gun free zones–places where law-abiding citizens disarm themselves to comply with the rules while criminals take advantage of disarmed masses and open fire. What follows are just a few of the many examples of shootings in gun free zones that could be listed. There is not one type of firearm that can be blamed–the weapon used was sometimes a handgun, sometimes a rifle, other times a shotgun–nor is there one...
  • Obama Appointee And Bundler Blocks More Video Releases By Group Behind Planned Parenthood Sting

    08/02/2015 7:22:33 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 14 replies
    the Federalist.com ^ | Jul 31, 2015 | Mollie Hemingway
    Obama Appointee And Bundler Blocks More Video Releases By Group Behind Planned Parenthood Sting July 31, 2015 By Mollie Hemingway A federal judge late Friday granted a temporary restraining order against the release of recordings made at an annual meeting of abortion providers. The injunction is against the Center for Medical Progress, the group that has unveiled Planned Parenthood’s participation in the sale of organs harvested from aborted children. Judge William H. Orrick, III, granted the injunction just hours after the order was requested by the National Abortion Federation. Orrick was nominated to his position by hardline abortion supporter President...