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  • Greece tows migrant-packed ship to safety off Crete+ (Camp of the Saints 2014)

    A Greek frigate has towed a disabled cargo ship packed with 700 migrants to safety just off the island of Crete on Thursday, in one of the biggest sea rescues mounted by the Mediterranean nation, coastguard officials said. The Kiribati-flagged MV Baris issued a distress call on Tuesday after developing engine problems 30 nautical miles (45 km) southeast of Crete. A Greek frigate dispatched to the scene spent over 24 hours fighting off strong winds and waves to tow the ship close to the southeastern port of Ierapetra, where boats had begun transferring migrants to the town. "The coastguard has...
  • Cameron accused of 'total failure' on immigration

    11/27/2014 8:27:46 PM PST · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11/27/2014 | BBC
    New figures show a "total failure" by David Cameron to reach his target of cutting migration to less than 100,000, says UKIP's Nigel Farage. He told the BBC it had "never been a genuine pledge" because the UK's EU membership meant "we have a total open door to nearly half a billion people". The prime minister's spokesman said immigration from outside the EU was down and more would be done. But Labour said the PM had made a promise with "no idea" how to keep it..... The Office of National Statistics said on Thursday that 583,000 people moved to the...
  • NFL'S SMARTEST MAN WRITES INTERNET'S SMARTEST FERGUSON REACTION

    11/27/2014 8:26:04 PM PST · by Bratch · 34 replies
    Breitbart Sports ^ | November 27, 2014 | Daniel J. Flynn
    New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson scored a 48 on the Wonderlic test, making him, along with Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, the smartest guy in the NFL according to the predraft intelligence gauge. Anyone doubting the man's brains, or the test's ability to judge them, should immediately read Watson's observations--before you read anything more here--on the killing of Michael Brown, the backlash against Darren Wilson, the looting in Ferguson, and so much more. Watson posted a piece on Facebook outlining the range of contradictory emotions the Missouri grand jury's decision unleashed in him. It's insightful. It's provocative. It's...
  • Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Will Never Police Again, His Lawyer Says

    11/27/2014 7:31:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 146 replies
    NBC News ^ | November 27, 2014
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who killed unarmed teen Michael Brown in August, setting off months of protests, will likely never be a law enforcement officer again, his lawyer said in an interview with NBC station KSDK. "Realistically speaking, Darren will never be a police officer again, and he understands that," attorney Jim Towey said. "Going forward it will be school, and trying to carve out a new niche, new career, for he and his family." There were violent protests this week in the St. Louis suburb after a grand jury declined to indict Wilson in Brown's death...
  • Two Black Panther Members Unable To Buy Bombs Because EBT Card Didn’t Have Enough Money

    11/27/2014 6:49:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 27, 2014 | Katie Frates, associate editor
    Two men affiliated with the New Black Panther Party allegedly planned to murder Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson and St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch and bomb the Gateway Arch. In an undercover police sting, the two bought a pipe bomb, and intended to buy two more but couldn’t afford it until one man’s girlfriend’s Electronic Benefit Transfer card was refilled, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Ali Davis, who go by the names Brandon Muhammad and Ali, were indicted last week on weapons charges when Baldwin purchased two hi-point .45-caliber pistols intended for someone...
  • Angry driver pushes student protester on blocked I-5

    11/27/2014 6:16:17 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 75 replies
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  • TAXPAYERS FUNDING TERRORISM THROUGH BENEFITS FRAUD

    11/27/2014 6:03:40 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 27, 2014 | by OLIVER LANE
    Taxpayers' own money is being used against them, as the government doles it out in benefits to fraudulent claimers who use it to fund terrorism, the metropolitan police's counter terrorism unit has revealed. Assistant Commissioner Terri Nicholson said terrorists were becoming ever more “innovative” in their attempts to smuggle much needed cash to their colleagues abroad in places like Syria and Iraq. She said as well as engaging in complex fraud, terror funding gangs often used women to smuggle large amounts of money abroad in the belief they were less likely to arouse suspicion. Nicholson said: “We are seeing a...
  • Why blacks are urging a Black Friday boycott

    11/27/2014 5:36:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 87 replies
    CNN ^ | November 27, 2014 | Soledad O'Brien and Rose Arce
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Once again, the streets are electric with anger after a white police officer evades charges for fatally shooting a black man. Sirens screech and wood batons push back marchers protesting from Missouri to New York to Los Angeles. This time the cadence of "No Justice, No Peace" has been replaced with "Hand's Up. Don't Shoot." But there was another sign raised above the crowd in a recent protest in New York: "Doing Nothing with Saying Nothing. Changes Nothing." The mathematics of this one are clear. Something's gotta give. A loose network led by African Americans in the film and arts...
  • Why Ferguson Should Matter to Asian-Americans

    11/27/2014 5:05:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | November 26, 2014 | Jack Linshi
    Ferguson isn’t simply black versus white. A peculiar Vine floated around social media Monday evening following the grand jury announcement in Ferguson, Mo. The short video shows an Asian-American shopkeeper standing in his looted store, with a hands-in-his-pockets matter-of-factness and a sad slump to his facial expression. “Are you okay, sir?” an off-screen cameraman asks. “Yes,” the storeowner says, dejectedly. The clip is only a few seconds, but it highlights the question of where Asian-Americans stand in the black and white palette often used to paint incidents like Ferguson. In the story of a white cop’s killing of a black...
  • Illegal immigrants could receive Social Security, Medicare under Obama action

    11/26/2014 2:40:04 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 42 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 15 Nov 14 | Karen Tumulty
    Under President Obama’s new program to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, many of those affected will be eligible to receive Social Security, Medicare and a wide array of other federal benefits, a White House official said Tuesday. In his speech Thursday night, the president touted his plan as a means of bringing accountability to a broken immigration system, under which 11 million or more people are estimated to be living in this country illegally. “We’re going to offer the following deal: If you’ve with been in America more than five years. If you have children who are American citizens...
  • Walmart greeters face-to-face with a gun

    11/27/2014 3:06:17 PM PST · by digger48 · 80 replies
    wthr ^ | Nov 26, 2014 | Jennie Runevitch
    INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Metro Police are searching for a pair of thieves who pulled a gun on a greeter at a local Walmart store. Surveillance cameras got a good look at the people responsible and investigators hope that leads to a break in the case. Police say the two thieves stole from a Walmart and threatened employees with a gun. The store near 73rd and Keystone does have surveillance and cameras captured images of the suspects. "So that's the two that did it?" asked shopper Tajuanea Dobbins. "That's scary to hear, yeah. That is scary to hear something like that."...
  • Ferguson and conflicting statements: Is it Time to use LIE DETECTOR [RICO]

    11/27/2014 2:27:05 PM PST · by topher · 33 replies
    Various | 27-November-2014 | Vanity
    There are conflicting reports on what happened between Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown. One group of eyewitnesses claim that Michael Brown 'charged' Officer Wilson, leaving him no choice but to defend himself. Another group claim that Michael Brown raised his hands to surrender. Then there is the report by Police Officer Darren Wilson of the incident. If it can be shown that one group or the other is LYING, it might stop the violence. It might also bring peace to this country. RICO could be invoked as a reason to administer the LIE DETECTOR test....
  • OBAMA'S LAWLESS AMNESTY TESTS OUR REPUBLIC

    11/27/2014 1:32:33 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 16 replies
    boston.com ^ | November 24, 2014 | By Tom Fitton
    Honest Americans are still gasping from President Obama’s speech last week announcing his own amnesty program, based on no legal authority, for at least five million illegal aliens. I recently warned you about Obama’s amnesty assault on our nation. Self-government, elections, laws, and other essential aspects of our constitutional system seem of little concern to the corrupt leader of this gangster administration. Judicial Watch will continue to take the lead in exposing and stopping this lawlessness. Judicial Watch is considering major litigation to stop Obama’s dictatorial amnesty agenda. We will keep moving forward toward accountability and won’t wait for Congress...
  • Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies (LOL reading!)

    11/27/2014 1:03:44 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 61 replies
    AP ^ | 27 Nov 14 | HOLBROOK MOHR, DAVID A. LIEB and PHILLIP LUCAS
    Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all. An Associated Press review of thousands of pages of grand jury documents reveals numerous examples of statements made during the shooting investigation that were inconsistent, fabricated or provably wrong. For one, the autopsies ultimately showed Brown was not struck by any bullets in his back. Prosecutors exposed these inconsistencies before...
  • IMPEACH - Obama's executive order allows illegal aliens to destroy America's soul

    11/27/2014 12:32:47 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 20 replies
    Renew America ^ | November 23, 2014 | By Kevin Fobbs
    Are we stupid or what? Did our parents, and grandparents and great grandparents just simply get it wrong about our nation and its values. Did the greatest generation, who fought against Nazism and tyranny, sacrifice and die on foreign soil so that our American Dream and its values and principles could simply become a joke? This is what has befallen the nation since Obama took the oath of office as president of the United States. Now he stabs the nation in its heart and soul with an Executive Order that allows millions of illegal alien immigrants to become unofficial-official citizens....
  • Alleged plot included bombing Arch, killing St. Louis County prosecutor, Ferguson chief

    11/27/2014 12:02:51 PM PST · by tje · 11 replies
    St Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | 11/27/2014 | Christine Byers Robert Patrick
    ST. LOUIS • Two men indicted last week on federal weapons charges allegedly had plans to bomb the Gateway Arch — and to kill St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch and Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson — the Post-Dispatch has learned. Sources close to the investigation were uncertain whether the men had the capability to carry out the plans, although the two allegedly did buy what they thought was a pipe bomb in an undercover law enforcement sting.
  • Ferguson: In Defense of Rioting (Time Magazine Defends Assault, Looting, and Vandalism)

    11/27/2014 12:00:33 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 56 replies
    Time ^ | November 25, 2014 | Darlena Cunha
    The violent protests in Ferguson, Mo., are part of the American experience. Peaceful protesting is a luxury only available to those safely in mainstream culture. When a police officer shoots a young, unarmed black man in the streets, then does not face indictment, anger in the community is inevitable. It’s what we do with that anger that counts. In such a case, is rioting so wrong?
  • Officer David Smith died when an enraged perp reached into his police car, got his gun, and shot him

    11/27/2014 11:57:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/27/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    But for his willingness to use deadly force, Darren Wilson might be as dead today as his brother law enforcement officer, David Wilson, of the Johnson City, NY Police. William Jacobson of Legal Insurrection reminds us of the largely forgotten incident in which a peace officer died only a few months prior to the death of Michael Brown, strong arm robber, now being lionized by some as a hero and martyr. A reader from this area (Johnson City is about 45 minutes from Ithaca) forwarded me the link, writing: “I had forgotten about this event very close to home...
  • Los Angeles councilman urges commemoration of Watts Riots

    11/27/2014 11:50:46 AM PST · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | November 27, 2014 | Rick Orlov
    As protests continue to sweep across the country following the Grand Jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., a Los Angeles official is calling for the city to commemorate the Watts Riots of 50 years ago. Councilman Bernard Parks has introduced a resolution asking the city to begin planning to mark “this historic event….considered by many to be a key turning point in the local African-American civil rights movement.”
  • Ira Hansen, ousted Assembly speaker, not guilty in trapping case

    11/27/2014 8:28:06 AM PST · by redreno · 3 replies
    Embattled Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen was found innocent after facing a misdemeanor charge of illegally setting animal traps. A New River Township Justice Court judge ruled that Hansen was not guilty of a misdemeanor when he set four animal traps known as snares within 200 feet of public roadways in Churchill County. The decision caps what’s been a yearlong battle and difficult month for Hansen, a Sparks lawmaker who recently stepped down as the Assembly speaker-elect. In November 2013, the Nevada Department of Wildlife spotted Hansen removing traps that were within the 200-foot limit. The department assembled a case and...
  • [VIDEO] Multiple arrests at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after protesters target route

    11/27/2014 7:56:09 AM PST · by redreno · 38 replies
    http://pix11.com ^ | Updated at 10:51am, November 27, 2014 | by Jeremy Tanner
    NEW YORK (PIX11) - Police arrested multiple people at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday after a protesters broke from their designated route and clashed with officers. Seven people were arrested, according to the NYPD after a group of people tried to overturn a trash can and run toward the parade route.
  • Libya Diner Bombed After Graphic Video On Social Media (Darwin Candidate Award Alert)

    11/27/2014 7:55:50 AM PST · by goldstategop · 14 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11/27/2014 | BBC News
    A fast-food restaurant in Tripoli was bombed on Wednesday night after a video shared on social media showed a migrant worker defiling food in its kitchen. In the video, a worker masturbated over food and said he was "putting HIV sperm" in the meals.
  • Ferguson essay by Saints tight end Ben Watson strikes chord on social media

    11/27/2014 7:22:22 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 30 replies
    While Saints tight end Benjamin Watson may not always be the spotlight during a football game, his presence is well known -- even more so after the tight end took to social media to weigh in on the conflict happening in Ferguson, Missouri. Watson, 33, wrote a passionate post following Monday night's prime-time game against the Baltimore Ravens about the emotions he is feeling in light of the St. Louis County grand jury's decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. "At some point while I was playing or preparing to play Monday Night Football,...
  • Marc Lamont Hill on Ferguson Riots: "This Is What Democracy Looks Like"

    11/27/2014 7:14:23 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 60 replies
    DON LEMON, CNN: First With Marc Lamont Hill, let's talk. You are in New York City. The gentleman there, he said he is up in Harlem. He's marching. He said listen, this generation, we have a voice and they don't want police brutality. He's got to get back to Staten Island. That's another issue. But we're looking, you know, at the protesters there. Is this a generational thing? Is this a young people's movement, Marc Lamont Hill? MARC LAMONT HILL, CNN POLITICAL COMMENTATOR: It absolutely is. You know, Dr. King used to say when dogs bite us in Birmingham, we...
  • This #Ferguson Area Strip Mall Didn’t Get Looted Last Night, Can You Guess Why?

    11/27/2014 7:03:53 AM PST · by doug from upland · 46 replies
    Back in August during the first round of riots in Ferguson a strip mall was saved from looting and destruction by a brave group of men (pictured above) armed with guns: Nobody is robbing St. Louis Ink Tattoo Studio anytime soon. Or County Guns, for that matter. The two north county businesses share a storefront in a Florissant strip mall less than ten minute drive from the epicenter of last night’s riots in Ferguson. After nightfall, what began as a community’s peaceful demonstration against the Ferguson Police Department’s shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown turned increasingly violent. Crowds plundered...
  • The One Battle Michael Brown’s Family Will Win

    11/27/2014 6:58:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    TIME ^ | 11/27/2014 | Josh Sanburn
    Body-worn cameras are poised to become standard for police around the U.S. after the tragedy in Ferguson In the fevered moments after the grand jury’s decision not to charge Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the family of the slain 18-year-old released a statement pleading for peace — and urging people to join their campaign to get police around the nation to wear cameras. “We need to work together to fix the system that allowed this to happen,” the statement read. “Join with us in our campaign to ensure that every police officer...
  • Mitt Romney: Republicans Should 'Swallow Hard,' Pass 'Permanent' Amnesty Bill

    11/27/2014 6:42:56 AM PST · by Cheerio · 245 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Nov 2014 | Tony Lee
    Former Massachusetts Governor and failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney believes Republicans should "swallow hard" and pass a permanent amnesty bill in the wake of President Barack Obama's executive amnesty that even Romney conceded would encourage more illegal immigrants to enter the country.
  • The 2014 Cato Institute Surveillance Conference

    11/27/2014 6:36:34 AM PST · by Zuben Elgenubi · 5 replies
    Cato.org ^ | December 12, 2014 | The Cato Institute
    Never in human history have people been more connected than they are today — nor have they been more thoroughly monitored. Over the past year, the disclosures spurred by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have drawn public attention to the stunning surveillance capabilities of the American intelligence community, and the unprecedented volume of data they collect from hundreds of millions of people around the world. But the growth of government surveillance is by no means restricted to spies: Even ordinary law enforcement agencies increasingly employ sophisticated tracking technologies, from face recognition software to “Stingray” devices that can locate...
  • Oath Keepers Guarding Businesses in Ferguson, Mo: Calling on Volunteers to Assist

    11/27/2014 6:02:49 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 26 November, 2014 | Oathkeepers
    Calling all skilled veterans and patriots! We need your help in Ferguson, Missouri. Business owners carry so called “assault weapons” to protect their stores from looters in Ferguson, Missouri Oath Keepers Ferguson, Mo - -(Ammoland.com)- Oath Keepers has a Security Team on the ground right now, in Ferguson, guarding businesses.That team is led by local Oath Keepers, including retired Missouri police. last night, that team secured four local businesses after the riots erupted, and will do so again tonight, and as long as it takes, but they need your help! (See below for list of skills needed, and how to connect...
  • Grand jury declines to indict three officers in March 9 shooting death of teen...

    11/27/2014 5:44:00 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    KYTX-TV ^ | 11/20/14
    A Gregg County grand jury declined to return indictments against three officers involved in the shooting of Justin Aguilar on March 9, 2014. The grand jury's decision means that under Texas law no criminal charges will be filed. Aguilar died from wounds sustained after he was shot by Longview police following a gun battle with officers.
  • Thank a White Male

    11/27/2014 5:28:02 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 30 replies
    Do you like internal combustion engines? Thank a few white men. (Jean Lenoir, Nikolaus Otto, Karl Benz, Rudolf Diesel, Gottlieb Daimler, Emil Jellinek, Henry Ford among others.) Are you a fan of flush toilets and indoor plumbing? Thank white males Alexander Cumming, Thomas Twyford, and Isaiah Rogers Toilet paper? Thank Joseph Gayetty, W.M. How about washing machines and dryers? Thank white males Alva Fisher and J. Ross Moore. “When you’ve got your health, you’ve got just about everything” ran the tag-line in a famous Geritol commercial from the 1970s, and the guys we most have reason to be grateful for...
  • Police: Cab Driver Arrested For Raping Client

    11/27/2014 4:43:32 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 11/26/14
    A Fort Lauderdale Yellow Cab driver stood in front of a judge Wednesday for allegedly kidnapping and raping his client. A 37-year-old woman visiting from Canada told Fort Lauderdale police on October 9th, at 12:30 a.m., she and a friend were picked up by a cab in the area of the 2400 block of E Sunrise Blvd. Investigators said when the women were in the cab they stopped at an ATM to withdraw money because driver Max Raphael, 29, refused to accept a credit card. When the friend stepped out at NE 3rd Ave. and NE 1st St., Raphael reportedly...
  • Machete-Wielding Robbers Arrested

    11/27/2014 4:34:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    NBC MIAMI ^ | 11/26/14
    Hollywood Police have arrested a pair of robbers who they believe stormed into a Sunoco gas station last night armed with a machete to take money from a game full of spare change. Police said they arrested Kevon Michael-Dean Mowatt, 21, and Jeremy Daye Gordon Toylor, 24, on charges for the robbery. Mowatt was charged with robbery with a deadly weapon while Toylor faces charges of robbery with a deadly weapon, resisting without violence, and probation violation. The robber armed with the machete slammed it into the glass case of the machine twice to break it open. As his accomplice...
  • Bloods

    Bloods The Bloods gang originated in the streets of Los Angeles in the 1970s as a response to the Crips and the violence they imposed on the streets. In the 1980s, driven by profits from the distribution of crack cocaine, the ranks of the Bloods swelled, inducing many “entrepreneurial” members to migrate to other cities to set up new markets. The glorification of “gangster life” through movies such as “Colors” also encouraged youth throughout the country to emulate the Bloods culture, symbols and colors. [....] Identification The most common identifiers for Blood members include colors, clothing, symbols, jewelry, tattoos, and...
  • MO Governor ‘Punished’ Ferguson For Refusing to Fire Darren Wilson, Tom Jackson

    11/27/2014 4:06:46 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 45 replies
    gotnews ^ | November 25, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    Governor Jay Nixon refused to give Ferguson National Guard protection to punish them for refusing to fire Darren Wilson and chief of police Tom Jackson, Gotnews.com has learned.
  • Here Are All The Not So Peaceful Protestors Arrested in #Ferguson

    11/27/2014 4:01:35 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 33 replies
    gotnews ^ | November 25, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    Gotnews.com has obtained a list of the names of all those arrested for looting, rioting in Ferguson. Contrary to several press reports, the overwhelming majority of the alleged criminals come from the Ferguson or St. Louis-area. Many come from the Ferguson projects.
  • BREAKING: Cops: #MichaelBrown Stepfather Inciting #Ferguson Race Riot is Blood Gangbanger

    11/27/2014 3:57:45 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 23 replies
    gotnews ^ | November 26, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    Gotnews.com has finally confirmed that Louis Head, the stepfather of Michael Brown, is a member of the Bloods gang. Through text messages a top-ranked Ferguson cop confirmed that Head and the Brown family are members of the notorious street gang. Head called for Ferguson to riot.
  • Leftists Willing to Fight to the Last Drop of Black Blood

    11/27/2014 3:03:34 AM PST · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | November 27, 2014 | Ann Coulter
    The riot in Ferguson reminds me, I hate criminals, but I hate liberals more. They planned this riot. They stoked the fire, lied about the evidence and produced a made-to-order riot.
  • Nat'l Bar Assoc., country's largest black attorneys group, calls for federal charges against Wilson

    11/27/2014 2:12:54 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    The Birmingham News ^ | November 26, 2014 | Leada Gore
    The nation's largest group of African-American attorneys and judges is calling for federal charges to the filed against the police officer cleared in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager. The National Bar Association released a statement questioning the lack of an indictment against Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson. A 12-member grand jury declined to indict Wilson, and some groups are pressing the White House to move forward with a Civil Rights investigation. Attorney General Eric Holder told NPR there is not a timeline for the federal investigation but said they "will be conducted rigorously and in a timely...
  • Darren Wilson Switched Homes, Preferred Dark Movie Theaters to Avoid Detection

    11/27/2014 1:40:40 AM PST · by BunnySlippers · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/26/14
    "He's had to learn to live in a way that makes him completely unnoticeable. As a consequence, there are several techniques that he utilizes that make that happen," Bruntrager said without elaborating. "It's an odd way to live your life. But for him, it's all about his family." Except for his getting married last month, Bruntrager told The Washington Post newspaper on Wednesday that Wilson mostly stayed out of the public eye. Wilson preferred going to the movies because it was dark, Bruntrager told the paper, jokingly saying that the officer "crossed dressed a lot."
  • Oath Keepers Guarding Businesses in Ferguson, Missouri: Calling on Volunteers to Assist

    11/26/2014 7:56:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Oathkeepers ^ | November 25, 2014
    Calling all skilled veterans and patriots! We need your help in Ferguson, Missouri. Oath Keepers has a Security Team on the ground right now, in Ferguson, guarding businesses. That team is lead by local Oath Keepers, including retired Missouri police. last night, that team secured four local businesses after the riots erupted, and will do so again tonight, and as long as it takes, but they need your help! (See below for list of skills needed, and how to connect with the team).Little Caesars Pizza on Fire in Ferguson Last Night. More Arson ExpectedThe Oath Keepers Ferguson Security Team needs...
  • # Mike Brown Street Rebels Hope to Turn Violent Protests Into Political Movement (Like the TEA Party

    11/27/2014 1:11:43 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 26, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    RbG Black Rebels, the terror group that put a bounty on Officer Darren Wilson’s head, is hoping the #FTP ([expletive] the police?) will turn into a large political movement like the Obama-hating Tea Party.Of course, we all know who they will caucus with. RbG Black Rebels which calls itself a “Political Action Group and Urban Militia” posted photos of the 7.62 and 9mm ammo they stockpiled in anticipation of the St. Louis County Michael Brown decision.The radical group also threatened Ferguson business owners. RbG Black Rebels @BlackRebels_Stl If any store owner in Ferg/Stl shoots or harms any protesters i promise...
  • Scotty McMillan Light Up the Night remembrance set for Thanksgiving

    11/26/2014 9:36:17 PM PST · by beaversmom · 4 replies
    ABC 7 Chicago News ^ | November 26, 2014
    A Norristown, Pa., resident has continued a campaign to remember a little boy who was violently killed and raise awareness of child abuse. Jeff Messantonio is encouraging Facebook users to participate across the country in another Light Up the Night for Scotty remembrance Thursday. Jillian Tait, the mother of Scotty McMillan, and her boyfriend Gary Fellenbaum were charged earlier in the month with the torture murder of the 3-year-old. "Its time to wake up and do something about child abuse, and the time is now. So in honor of little scotty, please join us on November 27th and light a...
  • AP: Surging Black Friday Sales Put Guns In Hands Of Wrong People

    11/26/2014 9:06:29 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | November 26, 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    Two days before Black Friday—a day that has come to be identified with record-breaking gun sales—the Associated Press is claiming that surging sales on November 28 will put guns in the hands of the wrong people. Even though the people who buy guns at retail stores go through a background check before doing so, the AP suggests the background check system we've had in place since the 1990s is too porous, allowing too many prohibited persons to buy a gun. According to the AP, "512 gun sales a day" take place to people who shouldn't be able to buy a...
  • New phone scam targets pro-lifers with fake donation request

    11/26/2014 8:44:42 PM PST · by Morgana · 21 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Nov 25, 2014 | Nancy Flanders
    Vermont Right to Life Committee Treasurer Sharon Toborg emailed a warning to pro-life Vermonters this week asking them to be careful of who they trust on the telephone. It seems that someone has been calling pro-lifers in the state claiming to be from “the Pro-Life Committee” or the “National Pro-Life Committee”. The caller is asking for donations by telephone to help the pro-life movement, however, it is definitely not a call from the Vermont Right to Life Committee (VRLC) or the National Right to Life Committee, which the VRLC is affiliated with. Toborg says VRLC has not solicited funds by...
  • It’s Incredibly Rare For A Grand Jury To Do What Ferguson’s Just Did

    11/26/2014 7:45:54 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Five Thirty Eight Politics ^ | 11/25/2014 | BEN CASSELMAN
    A St. Louis County grand jury on Monday decided not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the August killing of teenager Michael Brown. The decision wasn’t a surprise — leaks from the grand jury had led most observers to conclude an indictment was unlikely — but it was unusual. Grand juries nearly always decide to indict. Or at least, they nearly always do so in cases that don’t involve police officers. Former New York state Chief Judge Sol Wachtler famously remarked that a prosecutor could persuade a grand jury to “indict a ham sandwich.” The data suggests...
  • EXCLUSIVE: The one woman who Bill Cosby admits he cheated with says 'he drugged and raped me

    11/26/2014 7:16:09 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 23 replies
    The only woman that disgraced comic Bill Cosby admits cheating with has come forward to accuse him of drugging and raping her too. And she claims that her daughter, Autumn Jackson, who was jailed in 1998 for trying to extort Cosby for $40 million, was a child of that rape. Shawn Brown says the rape happened despite her being willing to have sex with him. 'Looking back, I think it was probably because I wasn't as freaky in bed as he liked without being drugged,' three-times-married Brown told MailOnline in an exclusive interview at her home in San Antonio,Texas. Read...
  • Body found amid violent Ferguson protests investigated as homicide: police

    11/26/2014 7:13:22 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 49 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/26/14 | NINA GOLGOWSKI
    DeAndre Joshua, 20, was found dead inside of a parked car just hours after a wave of violence and destruction washed over the surrounding St. Louis area. His family says they are positive his death is tied to the demonstrations over a grand jury's decision not to indict Michael Brown's killer. Police are investigating the death of a man found inside of a parked car, a couple blocks from where Missouri teen Michael Brown was killed in August, as a homicide, according to a local report. The body of 20-year-old DeAndre Joshua, who was identified by his family to USA...
  • In Darren Wilson's Testimony, Familiar Themes About Black Men

    11/26/2014 7:09:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    National Public Radio's Code Switch ^ | November 26, 2014 | Frederica Boswell and Amruta Trivedi
    After Michael Brown was shot dead in August, his mother, Leslie McSpadden, said, "My son was sweet. He didn't mean any harm to anybody." He was, she said, "a gentle giant." But when police officer Darren Wilson fired the shot that ended Brown's life, he saw things differently. "I felt like a five-year-old holding onto Hulk Hogan," he said in his testimony to the grand jury. "That's just how big he felt and how small I felt." Wilson said "the only way" he could describe Brown's "intense aggressive face" was that it looked like "a demon." He feared for his...
  • Kenan Ivery, accused of killing Akron police officer Justin Winebrenner, pleads not guilty

    11/26/2014 7:08:35 PM PST · by RonPaulLives · 6 replies
    Newsnet 5 Cleveland ^ | 11/18/2014 | Colleen Seitz
    KRON, Ohio - The man accused of shooting Akron police officer Justin Winebrenner pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. Kenan Ivery, 35, had a special hearing Monday , where no bond was set. He was arraigned Tuesday morning on murder charges. The courtroom was filled with officers, including Akron Police Chief James Nice. Police said Ivery shot Officer Justin Winebrenner at Papa Don's Pub in Akron after he was asked by the staff to leave the bar for being unruly. Officers said Ivery went to his car and returned armed with a gun. Investigators said Ivery shot five people, including Winebrenner,...