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  • An Investigative Pattern Emerges…

    12/14/2017 3:27:27 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 46 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 12/14/17 | sundance
    During a recent rally in Pensacola President Trump remarked off-the-cuff: “we have a rigged system, we really do, we have a rigged system and we’re working hard to change it“. Against the backdrop of recent revelations with the stunning politicization of the FBI and DOJ, those words ring notes of truth, and also caution. Over the past two weeks we have seen releases from the DOJ Office of Inspector General that appear to be building toward a much more consequential outcome. The corruption is jaw-dropping. The very heart of the U.S. system of Law (DOJ) and Order (FBI) is now...
  • Mexico Wants to Formalize Use of Army to Fight Crime, Alarming Rights Groups

    12/13/2017 11:27:08 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | December 14, 2017 | 12:30 AM EST | Mark Browne
    A proposed law giving the government formal powers to send the military into the streets to fight crime in Mexico faces unified opposition from human rights groups and the United Nations. The “internal security” law currently before Mexico’s Senate passed the lower house of Congress last month, pushed through by President Enrique Peña Nieto’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) party. In a statement opposing the proposed law, U.N. human rights commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said the Mexican government has been using the military to fight organized crime and drug cartels for the past decade, but without success. “Violence has...
  • Wife of DOJ Deputy Was Fusion GPS Employee, CIA Research Aid, and Applied for HAM Radio License

    12/12/2017 1:27:20 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 176 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 12/12/17 | sundance
    Sometimes a ‘Conspiracy Theory’ is not just a theory… Department of Justice Assoc. Deputy Attorney General Bruce G Ohr was demoted because he had working relationships with dossier author Christopher Steele and Fusion GPS; and -more importantly or perhaps ‘conveniently’- according to James Rosen, Bruce Ohr did not reveal his October 2016 contacts with MI6 agent Steele or Glenn Simpson (Fusion-GPS) to DOJ leadership. However, the ongoing Dossier story gets far more intriguing as it is now discovered that Bruce G Ohr’s wife, Nellie H. Ohr, actually worked for Fusion GPS and likely helped guide/script the Russian Dossier. (Link) Contacted...
  • Plumber found guilty in slaughter of San Francisco family

    12/11/2017 8:20:57 PM PST · by Pining_4_TX · 30 replies
    SFGate ^ | 12/11/17 | Evan Sernoffsky
    A 41-year-old San Francisco plumber who was on a losing streak at local casinos and faced eviction for not paying his rent was found guilty Monday of slaughtering a family of five inside their Ingleside neighborhood home after targeting them for robbery. On its seventh day of deliberations, the San Francisco Superior Court jury found Binh Thai Luc, an undocumented Vietnamese immigrant with a violent criminal past, guilty of five counts of murder in the massacre of the Lei family on March 23, 2012. ---------------------------- Before the killings, Luc was convicted in 1998 of committing an armed robbery at a...
  • U.S. deportation flight returns from Africa with all on board

    12/10/2017 4:01:04 PM PST · by vannrox · 37 replies
    ACJ ^ | 10:15 p.m Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 | Jeremy Redmon
    The government’s efforts to deport 92 Somali nationals — including some who lived in Georgia and Minnesota — did not go as planned this week, when the flight encountered some snags in Senegal and returned to the U.S. with all on board. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released statement Saturday, saying relief flight crew members were “unable to get sufficient rest due to issues with their hotel in Dakar.” “The aircraft, including the detainees and crew on board, remained parked at the airport to allow the relief crew time to rest,” ICE said in its statement. “During this time, the...
  • Chicago Judge gives woman charged in Facebook Live hate crime a shocking (light) sentence

    12/10/2017 3:51:04 PM PST · by vannrox · 2 replies
    Hotair ^ | Posted at 5:31 pm on December 9, 2017 | Rachel Mullen
    <p>The first of four adults charged in January with the hate crime of a white special needs 18-year-old has been freed on probation in what many people are likely to believe is a rather light sentence compared to the crime. Ed initially wrote about this story when it broke.</p>
  • Woman Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime in Beating of Disabled Teen on Facebook

    12/09/2017 6:59:32 AM PST · by PBRCat · 22 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | December 8, 2017 | Megan Crepau
    Chicago woman who live-streamed video of the racially charged beating of a teen with mental disabilities pleaded guilty Friday to a hate crime and was sentenced to four years of probation. Brittany Covington, 19, has been in custody since her arrest in January. Cook County Circuit Judge William Hooks banned Covington from social media over the four years, prohibited her from contact with two of her co-defendants and ordered her to do 200 hours of community service. The 19-year-old also pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and intimidation charges. As part of a plea deal, prosecutors dropped additional charges, including kidnapping....
  • Parents of suspected Tampa serial killer refuse to testify against him, lawyer says

    12/08/2017 10:50:35 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 6 | Lucia I. Suarez Sang
    The parents of the 24-year-old man accused of killing four people over a 51-day period of terror in Tampa say they will not testify against him even if it means they will face criminal charges.
  • Mysterious Cuba Embassy Attacks Left Victims With Brain Anomalies

    12/07/2017 7:05:26 AM PST · by Neoliberalnot · 34 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | Dec 6, 2017 | Avery Thompson
    Back in September, a strange mystery was unfolding in Cuba. American officials and their spouses were experiencing some kind of attack, but nobody was really sure what was going on. People experienced a wide range of symptoms, from headaches and difficulty concentrating to hearing loss and brain damage. Many reported hearing high-pitched, painful noises prior to experiencing the symptoms. Medical experts have been unable to explain what kind of weapon is affecting these officials, or even what’s wrong with them. But new results from doctors at the University of Miami and the University of Pennsylvania have provided a valuable clue:...
  • 28 arrested in DC, Maryland and Virginia as part of Blood gang-related FBI, ATF operation

    12/06/2017 3:24:42 PM PST · by markomalley · 27 replies
    WJLA ^ | 12/6/17
    More than two dozen people were arrested in DC, Maryland and Virginia Wednesday as the ATF, the FBI and local agencies teamed up for a gang-related sting operation, according to authorities. Officials say the arrests stemmed from an investigation into Blood gang-related crimes throughout the area, particularly in Northern Virginia.The ATF announced earlier Wednesday they were engaged in "ongoing law enforcement activity" from Woodbridge to Alexandria. According to authorities, "Operation Tin Panda" started this past Spring, as they investigated Blood-related crimes over the course of the year.Officials say utilizing search warrants today, officers found guns, heroin and other drugs. Before...
  • A woman disappeared after a Tinder date. Then her body was found.

    12/06/2017 12:45:49 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 31 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 5, 2017 | Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
    For weeks, Sydney Loofe’s last Tinder date has proclaimed innocence to pretty much anybody who would listen. Yes, Bailey Boswell said, the two women had swiped right on the dating app and met up. Yes, they had driven around the Lincoln, Neb., area getting acquainted and high at the same time. Yes, Loofe had been to her house. But Boswell claimed the last time they saw each other, Loofe was safe and alive, headed into a friend’s house a week before Thanksgiving. Most important, Boswell said, the claims that people had been making about foul play after the two women...
  • Pyongyang on the Prairie, Part I

    12/06/2017 5:20:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | December 6, 2017 | Michelle Malkin
    A criminal justice system that operates in the dark is arbitrary, unjust and criminal. In Oklahoma this year, a Kafkaesque set of sealed motions, secret orders and closed-door hearings completely shut out a criminal defendant, his public defenders and the public. A trial judge served as handmaiden for the prosecutors, even failing to notify the defendant and his lawyers of the kangaroo court proceedings until after they had occurred. The defendant, who is appealing his convictions and maintains his complete and actual innocence, was denied an opportunity to challenge the state's legal arguments for hiding information about a crime lab...
  • Mueller Has Subpoenaed Deutsche Bank For Information On Trump And His Family

    12/05/2017 6:00:20 AM PST · by blam · 51 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 12-5-2017 | Arno Schuetze, Reuters
    FRANKFURT, Germany — The special counsel Robert Mueller has asked Deutsche Bank to share data on accounts held by President Donald Trump and his family, a person close to the matter said on Tuesday. Germany's largest bank received a subpoena from Mueller several weeks ago to provide information on certain money and credit transactions, the person added, confirming a report by the German daily Handelsblatt published on Tuesday. Deutsche Bank, which has loaned the Trump Organization millions of dollars for real-estate ventures, said it would not comment on any of its clients. Deutsche Bank rejected demands in June by House...
  • President Trump Asks the $64,000 Question: Why Didn’t Hillary Face Charges For Lying To FBI?

    12/04/2017 9:53:28 AM PST · by x1stcav · 57 replies
    Politistick ^ | 12/4/17 | PolitiStick Team
    President Donald Trump said it was unfair that formal national security adviser Mike Flynn had his "life ruined" for lying to the FBI, the president said when speaking to reporters Monday morning. Trump blasted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for reportedly lying under oath to the FBI and not suffering any consequences, while Flynn currently faces charges for making false statements to the bureau.
  • Councilwoman Wants to Outlaw Bullet-Proof Glass [semi-satire]

    12/04/2017 9:36:33 AM PST · by John Semmens · 10 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 3 Dec 2017 | John Semmens
    Philadelphia City Councilwoman Cindy Bass is pushing an ordinance that would bar retailers from having bullet-proof glass block customers' access to store employees. The glass is common in convenience markets that serve high-crime sectors of the city. "Bullet-proof glass is an insult to minorities," Bass contends. "Lots of businesses in these same neighborhoods—barber shops and bars, for example—don't have these barriers. That's the neighborly way to run a business. If these convenience markets aren't going to be neighborly voluntarily we need to have a law that forces them." Rich Kim, whose family has owned a deli in the city for...
  • St. Louis pizza driver kills robbery suspect during delivery, police say

    12/04/2017 4:53:14 AM PST · by fungoking · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/3/17 | staff
    A St. Louis pizza driver shot and killed a 17-year-old youth who police said was one of two suspects trying to rob him during a delivery Thursday night. Police identified the dead man as Lavon Courtney Jr., the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. One suspect struck the driver on the head with a firearm, then ran back to his vehicle while shooting, police told St. Louis' Fox 2. The pizza driver returned fire with his own weapon, striking one suspect and prompting the other to flee, the report said. The delivery driver called police after arriving back at the pizza shop,...
  • Sunday Funnies: Barack Obama Said WHAT Regarding American Leadership?!

    12/04/2017 2:01:13 AM PST · by x1stcav · 23 replies
    Victory Girls Blog ^ | 12/3/17 | Lisa Carr
    When it comes to “leadership”, Barack Obama knows what he’s talking about. (We know you can feel the sarcasm dripping off of those words, right?) After his eight year party-on-the-White House lawn, Obama is still jet-setting around the world and offering up his take on our current administration. BHO flew to Paris to speak at an invitation-only event organized by a network of communications professionals known as the Napoleons. He lunched with President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee palace. And although Obama did not mention President Donald Trump by name (of course, he wouldn’t dare sully his tongue), who announced...
  • Klukowski: Make Crimes by Illegal Aliens Federal Crimes, Override Sanctuary Cities

    12/03/2017 11:34:42 PM PST · by · 27 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3 Dec 2017 | Ken Klukowski
    <p>One way to stop injustices like the acquittal of Kate Steinle's killer is for Congress to make violent acts committed by illegal aliens federal crimes, which would empower the U.S. Department of Justice to prosecute them in federal court.</p> <p>Millions of Americans are outraged that a local jury refused to convict Jose Zarate for killing young Kate Steinle. Some question the effectiveness of the county prosecutor. All Zarate was convicted of was illegally possessing a firearm. Zarate was charged and prosecuted under California state law.</p>
  • Man Deported 20 Times Sentenced to 35 Years for Sexual Assault

    12/03/2017 3:20:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies ^ | December 3, 2017 | Timothy Meads
    Sergio Martinez has been deported to Mexico by United States authorities 20 times, but he keeps coming back and keeps committing crimes. But, the illegal alien was finally sentenced in Oregon on Friday, after agreeing to plea deal on charges including, sexual assault, burglary, and kidnapping.Martinez, age 31, will spend 35 years in prison and register as a sex offender. Townhall previously reported on his heinous sexual assault on a 65-year-old woman.  “Sergio Martinez entered a 65-year-old Portland woman's home through an open window the morning of July 24 and "calmly and quietly" ordered her to the floor. He then...
  • POLL: Should sanctuary cities be liable for illegal alien crimes?

    12/03/2017 12:32:37 PM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 49 replies
    POLL: Should sanctuary cities be liable for illegal alien crimes?NoYesI'm not sure