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  • Hillary raises Huma Abedin’s profile within campaign as controversies swirl

    10/02/2015 7:09:39 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 15 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 1, 2015 | S.A. Miller
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has undertaken another mission with her presidential campaign: to rehabilitate the battered image of longtime aide and confidante Huma Abedin. The steps Mrs. Clinton has taken to raise the profile of Ms. Abedin in the campaign include using her prominently in a fundraising email and deploying her to Twitter for the first time. The email featuring Ms. Abedin was released with the subject line, “I believe in Hillary — do you? It was the first time that Ms. Abedin, who serves as vice chairwoman of Hillary for America but remains mostly behind the scenes, stepped out to...
  • Steps in the Federal Criminal Process (David Kendall, pick up the Hillary red phone)

    09/28/2015 12:42:55 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 7 replies
    Important steps in the federal criminal process: 1.Investigation 2.Charging 3.Initial Hearing/Arraignment 4.Discovery 5.Plea Bargaining 6.Preliminary Hearing 7.Pre-Trial Motions 8.Trial 9.Post-Trial Motions 10.Sentencing 11.Appeal
  • Yes, Hillary Clinton Broke the Law

    09/27/2015 8:30:55 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 34 replies
    ny post ^ | 9-27-15 | Cuccenili
    Since there has been much evasion and obfuscation about Hillary Rodham Clinton’s e-mail use, it seems appropriate to step back and simply review what we know in light of the law. It’s also instructive to compare Clinton’s situation to arguably the most famous case of our time related to the improper handling of classified materials, namely, the case of Gen. David Petraeus. Instead of turning his journals — so-called “black books” — over to the Defense Department or CIA when he left either of those organizations, Petraeus kept them at his home — an unsecure location — and provided them...
  • U.S. support for Syria rebels illegal, Putin says ahead of Obama meeting

    09/27/2015 8:55:24 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 36 replies
    MSN ^ | 9-27-2015 | Jack Stubbs and Denis Dyomkin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday branded U.S. support for rebel forces in Syria as illegal and ineffective, saying U.S.-trained rebels were leaving to join Islamic State with weapons supplied by Washington. In an interview with U.S. networks recorded ahead of a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama, Putin said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad deserved international support as he was fighting terrorist organizations. Obama and Putin are scheduled to talk on Monday after Putin addresses the United Nations, although White House and Kremlin officials have disagreed on what the two leaders will discuss and even who initiated the meeting. "In...
  • Hillary Clinton says she would love to debate Donald Trump

    09/10/2015 1:40:48 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 32 replies
    dispatch dot com ^ | sept 2015
    By Darrel Rowland & Dina Berliner The Columbus Dispatch • Thursday September 10, 2015 1:52 PM 246 18 533 Hillary Clinton told an adoring Columbus crowd of 500 that she “would love” to debate Donald Trump. Although she did not mention the Republican billionaire by name, she noted “one particular candidate who just seems to delight in insulting women every chance he gets.” Trump has created controversy by criticizing women from Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly to GOP presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina. Clinton did not allude to new polls showing her behind Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders, a senator from Vermont,...
  • Washington Post: It might be time for Hillary Clinton to start panicking

    The latest piece of bad news for Hillary Rodham Clinton came in the form of a Quinnipiac poll out of Iowa on Thursday morning: Bernie Sanders, 41 percent and Clinton, 40 percent. Clinton, a presidential candidate, has dropped 11 points in two months in the state and now one in three self-identified Democrats say she is not honest or trustworthy. The poll numbers come just days after NBC and Marist College released twin surveys in Iowa and New Hampshire that also spelled trouble for Clinton. She led Sanders in Iowa 38 percent to 27 percent — less than half her...
  • 3 illegal immigrants charged in shooting death of 17-year-old high school student

    09/06/2015 5:03:10 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/05/2015 | staff
    Three illegal immigrants were charged Saturday in connection with the murder of a 17-year-old Virginia high school student who was gunned down on his way to a bus stop Friday morning. According to The Washington Post, Danny Centeno-Miranda, who attended Park View High in Loudoun County, was about 50 yards from the school bus stop when he was shot twice in the back. Centeno-Miranda, who moved to Virginia from his native El Salvador to live with relatives in 2013, died later at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
  • The Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage into National Platform

    08/29/2015 10:09:00 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 53 replies
    The Democratic Party on Friday adopted a call to raise the minimum wage to $15/hr as part of their established party platform heading into the 2016 election season. The move further polarizes the progressive wing of the party by moving them further to the left of both the Republican Party, and corporate centrist Democrats such as Hillary Clinton. In response to the Democratic Party’s vote, Terrence Wise, a Kansas City, Mo. McDonald’s and Burger King Worker and member of the National Organizing Committee of the Fight for $15, issued the following statement.
  • State ethics board examining Martin O'Malley's purchase of mansion furniture [Maryland]

    08/30/2015 8:58:46 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 16 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | August 29, 2015 | Doug Donovan
    An assistant attorney general asked Friday for a state ethics commission ruling on whether former Gov. Martin O'Malley's purchase of furniture from the governor's mansion violated rules regarding state-owned property. When O'Malley and his family moved out of the mansion in January, they left with most of its taxpayer-purchased furnishings — 54 items that he bought at steep discounts because every piece had been declared "junk" by his administration. O'Malley and his wife, Baltimore District Judge Catherine Curran O'Malley, paid $9,638 for armoires, beds, chairs, desks, lamps, mirrors, ottomans, tables and other items that originally cost taxpayers $62,000, according to...
  • DFU SONG: Lying (yep, Hillary --- can someone perform this and make it go viral?)

    08/26/2015 2:50:24 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 6 replies
    If someone can perform this, I will do a youtube with graphics. MIDI FILE HERE: You thought be President…it was self-evident But it’s coming undone…and you have had your fun Now it’s time to go away Four Benghazi dead…we heard what you said And you’ve been ly-i-i-i-ing all the time Ly-i-i-i-ing all the time The truth we all know…it was not that video And you’ve been lying, lying, lying, lying Easy to understand…all the flames you had fanned While you were lying That’s enough, Hillary…your job was security But In your secret email…you’d hide epic fail That’s what this...
  • Hillary surrogate admits: "We all understand Hillary Clinton is held to different standards"

    08/24/2015 3:37:29 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 30 replies
    youtube ^ | AUG 2015 DFU COMMENTS ON THE CLIP: Begin watching at about the four minute mark. No one has made a big deal yet about this interview on FOX NEWS. Buttgirl Ellen Tauscher, who had a face as tight as Nancy Pelosi's actually admitted what we have been saying for decades --- "We all understand Hillary Clinton is held to different standards." This clip should be used by Trump.
  • A question concerning state's power.

    08/23/2015 8:55:06 AM PDT · by LouAvul · 25 replies
    An Arizona sheriff took Dr. Carson for a helicopter ride to point out large areas controlled by armed illegals who smuggle drugs. My question is, why does the governor not mobilize armed personnel to take back the state? It's hard to believe that the law enforcement of the state is content to just let them (crimigrants) stay there.
  • Hillary’s e-mail defense is ‘total BS’: former State Dept. officials [more details]

    08/23/2015 3:17:42 AM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 72 replies ^ | Sunday, August 23, 2015 | Paul Sperry
    ...Such messages contain sensitive “keywords” distinguishing them from unclassified information, even if the material didn’t bear a classified heading as she claims. The secretary would have known better, the department ­officials say, because she was trained to understand the difference when she was “read in” on procedures to ID and handle classified information by diplomatic-security officials in 2009. Clinton also went through a so-called “read-off” when she left ­office in 2013. In that debriefing, security officials reminded her of her duty to return all classified documents, including ones in which the classification status is “uncertain,” which would have included the...
  • Letter: Obama Administration Releasing Violent Illegal Immigrants Back into U.S. Towns

    08/21/2015 11:24:22 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 20 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | August 19 2015 | Adam Kredo
    The DHS has been releasing illegal immigrants with violent criminal records back into local U.S. communities, where they have often gone on to commit violent crimes against American citizens, according to new disclosures by a leading lawmaker and local law enforcement agencies. Rep. Matt Salmon (R., Ariz.) and law enforcement officials petitioned the Obama administration to end a policy that enables illegal immigrants with criminal records to be released back into the US. Arizona law enforcement officials announced on Tuesday that three illegal aliens with violent criminal records had been released by DHS and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) back...
  • (reprise) DFU YOUTUBE SING-ALONG: Hillary Cried

    08/19/2015 9:49:07 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 5 replies
    dfu via youtube ^ | 8 years ago | dfu
    enjoy singing this blast from the past.....she cried in 2008, and she is probably crying right now anytime she is away from the cameras.....poor, poor Hillary.....why are people so mean to her?
  • Hillary face shrugs off suggestion she 'wiped' her server clean with the snarky response

    08/19/2015 4:44:16 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 48 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | August 18, 2015 | David Martosko
    Hillary face shrugs off suggestion she 'wiped' her server clean with the snarky response 'what? with a cloth or something?'
  • Hillary Clinton Jokes About Wiping Email Server

    08/18/2015 4:21:26 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/18/2015 | Patrick Howley
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton joked Tuesday about the fact that her private email server was wiped clean. “My personal emails are my personal business, right?,” Clinton told a reporter while stumping in Las Vegas, noting that she turned over a server that had been in the basement of her New York home to federal investigators. The server, which had been stored by the tiny Platte River Networks IT firm since 2013, was “wiped” clean of information, according to a Clinton lawyer. It is unclear if a backup server exists.
  • Hillary Clinton, The Al Capone of Today?

    08/16/2015 8:08:18 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 16 replies ^ | Aug 2015
    Hillary Clinton, The Al Capone of Today? Posted by: Javier Manjarres (@thesharktank1) on February 3, 2014 Share37 Tweet1 0 Reddit0 Email0 The Stop Hillary PAC, a political action committee dedicated to taking down probable Democrat Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, has likened the former First Lady and Secretary of State to the infamous 1920’s mob boss, Al Capone. The PAC notes in an email fundraiser that just like Capone, who was only brought to justice on tax evasion charges, Hillary has also not been able to be pinned down to Benghazi, where the feel she is “complicit to the “deaths of...
  • Drudge headline only: Washington Times - classified emails grows to 60

    08/16/2015 7:28:01 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 87 replies
    Uh oh! Stay tune as the mystery grows. The prisons may be really 'ready for Hillary' but will she do another Houdini and magically escape again? Hmmm.....
  • 10 Scandals Involving Hillary Clinton You May Have Forgotten

    08/15/2015 11:45:41 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 35 replies
    MRC TV ^ | MARCH 2015
    view-source: NewsVideoCultureMediaSearch Share it Tweet it 10 Scandals Involving Hillary Clinton You May Have Forgotten Brad Fox | March 10, 2015 11:45am ET Hillary Clinton has been involved in scandals before. Here are some notable ones you may have forgotten. Chinagate - The Clinton-Gore campaign in 1996 allegedly took bribes from Chinese banks and their government to help their dwindling poll numbers. The Chinese embassy in D.C. helped siphon funds into the DNC. Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown (who was killed in a plane crash), and at Hillary’s instruction reportedly sold seats on department trade missions to China. Joint congressional hearings were...
  • The Countless Crimes of Hillary Clinton: Special Prosecutor Needed Now

    08/13/2015 3:19:02 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 18 replies
    observer ^ | 8-13-15 | Sidney Powell
    After years of holding herself above the law, telling lie after lie, and months of flat-out obstruction, HIllary Clinton has finally produced to the FBI her server and three thumb drives. Apparently, the server has been professionally wiped clean of any useable information, and the thumb drives contain only what she selectively culled. Myriad criminal offenses apply to this conduct. Anyone with knowledge of government workings has known from inception that Hillary’s communications necessarily would contain classified and national security related information. Thanks to the Inspector General for the Intelligence Community, it is now beyond dispute that she had ultra-Top...
  • Member of Hillary Clinton ‘Inner Circle’ May Have Committed Felony, State Department Official Says

    08/13/2015 1:37:37 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 84 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 8-13-15 | Morgan Chalfant
    As Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign insists that the former secretary of state never sent or received classified information via her personal email, a State Department official supposes that a member of Clinton’s “inner circle” likely cleared emails of any classification markings. An anonymous official at the State Department told Fox News that intelligence community Inspector General I. Charles McCullough III confirmed that at least one of the seven Clinton emails he deemed classified contained information that could have only come from the intelligence community. The message reportedly contained satellite images and signals intelligence. “If so, they would have had to...
  • Hillary Clinton email probe turns to Huma

    08/13/2015 11:19:00 AM PDT · by Mariner · 89 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/13/15 5:05 AM EDT | By Rachael Bade
    Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s most trusted confidante, is increasingly becoming a central figure in the email scandal that’s haunting her boss on the campaign trail, as Republicans and federal judges seek information about Clinton’s communications while she was running the State Department. The 2016 Democratic front-runner on Monday told a federal judge that Abedin — long considered her boss’s keeper and even dubbed her “shadow” — had her own email account on Clinton’s now infamous home-brewed server, “which was used at times for government business,” Clinton acknowledged. That’s an unusual arrangement, even for top brass at the State Department. Abedin...
  • A note About Hillary Clinton's emails (the lasted spin sent to

    08/12/2015 2:51:35 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 41 replies
    the lying Hillary campaign ^ | 8/12/15 | lying Jennifer Palmieri
    Jennifer Palmieri, Official Clinton Campaign Unsubscribe 10:22 AM (4 hours ago) to me The truth matters on this. Friend -- You might hear some news over the next few days about Hillary Clinton's emails. Because you are an important part of this team, we wanted to take a few minutes to talk through the facts -- we need your help to make sure they get out there. There's a lot of misinformation, so bear with us; the truth matters on this. Here are the basics: Like other Secretaries of State who served before her, Hillary used a personal email address,...
  • Judge Nap: FBI Has Had Clinton's Email Server for a Week

    08/12/2015 8:43:14 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 88 replies
    Insider Fox ^ | August 12, 2015
    Hillary Clinton’s email scandal has become a grave situation for her legal team, according to Judge Andrew Napolitano. Clinton said yesterday that had directed her aides to turn over her personal email server to the Department of Justice following a report that it contained top secret emails. reported: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said two emails that traversed Clinton's personal system were deemed "Top Secret, Sensitive Compartmented Information" — a rating that is among the government's highest classifications. Grassley said McCullough had reported the new details about the higher classification to Congress on Tuesday. The State Department...
  • Is Hillary above the Law?

    08/12/2015 7:28:43 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 56 replies
    National Review ^ | 8/12/2015 | Buck Sexton
    Hillary Clinton is in trouble. Or more accurately put, she should be in trouble — very big trouble, in fact. The latest from the Department of Justice is that, yes, they have seized Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server and an accompanying thumb drive. The FBI has reportedly confiscated copies of the same e-mails from Hillary’s lawyer because it deemed the information contained in them too sensitive for him to keep. While attempting to defend the indefensible, a Clinton spokesman said that this merely shows that the former secretary of state is cooperating with a “security inquiry.” That pathetic spin was...
  • Megyn Kelly live: FBI seizes Hillary email server

    08/11/2015 6:07:53 PM PDT · by Hugin · 127 replies
    Fox news
    Live now, FBI seizes server, had Top Secret documents at the time.
  • US Official: Clinton lawyer turned over her emails to FBI (thumb drives)

    08/11/2015 4:21:23 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 40 replies
    AP on Yahoo News ^ | 8/11/15 | Ken Dilaman - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has taken possession of thumb drives containing Hillary Clinton's emails, some of which have been deemed to contain highly sensitive classified information, according to a U.S. official briefed on the matter. The official was not authorized to be quoted publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Clinton's lawyer, David Kendall, turned over the emails after the FBI determined that he could not remain in possession of the classified information, the official said. The State Department previously had said it was comfortable with Kendall keeping the emails at his Washington law office.
  • (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...
  • Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richard’s Daughter Helps Lead Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

    08/06/2015 8:20:06 AM PDT · by opentalk · 15 replies
    Life News ^ | August 5, 2015 | SARAH ZAGORSKI
    The daughter of Planned Parenthood president, Cecile Richards, has worked on a number of pro-abortion campaigns and is currently helping out her mother’s friend, Hillary Clinton.Politico reports that Lily Adams joined the Clinton campaign last spring as Iowa’s press secretary. Adams is Richards’ oldest daughter and she previously worked as the Deputy Communications Director for the Democratic National Committee.

    08/01/2015 9:51:27 AM PDT · by gwgn02 · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/1/2015 | John Nolte
    The latest dump of Hillary Clinton’s emails reveals that as Secretary of State, a source within “Meet the Press” was feeding her questions in advance. A July 2009 email to Clinton reads, “I just heard from a friend who is wired at Meet the Press that David Gregory is going to ask you about…” — Heads up -> — Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) July 31, 2015 — The mainstream media is notorious when it comes to hitting Republicans with tough questions. It is almost always about dropping them in a rhetorical, no-win box, “How is gay marriage different from segregation?”,...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Latest E-mail Mess

    07/24/2015 5:38:49 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 43 replies
    New York ^ | Friday, July 24, 2015 | Editorial Board
    So much for Hillary Clinton’s claim last March that “there is no classified material” on the private e-mail server she used for official business as secretary of state. A review by two inspectors general found that four of just 40 e-mails sampled (out of 30,000-plus) contained material that should have been marked “secret,” the second-highest classification level. And unlike material only later deemed classified, these e-mails were — at least, in effect — “classified when they were sent and are classified now,” according to a spokeswoman. Which is why the intelligence community’s inspector general referred the matter to the FBI’s...
  • House votes to punish sanctuary cities

    07/23/2015 2:21:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 23, 2015 | Cristina Marcos
    House Republicans passed legislation on Thursday that would deny federal funds to sanctuary cities. The bill, passed 241-179, would withhold certain federal law enforcement grants to cities that have policies designed to shelter illegal immigrants from deportation. Sanctuary cities have come under heavy scrutiny in the wake of Kathryn Steinle’s death on July 1 in San Francisco. Authorities charged Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez with her killing. Lopez-Sanchez, who is in the U.S. illegally, has a history of felony convictions and has been deported five times. Critics of the sanctuary laws say such policies encourage people to immigrate to the U.S. illegally...
  • Cruz: Planned Parenthood "A Criminal Enterprise"

    07/23/2015 2:22:48 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 7 replies ^ | July 23, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) declared Planned Parenthood “a criminal enterprise that is committing felonies, that is selling the body parts of unborn children” and called for its defunding on Thursday’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast” on the Fox Business Network.
  • Democrat Activists Openly Embrace Criminal Illegal Aliens

    07/19/2015 7:12:39 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Jul 2015 | by Lee Stranahan
    A panelist discussing immigration openly and specifically supported illegal aliens with criminal records at NetRoots Nation convention taking place in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Republicans Blast DHS Head Over San Francisco Pier Killing

    07/14/2015 3:41:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Angry House Republicans accused Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Tuesday of promoting policies that led to the recent killing of a San Francisco woman at the hands of an immigrant in this country illegally. Johnson disputed the criticism but said he plans to evaluate whether a new approach is needed to avoid what happened in San Francisco, where an immigrant with a long criminal record and no legal status was released onto the streets and committed a murder. Body of Former NFL Player Found in Texas Lake And he agreed with Republican critics who said it didn't make sense for...
  • El Chapo Threatens Trump!

    07/13/2015 12:27:15 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Rush ^ | July 13 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: El Chopo. Or is it El Chapo? El Chapo. So El Chapo gets out of jail, a mile long tunnel, one and a half kilometers, ventilated, built right under the Mexicans in their Mexico City jail, nobody knows how. The Drive-Bys are marveling, folks, over what an engineering feat it is, just like they used to marvel how Bill Clinton lied to them. The Drive-Bys are just stunned and impressed beyond all measure at how El Chapo built his escape tunnel. El Chapo, the biggest drug lord ever. Greetings, my friends, and great to have you here. Rush Limbaugh...
  • Obama commutes sentences of 46 non-violent drug offenders

    07/13/2015 10:05:08 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 10 replies
    WA Po ^ | July 13, 2015 | Sari Horwitz and Juliet Eilperin
    President Obama on Monday commuted the sentences of 46 drug offenders in federal prisons, as part of his administration's effort to reform the criminal justice system. Obama’s clemency to non-violent drug offenders comes as the administration is working to reduce operating costs and overcrowding in federal prisons, as well as to provide relief to inmates who were sent to prison under the harsh sentencing guidelines put in place in the late 1980s as the country was grappling with the crime and violence associated with crack cocaine.
  • Obama to free dozens of inmates, tour federal prison this week

    07/11/2015 7:39:39 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 20 replies
    Yahoo! Politics ^ | July 11, 2015 | Liz Goodwin Senior National Affairs Reporter
    President Obama will use his clemency power to release dozens of inmates from federal custody this week, doubling the commutations he’s granted so far and reassuring advocates that he is serious about using his executive authority to free people serving long decades for nonviolent crimes. If the president grants another 40 or so commutations as expected, he will have shortened the sentences of more prisoners than any president since Gerald Ford, who extended clemency to thousands of Vietnam draft dodgers. (Obama’s record on pardoning ex-convicts outside of prison, however, has remained stingy by historical standards.) The commutations will be granted...
  • President Obama will visit federal prison

    07/11/2015 4:58:14 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    “The president will outline the unfairness in much of our criminal justice system, highlight bipartisan ideas for reform and lay out his ideas to make our country fairer, smarter and more cost effective while keeping the American people safe and secure,” Earnest said. Obama, who views sentencing reform as one of the remaining areas where he may be able to forge a bipartisan compromise before leaving office, will visit El Reno, a medium security prison in El Reno, Oklahoma. Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Charles Samuels, who recently announced he will retire by the end of the year, is expected...
  • Man deported 6 times in 3 years caused serious injury crash, arrested DUI

    07/07/2015 5:33:32 AM PDT · by smartyaz · 13 replies
    Fox 10 Phoenix ^ | July 6th 2015 | Nicole Garcia
    According to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, 29-year-old Manuel Perez-Vasques was driving an SUV around 2 p.m. in the area of Papago Road and Armarillo Valley Road when he crossed the center and struck the other vehicle. A 5-year-old boy suffered a laceration to the head and was transported by air to a nearby hospital, said PCSO. A 2-year-old girl was transported by ground for her injuries. Deputies say there were as many as five people inside the SUV and they all ran into a nearby field, but Perez-Vasquez returned. Perez-Vasquez is an immigrant from Mexico who had been deported...
  • Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' among liberals

    07/04/2015 1:37:29 PM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 7/04/15 | KEN THOMAS
    HANOVER, N.H. — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds. Clinton addressed 850 people at an outdoor amphitheater at Dartmouth College, a last-minute venue change made to accommodate a larger audience. Days earlier, Sanders spoke before about 10,000 people in Madison, Wisconsin. The former secretary of state made no mention of Sanders but warned that Republicans would unravel President Barack Obama's policies if they recaptured the White House, including the repeal of his signature health...
  • Brave new world: Mayor de Blasio bans NYC employers from asking applicants about criminal history

    06/30/2015 7:18:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/30/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    I’m guessing this is the new face of equality. Or at least a redefinition of sanity. In any case, welcome to the Big Apple, employers! (From the NY Daily News) In front of emotional supporters, Mayor de Blasio signed legislation Monday that will prohibit employers from inquiring about a candidate’s criminal record prior to a job offer.“Today I see hope for people like me,” said Marilyn Scales, 52, of the Bronx, who said she never has had a full-time job because of her record for dealing heroin. As crazy as this may sound, there’s actually a bit more to...
  • Kennywood employee arrested at park on child porn charges

    06/23/2015 9:22:51 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 13 replies
    WPXI ^ | June 23, 2015 | uncredited
    Authorities confirm to Channel 11's Rick Earle that a man who worked at Kennywood was arrested last Wednesday on child pornography charges. Agents with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office arrested Nicholas Lancos at the amusement park with the help of Kennywood police. Investigators say they found child pornography on a computer owned by Lancos at his Greenfield Avenue home. Lancos was a seasonal employee who worked in the park's rides department.
  • Rev. Al Sharpton Presented With Key To The City Of Newark

    06/15/2015 3:39:57 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    CBS News Local ^ | June 15, 2015
    NEWARK, NJ — The Rev. Al Sharpton was honored for his civil rights and social justice work during a special ceremony in Newark. “We believe that Rev. Al Sharpton deserves recognition. We want to give him his roses while he’s still alive,” Baraka said. “We don’t want to wait until he’s long gone before we say thank you for standing in the gap. When people keep their mouths shut, his is open.” Sharpton was also presented with keys to four other New Jersey cities: Hillside, Irvington, East Orange and Orange.
  • Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance

    06/05/2015 4:53:45 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 33 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 4, 2015 | Edward J. Snowden
    MOSCOW — TWO years ago today, three journalists and I worked nervously in a Hong Kong hotel room, waiting to see how the world would react to the revelation that the National Security Agency had been making records of nearly every phone call in the United States. In the days that followed, those journalists and others published documents revealing that democratic governments had been monitoring the private activities of ordinary citizens who had done nothing wrong. Within days, the United States government responded by bringing charges against me under World War I-era espionage laws. The journalists were advised by lawyers...
  • Chicago schools chief resigns amid federal criminal investigation

    06/01/2015 3:26:46 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Chicago Tribune via MSN ^ | 6/01/15 | Juan Perez Jr.
    CHICAGO — Barbara Byrd-Bennett has resigned as chief executive of the Chicago Public Schools amid a federal investigation into a $20.5 million no-bid contract. **SNIP** The investigation centers on a $20.5 million no-bid contract at CPS related to an elite nonprofit education group that has long been at the center of city school reform efforts. Federal corruption investigators have also sought records related to some of Byrd-Bennett's top deputies. Byrd-Bennett, who has not been accused of wrongdoing, acknowledged when she went on leave that her presence could divert attention from the pressing affairs of the district as it tackles labor...
  • Nancy Pelosi: ‘The Clintons Will Have To Answer For The Foundation’

    05/29/2015 2:12:32 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 36 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | May 29, 2015 | AL WEAVER
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday that Bill and Hillary Clinton will need to answer for the donations taken in by the Clinton Foundation. Pelosi told MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts that there’s “no question” the donation scandal “raises questions” that the former secretary of state will need to answer for. She made the remarks after Roberts asked her to respond to a New York Times story showing that former President Clinton appeared at a charity event, but only after they gave a $500,000 donation to the foundation.
  • G.M. Inquiry Said to Find Criminal Wrongdoing

    05/22/2015 8:54:41 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 31 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 22, 2015 | By DANIELLE IVORY, BEN PROTESS and BILL VLASIC
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  • Career criminal who shot NYPD cop in the face as he sat in patrol car spent 8 years in prison

    05/04/2015 12:22:16 PM PDT · by detective · 35 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 3, 2015 | Sophie Jane Evans
    A 35-year-old man who faces two attempted murder charges after allegedly shooting a New York City police officer in the face spent eight years in prison for the same offence, it has been revealed. Demetrius Blackwell was reportedly approached by Officer Brian Moore and his partner in an unmarked police car on Saturday night after he was seen adjusting his waistband suspiciously.