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  • [March 2016] 9 Investigates: Florida felons losing restoration rights

    09/27/2016 12:51:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    WFTV-TV ^ | March 30, 2016
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Almost 2 million Floridians can’t vote, and state leaders are in no rush to change that. When a person is convicted of a felony, they lose many of their civil rights, including the right to vote. After serving their time, they can apply to have their rights restored, but Florida has all but eliminated the restoration of rights since Gov. Rick Scott took office. 9 Investigates compared Scott's record to that of former Gov. Jeb Bush during the first four years he was in office, as well as to the four years that former Gov. Charlie Crist...
  • Obama Administration Shut Down Whistleblower Program 1,811 From Terrorist Countries Citizenship

    09/23/2016 12:59:22 PM PDT · by detective · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Sep 2016 | Katie McHugh
    Shortened title. Full title: Obama Administration Shut Down Whistleblower Program Revealing 1,811 Aliens From Terrorist Countries Granted Citizenship Under the Obama administration, 1,811 aliens from terrorist countries were granted U.S. citizenship instead of being deported—and the Obama administration ended the program that uncovered the extensive fraud. Originally, the Associated Press reported that the aliens’ fingerprints were not in searchable government databases, allowing them to apply for citizenship under different names and birthdays. The scope of the problem is massive: “Fingerprints are missing from federal databases for as many as 315,000 immigrants with final deportation orders or who are fugitive criminals,”...
  • Video: White man begging for mercy viciously beaten by black mob In Charlotte

    09/22/2016 8:09:20 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 106 replies
    Video: White man begging for mercy viciously beaten by black mob In Charlotte Daily Wire September 22, 2016 As rioting continues in Charlotte, North Carolina, supposedly over the shooting of armed black man Keith Lamont Hill by a black police officer, video has now emerged reportedly showing some of the roving rioters beating a white man in a parking lot as he begs to be left alone. The rioters kick and punch the man; at one point seven men are in a circle around the prone man, pummeling him. The rioters continue to stomp at his head and neck as...
  • Charlotte Had Racial Harmony. Then BLM and Nation of Islam Thugs Came (w/Video)

    09/22/2016 9:54:16 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | September 22, 2016 | Denise McAllister
    A black leader from the Nation of Islam is calling for an economic boycott of the city of Charlotte. “Since black lives don’t matter in the city, then our black dollars shouldn’t matter,” he said: Video: Sheriff David Clarke Reacts to The Charlotte Riots Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke responded, saying the fact that Keith L. Scott wielded a gun when police approached him, and that he was shot by a black officer, was purposely left out of the story by the liberal media “to stoke up anger and resentment”: Look at what was on display last night. It...
  • Thieves Target Elderly People Across City in Latest Round of Robberies

    09/15/2016 8:53:29 AM PDT · by detective · 14 replies
    NBCNews ^ | Sep 15, 2016
    Thieves snatched a purse from an 84-year-old woman in the Bronx on Wednesday — the latest in what has been a series of unrelated attacks, some of them violent, on older and elderly people across the city. The two hooded men grabbed the purse from the woman as she sat on a bench at a bus stop at 1635 East 174th Street in Bronx River just before 6 a.m.
  • Islamist Abuse and Bullying Tactics: Foul Play in the West

    09/02/2016 9:28:57 AM PDT · by detective · 1 replies
    Clarion Project ^ | September 1, 2016 | Elliot Friedland
    Unable to win on the battlefield, Islamists are waging a psychological war in the West using tactics right out of the bullying playbook. Bullies know that the key to dominion always lies in the first conciliating act of submission.” –Bret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist and foreign affairs editor of the Wall Street Journal. When Palestinian official Murad Al-Sudani called a booth for the upcoming Jerusalem Wine Festival an attack on Jerusalem’s Islamic heritage he knew exactly what he was doing.
  • CT: Immigration groups to hold service events Friday, Saturday

    09/01/2016 9:49:20 AM PDT · by Blue Turtle · 7 replies
    Immigrant rights organizations are organizing free events this week to provide numerous services, including enabling some undocumented youths to apply for a work permit, a Social Security number, and a driver’s license.
  • Black Lives Matter vows to destroy 'nuclear family' In favor of communitarian 'collective care'

    09/01/2016 7:19:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 76 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 9/1/2016 | unknown
    The official ‘Black Lives Matter’ website vows to destroy the nuclear family and replace it with communitarian-style collective parenting. “We are committed to disrupting the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement by supporting each other as extended families and “villages” that collectively care for one another, and especially “our” children to the degree that mothers, parents and children are comfortable,” states BlackLivesMatter.com on its “guiding principles” page.
  • Deportations are a Bitter Pill

    08/30/2016 3:44:46 PM PDT · by FightThoughtControl · 85 replies
    8/30/2016 | S. Hughes
    Note: Asterisks ** are used for emphasis since bold and italics don't seem to be available. Deportations are a Bitter Pill I. Introduction Most of us empathize with illegal immigrants and understand why they would come. We think of illegals we’ve met or known personally – they’ve seemed like decent people and cost us little in the grand scheme of things. On most days, the sky isn’t falling. Counter-intuitively, these sentiments make the issue of immigration so existential, dangerous, and urgent. Like the free rider problem, the cost of an individual is trivial but in aggregate can cripple. Immigration’s impact...
  • Where Do Criminals Get Their Guns?

    08/28/2016 6:23:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 57 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 8/28/2016 | Bruce Bialosky
    Another fallacy that is disabused in this survey (which states it follows in a long line of other surveys) is that more background checks will change anything in terms of how criminals get guns. Since they typically do not walk into an FFL making background checks more demanding, is not going to decrease the use of guns in crimes. For ordinary citizens, they must and do comply with the gun laws no matter how they acquire their guns. As I stated previously, it appears to me the anti-gun people are creating laws to restrict the activities of law-abiding citizens. That...
  • Trump Promises to ‘Swiftly’ Remove Criminal Illegal Immigrants ‘On Day One’

    08/27/2016 3:59:48 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/27/16 | Alex Swoyer
    “On Day One, I am going to begin swiftly removing criminal illegal immigrants from this country – including removing the hundreds of thousands of criminal illegal immigrants that have been released into U.S. communities under the Obama-Clinton Administration,” the Republican nominee stated.
  • If this doesn't make your blood boil...

    08/26/2016 12:40:36 PM PDT · by econjack · 23 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/26/16 | Unknown
    Summary of illegal aliens who have been released back into the US by INS after committing crimes.
  • I Knew THE OBAMA’S BOTH LOST THEIR LAW LICENSES, But I Didn’t Know WHY Until READ THIS…(?)

    08/17/2016 9:54:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 67 replies
    viralliberty.com ^ | 8/16/2016 | unknown
    I knew they had both lost their law license, but I didn’t know why until I read this. This is 100% legit. I check it out at https://www.iardc.org/ Stands for Illinois Attorney Registration And Disciplinary Committee. It’s the official arm of lawyer discipline in Illinois ; and they are very strict. (Talk about irony.) Even I, at the advanced age of almost 65, maintain (at the cost of approximately $600/year) my law license that I worked so hard and long to earn.
  • Sister of Milwaukee man fatally shot by police urges crowd to torch suburbs: ‘Burn that s– down!’

    08/15/2016 12:37:45 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 131 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 15, 2016 | Douglass Ernst
    20 second video at link. The sister of a Milwaukee man fatally shot by police over the weekend told a group Sunday that they should burn the suburbs down. Sylville K. Smith was shot in the chest and arm by a black police officer on Saturday, which prompted violent protests, looting, and arson. One of Mr. Smith’s sisters, Sherelle, was caught on video at the charred remains of a BP gas station telling a crowd to set the suburbs ablaze.
  • Obama’s forgiveness of gun crimes amid push for controls ‘incredible hypocrisy’

    08/09/2016 6:28:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 9, 2016 | David Sherfinski & Stephen Dinan
    Richard Reid was already a two-time felon when authorities searched his Delaware apartment and found marijuana, crack cocaine divided into sales-size plastic bags, powder cocaine, a scale — and a loaded .32 caliber handgun, an unloaded .25 caliber pistol and ammunition for two other types of weapons. Last week, President Obama commuted Reid’s 25-year sentence and made him one of the hundreds of drug users and dealers who the White House says have done enough time. But at the same time, Mr. Obama forgave scores of gun crimes convictions for the offenders, raising thorny questions about whether the White House...
  • Hillary Clinton's plan to tax and wipe out the middle-class

    08/06/2016 10:52:15 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 20 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU__9f0kEb0&feature=gp-n-y&google_comment_id=z13ltx55tpb0jd4s322jgxtrzletuvjlg Hillary Clinton plans to raise taxes for the workers the affluent and middle class. Pay roll taxes and national sales taxes for workers, Higher income taxes for the rest with the middle class bearing the brunt of these taxes. With commentary by Mike Savage Also get a load of some of the people who are gonna benefit the most from these new taxes, yokels, alcoholics, potheads, anarchists, thugs and crazies!
  • The Treason of the Congressional Central America Caucus

    07/30/2016 4:07:27 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/30/16 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    To pick and choose which laws to follow, or to ignore the Constitutional authorities given to the federal government and to refuse to protect this nation against invasion is, in a word, irresponsible - and in some circles may be considered treasonous On the website of Norma Torres, a Democrat member of the United States Congress from Southern California, is an article bragging about the Congressional Central America Caucus meeting with Juan Orlando Hernandez, the President of Honduras. The purpose of the meeting is to followup regarding a letter signed by 77 other Members of Congress calling on President Obama...
  • GRAPHIC: Gulf Cartel Policing Texas Border for Common Criminals

    07/29/2016 4:12:33 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | July 28, 2016 | Cartel Chronicles
    MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — The failed strategy by the Mexican government has created a new issue in this border city where organized crime has tried to diminish common crime in an effort to lower public attention. Drug cartels appear to be succeeding in lowering common crime, something that the State of Tamaulipas has failed in. “They cut my fingers off for being a thief,” the tattoo on the forehead of a suspected criminal explained. Information obtained by this outlet points to the victim being connected to a series of burglaries in the city. His kidnapping and torture appear to be a...
  • Alton Sterling Reached for a Gun, Baton Rouge Detective Says

    07/13/2016 8:32:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 7/13/2016 | Walter Hudson
    Officers were justified in their shooting of Alton Sterling during a confrontation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, according to a police report on the incident. That shooting resulted in Sterling's death, which alongside the police-involved shooting of Philando Castile near St. Paul, Minnesota, triggered nationwide protests. From CNN: In a search warrant affidavit seeking surveillance video from the store, [where police responded to a call about a man threatening another man with a gun,] Detective R. Cook wrote that the Baton Rouge officers deployed their Tasers after Sterling did not comply with their orders. "While the officers were attempting to subdue...
  • U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and staff chief indicted; each faces prison sentence of more than 350 years

    07/08/2016 2:49:15 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 40 replies
    Jacksonville.com ^ | July 8, 2016 | Steve Patterson, Nate Monroe and Andrew Pantazi
    U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has been indicted on federal mail and wire fraud charges following a lengthy investigation of a bogus scholarship fund that made vast sums available for personal use. Her chief of staff, Ronnie Simmons, also was indicted. Brown, 69, faces up to 357 years in prison, a fine of up to $4 million and three years of supervised release. She pleaded not guilty on all counts.
  • Clinton’s Supporters See Black Americans As “Criminals”

    07/05/2016 5:53:26 AM PDT · by Peter_Hurst · 29 replies
    Blackmattersus ^ | Jun. 29,2016 | Jake Dubois
    A recent survey on voters’ attitudes about race shows that Clinton’s supporters are more likely to see Blacks as violent people and criminals. The survey report was released Wednesday, June 29. The questionnaires included 21 questions that concerned the issues of race and were handed out to over 16,000 of possible voters in the period between April and June. The outcome of the poll was shocking; it showed that one-third of Clinton’s supporters considered Black people to be “violent criminals” compared to Whites. More than 20 percent of the former Secretary of State’s supporters saw Black people as “lazy”, alleging...
  • Obama to tell foe-to-friend story at Hillary Clinton event

    07/04/2016 6:17:21 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 39 replies
    Daily Mail.com ^ | July 4,2016 | AP
    They've been bitter rivals, allies and colleagues. When they take the stage at their first joint campaign appearance on Tuesday, President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will show off a new phase in their storied relationship: co-dependents. Clinton's chances of winning the White House hinge on rallying Obama's coalition to her cause. Obama's legacy depends on her success. Eight years after they spent millions tearing each other down in pursuit of the White House, they will now spend countless words and four months selling each other to the public. The foe-to-friend story will be at the center of the Obama-Clinton...
  • Obama: Mexicans make U.S. stronger

    06/29/2016 11:10:25 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 69 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 29, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    With Donald Trump’s rhetoric about Mexican rapists and border walls obviously on their minds, President Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto made a public show of friendship and respect Wednesday.“All too often we’re hearing rhetoric that ignores the enormous contributions that have been made by Mexican Americans and the enormous strengths we draw from the relationship,” Mr. Obama said during a meeting with Mr. Pena Nieto at a summit in Ottawa, Canada. Mr. Obama said the U.S. “is not just a friend and neighbor of Mexico, but the very character of the United States is shaped by Mexican Americans...
  • UK police 'tried to keep Polish rapist's identity a secret in case he was attacked by vigilantes

    06/27/2016 8:07:07 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 10 replies
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ ^ | 29 April 2016 | Tammy Hughes
    Police tried to keep the identity of a Polish rapist a secret because racial tensions were rife within in a community. Derbyshire constabulary applied for 20-year-old Marcin Jaworski to be added to the sex offenders register but asked for the hearing to be held behind closed doors. They said the rapist ‘lives in an area where there are high tensions between the Polish and British communities, to the extent that there have been episodes of violence between the groups’. (SNIP) n the past two years almost 400 foreigners either living or visiting Britain have been identified as being convicted sex...
  • Immigrant activists stage blockade to stop deportations

    06/27/2016 10:44:12 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 27, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Immigrant-rights activists attempted to block the road to federal immigration agents’ headquarters in Atlanta on Monday, demanding President Obama stop deporting any more illegal immigrants after last week’s Supreme Court stalemate. Led by the Not1More campaign, which webcast the protest, the demonstrators called Mr. Obama to hamstring U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the deportation agency, saying it’s up to the administration to protect illegal immigrants now. “We are defending the security and stability of our families, sending a direct message to the Obama Administration,” said Carlos Medina, a member of the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights. “We know...
  • Violent Felons Are Trying to Get Their Gun Rights Back in Virginia

    06/24/2016 1:04:33 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 35 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 24, 2016 | Brent Scher
    As congressional Democrats spent the week pressing for the passage of new gun control legislation, violent felons in Virginia were able to take steps towards having their right to own a firearm restored thanks to action taken by the state’s Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe. When McAuliffe restored the voting rights for 206,000 felons in a move critics say was politically motivated, he also opened the door for those felons to have their right to own a firearm restored. Previously, felons would individually have to petition the executive branch to have their civil rights restored. Petitioners would have to fill out...
  • Illegal Alien Who Butchered Conn. Woman Not Deported After Serving 15 Yrs. for Murder Because...

    06/24/2016 11:36:40 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 42 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 24, 2016
    Full title: Illegal Alien Who Butchered Conn. Woman Not Deported After Serving 15 Yrs. for Murder Because Haiti Refused to Repatriate An illegal immigrant who stabbed a young Connecticut woman to death after completing a 15-year sentence for murder couldn’t be deported by the U.S. government because his homeland, which receives billions in aid from Uncle Sam, wouldn’t take him back—three times! So federal authorities released the violent criminal, a Haitian national, and didn’t even bother tracking his whereabouts allowing him to commit yet another heinous crime. Now, a year after an innocent woman was viciously butchered to death in...
  • ICE Underreported 13,288 Criminal Convictions of Aliens Released in 2014

    06/23/2016 8:04:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 22, 2016 | 11:10 AM EDT | Jeannette Richard
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) underreported 13,288 criminal convictions of aliens who were released by the agency in 2014, according to new information released Tuesday by the House Judiciary Committee. “The Obama Administration’s record of releasing criminal aliens has gone from bad to worse,” Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va) said in a statement, adding that “there’s no excuse for this large discrepancy.” …
  • White House asks colleges to look beyond criminal records

    06/10/2016 5:17:26 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 10, 2016 1:19 PM EDT
    The Obama administration is asking colleges and universities to rethink how they factor in an applicant’s criminal history during the admission process. The White House says schools’ inquiries about criminal records too often block people who’ve served time in prison from getting an education. President Barack Obama says changes are needed to ensure “Americans who’ve paid their debt to society can earn their second chance.” …
  • The TSA Hires Crooks

    06/05/2016 9:49:19 AM PDT · by Repulican Donkey · 30 replies
    Repulicandonkey
    We returned on a Saint Louis to Dallas flight after burying my wife's brother - a decorated Master Chief who served in Vietnam, did covert work for the CIA and ferried battle orders from the Pentagon to Saudi Arabia during Desert Storm. When we got to Dallas we noticed both our bags partially open. Some meds were gone from my wife's bag; some coins from mine - nothing valuable. The bags were not rifled so the baggage handlers didn't do it. The TSA baggage screeners x-ray every bag so they did it. Here's the kicker: to get to the meds...
  • St.Louis Chief Dotson calls out judges, lack of judicial accountability in latest blog post

    05/30/2016 3:30:19 PM PDT · by fingers_crossed · 8 replies
    KMOV Channel 4 St.Louis ^ | 5/30.2016 | Stephanie Baumer
    In a blog published Monday, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson wrote about the lenient punishments given to offenders that allow them to continue committing crimes.
  • Not All The Bad Guys Are Behind Bars

    05/29/2016 8:19:23 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/29/16 | Dave Merrick
    If the founders could see the leader we have, and how vulnerable to collapse we are at present, they would weep A while back I was invited to tour a newly opened maximum-security prison. My host, an upper echelon officer of the state’s Department of Corrections, drove me to the big gate at the multi-facility prison grounds. Along the way were a half-dozen subsequent checkpoints with mirrored, bulletproof windows that housed the vaguely-silhouetted guards who monitored dozens of cameras. At the huge, brick and concrete ‘New Max’, we walked among twenty-foot-high cyclone and barbed-wire walls topped with concertina wire. The...
  • Feds Order Colleges to Stop Checking Criminal/School Discipline History Because it Discriminates

    05/25/2016 10:54:26 AM PDT · by detective · 60 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | MAY 20, 2016
    Truncated title. Full title: Feds Order Colleges to Stop Checking Criminal/School Discipline History Because it Discriminates Against Minorities The Obama administration has ordered the nation’s colleges and universities to stop asking applicants about criminal and school disciplinary history because it discriminates against minorities. Institutions are also being asked to offer those with criminal records special support services such as counseling, mentoring and legal aid once enrolled. The government’s official term for these perspective students is “justice-involved individuals” and the new directive aims to remove barriers to higher education for the overwhelmingly minority population that’s had encounters with the law or...
  • FBI: Illegal Alien Gang Members Murdered Victims 30 Minutes From U.S. Immigration Headquarters ( Md)

    05/24/2016 7:16:45 PM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | 5/24/2016 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Just beyond the shadows of the White House and U.S. Capitol, three illegal alien members of the notorious Salvadorian street gang MS-13 were convicted last Friday of a slew of violent crimes including openly shooting one guy and viciously stabbing and hacking up another, as well as engaging in racketeering, weapons crimes, and other various no good, very bad things. Jorge Enrique Moreno-Aguilar (aka Flaco and Castigato), Juan Alberto Ortiz-Orellana (aka Chele and Furia) and Minor Perez-Chach (aka Minor Chach-Perez, Little Bad and Bryant Sacarias), all from Maryland, were convicted last week in the U.S. District Court in Maryland. From...
  • REPORT: Migrants Committing Disproportionately High Crime In Germany While Media And Govt Focus

    05/24/2016 4:52:38 AM PDT · by detective · 4 replies
    Truncated title. Full title: REPORT: Migrants Committing Disproportionately High Crime In Germany While Media And Govt Focus on ‘Far Right’ Thought Crimes A massive, migrant crime wave is surging across Germany according to figures buried in a new report released by the country’s Interior Ministry. The data reveals that without migrants considered, crime rates in Germany would have remained roughly static since 2014. But, in fact, the country recorded an extra 402,741 crimes committed by migrants. While much of this criminality concerned illegal border crossings, German authorities instead talked up a “record surge” in crimes by “right wing radicals”.
  • Documents: Somali citizen tried to run over border agents in southern Arizona

    05/23/2016 1:18:58 PM PDT · by detective · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 23, 2016 | Katie Conner
    A Somali citizen tried to run over Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona after a high speed pursuit, according to federal investigators. In April, investigators say Ahmed Elni Abdalla drove up to a checkpoint near Amado. When agents approached Abdalla’s car, he drove through the stop sign and tried to get away at a “high rate of speed."
  • Obama’s plan to reintegrate ex-convicts into society raises crime fears

    05/23/2016 5:52:29 AM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 23, 2016 | Andrea Noble
    The Obama administration has gone into overdrive in the last two months, pushing administrative policy changes to make it easier for ex-convicts to rejoin society, but at the same time sparking concern that reforms will increase crime and jeopardize safety. The federal efforts have been spurred on in part by bipartisan criminal justice reforms enacted at the state level and changing public opinion that has warmed to second chances, experts say. Reforms have included recommendations to make it easier for ex-offenders to obtain state ID cards, removing questions about criminal history from federal job applications and suggestions to do the...
  • REGNERY: Why Are Liberals Anxious to Free Violent Criminals From Prison?

    05/16/2016 10:41:11 AM PDT · by detective · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 May 2016 | Alfred S. Regnery
    Backers of the criminal justice reform bill pending in Congress are intent on reducing the population of the federal prisons. Their premise? Prisons are overflowing with minor drug offenders who have no reason to be incarcerated – “mass incarceration” is the term they like to use. As many have pointed out, that premise is a lie. Less than one percent of the federal prison population is there for drug possession, and most of those pled down from a more serious offense. But the left is intent on releasing prisoners anyway – mostly before their sentences run. Those to be let...
  • Philippine president-elect Duterte vows to kill criminals (Well, There goes the legislature.)

    05/15/2016 2:48:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 5/15/16 | Ayee Macaraig - AFP
    Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte vowed Sunday to reintroduce capital punishment and give security forces "shoot-to-kill" orders in a devastating war on crime. In his first press conference since winning the May 9 elections in a landslide, the tough-talking mayor of southern Davao city warned his campaign threats to kill were not rhetoric. "What I will do is urge Congress to restore (the) death penalty by hanging," Duterte, 71, told a press conference in Davao. He also said he would give security forces "shoot-to-kill" orders against organised criminals or those who violently resisted arrest. "If you resist, show violent resistance, my...
  • Obama doesn’t think rapists, armed robbers, drug dealers are ‘criminals’

    05/15/2016 8:11:30 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 45 replies
    New York Post ^ | Kyle Smith
    According to Team Obama, criminals should now be declared “justice-involved individuals.” The neo-Orwellianism comes to us from the bizarre flurry of last-minute diktats, regulations and bone-chilling threats collectively known to fanboys as Obama’s Gorgeous Goodbye. In another of those smiley-faced, but deeply sinister, “Dear Colleague” letters sent to universities and college this week, Obama’s Education Secretary John King discouraged colleges from asking applicants whether they were convicted criminals. An accompanying pamphlet was called “Beyond the Box: Increasing Access to Higher Education for Justice-Involved Individuals.” So rapists, burglars, armed robbers and drug dealers aren’t criminals anymore. These folks are simply “involved”...
  • The federal government wants colleges to limit questions about applicants' criminal records

    05/09/2016 1:39:13 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 9, 2016 | by Joy Resmovits
    US Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. wants colleges to stop asking applicants about their criminal histories early in the admissions process. Because a disproportionate number of people who have been charged with crimes are people of color, the U.S. Department of Education says, these questions increase the barriers disadvantaged students face when seeking an education. “We believe in second chances and we believe in fairness,” King said in a statement. “We must ensure that more people ... have the chance at higher education opportunities.” The Department of Education is sending a guide, called “Beyond the Box,” with suggestions...
  • Rep. Black pans Justice Dept. decision to stop using words ‘convict’ and ‘felon’

    05/05/2016 3:17:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 5, 2016 | Andrea Noble
    The decision by a Justice Department office to cease using the words “convict” and “felon” in official communications ignores “the personal responsibility that these ex-offenders must assume for themselves,” said Rep. Diane Black. Responding to Wednesday’s announcement that the Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs would no longer use the “disparaging labels” when officials refer to individuals convicted of crimes, the Tennessee Republican was critical of the message the decision sent to crime victims. “The words ‘convict’ and ‘felon’ are not disparaging, in fact they are quite generous compared to some of the phrases we could accurately ascribe to certain...
  • Obama Orders Fed Agencies to Stop Asking Job Applicants about Criminal History

    05/03/2016 1:42:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 50 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 3, 2016
    To make public-sector jobs more accessible to convicts, President Obama has issued a new order prohibiting federal agencies from asking candidates about criminal history when applying for positions. It’s part of the commander-in-chief’s mission to reduce barriers to reentry and employment for incarcerated individuals once they leave jail. The new measure, announced in a Friday media dump, will affect tens of thousands of federal government positions funded with taxpayer dollars. Government often tries to escape fallout by burying controversial or bad news right before the weekend, but it’s difficult to keep this outrageous development below the radar. At the president’s...
  • Donald Trump blasts California protesters as "thugs and criminals"

    04/30/2016 12:22:16 PM PDT · by Innovative · 97 replies
    CBS News ^ | Apr. 30, 2016 | Reena Flores/
    Donald Trump slammed the protesters at his recent California campaign events as "thugs and criminals," calling for police to dole out harsh punishments in a tweet early Saturday.
  • The EPA Stashes BILLIONS In Slush Fund-Like Accounts

    04/30/2016 8:12:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 47 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/30/2016 | Ethan Barton
    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials have accumulated at least $6.3 billion in more than 1,300 obscure spending accounts akin to slush funds that are essentially beyond congressional, media and public scrutiny. The accounts – which were created through EPA’s Superfund program – are not technically secret because the agency officially acknowledges their existence. But getting concrete details about deposits and expenditures is extremely difficult. The EPA deposited more than $6.3 billion into an estimated 1,308 special accounts between 1990 and 2015, according to the agency’s website, and has spent more than half of the total. The agency doesn’t publicly report...
  • Did Protests outside Trump rally actually help his campaign? (Video Only)

    04/29/2016 6:10:20 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 80 replies
    FOX News Latino.com ^ | April 29,2016
    Video only at Source. (6 min) from Fox News- Mornings with Maria. Rick Sanchez argues with Republican Strategist Boris Epshteyn on the fallout (RIOT) following Donald Trump's Costa Mesa Rally last night. Contributor Dagen McDowell and the others condemn the rioter's violence, unequivocally. Sanchez twists Trump's words on immigration in a lame defense of La Raza instilled mob violence. (surprise-Not.) The news team believes that the out-of-control latino rioters will inspire even more Trump support.
  • Four Out Of Five Criminals In European Capital Are Foreigners

    04/29/2016 9:18:44 AM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 26 Apr 2016 | Oliver JJ Lane
    Danish police are being stretched by a migrant crime wave in capital Copenhagen as foreign outlaws “flock” to the city in ever greater numbers. Latest crime figures for 2015 obtained by Danish newspaper MetroXpress reveal that of 2,633 criminals who went before a judge, 2,049 were foreigners, some four fifths. This proportion — 78 per cent — is up from 65 per cent eight years ago. Although crime is low in Denmark compared to many other European countries, it has struggled with problems imported from abroad through Europe’s open borders Schengen agreement. ... These latest figures will add credence to...
  • Euphemism of the Decade ("justice-involved youth")

    04/27/2016 7:13:58 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 7 replies
    PowerLine ^ | 4/26/2016 | John Hinderaker
    Roger Clegg at The Corner spotted this one: I’m not sure, but I suspect that once upon a time “juvenile delinquent” was a liberal euphemism for “young criminal.” As often happens, however, eventually even the euphemism is thought to be too harsh, and so a better one has to be found. And so one has: This Obama-administration press release yesterday talked a lot about “justice-involved youth.” And so it does: In an effort to help young people involved in the justice system find jobs and housing, the U.S. Departments of Justice and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced $1.75...
  • Beyoncé features the mothers of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown(Meh)

    04/24/2016 5:27:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 4/24/2016 | Kelly Mclaughlin
    The mothers of Trayvon Martin and and Michael Brown are featured in Beyonce's new album, which was released on Jay-Z's Tidal streaming service on Saturday night after an HBO special promoting it. Lemonade is the title of both the singer's first album in three years, and the 'visual album' which aired on HBO to promote it. And the singer continued to lace her work with a political message, as well as hitting out at her husband Jay-Z amid rumors of infidelity while ultimately appearing to forgive him. Beyoncé's visual album Lemonade aired on HBO on Saturday, and the film served...
  • [Satire] Virginia Governor Enfranchises Felons

    04/23/2016 4:14:09 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire Blog ^ | Posted on April 23, 2016 | John Semmens
    Saying he is tired of waiting for the legislature to take action, Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va) issued an executive order restoring voting rights to convicted felons. The move is expected to add more than 200,000 Democrats to the state’s voter rolls. “Ours is a government of, by, and for the people,” McAuliffe said. “This means all the people. For better or for worse, criminals are part of society. As members of society they are entitled to the human right to vote, to choose who will represent their interests in the halls of government.” The Governor brushed aside Republican objections, calling...