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  • 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 · 20 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...
  • Obama: Our criminal justice system imprisons too many criminals

    04/23/2016 9:42:13 AM PDT · by PROCON · 106 replies
    investors.com ^ | April 23, 2016 | Andrew Malcolm
    President Obama’s weekly remarks Hello, everybody. Today, there are some 2.2 million people behind bars in America. Millions more are on parole or probation. All told, we spend $80 billion taxpayer dollars each year to keep people locked up. Many are serving unnecessarily long sentences for non-violent crimes. Almost 60 percent have mental health problems. Almost 70 percent were regular drug users. And as a whole, our prison population is disproportionately black and Latino.
  • Awkward! Rick Ross interrupts Barack Obama's White House speech about keeping kids out of trouble w

    04/18/2016 8:04:16 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 18, 2016 | James Wilkinson
    An attempt by President Obama to promote his 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative, which aims to keep youths of color out of trouble, came to a farcical end when rapper Rick Ross's ankle bracelet - which he received on a kidnapping and assault charge - went off. Obama had invited a bevy of hip-hop heavyweights, including Niki Minaj, Common, Busta Rhymes, Pusha T and DJ Khaled, to the meeting at the White House Friday. But none of them - least of all Ross himself - expected the ankle bracelet to interrupt the president, according to TMZ.
  • Rapper’s Ankle Monitor Goes Off At The White House

    04/18/2016 1:53:52 PM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    dailycaller ^ | April 18, 2016 | Kaitlan Collins
    Rick Ross’s ankle monitor went off while he was at the White House this weekend.The 40-year-old rapper — whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II — was in Washington, D.C. to support the administration’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, which aims to keep young black people out of jail. Barack Obama had just finished speaking when Ross’s ankle monitor began beeping loudly, TMZ reported Monday.
  • Obama’s War on America and Property

    04/16/2016 6:33:58 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/16/16 | Timothy Birdnow
    Obama and his Democratic allies are busily breaking the bonds of property ownership with the complicity of a Republican Party that prefers to stand silent Recently Baltimore County came to a settlement with the City over a scheme to colonize affluent County neighborhoods with HUD housing. According to Fox News: “With crime in the inner city soaring and many of Baltimore’s neighborhoods plagued by gang violence, there was a push to integrate those communities into neighborhoods in the surrounding county. The NAACP and others sued Baltimore County over alleged housing segregation – and the county has now settled, agreeing to...
  • ACLU Sues to Make Bail More Affordable for Illegal Immigrants

    04/12/2016 11:34:51 AM PDT · by detective · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Apr 2016 | Caroline May
    The government should consider individuals’ financial resources when setting the bond amount for aliens in removal proceedings, the ACLU argues. In a class lawsuit filed this month, the ACLU Foundation of Southern California and the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project say the federal government sets unacceptably high bond amounts for foreign nationals in deportation proceedings because it fails to consider their ability to pay. The result, the ACLU argues, is lengthier incarceration rates for poorer aliens.
  • Public Discussion About Black-on-Black Gun Violence

    04/08/2016 10:14:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 4/8/2016 | Clarence B. Jones
    Earlier today I viewed an excerpt from a short video clip of Ray Lewis, former Baltimore Ravens NFL star speaking to the Black Lives Matter movement about gun violence deaths of Black men resulting from the use of a gun by other Black men. Lewis made the point that such deaths are more frequent and quantitatively greater than those Black men killed by white police officers. What he said is true. I support the Black Lives Matter movement in it’s awakening the national conscience to numerous instances of lethal force used by police in killing black men. Most of such...
  • New Guidance Warns Landlords They Could Face Discrimination Charges For Turning Down…

    04/07/2016 9:17:39 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 6, 2016 | 6:40 PM EDT | Penny Starr
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is warning landlords they could face discrimination charges for turning down prospective tenants with criminal records — if the decision has an “unjustified discriminatory effect.” A Republican senator described new HUD guidance issued this week as yet another move by the Obama administration to support convicted criminals. The 10-page document states that “where a policy or practice that restricts access to housing on the basis of criminal history has a disparate impact on individuals of a particular race, national origin, or other protected class, such policy or practice is unlawful under the...
  • Rent To Criminals—Or Else

    04/07/2016 8:01:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/07/16 | Matthew Vadum
    Obama's threat to the nation's housing providers Welcome murderers, rapists, and thieves as your tenants or you will face huge monetary penalties, the Obama administration said in a new threat aimed at the nation’s landlords. Among convicted criminals, only drug dealers and drug manufacturers will be excluded from special protection as tenants under the administration’s novel interpretation of housing law.
  • Rent To Criminals -- Or Else: Obama's threat to the nation's housing providers.

    04/07/2016 7:23:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/07/2016 | Matthew Vadum
    Welcome murderers, rapists, and thieves as your tenants or you will face huge monetary penalties, the Obama administration said in a new threat aimed at the nation's landlords. Among convicted criminals, only drug dealers and drug manufacturers will be excluded from special protection as tenants under the administration's novel interpretation of housing law. “The fact that you were arrested shouldn’t keep you from getting a job and it shouldn’t keep you from renting a home,” Obama's far-left Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Julian Castro, told the annual meeting of the National Low Income Housing Coalition this week.  This is...
  • Vehicular homicide not enough to detain illegal immigrants: DHS

    04/04/2016 5:12:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 4, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Even being convicted of homicide isn’t enough to ensure illegal immigrants are detained by federal agents, the government’s top deportation official said in a letter to Congress released Monday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Sarah Saldana said neither Obama administration policy nor federal law required her agency to detain Edwin Mejia, an illegal immigrant who arrived as part of the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America, after he was charged with vehicular homicide in Nebraska. Still, she said her officers should have taken the initiative to detain him of their own volition, and she said she’s notified all...
  • It's time to talk about 'black privilege'

    04/03/2016 5:01:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    CNN ^ | March 31, 2016 | John Blake
    Here's some good news for all you black folks complaining about racism in America. You don't know how good you have it. At least that's the message I heard during one of the strangest conversations I've ever had about race. I was talking about the concept of white privilege -- the belief that being white comes with unearned advantages and everyday perks that its recipients are often unaware of. I asked a white retiree if he believed in the existence of white privilege. He said no, but there was another type of privilege he wanted to talk about: "Black privilege."...
  • Man guilty of raping girl in McHenry County, now faces deportation [County NW of Chicago]

    03/15/2016 3:26:26 PM PDT · by patq · 29 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 3/15/16 | Amanda Marrazzo
    A man has been found guilty of sexual assaulting a 14-year-old girl whose family he was staying with in McHenry County. Miguel Gomez, 37, was convicted Monday and now faces nine to 33 years in prison as well as deportation to Mexico. Authorities said Gomez was undocumented and was living with the family in southwestern McHenry County when he assaulted the girl last April.
  • John Kasich defends immigration stance at Ohio rally

    03/14/2016 2:54:34 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 22 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3/14/16 | Seth McLaughlin
    Gov. John Kasich defended Monday his support of an immigration overhaul that includes the legalization of nonviolent illegal immigrants, telling supporters on the eve of the Ohio primary that it is unrealistic to think that the federal government is going to boot illegal immigrants out of the country. The issue of illegal immigration has been a dividing line in the GOP presidential campaign, including here in Ohio, where businessman Donald Trump has vowed to finish the fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border and make the Mexican government pay for it, and promised to make people living in the country illegally to...
  • Mississippi Fugitive Rafael McCloud Fatally Shot After Forcing Way Into Home: Police

    03/10/2016 11:57:30 AM PST · by Innovative · 12 replies
    NBC ^ | March 10, 2016 | Erik Ortiz
    A family being held hostage by a suspected murderer fatally shot him Thursday morning — ending the multi-agency manhunt for the armed and dangerous felon, police said. At one point, McCloud stabbed the man in the shoulder and he got loose. The man and his wife managed to grab a gun and one of them shot McCloud during the hours-long struggle, Armstrong told The Associated Press.
  • Gunmen Open Fire on Backyard Party Near Pittsburgh, Killing 5(Lecture time again)

    03/10/2016 9:04:41 AM PST · by rktman · 49 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 3/10/2016 | MATT STROUD and ELI ROSENBERG
    WILKINSBURG, Pa. — The police in a Pittsburgh suburb on Thursday were searching for at least two gunmen who opened fired on a backyard party late Wednesday, killing five and injuring three. Lt. Andrew Schurman of the Allegheny County police said the gunmen barged into the party at a house in Wilkinsburg, Pa. shortly before 11 p.m., and opened fire from two different locations. Shots were initially fired from an alley into the backyard, causing the partygoers to seek safety, the police said in a statement. They “were all fleeing toward the backdoor of the residence when the second gunman...
  • Mass. elections official warns Clinton camp no stumping in polls

    03/02/2016 6:02:41 AM PST · by Prolixus · 26 replies
    BOSTON HERALD ^ | Tuesday, March 01, 2016 | Bob McGovern
    The Massachusetts Secretary of State sent a gentle reminder to Hillary Clinton’s camp today — neither former President Bill Clinton, nor anyone else, can campaign at the polls today. “We received some complaints that he was campaigning, and the office reminded the campaign that state law prohibits campaigning within 150 feet of a polling place,” said Brian McNiff, spokesman for Secretary of the Commonwealth, William F. Galvin. The former president was on the road today in the Bay State, shaking hands at polls at several stops. However, no evidence was presented that he was actively campaigning at the polls, and...
  • Lynch: Federal Prisons Must Now Hand Over Illegals with Deportation Orders to ICE First

    02/24/2016 4:14:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 2/24/16 | Melanie Hunter
    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday that the administration is changing how the Federal Bureau of Prisons handles illegal immigrants with deportation orders, allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take custody first instead of turning those prisoners over to local and state authorities to face prosecution. “I do want to reiterate the fact that one of the things we hope will be as effective also and more immediately effective is our policy whereby the Bureau of Prisons is – instead of deferring to the state or local entity detainer and turning a deportable
  • DC government will pay criminals not to commit crimes

    02/17/2016 2:17:21 PM PST · by detective · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 3, 2016 | Rick Moran
    In ancient times, it was known as "Tribute" - a city or town paying barbarians not to attack and destroy their homes. Sometimes it worked, and the barbarians went away. But more often than not, the barbarians happily took the tribute and then attacked and looted the city anyway. The city government of Washington, D.C. is looking to revive the practice by paying criminals up to perhaps $9,000 a year not to commit any crimes.
  • Disclosure: TSA Cannot Verify Employees’ Criminal Histories; Thousands of IDs, Badges Missing

    02/04/2016 1:35:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 02/04/2016 | Adam Kredo
    Government oversight officials informed Congress on Wednesday that the Transportation Security Administration continues to operate in disarray, failing to record basic security details for thousands of employees and not tracking official IDs and badges that allow access to the most sensitive areas of an airport. Lawmakers described the security agency as operating "in chaos" and expressed frustration with Obama administration officials as they informed the House Oversight Committee about a range of security shortfalls that continue to endanger the nation's 450 commercial airports. TSA's inability to properly screen and track employees has been well documented for years. However, the administration...
  • Conservatives Oppose Mass Criminal Release

    02/01/2016 6:50:03 AM PST · by detective · 12 replies
    AIM ^ | February 1, 2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    With the presidential race the focus of most of the media attention, a major division among Senate Republicans over so-called "criminal justice reform" has gotten little attention. But the liberal media are now beginning to notice that conservatives are mounting a campaign to stop a piece of legislation that has been advertised as a major part of President Obama's left-wing legacy. The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 2123) would release thousands of criminals back on the streets at a time of rising crime rates, in the name of reducing what liberals call "mass incarceration."
  • Cops: Liquor store clerk fatally shoots 2 would-be robbers, 15 and 17

    01/11/2016 8:39:58 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 117 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | January 11, 2016 | Jeremy Gorner, Gregory Pratt, Megan Crepeau, Rosemary Regina Sobol and Dawn Rhodes
    Two would-be robbers who were fatally shot at a liquor store in the Gresham neighborhood Saturday night have been identified as a 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy, authorities said. Keshawn Marzette, 15, of the 8300 block of South Throop Street, and William Larson, 17, of the same address, were pronounced dead on the scene, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Autopsies Sunday determined both died of multiple gunshot wounds and their deaths were classified as homicides, the office said. The two were shot to death by a store employee about 8:30 p.m. when they tried to rob...
  • 'Road tour' by Cabinet members to promote Obama proposals

    01/10/2016 4:43:21 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 10, 2016 6:20 PM EST | Kevin Freking
    Cabinet members will be traveling around the country in the coming days to help promote President Barack Obama's State of the Union proposals. The White House says the "road tour" is geared toward highlighting pressing issues facing the country such as climate change, health, criminal justice and access to opportunity. ...
  • [Blast from the Past] Clintons Return White House Furniture

    12/29/2015 3:45:05 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    After they were criticized for taking $190,000 worth of china, flatware, rugs, televisions, sofas and other gifts with them when they left, the Clintons announced last week that they would pay for $86,000 worth of gifts, or nearly half the amount. Their latest decision to send back $28,000 in gifts brings to $114,000 the value of items the Clintons have either decided to pay for or return.