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  • Should convicted former House speaker get his pension back? [MA; Finneran]

    12/04/2016 10:19:35 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 5, 2016 12:33 AM EST | Denise Lavoie
    The highest court in Massachusetts is set to hear arguments in a long-running legal battle over whether former House speaker Thomas Finneran should be able to collect his $34,000 annual pension despite his conviction on an obstruction of justice charge. Finneran’s fall from grace began in 2003 when he lied about his role in a legislative redistricting plan. …
  • Boston high schoolers plan mass walk-out to protest Trump

    12/03/2016 10:45:36 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 122 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | December 3, 3016 | J.D. Capelouto
    “Donald J. Trump will be the next president of the United States and we have the right to protest and stand together against the inexcusable statements he has made about, and the harmful policies he promises to enact against, immigrants, Muslims, black Americans, the disabled, the LGBTQ+ community and women,” organizers wrote in a description for a Facebook event.
  • Cambridge Firefighters Battle 10-Alarm Blaze In City

    12/03/2016 2:20:57 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    WBUR ^ | 12/03/2016 5:15 PM | Bab Shaffer
    Cambridge police are telling people to avoid the areas of Berkshire Street and Vandine Street as firefighters battle a 10-alarm blaze in the city. The first call for the fire went out at about 2 p.m. The blaze is close to Kendall Square and the Kendall Square Cinema. In a tweet, the Cambridge Firefighters Local 30 said at seven to eight buildings are involved. ... Authorities say they have intentionally cut off power in the surrounding area.
  • Breaking--Nine Alarm Fire in Cambridge, MA

    12/03/2016 1:06:12 PM PST · by Pearls Before Swine · 168 replies
    patch.com ^ | 12/03/2016 | Mike Caraggi
    There is a massive nine-alarm fire blazing in Cambridge near Berkshire and York Streets. Nine alarms are the most that can be called. Firefighters from communities well outside the area being called in. Cambridge police are asking that the public avoid the area. Multiple buildings are on fire, including a church. At least one building has reportedly collapsed. Fire companies from all corners are on-scene to assist, including from Boston, Newton, Waltham and Wakefield.
  • Ted Cruz Aide May Have Inadvertently Handed Donald Trump The Presidency (Jeff Roe)

    12/02/2016 12:48:53 PM PST · by drewh · 53 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2:59 PM 12/02/2016 | Send tips to rachel@dailycallernewsfoundation.org.
    The Ted Cruz campaign may have played a key role in handing Donald Trump the White House, an on the record discussion between key political operatives Thursday revealed. Cruz’s campaign manager, Jeff Roe, warned the Trump campaign ahead of the New Hampshire primary that support for him was dropping in their internal polls, giving Trump a chance to recalibrate his strategy in the key primary state. He went on to win New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina, essentially locking up the Republican nomination. Corey Lewandowski, then Trump’s campaign manager, recalled the phone call at an election post-mortem hosted by Harvard...
  • Oh, to be a fly on the wall during Baker-Trump phone call

    12/02/2016 6:07:55 AM PST · by luke1825 · 5 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 12-2 | peter lucas
    Gov. Charlie Baker revealed Monday that he had spoken by phone with President-elect Donald Trump, whom he did not support, after his election. Although the conversation was private, this column has obtained a totally bogus, invented transcript of the conversation. It went like this:
  • Elizabeth Warren’s Preposterous Mandate Argument

    12/01/2016 11:43:56 AM PST · by Cheerio · 41 replies
    PoliZette ^ | 01 Dec 2016 | Brendan Kirby
    Progressive senator ignores facts and common sense in asserting America wants Democratic agenda Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), whose party is at one of the weakest positions it has been in more than a century, grasped at straws this week in trying to argue the Republicans lack a mandate to govern. The liberal firebrand’s speech on the Senate floor on Monday night got a fair amount of attention for its attacks on a Republican-backed medical research bill that she lambasted as a giveaway to big pharmaceutical companies. Less noticed was Warren’s argument that a party that won the White House and...
  • Cooper Corners Senator Warren: ‘Your Message Is Not Resonating’(RUH ROH!)

    12/01/2016 8:21:08 AM PST · by rktman · 33 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 11/30/2016 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    During an extended interview on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 Wednesday night, things got a little heated between Cooper and Senator Elizabeth Warren. The almost 25 minute long interview grew tense when Cooper grilled Warren on how out of touch the Democratic Party is with Middle America. “When you look at that electoral map, I mean, there is blue on both coasts basically, and there is a lot of red in the entire rest of the country,” he noted before asking, “Do you feel like you are out of touch?” Warren quickly went on the defensive and tried to hide behind...
  • Hampshire College Needs an Education What Flag Means

    11/30/2016 8:06:23 PM PST · by Adriana Cohen · 11 replies
    The Boston Herald | November 30, 2016 | Adriana Cohen
    http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists/adriana_cohen/2016/11/cohen_hampshire_college_needs_an_education_on_what_flag_means#.WD7KRvd_oSw.twitter
  • Senate Dems Pen Letter Indicating Fight Against Jeff Sessions’ AG Nomination

    11/30/2016 7:57:13 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 105 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 30, 2016 | Adelle Nazarian
    Senate Democrats are making it clear that Sen. Jeff Sessions will not have an easy time being confirmed as President-elect Donald J. Trump’s first attorney general. In a letter addressed to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Democrats on the committee pushed for extensive confirmation hearings, indicating that they plan resistance, despite the fact that they referred to him as “a colleague” with whom they “have a personal and cordial relationship.” The senators also requested that Grassley allow for outside witnesses to testify on Sessions’ track record on immigration, civil and voting rights, women’s rights, and government oversight due...
  • Harvard’s Hypocritical Protection of ‘Undocumented’ Students

    11/30/2016 8:02:37 AM PST · by detective · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Nov 2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    Harvard University has vowed that it will protect illegal aliens on campus, including who are enrolled as students, according to the Harvard Gazette. The effort is in anticipation of President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to enforce immigration laws. Earlier this month, Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust wrote a letter to the Harvard community, sharing her concern at the likely effect of Trump’s policies on “students, scholars, and staff at Harvard, especially on students who are undocumented.” She said that the Harvard University Police Department would not cooperate with federal immigration officials without a warrant, and that the university would be making additional legal resources...
  • Don't expect Trump to extend Mass. a green line

    11/29/2016 12:41:23 PM PST · by luke1825 · 17 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 11-29 | peter lucas
    The way things are going, Donald Trump is going to have to get a restraining order against Elizabeth Warren. The senior senator from Massachusetts, with her extreme and escalating rhetoric against Trump, is acting as though she's unhinged. It is either a restraining order or a call in to Attorney General Maura Healey's new hate crime hotline that was set up following Trump's election to report acts of intimidation or harassmen
  • UMass Democrats fight back against Trump’s policies

    11/29/2016 5:27:32 AM PST · by pabianice · 45 replies
    UMass Daily Collegian ^ | 11/28/16 | Editorial Staff
    To the Editor: In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, we’ve heard many calls from media and political figures to give Trump another chance. They suggested he might moderate his positions, that it would not be so bad and that we should unite and work together as a nation. What did Trump do with this fresh chance in the very first week? He appointed Steve Bannon to the pivotal role of Chief Strategist, a decision that was instantly applauded by the American Nazi Party and the KKK. Bannon is a leader in the effort to mainstream white nationalism in American...
  • Tufts U. student leaders reject free speech measure, call it ‘unsafe’

    11/28/2016 9:56:20 AM PST · by C19fan · 12 replies
    College Fix ^ | November 28, 2016 | Peter Van Voorhis
    A sweeping free speech resolution has been rejected by Tufts University’s student government, whose members called the effort to broaden and clarify students’ First Amendment rights “unsafe.” Tufts has a “red light” speech-code rating from FIRE, which means it maintains at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech.
  • The Kuhner Report,Jeffrey Kuhner Show,M-F,12NOON-3PM,EST,WRKO AM,November 28-December 2,2016

    11/28/2016 9:03:54 AM PST · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    The Kuhner Report ^ | November 28,2016 | Jeffrey Kuhner
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  • Veterans protest flag removal at Hampshire College

    11/27/2016 8:42:40 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 24 replies
    22WWLP ^ | 11/27/2016
    Amherst, Mass. (WWLP) – At least one thousand veterans gathered in Amherst this afternoon to protest the removal of the American flag at Hampshire College. 22news spoke to protesters about why they strongly disagreed with the college’s decision. Freedom is not free. That’s the lesson that hundreds of veterans, their families and friends and other local residents hoped to teach students at Hampshire College Sunday afternoon. Jerry Maguire, Veteran said, “They took down my flag, they have a right to that, I’m here to defend their right to do that but I want them to understand how bad that hurts...
  • Porn accidentally airs instead of CNN in Boston for 30 minutes

    11/25/2016 11:42:42 AM PST · by nickedknack · 87 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | November 25, 2016 | Blanche Johnson
    CNN viewers were in for a surprise Thursday night when about 30 minutes of pornography aired. Boston-area viewers thought they were tuning into “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” but instead they found hardcore porn was being broadcasted.
  • Two Boston police officers dragged by car

    11/23/2016 6:13:37 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 12 replies
    WPRI 12 Eyewitness News ^ | November 23 | Erica Ponte
    BOSTON, Mass (WPRI) — The search is on for a driver, accused of a hit-and-run that injured police officers. According to Boston Police Superintendent Randall Halstead, police were responding to a report of a person with a gun at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, when they spotted a car that matched one of the three possible descriptions given. When approaching the car, the driver took off, dragging two officers and nearly hitting two others.
  • Students Face Disciplinary Action After Hoaxing ‘KKK’ Vandalism

    11/22/2016 5:07:34 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 21, 2016 | John Binder
    Two Williams College students are now facing disciplinary action after hoaxing vandalism which appeared to be Ku Klux Klan (KKK) inspired days after the 2016 Election. The two students, whom the college has not publicly named, poured fake blood on staircases of a building and spelled out “AMKKK KILL” on the walls, according to the Williams Record.
  • AG Healey vows to fight judge’s deposition order in Exxon case

    11/21/2016 12:53:50 PM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 11 replies
    Attorney General Maura Healey promised to “vigorously oppose” a Texas judge’s order for her to testify in a deposition relating to her office’s probe of Exxon Mobil’s climate change policy and said she has no plans to visit the Lone Star State for the Dec. 13 hearing. “Our position in this ligation is that the authorities in Texas, and specifically the federal court down there, has no jurisdiction over state attorneys general and the work of their offices,” Healey told reporters today at the State House. “It’s been disappointing to see Exxon fight the request for basic information. Our job...
  • Eminent Injustice in Cranberry Country

    11/21/2016 9:39:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 21, 2016 | Jeff Jacoby
    NOBODY MOVES to Carver, Mass., for its urban flair. The town is rural and quiet, thickly wooded with pine and cedar — the sort of place people move to when they have a hankering to raise chickens, grow vegetables, and luxuriate amid an abundance of open space.It's also about as wet a place as you can find in Massachusetts. Half the town consists of wetland, much of it in the form of cranberry bogs. The cranberry industry has always been a Carver mainstay; in the 1940s, the town produced more of the tart little fruits than any other place on...
  • The Kuhner Report,Jeffrey T.Kuhner Show,M-F,EST,12NOONPM-3PM,WRKO AM,November 21-25,2016

    11/21/2016 9:10:11 AM PST · by Biggirl · 2 replies
    The Kuhner Report ^ | November 21,2016 | Jeffrey Kuhner
    Good Afternoon And Happy Thanksgiving From The State That Gave It To America.
  • College Stops Flying US Flag Entirely After Flag-Burning Incident

    11/20/2016 8:11:29 PM PST · by kevcol · 65 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 20, 2016 | Blake Neff
    Hampshire College in Massachusetts has announced that it will no longer fly the U.S. flag at all in response to an incident where the flag was taken down and burned. The president of the college says that by getting rid of the flag the school will be able to focus on other issues like halting Islamophobia and promoting gay rights. The mess for Hampshire College started a week and a half ago, after Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election. The school responded to Trump’s victory by keeping the U.S. flag at half-staff, as if in mourning, which upset...
  • Man Admits Lying About ‘Trump Country Lynching’ Hate Crime Report

    11/19/2016 2:55:14 AM PST · by BlessedBeGod · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 18, 2016 | Warner Todd Huston
    An African-American man in Malden, Massachusetts has now admitted that he fabricated a hate crime report when he claimed two white men accosted him, saying the U.S. is now “Trump country,” and threatened to lynch him. A man in the suburb north of Boston told police on Tuesday that he was accosted by two white men after getting off a Boston mass transit bus near Broadway Square in Malden. The complainant, who has remained unidentified, said the men used racial slurs and warned him he would soon be lynched because the U.S. is now “Trump country.” The man said he...
  • New waters for jobless John Kerry in ’17

    11/16/2016 8:18:35 PM PST · by kevcol · 56 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | November 16, 2016 | Gayle Fee
    Globe-trotting Secretary of State John Kerry will be retiring come January, and now that the wife, Teresa Heinz, has put his two favorite big-boy toys on the market — the $25 million manse on Nantucket and the $4 million yacht Isabel — whatever will the ex-senator do with all his spare time? “The wife giveth, and the wife taketh away,” said one island wag. “Looks like he’ll have to find a job.” . . . Kerry has said he would like to continue to work on global-warming type issues once he leaves the State Department, and with Trump looking to...
  • Fraternity ousts 2 students who waved Trump flag at college (Road Trip Gone Bad)

    11/15/2016 5:02:08 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 42 replies
    AP via Providence Journal ^ | 11/10/2016 | staff
    <p>A fraternity has ousted two Massachusetts college students accused of driving through Hillary Clinton's alma mater and waving a Donald Trump flag hours after she conceded the presidential race.</p>
  • From grease to specialized license plate covers, drivers try to beat tolls

    11/15/2016 8:10:49 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies
    MassLive ^ | October 30, 2016 | Scott J. Croteau
    Across the country people have tried all sorts of ways to trick all-electronic tolling technology from capturing their license plates in order to avoid paying a toll, but officials in Massachusetts said the tricks aren't new and the technology is ready to catch the scofflaws.Massachusetts will move to all-electronic tolling on Friday and has Raytheon's All Electronic Tolling System ready to read E-ZPass transponders as well as take pictures of the vehicles including the rear and front license plates if drivers go through without a transponder.Raytheon's system is able to take color pictures of vehicles and track the make and...
  • Wanda Sykes booed off stage after anti-Trump remarks at charity benefit [cussed crowd]

    11/14/2016 3:22:16 PM PST · by Hadean · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | Nov. 14, 2016
    Wanda Sykes shouted a series of expletives while giving the middle finger to the audience during a charity event in Boston Saturday. The comedian flipped off the crowd at Boston's TD Garden arena after she was booed for her anti-Trump comments at the 22nd annual Comics Come Home fundraiser on behalf of the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care. "I am certain this is not the first time we’ve elected a racist, sexist, homophobic president," Sykes told the crowd according to the Boston Herald. "He's just the first confirmed one, that's it." Sykes' comments were met with loud boos, prompting...
  • Comedian Wanda Sykes Booed Off Stage after Anti-Trump Rant (then flips off crowd)

    11/14/2016 1:35:45 PM PST · by drewh · 23 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | Nov 14 2016 | by Daniel Nussbaum
    Comedian Wanda Sykes confronted a Boston audience Saturday night after she was booed for making disparaging comments about President-elect Donald Trump at a charity stand-up comedy event. The 52-year-old comedian and actress was about five minutes into her set at the Cam Neely Foundation’s 22nd annual Comics Come Home fundraiser at the TD Garden when she was loudly booed for attacking Trump. "Its goiing to be okay,” Sykes had said. “I am certain this is not the first time we’ve elected a racist, sexist, homophobic president. He ain’t the first one. He’s just the first confirmed one.” When the comment...
  • Massachusetts Turnpike: EZ-Pass Replaces Cash, Toll Booths Now a Thing of the Past

    11/12/2016 1:03:35 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 62 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | October 30, 2016 | Ryan Anthony
    The Massachusetts Turnpike is in uncharted water as EZ Pass has replaced cash along the state’s turnpike system and many toll collectors have been laid off. In a world where many systems have gone electronic from payment for movies to parking, it was only a matter of time before the personless, electronic system eventually took over toll roads, as well. Along the Massachusetts Turnpike, it happened this weekend with toll collectors working their last shifts and the state moving quickly to tear down the booths where collections happened for decades. According to the Boston Globe, the new cashless collections system...
  • Seven reasons to move to Massachusetts instead of Canada

    11/11/2016 10:26:49 AM PST · by kevcol · 42 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | November 11, 2016 | Brian J. White
    Americans crashed Canada’s Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship website Tuesday night as Donald Trump rode a populist wave to victory. But those looking for an escape from Trump’s policies may not need to head across the border — Massachusetts offers plenty of attractive options that our neighbor to the north lacks. Here are a few that come to mind: 1. If Obamacare is repealed, Massachusetts will still have universal health care. It’s been state law since 2006 and is what the Affordable Care Act was modeled on.
  • Boston Public Schools offering counseling for students after election

    11/10/2016 8:24:49 PM PST · by Coleus · 20 replies
    boston.com ^ | 11.09.16 | Meagan McGinnes
    Boston Public Schools are offering counseling and advice to students after Tuesday’s unexpected presidential election result.Superintendent Tommy Chang wrote an open letter to the school community Wednesday offering resources for students, their families, and staff who may be concerned after Republican Donald Trump’s victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton.“The coming days and weeks may be challenging for many, and celebratory for others,” Chang wrote. “As educators, we should use this opportunity as a teachable moment to have conversations with our students about the democratic process, how we can resolve differences and conflicts, and how we can address diverse and sometimes conflicting ideology.  We need...
  • New Balance Faces Social Media Backlash After Welcoming Trump

    The Boston-based footwear maker has opposed the Trans-Pacific free trade agreement; rival Nike supports it New Balance Athletic Inc. may be the first corporation to get hit by backlash against President-elect Donald Trump. The privately held sneaker company—long an opponent of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement—welcomed the election of Mr. Trump as a reprieve from the policies of President Barack Obama. “The Obama administration turned a deaf ear to us and frankly, with President-elect Trump, we feel things are going to move in the right direction,” Matthew LeBretton, New Balance’s vice president of public affairs, said in an interview...
  • The Kuhner Report,Jeffrey Kuhner Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,WRKO AM,November 10-18,2016

    11/10/2016 8:57:08 AM PST · by Biggirl · 6 replies
    The Kuhner Report ^ | November 10,2016 | Jeffrey Kuhner
    WELCOME TO THE KUHNER REPORT SHOW!
  • A FREAKOUT AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE

    11/10/2016 5:58:52 AM PST · by C19fan · 37 replies
    Powerline ^ | November 9, 2016 | Paul Mirengoff
    Hillary Clinton is a Wellesley grad, but that’s no excuse for this inane letter from Wellesley president Paula Johnson to the “Wellesley community”: For many of us hoping to see our first woman president, this election has surprised and disappointed us. But the Wellesley spirit is indomitable, and it is in this spirit that I wanted to express to you my feeling of resolve—a powerful resolve to transform this moment into a call for action. Though it may seem impossible in the rush of emotions many of us are feeling, this must become one of those rare moments of clarity...
  • Anti-Trump Rallies in Boston : Numerous rallies were held on Wednesday

    11/09/2016 2:29:00 PM PST · by jonatron · 37 replies
    NECN.com ^ | 11/9/2016 | By Caitlin Fichtel
    An organization calling itself the Boston Socialist Alternative has scheduled a rally against Donald Trump for 7 p.m. at the Statehouse in Boston on Wednesday night. Elan Axelbank, a member of the organization, said the reason behind the rally was to "come out and immediately build a movement against (Trump's) agenda." Axelbank, a student, became involved with the group a few years ago because he was frustrated with the amount of inequality in the country. "It is dangerous to have Donald Trump as President of the United States and the most effective way to lessen danger is to organize a...
  • Mitt Romney Sends ‘Best Wishes’ To President-Elect Donald Trump

    11/09/2016 6:38:06 AM PST · by kevcol · 68 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | November 9, 2016 | CBS
    BOSTON (CBS) – Mitt Romney, a critic of Donald Trump who came up short in his own campaign for president, is wishing Trump well after his surprise victory. “Best wishes for our duly elected president: May his victory speech be his guide and preserving the Republic his aim,” Romney tweeted Wednesday morning.
  • Bernie Marcus to Sen. Elizabeth Warren: I don't know what you're smoking!

    11/08/2016 7:22:23 AM PST · by Arcy · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 7, 2016 | Fox News
    Hugely successful business owner and co-founder of Home Depot, Bernie Marcus, slams Sen. Elizabeth Warren over her business and economic ignorance that is contributing to the demise of the United States economy.
  • 'Disappointed' Gov. Charlie Baker leaves presidential ballot blank (Rino-MA)

    11/08/2016 6:59:00 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 91 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 11/8/16 | Laurel Sweet
    Gov. Charlie Baker, the state's most prominent Republican, did not cast a vote for president of the United States for the first time in his life today. "This is the first time I haven't voted for president and I'm obviously disappointed about that," Baker said outside The First Church in Swampscott, where he was 40th in line to vote - his wife Lauren, 39th - at 7 a.m. in a 35-degree chill. Baker also passed on penning a write-in candidate. "But you know what? I have lots of friends who are voting for Hillary Clinton. I have lots of friends...
  • Patriots for Trump

    11/08/2016 3:35:01 AM PST · by Biggirl · 16 replies
    Breibart.com ^ | November 8, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced Monday at an election-eve rally in New Hampshire that he has received the endorsement of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick.
  • The Boston Fatwa

    11/07/2016 3:30:40 AM PST · by detective · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 6, 2016 | Janet Tassel
    When Rabbi Jonathan Hausman arranged for an event called "National Security Chaos" a few days ago at his synagogue in Stoughton, Massachusetts, he didn't expect to become the target of a fatwa. The evening's speakers included Rep. Michele Bachmann; Frank Gaffney, Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Reagan administration, and now head of the Center for Security Policy; and retired General Jerry Boykin. These folks did not meet the lofty standards of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which issued an encyclical to that effect, which in turn resulted in a petition circulated by The Islamic Society of Boston and...
  • DNC Donations Scandal May Go Beyond Boston Law Firm ('nother scandal)

    11/03/2016 12:00:24 AM PDT · by pissant · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11.02.16 | Sue O'halloran
    The Democratic National Committee, already engulfed by the WikiLeaks Donna Brazile scandal, is again on the defense Wednesday as some Democratic Senate candidates in tight races scramble to return thousands of dollars in campaign donations following allegations of a massive straw-donor scandal, which Republicans say may be wider than initial reports. Despite the fanfare, one high profile Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), says she won't return the donations until it is proven that they were given illegally. The Campaign Legal Center, which represents the public interest, confirmed to FOXBusiness.com, it has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission over...
  • Elizabeth Warren Has It Wrong on Voter Fraud

    10/31/2016 8:16:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 28, 2016 | Jason Snead
    Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., penned an op-ed for The Washington Post equating loose rhetoric by a political opponent with legitimate concerns expressed by many about inadequate safeguards in our electoral system. The op-ed is a classic sleight of hand, reducing a discussion about a topic as serious as election integrity to an ad hominem attack. For the senator, such antics are necessary because the facts simply do not bear out the progressive position. The simple fact is that election fraud often goes undetected. Overburdened prosecutors frequently assign vote fraud cases a low priority, particularly after an election is...
  • Libertarian VP Candidate Defends Clinton Over Email Investigation

    10/31/2016 5:40:19 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 27 replies
    KTRK ^ | 31 OCTOBER 2016 | KTRK
    WASHINGTON (KTRK) -- Hillary Clinton is getting a boost from one of the most unlikely of places: the Libertarian Party candidate for vice president. Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld said he was "outraged" by the FBI's new investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server.
  • The Kuhner Report,Jeffrey Kuhner Show,M-F,12NOON-3PM,WRKO AM,October 31-November 9,2016

    10/31/2016 10:53:32 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 3 replies
    The Kuhner Report ^ | October 31,2016 | Jeffrey Kuhner
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  • Police Association Under Fire For Anti-Hillary Clinton Facebook Posts

    10/30/2016 5:35:03 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 18 replies
    ajc.com ^ | Oct. 29, 2016
    The Medford Police Patrolmen's Association president is admitting poor judgment after photos of Medford officers arresting someone dressed up as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton were posted on their Facebook page. The photos, posted Saturday, showed someone with a Clinton mask on, wearing an orange jumpsuit. The officers were holding handcuffs, as if they were arresting her, and smiling. The caption of the photo said, "Look who MPD grabbed at the Fall Festival in Haines Square today."
  • Boston Red Sox Legend Curt Schilling Says He'll Run Against Elizabeth Warren for US Senate

    10/18/2016 9:10:22 AM PDT · by drewh · 49 replies
    CBS ^ | 1 hour ago | Dayn Perry
    The former major league pitcher has had political aspirations for some time Curt Schilling, who pitched for parts of 20 seasons in the major leagues and won 216 career games, has announced his intention to run for U.S. Senate against Democrat Elizabeth Warren in Massachusetts. Here's what Schilling said on Tuesday: Schilling, 49, self-identifies as a conservative, and has established himself as a controversial political gadfly since retiring from baseball in 2007. Schilling previously said he would run for president in 2020 or 2024. As for Warren, 67, she's in her first term in the Senate. In 2012, she defeated...
  • Investigators find Molotov cocktail, bottles with flamable liquid in burned student's apartment

    02/05/2014 1:09:50 PM PST · by BelleAl · 95 replies
    ATLANTA — Friends say a Georgia Tech graduate student is in critical condition after an apartment fire off 10th Street in midtown. Atlanta police told Channel 2’s Erica Byfield that Saamar Akhshabi was burned from an incendiary device in the incident. WSBTV.com reported the explosion as breaking news Tuesday just after 8:30 p.m. When investigators arrived on scene they found the international student with severe burns to his hands, arms and chest.
  • ‘They Protect Us’: Belichick Says Patriots Support Boston Police, Injured Officers

    10/14/2016 3:24:48 PM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 14, 2016
    Patriots head coach Bill Belichick started his press conference on Friday with a message of support for the Boston Police Department and two of its officers who were critically wounded in a shootout Wednesday night. “Before we get into Cincinnati, on behalf of the team, I just want to express our appreciation and support for the Boston Police Department,” Belichick said. “I can’t imagine, but I can imagine the amount of stress that department has to deal with and their challenges every day, and the difficulty of the situation they’ve been put in.”
  • Massachussetts transgender bathroom law faces legal challenge

    10/13/2016 5:11:08 PM PDT · by Petrosius · 7 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | October 13, 2016 | Associated Press
    ADF say the new law could force churches to 'violate their core religious beliefs' A religious liberty organisation is taking legal action to protect Massachussetts churches from having to open transgender bathrooms. The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has filed a federal lawsuit against a new state law which they say is “punishing” the protected religious speech of churches and pastors. It comes as states are suing the Obama administration over its efforts to make hospitals, schools and other institutions change their policies towards transgender issues. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) said it sued on behalf of four Massachusetts churches to protect...