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  • MDC professor beaten — was it a ‘hit’ over a grade? [Head bashed in concrete; sound familiar?]

    04/22/2014 5:48:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 16 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 4/21/14 | MICHAEL VASQUEZ AND GREGORY CASTILLO
    ...police continue to investigate a brutal attack against music professor Marc Magellan. The professor appears to have been specifically targeted, and it was not a robbery — none of his personal items were taken. As Magellan was leaving campus last week, a man called out “Professor Marc,”...When Magellan turned around, he was sucker-punched in the face. That unexpected blow knocked Magellan, 31, to the ground of the campus parking garage. From there, the attacker continued beating the professor “unmercifully,” according to police. At one point, Magellan says, the assailant “was powerfully punching the side of my head against the concrete...
  • Easter Monday event at National Zoo ends with shooting

    04/22/2014 3:42:48 AM PDT · by csvset · 37 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 21, 2014 | By Meredith Somers
    Two people were shot Monday afternoon near the National Zoo, marking the second time in three years that an annual Easter Monday event has ended with violence. The shooting, near the zoo during its annual African American Family Celebration, came as a large number of officers were already in the area. "We were not expecting this, but we had a heavy police presence," Cmdr. Reese said in an evening press conference. The Easter Monday event for black families across the region grew out of a grassroots community tradition more than 100 years ago.
  • Activists to UMich: Admit unqualified students, if they are black

    04/17/2014 9:11:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 16, 2014 | Robby Soave
    Activists with the radical pro-affirmative action group, By Any Means Necessary, staged a protest on Tuesday featuring a black Detroit high school student who was denied admission to the University of Michigan. The student, Brooke Kimbrough, claimed UM rejected her because of her “morals,” and not her below-average ACT score of 23. (The average U-M student has a score between 28 and 32.) “I believe that I have been rejected because of the morals that I stand for,” said Kimbrough, according to Fox 2 news. “I will take back my freedom as a tool to help others. I have...
  • Ukraine Announces Full-Scale Army Operation on Pro-Russian Militants

    04/14/2014 6:57:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 14, 2014 | Mike Shedlock
    In what some call "crunch time" others a worst case scenario, Ukraine Announces Full-Scale Army Operation on Pro-Russian Militants in Seized Buildings. Ukraine's president says a full-scale operation involving the army will be launched in the east after pro-Russian militants seized government buildings. Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said he would not allow a repetition of what happened in Crimea which was annexed by Russia last month. His live televised address from parliament came after pro-Russian forces targeted half a dozen cities. An urgent meeting of the UN Security Council will be held in New York. The meeting, at 20:00 New...
  • Islamic Group Flaunts “Jesus Is Muslim” Billboards in Ohio

    03/31/2014 6:20:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 44 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/28/2014 | Jim Hoft
    “The Last Hour would not come unless the Muslims will fight against the Jews. The Jews would hide themselves behind a stone or a tree and a stone or a tree would say: ‘Muslim, or the servant of Allah, there is a Jew behind me; come and kill him.” Sahih Muslim, Kitab al-Fitan wa Ashrat as-Sa’ah, Book 41 of Koran, 6985 The Islamic group “Ask a Muslim” is running “Jesus is Muslim” billboards in Columbus, Ohio. Mohammad, the founder of Islam, was born 500 years after Jesus’s death. The Christian Post reported, via Free Republic:
  • Woman explains what happened when roving mass mob of black teens attacked her in Louisville

    03/26/2014 6:12:13 PM PDT · by RonPaulLives · 150 replies
    The RIght Scoop ^ | March 26, 2014 | The Right Scoop
    The other night we reported how a mob of 200 teens went on a rampage in downtown Louisville, Kentucky last Saturday night, assaulting people and mob-robbing stores. There was surveillance footage from a store that was mob-robbed that showed the teens to be black – a detail left out in the reporting of the story. One of the women attacked was reported to be in her car with her children in the backseat. She has come forward to explain what really happened and it’s a situation none of us would want to find ourselves in, especially with 5 children in...
  • President Obama warns youth: Sign up for Obamacare or we will charge you a penalty

    03/15/2014 8:07:18 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 50 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 3/14/2014 | Charlie Spiering
    President Obama warned young people that if they don't sign up for Obamacare by March 31, they will face a penalty -- if they can afford it. During an interview with radio host Ryan Seacrest, Obama explained that young people might be charged a fine if they don't get insured. "If you can afford it — you just decide you don't want to get it because your attitude is 'nothing's ever going to happen to me' — then you'll be charged a penalty," Obama explained. Obama was careful to specify that people who can't afford Obamacare will not suffer a...
  • Michigan campaign finance violation draws near-record fine for union's actions in 2012 election

    03/10/2014 5:16:37 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 20 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | March 10, 2014 | Brian Smith
    LANSING -- The Service Employees International Union will pay almost $200,000 to settle alleged campaign finance violations from a failed 2012 ballot proposal seeking collective bargaining rights for home health workers. The settlement was announced Monday by Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, whose office investigated a complaint that the union skirted campaign finance laws. The complaint was filed by political advocacy group Michigan Freedom Fund The complaint accused the principals behind Home Care First and Citizens for Affordable Quality Home Care of intentionally delaying required filings with Johnson's office to conceal that SEIU had made substantial contributions to support the...
  • 'Thug' in Quinn's anti-violence program accused in murder of teen co-worker

    03/08/2014 5:05:20 PM PST · by PBRCat · 13 replies
    The Chicago Sun Times ^ | March 7, 2014 | Dave McKinney and Frank Main
    Jermalle Brown and Douglas Bufford were gang members hired to combat violence on the South Side through a program hatched by Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration. Paid with taxpayer funds to hand out anti-violence pamphlets, the teens were part-time foot soldiers in the governor’s $54.5 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, a program described as “a comprehensive and concerted effort to keep our young people safe, off the streets and in school.” Quinn launched that program a month before his 2010 election as an answer to gun carnage in the city — even though murders that year dipped to a nearly 50-year low....
  • Not Paying Union Dues, in Michigan

    03/07/2014 8:23:55 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 3.7.14 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    Unions are finding sneaky ways to exact dues — but workers are fighting back. Two Michigan teachers will finally be allowed to end their union membership in the Michigan Education Association and will be refunded any dues they paid during this school year, according to a settlement agreement signed this week. William “Ray” Arthur, a teacher and wrestling coach at Petoskey Senior High School, and Miriam Chanski, a Coopersville kindergarten teacher, tried to quit the teachers’ union after Michigan adopted legislation to become the 24th right-to-work state in the U.S. Both Arthur and Chanski wrote letters informing the MEA that...
  • What’s behind Illinois’ employment collapse?

    03/02/2014 11:42:15 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 31 replies
    Illinois Policy.org ^ | 2/24/2014 | Michael Lucci
    A smaller and smaller percentage of adults are working to support the entire state population. Why does this matter? Because a booming economy provides the benefits of opportunity and upward mobility. But not only that. Growing the number of taxpayers is essential for funding core government services and pension bills. The only other tools legislators have are tax hikes, which have done more to chase away taxpayers than to fund the government. The percentage of the working-age population that is employed fell by 5.6 percentage points, from 65 percent in January 2008 to 59.4 percent in December 2013. This percentage,...
  • Unions to Spend $300 Million to Unseat Scott Walker, Other Governors

    02/22/2014 8:44:48 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 45 replies
    Wisconsin Election Watch ^ | 2-13-14 | Kyle Maichle
    HOUSTON, TX – The nation’s leading labor union will plan to spend $300 million in 2014 trying to unseat Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and four other Republican Governors. More: AFL-CIO to Target Walker, Other Governors People’s World reported that the AFL-CIO announced on Thursday morning during a press conference in Houston that they would spend money trying to unseat Governor Walker. Other Governors that the labor organization is targeting are John Kasich (R-Ohio), Tom Corbett (R-Pennsylvania), Rick Snyder (R-Michigan), and Rick Scott (R-Florida). The American Federation of Teachers backed the AFL-CIO’s plan. President Randi Weingarten said: “In many ways it...
  • Feds Charge Philadelphia Ironworkers (Local 401) with Extortion, Arson and Racketeering

    Feds Charge Philadelphia Ironworkers with Extortion, Arson and Racketeering Federal prosecutors today announced an indictment charging 10 members of the Philadelphia Ironworkers Union Local 401 with extorting and forcing businesses to hire their colleagues and defending their turf from non-union workers with violence. U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Zane Memeger announced the charges at a press conference this morning after the 10 union members named in the indictment were arrested. According to the indictment, members of the Ironworkers would approach foremen at construction sites where iron work was being done and “implicitly or explicitly threaten the foreman...
  • Union Members Indicted for Burning Down Quaker Church

    02/20/2014 11:01:13 AM PST · by aimhigh · 48 replies
    www.FreeBeacon.com ^ | 02/19/2014 | Bill McMorris
    The federal government on Tuesday indicted multiple union members for burning down a Quaker church in 2012. Ten members of a Philadelphia ironworkers union face charges of arson and racketeering in connection with a fire against the church, which was employing non-union workers. . . . . . The group of self-described THUGS—an acronym for “Those Helpful Union Guys”—allegedly burned down the meetinghouse as part of a wider campaign of violence against non-union work sites across the city.
  • Wisconsin SEIU's message: Nice job you got there, be a shame if you lost it

    02/20/2014 2:50:12 AM PST · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/19/14 | Mark Tapscott
    Nice job ya got there So the union's leaders have come up with a backdoor way to force employees to fork over the dues money. It's a novel variation on the Living Wage/Minimum Wage campaign. Here's how it works: Milwaukee County officials approved a living wage requirement for local government contractors to pay at least $11.33 per hour. SEIU's Wisconsin Jobs Now campaign was the main backer of the requirement. But the new law includes a convenient way for contractors to avoid having to pay the living wage — they can agree to force their employees to join SEIU.
  • Electrical workers’ union protests outside the Trolley Car Diner and Cafe

    02/19/2014 6:28:33 AM PST · by Phillyred · 7 replies
    Chestnut Hill Local ^ | February 8, 201 | Sue Ann Rybak
    Electrical workers’ union posted signs outside the Trolley Car Diner protesting Weinstein’s organization Philly Office Retail’s decision to hire non-union workers. Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) placed signs outside the Trolley Car Diner and handed out fliers charging Ken Weinstein, the president of Philly Office Retail, of “helping to destroy wages and benefits” on Thursday, Feb. 6. The labor union objects to Philly Office Retail hiring McCoubrey/Overholser, a Mt. Airy based general contractor, to convert the former St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Wayne Avenue and Harvey Street into a private school....
  • 10 leaders of Ironworkers Local 401 charged in racketeering indictment(THUGS)

    02/19/2014 4:48:54 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 18 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 02/13/2014 | Jeremy Roebuck
    They called themselves "the Helpful Union Guys" - "THUGS" for short - and woe awaited any contractor who dared cross them by hiring non-organized workers. For, federal authorities alleged Tuesday, this "goon squad" of members of Ironworkers Local 401 set fires, started riots, and took crowbars to the competition in an effort to protect union jobs. FBI agents arrested 10 of the union's leaders Tuesday morning, including longtime head Joseph Dougherty, in a racketeering conspiracy case that appeared to affirm long-standing business complaints over the tactics employed by Philadelphia unions.
  • Union Vote In Chattanooga Shows Danger Of Card Check

    02/18/2014 4:42:56 PM PST · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    Investors.com ^ | February 18, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Labor: Union bosses have contended for some time that a secret ballot isn't needed to unionize a workplace. All that's needed, they said, was employees' signatures on cards. But Chattanooga proved them wrong. For months the United Auto Workers have said a majority of workers at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee had signed cards expressing their interest in unionizing. Why bother with a secret ballot when the workers had already spoken through the "card check" approval process? Before a much-anticipated and widely followed union-representation vote held last week, the AP reported that Gary Casteel, Tennessee-based regional director for the UAW,...
  • Awesome: Left-Wing UAW Rejected in Chattanooga

    02/15/2014 6:23:57 AM PST · by rktman · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 2/15/2014 | Cortney O'Brien
    Big Labor has just suffered a blow in the South. Thanks in large part to efforts by Americans for Tax Reform to expose the left-wing United Auto Workers, employees at Chattanooga, Tennessee’s Volkswagen assembly plant have rejected the labor union’s representation in a vote of 712-626. The Detroit Free Press reports on the implications: The defeat, which came despite Volkswagen’s neutrality, tarnishes UAW President Bob King’s legacy and could make it next to impossible for the union to extend its reach beyond domestic automakers.
  • Bloody Sunday: Black Teens Arrested in Horrific Attacks in Alabama & Maryland (Video)

    02/03/2014 9:21:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 136 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 3, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Senseless and Deadly– Two black teens were arrested today following the brutal attack of an 86 year-old man in Alabama. They beat him in the face and stabbed him several times. (VIDEO-AT-LINK)In Maryland on Sunday two young teens were arrested for killing a 51 year-old woman. A 14 year-old and 16 year-old teen were arrested this weekend for the murder of 51 year-old Kimberly Leto.(VIDEO-AT-LINK)ABC2 reported: Two teenagers have been arrested after police say they burglarized 51-year-old Kimberly Leto’s home and killed her. “That it was a 14 and 15-year-old is unimaginable. There is a loss of life and two...
  • Knockout Attackers Freed, You Won’t Believe What Happened to the Victims

    01/13/2014 5:28:37 PM PST · by iceskater · 41 replies
    The Independent Sentinel ^ | January 10, 2014 | Sara Noble
    Two African-American knockout-style attackers in Charlottesville were immediately released on their own recognizance and only charged with a misdemeanor after an assault on a man and woman in a downtown shopping mall on December 20. Police Chief Longo, who arrested the assailants, said there is evidence of the male victim losing a tooth and suffering soft tissue damage but he would need evidence of more serious injuries to raise the charges. The injuries were far more serious than that according to the victims. In the meantime, these two assailants didn’t even have to post bail. The police department never used...
  • Black Mob Violence in Rochester: Get Used To It

    01/09/2014 9:01:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 01/09/2014 | Colin Flaherty
    Rochester does not have a problem with black mob violence. Or black on white crime. The city does, however, have a problem with white people who are not used to it.So says a Rochester city councilman.The latest example is a “disturbing” video of a group of black people laughing and dancing as they talk about how they are going wait for an “old lady” to leave a convenience story, then smash her in the face with a snow ball. And a fist.Which they did. Thanks to the efforts of local activist Davy V., police have a copy of the video...
  • Dennis Rodman defends N. Korea basketball game

    01/07/2014 4:51:37 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/7/14 | Jethro Mullen and Laura Smith-Spark
    In an exclusive interview with Chris Cuomo of CNN's "New Day," Rodman reacted angrily when pressed on whether the party should have traveled there given recent events in the secretive country. The trip takes place just weeks after North Korea shocked the world by announcing the purge and execution of Kim's once-powerful uncle. There are also concerns for the welfare of U.S. citizen Kenneth Bae, who's been detained for more than a year for unknown crimes. The other former NBA players are due to take part in a controversial basketball game on the birthday of Kim Jong Un, the country's...
  • How many murders in Chicago the last two days?

    01/06/2014 9:15:15 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Perhaps this huge storm system can be thanked for stopping, temporarily, the black-on-black murder rate in Chicago. Does anyone know how many murders have taken place the last couple days in Obama's home town?
  • Dennis Rodman, ex-NBA All-Stars arrive in North Korea

    01/06/2014 7:10:16 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    Newsday ^ | 1/6/14
    Dennis Rodman said Monday that a game he and other former National Basketball Association players are planning in North Korea will be a "birthday present" for one of their most unlikely fans: leader Kim Jong Un. Rodman's squad —featuring ex-All Stars Kenny Anderson, Cliff Robinson and Vin Baker —will play against a team of North Koreans on Wednesday, which is believed to be Kim's birthday. The former NBA players, who arrived in Pyongyang on Monday, also include Eric "Sleepy" Floyd, guard Doug Christie and Charles D. Smith, who played for the New York Knicks. Four streetballers are also on the...
  • Mom Punched While Walking with Young Daughter in Midwood, Police Say

    12/26/2013 7:20:22 PM PST · by Morgana · 25 replies
    dnainfo ^ | Gustavo Solis
    BROOKLYN — A mother was sucker punched while crossing a Midwood street with her 7-year-old daughter in broad daylight, police said. The 33-year-old mother was near the intersection of 12th Street and Elm Avenue in Midwood about 2:45 p.m. Saturday when a man approached her from behind, swung at the back of her head and knocked her to the ground, police said
  • Bears' Melton arrested after bar altercation(Another millionaire NFL player busted for thuggery)

    12/22/2013 1:55:10 PM PST · by VideoPaul · 24 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | 12/22/2013 | Rich Campbell
    Chicago Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton was charged with misdemeanor assault and public intoxication after he was arrested early Sunday morning at a sports bar in Grapevine, Texas. Eberling said the police report indicates that Melton punched the restaurant manager in the face and bit him on the arm. Four restaurant staff security people were needed to restrain Melton on the ground until police arrived,
  • LASD: Teens Throw Party, Cause $1M In Damage To La Habra Heights Home

    12/11/2013 2:51:46 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | December 11, 2013 11:41 AM
    LA HABRA HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — More than a dozen teens were arrested Wednesday after they allegedly broke into a La Habra Heights home, threw a party and caused more than $1 million in damage, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. The alleged party took place overnight, between Nov. 23 and Nov. 24, officials said. “During this same time frame, several of the party-goers burglarized and vandalized the residence,” Lt. Arthur Scott said. During a two-week investigation, sheriff’s detectives at the Industry Station identified 18-year-old Nickolas Koontz and 14 juveniles as suspects, all of whom live in Whittier or La...
  • Cyclist Beaten in "Knockout Game" Attack

    11/23/2013 10:54:04 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 48 replies
    nbcphiladelphia.com ^ | 11/23/13 | By Vince Lattanzio and David Chang
    Cyclist Beaten in "Knockout Game" Attack Nationwide trend has led to several injuries and one death so far By Vince Lattanzio and David Chang A cyclist is recovering after being beaten in what detectives believe is a "knockout game" attack along a Philadelphia street. The male victim was riding his bike along the 900 block of Catherine Street in the Bella Vista section of the city just before 8 p.m. on Friday when he was randomly punched by a group of teens, police said. After being hit, police say the cyclist asked the group -- made up of five teen...
  • ‘Knockout game’ gives white America new reason to profile black men (Yes, he went there)

    12/02/2013 5:53:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    MSNBC's The Grio ^ | December 2, 2013 | Will Wright
    remember when I was growing up, New York was a rough-and-tumble place where attitudes of racial animosity ran parallel to the perceptions of black-on-white crime. And despite a robust, national civil rights movement, there were feelings that blacks were almost exclusively responsible for gangs, prostitution and heroin addiction. Back in the ’60s and ’70s, believe it or not, as a young black man I too had concerns about crime being perpetrated upon me. I recall how to cross Central Park, my buddies and I would sprint top speed from Central Park West to the Fifth Avenue on the East Side...
  • Woman (76) killed in shootout with attempted robbers (SC)

    12/01/2013 10:04:10 PM PST · by servo1969 · 12 replies
    sundayworld.com ^ | 12-1-2013 | Sunday World
    A 76-year-old woman was killed in a shootout with attempted robbers outside her South Carolina home early on Saturday morning. “She fought. She was a fighter. She shot him,” the victim’s brother, Ronnie Lollis, told local news. Dorothy Hendrix returned home at about 1am when two armed men and one woman approached her attempting to rob her, coroner Greg Shore said. Hendrix pulled out a gun and fired at the suspects, and one of them returned fire, hitting her twice. One neighbour reported the gunshots to police. Hendrix, known as “Dot” to friends and family, managed to shoot one of...
  • Legalized Theft of Guns

    11/25/2013 10:40:42 AM PST · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 26 November, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    An anti-freedom policy has been spreading across United States police departments, the legalized theft of citizens guns.  Recently, it occurred in Georgia.  I am not talking about forfeiture laws.   They are related but have been  covered elsewhere. This is a problem in many urban areas, and it is spreading.  The policy is to impound guns, in extreme cases, all guns that officers come across, whether involved in any crime or not, then to refuse to return the guns until a judge issues an order to return  them.   As the attorney fees needed to obtain a court order can...
  • Knockout Game Violence Alarms Authorities (Guess which word ABC never uttered?)

    11/24/2013 7:43:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 85 replies
    ABC News ^ | November 24, 2013
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Transcript for Knockout Game Violence Alarms Authorities ...the sickening game playing out on streets in cities across america. With dangerous results. Aiming to knock them out to with a sucker punch. Lawmakers and civil rights leaders with a new push this morning to try to stop this disturbing behavior before someone else gets hurt or even killed. Reporter: This is tough to watch. It's known as the knockout game. A violent national trend. It's down right disturbing to watch. This twisted game has authorities on high alert and its victims left stunned and sometimes badly injured. They are disturbing...
  • Thug charged with hate crime after he brutally attacked Orthodox Jewish man at random

    11/24/2013 7:27:09 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 23 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 24 November 2013 | DAVID MCCORMACK and ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTER
    Thug charged with hate crime after he brutally attacked Orthodox Jewish man at random in 'Knockout Game' New York City police have arrested a man on charges of assault as a hate crime after a 24-year-old Orthodox Jewish man was punched in the face. Police are investigating whether it was part of a so-called ‘Knockout Game’ assault, in which the object is to knock out an unsuspecting person with one punch. Amrit Marajh, 28, of Brooklyn, had just left a bar at around 2:45a.m. on Friday with three friends and was talking about boxing when the topic of the knockout...
  • San Diego Man May Be Latest Victim of ‘Knockout’ Game

    11/21/2013 1:51:18 PM PST · by ConservativeInPA · 73 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | November 21, 2013 | Greg Bledsoe and Monica Garske
    A San Diego man may be the latest victim of “knockout,” a disturbing new activity spreading across the country involving teens or young adults physically assaulting unsuspecting strangers. Victoria Hyatt says her husband was attacked in such a way by a stranger in downtown San Diego on Tuesday. As her husband waited to cross the intersection at 2nd Avenue and Ash Street, Hyatt says a man walked up beside her husband and then, out of nowhere, punched her husband in the face.
  • Fox Buys Comedy TV Show Based on Dwyane Wade’s Life

    11/20/2013 3:05:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    Time ^ | 11/19/13 | Eliana Dockterman
    National Basketball Association All-Star Dwyane Wade has just sold a semi-autobiographical TV show to Fox based on his New York Times best-selling book, A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball, THR reports. Burn Notice writer Ben Watkins is set to pen the half-hour comedy loosely based on the life story of the Miami Heat guard titled Three the Hard Way.
  • Knockout Game: arrests in death, game explained by "youths"

    11/18/2013 9:50:53 PM PST · by Jack Black · 33 replies
    CBS 2 TV New Jersey ^ | Oct. 9, 2013 | unidentified TV reporters
    Here is a longish video where multiple "man in the street" interviews are conducted with black teens and adults who explain the "rules" of the "knockout game". WARNING: Includes graphic violence. LINK The report also has video of several violent assaults of this type, at least one of which was deadly. Arrests have been made.
  • Homes raided, subpoenas issued targeting conservative groups and allies of Scott Walker

    11/18/2013 2:54:44 PM PST · by topher · 34 replies
    capitolcityproj.com ^ | 11-18-2013 | November 18, 2013
    In Wisconsin, dozens of conservative groups and allies of Gov. Scott Walker are undergoing political intimidation from the left at the hands of a special prosecutor. Subpoenas have been issued demanding correspondence and donor information of right-leaning organizations and individuals and raids have been conducted resulting in law enforcement officers taking computers and files in a secret investigation, according to reports. “In recent weeks, special prosecutor Francis Schmitz has hit dozens of conservative groups with subpoenas demanding documents related to the 2011 and 2012 campaigns to recall Governor Walker and state legislative leaders,” the Wall Street Journal writes.
  • Teacher harassed by union and school district after reporting cheating scandal

    11/14/2013 1:27:36 PM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/14/13 | Doug Book
    When Trevor Colestock, an award winning librarian at the Miami Norland High School, reported a cheating scandal on standardized tests, he believed he was doing the right thing. But when a Miami-Dade Public Schools Inspector General verified Colestock’s claims, the teachers union–of which Colestock is an elected union steward–and Miami-Dade Public Schools decided that too much honesty is bad for business. According to the Inspector General, Norland students “…were allowed to cheat on a computerized test designed to prepare students for quality employment after graduation.” Apparently a number of students “…were provided with a cheat sheet or were allowed to...
  • Venezuela Becomes A Nation Of Looters

    11/12/2013 12:15:00 PM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 47 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 11 / 12/ 13 | Editorial
    Looters: Venezuelan troops storm a local electronics retailer in the name of enforcing "fair prices," brazenly blaming the private sector for state policies. Sounds familiar — and not just because it's a communist takeover. With municipal elections just around the corner on Dec. 8, it's no surprise to see Venezuela's failing socialist government turning to pork-barrel handouts to lure voters — as it always has. Shovel the goodies to the red-shirted low-information voters and gain just enough votes in upcoming elections to claim a dictatorship is really a democracy. Not coincidentally, President Nicolas Maduro declared that Venezuela would celebrate the...
  • CNN’s Anderson Cooper Reveals Team Obama Threatens Insurance Providers

    10/31/2013 7:48:00 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    LibertyNews.com ^ | 10/31/2013 | Joe Calandra Jr.
    Today, Team Obama isn’t getting any support from its normally active cheering section at CNN. Bob Laszewski, an executive who provides consulting services to many major American insurance companies, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper: “The White House is exerting massive pressure on the industry, including the trade associations, to keep quiet.” Here’s what’s Bob is talking about: Insurers who expose Obamacare’s most sinister effects are told they can’t become authorized Obamacare insurance providers – that means they’d be denied access to the largest market in the country just for telling the truth about how many people are being forced off their...
  • Federal agents' pre-dawn raid on reporter's home raises questions

    10/28/2013 8:52:02 AM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 72 replies
    FOX News ^ | October 28, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    Audrey Hudson’s husband had just left for work on August 6 when suddenly, her dog began barking. The nationally-known journalist walked over to the curtains and peeked outside to discover her Chesapeake Bay home was surrounded by law enforcement officers wearing full body armor. The phone rang. It was her husband. “I’m in the driveway,” he said. “The police are here. Open the door.” And so began Hudson’s nightmare – held captive by armed agents of the U.S. Coast Guard, Maryland State Police and the Department of Homeland Security as they staged a pre-dawn raid in search of unregistered firearms...
  • Al Sharpton Rejects Criticisms Of Jay Z's Barneys Collection [Too Much $ to care about "racism"]

    10/28/2013 5:02:31 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 1 replies
    Hip Hop DX ^ | 10/27/13 | Jay Balfour
    The high-end department store Barneys New York has recently come under fire amidst separate accusations of racial profiling and discrimination at its Madison Avenue location. The news brought with it criticisms of and protests against Jay Z’s planned holiday collection collaboration with the store. The collection, called “A New York Holiday,” was announced in September and is scheduled to include limited edition clothing and accessories. Famed Civil Rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton recently commented on the requests for protesting Jay Z’s collection with a call to redirect attention on the department store itself. “Some people want to make this about...
  • TV Actor Robert Brown Accuses Macy’s of Racial Profiling

    10/26/2013 5:30:06 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 62 replies
    Time ^ | 10/25/13 | Colleen Long
    A black actor on the HBO drama series “Treme” said in a lawsuit on Friday that he wasstopped because of his race while buying sunglasses at Macy’s — the third discrimination allegation made this week by a black shopper against a department store. Robert Brown, who filed the lawsuit in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, said he was detained by police at the flagship Herald Square store on June 8 after employees contacted authorities about possible credit card fraud. He said he was “paraded while handcuffed” through the store to a holding cell, where he was kept for nearly an...
  • Fellow Billionaires Move To Take-Down The Tea Party

    10/26/2013 4:15:35 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 59 replies
    (Tea Party Miami) Apple Computer Corporation CEO Tim Cook and the Dolphins football franchise owner Stephen Ross are colluding to disrupt the operations of Miami TEA Party activists, and disable the website and e-mailing capabilities of South Florida’s largest TEA Party group - after the non-profit organization released a report criticizing a proposed taxpayer-funded “billionaires bailout” scheme to subsidize costly and unneeded renovations to the Miami Dolphins Sun-Life Stadium for Ross and his team.
  • Disagreement With Liberals Equals Sedition

    10/20/2013 10:46:57 AM PDT · by LD Jackson · 31 replies
    Political Realities ^ | 10/20/13 | LD Jackson
    We all know how liberals hate it when we disagree with them. That's a give fact, well-documented in its truth. If you doubt that, try debating one of them. More often than not, that debate will descend into name calling and threats. Liberals simply hate it when they are proven to be wrong, or when someone has the audacity to disagree with their progressive point of view. We are finding that to be more true than ever after the government shutdown. I know many conservatives disagreed with Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee and how they went about trying to...
  • Chaos at local car dealership caught on camera [Son of Obama brutally attacks, not arrested]

    10/19/2013 6:33:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 49 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | 10/17/13
    An all-out melee broke out at a South Florida car dealership, leaving one female employee with a bloody face. Surveillance and cell-phone video cameras caught the ordeal that occurred last Wednesday, in its entirety. The screaming and arguing began in an office but would then lead outside and escalate from bad to worse.
  • Left Wing Activists are posting Ted Cruz's home address online encouraging harassment!

    10/18/2013 2:38:28 PM PDT · by onyx · 114 replies
    Facebook ^ | October 18, 2013 -3:35 PM | Eric Erickson
    From Breitbart - One Voice Silenced Millions Awakened PRAY for the Cruz family, please!!!!
  • BART unions to strike at midnight if no deal made [Suffer, San Francisco]

    10/18/2013 5:16:11 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 2 replies
    KTVU-TV ^ | 10/17/13
    Union workers are threatening to go on strike at midnight unless BART management agrees to enter arbitration after a marathon negotiating session came to a halt Thursday when both sides couldn't agree on a remaining set of issues. Roxanne Sanchez, president of Service Employees International Union Local 1021, said BART and its two largest unions have "come extremely close" to agreement on economic, health care and pension issues. However, she said the parties remained apart on work rule issues.
  • Lamborn Criticizes Armed EPA Raid ( Alaska )

    10/13/2013 9:03:57 AM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    Colorado Observer. ^ | October 11, 2013 | Audrey Hudson
    The Obama administration has turned bureaucrats at environmental agencies into armed SWAT teams to conduct unprecedented raids on small mining operations for what used to be simple reviews of clean water permits. That’s according to Colorado Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn, chairman of the House Natural Resources subcommittee on energy and mineral resources, who held a hearing Thursday that examined the August raid of armed federal officials including the Environmental Protection Agency in Chicken, Alaska. Lamborn said the “EPA SWAT team of heavily armed and armored agents conducted paperwork inspections on small mining operations, in what appears nothing more than an...