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  • Democrat official in Michigan charged with ballot tampering, misconduct in 2020 election...Ex-Flint township clerk accused of intentionally breaking a seal on a ballot container so the votes could not be counted.

    03/14/2022 9:40:39 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 39 replies
    https://justthenews.com ^ | Updated: March 13, 2022 - 11:17pm | By John Solomon
    A former Michigan county township clerk has been charged with ballot tampering and official misconduct in connection with an expected recount in her own August 2020 primary election. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the charges on Friday against ex-Flint Township Clerk Kathy Funk, a Democrat who will face trial in Genesee County District court. Funk is accused of intentionally breaking a seal on a ballot container so the votes could not be counted in an anticipated recount. Funk was running for reelection, and narrowly prevailed in the unofficial count, Nessel said. Funk also was serving at the time as...
  • Michigan School District Extends Virtual Learning Indefinitely

    01/22/2022 12:25:51 AM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 14 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 21, 2022 | Josh Christenson
    "A Michigan public school district is indefinitely extending virtual learning for all students, citing its county's COVID-19 positivity rate. Flint Community Schools superintendent Kevelin Jones announced on Wednesday that schools will remain closed to in-person learning "for the greater health of our community." ..."
  • Flint officials will not face racketeering charges over poison water crisis after Michigan AG disbanded prosecution team who had been building the case for three years

    01/17/2022 11:37:46 AM PST · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 17 2022 | DAVID AVERRE
    A host of Michigan state and Flint city officials implicated in the Flint water crisis will escape racketeering charges after the state's attorney general disbanded the prosecution team working on the case. Michigan's attorney general Dana Nessel in 2018 fired the top prosecutors and investigators who were part of the three-year long investigation under the previous attorney general Bill Schuette. The team had already filed criminal charges against 15 Michigan state and Flint city officials, including four officials charged with financial fraud thought to be behind the public health scandal in which up to 100,000 people were poisoned with tainted...
  • The Flint Water Dept. Failed Its Chemistry Test

    01/09/2022 7:53:00 PM PST · by Pining_4_TX · 5 replies
    American Council on Science and Health ^ | 01/04/2022 | Susan Goldhaber MPH
    The Flint, MI lead water crisis caught the attention of Americans to a degree that is rarely seen these days on local issues. The media picked up on it because it had everything that makes for a compelling story: vulnerable children, racial injustice, corrupt bureaucrats and city officials, lawsuits, and outraged citizens. But few people know that a failure to understand basic chemistry is at the heart of the water crisis that unfolded in Flint.
  • Does anyone know what the flint stone is? Indian tool? Need indian history buffs...

    12/03/2021 3:32:40 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 83 replies
    River gravel | 3 December 2021 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Anyone know for what this stone was used? It's flint, and that hole did not get put there by water. A friend thinks it's either a fire starter or grain/herb pestle. Anyone able to help? Thanks in advance.
  • 'An orgy of the 1 percent': NYT columnist Maureen Dowd slams Obama over his lavish 60th bash that has tarnished the Democrat party with its 'limousine liberals and Hollywood whoring'

    08/15/2021 11:16:33 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Aug. 15, 2021 | Andrea Blanco
    A New York Times star columnist has lashed Barack Obama for axing people who helped him to the top from his lavish 60th birthday guest list in favor of A-list stars. Maureen Dowd branded Obama 'Barack Antoinette' - a reference to the out-of-touch renaissance queen - and likened him to Jay Gatsby, the shallow people-pleaser from F Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby in her scathing piece, published Saturday. She highlighted how the former president cut his ex-chief of staff Rahm Emanuel and former campaign strategist David Axelrod from the original 600-person guest list, despite both helping him secure his...
  • Video: Flint Police Shoot Dead 19-Year-Old Woman After Juneteenth Celebration - BLM Is Getting Ready For Protests

    06/20/2021 5:40:04 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 88 replies
    USA Supreme ^ | 06.20.2021 | George Rowe
    A 19-year-old woman shot by police Saturday during a Juneteenth celebration parade in Flint has died of her injuries, according to the Michigan State Police. The woman, from Flint, was shot by a Flint police officer after she allegedly drove up to the officer and fired at him at about 2:14 p.m., police say. The officer, who was injured, then shot the suspect. The incident took place on Saginaw Street near Leith Street. The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment, where she died of her injuries, police said. There was no video footage of the incident, but this...
  • [VIDEO] USPS Worker Beaten to a Pulp By 2 Women in Flint MI While Crowd Looks On

    04/09/2021 10:31:41 PM PDT · by Chloesilverado89 · 38 replies
    Wayne Dupree Media ^ | 4/9/2021 | Missy Crane
    These angry ladies gave "going postal" a whole new meaning...only this time it wasn't the postal worker going bonkers...it was the customers! Good lord, this postal worker got the pulp beat out of her, and nobody knows why.
  • USPS worker is savagely beaten by two women 'trying to get stimulus checks' outside her badly dented postal van in broad daylight attack in Flint, Michigan

    04/09/2021 5:07:28 AM PDT · by C19fan · 83 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 9, 2021 | Ross Ibbetson
    A USPS mailwoman has been savagely beaten by two women who were accused of trying to rob stimulus checks from her van in Flint, Michigan. Footage shows the two women pounding the postal worker over the back of the head as they wrestle with her in the street, just yards away from a USPS truck which has a badly dented hood. 'Bruh y'all hit the mailman, they trying to get that stimulus,' the man recording the assault is heard saying.
  • Ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder charged in Flint water crisis

    01/14/2021 8:34:22 PM PST · by patriot torch · 30 replies
    New york post ^ | Elizabeth Elizaldi
    An indictment filed by the state attorney general’s office charged Snyder with two counts of willful neglect of duty after a years-long investigation into one of the worst environmental disasters in US history.
  • WATCH: Democrat Vice President of Flint, Michigan, City Council Endorses Trump

    10/29/2020 3:49:36 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 28 2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Maurice Davis, a lifelong Democrat who serves as vice president of the Flint, Michigan, city council, endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election on Wednesday ahead of a speech by Vice President Mike Pence in a visit to the city. “God uses whoever he wants to to bring His people out of whatever the problem has to be,” he said. “President Trump is full of hate? Let me tell you something, the Democrats is full of hate.”
  • Michigan settles with Flint water crisis victims for more than $500 million: report

    08/19/2020 11:01:49 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 19 2020 | Paul Best
    The state of Michigan has settled with victims of the Flint water crisis for more than $500 million, and details of the settlement are expected Friday, the Detroit News reports. Ryan Jarvi, a spokesman for Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, would not confirm the settlement Wednesday night and said that the parties involved aren’t authorized to speak publicly yet. “The Attorney General’s and Governor’s teams have been engaged in an ongoing collaborative mediation effort in the Flint Water Cases for more than 18 months,” Jarvi told Fox News in a statement. “We and the other parties are bound by a...
  • Flint mayor calls for end to violence after weekend shootings leave 12 injured

    07/27/2020 2:29:21 AM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    mlive ^ | 7/26/20 | Roberto Acosta
    FLINT, MI -- City leaders in Flint pleaded with residents to end the violence after a rash of weekend shootings left 12 people injured, including six at a popup party in a parking lot. Flanked by police, clergy, and Flint City Council Vice President Maurice Davis, Mayor Sheldon Neeley said police were on site Saturday night in the Hallwood Plaza near the intersection of Clio and Pierson roads. That’s where shots were fired by people in a crowd of approximately 3,000. Six people were shot, with all the victims listed in good condition at a local hospital. Information was not...
  • Macy's Says White Employee Attacked By Black Man Never Said the 'N-Word'

    06/22/2020 9:07:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 56 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6/21/2020 | Bronson Stocking
    A Macy's employee in Michigan was knocked to the ground and punched multiple times by a black man.
  • Macy’s: Viral beating of employee ‘unprovoked’ despite racism claim

    06/20/2020 11:05:14 AM PDT · by rintintin · 42 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | June 19 2020 | By BRIAN NIEMIETZ
    Macy’s says that viral video of a man being pummeled in its Flint, Mich., store shows an employee being victimized in an “unprovoked” attack. “We are deeply saddened about the incident that took place on Monday (June 15) at Macy’s Genesee Valley as the safety of Macy’s customers and colleagues is our top priority,” Macy’s spokeswoman Andrea Schwartz told MLive-The Flint Journal. “Violence in the workplace of any kind is unacceptable. All the materials from the evening have been reviewed and it is clear that the attack was unprovoked. We are working closely with local authorities on this investigation, and...
  • HORRIBLE! Black Michigan Man Beats the Hell Out of Unsuspecting White Man in Flint, Michigan Macy’s — Police Investigating (VIDEO)

    06/18/2020 8:59:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 70 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 06/18/2020 | Jim Hoft
    This clip has mega millions of views, 5 million on Snapchat and millions on Twitter from several accounts — A young black man was filmed beating the crap out of an older man inside the just re-opened Macy’s at the Genesee Valley Center mall in Flint, Michigan. This is Flint Township police, Michigan State Police-Flint post, and Genesee County sheriff’s police. The assault happened on on Monday or Tuesday. The camera caught the face of the perpetrator perfectly. In the video that was filmed by the black man’s friend — he sneaks up behind the man and smacks in...
  • Horrific Murder and Felony Firearm in Flint, Michigan: Three Family Members Charged

    05/09/2020 7:22:33 AM PDT · by marktwain · 39 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 7 May, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    On Friday, 1 May, 2020, at about 2 p.m., Calvin Munerlyn, 43, a security guard at a Dollar Store in Flint, Michigan, was shot and killed. 20 minutes earlier, at about 1:40, he had confronted a woman, Sharmel Lashe, and her daughter,  and ordered her daughter to wear a mask in the store, as required by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Stores are allowed to refuse service to customers if they are not wearing a mask.  The daughter left, but Sharmel got into an altercation with Calvin Munerlyn. Sharmel is reported as spitting on Munerlyn, then leaving in a red GMC...
  • Security guard fatally shot in Michigan while telling shoppers to wear masks

    05/04/2020 2:03:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 175 replies
    The Washington Post, via SF Gate ^ | May 4, 2020 | by Meryl Kornfield, The Washington Post
    A Family Dollar store security guard was fatally shot in Flint, Michigan, on Friday after telling a customer her child had to wear a face mask to enter the store, prosecutors said. An argument began when the security guard, Calvin Munerlyn, 43, told Sharmel Lashe Teague, 45, that customers needed to wear face masks in the store, Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton said at a Monday news conference. She yelled at him, spit on him and drove off, Leyton said. About 20 minutes later, her car returned to the store and her husband and son, Larry Edward Teague, 44, and...
  • BIDEN RALLY ATTRACTS TENS OF PEOPLE

    03/09/2020 3:57:08 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 72 replies
    Your News ^ | MAR 9, 2020
    Not tens of thousands of people like at Trump – or maybe even Bernie Sanders – rallies Kit Daniels | Infowars.com Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden, who has ‘effectively endorsed’ President Trump’s re-election with a slip-up on Saturday, attracted tens of people to a campaign event in Flint, Michigan. In Biden’s defense, he at least filled up all the seats his campaign provided, and it appears he had a overflow crowd of 50 or so people according to photos, definitely tens of people and not hundreds of people, although that wouldn’t be a relatively large crowd either given the crowd sizes...
  • Fireball ‘as bright as the moon’ lands in Lake Huron

    01/25/2020 7:30:27 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    ML Live ^ | 01/25/2020 | Tanda Gmiter
    Peter Brown, a professor in Western University’s physics and astronomy department, tweeted a series of photos of the spectacle. He dubbed it the Kintail fireball, for the spot near the Canadian shoreline of Lake Huron where it was believed to have crossed over before going into the water. On a map, Kintail is directly across the lake from Michigan’s Thumb. “Kintail fireball orbit from last night place origins firmly from the asteroid belt. The initial mass was somewhere between a few to ten kilograms - softball sized. Not quite as bright as the full moon," Brown posted on Twitter. Fireballs...