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  • Dem Mayor from Atlantic City Pleads Guilty to Stealing $87k from Youth Basketball Program

    10/06/2019 10:41:36 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    News Thud ^ | 10/06/19 | Paul Goldberg
    Atlantic City Democrat Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. has resigned after pleading guilty to federal wire fraud and stealing over $87k from a Youth Basketball League. Action News on 6abc ✔@6abc     MAYOR RESIGNS: Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. has resigned after admitting he defrauded a youth basketball club he had founded out of $87,000. Action News has obtained his resignation letter.https://6abc.cm/2o32MuC   12 7:09 PM - Oct 3, 2019 Twitter Ads info and privacy   See Action News on 6abc's other Tweets     CNN reported on the story and Twitter users noticed they failed to mention Gillam Jr. is a Democrat.
  • Nancy Pelosi is Grubering The American Electorate on Impeachment

    10/06/2019 4:50:40 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 51 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 10/5/19 | sundance
    Several years ago the architect of Obamacare, Jonathan Gruber, admitted on camera the Democrats who were assembling healthcare legislation were relying upon the stupidity of the American voter. Fast forward to House Nancy Pelosi in 2019 and her official impeachment inquiry by decree; shes doing the exact same thing. Speaker Pelosi, working through a carefully constructed political dynamic assembled by the hired staff from the Lawfare alliance, has sold her constituency on an impeachment process that structurally doesnt exist. Speaker Nancy Pelosi could never succeed in the scheme were she not assisted by a compliant media.
  • Americans fear climate change - and the cost of figuring it out (only 11.29 years left)

    10/05/2019 11:12:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    Newsday ^ | 10/05/19 | Noah Smith
    Although the wealthy can and should be expected to make larger sacrifices than the middle class, it's vanishingly unlikely that any plan serious enough to slow global warming will leave the bulk of Americans financially untouched. But if Americans are going to be asked to engage in a war on climate change, they should understand the material and economic sacrifices that will be required of them. The best way to do this is to look at an ambitious, well-crafted climate plan like the one put forward by Washington Governor Jay Inslee. **SNIP** Much of this could be financed with taxes...
  • Gaming the System? Treasury Department Complains of Unworthy EV Credit Recipients

    10/05/2019 8:36:26 AM PDT · by Subcutaneous Fishstick Blues · 1 replies
    the truth about cars ^ | October 4, 2019 | Steph Willems
    Tax credits are a great way to stimulate purchases or participation, and in the politicians mind, they often take precedence over affordability measures that would benefit broader swathes of society. That being said, theyre here to say unless youre referring to the slowly vanishing federal EV tax credit. Automakers like Tesla and General Motors are already watching their $7,500 credits halve, then halve again, after surpassing the 200,000-vehicle threshold that starts the countdown to a credit phase-out. Now, the Treasury Department is claiming some recipients of the eco stimulus shouldnt have received it in the first place. According to Bloomberg...
  • IC Inspector Gen told lawmakers whistleblower didn't disclose contact w Schiff/Committee staff...

    10/04/2019 12:17:08 PM PDT · by hotsteppa · 95 replies
    Twitter - Shannon Bream ^ | Oct 4th, 2019 | Shannon Bream/Catherrine Herridge
    <p>Per Catherine Herridge: IC Inspector General told lawmakers the whistleblower did not disclose contact w Schiff/Committee staff - so IG never looked into it. IG had no knowledge of it.</p>
  • State Department Takes New Action On Hillary Investigation

    10/01/2019 8:10:50 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 24 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | 9/30*2019 | James Barrett
    As the firestorm over President Trumps July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky continues to consume the news cycle, the Trump administration has taken new action into a controversy that played a central role in the 2016 election: the Hillary Clinton private email server scandal. The Washington Post reported Saturday that State Department investigators are investigating the email records of dozens of current and former senior State Department officials who sent messages to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clintons private email. As many as 130 officials have been contacted in recent weeks by State Department investigators a list that...
  • What Americans will (and won't) give up to fight climate change (only 11.35 years left)

    09/28/2019 3:55:40 PM PDT · by Libloather · 79 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 9/28/19 | James Leggate
    When it comes to combating climate change, a lot of people who talk the talk dont actually walk the walk, particularly if it means traveling on foot instead of by car. While Americans are willing to make convenient changes to reduce the carbon emissions that scientists say are driving climate change and creating unpredictable weather patterns, they resist when faced with inconvenience, according to the results of a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. About nine in 10 Americans said they often or always turn off lights when theyre not needed, according to the poll....
  • German MPs: Thunberg May Be Victim Of Child Abuse [Video]

    09/28/2019 2:33:30 AM PDT · by familyop · 19 replies
    OAN Newsroom ^ | September 27, 2019 | One America News Network
    Germanys parliament is debating possible child exploitation of a well known environmental activist. One Americas Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.
  • Federal Health Care Fraud Takedown in Northeastern U.S. Results in Charges Against 48 Individuals

    09/26/2019 5:50:16 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 3 replies
    justice.gov ^ | 9/26/19 | DOJ
    Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 26, 2019   Three Plead Guilty to One of Largest Health Care Fraud Schemes Prosecuted Involving Fraudulent Telemedicine Networks Targeting Elderly Patients Nationwide The Justice Department today announced a coordinated health care fraud enforcement action across seven federal districts in the Northeastern United States, involving more than $800 million in loss and the distribution of over 3.25 million pills of opioids in “pill mill” clinics.  The takedown includes new charges against 48 defendants for their roles in submitting over $160 million in fraudulent claims, including charges against...
  • Gulf Coast Health Care Fraud

    09/26/2019 10:25:56 AM PDT · by grumpygresh · 2 replies
    us doj ^ | 09/25/19 | doj office of public affairs
    Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Departments Criminal Division announced today an expansive health care fraud enforcement operation across the Gulf Coast, involving charges against a total of 11 individuals across four federal districts for their alleged involvement in various schemes to defraud Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE and to obtain oxycodone and other controlled substances by fraud. The conduct allegedly resulted in more than $515 million in fraudulent billings. Those charged included physicians, licensed social workers, as well as other medical and business professionals. In addition, in the state of Louisiana, 22 defendants, including 19 certified mental...
  • Florida and Georgia Health Care Fraud Law Enforcement Action Charges against 67 Individuals

    09/26/2019 10:20:18 AM PDT · by grumpygresh · 15 replies
    us doj ^ | 09/25/19 | Office of Public Affairs
    The Justice Department announced today a significant health care fraud enforcement operation across Florida and Georgia, involving charges against a total of 67 individuals across four federal districts for their alleged involvement in various schemes to defraud Medicare and Medicaid. The conduct allegedly resulted in more than $160 million in fraudulent billings. Those charged included physicians as well as other medical and business professionals. In addition, in the state of Florida, 16 defendants, including one licensed mental health professionals, have been charged with defrauding the Medicaid program out of over $1.2 million. Floridas Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) investigated these...
  • Two Kazakh Cybercriminals Plead Guilty in Global Digital Advertising Fraud Involving Tens Of

    09/25/2019 11:01:49 PM PDT · by ransomnote
    justice.gov ^ | 9/25/19 | DOJ - Eastern District of New York
    Department of Justice U.S. Attorneys Office Eastern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Two Kazakh Cybercriminals Plead Guilty in Global Digital Advertising Fraud Involving Tens Of Millions of Dollars in Losses Leader of Scheme Will Forfeit Online Domains and More Than Eight Million Dollars Seized From Swiss Bank Accounts Sergey Ovsyannikov and Yevgeniy Timchenko, citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, pleaded guilty yesterday and today, respectively, in federal court in Brooklyn to conspiring to commit wire fraud and related charges, for their involvement in a widespread digital advertising fraud. Ovsyannikov was arrested in October 2018...
  • BOMBSHELL: Photographs Provide Additional Evidence Rep. Ilhan Omar Married Her Brother

    09/25/2019 10:14:02 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 34 replies
    gp ^ | 9/25/2019 | cassandra fairbanks
    Newly uncovered photographs of Rep. Ilhan Omars family provide even more evidence that she married her brother as part of an immigration scam. Earlier this month, a tweet resurfaced in which Rep. Omar linked to a now-deleted Instagram post where she referred to her father by the name Nur Said
  • Scoldilocks, Or the Story of Greta Thunberg

    09/25/2019 5:29:01 AM PDT · by libstripper · 35 replies
    American Spectator ^ | Sept. 25, 2091 | SCott McKay
    A pair of Scandinavian leftists pimp out their Aspergers-suffering daughter to push global warming, and chaos ensues. Monday was the culmination of a years worth of programmatic, propagandistic proselytization, as a 16-year-old Swedish child with a developmental disability took to a podium at the United Nations to harangue and insult the leaders of the free world over the supposed mass extinction that is coming as a result of global warming.
  • Watch Biden Brag About Bribing Ukraine To Fire The Prosecutor Investigating His Son's Company (VIDEO

    09/25/2019 12:23:18 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 51 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 9/24/2019 | Erielle Davidson
    The media had a field day over new hearsay accusations that president Trump was wrong to ask Ukrainian leaders to investigate political corruption related to Joe Biden. Predictably, several several House Democrats have used this news cycle to again demand Trump's impeachment. ... Joe Biden was so proud of the role in the prosecutor's removal from investigating the company paying his son $50,000 per month merely to serve on its board that he actually bragged about it in a speech for the publication Foreign Affairs. In this speech Biden boasts his threat to withhold $1 billion from Ukraine if they...
  • Michigan City Clerk Charged with Altering Ballots in 2018 Midterms

    09/24/2019 2:09:07 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 62 replies
    nationalreview ^ | September 24, 2019 | JACK CROWE
    Sherikia Hawkins was charged Monday with six felony counts for allegedly altering absentee ballots during the November 2018 election in her capacity as city clerk for the Detroit suburb of Southfield, Mich. Hawkins, a 38-year-old registered Democrat, stands accused of altering 193 absentee ballots. She was arraigned Monday in Southfield on charges including falsifying returns or records, forgery of a public record, misconduct in office, and multiple counts of using a computer to commit a crime. She was released on $15,000 bond. The alleged misconduct was discovered after the Oakland County Clerks Office noticed that 193 voter files had been...
  • Democratic Voting Fraud--The Bridgeport, CT Democratic Mayoral Primary "Absentee Ballots" Trick

    09/24/2019 11:45:17 AM PDT · by cgbg · 35 replies
    The CT Mirror ^ | September 11, 2019 | Mark Pazniokas
    Bridgeport Connecticut September 2019 Democratic Mayoral Race Blatant Voter Fraud
  • Friend, Foe or Fraud? Shaun King on the Accusations Against Him, Rihanna's Diamond Ball [tr]

    09/23/2019 3:38:39 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 16 replies
    The Root ^ | 23 September 2019 | Monique Judge
    By now, Shaun King should be used to the drama. After all, the accusations King has faced are legion. People have accused him of not being black, of being a government operative inserted to dismantle the movement, of being an egomaniac who centers himself in the movement, a plagiarist who co-opts the work of black women, a bully who uses his influence and large following to silence those who question him, a fraud who starts multiple activism ventures that never come to fruitionand the biggest most frequent accusation: a thief who benefits financially from the fundraisers he promotes. The activist,...
  • Climate change threatens health in Northwest (only 11.35 years left)

    09/22/2019 5:24:12 PM PDT · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Seattle Times via Herald Online ^ | 9/20/19 | RYAN BLETHEN
    **SNIP** People with diabetes can be weakened by dehydration, as it inhibits the absorption of insulin. Dehydration also increases the likelihood of kidney harm or kidney stones, putting those with kidney disease at greater risk of weather-related harm. Plants are producing more pollen because of increased levels of carbon monoxide in the air, prolonging allergy season. Increased carbon dioxide reduces nutrients in the plants we eat. Greenhouse gases chew away at the ozone, leading to an increased risk of skin cancer. **SNIP** In an effort to blunt the impact of heat and smoke this past summer, the city of Seattle...
  • Six men charged in eastern Virginia gas pump skimming scheme (Cuban nationals)

    09/22/2019 3:46:27 PM PDT · by csvset · 37 replies
    WTKR ^ | 21 Sep 2019 | Web staff
    NORFOLK, Va. Six men have been charged in connection with an eastern Virginia gas pump skimming scheme. The Department of Justice said they men are from southern Florida. They are accused of placing skimming devices on gas pumps located in the Eastern District of Virginia. The skimming devices were capable of recording the credit and debit card numbers, along with PINs of the customers that used their cards at the gas pumps, the The Department of Justice said. In April and May 2018, using the stolen card information, the defendants are accused of traveling between Harris Teeter store locations,...