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  • DUI suspect slams into sleeping family’s trailer, killing 3

    05/06/2019 8:43:37 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 6, 2019 | Jackie Salo
    Three people were killed and a child injured when a drunken driver slammed into the sleeping family’s trailer in California, authorities say. Suspect Ismael Huazo-Jardinez, 33, allegedly lost control of his truck and crashed into the family’s vehicle Saturday night in Knights Landing, which is about 25 miles northwest from Sacramento, KOVR-TV reported.
  • Indictment: Doctors, other providers traded prescriptions for sex, cash

    04/18/2019 12:24:11 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    UPI ^ | April 17, 2019 | Nicholas Sakelaris
    April 17 (UPI) -- In one of the largest federal crackdowns on opioids yet, prosecutors said in an indictment Wednesday investigators uncovered a vast illegal prescription scheme in which physicians traded painkillers for sex and money. The federal indictment involves 350,000 illegal prescriptions in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Alabama and West Virginia. "That is the equivalent of one opioid dose for every man, woman and child in the five states in the region that we've been targeting," Brian Benczkowski, assistant attorney general for the Justice Department, told The Washington Post. "If these medical professionals behave like drug dealers, you can rest...
  • CNN’s president has fired a warning shot at Donald Trump

    01/23/2017 6:23:15 AM PST · by Zakeet · 169 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 19, 2017 | Callum Borchers
    Don't mess with CNN. That's the unvarnished version of a message that the network's president, Jeff Zucker, delivered to President-elect Donald Trump in an interview published on Thursday by New York magazine. "One of the things I think this administration hasn’t figured out yet is that there’s only one television network that is seen in Beijing, Moscow, Seoul, Tokyo, Pyongyang, Baghdad, Tehran and Damascus - and that’s CNN," Zucker said. "The perception of Donald Trump in capitals around the world is shaped, in many ways, by CNN. Continuing to have an adversarial relationship with that network is a mistake."
  • Khizr Khan: Obama should defend those 'harassed' by Trump supporters

    11/10/2016 7:36:31 PM PST · by kevcol · 77 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 10, 2016 | Anna Giaritelli
    "I have just a few hours ago found out that Muslims are being intimidated by Donald Trump's supporters wearing the t-shirts, wearing the caps of Donald Trump. They are attacking Muslims — Muslim women, snatching their scarves, in New York, in Los Angeles. Mosques are being attacked by people throwing things. And that needs to stop," Khan said, but did not follow up with specific examples.
  • More Than 300 Republicans Call on Supreme Court to Recognize Gay Marriage Nationally

    03/05/2015 7:06:54 PM PST · by PROCON · 105 replies ^ | Mar. 5, 2015 | Zeke J Miller
    Signers include former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Sens. Susan Collins and Mark Kirk and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie BakerMore than 300 veteran Republican lawmakers, operatives and consultants have filed a friend of the court brief at the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage late Thursday. The amicus brief, organized by former Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman, was filed for the four same-sex marriage cases the Court will hear on April 28 that could legalize the unions nationwide. In 2013, Mehlman marshaled a similar effort for the case that overturned California’s Proposition 8, which had banned same-sex marriage...
  • Federal Court ... Orders Release of Fast and Furious Documents List to Judicial Watch by October 22

    10/22/2014 5:21:53 PM PDT · by Revel · 19 replies
    (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on September 23, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that by October 22, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must submit a “Vaughn index” listing Fast and Furious materials Judicial Watch sought in its June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 1:12-cv-01510)). A Vaughn index must: (1) identify each document withheld; (2) state the statutory exemption claimed; and (3) explain how disclosure would damage the interests protected by the claimed exemption.
  • Beware an unchecked president (in LA Times!)

    12/08/2013 8:15:43 AM PST · by Innovative · 45 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | DEc 8, 2013 | Jacob S. Hacker and Oona A. Hathaway
    Subtitle: The solution to a dysfunctional Congress is not for Obama to govern the country all by himself. In the face of congressional gridlock, President Obama has started taking more and more matters into his own hands. In recent months, he has announced new gun control measures, put in place limited immigration reform and made fixes to the Affordable Care Act — all without Congress. Many liberals who once worried about presidential overreach have applauded his robust use of presidential power. Yet the president's increasing unilateralism shouldn't be cause for celebration. Bypassing Congress means bypassing democratic checks. It also means...
  • Moscow's Large Muslim Community Faces Violence, Suppression

    10/18/2013 4:30:34 AM PDT · by klpt · 23 replies
    VoiceofAmerica ^ | October 16, 2013 | James Brooke
    Moscow is now home to 2 million Muslims - more than any other city in Europe. So when the faithful gathered Tuesday for the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday, tens of thousands of men unrolled their prayer mats on the asphalt of Moscow’s streets. Last year, they prayed outside in rain and snow. Looming overhead were the new minarets of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, a century-old mosque that is now being expanded. It is one of only four mosques in all of Moscow. “Certainly mosques are needed. Mosques are needed in each micro-district,” said Abdul Bari Sultanov, a Russian...
  • Chris Wallace Grills Obama’s Chief of Staff on Benghazi

    09/08/2013 11:44:13 AM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/8/13 | Oliver Darcy
    White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough failed to answer repeated questions on Sunday about why the U.S. after one year has failed to arrest Ahmed Abu Khattala, who has been charged in connection with the Benghazi attacks. “Why is it that reporters seems to be able to find this guy, who the government is charging with involvement in Benghazi, but law enforcement can’t find him?” Fox News host Chris Wallace asked, adding “it’s been a year, sir.”
  • 'Magnum Force' Director Ted Post Dies at 95

    08/20/2013 11:20:15 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 7 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | August 20, 2013 | Mike Barnes
    Ted Post, who directed Clint Eastwood on TV’s Rawhide and in the classic action films Hang ’Em High and Magnum Force before clashing with the actor, has died. He was 95. Post, who also helmed 56 episodes of the venerable CBS Western Gunsmoke, 90 installments of the 1960s ABC primetime soap Peyton Place and the 1981 pilot episode for the famed CBS cop show Cagney & Lacey, died early Tuesday ...
  • Now We Know Why Schumer Has Been Hiding The Bill

    03/13/2013 5:47:29 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    The Liberty Zone ^ | 12 March, 2013 | Nicki
    I pulled up S.374 - Protecting Responsible Gun Sellers Act of 2013 on Thomas, and I came up with a two-page shell of a bill that means nothing. To ensure that all individuals who should be prohibited from buying a firearm are listed in the national instant criminal background check system and require a background check for every firearm sale.Well, gosh! Who could have a problem with that, right? I mean, didn’t the panel of gun banners last night at the town hall tell us that these are just common-sense measures to prevent people who shouldn’t have guns from having...
  • Is voter fraud being committed in Ohio?

    10/27/2012 8:14:15 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 109 replies
    Human Events ^ | By: Sara Marie Brenner
    Two volunteer poll workers at an Ohio voting station told Human Events that they observed van loads of Ohio residents born in Somalia — the state is home to the second-largest Somali population in the United States — being driven to the voting station and guided by Democratic interpreters on the voting process. No Republican interpreters were present, according to these volunteers.
  • ( UN ) Agenda 21 Getting Worse ( in Australia )

    09/30/2012 10:52:54 AM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    Standeyo ^ | September 28, 2012 | Lynette
    As the UN digs in its ever-sharper, global-grasping claws, there are less and less desirable places to relocate. The New World Order permeates and invades all. Agenda 21? This is how it is done in Australia. Been going on for years... We know a family who live in Sydney’s Parramatta. The oldest girl, now in her 80’s, lives in the family home which was built in the early 1900’s. She was invited to a meeting with Parramatta Council and she and others were told that the Council “could not tolerate” for much longer that there was only one or two...
  • Clint Eastwood To Speak At Republican Convention on Thursday: Fox News

    08/29/2012 9:17:37 PM PDT · by Justaham · 278 replies ^ | 8/29/12
    Clint Eastwood will be speaking at the Republican Convention in Tampa on Thursday according to Fox News. The network’s website is reporting that a GOP source confirmed “that Eastwood is indeed the mystery speaker”. Thursday night’s line-up has a “To Be Announced” speaker scheduled ahead of Senator Marco Rubio and GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney himself. Eastwood’s name was floated earlier this week as the speaker along with former VP nominee Sarah Palin, Donald Trump and even a hologram of former President Ronald Reagan. No stranger to politics, Eastwood served as the Mayor of Carmel, California from 1986 to 1988....
  • Activists board Japanese whaling ship

    01/08/2012 12:29:17 AM PST · by bruinbirdman · 83 replies
    France 24 ^ | 1/8/2012
    The Sea Shepherd anti-whaling group said three Australian activists were being held as "prisoners" by the Japanese harpoon fleet Sunday after sneaking aboard one of their vessels overnight to protest. Sea Shepherd said they had helped the three men from the Forest Rescue Australia environmental group to board the Shonan Maru No.2 16 miles (26 kilometres) off Australia's west coast. "The boats approached the Shonan Maru under the cover of darkness and the three negotiated their way past the razor wire and spikes and over the rails to successfully board the Japanese whaling vessel," Sea Shepherd said of the Forest...
  • Mother of picture recipient furious at Weiner scandal (Cordova's mother demands Weiner come clean)

    06/02/2011 3:14:02 PM PDT · by Qbert · 79 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 2, 2011 | REUVEN FENTON & JEANE MacINTOSH
    The furious mom of the Seattle college coed at the center of Weinergate yesterday demanded that the cocky congressman come clean about the lewd photo. "I'm really upset. I feel like he's a person of power and influence, who can make a statement and make all this go away," Carol Mizuguchi said, blasting Rep. Anthony Weiner for his continued snarky sidestepping. "As her mother, I'm really upset," Mizuguchi told The Post. "I'm pissed off at that." Mizuguchi's 21-year-old daughter, Gennette Cordova, got the surprise package -- a close-up of an underwear-clad crotch -- over the weekend in a tweet from...
  • Senate Rejects Full ObamaCare Repeal; Votes To Kill ‘1099’ Provision

    02/02/2011 4:01:00 PM PST · by Slyscribe · 126 replies
    IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 2/2/2011 | Ed Carson
    As expected, all 47 Senate Republicans voted Wednesday to repeal the sweeping health law, but no Democratic members joined them, leaving the GOP well short of the 60 needed to pass. But the bill, which easily cleared the GOP-led House last month, forced vulnerable Senate Dems to once again back the controversial legislation. Meanwhile, the Senate voted 81-17 to roll back the much-hated “1099” tax-reporting requirement. The obscure ObamaCare provision would have required companies, starting in 2012, to file a 1099 tax form every time they make cumulative purchases of $600 or more from any business.
  • Stop the Inhumane Treatment of Bradley Manning (Online Petition on Behalf of US Traitor) Barf Alert!

    01/20/2011 4:15:28 PM PST · by lbryce · 20 replies
    Stop the Inhumane Treatment of Bradley Manning: Online Petition on Behalf of US Traitor, Bradley Manning. Barf Alert! Bradley Manning is the 23-year-old Army Private accused of leaking classified documents to Wikileaks. For the last six months, he has been detained in solitary confinement enduring conditions that are cruel, inhumane, and bordering on torture. (More info on Bradley Manning below.) Bradley Manning deserves humane treatment while he awaits trial. Please add your name to our letter urging the Marines to lift the heavy restrictions of Manning’s unnecessary “Prevention of Injury” order. Bradley's friend, David House, will deliver your letter to...
  • Uproar as minister after minister quits Irish cabinet

    01/20/2011 4:24:40 AM PST · by Kartographer · 3 replies
    BBC ^ | 1/20/11
    There has been uproar in the Irish parliament after five ministers quit the cabinet inside two days, with a sixth expected to join them. It was confirmed overnight that four had tendered their resignations, joining Foreign Minister Micheal Martin, who stood down on Tuesday. The enterprise minister is said to be also planning to resign.
  • Muslim Immigrants Get Santa Cancelled in Minnesota

    12/20/2010 11:01:28 AM PST · by American Dream 246 · 179 replies · 6+ views
    Getway Pundit ^ | 12/20/10 | Jim Hoft
    (CathNews) Santa will not be visiting students in St. Peter, Minnesota this year. Muslim immigrants got him cancelled. The MinnPost reported, via Pat Dollard: Santa Claus, as portrayed by Dennis Jackson, won’t be visiting students at the Head Start classes in St. Peter this year. Jackson has made appearances the past four years at the classes for students who need help preparing for school, but this year officials said, “No, no, no.” The reason: The classes have many immigrant children who don’t celebrate Christmas, says the Mankato Free Press. Santa’s a little frosted, the paper says. It kind of burnt...