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  • Non-live WWI ammunition round filled with old coins and bills discovered at Michigan home

    10/25/2021 3:02:29 PM PDT · by David Chase · 57 replies
    WXYZ Detroit Scripps Media ^ | October, 25th, 2021 | WXYZ.Com Staff
    WXYZ) — A non-live WWI ammunition round was discovered at a Lansing residence over the weekend containing a hidden treasure trove of old coins and bills, Michigan State Police said on Twitter. According to police, MSP assisted Lansing Police after people cleaning out a family member’s house discovered what appeared to be an ammunition round. Bomb squad reportedly determined it was not a live round. (Pics at source)
  • It Doesn’t Matter That Voters Hate Joe Biden If Democrats Can Rig Elections

    01/19/2022 7:33:37 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 41 replies
    The Federalist.com ^ | 1/19/2022 | BOB ANDERSON
    Just a month before the 2020 election, radio host Rush Limbaugh commented that Democrats “resent the whole premise behind elections. Look, they don’t believe they should have to persuade anybody to agree with them … The modern-day Democrats have to go through the motions of campaigning, and they have to go through the motions of trying to win the hearts and minds of voters. But they resent the h-ll out of it. And in their world, it’s the one thing standing in their way: This need, this requirement to win elections. And I’m just telling you: As soon as they...
  • Defense requests immunity for FBI agents, informants in Whitmer kidnapping plot

    01/18/2022 7:00:14 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 13 replies
    (The Center Square) – A defense attorney for one of the five men accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer asked in a new filing that the court require the government to obtain orders of use immunity of the FBI agents and confidential human sources. Scott Graham, the attorney for alleged extremist Kaleb Franks, wrote that the “illegal and unethical” use of confidential informants complicates the case. The request follows three lead sting FBI agents who won’t be testifying in the March 8 trial in Grand Rapids. Former lead FBI agent Richard Trask was arrested on a domestic violence...
  • Drunken Driver Does ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Jump Over Michigan Bridge: Police

    01/18/2022 6:12:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    PENNLive ^ | Jan. 15, 2022 | Marie Weidmayer
    A driver did a “Dukes of Hazzard” style jump over a freeway bridge Thursday evening. The 25-year-old Kalamazoo man was driving south on U.S. 131 when he left the freeway at 142nd Avenue in Dorr Township in Allegan County, around 2:05 p.m. on Jan. 14, Michigan State Police said. The man’s black Chevrolet Impala left the road, drove up the embankment, went airborne and hit a road sign before landing on the other side of the bridge, police said. The man was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation and a blood draw after troopers saw signs that he...
  • FBI’s Silence on Jan. 6 Used by Whitmer Kidnapping Defendant to Buttress Case for Dismissal

    01/17/2022 2:53:05 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 8 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 17, 2022 | Ken Silva
    A defendant in the Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping case has moved to introduce evidence related to the use of federal informants in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol Hill breach, arguing that the FBI’s refusal to answer basic questions about such activities demonstrates a “consciousness of guilt” by the government. The Jan. 14 motion from Kaleb Franks comes as he and four other defendants seek to have their charges dismissed on entrapment grounds. With their trial set for March 8, an attorney for Franks has made numerous motions related to the FBI’s use of at least 12 informants in the...
  • More Trouble for the FBI in the Whitmer Kidnapping Case

    01/17/2022 8:28:35 PM PST · by Drastic · 10 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 1-17-2022 | Julie Kelly
    The media went wild last week after Joe Biden’s Justice Department finally produced a criminal indictment to support the claim that January 6 was an “insurrection” planned by militiamen loyal to Donald Trump: Eleven members of the Oath Keepers, including its founder, Stewart Rhodes, face the rarely used charge of seditious conspiracy for their brief and nonviolent involvement at the Capitol protest that day. Journalists luxuriated in the news, jeering those of us who had correctly noted that the Justice Department had failed to charge anyone with insurrection or sedition for more than a year. But the press does not...
  • Michigan Democrat initially suggests 'White supremacy' to blame for attack on Texas synagogue

    01/17/2022 2:10:51 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Fox news ^ | 01/17/2022 | Brandon Gillespie
    Democratic Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel suggested Saturday that "White supremacy" could be to blame for the attack on a Texas synagogue by a British national seeking the release of a convicted terrorist dubbed "Lady Al-Qaeda."
  • 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...
  • Married University of Michigan president, 64, is fired from $927,000-a-year job over affair with female subordinate under zero-tolerance rules HE created: School releases 118 pages of intimate emails that reveal how he enticed her with knish!

    01/17/2022 6:36:43 AM PST · by Cecily · 128 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | January 17, 2022 | Harriet Alexander
    he University of Michigan has fired its $927,000-a-year president for having an affair with a subordinate, a year after implementing wide sexual misconduct rules to stop people in power sleeping with their staff. Mark Schlissel, 64, was informed in a letter on Saturday that he was being fired from the role he has held since July 2014. The university has also made public 118 pages of emails between him and the woman he had an affair with. She is not named and it's unclear how their romance came to light. Among his pick-up lines are: 'Can I lure you to...
  • Romney: I never got a call from White House to discuss voting rights

    01/16/2022 12:43:58 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    The hill ^ | 01/16/2022 | Joseph Choi
    Republican Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) said on Sunday that the Biden administration has not reached out to him to discuss voting rights legislation, as the White House works to pass two key Democrat-backed bills. NBC's "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd questioned Romney on attempts to unify the country, noting that there appears to be only a few Republicans willing to work with the Biden administration, with Romney among them.
  • Michigan professor wearing space helmet tells students they are 'vectors of disease' in Zoom rant

    01/14/2022 10:02:58 PM PST · by ProfessorGoldiloxx · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 14, 2022 | Adam Sabes
    "Ferris State professor Barry Mehler had a message for students who wanted to file a complaint with a school dean: 'F--k you' A professor at Ferris State University in Michigan has been placed on administrative leave after telling students that they are "vectors of disease" in a course video to students. The video, posted to YouTube by Ferris State University History Professor Barry Mehler on Jan. 9, shows him greeting students while wearing a mask and what appears to be a space helmet. Mehler told students that "civilization is collapsing" and "life on your planet is going extinct," before telling...
  • Republicans who falsified Michigan electoral college vote under scrutiny from Congress, Attorney General

    01/13/2022 10:04:38 PM PST · by Coronal · 24 replies
    MLive.com ^ | January 12, 2021 | Malachi Barrett
    Falsified documents claiming Michigan’s electors voted for former President Donald Trump were given by state election officials to a congressional panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 riot. Sixteen Republicans, including the current co-chair of the Michigan Republican Party, signed certificates asserting they were Michigan’s presidential electors and sent the illegitimate documents to the National Archive. The unofficial documents were part of a failed Republican strategy to overturn President Joe Biden’s victory in battleground states, which is under new scrutiny from a U.S. House panel and the Michigan Attorney General’s office. Each political party nominates its own slate of electors, but...
  • Judge Fines Cancer Patient, 72, for Overgrown Lawn: ‘I’d Give Jail Time if I Could’

    01/13/2022 11:58:55 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 111 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 13, 2022 | Hannah Sparks
    A hardline judge has fined and ridiculed a 72-year-old Michigan man with lymphoma, ruling that he “should be ashamed” of being too weak to mow his overgrown lawn. Burhan Chowdhury of Hamtramck, a community about six miles north of Detroit, admittedly fell behind in yard maintenance after he was diagnosed with cancer of the lymph nodes in 2019. His overgrown property prompted local officials to subpoena Chowdhury. In now-viral footage of the Zoom court hearing on Jan. 10, Chowdhury’s breathing appeared labored as Judge Alexis G. Krot of the 31st District Court berated him. “You should be ashamed of yourself,”...
  • Oxford High School Shooter - Follow Up Article

    01/12/2022 6:23:29 PM PST · by Uber-Eng · 7 replies
    Oxford Leader ^ | 01/12/2022 | Dean Vaglia
    "The criminal cases against the student and parents for their alleged responsibility in the Nov. 30, 2021 Oxford High School shootings returned to court last Friday. "...Ethan Crumbley, 15, waived his right to a preliminary exam and his case moves to the Oakland County Circuit Court." "Parents Jennifer and James Crumbley appeared before Judge Julie Nicholson..." "James worked as a DoorDash delivery driver, while Jennifer’s employment was terminated." “The only ties these two individuals have — other than their son who is awaiting trial — are out of state,” McDonald said. “Both defendants’ families live in Florida. James Crumbley’s other...
  • The Likely Cause of the Media Blackout on Imploding Whitmer Kidnapping Plot

    01/11/2022 9:05:41 AM PST · by Heartlander · 11 replies
    American Greatness ^ | January 10, 2022 | Julie Kelly
    The Likely Cause of the Media Blackout on Imploding Whitmer Kidnapping Plot It is impossible to report on the Whitmer case without connecting it to January 6. So rather than do its job, the national news media is completely ignoring this sensational story.Once upon a time in America, a high-profile federal prosecution imploding amid credible accusations of FBI entrapment would earn wall-to-wall headlines in the national news media. A wife-beating FBI agent who used at least one criminal informant and a dozen more government assets to concoct a plot to abduct a sitting governor—intended to create damaging headlines for an...
  • How Obama, Biden and Clinton helped Russia's Putin weaponize energy

    07/19/2020 5:34:11 AM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    Bentley Media Group ^ | July 18, 2020 | John Solomon
    Russians secretly mocked Obama for so easily giving them American uranium, nuclear fuel contracts and technology, FBI informant reveals in excerpts from the new book "Fallout: Nuclear Bribes, Russian Spies and the Washington Lies that Enriched the Clinton and Biden Dynasties." The failed Russian reset .. repeatedly gave Russia's nuclear monopoly, Rosatom, assets like uranium under U.S. soil and billions of dollars in nuclear fuel contracts that made American electricity customers reliant on Moscow for years to come. And then Vladimir Putin pulled the rug out from under the Obama administration in 2014, invading the Crimea region of U.S. ally...
  • Bets Are Rolling In Again for $100 Oil

    01/10/2022 10:28:56 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    Barrons ^ | Jan. 10, 2022 11:52 am ET | By Avi Salzman
    To say investors are bullish on oil again would be an understatement. In a year that has begun with serious uncertainty—largely about the path of interest rates and tech stocks — a positive call on oil is as close to a consensus opinion as it gets. In fact, traders are making bets again that U.S. oil prices will rise above $100. It would take a major surge to get there. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures, the U.S. benchmark, were down 0.2% on Monday to $78.72 per barrel. There are several reasons for the resurgent bullishness. For one thing, oil...
  • The Flint Water Dept. Failed Its Chemistry Test

    01/09/2022 7:53:00 PM PST · by Pining_4_TX · 4 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.
  • The Government Says A Key Informant In The Michigan Kidnapping Case Was A “Double Agent”

    01/09/2022 3:54:32 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 30 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 01 06 2022 | Ken Bensinger
    Federal prosecutors say a key FBI informant in the alleged plot to kidnap the governor of Michigan was a “double agent” who was “working against the interests of the government” by trying to destroy evidence and prevent arrests. The confidential informant, Stephen Robeson, played a central role in the investigation that led to the arrest of 14 men for allegedly participating in a plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in October 2020. At the direction of his FBI handlers, Robeson reached out to potential targets, organized meetings, and paid travel expenses for people to attend such events. Now the government...
  • Michigan Rep. Brenda Lawrence becomes latest House Democrat to retire

    01/05/2022 12:58:09 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 16 replies
    Michigan Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D) on Tuesday said she would not seek another term after serving eight years in Congress, making her the 25th House Democrat this year to announce plans to retire. "This year marks my 30th year in elected public service, and I've had the good fortune of serving Michiganders on the local and national level," Lawrence wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, along with a video announcement. "After reflecting on my journey & having conversations with my family, I'm announcing that I will not be seeking re-election to Congress," she wrote.