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  • (Ithaca) Mayor’s Plan to Abolish Police Department Will End in Disaster, City’s Ex-Chief Warns

    03/16/2021 11:21:56 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 38 replies
    © 2021 National Review ^ | 03/16/21 | By TOBIAS HOONHOUT
    <p>A progressive mayor’s proposal to abolish the police department of a small city in upstate New York is sparking concerns among residents that the reform effort will exacerbate a recent spike in violent crime, the town’s former police chief told National Review.</p>
  • State of the City Address: 3 ways Ithaca will fight 'openly hostile' Trump administration

    01/06/2017 6:29:29 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 48 replies
    © Copyright The Ithaca Voice. All rights reserved. ^ | JANUARY 5, 2017 | BY JOLENE ALMENDAREZ
    ITHACA, N.Y. -- In an unprecedented State of the City Address Wednesday night, Mayor Svante Myrick addressed President-Elect Donald Trump and his administration, calling it "openly hostile" and saying that the City of Ithaca will stand for the needs of its residents in the face of adversity.... "I believe the fight against fascism will be waged and be won at the local level," Myrick said. "We are the antidote to fascism. We are the antidote to the rage that encourages people to vote against anyone who seems just a bit different." He said fascist governance works because it allows people...
  • Jaywalkers beware: Ithaca Police are cracking down on crosswalk evaders

    07/20/2016 7:28:00 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 27 replies
    © 2016 WSTM ^ | TUESDAY, JULY 19TH 2016 | BY TYLER HEAD
    ITHACA, N.Y. -- This weekend Ithaca Police will have extra officers patrolling the streets on the lookout for unsafe and intolerable activity - in particular, violations committed by pedestrians. Police say extra officers will be on patrol from July 22 to July 25 during various hours of the day and night. A release by police advises that "officers will utilize a zero tolerance approach for all violations observed." The department says the goal is to increase pedestrian safety on Ithaca's streets, sidewalks and crosswalks.
  • Violence plagues Ithaca on 4th of July

    07/04/2014 6:27:05 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 9 replies
    Thursday night was no celebration for Ithaca Police, who responded to multiple reports of violence throughout the city. At around 12:06 a.m. Friday, Ithaca Police responded to a report of a 25-year-old Ithaca man who was severely beaten with a baseball bat in the city.... At around 12:15 a.m. that same night, police were called to the Holiday Inn on Cayuga Street to respond to a physical dispute... Later that night, just after 1:30 a.m., Ithaca Police got a report of shots fired in the 600 block of Chestnut Street. Police say two people were driving when a person shot...
  • Woman Arrested for Trumansburg Baseball Theft also Ithaca Planning Executive

    02/15/2014 12:14:53 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 19 replies
    The fate of the Executive Assistant of the City of Ithaca Planning and Development department is unknown, following charges she stole money from a Trumansburg baseball organization. Debbie Grunder, a 48-year-old Lansing resident, pleaded not guilty Monday to stealing $6,350 as treasurer of the Trumansburg Travel Baseball, a nonprofit summer league for players between 9 and 15. League Commissioner Jeff Ives said the organization’s budget is less than $5,000, according to the Ithaca Journal. Trumansburg police have charged Grunder with grand larceny and falsifying business records while treasurer of the organization. According to Trumansburg Police Chief Thomas Ferretti, Grunder paid...
  • They Don't Talk Much About Joel Myrick

    12/17/2012 5:26:10 PM PST · by grandpa jones · 13 replies
    nuke's ^ | 12/17/12 | nuke
    On October 1, 1997 at Pearl High School in Pearl, MS, 16-year-old Luke Woodham killed two students and injured seven others. Before the shooting at began, Woodham stabbed his mother to death in their home as she was about to begin her morning jog. The shootings shocked the country. It was said many times, if this can happen in Pearl, it can happen anywhere. Unfortunately, over the years, this statement has proven to be true. The shootings at Pearl High School was the first of the modern-day rash of school shootings. But it could have been much worse. But for...
  • ACT NOW: Support the Scott Gardner Act (H.R. 3808 - Mandatory Deportation for DUI Illegals)

    03/15/2012 7:44:06 AM PDT · by montag813 · 15 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 03-15-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With Arizona America has witnessed an stunning rise in drunk driving fatalities committed by illegal aliens - many of whom had previous criminal records and even prior DUIs - yet remained free in this country to drink, drive and kill Americans. This has always been a problem - with both Federal officials and local law enforcement dropping the ball. But thanks to new, relaxed deportation guidelines of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the numbers have increased to record levels in the past two years. Above: A life of service destroyed in an instant: Sister Denise Mosier and...
  • Rep. Myrick announces she’ll retire this year

    02/07/2012 1:24:25 PM PST · by SMGFan · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 7, 2012 | By Josh Lederman and Cameron Joseph
    Rep. Sue Myrick (R-N.C.) will not run for reelection in November, the nine-term congresswoman announced Tuesday. First elected in 1994, Myrick was one of the first Republicans to join the Tea Party Caucus in the House, and served on the Energy and Commerce and Intelligence committees.
  • MYRICK: 'Homegrown' Terrorists Are Working Within U.S.

    08/25/2010 3:35:44 AM PDT · by Cindy · 18 replies
    Charlotte ^ | Posted: Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 | By Jim Morrrill
    SNIPPET: "Republican U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick warned a Huntersville audience Tuesday about the dangers of "homegrown terrorism" and new Iranian inroads into the Americas." SNIPPET: ""I'm extremely concerned about Iran and the situation in the Middle East," she said. "People don't want to face the fact that we have terrorist organizations operating in this hemisphere and this country." Myrick, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, said she's disturbed by reported activities in this hemisphere by the Lebanese-based Islamic group Hezbollah, seen by many as an Iranian proxy. Myrick repeated what she wrote in a June 23 letter to Homeland...
  • Muslim leader implodes on air

    02/28/2010 1:55:48 AM PST · by bogusname · 40 replies · 2,751+ views
    WND ^ | February 28, 2010 | WorldNetDaily
    A Muslim leader who has tried to portray the founder of the Congressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus in Washington as an extremist "hatemonger" was himself exposed as an extremist on a popular radio program. For years, Jibril Hough has represented himself and his North Carolina mosque as "moderate," while putting Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., on the defensive as an anti-Muslim fanatic who "shoots from the hip" when sounding the alarm about homegrown Islamic terrorism. Myrick, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, co-founded the Capitol Hill caucus after 9/11 to educate Americans about the growing threat from jihadists. But during an in-studio...
  • Rep. Myrick Repeats Call to Cut CAIR Ties

    10/18/2009 6:18:03 AM PDT · by kellynla · 15 replies · 654+ views
    THE HILL ^ | 10/17/09 | Jordy Yager/Michael M. Gleeson
    Rep. Sue Myrick (R-N.C.) continued to accuse a Muslim advocacy group of attempting to place interns on key national security committees to sway policy in its favor, a day after the group’s spokesman received a death threat. Asked for her opinion on CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper receiving a death threat after the accusations she made on Wednesday, Myrick’s office reiterated her calls for Congress to stop dealing with the group. “Why would anyone allow a group, who the FBI says is tied to terrorism, to influence national security policy, or any policy for that matter?” she said in a statement....
  • Lawmakers to 'make public a national security threat on Capitol Hill'

    10/14/2009 11:20:07 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 18 replies · 1,832+ views ^ | October 14, 2009 | Bob Cusack and Jordy Yager
    Three House Republicans are scheduled to hold a press conference on Wednesday morning to "make public a national security threat on Capitol Hill." Reps. Sue Myrick (R-N.C.), John Shadegg (R-Ariz.) and Paul Broun (R-Ga.) will hold a 10 a.m. press conference in the Capitol on the homeland security issue. The congressional daybook schedule does not provide further details. According to a source familiar with the issue, the press conference will focus on a non-profit group that has "known terrorist ties."
  • The Translator Scandal Ripens

    05/05/2008 2:50:14 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 32 replies · 358+ views
    New English Review ^ | May 2008 | Jerry Gordon
    For over a year, we have been waging a relentless, nearly solitary battle in apprising the Congress and the American public about a billion dollar boondoggle and scandal: the lack of credible Arabic translators for our national security and intelligence agencies. As a result hundreds have been killed in Iraq from infiltration of our military and civilian intelligence agencies by agents of Islamist terrorists. Our FBI and CIA have been infiltrated by Muslim linguists who have successfully evaded polygraph tests and been able to pass on vital information to terror groups in the Middle East such as Hezbollah. Tens of...
  • 'Why We Left Islam' Editors Blast CAIR

    05/03/2008 6:46:53 AM PDT · by kellynla · 13 replies · 139+ views ^ | April 29, 2008 | staff
    LOS ANGELES – The editors of a new book compiling the testimonies of ex-Muslims say they weren't surprised when the Council on American-Islamic Relations attacked their work without reading it. But, say Islamic experts Joel Richardson and Susan Crimp, they were shocked that the New York Daily News characterized the group as the voice of moderate Muslims. "Why We Left Islam: Former Muslims Speak Out," published by WND Books, was skewered by CAIR spokesman Ibrahim Hooper in the paper – weeks before today's official release date. The book is controversial for two reasons – the gripping firsthand personal accounts of...
  • U.S. lawmaker demands: Revoke Carter's passport

    04/20/2008 4:59:28 AM PDT · by Man50D · 21 replies · 63+ views ^ | April 19, 2008
    A Republican congressional leader called on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to revoke former President Jimmy Carter's passport in response to his traveling to Syria and Egypt to meet with delegations from the terrorist group Hamas. Since 1995, the Palestinian organization has officially been designated by the United States as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. "Former President Carter has acted in contradiction of international agreements to isolate Hamas," said Rep. Sue Myrick, deputy Republican whip in the House. "He has acted in defiance of both United States policy and international policy." After Hamas won the 2006 Palestinian parliamentary elections, Washington, along...
  • U.S. Rep Calls for Revocation of Carter's Passport

    04/18/2008 1:56:19 PM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 16 replies · 74+ views
    Investigative Project on Terrorism ^ | April 17, 2008 | IPT News
    U.S. Rep Calls for Revocation of Carter's Passport IPT News April 17, 2008As former President Jimmy Carter tours the Middle East, his plans to meet terrorist leaders have met with increasing criticism from authorities within the United States, including a senior U.S. Representative requesting Carter's passport be revoked by the State Department. On Tuesday, Carter physically embraced senior Hamas official Nasser Shaer, a former Deputy Prime Minister in the Hamas government, at a meeting in Ramallah. Additionally, Carter has voiced his plans to meet with the Hamas' top leadership, including Mahmoud Zahar and Said Siam, in Cairo and Hamas Supreme...
  • Rep. Myrick Unveils “Wake Up America” Agenda

    04/18/2008 2:02:19 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 20 replies · 47+ views
    Rep. Sue Myrick Press Release ^ | 18 April 08 | Sue Myrick
    (Washington, D.C.) — Today, Rep. Sue Myrick (NC-9) released her “Wake Up America” agenda. Rep. Myrick’s goal in releasing her agenda is to alert, and educate, Americans to terrorist threats here at home posed by radical Islamic extremists. This agenda is the start of Rep. Myrick’s work on these issues. As she moves forward on these points, she will update the public on her findings. Her ten point agenda is below. There is also a link at the bottom to provide in-depth background information on all these points so that the public has a more clear understanding of the agenda...
  • Congresswoman tries to yank Carter's passport

    04/18/2008 9:59:38 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 54 replies · 147+ views
    AJC ^ | 04/18/2008 | BOB DEANS
    WASHINGTON - He no longer travels aboard Air Force One; now former President Jimmy Carter could be restricted to domestic flights. It's not likely to happen, but Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., wants Carter's U.S. passport pulled because he met Thursday with members of Hamas in the Middle East. Hamas is the party of the elected government in the Palestinian territory of Gaza. The State Department lists Hamas as a terrorist group, however, meaning U.S. officials are not to meet with them. Myrick has called for Carter's passport to be removed and for U.S. taxpayer money to be cut off from...
  • Myrick wants Carter's passport revoked (NC Republican)

    04/17/2008 5:59:36 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 26 replies · 142+ views
    WBT NEWS ^ | 04.17.2008
    A North Carolina Republican member of Congress is calling for the State Department to revoke the passport of former President Jimmy Carter, who's been meeting, against the wishes of the U.S. Government, with representatives of the Palestinian terror group Hamas. Congresswoman Sue Myrick of Charlotte, speaking on the Jeff Katz Show on WBT Radio, says Carter's actions have made a lot of people in the House extremely angry. Officials with Hamas say the meeting with Carter will boost the group's legitimacy, despite criticism by the U.S. and Israel.
  • Embattled Muslim aide to leave Pentagon job (FLASH!!! More on Major Coughlin Story)

    02/11/2008 8:31:48 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 105 replies · 447+ views
    The Investigative Project on Terrorism. ^ | 11 February 2008 | The Investigative Project on Terrorism.
    Embattled Muslim aide to leave Pentagon job Hesham Islam's 'resume didn't add up,' official says WorldNetDaily February 11, 2008In a stunning turn of events, a high-level Muslim military aide blamed for costing an intelligence contractor his job will step down from his own Pentagon post, WND has learned. Meanwhile, his rival, Maj. Stephen Coughlin, a leading authority on Islamic war doctrine, may stay in the Pentagon, moving from the office of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to the office of the secretary of defense. However, sources say a former U.S. ambassador to Turkey is trying to block...