|Homeland Security by the Colors|
Tom Ridge will be remembered as the man behind the colors. Now, the post will be filled by a man who plays the game by the numbers. Here comes the judge! Michael Chertoff comes highly recommended, unless you ask for a reference from Hillary Clinton. So just who is this guy? Well, listen to the NPR - Profile of Homeland Security Nominee Michael...
strappadowrack.blogspot.com 45 minutes ago
|Senior cop ignorant about the law when she issued warning against...|
Lawyers for Liberty executive director Eric Paulsen (left) said police could not be selective in enforcing or ignoring court decisions they disagreed with as this could only lead to further lawlessness in the enforcement agency and a breakdown in public confidence. – TMI pic, July 31, 2014. Civil rights lawyers have lambasted police for issuing a...
malaysiaedition.net 71 minutes ago
|A primer for a primary with national themes|
In primaries across Michigan, next Tuesday’s ballot reflects political drama that is playing out on the national scene: A Republican Party in identity crisis. But that’s far from the only story that will unfold Tuesday. Voters also will decide on a critical, if complicated, tax proposal that would phase out personal property taxes for large...
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|Key Witness Heard in Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell’s Corruption Trial|
RICHMOND, Va. — They were once friends, or at least friendly. Both were self-made men who’d soared far past their working-class background. One was a rising star of the Republican Party and potential vice-presidential pick. The other, a multimillionaire entrepreneur who owned a private jet. They were close in age, and both had big families. As...
cbslocal.com 86 minutes ago
EXCLUSIVE: 'Rape Cop' sues accuser, city for $57M over false arrest and 9 months jail time, says incident is preventing him from landing job and having a normal life The ex-NYPD officer called the “Rapecop” during his sensational trial has filed a blockbuster lawsuit against his accuser, the Daily News has learned. EXCLUSIVE: NYCHA quietly...
mrgrady7787.blogspot.com 98 minutes ago
By William Norman Grigg In addition to being an engine of misery, corruption, and bloodshed, the War on Drugs should be seen as a multi-tiered criminal enterprise. At the top echelon are found the political figureheads who recite pious bromides. That’s likewise where we encounter the bureaucratic scribes responsible for crafting those cynical...
venitism.blogspot.com 4 hours ago
|Pot advocate Marc Emery seeks ‘political revenge’ against Tories|
B.C. pot advocate Marc Emery has spoken to CBC News in his first interview since being transferred from a U.S. federal prison to a private deportation facility in Louisiana. Emery was sentenced to five years in prison in 2010 for conspiracy to manufacture marijuana after his Vancouver-based mail order business was busted in a joint operation...
webanews.com 4 hours ago
|Thursday July 31 Housing and Economic stories|
TOP STORIES: Portugal's BES steadies nerves, losses still a puzzle - (www.reuters.com) Portugal's government and central bank assured investors on Friday that the southern European country's financial system was sound, aiming to quell worry about the spillover effects of trouble at the Espirito Santo business empire. "It is important that...
kenoshousingportal.blogspot.com 5 hours ago
|EnviroWatch: Water, weather, plagues, nukes|
Today’s compendium of headlines from the intersection of people and planet begins with more of the most compelling story of the moment, via Sky News: Liberia Closes Schools To Halt Ebola Spread Security forces are ordered to enforce new anti-ebola rules as government workers are made to take compulsory leave. Liberia has closed all schools and...
richardbrenneman.wordpress.com 5 hours ago
|Paul Ryan: Obama's Exec Amnesty Not 'High Crimes'|
At a Christian Science Monitor breakfast Wednesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) said President Barack Obama's lawless executive actions are not high crimes and misdemeanors worthy of impeachment. "I see this as sort of a ridiculous gambit by the president and his political team to try and change the narrative, raise money, and turn out their base for an...
freerepublic.com 5 hours ago
|YaWorld Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert|
YaWorld Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert World Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert Ebola discoverer says would sit next to victim on train Russia warns sanctions will backfire on West Bank scandal tarnishes powerful Portuguese family A look at the EU's new sanctions against Russia Clashes prevent experts from reaching...
countynewssite.blogspot.com 5 hours ago
|No need to give notice for peaceful assembly|
PETALING JAYA: The police should stop misleading the public that peaceful assemblies need a notice because the law has been declared null and void, said the Lawyers for Liberty. Eric Paulsen, executive director of the Lawyers for Liberty said the Court of Appeal had declared the provision requiring notice as unconstitutional and null and void. The...
freemalaysiatoday.com 5 hours ago
|Fun! With kidney stones! AS soon as I had put up yesterday my...|
Fun! With kidney stones! AS soon as I had put up yesterday my demolition of the idiotic Warmist use of the latest kidney stone study, I tweeted a short summary of it, with link. Marc Morano retweeted my tweet, as he often does. And that generated further tweets. One tweeter (Dennis Krupski @Dkrupski) tweeted that, instead of saying I had demolished...
antigreen.blogspot.com 5 hours ago
|Special prosecutor needed for IRS case|
No one likes to receive a letter from the Internal Revenue Service. If you do, here are a few facts that paint a picture of the agency you will be dealing with. The computer hard drive of former IRS employee Lois Lerner – she who refused to testify so as not to incriminate herself about targeting conservative political groups – crashed. It...
abqjournal.com 5 hours ago
|Homeland Security by the Colors|
Homeland Security by the Colors Tom Ridge will be remembered as the man behind the colors. Now, the post will be filled by a man who plays the game by the numbers. Here comes the judge! Michael Chertoff comes highly recommended, unless you ask for a reference from Hillary Clinton. So just who is this guy? Well, listen to the NPR - Profile of...
batr.net 5 hours ago
|‘It’s Strictly Business’|
In addition to being an engine of misery, corruption, and bloodshed, the War on Drugs should be seen as a multi-tiered criminal enterprise. At the top echelon are found the political figureheads who recite pious bromides. That’s likewise where we encounter the bureaucratic scribes responsible for crafting those cynical pronouncements and the...
lewrockwell.com 6 hours ago
|Lois Lerner’s Vendetta|
House Republicans have released a Lois Lerner email exchange from November 2012 that “clearly demonstrates why Ms. Lerner not only targeted conservatives, but denied such groups their rights to due process and equal protection under the law,” wrote House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) in a letter to U.S. Attorney General...
frontpagemag.com 7 hours ago
|Isgro, Veteran of Payola Probe, Faces NY Gambling Case|
Joe Isgro leaves a New York courthouse today. Cosa Nostra News was the first to break this story on Joe Isgro... Houston Chronicle: "He's been one of the nation's most influential record promoters, the producer of an Oscar-nominated movie, a defendant who successfully fought racketeering charges in a high-profile payola case, and an admitted loan...
cosa-nostra-news.blogspot.com 7 hours ago
|HOLMBERG: Testimony seems to back up ‘bimbo defense’ in McDonnell...|
RICHMOND, Va. — Yes, it’s a historic, first-ever corruption trial of a Virginia governor. It’s also a national scandal that blew the high-flying political career of Bob McDonnell right out of the sky. But you can’t help but think of this serious-business federal corruption trial as a country music soap opera. Wednesday’s testimony had the...
wtvr.com 7 hours ago
|Demand Justice for Tortured Man|
Target: Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico Goal: Investigate allegations of torture by a man imprisoned since 2009 Ángel Amílcar Colón Quevedo, a native of Honduras and member of the Garífuna community, was only planning on passing through Mexico in 2009 on his way to seek work in the United States. What he did not anticipate was his...
forcechange.com 7 hours ago
|In Three Months São Paulo Might Be Without Water If There Is No...|
Brazilian federal prosecutors have asked the government of São Paulo to present water rationing plans for Brazil's most populous state to prevent the collapse of its main reservoir. If such plans are not presented in 10 days, the prosecutor's office said on its website it may ask courts to force rationing.
brazzilmag.com 7 hours ago
|Deedy returns to witness stand, faces prosecution|
Christopher Deedy returned to the witness stand Wednesday in his own murder re-trial to finish his testimony and be cross-examined by the prosecution. Pulling the trigger three times, Deedy said he knew that choosing to fire his gun could kill Kollin Elderts. But the special agent said his objective was to stop a threat. Time and again, Deedy...
khon2.com 8 hours ago
|Santa Fe man gets prison time in cocaine case|
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A Santa Fe man has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in federal prison for his role in a crack cocaine trafficking conspiracy. Federal prosecutor say 24-year-old Michael Jaramillo also was sentenced Wednesday to four years of supervised release after he serves his prison term. Jaramillo was among five men indicted in April...
krqe.com 9 hours ago
|U.S. Attorneys in Dakotas Turning Up Heat on Wellness Care Fraud|
The best federal prosecutors from South Dakota and North Dakota say they have elevated their efforts to fight health care fraud. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota explained he has restructured his workplace to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote “significant time” to investigating healthcare fraud. He...
insurangle.com 9 hours ago
|Exclusive: Cuomo intervened in BNP deal to get $1 billion more for NY...|
(Reuters) – Only days before U.S. authorities reached a landmark $8.97 billion settlement with BNP Paribas over the bank’s dealings with countries subject to U.S. sanctions, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo intervened to ensure the state government got a much bigger share of the proceeds, according to three people familiar with the situation. One...
news-all-the-time.com 9 hours ago
|Moreland panel was never ended|
Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo never rescinded the executive order that established the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption, leaving the panel in limbo and maintaining 23 of its 25 members as deputy attorneys general. Richard Azzopardi, a spokesman for Cuomo, said the administration believes an official order is not required. "As with...
timesunion.com 9 hours ago
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