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Rock, Paper, Scissors:  Border Agents Can No Longer Shoot At Most Throwers

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Border Agents Can No Longer Shoot At Most Throwers

Unless the rock throwers pose a threat of death or serious injury. New rules for border patrol agents bar them from stepping in front of moving vehicles, or using their bodies to block them. It’s thought that’s a tactic officers use to justify shooting at occupied vehicles, since they are thus in imminent danger. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson had[Read More…]

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Chickens Come Home To Prison: Rev. Wright’s Daughter Guilty Of Money Laundering

Chickens Come Home To Prison: Rev. Wright’s Daughter Guilty Of Money Laundering

The daughter of Chicago’s most infamous man of the cloth, Jeremiah Wright, has been convicted of 11 counts of money laundering, lying to Federal agents, and lying to a grand jury. Jeri Wright, 48, will appeal and insists she’s innocent. The charges stem from a $1.25M grant for jobs training, whereby Wright skimmed money off to an associate, Regina Evans,[Read More…]

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Study:  What Does Finger Length Reveal?  Besides That

Study: What Does Finger Length Reveal? Besides That

Give up?  Knee replacement surgery! Evidently, a middle and index finger that are nearly the same length is a predictor for that.  And this was studied over  10 years among 14,500 people.  In Australia. Hormones and bone growth are likely to blame for osteoarthritis, which leads to knee replacement surgery, but there was no cause discovered, only correlation. Read more[Read More…]

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TARP Runner Kashkari Calls Brown Bullet Train Boondoggle

TARP Runner Kashkari Calls Brown Bullet Train Boondoggle

And he ought to know one when he sees one. Scuffling for any port in a storm when it comes to the Republican primary, not to mention an even more improbable race against well-funded and better known Governor Jerry Brown, Neel Kashkari has seized on Brown’s pet high speed rail system. And he has gone off the menu of schools[Read More…]

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Melting Slush Fund: ‘Under The Couch’ Obamacare Funds Come Out

Melting Slush Fund: ‘Under The Couch’ Obamacare Funds Come Out

Politico reports Kathleen Sebelius and DHHS had access to billions of dollars tucked away in various bills and budget deal provisions: $1.6B in the last bipartisan budget deal $450M from Tom Harkin’s Prevention and Public Health Fund $300M from the “non-recurring expenses fund” $268M from general program operations at CMMS $113M from Sebelius’ “transfer authority” And, surprise, the administration is[Read More…]

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Journalists Only Pay Attention To Crimea Brutality When It’s One Of Their Own

Journalists Only Pay Attention To Crimea Brutality When It’s One Of Their Own

When the Russians rolled into Crimea, the media rolled over and treated them like some liberators, or stabilizers for Russian speaking occupants of the eastern region of Ukraine.  The locals were begging to be protected by armored vehicles, missiles, and tens of thousands of troops poured in, we were told.  Self-determination, said others.  Protection from a rogue Ukraine government, said[Read More…]

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39%er – Buyer’s Remorse Settles In Quickly For De Blasio

39%er – Buyer’s Remorse Settles In Quickly For De Blasio

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio cleaned his Republican opponent’s clock last year.  He destroyed Joe Lhota 3-1 in the election.  But unlike Barack Obama, who embarked on a slow slide to the bottom, Gotham is getting tired of his crap fast. A Marist College poll puts his “good” or “excellent” rating at only 39%, just 10% “excellent” and the[Read More…]

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WeHo Woos Heteros

WeHo Woos Heteros

The rainbow flag atop city hall, wait for it, has come down! Seems the city fathers are diversity minded and want to appear to be welcoming to persons and new businesses of all stripes, not just those in rainbow colors.  The city hall logo flag which replaced it has a rainbow on it, but the city wants to send the[Read More…]

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Family Shoplifting Millions Would Have Gotten Away With It If It Weren’t For That Meddling eBay

Family Shoplifting Millions Would Have Gotten Away With It If It Weren’t For That Meddling eBay

A Chicago area family accused of a decade long string of shopliftings was caught when retailers noticed items similar to what was stolen from them being fenced in identical quantities. Lela and Branko Bogdanov, in their 50s,and their daughter in her 30s even traveled from state to state heisting all sorts of items from retailers like Toys R Us and[Read More…]

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Lerner Cooperates With Sham DOJ IRS ‘Investigation’

Lerner Cooperates With Sham DOJ IRS ‘Investigation’

Lois Lerner has been stiff-arming Darrell Issa’s investigation from the start, culminating in Wednesday’s plea of the Fifth Amendment, or the right to not self-incriminate, even after ostensibly making a statement and thus procedurally waiving that right. Turns out Lerner has been talking to the DOJ, answering their questions.  Consider this and ask yourselves whether the DOJ is merely complicit[Read More…]

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