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Federal judge to IRS: You must explain ‘lost’ emails under oath

Posted by: ST on July 11, 2014 at 9:49 am » 2 Comments

The room definitely just got hotter for Democrats hoping this scandal will just go away. Via Fox News: A federal judge has ordered the IRS to explain “under oath” how the agency lost a trove of emails from the official at the heart of the Tea Party targeting scandal. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan […]

 

#GunControl: Violent weekend in Chicago sees 60 shot, 9 dead

Posted by: ST on July 7, 2014 at 9:21 am » 4 Comments

ABC News reports that the Independence Day holiday and weekend in Chicago turned out to be a violent, deadly one for nearly 70 people: Independence Day celebrations were marred by multiple shootings in Chicago that reportedly left at least nine dead and 60 injured. The first fatal shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. Friday, kicking off […]

 

Dumb criminals news: Thief checks FB during break-in, forgets to log out

Posted by: ST on June 24, 2014 at 6:38 pm » 2 Comments

Derp! Via WCCO: MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota man is in jail because he logged on to Facebook. Police say 26-year-old Nicholas Wig checked his profile from a home he broke into, and then he didn’t log off. It happened June 19 in South St. Paul. “World’s dumbest criminal,” the homeowner James Wood said. “I don’t […]

 

“Hot” mugshot of convicted felon gets thousands of Facebook likes, comments

Posted by: ST on June 20, 2014 at 11:41 am » 3 Comments

I don’t get it: SAN FRANCISCO –  A mug shot of a Northern California man arrested on felony weapons charges has gone viral on social media, attracting more than 33,000 “likes” and drawing comments praising his high cheekbones, chiseled face and striking blue eyes. Jeremy Meeks, 30, a felon, was arrested Wednesday on five weapons […]

 

CT Democrat lawmakers think retailers banning guns will curb store gun violence

Posted by: ST on June 13, 2014 at 6:32 pm » 2 Comments

Via The Hill: Connecticut lawmakers called on the nation’s largest retailers to support gun control reform measures by banning customers from carrying guns into their stores. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Rep. Elizabeth Esty sent a letter on Friday to the 10 largest retailers and the National Retail Federation asking them to help […]

 

QOTD: Cosmo doubles down on the fail in response to “icky” self-defense comment

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2014 at 9:08 pm » 2 Comments

In case you were thinking that Cosmopolitan magazine was going to dial it down a notch or two in the aftermath of the outrage and disbelief over comments one of their managers made in response to Miss USA’s remarks on self defense in the context of campus rapes, think again. Cosmo sex editor Anna Breslaw […]

 

Correcting preconceived notions about guns in the aftermath of the #UCSB murders

Posted by: ST on May 25, 2014 at 12:59 pm » 4 Comments

In the aftermath of the horrific stabbings and shootings at the hands of deranged University of California at Santa Barbara student Eliot Rodger that left 6 dead (not including the murderer) and 13 injured, National Review writer Charles C.W. Cooke provides some much needed clarity on the talking points being thrown around by predictable knee-jerk […]

 

Rule of Law? Obama admin releases over 36,000 criminal aliens

Posted by: Phineas on May 14, 2014 at 6:45 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, this should make us all feel oh-so-secure: Here’s everything you need to know about immigration reform: last year the Obama administration released 36,000 criminal aliens into the United States population. The jailbreak was deliberate and included 193 murderers. The Center for Immigration Studies obtained the information and released a report documenting […]

 

#NCPOL: Did a paroled North Carolina child killer murder again?

Posted by: ST on May 3, 2014 at 11:40 am » 3 Comments

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U. of Minn. students urge school officials to drop racial descriptions in crime alerts

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2014 at 9:18 am » 3 Comments

Just unbelievable. Via WCCO (hat tip): MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – School officials at the University of Minnesota are working with black student and facility organizations after they wrote a letter to the school’s president about the racial descriptions given in crime alerts. The letter, sent on Dec. 6, 2013, was issued by members of the African American and […]