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Marilyn Mosby

Freddie Gray: VERDICT! Not guilty on all charges!

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2016

Judge Williams acquits Officer Caesar Goodson in bench trial, Mosby now 0-3

Freddie Gray: VERDICT! Not guilty on all charges!

Marilyn Mosby
Posted by
6/23/2016 at 10:55am
Minutes ago Judge Barry Williams, sitting in a bench trial, acquitted van driver Officer Caesar Goodson of all charges in the death of Freddie Gray, according to Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton. Goodson had been charged with second-degree depraved heart murder, manslaughter, two counts of vehicular manslaughter, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and misconduct in…
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SCOTUS Upholds Use of Race in U. Texas Admissions

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2016

Universities still must continue to reassess their race-based policies.

SCOTUS Upholds Use of Race in U. Texas Admissions

supreme-court-picture
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6/23/2016 at 10:52am
Yet another exciting day for SCOTUS watchers. Thursday morning, the Court released its opinion in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, holding in a 4-3 decision (Justice Elena Kagan did not participate) that the use of race in admissions at the Texas university was constitutional. Opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, is…
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Israel and US sign cyber defense cooperation agreement

US, Israel Sign Cyber Defense Agreement

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2016

Both countries to build shared cyber defense infrastructure, promote private sector research and jointly develop technology

US, Israel Sign Cyber Defense Agreement

Israel and US sign cyber defense cooperation agreement
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6/23/2016 at 9:00am
Israel and the United States have signed an agreement aimed at increasing bilateral cooperation in the field of cyber defense. The Cyber Defense Cooperation Agreement penned on Tuesday, June 21, seeks to build joint infrastructure in cyber defense, create partnerships in private sector, fund research, and develop new technologies. The agreement wants to improve the…
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Hillary Economic Policy

Branco Cartoon – Wave Election

Posted by  ▪  June 23, 2016

See sickness

Branco Cartoon – Wave Election

Hillary Economic Policy
Posted by
6/23/2016 at 7:00am
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Donald Trump South Carolina Victory Stage

Trump: Hillary “wants to bring in people who believe women should be enslaved and gays put to death”

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

Ramping it up

Trump: Hillary “wants to bring in people who believe women should be enslaved and gays put to death”

Donald Trump South Carolina Victory Stage
Posted by
6/22/2016 at 8:10pm
It’s not that Trump has never criticized Hillary Clinton before. But a speech Trump gave today focused on those criticisms. I’ve been expecting that to happen, because realistically speaking it’s his best and perhaps only chance—to ramp up the already-existent dislike and disapproval of Clinton (and the Clintons as a duo),…
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Freddie Gray_ Is It Just Me, Or Does It Smell Like Perjury in Here? trial officer cogen

Freddie Gray: Sheriff Who Swore Charges Against Officers Says He Never Investigated

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

Is It Just Me, Or Does It Smell Like Perjury in Here?

Freddie Gray: Sheriff Who Swore Charges Against Officers Says He Never Investigated

Freddie Gray_ Is It Just Me, Or Does It Smell Like Perjury in Here? trial officer cogen
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6/22/2016 at 6:30pm
Well, well, well.  It looks like the civil suits filed against State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby (who brought the prosecution againt the officers) and Baltimore Assistant Sheriff Cogen (who swore out the charges against the officers) is beginning to bear strategic fruit, just as I’d predicted was their true immediate purpose. Today the…
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McIlroy Zika Olympics

Golfer Rory McIlroy Latest Athlete to Pull Out of Rio Olympics

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

The risks are too great for many athletes and their family.

Golfer Rory McIlroy Latest Athlete to Pull Out of Rio Olympics

McIlroy Zika Olympics
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6/22/2016 at 5:00pm
World #4 golfer Rory McIlroy has announced he will not play at the Rio Olympics due to the Zika outbreak. He released this statement: “After much thought and deliberation, I have decided to withdraw my name from consideration for this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. “After speaking with those closest to me,…
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What Baby Francis William and the Creator of Finding Dory Have in Common

What Baby Francis William and the Creator of “Finding Dory” Have in Common

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

Just keep swimming!

What Baby Francis William and the Creator of “Finding Dory” Have in Common

What Baby Francis William and the Creator of Finding Dory Have in Common
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6/22/2016 at 3:30pm
Francis William was born four months early weighing just over a pound and a half. Doctors gave him a 15% chance of survival. “We had a choice — do everything or do nothing,” said his Mom. “We wanted to give him a chance.” Francis William’s Dad wanted to know if his son h…
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LI #58 Fire with Coals

Igniting the Fight on Climate Alarmism

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

Eco-Activist Politicos Facing Congressional and Legal Heat!

Igniting the Fight on Climate Alarmism

LI #58 Fire with Coals
Posted by
6/22/2016 at 2:00pm
Recently, I noted that climate change skeptics who also acted as their states’ attorneys general warned their environmental activist counterparts that plans were being made to “fight fire with fire.” Afterall, if the government’s environmental activists begin targeting businesses and private organizations under racketeering statutes for denying progressive environmental science theories, then…
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Manafort Ukraine

Trump Promotes Paul Manafort to Campaign Manager

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

Manafort once advised ex-Ukrainian President Yanukovych, whose actions led to the worst tensions between the West and Russia since the Cold War.

Trump Promotes Paul Manafort to Campaign Manager

Manafort Ukraine
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6/22/2016 at 12:30pm
Members inside GOP presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign said that Paul Manafort has taken over as campaign manager: Three people close to the campaign said some of Trump’s staff viewed Lewandowski as opposing strategic changes and staff hires urged for the general election campaign by Paul Manafort, a strategist hired in…
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marco rubio fox news sunday

Rubio’s Running for Reelection

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

Says the reason is to help be a “check and balance on bad ideas” from next President

Rubio’s Running for Reelection

marco rubio fox news sunday
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6/22/2016 at 10:59am
Florida Senator Marco Rubio has decided to run for reelection, he confirmed to Fox News’ Chris Wallace on Wednesday. Fox News posted a short clip on Twitter; the full interview will air at 6 pm Eastern Time. https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/745621612163039237 “People in politics don’t like to admit that they’ve changed their mind, but I changed…
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Caesar Goodson Baltimore Sun

VERDICT WATCH: Freddie Gray: Trial of Van Driver Officer Caesar Goodson

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

Judge Barry Williams is expected to release bench verdict Thursday

VERDICT WATCH: Freddie Gray: Trial of Van Driver Officer Caesar Goodson

Caesar Goodson Baltimore Sun
Posted by
6/22/2016 at 10:00am
Thursday morning trial Judge Barry Williams is expected to release his bench verdict in the “Freddie Gray” trial of van driver Officer Caesar Goodson. Officer Goodson is charged with murder, multiple counts of manslaughter, second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Goodson is the third of six charged officers to be…
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2016-06-22Morning Joe focus group

Bummed? This Focus Group on Trump Will Restore Your Faith in Americans

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

Like Trump or Loathe Him, These Voters Had Some Great Takes on the Donald

Bummed? This Focus Group on Trump Will Restore Your Faith in Americans

2016-06-22Morning Joe focus group
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6/22/2016 at 8:33am
Nicolle Wallace nailed it: “voters are so smart! And whenever we scratch our heads here in New York City or anywhere along the Acela corridor, you really just have to get out for a day or an hour and talk to people. They see everything.” Wallace was reacting to clips from…
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Loretta Lynch on Terror

AG Lynch: Compassion and Love Are Best Response to Terror

Posted by  ▪  June 22, 2016

No. They really aren’t.

AG Lynch: Compassion and Love Are Best Response to Terror

Loretta Lynch on Terror
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6/22/2016 at 7:00am
It should come as a surprise to no one that under Obama, the nation’s top law enforcement officer sounds more like a high school guidance counselor than a prosecutor. The victims of a terror attack certainly deserve love and compassion but for an attorney general to say this is the best response…
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CAIR Logo Blue

Appeals Court: Fraud suit against CAIR affiliate can move forward

Posted by  ▪  June 21, 2016

Lawyer for plaintiff is listed in CAIR’s bogus Islamophobia Report.

Appeals Court: Fraud suit against CAIR affiliate can move forward

CAIR Logo Blue
Posted by
6/21/2016 at 8:45pm
The group we commonly refer to as the Council on American Islamic Affairs (CAIR) actually operates through a web of local and regional affiliates, and includes the CAIR Action Newtork. The CAIR Action Network has been embroiled in litigation relating to alleged fraud in the handling of client cases by a “lawyer”…
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Sweden Refugee

Sweden Clamps Down of Refugee Policy

Posted by  ▪  June 21, 2016

Money and resources do not grow on magical trees. Sweden can only do so much.

Sweden Clamps Down of Refugee Policy

Sweden Refugee
Posted by
6/21/2016 at 7:00pm
The Social Democrat minority government proposed legislation in Sweden to limit the number of refugees since the asylum seekers have stretched the country thin. They allowed in 160,000 people last year. From The New York Times: The government said that under the new rules, individuals who want to bring over family members but…
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Mexican Flag Trump Scotland

Residents Near Trump’s Scotland Golf Course Raise Mexican Flag

Posted by  ▪  June 21, 2016

The Scots in Aberdeen still hate the Donald!

Residents Near Trump’s Scotland Golf Course Raise Mexican Flag

Mexican Flag Trump Scotland
Posted by
6/21/2016 at 5:30pm
Mexican flags will greet GOP presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump when he visits…..Scotland. Yes, the residents around Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf course have raised the flag to “show solidarity” with the country since Trump wants to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The Donald ticked off these people when he built his…
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