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More sanctions dropped on Russia over Ukraine

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2014

Western governments try to hit Putin’s pocketbook in wake of shoot down of Malaysia Airlines plane.

In another of his frequent ‘announcement drops’ before entering Marine One, President Obama yesterday declared that the United States and the European Union had agreed to a new round of sanctions against Russia. These new sanctions come within two weeks of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 being shot from the sky…
1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)
This is a picture of Ray Kroc's first McDonald's restaurant in Des Plaines IL USA - now a museum.

NLRB goes after McDonald’s and franchise systems everywhere

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2014

National Labor Relations Board disregards contract law in seeking to hold McDonald’s liable for individual franchisee employment conduct.

Labor unions have struggled over the past few years to gain a hold on the fast food industry, but a recent advisory opinion by the NLRB may have cracked the door for union organizers trying to breach the corporate-franchisee relationship. On Tuesday, the NLRB’s General Counsel declared that McDonald’s as a…
4 votes, 4.75 avg. rating (94% score)

ICYMI: It is Possible to Defame Jesse Ventura

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2014

“The Body” reigns victorious over “American Sniper” Chris Kyle’s widow.

A long legal battle ended Tuesday as federal jury awarded former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura over a million dollars in damages in his defamation lawsuit against the widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle. Ventura sued widow Tara Kyle over her husband Chris Kyle’s depiction of Ventura’s participation in a 2006 bar…
6 votes, 3.83 avg. rating (78% score)

Boehner: Immigration Reform Won’t Be Part of Border Bill

Posted by  ▪  July 30, 2014

Senator Reid plans to tack immigration reform to the House’s border bill, but Speaker Boehner and a contingent of GOP Senators are already pushing back.

Yesterday, Speaker John Boehner indicated the House Republicans will push back against any attempt to hijack their border bill. The bill would allocate $659 million to border authorities, far less than the almost $4 billion President Obama requested. Boehner released the following statement (emphasis added): “Senator Reid, embarrassed that he cannot strong-arm the Senate…
4 votes, 4.25 avg. rating (86% score)
Theodore Wafer AP

Detroit Front Porch Shooting Case: Day 4 End-of-Day Wrap-Up

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2014

SHOCKER: Missing $100 bill and police on scene recorded speculating that McBride may have been a prostitute seeking payment

Well, things finally got engaging in the second degree murder trial of Theodor Wafer, charged with unlawfully killing 19-year-old Renisha McBride on his Detroit front porch in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013. Of key importance was the playing in court–but outside the hearing of the jury–of audio recovered from…
11 votes, 3.36 avg. rating (69% score)

Media cover-up of Hamas crimes starting to unravel

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2014

Italian journalist leaves Gaza, tells truth once free from Hamas retaliation

Yesterday one of the stories thrust into the mainstream media was nearly simultaneous explosions in a Palestinian neighborhood and at al-Shifa hospital. The media immediately took the Hamas line that it was Israeli missiles. Later, the IDF stated that it had not fired on those locations, and that the explosions were…
15 votes, 3.87 avg. rating (78% score)
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Illegal and unafraid in D.C.

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2014

Illegal immigrant activists openly protest outside the White House.

Illegal immigrant activists in America would like you to know that they’re not terribly concerned about being arrested and deported. In fact, they’re so unconcerned that they decided to stand in front of the White House this Monday and demand that the Administration offer a reprieve for parents who have illegally entered…
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

George Zimmerman back on patrol, sort of

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2014

Watching a gun store for a friend

Controversy is sure to follow George Zimmerman, even though he has not been convicted of anything and the evidence suggesting he acted in justifiable self-defense in the shooting and killing Trayvon Martin was overwhelming. He also beat multiple accusations of assault brought by his ex-wife and ex-girlfriend when the evidence did not…
4 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (82% score)
Theodore Wafer AP

Detroit Front Porch Shooting case: Day 4 Mid-Day Wrap-Up

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2014

Judge again denies admission of cell phone pics and social media accounts; Prosecution’s Investigator and State Police firearms forensics expert testify

We;re back with day 4 of the second degree murder trial of Theodore Wafer for the shooting death of Renisha McBride on Wafer’s Detroit front porch in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013. The day started, as has become customary, with Wafer’s defense counsel Cheryl Carpenter asking Judge Dana Hathaway…
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)
Hamas Gaza Tunnel NYT video

One People built tunnels, the other a nation

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2014

People makes choices, and so do Peoples.

Just think what could have been. Israel left Gaza in 2005. The vast international aid that flowed to Gaza could have been used to build the foundation of a nation. Instead it was put to building tunnels and rocket infrastructure. Rather than forging economic ties with the world, it forged military ties with…
10 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (81% score)
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Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2014

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2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)
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(UPDATE: Stay Granted) D.C. Seeks Stay of Federal Court Order Allowing Handgun Carry

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2014

The District of Columbia asks for a stay of order suspending handgun public carry ban pending appeal, or at least for 180 days to draft compliant carry licensing mechanism.

Not that it comes as any surprise, but Washington DC has filed an appeal for a stay of the Palmer v. DC ruling this weekend that ordered stopped DC’s laws banning the public carry of handguns. This District’s motion asks for a stay pending appeal of the DC Court’s ruling, are in…
4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (98% score)
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Report: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Black Boxes Show Missile Strike

Posted by  ▪  July 29, 2014

Dutch investigators still having trouble reaching crash scene

British and American media are reporting that Ukrainian government officials have seen data from the say the downed Malaysia Airlines’ black box recorders. According to these officials, the airliner suffered an explosive loss of pressure after it was punctured by multiple pieces of shrapnel from a missile. From the BBC: They…
3 votes, 1.67 avg. rating (47% score)
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Michelle Nunn’s Campaign Plan is “Confidential, Proprietary,” and 100% on the Internet

Posted by  ▪  July 28, 2014

…oops? Really bad optics of how campaign sausage is made.

Every campaign makes strategic mistakes, but it’s not often that a high profile campaign’s biggest mistake is that it publishes its own “eyes only” strategy plan. National Review reported today that back in December, Michelle Nunn’s campaign made the mistake of publicly posting on the internet their comprehensive campaign strategy for…
5 votes, 4.20 avg. rating (85% score)