MEANWHILE…IN CHICAGO: The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden ‘black site’
Alleged police practices at Homan Square, according to those familiar with the facility who spoke out to the Guardian after its investigation into Chicago police abuse, include:
Keeping arrestees out of official booking databases.
Beating by police, resulting in head wounds.
Shackling for prolonged periods.
Denying attorneys access to the “secure” facility.
Holding people without legal counsel for between 12 and 24 hours, including people as young as 15.
Hat Tip to Instapundit
PROJECT VERITAS: Eric Garner & Trayvon Martin Family, Michael Brown Lawyer Say Al Sharpton Exploited Their Tragedies
BIDEN ON THE LOOSE: In Iowa, Joe Biden Gives A Shout Out To “An Old Butt Buddy” (Video)
TRANSPARENCY: Video – Sharyl Attkisson’s full statement at Lynch hearing
#BENGHAZI UPDATE: State Dept Benghazi Witness Gets Grilled About His Criticism Of Conservatives
There is a video clip of the exchange between Roskam and Rubin at the end of the article.
During a hearing of the Benghazi Select Committee, Illinois GOP Rep. Peter Roskam repeatedly questioned Joel M. Rubin, the deputy assistant secretary for House affairs, about past op-eds he authored suggesting that Republicans were only investigating the attacks for partisan reasons.
“You don’t think that this a frivolous, partisan investigation, do you?” Roskam asked Rubin Tuesday.
H7N9: First North American case of H7N9 bird flu found in Canada ALSO: Why the WHO is calling H7N9 one of the ‘most lethal’ flu viruses so far The three factors that make an avian flu “dangerous” for humans are 1. Transmissibility from bird to human; 2. Contagiousness from human to human and; 3. Severity of disease […]
WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?: IRS Has Active Contract For MILLIONS With Company HHS FIRED Over Botched Healthcare.gov
#SOTU 2015: Obama calls for civility, then immediately taunts Republicans over his two presidential wins
Doing a touchdown dance after being tackled for a safety. #SOTU
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) January 21, 2015
SOTU 2015 SHORTER: Obama took credit for everything the country did despite his policies. Americans agree: Pew: Americans Say Obama is a “Good Man” Who is “Incompetent.”
SOTU Text (another copy here)
SOTU Powerpoint ..err “enhanced address”
IRS SCANDAL UPDATE: New Documents: Lerner Objected to IRS Deputy Director Visit to Cincinnati Office During Congressional Inquiries into Tea Party Targeting
“These IRS documents also include what appears to be further evidence that, contrary to Lerner’s earlier claims, the IRS targeting operation was conducted from the agency’s Washington headquarters.”
JIHAD IN AMERICA: Pelosi names Muslim lawmaker who wants to model US schools after madrassas to House intel committee MORE: André Carson, Indiana Congressman, Says U.S. Public Schools Should Be Modeled After Islamic Schools (VIDEO) “At the 6:19 mark of the video from the May 26 presentation, Carson tells the crowd what he believes American schools […]
R.I.P.: Former NY Governor Mario Cuomo Dies At 82
FORE!: Obama winds down 2014 on golf course Of course he did. “I will not rest until every American can find a job.”
REASON: Cop’s Obama Rant Embarrasses Officials, Spurs 2014 Nanny of the Year Win “Our nation’s control freaks got even freakier in 2014–from jetpacks to parking apps, eco-ATMs and powdered alcohol, they were determined to kill anything cutting edge. They targeted everything from dogs in parks to births at home, and they’ll sic cops on you […]
R.I.P.: Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70 after cancer battle
SELECTIVE HYPOCRISY: Obama in 2012 on censorship vs Obama 2014 on censorship (videos) 2012: 2014: RELATED: White House Threatened YouTube over Bogus Benghazi video AND: Obama says #Sony wimped out. http://t.co/cXDSSuvFZu I seem to remember his own gutsy call… pic.twitter.com/ciZ2kbNjC8 — LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) December 22, 2014
R.I.P.: Fox News ‘veteran correspondent’ Dominic Di-Natale dead at 43
#IRS SCANDAL UPDATE: Obama Justice Department Was Involved In IRS Targeting, Lerner Emails Reveal “It has to be embarrassing to the DOJ, which may not be the most impartial one to be investigating the IRS. In fact, the DOJ withheld over 800 pages of Lerner documents citing “taxpayer privacy” and “deliberative privilege.” Yet these internal […]
Gruber Oversight Video Roundup Gruber: I Knew Obama Would Break His ObamaCare “Keep Your Plan” Pledge For “Some People” Gruber Confirms ObamaCare’s Insurer Tax Will Be Passed On To Individuals Gruber Refuses to Tell Congress Amount Gov’t Paid Him for Obamacare Another Dem Berates Gruber — This Time Over Obamacare Employer Mandate ‘Get Over Your […]
FERGUSON DECISION NEWS ROUNDUP – a compilation of news items from various sources and mediums.
I watched a little of CBS’s digital streaming coverage – the atmosphere was nearly gleeful when the rioting started so I turned it off and did the same as Jonah Goldberg.
All right, I’m going to bed. I’ve had enough of cable TV enjoying itself while acting like it hates covering riots.
— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) November 25, 2014
The media finally got the riots they wanted with the Trayvon Martin case. Having said that, this is just dessert:
CNN”s Chris Cuomo hit with tear gas
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes chased off air by gunfire
Here are the ‘mostly peaceful’ protests links from last night’s decision of the Missouri Grand Jury not to indict Officer Wilson.
R.I.P.: ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Book Series Publisher And Author R.A. Montgomery Dies This is sad. I loved those books when I was a kid. I saved my three favorites for my kids to have.
MIDTERMS 2014: Wendy Davis Organizer Melts Down On Twitter
VOTER FRAUD: Multiple NC Election Officials Caught on Tape Encouraging Illegals to Vote Oh my.. => Campaign Officials In NC Encourage Illegals To Vote (VIDEO) http://t.co/jSjwsssELQ @JamesOKeefeIII #ncsen #ncpol — LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) October 30, 2014 Just a few days ago… VOTER FRAUD: 1,425 voters in question in North Carolina; many illegal aliens.
FAST AND FURIOUS UPDATE: Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congress “President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the effort to cover up that Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about the Fast and Furious scandal, according to public records obtained […]
#IRS SCANDAL UPDATE: Judge Sides With IRS, Dismisses Lawsuits by Conservative Groups Over Targeting Scandal “Walton, who was appointed by President George W. Bush, decided that because the organizations eventually won tax-exempt status, they had remedied any wrongdoing.” Yeah, that really remedied the 2012 election impact, Judge Walton? Obligatory: