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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Grassley Hires Former Sex-Crimes Prosecutor To Question Ford During Hearing
[Hot Air] Both Breitbart and Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch are hearing the same thing. Lest there was any doubt, yes, the lawyer in question is a woman.

Documents obtained Monday by Breitbart News indicate Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has enlisted an "experienced sex-crimes prosecutor" to handle questioning at Thursday’s hearing on the 36-year-old sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

The prosecutor has not yet been publicly identified but the documents indicate she is a woman...

Ford’s legal team has been informed of the decision to use an "experienced sex-crimes prosecutor" at Thursday’s hearing, now scheduled for 10:00 a.m.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/25/2018 02:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [195 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Grassley Hires Former Sex-Crimes Prosecutor To Question Ford During Hearing

....that very likely will not happen.


Posted by: Besoeker || 09/25/2018 2:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Sure hope, regardless of how this comes out, Kavanaugh sues the sh*t out of that b*tch afterwards.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/25/2018 4:20 Comments || Top||

#3 
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/25/2018 9:00 Comments || Top||

#4  The left is already screaming "No Fair."
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/25/2018 9:07 Comments || Top||

#5  Concur with #2. I'm not a lawyer and don't know exactly what constitutes libel and slander; but this sure looks like it to me.
Posted by: Tom || 09/25/2018 10:06 Comments || Top||

#6  Already the odds of her testifying are under 40%. I would be surprised if she showed up.

Hold the vote. End this bullshit.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/25/2018 10:51 Comments || Top||


Backpedaling? Ford's Lawyer Sends a Letter to Grassley With Grave Concerns
[Townhall] One of the attorneys for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Judge Brett Kavanaugh's first sexual assault accuser, sent a letter late Monday night to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley expressing concerns about the format of Thursday's hearings.

In his letter, attorney Michael Bromwich expressed concern over an experienced sex crimes prosecutor coming in to help with the hearings. More than anything, Bromwich immediately demanded a copy of the prosecutor's resume after arguing that there is no need for him or her to be present. His argument: neither Ford nor Kavanaugh are on trial.

Bromwich also said Ford's team is not convinced that she will receive a "fair and credible" process because Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Ford's accusations are a "smear campaign" put together by the Democrats as a means of keeping Kavanaugh from being confirmed.

Here's a copy of the letter:
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/25/2018 01:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [281 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Predator is not looking for a fight, it's looking for a meal.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/25/2018 4:45 Comments || Top||

#2  What the hell; NOW she demands NOT to be questioned by a female, only the men of the Senate, so she can say they are mean???
Posted by: Cleatle Lover of the Brontosaurs6269 || 09/25/2018 6:24 Comments || Top||

#3  His argument: neither Ford nor Kavanaugh are on trial.

As far as Kavanaugh's concerned, that statement is extremely disingenuous. Go read anything by the MSM and he's already been convicted.

And yes, Cleatle, that's exactly how that'll play out. She's getting a huge book deal whether she testifies or not.
Posted by: Raj || 09/25/2018 8:20 Comments || Top||

#4  Huge book deal. Why else would she do all this?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/25/2018 11:20 Comments || Top||

#5  And Soros will pay someone to write it for her. They probably already have an outline for it.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/25/2018 11:26 Comments || Top||

#6  You think Meryl Streep is too old to play her in the movie?
Posted by: jpal || 09/25/2018 13:10 Comments || Top||

#7  #6 It'll be Amy Schumer.
Posted by: charger || 09/25/2018 13:15 Comments || Top||

#8  Paul Reubens.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/25/2018 15:16 Comments || Top||

#9  Screw her and the democrat crappy soap opera, This is all democrat bullshit.
Posted by: newc || 09/25/2018 17:37 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
Detroit police officer fired over racially-charged Snapchat
[FREEP] The bankrupt, increasingly impoverished, reliably Democrat, Detroit
... ruled by Democrats since 1962. A city whose Golden Age included the Purple Gang...
Police Department confirmed on Monday that it had fired an officer and opened an investigation into his conduct after a picture he posted to Snapchat with a racially-charged message went viral.

Sean Bostwick, 27, who worked in the 12th Precinct, posted a photo of himself in his uniform with the caption "Another night to Rangel (sic) up these zoo animals." He posted the photo directly before starting his shift on Sunday.

Police chief James Craig said in a presser on Monday that Bostwick admitted to posting the photo. "He expressed remorse" and claimed the post was misinterpreted but Craig said that his explanation "didn't pass muster."
Neither does his firing by dickless administrators. No sticks or stones were involved.
Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [133 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sacked for spelling wrangle wrong?

Er what's actually racist about a policeman disliking the people hurting his customers (the law abiding).
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/25/2018 3:28 Comments || Top||

#2  Fred has it right. Dickless admins is probably much too kind though.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 09/25/2018 10:44 Comments || Top||

#3  Chollie Rangel...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/25/2018 17:09 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
A big win for the little guys
[NYPOST] In a big win for the little people, Philadelphia last week agreed to rein in its civil-forfeiture program and pay $3 million to innocents whose property it wrongly confiscated.

Attorneys with the Institute for Justice sued in 2014 over policies that let law enforcement take property "suspected" of being tied to crime ‐ even when the owner clearly wasn’t part of the crime.

The lead plaintiffs were Markela and Chris Sourovelis, whose home was seized after their son was busted for selling $40 worth of drugs outside it. Neither parent ever did anything wrong. In fact, they were driving their son to a court-ordered rehab program the day the police took their home.

From 2002 to 2014, Philadelphia’s forfeiture machine pulled in over $72 million, vs. $102 million for the state’s 66 other counties.

The city agreed to put new limits on seizures, hold faster hearings for challenges and impose judicial oversight earlier in the process. And to stop sending the proceeds to the DA’s Office and Police Department. (Forfeitures covered more than a fifth of the budget for the DA’s Office as it seized 300-plus homes and other properties each year.)

"I’m glad that there is finally a measure of justice for people like me," Chris Sourovelis said. "No one in Philadelphia should ever have to go through the nightmare my family faced."

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [177 views] Top|| File under:

#1  How did this idea ever make it past due process rules?
Posted by: Helmuth, Speaking for Slinemp8663 || 09/25/2018 12:59 Comments || Top||

#2  The way I understand it they charge the house, not the owners. And of course the house doesn't have standing in court - being an inanimate object.

How they can charge an inanimate object is a exercise for the reader....
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/25/2018 17:51 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To Debate Her Economics Professor Opponent
h/t Instapundit
Democratic congressional nominee and self-proclaimed "Democratic Socialist," Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has agreed to debate her Republican Congressional opponent, Dr. Anthony Pappas.

According to a press release from the Pappas campaign, the debate has been arranged and will be hosted by Queens Latino, a local spanish-speaking newspaper. The debate is tentatively set to occur at a school auditorium.

Pappas, who is an Associate Professor in Economics and Finance at St. John’s University’s Peter J. Robin College of Business, plans to confront Ocasio-Cortez on her endorsement of socialism.
Any bets on how long into the debate before she accuses him of sexism and/or racism?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/25/2018 04:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [203 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Math is racissss"
Posted by: Frank G || 09/25/2018 6:33 Comments || Top||

#2  Probably both would annoy me.

What passes for economics these days in whackademia is so stupid only an academic could believe it.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/25/2018 6:52 Comments || Top||

#3  Any bets on how long into the debate before she accuses him of sexism and/or racism?

Opening statement - book it!
Posted by: Raj || 09/25/2018 8:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Will she ban the press?
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/25/2018 8:58 Comments || Top||

#5  What Dr. Anthony Pappas supports.

Ocasio-Cortez and Pappas probably agree on many of the things listed.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/25/2018 9:01 Comments || Top||

#6  So an economic "Prof" is ignorant of rent-seeking and cannot work out what to do about it.

Whackademia.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/25/2018 10:37 Comments || Top||

#7  I'm expecting her to maneuver some kind of 'he tried to intimidate me' moment.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/25/2018 15:11 Comments || Top||



Has The Keith Ellison Domestic-Abuse Investigation Been Shut Down?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/25/2018 04:53 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [158 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Did they get Illary's FBI in to help!?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/25/2018 5:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Did they get Illary's FBI in to help!?

Yes, but unfortunately not the in a manner consistent with the law.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/25/2018 5:59 Comments || Top||

#3  Does a bear shit in the woods?
Posted by: Raj || 09/25/2018 8:14 Comments || Top||

#4  He's a Democrat, so yeah, the other standard kicked in.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/25/2018 9:02 Comments || Top||

#5  It wasn't an investigation
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 09/25/2018 11:14 Comments || Top||

#6  Women don't lie about these things. Shitcan him!
Posted by: jpal || 09/25/2018 12:58 Comments || Top||


Activist federal staffer who said she 'can't really get fired' no longer working at DOJ
[WashingtonTimes] Resistance leader Allison Hrabar said in an undercover video that as a federal employee, she couldn’t be fired, but she may have overstated her case.

Project Veritas released a statement Monday from Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores indicating that Ms. Hrabar, formerly a federal paralegal, has either resigned or been dismissed.
Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2018 01:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Did she get reassigned to a different part of the Swamp?
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/25/2018 9:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Did she get reassigned to a different part of the Swamp?

Probably.

At best, this is "one down, a couple million to go."
Posted by: charger || 09/25/2018 10:52 Comments || Top||

#3 
Posted by: || 09/25/2018 15:31 Comments || Top||


Judge Kavanaugh's denial letter to Grassley. It lays it all out.
[SCRIBD] Brett Kavanaugh on Monday said he won’t be "intimidated into withdrawing" his nomination to the Supreme Court, as he called accusations he sexually harassed and assaulted women decades ago w...Full description.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [153 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Daily Caller has the letter as well, though not as readably, here. Calmly scathing.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2018 5:58 Comments || Top||

#2  The paragraph near the end of the letter sums things up:

These are smears, pure and simple. And they debase our public discourse. But they are also a
threat to any man or woman who wishes to serve our country. Such grotesque and obvious
character assassination—if allowed to succeed—will dissuade competent and good people of all political persuasions from service.


The Dems try to drag everyone down to their level.
Posted by: JohnQC || 09/25/2018 8:51 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak Appointed as Chairman of Cannabis Firm
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak was appointed chairman of Israeli medical cannabis company InterCure, Ltd., the company announced Tuesday.

Tel Aviv-traded Intercure’s stock was up as much as 26.82% on Tuesday following the announcement.

What do you expect from a man who was famous as cross-dresser in his youth?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/25/2018 14:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [66 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Y'know, that's probably a good place for him.
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 09/25/2018 15:26 Comments || Top||

#2  A zaftig old man of Orlando
Insisted on going commando.
His rebbe: "In temple?
No, Abe, you're too ample!
I'll lend you some scanties and bandeau."

"And maybe one of those lovely sarongs?"
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 09/25/2018 15:29 Comments || Top||

#3  I wish Ehud Barak luck. You know Jesus and Moses both used to smoke weed and they're both considered holy men.
Posted by: jpal || 09/25/2018 15:48 Comments || Top||



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