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Algeria’s Brahimi agrees to be Syria mediator
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
No Criminal Case Is Likely in Loss at MF Global
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 08/17/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under:

#1  reason 1 that jon corzine is not in prison corzine and obama
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/17/2012 4:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Wait until Obama is kicked to the curb. He can't pardon everyone, and he can't pardon someone that hasn't been convicted.
Posted by: Secret Asian Man || 08/17/2012 7:26 Comments || Top||

#3  he can't pardon someone that hasn't been convicted.

Of course not. That is Erik Holder's job.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/17/2012 7:35 Comments || Top||

#4  Let us all remember that limitation when in a last great act of defiance as he heads out the door, he 'pardons' all the illegals in the country like Carter pardoned all the draft dodgers.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/17/2012 8:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Matt Taibbi on his blog: "AG Eric Holder has no balls."
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 08/17/2012 11:04 Comments || Top||

#6  Matt Taibbi. I always thought this guy was a self-righteous left-wing clown (explains being a Rolling Stone journalist) but I guess even a blind squirrel finds an acorn once in a while...
Posted by: Broadhead6 || 08/17/2012 11:46 Comments || Top||

#7  Fox watching the hen house.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 08/17/2012 12:30 Comments || Top||

#8  One envisions Bernie Maddoff reaching for his checkbook: "How many M's in Obama?"
Posted by: regular joe || 08/17/2012 13:06 Comments || Top||

#9  YCMTSU Dept:
Today Tim Geithner admits the US Treasury has been propping up Fannie & Fraudie with a Ponzi scheme for quite some time: "Ending the circular practice of the Treasury advancing funds to the GSEs simply to pay dividends back to Treasury"
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 08/17/2012 16:15 Comments || Top||

#10  Wonder when the statute of limitations runs out? Before or after January?
Posted by: Barbara || 08/17/2012 18:01 Comments || Top||

Chinese politicians' orgy pics go viral on Weibo
Photo at link is most decidedly not safe for work.
High-ranking Chinese politicians have been accused of taking part in an orgy after more than 100 pictures showing three naked men and two nude women were uploaded on a social networking site.

The photos, which appeared on China's Twitter Weibo, reportedly showed the politicians engaged in sexual acts in a hotel room.

According to Mail Online, it is claimed that the men involved in the orgy are Party secretary of Lujiang country in Anhui Province,
the aptly named
Wang Minsheng, his deputy, Jiang Dabin, and the party's youth leader at Hefei University,
the aptly named and unrelated
Wang Yu.

Wang Minsheng has, however, denied being part of any scandal, and said that he was hacked the false allegations have been made against him because the Tea Party is out to get him he is currently handling a corruption case, the report added.

According to the report, Yu has admitted being in the pictures and said one of the women was his wife.

Chinese authorities are understood to have cancelled the men's party membership and Wang Yu has been fired, the report added.
Posted by: Sninenter Grons7637 || 08/17/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under:

#1  High-ranking? No, these are county (not country) level officials from the middle of nowhere. Another win for journalism.
Posted by: gromky || 08/17/2012 0:57 Comments || Top||

#2  "The aptly named and unrelated" > D *** NG IT, DOES LO LIEH KNOW!?
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 08/17/2012 1:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Who's the other guy, One Hung Lo?
Posted by: Raj || 08/17/2012 7:35 Comments || Top||

#4  Anhui is where my in laws live, just sayin'
Posted by: badanov || 08/17/2012 7:39 Comments || Top||

#5  Memories.
No one throws an orgy like the Chinese
Posted by: tipper || 08/17/2012 9:15 Comments || Top||

#6  Wang Yu...hahahaha....
Posted by: Broadhead6 || 08/17/2012 11:47 Comments || Top||

#7  "According to the report, Yu has admitted being in the pictures and said one of the women was his wife." Oooooooooooooo-k.....I'm sure Slick Willie is vewy, vewy envious......

Posted by: Uncle Phester || 08/17/2012 17:20 Comments || Top||

#8  "The aptly named and unrelated" > D *** NG IT, DOES LO LIEH KNOW!?
easy, he looked in the phone book and called them up, however he did get a lont of Wong numbers....
Posted by: USN, ret. || 08/17/2012 23:17 Comments || Top||

-Short Attention Span Theater-
Saudi Arabia's National Oil Company Kills Network Access After Cyber Attack
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 08/17/2012 12:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Hackers Post Fake News Story On Reuters Site
[AFP] The Rooters News website has been hacked for the second time this month, with a fake report that Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in their national face...
's foreign minister prince Saud al-Faisal has died, the news agency said Wednesday.

"The blogging platform of the Rooters News website was hacked on Wednesday," Rooters said on its website.

The fake posting was "illegally posted on a Rooters journalist's blog," the company said.

"Rooters News did not report the false story and the fabricated posting on reuters.com has been deleted."

There was no immediate information about who was behind the hacking, which followed another attack on the Rooters blogging platform on August 3. In that incident, "fabricated" stories including a purported interview with a Syrian rebel leader appeared.

Rooters said it did not carry out that interview and that the blogging platform was taken offline in order for the problem to be addressed.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/17/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Ok, I'll bite. Live by fabrication, fiction, and fib, and how can you tell what is and what is not done by the morons people in the Ministry of Truth office?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/17/2012 8:40 Comments || Top||

#2  How can you tell whether the story is a hacker fake story or a Reuters real story? Much of the news is faked by the MSM. One has to dig very deeply to make much sense of it--sometimes by design I think.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/17/2012 13:12 Comments || Top||

#3  "How can you tell whether the story is a hacker fake story or a Reuters real story?"

Easy If the story says anything nice about a conservative, it's a fake. If it says something nice about a leftist, especially if it's an obvious lie - it was written by Reuters.
Posted by: Barbara || 08/17/2012 17:49 Comments || Top||

Africa Subsaharan
More than 30 dead in S.Africa mine crackdown
Heavily armed South African police patrolled Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine on Friday, where more than 30 striking miners were killed the previous day in a police crackdown that drew comparisons with apartheid-era brutality.

After more than 12 hours of official silence, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa confirmed that at least 30 people had died in the security operation at the mine, 100 km (60 miles) northwest of Johannesburg.

Police opened fire with automatic weapons when 3,000 striking drill operators armed with machetes and sticks ignored orders to disperse.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/17/2012 06:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Death toll may be a bit higher. Vid attached, with caution.

Posted by: Besoeker || 08/17/2012 7:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Poorly trained SAPS definately lost control of the situation by leaving the skirmish line and moving well behind their vehicles. This only encouraged the protestors to move forward. Lots of firing into the dirt causing dust and confusion. The white fellow with the black tactical gloves who appears to be in charge is lucky to have survived friendly fire.

Shock and outrage from the MSM, Die Hildebeast or the UN ? Of course not. This is an ANC Gov't action which seeks to protect their golden platnium gooses. It's all very different now than in the bad old days.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/17/2012 8:01 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
'Who's Your Daddy' Truck Offers Answers With DNA Tests
It appears we've reached that tipping point in the urban culture.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/17/2012 09:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I predict this thing would be quite popular about the 3rd Sunday in June...at any democratic party ran major city...
Posted by: Broadhead6 || 08/17/2012 11:22 Comments || Top||

#2  Could this truck run by the WH?
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/17/2012 12:52 Comments || Top||

#3  Maury Povich drives a truck?
Posted by: Raj || 08/17/2012 12:57 Comments || Top||

#4  should make stops at Antonio Cromartie's past hangouts
Posted by: Frank G || 08/17/2012 21:08 Comments || Top||

#5  Feminists have made paternity testing illegal in many jurisdictions.
Posted by: gromky || 08/17/2012 21:49 Comments || Top||

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  Algeria’s Brahimi agrees to be Syria mediator
Thu 2012-08-16
  20 Shiites in Pakistan pulled from buses, gunned down
Wed 2012-08-15
  Pro-Saleh Troops Attack Yemen Defense Ministry
Tue 2012-08-14
  Al Qaeda front group claims Iraq attacks
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  Nigerian Troops Kill 20 Boko Haram Islamists: Military
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  More Than 100 Dead in Syria as Fierce Clashes Rage in Aleppo
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  Yemen Strike Kills Key Al-Qaeda Leader, Foreign Militants
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  Libya’s interim authorities to hand over power to congress
Mon 2012-08-06
  Syria Prime Minister Riad Hijab defects
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