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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Congressman Jason Chaffetz Criminal Referral Letter for Perjury
Jason E. Chaffetz is the U.S. representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district, first elected in 2008. He is a member of the Republican Party. He is also the chairman of the United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Wikipedia
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/13/2016 14:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [216 views] Top|| File under:

#1  That young Chaffetz fella, I like the cut of his jib.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/13/2016 15:22 Comments || Top||

#2  By the time it's done HE'LL be the one charged with perjury by the Dept of Just Us.
Posted by: Glenmore || 07/13/2016 15:25 Comments || Top||


Obama speaks at Dallas memorial service honoring five officers killed in shooting
[WASHINGTONPOST] Obama praised coppers and sharply criticized those who would paint all police as bigoted or seek violence against law enforcement, yet he also acknowledged the very real fear and pain among black Americans who have felt targeted or mistreated by officers.

"We ask police to do too much and we ask too little of ourselves," Obama said during his 40-minute remarks, which capped an emotional service just a mile from where the five officers were killed last week.

Even as he spoke of unity, there were still tangible signs of a rift between protesters and police. Obama was interrupted by applause when he spoke in a concert hall filled with law enforcement officials about those officers killed last Thursday, but the families of those officers did not clap when he spoke about the "Black Lives Matter" protests or invoked the killings in Minnesota and Louisiana.

"Your work, the work of coppers across the country, is like no other," Obama said. "From the moment you put on that uniform, you have answered a call that at any moment, even in the briefest interaction, may put your life in harm’s way."

Consoling a nation after a violent episode has become familiar ground for Obama, whose presidency has been marked by tragedies and attacks in places such as a school in Newtown, Conn.; a church in Charleston, S.C; an office holiday party in San Bernardino, Calif.; and many others.

"I’m not naive," Obama said. "I’ve spoken at too many memorials during the course of this presidency. I’ve hugged too many families that lost a loved one to senseless violence."

Obama said he has seen how inadequate words can be at spurring change, but said that if America "is to honor these five outstanding officers we lost," then the country must be honest about confronting its challenges going forward.

He rejected any suggestion that all police are biased or bigoted and pilloried people who, with their words, call for violence against officers. But he said that even though race relations have improved dramatically, "we know that bias remains." Still, Obama said that people simply cannot dismiss protesters and those questioning law enforcement tactics.

Obama echoed what the Dallas police chief said a day earlier about officers being asked to take on too much, saying that too great a burden is placed on police departments.
Posted by: Fred || 07/13/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [589 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Adding insult to injury?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/13/2016 5:55 Comments || Top||

#2  I think he tries too hard to fit in the black community, since he is not fully black African-American himself.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 07/13/2016 7:59 Comments || Top||

#3  "I've come to bury Caesar, not to praise him."

And then Mark Antony goes on to do just that.

In this case "Obama Mentions Self 45 Times During Memorial Speech For Dallas Officers" per Drudge.


Proverbs 6:16-19King James Version (KJV)

16 These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

ZF, how about some lyrics matching the old Billy Joel tune 'We Didn't Start the Fire' to 'We started the Fire'.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/13/2016 8:17 Comments || Top||

#4  since he is not fully black African-American himself.


FIFY AlmostAnon
Posted by: AlanC || 07/13/2016 8:20 Comments || Top||

#5  My bad, sorry.

That was supposed to be a quote of AlmostAnon's last sentence striking out the "black African-" part.

Don't know what happened.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/13/2016 8:21 Comments || Top||

#6  I'm surprised Obama didn't say the increased unrest and number of police killings during his presidency were Bush's fault.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/13/2016 8:39 Comments || Top||

#7  JohnQC Former President George Bush gave a real speech honoring the fallen at the memorial service. To me it was a stunning comparison between the two - Bush was resolute and compassionate to the family, Obama made an attempt to memorialize and then launched into a political pontification that demonstrated his smallness.

Mr. Bush spoke directly and truely to the family, their loss was not fair, we all do not share equally in their loss, this was a memorial for their fallen and their sacrifice. A sacrifice for the love of their brothers and sisters in blue, and the price they pay for their servant leadership.

Posted by: Tennessee || 07/13/2016 9:58 Comments || Top||

#8  Also notable was the rabbi and the gal singing.

W was excellent. Would have watched the whole thing if that kitchen gnome hadn't thrown salt in my eyes.

Barry....I wanted him to do well here...then I saw him haunching over himself, elbows on knees...like I was watching the opening to Grand Torino.

Really everyone showed a dynamic personality except Barry. He is just so....uninteresting. I ad-libbed his speech as he talked nearly point by point, so uninteresting.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/13/2016 11:16 Comments || Top||


#10  When are you people gonna learn? He's full of shit. Knowing this, you should know that whenever you watch that guy he's only gonna piss you off. So don't watch him. If I was a mourner I would have skipped this ceremony. I couldn't take it.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/13/2016 13:28 Comments || Top||

#11  "We ask police to do too much and we ask too little of ourselves"

'So today by executive decree, with the advisory council of UNDSS and under the charter of the Host Country Affairs Section of the United States Mission to the United Nations, I am establishing a National Police Force.'
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/13/2016 15:00 Comments || Top||

#12  referred to himself 45 times. Narcissistic Asshat and racial arsonist
Posted by: Frank G || 07/13/2016 20:18 Comments || Top||

#13  "We ask police to do too much and we ask too little of ourselves"

concealed carry incentive
Posted by: 746 || 07/13/2016 23:23 Comments || Top||


AG Lynch refuses to explain prosecution decision on Clinton emails
[WASHINGTONTIMES] Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday she won’t answer any more questions about her decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton
... sometimes described as America's Blond Eminence and at other times as Mrs. Bill, never as Another Dean Acheson ...
for her mishandling of classified information, saying only that it would be "inappropriate" for her to get into details.

She put the onus on FBI Director James Comey, saying that she accepted his recommendation -- but she refused to say how she herself saw the information.

"I would have to refer you to Director Comey," she said.

Ms. Lynch couldn’t even recall how long her meeting with Mr. Comey to review his report lasted, though she insisted it was "thorough."
Posted by: Fred || 07/13/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [271 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It's difficult explaining things to semi-illiterate peasants who think they matter.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/13/2016 5:03 Comments || Top||

#2  "I need the job"
Posted by: Frank G || 07/13/2016 7:22 Comments || Top||

#3  She's a conniving mess.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/13/2016 8:33 Comments || Top||

#4  I suspect a case could possibly be made for 'Contempt of Congress' charges against Lynch.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/13/2016 9:15 Comments || Top||

#5  Why do government officials get to plead the fifth or refuse to answer questions? In Israel, this is not allowed.
Posted by: gorb || 07/13/2016 11:34 Comments || Top||

#6  I suspect a case could possibly be made for 'Contempt of Congress' charges against Lynch.

So Congress declares her to be in contempt and she ignores it just like Holder did before her. What we need is impeachment.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 07/13/2016 13:30 Comments || Top||

#7  she refused to say how she herself saw the information.

"Math is hard!"
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/13/2016 15:01 Comments || Top||


DNC Staffer Seth Rich Shot Dead in the Back in DC, Just Hours After Calling For Dallas Unity
[HEATST] A young idealist who worked for the Democratic National Committee was murdered early Sunday as he walked home in the Bloomingdale neighborhood in affluent Northwest Washington D.C.

Seth Rich, 27, was shot multiple times including twice in the back. His mother Mary Rich told the local NBC station that her son was found with bruises on his face, knees and hands ‐ signs that he fought for his life.

"Worst nightmare," she told News4.

According to Mary Rich, Seth was talking on the phone with his girlfriend at the time of the attack and she heard noise on his end of the line. He told her not to worry about it.
Posted by: Fred || 07/13/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [338 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Whodunnit? Did he tick off Hillary?
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/13/2016 8:32 Comments || Top||

#2  she heard noise on his end of the line. He told her not to worry about it.
"Just a couple of folks I know."

bruises on his face, knees and hands
"Get on your knees and crawl."
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/13/2016 15:04 Comments || Top||

#3  A message to nembers of the party from the enforcers of the socialist party leadership.
Posted by: Unelet Protector of the Sith2424 || 07/13/2016 16:42 Comments || Top||

#4  Or by Sanders dissenfranchised people.
Posted by: Unelet Protector of the Sith2424 || 07/13/2016 16:45 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Oh my: Federal judge rules Virginia delegates aren’t bound by state law requiring them to vote for Trump
[HOTAIR] Virginia can’t require Republican National Convention delegates to back Donald Trump, a federal judge in Richmond said Monday, though he made no ruling on whether the party can itself bind its delegates.
Following that logic, there's no reason for a primary.
U.S. District Judge Robert Payne said the Virginia state law requiring delegates who oppose Mr. Trump to vote for him next week at the party’s convention creates “a severe burden” on First Amendment rights.

But Judge Payne explicitly avoided weighing in on whether Republican National Committee rules requiring convention delegates to follow the results of their states as dictated by state and national party rules. Judge Payne said he “lacks jurisdiction to adjudicate” the broader unbinding question.
Posted by: Fred || 07/13/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [578 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The fix is in?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/13/2016 5:00 Comments || Top||

#2  The FIX is in!
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 07/13/2016 7:56 Comments || Top||

#3  Amazing isn't it, how many of the connected hate democracy.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/13/2016 8:10 Comments || Top||

#4  Considering the system was set up so each state was in charge of its election process and the feds stayed out of it so they didn't interfere with it...

Yeah, I would say that the political elite are doing everything they can to trash the constitution, the system we have and our freedoms to stay in power.
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/13/2016 8:49 Comments || Top||

#5  The heads of both parties have come out and said the primaries really don't matter because the party gets to choose, in spite of the vote. Like Trump or not, if the GOP fails to select him it will mark the end of the GOP, and probably the republic as we know it. This is not sky is falling silliness. If the GOP fails here the party will go into disarray and at best dissolve and go through restructure. This will take a number of election cycles to do. The Dems will place libs in the Supreme Court. They will attack everything conservative and we will slide into a more Marxist state. These old Republicans need to understand their antics are delusional and they are placing more than just this election cycle at risk.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/13/2016 9:30 Comments || Top||

#6  First Amendment? What about Breech of Contract? Judge Payne is playing a sophist's word game.
Posted by: magpie || 07/13/2016 9:36 Comments || Top||

#7  a more Marxist state.

49Pan, I think it will be a Fascist not Marxist state. The Fascists don't want state ownership they want state control via their handpicked oligarchs who are set up to take the blame if things go to wrong.

What the two ideologies have in common is control and power and NO liberty.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/13/2016 11:40 Comments || Top||

#8  The Facists don't want state ownership they want state control via their handpicked oligarchs
What difference does that make?
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 07/13/2016 11:46 Comments || Top||

#9  I think the "Republic" ended some time ago.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 07/13/2016 11:47 Comments || Top||

#10  These old Republicans need to understand their antics are delusional and they are placing more than just this election cycle at risk.

They don't care. They actually believe they will be allowed to like their master's bowl after she's done. Delusional fools.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/13/2016 11:53 Comments || Top||

#11  correction: They actually believe they will be allowed to lick their master's bowl after she's done. Delusional fools.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 07/13/2016 11:54 Comments || Top||

#12  Well, wouldn't that decision also release Hilly's delegates?
Posted by: Bobby || 07/13/2016 13:11 Comments || Top||

#13  Wouldn't Trumps delegates be folks chosen by Trumps people?

Also, wouldn't this ruling allow Hillary delegates to vote their conscience as well?
Posted by: rjschwarz || 07/13/2016 14:33 Comments || Top||

#14  And doesn't the constitution leave election issues to the states? Why is a federal judge involved?
Posted by: rjschwarz || 07/13/2016 14:34 Comments || Top||

#15  Alan, if the GOP implodes fascism will look good with respect to where we will head. Hillary is a Marx/Lenin socialist. She desires a larger fed to step over all things. She is following the Trotsky model. A subtle difference is Marxism definitively leads to. Socialist fed. Her it takes a village shit is clearly in that vein.
Posted by: 49 pan || 07/13/2016 15:49 Comments || Top||

#16  "Constitution" was ist es?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/13/2016 15:53 Comments || Top||

#17  When Kimberly-Clark leaves we'll all know we're in deep doo doo.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 07/13/2016 16:33 Comments || Top||

#18  Also, wouldn't this ruling allow Hillary delegates to vote their conscience as well?

Assuming they have one.
Posted by: charger || 07/13/2016 22:26 Comments || Top||


Hillary Clinton's Lead Over Trump Shrinks After Controversial Week
[NBCNEWS] Hillary Clinton
... sometimes described as The Liberatress of Libya and at other times as Mrs. Bill, never as Another Jeremiah S. Black ...
's lead over Donald Trump narrowed to 3 points this week after several days of controversy following FBI Director James Comey's recommendation that no criminal charges be brought against the former secretary of state over her use of a private email server.

While the developments are certainly good news for the Clinton campaign, Comey's critical statement on Clinton's handling of the matter was not positive. Clinton's lead over Trump has tanked in the past couple weeks since her lead peaked two weeks ago.

Posted by: Fred || 07/13/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [511 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What matters is who counts the votes.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/13/2016 5:04 Comments || Top||

#2  The Donks are looking more corrupt after this week than ever. Loretta Lynch comes off looking like the political hack she is and who ought to resign because she is impersonating an AG. Hillary comes off looking like the crook, liar and evil person she is. The Justice Department comes off looking like a Donk institution shilling for Hillary. I don't know what Comey is. He claims no party affiliation but he lays out the case for indictment of Hillary and then recommends no indictment. He reinforced the notion that the "fix" was in between Hillary and the DOJ, the Executive Branch and the DNC. About the kindest thing I've heard about the honorable James Comey was suggested by Bill Whittle and that was that Comey might be like a Viet POW who tries to signal clandestinely that he is being used for propaganda purposes by the enemy. He further suggested that Comey knew that the DOJ was never going to indict Hillary. Whittle said Comey knew the only way anything could be done about the email/security debacle was through Congress. Barack Hussein Obama told us months ago there was nothing to see in the Benghazi hearings or Hillary's email server investigation. The people in this country end up getting hosed.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/13/2016 8:31 Comments || Top||

#3  The leader of 30% of the party just abjucated to Hillary and she got zero bounce. Hysterical.
Posted by: 49 pan || 07/13/2016 15:39 Comments || Top||

#4  "The leader of 30% of the party just abjucated to Hillary and she got zero bounce. Hysterical."

Actually worse than that. Wait till the polling comes out from the "Sandernistas" that are still in rant mode. a lot won't vote for the Hildabeast and some might even vote Trump
Posted by: Warthog || 07/13/2016 17:09 Comments || Top||

#5  I know how I would feel if I was Felling the Bern, found out how utterly and unashamedly corrupt this party is, and now Bernie handed over all my contact info and I'm getting Clinton e-mails and calls.

I'd say, f-it.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 07/13/2016 17:16 Comments || Top||

#6  The machine got to Bernie. He was given a deal that he could not refuse. Just like Comey.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 07/13/2016 21:35 Comments || Top||


Sanders endorses Clinton, and his hardcore supporters are feeling Berned
[KANSASCITY] The day that Bernie Sanders supporters dreaded finally arrived Tuesday when Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.

“I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president of the United States,” Sanders said at a joint rally in New Hampshire.

But this arranged marriage is clearly going to take time for Sanders fans to support. Those loud, last gasps heard all over social media came from millions of passionate Bernie or Bust fans.

Sanders thanked the “13 million Americans” who voted for him during the Democratic primaries but made it “clear as possible” that he is endorsing Clinton.
Posted by: Fred || 07/13/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [387 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Posted by: junkiron || 07/13/2016 0:50 Comments || Top||

#2  They lie even then they claim to be Socialists?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/13/2016 5:05 Comments || Top||

#3  And Hillary's lead saw no gain from his supporters.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 07/13/2016 9:31 Comments || Top||

#4  Feeling Berned now, are they? Serves the stupid bastards right...
Posted by: Dave D. || 07/13/2016 9:46 Comments || Top||

#5 
Posted by: gorb || 07/13/2016 11:38 Comments || Top||



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