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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Halloween Safety Tips: Know Before you Go...

ANNAPOLIS, MD – It’s the week of Halloween and you knew it had to happen. The Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP) has a list of Halloween safety tips to keep your little Fortnite character, Superman, unicorn, mermaid and dinosaur safe.

“We hate to be the ones to let the air out of the fun balloon, but there are things parents and children need to know before heading out for a fun evening of trick-or-treating,” said V. Glenn Fueston, Jr., Executive Director of GOCCP. “These are just a simple list of things to know before you go.”

Try your costume on before you go Trick-or-Treating; it should be light-colored and short enough that you don’t trip on it. You can decorate the costume with reflective tape or stickers so you can easily be seen at night.

Wear comfy shoes and make sure your laces are double-knotted to avoid tripping.

Avoid masks that make it hard to see your surroundings. Makeup is a good stand in for a mask.

Make a map of your trick-or-treating route before you head out. 

Have a copy handy and make sure your parents have a copy.

Only stop at well-lit houses. Never go inside a stranger’s house; only accept treats in the doorway.

Stay on the sidewalk. If there is not a sidewalk available, walk facing oncoming traffic and keep a safe distance between you and the cars.
Stay away from jack-o-lanterns and candles while you are wearing your costume.

Make sure that your costume is made of a flame-retardant material. Go over the “Stop, Drop and Roll” routine before going trick-or-treating just in case.

Never trick-or-treat alone! Make sure you have at least two buddies to go with you.

Only cross the street at corners after looking both ways.

Never run between parked cars or crisscross back and forth across the street.

Carry a watch, flashlight, glow stick and cell phone if possible.

Agree on a time when you will be home – if you are going to be late, call your parents.

Always have a parent check your candy before you eat it.
Finally, visit this site for important safety information.

Halloween tips are part of 31 days of tips GOCCP is using to mark National Crime Prevention Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Anti-bullying/Cyberbullying Awareness Month, and National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. All month long, the agency is using its social media channels to post daily tips to help keep Marylanders safe. The hashtags used are #ASaferMD, #TipADay, #CrimePrevention.

DESPERATE DEMOCRATS: Obama Rips Trump For Leaving Cell Phone ‘In Golf Cart’

Former President Barack Obama has been mostly invisible in the weeks leading up to Nov. 6th's mid-term elections. Few of the high-profile Democrats facing tight races have called him in for support, leaving the former leader of the party stumping in high school gymnasiums in places like Wisconsin and Michigan — two states Hillary Clinton lost in 2016.

And Obama, whose "legacy" is being systematically dismantled by President Trump, has turned to ad hominem attacks to try to take on his successor.

Obama cited Hillary's secret home brew email server to accuse Republicans of trying to "scare the heck out of people before every election." And he also mocked Trump about a recent New York Times story that Russia and China listen in on Trump's cell phone calls.


Maryland man pleads guilty to voter fraud in West Virginia

Another Voting Fraud Conviction Obtained in West Virginia

Charleston, W.Va.— Secretary of State Mac Warner has announced that another conviction for voter fraud has been secured by his office.

Jeffrey Hartman, 73, of Westminster, Maryland, plead guilty to illegal voting in the Morgan County Magistrate Court on Tuesday. The investigation, conducted by West Virginia Secretary of State Investigator Gary Harmison, revealed Hartman was registered to vote in both West Virginia and Maryland. Hartman had cast ballots nine times in both states since 2006.

Hartman was sentenced to 30 days in jail, suspended for one year of probation and ordered to pay a $100 fine and court costs.

Warner encourages citizens to call the Secretary of State’s Investigation Division at (877) FRAUD-WV if they observe illegal election activity.​​​

'Gosnell' Hangs On at Box Office Despite Obstacles

The movie about Kermit Gosnell, the late-term abortionist in Philadelphia who went to prison after being convicted of the murder of three babies, briefly cracked the Top 10 at the U.S. box office but also continues to face what its producers call censorship.

“We have been banned, blocked, and attacked,” Phelim McAleer, who co-produced “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” with his wife, Ann McElhinney, said in a statement Friday to The Daily Signal.

“The mainstream media refused to review the film despite a national release of a movie about a subject [abortion] that is a major political issue,” McAleer said. “NPR refused our advertising, Facebook has blocked our ads, and theaters yanked our film, even though it was a success.”

“Gosnell” has taken in an estimated $3.2 million and was on 467 screens as of Sunday, according to Box Office Mojo, which placed it unofficially at No. 18 among all movies in theaters.


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Another Migrant Caravan Rushes Mexico-Guatemala Border

Hundreds of Central American migrants rushed through the border gate between Guatemala and Mexico as another large-scale caravan begins its march to the U.S. border. At this point, Mexican authorities appear to be holding the new caravan back.

Members of the new caravan can be seen throwing rocks and other projectiles at Guatemalan authorities who attempted to stop them from breaking through a locked border gate. Video taken by Mexico’s Azteca Noticias shows the initial moments of the clash.

The yellow gate is the last barrier in Guatemala before the migrants entered an international port of entry on top of the Suchiate River that divides the two countries. Mexican authorities continue to stand guard on their side of the gate in case the migrants attempt to break through by force. The group formed the caravan to follow the lead of others in recent weeks. The initial caravan began in Honduras earlier this month and publicly stated they would not stop until they reach the U.S. border.

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Angry Leftist Mob Disrupts Marsha Blackburn Campaign Rally

Half a dozen angry liberal protesters attempted to disrupt a Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) campaign rally Sunday afternoon where Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was the featured speaker.

The two headlined an event held before a packed house at singer Ray Stevens’ CabaRay Theater in Nashville. Marsha Blackburn spoke for about ten minutes to the enthusiastic crowd of 500 that had been infiltrated by a small left-wing group.

When Blackburn called for a moment of silence to remember those killed at an attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, the crowd’s silent respect was interrupted by one of the protesters who shouted at Blackburn.

One protester disrupted the event prior to Blackburn’s address and was removed by security and law enforcement.

Several protesters disrupted Blackburn’s address. All of them were removed by security and law enforcement.

During the time the protesters were being removed, the crowd shouted: “USA, USA, USA!,” followed by: “Jobs, Not Mobs!”


Donald Trump: Blame media for causing 'great anger' in US

Despite calls for him to cool his overheated rhetoric after the deadly synagogue shooting and pipe bomb mailings, President Trump on Monday continued his assault on the news media by once again branding them as the “Enemy of the People” and accusing them of stoking rage.

“There is great anger in our Country caused in part by inaccurate, and even fraudulent, reporting of the news. The Fake News Media, the true Enemy of the People, must stop the open & obvious hostility & report the news accurately & fairly,” he wrote to his more than 55 million Twitter followers.

“That will do much to put out the flame of Anger and Outrage and we will then be able to bring all sides together in Peace and Harmony. Fake News Must End!” the president posted, just two days after 11 people were gunned down by a man yelling “all Jews must die” at a Pittsburgh synagogue.


Hillary Clinton Considering 2020 Rematch Against President Trump: 'I'd Like to Be President'!

Twice-defeated Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton still wants to be president–enough that she will decide after the mid-term elections whether to mount a rematch against President Donald Trump who defeated her in 2016. Clinton was beaten by Barack Obama for the 2008 Democrat nomination in her first bid for the presidency.

Clinton was interviewed by Kara Swisher of Recode at the 92nd Street Y in New York City Friday. Swisher was able to get past an initial “no” from Clinton about 2020, prompting Clinton to concede she still wants to president followed by Clinton listing her experience as a senator and secretary of State as to why she believes she is qualified to undo what Trump has done as President.

The interview covered a wide range of subjects including Clinton attacking Facebook over her 2016 loss, as noted by Recode’s report.


Student killed as she fought back against gang-rapist kidnappers who ‘took her underwear as trophy’

A university student who was kidnapped, gang-raped and murdered in South Africa, may have had her underwear taken as a sick trophy, jurors heard today.

Last week one of the attackers claimed Hannah Cornelius, 21, 'did not scream or fight when they raped her,' after she agreed to ‘have sex with them’ in a desperate bid for survival.

But today prosecutor Lenro Badenhorst said Ms Cornelius may have been killed after she fought back when she realised they wanted to rape her again, according to News 24 reporter Tammy Peterson.


Media Waging 'Psychological Warfare' Against Trump With Warnings Of Looming 'Staff Exodus'

We've heard this one before...

Even as polls have shown that Democrats' efforts to stymie the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, as well as their continued support for open borders as a migrant caravan trudges ever closer to McAllen, Texas, have only galvanized Republican voters ahead of the Nov. 6 midterms, the mainstream media has continued to push the narrative that the imminent blue wave will almost certainly wrest control of the House away from the GOP, forcing Trump and his cabinet officials into an uncomfortable position, as Democrats leverage their newfound power to subpoena staffers, senior officials and perhaps even the president himself. Fearful of being caught up in a drama with potential legal ramifications, Trump administration officials are preparing for a mass exodus during the lame-duck session that could leave the West Wing and the bureaucracy dangerously understaffed, according to Politico, Bloomberg and several other media organizations, all of which have in recent days published stories about rumored staff departures.

The message from the mainstream media is clear: After a surprisingly successful run at the helm, the Trump administration is finally sinking under the weight of the profusion of scandals, and with key officials like White House counsel Don McGahn II already on their way out, it's unclear who, exactly, will act as a bulwark between Trump and his political enemies.

As Steve Bannon said, staffers, the majority of whom aren't well paid, are worried that they will find themselves embroiled in some legal fiasco that might force them to blow all of their savings on legal fees.

“How do you restaff with top quality folks knowing that you’re going to be subpoenaed? If you go in, you better be wealthy because you’re going to need to pay a lawyer,” said Steve Bannon, the former White House adviser who has had to hire his own lawyer to respond to inquiries about his time in the admini


43 Shot, Five Fatally, over Halloween Weekend in Chicago

Forty-three people were shot, including five who were shot fatally, over Halloween weekend in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Chicago.

The Chicago Sun-Times reported that beginning with Friday, each day in the weekend became more violent. For example, “three wounded and one killed Friday night, 11 wounded and one killed on Saturday, and 25 shot — three fatally — on Sunday.”

The five individual killed were 16-year-old John Pena, 23-year-old Kenjuan D. Scott, 30-year-old Deshawn Jacobs, 20-year-old Detavious Beeks, and an unidenified 33-year-old male. All were fatally shot while standing on a sidewalk, walking, or inside a vehicle.


Terry McAuliffe: Hillary Clinton 'Is Never Going to Be on a Ballot Again'

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who served as a longtime fundraiser for former 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, confidently said Monday on MSNBC that Clinton will never run for elected office again.

McAuliffe tampered down the speculation about Clinton launching another presidential bid on Monday after Clinton declared at an event in New York City Friday that she would “like to be president.”

“It’s hard for Hillary. She got three million more votes than Donald Trump did in the last presidential election. But I feel confident in saying I think Hillary is never going to be on the ballot again, I think she is done running for elected office,” McAuliffe said. “She’s going to be out helping candidates. But I feel very confident in saying she’s not going to run for president.”


Kemp Vows to 'Track and Deport Criminal Illegals' if Elected Governor

Georgia Republican gubernatorial nominee Brian Kemp joined Breitbart News Radio on Saturday to discuss his opposition to his challenger’s radical socialist agenda.

Kemp’s Democrat challenger, Stacey Abrams, has embraced socialism and pushed to give illegal aliens voting privileges. Kemp shared his thoughts on this and said he will ensure that it does not happen.

“I don’t know if I can explain it. It’s against the constitution, and obviously against state law. Certainly, as Secretary of State, I am gonna make sure that doesn’t happen,” said Secretary Kemp. “It’s funny, the lawsuit they proposed or served us with, was asking for that, we pointed that out to them. They amended the complaint not to ask for that, so now they’re suing us over something we already do. So it’s just gotten ridiculous down here in Georgia.”


Crowdfunding campaign has raised $1 million for Christine Blasey Ford

Brett Kavanaugh's main accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, has raised nearly $1 million from two GoFundMe accounts, and she's asking for more, according to an article by RealClearInvestigations.

Ford is also fielding offers for a book deal. All of this despite Democrats making a big deal during the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings that she had "nothing to gain" from coming forward.

"You had absolutely nothing to gain by bringing these facts to the Senate Judiciary Committee," Sen. Dick Durbin said during her testimony last month. This sentiment was echoed by other Democrats, who presented it as evidence that Ford was telling the truth. "I want to thank you," added California Sen. Kamala Harris, "because you clearly have nothing to gain for what you have done."


Democratic Sara Innamorato calls Constituents Racist

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Sara Innamorato is a Democratic Socialist candidate running for Pennsylvania state representative.

After defeating incumbent Rep. Dom Costa in the Democratic primary, she appeared to be coasting to victory, but then made this comment while recording a podcast about her future constituents.

“I just look at my district, right? And it’s 93 percent white. My district, which I know is like white working class, poor folk, who are racist, because it’s so much easier for them to look to their side and say, ‘I’m going to blame that person.'”


Ron Paul: Trump Is Right, The Fed Is Crazy

President Trump recently called the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes crazy. Leaving aside President Trump’s specific complaint, which is likely motivated by the belief that low rates will help him win reelection, he is right that “crazy” is a good way to describe the Federal Reserve.

When not forced to use a government-created currency, individuals have historically chosen to use a precious metal such as gold or silver as money. The reasons include that precious metals are durable and their value tends to remain relatively stable over time. A stable currency ensures that prices accurately convey the true value of goods and services.

A main value of a precious metal is it accurately conveys the true price of money, which is the Interest rate. If the interest rate reflects the manipulation of central bankers and not true market conditions, individuals will be unable to properly allocate resources between savings and current consumption.

In contrast to market money, government-created fiat currency is anything but stable. Central banks constantly increase and decrease the money supply in an attempt to control the economy by controlling the interest rates. This causes individuals to misread market conditions, leading to a misallocation of resources. This can create an illusion of prosperity. But eventually reality catches up to the Federal Reserve-created fantasies. When that happens, there is a recession or worse, leading the Fed to start the whole boom-and-bust cycle over again.


Israel Quietly Transferred $250m Of Sophisticated Spy Systems To Saudi Arabia: Report

A new bombshell report in the Jerusalem Post confirms that Israel and Saudi Arabia's somewhat "quiet" but growing security relationship is far more extensive than previously thought, as it now includes a $250 million weapons deal.

This is unprecedented as the two nations still don't even have official diplomatic relations, as the kingdom has yet to officially recognize the state of Israel, but continue a close behind the scenes alliance based on intelligence sharing especially in places like Syria or even Yemen in order to "counter Iran".

According to the Jerusalem Post report:

Saudi Arabia and Israel held secret meetings which led to an estimated $250-million deal, including the transfer of Israeli espionage technologies to the kingdom, Israeli media reported on Sunday, citing an exclusive report by the United Arab Emirate news website Al-Khaleej.

The report goes on to describe the spy systems as "the most sophisticated systems Israel has ever sold to any Arab country"and notes they've already been transferred to Saudi Arabia, where a Saudi technical team will undergo training to operate them.


Poll: Trump Hits Record High Approval Rating with Black Voters Amid BLEXIT Launch

President Donald Trump’s approval rating among black voters is at a record high, according to the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll.

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll released October 29 shows 40 percent of the black voters that were surveyed say they approve of President Trump’s job performance, while 58 percent disapprove.

Trump’s record high approval among black voters comes just days after Candace Owens introduced BLEXIT, “the black exit from the Democrat Party.”


5,200 US Troops Deploying to Southern Border

Roughly 5,200 U.S. troops will be deploying to the southern border in response to the migrant caravan pushing north through Mexico, U.S. officials told Fox News on Monday.

“We'll reinforce along priority points of entry so as to enhance [Border Patrol]’s ability to harden and secure the border,” Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, head of U.S. Northern Command said at a news conference in Washington, D.C., adding that the deployment would be completed by the "end of this week."

The reinforcements headed to the U.S.-Mexico border are support troops – not combat troops – and will include three engineering battalions with "heavy equipment", as well as aviation and medical personnel. Most of the troops are on active duty and will carry weapons, but will not be part of any law enforcement effort in deference to the Posse Comitatus Act, which prohibits the federal government from using the armed forces in a domestic police role.

The troop deployment, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, had been expected after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis approved the request last week. But the number of troops is far higher than initial estimates.

There are three planned staging areas: in South Texas, Arizona and California, for what's now been dubbed Operation Faithful Patriot. The mission's U.S. ground commander is Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, who was sent to Puerto Rico last year to lead Hurricane Maria relief efforts.


Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris accused of breaking fundraising rules over Kavanaugh vote

A watchdog group filed a Senate ethics complaint Monday against Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren for sending out fundraising emails asking for donations to support their votes against Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh — even before they cast their votes against him.

While voting and then asking supporters to back that decision with cash is common, the watchdog group, the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), says asking for money ahead of time crosses the line into vote-buying.

FACT asked the Senate ethics committee to probe fundraising emails sent by Ms. Warren, Massachusetts Democrat, and Ms. Harris, California Democrat.

Ms. Warren’s email said she was demanding a delay on the judge’s confirmation vote and asked for donations for her 2018 election campaign, while Ms. Harris’s emails detailed several of her actions as a member of the Judiciary Committee, including her questioning of the president’s pick for the high court, and asking for contributions.

The Senate’s rules prohibit senators “cashing in” on using their official positions for personal gain.

FACT said that linking a promise of official action with campaign contributions violates that principle.


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'Another Suspicious Package' To CNN Is Intercepted In Atlanta

A suspicious package addressed to CNN's office in Atlanta was intercepted on Monday, the network said, adding that all of its mail is being screened off-site.

The announcement comes three days after the FBI arrested Cesar Altieri Sayoc and accused him of trying to send improvised explosive devices to high-profile Democrats and media targets. He is facing charges for five federal crimes, including the illegal mailing of explosives.

The Atlanta package is "similar in appearance to the others" that were addressed to CNN, the FBI said shortly after noon on Monday.

Packages linked to Sayoc have used the address of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz's office in South Florida as their return address. Despite Sayoc's arrest, the authorities have warned that there may be other packages still working their way through the postal system.


Trump to make final midterm push with 11 rallies in six days

Trump to make final midterm push with 11 rallies in six days
President Trump is set to embark on a campaign blitz in the final week before the midterm elections, traveling to eight states to provide a last-minute boost to GOP candidates in key races, the White House announced Monday.

The president will hold 11 campaign events in six days beginning Wednesday, including stops in Florida, Montana, Indiana, Missouri and other battleground states that will determine control of the Senate.

Following a previously announced rally on Wednesday in Florida for gubernatorial candidate former Rep. Ron DeSantis (R), Trump will head to Columbia, Mo., on Thursday where Senate candidate Josh Hawley, the state attorney general, is aiming to unseat Sen. Claire McCaskill (D).

The president will begin the day on Friday in Huntington, W.Va., where state attorney Patrick Morrisey is challenging Sen. Joe Manchin(D). Trump will then travel to Indianapolis, Ind., to boost former state lawmaker Mike Braun in his bid against Sen. Joe Donnelly (D).

Pollak: Media Hype Phony ‘Jewish Leaders’ to Dis-invite Trump from Pittsburgh

The 'mainstream' media are hyping a far-left group as “Jewish leaders” to amplify claims that the local Jewish community does not want President Donald Trump to visit Pittsburgh to mourn with victims of Saturday’s shooting.

The Hill, among others, ran a story titled, “Jewish leaders tell Trump he’s not welcome in Pittsburgh until he denounces white nationalism.”

The “Jewish leaders” in question are members of a far-left group called “Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice” that is part of the so-called “resistance” to Trump. It is committed to electing Democrats to Congress and “interrupting” the Trump presidency. It blames Trump directly for the violence.

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Nate Jackson: Revealed: FBI Collusion With DNC Attorneys Over Dossier

The bureau failed to disclose the partisan nature of the dossier to the FISA court.

Meanwhile, in the swamp, the whole Trump/Russia collusion fiasco continues to simmer in the background. The latest revelation is that former FBI general counsel James Baker met with Democrat National Committee lawyers to discuss the Russia investigation and the infamous Christopher Steele dossier before the bureau secured a FISA warrant to surveil Donald Trump’s campaign. Yes, that would be theClinton/DNC-funded dossier that formed the primary basis for the FBI’s warrant request. In fact, Baker met with the same private DNC law firm — Perkins Coie — that served as the passthrough for Clinton cash to get to Fusion GPS for that dossier.

It would seem uncorroborated “evidence” is a theme for Democrats to smear a political enemy.

The Hill’s John Solomon further explains the significance: “It means the FBI had good reason to suspect the dossier was connected to the DNC’s main law firm and was the product of a Democratic opposition-research effort to defeat Trump — yet failed to disclose that information to the FISA court in October 2016, when the bureau applied for a FISA warrant to surveil Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.”


Trump Warns Caravan Migrants: ‘Our Military Is Waiting for You’

President Donald Trump issued another warning on Monday to migrants in the caravan traveling through Mexico, telling them they would not be allowed into the United States.

“This is an invasion of our Country and our Military is waiting for you!” Trump warned on Twitter.

Trump commented after the Pentagon revealed that up to 5,000 active duty troops would be deployed to the Southern border to stop the caravan, now estimated to include 7,000 people from various South American countries.

“Many Gang Members and some very bad people are mixed into the Caravan heading to our Southern Border,” Trump wrote.

He urged the migrants in the caravan to return to their home countries and apply for legal entry into the United States.

“Please go back, you will not be admitted into the United States unless you go through the legal process,” he wrote.


Hillary Corrects Interviewer Who Mixed Up Eric Holder And Cory Booker

Hillary Clinton laughed at a white interviewer for confusing two prominent black Democrats and quipped, “I know they all look alike.”

The cringe-worthy comment came during an interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher at a conference over the weekend. Swisher confused Senator Cory Booker and former Attorney General Eric Holder during the interview. Both prominent Democrats are black men. Hillary corrected the interviewer mistaking Booker for Holder, saying, “I know they all look alike.”

The audience gasped and laughed at the comment, as did Hillary herself.


"They All Look The Same" - Hillary Cracks Racist Joke After Booker/Holder Mix-Up

Being the paragon of political-correctness and queen of virtue-signaling opportunism, Hillary Clinton sat down with Recode's Kara Swisher this weekend to answer questions about just how evil and awful conservative opponents have been in the last few months.

The conversation began normally, with Clinton hypocritically toeing the progressive line of identity politics by explaining how each of the groups are different but can be managed by the same liberal movement:

"What’s often called political correctness is politeness,” Clinton said.

“It’s not being rude and insulting to people. It’s respecting the diversity that we have in our society,” she said.

“The Democratic Party is a much more diverse political party, attracting people who are African-American, Latino, LGBT, whatever the reason why people feel more comfortable where they are taken in, where they are included as part of a political movement or party."

“And I don’t think it’s politically correct to say we value that. And I don’t want to go around insulting people. I don’t want to paint with a broad brush every immigrant is this, every African-American is that, every, you know, other person with different religious beliefs or whatever - that’s childish."


Will The Feds Flip Julie Swetnick Against Michael Avenatti?

From what we know about flimflam mam Julie Swetnick, is there a doubt that if offered the right deal, she would flip on Avenatti as to allegedly perjurious sworn statements against Kavanaugh?

Here’s a thought experiment.

If you were a federal prosecutor, and given the choice, would you prioritize prosecuting:

(a) a clearly disturbed woman with a long history of flimflam, but who in herself has no important societal role but for her outlandish and possibly perjurious sworn statements against a Supreme Court nominee, or

(b) the high-profile lawyer who helped her and a second woman submit possibly perjurious sworn statements, who is a fixture on cable TV, and who has presidential ambitions.

If you say, ‘get the lawyer’ — come on down.

But if you wanted go after the lawyer, what would you need to prove criminal culpability? After all, if you can’t prove the lawyer knew of the falsity of the sworn statements, and took no steps to suborn the perjury, you would need more for a prosecution. Whether it’s a perjury or conspiracy prosecution, what you would need, barring some documentary smoking gun, is for the witness accused of perjury to flip on the lawyer.

“He made me do it” might be enough. It would be in the jury’s hands.

Fast forward to the real world.

Julie Swetnick submitted a sworn statement, through Michael Avenatti, that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh participated in arranging gang rape parties in high school.

Swetnick’s story, dropped just before Kavanaugh and accuser Christine Blasey Ford were to testify, fell apart during Swetnick’s interview with NBC News, Julie Swetnick’s rape train claims against Kavanaugh crash and burn in NBC Interview:


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An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 minutes during the world’s largest yearly hacking convention, DEFCON 26, organizers of the event said.

Thousands of adult hackers attend the convention annually, while this year a group of children attempted to hack 13 imitation websites linked to voting in presidential battleground states.

The boy, who was identified by DEFCON officials as Emmett Brewer, accessed a replica of the Florida secretary of state’s website. He was one of about 50 children between the ages of 8 and 16 who were taking part in the so-called “DEFCON Voting Machine Hacking Village,” a portion of which allowed kids the chance to manipulate party names, candidate names and vote count totals.


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Pittsburgh Rabbi Refuses to Blame Anyone but Gunman for Synagogue Shooting

Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers said Monday that only the shooter bears responsibility for the attack that killed 11 at the Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday.

CNN host Alisyn Camerota pressed Myers about whether the shooter chose to attack because of the influence of others.

"Do you blame anyone for what happened there at the Tree of Life, beyond the gunman?" Camerota asked.

"I don’t really foist blame upon any person," Myers said. "Hate does not know religion, race, creed, political party. It’s not a political issue in any way, shape, or form. Hate does not know any of those things."

"It exists in all people," he said.

Camerota said that might be true but asked, "What lights the match of hate?"

Myers quoted the first book of the Bible, Genesis, to say that man’s sinfulness is an ancient problem.


Pirate’s Wharf Park Public Input Session scheduled for Nov. 20

SALISBURY, Md. – A public input session for Pirate’s Wharf Park is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Flanders Rooms.

The public input session is an opportunity for residents to share ideas for consideration as the Pirate’s Wharf Park master plan is developed.

Steve Miller, Director of Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism, will discuss grant awards that have been secured for development of Pirate’s Wharf, and recommendations from the Pirate’s Wharf work group.

Ken Eaton, senior project manager of Andrews, Miller & Associates, will also be in attendance.

Nolte: NBC News Hid Information that Would Have Cleared Kavanaugh

NBC News deliberately hid vital information that would have helped clear Brett Kavanaugh of the serial rape allegations Julie Swetnick and her attorney, Michael Avenatti, leveled against him.

On September 16, Kavanaugh and his loved ones were dropped into a pit of hell due to allegations of sexual assault from Christine Blasey Ford. Although her story quickly fell apart during public testimony, for the three-plus weeks that would follow, in an effort to derail his confirmation, Democrats and their allies in the establishment media did everything in their power to personally destroy this man as a drunken serial rapist.

NBC News and Avenatti played a huge role in this obscene smear campaign. One notable example was NBC breathlessly publishing and airing an assault allegation against Kavanaugh that was quickly exposed as a hoax. NBC did not even bother to independently corroborate this allegation prior to airing it. A Democrat handed NBC the smear, and NBC ran with it.

To make matters worse, we now know NBC News withheld crucial information that undermined the allegations made by Swetnick, the Avenatti client who accused a high school-aged Kavanaugh of spiking punch bowls at house parties so he and his buddies could engage in serial rapes.

And we know NBC deliberately withheld this crucial information because NBC is now admitting it had this information all the way back on September 30.

On September 30, a week prior to Kavanaugh’s confirmation, during the most intense days of this scandal, when Kavanaugh’s confirmation was still very much in doubt, here is what NBC did not want the public to know…

Trump Calls Andrew Gillum ‘A Thief’

President Donald Trump called Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum a “thief” Monday, an apparent nod at a corruption investigation that threatens to embroil the Tallahassee mayor.

“In Florida there is a choice between a Harvard/Yale educated man named @RonDeSantisFL who has been a great Congressman and will be a great Governor – and a Dem who is a thief and who is Mayor of poorly run Tallahassee, said to be one of the most corrupt cities in the Country!” Trump wrote on Twitter.
In Florida there is a choice between a Harvard/Yale educated man named @RonDeSantisFL who has been a great Congressman and will be a great Governor - and a Dem who is a thief and who is Mayor of poorly run Tallahassee, said to be one of the most corrupt cities in the Country!

Gillum, a Democrat, has not been convicted or even accused of a crime, including theft. But he has come under scrutiny over gifts he allegedly received in 2016 from an undercover FBI agent posing as a lobbyist seeking business with the city of Tallahassee.


JW: Elaborately Planned” Caravan Attracts Human Traffickers and Gangbangers

The caravan moving north toward our border is a serious threat to the sovereignty of the United States. It is a blatant challenge to the rule of law. For this reason we sent our Director of Investigations and Research Chris Farrell and Judicial Watch Investigator Reporter Irene Garcia to Guatemala to uncover the truth about “caravan.” Here is their first report in our Corruption Chronicles blog.

The migrant caravan marching northbound through Central America is an “elaborately planned” movement that’s benefiting human smugglers and bringing disturbing numbers of violent gang members and other criminal elements through Guatemala, according to government sources in the capital city.

“MS-13 gang members have been detained and coyotes (human smugglers) are joining the march with clients who pay to get smuggled into the United States,” a Guatemalan official told Judicial Watch. People from Asian countries waiting to get smuggled into the U.S. through Central America are also integrating with poor Hondurans in the caravan, a high-level Guatemalan government source confirmed. Among them are nationals of Bangladesh, a south Asian Islamic country that’s well known as a recruiting ground for terrorist groups such as ISIS and Al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent (AQIS). “There are lots of dirty businesses associated with this,” Guatemalan authorities told Judicial Watch. “There’s lots of human trafficking.”

Besides gang members and mobs of young angry men, the Central American caravan making its way into the United States also consists of Africans, Bangladeshis, Sri Lankans and Indians. Judicial Watch is covering the crisis from the Guatemalan-Honduran border this week and observed that the popular mainstream media narrative of desperate migrants—many of them women and children—seeking a better life is hardly accurate. Guatemalan intelligence officials confirmed that the caravan that originated in the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula includes a multitude of Special Interest Aliens (SIA) from the countries listed above as well as other criminal elements and gang members.

There are also large groups of men, some with criminal histories, aggressively demanding that the U.S. take them in.

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Armed Father Kills Masked Shooter Who Opened Fire At Alabama McDonald’s

A father shot and killed a masked gunman who opened fire inside a McDonald’s in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday night.

A store employee had opened the door for the father and his two sons to leave when a man wearing a mask walked in and began shooting, according to WBRC-TV. At that point, the father turned around and began firing at the shooter with his pistol.

Both men were shot, the gunman later dying from his wounds and the father suffering non-life threatening injuries. One of his sons was also hit, but he is also not facing life-threatening injuries.


Protestors Interrupt Moment of Silence For Pittsburgh Victims, But It's Not The First Time

Don’t blame politicians for violence they don’t encourage

After the arrest of a Florida man for sending homemade bombs to former president Barack Obama, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and other Democratic leaders, many on the left — and not a few allegedly neutral reporters and pundits — predictably attempted to assign blame for his deranged and dangerous acts to President Trump. They pointed to “lock her up” chants at Trump’s noisy rallies, to the “fake news” charges and to a long list of Trump lines that left-wing activists and some mainstream media voices have categorized as beneath the dignity of the president.

The truth is the spectrum of violent behavior runs from the far-left extreme of the Bernie Sanders-supporting shooter at an Alexandria baseball field to last week’s mailing of pipe bombs to prominent Democrats to Saturday’s stomach-turning massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue by a Trump-hating neo-Nazi, which made an already awful week even worse. That is the whole range of criminality at the fringes of American politics, a left-right full spectrum of angry, hate-filled obsessives. The threatening envelopes sent to both Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Vanessa Trump, like those received by members of the media and no doubt by elected officials on the left, means crazy figures on the fringes of the far left and far right are a permanent part of the political terrain.

We are now arguing over what is properly considered “incitement” to violent action of all segments of that fringe. Consider the moron who accosted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Labor Secretary Elaine Chao in a Louisville restaurant, or the mobs that chasedSen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and his wife or Homeland Security SecretaryKirstjen Nielsen or Stephen Miller from their eateries: Who is responsible for inciting that behavior? For the physical attacks on two GOP candidates in Minnesota? For the Portland Antifa gang harassing motorists and a woman in a wheelchair? The reasonable apprehension of physical violence is assault, not free speech. Who is responsible for the assaults and the far worse violence of the bombs and the shootings?


Democrats turn on Avenatti after 'white male' slip-up

Attorney Michael Avenatti is an aspiring 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, but his assertion that the party's next presidential nominee should be a white male has fellow Democrats turning on him.

“Saying something like that is the quickest way not to get the Democratic nomination for president,” Brad Bannon, a Democratic strategist, said.

Avenatti made the comments about Democrats’ 2020 presidential nominee during an interview with Time magazine published Thursday.


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Why Were the 7,000 Antisemitic Incidents Under Obama Largely Ignored?

MARCH 1, 2017 12:14 PM

Why Were the 7,000 Antisemitic Incidents Under Obama Largely Ignored?

avatarby Seth Frantzman

A door spray-painted with a swastika. Photo: Twitter.

In the last two months, almost 100 Jewish community centers and day schools have been targeted with antisemitic threats. The map of the threats is shocking. It stretches from Maine to Florida, Texas, Colorado, all the way to California and Washington. Despite more than 190 antisemitic incidents, no arrests have been made. These are terrifying times for many, and there is a feeling that antisemitism is reaching a crescendo in the US. The perception is that America has historically been safe and tolerant, but today a rising “wave” of antisemitism may be breaking on its golden door.

The US administration’s response has been tepid at best, and a case of denial at worst. Although Vice President Mike Pence stopped by a desecrated cemetery in St. Louis, it took more than a month for US President Donald Trump to make his denunciations clear, despite numerous chances to do. Trump is personally blamed for “unleashing” antisemitism during the election campaign last year. Rabbi Daniel Bogard, a victim of online antisemitic abuse, told the JTA,“There has been permission that’s been given to say these things we didn’t used to say.”

This feeds a growing narrative about the rise in antisemitism. There are more than nine million results in Google relating to “Trump antisemitism,” including the recent headlines “Report: Trump mulling axing antisemitism envoy as part of budget plan,” and “Trump suggests Jewish community is spreading antisemitic threats.”

However, Mark Oppenheimer at The Washington Post notes, “There is no good statistical evidence (yet, anyway) that Americans have grown more anti-Semitic in recent months…Overall, however, we won’t know for many more months, when the FBI and the Anti-Defamation League have better data to work with, if Nov. 9, 2016, was the start of something new or just a continuation of a regrettable but enduring legacy.”


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Multi-Agency Crime Blitz Results in Mass Arrests

New Castle – A multi-agency operation conducted on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at targeted locations in the greater New Castle area has resulted in the arrest of 42 individuals on criminal charges.
This crime blitz focused on the Route 13/40 corridor as well as Rt. 9 (New Castle Avenue). The operation was conducted in these areas to target criminal activity and to address ongoing quality of life issues.
During the eight hour enforcement blitz, police arrested 44 individuals for either a criminal charge or outstanding capias, resulting in the clearance of  78 active warrants. Seized during the operation was a .45 Caliber handgun, 85.5 grams of Marijuana, 3.064 grams of Heroin, 17 grams of crack cocaine, $720.00 in suspected drug proceeds, 8 prescription pills, and an assortment of drug paraphernalia. In total 57 traffic arrests, 41 criminal arrests, 11 prostitution arrests and 1 DUI arrest occurred during the crime initiative.
Two significant felonious arrests made during the operation were of Percy A. Skinner, 32,  and Paul R. Anderson, 42, both of Wilmington.
Skinner was found to be in possession of 2 grams of raw heroin, 61 bags of heroin, 17 grams of crack cocaine and $466 in suspected drug proceeds. He was charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession with Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Anderson was found to be in possession of a Springfield Armory .45 ACP and 13 rounds of ammunition, 4.1 grams of Marijuana and related paraphernalia. He was charged with Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon, Possession of a Firearm while Possessing Drugs and Possession of Marijuana
This initiative was a collaborative effort between the Delaware State Police, Governors Task Force, Probation and Parole, New Castle County Police Department, Department of Corrections and Justice of the Peace Courts.
This combined effort highlights how the cooperation of multiple law enforcement agencies can effectively combat crime which in turn increases the quality of life for the communities we serve.


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Drowning In Student Loans? Move To Maine!

In a bid to attract new residents, Maine has the ultimate incentive for those drowning in student loans; move there and they'll help pay them off.

The catch? You have to make enough money to pay taxes - unless you're a STEM major!

The Educational Opportunity Tax Credit program was originally established in 2008 as a retention tool targeting young professionals living in Maine, which allowed them to use their student loan payments as tax credits.

Thanks to a labor shortage, however, the program's pitch evolved to lure qualified employees to the state.

When you move to Maine, the money you spend toward paying your student loan debt each year is subtracted from your state income taxes.

For instance, if you pay $1,800 toward your loan and owe the state $2,000 in taxes, you'll only end up paying Maine $200. -CNN

"Over time, the employer community spoke out loud and clear that even if 100% of college graduates in Maine chose to stay here and work, that still (wouldn't) fulfill our workforce need," Nate Wildes, engagement director for "Live + Work in Maine," told CNN.

"We need to import people," Wildes said. "We need to attract people from other states for our workforce"

STEM majors, meanwhile, who specialized in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, may even receive money back from Maine:

STEM majors -- who study science, technology, engineering and math -- could even get a check back from the government -- if their loan payoff amount outweighs their taxes. Non-STEM majors fall under a non-refundable tax credit program, which means they'd owe $0 in state taxes under the same scenario. -CNN