A Message From Lucianne  

S-CR-TEO

S-ADI-01






ST-GC
   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


B-CR-TEO
Feds Keeping Homeland Secure with
Fake Sex-Trafficking Busts

Reason, by Elizabeth Nolan Brown

Original Article

Posted By:zoidberg, 11/1/2017 3:34:01 PM

As America debates how to handle terrorist attacks like the one in New York City yesterday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI are busy helping small-town police arrest people for prostitution and marijuana. In Louisiana this week, the FBI helped arrest—and publicly ridicule—57 men who responded to fake (adult) prostitution ads. Meanwhile in North Carolina, DHS has pitched in to help round-up people with small amounts of marijuana or cocaine on them. Local media described the DHS efforts as a "human trafficking case." But the only offenses any suspects were arrested for were drug possession

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: web, 11/1/2017 4:41:11 PM     (No. 11437726)

I guess the FBI and Homeland Security don´t have any real human trafficking or terrorist crimes to investigate.

I must object to the author comparing the sheriff to "disgraced Arizonan Sheriff Joe Arpaio," however. Arpaio is not disgraced in any way. He enforced the law, and was persecuted and prosecuted by the feds for doing his job. If only more American law enforcement would do the same.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    42 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 11/2/2017 4:57:47 AM     (No. 11438211)

It´s time to get rid of DHS. Clearly they are a domestic spying organization. Getting Border Control out from under DHS will allow Border Control to do their job.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    29 persons like this.


   

 

    
R-LU-C1-New-Sek
R-LU-C1-New-Sek
  


 

Post Reply   Close thread 926968




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "zoidberg"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "zoidberg"



Comey to teach course on ethical
leadership for College of
William & Mary
Washington Post, by Nick Anderson    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 1/19/2018 8:10:19     Post Reply
Former FBI director James B. Comey is joining the faculty of his alma mater, the College of William & Mary, and plans to teach a course on ethical leadership at the school’s Washington center starting in the fall. Comey, whom President Trump fired last year, will have a nontenured position as an executive professor in education, the school announced Friday. His course will be offered through the W&M Washington Center to students of the public college based in Williamsburg, Va. Comey will teach the course in fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019 with executive assistant professor Drew Stelljes.

Does the California Model
Really Work?
Tribune Content Agency, by Jonah Goldberg    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 1/19/2018 7:54:36     Post Reply
The alleged success of the California model is one of the more intense controversies in the nerdier corners of public-policy debate. For many progressives, California’s metastasizing liberalism proves you can have Scandinavian-style social policies and tax rates and still have robust economic growth. For conservatives, California is like a bumblebee. On paper, the damn thing shouldn’t be able to fly — and yet it does. Thus the cottage industry on the right of prophesizing California’s inevitable demise. What’s always bothered me about the whole argument is how it leaves out important factors. For me, the biggest one was always geography

Rand Paul: ´We don´t have money to
spend´ for Trump´s border wall
The Hill, by Brett Samuels    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 1/11/2018 9:14:15     Post Reply
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Wednesday that while he supports additional barriers at the U.S.-Mexico border, he believes some of the estimated costs for President Trump’s border wall are too high to justify. "I remain a fiscal conservative, even on the wall, so I’m not excited about spending $20, $30, $40 billion on a wall. I’m still a believer that we don’t have money to spend. We’re $700 billion in the hole,” Paul said on CNN.  “And while I will vote for money for barriers, I’m not voting for $40 billion for barriers,” Paul added.  A report last week detailed Trump’s

America´s Whiniest Ex-Sheriff
Announces Senate Run
Reason, by C.J. Ciaramella    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 1/9/2018 2:13:43     Post Reply
A bit more than a year after voters booted him out of office, former Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced he´s running for the U.S. Senate. The 85-year-old Arizonan—an unrepentant birther, nativist, and whiny baby—told the Washington Examiner that he will run on a platform of supporting the agenda of President Donald Trump, who pardoned Arpaio last year after a federal judge held the ex-sheriff in criminal contempt. "I have a lot to offer. I´m a big supporter of President Trump," Arpaio told the paper. "I´m going to have to work hard; you don´t take anything for granted.

   

 

R-TA-Wide_2
  


 
Rebellious Jurors Make the World
a Better Place
Reason, by J.D. Tuccille    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 12/12/2017 10:20:32     Post Reply
After criticism by some local officials of a new program that refers people caught with four ounces or less of marijuana for fines and community service, El Paso, Texas, Police Chief Greg Allen turned out to be a surprise defender of bypassing the usual criminal justice rigmarole of booking, mug shots, and jails. While careful to emphasize that he´s no fan of drug legalization, Allen says it´s a waste of his officers´ time to put hours into an "an arrest that has no end result of a conviction because of jury nullification."

Trump Puts Fact Ahead of
Fiction in Israel
Tribune Content Agency, by Jonah Goldberg    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 12/8/2017 9:11:29     Post Reply
The most exhausting thing about the Middle East — except for the bloodshed, poverty, tyranny, etc. — is that it refuses to conform to how it’s described in the West. It’s like journalists, diplomats, and politicians want to announce a football game, but the players keep insisting on playing rugby. The field looks similar. The scoring isn’t all that different. It’s just a different game. But don’t tell the gang in the booth. (Snip)Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The Knesset, Israel’s parliament, convenes there. Israelis call it their capital for the same reason they claim two plus two equals

Global Temperature Increases Are
Lower and Slower, Says New Study
Reason, by Ronald Bailey    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 12/5/2017 10:55:05     Post Reply
A new study using more than 38 years satellite and weather balloon temperature data hypothesizes that global temperatures are going up more slowly than projected by most climate models. And right on time, these results were challenged by other researchers who defend the scientific climate consensus as embodied in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports. The new study done by University of Alabama in Huntsville climatologists John Christy and Richard McNider published in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Atmospheric Science argues consensus models may not have accurately captured how storms in the tropics expel excess heat back into space and/or that they have failed to

Taming the Imperial Presidency
National Review, by Jay Cost    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 12/4/2017 9:05:38     Post Reply
I have a new ritual on Sunday mornings. I wake up, get my coffee, fire up Twitter, and check in on the mental health of the pundit class. More often than not, President Donald Trump has tweeted something that outrages a whole mess of people, and the fallout can last for hours on end. Part of me is amused by this. It is pretty clear that one of the purposes of Trump’s Twitter feed is to drive people crazy, and for the life of me, I don’t know why people rush to take the bait.

A Bipartisan Tradition of Enabling
Spendaholics
Reason, by Veronique de Rugy    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 11/30/2017 10:58:35     Post Reply
Our national debt is $20.5 trillion and heading to $30 trillion by 2030. You´d think that this would be a wake-up call for Republicans, who control all three branches of government, to finally take spending seriously. Instead, they want to get rid of the spending caps meant to constrain lawmakers´ uncontrollable appetite to spend. The spending caps were implemented as part of the Budget Control Act of 2011. The deal itself was the result of a vigorous debt ceiling battle between those who wanted the unconditional ability to raise the debt limit and those who called for fiscal discipline going

   

 

Lock-17


 
Yes, Deficits Still Matter
National Review, by Kevin D. Williamson    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 11/22/2017 9:12:24     Post Reply
There’s a lot not to like about the current Republican tax proposal, beginning with its effect on the debt, to which it will add about $1.3 trillion according to current estimates. It is becoming something of an unfortunate tradition in American politics that deficits only matter to the party out of power. Republicans wailed and moaned about the Obama-Pelosi-Reid deficits and, to their credit, reduced them when they came to power in Congress. But having whiffed on health-care reform and much else toward which they have turned their increasingly addled, muddled, and unample attention, they are desperate to pass some

Trump’s ‘Great Relationship’ With
a Vicious Drug Warrior
Creators Syndicate, by Jacob Sullum    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 11/16/2017 1:55:49     Post Reply
When Maximo Garcia heard that he was on a list of local drug suspects in Mayombo, he tried to clear his name with the police chief, explaining that he no longer used drugs and had never sold them. Four days later, the Philippine news site Rappler reports, a masked gunman shot up Garcia´s house as he and his family were eating lunch, wounding him and killing his 5-year-old granddaughter. So it goes in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte´s war on drugs, which has claimed somewhere between 7,000 and 13,000 lives since he took office in June 2016. Although Duterte´s bloody crusade

Praying for a Sessions Write-In
Candidacy
National Review, by Ben Shapiro    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 11/14/2017 5:18:19     Post Reply
Was a 14-year-old girl molested by Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore, or is she lying? It’s a yes-or-no question. Was a 16-year-old girl sexually assaulted by Moore, or is she lying? Again, it’s a yes-or-no question. Finally, do you believe that there are conditions under which a child molester should sit in the United States Senate? Again, this question is binary. Yet many conservatives seem to be seeking a third answer to all three of these questions, mostly to avoid giving straight answers. Let’s begin with the first question: Did Roy Moore molest a 14-year-old girl?



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



A Bombshell House Intelligence report
exposing extensive FISA abuse could lead
to the removal of senior government officials

53 replie(s)
SaraCarter.com, by Sara Carter    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 1/18/2018 7:25:20 PM     Post Reply
A review of a classified document outlining what is described as extensive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act abuse was made available to all House members Thursday and the revelations could lead to the removal of senior officials in the FBI and Department of Justice, several sources with knowledge of the document stated. These sources say the report is “explosive,” stating they would not be surprised if it leads to the end of Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel investigation into President Trump and his associates. The House Intelligence Committee passed the motion along party lines Thursday to make the classified report alleging extensive

Shutdown showdown: White House says
it won’t negotiate with Senate Dems

51 replie(s)
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 1/20/2018 12:45:34 AM     Post Reply
The White House says it will not negotiate with the Democrats on immigration until the end of the federal government shutdown. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says in a statement that, “We will not negotiate the status of unlawful immigrants while Democrats hold our lawful citizens hostage over their reckless demands.” She adds, “When Democrats start paying our armed forces and first responders we will reopen negotiations on immigration reform.” The government shut down at midnight after Congress failed to pass a spending deal. Sanders says, “Senate Democrats own the Schumer Shutdown,” adding,

   

 

R-LJ
  


 
Mr. President, stop attacking the press
44 replie(s)
Washington Post, by John McCain    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 1/18/2018 7:35:35 PM     Post Reply
After leaving office, President Ronald Reagan created the Ronald Reagan Freedom Award to recognize individuals who have fought to spread liberty worldwide. Nancy Reagan continued the tradition after her husband’s death, and in 2008 she bestowed the honor on human rights icon Natan Sharansky, who credited Reagan’s strong defense of freedom for his own survival in Soviet gulags. Reagan recognized that as leader of the free world, his words carried enormous weight, and he used it to inspire the unprecedented spread of democracy around the world. President Donald Trump does not seem to understand that his rhetoric and actions reverberate in

´Sh*t is About to Hit the Fan: Ex-Secret
Service Agent Warns ‘Devastating’
FISA Memo Set To ‘Expose’ Obama

38 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Joshua Caplan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 1/18/2018 9:54:48 PM     Post Reply
The House Intel panel’s passage of New York Republican Rep. Peter King’s motion to release the FISA abuse memo to fellow House members has rocked Washington, D.C. (Photo) Lawmakers from Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) to Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) have called for the classified memo’s immediate release. According to Fox News contributor Sara Carter, the contents of the memo are so “explosive,” that it could end special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe once and for all.Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino warned the release of the FISA report will destroy the image of his former boss Barack Obama.“Take it to

California Democrats want businesses to
give half their tax-cut savings to state

34 replie(s)
San Francisco Chronicle, by Melody Gutierrez    Original Article
Posted By: poster- 1/18/2018 8:17:44 PM     Post Reply
California lawmakers are targeting the expected windfall companies in the state would see under the federal tax overhaul with a bill that would require businesses to turn over half to the state. A proposed Assembly Constitutional Amendment by Assemblymen Kevin McCarty, D -Sacramento and Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, would create a tax surcharge on California companies making more than $1 million so that half of their federal tax cut would instead go to programs that benefit low-income and middle class families.

Comey to teach course on ethical
leadership for College of
William & Mary

34 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Nick Anderson    Original Article
Posted By: zoidberg- 1/19/2018 8:10:19 AM     Post Reply
Former FBI director James B. Comey is joining the faculty of his alma mater, the College of William & Mary, and plans to teach a course on ethical leadership at the school’s Washington center starting in the fall. Comey, whom President Trump fired last year, will have a nontenured position as an executive professor in education, the school announced Friday. His course will be offered through the W&M Washington Center to students of the public college based in Williamsburg, Va. Comey will teach the course in fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019 with executive assistant professor Drew Stelljes.

Justin Trudeau Puts Pro-Lifers
on Notice that Their Views
Won´t Be Tolerated in Public

34 replie(s)
PJ Media, by John Ellis    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 1/19/2018 12:16:47 PM     Post Reply
During his town hall tour across Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given explicit notice to pro-life Canadians that their beliefs on abortion make them second-class citizens. (Snip) According to the article, Trudeau warned that "an organization that has the explicit purpose of restricting women´s rights by removing rights to abortion, the right for women to control their own bodies, is not in line with where we are as a government and quite frankly where we are as a society." According to Trudeau, his tongue-lashing of pro-life groups was prompted by responses to a change to who can receive grants as

   

 



 
Vowing to ´rip´ Trump ´a new one,´
Obama´s ex-presidency devolves
into third-world coup plotting

33 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Monica Showalter    Original Article
Posted By: PageTurner- 1/19/2018 9:49:57 AM     Post Reply
Far from content living his golden years on the $400,000 speech and lecture circuit of other former presidents, President Obama has been busy with clawing back for his old power. He´s actually covertly plotting to oust his democratically elected successor, President Trump, vowing to his associates to "rip him a new one," in the 2018 midterm elections. Seems he´s not all that interested in watching his youngest daughter grow up. That´s the word from DCWhispers, which reports that Obama´s Kalorama mansion, in the heart of the capital´s most tony district, is the center of significant comings and goings among the Obamatons,

House Committee Document Could Mean
Trouble for Anti-Trump "Deep-Statists"

30 replie(s)
Power Line, by Paul Mirengoff    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 1/19/2018 4:37:31 AM     Post Reply
Sara Carter reports on a classified document that was released to all members of the House today. The document seems to be a compilation of information, prepared by House intelligence committee staff, relating to the anti-Trump dossier, the FBI, the warrant to conduct surveillance on members of the Trump campaign, and the use of that warrant. Carter calls the document a bombshell. Her sources say its revelations might lead to the removal of senior officials in the FBI and Department of Justice, and perhaps even the criminal prosecution of some. They also say, less plausibly, that the revelations could lead to

´I will find your wife and f**k her´: Jets wide
receiver Robby Anderson arrested for threatening
to sexually assault a cop´s wife after driving 105
in a 45 mph zone for his second arrest in a year

29 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Jessica Finn    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 1/19/2018 4:36:34 PM     Post Reply
For the second time in less than a year, New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was arrested in Florida, and this time, cops say, he threatened to sexually assault the arresting officer´s wife. Anderson, 24, who was arrested at around 2:15am for going 105 miles-per-hour in a 45 zone, was placed in the back of the police vehicle and ´stated that when he got out he was going to find (the officer´s) wife, f--k her and n-t in her eye,´ according to the the police report with the Broward County Sheriff´s Office. According to the Daily News, the police

Republicans are lining up to view the
classified FISA abuse memo, while
Democrats choose to stay in the dark

29 replie(s)
SaraCarter.com, by Sara Carter    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 1/19/2018 9:28:55 PM     Post Reply
More than 130 congressional members have viewed the classified four-page memo detailing what senior government officials describe as “disturbing and explosive” surveillance abuse by employees of the FBI and Department of Justice under the Obama administration against President Trump and members of his campaign. But almost all of them were Republicans. Since the document was released Thursday to House members “only Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have seen it,” a congressional source with knowledge of the memo said. (Snip) Congressional officials expect the classified memo to be made available to the public before the end of the month. In order to

Graham calls Tom Cotton ‘the
Steve King of the Senate´

28 replie(s)
The Hill [Washington, DC], by Max Greenwood    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 1/19/2018 1:42:28 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Friday that Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) has become "sort of the Steve King of the Senate," a reference to one of the House´s most ardent immigration hardliners. In an interview with MSNBC, Graham, who has advocated for legislative protections for young, undocumented immigrants, rejected the notion of ending family-based immigration in exchange for enshrining the protections of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program into law. A proposal by Cotton and Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) seeks to end so-called chain migration, which allows U.S. citizens and permanent residents to sponsor family members abroad to

   

Post Reply   Close thread 926968





Recommended Trending videos


Sek-Float


Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2015 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS