From North Cook News
For Marxist terrorist Oscar Lopez-Rivera, “chief bombmaker” and “kingpin” of the Chicago-based cell of Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), the road to justice started on a spring Friday afternoon in Glenview, Illinois.
In May 1981, Glenview police pulled over his 1977 green Buick for a routine traffic violation. Inside, they found a member of the FBI’s Most Wanted List, a man who had been a fugitive from the law for five years.
The FBI missed Lopez-Rivera during a raid of a Milwaukee, Wisconsin FALN hideout in April 1980. …
From the Christian Post
A decision forcing a Christian-owned bed and breakfast to pay a same-sex couple $30,000 for refusing to host their wedding ceremony will stand.
A 3-member panel of the Illinois Human Rights Commission refused to hear an appeal in a decision compelling TimberCreek Bed & Breakfast to pay a fine for declining to host a gay wedding on their property, although they have hosted opposite-sex weddings in the past.
TimberCreek owner Jim Walder told The Christian Post that they took issue with the panel decision and were planning to appeal …
November 3 2008: Barack Obama Elected President
November 3, 2008: Tom Balanoff negotiates sale of Senate seat with Rod Blagojevich
Blagojevich met with a labor union official who said he was in contact with Obama and had suggested his adviser Valerie Jarrett be appointed to the Senate seat.
December 1, 2008: Obama meets Blagojevich in Philadelphia
December 8, 2008: Emanuel called Blagojevich Chief of Staff John Harris again and later told the FBI that Obama said on Dec. 7 that he was concerned about Senate Candidate D being appointed. Someone from the Tribune tells Blagojevich that the …
Judicial Watch had asked the FBI to produce the 302s, pursuant to FOIA, in June 2011. The FBI confirmed the records’ existence in 2012, but denied the request, asserting that the 302s were exempt from disclosure under FOIA Exemption 7(A) because Blagojevich’s criminal case was still ongoing at the time. Judicial Watch filed suit to try to obtain the 302s in May 2016, after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review Blagojevich’s convictions. It closed that initial lawsuit while Blagojevich was being resentenced. Judicial Watch refiled its lawsuit after Blagojevich …
The one-of-its-kind, bill-payment program seeks to avert the nightmare scenario for a state in the worst financial shape in the country: a shutdown of essential services such as employee health insurance, a disruption of prison food supplies or mothballing of state trooper cars in need of fuel and maintenance.
But it comes at a heavy cost with unlimited late-payment fees now approaching 20 percent in some cases for Illinois’ cash-strapped government, whose general obligation (GO) low-investment grade credit ratings are the lowest among U.S. states.
Under the Vendor Support Initiative (VSI) …
(Brietbart Columnist) Shapiro informs security that he has RSVPed as a speaker, as an audience member and as a security member.
He is then directed to some 30 security guards, though no protesters are in sight. He was denied entry.
“I’m wondering why is it so necessary to keep me personally out?” asks Shapiro.
“The bottom line is, it’s private property,” says a security guard, informing Shapiro that he will be arrested if he takes three more steps forward on campus.
“Just to be clear, if I attempt to enter that hall right there, and sit down, just to …
From the Wall St. Journal
Michael Scott: “This is an environment of welcoming and you should just get the hell out of here.”—from “Diversity Day,” aired March 29, 2005
“We have worked for years cultivating a culture of support and inclusiveness. . . . If you do not agree with this statement then please reply to this email with your resignation because you have no place here.”—message to employees from GrubHub CEO Matt Maloney, Nov. 10, 2016
I’d say GrubHub employees now know damn well they better not say anything nice about Trump around the water …
Jan Schakowsky and Bob Creamer are being found out.
From Scot Adams
I’ve been trying to figure out what common trait binds Clinton supporters together. As far as I can tell, the most unifying characteristic is a willingness to bully in all its forms.
If you have a Trump sign in your lawn, they will steal it.
If you have a Trump bumper sticker, they will deface your car.
if you speak of Trump at work you could get fired.
On social media, almost every message I get from a Clinton supporter is a bullying type of message. They insult. They try to shame. …
From the Washington Times
Sen. Ted Cruz called for a “serious criminal investigation” into multiple visits to the White House by Democratic consultant Robert Creamer after undercover videos showed he was involved in hiring protesters to disrupt Donald Trump events.
“Voter fraud operative: 45 meetings w/ Obama—this merits a serious criminal investigation (not a James Comey ‘friends and family’ cover-up),” the Texas Republican tweeted Wednesday, referring to Mr. Comey, FBI director.