Saturday, October 22, 2016

Arrests in Baltimore for illegal guns often lead to dropped charges or little jail time

The Baltimore Sun reports:
As Baltimore police and prosecutors race to tamp down a sustained spike in violence, many of the charges against people caught with illegal guns aren't sticking, or defendants are only jailed for a fraction of their sentence.

About one-quarter of such gun cases are dropped before defendants go to trial, according to a Baltimore Sun analysis. Even when convicted of illegally possessing a firearm, prosecutors say defendants are sentenced, on average, to 16 months in jail with a substantial portion of their sentences suspended.

At the same time, police data shows that fewer people arrested with illegal guns are ordered held without bail.

In one case, a 23-year-old man was granted bail after his arrest in the city with a fully loaded revolver and is now accused of fatally stabbing a man in Baltimore County five days after his release. The arrestee had a felony record and faced a mandatory five years in prison on the gun charge.
Progressives are most concerned about taking away guns from white people who follow laws.

EXCLUSIVE: Gov’t Utility Steeped In Potential Fraud Plans On Hiding Docs From Congress, Source Says

The Daily Caller

FBI File of Chicago Mob Figure Shows Financial Contributions to Mayor Richard M. Daley. Alderman Fred Roti's File Goes Online.

The FBI has released some of Alderman Fred Roti's FBI file. It appears Mayor Richard M. Daley and Alderman Fred Roti ("made member" of Chicago Mob) had "financial contribution ties". It appears that the Justice Department by 1999 , no longer believed Alderman Roti was just an associate of organized crime (check pages 27 and 47 of the 1999 RICO indictment). This makes Mayor Daley a known associate of organized crime for accepting Roti's money. Here's the FBI file.

WikiLeaks RELEASE: The Podesta Emails Part 15

Russell Simmons Yells Racism Days Before Election

Russell Simmons waits until now to yell racism.

Reuters projects Clinton will win with 326 electoral votes

Department of Justice: Chicago Held An Election With 100,000 fraudulent Votes (10 percent of all votes in the city) had been cast.


Trump Leads In Major Poll

Professor stands by prediction that Trump will win

Tim Kaine: Don't Give Illegal Immigrants a Dime

Memo to High School Seniors: The Economic Case for Not Leaving Home

Tea Party Economist reports:
Dear High School Senior:

If you do not leave home after high school, you can save a lot of money. So can your parents.

Parents worry about boomerang kids. The parents send them off to college for $100,000 (after-tax money), and then the kids come back home to live after graduation. They can’t find jobs. This is bad psychologically for the kids and the parents.

Here is how you and your parents can avoid this: don’t leave home after high school. Don’t ask them to toss you as a $100,000 boomerang.

You can quiz out of the first two years of college by using CLEP exams and DSST exams. This will cost about $2,000. Buy textbooks used or get them through inter-library loan for free. You can easily pass one six-credit CLEP every six weeks. If you start on the day after you graduate, by the time you would normally be returning to college as a sophomore, you will be a junior.

An article well worth your time.

Survey: 70% of Economists Believe Fed’s Political Donations Undermine Its Independence

The Washington Free Beacon reports:
A majority of economists—70.6 percent—believe that the Federal Reserve’s policy makers political campaign donations undermine the Fed’s independence, according to a survey of economists by the Wall Street Journal.

Fed governor Lael Brainard, who makes decisions on monetary policy, gave $750 in three contributions to Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
America's most corrupt institution in the news.

ProPublica – Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable Web Tracking


How to Save Video From YouTube

Jeff Beck - Loud Hailer

White House Responds to Project Veritas Action Videos

Australia Admits Gun Buyback Failure, Announces Amnesty

Bearing Arms and Reuters reports:
The Australian government has begrudging and indirectly admitted the failure of their strict gun control laws, which included a gun buyback scheme that has been ignored by hundreds of thousands of citizens.

In a desperate attempt to get guns out of the hands of citizens who refuse to give them up, the Justice Minister has lamely offered an amnesty that amounts to whining, “won’t you please hand over your liberty?”
Hillary is for amnesty of a different kind.

THE HISTORY OF THE TURKISH AND OTTOMAN EMPIRE - Discovery History Ancient Culture (full documentary)

He’s With Her: Inside Paul Ryan’s Months-Long Campaign to Elect Hillary Clinton President


New study surveys Americans' opinion on socialism

Donald Trump gains on Hillary Clinton, poll shows ‘rigged’ message resonates


Wikileaks warns Democratic Party chief and Clinton running mate: 'We have a surprise in store'

The Daily Mail

Wheelchair-bound teen shames anthem protesters

The New York Post

Socialism’s Community Organizers: Training Grounds of the Lunatic Left

Professor Thomas DiLorzeno

Is Hillary Clinton strong enough to throw out the first pitch on opening day ?

Bill Clinton asked to be joined by a "young Latina celeb" on the campaign trail, per @Wikileaks email

Eating plenty of fruit and veggies may not lessen risks tied to meat-heavy diets

The United States Of Refugees


Episcopalian Girls From Greenwich, CT Doesn't Seem to Be The Suspects. Teens Steal Over $13K In iPhones From Natick Apple Store In ‘Flash Mob’ Robbery.

CBS News

A Puppet: Leftist Josh Marshall Comes Up With Appropriate Photo to Describe Himself On Twitter.

What would Democrat party operatives with bylines be without a real image? The Democrat party: from Andrew Jackson to PBS-linked Kermit the frog.

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