Last week, Hillary Clinton made a stop in Boston to campaign for Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley. During her 25 minute speech, Clinton said, “Don’t let anybody tell you it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs. You know that old theory, trickle-down economics. That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly.” She then made a statement that her husband “brought arithmetic” to Washington. Continue reading
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By Richard Winger On October 30, Norris Dryer, Green Party nominee for U.S. House, 2nd district, in Knoxville, Tennessee, died. See this obituary. As reported earlier, the Libertarian Party nominee for U.S. Senate in Iowa, Douglas Butzier, also died this month.
By Matt Agorist A witness has a photo showing Hunt smiling as he talked to Cpl. Matthew Schauerhamer and Officer Nicholas Judson before being fatally shot.
Photo From Darrien Hunt’s Facebook Profile
A young black man in Utah was shot six times and killed by police responding to a 911 call. The man was wearing a Japanese anime costume and carried a gift-shop samurai sword.
The state’s autopsy report confirmed that Utah police shot 22-year-old Darrien Hunt six times, including four times in his back.
The report is part of an ongoing investigation into Hunt’s shooting death. The young man was wearing a costume of the “Samurai
By Richard Winger The number of signatures required for Pennsylvania statewide minor party and independent candidates in 2016 will be determined by how many votes are cast in the November 2015 statewide partisan judicial elections. According to this story, there will be three vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court filled in November 2015. The existence of the 2015(More)…
By John Vibes Paramount, CA — 28-year-old Oscar Ramirez was shot and killed this week when he was allegedly attempting to break up a fight in Paramount, California.
The police initially claimed that the man had a gun, and said that a witness reported that one of the people fighting had a gun. However, the police were unable to recover a weapon from the scene of the shooting, even after an entire week of searching.
According to Ramirez’s older brother, Kristian Ramirez, Oscar was shot by police when he was trying to break up a fight between a 14-year-old and a 20-year-old who was armed
A few months back we released our Vault product, and the response has been outstanding. Coinbase is now storing more bitcoin than any company in the world (that we know of).
But since the beginning of Coinbase, we’ve heard some clear feedback from our customers: Coinbase should let customers control their own private keys.
In the wake of MtGox and numerous other hacking incidents, bitcoin users are rightfully cautious about anyone claiming to store their bitcoin securely. At Coinbase, we made a decision early on that for bitcoin to reach mainstream adoption, we would need to provide great security as
By Richard Winger Kentucky has non-partisan judicial elections. On October 29, U.S. District Court Judge Amol Thapar enjoined a Kentucky rule that forbids judicial candidates from “campaigning as a member of a political organization.” Winter v Wolnitzek, eastern district, 2:14cv-119. Kentucky already lost an earlier case against a rule that didn’t permit judicial candidates to mention their party(More)…
By Richard Winger On October 28, John Arnold contributed yet another $1,000,000 to the campaign to pass the top-two initiative in Oregon, and former New York city Mayor Michael Bloomberg contributed another $280,000. This means the two of them, together, have contributed $4,680,000. Arnold lives in Texas and of course, Bloomberg lives in New York.
By Jay Syrmopoulos Las Vegas, Nev. – In June 2014, federal agents suspected a wealthy foreign real estate developer and his associates of operating an illegal gambling operation from a Las Vegas villa in Caesar’s Palace Hotel using online sports books.
Agents disrupted Internet service to the residence, then pretended to be technicians to gain access to the villa with the goal of gathering enough evidence to obtain a search warrant.
One of the men in the group had previously been kicked out of Macau for operating an illegal sports book. This drew the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Nevada Gaming Commission
By John Vibes Austin, TX — Austin police lieutenant Jason Disher was recently suspended for filing false police reports about his girlfriend’s husband and then blocking any other officers from investigating his actions.
Disher fabricated an arrest warrant for a man who was married to a woman that he was having an affair with. He attempted to use his position as a police officer to get his romantic competition out of the picture.
Disher told another officer at his department, Det. Kenneth Nash, about his affair with the woman, but lied and told him that her husband had threatened him during a phone conversation.
Well dear reader that’s about all I can share of my tale, I hope you enjoyed the crazy times life has thrown at me since I escaped the tyranny of the state. If I have inspired just one of you to say ‘no’ to the dictates of tyrants then I feel I have done well. Growing up I would always hear, and also believe that America was number one. When looked at outside of emotion and with the facts in hand, it is clear that America is still number one in a few things. Continue reading
By Richard Winger Virgin Islands election officials are still in a quandry about the upcoming election, given the order of the Virgin Islands Supreme Court of October 24, that ordered that Senator Alicia Hansen’s name be expunged from all ballots, even though early voting had already started three days earlier. See this story.
By Richard Winger According to this story, because of a technicality, South Carolina will not hold a special election for State House, district 114. The November 4 election will fill the seat for the next two years, even though this disenfranchises voters who wish to vote for a Republican. The Republican Party’s only recourse is to find a(More)…