Archive | January, 2015

Press Freedom On The Decline In Hong Kong

31 Jan

JONATHAN TURLEY

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor

Flag_of_the_People's_Republic_of_ChinaAn unfortunate result of the “Occupy” movement in Hong Kong has made freedom of the press one of the casualties.

Unlike other large cities and China generally, Hong Kong reporters enjoy considerable latitude comparatively but there are indications that even this is suffering erosion. Reports are emerging from journalists and other news and civil rights NGOs that Chinese authorities are beginning to import their restrictions into the former British Colony, where formerly the national government had allowed some deference due to the long standing culture and western traditions of the “special administrative region.”

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Report: ISIS killing spree of throwing gay men off of buildings continues

30 Jan

Taxpayers paid $225,756 for Senator Hillary Clinton’s private plane trips

30 Jan

Fellowship of the Minds

Faces of Hillary

Jonathan Allen reports for Bloomberg, Jan. 29, 2015, that during her 8 years as a U.S. senator (D-NY), Hillary Clinton took more than 200 privately chartered flights at taxpayers’ expense, to the tune of $225,756.

More troubling is the fact that for some of those private plane trips, she used the jets ofcorporations and major campaign donors. So much for Hillary being for the poor and the little people.

Clinton, 67, the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, reported the travel in official filings with the Senate. While there is no evidence Hillary’s Senate trips, which ranged in cost from less than $200 to upwards of $3,000 per flight, ran afoul of Senate rules, some senatorsdon’t charter private flights at all. Others, like Hillary, do. Their privately chartered flights in just one year — 2013 — cost taxpayers $1 million, according to a report in

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner previews ‘right-to-work zones’ as first-year priority

30 Jan

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner previews ‘right-to-work zones’ as first-year priority

Denver Police Search For Shooting Suspect That Goes By ‘Baby Obama’

30 Jan

Denver Police Search For Shooting Suspect That Goes By ‘Baby Obama’ « CBS Denver

Figures. Obama State Dept. Meets with Muslim Brotherhood to Strategize How to Rid Egypt of Pro-Christian Prez

29 Jan

Figures. Obama State Dept. Meets with Muslim Brotherhood to Strategize How to Rid Egypt of Pro-Christian Prez

Military Mocks Obama Birth Certificate Fraud

28 Jan

Military Mocks Obama Birth Certificate Fraud

It would be hilarious if these legal cases erupted for the next 2 years.