Exactly 400 days after Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times, killing him, Chicago police released a video of the shooting. On the same day, Tuesday, Cook County prosecutor Anita Alvarez also charged the police officer with first degree murder.
The criminals saw their opportunity and they took it. As this scam is exposed it may reach all the way to the top.
One question that has been hovering in the background of Hillary Clinton's e-mail scandal is whether she allowed classified information to be viewed by anyone without proper clearance. On Wednesday, that question was moved to the forefront when the Senate Judiciary Chairman sent a letter to a former Clinton aide who sorted the e-mails for deletion. He wants to know whether that aide possessed the appropriate clearance to view the hundreds of e-mails which are now known to have been classified.
Officials at the Justice Department and certain regulatory agencies have turned their attention to the dietary supplements industry, filing multiple charges against numerous companies over false claims that they have made regarding their products. While the effort is rightfully being applauded by the public, as consumers have the right to know what is in the products they purchase, it highlights the double standard set for the supplement industry versus Big Pharma and companies like Monsanto.
Within hours of the shooting of Jamar Clark by Minnesota police early Sunday morning, revolutionary groups NAACP and Black Lives Matter had rounded up an estimated 300 people and sufficiently aroused them to block the highway. Every element was in place to turn an ordinary arrest into a cause célèbre, to promote distrust of local police and support for a national/federal police force. by Bob Adelmann
During her tenure as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton stored classified information on her unsecured, unauthorized, private e-mail server. Though she has steadfastly maintained that she "never sent or received any e-mail that was deemed classified, that was marked classified," the evidence says otherwise.
Statistics for NICS firearm background checks reported by the FBI on its website indicate that the system initiated 1,795,102 such checks in September, setting a record for that month. Another new record was set in October, with 1,976,759 background checks, which was 373,290 more than October 2014, a 23-percent increase.
In the year since the Ferguson riots, public sentiment toward law enforcement has deteriorated. At the same time, violent crime has risen in many of America's cities which had been seeing those numbers decline. The "Ferguson effect" has changed both the level of violent crime and the way law enforcement deals with it. And citizens in America's cities are paying for it.
In its attempt to get to the bottom of the Tea Party targeting scandal, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee introduced articles of impeachment on Tuesday against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen for lying, stalling, and deceiving Congress.
With his recent remarks on the often violent Black Lives Matter movement, critics say that Barack Obama has defended the indefensible.
Though the Department of Justice has declared that the IRS and its former executive Lois Lerner have been cleared of any wrongdoing related to the Tea Party targeting scandal, some question the validity of the Justice Department’s investigation.