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Marine Sgt Andrew Tahmooressi

Mexican Judge Orders Release of Jailed Marine

(AP) – A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. Family spokesman Jonathan Franks told The Associated Press on Friday that the judge decided to release retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi (Tah-mor-EE-si). Franks said the judge …

October 31, 2014, 5:21 pm ·

Court: Police Can Force Fingers to Unlock iPhones

(Mac Rumors) – A Circuit Court judge in Virginia has ruled that fingerprints are not protected by the Fifth Amendment, a decision that has clear privacy implications for fingerprint-protected devices like newer iPhones and iPads. According to Judge Steven C. Fucci, while a criminal defendant can’t be compelled to hand over a passcode to police officers for …

October 31, 2014, 5:20 pm ·

Republicans Take Big Lead in Early Vote

(AP) – Republicans are taking a big lead in early voting in Colorado. A report from the Secretary of State on Friday showed that 104,000 more Republicans than Democrats had cast their ballots as the state conducts its first major mail-in election. Voters can also drop off ballots at polling stations and register through Election …

October 31, 2014, 5:17 pm ·
Sharyl Attkisson

Former CBS Reporter Releases Video Showing Feds Hacked Computer

(The Blaze) – Former CBS News Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson — who claims the government hacked her computer, TV and phone while she reported on the Benghazi terror attack — has released a new video showing what could be evidence of the government taking over her computer. “That very night, with [White House spokesman Eric] Schultz, …

October 31, 2014, 5:14 pm ·
Ball and Chain

Anthem Canceling 30,000 Individual Health Policies In Indiana

(Indianapolis Business Journal) - Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is canceling the policies of about 30,000 Hoosiers and asking them to switch over to new health plans that comply with Obamacare’s rules. That change could cause some customers’ premiums to spike while at the same time limiting their choices of hospitals and doctors. For the …

October 31, 2014, 4:12 pm ·
Barack Obama

Obama On Moms Who Stay Home To Raise Kids: ‘That’s Not A Choice We Want Americans To Make’

(Weekly Standard) - During a speech in Rhode Island today, President Obama called for more taxpayer-spending on pre-school in order to “make sure that women are full and equal participants in our economy” and said the following: Sometimes, someone, usually mom, leaves the workplace to stay home with the kids, which then leaves her earning a lower …

October 31, 2014, 3:56 pm ·

Military Sex Survey Draws Complaints

(Navy Times) - Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a new sexual-assault survey that hundreds of thousands have been asked to complete. The survey is conducted every two years. But this year’s version, developed by the Rand Corp., is unusually detailed, including graphically personal questions on sexual acts. …

October 31, 2014, 3:31 pm ·
Illegal Aliens

Three Democrat Reps Send Letter To Illegals – Obama Has Authority To Make All Illegals Legal

(RT) - With November midterms just days away, the Democrats appear to be fishing for the Hispanic vote as the House Minority Leader called on President Obama to not only end deportations of illegals, but let their families enter as well. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives, along with Democratic lawmakers Zoe Lofgren and …

October 31, 2014, 3:17 pm ·
kaci hickox

Court Orders Movement Restrictions On Maine Nurse Over Ebola Fears

(RT) - A District Court judge in Maine has authorized an order restricting the movements of a nurse who recently returned to the area from West Africa over fears that she might spread the deadly Ebola virus. In response to a request filed earlier this week by state officials, District Court Chief Judge Charles LaVerdiere wrote …

October 31, 2014, 3:03 pm ·
Dan Bongino

Ex-Obama Secret Service Agent ‘On Verge of Huge Upset’

Running for Congress in blue state against policies of old boss (WND) – Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent for President Obama, says that with only days until the election, he and his team have done all they can to win Maryland’s Sixth District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, and he believes …

October 31, 2014, 2:32 pm ·

Marines Investigate Islamic State Leaflets Found At Quantico Base

(The Washington Times) - An investigation is underway at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia over possible Islamic State propaganda found in the town. A government employee found leaflets that read in Arabic, “We are here from Mexico and came by train,” base spokesman Maj. Andrew J. Bormann toldMarine Corps Times on Friday. The reverse image …

October 31, 2014, 2:14 pm ·
Harry Reid

Dem Senate Candidate Starts Petition To Remove Reid As Leader

(The Hill) - South Dakota Democratic Senate contender Rick Weiland is launching a petition calling for the replacement of Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) as majority leader. “This is a fight I intend to continue no matter how long it takes,” Weiland said in a statement, “because it is a fight for the new leadership the Congress …

October 31, 2014, 2:06 pm ·
Eric Holder

Ferguson Police Chief Slams Eric Holder

(Daily Caller) - Ferguson, Missouri police chief Tom Jackson is hitting back at Attorney General Eric Holder who recently called for “wholesale change” at the Ferguson police department. “I think he’s about to leave office and needs to say he accomplished something in Ferguson,” Jackson told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday. “Right now, I’m low-hanging …

October 31, 2014, 1:54 pm ·

DOJ’s Fast And Furious Prequel: Failed Grenade-Running Operation

(Judicial Watch) - The Obama Justice Department endangered public safety by allowing a renowned weapons smuggler to continue working for Mexican drug cartels even after the agency had more than enough evidence to indict him, according to a federal audit made public this week. As if this weren’t bad enough, the case is all the more outrageous …

October 31, 2014, 1:41 pm ·
Vladimir Putin

Schlafly: Russian Nukes On U.S. Island

(Eagle Forum) – While the world was distracted by Russia’s incursions into Eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin was quietly making a provocative move that could lead to a direct confrontation with the United States. The Russian Navy sent a ship to plant a flag on remote Wrangel Island, about 300 miles northwest of Point …

October 31, 2014, 1:39 pm ·

EPA Director on Environmental Laws: ‘Enforcement Really is Democracy in Action’

(CNS News) – EPA Director Gina McCarthy has praised environmental lawyers for their work, telling them “enforcement really is democracy in action.” “When I think about how effective we’ve been I keep coming back to the same reason for that effectiveness, it’s because our laws have teeth, it’s because EPA is empowered to enforce them,” …

October 31, 2014, 11:53 am ·
Election Vote HEre

8 Desperation Moves from Democrats That Show They’ll Be Crushed on Tuesday

(Breitbart) – On Friday, Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA), in an act of pure political desperation, has now labeled her own constituency racist and sexist. “I’ll be very, very honest with you,” Landrieu said. “The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans. It’s been a difficult time for the president to present himself in …

October 31, 2014, 11:51 am ·
Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush: Obama’s Untrustworthiness Led to Rise of ISIS

(Newsmax) – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush directly blamed the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) forces and other crises in the Middle East on a widespread lack of trust in President Barack Obama’s statements. “A president’s word matters,” Bush said at a dinner for the American Federation for Children and the Alliance for School …

October 31, 2014, 11:48 am ·

Report: DHS Employees Put $30,000 Worth of Starbucks on Government Credit Card

Several purchases were for just under the $3,000 “micropurchase” threshold, which means they can avoid scrutiny (Washington Post) – Federal employees who are issued so-called purchase cards are permitted to spend up to $3,000 — known as “micropurchases” — and do not have to disclose those purchases publicly. A House Oversight subcommittee held a congressional …

October 31, 2014, 11:38 am ·