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The reports of a settlement on Sea Island , Georgia, are disturbing on many counts, not the least of which is that the Sea Island ...
by hannah
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 06:30 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
A large organized-crime gang terrorizes a town, its operations mark it as an extortion and protection racket, including kidnapping/hostage taking for ransom, beatings, torture, and murder. All of ...
by mechtheist
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 06:59 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Ahhhh ! We’ve been Hacked by Hackers ! We’ve been Cyber-Attacked and had our Sony Mega-Corporation’s Business Whacked, and a portion of it Sacked ! The Cyber-Clouds are drowning our Profits,
by Leah Sellers
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2014 at 01:50 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Together on Strike Debt Radio the debt-dispatching duo of Mike and Cassie expose the nasty business of Payday Loan shops.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 07:15 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I received a letter from my health insurance provider the other day. As is the usual case, these letters tend to provide information about my account, but this one in particular angered me beyond ...
by WinterOfDiscontent
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Hayden Cooper, a Middle East correspondent for ABC News reports an intelligence scandal in Israel in his article, Israeli soldiers from elite wire-tapping unit refuse to use 'extortion', 'blackmail' ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Sep 13, 2014 at 05:48 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Mike DiSabatino is a "born again Christian" CPA in Camarillo, California. But just like the guy in the well-known Monty Python chartered accountancy sketch , Mike DiSabatino is bored by simple number-
by Cognac Bodine
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 05:31 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
From a piece in The Daily Beast , co-written by Peter Jukes, a.k.a. Brit , and titled, 'Rupert Murdoch's Trouble Has Only Just Begun' : It can now be reported that the FBI has copies of at least 80,...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 53 comments on Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 07:56 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
Rachel Maddow covered this story last night on her MSNBC show. From The Boston Globe : Embattled Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Fisher said Thursday that the Massachusetts Republican Party ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 09:33 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
I admit, I use Facebook as my daily newspaper now. I get the best news, opinions, and things to read there, and have a very diverse group of friends of every theological/intellectual/ideaological ...
by artisanrox
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 06:59 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
What the?? From The New York Times : Mr. Blair, the former prime minister of Britain, offered to act as an “unofficial adviser” to Mr. Murdoch and to Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Mr. ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 01:04 PM PST with 85 Recommends
Legal experts in New Jersey aren't surprised at how quickly area U. S. Attorney Paul Fishman responded to Hoboken mayor Dawn Zimmer's claim that the Chris Christie administration tried to extort her ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 179 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 03:38 PM PST with 283 Recommends
An e-mail came this New Year's Day offering a free bumper sticker which simply read "DEMS 2014". I sincerely hope the DCCC has plans to hit harder than that. Reminding us of what we will be finally ...
by RareBird0
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jan 01, 2014 at 04:55 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Just what exactly constitutes a "domestic enemy" anyway? I would think inciting a conspiracy to hold the US dollar and all it means to our continued way of life for ransom for gains not even ...
by RareBird0
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 12:15 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Can an entire diary be based on a single tweet? When it's from Brit , who's live-tweeting the Hackgate trial, the answer is yes: BREAKING: Crone email to Coulson says Brooks knew over 100 victims ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 09:01 AM PST with 153 Recommends
Please say it can't be so. What this miserable complex of Norquist "totality pledge" signatories and colluding partisan media have put this president through should have made it crystal clear by now ...
by RareBird0
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 03:12 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Teacherken asks us to Consider the Following probably because the topic of legal crime and political extortion has rung a bell. Certainly it did with me. It turns out I've been writing about ...
by hannah
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 05:25 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
From Reuters : Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, two former editors of Rupert Murdoch's now defunct News of the World tabloid, were having an affair at the time their reporters are accused of ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 77 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 10:06 AM PDT with 133 Recommends
From The Guardian: Three former News of the World employees have pleaded guilty to phone hacking charges, an Old Bailey jury was told this afternoon, as part of the opening of the trial of Rebekah ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 11:12 AM PDT with 280 Recommends
Have fun in prison, jerk. From the AP : TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday sentenced former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi to three years in prison for convictions on public corruption, money ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 02:28 PM PDT with 93 Recommends