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Child Finds A Loaded Gun In John Boehner's Capitol Bathroom

A 7- or 8-year-old boy found a loaded gun in House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) Capitol suite bathroom a little more than a month ago, Roll Call reported on Friday.

The gun, which Roll Call only referred to as a Glock, was reportedly left there on March 24 by a dignitary protection officer.

The incident, however, was not isolated, according to Roll Call. The publication reported that Capitol police have a tendency to leave their guns in the building's restrooms.

On Jan. 29, according to Roll Call, one of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) security guards left a Glock and its magazine jammed into a toilet seat cover holder in a restroom stall at the Capitol's visitor center, where it was found by an employee.


Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Fri May 1, 2015, 07:36 PM (4 replies)

HAPPENING NOW: Thousands of protesters in Baltimore are taking the streets

From US Uncut FB page: HAPPENING NOW: Thousands of protesters in Baltimore are taking the streets to demand convictions for the 6 officers charged with beating and murdering ‪#‎FreddieGray‬. The last two weeks and today's indictments prove that direct action gets the goods.

Share if you demand justice for killer cops!

Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Fri May 1, 2015, 06:17 PM (28 replies)

man who filmed Freddie Grey's arrest arrested tonight

Kevin Moore filmed the police brutally arresting Freddie Gray. That footage went viral and began all of the protests that have been flooding the streets of Baltimore and sweeping the nation ever since. Now, after claiming the police had been harassing and intimidating him after he went public with the footage, Kevin Moore and two members of Cop Watch – Chad Jackson and Tony White – have been arrested tonight in Baltimore.

Chad was in Baltimore from We Cop Watch Ferguson, “to help folks on the ground in Baltimore with Cop Watch efforts,” according to Jacob Crawford of Cop Watch.

Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Fri May 1, 2015, 12:49 AM (55 replies)

Cop Who Arrested Freddie Gray Had Guns Confiscated Over Mental Health

BALTIMORE (AP) — The highest-ranking Baltimore police officer in the arrest that led to Freddie Gray's death was hospitalized in April 2012 over mental health concerns for an unknown duration and had his guns confiscated by local sheriff's deputies, according to records from the sheriff's office and court obtained by The Associated Press.

Lt. Brian Rice, who initially pursued Gray on a Baltimore street when Gray fled after Rice made eye contact April 12, declared three years ago that he "could not continue to go on like this" and threatened to commit an act that was censored in the public version of a report obtained by the AP from the Carroll County, Maryland, Sheriff's Office. Rice lived in the county, about 35 miles northwest of Baltimore. At the time, deputies were responding to a request to check on his welfare by a fellow Baltimore police officer who is the mother of Rice's son.

Deputies reported that Rice appeared "normal and soft spoken" and said he had been seeking "sympathy and attention." But citing "credible information," the deputies confiscated both his official and personal guns, called his commanding officer and transported Rice to the Carroll Hospital Center. The weapons included his .40-caliber police pistol, a 9 mm handgun, an AK-47-style rifle, a .22-caliber rifle and two shotguns.

Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Fri May 1, 2015, 12:41 AM (3 replies)

A complete takedown of the lies spread by the Baltimore PD and Washington Post on Freddie Gray

So many egregious and disturbing lies are being told about Freddie Gray.

One conservative reporter is claiming that Gray severed his spine jumping from a three-story window eluding police and then running full force into a wall. Except even the Baltimore police have claimed they simply spotted him on the street.

Other conservatives literally doctored a lead paint exposure settlement that Gray and his sister received and claimed that it was for a severe spinal injury he received in a car accident.

Perhaps no lie being told, though, is more disturbing than the one the Baltimore police are leaking to/through the Washington Post—that Gray injured himself in the van. It is irresponsible for the Washington Post to advance this lie, and it's corrupt for the Baltimore police to be leaking it to advance a false narrative to protect them.

We will investigate and disprove these lies below.

MORE HERE: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/04/30/1381400/-A-complete-takedown-of-the-lies-spread-by-the-Baltimore-Police-Washington-Post-on-Freddie-Gray?detail=facebook_sf
Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Thu Apr 30, 2015, 02:46 PM (14 replies)

if Bernie Sanders... Why not Jerry Brown?

Bernie is 73.

Brown is 77.

One looks older and one looks younger than their age belies.

One is more liberal than the other, even though Brown has always been considered far more liberal than he really is...

Jerry Brown has done so well in CA that another Republican may never get elected to statewide office again. Yeah, some things I'm not so hot on (the tunnels) but he has really turned the state around after the Gropenator's looting of the treasury. And now he is really getting out there on climate change.

Now if only he can somehow create some cannabis legislation that is comprehensive and does not give the industry away to big ag,tobacco etc..... then we will have the perfect candidate.
Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Thu Apr 30, 2015, 01:48 PM (21 replies)

Rand Paul jumps into the clown car's clown car with both feet in his mouth

Ha ha ha, Obama is looking at these fools and laughing his ass off. "Let's see which ones are truly batshit crazy , let's screw with em a bit".

Rand: I'll Look Into Whether The Military Is Planning To Takeover The Southwest

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said in a recent interview that he'd "look at" a planned U.S. military training exercise that conspiracy theorists believe may be a cover for the implementation of martial law.

Des Moines, Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson asked the Republican presidential candidate in an April 21 interview whether he was up to speed on the training exercise dubbed "Jade Helm" that's scheduled to take place in several southwestern states.

"You know I've gotten a few questions about it on the road and I really don't—" Paul responded. "I'm not sure about exactly what is going on with that."

"It's making some people nervous, but it doesn't take much to make people nervous nowadays," Mickelson said. "If you get a chance to, I'd like to know what the rest of the story is on that."
Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Thu Apr 30, 2015, 01:14 PM (2 replies)

Hillary Expected to Adopt All of Sanders’s Positions by Noon


Hillary Expected to Adopt All of Sanders’s Positions by Noon

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is on pace to adopt rival Bernie Sanders’s positions on all major issues by noon on Thursday, Clinton campaign officials have confirmed.

Within minutes of Sanders’s entry into the Democratic race, Clinton released position papers on trade, income inequality, national defense, and the environment that meticulously aped the Vermont senator’s views on those matters

Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Thu Apr 30, 2015, 11:15 AM (9 replies)

Bar Owner Tells Us Why it is OK to Have 2-Way Mirror in Women’s Bathroom

Ronnie Lottz is the owner of the Illinois bar called Cigars and Stripes, and he has come under fire for having a two-way mirror door in the women’s bathroom that leads to a closet. He defended the door saying that it’s a “gag” and “live art,” but we all know it’s a display of perversion and invasion.

Struggling and relatively unknown comedian Tamale Rocks recorded a video of herself at Cigars and Stripes exploring the door, which has a direct view of the toilet in the women’s bathroom. The view is intrusive and invades patrons’ privacy. It’s mind-blowing that the door isn’t illegal.

When the Huffington Post spoke to Lottz, the bar owner said that he’s keeping the awful door and that Rocks just wants attention.

MORE: http://www.ringoffireradio.com/2015/04/bar-owner-tells-us-why-it-is-ok-to-have-2-way-mirror-in-womens-bathroom/

Really, the guy thinks this is okay?
Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Wed Apr 29, 2015, 06:48 PM (2 replies)

Growing Up Willie On the occasion of his father's 82nd birthday, Lukas Nelson opens up about growing

Growing Up Willie
On the occasion of his father's 82nd birthday, Lukas Nelson opens up about growing up on the road and following in Dad's footsteps.

Like his father, Lukas Nelson's a charmer. When I casually mention my birthday's two days before Willie's on April 29, Lukas asks my age. "Twenty-four?" he guesses. Higher, I tell him. "Higher? Okay, twenty-seven." Not quite, I say giggling more than I should. "My limit is twenty-seven," he says in his faint Austin drawl. "You have a very youthful voice."

You can't help but like Lukas, just as you can't help but love Willie. They share the same soulful, world-weary eyes, the same barely-there, pencil-thin lips. That devilish country boy grin that warns sticking around will get you in trouble. They live for their music. They live to make music. And they're pretty damned good at it, too.

"Last week, we had a secret show with Neil [Young] in San Luis Obispo, then I flew up to Maui to spend time with Dad and Mom, so we were hanging out, then I had this one-off show in the Bahamas playing a wedding with the band," Nelson says. "I flew into Los Angeles this morning, leave tonight to fly to Ft. Lauderdale, then to the Bahamas, back to Maui, then Fresno."

Don't know if you know Lukas or not, but he is the real thing. Seen him many times and is one of my favorite artists. Guy can play that strat and sings like his Daddy but with a rougher edge. This is his year with the new tour with Neil young coming out this summer....

Posted by ghostsinthemachine | Wed Apr 29, 2015, 05:32 PM (5 replies)
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