James Comey under criminal investigation
Federal prosecutors in Washington are investigating a years-old leak of classified information about a Russian intelligence document, and they appear to be focusing on whether the former F.B.I. director James B. Comey illegally provided details to reporters, according to people familiar with the inquiry.
The case is the second time the Justice Department has investigated leaks potentially involving Mr. Comey, a frequent target of President Trump, who has repeatedly called him a “leaker.” …The document played a key role in Mr. Comey’s decision to sideline the Justice Department and announce in July 2016 that the F.B.I. would not recommend that Hillary Clinton face charges in her use of a private email server to conduct government business while secretary of state….
The Justice Department’s inspector general, who had examined Mr. Comey’s conduct and referred his findings to prosecutors in New York, concluded that Mr. Comey violated F.B.I. policy. …
Whether the document was fake remains an open question.
I read it here
School-to-prison pipeline is back in session
While taking groceries in
3:41 p.m. Tuesday 01-14-2020 — Officers responded to a west side residence reference a report of a stolen auto. The victim explained that they were unloading their vehicle after shopping and left the garage door open with their keys and personal belongings inside the vehicle. Approximately thirty minutes later the spouse arrived home and noted that the vehicle was missing. The suspects (two males) attempted to use the victim’s credit cards at a local shopping mall. Investigation continuing.
Car thieves up bright and early
7:56 AM Saturday 01/11/2020 – 3500 block Manchester Rd.An unlocked SUV with garage door opener inside was parked in the driveway of a Manchester Rd. home Saturday morning. The door from the attached garage into the house was also unlocked.
When family members awoke, the SUV was gone as were several wallets that had been inside the home. The father quickly canceled credit cards after learning the burglar (s) had already been using them to make, or attempt to make, purchases.
The stolen SUV was located Saturday night in a Brittany Place parking lot.
15 kids arrested in DecemberLast month, 56 were reported stolen. Of that number, 54 had keys in them, or had keys easily accessible to criminals. There were 29 (of the 56) that were unlocked and running at the time they were taken.In December, the MPD arrested 13 juveniles, two 17-year-olds, and three adults on tentative auto theft related charges.
Monthly Archives: December 2019
NBC News’ Chuck Todd suggests Trump voters ‘want to be lied to,’ believe in ‘fairy tales’ like Noah’s Ark | Fox News
Chuck Todd is a piece of work. An arrogant ass. Competing with Rachel Maddow, Chris Cuomo, and Don Lemon for most dishonest purveyor of news. Worse, he pretends to be a straight news man. Can’t hold a candle to Chris … Continue reading
Texas church shooting: Security member who shot gunman was a former reserve deputy and firearms instructor – CNN
Blaska Policy Werkes repeats its assertion that “No Firearms” signs are false advertising unless the premises are secured by airport-level screening. Yet, we have in Madison WI school board members who would ban armed, trained police resource officers from our … Continue reading
“Is Dis a System?” What do our liberal, progressive, and socialist acquaintances do when they lose? They cry “No Fair!” and vow to Change The System, of course! Like the Trump Resistance everywhere, the New York Times insists the System Ain’t … Continue reading
Can you spell apathy? Only 2 candidates for 3 school board seats! What a contrast with a year ago, when 10 candidates filed for 3 seats on Madison’s Board of Education (one of whom dropped out after filing paperwork), necessitating … Continue reading
Rachel Maddow, film-flam queen Let one of the late-night Jimmys make a joke at Donald Trump’s expense and expect to see it referenced on CNN’s website the next morning. Let Chris Cuomo switch away from a guest and see it … Continue reading