Former Florida Republican Chairman Jim Greer Pleads Guilty to Theft and Money Laundering

February 11, 2013

“He could be sentenced to a minimum of 3 ½ years and a maximum of 35 years in prison at his March 27 sentencing.”

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Esquire: Navy SEAL Who Killed bin Laden Lost Health Insurance After Leaving the Military

February 11, 2013

“But the Shooter will discover soon enough that when he leaves after sixteen years in the Navy, his body filled with scar tissue, arthritis, tendonitis, eye damage, and blown disks, here is what he gets from his employer and a grateful nation: Nothing. No pension, no health care, and no protection for himself or his family.”

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Man Who Killed Osama bin Laden Gives First Interview to Esquire Magazine

February 11, 2013

“The Shooter doesn’t care about that. “I’m not religious, but I always felt I was put on the earth to do something specific. After that mission, I knew what it was.””

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Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) Will Oppose the Nominations of John Brennan and Chuck Hagel

February 11, 2013

“Until there are answers regarding the terrorist attack on the American embassy in Benghazi, Libya, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham plans to block two of President Obama’s top national security nominees.”

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$1 Million Reward Offered For Information Leading to Capture of Former LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner

February 11, 2013

“Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said the reward, raised in part from private donations, police unions and contributions from businesses, marks the biggest sum ever offered in Southern California in a criminal investigation.”

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Husband Kills 3 People, Including Self and Estranged Wife, in a County Courthouse Shooting in Wilmington, Delaware

February 11, 2013

“A Delaware State Police spokesman says 3 people have died in a shooting at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington.”

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Peter Baker: President Obama Cast as Present-Day President Bush

February 11, 2013

“But in broad terms, the conversation generated by the confirmation hearing of John O. Brennan, his nominee for C.I.A. director, underscored the degree to which Mr. Obama has embraced some of Mr. Bush’s approach to counterterrorism.”

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Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson of Ghana, Africa: Favorite to Replace Pope Benedict XVI?

February 11, 2013

“Two Cardinals from Africa were today among the frontrunners to replace Benedict XVI, raising the prospect of the first modern black pope.”

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Tornado Strikes Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Damaging Hundreds of Homes

February 11, 2013

“Residents shaken by a tornado that mangled homes in Mississippi were waking up Monday to a day of removing trees, patching roofs and giving thanks for their survival. More than a dozen in the state were injured.”

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Report: Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) Lobbied Against Donating Port Security Equipment to the Dominican Republic to Benefit Dr. Melgen

February 11, 2013

“The intervention with the Department of Homeland Security last month came even though Mr. Menendez has publicly chastised the Obama administration for not doing more to combat the surging drug traffic moving through Dominican ports.”

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Catholic Pope Benedict XVI Resigns Citing Heatlh Concerns, Effective February 28th

February 11, 2013

“Pope Benedict XVI, the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who took office in 2005 following the death of his predecessor, said on Monday that he would resign on Feb. 28, the first pope to do so in six centuries.”

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Police Using Surveillance Drones to Help Capture Fugitive Former LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner

February 10, 2013

“Asked directly if drones have already been deployed, Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz, who is jointly leading the task force, said: “We are using all the tools at our disposal.””

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China Surpasses the United States as the World’s Biggest Trading Partner in 2012

February 10, 2013

“U.S. exports and imports of goods last year totaled $3.82 trillion, the U.S. Commerce Department said last week. China’s customs administration reported last month that the country’s trade in goods in 2012 amounted to $3.87 trillion.”

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Treasury Secretary Nominee Jack Lew’s Cayman Islands Investment Fund Raises Questions

February 9, 2013

“The investment has been in public documents for years and drew no attention when Mr. Lew was confirmed to be deputy secretary of state in 2009 and director of the White House Office of Management and Budget in 2010.”

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Trail of Fugitive Former LAPD Officer Goes Cold in Big Bear, California

February 9, 2013

“The trail has gone cold since Dorner’s Nissan Titan pickup was found Thursday morning engulfed in flames on a U.S. Forest Service dirt road between the Bear Mountain and Snow Summit ski resorts.”

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