News Press Reports: 10 News has learned of allegations of homosexual affairs, a governor trying to kiss another man, and drunken escapades by former Gov. Charlie Crist. These allegations come in the form of a Florida Department of Law Enforcement Investigative Report in the Republican Party Chair Jim Greer saga. Jim Greer is facing criminal charges and is set to go to trial on July 30 for allegedly paying himself to raise money for the Republican Party of Florida. Greer maintains that former Governor Charlie Crist approved the deal.
Daily Archives: 06/09/2012
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel ripped his opponent, Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, as out of touch and opposed to the free-enterprise system in a speech to a Republican crowd Thursday night at the Holiday Inn French Quarter hotel in Perrysburg Township. Mr. Mandel was followed by Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher, who attacked his opponent in the 9th Congressional District contest, U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) as the real enemy of labor and women. – Toledo Blade
The National Jewish Democratic Council writes: The bottom line of Gallup’s findings reflect what poll after poll has found—that American Jews overwhelmingly support President Obama, as they have continuously since before he was elected President. Gallup also found that Jews are dramatically more supportive of President Obama than all registered voters—18 percent more Jews support Obama over Romney than among the general electorate.
Chris Bragg Writes: There’s also some fresh evidence suggesting Felder may have been petitioning during work hours on Tuesday — a day before. We pulled up the time stamp from a photo posted on Yossi Gestetner’s blog, which shows Felder standing with his campaign’s signature gatherers, and appears to have been taken at 3:41 p.m. As for the photo taken on Tuesday afternoon of Felder and his campaign staff, Felder confirmed he was out petitioning that afternoon, but said he had simply taken “personal” time off.
AP Via CBS News Reports: An Orthodox Jew who was weeks away from becoming a New York City police officer said he has been kicked out of the police academy for refusing to trim his beard.
Former recruit Fishel Litzman of Monsey was fired Friday after multiple confrontations with the department over the length of his whiskers, he told the Daily News. Litzman is Hasidic and believes that cutting his beard is forbidden by God.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) closed four banks this weekend, bringing to 28 the number of banks closed through the first five-plus months of 2012. This number is more than the 25 banks closed for all of 2008; a year which some claim was “the worse since the Great Depression.”
The FDIC closed 419 banks since the start of 2009, the year Obama became President; vs. only fifty banks for all of Bush’s eight years in office.
FDIC Bank Closings by year:
The pro-Assad “resistance” has its finger on the trigger and the aggressors will not survive the conflict, a senior commander of the Revolutionary Guards, Brig. Gen. Massoud Jazaeri, told Mashregh, a media outlet run by the Guards. Iranian officials often refer to Iran, Syria and Hezbollah in Lebanon as the resistance front. Mashregh reported in March that Iran’s armed forces had formed a joint war room that included officers from Syria, Iran and Hezbollah for a coordinated military response to an attack on Syria. “A conflict in Syria will engulf the region and its main victims will be the people of Syria themselves,” Jazaeri warned the protesters. “The Zionist regime and the interests of the enemies of Syria are all within range of the resistance fire.” – WND