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JonBenet Ramsey Murder Case: Judge To Release Secret Indictment Of Parents John And Patsy Ramsey

JonBenet Ramsey Murder Case: Judge To Release Secret Indictment Of Parents John And Patsy Ramsey

Commented Oct 23, 2013 at 16:03:52 in Crime

“Alex Hunter was a gutless wonder of a prosecutor. He never took anything to trial. As a retired police officer when I moved to Boulder, I was appalled that he did pre-charging pleadings. In otherwords he would plead down the charge before the cops could book the subject because Hunter never went to trial in order to preserve his "batting average" (number of cases won vs. number lost). His lack of prosecutorial skills were brought to the max with the Ramsey case and he moved on. .thankfully. The Boulder Police made some protocol errors but Hunter compounded them many times over. To that point I had never encountered a prosecutor arranging an "appointment" for the police to interview the prime suspects. In the large urban city I came from, they were hauled in within hours whether it was an inconvenience or not. But I don't think the media has a right to Grand Jury transcropts. All Grand Jury testimony/indictments are rendered in secret no matter what state and to break that seal is ludicrous. Sometimes the only way to gather enough evidence is to promise that witness identity will be held in secret. The media does NOT have the right to know everything, they just think they do.”
Food Network Facebook Page Inundated With Angry Paula Deen Fans [UPDATED]

Food Network Facebook Page Inundated With Angry Paula Deen Fans [UPDATED]

Commented Jun 22, 2013 at 10:00:32 in Black Voices

“And wheeling her home to the "plantation". . is NOT racist? You are worse than anything she said because you think everyone is a racist but YOU!!!!”
Universal Orlando's Obamacare Response: We're Dropping Health Insurance For Part-Time Workers

Universal Orlando's Obamacare Response: We're Dropping Health Insurance For Part-Time Workers

Commented Feb 21, 2013 at 17:31:54 in Business

“This whole mare's nest is the result of people who WORK for a living being outnumbered by those that VOTE for a living. And if the Congress/Senate who pushed it through don't want it as THEIR mandate. . you know it must be just swell. IF it is mandated for one. .it should be mandated for all. The government should not try to compell compliance of corporations when the government's own mandaters/workers don't want anything to do with it and don't have to have it applied to themselves and/or their familiies.”

citizen of the universe on Feb 21, 2013 at 18:26:04

“Wrong genius " A source within Universal Orlando told The Huffington Post that the theme park won't save any money by discontinuing the health insurance plan, since it doesn't spend any money on it." Discontinuing something they aren't paying for is taking a real stand against Obamacare. Two, Obamacare is set up the way Congress gets its insurance now, matter of fact, Congress will have to participate in Obamacare when it comes online 2014.”
Nancy Pelosi: Video Games Are Not The Reason For Violence In America

Nancy Pelosi: Video Games Are Not The Reason For Violence In America

Commented Feb 10, 2013 at 19:35:22 in Politics

“If guns shoot people. . then pens/pencils are to blame for misspelled words and forks have caused all the obesity in this country. It is common sense. . it is not the implement, it is the way it is used and by whom it is used. No matter what the statute, the criminal element will never be bound by it. Video games impact perceptions in young minds, so they can very well cause actions without thought of the actual repercussions. And no matter the economic level, they may not have food or shelter but they have access to the latest most violent video games for some reason.”

morningstar8741 on Feb 10, 2013 at 19:59:43

“Ummmmm....who ever said guns shoot people?”

Laurella Desborough on Feb 10, 2013 at 19:58:50

“However, ACCESS is the problem...if someone is angry and emotional and a gun is handy.. then that is when that person is going to grab the gun and use it!”
Nancy Pelosi: My Support For Social Security Cut 'Was Really To Call The Bluff' Of Republicans

Nancy Pelosi: My Support For Social Security Cut 'Was Really To Call The Bluff' Of Republicans

Commented Jan 5, 2013 at 10:35:12 in Politics

“Liar, liar. . pants on fire. . give us a break. . please retire!!!!”
Joe Paterno Billboards, From PS4truth, Pop Up In Pennsylvania Supporting Late Coach

Joe Paterno Billboards, From PS4truth, Pop Up In Pennsylvania Supporting Late Coach

Commented Oct 20, 2012 at 14:35:50 in Sports

“"horrible rush to judgment". . What about the horrible delay in reporting. .the despicable denial of due process and the the horrible dismissal of the victim's plights. . give me a break!!! Football is NOT more important than protecting children. Your hero had feet of clay-up to his knees and beyond. Honored? If he had lived, I am sure he would be facing his own trial for complicity,conspiracy, obstructing justice, abetting after the fact. . and many other charges he deserved. I hope Satan honored him with a nice place in the deepest, hottest pit of hell in HONOR of all those victims he could have saved and did not . .being more interested in preserving holy Penn State football and his own image/status.”

Jayteah on Oct 20, 2012 at 14:44:02

“I don't think I would judge this old mans motives , That's what we are not to judge , He was still an old settled man when this terrible thing surfaced , I would never hope anyone would face this type of thing . I know my dad was a very strong man of character , however when he reached his mid 70's like Joe when this happened , his judgment on issues weren't quite as good as years before. You'll begin to understand as you get much older.”
'Private Practice' To End After Season 6, ABC Orders Additional Episodes Of 'Grey's Anatomy' And More

'Private Practice' To End After Season 6, ABC Orders Additional Episodes Of 'Grey's Anatomy' And More

Commented Oct 20, 2012 at 14:17:24 in TV

“Finally an end to the Violet "WHINE" fest. . I have watched since the beginning and every season all this character does is whine. Proabaly a good thing to end the show now that she is widowed I could foresee endless histrionics on her part. She should have dehydrated 2 seasons back. .enough is sometimes not . . soon enough.”

gokingsgo on Oct 20, 2012 at 14:58:28

“She is partly the reason I stopped watching. However, when shows like this run out of story lines, they get stupid.”
Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Commented Aug 1, 2012 at 21:20:32 in Politics

“As to my "narrow" view of the poor. . I am a senior living on a fixed income from a disability pension issued by a large urban city. . trust me I know poor. . and I also know first hand just how3 much documentation is involved in surving daily living these days.”

JacksonJones on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:30:11

“You may be poor, but you do not apparently "know" poor.

As I noted above, a lot of poor people aren't on those programs.

This is a shameful effort at voter suppression that you are supporting.

That brings shame on you, too.”
Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Commented Aug 1, 2012 at 20:22:11 in Politics

“And you are sadly unaware that almost anything these days requires picture ID. . cashing a check..picking up mail that was held at the post office etc. . you have "tunnel" vision . It is not always about the DNC vs. the RNC and their beliefs. . most things are common sense. . swomething all politicians seem to lose as soon as they are elected. . IF they ever had any to begin with. Picture ID at polls=violation of anyone's rights is a ludicrous argument. You probably think the TSA is safeguarding America as well.”

JacksonJones on Aug 2, 2012 at 11:32:50

“" almost anything these days requires picture ID..."

Please escuse me for declining to mistake your cracker-barrel folk wisdom for a sound basis for either public policy of denying Americans their fundamental right to vote.

In this case,it quite clearly is a republican effort to deny the vote to people who are likely to vote democratic, as the GOP in PA made clear in open court and in statements defending the effort on account of it being one that will "let Mitt Romney win this state."

Shame on you.”
Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Commented Aug 1, 2012 at 17:28:21 in Politics

“If you are speaking of the poor. .they have a "public assistance" card. . or their food stamp card. . or their clinic card. .everyone less entitled has a government card of some type like a social security card. . Medicare/Medicaid card". .this has nothing to do with preventing eligible voters from voting and everything to do with stopping generations of voter fraud.”

JacksonJones on Aug 1, 2012 at 18:57:37

“You have a rather narrow view of "the poor."

Not all poor people are on public assistance or medicaid, even if they are eligible. Moreover, do you know if all or any of those forms of ID have pics?

This has *everything* to do with stopping voters from voting. Specifically, voters who are likely to vote for Democrats.

You may be willing to fool yourself, but the GOP knows this quite well, which is why the GOP senator in PA defended the effort as one that would allow Romney to win the state, i.e., he knows that it will stop people from voting.....mostly people who are likely to support President Obama.

It is a shameful policy.”
Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Commented Aug 1, 2012 at 14:58:15 in Politics

“It was a choice of the lesser of two evils. .the Deomcratic crook/candidate had bilked the citizens of millions of retirement dollars. Scott was just a corporate crook . . like the rest of them. In a state with a large senior population, she was not going to get elected dog catcher. . shame on the DNC for backing her. At least Scott is NOT Jeb Bush. . thankful for small miracles.”
Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Commented Aug 1, 2012 at 14:53:23 in Politics

“I have lived in Missouri, Colorado and now Florida. I have been asked to present my voter registration in all three states. . I have always assumed thats why they issue them. Of course I am a white, Catholic. . so maybe it is "religious" persecution as well as the racial bias you imply. Identify yourself as a registered voter, receive a ballot. . seems pretty straight forward. . ;)”

Estel on Aug 12, 2012 at 16:14:34

“My name was on the registered to vote rolls...I signed my name and voted...simple process...follows kis principle...anything else is voter suppression...”

Estel on Aug 3, 2012 at 13:55:29

“Did you have to cough up a Photo ID?”
Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Florida Voter Purge: DOJ Papers Claim Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Commented Aug 1, 2012 at 14:42:31 in Politics

“Florida deems the following acceptable forms of picture ID for use at voting preceincts:
a valid driver's license
a state ID card
a US passport
Military ID
Student ID
Debit or credit card WITH Photo on it
Retirementcenter ID
Neighborhood Association ID
Public Assistance ID

How is the name of good sense is using any of the above considered a "poll tax". . most everyone has at least one . . if not more of the above in their pocket or purse.
So the deceased are no longer eligible to vote. . the illegals are not ever eligible to vote along with convicted felons. .how is removing the 'deadwood" a problem. . except for those patronage job lackeys who drive the same people from poll to poll voting in their grandchildren's middle name. .I don't think any one is being imposed upon.”

JacksonJones on Aug 1, 2012 at 15:32:01

“"most everyone has at least one ..."

Most do, perhaps, but even citizens that do not have the right to vote.

Since there is really no problem with voting fraud of which to speak, as the GOP admitted in a PA courtroom, the policy to which you offer your sympathy is one designed to prevent eligible voters from casting a ballot to solve a problem that doesn't exist.

In reality, the policy is designed to solve a problem, but not the stated one. The actual problem that the policy seeks to address is the insufficient appeal to the electorate of the GOP among minorities and the poor, which are the people most likely not to fall within your category of "most everyone has at least one ..."

Denying Americans the right to vote on a cynical ploy like that is shameful.”

eeeeee42 on Aug 1, 2012 at 15:20:46

“Just because "most everybody" can pay a poll tax of 1 cent doesn't mean that you can charge one.”
Obama Descendant Of African Slave, According To Genealogy Research

Obama Descendant Of African Slave, According To Genealogy Research

Commented Jul 30, 2012 at 21:41:17 in Politics

“More election smoke and mirrors. . convenient no one found this til now this far into his SECOND campaign . .more BS from the Administration that does nothing for no one except themselves. Get rid of all the incumbents on both sides. . start fresh. . couldn't be any worse than what we already are saddled with. The children & seniors are tired of having their funds looted for everyone's personal agendas. And if the illegals are sneaking over here for the "American Dream". . the media should alert them that it isn't so dreamy any more!!!”
'White Collar' Season 4 Premiere: Matt Bomer And Tim DeKay On Treat Williams, Tension And An Epic Boxing Scene

'White Collar' Season 4 Premiere: Matt Bomer And Tim DeKay On Treat Williams, Tension And An Epic Boxing Scene

Commented Jul 16, 2012 at 12:02:49 in TV

“Hopefully scenery chewer extraordinaire Williams will not jinx this program like every other one he has been on that were canceled. With so many other actors in that age bracket who not only look better but can actually act, this choice leaves me shaking my head. One can only wish William's storyline is very brief because his performances are right up there with Ashton Kutcher reading a phone book. . both so very riveting. . NOT!!!”
Alan Cumming On 'The Good Wife': Actor Almost Turned Down Role (VIDEO)

Alan Cumming On 'The Good Wife': Actor Almost Turned Down Role (VIDEO)

Commented Jul 7, 2012 at 14:44:44 in TV

“No actually I am not but I have friends that are and I know it drives them crazy to be thought otherwise. . lol”
Alan Cumming On 'The Good Wife': Actor Almost Turned Down Role (VIDEO)

Alan Cumming On 'The Good Wife': Actor Almost Turned Down Role (VIDEO)

Commented Jul 7, 2012 at 11:45:26 in TV

“He is not English. He is a Scotsman. And he does an amazing job at losing his brogue in his various roles.”

barbarahoward49 on Jul 7, 2012 at 14:10:58

“Guilty. I can't distinguish the accents. I should learn. Thanks.”

mspat44417 on Jul 7, 2012 at 12:31:09

“And I bet you are Scots to aren't you??? My Ex husband use to correct people when they thought he was English or worse Irish....lol”
John Boehner: Republicans Will File Civil Lawsuit Over Fast And Furious (VIDEO)

John Boehner: Republicans Will File Civil Lawsuit Over Fast And Furious (VIDEO)

Commented Jul 1, 2012 at 18:08:36 in Politics

“gas station shirt. ?? as in "attendant. .as in a "job"??. . you probably think gas is under $2 as well. . neither of which this country has seen since Bill Clinton.”
John Boehner: Republicans Will File Civil Lawsuit Over Fast And Furious (VIDEO)

John Boehner: Republicans Will File Civil Lawsuit Over Fast And Furious (VIDEO)

Commented Jul 1, 2012 at 17:33:08 in Politics

“It is written right over your pocket. . look quick before the mirror breaks . .. . oh and it will be backward. . just like you and your intellectual retorts. .”

Kalie on Jul 1, 2012 at 17:37:06

“That was really dumb. Just cuz your gas station shirt has a pocket on it doesn't mean mine does.”
John Boehner: Republicans Will File Civil Lawsuit Over Fast And Furious (VIDEO)

John Boehner: Republicans Will File Civil Lawsuit Over Fast And Furious (VIDEO)

Commented Jul 1, 2012 at 15:56:58 in Politics

“"provided thousands of documents". . old phone books, laundry lists, restaurant receipts, recipes??? These are ALL documents. . just not pertinent to the matter at hand. Hand over the relevant documents , stop the cover up and end this fiasco. Since everything that has happened in the last 3 years is STILL Bush's fault this pretender to the throne has done even less than thought possible. Take your yellow drapes out of the Oval office and begone and take Holder and your other henchmen with you!! And before you all start with the "partisan" bull. . I WAS a lifelong Democrat till this fiasco of an administration.”

gwbsucs1 on Jul 1, 2012 at 16:10:13

“you were never a democrat - your not smart enough”

Anybodyseenthepopos on Jul 1, 2012 at 16:09:55

“This is a political fishing expedition. The last time they pulled this type of stunt they spent
50 MILLION DOLLARS to discover a consensual BJ* had occurred.”

Calvin Watlington on Jul 1, 2012 at 16:09:17

“Sir/Madam

I would guess you never were a Democrat. Your post fits right in with the other people that have such a deep hatred for the Obama administration that you feel facts be damned. Read the Fortune Magazine piece

http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2012/06/27/fast-and-furious-truth/?iid=SF_F_River

bobnels on Jul 1, 2012 at 16:06:26

http://features.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2012/06/27/fast-and-furious-truth/
There is what fast and furious is all about.
And if you were a "lifelong democrat", I can only think that what upsets you is this Presidents skin color. Because as a moderate democrat, he has done nothing to earn your displeasure. On the contrary he has done much good in his first term.”

Teabag Shredder on Jul 1, 2012 at 16:05:06

“you were nothing of the sort, now go pick up the sheets with the holes in them from the cleaners, we ride tonight”

callinguonit on Jul 1, 2012 at 16:01:45

“Issa has said that their is NO hint of a coverup or conspiracy on Obama's or Holder behalf. The documents that were provided were those that were requested ......by Issa. He just continues to ask for more...because he has NOt been able to find anything...Stop wasting time and money..”

Kalie on Jul 1, 2012 at 15:58:43

“How do you spell Troll????”
'Anger Management' Ratings: Charlie Sheen's New Show Breaks FX Record

'Anger Management' Ratings: Charlie Sheen's New Show Breaks FX Record

Commented Jun 29, 2012 at 22:52:00 in TV

“So much for Huff Post's Mo Ryan and her insight. . please can the (expletive deleted) and get someone with less bias and more talent to tell us what we should/shouldn't be watching. For all his misadventures and bad behavior, Charlie still has more God given talent in his little finger than most of these psuedo-celebrities. . like Kutcher, etal.”
Karen Klein, Bullied Bus Monitor Saga Continues: Four Boys Suspended From Greece Central School District

Karen Klein, Bullied Bus Monitor Saga Continues: Four Boys Suspended From Greece Central School District

Commented Jun 29, 2012 at 22:34:12 in Education

“Their parents can enroll them in alternative paid education programs. . let the little darlings work off the cost. . or home school them to keep them current. The parents need more involvement anyway. . there is usually some parent/child break down that the bullying arises from. What is your brillant alternative. .weekends picking up trash at the mall. .while their friends stand around and watch and joke with them??? These days age has very little to do with criminal behaviors. .law enforcement/legislature has to keep adjusting for younger and younger offenders. .as bad behavior escalates among the grade schoolers etc. The parents need to step up. .it is not the schools place to "civilize". . it is their job to educate. Manners/good behavior is learned in the home. .hence the argument for "nuture" vs. "nature". No one is making thugs out of these children but lack of parental control is certainly a contributing factor.”
Ashley Tisdale Joins 'Sons Of Anarchy' And More Casting News

Ashley Tisdale Joins 'Sons Of Anarchy' And More Casting News

Commented Jun 13, 2012 at 20:35:11 in TV

“Alexandra Krosney played Kristin on Last Man Standing. Vanessa, the mother, is played by Nancy Allen. As usual Huff Post is spot on . . with the wrong information!!! Doesn't anyone proof read or at least check their facts before they post this drivel.”
'Private Practice': Tim Daly Leaving Shonda Rhimes Series Before Season 6

'Private Practice': Tim Daly Leaving Shonda Rhimes Series Before Season 6

Commented May 30, 2012 at 11:18:07 in TV

“Should have kept Pete and got rid of the neurotic Violet and her incesent whining/hysterics, she is exhausting. . no wonder Pete chose jail over her endless angst. Dump stodgy Sam and heat up the Addison/Jake storyline. . Benjamin Bratt is an actor. . Ty Diggs is more like a a prop/piece of furniture. And truly end the Addison/shrink dialogue week after week. . so boring. . like the show needed another shrink. . Sheldon is plenty. . lose all the rest . .especially Violet.”
John Edwards Trial: Jurors Ordered Not To Discuss Case

John Edwards Trial: Jurors Ordered Not To Discuss Case

Commented May 26, 2012 at 14:45:36 in Politics

“OMG. . yet another media-hyped/driven conspiracy .. the real question is. . How many were wearing the same color shoes??????? Also mustn't dismiss the age old. . boxers or briefs. . all make as much sense as the basis for this piece of HuffPost pap.”
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