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Deval Patrick: ‘Sadistic’ Policies of ICE ‘Have Got to Go’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) said the “sadistic policies and practices” of  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have “got to go.” Patrick said, “We clearly need some alternative to the policies

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 20: Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) speaks at the National Rifle Association's NRA-ILA Leadership Forum during the NRA Convention at the Kentucky Exposition Center on May 20, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. The convention, which opened today, runs May 22. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

NAACP: Sessions’ Voter Fraud Prosecutions Were ‘Intimidating’ to Voters

The organized left’s kitchen sink tactic seen throughout the week against Senator Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) nomination for the next U.S. Attorney General included a bold effort tell the Senate Judiciary Committee directly that the nominee’s record of prosecuting federal voter fraud defendants served as an example of voter intimidation.

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Million-dollar Welfare Fraud Schemes Roil New England

A 33-year-old convicted cocaine dealer collecting a monthly SSI handout used his state EBT welfare card to rent a bank safety-deposit box in which police have found $560,050 in cash – the latest in a series of busts in New England involving massive welfare fraud, often committed by drug dealers or recent immigrants.

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Gov Deval Patrick Used Public Funds for Lavish Trips

Following the revelation from The Boston Herald that former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration secretly transferred nearly $27 million in public money to off-budget accounts funding a $1.35 million trade junket tab, the Herald has now revealed that Patrick and his wife used lavish amounts of funds for their trips around the world and his own trade missions.

Patrick: Not Sure What Ferguson/Garner Protesters Trying to Accomplish

Patrick: Not Sure What Ferguson/Garner Protesters Trying to Accomplish

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (D) said that protesters over the Ferguson and Eric Garner cases in Boston “weren’t interested in engagement” and that this forced him to ask “what is it we’re trying to accomplish beyond disruption?” on Sunday’s “State

Mark Wahlberg Pardon Request Under Fire from Asian Activists

Mark Wahlberg Pardon Request Under Fire from Asian Activists

Mark Wahlberg, who recently filed a request with the Massachusetts Parole Board to have a 1988 felony assault conviction expunged from his record, is under fire from Asian activist group 18 Million Rising, who have launched a petition to attempt

GOP MA Gov-Elect Opposes Driver's Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

GOP MA Gov-Elect Opposes Driver's Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

Republican Massachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker said he would oppose current Democrat Governor Deval Patrick’s proposal to issue driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. “I don’t support issuing driver’s licenses to people who are undocumented,” Baker reportedly said on the Boston Herald’s

Meet the Lottery-Winning Drug Dealer with a Food Stamp Card

When contemplating the failure of the War on Poverty after 50 years and $22 trillion spent, I mentioned the outrageous government overhead, waste, and fraud that makes up a big part of that figure.  It’s both absurd and immoral to

Is Obama "Just Words" After All?

In 2008, when then candidate Barack Obama was caught up in a plagiarism scandal for using the words of Deval Patrick, his opponent Hillary Clinton’s chief criticism of him at the  time was that he was “just words.” His critics,

Boston Marathon Returns to the Streets with Heightened Security

Boston Marathon Returns to the Streets with Heightened Security

BOSTON (AP) — A large police presence greeted runners and spectators filtering in Monday morning for the Boston Marathon, a year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs near the finish line killed three people and wounded more than 260

Lights out for One Million as Winter Storm Slams Northeast

Lights out for One Million as Winter Storm Slams Northeast

More than a million homes and businesses were left in darkness and cold Wednesday after snow, sleet and freezing rain moved into the Northeast. The region’s second winter storm of the week canceled classes, closed government and business offices and

Deadly Cold Temperatures Threaten Midwest Until Tuesday

Deadly Cold Temperatures Threaten Midwest Until Tuesday

After a nor’easter that killed at least 13 people and brought up to two feet of snow on the East Coast Thursday evening and Friday morning, the Midwest is bracing for some potentially dangerous weather of its own. The region

Obama Commutes Sentences of Eight Crack Offenders

Obama Commutes Sentences of Eight Crack Offenders

Barack Obama, who admitted in his autobiography, Dreams From My Father, that he had used marijuana and cocaine (“maybe a little blow”), found room in his heart on Thursday to commute the prison sentences for eight people convicted of crack

Boston Unveils Statue of NBA Great Bill Russell

Boston Unveils Statue of NBA Great Bill Russell

(AP) Boston unveils statue of NBA great Bill RussellBOSTONIt’s a day to honor another of Boston’s greatest sports champions. Former Celtics star Bill Russell watched the unveiling of his statue Friday at City Hall Plaza. Team owners, NBA Commissioner David

Obama's Organizing for Action Launches 'Truth Team'… Again

Obama's Organizing for Action Launches 'Truth Team'… Again

Tired of your neighbors slamming President Obama? Sick of that darn Fox News? Well, all new for 2013, Team Obama has launched yet another site where you can “fight back”: behold, “The Truth Team.” If this seems a bit familiar,

Eric Holder, greatest Attorney General ever

One of the 56 times Attorney General Eric Holder answered “I don’t know” to a question during his unpleasant House Judiciary hearing on Wednesday pertained to the Born Alive Infants Protection Act.  It’s been around since 2002, but Holder doesn’t