Illinois: A grand jury indicted actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony charges and he faces a sentence of up to 3 years in prison for each individual charge that is based on each alleged falsehood Smollett relayed to police officers and detectives. Smollett, who is gay and black, told police he was attacked at 2:00 am on January 29 by two white men, who poured bleach on him, wrapped a noose around his neck, assaulted him, and spewed racist and homophobic slurs. Authorities claim the two attackers, who are black, have confessed to their role in the hoax after Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the incident. Smollett may also face federal charges for mail fraud on allegations that he mailed a hate speech letter to himself that contained a white powder that was later found to be harmless. If it can be proved he deliberately used the mail to commit a fraudulent act, he faces 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
According to the New York Times, Jussie Smollett comes from an activist family and grew up in San Francisco in the orbit of the Black Panthers.
A federal mail fraud charge that could mean up to 20 years in prison is the shoe left to drop in the Jussie Smollett scandal.
On Friday, the State of Illinois hit suspended Empire star Smollett with 16 class 4 felony counts of disorderly conduct pertaining to allegations he filed a false police
report after conspiring to orchestrate a hate crime hoax against
himself for publicity purposes.
The 16 counts are based on each alleged falsehood Smollett relayed to the police officers who initially responded to his call and the detectives assigned later.
The two-year old video was leaked to leftist German newspapers just a week ahead of the European Union elections in which far-right and populist parties are expected to do well. But, now, all of the FPÖ ministers have resigned. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will face a no-confidence vote on Monday
Ben Carson said that Section 214 of of the Housing Community Act of 1980 states that the Secretary of HUD is prohibited from providing housing assistance to people living in the US illegally. Congress is pressuring Secretary Carson to actually break the law.
The continued use of glyphosate as a pre-harvest drying agent is contaminating America’s food supply with a known cancer-causing chemical. The EPA has known this for a long time, so the purpose of the march is to create publicity that will create public pressure to force the agency to do what it is supposed to do.
Approximately 500 undocumented African migrants stormed Terminal 2 of the Charles de Gaulle airport. A leader of the group was heard yelling into a loudspeaker that France does not belong to the French and that everyone has a right to live there.
Professor Ronald Sullivan will no longer be faculty dean of Winthrop House. The reason is that the professor was part of the legal team defending former movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein, whose downfall helped launch the #MeToo movement.
His arrest record includes two drunk-driving incidents, domestic assault against his girlfriend, and criminal trespass. In spite of this record, police never reported him to immigration authorities. That’s because not reporting illegal aliens who commit crimes has been the official policy in numerous cities in Texas.
When she was elected to Congress six years ago, the new candidates were separated between the two parties and she was told to vote only for bills that strengthen the Democrat party and reject all bills proposed by Republicans.
Jake Morphonios, a featured speaker at the upcoming Red Pill Expo, interviews G. Edward Griffin, creator of the Expo, who explains the origin and purpose of the upcoming event. It’s much more significant than you might think.
Trump Administration Backs Off Plan to Dump Illegals in Florida. But San Diego Will Welcome 1400 New Migrants Per Month.
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Australian nurses are pushing back against a new requirement that they must “acknowledge white privilege” before treating patients. This is a new code of conduct that was passed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
Here’s a switch: Boyle Heights, a Hispanic section of East Los Angeles, is fighting against the influx of Caucasians. Defend Boyle Heights, an activist group made up of people of mostly Mexican descent, are angry at being ‘displaced’ by white “invaders” and want them expelled by any means necessary instead of welcoming ‘diversity’ and ‘cultural enrichment.’