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Michigan: Assistant prosecutor in child-custody-to-rapist case fired
[DetroitNews] An assistant Sanilac County prosecutor at the center of a controversial child custody case involving a sexual assault victim and her convicted rapist has been fired, the prosecutor's office said Friday.

“Sanilac County Prosecuting Attorney James V. Young has terminated assistant prosecutor Eric G. Scott as of October 18, 2017," said a statement released by Young's office. “This action is the result of the prosecutor’s review of the office policy, procedures and legal review of Mr. Scott’s handling of the paternity case involving Christopher Mirasolo.”

Scott, who had been employed by the office since 2003, could not be reached for comment.

The statement was issued a day after the state court administrator’s office said Scott "no longer has a relationship with the prosecutor's office."

“… I met with Eric Scott almost two weeks ago, and he saw nothing wrong with submitting this (consent) form without my client’s consent or signature,” the rape victim’s attorney, Rebecca Kiessling, said Thursday. “He saw nothing wrong with awarding joint legal custody and parenting time to a two-time convicted child molester.”

Last month, Judge Gregory Ross granted Mirasolo, 27, of Brown City partial custody of a child conceived during his sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl in 2008.

The ruling sparked a firestorm of criticism and brought international attention to this rural county of just over 40,000 people along Lake Huron in Michigan’s Thumb region. On Tuesday, Ross rescinded his decision.

He and Young both pledged to review procedures to prevent a similar situation from occurring again.

A filiation form – which ordered support, parenting time and joint legal custody of the 8-year-old boy – was signed by Ross, Young, the Friend of the Court and twice by Mirasolo. But all overlooked it had never been signed by his victim in the September 2008 assault, the child’s mother, now 21.

Ross said Tuesday he was never advised the boy’s mother had been raped or that Mirasolo had been convicted in connection with her of sexual assault.

“I believe, given the way this consent order was presented, I should have been advised the defendant raped the plaintiff,” the judge said. “Mr. Young advised he is reviewing his procedures. He is doing what he can to correct the mistake and see that it doesn’t happen again.”

Young has said the state Department of Health and Human Services did not pass along information about the victim’s pregnancy or Mirasolo’s conviction. Ross said he relies on the prosecutor’s office for such information before ruling on custody matters.

A DHHS spokesman said last week that matters involving parental rights are made by local officials, not the state.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 10/23/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under:

#1  He and Young both pledged to review procedures to prevent a similar situation from occurring again.

Don't hire pinheads?

They had better review his cases.
Posted by: gorb || 10/23/2017 0:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Did I mention robo signing?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/23/2017 7:46 Comments || Top||

#3  Start by demanding souls for lawyers?
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 10/23/2017 9:02 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
Wilson demands apology from Kelly for ‘character assassination'
[TheHill] Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) is calling for an apology from White House chief of staff John Kelly for "character assassination."
Gotta have character to assassinate it....
"Not only does he owe me an apology, but he owes an apology to the American people," Wilson said during an appearance Sunday on MSNBC's "AM Joy," according to The Washington Post.
How about, "I'm sorry for pointing out you are such a worthless, sorry, piece of shit"
She also referred to Kelly as a "puppet of the president."

The Florida Democrat called the deaths of four U.S. soldiers in Niger a "catastrophe."

"We had four soldiers who died. They have been buried," she said. "And we need to know why, and we need to know about the special circumstances surrounding [U.S. Army Sgt.] La David Johnson."

The comments come amid an ongoing feud between Wilson and President Trump.

Wilson last week said she overheard a conversation between Trump and Johnson's widow. During that call, Wilson said Trump told the widow that Johnson "knew what he was getting into."

Trump denied the claim and has since taken to Twitter to blast the Democratic lawmaker as "wacky" and the "gift that keeps on giving" for the GOP.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/23/2017 00:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [223 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gotta have character to assassinate it....

I hate it when the inlines beat me to the punch.
Posted by: charger || 10/23/2017 0:25 Comments || Top||

#2  And I thought no one could give Sheila Jackson a run for her money to demonstrate the individual with an IQ nearest room temperature.

If that's the best and brightest from that Congressional District, Heaven help that Congressional District.
Posted by: anymouse || 10/23/2017 0:38 Comments || Top||

#3  And I thought no one could give Sheila Jackson a run for her money to demonstrate the individual with an IQ nearest room temperature.

Are you saying Jackson and Wilson are the smartest of the bunch?
Posted by: gorb || 10/23/2017 0:42 Comments || Top||

#4  Kill yourself, Snowball.
Posted by: Black Bart Omeasing1539 || 10/23/2017 1:28 Comments || Top||

#5  I think she is a member of the Black Carcass.

(FYI: Carcass: The remains of a cooked bird after all the edible parts have been removed. www.Dictionary.com)

If that's the best and brightest from that Congressional District... #2 Anymouse Answer: Yes
Posted by: Hupeting Sforza8196 || 10/23/2017 1:58 Comments || Top||

#6  Race Card pile on in progress:

Women of Congressional Black Caucus demand Kelly apologize to congresswoman
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2017 2:00 Comments || Top||

#7  Just in case you missed it, Wilson has a card and a dog!

Apologize for nothing. Continue to sink this disgusting relic of idiotic supremacy.

No quarter and NO SLACK.
Posted by: newc || 10/23/2017 2:03 Comments || Top||

#8  Character Definition, not defamation. Rodeo Clown
Posted by: Frank G || 10/23/2017 7:17 Comments || Top||

#9  Keep in mind the DNC propaganda news stations that push her bullshit. Oh and their sponsors.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/23/2017 7:45 Comments || Top||

#10  Now I see why original "rodeo clowns" now want to be known as bull fighters.
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 10/23/2017 9:04 Comments || Top||

#11  Why was Wilson scheduled to eaves drop on the call without Trump's knowledge? What financial promises were made for Wilson to be allowed to eaves drop? It was a planned smear by working together to try to collaborate a premiditated lie.
Posted by: Threatch Jeamp8135 || 10/23/2017 10:48 Comments || Top||

#12  Gen. Kelly didn't make her sound like an ass, she did all by herslf.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/23/2017 13:34 Comments || Top||

#13  There's the Burr-Hamilton solution to resolve this.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/23/2017 16:13 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
Michael Rapaport Calls Trump ‘F*cking Dummy' in Climate Change Rant (Video)
[Breitbart] Michael Rapaport took aim at President Donald Trump in yet another profanity-laced video posted to his social media account Saturday, in which the actor called the president a "dumb f*ck" and a "f*cking dummy" for his views on climate change.

The 47-year-old actor apparently shot video of a Trump-branded ice skating rink that appeared to be melting.

Temperatures in some parts of New York City reportedly reached 78 degrees on Saturday.

"Deviant Donald Trump. There’s no global warming, right? Look at your ice skating rink, you f*cking dummy," Rapaport said in the video.

"It’s 80 degrees in October, but there’s no global warming," the actor continued. "F*ck you, f*ck your ice skating rink."
I suspect that, like myself, Mr. Rapaport was a "Four-Blader."
You mean training skates?
Rapaport has been increasingly vocal of both Trump and members of his administration, including Vice President Mike Pence and senior adviser Jared Kushner.

In a video posted to his social media account this month, the actor called the Vice President a "selfish f*ck" for leaving an Indianapolis Colts game early when members of the opposing San Francisco 49ers knelt during the singing of the National Anthem.

"Vice president Mike White Pence left the Colts-’49ers game as soon as it started because he was so offended by the players’ kneeling and protesting. You selfish f‐k, you. You should have given those tickets to somebody who would have appreciated it, you f‐k."

In August, Rapaport criticized Kushner over the president’s response to a violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, telling him to "take the f*cking dreidel out of your ass."
Looks to me like someone is looking for attention ($). Betcha his agent (or personal psychic) suggested to him he attack the easiest of contemporary targets and get a little news time.
Because Joo hatred is so fashionable on the left these days.
Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 10/23/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [146 views] Top|| File under:

#1  There’s no global warming, right?

Didn't he get the memo? It's called "climate change" now.
Posted by: charger || 10/23/2017 0:20 Comments || Top||

#2  I have no comment on his politics or rant, but would be willing to share the phone number of a very good dentist and oral surgeon.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2017 2:15 Comments || Top||

#3  Who is Michael Rapaport? I never heard of him. Don't care to hear further from him.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/23/2017 8:50 Comments || Top||

#4  You want more Trump? 'cuz this is how you get more Trump.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/23/2017 9:14 Comments || Top||

#5  He hasn't been in anything I've seen since the mediocre Schwarzenegger picture 6th Day in 2000.

I'm always impressed when an actor can constantly work for 17 years and avoid anything I'd consider worth my time.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/23/2017 10:11 Comments || Top||

#6  EPA cancels scientists' climate change talk at the last minute
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2017 10:19 Comments || Top||

#7  The f*****g science is f*****g settled.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 10/23/2017 10:34 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Two thousand words of politics photos
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/23/2017 14:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [52 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Making tbe most of it.
Posted by: gorb || 10/23/2017 14:48 Comments || Top||

Maxine Waters (D-Safe District) Makes Threat She Will 'Take Trump Out' to Applause
[TOWNHALL] Rep. Maxine Waters
U.S. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district, serving since 1991, a total of 25.893991617328314 years. A member of the Democratic Party, she is the most senior of the 12 black women currently serving in the United States Congress, is a member and former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. Before becoming a member of Congress she served in the California Assembly, to which she was first elected back when Disco was in flower, in 1976, which would make it 40.891938229237965 years. She has been a politician for virtually all her adult life. If she was brighter she'd be a Communist...
'>Comrade Maxine Waters
(D-CA) is no fan of President Donald J. Trump, but at a recent awards gala for LGBT youth, the bombastic Democrat made a disturbing claim that she would "take Trump out."

Kyle Olson of the American Mirror reported the statement on Friday, but Youtube pulled down the original video.

At the Ali Forney Center gala in New York City, Waters jumped right into the liberal audience’s applause by making the off putting, only a mere four months after multiple Republican members of Congress were bumped off by a democrat mad-man who actually wanted to take them out.

"Wow, what a moving evening this is "I’m sitting here listening, watching, absorbing, thinking about Ali even though I never met him. And with this kind of inspiration, I will go and take out Trump tonight," she said as the crowd roared in approval and Waters pumped her fist.
Posted by: Fred || 10/23/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [123 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Someone is cranky they are no longer the female negro that Trump is paying attention too.
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/23/2017 0:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Arrest her immediately.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2017 2:10 Comments || Top||

#3  Secret Service had better weigh in on this one.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/23/2017 8:14 Comments || Top||

#4  She has a very wealthy ally.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 10/23/2017 12:02 Comments || Top||

#5  I love it - Steyer continues to piss away his fortune.
Posted by: Raj || 10/23/2017 13:27 Comments || Top||

Lindsey Graham says the Trump White House has 'a blind spot on Russia' and Moscow will monkey-wrench future U.S. elections
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] But Jimmy Carter sez it ain't so. I'm so confused!
Posted by: Fred || 10/23/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [82 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Deep state insult to the Donald. Nothing more.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/23/2017 8:13 Comments || Top||

#2  Evidence, Senator. Where is your evidence? You just running your mouth? That's so typical.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 10/23/2017 12:35 Comments || Top||

#3  And Graham has an even bigger blind spot on the American people. How'd that presidential ambition go?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/23/2017 16:15 Comments || Top||

Trump: Wilson (D-Safe District) the 'gift that keeps on giving' for GOP
[THEHILL] President Trump on Sunday ripped Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), extending his feud with the Florida Democrat over his call to the widow of a fallen U.S. soldier.

"Wacky Congresswoman Wilson is the gift that keeps on giving for the Republican Party, a disaster for Dems," Trump tweeted.

"You watch her in action & vote R!"
Posted by: Fred || 10/23/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Distracting the heat from Kelly.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/23/2017 5:45 Comments || Top||

#2  "Wacky Congresswoman Wilson is the gift that keeps on giving for the Republican Party, a disaster for Dems,"

Whacky is the new normal for the Dems. Come to think of it, whacky was the old normal as well.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/23/2017 8:45 Comments || Top||

#3  Wilson's role is to provide a squirrel to the Uranium One investigation.
Posted by: AlanC || 10/23/2017 10:00 Comments || Top||

Jimmy Carter Unleashed: Russians Didn't Alter Election, Obama Didn't Deliver, We Didn't Vote For Hillary
[DAILYWIRE] "See? I'm not the worst president ever!
Posted by: Fred || 10/23/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [208 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ???

Does Jimmy have a wise twin?
Posted by: gorb || 10/23/2017 0:43 Comments || Top||

#2  The Carters voted for a communist as opposed to a millionaire businessman? That I can believe.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2017 1:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Jimmy Carter: I Would Rather See Players Stand for the National Anthem

Former President Jimmy Carter said in a new interview he wished NFL players who protest during the national anthem would find a "different way" to demonstrate rather than kneeling.

In an interview with the New York Times‘ Maureen Dowd, Carter sounded off on various topics, and the former Democratic president said he wanted to see players stand for the anthem.

"I think they ought to find a different way to object, to demonstrate. I would rather see all the players stand during the American anthem," Carter said.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/23/2017 1:54 Comments || Top||

#4  Well, as long as he still hates Israel - I know the world haven't gone crazy.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/23/2017 3:21 Comments || Top||

#5  My head spins. First George W. comes out of hibernation after 8 years to slam Trump, then Obama opens his pie hole to slam Trump, now Jimmah opens up and says the media is too hard on Trump. Jimmah might be trying to move up and out of "worst Potus" designation. Personally, I think Jimmah left Obama behind long ago from this title.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/23/2017 8:42 Comments || Top||

#6  I think Obama took the title all to himself.

Bush and Obama are the sound the swamp makes as it dries up.

I think that Jimmy might just have some sympathy for Trumps swamp draining difficulties given his experiences.
Posted by: AlanC || 10/23/2017 10:03 Comments || Top||

#7  Regarding Carter and W's recent speeches, reminds me of that move FACE OFF. Maybe they are lizard overlords and forgot who was playing who this week.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/23/2017 10:06 Comments || Top||

#8  Does Jimmy have a wise twin?

Billy Carter
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/23/2017 10:22 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Scooter McGruder || 10/23/2017 12:02 Comments || Top||

#10  You got me there, Skid. :-)
Posted by: gorb || 10/23/2017 13:16 Comments || Top||

#11  Looking at the pictures of the last few presidents and they are all unworthy compared to Ronald. How sad that we went three decades choosing the lesser of two evils.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 10/23/2017 13:41 Comments || Top||

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