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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Ohio school district director sought sex with 8-year-old, FBI says
[NYPOST] An Ohio school district employee who thought he was arranging sex with an 8-year-old girl showed up at a hotel with candy, condoms and a bottle of NyQuil, FBI officials said.

Bradley Willem Beun, 41, of Uniontown, was busted Friday at a hotel in Akron, where the stomach-churning items he agreed to bring in an earlier online chat with an FBI undercover investigator were found inside his car, FBI officials in Cleveland, kept in touch with the world by Obamaphone,
...was ruled by a Democrat machine from 1942 through 1971. After the river caught fire during the administration of Carl Stokes they tried a Republican, then went back to being Democrats when the party hacked up Dennis Kucinich ...
said Monday.

Beun, who worked as director of special services for Springfield Local School District, allegedly had an online chat with the undercover FBI employee on Thursday and Friday.

"It is alleged that Mr. Beun and the undercover employee discussed Mr. Beun meeting the undercover employee and the employee’s purported eight-year-old daughter at a hotel for sex," the agency’s Cleveland division said in a statement.

Beun then showed up at the prearranged location, a Fairfield Inn and Suites, just before 11 a.m. Friday with items that had been requested during the earlier chat — including Skittles, condoms and a bottle of NyQuil, the FBI said.

The items were "consistent" with what Beun agreed to bring to the hotel, according to an affidavit cited by the Akron Beacon Journal.

Beun also appeared to be wearing the same clothes he had on a day earlier. The photo he messaged to the undercover officer Thursday was apparently taken at an employee’s bathroom in the school district, the newspaper reported.

Beun allegedly arrived at the hotel and parked before messaging the undercover cop to come outside with the girl. The FBI investigator balked at that request and Beun left, according to the affidavit.

He later returned when the undercover investigator said he would come out with the girl and was arrested.

Beun had earlier asked about the 8-year-old’s appearance and told the FBI employee that he had "never done this before," the affidavit states.

"Sounds cute," Beun allegedly replied of her purported appearance, before going on to describe what sex acts he wanted to perform on the girl. He also asked if the girl was into "anything rough," the affidavit shows.

Beun, who was charged federally with coercion or enticement, has been put on paid administrative leave following his arrest, Springfield Local School District Superintendent Chuck Sincere said in a statement to The Post. He was hired in July 2013.

Posted by: Fred || 04/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [259 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What the actual fuck????
Posted by: Wren || 04/21/2021 7:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Release him in the General Pop. while awaiting trial. The problem will take care of itself
Posted by: Warthog || 04/21/2021 9:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Guys like this never used to last the night in the old jail or prison systems.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 04/21/2021 10:16 Comments || Top||

#4  charged federally with coercion or enticement, has been put on paid administrative leave following his arrest

To quote Wren, what the actual f#ck?!
Posted by: Dron66046 || 04/21/2021 11:44 Comments || Top||

#5  The left is running out of weird practices to normalize. Pedophilia seems to be next on the list. That sounds like a stretch, but five years ago I would have laughed at the idea of TG's in the military.

Why is the left doing this? To show that they can.
Posted by: Matt || 04/21/2021 12:09 Comments || Top||

#6  Up next you will see this kind of thing portrayed in TV shows and the media as somewhat 'excusable' since the pervert 'cannot help himself' - its like another preference and "if you object your an pedophobe! You FACIST!".
Then will come the 'Pedo-rights!' movement and video games where perverts can 'act out' their 'perfectly natural' desires.

Sick.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 04/21/2021 12:21 Comments || Top||

#7  Why is the left doing this? To show that they can.

Some of us in the east believe it's all part of the long term globalist plan to minimalize America's influence on the world. But first you need to cripple America.

I believe they need to do this, before re-engineering the terms of international relations, so as to either give a few elites absolute command of sanctions, armadas and the combined coercive power of the western nations, or to dissolve it altogether.

America is still the tallest, loftiest edifice of raw power, seen as a protector of fledgling societies [bull in a china shop really] and an icon of what can be achieved by a superbly balanced military-industrial complex. Taking it apart, piece by piece; dismantling it and bringing it to the level of say, India - there are many people who stand to gain from this. Not the least of them are the globalist fanatics for whom the USA shall be a morale victory and the first domino to fall on the concept of nation states as sovereign entities. They have weaponized mobs, media, corrupt pols and judges very effectively so far, to commandeer and hijack the polity. The military is the next thing in sight. The Democrats are just tools who believe they can take support from these fanatics to preserve their power during their own short lifetimes. They're all expendable and cheap as shit for the globalLeft, the mercenary consortium of people committed to a differently ordered world. On the way to their utopia, the bastards have factored in mayhem and misery, but their theory insists it is all part of the antithesis before the synthesis.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 04/21/2021 12:37 Comments || Top||

#8  Paid leave? What next, an all expenses paid trip to Switzerland?
Posted by: Rhinemann || 04/21/2021 13:31 Comments || Top||

#9  ^(a) But the globalists themselves are patsies for China.
(b) "Runaway Virtue Signaling" (by analogy to Fisherian runaway selection)
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 04/21/2021 13:31 Comments || Top||

#10  Yet another way to divide us. On one side you have the kind, compassionate, left which tries to understand the 'true victims' of adults having sex with pre-adolescent children - that being the adults themselves. On the other side you have the EVIL, FACIST, RACIST, PEDOPHOBES of the right who want to ram their religion down everyone's throat.
To the left: "Its the RIGHT's fault that all these children suffer! In no way it is the perp's fault for wanting to forcibly penetrate a 8 YO girl!"
Yes I think they are that sick.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 04/21/2021 13:39 Comments || Top||

#11  Some of us in the east believe it's all part of the long term globalist plan to minimalize America's influence on the world.

Dron, if you have not read Jean-François Revel’s exploration of the history of his homeland’s loathing of all things American, Anti-Americanism, I highly recommend it.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/21/2021 16:32 Comments || Top||

#12  Trump must have driven these people over the brink with the "America First" policy. They pulled out all the stops to get rid of him.
Posted by: JohnQC || 04/21/2021 17:14 Comments || Top||

#13  Yeah, but he can still buy a gun.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/21/2021 23:08 Comments || Top||


-Great Cultural Revolution
Take that! Kid with gun squeals in pain after picking the wrong unarmed guy to carjack and getting body-slammed to the ground
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Two children in were filmed approaching the man and trying to steal his car in San Leandro, California, last week

  • Their attempt was foiled after the boy who pulled the gun was bodyslammed to the ground by their intended target, sending him running off empty-handed

  • Six hours prior to the filmed incident, the two boys also tried to rob a customer at gunpoint at a Chase bank in San Leandro but fled empty handed after their victim told them he was an off-duty police officer

  • Two days after those attempted robberies, both boys and an accomplice were arrested for trying to steal a third car by force

  • They were released, but just three days later were caught with a fourth pal, all aged between 11 and 14, trying to carjack yet another victim in San Leandro
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [296 views] Top|| File under:

#1  the boy who pulled the gun was bodyslammed to the ground by their intended target

Derek Chauvin's future cellmate?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 04/21/2021 1:51 Comments || Top||

#2 

As we can read Criminals and Rookies in training as young as 11 years old have no problems acquiring firearms despite a Library of Laws against it.

But the DC Socialist-Democrats still continue to make it harder and harder for Honest Citizens to own firearms for self defense.

We all can see the end results of the DC Socialist-Democrats goals.

Only 2 groups will have firearms:
1. Government Agents
2. Criminals

Both sides using the power against the citizenry to get what they want.
Posted by: NN2N1 || 04/21/2021 5:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Thug actually squealed like a pig.
Posted by: Gromoth Hatfield8596 || 04/21/2021 18:53 Comments || Top||

#4  Seems the 'victim' missed a good pivot shoulder dislocation.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/21/2021 23:07 Comments || Top||


Africa Subsaharan
Chad's new strongman emerges from father's shadow
The king is dead. Long live the king!
[AlAhram] In the aftermath of the death of President Idriss Deby Itno, who ruled with an iron fist for three decades, his 37-year-old son has quickly emerged as the desert state's new strongman

The youthful general Mahamat Idriss Deby who stood watch over his father as head of the presidential guard wore trademark dark glasses that hid a powerful character with a past and personality little known to the public.

The four-star general was not on any list of heirs to the throne drawn up by experts, who said they believed the veteran warlord and president had not chosen a successor and seemed to worry little about it.

But Mahamat immediately took charge of a transitional military council and appointed 14 of the most trusted generals to a junta to run Chad until "free and democratic" elections in 18-months time.

ALL-POWERFUL GUARD
Commander in chief of the all-powerful red-bereted presidential guard or DGSSIE security service for state institutions, he carries the nickname Mahamat "Kaka" or grandmother in Chadian Arabic, after his father's mother who raised him.

"The man in black glasses", as he is known in military circles, is said to be a discreet, quiet officer who looks after his men.

A career soldier, just like his father, he is from the Zaghawa ethnic group which can boast of numerous top officers in an army seen as one of the finest in the region.

"He has always been at his father's side. He also led the DGSSIE. The army has gone for continuity in the system," Kelma Manatouma, a Chadian political science researcher at Gay Paree-Nanterre university, told AFP.

However over recent months the unity of the Zaghawas has fractured and the president has removed several suspect officers, sources close to the palace said.

Born to a mother from the Sharan Goran ethnic group, he also married a Goran, Dahabaye Oumar Souny, a journalist at the presidential press service. She is the daughter of a bigwig who was close to former president Hissene Habre, ousted by Idriss Deby in 1990.

The Zaghawa community thus look with some suspicion on Mahamat, some regional experts say.

'NIGHT OF LONG KNIVES'
"He is far too young and not especially liked by other officers," said Roland Marchal, from the International Research Centre at Sciences Po university in Gay Paree.

"There is bound to be a night of the long knives," Marchal predicted.

Brought up by his paternal grandmother in N'Djamena, Mahamat was sent to a military lycee in Aix-en-Provence, southern La Belle France, but stayed only a few months.

Back home in Chad, he returned to training at the military group school in the capital and joined the presidential guard.

He rose quickly through the command structure from an armoured group to head of security at the presidential palace before taking over the whole DGSSIE structure.

Mahamat was acclaimed for his efforts at the final victory in 2009 at Am-Dam against the forces of nephew Timan Erdimi's forces. Those forces had launched a rebellion in the east and had reached the gates of presidential palace a year earlier, before being pushed back after French intervention.

He finally moved out of the shadow of his brother Abdelkerim Idriss Deby, deputy director of the presidential office, when he was appointed deputy chief of the Chadian armed force deployed to Mali in 2013.

That brought Mahamat to worked closely with French troops in operation Serval against the jihadists in 2013-14.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/21/2021 01:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [133 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life,

#1  Dad died on the frot lines fighting rebels. Wonder if our president would do that?
Posted by: Chris || 04/21/2021 9:01 Comments || Top||

#2  The French picked this guy after consulting with the U.S.
Posted by: Secret Master || 04/21/2021 11:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Dad died on the frot lines fighting rebels.

So his son says. Possibly it’s even true, though I haven’t the slightest idea how to calculate probablility.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/21/2021 16:56 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Ukraine in their sights: On a Russian base just 100 miles from the border, 15 supersonic strike jets await Putin's orders
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [209 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Russians have jets a 100 miles from the border - the brass of these people!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 04/21/2021 1:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Flexing military muscle and bullying the neighborhood is an essential part of the diplomatic repertoire of lifelong leaderships. The ones with 4-5 year shelf lives and multiple demographics to appease every election year will not understand the rationale.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 04/21/2021 5:00 Comments || Top||

#3  Supersonic huh. Like, MIG-21s? TU-144s?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 04/21/2021 12:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Russia has four killer satellites that can destroy GPS satellites essential for civilian and military navigation worldwide on a massive scale. Russia can do what it wants to as far as invading Ukraine and the world will not do a thing about it and Putin knows it.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 04/21/2021 12:37 Comments || Top||

#5  Guess one needs more than 100 miles of border to be concerned.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/21/2021 23:05 Comments || Top||


Ukrainian Armed Forces banned from responding to separatist provocations
A direct translation of the article in korrespondent.net
The Ukrainian military was ordered not to respond to the provocations of the separatists in the Donbas. This was stated by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba at a press conference on Tuesday, April 20.

"The Ukrainian troops have been ordered not to react to provocations (in the Donbass - ed.). Unfortunately, the other side is doing everything possible to provoke them," Kuleba said.

The minister added that the situation on the contact line continues to remain tense - since the beginning of the year, 30 Ukrainian soldiers have died in the Donbas, most of whom were killed by snipers.

"A sniper shot is a premeditated murder," Kuleba stressed, adding that they were "Russian snipers."

"Ukraine is not planning any armed offensive, escalation or provocations to resolve the conflict in Donbass. We are putting all our efforts into a political and diplomatic solution to the conflict," Kuleba said.

“One of the first signs of de-escalation will be a renewed commitment by the Russian side to abide by the ceasefire. The joint statement by the TCG on its commitment to the ceasefire will be a sign that Russia is at least ready to talk, and not only to build up its military force near the borders. This will not be a complete de-escalation, but although would be a ray of hope, "the minister explained.
Posted by: badanov || 04/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Bear biting is a very dangerous sport - for the dogs.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 04/21/2021 1:53 Comments || Top||


Zelensky offers Putin a meeting in Donbass
Direct translation of the article in korrespondent.net
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to meet in the Ukrainian Donbass. He said this in a video message released on Tuesday, April 20.

Zelensky recalled that yesterday and today, at the meetings of the Normandy Four and the security subgroup in the TCG , the restoration of the full ceasefire was discussed . According to him, despite the support of all parties, Russia refused to support the general statement.

"At the same time, a proposal was made to meet on the contact line in order to see and understand the situation as accurately as possible. But what should I understand? I go there every month. Mr. Putin! I am ready to go even further and invite you to meet anywhere in the Ukrainian Donbass, where there is a war ", - said Zelensky.

He noted that Ukraine demands from Russia to withdraw its troops from the borders. In this it is supported by international partners.

“Russian troops are concentrated near our state borders. Officially, Russia calls it military exercises. Unofficially, the whole world calls it blackmail. Does this worry us? Yes. Does Ukraine and its international partners demand to withdraw troops from our borders? Yes. After all, the Russian Federation constantly repeats that it strives for peace. But at the same time creates all the prerequisites for escalation. Does this mean that escalation is inevitable? No. Does Ukraine want war? No, "the president said.

He assured that Ukraine will defend itself in case of Russian aggression.

"Our principle is simple - Ukraine does not start a war first, but Ukraine always stands to the last," Zelensky stressed.
Posted by: badanov || 04/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [96 views] Top|| File under:

#1  smart to insist on meeting Putin in the Ukraine part of Donbass

if it was in the Russian controlled part, well... accidental poisoning sometimes happens
Posted by: Lord Garth || 04/21/2021 0:32 Comments || Top||

#2  He assured that Ukraine will defend itself in case of Russian aggression.

By transferring 10 million $ to Hunter's Swiss account?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 04/21/2021 1:55 Comments || Top||



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Wed 2021-04-21
  'Unbearable' conditions push Biden administration to close Houston migrant center
Tue 2021-04-20
  Chad's president Deby dies after fighting rebels on battlefield- Army
Mon 2021-04-19
  Khartoum, ICC Agree to Try Bashir
Sun 2021-04-18
  Mozambique: Terrorists Destroy Over 100 Cabo Delgado Schools
Sat 2021-04-17
  Iran Starts Enriching Uranium at 60%, its Highest Level Ever
Fri 2021-04-16
  Russia downs American spy plane - correction: "Escorted"
Thu 2021-04-15
  Biden Announces Withdrawal of US Forces from Afghanistan, Germany and Britain to follow
Wed 2021-04-14
  Minnesota National Guard have deployed to Brooklyn Center following mass race rioting and looting by BLM
Tue 2021-04-13
  Babel's governor ''disappears'' after an arrest warrant issued against him
Mon 2021-04-12
  Occupied Portland ICE building set afire by left-wing extremists during Saturday night insurrection
Sun 2021-04-11
  Convicted ISIS supporter tells Chicago judge he's 'just a normal guy'
Sat 2021-04-10
  Somali army captures Al-Shabab bases in central region
Fri 2021-04-09
  Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II's husband, dead at 99
Thu 2021-04-08
  US vows to ‘return to compliance’ with Iran nuclear deal, lift sanctions
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