Daily Archives: September 14, 2010

U.S. Border Patrol Agents in ‘Firefight’ With Mexican Gang

Published September 14, 2010
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Border Patrol agents fired gunshots into Mexico after coming under attack during a half-ton drug bust and giving chase to a truck along the Rio Grande, U.S. authorities said Monday.

No Border Patrol agents were hurt during the “fire fight” early Saturday in Mission, agency spokeswoman Rosalinda Huey said. She did not say whether Border Patrol gunfire hit anyone, citing the ongoing investigation.

“The firing they received came from the Mexican side,” Huey said.  Continue reading

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New Drug-Resistant Superbugs Found in 3 States

Published September 14, 2010

BOSTON –  An infectious-disease nightmare is unfolding: Bacteria that have been made resistant to nearly all antibiotics by an alarming new gene have sickened people in three states and are popping up all over the world, health officials reported Monday.

The U.S. cases and two others in Canada all involve people who had recently received medical care in India, where the problem is widespread. A British medical journal revealed the risk last month in an article describing dozens of cases in Britain in people who had gone to India for medical procedures. Continue reading

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Scandal-ridden Calif. city must return tax dollars

By Bob L.

How many Cities, Counties, and States are guilty of this today and getting away with it because no one cares.

Here is a good example of what these Elected Officials think of the people who put them in office, or lets put it this way they are only going for these positions so they have the credit card of all taxpayers.

This is what they call identity theft, because our Government agencies have stolen the credit card to pay for their wages or buy some thing to profit from, or buy cars, boats, motorcycles, you can go on, but the average citizen would be behind bars, and this is where all public Officials should be prosecuted, and not get special treatment or pardons, and denied their pensions.
Mon Sept 13

BELL, Calif. – Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado signed a bill Monday ordering the return of nearly $3 million in property taxes the state says was illegally collected in the blue-collar suburb of Bell, where one in six people live in poverty.

An audit by state Controller John Chiang’s office determined the City Council passed an illegal resolution in 2007 that resulted in a 50 percent tax hike over three years. Continue reading

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