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TRUMP GEES – WORK HARD WEDNESDAYS (FREE MUSIC DOWNLOADS)

Posted by yoMcLovin on November 17, 2010

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If you can Tweet, Facebook, FarmVille, Foursquare, and play NBA 2K11 then you can VOTE…….

Posted by yoMcLovin on November 2, 2010

Make sure you get out and vote today. If you don’t know where to vote at click here to find out.

EVERY VOTE COUNTS……..

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Philadelphia’s Finest Cassidy “C.A.S.H” Album Cover Revealed

Posted by T.K Taylor on October 21, 2010

To all the Cassidy fans, I know yall been waiting on this for a while, but there has been a little change of date for the release of C.A.S.H.(Cass A Straight Hustler).
Cassidy’s 4th album will now be released on Nov.16.

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Dr. Marc Lamont Hill vs. Philadelphia Police Department

Posted by yoMcLovin on October 15, 2010

 

 

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Files $1Million Lawsuit Against The Philadelphia Police Department

Many of you might remember Dr. Marc Lamont Hill for the eloquent way he addressed Slim Thug’s ignorant comments towards black women.  Well this brother is back in the news and suing the shyte out of the Philadelphia Police (PIGS) department for harrassment.

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(AllHipHop News) Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, a Hip-Hop intellectual and associate college professor, has filed a $1 million dollar lawsuit against the Philadelphia police, claiming officers are harassing him.

Dr. Hill, an Associate Professor at Columbia University at Teachers College, filed the lawsuit in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, claiming that two officers harassed him. 

Dr. Hill, who is currently a political contributor for Fox News Channel, regularly appears on programs such as The O’Reilly FactorHuckabee, and Hannity in addition to being featured on other channels like CNNMSNBC, and CourtTV

According to the lawsuit, the incident unfolded on June 17th in the city of Philadelphia, when Dr. Hill to produce his vehicle registration, to which Hill complied. 

After questioning why he was being stopped, Officer Decoatsworth allegedly yanked Hill out of the car by his arm, pushed his fist into his back and asked Hill if he “could afford” his vehicle. 

As this occurred, another unnamed officer searched through Hill’s vehicle without his consent. 

Officer DeCoatsworth then told Hill to “get out of this neighborhood and go home” and never charged the professor with a crime. 

Dr. Hill, who is a resident of Philadelphia, earned his P.H.D from the University of Pennsylvania. He claims the officers violated his First, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights.

“The Constitutional violations suffered by Plaintiff were the result of the City’s policies, procedures, customs and practices of allowing its officers to make stops without reasonable suspicion, and to use unreasonable and excessive force thereby violating the civil rights of those with whom they come into contact,” Hill’s lawyer Leonard K. Hill said in court papers.

Dr. Marc Lamont-Hill recently made headlines when he responded to an editorial Slim Thug wrote about his opinion on relationships with black women, in Vibe Magazine. 

Dr. Hill has also been featured on television on a regular basis, where he has discussed a variety of topics, including Hip-Hop culture.

He is seeking a trial by jury, suing the Philadelphia Police Department for at least $1 million dollars.

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The Phillies Roy Halladay – Pitches a NO-HITTER against the REDs

Posted by yoMcLovin on October 7, 2010

In spring training, Roy Halladay talked about his dream of pitching in the postseason. His dream was a nightmare for the Reds.

Halladay became just the second pitcher to throw a no-hitter in a playoff game, blanking the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 yesterday in Game 1 of the NLDS.  

The robotic right-hander was perfect, save a fifth inning walk to Jay Bruce, and pounded the plate with 79 strikes on 104 pitches.

“He was tremendous,” manager Charlie Manuel said. “Great command. Absolutely unreal. I felt he used all of his pitches pretty good.”

Halladay acknowledged the significance of his accomplishment, but noted that it takes a back seat to his ultimate goal of winning a World Series.

“It was one of those special things that you’ll always remember,” Halladay said. “But the playoffs take priority. We’re one game up. We’ve got to win two more.”

If the Phillies’ offense generates runs for Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels like they did for Halladay, it could be a short series. The Phillies gave Halladay ample support by scoring all four runs in the first two innings.

Shane Victorino led the attack with a double, a single and a pair of RBIs. Halladay also drove in a run with a single.

“That made it fun for me,” Halladay said.

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Undercover sting nets two city cops

Posted by yoMcLovin on October 7, 2010

It started with an unrelated drug case. A person arrested recently said 25th District cops were mixed up in the narcotics trade. Word got to Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey via the Attorney General’s Bureau of Narcotics Investigations, so he personally called District Attorney Seth Williams. A sting was arranged.

On Monday night, police officers Sean Alivera and Christopher Luciano were arrested for allegedly attempting to rob someone they thought was a drug dealer who turned out to be an undercover city cop. Investigators said the officers intended to have an unnamed dealer they knew resell 20 pounds of marijuana they took.

Williams said some of the stolen $3,000 was in the officers’ pockets when they were arrested, in uniform, at the 25th District precinct. The undercover officer was still being held there.

“People think it’s OK to rob a drug dealer or to rape a prostitute because they won’t report it to police,” Williams said. “It’s not. For a police officer to do so is appalling.”

Ramsey said Alivera, 31, and Luciano, 23, “were not on our radar” before the investigation was initiated. Internal Affairs will investigate the partners’ previous arrests for any wrongdoing. “I can’t stand here and rule that out,” said Ramsey, noting the department will dismiss the officers and remove their badges from future service. “Losing a job is the least of their worries right now.”

The officers face robbery, kidnapping, false imprisonment and other charges.

Cleaning house

Asked about similarities between this case and three officers — including one from the 25th — arrested in July for allegedly shaking down a heroin dealer who turned out to be an undercover DEA agent, Ramsey said his anti-corruption push “could get worse before it gets better. We wouldn’t have to clean house if it wasn’t dirty in the first place.”

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Two Philly Cops Rob Undercover Cop For $24,000 Marijuana & $3,000 In Cash!

Posted by yoMcLovin on October 7, 2010

People wonder why folks don’t like cops…well here’s a prime example.  These two d*ck-heads robbed an undercover cop for $24,000 of marijuana and $3,000 in cash. 

Peep game

Two Philadelphia police officers have been charged with criminal conspiracy, robbery, kidnapping, unlawful restraint, false imprisonment, theft, and other related charges, according to officials.

Sean Alivera, 31, and Christopher Luciano, 23, allegedly robbed a supposed drug dealer of 20 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $24,000 as well as $3,000 in cash. It turns out that the man they thought was a drug dealer was actually an undercover officer.

Authorities also believe that the two planned to have the drugs redistributed on the street by an un-named drug dealer.

“These two men are a disgrace to their badges, but they should not reflect on the hard working men and women in the police department,” said Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams.

At least five Philadelphia officers have been accused or convicted in the past year of trying to rob drug dealers. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey reportedly plans to clean house in the 6,600-member department.

“As far as corrupt cops, if they want to continue to do what they’re doing we will find them, we will arrest them and they will be prosecuted, period,” said Ramsey. “There is no middle ground here. Absolutely none.”

 

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