A US teenager has been detained with the use of force and hit with a baton.several times for what witnesses described as jaywalking in Stockton, California. The 16-year-old boy was charged with trespassing and resisting arrest.
Putting people in jail for non-violent crimes is mostly about revenue-generation for the state. An entire economy, jobs, etc. is based around war on drugs, continues even though marijuana has already been legalized in several states. California Department of Corrections: 5,887 persons serving “Three Strikes” sentences. More than 19% sentenced for drug crimes, 32 sentenced to life for marijuana, in a state where medical marijuana is legal.
President Obama announced a new executive order on Tuesday which authorizes federal agencies to conduct behavioral experiments on U.S. citizens in order to advance government initiatives.
Schools increasingly resemble places of detention more than places of learning. From metal detectors to drug tests, increased policing, electronic surveillance, reflect a society fixated on crime, security and violence.” In the American police state, you’re either a prisoner (shackled, controlled, monitored, ordered about, limited in what you can do and say, your life not your own) or a prison bureaucrat (police officer, judge, jailer, spy, profiteer, etc.).
Nearly one third of Americans could imagine supporting a military coup d'état against their own government in the United States, according to a new survey. The YouGov poll found that 29 percent of people in the US could imagine supporting the overthrow of the American government. The survey also showed that 43 percent of Republicans would support a military overthrow, while 20 percent of Democrats and 29 percent of independents would.
Newly-appointed acting Drug Enforcement Administration chief Chuck Rosenberg supports marijuana’s controversial classification alongside hardcore drugs like heroin as a Schedule I narcotic with no medical use.
The laws of physics fail, low temperature fires cause steel-framed buildings to collapse at free-fall speed, for the first time in history. Explosion-proof passports, survive the destruction discovered on top of the debris. World Trade Center leaseholder Larry Silverstein insure the buildings against terrorist attack only six weeks previously.
The 1st Amendment protects speech, religion, assembly and the press: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. The Supreme Court has also interpreted the First Amendment as protecting freedom of association. However, the government is arresting those speaking out … and violently crushing peaceful assemblies which attempt to petition the government for redress.
62-year-old Jeff Mizanskey, imprisoned more than two decades on a nonviolent marijuana- charge, released from Jefferson City Correctional Center. Mizanskey was initially sentenced to life in prison without parole for buying pot. Even in states where cannabis is legal, most cannabis convicts have yet to be pardoned and released.
Welcome to America today. It is a land in which facts have been redefined as enemy propaganda, a land in which legally protected whistleblowers are redefined as “fifth columns” or foreign agents subject to extermination, a land in which America is immune from criticism and all crimes are blamed on those whom Washington intends to rule.
A 24-year-old male who was arrested for stealing $5 worth of groceries was found dead in his jail cell last Wednesday after being held behind bars and without bail for almost four months. “As of right now it is deemed ‘natural causes’,” said Natasha Perry, the master jail officer at the Hampton Roads regional jail in Portsmouth. Mitchell’s family believes he died from starvation after refusing to eat and take his medications.
The unidentified gunman reportedly shot the officer from behind, walking up and then firing again when deputy Goforth had fallen to the ground. There has been no indication of the gunman’s motive. A manhunt for the suspectis underway.
An assistant professor in the law department of the US Military Academy at West Point has argued that legal scholars critical of the war on terrorism represent a “treasonous” fifth column that should be attacked as enemy combatants.
Mobile internet services have been blocked in the Indian state of Gujarat(home to nearly 63 million people), following violent protests led by the Patel community after one of its leaders was detained by local police in Ahmedabad.
North Dakota has become the first state to legalize drones equipped with non lethal weapons for the police. North Dakota will be able to equip their drones with less than lethal weapons like rubber bullets and tasers.
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