Japanese troops set off a explosion on a train track in 1931, falsely blamed China to justify invasion of Manchuria. Nazi SS admitted at Nuremberg trials Nazi operatives faked attacks on their own people, blamed on the Poles, to justify invasion of Poland. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev admitted in writing Soviet Union Red Army shelled Russian village of Mainila in 1939, blaming attack on Finland – as basis for launching the “Winter War” against Finland. CIA admits it hired Iranians in the 1950′s to pose as Communists, stage bombings in Iran to turn country against its democratically-elected prime minister. Israel admits in 1954 Israeli terrorist in Egypt planted bombs in buildings, left behind “evidence” implicating Arabs. Former Italian Prime Minister and former head of Italian counterintelligence admit NATO, Pentagon, and CIA, carried out terror bombings in Italy and other European countries in the 1950s; blamed the communists to rally people’s support for their governments fight against communism.
Attacks on opponents of GM are designed to whip up emotive, populist sentiment and denigrate critics; portrays those who question GM as heretics clinging to faith and relying on an “army of quacks and pseudo-environmentalists waging a leftist war on science. Described critics of GM as a ‘ anti-science Luddites implying that critics have a political agenda;.say that GM is probably safer than traditional foods, which it clearly isn’t.
For years, many homeless people have spent the night in airports. .People sleeping in airports has grown. . One individual, according to Bloomberg , has lived in LaGuardia for 20 years. Officials are now cracking down on that arrangement, .arrest violators..
A class action lawsuit has been filed in Texas to prevent the State from reinstituting debtors’ prisons for people who are to poor to pay traffic fines and petty misdemeanors. This latest lawsuit is one of many lawsuits that have been filed all across America recently, as more and more judges are jailing citizens for failing to pay their fines..“Class C prosecutions in Austin Municipal Court trap people who are too poor to pay in an endless cycle of accumulating debt. The court burdens people who are too poor to pay with additional fees and logistical hurdles at every step of the process.
Constitutional protections have been diminished by hegemonic political ambitions. Indefinite detention, torture, and murder are now acknowledged practices of the United States government. Power is the horse ridden by evil. In the 20th century the horse was ridden hard, and the 21st century shows an increase in pace. Millions of people were exterminated in the 20th century. Washington’s drive for hegemony over US citizens and the rest of the world is based entirely on the exercise of force. Western civilization, the product of thousands of years of striving, hangs in the balance.
William Casey: "We'll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false;.."was the 13th CIA Director appointed by President Reagan from 1981 until he left in January 1987. During his tenure at the CIA, Casey played a large role shaping Reagan’s foreign policy – particular Reagan’s approach to the Soviet Union.
, Dalene Bowden was fired from her job last week as a food service worker at Irving Middle School in Pocatello, Idaho after she gave a hungry student with no money a free lunch. The total cost of the food was $1.70. Letter, signed by Susan Petit, Director of Human Resources of Pocatello School District 25, stated: “The reason of your termination is due to your theft-stealing [sic] school district or another’s property and inaccurate transactions when ordering, receiving, and serving food.” Never written up or reprimanded for her job performance. She did, however, receive a verbal warning for giving a student a free cookie. Bowden offered to pay for the $1.70 lunch but was rejected.
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders: U.S. incarceration ratean "international embarrassment," outlined his plan for criminal justice reform, a platform that includes ending for-profit prisons, removing marijuana from the federal list of controlled substances, eliminating the death penalty, and ending mandatory minimum sentencing.
A senior executive with the second-largest for-profit prison company in America assured investment bankers last summer that despite talk of drug policy and criminal justice reform, the country will continue to “attract crime,” generating new “correctional needs.” Pivate prison firms pushed for tougher sentencing laws at the state level and have been tied to efforts in recent years to compel local law enforcement officers to enforce immigration laws.
50,000 people rallied in the Polish capital Warsaw on Saturday to denounce what they see as threats to democracy by the newly elected government. The conservative, Jaroslaw Kaczynski-led Law and Justice Party, which gained power in October, "has forced out the head of the country’s anti-corruption agency, limited the opposition's oversight of secret services and outlined plans to overhaul public media, raising concerns about the system of checks and balances, guaranteed by the constitution."
An all-white jury convicted the former officer, who is white and Asian, in attacks on eight black women. He could spend the rest of his life in prison based on the jury's recommendation that he serve a total of 263 years.
In the past week, people in various different states have been arrested and held on terrorism charges for buying too many cellphones. FBI investigators have been unable to prove that the suspects have any links to terrorism, but are still holding many of them on frivolous terrorism charges, despite lack of evidence.
Government is going after another part of the government for its refusal to stop taking stuff without securing a conviction. Two New Mexico state senators Lisa Torraco and Daniel Ivey-Soto are suing Albuquerque after the city has refused to stop seizing residents’ cars, despite a law passed earlier this year ending the practice of civil asset forfeiture; said Albuquerque is defying the new law and “has continued to take property using civil forfeiture without requiring that anyone be convicted of a crime.”
Port St. Lucie, FL, police responded to a hit-and-run, police dispatch got an automated call from a vehicle emergency system stating the owner of a Ford vehicle was involved in a crash and to press zero to speak with the occupants of the vehicle. Cathy Bernstein, told dispatch there had been no accident, Police went to Bernsteins's home, her vehicle had extensive front-end damage and silver paint from Preston's vehicle on it. Bernstein's airbag had also been deployed. Bernstein admitted to the hit-and-run. Bernstein was arrested and taken to Jail.
Former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges, 33, has been sentenced to 71 months in prison for stealing 20,000 bitcoins from Silk Road vendors, has to forfeit $650,000. DEA agent Carl Mark Force IV, was charged with money laundering, obstruction of justice, and extortion under color of official right for similar crimes, using his position as an agent to take more than $700,000 in bitcoins, sentenced to 78 months in prison after he pled guilty.
War on drugs cost over $1 trillion, 51 billion spent annually in the United States. In 2013, at least 2.2 million people were incarcerated in U.S., U.S. home to the world’s largest prison population. About half the inmates in the federal prison system are there for nonviolent drug crime.
Hours after Donald Trump suggested the U.S. ban Muslims from entering the United States, the Republican presidential candidate said America should also consider “closing the Internet up in some way” to fight Islamic State terrorists in cyberspace. Trump mocked anyone who would object that his plan might violate the freedom of speech, saying “these are foolish people, we have a lot of foolish people.”
Pittsburgh Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police “has filed a civil rights grievance against the city, claiming officers have been order to undergo drug and alcohol testing that is in violation of their contract.” Union attorney Bryan Campbell describes the policy as “an illegal search and seizure.” Under the contract police officers can be subjected to drug or alcohol tests only in three circumstances: When an officer displays signs of impairment on the job, fires a weapon, or is involved in a vehicle crash.
TV journalist Ted Koppel: The Internet, whatever its advantages, has become a potential “weapon of mass destruction,” The threat is hacking intended to destabilize entire societies; someone hacks into the nation’s electric power grid, causes large parts of it to crash.
Waverly, OH — After killing his neighbor, an inebriated Pike County sheriff’s deputy was arrested and charged with felony manslaughter for accidentally shooting him in the head. Although the deputy initially reported the shooting, he neglected to inform the dispatcher that he had pulled the trigger.
Less than a month after the Paris attacks, France has drawn up a draft law to extend state of emergency for up to six months from the current three-month limit.
Chemtrails, laden with toxic chemicals and heavy metals other ‘ingredients’ like mycotoxins, mold spores, mycoplasma, human white blood cells-A, desiccated human red blood cells. Some call chemtrail flu “chemtrail syndrome.” GeoEngineeringWatch.org publishes a litany of symptoms on its webpage “Chemtrail Syndrome: A Global Pandemic of Epic Proportions:” bill [H.R. 2977] introduced into the 107th U.S. Congress in 2001, chemtrails were referred to as an “exotic weapons system.”
With the ability to read their mail and record their phone conversations, state prisons have increasingly been filing lawsuits against inmates with over $10,000 in assets. Some counties, discontinued their jail’s pay-to-stay program because the cost of employing collection agencies turned out to be more expensive than the fees they were collecting since an estimated 80% of prisoners are indigent.
US officials have admitted they held the wrong man at Guantanamo Bay prison for 13 years because his name was similar to that of a high-profile terrorist suspect. The wrongly imprisoned man, Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri, is now getting ready for reintegration into society.
Can Dündar, editor in chief of Cumhuriyet, and Erdem Gül, the newspaper’s capital correspondent in Ankara, arrested last week on charges of spying and aiding and abetting terrorists. "The charges center on a Cumhuriyet report in May, including photos and video, suggesting Turkish intelligence was secretly ferrying weapons to extremist Syrian rebels. A court in Istanbul ordered the arrest of three senior army officers, including two generals on charges of espionage and leading a terrorist group involving the search of Turkish intelligence trucks in 2014.
Philip Williams’ home was demolished in the spring by town officials while he spent six months recuperating from surgical complications in Fort Lauderdale. Hempstead, New York, officials deemed his modest two-story home unfit for habitation, knocked it down. Mortgage, property taxes were up to date.
The state of emergency bans all forms of public protest for three months, police seized upon this standing ban to stage a brutal crackdown on a crowd of several thousand people. Police used their emergency powers to place two dozen ecological activists under house arrest without trial, over 100 unidentified people put under house arrest.
The most potent threats to human rights are often birthed out of moments of fear. People and their governments are capable of some of the most heinous atrocities in the name of preserving the state, in the face of real or imagined threats. During times like these, while many are mourning, governments and their adversaries alike can seize the opportunities brought about by the air of death and fear.
France is using the terror attack as the excuse now to shut down pre-paid debt cards. Terrorists can circumvent any restriction. It is like gun control. Criminal do not buy guns at a store. Like drugs, they are readily available on the streets. Regulations only impact honest people just like debt cads or whatever
The French interior ministry said Friday the government was trying to prevent the activists from demonstrating ahead of the COP21 conference, but their lawyers and Amnesty International accused the government of abusing the 'state of emergency' put into effect after the Paris attacks.
Google agreed to strengthen the bilateral relations with Israel’s Foreign Ministry, and build a mechanism of “collaborative work” that would make both parties partners in monitoring the published materials and censoring them.
The journalists were arrested, accused of assisting a terrorist organisation because of footage published apparently showing the state intelligence agency sending weapons into Syria
All major routes coming in and out of Bel Air, Maryland were blocked by police Tuesday, who set up checkpoints and searched cars with drug dogs. Thousands of cars were searched in the operation, not reported by any local news media, not announced by the police department. Witnesses reported that the police were actually in search of drugs, specifically heroin, they had massive construction signs posted that said “Heroin checkpoint ahead, Drug K9 In Use.”
Mainstream media, with its exceptional reach, is able to mold the public’s first impression of any global event thereby establishing the ‘official story,’ the one that is repeated again and again during the first moments of a crisis. They capitalize on the immediate shock value of an act of extraordinary violence or unrest to mold public perception into conformity.
Beware of mammoth legislation that expands government powers. Torture makes you no better than terrorists. Allowing government to spy on the citizenry will not reduce acts of terrorism, will result in a surveillance society. Don’t lose sight of what government is doing. If you stop holding government accountable to rule of law, the only laws it abides by will be ones used to clamp down on the citizenry. Do not turn your country into a battlefield, your citizens into enemy combatants, law enforcement officers into extensions of the military. If you remain fearful and distrustful of each other, you will be incapable of standing united against threats by a power-hungry government. If you trade freedom for security, the terrorists win.
New law expected to take effect in January, the State Department will block Americans with “seriously delinquent” tax debt from receiving new passports and will be allowed to rescind existing passports of people who fall into that category. The list of affected taxpayers will be compiled by the Internal Revenue Service using a threshold of $50,000 of unpaid federal taxes.
Oregon, where marijuana was recently legalized, a government agency has rejected food donations for the holidays because the donations came on the behalf of a marijuana-related organization. A group called Women Leaders in Cannabis was able to raise considerable food donations for people in need and initially their contributions were accepted by Oregon’s Department of Human Services.
Australian government has seized on the terrorist attacks in Paris to legitimise the drive to war and further erode basic rights. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declared the events in Paris were “the work of the devil” warned similar attacks likely to occur in Australia. The New South Wales police force has been granted extraordinary powers to “shoot to kill” alleged terrorists on sight.
The US Government is actively seeking those who criticize government, specifically Barack Obama, and arresting them without charging them. They are remanded to mental health institutions where they are given “training” on how to view the world.
Minneapolis police said they deployed chemical irritants to disperse activists protesting the death of Jamar Clark, killed by officers who have now been named.
France pushed through legislation that includes a plan to censor the internet. Specifically the Minister of the Interior will be given the power to block any website that is deemed to be "promoting terrorism or inciting terrorist acts.
Local officials in Britain have responded to the growth of social destitution resulting from continued mass unemployment and cuts to social spending with sweeping efforts to crack down on the homeless population. Labour Party-led Manchester City Council banned homeless people from setting up any form of temporary accommodation anywhere in the centre of the city.
After a meeting with administration officials on Friday, Maine legislative leaders looked unlikely to acquiesce to Gov. Paul LePage’s demand for more funding to hire drug agents or else he would activate the National Guard to deal with the state’s drug crisis.
Mark Kennedy, an undercover policeman sent to spy on her circle of activist friends. For seven years, he adopted a fake persona to infiltrate environmental groups. Police had agreed to give a full apology and pay compensation to Lisa and six other women for the trauma they suffered after being deceived into forming intimate relationships with police spies. Lisa Jones had been active in environmental, anti-capitalist, and anti-nuclear campaigns.
The vice president of the Medef (French employers federation), Geoffrey Roux de Bézieux, proposed yesterday to establish close coordination between business owners and intelligence services to pick out any workers with suspect ideas or behavior. If “someone has radical behavior, the duty of the CEO, as of any citizen, is to point out this behavior to the police.
Medical marijuana patients and supporters gathered today at DEA headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, to hand in more than 100,000 petition signatures demanding the resignation or firing of DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg after he called medical marijuana "a joke."It was signed by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Sam Farr (D-CA)Jim McDermott (D-WA), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), and Ted Lieu (D-CA). Blumenauer took to the House floor to echo the call for Rosenberg's resignation or firing.
Following Paris attacks, French National Assembly voted to extend the nation's state of emergency for a further three months. The state of emergency bill has alarmed civil liberties campaigners, who are concerned about several measures they deem "authoritarian", particularly the expansive powers police have been granted to conduct computer searches, net censorship, and curtail the freedom of association.
The National Assembly, the lower house of France’s parliament, voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve a three-month extension of the state of emergency declared by French President François Hollande in the wake of the November 13 Paris terror attacks. The legislation enables warrantless searches and seizures, detention of individuals without an indictment, and bans on demonstrations and protests, and suspends freedom of association.
The measures being taken by the government of President François Hollande in response to Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris constitute an unprecedented attack on democratic rights. The Socialist Party government has declared a state of emergency, mobilized more than 100,000 security personnel throughout the country, including regular police, gendarmes, paramilitary riot police and military forces. These paramilitary forces given the power to raid any home and arrest or kill anyone declared a threat.
Landon Riddle of Colorado 3 years old, has acute lymphocytic leukemia, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow; given a few weeks to live after reacting badly to chemotherapy. His mother began to administer medical marijuana, chemo became unnecessary. Wasn’t legal in Utah, mother moved to Colorado. Began giving him THC, his red and white blood cell counts increased dramatically after a few doses. Landon’s cancer is now in full remission.
In response to the deadly Paris attacks, the French military has deployed a further 1,000 troops to ensure safety on the capital’s streets. The military deployment comes amid French Defense Ministry’s promises to revise national security strategy.
CIA Director John Brennan; Paris attacks must serve as a “wake-up call.” He demanded an end to “hand-wringing” over blanket government spying on the entire population of the US and the world carried out in the name of combating terrorism. Demands for a sharp escalation of the US military intervention in the Middle East, including calls for the dispatch of another American expeditionary force into Syria.
French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday will ask Parliament to extend state-of-emergency powers — in effect since Friday’s attacks in Paris but legally limited to 12 days for three months. Such powers let the interior ministry order house arrest for people deemed dangerous, allow house searches without judicial approval. State-of-emergency powers would allow interior ministry to prohibit free movement of people or vehicles at any time. Police forces could order the closure of theaters and concert halls. Checkpoints could be set up outside public and private buildings.
US Congressman Peter King claims that the US government needs to get access to encryption keys to prevent terrorists from avoiding detection or going dark.
The measures proposed by French President François Hollande would give the president the right to exercise arbitrary powers, transfer public authority from civilian institutions to the military and suspend basic democratic rights.
CIA director John Brennan criticized new privacy protections, claiming they are hampering government’s ability to find terrorists continued the push for law enforcement to get “backdoor” access to everyone’s encrypted smartphones. No evidence has been offered to support claim the Paris attackers used encrypted communication. Blaming Snowden is a desperate attempt to shift blame for the terror attacks onto whistleblowers, journalists and encryption technology.
Between 1989 and 2010, U.S. attorneys seized an estimated $12.6 billion in asset forfeiture cases. The growth rate during that time averaged +19.4% annually. In 2010 alone, the value of assets seized grew by +52.8% by 2014,$4.5 billion for the year. According to the FBI, the total amount of goods stolen by criminals in 2014 burglary offenses $3.9 billion in property losses. This means that the police are now taking more assets than the criminals.
In Luis v. US federal government arguing it has the power to freeze all of a defendant’s assets, including those not earned through crime; financially cripple someone before convicted, had a trial and not allow them to use assets that are theirs to Sixth Amendment right to counsel by taking away money could use to hire a defense attorney. US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer: “The principle the government, without proving guilt of any crime can take all of his money,” I’ve never heard of such a principle.”
What the US and France learned from the Charlie Hebdo skepticism on the Internet is to keep the story flowing. More importantly, the story was followed quickly by more drama: pursuit of a suspected perpetrator into Belgium, a French bombing attack on the Islamic State, French aircraft carrier sent to the Middle East, declaration of war by the French President against ISIL, speculation that Hollande, pressured by Washington, will invoke NATO’s Article V, which will pull NATO into an invasion of the Islamic State. By superceding each event with a new one, the public’s attention is shifted away from the attack itself.
Although “the legislative environment is very hostile today,” the intelligence community’s top lawyer, Robert S. Litt, said to colleagues in an August e-mail obtained by The Post, “it could turn in the event of a terrorist attack or criminal event where strong encryption can be shown to have hindered law enforcement.”
Some of the law’s biggest cheerleaders now admit the tsunami of higher monthly insurance premiums coupled with colossally higher deductions (which dramatically boost out-of-pocket expenses) are hurting Americans. Tennessee, state insurance commissioner approved a 36 percent rate increase. Minnesota, officials approved increases averaging 49 percent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Candidate Obama was promising his health reform plan would lower premiums by $2,500 a year.
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said that 23 people had been arrested — while 104 others detained for questioning — over a 48-hour period. He added that guns, bulletproof vests and even a rocket launcher had been seized. "This is just the beginning," Cazeneuve said. "The response of France will be total.
Though the investigation into Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris has hardly begun, France’s Socialist Party (PS) government is claiming draconian police powers, planning to extend the current state of emergency for three months or more and intensify wars in the Middle East.
Terrorism creates fear, and fear drives fools into the hands of the government that created the terrorism that created the fear. The Western world consists of a tyranny in which brainwashed nonentities live in a constructed reality.
The “found passport” worked for them for 9/11. It worked again for Charlie Hebdo. So now they have used it a third time. They know that Americans are total dumbshits and can be told anything. No matter how preposterous, the dumbshits will believe it. But Americans are not capable of believing truth. They have been brainwashed that truth is “conspiracy theory.” A population this stupid has no future.
AFP, RT, Reuters, ITV, Sky News, AP, Fox News and Sputnik, are all reporting that a Syrian passport was found either on, or near, the body of one of the suicide bombers in Paris. This story is a mirror image of another that surfaced on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. According to CBS, “a passerby found the passport of one of the hijackers” on the street just hours after the 9/11 attacks. Building it supposedly came from was completely engulfed in fire.
The Berkley Police Review Commission in California admits DHS run Fusion Centers are tracking American's social, political and religious views.
With the death toll from police brutality continuing to mount, the US Supreme Court on Monday issued a decision expanding the authoritarian doctrine of “qualified immunity,” which shields police officers from legal accountability. When a civil rights case is summarily dismissed by a judge on the grounds of “qualified immunity,” the case is legally terminated. It never goes to trial before a jury and is never decided on its constitutional merits.
“Neuropolitics” is the attempt to read your mind by scanning facial expressions and feeding them into an algorithm. Biofeedback—including heart rate, eye movements and skin conditions—can also be captured and used for political and government purposes, could analyze facial expressions and tweak their message. The technology has been used by politicians in several countries, including Mexico, Poland, Colombia, and Turkey.
Two officers, Derrick Stafford, 32, of Mansura, and Norris Greenhouse Jr., 23, of Marksville, have been held on $1 million bond each for the shooting death of a six-year-old autistic boy marshals fired on the child’s father’s vehicle last Tuesday.
The Woods Hole “Our Radioactive Ocean” project has erased years of Fukushima Pacific contamination data from their website. The website originally contained data from their 2011 monitoring voyage and data for each year up to 2015. As of today the website only contains data for 2013-2014 with some of the 2013 data near Hawaii now missing.
Gary, Indiana, political leaders are courting GEO Group to have the private prison company build a detention camp for undocumented immigrants, touted as a job-creator and a source of revenue. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson estimated the facility would generate $1 million in annual property taxes. “I can use that,” she noted. Councilwoman Linda Barnes-Caldwell:“I think it is a wonderful idea. It will bring revenue to the city and jobs. And I think it is an ideal location. GEO has faced hundred of lawsuits over conditions within its facilities.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Monday he opposes any eventual legalization of marijuana, five days after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of four people who wanted to grow pot for personal use. but said he was willing to listen to other opinions, welcomed a debate on the question, and invited doctors, sociologists and other academics to contribute."
Americans have a shrinking participation in the production of the goods and services that are marketed to them. Financialization is the process of removing any public presence in the economy and converting the economic surplus into interest payments to the financial sector. The Trans-Pacific and Trans-Atlantic Partnerships eliminate political sovereignty and turn governance over to global corporations.
European Commission is preparing to target people who hyperlink on the internet, forcing search engines and news portals to pay media companies for linking to their content; considering putting the simple act of linking to content under copyright protection. Each weblink would become a legal landmine, hold every single actor on the Internet liable.
The "Project Safe Campus" (PSC) program is an anonymous CASH rewards program that pays students $100.00 to spy on fellow classmates. A school or university will receive $3,000 for every student they report to DHS/ Police.
State law passed in 2001 and upheld by state Supreme Court in 2004, you can be arrested, tried and convicted for having marijuana in your system, even if you ingested it in another state or country (or Indian reservation). Someone who legally smokes marijuana in Colorado and then drives across the prairie to South Dakota can be charged with the crime of having smoked marijuana elsewhere; same for medical marijuana patients.
DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg: there is other stuff in our society that is dangerous that is perfectly legal. “There are pieces of marijuana—extracts or constituents or component parts—that have great promise” for medicinal use.
The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released the full text of the ubiquitous Trans Pacific Trade Partnership deal. It would affect your Internet privacy, your ability to choose whether or not to eat GM food, and could even force multiple countries’ citizens to lose their rights for free speech or a fair trial for commodities traded between corporations.
Televised screen shots taken Tuesday night of live election returns in Ohio provided by the Secretary of State's office showed hundreds of thousands of votes flipping from the "yes" to "no" column of Issue 3, the ballot measure to legalize marijuana.
Mexico's Supreme Court ruled 4-to-1 Wednesday that outlawing the possession and use of the marijuana plant represents a violation of fundamental human rights.
The Louisiana police department whose officers shot and killed an autistic 6-year-old child this week keep changing their story on what prompted their officers to shoot. Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson admitted no gun was found in the vehicle, or warrants.
Slammed to the ground and manhandled on video, a former student filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court Thursday against two campus police officers for using excessive force and threatening to fire a Taser at another student recording the arrest. Warned for smoking a cigarette outside, the student was followed into the class and arrested for trespassing after showing the cops her student ID.
The “war on terror” was a hoax. Americans were deceived by policymakers, who are pursuing a hegemonic agenda. The American people were too trusting and too gullible and, consequently, Americans were easily betrayed by Washington and by the presstitute media. The consequences for Americans are an aborted Constitution, a police/spy state and rising resentment and hatred of America around the world.
More than 1,100 local, state, and tribal law enforcement departments responded to the 2015 National Drug Threat Survey. aCops do not perceive marijuana to be a threat. Drugs that cops are worried about are heroin and methamphetamine. Prince George’s County police blame recent spike in Maryland murders on decriminalization of marijuana – despite no evidence to back up their claim.
“Verizon scans the digital signatures of all inbound and outbound email messages to reduce the overall volume of spam on our network” and all email containing a hyperlink will be considered spam.
New Haven police department announced its plans this week to start stealing things from unsuspecting residents who leave their doors unlocked. According to Lt. Herbert Sharp of the NHPD, police are now taking private property from unlocked cars and bringing it to the station to “deter theft with no search warrant.
Ohio voters rejected a ballot measure that would have legalized the recreational and medical use of marijuana in the state, the Associated Press reported. The proposal would have only permitted a small set of investors to control the commercial pot industry.
An Ohio mother lost custody of her newborn daughter last month — over the objections of social workers — because she used a marijuana-based tea to treat labor pains.
Schools are no longer places of learning. They are places of punishment. Kids are punished for the most absurd reasons. Nothing more than behaving as a child brings on punishment. Schools have become places of control, repression, and punishment.
DHS/Coast Guard are spying on American boaters and they're forcing them to send their location to the Coast Guard every 15-30 seconds! DHS is forcing boaters to purchase their own transponders which can go from $500 dollars to thousands of dollars! These transponders will ping their speed and location to DHS/Coast Guard, FOREIGN governments and the UN!
House Republicans are pushing to give private debt collectors the right to target all unpaid tax bills, handing a traditional IRS responsibility over to an industry with a long record of consumer abuse.
In states that do revoke law enforcement licenses, the process can take years, enabling problem officers to find other jobs. And while there is a national index of decertified officers, contributing to it is voluntary and experts say the database, which is not open to the public, is missing thousands of names.
A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department sergeant who was convicted of beating a visitor to a downtown jail and then falsifying reports about the incident was sentenced on Monday to eight years in prison.
"Airports are on the verge of becoming war zones, where anyone is liable to be stopped, questioned, and even searched merely on the basis of the on-the-spot exercise of discretion by police officers, nearly every stretch of interstate is considered a drug corridor.
In a yearlong investigation of sexual misconduct by U.S. law enforcement, The Associated Press uncovered about 1,000 officers who lost their badges in a six-year period for rape, sodomy and other sexual assault; sex crimes that included possession of child pornography; or sexual misconduct, represents only those officers whose licenses to work in law enforcement were revoked, and not all states take such action.
UK Police are asking the government for new surveillance powers to be able to view the Internet search history of every single person in the country. Richard Berry, the National Police Chiefs’ Council spokesman told The Guardian We essentially need the ‘who, where, when and what’ of any communication – who initiated it, where were they and when did it happened. And a little bit of the ‘what’, were they on Facebook, or a banking site.
Jonathan Lundgren’s research found bees and monarch butterflies can be harmed by a widely used class of insecticides. In a whistleblower case filed Wednesday, the United States Agriculture Department entomologist alleges he faced retaliation because of his research.
Starting next fall it will be illegal to install wood-burning heaters and stoves in new homes in at least one major American city: San Francisco. Even wood stoves certified as low emission by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be banned.
MEPs voted 285 - 281 to recognise the NSA whistleblower's status as a "human rights defender" and asked member states to grant him protection from extradition to the US, where he is wanted under several Espionage Act charges.
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