Just last month, in the 31 days of March, police in the United States killed more people than the UK did in the entire 20th century. In fact, it was twice as many; police in the UK only killed 52 people during that 100 year period.
An ex-Houston police officer broke down in tears after he was sentenced to life in prison Monday for raping a waitress in the back of his patrol car.
Police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes.”Privatized prison system $70 billion per year industry that demands more incarceration. Prisoners make McDonald’s uniforms, circuit boards for IBM, Texas Instruments and Dell. Halliburton subsidiary, Dick Cheney’s firm, awarded $385 million federal contract to build concentration camps in the US. School security industry a $4.9 billion annual business that instills in youth acceptance of tyranny.
In September 2014 the Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseny “Jaz” Yatsenyuk announced plans to build a wall after the Berlin model on the border with Russia. The electric fence with barbed wire and mines will be 2,000 kilometres in length and cost around €100 million. The project will be financed mainly by EU taxpayers’ money.
More than 750 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in medical experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s and 1950s in which subjects—including orphans, other children and mental patients, according to plaintiffs—were deliberately infected with venereal diseases without their consent. These experiments came to light in 2010.
California Polytechnic State University-Pomona is now requiring students who engage in free speech activities on campus to apply for a permit issued weekdays between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also seek approval from school officials over the content and to restrict his activity to a campus “free-speech zone.”
Ukrainian President Poroshenko has submitted a bill to his country’s parliament allowing for the internment of Russian citizens living in Ukraine. On January 27, the Ukrainian parliament adopted a bill recognizing Russia as an aggressor country.
Ukrainian journalist and political analyst Yuri Romanenko says it's time for Ukraine's Armed Forces to start a deliberate campaign of murdering Russian journalists in Donbass, for the purpose of attracting global media attention. " We need to direct Ukrainian army snipers to shoot people wearing PRESS helmets, making them priority targets."
Recent announcement that India (a constitutional republic) has now green-lighted drones for controlling “unruly crowds. India already has embarked on a range of oppressive measures throughout their society, including biometric national ID program for all of its 1.2 billion residents.
A hard-working Texas man, campus electrician for Tarrant County College; works from before sun-up to after sun-downwas thrown in jail after warrant was issued for his arrest for an overgrown lawn. Unable to pay fine, $1,700.
Purvi Patel, a 33 year old woman who says that she had a miscarriage, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for neglect of a dependent and feticide. She is the first woman in the United States to ever be sentenced for such a crime.
Thousands of courts across the country are using private companies to deal with individuals sentenced to probation and collect hundreds of millions of dollars in the process. Added fees and monthly surcharges for probation periods create a “snowballing” effect, costs quickly pile up into unmanageable debt, making petty infractions a road to endless entanglement with the criminal justice system, with significant costs.
Joseph James Greer sued City of Hayward for wrongful death of his father, James Greer. Claims BART officers pulled over his father at sobriety checkpoint his father complied, told officers he was healing from gunshot wound,had a protruding hernia in his stomach. Officers demanded that he lie down on his stomach when he couldn’t do it, they forced him to the ground. Five officers sat on him His father died from“excessive weight of the officers” and “multiple Tasings.”
Ferguson, Missouri: In this city of 21,000 people, 16,000 have outstanding arrest warrants. In fact, in 2013 alone, authorities issued 9,000 warrants for over 32,000 offenses. That’s one-and-a-half offenses for every resident of Ferguson in just one year. Most of the warrants are for minor offenses such as traffic or parking violations. And they’re part of a structural pattern of abuse, according to a recent Department of Justice investigation.
Nashville’s district attorney recently banned his staff from using invasive surgery as a bargaining chip, local attorneys had been using sterilization as part of plea bargains. Davidson County District Attorney Glenn Funk: “I have let my office know that is not an appropriate condition of a plea. It is now policy that sterilization will never be a condition of deal-making in the district attorney's office."
A father sent his 6th grade child's homework from Science class. It asks (and then answers) the question: Are genetically modified foods safe to eat? The sheet pretends to ask if GMOs are safe to eat, but never offers any info contrary to the answer - yes. Whether the student's answers are right or wrong, the message is clear - GMO vaccine-foods are a healthy part of a complete breakfast.
Chicago police stopped a quarter of a million people over a four-month period in 2014 without arresting them, surpassing New York City, where years of protest against stop-and-frisk forced the policy of racial profiling into national spotlight, led a federal judge to declare in 2013 that the NYPD's use of stop-and-frisk violated the constitutional rights of Black and Latino New Yorkers who were targeted.
An undercover video taped in 2012 showed Idaho dairy workers beating cows, prompting criminal convictions. State lawmakers responded -- by banning undercover videos.
Retired pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson, a possible Republican presidential candidate, is weighing in on the contentious issue of mandatory vaccinations – asserting people shouldn’t be allowed to refuse shots on religious or philosophical grounds.
Chief Justice James Hardesty testified before Senate Finance and Ways and Means subcommittee the court needed $700,000 by May 1 or it will be out of money, added law enforcement not generating amount of revenue from traffic tickets as it once did, that’s robbing high court of funds. Illinois, speeding tickets produce money for state budget, very little going to local governments.
The online employment service Jobaline.com doesn’t really use the face-to-face interviews, but rather feeds research and algorithms into a computer, which then judges candidates based on how their voice sounds. There are, apparently, different choices for different voices.
Late United States Marine Corps Major General Smedley D. Butler retirement speech titled “War is a Racket”. wrote longer version as a small book. exposed the Business Plot, an alleged plan to overthrow the U.S. government.told congressional committee a group of wealthy businessmen (including individuals from General Motors, Prescott Bush, grandfather of George Bush Jr., J.P. Morgan, and Rockefeller dynasty.) Companies Profiting the Most From War.
The Justice Department has ordered bank tellers across America to contact law enforcement if they suspect your cash withdrawal may have something to do with illicit activity. There doesn’t need to be proof, or any sort of red flag indicator – merely suspicion by the bank teller processing your transaction is now enough to have you investigated by authorities.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a complaint with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) about controversial airport-security practice known as ‘behavioral detection’,they say is ineffective. TSA uses behavioral detection system as part of its Screening Passengers by Observation Techniques program, trained officers look out for suspicious passengers who aren sent for further screening. TSA never said what kind of suspicious behavior they are looking for, critics say things like fidgeting, sweating and eye movement can trigger suspicion.
Ukraine’s Minister of Information Policy announced that he seeks eight to 15 year prison terms for employees of Donetsk and Luhansk television stations.
Can Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu be believed? He urges Jews around the world to immigrate to Israel (known as “making aliya“) where, he says, they will be safe forever...
Scott reportedly ordered longtime employee of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to take time off and seek professional mental treatment for using the term "climate change" in reference to the failed Keystone XL Pipeline project, according to the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.
German police launched massive crackdown on protests against austerity in Europe Wednesday. Between 10,000 and 20,000 people in Frankfurt participated in a demonstration that coincided with opening of the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB). Police responded with massive deployment of 8,000 officers, largest mobilization in the history of the Frankfurt security forces.
Portland cops arrested a homeless woman for charging her phone on a public outlet, a Class C misdemeanor. According to the Electrical Research Institute, it costs about 25 cents a year to charge the average mobile phone. If the phone had gone from zero charge to full charge, the cost would have amounted to mere fractions of a penny.
An Israeli surveillance aerostat, extensively used during the latest war in Gaza, approved for purchase by the US Army, can stay airborne for three days in any weather. Designed for surveillance over “fixed sites, such as military bases, temporary camps, strategic facilities and border crossing checkpoints.”
Katherine Paul, Associate Director of Organic Consumers Association (OCA), organization dedicated to protecting organic standards, censored from SXSW. OCA was asked to sit on the “Southbites: Feed Your Mind” debate in Austin, Texas. Their invitation revoked from orders of Cathleen Enright, executive Vice President of food & agriculture, for the Biotech Industry Organization (BIO).
Some 350 people have been detained at the Blockupy protest in Frankfurt on the day the European Central Bank headquarters open in the city. 88 police have been injured in clashes. Tear gas was used against protesters, who pelted stones and torched cars.
While the default phone encryption offered by Apple (and at some point in the future by Google) still remains free of law enforcement/intelligence "Golden Backdoors," the agencies are one step closer to being legally permitted to hack nearly any computer in the world.
The student is suspended for a year. A sheriff’s deputy files marijuana possession charges in juvenile court. The leaf had field-tested negative three times, policy treats “lookalike” and “imitation” drugs the same as the real thing.
The proposed law to force intermediaries to 'detect, using automatic processing, suspicious flows of connection data'. Internet service providers as well as platforms like Google, Facebook, Apple and Twitter would have to identify suspicious behavior, according to instructions they received, pass the results to investigators.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is recommending the addition of up to 4,000 cameras to be placed along the US-Mexico border, in an effort to curb the burgeoning human trafficking trade and other illicit activity.
.A recent decision by Ministry of Interior ordered every cabaret and motel in the country, should have a system of video cameras in hallways, waiting rooms, entrances, requirement for obtaining a permit to operate; must record everything that happens in front of their lenses, store those videos for six months.
Seventeen people have been killed by police in the week since the Obama Justice Department announced that it would not bring federal charges against Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri cop who killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August.
Obama administration abandoning plans to ban a popular rifle ammunition after onslaught of criticism from the public and lawmakers. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives received more than 80,000 overwhelmingly critical public comments on the proposal to outlaw some types of 5.56 mm rounds, or .223 caliber. Hundreds of lawmakers, including 52 U.S. senators, also objected.
September 1st, 1961, United States filed with United Nations document number 7277, titled Freedom From War: The United States Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World, pledging to submit to UN military authority and to dismantle our own military capability; absorbed into a domestic police force integrated into UN “peacekeeping” force with dominion over the United States.
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