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Austrian Economics: Understand Economics, Understand the World
The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires
The Disappearing Male: From Virility to Sterility

The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off
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Andy's Candyland: How Chicago Police Robbed & Destroyed A Youth Rec Center posted 07/06/2015, 10:59 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


In this video just posted to YouTube by Benn Jordan, he tells the story of "Andy's Candyland," a youth recreational center which was operating without proper permitting in Bridgeport, Chicago in 2012. The center was shut down and their funds were seized by Chicago police after Andy made the "controversial" decision after a gang-shooting had just occurred to meet with the "mourning" gang-members and discuss with them leaving the thug life.

Judge for yourself if you think the story is legit.

Jordan says he sat on the video for the past three years because it was just hear-say and he didn't want to put himself and his community which he calls a "delicate ecosystem" in any jeopardy.

Regardless of the merits of the story, there's good footage of Chicago police ordering Jordan not to film (note, the legality of filming police in Illinois was questionable at the time, one man was facing 75 years in prison at the time for filming cops) and just generally acting like thugs.


Police Shut Down Family Soccer Game For No Permit – "Im In Charge Here" posted 07/06/2015, 10:59 AM (Cop Block)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A British Columbia, Canada family were harassed last Sunday by Surrey police while attempting to have a weekend game of soccer in a public park.

Footage recorded from the scene shows Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers telling Satnam Singh Pawer and his family that they need a permit to play on public property despite other families in the vicinity doing the same thing.

“Listen to me, I'm in charge here today, okay,” one officer goads after clapping her hands as
... (more)




Immigrant Accused Of Murdering Woman Admits to Shooting, Says It Was An Accident, Asks For Harshest Punishment posted 07/06/2015, 10:59 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: General]


The illegal immigrant accused of murdering 32 yr-old Kathryn Steinle of San Francisco spoke with a local ABC affiliate and admitted to shooting, but says it was an accident as he was high on sleeping pills he took out of a dumpster.

Francisco Sanchez, 45, who had been deported five times but said he chose to live in San Francisco due to it'
... (more)


Kathryn Steinle's Mother Condemns Officials After Daughter Shot Dead By Mexican Immigrant posted 07/06/2015, 10:58 AM (The Daily Mail)
[Category: General]
The family of a California woman who was allegedly shot dead by an illegal Mexican immigrant have criticized officials who didn't hand him over after he was jailed just months before the attack.

Grieving relatives of Kathryn Steinle, 32, who was shot dead on San Francisco's Pier 14 Thursday night, made the comments in light of revelations that alleged killer Francisco Sanchez, 45, had already been sent back over the border five times.

Immigration officials said that
... (more)


NYPD Cop Arrested For Third Time In Less Than A Year: Police posted 07/06/2015, 10:58 AM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
An NYPD officer had been arrested three times in less than a year, police say.

Stacey Staniland, 29, was most recently arrested Tuesday night after crashing a motorcycle in Staten Island, cops said. She is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic needle and driving an unregistered motorcycle.

Cops spotted the drug paraphernalia when Staniland reached into her bag to get identification, according to police.

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What Happened To The Man Who refused To Give A Nazi Salute posted 07/06/2015, 10:29 AM (CSMonitor.com)
[Category: History]
August Landmesser, the man reported to be the subject of a viral online photo, was a member of the Nazi Party until 1935 when he decided to marry a Jewish woman.... (more)


Varoufakis Quits: "I Shall Wear the Creditors' Loathing With Pride" posted 07/06/2015, 10:29 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Geopolitics]
Just days after accusing the Troika of engaging in financial terrorism, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has resigned, writing on his blog that he will “wear the creditors' loathing with pride.”

The day before the country’s crucial referendum, Varoufakis told Spain’s El Mundo newspaper that the Troika forced Greece to close its banks for a week in order to “instil fear” and force a ‘yes’ vote – a move that ultimately failed.

“Why did they force us to close th
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Greeks Vote NO To EU-Imposed Austerity posted 07/06/2015, 10:29 AM (Paul Craig Roberts)
[Category: Commentary]
With 90% of the votes counted, the Greek people have voted 61% to 39% against accepting the latest round of austerity that the EU is trying to impose on the Greek people for the benefit of the One Percent. What is amazing is that 39% voted for the One Percent against their own interests. This 39% vote shows that propaganda works to convince people to vote against their own interest.

The vote was not a vote to leave the EU. With the backing of the Greek nation, the Greek government
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Law Preventing Property Seizures Cutting Into Police Budgets posted 07/06/2015, 10:29 AM (Associated Press)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico law enforcement agencies say a new state law that prevents authorities from seizing assets from people unless they are convicted of a crime will devastate their budgets.... (more)


US Latest F-35 Stealth Jet Is Beaten In Dogfight By F-16 From 1970s posted 07/06/2015, 10:28 AM (The Daily Mail)
[Category: Science/Technology]
It’s the most expensive weapon in history but America's F-35 stealth jet has been outperformed by a 40-year-old F-16 jet in a dogfight.

A mock air battle was held over the Pacific Ocean between the cutting-edge F-35 - meant to be the most sophisticated jet ever - and an F-16, which was designed in the 1970s.

But according to the test pilot, the F-35 is still too slow to hit an enemy plane or dodge gunfire. So far it has cost the US military more than $350billion.
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First Woman To Die Of Measles In US For 12 Years WAS Vaccinated posted 07/06/2015, 10:27 AM (The Daily Mail)
[Category: Health]
A woman who became the first person to die of the measles in the U.S. in 12 years had been vaccinated against the disease, it has been revealed.

Health officials said she had the injection as a child but succumbed because she had a compromised immune system.
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Press Roped Down By Aides at Hillary Event posted 07/06/2015, 10:27 AM (The Weekly Standard)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The press was roped down by aides today at Hillary Clinton event in New Hampshire. Photos of the press corps following Clinton at a July 4 parade were shared today on Twitter and Snapchat.... (more)


Pirate Bay Was Worth Doing Prison Time For, Co-Founder Says posted 07/06/2015, 10:27 AM (TorrentFreak)
[Category: Resistance]
A few weeks after his release from Swedish prison, Pirate Bay co-founder Fredrik Neij returned to his home in Laos. Today he shares some thoughts on his time in prison as well as the future that lies ahead. Looking back, Neij concludes that considering the circumstances TPB was well worth doing time for.... (more)


Peter Schiff: The Big Picture posted 07/06/2015, 10:27 AM (Peter Schiff)
[Category: Economy]
The past four years or so have been extremely frustrating for investors like me who have structured their portfolios around the belief that the current experiments in central bank stimulus, the anti-business drift in Washington, and America's mediocre economy and unresolved debt issues would push down the value of the dollar, push up commodity prices, and favor assets in economies with relatively low debt levels and higher GDP growth. But since the beginning of 2011, the Dow Jones Industrial Av... (more)


Burt Shavitz, Co-founder of Burt's Bees, Passes Away posted 07/06/2015, 10:27 AM (WRAL)
[Category: General]
Durham, N.C. — Burt Shavitz, the co-founder and namesake of Burt's Bees, passed away on Sunday, the company said. He was 80.... (more)


Sunday July 5th, 2015

Greeks Say FU to EU Bailout posted 07/05/2015, 5:36 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Geopolitics]
From CBS News:
ATHENS - A government-backed "no" in Greece's bailout referendum is set to win, according to the country's Interior Ministry.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras halted negotiations with creditors to hold the vote and seek a popular rejection of austerity measures. But European officials have warned a "no" vote could risk Greece's membership of the euro.
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Friday July 3rd, 2015

Cop Tells Woman There's "No Excuse" For Parking The Wrong Way, Says It's Against The Law To Film Him posted 07/03/2015, 8:12 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]


A Philadelphia cop was filmed telling a woman there is "no excuse" for parking the wrong way on a street with confusing signage, but then goes on to order the woman to stop filming him, claiming it's "against the law" to film him without his permission.

Of course, it's entirely within the law to film police, and you do not need their permission, but I guess for the cop such ign
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Why Not an 'Independence From the State' Day? posted 07/03/2015, 8:12 AM (Roger Young)
[Category: Commentary]
I'm about to witness my 61st "Independence Day" in the US Collective. And all I see forthcoming is still another celebration of failure, still another empty gesture from clueless citizen/slaves who have no independence.

The supposed "independence" noted and celebrated is recorded in the document known as The Declaration of Independence.  Those enslaved by a king at that time, declared themselves subjects instead to some, as yet, undefined government master (later to be
... (more)


NYPD Cops Terrified of New Bills that Will Stop them from Choking and Illegally Searching People posted 07/03/2015, 8:12 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
New York — People who attempt to assert their rights in police encounters many times learn that officers will rarely actually respect the rights of others. More often than not, they will do whatever they want to people regardless of how much someone expresses their natural born rights.

The most common examples are police searches, which are a clear violation of an individual’s right to protection from unjustified searches and seizures. Officers will notoriously search a person’s b
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Cop Kills Man with Patrol Car While Speeding & Looking at Laptop, Flexes Blue Privilege – No Charges posted 07/03/2015, 8:12 AM (The Free Thought Project)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Port Orange, FL — On December 21, Port Orange Police Officer Silvio Portillo was driving his patrol car at 15 mph above the posted speed limit when he struck and killed a motorcyclist.

Father of two and Navy Veteran, Andrew McIlvain, 39, was riding his motorcycle as Officer Portillo was looking down at his laptop on the way to a “non-priority” noise complaint. When Portillo looked up, it was too late, he was driving over this unsuspecting man.

Two weeks later, McIlv
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Florida Man Sentenced to 8 Months for Driving Away from Interior Border Patrol Checkpoint Too Quickly posted 07/03/2015, 8:11 AM (PINAC)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
When Florida resident Michael Sophin set out on a nationwide road trip in the spring of 2014, he planned on visiting friends and expanding his computer repair business.

However, his plans were abruptly ended on the evening of October 3rd, 2014 after an encounter with a U.S. Border Patrol Agent in Texas landed Sophin in an El Paso jail for 18 days on a federal felony charge of “high speed flight from immigration checkpoint.”
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The Real Untold Story Of Government's Takedown of Silk Road posted 07/03/2015, 8:11 AM (WeAreChange)
[Category: Cover-Up/Deceptions]


In this video Luke Rudkowski talks to Lynn Ulbricht, the mother of Ross Ulbricht who was behind the Silk Road. In this video Lynn breaks down important never before heard information regarding to the case that shows a shocking precedent that has been set with internet freedom.

Currently Ross is sentenced to life in jail and to find our more or help go to http://freeross.org/


Rubio Is Right -- Red-Light Cameras Are A Scam posted 07/03/2015, 8:11 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Commentary]
Marco Rubio's driving habits have been in the spotlight ever since The New York Times attacked him over a handful of minor traffic infractions. The Florida senator downplayed his record behind the wheel by pointing out that red-light cameras are a "scam." PolitiFact chided the Republican presidential candidate for failing to acknowledge that cameras are perfectly legal in his state -- as if that matters.... (more)


Professor Blames Whites For Her Menstrual Problems posted 07/03/2015, 8:11 AM (The Daily Caller)
[Category: General]
Zandria Robinson, the recently-departed University of Memphis professor who described "whiteness" as synonymous with "terror," had even more old tweets resurface Thursday, in which she blames whites for every lethal riot in U.S. history, blasts Dick and Jane stories for being "heteropatriarchal," and even attributes her menstrual disorder to white "microaggressions."

Robinson's blistering anti-white statements first drew widespread attention thanks to reporting by the website Camp
... (more)


Seattle 6th Graders Can't Get a Coke at School, But Can Get an IUD posted 07/03/2015, 8:11 AM (CNS News)
[Category: General]
Middle and high school students can’t get a Coca-Cola or a candy bar at 13 Seattle public schools, but they can get a taxpayer-funded intrauterine device (IUD) implanted without their parents’ consent.... (more)


Virginia School Board Votes to Teach Seventh Graders about 'Gender Identity' posted 07/03/2015, 8:11 AM (CNS News)
[Category: General]
Beginning in seventh grade, public school students in the Virginia suburbs outside Washington, D.C., will be taught about “sexual orientation terms,” including heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality – “and the gender identity term transgender,” according to a newly adopted sex education curriculum.... (more)


Asset Seizure Reforms Now in Effect in Montana & New Mexico posted 07/03/2015, 8:11 AM (Cop Block)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
On Wednesday, laws enacted earlier in the year in Montana and New Mexico went into effect, limiting the ability of police and other law enforcement agencies to use civil asset seizure laws within those states. Civil asset seizures, also commonly known as forfeiture laws, have been some of the biggest drivers of police abuses since they were partn... (more)


What’s Driving Bolivia’s Booming Economy posted 07/03/2015, 8:11 AM (Mises Institute)
[Category: Economy]
To the surprise of many, Bolivia is now Latin America’s fastest growing economy. At a 5 percent growth rate it now outstrips once dominant but now stagnating regional competitors like Brazil and Peru. Furthermore Bolivia boasts some very impressive macrofundametals: its level of international reserves are the highest in all of Latin America, it has slashed its government debt, and its inflation rate stands at a respectable 5 percent. This accompanies a 307 percent increase in average income and ... (more)


Thursday July 2nd, 2015

Chicago Institutes New "Amusement Tax" On Netflix, Streaming Services posted 07/02/2015, 7:07 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Economy]
Chicago has just expanded their 20-year-old "amusement tax" law -- yes they have a tax on amusement -- to apply to streaming services like Netflix and Spotify, but according to the mayor's spokeswoman, this expansion of the law is not an expansion of the law, it's just a clarification of the law in the name of "fairness."

From the Chicago Tribune:
Chicagoans who pay to stream movies and music from services like Netflix and Spotify will now need to fork over... (more)


Record 93.6 Million People Not in American Labor Force, Highest Since 1977 posted 07/02/2015, 7:07 PM (The Daily Sheeple)
[Category: Economy]
While the White House again is smiling through its teeth and claiming, “the strongest two-year job growth since 2000,” a record-setting 93,626,000 Americans did not even participate in the nation's labor force at all in June 2015.

That means that 93.6 million Americans age 16 or older who were not in the military or institutionalized did not hold down a job and didn’t try to find one
... (more)


Germany: YouTube Doesn't Have To Police Piracy Proactively, Court Rules posted 07/02/2015, 7:07 PM (TorrentFreak)
[Category: Science/Technology]
A court in Hamburg, Germany, has ruled that YouTube is not required to actively monitor user uploads for pirated content. The court found that YouTube is not liable for what users upload, but did stress that Google's video platform has to do more to combat copyright infringement.... (more)


Report: Son Shot At Home Invasion Suspects With AK47 posted 07/02/2015, 7:06 PM (Las Vegas Now)
[Category: Resistance]
Metro Police has released more information about the details that led up to a double shooting that left one person dead at a northeast home in Las Vegas.... (more)


TSA Asks America To LOL At Traveler Who Had $75,000 Taken From Him By Federal Agents posted 07/02/2015, 7:14 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The TSA runs a fairly entertaining Instagram account, if you're the sort of person who is impressed by pictures of weapons seized from stupid passengers. That would be the extent of its social media prowess. Its blog is pretty much a 50/50 mix of Yet Another Thing You Can't Take Onboard and Blogger Bob defending the TSA's lat... (more)


War Veteran with PTSD Faces Life in Prison for Pot, His Wife Calls for Help posted 07/02/2015, 7:14 AM (Truth In Media)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
US Marine Corps combat veteran Kristoffer Lewandowski, who served in three tours of duty overseas including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, reportedly faces up to life in prison for pot charges connected to a June 2014 raid on his Geronimo, OK home that occurred after his wife and neighbors called police to get him help for a post-traumatic stress disorder flare-up. However, rather than providing mental health resources, police responding on the scene searched Lewandowski’s home for contraband an... (more)


Video: Americans Have No Idea Why They Are Celebrating the 4th of July posted 07/02/2015, 7:14 AM (Infowars)
[Category: General]


With Americans set to celebrate Independence Day this weekend, Mark Dice illustrated that many beachgoers in San Diego don’t even know when the Declaration of Independence was signed or what the 4th of July even represents.

When asked, “What country famously broke away from England to start their own country in the late 1700’s,” one man responded, “I have no idea man, I don’t kn
... (more)


Video: Americans Have No Clue How Many Stars On American Flag posted 07/02/2015, 7:14 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: General]


They'll throw a fit when someone "disrespects" it, but they haven't got a clue what's on it.


Report: FBI Agents Telling Friends & Family to 'Avoid July 4 Celebrations' posted 07/02/2015, 7:10 AM (Infowars)
[Category: General]
Following warnings by the federal government that terrorists may be planning to attack Independence Day events, FBI agents are reportedly telling friends and family members to avoid major July 4 celebrations.

Gateway Pundit’s Jim Hoft cites an “inside source” who told him that, “FBI agents are telling their friends and family members to avoid “official
... (more)

Gotta "keep fear alive!"


No Charges Against Cops That Killed 17-Yr-Old Kristiana Coignard posted 07/02/2015, 7:14 AM (Cop Block)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
According to information released Friday, there will be no charges brought against the cops  in the Longview Police Department that shot and killed a 17 year old girl in January.
... (more)


Convicted Terrorist's Brother Claims FBI Targeted, Coerced Him posted 07/02/2015, 7:10 AM (WFTS)
[Category: Cover-Up/Deceptions]
The brother of Sami Osmakac defended his relative Tuesday outside the federal courthouse in downtown Tampa.

Osmakac was convicted in June of federal terrorism charges based on his plan to bomb South Tampa’s bar MacDinton’s, take hostages and attack Tampa Bay bridges.

Avni Osmakac said the FBI unfairly targeted his brother.

"They're looking for people like him that are going through their own issues,” Avni Osmakac said.

According t
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Law Enforcement Ranks Anti-Government Extremism as Most Prevalent Terrorist Threat posted 07/02/2015, 7:10 AM (Duke SSPP)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
DURHAM, N.C. -- U.S. law enforcement agencies rank the threat of violence from anti-government  extremists higher than the threat from radicalized Muslims, according to a report released Thursday by the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security (TCTHS).

The report, "Law Enforcement Assessment of the Violent Extremism Threat," wa
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Video: Surveillance Shows Fired NOPD Officer Striking 16-Year-Old Inmate With Shackles posted 07/02/2015, 7:10 AM (New Orleans Advocate)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A teenage girl struck by a shackle-wielding New Orleans police officer told authorities last year that she was having nightmares about her violent treatment at the city’s juvenile detention center, according to an investigative file released this week.

The September run-in prompted the firing last month of Officer Terrance Saulny, a 25-year veteran of the New Orleans Police De
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Family of Former Bodybuilder Killed by Police Bullet While Helping Cops Sues for $25M posted 07/02/2015, 7:10 AM (NY Daily News)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The family of a former bodybuilder killed by an errant police bullet while he was trying to rescue a friend from her crazed ex-boyfriend filed a $25 million lawsuit on Tuesday, the Daily News has learned.

Rafael Laureano, 51, was asked by cops to break down the door to his friend’s home last September 29 while she was under attack from Francisco Carvajal, the Brooklyn Supreme Court suit alleged.
... (more)


This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories posted 07/02/2015, 7:09 AM (StopTheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A lying narc goes to jail, a bribe-taking probation officer gets indicted, a deputy's pill habit gets the best of him, and a woman cop's heroin dealing gets her in trouble. Let's get to it:

In St. Louis, a St. Louis police officer was arrested last Wednesday after a police raid on a home where she was s
... (more)


Survey Says: 35 Percent of Americans Would Expatriate posted 07/02/2015, 7:09 AM (CNBC)
[Category: Geopolitics]
As the Fourth of July weekend looms and Americans prep their grills and ready their fireworks, some citizens are packing their bags.

A recent online poll of more than 2,000 adults by TransferWise, a peer-to-peer money transfer service based in the United Kingdom, revealed that 35 percent of American-born residents and emigrants would consider leaving the United States to live in another country.

This percentage greatly increases for those age 18 to 34. More than ha
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The Bankruptcy of Greece's Welfare State posted 07/02/2015, 7:09 AM (Jacob G. Hornberger)
[Category: Commentary]
For decades the U.S. government has been spending and borrowing to the hilt, doing much the same thing the Greek government has done. Like the Greek government, the U.S. government has been spending much more than it receives in the form of taxes. How does it do that? Like the Greek government, it borrows the difference.... (more)


Jumpers Beware: White House Fence a Lot Spikier posted 07/02/2015, 7:09 AM (Roll Call)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
With the nation on a high terror alert three days before the July 4 holiday weekend, security is being tightened just about everywhere -- including at the two symbolic buildings at opposite ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.

On Wednesday, workers were installing nasty-looking extra rows of sharp metal spikes atop the fence at the White House, where the Secret S
... (more)


Donald Trump's Business Relationships With New York City Under Review, Administration Says posted 07/02/2015, 7:09 AM (Newsday)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that his administration is reviewing the city's business relationships with billionaire developer Donald Trump, who is under sustained fire for his presidential campaign speech suggesting criminals were rife among Mexicans who enter the country.... (more)


Researcher who spiked rabbit blood to fake HIV vaccine results slapped with rare prison sentence posted 07/02/2015, 7:09 AM (Washington Post)
[Category: Science/Technology]
Dong Pyou Han, a former Iowa State University researcher charged with falsifying HIV vaccine research, says that his troubles all started as an accident. Quickly, it became a multimillion-dollar research fraud scheme that landed him in prison.

On Wednesday, Han, 57, became a rare academic to not just fall from grace but also be punished with time behind bars.
... (more)


NZ Parliament Passes 'Harmful Digital Communications Bill' Outlawing Online Nasties posted 07/02/2015, 7:09 AM (The Register)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
New Zealand has become the latest country to think bad online manners are amenable to legislation.

The country last night passed a controversial bill, the Harmful Digital Communications Bill, in the hope of stemming “cyber-bullying”.

The bill creates a regime under which digital communications causing “serious emotional distress” are subject to an escalating regime that starts as “negotiation, mediation or persuasion” but reaches up to creating the offences of not c
... (more)


Encyclical Ghostwriter: Pope Francis 'Did Not Intend to Canonize' Scientific Theories posted 07/02/2015, 7:08 AM (Breitbart)
[Category: General]
In a recent interview, Bishop Mario Toso, who co-wrote the first draft of the papal encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si', denied that Pope Francis had any intention of "canonizing" scientific theories regarding climate change, but only wished to assert his authority on the moral level. Toso, who was secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace at the time of the drafting of the e... (more)


Wednesday July 1st, 2015

Judge Orders Lying, Cheating Government To Return $167,000 To The Man They Stole It From posted 07/01/2015, 8:39 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A federal judge has just ordered the government to return $167,000 it took from a man passing through Nevada on his way to visit his girlfriend in California. The officers really wanted that money, too. They used two consecutive stops to jerry-rig some probable cause… even though at that point they thought they were only dealing with $2000. From the original stop forward, the entire situation was deplorable, indisputably showing that everyone involved was more interested in taking (and ke... (more)


Video: Maniac Cop Straps Handcuffed Man To Chair And Tortures Him For "Resisting" posted 07/01/2015, 8:39 AM (Infowars)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A police officer in Federal Heights, CO has pleaded guilty of attempted third-degree assault after video emerged of him beating and literally torturing a restrained suspect while his colleagues looked on.

Officer Mark Magness is seen on the video hauling a man out of a police car and smashing his face into a wall, causing him to blee
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City Claims It Will Take 9,000 Hours And $79,000 To Fulfill Gawker's Request Emails Related To Abusive Police Officer posted 07/01/2015, 8:39 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The McKinney (Texas) Police Department is under lots of outside scrutiny, thanks to the racially-tinged antics of its police force -- namely the since-departed Officer Eric Casebolt, who barrel rolled into infamy in a cell phone-captured video that culminated in him pinning down a 14-year-old girl while waving a gun at two teens.
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Barack Obama Promises That Events In Greece And Puerto Rico Will Not Cause A Global Financial Crisis posted 07/01/2015, 8:38 AM (The American Dream)
[Category: Economy]
Barack Obama says that we shouldn’t be alarmed by what is happening over in Greece.  On Tuesday, he told reporters that this “is an issue primarily of concern to Europe” and that “I think the markets have properly factored in the risks involved“.  And apparently Obama is not too concerned abou... (more)


Former State Trooper Sentenced In Rape Of 81-Year-Old Woman posted 07/01/2015, 8:38 AM (Hartford Courant)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
HARTFORD — A former state trooper who had been fired for misconduct, including inappropriate conduct toward women, was sentenced Monday to two years in prison and 10 years of probation for brutally raping an 81-year-old woman at a Windsor Locks hotel in June 2014.

Jeffrey LaPorto, 44, of Windsor, pleaded no contest April 7 to a single count of first-degree sexual assault. As a result of the conviction, he must register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
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California Mandatory Vaccine Bill SB 277 Signed Into Law By Jerry Brown posted 07/01/2015, 8:38 AM (ContraCostaTimes.com)
[Category: Brave New World]
ACRAMENTO -- In a historic decision that could reverberate nationwide, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill mandating that almost all California schoolchildren be fully vaccinated, regardless of their parents' personal or religious beliefs.

By signing Senate Bill 277 into law, Brown pushed the Golden State -- long a bastion of liberal vaccine exemptions -- into an odd political alliance with two conservative states, Mississippi and West Virginia. Until Tuesday, they were the
... (more)


Fluoridation May Not Prevent Cavities, Scientific Review Shows posted 07/01/2015, 8:38 AM (Newsweek)
[Category: Health]
The Cochrane Collaboration, a group of doctors and researchers known for their comprehensive reviews—which are widely regarded as the gold standard of scientific rigor in assessing effectiveness of public health policies—recently set out to find out if fluoridation reduces cavities. They reviewed every study done on fluoridation that they could find, and then winnowed down the collection to only the most comprehensive, well-designed and reliable papers. Then they analyzed these studies’ results,... (more)


A Former Cop Who Killed Shares Lessons on Deadly Force posted 07/01/2015, 8:38 AM (The Salt Lake Tribune)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
David Klinger had a troubling premonition, even before he'd entered the Los Angeles Police Academy: He was going to become a police officer, and he was going to have to kill someone to save his partner.

He dismissed the latter thought. "It had to be nonsense, right?" says Klinger, who graduated from the academy in 1981 at age 22.

And yet, one summer night shortly after, when he'd been patrolling the streets of the city's south-central neighborhoods for only four mon
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Suit Alleges NYPD Cop Raped, Took Naked Pictures of Woman posted 07/01/2015, 8:38 AM (New York Post)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A scheming, Lamborghini-driving NYPD cop raped a woman he met on a domestic-violence call, then threatened to expose sexy photos he secretly took if she reported him, according to a Brooklyn federal court complaint.

The alleged victim claims Officer Harold Avalos targeted her after he came to her Queens home in September 2012 to respond to a dispute with her then-common-law husband, court papers say.

Avalos then relentlessly began courting her, while allegedly convi
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Economic Stagnation and the Global Bubble posted 07/01/2015, 8:38 AM (David Stockman)
[Category: Economy]
You’d think with all the “stimulus” from Washington over the fifteen years since the dotcom bust, American capitalism would be booming. It’s not. On the measures which count when it comes to sustainable growth and real wealth creation, the trends are slipping backwards — not leaping higher.

After a look at new jobs data in April, we find the number of breadwinner jobs in the US economy is still two million below where it was when Bill Clinton still had his hands on matters in the
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