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LAPD & Chicago bought “Stingrays on steroids” with asset-forfeiture & DHS money – Boing Boing

The main difference between the Harris and Digital Receiver Technology devices, Martinez said, is the ability of the most sophisticated Digital Receiver Technology devices to simultaneously break the encryption of communications from hundreds of cellphones at once. A 2011 purchase order for this equipment by the Washington Headquarters Services, a branch of the Pentagon, states […]

Majestic 12 – Wikipedia

The MJ-12 documents were first made public in 1987 by Shandera, Moore, and Friedman. Another copy of the same documents Shandera received in 1984 was mailed to British researcher Timothy Good in 1987, again from an anonymous source. Good first reproduced them in his book Above Top Secret (1988), but later judged the documents as […]

Antiguans Benefit from Venezuela’s Miracle Eye Care Program ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

“Three hundred forty-seven patients qualified for surgeries for Pterygium and cataracts,” Perez said. Pterygium refers to a growth in the clear, thin tissue of the eye. He added that the Venezuelan government is pleased to add Antigua and Barbuda to the list of countries which receive assistance as part of the Miracle Eye Care Program. […]

Support Needed : Eryn Wise – Navajo Nation Needs Assistance / This week there was a mining waste spill that occurred near Durango, CO. This week there was a mining… | Facebook

Hi everyone – This week there was a mining waste spill that occurred near Durango, CO. Three million gallons of toxic waste was released into the Animas River which directly impacts water supplies being funneled into Arizona and Utah. Currently, the people seeing the most impact live in remote locations on the Navajo Reservation and […]

Native Americans will ask Pope Francis to rescind ‘Doctrine of Discovery’ during his U.S. visit – U.s. – News – Catholic Online

The 84-year-old Lyons has represented Native Americans before the United Nations since 1977. Lyons helped achieve the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The last major country in the world to support that declaration was the United States. The World Council of Churches, the United Methodist Church and the Leadership Conference of Religious […]

Recording of MLK’s first version of ‘I Have a Dream’ speech discovered in North Carolina – The Globe and Mail

King used the phrase “I have a dream” eight times in his address to about 2,000 people at Booker T. Washington High School in Rocky Mount, eight months before electrifying the nation with the same words at the March on Washington. He also referred to “the sons of former slaves and the sons of former […]

Gay CIA Contractor Claims Dangerous Harassment in War Zone | abc13.com

“The reason I’m making this is, in the event that something happens to me, there’s evidence I’m in Afghanistan working as a contractor for the CIA,” he says quietly in the shaky video, stealing glances around him. “I don’t feel it’s very safe for me to be here. I don’t feel like I can work […]

Demand The US Justice Dept Do The Right Thing Philly August 1st | Moorbey’z Blog

This August 8th 2015 will mark 37 years now that our innocent family members have been unjustly imprisoned by Philadelphia and Pennsylvania officials for a crime that not only these officials but the world knows they did not commit . In 1998 and 2015 Two of our family members Merle Africa and Phil Africa Both […]

The Digital Firehose: Terrorism isn’t just for Muslims, but that doesn’t fit the mainstream narrative

The Digital Firehose: Terrorism isn’t just for Muslims, but that doesn’t fit the mainstream narrative – I suspect there is a very interesting reason why this news trend doesn’t fit the narrative. If Muslims had been found to be burning black churches you can bet that would be news. Then whoever claimed responsibility would be […]

Apaches Rally At Capitol, Vowing To Continue Fighting For Sacred Oak Flat ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

The area known as Oak Flat is part of Arizona’s Tonto National Forest, and the Apache have used it for generations in young women’s coming-of-age ceremonies. In 1955, President Dwight Eisenhower removed it from consideration for mining activities in recognition of its natural and cultural value. But in December 2014, during the final days of […]

Denver Police Tell Lies About Fatal Shooting Of Native American Paul Castaway | bayareaintifada

On Sunday, July 12th, Castaway, a 35-year-old Native American, was brutally shot and killed by police.Castaway’s mother, Lynn Eagle Feather, says she called the police for help after her son threatened her with a knife, telling cops he was mentally ill.Police Chief Robert White said at a news conference after the shooting that investigators believed […]

Mistakes At This Controversial Monkey Lab Led To Animal Injuries, Deaths, Escapes – BuzzFeed News

Now, after a fifth government inspection in two years found that Lovelace has failed to comply with animal care regulations, an advocacy group has filed an official complaint with the USDA demanding an investigation of the lab’s welfare and safety record.“I am very disturbed that this facility has been allowed to violate the Animal Welfare […]

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