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Las Vegas Shooter Jerad Miller Mocked Isla Vista Killer Elliot Rodger On Facebook

The Las Vegas shooter also criticized gun control advocates who blamed the NRA for the Isla Vista killings. On his Facebook page, Miller shared a photo from gun dealer FLL123.com’s page showing “King of the Hill” character Dale Gribble criticizing the left:“So yet another liberal left-wing wack job [sic] goes on yet another mass shooting […]

San Francisco Bay View » ‘COINTELPRO 101’: an interview wit’ filmmaker Claude Marks

“COINTELPRO 101” is a recently released documentary that takes a long hard look at the deeds of the U.S. government under the FBI’s Counter Intelligence Program. We are featuring this interview because it was the government’s program to crush resistance that led to the deportation of Marcus Garvey, the assassinations of Malcolm X, George Jackson, […]

Los Angeles police dogs trained to be racist | America-Canada | Worldbulletin News

The report published by the Police Assessment Report Center PARC showed that police dogs only bit African-American and Latino-American suspects in the first half of this year. They also revealed that the number of incidents in which ethnic minorities were bitten has increased by approximately a third between 2004 and 2012.LA’s most predominantly black and […]

Suicidal ideation among US soldiers begins before enlistment

Althoughthe suicide death rate in the U.S. Army has historically been below the civilian rate, the Army rate began climbing at the beginning of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, and by 2008, it exceeded the demographically matched civilian rate 20.2 suicide deaths per 100,000 vs. 19.2. Concerns about this increase led to Army STARRS, a […]

Facial Recognition and Your Car…

Consider the fact that license plate readers track many — if not most — drivers in the U.S. Software is being used to identify pedestrians and control crosswalks. And soon, it’s entirely possible that automakers will embed cameras in our dashboards to detect when we’re enraged, becoming a danger to ourselves and others.According to the […]

Obama hires Army of Fake Social Media Friends to Promote Propaganda$$$ | Thom Hartmann – News & info from the #1 progressive radio show

Even the most restrictive and security conscious of persons can be exploited. Through the targeting and information reconnaissance phase, a person’s hometown and high school will be revealed. An adversary can create a classmates.com account at the same high school and year and find out people you went to high school with that do not […]

Big Oil In Alberta Classrooms | On First Nation Issues, Events, And Environmental Issues On The West Coast And World Events.

“Kindergarten to grade three is a very formative time in a child’s education where their minds are still developing. It is outrageous and appalling to have oil and gas companies involved in any way in developing curriculum for Alberta’s youngest students,” he said.Greenpeace climate and energy campaigner Mike Hudema said “it’s definitely very disturbing that […]

Leak reveals plot to destabilize Venezuelan govt — RT News

Documents obtained by a contributor to RT’s Spanish channel, Eva Golinger, detail a structured plan to erode the stability of Venezuela with a view to “returning real democracy and independence that have been hijacked for more than 14 years.”The plans are allegedly the product of a conference between American company FTI Consulting and two right-wing […]

Jurors see video of former Chicago cop planning to mutilate man’s genitals – Chicago Sun-Times

“I know you are going to play with his f—— d—, right?” a smiling Mandell said, motioning to his genitals. “You going to put a little blade there?”“You know what a banana split looks like?” Engel replied.The shocking scene — recorded by a hidden FBI camera in a Northwest Side torture chamber former Chicago cop […]

In 1972, the CIA Director Relabelled “Dissidents” As “Terrorists” So He Could Continue Spying On Them … And Nothing Has Changed Washington’s Blog

Henceforth, Colby wrote in a memorandum after that meeting, the label “international terrorist” would replace “political dissident” as the target of the CIA’s illegal domestic operations. As part of this image transformation, Helms did what Hoover had done many times—and would do again in April 1971 to protect COINTELPRO when he thought it was about […]

truth-out.org: When J. Edgar Hoover Lost and Freedom Won

From the small amount of information then available about Hoover, Davidon thought Hoover was a consummate bureaucrat. That, Davidon reasoned, might mean that he kept precise records of everything he and the bureau did. If that were true, he thought, evidence of suppression of dissent might exist on paper. If it existed, it would be […]

The Effects of Ignoring Systemic Racism | The Nation

This is what systemic racism looks like. Whether Kerrick or the officer who assaulted Manning have a personal animosity toward these young men because of their race doesn’t matter. What matters is the institutional mechanisms that degrade black life. Kerrick shot an unarmed Ferrell after receiving an emergency call that he was attempting to rob […]

Guards May Be Responsible for Half of Prison Sexual Assaults – ProPublica

The report, released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, takes data collected by correctional administrators representing all of the nation’s federal and state prisons as well as many county jails. It shows that administrators logged more than 8,000 reports of abuse to their overseers each year between 2009 and 2011, up 11 percent from […]

Unpaid Interns with Guns | VICE United States

All these jobs are dangerous and involve carrying a deadly weapon. They entail giving a human being the power to detain another human being, and the benefit of the doubt if they should shoot one. And all the positions are unpaid.In some cases, these unpaid officers are true volunteers: retired cops with some extra time […]

After Previously Expressing Fear Of Fox, Sen. Lindsey Graham Defends Roger Ailes On Immigration | Blog | Media Matters for America

On January 14, Sen. Graham told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that Ailes favors reforming the American immigration system and that Fox has been \”far more balanced\” in its coverage of the issue recently.But in The Loudest Voice in the Room, New York Magazine contributing editor Gabriel Sherman quoted Ailes as saying that […]

Canada accused of hiding child abuse evidence – Features – Al Jazeera English

\”I was given that porridge I got sick on and I had to eat that … And if you don\’t eat, then you\’re going to get beat up some more, and you\’re going to get punished – and if you throw up again you\’re going to have to eat that too, so what choice do […]

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