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CURRENT EVENTS

Feb 22 10:24

BRANDON SMITH: MASS SHOOTINGS WILL NEVER NEGATE THE NEED FOR GUN RIGHTS

Firearms are a powerful epoch changing development. Not because they necessarily make killing “easier;” killing was always easy for certain groups of people throughout history, including governments and organized thugs. Instead, guns changed the world because for the first time in thousands of years the common man or woman could realistically stop a more powerful and more skilled attacker. Firearms are a miraculous equalizer in a world otherwise dominated and enslaved by everyday psychopaths.

Feb 22 10:21

POLICE ANNOUNCE PROGRAM TO ILLEGALLY STOP PEOPLE FOR ‘SAFE DRIVING’ & FACEBOOK OWNS THEM

Crestview, FL — In an unprecedented violation of the right of citizens to be free from unlawful search and seizure, the Crestview Police Department in Florida has announced a most insidious program. Driving safely is now a reason for cops to pull you over—under the guise that you’ll be “offered free pizza.”

“A free Papa Murphy’s “FAVES” pizza awaits Crestview motorists who drive safely and courteously and get caught in the act,” reads the announcement on the department’s Facebook page.

“Under this program, Crestview Police officers may initiate a traffic stop based upon observed safe operation of a motor vehicle,” Community Services Officer Sam Kimmons said.

While the Free Thought Project has reported on programs where cops randomly pull people over to give them free stuff, this program crosses a line others did not by conducting an actual traffic stop.

“We’re going to reward you for good driving,” Police Chief Tony Taylor said. “It’s as simple as that.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This "creeping fascism" on the part of Florida police, has to be dealt with at the highest level of the Florida Court System, and perhaps on to the Supreme Court.

Feb 22 10:10

World leaders abandoning human rights. Regressive policies and hateful rhetoric by leaders such as Trump, Putin, and Xi undermining rights worldwide, according to Amnesty International's annual human rights report.

World leaders are undermining human rights for millions of people with regressive policies and hate-filled rhetoric, but their actions have ignited global protest movements in response, a rights group said.

Feb 22 10:10

Florida sheriff comes out against arming teachers: 'Teachers should teach'

The sheriff of the Florida country where last week’s school shooting took place came out against President Trump’s suggestion of arming teachers, saying that “teachers should teach.”

Feb 22 10:03

WOMAN WHO TOOK IN NIKOLAS CRUZ & BROTHER PETITIONS TO CONTROL $800,000 ESTATE OF MOTHER & FORCIBLY COMMITTED YOUNGER BROTHER TO MENTAL HOSPITAL

The woman who took in school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz and his younger brother after the death of their mother has petitioned a court to be named the personal representative of a reported $800,000 estate their mother left behind, but she also had Cruz's younger brother forcibly committed to a mental hospital just two days after the shooting.

Rocxanne Deschamps, 42, filed documents in Broward Circuit Court to seek to control the estate's assets just one day after the shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

One has to question what is on this woman's mind to do such a thing just one day after a boy whom she had once cared for, confessed to murdering 17 of his fellow students.

The Sun Sentinel reports:

In her two-page petition, Deschamps says she was a family friend of the boys’ mother, Lynda Cruz, and that she now cares for Zachary.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is nothing less than despicable.

One has to wonder if the only reason Deschamps took the kids in was knowing about the money, and understanding that Lynda Cruz died intestate.

Feb 22 09:56

School shooting suspect could lose public defender after reports of $800K inheritance

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz may have been left a large inheritance by his late parents, meaning he could potentially afford to hire private counsel and may not be allowed to use a court-appointed defender.

Feb 22 09:56

Cost of living pushing Australian workers into homelessness

The number of employed Australians seeking help for homelessness has jumped by almost 30% in three years, sparking concerns that stagnant wage growth and high housing costs are pushing workers to the brink.

Feb 22 09:55

BRIAN HOGG APPEARED ON CBS 6 MONTHS AGO, APPEARS TO BE GROOMED BY MEDIA

In what can only be described as outright strange, David Hogg, a survivor of the Florida mass shooting who has quickly risen to prominence as a mainstream media promoted anti-gun activist, actually appeared in a CBS Los Angeles news report six months ago!

The CBS report featured Hogg as an apparent eyewitness and videographer of a shocking confrontation between Hogg, a lifeguard, and one of Hogg’s friends who is seen being harassed by the lifeguard over a seemingly minor infraction.

Hogg is interviewed in the report and claimed that the entire issue was over his surfer friend resting a bodyboard on a beach trashcan.

Interestingly, now, just days after the horrific shooting, Hogg has “reconnected” with CBS for an anti-gun piece in which the survivors and the CBS reporters pushing their gun grabbing agenda took multiple smiling photos as if they were “rock stars” getting ready to do their next show.

Infowars reports:

Webmaster's Commentary: 

There is something profoundly wrong here.

And with Hogg's dad being, allegedy, a former FBI agent?!?

There is just too much that doesn't add up.

And then, there is a companion article, indicating what CNN did to a JROCT member who survived the incident:

CNN gaveJROTC shooting survivor a scripted question, while refusing to air his

Feb 22 09:51

CARACAS GOING CRYPTO-CRAZY: VENEZUELA SET TO LAUNCH SECOND DIGITAL CURRENCY

After successfully launching the ‘petro,’ Venezuela is now on its way to becoming the world’s first country with two national cryptocurrencies, reports TV news network Globovision.

The channel quotes Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, who made the announcement during his meeting with members of the party Patria Para Todos (PPT). The new virtual token, dubbed ‘petro oro’, will be backed by precious metals. The launch of the new cryptocurrency is scheduled for the next week.

“I do not want to rush things, but we have a surprise regarding the petro and the gold, which will have the same dimension as it has been related to oil, but it is the theme of next week,” the TV channel quotes the Venezuelan president as saying.

Earlier this week, the country launched the petro – the world’s first national digital currency, which is backed by the country’s energy reserves. At the pre-sale, the oil-backed cryptocurrency managed to raise $735 million.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"Backed by precious metals, while the US dollar is backed by absolutely NOTHING?!?!? INVADE!!! - Official White House Souse

Feb 22 09:50

Nunes: FBI and DOJ Perps Could be Put on Trial

Throwing down the gauntlet on alleged abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) by the Department of Justice and the FBI, House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) stated that there could be legal consequences for officials who may have misled the FISA court.

“If they need to be put on trial, we will put them on trial,” he said. “The reason Congress exists is to oversee these agencies that we created.”

Feb 22 09:48

THE MILITARY WANTS GENETICALLY-MODIFIED SEA CREATURES TO SNITCH ON ENEMY SHIPS

The US military wants to enlist fish and other sea life to help it track enemy warships and submarines at sea. The Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors program could also modify existing species to make them better underwater spies, an effort that would face stiff opposition from environmental groups.

he Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon’s blue-sky research and development wing, announced the PALS earlier this month. The program "will study natural and modified organisms to determine which ones could best support sensor systems that detect the movement of manned and unmanned underwater vehicles," DARPA stated on its website.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

DNA is the fundamental building block of life; tamper with that too intensely, and we may well find this planet uninhabitable.</strong>

Feb 22 09:46

Jim Mattis refutes the “Fake News” of Israel and NATO

For the first time, a practicing Secretary of Defense has denounced the ongoing lies of Israel, its own administration and NATO.

This should have been the “front page” of all Western newspapers. But only Newsweek reported it [ 1 ].

Feb 22 09:44

Mike Whitney: Did Trump Cut a Deal on the “Collusion” Charge?

Are the Intel agencies and the FBI looking for a way to end this political cage-match before a second Special Counsel is appointed and he starts digging up embarrassing information about the involvement of other agencies (and perhaps, the White House) in the Russiagate fiasco?

All of these questions need to be answered in order to clear the air, hold the guilty parties accountable and restore confidence in the government.

Feb 22 09:37

Student’s invention to keep intruders out of classrooms is so brilliant that his district has ordered one for every room

The flag at Somerset High School flies at half-staff in honor lives lost in Florida.
Inside, Somerset senior Justin Rivard was inspired in his shop class to try to save lives here.

“I call this the JustinKase,” Justin says of his invention. “You don’t want to use it, but just in case you need it, it’ll be there.”

Feb 22 09:35

U.S. Courts Jailing Thousands over Civil Debts 'Without Due Process,' ACLU Says

Thousands of people are being arrested and jailed each year because of outstanding civil debts, despite the United States banning debtors' prisons nearly 200 years ago, according to a new report from the American Civil Liberties Union.

Feb 22 09:14

Philippines 'concerned' as U.S. intelligence tags Duterte a threat to democracy

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is not an autocrat and is taking seriously a report by the U.S. intelligence community that names the firebrand leader among the threats to democracy in Southeast Asia, his spokesman said on Wednesday.

Feb 22 09:13

More than two thirds of all countries corrupt, Transparency International (TI) report says. TI found that majority of countries in the world can be called corrupt, with a clear link between high levels of corruption and little protection of the media and

The global corruption watchdog's annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released on Wednesday says that most governments around the world are moving too slowly to curb graft and bribery despite headway in some countries compared with previous years.

Feb 22 08:46

Man removes feds’ spy cam, they demand it back, he refuses and sues

Last November, a 74-year-old rancher and attorney was walking around his ranch just south of Encinal, Texas, when he happened upon a small portable camera strapped approximately eight feet high onto a mesquite tree near his son's home. The camera was encased in green plastic and had a transmitting antenna.

Feb 22 08:45

Florida student mistaken for gunman: 'I knew any move I made would be the end of my life'

As gunshots and screams echoed through his school, Lorenzo Prado said he locked himself in the sound booth at the auditorium at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and prepared to die.

Feb 22 08:15

Outcry That Ambulance “Played God” After Heart Attack Fatality Found Enrolled In Experiment

The medical experiment is called Paramedic2 and involves heart attack sufferers who may or may not be given a placebo instead of an adrenaline drug frequently administered during heart attacks. An estimated 24,000,000 million people are unwittingly enrolled...

Feb 22 08:10

US Meat Conditions So Filthy, UK Shudders At Post-Brexit Trade Deal

Turns out, the American food system is so filthy, disgusting and deceptive that the UK shudders at the thought of trade. How disgusting is it? The American food system is so degraded, that the UK would have to seriously drop their official standards in order for any deals to move forward.

Feb 22 08:03

Murder charge filed after nurses seen on camera laughing as veteran gasps for breath

A grand jury has indicted two nurses and an aide on numerous charges, including felony murder in one case, in the death of an elderly patient who slowly died in front of them.

Feb 22 08:02

Woman finds her corgi comforting grieving stranger in the airport

Madison Palm has always known her dog Cora is special. It's why she's having Cora trained and certified as a therapy dog; it's why she always travels with her.

Feb 22 07:02

School shooting survivor refused to ask 'scripted question' during CNN town hall

Colton Haab, a student who survived last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, refused to participate in a CNN Town Hall on Wednesday night after he was told to ask a “scripted” question.

Feb 22 07:01

Taiwan to ban single-use plastic drinking straws, plastic bags, disposable utensils entirely by 2030

Taiwan is set to ban single-use plastic drinking straws in several phases, starting with the food and beverage industry next year. The Environmental Protection Administration announced the plan last Tuesday.

Feb 22 07:00

North Korean Speed Skater Tries to Take Down His Japanese Rival After Spectacular Fall

He came, he saw, he fell—twice. But what made North Korean athlete Jong Kwang Bom’s abysmal performance at the men’s short track speed skating 500m heat particularly memorable was his attempt to take down his Japanese rival by grabbing his blade.

Feb 22 06:50

Chris Evans Shreds Right-Wing 'Pile Of Trash' Who Mocked School Shooting Survivors

Conservative author and felon Dinesh D’Souza apologized on Wednesday for tweets he posted that mocked the teen survivors of last week’s school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead.

Feb 22 06:48

Lindsey Vonn's final Olympic race ends in disappointment; Mikaela Shiffrin wins silver

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — “I’m a pretty good competitor,” Lindsey Vonn said shortly after completing her downhill run for Thursday’s combined event, and roughly three hours before she pushed out of the slalom starting gate. “I’m going to give it hell, and maybe I can pull out a miracle.”

Feb 22 05:43

Trump Branded 'Human Rights Offender' Alongside Duterte And Putin In Amnesty Report

(*extreme stereotyping by Amnesty International; Trump is only offensive towards impoverished people and places .)

Feb 22 03:30

YouTube Has Informed Me That It Will Soon Delete The Richie Allen Show Channel.

Strike two came this morning. The offending video this time was an interview I did with Michael Rivero about the shooting of journalist Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward in Virginia in August 2015. Yes that's right, YouTube has issued me with a community guideline strike for an interview I uploaded two and a half years ago. Get this, in the interview, Mike clearly states that he does not believe that the shooting was staged or a false flag. Mike talked about the background of the shooter Bryce Williams and what led him to murder the journalists. This morning, YouTube told me that the interview violated its guidelines on bullying and harassment. Again, there was no harassment or bullying. Mike went with the official story, as did I. Tough shit Paddy, that's strike two. I was told today, that a third strike will see the channel deleted. A third strike is inevitable, as there are 1,400 interviews on the channel which was created in 2014. Oh and the punishment for strike two?

Feb 21 22:25

US says ready to talk Mideast peace; Abbas calls for conference

The United States declared at the United Nations on Tuesday it was “ready to talk” with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who rejected US-led Middle East peace efforts as “impossible” after Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Feb 21 22:21

US president denies sexually harassing receptionist at Trump Tower

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied allegations by a former receptionist that he had kissed her without her consent in an elevator lobby of Trump Tower, calling the story "another false accusation".

Feb 21 19:37

WATCH: Sheriffs Look Like Clowns Bragging About Dozens of Raids for Entirely LEGAL Hemp CBD

True, Organic and Free

A Rutherford County judge has ordered 23 stores (mostly smoke shops) to be padlocked and shut down following a police investigation which discovered the shops were selling CBD (cannabidiol). So proud of their work were the police, the Sheriff and the District Attorney, that they held a press conference outside one of the shuttered stores. But what started out as a proclamation of good policing quickly turned into a mockery of the justice system.

Feb 21 19:29

Renewables Now Contribute Nearly One-Fifth of U.S. Electricity Generation

Awareness Junkie

Renewable energy now makes up 18 percent of total electrical generation in the U.S., roughly double the amount a decade ago, a new report shows.

Feb 21 18:29

David Hogg: YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Account about 8 months old. Not much on here.

Feb 21 18:01

'He Talked About Killing Our Parents, Our Friends': Shooting Suspect's Friend Says She Warned School

A friend of the Florida school shooting suspect told Good Morning America on Tuesday that Nikolaz Cruz talked about killing people regularly and she and others warned the school repeatedly about him.

Feb 21 16:55

CURSED: U.S. Olympic Athletes Who Dissed Trump Go Down In Flames

For some unknown reason, American athletes representing the United States in the Olympic games in South Korea have gone out of their way to disrespect President Trump — before they've even competed.

Some said they wouldn't shake his hand, others said they wouldn't go to the White House. (Again, this was before they even did anything.)

Then, they failed. So, maybe there really is a curse — the curse of dissing Trump.

Feb 21 16:45

Devin Nunes Threatens To Subpoena Dirty Obama Officials

Will John Brennan be charged? Written story plus Nunes with Tucker Carlson last night. Nunes is on the warpath, and at least 20 dirty Obama officials will face subpoenas if they don't answer his 10 questions about the Clinton funded dossier.

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Feb 21 16:18

David Clarke: Fla. students’ gun control push has ‘George Soros’ fingerprints all over it’

Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. insinuated Wednesday that student survivors of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting were being manipulated by Democratic billionaire George Soros to organize for gun control.

Feb 21 16:11

Poop map shows scale of San Francisco's human tragedy

By Stan Schroeder and Chris Taylor
Nov 21, 2014

It's common knowledge that San Francisco has a serious homelessness problem. Estimates of the size of the city's streetbound population vary between 6,000 and 10,000, depending on the source. But that population, largely confined to a few nonresidential downtown neighborhoods, can too easily become invisible to most residents.

One thing isn't invisible, however: the problem of human poop on sidewalks. Since the city slashed funding for Parks and Recreation in 2009, there's a distinct shortage of working public bathrooms. And that led to a spike in reports of public pooping to the city's 311 help line.

Feb 21 15:12

13 Seconds In The Life of A Social Justice Warrior…

Can you imagine paying $40,000 per year to send your kid to this...

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Feb 21 14:54

Excellent Interview: Tucker Carlson And Carter Page

Finally Carter Page can take a victory lap. Very good interview.

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Feb 21 14:47

YOUTUBE REMOVES VIDEO CLAIMING SCHOOL SHOOTING SURVIVOR IS A 'CRISIS ACTOR' AFTER IT TRENDS AT NO. 1

David Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, has been outspoken about the proliferation of guns in the United States—and politicians’ inaction on gun control—after seeing 17 of his classmates killed by a school shooter. For speaking up, he’s been targeted by right-wing commentators and outright conspiracy theorists have their knives out for the 17-year-old.

Feb 21 14:47

Alcohol Related Crimes

Alcohol plays a large role in criminal activities and violence. Excessive drinking has the ability to lower inhibitions, impair a person’s judgement and increase the risk of aggressive behaviors. Because of this, alcohol-related violence and crime rates are on the rise throughout the country.

On average, roughly 40 percent of inmates who are incarcerated for violent offenses were under the influence of alcohol during the time of their crime. Many of these criminals had an estimated blood alcohol content (BAC) level of more than three times the legal limit at the time of their arrest.

Homicide

Alcohol is involved in more homicides across the United States compared to other substances, like heroin and cocaine. In fact, about 40 percent of convicted murderers had used alcohol before or during the crime.

Feb 21 14:41

Julian Assange: 94% of Mass Shootings Perpetrated By Democrats

The facts do not lie...

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Feb 21 14:19

The US Military has killed,maimed and made homeless more than 20 million people since the Vietnam war ended.

War Crimes in America

The US military has killed, maimed and made homeless well over 20,000,000 people since the Vietnam War.

Let's bring the Vietnam War home...

Enough dead bodies to line up, head placed to feet, around the perimeter of Louisiana.[2]

Meanwhile all of New York City, and Chicago are refugeed.

Three Atlantas are filled with war orphans.

And 317 elementary schools are filled with children deformed from Agent Orange, unexploded cluster bombs, and landmines.

Our nation admits these are war crimes of the highest degree.[1]John Kerry, Secretary of State: "[the Vietnam War] was contrary to the laws of the Geneva Convention, and ordered as established policies from the top down." "The men who ordered this are war criminals."

Feb 21 14:14

Was My Lai just one of many massacres in Vietnam War?

For the caller claiming to be a Vietnam vet and that the US did not commit war crimes in Vietnam!

In 1968 US soldiers murdered several hundred Vietnamese civilians in the single most infamous incident of the Vietnam War. The My Lai massacre is often held to have been an aberration but investigative journalist Nick Turse has uncovered evidence that war crimes were committed by the US military on a far bigger scale.

Feb 21 13:22

FUNNY | When Elmo Invests In Bitcoin

I admit it, I laughed, even at Elmo...

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Feb 21 12:46

Shep Smith Is A LYING Bastard

This is completely ridiculous. He will make up anything to make Trump look bad.

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Feb 21 12:08

PETER KING | Dossier Probe Begins To Focus On Obama…

John Brennan is next in the crosshairs.

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Feb 21 11:53

Police Officer Shot And Killed In Prince George’s County

Situation is still developing...

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