Dec 25 09:34

On This Christmas, Let Us Consider An “Intervention” - Ben Swann

When Fox News reports predictably on a story dealing with police protests or immigration or war, we as viewers are not turning to Fox to be informed. We turn to Fox because we already know what we believe on these subjects and the only purpose of Fox in our mind is to validate those beliefs. It happens with all media... it even happens here at

This Christmas I hope that in your conversations, family gatherings and time with loved ones, you will remember that there are NOT two sides to every story (a belief rooted in the left/right paradigm) but that there are many sides to every story. Those sides are not as simple as points of view, but those sides are usually represented by real people.

Dec 25 09:29

And the reviews are in: The Interview sucks

I've never seen so many want to see a movie just because they were told they couldn't. Not saying the NK threat was a big marketing scam but if it was it was brilliant.

Dec 25 09:06

California Governor Jerry Brown Issues 105 Pardons On Christmas Eve, Many For Nonviolent Drug Crimes

Gov. Jerry Brown continued his practice of forgiveness on Christmas Eve by issuing 105 pardons, mostly for people who have been convicted of nonviolent drug offenses and burglary more than a decade ago.
The pardons issued Wednesday included a Stanislaus County man sentenced to three years’ probation in 1986 for taking expensive wine out of a wine cellar and drinking it. Michael Joseph Moradian Jr. has since “lived an honest and upright life, exhibited good moral character, and conducted himself as a law-abiding citizen,” Brown wrote in his pardon.

Dec 25 09:06

Man sent back to prison for getting job that started too early in the morning

A prisoner who was released on licence is spending Christmas back in jail after he was punished for taking a job which started at 6.15 in the morning, 45 minutes before his night-time curfew expired. His parole was supervised by a private company, one of 21 put in place in June after the Probation Service stopped having day-to-day supervision of short-term released prisoners.

Dec 25 08:43

Some believe the central political issue of our era is the size of the government. They’re wrong. The central issue is whom the government is for.

Some believe the central political issue of our era is the size of the government. They’re wrong. The central issue is whom the government is for.
Consider the new spending bill Congress and the President agreed to a few weeks ago.
It’s not especially large by historic standards. Under the $1.1 trillion measure, government spending doesn’t rise as a percent of the total economy. In fact, if the economy grows as expected, government spending will actually shrink over the next year.

Dec 25 08:42

U.S. Strikes Have Killed 1,100 ISIS Fighters And Cost $1 Billion

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes on Syria have killed more than 1,100 Islamic State fighters since the bombings began in September, according to a British-based monitoring group.

Dec 25 07:17

Outrage mounts after news of another St. Louis police killing

St. Louis police chief concedes 'mistakes were made' after black teen fatally shot by white officer

Dec 25 07:03

Sony hack might have been an inside job

Kurt Stammberger from the Norse cybersecuirty firm, told CBS News that his team believes a woman identified only as “Lena” was heavily involved

Dec 25 04:43

‘The Interview’ Just Honeydicked Us!

The biggest entertainment swindle since the Sex Pistols!

('Honeydick' is a term used in the movie.)

Dec 25 04:39

Police in Washington DC fatally shoot two people

Police in the US capital city of Washington DC has shot two suspects dead in separate incidents that occurred within hours of each other.

Dec 25 04:36

Israeli serviceman shoots 5 year-old Palestinian in the face

Israeli police have fired a rubber bullet at a five-year-old Palestinian boy’s face as he was getting out of a school bus on his way home, the child’s family told Palestinian media. He sustained a skull fracture under his eye.

Dec 24 18:00

Wars’ Cost to U.S. Since the Sept. 11 Attacks: $1.6 Trillion

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and counterterrorism operations have cost the U.S. a combined $1.6 trillion since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, according to a new Congressional Research Service analysis.

Dec 24 17:59

Beavercreek Police Arrest Photographers, Shove 8-Year-Old Boy, Threaten To Arrest 14-Year-Old For Photographing Protest

The Beavercreek, Ohio Police Department has once again escalated force, making an already volatile situation volcanically erupt all over the parking lot of the Fairfield Commons Mall.
The site of today’s protest, organized by Ohio Student Association, is situation directly across the street from the Walmart where John Crawford was shot and killed last August.

Dec 24 17:54

Christmas in Gaza

Christians in Gaza prepare to celebrate yet another Christmas under the Israeli imposed siege. Bishop Alexios of Gaza speaks to MEE about his hopes that the siege will one day be lifted so that both Christians and Muslims from Gaza can visit their respective Holy sites in Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Dec 24 17:50

Genentech pays doctors to prescribe its newer more expensive drug, which costs $2,000/dose vs. older, cheaper, equally-effective drug Avastin ($50/dose). Cost to taxpayers: $1 B-billion/A YEAR

When the drug maker Genentech introduced a major product in 2006, it found itself in an awkward position: persuading eye doctors to start using its new more expensive drug instead of a popular cheaper version that the company already sold.

Dec 24 17:46

London activists occupy 5-storey former bank in London to provide shelter, clothing and food to Christmas homeless

A prime, five-storey Victorian office building off Trafalgar Square in London has been taken over by a group of squatters who plan to open the building on Christmas Day and provide a free festive lunch for homeless people in a protest against the housing crisis.

Dec 24 17:45

Workers at Chinese iPhone factories are pressured into working 65-hour weeks, made to sleep on plywood beds in bleak dormitories. The work is so exhausting that some of the estimated 15,000 workers choose to sleep through their lunch breaks instead of eat

A U.S.-based labor watchdog group says it has uncovered disturbing working conditions inside a Chinese factory producing parts for our favorite electronic gadgets.

According to a new report from the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights, workers at the Zhen Ding Technology Holding factory in Shenzhen, China, are pressured into working 65-hour weeks, made to sleep on plywood beds in bleak dormitories and harassed by the facility’s security force. The work is so exhausting that some of the estimated 15,000 workers choose to sleep through their lunch breaks instead of eating, the report states.

Dec 24 17:16

Man Gives Homeless Man $100, Then Follows Him… Here's What He Bought

Have you given money to a homeless person? If not, did you assume they would go and buy booze or drugs with your money? Certainly the homeless have a bad reputation among most people, for being lazy, or dirty, or addicts, or in some cases as shysters trying to play on our sympathies for money they don’t really need.

Student Josh Paler Lin held some of these views, but wanted to see for himself what would happen if he gave a homeless man a substantial sum of money.

So Lin gave the man $100, and then decided to follow him out of sight, to see what he bought.

When the very first stop was a when the first stop he made was a “Liquor Mart”, Lin wasn’t at all surprised.

Dec 24 16:25

Feds Preparing For New Surge of Illegal Youths

On the same day a federal judge rejected a lawsuit against President Obama’s executive amnesty, the Department of Health and Human Services announced it’s preparing for another influx of illegal alien youth.

Dec 24 15:45

It’s A Wonderful Lie: 100 Years of the Federal Reserve (VIDEO)

As we look back over the past hundred years, America has experienced the Great Depression, multiple recessions, stagflation and the loss of 99% of the dollar?s purchasing power – none of it would?ve been possible without the Federal Reserve, creating bubbles and bursting them, enslaving us with debt and destroying our purchasing power through inflation -- Yes, it?s been a wonderful lie — for the banksters.

Dec 24 15:36

Atlanta CDC botches Ebola lab sample transfer, potentially infecting many

Protocol was breached in a high-security Center for Disease Control (CDC) lab Monday, when a lab worker accidentally transferred a human blood sample

Dec 24 15:27

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 7,588: WHO

The global death toll from Ebola has risen to 7,588 out of 19,497 confirmed cases recorded in the year-old epidemic raging in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

Dec 24 15:12

Is the Media Pushed War on Cops a Government Plan to Nationalize our Police Forces?

Over the last couple of months we have seen numerous high level government officials, national news organizations, and so-called civil rights leaders push a narrative that has now cost the lives of two police officers in New York.

Dec 24 14:54

Foreign Bankers Rape Ukraine

If it were not for the fact that the lives of some 45 million people are at stake, Ukrainian national politics could be laughed off as a very sick joke. Any pretenses that the October national elections would bring a semblance of genuine democracy of the sort thousands of ordinary Ukrainians demonstrated for on Maidan Square just one year ago vanished with the announcement by Victoria Nuland’s darling Prime Minister, “Yat” Yatsenyuk, of his new cabinet.

Dec 24 14:49

Again? Really? What if it’s Bush-Clinton in 2016?

Again? Really? -- There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president.

Dec 24 14:40

CDC: A dozen scientists may have been exposed to Ebola in Atlanta

One scientist may have been exposed to the Ebola virus and as many as a dozen others are being assessed for potential exposure at a lab of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, agency officials said Wednesday.

Dec 24 14:21

RT responds to criticism from The Guardian

The Guardian’s latest hatchet job on RT indicts the channel on the basis of it outspending (and admittedly outgunning) the BBC’s international radio service.

The article below was submitted to The Guardian to be published in its “Comment is Free” opinion section as a response to the newspaper’s latest, largely unsubstantiated, piece about RT. So far The Guardian has not published RT’s response.

Evidently The Guardian has developed an obsession with our channel, publishing over a dozen articles directly or indirectly about RT in a month-and-a-half.

Dec 24 13:49

Elf on Shelf Toy Teaches Kids to Love Surveillance Society

A new Christmas "tradition" has suddenly emerged that not only has Santa making a list of who's naughty and nice, but a personal "elf" to watch over children, spy on them in every room and "report" back to the North Pole ahead of Christmas.

And... the toy makers promise that parents have found it to be a useful "behavior modification" tool, with kids acting different when they believe someone is watching their every move.

NSA surveillance state conditioning, anyone?

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Dec 24 12:21

Protest Wants Action for Man Shot Dead by Officer in Home Doorway

Do you remember John Geer?

In August 2013, a man who committed no crime - his hands above his head and placed on his front doorjamb - was shot through the chest by an Fairfax County, VA officer during a lengthy discussion...
Never one answer accounting for it...

Dec 24 11:25

FDA lifts ban on blood donation from homosexuals

The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it would scrap a decades-old lifetime prohibition on blood donation by gay and bisexual men, a major stride toward ending what many had seen as a national policy of discrimination.

Dec 24 11:25

Off duty, black cops in New York feel threat from fellow police

From the dingy donut shops of Manhattan to the cloistered police watering holes in Brooklyn, a number of black NYPD officers say they have experienced the same racial profiling that cost Eric Garner his life.

Dec 24 11:15

Good will to all men? Shop worker disperses homeless with freezing water, witness says

A shop worker has allegedly hosed homeless people seeking shelter outside a shop front with ice cold water to prevent them sleeping there. Police investigated the incident after a local woman reported the alleged assault on social media.

Tammi-Lee Connor, who lives in Canterbury, says she saw a shop worker at the local Wilkinsons using a hosepipe in an attempt to remove a group of homeless people. The force of the hose reportedly caused one man to fall over and hit his head.

Connor says she confronted the shop worker, who apparently told her: “How else am I expected to move them?” She then phoned the police who arrived at the scene, but didn’t arrest the man.

Wilkinsons deny the worker was ousting the homeless, maintaining they were simply cleaning the shop front.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

If true, absoflippinglutely unbelievable!

Where the hell was this man's humanity, to use a hose as "homeless crowd control"?!?

And that Wilkinson corporation defends his actions, attempting to create an alternative narrative when the video was already up?!?!? What were they thinking?!? And to that corporation, when the does "cleaning the shop front" translate into the use of what amounted to a firehose being leveled at homeless people?!?

In the immortal words of my late Grandma Thelma, "the horse was already out of the barn!"

And to some of the local politicos in in Canterbury, with some reasoning ability, please take a look at what some of your brother and sister contemporaries in the state of Utah have been doing. As reported in

Utah solved homelessness by giving people homes. In 2005, Utah figured out that the annual cost of E.R. visits and jail stays for homeless people was about $16,670 per person, compared to $11,000 to provide each homeless person with an apartment and a social worker. So, the state began giving away apartments, with no strings attached. Each participant in Utah’s Housing First program also gets a caseworker to help them become self-sufficient, but they keep the apartment even if they fail. The program has been so successful that other states are hoping to achieve similar results with programs modeled on Utah’s. It sounds like Utah borrowed a page from Homes Not Handcuffs, the 2009 report by The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty and The National Coalition for the Homeless. Using a 2004 survey and anecdotal evidence from activists, the report concluded that permanent housing for the homeless is cheaper than criminalization. Housing is not only more human, it’s economical.

I commend the state of Utah for having had the collective intelligence to resolve its homelessness problem in such a humane way.

Dec 24 10:46

CPS Threatens Dad: Let Your Kids Play Outside and We'll Take Them Away

The Maryland mom of two who was contacted by Montgomery Country Child Welfare Service in November after she let her kids, ages 6 and 10, play at the park two blocks from home by themselves. She was cited for allowing a child under age 8 "to be locked or confined in a dwelling, building, enclosure, or motor vehicle while the person charged is absent."

Dec 24 10:46

IDIOTS: Anti-2A Orgs call for gun control after NYPD attack

It was only a matter of time for anti-2nd Amendment extremists called for more gun control after the assassination of 2 NYC police officers. It’s actually shocking it took them this long. Apparently these morons still don’t get the criminals don’t obey the laws.

Dec 24 10:38

Police shoot & kill armed black teen in St. Louis area

The officer then fired several shots and wounded one of the suspects fatally

Dec 24 10:28

Ukrainian Su-25 Pilot Should Take Polygraph Test: Russian Investigators

A Ukrainian Su-25 pilot allegedly involved in the MH17 crash should take a lie-detector test, the Russian Investigative Committee said Wednesday.

Dec 24 10:24

France deploys 300 extra soldiers after attacks

Prime Minister Manuel Valls sought to ease concerns in France on Tuesday over a spate of seemingly unrelated but bloody attacks, saying up to 300 soldiers would be deployed around the country to ensure security.

Dec 24 10:24


Dec 24 10:01

Seattle Police Department looking for ‘a few good hackers’ to help it doctor dashboard cam footage

The Seattle Police Department (SPD) hosted a contest last week in which it invited hackers to compete to see who could redact dashboard and body camera footage most efficiently.

According to the official site for the SPD’s first-ever “HACKATHON,” the goal is “looking for a better, faster way to redact [the 1,612,554] videos and make them accessible as public records.”

John Vibes at the Free Thought Project does not accept the SPD’s claim that the “HACKATHON” is “only seeking to protect the identities of innocent people who may get caught on camera.”

“It is only a small change in coding that is necessary to alter how the entire footage is edited, so this cover story may be nothing more than an excuse to censor the footage,” he wrote. “Also, even if they are telling the truth about their motives, this new development still shows that the footage is only as transparent as the police will allow it to be.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

These techniques will ultimately NOT be about transparency, but changing the video narrative to the Seattle Police Department's liking and legal needs.

Dec 24 09:48

Pepe Escobar On Blowback After Blowback For The "Empire Of Chaos"

At present, the choice between the two available models on the planet seems stark indeed: Eurasian integration or a spreading empire of chaos.

At the same moment that China is proposing a new Eurasian integration, Washington has opted for an “empire of chaos,” a dysfunctional global system now breeding mayhem and blowback across the Greater Middle East into Africa and even to the peripheries of Europe.

Don’t rule out a change in the dynamics of the situation, however. In the long run, it seems to be in the cards. One day, Germany may lead parts of Europe away from NATO’s “logic,” since German business leaders and industrialists have an eye on their potentially lucrative commercial future in a new Eurasia. Strange as it might seem amid today’s war of words over Ukraine, the endgame could still prove to involve a Berlin-Moscow-Beijing alliance.

Dec 24 09:42

Cops Handcuff & Shackle 4-Year-Old Boy, Haul Him Off to Jail for a Temper Tantrum

A four-year-old little boy was handcuffed and then shackled by the local sheriff and taken away in a squad car, after the principal at Nathanael Greene Primary School failed to calm him down.

Back in October the boy allegedly threw blocks, climbed over desks, hit, scratched, and kicked the principal and the director of special education. Unable to gain control of a 4-year-old, the school made the ridiculous decision to call a sheriff’s deputy who is assigned to the schools.

“The boy was out of control, basically, throwing his arms around and kicking– trying to kick the deputy, trying to run away, and the deputy felt that putting the handcuffs on him was for his safety as well as everybody else’s,” County Sheriff Steven Smith said.

Tracy Wood, the boy’s mother, says the school called her to pick up her son, but when she got there, police had already taken him to the station.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So they had no better tools to calm the kid down than police handcuffs and leg shackles?!?

I have worked with special needs kids many years ago, and there are many, many other ways to calm a kid down who is acting like this.

That they believed they had no better tools than the ones they used says volumes about elementary education in this country, and demonstrates a real lack of teacher training to deal with temperamental children.

Dec 24 09:41

Photobomb: Maybe Bill Clinton Smiling and Standing Behind Anything Is Creepy?

Last week I wrote an article, "Viral Pic of Bill Clinton Creeping on Long-Time Friend’s Daughter Creeps People Out" wherein I discussed the fact that the picture of Bill Clinton smiling and standing behind his long-time friend's daughter in this particular picture was indeed creeping people out all over social media. I ended my original article with, "For the record, you could probably put Bill Clinton standing and smiling like that behind basically anything and it’d be creepy."

Let’s test that theory, shall we?

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Dec 24 09:28

Man Arrested For Not Walking Away 'Fast Enough'

Scott Shimek was recently charged with obstruction of justice and resisting arrest over an incident that happened back on July 28.
According, Shimek was filming some King County Sheriff’s deputies on a public street near his home in Seattle, Washington, when the officers told him to back away .

Dec 24 09:28

Congress is about to have it's first convicted felon, and he says he's not stepping down

After pleading guilty to a judge Tuesday on a felony tax evasion charge, New York Rep. Michael Grimm, a Republican, pledged to reporters he would also stay in Congress.
Grimm pled guilty in court to one count of tax evasion and was set to submit to a "statement of facts" that admits to all the conduct alleged in the 20-count federal indictment.

Dec 24 08:59

Cops handcuff & shackle 4-year-old boy, haul him off to jail for a temper tantrum

Greene County, VA — A four-year-old little boy was handcuffed and then shackled by the local sheriff and taken away in a squad car

Dec 24 08:41

U.S. Army Veteran Christian Parmer Confronts Army Imposter At Fresno Airport

Former U.S. Army Specialist Christian Parmer recently confronted and filmed a man that he believed was impersonating an active U.S. military member. The video (below), taken at Fresno-Yosemite International Airport, shows Parmer grilling the man about why he is wearing the uniform and how he knew that the man was an imposter.

Dec 24 08:26

Wild Scene: Police Fatally Shoot Black Teenager Near Ferguson, Antonio Martin Surveillance Videos

Belmar confirms that the officer’s body cam was not on during the shooting.

Dec 24 08:21

California county routinely kidnaps thousands of babies without any warrant or reason, lawsuit claims

Officials with Riverside County, Calif., removed a newborn baby from her mother without a valid reason or a court-ordered warrant, a practice that the county does very often,

Dec 24 08:18

In ‘deadliest time ever’ for journalists, local reporters face greatest danger: Report

From Iraq to Syria to Gaza, domestic reporters, whose names may never be known to the world, face highest death rate, Committee to Protect Journalists report reveals

Dec 24 08:13

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized as precaution

Former President George H.W. Bush has been taken to a Houston hospital as a precautionary measure after experiencing shortness of breath, according to a statement from his office.

Dec 24 07:59

911 operators made ‘anti police’ remarks during the shooting of two NYPD cops

It’s bad enough that Obama and his cronies are inciting riots and racial hatred among the American people. Rioters flipped police cars, threw urine at cops, destroyed businesses, blocked traffic for “die ins” and rewrote the lyrics of seasonal jolly songs into hate infused garbage.

Dec 24 07:59

You won't believe how much the government misspent on the food stamp program

This year the U.S. Department of Agriculture misspent $2.4 billion on food stamps, according to a November report from the USDA Office of Inspector General.
“Misspending” means the USDA gave a household either more or less food stamp benefits than it should have received. Historical data shows most misspending results in overpayments.

Dec 24 07:24

50 Numbers From 2014 That Sound Fake But That Are Actually Real

2014 was quite a bizarre year, wasn’t it?

Dec 24 07:22

Death toll among Qatar’s 2022 World Cup workers revealed | Nepalese migrants building the infrastructure to host the 2022 World Cup have died at a rate of one every two days in 2014 – despite Qatar’s promises to improve their working conditions

Despite Qatar’s promises to improve conditions, Nepalese migrants have died at a rate of one every two days in 2014

Nepalese migrants building the infrastructure to host the 2022 World Cup have died at a rate of one every two days in 2014 – despite Qatar’s promises to improve their working conditions, the Guardian has learned.

Dec 24 07:22

Vermont theater to give free popcorn to anyone who brings a copy of the constitution to screenings of "The Interview"

Merrill Jarvis III, co-owner of several Burlington-area theaters, has just announced that he will screen The Interview at the Palace 9 in South Burlington starting on December 31.

Dec 24 07:21

Artist Brilliantly Illustrates How NYC Mayor De Blasio Has The NYPD’s Back

Milwaukee Sheriff David Clark blasted Obama and De Blasio for creating “a pathway that contributes to an unjustifiable hatred of law enforcement officers across the country.”

Dec 24 07:07

Outrage continues at Tony Blair's humanitarian award by the Save The Children charity

Save the Children faced a growing wave of protest last night as donors, volunteers and a celebrity ambassador for the charity condemned its decision to give a high-profile anti-poverty award to Tony Blair.

Angry former supporters took to social media to say they would be cancelling regular donations, and more than 100,000 people signed a petition demanding the charity withdraw the ‘global legacy award’.

The charity’s boss yesterday admitted the decision to honour the divisive former Prime Minister had created ‘global repercussions’ for its reputation.

Dec 24 07:02

Tense scenes in Missouri after police shoot another black teen

An 18-year-old black man was shot and killed by police late on Tuesday at a gas station in a St. Louis suburb near where unarmed teen Michael Brown was killed by a white officer in August, police and local media said.

A video feed showed the gas station cordoned off by yellow tape and guarded by police, some in helmets and carrying riot shields, with bystanders shouting at them in a tense standoff.

Dec 24 04:29

Ukraine joining NATO could trigger all-out war

Ukraine is steadily paving its way towards NATO membership. The parliament in Kiev has voted to drop the law which forbids the country from joining any military blocs, which has been in force since 2010. Soon after being elected president, Petro Poroshenko said the country would join NATO in the future. Russia has already said that such membership could turn Ukraine into a potential enemy.

Dec 23 19:43

Merry Christmas Movies . . . NOT!

Earlier this week, in Part One of this column about the War on Christmas, I wrote that “the Jewish dominance of Hollywood is so obvious and undeniable that Los Angeles Times’ columnist Joel Stein recently made it official. What else can you say when all eight major film studios are run by Jews.”

Dec 23 18:43

Thirty Years After 1984: A Year In Review

Revising history is not the only role the media plays. No, it is capable of much more sinister disruption. The major corporations that control the flow of information are working hard to ensure that the average citizen stays not only uneducated, but unaware of the more important issues.

Dec 23 18:16

Tony Abbott says repealing carbon tax his biggest achievement as minister for women.

Tony Abbott has declared the repeal of the carbon tax as his greatest achievement for women while in office.
A day after elevating a second woman to the federal cabinet, offering Sussan Ley the health ministry, Abbott was asked on Nine’s Today show to name his greatest contribution as the minister for women.

Dec 23 18:16

Ex-Bush Official: U.S. Tortured Prisoners to Produce False Intel that Built Case for Iraq War

Since the release of Senate findings earlier this month, the assumption that the CIA’s torture program’s sole motive was post-9/11 self-defense has gone virtually unchallenged. There has been almost no recognition that the George W. Bush administration also tortured prisoners for a very different goal: to extract information that could tie al-Qaeda to Saddam Hussein and justify the invasion of Iraq. While the Senate report and other critics say torture produced false information, that could have been one of the program’s goals. We are joined by retired Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, who served as chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from 2002 to 2005.

Dec 23 18:15

Paedophile police officer kept his job years after being caught taking 'up-skirt' photos of children

A judge has hit out at Cambridgeshire Police for continuing to employ a paedophile police officer even after he was caught photographing children eight years ago.

Nick Lidstone, 54, was sentenced to 14 and a half years in prison by Judge Anthony Bate at Norwich Crown Court after pleading guilty to 13 offences that included three counts of rape, three of indecency with a child, various sexual assualts and taking an indecent photograph of a child.

Dec 23 18:06

911 False Flag - American Traitors & Mossad - Where are the Oath Keepers? - Ken O'Keefe

I am happy to offer this Christmas present to all my friends in the form of my new, revamped production of 911 - False Flag. Carefully wrapped in this present is the fingerprnts of those responsible for this false flag event. I can hardly think of a better way to celebrate Christmas then the spreading of some important truths that Jesus so rightfully said, was the key to setting ourselves free. Please share far and wide. - Ken O'Keefe

Dec 23 15:41

Grieving Family Hooked With $1M Medical Bill After Cops Throw Grenade at Baby, Govt Refuses to Help

The government has refused to compensate grieving parents whose 18-month-old infant was burned alive when a team of SWAT officers threw a flash bang grenade directly into the baby’s playpen. The incident occurred on the morning of May 28, as parents Alecia and Bounkham Phonesavanh and their three children were sleeping.

Dec 23 15:32

NYPD Union President Patrick Lynch Is Completely Nuts: A History

Patrick Lynch is the 51-year-old president of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, the largest and most influential union of the New York City Police Department. You might recognize his name: Over the weekend, Lynch blamed Bill de Blasio for the Saturday deaths of two Brooklyn cops who were murdered by a lone gunman from Georgia. “That blood on the hands,” he said at a press conference, “starts on the steps of City Hall, in the office of the mayor.”

To understand why he would say something so wrong and inflammatory, you need to delve into Lynch’s long, checkered history of issuing similarly insane statements. His public declarations over the past 15 years are essentially pro-police agitprop: Cops can do no wrong, while victims of their state-sanctioned violence always had it coming. They are also a deep well of masculine anxiety, hurt feelings, and barely disguised racism.

Here are some of Lynch’s greatest hits. Please consult them whenever he opens his mouth in the future.

Dec 23 14:46

Cop Charity Event Disgraces Michael Brown and Jim Croce with Violent Lyrics

What better way to celebrate a charity than redoing a song cheering Michael Browns death?

Recently, there was a charity event given by retired LAPD officer Joe Myers. Half were police, some retired, and the other half were non-police attendees.

Private I Gary Fishell, who once worked for the federal government, thought it would be funny at the event to get up and sing a violent song of sorts...

Dec 23 14:37

Live Stream VIDEO: Despite Calls for Halt, #NYC Protest on 5th Ave to Proceed as Planned

Today at 5pm. #ShutDown5thAve #NYC2Palestine #EricGarner

Dec 23 14:32

Protesters to Defy De Blasio, Plan to ‘Shut Down’ Fifth Ave. in New York

Protesters in New York City plan to “shut down” 5th Avenue, a main shopping area in Manhattan, tonight. The call to do so happens after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio asked for any protests to stop until both recently murdered NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu are buried this weekend.

According to reports, The Answer Coalition said it would go through with the march, which it says was planned long before Saturday night’s murders. They denounced the mayor for asking for a moratorium on protests, saying that would be an “outrageous” attempt to chill free speech.

Dec 23 13:10

Police officer fired for “hanging out” with criminal

A local police officer by the name of James Arrick was let go from the force, on indefinite suspension, after “hanging out” with

Dec 23 13:04

WWIII - The Calm Before The Storm

Dec 23 12:20

Christmas in Munich

It was Christmas 1985. I recall the year clearly because only a month later the shuttle Challenger exploded during launch. I know that may seem like a strange anchor for a Christmas memory, but only a few months before I had briefly worked with one of the Challenger astronauts on a computer flight simulation project at the Houston Manned Spacecraft Center, and my company had now sent me to help set up production facilities in Munich and Milan.

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Dec 23 11:53

The Sound of Torture By Peter Maass

we can empathize with individuals while being numb to the mass injustice

Dec 23 11:53

Is Sony Hack A False Flag?

Michael Rivero - American people vs cops

Dec 23 11:42

Rand Paul Airs Grievances on twitter, Snipes at Harry Reid & Calls Christmas Truce with Rubio

Paul "looking 4 trouble, finding it everywhere" " Not enough looking for agreement in Washington" & 'Rand Paul 2016' T-shirts on the horizon, says Paul.

Dec 23 11:40

Safir to Ignore This Agitprop Becky Akers

snip: Safir (was ever a man more misnamed?) begins by lamenting, rather than celebrating, the fact that “Anti-Police Rhetoric [Is] Unlike Anything I’ve Seen in 45 Years.” Apparently, when cops murder us, we must be courteous and restrained in our “rhetoric.”

Ah, but it’s not our rhetoric concerning Safir: after all, we’re unimportant, expendable serfs. No, it’s the “rhetoric” from Obummer, Eric “The Red” Holder, and Bill “Redder than Eric” de Blasio, New York City’s First Comrade, that worry our columnist. Cheer up there, Howie: these guys are all as authoritarian as you. They love cops and the loot these highway robbers transfer to their coffers from our pockets, despite their political pandering to the contrary. You can rest assured that at the end of the day, they’ll have strengthened police powers, not reduced them by so much as an iota.

Dec 23 11:18

Obama Administration Aims to Create ‘Insider Threat’ Job Specialty to Plug Leaks

A New Year’s goal of the federal office responsible for averting employee leaks is to make a career out of catching so-called insider threats.

It is a delicate task to simultaneously guard hard-working federal personnel and expose the bad apples. And it takes different talents than those one would find in a counterintelligence analyst, human resources professional or information security professional. The insider threat discipline melds all those disciplines.

"It’s a privilege to work in that program. And the only reason that you are there is to help protect your colleagues, not to out them. So, we’ve got to professionalize that workforce of people who do this for a living," said Patricia Larsen, co-director of the National Insider Threat Task Force. "They have to view themselves as part of a community."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Looks as though Ukraine's Poroshenko is not the only guy establishing his "Ministry of Truth: it appears that Obama's administration is equally as paranoid as that of Poroshenko!

And a memo to this Administration: the way not to have insider leaks is to do everything above-board, and do the things which are morally right, and not just for the benefit of the few, and monied.

This concept is such a simple, easy one that even a child can understand it.

Dec 23 11:04

A Message From a Protestor and Former Cop: We Are Not Anti-Cop. We Are Pro-Life.

To the police, I say -- come meet some of the protestors. You'll meet people fighting for life and love, and hoping that with their activism, more of their brothers and sisters will be able to live full lives without the threat of violence. We are not anti-cop; we are pro-life.

To the protestors, I say -- come meet the good men and women I served with on the police force. Mourn with them now in this trying moment. Understand that many police officers fear for their lives, too. They want to serve their city and go home each night to their families. Because our movement is fundamentally about preserving and protecting life, we can easily understand how we care for the police safety without giving up our core message that the NYPD must be reformed.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

These are kind, healing words from a former police officer who is a woman of faith, urging protestors and police to come together as human beings.

That may take a miracle, but is certainly not impossible.

Christmas is coming soon, and Christmas... is supposed to be a time for healing, reconciliation, and new beginnings. Community organizers and police outreach workers, how about it?!?

Dec 23 10:58


Dec 23 10:34

The New York Cop Killer Was Arrested 19 Times. Why Was He Able to Get a Gun?

The last year when Ismaaiyl Brinsley—the man who killed two New York City cops on Saturday—should have been able to buy or carry a gun was 2008, when he was convicted of felony shoplifting, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In 2011, he pleaded guilty to more felonies after he shot a woman's car with a stolen handgun. Over his life, he had 19 arrests in Ohio and Georgia.

Dec 23 10:34

Cursing teen at Mill Pond (Brighton MI) ignites debate on freedom of speech -- "He said he swore under his breath,saying'This is f------ bulls---.'...Police ticketed him for disorderly conduct.He challenged the ticket in court and lost; he was fined $200

"This is f------ bulls---."
Those four words landed Colin Andersen in trouble and sparked a debate about freedom of speech in downtown Brighton this summer.
Some residents supported Andersen, who was 19, getting ticketed and fined, but others held a rally to defend public cursing as a First Amendment right to freedom of speech. The situation is one of the Daily Press & Argus' top 10 stories of 2014.

Dec 23 10:26


The LAPD’s first wave of 800 cameras – costing $1.5 million – has been financed by 22 private donors, including director Steven Spielberg and the LA Dodgers organization, Tech Dirt reported. While traditional public funding would likely have been available, this one-time fundraiser has allowed the process to move much faster than it would have running through the usual city channels.

Dec 23 10:15

NYC congressman Michael Grimm to plead guilty to tax evasion

An indictment against Newly Re-elected Congressman Grimm alleged the tax fraud began in 2007 after he retired from the FBI

Dec 23 10:12


Madonna’s new song called Illuminati “pokes fun at internet conspiracy theories”. The all-seeing eye is watching tonight, That’s what it is: Truth in the Light. The all-seeing eye is watching tonight, Nothing to hide, secrets in sight.

WEBMASTER ADDITION: This from the woman whose public image is one big cover-up using Photoshop! :)

Dec 23 10:05


The images below are sure to have your emotions fluctuating up and down the full spectrum of the human experience. Some are beautiful, gritty, real, inspiring, and some, are quite sad.. Here are 29 photos of the human race, without a bias or a filter.

Dec 23 10:04

The Politics of Dead Cops and the Coming Repression by Mike King

snips: These ‘us versus them’ dichotomies and bombastic finger-pointings are not exceptional in this country today, they are standard political maneuvers designed to obscure, intimidate, and silence. A rational person might attempt to add that the sole perpetrator of this crime, the only one responsible (in any way whatsoever) for the death of those two officers in Brooklyn, is dead. That is a fact that Giuliani, Lynch, Pataki and others will try to make taboo, unthinkable, unpatriotic, etc., but it is a fact that is hard to refute.
The police are not going to regulate themselves; and like any bureaucratic organization, will constantly try to command as much power and resources as they can while insulating themselves from accountability to anyone outside the organization. As recent events have clearly illustrated, state prosecutors, who are not fully independent of the police, cannot be counted on to enforce the law against cops who kill or maim.

Dec 23 10:04

America is the world’s largest jailer — and its prison population is growing again: report

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Why is it that Sweden is closing its prisons, while the US expanding its prison population? As reported in one year ago:

Although there has been no fall in crime rates, between 2011 and 2012 there was a 6% drop in Sweden’s prisoner population, now a little over 4,500. A similar decrease is expected this year and the next. Oberg admitted to being puzzled by the unexpected dip, but expressed optimism that the reason was to do with how his prisons are run. “We certainly hope that the efforts we invest in rehabilitation and preventing relapse of crime has had an impact,” he said. The Swedes still managed to maintain a broadly humane approach to sentencing, even of the most serious offenders: jail terms rarely exceed 10 years; those who receive life imprisonment can still apply to the courts after a decade to have the sentence commuted to a fixed term, usually in the region of 18 to 25 years. Sweden was the first country in Europe to introduce the electronic tagging of convicted criminals and continues to strive to minimise short-term prison sentences wherever possible by using community-based measures – proven to be more effective at reducing reoffending.

The truth of the business is, the US prison system is great at punishing, but lousy at rehabilitation, which keeps the recidivism rate high, and the dollars for prisons gushing into state and Federal budgets.

Sweden puts the US to shame in this area, because their focus is so deeply on both rehabilitation, and preventing recidivism.

Dec 23 09:59

How the CIA Sold Obama on Counterinsurgency by Drone Assassination by David Price

'Best Practices' in murdering people! For the 'I'm really good at killing people' president

Dec 23 09:58

Torture’s Time for Accountability

America’s reputation for cognitive dissonance is being tested by the Senate report documenting the U.S. government’s torture of detainees and the fact that nothing is happening to those responsible. Ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern says the nation must choose between crossing the Delaware or the Rubicon.

Dec 23 09:54

Fox News Tries To Blame President Obama For Murder Of NYC Cops

Fox News recently tried to link President Obama to the killings of two NYPD police officers on Saturday in Brooklyn.
The alleged gunman, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who fatally shot police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, had a history of mental problems and attempted suicide, noted The New York Times.

Dec 23 09:53

City fire investigator fired from her job after making great Facebook post about Obama and “thugs”

City of Charlotte fire investigator, Crystal Eschert, was fired for comments she made on her personal Facebook page. If you ask me she was just speaking the truth.

Dec 23 09:52

American Exceptionalism and American Torture William Blum

snip: Torture in America is actually as old as the country. What government has been intimately involved with that horror more than the United States? Teaching it, supplying the manuals, supplying the equipment, creation of international torture centers, kidnaping people to these places, solitary confinement, forced feeding, Guantánamo, Abu Ghraib, Bagram, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Chicago … Lord forgive us!

Dec 23 09:50

Washington’s Lies About TARP’s “Success” Are Worse Than The Original Bailouts

The mainstream economics narrative is so far down the monetary rabbit hole that the blinding clarity of the chart below has no chance whatsoever of seeing the light of day. That’s because it dramatizes the real truth regarding all the Fed gibberish about “accommodation” and “stimulus”. Namely, that what lies beneath its “extraordinary measures”, such as ZIRP, QE, wealth effects and the rest of the litany, is a central banking regime that systematically destroy savers. Period.

Suppose that after 40 years of skimping and penny pinching this now retired household wished to keep it’s funds in safe and liquid six month CDs. Well, as shown below, according to the writ of Bernanke and Yellen, the interest earned last year on $100,0000 would have amounted to the munificent sum of $1.07 per day—–before bank fees, inflation and taxes. Yes, after 40 years of thrift, our retiree could afford—-from the entire return on his nest egg—– a Starbucks cappuccino about once every three days!

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Inflation and fees eat away at savings to the point where the idea of saving money becomes punitive. This is to push people into stocks.

But unfortunately, even with the new highs on the Dow, the markets are strongly overdue for a major correction; it is not a matter of if, but when.

Dec 23 09:49

Cop killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley's mother: No idea he'd do this

Shakuwra Dabre says her 28-year-old son made suicide attempts starting at age 13, was institutionalized and was on and off antidepressants for years.

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Dec 23 09:37

The Doom Boom: US Families Increasingly Prepared For "Modern Day Apocalypse"

From the outside America may seem to be a land of endless optimism and confidence. But

Dec 23 09:35

2014: The Year Of 'Proof-less' Accusations

"if anything defines 2014 for me, it’s the advent of incessant claims for which no proof – apparently – needs to be provided. Everything related to Ukraine over the past year carries that trait; the economy too, and now Sony/North Korea. Never any proof, you just have to believe what your government says."

Dec 23 09:35

Kevin Barrett interviews author of new book claiming Princess Diana was assassinated by MI6

About the new book: How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth by John Morgan:

Morgan has spent years studying and assessing the huge amount of evidence pertaining to the Paris crash – including over 8,000 pages of inquest transcripts and official police investigative reports. He also analysed and published over 500 documents that were secretly supplied to him in 2010. The explosive material – which included the official post-mortem reports for both Diana and Dodi – came from within the Scotland Yard Paget investigation, but all 500 plus documents had been fraudulently withheld from the inquest jury in London.

How They Murdered Princess Diana covers the entire story of what occurred, including the massive post-crash cover-up conducted by British authorities. The book exposes the official 2007-8 inquest into the deaths as one of the most corrupt court investigations in England’s judicial history. This is the first time the complete story has been addressed in such chilling detail – a true account using the witnesses own words that will at times leave the reader shocked, aghast and breathless.

Listen to the interview here:

Dec 23 09:32

Private Volunteers Step In Where Police Are AWOL

In Ferguson, Missouri, when police and national guard failed to protect businesses from rioting protestors, a private organization called Oath Keepers stepped up to fill the gap.

Dec 23 09:27

Cop Steps On Landmine After Finding Colleagues In Deep Doodoo

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Found the dog catcher coaxing a dog out of my neighbors carport, so I asked a few questions, like: Do you think its ok to coax a families dog away and make them pay a fine to get him back right before christmas? She didn't like that very much and started threatening me with a ticket. Then she called the law dogs. I asked her if she would tell the cops she was coaxing the dog out of the carport. She said, "No!"

Dec 23 09:23

Oil Price War Blowback: EU businesses hit hard by weak Russian currency

Dec 23 09:17

Ferguson prosecutor says he knew some witnesses were ‘clearly not telling the truth.’ They testified anyway.

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch knowingly placed witnesses who were not telling the truth in front of grand jurors investigating this summer’s police officer-involved shooting death of Michael Brown, according to a radio interview he gave Friday.

Dec 23 09:16

Kyle Gibbs, 13, Forced To Learn In Isolation As Punishment For Traditional Haircut

Kyle Gibbs, 13, is a clean-cut student at Churchdown Academy in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. However, his fashion savvy has gotten him into trouble.
Kyle recently came to school with a new haircut that was short in the back and on the sides. That didn't sit well with school officials who promptly punished him.

Dec 23 09:12

Man fails at suicide-by-cop. Twice. Gets shot in arm and ends up in Detroit jail for his trouble.

Windosr, Ontario / Detroit, Michigan (Windsor Star): Windsor police said around 2:40 a.m. patrol officers arrived on scene at a 3195 Howard Ave. parking lot where a man got out of a black Ford Explorer with a firearm in his hand. The man started walking toward the McDonald’s and armed officers shouted at him drop his weapon.

The suspect turned, pointed his gun toward the officers. He reportedly said to the police, “Why haven’t you shot me yet?” After police tried to calm him, the man entered his vehicle and drove over the curb and sidewalk to get away, merging onto E.C. Row before officers could get back into their vehicle.

Dec 23 09:07

Sharyl Attkisson: Fast & Furious Crime Scene Photos Ordered Released

A Freedom of Information (FOI) lawsuit against a police agency that refused to turn over public information about “Fast and Furious” has resulted in more documents being released:

Dec 23 08:58

Native American Attends Police Brutality Rally, Next Day He’s Killed by Police

30-year-old Allen Locke was shot and killed by police, just one day after attending a protest against police brutality

Dec 23 08:54

Russia, China mock divide and rule By Pepe Escobar

long snip: Russia could always deploy an economic "nuclear" option, declaring a moratorium on its foreign debt. Then, if Western banks seized Russian assets, Moscow could seize every Western investment in Russia. In any event, the Pentagon and NATO's aim of a shooting war in the European theater would not happen; unless Washington was foolish enough to start it.

Still, that remains a serious possibility, with the Empire of Chaos accusing Russia of violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) even as it prepares to force Europe in 2015 to accept the deployment of US nuclear cruise missiles.

Dec 23 08:52

Introducing Because We Really Need To Do Better In 2016

This site will be a clearing house for Rand Paul Zionist information- keeping a close watch on Randy as he ramps up to his attempted 2016 presidential bid. As someone who heartily supported Ron Paul for president, it's offensive to me that Rand would use his father's support & money base to get elected to the U.S. Senate and then betray his constituents to the degree that he has. Starting with endorsing Romney, slathering at the 'wailing wall,' etc. etc. You may not know that Rand has actually admitted in official Senate speeches that he "meets with Israeli groups daily," a story I broke last year. There are many similar stories in our archives.

Dec 23 08:43

Reading Between The Lines: What Did Sony & The Movie Theaters Really Admit? By Chris Rossini

snip: Here’s the thing…By pulling the movie, both Sony and the movie chains expressed (again, by reading between the lines) that they did not believe that the U.S. government would be able to protect them should those threats have been genuine.

That’s a significant admission.

– Consider all the draconian laws that have been passed since 9/11.

– Consider the heartache and embarrassment that we Americans have been put through (and continue to suffer) with TSA radiation, nude X-rays, and groping of our most intimate areas.

– Consider the blanket spying that the NSA performs on American communications. Just about everything is being recorded and stored.

– Consider the militarization of local police.

And still!

Sony and the movie theaters were not willing to take the risk. They were not confident enough that their property would be protected.

Dec 23 08:43

Video Taken off Ismaaiyl Brinsley's Facebook Page - refused to have his bag searched by police

Shows Him Being Shaken Down by K-9 Unit Last Year

Dec 23 08:35

This Is the Stupidest Anti-Science Bullshit of 2014

2014 had its fair share of landmark scientific accomplishments: dramatic cuts to thecost of sequencing a genome; sweeping investigations of climate change impacts in the US; advances in private-sector space travel, and plenty more. But there was also no shortage of high-profile figures eager to publicly and shamelessly denounce well-established science—sometimes with serious consequences for public policy. So without further ado, the most egregious science denial of 2014:

Dec 23 08:35

Oklahoma teacher fired after making snack run with 11 children in car — two in trunk

A veteran Catoosa middle school teacher who drove 11 students at once — including two in the latched car trunk — to a store for snacks was fired Wednesday night.

Dec 23 08:33

US Escalates Campaign against North Korea By Patrick Martin

snip: The American public is asked to take on faith the FBI’s declaration that it “now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions.” The statement continued: “North Korea’s actions were intended to inflict significant harm on a US business and suppress the right of American citizens to express themselves.”

Such language is ironic coming from a federal agency that plays a central role in the build-up of a police state apparatus in America. A recent report in the Wall Street Journal, citing figures from the National Center for State Courts, found that the FBI has accumulated criminal record files on 80 million Americans—more than one-third of the adult population.

Dec 23 08:28

WATCH COPS Get Beat Up (Compilation Video)

Dec 23 08:28

Innocent Man Tasered, Beaten While Naked In the Shower and Framed Later

“While I had my hands up naked in the shower they shot me with a 40 millimeter non-lethal round,” said Chadwick.

A second stun grenade soon followed.

“I turned away, the explosion went off, I opened my eyes the lights are out and here comes a shield with four or five guys behind it. They pinned me against the wall and proceeded to beat the crap out of me,” said Chadwick.

That’s when officers shot the unarmed Chadwick in the back of the head with a Taser at point blank range.

“They claimed I drew down with a shampoo bottle and a body wash bottle,” said Chadwick . . .

“They grabbed me by my the one hand that was out of the shower and grabbed me by my testicles slammed me on my face on the floor and proceeded to beat me more.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I so lovehow police departments around the country are interpreting the phrase "to protect and serve" these days.

What this man desperately needed was to be very gently taken into custody for a complete psych evaluation. Threatening that he had a shotgun did not help either, but the SWAT team, after thoroughly searching his home, and finding no such gun, should have collectively had the horse sense to realize that this statement was made in a drunken stupor.

People with skills and kids, get the hell out this country while you still can.

Dec 23 08:21

Police Brutality In It's Finest. A Collection of US Police Brutality Caught on Cam.

Dec 23 08:08

FBI Links Ferguson “Anarchists” to ISIS

Sovereign citizens also linked to Islamic terror organization

Dec 23 08:08

North Korea: Longstanding US Punching Bag by Stephen Lendman

Assassinating other world leaders is GOOD
Assassinating US politicians is BAD

Dec 23 07:58

Protesters Cover The Belgian Prime Minister In Chips And Mayo

Charles Michel is the Prime Minister of Belgium but he also seems to be a good sport. Some protesters recently covered him in chips and mayo but that didn't seem to break his spirit one bit.

Dec 23 07:58

Support for President Obama by Active Duty Military Breaks All-Time Record

Support for President Obama by members of the military hit an all time historic low of 15%. Sadly morale has also plummeted under President Obama versus President Bush.

Dec 23 07:56

Rand Paul Plans Bill To End Police Militarization

Senator Rand Paul plans to reintroduce legislation to end the disturbing trend of military equipment ending up in the hands of domestic law enforcement departments across the country.

Dec 23 07:53

FOX Affiliate Caught Editing Video of Protest Chant: Faked Protesters Saying “Go Kill A Cop!”

Notice how the footage was edited in the video

Dec 23 07:49

Brooklyn Dem Leader: It’s Kinda The NYPD’s Fault Two Cops Executed Due To An…

As we predicted yesterday some Democrat leaders are now saying that the execution style murder of two NYPD officers is sort of the fault of the police department because of an “overproliferation of abuse of young people.”

Dec 23 07:47

Frank Serpico on Eric Garner: Cops cry wolf all the time

Was I surprised by the Staten Island grand jury? Of course not. When was the last time a police officer was indicted?

This is the use of excessive force for no apparent reason on a guy who is selling loosie cigarettes; what is the threat to your well-being?

Dec 23 07:43

Sharyl Attkisson Stonewalled | Video | C-SPAN | Washington Journal


Dec 23 07:41

I have An Important Question For Rand Paul. Why Did You Say That You Meet With Israeli Groups DAILY? And Which Israeli Groups Have You Met With This Month?

Last July, Senator Rand Paul admitted in an obscure Senate speech that he quote "visits with Israeli groups daily." That's a pretty incredible admission when you think about it. Since Rand is supposed to be representing the people of Kentucky, why is he meeting with Israeli groups daily, as he put it? And which ones did he meet with today? This week? This month?

Rand has also admitted he's not a libertarian, but at the very least he pretends to subscribe to transparency in government. Now since I'm not a resident of Kentucky, technically you aren't answerable to me because I'm not one of your constituents. If anyone from Kentucky would like to ask Rand these questions on the record I would be grateful. I have a few questions for you, Rand Paul. So Rand, here we go.

Dec 23 07:25

Yousef al-Rammouni and Israel’s Moral Suicide

Yousef al-Rammouni did not commit suicide. He was murdered, and his father, like any father, wants, at the very least, the integrity of his son’s life respected through a non prejudicial criminal justice system.

Dec 23 07:22

Police interview ex-girlfriend of NYPD killings suspect Ismaaiyl Brinsley

The former girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers after shooting her in Baltimore told investigators that he gave no indication that he intended to commit violence against police officers.

Dec 23 07:22

UN predictions fall short: Gaza uninhabitable today

Mads Gilbert said it spot on: “As a doctor, I say don’t send more bandages, don’t send more drugs, and don’t send equipment. Stop the bombing, lift the siege, treat the Palestinians as humans, include them in the human family, protect them by international law and find a peaceful political solution to the occupation of Palestine. That’s the preventative medicine of this mayhem that is going on.”

Dec 23 07:11

Man accused of "revenge" killing of cops had been harassed by police K9 unit.

Dec 23 07:03

GOP probe finds ‘culture of bias’ at IRS

IRS employees subverted the agency’s nonpartisan mission to further President Obama’s political goals, according to a new House GOP report that will be released Tuesday.

Dec 23 07:03

The Lawless Manipulation of Bullion Markets by Public Authorities

Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler
Activist Post

The Federal Reserve and its bullion bank agents are actively using uncovered futures contracts to illegally manipulate the prices of precious metals in order to keep interest rates below the market rate. The purpose of manipulation is to support the U.S. dollar’s reserve status at a time when the dollar should be in decline from the over-supply created by QE and from trade and budget deficits...

Dec 23 07:00

New York City Cops Seek Federal Court Approval to Mass Arrest Protesters Without Warning

A legal fight from Occupy resurfaces amid 2014's police brutality protests.

As New York Mayor Bill de Blasio takes high-profile steps to try to curtail abusive policing—sympathizing with protesters over Eric Garner’s death and vowing to reform the notorious Rikers Island prison—the city’s Law Department is going back to federal court to seek new authority to make mass arrests at protests.

Dec 23 07:00

Fired cop says she tried to stop another from choking suspect

Former Buffalo Police Officer Cariol Horne is in a battle to get her pension after she was fired for trying to stop a fellow officer she says was abusing a suspect.

Dec 23 06:59

17 Facts You Never Knew About Cuba

After a 56-year-long embargo, President Obama recently opened the doors of America to Cuba once again. It looks like we will once again be trading with Cuba and before that happens, here's a few things you need to know about the country.

Dec 23 06:54

New book claims Princess Di was assassinated in MI6 plot using SAS operatives.

A bombshell new book published this week names the MI6 officer who headed the operation team that carried out the assassination of Princess Diana in Paris in late-August 1997.

The book entitled How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth is the most complete evidence-based account yet published on the car crash in the Alma Tunnel that took the lives of Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed.

(You can listen to a recent interview with the book's author John Morgan here. Click on the embedded player near the top of the page. Note that the interview with Morgan is in hr2. An interview with Cynthia McKinney takes up hr1.

Dec 23 06:43

FBI To Train 30,000 Officers For Active Shooter Situations At Stadiums, Businesses, Schools

The FBI will hold active shooter training drills at sports stadiums as part of a massive program to prepare for what the agency says is a growing concern for law enforcement.

Dec 23 06:13

4 Teens From Grosse Pointe Shot in Detroit, One Dead...Update: 30 Shots Fired by Person in Bulletproof Vest & Fatigues

WEBMASTER ADDITION: And JUST in time to support the proposed ban on body armor!

Dec 23 05:59

Judge Orders Election Recount + Lawsuit Against Kent County, DE Recorder of Deeds Betty Lou McKenna & Counsel for Free Press Violations.

This just in..... today's Judicial ORDER that granted a Hand Recont.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

KingCast/Mortgage Movies Set to Sue Kent County Delaware Recorder of Deeds Betty Lou McKenna and her Lawyer John Paradee for First Amendment/Free Press Violations.

Dec 23 05:17

IMF policies hinder fight against Ebola

International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies left healthcare systems in the African countries worst affected by Ebola underfunded and lacking doctors, and hampered a coordinated response to the outbreak, researchers said Monday.

Dec 23 05:13

Mounting Evidence Exposes Dangers of Energy Drinks

Two research papers, each published separately, suggest that concerns over levels of caffeine and sugar in energy drinks, and their effects on young people who drink them, are mounting.

Dec 23 05:07

Video: Off-Duty Cop Attempts to Illegally Detain Law Student

The brief confrontation highlights how heavily one simple phrase can shift an unwarranted police stop.

Dec 23 02:27

How Does A Homeless Man Spend $100? (MUST SEE VIDEO)

I wasn’t expecting to get this kind of footage… to be honest, I thought this video would be more an exposing homeless people video at first. But I’m so glad that I could witness and capture such a beautiful moment.