(Edge Canopy) A company called Hound Labs, ironically located in Oakland, California has created what it refers to as the first cannabis breath analysis test, aiming to promote the device toward the authorities and police as a tool to detect whether or not people driving vehicles have smoked weed. Related After Years of Research, Big Pharma Finally Shows Evidence […]
(Jack Burns) A state lawmaker was caught driving more than 40 mph over the speed limit, and he was not arrested, even after bragging that he normally drives 140 mph.
(Aaron Kesel) The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California tested Amazon’s facial Rekognition software and the program erroneously and hilariously identified 28 members of Congress as people who have been arrested for crimes.
(Jack Burns) A police officer was caught on video in a catfight with a college student after the girl refused to immediately get out of her car.
(Elliott Gabriel) MintPress speaks with legal expert and law professor Ryan Alford, who warns that hidden within the recent Supreme Court ruling on the Trump administration’s “Muslim travel ban” is a massive power giveaway to the executive branch that allows any president to order the mass detention of American citizens without worrying about a challenge from the courts.
(Justin Deschamps) The following article is quite shocking, but it highlights the corruption of the justice system—something that affects us all. The question of why the world is such a crazy place is often asked at some point during life, especially in relation to concepts of a benevolent Creator. If a police officer can taser a person to death, and get away with it, how can the universe be fundamentally good?
(Rachel Blevins) At least 22 people were injured in a mass shooting in a state that has notoriously strict gun control laws—and it has quickly disappeared from headlines.
(Matt Agorist) Authorities in Texas made a telling admission on Monday, noting that it is indeed possible that some of the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting could’ve been killed or injured by police.
(Rachel Blevins) In a ruling that will be used to a reinforce a disturbing pattern practiced by police officers across the United States, the Supreme Court has determined that officers who shoot non-threatening citizens are completely justified and cannot face consequences for their actions—as long as they express to the court that they feared for their safety.
(Matt Agorist) Proving the notion that deranged lunatics hell bent on taking innocent lives will carry out their demented plans with or without guns, Canada’s deadliest mass killing in decades was conducted with a van.
(Rachel Blevins) A couple was ambushed, arrested and detained for 13 hours with no explanation before they learned that the evidence against them consisted of a stack of papers that contained detailed screenshots of posts from their social media accounts.
(Jack Burns) A police officer who was fired for refusing to write mandatory citations is now speaking out about the problems caused by “policing for profit.”
(Jayson Veley) Just days ago, mom Trey Hoyumpa took to social media to share a letter that she had received from a dental office called Smiles 4 Keeps, which is located in Bartonsville, Pennsylvania. Among other things, the letter warned that if she didn’t set up a dental appointment for her child, she could potentially be charged with “dental neglect.” The dental office cited a law called Pennsylvania Act 31 (which has to do with reporting and recognizing child abuse) and threatened to report her to the authorities if she refused to make an appointment for her child.
(Rachel Blevins) Two officers were caught illegally selling more than 100 “off-roster” firearms reserved for police and military, several of which were purchased by convicted felons.
(photo source: nymag) (John W. Whitehead) Just in time for Christmas, the Deep State wants to give America the gift that keeps on giving: never-ending mass surveillance. Related: Interview With Cypherpunk Privacy VPN – Protecting Internet Users Against Surveillance Source – ZeroHedge by John W. Whitehead, December 11th, 2017 I’m not referring to the kind of surveillance carried […]