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  • Coronavirus mask dispute leads to Washington man's arrest in assault on veteran, 72

    08/09/2020 2:11:22 PM PDT · by familyop · 61 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 9, 2020 | Danielle Wallace
    Hansen allegedly punched the victim several times, rendering him unconscious, before walking away down the hall. Police said the victim suffered a broken jaw in the attack, Q13 Fox reported. The victim told officers that he has made a remark to Hansen’s girlfriend, who was not wearing a mask or facial covering...
  • Prohibition Vs Freedom: Does The Modern World Need To Swing Back To Temperance?

    08/06/2020 12:38:42 PM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 35 replies
    I believe Douglas MacArthur got it right when he described the nature of freedom in the place of his birth The Wild West of America: “……. nowhere else has there been the savage turbulence, the striking vitality and the raucous glamour of the struggle for law and order in the American West.” Only a few decades later the nation swung the opposite way with the bold experiment of Prohibition. Why did that policy fail? What was good about it? For all my life abstaining from alcohol has been my personal choice. But now, at the age of 63, an old...
  • San Fran is crawling with drugs. DA shows more concern for dealers

    08/05/2020 8:00:18 AM PDT · by TedMartin
    Press California ^ | 8/5/20 | Staff Report
    San Francisco, Calif. -- District attorney Chesa Boudin acknowledges that the Tenderloin District of the city is plagued by drug sellers from Honduras, but frets that arresting them isn't really worth it. Boudin, a former public defender who vowed as a candidate to prosecute fewer criminals, is not inclined to address how the surge in drug sales during Covid lockdowns was affecting city residents, and instead focused on the plight of the drug dealers themselves. Many were trafficked and their families were at risk at home if they cooperated with authorities, Boudin said in a webinar last week. Therefore, authorities...
  • Chicago Dunkin' employee arrested after trooper finds 'large, thick piece of mucus' in coffee

    08/02/2020 10:42:53 PM PDT · by familyop · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 2, 2020 | Danielle Wallace
    An Illinois State Police District Chicago trooper purchased a large cup of black coffee from the Dunkin’ Donuts shop at 6738 West Archer Avenue around 10:20 p.m. Thursday night. Because the coffee was “extremely hot,” he removed the lid to cool it down when he observed “a large, thick piece of mucus, which was later confirmed to be saliva, floating inside it,” Illinois State Police said in a press release. Vincent J. Sessler, a 25-year-old employee working at the Dunkin’ at the time of the incident, was arrested before 1 p.m. on Friday.
  • Kodak is a first step: Trump White House plans new ways to break Chinese supply chain dominance

    08/01/2020 10:37:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Just The News ^ | 08/01/2020 | Carrie Sheffield
    As the Trump White House this week announced a major deal to pivot photo giant Kodak toward pharmaceutical manufacturing, it made clear this was just the first step in a broader plan to break Chinese dominance of supply chain in manufacturing. With a focus first on healthcare manufacturing, the White House brokered a $765 million loan to Kodak after noticing 90% of the main ingredients of the most common pharmaceuticals taken each day in the United States are manufactured abroad. Adam Boehler, CEO of U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, is a lead administration official on the Kodak deal, and said...
  • Junkies take over Midtown: Homeless addicts flock to the heart of Manhattan to deal and use drugs in broad daylight as cops turn a blind eye

    07/31/2020 5:43:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 45 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 31, 2020 | Staff
    Police appear to be turning a blind eye to a growing crowd of drug addicts shooting up in broad daylight in Manhattan's Midtown neighborhood as locals plead for someone to step in and put an end to the unsettling scenes. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the once bustling area at the heart of the Big Apple has emptied of office workers rushing to and from meetings and tourists snapping photos of sparking skyscrapers. They've now been replaced with people down on their luck, many of them struggling with drug addiction, who have come to call that stretch of...
  • Federal Task Force Takes Down Leader of Chicago Street Gang “Black Disciples” in Gun, Drug Trafficking Bust

    07/29/2020 7:41:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/29/2020 | Cristina Laila
    Black Disciples leader Darnell “Murder” McMillerBlack Disciples Chicago street gang leader Darnell “Murder” McMiller was charged along with 22 other people as part of a years-long federal investigation into gun and drug trafficking.Feds seized 24 firearms, more than 1300 grams of fentanyl-laced heroin, nearly 400 grams of crack cocaine, MDMA pills and over $50,000 in illicit cash proceeds. According to officials, the drug and gun trafficking occurred in Englewood on the South Side of Chicago.ABC 7 Chicago reported: An alleged Chicago gang leader is among 23 individuals facing criminal charges as part of a federal investigation into drug and...
  • Executive Order on Lowering Prices for Patients by Eliminating Kickbacks to Middlemen

    07/25/2020 7:00:32 AM PDT · by DannyTN · 16 replies
    NPR ^ | July 24, 2020 | President Donald J. Trump
    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Purpose. One of the reasons pharmaceutical drug prices in the United States are so high is because of the complex mix of payers and negotiators that often separates the consumer from the manufacturer in the drug-purchasing process. The result is that the prices patients see at the point-of-sale do not reflect the prices that the patient’s insurance companies, and middlemen hired by the insurance companies, actually pay for drugs. Instead, these middlemen...
  • Executive Order on Lowering Prices for Patients by Eliminating Kickbacks to Middlemen

    07/24/2020 5:11:32 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 9 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | July 24, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:Section 1.  Purpose.  One of the reasons pharmaceutical drug prices in the United States are so high is because of the complex mix of payers and negotiators that often separates the consumer from the manufacturer in the drug-purchasing process.  The result is that the prices patients see at the point-of-sale do not reflect the prices that the patient’s insurance companies, and middlemen hired by the insurance companies, actually pay for drugs.  Instead, these middlemen...
  • Executive Order on Access to Affordable Life-saving Medications

    07/24/2020 5:08:42 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | July 24, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:Section 1.  Purpose.  Insulin is a critical and life-saving medication that approximately 8 million Americans rely on to manage diabetes.  Likewise, injectable epinephrine is a life‑saving medication used to stop severe allergic reactions.The price of insulin in the United States has risen dramatically over the past decade.  The list price for a single vial of insulin today is often more than $250 and most patients use at least two vials per month.  As for injectable epinephrine, recent increased...
  • Donald Trump will order FBI and DEA surge in Chicago and Albuquerque to tackle violence as mayor Lori Lightfoot says 'under NO circumstances' will she allow Portland-style crackdown

    07/22/2020 12:31:54 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 22 2020 | GEOFF EARLE
    Donald Trump is set to escalate his federal intervention in cities Wednesday by expanding 'Operation Legend,' deploying FBI and other agents to Chicago and Albuquerque to quell what he claims is out of control violence. The move was to be announced Wednesday afternoon by Trump at the White House - putting him once again at odds with Democratic mayors, especially Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. They have opposed deploying federal forces to tackle protests. But Operation Legend, which was started in Kansas City, MO, involves surging Department of Justice, not Department of Homeland Security, agents to tackle crime rather then protests.
  • George Floyd Died of Drugs in His Rectum

    07/17/2020 8:15:10 AM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 143 replies
    One America News ^ | July 15, 2020 | Kristian Rouz
    Police transcripts from George Floyd's arrest are raising concerns over the official cause of his death. One America's Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.
  • Barr Confirms Arrest of MS-13 Leaders

    07/16/2020 12:20:36 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 15, 2020 | Jack Beyrer
    Attorney General William Barr announced the indictment of key members of the MS-13 criminal organization as a result of the ongoing Joint Task Force Vulcan initiative in a press release Thursday. The attorney general said two deadly MS-13 operatives were charged in the last week. In the Eastern District Court of Virginia, an MS-13 member was indicted on terrorism charges. In the Eastern District Court of New York, meanwhile, the attorney general has filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty for another gang member who killed seven people in the span of a year. According to the...
  • Drug smugglers tried to move nearly $330K worth of meth in ultralight aircraft near Imperial County [CA]: CBP

    07/14/2020 8:21:45 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies
    KTLA ^ | 01/14/2020
    Agents found a metal basket and a white duffel bag, which had 26 clear plastic containers full of meth, according to the statement. The street value of the haul is $327,375. There was no mention of a pilot flying the aircraft or whether anyone involved in the operation was arrested. The drugs were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration, according to the release.
  • Texas Man Charged With Assaulting Deputy U.S. Marshal With Hammer During Weekend Protests in Portland (Photo)

    07/13/2020 4:14:39 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 25 replies
    justice.gov ^ | July 13, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Oregon
    PORTLAND, Ore.—U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that a Texas man has been charged with assaulting a U.S. Marshals Service deputy with a construction hammer during weekend protests at the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in downtown Portland.Jacob Michael Gaines, 23, a Texas man currently residing in a recreational vehicle in Portland, has been charged by criminal complaint with one count of assaulting a federal officer.According to court documents, at approximately 1:00am on July 11, 2020, Gaines was observed using a hammer to damage a barricaded entrance at the Hatfield Federal Courthouse. At the time, federal law enforcement...
  • FLASHBACK: Joe Biden once said a fence was needed to stop 'tons' of drugs from Mexico

    07/11/2020 6:54:57 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 13 replies
    Soros then the DNC then the NY Times ^ | FlashBack : May 10, 2019 | Andrew Kaczynski, C
    Joe Biden once spoke about jailing employers who hire "illegals," said sanctuary cities shouldn't be allowed to violate federal law, and argued a fence was needed stop "tons" of drugs coming into the country from "corrupt Mexico." "Folks, I voted for a fence, I voted, unlike most Democrats -- and some of you won't like it -- I voted for 700 miles of fence," Biden told the group. "But, let me tell you, we can build a fence 40 stories high -- unless you change the dynamic in Mexico and -- and you will not like this, and -- punish...
  • Joe Biden’s family racks up arrests for drugs, drunk driving - but no jail time

    07/11/2020 2:25:42 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/11/20 | Jon Levine
    In August 2019, Caroline Biden, 33, a niece of former Vice President Biden, was busted in Lower Merion Township, Penn., for driving under the influence and without a license, public records show. While the case is active, it’s unlikely Caroline will face much in the way of consequences - if history and Biden family rap sheets are any guide. Her arrest, which was never made public, was at least the ninth among Joe Biden’s close family, and followed incidents involving his brother Frank, his son Hunter and his daughter Ashley. The cases - ranging from felony theft to drug possession...
  • Congressman vows vote to stop DC from allowing psychedelics

    07/08/2020 10:19:39 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 8, 2020
    Maryland Republican Rep. Andy Harris says Washington, DC won’t decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms, cacti and plants on his watch. Harris told The Post he’s appalled that drug reform activists submitted on Monday what they say is enough signatures to get an initiative on the November ballot making natural hallucinogens the lowest law enforcement priority. Harris said he will force a House Appropriations Committee vote next week to stop it, using the power of Congress over DC’s budget.
  • Dutch police uncover 'torture chamber,' makeshift prison; 6 arrested

    07/08/2020 5:13:27 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 14 replies
    FOXNews ^ | 7/6/2020 | Frank Miles
    Six men were arrested after Dutch police discovered sea containers that had been converted into a makeshift prison and sound-proofed “torture chamber” complete with a dentist’s chair, tools, including pliers and scalpels, and handcuffs, a high-ranking officer announced Tuesday. Authorities said police conducted the raid before the torture chamber could be used and alerted potential victims, who went into hiding. The grisly discovery was made last month by officers investigating leads generated by data from encrypted phones used by criminals. The communications network was cracked recently by French police. Detectives in Britain and the Netherlands have already arrested hundreds of...
  • The Most Powerful Argument Against Forced Universal Masking That You Won't Read In The Establishment Media

    07/03/2020 5:37:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 3, 2020 | Scott Morefield
    Anytime things go from widely disputed to sudden, virtually-overnight national “scientific consensus,” it’s probably a good idea to be a wee bit skeptical. So it goes with the forced universal masking issue. We’ve obviously run quite the gamut on this, from being told not to wear them at all while the pandemic was at its peak -- and everyone and their neighbor was crowding and swapping moisture particles in Lowe’s and Walmart aisles across America -- to the now almost cultlike, lockstep message from politicians, the media and every leftist still too frightened to come out of their basement that...