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  • New data shows depth of U.S. mental health crisis

    07/01/2019 1:48:22 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 27 replies
    axios ^ | 6/30/19 | axios
    U.S. suicide rates are at the highest level since World War II, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, per Bloomberg's Cynthia Koons. By the numbers: From 2000 to 2006, the suicide rate in the U.S. increased by an average of about 1% a year. From 2006 through 2016, it increased by 2% a year. There were 1.4 million suicide attempts in 2017 and 47,000 deaths. Why it matters: Despite an improvement of material well-being, emotional distress in the U.S. has reached "crisis levels," according to the CDC. Koons reports that the national mental health epidemic...
  • What we know about Ayoola Ajayi, ... man arrested ... Mackenzie Lueck's Homicide [tr]

    06/29/2019 7:51:24 AM PDT · by topher · 63 replies
    KSL ^ | 28-June-2019 | By Jacob Klopfenstein
    Full Title: What we know about Ayoola Ajayi, the man arrested in connection with Mackenzie Lueck's homicideSALT LAKE CITY — A homeowner who police previously named as a "person of interest" in the case of missing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck has been arrested, police confirmed Friday. Ayoola Ajayi, 31, was arrested Friday morning near 1000 S. West Temple in connection with Lueck's death, according to Salt Lake police. He is expected to be charged with aggravated murder, aggravated kidnapping and desecration of a body, according to Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown.
  • For Dems – Is There Life After Biden? (Short Answer: No)

    06/25/2019 3:17:56 PM PDT · by Signalman · 25 replies
    Western Journal ^ | 6/25/2019 | Dick Morris
    Short answer: No! Biden is on his way out. He will not survive having flipped on capital punishment and gay marriage, having recruited Southern racists — albeit with civility — to join his drive to kill school busing in the 70s, coming out for and then against the Hyde Amendment, being accused of groping women, and watching his son get pilloried for using his dad’s power to make millions in Ukraine and China. Biden is staggering. He has fallen from 43 percent to 31 percent in the past six weeks. And he will fall further. He is coming across as...
  • Fractured Fairy Tales

    06/22/2019 6:05:24 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 26 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 6-22-19 | MOTUS
    Everybody does.Let’s start here: Julia Roberts reveals original ending for ‘Pretty Woman’ — and you’d be shocked.In an interview in Variety magazine this week Julia Roberts revealed that the original ending of Pretty Woman as written was anything but the fairy tale ending of “prostitute-falls-in-love-with-a-rich-john-and-they-both-live-happily-ever-after.” She explained that the original script was “really dark and the ending was really heavy.” In fact the original script ended with Robert’s character, the prostitute Vivian Ward, left sprawled out in a dirty alley where Richard Gere’s character, Edward Lewis, had chucked her out of the car. For good measure, and to get the...
  • Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution

    06/21/2019 5:26:36 PM PDT · by SJackson · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 20, 2019 | Nikki Schwab
    Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution WASHINGTON – The two progressive presidential candidates backing Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán are also backing her on one of her signature issues. Cabán wants to decriminalize sex work, arguing that the current laws go after people who are destabilized by the current economic system. “This is literally how they put food on their tables,” Cabán said in a debate Tuesday. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) – who endorsed Cabán Wednesday – said he was open to the idea as well. “Bernie believes that decriminalization is certainly something that should be considered,” Sanders’...
  • Sex Work Would Be Broadly Legal in New York Under New Bill Introduced Monday

    06/10/2019 12:25:02 PM PDT · by detective · 56 replies
    NBC News ^ | 6/10/2019
    The bill removes penalties for buying and selling sex in many cases. Sex work would be broadly legalized in New York state under a first-of-its-kind bill introduced by state legislators on Monday. A group of lawmakers first called for legislation in February, but on Monday they finally came forward with a 13-page bill that would bring dramatic changes to the sex trade in the state.
  • Trump’s LGBT pride tweet reinforces the exploitation of sexual minorities 50 years after Stonewall

    06/03/2019 9:21:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/03/2019 | Christopher Doyle
    President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the 2019 National Prayer Breakfast. | (Photo: YouTube)For the first two years of his administration, President Trump failed to acknowledge June as the official pride month of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. But this year, one day before the start of LGBT Pride, the President tweeted the following:“As we celebrate LGBT Pride Month and recognize the outstanding contributions LGBT people have made to our great Nation, let us also stand in solidarity with the many LGBT people who live in dozens of countries worldwide that punish, imprison, or even execute individuals...
  • Child Sex Trafficking through Child "Protection" Services Exposed – Kidnapping Children for Sex

    05/13/2019 12:47:52 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 35 replies
    Health Impact News ^ | May 13, 2019 | Brian Shilhavy
    In this Buzzsaw interview (below), filmmaker Sean Stone interviews Tammi Stefano, the Executive Director of The National Safe Child Coalition (NSCC), and exposes much of the corruption happening within Child Protection Services and Family Courts. This might be one of the few interviews currently available on the Internet that gives this much information on the child sex trafficking business that exists in LA County, and across the nation. Tammi Stefano reveals some very shocking information about the child and human trafficking business currently operating in the United States, which is a huge illegal business that brings in more money than...
  • Colombian Cartel Boss Pleads Guilty to Bribing U.S. Fed (Investigator) with Cash, Prostitutes

    05/11/2019 3:52:05 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 May 2019 | ILDEFONSO ORTIZ AND BRANDON DARBY
    A top Colombian cartel boss pleaded guilty in a U.S. federal court to having bribed a top federal investigator with cash and prostitutes in order to have an indictment against him successfully dismissed. Jose Bayron “Cacheton” Piedrahita Ceballos appeared before U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola this week in Florida where he pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government by bribing a federal agent. He is scheduled for a sentencing hearing on July 19. Federal authorities extradited Piedrahita from Colombia on April 5, 2019, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern...
  • BOMBSHELL Interview: NXIVM Whistleblower Reveals Human Trafficking From Mexico, Satanism, Dem..

    05/06/2019 10:33:14 PM PDT · by bitt · 45 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 5/6/2019 | PATRICK HOWLEY
    NXIVM whistleblower Frank Parlato appeared exclusively on The Campaign Show with Patrick Howley on Patriots Soapbox (Sunday nights, 6-PM Eastern) to discuss Keith Raniere’s trial, which begins Tuesday Raniere’s sex slaves are poised to testify against him, as prosecutors prepare to submit evidence that NXIVM illegally bundled money for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. Parlato made it clear that Clinton was happy to accept the money. (COURT DOCS Confirm Prosecutors Attempting To Introduce Clinton Evidence). Parlato described how NXIVM imported teenage girls from Mexico, how the cult viewed Chuck Schumer as a “friendly” Democrat ally, and many other bombshells. WATCH
  • You Are Now More Likely To Know A Prostitute Than A Primetime CNN Viewer

    05/04/2019 2:55:36 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 60 replies
    Townhall ^ | May 4, 2019 | Timothy Meads
    Donna Summer sings, "No one seems to know her name, and even less about the place from where she came," in her 1976 song Lady of the Night. Flash forward 40 years and it seems those lyrics are more applicable to the nightly CNN audience than they are to a prostitute. As reported by Newsbusters, the latest cable news ratings indicate that CNN primetime has just 760,000 viewers, officially making members of the oldest profession more prominent in America than fans of the cable news network. Newsbusters Rich Noyes reports there are an estimated 1 million prostitutes currently in the...
  • The secret Victorian guide to London's 'Ladies of the Night': Bawdy 1841 booklet [tr]

    05/02/2019 11:05:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 2, 2019 | Jack Elsom
    A lewd catalog of Victorian London's secret brothels that details the capital's once booming sex trade has sold at auction for over £4,000. The rare first edition of Swell's Night Guide Through the Metropolis lists the clubs, pubs, bars and theatres where ladies of the night could be found. And the erotic 1841 illustrated guide to the city's prostitute hotspots does not mince its words and even scores sex workers on their looks, with grades ranging from 'a perfect English beauty' to a rather less flattering 'fair, fat and 50'. But although some of the descriptions are quite comical, the...
  • Robert Kraft’s alleged hooker busted

    04/27/2019 3:48:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | April 27, 2019 | JAZZ SHAW
    With all the buzz about the Democratic primary race eating up the headlines, it’s easy to lose track of some of the other important stories. You know, things like foreign policy, the situation in Venezuela, Social Security imploding and… Bob Kraft’s hooker trial. Yes, attorneys for the New England Patriots owner are still keeping busy in the courtroom and the prosecutors are out on the streets continuing the action as well. Just this week, officers arrested the woman accused of providing Kraft with some bonus services at a massage parlor in Jupiter, Florida. (WPTV News) A woman accused of performing...
  • The Essence of Evil: Sex with Children Has Become Big Business in America

    04/27/2019 10:29:22 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 220 replies
    The Rutherford Institute ^ | April 23, 2019 | John W. Whitehead
    “Children are being targeted and sold for sex in America every day.”—John Ryan, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Children, young girls—some as young as 9 years old—are being bought and sold for sex in America. The average age for a young woman being sold for sex is now 13 years old. This is America’s dirty little secret. Sex trafficking—especially when it comes to the buying and selling of young girls—has become big business in America, the fastest growing business in organized crime and the second most-lucrative commodity traded illegally after drugs and guns. As investigative journalist Amy Fine...
  • Man ran prostitution ring out of parents' basement, prosecutors say

    04/26/2019 7:01:10 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 52 replies
    nbc ^ | 04/25/2019 | ap
    A Long Island man ran a prostitution ring out of his parents' sprawling suburban home, enticing women with drugs and locking them in the basement where they were forced to use a bucket instead of a bathroom, prosecutors said Thursday. Raymond Rodio III, 47, used social media to recruit women, got them hooked on heroin and crack cocaine, and forced them to have sex with men in the basement of the Sound Beach home or at nearby motels, Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini said. Police uncovered the alleged prostitution ring after a routine traffic stop last August. Officers recognized...
  • FORMER ATTORNEY OF QUEENS WOMAN WHO FELL TO HER DEATH IN VICE SAYS SHE WAS PRESSURED

    04/17/2019 7:18:43 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 15 replies
    The Appeal ^ | Dec 15, 2017 | Emily Whitford
    Yang Song fell four stories onto a sidewalk in Flushing, Queens on the night of November 25th. An officer with the New York City Police Department accompanied her, unconscious, to New York Presbyterian Hospital where doctors placed her on a respirator. They worked for hours: the 35 units of blood they transfused did not take, given the severity of her injuries from the thirty foot fall. NYPD later said that Yang fell from an apartment building on 40th Road while police were attempting to arrest her for allegedly engaging in sex work. These were among the sparse details they released...
  • Woman steals Rolex from man sleeping in NYC hotel. police say

    04/15/2019 6:37:54 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 43 replies
    Cox Media via WPXI ^ | April 15, 2019 | Bob D'Angelo
    NEW YORK - New York City police are looking for a woman who stole a man’s Rolex while the 60-year-old man slept in his Manhattan hotel room, WPIX reported. Police said that shortly after 1 a.m. on April 7, the woman also made several unauthorized transactions on the victim’s cellphone that totaled $2,000, the television station reported. The man realized what happened when he woke up at 10 a.m., WPIX reported.
  • Cardi B responds to backlash over her drugging, robbing men

    03/27/2019 7:55:47 PM PDT · by Libloather · 51 replies
    ABC 7 ^ | 3/27/19
    LOS ANGELES -- Cardi B is trying to clarify herself after a video resurfaced online where the rapper said she drugged and robbed men for money. The Grammy winner posted a statement Tuesday on Instagram that she had "very limited options" and needed to do anything to "survive." The former stripper says she wasn't trying to glorify her actions, but felt it was necessary at the time. **SNIP** Cardi says the men she spoke about in the video were ones she dated and they were "conscious, willing and aware."
  • Prostitution Should Stay Illegal Because Consent Is A Garbage Minimum Standard For Goodness

    03/22/2019 7:12:15 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 79 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 22, 2019 | Nathan Stone
    Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris recently supported legalizing prostitution in an interview she gave to the Root: “But when you are talking about consenting adults, I think that you know, yes, we should really consider that we can’t criminalize consensual behavior as long as no one is being harmed,” she said, meaning that she would still support laws that would punish human trafficking and exploitation of women. Surprisingly—or not—this idea has also been embraced by certain segments on the right, especially among libertarians. Elizabeth Nolan Brown, an associate editor at Reason Magazine and an advocate of the sex trade, said Harris...
  • Kamala Harris gains momentum among Democrats with proposal to legalize prostitution

    03/11/2019 12:03:22 PM PDT · by EagleUSA · 116 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 3/3/19 | Seth McGlaughlin
    Decriminalizing prostitution — an idea gaining momentum among some Democrats, including at least one 2020 presidential contender — may one day be traced back to the hookers plying their trade under the elevated train along New York City’s Roosevelt Avenue. That open-air market of prostitutes and johns in Queens, undeterred by the constant threat of arrest and incarceration, has been cited by New York state lawmakers mulling whether it’s time to wave the white flag in the war on the world’s oldest profession.