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  • Red light camera critic says state board quashing his free speech

    04/26/2017 3:45:22 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 21 replies
    http://www.oregonlive.com ^ | updated April 25, 2017 at 2:43 PM | By Maxine Bernstein
    A Beaverton man who has a bachelor of science degree in engineering and has repeatedly challenged Oregon's timing of yellow traffic lights as too short was investigated by a state board for "unlicensed practice of engineering'' and fined $500. Now, Mats Järlström has joined with the national Institute for Justice to file a federal civil rights lawsuit against members of the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying.
  • Hillary Aides Threatened Prime Minister’s Son With IRS Audit

    04/26/2017 5:22:39 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/25/17 | Richard Pollock
    Hillary Clinton’s Department of State aides threatened a South Asian prime minister’s son with an IRS audit in an attempt to stop a Bangladesh government investigation of a close friend and donor of Clinton’s, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group learned. A Bangladesh government commission was investigating multiple charges of financial mismanagement at Grameen Bank, beginning in May 2012. Muhammad Yunus, a major Clinton Foundation donor, served as managing director of the bank. Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and permanent U.S. resident, recalled the account of the threatened IRS audit to TheDCNF. The allegations mark the first known instance...
  • Jeanette Finicum Speaks - BLM & FBI Abuses Continue 4/22/17

    04/25/2017 8:19:43 AM PDT · by Edward.Fish · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 23 Apr 2017 | J Grady
    She shares a lot of info on the back story of the reason the Hammonds were put in jail again, under the terrorist act, after serving their first sentence; and why the Hammond's land is wanted by the BLM and other agencies. The BLM and FBI abuses continue.
  • Venezuela On The Brink – Images and Video

    04/21/2017 11:28:53 AM PDT · by detective · 111 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 21, 2017 | Sundance
    The media is downplaying, and in most cases ignoring, the extreme nature of the crisis currently going on in socialist Venezuela under the Maduro regime.  Most of the cries for help are from people begging the international media to cover their plight. Some of the video and photography are stunning as millions of people take to the streets to protest a collapsing economy and food shortages while being met with tanks, guns and rogue militias hired by the government. Some of the targeted citizens appear chosen at random.  Some of the citizens are also desperate and fighting back. Warning –...
  • Former FEC Chairwoman Calls for ‘Regulations’ of Political Speech on the Internet

    04/17/2017 11:09:03 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 52 replies
    Heat Street ^ | April 14, 2017 | By Ian Miles Cheong
    The former Federal Election Commission chairwoman Ann M. Ravel says that political speech must be controlled on social media. She presented her remarks in a speech at UC Berkeley, calling for regulations against “fake news.” Speaking at an event called “Future of Democracy,” Ravel argued the proliferation of “fake news” and political advertising on platforms like Facebook influenced elections. She warned that the lack of disclosure by the creators of these campaigns was becoming a huge problem. “We know that there’s a lot of campaigning that’s moved to the internet, whether it’s through fake news or just outright advertising and...
  • NSA official: Reports that British spied on Trump 'arrant nonsense'

    04/17/2017 12:40:07 PM PDT · by RC one · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | Sat March 18, 2017 | Eugene Scott
    NSA official: Reports that British spied on Trump 'arrant aren't nonsense'There. Headline fixed. A top National Security Agency official called allegations that President Barack Obama directed a British spy agency to wiretap Donald Trump during the presidential campaign "arrant nonsense." NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett told BBC News in an interview published Saturday that the claim showed "a complete lack of understanding in how the relationship works." Each side is barred from asking for such prohibited actions, he added.
  • Anti-Abortion Midwife Loses Case [semi-satire]

    04/15/2017 7:30:01 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 16 Apr 2017 | John Semmens
    A Swedish court ruled that the government's refusal to permit Ellinor Grimmark to practice her trade as a midwife "did not violate her freedom of opinion and expression." Judge Bebi Mordare ruled that government authorities were "within their rights to reject Ms. Grimmark's privilege of conducting her trade in defiance of regulatory standards. Blocking her from her employment does not infringe on her freedom to hold or express her opinions about abortion." "The regulators have established professional standards that require all midwives to perform abortions if that is what the patient wishes," Mordare observed. "Ms. Grimmark's contention that she should...
  • Federal Charges against 75-Year Old L.A. Veteran Robert Rosebrock Violate First Amendment(tr)

    04/14/2017 1:24:56 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 14 replies
    Full title: Judicial Watch Victory: Court Finds Federal Photography Charges against 75-Year Old Los Angeles Veteran Robert Rosebrock Violate First Amendment ... (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced that a California U.S. District Court has ruled that 75-year-old veteran Robert Rosebrock cannot be prosecuted for taking photographs at the “Great Lawn Gate” entrance to the Los Angeles National Veterans Park. The court also ruled, however, that Rosebrock must stand trial on Tuesday, April 18, for purportedly displaying two four-by-six inch American Flags above a Veterans Affairs (VA) fence on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016. The rulings were handed down...
  • California judge questions Trump's sanctuary city order [Obama 2013 Appointee]

    04/14/2017 11:32:47 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 40 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 14, 2017 | By Robin Respaut
    A California federal judge on Friday strongly questioned the U.S. Justice Department over whether to suspend an order by President Donald Trump to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities for immigrants. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick III questioned the purpose of the president's order as he heard arguments from two large California counties and the Justice Department in San Francisco federal court. Both counties have asked for a nationwide preliminary injunction to the order. As part of a larger plan to transform how the United States deals with immigration and national security, Trump in January signed an order...
  • Hypocritical Leftists Cause Sacramento Brewer to Shut Down

    04/14/2017 8:40:18 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/14/17 | Katy Grimes
    The left, terrified of free speech, shuts it down everywhere it can--even if it means putting a man out of business. The left is dangerously poised on the precipice of delving into communism Freedom of information, speech and the press is firmly rooted in western democratic thought, and protected by the U.S. Constitution. But in California, apparently that western democratic thought isn’t so free anymore. An East Sacramento brewery owner who faced a very public protest of his restaurant after he posted a critique of the women’s march on Facebook, has been forced to close his business. “I am disgusted...
  • Could It Be Time To Deny White Men The Franchise?

    04/13/2017 11:54:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 193 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | April 13, 2017 | Shelley Garland
    Some of the biggest blows to the progressive cause in the past year have often been due to the votes of white men. If white men were not allowed to vote, it is unlikely that the United Kingdom would be leaving the European Union, it is unlikely that Donald Trump would now be the President of the United States, and it is unlikely that the Democratic Alliance would now be governing four of South Africa's biggest cities. If white men no longer had the vote, the progressive cause would be strengthened. It would not be necessary to deny white men...
  • FBI adds illegal immigrant eyed in gruesome killing to Most Wanted Fugitives list

    04/12/2017 2:04:59 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 12, 2017
    The FBI announced Wednesday it added an alleged gang member and illegal immigrant wanted in connection with a gruesome killing in New Jersey to its “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list. Walter Yovany Gomez and another man murdered fellow MS-13 gang member Julio Matute inside a Plainfield home in 2011, striking him in the head with a baseball bat, stabbing him 17 times in the back and slitting his throat with a screwdriver, law enforcement officials said. The killers may have suspected Matute was getting too close with a rival gang. When police tried to arrest Gomez, a Honduran national, he...
  • Illegal Immigrant Allegedly Kills for Parking Spot

    04/12/2017 2:02:04 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | April 12, 2017 | by John Binder
    Jose Morales, a 23-year-old from Guatemala, allegedly shot and killed 20-year-old Mariano Gonzalez-Lopez after a fight outside the OK Corral night club, with two more men involved in the incident. Investigators say that the four men first started fighting over parking spaces, with Morales and others in his car leaving the parking lot while Gonzalez-Lopez and individuals in his car followed them. While the two cars full of men drove away, they each started throwing bottles and other objects at each other, before pulling over and physically fighting. That is when investigators say Gonzalez-Lopez hit beat Morales’ vehicle with a...
  • Virginia illegal immigrant charged in sex abuse case involving 12-year-old girl

    04/12/2017 1:58:30 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    FOX News ^ | April 12, 2017
    A 40-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico who had been deported from the U.S. was arrested Friday in Virginia on sex abuse charges involving a 12-year-old girl. Oscar Perez-Rangel faces charges including felony aggravated sexual battery. The abuse allegedly occurred between October and December 2016, Fox 5 reported. The girl was abused while at a daycare center operated by Perez-Rangel’s girlfriend, investigators said. “Perez-Rangel was previously removed from the U.S., and has felony convictions for attempted robbery, use of a firearm during the commission of a felony and illegal re-entry after removal,” Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement to...
  • The Authoritarian Impulse: Getting What We Really Don’t Want

    04/12/2017 7:15:05 AM PDT · by Noumenon · 19 replies
    Fred On Everything ^ | April 6. 2017 | Fred Reed
    As a society crumbles, as bitter divisions grow and disorder spreads and nothing seems to work, anger comes and people begin to want a man who will say “Enough!” and slap down the malefactors–by any means necessary. A man who will make the trains run on time. A man who will make it safe to walk in the parks. This is the authoritarian impulse. As corruption grows, as a coagulated government fails to function, the temptation comes. It is coming. Recently I read that in Brazil some thirty men gang-raped a young woman, left her emotionally devastated, bleeding, with a...
  • Fitton: Documents Confirm that Obama IRS Improperly Targeted Conservatives

    04/11/2017 2:51:25 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 37 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10 Apr 2017
    We continue to undercover the details of the Obama IRS’s arbitrary and capricious behavior toward those presumed to be “enemies” of President Obama. Last week we released 695 pages of new documents containing admissions by IRS officials that the agency used “inappropriate political labels” to screen the tax-exempt applications of conservative organizations. Other records reveal that the IRS was going to require 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations to restrict their alleged political activities if they opted for “expedited consideration” of their tax-exempt applications. The documents were produced after a revelation by the IRS that it had located “an additional 6,924 documents of...
  • Presidential War Powers

    04/10/2017 10:20:59 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/10/17 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    President can, legally, use the military in combat operations (including sending Tomahawk missiles into an airfield in Syria) without congressional approval, or even letting them know he's going to do so in the first place There has been a lot of discussion about whether or not the attack on an airfield by American Tomahawk missiles in early April of 2017 was a constitutional action by President Donald J. Trump, despite the fact that the military action occurred prior to the President receiving some kind of congressional approval for it.
  • Penalties Proposed for "Fake News" [not even-close-to-satire]

    04/09/2017 6:37:06 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 9 Apr 2017 | John Semmens
    Frustrated with its inability to control the narrative in our current age of abundant social media, the Merkel Regime has decided to fine media firms that allow false news on their platforms. The penalty can range as high as $50 million for an offense the government determines is "dangerously out-of-step with accepted views." German Justice Minister Heiko Maas lamented that "unconstrained free speech has unleashed an avalanche of uniformed and anti-social messages being posted on FaceBook and Twitter. The proof of the danger is the fact that an unhinged Donald Trump was able to exploit Twitter to foment disrespect for...
  • IMF Working Paper: The Macroeconomics of De-Cashing

    04/08/2017 7:43:04 AM PDT · by oblomov · 17 replies
    International Monetary Fund ^ | March 2017 | Alexei Kireyev
    I. INTRODUCTION 1. De-cashing is defined as the gradual phasing out of currency from circulation and its replacement with convertible deposits. This initiative does not in any way target the abolition of money as an institution, but is, rather, a sweeping reduction of the role of currency, its cash component, in favor of transferrable deposits, its non-cash component. The monetary authorities in many countries have already taken steps towards de-cashing. These steps include abolishing large denomination bills, imposing ceilings on cash transactions, introducing declaration requirements on the carriage of cash in and out of the country, reporting requirements for cash...
  • The equity authoritarians MUST BE STOPPED - by Dr. Jordan Peterson

    04/06/2017 4:32:24 PM PDT · by tbw2 · 4 replies
    Dr. Jordan Peterson Youtube Channel ^ | 04/06/2017 | Dr. Jordan Peterson
    The equity authoritarians MUST BE STOPPED - a lecture by historian and psychologist Dr. Jordan Peterson on the danger of enforced equality of outcome and moral reasons to refuse its implementation by authoritarian liberals. You can click here to go to the video.