Teacher’s Report Riots Didn’t Start the Way You Think “Police forcing busses to unload passengers”

(Sam Brodey)  After Baltimore police and a crowd of teens clashed near the Mondawmin Mall in northwest Baltimore on Monday afternoon, news reports described the violence as a riot triggered by kids who had been itching for a fight all day. But in interviews with Mother Jones and other media outlets, teachers and parents maintain that … Read moreTeacher’s Report Riots Didn’t Start the Way You Think “Police forcing busses to unload passengers”

Police and National Guard Conduct Snatch and Grab on LIVE TV

(Baltimore)  Baltimore police, along with the Maryland National guard enforced a mandatory curfew Tuesday night. The Orwellian enforcement of the curfew was captured on live television as CNN was filming a protester. A man, who Twitter followers identified as Joseph Kent of Morgan State University, was “disappeared” in just a few seconds by police and … Read morePolice and National Guard Conduct Snatch and Grab on LIVE TV

Baltimore Public Defenders Overwhelmed By Hundreds of Arrests

(Sarah Kaufman)  Mass arrests during the Baltimore riots overburdened the local courts, forcing the public defender’s office to recruit private attorneys as reinforcements to represent hundreds of rioters, arsonists and protestors. The call for help began circulating among members of the city’s legal and activist communities on Tuesday afternoon. Maryland Public Defender Paul DeWolfe announced … Read moreBaltimore Public Defenders Overwhelmed By Hundreds of Arrests

New Yorkers With Baltimore Ties Warn Riots Coming To City

(Dean Meminger)   As tensions run high in Baltimore, many in New York are keeping close watch. A former NYPD commander who headed the Baltimore police department says such violence can happen here. NY1’s Dean Meminger filed this report. New Yorkers familiar with Baltimore say tensions between police and residents—especially young people in that city—have … Read moreNew Yorkers With Baltimore Ties Warn Riots Coming To City

Geraldo Nearly Comes to Blows with Baltimore Protester

(Josh Feldman)  Geraldo Rivera had a particularly contentious fight at the top of Sean Hannity‘s show tonight with a Baltimore protester, shouting, “Stop blocking my camera!” and “You’re making a fool of yourself!” Rivera moved a bit to try and interview a Baltimore politician, but another protester started shouting about Fox News “making money off … Read moreGeraldo Nearly Comes to Blows with Baltimore Protester

Nepal earthquake death toll tops 4,000; crisis looms as shortages galore

(Kathmandu)  Crisis loomed over quake-hit Nepal on Monday following shortage of food, water, electricity and medicines as fear drove tens of thousands of people out into the open and the death toll soared to 4,000 amidst fears that it could touch 5,000. Scrambling to put together massive rescue and relief efforts, the country hit by … Read moreNepal earthquake death toll tops 4,000; crisis looms as shortages galore

Judge upholds Vermont’s GMO labeling law

(Sylvia Van Peebles)  Despite opposition by food industry groups, a federal judge has allowed a Vermont law that could make the state the first in the country to require labeling of genetically modified food, reports theBurlington Free Press Tuesday. The Grocery Manufacturers’ Association and other industry groups requested a preliminary order to block the law … Read moreJudge upholds Vermont’s GMO labeling law

Bumble Bee worker cooked to death with tuna batch…Seriously

(SOTT)  Los Angeles prosecutors charged Bumble Bee Foods and two managers on Monday with violating safety regulations when a worker was cooked to death in an industrial oven with 12,000 pounds of tuna. Both managers could face serve jail sentences and the company could be charged with a maximum fine of $1.5 million. Jose Melena, … Read moreBumble Bee worker cooked to death with tuna batch…Seriously

Baltimore: 42 percent of the residents in Freddie Gray’s neighborhood are employed

(Rob Wile)  For two decades, Baltimore’s Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood was the target of multimillion-dollar revitalization efforts, according to the Baltimore Sun. This included a spirited attempt by Habitat for Humanity to refurbish or rebuild the area’s row houses, which they call “architecturally beautiful” but which had fallen into disrepair. It’s not clear what impact those initiatives … Read moreBaltimore: 42 percent of the residents in Freddie Gray’s neighborhood are employed

Walmart Reiterates: 5 Simultaneous Store Closures Were Due To Non-Urgent Plumbing Problem

(Laura Northrup)  Members of the public, local government officials, and Walmart employees aren’t buying Walmart’s explanation that five stores in four different states all had to close abruptly on the same day until because of problems with their plumbing. Yet Walmart stands by that explanation, even in the handout it distributed to employees when announcing … Read moreWalmart Reiterates: 5 Simultaneous Store Closures Were Due To Non-Urgent Plumbing Problem

Hagmann & Hagmann Report: Steve Quayle Mysteries Of The Giants

Tim Alberino of The Alberino Analysis and his crew have just returned from an expeditionary trip to portions of South America, with particular focus on Peru. Their findings are unravelling the historically significant difference between the pre-flood and post-flood world, and are serving to unlock the mysteries of the giants and “men of renown” as … Read moreHagmann & Hagmann Report: Steve Quayle Mysteries Of The Giants

US Air Force refuelling jet disappears off radar over English Channel

(Mark Duell)  A US Air Force refuelling aircraft disappeared off the radar over the English Channel last night. The Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker left Amiens in northern France at 0.05am local time (11.05pm BST) and was last reported on a flight tracking website between Dover and Calais 15 minutes later. It is not yet known why … Read moreUS Air Force refuelling jet disappears off radar over English Channel

Fully intelligent robot police will be on the streets by 2017

(Rob Waugh)  Most people are a little apprehensive about robot policemen – possibly because of that scene in Robocop where the giant droid machine-guns the guy in the office. But the Dubai police force aim to have fully functioning robo-cops on the beat by 2017. In layman’s terms, that is REALLY SOON. Thankfully, the Dubai … Read moreFully intelligent robot police will be on the streets by 2017

The Port of Oakland Will Shut Down Friday to Protest Police Violence

(John Metcalfe)  This Friday, the Port of Oakland‘s rumbling cranes will stand silent as workers rally against recent police shootings and violence. Local longshoremen are helping organize the extremely busy port’s day-long shutdown, which will last from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In an unusual sign of solidarity, shipping and terminal owners are supporting the protest, … Read moreThe Port of Oakland Will Shut Down Friday to Protest Police Violence

The DOJ Is Sneaking in a Policy That’d Crap All Over the 4th Amendment

(Kate Knibbs)  The rules for how the Department of Justice tracks down criminals in the digital age are woefully arcane, but the DoJ’s recent proposed changes to update those rules go way too far, using vague terms to grant sweeping remote search powers that would take a torrential horse piss on the Fourth Amendment. Under … Read moreThe DOJ Is Sneaking in a Policy That’d Crap All Over the 4th Amendment

Soros Group Advocates Violence Against Cops in Baltimore

(Adan Salazar)  Social media pages run by the George Soros-founded Open Society Foundations appeared to justify violence in Baltimore, in particular against police. Yesterday, two of the foundation’s social media pages sent a Vox article out to their followers entitled, “This is the perfect response to anyone calling for nonviolence in Baltimore,” with an alternate … Read moreSoros Group Advocates Violence Against Cops in Baltimore

No One Works in Nearly 20% of US Families

(Sputnik)  In 2014, around one out of five American families had no members employed, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). There were 80,889,000 families living in the United States in 2014, and of those, 19.9% had no working members. The number is slightly lower than that of the previous year, when a fifth of American families, … Read moreNo One Works in Nearly 20% of US Families

Wal-Mart’s sudden closure has crippled a California city

(Hayley Peterson)  Wal-Mart’s sudden closure of a store in Pico Rivera, California, has devastated the city. The store was the city’s second-biggest employer, and its closure resulted in the laying off of more than 500 workers, The Los Angeles Times reports. The store also generated about 10% of Pico Rivera’s sales tax revenue, or about … Read moreWal-Mart’s sudden closure has crippled a California city

Iran’s Been Two Years Away From a Nuclear Weapon for Three Decades

(Micah Zenko)  The April 24, 1984, edition of the British defense publication Jane’s Defence Weekly informed its readers: “Iran is engaged in the production of an atomic bomb, likely to be ready within two years, according to press reports in the Persian Gulf last week.” Subsequent warnings from U.S. and foreign sources about Iran’s imminent … Read moreIran’s Been Two Years Away From a Nuclear Weapon for Three Decades

DARPA’s steerable bullet proves it can hit moving targets

(Andrew Tarantola)  DARPA announced that its self-steering bullet program, dubbed the Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO), passed another developmental milestone in late February. Per an administration release, and the video below, experienced and novice shooters alike were able to strike moving targets. And, in the case of expert shooters, able to hit actively evading targets … Read moreDARPA’s steerable bullet proves it can hit moving targets