1655 – The Whitehall Conference ends with the determination that there was no law preventing Jews from re-entering England after the Edict of Expulsion of 1290.
1777 – The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British General John Burgoyne in the Battle of Saratoga in October.
1787 – New Jersey becomes the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
1878 – John Kehoe, the last of the Molly Maguires is executed in Pennsylvania.
1878 – Joseph Stalin, Georgian-Russian marshal and politician, 4th Premier of the Soviet Union (d. 1953) was birthed
1888 – Richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde.
1892 – Premiere performance of The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
1912 – The Piltdown Man, later discovered to be a hoax, is announced by Charles Dawson.
1916 – World War I: The Battle of Verdun ends when German forces under Chief of staff Erich von Falkenhayn are defeated by the French, and suffer 337,000 casualties.
1917 – The resolution containing the language of the Eighteenth Amendment to enact Prohibition is passed by the United States Congress.
1938 – Chas Chandler, English bass player and producer (The Animals) (d. 1996) was born.
1941 – Sam Andrew, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Big Brother and the Holding Company) was born.
1943 – Keith Richards, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (The Rolling Stones, The Dirty Mac, and The New Barbarians) was born.
1944 – The US Supreme Court upholds Executive Order 9066, the relocation of Japanese Americans . Approximately 120,000 Japanese Americans were effected by this ruling and were sent to War Relocation Centers in remote areas of the US
1946 – Steven Spielberg, American director, producer, and screenwriter, co-founded DreamWorks was born.
1950 – A Russian news source stated that a “peoples’ government” has been established to govern the newly developed Tibet’s Sikang province in southeast China.
1950 – Randy Castillo, American drummer (Red Square Black and Mötley Crüe) (d. 2002) was born.
1953 – Elliot Easton, American guitarist and singer (The Cars, The New Cars, and Creedence Clearwater Revisited) was born.
1956 – Japan joins the United Nations.
1956 – Ron White, American comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter was born.
1958 – Project SCORE, the world’s first communications satellite, is launched.
1958 – Geordie Walker, English guitarist (Killing Joke, The Damage Manual, and Murder, Inc.) was born.
1963 – Brad Pitt, American actor and producer was born.
1964 – Stone Cold Steve Austin, American wrestler, actor, and producer was born.
1966 – The popular Dr. Seuss’ book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is made into an animated television special and shown for first time on CBS. The narator is the well known Horror movie star Boris Karloff. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is one of those programs that when you see it on Television you just know Christmas is not far away.
1969 – Capital punishment in the United Kingdom: Home Secretary James Callaghan’s motion to make permanent the Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965, which had temporarily suspended capital punishment in England, Wales and Scotland for murder (but not for all crimes) for a period of five years.
1970 – DMX, American rapper and actor was born.
1974 – Knut Schreiner, Norwegian singer, guitarist, and producer (Turbonegro, Euroboys, and Mirror Lakes) was born.
1972 – Vietnam War: President Richard Nixon announces that the United States will engage North Vietnam in Operation Linebacker II, a series of Christmas bombings, after peace talks collapsed with North Vietnam on the 13th.
1984 – Derrick Tribbett, American bass player and singer (Twisted Method, Makeshift Romeo, and Dope) was born.
1987 – Larry Wall releases the first version of the Perl programming language.
1989 – The European Economic Community and the Soviet Union sign an agreement on trade and commercial and economic cooperation.
1995 – Konrad Zuse, German engineer, designed the Z3 computer (b. 1910) died.
1997 – Chris Farley, American comedian and actor (b. 1964) died.
1999 – NASA launches into orbit the Terra platform carrying five Earth Observation instruments, including ASTER, CERES, MISR, MODIS and MOPITT.
2000 – Randolph Apperson Hearst, American businessman (b. 1915) died.
2002 – 2003 California recall: Then Governor of California Gray Davis announces that the state would face a record budget deficit of $35 billion, roughly double the figure reported during his reelection campaign one month earlier.
2006 – Joseph Barbera, American animator, director, and producer, co-founded Hanna-Barbera (b. 1911) died.
2010 – Anti-government protests begin in Tunisia, heralding the Arab Spring.
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Anthony Freda is a freelance illustrator whose work has been published in Time, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Esquire, and Business Week.
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President Obama on Friday announced his nomination of Ashton B. Carter, a physicist and former deputy defense secretary, to replace Chuck Hagel as defense secretary. Video by Reuters on Publish Date December 5, 2014. Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times.
On December 5, 2014, Carter was nominated by President Barack Obama to replace outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel
So Who IS Ashton Carter?
He was deputy secretary of defense from October 2011 to December 2013, serving as the DOD’s chief operating officer overseeing more than $600 billion per year and 2.4 million civilian and military personnel, and managing global 24/7 operations. From April 2009 to October 2011, he was undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics with responsibility for procurement of all technology, systems, services, and supplies, bases and infrastructure, energy and environment, and more than $50 billion annually in R&D.
Previously, Carter was a senior partner of Global Technology Partners focused on advising investment firms in technology and defense.
He has been a consultant to Goldman Sachs and Mitretek Systems on international affairs and technology matters, and speaks frequently to business and policy audiences. Carter was also a member of the Aspen Strategy Group, the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Physical Society, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Carter was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Carter was also co-director of the Preventive Defense Project, which designs and promotes security policies aimed at preventing the emergence of major new threats to the United States.
From 1990 to 1993, Carter was director of the Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and Chairman of the Editorial Board of International Security. Previously, he held positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, and Rockefeller University. (See David Rockefeller – Predatory Globalist)
He received bachelor’s degrees in physics and in medieval history from Yale University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa in 1976. He then received his doctorate in theoretical physics from the University of Oxford in 1979, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. (A system to create Global Govt initiates, founded by Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902, South African financier, British statesman and industrialist, who wanted to make Africa a “British dominion from the Cape to Cairo”), with the financial support and guidance of Nathaniel Mayer Rothschild
He was a physics instructor at Oxford, a postdoctoral fellow at Rockefeller University and MIT, and an experimental research associate at Brookhaven and Fermilab National Laboratories.
Carter served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy during President Clinton’s first term.
Carter noted that China was a central economic partner and that ‘The Shift to Asia’ is principally an economic matter with new security implications. India, Australia, and New Zealand were mentioned as forthcoming security partners (AKA the TPP Agreement currently on the “fast track” for the Obama Admin. See: Obama’s TPP Negotiators Get Big Bonuses From Wall Street)
(DARPA) Carter had been a longtime member of the Defense Science Board and the Defense Policy Board, the principal advisory bodies to the Secretary of Defense. During the Bush administration, he was also a member of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice‘s International Security Advisory Board
Carter’s views on Iran have been perceived as hawkish. In 2006, he authored a report advocating use or threat of force to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. (Exposed by the Reese commission as an endowment for WAR)
Carter is certainly a man from Wall Street, and a long standing member of the Global Govt round tables. He shares a high level tech background with the recent Obama Nominee for AG, Loretta Lynch. (Also from Wall St. as well as the NY Federal Reserve. MORE on Ms Lynch HERE)
There seems to be a major preparation ongoing for some kind of Cyber War. This war to be blamed on set up enemies such as “ISIS”, Syria, and North Korea etc… Would be impossible to prove to the American Citizenry. We would have to “trust” the powers that be, that whatever occurred went down per the official story. The I – Patriot Act has already been written.
Ashton Carter has been up for nomination for past duties in the US Central Govt…. He has passed unanimously each time.
Even the Washington Post is reporting this (we posted earlier via Lew Rockwell)
When Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson left the scene of the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the officer returned to the police station unescorted, washed blood off his hands and placed his recently fired pistol into an evidence bag himself.
Such seemingly unorthodox forensic practices emerged from the voluminous testimony released in the aftermath of a grand jury decision Monday night not to indict Wilson.
The transcript showed that local officers who interviewed Wilson immediately after the shooting did not tape the conversations and sometimes conducted them with other police personnel present. An investigator with the St. Louis County Medical Examiner’s office testified that he opted not to take measurements at the crime scene.
“I got there, it was self-explanatory what happened,” said the investigator, whose name was not released, in his grand jury testimony. “Somebody shot somebody. There was no question as to any distances or anything of that nature at the time I was there.”
The investigator, described as a 25-year veteran, did not take his own photographs at the scene of the shooting because his camera battery was dead, he said. Instead, he relied on photographs shot by the St. Louis County Police Department.
Read Darren Wilson’s full grand jury testimony
The medical examiner and Ferguson Police Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
When Wilson returned to the police department after the shooting, he was permitted to drive by himself. No one photographed his bloodied hands before he washed up at the station because “there was no photographer available.”
Later, injuries to Wilson’s head caused by punches he said were thrown by Brown were photographed by a local detective at the Fraternal Order of Police building, not at police headquarters.
An FBI agent interviewed by the grand jury said he did tape his interview with Wilson. The agent, who was not identified, said Wilson washed up immediately after the shooting because he was worried about the danger presented by some one else’s blood, not about preserving evidence.
“His concern was not of evidence, but as a biohazard or what possible blood hazards it might attract,” said the agent, who like other witnesses was not identified by name.
At the crime scene, the medical examiner did not see stippling, the residue of gunpowder on clothing that can indicate shots fired at close range. Eventually an autopsy found evidence of stippling.
In the extended interviews, prosecutors do not come across as particularly aggressive or curious. But they do question police procedures on a couple of occasions, including the failure by Ferguson and St. Louis County investigators to tape their interviews with the officer after the shooting.
Prosecutors released a flood of documents and evidence Monday related to the August shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson. (AP)
Why not tape these answers? a detective with St. Louis County was asked. “It is just common practice that we do not,” the detective said.
Prosecutors also asked why Wilson was permitted to handle evidence in the case himself. “He had informed me that after he responded to the police station, he had packaged his weapon and then he directed my attention to an evidence envelope,’’ said the St. Louis County detective. Is it customary for the person who was involved in such an incident “to handle and package their own gun as evidence?” the detective was asked.
Not according to the rules of the St. Louis County Police Department, the detective said. But Ferguson may have had its own rules, the detective said. He was not aware of “any policies or procedures they have in place” on the topic.
“Darren Wilson had told me that he had packaged the weapon and it was currently in that evidence bag,” the detective told the grand jury. “Now, at that point in time I never checked to verify that; it was done later,” the detective said.
The accounts occasionally revealed inconsistencies. For example, two investigators who interviewed Wilson immediately after the incident said Wilson told them only one shot was fired by Wilson from inside the Chevy Tahoe police cruiser.
But in his testimony, Wilson said two shots were fired inside the car, among several misfires.
The shots and misfires preceded the fatal shooting of Brown on the street a few moments later. The shots were fired from the car after Wilson said Brown had reached in to the vehicle, swinging at the officer and grabbing for his pistol.
Wilson described Brown as having the intimidating size of “Hulk Hogan.” At one point, he said, Brown pushed his pistol down toward the floor, eventually forcing the firearm into the officer’s thigh. Wilson said Brown appeared to be trying to squeeze the trigger. Eventually, Wilson described getting free of Brown’s grip and raising his weapon toward his attacker. The first attempts by Wilson to get off a round at his attacker failed, he said, as the gun only clicked without firing a bullet.
Wilson ultimately said he fired two shots inside the vehicle. After one shot fired he noticed shattered glass and saw blood on his hand, an indication, he said, that Brown had been hit.
However, a Ferguson police officer and a detective with the St. Louis County Police said that Wilson told them only one shot was fired inside the car. The two officers — one a 38-year veteran of the Ferguson police force and the other a county detective — were among the first to talk with Wilson after the fatal shooting. Wilson and the other officers said the weapon failed to fire multiple times inside the vehicle.
Unfortunately, this is as expected as the Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. I have explained that this need not even be racist because the grand jury system has become a joke. The government only needs to present whatever evidence they want. There is no obligation to present all the evidence because the Supreme Court has ruled that the Grand Jury is NOT entitled to all the evidence, since the trial jury will correct any deficiencies. The problem – indictments are not rendered against government people and handed out like candy for their enemies.
Angry crowds took to the streets around the Ferguson police department after the grand jury determined there was no probable cause to charge officer Darren Wilson with any crime for the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. This stupid decision is very serious. There should have been an indictment and then let the PUBLIC see all the evidence. Hiding this incident in such a manner will NEVER satisfy not merely the black community, but the entire world. This was a very stupid decision and this decision will only now feed into the war cycle on the civil unrest side. Ferguson is a spark that ignites a new trend that will be national. To save one officer, they will set in motion the deaths of so many others. This should have gone to trial and let the people decide.
The worst of the worst is that the Grand Jury proceedings are secret. No judge is present at the proceedings which are led by a prosecutor who is routinely pro-government. The target “defendant” has no right to even be present his case or to be informed of the proceedings secretly being conducted behind the scenes. There is no right to a lawyer in the Grand Jury. Among the legal community, Grand Jury indictments are considered a JOKE and the typical phase one hears among lawyers concern the rules are so one sided, the government could indict a “ham sandwich”.
The argument for such secrecy was unanimously upheld by the Supreme Court in Douglas Oil Co. of Cal. v. Petrol Stops Northwest, 441 US 211 (1979). The dissenting opinion was joined by Justices Burger and Stewart still concurred with the Court’s opinion as to the importance and rationale of grand jury secrecy. The gist of that secrecy was people would be afraid to appear and rat out others the government wanted to indict if they were not protected. That was the same reasoning behind the Venetian Mouth of Truth and the other side is that fake evidence enters because there is no check and balance against witnesses who can then say anything to sway the Grand Jury to whatever direction the government desires. Very, very bad decision. There is no accountability whatsoever.
The history of the grand jury is rooted in the common and civil law, extending back to Athens, pre-Norman England, and the Assize of Clarendon promulgated by Henry II. The right seems to have been first mentioned in the colonies in the Charter of Liberties and Privileges of 1683, which was passed by the first assembly permitted to be elected in the colony of New York. Included from the first in Madison’s introduced draft of the Bill of Rights, the provision elicited no recorded debate and no opposition. “The grand jury is an English institution, brought to this country by the early colonists and incorporated in the Constitution by the Founders. There is every reason to believe that our constitutional grand jury was intended to operate substantially like its English progenitor.
The basic purpose of the English grand jury was to provide a fair method for instituting criminal proceedings against persons believed to have committed crimes. Grand jurors were selected from the body of the people and their work was not hampered by rigid procedural or evidential rules. In fact, grand jurors could act on their own knowledge and were free to make their presentments or indictments on such information as they deemed satisfactory. Despite its broad power to institute criminal proceedings the grand jury grew in popular favor with the years. It acquired an independence in England free from control by the Crown or judges. Its adoption in our Constitution as the sole method for preferring charges in serious criminal cases shows the high place it held as an instrument of justice. And in the USA as in England of old the grand jury has convened as a body of laymen, free from technical rules, acting in secret, pledged to indict no one because of prejudice and to free no one because of special favor.
The idea that only the people can indict is very nice. But as Stalin said about elections, it does not matter how people vote, it is those who count the votes who decide elections. Well this is the same nonsense. The rules have been inverted so ONLY the government has a right to indict anyone and they ALWAYS protect their own. This type of corruption should be expected. The Grand Jury is a joke when there is secret proceedings and no right to present both sides so the Grand Jury can be deaf, dumb, and blind. The Grand Jury was originally the people standing between the people and the government. To protect government, they simply changed the rule to ensure the government need not tell the Grand Jury the truth. What Stalin said about elections applies to Grand Juries. The Government can indeed indict a ham sandwich. They mean nothing if not even less.
Here comes the civil unrest because indeed we need major political reform in virtually every branch of government. Sorry – but he should have been indicted and he should have been given a full and fair PUBLIC TRIAL to show the world what is the truth. Now there will always be a debate as to the evidence submitted in secret.
Reprinted from Armstrong Economics.
By Jack Blood
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Current Attorney General (Top Cop) Eric Holder has been an unmitigated disaster. Yes that is our “opinion”, and it’s also the opinion of many African Americans, and civil libertarians who feel that things have changed…. For the worse. This is why current AG Eric Holder is on his way out, and why the Democrats unloaded him for the mid-term (s)election in 2014. Holder plans on going back to work as a corporate attorney, and will likely make boat loads of money using the contacts he made as AG sitting on the board of “Global Corp”. More on the background, and CRIMES of Eric Holder HERE.
Now, post mid-terms, Mr Obama has up’d his game nominating yet another African American, and a female to boot. Race should remain a major divisive issue for the remainder of Obama’s term, IF his new nominee Loretta LYNCH is approved by the now “lame duck” Senate.
This should be a good test for the Republicans.
Ted Cruz / Mike Lee Threaten To Block Attorney General Nominee
If Loretta Lynch is confirmed, she will be the second (consecutive) African American appointed to the position, and the second female AG after the disastrous, and murderous Janet Reno. (Also a Clinton appointee)
WHO IS LORETTA LYNCH?
Via Left leaning Salon.com
Loretta Lynch’s Wall Street friends: What you should know about AG nominee’s finance past
Looking for accountability for financial crimes that wrecked the economy? Here’s why the status quo is more likely:
We’ve heard about the cases Lynch has prosecuted for the government, from the police shooting of Haitian immigrant Abner Louima to public corruption cases against the likes of Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY).
But what’s less known is Lynch’s career in the private sector
Ms Lynch’s first job out of Harvard in the 80’s was with one of the most prominent corporate law firms in the world, as a litigation associate for Cahill Gordon & Reindel
Described by Hoovers as “a name plenty of high-profile clients have banked on,” Cahill advises Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan, UBS, AIG, HSBC, and Wells Fargo.
After reviewing her record in this capacity, it’s not that she’s openly corrupted by the forces that increasingly rule our government, so much as she’s marinated in their worldview, in their cultural milieu. To ask her to take on powerful interests in finance would be like asking someone to rat out their friends.
Lynch then served at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Brooklyn for 11 years, rising to run the office during the end of the Clinton Administration, from 1999-2001. When she left, she became a partner at Hogan & Hartson (it has since merged to become Hogan Lovells). It’s a giant DC law firm specializing in government regulatory, corporate and financial law. Like Cahill Gordon & Reindel, it advises all sorts of corporations, and it even has a separate lobbying firm, one of the top five in the United States. We know that Lynch worked on white-collar criminal defense and corporate compliance while in private practice at Hogan & Hartson.
At Hogan & Hartson she did admirable pro bono work with prosecutors in the Rwandan war crimes tribunal. (Furthering the goal of stealing Africa’s resources by the Corporate Elite). What this says is that she has a long history interacting with a certain class of corporate lawyers and executives, understanding their perspective in critical ways.
That’s further buttressed by a strange detour in her legal career – serving as a director of the New York Federal Reserve Board from 2003 to 2005. Here she worked with people like former Citigroup chairman Sandy Weill, ex-Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld and ex-Blackstone chairman Pete Peterson.
And in 2003, Loretta Lynch had one of six votes in the appointment process that eventually put someone named Timothy Geithner in charge.
Lynch’s tenure coincides with the inflation of the housing bubble and the widespread use of mortgage securities and derivatives among the banks the New York Fed is meant to supervise. We don’t know how Lynch acted in this respect, as minutes of New York Fed Board of Directors meetings weren’t made public until 2007. It’s fair to say that nothing changed as a result of Lynch’s actions, if there in fact were any.
Again, the point here is that Lynch has a long career of close association with many extremely powerful people. Given that we’ve seen in the past decade a virtual crime wave among this very class, it’s just not that likely Lynch would have the will to crack down on malfeasance in the executive suites, which could implicate her colleagues and friends. It’s not corruption, more like mindshare.
To take this out of the realm of theory, let’s look at some of Lynch’s recent corporate crime actions as a federal prosecutor. She was instrumental in two financial fraud settlements, which President Obama touted in announcing her as Attorney General. One was the $7 billion mortgage-backed securities fraud case against Citigroup, part of a series of high-profile settlements that amounted to public relations vehicles for the Justice Department, so they could claim to have “gotten tough” on big banks. In reality, shareholders paid the fines, the perpetrators faced no jail time, investor victims received no compensation, and the public never got the full story on the extent of the wrongdoing.
Lynch’s other major financial fraud case was a $1.9 billion deferred prosecution agreement with HSBC for facilitating money laundering for terrorists and Mexican drug cartels. Carl Levin’s Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations basically gift-wrapped this case for federal prosecutors in an extensive report, relating lurid tales of HSBC collaborating with some of the worst people on the planet for years. But nobody from the bank went to jail or paid any fines. Lynch’s office didn’t even force HSBC to plead guilty; the deferred prosecution agreement just imposes a fine and a monitoring process as an out-of-court settlement.
As Matt Taibbi pointed out at the time, a kid caught with a few ounces of drugs will get thrown into jail for years, but a bank helping the criminals sell billions in drugs to those kids will have no trouble.
You can say that Main Justice prosecuted these cases, that Lynch’s name just appeared on the press releases, that it was Eric Holder’s show. But as a federal prosecutor, Lynch could have easily made decisions to charge individuals after the settlements were completed. She had the information at her disposal. But she chose instead to go along to get along, and you can see her elevation to Attorney General as part of the reward.
And that’s the picture you get from Lynch’s public and private career. She swims in the same pool as the moneyed elite, and her actions don’t pressure them too deeply. The Justice Department keeps insisting that someday they’ll prosecute someone for the corporate crimes that wrecked our economy, but there’s no reason to actually believe that. Under Loretta Lynch, like under Eric Holder, I don’t expect much determination to get it done. And ultimately, you have to hold responsible the President who gave them both their jobs.
Like Rudy Giuliani , Eliot Spitzer, and others who claim to go after corruption, the reality is that they pick and choose whom to protect and whom to prosecute and hold “accountable”. (It should be noted that Spitzer turned on his money masters, and what followed was scandal, and resignation.) Instead, Lynch’s former firm prosecuted Martha Stewart for the same insider trading that happens everyday by congress and Wall street. WOW. Thanks.
WHAT ABOUT THE PROTECTION OF THE CITIZENRY FROM OVER ZEALOUS COPS?
Following the July 2014 death of Eric Garner, an unarmed man who died of a heart attack after being held in a “department-prohibited” chokehold by a New York City police officer, Lynch agreed to meet with Garner’s family to discuss possible federal prosecution of the officer believed to be responsible in his death.
On July 20, 2014, the officer who grabbed Garner by the neck, Daniel Pantaleo, was put on desk duty and stripped of his service handgun and badge. Officer Justin Damico was allowed to keep his badge and handgun but was placed on desk duty. Four of the EMTs and paramedics who responded to Garner after he was put in a chokehold were suspended without pay on July 21, while the hospital they worked at, Richmond University Medical Center, conducted its own investigation into the incident. The two Paramedics have since been returned to their regular duties.
Garner’s death was found by the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office to be a result of compression to the neck, compression to the body, and prone positioning, along with asthma, heart disease and obesity as contributing factors. On August 1, the medical examiner’s spokeswoman, Julie Bolcer, announced that Garner’s death has been ruled a homicide.
As of October 26, 2014 a Grand Jury has been convened as is presently hearing evidence prior to deliberating whether to file charges against Officer Pantaleo. “Grand Jury Begins Hearing Evidence In Eric Garner Case”
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said that the Department of Justice was “closely monitoring” investigations into Garner’s death.
Police Commissioner William Bratton ordered an extensive review of the NYPD’s training procedures after Garner’s death, specifically focusing on the appropriate amount of force that can be used while detaining a suspect.
In other words, a few slaps on the wrist, and the NYPD investigation of itself…. Business as usual.
Of course this didn’t stop FBI CI (Confidential Informant), and race Pimp Al Sharpton from exploiting the incident for his own gain, while acting as a steam valve to salve the public outrage.
PRIVACY / “CIVIL LIBERTIES”
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This is our foremost concern:
President Obama’s nominee to succeed Attorney General Eric Holder has focused much of her career on cybersecurity.
This will come in handy, as we have predicted…. The I-Patriot Act has been written for years, and the power elite, er Govt. are holding that card up their cuff linked sleeves. All they will need to institute this Government, police, DHS total takeover of the internet would be an ‘Internet Pearl Harbor’. As of late suspects are being lined up, including North Korea, China, Syria, and “ISIS”. (Not Israel, ahem)
Obama highlighted Lynch’s cybercrime bonafides when he formally announced her nomination on Saturday.
Lynch “has spent years in the trenches as a prosecutor, aggressively fighting terrorism, financial fraud, cyber crime, all while vigorously defending civil rights,” Obama said.
If confirmed, Lynch will take over an agency that has played an important role in cybersecurity. The DOJ earlier this year indicted five members of the Chinese military for (alleged) hacking, a decision that strained U.S.-China relations but sent a signal to Beijing about U.S. seriousness on the issue.
“In the place of guns and masks, this cybercrime organization used laptops and the Internet,” Lynch said.
Of course when the I-Pearl Harbor comes, you will have to trust those in power who declare it….. There is no way “We the People” will be able to confirm the authenticity of such an attack, nor its origins.
Maybe you will remember this:
More Info here: How a bill called CISPA hopes to erase every online privacy law ever written
and Here: Cispatriot Act: US Reps approve CISPA cybersecurity bill
Here: The Identity Ecosystem: Obama’s Plan for Internet Control
When will Americans take the blinders off? Reno, Ashcroft, Alberto (The torturer) Gonzales, Mukasey, Eric Holder…. Have things gotten better for “Law Abiding” Americans or worse? Was there any difference between (Nazi memorabilia collecting) John Ashcroft appointed by Bush, or Eric Holder by Bush cousin Obama? Well… it has gotten worse. You got me. It’s different.
Does the AG being a black women somehow soften the blows by Militarized police in your town?
Ms LYNCH is a total FAIL by the White House! We can do better. We suggest Judge Andrew Napolitano, or someone of his impeccable pro constitution ilk. This isn’t politics (except by the Democrats). This is a matter of ‘FREEDOM IS THE ANSWER – WHAT’S THE QUESTION”. This is a matter of overstepping constitutional authority! A matter of Liberty and Justice for ALL, not just for the corporate super elites lying, stealing, and unilaterally murdering their enemies….
Make your voice heard. Scream it from the mountain tops, and skyscrapers…. JUST SAY NO TO LORETTA LYNCH FOR AG!
And to the the GOP / Constitution protecting members in the House and Senate….. We will be watching YOU!
As you read this story, you will find a reoccurring theme… Namely: ALL LAWS AND REGS ARE SELECTIVELY ENFORCED! And that those who run and endorse the Phony “Drug War”, are in many instances profiting from the drugs, and or laws against drugs.
We realize that Sen (soon to be majority leader) McConnell is innocent until proven guilty, But ask yourselves; If it was YOU who was caught profiting from Central American Cocaine (or even smuggling it)…. Would you get such a benefit of the doubt? Not Bloody Likely!
Via The Free Thought Project
A cargo ship connected to Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell was recently stopped and searched before departing from Colombia. During the search, Colombian Coast Guard agents seized roughly 90 pounds of cocaine.
The drugs were found on the Ping May, which is a vessel operated by the Foremost Maritime Corporation, a company owned by Mitch McConnell’s in-laws, the Chao family. This connection is not only relevant because of the family connection, but also because the Chao family has often made large donations to McConnell’s campaigns.
In fact, the Chao family has been funding McConnell since the late 1980s. Years later, in 1993, McConnell married Elaine Chao and secured the Chao family as one of his primary sources for investments.
A gift worth somewhere between 5 and 25 million dollars from the Chao Family made McConnel one of the richest senators in the country in 2008.
The Foremost Maritime Corporation is currently operating 16 dry bulk cargo ships, most of which are currently still in service.
What makes this case even more interesting is that McConnell is well known as a staunch prohibitionist. In 1996, McConnell sponsored “The Enhanced Marijuana Penalties Act”, a bill designed to increase the mandatory minimum sentencing for people caught with marijuana.
Luis Gonzales, an official with the Colombian Coast Guard in Santa Marta told The Nation that the Ping May’s crew were questioned as part of the investigation, but that they have yet to file any charges in the case.
The war on drugs is an insult to the intelligence of the American people. There are mountains of evidence proving that the biggest importers of harmful, addictive, mind diminishing street drugs is the government. The drug laws that exist do not apply to the government agencies that bring these substances to our country. They are only designed to keep everyone else from this extremely lucrative business and give the establishment another reason to oppress people.
We have seen this all before during alcohol prohibition, where the government, law enforcement and organized crime were all working together and making an unbelievable amount of money in the black market. When black markets are created the crime rate goes up, taxes go up, prices go up and the police become more corrupt, all of this is inevitable. These are in fact the very consequences that any type of prohibition intends to create.
To solve these problems all that we have to do is end all prohibitions, this would cripple the black market and drastically reduce violence. This would also drastically reduce the reach of police and the state in general, which is why it is looked at as such an impossibility. Drug laws don’t do anything to prevent drug problems in our society, they only encourage violence, raise prices and criminalize half of the population.
John Vibes is an author, researcher and investigative journalist who takes a special interest in the counter culture and the drug war. In addition to his writing and activist work he is also the owner of a successful music promotion company. In 2013, he became one of the organizers of the Free Your Mind Conference, which features top caliber speakers and whistle-blowers from all over the world. You can contact him and stay connected to his work at his Facebook page. You can find his 65 chapter Book entitled “Alchemy of the Timeless Renaissance” at bookpatch.com.
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Thank the gods that “Ebola” is over (ahemmmmm)
Ron Klain on the “top leadership issue in the world today.”
By Jack Blood for Deadlinelive.info / RadioFreeBlood.com
More Cronyism has been found ALL OVER the recent “Ebola” Scare. Here is yet another example of how serious your leaders are taking Ebola and the removal / destruction of medical waste.
This just in from our Confidential Eye Witness in Texas:
A few days ago, I went to do some work at a medical facility in Port Arthur, TX., and I learned that they had patient zero’s incinerated belongings there, allegedly still contaminated with Ebola. I found out that the company taking care of disposing the bio-waste was called Stericycle. I did some research and found out that this was the same company involved in the fetus heater burning scandal at some hospital in the northwest. They were also caught burying fetuses in a New Jersey landfill (instead of incinerating them like they were supposed to).
While I was there, the current controversy was that Stericycle was trying to dump the bio-waste in Louisiana. But some judge there barred them from doing so. That was no surprise given Stericycle’s horrendous track record. If I was that Louisiana judge, I wouldn’t want that crap in by back yard either.
I also found out that this government contractor, Stericycle, was owned at some point by Bain Capital, in other words, Mitt Romney… what a small world this is! They are also based out of a suburb in Chicago (Northbrook, IL)… can you say Rahm? Barry-O?
Wow… another coincidence?
Just as Rick Perry and his ‘task force’ announced that UTMB (University of Texas Medical Branch) in Galveston will take care of the Ebola bio-waste disposal, the MSM announced that another hospital worker took a cruise ship out of Galveston and is being quarantined.
Galveston may very well be the next ‘Ebola epicenter’ in this psy-op.
UTMB in Galveston has Ebola bio labs there.
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Revenue: US$ 2,142.807 million (2013)
NORTH SALT LAKE — For the third time this year, plumes of black smoke and incinerated medicate waste blew out of an emergency bypass valve at Stericycle, according to the company.
After legislators gave approval, Stericycle began the process of moving to Tooele County far away from homes, but the relocation can’t come soon enough for some residents watching its continual bypass events.
“They have made zero effort to communicate with the community — that they are still in,” Communities for Clean Air co-founder Natasha Henderson said Thursday.
While driving home from work around 5 p.m. Wednesday, Henderson saw a big, dark cloud of smoke billowing from Stericycle.
COMPANY THAT WAS FINED FOR ILLEGALLY DUMPING ABORTED BABIES IN LANDFILL GRANTED EBOLA WASTE DISPOSAL CONTRACT
There are so many unborn babies being discarded in the world today that some are now being illegally shoveled into landfills right along with household waste. One waste disposal company was caught doing this in 2011, trying to cut corners and save money.
How is their morbid business practice reprimanded? Just a few years later, the company responsible is awarded the special privilege of hauling away high-risk Ebola waste from the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. Apparently, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) doesn’t care about this company’s sketchy background. Can we really trust a company that illegally dumped babies in a landfill in order to save money to properly dispose of Ebola waste? Why did this unethical company get the contract?
U.S. government grants controversial Stericycle permit to dispose of Ebola waste
The DOT just granted controversial Illinois-based Stericycle a permit to haul away large quantities of Ebola waste out of Texas. Stericycle has a questionable history of illegally dumping aborted babies in landfills and was even caught using the babies to fuel an Oregon power plant.
The DOT permit details how the waste is to be disposed, providing instructions for operation controls during transit, but the Department of Transportation gives Stericycle plenty of leeway on how the waste will be disposed. The carrier is supposed to maintain a written spill response plan just in case there is a travel accident. The waste is to be sealed in a series of inner and outer packaging and disinfected with CDC-approved cleaners. The question still remains: How will it all be disposed of from there and can Stericycle be trusted?
Stericycle caught using deceased babies to fuel Oregon power plant
There are some groups who already mistrust Stericycle after the company was fined $42,000 in 2011 for illegally dumping aborted babies in a municipal landfill in Austin, Texas. The babies were disgracefully dumped into the landfill alongside household and commercial garbage. If Stericycle broke their permit then in the most morbid way, how can they be trusted with Ebola waste? The Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) ruled that Stericyle failed to “prevent the disposal of treated fetuses at a municipal solid waste landfill,” and TCEQ also charged the disposal company with “failure to comply with permit conditions.”
To make matters worse, a little over a year ago, Stericycle was caught using deceased babies from an abortion clinic to fuel a local power plant in Oregon. Upon the discovery, the Marion County Board of Commissioners in Oregon severed their contract with Stericycle.
Still, that matter won’t affect Stericycle too much, for the federal government just gave them a landmark permit to take care of Ebola waste in Texas.
As a result of the media attention and the public outcry, the US Congress passed the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988, and the US medical waste industry was born.
The seeds of Stericycle were planted in the late 1980s, around the same time that illegally disposed medical waste began rolling onto the beaches of the Atlantic Coast. The media dubbed the event “Syringe Tide.
Stericycle’s hospital offerings grew in 2003 when it acquired Bio Systems. Today, Stericycle Sharps Management Service with Bio Systems containers is the US leader in reusable sharps container management service.
In 2014, a major acquisition expanded and complemented our existing specialty waste services, making Stericycle a leader in hazardous waste solutions. With the formation of Stericycle Environmental Solutions, we broadened our ability to serve the needs of our healthcare, retail, and other regulated waste customers.
The company’s international business began in 1997 with a joint venture in Mexico.
Since then, Stericycle has created services, tools and resources for healthcare professionals not only in the United Statesand Mexico, but also in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ireland, Japan, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
Beyond services related to healthcare wastes, in some markets the company has expanded its offerings to include management of certain hazardous wastes as well as patient transport and medical courier services.
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