More Than 4 Times as Many Police Officers Killed Themselves Than Were Shot in 2019

More Than 4 Times as Many Police Officers Killed Themselves Than Were Shot in 2019 By Matt Agorist In 2019, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page, 47 police officers were shot, 7 killed in a vehicular assault, and three died from assault. Another 77 cops died as a result of car crashes, heart attacks, and illnesses. Absent from the database of fallen officers, however, are the 228 cops who ended their own watch. This number is a giant leap from the year before and the fourth consecutive year that…

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UN Special Rapporteur on Torture to Address “No Touch Torture” — Or Will He?

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture to Address “No Touch Torture” — Or Will He? By Janet Phelan Dr. Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, recently published a call out for submissions on “Psychological Torture and Ill Treatment.”  In the call out, he refers also to the phenomenon of “no touch torture,” which has been defined as including the use of electronic weapons, such as those which recently were reported as being used to attack diplomats in Cuba and elsewhere. Dr. Melzer was interviewed multiple times recently concerning the…

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With Little Fanfare, William Barr Formally Announces Orwellian Pre-Crime Program

With Little Fanfare, William Barr Formally Announces Orwellian Pre-Crime Program By Whitney Webb Last Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr issued a memorandum to all U.S. attorneys, law enforcement agencies and top ranking Justice Department officials announcing the imminent implementation of a new “national disruption and early engagement program” aimed at detecting potential mass shooters before they commit any crime. Per the memorandum, Barr has “directed the Department [of Justice] and the FBI to lead an effort to refine our ability to identify, assess and engage potential mass shooters before…

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Denver May Become 8th US City To Take Cops Out Of Mental Health 911 Calls

Denver May Become 8th US City To Take Cops Out Of Mental Health 911 Calls By John Vibes Even the most simple police encounters can be very stressful, which often makes it difficult to communicate properly. This tends to escalate the situation, considering that most police demand nothing short of complete obedience, even if they are dealing with someone who is not a suspect in a crime. This can be scary for most people, but for someone who suffers from a mental illness and may already have challenges with communication,…

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Cop Found Guilty in Killing of Unarmed Naked Veteran Suffering from PTSD

Cop Found Guilty in Killing of Unarmed Naked Veteran Suffering from PTSD By Matt Agorist Decatur, GA – Instead of reaching for his pepper spray, his Taser, or a baton, a DeKalb County police officer drew his gun and killed an unarmed and naked veteran suffering from bipolar and post-traumatic stress disorders. Charged with felony murder and several other charges in 2016, the officer claimed the unarmed veteran was aggressively charging towards him even though witnesses disputed his “official” version of events. After a years-long battle, the case has finally…

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American Families Are Rejecting Hi-Tech School Curriculums and Their Zombifying Effect

American Families Are Rejecting Hi-Tech School Curriculums and Their Zombifying Effect By B.N. Frank For many years, Silicon Valley parents (aka tech inventors) have been sending their kids to private low-tech schools and limiting their use of tech, whereas other American families are being told that providing “high tech” educations is what’s best for their kids.  An increasing number of experts and studies continue to warn that this is definitely NOT best for kids (see 1, 2, 3), and it’s not just about eye damage (see 1, 2) from excessive…

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The Countries With The Best (And Worst) Work-Life Balance

The Countries With The Best (And Worst) Work-Life Balance By Tyler Durden Colombians are among those struggling most with their work-life balance, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Mexicans’ lives aren’t really in balance either, and as Statista’s Katharina Buchholz notes, the United States and the United Kingdom also perform pretty poorly, coming in 11th and 12th out of all 35 OECD member countries (plus Russia, Brazil and South Africa) covered in the Better Life Index for 2019. You will find more infographics at Statista The most important…

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This Law Allows Hospitals To Kidnap You For Profit

This Law Allows Hospitals To Kidnap You For Profit By Simon Black, Sovereign Man An 89-year-old man named Robert Allen was feeling depressed after Christmas. He went to the emergency room, and told the doctor that he had thoughts of hurting himself. Using his powers under the Baker Act, the doctor sent Robert to a mental health facility called North Tampa Behavioral. Florida’s Baker Act allows doctors, police, or judges to involuntarily commit patients to psychiatric hospitals for up to 72 hours if they show signs that they may hurt…

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Plan to Use Fitbit and “Smart” Home Devices to Stop Mass Shootings — But Might This Instigate More?

Plan to Use Fitbit and “Smart” Home Devices to Stop Mass Shootings — But Might This Instigate More? By B.N. Frank Fitbits, smart watches, and other wearable activity trackers.  They have been the subject of class action lawsuits and recalls due to privacy and security issues as well as undesirable and dangerous health effects on wearers (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). Activity trackers emit biologically harmful Electromagnetic Radiation aka “Electrosmog”.  “Smart” home devices emit it too.  People (and animals) react to exposure differently and symptoms may not be…

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CBD for the Mind: The Many Mental Health Benefits of CBD

CBD for the Mind: The Many Mental Health Benefits of CBD By Steven Maxwell CBD. It’s currently a celebrated phenomenon in the US as more and more people are realizing the positive effects of cannabis. You can find it in many stores, and it’s perfectly legal in many states. If you have mental health issues, CBD may be the medicine you need, and it can be even better than some prescription medications. We will explain what it is and what it can do for you. Before You Look at the…

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