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Giant flaming meteor, extinction level event, 2016 presidential candidate, probably your best option.
- Scientists drilled into the crater left by the dinosaur-killing asteroid
A team of scientists found out a lot more about what could’ve transpired when an asteroid smashed into earth 66 million years ago, by drilling into the massive, half-underwater Chicxulub crater, located in Mexico.
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THIS IS THE SHORT VERSION. THERE IS LOTS MORE TO COME. ENBRIDGE TOLD CHANNEL 3 NEWS THIS AREA WAS MUD. AND MY STATEMENTS THAT IT WAS OIL WASN’T TRUE. WELL THEN WHY ARE YOU DIGGING IT ALL BACK UP 5 FOOT DEEP 30 FOOT WIDE.
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TrumpFake – Watching The Body Not The Head
- Donald Trump will withdraw US from TPP ‘on day one’ as he gives major policy address on what he will do in first 100 days as president
Donald Trump has said he will pull America out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal the day he takes office, in a major policy announcement.
The US president-elect had been clear during his election campaign about his opposition to the trade deal, President Barack Obama’s signature trade initiative, which was signed by 12 countries in February and covers 40 per cent of the world’s economy.
But in a first direct address to the country about what his policy priorities would be in his first 100 days, Mr Trump said he would immediately cancel the partnership, describing it as a “potential disaster for our country”.
In a video released on YouTube, the Republican said his agenda would be based on “putting America first”.
“I’ve asked my transition team to develop a list of executive actions we can take on day one to restore our laws and bring back our jobs,” Mr Trump said.
- U.S. Blocks New Mining Outside Yellowstone National Park
U.S. officials on Monday blocked new mining claims outside Yellowstone National Park as the Obama administration races in its last days to keep industry out of natural and environmentally sensitive areas.
Mining claims on 30,370 acres north of the nation’s first national park would be prohibited for at least two years while a long-term ban is considered, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said during a visit to Montana’s scenic Paradise Valley.
Details were obtained by The Associated Press in advance of the formal announcement.
Interior officials last week blocked new oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean and cancelled 25 oil and gas leases in western Colorado and 15 in northwestern Montana.
Republicans and industry representatives have criticized the administration’s eleventh-hour actions to limit development. They’ve promised to seek their reversal once Obama leaves office and Donald Trump takes charge of the White House.
The latest move came after a pair of gold exploration proposals north of Yellowstone drew strong opposition from business owners, environmentalists and Montana elected officials. Local officials worry mining could hurt an economy heavily dependent on tourism and outdoor recreation.
- US House Seeks Syria-War Escalation
Moving to trap President-elect Trump into a war escalation in Syria, the House rushed through a resolution promoting a U.S.-imposed “no fly zone” that could spark World War III, reports Rick Sterling.
Late in the day, on Nov. 15, one week after the U.S. elections, the lame-duck Congress convened in special session with normal rules suspended so the House could pass House Resolution 5732, the “Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act” calling for intensifying the already harsh sanctions on Syria, assessing the imposition of a “no fly zone” inside Syria (to prevent the Syrian government from flying) and escalating efforts to press criminal charges against Syrian officials.
HR5732 claims to promote a negotiated settlement in Syria but, as analyzed by Friends Committee for National Legislation, it imposes preconditions which would actually make a peace agreement more difficult.
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- Donald Trump supporter Milo Yiannopoulos barred from speaking at former school after government intervened
One of Donald Trump‘s most provocative supporters has been barred from speaking at his former grammar school in the UK after the Government’s counter-extremism unit intervened.
Milo Yiannopoulos, a 32-year-old British journalist who has become the face of America’s “alt-right” movement, was due to speak at the Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys in Canterbury.
However, James Soderholm, the school’s director of humanities, disclosed that the event had been cancelled after the Department for Education raised concerns about security and potential “reputational issues”.
He accused the Government of casting doubt on “both the pastoral care and intellectual preparation we offer our students” and said that the school will resist censorship and “remain committed to the principle of free speech and open debate”.
Mr Yiannopoulos accused Theresa May, the Prime Minister, of being a “total fascist” and accused her of deploying “sinister counter extremist goons” to bar him from speaking.
A journalist for the US right-wing website Breitbart, Mr Yiannopoulos has gained celebrity status among Mr Trump’s suporters for his aggressive and deliberately offensive sense of humour..
- How Jill Stein may be tarnishing a perfect run with a foolish recount ploy.
Green Party candidate #Jill Stein ran what many pundits called the most intelligent and well spoken campaign in the harsh 2016 election cycle. It was Jill Stein who took the time to notice that Hilary Clinton was a much greater threat for (world?) war with her more neocon approach to Russia than Donald Trump was who wanted to at least talk to #Putin before threatening Russia. While Gary Johnson was forgetting Aleppo and attacking journalists who used the word “illegal” to describe those who have broken immigration laws illegally, Jill Stein was addressing facts. While she was far too left leaning for most moderates or conservatives to actually vote for having shared the views of the self proclaimed Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders, she did have their respect. Sadly, that may no longer be the case.
This is because Jill Stein in contesting the outcome of the 2016 victory achieved by Donald J. Trump due to facts that are questionable at best. As reporter and analyst Paul Joseph Watson has pointed out, Stein is contesting the results in Michigan, which while sounding totally in line with her famous no nonsense approach, is anything but considering the fact that Michigan can not be hacked by Russia (a common accusation) or anyone else since Michigan does not use machines to tally or accept electronic votes. That means that unless Putin has some way of hacking the equivalent of a typewriter, there is no way for this to have happened.
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- We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned
A lot of fake and misleading news stories were shared across social media during the election. One that got a lot of traffic had this headline: “FBI Agent Suspected In Hillary Email Leaks Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide.” The story is completely false, but it was shared on Facebook over half a million times.
We wondered who was behind that story and why it was written. It appeared on a site that had the look and feel of a local newspaper. Denverguardian.com even had the local weather. But it had only one news story — the fake one.
Sensationalism and Stoopidity
- Hacker who helped expose Ohio rape case pleads guilty, faces more prison time than rapists
A Kentucky man who, in 2012, hacked into an online account for followers of a Ohio high school’s football team to expose a gang rape of a teenage girl has pleaded guilty to charges associated with the hack. He is facing a longer term than the rapists. Earlier this week, Deric Lostutter, 29, known online as “KYAnonymous,” pleaded guilty in federal court in Kentucky to one count of conspiracy and one count of making false statements to law enforcement agents for his hack of the Steubenville (Ohio) High School football fan website Roll Red Roll in December 2012.
Medical Marijuana Disarmament
- 9th Circuit Says Medical Marijuana Cardholders Have No Second Amendment Rights
Yesterday a federal appeals court ruled that banning gun sales to people who hold medical marijuana cards, whether or not they actually use marijuana, does not violate their Second Amendment rights. In reaching that conclusion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit relied on antiquated, scientifically unsupportable assumptions about the violent tendencies of cannabis consumers.
The case, Wilson v. Lynch, involves a Nevada woman, Rowan Wilson, who in 2011 tried to buy a firearm from a gun shop in Mound House, a tiny town in Lyon County, but was turned away because the owner, Frederick Hauser, knew she had recently obtained a medical marijuana registry card from the state Department of Health and Human Services. Hauser had just received a letter from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) that said anyone who uses marijuana as a medicine, “regardless of whether his or her State has passed legislation authorizing marijuana use for medicinal purposes,” qualifies as an “unlawful user of a controlled substance” and is therefore forbidden to buy or possess guns under 18 USC 922. The ATF added that “if you are aware that the potential transferee is in possession of a card authorizing the possession and use of
marijuana under State law, then you have ‘reasonable cause to believe’ that the person is an unlawful user of a controlled substance,” meaning “you may not transfer firearms or ammunition to the person.” Since violating that edict is a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison, Hauser was understandably reluctant to sell Wilson a gun.
Two weeks later, Wilson filed a federal lawsuit arguing (among other things) that the ban on gun sales to illegal drug users in 18 USC 922(d)(3), as interpreted by the ATF, violates her constitutional right to keep and bear arms. In 2014 a federal judge rejected that claim, noting that the 9th Circuit had upheld the federal ban on gun ownership by illegal drug users in the 2011 case United States v. Dugan. In yesterday’s ruling, the 9th Circuit said Dugan did not dispose of the matter, since Wilson “alleges that, although she obtained a registry card, she chose not to use medical marijuana for various reasons, such as the difficulties of acquiring medical marijuana in Nevada, as well as a desire to make a political statement.” The question posed by Wilson’s appeal, then, was whether it is constitutional to block gun sales to someone who is not an unlawful user of a controlled substance but is suspected of being one because she has a medical marijuana card. The appeals court decided that rule is constitutional, based on the same silly pharmacological prejudices reflected in Dugan.
The 9th Circuit concedes that the ATF’s reading of 18 USC 922(d)(3) “directly burden[s Wilson’s] core Second Amendment right to possess a firearm” but says the burden “is not severe,” since she could have bought a gun before registering as a medical marijuana patient and could regain her right to buy a gun by “surrendering her registry card.” The court therefore applies “intermediate scrutiny,” which requires “(1) the government’s stated objective to be significant, substantial, or important; and (2) a reasonable fit between the challenged regulation and the asserted objective.” Since Wilson concedes that the government’s interest in preventing gun violence is substantial, the only question is whether a rule preventing people like her from buying guns is a reasonable way of accomplishing that goal.
Admiralty On The Land
- Appeals Court Says It’s Perfectly Fine For The DOJ To Steal Kim Dotcom’s Money Before Any Trial
Last year, there was a series of very troubling rulings by a district court in a case related to the criminal prosecution of Kim Dotcom. This wasn’t, technically, part of the actual criminal case against him, but rather a separate effort by the government to steal his money. We’ve been covering the ridiculous process of civil asset forfeiture for a while, and it’s really problematic in general. In Dotcom’s case, it’s something of a farce. Remember, civil asset forfeiture is the situation where the US government effectively files a civil (not criminal) lawsuit against inanimate objects, rather than people. In this case, it basically filed a lawsuit against all of Kim Dotcom’s money, arguing that it was the proceeds of a crime and therefore, the government should just get it all. Again, this is entirely separate from the actual criminal trial of Kim Dotcom, which has been put on hold while the extradition battle plays out in New Zealand (determining if Dotcom can be forcibly sent to the US to stand trial).
Just the whole process of civil asset forfeiture is troublesome enough. As we’ve detailed over and over again, it’s basically a system whereby law enforcement gets to steal money and other stuff (cars are popular) from people, simply by claiming that they were used in a criminal endeavor. Since the lawsuit is against the stuff, if people want it back, they have to go and make a claim on it, and it’s a fairly convoluted process. In this case, things were even more ridiculous, because the government argued that because Dotcom was resisting extradition from New Zealand, he could be declared “a fugitive” and the judge overseeing the case (the same one overseeing his criminal case, Judge Liam O’Grady) agreed. That effectively meant that Dotcom had no legal right to protest the government simply taking and keeping all of his assets — and they moved forward and did exactly that.
- Terrorist-Fighting License Plate Readers Just Mobile Revenue Generators Cruising Poor Neighborhoods
We know what automatic license plate readers are good for: collecting massive amounts (billions of records) of plate/location data housed by private companies and accessed by law enforcement for indefinite periods of time. What we don’t know is how effective ALPRs are at fighting/investigating crime.
George Joseph at Citylab has done some digging into the effectiveness of license plate readers and hasn’t found much that justifies the expense, much less the constant compilation of plate info.
Last month, the Bay Area’s UASI released ALPR data from the Central Marin Police Authority showing that only .02% of the nearly 4 million license plates tracked over October of 2015 through April of this year resulted in matches to any police “hot list” databases. The data indicate that zero “known or suspected terrorists” have been tracked using ALPRs, and that only a handful of other matches related to other hot-list criteria.
Why the mention of “terrorists?” Well, like most other high-tech law enforcement gear, the funding and deployment of these tools relies heavily on a narrative that never pans out: the neverending War on Terror. UASI stands for “Urban Areas Security Initiative” — a DHS grant program meant to better equip law enforcement for handling terrorism/terrorists. To secure grants to pay for ALPRs, Stingrays, 1033 program supplies, etc., all law enforcement has to do is insert “because terrorism” somewhere in the requisition form. Existential angst — and every government agency’s natural desire to stay well-funded — takes care of the rest.
- California Assembly Passes Bill to Curb “Policing for Profit” via Asset Forfeiture; Close Federal Loophole
Today, the California Assembly voted 66-8 to pass a bill that not only bolsters restrictions on state officials from seizing property without due process, but throws a wrench into federal efforts to do the same.
Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) introduced Senate Bill 443 (SB443) last year. The legislation sets additional restrictions on the state to prevent abuses from civil asset forfeiture, a controversial practice that observers such as the Institute for Justice (IJ) have called “legal plunder.”
SB443 passed in the state Senate last summer by a resounding 38-1 vote. But the Assembly failed to pass the bill. It failed 44-24. Assemblyperson Chris Holden made a motion to reconsider that passed. SB443 was then placed in the inactive file and finally brought up for a vote in the full Assembly today.
ADDRESSING FEDERAL LOOPHOLE
California previously had some of the strongest state-level restrictions on the practice, but law enforcement around the state would often bypass the restrictions by partnering with a federal asset forfeiture program known as “equitable sharing.”
Under these arrangements, state officials hand over forfeiture prosecutions to the federal government and then receive up to 80 percent of the proceeds—even when state law bans or limits the profit incentive. Equitable sharing payments to states nearly doubled from 2000 to 2008, from a little more than $200 million to $400 million.
SB443 contains provisions to prevent prosecutors from bypassing the more stringent state asset forfeiture laws by passing cases off to the federal government under its Equitable Sharing forfeiture program. The following language shuts the loophole in most situations:
State or local law enforcement authorities shall not refer or otherwise transfer property seized under state law to a federal agency seeking the adoption by the federal agency of the seized property.
SB443 makes it clear that state and local law enforcement agencies won’t receive federal equitable sharing money related to the seizure of assets unless it is expressely permitted under state law or if the seizure is over $40,000.
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