War of Drugs

Mainstream Media’s Cannabis Fear Campaign Debunked as Anti-Pot Propaganda

Source: The Free Thought Project By Justin Gardner Corporate media are once again creating scary headlines about the supposed dangers of cannabis — and, as usual, their hype amounts to the proverbial ‘nothingburger.’ CNN recently blared the headline: “133% leap in children admitted to ER for marijuana, study finds.” The article …

Police State

Anything Goes When You’re a Cop in America

Source: The Rutherford Institute By John W. Whitehead “There is one criminal justice system for citizens—especially black and brown ones—and another for police in the United States.”—Redditt Hudson, former St. Louis police officer President Trump needs to be reminded that no one is above the law, especially the police. Unfortunately, …

Stateless Society

4 Signs We Do Not Live in a Free Country

Source: Waking Times Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Staff Writer “A man without a government is like a fish without a bicycle.” ~Alvaro Koplovich Just as a fish does not need a bike, a man does not need a government. Especially not an oppressive one. As it stands, our government is cruel …

Corruption

The Pentagon Is Actively Poisoning Americans Across The US And It’s 100% ‘Legal’

Source: The Free Thought Project By Rachel Blevins The idea that a government is actively poisoning its citizens may sound like the perfect propaganda plot to send the mainstream media into a feeding frenzy, and to make American neoconservatives beg for the invasion of a sovereign nation—unless it is happening …

History

‘I Stood Them Against the Wall & Blasted Them’—Israelis Confess to Massacre IDF Tried to Censor

Source: The Free Thought Project By Claire Bernish “I saw a fair number of corpses,” recalled former Knesset member and Israeli government minister, Yair Tsaban, on the massacre carried out on the Palestinian village of Deir Yassin, for director, Neta Shoshani. “I don’t remember encountering the corpse of a fighting …

Police State

Policing for Profit: Jeff Sessions & Co.’s Thinly Veiled Plot to Rob Us Blind

The Rutherford Institute By John W. Whitehead “Laws are no longer made by a rational process of public discussion; they are made by a process of blackmail and intimidation, and they are executed in the same manner. The typical lawmaker of today is a man wholly devoid of principle — …

Police State

Cops Shoot So Many People, New State Regs Teach Drivers ‘How NOT To Get Shot By Police’

The Free Thought Project By Rachel Blevins Driver’s manuals in Arizona will now include a section detailing “how not to get shot by police” during traffic stops, which is specifically aimed at armed drivers in the wake of the shooting that killed Philando Castile. Driver’s manuals in Arizona will now …

Police State

The Feds Just Expanded Civil Asset Forfeiture ‘Laws’ Nationwide

Source: ZeroHedge by Tyler Durden When you’re a government agency, asking for a tax increase is always a hassle. As Ryan McMaken notes, for the most part, taxpayers don’t like taxes, and if asked if they want to pay more, they’re likely to often say “no.” Moreover, when public officials …

Police State

Zombies R Us: ‘We the People’ Are the Walking Dead of the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead “Monsters in movies are us, always us, one way or the other. They’re us with hats on. The zombies in George Romero’s movies are us. They’re hungry. Monsters are us, the dangerous parts of us. The part that wants to destroy. The part of us with …

Police State

All the Ways You Can Comply and Still Die During An Encounter with Police

The Rutherford Institute By John W. Whitehead “Police are specialists in violence. They are armed, trained, and authorized to use force. With varying degrees of subtlety, this colors their every action. Like the possibility of arrest, the threat of violence is implicit in every police encounter. Violence, as well as …