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New geological survey of Mars

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Some perspective on the Israeli – Palestinian conflict

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NYPD Kill Man by Placing him in Chokehold and Slamming Face to Sidewalk

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New York City police officers killed a man Thursday after he had broken up a fight between two other men, insisting on placing him in a chokehold and slamming his head to the pavement, piling on top of him as he gasped for air, continually telling the cops that he couldn’t breathe.

The entire incident was caught on video from a witness who kept telling the cops that the man had not committed a crime.

But evidently, the cops suspected him of selling untaxed cigarettes, which apparently is a very serious crime in New York City.

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COWARDLY swat team murders pets, destroys home for $200 worth of pot

(from thedailysheeple.com)

At approximately 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9th, the home of Camille Perry and Larry Lee Arman was breached with a battering ram, and strange men charged in with rifles and opened fire on their pets.  Mr. Arman, owner of a towing business, says he was laying asleep when he heard the front door breached and then the gunfire.  “The first thing I heard was ‘boom,’” he recalled to KMSP. “Bop, bop, bop, bop, bop. Right in front of us.”  “I was laying right here, and I really thought I was being murdered,” Mr. Arman recalled.

“The only thing I was thinking was my kids were going to get hit by bullets.”  “The gunshots scared the living daylights out of me, and knowing that they were in such close range of the dog and where we were laying with my kids made it worse. Our oldest dog actually ran back to protect us in front of the bed and they kept shooting her, even though we were laying right there.  “The whole time all I could scream was, ‘Stop shooting, stop shooting!’ ” Perry told PioneerPress.

Officers proceeded to tear the house apart for hours. The extensive damages included multiple broken doors, broken door frames, and walls with the insulation and vents ripped out.  All damages were left to the homeowner to cover.

Perry and Arman said the warrant, which was obtained by Minneapolis police, indicated police were looking for marijuana, drug packaging, weighing equipment, guns, computers and more. The warrant mentioned Arman, but not Perry.  The net of that raid?  Police took only a water pipe, a grinder that may have had marijuana residue and some clothes, according to Arman.

According to Minnesota law, small amounts of marijuana are considered petty misdemeanors, and are punished with at $200 fine.

No one was arrested.

At approximately 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9th, the home of Camille Perry and Larry Lee Arman was breached with a battering ram, and strange men charged in with rifles and opened fire on their pets.

Mr. Arman, owner of a towing business, says he was laying asleep when he heard the front door breached and then the gunfire.

“The first thing I heard was ‘boom,’” he recalled to KMSP. “Bop, bop, bop, bop, bop. Right in front of us.”

“I was laying right here, and I really thought I was being murdered,” Mr. Arman recalled.

- See more at: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/swat-unit-terrorizes-family-and-kills-pets-over-marijuana_072014#sthash.v3MNWj0j.dpuf

A Minnesota family is trying to understand why a SWAT team killed their beloved pets during a no-knock raid earlier this week.

From PoliceStateUSA:

- See more at: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/swat-unit-terrorizes-family-and-kills-pets-over-marijuana_072014#sthash.v3MNWj0j.dpuf

 

A Minnesota family is trying to understand why a SWAT team killed their beloved pets during a no-knock raid earlier this week.

From PoliceStateUSA:

- See more at: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/swat-unit-terrorizes-family-and-kills-pets-over-marijuana_072014#sthash.v3MNWj0j.dpuf

A Minnesota family is trying to understand why a SWAT team killed their beloved pets during a no-knock raid earlier this week.

From PoliceStateUSA:

At approximately 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9th, the home of Camille Perry and Larry Lee Arman was breached with a battering ram, and strange men charged in with rifles and opened fire on their pets.

Mr. Arman, owner of a towing business, says he was laying asleep when he heard the front door breached and then the gunfire.

“The first thing I heard was ‘boom,’” he recalled to KMSP. “Bop, bop, bop, bop, bop. Right in front of us.”

“I was laying right here, and I really thought I was being murdered,” Mr. Arman recalled.

Perry, who is eight months pregnant, said she was getting ready for work when the raid occurred. She ran to protect the couple’s young sons, ages 4 and 7, who were sleeping on a mattress with Arman:

“The only thing I was thinking was my kids were going to get hit by bullets.”

“The gunshots scared the living daylights out of me, and knowing that they were in such close range of the dog and where we were laying with my kids made it worse. Our oldest dog actually ran back to protect us in front of the bed and they kept shooting her, even though we were laying right there.

“The whole time all I could scream was, ‘Stop shooting, stop shooting!’ ” Perry told PioneerPress.

The family’s two dogs, Mellow and Laylo, were killed:

 Blood was splattered all over the living room, staining the carpet and a pair of shoes.

“One was running for her life, and they murdered her right here,” Mr. Arman said.

To add insult to injury, the officers destroyed the family’s home as well:

Officers proceeded to tear the house apart for hours. The extensive damages included multiple broken doors, broken door frames, and walls with the insulation and vents ripped out.  All damages were left to the homeowner to cover.

Perry and Arman said the warrant, which was obtained by Minneapolis police, indicated police were looking for marijuana, drug packaging, weighing equipment, guns, computers and more. The warrant mentioned Arman, but not Perry.

The net of that raid?

Police took only a water pipe, a grinder that may have had marijuana residue and some clothes, according to Arman. According to Minnesota law, small amounts of marijuana are considered petty misdemeanors, and are punished with at $200 fine.

No one was arrested.

- See more at: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/swat-unit-terrorizes-family-and-kills-pets-over-marijuana_072014#sthash.v3MNWj0j.dpuf

A Minnesota family is trying to understand why a SWAT team killed their beloved pets during a no-knock raid earlier this week.

From PoliceStateUSA:

At approximately 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9th, the home of Camille Perry and Larry Lee Arman was breached with a battering ram, and strange men charged in with rifles and opened fire on their pets.

Mr. Arman, owner of a towing business, says he was laying asleep when he heard the front door breached and then the gunfire.

“The first thing I heard was ‘boom,’” he recalled to KMSP. “Bop, bop, bop, bop, bop. Right in front of us.”

“I was laying right here, and I really thought I was being murdered,” Mr. Arman recalled.

Perry, who is eight months pregnant, said she was getting ready for work when the raid occurred. She ran to protect the couple’s young sons, ages 4 and 7, who were sleeping on a mattress with Arman:

“The only thing I was thinking was my kids were going to get hit by bullets.”

“The gunshots scared the living daylights out of me, and knowing that they were in such close range of the dog and where we were laying with my kids made it worse. Our oldest dog actually ran back to protect us in front of the bed and they kept shooting her, even though we were laying right there.

“The whole time all I could scream was, ‘Stop shooting, stop shooting!’ ” Perry told PioneerPress.

The family’s two dogs, Mellow and Laylo, were killed:

 Blood was splattered all over the living room, staining the carpet and a pair of shoes.

“One was running for her life, and they murdered her right here,” Mr. Arman said.

To add insult to injury, the officers destroyed the family’s home as well:

Officers proceeded to tear the house apart for hours. The extensive damages included multiple broken doors, broken door frames, and walls with the insulation and vents ripped out.  All damages were left to the homeowner to cover.

Perry and Arman said the warrant, which was obtained by Minneapolis police, indicated police were looking for marijuana, drug packaging, weighing equipment, guns, computers and more. The warrant mentioned Arman, but not Perry.

The net of that raid?

Police took only a water pipe, a grinder that may have had marijuana residue and some clothes, according to Arman. According to Minnesota law, small amounts of marijuana are considered petty misdemeanors, and are punished with at $200 fine.

No one was arrested.

- See more at: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/swat-unit-terrorizes-family-and-kills-pets-over-marijuana_072014#sthash.v3MNWj0j.dpuf

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Malcolm X, Albert Einstein, Nelson Mandela, and Mahatma Gandhi on Palestine

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Piece of SHIT cop shoots dog – lies about it “attacking” him

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COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho—An officer shot and killed a pit bull on Wednesday morning near 8th Street and Sherman. Investigators described the dog as a “vicious” pit bull and said it lunged at the officer. However, the dog’s owner said the dog was not a pit bull but a black lab (pictured above).

The incident began Wednesday morning when an officer responded to call about a suspicious van. The caller claimed the driver of van was watching young children from a nearby parking lot. The owners of coffee shop reported the white van because they thought it was possibly connected to child luring case.

When an officer approached the van with his gun drawn, the dog lunged out of the open driver’s side window according to Coeur d’Alene Police Department leaders. The officer said the pit bull lunged at his face. Investigators said the officer fired one round from his service weapon and shot the dog in the chest. The dog later died.

The driver of the van, Craig Jones, was not in the vehicle at the time of the shooting. Jones  said he was nearby eating breakfast when the shooting happened.
“This still isn’t even real to me,” Jones told KREM 2 News.
Jones raised the two-year-old black lab named Arfie and said the dog did not have a mean bone in his body.

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U.S. Aid to Israel: $3 Billion Annually ; U.S. Aid to Detroit: $0 – (FUCK Israel)

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Solar has won. Even if coal were free to burn, power stations couldn’t compete

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As early as 2018, solar could be economically viable to power big cities. By 2040 over half of all electricity may be generated in the same place it’s used. Centralised, coal-fired power is over

Last week, for the first time in memory, the wholesale price of electricity in Queensland fell into negative territory – in the middle of the day.

For several days the price, normally around $40-$50 a megawatt hour, hovered in and around zero. Prices were deflated throughout the week, largely because of the influence of one of the newest, biggest power stations in the state – rooftop solar.

“Negative pricing” moves, as they are known, are not uncommon. But they are only supposed to happen at night, when most of the population is mostly asleep, demand is down, and operators of coal fired generators are reluctant to switch off. So they pay others to pick up their output.

That’s not supposed to happen at lunchtime. Daytime prices are supposed to reflect higher demand, when people are awake, office building are in use, factories are in production. That’s when fossil fuel generators would normally be making most of their money.

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Nearly 30% of Americans advocate for an armed rebellion

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Nearly one-third of Americans say an armed revolution might need to occur in the next few years to prevent an escalating war against constitutional liberties, a new study finds.

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind surveyed 863 US residents randomly in late April and found that 29 percent of those polled believe a revolution isn’t just imminent but imperative.

According to the study, 29 percent of Americans agree that “an armed revolution might be necessary in order to protect our liberties” during the next few years. Forty-seven percent said they disagreed with the statement entirely, with one-fifth of the sample saying they weren’t sure how to answer.

When quizzing only the most conservative of respondents, though, the call for revolution is supported by a much more significant chunk of the sample pool. PublicMind found that 44 percent of Republicans polled in the survey agree that an armed revolt is the answer to an apparent infringement of liberties. By comparison, 27 percent Independents agreed with the statement, as did only 18 percent of Democrats polled.

Pollsters say there is a reason for this inkling towards revolution, and it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it involves a constitutional right that has become increasingly more of a contested issue among members of Congress and regular citizens alike in recent month. At the heart of this issue, suggests PublicMind, is the gun control debate that has rekindled discussion of the Second Amendment since last year’s Aurora, Colorado and Sandy Hook, Connecticut shootings. According to the results of a second question asked during the study, 73 percent of Democrats say Congress needs new gun laws to protect Americans from gun violence, but 65 percent of Republicans are against any changes whatsoever to current legislation..

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Urban Agroecoloy: 6,000 lbs of food on 1/10th acre (fuck Monsanto)

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The Stingray: the cellphone tracker the government won’t talk about

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The government has the ability to track cellphones using the portable device pictured above called the Stingray — it was recently revealed in a criminal case in Arizona, but the government doesn’t want anyone to know how it works. When the judge in the case asked for more information about the Stingray in order to determine if its use requires a search warrant, the government filed a memo basically arguing both ways: it said Stingray use generally doesn’t require a warrant, but concedes that one was required in this specific instance — a huge concession that could cost them the case, just so the Stingray’s design and functionality remain a secret.

Although the government’s lawyers are willing to tie themselves in knots trying to conceal the Stingray, we do have some information on how it works: experts told the WSJ that it mimics an actual cell tower pinging for a specific device, and the data can be used to triangulate a phone’s location. It can be concealed in the back of a van and measure the distance to any type of cell phone from multiple locations — circles drawn from each point will intersect within 100 meters of the phone’s location. Our FBI contact told us that tracking a cellphone normally requires a wireless provider’s cooperation, which could take weeks to obtain — the Stingray simplifies investigations because cell towers aren’t needed. We’ll see what happens — if it comes down to keeping the Stingray a secret or allowing law enforcement to track anyone they want without a warrant, we suppose we prefer the first.

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Unprecedented: Bitcoin Mining Network Exceeds 100 PH/s

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The total power of the Bitcoin network has broken through 100 petahashes per second (PH/s) for the first time in the cryptocurrency’s five years of life. According to blockchain.info, the hash rate peaked at 103.4 PH/s on Wednesday before fluctuating back down to 85.3 PH/s on Thursday. It rose up on Friday to around 98 PH/s and will likely break 100 again over the weekend.

The Bitcoin hash rate is a measurement of the entire network’s computing power, generated by a vast system of miners who perform complex mathematical calculations in order to secure the blockchain — Bitcoin’s public ledger of all transactions that ever occurred.

The hash rate generally increases because Bitcoin mining gets more difficult and energy-intensive as time goes on and more people join the network. There’s only so much BTC to be made by securing the single blockchain, and miners are in an arms race of computational power to claim as many block rewards as possible.

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Fukushima – It’s a lot worse than we are told – VICE

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WildLeaks attracts major wildlife crime leads in first three months

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A new WikiLeaks-style website targeting the kingpins of wildlife crime has attracted serious leads on elephant, tiger, fishery and forest destruction across the globe in its first three months.

The WildLeaks website, which uses Tor technology to ensure anonymity, has been set up by Andrea Crosta, a security consultant who first revealed how the al-Shabaab terrorist group in Somalia generated funds via ivory smuggling.

The slaughter of elephants, rhinos, tigers and other species has surged in the last decade, part of an illicit wildlife trade worth $10-20bn a year according to Interpol. Only drugs, people and arms trafficking earn more for criminals and the corruption and violence accompanying wildlife crime takes a heavy toll on local communities.

“We had our first tip within 24 hours and the response has been beyond our wildest imagination,” said Crosta, now executive director of theElephant Action League. He said the pervasive corruption means that whistleblowers frequently fear that contacting local law enforcement could put their lives in danger. “You can’t, for example, export containers full of ivory from Mombasa without bribing people left, right and centre,” Crosta told the Guardian. “We definitely feel we are filling a gap.”

A three-month trial period has yielded 24 serious tip-offs, spanning the world including:

• elephant poaching in Africa and illicit ivory trading in Hong Kong;

• killing of Sumatran tigers, of which there are just 400 left in the wild;

• illegal lion and leopard hunting in South Africa;

• chimpanzee trafficking in Liberia;

• illegal fishing activities in Alaska, including alleged mafia involvement;

• importing of illegal African wildlife products into the US;

• illegal logging in Mexico, Malawi and Siberia.

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Americans by 2 to 1 Would Pay More to Curb Climate Change

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Americans are willing to bear the costs of combating climate change, and most are more likely to support a candidate seeking to address the issue.

By an almost two-to-one margin, 62 percent to 33 percent, Americans say they would pay more for energy if it would mean a reduction in pollution from carbon emissions, according to the Bloomberg National Poll.

While Republicans were split, with 46 percent willing to pay more and 49 percent opposed to it, 82 percent of Democrats and 60 percent of independents say they’d accept higher bills.

“We’re already hitting 110 degrees here,” said Larry McNamed, a 44-year-old independent in Henderson,Nevada. “A lot of people are trying to sweep this under the rug, but we need to do something. It’s only going to get hotter.”

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Expedia Now Accepting Bitcoin

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Expedia, an online travel booking service, announced on the morning of Wednesday, July 11, 2014 that it will begin accepting Bitcoin as a means of payment. Expedia will be the first major travel service to accept Bitcoin as a means of payment. The company said that it would start out small with its options for accepting Bitcoin payments, bringing Bitcoin to only hotels for the time being. If enough people use Bitcoin to pay for hotel reservations, then Expedia says that they will start expanding its acceptance to other lines of service, such as cruise and airline tickets. Customers will be able to pay for their hotels in Bitcoin upon checkout; the Bitcoin payment option will be placed alongside the other various payment methods, like credit cards and Paypal. Expedia will be receiving payments through Bitpay, which will take the bitcoins received and immediately convert them into dollars. Michael Gulmann clarified that this instant conversion was not “a statement on Bitcoin, pro or con,” but that the instant conversion from bitcoins to dollars is the default method of the Bitpay payment system.

Expedia is now the latest name in a growing list of major businesses that accept Bitcoin as payment for their goods and services. The travel company will now join the likes of Overstock, Elon Musk, Dish NetworkEuro Pacific Precious Metals, and Virgin Galactic on the forefront of the rapidly expanding Bitcoin economy.

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‘It’s a warzone in the US’: Indiana sheriff explains why he deployed heavy armor in his county

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From the streets of Fallujah to Franklin, Indiana, heavily armored military vehicles have been rolled out for one and the same reason: many police officers in the US believe there’s a war going on.

Franklin, Indiana is by all accounts the idyllic Midwestern American town. Eponymously named after one of the founding fathers and “the first American,” Franklin’s small town bona fides provided Life Magazine with a Norman Rockwell-esque scene for a bit of village life utopia in the heart of the Great Depression.

But if you were to talk to local law enforcement, a battle is raging in the streets of Mayberry.

Franklin is the county seat of Johnson Country, Indiana. Speaking with Mark Alesia from The Indianapolis Star, Sheriff Doug Cox described the 139,000-strong administrative district as a place where officers’ old-time policing just doesn’t cut it anymore.

Leading Alesia to a pole barn in Franklin, Cox shows him a MRAP – a 55,000 pound, six-wheeled Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected armored-fighting vehicle with the word “SHERIFF” emblazoned on its flank.

“We don’t have a lot of mines in Johnson County,” confessed Sheriff Doug Cox, who acquired the vehicle. “My job is to make sure my employees go home safe.”

Cox isn’t alone in believing his deputies have something to fear. Johnson County is one of eight Indiana law enforcement agencies to acquire MRAPs from military surplus since 2010, according to public records obtained by The Indianapolis Star.

All across the state, and the country, the trend is similar. From picking up military surplus to using to $35 billion in grants from the Department of Homeland Security to acquire the most advanced weapons, police forces across America are armed to the teeth.

And as Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer puts it, the effects are not only tactical, but psychological.

To put it bluntly: “It’s a lot more intimidating than a Dodge.”

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Russia Is Doing It – Russia Is Actually Abandoning The PetroDollar

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The Russians are actually making a move against the petrodollar.  It appears that they are quite serious about their de-dollarization strategy.  The largest natural gas producer on the planet, Gazprom, has signed agreements with some of their biggest customers to switch payments for natural gas from U.S. dollars to euros.  And Gazprom would have never done this without the full approval of the Russian government, because the Russian government holds a majority stake in Gazprom.  There hasn’t been a word about this from the big mainstream news networks in the United States, but this is huge

When you are talking about Gazprom, you are talking about a company that is absolutely massive.  It is one of the largest companies in the entire world and it makes up 8 percent of Russian GDP all by itself.  It holds 18 percent of the natural gas reserves of the entire planet, and it is also a very large oil producer.  So for Gazprom to make a move like this is extremely significant.

When Barack Obama decided to slap some meaningless economic sanctions on Russia a while back, he probably figured that the world would forget about them after a few news cycles.

But the Russians do not forget, and they certainly do not forgive.

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There is no Al-Qaeda

“The truth is there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al-Qaeda.  And any informed intelligence officer knows this.  But, there is propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the ‘devil’ only in order to drive TV watchers to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism.  The country behind this propaganda is the US…”

~ Former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook Inter-Services Intelligence

[Cook died while hiking in the Scottish Highlands.]

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September 11th – The New Pearl Harbor (FULL)

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