11/19/14 Sheldon Richman

Sheldon Richman, vice president of The Future of Freedom Foundation, discusses Hillary Clinton’s gushing admiration of war criminal Henry Kissinger in her review of his new book World Order; and why progressives hoping for a successful Clinton 2016 presidential campaign should take a second look before they elect a power-hungry monster.

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ISP Investigates Marion Officer Involved In Shooting

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Below is the write-up about an incident that transpired in Marion, Indiana on November 16th. The italic text is from a local media outlet, the bolded text was shared by the person who submitted this content, which are much more commonsensical and objective.

Date of Incident: November 16, 2014
Individual Responsible: Not disclosed
Outfit: Marion Police Department
Phone: (765) 662-9981

From WANE.com:

MARION, Ind. (WANE) – The condition of a man shot by a Marion Police officer has improved since the Sunday incident.

Police said Chris Cook was armed and running away from officers following a reported disturbance at 2805 South Boot Street in Marion. He was in critical condition on Sunday but had improved to serious condition by Tuesday.

According to police, 26-year-old Cook was seen walking near the street where the incident had occurred when police responded to the disturbance around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday. As the officer exited his police car to speak with him, Cook ran away and the officer chased after him, according to the police report.

Mr Cook was stopped to question as merely stopped as a potential witness, prior to responding to an unknown disturbance call a couple blocks away. For all the officer knew, he had nothing to do with the disturbance.

Police said the officer asked Cook to stop multiple times while he ran for about two blocks. During the chase, the officer saw Cook holding what appeared to be a handgun. Cook was told to drop the gun and show his hands several times. Police believe he made a motion as if turning to the officer, and was shot one time in his rear right torso.

Sure, Cook should not have run…never run from police. But there are plenty of reasons why people run. They’re scared, or they have a warrant for something else, or whatever.

Okay…People are allowed to carry guns! Its unclear whether Cook even pointed the gun at the officer.

The officer says he “feared for his life” but hello… the man was *RUNNING AWAY FROM HIM* How about the other way around… Cook feared for HIS life and ran.

As is standard operating procedure, the Marion officer has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. The Indiana State Police, at the request of the Marion Police Department, is investigating the shooting. No one else was injured during the confrontation.

Oh and of course, the officer is put on paid vacation…I mean administrative leave.

Editors Note: It is telling just how much corporate media “journalists” just regurgitate whatever “facts” they are told by self-proclaimed “authorities.” When you read any such content you are encouraged to see through the one-sided narrative and question, what if the police employees actions had been done by a non-police employee – would the same tact be taken by the corporate media outlets? Would the “authorities” have remained moot on the name of the shooter? Also, just how impartial will an investigation of a police employee by another police employee be?

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11/17/14 Adam Morrow

Adam Morrow, a Cairo-based journalist for IPS News, discusses Egypt’s tightened blockade of Gaza following terrorist attacks by “unknown militants,” even though Hamas denied responsibility; how unassociated Islamic groups are lumped together with ISIS for propaganda purposes; and the consequences of Egypt’s failed democratic experiment with the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Illegal Search by Two of San Diego’s “Finest”

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The content below was shared by a woman who’s home was invaded by two men wearing San Diego Police Department badges.

Date of Incident: 10-10-2014
Individuals Responsible: David Cupples Badge #5479, Brett Byler Badge #6918
Outfit: San Diego Police Department
Phone: (619) 531-2777
Address: 1401 Broadway, MS 700, San Diego, CA 92101,

To: Chief of Police, 1401 Broadway, MS 700, San Diego, CA 92101, (619) 531-2777, And Sgt. Nicholas Link (Badge #6278)
CC: Susan Davis, Representative of the 53rd District
CC: Chief of Police, 1401 Broadway, MS 700, San Diego, CA 92101, (619) 531-2777
CC: Internal Affairs Unit 1401 Broadway, MS 709, San Diego CA 92101, (619) 531-2801
Subject: Illegal Search of Home and Unnecessary Force

Two San Diego Police Officers conducted an illegal search of my home and used unnecessary force on 10 Nov 2014. The two officers are identified as 1. David Cupples, Badge #5479 2. Brett Byler #6918.

These 2 individuals came into my home with no permission or probable cause on the 10th of November 2014 at around 9:30 pm. They received a tip from neighbors about a woman screaming. When they had arrived at my home, there was only quiet and no probable cause existed to enter into my home. My husband and I were sleeping in bed. They intruded into my living room through opening my unlocked front door which was shut closed. Police may only enter a home without a warrant under “exigent circumstances” where there is a reasonable belief that there is an immediate need to protect their lives or the lives of others.

After they were inside, my husband and I came into the living room with shock. They claimed they received phone calls from neighbors. A neighbor’s tip may justify an investigation, but the court has held that, alone, it will rarely establish the level of suspicion to justify a search (United States v. Davis).

I can understand they were attempting to ensure some woman’s safety based on phone calls, but once they investigated (from outside) that nothing illegal had occurred at my residence, they should have left and not entered my home. There was no probable cause to enter. I asked them to leave repeatedly. They refused. In addition, Officer David Cupples was also gruff and grabbed my shirt on my backside in my own living room as I was asking him to leave. This was very unnecessary force on my person.

I do not think this behavior is acceptable and makes me lose a feeling of security by the San Diego Police Department. I encourage that the officers be trained and respect of the law. The San Diego Police department victimized me by neglecting my rights after a supposed call that was intended to protect me.

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