WTF! Yellowstone Photo Could Get You 1 Year In Prison Under New Wyoming Law. Thousands of Americans Have Been Illegally Detained in Chicago’s CIA-Style Detention Center. By Carey Wedler The Chicago Police’s CIA-style black site, Homan Square, has seen more people detained than died on 9/11 or imprisoned at Guantanamo, according to a new report by the Guardian.
The newspaper, which sued the Chicago police to obtain further details on Homan Square, reports overwhelming targeting of minorities as well as other sordid and violative policies. From 2004 to 2015, at least 3,500 people were detained at Homan Square. These records do not cover the full span of the facility’s tenure, as it has been open since 1995. According to the Guardian, a grossly disproportionate ratio of detainees were minorities, “many accused of low-level drug crimes, [and] faced with incriminating themselves before their arrests appeared in a booking system by which their families and attorneys might find them.”
The majority of arrests were for low-level drug crimes. Though blacks make up 33% of Chicago’s population, 82% of those detained at Homan Square were black. Man Arrested, Charged with Multiple Felonies for Telling Jurors About Their Rights. By Carey Wedler Last week, a Denver man was arrested and charged with multiple felonies, but not for stealing, committing fraud, or engaging in violent crime.
He was targeted for attempting to educate jurors about their rights in the courtroom. Mark Ianicelli, 56, set up a table outside of Lindsay-Flanigan Courthouse in Denver in order to educate jurors about jury nullification. Jury nullification is the process by which members of juries can nullify unjust laws by finding defendants charged with them not guilty. Ianicelli is charged with tampering with a jury, a felony in Colorado that carries a minimum bond of $5,000. The practice was first used in America in 1735 to exonerate a man of libel charges after he printed unflattering statements about the Governor of New York (a British colony at the time). The United States’ first Chief Justice, John Jay, once told jurors, “You have a right to take upon yourselves to judge [both the facts and law].”
The Modernized Slave Labor System: Also Known as the Prison Industrial Complex. How Much Have American Taxpayers Really Paid for Police Brutality? By Amanda Warren Americans have paid a lot for the radicalized and militarized policing.
The taxpayers pay through federal grants like the 1033 program that supplies small town police with MRAPs and other gear or they my have their assets seized through civil asset forfeiture. But, until now, we have been blissfully unaware of how much police brutalization or bad policing has truly cost the taxpayer. Indeed, when brutalization occurs and the city must defend itself in a case or pay out a settlement - who is really paying? Prison labor’s new frontier: Artisanal foods. Some years back, a small Colorado goat-cheese maker called Haystack Mountain faced its version of a classic growth challenge: National demand was growing for its chèvres and other cheeses, and the company was struggling to find enough local goat farmers to produce milk.
The solution came from a surprising source: Colorado Corrections Industries (CCI). Today six inmates milk 1,000 goats twice a day on a prison-run farm. After non-inmate employees cultivate the cheese at a company facility, it’s sold in Whole Foods WFM -0.89% outlets, among other stores. Prison labor has gone artisanal. Sure, plenty of inmates still churn out government office furniture and the like, and incarcerated workers have occasionally been used by large companies since the late 1970s. 23 Cents an Hour? The Perfectly Legal Slavery Happening in Modern Day America. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com If you thought slavery was outlawed in America, you would be wrong.
The 13th amendment to the Constitution states that "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. " Prison Labor is Industry’s “Best Kept Secret in Outsourcing” and What Has Killed Your Job. Mac SlavoActivist Post There’s “free trade.”
There’s “fair trade.” And then there’s what’s really happening. The realities of globalization have made the price of labor somewhere between rock bottom and worthless. Since the days of NAFTA, the WTO and a flood of cheap Chinese goods, major corporations – American-based and all the rest — have offshored production, taking advantage of virtual slave labor and the only edge that this kind of competition brings. Rich Heir Rapes His 3 Year-Old Daughter, Gets No Jail Time Because He 'Will Not Fare Well' In Prison.
Richards IV does not work. He doesn’t have to. The great-grandson of Irénée du Pont, the chemical magnate who provided much of the financial backing to a failed effort to defeat Franklin Delano Roosevelt during the 1930s, Richards lives off a trust fund in a 5,800 square foot mansion he bought for $1.8 million. When he is not staying in his mansion, he might be found in his beach home “in the exclusive North Shores neighborhood near Rehoboth Beach.” Richards is also a child rapist. In 2005, Richards started sexually abusing his three year-old daughter. And yet, Robert Richards, who raped his own child and then told her not to tell anyone so that it could be “our little secret,” will likely not spend a day in prison. Drivers, Beware: The Costly, Deadly Dangers of Traffic Stops in the American Police State. Trying to predict the outcome of any encounter with the police is a bit like playing Russian roulette: most of the time you will emerge relatively unscathed, although decidedly poorer and less secure about your rights, but there’s always the chance that an encounter will turn deadly.
The odds weren’t in Walter L. Jeffrey Epstein, Billionaire Pedophile, Goes Free. Hedge fund mogul and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who went free this week, lived in a depraved world of thrice-daily massages, pornographic artwork, and hush money—that’s only now being revealed.
Conchita Sarnoff follows up on her investigation of the legal wrangling that saved him from a long prison term and reports on the sordid details in part two of her exclusive exposé. Also: • Palm Beach’s police chief objected to Epstein’s “special treatment” and gave The Daily Beast an exclusive look at his nine-hour deposition about the investigation. • Earlier versions of the U.S attorney’s charges, including a sealed 53-page indictment, could have landed Epstein in prison for 20 years. • Victims alleged that Epstein molested underage girls from South America, Europe, and the former Soviet republics, including three 12-year-old girls brought over from France as a birthday gift.
Pennsylvania Judge Sentenced to 28 years in Prison for Selling Teens to Prisons. Here is a prime example of how the entire justice system is fraudulent and full of corruption.
Read more about that in: U.S. Judges Are: Incompetent, Discriminatory and In Breach of Contract | A Documentary Script That Will Reveal The FraudFor Solutions, read more here. Source - AscendingStarSeeds April 29, 2013. Kalief Browder, Jailed at Rikers as a Teen for 3 Years Without Trial, Kills Himself. By Lily Dane Kalief Browder, the young man who was held for years in New York’s Rikers Island prison as a teen without trial or conviction, killed himself on Saturday. In 2014, Jennifer Gonnerman of The New Yorker brought attention to Browder’s plight with her poignant article titled "Before the Law. " Browder ended up in one of America’s most corrupt and violent prisons after being accused – at age 16 – of stealing a backpack on May 15, 2010.
Because his family was unable to raise his $10,000 bail and because of repeated court delays and an overwhelmed system, Browder was forced to endure three years of hell – including beatings and deprivation of food – at Rikers Island waiting for a trial that never happened. He refused to accept several plea deals on principle, maintaining his innocence throughout his entire ordeal. Un-Reasonable: Feds Declare War on Blog Commenters. By Thomas Knapp I’ve previously written about Ross Ulbricht, an American political prisoner sentenced to life for the “crime” of running a business without the US government’s permission.
Among libertarians, the response to Ulbricht’s abduction and show trial has been, in some cases, less than polite and temperate. Now, the state is moving against its critics. Last week, as Ken White of Popehat reports, the US Department of Justice served Reason — a popular libertarian magazine and web site — with a grand jury subpoena demanding that it provide “any and all identifying information” it possesses regarding certain commenters on reporter Nick Gillespie’s coverage of Ulbricht’s sentencing. Some of those commenters, it seems, waxed less than respectful of Katherine Forrest, the thug — er, “judge” — who ratified Ulbricht’s abduction and ordered it extended for life.
After 40 Years in Solitary, Angola 3 Prisoner Albert Woodfox Ordered Freed for 3rd Time in Louisiana. This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: We turn now to the case of Albert Woodfox, who has been in solitary confinement for 40 years. That’s right, 40 years, most of that time locked up in the notorious maximum security Louisiana state penitentiary known as Angola. This week, after his lawyers spent six years arguing that racial bias tainted the grand jury selection in Woodfox’s prosecution, federal Judge James Brady agreed. Louisiana inmate, last of Angola 3, ordered free after 43 years in solitary.
USA Today Sports' Martin Rogers discusses the latest news surrounding the USWNT goalkeeper's past. A federal judge in Louisiana has ordered the release of a man who sat in solitary confinement in prison for 43 years, prompting the man's lawyer to say justice has been achieved. The order signed Monday overturns the second conviction against Albert Woodfox for the 1972 killing of a prison guard at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. The order also bars a third trial from taking place. Ross Ulbricht Lawyer and Mother Reaction To Life In Jail. Essential vocabulary for surviving the police state: 'Nickel Rides' (NaturalNews) Was the late Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man whose death in police custody recently led to days of riots in the city, a victim of a police tactic aimed at exacting punishment on suspects without officers ever laying a hand on them? As new evidence surrounding Gray's case becomes public, it appears as though he might have been given a "nickel ride," a term used to describe a police torture tactic where suspects are placed in the back of a police car without restraints and then driven around recklessly.
Some call them "cowboy rides" or "rough rides. " The Baltimore Sun stated that when State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby charged six city police officers with Gray's death, she noted that they drove him around for about 45 minutes while ignoring his pleas for medical attention. History of violence Further, the paper said: The records show that intake officers in Central Booking recorded a variety of injuries that included bone fractures, facial trauma and high blood pressure. IRS Seizes Life Savings From Another Small Business For Using Cash. How Mandatory Minimums Forced Me to Send More Than 1,000 Nonviolent Drug Offenders to Federal Prison. As a federal district judge in Iowa, I have sentenced a staggering number of low-level drug addicts to long prison terms. FBI admits using faked forensic science to put hundreds of innocent people behind bars (and have some sentenced to death)
(NaturalNews) The FBI engaged in a massive science-based conspiracy to alter and distort forensic evidence for over two decades, the agency has now publicly admitted. Pet Owners Beware: Animal Control Agencies Killing Dogs Over Unpaid Fees. Naked? Acting Weird? On Site Execution from Cops. Amanda WarrenActivist Post. Georgia police shoot man, handcuff him to hospital bed and deny family access until he dies.
© Davis FamilyKevin Davis and family. Go to Prison for File Sharing? That's What Hollywood Wants in the Secret TPP Deal. Shock Video: Police Execute Man With His Hands Up. Cops Asked to Check In on 74 Year Old Man - Break In and Kill Him Instead. Amanda WarrenActivist Post. School Cop Inflicts Brain Damage on One Kid, Punches One Who Cut in Line. Amanda WarrenActivist Post It took investigation into security camera footage to prove that indeed, a Louisville, KY school officer was terrorizing and assaulting children.
SHOCKING: Countless Women Have Been Raped At Texas’ For-Profit Jail AnonHQ. Rights Attorneys from multiple firms have sent a letter of complaint to officials with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security alleging that the male guards at the for-profit Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas – one of many in the country that hold undocumented immigrants (mostly unaccompanied minors and mothers with children apprehended crossing the US-Mexico border illegally) – raped, groped, and sexually assaulted the women detainees as they awaited hearings on their deportation from the United States. "Magic Knife" Incident Caused NYPD Supporter to Do a 180. » Nationwide Ban On Personal Body Armor Proposed In Congress: “10 Years Imprisonment” For Possession Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!
Miami cops using photos of black teens for target practice - police chief says "nothing wrong with practice" Connecticut police officer that handcuffed & raped teen gets insultingly low sentence. Kathy Kelly Begins Her Three Month Federal Prison Sentence Today! Journalist Barrett Brown Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for Linking to Hacked Material; Read his Speech Here. MMA fighter on recent arrest: Police charged me with crimes THEY committed! Whole Foods employees caught on video beating veteran outside retail store. Police Obliterate Home to Serve DUI Warrant. Detained for 19 Days For Refusing To Cooperate at Warrantless Immigration Checkpoint.
The Insidious Response from SC Officers Who Tased Autistic Man. 1000+ people killed by cops in 2014, FBI Trying to Falsely Report Actual Numbers. Bathing Man Grabbed By Testicles and Beaten; SWAT Lied to Get Raid. The Root of Police Militarization. Ten Quick Facts You Should Know About The Police State. There Are No Good Cops (Countdown To Ferguson Meltdown) Civil Forfeiture Seminar Gurus Teach Cops to Dream Big. Killed By Police. Four Ways to Turn the Tables on Tyranny by Gary Z McGee.
Deputy Tases Handcuffed Man Repeatedly: "You Wanna Do This The Hard Way???" Right to farm being stripped from Americans: Michigan to criminalize small family farms with chickens, goats, honey bees and more. We’re All Criminals and Outlaws in the Eyes of the American Police State. 45,000 SWAT Raids Are Terrorizing Families Every Year in the US. Why Are Armed "International Security" Personnel Now Arresting American Citizens? How The Silk Road Case Affects Us All.
SWAT Unit Terrorizes Family and Kills Pets Over … Marijuana. You Won't Believe Why These 3 People Were Sentenced to Life. Report: Militarized Police Treating Citizens as “Wartime Enemies” Trigger-Happy Police Unload Pistols on Frightened Cow. Fusion Centers Treat Everyday Americans as Potential Terrorists! SWAT throws a stun grenade into a toddler's crib during no-knock raid. Gov't grabs elderly man's home; won't give reason.
The War on America's Military Veterans. How to Deal with a Warrantless DUI Checkpoint. Private Prison Company Used in Drug Raids at Public High School. NV Police Caught Mugging Innocent Motorists. Plant Police: Garden Shopping Trip Results in Fully Armed DEA SWAT Raid. Mexican Citizens Who Toppled Cartels Rewarded With Government Retaliation. Are Excessive Parking Ticket Fines Unconstitutional? More Deadly Force? Controversial Training Program For New Mexico Police. Ukrainian Protesters Get Orwellian Texts From the State, 'you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance' "Sustainable Growth"? The Government Is Ripping Up Food Gardens. Biotech Seeking Ways To Make People Suffer Eternally. Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours' Land of the Free? Half of Black Males, 38% of White Males Arrested by Age 23.
Contempt of cop, America's defiance revolution - World. Mass Incarceration in the US. 1946 Archive Film Proves Despotism Has Taken Over America. The Debtors Prison System Resurrected From The Grave. Feds Steal $27K from Traveler and Keep It Forever, Even Though No Charges Were Filed. Florida Officials Want to Kick Man Off “Uninhabitable” Land He Owns. The U.S. Prison Population - By The Numbers (w/Infographic) Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison For Shooting Police Dog. Rise of the Warrior Cop. “We don’t have time for this”: Officer Shoots and Kills Teen With Schizophrenia. Just Because They Can: Man Blew 0.00 on Breath Test, Cops Charged Him with DWI Anyway. Oklahoma father dies in police encounter after mother slaps daughter.
Homeless man shot to death by police for illegally camping: Video - Never Get Busted! BLM committed animal atrocities, shot cows from helicopters, constructed mass graves at Bundy Ranch. VA Police 'Hogtie' 75-year-old Grandmother During No-Knock Raid at Wrong Address. Why Did Officers Have To Shoot This Teen Nine Times? Horrific Footage Of Camper's Last Breath As Cops Murder Him. Page 2 of Article: Mounting evidence drug- and bomb-sniffing dogs just props to justify illegal searches and seizures. Cops Assault Man for Filming, Tell Him He has no Freedom of Speech. Mentally Ill Homeless Veteran Left to ‘Bake to Death’ in 100+ Degree Rikers Island Jail Cell. Police Beat Mentally Ill Homeless Man to Death – and Get Away With It.
Eugene Mallory shot in his sleep by LA county deputies for no reason. Cop Shoots Elderly Man Reaching For Cane. Autopsy shows Texas cop fired fatal shot from close range into sarcastic student’s back. U.S. government snipers, militarized police with automatic weapons surround cattle ranch in Nevada and demand $1 million in payments. Ex-deputies allegedly cut power, cameras to plant guns in pot clinic.