Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Brief Look Into The Life Of The Father Of Gonzo Journalism Hunter S Thompson

On February 20, 2005, the world of journalism took a devastating blow when the founder of Gonzo journalism Hunter S Thompson died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head at Owl Farm, better known as his “fortified compound” in Woody Creek, Colorado. Thompson joined the United States Air Force before entering the world of journalism. Thompson settled in Aspen, ...

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Former DAPL Security Kyle Thompson Arrested For Failure To Appear

Former DAPL security officer Kyle Thompson arrested for failure to appear Thompson was booked on a failure to appear charge on Sunday The failure to appear stems from charges Thompson received in April of this year Thompson received national attention after being caught on video pulling an AR-15 on water protectors on October 27,2016 Just days after former DAPL security ...

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Longhorn Pipeline Spills 50,000 Gallons Of Oil In Bastrop County Texas

Longhorn Pipeline spilled 50,000 gallons of crude oil in Bastrop County, Texas early Thursday morning The spill occurred just before 9:00 am while a maintenance tasks were being performed Residents within a one-mile radius of the spill were evacuated and those within a two-mile radius were asked to stay in their homes The Longhorn Pipeline is owned by Magellan Midstream ...

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Federal Government Denies North Dakota Reimbursement For DAPL Protests

The federal government denied a $38 million reimbursement request from Governor Doug Burgum for the eight month long protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline Spokesperson for Burgum said on Wednesday that the disaster declaration submitted in April was denied weeks later $20 million of the requested $38 million is said to have gone to law enforcement salaries and overtime The ...

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Swanson Funeral Home In Flint Closed After Finding Rotting Bodies And Maggots

Swanson Funeral Home located in Flint, Michigan after discovering rotting bodies, maggots, and “deplorable” conditions The formal complaint reveals that the Swanson Funeral Home had been getting regular complaints and violations since 2012 Bodies were often stored in cardboard cremation containers inside an un-air conditioned garage The Swanson Funeral Home was forced to close their doors on Wednesday It is ...

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Dakota Access Security Guard Kyle Thompson Speaks Out

Dakota Access Pipeline hired security guard Kyle Thompson speaks out Thompson was involved in an armed standoff with water protectors on October 27, 2016 in Cannon Ball, North Dakota The former project manager for Leighton Security Services spoke with Myron Dewey, founder of Digital Smoke Signals Three water protectors were arrested for pushing Thompson’s truck off the road on October ...

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