Politics

Protesters Destroy Confederate Statue At The Old Durham Courthouse In North Carolina

Protesters destroyed a Confederate Statue located at the Old Durham Courthouse in Durham, North Carolina On Monday evening, a woman climbed the statue and tied a rope around the neck Protesters on the ground then pulled the statue off of the granite base The Confederate statue stood outside the courthouse since 1924 On Monday evening in Durham, North Carolina, protesters ...

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Georgia State Patrol Troopers Seize $36,000 Without Making One Arrest

Georgia State Patrol Troopers seized $36,000 on Sunday evening even though no arrests were made A vehicle was stopped in Lowndes County, Georgia for failure to move During the search troopers claim a K-9 unit was tipped off on something inside the car Troopers found $36,000 in American currency inside a speaker in the trunk Troopers and WALB referred to ...

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Did Governor Sam Brownback Resign And What Does This Mean For Kansas

Word spread on Wednesday evening that Governor Sam Brownback has resigned from his position as governor President Donald Trump formally nominated Brownback for the position of the State Department’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom If the Senate confirms the nomination officials believe Brownback will resign from his position as governor Lieutenant Governor of Kansas Jeffrey William “Jeff” Colyer will become ...

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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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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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Standing Rock Drone Pilot Myron Dewey Begins Jury Trial Next Week

Standing Rock Drone Pilot Myron Dewey Begins Jury Trial For Stalking On July 12, 2017 Dewey is the founder of Digital Smoke Signals A criminal complaint claims Dewey was “stalking” two private security officers on October 8, 2016 with his drone The private security officers claim that they “feared for their lives and the lives of their families'” If convicted ...

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Documents Show TigerSwan Acted as a De Facto Gov’t Security Agency in Standing Rock

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A coordinated anti-water protector propaganda campaign by police attempted to change public perception of police actions. Documents revealed by the Intercept show unfaltering coordination between police and TigerSwan. Law enforcement and private security used social media to avoid accountability for violent actions. Water protectors were closely surveilled and likened to ‘terrorists.’ Water protectors in Standing Rock endured an hours-long assault ...

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