Politics

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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Nashville.gov Makes Kratom Bust And Forgets The Definition Of The Word Synthetic In Their Excitement

In a press release on Nashville.gov officials showed their lack of knowledge on the plant Kratom and the definition of the word synthetic Law enforcement in Nashville conducted a one month investigation into 26-year-old Christopher R Miller selling Kratom Miller goes to court on June 12 and is held on $22,500 bond In a press release to Nashville.gov officials described ...

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In 2012 Kansas SRS Secretary Phyllis Gilmore blatantly lied about the number of substantiated findings in a letter to CJ Online

Secretary of DCF claimed almost 13,000 substantiated findings in a letter to CJ Online in 2012 DCF records show that there were 1,916 substantiated findings in that time period Records also show that there were 30,722 unsubstantiated findings in the same time period Unsubstantiated findings do not prevent an order to remove a child from the home On April 12, ...

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