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Woman Attacked For Being Muslim, Except She's Catholic



*Published on Jun 14, 2014*

"An Albuquerque woman was attacked in her home and her family's U.S. citizenship papers were torn up by a man who incorrectly believed that she was Muslim.

Albuquerque's KRQE Channel 13 reported that, ironically, the woman and her family are Catholic Iraqis who fled that country six years ago to escape religious persecution. They told KRQE that they never expected this to happen to them in their adopted homeland.

Around midday last week, Seham Jaber was home alone when the doorbell rang. Thinking it was her husband, she opened the door without looking, only to be attacked by a man wearing a mask and gloves. The man punched her face and body and shouted anti-Muslim epithets, she said."

Read more from Raw Story here: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/06/12/catholic-iraqi-refugee-attacked-beaten-in-nm-by-man-who-thought-she-was-muslim/

Cenk Uygur (http://www.twitter.com/cenkuygur) and Gina Grad (http://www.twitter.com/ginagrad) break down this disgusting example of bigotry. What do you think the attackers punishment should be? Tell us what you think in the comment section below.


- Don't worry robber/assaulter/bigot/ignorant asswipe, I'm sure Jesus was forgiving the hell out of you the whole time you were beating that innocent lady up. So you're good.

Cop Caught Filming People On The Toilet



TYT • Published on Jun 14, 2014

Videos of men going to the bathroom began spreading across the United
States until Fox Files investigator Chris Hayes traced them to a gas
station bathroom in Chesterfield. With the help of police, they found an
unexpected suspect.

Read more here: http://fox2now.com/2014/06/06/chesterfield-police-officer-accused-of-invasion-of-privacy


- Well, I guess that promotion's on hold for now.







And now I must live with the knowledge that there's such a thing as a poop cam......

Citrus Growers Manufacture Huge Amounts of DMT

The Nexian
By Morris Crowley
Friday, 13 June 2014




It may surprise you to learn that common citrus trees like oranges and lemons are actually Schedule I substances, in the same legal category as heroin. I know it sounds absurd, but it is absolutely true. Recent analysis published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (Servillo et al. 2013) found that several citrus plants, including lemons and oranges, contain N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) and 5-hydroxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine (bufotenine). Both of these compounds are powerful hallucinogens and are designated as Schedule I substances under the federal Controlled Substances Act in the United States. Under that same law, “any material” containing “any quantity” of a Schedule I drug is itself legally equivalent to that drug.

The upshot of this is that domestic citrus producers are in fact operating a massive drug manufacturing enterprise, legally speaking. And the scale of this manufacture is not trivial. Let's estimate 150 orange trees per acre, and conservatively suppose that each tree contains one kilogram of leaves. Then in the state of Florida alone, where approximately 550,000 acres are under cultivation, the crop would contain somewhere in the neighborhood of 80 kilograms of bufotenine -- roughly 5 million doses -- and 5 kilograms of DMT -- roughly 150,000 doses. But that's not all! Since the entire mass of any material containing these substances is legally equivalent to the pure substance, the entire biomass of the groves would be treated as pure DMT or pure bufotenine if the growers were charged with manufacturing a controlled substance.

You might wonder why I am characterizing an entire branch of agriculture as a massive drug manufacturing operation. That characterization, however, is not mine. Under federal law, they are a massive drug manufacturing operation. I am merely drawing attention to the issue.

Regardless of how you feel about the war on drugs, this issue should cause you serious concern. The Controlled Substances Act is written in a way that makes all sorts of mundane materials illegal. It’s not just orange trees; depending on where you live, there is a reasonable chance that the grass in your lawn contains Schedule I substances. In fact, so many materials contain detectable quantities of controlled substances that nearly everyone is breaking the law all the time.



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- If you read this post, you can now be charged with using or possessing with the intent to consume a controlled substance so, PUT THAT ORANGE DOWN!!!!



Volkswagen - Eyes on the road





''A telephone has no constitutional right to be answered.'' ~Justice Dan Snow, First Monday In October

Islamists unleash all-out assault on Iraqi cities with US weapons



RT • Published on June 12, 2014



- Your tax dollars at work.....

Ukraine National Guard collapsing? 'We're not paid, we don't have food'



RT • Published June 12, 2014

The Ukrainian government has been using National Guard conscripts alongside the regular army. The conscripts were the main force behind the military assaults in the east. But entire units have since headed back to Kiev, claiming they're unpaid and have been abandoned by the government.


- If all soldiers went home, there'd be no one to fight wars.....

Hillary Clinton 2016: A Recipe for Endless War



breakingtheset · Published on Jun 3, 2014

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Abby Martin calls out former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton over her lucrative speaking tour in the run up to the 2016 presidential elections as well as outlining the former first lady's corporate ties including Wall Street fat cats and defense contractors.



''We came, we saw, he died.''



Will Potter: The shocking move to criminalize nonviolent protest



TED · Published on Jun 11, 2014

In 2002, investigative journalist and TED Fellow Will Potter decided to take a break from his regular beat, writing about shootings and murders for the Chicago Tribune. He went to help a local group campaigning against animal testing: "I thought it would be a safe way to do something positive," he says. Instead, he was arrested, and so began his ongoing journey into a world in which peaceful protest is branded as terrorism.

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“Authority, when first detecting chaos at its heels, will entertain the vilest schemes to save its orderly facade.”

~V

Cantor Campaign Spent More On Steak Houses Than Opponent Spent On Entire Race

TPM
Daniel Strauss
June 11, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT


House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-VA) re-election campaign spent more money at steak houses than David Brat, who ended up defeating Cantor in the Republican primary, spent on his whole campaign.

NBC noted that according to FEC campaign finance reports, Cantor spent $168,637 in payments at BLT Steak and Bobby Van's Steak House in 17 payments up to May 21.

By contrast Brat's campaign spent $122,793 in the race.

Cantor also raised far more than Brat in the race. Cantor campaign raised $5,447,290 and spent almost as much — $5,026,626. Brat raised just $206,663.

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- Maybe Cantor ate one of those Walmart LSD steaks like that family in Florida and he didn't really lose the election -- because this is all an halluciantion!?!? YAY!!!!

Keren Elazari: Hackers: the Internet's immune system



TED · Published on Jun 10, 2014

The beauty of hackers, says cybersecurity expert Keren Elazari, is that they force us to evolve and improve. Yes, some hackers are bad guys, but many are working to fight government corruption and advocate for our rights. By exposing vulnerabilities, they push the Internet to become stronger and healthier, wielding their power to create a better world.


- And the meek shall inherit the security codes.....
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