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Name: Laser Haas
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Hometown: Anywhere USA
Home country: United States
Current location: NOMADIC
Member since: Mon Apr 21, 2008, 01:12 PM
Number of posts: 6,630

About Me

Love BB, Laser Tag, Poker (Tournaments only). Work with Occupy camps. Willing to help you in your fight for justice (let's discuss it).

Journal Archives

Report: Trump Urged Postmaster General to Double Rates for Amazon, Others

Source: Fortune

President Donald Trump personally urged U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the shipping rates for Amazon and other companies, according to a Washington Post report.

Brennan has not complied with these demands, citing preexisting contracts and the need for regulatory review, the report said. The Post said it spoke to three people with knowledge of the conversations, which took place both this year and in 2017.

On several occasions, Trump has complained on Twitter about Amazon and its relationship with the U.S. Postal Service, which delivers around 40% of Amazon packages during the final leg of their travel, according to the report. Critics say Trump’s real goal is to retaliate against Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos, who also owns the Washington Post, which the president has accused of being against him.

Read more: http://fortune.com/2018/05/18/trump-postmaster-general-double-rates-for-amazon/

Dem lawmaker spars with own party over prison reform

Source: The HILL

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) on Friday hit back at his fellow Democrats for their opposition to the bipartisan prison reform bill he's co-sponsoring with Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.).

Jeffries said the letter sent out the day before by Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin (Ill.), Kamala Harris (Calif.) and Cory Booker (N.J.), and Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas) and John Lewis (Ga.) was "riddled with factual inaccuracies and deliberately attempts to undermine the nationwide prison reform effort."

The Democrats on Thursday called the legislation a step backwards, saying dire staffing and funding shortages make implementation untenable. They also argued the bill will preclude some inmates from participating in the very recidivism reduction programming it aims to incentivize.

In a seven-page "Dear Colleague" letter of his own, Jeffries called that claim unequivocally false.

Read more: http://thehill.com/regulation/legislation/388394-dem-lawmaker-spars-with-own-party-over-prison-reform?amp&__twitter_impression=true

Cohen lawyers seek to block Stormy Daniels' attorney from case

Source: The HILL

Attorneys for Michael Cohen are asking a federal judge to block adult film star Stormy Daniels's attorney Michael Avenatti from a case involving an FBI raid of Cohen's home and office last month.

In court papers filed on Friday, Cohen's attorneys accused Michael Avenatti of creating a "carnival atmosphere" in legal proceedings involving Cohen, pointing to his numerous television appearances in recent months.

"Mr. Avenatti's deliberate public dissemination of confidential nonpublic information speaks to his character and lack of fitness to appear before this Court - as well as his craving to create a 'carnival atmosphere,'" the filing reads.

"Mr. Avenatti has appeared on national television and made statements regarding Mr. Cohen 147 times over the past ten weeks, and many of these statements concerned nonpublic information and misrepresentations regarding Mr. Cohen," it continues.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/news/388418-cohen-lawyers-seek-to-block-stormy-daniels-attorney-from-case?amp&__twitter_impression=true

Officials identify suspect in shooting that killed 10 at Texas' Santa Fe High School

Source: CNN

(CNN) Ten people were killed and 10 others were injured in a shooting Friday morning at a high school in the southeastern Texas city of Santa Fe, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed.

Authorities have said two people have been detained in the shooting at Santa Fe High School. The Galveston County Sheriff's Office identified the shooter as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who is 17.

This is the 22nd US school shooting since the beginning of the year, and the third instance in eight days in which a gunman was on a school campus.

Read more: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/05/18/us/texas-school-shooting/index.html


Starbucks - More Racism Allegations - Latino Customer Receives Cup With 'Beaner' On The Lab

LA CAÑADA (CBSLA) — Nearly two weeks ahead of their day of nationwide racial bias training, coffee chain Starbucks is facing new accusations of racism after a Latino customer discovered a racial slur written on his coffee order.

A Latino man named Peter received a cold coffee drink labeled “BEANER.”


SINN sits in Q&A Greg Palast & Lee Camp

Tonight, Social Internet News Network (SINN on Twitter) somewhere near Hollywood, sat with a small gathering of concerned people to meet with investigative journalist Greg Palast and comedian activist Lee Camp; which were there to raise funds for Los Angeles Radio station KPFK.

Topics of discussion included vote blocking, oligarch Ross, Donald Trump love affair with the swamp and perils off big Gov squahing activist media.

As usual, untold thousands were in worldwide attendance via Greg Palast's Facebook program; and Greg's better half had to crawl on the floor to get the best film shots.

We applaud and greatly wish to encourage their good works.


Video of 2 Rochestor Police - ?Fighting?


Senate Dem: Trump could still be indicted

Source: The HILL

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said late Wednesday that President Trump could still be indicted in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, despite claims by Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani.

"The president is not above the law, and an indictment - if that's the course that Robert Mueller chooses to go - I believe would be upheld by the courts," Blumenthal told CNN.

Giuliani said earlier Wednesday that Mueller's team has told Trump that it can't indict a sitting president.

"They can't indict. At least they acknowledged that to us after some battling. They acknowledged that to us," Giuliani said.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/news/388095-blumenthal-trump-could-still-be-indicted?amp&__twitter_impression=true

Republican Pledge of Allegiance, to Corruption

Somewhere, there must be a Skull & Crossbones type GOP pledge - that goes something like this;

We, the despotic, pledge allegiance, to the flag, of the Almighty dollar $$$ - and to no replublic or democracy, which may never stand - between us fat cats and our get rich quick, NWO, scheming ways.

There can be no nation, Constitution, or any laws, known or unknown, which may stand, in our way, to ownership of our own private island.

We solemnly swear to always be engaging in tyranny, oppression, cronyism, corruption and cover-ups, till the death of any whistleblower whose truths & revelations may impart.

Our faith in any g0d justifies our "right makes might" white male dominate world.

While we are above the law for any sexually deviance, and always allowed to be bi, gay, or abort away - such will never infringe upon our oligarch g0d given right to make our constituency be oppressed and depressed - while we deprive the earth and its people of quiet enjoyment, and obliterate any assurred future; which would infringe upon our oligarch white male right to kill, incarcerate and police state in all ways.

May the future of our superior race, have many more Reagan's, Bushes and Trump's who will lie, cheat, steal and betray to assure our inalienable rights to quash any nay say

Selah, Amen, MAGA, Sig Heil


Michelle Obama on 2016 election: 'What is going on in our heads where we let that happen?'

Source: The HILL

Michelle Obama said Saturday that she is still reflecting on the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, asking how "we let that happen."

The former first lady appeared as the keynote speaker at the United State of Women Summit in Los Angeles, where she spoke about how to reflect on standards for women following Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's failed presidential bid.

"In light of this last election, I'm concerned about us as women and how we think," she said at the event. "What is going on in our heads where we let that happen, you know?"

In the 2016 election, 54 percent of women voted for Clinton, though that figure was sharply divided by race.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/news/386398-michelle-obama-on-2016-election-what-is-going-on-in-our-heads-where-we-let-that?amp&__twitter_impression=true

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