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Detainee sat in human waste for 18 days in private prison transport van – report

RT | April 25, 2018

A detainee was forced to endure an almost three-week journey between Virginia and Texas in a privately-owned prisoner transport van. A lawsuit alleges he was denied medication, inadequately fed, and forced to sit in human waste.

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United States

An Essay on the Second Amendment: Part Three- Rights Remain as Times Change

How often do audiences hear that “the Second Amendment was only meant for muskets” from journalists and gun control advocates?

It seems it would make sense if the audience ignores two factors: the Founding Fathers had seen that technology continually change, and that advanced weaponry besides muskets had already been invented. 1,056 more words

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Constitutional Insurgent reblogged this and commented:

The Salient conclusion of this piece speaks volumes....."As time passes by, our rights remain intact. We have seen innovation, invention, and betterment of life due to technological advancements. Even so, the gun community is told that the technology is too dangerous to handle. Imagine the insanity if someone said that the right to free speech does not apply to social media. Millions of people would be up in arms, and for good reason. Just because humanity gains technological strides does not mean that our rights do not keep up with us."

Kanye West Responds To Claims He's No Longer Working With Manager Scooter Braun

Kanye West took to Twitter Wednesday to confirm that he and manager Scooter Braun had parted ways, with him insisting, “I’m nobody’s client.”

West, who proceeded to go on a rant about how successful Yeezy has been, posted: “I no longer have a manager. 396 more words

Music

"Everyone Was Afraid to Be Branded as a Racist," Interview with Mona Walter, by Natalia Osten-Sacken

An interesting interview with a woman who emigrated from Somalia to Sweden, renounced Islam and became Christian. From Natalia Osten-Sacken at gatestoneintstitute.org:

  • “If I speak about Islam, they interpret it as hating Muslims.
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Governments

Corbyn set for showdown with Jewish groups that led protests against him

© Stephen Chung / Global Look Press
RT | April 24, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn is set to face-off with Jewish leaders, weeks after they led protests against him, accusing him of failing to act against anti-Semitism and allowing pockets of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

Democrats Extol the FBI and National Security State

By BARRY SHEPPARD

The most effective way to counter Donald Trump’s reactionary policies is through mass action. The Democratic Party hopes to steer movements and individuals opposed to Trump into support of its candidates. 1,893 more words

Civil Liberties