FBI Investigating Mike Adams’ Threats

I keep meaning to write about the appalling post by Mike Adams, the “health ranger,” telling his followers to kill supports of Monsanto and GMOs just like they would have killed the Nazis. He even apparently put up a Monsanto Collaborators site to tell them specifically who to kill, while claiming he wasn’t the one behind it. Now he’s caught the attention of the FBI:
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Paul, Booker Push Criminal Justice Reform

I’ve complained for years that Congress never tries to do anything to fix our unbelievably broken criminal justice system, mostly because there’s no moneyed constituency to pay them to do it. Rand Paul and Corey Booker are teaming up in the Senate with legislation that would at least be a tiny step in the right direction.
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Aramark Should Be Banned From Prisons

There are two forms of prison privatization. One is where the whole prison is run by a prison company, the other is where only certain aspects, like food service, are provided by a private company. Both have terrible consequences ranging from outright injustice to prison riots from terrible food. Michigan is getting fed up with Aramark, the company they hired to provide food service in our state prisons.
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British Judge Excuses Rapist

In an absolutely appalling case in England, a judge gave a convicted rapist a light sentence and said that he didn’t consider him a “classic rapist” because he had merely “lost control of normal restraint” when his drunk victim passed out at his house. It’s hard to not become enraged while reading this:
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Obama’s Terrible 4th Amendment Record

One could be forgiven for thinking, in 2008, that President Obama would be a marked improvement over President Bush when it comes to the privacy rights in the 4th Amendment. But one would be wrong. He may, in fact, be worse. He’s certainly been no better. A perfect example is the recent Supreme Court ruling on cell phone searches, in which his administration was on the losing end of a 9-0 decision.
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Arpaio Clone in GA Resigns After Racist Text Messages

The police chief of Grantville, Georgia has made no secret of his admiration for fascist Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, even sending some of his officers to Maricopa County, AZ to learn from the Jedi master. That police chief has now resigned after it was revealed that he sent racist text messages to his officers:
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Another Wealthy Heir Gets Away With Molesting Stepdaughter

A few months ago it was revealed that an heir to the DuPont fortune had been convicted of raping his toddler daughter but was given a suspended sentence by the judge because he “will not fare well” in prison. And now we have a similar case, an heir to the Johnson and Johnson fortune getting only 4 months in jail (likely only two) for molesting his 12 year old stepdaughter.
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