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  • Penn. Perp Sustains MINUTES of Tasering & Full Mag Dumps, DRIVES OFF..?

    08/19/2018 12:01:17 PM PDT · by gaijin · 28 replies
    Nov. 17 Northampton, Penn. Pennsylvannia State Troopers pull over an urban suspect for suspicion of DUI, get into a massive brawl. Apparently the man is a paranoid schizophrenic. The perp seems to take over A FULL MINUTE of non-stop tasering, impeded from fighting only at first. Both cops seem to perform a full mag dump on the guy. HE DRIVES AWAY...! (full video of the brawl and gunfight at above source link) ...???
  • 50 Tons of Meth Found in Underground Mexican Drug Lab

    08/19/2018 9:48:43 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 44 replies
    westernjournal.com ^ | AUGUST 18, 2018 | BY BRYAN CHAI
    In a scene that could be straight out of hit television series “Breaking Bad,” Mexican marines found a huge underground methamphetamine lab on Friday, according to Reuters. The lab was found in the mountains outside the capital of Sinaloa state. If the Sinaloa drug cartel rings a bell, that’s because it was infamously run by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman for years. Guzman is currently facing trial in the United States. What makes the discovery both remarkable and terrifying is the fact that Mexican officials found 50 tons of meth in the lab. The drugs were reportedly incinerated on site, due...
  • To reduce urban violence, let's consider the real causes — not guns, police or 'low' taxes

    08/18/2018 9:25:19 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08 18 2018 | CHRIS TALGO,
    To solve a problem, one must first diagnose its cause. This rings true in all walks of life. Yet this fundamental principle seems to be ignored when the problems of inner-city crime and poverty are considered. For decades, urban areas have been rife with pain and suffering due to violence. Chicago, Illinois is a prime example of this modern American tragedy. The city’s murder rate is among the highest in the nation. Shootings, drug-dealing, car-jacking, gang activity, and other categories of crime are at epidemic levels. Almost the entire conversation about criminal activity and violence in the city, as well...
  • Even Rolling Stone Is Skeptical of Liberal Tom Arnold

    08/13/2018 7:44:19 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 6 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | August 13, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    When even Rolling Stone thinks you are doing too many drugs that means you are probably named Tom Arnold. When not noting Arnold's drug intake, Rolling Stone writer Brian Hiatt in his August 12 profile expressed skepticism of his credibility, especially in regards to the Trump tapes that he is supposedly hunting down but which never seem to materialize.  Hiatt cast aspersions upon Arnold's confused veracity right from the first paragraph of "Who’s Afraid of Tom Arnold?"
  • After Triple Homicide, How Safe Do Commuters Feel at Nearby RTD Station? ( Denver )

    08/12/2018 6:10:27 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Westworld ^ | August 10, 2018 | Chris Walker
    On August 9, Denver experienced its first triple homicide since the summer of 2016, when a drug deal went bad in Park Hill. On Thursday, three bodies were discovered near the RTD light-rail station on South Broadway near the I-25 overpass. And according to the Denver Police Department, there's an added dimension to these latest murders: The three victims were all homeless. The DPD has yet to announce the names of the three victims, their causes of death or any suspects in the crime. But the gravity of the murders and the fact that the victims were homeless has many...
  • Authorities say they've busted large Mexico-to-US drug ring

    08/09/2018 10:26:02 AM PDT · by bitt · 17 replies
    columbiamissourian.com ^ | 8/8/2018 | MICHAEL BALSAMO
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly two dozen people were arrested Wednesday and charged with using small aircraft to smuggle heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine over the U.S. border at the behest of one of Mexico's most notorious drug cartels, authorities said. The arrests of 22 suspects come on the heels of a nearly three-year investigation into three drug trafficking organizations that authorities say were working on behalf of the Sinaloa cartel. The groups, which received the drugs from the cartel in northern Mexico, would then stash them in soup cans, inside hidden compartments in cars and used small aircraft — though...
  • 'White Boy Rick's' long history of fighting for release from prison (Detroit Mayor Corruption?)

    08/08/2018 2:32:02 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 6 replies
    Click On Detroit ^ | July 13, 2017 | Derick Hutchinson
    DETROIT - "White Boy" Rick Wershe is less than 24 hours away from his best chance at release during a prison sentence of more than 29 years. On Friday, the Michigan parole board will vote on whether or not to release Wershe, who is the longest serving nonviolent juvenile offender in the state's history. On June 8, Wershe went through an intense four-hour parole hearing in Jackson, Michigan, with two members of the parole board and Assistant Attorney General Scott Rothermel. ...The information provided by Wershe led to the arrests of family and friends of Coleman Young, including his favorite...
  • PD: Florida woman high on meth ran around naked in park because she believed giant spider was on her

    08/07/2018 4:41:37 PM PDT · by McGruff · 68 replies
    ABC News ^ | Aug 7, 2018 | Mary Stringini
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Florida woman was arrested on Sunday after police say she stripped naked and ran around at a public park because she believed a giant spider was on her and she had to get away from it. According to an arrest report, Teeples was "acting erratically and rubbing her hair and breasts while screaming and running between two trees." Post Miranda, police say that Teeples admitted to recently using drugs such as crack cocaine, spice and crystal meth. She also said that she believed a giant spider was on her and she had to get away...
  • Philippine President Duterte asks God: Let Extra-Judicial Killing victims go to heaven

    08/04/2018 7:52:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Rappler ^ | 08/04/2018 | Pia Ranada
    MANILA, Philippines – As he opened Mindanao's largest drug rehabilitation center, President Rodrigo Duterte said he has asked God to make sure victims of extrajudicial killings (EJKs) go to heaven. "You enjoy your human rights there in heaven kasi (because) God promised you that victims of EJKs go to heaven. 'Yan ang sabi ko sa Diyos (that's what I told God)," he said on Friday, August 3. He was giving a speech after unveiling the marker for the P500-million Northern Mindanao Wellness and Reintegration Center donated by a group of Chinese businessmen. The center is touted as proof that his...
  • Donald Trump trade war SUCCESS as Germany CAVES IN over drug costs

    07/30/2018 9:52:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Express ^ | July 30, 2018 | Carly Read and Monika Pallenberg
    President Trump blasted the cost of medication in the US as part of his ongoing trade war, promoting German drug firms to make concessions and abandon price increases across America. A spokesman for Darmstadt-based pharmaceutical and chemical group Merck said: “We are currently planning no price increases in the US for the rest of the year 2018. They insisted their choice to cap medication prices in the US was one made “independently”. Pharmaceutical giant Bayer has followed Merek’s lead by signing an agreement to not increase prices for any prescription drugs till the end of 2018. According to German newspaper...
  • Coke, Meth And Booze: The Flip Side Of The Permian Oil Boom

    07/30/2018 7:36:30 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 21 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 07-30-2018 | Para
    The fastest-growing oil region in the U.S. is fueling not only the second American shale revolution—it’s fueling a subculture of drug and alcohol abuse among oil field workers. Drugs are easily accessible in the Permian, which is close to highways and to Mexico. For oil field workers making six-figure salaries, money is not a problem to buy all kinds of illegal substances to shoot, snort and swallow to get through 24-hour-plus shifts
  • Licentious Amsterdam a 'Lawless Jungle': Police have given up trying to keep order after dark.

    07/28/2018 7:10:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/28/2018 | Rick Moran
    In the 1970s, Amsterdam was a destination for hippies and wannabe hippies from around the world. Easy drugs, easy girls, easy just about anything your heart desired. Any form of sin was available for a price and sometimes for free.But such licentiousness comes with a cost. Today, Amsterdam's ombudsman is referring to the city as an "lawless jungle" where the police have given up trying to keep order after dark.AFP: "The city centre becomes an urban jungle at night," Amsterdam's official ombudsman Arre Zuurmond told Dutch daily Trouw, warning of illegal car and bike races zooming through the streets,...
  • Amsterdam 'lawless jungle' at night, ombudsman warns

    07/28/2018 8:46:35 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    AFP ^ | 07/28/18 | Staff
    Tourist hotspot Amsterdam turns into a "lawless jungle" after dark with the police powerless to intervene against crime and violence, the city's ombudsman warned in an interview Saturday. "The city centre becomes an urban jungle at night," Amsterdam's official ombudsman Arre Zuurmond told Dutch daily Trouw, warning of illegal car and bike races zooming through the streets, open drugs sales and general mayhem. "Criminal money flourishes, there is no authority and the police can no longer handle the situation," he warned. Some 18 million tourists flock to Amsterdam every year -- more than the entire population of the Netherlands. ETC...
  • Sombra the drug-sniffing police dog is famous in Colombia. Now, smugglers have put a bounty [tr]

    07/27/2018 7:44:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 27, 2018 | Kyle Swenson
    Like a cocaine-fueled Homeric epic, Colombia’s long tragic battle with the drug cartels has produced countless heroes and villains. But one figure cutting across the country’s current narco battlefield, a name drawing praise and hate alike, is actually a 6-year-old German shepherd you can find trotting through the country’s airports. Sombra — “shadow” in English — is a drug-detection dog with the Colombian National Police. Over the past few years, her radar nose has led to more than 200 arrests and the seizure of at least nine tons of illicit drugs. That success has turned the dog into something of...
  • Has any Freepers used Canadian mail order Pharmacy?

    07/20/2018 4:11:06 PM PDT · by iamright · 38 replies
    self | iamright
    Freepers are the best and know everything! I need some prescription meds that my insurance co. will not pay for. My doctor suggested getting from Mexico or Canada! I searched and found too many Canada Pharmacies on the net, great prices. But I don't know whether to trust any of them. I hate to risk $100+ to find out. Would appreciate any tips if you have ordered RX from Canada.
  • FDA to explore importing drugs from overseas to lower prices

    07/19/2018 8:01:48 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 19, 2018 | Robert King
    The Trump administration wants to explore how to safely import pharmaceuticals from other countries in order to counteract major hikes in the price of drugs. Such a policy would represent a major shift from current procedure. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar requested on Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration establish a working group to examine safe importation. The request is part of a larger effort by the Trump administration to tackle high drug prices, a growing driver of healthcare costs in the U.S. “We have seen a number of both branded and generic examples in recent years...
  • How Trump Can Lower Drug Prices

    07/17/2018 8:16:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/17/2018 | Steve Moore
    One of Donald Trump's more memorable promises on the campaign trail was to lower the cost of prescription drugs. Polls show this issue remains popular with Americans, especially lower-income families, who are worried about high drug prices. Of course, the entire concept of drug prices' being "too high" is subjective. Drugs are too expensive ... compared with what? Certainly not compared with not having the drugs available at all. If you suffer from the intense pain of migraine headaches or have been diagnosed with lung cancer, how much would you pay for a drug to help you? I have friends...
  • How Florida spread oxy across half of America

    07/11/2018 10:41:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Metro West Daily News ^ | July 8, 2018 | Pat Beall, The Palm Beach Post
    Reliably red on the political map, Huntington is a West Virginia town with a 191-year-old university, a storied football team and more than 100 churches. It’s where Will Lockwood graduated from high school. It’s where he enrolled at Marshall University. It’s where he first tried OxyContin. By the time Lockwood entered Marshall as a freshman, Detroit dealers were trickling into Huntington selling OxyContin and pills with OxyContin’s active ingredient, oxycodone. Even though Lockwood could step out his front door and get the drug, Detroit street dealers weren’t the preferred supplier. Florida was. It may be 1,000 miles away, but to...
  • Lawmakers worry about rise in drugged driving

    07/11/2018 8:16:15 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/11/18 | Jasper Goodman
    Lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing Wednesday on the dangers of drug-impaired driving. There is growing concern in Congress over the issue as data from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility finds that accidents from drugged driving have been on the rise over the last 10 years.A recent report showed that 44 percent of fatally injured drivers tested positive for drugs in 2016. That number is up from 2006, when just 28-percent of fatally injured drivers were drug-positive. But lawmakers also pressed for more information about the problem....
  • Doug Ford Is Dead Right, Injection Sites Dead Wrong

    07/09/2018 10:18:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/09/18 | Dr. Gifford Jones
    History shows that more money, more social workers, and injections sites will end in failure Not all the lunatics are in the asylum. Why? Because federal prison officials are providing needles to prisoners so they can inject themselves with illegal drugs. Now, Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, is being criticized for damning the use of injection sites in prison and in Canadian cities. Condoning drug use is the most illogical way to combat North America’s opioid epidemic. But what else would work? The drug problem is like a cancerous growth that kills, not just people. Look at what has happened...