Information on a US surveillance program targeting persons not known to be terrorists has been leaked (archived). The progam dubbed "Quiet Skies" involves the assignment of air marshall details to follow travelers who meet the following criteria:
- Not under investigation by any agency
- Not in the terrorist screening database
Selected targets are then followed by a team of armed plainclothes air marshalls for the duration of their US air travel. In their report on the program, the Boston Globe estimated the program manages to handle 35 targets daily.
One chicken is dead and the rest are in quarantine after a herpes outbreak at the Clark County fair. Because of the quarantine, no birds from the Clark County fair will be able to make it to the Ohio state fair.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed has expressed shock at the amount of human feces on the city's sidewalks during her first interview since taking office (archived, archived). Her proposed solution is pressuring non-profits organizations enabling the city's homeless population to educate their charges about hygiene and "cleaning up after themselves".
The US Department of "Justice" has charged a Chinese man, Micheal Yin of Beijing, with 14 felony charges of securities fraud in the Southern District of New York. Yin is alleged to have traded shares of Lattice Semiconductor using non-public information. A second man, Benjamin Chow who worked for a private equity firm in Palo Alto is alleged to be the source of the information following Chow's own guilty plea. The full text is below: Continue reading
The California Supreme Court has blocked a ballot initiative which would split California into three (archived). The members of the court decided that letting their democracy work would be more harmful than denying California the vote.
The US department of "Justice" has arrested a 29 year old firearms enthusiast and gun rights activist for alleged violations of the 1938 "Foreign Agents Registration Act" because she happens to be from Russia (archived, archived). There have been no successful prosecutions under the act since its scope was narrowed in 1966 and narrowed further in 1995. This chosen prosecution is curious because many foreign nationals unregistered as "foreign agents" are inside the US working in media, attending protests, and engaging in other political activity while not being prosecuted despite having interacted with government officials from back home at some point in time.
All of this ongoing anti-Russian agitation advanced by US law enforcement and their loyal pantsuit media, to defend the fiction that Hillary Clinton could have ever won the US Presidency, continues the increase the divide between the portion of the US government installed according to the Constitution and the portion that imagines they enjoy life tenures working in the civil service. Full text of the indictment is below: Continue reading
In anticipation of today's summit between US President Donald Trump and Russia leader Vladimir Putin, "Special" Counsel Robert Mueller and the US Department of "Justice" handed down 22 in absentia indictments to Russian nationals. Despite Mueller's activist fanfiction writing, Trump and Putin did indeed meet in Helsinki and announced plans for greater cooperation in a joint press conference following their summit.
The full text of Robert Muller's court approved fanfiction is below: Continue reading
Fifty year old Theresa Lynn Tetley, who did business on LocalBitcoins as "Bitcoin Maven", was sentenced to 366 days in prison and ordered to forfeit 40 Bitcoins, 292,264.00 USD in cash, and 25 gold bars after pleaing guilty to single counts of operating an unlicensed money transmitting business and money laundering (archived). The Bitcoin matron unknowingly began doing business with an undercover DEA agent in 2016 and according to the plea knowingly agreed to trade on entrapping terms insisted on by the DEA agent. Guilty pleas remain harmful to your future as they always were.
Reports are emerging that Facebook has been censoring the US Declaration of Independence as hate speech in the the wake of that platform's users posting the document to celebrate the colonies' day of independence (archived).
The US FBI is heralding their arrest of an Ohio man after fraudulently recruiting the man to do advanced reconnasaince that the agency promised would be useful for a later terrorist plot (archived). The FBI provided Demetrius Pitts with a bus pass, cell phone, and instructions to take photos of potential targets in Cleveland for the FBI's bombing plot before charging Pitts with a single count of providing material support to terrorists.