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Video finally released - innocent man tackled, tased and cuffed, then vicious cop kicks him in the face

Clinton Alford Jr. 23, was beaten and kicked by LAPD cops while others held him down
Clinton Alford Jr. had done nothing wrong as he was riding his bike one afternoon, when out of the blue he was attacked by a gang of men. When one of the men grabbed his bicycle, Alford became frightened and took off running. These men proceeded to throw Alford to the ground and place him in cuffs. These men were LAPD cops and they incorrectly thought he stole the bike he was riding.

According to Alford, they never identified themselves as police.

However, being assaulted by cops who mistook him for a bike thief was only the beginning. When officer Richard Garcia saw the officers on top of Alford, who was handcuffed, he felt it necessary to run up to the restrained man, kick him in the face, and then punch and elbow him.

For more than two minutes, Garcia would continue his assault on this unarmed and entirely restrained man. He only stopped when four of his fellow officers came over to pick up the battered and handcuffed Alford.

Alford was not the man police were looking for either.

This incident happened in October of 2014 and the video was kept from the public, in spite of it being repeatedly cited by police and prosecutors as the city pressed charged against Garcia for assault.

"I was just praying that they wouldn't kill me. I just closed my eyes and tried to hold on," Alford told the LA Times in 2014.

Heart - Black

Psychopathic mom, 2 others drugged 10-year-old before killing her

© Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal
Michelle Martens, 35, is escorted from police headquarters after being charged in the killing of her 10-year-old daughter Wednesday night.
A 10-year-old Albuquerque girl was brutally slain in her family's Northwest Albuquerque apartment early Wednesday, hours before she was to celebrate her birthday at a party complete with manicures and cake.

Late Wednesday night, Albuquerque police released horrific details of the crime allegedly perpetrated by the girl's mother, her boyfriend and another woman. APD spokesman Tanner Tixier said the trio injected the 10-year-old with methamphetamine "to make her calm down so they could do whatever they want with her."

She was sexually assaulted by her mother's boyfriend and the other woman, and Tixier said the mom showed "no remorse." They then either stabbed or strangled her to death, Tixier said.

Comment: A day doesn't go by without a horrific crime being committed. The brutally violent killing of this poor child is beyond words.

Better Earth

Globalism is a barbaric relic: Voluntary tribalism is the future

I have been writing rather extensively about the ideology of globalism in recent months, primarily because the battle lines between sovereignty and global centralization have never been more defined than they are in 2016. In the past, globalists have often hidden the true motives of their cult; namely the goal of erasing national borders and all remaining vestiges of self governance. Normally, they would only pronounce the great advantages of globalization while dancing around the fact that millions of people will not accept it. Today, however, the globalists have come out in direct confrontation with supporters of sovereignty.

After the Brexit referendum, a new tone appears to have been set. The elites have now entered the mainstream media to state in essence that yes, they are globalists, they want total centralization and they are here to fight a philosophical and/or physical battle with those they call "populists" (also known as conservatives and sovereigns).


Veteran commits suicide outside VA Center in Long Island, NY

A 76-year-old veteran committed suicide on Sunday in the parking lot of the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Long Island, where he had been a patient, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.

Peter A. Kaisen, of Islip, was pronounced dead after he shot himself outside Building 92, the nursing home at the medical center.

The hospital is part of the Veterans Affairs medical system, the nation's largest integrated health care organization, which has been under scrutiny since 2014, when the department confirmed that numerous patients had died awaiting treatment at a V.A. hospital in Phoenix. Officials there had tried to cover up long waiting times for 1,700 veterans seeking medical care. A study released by the Government Accountability Office in April indicated that the system had yet to fix its scheduling problems.

Why Mr. Kaisen decided to end his life was not immediately known, but two people connected to the hospital who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss his death said that he had been frustrated that he was unable to see an emergency-room physician for reasons related to his mental health. "He went to the E.R. and was denied service," one of the people, who currently works at the hospital, said. "And then he went to his car and shot himself."


Syrian army storms al-Nusra Front terrorists in Hama

© AP Photo/ Alexander Kots
In the northern Syrian province of Hama, Syrian Armed Forces and its allied forces started a sudden military army operation against al-Nusra Front militants.

The decision to storm the terrorists was taken by the command of the Armed Forces after successive attacks by al-Nusra Front militants. After delivery of weapons to its ranks, the militant group announced the so-called "Battle of Hama."

The Syrian Army organized a surprise assault on the city of Maan, which is considered to be one of the main strongholds of al-Nusra Front in Hama province.


Federal indictment claims ISIS-supporting teen who killed neighbor planned to kill thousands of Americans in terrorist attack

A Morganton teen, who federal investigators say planned to kill 1,000 Americans at a club or concert, killed and robbed his neighbor to help finance his efforts to support ISIS, according to a federal indictment filed Aug. 16.

Justin Nolan Sullivan, 19, was arrested in June 2015 after he told an undercover FBI agent about plans to kill hundreds of people with assault rifles and homemade silencers, or possibly biological weapons.

The new indictment links Sullivan, who also goes by "The Mujahid," to the death of his neighbor, 74-year-old John Bailey Clark.

Investigators say Sullivan stole his stepfather's gun, broke into Clark's home in December 2014, shot him three times in the head and buried him in a shallow grave.

Investigators said that Sullivan planned to use money he stole from Clark to buy an assault-style rifle for future attacks.


Officials remove water supply of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters as numbers swell

© 350.org
Standing Rock spokesman Steven Sitting Bear said he's received "notifications from tribes all over the country that have caravans in route, so it’s continuing to grow."
Growing in number and spirit, the Standing Rock Sioux protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline is swiftly gaining strength ahead of a federal hearing on the controversial project. Support has spread across the country, and thousands have descended on the peaceful "prayer camps" in recent days, prompting state officials on Monday to remove the demonstrators' drinking water supply.

North Dakota homeland security director Greg Wilz ordered the removal of state-owned trailers and water tanks from the protest encampment, despite the sweltering heat, because of alleged disorderly conduct, according to the Bismarck Tribune, including reports of laser pointers aimed at surveillance aircraft.

"People are getting overheated now already," said Johnelle Leingang, the tribe's emergency response coordinator, as temperatures hovered around 90º F on Monday. "It's very hurtful."

Tribal activists say the state's response, which includes surveillance, road blockades with military checkpoints, and a state of emergency declaration, has been overly aggressive and manipulative.

"It is deeply ironic that the Governor would release emergency funds under the guise of public health and safety, but then remove the infrastructure that helps ensure health and safety in the camp," said Tara Houska, national campaigns director for Honor the Earth.


Snakes in Suits

Investigative report finds Tesla Motors used foreign laborers in government-subsidized California plant

© Justin Sullivan / Getty
Elon Musx in Tesla X
First Digital's Bay Area News Group investigative reporters have accused Tesla Motors of employing foreign contract laborers at $5-per-hour, 10 hours a day, six days a week to expand its government-subsidized California auto plant.

In 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy in loaned Tesla Motors $465 million to open a plant for its all-electric Model S vehicle. Despite the $1 billion traditional automakers were paying to build and equip new auto plants, Tesla acquired the bankrupt General Motors "New United Motor Manufacturing Inc." plant in Fremont California for $42 million.

In 2010, the company received another $20 million worth of saleable California corporate income tax credits to acquire the plant's factory presses and other machinery for $17 million, and buy other equipment at a "fraction" of the original cost.

Although Tesla Motors has been unprofitable since opening the Fremont plant, it has collected $517 million selling government-mandated environmental credits to competing automakers and others. The cash has been used to fund operating losses, build out sales distribution, and add to the manufacturing facility.


Bankrupt businessman with 'explosive device' takes hostages at Moscow branch of Citibank

© Valeriy Melnikov / Sputnik
Police officers cordon off the territory near a Citibank office on Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street in central Moscow, where a man took hostages and threatens to blow up the building.
A man has taken several people hostage at a bank in downtown Moscow, local media report, citing security officials. Police are in talks with the hostage-taker, who reportedly has an explosive device.

The incident is taking place at a Citibank office on Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street, according to TASS.

Three of the bank's staff members and one customer are inside the building, where the man is threatening to blow himself up, TASS reports, citing the Interior Ministry.

According to some media reports, the man first took seven people hostage but then let three women go, one after another.


French burkini ban condemned by British Jews

© @desii_me_rollin / Instagram
Britain's preeminent Jewish group has condemned French police for forcing Muslim women to remove a full-body bathing suit known as a burkini in accordance with municipal laws.

The Board of Deputies of British Jews said it was "very concerned" by reports of police harassment of Muslim women in several French cities.

Photos of armed French police standing over a middle-aged Muslim woman as she is forced to remove a burkini on a beach have caused outrage online, with some comparing the action to so-called "morality police" in Islamic countries that maintain Sharia law.

A spokesman for the Board of Deputies said: "We were very concerned to see the scenes on a French beach yesterday during which a Muslim woman was confronted by police about her modest style of dress."