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Elder abuse and murder charges filed after video shows nursing home staff laughing at dying WWII veteran

nurse Wanda Nuckles veteran James Dempsey
© YouTube screenshot
Former licensed nurse Wanda Nuckles (inset) watches hidden video camera footage that shows dying World War II veteran James Dempsey gasping for air and calling out for help as the nursing staff allegedly failed to provide appropriate life-saving measures.
Three Georgia nursing home employees who allegedly laughed at a dying World War II veteran and ignored his pleas for help have been indicted on charges related to elder abuse, WXIA-TV reported. One of them was charged with murder.

What are the specific charges?

Loyce Pickquet Agyeman, Wanda Nuckles, and Mable Turman were each indicted for elder abuse, according to WXIA-TV.

James Dempsey, 89, a decorated World War II veteran, died under their care four years ago at the Northeast Atlanta Rehabilitation Center, according to the DeKalb County District Attorney's Office.

Agyeman, a former licensed nurse, was charged with murder and neglect to an elder person. Nuckles, also a former licensed nurse, was charged with depriving an elder person of essential services. Turman, a certified nurse assistant, was charged with neglect to an elder person. All three women were charged with concealing a death, WXIA reported.


United States aggression in Syria: A blue print for Imperialism

US American military airplane
Syria's prolonged conflict and misery going into its eighth year is no accident. It is by design. American imperialist design.

First though, we note the increasing reprehensible absurdity in this conflict.

Turkey, which invaded Syria nearly a month ago in violation of Syria's sovereignty, this week accused Damascus of "terrorism" after the Syrian government sent forces to defend the northern area near Afrin under assault from Turkey.

Meanwhile, US forces, again illegally occupying Syria in violation of international law, claim to be fighting terrorist militia. Yet more often than not, the Americans are affording protection to various terrorist groups. Then when Syrian state forces advance to clear the terror groups, the US claims it is acting in "self-defense" by massacring whole units of the Syrian army.

Further absurdity is due to France, which has been bombing Syria illegally along with the US and Britain, warning Iranian militia, who are legally present in Syria owing to Damascus' approval, that they have to withdraw from the country.

As if the situation couldn't get any more bizarre, Israel has carried out more than 100 air strikes on Syria, claiming that the aggression are "acts of self-defense".

Comment: Dr Bashar al-Jafaari, Syrian envoy to the UN:
When concluding his remarks, Al-Jaafari stated,
"History will show that we and our allies fought a war on behalf of the whole world".
He then turned to his antagonists in the room and remarked on their hypocrisy before quoting Dostoevsky, saying,
"Rest assured, hell is big enough for all. It doesn't deserve this fierce competition over who will be the worst".

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The rich, white men institutionalizing transgender ideology

human rights shop

Exceedingly rich, white men (and women) who invest in biomedical companies are funding myriad transgender organizations whose agenda will make them gobs of money
As an environmental activist who was deplatformed from a speaking venue by transactivists, in 2013 I developed curiosity about the power of this group to force this development. A year later, when Time magazine announced a transgender tipping point on its cover, I had already begun to examine the money behind the transgender project.

I have watched as all-women's safe spaces, universities, and sports opened their doors to any man who chose to identify as a woman. Whereas men who identify as transwomen are at the forefront of this project, women who identify as transmen seem silent and invisible. I was astonished that such a huge cultural change as the opening of sex-protected spaces was happening at such a meteoric pace and without consideration for women and girls' safety, deliberation, or public debate.

Concurrent with these rapid changes, I witnessed an overhaul in the English language with new pronouns and a near-tyrannical assault on those who did not use them. Laws mandating new speech were passed. Laws overriding biological sex with the amorphous concept of gender identity are being instituted now. People who speak openly about these changes can find themselves, their families, and their livelihoods threatened.

Comment: See Also:


Russian couple fake their own assassination to snare son who tried to hire a hitman to kill them

Russian man arrested
© Interior Ministry; EAST2WEST NEWS
The moment cops pounce and arrest the man behind the hitman plot

The 22-year-old man was tricked by Russian cops into believing the killer had assassinated his wealthy parents and ten-year-old sister so he could immediately claim his inheritance

A wealthy couple faked their own assassination to snare their evil son who had tried to pay a hitman to bump them off.

The 22-year-old man had asked undercover cops posing as hitmen to kill his parents and ten-year-old sister to get his inheritance. His parents then completed the sting by posing for photos that appeared to show the hit had been carried out.

Comment: Rather clever of the Russian police!

See also:

Star of David

Amnesty International's annual report: Israel carried out extrajudicial executions, tortured children

Israeli soldiers dead Palestinian
Israeli authorities and armed forces carried out extrajudicial executions, tortured Palestinian prisoners and targeted human rights defenders, Amnesty International's new annual report says.

2017 "marked the 50th anniversary of Israel's occupation of the [occupied] Palestinian Territories" (OPT), Amnesty noted, "and the 10th anniversary of its illegal blockade of the Gaza Strip."

"Israeli authorities intensified the expansion of settlements and related infrastructure across the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and carried out a large number of demolitions of Palestinian property, forcibly evicting more than 660 people," the report states.

"Many of these demolitions were in Bedouin and herding communities that the Israeli authorities planned to forcibly transfer."

Meanwhile, Amnesty also slammed "Israel's air, land and sea blockade of the Gaza Strip", which it says is "collectively punishing Gaza's entire population of approximately 2 million inhabitants".

Comment: Here are some more examples of what the terrorist, coward, rogue state Israel does to children:


Second Florida survivor alleges CNN scripted narrative to push gun control

CNN lies school shooting scripted
In their alleged attempt to control the narrative on the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida last week, CNN has been accused of scripting the very testimonies from survivors to propagate their agenda. While CNN denied doing this to Colton Haab yesterday, as TFTP reported, another survivor has come forward with similar claims.

Andrew Klein's daughter survived last week's deadly school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School. Klein came forward Thursday accusing CNN of attempting to control the narrative in favor of gun control instead of an open uncensored town hall on how such tragedies could be prevented in the future.

Klein said a CNN producer told him the day after the shooting the network some have called the "Clinton News Network" of looking for only one type of person to speak out against guns. Klein told FNC's Laura Ingraham the network was looking for survivors and their families who would, "espouse a certain narrative which was taking the tragedy and turning it into a policy debate."

Comment: CNN is not news. It's an agenda-pushing propaganda factory. See:

Black Cat

As Dutch Elections Approach, Muslim Think Tank Launches Anti-Freedom of Speech Tool

Dutch Council elections in Turkish

Dutch tolerance: local council election advertisement of Christian Democrats (CDA) political party in the Turkish language
With local Dutch council elections coming up in The Netherlands next month, the extreme left is ramping up their propaganda war against the right. The mainstream media has been making their job so much easier with articles quoting the anti-fascist, anti-Assad and anti-Russia Kafka group, which claims to do research into the far right movement, and by giving the International Socialists the opportunity to proclaim how the bloody Russian October Revolution of 1917 is still a 'source of inspiration' to them.

While mainstream politicians are busy making fools of themselves with their anti-Russia propaganda, a new Dutch political party Forum voor Democratie (FvD) that campaigns for reduced immigration and good relations with Russia, is gaining popularity. Unsurprisingly, the leftist Dutch establishment is doing their level best to besmirch the new party's leaders, hoping they can stop the momentum that seems to be building in The Netherlands. In doing so however, they are creating a dangerous political climate for politicians who don't toe the anti-Russia establishment line.

Light Saber

Florida school shooting survivor walks out on CNN town hall after refusing to ask 'scripted' question - Update

Colton Haab florida school shooting
© Colton Haab/Facebook
Colton Haab, a student who survived last week's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, refused to participate in a CNN Town Hall on Wednesday night after he was told to ask a "scripted" question.

Haab, a junior at the high school, told Fort Lauderdale ABC affiliate WPLG that CNN invited him to speak at the televised town hall in nearby Sunrise, Florida, and that he and his parents had dressed up for the occasion.

But CNN then told Haab he would have to read a question that CNN had prepared for him:

Comment: CNN's attempts at spin are getting more and more blatant.

Update: CNN in a panic
CNN issued a statement Thursday morning denying that it had asked a shooting survivor to ask a "scripted question" at the CNN Town Hall on guns on Wednesday evening in Sunrise, Florida.

On Wednesday evening, junior Colton Haab, a survivor of last week's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, told local Fort Lauderdale ABC affiliate WPLG that CNN had invited him to appear at the town hall, but he had withdrawn after being asked to recite a "scripted" question.

On Thursday morning, CNN public relations issued a statement denying that anyone had been given a "scripted" question, and inviting Colton Haab to appear on air:
There is absolutely no truth to this. CNN did not provide or script questions for anyone in last night's town hall, nor have we ever.

After seeing an interview with Colton Haab, we invited him to participate in our town hall along with other students and administrators from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Colton's father withdrew his name from participation before the forum began, which we regretted but respected. We welcome Colton to join us on CNN today to discuss his views on school safety.
The CNN Town Hall was stacked heavily in favor of gun control, and speakers were carefully selected. CNN chose, for example, to highlight Emma Gonzalez, a student who has spoken at rallies since the shooting and who has blasted President Donald Trump. Gonzalez was seen clutching a piece of paper as she asked a question of National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch.

Gonzalez attacked Loesch as a mother, telling her, "We will support your two children in a way that you will not."
February 23 Update:

Colton Haab was interviewed on the Tucker Carlson Tonight show adding that he believed the the town hall was also scripted.
Haab said watched some of the CNN town hall but turned it off because he "knew" it was going to be "scripted."

"I watched a little bit of it. I kind of felt like I didn't really need to because I knew as soon as what had happened with me that it was going to be more scripted and wasn't actually going to be actual questions. Then I didn't feel the need to fully watch it," he told Carlson.

"So if CNN was willing to re-word your question, put their own words in your mouth, and as you said you didn't want to go along with that, do you think they did that to other people last night?" Carlson asked.

"Absolutely, from what I did see, I seen a couple people that had asked questions before I did leave my house. And it was a little piece of paper cut out. And I know for a fact that nobody cut their own paper out and wrote their own question. Especially when they were all based off the same topic. So, to me, it from right there it showed this isn't correct. Why do they all have the same size piece of paper with a short little question on it? So, to me it was a total waste of my time, honestly," Haab said.

Tim Pool points out in this short video that CNN, in their statement denying providing scripted questions to town hall participants, are lying by claiming they have never provided scripted questions. He points out that in information leaked about Donna Brazile's firing from CNN exposed the network of having provided scripted questions to the Clinton campaign. This makes Colton Haab's position even more likely to be true and, at the very least, exposes CNN as liars.


Twelve indicted in alleged pill mill at HOPE Clinic locations

HOPE Clinic
© CHRIS DORST | Gazette-Mail
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of W.Va. Mike Stuart announces indictments Tuesday against several people accused of running a “pill mill.”
After a four-year investigation, 12 people involved in a pain clinic in Southern West Virginia were indicted for their roles in an alleged "pill mill," U.S. Attorney Michael Stuart announced Tuesday.

The owners, managers and physicians of HOPE Clinic were among those who were charged in the 69-count indictment that was unsealed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, in Beckley.

HOPE Clinic operated as a pain management clinic in Charleston, Beckley and Beaver, West Virginia, and in Wytheville, Virginia. The indictment alleges that those involved distributed oxycodone and other Schedule II controlled substances outside of their legitimate and intended medical purposes between November 2010 and June 2015.

"Homegrown drug dealers behind the veil of a doctor's lab coat, a medical degree and prescription pad are every bit as bad as a drug dealer or heroin trafficker from Detroit or elsewhere," Stuart said.


Real life 'Westworld' to feature soon in Texas

© HBO/Fair Use
"These violent delights have violent ends."

The phrase is borrowed from William Shakespeare and echoes throughout the HBO series Westworld, but hopefully it's not one you'll see on the front gate of the real-life park that, according to Entertainment Weekly, HBO building in Austin, Texas, for this year's South By Southwest (SXSW) festival.

HBO is reconstructing the town of Sweetwater on two acres of rented land as a "Live Without Limits Weekend" experience for festival-goers who want to visit and be a part of Westworld (presumably without the racier themes and activities shown in the series). Between March 9-11, visitors who pre-register for the experience will be picked up by a Delos Shuttle in Austin and transported into the theme park, where they will then be put into groups and given the opportunity to interact with hosts, see the Coronado Hotel and Mariposa Saloon, and sample park-appropriate fare.