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In North Carolina, voter fraud is THIS Easy

Of all of the undercover investigations I've conducted, this was by far the easiest.

They were willing to pass out fraudulently obtained ballots like it was Halloween candy.

With almost three-quarters-of-a-million inactive voters and no voter ID law in place, we could have turned the election results for most major candidates in the state.

- James O'Keefe, quoted in the Daily Mail
Voter Fraud
© Project Veritas Action
North Carolina is one of 33 states – plus the District of Columbia – where voters can cast ballots long before election day, and one of 19 states where people can vote without showing any documents whatsoever. In 2016, however, an aggressive voter ID law will take effect in the Tarheel State.
James O'Keefe is no stranger to this site. In August, I posted another one of his video stunts in the piece: Video of the Day - Man Easily Crosses U.S.-Mexico Border Dressed as Osama bin Laden, which you should check out if you missed it the first time around.

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The Western supported and funded dumpster-democracy in Ukraine

Dumpster incident Ukraine

Dumpster democracy!
The dumpster-democracy in Ukraine aka Banderastan continues. Despite the fascists and their radical cohorts being "elected" and with only a shadow of an opposition left as they were heavily intimidated beforehand, some of those fascists who in some districts lost to the opposition took to the usual tactics:
Local mob affiliated with oligarch Igor Kolomoisky publicly harass and humiliate member from the team of Alexander Vilkul, MP of the Ukrainian Rada. She is from the "Opposition block", coalition of parties that oppose Euromaidan ideology.

And why you may ask. Well the answer seems to be straight forward as the article explains:
Alexander Vilkul won against Kolomoisky's candidate, so probably that was the reason why Kolomoisky unleashed his "local crew" to take care of the members of "Opposition bloc".
Those pesky opposition people, who dare to raise their voice and Kolomoisky is not happy about losing, just like psychopaths don't like losing. Coincidence?

Anyway Kolomoisky is rather involved in politics in Ukraine and has been in the news lately. Not just because he was the sponsor of the Odessa massacre, but his private army commanders, those of the Dnipro-1 goon battalion (amongst other Kolomoisky funded death squads) have been rather vocal.

Comment: See also:


Pistol

Switzerland shooting leaves three dead near Interlaken

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© Markus Giger
The bodies were discovered in a car park near a train station in Wilderswil
Three bodies have been found in a Swiss car park after a reported shooting

The bodies of three people were discovered in a car park near a train station in the Swiss Alps town of Wilderswill on Monday, police said, with reports saying they had been shot dead.

Police said they had been alerted to the presence of the bodies in the town near the popular tourist destination of Interlaken at 7:00 am (0600 GMT), but gave no further details.

Media reports said they were killed in a shooting incident and that police were carrying out a forensic search of a hotel balcony that overlooks the car park.

Brick Wall

US approved Ferguson no-fly area to keep press out

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© AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
In this Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 file photo, people stand near a cloud of tear gas in Ferguson, Mo. during protests for the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer.
The U.S. government allowed police in Ferguson, Missouri, to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace for nearly two weeks in August for safety reasons, but audio recordings show that local authorities instead wanted to keep news helicopters away during violent street protests.

On Aug. 12, amid demonstrations following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Federal Aviation Administration managers struggled to redefine an earlier flight ban so police helicopters and commercial flights at nearby Lambert-St. Louis International Airport could fly through the area - but not others.

"They finally admitted it really was to keep the media out," said one FAA manager about the St. Louis County Police Department in a series of recorded telephone conversations obtained by The Associated Press. "But they were a little concerned of, obviously, anything else that could be going on."

At another point, a manager at the FAA's Kansas City center said police "did not care if you ran commercial traffic through this TFR (temporary flight restriction) all day long. They didn't want media in there."

Arrow Up

Majority of Scots would now vote 'yes' to independence - poll

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© Reuters / Russell Cheyne
Just six weeks after the referendum in which Scots rejected independence by 55 to 45 percent, a new YouGov poll for the Times has found that 52 percent now back a split from the union, as Labour sees its support in Scotland gradually diminish.

The YouGov poll put support for the union at 48 percent. The figures will give more momentum to the pro-independence Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP), which wants to see another referendum as soon as possible.

Another vote on whether Scotland should remain in the 300-year-old union with England may be triggered in 2017 if the UK votes to leave the EU. The Scottish are much more pro-European than the English, and want to stay in the European Union.

While Scots believe the results of the last referendum have left the country divided, a separate poll for STV found that two-thirds of Scots want another referendum within a decade.

The results of the YouGov poll came out after the Scottish Labour Party suffered a bad week. Johann Lamont, the leader of Scottish Labour, resigned amidst a barrage of criticism of the party's central London HQ and that the Scottish division of the party was merely a "branch office" of London.

The poll showed that just 22 percent of Scots believe the Labour Party represents their interests and a further 65 percent do not believe it does a good job of representing them.

Comment: The Scottish people already did vote "yes"

Evidence the Scottish independence vote was rigged

Scottish independence stolen: Petition demanding referendum be re-held reaches 70,000 signatures in one day

Scottish independence vote was rigged far in advance - City would never have allowed it


Newspaper

Hacking democracy: North Carolina voters report voting machines switching their votes to GOP candidate

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Voter in front of voting machine at polling station
A voter in Guilfrord County, attempting to take advantage of early voting in North Carolina, told the News-Record that the voting machine he used repeatedly switched his vote for a Democrat to a vote for her Republican opponent.

Percy Bostick, 69, of Greensboro said he tried casting a vote for Democrat Kay Hagan - who is locked in a tight battle with her GOP opponent - however the machine, located in the Old Guilford County Courthouse - assigned his vote to Republican Thom Tillis.

"I called one of the poll workers over," Bostick explained. "She said do it again. And again, I touched the screen at the proper place for Kay Hagan, and it again reported it for Thom Tillis."

Comment: For many decades, American democracy has been funded by corporations. It became easy to hack the democratic process with the introduction of electronic voting machines. Voting machine manufacturers have close links with American political parties.




Stormtrooper

Woman sues LAPD for kidnapping and sexually assaulting her

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© Counter Current News
When Kim Nguyen called a cab after a few drinks, she thought she was on the right side of the law. But in spite of her best efforts, the 27-year-old pharmacist explains she was thrown from a police cruiser after Los Angeles police officers kidnapped and sexually assaulted her while she was waiting for that cab.

Part of the assault on Nguyen was captured on camera, as the young woman was filmed tumbling from a moving LAPD cruiser after being handcuffed and kidnapped while waiting for the cab she called.

Nguyen was just trying to get home in the early morning hours of March 17, 2013, but that's not where her story ends. More on the latest developments in a minute. First, let's make sure you understand just how serious her allegations against the LAPD are. Let's start by taking a look at the video below:

Back in 2013, Nguyen explains that officers confronted her along with two male friends outside of a downtown Los Angeles restaurant at 2 am.

The group had been drinking and they knew they shouldn't drive home. They were trying to do the right thing, making sure not to drink and drive.

But while waiting for the cab, officers told the men to leave them with Nguyen or they would be arrested. Once the men left, the rogue cops kidnapped Nguyen and assaulted her.

In the deposition taped last month it is alleged that the officer in the back of the cruiser with Nguyen had grabbed her left inner thigh. She resisted, but he forced her legs apart.

Then the officer grabbed her chest, and when she tried to push away, he grabbed her by the ear. In the struggle to get him off over her, she explains that officer negligence led to her being ejected from the vehicle at high speeds.

As a result of this, Nguyen spent two weeks in the hospital. Injuries sustained included having to have her jaw wired shut. She also lost all of her teeth from the impact on the street which was caught on video, after she was ejected from the cruiser.

Now, Nguyen has filed a lawsuit against the LAPD, alleging that officers failed to secure her with a seatbelt or lock her door properly. This, her attorney says, is what led to her being ejected from the car.

Nguyen's attorney, Arnoldo Casillas was able to obtain surveillance footage of the incident. The video of the incident clearly shows Nguyen sprawled on the ground with her dress removed from the waist down.

Eye 1

Hysterical America: Alabama school system paid former FBI agent $157,000 to spy on black students

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Middle aged man peeping through window blinds
Huntsville City Schools (HCS) paid a former Federal Bureau of Investigations agent $157,000 to direct security last year, but critics contend that the system he implemented is designed to monitor the social media activity of black students, according to AL.com.

Chris McRae, the agent in question, was brought in to oversee the Students Against Fear (SAFe) program, which works by allowing students and teachers to provide anonymous tips to security personnel, who then scour social media sites like Facebook to determine the credibility of the threat.

Over 600 Huntsville City School students had their social media presence monitored last year. Of the students expelled last year for reasons related to social media, 86 percent were African-American. The school system as a whole is 40 percent black - but 78 percent of all students expelled are black.

Comment: Why black kids? Is it not racism to target one section of population for the illegal act of spying, using public tax money?


Eye 1

George Orwell is rolling over - Metropolitan Police uses secret surveillance technology to follow suspects (and innocent folks)

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© RIA Novosti / Alexey Nikolsky
Metropolitan Police uses secret surveillance technology to follow suspects and gather data from their mobile phones, The Times reports. The gathering is done to all active mobiles within a certain range - including those belonging to innocent people.

The technology, called an IMSI catcher, also allows for phone calls to be intercepted and listened to. Text messages and emails can also be collected and read. Additionally, it can block phone signals in a specific area.

But it's not just the suspect's phone which is taken under control by the technology; all active mobile phones in the area are. Sources in the Metropolitan Police told The Times that the data of innocent people may also be stored in archives.

Airplane

High strangeness is in the air: German minister's plane disappears from radar 'for hours', causes stir

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© AFP Photo / Aris Messinis
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steimeier
Frank-Walter Steinmeier's plane, the German foreign affairs minister, reportedly disappeared for several hours from radar screens on Saturday as he was travelling in Asia, sending diplomats and government officials scrambling in alarm.

The minister was on his way from Seoul, South Korea, to Jakarta, Indonesia, when the incident happened, die Bild-Zeitung reported.

The airbus A 340, "Theodor Heuss", took off from Seoul at 3pm on Saturday and was due to land in Jakarta, the next stop in his Asian trip, after seven hours. Steinmeier was accompanied by actress Natalia Wörner, who was preparing for her role in the German TV series, "The Diplomat".

Comment: Just what exactly is going on with all the recent air-travel related weirdness? Take a look at the following articles as an example: Care to speculate about possible reasons?