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Hemp is now legal! Here are 8 inspiri...

By Johnny Greenon Dec 21, 2018 Hemp has finally been removed from the list of U.S. Controlled Substances. Hemp has...

Hemp is now legal! Here are 8 inspiring benefits
posted on: Dec 27, 2018 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

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Black Missouri Drivers Still Stopped More Often Than Whites
posted on: Aug 6, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

New Information About Jeffrey Epstein...

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New Information About Jeffrey Epstein’s Pedophile Island
posted on: Jul 14, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Where are they now? The biggest playe...

A look at Jeffrey Epstein’s inner circle, plus the lawyers and police involved in his case, including Alexander...

Where are they now? The biggest players in the Jeffrey Epstein case
posted on: Jul 10, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo
Prescription Drug Addiction is Overwhelming Rural Jails

Prescription Drug Addiction is Overwhelming R...

posted on: Jul 2, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

What’s driving the rural jail crisis? In Washburn County, in northwestern Wisconsin (population 15,911), a local news outlet took a close look at...

Juvenile Confinement with No Cages

Juvenile Confinement with No Cages

posted on: Jun 12, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

For the Children’s Home of Jefferson County, on New York’s mostly rural northern border with Canada, creating a rehabilitation program under the new...

Iraq Stands by Iran Against US Sanctions

Iraq Stands by Iran Against US Sanctions

posted on: May 27, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

May 26, 2019 Middle East Monitor Iraq stands by Iran against US sanctions, Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Alhakim said Sunday. Alhakim held talks in...

NATIVE TRIBES TAKE THE LEAD ON MMIW BILLBOARD CAMPAIGN IN OKLAHOMA TO SUPPORT “NOT INVISIBLE ACT”

NATIVE TRIBES TAKE THE LEAD ON MMIW BILLBOARD...

posted on: May 26, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

BY NATIVE NEWS ONLINE STAFF OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans recently learned that the state ranks tenth in the country for murdered and missing...

Assange Indictment Under Espionage Act First of Its Kind

Assange Indictment Under Espionage Act First ...

posted on: May 23, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

For the first time in US history, a publisher of information has been indicted under the Espionage Act. Hours ago, the DOJ announced they were...

TurboTax Scams Military Members with a “Military Discount” to File Their Taxes

TurboTax Scams Military Members with a “Milit...

posted on: May 23, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, created and promoted a “military discount” that charges service members who are eligible to file for free. by Justin...

California AG Ordered to Release Police Misconduct Files

California AG Ordered to Release Police Misco...

posted on: May 20, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – California’s Justice Department will begin releasing police misconduct records created before Jan. 1, 2019, California Attorney...

Activists Seek to Influence Philly Judgeships in Primary

Activists Seek to Influence Philly Judgeships...

posted on: May 20, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

It used to be unheard of for Philadelphia judges to reject a negotiated sentence in resentencing of prisoners convicted of crimes as juveniles until...

What Happened to the Legal-Pot Drive?

What Happened to the Legal-Pot Drive?

posted on: May 20, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

By TCR Staff  2019 was supposed to be a big year for marijuana legalization, but in many state capitols, efforts have stalled or collapsed as...

Updated: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP and Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP

Updated: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Expa...

posted on: Apr 19, 2019 | author: BlogPost

For Immediate Release April 18, 2019 Contact Consumers  1-800-912-9561 Medinfo.Torrent@apcerls.com Announcement View Product Photos...

Court Upholds California “Sanctuary State” Law

Court Upholds California “Sanctuary Sta...

posted on: Apr 19, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

April 18, 20196:55 PM ET RICHARD GONZALES federal appeals panel has upheld California’s controversial “sanctuary state” law,...

New Congress, Same Old Bribery System

New Congress, Same Old Bribery System

posted on: Jan 27, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Democrats In Key Leadership Appointments Have Taken Millions From Pharma Top House Republican also received more than $1 million from drugmakers...

Racketeering Lawsuit Filed Against Private Probation Company

Racketeering Lawsuit Filed Against Private Pr...

posted on: Jan 24, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Edwards v. Leaders in Community Alternatives Private e-carceration, euphemistically known as “electronic monitoring,” involves a private company...

Non-Profit Groups Targeted in Lois Lerner’s IRS Scandal Receive Settlement Checks

Non-Profit Groups Targeted in Lois Lerner’s I...

posted on: Jan 15, 2019 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

M.D. Kittle / January 11, 2019 Former Internal Revenue Service Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner is sworn in on May 22, 2013, before...

How High Bail Costs Contribute to Systemic Poverty

How High Bail Costs Contribute to Systemic Po...

posted on: Aug 17, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Last month, Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced the Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act to encourage states to reform their...

NYC Prosecutors Pledge to Dismiss 700,000 Minor Warrants

NYC Prosecutors Pledge to Dismiss 700,000 Min...

posted on: Jul 30, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Four of New York City’s district attorneys say they will file motions in coming weeks to toss out 700,000 old warrants issued for low-level offenses...

Bipartisan Bail Reform Bill Introduced in the Senate

Bipartisan Bail Reform Bill Introduced in the...

posted on: Jul 22, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, a California Democrat, has introduced bipartisan legislation to prod states to reform their bail systems, reports the San...

How to Lose Every Argument

How to Lose Every Argument

posted on: Jul 20, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Usually, I’m hesitant to lay ultimatums down saying that one tactic or another will never, ever work. That makes a lot of assumptions that...

Fired Texas Police Officer who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards Indicted on Murder Charge

Fired Texas Police Officer who killed 15-year...

posted on: Jul 18, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The fired Balch Springs cop who fatally shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards was indicted Monday on a murder charge by a Dallas County grand jury....

Massachusetts School Suspends Black Girls With Braids

Massachusetts School Suspends Black Girls Wit...

posted on: Jul 8, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Two black female students attending a charter school in Massachusetts were recently kicked off their sports teams and prohibited from attending prom...

The Life of a Flintstone

The Life of a Flintstone

posted on: Jul 5, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

  A little about myself, my name is Shawn Dixon, raised in Flint,Mi, known world-wide for its “water crisis”. I founded Fli-Ladies...

Standing on the Backs of the Poor

Standing on the Backs of the Poor

posted on: Jun 26, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Kitia Harris is a single mother raising her eight-year-old daughter in Detroit. Recently, she picked up a minor traffic ticket for “impeding...

ACLU Says Businesses Need to Also Start Hiring Ex-Criminals

ACLU Says Businesses Need to Also Start Hirin...

posted on: Jun 26, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

A report issued last week by the American Civil Liberties Union implores the business community to help put people with criminal records–that’s...

Federal Agencies Fail to Report Hate Crimes to FBI as Mandated

Federal Agencies Fail to Report Hate Crimes t...

posted on: Jun 25, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

In violation of a longstanding legal mandate, scores of federal law enforcement agencies are failing to submit statistics to the FBI’s national hate...

Racial Imbalance in Louisiana Murder Charges is ‘Systemic’

Racial Imbalance in Louisiana Murder Charges ...

posted on: Jun 24, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Black homicide defendants in Louisiana are more likely than whites to face charges making them eligible for the death sentence in cases in which...

Honoring Paris Accord Governors and Mayors Come Together in a Backlash to Trump’s Announcement

Honoring Paris Accord Governors and Mayors Co...

posted on: Jun 3, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

WASHINGTON — President Trump may be quitting the Paris accord on climate change — but forcing the rest of the nation to go along with him is proving...

If We Step Up the Drug War, You’ll Be a Victim

If We Step Up the Drug War, You’ll Be a...

posted on: May 24, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

What word best describes the War on Drugs? Inane? Lunacy? Indecent? Harmful? Thuggery? The right answer is All of the Above. Politicians have ruined...

A Confederate Statue Surrenders after 133 Year

A Confederate Statue Surrenders after 133 Y...

posted on: May 20, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

ATLANTA — Gen. Robert E. Lee stood erect, arms crossed over his chest, as workers in masks and protective vests gathered with power tools Friday to...

Chelsea Manning Speaks Out Ahead of Release from Prison

Chelsea Manning Speaks Out Ahead of Release f...

posted on: May 14, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Chelsea Manning, a transgender soldier has issued her first statement since former President Barack Obama commuted her 35-year prison sentence for...

Americans Work Almost 4 Months Just to Pay Taxes

Americans Work Almost 4 Months Just to Pay Ta...

posted on: May 8, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Tax Day 2017 has passed for individual taxpayers, but America’s tax bill is still due, and it’s a big one. Americans will collectively pay close to...

The Elites in Washington, DC are Thriving

The Elites in Washington, DC are Thriving

posted on: May 8, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Every so often, I share an image that is unambiguously depressing. Usually, because it suggests that freedom is slowly eroding. A chart showing that...

Conservatives Wants Law School’s Civil Rights’ Center to Stop Filing Civil Rights’ Lawsuits

Conservatives Wants Law School’s Civil ...

posted on: May 7, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina’s law school will be barred from filing lawsuits if conservatives on the...

Trump’s Troubling Pick to Head Mental Health

Trump’s Troubling Pick to Head Mental Health...

posted on: May 6, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

So far, Donald Trump’s appointments have been a mixed bag. From Jeff Sessions, who wants to ramp up the misguided and counterproductive war on...

Georgia Lawmaker Gives Away Cannabis Oil on the Edge of the Law

Georgia Lawmaker Gives Away Cannabis Oil on t...

posted on: May 3, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Georgia State representative Allen Peake has been fighting for medical marijuana in his state for some time now, being instrumental in a recent...

Flint puts 8,000 people on notice for tax liens for unpaid water bills

Flint puts 8,000 people on notice for tax lie...

posted on: May 3, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

FLINT, Mich. — Thousands of people in Flint are at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure if they don’t pay up on their water bills. After...

Sessions’ Dream of Resurrecting Reefer Madness Foiled by Congress

Sessions’ Dream of Resurrecting Reefer Madnes...

posted on: May 3, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

If ever one feels the need to dole out criticisms, Congress is reliably low-hanging fruit. But just as a broken clock is right twice a day, once in...

Sotomayor sees ‘disturbing trend’ of failing to intervene on behalf of victims of police shootings

Sotomayor sees ‘disturbing trend’...

posted on: May 1, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday complained about a “disturbing trend” in which the U.S. Supreme Court appears more likely to intervene on behalf...

How Polish Zookeepers Defied German Occupation and Saved 500 Jewish Lives

How Polish Zookeepers Defied German Occupatio...

posted on: May 1, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

One possible gift to come from the mass bloodshed of 20th century totalitarianism: perhaps the history will serve as a lesson for the future. If...

Police Racism, Even on the Autopsy Table.

Police Racism, Even on the Autopsy Table.

posted on: May 1, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Twenty-three years after the fact, incontrovertible evidence that officers at both the street and command levels allowed their professionalism to be...

The Racist Roots of Marijuana Prohibition

The Racist Roots of Marijuana Prohibition

posted on: Apr 15, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The history of marijuana (or cannabis/THC) stems back over 10,000 years and is widely recognized as one of the most useful plants on the planet. Yet...

Fontana, California is Sending out an SOS

Fontana, California is Sending out an SOS

posted on: Apr 13, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

                 What started out as an undergraduate paper at my alma mater Cal State San Bernardino has turned into an obsession and quest for the...

Flint mayor signed $67K PR contract to promote pipe replacement program

Flint mayor signed $67K PR contract to promot...

posted on: Apr 3, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

  FLINT, MI — The City of Flint has agreed to spend $67,500 on a Lansing-based public relations firm to promote the FAST Start pipe...

More DEA Hypocrisy: Anti-Legalization Pharmaceutical Company Gets Schedule II Clearance for its Synthetic THC Drug

More DEA Hypocrisy: Anti-Legalization Pharmac...

posted on: Apr 3, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Last week, the pharmaceutical giant Insys Therapeutics scored a major victory when it was announced that their new synthetic THC drug – Syndros –...

14 Year Old Livestreams Rape of 15 Year Old Girl and 40 People Watch it

14 Year Old Livestreams Rape of 15 Year Old G...

posted on: Apr 2, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

Chicago Police announced on Twitter Sunday that they had arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that...

3 Common Immigration Myths Debunked

3 Common Immigration Myths Debunked

posted on: Mar 30, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

In this past election, Trump’s supporters embraced his calls for increasing immigration restrictions in a country that already has restrictive...

Heritage Foundation Alum Critical of Transgender Rights to Lead HHS Civil Rights Office

Heritage Foundation Alum Critical of Transgen...

posted on: Mar 25, 2017 | author: Bobby Rodrigo

The Trump administration has quietly appointed a Heritage Foundation staffer who has railed against civil rights protections for transgender...

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