U.S. Right to Know – by Carey Gillam
A Virginia lawyer who helped represent the first Roundup cancer plaintiff to take Monsanto to trial pleaded guilty on Friday to trying to extort $200 million from a chemical compound supplier to Monsanto.
Timothy Litzenburg, 38, admitted to a scheme in which he and another lawyer threatened to inflict substantial “financial and reputational harm” on the supplier unless that company paid the two attorneys $200 million disguised as a “consulting agreement.” Continue reading “Roundup cancer attorney pleads guilty to extortion attempt”
The Hill – by Zack Budryk
Coronavirus testing in Connecticut returned at least 90 false positives due to a “flaw” in the state’s testing system, Connecticut’s Department of Public Health announced Monday.
A total of 144 people tested positive using a system developed by Massachusetts-based Thermo Fisher Scientific in the period between June 15 and July 17, the department said. Nearly all of the tests affected by the flaw were taken from residents of nursing homes or assisted living facilities, according to acting Public Heath Commissioner Deidre Gifford. Continue reading “Connecticut discovers at least 90 false positive coronavirus tests”
Patriot Rising – by Harold Hutchison
With a lot of anti-Second Amendment extremists trying to get firearms registration by various back-door methods involving records from the National Instant Check System, it is worth noting that they are not the only ones pushing legislation involving NICS. To paraphrase Gandalf, there are forces at work in the halls of Congress besides those that hate the Second Amendment. Continue reading “Below The Radar: Gun Owner Privacy Act”
RT – by Robert Barnes
Do we really think “it can’t happen here” in America? Could we quarantine the constitution? Are we doing it already?
Panics from pandemics unleash unchecked governmental power. The very premise of popular films like V for Vendetta reveal this: a group uses a virus to seize power and create a totalitarian society. Continue reading “I am an American constitutional lawyer – and I see our government using Covid-19 to take away our fundamental rights”
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A county judge has declared Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s coronavirus restrictions “null and void” because she didn’t have her emergency orders approved by the Legislature. Continue reading “Judge Declares Oregon’s Coronavirus Restrictions ‘Null and Void’”
Breitbart – by AWR Hawkins
This year has been marked by heavy demand for the re-released Colt Python. Those who have been fortunate enough to get their hands on one understand what all the fuss is about, as the Python is your camp gun, a hunting revolver, a trail sidearm, and a home defense firearm, all rolled into one. Continue reading “Colt Python: Your Camp Gun, Hunting Revolver, Trail Sidearm All Rolled Into One”
EFF – by India McKinney, Andrew Crocker
On March 15, 2020, Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act—a surveillance law with a rich history of government overreach and abuse—expired. Along with two other PATRIOT Act provisions, Section 215 lapsed after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a broader set of reforms to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Continue reading “Yes, Section 215 Expired. Now What?”
Breitbart – by AWR Hawkins
Governor Ralph Northam (D) signed legislation Saturday creating universal background checks in Virginia and limiting law-abiding Virginians to one handgun purchase per month. Continue reading “VA Governor Signs Universal Background Checks, Gun Rationing Bill”
Lew Rockwell – by Gary D Barnett
This coronavirus fraud is being labeled a war by the ruling powers, but this is no war on any virus, it is war against humanity. How many obvious signs are necessary before the frightened American sheep will pull their heads out of the sand? Continue reading “Wake Up: The War is Now Here in America!”
The Pentagon will station a team of mortuary workers in New York to deal with the state’s fast-climbing coronavirus death toll, while FEMA plans to send some 85 trucks to free up space in its crowded morgues. Continue reading “US military will send ‘MORTUARY services’ staff to New York to cope with Covid-19 deaths as FEMA deploys mobile morgue trucks”
Colorado’s new drive-through coronavirus-testing station in Denver made its debut Wednesday and was quickly overwhelmed. At one point Thursday, the line of cars with passengers waiting to be swabbed was almost four hours long, until the state cut off the service for the day. Continue reading “Drive-Through Virus Testing So Popular They Had to Shut it Down”