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Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Border Patrol claim that 150 migrants were targeted because of rock throwers. In the complete dark. Throwing rocks. Do they use FLIR and slings? What excellent shots, too bad that's not an Olympic sport - shattering the ego of Border Patrol.


Saturday, December 01, 2018

By Karen Tumulty November 30 at 11:56 PM

George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd, was a steadfast force on the international stage for decades, from his stint as an envoy to Beijing to his eight years as vice president and his one term as commander in chief from 1989 to 1993.

The last veteran of World War II to serve as president, he was a consummate public servant and a statesman who helped guide the nation and the world out of a four-decade Cold War that had carried the threat of nuclear annihilation.

His death, at 94 on Nov. 30, also marked the passing of an era.


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#71 | Posted by snoofy You have no ideal the realities of the subject. At least I didn't take the brain candy the Army was pushing after I watched several of my buddies off themselves after being on that crap for a while. I know more about the subject than some snot nosed kid with some pantacia drug or revolutionary "therapy" with a few letter after his name. I am not against such, but I have a healthy skepticism developed over decades.
#78 | POSTED BY DOCNJO AT 2019-01-10 03:47 AM | FLAG: | NEWSWORTHY 1

That does not sound like the effects of marijuana.

I was delivering to counter the effects of PSTD - like stalking neighbors in the hedge, sleepless weeks, crying and other emotional frequencies associated with pain grief and suffering in general. Brain damage takes on a lot of uncontrolled forms, emotional overload is such a personal issue. Marijuana literally made nighttime tolerable, particularly for his wife.

I loathed Obama laughing off the White House Petition requesting serious study. Feinstein has apparently been the stonewall against it in California all these years. The Democrat leadership hurt us in the more insidious, ugly manner than the outright scumtastic behavior of the Republicans, imo. Opioids were known to have the addictive and organ-impeding impact. The insurance and pharmaceutical payoffs are immense, but it is their job to know there is a pattern to this particular addictive disorder they are profiteering from.

I have no idea how any medical practitioner in their right mind could consider marijuana a danger whatsoever. This also makes me seriously reconsider what kind of people make up a police force. Non-critical thinking seems counter-intuitive, yet Sheriffs are constantly spouting the same misinformation for 40 years about gateway drug and and linking it to opioid and alcohol deaths. They live in an alternate view of the world and cannot understand what marijuana is for.

CONCLUSIONS FOR: THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS

There is conclusive or substantial evidence that cannabis or cannabinoids are effective:
• For the treatment for chronic pain in adults (cannabis) (4-1)
• Antiemetics in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (oral cannabinoids) (4-3)
• For improving patient-reported multiple sclerosis spasticity symptoms (oral cannabinoids) (4-7a)
There is moderate evidence that cannabis or cannabinoids are effective for:
• Improving short-term sleep outcomes in individuals with sleep disturbance associated with obstructive sleep apnea
syndrome, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and multiple sclerosis (cannabinoids, primarily nabiximols) (4-19)

There is limited evidence that cannabis or cannabinoids are effective for:
• Increasing appetite and decreasing weight loss associated with HIV/AIDS (cannabis and oral cannabinoids) (4-4a)
• Improving clinician-measured multiple sclerosis spasticity symptoms (oral cannabinoids) (4-7a)
• Improving symptoms of Tourette syndrome (THC capsules) (4-8)
• Improving anxiety symptoms, as assessed by a public speaking test, in individuals with social anxiety disorders (cannabidiol)
(4-17)
• Improving symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (nabilone; one single, small fair-quality trial) (4-20)

There is limited evidence of a statistical association between cannabinoids and:
• Better outcomes (i.e., mortality, disability) after a traumatic brain injury or intracranial hemorrhage (4-15)
There is limited evidence that cannabis or cannabinoids are ineffective for:
• Improving symptoms associated with dementia (cannabinoids) (4-13)
• Improving intraocular pressure associated with glaucoma (cannabinoids) (4-14)
• Reducing depressive symptoms in individuals with chronic pain or multiple sclerosis (nabiximols, dronabinol, and nabilone)
(4-18)

Wow, I bet Christian is incomprehensible drunk slurring.

I still can't see very much of him in Cheney makeup, he is invisible with the convincing head-cocking and aloof sneer.

Awards shows need these kind of moments to keep relevant. I mean, the movie that won is political, why should the producers bother disavowing that?

Iran's nuclear negotiator said behind contract with USA's Halliburton

SOURCE: Resalat web site, Tehran, in Persian 17 Jan 05

LENGTH: 387 words

Text of report entitled: ‘An explanation of the dimensions of the cooperation of a senior diplomat in Iran's nuclear negotiations with senior officials of the American government, " published ‘by Iranian newspaper Resalat web site on 17 January

An informed source has explained the new dimensions of the joint economic cooperation of the senior diplomat in Iran's nuclear negotiations with senior officials of the American government.

In an interview given to Fars News Agency he stated that a study of the contract signed between the Iranian government and the American Halliburton Company shows that the main individuals who paved the way for the contract were Dick Cheney, the American Vice President, and Sirus Naseri, the lynchpin in Iran's nuclear negotiations and special adviser of the Supreme National Security Council.

He added: The participation of Iran's valuable oil contract with the Halliburton Company involving drilling 12 wells in phases nine and 10 of Southern Pars oilfields goes back to early 1383 year beginning 21st March 2004 .

In phases nine and 10 in Southern Pars gas is expected to be found in Iran's land and marine sections over 52 months up to 1385, and 50 million cubic meters of natural gas and 400 tonnes of sulphur is expected to be extracted.

He added: With a proposal worth 282 million dollars Halliburton wanted to achieve success in this phase of the Southern Pars project.

According to this informed source, before this, too, the American company, along with the American Schlumberger, wanted to participate in phases two and three of the region, something that it failed to achieve.

Stating that there were several aspects to Halliburton's new participation in Iran, the informed source added: The first of this is that the contact concluded with Halliburton is nearly 70 billion tumans more than the amount the company had sought. That is to say, while Halliburton had asked for nearly 23 million dollars for drilling each of the oil wells, amounting to a total of 282 million dollars for drilling the 12 wells in Oslavieyyeh, the Iranian government, in the contract that has been signed, has granted some 360 million dollars to the Halliburton-Oriental consortium, which is nearly 70 billion tumans more than the amount asked for in the bid.'

Federalist No. 68

Corruption of an electoral process could most likely arise from the desire of "foreign powers to gain an improper ascendant in our councils." To minimize risk of foreign machinations and inducements, the electoral college would have only a "transient existence" and no elector could be a "senator, representative, or other person holding a place of trust or profit under the United States"; electors would make their choice in a "detached situation", whereas a preexisting body of federal office-holders "might be tampered with beforehand to prostitute their votes".

2008 – The U. S. announces that a section of the barrier had been mistakenly built from 1 to 6 feet (2 meters) inside Mexican territory and must be moved. Congress approves the Department of Homeland Security's right to circumvent more than 30 environmental laws in a push to get fencing constructed by year's end.

2009 – The Great Recession kicks off the first outflow of Mexicans from the United States since the annexation of Texas, creating a net loss of illegals living in the U.S. The U.S. peak of 12 million illegal residents begins to decline at the rate of about 300,000 per year.

2010 – The New York Times writes that over the previous four years, 51 unauthorized tunnels running under the border walls had been found in Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora. They are mainly for drug trafficking, not emigration.

2011 – The Department of Homeland Security completes 649 miles of barriers, including 350 miles of pedestrian fencing, at an estimated $6.5 million per mile, and 299 miles of vehicle barriers that cost approximately $1.7 million per mile. But $1 billion spent on a pilot program for "virtual surveillance" in Arizona yields only 53 miles of coverage. With the backing of the DHS, the Obama administration cuts funding for the rest of the hyper-expensive "virtual wall."

2012 – The Washington Office on Latin America, a human rights organization, warns that the number of border crossing fatalities have doubled since the year before. The United States Border Patrol finds the remains of 463 people.

2013 – U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) tells Forbes that there are plenty of ways to enter the U.S. illegally that don't involve walking across the border, says "a fence is a 14th-century solution to a 21st-century problem."

2014 – Central and South America send massive numbers of refugees into Mexico heading north for the U.S. The number of non-Mexicans crossing the border illegally exceeds the number of Mexicans for the first time. A surge of unaccompanied children cross the U.S. border.

2015 – Patrols report that 3,000 human remains have been found on the Arizona border since the wall's construction began. Human rights groups double that number, including the unfound and those on the Mexican side. "No More Deaths" leaves thousands of jugs of water in the desert for potential emigrants. Mexicans nail coffins with the Spanish word for "death" painted on them along the border wall.

2016 – Pew Research reports that more people from the U.S. are going to Mexico than the other way around. Scott Walker, Wisconsin Governor, says that there are "legitimate concerns" about security along the country's 5,525-mile northern border, and that he would support building a wall between the U.S. and Canada.

2017 – President Donald Trump renews his vow to build "a great, great wall" across the rest of the 2,000-mile border. Executive orders call for an increase of 5,000 border patrol agents and 10,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, officers above the 21,000 already employed. In the United States, mothers and father are separated from children and deported.

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