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WATCH: Was Alfred Wright Killed By Texas White Supremacists? Justice Department Now Investigating Death

Photo of Alfred Wright with his wife Lauren Wright (inset, Wright with his son) from Twitter via IBTimes.

Alfred Wright, a man who went missing in Jasper Texas, was found with a slit throat, missing an ear and teeth. Officials ruled his death a ‘drug overdose.’

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Look Who Wants Banks To Take Marijuana Money

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Eric Holder announced that the DOJ will update federal banking policies, making it possible for banks to serve legal pot sellers without fear of prosecution.

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U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

U.S Federal Judge Is Stunned No Financial Executives Have Been Prosecuted

   Anyone who has followed the economic breakdown since 2008 has pondered a simple question. Why haven’t any bank executives been prosecuted? U.S District Judge Jed Rakoff asks the same question in a recent piece published in the New York Review of Books. It has been five years since the […]

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US Spy Satellite’s Ridiculous Logo Will Rattle Tin Foil Hats

The government launched a shiny new spy satellite last week. But the logo that NROL-39 bears might stir up the conspiracy theorists. Here's why...

  The government has a new spy satellite, which launched last week. The payload of NROL-39 is classified (naturally) but the logo on the outside has tripped the radar of both historians and conspiracy nuts. The octopus, with its tentacles spread over the globe, brings with it some very interesting […]

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Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Is The NYPD The ‘Biggest Gang’ In New York? (VIDEO)

Kasiem Walters, spokesperson for Communities For Police Reform (CPR) and the first subject in a series of recent videos promoting reform of New York’s Stop & Frisk Policy, knows a thing or two about gang activity. After all, the eighteen-year-old Brooklyn native has been stopped and frisked by the NYPD more […]

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Huge Step Forward For Cannabis Advocates As DOJ Won’t Interfere With States’ Legalization

Huge Step Forward For Cannabis Advocates As DOJ Won’t Interfere With States’ Legalization

Attorney General Eric Holder called the governors of Colorado and Washington Wednesday morning with the surprising yet welcome announcement over marijuana.

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Another Obama ‘Scandal’? Nope… GOP Rep Claims Responsibility For AP Surveillance (VIDEO)

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC); image@PoorRichard’sNews

‘They are doing what we asked them to do, investigate the leak.’ – Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) on DoJ surveillance of Associated Press.

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Mississippi Supreme Court Reverses Itself, Grants Stay Of Execution After DOJ Intervention

Mississippi Supreme Court Reverses Itself, Grants Stay Of Execution After DOJ Intervention

On Tuesday, Mississippi came within a whisper of executing a man who has been pleading for DNA testing of previously untested physical evidence.

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BP Accepts Record $4.5 Billion U.S. Fine, Pleads Guilty To Felony Obstruction

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BP’s total civil and criminal liability costs top $46 billion.

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Toke Up! Washington And Colorado Become First States To End Marijuana Prohibition

Toke Up! Washington And Colorado Become First States To End Marijuana Prohibition

Voters approve Washington’s Measure 502 and Colorado’s Amendment 64, marking a historic gain for stoners everywhere.

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DOJ Investigates Standard and Poor’s for Complicity in Economic Collapse

DOJ Investigates Standard and Poor’s for Complicity in Economic Collapse

Just 12 days after downgrading U.S. credit ratings, the news breaks that Standard and Poor’s may soon be dragged into U.S. federal court.

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