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So much for the left's narratives on guns and school shootings...

This spring the U.S. Education Department reported that in the 2015-2016 school year, "nearly 240 schools ... reported at least 1 incident involving a school-related shooting." The number is far higher than most other estimates.

But NPR reached out to every one of those schools repeatedly over the course of three months and found that more than two-thirds of these reported incidents never happened. Child Trends, a nonpartisan nonprofit research organization, assisted NPR in analyzing data from the government's Civil Rights Data Collection.

We were able to confirm just 11 reported incidents, either directly with schools or through media reports.

11?!

The rest were unaccounted for because -- wait for it -- the schools refused to respond.

In other words of those more than two thirds were intentionally false and of the remainder only 11 were confirmed -- the rest, given the record and intentional non-response, have to be considered questionable at best.

11 out of 240?!

So you mean these incidents are extremely rare and intentionally over-reported, with one forced to conclude that such was almost-certainly for political purposes?

Uh huh.

It gets better.  FACEBOOK PULLED A POST CITING THIS DATA claiming it didn't comply with "community standards."

This sort of intentional slant and intent to pervert political process must be met with the destruction of the firms involved -- now.

If the government will not do so then we as citizens must -- by boycotting every single firm that advertises on that company's sites and by blackballing everyone employed by them.

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2018-08-31 09:40 by Karl Denninger
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It no longer enforces the law.

It now allows any large company to simply pay the direct costs of any felony misconduct, if caught, and walk off.  We have seen this thousands of times.  It is an unbroken string of conduct.  During the financial blow up they did it with every bank that had ripped off the people, and in fact paid them in the form of below-market loans (in some cases basically free!) to further enable them to operate after their fraud-laced schemes blew up in their faces.  They have done the same with pharma, and they don't even bother indicting medical providers and hospitals.

And now we have this:

“The non-prosecution agreement requires Waste Management to continue its substantial remedial measures to address all past immigration violations and forfeit more than $5.5 million in proceeds gained from hiring an illegal workforce at the Afton location,” said U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick, U.S. Southern District of Texas. “In considering whether to enter into such agreements, we must take into account the collateral consequences that a criminal prosecution would have on the company’s contracts with many municipalities across the country and the thousands of employees for the conduct of three managers at one operating unit in Houston.”

The entire point of criminal prosecution is collateral consequences!

If you or I did the same thing our business would be destroyed.  On purpose.  What this statement says is that it is policy of our government to never impose said consequences on large companies -- at worst they pay for the direct costs of their criminal conduct, but never more, and never are they closed.

Of course criminals are not always caught, which means if you break the law five times and get caught twice you screw people successfully three out of five times and only have to pay back the direct theft the other two times.

No ordinary person ever gets such deference.

How many anchor babies were pooped out and then collected welfare as a result of this?  How many of them (all) have consumed public resources -- schooling, medical care, etc -- while they would have never existed and such spending would not have happened but for the illegal conduct of this company.

Criminal prosecution is supposed to impose a wildly disparate punishment on purpose so it's not worth it.  If I can hold up a bank and if caught only have to pay back what I stole, with no other penalty, I will hold up a bank right now, I will do it again tomorrow, and I will do it again every single damn day because I never go to prison and I never have to fork up more than I stole.  If I get away with it then the money is mine and if not I simply give it back.

Our government is no longer legitimate; it has declared itself illegitimate with that above paragraph.  You no longer have any obligation to obey any law and you have every right to demand the same deference Waste Management got here and enforce that through whatever means are necessary.

PS: This is Trump's administration now, so **** him sideways for this horse**** -  he doesn't give a **** about illegals working or companies exploiting same and screwing Americans out of jobs.

Or dead college-age women.

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2018-08-30 07:00 by Karl Denninger
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Again, I remind you, Trump is the head of the Executive. He can order Sessions to take an action, so long as that action is lawful.  Investigating wildly-obvious criminal activity certainly is lawful.

A Chinese state-owned company reportedly hacked former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email server, then inserted code that forwarded them a copy of virtually every email she sent or received after that -- a revelation President Trump is demanding be investigated.

The Daily Caller reported that the firm operating in the D.C. area wrote code that was then embedded in the server and generated a “courtesy copy” for almost all her emails -- which was then forwarded to the Chinese company.

The code reportedly was discovered in 2015 by the Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG), which then warned FBI officials of the intrusion.

Which then did exactly nothing with same.

Remember, this same FBI "cleared" Clinton of any criminal wrongdoing, even though the mere maintenance of such a server through which classified data passed is a federal felony.

Now we know that the server was compromised, it wasn't Russia but rather China that did it, and the FBI knew it -- in 2015, yet they did nothing about it.

This is raw, blatant, intentional lawlessness by the FBI and myriad others in the Obama administration.  Where are the indictments?

No indictments?  Why do you honor the law and anything the government says you must do?

They don't -- why should you?

Where did "lock her up" go?  The same place the promise to break the medical monopolies did.

Trump had no intention to do any of the above.

He simply wants the same powers to use himself to abuse you with and you're letting him get away with it.

Do you like it better if you're raped by a white man than a black man?

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2018-08-27 09:24 by Karl Denninger
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There are unconfirmed reports that the shooter was on SSRIs.

Heavily armed agents late Sunday have entered the upscale Baltimore townhouse that belongs to the father of the gunman who opened fire during a Madden 19 NFL tournament at a restaurant in Jacksonville, Fla., killing two and injuring 11 before killing himself.

David Katz, 24, of Baltimore, was believed to have fired shots during the event at the Chicago Pizza restaurant and bar in The Jacksonville Landing, Sheriff Mike Williams said at a news conference. Williams did not speak about a possible motive.

Again, someone in the age band where we know these drugs produce RAGE MONSTERS in a small percentage of the people taking them, once again the event occurs, and yet there is zero discussion of this -- ever.

No, not every jackwad that goes off like this is on SSRIs.  But a hell of a lot of them are, far more than can possibly be represented by the percentage of the general population in that age group taking same.

This risk has been known for decades and is in fact in the prescribing pamphlet.  The drug companies know that in a small percentage of the people prescribed these drugs who are under 25 they produce a rage-monster mental state.

Not only that we also know that the drug does not work in that part of the population.  In other words the only two things it does in these people from a statistical point of view is make the drug companies and doctors money and get people killed through homicidal rage-monster attacks.

Yet despite dozens of these incidents and hard science showing that these drugs do not work in those under 25 there has not been one criminal indictment of the pharmaceutical industry involved in producing this crap nor one criminal indictment of the doctors prescribing it to this at-risk population despite our actual knowledge that this occurs.

There is not one honest prosecutor nor one group of Americans who are willing to demand that this crap stop.  Instead everyone will, as usual, blame guns.

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2018-08-26 10:51 by Karl Denninger
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This is and has been Racketeering, orchestrated by multiple members of the Church all the way up to the Vatican and the Pope himself.

Two Popes (and more, really), not one.

The bombshell accusation, leveled by Carlo Maria Viganò, a staunch critic of Francis, immediately threatened to derail the pope’s difficult mission to demonstrate his commitment to combating the clerical sex abuse scandals that threaten his church on the same day he begged “the Lord’s forgiveness” at a shrine in Ireland.

Instead, Francis and several other top-ranking Vatican officials were now accused of being part of the cover-ups as Archbishop Viganò called for their resignations.

The Vatican had no immediate reaction to the letter.

In a detailed, 7,000-word letter published Sunday morning by several conservative Catholic outlets antagonistic to Francis, including The National Catholic Register and Lifesite News, Archbishop Viganò alleges that much of the Vatican hierarchy was complicit in covering up accusations that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick had sexually abused seminarians.

It's not just McCarrick either nor is it just Pope Francis.

If you remember Bernard Law was recalled by the prior Pope before he could be arrested and spent out his life in a Papal Bascilica in Rome.  The Vatican gave him safe haven behind their state status for 15 years rather than have him face the music for his role in covering up sexual abuse of kids in Boston.

These people and the Church itself all need to find themselves on the wrong end of a Racketeering criminal prosecution, complete with forfeiture of every single piece of property and wealth the Church has in the United States.

Period.

Francis, Paul and others -- this is for you and may you get what you richly deserve:

PS: If you want to read the memo, which directly implicates everyone involved including Pope Satan Francis, click here.

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