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themuslimavenger:

"And as things fell apart, nobody paid much attention."
Recent picture taken in Gaza.

themuslimavenger:

"And as things fell apart, nobody paid much attention."

Recent picture taken in Gaza.

asakiyume:

Luis Soriano and his biblioburros, bringing books to isolated households in Columbia. Photo: Scott Dalton

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Haruki Murakami (via aestheticintrovert)
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John F. Kennedy’s Assassination and the Conspiracy Industry, Time Magazine, November 2013

Both of these findings are amplified in the new book Conspiracy Theory in America by political scientist Lance deHaven-Smith, published earlier this year by the University of Texas Press. Professor deHaven-Smith explains why people don’t like being called “conspiracy theorists”: The term was invented and put into wide circulation by the CIA to smear and defame people questioning the JFK assassination! “The CIA’s campaign to popularize the term ‘conspiracy theory’ and make conspiracy belief a target of ridicule and hostility must be credited, unfortunately, with being one of the most successful propaganda initiatives of all time.”
http://www.businessinsider.com/these-time-magazine-covers-explain-why-americans-know-nothing-about-the-world-2011-11?op=1

supermodelgif:

John F. Kennedy’s Assassination and the Conspiracy Industry, Time Magazine, November 2013

Both of these findings are amplified in the new book Conspiracy Theory in America by political scientist Lance deHaven-Smith, published earlier this year by the University of Texas Press. Professor deHaven-Smith explains why people don’t like being called “conspiracy theorists”: The term was invented and put into wide circulation by the CIA to smear and defame people questioning the JFK assassination! “The CIA’s campaign to popularize the term ‘conspiracy theory’ and make conspiracy belief a target of ridicule and hostility must be credited, unfortunately, with being one of the most successful propaganda initiatives of all time.”

http://www.businessinsider.com/these-time-magazine-covers-explain-why-americans-know-nothing-about-the-world-2011-11?op=1

gameraboy:

The entrance to Tomorrowland, in 1961 and in 1963. Via Gorillas Don’t Blog.

gameraboy:

Metropolis (1927)

generalinjusticeblog:

A Week in The Sty 07/30/2014
A disturbing glimpse into the shrouded world of the Texas grand jury system
Police Board fires cop whose gun was used in woman’s death
Connecticut trooper pleads guilty to stealing dying motorcycle crash victim’s jewelry, money 
Wisconsin chief who allegedly signed tea party leader up for gay dating sites to be charged
Prosecutors Have Doubts in Police Shooting, But No Charges
Trooper dismissed after DUI, drug arrest in Spring Hill
NOPD officers sentenced to prison in payroll fraud scheme
China Grove police chief charged with DWI
Detective Charged With Stealing Money From Elderly Convenience Store Customer
Portland police Capt. Mark Kruger’s past discipline to be erased — including for tribute to Nazi-era soldiers — under city settlement
Pittsburgh Man Wins $105K Verdict Against Police
Records show Rains Co. dog shooting wasn’t first for deputy
Lakeland pays $25K for bra-shaking search
NYPD detective busted for submitting forged paperwork to claim $1,000 reward for recovered gun: prosecutors 
Former Plymouth Police Officer Sentenced For Excessive Force
Strippers sue San Diego police over ‘nearly nude’ photos
Town Marshal Suspected Of Stealing Underwear
Indiana officer to keep job after pushing over man in wheelchair
Officer: Omaha’s VA police department ‘out of control’ I-Team obtains memo filled with scathing criticism & video of fight between armed cops
Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal
Miramar Cop Busted for Booze Theft
MPD kills innocent north Minneapolis couple’s dog [UPDATE]
Mobile County Constable Charged with Murder
Pensioner dies after being bitten by a police dog in her own garden
Estelline ‘speed trap’ settles missing cash suit
City of Denver to pay $3.25 million to settle inmate abuse suit
Fatal shooting by San Jose cop: City poised to pay $900,000 in excessive-force lawsuit
Federal judge rules Sandusky County can’t keep jury from hearing about flashbang grenade used when deputies killed Bryan Jones
Motivational speaker files formal complaint against San Jose Police Department for excessive force
Former Detroit police officer arrested; linked to southeast Ohio drug ring
 Campbell chief pleads no contest to misdemeanor
Arrest of Minneapolis community activist Al Flowers stirs anger
Lexington Police Officer Resigns
Stun Gun Incident Lands Firefighters, Police Officer in Trouble
New Developments in Gil Collar Shooting Case
Ex-cop accused of planting drugs might wind up back on force
Officials: Deputy involved in crash will go before review board
Judge rules man had right to record Austin police
Covina officer probed over arrest of man filming police activity
Man ‘threatened with jail by cop who shot his dog’
Worth County deputies deployed Tasers at least 15 times
Deputy suspended for 2 days after accidental release of fugitive
Iva police chief suspended after arrest
Police leave Salem woman stranded with no phone, money
Moment a NY Police Officer Stomps the Head of a Restrained Man as onlookers Scream in Horror
Man beaten, three SAPD officers investigated for possible excessive force after case of ‘mistaken identity’
DEA Agents Fail at Intimidating Man Recording Federal Building
NewsChannel 13 crew threatened with arrest at Mount McGregor
VIDEO: Strange island arrests
PURVIS, Miss.: Ex-police officer arrested in murder-for-hire case | State | The Sun Herald
Deputies: N. Charleston officer speeding at more than 110 mph stopped, arrested
Panel Votes to Terminate Suspended CMPD Officer
Two Denver sheriff deputies dispute discipline in latest abuse cases
Chief Deputy: Cause of weapon discharged still not known
Wetumpka police chief, deputy chief placed on leave
Family Says Dog Shot by Police in Front of 6-Year-Old Girl
Apopka police officer investigated after causing crash
Report: DNA links former Knox deputy to rapes of girl
MBTA Transit Police sergeant arrested three times in less than 48 hours
LPD Sergeant Fired in Sex Scandal Reinstated, Demoted to Officer
Spavinaw police chief placed on administrative leave following molestation allegations
$5M fallout from wild freeway chase
$1.2 million for family of H.S. sports star gunned down by police
GA police officer resigns after shooting man’s dog
ICE agent indicted for violating Constitution
New corruption claims raised against Utah police department
Seminole County deputy charged with soliciting minor
Photos Show NYPD Chokehold on Pregnant Woman
Former North Olmsted police officer sentenced to five days in jail
Former police chief sentenced for making false report
2nd Fla. sheriff’s deputy sentenced to prison in $1.2B Ponzi scheme operated by Broward lawyer
Houston police officer opens fire at wanted man hiding in trash can on south side
Denton Jailer Fired For Use Of Force Against Man
NOPD detective charged with attempted murder of girlfriend
 

generalinjusticeblog:

A Week in The Sty 07/30/2014

A disturbing glimpse into the shrouded world of the Texas grand jury system

Police Board fires cop whose gun was used in woman’s death

Connecticut trooper pleads guilty to stealing dying motorcycle crash victim’s jewelry, money 

Wisconsin chief who allegedly signed tea party leader up for gay dating sites to be charged

Prosecutors Have Doubts in Police Shooting, But No Charges

Trooper dismissed after DUI, drug arrest in Spring Hill

NOPD officers sentenced to prison in payroll fraud scheme

China Grove police chief charged with DWI

Detective Charged With Stealing Money From Elderly Convenience Store Customer

Portland police Capt. Mark Kruger’s past discipline to be erased — including for tribute to Nazi-era soldiers — under city settlement

Pittsburgh Man Wins $105K Verdict Against Police

Records show Rains Co. dog shooting wasn’t first for deputy

Lakeland pays $25K for bra-shaking search

NYPD detective busted for submitting forged paperwork to claim $1,000 reward for recovered gun: prosecutors 

Former Plymouth Police Officer Sentenced For Excessive Force

Strippers sue San Diego police over ‘nearly nude’ photos

Town Marshal Suspected Of Stealing Underwear

Indiana officer to keep job after pushing over man in wheelchair

Officer: Omaha’s VA police department ‘out of control’ I-Team obtains memo filled with scathing criticism & video of fight between armed cops

Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal

Miramar Cop Busted for Booze Theft

MPD kills innocent north Minneapolis couple’s dog [UPDATE]

Mobile County Constable Charged with Murder

Pensioner dies after being bitten by a police dog in her own garden

Estelline ‘speed trap’ settles missing cash suit

City of Denver to pay $3.25 million to settle inmate abuse suit

Fatal shooting by San Jose cop: City poised to pay $900,000 in excessive-force lawsuit

Federal judge rules Sandusky County can’t keep jury from hearing about flashbang grenade used when deputies killed Bryan Jones

Motivational speaker files formal complaint against San Jose Police Department for excessive force

Former Detroit police officer arrested; linked to southeast Ohio drug ring

 Campbell chief pleads no contest to misdemeanor

Arrest of Minneapolis community activist Al Flowers stirs anger

Lexington Police Officer Resigns

Stun Gun Incident Lands Firefighters, Police Officer in Trouble

New Developments in Gil Collar Shooting Case

Ex-cop accused of planting drugs might wind up back on force

Officials: Deputy involved in crash will go before review board

Judge rules man had right to record Austin police

Covina officer probed over arrest of man filming police activity

Man ‘threatened with jail by cop who shot his dog’

Worth County deputies deployed Tasers at least 15 times

Deputy suspended for 2 days after accidental release of fugitive

Iva police chief suspended after arrest

Police leave Salem woman stranded with no phone, money

Moment a NY Police Officer Stomps the Head of a Restrained Man as onlookers Scream in Horror

Man beaten, three SAPD officers investigated for possible excessive force after case of ‘mistaken identity’

DEA Agents Fail at Intimidating Man Recording Federal Building

NewsChannel 13 crew threatened with arrest at Mount McGregor

VIDEO: Strange island arrests

PURVIS, Miss.: Ex-police officer arrested in murder-for-hire case | State | The Sun Herald

Deputies: N. Charleston officer speeding at more than 110 mph stopped, arrested

Panel Votes to Terminate Suspended CMPD Officer

Two Denver sheriff deputies dispute discipline in latest abuse cases

Chief Deputy: Cause of weapon discharged still not known

Wetumpka police chief, deputy chief placed on leave

Family Says Dog Shot by Police in Front of 6-Year-Old Girl

Apopka police officer investigated after causing crash

Report: DNA links former Knox deputy to rapes of girl

MBTA Transit Police sergeant arrested three times in less than 48 hours

LPD Sergeant Fired in Sex Scandal Reinstated, Demoted to Officer

Spavinaw police chief placed on administrative leave following molestation allegations

$5M fallout from wild freeway chase

$1.2 million for family of H.S. sports star gunned down by police

GA police officer resigns after shooting man’s dog

ICE agent indicted for violating Constitution

New corruption claims raised against Utah police department

Seminole County deputy charged with soliciting minor

Photos Show NYPD Chokehold on Pregnant Woman

Former North Olmsted police officer sentenced to five days in jail

Former police chief sentenced for making false report

2nd Fla. sheriff’s deputy sentenced to prison in $1.2B Ponzi scheme operated by Broward lawyer

Houston police officer opens fire at wanted man hiding in trash can on south side

Denton Jailer Fired For Use Of Force Against Man

NOPD detective charged with attempted murder of girlfriend