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Twenty cents a gallon
Former US ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey to a cspanwashingtonjournal caller this morning on why the US is in Iraq again instead of embracing a regulatory regime of renewable fuel efficiency standards. The ambassador didn’t bother trying to deny that the Allied invasion of Iraq in 2003 was a war for oil. Instead he conceded that ALL US wars in the Middle East and Southeast Asia are about oil.
@marxistplot #policestate news roundup 6/25/14

Here’s the news links marxistplot sent me this evening via family chat log. It’s lengthy but the articles are short. The articles not tagged with ‘Joe’ are mine.

[17:32:13]     
http://www.kfvs12.com/story/25866892/new-warrant-issued-for-man-accused-of-leaving-child-in-car
[17:32:20]     
http://www.kfvs12.com/story/25864713/man-arrested-for-escape-24-years-ago

(<-I thought this was an example of NSA’s total lifetime surveillance backtracking software. They connected this dude from the wide area face recognition cameras to a literally ‘minor’ incident 24 years ago. Black helicopters began circling.)


[17:33:26]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/25/occupygoogle-arrests/
[17:33:53]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.theverge.com/2014/6/25/5801052/aereo-supreme-court-ruling
[17:34:12]     
http://www.kfvs12.com/story/25862226/2-workers-killed-in-pekin-industrial-accident
[17:34:17]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.esquire.com/blogs/news/supreme-court-aereo-decision
[17:35:23]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.drive.com.au/motor-news/the-car-that-outsmarts-speed-cameras-20140625-zskpl.html
[17:35:49]     
http://www.theverge.com/2014/6/25/5840950/north-korea-says-seth-rogens-james-franco-movie-act-of-war
[17:37:13]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/act-police-officer-removed-from-frontline-duties-after-capsicumspraying-dog-20140623-zsixm.html
[17:37:58]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://privacysos.org/node/1449
[17:38:16]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/police-shoot-95-year-old-wwii-vet-death-refusing-go-hospital?akid=11947.992502.rqbJGk&rd=1&src=newsletter1005949&t=19
[17:38:41]     
ty
[17:38:46]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.ncnewsonline.com/opinion/x1760113073/Township-pays-watchdog-102-000-to-settle-suit
[17:39:38]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.uab.cat/web/newsroom/news-detail-1345668003610.html?noticiaid=1345672963817
[17:39:46]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-super-stretchable-yarn-made-of-graphene
[17:40:46]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch/wp/2014/06/24/new-aclu-report-takes-a-snapshot-of-police-militarization-in-the-united-states
[17:40:57]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.businessinsider.com/georgia-police-left-two-teenagers-in-a-holding-cell-2014-6
[17:41:19]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.dailydot.com/politics/greenhouse-browser-plugin-political-donations/
[17:41:32]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58105457-78/officer-kendall-dog-police.html.csp
[17:41:44]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.techspot.com/news/57162-busted-microsoft-hired-agency-paying-bloggers-to-write-pro-ie-posts.html
[17:42:09]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/06/24/325236889/report-points-to-dangerous-militarization-of-u-s-law-enforcement?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20140625
[17:42:23]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.foe.org/news/news-releases/2014-06-new-tests-find-bee-killing-pesticides-in-51-percent-of-bee-friendly-plants
[17:42:45]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/biographies/kind-hearted-woman/as-child-abuse-persists-at-spirit-lake-congress-steps-in/
[17:44:53]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/23/nyregion/judge-upholds-policy-barring-unvaccinated-students-during-illnesses.html?smid=tw-nytimeshealth&seid=auto&_r=1
[17:46:14]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://valleywag.gawker.com/pando-abruptly-fired-two-high-profile-staffers-without-1595758189
[17:47:07]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/06/25/indiana-same-sex-marriage/11354831/
[17:47:36]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/06/25/explosion-rocks-shopping-mall-in-nigerian-capital-abuja-witnesses-see-8-bodies/
[17:48:13]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/world/americas/brazil-polio-virus-detected-in-sewage.html
[17:48:20]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://cphpost.dk/news/denmarks-ties-with-the-nsa-are-deeper-than-previously-thought.9954.html
[17:48:43]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/brides-for-sale-vietnamese-women-trafficked-to-china/article1-1233414.aspx
[17:49:28]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://topconservativenews.com/2014/06/isis-brags-about-links-to-us-senator-john-mccain/
[17:50:31]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/06/140624-environmental-crime-trafficking-world-united-nations/?google_editors_picks=true
[17:50:47]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/pesticides-linked-to-bee-deaths-must-be-banned-scientists-say-1.2685492
[17:52:58]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/6/24/swat-aclu-militarization.html
[17:53:37]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/gordon-klingenschmitt-demon-obsessed-anti-gay-exorcist-wins-gop-primary-colorado
[17:54:12]     [Joe - 25.154.80.255]
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/118299/congressional-proposals-fill-highway-trust-fund-gap-are-all-bad