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The real reason 4 cops got shot in Houston last week | The Daily Bell

Posted by M. C. on February 7, 2019

https://www.thedailybell.com/all-articles/news-analysis/the-real-reason-4-cops-got-shot-in-houston-last-week/

By Joe Jarvis

We are sick and tired of having dirtbags try to take our lives when all we are trying to do is protect this community and protect our families…

Well just know, we all got your number now.

We are going to be keeping track of all of ya’ll, and we’re going to make sure we hold you accountable. Every time you stir the pot on our police officers. We’ve had enough, folks.

We’re out there doing our jobs every day, putting our lives on the line for our families. Enough is enough. Now please, keep these officers in your prayers.

That was the Houston Police Officer’s Union President Joe Gimaldi.

He made the comments after 5 cops were injured while serving a warrant.

He thinks that rhetoric critical of police officers is responsible for, what he claims is an increase in police being targeted.

All the headlines would have you believe these cops were ambushed, attacked just for being cops while minding their own business.

But when you look deeper at the case, you realize these cops didn’t get shot because of anti-police rhetoric.

They got shot because they invaded an innocent couple’s home without announcing themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

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How Jury Duty Gives You the Power to Erase Bad Laws | The Daily Bell

Posted by M. C. on October 10, 2018

A good reason not to bail out of jury duty.

For more info see-

The Tenth Amendment Center and Fully Informed Jury Association

Note-You are likely to get into trouble talking about nullification in the jury room. So don’t.

https://www.thedailybell.com/all-articles/news-analysis/how-jury-duty-gives-you-the-power-to-erase-bad-laws/

By Joe Jarvis

There’s not a single person that has to go to prison in the USA for growing, selling, using, or possessing marijuana.

But 21 states still prohibit marijuana use, cultivation, or sale in any form, even for medical use.

Everything cannabis related is still illegal at the federal level. As a schedule 1, highly illegal drug, marijuana is considered just as dangerous and addictive as heroin.

Yet PEW Research says 62% of Americans nationwide support marijuana legalization.

So it is reasonable to think that about 7 or 8 people on any randomly selected 12 person jury disagree with laws criminalizing marijuana.

And those people have the power to deliver a not guilty verdict, based on their belief that marijuana laws are unjust. Read the rest of this entry »

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