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…why no federal marijuana legalization?
>Marijuana legalization question makes November ballot in Missouri
patchwork of 9001 state and local rules is unnecessarily and pointlessly overcomplicated
https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/marijuana/marijuana-legalization-question-makes-november-ballot-in-missouri/article_cb68f576-b482-56d0-aaba-e903a73a376f.html
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>>1081406
>looks promising
>bill literally begins with "Common Sense"
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>>1081235
>the dems aren't doing it because the reps do it too
not how that works, chief
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>>1081038
Bullshit excuse
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>>1081246
You have to water retards?
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>>1081033
https://poll.qu.edu/poll-release?releaseid=3809

By this poll, 70% of Democrats and 62% of Republicans support legalizing weed. Which is WAY up from twenty years ago, when it was 34%/2%. The majority of states now have legalized either medical or recreational marijuana.

These bills seem to be getting killed for minor technical issues, such as a disagreement as to whether it should be taxable and such. So, patience, I guess... At least the Feds don't seem to be interfering with state laws much.

But the Democrats don't really have control of the senate, and even if they did, you're still looking at some opposition among them. At the moment it only takes one naysayer to scuttle their agenda.

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2022/07/29/in-southern-ukraine-kyivs-artillery-drops-bridges-and-isolates-a-whole-russian-army/?sh=56c992b1e1a5

The 49th Combined Arms Army is the main Russian force in southern Ukraine’s Kherson Oblast.

That makes it the Ukrainian army’s main target as the Ukrainians put more weight behind their counteroffensive in Kherson.

The Ukrainian army in recent days systematically has cut off the 49th CAA’s main supply lines. The Russians are adapting. But the tension, in the 49th CAA’s headquarters, must be palpable. And not just because the Ukrainian army has become fairly adept at blowing up those HQs.

The 49th CAA is one of a dozen field armies that oversee the bulk of the Russian army’s front-line forces. The Kremlin has committed 10 of these armies to Russia’s wider war in Ukraine.

The 49th CAA on paper is a powerful force. It draws its roughly 10 battalion tactical groups—each with several hundred soldiers and dozens of vehicles—from motorized, air assault and costal-defense regiments, brigades and divisions. In all, the 49th CAA might oversee 10,000 troops.

Those troops struggle with unfavorable geography. The port city of Kherson with its pre-war population of 300,000 is the center of gravity of the oblast the 49th CAA occupies. Holding Kherson is central to Russian war aims. Liberating it is central to Ukrainian war aims.

But Kherson is surrounded by water. The city lies on the northwest bank of the wide Dnipro River, which winds south through Ukraine before emptying into the Black Sea. The Inhulets River, a tributary of the Dnipro, cuts south across Kherson Oblast and merges with the Dnipro east of the port.

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>>1080781
Whys is has Ukraine lost half it's force? Maybe it's a huge feignt.
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>>1080781
I don't think they are tho. They control like 20% of Ukraine. They may not have completed their objective they are definitely not the ones 'losing' the conflict
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>>1081170
>Why has Ukraine lost 1 gorillion dudes?
The Ukrainians say 10K, they estimate low for morale.
The enemy says 193K, they estimate high for morale.
The truth is somewhere in between. Unless you're a partisan shill, then just say the number the team you are on gives you.
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>>1079407
They've yet to be bombed once, as Donbas proved: artillery kept firing despite supposed lack of shells caused by all ammo depots being - supposedly - blown up by HIMARS.
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>>1078601
>humanitarian aid is being provided to peaceful citizens of Ukraine
Remind me why do they need humanitarian aid again?
Also I find it hard to believe that someone who gives two shits about civilians would lob "precision" weapons with a CEP in the hundreds of meters to hit targets in cities.

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https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/mexico-testing-limits-of-using-law-to-bar-cultural-appropriation

Mexico’s new ban on the unauthorized use of indigenous art and design highlights questions about how far intellectual property laws can be used in a global push against exploitation of marginalized cultures.

The Federal Law for the Protection of the Cultural Heritage of Indigenous and Afro-Mexican People and Communities empowers groups to sue if someone without permission copies or imitates symbols, designs, or other elements of their heritage, “even in a degree of confusion.” It carries up to a 10-year prison term for illicitly producing or selling indigenous creations.

But as the law raises the stakes, it leaves open crucial questions that could make guesswork of compliance and enforcement. And legally protecting a collective ownership of a culture may prove fundamentally problematic because of inherent subjectivity and conflicts with free expression and intellectual property law principles.

The goal of the sanctions enacted this year are “noble,” but “the law is too abstract,” intellectual property attorney Kiyoshi Tsuru of TMI Abogados in Mexico City said. He also said creators may respond by “avoiding Mexican culture altogether” rather than just the indigenous groups the law aims to protect.

“This is something that needs to be addressed. However, there are still doubts on whether this is the most efficient way,” Tsuru said. “Creators need to have a basic level of legal certainty, and also they need to have their freedom of expression and freedom to work and be protected.”
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The law doesn’t specifically address what qualifies as a cultural creation, how close is too close, and who in an indigenous community has permission-granting authority.

“Someone has to decide,” said professor Rebecca Tsosie of the University of Arizona’s Indigenous Peoples’ Law and Policy Program. “Even among indigenous groups there’s quite a lot of overlap because they’re related linguistically and culturally. You need somebody to say what belongs to whom if you’re going to make some type of a system that’s enforceable.”

‘Doesn’t Feel Right’
When designer Carolina Herrera released her Resort 2020 fashion line in 2019, the Mexican government loudly accused her of exploiting well-known indigenous designs in her dresses. It promised legislation to address indigenous cultural ownership.

That same year across the border, social media backlash over alleged cultural appropriation caused Kim Kardashian to rename her Kimono shapewear brand.

Traditional IP legal principles don’t address such controversies. Cultural artistic designs are too old and general for copyright protection designed to reward individual creators for specific works, which eventually enter the public domain. Trademark rights stem from use in commerce rather than creation, and primarily exist to prevent consumer confusion over who made a product.

Regardless, outsiders taking something a minority group developed and selling it to no benefit of the marginalized group not only “feels icky,” but “is just morally wrong,” said IP attorney Lauren M. Ingram of Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa in Chicago.

“It doesn’t feel right because it’s sort of like a continued oppression, an economic oppression,” said Ingram, whose paper on the topic won an award from the International Trademark Association.
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‘No Elegant Solution’
A broader international awareness of the profits made off of traditional art, style, and symbols have spawned a push to legally recognize and protect the intellectual property rights of historically marginalized people.

“There’s a strong global sentiment that cultural appropriation of indigenous cultures is wrong and harmful that didn’t exist even 20 years ago,” Tsosie said.

The Mexican law reflects the dialogue in places like the World Intellectual Property Organization, and countries are tackling the issue in different ways. But no coherent blueprint has emerged, and most approaches are much narrower than Mexico’s.

New Zealand diverts trademark applications incorporating Maori text or imagery to an indigenous committee.

In the U.S., the Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 prohibits misrepresentation in marketing Native American crafts. The Navajo Nation sued under that law over use of its name and artistic style to secure a settlement from Urban Outfitters in 2016.

Some groups have turned to collective trademarks that signify membership in a group, like Alaskan Natives’ Silver Hand program, to mark verified native products. Indigenous groups in the U.S. and other countries including Australia have also used general unfair competition laws that also target deception of consumers.

But those mechanisms have limits. Trademarks often can’t prevent large companies from barging in and either using designs in non-trademark fashion or simply using and registering a trademark first. Some consumers are either unaware or don’t find cross-cultural use of the public domain creations problematic. Ingram also noted questions of who should have authority to manage collective marks on behalf of a group remain tricky.


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‘It’s a Killer’
An administrative agency will establish regulations regarding the new Mexican law by mid-July, presumably adding at least some clarity to the law’s parameters. As it stands, the law says there will be a new cultural registry, but registration isn’t required to support ownership. It also advises disputes between or within a community be resolved in mediation, but doesn’t specify who legally has authority to represent a group, deferring to the groups themselves.

Mexico has 68 different indigenous peoples comprising more than 15 percent of the country’s population and speaking hundreds of languages and dialects, according to the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs.

Some designs are well-known to originate from certain states, but also often overlap different groups, said IP attorney Hugo Alberto Arriaga Becerra of Arriaga y Dominguez in Mexico City. The law says where multiple groups claim an element, it can’t be approved for third-party use without agreement from all of them.

“Most of this goes against the Constitution,” Arriaga said, adding that a law can be invalidated for vagueness, as in the U.S. “I do not believe this will be very useful to anybody.”

The uncertainty baked into the law will “spook” businesses operating in Mexico, said IP attorney Brian Pomper, executive director of the Alliance for Trade Enforcement.
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I’ve often been told, ‘I’m ok with bad laws,’” as companies can work around them, Pomper said. “‘What I can’t deal with is uncertainty.’ It’s a killer.”

‘Highlight Awareness’
Aside from uncertainty, there’s no consensus on whether and when alleged appropriation crosses a line, complicating the effort to create a reliable legal framework. Arriaga, for example, said he’s not offended by Americans wearing Mexican sombreros, saying “nowadays people want to be offended by everything.”

Yet when Louis Vuitton sells a Basotho blanket for 30 times the price craftspeople from southern Africa could earn, as happened in 2017, the perceived injustice upsets large numbers of people in ways increasingly impossible to be ignored.

That can lead to conflicts in principles even among social justice advocates.

Law professor Ann Bartow of the University of New Hampshire said she “hates that fast fashion dips into people’s cultures and exploits them in garish ways.” But she also has strong free expression instincts and a tendency to favor low barriers to fair use, which she said conflict with an impulse for strong legal enforcement of appropriation.

Bartow said she wrote about First Amendment issues in trademark law in the 1990s, but didn’t publish because “I couldn’t figure out how I came down on it.”

Ultimately the kind of public pressure that got Kardashian to abandon the Kimono trademark might be the most effective way to push back, some attorneys said.


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https://youtu.be/J9iS60_Mlqc

https://ijr.com/seattle-police-officers-arrest-preacher-pride/
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>>1079345
Lol. I am Catholic my parents are devout Catholics and I and used to collect Pokemon cards and play the Pokemon TCG and video games. That's all Christian fundie talking.

Also, my sisters and cousins are/were big fans of Harry Potter and read the books. My primary and high school also had Harry Potter in their libraries and even for class reading.
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>Be conservative
>Actively spit in the face of just about everything Jesus taught
>Nooooo not my heckin scripturino!!
If Jesus came back tomorrow, you faggots would decry him as a radical leftist and demand his blood. Your outrage is worthless.
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>>1079675
>B-but trannies!
Get a fucking hobby
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>>1081278
>Get a fucking hobby
but trannies...
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garbage link, where in that 3 hour long video do we see the content described in your post

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https://www.businessinsider.com/matt-gaetz-20-gop-voting-against-anti-sex-trafficking-bill-2022-7

The Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2022 was approved in the House for reauthorization with a massive majority of 401 votes to 20.

The act combats human trafficking — particularly sex trafficking — through severe penalties for perpetrators and support services for victims.

It first came into law as the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000, when it passed the House and Senate with almost no opposition, and has been reauthorized multiple times without significant challenge.

Gaetz has been under federal investigation since 2020 over the question of whether he had sex with a minor, and whether he paid for her to cross state lines, as The New York Times first reported. Paying for a minor to travel interstate for sex would count as sex-trafficking.

Gaetz has not been charged with anything and has consistently denied any wrongdoing.

A former associate, Joel Greenberg — whom Gaetz once called his "wingman"— has pleaded guilty to six charges, including sex trafficking a minor, Politico reported. Greenberg's sentencing has been delayed in order to cooperate with the investigation into Gaetz, per the outlet.

Gaetz did not immediately respond to Insider's query about the vote, made outside normal US working hours, about why he voted no.

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>>1077143
So are you gonna do something about it? You know all these politicians have public addresses. Or are you just gonna seethe on 4chan?
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>>1078340
>A sex offender registry is exclusively a post-release program.
>You don't know anything about this topic, anon.
You would definitely be the expert, I guess
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>>1077143
it's been proven majority of sex offenders on social media tend to be leftists trying to blend in as a wolf in sheep's clothing. It's honestly pathetic how often you see some woke asshole talk about women's right and then it turns out they sexually assaulted, blackmailed or harassed females. Extra Creditz was never cancelled one of the wokest dogshit influencers around, literally had it's vp threaten a coworker for sex then kicked her out of the company when she rejected his advances.
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>>1077182
Based, all pedos get the fucking rope.
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>>1077146
Why are you voting for pedophiles? I mean people who actually have been proven to be pedophiles instead of just in your headcanon.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/americans-fear-irs-will-use-inflation-reduction-act-funding-to-audit-average-and-lower-income-taxpayers/ar-AA10sDQ4
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>>1080939
>Fox Business
>Editorial
>MSN.com
No thanks
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>>1080939
tax dollars at work i see. all the money stolen from us and we get paid back with more feds monitoring our tax returns, especially towards the middle class who cant afford to hire an army of tax attorneys and lawyers unlike billionaires. fucking brilliant

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Global Warming is fake
https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/04/australia/great-barrier-reef-high-coral-report-australia-climate-intl-hnk/index.html

>The Great Barrier Reef has recorded it's highest amount of coral cover since the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) began monitoring 36 years ago, according to a report published Thursday.

>An AIMS survey of 87 reefs found that between August 2021 and May 2022, average hard coral cover in the upper region and central areas of the reef increased by around one third.

>It's a rare piece of good news for the world-famous reef, which in March underwent its sixth mass bleaching event.

>AIMS CEO Dr. Paul Hardisty said the results in the north and central regions were a sign the reef could still recover from mass bleaching and outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish that feed on coral.

>However, he emphasized that the loss of coral cover elsewhere in the reef suggests it is still susceptible to threats, like marine heatwaves. The report added that due to climate change, these disturbances that could reverse the progress in coral growth were likely to become more frequent and longer lasting.

>AIMS monitoring program team leader Dr. Mike Emslie said that most of the increase was driven by fast-growing Acropora corals which are "particularly vulnerable" to coral bleaching, wave damage caused by tropical cyclones and as prey for the starfish.


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>>1079820
>>1079855
>>1079926
>>1080025
This board is wonderful sometimes kek
>>1079712
I'm thinking BASED. After so much damage for many years it's good to see a positive story about the GBR
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Greta is hideous
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>>1079712
it is fake


my mind made it real
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>>1079790
Gasoline demand was lowest in decades
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global warming is fake

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Visa (V) and Mastercard (MA) on Thursday temporarily halted card payments for ads across Pornhub and parent company MindGeek after a lawsuit raised questions around the role of payment processors in facilitating the distribution of child pornography.

In a ruling Friday, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court of Central California denied Visa’s request to be dismissed from a lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed Visa was responsible in allowing a sexually explicit video of her at age 13 to be circulated across Pornhub.com.

Visa and Mastercard stopped allowing payments on Pornhub in December 2020 following a New York Times report by columnist Nicholas Kristof that alleged the pornographic website showed videos of child abuse and sexual assault. However, the payments processors continued to allow card payments for ad purchases.

"The legal decision, with which we disagree, has created new uncertainty about the role of TrafficJunky, MindGeek’s advertising arm," Visa CEO Al Kelly said in a statement Thursday.

"Accordingly, we will suspend TrafficJunky’s Visa acceptance privileges based on the court’s decision until further notice," he said. "During this suspension, Visa cards will not be able to be used to purchase advertising on any sites including Pornhub or other MindGeek affiliated sites."

Mastercard followed suit in suspending the use of its cards at TrafficJunky shortly after Visa's decision.

"New facts from last week’s court ruling made us aware of advertising revenue outside of our view that appears to provide Pornhub with indirect funding," the company said in a statement to Yahoo Finance. "This step will further enforce our December 2020 decision to terminate the use of our products on that site.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/visa-suspends-payments-for-ads-on-pornhub-after-lawsuit-pressure-from-hedge-funder-bill-ackman-171625930.html
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>>1080042
have sex incel :)
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>>1080050
you sound kind of mad there? Go have sex and you will less mad incel :)
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>>1080043
>>1080043
If Youtube stopped accepting that 600hrs/sec input, and narrowed it down to the point where it could be humanly moderated, in addition to ending what has effectively become a public service, they'd kill their whole business model. All on the basis of a few bad apples among millions of users. It'd also mean no one would be able to create a public video hosting service.

The internet would quickly become like television, where only a handful of large corporations could "post" their videos with a handful of contracted stars and such.
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>>1080067
you go have sex and stop watching porn instead
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>>1080005
>illegal to knowingly assist, facilitate, or support sex trafficking

Key words there. Knowingly. I would prefer to keep Visa and their brethren out of people's personal business. If some 3rd party who is handling money from entity A to entity B has to check on both A's and B's legal status, that is both an undue burden on the company as well as on any private citizen.

Imagine being held liable for sex trafficking because you shopped at a Walmart that was secretly hosting a trafficking ring in the back. This is literally what is happening to Visa. There are being held liable for shit they would have had to research and had no way of validating. There is no way they can reasonably check every transaction and we the people don't need them policing that shit either. That judge is a fucking moron, but it is CA, and they love their retards there.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2022/08/08/made-china-made-usa-tags-swap/10264036002/
An apparel company known for inflammatory apparel championing the Second Amendment and Donald Trump has been fined after the Federal Trade Commission found the company falsely claimed its imported apparel is made in the U.S.

Utah-based Lions Not Sheep and its owner, SeanWhalen, were slapped with a $211,335 fine last week after the FTC found the company removed “Made in China” tags, replacing them with fake “Made in the USA” labels, according to a FTC news release.

The fine comes on the heels of a complaint filed by the FTC in May.

According to the FTC, the company added phony Made in USA labels to clothing imported from China and other countries. The FTC release did not not identify the other countries.

The apparel company sells items including T-shirts, sweatshirts and jackets on its website as well as through Amazon and Etsy.

Products, according to the FTC, are marketed heavily through social media channels, claiming that it would “show people it’s possible to live your life as a LION, Not a sheep.”

Some shirts on its website read “give violence a chance,” depict former President Trump as the Terminator and feature military-style firearms.
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>>1080705
Why? Is it sad?
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>>1080571
No. That all stemmed from some tweet that some guy made showing his roommate's bootleg MAGA hat. All Trump's gear is made in California by some company called Califame.
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>>1081146
Yeah legit Trump hats come from America, but China makes a shit ton of bootleg shit because they know retards will buy it.
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>>1080715
>>1080707
I think they've already taken up space in your heads.
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>>1080567
>MAGA clothing brand caught in fraud scheme
Wowzers
>>1080656
or just not give a shit because no one cares. Also fuck your IRS

The fire at the Matanzas supertanker base has killed at least one person and injured 125 others, with another 14 firefighters still missing. It also forced officials to shut down a thermoelectric plant on Monday after it ran out of water, sparking concerns about additional blackouts.

The facility caught on fire late on Friday after lightning struck one of its tanks, sparking several explosions as it spread over the weekend. The first tank was at 50% capacity and contained nearly 883,000 cubic feet (25,000 cubic meters) of fuel. The second tank was full.

Officials have yet to provide an estimate of damages.

The blaze comes just days after the government announced scheduled blackouts for the capital of Havana amid a sweltering summer.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/09/cuba-matanzas-oil-depot-fire-energy-shortage
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thanks for posting actual news OP

"RIA News". Due to the constant shelling of the Zaporozhye NPP by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), the station is in danger, and the ongoing Ukrainian attacks could lead to a global man-made disaster, Russia warns.
On August 7, the artillery of the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired at the power plant again, as a result of which the high-voltage line was damaged, there was an energy surge at the NPP itself, and the staff needed to reduce the capacity of two power units to 500 megawatts, the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov, reported.
"There was a voltage surge at the Zaporozhye NPP, which caused smoke on the open switchgear of the station. The protection system also worked, which turned off the power supply. The arrived firefighters managed to eliminate the smoke," he said.
The representative of the Defense Ministry described the Ukrainian attack as an act of nuclear terrorism aimed at creating a humanitarian catastrophe in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions.

On the same day, the head of the administration of the Zaporozhye region, Yevgeny Balitsky, also said that after the attack of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, two power units of the Zaporozhye NPP were not working at full capacity. He called on the IAEA and UN delegations to come to the station to inspect and record the facts and the direction of the shelling.
Prior to that, the head of the National Defense Control Center of Russia, Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev, warned that a potential accident at the Zaporozhye NPP threatens unpredictable and unprecedented consequences for the whole world.
"In the event of an accident at the Zaporozhye NPP, a global man—made catastrophe will occur, which in terms of the scale of radioactive contamination will significantly exceed the consequences of accidents at the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear power plants," Mizintsev said.

https://ria.ru/20220809/katastrofa-1808199890.html?utm_source=yxnews&utm_medium=desktop
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this thread makes my peepee hard
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>>1081086
>The Russians themselves
> posts pro-Ukrainian sources
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>>1080925
>Wait a second, /pol/ told me the Nazis did nothing wrong.
They always dodge this nowadays.
Rightwingers should hate russia because russia wants to "kill nazi's in Ukraine". But low and behold, that group of americans love russia!
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>>1081106
>that group of americans love russia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M9tbtjRktc&t=3m25s
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>>1081094
>>1080362

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/nicholasreimann/2022/08/03/do-you-know-what-perjury-is-attorney-for-sandy-hook-parents-says-alex-jones-lied-about-phone-records/

Attorneys representing the parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims accused InfoWars host Alex Jones of perjury at his defamation damages trial Wednesday, saying Jones' legal team accidentally sent records proving Jones wrote numerous emails and text messages referencing the massacre, even though Jones testified he could not find any of that information.

Plaintiffs’ attorney Mark Bankston said Jones' lawyers mistakenly turned over years of records from his cell phone during discovery in the Texas damages trial.

Jones previously testified under oath that he searched for "Sandy Hook" on his phone, but the search yielded no results.

Jones also testified he could not have written emails that referenced Sandy Hook because he does not use email, but Bankston showed Jones did, in fact, write emails that mentioned Sandy Hook.

The InfoWars host insisted he did not lie, telling Bankston at one point, "this is ridiculous."

"Do you know what perjury is?" Bankston asked.

https://twitter.com/LawCrimeNetwork/status/1554878549319946242

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>>1080092
>Don't be fooled by this conspiracy! Be fooled by this crazier one instead!
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>>1080092
This is timecube levels of unhinged
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>>1079287
Lol lmao ROFL
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>>1080109
Meds
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>>1080109
>Security let protestors in
And? That's just proof it's a coup.

Ethan Liming a white boy who was killed by three remarkable pride of the community black guys were actually defending themselves against a water gun. They were so afraid by that they got into fight or flight mode and beat up the nasty perpetrator and because they were so afraid continue to stomp his head while he was unconscious resulting in his death. When the friend of Ethan tried to call the emergency service, they took his phone fearing the racist police of course. Imagine the trauma they had to go through and they still charged them with involuntary manslaughter and misdemeanor, and yet still some people are asking for harsher sentence for murder which is simply just self defense against racist white people THE AUDACITY. I am going to start a go fund me for their bail and take this onto the streets, I saw new Jordans that I need after all. NO JUSTICE NO PEACE!!
https://www.foxnews.com/us/ethan-liming-death-ohio-grand-jury-indicts-3-suspects-lesser-charges-teens-june-beating-death
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If you defend these monsters, unironically KYS, you deserve a curb stomp from these scum
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>>1078582
>>1078580
so you give everyone permission to run up to you in the street armed, to mug you and you won't fight back right?
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>>1078245
4 less trash on the street, a victory for americans everywhere and a sad day for the world.
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>>1078089
>Also shows how racist the system is that the black guys are being prosecuted at all since they had a right to self defense.
Serious?
If you reversed the races they would all be facing murder manslaughter and hate crime charges
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>>1078182
The fact you typed this much to obvious bait. Go back new fag just go back.

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https://www.npr.org/2022/08/07/1116221784/vincent-alabama-racist-text-police
VINCENT, Ala. — A racist text message sent by a police officer has prompted officials in a small Alabama town to disband their police department and fire the police chief and assistant chief.

Vincent Mayor James Latimore on Thursday confirmed that Police Chief James Srygley and Assistant Chief John L. Goss had been dismissed, al.com reported.

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office on Friday condemned the two officers' actions and said it stands with the city "in providing emergency law enforcement related service to the citizens (of Vincent) at this time."

In the message, which recently surfaced on social media, someone identified as "752″ texts: "What do y'all call a pregnant slave?" An unidentified recipient responds twice: "?" and "??"

"752″ answers: "BOGO Buy one, get one free"

"This has torn this community apart. It doesn't matter what color we are as long as we do right by people," City Councilman Corey Abrams said during Thursday's council meeting.

On Tuesday, Latimore said "appropriate action has been taken" against the officer alleged to have sent the text, though at the time he would not name the person or anyone involved.


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>>1080434
Good, they're useless. If they're not obligated to protect anyone or anything, then fuck all of them.
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'Tis true justice. The US finally starts to feel safer for black and queer folx alike. No more white patriarchy. They should be all put against the wall in minecraft.
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>>1080931

Nah, when they refer to The Plantion Party, the joke is about dumb voters who support Democrats even though they are getting fucked over by them, time after time. How? Gas was $1.40 here under Trump. Those millions of new illegal immigrants (Fact: true asylum seekers have to stop at the first other country they enter, they do not get to travel around the world to come to the US) compete for housing, jobs, school slots, medical care, and US citizens get what is left.
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>>1081023
What the fuck are you talking about?
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>"Buy one, get one free"
You aren't even getting one free unless you wait a couple years for them to walk and start taking orders.

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Rodney A. Barber, the person who pled guilty to bribing Democrat party chairman Phil Nichols in exchange for winning a contract to do work for the Muncie Sanitary District, and also giving Democrat official Tracy Barton $5,000 in cash to "illegally contribute" to democrat Mayor Dennis Tyler's re-election campaign, is being sentenced this week
https://www.thestarpress.com/story/news/crime/2022/08/08/contractors-sentencing-in-corruption-case-reset-for-september/65394943007/
MUNCIE, Ind. — The sentencing hearing for a Delaware County contractor charged in a federal investigation of corruption in Muncie city government has been rescheduled for Sept. 6.

Rodney A. Barber, 54, had most recently been set to enter a guilty plea — to a count of fraud — and be sentenced on July 27. U.S. District Court Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson granted Barber's request for a continuance.

According to a plea agreement signed in 2021, Barber will admit to paying Phil Nichols, ex-local Democratic Party chairman, $5,500 in cash in exchange for winning a contract to do work for the Muncie Sanitary District, and giving then-MSD official Tracy Barton $5,000 in cash to "illegally contribute" to Mayor Dennis Tyler's re-election campaign.

The latter payment led to Tyler's November 2021 conviction on a count of theft of government funds. The former mayor later spent five months in a federal prison in West Virginia.
The democrat former mayor spent time in a federal prison in West Virginia.
According to court documents, Barber also has admitted to removing a tree from outside Tyler's northside home "in exchange for favorable consideration" in the awarding of future contracts.

That charge stemmed from a conspiracy — also involving Nichols, MSD administrator Nikki Grigsby, then-city police officer Jess Neal and contractor Tony Franklin — to solicit bribes in exchange for the awarding of Muncie Sanitary District contracts.
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>>1080745
However, Barton's sentencing hearing was not held in June, and online court records do not indicate it has yet been rescheduled.

Grigsby and Neal are now serving sentences in federal prison after entering guilty pleas.

Franklin also entered a guilty plea, in May, and had been scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 8. Last week, however, Judge James Sweeney II agreed to postpone that hearing until Dec. 7.

Nichols — described in court documents as the ringleader of the bribery conspiracy — in March signed an agreement to plead guilty, to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
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>>1080745
>Democrat fraud and corruption
Again!?
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>>1080861
>Democrat fraud and corruption
>Again!?
It never stops
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>>1081030
There are tens of thousands of city council members in America. Some of them are going to be corrupt.
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>>1081052
This isn't about that, or reality even.
This is about Democrats vs Republicans.
In short: it's a slide thread.


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