How does a parent protect a child from their own community?
(SALEM, Ore.) - I Am Jane Doe chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex trafficking on Backpage.com, the adult classifieds section that for years was part of the iconic Village Voice.
The documentary follows the journey of these young girls and their mothers in real time as they run headlong into a collision course not only with Backpage but with judges, powerful corporations, special interest groups, and an outdated internet freedom law.
"At the foot of the mountain, Clark Gable, Carole Lombard’s husband, waited in the faint hope that some of those on the plane may have survived."
(SALEM, Ore.) - January 16th marks the 75th anniversary of the night Hollywood actress Carole Lombard lost her life in a mysterious, tragic plane crash southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, claiming all 22 souls aboard.
A Transcontinental Western Airlines (TWA) Douglas DC-3 slammed into a mountain about 35 miles from Vegas, taking with it, Lombard, her mother, press agent and passengers including 15 US servicemen. Nobody ever figured out what happened.
"We Shall Overcome the lies about his assassination just as the King Family did by winning the civil trial in 1999"
(OAKLAND, Ore.) - The song, An Act of State - The Execution of Martin Luther King, is based on the book of the same title by King family lawyer, William Pepper.
The book tells the story of the trial that Pepper won on behalf of the King family in 1999 in a Memphis court where a jury of 6 black and 6 white jurors unanimously found Loyd Jowers and unnamed government conspirators guilty of murdering Martin Luther King.
It is believed he suffered some sort of medical issue prior to the crash.
(CURRY COUNTY, Ore.) - While out training, a U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew overheard a radio conversation between an 80-year-old male pilot and Federal Aviation Administration Seattle personnel.
The pilot was reporting he had lost vision in his right eye and was signaling an emergency code today.
“We must cherish one another, watch over one another, comfort one another, and gain instruction that we may all sit down in heaven together.” ~ Lucy Mack Smith
(SALEM, Ore.) - Whether you are a Sunday and Wednesday churchgoer or more of an Easter and Christmas churchgoer, you probably enjoy the fellowship and socialization the church offers when you visit.
Fellowship is, indeed, one of the primary purposes of church. Believers gather to worship, learn, study and socialize. It is the latter of these that attracts many of the regular participants, and it’s no wonder why.
The year after TCE was found in agricultural wells on and off the base at El Toro, the entire set of water distribution engineering drawings were redrawn.
(SOMERDALE, N.J.) - This explosive new book details the tragic story of U.S. Marines at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, CA, and Camp Lejeune, NC, who were exposed to organic solvents, benzene, and other carcinogens in the drinking water, and through dermal contact and inhalation while working with toxic chemicals without protective clothing and face masks.
(SALEM, Ore.) - During the holiday period between December 15, 2016 and January 2, 2017, officers working on these focused patrols arrested nine people for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants and issued one citation for a Minor In Possession of Alcohol.
They also issued 49 citations and warnings for other violations.
Only 31% of Americans overall support the United States' blocking international recognition of Palestinian statehood. So who's calling the shots?
(SAN FRANCISCO) - Trump has appointed two strident advocates of Israel's right-wing settler movement to the key positions of U.S. ambassador to Israel and chief negotiator.
Ambassador-designate David Friedman insists the United States should end the "two-state narrative" and claims that moderate Zionist groups like J Street who support it are "far worse than kapos — Jews who turned in their fellow Jews in the Nazi death camps."
Electricity is turned on for 4 hours and then cut off for 20 hours every day.
(GAZA STRIP) - Unemployment has reached its highest level in history. Another obstacle is electricity which is only available for about four hours each day.
These dynamics increase psychological pressure on human beings of all ages. Hope remains because anything is possible but the lack of electricity creates serious problems. Sometimes the electricity is even turned off during the 4 hours it should be on. This causes great stress.
Without prevention, outrage and leadership, the fatal scourge will progress.
(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - I recently wrote an article that generated quite a flurry of concern and discussion -- the evil reach of George Soros in his attempts to legalize drugs in the U.S. and also Partnership for Drug Free Kids funded by the FDA and Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin. Links to these articles are shown below.
Since Partnership is heavily financed by the FDA and Purdue Pharma that may be the reason they did not attend FDA meetings approving OxyContin for children...
(ONTARIO, Ore.) - Just as Ontario Police arrived on scene, the suspect, 49-year old Anthony Wayne Montwheeler, of Nampa, Idaho, fled in a 2014 black Dodge pickup.
Officers received information that there was an adult female, 40-year old Anita S. Harmon, of Weiser, Idaho, who was being held against her will, in the pickup. Officers pursued the suspect in the city then traveled south onto Highway 201.
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It does it for all opiates. Cannabis has brought relief to many, for centuries.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) - I can already feel the first comment. What the hell is he talking about? Well, Okay. During the 1860’s Cannabis/Marijuana was used in the U.S. to get addicted people off alcohol, tobacco and opium, and it was very successful in doing so. Many Civil War veterans were addicted to all three of these.
About that time, Morphine and the hypodermic syringe were invented, which gave doctors real control of pain and brought about the concept that a physician’s first obligation to his patients was to control pain. It was far nicer and safer than opium or alcohol.
After Walmart, he broke down a door to an apartment and slashed three men with the machete.
(WOODBURN, Ore.) - Monday night, a little after 10 p.m. Woodburn Police got a call about a man in Walmart breaking out glass cabinets and taking ammunition.
Witnesses said the man was running around the store with a machete and while in the store, the suspect, identified as Alan Lee Brock, allegedly swung a machete at a door greeter and said he was going to kill him.
ISIL threatens Asian country with retaliation for its brutal treatment and extermination of Rohingya Muslims.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Myanmar's problems with ISIS are a microcosm of the worldwide picture, literally a snapshot of what is to come from years of nations persecuting people for being Muslim when political leaders themselves do not possess even the smallest understanding of Islam or the people who comprise the world's newest monotheistic religion.
Now the government of Myanmar is threatened by one of the world's largest terrorist networks.