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Bill Nye: Should Parents Be Penalized For Having ‘Extra Kids?’

Comedian Bill Nye suggested that saving the world from climate change might entail punishing people in developed countries for having too many children. Nye asked one of the panelists on the Tuesday episode of his Netflix show “Bill Nye Saves The Earth” if it would be a good idea to have the government penalize having “extra kids.”

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America's Opioid Death Crisis May Be A Lot Worse Than We Thought

America’s ongoing opioid crisis is no secret. With thousands dying from prescription painkiller overdoses each year — nearly as many as traffic deaths — even the U.S. government has been forced to take action. As awareness of the epidemic continues to grow, further hazards of the pharmaceutical class of drugs are being revealed — including potentially higher numbers of deaths caused by their use.

Source: Blacklistednews – America's Opioid Death Crisis May Be A Lot Worse Than We Thought

SWAT Mistakes Prayer Group for Gun Thieves, Raid Wrong Home, Detain 14yo Girl in Bathroom

Guns Loaded? Check… Extra Ammunition? Check… Bullet-proof protective vests? Check… Right home address? Uh oh! In yet another SWAT Team flub, a home has been raided, and its occupants beaten. However, once again, the police went to the wrong address. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office in Gaithersburg admits they got it all wrong when they burst into Israel Orellana’s home in Montgomery County. Orellana has the same name as the man police were searching for in a gun theft case. But still, incredibly, Carroll County got a warrant to search the wrong address. Worse yet, the group of people gathered in the home were church goers who were spending the night socializing and praying.

Source: Blacklistednews – SWAT Mistakes Prayer Group for Gun Thieves, Raid Wrong Home, Detain 14yo Girl in Bathroom

Mainstream Media Finally Exposes CIA Drug Trafficking Conspiracy in Explosive History Channel Series

Richard Nixon, in his effort to silence black people and antiwar activists, brought the War on Drugs into full force in 1973. He then signed Reorganization Plan No. 2, which established the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Over the course of five decades, this senseless war has waged on. At a cost of over $1 trillion — ruining and ending countless lives in the process — America’s drug war has created a drug problem that is worse now than ever before.

Source: Blacklistednews – Mainstream Media Finally Exposes CIA Drug Trafficking Conspiracy in Explosive History Channel Series

Florida Wants to Force Tech Companies to Censor What You See on the Internet

A bill has been introduced to Florida’s state legislature that would require electronic devices to be manufactured with a government-mandated filter pre-installed. The bill was introduced on April 7th and, if passed into law, would take effect October 2017. The bill, titled the “Human Trafficking Prevention Act,” would prohibit all covered electronics manufacturers from producing, distributing, or selling certain devices without a filter present that blocks specific kinds of online content.

Source: Blacklistednews – Florida Wants to Force Tech Companies to Censor What You See on the Internet

EFF study: ed-tech is spying on America's kids and not telling them about it

The Electronic Frontier Foundation surveyed hundreds of American kids, teachers and parents about privacy and the “ed-tech” sector, which is filling America’s classrooms with Chromebooks and cloud services and mobile devices that ingest kids’ data wholesale without any meaningful privacy or data retention policies.

Source: Blacklistednews – EFF study: ed-tech is spying on America's kids and not telling them about it

NSA Blimp Spied in the United States

To residents of Maryland, catching an occasional glimpse of a huge white blimp floating in the sky is not unusual. For more than a decade, the military has used the state as a proving ground for new airships destined for Afghanistan or Iraq. But less known is that the test flights have sometimes served a more secretive purpose involving National Security Agency surveillance.

Source: Blacklistednews – NSA Blimp Spied in the United States