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D. WATKINS – Why are cops OK with killing black people? Because American history teaches that we aren’t fully human

Last April Terrill Thomas, a 38-year-old inmate in the Milwaukee County Jail suffering from severe mental illness, died of “profound dehydration.” He spent his last days pleading — begging — for something to drink, after the water in his cell was shut off. Corrections officers in the jail had no problem torturing him, watching him die slowly and painfully because …

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Why Are Some Supplement Companies Thinking about Giving Durbin What He Wants?

The senator’s bill has been repeatedly defeated. Why capitulate now? A trade journal reports that some in the supplement industry are apparently considering supporting a Durbin-style proposal for a supplement pre-market notification system. It was reportedly discussed at a recent trade meeting. What is the explanation? One that we have heard is that some supplement companies are seeking to placate …