St. Charles County Police Pressured Suspects In Private Tow Lot To Hand Over $10,000 In Cash | St. Louis Public Radio

“People are in awful situations,” said Justin Gelfand, a former federal prosecutor who has represented some of the people taken to Superior Towing. “These often are in very coercive, unusual environments, literally waiving their right to their cash in a towing lot in the middle of the night.

https://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-charles-county-police-pressured-suspects-private-tow-lot-hand-over-10000-cash

House counsel suggests Trump could be impeached again… in January…

“The House is open to the prospect of impeaching President Donald Trump a second time, lawyers for the Judiciary Committee said Monday.

House Counsel Douglas Letter said in a filing in federal court that a second impeachment could be necessary if the House uncovers new evidence that Trump attempted to obstruct investigations of his conduct.

https://www.politico.com/news/2019/12/23/doj-impeachment-vote-undercut-house-mcgahn-testimony-089604

Military grapples with Chinese social media app TikTok’s security amid growing popularity – U.S. – Stripes

“Tik Tok is a cybersecurity threat,” the Navy Marine Corps Intranet stated Wednesday in a user bulletin, adding that anyone with the app on their mobile devices wouldn’t be allowed to use the intranet.

Source: Military grapples with Chinese social media app TikTok’s security amid growing popularity – U.S. – Stripes

The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1893

In 1828 Congress designated the land that would become Oklahoma as Indian Territory. White settlers were required to leave, and a number of tribes from the East and South were forcibly moved into the area from their ancestral lands. Chief among these were the Five Civilized Tribes – the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek and Seminole – who allied themselves with the South during the Civil War. Following the war, the US government looked upon these tribes as defeated enemies. This animosity combined with increasing pressure to open up the Indian Territory to white settlement prompted the first land rush in 1885, a second followed in 1889.

Source: The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1893

Pro-Abortion Congressman John Dingell Gets Catholic Funeral

In an email to LifeSiteNews, Fr. Brian Harrison disagreed with Kennedy having a Catholic funeral, saying, “It was a Mass I regard as a scandal comparable to, if not worse than, the scandal given several months ago when the nation’s most prestigious ‘Catholic’ university bestowed an honorary doctorate upon Barack Hussein Obama, the most pro-abortion and ‘pro-gay’ president in U.S. history.”The Catholic Code of Canon Law actually forbids funerals for public sinners. Canon 1184 states, “Unless they gave some signs of repentance before death, the following must be deprived of ecclesiastical funerals: notorious apostates, heretics and schismatics; other manifest sinners who cannot be granted ecclesiastical funerals without public scandal of the faithful.”

Source: Pro-Abort John Dingell Gets Catholic Funeral

Girls as young as 11 ‘traded for food’ in Haiti to UN peacekeepers who fathered ‘hundreds’ of babies | Daily Mail Online

Peacekeepers of the United Nations had ‘hundreds’ of babies with women in Haiti before abandoning the young mothers, a new report has claimed.The study into the UN mission in the disaster-hit Caribbean country said girls as young as 11 were left pregnant after being sexually abused.Some of the girls were traded for ‘a few coins’ in order to get food and would have sex with the peacekeepers so they could survive, the British academic-led study found.

Source: Girls as young as 11 ‘traded for food’ in Haiti to UN peacekeepers who fathered ‘hundreds’ of babies | Daily Mail Online

Fox Business reporter busted with crack pipe at NYC federal courthouse – New York Daily News

Lawrence Crook, a reporter for the news network, was ticketed and escorted out of Manhattan Federal Court Dec. 9 after security spotted what appeared to be a crack pipe tucked into his sock as he passed through a metal detector, authorities and sources said.

Source: Fox Business reporter busted with crack pipe at NYC federal courthouse – New York Daily News

U.S. officials misled the public about the war in Afghanistan, confidential documents reveal – Washington Post

“Since 2001, the Defense Department, State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development have spent or appropriated between $934 billion and $978 billion, according to an inflation-adjusted estimate calculated by Neta Crawford, a political science professor and co-director of the Costs of War Project at Brown University.

Those figures do not include money spent by other agencies such as the CIA and the Department of Veterans Affairs, which is responsible for medical care for wounded veterans.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/investigations/afghanistan-papers/afghanistan-war-confidential-documents/

China tells government offices to remove all foreign computer equipment | China | The Guardian

That is the problem…. they had been doing Industrial Espionage for years…

“In May, Hu Xijin, the editor of the Global Times newspaper in China, said the withdrawal of sharing by US tech companies with Huawei would not be fatal for the company because Huawei has been planning for this conflict “for years” and it would prompt the company to develop its own microchip industry to rival America’s.”

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/09/china-tells-government-offices-to-remove-all-foreign-computer-equipment