Edward Snowden’s new book is a fantastic read, and the government wants to steal the money you pay for it. What’s in the News with stories on justice denied, collateral damage killing 30 civilians, Canada loses money on pot, and three bad boys stories with cops stealing money, arresting a 6-year-old, and raping more than 400 people. Finally, an Ask Me Anything segment with questions on me writing a book, the Prince of Lichtenstein, our chicken, and funny comedy.
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WHAT’S IN THE NEWS
In justice denied news, a Michigan man was jailed last month on a $500,000 bond after writing critical posts on Facebook about the judge who denied him custody of his son. Jonathan Vanderhagen, 35, is now standing trial for malicious use of telecommunication services.
In collateral damage news, a U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labor in the fields, officials said.
In cannabis news, how do you lose money dealing marijuana? Be a government agency!
In bad boys news, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Fresno police officers accused of stealing more than $225,000 while executing a search warrant are protected by qualified immunity and thus cannot be sued over the incident. This court just legalized actual theft.
In more bad boys news, a Florida grandmother was shocked to find out her 6-year-old granddaughter had been arrested Thursday for, get this shit… throwing a tantrum.
In even more bad boys news, police officers in the US were charged with more than 400 rapes over a 9-year period.
ASK ME ANYTHING
It’s that time again! I’m going to answer your burning questions! on me writing a book, the Prince of Lichtenstein, our chicken, and funny comedy.