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Monday, February 1, 2016

Here's Why Trump Won't Bring Up Bill Clinton's Trips to "Lolita Island"

Jefferey Epstein is quite a guy. Quite a rich, privileged, well-connected guy. He also likes very young girls and populated his private island with them, all so he and his friends could visit there and have as much underage sex as they could handle . . . which was a lot.
How well connected is Jefferey Epstein? Flight logs show Bill Clinton traveled at least 10 times on Epstein's private jet and is widely reported to have visited Little St. James, the official name of Epstein's private "Lolita Island" in the US Virgin Islands. That's where, according to attorneys for Epstein's victims, many of the worst crimes against minors were committed by Epstein and his friends who traveled there with him.
Who Jeffrey Epstein? Quite simply, a Palm Beach billionaire, financier and political donor. He is also a convicted sex offender who is the subject of ongoing litigation from at least a dozen of his then-underage victims. One witness who testified against Eptstein "made clear to him (the witness) that he was never to ask any of the girls who came to the estate for proof of their age, so that everyone would have plausible deniability if any problems with law enforcement later emerged."
So if Donald Trump is bringing up Bill Clinton's past sexual history in the White House, as ammunition against Hillary, why won't he mention Bill's relationship with Epstein and his trips to "Lolita Island?"
Perhaps because Trump is also among Epstein's friends and has also been his guest on several occasions. An investigation by Vice News revealed that Trump initially denied knowing Epstein. However, when records showed a long-term friendship between the two, Trump and his attorney's came around and admitted the two knew each other well.
Apparently, there is some truth that even Donald Trump can't deny.

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

36,000 Demand Investigation of State Police Involvement in Human Trafficking

Join more than 36,000 people who demand an investigation into State Police involvement in human trafficking.

On March 29, 2012, a 35-page arrest warrant was unsealed by New Britain Superior Court in Connecticut. The details of this one case reveal much about how the world of human trafficking is alive and well in every community across America . . . and why those guilty of these crimes rarely see appropriate justice.
According to court documents, several witnesses told investigators that State Police Trooper, Pearl Kelly-Paris, actively ran a human trafficking operation with her husband, Jaykuan Paris. 
Together, Jaykuan and Pearl operated the illegal business out of their New Britain, Connecticut home. The extensive investigation, led by the FBI, revealed information that proved Jaykuan and the State Trooper were arranging “for the prostitution of several females, in some cases by means of force, fraud and/or coercion” – the legal definition of human trafficking - and that they regularly advertised in the “escort” section of several websites including 
The words of the witnesses/victims in these statements clearly expose the truth behind the abuse women suffer from the tyrannical behavior of their violent pimps - in this case Jaykuan Paris and a member of the Connecticut State Police. 
According to the victims under his control Jaykuan would regularly “beat his women” if they received “bad reviews” on “escort” service websites. The users of these sites, often men who refer to themselves as “hobbyists,” readily “chat” about and “rate” the women whose sexual services they have paid for. 
Another witness/victim told police that while Pearl was on active-duty as a Connecticut State Trooper, she arrived at a motel in Rocky Hill, Connecticut - in uniform and driving her State Police cruiser - and handed a digital camera to her husband, Mr. Paris. He then proceeded to photograph the witness/victim, his wife, Pearl - the Trooper - and another woman. All three women, including the State Trooper, wore black lingerie and face masks for the photographs. 
He then posted the photos throughout online “escort” advertisements on The “escort” ads would then generate calls from men looking to pay for sex. Even though the two-year State and Federal investigation proved that both Jaykuan Paris and Pearl Kelly-Parris were in clear violation of human trafficking crimes as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA), neither were charged accordingly. 
Jaykuan was arrested in November, 2011 and charged by the State of Connecticut only with second-degree promoting prostitution. He pleaded No Contest and will serve less than four years in prison. 
Pearl, the State Trooper, was arrested in May, 2012 and charged by the State of Connecticut with second-degree promoting prostitution and second-degree conspiracy to promote prostitution. She initially pleaded not guilty to each of these crimes. However, after a very quiet deal with state prosecutors, she changed her plea to "guilty" on October 23, 2014.
This is where the story becomes very secretive. After two years of absolute silence on the case, and with multiple orders from the court to keep the records of the case sealed from the public, the Connecticut State Trooper, guilty of human trafficking crimes on a wide and abusive scale, but only charged with "promoting prostitution," was sentenced to a mere two years probation.
Why were her crimes treated so lightly? What leverage did she have on State officials? We are demanding answers.
“We tried for more, but this is all they would do,” explained a Connecticut State Police Spokesperson when asked about the comparatively minor charges Pearl received, especially in light of the extensive federal investigation.
Another source within the State of Connecticut told us, "Pearl was smart. She made sure she had dirt on important people in case she ever got caught." It appears she may have used that dirt to wipe her slate clean. 
Unfortunately, there is a two year gap in records pertaining to Pearl's case. No court records exist between November, 2012 and her final hearing, at which she was "sentenced" to probation on October 23, 2014. Further, much of her 35 page arrest warrant is redacted, with pertinent information deleted by someone with an interest in keeping Pearl's "dirt" buried forever.
This is why we are demanding full transparency in this case. If others within State government share in the  guilt of these human trafficking crimes, there must be accountability.
If lies stay hidden in the dark corners of power, the abuse of human trafficking will continue forever. If we demand the truth, then those with the arrogance to think they can continue committing this crime will finally be brought to justice.

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

How to Win The War Between Good and Evil

No matter where you live, people may come for you in the night.

One unavoidable consequence of living in a free society based on fundamental, "unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness" is that some use their freedom for death, tyranny and the pursuit of dread. A free nation does not allow for freedom from risk, injury or annihilation. Human nature's dark motives inevitably seep into our lives, whether through totalitarian governments in a closed system or through corruption, injustice, or random violence within nations of cherished freedoms.

Free people and slaves, neither know safety.

The story of humanity is filled with men who come in the night. Families, mothers, fathers, and children, have witnessed the killers of dreams in all generations. It is one of our constants. We terrorize and kill each other. No matter how civilized, evolved or advanced we become, hatred peers in our windows, jealous of our comfort, made vigilant by growing contempt.

Loathsome motives never rest, nor soften, nor blink. They remain woven throughout the delicate fabric of this vulnerable global community. Advanced science, communications, government cooperation and commerce have unintentionally conspired in providing us with the sense that we have moved beyond chapters filled with senseless slaughter. We believe this not because it is true, but because we want it to be true. We want peace in our time because its possibility seems finally within our reach.

Perhaps it is. But perhaps, we are farther from it than ever before.

In roughly the past century, the same human endeavors that carried us to new levels of knowledge, comprehension and understanding also gave evil the diabolical tools to destroy lives, even millions of them, at a whim. Higher levels of technology do not equate to higher levels of wisdom or compassion, only to higher levels of ability, both wondrous and insane.

Yes, we live in times of war. But we always have. The relentless, exhausting battle between good and evil lies deep within our mind’s programming, with new versions and updates uploaded all too often.

Defeating the enemy will not win the war between good and evil. First, we must defeat ourselves. We must win over our own darkness and cast off the shroud of fright and ignorance thrust upon us by those who long for a hopeless world of despair.

We cannot continue to live under their morbid dictates or be defined by those who seek to end all the possibilities of today and golden promises of tomorrow. Instead we must reject the fear and hatred of our enemies. In the face of all threats, with gladness and gratitude, we must sacrifice, serve and save. We must go to places we dared not go before, places of risk, places of turmoil, places of suffering. We must go and be far more than “good” to win this immutable struggle. We must rise now and do the hard things, the brave things, the great things.

We stand at the precipice. Bloodshed floods the valley below and far beyond the horizon. To stop it, to win, we must make this a new kind of war, one not of good versus evil, but of our vast greatness versus evil.

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Friday, August 7, 2015

"If You Smell Something, Say Something." Jon Stewart Passes The Baton To Us

Just before Jon Stewart signed off The Daily Show for the last time, he gave us a little instruction. It's already known as "The Bullshit Speech."

Here is what he said . . .

"Bullshit is everywhere.

There is very little you will encounter in life that has not been, in some ways, infused with bullshit, not all of it bad. General day-to-day free ranch is often necessary, or at the very least innocuous: 'Oh, what a beautiful baby. I'm sure he'll grow into that head.'

That kind of bullshit in many ways provides important social contract fertilizer, that keeps people from making each other cry all day.

But then there's the more pernicious bullshit, your premeditated institutional bullshit designed to obscure and distract.

Designed by whom? The bullshit talkers. This bullshit comes in three basic flavors. One: making bad things sound like good things. 'Organic all-natural cupcakes.' Because 'Factory Made Sugar Oatmeal Balls' doesn't sell. 'Patriot Act,' because 'Are You Scared Enough To Let Me Look At All Your Phone Records Act,' doesn't sell.

Whenever something is titled 'freedom,' 'fairness,' 'family,' 'health,' and 'America,' take a good long sniff. Chances are it's been manufactured in a facilitate that may contain traces of bullshit.

Number two, the second way, hiding the bad things under mountains of bullshit. Complexity, you know, 'I would love to download Drizzy's latest Meek Mill Diss.' - Everyone promised me that that made sense. - 'But I'm not really interested right now in reading Tolstoy's Itunes agreement, so i'll just click "agree" even if it grants Apple prima nocta with my spouse.'

Here's another one. Simply put, banks shouldn't be able to bet your pension money on red. Bullshitly put, it's, hey, this, Dodd-Frank. Hey, a handful of billionaires can't buy our elections, right? Of course, not. They can only pour unlimited anonymous cash into 501-c4 if 50% is the voted to issue to education otherwise they'd have to 501c6 it or funnel it openly through a non-campaign coordinating SuperPac with a quarter . . .  'I think they're asleep now. We can sneak out.'

And finally, finally it's the bullshit of infinite possibility. These bullshitters cover their unwillingness to act under the guise of unending inquiry. 'We can't do anything because we don't yet know everything. We cannot take action on climate change until everyone in the world agrees gay marriage vaccines won't cause our children to marry goats who are going to come for our guns. Until then, I say teach the controversy.'

Now, the good news is this, bullshitters have gotten pretty lazy. And their work is easily detected. And looking for it is kind of a pleasant way to pass the time, like an I Spy of bullshit.

So I say to you tonight, friends, the best defense against bullshit, is vigilance.

So if you smell something, say something."

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Monday, July 20, 2015

For Sale: Schoolgirls in Japan

Japan’s obsession with "JK" culture has taken a dark turn, with schoolgirls now offering themselves for “dates” with adult men. The US State Department flagged "Jyoshi Kousei" (literally "female high [school] student") or "JK" as fronts for commercial sex run by sophisticated criminal networks. This video reveals what happens behind closed doors, where schoolgirls involved in the rent-a-date industry reveal how they’ve been coerced into human trafficking.

"This problem won't be solved unless the adults who buy and sell disappear." 

Here's what the State Department said, " In a recent trend called joshi-kosei osanpo, also known as “high school walking,” girls are offered money to accompany men on walks, in cafes, or to hotels, and engage in commercial sex. Sophisticated and organized prostitution networks target vulnerable Japanese women and girls in public areas such as subways, popular youth hangouts, schools, and online; some of these women and girls become trafficking victims. Japanese men continue to be a significant source of demand for child sex tourism in Southeast Asia and, to a lesser extent, Mongolia."

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