Drones: Plausible Deniability

The main obstacle to acknowledging the scope, legality, and oversight of U.S. targeted killings beyond traditional or “hot” battlefields is the division of lead executive authority between the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC)—a sub-unit of the Department of Defense (DOD) Special Operations Command (SOCOM)—and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In particular, the U.S. government cannot…

The Future of Mind Control

Originally posted on lisa's leaks:
All it took was a few jolts of electricity to turn ordinary rats into roborats and for pundits to leap to the conclusion that ordinary humans will soon be transformed into Robo-Humans. Scientists at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn sparked a media frenzy…

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies

Originally posted on lisa's leaks:
The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a membership-based 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational organization working to develop psychedelics and marijuana into legal prescription drugs. MAPS was founded in 1986 by Rick Doblin, and is now based in Santa Cruz, California. MAPS helps scientists design, fund, and obtain…

No Nukes

Originally posted on Rcooley123's Blog:
August 6, 2015 will mark the 70th anniversary of the first explosion of a nuclear bomb as an act of war in Hiroshima, Japan. The United States of America exploded another a few days later in Nagasaki, soon to be met with the surrender of Japan and the end…

SDG&E’s got a gas problem

Will San Diego Gas & Electric bulldog through their Carlsbad plan? Efforts by San Diego Gas & Electric to push through a new gas-fired power plant in Carlsbad fly in the face of instructions from the California Public Utilities Commission, Sierra Club lawyers contend. “Under the state’s clean energy policy, which the San Onofre decision…