Intelligence, Secrecy & Power – N. 721, 15 July 2018

INTELLIGENCE, SECRECY & POWER (ISP) – ISSN 1245-2122
N. 721, 15 July 2018 – Full Issue (89 pages, 8 euros)
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Next Issue, 31 July 2018 – Summary Issue (3 page, free on request)
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Olivier Schmidt
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FRONT PAGE – SUPREME COURT, KIDS AT THE BORDER, MUELLER INDICTS 12, TRUMP TRIP

World Media – Synthesis Based on the Analysis of All 1 July 2018 to 15 Julye 2018 Entries

Major topics and events of the first fortnight of July include the following:

BEST (in chronological order)

*1 JULY *Georgia police officer [Zechariah Presley] stalked and hunted fleeing black man [Anthony Green] / CBS
*4 JULY *Al-Shabaab bans single use plastic bags because of “threat to people and livestock” [ecological jihadists] / Independent
*4 JULY *’I Can’t Afford That’: Trapped and Injured by Subway Car, Woman Begged Bystanders Not to Call Ambulance Due to Expense / Common Dreams
*5 JULY *’Access to Literacy’ Is Not a Constitutional Right, Judge in Detroit Rules / NYT
*6 JULY *Trump Admin. Officials ‘Destroyed’ Records of Immigrant Kids Separated from Their Parents / AlterNet
*8 JULY *A Baby Was Treated With a Nap and a Bottle of Formula. The Bill Was $18,000 / Kaiser Health News
*9 JULY *Tiny Pro-Gun Rally Featuring ‘Conceal Carry Yoga Pants’ Makes It One Whole Block / Daily Kos
*9 JULY *US Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials [Trump does anything for industrial interests] / NYT
*10 JULY *Christian Broadcaster Claims Democrats Will Go on Killing Spree Against Republicans / AlterNet
*10 JULY *Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy agreed to retire if Trump promised to replace him with Brett Kavanaugh / Raw Story
*10 JULY *Unable to Stop Flaming Kites, Israel Moves to Choke Off Gaza Commerce / NYT
*11 JULY *Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Aza: Separating immigrant families is “one of the great acts of American generosity” [just a little bit out of touch with the real world] / Think Progress
*11 JULY *”Jews Must Be Stopped”: California GOP Congressional Candidate [John Fitzgerald] Robocall / Forward
*11 JULY *Three-quarters of US lawmakers don’t look to university scientists for behavioral health research / Science Daily
*13 JULY *Mueller indicts 12 Russian intelligence officials for hacking Clinton campaign and DNC servers / Think Progress
*14 JULY *61 sick in parasite outbreak linked to McDonald’s salads / NBC
*14 JULY *Bulldozed to Death [by cops] for Growing 10 Marijuana Plants [capital punishment without a trial for growing weed] / Independent Media Institute
*14 JULY *Trump Invited the Russians to Hack Clinton / NYT
*15 JULY *2 Georgia police officers used a coin flip app to decide whether to arrest a woman / Business Insider
*15 JULY *Israel – The Map That Shocked Obama [almost sixty per cent of the West Bank claimed by Israel] / Daily Kos
*15 JULY *Israel in Turmoil Over Bill Allowing Jews and Arabs to Be Segregated [apartheid is really coming back] / Guardian
*15 JULY *Unhinged Enough to Endorse Program Called “Kinderguardians” That Puts Guns in Hands of 4-Year-Old Kids / Common Dreams

BY THEME

1-15 JULY 2018 117X

TRUMP – UK, EU, NATO, RUSSIA
1 JULY *Trump responds to “Abolish ICE” with false claim US is overrun by MS-13 / Vox
2 JULY *’Trump Is Talking Like a Dictator’: Lifelong Republican Running for Senate As Democrat / Salon
4 JULY *In a Fox-Inspired Tweetstorm, Trump Offers a Medley of Falsehoods and Misstatements / NYT
5 JULY *Trump says coal is best because it can survive a bomb / Think Progress
7 JULY *Here’s How ‘Cadet Bone Spurs’ [Donald Trump] Dishonors Our Troops [and did serve during the Vietnam war] / Salon
7 JULY *Wall Street Journal Burns ‘Master Negotiator’ Donald Trump for Starting Trade War / Raw Story
7 JULY *MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace Challenges Hannity to Respond to Trump’s Lack of ‘Decency’ / AlterNet
7 JULY *North Korea Slams US “Gangster-Like” Demands at Nuclear Talks / Bloomberg
8 JULY *All Remaining Charges Dropped Against Trump Inauguration Protesters – ‘Epic Failure’ to Prove Wrongdoing / Common Dreams
10 JULY *Trump kicks off European tour by bashing NATO, EU on trade before Putin summit / Business Insider
11 JULY *Historian Dispels Notion Trump ‘Hijacked’ America: We Surrendered to Our ‘Worst Instincts’ / Raw Story
12 JULY *White House Blames ‘Pastries and Cheese’ for John Kelly’s Pained Expression at Summit — Not Trump’s Galling Attacks on Allies / AlterNet
13 JULY *’Germany is totally controlled by Russia’: Trump at Nato summit / Guardian
13 JULY *Trump Brags He’s The Most Popular Person In GOP History: ‘I Beat Our Honest Abe’ / HuffPost
13 JULY *Trump says Putin would not have invaded Crimea if he were president / Fox
13 JULY *Trump says there’s a crisis at NATO. He’s right. And the crisis is him / WP
13 JULY *”I’m a very stable genius”: Trump shocks the world with bizarre NATO summit appearance / Salon
13 JULY *Scottish beer company offering ‘tiny cans’ for Trump’s ‘tiny hands’ / Hill
13 JULY *Trump opens NATO summit with blistering criticism of Germany, labels allies ‘delinquent’ / CNN
13 JULY *Trump’s new round of China tariffs could hit some MAGA hats / CBS
13 JULY *Trump: Europe is ‘losing its culture’ because of immigration / Hill

FAR RIGHT – GOP – US POLITICS
2 JULY *Internet Lashes Out at Rubio for Whining About Curse Words While Journalists Are Murdered / Common Dreams
4 JULY *’I Can’t Afford That’: Trapped and Injured by Subway Car, Woman Begged Bystanders Not to Call Ambulance Due to Expense / Common Dreams
5 JULY *’Access to Literacy’ Is Not a Constitutional Right, Judge in Detroit Rules / NYT
6 JULY *Bill Shine, Ousted From Fox News in Scandal, Joins White House Communications Team [when you can’t make it at Fox, try the White House] / NYT
7 JULY *Ex-RNC finance chair’s former mistress sues him and Stormy Daniels’ lawyers / CNN
8 JULY *California Prosecutor [Michael Selyem] Goes on Online Rampage with Attack on Michelle Obama — And then Calls for Maxine Waters to be Shot [isn’t that illegal, even for a prosecutor] / Raw Story
8 JULY *A Baby Was Treated With a Nap and a Bottle of Formula. The Bill Was $18,000 / Kaiser Health News
9 JULY *US Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials [Trump does anything for industrial interests] / NYT
9 JULY *Trump Alt-Right Aide Stephen Miller Whines He Got Cursed Out by a Bartender After Ordering $80 Worth of Sushi / New Civil Rights Movement
11 JULY *US proposes tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese imports / LAT
11 JULY *Three-quarters of US lawmakers don’t look to university scientists for behavioral health research / Science Daily
13 JULY *Declaring War on Poverty ‘Largely Over,’ White House Urges Work Requirements for Aid / NYT
14 JULY *Ex-Health Secretary Tom Price Wasted $341,000 on Improper Travel, Inquiry Finds / NYT

FACISM – RACISM – INCIVILITY
1 JULY *A 12-year-old in Ohio cutting when a neighbor called the police – he accidentally mowing part of her yard / WIVB-TV
5 JULY *Visiting voters led to a visit from police for Janelle Bynum, a black lawmaker from Oregon / USA Today
5 JULY *White Georgia Woman Calls Cops on Black Woman for Smoking a Cigarette in Her Own Parking Garage / Raw Story
6 JULY *Subway Employee Calls Police on Two Black Parents and Their Four Kids Eating Dinner / Daily Kos
10 JULY *Christian Broadcaster Claims Democrats Will Go on Killing Spree Against Republicans / AlterNet
11 JULY *”Jews Must Be Stopped”: California GOP Congressional Candidate [John Fitzgerald] Robocall / Forward
12 JULY *”Fat Mexican B*tches”: Racist White Women Attack Colorado Neighbors and Defy Police / Raw Story
14 JULY *White Woman Calls Cops on Black Man for Listening to Yoga CD in His Car / Raw Story

COPS – ICE – FBI
1 JULY *’Even the cops don’t like us anymore’: Under Trump, ICE is despised and divided / LAT
1 JULY *Georgia police officer [Zechariah Presley] stalked and hunted fleeing black man [Anthony Green] / CBS
1 JULY *Experts say there is a shift in how police-involved shootings are being handled by prosecutors / NBC
8 JULY *FBI Targeted Folk Singer Dave Van Ronk [you’re not a good folk singer unless the FBI is targeting you] / Truthout
9 JULY *Hunger, Fear, Desperation: What Came of an “Ordinary” ICE Raid / AP
11 JULY *Behind the Blockades: Intersectional Organizing to Abolish ICE / Truthout
14 JULY *Bulldozed to Death [by cops] for Growing 10 Marijuana Plants [capital punishment without a trial for growing weed] / Independent Media Institute
15 JULY *2 Georgia police officers used a coin flip app to decide whether to arrest a woman / Business Insider

RUSSIA THING . . .

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Intelligence, Secrecy & Power – N. 720, 30 June 2018

INTELLIGENCE, SECRECY & POWER (ISP) ISSN 1245-2122
N. 720, 30 June 2018 Full Issue (103 pages, 8 euros)
Twice Every Month
Next Issue, 15 July 2018 Summary Issue (1 page, free on request)
Publishing since 1980

Editor
Olivier Schmidt
Email: intelligence-adi@wanadoo.fr
Web: http:intelligenceadi.wordpress.com
List: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/intelligence-secrecy-power-adi/info
Postal: ADI, 16 rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris, France

Copyright ADI 2018, reproduction in any form forbidden without explicit authorization from the ADI.

FRONT PAGE – IMMIGRATION, US COPS & POLITICS, ISRAEL, SHOOTINGS, TRUMP, MEXICO

World Media – Synthesis Based on the Analysis of All 16 June 2018 to 30 June 2018 Entries

Major topics and events of the last fortnight include the following:

BEST (in chronological order)

16 JUNE *Bill Maher Tackles Wave of Police Beating Videos: ‘We Need to Stop Saying Most Cops Are Good’ – “If most cops are good, why are there so many videos of them being bad?” / Raw Story
16 JUNE *Minimum Wages Can’t Pay for a 2-Bedroom Apartment Anywhere in US / CityLab
19 JUNE *Kris Kobach [GOP Kansas Secretary of State] ordered to attend legal classes for violating basic legal concepts – When striking down his voter registration system, the judge disciplined him for his unfamiliarity with the law / Think Progress
20 JUNE *Police Say No Deal on California Bill to Restrict Their Use of Force / Sacramento Bee
20 JUNE *’How Dare You!’: Corey Lewandowski [ex-Trump campaign manager] Mocks Girl with Down Syndrome Who was ‘Caged’ by Border Agents / AlterNet
25 JUNE *Mexican town’s entire police force arrested after mayoral candidate’s murder / NY Daily News
26 JUNE *”[A]n Administration that created a school safety commission that refuses to study guns as a factor in gun violence” / Progress Report
28 JUNE *Watch: Federal Agents Interrupt CBS Interview of Former ICE Spokesperson Who Says He was Told to Lie to American People / Common Dreams
28 JUNE *Canadian cops accused of eating pot-infused chocolate on the job, calling police for help / USA Today
28 JUNE *Top Mental Health Experts Are Calling for the Goldwater Rule to Be Revised to Allow Discussion of Public Figures’ Mental Health / AlterNet
28 JUNE *Pakistan placed on FATF grey list [for terrorism financing] / Dawn
28 JUNE *UK – British spies aware of US mistreatment of detainees: parliamentary report / NBC