Thursday, August 18, 2022

Tag: Des Moines

Police Officer Sentenced to 63 Months for Kicking in Suspect’s Teeth

After a dash cam footage caught an officer kicking in the suspect’s teeth and breaking his nose, a former Des Moines police officer was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison. But why was there no mention of this excessive force in his arrest report?

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How America can lower gas prices like other countries

While you pay through the nose at the gas pump, Big Oil is lining its pockets.

New study reveals children born close to fracking more likely to develop childhood leukemia

Not only are children at a greater risk of developing ALL from toxic air pollution, but the study said that fracking also contaminates drinking water, which causes more exposure to cancer-linked chemicals.
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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.