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Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Charged In Flint Water Crisis

Above photo: Rick Snyder, then the governor of Michigan, delivers his State of the State address at the state Capitol in Lansing on Jan. 23, 2018. Al Goldis / AP file. A decision in 2014 left the city with lead-contaminated water and a regional outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that killed 12 people. Former Michigan Gov. Rick […]

Report: Michigan to Charge GOP Ex-Governor, Joe Biden Backer for Role in Flint Water Scandal

The state of Michigan is poised to charge ex-Gov. Rick Snyder (R) and former aides for their role in the Flint water scandal. The Detroit Free Press reported Snyder, who went by the moniker “One Tough Nerd” during his campaigns, will be charged by Attorney General Dana Nessel. “Two people with knowledge of the planned […]

Flint Has Clean Water Now. Why Won’t People Drink It?

Weaver was narrowly defeated in her 2019 reelection bid by Sheldon Neeley, a state representative and former city council member who relentlessly needled the mayor for her mismanagement of the arduous project to replace the city’s lead pipes, calling her a “ceremonial mayor” who basked in the media spotlight. When I spoke to Mayor Neeley, […]

Navajo Water Supply Is More Horrific Than Flint, But No One Cares Because They’re Native American

The news out of Flint, Michigan brought the issue of contaminated drinking water into sharp focus, as it was revealed that officials at every level—local, state and federal—knew about lead-poisoned water for months but did nothing to address the problem. Under state-run systems like utilities and roads, poorer communities are the last to receive attention […]

Lifelong Democrat & City Council Official In Flint, Michigan Endorses Trump

Maurice Davis, a lifelong Democrat who serves as vice president of the Flint, Michigan, city council, endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election on Wednesday. His backing of Trump came ahead of a speech by Vice President Mike Pence during a visit to the city. Breitbart reports: “God uses whoever he wants to to bring His […]

Mysterious 300,000-Year-Old Early Humans Used Fire to Make Flint Blades

Experts in Israel believe that a mysterious group of early humans were using fire to manufacture flint blades and tools up to 300,000 years ago. This discovery has implications for our understanding of early human technology and social organization. The Qesem Cave in the Judean hills of Israel is one of the most important early […]

Joe Biden Endorsed By Republican Governor Who Poisoned Flint, Michigan

Rick Snyder, the former Republican Michigan governor who was accused by progressives of poisoning black people, has endorsed Joe Biden for president. Snyder played a major part in the city of Flint’s lead-poisoned water crisis and the subsequent cover up. Nearly 100,000 people were exposed to lead-tainted water. At least a dozen died of Legionanaires […]

600 Million Dollar Settlement In Flint Water Case

“If money is how government expresses sorrow for its crimes — this is a big apology.” The state of Michigan has reached a settlement agreeing to pay $600 million to the victims of the Flint water crisis. Most of this money will be allocated to children in the city who were exposed to lead-contaminated water […]

Michigan agrees to $600 million settlement in Flint water crisis

The state of Michigan has reached a settlement agreeing to pay $600 million to the victims of the Flint water crisis. Most of this money will be allocated to children in the city who were exposed to lead-contaminated water in their household pipes.  The details of this settlement will be officially announced on Friday, but […]

Flint workers treated water by feeding chemicals through ‘hole in the floor’

FLINT, MI — A hand-written log book shows workers preparing to put the Flint water treatment plant into operation in 2013 didn’t use a standard pump but a hole in the floor of the building to feed chemicals into Flint River water. Special prosecutor Todd Flood pushed the point as preliminary examinations […]

Michigan to end free bottled water for Flint, saying water crisis over

(Reuters) – The state of Michigan will no longer supply free bottled water to Flint, the city once plagued with lead-tainted drinking water in a crisis that drew national attention, officials said on Friday. For nearly two years, tests have shown that Flint’s water is the same or better than similar cities […]

Key Witness In Flint Water Lawsuit Found Dead

A key witness in the criminal Flint water crisis lawsuit has been found dead, according to authorities in Michigan. Prosecutors will have to prove criminal cases against employees charged with the Flint water crisis without Karenise Westbrook – a city resident who died last month because of exposure to Legionella bacteria. reports: During the first day […]

[WATCH] Flint Township to Consider $1.39M Settlement of Fatal Police Shooting Lawsuit

FLINT TWP., MI – Flint Township trustees will discuss paying $1.39 million to settle an excessive force lawsuit filed by the family of a man shot and killed by a township officer in 2014. Dominique Lewis was shot and killed on July 16, 2014, during a traffic stop on Flushing Road near Eldorado Street in […]

Shocking CDC Tests Reveal 3,800 US Water Supplies Up To 400% MORE Contaminated Than Flint

By John Vibes For years there has been an ongoing debate about the levels of lead that have been found in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, but recent studies have shown that water conditions are just as bad in many other areas throughout the country. In fact, Reuters recently published neighborhood-level blood lead testing results from 34 […]

Watching The Hawks – Billionaire Puppeteers & Flint Remains Haunted

Watching The Hawks – Billionaire Puppeteers & Flint Remains Haunted Watching The Matt Taibbi, Super Rich, Billionaires, Flint, Student Loans, College Loans, Student Debt, Me Too, Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Rape, Campaign Finance, Tax Reform, Electric Vehicles, Alternative Energy, Tyrel Ventura, Tabetha Wallace, Sean Stone, RTTV, Watching the Hawks, RT America […]

Flint Water Summit Participants Vow To End Nestlé’s Water Takings

Above photo: By Story of Stuff: Maude Barlow from the Council of Canadians Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. Flint, MI – Sixteen water protector groups along with local residents, Indigenous representatives and activists attended the Water […]

Nestlé Pays $200 A Year To Bottle Water Near Flint

Above Photo: From While Flint battles a water crisis, just two hours away the beverage giant pumps almost 100,000 times what an average Michigan resident uses into plastic bottles Gina Luster bathed her child in lukewarm bottled water, emptied bottle by bottle into the tub, for months. It became a game for her seven-year-old […]

New Research Links Flint Water Crisis to ‘Horrifyingly Large’ Spike in Fetal Death Rates


Flash flood sweeps through Flint, Michigan; 4 inches of rain in less than 2 hours

     A sudden burst of heavy rainfall Wednesday evening led to flooded roads, stranded drivers, and water inside businesses across Genesee County. Approximately three to four inches of rain fell in less than two hours time, washing over several intersections, including Saginaw and Hemphill roads in Burton as well as Atherton and VanSlyke roads on […]

FBI: Flint airport stabber was a ‘lone wolf’ who had ‘hatred for US’

     The man accused of stabbing a police officer at Flint International Airport in Michigan appeared in court wearing a face mask, after spitting on a US marshal. Amor M. Ftouhi cried out “Allahu akbar” as he attacked the officer, federal authorities said. US Magistrate Judge Stephanie Dawkins Davis granted the prosecution’s request to keep […]


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In Flint Water Crisis, Will Manslaughter Charges Actually Lead To Prison Time?

Drinking fountains are marked “Do Not Drink Until Further Notice” at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Mich. . (AP/Carolyn Kaster) Last week, Michigan’s top prosecutor announced that five officials, including the state’s Health Department head Nick Lyon, will face charges of involuntary manslaughter for a death resulting from the Flint water crisis. It’s a […]

Flint To Kick 8,000 Families Out Of Their Homes For Not Paying For Poisoned Water

By: Matt Agorist/The Free Thought Project) Flint, MI — By now, nearly everyone knows multiple government officials in Michigan knowingly poisoned thousands of men, women, and children after the city switched its municipal water source from the Detroit water system to the Flint River. Now, however, as if poisoning residents and their children weren’t enough, the […]

Detroit science officials charged with manslaughter over lead poisoning of Flint water supply

(Natural News) Several high-ranking officials who were involved in the deadly Flint water crisis have been charged with involuntary manslaughter as prosecutors filed the most serious charges seen so far in the criminal investigation of the matter, and some of the information that has come to light in the case about their careless attitude is […]

Flint Official Caught On Film Blaming “N*ggers” For Water Crisis

A senior Flint government official has been caught on film blaming the Flint water crisis on black people refusing to pay their water bills, according to footage obtained by a Michigan-based activist group. “Flint has the same problems as Detroit — fucking niggers don’t pay their bills, believe me; I deal with them,” Phil Stair, a manager at the […]

8,000 Flint residents issued tax liens for unpaid water bills, thousands at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure

(Natural News) More than 8,000 residents of Flint, Michigan are in danger of losing their properties to foreclosure as the local government recently issued tax liens for unpaid water and sewer bills. The residents were prompted to settle their balances by May 19 to prevent the local government from placing tax liens on their homes. Families […]

City Of Flint Threatens Residents With Home Liens Over Unpaid Bills For Undrinkable Water

Pastor David Bullock holds up a bottle of Flint water as Michigan State Police hold a barrier to keep protesters out of the Romney Building, where Gov. Rick Snyder’s office resides on, Jan. 14, 2016, in Lansing, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint via AP) The city of Flint, where the pipes have still not been […]

Black Lives Matter Organizer Jasmine Richards Convicted Of ‘Attempted Lynching’

Print Friendly Above Photo: Colorlines Screenshot of Black Lives Matter organizer Jasmine Richards, taken from Vimeo on June 3, 2016. The charge stems from an August incident where Richards and other Pasadena, California, activists tried to remove a Black woman from police custody. We couldn’t make up that headline. Black Lives Matter Pasadena founder Jasmine Richards was found […]

Saudi Arabia is building an embassy in Israël

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has begun the construction of a gigantic embassy in Israël, probably the most important in Tel-Aviv. Officially, the two states do not maintain diplomatic relations because of the expulsion by Israël of the majority of its Palestinian population in 1948 (al-Nakba). However, the Quincy Pact, signed […]

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