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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Martial Law Around The C0rner

Are we being conditioned to accept martial law?
The following article depicts the erosion of our liberty due to the loss of posse comitatus
Now the military can be used against american citizens.
Also keep in mind illegal immigrants are being rounded up and put in detention centers, concentration camps. Who is next? Are you aware there are hundreds of camps across america?


D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced a military-style checkpoint yesterday to stop cars this weekend in a Northeast Washington neighborhood inundated by gun violence, saying it will help keep criminals out of the area.

Starting on Saturday, officers will check drivers' identification and ask whether they have a "legitimate purpose" to be in the Trinidad area, such as going to a doctor or church or visiting friends or relatives. If not, the drivers will be turned away.

The Neighborhood Safety Zone initiative is the latest crime-fighting attempt by Lanier and Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, who have been under pressure from residents to stop a recent surge in violence. Last weekend was especially bloody, with seven slayings, including three in the Trinidad area.

"In certain areas, we need to go beyond the normal methods of policing," Fenty (D) said at a news conference announcing the action. "We're going to go into an area and completely shut it down to prevent shootings and the sale of drugs."

The checkpoint will stop vehicles approaching the 1400 block of Montello Avenue NE, a section of the Trinidad neighborhood that has been plagued with homicides and other violence. Police will search cars if they suspect the presence of guns or drugs, and will arrest people who do not cooperate, under a charge of failure to obey a police officer, officials said.

The enforcement will take place at random hours and last for at least five days in Trinidad, with the option of extending it five more days. Checkpoints could be set up in other neighborhoods if they are requested by patrol commanders and approved by Lanier.

The strategy, patterned after a similar effort conducted years ago in New York, is not airtight. There are many ways to get in and out of Trinidad, not just on the one-way Montello Avenue. And pedestrians will not be stopped, which is something critics say might render the program ineffective.

"I guess the plan is to hope criminals will not walk into neighborhoods," said D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson (D-At Large). "I also suppose the plan is to take the criminal's word for it when he or she gives the police a reason for driving into a neighborhood."

Since taking over as chief in December 2006, Lanier has struggled with the issue of violent crime. She has added patrols, revived a unit specializing in getting guns off the streets and changed commanders in six of the city's seven patrol districts. Last weekend, officers were close enough in one case that they heard the barrage of gunfire coming from a triple homicide on Holbrook Street in Trinidad.

The program is aimed at the city's most troubled areas. The 5th Police District, which includes Trinidad, has had 22 killings this year, one more than all of last year. Since April 1, the Trinidad neighborhood has had seven homicides, 16 robberies and 20 assaults with dangerous weapons, according to police data. In many cases in Trinidad and across the city, gunshots are fired from passing cars, victims are found in cars or cars are used to make fast getaways.

"We have to try to take away the things that are facilitating the ability to commit crime," Lanier said.

Leaders of the American Civil Liberties Union said yesterday that they will be watching what happens closely and that legal action is likely.


D.C. Police to Check Drivers In Violence-Plagued Trinidad - washingtonpost.com

New Song: Chemtrails - Beck

I can't believe
What we've
Seen outside
You and me
Watching the jets
Go by
Oh, ooh, oh
Oh, ooh, oh

Just what I've seen
So many people
Falling in??
You and me
Watching the sea
Full of people
Try not to drown

So many people
So many people
Where do they go?
You and me
Watching the sky
In the future
That's where
We can go

All I can take
From these skies
Is fog
And all I can see
In this light
A boat sinking
Oh, oooh
Oh, oooh, oh

Somebody's sea
Swallowed by evil
Already gone
You and me
Watching the sea
Full of people
Already drowning
So many people
So many people
Where did they go?
You and me
Hit by a cloud
?? eagle
Watching the jets
Pass go by
You and me watching
You and me watching
???
That's what I mean
When we talk
In this jetstream
We're climbing
A hole in the sky

Pre Market Trading Gaps

Gapping up:

VNDA +11.3%, CMTL +6.3%, SBLK +5.4%, UAUA +5.0%, UBS +4.3%, ADCT +3.3%, SWKS +3.3%, GEF +2.4%, ULTA +2.3%, ABK +2.0%, CIEN +1.8%, BP +1.2%, DDMX +1.2%...

Gapping down:

DESC -54.3%, IDT -23.9%, FCEL -3.8%, NUAN -3.5%, BLUD -3.3%, GOLD -3.3%, BHP -2.9%, MATK -2.7%, NOK -2.5%, PSS -2.4%, IPHS -1.7%, PH -1.1%.

NYSE Arca Pre Market Trading Morning Update

Stocks trading on NYSE Arca at a price more than 15% away from the previous trade day's consolidated close price. (As of 08:30:00 ET)

Stock
Wednesday's Close Current Price Pct Chng Current NYSE Arca Vol
TRCA

$4.40

$8.80

100%

65,300

IDT

$3.35

$2.55

( 24%)

5,000

10 Most Active stocks on NYSE Arca as of 08:30:00 ET

Based on Dollar Volume: Based on Share Volume:
Stock
Dollar Volume
SPY
$386,192,748
QQQQ
$42,823,852
NOK
$14,146,598
ASML
$9,178,638
CIEN
$7,929,388
IWM
$7,002,227
GLD
$6,553,312
AAPL
$4,328,825
BHP
$4,200,470
LEH
$3,460,487
Stock
Share Volume
SPY
2,785,114
QQQQ
857,878
NOK
533,858
ASML
318,100
CIEN
252,297
BGCP
199,252
LEH
108,435
IPHS
96,050
IWM
93,850
UBS
81,255

trca up on CASH merger, look for flat line chart after open.

NYSE Arca Morning Update

Pre-Market Trading Most Active Stocks - NASDAQ Premarket

NASDAQ - Pre-Market Ten Most Advanced

Active Share Volume Declined

Symbol

Company Name

Market
Close
Last Sale (Pre-Market) % Change
(Pre-Market)
Share
Volume

(Pre-Market)

Tercica, Inc.
$4.41 $8.82 100.00% 89,326

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
$45.88 $49 6.80% 6,210

Cache, Inc.
$12.70 $13.44 5.83% 5,200

FuelCell Energy, Inc.
$9.46 $10 5.71% 41,394

UAL Corporation
$9.14 $9.66 5.69% 30,820

Star Bulk Carriers Corp.
$14.30 $15.07 5.38% 6,330

Cogent Communications Group, Inc.
$13.85 $14.58 5.27% 4,215

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
$28.85 $30.31 5.06% 3,350

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
$4.80 $5.02 4.58% 63,980

NVIDIA Corporation
$24.24 $25.34 4.54% 218,258

As of 6/5/2008 8:50:02 AM

NASDAQ - Pre-Market Ten Most Declined

Active Share Volume Advanced

Symbol

Company Name

Market
Close
Last Sale (Pre-Market) % Change
(Pre-Market)
Share
Volume

(Pre-Market)
ENG


ENGlobal Corporation
$11.04 $10.60 3.99% 10,000

F5 Networks, Inc.
$31.08 $30.02 3.41% 3,430

Nuance Communications, Inc.
$18.80 $18.20 3.19% 5,000

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
$2.11 $2.05 2.84% 5,000

BGC Partners, Inc.
$8.19 $7.96 2.81% 502,298

Yahoo! Inc.
$26.85 $26.54 1.17% 129,303

Shire Limited
$48.30 $47.87 0.89% 14,100

Innophos Holdings, Inc.
$28.74 $28.51 0.80% 248,202

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.
$30.31 $30.15 0.53% 9,600

ASML Holding N.V.
$29.36 $29.21 0.51% 467,100

As of 6/5/2008 8:50:10 AM


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