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Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: The Ferguson Protests

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: The Ferguson ProtestsBlendover Episode 134:

Ferguson rages in protests, riots, militarized police, and now the entrance of the National Guard. The situation has escalated since our last show – Jennifer Wieda joins as our guest as we zone in on the unrest and the chaos, and look to where things are going. Also later: we update news items Blendover has been following; and Greg gets to the TRUTH of those comments by Gene Simmons of KISS…

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Topics Discussed:

  • Ferguson, Missouri
  • Shout-Outs and Other Remarks
  • Marijuana Industry and the Banks
  • Oklahoma Lethal Injection and Drug Secrecy
  • Message to Venus
  • Gene Simmons / KISS
  • WTF: Skellow Google Bomb
  • WTF: The Penis Collector

BlendoveR is the “trendover” podcast, bringing you the news that the news isn’t covering. Presented by Greg Davies, we focus on topics that are not trending across the web and in the mainstream media, and have a knack accurate predictions of coming events, trends, and media coverage.



Ferguson, Missouri

Chaos erupts again in Ferguson

Dad of Slain Unarmed Missouri Teen Michael Brown: ‘We Need Justice for Our Son’

Every item distributed to local law enforcement by the Pentagon’s 1033 program over two years

Ferguson Police Chief: Officer Didn’t Stop Michael Brown as Robbery Suspect

Ferguson police say Michael Brown was suspect in robbery

Ferguson police tear gas PEACEFUL protestors

‘I Just Saw Someone Die’: The Man Who Live-Tweeted Michael Brown’s Shooting (PHOTOS)

I was just talking with a friend about the tyrannical conduct by law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri…

Picture of the Year

RAW: Ferguson police fire tear gas at defiant protesters

This needs attention. Police in Ferguson tear gas the press, dismantle their gear after they flee.

Two reporters arrested in Ferguson, Mo.

You all should be pleased that heroic police officials are protecting the public from such a dangerous individual.

One thing I’m not conflicted about is that I still believe there was no reason for Michael Brown to die and whatever the particulars, his death is still part of an ongoing problem where unarmed black men are being killed by police…



Shout-Outs and Other Remarks

Geeks of Doom

poem435 @ Facebook

poem435 @ Reddit

The Drill Down



Marijuana Industry and the Banks

Colorado Bill HB14-1398 (Creation of banking alternatives for marijuana businesses)

Colorado law sets up world’s first marijuana banks; feds must OK

House Approves Marijuana Industry’s Request For Banking Access

U.S. House OKs bill that may open door to bank accounts for pot shops

Remarks of Jennifer Shasky Calvery, Director Financial Crimes Enforcement Network – August 12, 2014



Oklahoma Lethal Injection and Drug Secrecy

Execution Dates Set For Okla. Death Row Inmates

Oklahoma death row inmates sue over ‘unsound’ execution practices

Oklahoma inmates file lawsuit over ‘unconstitutional’ executions

Oklahoma: Inmates’ allegations in lawsuit false

Warner Complaint filed with the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma



Message To Venus

Message To Venus @ BandCamp

Message To Venus @ Amazon

Message To Venus – Official Site

Message To Venus @ Facebook

Message To Venus @ ReverbNation

Message To Venus @ Twitter

Message To Venus @ Wikipedia



Gene Simmons / KISS

Gene Simmons: ‘I deeply support’ those suffering from depression

Gene Simmons of KISS tells depressed people to ‘kill themselves’: The backlash has reached all the way to Australia, with Triple M today announcing they would remove all KISS songs from their playlists nationwide.

KISS’ Gene Simmons Tells Depression Sufferers: ‘F*** You! Kill Yourself’

Mike Fitzpatrick @ LinkedIn

MMM / Austereo Network: 2Day FM – 2012 Royal Hoax Call Incident and the Death of Jacintha Saldanha

MMM confusion over racist jibe

Nikki Sixx calls out Gene Simmons over comments on depression

Nikki Sixx does not condone ‘Anti-Gene Simmons Bashathon’ Gene Simmons interview



WTF: Skellow Google Bomb

Google’s ‘Skellow’ search results in X-rated naked man shock



WTF: The Penis Collector

Man Arrested After Jars and Jars Of Human Penises Discovered In His Apartment



Music Featured:

  • Friend Like Me” by Robin Williams from the soundtrack Aladdin
  • Five Minutes” by Bonzo Goes to Washington from the vinyl single Five Minutes
  • Come Together” by Robin Williams and Bobby McFerrin from the album George Martin: In My Life



Music used in the BlendoveR Intro Theme was performed and written by GOTHIC KNIGHTS
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