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Flight 370 Passenger Philip Wood Allegedly Sends Message from U.S. Military Base in Indian Ocean

by Dean Garrison

There are rumblings that the passengers of Malaysian Flight 370 may be alive and incarcerated at Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean. If this proves to be true, then a likely scenario is that this was a false flag pulled off by the U.S. Government.

Please keep in mind that there are those out there who create conspiracy theories and accompanying evidence as a hobby. With modern technology, it is getting easier and easier to do. This may or may not be one of those times.

 The story is that missing Flight 370 passenger Philip Wood, an IBM employee and Texas native, was able to send a picture and message to an internet message board. Below is an excerpt from jimstonefreelance.com:

This image, which appears black was posted as taken in a dark cell by IBM engineer Philip Wood. SAVE IT TO YOUR DESKTOP. RIGHT CLICK IT. SELECT PROPERTIES. CLICK DETAILS, THAT REVEALS THE EXIF. Shills are saying I did not post the Exif. Shills pray for people to be stupid. NOTHING PROVES IT BETTER THAN THE ACTUAL IMAGE. THAT IS WHY I POSTED THE ACTUAL IMAGE. The picture is black because the cell was too dark, but a critical piece of information was embedded in the Exif data, the coordinates to Diego Garcia, where the picture was taken. And it’s real; this is NOT a hoax. The coordinates in the picture indicate that the photo was taken within 3 miles of what Google officially gives for Diego Garcia. It is NOT EXACTLY what comes up on Google. It is off a couple miles, so NO ONE GOOGLED THIS, thus helping to confirm its authenticity. I don’t know how big the island is, but if it has a runway, that certainly fits.

The picture posted with the following text: “I have been held hostage by unknown military personal after my flight was hijacked (blindfolded). I work for IBM and I have managed to hide my cellphone in my ass during the hijack. I have been separated from the rest of the passengers and I am in a cell. My name is Philip Wood. I think I have been drugged as well and cannot think clearly.”

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http://freedomoutpost.com/2014/03/flight-370-passenger-philip-wood-allegedly-sends-message-u-s-military-base-indian-ocean/

Ray Hutchison, bond lawyer instrumental in DART, D/FW Airport, sports arenas and husband of Kay Bailey Hutchison, dies at 81

By Joe Simnacher

Ray Hutchison, a lawyer instrumental in the development of DART, D/FW Airport and every stadium built in North Texas in the past four decades, died Sunday night at UT Southwestern. He was 81 and had suffered from a heart problem.

The husband of former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, he and the retired lawmaker are senior counselors at the Dallas law firm Bracewell & Giuliani.

In his role as a municipal bond lawyer, Hutchison led negotiations to bring the Washington Senators to Arlington and helped get the ballpark built. He also had a hand in the public financing of Reunion Arena, American Airlines Center, Cowboys Stadium and Texas Motor Speedway, The Texas Lawbook reported in 2012.

He was key to the development of Dallas Area Rapid Transit and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, so much so that former Mayor Ron Kirk said the airport should be named for him. In the mid-1970s he served two terms in the Texas Legislature and met Kay Bailey Hutchison there. He also ran for the governor’s office in 1978 but lost in the GOP primary to Bill Clements.

Gov. Rick Perry expressed his condolences in a statement Monday: “Ray was a leader in every aspect of his life, and his contributions to the state of Texas will positively impact countless Texans for generations to come.

Funeral services are pending, and details were expected to be released Monday afternoon.

http://thescoopblog.dallasnews.com/2014/03/ray-hutchison-bond-lawyer-instrumental-in-dart-dfw-airport-sports-arenas-and-husband-of-kay-bailey-hutchison-dies-at-81.html/

Question of raising criminal age in Texas fraught with complexity

By Marty Schladen

There was broad agreement last week among policy makers and corrections officials that age at which the criminal courts consider Texans to be adults should be raised to 18.

But during a legislative hearing, there was universal agreement that doing so would have a profound impact on county budgets and staffing charts. Juvenile justice officials urged lawmakers to work slowly and phase in the changes over years.

At the same time, members of a separate legislative committee said that after years of reforms, state facilities for the most serious juvenile offenders continue to be plagued with problems.

Texas criminal courts have regarded 17 as the age of adulthood since 1918. But recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions conflict with the law in some ways, prompting Texas and the eight other states to consider making 18 the age at which criminal offenders are sent into the adult legal system.

The changes reflect a growing consensus that the juvenile-justice system is more effective at rehabilitating youthful offenders, that teenaged brains are not fully formed and that it’s just not fair to treat 17-year-olds as children in most ways, but not when they run afoul of the law.

“I don’t think it’s right to say the only way you can be an adult is to commit a crime,” Jeanne Meurer, a senior Travis County Juvenile Court judge, told the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee last week.

House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, tasked the committee to study the changes before the next legislative session begins in January 2015. Typically, committees use such “interim charges” to craft legislation for the ensuing session.

As a practical matter, Supreme Court decisions have already forced the Legislature to tinker with the current law to facilitate some prosecutions – including a high-profile case in El Paso.

In a special session last summer, the Legislature passed a law allowing 17-year-olds convicted of capital crimes to be jailed for 40 years without the possibility of parole.

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http://www.elpasotimes.com/news/ci_25454526/raising-criminal-age-fraught-complexity

Embattled judge Pratt resigns, suspends campaign

By Kiah Collier

Under investigation by Harris County prosecutors for dismissing hundreds of cases without notice, embattled family court judge Denise Pratt resigned Friday, abruptly ending her re-election bid.

The freshman Republican jurist campaigned as a conservative advocate for children and families, touting her unique policy of keeping boyfriends, girlfriends and lovers of recently divorced litigants away from children. While a bevy of Houston-area lawyers and families who have rallied against Pratt challenged that claim, the Baytown native defended her record Friday in a statement that said her departure from the 311th state District Court was due to the damage that “relentless attacks by my political opponents” were having on the court, the local Republican Party and her family.

“I cannot, in good conscience, allow it to continue,” she wrote on her campaign website. “My goal has always been to serve the children and families of Harris County, but I won’t sacrifice my family’s well-being any longer to continue to serve as judge. … I don’t want to see my party, which I have worked to build, dragged down by the media circus.”

A Harris County grand jury began investigating Pratt, who was elected in 2010, last fall after Webster family lawyer Greg Enos filed the first of three criminal complaints against her. That led to the resignation of Pratt’s lead clerk, whom the judge blamed for the backdating. Enos’ most recent complaint, filed last month with the district attorney and State Commission on Judicial Conduct, alleged Pratt broke the law by dismissing more than 630 cases on the final two days of 2013 without giving notice to lawyers or litigants.

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http://www.chron.com/news/politics/houston/article/Embattled-judge-Pratt-will-resign-suspend-5358490.php?cmpid=hpbn

Houston Planned Parenthood befuddles 911 dispatcher with attempt to obfuscate abortion hemorrhage

by Operation Rescue staff

By now abortionists around the nation are well aware that Operation Rescue and other pro-life organizations are accessing public 911 records to verify and document abortion-related medical emergencies that are often witnessed by street activists outside American abortion clinics.

In some instances, abortion clinics have resorted to using private ambulance services that are not subject to open records laws. Others have pressured county records officials to over-redact public information in order to hide the seriousness of all-too-common abortion-related emergencies from the public.

In extreme situations, abortionists even have been known to violate patient care standards by transporting women suffering life-threatening abortion complications to emergency rooms using private vehicles so as not to draw attention to their latest medical mishaps.

However, in Texas, the monolithic Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Houston recently resorted to new tactics to obfuscate the severity of an abortion-related medical emergency and confuse anyone who might access the 911 record.

During a call to 911 placed on December, 14, 2013, from the towering Houston Planned Parenthood abortion clinic on Gulf Freeway, the caller is heard using medical abbreviations and “shorthand” terminology to conceal the fact that an abortion patient was suffering uncontrolled bleeding and heavy blood loss.

But the tactic backfired and served only to confuse the dispatcher and delay emergency care to the hemorrhaging abortion patient, who was eventually transported to Ben Taub Hospital in Houston.

Listen to the full 911 recording here.

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http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/houston-planned-parenthood-befuddles-911-dispatcher-with-attempt-to-obfusca