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Postby Leisher » Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:50 am

Giving it its own thread because Anonymous has decided to get involved.

Their first move?

[url=http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2016/01/22/flint-hospital-falls-victim-to-cyber-attack-day-after-hacking-group-launches-crusade-for-j
ustice-in-water-crisis/?cid=facebook_WWJ_Newsradio_950]Possibly attacking a hospital.[/url]

Yay for social justice?
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Postby Malcolm » Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:41 am

Most Flint hospitals are just fronts for illegal prescription drug distribution. I assume.
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Postby Malcolm » Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:12 pm

City charges residents for leaden water.
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Re: Flint

Postby Malcolm » Fri Jul 29, 2016 2:42 pm

It just keeps going.
Investigators said the state Department of Environmental Quality and the Department of Health and Human Services manipulated or buried reports about lead contamination in the drinking water on the same day in July 2015. Now the probe is working up the chain of command.
Former Detroit FBI chief Andy Arena said the case will be the largest criminal investigation in Michigan history.
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Re: Flint

Postby Malcolm » Tue Aug 09, 2016 3:07 pm

Flint tried to save a few mil. Oops.
Switching to the Flint River as the city’s primary water source was an attempt to save around $5 million over the course of two years in Flint, Michigan.

Instead it has cost $458 million.

That’s according to calculations from analyst Peter Muennig at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Only $58 million of that is expenditure by the state on medical care and unleaded water. The bulk of the number includes the social costs: Exposures leaking IQ points from children and disposing them to aggression and violence later in life, which leads to lower economic productivity, greater dependence on welfare programs, and greater costs to the criminal justice system.

Ah, Michigan. We'd sell it to Canada, but they'd just ask for a refund.
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Postby Leisher » Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:18 am

Flint's mayor is being charged with diverting water crisis funds to her own election coffers.

I knew she was a Democrat right away because the word "Republican" wasn't in the first sentence or the headline. Her party is about 7-8 paragraphs into the article.
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