The News with Rick Sanchez - February 08, 2019 (17:00 ET)

Police to shut down Waze on DUI Checkpoints

The US Constitution says that we are to be free of “unreasonable search and seizure.” Does this not make the abundance of police checkpoints across the US an unconstitutional policy? But in all but a handful of states, police are able to stop drivers at arbitrary checkpoints for no reason at all. RT America Trinity Chavez reports for the News with Rick Sanchez on how the popular “Waze” driving app has run afoul of the New York Police Department, who want Google and associated companies to stop revealing their movements to drivers. Then Lee Camp, host of Redacted Tonight, joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the issue.

'America broken & vomiting demagogues like Trump’  – Chris Hedges

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and host of “On Contact,” Chris Hedges, joins Rick Sanchez to diagnose America’s “diseases of despair.” He worries that the US is following the trajectory of all exhausted empires. They discuss the reasons why Americans continually vote against their own interests and how we might hope to change the future of the US before it’s too late. 

US propaganda unit telling Americans what to think

RT America’s Dan Cohen reports for the News with Rick Sanchez on the ominous development of internal propaganda in the United States. The State Department’s “Global Engagement Center,” created by the Obama Administration in 2016 to counter Islamic State, has under the Trump Administration taken aim instead at Russia and China.