If Iraq war spending helped plunge the U.S. economy into its worst slump since the Depression, what does President Obama think his escalation of the Afghan war will do it?
Besides forcing taxpayers to cough up fresh billions to enable the Pentagon to chase down a few hundred Taliban fighters, the Afghan war is liable to continue to inflate oil prices---and this means more than the ongoing swindle of motorists at the pump.
For the free people of the United States of America from the citizen-delegates representing each of forty-eight states, who convened for eleven days at Pheasant Run in St. Charles, Illinois, to deliberate, debate and decide a plan to restore constitutional governance in the United States of America.
How George W. Bush Redefined American Freedom
By James Bovard
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George W. Bush is gone from Washington but his legacy, like an abandoned toxic waste dump, lingers on. Like President Franklin Roosevelt before him, President Bush helped redefine American freedom. And like Roosevelt's, Bush's changes were perversions of the clear vision the Founding Fathers bequeathed to… Continue
Added by dawnrm on December 25, 2009 at 9:27am —
There appears to be some real brouhaha surrounding the current health care bill.
I'm laughing. I have to. People on this web site have taken a stand when the bill, even though some form has passed the Senate, still isn't ironed out and will very likely undergo significant changes still. So while everyone's getting themselves into a huff over what really is the most significant social legislation in my lifetime, I decided to look for cooler heads and accurate opinions regarding the… Continue
To everyone here on 12.160Mhz, even those that are at the receiving end of my wrath, even those that despise me, and of course all of you that I love, I hope this new year brings all of you happiness and health, safety and good fortune and I hope it also brings peace to the world. It's nice to think big and accept even small things, huh?
This was taken at 2am Friday morning, the rest were taken during the day Thursday. That's our… Continue
25/12/09 WASHINGTON: Mother Nature’s rage has hit Oklahoma hard as a winter storm erupted today causing four deaths and keeping thousands stranded.
The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning through 6 p.m., Roads are expected to be slick and hazardous, heavy wind is expected, authorities have requested people to avoid driving unless and until absolutely necessary.
InfraGard is an information sharing and analysis effort serving the interests and combining the knowledge base of a wide range of members. At its most basic level, InfraGard is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the private sector. InfraGard is an association of businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information… Continue
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of newly built U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly fell to their lowest level in seven months in November, data showed on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the housing market's recovery.The Commerce Department said sales dropped 11.3 percent, the biggest decline since January, to a 355,000 unit annual rate, from a downwardly revised 400,000 units in October.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate voted Thursday to raise the ceiling on the government debt to $12.4 trillion, a massive increase over the current limit and a political problem that President Barack Obama has promised to address next year.
The Senate's rare Christmas Eve vote, 60-39, follows House passage last week and raises the debt ceiling by $290 billion. The vote split mainly down party lines, with Democrats voting to raise the limit and Republicans voting against doing so. There… Continue
Added by truth on December 24, 2009 at 6:21pm —
An international team of scientists has discovered that the human body has an entirely unique and separate sensory system that is largely imperceptible in most people and is based on blood vessels and sweat glands and not on nerves. They found that people lacking known nerve receptors can still touch and feel, and the discovery of how this is possible may help us… Continue
I just watched ventura's big brother episode and was surprised Infraguard was brought up. I remember when news came out about it in 2008. Athough started in 1996 most people still have never heard of it. Hopefully Jesse's coverage will get some exposure about this.
It is true that technology today has been designed to monitor, infiltrate, and identify terrorists, for purposes of apprehending these suspected terrorists and to detect and prevent their plots and activities as we possibly can. Technology is second to none, it gives National Security the ability to eaves drop, or produce intelligence on or about anyone. The same technology and intelligence is being used for restricting private citizens privacy, and our way of life as some people in our… Continue
Added by Jim Heitmeyer on December 24, 2009 at 4:42pm —
HAL9001: the following link is to a PDF that EVERY citizen in these United States of America NEEDS to see, read, and understand. It is the 'Articles of Freedom' as put forth by the Continental Congress of 2009. In order for it to have ANY weight with our ELECTED Officials in Washington DC, we must ALL understand our part.
"This blew my mind...I have another connection: Antares was the name of the revolving ball restaurant that changed the City of Dallas skyline. It sparkles at night. And, of course, Dallas is where they took Kennedy's life, in broad…"
Are Social Media Companies Banning Because Of What Happens In "Real World"? The fourth nail in the social media coffin of Alex Jones came when Twitter forever banned the Infowars founder and host. But it is why Twitter suspended Jones that we should…See More