Originally Posted by Brian4Liberty
The Common Denominator: Lack of Accountability
By Brian 4 Liberty - April 29, 2015
(RPF) - The looting and destruction in Baltimore has riveted the nation to their televisions and the internet, engrossing us in another media circus that surpasses the Super Bowl and rivals presidential primaries. Like clockwork, we have the inevitable discussion of supposed causes, of hasty and dogmatic solutions, and the inevitable flood of special interests and charlatans who will seize the
The other story in Iraq: Kurdistan independence
June 12, 2014
Much attention has been focused upon the rapid retreat of Iraqi government forces from several northern cities in Iraq. Those cities include Mosul, oil-rich Baaiji and Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit.
As these cites have traditionally been mostly Sunni Muslim, there is little, if any local resistance to the Sunni Muslim group that has taken control of this territory.
We have all witnessed hours of media discussion revolving around the Boston terrorists and the subsequent manhunt, but there is one aspect of the manhunt that has received little attention. It is the use of the “shelter in place” protocol. First of all, let's review the intent and definition of “shelter in place” warnings.
Per the Red Cross:
One of the instructions you may be given in an emergency where hazardous materials may have been released into the atmosphere
Updated 04-21-2013 at 06:37 PM by Brian4Liberty
The verdict is in. The Supreme Court has upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which narrowly passed Congress in a purely partisan effort. The swing vote on the Court, and thus the decision, lay with Chief Justice John Roberts.
In the decision, Chief Justice Roberts ruled the law to be Constitutional if the individual mandate portion of the law was interpreted and characterized as a tax, rather than as a penalty. This opinion in and of itself is questionable, as this
Updated 06-28-2012 at 12:36 PM by Brian4Liberty
The question often arises, "is there a media conspiracy against Ron Paul"? Conspiracy is a loaded term, often used as an ad hominem attack to discredit people, so perhaps it is better to take a common sense approach, and focus more on human nature, and less on terminology.
Political entertainers such as Jon Stewart on The Daily Show have made compelling cases that the treatment of Ron Paul is less than fair and balanced. Jon Stewart's commentary on the Iowa Straw Poll results,