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    Swordsmyth

    Life-Altering Copyright Lawsuits Could Come to Regular People Under a New Law In the Senate

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    The Senate Judiciary Committee intends to vote on the CASE Act, legislation that would create a brand new quasi-court for copyright infringement claims. We have expressed numerous concerns with the legislation, and serious problems inherent with the bill have not been remedied by Congress before moving it forward. In short, the bill would supercharge a “copyright troll” industry dedicated...

    Last Post By: PAF Today, 07:12 AM Go to last post
    jct74

    Libertarian National Chair Nicholas Sarwark Announces Move to New Hampshire

    Thread Starter: jct74

    read more: https://freekeene.com/2019/07/14/libertarian-national-chair-nicholas-sarwark-announces-move-to-new-hampshire/

    Last Post By: Anti Federalist 07-14-2019, 07:19 PM Go to last post
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    Warlord

    Meghan McCain slams Rand Paul over blocking 9/11 compensation funding: 'This is a disgrace'

    Thread Starter: Warlord

    https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/453762-meghan-mccain-slams-rand-paul-over-blocking-9-11-compensation-funding-this-is

    Last Post By: brushfire Today, 03:47 PM Go to last post
    Created4

    Sens. Mike Lee, Rand Paul are holding up 9/11 victims fund

    Thread Starter: Created4

    Sens. Mike Lee, Rand Paul are holding up 9/11 victims fund Full article NY Post.

    Last Post By: Valli6 Today, 03:38 PM Go to last post
    jct74

    The absurd overreaction to Rand Paul’s vote on healthcare for 9/11 responders

    Thread Starter: jct74

    read more: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/the-absurd-overreaction-to-rand-pauls-vote-on-healthcare-for-9-11-responders

    Last Post By: Valli6 Today, 02:47 PM Go to last post
    timosman

    Rand Paul angles to become Trump's emissary to Iran

    Thread Starter: timosman

    https://www.politico.com/story/2019/07/17/rand-paul-iran-talks-donald-trump-1418075

    Last Post By: Snowball Today, 02:32 PM Go to last post
    Warlord

    Rand Paul lashes out at McConnell

    Thread Starter: Warlord

    The tax treaties Rand held up for years have finally passed but Rand was not happy with Mitch: https://thehill.com/policy/finance/453507-senate-approves-long-delayed-tax-treaties-in-win-for-business

    Last Post By: Warlord Today, 01:17 AM Go to last post
    Brian4Liberty

    Showdown! Trump Takes On Turkey Over Russian Missile Purchase

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    Showdown! Trump Takes On Turkey Over Russian Missile Purchase

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Yesterday, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  • General News & Politics

    PAF

    The Corporate Interests Behind The Homestead Migrant Youth Detention Center

    Thread Starter: PAF

    The U.S. government's "Zero-Tolerance" policy on immigration created a surge in the number of children that are locked up in detention facilities. The largest migrant youth detention facility in the U.S. is the Homestead detention center in Florida. It holds at least 2,000 children and is the only for-profit migrant youth detention facility to date. The Homestead detention center is operated by...

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Today, 03:51 PM Go to last post
    Swordsmyth

    Trump clamps down on US visas for Nigerians

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Few things unite Nigeria’s middle classes like anxiety over international visa application processes—and none more so than for the United States. Depending on social class and income, the visa can mean anything from facilitating a business trip or a summer holiday to being a chance to chase the American dream. But, as hundreds of thousands of Nigerians apply annually, rejection rates and a...

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Today, 03:40 PM Go to last post
    Anti Federalist

    Sub Saharan Africa plans to move to Portland Maine

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border https://apnews.com/429f04067c38428ba0d06749b53e6df0 By ANDREW SELSKY and PATRICK WHITTLE In this June 13, 2019 photo, a migrant woman sleeps on a cot inside the Portland Exposition Building in Portland, Maine. Maine's largest city has repurposed the basketball arena as an emergency shelter in anticipation of hundreds of asylum...

    Last Post By: Anti Federalist Today, 03:39 PM Go to last post
    donnay

    Liberal Professor Warns: Google Manipulating Voters 'on a Massive Scale'

    Thread Starter: donnay

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Today, 03:39 PM Go to last post
    oyarde

    [Debate on now] Dems name 20 candidates for first debates

    Thread Starter: oyarde

    June 26 - 27 in Miami . The third and fourth debates in Sept and Oct will only include those polling at 2 percent . The four not making the first cut are Bullock , Gravel , Messam , Moulton . By the end of Jul after the second debates most of the others should be out as well .

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Today, 03:37 PM Go to last post
    Anti Federalist

    They do not want to welcome migrants anymore

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    Wonder what their neighbors think about their defaced property and degraded community, brought about by these bleeding heart Quislings? Spy: they do not want to welcome migrants anymore https://www.sudinfo.be/id128216/article/2019-07-02/spy-ils-ne-veulent-plus-accueillir-les-migrants For a week, the Simon-Hody family, no longer wishes to welcome migrants from the Spy Highway area....

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Today, 03:36 PM Go to last post
    Brian4Liberty

    Fear & Panic! Microsoft says there are hackers!

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    Microsoft has warned 10,000 people that nation-state hackers are targeting them There are hackers out there! The sky is falling! The left media has been going crazy with this. Russians are hacking our Democracy! And the proof is Microsoft trying to sell software...

    Last Post By: brushfire Today, 03:30 PM Go to last post
    Anti Federalist

    Ilhan Omar at Black Lives Matters rally: “This is not going to be the country of white people"

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    So, as a white person hearing this from a sitting member of congress, I wonder what I am to make of that? Clearly, my ideas of individual liberty, limited government and self reliance are no longer wanted or accepted. So I have to assume that this country will no longer be a place for me. And this is every day from people like her...and some people wonder why I have re-evaluated my...

    Last Post By: Anti Federalist Today, 03:16 PM Go to last post
    Swordsmyth

    'White People Love Dogs Because They Miss Owning Slaves'

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Scientific research has shown that a great and fascinating -- perhaps even mysterious -- bond exists between dogs and human beings. They even understand human language. The love story between dogs and humans goes back tens of thousands of years, the results of which can still be seen everywhere, every single day. Families going out with their dogs, which are carefully groomed, looking...

    Last Post By: AngryCanadian Today, 03:07 PM Go to last post
    enhanced_deficit

    Ann Coulter offers rare praise for Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

    Thread Starter: enhanced_deficit

    Bit unusual topic for coulter who usually focusses on Wall, border, DACA , 2nd amendment type issues: https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/453263-ann-coulter-offers-rare-praise-for-ilhan-omar-and-rashida-tlaib

    Last Post By: AngryCanadian Today, 03:06 PM Go to last post
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    timosman

    Foreign purchases of American homes plunge 36% as Chinese buyers flee the market

    Thread Starter: timosman

    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/17/foreign-purchases-of-american-homes-plunge-36percent-as-chinese-buyers-flee.html

    Last Post By: oyarde Today, 03:19 PM Go to last post
    Paul799

    In Gold We Trust Report 2019

    Thread Starter: Paul799

    "Since 2007, the annual In Gold We Trust report is THE authoritative report on gold investing, and is required reading for anyone interested in the precious metal market. As a team, Ronald-Peter Stöferle and Mark Valek analyze the state of the global financial markets, monetary dynamics and their influence on gold price developments like no other. Ronald-Peter Stöferle is a partner of...

    Last Post By: Paul799 Today, 05:17 AM Go to last post
    Brian4Liberty

    Global currency? Everything you need to know about Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    Everything you need to know about Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency The social network is a founding member of a consortium that's designing a global digital coin. BY ANDREW MORSE - JUNE 18, 2019

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Yesterday, 08:19 PM Go to last post
    Swordsmyth

    Oil Plunges As Iran Conflict Cools

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Oil prices sank on Tuesday after President Trump and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo struck a softer tone on Iran. The market acted swiftly, selling off crude oil. The comments come a day after Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif spoke with NBC News, where he seemed to crack open the door to negotiations of some sort. When asked what it would take to get Iran to the bargaining table,...

    Last Post By: Zippyjuan Yesterday, 11:20 AM Go to last post
    anaconda

    Bitcoin Cracks $5000

    Thread Starter: anaconda

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/cbovaird/2017/09/01/bitcoin-price-tops-5000-as-cryptocurrencies-march-higher/#6d8dc42a5a8e

    Last Post By: Zippyjuan 07-16-2019, 08:43 PM Go to last post
    Zippyjuan

    Deutsche Bank will exit global equities business and slash 18,000 jobs in sweeping overhaul

    Thread Starter: Zippyjuan

    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/07/deutsche-bank-will-exit-its-global-equities-business-and-scale-back-investment-bank.html Deutsche Bank was one of the few banks still willing to loan money to Trump after his numerous bankruptcies.

    Last Post By: Origanalist 07-16-2019, 04:27 PM Go to last post
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    Zippyjuan

    Opioid crisis: US drug overdose deaths drop by 5.1%

    Thread Starter: Zippyjuan

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49026223 That is enough for 230 pills for every man, woman, and child in the US.

    Last Post By: jkr Yesterday, 08:54 PM Go to last post
    Swordsmyth

    A Bacterial Invasion? East-Coast-ers Face Flesh-Eating Disease Epidemic In 2019

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Why are we suddenly seeing so many cases of flesh-eating disease all along the east coast of the United States? For years, flesh-eating bacterial infections were so rare in the U.S. that even a single case would make national headlines. But here in 2019 the news is telling us that we are seeing flesh-eating infections “at a rate much higher than in previous years”, and this outbreak...

    Last Post By: donnay Yesterday, 06:53 AM Go to last post
    timosman

    Why is our brain so unconcerned with the decay of the body?

    Thread Starter: timosman

    Why is our brain so unconcerned with the decay of the body? :confused:

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth 07-16-2019, 03:08 PM Go to last post
    davidsalata

    How to Actually Remove Pesticides From Your Fruit

    Thread Starter: davidsalata

    How to Actually Remove Pesticides From Your Fruit Assuming that you should be worried about them in the first place

    Last Post By: Schifference 07-15-2019, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  • Education & Thought Power

    Pauls' Revere

    Neil Gorsuch Catches a Hail Mary for the Constitution

    Thread Starter: Pauls' Revere

    https://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/neil-gorsuch-catches-hail-mary-constitution?utm_campaign=Cato%20Today&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=74241730&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_kxNcFCSbswcMJvONc0EPXj3hTTgb9Gf0u5jHjBS3F9ooOtZ6OYZLqNMOvdJuIsnNxwr7p3sdo5hNwqjHt3xZ1F-tmrA&_hsmi=74241730&fbclid=IwAR06DVf7LWU1Lip9HJir3S6lDA65tm0zGQccTCFy6MjdG5GWI21LwUDbhPA Last week, the Supreme Court...

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Today, 03:13 PM Go to last post
    Proph

    Already Anarchy!

    Thread Starter: Proph

    I sent this to Being Libertarian, but they take too long to publish -- if they ever decide to publish this at all. I'm posting this here, though -- sans formatting -- because I think it's important and needs to be said/heard/seen: Also, there's no need to wait with the internet!

    Last Post By: Proph Today, 09:00 AM Go to last post
    heavenlyboy34

    This day in history: a day that will live in infamy

    Thread Starter: heavenlyboy34

    On this day, July 17 of 1918, Tsar Nikolai II of Russia and his family were brutally murdered in the basement of Ipatiev House by Bolshevik scum, putting an end to the Romanov lineage and ushering in an era of terror and violence theretofore unseen. May their memory be eternal. :( #deathtocommunism

    Last Post By: Firestarter Today, 08:18 AM Go to last post
    PAF

    Chip Them All - Like Animals

    Thread Starter: PAF

    I have not commented much about the scandals going on lately, other than to try to put the pieces of the puzzled together. Every administration, left and right, seems to dominate the "news" with "sex". What party does it does not interest me, I feel that personal issues should stay out of lime light, and that we should focus our efforts on bills being proposed in the house and senate, which the...

    Last Post By: Danke Yesterday, 05:31 PM Go to last post
    Todd

    Community as the Solution to Poverty

    Thread Starter: Todd

    This was posted on a site I frequent. Great article. I think Christians (especially the progressive type) conflate what the Bible actually calls Christians to do....or they favor public over private charity.

    Last Post By: nobody's_hero 07-16-2019, 04:35 PM Go to last post
    PAF

    Would Epstein Be A Criminal Under Libertarian Law, Part II

    Thread Starter: PAF

    by Walter Block Previously, I wrote this comment on that question. Several people sent me comments about this. I append them below, along with my reactions to them. Would Epstein Be A Criminal Under Libertarian Law, Part II Previously, I wrote this comment on that question.

    Last Post By: PAF 07-15-2019, 06:02 PM Go to last post
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