• doublek321

    by Published on 01-30-2017 10:09 AM

    California is talking CALExit. I assume Trump being elected is a big part of this. I like the idea that states are standing up for states' rights. Even though I don't expect them to secede, I do think this is healthy. It's also educational for people to realize that states have power. It also might spur people to wonder what other power they have. Curiosity in this direction is a good thing, even if currently they're probably mostly "anti-liberty".

    It's also good that protests are acceptable again.

    There is talk about the media being a watchdog of Trump. Even though we all know the MSM is completely phony, it's still good that people are reminded that government needs to be "watched".

    Hopefully the anti-war left will be ...
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    Swordsmyth

    We need a Constitutional amendment to ban plurality voting

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Thoughts?

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    Swordsmyth

    Will Rand address the Republican form of government clause?

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Next time @Bryan has a Q&A session with Rand I would like him to ask what would Rand see as the requirement to hold hearings into whether California and/or other lawless liberal states still have a Republican form of government as is required by the Constitution. A4S4: The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government ...

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    Brian4Liberty

    Global Cops: Will US Jail Chinese Tech Exec?

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    Global Cops: Will US Jail Chinese Tech Exec?

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    Swordsmyth

    In Historic Move, Sen. Rand Paul Places Hold on $38 Billion to Israel

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who has a history of being skeptical about U.S. taxpayer funds going towards the Jewish state, has placed a hold on the U.S.-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018, which provides Israel with $38 billion in military aid over the next decade. This has caused backlash from organizations such as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. “This...

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    Brian4Liberty

    Who Will Get The Blame For The Collapse?

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    Who Will Get The Blame For The Collapse?

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    jct74

    Trump gives Kelley Paul’s push for criminal justice reform a major boost

    Thread Starter: jct74

    read more: https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/congress/article221629225.html

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    enhanced_deficit

    [Trump, Pelosi, Schumer meet] Trump threatens gov shutdown, Pelosi 'manhood' jab; Pence?

    Thread Starter: enhanced_deficit

    By just staying above the fray and contantly appealing to GOP's Christian conservatives base with his quiet & low key excellence, is Mike Pence starting to look dangerously Presidential for 2024 (and even 2020 if Mueller made any big successful play)? ABC Summary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzJw7QnMqWE Full Trump-Pelosi/Schumer "showdown": ...

    Last Post By: enhanced_deficit Today, 09:34 PM Go to last post
    kona

    California itching to tax text messages

    Thread Starter: kona

    https://apnews.com/1380651d8c02474fb1c7d7831213a991?utm_medium=APWestRegion&utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow

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    Matt Collins

    Trump's AG nominee supported gun control!

    Thread Starter: Matt Collins

    Did you know that Trump's Attorney General nominee William Barr once supported a Magazine Ban and Gun Registration? "I would prefer a limitation on the clip size. But ultimately, I would recommend the President sign a bill that had the Brady waiting period and the DeConcini assault weapons provisions in it."

    Last Post By: enhanced_deficit Today, 09:30 PM Go to last post
    Anti Federalist

    Trump: ‘I Like Nancy Pelosi’ and Will Help Her Win Race for Speaker

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    Donald Trump: ‘I Like Nancy Pelosi’ and Will Help Her Win Race for Speaker https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2018/11/17/donald-trump-like-nancy-pelosi-will-help-win-race-speaker/ 17 Nov 2018 President Donald Trump promised again on Saturday that he will help Rep. Nancy Pelosi win her race for speaker of the House of Representatives. “She may need some votes. I will perform a wonderful...

    Last Post By: enhanced_deficit Today, 09:25 PM Go to last post
    TheCount

    Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes fired from BlazeTV

    Thread Starter: TheCount

    1071580043799920642 Something something liberal media. Oh well, he'll just have to go back to his old hobbies, occupying himself by drinking his own piss and shoving things up his ass.

    Last Post By: enhanced_deficit Today, 09:23 PM Go to last post
    Zippyjuan

    Trump: The Wall Is Mostly Built- Military Can Finish The Rest

    Thread Starter: Zippyjuan

    Does this mean he no longer needs his $25 billion for the urgent project? From Twitter: 1072471575956504576 1072462207416446976 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/11/675425269/trump-to-meet-with-chuck-and-nancy-expectations-are-low

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    Swordsmyth

    THE CHICAGO WAY: Thousands Of Residents Commit Fraud To Keep College Student Off Ballot

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    A conservative college student attempted to take on the Chicago political machine and lost — but the way he lost may result in more than 2,600 residents charged with a felony. David Krupa, a 19-year-old freshman at DePaul University, decided to run for alderman of Chicago’s 13th ward and take on current alderman Marty Quinn. But Krupa wasn’t just going up against Quinn. He was actually...

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    Swordsmyth

    Trump Proposes Ending Asylum For Illegal Immigrants

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    As was widely expected following his promises to stop crowds of illegal migrants from entering the US, President Trump on Thursday signed an order to end asylum for illegal immigrants before the caravans arrive. The order, which is expected to elicit howls of outrage from the left, will almost certainly be met with a court challenge, according to a Bloomberg report. The Trump...

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    Swordsmyth

    House Passes $867 Billion Farm Bill

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    On Wednesday, the House passed an $867 billion farm bill to help those workers in the agricultural industry, sending the legislation to President Trump for a signature. The measure easily passed with a 369-47 vote. The legislation, which previously passed the Senate in an 87-13 vote on Tuesday, expands farm subsidies and according to The Hill, includes language legalizing hemp production. ...

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    enhanced_deficit

    Rep. Zoe Lofgren grills Google CEO over images search results for "idiot"

    Thread Starter: enhanced_deficit

    Respected google CEO on the hot seat today. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2018/12/11/idiot-google-search-trump-result/2276429002/ Related Report: McMaster called Trump an "idiot" at a private dinner

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    Brian4Liberty

    California considers text messaging tax to fund cell service for low-income residents

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    California considers text messaging tax to fund cell service for low-income residents California may soon charge its residents a fee for text messaging, according to a report released by state regulators Tuesday.

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    idiom

    The 51% Problem, or why crypto is too expensive to be a currency

    Thread Starter: idiom

    So bitcoin as the ur-crypto has a bit of an energy problem. The problem is that it is built in by design as the primary defense of the system. If you can control more than 50% of the processing you control the entire currency. So the energy cost has to be high enough to not be worth it. So as bitcoin becomes more valuable the processing cost has to go up as a security measure. This means...

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    DamianTV

    Are We In A Recession Already?

    Thread Starter: DamianTV

    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-07/are-we-recession-already Full article at link. And a pre-emptive "shut up, Zippy".

    Last Post By: idiom Today, 08:01 PM Go to last post
    presence

    AriseBank CEO faces 120 years behind bars over alleged cryptocurrency scam

    Thread Starter: presence

    https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndtx/pr/cryptocurrency-ceo-indicted-after-defrauding-investors-4-million https://www.sec.gov/litigation/complaints/2018/comp-pr2018-8.pdf https://www.zdnet.com/article/arisebank-ceo-faces-120-years-behind-bars-over-alleged-4-million-scam/ https://twitter.com/jricearise https://twitter.com/AriseBank

    Last Post By: presence Today, 07:40 PM Go to last post
    Madison320

    What happened to the interest in Bitcoin?

    Thread Starter: Madison320

    Over the last 6 months or so Bitcoin has been amazingly stable, especially considering Bitcoin's history and the recent gyrations in all the other markets. Then yesterday Bitcoin crashed by 15% and not one person in this forum posted about it in the Bitcoin section.

    Last Post By: Zippyjuan Today, 05:47 PM Go to last post
    enhanced_deficit

    MAGA turns heat on China: Daughter of Huawei founder/CFO arrested over Iran sanctions

    Thread Starter: enhanced_deficit

    MAGA is going all out to enforce sanctions on Iran. At least this should make top funder Adelson proud and convinve him to open his wallet again for MAGA 2020. Meng Wanzhou is one of the vice chairs on the Chinese technology company's board and the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei. Canada arrests Huawei CFO facing US extradition for allegedly violating Iran sanctions ...

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    Danke

    It is gonna be a cold winter.

    Thread Starter: Danke

    This fall the Indians on a remote reservation asked their new Chief Oyarde if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was a chief in a modern society, he’d never learned the old tribal secrets. He couldn’t look at the sky to predict what the winter was going to be like. "It's going to be a very cold winter." So just to be on the safe side, Oyarde told his tribe that the...

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    Working Poor

    Carbon C-60

    Thread Starter: Working Poor

    I want to get some Carbon C60 for my old dog. She has joint pain and is about 12 years old which is about the life span of a doberman. They say this stuff increases life span. I am not sure it is right to increase the life span. I want to be in as well as I can be while I am here. I am not sure I want to take it myself but I do want to see is it will help my dog feel better. I do feel that we are...

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    Brian4Liberty

    Did you get your flu shot yet?

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    The flu shot this year may be worth getting. It contains updates that were not in last year’s vaccine. Last year (2017), the FDA simply used the same vaccine combination from the previous year (2016), and not only was it redundant and unnecessary for people who had been vaccinated the prior year, it was a poor match for the viruses that circulated last year and early this year, including a...

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    donnay

    Landmark lawsuit claims Monsanto hid cancer danger of weedkiller for decades

    Thread Starter: donnay

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/may/22/monsanto-trial-cancer-weedkiller-roundup-dewayne-johnson

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    PAF

    Opinion after the collapse

    Thread Starter: PAF

    Everything is in motion, with no change for the better. It’s now moving exponentially. Certainly those in power are not going to relinquish it. They have been at this for well over a century, and the American people still do not wake up - in fact, they don’t even pretend anymore, and now promote it. After the collapse, does it stay the same? Get worse? At some point in the near future will we...

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    Lupan

    How to prove the right of inheritance ?

    Thread Starter: Lupan

    Hello everyone, some people I've spoke to refuse to believe in the right of inheritance (from father to son, for instance) because they say that simple "blood relation" is not enough to configure a voluntary agreement.Of course I'm supposing the scenario without a written will, since there would be no problem if one was made.Well than, how can you (if possible) derive the right of inheritance...

    Last Post By: idiom Today, 04:18 PM Go to last post
    osan

    Daily Anti-Federalist

    Thread Starter: osan

    Antifederalist No. 1 GENERAL INTRODUCTION: A DANGEROUS PLAN OF BENEFIT ONLY TO THE "ARISTOCRATICK COMBINATION" From The Boston Gazette and Country Journal, November 26, 1787. I am pleased to see a spirit of inquiry burst the band of constraint upon the subject of the NEW PLAN for consolidating the governments of the United States, as recommended by the late Convention. If it is...

    Last Post By: osan Today, 12:47 AM Go to last post
    Swordsmyth

    Why not give each Rep. multiple votes?

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    It is hard enough to find a few good men. Why do we make ourselves look for hundreds? We should allow ourselves to give one candidate more than one Seat/Vote.

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth 12-09-2018, 05:35 PM Go to last post
    Aratus

    PRESIDENT TRUMP VERSES THE RADICAL DEMOCRATs : The Impeachment Crisis of 2019 (by Aratus)

    Thread Starter: Aratus

    This OP space might see paragraphs added over time!!! It's taken me ten years, but this could be a really neat E*book if things get more politically polarized & bordering on the landscape and environment of 1868. I can opine. Radical Republicans existed 150 years ago. Less R so now.

    Last Post By: Aratus 12-09-2018, 10:05 AM Go to last post
    Swordsmyth

    Pearl Harbor: Hawaii Was Surprised; FDR Was Not

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Comprehensive research has shown not only that Washington knew in advance of the attack, but that it deliberately withheld its foreknowledge from our commanders in Hawaii in the hope that the "surprise" attack would catapult the U.S. into World War II. Oliver Lyttleton, British Minister of Production, stated in 1944: "Japan was provoked into attacking America at Pearl Harbor. It is a...

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