• twomp

    by Published on 04-07-2016 12:47 AM

    BABY DOE WAS 7 months old when his troubles with the U.S. government began. His mother was taking him on a flight when security officials stopped them at an airport. He was patted down and subjected to “chemical testing.” His mother’s bag was searched. His diapers were examined. Unbeknownst to the family from California, four letters on the infant’s boarding pass — “SSSS” — had singled him out as a particularly dangerous class of individual: a “known or suspected terrorist.”

    Four years later, Baby Doe, as he’s identified in court documents, is part of a class-action lawsuit taking aim at the federal government’s sweeping terrorist watchlisting system. His ordeal is one of 18 included in the suit, filed Tuesday in Alexandria, Virginia, by the Michigan branch of the Council of American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR. The rights group claims its plaintiffs’ collective experiences are the consequence of “an injustice of historic proportions.”

    “Through extra-judicial and secret means,” the suit alleges, “the federal government is ensnaring individuals into an invisible web of consequences that are imposed indefinitely and without recourse as a result of the shockingly large federal watchlists that now include hundreds of thousands of individuals.”
    read the rest here:
    https://theintercept.com/2016/04/06/...ist-watchlist/
    by Published on 11-23-2015 01:30 PM
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    At least they have proper manners by saying thank you.

    In New Video, A Grateful Al-Qaeda Thanks US For Supplying Anti-Tank Missiles


    On September 30, just hours after a three star Russian general strolled into the US embassy in Baghdad and told the staff to inform Washington that Moscow would begin airstrikes in Syria “in one hour”, the Western media was alive with accusations that The Kremlin wasn’t targeting ISIS, but rather other, US and Saudi-backed rebel groups fighting Assad’s depleted SAA. Here’s what WSJ said at the time:

    “Among seven areas that Syrian state media listed as targets of Russian strikes, only one—an area east of the town of Salamiyah in Hama province—has a known presence of Islamic State fighters. The other areas listed are ...
    by Published on 10-15-2015 11:41 PM

    The Intercept has obtained a cache of secret documents detailing the inner workings of the U.S. military’s assassination program in Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia. The documents, provided by a whistleblower, offer an unprecedented glimpse into Obama’s drone wars.

    The Intercept has obtained a cache of secret slides that provides a window into the inner workings of the U.S. military’s kill/capture operations at a key time in the evolution of the drone wars — between 2011 and 2013. The documents, which also outline the internal views of special operations forces on the shortcomings and flaws of the drone program, were provided by a source within the intelligence community who worked on the types of operations and programs described in the slides. The Intercept granted the source’s request for anonymity because the materials are classified and because the U.S. government has engaged in aggressive prosecution of whistleblowers. The stories in this series will refer to the source as “the source.”

    The source said he decided to provide these documents to The Intercept because he believes the public has a right to understand the process by which people are placed on kill lists and ultimately assassinated on orders from the highest echelons of the U.S. government. “This outrageous explosion of watchlisting — of monitoring people and racking and stacking them on lists, assigning them numbers, assigning them ‘baseball cards,’ assigning them death sentences without notice, on a worldwide battlefield — it was, from the very first instance, wrong,” the source said.
    It's a long read. See the whole thing here:

    https://theintercept.com/drone-papers
    by Published on 08-03-2015 06:00 PM

    According to officials familiar with the situation, US intelligence agencies have offered a new assessment of ISIS, cautioning that a solid year of US airstrikes against them in Iraq and Syria hasn’t left ISIS any weaker than they were when the strikes began.

    Surprisingly, even though the military has been bragging about how great the war is going throughout the year, military commanders aren’t disputing the assessment, and are simply saying that they believe progress will come at some point in the future, when Iraq retakes Ramadi.

    Of course, ISIS didn’t have Ramadi a year ago, and only captured it two months ago. At the time, Pentagon officials dismissed the major city as of no strategic importance, so it is surprising they are now presenting its future recapture as a metric for success.

    Either way, the assessment is damning to Pentagon claims that the strategy is sound, but at the same time, there is no indication that anyone in the administration is even going to consider revising the war strategy, as officials continue to insist it is a winning recipe.
    http://news.antiwar.com/2015/07/31/u...f-us-bombings/
    by Published on 07-20-2015 11:15 AM

    The latest in a long line of Israeli officials railing about the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon talked up the idea that it posed a major threat to Israel, and meant the nation has to prepare a military option against Iran, as though Israel hasn’t been doing that for decades.

    More importantly, Ya’alon become the first Israeli official to publicly talk about the actual end-game in all of this for Israel, a massive “compensation” package by the US government to Israel to placate them after the Iran deal.

    It’s been widely reported in Israeli media since mid-May that this was going to happen, and the day of the deal’s announcement, President Obama is said to have tried to engage Netanyahu on the phone about coming to a specific price on
    ...
    by Published on 07-08-2015 12:00 PM

    As the old saying goes, out of sight, out of mind.

    Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has only attended two multi-candidate events in Iowa this year – the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition event in April and the Republican Party of Iowa’s Lincoln Dinner in May.

    With a field of 16 Republican presidential candidates, it’s easy to forget about candidates when they are not campaigning in your state, and skipping out on a number of high-profile evens can make it seem like the candidates who are not attending are not all that active in Iowa. Yet, just because a candidate isn’t taking the time to share a stage with their many competitors doesn’t mean they are not laying the groundwork for a formidable Iowa caucus campaign.

    Senator Rand Paul isn’t your typical Republican.
    ...
    by Published on 06-14-2015 12:30 PM

    At first I thought this was just more propaganda starting up again.

    London (AFP) - Britain has been forced to remove some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top-secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported.

    The BBC and the Sunday Times cited senior government and intelligence officials as saying agents had been pulled, with the newspaper saying the move came after Russia was able to decrypt more than one million files.

    "It is the case that Russians and Chinese have information. It has meant agents have had to be moved and that knowledge of how we operate has stopped us getting vital information," a Downing Street source said, according to the newspaper.
    ...
    by Published on 06-14-2015 10:20 AM

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received nearly a quarter of a million dollars last year for a speaking engagement on behalf of Academic Partnerships, a for-profit education company in which Jeb Bush held an ownership stake and on whose board he served.

    Clinton’s newly filed personal financial disclosure shows that she was paid $225,500 on March 24, 2014 by Academic Partnerships. At the invitation-only event in Dallas, Texas, Clinton reportedly said, “today a student doesn’t need to travel to Cambridge, Mass., or Cambridge, England, to get a world-class education.”

    Academic Partnerships assists universities in converting their academic degree programs into online versions that can be taken by students around the world.

    In 2011,
    ...
    by Published on 05-27-2015 01:20 PM

    Rand Paul rejected criticism that his 10-hour filibuster against the government’s bulk data collection programs was a fundraising ploy on Tuesday, casting it as “an unfair characterization” while calling on Barack Obama and Paul’s fellow Republicans to push for further clampdowns on the legal justification for the NSA’s dragnet surveillance.

    Last week, Paul conducted a marathon speech in an attempt to halt the US government’s mass surveillance of Americans’ phone records and to derail an extension of the Patriot Act. His talkathon led to a legislative impasse on the USA Freedom Act, as the Obama administration effectively ended its bulk dragnet.

    Embarking on a week-long book tour in between Senate sessions, the Republican presidential contender said on Tuesday he still thinks the Senate can “win that vote” on bulk collection.
    read the rest here:

    http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2...rm-republicans
    by Published on 05-27-2015 10:05 AM

    WASHINGTON — – President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the Senate to renew National Security Agency surveillance powers before they expire at midnight Sunday, as Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul vowed to keep working to block the Patriot Act and the bulk collection of Americans’ phone records.

    “This needs to get done,” Obama told reporters in the Oval Office on Tuesday.

    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, asked what Obama was doing to round up votes, suggested, without naming him, that Paul needs to put the country first as he runs for the Republican nomination for president.

    "Right now, I think what we're seeing is a difference of opinion on the Republican side of the aisle," Earnest said. "At some point, the political ambitions of individual members of the United States Senate are going to have to come second to the national security of the United States."

    Obama called on the Senate to approve a House-passed bill that would change the phone record collection program while renewing less controversial Patriot Act provisions that also expire at the end of the month. The Senate rejected the House bill by three votes last weekend and is on a break until Sunday, just hours before the spying powers are scheduled to expire.

    Obama said reauthorizing the surveillance efforts is “necessary to keep the American people safe and secure.”

    “I strongly urge the Senate to work through this recess and make sure that they identify a way to get this done,” Obama said.
    Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2015/05/2...#storylink=cpy
    by Published on 05-26-2015 09:40 AM

    At an 18th-century mansion in England’s countryside last week, current and former spy chiefs from seven countries faced off with representatives from tech giants Apple and Google to discuss government surveillance in the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s leaks.

    The three-day conference, which took place behind closed doors and under strict rules about confidentiality, was aimed at debating the line between privacy and security.

    Among an extraordinary list of attendees were a host of current or former heads from spy agencies such as the CIA and British electronic surveillance agency Government Communications Headquarters, or GCHQ. Other current or former top spooks from Australia, Canada, France, Germany and Sweden were also in attendance. Google, Apple, and telecommunications company Vodafone sent some of their senior policy and legal staff to the discussions. And a handful of academics and journalists were also present.
    https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2...-surveillance/
    by Published on 05-22-2015 05:20 PM

    Israeli media are quoting officials familiar with the situation as saying there are quiet talks going on between the Obama Administration and Israel’s new far-right government on a “massive compensation” boost in military aid for Israel’s acquiescence on the civilian nuclear deal with Iran.

    The deal is expected to be spun in the US and Israel as a huge boost in military aid to keep Israel’s “competitive advantage” over Saudi Arabia after that nation buys new US weapons, though Israel of course isn’t on particularly bad terms with the Saudis to begin with.

    In return, Israel would be allowed to keep publicly complaining about the Iran deal, but would privately tone down their efforts to undermine the deal.

    That’s potentially huge, with the US Congress
    ...
    by Published on 05-12-2015 08:00 AM

    Ever since the overthrow of Egypt’s elected president, the U.S. administration has tried to avoid the word “coup.” Hard to do that now, but it’s still trying.
    Pity the poor dictators! What’s a dedicated bunch of military plotters to do when they learn the elected leader they overthrew may have to go free because they put him in the wrong kind of jail?

    If you’re among the conspirators who ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in 2013, it seems you initiate a flurry of meetings and phone calls and soon reach a solution that relies on forgery and, to make sure a replacement jail looks authentic, construction of a “torture area” inside it.

    “Forgery, we do all the time,” brags one member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces. “We are very good at it.” He might have said the same about torture.

    What neither he nor his colleagues realized, however, is that their words were secretly recorded, and eventually tapes of these alleged conversations would be released to the outside world.
    http://www.thedailybeast.com/article...for-obama.html
    by Published on 04-30-2015 10:10 AM
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    OMG ISIS is everywhere! We have to go fight them everywhere or else the world is doomed!
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    The war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria isn’t exactly making headway, indeed it seems destined to be the latest open-ended military boondoggle in a long line for the US in that region.

    Still, that doesn’t mean the mess can’t get even bigger, and that’s exactly what’s likely to happen, according to officials familiar with the situation who say that the US is likely to agree to expand the ISIS war to include its assorted affiliates across the planet.

    Certain nations within the US coalition, primarily Egypt and Saudi Arabia, are demanding the war be expanded to other countries with ISIS presences as well, and US officials say that keeping those nations satisfied ...
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    Delivered4000

    How can I help, and which issues should I bring up to persuade fellow citizens...

    Thread Starter: Delivered4000

    Greetings, I was just wondering, since many people are hearing of Dr. Ron Paul for the first time, what issues should I be discussing first when introducing Dr. Ron Paul, and how do I explain them? What is it that made you click and decide 'Ron!'?

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  • Ron Paul & Rand Paul: News & Discussion

    r3volution 3.0

    Rand Paul Needs to Join the #NeverTrump Movement

    Thread Starter: r3volution 3.0

    https://alibertarianfuture.com/2016-election/rand-paul-join-nevertrump-movement/ I agree 100%. Here's what you should do Rand: Spread the word that you have a "big announcement to make about Donald Trump."

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    RonPaulFanInGA

    Trump Fans Float Rand Paul As Their Top VP Pick

    Thread Starter: RonPaulFanInGA

    http://www.vocativ.com/315870/trump-fans-rand-paul-vp/

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    kylejack

    Jesse Benton, Dimitri Kesari, and John Tate have been convicted

    Thread Starter: kylejack

    In the payment for endorsement scheme. https://twitter.com/GrantMRodgers/status/728264693903548417 https://twitter.com/GrantMRodgers/status/728266201034461190 https://twitter.com/GrantMRodgers/status/728266927982792706

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    tsai3904

    Ron Paul: Drafting Women Means Equality in Slavery

    Thread Starter: tsai3904

    More: http://ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/featured-articles/2016/may/01/drafting-women-means-equality-in-slavery/ There is a bill in Congress that would repeal The Military Selective Service Act and abolish Selective Service: H.R. 4523 The bill only has six cosponsors:

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    younglibertarian

    Are Young People Really Going Socialist?

    Thread Starter: younglibertarian

    Not I :D

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    Brian4Liberty

    Mandatory Draft Registration: A Victory For Women?

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    Mandatory Draft Registration: A Victory For Women?

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  • 2016 Presidential Election

    randomname

    "Libertarians for Trump"

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    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2016/03/walter-e-block/libertarians-trump/ Dr. Donald Miller (donaldwmiller@gmail.com) and I (wblock@loyno.edu) are starting up a new group to be called Libertarians for Trump. LFT has its work cut out for it in mobilizing massive support for Donald Trump within the libertarian community. For there are some libertarians who oppose supporting any politician for...

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    acptulsa

    Never Have We Had a Better Crop of Lemons

    Thread Starter: acptulsa

    The Democrats are about to superdelegate a treasonous madwoman into their nomination. And Fox is playing the anti-establishment fervor we stirred up in the GOP masterfully--not only is their halfhearted but constant and unrelenting criticism of Trump (which always and mysteriously seems to fall wide of the target as if accurate gunnery is forbidden in those hallowed halls) working perfectly to...

    Last Post By: Bern Yesterday, 09:29 AM Go to last post
    charrob

    Ted Cruz Suspends Presidential Campaign

    Thread Starter: charrob

    Ted Cruz Suspends Presidential Campaign http://www.cnbc.com/2016/05/03/ Edit: They updated their link. Jan2017 has the correct link (thanks Jan2017) which is: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/05/03/ted-cruz-suspends-campaign.html

    Last Post By: devil21 05-04-2016, 05:58 PM Go to last post
    Jan2017

    Cruz family Canada records could be available . . .

    Thread Starter: Jan2017

    As an expatriate to Canada for almost a full two years now, Ted Cruz does not have the same protection from Canada authorities in Ottawa as when The Dallas Morning News first requested records from them a couple years back. All the Ted Cruz lies can start catching up with him

    Last Post By: Zippyjuan 05-01-2016, 06:39 PM Go to last post
    angelatc

    Woman Prays For Her Life As Trump Protestors Destroy Her Car

    Thread Starter: angelatc

    I hope he buys her a tank. VIdeo:

    Last Post By: Ender 05-01-2016, 10:34 AM Go to last post
    CPUd

    Donald Trump rejects 'categorically false' charges of raping teenage girl

    Thread Starter: CPUd

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-rejects-categorically-false-charges-raping-teen-girl-article-1.2618137

    Last Post By: nikcers 05-03-2016, 12:46 PM Go to last post
    r3volution 3.0

    Trump Opposition Research Thread

    Thread Starter: r3volution 3.0

    A lot of great information has been posted in recent weeks, but it's scattered about the forum. How about we aggregate it all in one place, for easy access? Post what you got (repetition is fine, having multiple sources is a good thing) *material for jokes, witticisms, insults, memes, etc also welcome, in addition to policy issues :toady: is the beginning of the end of...

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  • General News & Politics

    Anti Federalist

    NC-Tow truck driver refuses service to Sanders voter: "Call government for a tow"

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    Tow truck owner said he refused service to woman because she supports Bernie Sanders http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/31888456/tow-truck-owner-bernie-sanders#ixzz47pgyi1HK ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) - A local tow truck driver said he refused to tow a woman’s car after he saw Bernie Sanders stickers on the vehicle. Kenneth Shupe said he was called to pick up a woman stranded on I-26...

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    Valli6

    Army officer suing Obama over unauthorized war

    Thread Starter: Valli6

    Here's the complaint: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/2823282-Smith-Complaint-as-Filed.html

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    Brian4Liberty

    California's smoking age raised from 18 to 21 under bills signed by Gov. Brown

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    California's smoking age raised from 18 to 21 under bills signed by Gov. Brown Smoking and vaping laws signed in California

    Last Post By: tod evans Today, 02:45 AM Go to last post
    phill4paul

    Feds announce final e-cigarette rule that nearly bans them

    Thread Starter: phill4paul

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/05/05/feds-expected-announce-final-e-cigarette-rule-could-nearly-ban-them/83951786/

    Last Post By: r3volution 3.0 Today, 01:39 AM Go to last post
    Anti Federalist

    Whatever Trump’s flaws, he’s got balls.

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    Eric has a point. The Crush http://ericpetersautos.com/2016/05/04/the-crush/ by eric • May 4, 2016 Hidden in VW’s announcement yesterday that it was “setting aside” nearly $9 billion to buy back – and destroy – about half a million diesel-powered cars convicted of “cheating” Uncle’s emissions tests was a statement by CEO Matthias Mueller that tells us how craven – and divorced from...

    Last Post By: Anti Federalist Yesterday, 06:57 PM Go to last post
    tod evans

    SSI to block gun purchases

    Thread Starter: tod evans

    From Drudge; Social Security moves to block the mentally ill from purchasing guns http://thehill.com/regulation/pending-regs/278740-social-security-moves-to-block-the-mentally-ill-from-purchasing-guns The Social Security Administration (SSA) is proposing to report people who receive disability benefits and have a mental health condition to the FBI’s background check system.

    Last Post By: heavenlyboy34 Yesterday, 01:31 PM Go to last post
    J.Michael

    Made in America

    Thread Starter: J.Michael

    Please try to support American Workers by buying products from the directory below. Click on a letter below to go to that category (example to find American Made Jeans click C for Clothes or J for Jeans.) If you know of a good American Made Product not on the list use the Submit Product Formfor consideration of listing here. http://americansworking.com/ Additionally there is a good list of...

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    timosman

    Would you like the receipt?

    Thread Starter: timosman

    The most often asked question I hear these days when shopping is "Would you like the receipt?" Is this a valid reason to be concerned about the economy?:(

    Last Post By: angelatc Yesterday, 11:14 PM Go to last post
    kahless

    The men America has left behind

    Thread Starter: kahless

    http://money.cnn.com/2016/05/04/news/economy/america-left-behind-white-men/index.html The politicians and media worship at the altar of globalism and unbalanced trade deals that got us here. They should be behind bars supporting it which is moderating my true opinion of what I think of them.

    Last Post By: r3volution 3.0 Yesterday, 07:24 PM Go to last post
    devil21

    NIRP coming in July

    Thread Starter: devil21

    A little birdie told me: 1) Banks are starting to send notices that accounts (personal and business) will be subject to mandatory "fees" starting in July. They will start small, around .15% of account balance monthly but subject to change at any time. That is NIRP policy in effect so look for June FOMC to go NIRP or at least bring it up and go "official" NIRP in July. 2) Banks will...

    Last Post By: devil21 Yesterday, 02:17 PM Go to last post
    Suzu

    Any Coinbase staff person reading this forum?

    Thread Starter: Suzu

    How the heck does someone get in touch with Coinbase? They're not answering email and I can't find a phone number to call. I am locked out of my account because I forgot to change my phone number inside of it and thus can't receive the security code to log in.

    Last Post By: muh_roads Yesterday, 01:50 PM Go to last post
    muh_roads

    The Satoshi Nakamoto Discussion Thread

    Thread Starter: muh_roads

    There is so much news out there over the last 48 hours that I figure I better start a thread regarding this. The MSM is really running with what is looking like a big fat lie at the moment. I don't understand the angle because bitcoin is being talked about everywhere. Which will spread ownership to more hands. Something the fiat overlords wouldn't want. Having said all that, I don't...

    Last Post By: FSP-Rebel Yesterday, 12:10 PM Go to last post
    kpitcher

    DAO - Decentralized Autonomous Organization on Etherium, limited exchange time

    Thread Starter: kpitcher

    Anyone have a take on DAO? It appears it's a community driven, can vote based on your ownship of DAO on projects, incubator that is funded through DAO, with returns boosting the value of DAO. the current swap is 100 DAO per ETH until May 14. Then the price rises up to 100 / 1.5 Eth. At the end of May the total number of DAO will be set based on how many ETH were converted. 1 BTC ~ 4400...

    Last Post By: muh_roads Yesterday, 10:17 AM Go to last post
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    donnay

    De Niro axes anti-vaccination film from Tribeca after scrutiny

    Thread Starter: donnay

    De Niro axes anti-vaccination film from Tribeca after scrutiny Published March 27, 2016 Actor Robert De Niro announced Saturday he is yanking the anti-vaccination documentary “Vaxxed” from the Tribeca Film Festival, after initially defending its inclusion. “Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Conspiracy” was set to be part of the film festival when it opened next month. The decision to include the...

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    donnay

    New Study Links Aspartame To Metabolic Disease & Digestive Tract Abnormalities

    Thread Starter: donnay

    New Study Links Aspartame To Metabolic Disease & Digestive Tract Abnormalities It remains fairly common for people to believe they are choosing the ‘healthier’ option when reaching for a diet soda instead of the regular one, but research has been surfacing over the past few years which suggests consuming artificial sweeteners might not be the best idea either. Of course, this does not mean...

    Last Post By: twoggle Yesterday, 07:12 PM Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: oyarde Yesterday, 05:07 PM Go to last post
    J.Michael

    What do people here grill on?

    Thread Starter: J.Michael

    Charcoal, gas, or something else? I'm just curious. I tossed my gas grill because it was rusting out and I didn't feel like taking it apart and replacing the parts at some point. I was thinking about buying a charcoal grill instead. I've always liked food grilled over charcoal better. It's like a real Bar-B-Que. You know? With gas, it seems like you may as well be cooking indoors.

    Last Post By: euphemia Yesterday, 02:20 PM Go to last post
    tod evans

    Attn. women! Prostate cancer is your fault.

    Thread Starter: tod evans

    I knew it.........:cool: Does sex protect men against prostate cancer? http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/04/22/does-sex-protect-men-against-prostate-cancer.html?intcmp=ob_article_sidebar_video&intcmp=obnetwork Men who ejaculate often may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than their peers who don't do it as frequently, a U.S. study suggests.

    Last Post By: Anti Federalist Yesterday, 02:17 PM Go to last post
    donnay

    'Oops... It Wasn't Cancer After All,' Admits The National Cancer Institute/JAMA

    Thread Starter: donnay

    'Oops... It Wasn't Cancer After All,' Admits The National Cancer Institute/JAMA Monday, April 18th 2016 at 6:15 am Written By: Sayer Ji After decades of wrongful cancer diagnoses and treatments, and millions harmed, the National Cancer Institute and high gravitas journals like JAMA finally admit they were wrong all along. Back in 2012, The National Cancer Institute convened an expert...

    Last Post By: NorthCarolinaLiberty Yesterday, 12:40 PM Go to last post
    Suzanimal

    Annual Physical

    Thread Starter: Suzanimal

    I had my yearly physical Friday and I'm worried about a few things. My Doc said my thyroid felt a little swollen and referred me to an endocrinologist and he also said my EKG showed a "blip":eek: and referred me to a cardiologist. He told me not to worry I'm in excellent health but he wanted to get my heart checked out because two of my brothers had heart attacks in their 40's. My cardiologist...

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  • Education & Thought Power

    unknown

    What are our actual rights?

    Thread Starter: unknown

    List our actual rights. What are we really "entitled" to? Dr. Paul routinely mentioned some of them: our right to be safe in our person, our property; our right to the fruits of our labor. What else?

    Last Post By: otherone Today, 05:13 AM Go to last post
    HVACTech

    Were The Founders "Statists" or "Anarchists"?

    Thread Starter: HVACTech

    or were they something else? :confused: "The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first." Thomas Jefferson.

    Last Post By: robert68 Today, 12:27 AM Go to last post
    Ecolibertarian

    Better than Gold? Theoretically Ideal Monetary Standards

    Thread Starter: Ecolibertarian

    On this site, even those of us who don't wholeheartedly embrace some implementation of a gold standard are somewhat familiar with the arguments advanced in favor of gold as money, as a unit of value, as a bulwark against inflation and hidden taxation, etc. Historically, even those who have agreed that pure fiat monetary regimes are unacceptable have differed on specific policies when it comes to...

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    Ronin Truth

    Reasons to Doubt the Official Osama Raid Story — Five Years Later

    Thread Starter: Ronin Truth

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2016/05/russ-baker/doubt-osamas-death-tale/

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    Ronin Truth

    Penthouse Interviews Murray Rothbard

    Thread Starter: Ronin Truth

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    How Zoning Rules Would Work in a Free Society

    Thread Starter: presence

    https://mises.org/library/how-zoning-rules-would-work-free-society

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