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- (3) Khodorkovsky, Kissinger, Rothschild and a plan to merge Russia and the west. 10/21/14
- (2) FBI Director: If Apple and Google Won't Decrypt Phones, We'll Force Them To 10/20/14
- (2) Remember the debate about stem cells? 10/21/14
- (1) Craig R. Smith (Great Guest) On Coast To Coast Tonight (Banking And The Fed)... 10/21/14
- (1) TED...Ahhhh! they got me! 10/20/14
- (1) Ron Paul On Rand Presidential Run: ‘I Think It's Great He's Doing It’ 10/17/14
- (1) Video: The Seven Sins of Obama 10/21/14
- (1) As Obama spoke a steady stream of people walked out of the auditorium 10/20/14
- (1) Making Some Holy Noise! 10/20/14
- (1) NY Times - The Secret Casualties of Iraq’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons 10/21/14
- (1) "Anti-Petrodollar" CEO Of French Energy Giant Total Dies In Freak Plane Crash In Moscow 10/20/14
- (1) Rachel Maddow's New Rand Paul Hit Piece on Ebola 10/18/14
- (1) The Weather Channel will teach you wild conspiracy theorists about chemtrails 10/20/14
The Last Hour
There you go, no more ebola worries - Monsatan will save us all...
A few weeks back there was a post here about how "you" experience life. Well, I said I build things sometimes. Anyways, I just finished my coop. First time chicken owner, in about 3 more weeks, my glorious flock will move from the basement into this. Looking forward to the eggs! With anything else, I'm sure I'll have to "improve" some things after the first few weeks to work out the kinks. Just wanted to share as the last screw went in yesterday. Thanks to all at the DP for the inspiration!
The Verge: Facebook has a message for the DEA: if you want to use our service, you have to use your real name. In a letter sent to the Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday, chief security office Joe Sullivan chided the agency for allowing one of its officers to lure criminals with a fake Facebook account created in a suspect's name. "We regard the DEA's conduct to be a knowing and serious breach of Facebook's terms and policies," writes Sullivan. He adds that the social network "asks that the DEA immediately confirm that it has ceased all activities on Facebook that involve the impersonation of others or that otherwise violate our terms and policies."
The issue came to the fore earlier this month when BuzzFeed reported on a case filed in a federal district court. The suspect, 28-year-old Sondra Arquiett, sued DEA agent Timothy Sinnigen for violating her privacy and putting her in harm's way. In court filings, the DEA admitted that Sinnigen used photos obtained from Arquiett's cell phone to create a phony Facebook account.
"The recent drop in oil prices could be due to more than just lower demand, according to some analysts, who have suggested that the U.S. could be deliberately manipulating the market to hurt Russia at a time of geopolitical stress."
"Everyone is stoked that the latest versions of iOS and Android will (finally) encrypt all the information on your smartphone by default. Except, of course, the FBI: Today, its director spent an hour attacking the companies and the very idea of encryption, even suggesting that Congress should pass a law banning the practice of default encryption."
During President Barack Obama’s speech at a Maryland Democratic campaign rally Sunday, crowd members departed while he spoke — an action that “underscored his continuing unpopularity,”...
For years, those in favor of same-sex marriage have argued that all Americans should be free to live as they choose. And yet in countless cases, the government has coerced those who simply wish to be free to live in accordance with their belief that marriage is the union of a man and a woman.
Just this weekend, a case has arisen in Idaho, where city officials have told ordained ministers they have to celebrate same-sex weddings or face fines and jail time.
Could not resist the "Halloween" title, but this is really a VERY cool story!
"A historic fishing season for coho salmon opened Friday on the Clearwater River, giving anglers a unique chance to catch an "extinct" fish.
It's a fascinating story in Idaho's effort to save and restore salmon, but in this case, the Nez Perce tribe pulled it off."
Hello DP, I am still fuming right now. My local community college just had a lockdown drill. This is not abnormal for my school. However, this time the reasoning for the lockdown drill was a group “protesters” that were “attempting to start a riot.” They had actors holding signs and yelling while police stood by. At this point the announcement came over the intercom for the lock down, and all the students were told to hide in a back room.
I’ve been asking myself: Why would they go through the trouble to create this fake scenario? Is this a demonstration of force against the First Amendment? Maybe an example of what will happen to you if you protest here? No one would have the opportunity to capture evidence of police misconduct if they were all quickly ushered into a back room.
I openly shared these concerns with the 40 or so students and faculty while we were locked in a dark room together. Most of them realized how ridiculous the entire situation was, but they were still quite apathetic about it. I attempted to ask the police captain some questions but I didn’t get much out of him he just replied with: “maybe you should come by my office sometime, but I’m going to be busy for the rest of the day.” I am still unsure if this invite was genuine or if the captain was simply deflecting. What questions should I ask this guy if I get another chance? What would you do DP Community?
Steele: TIME calls Rand Paul most interesting man in politics, I call him most dangerous man
I am pretty sure that other musicians here besides myself have taken notice of how Mr Ed Moran's Liberty Poems rhyme with a rhythm that could easily be put to music and made into a song for sharing Liberty. I think this has the potential to create a very popular song with a good message.
Mr Moran has agreed to use one of his poems and make an effort in this direction. He has also shared that he doesn't have the musical or vocal ability to do it himself but would enjoy working with those that have this ability to put a song together from one of his finely crafted works.
This is one of the best articles I've read recently from a large newspaper (not that I read many of them). I thought DPers would appreciate this.
"THE VOTERS WHO put Barack Obama in office expected some big changes. From the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping to Guantanamo Bay to the Patriot Act, candidate Obama was a defender of civil liberties and privacy, promising a dramatically different approach from his predecessor.
The socialist party in Seattle that wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $20 per hour but advertised a job last week for an experienced web developer paying just $13 per hour is now defending itself. [...]
The argument from the Freedom Socialist Party is that it cannot afford the minimum wage it seeks to impose on every commercial entity in America.