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- (2) Booed in the Bible Belt 01/30/15
- (2) Stockman: 911 reports details could sink JEB 09/09/14
- (2) Obama destroyed & called a war criminal in Irish Parliament 01/30/15
- (1) 23 Fun Dirty Facts About Jeb Bush 01/31/15
- (1) CNN in Donetsk: Mark Today's Date DOWN! 01/31/15
- (1) Greece Taking Back Sovereignty From EU! 01/31/15
- (1) Your Liberty Is Diminished By Debt 01/29/15
- (1) America is one big prison: Why mass incarceration is coming home — literally 01/31/15
- (1) The Witch Hunt continues- two more anti anti-vaxxer articles 01/31/15
- (1) Chris Kyle was a Government-Subsidized Serial Killer! 01/31/15
- (1) Driver's Licenses: Repugnant to the Constitution, and getting more repulsive 01/29/15
- (1) Rand Paul second in new Iowa poll..by 1 point 01/31/15
- (1) I slandered the hero Adam Kokesh 01/31/15
- (1) Sons of Liberty: A Review 01/29/15
The Last Hour
Obama destroyed & called a war criminal in Irish Parliament WOW MUST SEE
After a complete blackout by western media... on the non-stop shelling of civilian population centers across E. Ukraine by Kiev nazi commanded forces using everything from cluster munitions to white phosphorous shells for nearly a YEAR...
Today: CNN shows the truth from Donetsk... like 'policy' just flipped a switch.
The widow in the video is crying, "I Will Go and Fight for Him".
TAMPA (2/8/14) — A 20-yr-old girl’s family has filed a lawsuit against a cop after their daughter was left in a brain-dead, vegetative state until she died.
Officer Cole, who was known as “Trigger Happy Trooper,” can be seen on dashcam video Tasing the girl until she passed into a vegetative state (footage below).
She clearly posed no threat to the officer, but he Tased her anyway.
She was in handcuffs at the time.
Once he Tased her in her back, she fell to the pavement and became paralyzed.
She said, “I can’t get up.”
The officer sneered, “I don’t want you to get up,” as the high voltage electricity made its way through her limp body.
Although I visit the site often, I don't post here at the Daily Paul anymore. I agree with Michael Nystrom that with Rand most likely running for president, the site is changing into something it was not when Ron was running for president in 2008 and 2012.
However, I do want to get something off my chest that has been bothering me for quite some time. I've said some nasty things on here about Adam Kokesh when he was planning to have an armed march on Washington that I deeply regret and wish I could take back. This was partly the fault of Jack Daniels and trying to get the best of his supporters on here when going back and forth on posts and comments. There is nothing more cowardly than to anonymously slander someone on the internet and I have to admit that I am guilty of that charge.
Unlike Chris Kyle, Adam Kokesh is a hero who has made great sacrifices for the movement and peace in general. I know he is not a Christian, but he certainly conducts himself more like one than most of the warmongering Christians you see in church and Fox News. Like Christ, he speaks the truth and is willing to sacrifice himself for that cause.
I spent 7 years in the Army and Army Reserves and had planned on making a career out of it, but when I started to notice that the freedoms I thought I’d been fighting for overseas were being eroded here at home, it led to my becoming a civilian again and a peace and freedom activist.
Some of you might remember the video that made sure I became a civilian again -
After making that video, I immediately wanted to help make things right, so I got involved in politics, volunteered on a few campaigns, worked on a few, and managed a congressional campaign. We were largely ignored by the media, and I came to believe that until we changed the media, we’d always be on the losing end of things. I had that belief reinforced when told that most movements that won the day in the past, had won because of something in the media that became popular, pushed the culture, and then the culture pushed the political class.
Well, I would suspect that most of us got the wake up call from the good Doctor.
And from being a member here. I know that I surely did.
I don't care who or what helps folks wake up.
Just please, wake up!
In this particular instance, Obama himself has facilitated this young lady's wake up call.
Not only to the truth of Obama himself; but the whole truth.
We are winning.
Greece is going politically Left which is not our style but it's certainly a better direction than EU Slave State. The new Greek Gov seems to be for real, and their smart and they seem ethical, and the Western Bankers are no doubt pissed! (how soon before NATO shows up to deal with them eh?). Must see interview here with Yanis Varoufakis the new Greek Finance Minister!
House arrests are on the rise, transforming communities of color across the country into open-air jail cells
By Maya Schenwar | TomDispatch.com via Salon.com
This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.
On January 27th, domestic violence survivor Marissa Alexander will walk out of Florida’s Duval County jail — but she won’t be free.
Alexander, whose case has gained some notoriety, endured three years of jail time and a year of house arrest while fighting off a prison sentence that would have seen her incarcerated for the rest of her life — all for firing a warning shot that injured no one to fend off her abusive husband. Like many black women before her, Alexander was framed as a perpetrator in a clear case of self-defense. In November, as her trial date drew close, Alexander accepted a plea deal that will likely give her credit for time served, requiring her to spend “just” 65 more days in jail. Media coverage of the development suggested that Alexander would soon have her “freedom,” that she would be “coming home.”
Many accounts of the plea deal, however, missed what Alexander will be coming home to: she’ll return to “home detention” — house arrest — for two years.
by Nelson Hultberg | Americans for a Free Republic
History channel, January 25-27, 2015.
Directed by Kari Skogland; written by Stephen David and David C. White.
The History channel’s new miniseries, Sons of Liberty, will anger the purists and the prudes. But it will delight the swashbuckler in the rest of us. It is a big, bodacious screening with superb production values that covers the lead-up years to the American Revolution, 1765-1775. Yes, certain liberties are taken with some of the facts and events. The main characters are glamorized. But the essential theme of America’s birth is kept intact: we as a nation were spawned by a band of rebels made up of assorted firebrands, smugglers, and philosophers all coalescing together under the rubric of Thomas Paine’s “Rights of Man.” Besides, what depiction of history is not romanticized by making the main characters a bit handsomer and younger than they, perhaps, were. Certainly not any depiction made for television.
The main character striding through Sons of Liberty is the famous Samuel Adams, played robustly by British actor, Ben Barnes, who doesn’t give us an actualization of Adams’ role in history, but rather a symbolization of it. First of all, Barnes is in his early thirties, and Adams was 51 years old when he fomented the Boston Tea Party. So the producers of Sons of Liberty are trying to give us the symbolic Sam Adams and what his role was in the creation of America. Sam Adams was the quintessential rebel mind. He didn’t have the scholarly genius of Thomas Jefferson, but he had a brilliant revolutionary mind. And valor permeated his entire life. He blended mind and defiance as well as, and perhaps better than, any of our Founders.
Sam Adams told his fellow patriots in 1773 in the build-up to the Boston Tea Party, “It does not take a majority to prevail…but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.”
This is what brings about all revolutionary change in history – small minorities of men and women fervently committed to a cause that will require courage and resourcefulness to bring into fruition. Yes, luck is also necessary, but mostly courage and resourcefulness because luck eventually descends upon us all. It’s the ones with courage who ride the luck into history and change the fate of mankind. Sam Adams and the “Sons of Liberty” were these kind of men. They seized the opportunity that the arrogant, blundering British gave to them.
Oh sure, by appearance I'm defined as a "white" guy.
But my father's mother was Irish (Named Murphy, the most common name in Ireland). His father was Italian (Buchignani).
My mother's father was Austrian (Named Meyer, the most common name in Austria). Her mother was German (named Rashka).
I was born in the United States - as was were my parents.
But why should I just state "Caucasian" on job applications, licenses, health forms, surveys etc?
By definition, I am of "MIXED RACE" heritage and that is how I will answer in the future.
I know it's an old article dated back to September of last year.
It's an interesting read, with a couple piece of dirt.
I Find the Playboy thing (Cynthia Henderson) very interesting, who knew Jeb had it in him, lol.
What are your thoughts?
There is wisdom in stocking up in ammunition.
In 2000, Daniel Suelo left his life savings—all thirty dollars of it—in a phone booth. He has been living without money—and with a newfound sense of freedom and security—ever since.
The Man Who Quit Money is an account of how one man learned to live, sanely and happily, without earning, receiving, or spending a single cent. Suelo doesn't pay taxes, or accept food stamps or welfare. He lives in caves in the Utah canyonlands, forages wild foods and gourmet discards. He no longer even carries an I.D. Yet he manages to amply fulfill not only the basic human needs-for shelter, food, and warmth-but, to an enviable degree, the universal desires for companionship, purpose, and spiritual engagement. In retracing the surprising path and guiding philosophy that led Suelo into this way of life, Sundeen raises provocative and riveting questions about our relationships with money and the decisions we all make, by default or by design—about how we live and how we might live better.
On Norfolk State University grounds, police sent dogs to attack female student and Army Reserve private London Colvin. According to reports, she refused to answer any of their questions or give any information about a fight at a party she wasn’t even involved in. Right before the cops had the dogs charge at her, two of them sat on Colvin and then the dogs mauled her, according to eyewitnesses.
Colvin, a current Sociology major was leaving an off-campus party at 2:15 on a Sunday just as a fight erupted. She and her friends were approached by police about what happened or how it started and because she had nothing to do with it, she didn’t want care to have a discourse about it. The aftermath of her resistance has been shared through her cousin Whitney Dunn via the local paper Potomac Local. On Colvin’s behalf, Dunn said this: