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  1. (7) F- the Lawn 10/30/14
  2. (5) Frank Zappa mentioned Laurel Canyon in his fourth album! 10/30/14
  3. (4) Rand Paul Nails 15 second commercial for Scott Brown.. 10/30/14
  4. (3) It's all a lie! 10/28/14
  5. (3) Short video of our place in Patagonian Chile 10/12/14
  6. (3) Matt Taibbi Quits First Look Media 8 Months After Joining 10/30/14
  7. (3) Scott Brown is probably going to lose. 10/30/14
  8. (2) If Republicans win the senate and McConnell becomes majority leader, I foresee "Audit The Fed" coming up for a vote. 10/30/14
  9. (2) The Best JFK Assassination Documentary Ever! 10/29/14
  10. (2) Gold will go somewhere between $5000 and $700 very soon... 10/30/14
  11. (2) First Presidential Debate Set For Republicans 10/30/14
  12. (1) Earthships? 10/29/14
  13. (1) >Gold $1,200 Silver $16.45 Platinum $1,240 Palladium $775 Dollar 86.15 09/16/10
  14. (1) When the government's boot is on your throat... 10/30/14
  15. (1) Over 200,000 Doctors Opting Out of Obamacare 10/30/14

The Last Hour

47 votes

Man Refuses to Lie Down for Police Despite Guns Pointed at Him


http://youtu.be/CiJbHiQTe2c

By Matt Agorist
La Quinta, CA – A powerful video was submitted to the Free Thought Project which shows a dramatic interaction between a man and La Quinta police.

Alejandro Natividad, a resident of Indio pulled out his phone and caught his incredible non-violent resistance on video Sunday as police were pointing guns at him.

Natividad, had committed no crime, yet when police chose to interact with him, guns were drawn and he was told to get face down on the concrete.

14 votes

Building With Papercrete

The dome project is moving VERY slowly forward. We had "projectus interruptus" in the form of an unemployed son with twin babies. You know, if you have to put your dreams on hold, that is a pretty fine reason. We now live in the house next to our property, so are getting back after things at last. This fall, we began to cover the dome. We covered it in plywood this summer, leaving a southern window framed to allow maximum light in winter, minimum in summer.

Papercrete is amazing stuff. We put the plywood on with the intention of putting insulation in and roofing over it, then we learned about papercrete (just in time, as always!) Some of the people using it will make a frame of styrofoam. Take two sheets, frame them so there is a gap of a few inches between and fill with papercrete, then when dry, cover with more papercrete. Lightweight, excellent insulation and very, very inexpensive.

We have been mixing it in a bucket, very tedious. We wanted to do some testing before we committed further FRNs to this. We are delighted with our test. We are building one of these now:


http://youtu.be/JoLBeV6tzJ4

14 votes

It's all a lie!

and I for one have been fortunate to realize it in this life.

No boundaries! No limits! No fear!

Peace and Love eternal.

23 votes

This Is What Legalizing Marijuana Did to the Black Market in Colorado

Illegal pot dealers still undersell licensed marijuana merchants in Colorado, but their advantage may be fading.

Jacob Sullum | Reason | November 2014

Snip:

"The black-market prices are definitely lower than recreational prices," says Michael Elliott, executive director of Colorado's Marijuana Industry Group. "The taxes are a big reason why, the new testing requirements, the packaging requirements, and basically this whole hurdle of the extraordinary expenses people have had to go through to open these businesses. Another reason is that the businesses have had limited supply." The supply problem was especially acute in the early months, before the first harvests of plants raised for the recreational market, when repurposed medical marijuana was the only source.

Link:

35 votes

Israeli Attacked U.S.S. Liberty Film to be Aired October 31 at 10 PM. Please share this info with your friends and colleagues.

A new film on the USS Liberty will air Friday, 10 pm EST on Al Jazeera America. Please tell others about this and try to view it!

http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/schedule.html

For more information on Israel's 1967 attack on the American ship, see http://honorlibertyvets.org/

22 votes

Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems

In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, the country house in Norfolk, England where Assange was living under house arrest.

For several hours the besieged leader of the world’s most famous insurgent publishing organization and the billionaire head of the world’s largest information empire locked horns. The two men debated the political problems faced by society, and the technological solutions engendered by the global network—from the Arab Spring to Bitcoin.

19 votes

Over 200,000 Doctors Opting Out of Obamacare

There are many reasons for the declining state of the health care in the United States. It can be traced back at least to the Flexner Report and the creation of the American Medical Association, essentially cartelizing the medical industry. Various government interventions have only served to continue to increase the cost of health care while quality declines, and Obamacare is merely the latest chapter in this progression of interventions.

15 votes

Earthships?

Has anyone seen one of these homes?

These are built so inhabitants can live totally off the grid, No heat bills, no electric or water bills. You don't even need a well.

Actor Dennis Weaver built a 6,000 sq. ft Earthship home out of tires and old cans.


http://www.youtu.be/nkbHR16FGpE

http://earthship.com/

Build a tire wall on your own: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cer3WKTOcy8

Earthship build in progress in Canada: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXtiBuOpGlI

31 votes

I will never respect another U.S. military aircraft again!

Since I was a boy I've loved planes and especially our mighty Air Force. Airshows, parades, museums, air force bases, movies and so on were many examples of America's might. Never again! It is all a charade and I was duped into believing this is what makes our country great. It's all a lie and our government and military has done nothing but invade, pillage, murder, destroy, enslave, and terrorize innocent people who have done nothing to us.

I am ashamed of our military and will do everything possible to keep my kids and grandkids from joining.

11 votes

Trader smacks down Peter Schiff; says Schiff has been Wrong for Years!

Over the past few years Peter Schiff has consistently predicted that gold was headed higher, and has consistently been proved wrong. On Thursday, he vigorously defended his calls in a heated debate with trader Scott Nations, who calls his confidence "dangerous."

http://www.cnbc.com/id/102129187?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7C...

23 votes

Rand Paul May Also Win Libertarian Nomination

Bob Barr favors the Libertarian Party co-nominating Paul, Gary Johnson opposes it.

The Libertarian Party's executive director expects a "big fight" and the LP chairman says "there is a possibility that the delegates in Orlando would nominate Sen. Paul."

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/10/27/rand-paul-cou...