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- (5) Chuck Baldwin: My Thoughts On The Movie "American Sniper." 01/28/15
- (2) Ron Paul: The Fed is Destroying the US - Beware the Two Percent! 01/28/15
- (2) CIA on Trial in Virginia for Planting Nuke Evidence in Iran 01/28/15
- (2) The American Revolution: Was it an Act of Biblical Rebellion? 01/27/15
- (2) Question for those who spend a lot of time trying to stop Rand Paul 01/27/15
- (2) Exclusive Interview: Gray State Co-Creator Speaks About David Crowley’s Sudden Death and “Gray State Going Dark For Now” 01/27/15
- (2) Mayor Calls 911 To Report A Robbery, Police Show Up, Beat and Arrest Her 01/26/15
- (2) I love it when the free market makes government redundant 01/28/15
- (2) Take An Amazing Trip Back In History On One Page 35 Astonishing Images 01/27/15
- (1) The Rothschilds’ satanic global power play 01/26/15
- (1) Rachel Maddow mocked Rand Paul for plagiarism, but she’s been accused of it too 10/31/13
- (1) 8 Things Happy People Do But Rarely Talk About 01/28/15
- (1) Harry Reid and the "Exercise Accident" 01/27/15
- (1) Chris Hedges: 'American Sniper' Caters to a Deep Sickness Rippling Through Society 01/27/15
- (1) Bergdahl To Be Charged With Desertion (UPDATED, VIDEO) 01/26/15
The Last Hour
Texas Lawmaker: Are You Sick and Tired of Begging Government for Your Rights?
Rep. Jonathan Stickland returns! I LOVE this guy!
Jonathan Spence Stickland (born September 4, 1983) is a businessman from Bedford, Texas, who is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 92, which encompasses a portion of Tarrant County in suburban Fort Worth.
Breaking, per FOX News. Will update when available.
Barry gave aid and comfort to the enemy, that's treason.
I just love this kinda stuff! Hope you enjoy them as well.
"Our society has come a long way in the past few decades but many have completely forgotten what it's like to be cool, classy & sexy. From Paul Newman and Sofia Loren to the original texters and social daters, let's take a lesson from these masters of old school cool."
Below is the first of 35 remarkable photos:
My Thoughts On The Movie "American Sniper."
As with millions of other Americans, I went to see the hugely popular Clint Eastwood-directed movie, "American Sniper." Here are some of my thoughts:
This video was just released by The Ron Paul Institute today (1/28/15). Ron Paul's history lesson on the Federal Reserve, including the Fed's absurd mandate to ensure a two percent inflation rate. The Fed is the primary driver of the warfare/welfare state that is destroying the US.
Source: Market Sanity
Still imprisoned without any official charges, in 2005 Slahi began writing a diary of his time in Guantanamo. After 2,500 US government redactions his diary was finally published although he remains imprisoned.
Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. A federal judge ordered his release in March 2010, but the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the United States plans to let him go.
Three years into his captivity Slahi began a diary, recounting his life before he disappeared into U.S. custody, "his endless world tour" of imprisonment and interrogation, and his daily life as a Guantánamo prisoner. His diary is not merely a vivid record of a miscarriage of justice, but a deeply personal memoir---terrifying, darkly humorous, and surprisingly gracious. Published now for the first time, Guantanamo Diary is a document of immense historical importance and a riveting and profoundly revealing read.
In an attempt to help get his story out there has been a podcast series of actors, authors, and artists reading excerpts from the diary.
WARNING: SOME OF THESE ARE VERY GRAPHIC
$200 million in box office receipts is a measure of how messed up this country is.
By Chris Hedges / Truthdig | January 26, 2015
The culture of war banishes the capacity for pity. It glorifies self-sacrifice and death. It sees pain, ritual humiliation and violence as part of an initiation into manhood. Brutal hazing, as Kyle noted in his book, was an integral part of becoming a Navy SEAL. New SEALs would be held down and choked by senior members of the platoon until they passed out. The culture of war idealizes only the warrior. It belittles those who do not exhibit the warrior’s “manly” virtues. It places a premium on obedience and loyalty. It punishes those who engage in independent thought and demands total conformity. It elevates cruelty and killing to a virtue. This culture, once it infects wider society, destroys all that makes the heights of human civilization and democracy possible. The capacity for empathy, the cultivation of wisdom and understanding, the tolerance and respect for difference and even love are ruthlessly crushed. The innate barbarity that war and violence breed is justified by a saccharine sentimentality about the nation, the flag and a perverted Christianity that blesses its armed crusaders. This sentimentality, as Baldwin wrote, masks a terrifying numbness. It fosters an unchecked narcissism. Facts and historical truths, when they do not fit into the mythic vision of the nation and the tribe, are discarded. Dissent becomes treason. All opponents are godless and subhuman. “American Sniper” caters to a deep sickness rippling through our society. It holds up the dangerous belief that we can recover our equilibrium and our lost glory by embracing an American fascism.
Street art is usually meant to disrupt its environment and to capture our attention, but the artists on this list practice a special technique that makes their artist even more eye-catching and playful – they tailor their art to its surroundings so that their (usually) 2D paintings seem to interact with their 3D surroundings.
Some of my favorites:
By Ralph Lopez | Digital Journal
Becoming the first credentialed, well-known media insider to step forward and state publicly that he was secretly a "propagandist," an editor of a major German daily has said that he personally planted stories for the CIA.
Saying he believes a medical condition gives him only a few years to live, and that he is filled with remorse, Dr. Udo Ulfkotte, the editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, one of Germany's largest newspapers, said in an interview that he accepted news stories written and given to him by the CIA and published them under his own name.
Dr. Ulfkotte says the corruption of journalists and major news outlets by the CIA is routine, accepted, and widespread in the western media, and that journalists who do not comply either cannot get jobs at any news organization, or find their careers cut short.
Kinloch, Missouri – Theda Wilson, the former mayor of a Missouri town says that she was assaulted by police after she called 911 to report a burglary in her apartment complex.
“In the back of my apartment I called 9-1-1 thinking they were going to help,” Wilson said.
Unfortunately, “help” is rarely what actually arrives when the police are called, as Wilson soon found out.
As the police arrived, Wilson approached them and let them know that a suspicious person was seen going in and out of a nearby building. That is when police told her that she was under arrest, and instead of explaining anything they moved to physically apprehend her.
The NFL threatened to fine Marshawn Lynch $500,000 if he didn't show up to the Superbowl media day so he did, but he really doesn't like talking to the media. So he answered every question the same way.
"I'm just here so I don't get fined."
SURPRISE!! Boehner-McConnell retreat in Obama amnesty fight, panics conservatives
By S.A. Miller - The Washington Times - Sunday, January 25, 2015
Conservatives saw it as raising a white flag when Republican congressional leaders pledged not to withhold funding for the Department of Homeland Security in the fight over President Obama’s deportation amnesty, stoking fears that for the next two years House Speaker John A. Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will consistently surrender.
Exclusive Interview: Gray State Co-Creator Speaks About David Crowley’s Sudden Death and “Gray State Going Dark For Now”Submitted by Zak Carter on Tue, 01/27/2015 - 17:24
We ask that if anyone has any questions about what happened to David and his family, rather than speculating, that you point them to this interview.
More can be found at http://benswann.com/interview-gray-state-co-creator/
by Rep. Ron Paul | March 10, 2009
Imagine for a moment that somewhere in the middle of Texas there was a large foreign military base, say Chinese or Russian. Imagine that thousands of armed foreign troops were constantly patrolling American streets in military vehicles. Imagine they were here under the auspices of "keeping us safe" or "promoting democracy" or "protecting their strategic interests."
Imagine that they operated outside of U.S. law, and that the Constitution did not apply to them. Imagine that every now and then they made mistakes or acted on bad information and accidentally killed or terrorized innocent Americans, including women and children, most of the time with little to no repercussions or consequences. Imagine that they set up checkpoints on our soil and routinely searched and ransacked entire neighborhoods of homes. Imagine if Americans were fearful of these foreign troops and overwhelmingly thought America would be better off without their presence.
Imagine if some Americans were so angry about them being in Texas that they actually joined together to fight them off, in defense of our soil and sovereignty, because leadership in government refused or were unable to do so. Imagine that those Americans were labeled terrorists or insurgents for their defensive actions, and routinely killed or captured and tortured by the foreign troops on our land. Imagine that the occupiers' attitude was that if they just killed enough Americans, the resistance would stop, but instead, for every American killed, 10 more would take up arms against them, resulting in perpetual bloodshed. Imagine if most of the citizens of the foreign land also wanted these troops to return home. Imagine if they elected a leader who promised to bring them home and put an end to this horror.
Imagine if that leader changed his mind once he took office.