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58 votes

Happy Birthday, Dr. Paul!

Happy Birthday, Dr. Paul! Thank you for everything. Have a great birthday, and many, many more! God bless you.

445 votes

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Rand Paul’s pursuit of black voters splits GOP

Gingrich applauds, while others wonder whether its pyrrhic

By Ralph Z. Hallow | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Washington Times

Rand Paul is courting black voters unabashedly, traveling a path not taken by most Republican presidential hopefuls since Jack Kemp blitzed urban America with his message of economic hope and opportunity two decades ago.

From his speech at a historically black university to his essay decrying the militarization of local police, Mr. Paul is clearly trying to bridge a gap between the party of Abraham Lincoln and a minority voter base that has massively voted for Democrats.

But whether the senator from Kentucky can leverage his libertarian conservative views and anti-government message into a presidential electoral advantage depends on factors that may extend beyond his control.

20 votes

Awesome Nature Photography: A Falcon Nesting In A Tree

Awesome Nature Photography: A Falcon Nesting In A Tree

I have received many remarkable nature photographs over the years but this photo of a nesting Falcon is perhaps the most remarkable Nature shot that I have ever seen. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.


Nature is truly breath-taking!


I've sent this to most of my older friends. The younger ones probably have never seen a falcon and wouldn't recognize it.


http://i.imgur.com/YW6Fufm.jpg

15 votes

LOL. The "poke your nose in other people's business" table has turned.

Egypt said it was "closely following the escalation of protests" after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman on 9 August, reports the BBC.

Iran added its voice to the criticism, with Majid Takht-Ravanchi, the deputy foreign minister for European and American Affairs, saying the unrest was a sign of "the phenomenon of racism" in the West.

15 votes

I'm an American Citizen. If You Want to Remain a Cop, Don't Violate My Human Rights

In light of the horrific situation in Ferguson, an op-ed ran in today's Washington Post, chillingly titled, "I'm a cop. If you don't want to get hurt, don't challenge me." Not "obey the law." "Don't challenge me."

Here's a bit of what this upstanding public servant has to say:

11 votes

Here we go again, bombing an ideology and making new "radical terrorists."

I don't know if that story of the U.S. journalist who ISIS claims to have beheaded is true or not.

But their point is well-taken; that continued U.S. intervention in the middle east will cause more blowback.

Remember the Bush arguments about how terrible Saddam was? And the daily lies from the White House designed to get American acceptance for an invasion of Iraq?

How is this any different?

Obama in the media saying the exact same things about ISIS so we can bomb away.

18 votes

L.A. Cop: 'If You Don't Want To Get Shot,' Shut Up - Even If We're Violating Your Rights

Sunil Dutta, a 17-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department and professor of homeland security at Colorado Tech University, has a suggestion for victims of police violence searching for someone to blame: Look in the mirror.

14 votes

VERY Nice Birthday Editorial for Dr. Paul!

http://antiwar.com/blog/2014/08/19/happy-birthday-ron-paul/

This just about says it all.......

Happy Birthday, Dr. Paul!!!!!!!!!!!!

29 votes

Ron Paul... Good ol times

Simply share your favourite Ron Paul moment weather its of the man or eating pizza locked out of a delegate meeting (in video or pictures, keep text short).

I'll kick it off with pure class...


http://youtu.be/Un8gyJfRUDA

55 votes

Ron Paul still inviting conversation. Tom Petty Concert!

My daughter and I went to see Tom Petty at the Gorge in WA last Friday evening. I usually buy a t-shirt while I'm at the show and it is usually hot there so I wanted to wear a shirt I could take off and leave at the show since I planned on wearing whatever shirt I bought at the show.

I went to my dresser drawer, I usually have a few old t-shirts in there that are ready to be sent to goodwill, to find a shirt to wear and when I opened my drawer, the first shirt I saw was a black one that was folded up nicely, my girlfriend is really a great woman, and I picked it up and held it by the top and let the bottom fall towards the floor and when it unfolded, I quickly realized it was a Ron Paul t shirt from the 2012 campaign. The shirt felt really great in my hands as they were actually made pretty well. I remember thinking about the time I had spent on the campaign, going to see Ron in Seattle and talking to many people about Ron. I went so far as to put up signs in my yard and windows of my house. I had buttons I would pass out when someone would show some interest in talking about Ron Paul and what he stands for. I had never before been involved in politics, other than talking with people about it. I remember all the great hope I had for Ron winning and being able to start the turn around of our country and what it could mean for the future of us all.

16 votes

The Truth About Michael Brown and the Ferguson Riots | Stefan Molyneux


http://youtu.be/9pr1oE34bIM

Published on Aug 17, 2014

Ferguson, Missouri has been engulfed in rioting and looting following the death of 18-year-old black teenager Michael Brown. Officer Darren Wilson, a white policeman, shot and killed Brown on the streets of Ferguson - a tragic incident that became the catalyst for a wave of civil unrest in the local community.

16 votes

New Jersey man celebrates 101st birthday ... at work

New Jersey man celebrates 101st birthday ... at work

A 101-year-old man from New Jersey celebrated his birthday with colleagues on Monday after 73 years in the same job.

By AP2:58PM BST 19 Aug 2014

Herman "Hy" Goldman works four days a week at light fixtures company Capitol Lighting in New Jersey.

Apart from a brief absence to serve in the US Army in World War Two, Mr Goldman has worked at Capitol Lighting since 1941.

194 votes

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