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  1. (2) Back to School: It's the Students' Turn! (To See Their Bill of Rights Violated) 08/31/14
  2. (1) Old Movie from 1943 Exposes Freemasonry NWO (English Subtitles) 08/28/14
  3. (1) I Have Decided to Join Your Group 08/30/14
  4. (1) ‘United Continent’: European volunteers fighting Kiev troops in Eastern Ukraine 08/30/14
  5. (1) I think I have become a Christian! 08/29/14
  6. (1) Judge responds to "Sovereign Citizen" argument - with cattle prod 08/30/14

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Rand Paul WSJ oped: How U.S. Interventionists Abetted the Rise of ISIS

By RAND PAUL
Aug. 27, 2014 6:35 p.m. ET

As the murderous, terrorist Islamic State continues to threaten Iraq, the region and potentially the United States, it is vitally important that we examine how this problem arose. Any actions we take today must be informed by what we've already done in the past, and how effective our actions have been.

Shooting first and asking questions later has never been a good foreign policy. The past year has been a perfect example.

15 votes

SIDEKIK: Concept App for Traffic Stops: Attorneys on Demand (video link)

New Concept App using Crowdfunding Campaign to develop concept.

Here's how it works: You encounter police in some capacity. You launch the app. You get an attorney on Video Call and the entire call is saved securely offsite for later use as Evidence.

Here is an Interesting Story from the comment section of the CopBlock page:

Potential Complaint about App:"...I've never seen or heard of someone being successfully defended from civil rights violations by their lawyer over the phone..."

Answer:

11 votes

What if the war hawks told us the projected costs of their wars?

What if Lyndon Johnson would have told the truth about the Viet Nam war? What if he had said that 60,000 Americans would be killed and 300,000 wounded? What if he had said that there is no way to win, we will have to stay there for 100 years like the french did? What if he had said that it would bankrupt the country so bad that we would have to abandon the gold standard and start printing money and the inflation rate would be 12% for several years in a row? Would the american people been in favor of the war then?

32 votes

I just stopped my Google Adwords account.

I just received a notice of an "update" to the Google Adwords policies. Guns and ammunition are no longer allowed to be sold. They claim that they want to "keep people safe". (If this was already the policy I didn't know about it.)

I therefore stopped my ad and gave them this feedback:

The 2nd Amendment is an instrument of FREEDOM. It ultimately keeps people SAFER, especially from tyranny. Every genocide has been committed by GOVERNMENTS with weapons, NOT by PEOPLE with weapons.

16 votes

Woman working 4 jobs to make ends meet dies while napping in car between shifts

A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs, who sometimes “wouldn’t sleep for five days,” according to a co-worker, died Monday while napping between shifts in her car on the side of the road.

Maria Fernandes died in her 2001 Kia Sportage after inhaling carbon monoxide and fumes from an overturned gas container she kept in the car, according to the New York Daily News.

16 votes

I Have Decided to Join Your Group

For a long time now, we have been at odds. I have challenged your beliefs and values by pointing out that I have different beliefs and values. I have also threatened your ego by challenging your beliefs and nudging you into the dark corners of self-doubt. For how could we both be right?

51 votes

Benton Resigns

He maintained his innocence, faulting "inaccurate press accounts and unsubstantiated media rumors."

"This decision breaks my heart, but I know it is the right thing for Mitch, for Kentucky and for the country," Benton said.

http://www.kentucky.com/2014/08/29/3402571_mitch-mcconnells-...

If this is posted already... Let me know.

10 votes

Putin Increases Penalties For 'Illegal' Street Rallies, Outlaws secessionist internet posts.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed several laws on July 22, increasing liability for separatism and violation of regulations for holding rallies.

The Kremlin's website said on July 22 that the new penalty for separatist calls will be a fine of between 10,000 and 30,000 rubles ($285 and $855).

The maximum punishment for the felony will be imprisonment of up to four years.

Previous legislation had a penalty of three years in jail.

9 votes

Elizabeth Warren Finally Speaks on Israel/Gaza, Sounds Like Netanyahu

By Glenn Greenwald

The last time Elizabeth Warren was asked about her views on the Israeli attack on Gaza – on July 17 – she, as Rania Khalek put it, “literally ran away” without answering. But last week, the liberal Senator appeared for one of her regularly scheduled “office hours” with her Massachusetts constituents, this one in Hyannis, and, as a local paper reported, she had nowhere to run.

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/08/28/elizabeth-warr...

31 votes

The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet - Article on MaidSafe


http://youtu.be/RdGH40oUVDY

http://maidsafe.net/

Tip of the hat to Ernest Hancock, and the DP's Joη for this great article.

by Natasha Lomas | TechCrunch
July 23, 2014

Do we have the Internet we deserve? There’s an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users’ general reluctance to pay for content. We are of course, paying. Just not with cold hard cash, but with our privacy — as digital business models rely on gathering and selling intel on their users to make the money to pay (the investors who paid) for the free service.

Users are also increasingly paying with time and attention, as more ad content — and more adverts masquerading as, infiltrating and degrading content — thrusts its way in front of our eyeballs in ever more insidious ways. Whether it’s repurposing our friends’ photos and endorsements to socially engineer selling us stuff, or resorting to other background tracking and targeting tricks to divert our attention from whatever it was we were actually trying to do online.

12 votes

Action Alert, Tisha Casida Excluded From Debates, Info To Act!

the monopoly is at it again, EXPOSE THE CORRUPTION , CALL,MAIL, or SHOW UP whatever you can do to change this corruption. EXPOSE IT, info,numbers on graphic on fb link below

Tisha Casida is being excluded from 2014 debates, please call and write and whatever you can do to expose this corruption, Colorado , https://www.facebook.com/CasidaForCongress2014/photos/a.1225...