30 votes

US Ambassador To Libya Killed In Benghazi Attack

By Hadeel Al Shalchi
BENGHAZI, Libya | Wed Sep 12, 2012

(Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack on their car, a Libyan official said, as they were rushed from a consular building stormed by militants denouncing a U.S.-made film insulting the Prophet Mohammad.

Gunmen had attacked and burned the U.S. consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, a center of last year's uprising against Muammar Gaddafi, late on Tuesday evening, killing one U.S. consular official. The building was evacuated.

The Libyan official said the ambassador, Christopher Stevens, was being driven from the consulate building to a safer location when gunmen opened fire.

"The American ambassador and three staff members were killed when gunmen fired rockets at them," the official in Benghazi told Reuters.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/12/us-libya-usa-attac...

119 votes

Fed Launches QE3

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The Federal Reserve, worried that improvement in the unemployment rate has stalled, announced a third, large purchase of bonds on Thursday in an effort to bring down long-term interest rates and spur growth.

The Fed said it would buy mortgage-backed securities at a pace of $40 billion per month.

The Federal Open Market Committee, which ended a two-day meeting on Thursday, said it was concerned that, without the action, “economic growth might not be strong enough to generate sustained improvement in labor market conditions.”Read text of statement.

http://stream.marketwatch.com/story/fomc-update-bernanke-on-...

67 votes

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90 votes

Reality Check Video Update: Why are we fighting Al Qaeda and supporting them at the same time?

Reality Check tonight... 1 on 1 with President Obama, asking the President why we are fighting Al Qaeda in Afghanistan and supporting them in Syria?

http://youtu.be/Hrerl8EwqH0

22 votes

Netanyahu To Obama on Bombing Iran: ‘Wait For What? Wait Until When?’

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making it clear that Israel will not wait to take out Iranian nuclear facilities.

In heated comments toward the United States, the Israeli prime minister said that it’s becoming clear that diplomacy will not work with Iran.

“The world tells Israel, `Wait. There’s still time,’” Netanyahu said Tuesday, according to The Associated Press. “And I say: `Wait for what? Wait until when?’ Those in the international community who refuse to put red lines before Iran don’t have a moral right to place a red light before Israel.”

Continue at CBS News

190 votes

The Official 9/11 Conspiracy Theory

As sold to us by the U.S. Government, the mainstream media, and all the people who bought it, hook line and sinker without a second thought:

Thanks to James Corbett., Patriot for putting this together:

http://youtu.be/yuC_4mGTs98

36 votes

The Revolution Comes to NBC, Mondays at 10

http://youtu.be/JwfCRAtkYEI

Watch the full pilot on Hulu.com I haven't watched it yet. If you have or do, please let me know what you think. Some may wonder why an MSM TV show would be posted here. It is to bring to your awareness what is happening in the world. Many people here don't have TV, including me. I only stumbled upon this video by accident, but it has over 8 million views. Meaning the kinds of ideas that are discussed here daily are going mainstream.

FYI. The progress of the series and its mainstream reception is something to keep our eye on as a barometer of the sentiment of the general public.

64 votes

Jesse Benton's Resignation Letter from C4L-With note from Ron Paul

Letter from Jesse Benton, with note from Congressman Paul

The following letter was sent from Jesse Benton, former Senior Vice President of Campaign for Liberty, to returning C4L President John Tate earlier today.

September 11, 2012

Dear John and C4L Board of Directors,

Helping found, build, and grow Campaign for Liberty over the last four years has been one of the great honors of my life.

33 votes

Apparently, The Johnson vs not voting debate is as old as Libertarianism itself

I did some research into the pains the Daily Paul is having. I have taken a lot of the comments personally, although, I should not have. I made a bunch of mock acrimonious posts to try to show how people sound. I am sorry if this hurt anyone. I am trying to show people the errors they are committing by reflecting them at themselves. I was doing some research into agorism and low and behold I found Samuel Konkin's defense of agorism against Murray Rothbard. He makes a great case about not voting and how the Libertarian Party is a waste of time by historical examples, but this is his conclusion.

In conclusion, Rothbard and I continue to fight for the same things—and against the same things. Hopefully we will continue to fight in our own ways, reaching those the other missed. And most hopefully may we reduce our time and energy spent on fighting each other to free resources against the common enemy. I shall let no outstretched hand be passed up.

21 votes

What If The Young Won't Work?

Suppose the youth of this nation were unwilling or unable to work. What then would happen to the country? The answer to that question should be obvious. The country would become progressively poorer.

Government, no matter its intentions, cannot create product or wealth. They only redistribute it. If fewer people are willing to work and the population remains the same, then per capita wealth necessarily goes down. The rate at which it declines is a function of many things, although the labor participation rate is among the more important.

65 votes

I am Officially kicked out of the Republican Party

Officially kicked out of the Republican Party as President of my Precinct! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=459034457470645&l=e8...

For those without Facebook: http://i.imgur.com/iWtg1.png

They read my Facebook posts about Gary Johnson

I will go to re-organization in March, bring my neighbors and get Precinct Executive Committeeman. I am ok with not holding a position, I will still go to the meetings and learn what I can and make alliances!

I now officially endorse Gov Gary Johnson for President of the United States for 2012! http://GaryJohnson2012.com

91 votes

Italian Supreme Court head calls for international 9/11 inquiry

Fernando Imposimato, the President of the Italian Supreme Court, has raised the call for a criminal investigation of 9/11, comparing the terror attacks to the declassified "false flag" incidents carried out by the CIA in Italy under Operation Gladio.

"The 9/11 attacks were a global state terror operation permitted by the administration of the USA, which had foreknowledge of the operation yet remained intentionally unresponsive in order to make war against Afghanistan and Iraq," Imposimato declared in a letter published on Monday by the Journal of 9/11 Studies.

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