24 votes

Ha! Ron Paul!

26 votes

I owe Michael Nystrom $30

April of 2013, I thought silver price had reached its lowest point. Mr. Nystrom predicted last April that the price would drop to $18 within the next year. It has bounced around close to that, but finally broke below $18 today. On April 15, 2013, here is what I posted in response to his prediction:

I say we will see $30 silver before we see $18 silver. In my opinion, today is the capitulation everyone was anticipating. If so, the bottom will be at or near what we are seeing today. So, what do you say...If silver reaches $30 you can send me one ASE. If silver reaches $18, I'll send you 30 FRNs.

source: http://www.dailypaul.com/192960/gold-silver-correction#comme...

Obviously, I have been very wrong. Even though Mr. Nystrom didn't take me up on my wager, I am sending today a $30 donation to the Daily Paul.

10 votes

Teachers Still Enthrall Them

Teachers Still Enthrall Them

Teachers still enthrall them with the story,
Of Ulysses and his glory,
How he saw the world, conquered every foe,
And set a Goddess' heart aglow,
How he tricked the Trojans with a wooden horse,
Returned to Penelope, of course,
All like some wonderful, exciting game,
Living happily ever after with fortune and fame.

The Iliad is usually omitted,
Especially the atrocities committed,
Of Priam weeping bitterly for his son,
Of Hector's body defiled,
Of multitudes beguiled,
Of the annihilation of an entire city,
Of so many slaughtered without pity.

32 votes

Yes, I too am tired. So very tired.

I've read the posts here about being exhausted and not having the will to fight any longer. I too am tired. Very very tired. I've served with the Army Rangers, and I've fought both my battles and my personal demons. I've lost friends, and loved ones. I've won some battles, and lost many more. And come to realize that sometimes even when you "win" you lose, and that you can be "dead" right.

45 votes

Scotland Independence: Vote Rigging Caught on Video

Incredible, but not surprising in the least. I agree with the commentary on the video. Scotland had no chance of breaking free, and people in "democratic" countries only have the illusion of choice.

35 votes

Alleged ISIS Photo Controversy Engulfs Sen. John McCain

Alleged ISIS Photo Controversy Engulfs Sen. John McCain

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his aides swear the Syrian "rebels" he was pictured last year with weren’t ISIS members or supporters, and the mainstream media is by and large buying the 2008 GOP presidential nominee’s story.

But a closer look at the situation tells perhaps a different story than McCain’s office or the mainstream media have pushed.
...

20 votes

The History of ISIS Beheadings: Part of the “Training Manual” of US Sponsored Syria “Pro-Democracy” Terrorists

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"For how could the fear, the hatred, and the lunatic credulity which the Party needed in its members be kept at the right pitch, except by bottling down some powerful instinct and using it as a driving force?" ~Orwell 1984
******

36 votes

Blinded By The Lies: Glaucoma and Cannabis

"Believe it or not, the federal government sends free pre-rolled cannabis cigarettes to a special, but dwindling group of patients on a regular basis beginning in 1976 with Robert Randall. It all started when Robert was arrested for growing cannabis on his back deck and had to prove that this medicine was essential in to prevent his progressive loss of vision from glaucoma."

http://www.medicalcannabis.com/patients-care-givers/federal-...
Key phrase here: "PREVENT his loss of vision."

"A variety of options are available to treat glaucoma. These include eye drops, laser procedures, and surgery. All are intended to decrease eye pressure and, thereby, protect the optic nerve."
Key phrase here: "DECREASE eye pressure..."

http://www.glaucoma.org/treatment/glaucoma-medications-and-t...

which DOES NOT PROTECT THE OPTIC NERVE. It merely SLOWS the progressive loss of vision. It provides an awesome income stream for the drug company and the eye doctor, as visual field testing will be performed several times a year at about $100 per test - to map the gradual loss of vision. Meanwhile, the patient will buy those drops until they die.

I devoted a career to ophthalmology, and watched helplessly as doctor after doctor prescribed drops and did surgery and patients continued to lose vision. My own father had lost a considerable portion of his visual field before he died. It is beyond frustrating to know there is a way to save the sight of these people, and the government knows it, and every ophthalmologist I worked for knows it...

16 votes

When War Erupts Patriots Will Be Accused Of Aiding "The Enemy"

Very interesting article from ZH:

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-18/when-war-erupts-pat...

Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market blog,

21 votes

2,000 people read my account of how 9/11 went down in the defense contractors office

I wanted to thank everyone who downloaded and shared 28 pages the #FREE excerpt from the first book in the SECURITY THROUGH ABSURDITY series, Little Yellow Stickies.

About 2,000 people on Sept 11, of this year, read my account of how 9/11 went down inside the defense contractor's office I used to work at.

It is currently not free, but it will be again very, very soon. (like hopefully tomorrow.) I intend for it to stay free. Always.

http://www.amazon.com/Security-Through-Absurdity-William-Pub...

I will be reading this exact thing at Brown University Bookstore, on September 30th. http://www.brown.edu/campus-life/support/bookstore/events

61 votes

Senate Passes Obama's War Resolution 78-22 - Rand Votes NO!

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky called the plan “ludicrous” on the Senate floor before the vote.

“No one knows where these arms are going to wind up … We don’t even know who these groups are.”

Paul — known for his non-interventionist approach — said “we need to stay the heck out of their civil war … It is their war and they need to fight it.”

More here...
http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/senate-votes-arm-train-syrian-reb...

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