16 votes

Slate.com: You Are NOT Trayvon Martin! (Was going to be a Hitpiece on Zimmerman...until He ACTUALLY saw Vids & Documents)

Wow, a L vs. R 'Movement'-Liberal ADMITS he's wrong and decides to actually study an issue before going off on an emotive rant; an actual, measured, common sense piece / mea culpa:

You Are Not Trayvon Martin
His death wasn’t about race, guns, or your pet issue. It was about misjudgment and overreaction—exactly what we’re doing now to the verdict.

By William Saletan|Posted Monday, July 15, 2013, at 5:15 PM

13 votes

Ben Bernanke vs. Ron Paul: The Battle Continues!

Despite having had their final showdown in Congress last year, the war of words between Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and the champion of liberty Ron Paul continues on. Today Bernanke testified in front of Congress on the Fed’s bond-buying program. In his testimony, Bernanke stated that the Fed will continue it’s massive $85 billion-per-month bond-buying program, and assured everyone that the Fed is “targeting” a 2% inflation rate. From the testimony:

41 votes

Sen. Rand Paul: War can’t make the world a ‘great groovy place’

BY CHARLIE SPIERING | JULY 17, 2013 AT 2:20 PM


http://youtu.be/BpP_DP0l-fM

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., sounded a familiar anti-war note during a Wednesday hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the confirmation of Samantha Powers - President Obama's nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

During the hearing, Paul explained that he was concerned by the multiple U.S. military interventions around the world - specifically in Syria.

18 votes

Larken Rose - A Chat with Sociopaths - PorcFest X

Thanks for this reply dabooda

"The best part is Larken's short video-within-a-video that starts around 14:02, revealing the true horror of a society without government. If you get tired of the "interview," skip ahead to view it. Hilarious."

I totally agree and should have included something similar initially.


http://youtu.be/HjC2DAabaWc

22 votes

NSA and FISA faced bi-partisan attacks during hearings today


http://youtu.be/AHJX-Hhd_4w
Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R-Wis.), who sponsored the Patriot Act, objected strongly to the actions of the FISA court and the administration. He later warned that there are not enough votes in the House now to renew Section 215 when the law is revisited. “It’s got to be changed,” he said. “And you’ve got to change how you operate 215 . . . or you’re not going to have it anymore.”

59 votes

Redneck vs the government, redneck wins!

A redneck with a bucket full of live fish, was approached recently by a game warden in Texas as he started to drive his boat away from a lake. The game warden asked the man, "May I see your fishing license please?"

"Naw, sir," replied the redneck. "I don't need none of them there papers. These here are my pet fish."

"Pet fish!?!?"

"Yep. Once a week, I bring these here fish o'mine down to the lake and let 'em swim 'round for a while. Then when I whistle, they swim right back into my net and I take 'em home."

"What a line of baloney....you're under arrest."

15 votes

Drone Crash In Florida Shuts Down Highway

And lawmakers want drones patrolling our every city and town?

http://www.wlos.com/template/inews_wire/wires.national/33f3c...

The Air Force closed Highway 98 west of Panama City and east of Mexico Beach because of fires from the crash. Officials say the drone has a limited, 24-hour battery life and will be inactive after the battery is depleted.

18 votes

Federal Court Overturns Block on NDAA Indefinite Detention

Americans can legally be kidnapped and held without trial

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
July 17, 2013

The Second Circuit court has overturned a temporary injunction which had blocked the indefinite detention provision of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) – meaning Americans can now once again be kidnapped and held without trial.

Continue:
http://www.infowars.com/federal-court-overturns-block-on-nda...

24 votes

A First Amendment Victory Vs. The TSA!

In this weeks edition of TSA Tuesdays we take a step outside the TSA’s comfort zone of the airport, and into the courtroom! Last week the TSA lost an appeal seeking to reject a ruling that they had violated the First Amendment rights of college student Aaaron Tobey when they called police and had him arrested and charged with disorderly for removing his shirt at a TSA checkpoint, underneath which he had written the 4th Amendment. The charges were later dropped, but the Rutherford Institute filed a lawsuit on behalf of Tobey. From their report on the judge’s decision:

14 votes

Freeman's Perspective: Why society has not improved since 1905

Why Can't We Party Like It's 1905?

FREEMANSPERSPECTIVE · Jul 16th, 2013

When writing historical things, I try to include perspective from people who actually lived through the events. And for money issues in the US, I’m able to do that back to about 1905.

So, do you think life was nasty, brutish, and short in 1905? That there were poor and starving people falling dead on every street corner?

Hardly.

11 votes

Michael Hasting Engine in Front of Car (NOT Behind It)

►See for yourself.

RAW footage now released Engine shot at 4:56 mark

http://youtu.be/DEGsvCRB2xQ

The fire trucks (if you watch the vid) came up the same side of the road, same direction as Michael's car was traveling.. then stopped, shy of the wreck, and began pumping and spraying the fire.

In the engine shot... you are staring into their headlights...
you (the camera angle) are on the opposite side of the street;
the ONCOMING/OPPOSING street that runs parallel..
AHEAD of the accident
looking BACKWARD

12 votes

The DC Morning: Rand Paul may refrain from peeing for 13 hours again

The DC Morning: Rand Paul May Refrain From PEEING For 13 Hours, AGAIN!

Jaime Weinstein | Senior Editor | 9:15AM | July 17, 2013

1.) Rand Paul may refrain from peeing for 13-hours again – Hopefully, the senator is training his bladder. TheDC’s Alex Pappas reports:

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