24 votes

Man Killed in Drug Raid Was Face Down When Shot in Head, Says Family's Lawyer

"David Hooks, the Georgia man killed in a SWAT raid on his East Dublin home in September, was shot in the head and back while face down on the ground, according to his family's attorney, Mitchell Shook, who cited EMS and hospital records as evidence."

http://reason.com/blog/2014/12/11/georgia-man-killed-in-drug...

12 votes

Congress Just Passed That The Government Can Spy On All Americans

The senate passed section 329 of the The intelligence reauthorization bill, that allow the government to spy on all Americans by voice vote. Rand didn't object to this or anything! Here is the link.

http://theantimedia.org/congress-authorizes-spying-americans...

18 votes

Congress Passes Bill Giving Police Unlimited Access To Citizens’ Private Communications

He claims what his staff discovered was:

“One of the most egregious sections of law I’ve encountered during my time as a representative: It grants the executive branch virtually unlimited access to the communications of every American.”

The bill in question is H.R. 4681.
http://oathkeepers.org/oath/2014/12/11/congress-passes-bill-...

more good shit to put under your tree !!!!

24 votes

1795 time capsule buried by Paul Revere unearthed in Boston...

The year was 1795.

Samuel Adams and Paul Revere placed a small box containing artifacts of their day in a cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House.

Flash forward to 2014.

Thursday (Dec, 11) several workers repairing a water leak removed the hidden capsule.

More on this interesting story at this link...
http://www.aol.com/article/2014/12/12/1795-time-capsule-buri...

11 votes

Huge Eruption & Solar Tsunami | S0 News December 12, 2014


http://youtu.be/je6GpTH5JEU

We need to pay attention to these coronal mass ejections. This one was not Earth facing. But some are.

The Department of Homeland Security acknowledges the threat:
http://freebeacon.com/national-security/dhs-100-million-amer...

Eyes open. No fear.

15 votes

Today Is Both A Personal Happy & Sad Day

Today is the 3rd birthday of my youngest grandson, Kellan.

His blonde hair shines when hit with sun light, and has almost a halo effect. His big dark blue eyes always seem to hold a mystery.

He has a smile that can brighten up anyones day. And Im not the only one that feels that way. Every person that comes into contact with him from the time he was born, seems to calm down and smile..all falling in love with him.

Yes..its a happy day...a Happy Birthday.

Yes..its a sad day...Another day we will go without seeing him...a day he will not get hugs, kisses, and love from grandma and granddaddy.

13 votes

Colbert Interviews "Smaug", Wants Rand to Return to the Gold Standard

Skip to 1:25 if you don't want to suffer through the rest......


http://youtu.be/jaRoqslM4W0

9 votes

Time to tackle global warming running out, Pope tells climate summit

Tackling the problem of climate change is a serious ethical and moral responsibility, Pope Francis told negotiators from around the world meeting for a climate summit in Lima, Peru.

"The time to find global solutions is running out. We can find adequate solutions only if we act together and unanimously," he said in a written message to Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Peru's minister of the environment and host president of the 20th UN Climate Change Conference.

Thousands of negotiators from 195 countries gathered for the meeting in Lima Dec. 1-12 to hammer out details of a new international agreement to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases that cause global warming.

13 votes

Catherine Crump: The small and surprisingly dangerous detail the police track about you (TED Talk)

A very unsexy-sounding piece of technology could mean that the police know where you go, with whom, and when: the automatic license plate reader. These cameras are innocuously placed all across small-town America to catch known criminals, but as lawyer and TED Fellow Catherine Crump shows, the data they collect in aggregate could have disastrous consequences for everyone the world over.


http://youtu.be/mt4o-R9wzrs

33 votes

Deputy on leave after video shows him beating a citizen for asking him to move his car

http://www.kcra.com/news/sacramento-county-deputy-on-leave-a...

Doesn't get any better than this folks. Paid administrative leave... Where's the assault charge? I'm so sick of cops getting away with crimes just because they were working. Do you get excused from committing crimes at your job?

28 votes

Opening to Love

I have been curious about Love ever since the name of the site came to embody the ideas of Peace, Gold and Love.

Long before the 2012 campaign ended, I was deep in thought on how to keep the essence of this site alive. It could not continue on as a Ron Paul fan boy site - that was clear enough to me.

He had said many times that he was just the messenger. If he were just the messenger, then what was the message? What was the message that could be a daily reminder, contained in the letters P - A - U - L?

29 votes

The United States is trying to prevent citizens from leaving the country

Throughout its history, America has been a beacon that attracted immigrants from around the world. Immigrants came to America expecting nothing other than freedom and opportunity. In America, anyone could become successful on their own merits. It was made possible by low regulations, low taxes, and the fair application of the rule of law from a government with minimal corruption. What has changed?

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