33 votes

Congressman Gerald Connolly says people are not forced to pay taxes

Congressman Gerald Connolly finds himself arguing that people are not forced to pay taxes in an interview on redistribution of wealth. He also claims that farm subsidies are not redistribution of wealth.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tN5rjMGcHk

28 votes

Living Through Financial Collapse: David Nghiem on The Robert Wenzel Show

Really good interview by Robert Wenzel with David Nghiem, a guy who wrote a book about being in Argentina during its economic collapse.


http://youtu.be/6UG3q4e6D3g

39 votes

Madoff Contacts Congress: 'JPM Was Complicit In My Crime'

http://dailybail.com/home/madoff-contacts-congress-jpm-was-c...

It's a dog eat dog world, and these dogs are definitely eating each other. Bernie may wind up the hero that ends the Fed... lol!

47 votes

Sen. Lindsey Graham says foreign aid is not redistribution of wealth!

Sen. Lindsey Graham says foreign aid is not redistribution of wealth! He said he is against redistribution of wealth but claims that foreign aid, i.e, redistribution of wealth from Americans to foreigners, is not redistribution.
http://youtu.be/lJh6emiyoyo

64 votes

You know what is great about the DP?

No matter what we all post, it does get clicked-on, viewed and read and whether or not someone upvotes, downvotes or comments or provides helpful links, know that your messages are important and beautiful and liberating in their own ways...honesty can be sensed in every post here, it's just that everyone's definition and expectation of honesty is different.

We are all honest by our very willingness to post and share and open our lives, hearts and views up to strangers, but friends by the notion that we care enough about the woes and corruptions of the world that we have awakened from our slumbers...we are born anew.

I like to think my posts have been read by Ron Paul or Rand Paul or other Liberty oriented minds...and you know what, some of them probably have been.

Peace and Love first.

14 votes

Tension Turns to Violence at Guantanamo Amid Growing Hunger Strike

By CHARLIE SAVAGE | April 13, 2013 | New York Times

WASHINGTON — Weeks of mounting tensions between the military and detainees at the wartime prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, escalated into violence on Saturday during a raid in which guards forced prisoners living in communal housing to move to individual cells.

"Some detainees resisted with improvised weapons, and in response, four less-than-lethal rounds were fired,” the military said in a statement. “There were no serious injuries to guards or detainees.”

Capt. Robert Durand, a military spokesman at the base, said the improvised weapons included “batons and broomsticks.” Another military official said that at least one detainee had been hit by a rubber bullet, but that there were no further details about any minor injuries or how the prisoners had resisted.

14 votes

Cost of War to the United States

Cost of War to the United States

http://costofwar.com

52 votes

Allen West: Another neocon down for the count.

Allen West is unable to answer simple questions about defense strategy and spending. He doesn't know what would happen if somebody attacked Russia. He doesn't know what would happen if somebody attacked us. He can't explain why we have to spend 12 times as much as any other country on defense spending. Watch this link that exposes his ignorance.

Allen West, fmr. Congressman, on defense spending. How much do we need to spend to be safe from attack?


http://youtu.be/kUM2zaz0iG4

20 votes

The Entire Economy Is a Ponzi Scheme. The Global Financial System is Insolvent

Bill Gross, Nouriel Roubini, Laurence Kotlikoff, Steve Keen, Michel Chossudovsky, the Wall Street Journal and many others say that our entire economy is a Ponzi scheme.

Former Reagan budget director David Stockton just agreed.

So did a top Russian con artist and mathematician.

Even the New York Times’ business page asked, “Was [the] whole economy a Ponzi scheme?

In fact – as we’ve noted for 4 years (and here and here) – the banking system is entirely insolvent. And so are most countries.

41 votes

C I S P A’s B A C K!

CISPA just passed a closed door vote of the House Intelligence Committee 18 to 2.


http://youtu.be/TEdasNdp8C8

http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org/2013/04/should-the-gov...

29 votes

Alaska GOP hold illegal meeting and try to oust Chairperson Debbie Brown a Paul supporter

The Alaska GOP Executive Committee tried to oust the Alaska State Chairperson in an illegal meeting.

Forces of Ron Paul and Sarah Palin and Joe Miller combined together to elect Brown as Vce Chair during the State Convention last year, however Brown rose to State Chair after the same Executive Committee along with the prior state chair Removed the newly elected chair elected at the same state convention and who was another Paul supporter.

The Executive Committee did not meet requirements for a legal meeting, and according to Brown she remains Chair.

more here

27 votes

Born on This Day: Thomas Jefferson, April 13, 1743

Born on This Day: Thomas Jefferson, April 13, 1743

Future President Thomas Jefferson, drafter of the Declaration of Independence and the nation's preeminent political theorist, is born on this day in 1743.

36 votes

Florida dad decries fourth-grade lesson: I’ll give up rights for security

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/12/florida-dad-...

A Florida father is outraged at a scrawled crayon message he just found in his fourth-grade son’s backpack, as dictated by the teacher during a lesson on the Constitution.

“I am willing to give up some of my constitutional rights in order to be safer or more secure,” the statement read, as reported in The Blaze.

The father, Aaron Harvey, said he was stunned.

[read the rest at the URL]

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