This is what happens when you don't want to sell your land to a company that bought everything around your house.Read more »
Note: This article was written by Nicholas von Hoffman for The Nation. This man has a lot of courage: he points out that inflation hurts the poor the most. The rich can purchase hedges against inflation; the poor have no such protection. Even if inflation reduces unemployment, if salaries are worthless the poor are no better off. It is the worst-off of society that suffer from bad economic policy, as usual. He also implies that the Fed was counting on a looming crisis to take care of inflation for them. If this is true, then the Fed may really be as evil as many say it is.Read more »
A divorced father converts to Judaism and wants his son circumcised. The mother says no way. Now what?Read more »
Apparently a few law enforcers went undercover dressed as anarchists to make it look like a not so peaceful protest. The real protestors were PEACEFUL.Read more »
Grab your children and teach them the real history of MLK and not the watered down politically correct stuff they learn in school these days.
We remind people how effective mass civil disobedience is and examine Martin Luther King's Strategy. We remember the violence and courage of the 1960's and focus on the Children's march at Birmingham.
"I and my brothers in arms in this room did not survive fire and death of foreign battlefields to return home to face treason."
Three hours of testimony, all against, regarding a recent non-legislative ban on carrying firearms in the NH State House. A tradition in the Live Free or Die state.
But none compared to this young mans short, direct, and unapologetic speech aimed directly at the committee in front of him.
Presenting UNH student, honorably discharged Marine Sergeant Andrew Cullen, from Fremont, NH.
Video and transcript available on the site.Read more »
Pete Holmes, the newly elected Seattle city attorney, is already making good on his campaign promise to dismiss any marijuana possession charges that come through his office, the Seattle Times reported last week. Holmes dismissed two marijuana-related cases on his first day on the job, and several others are about to be dismissed, including cases taken up by the previous city attorney.Read more »
Distracted driving has gained much attention lately because of the inflated crash risk posed by drivers using cellphones to talk and text.
But there is another growing problem caused by lower-stakes multitasking - distracted walking - which combines a pedestrian, an electronic device, and an unseen crack in the sidewalk, the pole of a stop sign, a toy left on the living room floor, or a parked (or sometimes moving) car.Read more »
A woman found a loaded handgun in the airport bathroom after she went through the security checkpoint. Turns out a fed agent left it there.Read more »
These so-called ‘infographic coins’ by Mac Funamizu have obvious benefits to the blind, much like the Euro, as sizes, shapes and textures all play a role in the legibility of coins. Impaired or not, anyone reaching into their wallet or purse would likewise be able to more easily identify each coin denomination by touch.
Are we likely to give up on our standard circles? Perhaps not, but at least rethinking our (United States) hodge-podge system with inconsistent sizes, Â colors and weights might be worth doing after so much time with so little design change.Read more »
With the spoken word, we use our tone, inflection and volume to question, exclaim and convey our feelings. The written word has question marks and exclamation points to document those thoughts, BUT sarcasm has NOTHING! In today’s world with increasing commentary, debate and rhetoric, what better time could there be than NOW, to ensure that no sarcastic message, comment or opinion is left behind Equal Rights for Sarcasm - Use the SarcMarkRead more »
Video of Big Mike's Arrest in Manchester. Video Quality sucks. But you get the point.Read more »
German protesters have demonstrated against the planned introduction of body scanners at airports by stripping down to their underwear and, in some cases, beyond.
The group of protesters, calling itself a 'Fleshmob', converged on Germany's Berlin-Tegel airport this week, writing messages on their bodies and handing out leaflets voicing their concerns about the new scanners' invasion of privacy.Read more »
A California medical marijuana patient may soon be receiving almost $40,000 from the sheriff's department for six pounds of unlawfully seized and destroyed cannabis.Read more »
An Ottawa teen’s pirate MIX FM 91.9 radio station went off the air — again — Friday after police and government officials raided his father’s hotel.Read more »
You have to wonder about the timing of recent stories about Organ Damage from GMO'ed food.
Strangely, Monsanto's Patent runs out in 4 years, and will be replace with Roundup Ready 2.Read more »
A federal judge said Thursday the Food and Drug Administration cannot stop shipments of electronic cigarettes into the United States.Read more »
SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) — Peter Garritano thinks it's time for Vermont to call it quits with America.Read more »
Floor collapses during Swedish Weight Watchers' meetingRead more »
Boston cops are using the Massachusetts electronic surveillance laws to arrest and prosecute citizens who use their cellular phones to record abusive arrests.Read more »
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