Saturday, May 28, 2011 12:43 BST Texans
Revolt Against TSA Tyranny, Storm Capitol
Exclusive footage of the Texas Capitol takeover Wednesday, when angry
demonstrators led by radio host Alex Jones descended upon the Senate
to rebuke threats used to quash a TSA bill that passed the House unanimously
and was poised to clear the Senate with 30 of 31 senators supporting.
Blast May Signal New Nato Tactic
A blast in central Tripoli has been attributed to a Nato strike –
signalling a possible switch in tactics by the forces trying to unseat
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Rand Paul trashes the Patriot Act
Senator Rand Paul takes to the floor of the U.S. Senate to explain his
position on the extension of provisions in the USA Patriot Act before
the chamber’s procedural vote.
Promise to Veto ‘Worldwide War’ Bill Rings Hollow
Given the fact that the Obama administration is now involved in more
conflicts and has more troops deployed than at any time during the Bush
administration, how confident should we be that a government promise
to veto the alarming worldwide war provision contained in the National
Defense Authorization Act will be kept?
may have more water than believed: study
The moon may have a lot more water than imagined, perhaps as much as
on Earth in some parts, a study said Thursday, in a discovery that has
cast doubt on long-held theories about how it was formed.
lawmakers pass $690 billion Pentagon bill
The US House of Representatives passed a $690 billion Pentagon budget
Thursday that bars American ground forces in Libya and limits the Obama
administration’s powers on handling Guantanamo detainees.
Is The Economy So Bad?
Millions of Americans have lost their homes, tens of millions of
Americans can’t find a decent job and 44 million Americans
are on food stamps.
62% Top Tax Rate?
Democrats have said they only intend to restore the tax rates that
existed during the Clinton years. In reality they’re proposing
rates like those under President Carter.
Economic Death Spiral Has Been Triggered For nearly 30 years we have had two Global
Strategies working in a symbiotic fashion that has created a virtuous
economic growth spiral. Unfortunately, the economic underpinnings
were flawed and as a consequence, the virtuous cycle has ended.
It is now in the process of reversing and becoming a vicious downward
economic spiral. Rep.
Ron Paul takes second in New Hampshire CNN poll
Texas Rep. Ron Paul is performing well in the latest CNN poll of
potential Republican primary voters. Mr. Paul took second with 9
percent support. US
Politics of Fear
Barack Obama and the US Congress joined forces to successfully extend
the Patriot Act until 2015, meaning broader domestic surveillance
will pioneer through America for another four years. The variety
of far-reaching surveillance measures being used to collect information
from most law-abiding citizens are being criticized as tools to
perpetrate fear for political purposes.
student finds universe’s ‘missing mass’
A 22-year-old Australian university student has solved a problem
which has puzzled astrophysicists for decades, discovering part
of the so-called “missing mass” of the universe during
her summer break.
Jones talks Texas secession
Talk of Texas seceding from the US has always existed, and radio
host Alex Jones, speaking from Austin, says the sentiment is very
strong as of late. The Lonestar State can pull out from the Union
whenever it likes, he says, and he argues that the oil-rich state
would be much better off if it broke off from the USA. Destroying
Freedom, Truth And Justice With The Power of Words We should all reflect on the words we say,
write, and think because words are powerful. Words are a bigger
threat to freedom, justice, and truth than bullets because authoritarian
governments can use words to enslave millions of minds and turn
people into obedient machines without a will and without any understanding
of their actions beyond the lies that their leaders tell them.
to search bin Laden compound
Pakistan has agreed to allow the CIA to send a forensics team to
examine the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed, giving the
agency permission to use sophisticated equipment in a search for
al-Qaeda materials that may have been hidden inside walls or buried
at the site, U.S. officials said.