Democracy Index The Economist Intelligence Unit Democracy index map for 2012. Greener colours represent more democratic countries. Insufficient information, not rated 'Karl Rove's IT guru' Mike Connell dies in plane crash 'Karl Rove's IT guru' Mike Connell dies in plane crash UPDATE AT THIS LINK: GOP consultant killed in plane crash was warned of sabotage A top level Republican IT consultant who was set to testify in a case alleging GOP election tampering in Ohio died in a plane crash late Friday night. The Firearms Freedom Act (FFA) "Sweeping the Nation" FYI the FFA is a law that declares that Congress can’t regulate any firearms made and retained in-state, ’cause it’s beyond Congress’ authority to regulate intra-state commerce. ‘Cause it ain’t intra-state, is it? firearmsfreedomact.com reports that “Following initial Montana enactment, clones of the Firearms Freedom Act have subsequently been enacted in Tennessee, Utah, Wyoming and South Dakota, and other clones have been introduced in the legislatures of twenty-some other states.” It will, of course, be a snowy day in Hawaii before my current home state of Rhode Island thumbs its nose at the feds over firearms. Meanwhile, add Arizona to the list of FFA signatories.
So When will Dick Cheney be charged with Espionage? His Crime was the Same as Snowden's The US government charged Edward Snowden with theft of government property and espionage on Friday. Snowden hasn’t to our knowledge committed treason in any ordinary sense of the term. He hasn’t handed over government secrets to a foreign government. His leaks are being considered a form of domestic spying. He is the 7th leaker to be so charged by the Obama administration. All previous presidents together only used the charge 3 times.
25 Scary Facts About Government Brainwashing Although there are a lot of unfounded myths and conspiracy theories about brainwashing, it is still considered to be a very serious and scary mind control technique. As a student, you're used to analyzing problems from all angles and making your own deductions, independent of what anyone else tells you. But what if things didn't always work that way? Here are 25 scary and surprising facts about brainwashing. Theory and Systems
Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1% It’s no use pretending that what has obviously happened has not in fact happened. The upper 1 percent of Americans are now taking in nearly a quarter of the nation’s income every year. In terms of wealth rather than income, the top 1 percent control 40 percent. Senate Approves Bill that Legalizes Sodomy and Bestiality in U.S. Military Family Research Council President Tony Perkins. (AP photo) (CNSNews.com) – (Updated) The Senate on Thursday evening voted 93-7 to approve a defense authorization bill that includes a provision which not only repeals the military law on sodomy, it also repeals the military ban on sex with animals--or bestiality. On Nov. 15, the Senate Armed Services Committee had unanimously approved S. 1867, the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a provision to repeal Article 125 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Article 125 of the UCMJ makes it illegal to engage in both sodomy with humans and sex with animals.
Pentagon admits it has no photo evidence of Bin Laden's death (Includes interview) Pentagon officials recently disclosed to the Associated Press (AP) that they could not find any photo or video evidence to confirm that Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was killed in the Navy Seal raid in Pakistan a year ago. AP has submitted more than 20 requests for information surrounding the raid on Bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound to the U.S. Government under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). In response to the request for visual evidence of Bin Laden’s death, the Pentagon stated that it could not find any pictures or video footage of the raid itself or of Bin Laden’s dead body. It also told AP it could not locate any images of Bin Laden’s body that were taken on the U.S.S. Carl Vinson, the Navy aircraft carrier that reportedly lowered him into the sea after his death.
The Drone Makers And Their Friends In Washington Audio Aired 7/5/12 Drone makers are the rising stars in the defense industry. Some of the most successful companies making these controversial unmanned vehicles are located in Southern California and elsewhere around the west. Federal Panel Asks Journals Not To Publish Details On Deadly Virus A U.S. Government advisory board took the unprecedented step Tuesday in asking two science journals to refrain from publishing certain details from two new papers that describe how to produce what experts warn is a far more deadly version of the Asian “bird flu” virus. The new strain has the potential to infect and kill millions of people, according to the London-based Independent, which initially reported the story. The request is being made by the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB), which was established shortly after the anthrax attacks of 2001 to provide advice to federal officials regarding biological research and potential biological threats. Their recommendation, however, cannot force the two scientific journals from publishing the procedures for reproducing the virus. Instead, their advice is served up to leaders of the Department of Health and Human Services.
» Vote Obama For Unaccountable Drone Warfare. Vote Romney For Unaccountable Drone Warfare. Alex Jones Both candidates agree, secret kill lists and unaccountable CIA ‘double tap’ drone strikes are necessarySteve Watson Infowars.com Oct 23, 2012 Last night’s debate highlighted the fact that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are in full agreement with each other that secret unmanned US missile strikes, documented to have killed thousands of innocent people, are “necessary” and “right “. When Romney was asked about the US policy of drone strikes in Pakistan and elsewhere, he responded: “Well, I believe that we should use any and all means necessary to take out people who pose a threat to us and our friends around the world. And it’s widely reported that drones are being used in drone strikes, and I support that entirely and feel the president was right to up the usage of that technology, and believe that we should continue to use it, to continue to go after the people who represent a threat to this nation and to our friends.” And Mitt Romney “supports that entirely.”
Suing the States Alec Loorz, a 16 year old member of the iMatter campaign and founder of Kids vs Global Warming has "filed a lawsuit against the United States of America, for allowing money to be more powerful than the survival of my generation, and for making decisions that threaten our right to a safe and healthy planet." "Today, I and other fellow young people are sueing [sic] the government, for handing over our future to unjust fossil fuel industries, and ignoring the right of our children to inherit the planet that has sustained all of civilization." "The government has a legal responsibility to protect the future for our children. So we are demanding that they recognize the atmosphere as a commons that needs to be preserved, and commit to a plan to reduce emissions to a safe level."
12 Things That The Mainstream Media Is Being Strangely Quiet About Right Now As the mainstream media continues to be obsessed with Anthony Weiner and his bizarre adventures on Twitter, much more serious events are happening around the world that are getting very little attention. In America today, if the mainstream media does not cover something it is almost as if it never happened. Right now, the worst nuclear disaster in human history continues to unfold in Japan , U.S. nuclear facilities are being threatened by flood waters, the U.S. military is bombing Yemen, gigantic cracks in the earth are appearing all over the globe and the largest wildfire in Arizona history is causing immense devastation. But Anthony Weiner, Bristol Palin and Miss USA are what the mainstream media want to tell us about and most Americans are buying it.
ITS OFFICIAL: OBAMA IMPEACHMENT STARTS HERE (Before It's News) U.S. Federal Court hits President Barack Hussein Obama with three charges of abuse of office. The charges presented are detailed and damning. The indictments assert that President Obama “acted as a dictator” to exceed his powers of office to appoint officials behind the back of Congress during a recess period. In a staggering announcement an Associated Press report declared: “President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate last year to appoint three members of the National Labor Relations Board, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.”