Congressman tacitly admits that United States is run by federal dictatorship, Constitution is worthless
President Barack Obama will set a course Monday for the nation's changing mission in Iraq as the military prepares to end its combat operations there.
The current edition of Harper’s magazine carries a cover story on concealed carry, illustrated with an Andy Warhol portrait of a High Standard Sentinel .22 revolver…ironically, more of a Backwoods Home utility handgun than a concealed carry piece, bu
The Transparent Conspiracy is a collection of essays written between 2006 and 2010, mainly about the 911 and JFK conspiracies and cover up, with a short collection of poems on the same topic.
What really caught my attention, however, was the sticker placed conspicuously an upper corner of the rear windshield. It read: "You’re in America Now; Speak English or Get Out!" The sticker struck me as particularly apposite at the time, since I hap
"Low carbon fuel standards" mean higher costs, few environmental benefits and less liberty
Two ways exist of looking at WikiLeaks, the site that publicizes secret military documents and videos. The first is held self-interestedly by the Pentagon and by Fox News, the voice of an angry lower-middle class without too much education. These bel
Thanks to Al Franken and Chris Dodd, the Securities and Exchange Commission gets to hide what the hell they're doing (like watching kiddie porn);...Ron Paul seeks to change that.
Bill That Would Give $7.4 Billion In Aid Defeated 244-150; N.Y. Reps. Weiner, King Get In Heated Exchange
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said Friday that he expects former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) to be among the crowd of GOP presidential candidates in 2012
Immigration staffers cite tools available without reform
The U.S. financial system remains fragile and banks subjected to additional economic stress might need as much as $76 billion in capital, according to the results of International Monetary Fund stress tests.
The Commerce Department, in revisions issued Friday, estimates the economy shrank 2.6 percent last year -- the steepest drop since 1946. That's worse than the 2.4 percent decline originally estimated.
Attribution is one of the biggest problems on the internet when it comes to cyberwarfare. How do you hold a nation responsible for malicious attacks if you can’t determine whether the activity was state-sponsored?
The White House is screaming like a stuck pig. WikiLeaks’ release of the Afghan War Documents “puts the lives of our soldiers and our coalition partners at risk.”
The grocery store, along with your kitchen sink, are two of the most dangerous places in the world.
July 27 2010 Congressman Paul's portions of the floor debate on the Paul / Kucinich privileged resolution
In order to make his argument about the safety of fluoride, Mr. Elmore cites a 1943 discovery made by Dr. H. Trendley Dean. According to Dean, 1 ppm (parts per million) of naturally occurring fluoride is an ideal concentration “to prevent cavities wi
The Obama White House was quick to condemn the publication Sunday evening of more than 91,000 secret documents detailing the monumentally misguided and frequently failed attempt by the United States to occupy Afghanistan.
The release of over 90,000 secret military documents on the war in Afghanistan has woken the media up to how the war is really going, and last night Jon Stewart got to weigh in on the scandal himself. As any sane person would think, Stewart speculate
You may have heard the rumor that swirled briefly last month about an Internet “kill switch” that could power down the Web in the case of a critical cyber attack. Those rumors turned out to be largely overblown, but it turns out there are now seven i
Real picture of a conflict longer than Vietnam, or either world war, refutes the idea of a 'revolution in military affairs'
FBI director Mueller says the bureau is assisting the Pentagon in the WikiLeaks probe
'We Need to Go After Anyone Who Was Involved in the Leak'
It was 2017. Clans were governing America. The first clans organized around local police forces. The conservatives’ war on crime during the late 20th century and the Bush/Obama war on terror during the first decade of the 21st century had resulted
Our utter dependence on intelligence contractors–like our failure to close Gitmo–is making us less safe. Are we refusing to do something about contracting for the same reason–that we’re too afraid of being accused of making America less safe to actua
Owners of the iPhone will be able to legally unlock their devices so they can run software applications that haven’t been approved by Apple Inc., according to new government rules announced Monday.
An air leak and a bulge were noted in inspections dating back to 2008 of the section of Tempe Town Lake dam that burst last week, but neither the city nor the manufacturer considered the damage serious enough to warrant action. [says who?]
I have often spoken about the excessive size of government, and most recently how waste and inefficiency needs to be eliminated from our military budget. Our foreign policy is not only bankrupting us, but actively creating and antagonizing enemies o
Some people balk at restrictions on selling unprocessed milk and other foods. 'How can we not have the freedom to choose what we eat?' one says. Regulators say the rules exist for safety and fairness.