Gemstones and jewelry are fetching record prices at auctions, while gold falls and stocks remain volatile. The combination is boosting the appetite for diamonds as investments.
Oliver Stone Tells European Audience on Fourth of July 'The World is in Danger With Our Tyranny'
It's a standard assumption in the West: As a society progresses, it eventually becomes a capitalist, multi-party democracy.
Visually stunning. Loved it. Then started lokking at it closer, and got depressed. Then literally, I started to feel ill. Like I was going to throw up, looking at it.
Here's what Anthony Wile wrote in an opinion piece on December 12, 2012:
I'd thank my lucky stars to be livin' here today, 'Cause the flag still stands for freedom and they can't take that away, And I'm proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free. ~ Lee Greenwood
While shopping at the Home Depot, I asked an employee where I could find a product. After he told me where it was I asked where he was from. He said Syria. His name is Sam, short for Samar.
The images of Egypt teeming with protesters, fireworks and announcements of "re-do" create an ironic backdrop to our own "Independence Day" celebrations.
Leaders Questions Assylum for Edward Snowden
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Like his friend Glenn Greenwald, the man has guts:
Kyle Bass goes to Japan and finds all as expected...
Alex reviews the accelerating disintegration of Posse Comitatus as Americans are acclimated to accept Russian forces to provide "security at mass events.
This first appeared in The Libertarian Forum, Volume I, NO.VII, July 1, 1969
The U.S. Energy Information Administration reviews big changes in energy use since the Declaration of Independence.
When I was young, I felt a need to understand politics, and I spent time studying. But as time progressed, I received diminishing returns on that investment. And in the past few years, I have given it up altogether.
Actor LeVar Burton and author Tim Wise explain the differences in their interactions with police.
Nuclear arms – as “the most inhumane weapon” – cannot be ever deployed and therefore they are useless for Iran, said outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in an exclusive interview with RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze.
This video and Graham Hancock's "The War on Consciousness" (http://youtu.be/s42vuf0ahU8) were initially released by TED but later withdrawn, and then reposted with significantly constrained availability
Fox's Eric Bolling was the first to speak exclusively to Lonnie Snowden after his son, NSA leaker Edward Snowden, fled the country to Hong Kong. This morning on Fox & Friends, .....
You have no doubt had your own set of issues dealing with friends and family members that simply don’t see the writing on the wall.
Some 9 million Chinese students recently took their National College Entrance Examination, or Gaokao.
A recent discussion on the Fox Business channel, amongst John Stossel, Stuart Varney, and Judge Andrew Napolitano, has raised, once again, the empty charge directed at libertarians: "you are being an extremist!"
The statists may have failed on the federal level to enact new anti-gun measures this year, but their farm teams in the state legislatures are stepping into the breach.
Long before humans ever arrived on the scene, forest fires burned themselves out naturally. The forests re-grew and the cycle repeated: fire and rebirth, fire and rebirth. Over and over again for millions of years.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Sunday that Edward Snowden made sure that the information he took about U.S. surveillance programs will continue to be published regardless of what happens to the former U.S. spy agency contractor.
Ron Paul talks to LewRockwell about these enemies of freedom.
Longtime readers of ZeroHedge will recognize the name of "Gordon Gekko". His presence on that site predates even that of Turd Ferguson and he's been long recognized as a valuable contributor there.
During an interview on Meet the Press today, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi addressed the ongoing international manhunt for NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
THE POWER OF TREASON