Police versus Military
Do you know why the police force and the military are kept separate? It is a good reason. A valid reason. A reason so good, indeed, that the model is only violated by non-democratic dictatorships. It seems to me, however, that in the U.S. the police force has forgotten why it is not the military. It is becoming militarized and we all are the enemies that need to be subdued, pacified, destroyed....
One must know the rules first, even if you are going to break them. Your pocket...– Edward Sexton (via putthison)
Muammar Gaddafi is dead
Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the... →
Worse than we suspected.
How We Can Stick It to Big Banks and Help Our... →
switch to CU, invest locally, ditch $ for local currency … whoa …
A line is about to be crossed
Occupy Wall Street is about to be evicted from Zuccotti. Occupy Austin has been disturbed for nightly “cleaning” since last night … I have disagreed with the likening of #OWS to Arab Spring, but if local governments begin interfering with this movement and decide to stand against a peaceful movement expressing their first amendment rights, this will turn into an Arab Spring in a...
Science: The Pill Can Lead To a Long Marriage of... →
The choice between good sex and good marriage is false one - written in by Giz - but pill makes one numb to pheromones, and that is bad. The Pill: it brought women sexual liberation, and now research finds it also brings us sexual dissatisfaction. The news isn’t all bad: women on the pill tend to choose men who are more reliable and great fathers.
Past Perfect: When Returning from the Moon, Don't... →
Despite the fact that every single facet of NASA’s moonwalks were government-controlled expeditions, astronauts were not exempt from the annoying processes involved with foreign travel.
Immigration: Alabama's Draconian Anti-Immigrant... →
Small government in action. In June, Alabama passed a law designed to punish adult illegal immigrants, minor illegal immigrants, and American children who made the error of being born to illegal immigrants.
The Economy: The Consumer Is Finished(via @Gawker) →
Today, global stocks sit at their lowest point in 15 months. In Europe, the markets are “in meltdown,” as traders flee in fear of a Greek default that would devastate the continent’s financial stability.
Drugs: Patients Are Dying Because of U.S. Drug... →
I mean market will never cause shortages, right? Only socialist Obamacare! A massive shortage of drugs is threatening the lives of patients across the United States. This year, 213 drugs are in short supply and doctors are forced to ration them.
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