Lawmakers in the Senate are weighing a bipartisan bill that is expected to re-open the United States government and save the country from default. During an early afternoon hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) acknowledged, “The eyes of the world have been on Washington all this week, and that […]
Abby Martin breaks through the bogus history taught in American schools regarding Christopher Columbus.
Coconut oil is a popular cooking oil and thought to be a healthy alternative to unhealthy oils. Here we take a look at a few of its lesser known qualities. Everything from the coconut water, to the leaves, to the kernel hull have characteristics that are beneficial to human health.
In a 1967 interview, “What I Believe,” John Lennon opened up to the world about how he discovered God. “You don’t have to have a great faith or anything. The whole thing is so simple — as though it’s too marvelous to be true,” Lennon said of discovering Transcendental Meditation in India with guru Maharishi […]
WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) has a suggestion for any of the hundreds of thousands of furloughed government workers worried about being able to pay their bills: take out a loan! In a post on his personal Facebook page that was later deleted, Pearce urged government workers to call their banks and take out […]
Late in the evening on September 30, 2013, the House Rules Committee Republicans changed the Rules of the House so that the ONLY Member allowed to call up the Senate’s clean CR for a vote was Majority Leader Eric Cantor or his designee — all but guaranteeing the government would shut down a few hours […]
According to the U.S. Senate, the individual right to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment is debatable. A Senate.gov guide to the Constitution contains an “explanation” next to every section and amendment of America’s founding document. The Second Amendment guarantees, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, […]
The effectiveness of the Indian government in evacuating people from the path of a deadly cyclone and the ineffectiveness of the US government to protect its own people from natural disasters. The corporate takeover of public education in America, speaking with Diablo Valley College Professor Adam
The ‘shutdown’ of the US government and the financial climax associated with a deadline date, leading to a possible ‘debt default’ by the federal government, is a money-making undertaking for Wall Street. Several overlapping political and economic agendas are unfolding.
A documentary about cannabis in the UK. It looks at the history of the plant, the facts, its many uses and the laws and politics surrounding it. Follow two young filmmakers on a shoe string budget, as they try to unravel what prohibition of cannabis really means, who it affects, who profits from it and […]
The first videos of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have surfaced since he received asylum in Russia. The footage, provided by WikiLeaks, was taken during the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence awards ceremony.
The National Security Agency is logging hundreds of millions of email and instant messaging contacts belonging to Americans and others around the world, according to a report based on documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
A US debt default could hit on Thursday, and world leaders are second guessing the dominant role America plays in finance. Regardless of the final decision in Washington, confidence and credibility in the US has already eroded. In an editorial published by the Chinese state-owned press agency Xinhua, a columnist says the US economy has […]
We have abundant cleaner and more efficient forms of energy in our environment. In order to extract these forms of energy, we need to understand them better. During the past one hundred years, many scientists and inventors, such as Nikola Tesla, Tariel Kapanadze, John Searl, and Stanley Meyer, etc., have performed experiments to prove the […]
Some 9,000 activists took to the streets of Tokyo on Sunday to protest nuclear power. The march comes as Japanese authorities are considering restarting the country’s nuclear reactors, which were shut down in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster.