Cruz Ends Epic Talkfest, Republicans Weigh Next Moves

Twenty-one hours and 19 minutes after he rose to address the Senate chamber on Tuesday afternoon, Sen. Ted Cruz’s quasi-filibuster has ended. Having sustained the talk through the night — yielding only for questions from a band of Senate colleagues — Cruz wrapped up his case at noon, his powder blue tie loosened, and his… [Read More]

Assad’s Syrian Army Hacks Washington Post Website

Taylor Colwell Things got a little strange in the world of major newspaper websites this week, starting with the New York Times‘s website shutdown after their expose on the Clinton Foundation. Things got even weirder when visitors to the Washington Post‘s website were redirected to a sight belonging to Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian army.    … [Read More]

US Military Caught Manipulating Social Media, Running Mass Propaganda Accounts

Story Leak – by Anthony Gucciardi  It has been common knowledge to anyone paying attention within the alternative news community for years, but once again the media is now admitting that the US military and intelligence agencies are indeed running massive propaganda campaigns that cover a vast array of online networks.  How many times now has… [Read More]

NY Times Admits: Al-Qaeda Terror Threat Used to “Divert Attention

A Lightening War for Liberty – by Mike Some analysts and Congressional officials suggested Friday that emphasizing a terrorist threat now was a good way to divert attention from the uproar over the N.S.A.’s data-collection programs, and that if it showed the intercepts had uncovered a possible plot, even better. – NY Times article from… [Read More]

Understanding Islam: Buddhist Common Sense vs. Western Nonsense

By: Raymond Ibrahim A recent New York Times article titled “Extremism Rises Among Myanmar’s Buddhists” offers important lessons on common sense and nonsense. Witten by one Thomas Fuller, it begins by telling of how After a ritual prayer atoning for past sins, Ashin Wirathu, a Buddhist monk with a rock-star following in Myanmar, sat before… [Read More]

The Zimmerman Soap Opera

In a better world we should never have been subjected to the Zimmerman trial. But politically motivated prosecutors in Florida turned a local tragedy into a race crime, and then the media turned a murder trial into a primetime soap opera. The trial accusing George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin wasn’t about seeking justice. It… [Read More]

The Psychotic Militarization of Law Enforcement

BATR -by SARTRE How did it ever come down to abandoning peace keeping and accepting law enforcement by any means? Even the New York Times expresses alarm in, When the Police Go Military. “The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 generally bars the military from law enforcement activities within the United States. But today, some local and… [Read More]