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Speeding cop Fausto Lopez fired

Speeding cop Fausto Lopez fired | News & Politics | Scoop.it
South Florida's most notorious speeding cop has been fired.
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Agenda 21 Is Being Rammed Down The Throats Of Local Communities All Over America

Agenda 21 Is Being Rammed Down The Throats Of Local Communities All Over America | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Have you ever heard of Agenda 21?  If not, don't feel bad, because most Americans haven't.  It is essentially a blueprint for a sustainable world that was
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At least 27 dead, 18 children among them, in elementary school shooting — RT

At least 27 dead, 18 children among them, in elementary school shooting — RT | News & Politics | Scoop.it
More than two dozen people, including as many as 18 children, have been killed during a school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut outside of New York City early Friday.
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Doctors Save A Little Girl's Life By Reprogramming The HIV Virus To Fight Cancer Cells

Doctors Save A Little Girl's Life By Reprogramming The HIV Virus To Fight Cancer Cells | News & Politics | Scoop.it
6-year-old Emma was near death in the spring. Now she's doing cartwheels.
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Banking giant HSBC to pay £1.2bn to settle U.S. probe into money-laundering for Mexican drug cartels

Banking giant HSBC to pay £1.2bn to settle U.S. probe into money-laundering for Mexican drug cartels | News & Politics | Scoop.it
The investigation into HSBC by federal and state authorities in the United States has focussed on the transfer of billions of dollars on behalf of nations under international sanctions.
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Superhumans, supercities and supercomputers: US intelligence's vision of 2030 — RT

Superhumans, supercities and supercomputers: US intelligence's vision of 2030 — RT | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Things are about to get a little weird. This according to the National Intelligence Council, at least, a US-based coalition of spy agencies that has just released its predictions for what’s in store for the Earth in 2030.
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Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein arrested in Texas — RT

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein arrested in Texas — RT | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Jill Stein, a presidential candidate from the Green Party, has been arrested in Texas while attempting to resupply protesters camping out in trees to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline, according to anti-pipeline activists.
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Guest Post: Before The Election Was Over, Wall Street Won | ZeroHedge

Guest Post: Before The Election Was Over, Wall Street Won | ZeroHedge | News & Politics | Scoop.it

From Nomi Prins, former Goldman managing director who did not write a NYT op-ed. Before the campaign contributors lavished billions of dollars on their favorite candidate; and long after they toast their winner or drink to forget their loser, Wall Street was already primed to continue its reign over the economy.

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America: The Food Stamp Nation

America: The Food Stamp Nation | News & Politics | Scoop.it
America has over 44 million people on Food Stamps.
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Plan for hunting terrorists signals U.S. intends to keep adding names to kill lists

Plan for hunting terrorists signals U.S. intends to keep adding names to kill lists | News & Politics | Scoop.it

THE PERMANENT WAR | Over past two years, Obama administration has been secretly developing a new blueprint for pursuing terrorists,  a next-generation targeting list called the “disposition matrix.”

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NATO kills four children in Afghan East: Karzai

NATO kills four children in Afghan East: Karzai | News & Politics | Scoop.it

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday condemned a NATO operation that he said killed four children in the country's east, a claim the coalition said was possible.

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It's Not Corporate Speech. It's HBO.

It's Not Corporate Speech. It's HBO. | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Aaron Sorkin's new show, "Newsroom," attempts to thread the needle in drawing a false distinction between media corporations and other corporations that might also want to speak about politics.
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Libyans march against militias after attack

Libyans march against militias after attack | News & Politics | Scoop.it
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — More than 10,000 Libyans are marching through the eastern city of Benghazi, demanding the disbanding of powerful militias that run rampant in the city.The giant march, which filled a major boulevard in the city of 1 million,...
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iPhone 5 'shatters' pre-order records with 2m in just 24 hours

iPhone 5 'shatters' pre-order records with 2m in just 24 hours | News & Politics | Scoop.it

iPhone 5 pre-orders topped two million units in just 24 hours.

 

 

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Bad Idea: Why don't we try to destroy tropical cyclones by nuking them?

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Pakistan, Corruption Remain Stumbling Blocks in Afghanistan

Safe havens in Pakistan, corruption and limited Afghan government capabilities are the greatest obstacles to stability in Afghanistan, according to a Pentagon report delivered to Congress and made public today.

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Ecuador may consider political asylum for Syria’s Assad — RT

Ecuador may consider political asylum for Syria’s Assad — RT | News & Politics | Scoop.it
After granting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange political asylum, Ecuador may consider doing the same for embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad and his inner circle, if he asks for it.
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Warning to all pot smokers in Colorado and Washington: You are about to experience a costly lesson in federal tyranny and Obama betrayal

Warning to all pot smokers in Colorado and Washington: You are about to experience a costly lesson in federal tyranny and Obama betrayal | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Warning to all pot smokers in Colorado and Washington: You are about to experience a costly lesson in federal tyranny and Obama betrayal...
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Gerard Depardieu Is Latest Refugee From French Millionaire Tax; Escapes To Belgium | ZeroHedge

Gerard Depardieu Is Latest Refugee From French Millionaire Tax; Escapes To Belgium | ZeroHedge | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Three months ago many were angry and surprised (or not at all, as realistically this was a perfectly logical move), when Bernard Arnault, head of LVMH and the richest man in socialist France, decided he had had enough, and would move to Belgium to...
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Federal court approves use of hidden surveillance cameras on private property without warrants

Federal court approves use of hidden surveillance cameras on private property without warrants | News & Politics | Scoop.it

Yet again, a federal judge undermined the Constitutionin a wholly disturbing fashion, this time by allowing police to install hidden surveillance cameras on private property without obtaining a search warrant.

 

 

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Loose tweets sink ships: Secret Service sets up hotline for ‘suspicious’ web posts — RT

Loose tweets sink ships: Secret Service sets up hotline for ‘suspicious’ web posts — RT | News & Politics | Scoop.it
With less than two weeks to go before the US presidential election, the Secret Service is ramping up its intelligence-gathering efforts and asking Twitter users to report threatening tweets against politicians to a local field office.
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President Romney Can Thank Obama for His Permanent Robotic Death List | Danger Room | Wired.com

President Romney Can Thank Obama for His Permanent Robotic Death List | Danger Room | Wired.com | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Never mind the bin Laden killing. President Obama's real legacy on national security is institutionalizing the use of robots to kill terrorists.
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Obama moves to make the War on Terror permanent

Obama moves to make the War on Terror permanent | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Glenn Greenwald: Complete with a newly coined, creepy Orwellian euphemism – 'disposition matrix' – the administration institutionalizes the most extremist powers a government can claim...
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US Oil Boom: Soon to Be Top Producer?

US Oil Boom: Soon to Be Top Producer? | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Morning Business Memo America’s oil boom is surging so fast the US could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest producer.
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The Pirate Bay Returns After 2 Days Downtime | TorrentFreak

The Pirate Bay Returns After 2 Days Downtime | TorrentFreak | News & Politics | Scoop.it
After nearly 48 hours of downtime and a replaced Power Distribution Unit, The Pirate Bay is back in business.
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Borderlands 2 - Launch Trailer - IGN Video

Borderlands 2 - Launch Trailer - IGN Video | News & Politics | Scoop.it
The real reason Handsome Jack wants to find the vault is revealed in this new trailer to celebrate the game's imminent launch.
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