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Facebook stock slumps as first lockup for insiders ends

Facebook stock slumps as first lockup for insiders ends | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Thursday is only the first in a series of lockup expirations for Facebook. A total of nearly 1.8 billion shares could come to market in the next nine months.
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U.S. Government's Foreign Debt Hits Record $5.29 Trillion | CNSNews.com

U.S. Government's Foreign Debt Hits Record $5.29 Trillion | CNSNews.com | News & Politics | Scoop.it
CNSNews.com was launched on June 16, 1998 as a news source for individuals, news organizations and broadcasters who put a higher premium on balance than spin and seek news that’s ignored or under-reported as a result of media bias by omission.
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Russian punk protesters sentenced to two years jail

Russian punk protesters sentenced to two years jail | News & Politics | Scoop.it

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A judge sentenced three members of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot to two years jail on Friday for staging a protest against President Vladimir Putin in a church, an act the judge called "blasphemous".

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S. African police fire at striking miners, several killed

S. African police fire at striking miners, several killed | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Must read post at End the Lie - Independent News : Eye witness accounts report up to seven bodies lying on the ground after local police opened fire on striking miners, it’s thought some of those protesting were armed with machetes and spears.

 

 

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DHS Classifies New Ammo Purchases Following Controversy

DHS Classifies New Ammo Purchases Following Controversy | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Paul Joseph Watson | Federal agency blacks out amount of bullets being bought.
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Across Atlantic in an hour? Pentagon tests hypersonic X-51A WaveRider aircraft (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Across Atlantic in an hour? Pentagon tests hypersonic X-51A WaveRider aircraft (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | News & Politics | Scoop.it

The Pentagon knows that sometimes, time really is of the essence. That’s why they are throwing their weight behind a new aircraft tested on Tuesday — one capable of traveling six times the speed of sound for minutes on end.

 

 

 

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Libertarian Party Candidate Gary Johnson on Voting Libertarian For One Election

Libertarian Party Candidate Gary Johnson on Voting Libertarian For One Election | News & Politics | Scoop.it

Reason.TV - Libertarian Party Candidate Gary Johnson on Voting Libertarian For One Election

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Romney’s Paul Ryan VP Pick Pleases War Hawks

Romney’s Paul Ryan VP Pick Pleases War Hawks | News & Politics | Scoop.it

Rep. Paul Ryan made a name for himself as the chairman of the House Budget Committee as someone willing to put forth deep cuts in government spending. Last year he authored a spending bill that was advertised as slashing $38 billion in government spending, even though the Congressional Budget Office found he would actually only cut $325 million overall, which is which is inconsequential enough to the overall budget for it to have not happened at all.

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Africa Just Says "Nein" To The US Dollar: Time To Go Short The USDZMK And USDGHC? | ZeroHedge

Africa Just Says "Nein" To The US Dollar: Time To Go Short The USDZMK And USDGHC? | ZeroHedge | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Last week we presented the aftermath of the very much unannounced "Conference of Beijing" as a result of which Africa has been slowly but surely converting to a continent controlled almost exclusively by China.
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West Palm Beach decides against exclusive talks with soccer...

Commissioners won’t allow city staff to negotiate with a local soccer organization to bring a mega soccer complex to Military Trail near 45th Street, raising concerns over the group’s ability to deliver a large project to West Palm Beach.
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Ecuador President Rafael “We Are Not A Colony” Correa Stands Up To The Jackbooted British Gestapo

Ecuador President Rafael “We Are Not A Colony” Correa Stands Up To The Jackbooted British Gestapo | News & Politics | Scoop.it

Paul Craig Roberts, InfoWars.com | The once proud British government, now reduced to Washington’s servile whore, put on its Gestapo Jackboots and declared that if the Ecuadorean Embassy in London did not hand over WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange, British storm troopers would invade the embassy with military force and drag Assange out.

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NRO Officials Accused of Contracting Crimes

WASHINGTON - A senior officer with the nation's spy satellite agency is being investigated over criminal allegations related to contracting even as the agency's No. 2 official is accused of trying to illegally shield the subordinate from scrutiny, McClatchy Newspapers has learned.

 

 

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Daily Paul - Footage Of Michigan Police Shooting Homeless Man Over 30 Times

Daily Paul - Footage Of Michigan Police Shooting Homeless Man Over 30 Times | News & Politics | Scoop.it

Footage Of Michigan Police Shooting Homeless Man Over 30 Times

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Social Security Administration orders thousands of rounds of hollow point bullets — RT

Social Security Administration orders thousands of rounds of hollow point bullets — RT | News & Politics | Scoop.it
The mission statement of the US Social Security Administration is to deliver services that meet the changing needs of the public. They are doing that by placing an order for 174,000 rounds of hollow point bullets.
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Military blimp passes flight test | Homeland Security News Wire

Military blimp passes flight test | Homeland Security News Wire | News & Politics | Scoop.it

The world’s largest, lighter-than-air, optionally piloted aircraft — the U.S. Army’s Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) – completed its first test flight in Lakehurst, New Jersey, the birthplace of the U.S. storied military airship past; the LEMV will provide improved ISR capabilities to the U.S. Army in the form of an “unblinking stare” over ground troops, ranging anywhere from one day to multiple weeks

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GOP – 2012 Convention Mandate – Silence Ron Paul

GOP – 2012 Convention Mandate – Silence Ron Paul | News & Politics | Scoop.it
The establishment GOP political machine intends to get their way, which means duly elected Ron Paul delegates must leave their 1st Amendment rights at the convention hall front door, because of back door dealmaking.
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Unblinking surveillance stare: Army’s 7-story flying football field-sized blimp

NetworkWorld.com | Northrop Grumman has a $517 million contract to build three of these 21st-century robotic airships for the U.S. Army.

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Social Security Administration To Purchase 174 Thousand Rounds Of Hollow Point Bullets

Social Security Administration To Purchase 174 Thousand Rounds Of Hollow Point Bullets | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Paul Joseph Watson | Preparing for civil unrest? Ammunition to be delivered to 41 locations across U.S.
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Apple Expert Estimates Samsung Damages of $2.5 Billion

Samsung Electronics Co. would owe Apple Inc. $2.5 billion to $2.75 billion in damages for infringing the iPhone maker’s intellectual property, according to a witness in a dispute between the companies.
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Increasingly Libertarian Millennial Generation Rejects Obama's Statism

Increasingly Libertarian Millennial Generation Rejects Obama's Statism | News & Politics | Scoop.it
Generation Y is decidedly less liberal than four years ago. But don’t expect them to rally behind Mitt Romney. As the Students for Liberty President Alexander McCobin says, “This is the most libertarian generation that’s ever existed.”
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Anti-Defamation League had been tracking Sikh shooting suspect

Anti-Defamation League had been tracking Sikh shooting suspect | News & Politics | Scoop.it
The Anti-Defamation League had been tracking Wisconsin Sikh shooting suspect Wade Michael Page, saying he is linked to a white-power rock band.
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