.... I really wish I could have a convorsation with these radical Obama haters. No matter how you feel someone is running their office, if it is concluded that he was born in Hawaii and he hasn't burned the country to the ground yet, then what is your beef? Its not as much frusterating as annoying anymore. It's like the more radical republicans are bitter about loosing the race and having a democrat in office that their goal is to dig up or create some scandal to get him out of office. It's kind of pathetic actually. Instead of worrying about his background (which has been all but "ruled" legitamate) why don't you do what people elected you for and start doing something for our country. Another interesting thing is, if he, by some fat chance, is not who he says he is, then 2 of your top candidates were beaten by a "muslim" or whatever your calling him now. So if that goes down, your looking at the conclusion that people would rather have a "muslim" in office, than a republican. Truth bomb.
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alright BACK UP! By far the most racist thing I've ever read in my life, and theres no way that should actually make a difference. If I went back and gave you a quick summary of this article; I would emphasize the idea that if a white man shot 6 people, we would be taking into consideration his mental health or what may be the causes; but, if it was a "brown skinned bearded man," as the article puts it, doing the shooting; his mental health wouldn't even be taken into consideration, he is just a terrorist who hates America. With how racist this article is, it really makes you think. I mean, how true is that? We claim to be a free country with no discrimination due to religion and especially race. So why is it that a man wearing a turban who kills someone hates America, while a white man who kills a hundred people has a mental health problem? America.
The CDC has refused to study the autism rate in vaccinated vs. unvaccinated kids, because they are a captive agency of vaccine manufacturers. The former head of the CDC is now the head of Merck vaccines, the largest US vaccine manufacturer. CDC officials have been disrespectful, bumbling fools when required to testify before Congress.
The CDC is reluctant to compare autism rates in unvaxed vs. vaxed because it will likely show the same thing as the following study and survey, a huge increase in autism risk in the vaccinated. Of course such data will indict the CDC and expose their responsibility for creating the biggest epidemic in US history: Vaccine-induced autism.
Fair enough. But somebody has to do it. If not the CDC then maybe they could hire some individual contracting research facility because this could be very helpful research considering how many children develop autism every year. The CDC produces the vaccination and approval has gone through the CDC as well; so, how effective really is this vaccine? And how can we possibly know the effectiveness of it without getting legitamet testing done on the effects?
I couldn't help but smile when this judge kept questioning the congressman and the congressman tried to word bable his way out of the question (like a typical politician) and the judge made him look like an idiot. I think the reasoning behind voter ID isn't exactly bad, under the right circumstances of course; because, basically it is making my vote count without being cancelled out by someone who can vote twice without being caught because they changed residencys recently. The reasons Eric Holder had for voter ID blows my mind that we still have people in this country who think like that. Voting is a right based on the idea of proper representation; and you, my friend, are tyranical.
Today the House voted 288-127 to pass the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), H.R. 624. The bill passed by a wider margin than last Congress, with 92 Democrats voting in favor of H.R. 624. Several amendments regarding privacy concerns were adopted. House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) stated after the vote “CISPA recognizes that you can’t have true security without privacy, and you can’t have privacy without security. This bill effectively works to protect both.”
The main point of this bill was basically; without privacy, you cant have security: and without security, you can't have privacy. Confusing, I know. The reason the bill failed the first time is because the democratic party members thought that with the new cyber intelligence sharing that this bill introduced, there would not be any privacy of the users on the internet and they could easily be tracked or stocked. With the new privacy accounts I guess I lean a bit more towards it; but, I know the privacy statements are just words. If they want to find out something about me they easily can. So why not give those people who can track me a bit more power to keep it secure?
President Barack Obama will travel to Boston on Thursday to speak at an interfaith service dedicated to those injured or killed in the terrorist attack against the one of the city's most beloved events.
What I thought was powerful in this article was not about the act of terror, we as americans refuse to be terrorized from this. In Obama's words, we did not demonstrate terror, what we demonstrated was that of hope, heroism, and love. We pulled together through it and you KNOW things are real when a republican leader from Texas goes out of his way to state, "this is not a democrat- republican matter, this is an American matter." Nice going, we get the point, but thanks for the clarification. In other news, Obama is going to visit Boston? huh.
If you want to see how firearm sales can be effectively banned, look no farther than the so-called “free state” of Maryland. Although Maryland’s newly promulgated “assault gun” ban and licensing requirements will not go into … Continue reading →...
Alright, obviously there is going to be two very firm sides to this argument. I completely understand the idea that people want to keep their guns, and be able to sell or buy them as they please because they can be trusted. But is a 60 day waiting period going to really take away the freedom of you having a gun? I also think, personally, this should be handled at a state level because; lets be honest, the reason someone may be buying a shotgun or hunting riffle in New York could be COMPLETELY different than someone buying a gun in northwestern Montana, If you see where I'm going with it.
Thousands of North Koreans danced in honour of Kim Jony-Il todayPyongyang told foreigners and tourists to leave South Korea North Korea said the two countries are on the eve of a nuclear war Japan deployed missile interceptors around Tokyo in case of attackJointly run factory in Korean Demilitarized Zone remains closed todaySouth Korean President Park Geun-hye exasperated by 'endless vicious cycle' of hostile behaviour from North Korea
North Korea is preparing to launch a mid-range missile launch tomorrow from its east coast, officials in Seoul have claimed – hours after foreigners living in South Korea were warned to leave the country.
The chilling forecast came as thousands of North Koreans held a mass waltz today to celebrate the father of madman dictator Kim Jong-un.
Women dressed in brightly coloured traditional costume danced with their partners in front of the Monument to the Foundation of the Workers' Party in Pyongyang.
Meanwhile the Communist government issued a stark warning about the prospect of war, saying: 'We do not wish harm on foreigners in South Korea should there be a war.'
It added: 'The situation on the Korean Peninsula is inching close to a thermo-nuclear war. Once a war is ignited on the peninsula, it will be an all-out war, a merciless, sacred, retaliatory war waged by the DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea).'
North Korea has warned all foreigners to evacuate South Korea today because the two countries are on the eve of a nuclear war - as Japan set up a huge new anti-missile system in Tokyo.
Foreign companies and tourists in the South have been told to leave as Kim Jong Un continues to ramp up tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said today that she is exasperated by the 'endless vicious cycle' of hostile behaviour from the North.
Japan has responded to continuing threats from Pyongyang by deploying missile interceptors in key locations around Tokyo.
Yesterday, chief cabinet spokesman Yoshihide Suga said: 'We are doing all we can to protect the safety of our nation.'
North Korea has made repeated threats against Japan in the past weeks and there are fears the country, an ally of the U.S., would be in range of its missiles.
Japan's Defence Ministry has deployed Air Self-Defense Force's PAC-3s as a precaution against possible ballistic missile tests.
Analysts see the latest warning from the North's Korean Asia-Pacific Peace Committee as an attempt to raise anxiety in Seoul and believe a direct attack on the capital as unlikely.
Observers say a torrent of North Korean prophesies of doom is partly meant to win Pyongyang-friendly policy changes in Seoul and Washington and to boost the image of leader Kim Jong Un.
Last week, North Korea told foreign diplomats based in Pyongyang that it will not be able to guarantee their safety as of Wednesday.
It halted work at a factory complex jointly run with its neighbour yesterday and 75 managers from the South are preparing to return home.
Only about 400 South Korean managers remained at the Kaesong industrial complex, just north of the Demilitarized Zone today.
One manager said he and his colleagues are relying on instant noodles but plan to stay to watch over company equipment while food lasts.
President Park said the closure of the facility will scare foreign investors away from the North.
She said: 'North Korea should stop doing wrong behaviour and make a right choice for the future of the Korean nation.'
More than 120 South Korean companies operated at Kaesong and they issued a joint statement urging North Korea to reopen.
'If this situation continues, companies will face the risk of going bankrupt,' said Yoo Chang-geun, a vice president of the Corporate Association of Gaesong Industrial Complex.
After an emergency meeting on Tuesday in Seoul, representatives of the companies said in a joint statement that they hope to send a delegation of small and medium-sized companies to North Korea in hopes of reopening the complex.
The statement also appealed to South Korea to take a 'mature, embracing posture' and work out all available measures to help normalize Kaesong's operations.
Meanwhile, a shipping container was seen outside the North Korean Embassy in Ealing, London today, sparking rumours that the ambassador may soon be pulled out of the UK.
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Alright.. Dance of death? personally I know I wouldn't be caught sticking around in a place where bomb threats are coming in everyday but hey might as well be optimistic. I dont think Kim knows what he is getting himself into and this is proving it. He is threatening to finish a war that was ended many years ago and it is being looked at as a joke. They don't have the military numbers or technology to challenge the worlds superpowers and their allys. It is a joke and he is doing nothing but putting peoples lives at risk for NO REAL REASON.
The editor of the paper that originally published this story about a lawsuit against GSK, Indian states, India's Drug Controller and others, is now in prison. Gaia Health is carrying the banner to keep these stories out there. We need to know that there is a battle being waged against the use of our children as vaccine product dumps so that Big Pharma can make Big Profits.
The petition outlines a series of serious allegations regarding the HPV vaccines Gardasil® and Cervarix®. Petitioners Kalpana Mehta, Nalini Bhanot and Dr. Rukmini Rao reported that the two HPV vaccines were illegally brought into the states of Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat and subsequently administered to thousands of young, vulnerable Indian children before the vaccines were known to be safe.
I guess it's really hard to say if the people are trying to disrupt the business plan of the vaccine or if they are just being stubborn about the trust of America. It's pretty obvious that they can't all be immune to HPV and definitly not immune to the afects of the vaccine. All this is very interesting; but, I'm curious to see how the Supreme court will be involved. The article was very unclear about what kind of suit is being filed.
As scary as the title is, there is no true definition of the "middle class". I feel like unless one is extremely wealthy beyond belief, they consider themselves to be part of the middle class. The reason I scooped this article is because of the failed bill this past few days on increasing the tax rate on the middle class which Obama said would NEVER happen. Personally I have supported just about everything the Obama administration has stood for but in this case he is breaking a promise; and not just any promise at that. His entire administration was built around strengthening the middle class and in turn stimulating the economy. I guess it is a bit too early to be judging this decision considering the ways in which this could help and essentially bring it back to a normal level due to the cuts that our taxes will pay for. I just think at first sight, this is crossing the line; but, i'd be up for the chance if he were to lay out his plan for us.
The energy independence and security act was meant to help us move forward into newer and more efficient forms of energy. The beef in congress with that is the cost of these new forms of energy and the profit they could be making of the original, potentially harmful, sources. I think even though it is the hard thing to do and we are most likely spending a lot of money at first on these new forms of energy; but, I can almost garuntee that if the United States is the first to discover a new form of efficient energy, we will make so much off of it and the both problems willl cease to exist.
WHY!!?!? This will severely limit the ability to get more information out of this kid in the first place given that questioning anyone without their rights is nearly impossible since they don't have to comply. And why would he be a combatant? He is in custody. How is he going to be setting off any more bombs? He may have information about possible combatants that may be planning to strike again, but if we label him as this, whe may to soon run out of time to get this information from him.
An amendment that would have prevented employers from asking for Facebook passwords was defeated Thursday.
A last-minute proposed amendment to the Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act that would have made it illegal for employers or the federal government to ask for employees' or prospective employees' Facebook passwords was defeated in the House of Representatives 224-188 along party lines, with Republicans knocking it down.
Rep. Ed Perlmutter D-Colo. said he offered the amendment due to an emerging trend of companies asking for prospective employees' social media passwords before offering them a job. He said his amendment is similar to legislation that prevents employers from requiring polygraph tests as a condition of employment.
"Let me boil [it] down: these are two direct and simple paragraphs that say as a condition of employment, you can't be made to give up a password to your Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn accounts," Perlmutter said. "This thing has exploded. People are being asked for their private passwords to various social media networks."
Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., sponsor of the CISPA bill, said Perlmutter's amendment was nothing more than an attempt to kill the law, a claim Perlmutter denied.
"This has nothing to do with our bill," Rogers said, suggesting the issue should be tackled with separate legislation.
I guess I don't exactly see the value or need to prevent employers from checking up on your personal life. I mean yes, you are going to be representing their company and they would like to know you are a respected individual; however, I am a strong believer that there is a strong difference between one's personal and professional life. It makes sense to me that the republicans primarily struck down the legislation; because, in the long run, they are the the business owners in the first place. I guess I'm not for or against the action because really, I have nothing to hide. Thats how it should be: if you don't want people to see something, keep it off facebook.
..................... ahwwwwww, widdle Kimi gota bomb? don't like when the south bad guys burn your flag? awh; i bet your going to bomb them real good. I wonder how scared they are, by the way, knowing who their ally is in this situation. Honestly Kim, enough with the bomb threats, you have nothing to be upset about besides these old fueds that ended before you were even an itch in your daddys britches.
This article references the privacy ammendment and how these drones potentialy violate that right. As a state, it is completely legal to have these drones in the airspace in order to keep dangerous situations contained or even prevented but the city of St. Buethgrien has used it's power to pass the law of preventing them from even being used unless thier are mere death situations. The point of the drones is a side note to the bigger picture which involves the "right" of privacy. What kind of privacy do americans have anymore anyway? What's this one extra measure to protect what last bit of privacy we have left, physical privacy of not being seen. They can findo out anything they want about a person and they can find you at any time or see what your doing electroniclly any time as well. The last privacy we have is litterally not being seen at all moments, and these drones could violate that privacy. So though it may seem pointless, it is the idea of privacy behind it that make me oppose these drones. But in the case of emergency they could be very usefeul as well.
Three and a half months after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, a bipartisan task force of Connecticut legislators announced they have come to an agreement in principle on a package of new gun laws they characterize as the...
The name of this article says it all in the opinion of the some people in the state. I don't really see that it is an "anti-second amendment" but, there are definitly some aspects that may be pushing the line. It mentions that there are now going to be many more mental health research studies and different kinds of licensing and even more caliper weapons being added to the "banned" list. The term "the right to bear arms" was said very loosly when written in the constitution and geniously at that. I feel like the founding fathers may have had disputes about this as well, which i think is why they left it so open for change. The possibility for people to take advantage of this right is so overpowering and that is why these laws are constitutional. They are not taking the right to bear arms, they are just making sure that right is not abused. They are taking away some freedoms of the right to provide more securities by the right, another kind of social contract is what i would call it.