→ Texas official warns of civil war if Obama gets re-elected : “Lubbock County Judge Tom Head apparently fears that President Obama’s re-election could mean the handover of U.S. power to the United Nations.” Thanks to mtwoman for the link.
→ Convert To Christianity Beheaded : “This man in Tunisia was beheaded simply for refusing to renounce Christ. His captors, before they kill him, say “God is Great” repeatedly as well as say a number of prayers condemning Christianity. Warning: this video is very graphic.” Thanks to Scott G for the link – now I’m going to go throw-up.
→ Nearly 1 In 5 Americans Have No Money To Put Food On The Table : “While economists, government officials, and mainstream media experts argue about whether a recovery is finally taking hold, the evidence on the ground provides a clear insight about where the country is headed.”
→ Economy: More Than 1/2 Of Americans Are At Least Partially Dependent On The U.S. Government : “A very large segment of the population has figured out that it can use voting as a tool to get more money and benefits from the government, and that is a very dangerous thing. Once upon a time, the free market was the one that distributed nearly all the wealth in our system. But now the federal government has become a giant deluded “Santa Claus” that distributes goodies to the American people far beyond its actual capacity to do so.”
→ Amazon Election Heat Map 2012 – what are Americans reading? Thanks to Gwen C for the link.
→ Superbug outbreak in US research hospital killed 6 : “Infections caught at health care facilities claim an estimated 99,000 lives a year. No hospital is immune.”
→ West Nile Outbreak Reaches 1,100 Cases in US : “The United States is experiencing one of the biggest outbreaks of West Nile virus in history, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”
→ Child Porn, Coke Smuggling: Hundreds of DHS Employees Arrested Last Year : “Border Patrol agents smuggling weed and coke. Immigration agents forging documents and robbing drug dealers. TSA employees caught with child porn. Those are just a few of the crimes perpetrated by Department of Homeland Security employees in just the past year.”