→ Welcome to the American Gulag: Using Involuntary Commitment Laws to Silence Dissenters : “What happened to 26-year-old decorated Marine Brandon Raub—who was targeted because of his Facebook posts, interrogated by government agents about his views on government corruption, arrested with no warning, labeled mentally ill for subscribing to so-called “conspiratorial” views about the government, detained against his will in a psych ward for standing by his views, and isolated from his family, friends and attorneys—has happened many times throughout history in totalitarian regimes.” Thanks to Scott G for the link.
→ Panel Actually Debates if DOJ Should Prosecute Anti-Islam Pastor Terry Jones for Libya Deaths : In the wake of the tragedy in Libya, where U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed by a frenzied mob over an anti-Islam movie, an MSNBC panel took the time Wednesday to discuss who should be held accountable. One of their suggestions? Anti-Islam Pastor Terry Jones, who has burned the Koran in the past and promoted the film that allegedly sparked the most recent wave of violence. Thanks to Scott G for the link.
→ 117,000 Americans Get Jobless and Disability Benefits: Roughly 117,000 Americans double-dipped by cashing unemployment and Social Security disability checks during the height of the jobs crisis, costing taxpayers a combined $856 million in fiscal 2010 according to a government watchdog agency. Thanks to Gwen C for the link.
→ Why The U.S. Dollar’s Reign As World Reserve Currency Is Ending : “The mainstream media in the United States is almost totally ignoring one of the most important trends in global economics. This trend is going to cause the value of the U.S. dollar (NYSEARCA:UDN) to fall dramatically and it is going to cause the cost of living in the United States to go way up.”
→ Defiant Christian Radio Host Under High Tech Attack, FBI Suspected : “The man, who broke the bombshell interview about private detective Doug Hagmann’s informant’s warning that DHS was planning for “massive civil war” in America, has recently suffered several suspicious and serious technical problems disrupting the distribution of his weekday programming.”
→ Real Wealth, Gold, and Why Government May Want You on Food Stamps : “When the gold price rises, this means there is less purchasing power and confidence in paper money. Most Americans don’t have enough money to buy gold. They spend every dollar they make.”
→ Brad Pitt doesn’t feel safe without a gun : “Brad Pitt ”doesn’t feel safe” unless he has a gun hidden somewhere in his house, and feels owning a firearm is ”in his DNA” as an American.”
→ Will an AR-15 burn and explode when a spec of dirt enters the action? Watch this video and find out…