posted on Nov 20, 2014
Today on Next Level BS, we take a look at the mess caused by Jonathan Gruber's comments about Obama Care, how it was purposefully crafted to be obtuse, deceptive, and onerous; as well as the off-the-cuff comment heard around the world: American Voters are Stupid. We take our typical deep-dive into the issue, with tons of research and backup for every important point we discovered. If you care about government transparency, the Affordable Care Act, and the nature of Jonathan Gruber's comments, you won't want...
posted on Nov 24, 2014
Paranormal Studies
Hey there ATS. First thread warnings, I hope I'm up to par. I discovered this about a year ago, and up until now had no idea where to take it. Let me start by saying that I was a 911 radio dispatcher for roughly 2 years, and due to that I've developed an ear for radio traffic out of necessity. I've shared this particular find with one other friend of mine who is a professional firefighter in Maryland, and he also has quite a bit of time spent behind a radio. You can clearly hear a ghostly message, I would call it an EVP, come in through the static in this transmission. It does NOT sound like "skip"...

posted on Nov 23, 2014
Social Issues and Civil Unrest

"Following the refusal of the Beavercreek Chief of Police to meet any of the very reasonable demands of the Ohio Students Association and other protesters against the shooting of John Crawford by Officer Sean Williams, the “hacktivist”...
posted on Nov 24, 2014
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
"Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- A decision is expected Monday from the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, that is weighing evidence in the Michael Brown shooting, U.S. and local law enforcement officials told CNN. The announcement will come from the St Louis County Prosecutor, the sources said." ...
posted on Nov 23, 2014
Other Current Events
US, Canada & Ukraine vote against Russia’s anti-Nazism resolution at UN " “UN General Assembly’s Third Committee passed a Russia-proposed resolution condemning attempts to glorify Nazism ideology and denial of German Nazi war crimes....
posted on Nov 22, 2014
ATS Live
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posted on Nov 24, 2014
Breaking Alternative News
" Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure, the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Obama’s Democratic majority in the Senate and the struggles of his national security team amid an onslaught of global crises. The president,...
posted on Nov 24, 2014
General Conspiracies
Suicide? Sure. Because slitting your own throat is so popular for suicidal people these days. First no knife and then magically: " Miller, managing director of Citigroup's environment and social risk management team, was discovered on...
posted on Nov 22, 2014
US Political Madness
It seems now that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants to somehow come up with a plan to allow *Them* to select a health insurance plan level for you. Looks like an effort to counter the ultra high rising costs of policies that people...
posted on Nov 23, 2014
US Political Madness
In an open editorial, Eric Draitser an independent geopolitical analyst based in New York City and the founder of StopImperialism.com, observes that "If the US was serious about re-evaluating not only how it fights terrorism but how terrorism is spread,...
posted on Nov 24, 2014
Breaking Political News
I recall when he first came into office he was quoted telling the POTUS that there are rouge elements of the Pentagon that are a threat to constitutional democracy in the US. Maybe his conscience got the better of him? Maybe he wasnt willing to be a cause of WWIII? What's your take on this ATS? Double...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Breaking Political News
Naturally, this breaking news was released on a Friday evening...between the 'Executive Amnesty' proclamation and the Ferguson Grand Jury verdict.
Perhaps a 'Smoking Gun' will finally be uncovered. And they said these were lost forever: " Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal...
posted on Nov 23, 2014
Political Issues
Did a search didn't find anything. So all this hoopla about who did or didn't do what all the asinine conspiracy theories etc. etc. are finally put to rest by the Republican led House Intelligence Committe. " WASHINGTON -- A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled...
posted on Nov 22, 2014
Fragile Earth
" " We just had a 3.3 quake in the Dallas area. I felt a single tremor and thought something nearby must have exploded but there was no boom. That was my first one...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Space Exploration
Let the speculation begin! Enough measurable science suggests quasars align their polarity within the filiment the reside...but that's not all, they also align with each other across billions of light-years! This definitely suggests some form of entanglement in my opinion. Who knows, but gama bursts may be connected as well? Stars sharing...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Science & Technology
Elon Musk is voicing concerns at the rapid pace at which AI is advancing, and the potential for it to become like the famed "Skynet" in the Terminator movies. " In his original comment, as preserved on Reddit, Musk cited his involvement as an early investor in the British artificial intelligence company DeepMind,...
posted on Nov 24, 2014
Other Current Events
" AFTER an angry debate, the Israeli cabinet has endorsed a controversial bill declaring the country a Jewish state, a move that will alienate the Palestinian minority further and push the government closer to early elections. The bill affirms that Jewish law should inspire the Israeli legal system,...
posted on Nov 22, 2014
Global Meltdown
An interesting chain of events: " The federal government until recently shielded big banks from criminal prosecution out of concern that convictions may damage the financial system, a top Federal Reserve official said Friday, explicitly acknowledging a policy long denied by the Obama administration....
posted on Nov 22, 2014
Global Meltdown
I found this article very consise and interesting. It is reporting on a study of the causes of the huge wage gap between the average worker and CEOs. There findings are interesting: " Runaway inequality is destroying the American...
posted on Nov 22, 2014
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
There is something of a mystery in Sumerology with early medicinal tablets seemingly relating to Opium cultivation in terms of hul gil — the “plant of joy” — explaining how to cultivate it, harvest the sap, and prepare it as a drink. "The most ancient testimony concerning the opium poppy found to date was inscribed...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
In the just published, A Coptic Handbook of Ritual Power, Australian university professors Malcolm Choat and Iain Gardner, from Macquarie University and the University of Sydney respectively, reveal a significant addition to the body of ancient Egyptian magical texts. Image: Effy Alexakis, Macquarie University...
posted on Nov 23, 2014
Paranormal Studies
I made this reply last November 4 "When I went overseas far far away, I could feel her spirit lie down in my bed beside me. Quite a gentle spirit like a little human girl. " I made this reply the next day I strongly felt my dog's presence settling down to sleep with me in my...
posted on Nov 22, 2014
Paranormal Studies
I went down to Florida for a few weeks to visit and catch up with old friends. I use to own a bar there and got to talking to another friend of mine that owned a bar as well. I started telling her how one of my bartenders would sometimes leave abruptly after closing and leave the clean up for the following day because the piano we had...
posted on Nov 24, 2014
Predictions & Prophecies
Tired of vague prophecies which can be interpreted in 1000 ways? You ask yourself how come no one brings a succinct prophecy which is clear and easy to understand? Well, then check this 1400 yr old prophecy out: ""If you see the black flags *, then remain on the ground and do not move a hand or a leg....
posted on Nov 23, 2014
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
In the countless research directed to the human origin, we all know the place Homo Neanderthalus takes. For a while evidence has shown that Neanderthalus is not a human subspecies but a different species. A new study done by SUNY Downstate Medical Center supports...
posted on Nov 22, 2014
General Chit Chat
We've all seen "when animals attack"... good show sometimes... Well this is "When Animals Photobomb!" I found a few of these on the net and got a good laugh at them so I had to share IF you happen to find any of these laying around feel free to add them to the stack Enjoy!! :)
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Political Mud-Pit
The GOP tea party philosophy of hatred, fear, greed, and selfishness is in full swing in the nation’s political landscape… They are fully reactionary and negative. They don’t have one positive plan to progress economically, the American people....
posted on Nov 24, 2014
Rant
I have recently been told on a few recent occasions not to stare or look at boobs. I have normal, natural, human male desires and refuse to bow to feministic pressure or political correctness. If you don't want me looking at them then don't present them like fresh ripe peaches...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
General Chit Chat
As the Op states I am an alcoholic, I have been for many years. I have given all the reasons under the sun to explain this. Stress, pressure of work/life ect. I just thought I would say this here before I take the plunge and say it out loud in the real world. I am not looking for sympathy...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
Rant
Most of the "Epic" threads on ATS were written by people that are now Mods. Now, I realize it makes sense to get the brightest Members as Mods. I just miss reading threads authored by these people. Why when people become Mods do they stop making threads ? Wrabbit is a perfect example...Becomes...
posted on Nov 24, 2014
Rant
Sometimes I just want to pull apart my labradors head with a claw hammer? I TOLD Mrs R NOT to give the rest of yesterdays Brussel sprouts to the dog??? AAARRGGGHHHHHHHH.... Kindest smelly respects Rodinus OMG... he has just boffed again.......
posted on Nov 23, 2014
Rant
1. " I think GMO's should be labeled " is NOT " I think science has no business in crops and could never be beneficial. " - I believe in labeling foods so us consumers know what we are buying, regardless if GMO have been proven good or bad - The NLBS talks about GMO being generally safe - I don't care if it's safe, I want...
posted on Nov 23, 2014
Political Mud-Pit
I say do it, the rich would not go homeless nor hungry! " America has been doing income taxes wrong for more than 50 years. All Americans, including the rich, would be better off if top tax rates went back to Eisenhower-era levels when the top federal income tax rate was 91 percent,...