posted on May 11, 2015
Given the increased in religiously-inspired rhetoric in the election season ramp-up, and the various pundits and politicians adamantly stating the US is a "Christian Nation," we decided to dig into this particularly sensitive pile of BS. Because to us, the BS seems rather intense that a nation could go from it's founding fathers sending threatening letters to early faith-based local governments, to Presidents and Senators claiming Christian Nation status. We find the origins of the claim, and it might all come down to the placement of a comma in an historic...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Space Exploration
From: "AN AUSTRALIAN scientist has discovered that giant, invisible, moving plasma tubes fill the skies above Earth. It’s a finding that was initially met with a considerable degree of scepticism within the field of astrophysics, but a University of Sydney undergraduate student Cleo Loi, 23, has proven that the phenomenon exists." < Time to learn something new! Link to her research paper in the article above.

posted on Jun 1, 2015
New World Order
There are some aspects of this NWO thing that are a bit more palatable than others. The price of food is not one of them. We need food to live. And obviously, we need healthy food to live well. I left the grocery store today so incensed,...
posted on Jun 1, 2015
US Political Madness
And we have this Admin yet again doing their best to circumvent our Rights and implement laws restricting the 2nd Amendment. So, this admin and the Progressives can't get take away gun rights via law, because the people don't want it. Instead it will try to do it in the typical...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Board Information
John Kiriakou, the newly freed CIA whistleblower, joins me to expose the agency’s use of torture, as well as other government lies in this episode of Off The Grid. Kiriakou is the only man to ever be imprisoned for the CIA’s use of torture, though...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Breaking Alternative News
" Just days after George Soros warned that World War 3 was imminent unless Washington backed down to China on IMF currency basket inclusion, the hacker collective CyberBerkut has exposed the billionaire as the real puppet-master behind the scenes in Ukraine. " Knowing Soros and...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Breaking Alternative News
" The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the U.S. carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology—all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned. The planes' surveillance...
posted on May 31, 2015
World War Three
"KIEV, Ukraine — Faked. Forged. Doctored. Photoshopped. That's what new analysis of publicly available satellite images, published Sunday by a team of independent digital sleuths, reveal Russia's Ministry of Defense did with satellite imagery presented in its official...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
The Gray Area
I now have a whole list of government alphabet agencies regularly visiting my website---and a major corporation with a weird tie-in. And they haven't come just once to take a look around---they come often. Here's what's...
posted on May 31, 2015
General Conspiracies
Just to clarify, I'm not saying America is the worst country in the world. Nor am I claiming that any or all other countries are better or worse in any way. Every country has their issues, and that's a fact. However, America and it's American people are very well known for their absolute love...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Aliens and UFOs
This is a simple question with a complex premise – a question that has, at various times, been proposed, hinted-at, and blatantly directed depending on the volatility of the subject matter on this esteemed forum. Specifically regarding Aliens and UFO subject matter: ...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Breaking Political News
Health Insurance companies are now requesting that premiums be raised across the board for individual health insurance plans in 2016, due to the increasing cost of medical care: "Higher-than-expected costs were the main reason behind the hike sought by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina,...
posted on May 30, 2015
Breaking Political News
"DEVELOPING: Beau Biden -- son of Vice President Joe Biden -- has died of brain cancer at 46, the White House confirmed in a statement Saturday.
"It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Breaking Political News
Looks like Congress has agreed on some kind of compromise on spying !!! More "restrictions" on phone records. Don't know the *real* details and mumbo-jumbo. Is it *really* a change for the better? Or is there something suspicious and hidden that may have been the goals afterall? "...
posted on Jun 1, 2015
Fragile Earth
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/at00np973y#general_summary 5.8 just hit off the Juan de Fuca plate. But it's not that so much as what I am seeing after it on live readings. The fault is remaining active, spewing out smaller quakes... We've been through this before......
posted on May 30, 2015
Fragile Earth
more to follow.. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/pt15150050#general_summary Yikes, that's huge... PTWC says no tsunami threat to Hawaii... But if that magnitude holds, that almost for sure will carry with it at least a small tsunami...
posted on May 31, 2015
Fragile Earth
The first operational deployment will be off the coast of Japan and South Korea. Floating debris such as plastic will be caught in the system, virtually posing no threat to aquatic life and a beginning point for clean up of our world's oceans. "The currents pull the...
posted on Jun 1, 2015
War On Terrorism
I can't believe I'm hearing this... Is the US secretly arming ISIS? It was just recently revealed that Iraq lost 2,300 US armored humvees to ISIS...Why are we spending so much money on arming the middle east when it just goes into the wrong hands, or maybe it's in...
posted on May 31, 2015
Other Current Events
John Kerry (71) was flown to Geneva University Hospital with suspected leg injuries after falling from his bike near Scionzier in the French Alps , Kerry is currently being evaluated and is said to be in a stable condition. "His spokesman John Kirby said: "Secretary Kerry...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Other Current Events
In a shock turn of events it has been announced that Charles Kennedy has been found dead at his home in Fort William , Scotland. No cause of death has been revealed by the police but in a statement they said it was not suspicious. Mr Kennedy lost his seat in the recent election...
posted on May 29, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
When you think of something, say a red balloon, where is that red balloon located? In the brain? If a doctor decides to dissect your brain to try and find this red balloon that you told him was in your brain, will he find a tiny red balloon inside of your gray matter? If not, then where is that balloon at? How can you "see" it if not with your...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
This is my story, I have wanted to talk about this for sometime but have been kind of scared to talk about it to anyone, but it bothers me and I want to know if anyone else has experienced this type of phenomenon. Please excuse any typos but it took a lot of emotion to write...
posted on May 31, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
I understand clothes are used to stay warm, and also for artistic expression, but I want to look deeper into the concept of wearing clothes. Why is it unlawful to not wear clothes in public? What are we so ashamed of? Regardless of your beliefs, consider the following: "And Jehovah God calleth unto the man, and saith to him, `Where [art] thou?'...
posted on May 29, 2015
Members
Seventy (70!) counties in Texas have now been declared in a state of disaster. Things have the potential to get worse, and it is by no means over. So sorry guys. I hope you are all staying safe, and please know you have the thoughts and prayers (in some cases) from your friends here at ATS. A hard time hit my state once, (tornado) and it can take several...
posted on May 29, 2015
Political Mud-Pit
Ok so many of you have read the thread title and are probably already extremely mad at me, but bare with me. I have a point here. First off, let me explain why I am writing this thread. Certain people have recently questioned my political affiliations in various threads that brush along political lines,...
posted on May 30, 2015
People
"A group of tourists spent hours Saturday night looking for a missing woman near Iceland's Eldgja canyon, only to find her among the search party... ...the search was called off at about 3 a.m., when it became clear the missing woman was, in fact, accounted for and searching...
posted on Jun 1, 2015
Political Mud-Pit
Have you ever tried to give somebody a high five. Only to have them leave you hanging ? Rand Paul knows what it feels like. It appears our Liberty is a joke and we are being paranoid. First they got caught collecting everything off a couple warrants....
posted on May 30, 2015
Breaking General News
" PENNSAUKEN, NJ - A photos shows two windows of a black Honda SUV smashed out with a hose through the vehicle. Firefighters say that it was illegally parked in front of a hydrant " This is funny. She came home at 4:15 and there was a stranger on the street so...
posted on May 31, 2015
Religion, Faith, And Theology
"Carla Briscoe was “in shock” when the all-male players of a rival high school soccer team raised concerns about playing against members of the opposite sex. The rival team, from a private Islamic high school, raised the issue during a half-time...
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Video Games
http://fallout.bethsoft.com/ Yay wastelanders, time to mini nuke some town :lol:
posted on Jun 2, 2015
Rant
My adorable 15yo step-daughter had lived with us for four years and she has a long history of significant behavioral issues. She used to throw the temper tantrums from hell. She would run out into traffic. she has smashed windows, broken furniture, punched holes in walls, physically assaulted both her mother and myself. On occasion she has threatened us with knives...