posted on Jul 30, 2015
US Political Madness
" "If you want our respect, earn it, because right now all you have is our resentment." " "“The day of the attack, you delivered a statement. You didn’t even have the decency to stand up,” he said. The Marine then ticked off a list of shootings or deaths that Obama did stand up for while he spoke to the nation, including the Charleston shooting, the Boston bombings, the Baltimore riots, Michael Brown’s death, and the Washington Naval Yard shooting. He even stood up when singer Whitney Houston passed. Rather...
posted on Jul 30, 2015
Global Meltdown
"Wealth doesn't trickle down – it just floods offshore, research reveals " "The world's super-rich have taken advantage of lax tax rules to siphon off at least $21 trillion, and possibly as much as $32tn, from their home countries and hide it abroad – a sum larger than the entire American economy." ""These estimates reveal a staggering failure," says John Christensen of the Tax Justice Network. "Inequality is much, much worse than official statistics show, but politicians are still relying on trickle-down to transfer wealth to poorer...

posted on Jul 29, 2015
Science & Technology
This is why when people claim things are IMPOSSIBLE TODAY it might not be IMPOSSIBLE TOMORROW. The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed "Interplanetary travel could be a step closer...
posted on Jul 29, 2015
Deconstructing Disinformation
I've had to address this topic in several threads and, with election season upon us, I've seen the same old myths being thrown around about guns. I'd like to clarify a few things for the less-informed among the ATS membership. 1) The "Gun Show Loophole." What is it? -The Gun Show Loophole is the supposed ability...
posted on Jul 30, 2015
Board Information
In this all-new Off the Grid, I discuss why it’s time to release Chelsea Manning. The transgender whistleblower formerly in the army as Private Bradley Manning, received a 35-year prison sentence for releasing hundreds of thousands of documents to WikiLeaks in 2010. The documents revealed...
posted on Jul 29, 2015
Breaking Alternative News
" LOS ANGELES – A temporary restraining order has been issued preventing an anti-abortion group from releasing any video of leaders of a California company that provides fetal tissue to researchers. The group is the same one that previously shot viral covert video of a Planned Parenthood...
posted on Jul 28, 2015
Breaking Political News
Okay, this disturbing video has been out there all day, like a severed finger floating in the punch bowl. I admit, I was exhausted just thinking about posting this thread on ATS; waiting all day for someone else to put up the story,...
posted on Jul 28, 2015
Breaking Alternative News
" “We are providing the video to show that Sandra Bland was alive and well in the Waller County Jail up to Monday morning,” Waller County Judge Trey Duhon told reporters at an afternoon news conference in Hempstead, Texas. “Not only was she alive and...
posted on Jul 29, 2015
US Political Madness
WARNING WARNING WARNING***ADULT LANGUAGE INSIDE***WARNING WARNING WARNING "3% of all Planned Parenthood’s activities are abortions, and more than 90% of those are in the first trimester when it’s about size of a kidney bean, so they do see some pieces of fetal...
posted on Jul 28, 2015
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
Before I even begin... Yes, I was an Eagle Scout. I do know what flying the US Flag upside down means. It is a distress signal, and it applies here. Hello again ATS, From the realms of both "God my own state embarrasses me" and "This is real???" comes...
posted on Jul 30, 2015
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
Now a 4th video is making the rounds and might go viral. This one claims a Planned Parenthood official is "talking" about how to circumvent laws and such. Can anybody confirm anything? Maybe this is another "edited" compilation. Somebody sure...
posted on Jul 30, 2015
Breaking Political News
"Washington (CNN)Planned Parenthood's website went down Wednesday afternoon in what the nonprofit health services organization called "an attack by extremists." The hack comes in the wake of the publication of several undercover videos by anti-abortion activists seemingly showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale...
posted on Jul 28, 2015
Breaking Political News
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/07/28/house-lawmaker-files-motion-to-oust-boehner/?intcmp=hpbt1 I know it's FOX NEWS, but this is big news folks. A REPUBLICAN has filed a motion to have a Speaker from his...
posted on Jul 27, 2015
Political Issues
I found the premise of this article to be quite fascinating. Even if you don't like where the article came from, it has some legitimate thoughts in the opinion piece. " Wouldn’t the my-body-my-choice motto that abortion activists...
posted on Jul 29, 2015
Space Exploration
http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/cassini/unusual-red-arcs-spotted-on-icy-saturn-moon " Like graffiti sprayed by an unknown artist, unexplained arc-shaped, reddish streaks are visible on the surface of Saturn's icy moon Tethys in new, enhanced-color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The red arcs are narrow,...
posted on Jul 26, 2015
Science & Technology
The Universe and all its wonders will never cease to amaze... This has me thinking if the Universe is by design? "Take the orbits of any two planets and draw a line between the two planet positions every few days. Because...
posted on Jul 27, 2015
Fragile Earth
In 2007, thanks to a Freedom of Information request, it came to light that fossil fuel companies had hired Wei-Hock "Willie" Soon, among other climate change deniers, to author studies (now discredited), denying human-caused climate change, saying that the...
posted on Jul 29, 2015
Other Current Events
Think this just hit the wire. Looks like people on Reunion Island may have found a flaperon (flap) and it may be from a 777 aircraft. I don't think anything is confirmed yet but "sources" are saying local authorities believe it be a match for aircraft type. The island is located off the east coast of...
posted on Jul 28, 2015
Other Current Events
This story bothers me, as a species why do we allow this sport killing, not to eat, but for the pure thrill of the kill. I know there are much worse things happening to humans in the world all the time but the morality of this, is very questionable, debate away.
posted on Jul 29, 2015
Other Current Events
So this article got my attention because (just being honest) if it were anybody else this stop would've been totally good. An officer observed a vehicle straddling lanes (an infraction in both places I've worked) and spun around to effect a traffic stop. The officer states once he approached the vehicle...
posted on Jul 27, 2015
Conspiracies in Religions
I dare you to argue this point with me. Who in their right mind could? G-old, O-il, D-iamonds, Our value system is completely screwed up when we place more emphasis on an accumulation of fake monetary constructs that are supposed to define our worth. My higher power, the source of all, is sadly...
posted on Jul 27, 2015
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
A research team at Brigham Young University conducted some x-rays on an Egyptian Mummy, and were surprised to find an advanced surgical implant in the mummy's knee joint. " Professor of Ancient Studies, C. Wilfred Griggs, initially assumed the device was simply added to the mummy in...
posted on Jul 28, 2015
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
There are other less considered astral alignments or projections of the Great Pyramid that can be considered other than the star shafts themselves, but taking those as evidence of interest in such activities we can deduce further possible projections such as the angle of the ascending shaft.
This projects...
posted on Jul 30, 2015
Paranormal Studies
i am using the origional source headline : the TL : DR synopsis is : a young lady has impressed an audience by " reading with her 3rd eye " while blindfolded . this may look impressive - but FFS this is the 21st century and the first thing i would have done...
posted on Jul 29, 2015
Origins and Creationism
These are all to common seemingly, quite a few out of place footprints and other things turn up where science (or scientists who think they are science today) dont think they should. How can this modern footprint be located in the Permian strata,its in 290 million year old strata...supposedly Its modern and its there. "...
posted on Jul 27, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
Here is another test I was given in a psychology class a few years back, similar to the first test I posted last year. Just like with the other one, post your answers and I will PM you the meanings (so as not to spoil it for others). Have pen and paper handy and don’t think, just imagine the scenes and write down the first thing you...
posted on Jul 26, 2015
Political Mud-Pit
Over the past week, I've read some comments on this site, and a few others, in which the person posting would attempt to validate their arguments by referring to the number of stars, flags, or in the case of other sites, the number of "thumbs-ups" they received on their post. Of course this is nothing new to the internet, but the...
posted on Jul 28, 2015
Rant
Scum of the earth. I get that people hunt for food and I respect that but this guy Walter Palmer of Minnesota went out to bag him a Lion which happened to be called Cecil who lived in the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe was lured by the Dentists guides half a mile outside the reservation so he could kill it with a bow and arrow. Cecil didn't die until the...
posted on Jul 29, 2015
Rant
Hi, I put this in the rant forum, because for quite some time now, I have been dumbfounded and increasingly frustrated that there are actually people out there who believe that being gay is a choice, or even worse, an illness! First off I know there is probably a million threads already to discuss...
posted on Jul 29, 2015
Political Mud-Pit
Smoke 'em while you've got 'em: Chris Christie vows to end Colorado's pot party if elected president http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/marijuana/smoke-em-while-youve-got-em-chris-christie-vows-to-end-colorados-pot-party-if-elected-presid ent...
posted on Jul 30, 2015
Rant
I'm not sure if I like it here anymore... So okay - LGBT Rights Approx. 3.4% of Americans identify as LGBT. 13 out of 400 million in the USA. This is compared to 160 million women, 60 million Hispanics, and 50 million African Americans. Not only is it immoral to deny those that identify as LGBT the same rights as everyone else, it is...
posted on Jul 30, 2015
Political Mud-Pit
with the vitriol going on about President Obama. I'm just so pissed off at the horrid, appalling things people say about him. I remember when GW Bush was President. I didn't really like him or his views. But I NEVER would have gone about saying ridiculous things such as: "he's the antichrist", "he's a crook", "he's not a citizen", that kind of...
posted on Jul 27, 2015
General Chit Chat
My brother called me this morning and asked if I was sitting down. I wasn't. There's no place to sit where the phone is. Anywho, it turns out that his wife is pregnant. WHOOHOOO!!!!!! I'm going to be an uncle. That really made my day.
posted on Jul 30, 2015
Relationships
Greetings fellow members. I am having some issues, and need to gain insight. I should explain that I am comfortable in my skin, and am capable of enjoying my own company, which is just as well. Some of you may be aware, that when...