posted on Mar 5, 2015
In this episode of Truth in Media, Ben Swann explores the origin of ISIS that has already been long forgotten by American media. Swann takes on the central issue of whether or not ISIS was created by "inaction" by the United States government or by "direct" action. “The name ISIS is one that every American knows,” Swann said “The biggest threat to our national security since Al-Qaeda, right? They are a brutal, savage group known for public beheadings and mass executions. They are the face of the new war on terror.” Swann pointed out that while the U.S. Military is currently conducting airstrikes in Syria,...
posted on Mar 6, 2015
Space Exploration
Exciting times! Probable implausible? Only if Drake was a quackmatican... This thread is dedicated to the Passing of Leonard Nimoy, thanks George Takei for sharing this with me :) Sabai! NASA has discovered another Earth-like planet orbiting a nearby star within the habitable zone using the Kepler Space Telescope. Labeled as Kepler-186f, it is about 500 light-years away from us in the Cygnus constellation. Yes, 500 light years... but if we but those silly swords away and realize the plow shear perhaps not so distant in such a fertile field, when our billions...

posted on Mar 4, 2015
Origins and Creationism
This discovery seems to be blowing up all my nerdy science sites, so I thought I would share it with you and see what your thoughts were. I, myself, find it very intriguing. "Researchers working in Ethiopia have unearthed the oldest human fossil ever, and the discovery could...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
War On Terrorism
Recently, Portuguese National Tv, published a 26 minutes with Bashar al-Assad. The interview was consistent with other reports that lately point out the cause of the instability in Middle East, focusing on ISIS, in particular at Syria,...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
Fragile Earth
I remember this as a child. Years and years of "there is an ice age coming" Then "climate change" silence for years Followed by "global warming" When scientists contradict each other within an easily remembered short period of time with their alarmism. I just can't buy the...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
Breaking Political News
Hillary Clinton's aides publicly stated that while she was Secretary of State, Clinton only used hdr22@clintonemail.com. It's been widely accepted that hdr represents Hillary Diane Rodham, but the significance of the number 22 has remained speculative until now. Apparently,...
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Breaking Alternative News
So google plans to add an algorithm that ranks websites according to the veracity of information provided. In theory it sounds good, in practice however it could mean that google will be told what the truth is and what not, so anything that is not in line with the mainstream media (Reuters AP) and therefore given a low ranking...
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Breaking Political News
In doing Internet research for my other thread ...I came across an old and obscure article making reference to Eric Hotehem, the mystery person connected to Hillary Clinton's personal server and email accounts. In current press accounts from the past couple of days, only a couple of enigmatic...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
US Political Madness
First off, please don't make this a partisan issue. Please don't say "but Bush..blah blah blah". This, to me, is major, dangerous, and makes me fume. It is not a left/right issue. Just by posting this rant, I feel vulnerable because these people truly do feel that the ends...
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Deconstructing Disinformation
"Legalising medical marijuana in Utah could lead to absent-minded rabbits and other animals who don’t feel their natural instincts, a special agent for the DEA has warned the state." Here it is folks. We can hide our heads in the sand and pretend this isn't...
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Aliens and UFOs
Apologies if already posted, but I did not see it anywhere. I usually dump all over these things, but this one at least *looks* interesting. Artifact? Hoax? Mis-identification? What do you think? "Prolific UFO hunter Streetcap1 claims he has detected in a recent...
posted on Mar 3, 2015
Breaking Political News
I'll be honest, I watched the entire speech, and found it to be extremely powerful. I know many here will attack this speech...and that is their prerogative, but, in the end, I think the Prime Minister made his case... and I believe it will definitely effect the national debate....
posted on Mar 6, 2015
Breaking Political News
I came across this article and all I can say is that if this is true, I guess they are all getting ready to bail out seeing the writing on the wall. They have done some very unpopular things lately. When people protest now,they get beat up,their pensions and wages have been cut in half,they...
posted on Mar 6, 2015
Breaking Political News
"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. federal authorities are set to bring criminal charges against New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, CNN reported on Friday. Menendez allegedly used his Senate office to push the business interests of a Democratic donor...
posted on Mar 6, 2015
Space Exploration
Dawn arrives at Ceres today March 6, 2015. The wait is finally over, ATS! " NASA's Dawn spacecraft will enter the orbit of an alien world on Friday. In the weeks leading up to the historic event, Dawn has been sending back intriguing photos of the dwarf planet Ceres. Located in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter,...
posted on Mar 2, 2015
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
In this case we have a little girl in Ontario that came down with symptoms of Measles. Shock, horror. In 1960 there were an estimated 3.5 million cases and 1:100000 died. But I digress. The point is, how did she get it? According...
posted on Mar 2, 2015
Science & Technology
I always get fascinated by the fact that we might be living within this multiverse and that we are on many places at same time.After I read this new technology to capture images of light being in two different elements at the same time. I beginning to think that the holographic...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
Other Current Events
Not sure what to make of it yet. Doing some digging.. if so that is some pretty meh news.
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Other Current Events
"Bank of Canada executives have urged Star Trek fans to stop a campaign to deface currency as a tribute to late actor Leonard Nimoy." "Bank of Canada spokeswoman, Josianne Menard, has confirmed the stunt is not illegal, but she urges Spock fans to stop. " She goes on to say...
posted on Mar 3, 2015
Middle East Issues
A. how do you answer when the HAMAS CHARTER calls for the destruction of Israel B. how do you answer when the leader of Hezbollah which is endorsed and has representatives in the Iranian government and Iranian ayatollah circle said `` if all the jews gather in Israel it will save us having to go around the world...
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
Or perhaps that should be re-discovered, but anyway archaeologists have been excavating at the supposed site. "Archaeologists working in Nazareth — Jesus' hometown — in modern-day Israel have identified a house dating to the first century that was regarded as the place where Jesus was brought up by Mary and Joseph. Dr Dark, a specialist in...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
Conspiracies in Religions
" Meanwhile in the U.S., Franklin Graham, son of iconic evangelist Billy Graham, is finding a massive response among American Christians with the announcement that ISIS has triggered biblical Armageddon and the triumph of Christianity. One of his Facebook posts on the matter has already received nearly...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
"With 31 years of data from more than 475,000 participants, a new study published in the journal supports the widely held belief that men are more narcissistic than women." 31 years of data? 475,000 participants? You have my attention! Whatever preconceived notion you may hold about...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
Origins and Creationism
I love the fact that we were not the first hominids walking about planet earth. I find it amazing that we Homo sapiens sapiens once walked around with a few types of hominid at the same time. Plus the fact that we have found a new hominid recently which adds more to our family. Neanderthal. Lived 30,000-250,000...
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Paranormal Studies
Although I do believe that paranormal/supernatural 'things' do happen, I could easily be a scoffing skeptic - because I've never experienced anything that didn't have a perfectly good explanation and as well, have never personally known anyone who experienced anything 'woo'... ...Anyway,...
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Predictions & Prophecies
I know ATS people will find this interesting, religious or not, a few have already figured some of this out without the bible, they just see it coming. The link gives it full size because it's hard to read otherwise. Even if you don't believe it, I still think it's interesting. You can...
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Rant
Yes, we all have to tolerate each other and each others quirks, but there is no getting away from the fact that lots of things that other people do can be irritating. That's just the way life is. This is my 'UGH!!" list. Feel free to add your own 'UGH!!" list. :) - People spitting in public. GAG! - People biting their nails in front of others. GROSS. - Stupid...
posted on Mar 2, 2015
General Chit Chat
Hello chatters… Our continued problems with our "chat vendor" has come to a head, and I've removed the chat link from the menu, and disabled the chat service. Their customer service is horrible, after more than a week of downtime a few months back (with no response from support during the downtime) they have turned off our one-year subscription with...
posted on Mar 3, 2015
Folk Tales & Urban Legends
(I put this in Folk Tales and Legends forum because there is a bit of myth surrounding these guys, they did unfortunately exist.) I love history of all kinds. Military history, World history, Ancient history, etc is all fascinating to me. I just finished reading a few books on Jesse and Frank...
posted on Mar 3, 2015
General Chit Chat
Martin Le-May an amateur photographer from Essex captured the image yesterday , wildlife experts believe the weasel must have attacked the woodpecker while it was on the ground , the bird took flight in an attempt to escape taking the no doubt terrified weasel with it. "He said: "I heard...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
Rant
I felt it very important to write this. Now i need to get one thing very clear. The idea of nazi thugs or bnp skinheads marching down the road on a saturday afternoon drinking cans of beer shouting we hate muslims, is the kind of thing i am strongly against. So let me get that out of the way....
posted on Mar 6, 2015
Rant
I'm so damn angry... I'm also really happy, overjoyed, but reaaaalllyyy #ing aaannngggrrryyyy!!! & heartbroken!!! So damn heartbroken!!! This story... Which has a happy ending... Such a happy ending, real justice prevailing type...
posted on Mar 5, 2015
Rant
I'm getting tired of people accusing fundamentalist Muslims of not having evolved out of the Dark Ages. It isn't true. First off, the Dark Ages are a derogatory name coined during the Renaissance because those egotistical people thought they were smarter and better than the people living before them....
posted on Mar 4, 2015
Members
Yeppers, the Official Czar of Coffee (if you don't know what that is, take a look back in the threads sometime, it's hilarious, we had an election here a few years ago I lost, but was appointed to the cabinet, but I digress) is getting married (again) I swore on a stack after my husband died I would never ever ever ever get married again, but...