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 May 28, 2015
Fragile Earth
Now you have! First time for me honestly.... Pretty cool :)

posted on May 28, 2015
Space Exploration
New Horizons is just so AWESOME!!! Hurtling towards Pluto at 750,000 miles per day (!!!), it is officially sending back the best and clearest photos of Pluto anyone on Earth has ever seen. And they are just going to keep getting better! What will we see towards the end of June when these pics become an estimated 5,000(!!!)...
posted on May 28, 2015
Science & Technology
Hello again ATS. Machines... With a handful of exceptions, what we think of as machinery is largely comprised of devices created within the last two hundred and fifty years, since the forever changed the landscape of not just our planet, but the very nature of what it means to be human and the experience inherent in that act. ...
posted on May 29, 2015
Board Information
Key sections of the Patriot Act are set to expire in June. So this week on Off the Grid, I discuss all of the ways that the NSA is violating our Fourth Amendment rights by using it as a loophole. [OTG]0_36jmm5f9umdc[/OTG] Will you support the Surveillance State Repeal Act and protect your 4th Amendment rights?...
posted on May 27, 2015
World War Three
This is a report from Reuters. Spring is the traditional time for offensives. If anybody thinks the troubles in Ukraine are over think again. I've been saying this over and over but it looks like a long hot summer everywhere!!! "Many of the vehicles have number plates...
posted on May 27, 2015
World War Three
Hi Everyone, I came across this today and would like your thoughts on what it is exactly. Very little ( if any ) information on the web about this.
"With two Israeli planes downed this week, fresh Saudi markings painted on them, and a...
posted on May 27, 2015
Breaking Alternative News
" The Pentagon revealed Wednesday that "live anthrax" was shipped, apparently by accident, from a lab in Utah to nine other states. Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren assured that "there are no risks to the public" and said an investigation is under way. But a defense...
posted on May 27, 2015
General Conspiracies
I stumbled upon this material that adds up to the myriad of the claims about pharmaceuticals, research about cancer etc that are a fraud. The read is a bit long but very interesting and educative. "“Everyone...
posted on May 26, 2015
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
Just when you thought the USA school system couldn't sink any lower. Unacceptable on every level. Because a few kids didn't have $10 to pay for a school carnival the principal gathered them up, and put them in an auditorium while the other kids laughed, played and had fun. It's a heart-breaking...
posted on May 27, 2015
ATS Skunk Works
You know what CIA and NSA do -other than spying - they read news all day. Open source information gathering, Well that is what I do, just without all those fancy computer algorithms and 100 billion in budget. I read ATS and many other alternative news sites and complete my own jigsaw...
posted on May 26, 2015
Political Ideology
Greetings, everyone... With all the discord and hatred and mudslinging going on in our world today, I decided to do some indepth research. I had, of course, heard of her - but I did not know what exactly she thought and taught. I know that many members here are fans of hers, and in my awareness they (you)...
posted on May 28, 2015
Regional Politics
Should the UK Remain a member of the European Union? YES or No? Hi Everyone, As I’m sure you are now all aware, the state opening of parliament happened on Wednesday 27th May and part of the Queens speech, outlining the goverments intentions was to introduce legislation that paves the way for a referendum on whether the UK remains...
posted on May 27, 2015
Breaking Political News
Here is a disturbing article I just came across on Fox News, linked from National Review. "How taxing organic products could save California's water shortage" A couple quotes from the article... "California is currently experiencing its fourth year of extreme...
posted on May 28, 2015
Science & Technology
This is funny. According to the source there is no body of drinkable water that is not "contaminated" by dinosaur's pee. Which in turn we drink it. Sometimes is better not to know things. lol "Every time you drink down a glass of water in big, thirsty gulps, remember this. Almost...
posted on May 26, 2015
Science & Technology
Ok....so I am talking to some of the younger guys at my office the other day and it was a really odd conversation. Bands they knew and places they went and whatnot. Well, this has happened before to me, but with a much younger person, around 15 or so I think. These guys are in their early to...
posted on May 29, 2015
Fragile Earth
Fairly big one for Alaska It's an active zone , but they aren't usually this big EDITED FOR NEW INFO IN MY POST BELOW, Has been UPDATED TO 7.0 Globe with Earthquake Location M6.8 - ALASKA PENINSULA Preliminary Earthquake Report Magnitude 6.8 Date-Time 29 May 2015 07:00:08 UTC 28 May 2015 21:00:08 near...
posted on May 28, 2015
Middle East Issues
An extension of a previous deal, signed between Israel and US in 2007, where Israel receives $3 billion a year from US, is now being up scaled to $4.2-$4.5 billion a year until 2028. According to the source, the deal is to counter Iran threat and oil-rich Middle East states that have been re-arming....
posted on May 27, 2015
Other Current Events
This is the full headline, sine the title doesn't have enough room! I'm not quite sure which part irks me more... That it parked into the journalists but didn't cause any real damage to them (damn paparazzi!), or that you have to specifically buy the module so you don't run into humans! Why would...
posted on May 27, 2015
Middle East Issues
"Hamas forces in the Gaza Strip committed serious human rights abuses including abductions, torture and extra-judicial killings of Palestinian civilians in 2014, a new report says." "It is absolutely appalling that, while Israeli forces were inflicting massive death and destruction...
posted on May 27, 2015
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
Not still alive, but the Kiffians of the Sahara dating back some 10,000 years ago were a very tall people with heights of 6' 8" common for both male and female, they appear to have been a Caucasian people from North Africa, when conditions changed and the region became arid they appear to have left "Approximately two hundred...
posted on May 27, 2015
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
the author leaks a supposedly official document from the National Archives restricting access to an archeological site in New Zealand until the year 2063. Does New Zealand Government Departments attempt to withhold archaeological information from the public for a period of 75 years? And if so, then why? What did the Waipoua Forest Archaeological...
posted on May 27, 2015
Predictions & Prophecies
Here is some fresh doom porn, and it is scheduled to come down tomorrow! Article in the UK Express News says we are in for trouble tomorrow in the US! "The clip which first appeared on YouTube and has been shared across social media sites...
posted on May 27, 2015
Paranormal Studies
"Automatic writing or psychography is an alleged psychic ability allowing a person to produce written words without consciously writing. The words are claimed to arise from a subconscious, spiritual or supernatural source." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_writing Now you are here...
posted on May 27, 2015
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
I have a particularly fondness for discoveries of the oldest known anything. In this case, what researchers might have found is the oldest evidence of a homicide. From : "The archeological site, Sima de los Huesos in northern Spain, is located deep within an underground cave...
posted on May 26, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
I'm a puppet I know it. I'm very bored right now and want to try to share with you the weird stuff happening to me that is making me wonder... I'm just gonna type this all out as it flows into my mind so sorry for the poor format. I am surrouned by coincidences in my life constantly now. Today I made a facebook account and...
posted on May 27, 2015
Members
Just wanted to know how many others that post/visit here feel like something of a misfit? I've made a couple attempts at befriending people here but nothing ever really stuck. And although I'm a member and long time spectator here for certain "fringey" reasons, I find I don't have much in common with the core group of regular posters here. I find myself starring...
posted on May 25, 2015
General Chit Chat
This Memorial Day, I wish you all the best. Pause, reflect, then nut up and get back in the saddle gents (and ladies). Pour a little out for the departed. For some, this weekend and day will always be about more than beaches beer and barbecue. No great message here. This day is often hard for some of us. It's not about veterans, but those...
posted on May 25, 2015
General Chit Chat
A really interesting article in Scientific America and something we've all experienced here on ats I'm sure. "These days, online comments "are extraordinarily aggressive, without resolving anything," said Art Markman, a professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. "At the end of it you can't possibly...
posted on May 25, 2015
Political Mud-Pit
" And I want to be very clear: Every city ordinance, every ballot measure, every law on the books in this country –- that is your concern. " I am so tired of the Obamas try to re-shape this country into a place where minorities and special interest group opinion replaces that of...
posted on May 28, 2015
Religion, Faith, And Theology
"The leaders of an Orthodox Jewish sect in north London have reportedly declared that women should not be allowed to drive in a letter sent out to the community. Rabbis from the Belz Hasidic sect in Stamford Hill have said women driving cars contravenes...
posted on May 25, 2015
Members
Not sure if I'm allowed to do this. Anyway thought it might be interesting to find out how many ATS Members have had Military experience or currently in the military. From any country of course! I'll start and see how this goes. 1st Cavalry C-1-12 69-71 Vietnam Squad Leader USA
posted on May 26, 2015
General Chit Chat
I often find myself clicking on your usernames to find out what we have in common or what topics interest you, your introductions.. Than I come across little bits and pieces that I would have never expected to hear from you.. so it is all assumptions and more assumptions.. I am surprised and intrigued further by all but it is too much information...
posted on May 27, 2015
Political Mud-Pit
Yes, that's right, please stop blaming Obama because it is not his fault, his policies or his agenda that he promotes, it is the agenda of those that own him! I am certain that if I had $300M to hand out to this sellout clown I could have him whistling Dixie while riding a unicycle wearing a G-string and a smile. That...