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 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, so pissed off that I am living through a time in world history where I am enslaved to a bunch of psychopaths and that their mandates have begun to affect my life in very serious ways. Food prices remained stable for a long time in our modern history. You could feed a family of 5 in the...

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 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 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 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 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
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
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 May 30, 2015
General Conspiracies
Walmart has hired some weird plumbers.... I'm not 100% sure if this one is on the recently closed for "plumbing repairs" but strange either way. Protecting copper in air conditioner units can't be the reason. Thoughts ATS?
posted on May 30, 2015
Weaponry
http://www.sageblades.com/currently-for-sale/ While I was browsing the internet, I ran across one of my favorite things....edged weapons. Now, I shave with a straight razor and the one I found is one that I would give my eye teeth for. The handle is ancient mammoth ivory! { drool drool } All these are hand made, one of a kind.....I think pieces of...
posted on May 29, 2015
Political Issues
Lately there has been a push to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. We've all seen the demonstrations on television for this. At these demonstrations there has been a heavy union presence. If laws increasing the minimum wage...
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 May 29, 2015
Political Issues
According to this article it looks like the most affordable place to rent a 2 bedroom unit by your lonesome is Arkansas. In my home state a wage of $19.89 is needed. Measured in full time employment of course.
I'm not sure how they came up with their numbers. They obviously have a liberal...
posted on Jun 1, 2015
Space Exploration
Saturn has a whole variety of moons, many of which look very different, and all look beautiful. Cassini spacecraft has been snapping some great views of those moons, giving us a very close look at that system. I've been trawling the for moon images that were taken through red, green, and blue filters, because that allows to combine them into a true-colour...
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 30, 2015
Global Meltdown
A report issued by the (which they do every year), shows the hourly minimum wage required to be able to afford a 2-br RENTAL in every state of the union. My state is 35th. For my county, the wage is $17.13. And my county is considered to be "the poor people" by the snooty suburbans....
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 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 May 29, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
It is an interesting question no? They call it "Hypersexuality" and it may be the last frontier in bipolar disorder research. " Bipolar Disorder Even now, despite everything that has been learned about the illness, it’s hard to put a finger on how big a problem it really is. The research is limited....
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 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 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 May 28, 2015
Movies
Everything you've always wanted to see in a movie. 30mins long. Made available for free on youtube by the creators. Enjoy.
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 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 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 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...