posted on Aug 28, 2015
Posse Comitatus
"(ANTIMEDIA) Bolivia — After the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) was kicked out of Bolivia, the country was able to drastically reduce the amount of coca (cocaine) produced within its borders. According to data released by the United Nations, cocaine production in the country declined by 11% in the past year, marking the fourth year in a row of steady decrease. It was just seven years ago that the DEA left Bolivia — and only three years after that, progress was finally made. The strategy employed by the Bolivian government may be a surprise to many prohibitionists...
posted on Aug 28, 2015
2016 US Elections
Trump to simplify Tax Code no more need to use HR Block. Trump to shift taxes toward rich, reduced for poor! On Morning Joe this Morning Trump indicated that he will simplify tax code so middle class don't need someone to file taxes (put HAR Block out of business) for them and he will decrease taxes on middle class while making Corporations, Other Countries conducting business here and Wall Street people pay their fair share. No longer will hedge fund managers pay less tax than their secretary or janitor! If...

posted on Aug 27, 2015
General Conspiracies
So while the stock market bounced a little, the wildfires that's burning out of control in some northern state and who knows what else that holds your attention fast... Oh yeah, the hostage, cop killing, reporter killing situations going on at the moment... Something else is going on that no one seems...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
Other Current Events
Iain Duncan Smith has begrudgingly released figures relating to the number of people who have died, soon after being found fit for work by the DWP. This comes on the back of an online petition, which had been signed by over 250,000...
posted on Aug 28, 2015
Board Information
On this week’s Off the Grid, I react to Republican Presidential contender, Scott Walker’s punitive anti-abortion bill that makes no exceptions for victims of rape or incest, and on Walker’s move to cut $250 million from...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
2016 US Elections
I'm going to start off by saying that I don't enjoy talking about Trump because he seems to revel in any attention and talking about him gives him attention, but I've been reading online some cold hard facts about what Trump is doing to the Republican party. This is pretty interesting and...
posted on Aug 26, 2015
Breaking Alternative News
" During a live news update, WDBJ general manager Jeff Marks reported that reporter Alison Parker, 24, and photographer Adam Ward, 27, died shortly after 6:45 a.m., according to Roanoke.com. Parker was a graduate of James Madison University and...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
Breaking Political News
This could be posted in any number of forums, 'fragile earth', 'meltdown' - really economics I guess, social unrest even but I decided upon political because, frankly, anything having to do with groups of people and their disputes is politics by definition. ...
posted on Aug 28, 2015
Aliens and UFOs
I don't know if there is any sense to this theory, but it's been playing on the mind for a few weeks. The new and increasing use of cremation in the west, combined with the emergence of the ufo phenomenon. Cremation as we know it today was not legal...
posted on Aug 26, 2015
Aliens and UFOs
Unusually, I’ll start by explaining what this thread is NOT about. This thread is NOT about conclusions reached in relation to the content of the video discussed below. It does NOT seek or invite debate as to the UFO/UAP/bird(s)/balloon(s)...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
General Conspiracies
Crimes against the environment? Check! Crimes against humanity? Check! Crimes against your rights? Check! If you're like me, you have daydreamed at some point about having a big beautiful house, the coolest sports cars, a big pool, your own clean water producing well... and free electricity! If...
posted on Aug 25, 2015
Politicians & People
Seems Trump just can't keep from attacking FOX news host Megyn Kelly. She returned to work yesterday and Trump took to his Twitter page to insult her totally unprovoked. " On Monday night, Donald Trump took to Twitter to tell the world how much he dislikes Fox News host Megyn Kelly (yet again.) "I liked...
posted on Aug 26, 2015
Politicians & People
A Philly reporter was interviewing President Obama today and of course the topic turned to the shooting deaths of two Virginia news crew members.
Obama took the opportunity to say incidents like these break his heart and gun violence...
posted on Aug 25, 2015
Breaking Political News
You read the headline correctly. A Ferguson judge has withdrawn all arrest warrants issued before 2015! This is a huge new development, though it's not as good as it seems. According to the article, "all defendants will be given new...
posted on Aug 28, 2015
Science & Technology
Until now colour of feathered dinosaurs species, such as Archaeopteryx, varied greatly depending on the author - and/or the artist's mood. And if you were to ask two scientists about the colour of such dinosaurs, you would have get two different answers. To be fair, until now it...
posted on Aug 26, 2015
Space Exploration
The Dawn spacecraft has returned some of the highest-resolution images of the surface of Ceres yet, and it seems the closer look we get, the more mysteries we find. I'm genuinely at a loss on this one, guys. That is definitely the oddest thing I've ever seen in space. This shiny...
posted on Aug 25, 2015
Space Exploration
Hi again. I came across the following story today on the site of Scientific American and felt it would be of interest to ATS. Its subject is searching for extraterrestrial intelligence, not by looking for radio messages or their version of television but by looking for the effect of...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
Other Current Events
Remember the "original, full-length" video that accompanied the first Planned Parenthood release? Seems it wasn't "full-length" after all. In fact, 30 minutes were missing from it. Not only that, the "transcript" that accompanied...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
Other Current Events
" Officials in Georgia say a third-grader who accidentally shot a classmate at school found the weapon while exploring his family's kitchen. Richmond County Department of School Safety Chief Alfonzo Williams said in a statement the boy was looking around his house for a...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
Other Current Events
And that's just who were counted we can but guess to the true figure , the Office for National Statistics has said that in 2014 13% of people living in the UK were born abroad. With the influx into Europe of tens of thousands of economic migrants the figure will no doubt rise year on year for...
posted on Aug 26, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
1. You are a slave of your country's system: A. Propaganda: (of the Education system. If you read the history books of two countries who went to war with each other, you will get two different perspectives. The same applies to your own country. The News you hear is owned by 4-5 main individuals who have their own agendas and the...
posted on Aug 25, 2015
Cryptozoology
A short video has turned up that appears to show a living something squatted down next to a stream-bed. The man who filmed it, says he creates stock footage of nature that can be sold on to individuals and companies. Here's the rundown in his own words: "He said he only saw it when recently reviewing...
posted on Aug 28, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
Why do people flag threads? I used to think it was done simply to alert others to content posters considered important but I now feel that is a naive belief. Here are some questions that I believe shed light on this topic: Why do posters flag threads without starring the original post? I think this is a sign that a person is trying...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
Origins and Creationism
Inspired by an identically titled thread of the opposite position. Seriously, is there any non biblical evidence in support of creationism? I've looked really, really hard, but found absolutely none.. Is it not fair to impose the same requirement of evidence to justify belief in creationism...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
edit : Ok I got here in time hopefully, thanks to those who replied. This video is Joe Rogan talking about how computing tech has advanced so quickly, that it could be possible that we're already living in a matrix. I don't take any stance on this, I just thought it was a good video, and to be honest, "explaining" it, ruins the vid, so I'm done....
posted on Aug 26, 2015
Conspiracies in Religions
"Luke 21 8 He replied: "Watch out that you are not deceived. For many will come in my name, claiming, 'I am he,' and, 'The time is near.' Do not follow them. " Jesus gives us two signs of a false prophet right here, they are that he will claim to be Jesus and that he will claim that "the time is near". He tells us that if someone...
posted on Aug 24, 2015
Members
Good people of ATS, I have recently been contacted by a member of this site, who found it necessary to respond to my thoughts in a thread on immigration and other related issues, by way of a U2U. Now, those who know me, know that I have no problem with folk contacting me on a variety of topics, for assistance,...
posted on Aug 26, 2015
Dreams & Predictions
Hello friends. So September 2015… What the foook is going on there? I have been a "conspiracy theorist" since I could remember and not the tin foil bat-s#!t crazy type but the lets get to the truth type. A good truth seeker looks at all plausible outcomes and reasons for a certain "theory" and comes to a reasonable...
posted on Aug 26, 2015
People
The image of Marcy Borders leaving the World Trade Center covered in dust was captured by photographer Stan Honda and is held as one of the iconic images of the 9/11 attacks. Ms Borders died from stomach cancer which she put down to inhaling dust during the attack , the attack that effectively...
posted on Aug 25, 2015
Political Mud-Pit
Videos at links. The First is when Jorge Ramos tries to interrupt a press conference. The 2nd is when he is allowed back in and asks his questions.
Give it to Trump, he is not going to allow a free...
posted on Aug 28, 2015
General Chit Chat
You know those quirky, odd, kind of scary state laws that are still on the books in every state? This is kind of like that but different. Same difference? You are sitting at home alone pondering the intricacies of the universe while waiting for your meatloaf to finish cooking, or you are laying in bed for...
posted on Aug 28, 2015
Rant
After reading this absurd article one of my coworkers posted on FB I began browsing through some more articles on the website mainly for laughs and while it's no secret....I have some bad news for you..........YOU'RE WRONG, YOU'RE A BAD PERSON, AND YOU'RE THE PROBLEM!!! Are you a white person? - well then you're creating and sustaining white privilege Are...
posted on Aug 27, 2015
Religion, Faith, And Theology
This is a sincere question from an inquiring mind that wants to know. Ninety-nine times out of 100, I scroll right past religious threads because it just seems like an opportunity to taunt and ridicule and beat up on anyone who doesn't agree. And I don't get it -- especially on ATS -- and I soooooo want to be proven wrong!!!...
posted on Aug 28, 2015
General Chit Chat
I guess I ask this because I have had multiple NDEs in my life. Lately when I am on a high roof with no traction, I feel like jumping onto my head for a fast kill. But I wouldn't because I love my wiife and she would be devastated. Plus I have no life insurance for her. As far as my close calls, here they are: When...