posted on Aug 3, 2015
2016 US Elections
This is the most important thing we can do to help the United States. Get money out of the election. It won't immediately stop the revolving door between government and industry but it bring more sanity and 'restraint' to our process. I'm tired of 24/7 election crap year round. "Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has been vocal on the campaign trail about the scourge of big money in politics, said on Sunday he would push legislation in Congress to provide public funding of elections. "We're going to introduce legislation which will...
posted on Aug 3, 2015
US Political Madness
WOW! "Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government's prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy. The bill's passage over the weekend marks the first time Congress has approved nationally significant legislation backed by legalization advocates. It brings almost to a close two decades of tension between the states and Washington over medical use of marijuana. Under the provision, states where medical pot is legal would no longer need to worry...

posted on Aug 2, 2015
ATS Skunk Works
Hi there ATS. Normally I dont post about these things, but thought you should have a look at it:[thumb]od55bee357.jpg[/thumb] It looks like a sol (sun) symbole. Here it is blown up for you who cant see it: [thumb]oz55bee7ea.jpg[/thumb] Here is the original If its a stone, its very funny looking. Discuss!
posted on Aug 2, 2015
Fragile Earth
i just saw this on the news anyone have any videos? i hope no one was hurt but its saying its similar to the russia one with windows broken and stuff.
posted on Aug 3, 2015
Board Information
Filmmaker and activist Matthew Cooke reveals to me why the United States has the most “tragic” prison system in the world.“We have the largest prison in the history of the world,” Matthew states.“We have more prisoners...
posted on Aug 3, 2015
Breaking Political News
A U.S. District Court Judge has ordered Clinton, Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin to declare under oath they have produced all records, and to identify all devices they have used. This comes after an inquiry by an inspector General into Clinton emails on her private server. "A federal...
posted on Aug 1, 2015
Breaking Political News
This is an updated story from earlier in The Huff Post and is dated today Aug 01, 2015. I had earlier this morning found this story in an AOL link, but it has now disappeared. Texas Nationalist Movement has a petition for Texas secession an now qualifies for a response from the White House. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/13/texas-secession-petition-qualifies-for-white-house-response_n_2125159.html?utm_hp_ref=politics&ncid=webmail4< br...
posted on Aug 1, 2015
2016 US Elections
Bernie Sanders comment to MSNBC a few months ago is perhaps the first time I've heard a politician suggest the ultra rich or the 1%; as its commonly referred too, have a different way of thinking as opposed...
posted on Aug 3, 2015
US Political Madness
"Phil Gramm, a former three-term Republican senator from Texas who once ran the Senate Banking Committee, told the House Financial Services Committee yesterday that “it was an outrage” that his friend Edward...
posted on Aug 1, 2015
Aliens and UFOs
I've always been on closer to the side of Bob being a Bunk. That said, the actual courtcase footage below has the judge state he has the copy of Bob Lazars W2 form where he was working for the Department of Naval intelligence. Have...
posted on Aug 1, 2015
US Political Madness
This just won't go away. Now we find out the Judge that "blocked" those Planned Parenthood videos is a BIG Obama supporter !!! Politics is everything as they say. Hmmm. Guess the outfit knew what judge network to make contact with. Winky Winky...
posted on Jul 31, 2015
Breaking Political News
Well, now. THIS certainly explains a great deal. " Undercover investigator David Daleiden tells CNN the reason StemExpress is trying to suppress the video he took of its CEO on May 22 is because the company doesn’t...
posted on Aug 1, 2015
Political Issues
First off I am all for the people right to keep and bare arms, but am totally against most forms of concealed carry. Why you ask? Because I am more in favor of Open Carry instead. When I go into a store it would bother me to see that "bulge" of someones hidden...
posted on Aug 3, 2015
Political Ideology
Who deserves to make the most money? Water Suppliers Food Suppliers Linen Makers Tailors Miners Blacksmith Carpenters School Teachers Architects Plumbers Electricians Waste Disposal Appliance Builders Engineers Road Builders Auto Builders/Mechanics...
posted on Aug 3, 2015
Space Exploration
< http://www.nasa.gov/feature/tracking-a-mysterious-group-of-asteroid-outcasts Guys, really? "Mysterious group of asteroids?" 4 of them, same size, shape and perfectly aligned??? Never seen anything like this before...
posted on Aug 1, 2015
Fragile Earth
"USA Today, Jul 31, 2015 (emphasis added): … weather in the Pacific Northwest is killing millions of fish… AP, Jul 27, 2015: More than a quarter million sockeye salmon returning from the ocean to...
posted on Aug 2, 2015
Fragile Earth
Not sure if this is the right forum to put this report but can you imagine living in this heat? It's 74c in Iran at the moment because some 'high pressure ridge that is passing over the region'. That is some heat right there... i don't think...
posted on Aug 2, 2015
Other Current Events
I know there have been concerns about Windows 10, and many of those concerns valid, but here's an that talks about all the invasions of privacy that users agree to, likely without reading the privacy policy. "From the moment an account is created, Microsoft begins watching....
posted on Aug 1, 2015
Middle East Issues
Now that the agreement has been reached between Iran and world powers, Iran is calling for all nations to engage in Nuclear proliferation. Israel remains very opposed to it this even though Israel itself is reported to have somewhere around 80 warheads. " Israel has been the most vocal opponent of the deal....
posted on Aug 1, 2015
Global Meltdown
As predicted... http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/aug/1/dan-price-seattle-ceo-who-set-company-minimum-wage/ "Just three months ago, Mr. Price made headlines after he announced he would give all 120 of his employees a minimum salary of $70,000, slashing his own $1...
posted on Aug 1, 2015
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
It's notable that the Bosnian Pyramid organization in recent years have been concentrating almost exclusively on opening up the tunnels beneath the hills and with good reason, they are genuinely mysterious. This video from May this year i found fascinating as it explores newly opened up sections of the tunnels,...
posted on Aug 2, 2015
Origins and Creationism
Over the years I came to the conclusion that the knowledge that there exists a creator to the world (with all the details below. Scroll down to see what I mean) is extremely simple and any thinking human whose brain is...
posted on Aug 2, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
Not sure wheeher either liberalism or conservatism or anything in between are mental disorders in and of themselves. However, it may be more certain that, more often than not, trolling is. Particularly when there are distinct and repetative patterns. "In this month's issue of...
posted on Aug 3, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
Anger panicks. Power allows you to stay at Peace. Anger is scared and doubtful. Power keeps you confident. Anger tries to control out of fear. Power knows that all is well and allows freedom. Anger justifies...
posted on Aug 3, 2015
Philosophy and Metaphysics
Think about it. The people who judge others for having a lot of money, usually wish that they had more money themselves. It's jealousy. Most people were raised to believe that sexuality is shameful and should be considered embarassing and be kept hidden (for example,...
posted on Aug 1, 2015
Origins and Creationism
I just found a good website about the dating of ice cores. What's interesting is that they mention how they can be dated in other ways than just counting ice layers, which makes it very credible to me. If the earth was created just 6000 years ago, then how can ice sheets be dated back...
posted on Aug 3, 2015
General Chit Chat
Just when you think all has gone to $#IT, this happens. First I post a rant about a robot of friendship meeting it's fate in Philly and now I get to post a message of kindness going both ways. Balance and...
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 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 Aug 2, 2015
Political Mud-Pit
Yes, this is a direct response to the other nonsense thread to show how we can tweak and twist anything as we wish...(cue doom music): Is conservatism a mental illness? I mean, hey, they *do* buck what seems to be the will of the majority of people. And when things don't go they way they think, even when the majority of people...
posted on Jul 31, 2015
Rant
If you hate religion why can't you just be civil and leave it be? Is it because religion disgusts you so much that you want to sway believers away from it by trying to disprove pretty much any religious text you can find? If it doesn't make sense to you or sit well with you that's fine, leave it at that and engage elsewhere.. Does it...
posted on Jul 31, 2015
Rant
I see all too often on these forums someone blaming one side or the other, saying one side is better than the other, using one side's policies in order to justify the other sides', etc. In a place such as ATS where the motto is "Deny Ignorance", I would hope its members would realize just how much BS the left/right wing dichotomy...
posted on Aug 2, 2015
Religion, Faith, And Theology
I recall sitting in church when I was really young thinking “Please get me the heck out of here!”, and as time moved on I became indoctrinated into our particular faith. Years past and I hit college and took formal logic, and philosophy which made me question everything in my life....
posted on Aug 3, 2015
Religion, Faith, And Theology
http://www.rawstory.com/2015/08/indiana-public-school-punishes-7-year-old-with-banishment-for-not-believing-in-god-lawsuit/ " A lawsuit recently filed against a teacher at Forest Park Elementary School in Indiana alleged...