posted on Nov 20, 2014
Today on Next Level BS, we take a look at the mess caused by Jonathan Gruber's comments about Obama Care, how it was purposefully crafted to be obtuse, deceptive, and onerous; as well as the off-the-cuff comment heard around the world: American Voters are Stupid. We take our typical deep-dive into the issue, with tons of research and backup for every important point we discovered. If you care about government transparency, the Affordable Care Act, and the nature of Jonathan Gruber's comments, you won't want...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Other Current Events
Just stumbled upon this and could not find it posted yet. What's up with all the meteors these days ? And another angle:

posted on Nov 21, 2014
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
In the just published, A Coptic Handbook of Ritual Power, Australian university professors Malcolm Choat and Iain Gardner, from Macquarie University and the University of Sydney respectively, reveal a significant addition to the body of ancient Egyptian magical texts. Image: Effy Alexakis, Macquarie University...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Aliens and UFOs
I don't post much but I haven't seen this one shared on the forum here. Apologies if I missed it somewhere. To me this looks like one of the best videos I've seen. Bright daytime objects one looks pretty clearly like a saucer with lights. The disk slowly descends until it "lands" or approaches very close to the ground. the object...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Space Exploration
Let the speculation begin! Enough measurable science suggests quasars align their polarity within the filiment the reside...but that's not all, they also align with each other across billions of light-years! This definitely suggests some form of entanglement in my opinion. Who knows, but gama bursts may be connected as well? Stars sharing...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Breaking Political News
Things here in St. Louis are getting hectic. St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley has called a press conference at 2:30pm today. And Jennings school district has apparently called off school for Mon and Tues next week. (trying to verify this) It appears we may finally have the verdict.
posted on Nov 22, 2014
ATS Live
+more as things happen across the world.... Join the ATS LIVE crew for a jam packed episode discussing the hot topics of today, the best and brightest of YOUR threads across the boards and live interviews...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
World War Three
China is onto U.S. regime change tactics " The 12 Steps to regime change, employed by the USm as outlined in the video: 1. Dispatch CIA, MI6 and other intelligence officers as students, tourists, volunteers, businessmen, and reporters to the target country 2. Set up non-governmental organisations (NGO)...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
"the right-wing hate group allegedly threatening to shoot dead activists wearing the Guy Fawkes mask The message claims the names of several Anonymous members have already been obtained, including that of “Commander X,” described as ”The Grand Wizard Of Anonymous,” and another member operating under the...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
US Political Madness
Seems Obama himself has made many statements about how to handle the illegal immigration problems. Speaker of the House John Boehner has released some of Obama's comments on the subject. The comments range from before he was President to August of 2014 (before the November Democrat slaughter)...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
General Conspiracies
First, here is the source. "Trained to be skeptics, analysts can also help case officers see flaws in operational plans. Such collaboration proved critical in the search for Osama bin Laden and has given rise to an expanding career category for analysts known as “targeters” who help identify...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
Political Ideology
This gets thrown around from time to time and recently I was in an argument with some people over Obama actually being a conservative rather than a liberal. I don't want to rehash the argument here but part of what I cited in my support was his 6.5, 6 rating on the political compass which puts him further to the...
posted on Nov 19, 2014
Politicians & People
Sixty votes were needed for it to pass but it only received 58. Many thought Rand Paul was going to vote YEA so why didn't he? Surely he would be for any restrictions placed on Big Brother? " Nov 18, 2014 Earlier this evening, Sen. Rand Paul voted against further consideration...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Breaking Political News
Naturally, this breaking news was released on a Friday evening...between the 'Executive Amnesty' proclamation and the Ferguson Grand Jury verdict.
Perhaps a 'Smoking Gun' will finally be uncovered. And they said these were lost forever: " Up to 30,000 missing emails sent by former Internal...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Science & Technology
Elon Musk is voicing concerns at the rapid pace at which AI is advancing, and the potential for it to become like the famed "Skynet" in the Terminator movies. " In his original comment, as preserved on Reddit, Musk cited his involvement as an early investor in the British artificial intelligence company DeepMind,...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
Fragile Earth
"Are we witnessing the Gulf Stream closing down? Is the cold November in the US just a precursor of what is to come? A massive snowstorm has wreaked havoc in the north-eastern US and left seven people dead in upstate New York. After sweeping across the Great Lakes, the storm dumped...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
Science & Technology
" Autonomous “Robocop”-style robots, equipped with microphones, speakers, cameras, laser scanners and sensors, have started to guard Silicon Valley. The security robots, called Knightscope K5 Autonomous Data Machines, were designed by a robotics company, Knightscope,...
posted on Nov 22, 2014
Global Meltdown
An interesting chain of events: " The federal government until recently shielded big banks from criminal prosecution out of concern that convictions may damage the financial system, a top Federal Reserve official said Friday, explicitly acknowledging a policy long denied by the Obama administration....
posted on Nov 20, 2014
Other Current Events
Let me start by saying: I was NOT in the building where the shooting happened, I was a mile away at home. I'll give you a break down of what I saw, and what I know. At 12:37am I received a Text Alert from FSU, saying: "DANGEROUS SITUATION! Main Campus - Tallahassee. Seek shelter immediately,...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Links & Other Resources
I just found this site and thought I'd want to share it here on ATS, some of these photos I've never seen before and find them fascinating. I just thought you might like it too. Without further adieu, Enjoy! :love:
posted on Nov 19, 2014
Philosophy and Metaphysics
Now before all the feminist’s and feminist sympathizer’s get their feathers in a bunch, please take a moment and read the entire post. I have pondered for quite some time on this topic, but have only recently come up with what I believe may be a good logical answer, and what I have discovered...
posted on Nov 22, 2014
Paranormal Studies
I went down to Florida for a few weeks to visit and catch up with old friends. I use to own a bar there and got to talking to another friend of mine that owned a bar as well. I started telling her how one of my bartenders would sometimes leave abruptly after closing and leave the clean up for the following day because the piano we had...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Philosophy and Metaphysics
TO THE ICONOCLAST Dear you, As you’ve mentioned to me last time, being employed by the mob into thinking like they do is particularly tedious for you. I understand. I’m with you on that one, as with many things, good friend. But if you’ll permit me to diagnose, maybe you do not require abject subservience to their mob ideals in order to be a contributing...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Philosophy and Metaphysics
Hello again, Next topic I would like to discuss/other people discuss is the supposed "problem of evil" So "the idea that God is all powerful, the idea that God is omnipotent, the idea that God is good, the fact there is evil in the world" and so forth, however you want to word it. In my class, we have discussed, argued, and just tried to figure...
posted on Nov 22, 2014
Philosophy and Metaphysics
I am no specialist but as these creatures interest me (particularly to stay clear of them) I am looking into them. I have read a lot about them and listened to many interviews about them and with them. Now, one thing stands out for me. Their eyes. And I specifically mean the iris, the coloured part. Psychopaths are masters at mimicking facial expressions...
posted on Nov 18, 2014
Members
Many members are really uptight in that they are ruthless when dealing with others. Some are very rude and agitated. Whether it be in general discussions, pointing out an error on behalf of another member, or calling them out for wrongdoings (when oftentimes it doesn't...
posted on Nov 21, 2014
Political Mud-Pit
The GOP tea party philosophy of hatred, fear, greed, and selfishness is in full swing in the nation’s political landscape… They are fully reactionary and negative. They don’t have one positive plan to progress economically, the American people....
posted on Nov 19, 2014
General Chit Chat
"This is an excerpt from the record Years, created by Bartholomäus Traubeck, which features seven recordings from different Austrian trees including Oak, Maple, Walnut, and Beech. What you are hearing is an Ash tree’s year ring data. Every tree sounds vastly...
posted on Nov 19, 2014
General Chit Chat
Short, fun, meaningless quiz to have some light weight fun with. For those who enjoy these kinds of things .. have fun. "You got: Mature Soul A mature soul like yours has figured out a lot about this world. You know how to take care of yourself and where to look for help. But you're still in the middle of...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
General Chit Chat
As the Op states I am an alcoholic, I have been for many years. I have given all the reasons under the sun to explain this. Stress, pressure of work/life ect. I just thought I would say this here before I take the plunge and say it out loud in the real world. I am not looking for sympathy...
posted on Nov 20, 2014
Rant
Most of the "Epic" threads on ATS were written by people that are now Mods. Now, I realize it makes sense to get the brightest Members as Mods. I just miss reading threads authored by these people. Why when people become Mods do they stop making threads ? Wrabbit is a perfect example...Becomes...
posted on Nov 19, 2014
Dreams & Predictions
I thought I would have some fun here As A Pagan this was my favorite conversation that pissed off a lot of people card reading being a con I have not shared the rest of the story However one of the elders watched me work it with the cards She sat back and made some one else go get the playing...
posted on Nov 19, 2014
People
NO...It wasn't FOX, LIMBAUGH...or Beck... The man who 'exposed' GRUBER to the world was just another average "Stupid" American who lost the health insurance he liked...and was promised he could keep. I wonder if...