hot topics:  october 24, 2014
posted on Oct 22, 2014, 749 replies
Breaking Alternative News
" Will update as it comes in. Soldier (one of two) was guarding war memorial. CPR is being performed. Medics have just arrived. Police on scene. Lots of witnesses. No news about second soldier. " A bit numb at the moment to think it has begun in Canada. The memorial is located across the street from parliament. Three to five shots fired. The gunman ran toward parliament building, jumped over some bushes and was lost from view. Reports of other people injured. Witnesses say a shotgun was used. Gunman was supposedly wearing 'Arabic scarf''. [editby]edit on 22-10-2014 by aboutface because: adding news as itcomes in.
posted on Oct 23, 2014, 739 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
This is my first attempt to post a topic so please go light on me. Mods if this has already been posted please delete. ALERT : My police informants have just informed me an Ebola patient is in NY. The 33 year old has quarantined himself in a room after his return from Africa. He is running a high fever and is being assisted by NYFD in Hazmat gear. I have no other information as of this time other than this was posted 16 minutes ago.
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posted on Oct 23, 2014, 712 replies
Aliens and UFOs
It seems there are more and more people breaking their oaths of silence prior to passing away. Are the Alien photos he shows genuine? Im still undecided, however what motive would he have if he was days away from death? If this is genuine then my hat goes off to this man for sharing what he knows, and may he rest...
posted on Oct 22, 2014, 262 replies
The Gray Area
There have been an inordinate number of "no knock" SWAT raids in the last several years. I recently got to see one, up close and personal, as the presumed guest of honor. Here's the story. A few days ago, I was outside on my front porch, minding my own business and smoking my pipe. It was just getting dusk, on a rainy...
posted on Oct 22, 2014, 166 replies
Military Projects
What in hell is this? It appears to be a Department of Defense (U.S.?) military forecasting and information site; look at the stats for the United States population now and by 2025...(hover over the red arrows...) and then check out the other countries. I'd be quite glad to be told this is some kind of spoof.
posted on Oct 22, 2014, 156 replies
The Gray Area
At about noon CST today, while sitting in my living room watching CNN coverage of the shootings in Ottowa with my girlfriend, my doorbell rang. When I opened the door, there was a woman, about 35-40 years old, with a tan jacket and sunglasses standing there. She had some sort of small...
posted on Oct 22, 2014, 136 replies
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
Several studies have come out that are debunking this claim that heavy marijuana use makes you dumber, which originates from a 2012 study. "A 2012 Duke University study made international headlines when it purported to find a link between heavy marijuana use and IQ decline among teenagers. Other researchers...
posted on Oct 24, 2014, 135 replies
Breaking Political News
Putin: USA 'shaped the world' according to its interests "Vladimir Putin lashed out of the United States for destabilizing the world order of checks and balances for its own gains. Speaking in the city of Sochi, he said that, “the system of international relations needed some...
posted on Oct 24, 2014, 117 replies
Other Current Events
Breaking, mods delete if this is a repost "An active shooter is on the loose in Marysville Pilchuck High School, Washington, according to local media reports. Police cars are swarming the area." "We have confirmed from #Marysville School District...
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posted on Oct 20, 2014, 412 replies
Aliens and UFOs
I'm new here so please correct me if I'm way off base. I just seem to notice an active effort by a number of ATS posters to discredit and belittle anything and everything posted here along with this sections regular contributors. I'm not going to link them and...
posted on Oct 20, 2014, 192 replies
Posse Comitatus
I wonder if the Americans have finally come to the conclusion that we are resigning in an partially overt dictatorship. Psychopathy reigns supreme in this country, to the point where the common citizen...
posted on Oct 21, 2014, 161 replies
Dreams & Predictions
Hello boys and girls of ATS and the internet. You may know me from my wacky posts and wacky threads but it's time I partially explain more. I was born on the 21st of June - 1992 during the Summer Solstice and the partial lunar eclipse that very few...
posted on Oct 21, 2014, 141 replies
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
"A recent decision by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) means animal cruelty crimes will soon be included within the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) - National Incident Based Reporting System" "When this change goes into effect in 2015, federal law will regard animal cruelty as a crime...
posted on Oct 21, 2014, 137 replies
Posse Comitatus
"Holt-Singh was taken hostage by robbers at Bank of the West in Stockton, California, in front of her 12 year old daughter who was waiting for her in the car. “Misty was crying,” a witness told KOVR. “She was saying her daughter was alone...
posted on Oct 21, 2014, 129 replies
Middle East Issues
Gaddafi was murdered close to three years ago, on October 20 2011. Under Gaddafi, Libya was a prosperous and stable state. Its people were healthy, well educated, and enjoyed some of the best living standards in Africa. Its Human Development Index was the highest in Africa at the time,...
posted on Oct 20, 2014, 119 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
What do an elementary school teacher, a school principal, and a high school soccer player have in common? No it's not an academic connection. These three people hail from different regions of the country. What they have in common is that all have been victims of Ebola. No the disease is not spreading but the fear regarding...
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posted on Oct 19, 2014, 912 replies
US Political Madness
"For years, those in favor of same-sex marriage have argued that all Americans should be free to live as they choose. And yet in countless cases, the government has coerced those who simply wish to be free to live in accordance with their belief that...
posted on Oct 18, 2014, 173 replies
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
I hate watching videos as much as anyone, but, alas, watching this video is the most credible source. Synopsis: A white family of three (husband, wife, 9 year old son) are on a crowded bus. Bus driver is getting frustrated and tells people to start packing it in towards the back of...
posted on Oct 19, 2014, 145 replies
Aliens and UFOs
Intriguing new find for you ancient astronaut enthusiasts! A picture of a painting in the Biserica Manastirii (Church of the Dominican Monastery), in Sighisoara, Romania, depicts a mysterious flying disc, poised above a building. From (via ): "According to Gilli...
posted on Oct 17, 2014, 138 replies
Breaking Alternative News
" A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an air force base on the southern California coast. The plane spent nearly two years circling Earth on a classified mission. Known as the X-37B, it resembles a mini space shuttle... ...Just what...
posted on Oct 18, 2014, 134 replies
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
I wouldn't say it's surprising or new, but it's still interesting to see the connection in the find of Hallucinogenic Plants and rock paintings, and the possible decoding of the rock art. It also makes me wonder how many other rock and cave paintings...
posted on Oct 17, 2014, 131 replies
Breaking Political News
I haven't read the article. Just heard about this on Fox 2 news in St. Louis. Edit two important blurbs from the NY Times article. " The forensics tests showed Mr. Brown’s blood on the gun, as well as on the interior door panel and on Officer Wilson’s uniform. Officer Wilson told...
posted on Oct 19, 2014, 130 replies
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
We need to keep the prisons full. I mean has this mom lost her mind? This is going to cut into my profits!! $$$$ ""I was very shocked and appalled," Susan Schrivjer said of when she saw the "Breaking Bad" action figures...
posted on Oct 19, 2014, 127 replies
Political Issues
I have always been opposed to Obamacare. While in theory, providing healthcare to everyone is a novel idea, I don't believe it's realistic in a capitalistic society. So I finally got around to opening my mail from yesterday and there's a letter from my current provider Humana, outlining any changes to my plan...
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posted on Oct 15, 2014, 678 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
I just heard this on ABC radio, twice. I did a google search and found nothing. I know what I heard. I am looking for confirmation, but finding nothing yet.
posted on Oct 15, 2014, 492 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
Working on adding the link as this is just breaking... Link from CNN: How did this even happen? Why was she allowed to travel? What the actual $&%* is going on here?
posted on Oct 15, 2014, 317 replies
Conspiracies in Religions
It seems there is a movement from the Religious Right to "strategically litigate", up to the Supreme Court, a "Church's" right to endorse or slam a political candidate, without loosing their Tax Exempt Status. "Called and organized by the Arizona-based...
posted on Oct 15, 2014, 261 replies
Other Current Events
Yes! Finally! I have been proven sane after all! "If you’re a conspiracy theorist, then you’re crazy, right? That’s been the common belief for years, but recent studies prove that just the opposite is...
posted on Oct 17, 2014, 225 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
Mods, please place in proper forum and change as appropriate. Didn't see this anywhere else on here. Funny after the CDC Director was talking about being on buses the other day....well not funny...but you know. (Updated at 12:05 p.m.) Arlington County’s...
posted on Oct 16, 2014, 176 replies
Conspiracies in Religions
You don't hear about Jehovah's Witnesses in the media that often if at all. They do exist and they are becoming a widely accepted religion. I was born into a JW family and continued showing interest in the religion as I got older. A growing problem within the JW congregations...
posted on Oct 15, 2014, 176 replies
Breaking Alternative News
" WASHINGTON (Reuters): Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be...
posted on Oct 15, 2014, 173 replies
The Gray Area
(@ the Mods: Feel free to contact me directly to confirm the truth of what I share here, if needed, as a few members are wondering if I am "making this up." I can assure you, I am not.)...
posted on Oct 15, 2014, 141 replies
Political Issues
" The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to comply could be held in...
posted on Oct 17, 2014, 140 replies
Other Current Events
Let me be clear first I am not anti-gay myself, but this is interesting news on the topic of "free speech." A student at the college, Monica Pompeo, apparently wrote a critique of movie that was required for...
posted on Oct 16, 2014, 136 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
"CDC director to face a series of tough questions" Just now getting started. This should be interesting. "CDC Director Thomas Frieden will likely face a series of tough questions from members of both parties about why his agency...
posted on Oct 15, 2014, 126 replies
Science & Technology
If a laser pointer - featuring a laser at each end (front and back, so to speak) - were traveling at 6,000 miles per second in a vacuum and within the confines of a universal frame of reference (no observers affecting the frame...
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posted on Oct 12, 2014, 966 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
On CNN now Confirmed 2nd case. Who did not know this would go bad? It is all down hill from here. We seriously need a quarantine zone and airport and stop bringing these people to everyday hospitals. ""We...
posted on Oct 11, 2014, 408 replies
Conspiracies in Religions
I am addressing the religious posters here. Why keep posting/pushing on a conspiracy site? You MUST see the irony here. The only reason I can see is that you are attempting to accomplish what so many door knockers are trying to do...convert. Here's a hint...you can't. We come here to learn truth,...
posted on Oct 13, 2014, 142 replies
Global Meltdown
Hi I'm postulating here and making an assertion so please feel free to educate me. Companies who pay low wages devalue the entire job market. If low wage jobs had the bar raised such as mcdonalds it would force the entire labor market to adjust to their income level. The reason this would happen is because in order for companies...
posted on Oct 11, 2014, 140 replies
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
This information is based off of a 20yr research study: "Though there is new research to work with, the claims we hear from people with an anti-cannabis agenda are the same ones that get dredged up every time someone needs to make the case against legalization. As always, the only way to make a case against full...
posted on Oct 14, 2014, 136 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
This will be a multi-part OP, so please bear with me and hold off on responding until I have all parts posted. [snipped] I have compiled this thread summarizing excerpts from Ebola research by recognized authorities on the subject across the world and in most cases, my sources are also...
posted on Oct 10, 2014, 135 replies
Medical Issues & Conspiracies
With all of the pro pot propaganda in today's world I figured I'd post something to contrary. Seems as though Amanda Bynes may be a victim of schizophrenia. She was arrested a couple of years ago for marijuana possession. There has been proven links between marijuana use...
posted on Oct 17, 2014, 121 replies
Paranormal Studies
I remember seeing a show on t.v. a few years ago about Ed and Lorraine Warren taking this doll from a house to store in their haunted museum. I was fascinated by their claim that a doll could be possessed by an evil spirit; it made me wonder if...
posted on Oct 18, 2014, 119 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
Is Obama being just stupid? He is a rigid minded person that only moves off the dogma in his mind by the public getting on his case. He has little independent wisdom, original thinking capacity, or just mother wit and logic. Obama is like a flimsy piece of paper in the wind he only gets...
posted on Oct 18, 2014, 117 replies
Diseases and Pandemics
"DALLAS — A woman who was being monitored for possible exposure to the Ebola virus was reported ill at the Dallas Area Rapid Transit White Rock Station Saturday afternoon. DART spokesman Morgan Lyons said the person fell ill with a low-grade...
posted on Oct 18, 2014, 117 replies
Science & Technology
This is very important research because it shows that thought can cause a random system to behave in a non random way. This isn't hyperbole, wishful thinking or woo, it's an OBSERVED PHENOMENA. There should be even more research...
posted on Oct 20, 2014, 115 replies
Breaking Alternative News
" In an interview with The New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin, President Obama has for the first time announced he believes the U.S. Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right...
posted on Oct 17, 2014, 112 replies
Fragile Earth
I'm not much of a thread starter, but here goes...sorry if it's a duplicate. Hopfully we can delete it. This report of a Mag 12 earthquake in West Africa popped up this afternoon. Do your stuff, ATS, and take it apart...I don't want this...