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posted on Jul 31, 2015, 70 flags
US Political Madness
It seems that the rich and the politicians they buy are pleased with the mess of a political system we have. Thanks to citizens united and other recent decisions the mega wealthy and their corporations own politics in the US of A! "the United States is now an “oligarchy” in which “unlimited political bribery” has created “a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.” Both Democrats and Republicans, Carter said, “look upon this unlimited money as a great benefit to themselves.”" "CARTER: It violates the essence of what made America a great country in its political system. Now it’s just...
posted on Jul 30, 2015, 59 flags
Global Meltdown
"Wealth doesn't trickle down – it just floods offshore, research reveals " "The world's super-rich have taken advantage of lax tax rules to siphon off at least $21 trillion, and possibly as much as $32tn, from their home countries and hide it abroad – a sum larger than the entire American economy." ""These estimates reveal a staggering failure," says John Christensen of the Tax Justice Network. "Inequality is much, much worse than official statistics show, but politicians are still relying on trickle-down to transfer wealth to poorer people. "This new data shows the exact opposite has happened: for three decades extraordinary...
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posted on Jul 31, 2015, 57 flags
Other Current Events
" Wrestling legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61 ... TMZ Sports has learned. Piper -- born Roderick George Toombs -- died from cardiac arrest in his sleep at his home in Hollywood on Thursday night. He was discovered on Friday. Piper was a wrestling icon -- one of the biggest...
posted on Jul 30, 2015, 40 flags
Posse Comitatus
The police department keeps shooting themselves in the foot. Think abut it, if they did not have Anything ON THIS cop, the one who shot Dubose, do you actually think they would give up one of their...
posted on Jul 30, 2015, 37 flags
Posse Comitatus
A South Carolina cop shot and killed a 19 year old during an undercover sting sunday,over weed. The cop says the car was coming right at him and he had to shoot the teenager (with no criminal record) to stop him from hitting him. There is dashcam...
posted on Jul 31, 2015, 36 flags
US Political Madness
" "I do not believe that just because you're opposed to abortion, that that makes you pro-life. In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a child born but not a...
posted on Aug 1, 2015, 36 flags
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 1, 2015, 33 flags
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...
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posted on Jul 29, 2015, 95 flags
Science & Technology
This is why when people claim things are IMPOSSIBLE TODAY it might not be IMPOSSIBLE TOMORROW. The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed "Interplanetary travel could be a step closer...
posted on Jul 28, 2015, 79 flags
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
Before I even begin... Yes, I was an Eagle Scout. I do know what flying the US Flag upside down means. It is a distress signal, and it applies here. Hello again ATS, From the realms of both "God my own state embarrasses me" and "This is real???" comes...
posted on Jul 30, 2015, 70 flags
US Political Madness
" "If you want our respect, earn it, because right now all you have is our resentment." " "“The day of the attack, you delivered a statement. You didn’t even have the decency to stand up,” he said. The Marine then...
posted on Jul 28, 2015, 53 flags
Breaking Political News
Okay, this disturbing video has been out there all day, like a severed finger floating in the punch bowl. I admit, I was exhausted just thinking about posting this thread on ATS; waiting all day for someone else to put up the story,...
posted on Jul 28, 2015, 53 flags
Posse Comitatus
"Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said he's seen the unreleased footage from a University of Cincinnati officer's body camera during last week's fatal shooting and "it's not good." "The video is not good," Blackwell...
posted on Jul 28, 2015, 49 flags
Posse Comitatus
I keep seeing this type of attitude displayed. "I have the right to act anyway I want!!" And amazingly enough, when you act like an ass to a cop, .......he becomes a dick. Just....like.....magic. Forget all about how many bad cop stories you read today. Forget...
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posted on Jul 27, 2015, 128 flags
9/11 Conspiracies
WTC-7 Mysteries FINALLY Solved. A PICTURE is worth a THOUSAND WORDS : DEEP SOUND at WTC-7 (4s pass): WTC 7 - HUGE DEEP EXPLOSION (by Charles Ewing Smith) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LklL_xW5Ovc That deep explosion sound is the only clearly...
posted on Jul 26, 2015, 94 flags
Science & Technology
The Universe and all its wonders will never cease to amaze... This has me thinking if the Universe is by design? "Take the orbits of any two planets and draw a line between...
posted on Jul 24, 2015, 66 flags
Aliens and UFOs
"The mystery behind a Los Angeles gun fanatic found decomposing in a car last week has deepened as his fiancée's family said he was an alien-hybrid secretly working for the government. The bizarre statement came Wednesday as the betrothed woman's...
posted on Jul 25, 2015, 59 flags
US Political Madness
Anything to fine the little guy, take his money and put him in line right? What the hell are we doing people? Why are we allowing this to happen to basic human rights? The claim of just being a study funded...
posted on Jul 23, 2015, 51 flags
Space Exploration
I recordered something weird I was observing on the moon, with my telescope. A "thing" composed of black spheres. In live view was 10 times better than this shaky cellphone video. After a few minutes it wasn't there anymore. I'm still puzzled. Don't mind the white rocket-shaped...
posted on Jul 25, 2015, 50 flags
General Conspiracies
How bad does it have to get until people wake the hell up? Troops on the streets? Civilian internment camps for "political dissidents" and "extremist groups"? Black site reeducation dungeons? Bank holidays? Bank haircuts(open blatant...
posted on Jul 27, 2015, 50 flags
Fragile Earth
In 2007, thanks to a Freedom of Information request, it came to light that fossil fuel companies had hired Wei-Hock "Willie" Soon, among other climate change deniers, to author studies (now discredited), denying...
posted on Jul 28, 2015, 49 flags
Other Current Events
"A day patrolling the streets last week didn’t go as planned for Bloomingdale Police Officer Michael Giovenco, who was caught in the midst of what residents never expected, when he didn’t think...
posted on Jul 29, 2015, 47 flags
US Political Madness
WARNING WARNING WARNING***ADULT LANGUAGE INSIDE***WARNING WARNING WARNING "3% of all Planned Parenthood’s activities are abortions, and more than 90% of those are in the first trimester when it’s about size of...
posted on Jul 29, 2015, 45 flags
Deconstructing Disinformation
I've had to address this topic in several threads and, with election season upon us, I've seen the same old myths being thrown around about guns. I'd like to clarify a few things for the less-informed among the ATS membership. 1) The "Gun Show Loophole." What is it?...
posted on Jul 25, 2015, 44 flags
US Political Madness
Not much to say but for those of you that may be new, old or missing it, here it is. Some have seen it but many more have not. You really have no choice but at least you can see this evil for what it is....
posted on Jul 26, 2015, 42 flags
Paranormal Studies
Back in the late 1980's, a guy I knew decided to start a "ghost busting" business. That decade gave us two Ghostbuster films, a few Amityville Horror films, couple of Poltergeist files, and I'm sure several more that I'm forgetting. The point is, awareness of ghosts and haunting was at an all-time high. It was...