No person consciously decides that he is willing to be entirely indoctrinated by his chosen form of news consumption in the beginning. It happens, it seems, as a matter of consequence. Many people allow their social and political worldview to be shaped almost entirely by the brand of news they consume.
The global “hacktivist” syndicate Anonymous wants people to expose evidence of corruption and injustice. In a video, the group urges anyone with access to evidence of corporate or government wrongdoing to buy a USB drive and document the evidence for publication on the Internet.
Mitt Romney defended the individual mandate requirement of his Massachusetts healthcare reform bill that would later become the model for Obamacare when he was Governor of that State. The Republican presidential candidate continues to defend the State’s healthcare overhaul, saying that it was the right thing for Massachusetts.
On June 5, 1933, the United States Congress and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt unConstitutionally abrogated the use of gold for the payment of public and private debts while simultaneously bailing out the Federal Reserve and forever enslaving the American people to its inflationary economic policy.
It is no secret that the President played upon the idealism of American youths during his first campaign by way of celebrity endorsements and one-word slogans promising “hope” and “change.” But now, evidence of the President’s real contribution to young Americans is coming to light.
In the event that the Supreme Court strikes down his healthcare overhaul, President Barack Obama is preparing a revised version. According to reports, Obama told high-paying donors at a private event that he has plans to revise the law if it is struck down by the Court.
Now that Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has the “magic number” of delegates needed to be named the GOP candidate, Americans will be subjected to five months of red herring mudslinging and distractions from both him and President Barack Obama. Here’s where they stand on some of the top issues.
Nobel Peace Prize-winning President Barack Obama has used drones as his personal angels of death (more than 281 times in Pakistan alone) to kill hundreds of people whom the Administration defines as “militants.”
“Fox and Friends,” a show airing on the “fair and balanced” Fox News channel, aired an exceptionally partisan four-minute video about President Barack Obama that could have doubled as a campaign advertisement for Mitt Romney.
The patriot movement, as illustrated by the spirited Presidential campaign of Ron Paul, is alive, well and growing. With this growth comes the opportunity to change from within those things that the government does so poorly, a process that begins with American patriots seeking office and winning elections.
There are many good law enforcement officers in the United States who take seriously their duty to serve and protect the citizenry; but, as referenced all too often in media reports, there are many police officers who are themselves criminals.
Thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request, bloggers and social media users now know the hundreds of words that they should avoid using online to keep from being scrutinized by the Department of Homeland Security.
What happens to Catholic priests who are kicked out of the church for allegations of sexual abuse? One in Philadelphia works for none other than the Transportation Security Administration: Thomas Harkins, a former Catholic priest who was removed from the ministry over sex abuse allegations.
The President, realizing that his opponent in the upcoming election became a very wealthy man because of private equity investments, is making claims that don’t add up. “If your main argument for how to grow the economy is, ‘I knew how to make a lot of money for investors,’ then you’re missing what this job is about,” he said.
Judging by the way the U.S. government spends money, it is hard to believe that American citizens are two times more likely to identify as economically conservative than liberal. According to a recent Gallup poll, 46 percent of Americans consider themselves “total conservatives” on matters concerning economics.
Like him or not, Presidential candidate Ron Paul is one of the most iconic political figures of modern times. So it is fitting that his supporters are planning an event called Paul Festival 2012 at the Florida Fairgrounds in Tampa right before the Republican National Convention.
Preppers who are serious about being prepared for anything when they grab their bug out bags may want to check out the Foldboat, a plastic rowboat that can be folded down small enough to be easily carried.
When most Americans think of employees of the Food and Drug Administration, images of researchers, scientists and inspectors working to ensure that mass-produced food and medicines are fit for human consumption may come to mind. But for hundreds of American farmers who have been — often frighteningly literally — targeted by the FDA, the reality is very different.
With the promise of “Hope” and “Change,” celebrity friends, a good Internet campaign presence, an overall campaign presence that just felt so very underdog — so grassroots — and an aura of rolled-up-sleeve-sunglass-wearing-antithesis-of-politician coolness, Obama was able to gain favor with about 66 percent of the coveted 18-year-old to 29-year-old voter bloc.
The Cato Institute has launched an initiative focused on keeping an eye on incidents of misconduct by police throughout the United States. The site gives visitors the ability to report police misconduct if their stories are “supported by third-party witnesses or other compelling evidence.”
The Federal government is letting insiders linked to the same big agribusiness companies that produce chemical-laden and genetically modified products be the judges of what is organic.
Things happening right here in the United States are slowly leading the Nation to the very type of despotism that its citizens are appalled to see occurring in other parts of the world. The U.S. is becoming a totalitarian country where people are fed disinformation and beaten into submission not by sinister-looking soldiers, but by their teachers and local police.
Changes to the Google search engine will have Internet users receiving “facts” and tips from sources like the CIA World Factbook, Wikipedia and the World Bank along with search results. The new feature, called Knowledge Graph, takes a step away from the traditional search engine practice of matching keywords.