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- (3) PARTY! 07/25/14
- (3) How many people on the Daily Paul are in South America now, or want to move there? 07/18/14
- (2) Illuminati References 07/25/14
- (2) Killer Pain 07/25/14
- (2) Boston Police Say Residents Do Not 'Need' to Own Shotguns, Rifles 07/25/14
- (2) Another Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul's 'I told ya so' - moment: Israel-Palestine Conflict Edition 07/24/14
- (2) Last slaves on the American frontier 07/25/14
- (2) Proof that the Bible is Anti government. 07/25/14
- (2) Denise Minger: Death By Food Pyramid 07/25/14
- (1) Andrew Napolitano: WHAT If...? What if our democracy is a fraud? 07/25/14
- (1) The Last Word on Rand 07/24/14
- (1) The DOJ Is Pushing Congress To Make Unauthorized Streaming A Felony 07/25/14
- (1) Justin Amash: The Man the Chamber of Commerce Can’t Beat 07/25/14
The Last Hour
"The annual parade and fair, which locals claim is the largest free fest of its kind, occupies most of the main street and all of a nearby park. By 11 a.m. the best seats along the parade route are taken, and the free sidewalk space has been chalked up, courtesy of a nearby church, with suggested prayers and Bible verses. As the crowd sweats, the grand marshal reminds everyone to return in August for a Vietnam veteran motorcycle ride. “They didn’t really get the respect they deserved when they returned home,” he says. “Let’s make it up to them.”
Los Angeles, CA—A scientist was terminated from his job at a California State University after discovering soft tissue on a triceratops fossil, and then publishing his findings. Pacific Justice Institute filed suit, yesterday, with the Los Angeles County Superior Court, against the board of trustees of CSU, Northridge, citing discrimination for perceived religious views.
The “most moral army in the world” from “the only democracy in the Middle East” has attacked hospitals, a home for the disabled, a geriatric hospice, demolished five mosques, razed entire neighbourhoods, erased entire families – the youngest – so far – just three days old if you do not count the unborn, as in the case of twenty nine year old Samar Al Hallaq killed with her two sons, aged four and five, other members of her family and carrying her third child. Her husband was critically injured.
Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and justly so. But before accusing Russian President Vladimir Putin of war crimes or dismissing the entire episode as a tragic fluke, it’s worth looking back at another doomed passenger plane—Iran Air Flight 655—shot down on July 3, 1988, not by some scruffy rebel on contested soil but by a U.S. Navy captain in command of an Aegis-class cruiser called the Vincennes.
by William Vaughns | July 25, 2014
Residents of Boston do not need shotguns or rifles, according to Boston Police Commissioner William Evans.
Boston's top cop made that statement Wednesday on Boston Public Radio in response to Massachusetts state senator Stan Rosenberg's position that there are already "sufficient controls" on long guns at the federal level, giving no need for new state laws that grant police additional powers to deny ownership to citizens.
According to WGBH, Evans responded:
Witnesses say a pregnant woman in labor was prevented by authorities from crossing a Los Angeles street to a hospital Wednesday because the road had been closed for President Barack Obama’s impending motorcade.
The unidentified woman was barred from walking the few hundred feet to the hospital for at least 30 minutes as authorities waited for the president’s motorcade to pass by, witness Carrie Clifford told TheBlaze early Thursday morning.
Lunatic MI Govt Terrorists FORCE Organic Farmers to DESTROY 248 Gallons of Organic Milk & 1200 Free Range Eggs!Submitted by AnCapMercenary on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 18:47
As my war-survivin' late grandma (who knew a thing or two about surviving war-induced famine) would say: to throw away food, is the gravest of crimes!
By Daisy Luther
The Organic Prepper
July 24, 2014
Laura Ingraham On O'Reilly: Rand Paul's Isolationist Foreign Policy Captures What Americans Are Feeling (VIDEO)Submitted by emalvini on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 23:15
BY FOX NEWS INSIDER
JUL 24 2014 // 8:50PM AS SEEN ON THE O'REILLY FACTOR
Laura Ingraham was on “The O’Reilly Factor” to discuss if Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) can be a viable presidential candidate with his isolationist foreign policy, which departs from that of many of his fellow Republicans.
Ingraham said Paul is capturing what a lot of Americans are feeling after wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, plus so many ongoing global conflicts.
“I don't know to what extent I could talk about that order because of the classified briefings I’ve had,” Amash says. “But I will say there are tools that the NSA and other government agencies may be using that would undermine our reform efforts, so that even if we stop one method for obtaining information on Americans in violation of the Constitution, they may still use other methods.”
Watch this all the way through, the pledge at the end is priceless:
Part of Judge Napolitano's What If... Series essays
Andrew Napolitano: WHAT If...? What if our democracy is a fraud?
Andrew Napolitano | July 23, 2014
What if you were allowed to vote only because it didn’t make a difference? What if no matter how you voted, the elites always got their way? What if the concept of one person-one vote was just a fiction created by the government to induce your compliance?
What if democracy as it has come to exist in America today is dangerous to personal freedom? What if our so-called democracy erodes the people’s understanding of natural rights and the reasons for government and, instead, turns political campaigns into beauty contests?
Most arguments for the existence of a State structured society boil down to a single premise - through the existence of a State, violations of Natural Law can can be minimized. For instance, “there will be less theft,” “there will be less murder,” and so on. On the whole, it is argued that, folks will be better off. This is the Utilitarian Argument for a State. Let's explore.
The following figure demonstrates the proposition. In the absence of a State, society would arrive at a Natural Equilibrium where the inherent – yet informal – organization would result in some baseline level of violations against Natural Law – which can be assumed to be measured in some arbitrary units of value (i.e. money, emotional value, etc - shown as blue).
When a State is put in place, money, sweat, tears, etc must be extracted from the populace to sustain its existence. Under the influence of a State, by Le Chatelier's Principle, the equilibrium level of Natural Law violations will be shifted – for the better or for the worse. Under a State, both of these must be assigned a value and, subsequently, added together. If the summed value falls below the Natural Equilibrium, the State could be said to be ”worth it” (shown in dotted green) from the perspective of a cost-benefit analysis – whereas the red dotted line represents the case where the sum exceeds the Natural Equilibrium, and so, is ”not worth it”.