Monthly Archives: May 2014

A coordinated conspiracy among numerous ill veterans to avoid seeking medical care and blame their subsequent problems on President Obama.


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Admiral William H. McRaven – University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address

h/t Jim D

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Riot police fire tear gas, detain dozens of protesters in Istanbul

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This is huge (according to Organizing for Action)

The New York Times is calling President Obama’s plan “the strongest action ever taken by an American president to tackle climate change” — he’s proposing new EPA standards to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single biggest source … Continue reading

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Texas Border Patrol on Brink of Collapse

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U.S. Gasoline Consumption Plummets By Nearly 75%

by Jeff Nielsen The collapse in the “civilian participation rate” (the number of people working in the economy) and the “velocity of money” (the heartbeat of the economy) indicate an economy which is not merely in decline, but rather is being sucked downward in … Continue reading

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Guardian556 – White pine is a valuable source of protein, carbohydrates and vitamins

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Talk Show Host GOES OFF on Cops Who Burned Baby in Crib!

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Friend — I like to think of my concerts as a place for friends to come together and have a good time. Under the stars? Even better. That’s why I’m pretty excited about the chance to invite an OFA grassroots … Continue reading

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Founding Fathers in South Carolina Gender Bender

From YouTube: The University of South Carolina Upstate dropped funding for its gender studies program amidst political pressure, opting instead to fund legally mandated classes on the Constitution, Declaration of Independence, and the Federalist Papers. Is this decision evidence of … Continue reading

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by T.L. Davis A few days ago I wrote the above post full of self, of my own attitudes and baggage. I fluctuate from thinking that what I write helps, that it provides some information, that it leads some to … Continue reading

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Mission Analysis & the Four D’s

by Sam Culper I recently started incorporating the four D’s into Mission Planning and Analysis.  The mission drives intelligence and intelligence drives the fight.  Therefore if we don’t understand the mission, we can’t drive the fight. The mission of protecting … Continue reading

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US Economy Shrank By 1% In The First Quarter: First Contraction Since 2011

Some highlights: Personal consumption was largely unchanged at 2.09% from 2.04% in the first estimate and down from 2.22% in Q4. Considering the US consumer savings rate has tumbled to post crisis lows at the end of Q1, don’t expect … Continue reading

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Ukraine Helicopter With 14 Troops On Board Is Shot Down

Events in Ukraine may have been moved to the backburner because not only are they not impacting US equities but have somehow managed to push Russian stocks to pre-sanction highs, but that does not mean that there is any de-escalation … Continue reading

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Has The Next Recession Already Begun For America’s Middle Class?

by Michael Snyder Has the next major economic downturn already started?  The way that you would answer that question would probably depend on where you live.  If you live in New York City, or the suburbs of Washington D.C., or … Continue reading

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