"If liberty means anything at all it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." - George Orwell

Local Currencies

LOCAL CURRENCIES: Some communities are partially opting out of the debt-money system that is ruling us, failing us, and taking our wealth. They issue their own currency and back it with goods and services produced locally.

The local-currency movement displays a fascinating set of trends: away from globalization, away from corporate control, away from […]

"The essential factor in the rise and fall of nations is the quality of the people." - W.C.D. and C. Whetham

Liberals Aren’t the Enemy

LIBERALS AREN’T THE ENEMY: Too many Euro-folk have a habit of describing those who oppose our survival as “liberals.” But some of the most ferocious opponents of our self-determination today call themselves “conservatives” or “fundamentalists.” And it’s a bad idea to alienate those who self-describe as liberals. Many of them are intelligent, highly-evolved White […]

"Evolution is a light which illuminates all facts, a trajectory which all lines of thought must follow—this is what evolution is." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Jefferson Said it Well

JEFFERSON SAID IT WELL: “I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground: That ‘all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States or to the people.’ To take a single step beyond the boundaries thus specially […]

"The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits." - Plutarch

Has Anyone Noticed?

HAS ANYONE NOTICED?: “Our new president” has dismantled the NSA’s and CIA’s and FBI’s wiretapping and snooping programs… hasn’t he? He’s stopped the wars in the Middle East… right? And lobby groups for special interests like Wall Street and Israel no longer rule Washington… as promised, right?

Sorry, but… those were just more lies. […]

"Plastic surgery obscures or inverts the message that your genes are expressing through your appearance. Except when it's restorative, it is a kind of deception." - Kevin Alfred Strom

Yapping About Gitmo and Terrorists

Prisoners at Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba: What crimes have they committed that Bill Clinton and George Bush have not?

by Kevin Alfred Strom

THE NEOCON TALK HOSTS like Hannity and Limbaugh and their coevals from the “liberal” side are making a lot of noise about the “terror suspects” who have been imprisoned at […]

"I learned long ago never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it." - George Bernard Shaw

Bankrupting the Country

BANKRUPTING THE COUNTRY?: Many economists these days are expressing fears that the “stimulus” program and spending sprees of the regime in Washington could lead to severe inflation, “bankrupting the country.” They make a good case, but it’s a little confusing when they refer to bankrupting the country when really they’re referring to bankrupting the […]

"Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel." - Horace Walpole

Russia Favors Euro Over Dollar

RUSSIA FAVORS EURO OVER DOLLAR: According to Pravda, “the U.S. dollar is not Russia’s basic reserve currency anymore.” Though dollar-based assets at Russia’s central bank are still substantial at over 40%, they are dropping and have now been exceeded by Euro-based assets.

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"The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits." - Plutarch

Freedom of Association: A Criminal Act?

by Kevin Alfred Strom

IT WAS RECENTLY reported that a London bank had laid off some employees — nothing unusual about that these days. But there was a buzz of discussion about the fact that, horror of horrors, they had supposedly laid off foreign workers in greater proportion than British ones. One writer said that […]

"If intelligence does not exist at birth, it will not exist at all." - Salvador Dalí

Doctor’s Journal Fights Israel Lobby

DOCTOR’S JOURNAL FIGHTS ISRAEL LOBBY: ‘The British Medical Journal, one of the most respected publications of its kind, has issued a stern editorial complaining about orchestrated campaigns in support of Israel,’ according to Religious Intelligence News. The BMJ also reveals for the first time that in 1981, “when World Medicine, a popular medical magazine, […]

"All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance." - Edward Gibbon

The Disappearing Male

THE DISAPPEARING MALE: According to a recent documentary from the CBC: ‘The male birthrate is on the decline globally – how much are chemicals to blame?… The last few decades have seen steady and dramatic increases in the incidence of boys and young men suffering from genital deformities, low sperm count, sperm abnormalities and […]