To Date, the Grim Old Party Has Done Nothing but Sell We the People Snake Oil

by S. Paul Forrest AmericaRevealed.org The phrase snake oil is as a derogatory term used to describe quackery; the promotion of fraudulent or unproven medical practices. The expression is also applied metaphorically to any product with questionable and/or unverifiable quality or benefit.  By extension, the term “snake oil salesman” may be applied to someone who sells fraudulent goods or who is a fraud […]

Tennessee first state to use TSA statewide

Tennessee has become the first American state to use the TSA statewide, with officers placed in airports, bus stations, weigh stations and on the highways. Using Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR), the TSA is traveling across the state monitoring the highways and weigh stations. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZKIfgk5oJk&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] “Where is a terrorist more apt to be found? […]

Florida: sit-in planned for Gov. Crist’s office Fridaythe 16th: Stopping race and class segregation through Race to the Top

But the teacher’s initial fear is giving way to something else. They are calling in sick in Miami-Dade. Their student allies are walking out of classrooms and into the streets in protest. Their parent allies have conducted a hunger strike and marched up and down the state on their behalf.

Do You Even Care Anymore?

I do not know much of Somalia.  They have been prominently Muslim dating back to the beginning of Islam.  It was a main economic hub for centuries.  The region has been muddled over by foreign governments who drew boundaries to fit their needs, without a clear understanding of the people or their needs.  Various governmental […]

Lying, firing, and barring the truth, oh my!

I would like to take this opportunity to nominate a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize for next year. I don’t know the person’s name, but it’s the junior ethics staff member that unwittingly leaked an ethics report to the press (to say nothing of the individual at the Washington Post who sucked the report […]

I’ve got nothing to hide, so why should I worry?

You’ve heard this statement many times over the past few years.  As surveillance, tracking, and CCTV use has become almost ubiquitous in several places in the world, many people hold to the belief that they truly do not have anything to hide, so they don’t object to more and more intrusions into what was once […]