“Will there be no more wars without an actual congressional declaration? Will the Federal Reserve Act be repealed? Will only gold and silver be called legal tender? Will we end all the unconstitutional federal departments, including the Departments of Energy, Education, Agriculture, Commerce, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, and Labor? Will the Patriot Act be repealed and all the warrantless searches stopped? Will the TSA be restrained or abolished? Will the IRS’s unconstitutional collection powers end? Will executive and judicial quasilegislative powers be ended? Will we end the federal war on drugs? Would we end the federal government’s involvement in medical care? Will we end all the federal government’s illusionary insurance programs? Will we ban secret prisons, trials without due process, and assassinations? Will we end our foreign policy of invasion and occupations?”—
Ron Paul is more principled than you or I, even to many faults. And in an age that seems to condemn nothing but hypocrisy, he’s the fucking king saint.
Two curses (Red Sox and Cubs) set into motion either way. Eddie Cicotte (the 1919 White Sox ace whose testimony is being cited) was a cheat and would do anything for money. On the other hand, like Jose Canseco, he’s not known as a liar.
“If you notice, there hasn’t been no girls of (ethnicity) at all on none of those tapes. No black girls, no Spanish girls … all white girls, and that ain’t cool, because white girls ain’t the only hos that get wild.”—The one and only Snoop Dogg, describing—back in 2003—his plan to bring more “girls of color” to the Girls Gone Wild franchise. (via newsweek)
“In the 1991 Gulf war Iraq’s armed forces used American-made colour photocopiers to produce their battle plans. That was a mistake. The circuitry in some of them contained concealed transmitters that revealed their position to American electronic-warfare aircraft, making bomb and missile strikes more precise.”—
Your “America is No. 1!” moment of the day.
“Back doors” are secret systems hidden in microchips which may be used to disable, betray or blow up the devices in which they are installed. They are on the minds of Western governments pondering whether to send weapons to rebels in Libya. (via theeconomist)
“We may not in this room have tiger blood like he does. But we do have something else in common with him: There’s going to be a lot of winning on the Republican side. … If this was a Lady Gaga song, the relationship between the youth vote and Barack Obama would be ‘Bad Romance.’”—