1. Ralph47

    California The Worst State?

    According to a recently posted article, California rates at the very bottom of "the quality of life" ratings. But our son seems perfectly happy here, and I have no problem with the State, other than the Interstate Highway and streets are in rough shape, compared to FL. Plus the weather (this...
  2. N

    State of the Union

    ' And there they are! bold as brass -- fasces bini --- one on either side of the Speaker's platform !! Are people so blind that they don't see them at every State of the Union broadcast? It has long been clear to me that, without missing a beat, the United States ruling class took the Nazi...
  3. N

    War Crimes, the Deep State, and Praetorian Guards

    ' More than 30 Top U.S. Officials Guilty of War Crimes emphases added .
  4. N

    America in Turmoil: From Deep State Insurgency to Deep State Spying

    America in Turmoil: From Deep State Insurgency to Deep State Spying .
  5. C

    An Eminent Psychiatrist Demurs on Trump’s Mental State

    His psychological motivations are too obvious to be interesting, and analyzing them will not halt his headlong power grab. The antidote to a dystopic Trumpean dark age is political, not psychological...
  6. N

    The great strength of the totalitarian state....

    ' THE GREAT STRENGTH OF THE TOTALITARIAN STATE IS THAT IT FORCES THOSE WHO FEAR IT TO IMITATE IT ---Adolf Hitler The Jingoistic excesses of modern American "super-patriots" go far beyond the relatively mild cult of the Nazi Waffen SS. One needs to go back to the Roman Empire to see such...
  7. S

    Global trade and the state of the union speech.

    I’m a proponent of a policy based upon Warren Buffett’s unilateral Import Certificates concept. His market, (not government) driven concept would significantly reduce USA’s trade deficit of global goods, be of no net expense to our federal budget, act as a subsidy of our exports and would...
  8. RicardoDU

    Seperation - Church/State

    I want to start off by saying that I believe that there is a God, so don't take this as a militant post against that notion. This is also totally in my opinion. I just want to put my thoughts on this subject out there to gain a better understanding of what others think on the topic and of my...
  9. chris7375

    State Department found made mistakes over Benghazi.

    The State Dept was found to be at fault for Benghazi. Though not completely at fault but enough of the blame is theirs. The intelligence agency have to shoulder some of the blame. Now was the Homeland Department not created to make sure this exact thing did not happen? I would think if it has...
  10. myp

    Indian state's success with iris-scanning id to prevent fraud

    India is finding success by using iris-scanners to stop fraud in its (very corrupted) distribution of limited supplies to the poorest of the country. For anyone who is not familiar with India's situation, the country has a terrible poverty program and a terrible corruption problem which often...
  11. T

    51st American state.

    It was done in a plebiscite to attach the port rich country that has lived as a territory free American official to become a state. Now is fitting to Congress for approval, I do not know what impact cultural, political and financial now. It will be the first state in the united states...
  12. myp

    UN votes to give Palestine sovereign state recognition

    Nine countries including the US, Canada, and Israel voted against. The vote was overwhelmingly for. Can't say I saw this coming.
  13. myp

    State questions/propositions

    What state questions or propositions are being voted on in your state in this election and how do you feel about them? We have quite a few in Maryland this time with the biggest ones being the following: Question 5 on redistricting- I plan on voting no, we have one of the most convoluted...
  14. M

    Carcinogen warning labels for Coke and Pepsi; State of California decision!

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  15. K

    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Torpedoing the Two State Solution Israeli Settlements Click the link to for the entire report. So, what do you guys think about the Israeli settlement construction, and/or you take on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in general.
  16. P

    California Gov. Brown signs state "dream act"

    This will give illegal aliens in-state tuition and eligibility for education aid from california taxpayers. US citizens from other states will continue to pay unbelievably high out-of-state tuition, as will foreign students legally here on education visas. This in a state with one of the...
  17. myp

    State of the Union (and Republican response)

    Obama just presented the State of the Union, emphasizing the number one issue on everyone's mind: the economy. He talked about increasing exports, freezing spending, and improving America's competitiveness. Rep. Paul Ryan made the Republican response in which he heavily stressed debt...
  18. Dirk

    Israel/Palestine - Two State Solution?

    Essentially, the question is this: Which settlement would you prefer between Israel and Palestine? Please explain why, in a post.
  19. myp

    Health insurance mandates and state sovereignty

    With the next vote on the pending healthcare bill right around the corner, once more the issue of state sovereignty has come up. For those who may not know, several state legislatures have expressed discontent with the bill since it was first talked about, especially in regards to their...
  20. myp

    State legislatures to Feds: stay out of education

    State legislatures recently expressed discontent with the proposed education reform plan in Washington. Many states are worried about the overreaching hand of the Federal government, especially in areas such as education. In light of Federal policies such as "No Child Left Behind," it is quite...