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PowerToThePeople

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind

http://drones.pitchinteractive.com/

Since 2004, the US has been practicing in a new kind of clandestine military operation. The justification for using drones to take out enemy targets is appealing because it removes the risk of losing American military, it's much cheaper than deploying soldiers, it's politically much easier to maneuver (i.e. flying a drone within Pakistan vs. sending troops) and it keeps the world in the dark about what is actually happening. It takes the conflict out of sight, out of mind. The success rate is extremely low and the cost on civilian lives and the general well-being of the population is very high. This project helps to bring light on the topic of drones. Not to speak for or against, but to inform and to allow you to see for yourself whether you can support drone usage or not.
Posted by PowerToThePeople | Sun Dec 22, 2013, 12:55 AM (10 replies)

Ólafur Ragnar Grímursson, President of Iceland.

How Iceland defeated the Anglo-American Bankster Mafia



'We chose democracy & human rights over banks' - Iceland president to RT

Posted by PowerToThePeople | Sat Dec 21, 2013, 08:33 PM (3 replies)

He wouldn't want that

Posted by PowerToThePeople | Mon Nov 18, 2013, 03:43 PM (0 replies)

War!

What is it good for?

Posted by PowerToThePeople | Sun Aug 25, 2013, 03:29 PM (30 replies)

A Reminder: Iraq war was illegal and breached UN charter, says Annan

The United Nations secretary general, Kofi Annan, declared explicitly for the first time last night that the US-led war on Iraq was illegal.

Mr Annan said that the invasion was not sanctioned by the UN security council or in accordance with the UN's founding charter. In an interview with the BBC World Service broadcast last night, he was asked outright if the war was illegal. He replied: "Yes, if you wish."

He then added unequivocally: "I have indicated it was not in conformity with the UN charter. From our point of view and from the charter point of view it was illegal."

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/sep/16/iraq.iraq
Posted by PowerToThePeople | Wed Aug 14, 2013, 07:00 PM (20 replies)

4th Amendment for the 21st century

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, digital footprint, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.


digital footprint being any data of any form which is capable of being associated with a specific citizen.
Posted by PowerToThePeople | Mon Aug 12, 2013, 04:27 PM (15 replies)

Is every job in every field being wal-martized??

No CEOs, Bankers, Politicians are still getting paid. Everyone else?

Posted by PowerToThePeople | Fri Aug 9, 2013, 09:45 PM (3 replies)

liberal.

the term liberal is used a lot.

It is used to describe someone in support of

Women's rights
LGBT rights
Minority Rights
Fair Judicial system
Animal Rights
and many more.

I claim that as long as a person stands in support of Capitalism or any unfair economic system, they can not be a true liberal. They are a LINO. They are willing to allow personal choice and direction, but only within the confined cage of tyranny that is Capitalism. There is no true freedom in that system, only the illusion of freedom.
Posted by PowerToThePeople | Thu Aug 8, 2013, 10:47 AM (1 replies)

We have more than 8,000 nuclear warheads in the USA

The cost of maintaining these weapons is 640 billion over the next 10 years.

I propose that we auction off the warheads to private citizens to own and maintain. The owners would need to be licensed from the state and trained in the proper care, storage, and use of the warheads. We could set up nuclear ranges where individuals could safely detonate the warheads so as to not harm anyone.

What do you think?

Ref- http://ploughshares.org/what-nuclear-weapons-cost-us

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Posted by PowerToThePeople | Mon Jul 29, 2013, 04:09 PM (2 replies)
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