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Mar 05 10:46

San Francisco bridge jumper credits sea lion for keeping him afloat and saving his life

A man who jumped off San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge in an attempt to take his own life, has told how he survived against all odds after a sea lion kept him afloat until a coastguard arrived.

Mar 05 10:45

Washington, DC, police chief on marijuana: "All those arrests do is make people hate us"

Washington, DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier seems fairly enthusiastic about marijuana legalization in the District, even decrying the past system of prohibition and how it tarnished community relations with police.

Mar 05 10:42

Minority Groups Rally Outside Fed

Minority activist organizations demonstrated in the snow outside the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, insisting that the institution keep interest rates low until stubbornly high unemployment rates in nonwhite communities drop further.

People waking up to the fed?

Mar 05 10:38

Curbs on Surveillance State Urged

In the post 9/11 era, the U.S. government vastly expanded its surveillance of nearly everyone on earth, even U.S. citizens, brushing aside constitutional protections in the name of security. A group of intelligence veterans urges reform of those practices to protect privacy and to stop the waste of resources.

Mar 05 10:31

Obama’s Biggest Lie About Obamacare

Eric Zuesse
RINF Alternative News

He promised “universal coverage” but delivered a plan in which that was impossible. Consequently, whereas 85.4% of Americans had coverage in 2008, only 87.7% have coverage today, far short of the promised 100% — though 100% coverage is the norm in industrialized countries. The reason: Universal coverage requires that healthcare be treated as a right not a privilege, but doing that would cut billions from profits to healthcare stockholders, who include most of the aristocracy — and America is run for the aristocracy’s benefit, not for the public’s.

Mar 05 10:24

Video: Cops Lie About Breaking Handcuffed Man’s Skull Open

A New Mexico man is suing the city of Las Cruces for 12.5 million dollars after a vicious assault that left him in the ICU for days was captured on video in December.

Mar 05 10:15

LSD cures depression? Scientists plead for cash to fund ‘exciting’ drug study

British scientists are asking the public for financial backing to push forward an “exciting” study exploring the positive impacts of psychedelic drugs like LSD on the brain.

Mar 05 10:11

Farrakhan: Netanyahu aims to undermine Obama, drive U.S. to war with Iran

Minister Louis Farrakhan spoke on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's trip to the USA to undermine President Barack Obama's attempt to dialogue with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Rather than observing customary protocol—that is arranging the visit of a head of state with top officials in the country to be visited—Republican Speaker of the House, John Boehner informed the White House of the Netanyahu invitation just 10 minutes before it was announced to the public, on Jan. 21, the morning after the president’s State of the Union address.

Mar 05 10:06

Snowden Deserves Petraeus-Like Deal, Backers Say: 'Gen. Petraeus violated the law to impress a girlfriend. Edward Snowden released confidential information in order to bring attention to overwhelming and pervasive constitutional violations.'

One man provided his mistress secret information for use in a biography about himself and then lied about it. The other openly shared secrets to stop what he saw as improper mass surveillance, spawning Supreme Court-bound lawsuits, presidential policy pivots and global concern about privacy.

Mar 05 10:06

Hotel Refuses to Serve Veteran and Calls the Police, You Won’t Believe Why!

The way some Americans decide to treat our brave war veterans is getting worse.
In this story, out of Daytona Beach, Florida, a proud American veteran was treated with contemptible disrespect by a hotel desk clerk who refused to rent him a room.

Mar 05 10:01

ECB Will Cut Rates To Minus 3%: JP Morgan

Should a tail event such a deflationary spiral or Grexit occur, limits on ECB asset purchases will put Mario Draghi at a disadvantage as other central banks race to the bottom. JP Morgan says this will force the ECB to cut interest rates for cash deposits to minus 3% while the dollar will appreciate by 20%, reaching parity with euro in 2015.

Mar 05 10:01

The Daily Paul DELETED My Account - Added by Kelso Potsovoli

He's not the only one !

Mar 05 09:58

Prohibit Any Laws Mandating the Force and Requirement of Vaccinations of Any Kind,”

Americans Sign White House Petition Opposing Mandatory Vaccinations

HAVE YOU?

Mar 05 09:52

Encryption Backdoors Will Always Turn Around And Bite You In The Ass

Whether it's creating vulnerabilities that come back to undermine security on the internet decades later, or merely giving cover to foreign nations to undermine strong encryption, backdoors are a terrible idea which should be relegated to the dustbin of history.

WEBMASTER ADDITION: Not if you create your own encryption!

Mar 05 09:47

We are Rome.

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