July 2013

Of Course The Police Are Soldiers

On yesterday's 7-9-13 show the Third Amendment was being discussed and a caller mentioned a case in Henderson where police arrested a family for refusing to allow them to use their home for a domestic violence investigation. The question was then raised as whether or not police are really soldiers and Thom, kind of fudged on this issue hinting that maybe they could be because they have been increasingly miltitarized. Oh, come on, of couse the police are soldiers and always have been. They wear uniforms, they have military ranks like sargeant, lieutenant, captain, etc.

Evidence Zimmerman injured himself

This seems to make sense to me. Evidence Zimmerman injured himself.

Obama's "State Secrets" Loophole Gets Closed By Judge

If you haven't seen the latest from RT.com today, you must see this one: http://rt.com/usa/state-secrets-nsa-lawsuit-continue-807/

Germany’s Merkel following surveillance philosophy of Nazi’s and Communist GDR.

And that’s not saying much for Obama who was in bed with her on the whole thing.

Poor Greece, they didn’t stand a chance against Obama and Merkel.

Higgins--how is your Cat?

Hi Thom,

CEO compensation

I recall your mentioning that the past two CEO's for United Health Care received compensation of $1 billion. Did I hear this correctly? If so, is this compensation for a single year or a multi-year contract.? Thanks for your attention. Barbara

Walker/Gogebic Mining deploy BulletProof security with high-powered semi-automatic assault rifles.

Obama is basically doing the same for ALCO in Afganistan…..and in both cases it is wrong.


Hired Thugs/Mercenaries in the NorthWoods of Wisconsin

This is how one mining corporation is protecting themselves in the North Woods of Wisconsin from "activists".

Multiple videos from the First Nation (photo is from Indian Country News also)

Also postings
On Daily Kos

NSA: Should countries repudiate debt and contracts illegally obtained via IMF and World Bank?

Gotta wonder. Sounding more and more like NSA = 1%’rs, their Corporations and entities in-service, as well as Banksters gone wild.

Not my president

Snowden in Der Spiegel: Multinational Corps and allied Countries all conspire with US.

Poor Greece, they never stood a chance when Obama and Merkel set about ripping the Country off (including by burdening the country with IMF debt the proceeds of which went to pay back rich investors that lost money after Goldman Sachs defrauded Greece into bankruptcy). And then to order Western State Run media to smear Greece as irresponsible to facilitate the theft is reprehensible.

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Does Trump "Tweet" When His Staff Says No?

Thom plus logo Lev Parnas tells the story of how Donald Trump fired ambassador Marie Yovanovitch at least "four or five times," and that they were afraid that he would "fire her with a tweet." This is not the first time we have heard from White House insiders that the president often gives irrational or stupid orders that his staff then ignores.