Want to Sabotage Bad Laws? Healthy Contempt is More Important Than Legal Strategy. – Hit & Run : Reason.com


Want to maintain your rights as expressed in the U.S. Constitution? You need to get active opposing bad laws NOW. That oppression you are promised will come? It will come under the guise of and color of LAW. It will be enforced by a thousand layers of bureaucracy. It will ultimately take your lifestyle, if not your life.

Want to Sabotage Bad Laws? Healthy Contempt is More Important Than Legal Strategy. – Hit & Run : Reason.com.

But the key to rendering stupid laws irrelevant isn’t a clever strategy, it’s an overall attitude of defiance that comes up with new creative strategies after the first ones have been countered and flows around enforcement efforts like an ocean of fuck-you.

Empirical evidence: organic/biodynamic vit = more textured wines


Originally posted on The Wine-o-scope:

A six-year comparison of organic, biodynamic, and “low-input” and “high-input” viticulture (three years of conversion, three of maintenance) recently came to fruition in South Australia, courtesy of researchers at the University of Adelaide. The full report is freely available here (and three cheers for research freely shared). It’s 73 pages long, but the conclusions are fairly simple. The most worthwhile among them: in blind trials, experienced wine professionals rated the organic and biodynamic wines more interesting than the conventional versions.

  • Soil health (nitrogen, phosphorus, organic carbon, microbe mass) was most strongly improved by compost, not by any particular management system. All four systems were tested with and without compost.
  • Compost had the single most dramatic positive effect on soil health, no matter the underlying management system.
  • Management system had no consistent effect on vine growth, berry weight, or berry composition.
  • Low-input, organic, and biodynamic alternatives yielded at 91%, 79%, and 70%, respectively, of…

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Seymour Hersh: Everything Obama said about the Bin Laden Raid is a Lie!


Brad S.:


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When I first heard about the so-called raid, it turned my stomach. When I was excoriated by an enthusiastic public for not supporting the mission, or the methods, I was called “unpatriotic”. Now it turns out I was right. Anything originating with this Whitehouse is Kabuki Theater, designed solely to manipulate you and keep you passive.

Originally posted on therightwingextremist:

Seymour Hersh: Obama’s Entire Account Of bin Laden’s Death Is One Big Lie; This Is What Really Happened

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The last time famed US investigative journalist Seymour Hersh made news in the global media was with his massive, 5000-word expose from December of 2013 “Whose sarin?” revealing the true motives behind the Syrian near-war of 2013 including what we had said from the very beginning: the very professionally created YouTube clips showing the consequences of what was said to have been an Assad poison gas attack, were nothing but a fake (subsequent reports identified the propaganda source as Rami Abdul Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, whose entire operation has been funded by an unidentified European country.)

Fast forward to today when in a report whose word count doubles his previous record for the London Review of Books, Hersh…

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Here’s how a Brazilian libertarian group proves capitalism is not just a rich man’s game


It’s rather odd that capitalism in the United States is often thought as an economic system that primarily benefits the wealthy. In many other parts of the world, the promise of free enterprise is seen as a godsend by the middle class and poor. Case in point: the Free Brazil Movement (Moviemento Brasil Livre), a…

http://rare.us/story/heres-how-a-brazilian-libertarian-group-proves-capitalism-is-not-just-a-rich-mans-game/

DOJ, FBI acknowledge flawed testimony from unit: report – NY Daily News


DOJ, FBI acknowledge flawed testimony from unit: report - NY Daily News

Between recent revelations of rampant evidence planting by local law enforcement, unconstitutional asset forfeitures, and now revelations of 20 years of false testimony by DOJ and FBI, you have no reason to believe that there is anything like criminal justice remaining in America.

Twenty-six of the 28 examiners overstated forensic matches in ways that favored prosecutors in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed so far, the Post reported Saturday, citing information from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Innocence Project.

DOJ, FBI acknowledge flawed testimony from unit: report – NY Daily News.

Computer Scientist Gives Virginia Voting Machines F- Security Grade


Brad S.:

If the votes really mattered they wouldn’t let us do it anyways.

Originally posted on JONATHAN TURLEY:

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor

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A six year effort by Computer Scientist Jerry Epstein of SRI International has finally achieved fruition in his quest to decertify AVS WinVote Machines for election use due to what can described as extremely broken security measures and weaknesses in its design. Such deficiencies were so magnified the machines had not only the potential for fault but a relatively unsophisticated hacker could have brought down the State of Virginia’s election system.

Mr. Epstein reportedly stated the WinVote system “would get an F-” in security.

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Bake for them two


Brad S.:

Guilt and shame do not lead to repentance, but the conviction of the Holy Spirit does. Love and kindness open the hearts of people to receive the Word. The Word is Christ. He said, “Neither do I judge you. Go forth and sin no more.” He is the one who delivers from sin.

Originally posted on Ten Thousand Places:

gay weddingIn Jesus’ time, the nation of Israel was under Roman rule. The Israelites were allowed to live there and practice their faith for the most part, but they had to pay taxes to Caesar and obey the Roman laws.

To the Israelites, the Romans were evil and ungodly. They had no place ruling over God’s chosen people in God’s chosen nation. That land had been promised to Moses and his descendants when God brought them out of Egypt. Their very presence in the land was blasphemous.

One of the Roman laws stated that any man could be required to drop what he was doing and carry a Roman soldier’s equipment for him for up to a mile. In the sermon on the mount, with his followers gathered around him, Jesus referenced that law and told his followers what they should do in that case:

“If anyone forces you to go…

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