Thomas Paine

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

13 October - Quick Picks

Big Bang Was Actually a Phase Change, New Theory Says
Physicists say the Big Bang was a phase change, like water freezing into ice, rather than an explosion. The theory — May your search through nature, lead you to yourself..
“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” -Albert Camus
1 Billion AGAINST Indefinite Detention without trial law's Photos · 1 Billion AGAINST Indefinite Detention without trial law's Page

They finally agreed on something...

The "U.S. is a Battlefield" bill that gives the military the right to indefinitely detain U.S. Citizens without any due process. In passing this law, the U.S. Government has COMMITTED TREASON Against The American People.

If you are ACCUSED or SUSPECTED of being a Terrorist, you will detained by the military indefinitely and without any due process.

The NDAA violates the Posse Comitatus Act (
18 U.S.C. § 1385), as it will allow federal military personnel to engage in domestic law enforcement. This is profoundly unconstitutional and scary.

"Any person who has committed a belligerent act" against the US can be detained. S.1253 has become S.1867

H.R. 1540 / S.1867 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012:

Introduced: Apr 14, 2011
Passed House: May 26, 2011
Passed Senate: Dec 1, 2011
Differences Resolved: Dec 14, 2011
Signed by President: Dec.31,2011

H.R.1540: Full Text Here:

S.1867: Full Text Here:

Senate Vote – Dec 1, 2011: This bill passed in the Senate by roll call vote. The totals were 93 Ayes, 7 Nays. Vote Details:

S.1867--Bill Sponsors Levin and McCain – all info on it:

Bill Overview on GovTrack:


H.R. 1540 Bill Overview:

H.R. 1540 – Bill Sponsor Howard McKeon R-CA – all info on it:

House Vote - May 26, 2011:

Conference Report Highlights:
Conference Report Vote in the House:
Conference Report Vote in the Senate:
Conference Report:

H. R. 1540 Final, As presented to the President:

The NDAA Indefinite Detention Clauses - As Clear as Mud:

Three myths about the detention bill:

The end of America: House and Senate pass final version of NDAA:

Raha Wala Writes His Own FAQ on the NDAA:

House-Senate Side-by-Side of NDAA Provisions: Part I:

House-Senate Side-by-Side of NDAA Provisions: Part II:

List of Twitter IDs for senators who voted for/against the NDAA:

Tell Congress: Fix the NDAA:

Stop NDAA:

Greenwald on the NDAA:

In America, Journalists Are Considered Terrorists:

With a DEMOCRACY such as ours, who needs a DICTATORSHIP?

Chris Hedges, Daniel Ellsberg on the NDAA:

US Totalitarian State Wins After All: Obama Reinstates NDAA Military Detention Provision:

Appeals Panel Undermines Free Speech Victory Over NDAA:
— with Jennifer Judeich Malloy.
Care2's photo.
BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING? New technology will monitor students with microchip tags:
►Internet Rising is a digi-documentary investigating the evolving relationships between the Internet and collective consciousness of humanity. It provokes many questions about ancient and modern paradoxes of life, its pleasures and pains and the gray area contrasts in between – but most of all it is meant to be an inspiring conversation starter.
Knowledge of Today: Internet Rising (Documentary Film)
The real revolution is the Revolution of Consciousness. Wake up to the Truth - Join the Global Shift in Awareness!
Wow! President of Gambia says special herbs cured dozens of patients with HIV, AIDS — “You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that's being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world.” -Terence McKenna
WORLD ACTION TODAY in over 100 cities worldwide! This is from Madrid, Sol sq., a few hours ago. #13O

#globalNOISE is kicking off! A revolutionary coalition of social movements including Occupy, 15M, Real Democracy Now!, #YoSoy132, Blockupy, Strike Debt, and others are taking our collective indignation to the streets. We are banging pots and pans in hundreds of cities around the world in a massive show of global solidarity against debt, austerity, and neoliberal imperialism. Stay tuned for live international updates, but don't just read about it: get banging!

Interactive Map Here:

Communiqué Internationale de Paris: October 13 Against Debt

Live Stream from several locations:

This is How Spain Thanks the Nobel Committee for the EU Peace Prize… This video footage is from yesterday (Spain looks indistinguishable from Beirut):
Thursday, when a photographer took a flight for independent environmental organizations over the Bayou Corne sinkhole, he got more than a good view of the disaster area. Intense petroleum fumes were the heaviest and strongest he has ever experienced, as officials identified oil there is crude and not diesel fuel, and identified the latest 4-mile oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico to be from BP's wrecked Macondo well, raising questions about whose oil is wreaking havoc in Assumption Parish causing fish kills and people to suffer with chemical exposure signs.
Independent sinkhole flyover catches crude oil stench, but whose?
Thursday, when a photographer took a flight for independent environmental organizations over the Bayou Corne sinkhole, he got more than a good view of the disas
Real Coastal Warriors shared 28 Stones's photo.
To stay informed on this "growing" disaster, go to,, and "28 Stones" on Facebook (

Governor Bobby Jindal's office line - 225-342-7015.

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