Could this Maine pipeline become the next Keystone XL?

2014-03-27T132348Z_1_CBREA2Q118400_RTROPTP_4_CANADA-PIPELINE-IRVINGS-e1397149229296 Environmentalists and lawmakers are gearing up to battle another potential pipeline proposal that would bring Canadian oil sands into the United States. There are concerns that the Portland Pipe Line Corp. (PPLC) will reverse the flow of its pipeline so it will bring Canadian oil sands into the U.S. through North County, Maine. Last Friday, […]

Is Confronting Federal Power an Act of Domestic Terrorism?

Rancher-protest-vid-620x348 Senator Harry Reid calls Bundy protesters domestic terrorists. But what act of terrorism did they commit? Meanwhile, the President's adviser on Homeland Security says that families and communities can recognize homegrown terrorism by looking out for a "confrontational child." Turns out, if you look at what happened in Nevada, the answer may be "yes." Ben […]

Report: Nevada Obamacare exchange considered dumping all customers

13SSH012_English_Master Nevada's Obamacare exchange and its lead contractor Xerox allegedly discussed dumping sign-ups from its queue and starting over while dealing with serious website glitches, according to documents released Wednesday. Matthew Callister, an attorney who has filed a class-action lawsuit against the exchange, released anonymous emails allegedly from a Nevada Health Link employee. Callister took the […]

Unprecedented Plague Has Hit Oranges and Bananas

bananas-and-oranges What is causing all of these plagues to hit our food supply? Have you heard of citrus greening disease? Probably not, but it has already gotten so bad that it is being projected that Florida’s orange harvest will be the smallest in 30 years. Have you heard of TR4? Probably not, but it has become […]

Pre-Crime Systems Now Actively Monitoring the Internet: “The Computer Algorithm Learns the Pattern and Produces a Prediction”

pre-crime With revelations that the National Security Agency has collected some 20 trillion phone calls and emails via an expansive nationwide surveillance network, most Americans have already come to the realization that everything they do is being monitored. But many shrug off Big Brother’s prying eyes by suggesting that, since they aren’t doing anything wrong, they […]

Progressives Increasingly Comparing Global Warming to Slavery

72988799kk001-gore On Earth Day, liberal MSNBC host Chris Hayes published a piece for The Nation which compared the political economy of global warming to the political economy of slavery. Hayes compared the financial interests of preserving slavery to the financial interests of burning hydrocarbons which environmentalists say cause global warming. “The last time in American history […]