Would you support an initiative to bomb Agrabah? Spending billions of dollars waging a military attack on Agrabah would mean billions of dollars in revenue for Washington insiders like Halliburton. Would you support it? There’s just one problem. Agrabah doesn’t exist. It’s the fictional city in the movie Aladdin. Yet, a clever poll by Public […]

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Guest post by Sandip Goswami, author of Epic of Time The word ‘bread’ is used here in the general sense of material food, the food we eat. Next to air and water, it is the most important thing for life. A person may live without it for some time; but after that he will surely […]

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Here is an interesting question from The Fifth Column: Since the September 11th attacks, there have been a few Islamist terrorist attacks inside the United States. In total they killed 38 people over 14 years. More veterans will kill themselves today and tomorrow than US citizens were killed in 14 years by Islamist terrorist organizations […]

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Point: Trump

13 December 2015

The politicians from both parties are owned by the same group of wealthy special interests. These bipartisan wealthy special interest groups actually receive the vast majority of tax dollars. The politicians use half-assed trickery to keep us divided over wedge issues like abortion or universal healthcare, as if an allegedly more or less efficient health […]

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It looks like the New England police union (NEPBA) will endorse Trump.1 In other unrelated news, my New England home state of Connecticut spends billions of taxpayer dollars hunting down and locking up peaceful people for things like marijuana or–coming soon–just being Muslim. Which is worse: being Muslim or being a pacifist smoking a joint? […]

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For the past 5+ years, I have made my home in Japan. I started my adventure in a very conservative, rural area filled with traditional Japanese customs, and eventually I settled into a fast-paced metropolitan lifestyle in the suburbs of Tokyo. Language barriers aside, you can imagine that I have experienced more than my fair […]

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Children suffering from Poverty