Brain Zaps Can Trigger Lucid DreamsLucid dreams, in which people are aware of and can control their dreams, are rare. But now scientists have found they can induce this weird state of mind in people by zapping their brains with a specific frequency of electricity.
Does New Boston Bombing Report Hint at Hidden Global Intrigue?By Russ Baker on Apr 14, 2014 The US government’s latest report on the Boston Marathon bombing is so full of revealing information buried in plain sight, it seems as if an insider is imploring someone-anyone-to dig deeper. It reads like the work of an unhappy participant in a cover-up.
SOMETHING HUGE JUST HAPPENED AND THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA IS IGNORING ITYou may be aware of Mark Levin's book “The Liberty Amendments” released last year which called for a “Convention of the States”. Article 5 of the Constitution gives the several states the ability to convene a convention in which the Constitution may be amended, changed, or even scrapped.
Robert Reich: Four Big Conservative Lies About InequalityEven though French economist Thomas Piketty has made an air-tight case that we’re heading toward levels of inequality not seen since the days of the 19th century robber barons, right-wing conservatives haven’t stopped lying about what’s happening and what to do about it. Herewith, the four biggest right-wing lies about inequality, followed by the truth.
Vermont governor signs first in US GMO-labeling law to go into effectVermont will become the first state to enact a law requiring labels on foods with genetically modified ingredients after the governor signed the bill into law on Thursday afternoon. The bill will go into effect in July 2016. “I am proud of Vermont for being the first state in the nation to ensure that Vermonters will know what is in their food.
US economy is the least entrepreneurial in decadesAFP Photo / Stan Honda Entrepreneurism in American has been on the decline for at least 30 years, a new report suggests, and for the first time in three decades the number of business “deaths” in the United States exceeds that of “births.”
Federal judge orders FBI to reveal name of informantsAFP Photo / Mandel Ngan A District Court judge in Washington, DC has ordered the Federal Bureau of Information to release documents likely to reveal the identity of two confidential informants. Since 2012, photojournalist Laura Sennett has been attempting to get her hands on any and all documents the FBI has collected on her ahead of an armed raid they conducted at her Arlington, Virginia home four years earlier.
Technology law will soon be reshaped by people who don’t use emailThere’s been much discussion – and derision – of the US supreme court’s recent forays into cellphones and the internet, but as more and more of these cases bubble up to the high chamber, including surveillance reform, we won’t be laughing for long: the future of technology and privacy law will undoubtedly be written over the next few years by nine individuals who haven’t “really ‘gotten to’ email” and find Facebook and Twitter “a challenge” .
Phone Company Bid to Keep Data From N.S.A. Is RejectedWASHINGTON – A telephone company asked the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in January to stop requiring it to give records of its customers’ calls to the National Security Agency, in light of a ruling by a Federal District Court judge that the N.S.A. program is likely unconstitutional, according to court papers declassified on Friday.
Supreme Court Refuses Challenge To NDAA Indefinite Detention Of AmericansThrows out case against provision that could see Americans kidnapped by government without charge Steve Watson Infowars.com April 30, 2014 The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal against the clause of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which, the plaintiffs argue, allows for indefinite detention of Americans by the military.
Towards the End of U.S. Propaganda” – Rulers have always tried to convince their subjects of the correctness of their actions, because crowds never follow men they know to be bad. The twentieth century has seen new ways of spreading ideas unburdened by the truth. Westerners trace modern propaganda to Nazi minister Joseph Goebbels.
Florida man arrested for filming another arrestA screenshot from CBS video A Florida man is facing criminal charges after an officer arrested him – all for taping the officer as he attempted to detain another individual. The incident began on St. Patrick’s Day, when Miami-Dade Officer Michael Valdez arrived at a store in Cutler Bay in order to arrest the owner on misdemeanor traffic charges.
Supreme Court agrees to consider case on rescinding mortgage loansThe Jesinoskis’ lawsuit claims that when their loan was closed, Countrywide did not provide all of the disclosures required by the Truth in Lending Act. Their suit states that they were not provided with two copies of a “Notice of Right to Cancel” and two copies of a “Truth in Lending Disclosure Statement.”
Sharyl Attkisson paints CBS News as a bunch of cowardsInteresting things happen when Sharyl Attkisson chats with radio host Chris Stigall on Philadelphia station WPHT. It was on Stigall’s show last May, for instance, that Attkisson got into some detail about the allegedly spooky circumstances surrounding hacking breaches into her home and work computers.