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Saturday, June 3, 2017

Thomas Paine: American Crisis

Thomas Paine: American Crisis



December 23, 1776

THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value.


Xiaxue ♥‿♥ on Twitter: "NEW TATTOO #covfefe https://t.co/DDCx3T4zDS"

Xiaxue ♥‿♥ on Twitter: "NEW TATTOO #covfefe https://t.co/DDCx3T4zDS"

Why 'Fringe' Season 2 Episode "White Tulip" Is One Of The Greatest Hours In Television History

Why 'Fringe' Season 2 Episode "White Tulip" Is One Of The Greatest Hours In Television History

Friday, June 2, 2017

Duke on Twitter: "Now I see why liberals are upset. The ideology that capitalism requires Fed regulation (big gov) is falling apart. #ParisAgreement ���� https://t.co/5lrWXmA87n"

Duke on Twitter: "Now I see why liberals are upset. The ideology that capitalism requires Fed regulation (big gov) is falling apart. #ParisAgreement ���� https://t.co/5lrWXmA87n"

Common Language Doesn’t Equal Common Culture

Common Language Doesn’t Equal Common Culture



Turns out, quite different! Just because two cultures share a common language or are in a similar part of the world does not necessary mean that they share a common business culture. This sounds like an obvious point, but it’s one that people often overlook when doing business overseas, especially in countries with superficial similarities that can mask important underlying differences. Assumptions like these can lead to awkward — or unprofessional — interactions in a different culture.

Many Surprising Foods Found to Contain Monsanto’s Deadly Poison

Many Surprising Foods Found to Contain Monsanto’s Deadly Poison



Yet, mysteriously, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Residue Program, which is tasked with monitoring pesticide residues in the U.S. food supply, does not test for glyphosate residues.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Bitcoin could help the world, says investor

Bitcoin could help the world, says investor

The current debt-based market with unlimited supply and limited borders, allows for "too much quantitative easing," which is behind the problem of "too much debt and too little growth," according to Rainer Michael Preiss, executive director of Taurus Wealth Advisors. And that, he said, is where bitcoin comes in.


WGN TV News on Twitter: "Chicago is one of the most expensive commuter cities in the world https://t.co/8ZwPrMFRJr"

WGN TV News on Twitter: "Chicago is one of the most expensive commuter cities in the world https://t.co/8ZwPrMFRJr"

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Seth Rich timeline reveals questions that haven’t been answered

Seth Rich timeline reveals questions that haven’t been answered



A statement from an unidentified federal investigator. A comment from a blogger. Uncorroborated claims that his laptop had a cache of DNC emails and evidence of WikiLeaks contact.
But the murder has yet to be solved, and while police describe the attack as an attempted robbery, Rich still had his watch, wallet and phone when he was found.


The Week That Perished - Taki's Magazine



The Week That Perished - Taki's Magazine




Now comes a scholarly paper to establish that the conventional wisdom has been correct all along. Published in Evolution and Human Behavior, “Is sociopolitical egalitarianism related to bodily and facial formidability in men?” finds a pronounced negative correlation between a man’s muscularity and his support for economic redistribution schemes.



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