• Police State

    Police Unleash ‘Brutal Attacks’ on Austerity Protesters in Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico

    Source: Common Dreams May 2, 2018 by Jessica Corbett While “inhumane and strikingly antidemocratic” budget cuts are imposed on the U.S. territory, outrage after law enforcement used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up May Day demonstrations. Police in Puerto Rico deployed tear gas and fired rubber bullets to shut down May Day protests as thousands of people took to the streets of the U.S. territory, which is still battling the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria—and a debt crisis that preceded the storm. While people worldwide demonstrated Tuesday to demand improved labor conditions on International Workers Day, Puerto Ricans also turned out to protest the Trump administration’s failed response…

  • Climate Change

    Climate Alarmists Demand Wartime Austerity, Rationing, Controls

    by  William F. Jasper The New American Global-warming alarmists are turning up the heated rhetoric as the UN’s Paris “Climate Summit” approaches, claiming that the supposed “crisis” of global warming is “the equivalent of war,” even though there has been no measurable warming of the planet for the past nearly 19 years. “It is life on our planet itself which is at stake,” French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius declared on November 8 at a press conference in Paris, as foreign ministers and climate envoys from around the world met to prepare for the United Nations global summit on climate change. The heavily promoted event will take place in the “City…

  • News/Commentary

    Reality Zone Unfiltered News 2010 November 20-26

    US: Virginia federal judge to rule on whether ObamaCare violates the Constitution. The question is: Can the fed require citizens to buy commercial insurance? If this judge says no, the issue will go to higher courts for review. [Even if this provision is declared unconstitutional, the rest of ObamaCare (95% of it) will remain. This challenge is good, but far short of what is needed. The whole bill should be repealed.] NY Times 2010 Nov 26 (Cached) Irish bonds are severely rated down and Anglo Irish Bank now is ‘junk’ as a result of bailout discussions. Senior bondholders may be required to cover some of the losses; junior bondholders already…

  • News/Commentary

    Reality Zone Unfiltered News 2010 October 2-8

    Global hurricane activity is now at a 33-year low. This flies in the face of the claims by global-warming mythmakers who have said the Earth is threatened by an increase in hurricanes and other forms of “climate disruption.” [Don’t worry. They simply will revise their story and say that the drop in hurricane activity is proof of global warming. You can count on that.] WattsUpWithThat 2010 Oct 8 (Cached) US: Federal judge rules that Obama’s health-care provision that makes it mandatory for individuals to buy health insurance is Constitutional. This ruling will be appealed. [Do not expect federal courts to stop the expanding power of the federal government. The only…