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News / Current Events / Random Vids - cellar door - 02-07-2013 12:38 AM

Hello, I am new and delighted to be a part of this forum. I want to start an interesting news thread and generate a general current events discussion. Clearly, this is very broad and will be covering innumerable topics but I will begin with a couple articles of interest.

1. The US Federal Reserve bank has confirmed one of its internal websites was broken into by hackers after the hacktivist group Anonymous was claimed to have stolen details of more than 4,000 bank executives.


2. The following is well known but worth reiterating, Justice Department memo reveals legal case for drone strikes on Americans.


3. China says extremely concerned after latest North Korea threats


I'll stop here to see what kind of responses this thread warrants. Good day.

RE: News & Current Events - EVILYOSHIDA - 02-07-2013 12:40 AM

Yes this is all very important. Maybe you can update this daily.

the anonymous stuff is interesting.. I find it hard to believe the govt. could not get a handle on pimply faced teens and their laptops.

RE: News & Current Events - EVILYOSHIDA - 02-07-2013 12:44 AM

I may stick this thread if you want to update it daily.

RE: News & Current Events - EVILYOSHIDA - 02-07-2013 12:46 AM

Quote:Study: 62 percent of universities have unconstitutional speech codesDecember 19, 2012
by Joel Gehrke

The Examiner

Three out of five universities in the country have speech codes that limit the First Amendment rights of students, according to a new study from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).

FIRE surveyed 400 colleges in the United States and found that 62 percent “have policies on their books that restrict a substantial amount of speech,” FIRE’s Greg Lukianoff wrote over at Ricochet. “Speech codes are university policies that prohibit expression protected by the First Amendment. At public colleges, speech codes are unconstitutional,” he also explained.


RE: News & Current Events - EVILYOSHIDA - 02-07-2013 12:58 AM

Ron Paul ? @RonPaul

Chris Kyle's death seems to confirm that "he who lives by the sword dies by the sword." Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn't make sense
5:05 PM - 04 Feb 13
Quote:Ron Paul tweets about
Chris Kyle

RE: News & Current Events - cellar door - 02-07-2013 02:51 AM

(02-07-2013 12:44 AM)EVILYOSHIDA Wrote:  I may stick this thread if you want to update it daily.

Sure, I'll update it daily if you choose to sticky it.

RE: News & Current Events - EVILYOSHIDA - 02-07-2013 02:54 AM

Done! Thanks.

I really liked what defcons did on the OG.. but he stopped.

RE: News & Current Events - EVILYOSHIDA - 02-07-2013 03:06 AM

Person Trampled As Fight Breaks Out At Greek Free Food Handout

Hundreds of Greeks scuffled for free vegetables handed out by farmers on Wednesday, leaving one man trampled and injured and prompting an outcry over the growing desperation created by economic crisis.
Startling images of Greeks struggling to seize bags of tomatoes and leeks thrown from a truck dominated Greek television, triggering a bout of soul-searching over the new depths of poverty in the debt-laden country.

One man was treated for injuries after being trampled when he fell to the ground in the commotion. A Reuters photographer at the scene was hit on the head with cauliflower heads.

The farmers said they gave away 50 metric tonnes (55.11 tons) of produce in under two hours

RE: News & Current Events - EVILYOSHIDA - 02-07-2013 04:51 AM


Man arrested after posting FB photo with baby, gun

Gun was BB gun, police say

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio —A man is being held on $2,000 bond after he was accused of posting a photo on Facebook that showed him with a baby and a gun.

Dominic Gaines was arrested early Sunday after police said he posted the photo Saturday night. He was charged with one count of child endangering.

Police said the gun turned out to be a BB gun

"Due to close proximity of the BB gun to the child, there is a substantial risk of physical harm and safety of the child," court documents stated.

In court Monday, Gaines said it was all a misunderstanding. His attorney said Gaines was holding the 1-year-old girl playing with the gun while visiting with some of his relatives.

The attorney said Gaines' ex-wife saw the photo and called police.

Gaines' father told News 5's Andrew Setters that the BB gun was pointed toward the ground, not the baby.

At his arraignment, Gaines’ attorney said the baby was never in any danger.

"What had happened was he had his nephews over, as well as his daughter, they were all playing. He was playing with a BB gun with his nephews. His brother walked in and wanted to take a picture of him with his daughter, he incidentally happened to be holding the BB gun in the picture," Andy Schoenling said.

RE: News & Current Events - superiordanes - 02-07-2013 05:00 AM

establisher of the international free press society attempted muredered yesterday


RE: News & Current Events - EVILYOSHIDA - 02-07-2013 05:01 AM

^ getting shot at for criticizing islam?


RE: News & Current Events - greenup - 02-07-2013 07:31 AM

(02-07-2013 05:01 AM)EVILYOSHIDA Wrote:  ^ getting shot at for criticizing islam?


Islam the religion of peace...

RE: News & Current Events - cellar door - 02-07-2013 12:35 PM

With another interesting day in the books here is a news update.

1.Senkaku Dispute Update: Japan says China aimed military radar at Japanese ship near disputed islands.


2. Tunisian government dissolved after opposition leader death sparks protests


3. RBS fined $612 million for libor rate rigging


4. Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner lands a new job with the Council on Foreign Relations


5. Iran's Ahmadinejad seeks strategic axis with Egypt


6. Virginia advances bill to establish its own currency


7. Cluster of 35 ancient pyramids unearthed in Sudan


8. Currency war?, UK economy may need more stimulus


If there are any complaints or suggestions please share.

RE: News & Current Events - EVILYOSHIDA - 02-07-2013 04:12 PM

all these banks getting fined for rate rigging.. NO JAIL TIME!


thanks for the updates

RE: News & Current Events - Fugazi - 02-08-2013 06:42 AM

(02-07-2013 04:12 PM)EVILYOSHIDA Wrote:  all these banks getting fined for rate rigging.. NO JAIL TIME!


thanks for the updates

Was going to say the same thing.

The precedent has now been officially established. These international banksters are above the law and apparently immune from jail time, regardless of the crimes they commit.

Drug laundering, insider trading/rate manipulation, etc.

Too big to fail, too important to be locked up. Yet the lessons from Iceland are ignored, of course.