On May 7th, 2015, the Federal Court of Appeals in New York ruled that the National Security Agency’s collection of American phone records in bulk is illegal. Specifically, they ruled that the practice did not fall under the scope of the USA Patriot Act, which allows wiretapping of individuals to detect and prevent terrorism. So,…Read More What Is The Patriot Act?
Since 1949, both Taiwan’s government, The Republic of China, and Mainland China’s government, The People’s Republic of China have claimed validity as the legitimate, and only, “China”. So, what’s going on? Which is the “real” China, and why do the two countries hate each other? A small disclaimer: We use these names to simplify the…Read More Why China And Taiwan Hate Each Other
Recently, terrorists attacked the offices of a satirical magazine in Paris called Charlie Hebdo , killing at least 12 people and injuring more. Many believe that this attack was in retaliation at the magazine’s cartoons which depicted the Islamic Prophet Muhammad [pbuh]. And this is not the first time that an incident like this has…Read More Why Are Pictures of Muhammad Forbidden In Islam?
A Pew Study published in 2015 reported that the number of Americans who don’t affiliate themselves with a religion jumped by almost 35% percent. That’s about 72 million Americans who consider themselves irreligious – and may be atheist, agnostic, or spiritual, but unaffiliated. And worldwide, 13% of people considered themselves “convinced atheists”, according to a…Read More Why Is Atheism More Popular Than Ever?
The Rothschild family has been accused of nearly every conspiracy we could find. They’re alleged to be leaders of secret societies, run the world’s media and financial systems, and other shady dealings. The name Rothschild is synonymous with extravagant, old world wealth. But we wanted to find out, who exactly are the Rothschilds? In a…Read More Who Is The Rothschild Family & How Much Power Do They Have?
In September 2015, an angry mob in India beat a Muslim man to death over accusations that he had eaten beef. Although there was no actual proof of this transgression, the target of the murder was one of only two Muslim families living in the majority Hindu neighborhood. Hindus are not widely known to advocate…Read More Why Are Hindus Attacking Muslims In India?
Black Flags Of Jihad are regularly used by ISIS, Al Qaeda, and a handful of other Islamic Militant groups, as a rallying cry and symbol of war. And they’ve certainly been effective at instilling fear in outsiders. But the flag’s writing, symbols, literal translation, and even color – don’t have malicious origins. They’ve just been…Read More What Does The ISIS Flag Mean? Black Flags Of Jihad Explained
The Rockefeller family is one of the richest, and most well known dynasties in the world, they’ve held positions in politics, influenced environmental protection and owned some of the most expensive real estate in the world. So, how did they amass, and hold onto so much money, and how rich are they really? Today there…Read More Who Are The Rockefellers & How Much Power Do They Have?
In early 2016, following terror attacks in Paris, the French Justice Minister resigned. She had opposed a proposal to strip French nationals of their citizenship if convicted of terrorism. This amendment faced criticism, suggesting it would discriminate and not likely deter terrorists. In fact, stripping a person of citizenship is a rare occurrence in many…Read More When Can You Be Stripped Of Your Citizenship?
Recently, a pharmaceutical research and manufacturing center in New York was repurposed for the intent of growing and refining medical marijuana. In fact, with the spread of legalized or decriminalized weed, corporations have been scrambling to cash in and gain market share on this legally murky drug. But why isn’t corporate weed more common? In…Read More How The Government Is Hurting The Marijuana Business