No matter what you believe, know, or feel about 9/11 NYC, please know that we at the Dissenting Heretic put our arm around the grieving people of America as we remember September 2001.
May you be comforted, even when there's no answers.
Why Are Payday Loan Companies Free to Shaft the Poor?
f you asked to borrow my car for the day and I said sure, but then moved into your house, helped myself to the food in your fridge and pleasured your wife, you'd probably think I was a bit of a douche. But, with annual repayment rates of 4,214%, payday loan companies are about as pleasant.
Obama's Biggest Economic Challenge
he question at the core of America's upcoming election isn't merely whose story most voting Americans believe to be true - Mitt Romney's claim that the economy is in a stall and Obama's policies haven't worked, or Barack Obama's that it's slowly mending and his approach is working.
Miracle-Gro Poisons Bird Feed, Violates Pesticide Laws
awn and garden products company Scotts Miracle-Gro will pay $12.5 million in fines for poisoning bird feed and violating pesticide laws, officials said Friday.
Debt Collectors Cashing In on Student Loans
ost US college students hope to land a good job with a high salary after graduation. But for some the reality is very different. Many find themselves faced with insurmountable debt - and a loan industry that's happy to cash in on their misfortune.
Is Organic Food a Waste of Money?
A new study challenges the conventional wisdom on organic food.
Showdown in Chicago
reports from Chicago as the 26,000 proud members of the Chicago Teachers Union take to the picket line to send a message to Rahm Emanuel.
Wells Fargo Forecloses on Wrong Home, Destroys Homeowners' Possessions
Wells Fargo subcontractors wrongfully foreclosed on Alvin and Pat Tjosaas' home near Twentynine Palms, California, removing and destroying nearly all of the couple’s belongings.
$700 Million 9/11 Memorial Requires $1 Million Per Week to Operate
The 9/11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center brought in 4.5 million visitors in its first year, but the cost of running the attraction is $1 million a week, and that is after its $700 million construction cost.
The Myth Of The US-Israel Special Bond
Nazareth: It is possibly the greatest of American political myths, repeated ad nauseam by presidential candidates in their election campaigns. President Barack Obama has claimed that the United States enjoys a special bond with Israel unlike its relations with any other country. He has called the friendship "unshakeable", "enduring" and "unique", "anchored by our common interests and deeply held values".
Pro-Zionist, Pro-war, Pro-Opium, War Criminal Canadian Government Defames Iran & Cuts Diplomatic Links
On 7 September 2012 the Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird, announced severance of diplomatic relations with Iran , stating in part: “ Canada has closed its embassy in Iran , effective immediately, and declared personae non gratae all remaining Iranian diplomats in Canada . Canada 's position on the regime in Iran is well known. Canada views the Government of Iran as the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today.
The farm bill, explained
The US farm bill is a multi-billion dollar piece of legislation that controls the federal government’s spending on farm subsidies, food for the domestic poor, agriculture conservation programmes, and overseas food aid, among other things. President Franklin Roosevelt signed the first farm bill into law in 1933, and subsequent versions have been enacted at roughly five-year intervals ever since.
Anonymous’ Big FBI Hack Was a Big Lie
Anonymous leaked 1 million Apple device IDs last week, claiming they were found on an FBI laptop. This had the unexpected result of me wearing a tutu and putting a shoe on my head in order to elicit more information from the hacktivist group. But an NBC report has revealed the leak actually came from a boring app developer.
Surveillance System Set Up for RNC May Be Permanent
The two million dollar "crowd monitoring" surveillance system put in place in Tampa for the RNC may be there to stay.
S17: Occupy Wall Street Plans Anniversary Protest of Wall Street
Occupy Wall Street, one of the largest grassroots mass movements in U.S. history, celebrates its one year anniversary next week on September 17, and the group has planned not only a day of protest and direct action, but also weekend workshops in which protesters will bring awareness to ongoing projects, and lay out Occupy's vision for what will happen Sept 18 and beyond.
Confessions of a Former Republican: On Joining the Reality-Based Community
I used to be a serious Republican, moderate and business-oriented, who planned for a public-service career in Republican politics. But I am a Republican no longer.
9/11 was a controlled demolition
And it was covered up
Military grade nano-thermite
Spending More On Prisons Than Colleges - Report
Mark Owen '60 Minutes' Interview: Former Navy SEAL Who Participated In Bin Laden Raid Offers Details About Operation (VIDEO)
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