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Forget Black Friday – It’s Online ‘Cyber Monday’

Over the past several years, the Monday after Thanksgiving has given rise to just as many shopping deals as Black Friday, if not more. Cyber Monday, as it's known, has gone from retail also-ran to a key event for merchants. One report from Adobe Systems predicts this year will see Cyber Monday sales top $2 billion, a figure that reflects an 18% increase over last year. 
 Several key sellers have actually st ...

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Walmart Union Protests Fail To Dent Shoppers

Jamie Walsh faced a Black Friday dilemma: take advantage of Wal-Mart’s deals at the Salem,New Hampshire, store or support union-backed protesters demanding better pay and benefits. In the end, the deals won the day. Walsh, 42, wearing a sweatshirt from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2222, where her late brother-in-law was vice president, said she was aware of the union protests pl ...

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‚ÄėLast Chance‚Äô ‚Äď An Off Grid Opportunity

by¬†SurvivingSurvivalism.com Contributor The vast majority of the American population will be content to stay in the rat-race, stay in the system, in the life they have been told is good for them ‚Äď judged by how much they can buy, putting yet more money in the hands of the elite and when the elite begin to do away with the excess population, they will be easily led away. Some of us understand that there is a ...

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10 Freest States For Homeschooling

What could be more natural than educating our own children? Everyone can agree on that. Where people differ is who has the responsibility to educate our children? Unfortunately, because of mis-education many believe the State is responsible for educating our children. This is not the same thing as the State being responsible for providing an option for education. Rather many presume that the State has the a ...

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New Facebook Policy Raises Alarms Over Sharing Of User Data

Facebook’s new privacy policy violates EU law, raising concerns over the sharing of private data with affiliated business without user consent. US privacy experts expressed concern over how Facebook shares this data with advertisers. European Data Protection Commissioner Gary Davis has asked for Facebook to clarify its new changes to users’ privacy policy. As commissioner, Davis is responsible for ensuring ...

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‘Mankind Must Go Green Or Die’, Says Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales has warned that mankind is on the brink of ‚Äúcommitting suicide on a grand scale‚ÄĚ unless urgent progress is made in tackling green issues such as carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, intensive farming and resource depletion. Adopting uncharacteristically apocalyptic language, the Prince said the world was heading towards a ‚Äúterrifying point of no return‚ÄĚ and that future generations faced an ‚Äúu ...

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DHS Labels Liberty-Lovers as Potential Terrorists

By the Department of Homeland Security‚Äôs standards, anyone who just celebrated the Fourth of July can be capable of terrorism. A new study by the DHS states that ‚Äúthose who are reverent of individual liberty‚ÄĚ may promote terrorism. WND.com¬†reports: The study and related data were recently produced by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, or START, at the University o ...

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Google Enters Debate On UN Internet Control

Google has jumped into the debate over a UN telecom gathering set to review regulations affecting the internet, claiming it is "the wrong place" to make decisions about the future of the web. In a posting on its "take action" website on Wednesday, Google said the December gathering of the UN's International Telecommunications Union comes amid "a growing backlash on internet freedom". The ITU's World Confere ...

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Black Friday Blues? 40 Ideas for the Prepper Gift Giver

The blinds are down. The doors are bolted. You slept in. You still bask in the euphoria of a pleasant evening with friends, family, and grateful feasting. Maybe you even helped others. Congratulations - you had a great Thanksgiving! And you didn't cave to the pressure to freeze in the cold night, suspend empathy and stampede your fellow man, pregnant woman*, child, old lady, disabled veteran, for overpriced ...

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NDAA 2013: Let’s Identify The Traitors

By now anyone who pays attention to politics knows that the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2012 contained a provision that allows for the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens without charge or trial. Section 1021 of the¬†2012 NDAA¬†states that anyone suspected of being involved in terrorism or ‚Äúbelligerent acts‚ÄĚ against the U.S. can be detained by the military under the so-called¬†Authorization ...

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POLICE STATE: Feds Want Obama’s Internet Oversight Instructions Kept Secret

The National Security Agency says a special directive from Barack Obama on the organization’s reach into private Internet communications will not be made public. The announcement comes in a letter from the NSA’s Pamela Phillips to the Electronic Privacy Information Center, which had filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the document. “Because the document is under the control of the National Securi ...

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OBAMA’S AMERICA: WHERE ARTISTS ARE TERRORISTS

You know you’re a terrorist when you use paint thinner and digital clocks. It’s rough terrain for artists in America just now, especially when fencing with airport security monsters, but there’s still some good news. Artists can emote, illustrate, declaim, wax political or remake themselves in edgy glorious couture. The bad news is that doing any of the above in a manner which in any way, ever, conceivably ...

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