Fukushima: Tabula Rasa direkt aus Pandora’s Büchse’

…Joska Ramelow Während ich hier in der Sonne des Hinkelsteinlandes am Golf von Morbihan ein paar schwerelose Tage mit Zelt und Fahrrad in der Bretagne verbringe, ist das Stumgeläute der […]

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38 States Call for a Constitutional Convention

One news item receiving virtually no corporate media attention is that thirty-eight state legislatures have officially requested a constitutional convention under Article V of the US Constitution. There has only been one constitutional convention – the first – in 1787. Article V requires Congress to call a constitutional convention if 2/3 of (34) states request one.

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How Nice That Obama Cares: Federal Privilege

…by Sofia Smallstorm
(Editor’s Note:Living in England has, on occasion, forced me on the spot in trying to explain why we would try to refuse socialized medicine in the US. There are a handful of solid reasons..forced vaccinations, etc. Here are some more thanks to our Sofia Smallstorm).

Want to know why the IRS is the partner of Obamacare? Because of the very nature of who is required/qualifies/will-be-penalized-for-skipping Obamacare…This bit of helpful information is from Intuit’s TurboTax website: If you don’t need to file a 2014 tax return because your income is less than the minimum, you won’t have to pay the penalty fee for not having health insurance.

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Interview with Chilean Roberto Rivera-Reyes, Poet…Exile

Rivera-Reyes described the scene that day in a soft voice but one filled with gentle passion and emotion: we could not have escaped, he said, had it not been for the local priests and nuns who spirited us away and hid us at their greatest peril. In the end, only one embassy in Valparaiso opened its doors to us…that of Colombia.

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Filter on the Roof (satire)

Following the IDF difficulties in defeating Hamas’s ballistic warfare, the Israeli Government is now urgently searching for contractors with some advanced experience in large scale reinforced concrete constructions. The mission ahead is the building of a solid concrete roof over the entire Jewish State. PM Netanyahu is determined that the only way to defend Israel’s populated area is to cover the Jewish State with a thick layer of iron and cement.

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A Quick Rant: Letter to My Russian Friends…

The new Tartars come from the west – letter to my Russian friends. Many things happen these days; and my problem is, that I know little of Russia, of Russian history and culture – and nothing of the Russian language. But during my visit to Moscow last weekend I literally „met“ the Russian Saint and hero, Ilya Muromets. His bust of white marble was positioned in a big official meeting room – his wonderful face and its strong expression met my immediate curiosity.

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The Dangerous Imagination: Book Excerpt

I Mage In. “People who wanted their kids schooled had them schooled even then; people who didn’t didn’t. That was more or less true for most of us right into the twentieth century: as late as1920, only 32 percent of American kids went past elementary school. If that sounds impossible, consider the practice in Switzerland today where only 23 percent of the student population goes to high school, though Switzerland has the world’s highest per capita income in the world.”

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Dear Readers, Meet the Ticker.

As of this morning, 10 July, 2014, we are in 57 countries!!!   I have been striving to bring important but neglected perhaps stories to a page at Vortex I […]

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