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Feinstein's NSA 'reform' bill would expand snooping powers

27.09.2013 12:06

A bipartisan group of US senators is trying to ban the NSA’s blanket surveillance program in a radical bill proposed to the Senate Intelligence Committee. But a milder bill from chairwoman Diane Feinstein would sanction more snooping on US citizens.

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Horus 27.09.2013 17:23

Not to mention th amount of toxic waist that are being pourd into water resources, and oceans?who want to drink toxic waist?

 

Horus 27.09.2013 17:21

For those who dont believe, the Earth is changing and we melted the ice caps,and people continue their nuclear bomb tests, so now you get heavy floods and odd weather and earthquakes because of greed!

 

Horus 27.09.2013 17:18

I guess I should have left out "17:04" we need to move forward

 

Sean Moore 27.09.2013 17:09

Feinstein is a cancer to America and the world. She needs to be removed but California is too diluded to see that.

 

Horus 27.09.2013 17:07

If your tired of being broke, and cutting down the forests, and destroying the planet by fracking and all that stuff for generations to come the earth cant take it much longer!

 

Horus 27.09.2013 17:04

A media blitz of ‘yellow journalism’ raged in the late 1920s and 1930s. Hearst’s newspapers ran stories emphasizing the horrors of marihuana. The menace of marihuana made headlines. Readers learned that it was responsible for everything from car accidents to loose morality.
Films like ‘Reefer Madness’ (1936), ‘Marihuana: Assassin of Youth’ (1935) and ‘Marihuana: The Devil’s Weed’ (1936) were propaganda designed by these industrialists to create an enemy. Their purpose was to gain public support so that anti-marihuana laws could be passed.

 

Horus 27.09.2013 17:02

* Henry Ford’s first Model-T was built to run on hemp gasoline and the CAR ITSELF WAS CONTRUCTED FROM HEMP! On his large estate, Ford was photographed among his hemp fields. The car, ‘grown from the soil,’ had hemp plastic panels whose impact strength was 10 times stronger than steel; Popular Mechanics, 1941.
* Hemp called ‘Billion Dollar Crop.’ It was the first time a cash crop had a business potential to exceed a billion dollars; Popular Mechanics, Feb., 1938.

 

Horus 27.09.2013 17:01

* In 1916, the U.S. Government predicted that by the 1940s all paper would come from hemp and that no more trees need to be cut down. Government studies report that 1 acre of hemp equals 4.1 acres of trees. Plans were in the works to implement such programs; Department of Agriculture
* Quality paints and varnishes were made from hemp seed oil until 1937. 58,000 tons of hemp seeds were used in America for paint products in 1935; Sherman Williams Paint Co. testimony before Congress against the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act.

 

Horus 27.09.2013 16:59

Their is a strain of hemp with high levels of CBD, and low levels of THC. It is being used to treat people/children who have seizures, these kids couldn't function for anything in life and were close to death, and hemp saved their life, they are now eating and talking, which are 2 simple tasks they couldn't do before the Hemp treatments, also being researched for cancer patents, so while Alcohol is Killing people worldwide, Hemp is saving many innocent fragile lives! and many other resources, Hemp is a Future Resource that can positively help change the world!

 

Horus 27.09.2013 16:57

* The first crop grown in many states was hemp. 1850 was a peak year for Kentucky producing 40,000 tons. Hemp was the largest cash crop until the 20th Century; State Archives.
* Oldest known records of hemp farming go back 5000 years in China, although hemp industrialization probably goes back to ancient Egypt.
* Rembrants, Gainsboroughs, Van Goghs as well as most early canvas paintings were principally painted on hemp linen.

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