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SHTFplan: Original 1774 “Rebel” Newspaper From Philadelphia Found at NJ Goodwill

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. Workers at a Goodwill collection center in Bellmawr, New Jersey, discovered pages from a very rare historical newspaper among donations. An unknown donor dropped off four framed pages from an original 1774 Philadelphia newspaper that predates the Revolutionary War and features a “Unite or Die” snake design. […]

SHTFplan: What’s With All the Planes Full of Sick People?

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This article was originally published by Daisy Luther at The Organic Prepper Has anyone else found all those planes full of sick people rather alarming? If you aren’t familiar with this, let me enlighten you with a look at all the quarantined flights (and one that probably […]

70-Year-Old Grandmother Shoots Intruder: ‘Kill Him Before He Kills Me!’

A 70-year-old grandmother took her safety upon herself and shot an intruder when he broke into her Philadelphia home. Maxine Thompson said the only thing going through her mind was self-preservation: “Kill him before he kills me.” The entire incident began as Thompson slept in her home. She was awoken at 4:30 am to the sound […]

A Natural Experiment For Philadelphia’s Soda Tax / Via Political Calculations blog / Dec 26, 2017 1:30 PM The city of Philadelphia’s controversial soda tax is providing a lot of material for serious scientists to evaluate the effects of arbitrarily imposing a tax on the distribution of a range of naturally and artificially-sweetened beverages. Since we’re near the end of the tax’s first year […]

Philly Soda Tax Continues To ‘Disappoint’ / Via Political Calculations blog / Dec 7, 2017 2:29 PM The City of Philadelphia’s tax collections from its controversial tax on sweetened beverages are continuing to fall well short of the levels that the city’s politicians desired. For taxes assessed on sales from January 2017 through preliminary data for October 2017, total beverage tax collections in the […]

Government Incompetence Story Of The Day

The Burning Platform's Jim Quinn is enraged… And half the country wants government to run our healthcare.   Government is useless, incompetent, inefficient, corrupt, uncaring, and evil.   Other than that, they’re just great. and rightfully so… WWII Veteran From Philadelphia Denied Hearing Aids, How You Can Help By Andrew Kramer (Photo of Alexander Horanzy provided […]

MILLIONS OF SCHOOL-ISSUED COMPUTERS ARE SPYING ON KIDS WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSET / DANIEL LANG / APRIL 18, 2017 There was widespread outrage back in 2010, when it was discovered that a Philadelphia school district had issued laptops to students with a very creepy function. Unbeknown to both students and parents, school officials had the ability to remotely access the webcams on the laptops, and spy on the […]

Pepsi Lays Off 20% Of Its Philadelphia Workers, Blames Soda Tax / by Tyler Durden / Mar 6, 2017 2:09 PM Two weeks ago, we pointed out that when Philadelphia became the first US city to pass a soda tax last summer, city officials were eagerly looking forward to the surplus-tax funded windfall to plug gaping budget deficits (and, since this is Philadelphia, the occasional embezzlement scheme). Then, […]

Philadelphia Vs. Cleveland: Divided We Stand / By Patrick J. Buchanan / July 30, 2016 Wednesday was the best night of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Joe Biden, Tim Kaine, and Barack Obama testified to her greatness and goodness and readiness to be president. And all saw at the Republican Convention in Cleveland a festival of darkness and dystopia. Nor is this unusual. For, as […]

Democrats Hacked Again: FBI Probing “Cyber Intrusion” At Fundraising Group / by Tyler Durden / Jul 28, 2016 Those pesky Russian hackers are working overtime. According to Reuters, the FBI is probing a “cyber intrusion” at yet another Democratic organization, this time the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) which may or may not be related to an earlier hack at the Democratic National Committee. The previously […]