Here's a Tuesday edition of the Red Pill. Bottoms up!
Drug Wars: Chris Hedges went out into the front lines of the drug wars... in rural West Virginia and the World of Hillbilly Heroin. (TomDispatch)Best of luck surviving the day. Please share your favorite links by any means necessary. If you know of any stories that are "Red Pill" worthy, then please shoot us the URL with a reply on Twitter at @TaoFear.
Collapse: Nothing like a scaring the shit out of our readers with the "doom and gloom" of an impending collapse. But let's be honest... it's better to be prepared than get caught with your pants down. Here's a sobering posting about Some of the Really Bad Things That Could Happen If You Do Not Prepare for the Coming Economic Collapse. And since we're on the topic... the banks are setting us up again for a $2.6 trillion gambling loss. (End of the American Dream, Blacklisted News)
Suicide Nation: Are you a problem gambler? Bet ya that you are. Please get help quickly because gambling addicts have a much higher rate of suicides than alcoholics and drug addicts. (AlterNet)
Big Brother: If you don't know what TPP is... then do your homework. TPP is the biggest threat to free speech and intellectual property that you’ve never heard of. (Activist Post)
Drug War: More gruesome murders as a result of the senseless war on drugs. This time, nine bodies were found hanging from a bridge in Nuevo Laredo. And, that's not all... the cartels dumped 17 bodies on a road in Western Mexico. (TheNews.com, MSNBC)
Puppets: The Founding Fathers helped establish a new nation under the guise of courage. These days, our politicians are afraid to make any controversial decisions and instead, they've become puppets for corporate overlords. Cowardice is destroying America. By the way, the powers that be have been lying to you to force a red-blue right-left paradigm. Don't believe the hype! Lies – Left & Right: A Story of Disillusionment. (George Washington's Blog, The Barking Window)
Ancient Aliens: Tell us something we don't already know... but a British TV show speculated that Easter Island might have had origins that are not from this galaxy. Are ancient aliens involved in the construction of all of those bizarre statues on Easter Island? A positively maybe. (Huliq)