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Missouri School District Bans 'Slaughterhouse-Five'

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Sixty years after the release of 'The Catcher in the Rye'; some of America’s school systems still feel the need to censor books. Why, in contemporary times, is this happening?

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U.S. Tax Dollars Fund Child Sex Slavery in Afghanistan

http://news.change.org

The now infamous Wikileaks recently released a cable from Afghanistan revealing U.S. government contractor DynCorp threw a party for Afghan security recruits featuring trafficked boys as the entertainment.

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Judge does the right thing. Saves a man from jail.

http://www.nashuatelegraph.com

Judge does the right thing. Saves a man from jail.

She didn't let him off scott free, but she recognized that time in jail was not going to help this man overcome his drug problem. Coudos to this judge Diane Nicolosi.

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Project Gunrunner (aka Operation Fast and Furious)

http://www.marketskeptics.com

The “Project Gunrunner” is a growing scandal that could bring down the Obama White House. It is potentially far bigger than Watergate.

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61 year old woman arrested for groping TSA agent's breast.

http://www.myfoxny.com

61-year-old Yukari Mihamae grabbed the left breast of a female TSA agent Thursday at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Police say she squeezed and twisted the agent's breast with both hands.

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Dependency and desperation make animals out of humans

http://libertypropagandist.tumblr.com

It's a sad day when people are so desperate they literally stampede toward government vouchers, as if they are their saviors. What do you think would happen if food stamps had to be redeemed at State run food centers? It'd be scary if they ran out, for sure.

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The TSA finally caught someone!

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

Transportation Security Administration officers detected explosives in his baggage during security screening at Yuma International Airport. A subsequent search found a half ounce of C4 explosive hidden in a tobacco can inside one of the bags. Wey was detained for investigation and interviewed by FBI agents.

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Sneak Attack on Supplements: FDA Regulation

http://www.healthtruthrevealed.com

Today, both the FDA and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) dropped policy “bombs” on those of us who use dietary supplements. It is no mere coincidence that both were released on the Friday before a holiday weekend. By timing the introduction of their anti-supplement legislation and regulatory guidance this way, the FDA and Sen. Durbin are both hoping to evade negative publicity. We think it is better to keep American citizens fully informed, and with your help, we will get the word out. Please send this communication far and wide.

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Concord Could Fine Students For Cutting Class

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com

CONCORD (KCBS) – It could soon cost kids, and parents in Concord upwards of $500 if the teenager continues to cut class.

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Rep. Ron Paul Targets TSA Groping, Immunity

http://www.thenewamerican.com

Liberty-minded Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) announced plans this week to re-introduce a bill that would hold Transportation Security Agency (TSA) liable for violating laws on sexual assault, as well as laws on the production of lewd images and potentially causing harm through mass radiation of passengers with naked body scanners.

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US govt openly admits arming Mexican drug gangs with 30,000 firearms

http://www.naturalnews.com

"This is not a conspiracy theory, nor a piece of fiction. It is now an openly-admitted fact that this was pulled off by the BATFE (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, more commonly called "ATF") under orders from Washington. The program was called "Fast and Furious.""

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City battles residents over front yard vegetables

http://www.wxyz.com

Their front yard was torn up after replacing a sewer line, so instead of replacing the dirt with grass, one Oak Park woman put in a vegetable garden and now the city is seeing green.

The city then sent out code enforcement.

City code says that all unpaved portions of the site shall be planted with grass or ground cover or shrubbery or other suitable live plant material. Tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers are what Basses see as suitable.

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White House lifts ban on military suicide condolences

http://www.cnn.com

The move comes nearly six weeks after a group of senators -- 10 Democrats and one Republican -- asked President Barack Obama to change what they called an "insensitive" policy that dates back several administrations.

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US Army spent $2.7 billion on a computer that doesn’t work

http://www.extremetech.com

It has emerged that the multi-billion-dollar DCGS-A military computer system that was designed to help the US Army in Iraq and Afghanistan simply doesn’t work. DCGS-A is meant to accrue intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, and provide real-time battlefield analysis and the current location of high-value targets. According to two former intelligence officers that have worked with the system, however, it has hindered the war effort rather than helped.

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10,000 US Troops On Offer For Iraq

http://www.npr.org

The White House is offering to keep up to 10,000 troops in Iraq next year, U.S. officials say, despite opposition from many Iraqis and key Democratic Party allies who demand that President Barack Obama bring home the American military as promised.

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Offensive Bumper Stickers?

http://www.wkrn.com

Can bumper stickers be considered offensive? If a bumper sticker is considered offensive can a person be fined? Read more here:

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Libertarians assert powerful case for ending War on Drugs

http://www.lpmn.org

Libertarians in Minnesota have posted an extensive report on the importance of ending Drug Prohibition, discussing history, statistics, and the principles of liberty. If you're skeptical about legalizing drugs, or if you support it but want more arguments to make against the drug warriors, this is a must-read!

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Buy a gun, go to a mental hospital.

http://www.oregonfirearms.org

A Medford OR man was awakened by a phone call from the police, offering 'help' that he never asked for.

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Pulitzer-winning journalist admits he's illegal immigrant

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

"When Vargas was 12 and living in the Philippines, his mother took him to the airport and sent him to California to live with his grandparents, he said. He didn't know about his citizenship status until four years later, when he applied for a driver's permit and handed a clerk his green card. 'This is fake,' a Department of Motor Vehicles clerk said, according to Vargas' account. 'Don't come back here again.'"

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Ron Paul and Barney Frank: End the pot prohibition

http://money.cnn.com

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and outspoken Massachusetts Democrat Barney Frank want to get the federal government out of the marijuana regulation business. [It's not perfect, because it still allows border controls, between states and other countries, and does not address other substances, but it's a start.]

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