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The Feds Came For It And Texas Gave It

http://www.texasnationalist.com

The Texas Legislature bows to a Federal Government threat to shut down air travel if Texas criminalizes the touching of peoples genitals by TSA workers at airports.

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USDA fines family $90k for selling a few rabbits without a license

http://dailycaller.com

But now, selling a few hundred rabbits over two years has provoked the heavy hand of the federal government to the tune of a $90,643 fine. The fine was levied more than a year after authorities contacted family members, prompting them to immediately halt their part-time business and liquidate their equipment.

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Feds sting Amish farmer selling raw milk

http://www.washingtontimes.com

A yearlong sting operation, including aliases, a 5 a.m. surprise inspection and surreptitious purchases from an Amish farm in Pennsylvania, culminated in the federal government announcing this week that it has gone to court to stop Rainbow Acres Farm from selling its contraband to willing customers in the Washington area.The product in question: unpasteurized milk.

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Chicago Alderman Halts Restaurant Sign Permit Application

http://chicago.grubstreet.com

A Chicago alderman has refused to grant a hot dog stand a permit to place a sign outside the business because of its "prison" theme and the fact that the stand employs some ex-convicts.

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Maine Town Declares Food Sovereignty

http://www.foodrenegade.com

Sedgwick, Maine has done what no other town in the United States has done. The town unanimously passed an ordinance giving its citizens the right “to produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing.” This includes raw milk, locally slaughtered meats, and just about anything else you can imagine. It’s also a decided bucking of state and federal laws.

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Yet another GS cookie stand shut down: this one on own property

http://www.kmov.com

Hazelwood, MO (Saint Louis County) shuts down a Girl Scout cookie stand that was set up on the girl's residence due to ordinance not allowing commodities being sold from their home.

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Government-mandated Low-flow toilets cause a stink in SF

http://www.sfgate.com

San Francisco's big push for low-flow toilets has turned into a multimillion-dollar plumbing stink. Skimping on toilet water has resulted in more sludge backing up inside the sewer pipes, said Tyrone Jue, spokesman for the city Public Utilities Commission. That has created a rotten-egg stench near AT&T Park and elsewhere, especially during the dry summer months.

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Cash-sniffing dogs now being used at airports

http://www.sovereignman.com

US Customs, a division of Homeland Security, is now using cash-sniffing dogs at airports for international travelers. A dog was able to detect one passenger's $400 in currency from among numerous travelers.

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Florists, shampooers, cat groomers all demand certification!

http://online.wsj.com

The Wall Street journal reveals the inside track on "license to trade" regulation and how it adds $115bn a year to cost of services whilst excluding others from jobs.

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No internet in Egypt but metered internet coming North America's way

http://www.youtube.com

The CRTC (the canadian FCC) is looking into letting the telecommunication companies put a meter on the internet. Making downloading a gig to be up to 4-5 dollars each; whereas it only costs them 1 penny. If only licences to begin telecommunication companies in Canada were not restricted and costly; we could have better services at cheaper prices.

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Revolts in Tunisia and Egypt sparked by one man's lack of permit

http://www.startribune.com

What ignited the antigovernment revolts in Tunisia and then Egypt? Police "cracking down" on one man selling vegetables without a permit.

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City of Houston protects homeless from evil unlicensed food

http://www.chron.com

City of Houston stops homeless food bank due to licensing

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New York State to Sears: You Can't Sell Those Legal Knives

http://www.activistpost.com

"Well, we used to have knives--a lot of them. But a few days before Christmas, we received a letter from management that we had to remove all of our knives from the sale floor. Apparently, New York State told us that we couldn't sell knives or utility knives anymore...."

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N.J. plans to seek unused money on gift cards and traveler's checks

http://www.nj.com

New Jersey isn't giving up its effort to seize unused money on gift cards and traveler's checks.

Lawmakers voted last year to allow the seizure of cards after two to three years as a way to raise about $80 million and help balance the state's budget.

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The internet will be under renewed attack next year.

http://www.pcworld.com

This end-of-year article is a looking forward one -- looking forward to a year in which the Internet will be under a multipronged attack that threatens to change it irrevocably in ways that may destroy much of the Internet's potential.

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All Drugs Should Be Legalized, Says Former U.K. Drug Czar

http://www.tokeofthetown.com

All illicit substances, including heroin and cocaine, should be legalized, according to a former United Kingdom drugs minister who on Thursday became the most senior politician to push for a dramatic change in the strategy for dealing with drug enforcement in Britain.

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Americans Will Need DHS Approval for Private Sector Jobs

http://www.prisonplanet.com

You’ve heard of no fly and no buy lists – get ready for no work lists. Millions of workers now must apply to the DHS and prove they are not terrorists in order to be granted permission by the government to work. TWIC “is a biometric credential that ensures only vetted workers are eligible to enter a secure construction site, unescorted,” Ironworkers Local 361 in Ozone Park, New York, explains. In other words, construction workers in New York will need permission from the TSA and DHS in order to practice their profession and earn a living. SWAC is even more draconian.

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Shooting video at a TSA checkpoint? Here's what you should know

http://articles.cnn.com

TSA says on its blog: "If you are taking pictures at or near the checkpoint, don't be surprised if someone (TSA, airport police, or a curious passenger) asks you what you're up to. We don't prohibit public, passengers or press from photographing, videotaping, or filming at screening locations. You can take pictures at our checkpoints as long as you're not interfering with the screening process or slowing things down.

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Food Safety Modernization Act about to pass in US Senate

http://www.naturalnews.com

US Senate offices are experiencing a huge backlash of grassroots opposition to the bill -- called the Food Safety Modernization Act -- as virtually every health freedom organization, family farm group and even dietary supplement companies have aligned to oppose this new bill.

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Internet Censorship Bill Gets Unanimous Support

http://arstechnica.com

The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) sets up a system through which the US government can blacklist a pirate website from the Domain Name System, ban credit card companies from processing US payments to the site, and forbid online ad networks from working with the site. This morning, COICA unanimously passed the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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