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Homeland Security and its cache of bullets.

http://news.yahoo.com

Online rumors about a big government munitions purchase are true, sort of.

The Homeland Security Department wants to buy more than 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition in the next four or five years. It says it needs them — roughly the equivalent of five bullets for every person in the United States — for law enforcement agents in training and on duty.

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Young, Liberal and Open to Big Government

http://www.nytimes.com

Under-30 voters are “the only age group in which a majority said the government should do more to fix problems,” the nonpartisan Pew Research Center reported in November. In a Pew survey a year earlier, more than 8 in 10 said they believed that Social Security and Medicare had been good for the country, and they were especially supportive of seeing the programs overhauled so they would be intact when they retire. (Young people were also more open than their elders to privatizing the programs.)

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Ron Paul Says "Let's Get Out of Middle East...And United Nations."

http://www.infowars.com

The real, pro-US solution to the problems in the Middle East is for us to end all foreign aid, stop arming foreign countries, encourage peaceful diplomatic resolutions to conflicts, and disengage militarily. In others words, follow Jefferson’s admonition: “Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none.”

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Border bill would expand Homeland Security powers

http://www.usatoday.com

The proposed National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act would let the agency waive 36 federal environmental protection laws in the name of better border patrols on public lands. But it would give Homeland Security unchecked authority to disregard major environmental laws covering wilderness areas, national parks and wildlife refuges.

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REAL or FAKE: Which of these government spending projects are real?

http://www.youtube.com

Lady on the street interview with seemingly random Americans. She tells them about a hypothetical government make work program and asks them whether they think it's true or not. What do you think?

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Obstacle to Deficit Cutting: A Nation on Entitlements - WSJ.com

http://online.wsj.com

Efforts to tame America's ballooning budget deficit could soon confront a daunting reality: Nearly half of all Americans live in a household in which someone receives government benefits, more than at any time in history.

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Silence is the Death of Liberty

http://georgewashington2.blogspot.com

"Inspired by the poem First They Came by Martin Niemöller, which was written about the Nazis.

I originally wrote this poem in 2007. I have updated it with the additional verse about assassinations."

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China's Massive Traffic Jam Could Last For Weeks

http://www.npr.org

Bumper-to-bumper gridlock spanning for 60 miles (100 kilometers) with vehicles moving little more than a half-mile (one kilometer) a day at one point has improved since this weekend, said Zhang Minghai, director of Zhangjiakou city's Traffic Management Bureau general office.

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Entrepreneur re-opens bar without begging permission and goes to jail

http://www.latimes.com

Here is a brief glimpse of a stateless society. Granted he used someone else's property.

It had seemed like the shuttered Valencia Club had a new lease on life. Alcohol was flowing, and customers were crowding the bar.

But Placer County detectives say the landmark business in Penryn was actually being operated by a local transient, who broke into the club, re-opened it, and posed as the new owner.

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What's wrong with big government?

http://www.politicsdaily.com

If we would only bow to every wish of the government nothing bad would ever happen

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