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TAXE ON RAIN ?

http://www.breitbart.com

MARYLAND GOVERNOR TAXES RAIN

Maryland Democratic Governor Martin O’Malley has instituted a tax on citizens for the amount of rain that falls on their property.
The tax, officially known as a "storm water management fee," will be enforced in nine of the state's counties. The state legislature passed it in 2012 purportedly to "raise revenue to cleanup [sic] the Chesapeake Bay," according to MarylandReporter.com.

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More Arrests for Pot than Violent Crimes [Infographic]

http://blogs.lawyers.com

More Arrests for Pot than Violent Crimes [Infographic]

In the United States, the number of arrests for marijuana possession now exceeds the number of arrests for all violent crimes combined. The Huffington Post infographic below illustrates the surprising statistics provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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EDITORIAL: Freedom’s just another word

http://www.washingtontimes.com

EDITORIAL: Freedom’s just another word
Freedom means different things to each of us, but in New Jersey, California and New York, shrinking personal and economic freedom means shrinking population. In the decade since 2001, New York has lost 9 percent of its population, California 4.5 percent, and New Jersey 5.6 percent.

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Cameras in the courtroom would-benefit court and public

Cameras in the courtroom would benefit court and public
Public demand for cameras in the court is well established. We have conducted a series of public opinion studies on the issue over the past few years and most recently found that 93 percent of likely voters say “the workings of the Supreme Court should be more open and transparent.” This sentiment spans Democrats, Republicans, and Independents alike. In addition, 58 percent of voters say there is “too little” news coverage of the Supreme Court.

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Doublestar Will No Longer Sell Weapons to Law Enforcement in

http://gunssavelives.net

Doublestar Will No Longer Sell Weapons to Law Enforcement in States Where Citizens Cannot Own the Same Weapons

According to their Facebook Page, Doublestar (a large manufacturer or AR-15 style firearms) will no longer sell their firearms to law enforcement personnel in states where private citizens cannot own the same weapons.

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High taxes force more Americans to renounce their citizenship

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High taxes force more Americans to renounce their citizenship

Angry about the latest tax hikes? Each year, thousands of Americans pack their suitcases, rip up their US passports and move permanently overseas to prevent Uncle Sam from taking their money.

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Three Strikes May Decrease File Sharing, But If Sales Keep Dropping

Three Strikes May Decrease File Sharing, But If Sales Keep Dropping, Who Cares?

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The States People Are Fleeing In 2013

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The States People Are Fleeing In 2013

Long-term shifts in the U.S. economy coupled with the recent recession means Americans are more likely to pack up and move for employment-related reasons. Although the total number of residential moves is down, new data shows a clear pattern of the states that people are fleeing the fastest.

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Nearly 1 in 3 Young People Will Be Arrested by Age 23

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Nearly 1 in 3 Young People Will Be Arrested by Age 23

A recently released study claims that nearly 1 in 3 U.S. youths will be arrested for a non-traffic offense by age 23. Zero-tolerance policies and a broadened definition of alcohol offenses are the cause of the trend.

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Girl Found Locked In Cage So Family Could See Movie

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Girl Found Locked In Cage So Family Could See Movie

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