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Jon Stewart Compares NY's Legality of Pot vs. Soda

http://newyork.grubstreet.com

Jon Stewart tries to figure out what hes allowed to put in his mouth as NY legislation proposes to criminalize soft drinks while de-criminalizing soft drugs...if all this proposed legislation goes through, it will kinda sorta be more acceptable to carry around a cupful of pot than a cupful of Coke.

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Man drowns while 25 government emergency responders watch

http://www.sovereignman.com

People have been made to pay ever more for Big Government in England. Here's what all that spending has gotten them. Sadly, this tragedy is only one of several stories of its kind.

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Woman Sobs Uncontrollably During TSA Pat Down (Video)

http://washington.cbslocal.com

MADISON, Wis. (CBSDC) – A video captured a woman shaking and sobbing uncontrollably while being frisked by a Transportation Security Administration agent. Political blogger Jim Hoft — who runs the Gateway Pundit website — captured the incident at a Madison, Wis., airport Sunday.
“This morning at a Midwest airport I witnessed this poor woman suffering through this horrible sexual violation,” Hoft said on his Gateway Pundit website.

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First Cigarettes, Now Bacon and Eggs

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First Cigarettes, Now Bacon and Eggs

You knew it was coming.

First they came for the cigarettes, then Hank Williams Jr. got knocked off Monday Night Football for being politically incorrect, and now they're coming for the butter.

Denmark, on October 1, put a $1.29-per-pound tax on all foods that hit 2.3 percent in saturated fats. That's on top of a 25 percent surcharge imposed last year by Denmark's food police on all ice cream, candy, sugar, soft drinks and chocolate.

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Bill that could make WTF illegal has critics saying OMG

http://now.msn.com

If you want to post an all-caps comment telling someone they're an idiot, you'd better get your trollface on soon, especially in Arizona. House Bill 2549 is awaiting the governor's signature and could, according to Gizmodo, "make naughty, angry words a Class 1 misdemeanor -- or worse.

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Why Obama Lawyers couldn’t answer Constitutional Questions

http://1787network.com

Last week’s historic 3 day Supreme Court debate on Obamacare made one thing abundantly clear. The Obama administration is unable to answer basic constitutional questions and does not want nor consider the fact that there are limits on what the Government is allowed to do. Whether a liberal or conservative justice asked the basic question: If Congress can do this, what can’t it do? Obama’s lawyers had no reasonable answer. Fundamentally, Obama and his administration, do not grasp liberty and freedom and the basis for the American experiment in self-rule.

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Police Are Using Phone Tracking as a Routine Tool

http://www.nytimes.com

Law enforcement tracking of cellphones, once the province mainly of federal agents, has become a powerful and widely used surveillance tool for local police officials, with hundreds of departments, large and small, often using it aggressively with little or no court oversight, documents show.

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Sen. Sanders: Dental 'crisis' affecting millions, Need Gov solution!

http://www.necn.com

Heather Getty of East Fairfield, Vt. can barely make it through her work day free of pain.

"I have a regular toothache probably a few times a week, every week," she said. "And I just take ibuprofen."

For more than a decade, the family center case worker and teen mom educator has needed her impacted wisdom teeth out, but can't afford it. "Dentistry's become a luxury," she sighed.

Getty said her insurance covers cleanings, but the deductibles for surgery are too much for the mother of four to pay. "We're the working poor," she added.

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Church Ordered to Stop Giving Away Free Water

http://radio.foxnews.com

A Louisiana church was ordered to stop giving away free water along Mardi Gras parade routes because they did not have the proper permits.
“We were given a cease and desist order,” said Matt Tipton, pastor of Hope Church in Metairie, LA. “We had no idea we were breaking the law.”

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State Inspectors Searching Children’s Lunch Boxes

http://www.nccivitas.org

A mother in Hoke County complains her daughter was forced to eat a school lunch because a government inspector determined her home-made lunch did not meet nutrition requirements. In fact, all of the students in the NC Pre-K program classroom at West Hoke Elementary School in Raeford had to accept a school lunch in addition to their lunches brought from home.

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