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Internet Porn Block Coming to the U.K.?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Conservative British lawmakers want Internet service providers to automatically block customers' access to pornography websites.Designed to protect young children from accessing mature content, a block on porn would require customers to "opt in" (request access) to illicit websites, British communications minister Ed Vaizey told The Sunday Times.

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In Braintree MA you must be 21 Years old to Sell Precious Metals

http://www.wickedlocal.com

In the town of Braintree Massachusetts you must be 21 years old to sell precious metals to a dealer and the dealer must wait 30 days before selling acquired precious metals to a refinery. Do they realize how much the price can swing in 30 days? Not to mention the use of gold and silver is specifically authorized in the Constitution, which I would agree is a worthless piece of paper.

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Four Loko Maker to Drop Caffeine From Drinks

http://www.nytimes.com

The terrorist have won. By terrorists, I mean the politicians.

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Senator Schumer: FDA to ban caffeinated alcohol drinks

http://www.cnn.com

The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to ban caffeinated alcohol drinks, which it has been reviewing the drinks since last year. Sen. Chuck Schumer (NY) wrote the FDA will rule that caffeine is an unsafe additive to alcoholic beverages, effectively banning them from the U.S. market.

"Let these rulings serve as a warning to anyone who tried to peddle dangerous and toxic brews to our children. Do it and we will shut you down," wrote Schumer.

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Police News: 'Suspicious' box turns out to be Amazon delivery

http://www.hudsonhubtimes.com

Hudson -- A Sullivan Road resident called police to report a "suspicious package" on his front porch Nov. 2 at 3:20 p.m.

The resident said he observed an unknown person leave the package and called police, according to the police report.

The officer said he could see the package was clearly labeled with the Amazon.com logo and asked the man if he had ordered anything from the firm recently.

The man reportedly said "Why yes, I did."

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Losing a Baby Over a Poppy Seed

http://criminaljustice.change.org

The birth of a couple’s first child is supposed to be a joyous occasion -- and for the first three days, it was for Elizabeth Mort and her partner Alex Rodriguez. But then the commonwealth of Pennsylvania took their young daughter away after the hospital where she was born reported the mother for testing positive on a drug test. Her drug of choice? An “everything” bagel from Dunkin’ Donuts.

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Baby seized after poppyseed bagel triggers false drug test

http://www.wlbz2.com

Another baby stolen from parents by Government "protection" services. Mom eats poppy bagel, hospital does drug test on her blood, Government comes to home and takes newborn. Where is the due process?

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Another case of regulation killing an industry

http://www.industrygamers.com

Whatever happened to allowing people to police themselves and their families?

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British Airways attacks U.S. airport security demands

http://edition.cnn.com

The chairman of British Airways has launched an attack on "completely redundant" airport checks and said the UK should stop "kowtowing" to US demands for increased security.

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Breathalyzer twice a day or rape cage!

http://www.bbc.co.uk

The rural US state of South Dakota is curbing crime with an alcohol sobriety program that is catching the attention of policy makers in regions as far away as Hawaii and the UK.

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