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Internet censorship bill being pushed through lame-duck Congress

http://www.rawstory.com

A bill giving the government the power to shut down Web sites that host materials that infringe copyright is making its way quietly through the lame-duck session of Congress, raising the ire of free-speech groups and prompting a group of academics to lobby against the effort.

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Food Safety Modernization Act: Outlaw gardening and saving seeds

http://www.naturalnews.com

Senate Bill 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act, has been called "the most dangerous bill in the history of the United States of America." It would grant the U.S. government new authority over the public's right to grow, trade and transport any foods. This would give Big brother the power to regulate the tomato plants in your backyard. It would grant them the power to arrest and imprison people selling cucumbers at farmer's markets. It would criminalize the transporting of organic produce if you don't comply with the authoritarian rules of the federal government.

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Unlicensed barbering arrests

http://www.orlandosentinel.com

In "sweeps" on Aug. 21 and Sept. 17 targeting at least nine shops, deputies arrested 37 people — the majority charged with "barbering without a license," a misdemeanor that state records show only three other people have been jailed in Florida in the past 10 years.

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End Government Clock Changes

http://links.visibli.com

They're bad for our health, and don't save energy. Article by Sheila Danzig.

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Worthy pushes plan aimed at truant parents

http://www.mlive.com

A Detroit-area prosecutor pushing a proposed statewide law that could jail parents for up to three days for repeatedly missing parent-teacher conferences continues to make her pitch.

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5 Government Programs That Backfired Horrifically

http://www.cracked.com

Sometimes government programs have good intentions and sometimes not. And sometimes they try shit just to see what happens.

And while the history of governments doing grossly misguided things is too long and depressing to recount here, these five programs backfired in ways that could impress even the most pessimistic among us:

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NY outrage as bureaucrats order city to change lettering on every sign

http://www.nydailynews.com

The city will change the lettering on every single street sign - at an estimated cost of about $27.5 million - because the feds don't like the font.

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Congress to mandate FM radio recievers in all cell phones?

http://www.androidcentral.com

"So what are RIAA and the NAB proposing? They want Congress to enact a law that will mandate that all cell phones, PDAs, portable devices, etc; to include an FM receiver on each device. If passed by Congress, the Consumer Electronics Association would be responsible for the oversight of this transition."

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Fed Judge Bans Monsanto From Selling Modified Sugar Beets

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Friday banned the planting of genetically modified sugar beets engineered by Monsanto Co in a ruling that marks a major setback for the biotech giant

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EPA to regulate maximum amount of "dust" a farm can produce

http://www.news9.com

Better give your horses, cows and pigs a heads up. If they don't stop kicking up so much dust, there's gonna be hell to pay!

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