Regulation

8

New (over) regulation requires license for "breedable" pets

http://www.washingtontimes.com

New regulations from Department of Agriculture require that Americans that own four or more “breedable” female pets that are at least four months old must obtain a federal license and be subject to federal inspections, regardless of whether or not the owner is planning on breeding any of their pets. Animal rescue shelters fear that they may also suffer, as penalties could amount to $10,000 per day per animal.

Read more »
scook2083's picture
Created by scook2083 1 year 45 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 45 weeks ago
Category: Regulation   Tags:
3

The Disturbing, Unchecked Rise of the Administrative Subpoena

http://www.wired.com

"Meet the administrative subpoena (.pdf): With a federal official’s signature, banks, hospitals, bookstores, telecommunications companies and even utilities and internet service providers — virtually all businesses — are required to hand over sensitive data on individuals or corporations, as long as a government agent declares the information is relevant to an investigation.

Read more »
johnnycakes's picture
Created by johnnycakes 1 year 46 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 46 weeks ago
Category:   Tags:
11

EPA: Four-Gallon-Minimum Gas Purchases

http://pjmedia.com

The Environmental Protection Agency is going to require all consumers to buy at least four gallons of gasoline from certain gas pumps after the new E15 ethanol-gasoline blend is introduced into the market.

Read more »
alisium's picture
Created by alisium 1 year 49 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 49 weeks ago
Category: Regulation   Tags:
14

OR Man Sentenced to 30 Days for Collecting Rainwater on His Property

http://cnsnews.com

A rural Oregon man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail and over $1,500 in fines because he had three reservoirs on his property to collect and use rainwater. Gary Harrington of Eagle Point, Ore., says he plans to appeal his conviction in Jackson County (Ore.) Circuit Court on nine misdemeanor charges under a 1925 law for having what state water managers called “three illegal reservoirs” on his property – and for filling the reservoirs with rainwater and snow runoff.

Read more »
jarvis's picture
Created by jarvis 1 year 51 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 51 weeks ago
Category: Regulation   Tags:
7

Officer at warrantless checkpoint reveals rights of Americans

http://libertyfight.com

Iowa officer admits that he can stop me without probable cause only because I'm participating in a regulated industry. Are YOU participating in a regulated industry (interstate commerce?) If not, then why comply?

Read more »
dissident's picture
Created by dissident 2 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 5 weeks ago
Category:   Tags:
6

Artist Gwenn Seemel: Copyright is about fear, not money.

http://questioncopyright.org

Zinger quote from full-time artist (and QCO reader) Gwenn Seemel:

I'm fascinated by how artists say that their adherence to copyright is about money (even when they aren't making a living with their work) but that when you dig a little deeper it comes out that it's about fear. It's about the fear that someone will do what you're doing but do it better than you ever did.

Read more »
edmnd's picture
Created by edmnd 2 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 10 weeks ago
Category:   Tags:
4

NYTimes: Calif. Chefs Fight State’s Foie Gras Ban

http://www.nytimes.com

A collection of some of California’s best-known chefs, including four-star celebrities like Thomas Keller, began a full-course press on the state’s legislators on Monday, hoping to prevent a long-simmering ban on foie gras from taking effect on July 1.
The group, which calls itself the Coalition for Humane and Ethical Farming Standards, delivered a charter statement to lawmakers in Sacramento, advocating a wide variety of new animal-friendly commitments, including cage-free birds and hand feeding, to replace the current law, which would effectively bar foie gras from the state’s menus.

Read more »
Cyphase's picture
Created by Cyphase 2 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 11 weeks ago
Category: Regulation   Tags:
6

Home Brewed Racism

http://1787network.com

If you really want to address racism then we need to address two issues, the drug war and the fact that 3 of every 4 black babies is born to an unwed mother. The war on drugs is disproportionately applied to blacks, and once a person has a criminal record you can “legally” discriminate against them.

Read more »
ssj12's picture
Created by ssj12 2 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 15 weeks ago
Category: Regulation   Tags:
2

Woman Says Town Refused To Let Her Put Up “Lost Dog” Signs

http://boston.cbslocal.com

ACTON (CBS) – Among the jumble of signs and sandwich boards along Route 27 in Acton, you won’t see one for Bridgett the missing Husky. She claims that officials and residents have given her a hard time, threatening to take down her lost dog signs – and in some cases doing so – because they violate town by-laws.

Read more »
lonelyhope's picture
Created by lonelyhope 2 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 18 weeks ago
Category: Regulation   Tags:
6

While CA Persecutes Raw Milk Farmers, France Unveils Vending Machines

http://www.naturalnews.com

In France, raw milk is happily sold in vending machines on street corners, but in California -- a state which used to represent a healthy, happy lifestyle -- raw milk advocates are targeted by the state as criminals, then subjected to personal vengeance campaigns run by the DA's office.

Read more »
ZEUSLGN's picture
Created by ZEUSLGN 2 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 18 weeks ago
Category: Regulation   Tags:

Air Times & Contact

LIVE 7 Days a Week!
Mon-Sun: 7pm-10pm Eastern

Call toll-free:
1-855-450-FREE

You can also Skype us.

Join our Email List

Stay up to date with the latest about Free Talk Live, and receive our Weekly Digest email - the most popular stories for the week from our front page and also the week's audio highlights!

See our past emails.


Free Talk Live 2.5

Welcome Free Talk Live 2.5! Now, with Reddit!
 
You'll need a Reddit account before you can vote on and submit show prep. (That is different from your FTL/AMP account.)

The content here is the same as you will see on the FTL Subreddit. Please submit bug reports on the appropriate BBS subforum.

Enjoy the new site and thanks for submitting your content!

Google+

Who's online

There are currently 0 users and 0 guests online.
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
proXPN
Be your own bank
Liberty Stickers
Mark Warden - New Hampshire Realtor
Watch the Ridley Report
Math Gate
Midas Resources
Amazon
Buzzbox Coffee
freedomcam.net
Quantum Vibe from Bighead Press
DoorDevil.com
Free Talk Live Image
Free State Project
Advertise Market Promote with AMP
Free Keene - NH Liberty Activism
shiny badges
Join the Shire Society
Freedom's Phoenix
iHeartRadio
stitcher smartradio
talk stream live
FTL on AudioNow