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Feds Issue Threat: No Fly Zone for Texas?

http://www.tenthamendmentcenter.com

For now, it appears that the U.S. Attorney’s threat has realized its goal; the sponsor of the Texas bill has decided to concede defeat in this battle, but remains committed to fighting the war. “I will pull HB 1937 down, but I will stand for liberty in the state of Texas,” said Senator Dan Patrick, the bill’s sponsor. As such, as of right now, the bill has died

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USDA fines family $90k for selling a few rabbits without a license

http://dailycaller.com

But now, selling a few hundred rabbits over two years has provoked the heavy hand of the federal government to the tune of a $90,643 fine. The fine was levied more than a year after authorities contacted family members, prompting them to immediately halt their part-time business and liquidate their equipment.

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Feds sting Amish farmer selling raw milk

http://www.washingtontimes.com

A yearlong sting operation, including aliases, a 5 a.m. surprise inspection and surreptitious purchases from an Amish farm in Pennsylvania, culminated in the federal government announcing this week that it has gone to court to stop Rainbow Acres Farm from selling its contraband to willing customers in the Washington area.The product in question: unpasteurized milk.

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Chicago Alderman Halts Restaurant Sign Permit Application

http://chicago.grubstreet.com

A Chicago alderman has refused to grant a hot dog stand a permit to place a sign outside the business because of its "prison" theme and the fact that the stand employs some ex-convicts.

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Maine Town Declares Food Sovereignty

http://www.foodrenegade.com

Sedgwick, Maine has done what no other town in the United States has done. The town unanimously passed an ordinance giving its citizens the right “to produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing.” This includes raw milk, locally slaughtered meats, and just about anything else you can imagine. It’s also a decided bucking of state and federal laws.

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Yet another GS cookie stand shut down: this one on own property

http://www.kmov.com

Hazelwood, MO (Saint Louis County) shuts down a Girl Scout cookie stand that was set up on the girl's residence due to ordinance not allowing commodities being sold from their home.

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Government-mandated Low-flow toilets cause a stink in SF

http://www.sfgate.com

San Francisco's big push for low-flow toilets has turned into a multimillion-dollar plumbing stink. Skimping on toilet water has resulted in more sludge backing up inside the sewer pipes, said Tyrone Jue, spokesman for the city Public Utilities Commission. That has created a rotten-egg stench near AT&T Park and elsewhere, especially during the dry summer months.

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Cash-sniffing dogs now being used at airports

http://www.sovereignman.com

US Customs, a division of Homeland Security, is now using cash-sniffing dogs at airports for international travelers. A dog was able to detect one passenger's $400 in currency from among numerous travelers.

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Florists, shampooers, cat groomers all demand certification!

http://online.wsj.com

The Wall Street journal reveals the inside track on "license to trade" regulation and how it adds $115bn a year to cost of services whilst excluding others from jobs.

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No internet in Egypt but metered internet coming North America's way

http://www.youtube.com

The CRTC (the canadian FCC) is looking into letting the telecommunication companies put a meter on the internet. Making downloading a gig to be up to 4-5 dollars each; whereas it only costs them 1 penny. If only licences to begin telecommunication companies in Canada were not restricted and costly; we could have better services at cheaper prices.

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