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Bitcoin Smashes Empires

https://bitcointalk.org

"What follows is my response to a question that was posted on the Rugatu website asking, "What is the legal status of Bitcoin?" After composing this over the course of 10 minutes or so, I realized I liked the response, and decided I want to "polish it up" into a better op-ed style article. Any feedback, positive or negative (though keep it constructive, please) is appreciated.

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High taxes force more Americans to renounce their citizenship

http://rt.com

High taxes force more Americans to renounce their citizenship

Angry about the latest tax hikes? Each year, thousands of Americans pack their suitcases, rip up their US passports and move permanently overseas to prevent Uncle Sam from taking their money.

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Created by Mattfree88 1 year 32 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 32 weeks ago
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Bathroom "Pay" System at Elem School Causes 7 Year Old to Pee in Pants

http://www.nydailynews.com

A Texas mother says she’s outraged after learning that her 7-year-old son’s teacher makes students “pay” to use the bathroom. "I was absolutely appalled," Sonja Cross told NBC 5. "I could not believe it." The J.O. Davis Elementary teacher requires students to pay for trips to the toilet with “Boyd Bucks,” fake money the first-year instructor uses to reward the children for good behavior. Cross said she found out about the unusual system after her son wet his pants during school because he didn’t have enough “Boyd Bucks” for a bathroom run.

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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.

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America: We’re (Not) #1!

http://www.prosebeforehos.com

America: We’re (Not) #1!

And, sources for those of you interested:

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Independence Day: 100 Resources for Liberty

http://www.homelandstupidity.us

This year as we watch the United States and other governments around the world blow up like tonight's fireworks, I present you with 100 resources you can use to advance the cause of freedom both here in the U.S. and around the world. Dark times are ahead, but the light of liberty continues to offer hope for civilization. Help shine that light.

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Consumer Disobedience. How to save a bundle and stick it to the man

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

This huffington post article does everything but use the word agorism. I'd say most of the liberty lovers here already do this. I do think this article is worthy of some airtime for the new listeners and newcomers to the ideas of freedom.

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Created by ianCredible 2 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 12 weeks ago
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End a Failed Drug War (and Boost Entrepreneurship?)

http://www.portfolio.com

End a Failed Drug War (and Boost Entrepreneurship?)

The global war on drugs is a failure, a high-profile commission funded by Richard Branson declares, as it calls for governments to consider decriminalizing some drugs. Could ending the decades-long battle be an opening for entrepreneurs?

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Created by Mattfree88 2 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 19 weeks ago
Category: Drug and Alcohol Prohibition   Tags:
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Historic wave of Mexican immigration at a standstill, report says

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com

The number of Mexican migrants to the United States dropped significantly while the number of those returning home increased, bringing net migration from Mexico to a statistical standstill, according to a report published Monday.

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UK to consider bill setting minimum price for alcohol.

http://www.guardian.co.uk

UK to consider bill to set minimum price for alcohol. The Guardian article doesn't even mention the possible unintended consequence of partiers opting for other drugs which may do more harm. They talk about it not being a way for grocery stores to increase profits -- pub owners and clubs however should benefit by the decreased cost difference.

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