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Oakland pot-growing plan worries small bud tenders

http://news.yahoo.com

I keep telling the "legalization" advocates it could be worse than what we already have in many states....

OAKLAND, Calif. – After weathering the fear of federal prosecution and competition from drug cartels, California's medical marijuana growers see a new threat to their tenuous existence: the "Wal-Marting" of weed.

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Army suicides hit record number in June

http://news.yahoo.com

Thirty-two soldiers took their own lives last month, the most Army suicides in a single month since the Vietnam era. Eleven of the soldiers were not on active duty. Of the 21 who were, seven were serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.

Army officials say they don't have any answers to why more and more soldiers are resorting to suicide.

Last year, a record-breaking 245 soldiers committed suicide. The Army seems on track to surpass that number this year, as 145 soldiers have taken their lives in the first half of 2010.

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U.S. Authorities Shut Down WordPress Host With 73,000 Blogs

http://torrentfreak.com

Feds shut down dude's server siting “a history of abuse”, showing that they do have the power to shut down any website as long as someone else on your server is infringing on copyright laws, even if you aren't...

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SLO County, CA Sheriff's Deputies 4th Amendment Violations

http://www.kccn.tv

Blatant 4th amendment violations/conspiracy by SLO County Sheriff's Deputies caught on dash cam. Please pass this video along:

http://www.kccn.tv/

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"We want to know who has weapons"

http://www.suntimes.com

More than 75 people visited Chicago Police headquarters Monday to pick up applications to register firearms on the day the city's new handgun ordinance took effect. The ordinance, which requires gun owners to keep their weapons in their homes, was hastily crafted by the city after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the city's 28-year-old handgun ban....

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Resolution introduced that may stop bogus arrests for recording police

http://carlosmiller.com

A U.S. Congressman has introduced a resolution that would protect citizens who videotape cops in public from getting arrested on state wiretapping charges.

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After Reporting His Son's Suicide, Man Beaten and Charged with Felony

http://www.myfoxatlanta.com

This is why you should only call the police if it is your absolute last resort...

Man beaten and charged with felony after calling the cops to report his son's suicide. All he did was ask a police offer not to touch him after the officer came up behind him, grabbed his arm, and told him that he had to sit down.

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Facebook Deletes Official Alex Jones Page Over Gadsden Flag

http://www.prisonplanet.com

Social networking giant has embarked on a move to ban Tea Party material as part of wider cybersecurity agenda for web censorship and political oppression

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Wall Street Is Laundering Drug Money And Getting Away With It

http://www.cannabisculture.com

America’s largest banks can engage in flagrantly criminal activity on a massive scale and emerge almost completely unscathed. The latest sickening example comes from Wachovia Bank: Accused of laundering $380 billion in Mexican drug cartel money, the financial behemoth is expected to emerge with nothing more than a slap on the wrist thanks to an official government policy which protects megabanks from criminal charges.

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Just Dial 911? The Myth of Police Protection

http://psacake.com

It’s not just that the police cannot protect you. They don’t even have to come when you call. In most states the government and police owe no legal duty to protect individual citizens from criminal attack.

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Help! Teens Are Using Digital Drugs to Get High

http://gizmodo.com

Kids around the country are getting high on the internet, thanks to MP3s that induce a state of ecstasy. And it could be a gateway drug leading teens to real world narcotics.

At least that's what Kansas News 9 is reporting about a phenomenon called I-dosing, which involves finding an online dealer who can hook you up with "digital drugs" that get you high through your headphones.

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Off-duty MA cop Tasered by off-duty NH cop

http://www.eagletribune.com

Two police officers were in Haverhill District Court yesterday — not as prosecution witnesses, but as defendants in late-night fracas during which one off-duty officer Tasered the other. Lawrence Patrolman Daron Fraser was charged with domestic assault and battery and assault on a pregnant woman outside her home in Haverhill Tuesday night. Kingston NH Patrolman Joshua Wallar, who subdued Fraser with a Taser issued by his department, was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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Man posts bail with counterfeit bills

http://www.philly.com

According to Cinnaminson Police, a Camden man included counterfeit $20 bills while paying his $400 bail on July 7.... lousy counterfeit $20s. Run off on a color copier, apparently. --- These days, all $20 bills are becoming lousy. :-D

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NYC Man Fined $2,000 For Taking Discarded Garbage

http://wcbstv.com

A woman put an unwanted air conditioner out on the curb. A man asked her if he could take it. She said ok, and the man put it in his car. For this egregious crime, the man and woman were fined $2000 each and the man had his car impounded. Oh, and ignorance of this law is no excuse, citizen.

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U.S. pockets $20.6 billion in "sin taxes" in FY'09

http://in.reuters.com

Americans armed themselves to the teeth and paid through the nose to have a smoke, according to a U.S. government report released on Wednesday. The U.S. federal government collected $20.6 billion in taxes on alcohol, tobacco, firearms and ammunition in fiscal year 2009, up 41 percent from the previous fiscal year, according to the annual report of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. --- Remember, kids... "Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms" should be a convenience store, not a government agency.

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Town Clerk says, "Can you shoot him? I'll take responsibility."

http://www.whec.com

Brighton resident Mordechai Rennert was just stepping down from the podium after asking a series of questions at the June 23rd board meeting when the Town Clerk turned to then Police Chief Thomas Voelkl and said (regarding Rennert) "Can you shoot him? I'll take responsibility."

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Kops cure depression

http://www.toledoblade.com

Family calls Kops to help their depressed son. Kops solved it with a bullit.

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8yr old autistic girl arrestted, cuffed for throwing tantrum at school

http://blogs.seattleweekly.com

Little 8-year-old Evelyn Towry just wanted to be able to go to the party like all the other kids. But for some reason, a teacher at the Boise third-grader's elementary school wouldn't let her while she was wearing her favorite sweatshirt, a hoodie that her mom had sewn cow ears on to look like a cartoon character. Instead, the teacher put Evelyn in a classroom and asked two staffers to watch her and make sure she didn't leave.

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Illinois Considers 'Obesity Tax'

http://cbs2chicago.com

Feel like you're taxed enough already? More could be coming. There's an early push to explore taxing soft drinks that are sweetened with sugars – all to get you to stop buying them.

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Competing currency being accepted across Mid-Michigan

http://www.connectmidmichigan.com

New types of money are popping up across Mid-Michigan and supporters say, it's not counterfeit, but rather a competing currency.

Right now, you can buy a meal or visit a chiropractor without using actual U.S. legal tender.

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