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Oregon 1st State To Reclassify Cannabis As Schedule 2 Drug

http://www.katu.com

SALEM, Ore. - The State of Oregon has re-classified how it views marijuana.

The State Board of Pharmacy voted Wednesday to recognize pot as a drug that has medical use.

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LA suburb to lay off all city employees, dismantle police department

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com

"We will become 100% a contracted city," said Angela Spaccia, Maywood's interim city manager.

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12% See Secession Attempt as Very Likely in Next 25 Years Or So

http://www.rasmussenreports.com

28% of adults believe it is at least somewhat likely that some states will try to leave the United States and form an independent country over the next 25 years or so; just 21% of voters nationwide believe the government today has the consent of the governed.

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California welfare cards can be used in many casino ATMs

http://www.latimes.com

Times review finds that in more than half of the state's casinos and gaming rooms, welfare recipients can get cash from state-issued EBT cards. Officials say they're moving to block such transactions.

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GULF OIL SPILL FIX: Top-Kill? Dispersants? Nope...Home Depot

http://news.blogs.cnn.com

Boat captain designs his own oil skimmer, purchasing parts from a local hardware store with his own money, to help clean up the Gulf oil spill. Once again, the free-market efforts of individuals acting outside official "government" or BP response.

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Toxic Rain Falls in Louisiana

http://www.infowars.com

While the corporate media concentrates on Joe Barton’s apology to BP and Tony Hayward taking off to attend a yacht race around England’s Isle of Wight, people on the ground in Louisiana — what BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg called the “small people” — are beginning to experience the result of millions of gallons of oil poured into the Gulf of Mexico.

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Dont rely on government for food safety its unconstitutional

http://news.bbc.co.uk

Monsanto GM seed ban is overturned by US Supreme Court

The bio-tech company Monsanto can sell genetically modified seeds before safety tests on them are completed, the US Supreme Court has ruled.

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A Best Friend? You Must Be Kidding from The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com

Absurd and unnatural - the discouraging of friendship... in favor of the collective.

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Kop enters home without permission, man takes pic, Kop arrests

http://www.courthousenews.com

A homeowner says he was arrested for "illegal photography" when a police sergeant followed him into his own home, and he objected and took the cop's photo with his cell phone. "We did not know what he was talking about, and I don't think he does either," the homeowner says in his federal complaint.

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Pentagon May Assassinate WikiLeaks Founder, Fears Daniel Ellsber

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http://RevolutionNews.US ~ Daniel Ellsberg, perhaps the most famous leaker in U.S. history, is urging Assange to stay under cover. Ellsberg believes new orders from President Obama might make it possible for U.S. agents to assassinate him. Or make it look like a suicide.

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Should Obama Control the Internet? from Mother Jones magazine

http://motherjones.com

That this is even being debated rather than outright rejected shows how far we're devolving into tyranny. But their use of fear and promise of "security" will fool many.

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New Ban on "Light" Cigarettes to Begin this Week

http://www.google.com

WASHINGTON — A US law banning the selling of so-called "light" or "mild" cigarettes took effect Tuesday, but some anti-tobacco groups say the makers are sidestepping the rules by using color-coding packaging.

The packaging says, "Your Marlboro Lights pack is changing. But your cigarette stays the same. In the future, ask for 'Marlboro in the gold pack."

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Portugal legalizes drugs. Crime/Usage falls.

http://www.youtube.com

"The apocalypse never happened" as some predicted when the country of Portugal decriminalized ALL illegal drugs eight years ago. The country did NOT become a haven for drug use, and drug abuse & drug crime actually FELL.

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US Military Funds Afghan Warlords

http://www.thenation.com

Security for key US military supply routes in Afghanistan is in the hands of a small group of powerful Afghan warlords who run a massive protection racket and may be paying off the Taliban, according to a Congressional report being released

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police pepper sprays himself then starts punching bike riding girl

http://www.worldstarhiphop.com

Officer protects society from girl riding bicycle on sidewalk! He accidentally pepper sprays himself in the face so he does the only thing: starts punching the girl!

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Girl in video apologizes to officer who punched her

http://www.komonews.com

SEATTLE -- The teen who was captured on video getting punched by a Seattle police officer after she intervened in his arrest of her friend, met with and apologized to that officer during a private meeting Friday.

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Seneca Nation: Cigarette tax is 'an act of war'

http://www.whec.com

"It's an act of war," J.C. Seneca, a Seneca Nation councilor, told The Buffalo News. Seneca said Paterson has chosen a "path of controversy and confrontation, (and) if anything happens, it's on their hands."

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Man jailed by courts after courts bankrupt him

http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com

Jeff Dolan spent Father’s Day in jail, locked away in jail because he couldn’t pay child support, but he couldn’t pay child support because he was unemployed and he was unemployed because the court took his driver’s license for failure to pay child support, after he went bankrupt paying his court costs.

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George Donnelley’s Initial Appearance Hearing 6/22/2010

http://theinternationallibertarian.blogspot.com

The hearing started at 10:30am in Allentown, PA. Attending the hearing were George's wife, his son, and myself. He was represented by Paul Hetznecker, the attorney that won the acquittal of the protesters arrested at the Army Experience Center at the Franklin Mills Mall in Philadelphia, PA. Things went well with the judge describing the charges that he is now facing as "petty offenses".

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New bill grants Fed the power to shut down the internet.

http://www.switched.com

Connecticut Senator, and chairman of the Homeland Security committee, Joseph Lieberman introduced legislation last week that would grant broad new emergency powers over the Internet to the federal government. The Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act (PCNAA) would require broadband providers, search engines, and software companies to comply with emergency orders issued by the Department of Homeland Security under penalty of fine.

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