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Is Barbie a Libertarian?

http://www.samadamsalliance.org

In the movie Toy Story 3, of all places, the Barbie doll utters this quote in the face of oppression from Lotso, the big purple teddy bear: “Authority should derive from the consent of the governed; not from the threat of force.” Political philosopher barbie? Maybe she was channeling Locke and Jefferson. Anyway, it is interesting to see these kinds of messages popping up in movies and car commercials.

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Cop Punches 17 Year Old Girl in the Face

http://www.infowars.com

Yet another example why cops want to outlaw cell phone videos. They just make them look bad.

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Is cyberspace about to get censored? This is no conspiracy!

http://www.comcast.net

Can Obama Shut Down the Internet?

A new bill rocketing through Congress would give the president sweeping powers to police the Web for national-security reasons. Could this be a way to block WikiLeaks?

Is cyberspace about to get censored?

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Grandmother jailed over WWII 'family heirloom' pistol

http://news.bbc.co.uk

A grandmother has been jailed for five years for possessing a "family heirloom" World War II pistol.

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Cop Caught Flashing Lights, Speeding To Get Coffee

http://cbs4denver.com

City Councilman Catches NYPD Officer Using Red Lights, Speeding, Swerving In A Rush To Get To Dunkin Donuts All While On Cell Phone

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Nineteen Bullets

http://www.am980.ca

The London Ontario Police officer who fired 19 bullets at a fleeing robber - hitting homes, sheds and decks - won't face criminal charges.

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Medvedev Pushes Ruble Reserve Currency to Cut Dollar Dominance

http://www.businessweek.com

Russia wants the ruble to be one of the world’s reserve currencies as President Dmitry Medvedev renews his push to reduce the dollar’s dominance and make Moscow a global financial hub. “Only three, five years ago it seemed like a fantasy” to create a new reserve currency, Medvedev said yesterday in a speech in St. Petersburg, Russia. “Now we are seriously discussing it.”

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Tybee Police Taser Autistic Man

http://savannahnow.com

Tybee Island police patrol the beach in Savannah, GA. They are renowned locally for their hotheadedness. They really stepped in it when they tasered a young autistic man for not producing ID.

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Marijuana Dispensaries Resist L.A. Crackdown

http://online.wsj.com

Earl Stein's "Organic Pharmacy" is one of more than 400 medical-marijuana dispensaries the City Council aimed to shut down with an ordinance that took effect recently. But he hasn't closed up shop completely. He has merely removed his marijuana inventory for now, and hopes discrimination lawsuits filed against the city by himself and other dispensary operators will force officials to let him resume the trade....

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Police State New York: Video of Heicklen’s Arrest 6/14/2010

http://theinternationallibertarian.blogspot.com

It was obvious the US Marshals knew that FIJA activist Julian Heicklen was coming, then again we made enough noise on the Internet about it. As soon as they spotted him in the park near the federal courthouse they were watching. They watched and followed as we approached the court. Julian walked right into the middle of the bunch of them. He was arrested before he could even hand out one pamphlet.

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Kop who shot/paralyzed motorcyclist gets 10yrs in prison

http://toledoblade.com

A former Ottawa Hills police officer was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for the shooting of a motorcyclist during a May, 2009, traffic stop.

Thomas White, 27, was convicted May 14 in Lucas County Common Pleas Court of felonious assault with a gun specification for the shooting of Michael McCloskey, Jr. A jury deliberated for about six hours after a week-long trial before reaching a verdict.

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Singing, Whistling to be Illegal in SC town

http://www.wciv.com

One small town in SC is proposing to make singing and whistling illegal.

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New tax to push cigarettes over $10 a pack in NYC

http://www.myfoxny.com

Ten dollars for a pack of cigarettes? It might soon become a reality in many stores in New York City. The cigarette tax in New York would jump $1.60 a pack under a tentative deal struck between Governor David Paterson and state government leaders.

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DHS: Internet Monitoring Needed to Fight Homegrown Terrorism

http://www.foxnews.com

"Fighting homegrown terrorism by monitoring Internet communications is a civil liberties trade-off the U.S. government must make to beef up national security", the nation's homeland security chief said Friday. ---- What a buncha crap....

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Atlanta expected to pay 20k to woman arrested for asking a Kop 'why?'

http://www.ajc.com

The Atlanta City Council is expected to agree pay $20,000 to settle a lawsuit a by a 62-year-old woman who was jailed for asking a police officer “why” she and friends had to move from a sidewalk where they were talking about an upcoming funeral.

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11 US Warships Enter Suez Canal... WW 3 Starting?

http://www.israelnationalnews.com

Egypt allowed at least one Israeli and 11 American warships to pass through the Suez Canal as an Iranian flotilla approaches Gaza. Egypt closed the canal to protect the ships with thousands of soldiers, according to the British-based Arabic language newspaper Al Quds al-Arabi.

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Glenn Beck a Libertarian?

http://www.youtube.com

Glenn beck says:

a) He's a Libertarian
b) That he's changed significantly over the past 6 years.
c) Is much more a Ron Paul libertarian than Sarah Palin.
d) Would like to see all troops removed from overseas.
e) Would like to see an attempt at private national defense.

At least... that's what I got out it. :)

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Police officer stops stroke victim from entering emergency room

http://www.wrcbtv.com

The police department says "the officer was just doing his job". Wow, this is how you protect and serve?! What is the police department if their job is preventing a stroke victim from seeking medical attention?!

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Cops Kill Father-to-Be in Botched Marijuana Raid

http://www.informationliberation.com

Cops Kill Father-to-Be in Botched Marijuana Raid
Las Vegas Narc Serving Marijuana Search Warrant Kills Father-to-Be In His Own Bathroom
by Phillip Smith

A 21-year-old father-to-be was killed last Friday night by a Las Vegas Police Department narcotics officer serving a search warrant for marijuana.

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac kicked out off New York Stock Exchange

http://thehill.com

"The determination to direct delisting is related to stock exchange requirements for maintaing price levels and curing deficiencies," said FHFA acting Director Edward DeMarco.

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