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Taxing Pizza and Pop

http://regansravings.blogspot.com

Reuters is reporting a study by researchers that was published in Archives of Internal Medicine. The theory is that if pizza and pop were taxed by 18 percent, then people would reduce their consumption of them. What a novel idea? I must say that there is nothing in the article that talks about the government actually considering this at this time.

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Some in China want to ban eating dog and cat.

http://www.cnn.com

Chinese government is considering legislation that would ban eating cats and dogs. Cat meat can be found on menus in China, Vietnam, parts of South America. Ban on eating dog, cat meat part of a larger proposal to toughen animal welfare laws. Dog and cat meat has become more difficult to find in anticipation of the new ban

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Man Dies After Choking On Pot Baggie & Being Tasered.

http://www.youtube.com

Andrew Grande died after being tasered and choking on a bag of marijuana he attempted to swallow. Video from WJHG, broadcast Dec. 12, 2009.

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The End of Sheriff Arpaio in Arizona?

http://www.dailykos.com

The worst sheriff in the history of our republic, Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona, seems to have made a fatal mistake in his boss hog take over of his county.

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Company Offering Insurance For Medical Pot

http://www.blinkx.com

Company is first in the nation to offer protection for medical marijuana growers, sellers and buyers.

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6 Obnoxious Innovations That Will Be in Your Car (Soon)

http://www.cracked.com

#1 on this list will make you want to buy used from here on out...

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Culled out. Feds could prohibit US citizens from fishing!!

http://sports.espn.go.com

The Obama administration will accept no more public input for a federal strategy that could prohibit U.S. citizens from fishing the nation's oceans, coastal areas, Great Lakes, and even inland waters.

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UK Government Schools Show Pornographic Cartoon to Seven Year Olds

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Apparently government schools in the UK are now showing "educational" pornographic cartoons to SEVEN year olds. Pretty wild stuff. In related news, the Swiss are now developing extra small condoms for children.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/7361181/Extra-small-condoms...

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Study Finds: as Porn Increases, the Rate of Sex Crimes Goes Down

http://www.the-scientist.com

In every region investigated, researchers have found that as pornography has increased in availability, sex crimes have either decreased or not increased.

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Government school cafeterias flunk health inspections

http://www.bostonherald.com

Children in nearly two dozen Boston public schools ate meals in cafeterias cited for conditions so severe - including mouse droppings, peeling paint and a rusty oven - that one inspector said they would shutter a typical restaurant.

Making matters worse: The central food facility that feeds another 21 Hub schools without cafeterias also has been tagged by health inspectors, records show.

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President Obama backs DNA test in arrests

http://www.politico.com

President Barack Obama’s embrace of a national database to store the DNA of people arrested but not necessarily convicted of a crime is heartening to backers of the policy but disappointing to criminal-justice reformers, who view it as an invasion of privacy.

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Troopers raid popular bars for unlicensed beers

http://www.philly.com

More than a dozen armed State Police officers conducted simultaneous raids last week on three popular Philadelphia bars known for their wide beer selections. The cops confiscated hundreds of bottles of expensive ales and lagers, now in State Police custody at an undisclosed location.

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Female Soldiers More Likely to Be Raped than Killed in Action

http://abcnews.go.com

A House subcommittee is set to shed new light on the problem of sexual assault in the military today, when it will hear testimony on sexual assault numbers, prevention and response as part of its ongoing investigation into the issue.

"A woman who signs up to protect her country is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire," said Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA), who introduced a bill this summer to increase and encourage the investigation of prosecution of sexual assault and rape cases in the military and is attending today's hearing.

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Flipping Off Cops Is Legal, Not Advised

http://www.wired.com

Flipping the bird, or sticking out the middle finger, is perhaps the oldest insulting gesture on earth. The move dates back to ancient Greece and was adopted by the Romans as digitus impudicus — the impudent finger.

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ID Card for Workers Is at Center of Immigration Plan

http://online.wsj.com

Lawmakers working to craft a new comprehensive immigration bill have settled on a way to prevent employers from hiring illegal immigrants: a national biometric identification card all American workers would eventually be required to obtain.

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IRS to Track Online Sellers' Payment Transactions Beginning Next Year

http://www.auctionbytes.com

Internet sellers who don't report their sales will no longer be under the radar. Starting next year, any bank or other payment settlement company that processes credit cards, debit cards, and electronic payments such as PayPal will have to issue information returns telling the IRS what merchants receive. The new returns are Form 1099-K, Merchant Card and Third-Party Payments.

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Police Officer Punches Handcuffed Man In The Head (VIDEO)

http://www.jackliberty.com

According to the AP, this man was sentenced to 18 months in prison. How many months do you think someone would get in jail if they handcuffed a government police officer and punched him repeatedly?

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Canadian troops told to ignore child rape by Afghan allies

http://www.opednews.com

The stated goal of the US-led War in Afghanistan, according to the Obama Administration, is to defeat the Taliban and establish a stable democratic government over the entire country. Critical to that goal is establishing a professional Afghan army and police force that is not corrupt, and that has the respect of the Afghan people.

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Canadian money to become plastic, coins will be steel next year

http://www.digitaljournal.com

On Thursday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s minority Conservative government announced in its budget that its paper currency will go plastic by late next year, according to the Globe and Mail. The plastic notes will also contain high security features to ensure that the $10 and $20 bills last longer.

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Ithaca NY Police Kill Drug Suspect

http://mikesylvia.wordpress.com

The "War on Drugs" claims another victim in the quiet little liberal city of Ithaca. Police executing a search warrant on a car try to arrest the driver. As the driver attempts flee he knock over an officer in his path. Other officers shoot him 4 times killing him.

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