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NYPD Handcuffed, Questioned 7 Yr. Old Boy About Stolen $5 for 10 Hours

http://www.nypost.com

After being accused of taking $5 from another student, a 7-year-old Bronx boy was pulled out of his classroom and questioned for more than 10 hours by the NYPD. According to a $250 million claim, police handcuffed and held Wilson Reyes.

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Government Persecution, From Aaron Swartz to Bradley Manning

http://www.thenation.com

“Prosecutors destroy a life.” That could be a headline in every newspaper every day in a land where the answer to every problem (and many nonproblems) is police and prisons. When 26-year-old Internet prodigy and freedom of information activist Aaron Swartz committed suicide on January 11, the tragedy was the direct result of US attorneys deciding to throw criminal charges at him for violating a website’s “terms of services” while accessing publicly subsidized academic research.

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Sacramento Officials: Law-Abiding Citizens Are Hurting City Revenues

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com

Authorities in Sacramento, Calif., say law-abiding citizens are hurting city revenues.
Let us explain: The people of Sacramento have been doing such a good job of avoiding parking tickets that city officials say it’s starting to affect revenues. Sacramento’s Parking Services Manager Howard Chan says the city had planned on collecting $10 million in fines from parking offenders. But people have done such a good job of parking legally and feeding the meter that the city is now looking at a $1.2 million budget deficit.

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Government Ban On Bitcoin Would Fail Miserably - Forbes

http://www.forbes.com

I maintain that a government ban on bitcoin would be about as effective as alcohol prohibition was in the 1920s. Government prohibition doesn’t even do a good job of keeping drugs out of prisons. The demand for an item, in this case digital cash with user-defined levels of privacy, does not simply evaporate in the face of a jurisdictional ban. One could even make the case that it becomes stronger because an official recognition that Bitcoin is not only a “renegade” currency but a “so-effective-it-had-to-be-banned” currency would imbue the cryptographic money with larger than life qualities.

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Couple facing 60 days in jail for rescuing injured baby deer

http://www.naturalnews.com

Police state gone wild: Couple facing 60 days in jail for rescuing injured baby deer.
An Indiana couple saved a wounded baby deer and nursed it back to life, saving its life and giving it a home. They named it "Little Orphan Dani." When Indiana state officials got word of this courageous act of compassion, they ordered the deer euthanized. (Because government wants to kill everything you love.)

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Bloomington IN mayor to marry dozens of gay couples in protest of ban

http://bit.ly

Bloomington, Indiana mayor will marry dozens of gay and lesbian couples in protest of a proposed amendment to the states constitution to ban gay marriages

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Wife Could Face Jail for Saving Deer!

http://gma.yahoo.com

That's the question surrounding the case of Jeff and Jennifer Counceller, who rescued an injured fawn and nursed it back to health at their Connersville, Ind., home. The couple now faces the possibility of jail time and fines after state officials charged them with a misdemeanor for harboring the animal.

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Man Arrested for Spitting on Sidewalk

http://www.theledger.com

Insomniac Joseph Stoiber, 29, was walking in his neighborhood when he couldn't sleep at 2:30 a.m. May 30, talking to his friend on the phone about baseball. Lakeland police Officer Tyler Anderson saw him in the community near Florida Southern College and stopped him. After asking Stoiber what he was doing, Anderson asked to pat him down. Stoiber said no. Seeing a bulge in Stoiber's pocket, Anderson began patting him down anyway. During the search, Stoiber, who had been chewing tobacco, spit the accumulated saliva on the grass or sidewalk. That's been against the law in Lakeland since 1944.

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Milwaukee County sheriff: Don't wait for the police... arm yourselves!

http://www.latimes.com

Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. has a message for residents in his jurisdiction: You can't rely on him anymore. You need to arm yourself.

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Man Buys Missile Launcher From Another During Weapons Buyback Event

http://seattle.cbslocal.com

Seattle police worked with Army officials Monday to track down the history of a nonfunctional missile launcher that showed up at a weapons buyback program and determine whether it was legal or possibly stolen from the military. A man standing outside the event Saturday bought the military weapon for $100 from another person there, according to Detective Mark Jamieson.

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Seattle Gun BuyBack Turns Into a Gun Show! LOL!

http://dcxposed.com

Police officers in Seattle, Washington held their first gun buyback program in 20 years this weekend, underneath interstate 5, and soon found that private gun collectors were working the large crowd as little makeshift gun shows began dotting the parking lot and sidewalks. Some even had “cash for guns” signs prominently displayed.

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The DEA's marijuana mistake

http://www.latimes.com

For a muscular agency that combats vicious drug criminals, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration acts like a terrified and obstinate toddler when it comes to basic science. For years, the DEA and the National Institute for Drug Abuse have made it all but impossible to develop a robust body of research on the medical uses of marijuana.

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Want To Know Why People Need Guns?

http://www.lewrockwell.com

The following video from many years ago titled "A Daughter's Regret" shows the testimony of Suzanna Gratia Hupp whose parents were killed when a madman opened fire in a Texas cafeteria. It is a powerful reminder of how essential it is to protect the Second Amendment, not for duck hunting, as she points out, but to protect our loved ones from maniacs ... and a government that would put us in such a vulnerable position.

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Widespread Civil Disobedience Being Organized by New York Gun Owners

http://www.prisonplanet.com

Activists involved in the state-wide boycott against the unconstitutional statute who spoke to the Post almost taunted authorities, saying gun owners would essentially dare authorities to “come and take it away.”

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Chicago Suburb Arrests Mothers For Refusing Smart Meters

http://www.breitbart.com

In Naperville, IL, two mothers were arrested last week for refusing to allow utility workers to install controversial smart meters on their homes. The city’s new Naperville Smart Grid Initiative requires new controversial smart meters to be installed in every home. Residents opposed to the smart meters have been fighting the initiative for over two years.

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Obama only wants military leaders who 'will fire on U.S. citizens'

http://www.examiner.com

“The new litmus test of leadership in the military is if they will fire on US citizens or not.” Those who will not are being removed.

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Families try to prevent boys playing girls' sports

http://www.post-gazette.com

A mother and her daughter seek to reverse legislation from 1979 and ban boys from playing on female competitive sports teams. The daughter suffered a concussion after colliding with a boy during a field hockey game. Though I can see why the mother would be concerned, I am unable to support new legislation that would allow a girl to play on a high school football team but not allow a boy to play on high school field hockey team.

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Blackhawk helicopters fire blank rounds on Miami

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Low flying Blackhawk helicopters drill with gun fire over downtown Miami Fl. as basketball game lets out.

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Gun Owners Refuse to Register Under New York Law

http://www.thenewamerican.com

NY Gun Registration Spawns Massive Civil Disobedience
Threats of imprisonment and confiscation fail to intimidate, says Alex Newman.

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Louisiana Milk Police Combat Prices That Are Too Reasonable

http://reason.com

Louisiana Milk Police Combat Prices That Are Too Reasonable

Last week, state regulators cracked down on a grocery store that was engaging in a “disruptive trade practice,” selling milk at a price that could “injure, reduce, prevent, or destroy competition.”

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