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Distinguishing Between Country, Nation and State

"Country" is from "Terra Contrata" meaning a spread of land. It is a non-political term concerning the land, its people and their customs. "Nation" comes from "Natus" meaning that which is born and is the dominant racial subtext of a country's politics. "State" comes from "status" meaning condition/standing and is the political machinery of the Nation. A "Country" is a friend of liberty while the "Nation" and "State" are its enemy.

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Goverment I.C.E.'ing movie sharing online.

http://www.variety.com

Apparently, it is now the job of "I.C.E" (as if they didn't choose that just to try to be scary), to shut down not only illegal immigrants, but also...illegal movie watching on the internet.

A popular site, linked here: http://www.movies-links.tv/index.html now redirects you to a super-creepy "we will hurt you" style message from your happy servants in the federal government.

Say what you will about internet piracy, but what does I.C.E. have to do with this?

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Local Mass PDs don't enter gang info to $1.2 mill fed database

http://www.boston.com

Eighteen months after the Patrick administration planned to launch a computer database that would identify street-gang members across the state, not a single local police department has contributed information to the $1.2 million federally funded intelligence system, according to a high-ranking public safety official. The reason, said John A. Grossman, the undersecretary of forensic science and technology, is simple: Cash-strapped police departments are so short-handed that they cannot spare officers to verify their gang data and enter it on computers.

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New Poll Finds 86% of Americans Don't Want to Have A Country Anymore

http://www.theonion.com

Onion article describing a fake poll that found most Americans didn't want a "country" anymore. Surprisingly few jokes in this article, it's a rather rational look at a seemingly fringe opinion.

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Mother arrested for her son's dry ice "bomb"

http://www.omaha.com

The mother of a 14-year-old boy accused of making bombs out of dry ice appeared in court Tuesday.

The woman, 39, is charged with possession of a destructive device and child abuse. She was arrested over the weekend and released on her own recognizance.

Police were called to a home near 137th Street and Z Circle on Saturday. Police found and detonated an ice bomb in a plastic bottle.

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Officer convicted after stopping Latinos and stealing their money.

http://www.nems360.com

Police officer caught stopping Latinos and stealing their money from their wallets. He will get to spend a year in prison with some old acquaintances. I'm sure he is going to be the most popular guy there.

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Crossing Guard Beats Teen Who Called Him "Fatso"

http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

An off-duty crossing guard for Drexel Middle School was arrested last Thursday for allegedly beating a 14-year-old boy who taunted him during the school year.

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German faces jail for Adolf Hitler cell phone ring tone

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

"A German man is facing up to six months in prison for having a speech by Adolf Hitler as mobile phone ring tone" --- Ok, so obviously the guy in question could choose a better ringtone (Rammstein, perhaps?), but is it a good idea to use the tactics of totalitarianism to stamp out the history of totalitarianism? Just sayin'.....

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FEC attempts to shut down Campaign for Liberty

http://www.prisonplanet.com

The FEC has launched a pair of investigations on Campaign for Liberty.

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Female journalists allege police threatened sexual assault at G20

http://www.prisonplanet.com

Four journalists have filed complaints with Ontario's police watchdog, with allegations that police physically assaulted or threatened to sexually assault the females when they were arrested during the Toronto G20 summit.

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Charlie Veitch arrested at G20

http://www.prisonplanet.com

Activist Charlie Veitch has been arrested for the second time by Canadian authorities for “impersonating a police officer” on a bogus charge designed purely to cover for the fact that Veitch’s original arrest on June 24 for refusing to show ID was based on a law that didn’t exist and one that Toronto’s Chief of Police lied about to media outlets before the G20 summit.

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USA Turns Down Help From Dutch On Oil Spill

http://www.financialpost.com

Why does neither the U.S. government nor U.S. energy companies have on hand the cleanup technology available in Europe? Ironically, the superior European technology runs afoul of U.S. environmental rules. The voracious Dutch vessels, for example, continuously suck up vast quantities of oily water, extract most of the oil and then spit overboard vast quantities of nearly oil-free water. Nearly oil-free isn't good enough for the U.S. regulators, who have a standard of 15 parts per million -- if water isn't at least 99.9985% pure, it may not be returned to the Gulf of Mexico.

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The Genesis of the Shire Society

http://www.examiner.com

On June 26th 2010 the seeds of a voluntary society were sown in Lancaster New Hampshire. Participants in the annual Porcupine Freedom Festival held a signing ceremony to inaugurate their founding document, The Shire Society Declaration, which some have called a new declaration of independence.

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Columbia University: Body Scanners Increase Risk Of Skin Cancer

http://www.prisonplanet.com

Airport body scanners could lead to an increase in skin cancers according to scientists at Columbia University, who warn that the dose emitted by the naked x-ray devices could be up to 20 times higher than originally estimated.

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Kop covers up hit and run and gets caught. Reappointed Deputy Cheif.

http://nems360.com

Ex Tupelo Assistant Police Chief Robert Hall had resigned after pleading guilty to accessory after the fact and obstruction of justice after helping cover-up a hit and run where a car had struck a bicyclist. The Mayor of Tupelo has decided, instead of keeping him off the force, to put him right back into that position.

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Kop kills a man. Department refuses to release records.

http://reason.com

This is what happens when cops think that they can do what they want and aren't subject to inquiries of the taxpayers that pay their checks.

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G20 activists rally outside police headquarters

http://toronto.ctv.ca

At least 1,000 protesters have filled College Street across from the Toronto Police Service Headquarters, to denounce what they say is excessive use of force and mistreatment of those arrested over the weekend.

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Peaceful protesters attacked/arrested while car arsonists left alone

http://www.prisonplanet.com

Provocateurs? So-called “anarchist” pictured wearing NIKE clothing.

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Storm troopers rush peaceful, singing protest at G20

http://www.youtube.com

I believe they're singing the Canadian National Anthem.

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Citizen Writes Cop A Ticket In Oregon - And It Works!

http://www.youtube.com

There is hope afterall, in nailing even slightly corrupt cops. An Oregon man was sick of seeing local police repeatedly break traffic laws, and un-like a good little citizen, he took the law into his own hands, and wrote the cop a ticket. Now the cop must go to court to face charges.

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