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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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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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Women in Saudi Arabia will breastfeed drivers to gain right to drive

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com

SAUDI ARABIA: Women threaten to breastfeed drivers if they aren't allowed to drive

Many were stunned when Saudi cleric Sheik Abdel Mohsen Obeikan recently issued a fatwa, or Islamic ruling, calling on women to give breast milk to their male colleagues or men they come into regular contact with so as to avoid illicit mixing between the sexes.

But a group of Saudi women has taken the controversial decree a step further in a new campaign to gain the right to drive in the ultra-conservative kingdom, media reports say.

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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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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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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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Consumer group targets McDonald's Happy Meal toys

http://www.reuters.com

A U.S. consumer group wants McDonald's Corp to stop using Happy Meal toys to lure children into its restaurants and has threatened to sue if the world's biggest hamburger chain does not comply within 30 days.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Australian gov to force net users to install state-approved software

http://www.prisonplanet.com

The Australian government is set to intensify its war against Internet freedom by forcing web users to install state-approved anti-virus software. If they fail to do so, they will be denied an Internet connection, or if their computer is later infected, the user’s connection will be terminated.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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