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How much do we really hate the TSA?

http://www.cnn.com

How much do we really hate the TSA?

Editor's note: The Traveler's Psyche is a five-week series focusing on travel scenarios that stir emotion. We're starting with frustration and will wind up on a happy note in June. Next week, we'll look at relationships forged on the road.

(CNN) -- It's the kind of thing that seems to happen every day to innocent grandmas, teens and toddlers when they pass through the airport: Savannah Barry, a 16-year-old Type 1 diabetic, uses an insulin pump that can malfunction when exposed to technology used in airport screenings.

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Honor student placed in jail for tardiness and truancy at school

http://www.khou.com

"A judge threw a 17-year-old 11th grade honor student from Willis High School in jail after she missed school again.

Judge Lanny Moriarty said last month Diane Tran was in his Justice of the Peace court for truancy and he warned her then to stop missing school. But she recently missed classes again so Wednesday he issued a summons and had her arrested in open court when she appeared."

I didn't know skipping class at school was considered a crime...

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Up in Smoke: Obama's Hypocritical War on Marijuana

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

A forthcoming biography on President Obama is making headlines, with new details about the president smoking marijuana with his teenage friends in Hawaii.

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Opt Out of School Lunch

http://reason.com

Opt Out of School Lunch

Should schools force kids to eat USDA-approved food, or should families take back control of what their kids are eating?

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Military Taught Officers: Total War on Islam

http://www.wired.com

The U.S. military taught its future leaders that a “total war” against the world’s 1.4 billion Muslims would be necessary to protect America from Islamic terrorists, according to documents obtained by Danger Room. Among the options considered for that conflict: using the lessons of “Hiroshima” to wipe out whole cities at once, targeting the “civilian population wherever necessary.”

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Quit Facebook or be expelled, school says

http://www.theage.com.au

A Queensland primary school principal is threatening to expel students aged under 13 who refuse to delete their Facebook accounts, in a bold bid to stamp out cyber bullying at her school.

The policy has been applauded by cyber safety experts who say schools are grappling to deal with a surge in problems caused when children use social media sites designed for adults.

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Liberty Activist Turned Police Informant

http://bbs.freetalklive.com

Stacy was a member of Students for Liberty, the Drexel Student Liberty Front, Center for a Stateless Society, and presumably numerous other activist outlets. She has been to Porcfest. Lot's of people know and (used to) trust her, as a well liked member of the liberty community. Late last year, she was ratted out as a drug dealer and she, in turn, informed on several of her friends and other people in the liberty movement.

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Chicago Police Department Bought a Sound Cannon

http://www.salon.com

As week-long protests against the NATO summit begin, city police have bought a potentially dangerous sound cannon

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Judge keeps CIA volume on Bay of Pigs secret

http://www.cbsnews.com

(AP) WASHINGTON - A federal judge has ruled that a final volume of the CIA's three-decade-old history on the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba can remain shrouded in secrecy because it is a draft, not a finished product.

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End a Failed Drug War (and Boost Entrepreneurship?)

http://www.portfolio.com

End a Failed Drug War (and Boost Entrepreneurship?)

The global war on drugs is a failure, a high-profile commission funded by Richard Branson declares, as it calls for governments to consider decriminalizing some drugs. Could ending the decades-long battle be an opening for entrepreneurs?

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Switzerland: An Initiative to Establish Basic Income for All

http://globalvoicesonline.org

An initiative to establish a new federal law known as “For an unconditional basic income” [fr] was formally introduced in Switzerland in April. The idea, which consists quite simply of giving a monthly income to all citizens that is neither means-tested nor work-related, has generated commentary throughout the Swiss blogosphere.

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Medical Marijuana Irrelevant To Romney

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Medical Marijuana Irrelevant To Romney

http://youtu.be/8GRLD0pz0bo

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How a Libertarian became a Pennsylvania State Police Informant

http://georgedonnelly.com

How could a libertarian anarchist become a police informant, you ask? It’s quite simple really. According to the grapevine, a bright college-age libertarian lady studying in Philadelphia stands accused by Pennsylvania state police of selling drugs they don’t like to an undercover cop on seven occasions. She’s looking at seven felonies.

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FBI’s Network of Informants Created Most of the Terrorist Plots

http://www.veteranstoday.com

The FBI has built a massive network of spies to prevent another domestic attack. But are they busting terrorist plots—or leading them?

by Trevor Aaronson, Alternet

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2,700-Year-Old Marijuana Stash Found In Chinese Tomb

http://www.greenlifepages.com

Researchers say they have located the world's oldest stash of marijuana, in a tomb in a remote part of China. The cache of cannabis is about 2,700 years old and was clearly ``cultivated for psychoactive purposes," rather than as fibre for clothing or as food, says a research paper in the Journal of Experimental Botany.

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Again: FBI congratulates themselves for foiling their own plot

http://www.libertyconfidential.com

This story about the FBI busting "anarchists" for trying to blow up a bridge even has the NY Times wondering why we have an agency that -- like children -- creates their own terrorist plots, "solves" the crime, and gives themselves a round of applause.

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SC Teacher Drags Boy, Saying "This is what Nazis do to Jews."

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

A middle school teacher in South Carolina has been accused of dragging a student under a table during class, telling the boy 'this is what the Nazis do to Jews,' police said today. The 12-year-old student said he got up to sharpen a pencil at Bluffton Middle School on Wednesday when Patricia Mulholland grabbed him by his collar and said, 'come here, Jew,' police said. The 7th-grade teacher claims she was trying to teach the students a lesson about the Holocaust.

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Father Tapes His Autistic Son being bullied at School.

http://shine.yahoo.com

"The morning of February 17, I put a wire on my son, and I sent him to school," Chaifetz says in a video he created to showcase the audio clips. "What I heard on that audio was so disgusting, vile, and just an absolute disrespect and bullying of my son, that happened not by other children, but by his teacher, and the aides -- the people who were supposed to protect him. They were literally making my son's life a living hell."

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How My Son Was Humiliated and Tormented by his Teacher and Aide

http://www.youtube.com

A New Jersey father sent his 10 year old autistic son to school wearing a wire, and what is heard is truly disturbing.

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Pregnant woman jailed for having thought about abortion

http://digitaljournal.com

Pregnant woman jailed for having thought about abortion

This story is almost too hard to believe, but it is indeed true: A pregnant woman in Iowa was jailed for "attempted feticide" because she told hospital staff she once thought about having an abortion.

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