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Sandy Springs, Georgia: The City that Outsourced Everything

http://www.economicfreedom.org

Privatizing nearly every aspect of governmental services except police and fire (and not falling into the debt trap of budget busting pension plans) has taken a city budget from high debt to a surplus - and improved the quality of life and lowered property as well. Exactly what the Libertarian philosophy predicts.

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French Silver “Dime” Cards from La Monnaie Saine

http://silverunderground.com

Did you know that the Don’t Tread on Meme Silver Dime Card idea was international? I didn’t until I heard heard the Frenchmen, Gilles Laurant and Edouard Hesse of La Monnaie Saine interviewed on Declare Your Independence with Ernie Hancock.

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State says 'No Beer For You'

http://beerpulse.com

This story involves 2 of my great passions. The pursuit of liberty and craft beer! The state (New Hampshire in this case) is barring sale of Founders Breakfast Stout because the label shows a baby eating it's oatmeal... an obvious reference to this being an oatmeal stout.

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Metro Detroit Voters Passing Property "Arts" Tax by 59.5 Percent

http://www.freep.com

The 0.2-mil property tax for the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) passed by a huge margin in Metro Detroit's primary election. It will cost taxpayers with a homeowner's market value of $200,000 and a taxable value of $100,000 an additional $20 annually.

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Silk Road Armory Closing

http://dkn255hz262ypmii.onion

This is a link to the discussion about the Silk Road Armory closing. You will need TOR to be able to see the link.

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Banking elites conspiring to replace the dollar with... gold?

http://silverunderground.com

Tinfoil Tuesday: The Road to Roota Theory
Bix Weir posits that there is a faction working within the banking elite working to undo their monetary hegemony and usher in a new era of honest currency.

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Woz's $2 bill sheets - The Engadget Show

http://www.youtube.com

(APPLE co-founder) Steve Wozniak prints his own pads of $2 bills... and spends them.
Steve Wozniak, "You can get arrested for them, but you cannot get convicted because you are in the right."

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Bitcoin has outperformed Gold, Silver, and Stocks in the last year!

http://www.youtube.com

Bitcoins have outperformed Gold, Silver, and the US stock market over the last year.

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Bitcoin Conference London 2012

http://www.bitcoin2012.com

Bitcoin Conference London 2012

15-16 September, London

Call For Papers is now open: email proposals to genjix@bitcoin2012.com

After months of planning we are glad to announce we will be holding the Bitcoin Conference in London. The first conference was held by Mitchell Bourne in association with us. He set an amazing standard, showed us the ropes and bestowed us with considerable experience. This year he will be taking a diminished role as we take over the chariot. We hope to live up to the high standard he set last year.

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Bitcoin: Seven reasons to be wary....

http://www.networkworld.com

I declare "The author of this article is clueless...."

Of all the virtual currencies out there, BitCoin is the most interesting from a technical perspective - and the least interesting from the business point of view. But aside from its status as a technical marvel, it has little practical benefit for business users or consumers.

Here are seven reasons why....

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HSBC Bank USA used by 'drug kingpins and rogue nations'

http://www.bbc.co.uk

HSBC provided a conduit for "drug kingpins and rogue nations", according to a US Senate committee investigating money laundering claims at the bank. Its report said suspicious funds from countries including Mexico, Iran and Syria had passed through the bank. The president and chief executive of HSBC Bank USA, Irene Dorner, apologised to the committee for the behaviour which she said deeply regretted. Earlier, HSBC's head of compliance, David Bagley, resigned at the hearing.

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Bitcoin Funded Debit Cards

http://www.forbes.com

Yes, it’s entirely possible [according to this Forbes article] to fund your existing debit card, or credit card, with your accumulated bitcoin.

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16 year old builds tiny home to guarantee mortgage-free future

http://faircompanies.com

Austin Hay is still in high school, but he’s building his own house. It’s only 130 square feet, but it makes him a homeowner without a mortgage at just 16 years old.

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What Islamic coin collecting taught me about alternative currency

http://silverunderground.com

There’s actually quite a bit to learn from the history of Islamic coinage that could benefit the alternative currency movement today. In the 7th century the Arabian Peninsula was inhabited almost entirely by nomadic tribes of Bedouins. Arabian markets were flush with Roman and Persian silver coins, but when those Empires began debasing their currencies Muslims began to mint their own. So, from the outset the industry of Islamic coins was a movement to provide an honest alternative to fraudulent currency.

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California Restaurant Offers 100 Percent Bacon Burger

http://abcnews.go.com

The ‘Merica, the restaurant’s July burger of the month, is a 100 percent ground bacon burger topped with more bacon, a sunny-side-up egg, bacon island dressing and bacon cheddar cheese. The burger costs $10.95 and is available until the end of July.

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My Millionaire Boss Hit Me Up for a Romney Donation

http://www.alternet.org

My Millionaire Boss Hit Me Up for a Romney Donation

I work for The Villages, a large retirement community in Central Florida, and one of the top 20 privately held corporations in the state. My employer records annual sales of over $1 billion dollars, and the company's CEO, H. Gary Morse, is a multi-millionaire (possibly even a billionaire).

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Campaign for Liberty

http://chooseliberty.org

Ron Paul's "Audit the Fed" bill has passed committee and will be voted on the house floor this month. Campaign for Liberty has an online petitition at the link.

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Local currency forming in Colorado

http://www.summitdaily.com

Local currency forming in Colorado called Mountain Hours.

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The DISEASE is our Monetary System

http://endtheillusion.wordpress.com

Consider these questions:

If you owned a printing press in your basement and could LEGALLY print your own money…

1. would you choose to pay your bills by printing the money you needed?
2. would you choose to pay your bills by going to the bankers for a loan?

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Illegal kidney trade booms as new organ is 'sold every hour'

http://www.guardian.co.uk

The illegal trade in kidneys has risen to such a level that an estimated 10,000 black market operations involving purchased human organs now take place annually, or more than one an hour, World Health Organisation experts have revealed. Evidence collected by a worldwide network of doctors shows that traffickers are defying laws intended to curtail their activities and are cashing in on rising international demand for replacement kidneys driven by the increase in diabetes and other diseases.

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