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State Inspectors Searching Children’s Lunch Boxes

http://www.nccivitas.org

A mother in Hoke County complains her daughter was forced to eat a school lunch because a government inspector determined her home-made lunch did not meet nutrition requirements. In fact, all of the students in the NC Pre-K program classroom at West Hoke Elementary School in Raeford had to accept a school lunch in addition to their lunches brought from home.

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New Government "Census" Survey Goes Too Far!!!

http://www.census.gov

The Government wants to know about when you leave and arrive home and what your mental state is! Of course, there is a $5000 "penalty" if you refuse to answer. How this information is needed for a census I certainly don't know??

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Rand Paul Detained By TSA

http://dailycaller.com

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s press secretary Moira Bagley tweeted on Monday that Transportation Security Administration officials were detaining her boss in Nashville, Tenn.

“Just got a call from @senrandpaul,” Bagley tweeted at about 10 a.m. on Monday. “He’s currently being detained by TSA in Nashville.”

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/01/23/report-tsa-detains-sen-rand-paul-in-na...

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LA County ordinance now requires use of condoms in all porn.

http://www.forbes.com

Afraid your favorite porn stars were risking their health for your mere sexual pleasure? Well, fear no more. LA County has stepped in to save the day!!!

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Largo school has autistic boy, 6, Baker-Acted

http://www.baynews9.com

Six-year-old Ryder is back with his mom at their Madeira Beach home after a traumatic night for the entire family."They locked the gate," said his mom, Dawn Gage. "I could hear him screaming my name."Ryder is autistic and his mom says he's known to have tantrums when he's taken away from normal routine.

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Department of Homeland Security Monitoring Journalists

http://rt.com

Freedom of speech might allow journalists to get away with a lot in America, but the Department of Homeland Security is on the ready to make sure that the government is keeping dibs on who is saying what.

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Bill to Pay Pregnant Women has Moms at Odds

http://www.abc24.com

Can bad mothers be bribed into Becoming good mothers?

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ID now needed for drain cleaner

http://qconline.com

One of Illinois' new laws requires consumers to reach for their identification as well as their cash when they have a clogged drain.

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SESAME STREET Touts Entitlements: 'I Get Free Breakfast And Lunch'

http://cnsnews.com

The government-funded PBS is promoting dependence on government via 'free' food offered at government schools. Propaganda is the only word for this.

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Another 7 year old sex offender story

http://boston.cbslocal.com

What happens when a 7 year old kicks a bully in the nuts to get away from him on a school bus? That's right he is classified as a sex offender.

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McDonald’s Outsmarts SF Toy Ban by Charging 10 Cents for Toy

http://reason.com

The San Francisco ban on providing free toys to entice children to eat unhealthy foods goes into effect Thursday, but McDonald’s plans to comply with the law by charging 10 cents a toy for their Happy Meals and donating the money to the nonprofit Ronald McDonald House.

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Alameda adopts strict smoking ordinance

http://www.insidebayarea.com

The Alameda City Council has approved a new ordinance that aims to protect people from secondhand smoke by effectively banning smoking in all outdoor public places.

Smokers could run afoul of the new law -- most of which will go into effect Jan. 1 -- if they light up at a bus stop, ATM or even on a balcony of a multiunit rental complex.

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San Francisco Escalates the War on Bags

http://www.sfgate.com

Legislation sponsored by Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi and headed for likely passage by the Board of Supervisors would require San Francisco shoppers to pay 10 cents per bag provided by the store at checkout starting July 1. That charge would jump to 25 cents per bag two years later. The store providing the bag would pocket the money.

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Macy's To Pay Huge Fine for Selling Hoodies With Drawstrings

http://www.technicallythatsillegal.com

Drawstrings on hoodies qualify them as "deadly merchandise."

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Eugenics: Compulsory Sterilization in 50 American States

http://www.uvm.edu

In response to last night's topic on State Eugenics programs I found this... last updated in Spring 2011.

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Couple's Daughter Taken Away For 18 Hours Over Alleged Sandwich Theft

http://www.foxnews.com

A Hawaii couple’s 3-year-old daughter was taken away from them for 18 hours after they were arrested for forgetting to a pay for two $5 sandwiches.

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Biking and Walking Might Become Illegal in Small Wisconsin Town

http://www.technicallythatsillegal.com

Here I discuss a town in Wisconsin that is talking about outlawing biking and walking without first registering your travel plans with the town for prior approval. Unbelievable.

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Ogden (UT) Police First-In-Nation To Use Surveillance Blimp

http://www.activistpost.com

A patrol car fitted with all of the police extras cost $40,000; a surveillance blimp will cost well below that -- possibly as low as $15,000; after that, it is $100 a week to keep it filled with helium and charge its electric batteries; the police in Ogden, Utah, decides this is a good deal.

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Sen. Rand Paul Slams Congressional “Circus” Over Shutdown Threats

http://www.infowars.com

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul appeared on CNN last night to inject some sense into the latest stand off between Republicans and Democrats over government spending and the deficit.

In light of the fact that a government shutdown has been only narrowly averted once again, this time regarding FEMA funding, Paul noted that debating important issues seems to have been almost completely lost amidst a culture of partisan stand offs on Capitol Hill.

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Lawsuit accuses guard of handcuffing 1st-graders for talking in class

http://www.chicagotribune.com

The attorney for a family suing Chicago Public Schools over the alleged handcuffing of a first-grader in 2010 said Tuesday that the boy was among several 6- and 7-year-olds who were detained and handcuffed for hours for talking in class.

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