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Massachusetts hands out 900 illegal tickets, refuses to issue refunds

http://boston.cbslocal.com

Massachusetts department of transportation handed out about 900 speeding tickets on a newly created stretch of road. The issue is that they did not follow their own laws around setting speed limits and enforcing them.

They have publicly admitted to the tickets being illegal and unenforceable, but when asked about possible refunds, they basically told the media that you would have to take them to court if you want your money back.

the illegality is due to the the state not performing an engineering study to determine the maximum safe speed for the stretch of road.

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Texas Legislators Caught Violating Voting Rules on Camera

http://www.youtube.com

One of the better news agencies in Austin has some choice footage showing state legislators casting votes in the place of colleagues who might not even be in the building. Hypocritically, this happened even as the state legislature itself passed laws criminalizing regular folks who vote on behalf another person in general and primary elections. The best part? While the speaker of the House acknowledges that this practice violates the rules of the legislature, but chooses not to enforce the rule.

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Communist Holiday is Now USA’s Loyalty Day

http://1787network.com

In order to recognize the American spirit of loyalty and the sacrifices that so many have made for our Nation, the Congress, by Public Law 85-529 as amended, has designated May 1 of each year as “Loyalty Day.” On this day, let us reaffirm our allegiance to the United States of America, our Constitution, and our founding values.

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Another way to kill US farmers: Seize bank accounts on phony charges

http://foodfreedomgroup.com

when the Sowers earned over $10,000 in February, and learned they’d have to fill out paperwork at the bank for such large deposits, they simply rolled the deposits over to keep them below that amount, rather than waste time on bureaucratic red tape.
Structuring explains Overlawyered.com, is the federal criminal offense of splitting up bank deposits so as to keep them under a threshold such as $10,000 above which banks have to report transactions to the government.

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Get Out of Jail Free Cards for Cops Famlies - "Professional Courtesy"

http://leoprocards.com

This helps illustrate something most of us already know. Cops give other Cops something they call "Professional Courtesy." This means that one cop will give another a pass whenever their power of discretion allows it (and possibly when is does not). Also, if you are familiar with the generic cop mindset, the world is generally divided into 2 groups- cops and their families, and everyone else.

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Bank of America: Too Crooked to Fail

http://www.rollingstone.com

Bank of America: Too Crooked to Fail
The bank has defrauded everyone from investors and insurers to homeowners and the unemployed. So why does the government keep bailing it out?

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5 Real Judges Who Put the Most Evil Supervillain to Shame

http://www.cracked.com

It's one thing for a judge to be corrupt -- we sort of expect that to happen in all public jobs, because we watch the news. It's quite another for judges to be hilarious lunatics, criminally lazy schemers or just impossibly evil. Yet it happens, and more often than you'd think.

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Mayor-Elect of New Mexico Town Banned from City Hall

http://latino.foxnews.com

The mayor-elect is banned because he threatened to release secretly recorded tape of another mayoral candidate getting a lap dance from a topless dancer. The plan is to swear him in as mayor over the phone since he is banned from city hall. And the story gets better: the reason for the election was to replace the previous mayor who resigned after admitting to signing contracts while drunk.

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U.S. wields the 1917 Espionage Act to silence "whistle blowers

http://www.nytimes.com

Jake Tapper, the White House correspondent for ABC News, pointed out that the administration had lauded brave reporting in distant lands more than once and then asked, “How does that square with the fact that this administration has been so aggressively trying to stop aggressive journalism in the United States by using the Espionage Act to take whistle-blowers to court?”

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