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New Zealand Government Bans 71 Baby Names

New Zealand's government has banned certain baby names. What is even more shocking are the comments below the article where people applaud New Zealand's actions for "saving" the children from their evil parents. I am willing to bet that most of those illegal naming attempts were actually acts of defiance towards the government; activism via naming your baby something that pisses the government off.

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Bloomberg "Constitution Will Have to Change" After Boston Bombing

Posted April 23rd, 2013 by vox pop bass
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In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday the country’s interpretation of the Constitution will “have to change” to allow for greater security to stave off future attacks.

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Eric Holder Banning Homeschooling Doesn’t Violate Fundamental Rights

Posted February 15th, 2013 by iamodd999
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Those of that homeschool should be concerned because the Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder, in the government’s arguments essentially said that he believes that a law that bans homeschooling would violate no fundamental liberties.

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2-gallon a day cola habit linked to woman's death

Posted February 13th, 2013 by seejase
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Coroner David Crerar issued a final report Tuesday into the death of 31-year-old Natasha Harris, concluding that the mother of eight died from a heart attack. He said the large amount of Coca-Cola she drank likely led to metabolic imbalances that gave rise to her heart problems, adding that Coke was likely a "substantial factor" in her death. A New Zealand food industry association on Wednesday rejected a coroner's call to add health warnings to soft-drink labels.

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Surprise investigations aimed at homeschoolers

Posted February 12th, 2013 by iamodd999
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In what critics are seeing as an ultimate power grab, state officials in Connecticut are pushing forward a bill to require state investigations of children like never before – calling for a “confidential behavioral health assessment” of every public school student in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12, and every homeschool student at ages 12, 14 and 17.

The proposed Bill 374 is being described as the ultimate home invasion.

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Care home inviting in prostitutes for residents is under investigation

Posted January 29th, 2013 by iamodd999
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Hookers regularly go for “special visits” at Chaseley nursing home in Eastbourne, Sussex.
They meet residents in a special room and a red sock is put on the door handle so staff know not to disturb them.
Bosses say many physically and mentally disabled people have no other sexual outlet - and become so frustrated they often resort to GROPING staff.
Care workers say the “sex surrogates” are “therapeutic” and experts claim they are a ”basic human right”.

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Couple facing 60 days in jail for rescuing injured baby deer

Posted January 29th, 2013 by iamodd999
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Police state gone wild: Couple facing 60 days in jail for rescuing injured baby deer.
An Indiana couple saved a wounded baby deer and nursed it back to life, saving its life and giving it a home. They named it "Little Orphan Dani." When Indiana state officials got word of this courageous act of compassion, they ordered the deer euthanized. (Because government wants to kill everything you love.)

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Chicago Suburb Arrests Mothers For Refusing Smart Meters

Posted January 28th, 2013 by Jking8767
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In Naperville, IL, two mothers were arrested last week for refusing to allow utility workers to install controversial smart meters on their homes. The city’s new Naperville Smart Grid Initiative requires new controversial smart meters to be installed in every home. Residents opposed to the smart meters have been fighting the initiative for over two years.

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Mission told not to feed the homeless in Seattle city parks

Posted January 19th, 2013 by alisium
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The Bread of Life Mission, which has served the homeless community in Pioneer Square for more than 70 years, said the city has directed them to stop feeding the hungry in downtown parks. (audio with the article)

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Strippers would wear license with their real name and number

Posted January 8th, 2013 by phonon
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Rep. Bill Zedler has filed a bill to require employees at sexually oriented businesses to get a license and display it while working. The conservative lawmaker said he hopes the measure, if it passes, might encourage women to find another line of work. "They won't want to get a license as a stripper from the state of Texas," Zedler said of his legislation. "I think it would keep a lot of girls from getting involved in that lifestyle and basically wrecking their lives. "This will force everyone to clean up their act," he said. "Overall, it will be a benefit to everyone concerned."

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