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Creator of TechCrunch.com has boat stolen by Homeland Security

http://uncrunched.com

A person with a gun and a government badge asked me to swear in writing that a lie was true today. And when I didn't do what she wanted she simply took my boat and asked me to leave.

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Created by PaulOtt 1 year 8 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 8 weeks ago
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Topless women could get prison time under NC proposal

http://www.foxnews.com

A bill that could send women to prison for going topless in public appears headed for approval by the North Carolina legislature.
Depending if such exposure is judged to be "for the purpose of arousing or gratifying sexual desire," the woman could be charged with a felony, punishable by up to six months in prison for first-time offenders. More mundane exposure would be a misdemeanor meriting up to 30 days in jail.

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Created by iamodd999 1 year 9 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 9 weeks ago
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Law Enforcement Banned From Local Gun Range.

http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com

Burlington’s mayor and the police department are using the same word to describe a Lamoille County firing range’s edict that city officers are unwelcome to train there in a dispute over gun control:

“Unfortunate.”

***What I want to know is, why is the proposed one sided loss of freedom always called a "debate"?

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Created by alisium 1 year 13 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 13 weeks ago
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Mission told not to feed the homeless in Seattle city parks

http://mynorthwest.com

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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Created by alisium 1 year 13 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 13 weeks ago
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New Regulation every 3 hours and 17 mins 24 hours a day 7 days a week

http://www.sodahead.com

More than 1600 pages of regulations added to Federal Register last week, cost now $1.8 trillion per year

Last week, 1,641 pages of regulations were added to the 2012 Federal Register, meaning it now contains over 55,300 pages and is on pace to eclipse 79,000 this year, reports the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

“That’s the equivalent of a new regulation every 3 hours and 17 minutes — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,” notes CEI.

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Created by snowdog2012 1 year 19 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 18 weeks ago
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EPA Encourages Recruiting Students for ‘Energy Patrols" at Schools

http://cnsnews.com

Inmates at the "kid jails" are brainwashed to control others into submission by having energy patrols. Of course, when the energy is owned by nobody, and shared by all, isn't this the only way to encourage conservation?

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Created by cozter69 1 year 28 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 28 weeks ago
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Man refuses to complete American Community Survey, gets a threat.

http://1787network.com

After getting the ACS in the mail, this guy calls the Dept. of Commerce to tell him he won't fill it out. They threaten him with a $5000 fine. Instead, he puts the entire 28 page document online. If you were ever curious what's in this thing, here you go.

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Los Angeles City Council Bans All Medical Marijuana Shops

http://in.reuters.com

The Los Angeles City Council decided unanimously on Tuesday to ban all storefront medical marijuana shops, in a blow to a industry that operates in violation of federal law but has become the largest collection of pot dispensaries in California. The 14-0 vote by the council comes after conflicting court decisions on how far local jurisdictions in California can go in cracking down on the cannabis shops. Some observers say the issue could end up before the state's Supreme Court.

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Created by pmfalcon 1 year 38 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 38 weeks ago
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Homeland Security Report Lists ‘Liberty Lovers’ As Terrorists

http://www.infowars.com

Homeland Security Report Lists ‘Liberty Lovers’ As Terrorists

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Albany police reject Lenco BearCat!

http://www.dailycal.org

According to an Albany City Council member, the Albany Police Department has decided to back out of an agreement with Berkeley Police Department and UCPD to purchase an armored vehicle through a federal grant.

The $170,000 federal grant to purchase a Lenco BearCat will come from the Urban Areas Security Initiative, a Department of Homeland Security nonprofit organization that is intended to financially support agencies that are at high risk of a terrorist attack with “security enhancements.”...

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Created by iambinarymind 1 year 41 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 41 weeks ago
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