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.Read more »
Homeland Security Report Lists ‘Liberty Lovers’ As TerroristsRead more »
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.”...Read more »
If you want to mail a letter in Sugar Hill, N.H., you’d better be quick. The town’s postal unit has cut its hours to a mere 30 minutes per day, sparking outrage from the rural community’s 563 residents that has now caught the attention of the state’s two U.S. Senators. The Postal Service announced in May that instead of eliminating up to 3,700 post offices, it would instead reduce their hours of operation from 8 hours per day to between 2 and 4 hours, but only after holding community meetings.Read more »
New Hampshire governor vetoes ‘restrictive’ voter ID law
Topics: new hampshire ♦ New Hampshire governor vetoes ♦ photo identification
New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch (D) on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have required voters to present a government-issued photo identification before casting a ballot.
“The right to vote is a fundamental right that is guaranteed to all citizens of this State under the United States and New Hampshire Constitutions,” he said. “Our election laws must be designed to encourage and facilitate voting by all eligible voters in New Hampshire.”Read more »
Opt Out of School Lunch
Should schools force kids to eat USDA-approved food, or should families take back control of what their kids are eating?Read more »
“A Hard Road to Reality”
by Cody Hall ||
Sibel Edmond’s story is one that history knows all too well. So long as the people of this world are indoctrinated into accepting the illusion of authority, there will be stories of those strong willed people that strive for truth & justice that must walk the hard road to reality.Read more »
People have been made to pay ever more for Big Government in England. Here's what all that spending has gotten them. Sadly, this tragedy is only one of several stories of its kind.Read more »
GSA Scandal Reflux: Obama Admin Blames Bush or, More Proof That Frat-Boy-Style Spending is a Bipartisan ProblemRead more »
50 Random Facts That Make You Wonder What In The World Has Happened To AmericaRead more »
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