Some in China want to ban eating dog and cat.

Posted March 9th, 2010 by econ_r6
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Chinese government is considering legislation that would ban eating cats and dogs. Cat meat can be found on menus in China, Vietnam, parts of South America. Ban on eating dog, cat meat part of a larger proposal to toughen animal welfare laws. Dog and cat meat has become more difficult to find in anticipation of the new ban

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Credit Card backed by your gold

Posted March 9th, 2010 by Dr. Blunkenstein
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In the language of credit cards, “gold” has long been used to describe a certain level of benefits and consumer protections. Many banks issue Gold Visa or MasterCard credit cards, and American Express features a Gold card in its charge-card lineup.
Soon, “gold” will be used to describe a new type of credit card – but in more literal terms. The Gold Bullion credit card promises to be backed up by the value of your own gold bullion coins. Don’t have any? The company marketing the card can buy them for you at market rates.

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UK Government Schools Show Pornographic Cartoon to Seven Year Olds

Posted March 9th, 2010 by The Anarchia Virus
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Apparently government schools in the UK are now showing "educational" pornographic cartoons to SEVEN year olds. Pretty wild stuff. In related news, the Swiss are now developing extra small condoms for children.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/7361181/Extra-small-condoms...

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ID Card for Workers Is at Center of Immigration Plan

Posted March 9th, 2010 by stuntmantdave
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Lawmakers working to craft a new comprehensive immigration bill have settled on a way to prevent employers from hiring illegal immigrants: a national biometric identification card all American workers would eventually be required to obtain.

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Colorado Doctors Skirt FDA Jurisdiction to Provide Stem Cell Therapies

Posted March 9th, 2010 by earthdome
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That’s because human stem cell therapies like this one aren’t approved by the FDA. How can Centeno and Schultz flaunt the lack of federal approval? They claim that Regenexx is solely used as a part of their medical practice, only within the state of Colorado, and as such is no more regulated by the FDA than it would be by the FAA or the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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Troopers raid popular bars for unlicensed beers

Posted March 9th, 2010 by setherb
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More than a dozen armed State Police officers conducted simultaneous raids last week on three popular Philadelphia bars known for their wide beer selections. The cops confiscated hundreds of bottles of expensive ales and lagers, now in State Police custody at an undisclosed location.

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Taxing Pizza and Pop

Posted March 9th, 2010 by pilgrimboy
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Reuters is reporting a study by researchers that was published in Archives of Internal Medicine. The theory is that if pizza and pop were taxed by 18 percent, then people would reduce their consumption of them. What a novel idea? I must say that there is nothing in the article that talks about the government actually considering this at this time.

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Let There Be Blood and Guts On The Six O’clock News

Posted March 9th, 2010 by ziggy_encaoua
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Let the news media show the full extent of war & then maybe people won’t be so gung ho supportive of war

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35 years for possessing a plant

Posted March 9th, 2010 by ziggy_encaoua
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A man has been sentenced to 35 years in jail for possessing marijuana

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Amazon cuts off Colo. affiliates because of tax

Posted March 9th, 2010 by Takeshi Kovacs
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DENVER — Amazon.com Inc. cut ties Monday with Colorado online businesses that help it sell products because of a new state law aimed at getting out-of-state, online retailers to collect sales tax.

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Free market snitch MLM

Posted March 8th, 2010 by KDus
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These guys are building a data base of lisence plates and where they were seen. They sell data to banks, repo guys, fleet companies and, oh yeah, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND GOVERNMENT!

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6 Obnoxious Innovations That Will Be in Your Car (Soon)

#1 on this list will make you want to buy used from here on out...

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Charge a service fee on your restaurant menu, go to jail?

Posted March 8th, 2010 by Txoria
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Charge a service fee on your restaurant menu, go to jail?

A year in custody is the maximum penalty North Park restaurateur Jay Porter could face in the wake of legal action the San Diego City Attorney’s Office is planning against his popular Linkery restaurant for allegedly violating the state’s unfair-competition laws.

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Company Offering Insurance For Medical Pot

Posted March 7th, 2010 by THCPower
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Company is first in the nation to offer protection for medical marijuana growers, sellers and buyers.

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Old Folks Set Up Medical Marijuana Club In Retirement Community

Posted March 7th, 2010 by berserker13
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Residents of Laguna Woods Village retirement community have a new club to promote education on medical marijuana.

The Village Cannabis Club was started by Lonnie Painter, who also directs Laguna Woods for Medical Cannabis, a 100-member patient collective centered in the community, reports Claire Webb of The Orange County Register.

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Police Officer Punches Handcuffed Man In The Head (VIDEO)

Posted March 7th, 2010 by johnc
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According to the AP, this man was sentenced to 18 months in prison. How many months do you think someone would get in jail if they handcuffed a government police officer and punched him repeatedly?

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die as a result of the influence of the Pro Israeli Lobby

Posted March 7th, 2010 by ziggy_encaoua
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I’ve no problem with Israel & I’d gladly trade with them particularly as Marks & Spencer shrimp are delicious & if it were legal I’d gladly buy an Uzi or two. I just don’t want to suffer the blowback from the foreign policy of the British & US governments which are geared towards supporting the Israeli state in its quarrels & as consequence suffering the blowback upon my liberty & security.

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Canadian money to become plastic, coins will be steel next year

Posted March 7th, 2010 by Dr. Blunkenstein
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On Thursday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s minority Conservative government announced in its budget that its paper currency will go plastic by late next year, according to the Globe and Mail. The plastic notes will also contain high security features to ensure that the $10 and $20 bills last longer.

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PLEASE VOTE UP: Chicago Area Porcupine Gathering

Posted March 7th, 2010 by RyanG
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Some Chicago Free Staters are organizing a gathering and looking for exposure of it on Free Talk Live. The details can be found on our public facebook page at http://tinyurl.com/chiporcs . I am a podcast listener and work during the show so it is hard to call in.

Help a liberty lover out!

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Wayne "Assless Chaps" Root

Jamie Crane from Wheels off Liberty asks Libertarian Vice President Wayne Allen Root if he would wear Assless Chaps with him at a gay pride Parade.

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