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Bank of America Gets Pad Locked After Homeowner Forecloses On It

http://www.digtriad.com

Collier County, Florida -- Have you heard the one about a homeowner foreclosing on a bank?

Well, it has happened in Florida and involves a North Carolina based bank.

Instead of Bank of America foreclosing on some Florida homeowner, the homeowners had sheriff's deputies foreclose on the bank.

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Tennessee passes Web entertainment theft bill

http://apnews.excite.com

State lawmakers in country music's capital have passed a groundbreaking measure that would make it a crime to use a friend's login - even with permission - to listen to songs or watch movies from services such as Netflix or Rhapsody. The bill, now awaiting the governor's signature, was pushed by recording industry officials to try to stop the loss of billions of dollars to illegal music sharing. They hope other states will follow.

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The Bitcoin Show - Episode 1

http://www.youtube.com

A talk show dedicated only to Bitcoin? And a "Bitcoin roadtrip"? Sounds interesting.

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Utah Legalizes Gold, Silver Currency: Spawns Gold Backed Credit Card

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Craig Franco hopes to cash in on Gold currency legalization with his Utah Gold and Silver Depository. His business idea: Store your gold and silver coins in a vault, and Franco issues a debit-like card to make purchases backed by your holdings.

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Veteran U.S. Diplomat: We Are Becoming the USSR

http://www.blacklistednews.com

Chas Freeman was President Nixon's interpreter during Nixon's historic visit to China in 1972. Now, nearly 40 years later, after an impressive diplomatic and defense career, he's interpreting China for the rest of us.

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Bitcoin: More Important Than You Realize

http://c4ss.org

“All the world’s weapons in all the world’s police hands are useless against the public’s ability to keep their cryptographic economy to themselves..."

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Bitcoin P2P Currency: The Most Dangerous Project We've Ever Seen

http://launch.is

Bottom line: The world is going to be turned over by bitcoins unless governments step in and ban them by prosecuting individuals.

1. Bitcoin is a technologically sound project.
2. Bitcoin is unstoppable without end-user prosecution.
3. Bitcoin is the most dangerous open-source project ever created.
4. Bitcoin may be the most dangerous technological project since the internet itself.
5. Bitcoin is a political statement by technotarians (technological libertarians).*
6. Bitcoins will change the world unless governments ban them with harsh penalties.

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Forbes Predicts U.S. Gold Standard Within 5 Years

http://www.humanevents.com

A return to the gold standard by the United States within the next five years now seems likely, because that move would help the nation solve a variety of economic, fiscal, and monetary ills, Steve Forbes predicted during an exclusive interview this week with HUMAN EVENTS.

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Dad Gives Two-Year-Old cannabis which aids in sons recovery

http://youtu.be

To call what the Hyde family has been through a "parent's worst nightmare" sounds like a horrible cliche. But, it's hard to imagine what else you could call it. Their two-year old son Cash was diagnosed last year with a stage 4 brain tumor; he nearly died more times than they can count. He was miserable from the chemotherapy coursing through his body. Until his dad made a controversial decision to give cannabis to his young son. KXLY 4's Melissa Luck reports.

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Wall Street Journal opens WikiLeaks inspired submission site

https://www.wsjsafehouse.com

Documents and databases: They're key to modern journalism. But they're almost always hidden behind locked doors, especially when they detail wrongdoing such as fraud, abuse, pollution, insider trading, and other harms. That's why we need your help.

If you have newsworthy contracts, correspondence, emails, financial records or databases from companies, government agencies or non-profits, you can send them to us using the SafeHouse service.

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IMF bombshell: Age of America nears end

http://www.marketwatch.com

BOSTON (MarketWatch) — The International Monetary Fund has just dropped a bombshell, and nobody noticed.

For the first time, the international organization has set a date for the moment when the “Age of America” will end and the U.S. economy will be overtaken by that of China.

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High-taxes in New York Support Thriving Black Market in Cigarettes

http://www.nytimes.com

With cigarette prices up and the number of smoke-friendly places down, the black market for loosies is now thriving on the streets. Rarely does a minute go by without a customer stopping just long enough to pass a dollar bill to Lonnie Loosie, known to the police by his given name, Lonnie Warner, 50. “The tax went up, and we started selling 10 times as much,” Mr. Warner said.

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Bernanke: There Is No Inflation (and If There Were, We Could Stop It)

http://finance.yahoo.com

If you want to drive a rational economic-type of person crazy, simply mimic Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's willful refusal to acknowledge seemingly obvious inflationary trends.

You can start by quoting Dr. Bernanke's observations on the ramp in commodity prices, made Monday night:

"I think the increase will be transitory, that it will pass, and we will go back to a level of inflation that is consistent with our price stability mandate."

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Google releases open source Bitcoin client

http://www.cio.com.au

A Google engineer has released an open source Java client for the Bitcoin peer-to-peer currency system, simply called BitcoinJ.

Bitcoin community member with the avatar “mike” made the announcement earlier this month, stating BitcoinJ is not an “official” Google project, but something developed in the 20 per cent of time Google allows its staff to spend on personal projects.

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Liberty Dollar Founder Convicted of Minting His Own Currency

http://charlotte.fbi.gov

Bernard von NotHaus, 67, was convicted today by a federal jury of making, possessing, and selling his own coins, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Following an eight-day trial and less than two hours of deliberation, von NotHaus, the founder and monetary architect of a currency known as the Liberty Dollar, was found guilty by a jury in Statesville, North Carolina, of making coins resembling and similar to United States coins.

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Taxes, Nannies and Economic Destruction

http://www.cnbc.com

Quick little example about the effects of taxes on the free market model. Taxes suck!

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The Ripple Ecosystem Evolves

https://ripplexchange.com

Ripple has grown over recent months, from an interesting concept with dormant projects into an actively developing ecosystem.

The Ripple Project (http://ripple-project.org/) aims to build a new form of money which derives from existing social relationships rather than from rigidly inefficient central banking systems. The project involves technological as well as economic, social, and other aspects.

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It's Time For NPR to Get Off the Government Payroll

http://gizmodo.com

NPR gets about 2% of its direct funding from the U.S. government, through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. For NPR's member stations, CPB funding is about 10% of their total, with other federal, state, and local government sources kicking in another 6%.

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Ron Paul Confronts Bernanke on Monetary Policy

http://www.cnbc.com

Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) confronts Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on monetary policy, and says that Fed policy has not helped to stabilize the economy over the last 30 years or so. Paul asks how the Fed can manage monetary policy if it doesn't have a definition for a dollar. And, he adds, gold is the true long-term measurement of value.

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A bitcoin is now worth more than a US dollar.

http://bitcoincharts.com

A peer-to-peer currency exchange done without coercive influence is now worth more than the dollar. Which just goes to show that a currency can exist without governmental intervention.

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