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Date Sent: 2008-01-16
Freedom's Phoenix Headline News for Wednesday, January 16, 2008
 
Michigan Presidential Primary Results -- European Central Bank warns crashing dollar stop Fed cuts

Bush Admin: Public 'threatened' by private-firearms ownership -- Whole prices up by 6.3% last year -- Do US pandemic plans threaten civil rights? -- Citi loses almost $10B, slashes dividend -- Amputee Barred From Olympics For Unfair Advantage -- New U.S. audit questions efficacy of Iran sanctions -- So Cal Real Estate: Record Low December Sales, Prices Off 15.8% From Peak -- Fed Signals Tougher Response to Faltering Expansion -- Do We Need the Federal Reserve? It Has Failed Us! -- Huckabee: Amend Constitution to be in "God's standards" -- Anna Schwartz blames Fed for sub-prime crisis -- Asia Has World's Freest Economy -- Buchanan: Subprime Nation -- Britain, U.S. in talks on exchanging your database -- Blitz: Fed solution is cause of Problem -- FDA Says Clones Are Safe For Food
 

Must  Libertarianism Encompass a Government? News Link  •  Philosophy: Libertarianism
Must Libertarianism Encompass a Government?
1-16-2008  •  Strike the Root 
A common remark made by some libertarians is that libertarianism must involve the presence of a government. Whilst frequenting websites and message boards on the World Wide Web, I have often seen people making such a statement. Seldom (if any) of  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Public 'threatened' by private-firearms ownership News Link  •  Gun Rights
Public 'threatened' by private-firearms ownership
1-16-2008  •  World Net Daily 
Since "unrestricted" private ownership of guns clearly threatens the public safety, the 2nd Amendment can be interpreted to allow a variety of gun restrictions, according to the Bush administration. The argument was delivered by U.S. Sol  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Whole prices up by 6.3 percent last year News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Whole prices up by 6.3 percent last year
1-16-2008  •  Raw Story 
Wholesale inflation shot up in 2007 by the largest amount in 26 years even though falling gasoline costs allowed price pressures to moderate in December. [It shot up a hell of a lot more than 6.3% last year!]  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Do US pandemic plans threaten civil rights? News Link  •  Police State
Do US pandemic plans threaten civil rights?
1-16-2008  •  Reuters 
"Rather than focusing on well-established measures for protecting the lives and health of Americans, policymakers have recently embraced an approach that views public health policy through the prism of national security and law enforcement,"  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Jon Stewart on Debates 'cuz I need it News Link  •  The Daily Show with Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert
Jon Stewart on Debates 'cuz I need it
1-16-2008  •  Raw Story (video) 
Jon Stewart reported on the final Republican debate preceding the South Carolina primary, beginning with the candidates' "good old-fashioned Reagan-off."  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
 Citi loses almost $10B, slashes dividend News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Citi loses almost $10B, slashes dividend
1-16-2008  •  AP 
Bad bets on mortgages led to a $10 billion loss for Citigroup Inc. in the final quarter of last year, the largest in its 196-year history. As a new wave of weak economic data intensified fears of a recession, the nation's biggest bank also cut jo  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
 German experts identify Mona Lisa News Link  •  Art
German experts identify Mona Lisa
1-16-2008  •  Reuters 
German academics believe they have solved the centuries-old mystery behind the identity of the "Mona Lisa" in Leonardo da Vinci's famous portrait. Lisa Gherardini, the wife of a wealthy Florentine merchant, Francesco del Giocondo, has l  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
AZ Governor gives state of the state speech News Link  •  Arizona's Top News
AZ Governor gives state of the state speech
1-16-2008  •  AP 
A billion dollars in the hole and all Governor Napolitano can think about is more spending, and more taxes. Incredible. Not only will she not consider slashing the budget, she chastised the legiscritters for contemplating cuts in the budget.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Amputee Barred From Olympics For Unfair Advantage News Link  •  Entertainment: Sports
Amputee Barred From Olympics For Unfair Advantage
1-16-2008  •  NY Times 
[OK, I'm going back to drinking now.] The IAAF ruled Monday that double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius is ineligible to compete in the Beijing Olympics because his prosthetic racing legs give him a clear competitive advantage.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
 Researchers find old Mexico time capsule News Link  •  Mexico
Researchers find old Mexico time capsule
1-16-2008  •  AP 
A time capsule was found atop a bell tower at Mexico City's Metropolitan Cathedral, where it was placed in 1791 to protect the building from harm. The lead box " filled with religious artifacts, coins and parchments " was hidden in a hollow stone  Read Full Story
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 New U.S. audit questions efficacy of Iran sanctions News Link  •  Iran
New U.S. audit questions efficacy of Iran sanctions
1-16-2008  •  Reuters 
Strict U.S. sanctions on state-owned Iranian banks could be circumvented if those banks turned to other financial institutions or funded their activities in other currencies than the U.S. dollar.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Unofficial Presidential Primary Election Results for Michigan Reference Link  •  Eugenics
Unofficial Presidential Primary Election Results for Michigan
Michigan Sec. of State 
   by District here: http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08PPR/25.HTM
Entered by: Powell Gammill
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My Ron Paul Revolution Music Video News Link  •  Entertainment: Music
My Ron Paul Revolution Music Video
01-15-2008  •  youtube 
Dual lead guitars - the way they USED to make hard rock songs!  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Trouser Chili
Woman Sues City After Cops Fatally Shoot Dog News Link  •  Law Enforcers or Peace Officers
Woman Sues City After Cops Fatally Shoot Dog
01-15-2008  •  KTUL.com 
"The officer just snatched my arm and pulled me out of the door because I was in my door and he pulled me out." Yvonne says the dog barked, but did not attack. And, one of the officers shot the dog in the head.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Terry Bressi
European Central Bank warns crashing dollar may stop Fed cuts News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
European Central Bank warns crashing dollar may stop Fed cuts
1-14-08  •  Telegraph.co.uk 
A leaked client note by HSBC added fresh fuel to the rate excitement, suggesting that Fed may now have to slash a full percentage point by month's end to fend off a serious downturn.  Read Full Story
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So Cal Real Estate: Record Low December Sales, Prices Off 15.8% From Peak News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
So Cal Real Estate: Record Low December Sales, Prices Off 15.8% From Peak
1-15-08  •  CalculatedRisk.blogspot.com 
Last month's sales were by far the lowest for any December in DataQuick's statistics, which go back to 1988. The sales count was 23.5 percent below the previous December low in 1990.  Read Full Story
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Ford: Car owners are pirates if they distribute pictures of their own cars News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Ford: Car owners are pirates if they distribute pictures of their own cars
1-15-2008  •  by Cory Doctorow (hattip: Radley Balko & A....) 
Josh sez, "The folks at BMC (Black Mustang Club) automotive forum wanted to put together a calendar featuring members' cars, and print it through CafePress. Photos were submitted, the layout was set, and... CafePress notifies the site admin  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Fed Signals Tougher Response to Faltering Expansion News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Fed Signals Tougher Response to Faltering Expansion
1-15-2008  •  Bloomberg 
The Fed chief and Governor Frederic Mishkin unveiled a new strategy, saying they favor greater "insurance'' against the prospect of an economic downturn. That's a break from basing policy on central bank forecasts, which anticipate a  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Do We Need the Federal Reserve? It Has Failed Us! News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Do We Need the Federal Reserve? It Has Failed Us!
1-15-2008  •  Nabloid 
I happen to be one of those people that thinks the US economy (and much of the world economy...) is currently running in an unsustainable fashion with expectations of infinite growth (growth every single year) on a finite planet financed by debt.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Huckabee: Amend Constitution to be in News Link  •  Eugenics
Huckabee: Amend Constitution to be in "God's standards"
1-15-08  •  Rawstory.com 
"But I believe it's a lot easier to change the Constitution than it would be to change the word of the living god. And that's what we need to do -- to amend the Constitution so it's in God's standards rather than"....  Read Full Story
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Anna Schwartz blames Fed for sub-prime crisis News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Anna Schwartz blames Fed for sub-prime crisis
1-15-2008  •  Daily Telegraph 
The high priestess of US monetarism - a revered figure at the Fed - says the central bank is itself the chief cause of the credit bubble, and now seems stunned as the consequences of its own actions engulf the financial system. "The new group at  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
A Short Course in Brain Surgery News Link  •  Healthcare Industry
A Short Course in Brain Surgery
Filmmaker Stuart Browning shows the callousness of "single-payer", government-run health care systems as practiced in Canada.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Tom Westbrook
Lawmakers, staff pan smoke-free Congress News Link  •  Legislative Mischief
Lawmakers, staff pan smoke-free Congress
1-15-2008  •  Politico 
A new rule banning the sale of tobacco products on House of Representatives grounds has got Capitol Hill smokers " we hate to say it " smoking mad. “The health nannies’ arbitrary ban on a legal and heavily taxed product bodes ill for the future marke  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
With the war and economy CONgress hits the hard issues News Link  •  Legislative Mischief
With the war and economy CONgress hits the hard issues
1-15-2008  •  Politico 
The processed cheese has been replaced with brie. The Jell-O has made way for raspberry kiwi tarts and mini-lemon blueberry trifles. Meatloaf has moved over for mahi mahi and buns have been shunted aside in favor of baguettes. A revolution is afo  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Asia Has World's Freest Economy News Link  •  Economy - International
Asia Has World's Freest Economy
1-15-2008  •  AP 
Asia is home to the world's freest _ and most repressed _ economies, but Europe ranked highest as a region in terms of economic freedom, an annual report released Tuesday by the Heritage Foundation and Wall Street Journal said.  Read Full Story
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Subprime Nation News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Subprime Nation
1-5-2008  •  by Pat Buchanan 
Since it began to give credit ratings to nations in 1917, Moody's has rated the United States triple-A. U.S. Treasury bonds have been seen as the most secure investment on earth. When crises erupt, nervous money seeks out the world's grea  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Bush's 'Axis of Evil' wins Guinness 2008 Record for happiest country News Link  •  Bush Administration
Bush's 'Axis of Evil' wins Guinness 2008 Record for happiest country
Currently Venezuela holds the Guinness World Record as the country with the happiest population in the world. This was announced by Food Minister Rafeal Oropeza when he showed an article from the Guinness Book of World Records 2008.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Tom Westbrook
Daimler's Smart Car May Offer All-Electric Version by 2009 News Link  •  Energy
Daimler's Smart Car May Offer All-Electric Version by 2009
1-15-08  •  Bloomberg.com 
The electric Smart would have a range of 71 miles (115 kilometers) on a fully charged battery, Singhartinger said. An empty battery takes about eight hours to charge.   Read Full Story
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Britain, U.S. in talks on international criminal database News Link  •  Police State
Britain, U.S. in talks on international criminal database
1-15-08  •  News.Yahoo.com 
"Server in the Sky is an FBI initiative designed to foster the advanced search and exchange of biometric information on a global scale," the FBI told the paper.   Read Full Story
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Fed solution is cause of Problem Opinion  •  Federal Reserve
Fed solution is cause of Problem
01-16-2008
Howard Blitz
   Federal Reserve System (FED) board chairman Ben Bernanke has pledged to lower interest rates as needed in order to avoid a possible recession. Another Federal Reserve official stated that the FED will do whatever is necessary to prevent damage to th
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FDA Says Clones Are Safe For Food News Link  •  Food
FDA Says Clones Are Safe For Food
1-15-08  •  Washington Post.com 
The Food and Drug Administration has effectively removed the last U.S. regulatory barrier to the marketing of meat and milk from cloned cattle, pigs and goats.   Read Full Story
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