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Date Sent: 2012-08-27
Freedom's Phoenix Global Edition for Monday, August 27, 2012 AM ed.
 
FCC Launching Huge Internet Tax -- Space Elevator Project Shoots for the Moon

Former Fla. GOP governor Charlie Crist endorses Obama -- Why was a Navy adviser stripped of her career? -- Our Products Are So Darn Safe That We Don't Want You to Know What's in Them -- Woodrow Wilson on Irredeemable Paper and Gold and Silver -- Behave, All You Bad Little Serfs -- John Randolph Would Be Horrified -- Florida Deputy Uses Spidey-Sense to Establish Probable Cause -- Legalize Marijuana...so sorry, Treaty Law trumps State Law -- U.S. Attorneys and the Contrived Prosecution of Victoria Sprouse -- Facebook Tackles (Really) Big Data With ‘Project Prism’ -- Nigeria in talks with Islamic militants to end violence -- Scientists warn food shortages could turn us all into vegetarians -- Neil Armstrong had little confidence in privatized space travel -- What Surge? Afghanistan’s Most Violent Places Stay Bad, Despite Extra Troops -- Italy's instability deepened by "pigsty" law -- Study: Troops suffer concussions during combat training -- Isaac heads for U.S. Gulf Coast after drenching south Florida -- Researchers develop sci-fi helmet that creates an alternative reality -- US-S. Korea war games prompt Pyongyang declaration: Ready for final battle -- Petrol bombs thrown at Bahrain police station -- Pakistan govt to keep 11yo Christian girl in jail 'for own safety' -- Britain withdraws threat to raid Ecuador’s embassy -- Pentagon Prepares to Seize Syria's Weapon Supply

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FCC Launching Huge Internet Tax News Link  •  Internet
FCC Launching Huge Internet Tax
08-26-2012  •  http://www.prisonplanet.com, Kurt Nimmo 
Get ready for another transfer of wealth via government confiscation. The FCC is ready to tax internet service in order to fund its Connect America Fund boondoggle.   Read Full Story
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Space Elevator Project Shoots for the Moon News Link  •  Space Travel and Exploration
Space Elevator Project Shoots for the Moon
08-26-2012  •  Space 
A space elevator capable of shuttling robots or humans from the Earth to space remains decades away. But a company headed by a former NASA researcher says it can build a space elevator on the moon using today's technology.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Former Fla. GOP governor Charlie Crist endorses Obama News Link  •  Politics: Democratic Campaigns
Former Fla. GOP governor Charlie Crist endorses Obama
08-26-2012  •  Washington Post 
Former Republican Florida governor Charlie Crist, writing in Sunday’s Tampa Bay Times, endorsed President Obama, calling him “the right leader for our state and the nation.” Crist lost a bid for the Senate two years ago to tea party favorite Marco  Read Full Story
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Why was a Navy adviser stripped of her career? News Link  •  Iran
Why was a Navy adviser stripped of her career?
08-26-2012  •  Washington Post 
But she was not prepared a few years later in Bahrain when she encountered plans by high-ranking admirals to confront Iran, any one of which, she reckoned, could set the region on fire. It was 2007, and Todd, then 42, was a top political adviser to t  Read Full Story
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Our Products Are So Darn Safe That We Don't Want You to Know What's in Them News Link  •  Food
Our Products Are So Darn Safe That We Don't Want You to Know What's in Them
08-26-2012  •  Lew Rockwell blog 
The Big Agra-Big Food Complex is pouring it on in California's Proposition 37. They don't want consumers to know what is in the foods they manufacture. Yet all over the great United States, artisanal food makers are put out of business due to labelin  Read Full Story
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Woodrow Wilson on Irredeemable Paper and Gold and Silver News Link  •  Federal Reserve
Woodrow Wilson on Irredeemable Paper and Gold and Silver
08-26-2012  •  Lew Rockwell blog 
It absolutely forbade the States to issue bills of credit, did not give the federal government itself power to do so, and was meant practically to prohibit the use of any currency which was not at least based directly upon gold and silver.”  Read Full Story
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Behave, All You Bad Little Serfs News Link  •  Transportation: Air Travel
Behave, All You Bad Little Serfs
08-26-2012  •  Lew Rockwell blog 
Why does the TSA allow some people sometimes to evade its perverts’ groping? “TSA can remove Pre-Check status at any time … If a passenger misbehaves or harasses agents, TSA also can add the person to a watch list,  Read Full Story
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The Ol' Double Standard News Link  •  Law Enforcers or Peace Officers
The Ol' Double Standard
08-26-2012  •  Lew Rockwell blog 
"Questions have been raised over the New York police department's handling of a shooting near the Empire State Building after armed officers injured nine passers-by....Compare that with the disciplined defense the owner of a jewelry store mounted  Read Full Story
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John Randolph Would Be Horrified News Link  •  Police State
John Randolph Would Be Horrified
08-26-2012  •  Lew Rockwell blog 
When Brandon Raub was unlawfully kidnapped by the feds, he was taken to the John Randolph Medical Center. This institution was built on site of the birthplace of John Randolph of Roanoke (1773"1833), the great "libertarian" congressman   Read Full Story
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Florida Deputy Uses Spidey-Sense to Establish Probable Cause News Link  •  Law Enforcers or Peace Officers
Florida Deputy Uses Spidey-Sense to Establish Probable Cause
08-26-2012  •  The Agitator 
Fornal’s dash cam and microphone clearly show McNeal, denying the search. More deputies arrived. They brought in a drug dog, which miraculously didn’t alert. They searched the car anyway, based solely on Dep. Fornal’s olfactory gifts.  Read Full Story
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Legalize Marijuana...so sorry, Treaty Law trumps State Law News Link  •  Drug War
Legalize Marijuana...so sorry, Treaty Law trumps State Law
08-26-2012  •  The Agitator 
Alternet.org has a very thoughtful article by three members of the New York City Bar Association’s Drugs and the Law Committee on the way international treaties impact efforts to legalize marijuana in the U.S.  Read Full Story
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U.S. Attorneys and the Contrived Prosecution of Victoria Sprouse News Link  •  Housing
U.S. Attorneys and the Contrived Prosecution of Victoria Sprouse
08-26-2012  •  The Agitator 
Federal prosecutor Matt Martens was able to rig both the prosecution and the defense by seizing Sprouse’s assets and forcing her to drop her attorney and depend upon public defenders that had no intention of mounting a defense.  Read Full Story
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Facebook Tackles (Really) Big Data With ‘Project Prism’ News Link  •  Science, Medicine and Technology
Facebook Tackles (Really) Big Data With ‘Project Prism’
08-26-2012  •  Cade Matz via WIRED.com 
Today, countless websites are facing the epic amounts of online data that first hit Facebook a half decade ago. But according to Facebook engineering bigwig Jay Parikh, these sites have it so much easier.  Read Full Story
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Sick And Tired News Link  •  Gun Rights
Sick And Tired
08-26-2012  •  by L. Neil Smith (The Libertarian Enterprise) 
I'm talking about the guns that have historically kept talking blobs of mucus like Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Bill Clinton, both George Bushes, and Barack Obama from throwing saddles on us and riding us around like ponies.  Read Full Story
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Nigeria in talks with Islamic militants to end violence News Link  •  Military
Nigeria in talks with Islamic militants to end violence
08-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
Nigeria’s government has reached out to members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram through back-channel talks in a bid to end an insurgency that has killed hundreds, the president’s spokesman said Sunday.  Read Full Story
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Scientists warn food shortages could turn us all into vegetarians News Link  •  Food
Scientists warn food shortages could turn us all into vegetarians
08-26-2012  •  John Vidal, The Guardian 
Leading water scientists have issued one of the sternest warnings yet about global food supplies, saying that the world’s population may have to switch almost completely to a vegetarian diet over the next 40 years to avoid catastrophic shortages.  Read Full Story
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Neil Armstrong had little confidence in privatized space travel News Link  •  Space Travel and Exploration
Neil Armstrong had little confidence in privatized space travel
08-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
More than 40 years after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, humans continue to push the frontiers of space exploration but missions are being tempered by costs, a trend that concerned the astronaut.  Read Full Story
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What Surge? Afghanistan’s Most Violent Places Stay Bad, Despite Extra Troops News Link  •  Afghanistan
What Surge? Afghanistan’s Most Violent Places Stay Bad, Despite Extra Troops
08-26-2012  •  http://www.wired.com, By Spencer Ackerman 
When President Obama surged 30,000 additional U.S. troops into Afghanistan in 2010, the new forces were concentrated overwhelmingly on two volatile areas of southern Afghanistan: Helmand and Kandahar Provinces.   Read Full Story
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America braces for holiday clash of tech giants News Link  •  Techno Gadgets
America braces for holiday clash of tech giants
08-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
It’s beginning to look a lot like a big season in the United States for mobile gadgets, with the still-rumored launch by Apple in September of a new iPhone, expected to ignite fresh growth in the smartphone market in the US and worldwide.  Read Full Story
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Italy's instability deepened by News Link  •  European Union
Italy's instability deepened by "pigsty" law
08-26-2012  •  http://www.reuters.com,By Barry Moody 
So bad it is universally known as the "pigsty", Italy's electoral law is at the center of political instability that is stoking fears the euro zone's third-largest economy could topple into a Greek-style debt crisis.  Read Full Story
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Study: Troops suffer concussions during combat training News Link  •  Military
Study: Troops suffer concussions during combat training
08-26-2012  •  Pro Publica via The RawStory.com 
A new military study has found that almost 6 percent of soldiers who took hand-to-hand combat courses at a Texas Army base were struck in the suffered symptoms the Pentagon says are consistent with concussions, also mild traumatic brain injuries  Read Full Story
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Isaac heads for U.S. Gulf Coast after drenching south Florida News Link  •  Natural Disasters
Isaac heads for U.S. Gulf Coast after drenching south Florida
08-26-2012  •  http://www.reuters.com, By Michael Haskins 
Tropical Storm Isaac lashed south Florida with winds and heavy rain on Sunday after battering the Caribbean, threatening to interrupt most U.S. offshore oil production in the Gulf of Mexico and disrupting plans for the Republican National Convention   Read Full Story
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Researchers develop sci-fi helmet that creates an alternative reality News Link  •  Science, Medicine and Technology
Researchers develop sci-fi helmet that creates an alternative reality
08-26-2012  •  Mo Costandi, The Guardian 
Christopher Nolan’s 2010 blockbuster Inception is set in a distant future where military technology enables one to infiltrate and surreptitiously alter other people’s dreams.  Read Full Story
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US-S. Korea war games prompt Pyongyang declaration: Ready for final battle News Link  •  Military
US-S. Korea war games prompt Pyongyang declaration: Ready for final battle
08-26-2012  •  http://rt.com 
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says Seoul and Washington are really trying his country’s patience with an unceasing caravan of joint military drills. This summer the Korean Peninsula has already witnessed two major US-led war games.  Read Full Story
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Pakistan govt to keep 11yo Christian girl in jail 'for own safety' News Link  •  Criminal Justice System
Pakistan govt to keep 11yo Christian girl in jail 'for own safety'
08-26-2012  •  http://rt.com 
Pakistani police blocked a bail request for the minor who reportedly suffers from Down’s syndrome, claiming her release would endanger her life and that of her family. The girl is accused of blasphemy for allegedly burning a Koran.   Read Full Story
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Petrol bombs thrown at Bahrain police station News Link  •  World News
Petrol bombs thrown at Bahrain police station
08-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
A large crowd attacked a police station outside the Bahraini capital with petrol bombs, police said late Saturday, as sporadic protests intensify in the Sunni-ruled Shiite-majority Gulf state.  Read Full Story
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Britain withdraws threat to raid Ecuador’s embassy News Link  •  World News
Britain withdraws threat to raid Ecuador’s embassy
08-26-2012  •  http://rt.com 
Ecuador says Britain has withdrawn a threat to raid its embassy to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange - easing tensions between the two nations in their ongoing diplomatic standoff.   Read Full Story
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California, Arizona hit by unusual swarm of small-to-midsize quakes News Link  •  Environment
California, Arizona hit by unusual swarm of small-to-midsize quakes
08-26-2012  •  The Rawstory.com 
A series of earthquakes measuring up to 5.4 rattled southern California, Arizona and the Mexican border region Sunday, seismologists said, although no damage or injuries were immediately reported.  Read Full Story
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Pentagon Prepares to Seize Syria's Weapon Supply News Link  •  Syria
Pentagon Prepares to Seize Syria's Weapon Supply
8-26-2012  •  Free Press Publications 
In late August the Pentagon announced a contingency plan is in place for seizing Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal should President Obama order them to do so, and that the plan involves sending “small teams” of special operations forces into Syria.   Read Full Story
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Obama vs. Romney Electoral Map Reference Link  •  Voting and Elections
Obama vs. Romney Electoral Map
Huffington Post 
   Forget about national poll results, it's the electoral college that counts.
Entered by: Glenn Jacobs
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Lion Attacks Safari Hunter News Link  •  Entertainment: Outdoor Recreation
Lion Attacks Safari Hunter
08-25-2012  •  http://www.youtube.com, by mrbigtex 
A very close call! A last second do or die shot saves the hunter. Watch in slow motion as the lion makes his final lunge.  Read Full Story
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C-SPAN to cover Ron Paul’s We Are the Future Rally News Link  •  Ron Paul Says...
C-SPAN to cover Ron Paul’s We Are the Future Rally
08-25-2012  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
Ron Paul will speak to a live national audience via coverage from C-SPAN on Sunday, Aug 26th at 3pm ET from the University of South Florida’s 17,000 seat Sun Dome. The event is themed as a constitutional conservative and libertarian friendly alternat  Read Full Story
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The Candlemakers’ Petition, Frédéric Bastiat News Link  •  Political Theory
The Candlemakers’ Petition, Frédéric Bastiat
08-25-2012  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
A PETITION From the Manufacturers of Candles, Tapers, Lanterns, sticks, Street Lamps, Snuffers, and Extinguishers, and from Producers of Tallow, Oil, Resin, Alcohol, and Generally of Everything Connected with Lighting.  Read Full Story
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The US Loses Another Policeman in Africa News Link  •  Africa: On the Map
The US Loses Another Policeman in Africa
08-25-2012  •  http://lewrockwell.com, by Eric Margolis 
It says much when the long-time rulers of two of Africa’s largest, most important nations, Egypt’s Husni Mubarak and Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi, had to fly to Europe for critical medical treatment because their own nations lacked facilities and speciali  Read Full Story
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Naomi Wolf on the Crackdown on Dissent in America News Link  •  Government
Naomi Wolf on the Crackdown on Dissent in America
08-25-2012  •  http://lewrockwell.com, Naomi Wolf 
With the world watching the case of Wikileaks Julian Assange, Russia Today sat down with American author Naomi Wolf to discuss why journalists are finding it increasingly difficult to publish information the US government doesn’t want them to.  Read Full Story
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Maine Delegation Thrown Out News Link  •  Politics: Republican Campaigns
Maine Delegation Thrown Out
08-25-2012  •  http://www.dailypaul.com, GingerTaylor 
The RNC has voted NOT to seat the elected Maine delegation, and NOT to follow rule 13 which will allow the remaining five delegates to vote on who to seat in Tampa.   Read Full Story
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Reality Check: RNC Pulling Out All Stops To Keep Ron Paul's Name Out Of Nomination News Link  •  Political Parties
Reality Check: RNC Pulling Out All Stops To Keep Ron Paul's Name Out Of Nomination
08-25-2012  •  http://www.dailypaul.com, sharpsteve 
Ben Swann Reality Check takes a look at how the RNC is attempting to change the 5 state rule and decredential the entire Maine delegation only 4 days before the Republican National Convention  Read Full Story
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Justin Raimando: The Iron Fist in Tampa News Link  •  Political Parties
Justin Raimando: The Iron Fist in Tampa
08-25-2012  •  http://www.dailypaul.com, celeste 
As the Republican convention-goers gather in Tampa, Florida, the Republican party Establishment is eager to crush any public expressions of dissent " both inside and outside the convention hall.  Read Full Story
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Psychiatrist Threatens & Terrorizes Marine Over 9/11 Facebook Posts News Link  •  Constitution
Psychiatrist Threatens & Terrorizes Marine Over 9/11 Facebook Posts
08-25-2012  •  http://www.prisonplanet.com,  
Brandon Raub’s lawyer talks with Alex Jones about threats to “brainwash” Raub with forced medication.  Read Full Story
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Veteran Declared ‘Mentally Defective,’ Has Guns Seized News Link  •  Bill of Rights
Veteran Declared ‘Mentally Defective,’ Has Guns Seized
08-25-2012  •  http://www.prisonplanet.com, Paul Joseph Watson 
News of similar case emerges day after release of Brandon Raub  Read Full Story
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I Told You the War on Drugs Was Expanding News Link  •  Drug War
I Told You the War on Drugs Was Expanding
08-24-2012  •  Lew Rockwell blog 
President Obama signed legislation that bans bath salts with the support of most Republicans in Congress. The new law also bans synthetic marijuana. Possession or sale of bath salts or synthetic marijuana is punishable up to 20 years in prison.  Read Full Story
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CIA “Manages” Drug Trade, Mexican Official Says News Link  •  Central Intelligence Agency
CIA “Manages” Drug Trade, Mexican Official Says
08-24-2012  •  InfoWars 
Some of the most prominent officials to level charges of CIA drug trafficking include the former head of the DEA, Robert Bonner. who accused the CIA of unlawfully importing a ton of cocaine into the US in collaboration with the Venezuelan government.  Read Full Story
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Courtney Bisbee: Part of the Sorry Legacy of Andrew Thomas News Link  •  Arizona's Top News
Courtney Bisbee: Part of the Sorry Legacy of Andrew Thomas
08-24-2012  •  The Agitator 
Thomas was disbarred for bringing a criminal case into a political fight between Sheriff Joe Arpaio and people in the courthouse when the conduct of his staff in the wrongful conviction of Courtney Bisbee should have been enough to have a number of p  Read Full Story
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Decision by 2 Officers to Open Fire in Busy Midtown Leaves Bystanders Wounded News Link  •  Law Enforcers or Peace Officers
Decision by 2 Officers to Open Fire in Busy Midtown Leaves Bystanders Wounded
08-24-2012  •  New York Times 
As the two officers confronted a gunman in front of the Empire State Building on a busy Friday morning, they had to make a snap decision: Do they open fire in the middle of Midtown? Of course they do...note the giunman didn't get a chance to fire.  Read Full Story
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2 U.S. government workers shot by Mexican Federales News Link  •  Mexican United States Relations
2 U.S. government workers shot by Mexican Federales
08-24-2012  •  Washington Post 
Two U.S. government employees were wounded in a hail of gunfire south of Mexico City on Friday in what law enforcement officials described as a wild shooting spree that involved Mexican federal police.  Read Full Story
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Romney snooping on Americans’ private data to sniff out potential donors News Link  •  Politics: Republican Campaigns
Romney snooping on Americans’ private data to sniff out potential donors
08-24-2012  •  Stephen C. Webster via The RawStory.com 
In hopes of identifying untapped Republican donors, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has secretly employed a data-mining firm based in Fort Worth, Texas to crunch thousands of minute  Read Full Story
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Greenpeace activists raid Russian oil tanker News Link  •  Activism
Greenpeace activists raid Russian oil tanker
08-24-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
Greenpeace activists on Friday raided an Arctic oil rig owned by Russian group Gazprom that next year will controversially pioneercommercial drilling in one of the world’s last pristine reserves.  Read Full Story
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Armstrong Throws in the Towel, Loses Titles to Doping Allegations News Link  •  Drugs and Medications
Armstrong Throws in the Towel, Loses Titles to Doping Allegations
08-24-2012  •  Chuck Squatriglia via WIRED.com 
Lance Armstrong, one of the world’s most celebrated cyclists and a hero to millions of cancer survivors, finally surrendered a war of attrition with doping police that has cost him his seven Tour de France titles and an Olympic bronze medal.  Read Full Story
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Electronic Sutures Can Check For Infections and Even Help Wounds Heal News Link  •  Health and Physical Fitness
Electronic Sutures Can Check For Infections and Even Help Wounds Heal
08-24-2012  •  Colin Lecher via PopSci.com 
Stitches deserve a makeover. We've been using them in some form for thousands of years. So while they've stood the test of time, a researcher from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is wrestling surgical sutures into the future  Read Full Story
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SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News
August 26, 2012 Edition Opinion  •  Humor
SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News
SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News August 26, 2012 Edition
08-24-2012
John Semmens
   Dems Reject Cardinal's Offer The Obama campaign rejected an offer from Cardinal Timothy Dolan to deliver a prayer at the Democratic National Convention in September. As head of the Archdiocese of New York and president of the Conference of Catholi
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Photographed doc lays out Assange police tactics News Link  •  Whistleblowers
Photographed doc lays out Assange police tactics
08-24-2012  •  AP 
A confidential document photographed by Britain's Press Association news agency lays out Scotland Yard's simple strategy for dealing with Julian Assange should he ever try to leave Ecuador's Embassy in London.  Read Full Story
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U.S. sends aircraft carrier back to Gulf to face Iran, Syria News Link  •  Iran
U.S. sends aircraft carrier back to Gulf to face Iran, Syria
08-24-2012  •  Reuters 
The US Navy is cutting short home leave for the crew of one of its aircraft carriers and sending them back to the Middle East next week to counter any threat from Iran. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta told sailors aboard the USS Stennis they were need  Read Full Story
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Federal Reserve minutes: Many members want action ‘fairly soon’ to boost economy News Link  •  Federal Reserve
Federal Reserve minutes: Many members want action ‘fairly soon’ to boost economy
08-24-2012  •  http://www.washingtonpost.com, By Steven Mufson 
Minutes of the last meeting of the Federal Reserve reveal that many board members see the need for additional monetary action “fairly soon” to boost the pace of economic recovery.   Read Full Story
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The FEMA Faceoff: Truth as an Urban Legend News Link  •  F.E.M.A.
The FEMA Faceoff: Truth as an Urban Legend
08-24-2012  •  http://www.strategic-living.net, The Two Gs 
The article you are about to read was originally posted on Gaye’s Backdoor Survival site and George’s Peoplenomics site. This is something that the two of us have been working on for a number of months " since early May to be exact.   Read Full Story
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Salerno on The Bubble News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Salerno on The Bubble
08-24-2012  •  http://bastiat.mises.org, By Daniel J. Sanchez 
Complete footage of his interview for the upcoming documentary The Bubble.   Read Full Story
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Slumping Commercial Real Estate Sales Are Latest Flashing Red Non-Recovery Indicator News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Slumping Commercial Real Estate Sales Are Latest Flashing Red Non-Recovery Indicator
08-24-2012  •  http://www.zerohedge.com, by Tyler Durden 
Capital Analytics (RCA) released their US commercial real estate transaction data for July last night.  Read Full Story
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Guest Post: Venezuela Ramps up China Oil Exports Unsettling Washington News Link  •  China
Guest Post: Venezuela Ramps up China Oil Exports Unsettling Washington
08-24-2012  •  http://www.zerohedge.com, by Tyler Durden 
The biggest geostrategic change of the past decade overlooked by Washington policy wonks in their fixation on their self-proclaimed “war on terror” is that Latin America has been throwing off the shackles of the Monroe Doctrine.  Read Full Story
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Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity News Link  •  Education: Government Schools
Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity
08-24-2012  •  www.ted.com 
Publisher Recommended  Read Full Story
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TSA Swabbing Fliers’ Hands For Explosives During ‘Chat Downs’ News Link  •  Transportation: Air Travel
TSA Swabbing Fliers’ Hands For Explosives During ‘Chat Downs’
08-24-2012  •  InfoWars 
A Michigan journalist suffering from a facial disability has described his treatment at the hands of a TSA behavioral detection officer as “frightening”, after he was detained and swabbed for explosives following a refusal to tell the agent what his   Read Full Story
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Barack Obama asks eurozone to keep Greece in until after election day News Link  •  Politics: Democratic Campaigns
Barack Obama asks eurozone to keep Greece in until after election day
08-24-2012  •  The Independent 
The Obama administration will pressure European governments not to let Greece fall out of the eurozone before November's Presidential elections, British Government sources have suggested. Representatives from the International Monetary Fund, t  Read Full Story
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Gunman kills ex-boss, Cops wound 9 at Empire State Building News Link  •  Law Enforcers or Peace Officers
Gunman kills ex-boss, Cops wound 9 at Empire State Building
08-24-2012  •  AP 
Police killed the suspect and at least nine others were wounded, some possibly by police gunfire, city officials said.  Read Full Story
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