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Date Sent: 2012-12-27
Freedom's Phoenix Global Edition for Thursday, December 27, 2012 AM edition
 
UK: First they grab the guns, now the kitchen knives -- US hits debt limit Dec. 31, Treasury says

5 Senior Citizens Serving Life Without Parole for Pot -- Amber Lyon Interview on Next News Network -- My New Graphic Novel is a … Terrorist Organization? -- Falun Gong Stability -- Economic Restructuring Via Obama -- Oil prices jump ahead of renewed ‘fiscal cliff’ talks -- U.N. pulls staff out of Central African Republic as rebels attack -- Saving the rhino with U.S. military surveillance drones -- LA Times publishes Boy Scout sex abuse records -- Over 45,000 killed in Syria conflict, says watchdog -- Washington DC’s first medical marijuana grow sites win approval -- Bail Lowered For Former Fitchburg Student Who Wore Fake Ammo Belt On Campus -- Germany deporting elderly to foreign retirement homes -- EPA allows uranium mining that pumps toxic waste into Wyoming drinking water -- Love You Like A Bitcoin (parody song) -- Doug Casey on the Morality of Money -- Piers Morgan Faces Deportation… But Jeremy Clarkson Pleads ‘Don’t Send Him Back’ -- Congress, at Last Minute, Drops Requirement to Obtain Warrant to Monitor Email -- SpaceX Grasshopper Makes Highest Hop yet -- Feds Requiring ‘Black Boxes’ in All Motor Vehicles -- This Scientist Wants Tomorrow’s Troops to Be Mutant-Powered -- Egypt Constitution Passes With 63.8 Percent ‘Yes’ Vote -- Free the CIA torture report -- The truth about Zero Dark Thirty: this torture fantasy degrades us all -- Revealed: NSA targeting domestic computer systems in secret test -- District traffic cameras to more than double amid record revenues -- GCHQ dismisses claims D-Day pigeon riddle has been cracked -- U.S. retailers scramble after lackluster holiday sales

 

UK: First they grab the guns, now the kitchen knives News Link  •  Gun Rights
UK: First they grab the guns, now the kitchen knives
12-26-2012  •  BBC News 
A&E doctors are calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing. A team from West Middlesex University Hospital said violent crime is on the increase - and kitchen knives are used in as many as half of all stabbings  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
U.S. will hit debt limit on Dec. 31, Treasury Department says News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
U.S. will hit debt limit on Dec. 31, Treasury Department says
12-26-2012  •  Washington Post 
The U.S. government will hit the $16.4 trillion federal debt limit on Monday and turn to “extraordinary measures” to continue borrowing, the Treasury Department said, beginning a countdown until Congress either passes legislation to allow for more bo  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
5 Senior Citizens Serving Life Without Parole for Pot News Link  •  Drug War
5 Senior Citizens Serving Life Without Parole for Pot
12-26-2012  •  AlterNet 
Right now, 5 adults await death in prison for non-violent, marijuana-related crimes. They are all more than 60 years old; they have all spent at least 15 years locked up for selling pot; and they are all serving life without parole.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Amber Lyon Interview on Next News Network News Link  •  Propaganda
Amber Lyon Interview on Next News Network
12-26-2012  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
Amber Lyon, 3 time Emmy Award-winning Investigative Journalist, appeared on the Next News Network for an insightful interview with Gary Franchi. Amber reflects on her censorship by CNN, the business relationship between CNN and the government in Bah  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Chris Menke
My New Graphic Novel is a … Terrorist Organization? News Link  •  Bill of Rights
My New Graphic Novel is a … Terrorist Organization?
12-26-2012  •  War is Boring 
Last month, the federal Office of Foreign Assets Control confiscated the majority of the advance payment, claiming that we were laundering the money for onward transfer to a terrorist organization.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Falun Gong Stability News Link  •  China
Falun Gong Stability
12-26-2012  •  arclein 
There were reasons for the state of the little society of this stairwell. Over 60 years of communist rule has taught the people of China to withdraw, be wary, protect oneself, and to take advantage when one can. Because Ms. Yi practiced Falun Gong  Read Full Story
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Economic Restructuring Via Obama News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Economic Restructuring Via Obama
12-26-2012  •  arclein 
But the Obama administration will announce these results to be a huge "job creation success!" because workers must now find two part-time jobs that usually pay less than the one full-time job they used to have. The raw job numbers, however, will be  Read Full Story
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Oil prices jump ahead of renewed ‘fiscal cliff’ talks News Link  •  Energy
Oil prices jump ahead of renewed ‘fiscal cliff’ talks
12-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
Oil prices jumped Wednesday as President Barack Obama headed back to Washington for a last-ditch attempt to secure a “fiscal cliff” deal with Republicans ahead of a year-end deadline.  Read Full Story
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Unusually harsh winter hits Morocco’s mountain region News Link  •  Environment
Unusually harsh winter hits Morocco’s mountain region
12-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
In a country on the doorstep of western Europe and popular for sunshine holidays, an unusually bitter winter has hit isolated mountain villages, causing hardship not usually associated with Morocco.  Read Full Story
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Toyota reaches $1.1 billion deal with US owners over recalls News Link  •  Transportation
Toyota reaches $1.1 billion deal with US owners over recalls
12-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
Toyota has agreed to pay about $1.1 billion to settle a class action lawsuit launched by US vehicle owners affected by a series of mass recalls, the Japanese automaker said Wednesday.  Read Full Story
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U.N. pulls staff out of Central African Republic as rebels attack News Link  •  United Nations
U.N. pulls staff out of Central African Republic as rebels attack
12-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
The United Nations on Wednesday ordered more than 200 non-essential staff and families of other workers to leave Central African Republic because of a rebel offensive against the government.  Read Full Story
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Massive finback whale beached in New York City News Link  •  Environment
Massive finback whale beached in New York City
12-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
A massive whale, some 60 feet (18 meters) long, beached itself on Wednesday morning in New York City, where, despite rescue efforts, it seemed to have little chance of survival.  Read Full Story
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Russia unveils $25 billion oil pipeline to the Pacific News Link  •  Energy
Russia unveils $25 billion oil pipeline to the Pacific
12-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled the final extension of a new $25 billion oil pipeline to the Pacific that underscores the energy power’s gradual shift away from stagnant European markets.  Read Full Story
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Russia’s brutal early winter claims 123 lives News Link  •  World News
Russia’s brutal early winter claims 123 lives
12-26-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
A bitter cold spell in Russia has claimed 123 lives in the past 10 days, an official said Tuesday, with the unseasonably early freeze testing authorities in a country used to notoriously tough winters.  Read Full Story
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Saving the rhino with U.S. military surveillance drones News Link  •  Africa: On the Map
Saving the rhino with U.S. military surveillance drones
12-26-2012  •  The Guardian 
A rhino farmer in South Africa is planning to use surveillance drones designed for the US military to combat poachers who are driving the animals towards extinction. Clive Vivier, cofounder of the Zululand rhino reserve in KwaZulu-Natal province,   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
LA Times publishes Boy Scout sex abuse records News Link  •  Sexuality: Sex and the Law
LA Times publishes Boy Scout sex abuse records
12-26-2012  •  Rawstory 
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times published a trove of previously unreleased documents from the Boy Scouts of America that reveal the organization’s records on volunteers and leaders charged with sexual misconduct toward scouts. The 1,200 files, from  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Over 45,000 killed in Syria conflict, says watchdog News Link  •  Syria
Over 45,000 killed in Syria conflict, says watchdog
12-26-2012  •  AFP 
More than 45,000 people have been killed in Syria since the outbreak in March 2011 of an anti-regime revolt that became a bloody insurgency after a brutal crackdown on dissent, a watchdog said Wednesday. “In all we have documented the deaths of 45  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Washington DC’s first medical marijuana grow sites win approval News Link  •  Drug War
Washington DC’s first medical marijuana grow sites win approval
12-26-2012  •  Rawstory 
Some 15 years after voters said yes to medical marijuana, regulators in Washington, D.C. have finally approved the first two grow sites in the district’s history. It’s taken so long mainly because Congress placed repeated delays on the program  Read Full Story
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Bail Lowered For Former Fitchburg Student Who Wore Fake Ammo Belt On Campus News Link  •  Education: Government Schools
Bail Lowered For Former Fitchburg Student Who Wore Fake Ammo Belt On Campus
12-26-2012  •  CBS News 
Dozens of Fitchburg State U. students showed up at a bail reduction hearing at Worcester Superior Court in support of a student who was being held on $50,000 bail over charges of trespassing and carrying ammunition without a firearms license.  Read Full Story
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Germany deporting elderly to foreign retirement homes News Link  •  Government
Germany deporting elderly to foreign retirement homes
12-26-2012  •  The Guardian 
Growing numbers of elderly and sick Germans are being sent overseas for long-term care in retirement and rehabilitation centres because of rising costs and falling standards in Germany. The move, which has seen thousands of retired Germans rehouse  Read Full Story
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EPA allows uranium mining that pumps toxic waste into Wyoming drinking water News Link  •  Environment
EPA allows uranium mining that pumps toxic waste into Wyoming drinking water
12-26-2012  •  Rawstory 
As dry as this land may be, underground, vast reservoirs hold billions of gallons of water suitable for drinking. Yet every day injection wells pump 200,000 gallons of toxic and radioactive waste from uranium mining into Christensen’s aquifers.  Read Full Story
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Love You Like A Bitcoin (parody song) Feature Article  •  Wallet Voting
Love You Like A Bitcoin (parody song)
Drew
   Bitcoin lyrics written by Tuxavant and sung to Selena Gomez's "I love you like a love song". Performed by Kryptina, DefconKids MVH 2012 and bitcoin miner since 2010. Featuring James Brown Jr.
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Doug Casey on the Morality of Money Feature Article  •  Casey Research Articles
Doug Casey on the Morality of Money
Doug Casey
   As we approach the end of the year " a time when people often reflect on their progress or lack thereof over the past year across all areas of life " this February 2011 interview of Doug Casey by Louis James on the morality of money seems especially
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Piers Morgan Faces Deportation… But Jeremy Clarkson Pleads ‘Don’t Send Him Back’ News Link  •  MEDIA (MainStreamMedia - aka MSM)
Piers Morgan Faces Deportation… But Jeremy Clarkson Pleads ‘Don’t Send Him Back’
12-26-2012  •  http://www.prisonplanet.com, Sara C Nelson 
Piers Morgan’s popularity continues to plummet - not only is the petition calling for him to be deported now on more than 61,000 signatures, but Jeremy Clarkson has weighed into the fray, issuing a public plea that the chat show host is NOT returned   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Congress, at Last Minute, Drops Requirement to Obtain Warrant to Monitor Email News Link  •  Congress-Congressmen
Congress, at Last Minute, Drops Requirement to Obtain Warrant to Monitor Email
12-26-2012  •  http://www.prisonplanet.com, All Gov 
The federal government will continue to access Americans’ emails without a warrant, after the U.S. Senate dropped a key amendment to legislation now headed to the White House for approval.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
SpaceX Grasshopper Makes Highest Hop yet News Link  •  Space Travel and Exploration
SpaceX Grasshopper Makes Highest Hop yet
12-26-2012  •  http://www.space.com 
The SpaceX Grasshopper flew more than 130 feet (40 meters) into the air before landing successfully after 29 seconds of flight.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Why Solar Installations Cost More in the U.S. than in Germany News Link  •  Energy
Why Solar Installations Cost More in the U.S. than in Germany
12-26-2012  •  http://www.technologyreview.com, By Kevin Bullis 
A new report from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory points to specific areas where costs could be lowered.  Read Full Story
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Best of 2012: Room Temperature Superconductivity Found in Graphite Grains News Link  •  Science, Medicine and Technology
Best of 2012: Room Temperature Superconductivity Found in Graphite Grains
12-26-2012  •  http://www.technologyreview.com,  
In September, a team from Germany claimed to have found evidence that water-soaked grains of carbon superconduct at room temperature   Read Full Story
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Overhyped, Overpriced: 2012′s Insanely Expensive Gear News Link  •  Transportation
Overhyped, Overpriced: 2012′s Insanely Expensive Gear
12-26-2012  •  http://www.wired.com, By Nathan Olivarez-Giles 
If you look back at the year and think of the gear that stands out, it’s probably a short list despite the hundreds of phones, tablets, Kickstarter projects, headphones and laptops that flooded the market.   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
How the Queen of England Beat Everyone to the Internet News Link  •  Internet
How the Queen of England Beat Everyone to the Internet
12-26-2012  •  http://www.wired.com, By Cade Metz 
Peter Kirstein is the man who put the Queen of England on the internet. In 1976.  Read Full Story
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Become a Crime-Fighting Superhero in Your Spare Time News Link  •  Activism
Become a Crime-Fighting Superhero in Your Spare Time
12-26-2012  •  http://www.wired.com, By Ryan Tate 
Chris Goodroe doesn’t do Facebook, and he doesn’t do Twitter. Online socializing isn’t his thing.  Read Full Story
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10 More Mind-Blowing, Skill-Building Raspberry Pi Projects News Link  •  Techno Gadgets
10 More Mind-Blowing, Skill-Building Raspberry Pi Projects
12-26-2012  •  http://www.wired.com, By Joseph Flaherty 
Raspberry Pi, the credit-card sized, $35 Linux computer, has been on the market for under a year, but excited hackers are using the platform for dozens of new, cool projects and accessory products every month.   Read Full Story
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Feds Requiring ‘Black Boxes’ in All Motor Vehicles News Link  •  Transportation
Feds Requiring ‘Black Boxes’ in All Motor Vehicles
12-26-2012  •  http://www.wired.com, By David Kravets 
Federal regulators are proposing that new automobiles sold in the United States after September 2014 come equipped with black boxes, so-called “event data recorders” that chronicle everything from how fast a vehicle was traveling, the number of pass  Read Full Story
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This Scientist Wants Tomorrow’s Troops to Be Mutant-Powered News Link  •  Science, Medicine and Technology
This Scientist Wants Tomorrow’s Troops to Be Mutant-Powered
12-26-2012  •  http://www.wired.com, By David Axe 
Greater strength and endurance. Enhanced thinking. Better teamwork. New classes of genetic weaponry, able to subvert DNA.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Egypt Constitution Passes With 63.8 Percent ‘Yes’ Vote News Link  •  Egypt
Egypt Constitution Passes With 63.8 Percent ‘Yes’ Vote
12-26-2012  •  http://news.antiwar.com, by Jason  
Nearly Two Years After Mubarak Resignation, Egypt Has a Constitution  Read Full Story
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Free the CIA torture report News Link  •  Bush Administration
Free the CIA torture report
12-26-2012  •  http://www.latimes.com 
The Senate Intelligence Committee should make public a 6,000-page report on the CIA's detention and interrogation policies.  Read Full Story
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The truth about Zero Dark Thirty: this torture fantasy degrades us all News Link  •  Entertainment: Movies
The truth about Zero Dark Thirty: this torture fantasy degrades us all
12-26-2012  •  http://www.guardian.co.uk, Michael Wolff  
Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal's film claims to be 'based on a true story' but no non-fiction writer could take such liberties Share327   Read Full Story
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Revealed: NSA targeting domestic computer systems in secret test News Link  •  Government
Revealed: NSA targeting domestic computer systems in secret test
12-26-2012  •  http://news.cnet.com, by Declan McCullagh 
The National Security Agency's Perfect Citizen program hunts for vulnerabilities in "large-scale" utilities, including power grid and gas pipeline controllers, new documents from EPIC show.  Read Full Story
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District traffic cameras to more than double amid record revenues News Link  •  Surveillance
District traffic cameras to more than double amid record revenues
12-26-2012  •  http://washingtonexaminer.com, Alan Blinder 
Traffic camera fines are poised to dip in the District, but one aspect of the controversial program is set to surge in 2013: the number of the devices that generate tickets for common traffic offenses like speeding and running stoplights.  Read Full Story
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GCHQ dismisses claims D-Day pigeon riddle has been cracked News Link  •  WAR: About that War
GCHQ dismisses claims D-Day pigeon riddle has been cracked
12-26-2012  •  http://www.telegraph.co.uk, By Steven Swinford 
The intelligence agency GCHQ has dismissed claims that a coded message from the Second World War found tied to the remains of a pigeon in a chimney has been cracked.   Read Full Story
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U.S. retailers scramble after lackluster holiday sales News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
U.S. retailers scramble after lackluster holiday sales
12-26-2012  •  By Nivedita Bhattacharjee and Jessica Wohl  
The 2012 holiday season may have been the worst for retailers since the financial crisis, with sales growth far below expectations, forcing many to offer massive post-Christmas discounts in hopes of shedding excess inventory.  Read Full Story
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The Big Grizzlies News Link  •  Outdoor Survival
The Big Grizzlies
12-26-2012  •  arclein 
It happened like this. An unnamed Forest Service worker was out on his own time in the Alaska wilderness hunting deer. Suddenly, a large grizzly bear charged him from about 50 yards away - one moment he was enjoying his hunt, the next he was fighting  Read Full Story
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They Know it is Christmas in China News Link  •  China
They Know it is Christmas in China
12-26-2012  •  arclein 
Whatever the real number, no one denies the memorable comparison made on the BBC in September by Tim Gardam, a journalist and principal of St Anne’s College, Oxford: “There are already more Chinese at church on a Sunday than in the whole of Europe.”   Read Full Story
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6 Minutes of Stuff Getting Destroyed in Super Slow Motion CollegeHumor video News Link  •  Art
6 Minutes of Stuff Getting Destroyed in Super Slow Motion CollegeHumor video
12-26-2012  •  http://www.youtube.com, Dannyellgthenrique 
6 Minutes of Stuff Getting Destroyed in Super Slow Motion CollegeHumor video   Read Full Story
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A little AA battery trick they don't want you to know... News Link  •  How To
A little AA battery trick they don't want you to know...
12-26-2012  •  http://www.youtube.com, donhome2 
A little AA battery trick they don't want you to know... Who knew about this and didn't say anything?   Read Full Story
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OWS Activists Called Domestic Terrorists Feature Article  •  Police State
OWS Activists Called Domestic Terrorists
Stephen Lendman
   police state
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Scrambling for Africa's Resources Opinion  •  WAR: About that War
Scrambling for Africa's Resources
December 27, 2012
Stephen Lendman
   anti-war
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Globalists’ Divide and Conquer: Don’t Allow Yourself To Be Used Reference Link  •  Education: Government Schools
Globalists’ Divide and Conquer: Don’t Allow Yourself To Be Used
www.thecommonsenseshow.com 
   For nearly two centuries in this country, parents set the moral and worldview agenda for their children. This is no longer true.
Entered by: Dave Hodges
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Four More Years of War Feature Article  •  WAR: About that War
Four More Years of War
Stephen Lendman
   anti-war
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Amazon spider discovered making decoys of itself to ward off predators News Link  •  Animals and Pets
Amazon spider discovered making decoys of itself to ward off predators
12-24-2012  •  Stephen C. Webster via The RawStory.com 
A unique spider in the Amazon rainforest was recently spotted using bits of leaves and dead insects to create larger-scale decoy spider shapes in its web, which it uses to ward off predators.   Read Full Story
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Activist: Georgia’s GOP caucus pushing for looser gun restrictions News Link  •  Gun Rights
Activist: Georgia’s GOP caucus pushing for looser gun restrictions
12-24-2012  •  David Ferguson via The RawStory.com 
Georgia Republican state legislator Rep. Charles Gregory (R-Kennesaw), has introduced four new bills for the 2012 legislative year, all of which loosen current restrictions on guns.  Read Full Story
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Colorado county bans commercial marijuana operations News Link  •  Drugs and Medications
Colorado county bans commercial marijuana operations
12-24-2012  •  Samantha Kimmey via The RawStory.com 
While the state of Colorado recently voted in favor of the ballot initiative Amendment 64, which legalized marijuana, a few counties don’t want the resulting plant growing operations in their backyards, reported the Denver Post.  Read Full Story
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Four firefighters shot, two killed after responding to house fire in Webster, NY News Link  •  Police State
Four firefighters shot, two killed after responding to house fire in Webster, NY
12-24-2012  •  Megan Carpentier via The RawStory.com 
The Webster firefighters who responded to a structure fire in Lake Road early this morning found themselves fired upon by an as-yet-unknown assailant.   Read Full Story
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Pope Benedict XVI hits back at critics in Christmas Eve mass News Link  •  Religion: Believers
Pope Benedict XVI hits back at critics in Christmas Eve mass
12-24-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
Pope Benedict XVI said in his Christmas Eve mass on Monday that religion can be corrupted, leading to violence and wars, but refuted critics who claim that denying God’s existence would lead to peace.  Read Full Story
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Three years after the quake, Haitian refugees fight Christmas misery News Link  •  World News
Three years after the quake, Haitian refugees fight Christmas misery
12-24-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
While people around the world celebrate the arrival of Christmas, residents of a refugee camp in Haiti say hunger and want will mark the holiday, like every other day of the year.  Read Full Story
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NHL lockout hits 100th day with no end in sight News Link  •  Entertainment: Sports
NHL lockout hits 100th day with no end in sight
12-24-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
National Hockey League players and club owners reached the 100th day of the league’s shutdown over money issues Monday with no talks planned and shrinking hope to salvage even a shortened season.  Read Full Story
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‘Bad Pharma’ says we’re all victims of drug industry News Link  •  Drugs and Medications
‘Bad Pharma’ says we’re all victims of drug industry
12-24-2012  •  Stephen Curry, The Guardian via The RawStory.com 
Bad Pharma is the story of the ways in which the pharmaceutical industry, with the help of regulators, doctors and academics, seeks to pervert and obfuscate the research done to test new medicines.  Read Full Story
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Israeli PM aims to deport tens of thousands of Africans News Link  •  Israel
Israeli PM aims to deport tens of thousands of Africans
12-24-2012  •  The RawStory.com 
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he aims to repatriate tens of thousands of African illegal migrants and that the inflow into Israel from the Sinai peninsula has been brought to a halt.  Read Full Story
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Inside China's Secret Arsenal News Link  •  Military
Inside China's Secret Arsenal
12-24-2012  •  Peter W. Singer via PopSci.com 
The Chinese government is rapidly building a bigger, more sophisticated military. Here’s what they have, what they want, and what it means for the U.S.   Read Full Story
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Celebrities Call to Ban Guns From Government (VIDEO) News Link  •  WAR: About that War
Celebrities Call to Ban Guns From Government (VIDEO)
12-24-2012  •  youtube (h/t Lew Rockwell blog) 
I can watch this version (and laugh!!!!) Watch it before it is pulled---I already downloaded it.   Read Full Story
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Austin Cops Arrest Santa For Being Nice and Chalking 'Peace' on Sidewalk News Link  •  Activism
Austin Cops Arrest Santa For Being Nice and Chalking 'Peace' on Sidewalk
12-24-2012  •  http://www.commondreams.org 
Occupy Austin held a rally for "acclaimed Arctic peace activist Kris Kringle" after he was arrested by Texas state troopers for chalking incendiary words like ‘Community,’ ‘Peace,’ ‘Grace’ and 'Friendship' on the sidewalk with children who had gather  Read Full Story
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Pentagon Announces Troop Deployment in 35 African Nations News Link  •  Military
Pentagon Announces Troop Deployment in 35 African Nations
12-24-2012  •  http://www.prisonplanet.com, Kurt Nimmo 
Following a decision last week by the United Nations Security Council to send thousands of soldiers into Mali to combat “Islamist” and “Qaeda” extremists, the Pentagon has announced it will dispatch “small teams” to more than 35 African nations next   Read Full Story
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Ex-ATF official's gun ends up at Mexican cartel shootout that killed beauty queen News Link  •  Mexico
Ex-ATF official's gun ends up at Mexican cartel shootout that killed beauty queen
12-24-2012  •  http://www.foxnews.com, By William La Jeunesse 
How did a gun belonging to a former assistant special agent in charge at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives end up at a crime scene in Mexico where five died, including a Mexican beauty queen?   Read Full Story
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Loaded Guns, Loaded Kids - What is the root cause of mass shootings? Opinion  •  Gun Rights
Freedom is the Answer,... What is the Question?
Loaded Guns, Loaded Kids - What is the root cause of mass shootings?
12-22-2012
Ernest Hancock
   (Publisher's Note: A close friend is a pharmacist and wishes to share their knowledge and opinion. But to protect their career they wish to remain anonymous. A Very Important Perspective...)
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Q+A: Cody Wilson Of The Wiki Weapon Project On The 3-D Printed Future of Firearms News Link  •  Self-Defense
Q+A: Cody Wilson Of The Wiki Weapon Project On The 3-D Printed Future of Firearms
12-24-2012  •  http://www.popsci.com, By Clay Dillow 
While many call for tighter firearm restrictions in the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, the Wiki Weapon project believes technology is about to make such regulation irrelevant--and that that's a good thing.   Read Full Story
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Why they Want America Disarmed News Link  •  Government
Why they Want America Disarmed
12-24-2012  •  http://www.dailypaul.com, realman2020 
If you ever watch a TV show or movie when there is a bank robbery.  Read Full Story
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Review: Django Unchained Is a Love Story That Ranks Among Tarantino’s Best News Link  •  Entertainment: Movies
Review: Django Unchained Is a Love Story That Ranks Among Tarantino’s Best
12-24-2012  •  http://www.wired.com, By Angela Watercutter 
With all of the hullabaloo surrounding the hyper-real depiction of slavery in Quentin Tarantino’s latest film Django Unchained, most people have probably not heard about what’s actually most shocking about the director’s latest " fantastic " movie: I  Read Full Story
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Army Goes Goth With ‘Super-Black’ Materials News Link  •  Military
Army Goes Goth With ‘Super-Black’ Materials
12-24-2012  •  http://www.wired.com, By Robert Beckhusen 
Get ready to break out the eyeliner and the candelabras, because the Army is going goth.   Read Full Story
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The Plan of Action for the 21st Century - They Plan to Steal Your Freedom Completely News Link  •  New World Order
The Plan of Action for the 21st Century - They Plan to Steal Your Freedom Completely
12-24-2012  •  http://www.dailypaul.com, clynbrit 
Please take a few moments and watch the video. Listen and watch long enough to see the maps of future America! This is how they plan to do it.  Read Full Story
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Map: Where are the gun permits in your neighborhood? News Link  •  Gun Rights
Map: Where are the gun permits in your neighborhood?
12-24-2012  •  http://www.lohud.com,  
The map indicates the addresses of all pistol permit holders in Westchester and Rockland counties.   Read Full Story
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American Dream Fades for Generation Y Professionals News Link  •  Employment & Jobs
American Dream Fades for Generation Y Professionals
12-24-2012  •  http://www.bloomberg.com, By Elliot Blair Smith 
After being dismissed from her job as a Midtown Manhattan securities attorney in October 2009, Christina Tretter-Herriger hitched a used horse trailer to her Dodge Ram pickup and drove 1,628 miles to Texas.   Read Full Story
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How to Print Your Own Gun News Link  •  Gun Rights
How to Print Your Own Gun
12-24-2012  •  http://www.wealthwire.com, Brittany Stepniak 
With the increase of school shootings and the latest movie theater shooting occuring in Colorado earlier this summer, gun control is a pretty hot-topic right now. But perhaps another phenomenon should be at the forefront of the issue: 3D printing tec  Read Full Story
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What kind of Libertarian are you? News Link  •  Philosophy: Libertarianism
What kind of Libertarian are you?
12-24-2012  •  http://www.dailypaul.com, by TruBlu54 
Came across this little ditty on the Tube. The narrator in this video disects the different strands of libertarianism and how Ron Paul brings them together.  Read Full Story
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Connecting The Dots On Syria: Fooling Enough Of The People Enough Of The Time News Link  •  Syria
Connecting The Dots On Syria: Fooling Enough Of The People Enough Of The Time
12-24-2012  •  http://www.dailypaul.com, by kevink 
There once was a country where the leaders enjoyed playing tricks on the public, and could always count on its friends in the “media” to play along. The joke was to tell the public the same old lie again and again, and see if anyone ever stood up to   Read Full Story
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