Freedoms Phoenix - News and Politics - Newsletter Archives 
Freedom's Phoenix – "Uncovering the Secrets and Exposing the Lies"

REAL TIME SPOT PRICES

Bitcoin Average: $5625.04 Gold: $1281.75 Change: $(1.24) Silver: $17.11 Change: $0.014
 

Freedom's Phoenix
Newspaper

 
 
Contribute Bitcoin to
Freedom's Phoenix



Contribute Funding by
PayPal or Credit Card

 
Sign-up for FREE
Daily Newsletter
Log-In

See Complete Menu

Special Editions
Translate Page
RSS Feeds
 


Declare Your
Independence

with Ernest Hancock

 
Log-In
Front Page
Page Two
 
 

Freedom's Phoenix
Online Magazine

 
Freedom Forum
Letters to the Editor
Report The News
 

Anarchives:

 

 

Search by Keyword

    Contents by Subject
    Radio/TV Shows
    Feature Articles
    Opinion Columns
    News Stories
    Newsletters List
    Reference Links
 
 

SEDITION SUBVERSION AND SABOTAGE FIELD MANUAL No. 1; A Three Part Solution to The State
 
https://zomiaofflinegames.com/
 
OpenBazaar Hosting by Agorist Hosting
 
Purse.IO Save on All Amazon Purchases

ARCHIVED  NEWSLETTER

Sign up to receive the Freedom's Phoenix Headlines by Email.

HELP FUND FREEDOM'S PHOENIX!
Make a one-time or periodic contribution.
Use your credit card or PayPal account.

Join us on our
Social Networks

Share this page with your friends
on your favorite social network:

   
Date Sent: 2013-06-22
Freedom's Phoenix Edition for Saturday, June 22, 2013
 
U.S. charges Edward Snowden with espionage in leaks about NSA surveillance programs

Federal judges order California to free 9,600 inmates -- Lawyers challenge U.S. 'no fly' list in federal court in Oregon -- Europe unable to break impasse on who pays when banks fail -- Facebook admits year-long data breach exposed 6 million users -- Federal nullification efforts mounting in states -- Chen Guangcheng Spyware Row: Blind Chinese Dissident May Have Been Spied On During NYU Tenure -- What Cop T-Shirts Tell Us About Police Culture -- In Florida, Selling a Pot Pipe Is a Felony But Illegally Pushing Millions of OxyContin Is a Fine -- Blood, spit and cops: Nationwide drug roadblocks raise eyebrows -- How Government Uses Accounting Tricks To Hide The Student-Loan Swindle -- Personal Appeal from Christine Smith -- The Awakening Sunni Giant -- SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News, June 23, 2013 Edition

 

U.S. charges Edward Snowden with espionage in leaks about NSA surveillance programs News Link  •  Whistleblowers
U.S. charges Edward Snowden with espionage in leaks about NSA surveillance programs
06-21-2013  •  Washington Post 
Federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against Edward Snowden, and the US has asked Hong Kong to detain him on a provisional arrest warrant, Snowden was charged with espionage, theft and conversion of government property  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Federal judges order California to free 9,600 inmates News Link  •  Criminal Justice System
Federal judges order California to free 9,600 inmates
06-21-2013  •  Los Angeles Times 
A trio of federal judges ordered Gov. Jerry Brown to immediately begin freeing state inmates and waived state laws to allow early releases, threatening the governor with contempt if he does not comply.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Lawyers challenge U.S. 'no fly' list in federal court in Oregon News Link  •  Transportation: Air Travel
Lawyers challenge U.S. 'no fly' list in federal court in Oregon
06-21-2013  •  Reuters 
A federal judge in Oregon grilled Justice Department lawyers over the government's secretive "no-fly" list, questioning whether those banned from commercial air travel for suspected links to terrorism have any realistic avenue for appeal.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Europe unable to break impasse on who pays when banks fail News Link  •  European Union
Europe unable to break impasse on who pays when banks fail
06-21-2013  •  The Register 
Europe failed to agree on how to share the cost of bank collapses on Saturday, as Germany resisted attempts by France to water down rules designed to spare taxpayers in future crises.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Facebook admits year-long data breach exposed 6 million users News Link  •  Internet
Facebook admits year-long data breach exposed 6 million users
06-21-2013  •  Reuters 
Facebook Inc has inadvertently exposed 6 million users' phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorized viewers over the past year, the world's largest social networking company disclosed late Friday.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Federal nullification efforts mounting in states News Link  •  States' Rights
Federal nullification efforts mounting in states
06-21-2013  •  AP 
Imagine the scenario: A federal agent attempts to arrest someone for illegally selling a machine gun. Instead, the federal agent is arrested - charged in a state court with the crime of enforcing federal gun laws. Farfetched? Not as much as you mi  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Chen Guangcheng Spyware Row: Blind Chinese Dissident May Have Been Spied On During NYU Tenure News Link  •  China
Chen Guangcheng Spyware Row: Blind Chinese Dissident May Have Been Spied On During NYU Tenure
06-21-2013  •  Reuters 
Like nearly everything surrounding Chen these days, the existence of the spyware is in dispute, and only adds to the public recriminations there have been between NYU and Chen's supporters over events surrounding the end of his fellowship.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
What Cop T-Shirts Tell Us About Police Culture News Link  •  Law Enforcers or Peace Officers
What Cop T-Shirts Tell Us About Police Culture
06-21-2013  •  by Radley Balko (Huffington Post) 
The quote was printed on t-shirts worn by NYPD's infamous Street Crimes Unit, which was disbanded after shooting unarmed Amadou Diallo 41 times as he reached for his wallet. 2 NYPD police commissioners used the phrase "hunter of men" to   Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
In Florida, Selling a Pot Pipe Is a Felony But Illegally Pushing Millions of OxyContin Is a Fine News Link  •  Drug War
In Florida, Selling a Pot Pipe Is a Felony But Illegally Pushing Millions of OxyContin Is a Fine
06-21-2013  •  Huffington Post 
Florida has a massive problem with its "OxyContin Express". The state is home to more "pill mills" where addicts get their "hillbilly heroin" than any other. Walgreens, the national pharmacy chain, has been under DEA investigation for distribution.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Blood, spit and cops: Nationwide drug roadblocks raise eyebrows News Link  •  Police State
Blood, spit and cops: Nationwide drug roadblocks raise eyebrows
06-21-2013  •  CNN (video) 
The roadblocks went up on a Friday at several points in two Alabama towns, about 40 miles on either side of Birmingham. For the next two days, off-duty sheriff's deputies in St. Clair County, to the east, and Bibb County, to the southwest, flagge  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
How Government Uses Accounting Tricks To Hide The Student-Loan Swindle News Link  •  Education: Government Schools
How Government Uses Accounting Tricks To Hide The Student-Loan Swindle
06-21-2013  •  Forbes 
With interest rates on federal student loans set to double on July 1, Congress is considering legislation to prevent the increase. But there’s a problem"no one seems to know how much the student loan program costs in the first place.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Personal Appeal from Christine Smith News Link  •  General Opinion
Personal Appeal from Christine Smith
06-21-2013  •  Christine Smith's blog 
I am asking every one of you who has valued my work/writings over the years to please consider my appeal.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Christine Smith
The Awakening Sunni Giant
News Link  •  Syria
The Awakening Sunni Giant
05-21-2013  •  Michael Weiss Now. Lebanon 
Saudi Arabia is dead-serious about ending the Assad regime. Last Friday, King Abdullah cut short his summer vacation in Morocco and flew back to Riyadh not only to meet with his national security advisors but to coordinate a new strategy for winni  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: J E Andreasen
SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News, June 23, 2013 Edition Opinion  •  Humor
SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News
SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News, June 23, 2013 Edition
06-21-2013
John Semmens
   Congressman Demands “More Balanced” Campaign against Terrorism Representative Jim McDermott (D-Wash) directed pointed criticism at the FBI's focus on Islamic terrorists. His criticism was sparked by a bus ad that featured photos of 16 suspected te
Make a Comment   •   Email this Column   •   Send Letter to Editor
Freedom's Phoenix at Porcfest X - pictures from Roger's Campground in Lancaster, NH Feature Article  •  Conferences
Freedom's Phoenix at Porcfest X - pictures from Roger's Campground in Lancaster, NH
Donna Hancock
   Ernest Hancock reports from Porcfest X. Enjoy the daily updates, pictures of events and attendees, and the radio show daily from 9-Noon EDT live from the media room at Roger's Campground...
Make a Comment   •   Email this Article   •   Send Letter to Editor
Barack Obama: Born in the U.S.A. Opinion  •  Conspiracies
Barack Obama: Born in the U.S.A.
06-21-2013
Mike Renzulli
   Lt. Mike Zullo of the "Cold Case Posse" announced he has "irrefutable evidence" that President Obama's birth certificate is forged. The facts speak otherwise.
Make a Comment   •   Email this Column   •   Send Letter to Editor
Occupied Elementary: Community Sit-In Against School Shutdown News Link  •  Education: Government Schools
Occupied Elementary: Community Sit-In Against School Shutdown
06-20-2013  •  http://www.commondreams.org, Sarah Lazare 
Parent: 'We’re not leaving until this school is saved'   Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Robert Lee
In Historic Victory for Community Radio, FCC Puts 1,000 Low-Power FM Frequencies Up For Grabs News Link  •  Communications
In Historic Victory for Community Radio, FCC Puts 1,000 Low-Power FM Frequencies Up For Grabs
06-20-2013  •  http://www.democracynow.org 
In a major victory for the community radio movement after a 15-year campaign, the Federal Communications Commission has announced it will soon begin accepting applications for hundreds of new low-power FM radio stations in October.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Robert Lee
Amazing moment deaf three-year-old boy hears for the first time News Link  •  Positive News
Amazing moment deaf three-year-old boy hears for the first time
06-20-2013  •  youtube 
Deaf three-year-old Grayson hears his father's voice for the first time after surgery in the US. Report by Genelle Aldred.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Robert Lee
Paul Pholeros: How to reduce poverty? Fix homes News Link  •  Housing
Paul Pholeros: How to reduce poverty? Fix homes
06-20-2013  •  ted.com 
In 1985, architect Paul Pholeros was challenged by the director of an Aboriginal-controlled health service to "stop people getting sick" in a small indigenous community in south Australia. The key insights: think beyond medicine and fix the local env  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Robert Lee
Chinese, U.S. factories struggle, Europe still in slump News Link  •  Economy - International
Chinese, U.S. factories struggle, Europe still in slump
06-20-2013  •  By Jonathan Cable and Steven C. Johnson 
Factory output in China weakened to a nine-month low in June while U.S. manufacturing closed out its worst quarter in the last four, suggesting the road to recovery for the world economy remained an uneven one.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
Head of revived watchdog pledges open look at U.S. surveillance News Link  •  Whistleblowers
Head of revived watchdog pledges open look at U.S. surveillance
06-20-2013  •  http://www.reuters.com, By Alina Selyukh 
The head of a newly revived federal privacy oversight board pledged on Wednesday to be "as transparent and public as possible" as the board reviews recently exposed U.S. government secret surveillance programs.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
Edward Snowden's Flight To Hong Kong Is Looking Smarter And Smarter News Link  •  Whistleblowers
Edward Snowden's Flight To Hong Kong Is Looking Smarter And Smarter
06-20-2013  •  http://www.businessinsider.com, Michael Kelley 
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has several potential ways to avoid trial in America if and when the U.S. government files criminal charges against him, extradition experts and law enforcement officials told Sari Horwitz and Jia Lynn Yang of The Was  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
GOLD MELTDOWN News Link  •  Gold and Silver
GOLD MELTDOWN
06-20-2013  •  http://www.businessinsider.com, Sam Ro 
Gold prices are getting destroyed. The sell-off really accelerated at around 3 AM ET.   Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
Who is the DEADBEAT: Borrower or Bank?

 News Link  •  Housing
Who is the DEADBEAT: Borrower or Bank?
6/20/13  •  Posted on June 20, 2013 by Neil Garfield Danielle  
The propaganda from the banks has been far-reaching. Even if they devised a scheme to fraudulently throw away a homeowner’s hope at a modification, they are still pursuing the “deadbeat” homeowner argument. The essence is that the homeowner was no  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Mike Brosnahan
Inside the Phoenix PD's Use of Federal Anti-Terrorism Resources to Track Protesters News Link  •  Arizona's Top News
Inside the Phoenix PD's Use of Federal Anti-Terrorism Resources to Track Protesters
06-20-2013  •  Phoenix New Times 
....this information " obtained using taxpayer-funded resources " promptly was shared with those whom Occupy organized to protest. Police officials passed along details to bank executives and the American Legislative Exchange Council  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
How to Use Bitcoin the Right Way News Link  •  Bitcoin
How to Use Bitcoin the Right Way
06-20-2013  •  FreemansPerspective.Com 
The Bitcoin phenomenon also represents something more. It's something that offers free men and women the opportunity to trade with each other on a global scale - privately and safely without need to rely on fiat currency, an unstable banking system o  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Donna Hancock
U.S. doctors are dumping all health insurance and charging patients LESS
News Link  •  Healthcare Industry
U.S. doctors are dumping all health insurance and charging patients LESS
06-20-2013  •  naturalnews.com 
In some places across the US, high-cost health insurance coverage is being discarded altogether.   Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Robert Lee
Booz Allen, the World's Most Profitable Spy Organization News Link  •  Census
Booz Allen, the World's Most Profitable Spy Organization
06-20-2013  •  Drake Bennett and Michael Riley, Bloomberg 
The director of national intelligence, James Clapper"President Obama’s top intelligence adviser"is a former Booz Allen executive. The firm’s vice chairman, Mike McConnell, was President George W. Bush’s director of national intelligence and, before t  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Leon Felkins
Bank of America Whistle-blower Bombshell: “We Were Told to Lie” to Rip Off Borrowers News Link  •  Housing
Bank of America Whistle-blower Bombshell: “We Were Told to Lie” to Rip Off Borrowers
06-20-2013  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
Bank of America’s mortgage servicing unit systematically lied to homeowners, fraudulently denied loan modifications, and paid their staff bonuses for deliberately pushing people into foreclosure: Yes, these allegations were suspected by any homeowner  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Chris Menke
Snooping and spying for profit News Link  •  Contractors, Government & Military
Snooping and spying for profit
06-19-2013  •  Sam Pizzigati, People's World 
Booz Allen has tens of thousands of employees doing intelligence work for the feds. They populate the highest echelons of America's intelligence apparatus, and vice-versa. The Obama administration's top intelligence official, James Clapper, just happ  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Leon Felkins
NSA Disruption of Stock Exchange Bomb Plot Disputed News Link  •  Intelligence: Use and Abuse
NSA Disruption of Stock Exchange Bomb Plot Disputed
06-18-2013  •  David Kravets, Wired 
According to interviews and court records, the 2008 Stock Exchange Bomb Plot failed, not because the authorities broke it up, but because the alleged attackers decided against it.  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Leon Felkins
Joseph Weekley: Self-Pitying Stormtrooper News Link  •  Law Enforcers or Peace Officers
Joseph Weekley: Self-Pitying Stormtrooper
06-19-2013  •  by William N. Grigg (Pro Liberate) 
“It was my gun that shot and killed a 7-year-old girl,” insists Detroit resident Joseph Weekley, who took part in a fatal home invasion on May 17, 2010. He insists that he didn’t intend to pull the trigger, and has no knowledge of doing so,  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Republicans pull a fast one on voters - by Laurie Roberts News Link  •  Arizona's Top News
Republicans pull a fast one on voters - by Laurie Roberts
06-19-2013  •  Arizona Republic 
Gov. Jan Brewer signed an elections bill that basically wipes out Libertarian and other third-party candidates, boosting their signature requirements to unattainable levels. Green Party candidates would actually have to collect more signatures  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
FBI Foils Plot To Build X-Ray Weapon to Kill Obama News Link  •  TERRORISM
FBI Foils Plot To Build X-Ray Weapon to Kill Obama
06-19-2013  •  ABC News (video) 
Glendon Scott Crawford, 49, of Galway, N.Y., spent months designing and constructing an X-ray system that would emit deadly amounts of radiation and could be detonated remotely, according to the FBI. Crawford recruited Eric J. Feight,  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Rental Car Co. Run by Teenagers Undercuts Hertz, Avis News Link  •  Crony Capitalism
Rental Car Co. Run by Teenagers Undercuts Hertz, Avis
06-19-2013  •  ABC News 
It's easy to see how traditional rental companies might not be amused to have their prices undercut. But San Francisco International is crying foul, as well. Doug Yakel, public information officer for SFO, tells ABC News that FlightCar refuses to  Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Powell Gammill
Added Info: The Mysterious Death of Journalist Michael Hastings News Link  •  World News
Added Info: The Mysterious Death of Journalist Michael Hastings
06-19-2013  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
After reading the news of Michael Hastings deadly car crash on the Economic Policy Journal.com and sharing Robert Wenzel’s post, Robert has added additional information in various posts that I will combine below for ease of reading.   Read Full Story
Make a Comment   •   Email this News Link   •   Send Letter to Editor
Reported by: Chris Menke
Tags: freedoms, phoenix, archives, politics, libertarian, alternative, government, freedom
      Attorney For Freedom  
 
  Magazine / Newspaper
   Magazine Subscription Info
   Online Magazine List
   Newspaper Subscription Info
   Newspaper Issue List
 
RSS Feeds
   Articles RSS Feed
   Opinions RSS Feed
   Media RSS Feed
   Newsletter RSS Feed
   Smartphone Feed
   Podcast Feed
Radio / TV
   Declare Your Independence
      with Ernest Hancock

Anarchives
   Search by Keyword
   Contents Listed by Subject
   Radio / TV Show Archives
   Newsletter Archives
   News Links
   Feature Articles
   Opinion Columns
   Reference Links

 
Letters to the Editor
   List of Letters
   Write a Letter

 
Join Us
   Subscribe to Magazine
   Membership Sign-Up
   Be a Writer
   Be a Reporter
   Link to Us

 
Marketplace
   Buy Stuff – Sell Stuff

   Store on CafePress.com
More News
   Page Two
   Current News
 
Discussions
   Freedom Forum
 
Advertise
   Intro to Advertising with Us
   Magazine Advertising Rates
   Radio Advertising Rates
   Website Advertising Rates
 
Funding Center
   Support or Promote a Project
About Freedom's Phoenix
   About Us
   Contact Us
   Terms of Use
   Privacy Policy
   Writers List

 
Tutorials – Using This Site
   List of Tutorials
 
Media Resources
   News References
   Blog References
   Government References
 
  FreedomsPhoenix.com
The domain and name of this website are servicemarks of Ernest Hancock.
Website is Copyright © 2017 by Ernest Hancock.  All rights reserved worldwide.
4886 W Port Au Prince Ln, Glendale, AZ 85306 USA.
Website Designed by
USA Web
Advertising

Phoenix, Arizona
 
Time to display page: 0.510 Seconds -- Dynamic Page

Page Views:

free web stats

Stats by StatCounter