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Date Sent: 2013-08-12
Freedom's Phoenix AM Edition for Monday, August 12, 2013
 
The FBI can turn on your smartphone's mic and listen to you

Phoenix Cop Snatches Camera from Man after Being Photographed Jaywalking -- But For Video: Who’s Mentally Ill? -- The Public’s Right To Know -- Freedom of Lemonade -- It Was Never About Terrorism -- The Real Technicality -- Gov Scientists Will Experiment With H7N9 in Bio-Weapons Labs -- "Punishment Has Been Achieved" -- A Texan tragedy: Plenty of oil, but no water -- Pre-Crime And Mind Control Technologies Are Already Here -- Cafe Aftermath: Boston Bombings Revisited -- Ron Paul: Why Are We at War in Yemen? -- Wall Street Mafia In Desperate Drive To Stop Glass-Steagall -- IKEA augmented reality app puts digital furniture in your rooms -- Arizona's foster-care crisis deepens --  Water-splitting breakthrough could produce cheap hydrogen fuel -- UPS gets into the on-demand 3D printing business -- Israeli Democracy: A Convenient Illusion -- Are These The Last Days Of The U.S. Marine Corps? -- Loophole: People are being told to use "key words" to cross border -- Obama Spurns NSA Spying Reform -- NSA Spying: Worse Than You Think

 

The FBI can turn on your smartphone's mic and listen to you News Link  •  Hacking, Cyber Security
The FBI can turn on your smartphone's mic and listen to you
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
Ok, all you PC and Android users out there: be warned. The Wall Street Journal just broke the story of FBI agents using malware on smartphones and PCs to listen to individuals suspected of wrong doing.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Phoenix Cop Snatches Camera from Man after Being Photographed Jaywalking News Link  •  Law Enforcers or Peace Officers
Phoenix Cop Snatches Camera from Man after Being Photographed Jaywalking
08-11-2013  •  Photography Is Not a Crime 
Raymond Michael had just left a court hearing over his previous arrest for photographing the federal courthouse when he spotted a Phoenix police officer jaywalking, so he snapped a photo.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
But For Video: Who’s Mentally Ill? News Link  •  Law Enforcers or Peace Officers
But For Video: Who’s Mentally Ill?
08-11-2013  •  Simple Justice 
As the police explain it, this 14-year-old girl attacked the police officer first, punching him. Of course, the video shows something slightly different. When someone inexplicably grabs a person’s arm, it should be reasonably expected that the pe  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
The Public’s Right To Know News Link  •  Corruption
The Public’s Right To Know
08-11-2013  •  Simple Justice 
Malamud has been busy posting building codes that govern. Trouble is, the building codes " enacted by state and local law " incorporate industry-developed standards which are protected by copyright law. Some have now filed suit  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Freedom of Lemonade News Link  •  Activism
Freedom of Lemonade
08-10-2013  •  The International Libertarian 
The Lemonistas strike again! For the third year in a row they've run an illegal lemonade stand selling their refreshing drink. A police officer interrogated and threatened them but in the end did nothing. This happened in Rittenhouse Square in Phila  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Darren Wolfe
It Was Never About Terrorism News Link  •  Drug War
It Was Never About Terrorism
08-11-2013  •  Jonathan Turley 
there is a lucrative and successful use of the NSA’s collection of all communications " the Drug War. A secretive unit of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Special Operations Division (SOD) has been working with the NSA and its   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
The Real Technicality News Link  •  Criminal Justice System
The Real Technicality
08-11-2013  •  Simple Justice 
A defendant can be imprisoned, even executed, because a court was able to avoid doing its duty of determining whether he was convicted in accordance with law based upon lack of preservation. Lack of preservation is the ultimate technicality,  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Gov Scientists Will Experiment With H7N9 in Bio-Weapons Labs News Link  •  Pandemic
Gov Scientists Will Experiment With H7N9 in Bio-Weapons Labs
08-11-2013  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
Scientists are experimenting with the H7N9 bird flu virus in high-security laboratories with the accord of the US government. A review panel and excessive oversight is being promised to make sure that these “flu projects” are devoid of risk to the  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Chris Menke
News Link  •  Criminal Justice System
"Punishment Has Been Achieved"
08-11-2013  •  by William N. Grigg (Pro Liberate) 
For about a year, Greenbank tirelessly pursued a charge he knew to be entirely devoid of merit. His petulant motion to dismiss offers unambiguous proof that his objective was not to convict Hutchens of an actual crime.   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
A Texan tragedy: Plenty of oil, but no water News Link  •  Environment
A Texan tragedy: Plenty of oil, but no water
08-11-2013  •  The Guardian 
Three years of drought, decades of overuse and now the oil industry’s outsize demands on water for fracking are running down reservoirs and underground aquifers. And climate change is making things worse. In Texas alone, about 30 communities could  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Pre-Crime And Mind Control Technologies Are Already Here News Link  •  Police State
Pre-Crime And Mind Control Technologies Are Already Here
08-11-2013  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
Should the government be trying to figure out if we are going to commit a crime in advance? That sounds like something out of a Tom Cruise movie, but the truth is that “pre-crime” technologies such as were portrayed in Minority Report are being aggr  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Chris Menke
Cafe Aftermath: Boston Bombings Revisited News Link  •  False Flag Operations
Cafe Aftermath: Boston Bombings Revisited
08-11-2013  •  The Intercept 
Comparing Jeff Bauman's supposed injuries with the double leg amputation suffered by Alex Zanardi at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz on Sept 15, 2001  Read Full Story
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Reported by: J.t. Waldron
Ron Paul: Why Are We at War in Yemen? News Link  •  Africa: On the Map
Ron Paul: Why Are We at War in Yemen?
08-11-2013  •  Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk 
Most Americans are probably unaware that over the past two weeks the US has launched at least eight drone attacks in Yemen, in which dozens have been killed. It is the largest US escalation of attacks on Yemen in more than a decade.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Wall Street Mafia In Desperate Drive To Stop Glass-Steagall News Link  •  MEDIA BLOG REFERENCES
Wall Street Mafia In Desperate Drive To Stop Glass-Steagall
08-11-2013  •  http://www.shiftfrequency.com/wall-street-mafia-in 
The criminal enterprise known as the Wall Street “too big to fail” banks is engaged in a desperate effort to block passage of Glass-Steagall. Bills have been introduced in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate to reinstate the 1933 legislation that bro  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Mike Brosnahan
The Green Badge of Courage News Link  •  Drug War
The Green Badge of Courage
08-11-2013  •  Free Press Publications 
It takes a lot of courage to admit when you were wrong. It takes even more courage if you were very outspoken when you were wrong. On August 8, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's chief medical correspondent, wrote an article for CNN.com which states, “Over   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Darryl W. Perry
IKEA augmented reality app puts digital furniture in your rooms News Link  •  Technology: Software
IKEA augmented reality app puts digital furniture in your rooms
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
Visiting IKEA is sort of like a field trip. You go look at furniture, eat Swedish meatballs, buy a million LACK tables, and eat the cheap hot dogs after checking out and walking through the labyrithine store.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Japan has launched its first robot astronaut into space News Link  •  Space Travel and Exploration
Japan has launched its first robot astronaut into space
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
Over the weekend, robot kind took its first small step into the great beyond. Kirobo, a little tiny walking talking robot, was part of the payload sent up to the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Wild 3D-printed house can be assembled 'in a day' News Link  •  3D Printing
Wild 3D-printed house can be assembled 'in a day'
08-11-2013  •  http://www.dvice.com, Megan Wollerton 
Softkill Design is a team of designers and architects that collaborate together on various building projects. And, although Dutch architects from Universe Architecture have announced plans to build the first 3D printed house, the folks at Softkill ha  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Image of the Day: NASA's newest, biggest rocket News Link  •  Space Travel and Exploration
Image of the Day: NASA's newest, biggest rocket
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) Program has just passed what's called a Preliminary Design Review, meaning that we're one step closer to sending this explosive stick of awesomeness into orbit.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Architects unveil plan for a 3D-printed moon base News Link  •  3D Printing
Architects unveil plan for a 3D-printed moon base
08-11-2013  •  http://www.dvice.com, Colin Druce-McFadden 
3D printing continues to be one of the most promising technologies to deliver humanity its first permanent moon base. Cost and materials tend to be major stumbling blocks, but the use of 3D printers by London-based Foster + Partners addresses both hu  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Ultra high-res photo of Tokyo lets you spy on people across town News Link  •  Techno Gadgets
Ultra high-res photo of Tokyo lets you spy on people across town
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
Many people have a voyeuristic streak, but going out and staring into your neighbor's window could land you in the slammer for being a pervy creep.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Arizona's foster-care crisis deepens News Link  •  Arizona's Top News
Arizona's foster-care crisis deepens
08-11-2013  •  http://www.azcentral.com, By Mary K. Reinhart 
Report: Number of kids in system rose 40% in 3 years   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Thor: The Dark World Official Trailer HD News Link  •  Entertainment: Movies
Thor: The Dark World Official Trailer HD
08-11-2013  •  http://www.youtube.com, Marvel Entertainment 
Thor, the Mighty Avenger, returns to the big screen in Marvel's "Thor:   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Man uses Raspberry Pi to create small spying tool News Link  •  Techno Gadgets
Man uses Raspberry Pi to create small spying tool
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
That’s all it took for Brendan O’Connor to create a private, personalized NSA-like Internet spying device.   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Water-splitting breakthrough could produce cheap hydrogen fuel News Link  •  Energy
Water-splitting breakthrough could produce cheap hydrogen fuel
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
When it comes to fuel, going green isn't just a trend, but a necessity for curbing a dependence on the limited (and dirty) resource of oil. Hydrogen fuel is a great alternative, but creating it is a complex and expensive process.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
Because we need this: 3D printed robot can squeeze under doors News Link  •  3D Printing
Because we need this: 3D printed robot can squeeze under doors
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
Students at UC Berkeley might need to clean their dorm rooms more often, because their latest robotic creation is based on a pretty creepy insect ability.   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
Video: Giant robots with evil red eyes will protect humanity News Link  •  Robots and Artificial Intelligence
Video: Giant robots with evil red eyes will protect humanity
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
We've all seen those commercials from multinational companies like IBM touting the next tech breakthrough, and Monsanto promoting some new biotech development.  Read Full Story
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UPS gets into the on-demand 3D printing business News Link  •  3D Printing
UPS gets into the on-demand 3D printing business
08-11-2013  •  dvice.com 
When Staples began selling 3D printers, some believed that it was an example of a major retailer jumping on a trendy tech bandwagon  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
Israeli Democracy: A Convenient Illusion Feature Article  •  Israel - Palestine
Israeli Democracy: A Convenient Illusion
Stephen Lendman
   Israel
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Are These The Last Days Of The U.S. Marine Corps? News Link  •  Military
Are These The Last Days Of The U.S. Marine Corps?
08-11-2013  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
Are the current personnel cuts the beginning of the end for the U.S. Marines? Could these actually be the last days of the U.S. Marine Corps? A decade ago, such a notion would have been absolutely unthinkable, but times have changed. The Marine Co  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Chris Menke
What You Need to Know About the Reversal of the Sun’s Magnetic Field News Link  •  Solar Flares
What You Need to Know About the Reversal of the Sun’s Magnetic Field
08-11-2013  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
... Hoeksena said: “It looks like we’re no more than three to four months away from a complete field reversal. This change will have ripple effects throughout the solar system.” NASA officials have discovered that “Earth orbits the sun, dipping i  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Chris Menke
Loophole: People are being told to use News Link  •  Immigration
Loophole: People are being told to use "key words" to cross border
08-11-2013  •  FOX News 
Immigrants are taught to use "key words and phrases" to be allowed to enter and stay in the country. Just Monday, Border Patrol agents say 200 people came through the Otay Crossing claiming a quote: "credible fear" of the drug cartels.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Obama Spurns NSA Spying Reform Feature Article  •  Police State
Obama Spurns NSA Spying Reform
Stephen Lendman
   police state
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NSA Spying: Worse Than You Think Feature Article  •  Police State
NSA Spying: Worse Than You Think
Stephen Lendman
   police state
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The Perpetrators of the Coup Against Obama Reference Link  •  Military Industrial Complex
The Perpetrators of the Coup Against Obama
www.thecommonsenseshow.com 
   The Obama administration is in very deep trouble. Obama faces multiple scandals and now he has acquired some very powerful enemies who are joining forces to get him removed from power. These sources are revealed here..
Entered by: Dave Hodges
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SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News, August 11, 2013 Edition Opinion  •  Humor
SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News
SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News, August 11, 2013 Edition
08-09-2013
John Semmens
   US Backed Syrian Rebels Reportedly Massacre Women and Children Anti-Assad rebels from the Jabhat al-Nusra Front are reported to have carried out a raid on the Syrian town of Tal Abyad near the Turkish border this past week. Rebel troops are said t
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A Military Coup Will Remove Obama Reference Link  •  Military Industrial Complex
A Military Coup Will Remove Obama
www.thecommonsenseshow.com 
   A military coup failed last fall, but there are surely more to come and the next one could involve the heart of the military industrial complex
Entered by: Dave Hodges
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Another e-mail service shuts down over government spying concerns News Link  •  Internet
Another e-mail service shuts down over government spying concerns
08-09-2013  •  Timothy B. Lee, Washington Post 
Silent Circle, a prominent supplier of secure communications services has decided to shutter its e-mail service to avoid having to turn over confidential customer information to the government. The move comes hours after another e-mail service provid  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Leon Felkins
Jim Hightower: The border-industrial complex News Link  •  Military Industrial Complex
Jim Hightower: The border-industrial complex
08-09-2013  •  Jim Hightower 
These corporate predators are deploying an army of lobbyists to Congress to target what they see as a booming market. "Border security!" is their battle cry. These profiteers have already stuffed the Senate's immigration bill with $46 billion for mor  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Leon Felkins
New Bank Investigations: Real Action, or More of the Same? - By Matt Taibbi
 

News Link  •  MEDIA BLOG REFERENCES
New Bank Investigations: Real Action, or More of the Same? - By Matt Taibbi
0-8-09-2013  •  http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblo 
But to me, these investigations will be meaningless unless one of two things happens, once they reach the inevitable stage of concluding painstakingly-crafted settlements with the inevitable teams of high-priced lawyers for the offending firms: 1)   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Mike Brosnahan
The Courage of Bradley Manning Will Inspire Others To Seize Their Moment of Truth News Link  •  Whistleblowers
The Courage of Bradley Manning Will Inspire Others To Seize Their Moment of Truth
08-09-2013  •  www.antiwar.com 
The critical moment in the political trial of the century was on 28 February when Bradley Manning stood and explained why he had risked his life to leak tens of thousands of official files.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Donna Hancock
Exclusive: IRS manual detailed DEA's use of hidden intel evidence News Link  •  Privacy Rights
Exclusive: IRS manual detailed DEA's use of hidden intel evidence
08-09-2013  •  Reuters 
Details of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program that feeds tips to federal agents and then instructs them to alter the investigative trail were published in a manual used by agents of the Internal Revenue Service for two years.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Donna Hancock
What It Means to Be an NSA 'Target' News Link  •  Surveillance
What It Means to Be an NSA 'Target'
08-09-2013  •  Gizmodo 
An important New York Times investigation reporting the NSA "is searching the contents of vast amounts of Americans’ e-mail and texting" coupled with leaked documents published by the Guardian, demonstrates government is lying under oath to us.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
The fall of the daily paper: Mainstream media loses readers, ad revenues as internet takes over 
News Link  •  Media: Internet
The fall of the daily paper: Mainstream media loses readers, ad revenues as internet takes over
08-09-2013  •  naturalnews.com 
The decline and fall of traditional mainstream daily newspapers and monthly magazines is continuing unabated, as demonstrated by a spate of bad news that has recently beset some of the biggest names in the industry.   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
Another Secure Email Service, Silent Circle, Is Shutting Down News Link  •  Internet
Another Secure Email Service, Silent Circle, Is Shutting Down
08-09-2013  •  Gizmodo 
Silent Circle's CEO Michael Janke admitted that some of its high-profile users would likely have authorities sniffing around soon. In the meantime, Silent Circle's phone, video and text encryption systems are still up and running.   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
France confirms it will continue ban on GMO corn, despite council ruling

News Link  •  Agriculture
France confirms it will continue ban on GMO corn, despite council ruling
08-09-2013  •  naturalnews.com 
It has been confirmed that France will extend its moratorium on the cultivation of Monsanto's genetically-modified (GM) MON810 corn within its borders, despite a recent ruling by the French Council ....   Read Full Story
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Dolphins granted personhood by government of India News Link  •  Animals and Pets
Dolphins granted personhood by government of India
08-09-2013  •  naturalnews.com 
Dolphins have been granted "non-human personhood" status by the government of India, making India the first nation in the world to recognize the unique intelligence and self-awareness of the cetacean order (a class of aquatic mammals).   Read Full Story
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9 Cities In America Running Out Of Water News Link  •  Environment
9 Cities In America Running Out Of Water
08-09-2013  •  govtslaves.info 
Water is one of our most precious and neglected natural resources. Without an abundant water supply life as we know would not exist.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Robert Lee
Government Can Now Control Your iPhone News Link  •  Internet
Government Can Now Control Your iPhone
08-09-2013  •  govtslaves.info 
Police forces around the world have had the problem that when their officers get a bit carried away and start pepper spraying tied captives there is someone on hand filming the event on their mobile phones.  Read Full Story
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Guy rewrites his own terms on credit card application, 0% forever and no limit, bank OKs the deal! News Link  •  Economy - International
Guy rewrites his own terms on credit card application, 0% forever and no limit, bank OKs the deal!
08-09-2013  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
Of course the bank got sore 2 years later and tried to sue the credit card holder. It failed. The credit card company should have read the terms of the contract I guess.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Chris Menke
During The Best Period Of Economic Growth In U.S. History There Was No Income Tax And No Fed News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
During The Best Period Of Economic Growth In U.S. History There Was No Income Tax And No Fed
08-09-2013  •  http://chrisinmaryville.net/ 
How would America ever survive without the central planners in the Obama administration and at the Federal Reserve? What in the world would we do if there was no income tax and no IRS? Could the U.S. economy possibly keep from collapsing under such  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Chris Menke
Thou Shalt Not Praise His Name: Rep. Lewis Praises Snowden . . . Then Quickly Retracts Praise News Link  •  Whistleblowers
Thou Shalt Not Praise His Name: Rep. Lewis Praises Snowden . . . Then Quickly Retracts Praise
08-09-2013  •  Jonathan Turley 
The degree of pressure on politicians from the White House and Democratic leadership in the Snowden controversy was in full and embarrassing view when Rep. John Lewis was back from an interview he gave to the Guardian praising Snowden.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Dylan Ratigan (rightfully) loses it on air News Link  •  Economy - Economics USA
Dylan Ratigan (rightfully) loses it on air
08-09-2013  •  youtube 
DYLAN'S LAST SHOW on MSNBC will be on Friday June 22, 2012 at 4PM! Dylan says his next move will be to put what he's been preaching into action; "to show rather than to tell" in his words. I don't know what form this will take, but in the meantime yo  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Shipwreck Throws Man, Wife and Dog Into Sea . . . Man Rescues Dog And Then Wife News Link  •  Animals and Pets
Shipwreck Throws Man, Wife and Dog Into Sea . . . Man Rescues Dog And Then Wife
08-09-2013  •  Jonathan Turley 
The only thing more surprising that the survival of Graham and Sheryl Anley in their shipwreck this week in South Africa is the survival of their marriage.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Obama's abuse of the Espionage Act is modern-day McCarthyism News Link  •  Whistleblowers
Obama's abuse of the Espionage Act is modern-day McCarthyism
08-09-2013  •  The Guardian 
The conviction of Bradley Manning under the 1917 Espionage Act, and the US Justice Department's decision to file espionage charges against NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden under the same act, are yet further examples of Obama's  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Federal judge: Bitcoin, “a currency,” can be regulated under American law News Link  •  Bitcoin
Federal judge: Bitcoin, “a currency,” can be regulated under American law
08-09-2013  •  ars technica 
The case revolves around Bitcoin Savings and Trust, a virtual Bitcoin-based hedge fund suspected of being a scam. BTCST shut down in August 2012, and the Securities and Exchange Commission formally charged founder Trendon Shavers  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Restoring Trust in Government and the Internet News Link  •  Internet
Restoring Trust in Government and the Internet
08-08-2013  • 
Responding to allegations the video-chat service Skype -- owned by Microsoft -- was changing its protocols to make it possible for the government to eavesdrop on users, Corporate Vice President Mark Gillett denied it. Turns out that wasn't quite true  Read Full Story
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Voluntaryism Revisited News Link  •  Economics: Agorism
Voluntaryism Revisited
08-08-2013  •  by Wendy McElroy 
"As Voluntaryists, we reject the Libertarian Party on the same level and for the same reason we reject any other political party..."  Read Full Story
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Snowden’s Email Provider Shuts Down News Link  •  Internet
Snowden’s Email Provider Shuts Down
08-08-2013  •  Lew Rockwell blog 
I wish that I could legally share with you the events that led to my decision. I cannot. I feel you deserve to know what’s going on"the first amendment is supposed to guarantee me the freedom to speak out in situations like this. Unfortunately,  Read Full Story
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One In 25 Americans Was Arrested In 2011 News Link  •  Criminal Justice System
One In 25 Americans Was Arrested In 2011
08-08-2013  •  by Radley Balko (Huffington Post) 
According to the FBI, in 2011 there were 3991.1 arrests for every 100,000 people living in America. That means over the course of a single year, one in 25 Americans was arrested.   Read Full Story
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TSA's VIPR could be screening you without you knowing it News Link  •  Transportation
TSA's VIPR could be screening you without you knowing it
08-08-2013  •  Lew Rockwell blog 
[4409 at 1:25] They are a special brand of the TSA, called "VIPR." It stands for "Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response." VIPR has been around since 2005, and they are meant to boost security by being a deterrent, and detecting security risk  Read Full Story
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SURPRISE! IRS ASSAULT ON CHURCHES STARTED WITH HOLDER Opinion  •  Religion: Believers
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SURPRISE! IRS ASSAULT ON CHURCHES STARTED WITH HOLDER
08-08-2013
Greg J. Dixon
   The seeds of the IRS targeting of conservative groups were planted by Eric Holder in 2001 when he convinced incoming Attorney General John Ashcroft to seize the building of a conservative megachurch ...
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This Guy Turned A Dumpster Into His Dream Brooklyn Getaway News Link  •  Housing
This Guy Turned A Dumpster Into His Dream Brooklyn Getaway
08-08-2013  •  http://www.businessinsider.com, Mandi Woodruff 
Making the most out of a minuscule living space is something of a rite of passage in New York City.   Read Full Story
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Retired NASA Director Says We Could Totally Build An 'Elysium-Style' Space Station News Link  •  Space Travel and Exploration
Retired NASA Director Says We Could Totally Build An 'Elysium-Style' Space Station
08-08-2013  •  http://www.businessinsider.com, Miriam Kramer 
In the new movie "Elysium," Earth is beyond repair, and the rich and powerful have decided to leave it behind.   Read Full Story
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Egypt Cannot Possibly Use All Of Its US-Made Tanks 'Short Of An Alien Invasion' News Link  •  Egypt
Egypt Cannot Possibly Use All Of Its US-Made Tanks 'Short Of An Alien Invasion'
08-08-2013  •  http://www.businessinsider.com, Michael Kelley 
The real reason why America sends so much military equipment to Egypt may have more to do with American industry than geopolitical demand.  Read Full Story
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