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Date Sent: 2013-10-28
Freedom's Phoenix AM Edition for Monday, October 28, 2013
 
A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue

Feds Told GM To Drop Pontiac Or No Bailout, Ex-GM Exec Says -- Good Offenses Make good Neighbors - by L.Neil Smith -- Tennessee Judge Who Renamed Child Now Facing Judicial Misconduct Charges -- The Fed Can Only Fail -- Locked and Loaded at Newman Elementary -- The Private Prisons Profit on Youth -- Nobody Should Shed a Tear for JP Morgan Chase - by Matt Taibbi -- Top 5 Conspiracy Theories That Are True! -- Tom Watson Hates Libertarians More than He Hates the NSA -- Israel Avoids Human Rights Scrutiny

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A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue News Link  •  TAXES: State
A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue
10-27-2013  •  Los Angeles Times 
The devices, which track every mile a motorist drives and transmit that information to bureaucrats, are at the center of a controversial attempt in Washington and state planning offices to overhaul the funding America's major roads.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Feds Told GM To Drop Pontiac Or No Bailout, Ex-GM Exec Says News Link  •  Crony Capitalism
Feds Told GM To Drop Pontiac Or No Bailout, Ex-GM Exec Says
10-27-2013  • 
If true, it's a big revelation of the scope of power that the government held over GM during the worst days of the recession. Power and threats like that are often spoken of, though rarely in such explicit terms. Even still, there's not much of an ex  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Good Offenses Make good Neighbors News Link  •  Education: Government Schools
Good Offenses Make good Neighbors
10-27-2013  •  by L. Neil Smith (The Libertarian Enterprise) 
Elementary and high school principals, deans and student committees in what we jokingly call higher education issued uncountable "thou shalt nots" of what kinds of costumes are "appropriate" and what are not. That's why I call them "Notsies".  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Too Great Expectations News Link  •  Justice and Judges
Too Great Expectations
10-27-2013  •  Jonathan Turley 
In State v. Terrence Miller, 4 state supreme court justices"over a lone dissent"affirmed the conviction of a man indicted on drug charges who met his lawyer for the first time for a few minutes in a stairwell at the courthouse on the morning of trial  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Tennessee Judge Who Renamed Child Now Facing Judicial Misconduct Charges News Link  •  Justice and Judges
Tennessee Judge Who Renamed Child Now Facing Judicial Misconduct Charges
10-27-2013  •  Jonathan Turley 
Judge Ballew tried to explain her reasoning. The reporter asked her what if the child had been named Jesus, a popular name in the Spanish speaking community. The judge stammered, finally declaring that to be irrelevant.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
The Fed Can Only Fail News Link  •  Federal Reserve
The Fed Can Only Fail
10-27-2013  • 
The basic predicament we are in is that the current crop of leaders in the halls of monetary and political power does not appear to understand the dimensions of our situation. The mind-boggling part about all this is that it's not all that hard to gr  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Locked and Loaded at Newman Elementary News Link  •  Education: Government Schools
Locked and Loaded at Newman Elementary
10-27-2013  •  Simple Justice 
Police policy was not followed leading up to a school assembly where a student pulled the trigger of an assault rifle mounted on a police motorcycle and three children were injured by bullet fragments, authorities said.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
The Private Prisons Profit on Youth News Link  •  Criminal Justice System
The Private Prisons Profit on Youth
10-27-2013  •  Jonathan Turley 
In 2008 we saw the opening of a scandal in Pennsylvania where juvenile court judges were sentencing youths to prison for minor offenses because they had received money from sources in the private prison industry. Two judges were convicted  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Nobody Should Shed a Tear for JP Morgan Chase

By Matt Taibbi


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Nobody Should Shed a Tear for JP Morgan Chase By Matt Taibbi
10-27-2013  •  http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblo 
A lot of people all over the world are having opinions now about the ostensibly gigantic $13 billion settlement Jamie Dimon and JP Morgan Chase have entered into with the government. The general consensus from most observers in the finance sector   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Mike Brosnahan
Top 5 Conspiracy Theories That Are True! News Link  •  MEDIA NEWS REFERENCES
Top 5 Conspiracy Theories That Are True!
10-27-2013  •  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gd1MgToetNM 
Abby Martin speaks with BTS producer Manuel Rapalo about a few of the most shocking US government conspiracies that turned out to be true.   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Mike Brosnahan
Tom Watson Hates Libertarians More than He Hates the NSA News Link  •  Privacy Rights
Tom Watson Hates Libertarians More than He Hates the NSA
10-27-2013  •  Free Press Publications 
On October 26, 2001 George W. Bush signed into law the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001, also called the Patriot Act. The legislation (H.R. 3162) was introduced   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Darryl W. Perry
Israel Avoids Human Rights Scrutiny Feature Article  •  Israel
Israel Avoids Human Rights Scrutiny
Stephen Lendman
   Israel
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Consumers Abandoning Healthcare.gov Opinion  •  Healthcare
Consumers Abandoning Healthcare.gov
October 28, 2013
Stephen Lendman
   healthcare
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The EPA Controls All Water, Food Production and Property Rights Reference Link  •  Environment
The EPA Controls All Water, Food Production and Property Rights
www.thecommonsenseshow.com 
   The EPA controls all water, food production and determines personal property rights. The EPA and the globalists, like T. Boone Pickens, are also acquiring all water so they can charge what they want. Read more here...
Entered by: Dave Hodges
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SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News, October 27, 2013 Edition Opinion  •  Humor
SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News
SEMI-NEWS: A Satire of Recent News, October 27, 2013 Edition
10-25-2013
John Semmens
   GOP Healthcare Bill Denounced Senator Ron Johnson's (R-Wisc) proposed legislation, the “If You Like Your Health Plan, You Can Keep It Act,” was immediately denounced by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev) as “out of line.” “This bill woul
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Your Life Literally Depends on Taking Your Money Out of Your Bank Reference Link  •  Bank of International Settlements
Your Life Literally Depends on Taking Your Money Out of Your Bank
www.thecommonsenseshow.com 
   Soon, you will be standing in line at your bank, only to discover your $$$ is gone. Your frig will be empty, your cupboards bare and your gas tank empty. In two weeks you and your family will be dead.
Entered by: Dave Hodges
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They Are Coming for Our Water Reference Link  •  WAR: About that War
They Are Coming for Our Water
www.thecommonsenseshow.com 
   What happens when government begins to sell off its infrastructure to pay down their staggering debts? What happens to the people? The short answer is that there is hell to pay.
Entered by: Dave Hodges
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Woman Endures Strip Search & Jail Time For Overdue Ticket News Link  •  Criminal Justice System
Woman Endures Strip Search & Jail Time For Overdue Ticket
10-25-2013  •  CBS News 
A North Texas woman was handcuffed, stripped down and booked into jail " all because of an overdue traffic ticket. It was just a ticket. Sarah Boaz was cited in August after an officer said she ran a stop sign.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Mozilla's Lightbeam tool will expose who is looking over your shoulder on the web News Link  •  Internet
Mozilla's Lightbeam tool will expose who is looking over your shoulder on the web
10-25-2013  •  The Independent 
Just who is looking over your shoulder when you browse the Internet? Tomorrow, web users will be given a new tool to shine a light on the commercial organizations which track your every movement online.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Feds confiscate investigative reporter’s confidential files during raid News Link  •  Homeland Security
Feds confiscate investigative reporter’s confidential files during raid
10-25-2013  •  The Daily Caller 
A veteran Washington D.C. investigative journalist says Homeland Security confiscated her confidential files during a raid of her home leading her to fear a number of her sources inside the federal government have been exposed.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Census Bureau: Means-Tested Gov't Benefit Recipients Outnumber Full-Time Year-Round Workers News Link  •  Welfare: Social
Census Bureau: Means-Tested Gov't Benefit Recipients Outnumber Full-Time Year-Round Workers
10-25-2013  •  CNS News 
Americans who were recipients of means-tested government benefits in 2011 outnumbered year-round full-time workers, according to data released this month by the Census Bureau.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Breaking: Obama Readies Military for Domestic Gun Confiscation News Link  •  Gun Rights
Breaking: Obama Readies Military for Domestic Gun Confiscation
10-25-2013  •  Prison Planet 
Alex Jones highlights three instances and numerous articles in the last year and a half where soldiers have contacted his radio show to warn of the Army’s litmus tests, which gauge whether they will fire on American citizens or engage in gun confisca  Read Full Story
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The Growing Rift With Saudi Arabia Threatens To Severely Damage The Petrodollar News Link  •  Currencies
The Growing Rift With Saudi Arabia Threatens To Severely Damage The Petrodollar
10-25-2013  •  theeconomiccollapseblog.com 
The number one American export is U.S. dollars.   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
Locked Up In America News Link  •  Government Waste
Locked Up In America
10-25-2013  •  Prison Planet 
Greetings from the country that holds 1/4 of the worlds prisoners.  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
BRICS Countries Build New Internet to Avoid NSA Spying News Link  •  Internet
BRICS Countries Build New Internet to Avoid NSA Spying
10-25-2013  •  Prison Planet 
Fiber optic undersea cable bypassing U.S. to be completed by 2015  Read Full Story
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Netanyahu Warns Kerry Against Iran Deal
 News Link  •  Israel
Netanyahu Warns Kerry Against Iran Deal
10-25-2013  •  antiwar.com 
Kerry Seeks to Placate Israeli Concerns  Read Full Story
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Inspectors: Syria Chemical Disarmament Deadline Will Be Met
 News Link  •  Syria
Inspectors: Syria Chemical Disarmament Deadline Will Be Met
10-25-2013  •  antiwar.com 
By Nov 1 Syria Won't Be Able to Make Chemical Arms  Read Full Story
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Ten Explosive U.S. Government Secrets about Israel News Link  •  Israel
Ten Explosive U.S. Government Secrets about Israel
10-25-2013  •  http://www.irmep.org/ten.htm 
Absent greater transparency, Americans should assume the worst  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Freedomsphoenix Readerfour
Does Obama Have the Courage to Pursue Peace with Iran? News Link  •  Iran
Does Obama Have the Courage to Pursue Peace with Iran?
10-25-2013  •  fff.org/explore-freedom 
Settling the nuclear controversy with Iran peacefully will require courage on President Obama’s part. Does he have what it will take to resist those who prefer war?  Read Full Story
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Seattle uses eminent domain to turn a parking lot into a parking lot News Link  •  Eminent Domain
Seattle uses eminent domain to turn a parking lot into a parking lot
10-25-2013  •  watchdog.org 
Seattle’s city council voted unanimously Monday to use eminent domain to take private property.  Read Full Story
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Why the Snowden Leaks Will Have a Bigger Impact Than WikiLeaks News Link  •  Foreign Policy
Why the Snowden Leaks Will Have a Bigger Impact Than WikiLeaks
10-25-2013  •  slate.com 
Former State Department Spokesman P.J. Crowley, who knows a thing or two about the political impact of WikiLeaks, tweeted the following last night:  Read Full Story
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Snowden rebuts Feinstein’s statement that NSA spying “is not surveillance” News Link  •  Surveillance
Snowden rebuts Feinstein’s statement that NSA spying “is not surveillance”
10-24-2013  •  ars technica 
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden went into a relatively long silent period after being charged with espionage and fleeing to Russia. But it seems that he is becoming more comfortable about speaking out.   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Not the quiet car! Ex-NSA chief spills secrets while riding Amtrak? News Link  •  Homeland Security
Not the quiet car! Ex-NSA chief spills secrets while riding Amtrak?
10-24-2013  •  Yahoo! News blog 
Tom Matzzie, former Washington director of MoveOn.org sat near retired Gen. Michael Hayden. Matzzie's tweets suggest Hayden took calls from reporters digging into the ongoing NSA spy scandal and CIA secret prisons overseas.  Read Full Story
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US official handed over 35 foreign leaders’ phone numbers to NSA News Link  •  Surveillance
US official handed over 35 foreign leaders’ phone numbers to NSA
10-24-2013  •  The Guardian 
The National Security Agency monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after being given the numbers by an official in another US agency, according to a classified document provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden.  Read Full Story
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A “Fearful” Police Mindset Leads to a Dead Child News Link  •  Gun Rights
A “Fearful” Police Mindset Leads to a Dead Child
10-24-2013  •  by William N. Grigg (Lew Rockwell blog) 
The youngster, who was about 20 to 30 feet away from the officers, turned around to face the deputies " and was immediately shot. The entire encounter " from the time the deputies called for backup, to the fatal shooting " to just a few seconds.  Read Full Story
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California To Start Electronic License Plate Pilot Program News Link  •  TAXES: State
California To Start Electronic License Plate Pilot Program
10-24-2013  •  The Newspaper 
The electronic plate uses a wireless communications link to the Department of Motor Vehicles to confirm a valid registration. If the database says a car's registration is in order, the device will show the license plate number. If not, it will displa  Read Full Story
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Reported by: Powell Gammill
Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats News Link  •  Military
Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats
10-24-2013  •  New York Post 
Thanks to a plan by President Obama to create a “unisex” look for the Corps, officials are swapping out the Marines’ iconic caps " known as “covers” " with a new version that some have derided as so “girly” that they would make the French blush.  Read Full Story
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Insurance cancellation notices are snowballing News Link  •  Healthcare
Insurance cancellation notices are snowballing
10-24-2013  • 
Health plans are sending hundreds of thousands of cancellation letters to people who buy their own coverage, frustrating some consumers who want to keep what they have and forcing others to buy more costly policies. …  Read Full Story
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Barneys busted student for ‘shopping while black’ News Link  •  Racism
Barneys busted student for ‘shopping while black’
10-24-2013  •  New York Post 
But as soon as he exited the luxury department store, undercover officers grabbed Christian and asked “how a young black man such as himself could afford to purchase such an expensive belt,” according to the suit, filed Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme C  Read Full Story
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Only Money News Link  •  MEDIA BLOG REFERENCES
Only Money"Deloitte Pays Another Fine And Then Moves On
10-24-2013  •  http://retheauditors.com/2013/10/23/only-money%e2% 
For Deloitte, the song goes like this: Do the crime, pay the fine, the firm does no time, survive and thrive. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board censured Deloitte & Touche LLP yesterday and imposed a $2 million civil penalty against the   Read Full Story
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Reported by: Mike Brosnahan
Are Americans Ready To Accept A Police State? Opinion  •  Police State
Food For Thought
Are Americans Ready To Accept A Police State?
10-24-2013
Chuck Baldwin
   Are there truly enough people left in this country who even understand what a police state is, and if they do, would they really support it?
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Here We Go: SocGen Warns There Is News Link  •  Federal Reserve
Here We Go: SocGen Warns There Is "Possibility" Fed May Increase QE Next Week
10-24-2013  •  zerohedge.com 
And so, one by one, the crazy pills theories start rolling out.  Read Full Story
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Agenda 21: EPA Redefining ‘Water’ in Unprecedented Power Grab - Judge Nap Discusses News Link  •  Government
Agenda 21: EPA Redefining ‘Water’ in Unprecedented Power Grab - Judge Nap Discusses
10-24-2013  •  http://www.dailypaul.com, Veritas Aequitas 
EPA Want To Control All Water Even Puddles In Your Yard & If You Violate Their Regulation Could Be Fine $37,500 A Day.  Read Full Story
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Obamacare Side Effect News Link  •  Unintended Consequences
Obamacare Side Effect " Doctors Abandon The Health Care Insurance System Altogether
10-24-2013  •  zerohedge.com 
Many medical practitioners have apparently simply had enough.  Read Full Story
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White House Official Response to Texas Secession Petition News Link  •  Secession
White House Official Response to Texas Secession Petition
10-24-2013  •  http://www.dailypaul.com, By Jon Carson 
(Official White House response with complimentary thought bubbles provided free at no extra charge)  Read Full Story
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