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2nd Minn. Prison Camp Escapee Charged - CBS Minnesota

2nd Minn. Prison Camp Escapee Charged - CBS Minnesota | gov and law skinny |
The federal government has charged a convicted con artist with escape for walking away from a minimum-security prison camp in Duluth

Via Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney
Noah Duncan's insight:

I found this enjoyable because the prison must be pretty "low security" to have two 60+ year olds just waltz on out of the camp and hide out for six days.

Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney's curator insight, May 1, 2013 10:09 AM

A 67-year-old convicted con artist has been charged with one count of escape from custody after fleeing a Duluth, MN minimum-security prison camp. He was found with another convicted con artist at a Burnsville motel after six days on the run. 

Tanner Schatzel's comment, May 19, 2013 10:01 AM
I find it hard to believe that people can just escape prison with all of the the technology that we have today. It should be a lot harder to escape from prison. He is old also which means he should not be as strong and cunning as people half his age.
Tanner Schatzel's comment, May 19, 2013 10:01 AM
I find it hard to believe that people can just escape prison with all of the the technology that we have today. It should be a lot harder to escape from prison. He is old also which means he should not be as strong and cunning as people half his age.
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FBI: Minnesota raid disrupts planned terror attack

FBI: Minnesota raid disrupts planned terror attack | gov and law skinny |
FBI officials said Monday that they foiled a terrorism attack that was being planned in a small western Minnesota town.

Via Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney
Noah Duncan's insight:

This really goes to show how even in a small town in Minnesota there can be "terrorist" plots right next door.  Privacy compromisation is okay if the government may stop things like this.


Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney's curator insight, May 7, 2013 3:38 PM

A 24-year-old Montevideo, MN man was arrested on Friday and has been charged with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm after the FBI foiled a terrorist attack planned in a small town in western Minnesota. According to a court affidavit, authorities searched a mobile home connected to the man and found a variety of explosives. 

Tanner Schatzel's comment, May 19, 2013 10:05 AM
I think that it is amazing that there are terror plots even in little towns. You would think that you could find them in the big cities but you would not think to find them in small towns. It is good that they found it before it actually happened. This raid could have saved many lives.
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6 U.S. Cities That Criminalize Homelessness

6 U.S. Cities That Criminalize Homelessness | gov and law skinny |
Cities across the country have decided to tackle the problem of homelessness in the worst way possible... by turning homeless people into criminals.
Noah Duncan's insight:

This is one of the most stupid things that I have ever heard.  How can you criminalize being homeless or being poor? That's like saying not being as successful as someone else makes you deserve to be treated as a criminal.

Tanner Schatzel's comment, May 12, 2013 8:52 AM
I do not think that people should be criminalized just beacuse they are homeless. It is different if they do not try to get a job and just take the governments money. But it still should not be a criminal act.
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Casey Anthony files for bankruptcy in Florida; claims $1,100 in assets, $792,000 in liabilities

Casey Anthony files for bankruptcy in Florida; claims $1,100 in assets, $792,000 in liabilities | gov and law skinny |

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Casey Anthony has filed for bankruptcy in Florida, claiming about $1,100 in assets and $792,000 in liabilities.


Court records show that Anthony, who was acquitted of killing her two-year-old daughter in 2011, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Friday in federal court in Tampa.


Her listed debts include $500,000 for attorney fees and costs for her criminal defense lawyer during the trial, Jose Baez; $145,660 for the Orange County Sheriff's office for a judgment covering investigative fees and costs; $68,540 to the Internal Revenue Service for taxes, interest and penalties; and $61,505 to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for court costs.


The filing lists her as unemployed...


(click pic to continue reading)

Via Billy Corben
Noah Duncan's insight:

this is one thing that I don't like about the United States court system.  She deserved a sentence and a conviction.  But court fees and attorney fees should not cost so much.  The staggering costs create a harder environment for us to fight for our rights.

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Biden: 'The President Is Already Lining Up Some Additional Executive Actions' for Guns

Biden: 'The President Is Already Lining Up Some Additional Executive Actions' for Guns | gov and law skinny |
Joe Biden says the president of the United States is preparing to take 'executive actions' to deal with guns.  BuzzFeed reports: Vice President Biden told White House allies in the gun control fight Thursday that President Obama will be announcing...

Via littlebytesnews
Noah Duncan's insight:

I dont feel that Obama is overstepping his bounds here.  They will do what is best and arent hurting anyone by interfering.

Andrew Lawrence's curator insight, April 25, 2013 8:21 AM

Well, well, well. Looky here. Yet another heated topic about gun control. While I understand that many people don't want any of their gun rights taken away or violated, think about if the situation was the complete opposite. Imagine if all of these shootings still happened but the president just waved them off as a fluke. He didn't even lift a finger to try and stop it. No changes. Just a slap on the wrist and "Off you go, Shooter!" with a smile and a football-esque butt slap. No! If anything, we should be happy that our president, although maybe to the extreme, is trying to bring about change after tragedies.

littlebytesnews's comment, April 26, 2013 2:37 AM
We don't need more gun control laws! You can pass a million new laws but criminals will always break them! @Andrew Lawrence and Noah Duncan and in the US we have a right to bear arms that shall not be infringed....and what they are trying to do is control and regulate what law abiding gun owners do. None of their new laws and legislation would have prevented the Newtown shooting nor any other shooting because criminals don't get background checks, etc...they steal their guns or buy them on the black market. More laws won't stop criminals it just makes it harder for law abiding citizens to obtain the protection they need to defend themselves.
littlebytesnews's comment, April 26, 2013 2:38 AM
What Obama is doing is exploiting families who have suffered in tragedy and trying to push his agenda on gun control by appealing to people's emotions rather than common sense!
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Arizona Lawmakers Advance Bill Making Gold and Silver Legal Tender -

Arizona Lawmakers Advance Bill Making Gold and Silver Legal Tender - | gov and law skinny |

Concerned about the out-of-control Federal Reserve System and the increasingly unstable fiat dollar managed by the privately owned central bank, lawmakers in Arizona are following in Utah’s footsteps to come up with a potential alternative that protects citizens. Legislation to treat gold and silver as legal tender already sailed through the state Senate in late February, and last week, the Arizona House Financial Institutions Committee voted 4 to 2 to advance the bill as well. Activists are now working hard to keep it moving along.


If the legislation (S.B. 1439) passes through the full state House of Representatives and is signed into law by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, gold and silver coins would become legal tender within Arizona. That means, among other important changes, that the precious metals would be treated just like debt-based Federal Reserve notes for taxation and regulation purposes. However, unlike fiat dollars, nobody would be forced to accept gold or silver currency.


The bill, which has found strong support among ...

Via Hal
Noah Duncan's insight:

This would be a very stupid bill to pass for one state only.  There is a reason that every single state has the same currency.  There's no reason to change it only for one state. 

Hal's curator insight, March 27, 2013 10:58 AM

Some states get it.

Tanner Schatzel's comment, April 20, 2013 10:58 PM
I think that this is a good idea, it gives people another way to pay for things. You would not just have to have money to pay for things. Since we base our monetary system off of precious metals anyway, why not limit the middle men and let the people get paid directly in gold and silver. Since gold and silver keep going up in price I would accept them because it would be worth more someday anyways.
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Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics: U.S. House Passes Bill to Protect Wild Horses

Michael Markarian: Animals & Politics: U.S. House Passes Bill to Protect Wild Horses | gov and law skinny |

"The U.S. House of Representatives late yesterday, by unanimous voice vote, passed H.R. 306, the Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act, introduced by Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C. This legislation, strongly supported by HSLF and other animal protection groups, will ensure the protection, preservation and responsible management of a small herd of wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs roaming freely on the northernmost Outer Banks of Currituck County, North Carolina."  Read more.

Via Susie Blackmon
Noah Duncan's insight:

I like how congress still shows some environmental consideration.  These types of bills are worth people's time and our tax money.

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Opponents of Islamic ideology face election ban

A considerable number of former members of the parliament, senior politicians and lawyers etc, who openly negate and oppose the Islamic ideology of Pakistan, are vulnerable to be declared unfit to contest the upcoming polls. It is not only the article 62 of the constitution but the nomination paper of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that bounds every aspirant of the parliament and provincial assemblies to respect, protect and preserve the Islamic ideology. The constitution and the nomination paper make it clear that the Islamic ideology has been the very basis for the creation of Pakistan. According to article 62(g) a person is not qualified to become member of the parliament/provincial assembly if “he has not, after the establishment of Pakistan, worked against the integrity of the country or opposed the ideology of Pakistan”.

Via @PakistanWeekly
Noah Duncan's insight:

This election could potentionally stir up a lot of conflict and opposing views and will be interesting to watch.

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Commentary: Cyberwar and the Private Sector | The National Interest

Commentary: Cyberwar and the Private Sector | The National Interest | gov and law skinny |
() During a recent off-the-record meeting, a senior government official warned that cyber attacks on United States in 2013 will be worse than they were in 2012, a year during which they reached a peak.

Via Red-DragonRising
Noah Duncan's insight:

This artical has led me to believe, along with many other articals that Congress needs to pass legislation and fit into the budget accomodations for cyber-attack defense.  I don't think that the government treats cyber space as as much of a battle ground as it has the potential to be.  It has the power to destroy our country's infrastructure.

Tanner Schatzel's curator insight, March 21, 2013 1:53 AM

I believe with Noah saying that the government needs to spend more money protecting against a cyber attack. It will be the thing of the future. Pretty much every thing that we do involves a computer so if it gets hacked there is no saying how much we can lose. If the government gets hacked it could be extremly bad. They could get all of our personal information along with the information about the governments secret doings.

Eric Olson's comment, March 21, 2013 7:00 PM
I agree with both of you the government needs to spend money on our cyber security because now days it is the center of our money transactions and is very important to homeland security.
Eric Olson's curator insight, April 4, 2013 8:54 AM

This article proves the point that we need to spend more money on our cyber defense. This is because of all the people who know how to hack or attack systems and render them useless.

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Could Obama be the first three-term president since FDR?

Could Obama be the first three-term president since FDR? | gov and law skinny |

A United States congressman has introduced a bill that would repeal the 22nd Amendment, which currently limits the president to serving only two terms as commander-in-chief.

Noah Duncan's insight:

This could make a gigantic difference in how our government is run and how much research people do on a candidate when making their decisions to vote. I like how this proposal isn't biased towards any specific political party and could potentially benefit or act as a detriment to both Republicans and Democrats alike.

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If You Can't Sue The Feds For Spying, Sue Them For Lying About Spying | Techdirt

If You Can't Sue The Feds For Spying, Sue Them For Lying About Spying | Techdirt | gov and law skinny |

There have been numerous attempts by various parties (including, in a few cases, the EFF) to sue the US government concerning various aspects of its warrantless spying on Americans. Pretty much all of these cases end up failing, often for reasons that are suspect. However, it appears that the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is going to try again. As you may recall, back in July, the feds admitted to Senator Wyden that their own analysis discovered that they had violated the 4th Amendment on occasion in carrying out surveillance under the FISA Amendments Act.


In response to this, the EFF filed Freedom of Information Act requests, asking for documents concerning the situation in which such searches were deemed unreasonable under the 4th Amendment. The feds more or less ignored the FOIA request. So the EFF is suing for violations under the FOIA.


Click headline to read more and access the EFF filing--

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
Noah Duncan's insight:

I find it very disturbing how much access the government has to every single one of our personal lives.  Surely it doesn't make much of a difference but it makes me feel that my personal space is violated.

Tanner Schatzel's comment, March 16, 2013 11:38 PM
I dont think that the government should be able to spy unless they have substancial evidence that you are doing something very wrong. If you cant sue the government about that what else can you not sue the government for?
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Clueless Pelosi: 11th, 14th Amendment, “Whatever It Is, I’m With the Constitution”

Clueless Pelosi: 11th, 14th Amendment, “Whatever It Is, I’m With the Constitution” | gov and law skinny |

clueless, pathetic, nimwit

Via #BBBundyBlog #NOMORELIES Tom Woods #Activist Award #Scoopiteer >20,000 Sources >250K Connections
Noah Duncan's insight:

I find it crazy how little the actual government leaders know about politics or government.  It's all who works for them.

Tanner Schatzel's comment, March 9, 2013 10:34 PM
I think that people who speak in the public have a hard job. When they screw up it makes national news. The thing is most people in the United States probably wouldn't have even got it between those 2 amendments. She should know what she is talking about but she didn't
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Project Amendment 28 – Amend the Constitution for Common Sense Gun Ownership

Project Amendment 28 – Amend the Constitution for Common Sense Gun Ownership | gov and law skinny |
Let me be the first to suggest a common sense gun regulation that will include and accommodate all Americans. Every able bodied individual in America should be required to own a gun. In the recent

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)
Noah Duncan's insight:

I believe that these are the people that actually hurt the movement for pro-gun. Why should EVERYONE need a gun? It should be a personal choice and I beleive that it should be closely monitored.

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Civil Rights, Medical Groups Weigh In On HIV Case - CBS Minnesota

Civil Rights, Medical Groups Weigh In On HIV Case - CBS Minnesota | gov and law skinny |
Prosecutors are asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to reinstate the conviction of an HIV-positive man accused of passing the virus to another man, in a case that has drawn attention of medical and civil rights groups who say it violates the...

Via Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney
Noah Duncan's insight:

This is interesting because it plays into whether two people that are knowing and consenting have that right of privacy and intimacy even though it interferes with law.

Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney's curator insight, May 6, 2013 11:44 AM
Oral arguments are scheduled tomorrow in a case where prosecutors are calling upon the Minnesota Supreme Court to reinstate the 2011 first-degree assault conviction of a HIV-positive Minneapolis man who was accused of passing the virus to another person. The conviction was reversed in 2012 by the state Appeals Court on the basis of the statute’s ambiguity. Civil rights and medical groups say that the case violates the defendant’s constitutional rights.
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Russia asked U.S. twice to investigate Tamerlan Tsarnaev, official says

Russia asked U.S. twice to investigate Tamerlan Tsarnaev, official says | gov and law skinny |
By Joe Johns, Barbara Starr, Gloria Borger, and Carol Cratty, CNN Months after the FBI cleared Tamerlan Tsarnaev in its investigation of possible connections to jihadist causes, the Russians approached the CIA as well to look into him, CNN has...

Via Randy L. Dixon Rivera
Noah Duncan's insight:

Although it can't be changed, this makes the bombing that much more dismal.  When another country such as Russia is looking into someone as well for terrorism causes connected to the jihads and we dismiss it, that is a shame.  Someone should have realized that he was a threat.

MsHaeussinger's comment, May 2, 2013 10:47 AM
There are many potential threats to the United States. Do you think we'll be able to keep up with the increasing sequestration?
Eric Olson's curator insight, May 3, 2013 12:33 PM

I thought that he should have been on a high watch list and should have visted him once a year to make sure he wasn't planning anything.

Tanner Schatzel's comment, May 12, 2013 8:50 AM
I think that if this is true that they should have investigated him. But the government gets so many threats everyday and it would be hard to investigate all of them. People think that just because it happens that they should have been investigated.
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Teenager tends war memorial in his village for 12 years... then the council accuses him of criminal damage after he added a pipe to water plants

Teenager tends war memorial in his village for 12 years... then the council accuses him of criminal damage after he added a pipe to water plants | gov and law skinny |

Kurtis Green has tended to the Dersingham memorial since he was sevenHe was questioned by police for two hours after installing the water pipe

For 12 years, Kurtis Green has diligently tended the war memorial in his village, cleaning up rubbish and planting bulbs at its base.

In January, the Queen congratulated the 19-year-old for his hard work revamping the memorial, near her Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.

But officials at Dersingham Parish Council have taken a rather different view and reported him to the police for his unpaid work – which they have labelled criminal damage.

Mr Green, whose grandfather fought in the Second World War, was quizzed for two hours at a police station after he added a pipe to water the flowers without permission.

The volunteer was just seven when he started tending the garden around the memorial opposite his parents’ fish and chip shop. 

He saved up his pocket money to buy gardening tools, and over the past decade he has spent hundreds of hours working on his pride and joy.

When he was 15, he persuaded councillors to spend £20,000 on restoring the area with raised flower beds, new railings, seating and block paving.

Mr Green worked tirelessly to help with the project and won a Young People of the Year award after he was praised by villagers.

His efforts were then recognised by the Queen in a letter after the local Royal British Legion won a prize for having Norfolk’s most improved war memorial.


But Mr Green got into trouble in February when he connected a new water supply so the flower beds could be safely watered.

He and fellow villager John Houston, 65, assumed they were authorised to do the work because the pipes for the water supply had already been placed in the ground as part of the restoration project.

But Dersingham Parish Council complained to the police that they had done the work without its permission and accused them of criminal damage and theft.


Mr Green, who works as a chef at a care home, said: ‘It is just  so pathetic.

‘All we have been trying to do is help the community and we are being treated as if we are criminals.

‘We were accused of causing criminal damage by digging up earth to see if the existing pipe was OK, but we left the area just as we found it.

‘I can’t understand what the theft is supposed to have been.

‘All the soil we dug up was replaced in the ground and the only thing we took away was the dirt under our fingernails.


‘The policewoman was trying to trap us. She kept asking us the same questions in different ways.’

Mr Green started working on the site as a boy because it was full of weeds and rubbish and ‘not in a fit state’ to honour those who had fought for the country.

He said: ‘In those days, it was a complete disgrace. I just decided to do something to help.’

Mr Green, who had been forced by the parish council to take out his own insurance for work on the site, added: ‘The trench we dug was marked with cones and it  was all filled in the same day. We replaced the turf as best we could and put down new grass seed.


‘It actually looked better than when we started. But while we were doing it, a councillor came along and took pictures of us on his mobile phone. The next thing we knew,  we were reported to the police by the council.

‘Loads of people in the village are supportive of us.’

Tony Bubb, a Liberal Democrat district councillor, resigned as chairman of the parish council on Monday, but said his decision had nothing to do with the dispute. 

Parish council clerk Sarah Bristow said she could not comment as the issue was being investigated by  the police, but added: ‘The parish council did not give anyone permission to do anything.’

A spokesman for Norfolk police said: ‘The circumstances are now being considered by the Crown Prosecution Service. Police are aware of Kurtis’s efforts in cleaning up the memorial and we will work with all concerned to try to reach an acceptable resolution.’

Mr Green’s mother, Sandra, 61, said: ‘All he is trying to do is some good. He’s got a heart of gold.’

Dersingham has a population of 4,500. Singer Phil Collins owns a house in the village.

Noah Duncan's insight:

This goes on to show how important it is for a judicial branch in any country to look at cases and offenses on a case to case basis.  This way people are not accused of wrong doing in simple cases like this where the accused did nothing wrong.  I find it terrible that he had to deal with that harrassment when all he was trying to do was something nice.

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President Obama snubs Margaret Thatcher funeral

President Obama snubs Margaret Thatcher funeral | gov and law skinny |
President Obama snubs Margaret Thatcher funeral
US leader won't attend or send senior member of his administration
By TOM NEWTON DUNN, Political Editor
US President Barack Obama will snub Lady Thatcher’s funeral by failing to send a single senior member of his administration, The Sun can reveal.
Ageing former Secretaries of State James Baker, 82, and George Shultz, 92, will lead the US delegation, the White House will announce today.
The slight comes as German leader Angela Merkel also declines the official invite. She will send her foreign minister instead.

But Downing Street is most angered by rejections from Obama, First Lady Michelle and Vice-President Joe Biden.

And none of the four surviving ex-US leaders — Jimmy Carter, George Bush Sr, Bill Clinton and George Bush Jr — is coming either.

The response contrasts with glowing US tributes on the day Lady Thatcher died.

A No 10 source said last night: “We are a little surprised by the White House’s reaction as we were expecting a high-profile attendance.”

The snub came ahead of last night’s Boston marathon bomb outrage.

Via 3MenInABlog
Noah Duncan's insight:

I feel as though there should be at least a couple people. It happened before the bombing so i feel that international relations should be top priority.

Charles Patrick O'Brien's comment, April 17, 2013 1:51 PM
Not a lot to say except maybe they never liked her!
Tanner Schatzel's comment, April 25, 2013 12:15 PM
I think that President Obama should have went to this funeral. She was from a well respected country and she was a great leader. He should have showed his and this countries support at that time. He should have been more comforting to their people.
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Obama's FBI under fire for not keeping tabs on Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev after Russia trip

Obama's FBI under fire for not keeping tabs on Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev after Russia trip | gov and law skinny |
Republican lawmakers blasted the FBI Sunday, accusing the agency of not doing enough to prevent last week’s Boston Marathon bombing that left three dead and nearly 200 wounded.

Via littlebytesnews
Noah Duncan's insight:

I dont think it was anybodys fault. They do their best and people are unpredictable. This was a crisis that was unpreventable

littlebytesnews's curator insight, April 21, 2013 11:39 PM

I agree the FBI failed us..was it because of Obama's new  politically correct FBI training manual and DHS orders to consider Conservative, Christians and Teapartiers and Evangelicals as extremist threats instead of Islamists??


WTH?Obama and INCompetano appoint two devout Islamists to high ranking DHS positions | ;


Instead the Obama admin misleads our intelligence and law enforcement and tells them to look out for Christians, Conservatives and 'right wing extremists': Terrorism analyst: U.S. ignores threat of violent right-wing extremists | The Raw Story ;


Under pressure, the DHS repudiated the report.

Raw Story (


More Obama WH Islam Pandering:

57 Top U.S. Muslim Groups Demanded Government-Wide ‘Islamophobia purge’ in Letter to White House  ; call for cirminal and civil penalties ie:blasphemy laws??


Obama Continues Sacking Generals--To Replace With Islam Appeasers&LGBT?? ;


MUST WATCH:The Muslim Brotherhood and US Policy-A Threat To America ;


They hate us, they hate our way of life, they hate our flag, they hate our Constitution and are not loyal to America. They will not stand for America when the 'political winds shift'. They want to revive the Muslims...and consider us Godless. They are the Godless people, they worship a false prophet, and Allah is not the same God the majority of Christians and Jews and other believers worship. They do not believe Christ is the son of God. They admit they oppose our government and do not support America.


All Americans really need to know about Islam they should have learned from history, starting with the Barbary Coast, but also most recently 9/11 and now the Boston Marathon bombing in America!


You burn our flag, your citizenship should be renounced and you should be arrested and deported!! It is a violation to desecrate the flag of the United States. It's time to enforce our laws and demand respect for our country and find out where all these Islamists loyalties really lie. When will the so called 'moderate, peaceful Muslims' in America and around the world condemn this behavior??


How would they like us burning their Koran?? Oh yeah, they hate it and they will kill you, riot and declare war against you if you burn their 'holy book'. 


Islam is a cult, a fraud. Mohammed was not a prophet, he was a pedophile. It's not Islamophobia to dislike Islam when this is what they teach and preach to their people. It's not just a small minority who thinks this way...Look around the world at all the violence and persecution going on. What group/cult is doing it? Islamists! Jihadists who are at war with non-Muslims, who oppress women, homosexuals, Christians and Jews and will behead you if you burn their Koran or if you are gay or denounce Islam. They are not of Christ, they are of the Devil and they are no better than Nazism. Islam is a political ideology not a religion. "Devout Islamists'' follow the Koran literally and the Hadith, as well as sharia law,all of which oppress non-Muslims and call for death to infidels/non-Muslims.


For example:

In the hadith collections, Muhammad proclaims:
"I have been commanded to wage war against mankind until they testify that there is no god but God and that Muhammad is the Messenger of God; and that they establish prostration prayer, and pay the alms-tax [i.e., convert to Islam]. If they do so, their blood and property are protected. [Emphasis added.][16]"


"This linguistic aspect is crucial to understanding scriptural exegeses regarding violence. Again, it bears repeating that neither Jewish nor Christian scriptures—the Old and New Testaments, respectively—employ such perpetual, open-ended commandments."

see: Islam vs Judaism and Christianity ;



I'm not an expert,but I have become informed and educated and will continue to educate myself rather than keep my head in the sand, but recommend others who live in denial and are afraid of hurting Muslim Islamists feelings should read and learn about this dangerous cult that is spreading worldwide and walking among us.  Here are some resources off the top of my head:


Also see:


Islam vs Judaism and Christianity


War Against Terror On American Streets


Political Correctness lead to FBI failure to capture Nidal Hasan, Boston Bombers and Little Rock, Arkansas terrorists, how many more?? Related:War Against Terror On American Streets


Sorry to say but foreigners like the Boston bombers have ruined any trust most Americans should have in immigration reform of any kind!


We must protect our borders, language and culture or we commit political suicide!


Recent updates:


Boston Marathon suspects Islamic terrorists, not Chechen separatists


Investigative Project on Terrorism: Bombing Suspects Lauded Jihad


Patient hospitalized after Boston bombings speaks out | Fox News Video



Marathon suspect No. 2 rushed to Beth Israel Hospital | Fox News Video



Who is really lying in the gun debate?


Dramatic Video: Neighbor Captures Intense Gunfight Between Police And Bombing Suspect


Sheriff: Immigration Bill Like Super Bowl With No Ticket-Takers Or Security


Second Boston marathon suspect reportedly partied 2 nights after bombing



Terror expert: They are part of a cell

Radicalized on US soil? ;

likely through the Internet and Islamic influence in Chechnya


Older bomber's past shows pattern of growing rage -He was as American as apple pie, a handsome Golden Gloves boxer ..


Uncle:Older bomber 'radicalized' by domestic 'mentors' 'someone who brainwashed him, some new convert to Islam' ...


Moronic Islamic bomber flunked most courses - lib profs kept him--Dzhokhar Tsarnaev


Push for tougher laws against terror | Video ; we need tougher immigration laws;stop immigration of Islamists


Who is Sheikh Feiz Mohammed?


New details on the capture of Dzhokar Tsarnaev


FBI got information from Russian FSB that Tamerlan Tsarnaev was radical Islam follower /yet Obama admin ignored?


Best info officials have rt now is that 2 Boston bombing suspects acted alone,Watertown, Mass., police chief says in interview with @NBCNews


Insanity,but ok to vote w/o ID; Boston Police Dept:Individuals may not carry pepper spray or mace w/o proper license






 Bombing suspect under heavy guard NEW ;

Egypt Muslim Brotherhood 'Regime' rule slowly star...

sounds like NK,while Obama funds the regime


Abductions of #Christian girls in #Egypt escalating under Islamist rule. 500 kidnapped in 2 yrs.#Persecution


Activists: #Syrian regime provides #Hezbollah aerial shield in Qusayr


"Make a bomb in the kitchen of your Mom" It's clear that the Tsarnaevs are jihadist terrorists


Obamacare To Encourage Employers to Hire Immigrants Over Citizens


Chicago Tribune features Hamas-linked CAIR rep Ahmed Rehab worrying abt"backlash"against innocent Muslims Jihad Watch


100 yrs of tax**


start with Obama**


[image] ; Chris Matthews..I don't care....screw the facts


[image] ; Biggest problem in America is not Islamophobia but dead Americans


Dear Eric Holder, Why Expand Gun Control When the Current System Isn't Enforced? ; just like immigration reform


FBI Interviewed Suspect Two Years Ago For Radical Views. (View Here)


“Religion Of Peace”: Islamists Destroy Dozens of WW2 Headstones


Doctors credit Israeli ER expertise in Boston Marathon relief effort


Foreign Policy and Gun Control in Boston

littlebytesnews ; Obama said he will stand with the Muslims...don't rush to judgment;but on guns,Trayvon,etc he'll judge entire group of ppl


[Video] BREAKING: RINO Chris Christie Unveils SWEEPING New Gun Control Measures for NJ


MSNBC's Sage Advice on the Second Amendment


What You Need To Know About Labor Nominee Thomas Perez ’s Secret Deal


Boston bombers followers of Iran’s ayatollah


Axelrod goes silent after Boston Marathon suspects ID’d as Muslim


Obama is going to use executive orders to institute expanded backgrnd checks that the Senate voted down.SIGN petition


Ugh. Obama Lectures US on Diversity Following Arrest of Injured Boston Jihadist Bomber


Message to Gun Owners on Their Victory in the Senate Click to Read:


#WestTX   Knights of Columbus - United in Charity


Wasteful Programs that Make You Want To Pull Your Hair Out |


Simple infographic. CISPA is back, sign the petition now! - Imgur



DRAMATIC VIDEO: Neighbor Captures Intense Police Gunfight With Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev


Boston suspects' background threatens to derail immigration bill


New Black Panther Party: “I Would Love Nothing More Than To Come Home With A Cracker’s Head In My Book Bag!”


Pushing Abortion Was Always a Main Goal of Obamacare


Feds 'investigating possibility that the PC govt's terror-trackers knew about the Boston bombers before the blasts'


Public Safety Exception To Miranda Rights Rule Employed With Tsarnaev | Weasel Zippers


Beware the Internet Sales Tax | Internet Tax


Pic:Newborn babies who died from killer bug at new £400m UK hospital bc neonatal ward failed to wash their hands


NPR Hack Blames “Right-Wing Individuals” For Boston Bombing, Inspired By Hitler’s Birthday…


Will Media Report: Suspected Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Appears to Be Obama Fan


Boston bombs: Obama lulled America into false confidence over terror threat - Telegraph


35 Radical Islamic terror training camps are now openly operating inside the US!!? Where's Incompetano??


Obama on the 2nd amendment gun control failure- ; wahh wahh wahhh


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Obama 261 The Audacity of Hope


[image] ; Obama's can get arrested for hunting/fishing w/o license but not being in country illegally??

littlebytesnews ; A message tweeted to Boston Police by Dzhokhar threatening police before protecting tweets sent 4/19/13 at 7:33am


Obama Admin Lets More Foreign Students Stay in U.S. for Jobs, Raising Competition Concerns ; how many jihadists?


Yet Another Democrat Tries To Assassinate An American President


Boston Bomber Posted Video on 'The Black Flags From Khorasan' ; Al Qaeda and its allies see Khorasan as central 2blfs


Boston Muslim Terrorist Demanded Girlfriend, Cover Up, Convert to Islam - Fro...


Boston jihadi had direct contact with Chechen jihad terrorists


Syrian rebels announce plans to implement Sharia; U.S....


Did FBI miss warning signs of Boston bombing suspect? From @TheLeadCNN >


China's tiny miracle: Three-month-old baby pulled ALIVE from rubble after earthquake killed her mother


(IBD) VA Tries To Deny Vets 2nd Amendment Rights By Declaring Them Incompetent


Sex parties, a gym and a spa: Inside the Saudi prisons where terrorists caught in Saudi Arabia are sent


Shark Attacks Man In Knee Deep Water On Beach


Video: Afghan villages uneasy over NATO withdrawal


U.S. official: It was Russia that asked FBI to look at Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s activities.

2:30pm MT 4/20/13


Bombing suspect, uncle had falling-out with older nephew over his commitment to Islam--does this make his committment to Islam over the US


How Chechnya’s culture of terror came to the streets of Boston--lenient immigration laws&open borders wit... |


Aww, liberals like Chris Matthews will be dissapointed--Boston Bomber Was An Obama Voter


Details of Tsarnaev Brothers’ Lives Emerge;Older brother became "devout Muslim" in past few years,praying...




littlebytesnews's comment, April 23, 2013 10:03 PM
I don't think you took into consideration the FBI training manual being scrubbed of any mention of Islam and linking Muslims to terrorism...political correctness is national suicide and endangering our country and lives
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SpaceX chief appears before House committee

SpaceX chief appears before House committee | gov and law skinny |

The next SpaceX launch site will not only be a place to launch rockets: The company would eventually want a site nearby to build them as well.


Space Exploration Technologies founder and billionaire Elon Musk made the announcement Friday at a hearing before the Texas House of Representatives Appropriations Committee in Austin, where he explained to committee members what SpaceX, as his company is known, is all about.


Musk said the company will continue to build its Falcon 9 rockets in California, but when it begins manufacturing rockets larger than the Falcon 9, they would be built at or near the launch site.


“The logical thing is to build near the launch site,” he said. “That is something that will occur wherever the launch site occurs.”



Via Stratocumulus
Noah Duncan's insight:

I found this extremely interesting.   I had no idea companies like this even existed! 

Tanner Schatzel's comment, April 14, 2013 8:48 AM
I think that it is cool that there will be a new place to launch rockets in the US. I think that it is really cool that the school district said it was good to build it there. Expecially if those kids could go and tour that place how cool would that be.
Stratocumulus's comment, April 15, 2013 5:44 PM
Pretty cool.
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Obama's cousin Odinga says 'respects election ruling'--he won't cause riots and genocide like last time he lost?

Obama's cousin Odinga says 'respects election ruling'--he won't cause riots and genocide like last time he lost? | gov and law skinny |
Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has accepted the ruling of the Supreme Court that his rival Uhuru Kenyatta won the presidential election in a free and fair poll.

Via littlebytesnews
Noah Duncan's insight:

I found this interesting because not only is it Obama's relative, but also it shows the chivalry that is expected in politics.

MsHaeussinger's comment, April 7, 2013 12:57 PM
Chivalry is expected in politics?
Tanner Schatzel's comment, April 7, 2013 10:42 PM
I think that it is nice that he is doing this but shouldn't he any ways. No one should cause riots and genocide. He would not get this much attention but since he is Obama's cousin that is why he gets it.
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5 Mobile Ad Campaigns That Worked

5 Mobile Ad Campaigns That Worked | gov and law skinny |
Although a lot of digital executives say that mobile advertising has yet to live up to its promise, brands like Yamaha, Olympus and Adidas would say otherwise.
Noah Duncan's insight:

I like how this artical shows that campaigning in politics and other types of aspects are all the same in ways that they lure the audience and capture your attention.  They have very similar tactics.

Chelsie DeBus's curator insight, March 10, 2014 3:05 PM

This article talks about the different mobile campaigns that are all around us.  These different campaigners do a lot of different campaigns to catch peoples eye so then they canremember their   campaign.  This article relates to government and law because these campaigns are all around the United States and a lot of different people see campaigns all the time. 

Katie Gilbertson's comment, March 15, 2014 10:15 PM
This was a. Interesting article, especially when they are using the seemingly not popular mobile ads, to get attention. As annoying as they are, the mentioned ads do seem to do their job of getting folks attention.
Alyssa Serrano's comment, March 16, 2014 12:27 AM
The ads are getting people's attention which is what they are supposed to do so they are doing a good job! It's neat that they aren't using popular ads
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Obama in Burma: 'I Wish I Could... Impose My Will on Congress'

Obama in Burma: 'I Wish I Could... Impose My Will on Congress' | gov and law skinny |
Today, President Obama spoke in Burma – or as he termed it, Myanmar, despite official US practice to call the country Burma – and repeatedly botched the name of the country’s famed Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, instead calling her Aung YAN Suu...


Today, President Obama spoke in Burma – or as he termed it, Myanmar, despite official US practice to call the country Burma – and repeatedly botched the name of the country’s famed Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, instead calling her Aung YAN Suu Kyi. Then he called President Thein Sein “President Sein,” which was a diplomatic snafu, since the president of Burma is to be called by his full name.

His speech was just as bad. After getting through the basics – acting as though his doctrine, not President Bush’s multiple actions on behalf of democracy in Burma, had created more freedom in Burma -- Obama cited Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “four fundamental freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.”

When it came to freedom of speech, Obama said all the right things – after all, he was not talking about an anti-Islam YouTube video in Burma. But he then followed up that glowing language with this bombshell: “Now, on other hand, as President, I cannot just impose my will on Congress -- the Congress of the United States -- even though sometimes I wish I could.” Yes, he does. And he does everything in his power to exceed his constitutional bounds. And he said this in Burma, a military dictatorship for decades, shortly after calling it Myanmar, the name for the country used by the military dictatorship. Talk about undermining America on the world stage.


Obama moved on to freedom from want, which he said was accomplished through private property which could be seized by government. Really. Here was his take on how economics makes peoples prosperous:
When ordinary people have a say in their own future, then your land can’t just be taken away from you. And that's why reforms must ensure that the people of this nation can have that most fundamental of possessions -- the right to own the title to the land on which you live and on which you work. When your talents are unleashed, then opportunity will be created for all people …. as more wealth flows into your borders, we hope and expect that it will lift up more people. It can't just help folks at the top. It has to help everybody. And that kind of economic growth, where everybody has opportunity -- if you work hard, you can succeed -- that's what gets a nation moving rapidly when it comes to develop.

So property ownership is good, except that it promotes inequality, so it must be redistributed. Got it.


When Obama moved on to freedom of worship, he moved back into his “red states and blue states” nonsense from the campaign.

Obama addressed freedom from fear. He didn’t talk about the need to discard tyrannical societies. Instead, he talked in vague terms about xenophobia, fear of change, and the like.



We know the wannabe tyrant would love to do away with the Congress and will bypass it even more in his second term. Another reason we must fight back against the coverup the media will use to protect him and the DEM party.


Therefore, we must do the following:

A Call To Action to Restore America & What's Really Destroying America





Via littlebytesnews
Noah Duncan's insight:

I feel like this situation hurt both the United States as a nation as well as the democratic party in particular.  With Bush and now Obama, we've had a succession of flaws in speeches that result in the leader of our nation looking like an illiterate and uneducated person that's unfit to lead.  Speech writers, as well as the president and his advisors should take more time into research and editing to make sure they're politically correct.

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6th Amendment Protected

6th Amendment Protected | gov and law skinny |

Dwayne Giles wanted to reverse his sentence because he was not able to confront the witness against him. He shot and killed her, but his argument will probably hold up in court. His 6th amendment rights are being protected. 

Via Owen Levy
Noah Duncan's insight:

I don't like how you can use loop holes like that to get out of murder.  Just because you didn't get a right in court doesn't mean that you aren't guilty or murder.

Madison Blazing's comment, March 9, 2014 8:40 AM
The outcome of this trial will likely make a strong statement about the United States judicial system. While Giles is entitled to "confront" the victim under the United States Constitution, I find it kind of ridiculous that he is using this argument as his defense. Because Giles murdered her, the woman obviously is unable to testify and be confronted in a court of law, and it seems like he is just using this right to his advantage. While I am assuming there is a lot more to this case than is stated in the article, I still don't think Giles should be absolved of his crime. After reading this article, I think that this case will likely be discussed for awhile, as many arguments can be created for both sides, regardless of the outcome.
Buster Meyer's curator insight, May 1, 2014 3:56 PM

this article relates to the  6th amendments because a guy  wants his rights protected because he shot and killed his ex wife. 

Michael Hanson's comment, May 4, 2014 3:06 PM
This is wrong on every level if this guy gets murder conviction gets reversed. The 6th amendment is being abused in this situation, and if the court doesn't see that it's gonna let a murderer back onto the streets.
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Video: Truck Driver Stands Up To Unconstitutional Checkpoint

Video: Truck Driver Stands Up To Unconstitutional Checkpoint | gov and law skinny |

A truck driver who passed through an unconstitutional checkpoint 30 miles from the Mexican border stood up for his 4th Amendment rights by refusing to answer questions in another example of how Americans are re-asserting their liberties.

Noah Duncan's insight:

I think that it's great that people stand up against things that are unconstitutional.  If nobody stands up when the government does things like this then our rights were given to us for nothing.

Andrea Pastorino's comment, March 16, 2013 2:13 PM
I'm really impressed by the cold-heartedness of this man who's brave enough to stand up and fight for his rights. He seems to know very well his rights and he doesn't give up even when the officer becomes more and more inquisitive. Great example of a battle for rights.
Lauren Heim's curator insight, April 30, 2014 8:48 PM

This truck driver had some  crazy bravery to stick up to the border patrol. And though he got pretty lucky he did have the right to do what he did. He held his ground when there was no probable cause and the border patrol had violated the 4th amendment or were about to. The man also plead the fifth in which he has the right to.

Abigail Beinborn's comment, May 2, 2014 1:37 PM
I think it takes a lot of courage to stand up to any patrol. This man stood up for his rights of the fourth and fifth amendment. I think he did the right thing.
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Pennsylvania House Unanimously Violates First Amendment Of Constitution By Passing Bible Praising Resolution

Pennsylvania House Unanimously Violates First Amendment Of Constitution By Passing Bible Praising Resolution | gov and law skinny |
For a group that claims to love the Constitution, the GOP does not seem to know it very well.
Noah Duncan's insight:

I agree with the fact that Christianity and God, though not mentioned still played a large part in the forming of the United States.  I don't find this argument reasonable though.

Tanner Schatzel's comment, March 9, 2013 10:39 PM
I think that there should be a seperation of church and state. Even though the people who wrote the Constitution probably all believed in God and most people in Pennsylvania probably also believe in God, they should not make a year dedicated to the Bible.