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Gas prices hit record highs in Minnesota, Twin Cities

Gas prices hit record highs in Minnesota, Twin Cities | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
Motorists are likely feeling sticker shock at the pump after gas prices shot up to record prices Wednesday and crossed well over the $4 mark both in the Twin Cities metro area and across the state
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Here is a scary thought to hear that gas price has hit an all time high in the cities. Now lets hope it doesn't spread down here to us. Otherwise we will have to find ulternitives like the Hy-Vee fuel saver to save money on gas. Who wants to pay over $4 bucks a gallon, I sure do not want to. I'd rather pay like 18 cents for gas or still get a good amount of savings. Thats why I mentioned Hy-Vee because you can do stuff like that.

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I agree with you 100 percent dodds! These gas prices suck!
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Scaled-back gun bill headed for MN Senate vote

Scaled-back gun bill headed for MN Senate vote | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
A significantly scaled back bill to revise Minnesota's gun laws is
headed for a vote in the state Senate, with the blessing of a vocal
gun-rights group.
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With all of these gun bills being put up to make a law. This won seems to have a chance to actually go through this time. Joe Olson is part of a gun owner civil rights alliance and believes this bill is reasonable for everyone. This is  the bill that everybody would like to have so that it is fair. In this bill they are allowing old records to be looked up for the deciding factor.

 

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Supreme Court issues TRO on May 2013 Liquor Ban

The Supreme Court has issued a temporary restraining order stopping the COMELEC from enforcing the five-day liquor ban. This means the liquor ban wi
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In this story it talks of how they are planning on banning alcohol for two days. It would hurt some busissness and their focus is Philippines. The kids who get their bar tending liscenses through the Supreme Court.

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Jordan's curator insight, May 12, 2013 2:33 PM

Banning the sale of liqour would hurt not only our citizens it would hurt the businesses that make their lively hood selling alcohol and liqour. 

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U.S. Government Reminds Colleges: Don't Punish Students Who Speak Up ... - ThinkProgress

U.S. Government Reminds Colleges: Don't Punish Students Who Speak Up ... - ThinkProgress | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
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Over the past several months, students and faculty on several college campuses have filed federal complaints with the U.S.
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College kids and teachers protest that their college sexual policy is flaud. When they speak up, their school threatens to punish them for speaking up on tighting down the rules.  So why won't colleges take control of these problems at their school? Why are they threatening the girls for speaking up?

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MsHaeussinger's comment, May 2, 2013 11:06 AM
Fascinating story, I can't imagine what incentive a college would have for suppressing stories about sexual violence on their campus. Perhaps they are afraid of it becoming public? Sadly, sexual violence is quite prolific on college campuses.
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UNPRECEDENTED Shortages Of Ammo, Physical Gold And Physical Silver

UNPRECEDENTED Shortages Of Ammo, Physical Gold And Physical Silver | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
Demand has become so intense that the U.S. Mint has suspended sales of gold coins for the first time since 2009...

 

All over the United States we are witnessing unprecedented shortages of ammunition, physical gold and physical silver.  Recent events have helped fuel a "buying frenzy" that threatens to spiral out of control.  Gun shops all over the nation are reporting that they have never seen it this bad, and in many cases any ammo that they are able to get is being sold even before it hits the shelves.  The ammo shortage has already become so severe that police departments all over America are saying that they are being told that it is going to take six months to a year to get their orders.  In fact, many police departments have begun to trade and barter with one another to get the ammo that they need. 

Meanwhile, the takedown of paper gold and paper silver has unleashed an avalanche of "panic buying" of physical gold and physical silver all over the planet.  In the United States, some dealers are charging premiums of more than 25 percent over the spot price for gold and silver and they are getting it.  People are paying these prices even though they are being told that delivery will not happen for a month or two in many cases.  Some dealers are feverishly taking as many orders as they can, and they are just hoping that they will be able to get the physical gold and silver to eventually fill those orders.  Personally, I have never seen anything like this.  If things are this tight now, what is going to happen when the next major financial crisis strikes and people really begin to panic?

The shortages and rationing of ammunition at gun shops all over America just seem to keep getting worse.  The following is from an article by a gun owner down in Texas named Brad Meyer...

If you’d like to see a normally sullen sales clerk chortle with derisive pleasure, just walk into just about any gun range, sporting goods store or mass merchandiser and try and buy a couple boxes of .22 ammunition.

Gun enthusiasts are up in arms about a nationwide shortage of ammunition. Handgun ammo in general is particularly difficult to find – and when you do find it, there are restrictions on the amount you can buy and how much you’re going to be paying for it.

While the list of hard to find ammo is long, .22 long rifle and 9mm handgun ammunition are particularly difficult to find in quantity. And the few places that have it are charging a premium rate and usually limiting purchases to one box, per person, per day.

Many gun owners try to find ammunition by going on the Internet, but things have gotten so tight that now any ammo that becomes available online is often gone within seconds...

There are websites where people across the country post links to where ammunition is available – and it sells out within seconds. Not minutes or hours – seconds.

Unfortunately, all of this demand is also driving up prices.  Just check out what Meyer says is happening to the price of standard .22 ammo...

The demand is driving up the cost of ammunition. Six months ago, standard .22 ammo – the most common type of bullet produced in the world – could be had in bulk for around five cents apiece. It is now going for 50 cents or more on some websites – and people are paying it.

But this shortage is not just affecting private citizens.  According to Newmax, police departments all over the nation are dealing with ammo shortages unlike anything that they have ever seen before...

Sheriff Anthony DeMeo of Nye County, Nev., was told his department’s regular order of 50,000 rounds could take up to a year to arrive.

“This is the first time ever I’ve heard that there’s a problem with a law-enforcement agency getting ammo for their agency,” DeMeo told The Las Vegas Sun.

These departments are not alone. Law enforcement agencies in Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Arizona, and Georgia are among many that are having to limit how much they give their officers due to the shortage.

Could you imagine waiting for "up to a year" to get more ammunition?

A recent article posted on CNSNews.com had some more examples of police departments that are reporting that there is a massive wait to get more ammo...

Chief Pryor of Rollingwood, Texas says of the shortage:

"We started making phone calls and realized there is a waiting list up to a year.  We have to limit the amount of times we go and train because we want to keep an adequate stock."

"Nobody can get us ammunition at this point," says Sgt. Jason LaCross of the Bozeman, Montana police department.

LaCross says that manufacturers are so far behind that they won't even give him a quote for an order.

"We have no estimated time on when it will even be available," LaCross says.

This is insane.

What in the world could be causing such an ammo crunch?

Well, certainly the demand for guns and ammo has been trending up in recent years - especially since Barack Obama was elected.

But that doesn't fully account for the shortages that we are witnessing at the moment.

So what is going on?

Well, some people believe that the federal government is responsible.  It has been reported that they have signed contracts to purchase "up to" 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition.  According to Forbes, this amount of ammunition would be enough to fight a "hot war" in America for 20 years...

The Denver Post, on February 15th, ran an Associated Press article entitledHomeland Security aims to buy 1.6b rounds of ammo, so far to little notice.  It confirmed that the Department of Homeland Security has issued an open purchase order for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition.  As reported elsewhere, some of this purchase order is for hollow-point rounds, forbidden by international law for use in war, along with a frightening amount specialized for snipers. Also reported elsewhere, at the height of the Iraq War the Army was expending less than 6 million rounds a month.  Therefore 1.6 billion rounds would be enough to sustain a hot war for 20+ years.  In America.

Could this be a way that the Obama administration is trying to restrict the amount of ammo that gets into the hands of private citizens?

That is what some people are suggesting.

According to talk radio show host Michael Savage, the ammo contracts that the federal government has signed give them priority over all other purchasers...

What Homeland Security is doing here is they’re issuing a contract to buy up to that amount of ammo if they want it…

It’s a way to control the amount of market that’s available on the commercial market at any time.

If they go to the ammo manufacturers and say give me 50 million rounds, give me another 30 million rounds… if they periodically do this in increments, they’re going to control how much ammo is available on the commercial market.

As part of their contract it stipulates in there that when the government calls and says give us another quantity, that everything they make has to go to the government priority one before any of it goes to the commercial market.

So, if  they get nervous, all they have to do is use that contract that they have in place… and they just say ‘give us some more.’

So whenever the government wants to tighten the supply of ammunition, all they have to do is invoke their contracts and order more for themselves.

Meanwhile, Obama appears to be doing other things to restrict the amount of ammo that gets into the hands of private gun owners.

For example, there are reports that the Obama administration plans to use executive orders to greatly restrict the importation of ammo from overseas.

So if anything, the shortage of ammunition is only going to get worse, not better.

Meanwhile, the "panic buying" of physical gold and physical silver that we have seen lately has really run down inventories.

According to Reuters, demand has become so intense that the U.S. Mint has suspended sales of gold coins for the first time since 2009...

The U.S. Mint said it has suspended sales of its one-tenth ounce American Eagle gold bullion coins as surging demand after bullion's plunge to two-year lows depleted the government's inventory. This marks the first time it has stopped selling gold product since November 2009, dealers said.

At the same time, precious metals dealers all over the country are scrambling to meet the voracious demand that they have been seeing this month.  The following is an excerpt from a letter that the CEO of Texas Precious Metals recently sent out to his customers...

The physical silver market is, in a word, ugly. There is no telling at this point when mint inventories will return to normal, but you can be sure it will not happen within the next 8 weeks. Most dealers, at this point, are selling their current customer demand forward, meaning they are selling product they do not presently have, expecting to pull from future mint allocations. Consequently, future allocations will face pressure from today's demand. It is not my intent here to comment on the business practices of other companies, but I will say that no one can possibly predict future allocations at the time. The US mint, for example, releases its allocations weekly, and until then, dealers have no insight into allocation levels. Last week, we turned away business in excess of 100,000 ozs of silver because of stock depletion. However, we stand by the notion that it is better to lose a sale than lose a customer by delaying delivery two months (or more).

A similar thing is happening over in Asia.  According to the Financial Times, soaring demand has caused a shortage of gold at the Hong Kong Gold & Silver Exchange Society...

Haywood Cheung, president of the Hong Kong Gold & Silver Exchange Society, said the exchange had effectively run out of most of its holdings as members looked to meet a shortfall in supply amid rampant retail demand for gold products.

“In terms of volume, I haven’t seen this gold rush for over 20 years,” he told the Financial Times on Monday, adding that the exchange only had around twenty 1kg bars, and 100 five-tael bars left in its inventory. “Older members who have been in the business for 50 years haven’t seen such a thing.”

But most disturbing of all is what Jim Sinclair told King World News recently.  Apparently his friend went to get his gold out of a Swiss bank the other day and they refused to give it to him...

A person that I know with significant deposits in one of the primary Swiss banks, in allocated gold, wanted to take out his gold and was just refused on the basis of directives from the central bank....

They told him the amount was in excess of 200,000 Swiss francs and the central bank had instructed them not to do it because it has to do with anti-terrorism and anti-money laundering precautions.

I really wonder whether those are precautions or whether the gold simply isn’t there. Now you tell me that a London delivery has basically failed. It has to raise our suspicions that the lack of physical gold behind the paper gold is literally so severe that we are coming to understand that it is in fact not there.

The gold that people think is stored is not stored, and the inventory of the warehouses for exchanges may not be holding deliverable gold. There has always been speculation about whether or not the physical gold the US claims to store is in fact in those vaults.

The greatest train robbery in history might be all of the gold, and it would only be something like we have described above that would happen right before gold makes historic highs.

There simply is no gold behind the paper. One example is AMRO, a second is your example with Maguire, and a third is my dear friend who was refused his gold on the basis that its value was too high. Remember this friend of mine had his gold in an allocated account in storage at a major Swiss bank. I repeat, there is no gold.

So are we going to see more of this?

Will it soon become evident that there is simply not enough physical gold to cover all of the promises that the banks have made?

Jim Sinclair sure seems to think so.

In another interview, John Embry expressed similar sentiments to King World News...

This gets back to the tip of the iceberg when the Dutch Bank ABN AMRO came out and literally said that if you have allocated gold with us, you can’t have it.

 

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With the shortage of these three things has created a panic to get ahold of some. Like for ammo, either the price goes up, one box per persone,and the biggest thing is that when there is ammo. It sells in seconds and literally seconds. With this delema created havick on all of us who want some.

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From gold shortages to ammo shortages....are we  heading for not only worse financial times but more dangerous times with the govt buying out supplies of ammunition??

 

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Obama speaking OPENLY about the need for creating a "Civilian National Security Force" rivaling the military (which he obviously couldn't trust):
http://www.youtu.be/_fO-usAlqak

► Obama arming DHS to the teeth: 450 Million rounds of hollow-point bullets and another 175 million .223 caliber rifle ammo massive ammunition purchase:
http://articles.businessinsider.com/2012-03-28/news/31247765_1_atk-rounds-bullet

► Obama to Top Brass: Will you fire on American Citizens? 
http://www.youtu.be/kzT6X3_Bg9o

 

 http://conservativebyte.com/2011/10/remember-obamas-call-for-a-civilian-army-here-it-is/

 

http://floppingaces.net/2013/02/26/introducing-the-department-of-peacebuilding/

 

 http://www.examiner.com/article/h-r-748-would-require-all-persons-the-us-18-25-to-perform-national-service

 

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/340402/paramilitarization-department-paperwork-mark-steyn

 

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/03/obama-dhs-purchases-2700-light-armored-tanks-to-go-with-their-1-6-billion-bullet-stockpile/

 

http://www.examiner.com/article/obama-signs-new-executive-order-expanding-homeland-security-mission-the-u-s?CID=examiner_alerts_article

 

http://www.westernjournalism.com/is-obama-looking-to-create-a-civilian-national-security-force/

 

 

http://www.survivalmonkey.com/threads/obamas-civilian-national-security-force.36474/

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Another crisis for Obama to take advantage of coming to America if we don't secure our borders... SEAL THE US BORDER NOW! Frightening evolution: China reports new H7N9 bird flu case spreads, may mutate 8 times faster than regular flu.http://www.mfs-theothernews.com/2013/04/frightening-evolution-china-reports-new.html

WTH?Obama and INCompetano appoint two devout Islamists to high ranking DHS positions |http://sco.lt/6W9sFF ;

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Terrorist Training Camps in the US | Military.com

Terrorist Training Camps in the US | Military.com | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
The Spread of Homegrown Terrorists - Islamic training camps in America's back yard. Why are these communities left to flourish in the US?
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dakota dodds's comment, April 23, 2013 7:41 PM
Insight: In the video it explains how we have terrorist camps in are own backyard. Its said to be about 35 of them most on east coast, a few in the south, and and a few on west coast. They talk about, what would happen if you go near one. They teach a lot about gorilla warfare and how to fight in every aspect there is. We should pay more attention to that, to get rid of it. I believe it is more important than gun control, we need are guns to protect ourselves against them.
Jordan's comment, April 28, 2013 9:05 PM
I disagree with you Dakota. They have every right to assemble as a group as they wish. There is now way of proving that they are truly "terrorist camps". I do agree that we need to keep our rights to bear arms.
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5 Reasons Not To Take The Cinnamon Challenge - Forbes

5 Reasons Not To Take The Cinnamon Challenge - Forbes | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
Eating the Cinnamon! (Photo credit: viviandnguyen_) The Cinnamon Challenge is this millennium's version of your mother admonishing you with, "If someone tells you to jump off a cliff, would you?," for taking on a dare from your friends.
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Jearith David Winslow's comment, April 23, 2013 10:14 AM
I've thought about doing this at least once in my life but after looking at what happens to you. I plan on not doing it. I never knew that cinnamon could be this dangerous but also be delicious to eat.
Jearith David Winslow's comment, April 23, 2013 10:14 AM
like cinnamon bread or cinnamon sticks.
Jordan's comment, April 28, 2013 9:09 PM
I have watched the cinnamon challenge many times on youtube but i never knew that doing the cinnamon challenge could be so danger and looking at it now so stupid and possibly life threatening..
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NAPOLITANO: Happy government theft day

NAPOLITANO: Happy government theft day | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
Texas Gov. Rick Perry caused a firestorm among big government types during the Republican presidential primaries last year when he called Social Security a Ponzi scheme. He was right. It was a scam...
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Dakota Dodds insight: Can we even trust the government anymore with are money? In this article it talks of how they have been somewhat using are hard earned money not the right way. We get back 75 cents for every dollar we earned. The Texas Gov. Rick Perry helped us out to find out what are social security money is being used for. This is why their is a possibility that are parents and even us might not even get to see are money.
Jearith David Winslow's comment, April 18, 2013 10:10 AM
Do we even know that the other 25 cents is even going to where we think it is? For all we know, it could be used for something else and we don't even know it.
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US drones target low-level militants who pose no threat

US drones target low-level militants who pose no threat | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
The US government was accused of hiding the truth about its drone programme after leaked intelligence files revealed that it was targeting unidentified militants who posed no immediate threat to the United States.

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Dakota's Insight: Information about the U.S. drone program was recently leaked. The drones were targeting militants who didn't pose any threat to us. Obama had promised the drones were only attacking those that posed a threat to the US. Reports have shown that US drone attacks have nothing to do with Al Qaida. There are preparations to transfer drone control over to the pentagon.
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Florida Legislature Attempts to Give 'Quasi-Government' Agencies Tax Exemption

Florida Legislature Attempts to Give 'Quasi-Government' Agencies Tax Exemption | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it

"Dakota Dodds' Insight" The U.S. military recently transferred property to a private housing partner.  The land was originaly tax free because it was government property.  The legislature is reviewing a tax bill on whether the propterty should be taxed or not.

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Los Angeles apartment evacuated after devices found

Los Angeles apartment evacuated after devices found | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
Los Angeles police have discovered potential explosive devices in an apartment complex and are combing the area.
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Here you go a guy whos hobby is to make bombs. What was he thinking especially after something like the Boston bombing. The funny thing is, is that he got pulled over for improper liscening on his car. The cops saw a strange clear liquid and invesitgated, low a behold it was bomb stuff. The bomb squad made a shelter to blow the bombs there at the appartment complex so there is no debree.

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A bomb maker as a hobby? What's wrong with this world
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P.K. Subban, Kris Letang, Ryan Suter named 2013 Norris Trophy finalists | Home Ice - SI.com

P.K. Subban, Kris Letang, Ryan Suter named 2013 Norris Trophy finalists | Home Ice - SI.com | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
By Allan Muir This morning, the NHL announced the three finalists for this year's Norris Trophy, given annually to "the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-around ability in …...
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This story talks about our own Minnesota defenseman who is possibly the best one there is in the league. It's an upset because he is, fresh new player who has beaten other great defenseman. He is the best in his position to win the trophy which would be pretty awesome to see you.

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After Bombings, US Government Will Verify Visas Of All International Students - Fox News Latino

After Bombings, US Government Will Verify Visas Of All International Students - Fox News Latino | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
Headlines & Global News
After Bombings, US Government Will Verify Visas Of All International Students
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Living in the United States with a student visa is about to get tougher.
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Since the bombing they have fixed their flaws on getting in America and have cracked down on incomers. Before they let in one of he bomers buddy in with a flawed sudent visa. They are not gonna allow it to happen again. They are going to use every resource they have and be more slecetive.

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Jordan's curator insight, May 12, 2013 2:39 PM

I think this is amazing. Upping the security on how international students get their visas can only help with national security and terrositic attacks.

 

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Congress Keeps Approving Military Spending For Projects The Pentagon Doesn't Want

Congress Keeps Approving Military Spending For Projects The Pentagon Doesn't Want | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
Pork-barrel politics.
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He talks of spending $436 million on an Abram tank. Which would not be needed unless you were gonna talk over Berlin from the Natzi's. Our tax money at hand, does it actually go for something good, like for social security. For when we retire or even to lower gas prices.

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Jordan's curator insight, May 12, 2013 2:40 PM

This is ridiculous. Tax payer dollars are being spent on useless technologies instead of preparing for the future this is frustrating. 

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After Boston Marathon bombing, most Americans fear US government than ... - Catholic Online

After Boston Marathon bombing, most Americans fear US government than ... - Catholic Online | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
After Boston Marathon bombing, most Americans fear US government than ...
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While the Boston Marathon bombings have left the American public rattled, a recent poll suggests that U.S.
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It talks of how people are less and less willing to give up some of their liberties to get some safety.  Polls were taken after 9/11 and to now and the precentages have droped.  People preffer not giving the government some of their freedom for safety.  "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety" - as quoted by founding father Benjamin Franklin. I thought this was an interesting qoute by one of our founding fathers.


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MsHaeussinger's comment, May 5, 2013 6:08 PM
It makes you wonder how much of this can be blamed on the media
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Fighting malnutrition: Political parties urged to take more responsibility to address malaise – The Express Tribune

Fighting malnutrition: Political parties urged to take more responsibility to address malaise – The Express Tribune | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
Speake­rs say there are far-reachi­ng conseq­uences for socio-econom­ic develo­pment of the countr­y.
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dakota dodds's comment, April 23, 2013 10:34 AM
Insight: That according to DPN, more than 1.5 million children in Pakistan were currently suffering from acute malnutrition.Malnourished children have up to a nine times higher risk of mortality than healthy children, while the condition’s consequences can reduce GDP by up to four per cent. None of this should happen in this world, becasue we are so advanced in the world
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When ICE Ran Amok

When ICE Ran Amok | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is putting new policies into place after a series of botched raids on innocent immigrants.
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dakota dodds's comment, April 17, 2013 8:39 PM
Insight: This one talks about how the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (a.k.a ICE) barged into innocent peoples homes at night without a warrant. So invasion of privacy without a warrant to search. When they did quiet a few of the searches, they go into the wrong house. When cops show they draw on cops and are suppose to be working with them. It took 6 years for the lawsuit to pass, that makes ICE follow some of the 4th Amendment rules.
MsHaeussinger's comment, April 21, 2013 12:33 PM
Although you have some good points, illegal immigrants do not have 4th amendment rights as extensive as American citizens.
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US Government Top Secret Town: Manhattan Project ‘Atomic City’ aka Oak Ridge TN

US Government Top Secret Town: Manhattan Project ‘Atomic City’ aka Oak Ridge TN | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it
In 1942, as part of the Manhattan Project, the U.S. government created a top 'Secret Town' aka ''The Atomic City' now called Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The government bought up about 68,000 acres of lan...
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dakota dodds's comment, April 17, 2013 8:07 PM
Dakota Dodds insight: In this topic it talks about how in Tennessee the government bought 68,000 acres of land and moved 1,000 families out. With the land they bought, they used it too create "The Atomic City". When you pull it up it shows you more on what went on threw a bunch of old pictures.
MsHaeussinger's comment, April 18, 2013 9:27 AM
Very cool photos - interesting to see how quickly the U.S. government is able to mobilize in times of war.
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The Tunnel People That Live Under The Streets Of America

The Tunnel People That Live Under The Streets Of America | government and law dakota dodds | Scoop.it

Did you know that there are thousands upon thousands of homeless people that are living underground beneath the streets of major U.S. cities?  It is happening in Las Vegas, it is happening in New York City and it is even happening in Kansas City.  As the economy crumbles, poverty in the United States isabsolutely exploding and so is homelessness.  In addition to the thousands of "tunnel people" living under the streets of America, there are also thousands that are living in tent cities, there are tens of thousands that are living in their vehicles and there are more than a million public school children that do not have a home to go back to at night.  The federal government tells us that the recession "is over" and that "things are getting better", and yet poverty and homelessness in this country continue to rise with no end in sight.  So what in the world are things going to look like when the next economic crisis hits? ...


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Hal's curator insight, April 10, 2013 11:48 AM

So perhaps this where all the people that the Gov takes off the unemployement rolls go? Pretty sad.

dakota dodds's comment, April 10, 2013 10:32 PM
Thousands of Americans are living underground, tent cities, and or their vehicles. So with the parents homeless, then the childern are part of the downfall and don't have a home to go to. Then what would happen if their is another crisis hits? The recession is suppose to be getting better yet its going the complete opposite direction. My thoughts are that we should not be runing into problems like this, especially Obama saying his plan is to make things better. We are suppose to be the United States and can make stuff happen. We can do anything and everything that doesn't partake in the U.S. But we can't even take care of are own people.