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Government Employees in Black Robes Side With Government

This nicely illustrates the theory that SCOTUS judges will almost always come down on the side of more government power unless doing so will dangerously undermine their own power. They’re politicians in robes.

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SWAT tries to take down Internet meanie; raids grandma instead

SWAT tries to take down Internet meanie; raids grandma instead | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

An Evansville, Indiana SWAT team recently attempted to execute a search warrant that was issued to make an example out of an anonymous Internet user who made malicious remarks on the Web. Instead, they destroyed the home of an innocent grandmother.

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Stocks End Off Lows After Merkel Report

Stocks End Off Lows After Merkel Report | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

Stocks were down more than 1 percent across the board after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key part of President Obama’s health care overhaul. Stocks had opened lower amid skepticism that European leaders would be able to form a solution to tackle the ongoing debt crisis.

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"Disable the purveyors": Is US secretly liquidating dissidents?

"Disable the purveyors": Is US secretly liquidating dissidents? | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

The US government (or a rogue network infiltrating it) may be ''disabling the purveyors'' of dangerous ideas by killing or otherwise physically harming them.

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N.M. Mom Jailed For Overdue ‘Twilight’ Book, DVDs

N.M. Mom Jailed For Overdue ‘Twilight’ Book, DVDs | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

A New Mexico woman was arrested and spent a night in jail for not returning the book ''Twilight'' and two-DVD set ''The Twilight Saga: New Moon'' back to the library on time. The Albuquerque Journal reports Lori Teel was arrested and handcuffed at her Portales home in front of her five small children earlier this month for the $36 worth of library materials not returned since 2010. Her attorney says arrest warrants were mailed last year to an address at which Teel hadn’t lived since childhood, but Teal was arrested by officers investigating a disturbance.

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Law Student Takes Cop To School After Being Illegally Stopped For Carrying Gun

In a remarkable exchange that shows exactly why it pays to know your rights, a law student in Portland, Maine backed down a police officer who had stopped him for no reason other than he was carrying a gun. After clearly stating that he did not consent to any searches or seizures, the student asked the officer what crime he had been suspected of committing.

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You Might Think the Only Direction the TSA Can Go Is Up, Part II

The TSA’s brute who opened and spilled the container of ashes passenger John Gross was transporting from Florida to his home in Indiana — and then laughed as Mr. Gross scrambled to pick up ''bone fragments'' from the floor — has infuriated folks across the country.

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US Army Now Training On North St. Louis Streets

US Army Now Training On North St. Louis Streets | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

As military vehicles roll down streets and highways in St. Louis, Missouri amidst rising concerns about martial law, the U.S. Army has admitted that having troops conduct law enforcement duties is illegal in the United States.

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Condoleezza Rice calls on U.S. to arm Syria rebels

Condoleezza Rice calls on U.S. to arm Syria rebels | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

The former Secretary of State who has an oil tanker named after her told the resident Trilateralist at CBS, Charlie Rose, that Mitt Romney would make a great president. She also called for arming the Syrian ''opposition'' already armed and trained by the CIA and Britain’s MI6.

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Obama Declares Emergency over Russian Enriched Uranium

Obama Declares Emergency over Russian Enriched Uranium | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

On Monday, Obama sent a letter to the Speaker of the House declaring a national emergency ''to deal with the threat posed to the United States by the risk of nuclear proliferation created by the accumulation in the Russian Federation of a large volume of weapons-usable fissile material'', according to a post on the White House website.

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British forces in Syria, Assad presidential compound said under attack

British forces in Syria, Assad presidential compound said under attack | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

French, British and Turkish military sources have suggested that elite British soldiers have entered Northern Syria and are operating ten kilometers inside the country in what is thought to be the first offensive western intervention against the Assad regime.

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Priest defrocked for child sex abuse now works for TSA, report says

Priest defrocked for child sex abuse now works for TSA, report says | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

A TSA supervisor turned whistleblower has revealed how the federal agency is deliberately directing its staff to hire people with criminal records who exhibit violent tendencies and psychopathic behavior.

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Moody’s Downgrades 28 Spanish Banks

Moody’s Investors Service is on the bank-downgrade warpath again Monday, this time slashing the ratings of 28 Spanish banks by anywhere from one to four notches.

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13 Reasons Why The Revolution Might Start with Obamacare.

13 Reasons Why The Revolution Might Start with Obamacare. | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

Does anyone think the American people will let the US Supreme Court be the final word on a flawed ruling? Let the public backlash begin, the American people by an overwhelming majority will rule Obamacare unconstitutional by non compliance in mass.

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American Muslims Stone Christians in Dearborn, Michigan

American Muslims Stone Christians in Dearborn, Michigan | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

This extremely disturbing video shows what happened when a group of Christians tried merely to hold up signs about Christianity at the 2012 Dearborn, Michigan Arab Festival. The Christians were viciously attacked, verbally and physically, and ultimately stoned (see 9:30 minutes into the video).

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High Court Backs Obama on Health Law

High Court Backs Obama on Health Law | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

The court did find one part of the law unconstitutional, saying its expansion of the federal-state Medicaid program threatened states' existing funding. The court ruled that the federal government can’t put sanctions on states’ existing Medicaid funding if the states decline to go along with the Medicaid expansion.

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Navy Blimp Filmed Hovering Over New Jersey Towns

Is the Navy forgoing the idea of testing the blimp in Afghanistan and instead opting to test its spy and surveillance capabilities over US soil and on the citizens of the United States?

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This Picture By A Desperate Army Wife Has Started A Movement And Saved Her Family's Future

This Picture By A Desperate Army Wife Has Started A Movement And Saved Her Family's Future | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

Rob was now facing 72 hours confinement, domestic assault charges, and a dishonorable discharge that would cause the family to lose all the benefits they were entitled to. It didn't take Ashley long to realize Army officials were preparing to make her and Rob the ''civilian sector's problem''. None of this is unusual, but facing few options Ashley did something that's started a viral Facebook movement, garnered thousands of followers, and has so far saved her family. Without a voice and ignored, she wrote a pledge on her back, took a picture of it holding Rob's M4 assault rifle over her head and uploaded it.

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Bisphenol A exposure linked to brain tumor diagnosis

Bisphenol A exposure linked to brain tumor diagnosis | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

Exposure to bisphenol A may be a risk factor for a common type of brain tumor called meningioma, reports a study from China. This is the first study to suggest a link between brain cancer and the chemical, which is widely used in consumer products. Those with the highest urine BPA levels were about 1.6 times more likely to be diagnosed with meningioma compared to those with lower concentrations. This link was observed even after accounting for other factors associated with meningioma.

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Watching the Clock: Will a Total Economic Collapse Occur in September-October?

Watching the Clock: Will a Total Economic Collapse Occur in September-October? | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

Over the past 48 hours we’ve stumbled across three separate pieces of information, all predicting essentially the exact same thing regarding a fall 2012 economic collapse. Serendipity or coincidence, it’s information I want to pass on. The first warning is from a St. Louis based police officer who called into a talkback radio show on Sunday, June 24th. The second warning comes our way via the Silver Doctors. And the third came today from unflappable Director of UBS Floor Operations Art Cashin.

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Russian heartland fears NATO transit

Russian heartland fears NATO transit | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

The people of Ulyanovsk, a poverty-stricken city sitting high on the banks of the mighty Volga, are having a hard time accepting the idea that NATO is their friend and that they should help the alliance extricate itself from Afghanistan.

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Ex-Councilwoman Wants Asbury Park To Enforce 40-Year-Old Law Banning Bathing Suits On Boardwalk

Ex-Councilwoman Wants Asbury Park To Enforce 40-Year-Old Law Banning Bathing Suits On Boardwalk | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

A former city councilwoman in Asbury Park is admonishing beachgoers to put on a shirt when they’re on the boardwalk. Louise Murray says it’s the law. A Monmouth County ordinance banning people from wearing bathing suits on the boardwalk was passed more than 40 years ago but has largely been forgotten.

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Cops Who Dumped Teen In Swamp Will Have To Pay $5,000 Each

Cops Who Dumped Teen In Swamp Will Have To Pay $5,000 Each | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

Two NYPD officers who pleaded guilty to dumping a teenager half-naked near a Staten Island swamp, but avoided significant punishment, have agreed to pay $5,000 each in reparations. In 2007, officers Thomas Elliassen and Richard Danese had suspected Rayshawn Moreno, who was 14-years old at the time, of throwing eggs at passing cars on Halloween night and placed him into their patrol car.

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UN Receives Agenda 21 Funding from World Governments and Corporations

UN Receives Agenda 21 Funding from World Governments and Corporations | Z-News Daily | Scoop.it

Governments and private sector corporations have pledged to fund the United Nations’ endeavors toward global governance with a generous $513 billion for Agenda 21 project that will restrict the movements of humans, perverse biodiversity and assist the UN in attaining their Millennium Development Goals.

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All Too Predictable: Bilderberg Plan to Force NATO’s Turkey Into Syrian War

Patrick Henningsen breaks down the latest reports of a Turkish Jet which disappeared over Syrian airspace. Details of this event have yet to be determined, but it may be another indication that Turkey will be pulled into NATO and the West's agenda for regime change and later balkanization of Syria.

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