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Obama's new FBI chief approved Bush's NSA warrantless wiretapping scheme posted 05/30/2013, 3:06 PM (Glenn Greenwald)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
One of the biggest scandals of the Bush administration (which is really saying something) began on December 16, 2005. That was when the New York Times' James Risen and Eric Lichtblau were finally allowed to reveal what they had learned more than a year earlier: namely, that President Bush, in 2002, had ordered the National Security Agency to eavesdrop on the electronic communications of US citizens without first obtaining warrants from the FISA court as required by 30-year-old criminal law. For ... (more)

Shulman had more White House visits than any Cabinet member posted 05/30/2013, 3:06 PM (The Daily Caller)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Publicly released records show that embattled former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman visited the White House at least 157 times during the Obama administration, more recorded visits than even the most trusted members of the president’s Cabinet.... (more)

Monday May 27th, 2013

'These Hunger Strikers Look To Me Like A Lot Of Them Had Put On Weight' Congressman Pompeo posted 05/27/2013, 12:19 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

This video really deserves to go viral, this congressman says so many idiotic things it blows my mind.

Friday May 24th, 2013

A Congressman who Doesn't Cotton to the Constitution posted 05/24/2013, 4:43 AM (Will Grigg)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Republican Congressman Tom Cotton of Arkansas somehow managed to graduate from Harvard Law School and take several oaths to uphold the US Constitution without studying the Constitution in adequate detail. Rep. Cotton has proposed a measure that would punish family members of people who violatedU.S. sanctions againstIran with prison sentenc... (more)

Holder OK'd search warrant for Fox News reporter's private emails, official says posted 05/24/2013, 4:43 AM (NBCNews)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on a controversial search warrant that identified Fox News reporter James Rosen as a “possible co-conspirator” in violations of the Espionage Act and authorized seizure of his private emails, a law enforcement official told NBC News on Thursday.

The disclosure of the attorney general’s role came as President Barack Obama, in a major speech on his counterterrorism policy, said Holder had agreed to review Justice Department guidelines governin
... (more)

Monday May 20th, 2013

"You're Out Of Order! We're Asking You To Leave!" posted 05/20/2013, 12:54 AM (Becky Akers)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

Here's how New Jersey's tyrants -- you know, the worthless sleaze whose bills we pay -- handle testimony they dislike from an eloquent, effective serf at a hearing on yet another bill to disarm us.

Thanks to Jordan Bell for sending -- and to James Kaleda for his awesome courage. Thanks as well as to the folks who stood with him, applauding, giving Mr. Kaleda a well-deserved standing O,
... (more)

Piers Morgan: Now I See U.S. Government Tyranny posted 05/20/2013, 12:53 AM (YouTube)
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Is British CNN host Piers Morgan finally admitting gun advocates have a point when they say the Second Amendment is to protect citizens from tyrannical government?
Read one day's news on this site and tell me this country isn't a fascist police state. If you don't realize we are under tyranny it's because you don't want to realize it. - Chris

Tuesday May 14th, 2013

CISPA Sponsor Mike Rogers May Go On To Lead The FBI posted 05/14/2013, 9:18 PM (Techdirt)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
We've often heard stories of politicians passing legislation soon before they left office, only to have that very same legislation help them in their next job (coincidentally, we're sure). So it does seem interesting that Rep. Mike Rogers, the main champion behind CISPA, the privacy-destroy cybersecurity bill, is apparently a top candidate to head the FBI -- so much so that the FBI Agents Association, representing 12,000 FBI agents, has officially stated that it would like him to take the j... (more)

German Homeschooling Family's Request for Asylum Denied by the U.S. Government posted 05/14/2013, 9:17 PM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The Romeike family has for years been battling for the right to educate their children as they see fit. Today, the United States government has denied their request.... (more)
"Sorry, we're a police state now."

Monday May 13th, 2013

Actions of 911 Dispatcher 'Under Review' posted 05/13/2013, 7:39 PM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
CLEVELAND — The actions of the 911 dispatcher who received the call from Amanda Berry on Monday are “under review,” according to the Cleveland Department of Public Safety.... (more)
This is ANOTHER 911 dispatcher who failed to follow their own procedures and stay on the line.

Tuesday May 7th, 2013

Obama Supporter Chevy Chase Justifies Gitmo posted 05/07/2013, 4:27 PM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

Luke Rudkowski asks Chevy Chase about his thoughts on Barack Obama's broken promise of closing Guantanamo Bay. Chase then justifies his support for Obama regardless of this by stating that even though he doesn't agree with torture, a lot of other countries do it too.

Obama Supporter Stevie Wonder Justifies Obama's Gitmo & Wars posted 05/07/2013, 4:27 PM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

At a gala event in Washington D.C, Luke Rudkowski got a chance to talk to Obama supporter and advocate, Stevie Wonder. In this interview Stevie Wonder explains his justification for Obama's continuation of Bush's policies such as illegal wars and keeping Guantanamo Bay detention facility open.
Stevland Hardaway Morris known as his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer and songwriter, k
... (more)

Monday May 6th, 2013

Obama Tells Graduates to Reject Warnings Of Tyranny posted 05/06/2013, 7:17 PM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

"They'll warn that tyranny is always lurking just around the corner. You should reject these voices."

If you believe, like Obama says in this clip, the government is "the people," then you have to also believe the Jews in Nazi Germany elected to send themselves to the death camps, and Japanese-Americans chose to send themselves to the US' internment camps.

Wednesday May 1st, 2013

Colo. Politicians Threaten to Repeal Marijuana Legalization If Voters Don't Approve High Taxes posted 05/01/2013, 12:22 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Politicians in Colorado are threatening voters they'll repeal the legalization of marijuana unless they approve an outrageously high 30% tax rate on the sale of the plant.

Marijuana legalization may have received more votes from Coloradans than President Obama--who carried the state--but some lawmakers are still mulling over... (more)

Sunday April 28th, 2013

Lawmakers Working Together in Secret to Exempt Themselves & Their Aides from Obamacare posted 04/28/2013, 10:31 PM (Politico)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Congressional leaders in both parties are engaged in high-level, confidential talks about exempting lawmakers and Capitol Hill aides from the insurance exchanges they are mandated to join as part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, sources in both parties said.

The talks — which involve Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), the Obama administration and other top lawmakers — are extraordinarily sensitive, with both sides acut
... (more)

Medical Marijuana-Hating Assemblyman Caught With Marijuana Gets Charges Dismissed posted 04/28/2013, 10:30 PM (Gothamist)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
NY State Assemblyman Steve Katz, who was arrested for alleged pot possession last month after voting against the legalization of medical marijuana last year, apparently won't be forced to feel the full weight of his hypocrisy: an upstate judge has dismissed his case thanks to a plea deal.... (more)

Tuesday April 23rd, 2013

Obama Supporters Petition to Repeal 6th and 7th Amendments (Right to Speedy & Public Trial by Jury) posted 04/23/2013, 7:29 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

Obama on Drugs posted 04/23/2013, 7:28 AM (Mises Institute)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
President Barack Obama is famous for many things, including two best-selling autobiographical books. In those books, he openly admitted to using illegal drugs as a young man, specifically marijuana. So, one would think that he would be amenable to reforming drug laws and sentencing guidelines, or even legalizing marijuana.

Instead he has been two-faced on the issue. He suggests that things can be better managed and that drug prohibition has certain unintended consequences, but whe
... (more)

Monday April 22nd, 2013

Anti-Piracy Chief Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking posted 04/22/2013, 7:44 AM (TorrentFreak)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Following an undercover police investigation, the Vice President of Lithuanian Anti-Piracy Association LANVA has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges. Vytas Simanavicius, known for his efforts to curb online piracy in the Baltic country, faces up to eight years in prison. Because of the looming incarceration, his role as an expert witness in a Microsoft court case against a local BitTorrent site has become uncertain.... (more)

Thursday April 18th, 2013

Oh Look, Rep. Mike Rogers Wife Stands To Benefit Greatly From CISPA Passing... posted 04/18/2013, 10:19 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
It would appear that Rep. Mike Rogers, the main person in Congress pushing for CISPA, has kept rather quiet about a very direct conflict of interest that calls into serious question the entire bill. It would appear that Rogers' wife stands to benefit quite a lot from the passage of CISPA, and has helped in the push to get the bill passed. It's somewhat amazing that no one has really covered this part of the story, but it highlights, yet again, the kind of activities by folks in Congress... (more)

Wednesday April 17th, 2013

Congress Quickly And Quietly Rolls Back Insider Trading Rules For Itself posted 04/17/2013, 9:19 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
In November of 2011, the TV show 60 Minutes did a big expose on insider trading within Congress. While everyone else is subject to basic insider trading rules, it turned out that members of Congress were exempt from the rules. And, as you would imagine, many in Congress have access to market-moving, non-public information. And they made use of it. To make lots and... (more)

Obama: 'Any Time Bombs Are Used to Target Civilians It Is an Act of Terror' posted 04/17/2013, 9:19 AM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
( – President Barack Obama asserted Tuesday the Boston Marathon bombing was an “act of terror,” a term he avoided in his first statement just hours after the explosions that killed three and wounded more than 100.

“The FBI is investigating it as an act of terrorism,” Obama told reporters at the White House. “Any time bombs are used to target civilians it is an act of terror. What we don’t yet know, however, is who carried out this attack, or why, or whether it was plan
... (more)
This just in: Obama admits he's a terrorist.

Monday April 15th, 2013

Travis County TX DA Rosemary Lehmberg Arrested For DWI posted 04/15/2013, 5:35 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

Hacked Photos Show Colin Powell at Bohemian Grove posted 04/15/2013, 5:35 AM (Cryptogon)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

More Via: cryptome (.pdf): Guccifer: Colin Powell and Bohemians April 9, 2013

Sunday April 14th, 2013

Congress Votes to Eliminate Key Requirement of Insider Trading Law posted 04/14/2013, 4:11 AM (CNN)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Washington (CNN) – The U.S. House on Friday eliminated a key requirement of the insider trading law for most federal employees, passing legislation exempting these workers, including congressional staff, from a rule scheduled to take effect next week that mandated online posting of financial transactions.

Aides to lawmakers insisted the changes were needed to avoid potential security risks to federal employees by revealing personal information.
... (more)

Landlord Joe Biden pocketed $26,400 in 2012 renting cottage to the Secret Service posted 04/14/2013, 4:10 AM (Washington Times)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, took in $26,400 in 2012 by renting a cottage on the property of their Delaware home to the Secret Service, tax records released by the White House revealed.... (more)

Friday April 12th, 2013

Their Blackmail is called "Legislation"; Our Activism is called "Blackmail" posted 04/12/2013, 7:19 AM (Will Grigg)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Oklahoma political activist Al Gerhart has been charged with two felonies for sending what was described as “threatening” e-mails to a member of the state legislature. Gerhart warned Republican State Senator Cliff Branan that he would “make you the laughingstock of the Senate” if he didn’t seek to pass an education bill. Gerhart, who founded the Sooner T... (more)

Wednesday April 10th, 2013

NY Councilwoman Seeks Year in Prison, $1,000 Fine for Buying Knockoff Handbags posted 04/10/2013, 3:15 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
What better way to increase demand for your products than jailing anyone who buys from your competition?

Via MyFoxNY:
New York City Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants to make it a crime to buy counterfeit handbags in Chinatown.

The bill would slap buyers with a maximum $1,000 fine and up to one year in prison.

The purpose of the legislation is to less
... (more)

MSNBC Host Elaborates on Her Claim That Children Don't Belong to Their Parents posted 04/10/2013, 3:11 AM (Reason)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Melissa Harris-Perry says she has received "hateful, personal attacks" in response to an MSNBC promotional video that featured the host talking about the need to "break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents, or kids belong to their families, and recognize that kids belong to whole communities." ... (more)

Monday April 8th, 2013

Lead Sponsor of High Capacity Ban Unaware Magazines Can Be Reloaded posted 04/08/2013, 12:48 AM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

In an odd display of ignorance during a Denver Post forum on gun control, CO Rep. Diana DeGette (D) didn’t seem to understand the obvious basics of how firearms work, all the while being a lead sponsor on a federal ban of high-capacity magazines. As you can see in the video above, the Congresswomen seems to think magazines and ammunition are somehow one and the same an
... (more)

Hawaii Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Dies posted 04/08/2013, 12:45 AM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
A bill that would have decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana has died in the House. Legislators earlier killed a marijuana legalization bill.

The decriminalization bill, Senate Bill 472, passed out of the Senate a month ago and saw fervent debate in House committee hearings, but House leaders said there was not enough support for the bill to mov
... (more)
"Police testified that reforming the marijuana laws would make their job more difficult and increase crime."

Friday April 5th, 2013

Justice Department Seeks To Keep Secret The Names Of Prosecutors Of Aaron Swartz posted 04/05/2013, 1:14 AM (Jonathan Turley)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The Justice Department was once all too eager to announce its prosecution of Aaron Swartz and issue press releases on how they piled on additional counts against him. However, after Swartz committed suicide in response to its unrelenting prosecution, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and the Justice Department now want to keep the names of prosecutors in the case a secret so that they will not be held accountable for the abusive case. The Justice Department routinely holds press conferences in which pr... (more)

Wednesday April 3rd, 2013

Gun rights advocates fear U.N. treaty will lead to U.S. registry posted 04/03/2013, 1:08 AM (Washington Times)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday approved a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty aimed at regulating the estimated $60 billion international arms trade, brushing aside gun rights groups’ concerns that the pact could lead to a national firearms registry in the U.S.... (more)

Tuesday April 2nd, 2013

Golden State Gun Grab Lays Groundwork for Mass Disarmament posted 04/02/2013, 1:02 AM (Michael Tennant)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
A recent news story demonstrates the dangers of letting the government know who owns guns and determine who is permitted to own them. The state of California “requires most weapons sales go through a licensed dealer and be reported,” writes Bloomberg, and it sends agents around to confiscate weapons from people the state has decided are unfit to possess them, “including convicted felons, those under a domestic violence restraining order, or deemed mentally unstable.”... (more)

Monday April 1st, 2013

Montana Governor Vetoes State Nullification of Federal Gun Grab posted 04/01/2013, 12:07 AM (The New American)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
On March 28, Montana Governor Steve Bullock vetoed a nullification bill protecting the Second Amendment rights of Montanans from infringement by the federal government.... (more)

Tuesday March 26th, 2013

Guccifer emails link Tony Blair to top-secret Bohemian Grove gathering posted 03/26/2013, 11:17 PM (RT)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Attending the elusive Bohemian Grove retreat should be a priority for former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, News Corp executive Andrew Knight allegedly writes in an email to US Gen. Colin Powell obtained by RT.... (more)

Monday March 25th, 2013

NYC Mayor Bloomberg: Government has right to 'infringe on your freedom' posted 03/25/2013, 9:58 PM (The Washington Times)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Sunday: Sometimes government does know best. And in those cases, Americans should just cede their rights.

“I do think there are certain times we should infringe on your freedom,” Mr. Bloomberg said, during an appearance on NBC. He made the statement during discussion of his soda ban — just shot down by the courts — and insistence that his fight to control sugary drink portion sizes in the city would go forth.
... (more)

Government spent nearly $3.7M on ex-presidents in 2012 posted 03/25/2013, 9:58 PM (Fox News)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The government spent nearly $3.7 million on former presidents in 2012, according to an analysis just released by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service. That covers a pension, compensation and benefits for office staff, and the government also picks up the tab for other costs like travel, office space and postage.... (more)

Conservative Republicans for Taxing the Internet posted 03/25/2013, 9:57 PM (Laurence Vance)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
This past Friday, an "Internet Sales Tax" amendment (no. 656) to S.Con.Res. 8, sponsored by Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi, passed the Senate with the support of twenty-six Republicans, many of them known as conservatives, with most of them talking about how conservative they are when facing a Democrat in an election. Here are the senators: Alexander (R-TN), Blunt (R-MO), Booz... (more)

Sunday March 24th, 2013

Sen. Paul: Obama, Bush ‘lucky’ they weren’t arrested for smoking pot as kids posted 03/24/2013, 9:30 PM (The Hill)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Arguing against mandatory minimum sentencing for pot use, Paul said that a marijuana-related arrest for either Obama or Bush could have ruined their lives.

“Look, the last two presidents could conceivably have been put in jail for their drug use,” said Paul on “Fox News Sunday.”
... (more)

Fla. House passes bill banning Internet cafes, adult arcades posted 03/24/2013, 9:30 PM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
PORT ST. LUCIE — Internet cafes across the state could soon be forced to close their doors.

The Florida House on Friday overwhelming approved a ban on the gambling establishments.
... (more)

Wednesday March 20th, 2013

NYPD Marijuana Arrests Scandal Blows Up Again posted 03/20/2013, 10:42 AM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
A front page story on The Huffington Post reported on another New York marijuana arrests report by our friend Prof. Harry Levine, this one with Loren Siegel (formerly of ACLU) and DPA's Gabriel Sayegh. It's the best one yet, or at a minimum the title is the best one yet:
... (more)

DHS Refuses to Answer Congress on 1.6 Billion Bullet Purchase posted 03/20/2013, 10:41 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

At CPAC, Luke Rudkowski interviewed Congressman Timothy Huelscamp on his decision to vote against the NDAA which was due to the unconstitutionality of the indefinite detention provision. They also discussed Obama's Disposition Matrix and the large ammunition purchases made by the DHS.

Hallowed Be Thy Name: Ron Paul Tries to Retrieve posted 03/20/2013, 10:40 AM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Now that he’s no longer giving speeches on Capitol Hill, Ron Paul’s main platform for spreading his libertarian message is the Web. He’d like for his command center to be But right now, that domain name is owned by a cohort of his supporters, who since 2008 have used the address to post Paul-related news.... (more)

Leftist Favorite Sen Elizabeth Warren Takes Dig at Pro Legalization Candidate posted 03/20/2013, 10:40 AM (NORML Blog)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Addressing the crowd, Senator Warren said, “I advise everyone to pay very close attention to Dan Winslow’s platform. He has a 100 percent ranking from the gun lobby and he’s for the legalization of marijuana. He wants us armed and stoned.”... (more)

The case for $22-an-hour minimum wage posted 03/20/2013, 10:40 AM (The Week)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes it, citing a study that shows we'd all be earning at least that much if wages kept up with gains in productivity... (more)
Title should read: The case for having the state mandate everyone making less than $22 be fired.

French Minister Tasked With Fighting Tax Fraud Resigns For Having A Secret Swiss Account posted 03/20/2013, 10:40 AM (ZeroHedge)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
While everyone awaits in stunned silence to see what Citadel, GETCO and of course the NY Fed will do with stocks in the aftermath of the shocking Cypriot decision, which nobody has any idea how to respond to because as Europe made it very clear ahead of the vote, there is no "Plan B", here is some comic interlude.... (more)

Tuesday March 19th, 2013

Senator Lindsey Graham Questioned on Drones posted 03/19/2013, 11:21 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

At CPAC 2013, WeAreChange questioned Senator Lindsey Graham on Obama's Disposition Matrix (kill list) and the ability to use drone strikes on American citizens.

Colorado governor to sign gun controls into law posted 03/19/2013, 11:18 AM (Fox News)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
DENVER – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign legislation Wednesday that sets limits on ammunition magazines and expands background checks for firearms, marking a Democratic victory in a state where gun ownership is a treasured right and Second Amendment debate has played out in the wake of two mass shootings.... (more)

Monday March 18th, 2013

GOP Assemblyman who voted against a Medical Marijuana bill is pulled over for speeding and found with pot in his car posted 03/18/2013, 2:53 AM (Times Union)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
ALBANY — Republican Assemblyman Steve Katz was arrested and charged with marijuana possession after a Thursday-morning traffic stop on the Thruway. [...] Katz is a member of the Assembly's Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee as well as its Higher Education Committee. In 2012, he voted against a bill that would have legalized medical marijuana.... (more)

Wednesday March 13th, 2013

Bill would ban lead ammunition in California posted 03/13/2013, 6:59 AM (Associated Press)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Environmentalists are pushing legislation to ban lead ammunition in California to prevent toxins from poisoning scavengers that eat animal remains left by hunters.

Final language of the bill was introduced Monday by Assembly Member Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood, who said the legislation would remove a lingering source of pollution from the environment. It was sponsored by three major environmental groups — Defenders of Wildlife, Audubon California, and the H
... (more)

Tuesday March 12th, 2013

The NYT and Obama officials collaborate to prosecute Awlaki after he's executed posted 03/12/2013, 6:17 AM (Glenn Greenwald)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
A joint media-government attempt to justify the assassination of a US citizen ends up doing the opposite.... (more)

Monday March 11th, 2013

DoD Plans to Use Preemptive Deadly Force on Hackers, Cyber Threats posted 03/11/2013, 6:28 AM (Activist Post)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
A new report from the Department of Defense outlines the military's capability to deter cyber threats with some pretty heavy firepower, including nuclear weapons.... (more)

Colo. Democrats pass most gun-control bills but drop two after rape outcry posted 03/11/2013, 6:23 AM (Washington Times)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
DENVER - Colorado stands to lose its status as a premier hunting and sports-shooting destination if the governor signs gun-control bills now rolling through the state legislature, according to an executive producer for the Outdoor Channel.... (more)

Friday March 8th, 2013

City, ParkAtlanta officials get tickets dismissed posted 03/08/2013, 2:31 AM (MyFoxAtlanta)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
ATLANTA - ParkAtlanta, the company that enforces parking laws in the city, has been controversial since day one.

Their contract says they are not supposed to show favoritism.

FOX 5's I-Team examined nine months of ParkAtlanta tickets to find some top officials at the city and at ParkAtlanta whose tickets were dismissed.

Why? The city said it was a secret program.

So, can the city document their secret program? You can be the judge.... (more)

Wednesday March 6th, 2013

US, International Drug Warriors Attack State Marijuana Legalization posted 03/06/2013, 2:01 AM (
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
As the nation awaits the Obama administration's response to marijuana legalization votes in Colorado and Washington, Tuesday saw a two-pronged attack on the whole notion. On the one hand, former drug czars and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) heads lined up to urge the administration to act now to strangle legalization in its crib, while on the other, the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) warned that allowing states to legalize would violate international drug control treaties.<... (more)

Colorado democratic lawmaker lectures rape survivor about why she shouldn't carry a concealed weapon posted 03/06/2013, 2:00 AM (r/Libertarian)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

Everett, Washington: Judge Rules Hookah Smoking Lounge Illegal posted 03/06/2013, 1:59 AM (YouTube)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]

TSA Sealed $50-Million Sequester-Eve Deal to Buy New Uniforms posted 03/06/2013, 1:56 AM (CNS News)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
The impending sequester did not prevent the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) from acting in late February to seal a $50-million deal to purchase new uniforms for its agents--uniforms that will be partly manufactured in Mexico.

Soon after this new investment in TSA uniforms, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano warned Americans that the lines are already lengthening at airports due to the sequester.
... (more)

Redflex Admits Bribery Scheme in Two More Cities posted 03/06/2013, 1:54 AM (TheNewspaper)
[Category: Politics/Corruption]
Chicago, Illinois is not be the only city where employees of Redflex Traffic Systems have bribed US officials. In a conference call with shareholders on Tuesday, the Australian photo enforcement firm's interim chairman, Michael McConnell, made the admission as he vowed to restore the "ethical compass" of Redflex. ... (more)

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