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Austrian Economics: Understand Economics, Understand the World
The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires
The Disappearing Male: From Virility to Sterility

The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off
Operation Gladio: The Hidden History of U.S. Sponsored False Flag Terrorism in EuropeThe New American Century: The Untold History of The Project for the New American Century
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Archived News 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.

Via KKTV:
Marijuana legalization may have received more votes from Coloradans than President Obama--who carried the state--but some lawmakers are still mulling over a repeal.

As the debate over how to tax marijuana rages on, sister station KCNC reports that a draft bill floating around the Capitol proposes repealing recreational marijuana if voters don't approve a 15 percent excise tax on retail pot and a 15 percent marijuana sales tax.[...]

Some lawmakers argue that the purpose of legalizing marijuana was to bring more revenue into the state, particularly for education, and that if it's not accomplishing that it shouldn't be legal.
In other words, your freedoms are only permitted so long as they provide the state with revenue.
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Man Charged For Not Rolling Window All The Way Down posted 05/01/2013, 12:22 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
A Richmond County, Georgia police officer running a fourth amendment violating checkpoint hunted a man down for turning around to leave the checkpoint then charged him with obstruction for failing to roll his window down 'all the way' in spite of the officer's orders. The cops say you have to follow their every commands or else they can charge you with obstructing. ... (more)

Investigators Trashed Wrongly Accused Ricin Sender's House posted 05/01/2013, 12:22 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
The innocent Elvis impersonator wrongly charged for allegedly sending ricin through the mail had his house completely trashed and made "uninhabitable" by the government's investigators. Now he is having to fight the state to have his property repaired.

Via AP:
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man’s house is uninhabitable after investigators searched it but fa... (more)

Cop Shot Himself While Driving, Let Car Crash Into Oncoming Traffic posted 05/01/2013, 12:22 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Pretty selfish way to commit suicide...

Via The Washington Examiner:
A Bladensburg police officer who died after a collision in Anne Arundel County had shot himself while driving, the Maryland medical examiner determined.

Officer Brian Johnson died from a gunshot wound to the upper body, and his death was a suicide, Anne Ar
... (more)

Video Shows 747 Crash After Takeoff At Bagram Airfield posted 05/01/2013, 12:21 AM (InformationLiberation)
[Category: General]

For those who don't know, the US' Bagram Air Base houses a massive hellish prison/torture center described as worse than Abu Ghraib.

Here's the background on this incident:

The plane -- owned by National Airlines, an Orlando, Florida-based subs
... (more)

ICE Starts Raiding Mobile Phone Repair Shops To Stop Repairs With Aftermarket Parts posted 05/01/2013, 12:20 AM (Techdirt)
[Category: Big Brother/Orwellian]
Apparently Homeland Security's Immigration & Custom's Enforcement (ICE) team has found a new tech issue to overreact to and overhype. shutslar points us to a story of ICE agents raiding 25 smartphone repair shops in South Florida for daring to repair phones with aftermarket parts, rather than original p... (more)

Ron Paul: Shutdown After Boston Bombings More Frightening Than Attack Itself posted 05/01/2013, 12:20 AM (Ron Paul)
[Category: Commentary]
Forced lockdown of a city. Militarized police riding tanks in the streets. Door-to-door armed searches without warrant. Families thrown out of their homes at gunpoint to be searched without probable cause. Businesses forced to close. Transport shut down.

These were not the scenes from a military coup in a far off banana republic, but rather the scenes just over a week ago in Boston as the United States got a taste of martia
... (more)

The 'Lazy, not Lawless' Defense posted 05/01/2013, 12:20 AM (PoliceMisconduct.net)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
From the New York Times:
The picture painted in court of the New York Police Department’s officers was not pretty.

Ten percent of them were malcontents who worked as little as possible. Unless they are being paid overtime, officers seem to avoid writing summonses. Indeed, some police officers need to be weaned of the idea that they are paid
... (more)

Tsarnaev family received $100G in benefits posted 05/01/2013, 12:20 AM (Boston Herald)
[Category: Economy]
The Tsarnaev family, including the suspected terrorists and their parents, benefited from more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded assistance — a bonanza ranging from cash and food stamps to Section 8 housing from 2002 to 2012, the Herald has learned.

BitCoin Is Gold 2.0: Venture Capitalist posted 05/01/2013, 12:19 AM (CNBC)
[Category: Economy]
The bitcoin boom is just getting started, two venture capitalists said Monday at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference.

Get ready for a wave of new bitcoin start-ups, said Chris Dixon, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz.

Bitcoin start-ups are a "very interesting area" and present an opportunity for
... (more)

Mexico to Rein In US Agencies in Drug War posted 05/01/2013, 12:19 AM (StoptheDrugWar.org)
[Category: Geopolitics]
In a sharp break with the policies of his predecessor, recently installed Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is moving to restrict the open relationships US law enforcement, intelligence, and security agencies have developed with their Mexican counterparts as the two countries attempt to repress violent and powerful Mexican drug trafficking organizations, the so-called cartels.

The move was hinted at broadly in the

Former Newark police officer gets 5 years for striking man with gun posted 05/01/2013, 12:15 AM (NJ.com)
[Category: Tyranny/Police State]
Fierro, 46, was sentenced to five years in prison today following a trial in February in which he was convicted of second-degree official misconduct third-degree aggravated assault and a disorderly persons offense. The second-degree charge carries a mandatory minimum prison term of five years.

'Obamacare' Poll Finds 42% of Americans Unaware It's Law posted 05/01/2013, 12:15 AM (ABC News)
[Category: General]
A new poll finds that many Americans are confused about the health care overhaul legislation commonly called “Obamacare.”

The Kaiser Family Foundation released results of a non-partisan study today finding more than 40 percent did not even know the law was in place.

Man turns tables on shotgun-wielding attacker posted 05/01/2013, 12:15 AM (The Sideshow)
[Category: Resistance]

A man being robbed at gunpoint at 5 a.m. Saturday morning in New Orleans turned the tables on his attacker when he managed to grab the shotgun, causing the attacker to flee.



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