Fed Agency Blows $793k on Promo Items

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TweetYumIn a shameful example of how government squanders your tax dollars, a federal law enforcement agency blew hundreds of thousands of dollars on promotional items like neckties, scarves and lapel pins displaying its official seal. This inconceivable waste involves the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), the Arlington Virginia-based law enforcement agency under the direct authority of […]

San Diego County considers forcing residents to take psychiatric medication under Laura’s Law

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TweetYumSan Diego County in California is considering implementing Laura’s Law, which would give the state’s second most populous county – home to over three million people – the uncontested right to force psychiatric medication upon its residents. Funds for the forced inpatient or outpatient psychiatric incarceration, known as “assisted outpatient treatment” are to be provided […]

Join our voluntary press regulator or we will make you (UK)

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TweetYumLabour will support “full-on statutory regulation” of newspapers if they do not join an approved regulator, the party’s deputy leader said yesterday. Harriet Harman indicated that Labour was prepared to pass legislation forcing newspapers to comply with an authority established by the Government. She was being questioned yesterday by the Commons Culture, Media and Sport […]

Australia not allowing bullion out of the country

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TweetYum So under what authority is the Perth Mint allowed to send their coins via AusPost, while others can’t? This photo was obtained in Victoria when a We Are Change member tried to mail some coins to a friend.    

Obama Administration Doubles Down for Indefinite Detention Authority

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TweetYum  (Common Dreams)   DOJ threatens appeal after judge issues injunction, calls provision ‘unconstitutional’. Federal prosecutors from Obama’s Dept. of Justice on Friday asked a judge to lift an injunction placed on specific section of a recent law that permits the ‘indefinite military detention’ by the United States government and was signed by the President in […]