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86M Full-Time Private-Sector Workers Sustain 148M Benefit Takers External Link

(cnsnews.com) Buried deep on the website of the U.S. Census Bureau is a number every American citizen, and especially those entrusted with public office, should know.
Other News  |  April 16, 2014  |  Comment


Feds: Detroit pension fund trustee pocketed basket of cash, trips for him and mistress External Link

(freep.com) For 30 years, attorney Ronald Zajac watched over Detroit's billion-dollar pension funds. He turned out to be a thief who made a $400,000 salary scamming the system, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday.
Sacred Silence  |  April 16, 2014  |  Comment


NY High School Principal: "There are limits" to free speech External Link

(newyork.cbslocal.com) Two Long Island high school students have been suspended indefinitely for allegedly bringing a Confederate flag to school.
Civil Liberties  |  April 16, 2014  |  Comment




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Beef, Pork And Shrimp Prices Soar To Record Highs External Link

(zerohedge.com) Prices for shrimp have jumped to a 14-year high in recent months, spurred by a disease that's ravaging the crustacean's population.
U.S. News  |  April 16, 2014  |  Comment


Rand Paul Defends Cliven Bundy, Says Feds Shouldn't "Violate The Law"

Rand Paul Defends Cliven Bundy, Says Feds Shouldn't "Violate The Law" External Link

(washingtontimes.com) "The federal government shouldn't violate the law, nor should we have 48 federal agencies carrying weapons and having SWAT teams," Mr. Paul told a Kentucky radio station.
U.S. News  |  April 16, 2014  |  Comment


Pizza delivery man is attacked, then shoots would-be robber External Link

(buffalonews.com) The incident was the second recent case of employees of city pizza shops rebuffing robbers.
Other News  |  April 16, 2014  |  Comment


Sheriff: Feds strategize for "raid" on Bundy ranch External Link

(wnd.com) Sources inside the federal government warn that Washington's weekend retreat in a dispute over grazing land in Nevada was only a move to distract attention and diffuse tensions, because a raid on the family‚Äôs ranch still is planned.
U.S. News  |  April 15, 2014  |  Comment


High School Wants a Dress Code for Parents Dropping Kids Off External Link

(tampa.cbslocal.com) A School Board member brought up the idea after noticing parents dropping their kids off while wearing saggy pants that exposes their underwear.
Other News  |  April 15, 2014  |  Comment


State Department Misplaced $6B Under Hillary Clinton

State Department Misplaced $6B Under Hillary Clinton External Link

(freebeacon.com) A newly released report by the Inspector General has found that The State Department misplaced and lost some $6 billion due to the improper filing of contracts during the past six years, mainly during the tenure of former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton.
U.S. News  |  April 15, 2014  |  Comment


FBI Will Have Up To One Third Of Americans On Biometric Database By Next Year External Link

(eff.org) New documents released by the FBI show that the Bureau is well on its way toward its goal of a fully operational face recognition database by this summer.
Technology  |  April 15, 2014  |  Comment


Harry Reid on Bundy Ranch Standoff: "It's not over"

Harry Reid on Bundy Ranch Standoff: "It's not over" External Link

(infowars.com) After remaining silent for days, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid made comments regarding the ongoing dispute between the Bureau of Land Management and rancher Cliven Bundy today, accusing the Bundy family of violating the law.
U.S. News  |  April 15, 2014  |  Comment


Glow-in-the-dark roads make debut in Netherlands External Link

(wired.co.uk) Light-absorbing glow-in-the-dark road markings have replaced streetlights on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands.
Technology  |  April 15, 2014  |  Comment


Virginia police use automated license plate readers to quietly track drivers External Link

(watchdog.org) The state's highest constitutional office has already said random collection and storage isn't legal -- but many local police departments in Virginia continue to do it.
Civil Liberties  |  April 15, 2014  |  Comment


Governor O'Malley signs MOU agreement with Cork Ireland 5/10/2013. Photo Credit: MarylandGovPics / Flickr (CC)

Maryland Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

(thedailyheap.com) Governor Martin O'Malley signed more than 100 laws on Monday, including a bill expanding Maryland's medical marijuana program, as well as legislation decriminalizing the possession of less than 10 grams.
Civil Liberties  |  April 14, 2014  |  Comment


Record-High 60% of Californians Say They Pay Too Much Tax External Link

(breitbart.com) Ahead of the April 15 tax deadline, a record-high 60% of Californians say that they pay "much more" or "somewhat more" in taxes than they should, according to a recent survey by the Public Policy Institute of California
U.S. News  |  April 14, 2014  |  Comment




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Four Dead, 37 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings External Link

(dnainfo.com) Four people were killed on the first weekend of the year to feature a stretch of warm weather, and the violence began as the school day ended on the warm Friday afternoon when a teenage girl, Gakira Barnes, was fatally shot in Woodlawn.
U.S. News  |  April 14, 2014  |  Comment


Study: Children Exposed To Violent Video Games Retain Aggressive Behavior

Study: Children Exposed To Violent Video Games Retain Aggressive Behavior External Link

(detroit.cbslocal.com) A recent study by researchers at Iowa State University suggests kids who play violent video games will have more aggressive behavior and keep aggressive thoughts regardless of age, gender or parental involvement.
Health  |  April 14, 2014  |  Comment


Homeland Security app: "See something, send something" External Link

(dispatchpolitics.dispatch.com) Ohio Homeland Security officials are asking smartphone users to "see something, send something" with the release of an app to forward reports and photos of suspicious activity.
Technology  |  April 14, 2014  |  Comment


First-ever marijuana vending machine to debut in Colorado External Link

(upi.com) A Colorado company has introduced the first-ever marijuana vending machine, which will soon be put to use at a state dispensary.
Other News  |  April 14, 2014  |  Comment


How Google became a master of Washington influence

How Google became a master of Washington influence External Link

(washingtonpost.com) Google's federal lobbying spending now ranks on par with the largest U.S. corporations active in Washington. The company went from 213th place in 2004 to second in 2012.
Sacred Silence  |  April 14, 2014  |  Comment


Texas City to Re-Use Sewage for Drinking Water External Link

(mysanantonio.com) Wichita Falls is so far behind on rainfall that city leaders are asking state regulators for permission to use treated toilet flushes as drinking water.
Health  |  April 14, 2014  |  Comment


Feds Retreat from Bundy Ranch Standoff External Link

(abcnews.go.com) A Nevada cattle rancher appears to have won his week-long battle with the federal government.
U.S. News  |  April 12, 2014  |  Comment


Obama's press secretary decorates home with Soviet propaganda

Obama's press secretary decorates home with Soviet propaganda  External Link

(theweek.com) White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and his family are featured in a worshipful profile in this month's Washingtonian magazine.
Sacred Silence  |  April 12, 2014  |  Comment


Militias head to Bundy Ranch standoff with feds External Link

(washingtontimes.com) Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's decades-long battle against the federal government over grazing rights has heated to the point where militia groups have joined in and taken up spots against the feds who've circled his land.
U.S. News  |  April 12, 2014  |  Comment


TSA officials under investigation for illegal weapons distribution scheme

TSA officials under investigation for illegal weapons distribution scheme External Link

(foxnews.com) The director of the Federal Air Marshal Service is retiring after being investigated for his role in an alleged operation to acquire guns for officials' personal use.
Sacred Silence  |  April 12, 2014  |  Comment


Police in Iowa City With Population of 7,000 Acquire Military Tank External Link

(dailyiowan.com) Originally designed to resist landmines and IEDs, it sure seems like the MRAP will come in handy for the notorious war zone otherwise known as Washington County, Iowa.
Other News  |  April 10, 2014  |  Comment


Tennessee Wants to Ban the U.N. From Monitoring Its Elections External Link

(nationaljournal.com) On Tuesday, the Tennessee state Senate passed a bill banning U.N. elections monitors from overseeing state elections -- unless they have express permission from the U.S. Senate to be there.
U.S. News  |  April 10, 2014  |  Comment


Feds Setup "First Amendment Area" at Nevada Bundy Ranch Standoff External Link

(infowars.com) Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has inserted himself into the escalating standoff between cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and federal officials by blasting the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over their creation of a "First Amendment Area" outside of which free speech is banned.
Civil Liberties  |  April 10, 2014  |  Comment


North Korean defector gives look into living under Kim Jong-il regime External Link

(dailylife.com.au) "I was still so brainwashed that I thought Kim Jong-il could read my mind from afar. Even though I had escaped, I wouldn't let myself think anything negative about the regime."
Sacred Silence  |  April 10, 2014  |  Comment


200 Armed Feds Surround Nevada Ranch while Contractors Forcibly Remove Cattle

200 Armed Feds Surround Nevada Ranch while Contractors Forcibly Remove Cattle External Link

(freebeacon.com) A two-decades-old battle between a Nevada rancher and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has resulted in officials armed with machine guns surrounding the ranch and forcibly removing the owner's cattle.
U.S. News  |  April 9, 2014  |  Comment


Innocent man jailed for 25 years after authorities suppress key evidence External Link

(cnn.com) A New York judge Tuesday vacated the conviction of a man who spent nearly a quarter of a century behind bars for a Brooklyn slaying that occurred while he was vacationing in Florida.
Other News  |  April 9, 2014  |  Comment


LAPD officers tampered with patrol car monitoring equipment, records show External Link

(latimes.com) Los Angeles police officers tampered with voice recording equipment in dozens of patrol cars in an effort to avoid being monitored while on duty, according to records and interviews.
Other News  |  April 8, 2014  |  Comment


Americans Spend More on Taxes Than Food, Clothing, Housing -- Combined External Link

(dailycaller.com) The day when the nation collectively has made enough money to pay its total tax burden for the year is three days later this year, according to a new report.
U.S. News  |  April 8, 2014  |  Comment


Credit card skimmers found on NYC train station ticket machines

Credit card skimmers found on NYC train station ticket machines External Link

(myfoxny.com) Credit card reading devices and tiny hidden cameras attached to ticket vending machines were discovered at the Baldwin train station during a routine inspection last week, said the Long Island Rail Road.
Technology  |  April 8, 2014  |  Comment


Vandals Flip Over Smart Cars in San Francisco External Link

(nbcbayarea.com) Someone's been vandalizing compact Smart cars in San Francisco, flipping the tiny vehicles on their front and rear ends in the city's streets.
Other News  |  April 8, 2014  |  Comment


Maryland Gov. O'Malley expected to sign marijuana decriminalization bill External Link

(washingtonpost.com) Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) said Monday that he will sign a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Civil Liberties  |  April 7, 2014  |  Comment



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