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East Coast INTERNET TRAFFIC Disrupted By ‘OUTAGE”

Level 3 Communications Inc. said it has fixed an Internet-service outage that left users from Brooklyn to Philadelphia with slow to nonexistent service for nearly 24 hours Saturday after equipment at a New York-area network hub broke down.   A spokesman for the Internet-service provider said Sunday that technicians worked quickly to resolve the outage, which cascaded down to customers using Cablevision ...

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MSNBC President Wants ‘INVESTIGATION’ Into FOXNEWS

Megyn Kelly blew out Rachel Maddow in the key demo on Tuesday after losing to her the night before. "I have never seen it in all my years of cable," says Phil Griffin.   Phil Griffin, president of MSNBC, says there's something fishy about Tuesday's ratings for the Fox News Channel, which were up significantly from a day earlier when Fox News debuted its new schedule. And he wants an investigation. "Mon ...

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**ATTENTION ACTIVISTS** POST About The AMERICAN ‘POLICE STATE’ on FACEBOOK … EXPECT A VISIT FROM THE FBI

HUMBOLDT, AZ — A man says that within hours of making an impassioned post on Facebook, he was being interrogated by police and the FBI.   Blaine Cooper, 33, contacted policestateusa.comwith a concerning story about how his sentiments posted on Facebook had drawn the attention of the federal government.  He showed me the comment and told me that within 24-hours of posting it, he was being contacted by t ...

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JUDGE ORDERS That PARENTS RENAME THEIR SON … IN AMERICA

NEWPORT, TN — The government has the power to rename your children for you.  That’s what one family found out recently in Tennessee. Child Support Magistrate Lu Ann Ballew was overseeing a child support hearing, in which the parents were disputing what the child’s last name should be.  However, the judge used the opportunity to take away the child’s first name. Judge Ballew ordered that Jaleesa Martin chang ...

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H.R. 347: The FEDERAL LAW Which Makes PROTESTING OBAMA … A FELONY!!

It is fairly obvious Obama and Congress rushed through H.R. 347 in order to curtail demonstrations that will undoubtedly occur during both Democrat and Republican conventions this summer. Also known as the “Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011,” the bill makes it a felony to disrupt or protest at any place or event attended by any person with secret service protection. “Current l ...

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Unhappy With U.S. Foreign Policy? Pentagon Says You Might Be A ‘High Threat’

  Watch out for "Hema." A security training test created by a Defense Department agency warns federal workers that they should consider the hypothetical Indian-American woman a "high threat" because she frequently visits family abroad, has money troubles and "speaks openly of unhappiness with U.S. foreign policy." That slide, from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), is a startling demonstrat ...

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Army Bans Soldiers From Reading About NSA

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army has ordered its personnel not to go to the latest postings on the website of the British newspaper The Guardian to read revelations of information given to its reporter because it contains a “TOP SECRET slide show.” The email, which WND received from a Department of Defense source, was addressed to a couple hundred military personnel and civilians working for DOD. The source who p ...

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CITY to BAN Hammers, Wrenches, Tripods, Canes, Shields and Other ‘TOOLS OF VANDALISM’

  Forget "gun control." That's old news. The city of Oakland, California now wants to ban any object that could be used as a "tool of vandalism," including hammers, wrenches, slingshots, shields and presumably anything else with a blunt edge such as garden rakes or sticks. It's all part of Oakland's response to recent protests in which angry mobs of people caused significant damage to local businesses ...

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FIRED FOR STANDING FOR FREEDOM: “I Got Into Law Enforcement to Serve and Protect, NOT BE A BULLY” [W/VIDEO]

LATEST UPDATE: http://reason.com/blog/2013/07/26/onl... Auburn, Alabama is home to sprawling plains, Auburn University, and a troubling police force. After the arrival of a new police chief in 2010, the department entered an era of ticket quotas and worse. "When I first heard about the quotas I was appalled," says former Auburn police officer Justin Hanners, who claims he and other cops were given directive ...

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