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SCHOOLED: New Bill Seeks to Severely Restrict Homeschooling in South Carolina

According to an email alert sent out by the Home School Legal Defense Association, a new bill is being introduced in the South Carolina State House of Representatives that would threaten the ability of South Carolinians to effectively and legally homeschool their children as well as further reducing choice in terms of which homeschooling option is selected. HSLDA states that House Bill 3478 (HB 3478) would ...

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MARTIAL LAW: DHS Can Seize Belongings Without Reason

The Fourth Amendment no longer means what you once thought it did: A new report reveals that the government has shrugged off concerns over the alleged constitutional infringements of its own citizens near international crossings. An internal review of the US Department of Homeland Security’s procedures regarding the suspicionless search-and-seizure of phones and laptops near the nation’s border has reaffirm ...

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GAGGED: US Silences 9/11 Eyewitness Hero Rodriquez [VIDEO]

The US has tried to silence a national hero’s eyewitness account of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, Press TV reports. “Actually, there was an initial explosion in the basement seconds before the plane hit. I spoke about it - they didn’t want me to talk about it,” said William Rodriguez, a janitor working for 20 years in the North Tower of the World Trade Center bu ...

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MINORITY REPORT: PA Courts Use Computers To Predict Future Criminal Behavior

Grrreat… Next thing will be a brain scan to determine if you lied about your alibi, India is moving that way. Judges in the Philadelphia court system are now taking advantage of powerful new computer models to help determine how much jail time an offender should get. Computers have been forecasting weather and economic trends for years, but applying algorithms to human behavior is relatively new. “This all ...

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CLASSIFIED: DHS Only Fully Approves 10% Of FOIA Requests

According to an annual report for 2012 just released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), DHS processed a total of 205,895 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests during the year. The report, presented by Acting Chief Freedom of Information Act Officer Jonathan R. Cantor, shows that DHS reduced the backlog of such requests by 30 percent during the year. However, a deeper look at the numbers reve ...

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DRUGGING THE DISSIDENTS: Student Forcibly Hospitalized, Injected For Cursing Professor

A student is suing Columbia University after he was hospitalized against his will for 30 days—apparently for cussing out his Spanish professor, the Columbia Spectator reports. In his lawsuit, Oren Ungerleider admits to calling his professor a bitch in front of the class over a low grade. But he got the surprise of his life at 12:30am when the school's associate dean sent officials into his locked dorm room. ...

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FAA RELEASES DRONE LIST … Is YOUR TOWN on the Map?

View EFF’s updated Map of Domestic Drone Authorizations in a larger window. (Clicking this link will serve content from Google.) The Federal Aviation Administration has finally released a new drone authorization list. This list, released in response to EFF’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, includes law enforcement agencies and universities across the country, and—for the first time—an Indian trib ...

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Philadelphia Courts Begin Using Computer Forecasts to Predict Future Criminal Behavior, Determine Jail Time

Judges in the Philadelphia court system are now taking advantage of powerful new computer models to help determine how much jail time an offender should get. Computers have been forecasting weather and economic trends for years, but applying algorithms to human behavior is relatively new. “This all comes about because of new developments in statistics and computer science that are available to us that reall ...

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KEEP QUITE: US Media Kept US Saudi Drone Base Secret For 2 Yrs

It only came to light after a blackout on reporting agreed by the media and the Obama administration was broken by two US newspapers. The revelation that the US has been operating a secret drone base in Saudi Arabia for the past two years came after a blackout on reporting agreed by American media and the Obama administration was broken by two US newspapers. The first pilotless CIA mission flown from the ba ...

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FALSE RESISTANCE? Is The Tea Party Group Behind 2/23 Demonstration Bogus?

Many people are asking us why there is another "resistance" rally being thrown by a "tea party" group one week after our national protests against Obama on Sat Feb 16. Here is what happened to the best of our knowledge. On January 7, as you can see on our event page, we launched the American Resistance To Obama national march plan to our supporters by email and social media. Over 100,000 potential people we ...

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LIKE HOT CAKES: Americans Purchase A Gun Every 1.5 Seconds

For the last two months Americans have been lining up in unprecedented numbers at gun shops and gun shows across the country. In fact, demand has been so massive that the FBI’s background check system in a number of states crashed as a result of being overwhelmed. In January, some 2.4 million requests were sent to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which ranks last month as the se ...

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DOUBLE STANDARD: Why Don’t White-Collar Criminals Get Equal Time?

The Obama administration collected some crowd-pleasing headlines with its announcement that the Justice Department is suing Standard & Poor’s, the rating agency that notoriously fueled the financial crisis and crash by duping investors into buying billions in rotten securities. The government is said to be seeking a cash penalty of more than $1 billion. That sounds good, but President Obama and his admi ...

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