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NEW HAMPSHIRE LEGALIZED MEDICAL MARIJUANA

  New Hampshire became the 19th state to legalize medical marijuana on Tuesday when Governor Maggie Hassan signed HB 573, which passed the legislation with bipartisan support. The law takes effect immediately, although it may be over a year before the program is up and running. Patients must obtain a registry ID card from the state and buy their marijuana at special dispensaries. These dispensaries cou ...

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NAACP SAYS IT ISN’T OVER FOR ZIMMERMAN

  The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) said Saturday it was “outraged and heartbroken” over George Zimmerman being found not guilty. The organization, which focuses on ensuring the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination, has vowed to pursue “civil rights charges” with the Department of J ...

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US WIRETAPPING of INNOCENT PEOPLE SKYROCKETED IN 2012

  Last week the U.S. Federal Court system quietly published its annual Wiretap report to Congress. The Administrative Office of the United States Courts is required by law to annually report the number of federal and state applications for court orders to “intercept wire, oral, or electronic communications”. This report only covers wiretapping orders by U.S. courts and does not include anything related ...

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SCHOOL DISTRICT LOSES FEDERAL FUNDING B/C … They REFUSE To SUBMIT To MICHELLE OBAMA’S BRAINWASHING PROGRAM

Many students in America have stated they dislike the new federal school lunch guidelines that are set to go into effect in the fall. It’s not just the students, school staff and parents have also expressed discontent over the guidelines pushed by First Lady Michelle Obama. Students in the Catlin, Illinois district disliked the federal guidelines so much; the district has pulled out of the National School L ...

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NO CAKE: Happy 100th Birthday U.S. Federal Income Tax

On February 3rd, 1913, one of the two most historic events in US history took place: the ratification of the 16th amendment, which established Congress' right to impose a Federal income tax on Americans, and overturned Article I, Section 9 of the US Constitution which explicitly prohibited a general income tax. The amendment was brief and to the point, and read as follows: "The Congress shall have power to ...

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LOAD UP: Tennessee Introducing Major Gun Protection – NO Restrictions on Guns, Any Federal Law NULL AND VOID!

Sen. Beavers and Rep. Butt Introduce Strong New Legislation to Stop Gun Control Sen. Mae Beavers and Rep. Sheila Butt introduced a bill Tuesday to amend the Tennessee Firearms Freedom Act of 2009 so that it adds bold new protections for Tennessee firearms owners.  The original Firearms Freedom Act exempted from federal law and authority firearms that were manufactured, sold, and retained in Tennessee. 
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PEACE PIPE: Washington Governor Encouraged After Marijuana Legalization Meeting with Feds

It appears that the US Department of Justice may indeed let Washington state proceed with marijuana legalization. 
 Washington Governor Jay Inslee met with US Attorney General Eric Holder this week to discuss marijuana legalization in the state. Inslee said the meeting was "very satisfying" and that he was "encouraged" that the Feds will respect the will of Washington voters. This past Election Day Washingt ...

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ABOVE THE LAW: Assistant Attorney General Admits On TV That In The US Justice Does Not Apply To The Banks

Those who watched Frontline's special on why nobody has been prosecuted on Wall Street titled appropriately "The Untouchables" didn't learn much new. The rehash of ideas presented is what has been well known for years - namely that when it comes to prosecuting Wall Street criminals nothing will ever happen, because as Bill Gross tweeted " Its not Republican in politics. Its not Dem in politics. Its money in ...

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CUTTING BAIT: Federal Employees Uncertain Future With Obama

America’s civilian employees of more than 2 million face “an uncertain future” as discussions during the next two months on raising the nation’s borrowing limit, deficit reduction and the budget could have a direct effect on their pocketbooks and workplaces, The Washington Post warned in a report published on Tuesday. 
 Unpaid furloughs are a real possibility, and the potential for layoffs has workers worri ...

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House GOP release bill to reverse Obama’s pay raise for federal employees

House Republicans proposed a bill today that would cut the pay of Vice President Joe Biden and other federal officials, noting that the executive order that President Obama signed to raise their pay costs $11 billion in new spending. 
 “The President has once again demonstrated his penchant for unrestrained spending by giving federal employees an across the board pay hike and sticking the rest of us with th ...

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