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Hemp Seeds Finally Make It to Kentucky

 
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Hemp Seeds Finally Make It to Kentucky

After some back and forth with the Drug Enforcement Administration, including Kentucky agriculture officials filing suit against the federal government, the contested hemp seeds have made it to the Bluegrass State. Via USA Today: FRANKFORT, Ky. — The state Department of Agriculture received its first legal shipment of hemp seeds in years at around noon Friday with […]


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#RetroReid Rewind

There’s #Throwback Thursday, and now there’s #RetroReid Rewind, starting with this gem from 1995, where then-just-plain-ol’-Senator Harry Reid says, “I think we should audit the Federal Reserve”: Fast forward to 2010, when now-you’ve-got-some-power-to-do-something-about-it Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid states in a campaign debate, “There should be a Federal Reserve audit.” So it’s great we’ve got […]


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“Be Vewy Vewy Quiet, We’re Hunting the Fourth Amendment”

Along with many other privacy concerns in this growing Information Age, license plate scanners have become a hot topic of debate.  And Vigilant Solutions, one company providing law enforcement with such power, doesn’t want customers talking about it. Via Wired: Vigilant Solutions, founded in 2009, claims to have the nation’s largest repository of license-plate images […]


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Don’t Ex-Tend Ex-Im

In Forbes online today, Doug Bandow lays out the case for why Congress should refuse to renew the Export-Import Bank when its authorization expires later this year: Nothing brings out the well-tailored lobbyists in Washington quite like a threat to corporate welfare.  With the Export-Import Bank’s legal authorization set to run out this year, the Chamber […]


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Ron Paul Coming to New York

On Monday, May 12, C4L Chairman Ron Paul will be one of the keynote speakers at the Metals & Minerals Investment Conference at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. From their website: The New York Metals and Minerals Investment Conference (formerly the New York Hard Assets Investment Conference) is an annual conference offering the […]


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