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Germany using typewriters, classical music to thwart NSA

 
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Germany using typewriters, classical music to thwart NSA

German officials, incensed at the NSA’s ability to spy on German officials and citizens, are considering using typewriters to combat NSA spying. According to The Telegraph, government officials are also taking measure to ensure the NSA cannot eavesdrop on conversations: Politicians in Germany have devised an ingenious solution to combat the threat of eavesdropping by American spies: […]


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Bipartisan group of lawmakers urge McCarthy to hold vote on Audit the Fed

Today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to House Majority Whip and House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy, urging him to take action on H.R. 24 “Audit the Fed.” Congressman Paul Broun (R-Ga), the lead sponsor of H.R. 24, penned the letter, which was signed by 22 fellow House Members. HR 24 Audit the […]


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Pennsylvania sends draft notices to men born in 1800s

Yikes! The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation sent notices out to 14,000 men born in the 1800s telling them they must register for the draft. From Reuters: Jane Huey was surprised, to say the least, when a letter arrived at her Kingston, Pennsylvania, home urging Bert Huey to register to be drafted into the U.S. military. […]


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Let your 9-year-old play in the park unsupervised, go to jail

A mother in South Carolina let her 9-year-old daughter play in a park while she was at work. Now, the mother is in jail and the daughter is in the custody of Child Protective Services. From Reason Magazine Here are the facts: Debra Harrell works at McDonald’s in North Augusta, South Carolina. For most of the summer, […]


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LIVE BLOG: House Financial Services Committee Hearing on the Federal Reserve

Director of Legislation, Tim Shoemaker and Vice President of Policy, Norm Singleton will be live blogging the House Financial Services Committee Hearing on the Federal Reserve this morning. You can watch the hearing here. Be sure to hit refresh! 10:12 am Tim: H.R. 24 is currently assigned to two committees in the House, Financial Services, chaired by Jeb […]


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