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NSA collecting and storing your pictures

The National Security Agency is collecting vast numbers of images sent by individuals communicating via text messages, emails, social media, and other communications, according to the latest documents released by NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden. From The New York Times: The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts […]


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SWAT Team allegedly throws flash grenade, critically injuring toddler, during no-knock raid

The latest victim in the war on drugs and no-knock raids is a 19-month-old toddler in Georgia. The toddler is in critical condition after suffering burns due to a flash grenade thrown in his house by police looking for drugs in a no-knock raid. The Daily Mail reports: A family is in shock after a […]


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House votes to stop medical marijuana raids by Justice Department

Late last night the House of Representatives approved an amendment 219 to 189 which would prohibit the Justice Department from conducting raids on medical marijuana facilities in states that allow medical marijuana. The measure would still have to pass the Senate and be signed by President Obama, but this is a good first step for health […]


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New federal database will include 227 million Americans’ Social Security numbers, entire credit history

Apparently the NSA snooping on all our emails, phone calls, and internet history isn’t enough. Now the government may be tracking our credit history. From The Washington Examiner As many as 227 million Americans may be compelled to disclose intimate details of their families and financial lives — including their Social Security numbers — in a […]


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Directive authorizes Obama to use the military against Americans

According to The Washington Times a 2010 Pentagon Directive authorizes the President to use military force against civilians. The directive contains noncontroversial provisions on support to civilian fire and emergency services, special events and the domestic use of the Army Corps of Engineers. The troubling aspect of the directive outlines presidential authority for the use of […]


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