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One Third of 18- to 34-year-olds living with parents

Nearly one-third of all 18-to 34-year-olds are living with their parents, a figure that has seen a dramatic increase in the past 7 years. From Business Insider: Those graduating are being confronted by a challenging job market, which eventually [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

NBC Interviews Edward Snowden

You can watch the full interview here.

Greenwald to publish list of citizens targeted by NSA

In his latest NSA revelations, journalist Glen Greenwald says he plans to release the names of US citizens who have been targeted by the United States government. From Real Clear Politics: “One of the big questions when it comes to domestic [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

First they came for the hummus

Imagine the horror of mere commoners determining the definition of hummus! Fortunately Sabra Dipping in Chesterfield, Virginia is lobbying the government to save us all. From Reason: The company, whose Chesterfield, Virginia, plant produces [...]

Burrus: Should it be against law to criticize Harry Reid?

Trevor Burrus, a research fellow at the Cato Institute, writes in the Boston Herald about Harry Reid's attempt to limit the First Amendment: The world has never seen, and never will see, a law aimed at eliminating the praise of the lawmakers. [...]