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 […]
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 […]
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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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 millions of tons of hummus each month, is lobbying the Food and Drug Administration to write new rules governing who can claim […]