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Liberty NewsWire: March 15, 2012

In a near-simultaneous announcement, the Afghan Taliban said it was suspending nascent peace talks with the United States seen as a strong chance to end the country's decade-long conflict, blaming "shaky, erratic and vague" U.S. statements. The Taliban decision to suspend the talks was a blow to NATO hopes of a negotiated settlement to the […]


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Dick Cheney Can Plot Wars Around the World, But He’s Afraid to Go to Canada!

It must be hard.  You spend eight years as vice president to war-happy George W. Bush plotting new combat adventures after avoiding military service yourself.  I mean, you had "other priorities," so what's the big deal?! Now you want to go to Canada and those mellow Canucks are anything but.  Reported St. Louis Today: Former […]


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Congressman Amash (R-MI) says “No RFID Chips In Driver’s Licenses”

Its great to see Rep. Amash joining our long standing effort against turning our state issued drivers licenses into a national id and individual tracking system. Rep. Amash sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano urging her to reverse a new policy that requires some states to implant radio frequency identification […]


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Liberty NewsWire: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has now successfully helped more than one project earn over $1 million, turning the traditional model of media production on its ear. What if we could do the same thing for science? With government spending for the sciences on the decline, entrepreneur Matt Salzberg saw an opportunity. He'd create a crowdfunding site […]


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Liberty NewsWire: March 13, 2012

Obama signed an executive order two weeks ago creating a panel to investigate unfair trade practices by nations including China. The administration’s 2013 budget proposal submitted to Congress last month asked for at least 50 people and $26 million in funding, and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk called it the most significant allocation of resources since […]


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