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Liberty NewsWire Monday, April 2nd, 2012

 

Liberty NewsWire Monday, April 2nd, 2012

WASHINGTON — Law enforcement tracking of cellphones, once the province mainly of federal agents, has become a powerful and widely used surveillance tool for local police officials, with hundreds of departments, large and small, often using it aggressively with little or no court oversight, documents show." – Eric Lichtblau for the New York Times.  See full article link immediately below.

Individual Liberty

Police State:

The New York Times – Police Tracking of Cellphones Raises Privacy Fears

Gun Control:

Bloomberg – Fed’s Kocherlakota Says Doing ‘As Well as it Can’

Internet Freedom:

The Telegraph (UK) – Internet Activity 'To Be Monitored' Under New Laws

TechDirt – If ACTA Is So Great, Where Are All The Supporters Extolling Its Virtues?

TSA & Travel Freedom:

TechDirt – How The TSA's Security Theater Harms US All

Drug War:

Reason – Study Finds a Third of Bronx Pot Busts Are Bogus

Foreign Policy

War on Terror:

Los Angeles Times – In Yemen, lines blur as U.S. steps up airstrikes

Afghanistan:

Time – Afghanistan: A Bleak Report from the Front

Washington Post – Rogue Afghan police officer: A Taliban infiltrator's road to fratricide

Iran:

Politico – Hillary Clinton to Iran: Prove What You Say

Syria:

Financial Times – US Signals Support for Arming Syria Rebels         

Economic Issues

Student Debt:

Washington Post – Senior Citizens Continue to Bear Burden of Student Loans

Federal Reserve:

Seeking Alpha – U.S. Inflation: The Road to Zimbabwe

USA Today – Government Bond Funds Losing Their Allure

Constitution

Obamacare:

CNN – In Opposing Obamacare, We Were Serious the Whole Time


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