Liberty NewsWire: Monday, March 12th, 2012

SEATTLE -- On the heels of a scathing federal review of Seattle police practices, dash-cam video is once again at the center of a firestorm at City Hall.

This time, the city is suing an attorney who wanted dash-cam videos connected to alleged police misconduct.

KOMO News sued the city of Seattle after public information requests for police dash-cam video were not fulfilled. The suit alleges violation of the public records law.

But criminal defense attorney James Egan never expected the city would preemptively sue him just for asking for police dash cam video." - Tracy Vedder for Komo News (Seattle).  See full article below.

Individual Liberty

Police State:

Komo News (Seattle) - Seattle Sues Attorney Over Public Records Request

War on Drugs:

Boston Globe – New Hampshire House Votes 162-161 to Decriminalize Marijuana

Bloomberg – Acapulco Drug Gangs Making Sate’s $1.4 Million Condos Hard Sell

Reason - New Orleans Police Kill Unarmed Man During Pot Raid

Internet Freedom:

Huffington Post - UN's ITU Could Become Next Internet Freedom Threat

TechDirt - If Phishing Email Can Kill NY Power Grid, Lack Of Cybersecurity Legislation Is Not The Problem

Gun Control:

Fox News – Astros Will Don Retro Jerseys After MLB Drops Gun Control Bid

Sound Money

Housing Bubble:

Fox News – Fannie, Freddie CEO Pay Limited, Bonuses Cut

Federal Reserve:

Bloomberg – Treasuries Snap Three-Day Drop as Investors Question Strength of Recovery

Market Watch – U.S. Stock Market Outlook: Greece Fades, Fed Looms


Real Clear Politics - Obama's Energy Abyss


Reuters - Harrisburg, PA to Skip Two Debt Payments

Foreign Policy

Foreign Aid/Misc:

Reason - A Guide to Joseph Kony and the Backlash Against Invisible Children


Time - Taliban Vows Revenge for U.S. Soldier's Alleged Shooting Rampage


Washington Post - Iran Fact Sheet: Nuclear Advances but no Confirmed Weapon Steps Despite Suspicions

CBS News - The Spymaster: Meir Dagan on Iran's threat

Real Clear Politics - Rattling Iran's Weak Link

New York Times - Netanyahu Says U.S. and Israeli 'Clocks' Differ on Iran's Threat



The Atlantic – Why Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion Will Reduce Health Care Access

Forbes – Justice Antonin Scalia: Man On the Obamacare Margin

The Hill – Conservative Seniors Group: Dem Senators Will Ration Medicare

Forbes - How the Chevy Volt Is Like Obamacare

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