Friday, November 15, 2013

and 'behind closed doors' still needs answer

Stratfor hacker Jeremy Hammond sentenced to ten years in jail

RT News
15 November 2013

"“I did this because I believe people have the right to know what government and corporations are doing behind closed doors. I did what I believe is right,” he wrote in his statement. "

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more on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trans-Pacific Partnership Ready for Christmas Delivery?

Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
New American
13 November 2013

"The TPP is a direct and deadly attack on sovereignty and representative government masquerading as a Pacific Rim trade pact. "

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would that it were exaggeration...

Obamacare 'fix' affirms Obama as absolute dictator with power to change laws as he pleases

Mike Adams
Natural News
15 November 2013

"The problem with this is that such powers do not exist in the Office of the President. Like everything else surrounding Obamacare, Obama himself is simply inventing new powers as he goes along and hoping no one will question his assumed (illegal) authority."

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intellectual property rights at risk

WikiLeaks publishes secret draft chapter of Trans-Pacific Partnership

Alex Hern and Dominic Rushe
The Guardian
13 November 2013

""If instituted," Assange continues, "the TPP’s intellectual property regime would trample over individual rights and free expression, as well as ride roughshod over the intellectual and creative commons. If you read, write, publish, think, listen, dance, sing or invent; if you farm or consume food; if you’re ill now or might one day be ill, the TPP has you in its crosshairs.""

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Hat tip: Steve Quayle

update on the Louisiana EBT heist

Remember Wal-Mart Giving Away Unlimited EBT Access? This Insider Reveals Who Really Paid the Bill

Daisy Luther
Freedom Outpost
13 November 2013

"Wal-Mart made the decision to override the emergency measure of allowing only $50 per card and rang through heaping full carts of goods. The corporation publicly stepped up to the plate and said that they would take the loss. The government was out nothing, and Wal-Mart saved the day.

But who really paid for the recklessly allowed spending frenzy?"

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current status of one of the German homeschool families

Germany is at it again, this time with homeschoolers

Eric Owens
The Daily Caller
13 November 2013

"A court in Germany has issued an order prohibiting a homeschooling family from emigrating with their four children to another European Union nation where homeschooling is legal."

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