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Gibson Guitar to Uncle Sam – “From my cold, dead hands”

http://blogs.ajc.com

Are you a guitar owner? More important, do you own a guitar made by Gibson, one of the most well-known American guitar manufacturers? If so, listen up; you may be in Uncle Sam’s cross hairs – as a criminal.

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OK State agencies sweep MidTown outdoor food market

http://newsok.com

The loving imperial government rolled in and shut down these horrible criminals daring to enter into contracts with willing customers who wished to purchase food and drink.

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DOJ Raids Gibson Guitars looking for Illegal Wood

http://www.redstate.com

"The Federal Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. has suggested that the use of wood from India that is not finished by Indian workers is illegal, not because of U.S. law, but because it is the Justice Department’s interpretation of a law in India. (If the same wood from the same tree was finished by Indian workers, the material would be legal.) This action was taken without the support and consent of the government in India."

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Why is the Government Driving Folks Off Their Land?

http://reason.com

From Reason.tv. Nuisance Abatement Teams in the Antelope Valley, CA, are enforcing ridiculous code violations in order to get people to stop living on their land. The Mayor, Mike Antonovich, responsible for enforcing these rules is now, not-so-ironically, heavily involved in promoting an "inland port", a high desert corridor, and a high speed rail line through in the same area.

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Salt Lake City: Mayor to outlaw idling vehicles

http://www.sltrib.com

The evidence is shocking when viewed from the Salt Lake Valley’s canyons: A brown stew of stagnant air swallowing clean air and stealing views like a suffocating shroud. That gunky blanket, seen especially during steamy summer months and winter inversions, is nearly as visible from the valley floor. And it has persuaded Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker to fight back. He wants to outlaw vehicle idling (beyond two minutes) as a means to cleanse the air.

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"Rules are rules." Yard sale to pay medical bills gets shut down

http://salem.katu.com

A woman fighting a terminal form of bone cancer is trying to raise money to help pay bills with a few weekend garage sales, but the city of Salem says she’s breaking the law and is shutting her down.

Jan Cline had no idea, but the city of Salem has a clear law that states a person can only have three yard sales a year.

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Many have failed in effort to count number of federal crimes

http://online.wsj.com

For decades, the task of counting the total number of federal criminal laws has bedeviled lawyers, academics and government officials.

"You will have died and resurrected three times," and still be trying to figure out the answer, said Ronald Gainer, a retired Justice Department official.

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Free pot in exchange for registering to vote?

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

A medical marijuana shop's offer of free pot in exchange for registering to vote appears to have gone up in smoke. Your Healthy Choice Clinic of Lansing, Mich., had been offering a half gram on its website ahead of a vote for city council seats and after the council approved capping the number of medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits and setting a $1,000 application fee.

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Georgia cops bust 10-year-old’s lemonade stand

http://www.rawstory.com

When three girls in Midway, Georgia set up their lemonade stand, they intended to raise enough money to go to the water park. But the ever-vigilant local police quickly identified the girls’ effort as criminal enterprise and shut them down.

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California companies fleeing the Golden State

http://money.cnn.com

Buffeted by high taxes, strict regulations and uncertain state budgets, a growing number of California companies are seeking friendlier business environments outside of the Golden State.

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