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DHS Shuts Down Dwolla Payments to and From Mt. Gox

http://betabeat.com

The Department of Homeland Security appears to have shut down the ability to use Dwolla, a mobile payment service, to withdraw and deposit money into Mt. Gox, a Bitcoin trading platform. A Dwolla representative confirmed the move to Betabeat. Chris Coyne, cofounder of OKCupid, posted a screenshot of an email he received from Dwolla, stating that due to recent orders from the Department of Homeland Security, Dwolla cannot complete the bank transfer to Mt. Gox.

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Gun plans the State Department demanded be taken down. (seed freely)

http://thepiratebay.sx

This is a link to a torrent of the plans for the World's First 3D Printable Firearm. The state department has demanded that the original creator remove them from the internet. Apparently they have never heard of The Streisand Effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect

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Category: Firearms, Guns and Weapons   Tags:
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Bloomberg Refused Second Slice of Pizza at Local Restaurant

http://dailycurrant.com

From The Daily Currant and the "Serves" Him Right Department... they are thinking of his health, of course -- it's for his benefit.

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Bill protecting those who film police moves through TX Legislature

http://libertyfight.com

A proposed bill introduced in the Texas State legislature would protect those who film police in public and would prohibit a person from being prosecuted if they refuse to stop filming at the command of an officer.

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Judge admits prohibition is all about the money

http://blog.mpp.org

Bryan-College Station Judge John Delaney reported that probation officers in Brazos County had told him that passage of the bill, with its removal of incarceration and therefore of probation, would devastate their offices. Why? Because almost half of the county’s misdemeanor probationers have been convicted of possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. “We live off our under-two-ounce misdemeanor guys. They pay the rent.”

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Stefan Molynuex Announced He Has Been Diagnosed With Lymphoma

http://www.youtube.com

Stefan Molynuex announced he's been diagnosed with lymphoma. Apparently the prognosis is good (as far as those things go) but he was unable to obtain an accurate and timely diagnosis within the Canadian medical system and had to travel internationally in order to purchase effective care.

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Call us if the guy down the street says he hates the government.

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com

Florida House and Senate budget leaders have awarded Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw $1 million for a new violence prevention unit aimed at preventing tragedies like those in Newtown, Conn., and Aurora, Colo., from occurring on his turf.

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Detroit "devolves" into voluntary society. *Sort of*

http://news.yahoo.com

A growing collection of volunteers, some affluent, some just average guys riding their Toros, are trying to pick up some services that local government can't provide.

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Created by Jed I. Knight 49 weeks 2 days ago – Made popular 49 weeks 2 days ago
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Smokedown Prohibition V: Adam Kokesh and NA Poe Arrested (video)

http://theinternationallibertarian.blogspot.com

At Smokedown prohibition V Adam Kokesh is targeted for arrest even though it is obvious he isn't smoking marijuana. This happened on May 18, 2013 at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA.

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Created by darrenlobo 48 weeks 16 hours ago – Made popular 48 weeks 10 hours ago
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Kokesh arrested 5/18 at Smoke Down Prohibition V

http://www.youtube.com

Video of police turning violent against peaceful protesters in Philly today, kidnapping and caging Adam Kokesh and others at Smoke Down Prohibition V.

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Created by Voluntary Gary 48 weeks 1 day ago – Made popular 48 weeks 20 hours ago
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Man Arrested for Climbing a Tree Without a Permit

http://globalnews.ca

“I came down from the tree and he started to handcuff me,” Deziel said. “I pulled away, right. I didn’t want to be arrested.”

But it’s what happened next that infuriated Deziel and his mother.

“He tripped me and I fell face first into that puddle right there...scratching my nose, beating up my lips and breaking my collar bone.”

When he was on the ground he was handcuffed

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The NSA Is Building the Country's Biggest Spy Center.

http://www.wired.com

The breakthrough was enormous, says the former official, and soon afterward the agency pulled the shade down tight on the project, even within the intelligence community and Congress. “Only the chairman and vice chairman and the two staff directors of each intelligence committee were told about it,” he says. The reason? “They were thinking that this computing breakthrough was going to give them the ability to crack current public encryption.”

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My Sister Forced Us Apart, Took Home Because We Weren't Married

http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com

A Texas man says he and his partner were together for 34 years but his partner’s sister has now forced them apart, taken their home, and his partner’s finances — and done it legally because they weren’t married. For the last six years his partner, Jim, who is older, suffered from Alzheimer’s. Jim’s estranged sister, Lon Watts writes on Facebook, was able to take their home and Jim’s finances through the courts by filing for guardianship — despite Lon having power of attorney.

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Florida Teen Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad

http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com

At 7 a.m. on Monday, the 16 year-old mixed some common household chemicals in a small 8 oz water bottle on the grounds of Bartow High School in Bartow, Florida. The reaction caused a small explosion that caused the top to pop up and produced some smoke. No one was hurt and no damage was caused. After the explosion Wilmot was taken into custody by a school resources officer and charged with possession/discharge of a weapon on school grounds and discharging a destructive device. She will be tried as an adult. She was then taken to a juvenile assessment center.

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Tennessee Police Operate Shakedown Scheme for Profit

http://www.youtube.com

The police across this country can do just about anything under the guise of the war on drugs. Whether you have ever touched drugs in your life, or not - we are all suspects in the War on Drugs.

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Created by snowdog2012 51 weeks 3 days ago – Made popular 51 weeks 1 day ago
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Tax-free Internet shopping jeopardized

http://news.yahoo.com

The bill would empower states to require online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes for purchases made over the Internet. The sales taxes would be sent to the states where a shopper lives.

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Bloomberg "Constitution Will Have to Change" After Boston Bombing

http://politicker.com

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday the country’s interpretation of the Constitution will “have to change” to allow for greater security to stave off future attacks.

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Created by vox pop bass 51 weeks 5 days ago – Made popular 51 weeks 2 days ago
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Eighth Grader Suspended for NRA Shirt Returns in Same Shirt

http://www.wowktv.com

The eighth grader taken out of school on April 18 for refusing to change his shirt has returned to school today, in the same shirt.

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Created by snowdog2012 51 weeks 6 days ago – Made popular 51 weeks 5 days ago
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