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Quote of the Day 11-24-14

There is no god but man.

Man has the right to live by his own law–to live in the way that he wills to do: to work as he will: to play as he will: to rest as he will: to die when and how he will. 118 more words


Definitions of the Day 11/19/14 -- in honor of the Ferguson police department

ASSAULTING AN OFFICER, phr. A legal charge resulting from a vicious attack on six uninjured beefy cops by an unarmed, 150-pound assailant suffering bruises, abrasions, broken bones, and internal injuries. 134 more words


Quote of the Day 11-9-14

“The problem with the Bill of Rights is fairly obvious . . . Any system of entrusting the government to judge and correct its own abuses is the same as appointing the accused criminal as his own judge and jury: Don’t expect many convictions. 14 more words


Republican Senate? Thank Obama.

by Chaz Bufe, author of Provocations: Don’t Call Them Libertarians, AA Lies, and Other Incitements

The Republican takeover of the Senate in 2014 can be traced to the waning months of 2008. 825 more words


Quote of the Day 10-29-14

“He who declares the common will to be the absolute sovereign and yields to it unlimited power over all members of the community, sees in freedom nothing more than the duty to obey the law and to submit to the common will. 15 more words


Bill C-44: Will the "Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act" actually protect Canada and #Humanrights? #OttawaShooting #canpoli

The federal government has said that it would introduce legislation on four main fronts to counter terrorism: providing anonymity to CSIS informants; expanding CSIS’ powers in terms of its ability to undertake investigations overseas; enhancing powers of preventative detention, and prohibiting speech that incites or condones terrorism. 718 more words

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The IRS and Asset Forfeiture

The New York Times had piece this weekend on the IRS and asset forfeiture:

Using a law designed to catch drug traffickers, racketeers and terrorists by tracking their cash, the government has gone after run-of-the-mill business owners and wage earners without so much as an allegation that they have committed serious crimes.

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