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Obamacoin Alternative Currency Accepted by City of Keene

by Garret Ean
17 April 2014

Yesterday was a historic day for alternative currencies in Keene, New Hampshire, as the Aqua Keene Parking Force division of the Democratic People’s Republic of Keene police accepted — with no questions asked — the unique and impressive Obamacoin. 262 more words

WITHOUT THE FIRST AMENDMENT, THE BILL OF RIGHTS IS MEANINGLESS

The First Amendment is the most important amendment to protect, but it’s not being championed like the Second Amendment has been.

Without the First Amendment, the Second Amendment is meaningless and so is the Bill of Rights for that matter. 91 more words

The Millstone Report

Did Comcast Raise Cable-TV Rates 68% in the Past Four Years? Not Exactly

The eye-popping claim certainly got some headline play: Comcast raised basic-cable rates 68% from 2009-13, while Time Warner Cable — the target of Comcast’s proposed $45 billion acquisition — actually reduced them by 2.5% over the same time period. 839 more words

News

New York Times v. Sullivan: Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press by Hall (book review)

New York Times V. Sullivan Supreme court case began as a concern from Local Montgomery politicians that the New York Times misrepresented the south and challenged segregationists’ politics, and then became a test for the First Amendment. 1,649 more words

Snowden Statement On Pulitizer: ‘A Vindication’

‘Today’s decision is a vindication for everyone who believes that the public has a role in government.’

Edward Snowden issued a statement on Monday in response to the decision by the Pulitzer prize committee to award their top 2014 award to the Guardian and the Washington Post. 204 more words

USA

Iraq War Veteran Booted from Manchester Freedom Summit

Donning a t-shirt that read, “I DO NOT SUPPORT THE TROOPS” on the front and, “MILITARY MEN ARE PAID KILLERS” on the rear, Manchester area activist… 137 more words

AKPF #1: Ridley Report Emporium 01

In this week’s historical installment of AKPF #1, we are exposed to select Ridley Reports of recent months past, with minor additions inserted as well as a redacted finale from the Cheshire TV controversial after hours program Black Sheep Rising, wherein parking rates are discussed. 177 more words