Monthly Archives: August 2013

Need Help Selling or Buying a Pet?

Most people take adopting a pet very seriously. Animal sellers should too. Here are some tips for both the seller and animal adopter looking for a trustworthy dealer. See “Five Ways to Sell a Pet — or Just About Anything” by … Continue reading

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U.S. Suing Texas Over Voter ID Law

The law requiring an ID to vote in Texas was supposedly to prevent voter fraud. It seemed like a reasonable law except for two things: 1) voter fraud is apparently extremely rare and has no effect on state- or nation-wide election; and … Continue reading

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Forced Computer Tracking Over in San Antonio Schools

Andrea Hernandez is back in high school in San Antonio after being expelled for refusing to wear “the mark of the beast.”  On October 1, 2012, John Jay High School and Anson Jones Middle School began forcing students to wear RFID tracking … Continue reading

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Bradley Manning: Leaking the Truth is Treason

Bradley Manning, who leaked government information to the press, was sentenced by a military judge to 35 years in prison. The judgment essentially equates revealing government information, including governmental abuse, as treason.  This could set a legal precedent: letting people know what … Continue reading

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Preteen Gag Order: Welcome to Corporate America

At the age of 10 and 7, two American children had their freedom of speech legally truncated. By an agreement made by their parents, Chris and Stephanie Hallowich, a Pennsylvania boy and girl apparently cannot talk about fracking, shale gas drilling, for the rest … Continue reading

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