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  1. Occupy Wall Street campaigners buy-up debt to abolish it

    The Rolling Jubilee project is seeking donations to help it buy-up distressed debts, including student loans and outstanding medical bills, and then wipe the slate clean by writing them off.

    Individuals or companies can buy distressed debt from lenders at knock-down prices if it the borrower is in default or behind with payments and are then free to do with it as they see fit, including cancelling it free of charge.

    As a test run the group
  2. NFL wants Pat-Downs from Ankles up at all Stadiums


    I wanted to blog about this because it is basically about me. Yes, I work Private Security at a stadium. Let me first say that I think the pat-down policy is $#@!ing retarded. There is no plainer way to put it than the fact that this policy, in my humble opinion, increases the risks posed to all the people (security, NFL personnel, customers et al). I won't say how, but if you think about what a terrorist supposedly does, it shouldn't take a stretch of the imagination to realize ...
    Tags: Free markets
  3. National Guard May Deploy as Socialists, Unions Wreak Havoc in Wisconsin

    Quote Originally Posted by Anti Federalist View Post
    This issue is going to end up being another one of those "separating the wheat from the chaff" issues.

    As repugnant as the ideas these people are protesting in favor of, is anybody here really going to support the idea of armed state enforcers marching in and shooting people for exercising their right to peaceably assemble and protest government for redress of grievances?
    I hope my friend Anti-Federalist will indulge me for this. I have to say that I wholeheartedly ...
    Tags: police state